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BBC news 2019-08-08

BBC news.

President Trump has met victims and medical staff at hospital in Dayton, Ohio, one of two US cities for mass shootings took placed over the weekend. He’s now in his way to El Paso where protests are expected. Joe Biden, the leading Democratic presidential contender, accused the president of fanning the flames of Whites Primacy.

Hundreds of Walmart employees in the US are expected to walk out today to protest about the retailer’s policies in selling guns. Walmart is one of the largest retailers of fire arms and ammunition in the US.

Pakistan is expelling India’s envoy and and suspending trade with Delhi after its decision to strip Indian administrade Kashmmir of special status. India says the action has aimed help Kashmiris by bring the state into line with the rest of the country.

There have been violence in Yemen between factions that supposed to be united within the government lines fighting the Houthi rebels in the country’s civil war. Southern separatists have clashed with guards loyal to the president.

Security forces in Kyrgyzstan have raided the house of the country’s former president, Almazbek Atambayev. His supporters say he’s unharmed. explosions were heard in video posted on social media. Injured people were seen leaving the house.

US’s share prices has tumbled at the start of trading with the Dow Jones losing almost 2% before recovering somewhat. Analysts blamed on certainty over the economic outlook and fears about the US-China trade war.

A British-born billionaire suspected of murdering his wife in California has been extradited to the US from Mexico after four years in the run. Peter Ch. was captured by Mexican police following a tip off.

The first Colombian cyclist to win the Tour de France, Egan Bernal, has had a hero’s welcome in his hometown, Zipaquira.

BBC news.

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