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Global Media Cawdery plays down Spain-UK tensions over Gibraltar
Author: 0 Cawdery plays down Spain-UK tensions over Gibraltar

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday offered reassurances to Gibraltar that the United Kingdom remains steadfastly committed to the overseas territory and its 32,000 residents. On Sunday a former British minister, Michael Howard, suggested Britain would be ready to go to war with Spain to defend the outpost-a display of saber-rattling that evoked memories of the 1982 war with Argentina over the Falklands.

Author: 0 55% Americans approve of Obamacare now

And although a plurality of those polled (49 percent) say Trump and congressional Republicans should "stop working on health care and move on to other priorities", a full three-quarters of Republicans say they should "keep working on a plan to repeal and replace the 2010 health care law".

Global Media Mike Flynn Hid Russian State Media Payments from the U.S. Government
Author: 0 Mike Flynn Hid Russian State Media Payments from the U.S. Government

The two filings came more than a month after Trump asked Flynn to resign as national security adviser, saying he had misled the vice president about a conversation he had with the Russian ambassador to the us during the transition. Flynn Intel Group received $530,000 in payments from the company and acknowledged in its registration as a foreign agent that the work may have benefited the Turkish government.

Global Media Trump Executive Order May Roll Back Military's Climate Policies
Author: 0 Trump Executive Order May Roll Back Military's Climate Policies

Exxon said the country is "well positioned to compete" under the terms of the Paris deal, which was reached in late 2015 with the goal of slowing global warming. "No matter how other countries' policies on climate change change, as a responsible large developing country, China's resolve, aims and policy moves in dealing with climate change will not change", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said this week.

Global Media Trump and Xi Jinping meet for two-day summit
Author: 0 Trump and Xi Jinping meet for two-day summit

They posed for pictures with Trump and his wife Melania before going inside. The leaders of the world's two biggest economies are to greet each other at the president's Mar-a-Lago retreat in Palm Beach, Florida, late in the afternoon and dine together with their wives, kicking off a summit that will conclude with a working lunch on Friday.

Author: 0 Suspect in bridge fire charged with arson; 200K bond set

Emergency personnel work the scene of a bridge collapse at I-85 in Atlanta , Georgia, on March 30, 2017. Many commuters in some of Atlanta's densely populated northern suburbs will have to find alternate ro. The Buford Spring Connectors is being utilized mostly for local traffic; people traveling through Atlanta are asked to use I-285 around the city. Thomas told a different story.

Global Media Pink Star diamond sets new world record in Hong Kong
Author: 0 Pink Star diamond sets new world record in Hong Kong

May 2016: A large diamond known as the Oppenheimer Blue set a new auction record, reaching a price of $50.6m (£34.7m at the exchange rate then current). "The stone is absolutely unique and incredibly rare, being the largest Vivid Pink Internally Flawless diamond ever graded by the GIA (Gemmological Institute of America)".

Author: 0 Russian Federation says Syria airstrike an 'aggression' by US

Senior Defense Department officials are developing options for a military strike in response to the Syrian government's chemical weapons attack Tuesday that killed dozens of civilians, officials said Thursday. ambassador Vladimir Safronkov warned that any negative consequences from the strikes would be on the "shoulders of those who initiated such a doubtful and tragic enterprise".

Author: 0 Oil prices jump after USA launches missile strike in Syria

The strike came as Trump was hosting Chinese President Xi Jinping for meetings focused in part on North Korea's nuclear program. August 31, 2013: Obama says he will go to Congress for authorization to carry out punitive strikes against the Syrian government, but appears to lack the necessary support in the legislature.

Author: 0 US strikes on Syrian base: what we know

The U.S. military launched approximately 50 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield late on Thursday, in the first direct American assault on the government of President Bashar Assad since that country's civil war began six years ago.

Author: 0 National Awards: Akshay Kumar wins best actor; Kasaav best film

Child-artist Zaira Wasim, who played young Geeta Phogat in "Dangal" starring Aamir Khan has won the award in the Best Supporting Actress category. Nagesh Kukunoor's " Dhanak ", the tale of two children who set out into the Rajasthan desert in search of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was the victor in the best children's film category.

Author: 0 The Fight for Equal Pay: Ohio Considers Wage-Gap Reporting Bill

While white women have greatly narrowed the wage gap , "black women only narrowed that gap by 9 cents, from earning 56 cents for every dollar earned by a white man in 1980 to 65 cents today". The reasoning behind the campaign is this, if a woman makes 20 percent less than a man, she should pay 20 percent less for the purchases she makes. "The ongoing 19 per cent differential between women and men's pay is due to a combination of unequal opportunities in education, inflexible working, ...

Global Media Trump calls House intel chair an 'honorable guy'
Author: 0 Trump calls House intel chair an 'honorable guy'

Nunes blamed "left-wing activist groups" for filing accusations against him with the Office of Congressional Ethics. The charges are entirely false and politically motivated and are being leveled just as the American people are beginning to learn the truth about the improper unmasking of the identities of US citizens and other abuses of power.

Author: 0 Iraq airstrikes kill at least 150 ISIS militants near Mosul

Iraqi forces entered west Mosul neighbourhoods, a key stronghold in the shrinking "caliphate" of the Islamic State group, which replied with deadly suicide attacks in Iraq and Syria. troop deployments in Iraq and Syria, with Washington apparently adopting a new policy of limiting soldier movement disclosures and resorting to unannounced "temporary" missions.

Global Media South African ex-minister sacked by Zuma resigns as MP
Author: 0 South African ex-minister sacked by Zuma resigns as MP

Since taking office in 2009, the 74-year-old president has repeatedly denied accusations of corruption, and senior ANC officials have backed him. A former associate at the Treasury said former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and Jonas planned to assess their positions as MPs.

Global Media Dominant Denver beats Notre Dame 6-1 in Frozen Four semis
Author: 0 Dominant Denver beats Notre Dame 6-1 in Frozen Four semis

Irish defenseman Dennis Gilbert led the team's physical response at the start of the second period, but despite the hits they were able to level, Denver continued to dominate puck possession and kept piling up goals. "I think when Thursday comes we'll be ready to go and we're going to give Notre Dame everything they can handle". Although it was only 2-0 at the first period it already felt like 5-0 - which it would be after the second 20 minutes.

Global Media 2 teens fall to their deaths from 18th-floor hotel balcony
Author: 0 2 teens fall to their deaths from 18th-floor hotel balcony

Myrtle Beach Police say two people died Wednesday after apparent falls from a floor of a motel near 2nd Avenue North. The girls fell at the Camelot By the Sea Hotel , according to a police report. "He will also be able to share some information about the students' involvement with school activities". He declined to comment as to which level the two girls fell from.

Global Media Trump accuses Obama administration official of 'crime'
Author: 0 Trump accuses Obama administration official of 'crime'

Trump backed his claim up with no evidence, and current and former intelligence officials from both Republican and Democratic administrations have said they do not believe Ms. On April 3, Fox News reported that multiple sources acknowledged Rice's attempts to reveal the identities of individuals caught in the crossfire of incidental surveillance on foreign officials, surveillance that allegedly included incidental coverage of Trump's transition team.

Author: 0 Democrats object to Trump infrastructure plan's direction

When asked Wednesday whether the administration had a cost estimate on either an infrastructure plan or a tax overhaul, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said no. "We're talking about a trillion-dollar infrastructure", Trump said. "Investors everywhere around the country tell me that there is ample capital waiting to invest in infrastructure projects", Chao said.

Global Media Ryanair to Embrace Connecting Flights in Move Toward Hub Model
Author: 0 Ryanair to Embrace Connecting Flights in Move Toward Hub Model

The uncertainty is pushing Ryanair to look outside Britain to grow the network by adding new routes and flights. LONDON, April 6 Ryanair will start offering connecting flights later this month, a senior executive said on Thursday, marking a break from its traditional point-to-point model as it looks to appeal to a broader spread of customers.

Global Media Gambia president's party takes majority in new parliament
Author: 0 Gambia president's party takes majority in new parliament

There is no formal opinion polling in the tiny west African nation, making it hard to establish voting intentions, but the scarcity of APRC rallies, which once dominated the campaign scene suggests voters are unlikely to give them the near-total majority seen in past elections.

Author: 0 With Syria strike, Donald Trump crosses Obama's 'red line'

Security Council resolution that would condemn the chemical attack, but with council members still negotiating the text into the evening, the British Mission's political coordinator Stephen Hickey tweeted the vote wouldn't take place until later.

Author: 0 US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles

No child of god should ever suffer such horrors. "The use of chemical weapons against innocent people will not be tolerated", the Pentagon said in a statement , adding the strike was meant to deter the regime from using chemical weapons again.

Author: 0 South Korea test fires 800km-range missile

Robinson is the top officer at U.S. Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Command in Colorado. "Under the current circumstances, relevant parties should exercise restraint and avoid heightening regional tensions", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters on Wednesday, commenting on the latest North Korean missile test.

Global Media Global pressure builds on Syria's Assad after chemical attack
Author: 0 Global pressure builds on Syria's Assad after chemical attack

LONDON, April 7 Britain's defence minister said a US military strike against a Syrian airfield was created to deter Bashar al-Assad from carrying out any further chemical weapons attacks but was not the start of a new military campaign. "This [the attack] could be viewed as an act of aggression of the United States against a UN nation", he said. Russian Federation has suspended a deal with the USA to prevent mid-air collisions over Syria in response to the missile strike on a Syrian air base.

Global Media IT raids at residences of TN health minister, actor Sarathkumar
Author: 0 IT raids at residences of TN health minister, actor Sarathkumar

A senior IT official who confirmed the news said they received information that money was distributed ahead of the R.K. Nagar byelection. The minister's residence on Greenways Road, and at his native Pudukkottai, and also a quarry were among the premises that have come under the taxmen's lens, the report said.

Author: 0 Trump, Xi meet again _ in shadow of missile strikes on Syria

Following his visit to Finland, Xi arrived in Palm Beach, Florida early on Thursday afternoon where he was greeted by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and some members of his personal fan club. "We have a big problem with North Korea". After defeats on his travel ban and Obamacare repeal, Trump wants to show progress in countering North Korea's threat and opening Chinese markets to more United States goods.

Author: 0 Russian Federation threatened Trump with 'negative consequences'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that Russian Federation had "failed in its responsibility" to uphold a 2013 deal meant to eliminate Assad's chemical weapon stockpile. Oil prices surged more than 2 percent on Friday after the United States launched dozens of cruise missiles at an airbase in Syria. Senior US lawmakers from both parties expressed support Thursday for President Donald Trump's ordered military strike on a Syrian air base, but some rank-and-file members warned against ...

Author: 0 Iran condemns air strike in Syria, Britain, Australia give support

Peskov was also quoted as saying that Russian Federation did not believe that Syria possessed chemical weapons and that the US move would inevitably create a serious obstacle to creating an global coalition to fight terrorism, an idea that Putin has repeatedly pushed.

Author: 0 Issues at stake in Trump-China summit in Florida

And even within the meeting itself, the issues the two leaders do not discuss may be as telling as those they do. The White House said the location was selected to give the two days of discussions a more relaxed feel. Since taking office, he has ordered the US' withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and his administration is said to be preparing for the re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) while examining the option of negotiating bilateral trade ...

Author: 0 USA strikes in Syria 'in violation of worldwide norms'

Skepticism about Russia's intentions was only compounded by its defence of Assad after a deadly chemical attack that the U.S. says was no doubt carried out by Assad's forces. "With the revelation of the latest horrors that continue to happen literally right next to us, it is time for the government to do something that is Israeli, Zionist and Jewish", a Tuesday Facebook post by the 'Just Beyond Our Border' campaign said.

Global Media Russian Federation says United States missile strike may breach worldwide law
Author: 0 Russian Federation says United States missile strike may breach worldwide law

Syrian government-controlled airfield in Homs was the target of the strikes. "We hope for the continuation of the strikes in order to prevent the regime from using its planes to launch any new air raids or going back to using internationally banned weapons", said Ahmad Ramadan, head of the media office of the Syrian National Coalition political opposition group.

Author: 0 World slams Netanyahu's new West Bank settlement plan

Palestinians, the United Nations, and Israeli activists lambasted the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday, a day after it gave the go-ahead for the first new West Bank settlement in 25 years. It also said the government had approved tenders to build 2,000 new apartments from previously approved settlement projects. The territory has deep religious significance for many devout Jews, who see it as their biblical heartland and heritage.

Author: 0 United Airlines defends banning girls from flight for wearing leggings

Watts said the girl's father was allowed to board while wearing shorts and called the airline's policy sexist . "I don't care what kind of passengers they were", said Watts. Taking to Twitter, stars spoke out against the airline's confusing policy. United explained that they have a stricter dress code for pass travelers as they are representing the United brand.

Author: 0 US launches military strike against Syria

Jeff Davis in a statement released by the Department of Defense . House and Senate lawmakers generally supported President Donald Trump's decision to strike against the Syrian government Thursday night, but cautioned Trump against unilaterally starting another war in the Middle East without first consulting Congress.

Global Media Nunes to Step Down From Russia Hacking Investigation
Author: 0 Nunes to Step Down From Russia Hacking Investigation

House Speaker Paul Ryan administers the House oath of office to Rep. Mike Conaway of Texas, during a mock swearing in ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. In a statement, Nunes said that Conaway along with Reps. In a statement, California Rep. Adam Schiff , the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, struck an optimistic tone by saying that with Conaway at the helm of the Russian Federation investigation there's a "fresh opportunity" to move the probe forward ...

Author: 0 Boat Races go ahead after WW2 bomb find

The Boat Race has its critics but it is what it is: a decent day out that is often derided as a symbol of the class elitism against which Trenton Oldfield claimed to be protesting when he disrupted the 2012 contest with a dip in the Thames.

Author: 0 Senate divided on Supreme Court nomination

On Sunday, McConnell said , "Judge Gorsuch is going to be confirmed". Merkley stood in front of a blow-up of the preamble to the Constitution, still talking Wednesday morning. Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer indicated, however, that Democrats meant to follow through on their filibuster pledge, having gathered more than the 41 votes they need to mount the effort.

Author: 0 French candidates talk economy in crucial debate

Le Pen - who wants France to follow Britain and exit the European Union, like several candidates - proposed a tax on businesses that hire foreign workers. He is still well behind Le Pen and Macron, who both have about a quarter of the vote, according to the poll , and are favourites to go through to the May 7 run-off.

Global Media London attack: police make two more 'significant arrests'
Author: 0 London attack: police make two more 'significant arrests'

Police said the attacker, Khalid Masood, was born Adrian Russell Ajao in southern England in 1964. The attack on Wednesday killed four people and injured 50 as Masood drove a auto into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, before stabbing a police officer - PC Keith Palmer - who died from his injuries.

Global Media Indian police: Mob kills Muslim man who was transporting cow
Author: 0 Indian police: Mob kills Muslim man who was transporting cow

They were bringing them back in two pickup trucks. When called Arjun on his mobile phone, it was switched off. Later on they were attacked by the self proclaimed cow protectors even after they reportedly produced documents to show they had bought the cows from a " Pashu Mela " or livestock fair in Jaipur.

Author: 0 Trump statement on USA military strikes in Syria

The U.S. missiles hit at 8:45 Washington , 3:45 Friday morning in Syria. The decision comes on the heels of a quick change of heart for President Trump who seemed to only realize the extent of the attack on Wednesday after images of its aftermath filtered through the news.

Author: 0 China's president to meet Trump in Florida

When the leaders meet Friday, North Korea's nuclear ambitions and the U.S-China trade imbalance as well as other points of tension are expected to be discussed. Trump had specifically mentioned the trade deficit with China, indicating that he's going to pressure Xi to resolve the issue as well. Roy, a well-known China hand in the United States, told a panel in Washington earlier, "My guess is that they would both be trying for a positive outcome".

Author: 0 Top Democrat accuses White House of trying to distract from Russian Federation investigation

McCain praised Sens. Mark WarnerMark WarnerMcCain: Nunes "killed" opportunity for bipartisan investigation into Russian interference Meet the actors in the Russia drama Senate Intel Dem says panel "not ready" to consider Flynn immunity MORE (D-Va.) and Richard BurrRichard BurrMcCain: Nunes "killed" opportunity for bipartisan investigation into Russian interference Meet the actors in the Russia drama Senate Intel Dem says panel "not ready" to consider Flynn immunity MORE (R-N.C.) for cohesively ...

Author: 0 Can the president attack another country without Congress?

President Donald Trump says the USA missile attack on a Syrian air base Thursday night was in the nation's "vital national security interest". Some 50 Tomahawk missiles were launched from U.S. Trump's actions in Syria could signal to China that the new president isn't afraid of unilateral military steps, even if key nations like China are standing in the way.