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Author: 0 Israel strikes Syrian anti-aircraft battery in response to shots

Israel has sought to avoid becoming more directly involved in the six-year civil war in neighbouring Syria , though it acknowledges carrying out dozens of air strikes to stop what it calls advanced arms deliveries to Hezbollah. "If anti-aircraft fire is being carried out for any military activity, we will respond as we did now", said the Israeli military spokesman. They were unscathed but one of the missiles, on its descent, was intercepted by Israel's Arrow air defence system.

People Two people reported dead in raging wildfires in Spain's community of Galicia
Author: 0 Two people reported dead in raging wildfires in Spain's community of Galicia

Portugal has been especially hard hit by wildfires this year, including one that killed 64 people in June. Schools were closed Monday and at least 20 planes were joining 350 firefighting units in tackling the blazes. Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he's going to visit the area, which is his native region. The flames had reached O Castro, a large hilltop park in the heart of Vigo with sweeping views of the city's estuary, Spanish public television TVE reported.

People Catalonia refuses to make clear if it will declare independence from Spain
Author: 0 Catalonia refuses to make clear if it will declare independence from Spain

On Sunday in Girona, a Catalan city where Puigdemont was once mayor, hundreds gathered in favour of independence , chanting the slogan: "No turning back!" Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont did not give a clear answer to Madrid whether he proclaimed independence for Catalonia last week and after he resumed his calls for dialogue, world agencies said.

People Ontario Colleges Are Officially Going On Strike
Author: 0 Ontario Colleges Are Officially Going On Strike

St. Clair College previously said that all classes, including those taught by part-time faculty, will be suspended in the event of a strike. At this time, George Brown, Seneca College, and Humber College, have all announced that they will be cancelling all classes until further notice.

People Taj Mahal Was Built by Traitors: BJP MLA Sangeet Som
Author: 0 Taj Mahal Was Built by Traitors: BJP MLA Sangeet Som

Addressing a gathering, he said that wrong history was taught to students till date and "our government will change history". The Uttar Pradesh tourism booklet, which was recently released, included Adityanath's Gorakhpur temple but had no mention of the Taj Mahal.

People 6 killed as cylinder blast brings down building, several feared trapped
Author: 0 6 killed as cylinder blast brings down building, several feared trapped

A suspected cylinder blast ripped through a building in Bengaluru killing three people. However, local home minister Ramalinga Reddy ruled out the possibility of blast. They died on the spot while two children sustained injuries. The fire officials said that the incident occurred around 6.50 am when an LPG gas leak led to an explosion.

Author: 0 72 dead, 30 missing in floods, landslides in Vietnam

Vietnam is ranked the seventh most disaster-prone country in the world, and disasters over the past two decades have caused more than 13,000 deaths and property damage in excess of $6.4 billion, according to Achim Fock, acting country director for the World Bank in Vietnam.

People China understood India's strength, our issues resolved: Rajnath Singh
Author: 0 China understood India's strength, our issues resolved: Rajnath Singh

Singh has said the country's borders were "completely safe" and China has also started to understand that "India is no more weak". "India has emerged as a powerful nation under Modiji's leadership". "India's prestige at the worldwide level has grown", he said. Singh warned Pakistan that now the circumstances in India have changed as the Congress is not ruling the country.

People Pro-IS militants continue fierce fight in Philippines' Marawi
Author: 0 Pro-IS militants continue fierce fight in Philippines' Marawi

The purported leader of the Islamic State group Southeast Asia branch, Isnilon Hapilon, centre, at a meeting of militants at an undisclosed location. "Following their operational plan, they were able to go this morning. Meantime, he added that "our units in the frontline are continuing with their offensives to neutralize the remaining terrorists and rescue their hostages to end the crisis in Marawi".

People No Question of Corruption in Jay's Company: Amit Shah
Author: 0 No Question of Corruption in Jay's Company: Amit Shah

Amit Shah emphasised that none of his son's companies "did even one rupee worth of business" in any way with the government. However, Amit Shah's unwillingness to acknowledge the reality of his son taking an unsecured loan from KIFS Financial Services Ltd.

People How to Watch Giants vs. Broncos
Author: 0 How to Watch Giants vs. Broncos

How do you pull off a stunning upset when the chips are down? The men in the defensive backfield stepped up Sunday night with their best effort of the season. He was in pain as he headed through the tunnel, giving way to Brock Osweiler for the final possession of the second quarter. "I thought the intensity was fine".

People Oil rig on Lake Pontchartrain explodes near Kenner, several injured
Author: 0 Oil rig on Lake Pontchartrain explodes near Kenner, several injured

No deaths had been reported. The explosion occurred in Lake Pontchartrain near St. Charles Parish and North Kenner at around 8 p.m. CST. " Several people have been rescued from the active fire on the rig ", he said. Currently, crews are working to stop the oil flow if any while they wait for the platform to cool, allowing the fire to burn out. "We believe there is still one unaccounted for", Sheriff Joe Lopinto said.

People Charlo vs. Lubin: Prediction and preview
Author: 0 Charlo vs. Lubin: Prediction and preview

Charlo said he wants to unify the 154-pound titles and if he has a choice he would like to fight International Boxing Federation champ Jarrett Hurd who made his first title defense earlier Saturday with a 10th round stoppage of Austin Trout .

Author: 0 AirAsia jet lands safely in Perth after losing cabin pressure mid flight

It was really upsetting", one passenger told the local Nine network. In June, an AirAsia X flight on its way to Bali was also forced to turn back to Perth after an engine problem left it "shaking like a washing machine". This is the second incident involving an AirAsia flight out of Perth. "Nobody told us what was going on", she said. "Then the masks dropped and it frightened the s-t out of me".

People Jeenbekov set to win Kyrgyz presidential election
Author: 0 Jeenbekov set to win Kyrgyz presidential election

The central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan will choose a new president on Sunday in elections that are unusual in the region for being unpredictable. But constitutionally barred from seeking a second six-year term, he backed Mr. Observers had expected a close runoff between him and Mr. Jeenbekov. Atambayev and Jeenbekov's Social Democratic party is the biggest in parliament and dominates the coalition cabinet.

People Six Egyptian soldiers killed in attack in restive Sinai
Author: 0 Six Egyptian soldiers killed in attack in restive Sinai

Six Egyptian soldiers and 24 militants were killed as the Egyptian army foiled terrorist attacks on checkpoints in North Sinai province, the Egyptian military spokesman said in a statement on Sunday. Security searched the area and chased the gunmen, the army added. But the insurgency there has gained momentum after the Egyptian military ousted an elected Islamist president in 2013.

People Las Vegas shooting victim emerges from coma, takes first steps
Author: 0 Las Vegas shooting victim emerges from coma, takes first steps

Mary says, "She sometimes taps to music and also took her first steps today with the assistance of the nurses - 3 steps to the chair and 3 steps back to the bed". While Frost lost her right eye and has a long road of recovery ahead of her, she continues to amaze her doctors and family, according to the family's GoFundMe page .

Author: 0 Wind warning issued for this afternoon

The stormy weather rolled into the region at around 3 p.m. from the east. Drivers on Highway 427 reported very poor visibility, while traffic lights around the city were knocked offline as well. The weather agency issued the warning on Sunday afternoon, upgrading a previously issued special weather statement for the region. After it passes, many areas could experience wind gusts between 70 to 80 km/h.

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