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Dodging bullets on the frontline of Libya’s chaotic conflict

Dodging bullets on the frontline of Libya’s chaotic conflict

World
Fierce fighting has broken out in Libya's capital as military groups try to defend the city against a warlord formerly allied to ex-dictator Colonel Gaddafi.Here, Sky's special correspondent Alex Crawford gives her first-hand account as she joined forces frantically trying to stop Khalifa Haftar and the Libyan National Army. The frontlines in Tripoli are a chaotic mess.A ragtag group of fighters allied to a range of different militias have banded together to defend the capital - and it's a jumble of shooting, firing, running and attacking, only to be followed by frantic retreating. Image: Fierce fighting has broken out in Tripoli Image: A range of different militias have banded together to...
Dramatic photos reveal chaotic aftermath of typhoon in Japan

Dramatic photos reveal chaotic aftermath of typhoon in Japan

World
Aerial photos looking down on the damage left by Typhoon Jebi one day after it hit Japan show the awesome power of the strongest storm to strike the island nation in 25 years, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. About 3,000 travelers were forced to spend the night at Kansai Airport in Osaka because of flooding from a storm surge, which forced officials to close the airport indefinitely, Japan's public broadcaster NHK reported. A bridge that connects the airport to the mainland — the only one, in fact — was also damaged when a 2,500-ton fuel tanker was blown into it during the storm. Cranes collapsed and shipping containers were strewn around by winds that the Associated Press reports gusted up to 110 mph. A ship in Nishinomiya City appeared to be beyond ...
On a chaotic day in DC, Trump goes after Amazon, again

On a chaotic day in DC, Trump goes after Amazon, again

Technology
President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, saying Wednesday that the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers." Trump, in a tweet, said that "towns, cities and states throughout the U.S. are being hurt - many jobs being lost!" The president has been a frequent critic of the company and CEO Jeff Bezos (BAY'-zohs), who also owns The Washington Post. Many traditional retailers are closing stores and blaming Amazon for a shift to buying goods online. But the company has been hiring thousands of warehouse workers on the spot at job fairs across the country. Amazon has announced goal of adding 100,000 full-time workers by the middle of next year. Trump has said that Amazon does not pay "Internet taxes," but it's unclear what he meant by that. Amazon.com...