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Global Media Tamil Nadu: Palaniswami wins trust vote but stares at instability
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu: Palaniswami wins trust vote but stares at instability

DMK's 88 members were ordered to be evicted by Speaker P Dhanapal after they indulged in a ruckus. Ambalagan demanded that the criminal proceedings may be initiated against DMK legislators and their leader Stalin. It appealed to the Governor to weigh the proceedings in the state Assembly, focusing on the Speaker's declaration that the Confidence Motion moved by Palanisami was adopted in absence of members of all the opposition parties.

Author: 0 4 more North Korean suspects at large in Kim Jong Nam's killing

North Korea had wanted Malaysia to release the body without a post-mortem. Malaysian police say they have arrested a North Korean citizen over the murder of the slain half-brother of dictator Kim Jong Un. Malaysia hit back by saying the country's rules must be followed. South Korea has previously used giant speakers to blast propaganda across the heavily militarized border.

Author: 0 U.S. slams Russia's move to recognize Ukraine rebel documents

USA intelligence say Russian Federation meddled in the United States campaign at least partly to support Trump. The abrupt Russian move is also a setback for efforts to end the war that has killed more than 9,750 people since April 2014, a goal that already seems "a long way" off, OSCE Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier said in an interview on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference.

Author: 0 Trump Doubles Down on Feud With "Dishonest Media" at Florida Campaign Rally

President Donald Trump returned to his role as a fiery campaigner in Florida before a raucous crowd of supporters Saturday, railing against the media for reporting " fake news ". Faced with a series of early setbacks, including the firing of his national security adviser and the rejection by the courts of his immigration ban, Trump reverted to the comfort of his candidate stump speech.

Author: 0 Hafiz Saeed placed under Anti-Terrorism Act by Pakistan

A Punjab Home Department official told The Express Tribune that the five men added to the Fourth Schedule are "active members of the Jamaatud Dawa and Falah-i-Insaniyat". The fourth schedule, according to Dawn, is a section of the ATA under which a person suspected of terrorism is kept under observation. As reported by a Pakistan daily, apart from Saeed, the Punjab government has also included one of his aide, Qazi Kashif's name in the act.

Author: 0 Uber CEO Opens "Urgent Investigation" Into Workplace Sexism Described By Former Employee

In Fowler's post, titled 'Reflecting on One Very Strange Year at Uber, ' the author recounts being propositioned sexually by a manager on her first day at the office. Women were transferring out of the organization, and those who couldn't transfer were quitting or preparing to quit. Sexism is one of the tentpole issues in the Silicon Valley workplace, and her accounts of it provide evidence of that, with stories often, if not always, worryingly pernicious, if also slightly freakish.

Author: 0 Trump in new attack on 'dishonest media'

When Huber was done, President Trump joked, "A star is born!" Lastly, Trump also promised more executive action and legislation to come (but only after referencing a non-existent terror attack in Sweden). intelligence. Become a subscriber and support the site! President Trump is in Florida preparing for a rally in Melbourne Saturday. He was fielding media requests from Canada and England and preparing for another round of interviews Monday, including, he said , scheduled morning ...

Global Media Final moments of Kim Jong-un's half-brother captured in shocking image
Author: 0 Final moments of Kim Jong-un's half-brother captured in shocking image

Kim Jong-Nam, who was allegedly poisoned by a woman, died shortly afterwards the attack at the departure hall of the airport, where he was scheduled to take a flight to Macau. He said North Korean officials were excluded and alleged the Malaysians were working with "hostile forces" on the case. He said Kim Jong-nam had a diplomatic passport and was under the consular protection of North Korea.

Author: 0 Malaysia police arrest North Korean man over Kim Jong Nam's murder

The row erupted when Malaysian police rejected North Korean diplomats' demands to hand over the body of Kim Jong-Nam after he was apparently poisoned at Kuala Lumpur's worldwide airport. The foreign ministry has yet to make any comment. He suggested North Korea would take legal action, in an worldwide court. Pyongyang's main ally and trading partner is China, which is irritated by its repeated aggressive actions but rejects suggestions from the USA and others that it could do more to rein ...

Global Media Thousands expected at 'Not My Presidents Day' rallies Monday
Author: 0 Thousands expected at 'Not My Presidents Day' rallies Monday

Thousands of people have pledged to spend their weekend protesting President's Day and Trump's policies at "Not My President" rallies across the country. One of the Chicago organizers, business professor Laura Hartman, said the event has an overarching theme of unity. Another rally that is expected to take place on Monday in Chicago is claimed to be aimed at uniting the people.

Author: 0 Trump speaks to thousands of supporters at Florida rally, brings one onstage

Trump said to the excited crowd. "We are working for all human rights now, which are under threat by this president", she says. The rally ended like so many others during Trump's campaign. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, asked about the Florida gathering yesterday, told reporters, "It's being run by the campaign". A Trump spokeswoman did not immediately return a request for comment.

Author: 0 Kim Dotcom May Face Extradition To The US Over Alleged Internet Piracy

Established in 2005, Megaupload was shut down by federal authorities in January 2012 following a long-term investigation into piracy claims made against the file-sharing service. Dotcom has denied any wrongdoing and accused U.S. authorities of pursuing a vendetta against him on behalf of politically influential Hollywood studios.

Global Media RCMP intercepts 22 asylum seekers overnight in Manitoba
Author: 0 RCMP intercepts 22 asylum seekers overnight in Manitoba

Canada has seen a recent influx of immigrants crossing over snowy remote areas near the USA border in order to seek asylum rather than stay in Trump's America. "We call upon the government to develop a plan to enforce, and if necessary, strengthen our laws to stop this", tweeted federal Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel on Sunday, in response to a news story about Emerson's refugee influx.

Global Media Trump Administration Sends Conflicting Messages on Future of US-Russia Ties
Author: 0 Trump Administration Sends Conflicting Messages on Future of US-Russia Ties

Flynn is said to have spoken to the Russian ambassador to the United States over the phone and given a secret promise to review the sanctions before the Trump administration was inaugurated. is "not in a position right now to co-operate on the military level..." The decision was upheld by the Court of Appeals. Trump was then asked by a journalist: "Is Putin testing you, do you believe, sir?" He insisted that the roll-out was "perfect".

Author: 0 130 terrorists killed, 350 arrested in Pakistan's anti-terror drive

As many as 11 militants were killed by security officials in Kurram Agency on Sunday after they allegedly tried to enter Pakistan from Afghanistan. The gun-battle occurred in Sapperkot and Para Chamkani in Kurram Agency. The terrorists belonged to the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) group, the Crime Terrorism Department of Punjab police said. A list of 76 "wanted" terrorists was forwarded to Afghan government led by Ghani after Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine attack.

Global Media Jet Airways plane loses contact with ATC, Germany scrambles fighters
Author: 0 Jet Airways plane loses contact with ATC, Germany scrambles fighters

Communication was safely restored in a few minutes. The International Civil Aviation Organisation has laid down a set of standard procedures for the intercepting aircraft and the intercepted aircraft. "Jet Airways has duly reported the matter to the concerned authorities including the DGCA". A similar incident had taken place in April 2014 while a London-Mumbai Jet Airways flight was flying over Germany.

Global Media Pence Visits Dachau Camp as Administration Plagued by Questions of Anti-Semitism
Author: 0 Pence Visits Dachau Camp as Administration Plagued by Questions of Anti-Semitism

Pence signed a guest book, ending his visit with an hour-long service at the Church of Reconciliation on the camp grounds. -Russian relations during the Munich Security Conference Saturday. Some 58 Jewish community centers have received at least 60 bomb threats in the past two months, and leaders have voiced concerns that Trump's nationalistic campaign rhetoric has emboldened white supremacists.

Global Media Kremlin orders media to scale back pro-Trump coverage
Author: 0 Kremlin orders media to scale back pro-Trump coverage

The Kremlin on Thursday ordered state media to tone down its rosy coverage of President Trump as concerns about Russia's future relationship with the new administration grow, a report said. Analysts say Russian Federation hopes to continue to use them as long as it can to destabilize Ukraine and maintain pressure on its pro-Western government.

Global Media Mosul battle: United Nations plea to protect trapped civilians
Author: 0 Mosul battle: United Nations plea to protect trapped civilians

The offensive to dislodge Daesh from Mosul , its last major city stronghold in Iraq , started in October. According to the reports, serious concerns remain for the protection of the estimated 750,000-800,000 civilians in the densely populated west of the city, where "food, water and fuel are already running low".

Global Media White House Denies Plan to Use Guard Troops as Deportation Force
Author: 0 White House Denies Plan to Use Guard Troops as Deportation Force

At the Pentagon, spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis went further, saying the report is "categorically false ". The proposal was in a draft memo, obtained and first reported by the Associated Press , that is dated January 25 and addressed to then-acting heads of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and US Customs and Border Protection.

Author: 0 Netanyahu held secret meeting with US, Arab leaders

The context was ambiguous, and no one can know for sure what message he was intending to convey. For American leaders, the shining allure of the Israeli-Palestinian peace prize appears to induce blindness to the conditions on the ground; deafness to expert advisers who point out that a grand initiative will be doomed to failure; and an irrational conviction that a new American strategy for peace can suddenly make success possible.

Global Media Lord Lisvane: House of Lords should not delay Brexit Bill
Author: 0 Lord Lisvane: House of Lords should not delay Brexit Bill

The Labour frontbench is seeking concessions such as guaranteeing the rights of European Union nationals in the United Kingdom, an amendment that was rejected in the Commons, and securing a more meaningful vote for parliament at the end of two-year negotiations, for which there may well be a majority.

Author: 0 This Day in Trump, Day 30: Rally in the Sunshine State

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Friday that although the campaign is paying for it, the rally is more for the American people than for Trump's possible 2020 re-election bid. "The news is fake because so much of the news is fake". Michael Flynn, Mr Trump's national security adviser, resigned on Monday after he misled Vice-President Mike Pence about whether he had discussed United States sanctions with Russia's ambassador before his own appointment.

Author: 0 Exit polls indicate leftist leads Ecuador first round presidential vote

The economy shrank by 1.7 percent past year, suffering notably from falling oil prices. The vote is a test of the legacy of outgoing President Rafael Correa, Moreno's ally and an outspoken critic of the United States. He has slammed Correa's allies over alleged links to a corruption scandal. Leading pollster Cedatos said this month that 32.3 percent of Ecuadoreans planned to vote for Moreno versus 21.5 percent for Lasso.

Global Media Watch Iraqis Drift Through Mosul to Bedevil ISIS
Author: 0 Watch Iraqis Drift Through Mosul to Bedevil ISIS

The jihadists overran Mosul and swathes of other territory north and west of Baghdad in 2014, sweeping aside security forces ill-prepared to face the assault. This part of the city, also known as the right bank is surrounded by Iraqi and Kurdish forces. Patrick Skinner, from the Soufan Group intelligence consultancy, predicted fighting on a "larger and more bloody scale" in the city's western districts.

Global Media Five Teens Face Charges For Throwing Stuff at Donald Trump's Motorcade
Author: 0 Five Teens Face Charges For Throwing Stuff at Donald Trump's Motorcade

The child who threw the large splinter in the direction of the president's motorcade implicated four other students in his actions, which caused no injuries to people or serious damage to vehicles. The Secret Service is leading the investigation, with assistance from the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. His appearance at a campaign-style rally included misrepresentations about his administration's performance and an apparent reference to a terror incident in Sweden that never happened.

Author: 0 Iraqi forces advance on Islamic State-held western Mosul

Unlike the east, much of the west is composed of old houses forming narrow alleyways, making the use of armoured vehicles more hard and promising a tougher fight. The lack of bridges has made Iraq's plan to liberate Mosul's western region more challenging. The Iraqi air force dropped millions of leaflets over western Mosul late Saturday, warning residents of an offensive by ground forces on the ISIS-held part of the city.

Author: 0 Iraq starts operation to drive ISIS out of west Mosul

There are now some 6,000 USA troops in Iraq and last month was the first time the Pentagon confirmed that US forces are working inside Mosul. The lack of bridges has made Iraq's plan to liberate Mosul's western region more challenging. Despite frequent claims that it is liberating Mosul, the Shia-dominated Iraqi government is effectively assaulting the last great Sunni Arab city in Iraq.

Author: 0 At least 31 injured in explosion in Colombia

Dozens of people have been injured in an explosion in the Colombian capital Bogota , the mayor's office has said. The bullfights, which were resumed this year after a four-year hiatus, have been the focal point of sometimes violent animal-rights protests.

Global Media The Fight to Retake Mosul From ISIS Reaches Perilous New Stage
Author: 0 The Fight to Retake Mosul From ISIS Reaches Perilous New Stage

Iraqi forces have begun an operation to retake control of west Mosul from Islamic State as the U.S. warns of a "tough fight" ahead. Mosul fell to Islamic State group in June 2014. But it took Iraq's most seasoned forces - the elite Counter-Terrorism Service - more than two months to clear the eastern side of Mosul. In Western Mosul's narrow, winding streets, ISIL fighters have developed a network of passageways and tunnels, enabling them to hide and fight among civilians.

Author: 0 Cleanup Underway After Powerful Winter Storm Slams Southern California

The storm proved harrowing for one Los Angeles driver on Friday night, when the road beneath her auto gave out, plunging her to the bottom of a 20-foot sinkhole, CNN affiliate KTLA-TV reported. Rainfall totals by the National Weather Service showed parts of Santa Barbara County have seen more than 7 inches of rain in the past two days. Meteorologists expected light rain to fall in the Bay Area in the late morning and become heavier throughout the afternoon and evening, increasing the ...

Global Media Trump's national security candidates promised autonomy as search continues
Author: 0 Trump's national security candidates promised autonomy as search continues

Retired general and former Central Intelligence Agency chief David Petraeus is no longer a candidate, Mr Spicer said. Ray Odierno was still a candidate. Finding a replacement has been a challenge for Trump. "General Kellogg is doing a great job", Priebus said. Mr Pena Nieto announced he would not meet Mr Trump after the US president threatened to cancel a series of upcoming meetings with Mexico if the country did not agree to pay for his promised US-Mexico border wall.

Author: 0 SpaceX blasts off cargo from historic NASA launchpad

It's the 10th mission to the space station by a SpaceX Dragon rocket. Today the rocket appears ready to go for a 9:39am ET (14:39pm UK) instantaneous launch time from Kennedy Space Center . SpaceX pulled off another successful rocket landing this morning - and this time during the day on the coast of Florida. The Dragon capsule will make its way to the ISS over the next two days.

Global Media Ex-officials: Israeli leader spurned secret peace offer
Author: 0 Ex-officials: Israeli leader spurned secret peace offer

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was informed about the meeting but did not participate in it. Kerry launched his final peacemaking bid after USA -backed talks between the two sides collapsed in 2014 over issues that included Israeli settlement-building in the occupied territories and Palestinian refusal to accept Israel's demand to recognise it as a Jewish state.

Global Media Iraq Launches Offensive to Re-Take Western Mosul From ISIS: Prime Minister
Author: 0 Iraq Launches Offensive to Re-Take Western Mosul From ISIS: Prime Minister

There is little prospect of west Mosul falling quickly. Iraqi forces recaptured the eastern part of the city earlier this year and have now all but surrounded the western part. The immediate objective of the operation was to take the villages on the southern outskirts of Mosul airport, a police spokesman told The Associated Press.

Author: 0 Trump, Battered in Washington, Is Buoyed at Boeing Rally

Trump brought up, as he did often during the campaign, that he did well with women and that the polls conducted by the media that showed otherwise were "phony". His response? " Life is a campaign ". " Say a couple of words to this crowd ", Trump told Huber. We are united together by history and by providence.

Author: 0 Iran pushes for dialogue with Gulf Arab states

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani last week travelled to Oman and Kuwait to try improve ties, his first visit to the Gulf states since taking power in 2013. Iran has said it has no interest in nuclear weapons. Speaking on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, Zarif said there was an worldwide consensus not to let the agreement - which took two years to negotiate - unravel.

Global Media 'Nobody That I Know Of': Trump Denies Campaign Contacts With Russia
Author: 0 'Nobody That I Know Of': Trump Denies Campaign Contacts With Russia

Here's what you need to know. Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Center, a conservative media watchdog group, who has in the past been a critic of Trump , said some aspects of the press conference amused him. "I would. You want to set up the meeting?" The President said he would announce a "new and very comprehensive order to protect our people" some time next week.

Global Media How a Wyoming Man Got His New Face
Author: 0 How a Wyoming Man Got His New Face

The donor, Calen Ross, shot himself in the head and left behind an eight-month pregnant widow. He wrote "far exceeded my expectations". He survived a gunshot to the face. Mardini urged him to "think very hard" about the transplant. "When you look like I looked and you function like I functioned, every little bit of hope that you have, you just jump on it, and this was the surgery that was going to take me back to normal." Sandness had to undergo a rigorous psychiatric and social work ...

Global Media CIA, US State Department Provoking New Cold War With Russia
Author: 0 CIA, US State Department Provoking New Cold War With Russia

I almost - almost , but not quite - feel bad for the Donald Trump administration: the steady flow of leaks coming out of the government has caused trouble for Trump nearly every day this week. Friday White House officials awake to the news that Trump's pick to succeed Michael Flynn as the country's top security official, retired vice-admiral Bob Harward, has declined the post .

Global Media Tamil Nadu: Palaniswami wins trust vote
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu: Palaniswami wins trust vote

Out of 234 MLAs, only 230 members are going to cast their vote in the confidence motion moved by Sasikala's loyalist EPS to prove his majority to continue as the CM of Tamil Nadu. Stay tuned for more updates. Talking to the mediapersons here today, Mr Anbazhagan said that the DMK members led by their leader MK Stalin has taken a sharp (blade like) thing into the House and caused physical harm to Speaker.

Global Media Tamil Nadu crisis: Police register FIR against DMK leader MK Stalin
Author: 0 Tamil Nadu crisis: Police register FIR against DMK leader MK Stalin

After Dhanapal was escorted out of the House yesterday by the Watch and Ward staff amid the ruckus, DMK members P Ranganathan and Ku Ka Selvam sat in his chair for a few moments. Tamil Nadu Assembly doors closed. Speaker asks all to cooperate. He had also requested the speaker for a secret ballot. With around four years to go for the next Assembly elections, swaying the proceedings against EPS was the strategy DMK came in with.

Global Media Michael Flynn unlikely to face charges for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation, sources say
Author: 0 Michael Flynn unlikely to face charges for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation, sources say

Repeating an argument he often makes, Trump stated a good relationship with Russian Federation isn't a bad thing and reminded the room of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's failed reset with the nation under President Obama. Mr Trump dismissed claims of his links to Russian Federation as "fake news. put out by the media". "The false, horrible, fake reporting makes it much harder to make a deal with Russian Federation", he continued.

Author: 0 A Liftoff Deferred: SpaceX Mission From NASA's Historic Launch Pad Delayed

The primary goal of the flight, the 30th of a Falcon 9 and the first from Florida since a spectacular explosion September 1 during a pre-launch test at the nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, is to boost the Dragon capsule into orbit for a two-day flight to the International Space Station.

Global Media President Trump calls media 'enemy of the American people' in latest tweet
Author: 0 President Trump calls media 'enemy of the American people' in latest tweet

Soon after he landed at his holiday home in Mar-a-Laho, Florida, Trump lashed out at the press on his Twitter account. There has been the ongoing debate on whom to trust more: the media or President Trump. He dismissed reports that the administration was in the midst of chaos, just days after the resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn , and the withdrawal of Andrew Puzder's nomination as labour secretary.

Author: 0 Dominant Hirscher takes Alpine skiing slalom gold

Hirscher, on track for a sixth consecutive World Cup overall crystal globe and silver medallist in last week's alpine combined in St Moritz, clocked a total time of 2min 13.31sec, with snow flurries and cloud hampering the second run. His slalom/giant slalom double was the first since legendary Italian Alberto Tomba achieved the feat in 1996. Norway, in the absence of the injured Aksel Lund Svindal, finished fourth in all five of the men's events in St Moritz.

Global Media Video shows Army family's ultimate sacrifice
Author: 0 Video shows Army family's ultimate sacrifice

Army Special Operations Command spokesperson Lt. Col. Robert Bockholt confirmed on Thursday, according to Army Times . When Lisa Williams' plane arrived at Raleigh-Durham Airport, passengers were asked to wait to let someone off the plane first.

Author: 0 DMK to vote against new Tamil Nadu chief minister in trust vote

This anti-people ( AIADMK ) government must be removed. He said it was "a mockery of democracy and a severe blow to the Constitution". The AIADMK MLAs, who had remained huddled in a resort 80 km from Chennai for over 10 days, heaved a sigh of relief when Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami won the confidence motion in the Assembly.