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Global Media Samsung chief appears for second round of questions in graft probe
Author: 0 Samsung chief appears for second round of questions in graft probe

Investigators suspect that Lee gave or promised some 43 billion won (US$36.3 million) worth of bribes to Park's jailed friend Choi Soon-sil in return for the state-run pension fund's backing of the merger of two Samsung affiliates. The request was blocked by a court in Seoul on January 19 because of the lack of evidence. South Korea's special prosecutor said it would again summon Samsung Group scion Lee Jae Yong to question him on suspicion of bribery, as it investigates a graft scandal ...

Global Media Switzerland votes to ease citizenship rules
Author: 0 Switzerland votes to ease citizenship rules

About 25 percent of Switzerland's population is foreign but fewer than 25,000 people qualify as third-generation immigrants, meaning at least one of their grandparents was born in the country or acquired residency and of those almost 60 percent of are Italian.

Author: 0 Paris Louvre Attack: Man With Machete Stopped by French Soldiers

Visitors to the Louvre learned by loudspeaker announcement of Friday's attempted attack on the Paris museum and there was no panic, witnesses said, though some children cried as guards directed people to sit tight together and away from windows.

Author: 0 South Korea says North Korea test fires ballistic missile into sea

Meanwhile, the Japanese government confirmed the North's missile test and South Korea's presidential office called a national security meeting. US officials said they had tracked the launch and that it was not an ICBM and respresented no danger to the United States.

Author: 0 Rouhani says Iran will stand up to "war-mongering policies"

This nation will give a determined response to threats ". "We are united before bullying and any threat ". "Down with American regime, long live USA people", read another. Some demonstrators burned an American flag. Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei met with visiting prime minister of Sweden, Stefan Löfven, in Tehran on Saturday.

Global Media Red flag warning Friday in Oklahoma, high near 88 degrees Saturday
Author: 0 Red flag warning Friday in Oklahoma, high near 88 degrees Saturday

Friday night: Scattered showers, mainly before 10 p.m. Sunday Night: Patchy fog after 3 a.m. Monday night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Winds will start to pick up out of the southwest around 10-20 miles per hour. Wednesday night: A chance of showers.

Global Media Trump's Controversial Campaign Promises to Israel Continue to Fade
Author: 0 Trump's Controversial Campaign Promises to Israel Continue to Fade

Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and green-light a building boom for Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Trump's campaign platform made no mention of a Palestinian state, departing from two decades of American policy, his designated ambassador to Israel is a settler ally, and a delegation of settler leaders was invited to his inauguration.

Global Media Donald Trump agrees to support 'One China' policy in Xi Jinping call
Author: 0 Donald Trump agrees to support 'One China' policy in Xi Jinping call

Relations between Washington and Beijing had been frozen since December , when Trump took a congratulatory phone call from Taiwan's president, Tsai Ing-wen. "It's always better for China and the United States, the world's No.1 and No.2 economies, to resolve their differences through dialogue rather than conflict".

Global Media Japan, S. Korea to closely coordinate over N. Korea
Author: 0 Japan, S. Korea to closely coordinate over N. Korea

South Korea and U.S. officials said the missile, launched on Saturday night, flew east towards the Sea of Japan for about 500km (300 miles). This was the latest in a series of tests in the past year, including North Korea's fifth of a nuclear device.

Global Media North Korea fires missile as tensions rise
Author: 0 North Korea fires missile as tensions rise

The limousine carrying President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe leaves the Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Fla., Saturday, Feb. Making things odd for the two, Trump shook Abe's hands first, gave him a pat on the hand and continued to shake his hands for a really, really, really long time .

Global Media Slovenia offers to host first Trump - Putin meeting
Author: 0 Slovenia offers to host first Trump - Putin meeting

After all, his recent telephone meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto turned out to diplomatic disasters as well. They also know that even if Trump is honest about a new détente, it doesn't mean the Republican-led Congress is on board. McCain said he supports the review bill because he is "concerned about lifting sanctions" on Russian Federation because of Trump's "equating the United States and Russia" during his sit-down with ...

Global Media Cruel student expelled by Tories for burning £20 to taunt homeless man
Author: 0 Cruel student expelled by Tories for burning £20 to taunt homeless man

I asked one man for spare change. I was polite about it as I always am. "The man stopped. I said: 'Can you spare any change please, sir?' and he said: 'Let me see what I've got'". Pembroke College released a statement yesterday about the incident: "We are aware of the incident that took place in the early hours of Thursday 2 February, 2017".

Global Media Top oversight lawmakers ask ethics office to recommend discipline for Conway
Author: 0 Top oversight lawmakers ask ethics office to recommend discipline for Conway

The high-end department stores said the the brand's poor performance is ultimately what prompted them to drop Ivanka's clothing, shoe and jewelry lines, negating rumors that the move was a political jab at the president. Donald Trump lambasted Nordstrom for its decision, saying in a tweet that his daughter had been treated "so unfairly" by the company. White House Deputy Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham tells PEOPLE in an email that "Ms.

Global Media 4 killed by 6.5-magnitude earth quake in Philippines
Author: 0 4 killed by 6.5-magnitude earth quake in Philippines

Power was restored in Surigao City on Saturday, but the municipalities of San Francisco, Malimono, Placer, Sison and Tagana-an were still without electricity. According to the the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake struck at a depth of 27 kilometers (around 17 miles) in Mindanao, more than 700 kilometers southeast of the capital Manila .

Author: 0 U.S. 'delays' visa to Senate's deputy chief

Pakistan Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani announced a boycott of the UN-sponsored International Parliamentary Union (IPU) being held in NY next week, after the USA failed to issue a visa to his deputy, who was to represent Pakistan at the forum, media reported on Sunday.

Global Media White House probes leaks of details of Trump's calls
Author: 0 White House probes leaks of details of Trump's calls

Reports on October 31 promised that there was an ongoing investigation, that a server inside Trump's organization was in contact with a Russian bank, and that there was considerable information of Trump's dealings with Russia which had not been made public.

Author: 0 K-State coach Bill Snyder dealing with health issue

He is expected to fill the same role at K-State and replace current co-offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Del Miller, who has chose to retire, according to the sources. There is frequent speculation from year to year about when Snyder might retire, but talks of that cooled down this season after a successful season with a young team.

Global Media Acting President visits Bayelsa
Author: 0 Acting President visits Bayelsa

Osinbajo's visit is aimed at finding solutions to the crisis in the Niger Delta region that would lead to improved oil production. "We must make sure that our oil-producing communities are hubs for petro-chemical industries, small and large".

Global Media Korea fires ballistic missile, says Seoul defence ministry
Author: 0 Korea fires ballistic missile, says Seoul defence ministry

However, apart from repeating the usual pledges to work stop North Korea from reaching its nuclear goals, the Trump Administration has said little on what it would do to stop Kim. cooperation". The launch reportedly involved an intermediate-rangle ballistic missile. "There are a lot of things that those who fire missiles are testing whenever they do these kinds of things", says retired US Lt.

Global Media White House Bites Back On Travel Ban Freeze
Author: 0 White House Bites Back On Travel Ban Freeze

A senior intelligence official told NBC News that Flynn talked about hacking-related sanctions with Russian Federation before President Trump took office, which conflicts with statements by Vice President Mike Pence and White House spokesman Sean Spicer.

Author: 0 Germany picks Frank-Walter Steinmeier to be president

The daily Berliner Morgenpost billed Mr Steinmeier as "the anti-Trump president". As head of state, Steinmeier will be Trump's counterpart according to protocol, even if the German presidency lacks the political or policymaking power held by the chancellor.

Author: 0 20 civilians reportedly killed in Afghanistan airstrike, NATO-led mission investigates

Omar Zhwak, the provincial governor's spokesman, confirmed the casualties from the bombing, which upturned military vehicles and left the area strewn with charred debris. Meanwhile, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan said Saturday it is looking into reports of civilian casualties from American airstrikes in another district of Helmand.

Author: 0 ECOWAS troops in Gambia to be reduced to 500 from 7000

The country's previous ruler began the formal process of withdrawal past year. The EU commissioner for global co-operation and development, Neven Mimica , announced the development on Thursday on Twitter after meeting new President Adama Barrow.

Author: 0 National Lok Adalat held at Seraikela Court

Three bench Court made up of District and Session Judge Thoubal Salam Imocha, CJM Thoubal Ojesh Mutum and JMIC Lamkholal Haokip was able to settle 34 civil and bank related cases. A settlement amount of Rs 66, 96, 623 was also awarded in the said Lok Adalat. The cases which were disposed today included 196 bank matters with settlement amount of Rs 1,52,90,002, seven insurance claim cases with settlement amount of Rs 5,80,000, 12 electricity cases with settlement amount of 1,19,311, one NI ...

Author: 0 Three more MPs extend support to Panneerselvam

Subsequently, around five legislators, one sitting MP, party old-timers, former legislators and others have started expressing their support to Panneerselvam. Sasikala to become MLA". She wore a moss green sari with a maroon border, her hair tied in a loose bun, covered by a black cloth pinned with a bow - exactly as Jayalalithaa would.

Global Media National Football League players pull out of Israel trip, don't want to be 'used'
Author: 0 National Football League players pull out of Israel trip, don't want to be 'used'

Activists had urged Bennett to pull out of the trip in protest of human rights violations against Palestinians. "The ministry which I lead is spearheading an intensive fight against the delegitimization and BDS [Boycott, Divestment and Sanction] campaigns against Israel, and part of this struggle includes hosting influencers and opinion-formers of worldwide standing in different fields, including sport", Erdan said.

Global Media Trump reaffirms One China policy in first call with China's Xi
Author: 0 Trump reaffirms One China policy in first call with China's Xi

Mr Trump himself acknowledged the Thursday call in a tweet criticising the New York Times for reporting that his last call with President Xi took place on 14 November in their coverage of this week's talk between the leaders. "If Trump keeps his campaign promise over tariffs on China, that would make the one-China dispute look like a storm in a tea cup", Tsang said. In the letter, Trump said he looks forward to working with Xi to develop a constructive relationship that benefits both ...

Global Media Abe, Trump condemn N. Korea missile launch
Author: 0 Abe, Trump condemn N. Korea missile launch

The North tried to launch a Musudan eight times a year ago, but most attempts failed. Trump echoed the Japanese prime minister, saying, "The United States of America stands behind Japan a great ally 100 percent, thank you". With that, they left the room, a surprise of sorts, given that the usually outspoken Mr Trump did not condemn the launch. South Korea's Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn said Seoul will work with the global community "to punish [the North] accordingly".

Author: 0 Astana invites Syrian rebels, government to talks next week

As the delegation's chief negotiator, Sabra will replace Mohammed Alloush from the Jaysh al-Islam group, who announced the decision to leave his post in May 2016 citing the failure of the previous round of Geneva talks. Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura . On February 10-11, Riyadh hosted a meeting of Syrian opposition that brought together members of the Syrian National Coalition, the NHC and representatives of Syrian armed groups who attended the January 23-24 reconciliation talks ...

Global Media Paris Riots Enquiry: 'Insufficient Proof' Police Raped Man with Truncheon
Author: 0 Paris Riots Enquiry: 'Insufficient Proof' Police Raped Man with Truncheon

Investigators said they had taken into account "the questioning of the victim and the (police officers), eyewitness accounts and CCTV recordings" and had concluded that "there are insufficient elements to show that this was a rape". A police source say a video shows an officer "applying a truncheon blow horizontally across the buttocks", adding Theo's trousers at some point "slipped down on their own".

Author: 0 High drama as AIADMK party looks to be headed for a split

A man of few words, he said some truths had to be told and that he was being guided by the spirit of "Amma" (mother) Jayalalithaa. The Tamil Nadu political turmoil is widening further as both Sasikala and Panneerselvam (OPS) are in a race to prove majority and many MLAs have switched sides to the OPS camp.

Author: 0 Rescuers stop new whale pod beaching

The 20 that restranded would need to be euthanized "to relieve their suffering", the DOC said in a statement , explaining that "unsuccessful attempts at refloating the whales would likely lead to more injury and stress to them and prolong the whales' suffering".

Author: 0 Blow to Panneerselvam: AIADMK presidium chairman Madhusudanan sacked

But with the tide going in favour of Panneerselvam at the ground level, the legislatures will also be forced to support Panneerselvam, he said. Asserting that only cadres can elect a general secretary as per party rules, Madusudanan said he had asked the EC not to recognise Sasikala as party chief.

Global Media Iran to allow Russian jets in its airspace against terror in Syria
Author: 0 Iran to allow Russian jets in its airspace against terror in Syria

While Tehran had previously announced that cooperation with the Russian air force was on the basis of certain protocols signed, Shamkhani's remarks may implicitly indicate some sort of divergence over bombing targets in Syria. Back in September 2016, Iran and Russian Federation started the construction of the second unit of a nuclear power plant near the Iranian southern port city of Bushehr.

Global Media Indian police recover child rights activist's Nobel Prize replica
Author: 0 Indian police recover child rights activist's Nobel Prize replica

The Nobel citation of Kailash Satyarthi, the replica of the medallion along with other valuables were stolen from his south Delhi located residence on the night of February 7. "I didn't tell anyone because it's not good to say that the national pride was stolen", he said. The 63-year-old was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 for his work to combat child labour and child trafficking in India.

Global Media Planned Parenthood hosts rally in downtown Spokane
Author: 0 Planned Parenthood hosts rally in downtown Spokane

On the flip side those in support of Planned Parenthood say they recognize and appreciate the services there, saying healthcare is important for everyone especially with talks of repealing the affordable care act. On Saturday, as the Examiner reports , a group supporting the congressional effort to de-fund Planned Parenthood will arrive, likely from far away from San Francisco, to rally outside the Planned Parenthood location at 1650 Valencia Street.

Global Media Support swells for OPS, 5 more AIADMK MPs switch loyalty
Author: 0 Support swells for OPS, 5 more AIADMK MPs switch loyalty

The only Congress leader who is supporting Sasikala is Thiruvanakarasu. Rajya Sabha MP R Lakshmanan also switched over to Panneerselvam camp, giving a morale boost to the Chief Minister who has raised a banner of revolt against AIADMK general secretary V K Sasikala.

Global Media Greece evacuates 75000 people to defuse WWII bomb
Author: 0 Greece evacuates 75000 people to defuse WWII bomb

According to Greek media reports, the bomb was dropped by a British plane during air strikes on the city's nearby railway station and port in 1943. Some 70,000 people were targeted for evacuation within a 1.9-kilometre (1.1-mile) radius of the bomb site, affecting three working-class neighbourhoods west of the city-centre.

Global Media President Trump lauds
Author: 0 President Trump lauds "very, very good" conversation with Chinese President Xi

President Xi also expressed his appreciation for Trump's upholding of the One China policy, saying that the country is willing to work with U.S. to push forward bilateral relations, according to Chinese state media CCTV . The One China policy states that there is only one Chinese government. Trump's insurgent campaign for the White House included frequently lashing out at China, which he accused of currency manipulation and stealing American jobs.

Global Media President slams retailer for dropping daughter's brand
Author: 0 President slams retailer for dropping daughter's brand

Collins, New York Republican and a top Trump ally, said on CNN's "New Day". "I'm going to give a free commercial here", Conway said on air. "You can get it online". Trump himself slammed Nordstrom on Wednesday for dropping his daughter's line. "It should have never happened, and they better learn this lesson very quick."Chaffetz and ranking committee member Congressman Elijah Cummings, Democrat, sent a joint letter to the Office of Government Ethics regarding the incident".

Author: 0 Islamic State fighter - first Australian to be stripped of citizenship

The gruesome post was just one of many - Sharrouf filmed and photographed himself participating in horrific violence, including beheadings and executions, while travelling with the terror group in Iraq and Syria. In 2015, Canada passed a similar law that allows the country to strip the Canadian citizenship from anyone that has dual citizenship and is found - by a court- to have ties to terrorist groups.

Global Media 'Go buy Ivanka's stuff': Conway pitches for Trump's daughter
Author: 0 'Go buy Ivanka's stuff': Conway pitches for Trump's daughter

Kellyanne Conway, who serves as a counselor to President Donald Trump, made the remarks while defending a tweet that Trump published Wednesday attacking Nordstrom for dropping his daughter's fashion line. There was immediate concern that Conway's words violated federal prohibitions against public officials endorsing products, and now Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) is asking the White House to investigate.

Global Media JK: Two suspected militants killed in encounter
Author: 0 JK: Two suspected militants killed in encounter

Television reports said that two millitants were killed and a soldier was hurt. "When the militants were challenged, they fired at the forces which triggered the gunfight", the police said. Army forces surrounded Fraesal village and trying to clean up the area from militants. The Pahalgam area is located in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.

Global Media Neil and Rukmini's Regally Royal wedding in Udaipur!
Author: 0 Neil and Rukmini's Regally Royal wedding in Udaipur!

What he has done for the family, for the family's name and for his grandfather's name. Hope it's like what we saw during Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover's wedding! Watch In Pictures: Neil and Rukmini pre wedding, engagement and party pictures! It is a very happy moment.

Author: 0 Britain's ENTIRE fleet of attack submarines is out of action

Five of the submarines are broken, one is undergoing repairs after a crash in Gibraltar, and one is undergoing sea trials. HMS Astute is now on sea-trials after an upgrade, but is weeks away from being operational. The sub docked at Port Canaveral in Florida, the USA base employed by the Royal Navy for final checks, before launching an unarmed Trident missile into the so-called " Eastern firing range " off the west coast of Africa.

Author: 0 I had expelled Sasikala even before she expelled me: AIADMK presidium chairman

Sengottaiyan is gaining importance in the party. "As per party by-laws, a General Secretary can be elected only by cadres". Meanwhile, Panneerselvam hit back at Sasikala for calling him a "traitor" accusing the former of playing "dirty tricks", adding that she instigated several ministers to give interviews to declare her as the chief minister.