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Hundreds missing in Laos after collapse of hydropower dam under construction

Hundreds missing in Laos after collapse of hydropower dam under construction

The full scale of the disaster isn't yet known: several deaths were reported , and hundreds of people were missing after the failure of the Xepian-Xe Nam Noy dam - part of a larger hydroelectric dam network. ABC Laos reported that the water levels were rising in the district but did not provide any more information. The report added that the there were "several human lives claimed, and several hundreds of people missing". Consulte Mais Informação

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Death toll rises from Greece wildfires

Death toll rises from Greece wildfires

At least six people died trying to escape the flames into the sea. Winds reached 80 kph (50 mph) as authorities deployed the country's entire fleet of water-dropping planes and helicopters to give vacationers time to escape. "Today, Greece is mourning and we are declaring three days of national mourning in the memory of those who perished". But as they swam further out, they found themselves in even more peril. Consulte Mais Informação

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Kemp wins Republican nomination for Georgia governor after Cagle concedes

Casey Cagle, Kemp faces Democrat Stacey Abrams. Tippins, a former Navy SEAL who finished fourth in May's Georgia GOP primary and eventually endorsed Kemp, secretly recorded a conversation he had with Cagle in which Cagle said he supported an education bill that he considered "bad policy" to keep a rival politician from receiving millions of dollars from a political action committee. Consulte Mais Informação

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Satellite images show North Korea is 'dismantling facilities at ballistic missile site'

Satellite images show North Korea is 'dismantling facilities at ballistic missile site'

The U.S. and North Korea worked together on so-called joint field activities (JFAs) to recover remains from 1996-2005, until Washington halted operations, expressing concerns about the safety of its personnel. The North didn't turn it into a spectacle as they did with the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in May. "I hope they don't use this to justify steps toward ending the war", he said. Consulte Mais Informação

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He's 'very concerned' about 2018 Russian interference

He's 'very concerned' about 2018 Russian interference

McConnell declined to back up a tweet Trump sent Tuesday suggesting any potential Russian interference in the fall midterm elections would be created to favor Democrats. "The speaker and I have made it clear that Putin will not be welcome up here at the Capitol", McConnell told reporters Tuesday. "That's something we reserve for allies", House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin said earlier Tuesday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amber heatwave alert issued

Amber heatwave alert issued

Temperatures were around 21C in parts of East Anglia and London past midnight. This summer could be on track to rival the summer of 1976 if averages temperatures remain high, the Met Office has said. The hottest July day on record saw the mercury hit 36.7C at Heathrow on July 1 2015. The longest run with no rain at all this summer is 48 days at Brooms Barn, near Bury St Edmunds. Consulte Mais Informação

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Israel downs Syrian fighter jet that breached its airspace

Israel downs Syrian fighter jet that breached its airspace

In Monday's meeting between Lavrov and Netanyahu, Russia offered to keep Iranian forces 100 kilometres (62 miles) away from the Israeli-occupied Golan, but Israel said the proposal did not go far enough. "That's why it may have started as a mistake and ended with a patriot missile shooting it down", Tibon said. "This is a situation where the military has to take decision within seconds". Consulte Mais Informação

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Ivanka Trump to shutter fashion brand, pursue career in public policy

Ivanka Trump to shutter fashion brand, pursue career in public policy

The closure comes as a surprise even within the company, where officials had been discussing the implementation of long-delayed oversight of its foreign factory partners as recently as last week. The company said licensing contracts would not be renewed and those in place will be allowed to run their course. Abigail Klem , the brand's president, broke the news to its 18 staffers Tuesday, The Wall Street Journal reported. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nintendo Files Lawsuit Against Two Well-Known ROM Sites

Nintendo Files Lawsuit Against Two Well-Known ROM Sites

Nintendo filed a lawsuit against the owner of two major sites that deal in emulators for its classic systems, as well as ROMs for many classic Nintendo games. TorrentFreak estimates that these sites could be facing up to $100 million in damages. LoveRETRO's website has been taken offline, replaced with a statement that states that "action is being taken against [them] by Nintendo and until [they] figure it out, the site will remain down". Consulte Mais Informação

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Fallout 76’s Beta Will Go Live in October

Fallout 76’s Beta Will Go Live in October

Whispers on the internet suggest that this is more to do with Bethesda wanting to handle the Fallout 76 servers in-house, however the developer has yet to officially comment on the matter. In addition, it was confirmed that Fallout 76 questions will be answered during QuakeCon 2018. Amazon and Gamestop preorders (and possibly others, but those are the only ones I checked) are for digital editions, so obviously you'll be downloading it from somewhere, and I certainly expect that it will ... Consulte Mais Informação

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IS bombing in Kabul claims at least 14 lives

IS bombing in Kabul claims at least 14 lives

Akhtar was on his way to the AFP bureau to work the night shift and was changing public transportation near the airport when the attack occurred, AFP reported. Dostum left Afghanistan in 2017 after the attorney-general's office launched an investigation into allegations that his followers had tortured and sexually abused a former ally turned political rival. Consulte Mais Informação

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Ryan: Trump 'Just Trolling People' With Threat To Revoke Security Clearances

Ryan: Trump 'Just Trolling People' With Threat To Revoke Security Clearances

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) today brushed off White House threats to strip security clearances from former top national security officials who have been critical of the president as "trolling". Sen. Rand Paul kicked off this blacklist effort today when he charged Brennan with "monetizing" his security clearance and calling for POTUS to jettison him from the security clearance list. Consulte Mais Informação

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Judge Grants Immunity To Five Manafort Witnesses

Judge Grants Immunity To Five Manafort Witnesses

Federal Judge T.S. Ellis III told the parties in a hearing that he recognized the "equities and good reasons on both sides of this motion" and would agree to Manafort's lawyers' request for more time. A federal judge in Virginia has agreed to postpone trial for Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort . He said earlier this month that an interview is "probably further away" than before following congressional testimony from Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Peter ... Consulte Mais Informação

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