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10/18/2017 9:45:06 PM

China’s Communist Party opens its 19th National Congress

VNF - China’s 19th Communist Party Congress officially opened in Beijing on October 18th. Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a speech opening the congress.

  • At least 138 killed as powerful quake rocks Mexico

    At least 138 killed as powerful quake rocks Mexico

    Public: 9/20/2017 8:38:27 AM

    At least 138 people were killed when a powerful, 7.1-magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico on Tuesday (September 19th), toppling buildings in the capital and sowing panic on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake.

  • 'The man who saved the world' passes away in Russia

    'The man who saved the world' passes away in Russia

    Public: 9/19/2017 4:48:16 PM

    Stanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has passed away aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday (September 19th).

  • Hurricane Maria heading for Caribbean: US forecasters

    Hurricane Maria heading for Caribbean: US forecasters

    Public: 9/18/2017 8:36:43 AM

    Maria became a hurricane on Sunday (September 17th) as it barrelled toward the storm-staggered eastern Caribbean with 120 kilometres per hour winds, the U.S. National Hurricane Centre said, on a path similar to that of mega storm Irma earlier in the month.

  • Halimah Yacob fomally elected as Singapore’s president

    Halimah Yacob fomally elected as Singapore’s president

    Public: 9/13/2017 2:15:35 PM

    Madam Halimah Yacob was declared the President-elect on Wednesday (Sep 13) after her nomination papers were found to be in order.

  • Sixteen years after 9/11, ever-vigilant New Yorkers on edge

    Sixteen years after 9/11, ever-vigilant New Yorkers on edge

    Public: 9/11/2017 6:32:01 PM

    It's a typical late summer weekend in New York's Times Square, and tourists from around the world are snapping pictures beneath the commercial hub's iconic neon billboards -watched closely by a heavy contingent of police.

  • EU contaminated eggs scandal spreads to 45 countries

    EU contaminated eggs scandal spreads to 45 countries

    Public: 9/6/2017 1:58:33 PM

    A scandal involving eggs tainted by the insecticide fipronil has spread to 45 countries worldwide, including 19 beyond the European Union where the scare began, a top EU official said on Tuesday (September 5th).

  • Caribbean braces for Hurricane Irma's threat

    Caribbean braces for Hurricane Irma's threat

    Public: 9/5/2017 10:21:14 AM

    Hurricane Irma surged to a dangerous Category Four storm on Monday (September 4th) as it churned toward the Leeward islands, sparking alarm and alerts from the Caribbean to Florida, which declared an emergency.

  • Harvey moves into Louisiana with at least 35 dead, 17 missing

    Harvey moves into Louisiana with at least 35 dead, 17 missing

    Public: 8/31/2017 12:22:29 PM

    Tropical Storm Harvey spun across southeast Texas into Louisiana on Wednesday (August 30th), sending more people fleeing for shelter after swamping Houston with record rains and flooding that killed at least 35 people and drove tens of thousands from their homes.

  • Hurricane Harvey damage estimated at USD42b

    Hurricane Harvey damage estimated at USD42b

    Public: 8/30/2017 8:38:19 AM

    Damages from Hurricane Harvey could put it among the top five most costly U.S. storms ever, with failing dams and levees driving up loss forecasts, current data modeling showed on Tuesday (August 29th).

  • British Princes mark anniversary of Princess Diana's death

    British Princes mark anniversary of Princess Diana's death

    Public: 8/30/2017 8:23:43 AM

    Princes William and Harry will pay tribute to their mother Princess Diana on Wednesday (August 30th), a day before the 20th anniversary of her death.

  • Houston races to rescue flood victims before storm's return

    Houston races to rescue flood victims before storm's return

    Public: 8/29/2017 10:44:41 AM

    Rescue teams in boats, trucks and helicopters scrambled on Monday (August 28th) to reach hundreds of Texans marooned on flooded streets in and around the city of Houston before monster storm Harvey returns.

  • Two dead, 25 missing in China landslide

    Two dead, 25 missing in China landslide

    Public: 8/29/2017 9:42:14 AM

    A landslide struck about 34 homes in southwest China on Monday (August 28th), killing two people and leaving another 25 missing in the latest natural disaster to hit the country, state media reported.

  • Devastation as Harvey floods Houston

    Devastation as Harvey floods Houston

    Public: 8/28/2017 12:26:54 PM

    Catastrophic flooding triggered by Tropical Storm Harvey inundated Houston on Sunday (August 27th), forcing residents of the fourth most populous U.S. city to flee their homes in boats or hunker down in anticipation of more days of "unprecedented" rainfall.

  • Typhoon leaves 12 dead after lashing Macau, Hong Kong

    Typhoon leaves 12 dead after lashing Macau, Hong Kong

    Public: 8/24/2017 9:17:43 AM

    The death toll from Severe Typhoon Hato rose to at least 12 on Thursday (August 24th) after the storm left a trail of destruction across southern China and battered Hong Kong skyscrapers.

  • 24 million affected by South Asia floods: Red Cross

    24 million affected by South Asia floods: Red Cross

    Public: 8/23/2017 8:33:16 AM

    More than 24 million people have been affected by some of the worst flooding to hit South Asia in decades, with large areas of land submerged in water, the Red Cross on Tuesday (August 22nd).

  • Total solar eclipse mesmerizes America

    Total solar eclipse mesmerizes America

    Public: 8/22/2017 9:58:16 AM

    Sky-gazers stood transfixed across North America Monday as the Sun vanished behind the Moon in a rare total eclipse that swept the continent coast-to-coast for the first time in nearly a century.

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