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Global Media South African party rejects calls for Zuma to quit
Author: 0 South African party rejects calls for Zuma to quit

Civil society groups, opposition parties and religious leaders have all intensified their calls for the president to stand down, and urged South Africans to join the different anti-Zuma demonstrations planned for across the country on Friday.

Global Media Court clears Justice Ademola, wife of corruption charges
Author: 0 Court clears Justice Ademola, wife of corruption charges

He discharged all accused persons in a ruling upholding the no-case submissions filed by the defendants. The Department of State Services (DSS) had raided the Abuja residence of Ademola in October, and the attorney-general of the federation filed a suit against him and Olubowale, his wife, few weeks later.

Global Media Australia says has information on possible Gallipoli terror attack
Author: 0 Australia says has information on possible Gallipoli terror attack

The Federal Government has received intelligence suggesting the Gallipoli Peninsula may be targeted by terrorists during Anzac Day commemorations. SYDNEY (AP) - Australia and New Zealand warned on Thursday that extremists may be planning an attack on the commemoration of a World War I campaign that is being held in Turkey this month.

Global Media Syria attack 'crossed a lot of lines'
Author: 0 Syria attack 'crossed a lot of lines'

But Trump and other senior U.S. officials said that the latest attack, which doctors say caused the agonizing deaths of at least 72 people, had changed the calculus. "How many more children have to die before Russian Federation cares?" "If Russia has the influence in Syria that it claims to have, we need to see them use it", she said.

Global Media Tornado hits Georgia; rain, hail, high wind around Southeast
Author: 0 Tornado hits Georgia; rain, hail, high wind around Southeast

Forecasters say some of the largest hail hit early Wednesday in the east Alabama city of Oxford, where convenience store manager Don Copeland says ice was so thick on the ground it looked like it had snowed. The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for most counties in Central Alabama according to the organization. He said in a news release that 50 National Guard soldiers also will be deployed in the state.

Global Media SC to hear Babri demolition case against Advani, BJP leaders today
Author: 0 SC to hear Babri demolition case against Advani, BJP leaders today

The court observed that the case had been pending for 17 years due to technical defects and "we want to do justice by using our powers in the Constitution". The apex court while making oral observations on discharge of Advani and other BJP leaders M M Joshi and Uma Bharti also came up with the option of ordering a joint trial of cases arising out of the two FIRs lodged in the wake of the demolition of the disputed Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri structure in Ayodhya in 1992.

Global Media RBI retains policy at 6.25%; ups reverse repo, MSF by 25 bps
Author: 0 RBI retains policy at 6.25%; ups reverse repo, MSF by 25 bps

The RBI's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) began its two-day meeting in Mumbai on Wednesday preparatory to announcing its first bi-monthly policy review of 2017-18 fiscal in a context of rising inflation. Further, keeping in mind the above market tendencies, the monetary policy committee is expected to maintain the current repo rate, while awaiting any major swings.

Author: 0 Armenia's Ruling Republican Party Leads Elections

The April 2 parliamentary elections in Armenia were tainted by credible information about vote-buying and pressure on civil servants and employees of private companies, reads a preliminary statement of the global observers posted on the OSCE website on April 3.

Global Media Kendall Jenner and the Pepsi ad that fell flat
Author: 0 Kendall Jenner and the Pepsi ad that fell flat

Taking to its Twitter page, the beverage brand wrote, " Pepsi was trying to project a global message of unity, peace and understanding". Updated, 12:20 p.m.: NEW YORK (AP ) - Pepsi is pulling an ad that is being widely criticized ... A woman wearing a hijab photographs the moment before they all dance with joy. It was her first time attending a protest against police violence, but as Ieshia Evans calml...

Author: 0 Seattle sues Trump administration over sanctuary city threat

Officials from so-called sanctuary cities met in NY on Tuesday to discuss their response to threats from the Trump administration to cut off some funding to cities and states that fail to assist federal authorities in arresting illegal immigrants.

Global Media Tornados and apparent twisters, rain, hail across Southeast
Author: 0 Tornados and apparent twisters, rain, hail across Southeast

If a warning is issued, that means a tornado has been spotted and the threat is imminent. The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a tornado watch for Bullitt County through 10 p.m. I just went through the latest data and it looks like the best chance for strong tornadoes will be well south of the area but in SW Ohio (and possibly into the southern part of our viewing area) the potential for isolated tornadic activity exists.

Author: 0 In Iraq, Trump's son-in-law, Kushner, goes to base 10 miles from Mosul

Kushner voiced hope the city's eventual recapture from Islamic State would be "a victory for the world". "It's been longstanding practice to strictly avoid announcing the visits of senior USA officials in advance of their travels to war zones", said George Little, a Pentagon and Central Intelligence Agency press secretary for Leon Panetta.

Global Media Trump Says Susan Rice May Have Committed a Crime
Author: 0 Trump Says Susan Rice May Have Committed a Crime

It's not unusual for the USA government to use intelligence collected from foreigners to get a sense of how other countries view the administration. And, in the end, if Trump and his team did nothing wrong, they should want the American people to be laser-focused not on what Susan Rice did or didn't do but on the investigations' means, methods and results.

Global Media Blast in Pakistani city of Lahore kills at least six
Author: 0 Blast in Pakistani city of Lahore kills at least six

BBC said the team was to conduct Pakistan's first census in 20 years. A Taliban suicide bomber detonated his explosives near a vehicle carrying census workers in eastern Pakistan on Wednesday. He said the attack was being investigated as a terror strike. He also paid tribute to the army jawans "who were targeted while performing their duties during the national census".

Global Media Bidders Pitch Ideas For Trump's Border Wall
Author: 0 Bidders Pitch Ideas For Trump's Border Wall

Building a wall on the Mexican border was a cornerstone of Trump's presidential campaign and a flashpoint for his detractors. It was a little more hard for Fort Worth's Michael Evangelista-Ysasaga, chief executive officer of The Penna Group LLC, who is Latino and bid on both wall categories - despite getting death threats because of his high profile on the issue.

Global Media Man in Drunk Lives Matter shirt charged with drunken driving
Author: 0 Man in Drunk Lives Matter shirt charged with drunken driving

After the man was stopped and tested, his blood-alcohol content was.217-nearly two and a half times Pennsylvania's limit for drivers. Wearing the bright green shirt, Gutshall frowns in the image. A blood alcohol test revealed Gutshall's BAC to be at.217, almost three times the legal limit. Authorities say he is charged with DUI Highest Rate , driving under DUI suspension, and traffic violations.

Author: 0 Britain to help reform Saudi economy

The British premier on Tuesday met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, the country s interior minister and first in line to the throne, and discussed "joint cooperation in combating extremism and fighting terrorism", state news agency SPA said.

Global Media N. Korea may have tested new technology in latest missile
Author: 0 N. Korea may have tested new technology in latest missile

The Pukguksong-2 medium-range ballistic missile fell into the sea of Japan , according to the South Korean military. Only a small fraction of the tests are nuclear missile tests. Trump is likely to urge China's leader to take up stronger role in pressuring the North to abandon its nuclear ambitions, and Tillerson's statement is a way of stressing it's time for action on North Korea, not just talk, Bong said.

Author: 0 United Nations secretary-general visits Iraq amid 'dire humanitarian situation'

Scrocca said the December adjustment allowed for specific USA field officers, in conjunction with their Iraqi counterparts, to direct dynamic airstrikes - ones that are in immediate reaction to an ongoing fight or direct threat. He and others have said the ordinance used by the U.S. that day should not have taken the entire building down. Khalid told The Associated Press. "Make no mistake about it, (IS) will continue to cause massive human suffering if the Iraqi security forces and ...

Author: 0 Highway or my way: How states are getting around SC's liquor ban

The steps have been taken to save the livelihood means of thousands of liquor bar owners and workers who would be affected by the Supreme Court ban. This has been done as the SC's order is not only causing a revenue loss of more than Rs1,000 crore to the State, but will also render several thousand people working in 1,700 closed liquor shops along highways, jobless.

Author: 0 USA to stop trying to build diplomatic bridges with North Korea

South Korea has been developing ballistic missiles with an 800-kilometer range since 2012, the joint chiefs of staff spokesman said. Trump "made clear that the United States will continue to strengthen its ability to deter and defend itself and its allies with the full range of its military capabilities", the White House later said in a statement.

Global Media Death toll rises after Syria chemical attack
Author: 0 Death toll rises after Syria chemical attack

Asked how he plans to respond to the attack he blames on Syrian President Bashar Assad, Trump said, "You'll see". On Wednesday, in addition to hardening his language on Assad, he softened his remarks about those were displaced by the war. Chlorine, which has legitimate uses as well, isn't banned under that convention except when used in a weapon. Only days earlier President Trump's administration had said Assad's ouster was no longer a us priority, but he said the attack that killed 72 ...

Global Media Susan Rice asked for 'unmasking for national security, source says
Author: 0 Susan Rice asked for 'unmasking for national security, source says

Trump himself seized on the story Wednesday, telling The New York Times (with no supporting evidence) that he believed Rice had committed a crime. If the National Security Agency deems those reasons vaild, it will unmask the names. Read: Donald Trump on Bill O'Reilly: 'I don't think Bill did anything wrong.' Rice could not unilaterally unmask the names of Americans caught in an incidental collection.

Global Media All options are on the table, USA on NKorea
Author: 0 All options are on the table, USA on NKorea

While the two leaders are likely to discuss a gamut of bilateral issues during the two-day meeting at Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence, matters related to trade, economic policies and North Korea are expected to figure prominently during their talks, senior White House officials said on Tuesday.

Global Media Two more 'significant arrests' made over London terror attack
Author: 0 Two more 'significant arrests' made over London terror attack

A lone assailant killed four people and injured dozens more on Wednesday, March 22 near the United Kingdom Houses of Parliament in London. Rowley said two police officers targeted in the attack have significant injuries. London's top terror officer says Masood, who attacked Britain's Parliament, killing four people and wounding some 50, was born Adrian Russell Ajao .

Author: 0 Panera Bread To Be Bought By Krispy Kreme For $7 Billion

Shaich has agreed to vote his 15.5 percent ownership stake in favor of the deal. That puts the transaction in the same range as JAB's Krispy Kreme takeover , but it's expensive by restaurant-industry standards. The news suggests that JAB Holdings Panera Bread acquisition will happen at a jaw-dropping amount of $7.5 billion. If you look at the company's income statement over the past years, you will see that the company is constantly posting gross profit: In 2014, PNRA earned gross ...

Author: 0 Fed minutes reveal debate over inflation and Trump

If its policy committee chose to start reducing those holdings, even at a likely gradual pace, it could lead eventually to higher rates on many consumer and business loans. "Many participants emphasized that reduce the size of the balance sheet should be conducted in a passive and predictable manner", said the minutes.

Author: 0 Everyone Played Well - Arsene Wenger Hails Arsenal Drubbing of West Ham

April 4, 2017- West Ham United midfielder Michail Antonio and striker Diafra Sakho are expected to feature in Wednesday's Premier League trip to Arsenal, manager Slaven Bilic has said. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (hamstring) and Aaron Ramsey (calf) could make their comebacks. Lucas Perez (thigh) will miss this match, and Laurent Koscielny (Achilles) is expected to sit this one out having been taken off at half-time against City.

Global Media Tornado hits Georgia as rain, hail pelts Southeast
Author: 0 Tornado hits Georgia as rain, hail pelts Southeast

Clair counties for Wednesday as several waves of potentially severe weather will make its way across Alabama. All school districts in and around the state capital, Columbia, dismissed elementary, middle and high school students by midday Wednesday.

Author: 0 Ryan says tax reform could take longer than healthcare overhaul

A GenForward poll shows young people support the Affordable Care Act and think the government should be responsible for making sure Americans have coverage. And yet those two provisions together-the cost-sharing subsidies and the individual mandate-could result in 25% to 30% increases in insurance premiums if they were to disappear, according to Andy Slavitt, who oversaw the PPACA during the final years of the Obama administration.

Author: 0 Trump raises pressure on North Korea

Trump has been critical of North Korea, but his rhetoric before entering the White House was a lot stronger than what was released Tuesday. "China has great influence over North Korea", Trump declared in an interview with the Financial Times on Sunday.

Author: 0 Trump once said he would bomb North Korea's nuclear reactors

Pyongyang's missile launch came a day before talks on economic and security issues between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, pressuring the dollar in Asian trade as investors sought refuge in the perceived safety of the Japanese currency.

Author: 0 Police arrest 7 in wake of St. Petersburg subway bombing

Petersburg subway", the Investigative Committee said. The six, who were not identified, are suspected of recruiting people from mostly Muslim central Asia to join terrorist organisations such as Islamic State and Al-Nusra. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which came while President Vladimir Putin was visiting the city, Russia's second biggest and Putin's hometown.

Global Media Bashar al-Assad's family's assets in Spain seized
Author: 0 Bashar al-Assad's family's assets in Spain seized

The European Union and the United Nations host a two-day conference starting Tuesday on Syria's future, with Russian-backed President Bashar al-Assad as firmly in place as ever despite efforts to oust him. The court said that no arrests were made. He would not comment further on Tuesday's searches or say where Rifaat Assad and his children now are. "Our goal is - we want to bring Assad to justice", she said .

Author: 0 Rice says unmasking of names wasn't for political purposes

He did not suggest that his assertions came from new intelligence reports but said he would explain himself further "at the right time ". To say that Rice's actions are a "smoking gun" is a stretch as of now, but it's likely to raise new questions about where the Russia-Trump controversy will go next.

Author: 0 UN Envoy Haley: Trump Hasn't Prevented Her From Criticizing Russia

US President Donald Trump and the administration agree that Russia's involvement in Ukraine is wrong. Last week, Haley told reporters that the usa would no longer insist on ending Assad's rule as a priority. "And that's what they're doing with me". Nikki Haley , United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations and President of the Security Council for April, briefs journalists on the Councils program of work for the month today at the UN Headquarters in NY.

Author: 0 UN Chief arrives in Baghdad to review humanitarian situation

He said protecting civilians was an "absolute priority". Amnesty International has said the high civilian toll in Mosul suggests US -led coalition forces have failed to take adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths. When asked in a congressional hearing about the standards used by the U.S. military to avoid civilian casualties, General Joseph Votel said it would be hard to apply those standards in the narrow, crowded streets of the Old City in west Mosul .

Author: 0 Malaysia condemns North Korea missile launch

South Korea's Foreign Ministry called the North's latest missile launch a " reckless provocation" that posed a threat to worldwide peace, while Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said his country lodged a strong protest over the launch.

Author: 0 Kim Jong Nam's body released to North Korea

Three North Koreans wanted for questioning over the murder of the estranged half-brother of their country's leader returned home on Friday along with the body of victim Kim Jong Nam after Malaysia agreed a swap deal with the reclusive state.

Global Media A Current Affair reporter Ben McCormack arrested over child pornography
Author: 0 A Current Affair reporter Ben McCormack arrested over child pornography

Mr McCormack's lawyer confirmed to The New Daily his client had been arrested after the raid on Channel Nine's studios, but would not comment on the nature of the investigation. "The matter is a personal one and not related to a story or the program". 'The police are in the ACA offices doing an investigation and we are co- operating fully, ' he told AAP.

Author: 0 President Trump says Susan Rice committed a crime in 'unmasking' his aides

The president would not provide any evidence for the claim, which has been debunked by numerous intelligence officials . Rice has denied any impropriety. To Trump backers, the revelations are evidence that the Obama administration was surveilling the incoming administration for political purposes, though it remains unclear what activity might have required the alleged unmasking .

Global Media People around the NFL don't believe Tony Romo is done playing football
Author: 0 People around the NFL don't believe Tony Romo is done playing football

Romo leads Cowboys legend Roger Staubach by seven and Troy Aikman by nine. "Just because I'm a Cowboys fan ". I'm not here to tell you that Romo is going to compete for the league MVP, but I am here to tell you that, if he remains relatively healthy (a big "if" to many of you out there, I know) and he chooses to sign with the Texans, they immediately jump up to the clear No.