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Global Media Track degrees are coming to universities in the UK
Author: 0 Track degrees are coming to universities in the UK

Students will be offered the chance to complete a degree in just two years - but will be required to work more intensely, and pay up to £13,500 a year. Mr Johnson is expected to outline the proposals as he discusses the benefits of the Higher Education and Research Bill, which is now making its way through the House of Lords.

Author: 0 Commuter train service 'back to normal' in Southern Ontario for afternoon commute

Around 18 people were affected on the UP Express and some of them missed their flights, Percy said. All trains on the Lakeshore East, Lakeshore West, and Kitchener GO train lines are now holding. Percy said he was not yet certain what cause the outage. "The trains are stopped until the power is back up and running so that we keep communities safe.", Redden said in the e-mail.

Global Media Rachel Lindsay on split from 'Bachelor' Nick Viall: 'His loss'
Author: 0 Rachel Lindsay on split from 'Bachelor' Nick Viall: 'His loss'

Because she's still competing for Nick's heart on The Bachelor's currently-airing 21st season - which is heading into Nick's round of overnight Fantasy-Suite dates - her casting was a major spoiler. While it's not clear which three of four " Bachelor " finalists will join Nick on his final journey in Season 21, episode 9 is sure to be an interesting episode.

Global Media Senator who criticized Philippine president's anti-drug crackdown arrested on drug charges
Author: 0 Senator who criticized Philippine president's anti-drug crackdown arrested on drug charges

Following the news of the issuance of arrest against her, de Lima, a feisty critic of President Rodrigo Duterte and his drug war, waited at the Senate on the same day to be served the warrant, but it never came. Phelim Kine of the New York-based Human Rights Watch said Duterte had "effectively expanded his "drug war" from the urban poor to the legislative branch" by arresting de Lima.

Global Media De Lima in PNP custody
Author: 0 De Lima in PNP custody

Duterte was a vocal critic of de Lima while she was chair of the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights, which was investigating the surge in killings linked to the war on drugs. The karma Guerrero mentioned might refer to the role De Lima played in the arrest of former President Gloria Arroyo , despite there being no actual criminal charge.

Author: 0 'We're in trouble': Labour figures react to Copeland by-election defeat

Dave Prentis, general secretary of Unison, which represents millions of public sector workers, said Corbyn must prove he could chart a way out of Labour's poor ratings. It's been happening for 20 years and you hear it from so many ordinary people on the streets saying, 'What did the last Labour government ever do for me?' "Jeremy has to show he understands how to turn things around and deliver just that", he said.

Global Media Le Pen refuses police questioning in jobs probe
Author: 0 Le Pen refuses police questioning in jobs probe

Voters of every political allegiance are telling pollsters they would band together to stymie her bid, much as they did when Ms Le Pen's father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, reached the 2002 run-off. "How many attacks on French soil could relations with Syrian services have avoided?" "What is at stake in this whether France can still be a free nation".

Author: 0 South Africa: Not such a rainbow nation

So they forget things so soon, let them go back to history and records to see how much financial assistance and what the country did to save them. He was at a loss why despite assurances from South African authorities, it appeared punishment for xenophobic offences had not been forthcoming, recalling that similar attacks happened in 2015.

Author: 0 Violence erupts between locals and migrants in South Africa

A witness, who simply identified himself as Oscar, told newsmen that but for the intervention of policemen, the protesters would have destroyed the building. Gigaba said that South African authorities were in talks with organisers of Friday's march, and that the police would ensure there was no violence.

Author: 0 UNSC Draft Resolution on Syria Chemical Arms Prejudges Probe Results

Safronkov added that Russian Federation is ready to veto the draft resolution if it remains unchanged. The trio are pushing for a vote early next week on the measure that would slap sanctions on 11 Syrians and 10 entities linked to chemical attacks in the almost six-year war.

Author: 0 Emmanuel Macron, French Presidential Hopeful, Signals Raid On UK Talent After Brexit

The presidential candidate for France's far-right National Front party was on a two-day tour of Lebanon in hopes of securing Franco-Lebanese votes ahead of April's election. Le Pen's campaign has focused on selling voters the idea that leaving the European Union and ditching the euro currency would help France regain its independence and boost the economy.

Global Media Kansas bar vows to help after deadly shooting
Author: 0 Kansas bar vows to help after deadly shooting

The Star says 24-year-old Ian Grillot is improving. Authorities are investigating whether a triple shooting at a Kansas bar, which resulted in one death, was a hate crime. Bartender Garret Bohnen told the Kansas City Star that Kuchibhotla and Madasani stopped at Austins for a drink once or twice a week. Two of the victims are originally from India; their assailant was reportedly heard yelling "get out of my country" just before opening fire.

Global Media Group Urges Obama to Run for President - of France
Author: 0 Group Urges Obama to Run for President - of France

As you may or may not have been following, France is having a presidential election this year . There's an organization with a solution, however. Unless something miraculous happens in France and Obama becomes president, the French people could be the next country to stand up against unsafe immigration policies with their votes.

Global Media Kenseth ready for 2017 NASCAR season
Author: 0 Kenseth ready for 2017 NASCAR season

NASCAR did get a boost leading up to the Daytona 500 with Dale Earnhardt Jr . returning to competition and locking up the second starting spot for Sunday's race alongside teammate Chase Elliott. "It's just definitely a setback that you don't want this early in the season, especially for us". Dale Earnhardt Jr. making a comeback after missing 18 races with a brain injury.

Global Media Russian flags stamped with 'TRUMP' waved at CPAC and then confiscated
Author: 0 Russian flags stamped with 'TRUMP' waved at CPAC and then confiscated

They always bring up the First Amendment. The conference has been held at National Harbor's Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center for the past several years. The White House, like most government entities, often authorizes officials to speak to reporters only on the condition of anonymity. "Let there be no more sources".

Author: 0 Nigerian parliament condemns xenophobic attacks in South Africa

The spate of violence began in Rosettenville, a suburb of Johannesburg , on February 5, and then spread to Pretoria West, a neighbourhood in the country's capital, on February 18. The minister urged Nigerians in South Africa to remain calm, law- abiding and vigilant as she pledged that the ministry would continue to monitor developments all over South Africa.

Author: 0 Voters Want Their Members of Congress at Home, Holding Town Halls

The grounds for impeaching Trump or any other president, it bears noting, are laid out in the Constitution, which says a president "shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors".

Global Media Iraqi troops battle booby-trapped drones as they enter western Mosul
Author: 0 Iraqi troops battle booby-trapped drones as they enter western Mosul

Officials can also refer to the militant group as "Daesh" - an Arabic acronym that is seen as derogatory by its members. Map shows location of Iraqi airstrikes targeting ISIS in Syria. The Iraqi air force reportedly struck ISIS-held positions Friday in the border towns of Husseibah in western Iraq and Boukamal in eastern Syria, miles away from one another along the Euphrates River.

Author: 0 Majority Of Voters Unimpressed With Trump's Performance 1 Month In

A national survey by pollsters Quinnipiac, released today, found that 38 per cent of Americans approve of Mr Trump's performance so far, while 55 per cent disapprove. Nonwhite voters, in sharp contrast to non-college-educated white voters, trust the media at a 68 percent rate on important issues. 58 percent of Americans used the term embarrassed to describe how they felt about Trump's first month in office.

Author: 0 MEPs Slam Israel Over 'Violation of Rights' of Palestinians

While in opposition, Avigdor Lieberman had made toppling Hamas one of his landmark policies; as defense minister, Lieberman is now taking a more careful line, but he could be tempted to try to fulfill his promise in the event of another escalation, planned or unexpected.

Author: 0 Labour beats UKIP to win by-election in Brexit bastion

Bookmakers make Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives the favourites to capture Copeland. Mr Snell said in his victory speech that Ukip had failed to divide the city. The party's only previous House of Commons election victories have been by defectors who had previously held the seats as Conservatives. He said: "It's a big challenge".

Author: 0 Mysterious sea creature washes ashore on beach in the Philippines

Most speculated it was a sea cow. Such globster sightings, however, are not as rare as one might think. "We suspect it is a decomposing carcass of a sperm whale". Just this past Sunday, there was a deadly quake in the Philippines. The sea around the Philippines has produced nightmarish sea creatures in recent days, with two freakish carcasses washing ashore.

Author: 0 Car Bomber Kills 45 in Syria's Al-Bab

A total of 1,900sq km in northern Syria has now been cleared of militant groups, Anadolu said. The attack killed 35 civilians and six rebel fighters, Reuters reported , citing sources in the region. The seizure of the town is also a victory for Ankara , which has repeatedly promised that its liberation was close at hand. "We face an uphill battle", he said.

Author: 0 Kansas star Josh Jackson charged in property damage case

According to a news release, witnesses say they saw Jackson kicking the auto while arguing with the woman outside a Lawrence club on December 9. The dispute allegedly occurred after the female student threw a drink the face of Jackson's friend.

Global Media Pope appeals for famine-hit South Sudan
Author: 0 Pope appeals for famine-hit South Sudan

Similarly, in conflict affected parts of northeast Nigeria , including Adamawa, Borno and Yobi, the number of children with severe acute malnutrition is expected to reach 450,000. In partnership with the World Food Programme, World Vision is helping over half a million people with food assistance in South Sudan . Since then, a bitter civil war has raged in the absence of a sturdy government, with what had started out as small political disagreements and government corruption spiraling into ...

Global Media Kerber, Wozniacki in Dubai Open semis
Author: 0 Kerber, Wozniacki in Dubai Open semis

The 35th-ranked Sevastova reached her first semifinal of the season via a 6-4, 7-5 win over Qiang Wang of China. "Right now I'm just going to enjoy this victory and then get ready for tomorrow". The only good moment came in the final part of the second set, when, on the score of 3-5 for Svitolina, the Ukrainian tennis player served for the match, but suffered a break by her opponent, after a double fault.

Author: 0 Higher gas prices fuel January inflation surge

Grocery wars continue to be waged across the country, as food prices dropped 2.1 per cent from January 2016. There was, however, evidence that higher energy prices were having a larger impact with transport costs rising 2.8% on the month to give a 6.3% annual increase.

Global Media Iraqi forces retake Mosul airport from IS
Author: 0 Iraqi forces retake Mosul airport from IS

In their drive to seize back control of western Mosul Iraqi forces are expected to encounter particular difficulty, with Isis fighters defending tightly packed residential neighbourhoods, some loyal to the extremist group. military presence in both countries is reportedly one of several options included in a long awaited 30-day review of the U.S. strategy to defeat the Islamic State ordered by President Donald Trump.

Author: 0 Red squirrel project given £2.46m in lottery funding

Experts believe that, without help, the red squirrel could be extinct within 35 years and the charities are hoping to boost their current squad of 500 volunteers to 5,000. Hundreds of local people and land managers will take on a key role in the protection of the squirrels in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire, Central Lowlands and Southern Scotland.

Global Media Brazil's foreign minister resigns; cites health issues
Author: 0 Brazil's foreign minister resigns; cites health issues

Serra, 74, recently underwent spinal surgery. Six members of Temer's cabinet as well as the president himself have been named in plea bargain testimony by defendants in Brazil's biggest corruption scandal, and numerous ministers could end up on trial before the Supreme Court.

Global Media Trump says
Author: 0 Trump says "bad dudes" to be removed from USA by military operation

Overall, Mexico stopped and sent back nearly twice as many Central Americans as the United States did. But the visit also comes after a long series of biting remarks Trump has made about Mexico that most recently resulted in the cancellation of a visit to the White House by Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto.

Author: 0 North Korea's Kim Jong Nam killed with VX nerve agent - Malaysian Police

USA and South Korean officials believe Mr Kim was killed by agents from the secretive state - and investigators in Malaysia have identified a total of eight North Korean suspects. Considered twice as more toxic than sarin, the VX nerve agent is one of the most toxic and fastest acting chemical warfare agents, according to the US Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention .

Global Media US Homeland Security Secretary says no use of military to enforce immigration
Author: 0 US Homeland Security Secretary says no use of military to enforce immigration

Tillerson will be joined on the trip by US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , who was scheduled to travel on to Mexico from an earlier stop in Guatemala. Kelly and Tillerson assured Mexican officials that the United States would continue to cooperate with them on border issues, though Mexican officials were expressing growing concerns about Trump's apparent intention to act unilaterally.

Author: 0 Turkish Diplomats Request Asylum in Germany

However, the officials did not specify how numerous asylum seekers were career diplomats or soldiers, in contrast to their family members who also hold diplomatic passports. They allegedly fled arrest in Turkey due to information tying them to Erdoğan's attempted assassination on the night of the failed coup. The trial of 47 Turkish soldiers charged with attempting to kill Erdogan during the failed coup is under way in the southern city of Mugla, near the luxury resort where Erdogan and ...

Author: 0 Indian American Engineer Fatally Shot in Kansas in Alleged Hate Crime

An Indian engineer was killed and another injured by Adam who mistook them for "Middle Easterners" and yelled "get out of my country" before shooting. "Thank God my son survived the firing", Madasani's father, Jaganmohan Reddy, told The Hindu newspaper. Jagan Mohan Reddy holds up a smartphone with an image of his son, Alok Madasani , at his residence in Hyderabad on February 24.

Global Media Feds to interview de Blasio in corruption probe
Author: 0 Feds to interview de Blasio in corruption probe

Indig, a rabbi in the influential Satmar Hasidic community in Williamsburg, was on the Village Voice's 10 Worst Landlords list in 2010. De Blasio was questioned in December by investigators from the Manhattan district attorney's office conducting that probe.

Global Media CPAC a Chance for Trump to Show Unified White House
Author: 0 CPAC a Chance for Trump to Show Unified White House

The remaining four days of the conference unite the political leaders of the conservative movement with the people who make up the movement. Various outlets have reported on turmoil within various United States agencies and bodies since Trump took over, often quoting sources from within the agencies themselves.

Global Media Iraqi forces recaptures Mosul airport from ISIS
Author: 0 Iraqi forces recaptures Mosul airport from ISIS

Two policemen sit atop of their armoured vehicle as Iraqi Federal police deploy after regaining control of the town of Abu Saif, west of Mosul, Iraq. "It gives me a better understanding of how I can bring to bear the limited capabilities I have". "We are now fighting Daesh at the southern edge of the city".

Global Media Oscar dreams come true in 'La La Land'
Author: 0 Oscar dreams come true in 'La La Land'

Yep, look for La La lots of Oscars, including The Big Enchilada - Best Picture - to go to La La Land. The 89th Annual Academy Awards will air Sunday, February 26, at 8:30 p.m. Though, in all seriousness, La La Land really is going to win everything. After these tech categories, it gets a bit more interesting... Gosling's performance is a nice alternative to the more dramatic Casey Affleck and Denzel Washington, so he could be swept along for the ride.

Global Media Steve Bannon & Reince Preibus on the Same Page at CPAC
Author: 0 Steve Bannon & Reince Preibus on the Same Page at CPAC

Bannon again sharply attacked the media, calling it the "opposition party" over and over, and accusing journalists of "weeping" and "crying" when Trump secured the presidency in the early morning hours of November 9. The two share an office suite, and work together for some 17 hours a day, Mr Priebus was quick to point out. Bannon added that the campaign was successful because of Trump.

Author: 0 'Dancing With the Stars' Announces Two Beloved Stars Joining Season 24

He was born Laurence Tureaud in Chicago and is a graduate of Dunbar Vocational High School. However, she's officially signed on for Season 24, and as many fans know, gymnasts have fared well on the reality TV dance competition, so Simon has a great chance at the mirror ball trophy.

Author: 0 GOP Members Of Congress Face Trump Foes At Town Halls

She and others seemed unimpressed with Brat's recitation of his grass-roots credentials, which helped him topple House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in 2014. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), in Maquoketa, Sen. "If I could, I'd go up to a tea party person right now and apologize for accusing them of being paid", he added.

Author: 0 Poison That Killed Kim Jong-nam Was Banned Nerve Agent

Before death, there would probably be convulsions, seizures, loss of consciousness and paralysis. The banned chemical weapon VX is considered by some experts to be the nastiest of the nasty nerve agents known to exist. So far, officers have identified a total of eight North Koreans suspected of being linked to Kim's death. VX is the only significant nerve agent created since World War II.

Author: 0 Kansas shooting: Srinivas Kuchibhotla's relative blames Donald Trump for the tragic incident

Adam Purinton then started shouting at them calling them "Middle Eastern" and warning " get out of my country " before firing multiple rounds. He informed me that two Indian Embassy officials have rushed to Kansas. Kuchibholta who was working as an aviation engineer in the Olathe-based technology company is survived by his wife Sunayan Dumala who is also an engineer working in Kansas.

Global Media In Syria ISIS Loses Major City After Three Years
Author: 0 In Syria ISIS Loses Major City After Three Years

They would not provide more details but said troops from the US -led coalition are with the advancing forces, though they didn't specify the nationalities of the foreign forces. "And that fundamental principle isn't going to change", he said, adding that previous deployments of USA forces into both countries followed that formula.

Author: 0 Huge £1m cannabis farm discovered filling 20-room Wiltshere nuclear bunker

The bunker, which has about 20 rooms, is no longer owned by the Ministry of Defence but still has features such as blast-proof doors. The bunker, which was owned by the Ministry of Defence and shut down in 1992, is nearly impenetrable so officers had to wait for three people to leave in order to detain them and gain access to the site.

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