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Germany Orders Biggest Evacuation Since WWII

Germany Orders Biggest Evacuation Since WWII

As many as 70,000 people in the German city will be evacuated prior to bomb diffusion on Sunday. The bomb is an HC 4000 air mine, nicknamed "Wohnbockknacker", for its capability to wipe out an entire street. Two hospitals and Germany's Federal Reserve Bank are within evacuation zone. Even seven decades after the world war unexploded bombs are being discovered from various parts of the country.


Christian child removed from Muslim foster care

Christian child removed from Muslim foster care

The case, The child AB [ZE17C00153 ] made national headlines when newspapers reported concerns over the child's placement with conservative Muslim foster parents by Tower Hamlets Council in East London. But she had never applied for a change of foster carer, the judge added. Reports suggested the child's first ultra-traditional Muslim foster carers had removed a cross she wore around her neck, barred her from eating bacon, and forced her to recite prayers in Arabic.


Mueller, New York Chief Prosecutor Join Forces in Manafort Probe

Mueller, New York Chief Prosecutor Join Forces in Manafort Probe

Trump, who pardoned Arizona's controversial ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio last week, does not have pardon power involving state crimes. The longtime political consultant and lobbyist is being investigated for possible money laundering and has been targeted as someone who might testify against former colleagues, two people familiar with Mueller's work have said.



May: UK stands shoulder to shoulder with Japan against North Korea

I think they're a key player in this. On Tuesday, North Korea launched an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 ballistic missile , which flew over Japan before falling into the Pacific Ocean 733 miles east of Japan's northern island Hokkaido. The U.K. wants to use the Japan-EU deal as the blueprint for its own trade agreement - something that may not be achievable given the U.K.'s smaller economic clout.


6 family members dead in Houston after van swept up in floodwaters

6 family members dead in Houston after van swept up in floodwaters

Sammy Saldivar was driving his parents, 84-year-old Manuel and 81-year-old Belia , both Alzheimer's patients, and the great-grandchildren, ranging in ages 6 to 16. Sheriff Gonzalez said the van wasn't visible at that point and was at least 4 feet under water. A GoFundMe account set up to help the family of the dead children was posted to Virginia Saldivar's page.


Mumbai building collapses, as many as 40 feared trapped

Mumbai building collapses, as many as 40 feared trapped

A building in Mumbai's Byculla collapsed on Thursday morning, killing at least eight people and injuring several others. The rescue operation is underway. Akin to the great floods of July 2005 when the city was buried under 945 mm of rainfall on a single day, Mumbaikars were mostly left to fend for themselves on Tuesday when it rained about 316 mm, paralyzing the megapolis.