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Author: 0 Supreme Court showdown looms with far-reaching consequences

McCaskill's strongest opposition came based on the Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District case, in which Gorsuch sided with a Colorado school district and said it did not violate the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act because the student was making some progress.

Author: 0 South Africa Bids Farewell to a Giant of its Democracy

After his release from prison, Kathrada was a member of parliament and he married anti-apartheid activist Barbara Hogan, who herself had been sentenced to 10 years in jail for high treason against the apartheid government in 1982. Bibliography (Library Science and African Politics) and two BA (Honours) degrees from the University of South Africa (Unisa) in African Politics and History.

Author: 0 Brexit is more important to voters than keeping the United Kingdom together

The Prime Minister has said she'll continue engaging with governments here and in Scotland and Northern Ireland, despite criticism that she's not paying proper attention to the concerns of those administrations. Nicola Sturgeon said that the referendum would grant Scotland the choice of remaining as an independent country in the EU. Brexit is more important to voters than keeping the United Kingdom together, a poll has found.

Author: 0 Two Birmingham men still in custody after Westminster terror attack

A 32-year-old woman arrested in Manchester and a 39-year-old woman arrested in east London have been released on bail. Following the recent terror attack near Britain's parliament in London that killed five people and injured 40 people, Prime Minster Narendra Modi called his United Kingdom counterpart Theresa May to express India's solidarity and conveyed condolence for victims.

Global Media North Korea's Next Nuclear Test Could Come At 'Any Time'
Author: 0 North Korea's Next Nuclear Test Could Come At 'Any Time'

North Korea has launched at least six missiles and tested a high-thrust rocket engine, possibly for an intercontinental ballistic missile, since President Donald Trump took office. North Korea has tested increasingly powerful nuclear weapons since 2006, defying decades of worldwide censure, sanctions, and diplomatic overtures.

Author: 0 Crews set to load ferry onto transport ship

The bodies of 295 passengers - most of whom were students on a high school trip - were recovered after the sinking on April 16, 2014, but nine are still missing. "It was heart wrenching". Once the ferry reaches a port 55 miles away in the city of Mokpo, in about two weeks, workers will begin clearing the mud and debris and search for the remains of the missing victims.

Global Media Merkel's CDU savors local election win
Author: 0 Merkel's CDU savors local election win

The 61-year-old outspoken former president of the European Parliament has re-energized the center-left party by campaigning on a promise to bring it back to its social justice roots as a champion of Germany's working poor. The vote was the first in a series leading up to German federal elections in September. That means it is now represented in 11 of Germany's 16 state parliaments, but Sunday's result was far short of the party's double-digit showings elsewhere previous year.

Author: 0 Scotland's Parliament Calls For New Independence Referendum Before Brexit

Ms Sturgeon said: "It is now the will of Scotland's democratically-elected national Parliament that discussions should begin with the UK Government to enable an independence referendum to be held". Ms Sturgeon has called for the referendum to take place after the final terms of the Brexit divorce are agreed. "So, I hope the Prime Minister changes her mind and acknowledges that the people of Scotland are entitled to a choice at a time and in a way that is right for Scotland".

Author: 0 Trump executive orders fall short of USA manufacturing jobs vow

Local industry experts warned earlier this week that shipments of Thai-made auto parts and tyres to the United States could suffer if the Trump administration follows through on some of its protectionist rhetoric or imposes a "border adjustment tax".

Global Media Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in two decades
Author: 0 Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in two decades

With that, the officials said, the days of automatic condemnation of any Israeli building move - de rigueur during the Obama administration - will not return. "It's a different world in the current White House", the officials said. A new settlement would be the first built in the West Bank since 1999. Yusuf Mahmoud, spokesman for the Palestinian government in the West Bank, said "This is a new escalating Israeli step and it shows that the Israeli government is persistent on hindering ...

Author: 0 Andy Carroll Captain - West Ham Team vs Hull City Confirmed

The big striker showed genuine class when turning home West Ham's opening goal in the 18th minute. He went on to say he thinks there will be see some "mixed emotions" but overall the fans will "understand" why he took the decision to leave the KCOM in favour of the switch to West Ham in January.

Global Media Taliban poised to seize key cities in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Taliban poised to seize key cities in Afghanistan

NATO's Supreme Allied Commander, US General Curtis Scaparrotti, who also heads the US military's European Command, told lawmakers in Washington on Thursday that he had witnessed Russia's influence grow in many regions, including in Afghanistan.

Global Media Tillerson Asserts 'Difficult Choices' Are Ahead For U.S. And Turkey
Author: 0 Tillerson Asserts 'Difficult Choices' Are Ahead For U.S. And Turkey

In that vein, Tillerson conveyed a desire to strip ISIS of control over its de facto capital of Raqqa, Syria. Trump's decision, which was made Wednesday but not immediately announced, allows USA special operations forces to accompany Somali National Army troops and other African allies as they move closer to the fight, enabling them to call in offensive airstrikes quicker.

Global Media Security 'on the table' during Brexit talks
Author: 0 Security 'on the table' during Brexit talks

May wants to show Brexit supporters ahead of an election in 2020 that Britain has truly left the bloc. British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson also insisted Friday that Britain's commitment to European defense and security is "unconditional" and "not some bargaining chip in any negotiations" over Brexit .

Author: 0 Led fight against ISIS killed four civilians in February: Pentagon

Jumaili led Daesh top security agency in Iraq and Syria, known as Amniya, answering directly to Baghdadi, according to experts. "We are fed up", said Saqr Younis, who fled to Mosul when Islamic State arrived in his village in 2014. Baghdadi has not officially appointed a successor. American soldiers will provide "logistical and fire support to enable a successful assault on Raqqa, the self-proclaimed capital of ISIS", said Colonel John Dorrian, a spokesman for the American command in ...

Author: 0 Kang Sung leads in Houston as major champions miss cut

While Kang holds the top spot, Fowler's name could be the one that many players watch on the leaderboard after he bent the Tournament Course to his will for the first 16 holes Saturday. In other words, Kang's got a cushion as he tries to play his way into next week's Masters, but there's still work to be done. "It s not in my head", Kang said of that tantalizing possibility.

Global Media French election debate: three hours on air, but no clear victor
Author: 0 French election debate: three hours on air, but no clear victor

Le Pen cast the former Rothschild banker Macron - who has campaigned as "neither of the left or the right" - as trying to be all things to all voters. "The trap in which you are falling, by your provocations, is to divide society", he added. Speaking about the right to self-determination exercised by the people of Crimea when they opted to rejoin Russian Federation in a referendum held more than two years ago, Francois Fillon acknowledged that " we [Europe] have changed borders ourselves ", ...

Author: 0 Prosecutors prepare to question ex-S.Korean President

The questioning comes almost two weeks after Park became an ordinary citizen upon the Constitutional Court's decision to remove her from office on March 10 over a corruption scandal. The prosecution team started the initial probe at the end of a year ago and identified Park as a co-conspirator in eight charges, including abuse of power, coercion and leaks of national secrets.

Author: 0 Le Pen Pledges Careful Steps, No Chaos to Appease French Voters

Ms Le Pen, who is visiting Russia at the invitation of the country's parliament, has previously praised the Russian leader as "looking after the interests of his own country". " I hear all the time [French President] Hollande talking about it, but I have never seen any proof to these accusations ", Le Pen said. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Thursday said Le Pen was not a "populist" but a "realist or anti-globalist" figure.

Author: 0 Kang ties course record as Spieth misses cut in Houston

The pair remained tied with two holes to play when Kang cancelled out his birdie at the 15th with a lip-out from six feet at the next, only for Fowler to miss his eight-footer to save par at 17 and post a six at the par-four last. "No, because I was not playing this tournament just as a leeway into the Masters", Spieth told PGA Tour Live. "I'm starting the day three back, and it's going to be fun".

Global Media Brexit a punishment for United Kingdom, says EU
Author: 0 Brexit a punishment for United Kingdom, says EU

After receiving the letter, Tusk said about the British "we already miss you" while also finding something positive in Brexit . The EU is keen to stress its unity as it faces the wrenching departure of one of its biggest members, the first time a country has left the bloc in its 60-year history.

Author: 0 Foul-mouthed Messi gets 4-match ban as Argentina fall in Bolivia

As stated in the Federation Internationale de Football Association statement , Messi may have used obscene language against one of the assistant referees; however, this incident was not recorded in the report of the match official who oversaw the game against Chile on Friday, reports Efe.

Author: 0 UN Secretary-General Reviews Humanitarian Aid to Mosul

USA officials have said that the munitions used by the US -led coalition that day should not have taken the entire building down, suggesting that militants may have deliberately gathered civilians there and planted other explosives that were detonated by airstrikes.

Global Media Netanyahu's rift with FM fuels talk of early Israeli election
Author: 0 Netanyahu's rift with FM fuels talk of early Israeli election

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday for accepting a partnership with Israel in the innovation field. Xi praised Israel as a "world-renowned innovative country" and said "pushing forward innovation-driven development" is a "priority for our cooperation".

Author: 0 Fellow inmate suspected of beating serial killer to death

This photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows Donald Harvey , a serial killer who became known as the "Angel of Death". "When I heard him say the word 'estimate, ' I knew I was in trouble", Whalen said. "But after his conviction, he claimed that he had killed up to 50 people".

Global Media Two killed in flooding as Cyclone Debbie wreaks havoc in Australia
Author: 0 Two killed in flooding as Cyclone Debbie wreaks havoc in Australia

The Logan River peaked at 10m on Saturday and is gradually receding, however some properties may still have floodwaters through homes on Sunday morning. "Minor to major flooding is occurring along the Richmond River". The weather system is moving across the Tasman Sea during the weekend and will soak New Zealand next week.

Global Media Turkey says military operation in northern Syria over
Author: 0 Turkey says military operation in northern Syria over

They said several raids overnight hit Babeska, a village in Idlib province that has become a haven for several moderate Free Syrian Army (FSA) groups. Tillerson held a closed-door meeting with President Tayyip Erdogan at which he was expected to discuss the US -led fight against Islamic State, including the planned offensive against its Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, where Turkey has been angered by USA support for Kurdish militia fighters.

Global Media Pakistan eye to seal T20 series against West Indies
Author: 0 Pakistan eye to seal T20 series against West Indies

To watch Pakistan vs West Indies 4th T20, click on the following links. Lewis celebrated with another six high over deep square leg off the same bowler two balls later and he never eased up, saving his best for Tanveer's third over. Earlier, batting first after their skipper Sarfraz Ahmed won the toss, Pakistan made a disastrous start losing two wickets in the very first over, bowled by Samuel Badree.

Author: 0 Arab leaders vow to support Syrian refugees

European leaders at the summit also expressed support for an independent Palestinian state. "Process of reforming the Arab League should continue", he said and called on the Arab states to provide adequate support to Jordan and Lebanon for their efforts in hosting the Syrian refugees.

Author: 0 China says US trade orders should respect international rules

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the balance of trade in goods and services for 2016 was a deficit of $500.5 billion. The Commerce Department and the Office of the U.S. Navarro said federal agencies will now take more enforcement actions when goods come into the country to collect those duties. One, Ross said, is the president wants stricter enforcement of trade rules than in the past.

Author: 0 Russia's ex-MP shot in Ukraine; Kiev calls it 'state terror'

Former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov killed in Ukrainian capital of Kiev Maria Maksakova, wife of Denis Voronenkov , is led from the scene of her husband's murder in Kiev A man believed to be the killer was shot by a bodyguard.

Author: 0 Westminster murderer Khalid Masood killed by single bullet to his chest

Westminster terror attacker Khalid Masood was killed by a single gunshot to his chest, an inquest has been told. More than 35 others were injured, including three police officers. Leslie Rhodes died the day after the attack that also killed American tourist Kurt Cochran, mother Aysha Frade and PC Keith Palmer, who was on duty outside the Houses of Parliament when he was stabbed to death.

Global Media Trump aide urges defeat of MI member of Freedom Caucus
Author: 0 Trump aide urges defeat of MI member of Freedom Caucus

Justin Amash (R-MI). "Trump "is bringing auto plants and jobs back to Michigan", Scavino tweeted". President Donald Trump's social media director Dan Scavino first needled Amash on Friday, tweeting that the Great Lakes State congressman refused to back the Republican Obamacare replacement bill because "he puts politics before [Michigan.]" Scavino included screenshots of articles about the congressman's decision not to vote for Trump, and of an Amash tweet criticizing the president's rants ...

Author: 0 French election: Macron takes lead in latest poll

Le Pen said the garment was a sign of the " rise of radical Islam in our country " and accused Macron of supporting it. "From the point of view of worldwide investors, this is a positive as it keeps France's position in the euro zone secure, or at least not weaker", said DZ Bank analyst Rene Albrecht.

Global Media Angela Merkel's CDU wins regional German election
Author: 0 Angela Merkel's CDU wins regional German election

Big victory in regional election gives German chancellor a boost. Preliminary results showed Merkel's conservative Christian Democratic Union won 40.7% of the vote in tiny Saarland state, in southwestern Germany. "We have picked up support in the last few weeks, in Saarland too, and we are looking ahead", he said, promising to draw "the necessary consequences" for the two next two state elections in May.

Author: 0 Israel to build first settlement in 20 years

So far, the White House has not outright condemned Israeli construction in Yehudah and Shomron, although in a statement Thursday night reacting to the Cabinet decision on the new community, a White House official said that "while the existence of settlements is not in itself an impediment to peace, further unrestrained settlement activity does not help advance peace".

Global Media Recall of anti-allergy medicine EpiPen expands to the U.S.
Author: 0 Recall of anti-allergy medicine EpiPen expands to the U.S.

Mylan says certain epinephrine auto-injectors may have a defect that could "make the device hard to activate in an emergency". None of the recalled lots include the authorized generic for EpiPen Auto-Injector. Mylan says it will replace any of the affected products at no additional price. According to a news release from Mylan, the recall is related to two previously disclosed reports outside of the U.S.

Global Media People paying respects to London attack victims
Author: 0 People paying respects to London attack victims

He then returned for six days in March 2015 on a trip booked through an approved travel agent and made on an "Umra" visa, usually granted to those on a religious pilgrimage to the country's Islamic holy sites. Meanwhile, the widow of a man attacked with a knife by Masood in a pub assault said her late husband was injured after defending someone during a row.

Author: 0 IRA victims say Northern Ireland's peace came at a price

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams joined throngs of mourners on the route. The funeral will take place on Thursday. "The world of politics and the people across this island will miss the leadership he gave, shown most clearly during the hard times of the peace process, and his commitment to the values of genuine democracy that he demonstrated in the development of the institutions in Northern Ireland", he said.

Global Media Defections from Conservatives and Moderates Force Cancelled Health Care Vote
Author: 0 Defections from Conservatives and Moderates Force Cancelled Health Care Vote

Amid a chaotic scramble for votes, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, who has championed the bill, met with Trump at the White House before the bill was pulled from the House floor after hours of debate. "The President and his team have committed everything they can to making it happen". "And they will come to us, we won't have to come to them", he said.

Global Media EPA head defies scientists' recommendation to ban harmful pesticide
Author: 0 EPA head defies scientists' recommendation to ban harmful pesticide

President Trump's decision to nominate Pruitt as EPA administrator was met with staunch opposition by many Democrats and environmental advocates, who expressed concern that he could work to undermine the agency he was tapped to lead. The most exposed population is children between one and two years of age. "But once we cracked that nut, and you had the risk evaluated and in front of you, it became, in my view, a very straightforward decision, with not a lot of ambiguity in terms of what you ...

Author: 0 Chicago police arrest 14-year-old in sex assault on Facebook

The girl's mother ran into Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson at the Ogden District station, and Johnson took an immediate interest in the case, said Guglielmi, the police spokesman. The social networking site said in a statement after the incident that it took seriously its "responsibility to keep people safe on Facebook". She and her mother are working with detectives, Guglielmi said.

Author: 0 In shift, Tillerson says Assad's status up to Syrian people

Turkey is firmly convinced that Gulen, a cleric who has lived for years in Pennsylvania, was behind the uprising that left almost 300 people dead before it was put down. Cavusoglu expressed Turkish displeasure with the USA support for the Kurdish forces, saying it had affected ties with President Barack Obama's administration.

Global Media Three anti-India protesters gunned down in held Kashmir
Author: 0 Three anti-India protesters gunned down in held Kashmir

Witnesses said forces then resorted to indiscriminate bullet and pellet firing, sparking violent clashes in which three protesters, all young boys in their twenties, were shot dead. Health officials said five others have been admitted at Srinagar's Bone and Joint hospital, besides others at district hospital Budgam. Meanwhile, the civilian killings have intensified protests in the area and outskirts with people pouring in large numbers to participate in the demonstrations.

Global Media Delhi records season's hottest morning at 23.9 deg C
Author: 0 Delhi records season's hottest morning at 23.9 deg C

For a city that became uneasy when the temperature touched 40 degrees Celsius, more trouble is in store with the weatherman forecasting that the mercury is likely to further soar by the weekend in Hyderabad . While the maximum temperature till Friday is likely to be around 40 degrees, from Saturday it is predicted to be around 41 degrees. However, he warns that this is not the end of the heat as the summer months are yet to arrive.

Global Media Greater Noida attacks: Nigeria summons Indian envoy, seeks prompt action against culprits
Author: 0 Greater Noida attacks: Nigeria summons Indian envoy, seeks prompt action against culprits

The agency quoted permanent secretary Olushola Enikanolaiye as saying similar attacks have occurred against Nigerians in the past and that Nigeria wants "diligent prosecution" to act as a deterrent. The latest attack followed the death of a local 16-year-old from an apparent drug overdose. India has deepened engagements across African nations with several outgoing and incoming visits since 2015 and Delhi hosted mega Indo-African Summit that witnessed presence of over 40 heads of state and ...

Author: 0 Experienced Heels can grab title shot against Oregon

Pinson missed a driving layup, and OR pushed the ball the other way, bypassing a 3-point shot for an easy layup by center Keith Smith with 6.4 seconds left to make it 77-76. The North Carolina Tar Heels will face the Oregon Ducks in the second game of the Final Four at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz .

Author: 0 Video shows ISIS trying to bait USA into killing civilians, military says

Backed by a USA -led worldwide coalition, Iraqi forces launched an operation in February to drive IS from the western half of Iraq's second-largest city, after declaring eastern Mosul "fully liberated" the previous month. Iraqi security forces have faced stiff resistance from ISIS fighters as they push into the historic section of western Mosul that is riddled with narrow streets and densely populated areas.