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August 5, 2018

Indonesia issues tsunami warning after earthquake strikes off Lombok island

ABC News(LOMOK, Indonesia) -- A magnitude 7.0 earthquake rocked Indonesia's popular tourist island of Lombok on Sunday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The powerful quake struck at a depth of 10.5 kilometers off the north coast of Lombok, a little over a mile from Loloan village, on Sunday night local time, the USGS said. Indonesia's agency for meteorology, climatology and geophysics issued a tsunami warning just minutes after the earthquake hit. The agency lat..
August 4, 2018

Explosive drones detonate in ‘attempt’ on Venezuelan president: Official

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(CARACAS) -- Several drones armed with explosives were detonated near Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas Saturday in what a government officials termed an “attempt against the president.” Maduro, who was unharmed, was speaking at a celebration of the 81st anniversary of the National Guard, when detonations from “various drones” near the presidential area and along the parade route occurred,” Jorge Rodriguez, the Venezuelan Minister of Communication and Inf..
August 4, 2018

Explosive drones detonate in ‘assassination attempt’ on Venezuelan president

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(CARACAS) -- Several drones armed with explosives were detonated near Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas Saturday in what he called an assassination attempt carried out by "far-right" opponents. A government official termed it an "attempt against the president." Maduro, who was unharmed, was speaking at a celebration of the 81st anniversary of the National Guard, when detonations from "various drones" near the presidential area and along the parade route o..
August 4, 2018

Thousands of South Korean women protest against spy cameras, gender-biased investigations

Jean Chung/Getty Images(SEOUL) -- With scorching temperatures peaking at 97 degrees, a sea of red descended upon Gwanghwamun Square in Seoul on Saturday. Thousands of women wearing red shirts endured the suffocating heat for the same purpose -- to protest against the illegal filming of women and investigations of sex crimes they say favor men. Columns of protestors at the square waited to participate well after the afternoon start time. Beginning as far back as the metro station, the crowd of pr..