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Day: July 31, 2016

London ride two cyclists seriously injured in crashes
ENGLISH, London

London ride two cyclists seriously injured in crashes

    Two cyclists taking part in the 100-mile RideLondon event have been airlifted to hospital after two separate crashes. One man is in a serious condition after hitting a tree and another is being treated for a serious head injury after falling off his bike, South East Coast Ambulance Service said. Many of the riders taking part in the annual event were held up for prolonged periods before being diverted after the first crash, at 9.05am on Sunday near Pyrford, Surrey. The man was taken by air ambulance to St George's Hospital in Tooting, London. The second crash took place at around 10.55am near Thames Ditton and he was also treated by air ambulance paramedics before being taken to a London hospital. Thousands were expected to take part in the ride, which set off from London ...
Donald Trump to Father of Fallen Soldier
America, ENGLISH

Donald Trump to Father of Fallen Soldier

    In his first response to a searing charge from bereaved Army father Khizr Khan that he’d sacrificed nothing for his country, Donald Trump claimed that he had in fact sacrificed by employing “thousands and thousands of people.” He also suggested that Khan’s wife didn’t speak because she was forbidden to as a Muslim and questioned whether Khan’s words were his own. "Who wrote that? Did Hillary's script writers write it?" Trump said in an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos. "I think I've made a lot of sacrifices. I work very, very hard." On the last night of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, Gold Star father Khizr Khan, his wife Ghazala by his side, recounted to the crowd how his son was killed in 2004 by a car bomb in Iraq. Khan also chastised T...
16 Dead in Texas After Hot Air Balloon Hits Power Line, Catches Fire
America, ENGLISH

16 Dead in Texas After Hot Air Balloon Hits Power Line, Catches Fire

    Sixteen people are dead after a large hot air balloon struck a high-voltage power line, caught fire and crashed in a pasture near Lockhart, Texas, this morning, according to Texas authorities and the Federal Aviation Administration. The Caldwell County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call around 7:44 a.m. local time about a possible vehicle accident. The fire apparently broke out during flight in the basket portion of the hot air balloon. Witnesses described hearing popping sounds and then seeing a blaze of flames. "The popping sound was the balloon connecting with the electric lines and then by the time I turned and saw the fireball go up, the basket was on the ground," witness Margaret Wylie said. "All you could tell it was a fire, a big ball of flames and you could tell...
UK terror attack is when not if: Met chief Sir Bernard
ENGLISH, United Kingdom

UK terror attack is when not if: Met chief Sir Bernard

    The commissioner of the Metropolitan Police has warned that a terror attack in the UK is a case of "when, not if". Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has said that he cannot promise an attack will not take place, despite being in charge of preventing them. Writing in the Mail on Sunday he said instead that he could offer reassurance by explaining what the police and security services were doing to protect the public. Speaking of the terrorist atrocities Europe has seen recently, Sir Bernard said: "I feel and understand that fear, and as the police officer in charge of preventing such an attack I know you want me to reassure you. "I am afraid I cannot do that entirely. Our threat level has been at 'Severe' for two years. It remains there. "It means an attack is highly likely - you cou...
Bengali neighborhood stabbed to death again
ENGLISH, London

Bengali neighborhood stabbed to death again

    In Tower Hamlets neighbourhood was killed in a stabbing at the front of York hall in nearby known Bethnal green Underground station as London Met Police said. The 31-year-old man was killed. He was stabbed in the chest, according to the ambulance service. The deceased person's family has been informed about the incident. After the autopsy, the deceased will be released formally known, police said. According to the same sources, the boxing event held in New York on Friday night, killing is believed to have occurred. Boxing Hall during an argument between the two groups has stared fighting in Audience gallery. After approximately 10.35pm minutes on the night of the stabbing incident took place in front of the underground station, police said. Police suspected that the boxing...