Sunday, August 19, 2018

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Indonesian island hit by another quake, causing landslides

A strong earthquake has jolted the Indonesian island of Lombok, causing landslides on Mount Rinjani and damaging buildings, as it tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed 460 people
Updated: 4 hours ago

Cyprus extradites Egyptian hijacker who dropped legal fight

Cyprus police say an Egyptian man who in 2016 hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and ordered it to land on the east Mediterranean island has been extradited to his homeland
Updated: 4 hours ago
Over 2 million Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage

Over 2 million Muslims begin annual hajj pilgrimage

More than 2 million Muslims have begun the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia
Updated: 5 hours ago
Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power

Renewable resort: Greek island to run on wind, solar power

When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power
Updated: 5 hours ago
Trains bring drinking water to flooded southern Indian state

Trains bring drinking water to flooded southern Indian state

Indian authorities are bringing drinking water by train to the flooded southern state of Kerala, where over 300 people have died and 300,000 are displaced in the worst flooding in a century
Updated: 5 hours ago
German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS man

German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS man

German federal prosecutors say they're taking seriously a Yazidi woman's claim she encountered her former Islamic State captor in Germany, but need more information to identify him
Updated: 6 hours ago
Review: Journey, Def Leppard defy Father Time, thrill 17,500 fans at Amalie Arena in Tampa

Review: Journey, Def Leppard defy Father Time, thrill 17,500 fans at Amalie Arena in Tampa

The inevitable question a double bill like Def Leppard and Journey begs is this: Which of the two classic rock hit machines, both well into their 50s and 60s, still rocks the hardest? Stick around, we'll get there in a minute.First, though, can we ta...
Updated: 8 hours ago

Brazilians attack Venezuelan immigrants in border town

Residents of Brazil's border town of Pacaraima attacked Venezuelan immigrants after a local storeowner was robbed, stabbed and beaten by 4 immigrants
Updated: 9 hours ago
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Aug. 20-25

Top things to do in Tampa Bay for the week of Aug. 20-25

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: The Bucs take on the Detroit Lions in their first pre-season home game at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on Friday. Tickets vary by game. buccaneers.com.Monster Jam Triple Threat Series: Competitors challenged to drive speedste...
Updated: 11 hours ago
The Latest: US's Pompeo sends condolences over Annan's death

The Latest: US's Pompeo sends condolences over Annan's death

The Latest: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed his sadness over the death of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and sent his condolences to his family
Updated: 11 hours ago