In a nation numbed by the scale of devastation, desperate relatives appeared on television to plead for information on those missing, while questions mounted on how people got trapped, and why no evacuation order was issued. After waiting for rain to put out the fires, heavy downpours on Thursday afternoon caused flash floods that stranded dozens of motorists and damaged dozens of cars.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said three suicide attackers set off booby-trapped belts in Sweida city, as other blasts hit villages to the north and east. The attacks were just one element of the violence to hit the area on Wednesday. Backed by Moscow, Syria's government has been fighting for over a month to capture the country's south, which borders Israeli-occupied Golan and Jordan.
Mr Trump, who campaigned on a promise to bring a more hawkish approach to Iran, sent an all-caps tweet late on Sunday warning of dire consequences for the longtime foe of the US. Iran has faced increased US pressure and possible sanctions since Trump's decided in May to withdraw the United States from a 2015 worldwide agreement over Iran's nuclear programme.
An Egyptian zoo was busted trying to pass off painted donkeys as zebras - but is refusing to admit that the animals are obvious frauds. Mahmoud Sarhan with the "zebra". Others on social media pointed out the beast's long floppy ears-zebras have short, rounded ones. And animal experts say he's right, reports CBS News .
Soldiers in dress uniforms with white gloves were seen slowly carrying 55 small cases covered with the blue-and-white United Nations insignia, placing them one by one into silver vans waiting on the tarmac in Osan. Efforts to recover American war dead had been stalled for more than a decade because of a standoff over North Korea's nuclear program and a previous USA claim that security arrangements for its personnel working in the North were insufficient.
Trump has in recent months engaged in a multifront trade confrontation, imposing steep tariffs on steel, aluminum and tens of billions of dollars in Chinese goods, which sparked swift retaliation against key U.S. Those affected economies have in turn targeted USA agricultural products, including soybeans, dairy, meat, produce and liquor. The food purchased from farmers would include some types of fruits, nuts, rice, legumes, dairy products, beef and pork, officials said.