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Global Media Tony Blair: Brexit makes independence case 'more credible'
Author: 0 Tony Blair: Brexit makes independence case 'more credible'

He will announce his " mission " to persuade Britons to " rise up " and change their minds on leaving the EU. "I hate to say that, but it is true", he said. "They will say the will of the people can't alter". "This is not the starting point for an active fightback, because Blair is such a divisive personality", said Professor Richard Whitman, head of the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent.

Global Media Pakistan Leaders Vow Revenge On Taliban After Spate Of Attacks
Author: 0 Pakistan Leaders Vow Revenge On Taliban After Spate Of Attacks

The other countries that attended were Pakistan, Afghanistan, China and Iran. Aziz on Friday held a telephonic conversation with Afghan National Security Adviser Hanif Atmar and underlined that the Government and the people of Pakistan were in a state of deep anguish and pain at the recent terrorist incidents in various parts of Pakistan resulting into loss of precious human lives.

Global Media Tillerson meets Lavrov, says Russian Federation must honour Ukraine deal
Author: 0 Tillerson meets Lavrov, says Russian Federation must honour Ukraine deal

New reports indicate Flynn also lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation about whether he and Kislyak had discussed sanctions. But as Tillerson left the Group of 20 meeting of foreign ministers Friday afternoon, there was a palpable sense of relief, mingled with lingering concerns about the direction of USA foreign policy in the Trump administration.

Global Media Rumford pulls clear as Australians dominate in Perth
Author: 0 Rumford pulls clear as Australians dominate in Perth

Rumford, who finished fifth at the Australian PGA Championship on the Gold Coast last December, said he was looking to continue his good form in his homeland after losing playing privileges last season. There will be a further cut to 24 players after the third round, with the top eight receiving a bye into the first of a series of match play events on Sunday.

Author: 0 And praises right-winger Rush Limbaugh for understanding him

Mainstream media appeared bewildered after Trump bantered with them for an hour and 17 minutes in the East Room of the White House, repeatedly criticizing reporters for their hateful tone towards his administration and their obsession with his campaign's communication with Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Security Crackdown as Pakistan Mourns Horrific Shrine Attack

ISIL claimed the attack through its online Amaq propaganda agency, which also attributed a deadly vehicle bombing in southern Baghdad to the extremist group. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet. Bombings claimed by ISIL killed more than 120 people in Pakistan and Iraq on Thursday, and injured more than 200 others.

Author: 0 Is India Behind Terrorist Attacks In Pakistan?

Terrorists have carried out eight attacks in the past week targeting all provincial capitals of Pakistan. -Gen. Abdul Ghafoor said that the Afghan officials were asked to take immediate action and handover the terrorists to Pakistan. Pakistan was taking all important steps like border management and patrolling on border areas to stop the infiltration of terrorists from Afghan side to this region.

Global Media United States urges China to use 'all tools' to moderate North Korea's behaviour
Author: 0 United States urges China to use 'all tools' to moderate North Korea's behaviour

The two also discussed the Korean Peninsula issue, agreeing to continue strengthening cooperation and make fresh efforts to help restart negotiations. "China and the United States have joint responsibility to maintain global stability and promote global prosperity, and both sides' joint interests are far greater than their differences", the statement paraphrased Wang as saying.

Author: 0 Fine Gael TD calls for Enda Kenny to resign

His most successful day as party leader was the 2011 General Election where Fine Gael won 76 seats and increase of 25 from their 2007 result and he led them into government as part of a coalition with The Labour Party. He said the Taoiseach will know when the time is right to step aside. Meanwhile, Paschal Donoghue has ruled himself out of the running for his replacement.

Global Media Zuckerberg's 6000-word letter shows Facebook future and his ego
Author: 0 Zuckerberg's 6000-word letter shows Facebook future and his ego

The rough plan: Create "a large-scale democratic process to determine standards with AI to help enforce them", he wrote . Facebook already uses forms of AI within the newsfeed (its algorithms decide what should be promoted), for scanning photos and providing facial recognition and also within Safety Check to determine when to turn on the feature.

Author: 0 Russian Federation says Syrian contact group established

On Wednesday, Kazakhstan said talks initially slated for 15 February had been moved to the next day for unspecified "technical reasons". Meanwhile, a co-chair of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), Asya Abdullah, told AFP on February 15 that Syria peace talks set for next week in Geneva would be a failure unless the Kurds were at the table.

Author: 0 Robert Gillette: Trump and Russian Federation, part 2

Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn has taken a little too literally the ancient proverb, "The enemy of my enemy is my friend", in his ill-advised dealings with Russian Federation. "It was basically: 'Look, I know this happened". There can be little doubt that ISIS and other factions of Islamic fundamentalists are an ongoing threat to global security, and politicians of all stripes should stand up and say so.


Trump later followed up the tweet with another citing a positive review of the press conference by conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh, who called the news conference "one of the most effective" he had seen. The survey consists of 25 questions and asks people things like, "Do you believe that our Party should spend more time and resources holding the mainstream media accountable?", or "Do you believe that the media purposely tries to divide Republicans against each other in order ...

Author: 0 Questions On Trump's Media Bias Survey Will Leave You Flabbergasted

Mr. Trump's team emailed a " mainstream media accountability survey " to supporters Thursday not long after he publicly ridiculed several journalists during a contentious press conference. "This is not a public opinion poll and anybody who says it is, is misconstruing it", he said . Jackson pointed to question 17, which asks how the media has treated "our movement".

Global Media Mehbooba inducts senior PDP leader in cabinet
Author: 0 Mehbooba inducts senior PDP leader in cabinet

Shortly after senior PDP leader Basharat Bukhari resigned from the Jammu and Kashmir cabinet, another PDP leader Imran Ansari followed by puting in his papers on Friday. "I will concentrate on my mission to serve people", he said. Sources said he had "literally revolted against Mehbooba for delaying the formation of the government" after senior Mufti's death in January past year.

Global Media President Donald Trump's PAC surveys supporters on 'mainstream media' accountability
Author: 0 President Donald Trump's PAC surveys supporters on 'mainstream media' accountability

And yet it is the exact opposite. It was a press conference that was meant to announce Trump's new pick for labour secretary, instead it derailed into a marathon session in which Trump lambasted the press and stunned the public. Ford is sticking with its plan to build two new factories in Mexico, despite an announcement in January that it had scrapped plans for a plant in the central state of San Luis Potosi - which followed pressure from Trump .

Author: 0 She Said Yes: Siena Alum Receives Proposal After Sinking Half Court Shot

And then, as if her night couldn't possibly get any better, Tobin turned around and suddenly one of the Dunkin' Donuts mascots - otherwise known as "Cuppy" - was on one knee with a ring. All Tobin could do was put her hands to her face as the flood emotions came crashing down. Duckett always had planned to surprise Tobin, a Siena men's basketball season-ticket holder, with the engagement at a game.

Global Media Trump's response to anti-Semitism question 'disturbing,' says Beth Adam rabbi
Author: 0 Trump's response to anti-Semitism question 'disturbing,' says Beth Adam rabbi

In the 10 days after Trump's surprise electoral victory, a USA rights advocacy group, the Southern Poverty Law Center, tallied 867 racist incidents in the United States, of which 100 were classified as anti-Semitic. Instead of answering a timely and legitimate question, the president chose instead to besmirch the reporter . PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Well, I just want to say that we are, you know, very honored by the victory that we had: 306 Electoral College votes.

Author: 0 Pakistan names 76 terrorists hiding in Afghanistan

He noted that the IS had posted pamphlets all over Peshawar, but the masses rejected them, adding that the much-feared militant group can not establish a base in Pakistan as the nation is united when it comes to opposing terrorism. At least 70 people including 20 children and over hundreds wounded in an overnight bombing on Sufi Shrine in Sindh province of Pakistan. "Intelligence agencies are making progress to unearth networks behind recent terrorist incidents and outcome will be shared".

Global Media Trump hails 'unbreakable' USA bond with ally Israel
Author: 0 Trump hails 'unbreakable' USA bond with ally Israel

The UN chief has warned US President Donald Trump against abandoning the idea of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying there is "no alternative". Trump said Wednesday he'd like to see the embassy moved but that he is studying the issue closely. The idea of a Palestinian state existing alongside Israel has been the basis of decades of global efforts to end the conflict.

Author: 0 Grass fire east of Queanbeyan

The fire at Widgiewa Road near Queanbeyan, NSW. Thick smoke on Captains Flat Road from the Carwoola fire. He said crews would remain on the ground overnight and try to control the fire before facing potentially worse conditions on Saturday.

Global Media U.S. ambassador at United Nations says Trump supports two-state solution
Author: 0 U.S. ambassador at United Nations says Trump supports two-state solution

Haley repeated her statement of U.S. support to the two-state solution three times in response to questions from journalists and said the USA administration would be unbiased in its peace efforts. Haley's comments came after Trump said on Wednesday that he was open to ideas beyond a two-state solution, the longstanding bedrock of Washington and the global community's policy for a settlement between Israel and the Palestinians.

Global Media New US stance on two-state Mideast solution - refreshing or regressive?
Author: 0 New US stance on two-state Mideast solution - refreshing or regressive?

The envoy urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to "carefully contemplate the future", which he warned could be one "built on perpetual conflict, rising extremism and occupation". Nevertheless, an October 2016 opinion poll of 1,362 West Bank and Gazans by the West Bank's A-Najah University showed that "46.1 percent of respondents supported the creation of a confederation with Jordan on the basis of two independent states with strong institutional relations".

Global Media Spanish enclave in Morocco overrun by African migrants
Author: 0 Spanish enclave in Morocco overrun by African migrants

Police and local government officials in Ceuta were not immediately available to give further details. He declined to disclose his identity in line with internal policy. African migrants frequently try to sneak into the territories, either by swimming or scaling the border walls. Ceuta and Melilla have the EU's only land borders with Africa and are popular crossing points for migrants hoping to reach a new life in Europe.

Author: 0 European Union votes to proceed with Canada trade deal

While it faced a negative result from the committee on employment and social affairs (EMPL), that vote was non-binding, as was that of the environment panel. The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) facilitated it further. One of the five identified core pillars to achieve these targets included increasing sales in domestic and foreign markets, specifically through the signing of free and fair trade agreements that would increase exports of value-added products.

Author: 0 Kim Jong Nam | Alias Facebook account shut down

They say North Korea is active in smuggling, secretly transporting goods and other materials in and out of the country. Malaysia finally confirmed for the first time on Wednesday that the dead man was indeed the half-brother of the North Korean leader.

Global Media Immigrant group tells illegals not to sign up for Obama deportation amnesty
Author: 0 Immigrant group tells illegals not to sign up for Obama deportation amnesty

Obama had taken a similar stance by focusing on criminal offenders. ICE officers arrested almost 700 people -161 of whom lived in Southern California - as a result of raids taking place across the country earlier this month. "Make the Road New York denounces these raids on our communities, which are created to destroy families and spread panic and insecurity, weakening our city and the nation as a whole", a statement from the group said.

Author: 0 Interviewer: North Korea's Kim Jong-nam 'was reformer'

Several Indonesian officials confirmed the former's nationality and that her documents were listed in the database of the Indonesian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur , but refused to say whether she had been detained for her involvement in the murder case.

Author: 0 Kremlin reportedly ordered state media to tone down Trump coverage

Flynn resignation", she said . Trump's Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that the President has made it very clear that he expects the Russian government to deescalate violence in the Ukraine and return Crimea. Graham also said leaks coming from the White House and other government agencies should also be investigated. He continued: "Nuclear holocaust would be like no other".

Author: 0 White House: Report National Guard may round up immigrants is false

It is reportedly addressed to the acting chiefs of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Customs and Border Protection. The executive order called for the building of detention facilities as well as the wall. "Aliens who illegally enter the United States without inspection or admission present a significant threat to national security and public safety".

Global Media USA ambassador to United Nations contradicts Trump's position on two-state solution
Author: 0 USA ambassador to United Nations contradicts Trump's position on two-state solution

She said. "Come to the table with all the fresh atmosphere and perspectives that we now have, and think, OK, what can we do knowing all of the factors, knowing where we sit present day, and how can we move forward". "What the president has said and that we agree on is that expanding settlements at this point is not helpful", she said, adding that at the same time, "we don't think that that is the sole reason that we are not getting peace in this process".

Author: 0 De Lima speaks out on her looming arrest

Senator Leila de Lima, her former driver, two bodyguards and a former national prison official face arrest next week once a court has issued arrest warrants, Justice Minister Vitaliano Aguirre told a news conference. "This isn't politics", he said. In a three-page decision dated February 10, 2017 but was released to media on Friday, the CA Special Six Division issued a resolution denying De Lima's plea for the issuance of an injunctive writ (temporary restraining order and/or preliminary ...

Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation drawing Russian Federation into confrontation, says Putin

Putin's comments come as Moscow is hoping new USA leader Donald Trump makes good on his pledge to improve tattered ties with Russian Federation and seek cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State jihadist group. "There is a high probability that it will not be Trump who will 'drain Washington's swamp, ' but the swamp that will suck Trump in", Pushkov said .

Author: 0 A Putin-Trump Policy Scorecard

His remarks come just days after Russian President Vladimir Putin called for increased cooperation between the United States and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation concerning intelligence. "And probably only after they talk will it be clear where significant differences remain and where it is possible to discover areas for cooperation", he added.

Global Media N. Korea fires ballistic missile: Seoul defense ministry
Author: 0 N. Korea fires ballistic missile: Seoul defense ministry

The timing of the launch may well have been specifically meant to occur during a visit to the United States by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , who was meeting with U.S. an excuse to speed up the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence anti-missile system in South Korea that China deems a threat to its security.

Global Media Trump to name Mike Dubke as comms director
Author: 0 Trump to name Mike Dubke as comms director

Dubke's appointment could help shore up Trump's messaging efforts. According to its website, "Crossroads Media (CRM) is the premier Republican media services firm, specializing in advertising strategy and placement for political candidates, issue advocacy organizations and trade associations".

Author: 0 Spain's Princess Cristina acquitted of tax fraud

Cristina, King Felipe's sister, was cleared of being an accessory to tax fraud linked to her husband's business, according to a statement by the General Council of Judicial Power. A lawyer with Cristina's defense team, Miquel Roca, said that the princess was "satisfied for the acknowledgement of her innocence" but that she was still convinced that her husband wasn*t guilty.

Global Media Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri foiled by Army, deaths reported
Author: 0 Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri foiled by Army, deaths reported

Nine bombers and two civilians were killed, according to witnesses, soldiers and police. "On Thursday at about 2318 hrs, a suicide bomber sneaked into the midst of 13 pick-up trucks loaded with goods along Maiduguri/Mafa road, said to be awaiting departure to Gamboru Ngala in the early hours of Friday".

Global Media Lose Job if You Drink Alcohol even when Outside the Country?
Author: 0 Lose Job if You Drink Alcohol even when Outside the Country?

The amendment has been made in the Bihar Government Servants Conduct Rules, 1976 and Bihar Judicial Officers Conduct Rules, 2017. Briefing newspersons, principal secretary of cabinet secretariat department Brijesh Mehrotra said the cabinet also approved amendments to the Bihar higher judicial service rules, which envisaged appointment of judges of high courts on an annual basis.

Author: 0 Dineo kills seven as it stays on its predicted path

Cyclones are characterised by heavy rains and violent storms that can leave trails of destruction. While extremely strong winds and heavy rain assaulted the affected areas - with roofs blown off, trees uprooted, cars washed away, widespread damage to infrastructure and over 20,000 homes destroyed - "worst case" preparations were being made.

Global Media Retail sales tumble amid spending squeeze
Author: 0 Retail sales tumble amid spending squeeze

January registered a -0.2% contraction according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in opposition to the 0.7% growth it was expected to show. Howard Archer, chief United Kingdom and European economist at IHS Global Insight , said: "January's further drop in retails sales after a marked dip in December suggest that consumers could now be starting to seriously rein in their spending as their spending power is increasingly squeezed".

Global Media Myanmar: army ends operation in disturbed Rakhine state
Author: 0 Myanmar: army ends operation in disturbed Rakhine state

Security forces have been accused of committing abuses such as mass gang-rape and killings, including children and babies, brutal beatings, the burning of villages and disappearances during the military operation. Even before the crackdown began, human rights organizations spoke out against Myanmar's treatment of the Rohingya for years. Myanmar has tightened security in the disturbed Rakhine state to ensure the sovereignty and safety of the area, Ministry of Home Affairs Deputy Minister ...

Author: 0 At least 10 dead in Sufi shrine bombing in Pakistan

Rescue officials said due to the non availability of adequate ambulances at the shrine the toll could rise. Pakistan security forces on Friday killed dozens of militants in the country, just hours after a blast at the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Shrine in Sindh killed more than 70 people.