Scaramucci comments ‘inappropriate’ – White House – BBC News

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci has been fired after less than 10 days in the post, having angered President Donald Trump with “inappropriate” comments to a reporter. Spokesperson Sarah Huckabee Sanders also said the president had not wanted to burden new Chief of Staff Gen John Kelly with “that line of succession” – a reference to Mr Scaramucci’s boast of reporting directly to the president, rather than to his chief of staff. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP Big Hitters https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUME-LUrFkDwFmiEc3jwMXP Just Good News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUsYo_P26cjihXLN-k3w246

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Yemen cholera epidemic spreads to 21 regions

The UN is warning Yemen’s cholera epidemic has spread to all but one of 22 regions. There are now almost 500,000 suspected cases. Aid workers say although the number is falling, they are worried it could rise again as the rainy season begins. Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Vall explains. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/

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Venezuela’s Maduro claims poll victory as opposition cries foul – BBC News

Electoral officials in Venezuela say turnout in the controversial election for a constituent assembly was 41.5%, a figure disputed by the opposition. The opposition coalition said 88% of voters abstained and it refused to recognise the election. It also called for more protests on Monday. Sunday’s election was marred by violence, with widespread protests and at least 10 people killed. President Nicolás Maduro hailed the poll as a “vote for the revolution”. Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog World In Pictures https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBX37n4R0UGJN-TLiQOm7ZTP Big Hitters https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUME-LUrFkDwFmiEc3jwMXP Just Good News https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLS3XGZxi7cBUsYo_P26cjihXLN-k3w246

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Yemen war: Fears as vital blood bank centre faces closure

Two years of war in Yemen have killed more than 10,000 people dead. Thousands of others have died from a lack of medical facilities or starvation amid disease outbreaks. The Saudi-led coalition’s air blockade has also prevented many from receiving treatment abroad or fleeing the conflict. And now a vital blood transfusion centre in the war-torn country may close after Doctors Without Borders, its main sponsor, stopped providing aid to it. Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Vall reports. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook…

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