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‘Ticking bomb’: Abandoned tanker in Red Sea could EXPLODE & spill 1m barrels of oil into the ocean

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An abandoned tanker off Yemen’s coast threatens to turn the Red Sea black. Experts warn that a build-up of volatile gasses in the ship could cause a “catastrophic” explosion that would dump millions of gallons of oil into the sea. The tanker, moored near the Yemeni port of Ras Isa, contains around 1.1 million barrels Read More

Total’s deal-making CEO spends billions to ride out turmoil

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By Francois de Beaupuy on 7/23/2019 PARIS (Bloomberg) –If you’re offered the job of running one of the world’s largest companies, you don’t usually have just an hour to decide if you want it. But that was the challenge Patrick Pouyanne faced when the CEO of oil giant Total SA died suddenly in a plane Read More

Van carrying £112m of drugs crashes into police car at station

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By Connor Sephton, news reporter A van loaded with more than 270kg (600lbs) of meth has crashed into parked police cars in Sydney. The smash happened in front of a police station in one of the city’s suburbs on Monday morning. Image: Drugs worth £112m were found packed into moving boxes Detectives questioned the 28-year-old Read More

US political hype over Russian pic editor FaceApp generates more cash for company – report

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Selfie-editing service FaceApp, which, among other features, makes users look older, has earned $1 million in 10 days, Forbes reports. The revenues came despite warnings from US politicians against using the Russian-made app. The AI-powered app, developed by Russian company Wireless Lab, went viral last week after around three years in existence. While social media Read More

Masked assailants attack Hong Kong protesters in subway

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Clashes in Hong Kong escalated into violence on Sunday as police launched tear gas at pro-democracy protesters and a group of masked assailants attacked people making their way back from the rally in a subway station. The firing of tear gas was the latest confrontation between police and protesters who Read More

Hong Kong clashes involving protesters, police and masked men turn violent

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Clashes in Hong Kong escalated into violence on Sunday as police launched tear gas at pro-democracy protesters and a group of masked assailants attacked commuters in a subway station. The firing of tear gas was the latest confrontation between police and protesters who have taken to the streets for almost Read More

Tear gas fired as police and protesters clash in Hong Kong

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By Tania Snuggs, news reporter Police in Hong Kong have fired tear gas to disperse pro-democracy protesters – hours after a largely peaceful rally against a now-suspended extradition bill. Officers waved a black warning flag before throwing gas canisters at campaigners after they refused to leave the area. Organisers of a march, to call for Read More

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days

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British Airways says it is suspending flights to Cairo for seven days “as a precaution”. In a statement, the airline said: “We constantly review our security arrangements at all our airports around the world, and have suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as a precaution to allow for further assessment. “The safety and security Read More

Man made fake bomb threat to get date with flight attendant

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A 65-year-old man has admitted making a fake bomb threat in the hope of getting a date with a flight attendant. The Serbian man’s telephone call caused Lufthansa’s flight LH1411 to be evacuated on Thursday before its take-off from Belgrade to Frankfurt. All 130 passengers and five crew members had to leave the aircraft while Read More

Bollywood star Ajaz Khan arrested for posting ‘objectional’ videos about Muslim lynching

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Bollywood star and former Bigg Boss contestant Ajaz Khan was arrested by Mumbai Cyber Police for inciting enmity between different religious groups through videos posted to the Tik Tok platform. Ramesh Solanki, a Shiv Sena (Hindu nationalist political organization) worker, filed a police complaint over two July 9 videos posted by Khan in which the Read More