Global Media

Global Media Severe thunderstorms likely Wednesday
Author: 0 Severe thunderstorms likely Wednesday

A tornado emergency was issued for Webster and Sumter Counties in Georgia earlier Wednesday . Tornadoes , damaging straight line winds and large hail will be possible with some storms , forecasters stated this morning. Southeast and parts of the Midwest on Wednesday , bringing with it the threat of tornadoes , forecasters said. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms will be possible on Wednesday , with damaging wind gusts and marginally severe hail the main storm threats.

Global Media IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17
Author: 0 IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

Looking at the global picture, the International Monetary Fund report said it expected worldwide economic growth to increase from an estimated 3.1% in 2016 to 3.5% this year and 3.6% in 2018. According to the report, growth in China is projected at 6.6 per cent in 2017, slowing to 6.2 per cent in 2018. Stronger activity and expectations of more robust global demand, coupled with agreed restrictions on oil supply, have helped commodity prices recover from their troughs in early 2016, it said.

Author: 0 Mnuchin: Summer tax reform time line 'highly aggressive to not realistic'

Tensions on the Korean peninsula have contributed to the dollar rise as a "risk-off" mentality takes effect among traders. But investors were on edge ahead of this week's first round of the French presidential elections, with the one-week cost of hedging euro swings versus the dollar around its highest since before Italy's constitutional referendum last December.

Global Media Asian economies escape 'manipulator' tag, but expect more pressure on trade
Author: 0 Asian economies escape 'manipulator' tag, but expect more pressure on trade

But even amid his restful stay in South Florida, Trump could find himself confronting another provocative move from North Korea. North Korea Sunday staged a fresh missile test, a day after staging a defiant giant military parade and hours before US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in South Korea for talks on curbing Pyongyang's weapons programmes.

Author: 0 Opponents seek to annul Turkish vote as Erdogan's new powers become reality

President Donald Trump congratulated Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his referendum victory, a sharp departure from the critical reception many European officials have given the vote to expand Erdogan's powers. Tana de Zulueta , Head of the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) limited election observation mission, said in particular: "Our monitoring showed the "Yes" campaign dominated the media coverage and this, along with restrictions on the media, the ...

Global Media European leaders respond cautiously to Turkey vote
Author: 0 European leaders respond cautiously to Turkey vote

Sunday's vote gave President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's "yes" camp a narrow win for constitutional changes that will abolish the office of the prime minister and convert Turkey's system of government from a parliamentary to a presidential one. Turkey's three largest cities - Istanbul , Ankara and Izmir - all voted "No" although "Yes" prevailed in Erdogan's Anatolian heartland. Official results are due in 12 days.

Global Media Putin meets with Rex Tillerson amid tensions
Author: 0 Putin meets with Rex Tillerson amid tensions

The agenda for the meeting wasn't announced. More than 80 people were killed in what the US has described as a nerve gas attack that Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces undoubtedly carried out. We won't get a political solution overnight. News from Tillerson's visit to Moscow has been relatively slow to trickle out and reports have mostly come from Russian media outlets, many of which are controlled by the Kremlin, because the USA chief diplomat did not bring with him a ...

Author: 0 US VP Pence assures Japan America is with ally '100 percent'

In an article in Chinese state tabloid Global Times , Yang Chengjun, a retired senior colonel and Chinese military expert, said North Korea does not yet have the technology to guarantee a successful launch. In Moscow , Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters he hopes "there will be no unilateral actions like those we saw recently in Syria and that the USA will follow the line that President Trump repeatedly voiced during the election campaign".

Global Media South Korea: North Korea launches failed missile
Author: 0 South Korea: North Korea launches failed missile

North Korea regularly launches short-range missiles, but it is also developing mid-range and long-range missiles meant to target USA troops in Asia and, eventually, the US mainland. Pence's first trip to South Korea will carry personal meaning as well. South Korea, which accuses China or discriminating against some South Korean companies working in China, and the United States say the sole objective of THAAD is to guard against North Korean missiles.

Author: 0 Japan PM urges N. Korea to refrain from more provocative actions

Pacific Command "detected and tracked what we assess was a North Korean missile launch at 11:21 a.m. Hawaii time April 15". "The missile blew up nearly immediately". His message came hours after a North Korean ballistic missile test failed. The North, under leader Kim Jong-Un, launched a ballistic missile from the same region earlier this month ahead of a summit between the the U.S.

Global Media FBI Obtained Warrant to Monitor Former Trump Adviser Carter Page's Communications
Author: 0 FBI Obtained Warrant to Monitor Former Trump Adviser Carter Page's Communications

The secret order allowed the government under the Obama administration to monitor the communications of the adviser, Carter Page, as part of an investigation into potential links between Russian Federation and the Trump administration. "It will be interesting to see what comes out when the unjustified basis for those FISA requests are more fully disclosed over time ...", he said.

Author: 0 French police thwart attack days before election

Police searched the house the suspects were held in and found explosive substances similar to highly volatile TATP as well as weapons. Five days before France's presidential election, two men have been arrested in Marseille on suspicion of planning an imminent attack.

Author: 0 Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon, but U.S. close behind

The old best for a woman in the wheelchair race was 1:34:06. After Switzer finished on Monday with a time of 4:44:31, the Boston Marathon retired bib number 261. It added to victories in London, New York City and Los Angeles. The Portland, Oregon native finished with an unofficial time of two hours, nine minutes and fifty-eight seconds according to .

Global Media Turkey referendum: Campaign on Erdogan powers 'unequal'
Author: 0 Turkey referendum: Campaign on Erdogan powers 'unequal'

Erdogan, whose narrow victory laid bare the nation's divisions, told flag-waving supporters that foreign election observers should "know their place" and Turkey did not "see, hear or acknowledge" criticism that the vote did not live up to worldwide standards.

Author: 0 Australia will Work Closer with India, Says PM Turnbull

Congratulating Modi for leading the International Solar Alliance (ISA), Turnbull said that Australia would join the alliance soon. These agreements were signed during Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's four-day visit to India .

Global Media Erdogan slams criticism of Turkey referendum
Author: 0 Erdogan slams criticism of Turkey referendum

But we did not stop". "Even though I choose "no" and the results came out "yes", I wish the best to our country", he said . His victory leaves the nation deeply divided and facing increasing tension with former allies overseas, while worldwide monitors and opposition parties have reported numerous voting irregularities.

Global Media Mayor visits Calgary church for Easter service
Author: 0 Mayor visits Calgary church for Easter service

It is through his death and resurrection that we have eternal life and when our life's journey is over we too can say in finality, "It is finished". The Easter date is movable and always falls on a Sunday between March 22 and April 25. According to him, God is able to deliver Nigeria out of recession and give hope to Nigerians once again. And that's what Easter does - gently or powerfully - that Jesus died on the cross not because God wasn't in control, but because He was - and still is.

Author: 0 The Enduring Message of Easter

Wilson said he enjoyed seeing all the new faces who came by to celebrate Easter . The festival of Easter celebrates Christ's resurrection. We must lovingly accept one another, extending a helping hand to those around us, regardless of religious affiliations and belief.

Global Media Egypt declares 3-month state of emergency after twin church bombings
Author: 0 Egypt declares 3-month state of emergency after twin church bombings

In the first attack, a bomb went off inside St. George's Church in the Nile Delta city of Tanta, killing at least 27 people and wounding 78, officials said. 'Crusaders and their apostate allies should know the bill between us and them is very big and they will pay it with rivers of blood from their children, God willing.

Global Media US Defense chief to visit Middle East next week
Author: 0 US Defense chief to visit Middle East next week

Other destinations on Mattis' itinerary for his trip - his fourth overseas since becoming defense secretary - include Saudi Arabia, Egypt , Qatar and Djibouti. His trip to the region this week includes stops with longstanding allies Israel and Saudi Arabia, and new partners like Djibouti. Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met Mattis during his visit to Washington last month.

Author: 0 Russian Federation and Iran affirm commitment to Assad

Speaking on CBS's Face The Nation , Mr Tillerson said there was no evidence to suggest Russian Federation was part of the alleged chemical attack. Assad's office said the government would re double its efforts against rebel groups after the United States strike - the first direct military action by Washington against the Damascus regime.

Author: 0 North Korea 'will test missiles weekly', senior official tells BBC

Noting Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, Pence said , "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve", or the USA armed forces in the region. Bush. "The era of strategic patience is over". "Strategic patience signaled indecision and predictability - not a good combination in Trump's eyes", Cha said.

Author: 0 Goldman Sachs recommends a market bet as elections loom in France

It said she "in no way exonerates the effective and personal responsibility of the French people who took part in the awful Vel d'Hiv roundup and in all the atrocities committed during this period". On July 16 and 17, 1942, French police officers arrested the group of Jews in and around Paris at the request of the Nazi German authorities and stationed them in the Drancy's cycle racing arena known as Vel d'Hiv, before deporting them to concentration camps.

Global Media UK's call for early polls is a 'huge miscalculation', Nicola Sturgeon says
Author: 0 UK's call for early polls is a 'huge miscalculation', Nicola Sturgeon says

Nicola Sturgeon has accused Theresa May of using the snap general election as a chance to "move the United Kingdom to the right" and force through deeper spending cuts. "We will work tirelessly to elect Jeremy Corbyn prime minister and deliver a Labour government". Angus Robertson, leader of the Scottish National Party's (SNP) lawmakers in London, tweeted that the snap election on June 8 would be a "straight choice in Scotland between the SNP and Tories".

Global Media Le Pen says banks will not quit France if it quits…
Author: 0 Le Pen says banks will not quit France if it quits…

Centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen still hold a firm lead over the pack in France's presidential election, polls show, with a surging left-winger becoming a wild card in the race. It also is, for outsiders like right-winger Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, who has around 4-5 percentage points in opinion polls, and for five candidates who poll between 0 and 1 percent, a rare chance to step into the spotlight.

Author: 0 Nearly half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

The Islamic State group has made its name feared and reviled through the very public atrocities and human rights abuses it has committed against whole communities. Abbar stressed that government forces would not use artillery units and airstrikes during the forthcoming offensive in order to prevent civilian casualties.

Global Media Police ready for overhaul despite call for pause
Author: 0 Police ready for overhaul despite call for pause

She says the city has set aside some money for improvements, and while it's "not almost enough", it's "enough to get things moving". Its release was met with sharp rebukes from groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union of OH, which strongly encourages police reform efforts.

Author: 0 New York Man Pickpocketed More Than 100 Coachella Attendees of Cellphones

Those signals led the victims to Henao. Indio Police arrested 37-year-old Reinaldo De Jesus Henao after finding more than 100 stolen phones with him. Leave it to a group of tech-savvy concert-goers to solve a case of stolen cellphones at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival over the weekend.

Global Media Cup win over Chelsea will leave them doubting title credentials, says Kane
Author: 0 Cup win over Chelsea will leave them doubting title credentials, says Kane

It means the coach wasn't able to transfer the right concentration, motivation, desire and ambition to win this game". "Against Crystal Palace we didn't deserve to lose, but today we deserved to lose the game. There's absolutely no doubt that Mourinho will have been extremely satisfied by that result, regardless of what he says - the way he left his former employers will have stung, but that's not the most powerful thing to have come from the resounding win.

Global Media 'Fun'-filled time during Easter egg hunt
Author: 0 'Fun'-filled time during Easter egg hunt

Travis Tebbetts already knew what to expect today as a virtual sea of children anxiously waited for their big chance to grab an Easter egg during the annual Easter egg hunt at the soccer fields near the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

Author: 0 Primary school places: 89% of children will go to first choice school

This year, more than 95% of parents or carers of primary children secured their first school preference in North Yorkshire. More than 97 per cent of youngsters applying to both Kent County Council and Medway Council have got one of their preferred options, and 89% got their top choice.

Global Media Sarin nerve gas used in Syria: British scientists
Author: 0 Sarin nerve gas used in Syria: British scientists

A team of experts from the global chemical weapons watchdog has been sent to Turkey to collect samples as part of an investigation into an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria last week that killed 87 people, Reuters reports. intelligence report blaming the Syrian government for the attack "cannot be true". Turkey has also claimed to have found evidence of sarin gas use after testing the bodies of the victims.

Author: 0 Pence, headed to Japan, turns focus to trade

Cha noted Pence's reference to "strategic patience", an Obama administration strategy in which diplomatic and economic pressure from sanctions were given time to change the North's behavior. Abe and Pence affirmed that the threat from North Korea has reached a new level and it is crucial to the peace and stability of the region for Japan and the United States to strengthen their alliance, according to a Japanese official who was present.

Author: 0 Triple talaq crippling lives of Muslim women: India PM Modi

BJP top brass in the state have left for Odisha to participate in the two-day BJP national executive meeting being held in Bhubaneswar . Also seeking to consolidate its footprint among Other Backward Classes - a group having sizeable presence across many major states, the party accused the Congress and other opposition parties of "blocking" in the Rajya Sabha a bill to grant constitutional status to the OBC Commission.

Global Media A dramatic moment aboard Air Force 2 while headed to South Korea
Author: 0 A dramatic moment aboard Air Force 2 while headed to South Korea

China is North Korea's lone major ally but has spoken out against its missile and nuclear tests and has supported United Nations sanctions. His national security adviser, H.R. Osan Air Base in South Korea, where ABC News got exclusive access to the base's air operations center. In Dandong, China's main border post with North Korea, hundreds of North Koreans gathered at a cultural center carrying floral displays.

Author: 0 U.S. warns North Korea, may launch preemptive strike

Viewing his adversaries in the distance, Pence traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea and warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the USA and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, "the era of strategic patience is over".

Global Media Hunt expanded for suspect in Facebook video killing; victim's family devastated
Author: 0 Hunt expanded for suspect in Facebook video killing; victim's family devastated

Police did not verify any other shootings or deaths. Police said there was a cell phone signal from Stephens' mobile in Erie, Pennsylvania, but his last known location was the site of the shooting. Facebook said the suspect went live on the social media website at one point during the day, but not during the killing. Stephens also posted a video of him explaining his motives for the shooting, saying: "I just snapped man, f**k it".

Global Media Toto Wolff: Generator failure caused early struggles for Valtteri Bottas
Author: 0 Toto Wolff: Generator failure caused early struggles for Valtteri Bottas

The result put him in esteemed company when it comes to results at the Sakhir circuit, after Valtteri Bottas, who finished third, failed to make the most of his maiden pole. "From then on we were on the back foot", he said. "We still got good points and we still have this great fight as Sebastian did a great job". " I tried to extend the first stint but I couldn't keep up with the pace ".

Author: 0 Guatemala captures Mexican Ex-Governor wanted for corruption

When Javier Duarte stepped down from office last October, the former governor of Mexico's Veracruz state vowed to fight the mounting corruption allegations that unraveled his tenure. Top row: Veracruz's Javier Duarte, Nuevo Leon's Rodrigo Medina, Sonora's Guillermo Padres, Tamaulipas' Eugenio Hernandez Flores, Quintana Roo's Roberto Borge.

Author: 0 Rouhani Opens Re-Election Bid with Defiant Jab at US

Rohani negotiated the Iranian nuclear deal with world powers past year, but some disappointment that the accord has not spurred economic growth has boosted the opposition against him. Just when it appeared Ahmadinejad would be leaving, he turned around and returned to the Interior Ministry's registration desk, pulling out his identification documents with a flourish in front of a melee of shouting journalists.

Global Media President Trump says North Korea has 'gotta behave'
Author: 0 President Trump says North Korea has 'gotta behave'

But Vice President Mike Pence, in his first official White House visit to Asia, did address the missile firing as he spent Easter Sunday meeting with USA troops and South Korean officials. Carl Vinson and several nuclear submarines, to sail toward North Korea . "I express again a strong support and alliance to the Syrian government and its people for its work of justice, condemning the United States' recent violent invasive act against your country", Kim said.

Global Media We won't consider OSCE report on referendum: Erdogan
Author: 0 We won't consider OSCE report on referendum: Erdogan

However, Head of the electoral body said that the Yes vote is valid. "The impact of this referendum in terms of Turkey's democratic credentials on the world stage is unfortunately negative", said Marc Pierini, an expert with the Carnegie Europe think tank.

Author: 0 British PM May calls for early election on June 8

She had dismissed the idea even before she was prime minister - during her bid for the Conservative leadership in June 2016, she said: 'There should be no general election until 2020. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has previously indicated that he would instruct Labour MPs to vote in favour of an early election. "But instead, there is division", May added, accusing other political parties of putting up obstacles.

Author: 0 Ivey, Marshall could make political hay

She later agreed to switch races, eventually unseating then-lieutenant governor and Democrat Jim Folsom Jr. MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP ) — The resignation of the governor, the ouster of the House speaker and the suspension of the chief justice have left Alabama Republicans to restore order after nine months of chaos.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670