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100 people trapped on gondola

100 people trapped on gondola

Public transportation authorities said 32 cable cars were in operation at the time of the accident. The incident is said to have been the result of one of the gondolas clipping a part of the support structure, bringing the entire cable transport system to a standstill.


Rockies take calculated risk in deal for Jonathan Lucroy

Rockies take calculated risk in deal for Jonathan Lucroy

Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis kicks his leg out after being called out on strikes during the ninth inning of a baseball game, as Texas Rangers catcher Jonathan Lucroy returns the ball to the mound, Saturday, July 29, 2017, in Arlington, Texas.


Auto bomb in Mogadishu kills at least 5

Auto bomb in Mogadishu kills at least 5

The African Union has a 22,000 strong force in the country dedicated to fighting Shabaab and backing up the internationally backed government in the capital Mogadishu . The bomb went off in a traffic while soldiers were searching cars at a nearby intersection. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab often carries out deadly bombings in Mogadishu against high-profile targets such as hotels and checkpoints.


Russia's Putin signs Russian-Armenian military grouping deal into law

Russia's Putin signs Russian-Armenian military grouping deal into law

The protocol was signed in Damascus on January 18, 2017, and "is aimed at establishing the global legal framework regulating the conditions for the presence of the Russian air group in Syria and boosting the defense potential of Russia and Syria proceeding from the parties' mutual desire to strengthen and develop military cooperation".


Brexit ministers at war with Philip Hammond over 'dangerous' European Union transitional deal

Brexit ministers at war with Philip Hammond over 'dangerous' European Union transitional deal

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond said Friday that ministers had a consensus that even if the United Kingdom departs the European Union in March 2019, nothing should change the next day. "And the rumours of Boris Johnson being about to resign fuel the uncertainty". Meanwhile there was concerns that Mr Hammond will ditch another part of Tory policy and try to put up taxes in his Budget later this year following a summit in the Treasury on Monday to discuss how to fill the £4 ...