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  • Six dead, including gunman, in shooting spree in California

    Date: 2018-09-13 08:28:30 GMT - USA - World - SN:13 - ID:7574142

    WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (MENA) - A man went on a shooting rampage in one of the major cities of California's agricultural heartland Wednesday evening, killing his wife and four others before turning the gun on himself, authorities said. While an ....

  • Suu Kyi says handling of Rohingya could have been better

    Date: 2018-09-13 08:26:44 GMT - Vietnam - World - SN:12 - ID:7574141

    HANOI, Sept 13 (MENA) - Myanmar's leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said that the handling of Rohingya Muslims, 700,000 of whom have fled to Bangladesh amid a brutal military campaign, could have been better, but ....

  • Car rams into crowd in China, 11 killed

    Date: 2018-09-13 08:24:00 GMT - China - World - SN:11 - ID:7574137

    BEIJING, Sept 13 (MENA) - Eleven people were killed and 44 injured in a car attack in Hengdong county, Central China's Hunan province, on Wednesday evening, China Daily reported. The car rammed into a crowd gathered at a square in Hengdong county ....

  • 12,000 residents evacuated as typhoon Barijat approaches Guangdong

    Date: 2018-09-13 08:00:29 GMT - China - World - SN:8 - ID:7574106

    BEIJING, Sept 13 (MENA) - Nearly 12,000 residents have been evacuated as the 23rd typhoon of this year approaches south China's Guangdong Province, the Chinese news agency Xinhua reported on Thursday. Some 11,998 residents living in low-lying ....

  • Cancer burden rises to 18.1 million new cases, 9.6 million cancer deaths in 2018

    Date: 2018-09-13 06:32:16 GMT - Switzerland - World - SN:1 - ID:7574070

    GENEVA, Sept 13 (MENA) - The global cancer burden is estimated to have risen to 18.1 million new cases and 9.6 million deaths in 2018. One in 5 men and one in 6 women worldwide develop cancer during their lifetime, and one in 8 men and one in 11 ....

  • US FDA cracks down on Juul and e-cigarette retailers

    Date: 2018-09-12 22:51:26 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:7573833

    NEW YORK, Sept 12 (MENA) – The US Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday warned that teenage use of electronic cigarettes has reached “an epidemic proportion,” and it gave Juul Labs and four other manufacturers 60 days to prove they can keep ....

  • S.Korea opens annual security forum on 'sustainable peace'

    Date: 2018-09-12 22:45:52 GMT - south korea - World - SN:83 - ID:7573834

    SEOUL, Sept 12 (MENA) - South Korea's defense ministry began its annual international security forum in Seoul on Wednesday to discuss ongoing efforts to denuclearize the peninsula, maritime security, defense in cyberspace and other issues, Yonhap ....

  • Trump issues new order authorizing additional sanctions for interfering in upcoming US elections

    Date: 2018-09-12 22:39:15 GMT - USA - World - SN:82 - ID:7573900

    WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (MENA) - US President Donald Trump issued a new order Wednesday authorizing additional sanctions against countries or individuals for interfering in upcoming US elections, but lawmakers of both parties immediately said the effort ....

  • Washington proposes new round of trade talks with China

    Date: 2018-09-12 22:18:22 GMT - USA - World - SN:80 - ID:7573899

    WASHINGTON, Sept 12 (MENA) - The US administration is reaching out to China for a new high-level round of trade talks, in an effort to give Beijing another opportunity to address US concerns before it imposes new tariffs on Chinese imports, The Wall ....

  • Afghan IEC says foreign forces to help safeguard voting centers

    Date: 2018-09-12 21:34:17 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:77 - ID:7573847

    KABUL, Sept 12 (MENA) - The Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan says the security forces have promised to ensure the safety of 5,100 voting centers with the help of foreign forces on election day, TOLO news reported. “At least ....

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