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2019-07-11T16:03:06.071Z
Man who slashed his own neck in court facing death penalty for dismembering woman he found through Tinder 'with girlfriend' Aubrey Trail is defendant who slashed own throat in court and declared partner innocent Located at the top of a department store, the zoo has been controversial for keeping animals in tiny, concrete cages EPA 10/50 1 July 2019 A protester breaks in to the Legislative Council building in Hong Kong during a protest on the 22nd anniversary of the territory's handover to China from Britain Reuters 11/50 30 June 2019 Riot police use rubber pellets to disperse LGBT rights activists as they try to gather for a pride parade, which was banned by the governorship, in central Istanbul, Turkey Reuters 12/50 29 June 2019 A member of the LGBTQ community participates in the Metro Manila Pride parade in Marikina City, Philippines Reuters 13/50 28 June 2019 Explosive charges blow up the remaining sections of the Morandi Bridge in Genoa, Italy after it partially collapsed last year killing 43 and injuring dozens AFP/Getty 14/50 27 June 2019 A forest fire flare up in Ziltendorf near Frankfurt, Germany as mainland Europe suffers an intense heatwave AFP/Getty 15/50 26 June 2019 One of the world's most hazardous volcanoes, Mount Ulawun in Papua New Guinea, erupts spewing lava and ash high into the air AFP/Getty 16/50 25 June 2019 A Russian Soyuz MS-11 space capsule carrying astronauts returning from the International Space Station lands in the steppes of south-east Kazakhstan AP 17/50 24 June 2019 An aerial view shows a crater on a barley field near Ahlbach
2019-07-11T15:22:54.287Z
Hurricane Barry path update: Shock spaghetti model shows 'devastating' storm path HURRICANE BARRY is set to strike New Orleans in the next 48 hours and a shocking spaghetti model illustrates the multiple locations the destructive storm could hit. Meteorologists predicted between 10 and 20 inches (25 and 50 cm) of rain would fall on the Gulf Coast on Friday and Saturday from West Texas through New Orleans and the Louisiana coast Officials advised residents on Wednesday to stock up on emergency supplies and ordered evacuations in some vulnerable residential areas
2019-07-11T15:11:30.084Z
The Daily 202: In the era of no regrets, Acosta and Pelosi are not sorry Trump’s never-apologize ethos appears contagious. But the incident that led to his departure underscores the extent to which climate science has become contested terrain under the current administration The plane made an emergency landing in Raleigh, N.C., after part of the engine came loose and caused smoke inside the cabin: A man injured his groin during a gender-reveal party
2019-07-11T14:51:27.540Z
Earthquake WARNING: Moon drifting from Earth which could have major consequences THE Moon is slowly drifting away from Earth and it could have devastating consequences, researchers have confirmed. Mario Sucerquia of the University of Antioquia in Colombia told New Scientist: Earth’s tidal strength is gradually pushing the moon away from us at a rate of about 3 centimetres a year The correlation between Earth’s rotation and earthquake activity is strong and suggests there is going to be an increase in numbers of intense earthquakes
2019-07-11T14:39:03.078Z
New Orleans flooding: Major emergency declared as tornadoes hit - latest forecast A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY has been declared in New Orleans as storms dumped torrent rain on the US city. Here’s the latest forecast as Hurricane Barry looms. John in New Orleans was severely damaged Wednesday by what appears to have been a tornado He added: Areas to the east of the landfall point are expected to see the heaviest rain this weekend, with 20-plus inches possible in spots The New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board said that all major pumps were operating and that officials had 118 out of an available 120
2019-07-11T14:39:01.745Z
One high school fired a gay teacher. Another school protected one. They are married to each other Joshua Payne-Elliott alleges in lawsuit that archdiocese interfered with his contractual and employment relationship with his school. Issue erupted locally two years ago Cathedral and Brebeuf are not the first Catholic schools in Indianapolis to grapple with employees in same-sex marriages Runoff from heavy rains in south-central Nebraska is moving down several rivers, posing new flood threats Laurent Gillieron, EPA-EFE Fullscreen Last SlideNext Slide
2019-07-11T14:29:14.834Z
Google admits employees listen to private recordings from around your house Google claims listening to recordings is 'critical' to improving its AI voice assistant March 19 2018 Getty 8/26 A humanoid robot gestures during a demo at a stall in the Indian Machine Tools Expo, IMTEX/Tooltech 2017 held in Bangalore Getty 9/26 A humanoid robot gestures during a demo at a stall in the Indian Machine Tools Expo, IMTEX/Tooltech 2017 held in Bangalore Getty 10/26 Engineers test a four-metre-tall humanoid manned robot dubbed Method-2 in a lab of the Hankook Mirae Technology in Gunpo, south of Seoul, South Korea Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty 11/26 Engineers test a four-metre-tall humanoid manned robot dubbed Method-2 in a lab of the Hankook Mirae Technology in Gunpo, south of Seoul, South Korea Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty 12/26 The giant human-like robot bears a striking resemblance to the military robots starring in the movie 'Avatar' and is claimed as a world first by its creators from a South Korean robotic company Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty 13/26 Engineers test a four-metre-tall humanoid manned robot dubbed Method-2 in a lab of the Hankook Mirae Technology in Gunpo, south of Seoul, South Korea Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty 14/26 Waseda University's saxophonist robot WAS-5, developed by professor Atsuo Takanishi Rex 15/26 Waseda University's saxophonist robot WAS-5, developed by professor Atsuo Takanishi and Kaptain Rock playing one string light saber guitar perform jam session Rex 16/26 A test line of a new energy suspension railway resembling the giant panda is seen in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China Reuters 17/26 A test line of a new energy suspension railway, resembling a giant panda, is seen in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China Reuters 18/26 A concept car by Trumpchi from GAC Group is shown at the International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou, China Rex 19/26 A Mirai fuel cell vehicle by Toyota is displayed at the International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou, China Reuters 20/26 A visitor tries a Nissan VR experience at the International Automobile Exhibition in Guangzhou, China Reuters 21/26 A man looks at an exhibit entitled 'Mimus' a giant industrial robot which has been reprogrammed to interact with humans during a photocall at the new Design Museum in South Kensington, London Getty 22/26 A new Israeli Da-Vinci unmanned aerial vehicle manufactured by Elbit Systems is displayed during the 4th International conference on Home Land Security and Cyber in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv Getty 23/26 Electrification Guru Dr. Wolfgang Ziebart talks about the electric Jaguar I-PACE concept SUV before it was unveiled before the Los Angeles Auto Show in Los Angeles, California, U.S Reuters 24/26 The Jaguar I-PACE Concept car is the start of a new era for Jaguar
2019-07-11T14:15:51.796Z
BBC Weather: Arctic air sweeps through Europe bringing more dangerous thunderstorms BBC WEATHER warned bitterly cold air from the Artic Circle will sweep in across the continent and plunge temperatures this week as thunderstorms continue to hit. We have got a few thunderstorms in the forecast Tomasz Schafernaker The air is coming all the way from the very far north, from the Arctic Circle in fact Greece was struck by intense gale force winds last night at the coast of Halkidiki, killing at least six people The intense weather in northeastern Spain has already left at least one person dead, following torrential rainfall
2019-07-11T13:50:00.622Z
UK Weather: Met Office map reveals where thunderstorms and heavy rain will strike today THE MET OFFICE has warned thunderstorms will strike parts of Britain on Thursday with a weather chart showing where they will likely hit. There will be some heavy outbreaks of rain across some central and northern areas but some of us staying dry across the south That's left us with no choice but the slash our odds again on this July being the wettest ever and it is now just 6-4 to be so
2019-07-11T13:49:58.257Z
New Orleans braces as Tropical Storm Barry forms; Storm expected to hit Louisiana as a hurricane Saturday The weather disturbance in the Gulf is expected to strengthen into Tropical Storm Barry by nightfall and hit as a hurricane Saturday, NWS says. Louisiana is under a hurricane watch as a tropical storm near the Gulf Coast gains strength Burton said her neighborhood looked like a lake outside her door John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency in anticipation of tropical weather that could dump as much as 15 inches of rain in the state over the coming days The wave system may form into a hurricane called Barry later in the week
2019-07-11T13:46:33.691Z
NOAA hurricane warning: Hurricane Barry latest path, track and spaghetti maps HURRICANE warnings have been issued by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) as a massive weather system is expected to strengthen to a hurricane by late Friday. Here are Hurricane Barry’s latest path, track and spaghetti models. NOAA adds warnings and additional watches may be required for portions of the northern Gulf Coast later today Storm Surge A dangerous storm surge combined with the tide will cause normally dry areas near the coast to be flooded by rising waters moving inland from the shoreline Tornadoes NOAA says a tornado or two are possible on Thursday and Friday across southern parts of Louisiana and Mississippi
2019-07-11T13:40:59.472Z
California Today: What Can California Expect After 5 Years of Legal Marijuana? Thursday: Learning from the ways weed has reshaped Colorado. (If you don’t already get California Today by email, here’s the sign-up .) Today, my colleague Jack Healy brings us a dispatch from the future sort of [The New York Times] • And here’s what you need to know about PG&E’s role in the deadly Camp Fire
2019-07-11T13:23:20.973Z
Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana... A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was... (Reuters) - A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency on Wednesday The storm system will likely produce storm surge, hurricane force winds, he said at a news conference Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-07-11T13:21:50.606Z
Italian prosecutors launch investigation into Salvini's far-right party's funding Recording of alleged meeting at Metropol hotel in Moscow sparks investigation It was announced that Narendra Modi was to retain the position of Prime Minister along with the BJP EPA 50/50 22 May 2019 Palestinian children help their father sort through arugula produce before he heads to sell it at a market, in an impoverished area in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip AFP/Getty 1/50 USA's players take part in their champions parade through New York after winning the Women's World Cup at the weekend in France Reuters 2/50 9 July 2019 The pack rides during the fourth stage of the Tour de France cycling race in Nancy, France AP 3/50 8 July 2019 Temple Priest Siva Sri Arumugam Paskarakurukkal and Hindu devotees celebrate the Makorcavam temple festival at Germany's largest Hindu temple in Hamm, Germany EPA 4/50 7 July 2019 Megan Rapinoe lifts the Women's World Cup following USA's victory over The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon in the final held in France Getty 5/50 6 July 2019 Manneken Pis is dressed in the overall leader's yellow jersey, before the start of the Tour de France Stage 1 Reuters 6/50 5 July 2019 Sudanese protesters celebrate in the streets of Khartoum after ruling generals and protest leaders announced they have reached an agreement on the disputed issue of a new governing body AFP/Getty Images 7/50 4 July 2019 Demonstrators burn a national flag in front of the White House during a Fourth of July protest Reuters 8/50 3 July 2019 Smoke billows and flames propagate across the hillside near houses after the Stromboli volcano erupted in the north of Sicily
2019-07-11T13:21:13.538Z
Greece storm: Heart-stopping moment tourists run for safety as deadly storm strike SIX tourists, including two children, were killed in a pulverising storm that blasted across northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops before leaving as quickly as it had come. Over 100 people were injured in the violent tempest which whipped through the Halkidiki peninsula bearing 60mph winds Father Andy Gilchrist reportedly said that the storm started as really intense lightning flashes on the horizon, but 'within a click of the fingers' it had come on full-force
2019-07-11T12:56:10.920Z
Robert Fisk: Trump's hissy-fit over Darroch will be chilling for Britain's embassies in the Middle East The betrayal of Our Man in Washington sends a message to every British diplomat: don’t criticise the dictators or their cops or their torturers. Stick to the cocktail circuit. And whatever you do, don’t tell the truth Just for a moment, let’s forget poor old Kim Darroch Let’s jump a couple of days in front of this news story The procession of around 900 riders is one of the oldest Bavarian events AP 32/50 9 June 2019 Police officers use pepper spray against protesters in Hong Kong
2019-07-11T12:50:47.031Z
Miley Cyrus mourns her pet pig Bubba Sue: 'I will miss u always' Sue co-starred in one of Cyrus' most famous magazine covers, in which the 26-year-old pop star appeared naked on the cover of Paper in 2015. Miley Cyrus spoke out for the first time since she was groped and forcibly kissed by a fan while in Spain Very sad to say… my dear friend Pig Pig has passed away, Cyrus wrote on Instagram Stories, captioning a video of the potbellied pig eating an apple Disney Channel Fullscreen ...to famous pop star Hannah Montana by night
2019-07-11T12:50:37.448Z
Greece holiday horror - six killed in freak Halkidiki hail storm SIX foreign nationals, including two children, were killed and more than 100 other people injured after gale-force winds, rain and hailstorms lashed northern Greece late on Wednesday, uprooting trees and collapsing roofs, authorities said. READ MORE: Halkidiki battered by fierce winds - six dead Tourists in a bar in Greece panic as the storm hits (Image: BBC) A man and a young boy, both Russians, died after a tree collapsed near their hotel in the seaside town of Potidea, authorities said
2019-07-11T12:41:37.719Z
ITV This Morning: Holly Willoughby DRAGGED across studio floor in set disaster THIS MORNING presenter Holly Willoughby was dragged across the studio floor by a bunch of sausage dogs in today’s edition of the ITV programme, in a hilarious blunder. Aaah they were so strong, Holly recalled, her previously dishevelled appearance rectified over the advert break a packet of sausages! Also in today’s episode, the presenter scolded medical professional Dr Ranj Singh for missing his cue in one of the segments This Morning continues weekdays at 10.30am on ITV
2019-07-11T12:41:35.059Z
At least seven killed as freak storm lashes Greek resorts At least seven people, including six tourists, were killed and more than 100 oth... Streets in the area were dotted with uprooted pine trees and overturned motorcycles Climate change is an accelerated and self-sustaining cycle that creates new hazards, with increased duration and intensity Our Standards:The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles
2019-07-11T12:33:50.506Z
Hurricane Barry path: Millions under flood risk as dangerous storm heads for New Orleans HURRICANE BARRY is the first tropical system to slam the US this year as millions of Americans have been put under flash flood watches. When will Barry make landfall and where? A Storm Surge Watch is currently in effect for Mouth of the Pearl River to Intracoastal City Ellen Austin, a high school teacher from California who was in town for a convention, told NBC affiliate WDSU of New Orleans: Even though I grew up with Midwestern tornadoes and summer storms, this was next level in terms of the absolute deluge of water coming down so fast
2019-07-11T12:29:34.710Z
Chernobyl to become official tourist attraction, Ukraine says Chernobyl, the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster which resulted in thousands of deaths, is to become an official tourist attraction, Ukraine's president has announced. The trend has seen a sharp rise in recent months since the runaway success of HBO's Chernobyl Weighing in at 36,000 tonnes and measuring 108-metre high, the 1.5 billion euro ($1.7 billion) structure was paid for via a special fund launched by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and sponsored by 45 countries, AFP reported The structure is strong enough to withstand a tornado and is built to last a century, the EBRD said
2019-07-11T12:22:58.365Z
Bishop to spray holy water over city from helicopter in mass exorcism of 'demons' ‘We have to get rid of the devil,’ says Colombian monsignor Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya A party or alliance needs 272 seats to form a government Human Rights Watch has issued a report detailing Buenaventura’s history of abductions and killings by gangs known to maintain chop-up houses where victims are slaughtered Last year the Vatican announced a new training course for exorcism because of the increased demand for deliverance ministry
2019-07-11T12:15:06.054Z
D.C.-area forecast: Steamy today with thunderstorms likely. Tranquil weather returns for weekend. Some of today’s storms could contain torrential rain and damaging wind gusts. By David Streit July 11 at 5:00 AM * Flash Flood Watch in effect from 2 p.m. through late tonight* TODAY’S DAILY DIGIT A somewhat subjective rating of the day’s weather, on a scale of 0 to 10 There is the potential for a strong line of storms within a couple hours of sunset, after which activity should quickly taper off
2019-07-11T12:06:57.350Z