Third fuel tank collapses as fire rages at Cuba oil terminal | Oil and Gas News

With help from Mexico and Venezuela, Cuba has been battling enormous blaze at major oil terminal in Matanzas. A third crude tank caught fire and collapsed Monday at Cuba’s main oil terminal in Matanzas, the regional governor has said, as an oil spill spread flames from a second tank that caught fire two days earlier … Read more

After ceasefire, battered Palestinians recall Israeli ‘massacre’ | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Gaza – Only two hours separated the killing of Hamed Najim, 17, and three of his cousins ​​at the Jabalia refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip, and the announcement of a ceasefire with Israel. Israel and the Palestinian armed group Islamic Jihad declared a truce late on Sunday after three days of heavy Israeli … Read more

World War II bomb detonated after washing up in Italy’s dried-up River Po

Italian military safely detonated an unexploded World War II bomb that was uncovered in the drought-stricken River Po amid the historic heat wave in Europe. The 1,000-pound US-made bomb was spotted in the dried-up river by fishermen on July 25 near the northern village of Borgo Virgilio, close to the city of Mantua. Colonel Marco … Read more

How Dr. Martens boots may have saved White House lightning strike survivor

The lone survivor of the lightning strike that killed three people outside the White House was saved by quick-thinking Secret Service agents — and her Dr. Martens boots, according to her mom. Californian student Amber Escudero-Kontostathis was struck last Thursday while raising money in Washington, DC, for refugees — even though it was her 28th … Read more

CDC adds 2 destinations to its ‘high’ risk category for travel

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening and closing, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — The popular Middle Eastern destination and a tiny Dutch Caribbean island have been added … Read more

The names and faces of the 15 children killed in Gaza | Israel-Palestine conflict News

Three days of Israeli bombing in Gaza killed at least 44 Palestinians, including 15 children. Israel and the Palestinian armed group Islamic Jihad declared a truce late Sunday after three days of heavy Israeli bombardment on the besieged Gaza Strip. According to the latest official information from the Palestinian health ministry, 44 Palestinians, including 15 … Read more

Russian weapons in Ukraine ‘powered’ by Western parts: Report | Russia-Ukraine war News

More than 450 foreign-made components have been found in Russian weapons recovered in Ukraine, evidence that Moscow acquired critical technology from companies in the United States, Europe and Asia in the years before the invasion, according to a new report. Since the start of the war five months ago, the Ukrainian military has captured or … Read more

Body of judge Jeremiah Bueker recovered from lake: deputies

An Arkansas judge drowned in a lake during a weekend getaway with family and friends, authorities said. The body of Arkansas County Northern District Judge Jeremiah T. Bueker was recovered early Sunday from the bottom of Mud Lake in Jefferson County, sheriff officials said in a statement. He was 48. The judge was spending time … Read more

Putin loses elite commander Nikolay Gorban in Ukraine: report

Russia’s Vladimir Putin has lost an elite Foreign Security Service commander in the Ukraine war, marking the 99th senior officer to die during the five-month conflict, according to a new report. Lt. Colonel Nikolay Gorban, 36, was a commander in the FSB’s special forces, and he died “somewhere in Ukraine on August 2,” reported InformNapalm … Read more