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Syrian army pushes into Quneitra province

Syrian army pushes into Quneitra province

Hundreds were evacuated from the southwest of the war-torn country as part of what Israel described as a "humanitarian effort". Mr Hunt and Penny Mordaunt said in a joint statement: "Following a joint diplomatic effort by the United Kingdom and global partners, a group of White Helmets volunteers from southern Syria and their families have been able to leave Syria for safety".


11 killed in attack on taxi drivers in South Africa

11 killed in attack on taxi drivers in South Africa

Two others escaped without injury. "We will await for the investigation to advance before speculating on a motive", Sitole said. "There has been a lot of taxi violence in the area but we are still investigating who the perpetrators were", Mr Naicker told the BBC , adding that the vehicle had been "ambushed".


Severe weather over but rain continues

Severe weather over but rain continues

Partly sunny, with a high near 92. Winds NE 5-10 miles per hour. The humidity stays thick too, while temperatures rise back into the low 90s for highs. Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Showers and storms should fizzle for the evening with lows falling into the upper 60s.


Iran president warns Donald Trump of ‘mother of all wars’

Iran president warns Donald Trump of ‘mother of all wars’

Addressing a crowd of Iranian Americans , Pompeo had said that the people of Iran had been living under a tyrannical rule since the last 40 years and the United States stands by their protest. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a joint news conference as part of a meeting with Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz at the federal chancellery in Vienna, Austria, Wednesday, July 4, 2018.


Woman killed by gunman in LA supermarket hostage drama

Woman killed by gunman in LA supermarket hostage drama

A gunman opened fire outside a Los Angeles-area Trader Joe's supermarket on Saturday and barricaded himself inside, police said. "I'm sad to say she didn't make it", he said. Police said they were trying to determine what prompted a man to shoot his grandmother and wound another woman before he crashed his vehicle and ran into a busy supermarket, where he held dozens of people hostage in a tense standoff with heavily armed officers outside.


United Kingdom foreign secretary Boris Johnson resigns over Brexit

United Kingdom foreign secretary Boris Johnson resigns over Brexit

Opposition MPs rounded on Mr Johnson, with Labour's Stephen Doughty suggesting it was "the equivalent of being savaged by a limp lettuce". "It is not too late to save Brexit", Johnson said in his speech. "We must rapidly find an agreement on all the subjects that are still open in the withdrawal agreement ", Barnier said, recalling there were just 13 weeks left.