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September 19, 2018 8:05 AM Police investigate possible anti-Muslim attack after car hits pedestrians outside mosque

The Met says "words were exchanged and comments of an Islamophobic nature were allegedly made by the group in the car". Officers were called to the Al-Majlis Al-Hussaini Islamic centre in Cricklewood, northwest London, following reports that a car had collided with three people at around 12.35am on Wednesday. Scotland Yard said the driver failed to stop and officers 6

September 17, 2018 10:04 AM Typhoon Mangkhut damage update: DRAMATIC time-lapse shows destructive storm hit Hong Kong

WATCH as the super typhoon that claimed the lives of 64 people makes landfall in Hong Kong, wreaking havoc in the city before continuing its path of destruction towards Guangdong on the Chinese mainland. Shocking footage shows an aerial time-lapse of Typhoon Mangkhut as it hits Hong Kong, creating a large amount of fog and grey clouds. The video seems 11

September 13, 2018 11:42 AM Two dead as lorry and cars crash on M5, near Taunton

Two people died and another two have been seriously injured in a crash involving a lorry and several cars on the M5 in Somerset. Emergency services were called to the southbound carriageway of the motorway, a mile north of Taunton, at 8.30 BST. The carriageway has been closed by police between junctions 24, at Huntworth, and 25, for Taunton. Nearby roads 13

September 12, 2018 3:45 AM Libya's Tripoli airport diverts flights after rocket attack

The only working airport in Libya's capital, Tripoli, has diverted flights after it came under rocket fire. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties at Mitiga International Airport after the attack on Tuesday night. The airport had only reopened on Friday following clashes between rival militias. A UN-backed government is nominally in power 6

September 12, 2018 12:58 AM Hurricane Florence: South Carolina gubernatorial candidate CALLED up for active duty

SOUTH Carolina’s Democratic Party candidate for governor was deployed on active duty with the SC National Guard unit on Monday as Hurricane Florence approaches, which is threatening to cause extensive damage to the east coast of the United States. Evacuation orders for more than one million people are currently in effect, with the National Hurricane 6

September 11, 2018 6:34 AM Car destroyed in suspected arson in Eggborough

A CAR was destroyed in a suspected arson attack in a village near Selby. Crews were called to a car on fire in Green Acres, Eggborough, at 11.55pm last night (September 10). The crews used a hose reel jet and two sets of breathing apparatus to put the fire out. A spokeswoman for North Yorkshire fire service said: "The car suffered 100 per cent fire damage 8

September 6, 2018 4:12 PM US trade war: China’s FIGHT against Trump SANCTIONS could BACKFIRE on Beijing

BEIJING has imposed retaliatory tariffs on United States goods as it fights the Trump administration’s aggressive trade war. But experts have warned that Beijing’s planned devaluation of the yuan and a lack of demand for US produced goods could backfire on the superpower as it struggles to fight crippling tariffs. Donald Trump hit China with a whopping 13

September 6, 2018 12:53 AM Japan hit by ANOTHER shattering earthquake

JAPAN has been rocked by a second earthquake, which hit the northern island of Hokkaido, just hours after it was struck by a devastating quake which triggered massive landslides and left one person dead. The fresh earthquake hit 29km east of Tomakomai, a coastal city on Hokkaido. According to US earthquake specialist Charles Richter this is likely to have caused 23

September 3, 2018 7:57 AM Fire crews issue access warning after bushes set on fire

The fire scorched trees, bushes and shrubs as well as spreading to damage the side of a derelict garage. Although firefighters were able to put out the fire before it did any significant damage, they were slowed down by having to manoeuvre around double parked cars. A fire service spokesman said: "We had a problem with accessing the area due to cars being 13

September 3, 2018 5:44 AM China's Xi pledges $60 billion in financing for Africa

China's Xi pledges $60 billion in financing for Africa BEIJING (AP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged $60 billion in financing for projects in Africa in the form of assistance, investment and loans, as China furthers efforts to link the continent's economic prospects to its own. Speaking to a gathering of African leaders in Beijing, Xi said the figure 7