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Global Media Park Geun-hye: Ex-South Korean president charged in corruption probe
Author: 0 Park Geun-hye: Ex-South Korean president charged in corruption probe

Park and Choi allegedly conspired with one of Park's top presidential advisers to pressure 18 business groups, including Samsung, to donate 77.4 bn won for the launch of two non-profit foundations controlled by Choi. Under Park's leadership, South Korea moved even closer to the United States, including an agreement to deploy the THAAD missile defense system to the Korean peninsula despite China and North Korea's strong objections.

Global Media How Donald Trump is making the Georgia special election all about him
Author: 0 How Donald Trump is making the Georgia special election all about him

The race will replace new Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price in a district that has always been a reliable Republican stronghold. "Republicans at first were assuming they would get the two runoff spots. It is worth noting, too, that, skeptical though they are of his strand of conservatism, Trump is faring better with voters in GA-06 than he is with the median voter.

Author: 0 Viewership of 'O'Reilly Factor' drops without Bill O'Reilly

O'Reilly and enrich themselves through publicity driven donations". The future of Fox News host Bill O'Reilly appears increasingly uncertain amid growing signs that the embattled TV star is losing support from his bosses at 21st Century Fox.

Author: 0 Microsoft says it's patched flaws exposed in leak of NSA hacks

It was possible that the local messaging systems of some SWIFT client banks had been breached, SWIFT said in a statement , which did not specifically mention the NSA. When cyberthieves robbed the Bangladesh Bank a year ago, they compromised that bank's local SWIFT network to order money transfers from its account at the New York Federal Reserve.

Global Media Elizabeth Warren: I'm Not Running For President In 2020
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren: I'm Not Running For President In 2020

Elizabeth Warren's political image, a conservative group announced Monday that it is launching an effort to tear the MA senator down ahead of her re-election race next year and possible 2020 presidential bid. The opposition research group, which started digging up dirt on Clinton when she launched her pre-campaign book tour three years ago, announced Tuesday that it was starting "The Elizabeth Warren Initiative" to "make Warren's life hard".

Global Media Trump welcomes families for first Easter Egg Roll
Author: 0 Trump welcomes families for first Easter Egg Roll

The Easter Egg Roll event - hosted by the first lady - brought 21,000 people to the White House Monday morning. Last month the White House Press Secretary tweeted a picture of himself as the White House Easter bunny alongside the message "The good ole days - what I would give to hide in a bunny costume again".

Author: 0 South Korea charges ousted leader Park and Lotte chief with bribery

Prosecutors yesterday also charged the chairman of retail giant Lotte Group with bribery. Park and Choi are accused of receiving $68 million , with about half of that money coming from Samsung. Prosecutors have been accelerating the investigation to conclude it before Monday's launch of the official campaign for the May 9 presidential election.

Global Media China warns of 'imminent conflict' over North Korea
Author: 0 China warns of 'imminent conflict' over North Korea

U.S. Pacific Command said the ballistic missile, of a kind not yet determined, was launched from near a submarine base at Sinpo, a port city on North Korea's east coast. "We're prepared to respond to an all-out war with an all-out war", said Choe Ryong-hae, believed to be the country's second most powerful official.

Author: 0 Marijuana Legalization 2017: Canada's Justin Trudeau Introduces Bill To Legalize Recreational Pot

The law would allow adults to legally possess as much as 30 grams of marijuana, around an ounce, in public. It has allowed criminals and organized crime to profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian youth. "The more you use and the younger you start, you have up to four times the risk of developing some kind of psychotic illness". "We will have common challenges on issues like health and prevention and security, especially when it comes to road and workplace ...

Author: 0 Former Trump aide denies wrongdoing amid reports of Russian Federation probe

Page also said he is confident that he nor anyone involved in the Trump campaign will be convicted of a crime. Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser on the Trump campaign, on Thursday conceded he "may" have discussed lifting USA sanctions against Russian Federation during a July 2016 trip to Moscow-just one day after claiming he "never" spoke about them on that visit.

Author: 0 Almost 500000 civilians fled homes since anti-IS offensive launched

Tough close-quarters fighting in heavily-populated areas of Mosul is still ahead, and IS also holds territory in other parts of Iraq, as well as in neighbouring Syria. The battle for west Mosul - which was launched in mid-February - has taken a heavy toll on civilians, with hundreds killed or wounded in the fighting, and more than 200,000 displaced.

Global Media Bangkok bans street food stalls
Author: 0 Bangkok bans street food stalls

The news - which has upset both locals who depend on the cheap meals and tourists who enjoy adventurous eating - comes just after Bangkok was awarded the title of city with the best street food in the world by CNN. The online outcry was echoed by some officials too, including Sanga Ruangwattanaku , the president of a business association on Khaosan Road, a key tourist spot.

Global Media Turkish opposition party seeks annulment of referendum
Author: 0 Turkish opposition party seeks annulment of referendum

Decrying a "crusader mentality", Erdogan told a crowd of his supporters that the worldwide monitors should "know their place", according to Reuters. "The referendum took place on an unlevel playing field and the two sides of the campaign did not have equal opportunities", said Cezar Florin Preda of the joint mission of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).

Author: 0 UK | Prime minister May to seek early election on June 8

The snap election caps a tumultuous few years in British politics that has seen two historic referendums - one on Brexit, one on Scottish independence - and a prime ministerial resignation. "We need a general election and we need one now". She said it would also strengthen her hand at the negotiating table with the EU. May said the only way to guarantee certainty and stability for the years ahead is to "hold this election and seek your support for the decisions I must take".

Global Media Russia Vetoes UN Draft Resolution Condemning Chemical Attack in Syria, China Abstains
Author: 0 Russia Vetoes UN Draft Resolution Condemning Chemical Attack in Syria, China Abstains

The Syrian regime and its backers, including Russian Federation, have denied President Bashar al Assad was responsible. It sees Russian Federation attempting to undermine North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and European Union unity, supporting violent separatist insurgencies in Georgia and Ukraine, and propping up a leader in Syrian President Bashar Assad who is responsible for a civil war that has killed hundreds of thousands of people.

Author: 0 Man Utd Defeats Chelsea 2- 0 At Old Trafford

The England global has now gone on to defend his actions by stating that he assisted his opponent up in order to avoid conceding a penalty. "I am very thankful to him", Herrera added. "I was convinced even before the cup (game) that controlling the two players that play behind Diego (Costa) and controlling the full-backs would create lots of problems and I repeat the same", Mourinho said.

Global Media Erdogan firmly rejects opposition's criticism of poll
Author: 0 Erdogan firmly rejects opposition's criticism of poll

The referendum has no "democratic legitimacy", HDP spokesman and lawmaker Osman Baydemir told reporters in Ankara. Late changes in counting procedures removed an important safeguard, said Mr Preda, who headed the PACE delegation, referring to the election authorities' decision to permit ballot papers without an official stamp.

Global Media Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in Yemen
Author: 0 Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in Yemen

The coalition says the crash took place in the eastern province of Marib on Tuesday and that it's investigating the circumstances. The "deconfliction" hotline between the U.S. Mattis is the highest-level Trump administration official to visit the kingdom. "We will work with our allies, with our partners to try to get it to the United Nations -brokered negotiating table", Mattis said.

Global Media Deadline is Tuesday to file federal tax returns
Author: 0 Deadline is Tuesday to file federal tax returns

If you believe that you have reasonable cause for seeking a tax-filing extension, attach a form explaining your reasons to your federal tax extension form. As Tuesday night's tax deadline approaches, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance is reminding residents of free resources they can use to help them with filing.

Author: 0 General Election 2017: Anne Main welcomes snap election

She made the surprise announcement outside 10 Downing Street on Tuesday, saying she's delivered the stability the country needed when she became prime minister. A European Commission source said the EU has "some hope" that the election "will lead to a strong leader in London that can negotiate with us with strong backing by the electorate".

Author: 0 #B31JustRead: Theresa May to seek snap election for 8 June

The dramatic move comes against the backdrop of the country's decision to leave the European Union in the last year's referendum. However, his confidence can not be high. There is political turmoil in the United Kingdom after Theresa May's call for a snap election in early June. "The Conservatives are likely to lose most of the 27 seats they took off the Lib Dems in the last election", Dunt explained , as a result of anger over Brexit from the 48 percent of the country that voted ...

Author: 0 New mortgage rules a factor in house price decline

A price reset is underway in the Metro Vancouver housing market, so says Royal Lepage in its latest House Price Survey . On a national basis, home prices are a tale of two cities, with Vancouver slumping while the Toronto region sees soaring prices, marking the first period in years in which Vancouver and Toronto's housing markets have headed in opposite directions.

Author: 0 Lib Dems hope to gain dozens of seats with anti-Brexit campaign

Their fortunes have begun to pick up after they were annihilated in 2015, losing all but eight of their 57 seats. Two years after crashing to a disastrous general election defeat, the Liberal Democrats are hoping that Theresa May's decision could hand them a political lifeline.

Global Media It's official, Sasikala ousted from AIADMK, Panneerselvam has the last laugh
Author: 0 It's official, Sasikala ousted from AIADMK, Panneerselvam has the last laugh

Thangatamilselvan (Andipatti), S.T.K. Jakkaiyan (Cumbum), K Kathirkamu (Periyakulam) - all in Theni district; P Vetrivel (Perambur in Chennai ), Edhirkottai S.G. "Election for office-bearers of the AIADMK was itself illegal". "A decision has been taken to fully keep away Dhinakaran and his family from the party and the government", he told reporters tonight.

Author: 0 'Facebook killer' found dead after police chase

The video of the killing was on the social media site for about three hours before it was removed. The man accused of murdering a man in Cleveland, then posting a video of it to Facebook has taken his own life, according to police .

Global Media Handsome day for egg hunt
Author: 0 Handsome day for egg hunt

We're not going to stop people from having Easter Egg hunts but it's just a matter of priority. "Someone was crying ... that they only got two things", Kai said. "We wanted it to be safe". "It's fun to see all the kids finding eggs and the smiles on their faces". "Now especially that I've had children, we want to create some customs and rituals every year to have some fun, customs and rituals that they can remember and they can share with their children", Trinni Franke said.

Global Media Closing arguments wrap up in Hernandez double murder trial
Author: 0 Closing arguments wrap up in Hernandez double murder trial

The defense took over after the prosecution rested its case earlier Monday. Hernandez is on trial for the July 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado who he encountered in a Boston nightclub. "It looked like they had something in their hand". Baez said that Belichick, who had been named by the defense as a possible witness before the trial began in March, was served a subpoena to appear at Suffolk County (Mass.) Court.

Global Media Boris Johnson 'dismayed' at Russian veto of United Nations resolution
Author: 0 Boris Johnson 'dismayed' at Russian veto of United Nations resolution

Russian Federation on late Wednesday vetoed a United Nations (UN) resolution demanding the Syrian government cooperate with an investigation into the suspected chemical attack, saying that Moscow had consistently expressed its "categorical disagreement" with the draft resolution, which led to further criticism from the West, including the United States.

Author: 0 Turkey extends state of emergency as referendum result is challenged

Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairman of the opposition Republican People's Party, or CHP, said the party filed a formal request seeking the referendum be annulled due to voting irregularities. In an address to politicians from his ruling party, he said the people had voted to switch from a parliamentary to a presidential system, adding: "The opposition should not speak after the people have spoken".

Global Media US Congressional early vote count: Democrat leads, could pique Trump
Author: 0 US Congressional early vote count: Democrat leads, could pique Trump

Eighteen candidates are running to replace former Republican Rep. Tom Price, who accepted President Donald Trump's offer to serve as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. The recriminations began nearly immediately on both sides, with Democrats - including Bernie Sanders and Thompson himself - asking why the party did so little to help their candidate.

Global Media Family of Kentucky man pulled from plane to hold press conference
Author: 0 Family of Kentucky man pulled from plane to hold press conference

Attorneys for Dr. David Dao are scheduled to hold a news conference to discuss the removal of Dao from an overbooked United Airlines flight at Chicago's O'Hare International Aiport on Sunday. "This will never happen again on a United flight". Federal law says airlines don't have to pay more than $1,350 to passengers who are bumped involuntarily.

Global Media Minister announces tightening of migration rules
Author: 0 Minister announces tightening of migration rules

One will be set at the New Zealand median income - about $49,000 per year. New Zealand employers that rely on a largely migrant workforce could soon face additional struggles after the government revealed controversial immigration changes earlier today.

Global Media Egypt's President announces a three-month state of emergency
Author: 0 Egypt's President announces a three-month state of emergency

This followed two suicide bombings of Coptic Christian churches on Sunday. Pope Francis, who is due to visit Egypt next month, condemned the horror attacks while urging terrorists and arms manufacturers to stop the bloodshed. "There's no security", said another Christian woman in Tanta referring to an attack earlier this month near a police training centre that killed one policeman and injured 15.

Global Media Prince death: Documents reveal illegal pill addiction
Author: 0 Prince death: Documents reveal illegal pill addiction

An autopsy showed Prince died of an overdose of fentanyl , another drug in the opioid family. Unsealed court documents have revealed Prince was prescribed pain medication under a friend's name and was in a relationship with a former contestant on The Voice , as the anniversary of his death approaches.

Global Media Joshua, Fury in Twitter spat
Author: 0 Joshua, Fury in Twitter spat

Fury hit back by posting a picture of himself with his world title belts and said: "when you do this come back and talk BS, soppy b*******". Quite freaky, but it's made for great entertainment so we're not complaining. That was the end of it for Joshua. Eddie Hearn is a b**** as well. Joshua said: "Shut up and give me a date when you'll be back!" All time." Then he turned his ire on Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn as well, adding, "I'm that confident I can smash Anthony Joshua.

Global Media Israel Rules Out Talks With Palestinian Hunger Striking Inmates
Author: 0 Israel Rules Out Talks With Palestinian Hunger Striking Inmates

Polls suggest that Palestinians are not deterred by Barghouti's terrorist record, and is the most popular choice among them to succeed the 82-year-old Abbas. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said the strike is politically motivated and prisoners are treated well. Israeli lawmaker Yair Lapid, head of the Yesh Atid party, said in an article in the Times of Israel that the New York Times' initial decision not to mention Barghouti's convictions "in't an error, that is an ...

Global Media Gunmen kill policeman in attack near Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery
Author: 0 Gunmen kill policeman in attack near Egypt's St. Catherine's Monastery

Egypt's Sinai-based Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for those attacks. Another three police officers were injured in the attack several hundred metres from the church entrance. Attacks in South Sinai, however, have been rare in recent years. An Ethiopian Coptic Christian woman arrives for the Easter Eve service at St Mark's Cathedral in Cairo , Egypt, last week.

Author: 0 Thousands honour policeman killed in London attack

Police officers across the country will fall silent at 2pm for two minutes as a mark of respect for their fallen colleague who died protecting the public during the terrorist attack in the capital last month. Forces all over the country, and many others, observed the two-minute silence in honour of the 48-year-old husband and father killed in the line of duty.

Author: 0 Local church leader spreads message of joy

St. Edward Catholic Church worshippers packed into the building on Ambassador West Lemelle Drive to hear Sunday's Easter message from the Rev. Thomas Vu in observance of the holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. "Corruption will be a thing of the past as natural disaster came to help in removing all hindrances to the resurrection of Christ for a glorious dawn to emerge".

Global Media Iran's Rouhani condemns US attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs
Author: 0 Iran's Rouhani condemns US attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

A day after Trump ordered 59 Tomahawk missiles to attack a Syrian-government airfield, Assad resumed missions from the al-Shayrat Air Base with planes that escaped the bombs, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. He also "raised eyebrows" on the Meet The Press set when called out Assad for flying bombing runs from the same air base the US attacked hours earlier.

Author: 0 USA, Mexico and Canada officially announce 2026 World Cup bid

If successful, it would mark just the second time that the tournament has had multiple hosts after the 2002 World Cup was co-hosted by Japan and South Korea. Presidential term limits, President Trump will not be the current president by the time the 2026 World Cup takes place. Canada's Mens National Team has been trending downward for years and a successful World Cup big would likely do wonders for the growing spot of soccer in Canada.

Global Media United Kingdom call for snap general election not a surprise
Author: 0 United Kingdom call for snap general election not a surprise

The premier made the announcement outside 10 Downing Street on Tuesday, arguing that she was stopping the opposition from "jeopardizing" her work on Brexit. A poll by YouGov suggests that, in a head-to-head match-up with Corbyn, 49 per cent of Britons prefer her, while just 16 per cent prefer Corbyn. An election victory under May's belt could in theory strengthen her hand too in dealing with the hard-right Eurosceptic rump in her parliamentary party.

Global Media Eric Trump defends President's golf trips
Author: 0 Eric Trump defends President's golf trips

CNN's Chris Cuomo was hosting New Day on Monday, when one of his guests brought back the comparisons between President Donald Trump and 19th century master showman P.T. But his frequent trips to Florida , complete with the entourage that necessarily attends the modern presidency, have put him on pace to spend roughly as much on leisure travel in one year as Barack Obama spent in eight.

Global Media Trump Congratulates Erdoğan on Referendum That Gave Him Vast New Powers
Author: 0 Trump Congratulates Erdoğan on Referendum That Gave Him Vast New Powers

Trump and Erdogan spoke via phone on Monday in a pre-arranged call, in which the US President offered congratulatory words, as well as discussing topics such as the ongoing conflict in Syria. Hundreds of people are queuing in front of Turkey's election board to submit petitions requesting that the electoral authority reverse a controversial decision during Sunday's referendum to accept ballots without official stamps.

Global Media Trump, Republicans face test in Georgia; Dems aim for upset
Author: 0 Trump, Republicans face test in Georgia; Dems aim for upset

Georgia Democratic candidate for Congress Jon Ossoff was the subject of a profile by MSNBC's Kasie Hunt that aired on Tuesday. The suburban Atlanta district Ossoff is hoping to win was won by President Trump by less than two points but is one historically dominated by Republicans by 20-plus points.

Author: 0 China says North Korea tension has to be stopped before 'irreversible' stage

Pyongyang recently tested a ballistic missile and claims it is close to perfecting an intercontinental ballistic missile and nuclear warhead that could attack the USA mainland. Tensions over North Korea's nuclear ambitions are stretched to the limit, with US President Donald Trump deploying an aircraft carrier battle group to the region.

Global Media Teesta water sharing: Mamata proposes alternative plan to Sheikh Hasina
Author: 0 Teesta water sharing: Mamata proposes alternative plan to Sheikh Hasina

There was no breakthrough, however, in a long-standing dispute about the sharing of water from the Teesta River which flows through both nations although Modi vowed to find a solution to the issue seen as vital for Bangladesh farmers. Companies are entering a long-term agreement for the supply of high-speed diesel to Bangladesh, according to Modi's statement. He said, spread of radicalization and extremism poses grave threat to India, Bangladesh and entire region.

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