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Dog Meat To Be Banned From China's Yulin Festival

Dog Meat To Be Banned From China's Yulin Festival

Thousands of puppies and kitties - many of them stolen pets and strays - are slaughtered for food at the annual celebration, and worldwide opposition to the event has been growing since it began in 2010, The Independent reports . Authorities have also introduced roadblocks to help regulate the flow of animals into the city. A woman arriving with dogs to sell at the Yulin Market.


UN Condemns North Korea Missile Test, Vows Sanctions

UN Condemns North Korea Missile Test, Vows Sanctions

But after enforcing a strict ban on North Korean coal and other measures in early April, there are indications China has eased some pressure on its economically dependent ally. That suggests a range of 4,500 kilometres (2,800 miles) or more if flown for maximum distance, analysts said. But the system might be adapted to provide it, in time, with an intercontinental ballistic missile that could strike the United States.


Freed Chibok Girls Meet President Buhari

Freed Chibok Girls Meet President Buhari

Enoch Mark, a Christian pastor whose two daughters were among those kidnapped, said of the latest releases: "This is good news to us". "Many of the parents of the girls are anxious about the identities of the girls", said Maina Mohammed, uncle to one of the abducted girls.


Wrong-way driver killed, 2 hurt in head-on crash in Maryland

Wrong-way driver killed, 2 hurt in head-on crash in Maryland

A fatal crash on Wednesday afternoon closed part of US 50 eastbound near Annapolis. Murphy was pronounced dead following the accident, while the toddler who was also in that vehicle has been airlifted to Hopkins Pediatric. A third vehicle was also involved in the crash and was driven by Anthony Stanley, 59, of Bowie, Md. Few other details were available; it was not clear how long the road would be closed near MD 2's northbound side.


Important Steps to Prepare for the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

Important Steps to Prepare for the WannaCry Ransomware Attack

She added: "Europol say there are 200,000 victims across the world". The figure could climb as new infections were reported in Asia. The Dutch police therefore advise all Dutch computer users to make sure that they are protected against ransomware by installing all updates instantly, using an anti-virus program and regularly backing up the data on their computers.



King: Trump could face beginning of impeachment process

In addition Trump is facing pointed questions about his discussions with Russian diplomats during which he is reported to have disclosed classified information. But to bring an obstruction charge, a prosecutor would have to show the president was trying to "corruptly" influence the investigation, and proving an improper intent can be hard.