California Death toll rises

forty people have died in the California wildfires after six days of fires. California’s governor declared it was “one of the greatest tragedies”. ten thousand plus firefighters are still battling 16 remaining flames.Image result for California wildfire

Example of those worst-affected zones is the city of Santa Rosa.

 

 

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Las Vegas shooting

Police are searching for the motive of the Las Vegas shooter. at least 59 people have been killed and 527 have been injured. Stephen Paddock the gunman opened fire from the 32nd story of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. Image result for Las Vegas shooting

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Catalonia votes yes

the Catalonian people have voted to leave Spain despite Spanish Riot police removing the ballot boxes from polling stations and hitting the public. Image result for catalonia riot

it is not expected that The Spanish government will recognize what the Spanish government call “the Ilegal referendum” the Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont says the Spanish region has won the right to statehood

 

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​Merkel wins fourth term

Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term while nationalists have made a historic swell in federal elections.  ​the current coalition partner, the social democratic SPD, says it will go into opposition after historic losses.

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U.S national debt surpasses $20 trillion

the U.s debt has surpassed 20 trillion $ and that’s something to be worried about. f For the first time in its history the US government has more than $20 trillion in debt the “achievement” was really hit on Friday but we are just reporting on it now.

 

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Hurricane Irma hits Cuba

Hurricane Irma is devastating  Cuba with wild winds and strenuous rain after devastating various Caribbean islands. The storm made landfall on the Camaguey Archipelago But the Bahamas have been spared after Irma switched track but will hit Florida. Image result for Hurricane Irma hits Cubaimage from Sky News

Hurricane Irma destroys the Caribbean

Hurricane Irma is currently annihilating the Caribbean here is the

current radar loop.

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7.8 BN for recovery

Donald trump is has asked Congress for $7.8bn to help recovery efforts in texas and Louisiana. some residents have been allowed to go back to their Homes however it is not expected that any more shall be allowed to return. Mr Trump is to visit Texas for an another time on Saturday.  Image result for texas floodimage from CNN.com

missile over northern Japan

north Korea has fired a missile over northern Japan. the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called an “unprecedented” threat to his country. the missile launched early on Tuesday (NKT) north Korea time. The UN Security Council is expected to hold an emergency meeting. Image result for North Korea fires missile over Japan

 

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stabs in Brussels

A man has been shot dead after attacking two soldiers with a machete in the centre of Brussels.

The attacker, aged 30, was injured in the street but later died in hospital. One of the soldiers suffered a wound to the face, the other has a hand injury.Image result for Man shot after stabbing troops brusselsimge from The Independent

 

the original report from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-41057304

Iraq launches ground offensive

Iraqi ground forces have begun an operation to retake Tal Afar, one of the last cities in the country held by the Islamic State group, officials say.
In a televised speech announcing the offensive overnight, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said the jihadists had the choice between “surrender or die”.

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the original report from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-40990509

Burkina Faso terror attack

Eighteen people have been killed and a number have been wounded in a “terrorist attack” in the heart of the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, the government says.Gunmen opened fire on customers seated outside a restaurant, eyewitnesses were quoted as saying.The attack is now over, authorities say, with the two assailants also killed by security forces.A jihadist attack on a nearby cafe killed 30 people in January last year.

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the original report from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-40920338

the Guam missile strike

North Korea maintains its plan to fire missiles near the US region of Guam will soon be ready, as a war of words with Washington escalates. State media said Hwasong-12 rockets would fly over Japan and land in the ocean about 17 miles from Guam,Google Maps.png

china urges

China’s foreign minister has told his North Korean counterpart that Pyongyang should stop carrying out nuclear and missile tests, hours after fresh sanctions were accepted by the United Nations Security Committee. Image result for China's foreign minister has told his North Korean counterpartimage from The Hindu

 

the original report from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-40842068

any ideas blzz

overwatch is a very good sorry great game but where did they get the idea for zenyatta’s balls well we think we know one of our editors spotted this when he was at a museum whether was blizzards inspiration or not the summer games are nearly here.      IMG-20170731-WA0000[134]

Barcelona attack

Spanish police say they have killed five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils to stop a vehicle attack, after an earlier one in Barcelona.

The men, wearing explosive belts, were linked to the first attack, police say.

Thirteen people died and dozens were hurt when a van hit crowds in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona on Thursday. The driver fled and is still at large.Image result for Barcelona attackimage from The Independent

 

 

the original report from http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-40971004

 

 

all in range

north Korea says that it’s latest test was a huge success defining it as a strict warning to U.S. Kim Jong-un said the test confirmed that the entire US was within striking range, state media announced. look at that face.North Korean leader Kim Jong-un reacts during test launch in undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency on May 15, 2017image from https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-northkorea-missiles-southkorea-idUKKBN1AD20Y

Russia links List

For nearly a year Donald Trump and his advisors have been denying that there has been any contact between his cabinet and Russian officials.

Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, former White House press secretary Sean Spicer, Trump spokeswoman Hope Hicks and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort have all beforehand denied that there were any connections or links between the Trump campaign and Russian administration officials. Image result for Russia linksimage from The Washington Post

 

List from  http://edition.cnn.com/2017/07/24/politics/kushner-russia-statement-trump-denials/index.html

Spicer quits

Sean Spicer the White House press secretary he is reportedly stepping down because he is troubled with President Donald Trump’s choice of a new communications executive. But he told Fox that he had “no regrets” concerning his six-month job.Image result for Sean Spicerimage from Rolling Stone

question Time

Donald Trump’s eldest son Donald Trump.JR, Donald Trump’s son-in-law and ex-campaign manger will testify in front of the U.S Senate on the grounds of Russian interference in the election they will be questioned about links to Russian executives.Image result for Donald Trump's eldest son Donald Trump.JR, Donald Trump's son-in-law and ex-campaign managerimage from RawStory

may on centre court

Theresa May has told the Tory ministers and MPs backbiting over discrepancies inside the party. The prime minister informed that alternative to her in number 10 would be Jeremy Corbyn. it occurred at a summertime gathering for backbench Tory MPs on the Commons terrace on Monday. Image result for Theresa Mayimage from The Independent

Bastille day

President Donald Trump has arrived in Paris to celebrate Bastille day with President Emmanuel Macron. This will be the second time this week that Trump has been in Europe. Air Force One landed at Paris Orly which is to the south of Paris. Image result for President Donald Trump has arrived in Parisimage from WLWT Cincinnati

The big one

today Teresa may will make a speech this will be her fist speech since losing her majority she will also say that unshakeable sense of meaning” to constitute a “fairer Britain”  in the speech.

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U.K U.S trade deal

Donald Trump has said that “he expects a dominant trade deal with the UK to be developed very promptly. Articulating at the G20 summit in Hamburg, Trump said he would visit London. Asked when he replied: “We’ll work that out”. the president added that he thought that the U.K would thrive after is departed from the E.U Image result for theresa may and donald trump at g20image from The Scotsman

trump & putin

at this years G 20 Trump will meet Vladimir Putin for the first time Putin is at the G 20 summit in Hamburg.  they have both said that they want to repair ties destroyed over the crises in Syria. Image result for g20 2017image from Wikipedia

U.S and S.Korea missile drill

the U.S and S.Korea have missile drill in response to the supposedly working missile test by the North Koreas. China and Russia have urged North Korea to halt its weapons plans in a transaction to prevent the US-South Korean military drills. (do you think that WWIII will happen) Image result for U.S and S.Korea missile drillimage from Sputnik International

north Korea’s working test ICBM

north Korea has successfully tested an ICBM according to them. earlier the U.S announced that North Korea has fired a test missile towards Japan the missile also landed in Japanese waters. this is also the first time that they have said that they have a working ICBMImage result for north Korea test ICBMimage from Popular Mechanics

 

Damascus bomber

a suicide bomber launched an attack in Syria’s capital the suicide bomber was in one of three cars and wherein a police chase police stopped two out of three cars but the third car entered Tahrir Square and when surrounded blew himself up.Image result for Suicide car bomb chase in Damascusimage from BBC

trump travel ban in place

people from six different countries will no longer be able to enter the U.S without family or business. the surprising thing is that this time it got through unlike the last something times. Monday’s Supreme Court verdict propped the provisional ban, a fundamental Trump policy. Image result for trump travel banimage from Reuters

queen’s speech passes

the queen’s speech has passed parliament by 14 votes. the conservatives have survived the first political wave but what will be thrown at them next. MPs voted in favour of package of legislation wich was turned down a noch after the torys lost their majority Image result for queen's speech passesimage from Belfast Telegraph

DUP deal

the conservatives have made a deal with the DUP. the deal will increase spending in Northern Ireland by one billion pounds. the Irish foreign minster has warned  Northern Ireland’s parties that there must have a deal by Tuesday night. (which they do) Image result for DUP dealimage from The Telegraph

 

oil tanker blazer

at least 123 people when killed when an oil tank burst into flames close the Pakistani city of Bahawalpur, A crowd had assembled reportedly to accumulate fuel leaking from the vehicle when it caught ablaze. Dozens are being treated in hospital.Image result for Pakistan oil tanker infernoimage from RT.com

140 missing

140 are missing after a landslide hit in the Sichuan province in south-western China, 40 homes were destroyed. the event happened at about 06:00 local time. Rescue teams are frantically hunting for survivors caught under rocks.   Image result for China landslideimage from The Indian Express

queen’s speech time

Today as planned the Queen’s Speech went ahead the speech was mainly dominated by brexit. 8 of the 27 bills are relatable to brexit. Jeremy Corbyn said” May has lost a lot of authority”

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Brussels boom

A man presumed of anchoring off a bomb at Brussels Central Station on the 20th has been named as a 36-year-old Moroccan from a city district that has produced a number of jihadist attackers Image result for brussels bombingimage from Daily Mirror

 

 

brexit begins

yesterday brexit talks started. David Davids has said “talks went off with a promising start” The UK has conceded to the EU’s favored order for the talks which will mean trade agreements do not begin right away.   Image result for brexit talksimage from Politico Europe

Finsbury Park ram

one man has died and 10 people are injured after a 48-year-old ramed Muslims leaving the two in the aria Thresa May has said: “were treating it as a potential terrorist attack”. today she will be charing a meeting with Cobra wich is the UK crisis response committeeImage result for Finsbury Parkimage from The Independent

 

seven missing: updat

The 7 missing sailors that went missing yesterday have been found dead in a flooded compartment on board the ship search workers have said “we found the bodies on Sunday morning Japan time”Image result for uss fitzgeraldimage from Mirror

seven missing

7 us are sailors missing after a cargo ship collided with the warship off of the coast of Japan. The commanding officer is injured. The destroyer USS Fitzgerald is heavily damaged now returning to a neutral portImage result for USS Fitzgeraldimage from NBC News

public inquiry time

Theresa May has ordered a full public enquiry into the Grenfell Tower that went on fire and killed at least 17 people. The search workers do not Theresa May has said people deserve answers as to why the fire spread so rapidly.Image result for theresa may public inquiryimage from The Independent

baseball shock

A gunman has killed an American congressman in a Suburb of Washington DC. The incident took place at a baseball practice. The attacker has been identified as James T Hodgkinson, he was taken to hospital but died from his injuries.Image result for James T Hodgkinsonimage from  Daily Wire

 

seat of truth

Jeff Sessions is to testify in front of the Senate intelligence committee. Jeff Sessions tried to organise a private hearing, however, has agreed to speak publicly his testimony will be a reasonable extension to James Comey’s giving his side of the story. It is due to happen tomorrow at 2:30 Washington time. But sessions presence is not without hazard.Image result for jeff sessionsimage from Wikipedia

 

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delayed by the DUP

The Queen’s Speech which the government lays their plans for the next five years has been delayed by a few days however it will still be going ahead as planned on the 19th.

It was delayed by negotiations with the Democratic Unionist party and these negotiations are still ongoing, the drymen times understands.Image result for queen's speechimage from Gov.uk

France: the new poll

France is returning to the polls to decide their mp’s. French voters are casting their vote a month after electing Emmanuel Macron.

Macron will be expecting the candidates for his centrist party, La Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move), will get the majority of the 577 seats.

ha! May is struggling to get 326

PS: it is June not May get with the times

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Merkel on Brexit

Angela Merkel has announced she recognises no restrictions in the way of starting Brexit talks as scheduled after Theresa May failed to win the bulk of seats in Thursday’s UK election.Image result for Merkelimage from The Independent

It’s still May

Theresa May has lost the majority in this election and is now making a collaborative government with the DUP. this is not the first time that a combative government has been formed. Image result for theresa mayimage from The Independent

Hung parliament

Theresa may has failed to win the majority. this means that it is a hung parliament  Theresa may will have to form a collision with an another party and decide if she still wants to be prime minister.Image result for Hung parliamentimge from The Times

who will win?

Logomakr_1hVkI8as the general election comes to a close who will win the right to govern? in is now up to the public to decide. it all comes to end on the 8th of June. the polls suggest that may and the only thing she has to do is to beat Jeremy Corban.Logomakr_1o57dDthe leader of the Labour party.

 

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Notre-Dame shot

a man has been shot outside of Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris he is not dead but severely wounded. 900 people are still inside the cathedral. Officials said this is a (terrorist incident). France has been in a state of emergency since the 2015 attacks.Image result for Notre-Dame attackimage from CBS News

 

London attack

seven people have been killed in a terrorist attack in London 48 were injured.

a  van drove into pedestrians. eye witnesses say that three men came out of the van and moved to Borough Market. police say that they wearing fake bomb vests.Image result for londonimages from The Telegraph

Tube attack

a hunt has started to find the man or woman behind Fridays Tube attack.

Police said they were tracking down suspects and had numbers of officers dragging through CCTV in the wake of the attack, which wounded 29.

The U.K terror warning has been raised to critical, meaning an attack is presumed to happen. Image result for tube attack london 2017image from NY Daily News