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Tropical Storm Claudette was moving inland over southeastern Louisiana early on June 19, the National Hurricane Center said.The storm was expected to bring heavy rain and potentially life-threatening flood conditions along the Gulf Coast as far as the Florida Panhandle.This footage shows several scenes of the stormy conditions on Alabama’s Dauphin Island, where residents were being warned of potential flooding. Credit: Mary Jo Belmont via Storyful
Anderson Silva could test his boxing skills against Jake or Logan Paul.
Jumpcut is looking to create a more inclusive era of global film and TV — by using data science to discover stories created by underrepresented groups.
President Vladimir Putin sought on Saturday to give Russia's ruling party a pre-election boost by promising to spend big on infrastructure, education and health. Putin, 68, also announced his key allies, the defence and foreign ministers, would front the campaign for the ruling United Russia party for September's parliamentary elections. The jailed Alexei Navalny, Putin's most prominent domestic critic, and his allies, are barred from the elections after they were declared "extremists".
Kevin De Bruyne is still struggling with a dead feeling on the left hand side of his face after a double fracture but said it would not hinder his performance at the European Championship. Belgium’s midfield talisman broke an eye socket and his nose in last month's Champions League final and made a belated entry into Euro 2020 on Thursday, quickly reminding the world of his prodigious talent as he engineered a comeback for his country as they beat Denmark 2-1 in Copenhagen. The 29-year-old said he had little sensation on the side of his face and had been told by doctors, who performed minor surgery on his eye socket, it would only disappear after a few months.
A legal fight over small business grants comes as many are still challenged by acute worker shortages and soaring costs.
Britain's Morrisons declined comment on Saturday after a report that private equity firm Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has made a preliminary bid approach to the supermarket group's board that could value it at 5.5 billion pounds ($7.59 billion). A spokesperson for Morrisons, based in Bradford, northern England, had no comment on the Sky News report. A spokesperson for CD&R also had no comment.
After a year of protests over police brutality, some Republican-controlled states have ignored or blocked police-reform proposals, moving instead in the other direction by granting greater powers to officers, making it harder to discipline them and expanding their authority to crack down on demonstrations. The sponsors of the GOP measures acted in the wake of the nationwide protests that followed George Floyd’s death, and they cited the disturbances and destruction that spread last summer through major U.S. cities, including Portland, New York and Minneapolis, where Floyd died at the hands of officers. “We have to strengthen our laws when it comes to mob violence, to make sure individuals are unequivocally dissuaded from committing violence when they’re in large groups,” Florida state Rep. Juan Fernandez-Barquin, a Republican, said during a hearing for an anti-riot bill that was enacted in April.
Scotland midfielder John McGinn said a bare-chested fan sliding through a puddle inspired his side's impressive display in their 0-0 draw against England at Euro 2020.
Afghanistan's is racing to ramp up supplies of oxygen as a deadly third surge of COVID-19 worsens, a senior health official told The Associated Press in an interview Saturday. The government is installing oxygen supply plants in 10 provinces where the increase in COVID cases in some areas is hovering around 65%, health ministry spokesman Ghulam Dasigi Nazary said. Afghanistan's 24-hour infection count has also continued its upward climb from 1,500 at the end of May when the health ministry was already calling the surge “a crisis,” to more than 2,300 this week.
Kenya unveiled its Tokyo Olympics squad on Saturday with a list of more than 40 athletes including world champion Hellen Obiri and defending 1,500m Olympic gold medallist Faith Chepngetich. Notable names missing were 1,500m world champion Timothy Cheruiyot and defending Olympics 3,000m steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto after both failed to win their trials. The East African nation is an athletics powerhouse and boasts some of the world's top athletes, who regularly win medals at elite competitions in Europe, Asia and North America.
Hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi secured a landslide win in Iran's presidential election on Saturday (June 19).With some 90% of votes counted, Raisi tally was 17.8 million votes out of 28.6 million ballots cast, interior ministry official Jamal Orfi told a televised news conference.That gives him an unassailable lead.Outgoing President Hassan Rouhani visited Raisi at his offices to congratulate him and said he has a "heavy responsibility"."I have no doubt that the people will support his legitimate government so that their interests can be best implemented and operationalized."Raisi, a 60-year-old Shi'ite cleric, was widely tipped to win having been endorsed by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.But dissidents at home and abroad say popular anger over economic hardships and curbs on freedoms kept many Iranians at home.Turnout was reported to be 48%, slightly higher than analysts had predicted but lower than the 73.3% in 2017.Another deterrent for pro-reform voters was a lack of choice.That's after the Guardian Council, a hardline election body, barred heavyweight moderates and conservatives from standing.A U.S. state department spokesperson on Friday (June 18) said Iranians had been denied their right to choose their own leaders in a free and fair election.Raisi was placed under U.S. sanctions a few months after being appointed judiciary chief in 2019.That was for alleged human rights violations including the executions of thousands of political prisoners in 1980s.Iran has never acknowledged the mass executions and Raisi has never addressed allegations about his role.The election also comes at a critical time.Iran and six major powers are in talks to revive their 2015 nuclear deal.Raisi offered no detailed political or economic program during his election campaign, but has backed the revival of the nuclear pact a development that would bring an easing of U.S. sanctions that have crushed Iran's economy.
Black and Hispanic Americans face a tougher road to a financially secure retirement. The pandemic’s sweeping job losses only made these challenges harder.
Palestinian Islamist organisation Hamas congratulates ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi for his victory at Iran's presidential election, a widely anticipated result after many political heavyweights were barred from running.
KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — A portion of the highway that is being built at the Sungai Buloh-Kota Damansara section of the North Klang Valley Expressway gave way earlier this evening, injuring two...
KUALA LUMPUR, June 19 — A portion of the highway that is being built at the Sungai Buloh-Kota Damansara section of the North Klang Valley Expressway gave way earlier this evening, injuring three...
Gareth Southgate admitted England could have no complaints about the furious reaction from fans who booed them after the drab 0-0 draw against arch rivals Scotland at Euro 2020.
Medal contender Nia Ali sacrificed her chance to reach this summer's Tokyo Olympics because something else was more important to her.
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