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Author: 0 Jurgen Kantner: Isis-linked Philippine militants behead German hostage

Translating for him when brought to Presidential Adviser for the Peace Process Secretary Jesus Dureza was Tausug Edmund Gumbahali, whom Dureza identified as his emissary. Jurgen Kantner and his wife Sabine Merz Who leads them, and are they a part of ISIS? Two Canadian hostages kidnapped from yachts moored at a marina on a tourist island in the southern Philippines in 2015 were also beheaded a year ago after demands for ransoms of similar amounts went unfulfilled.

Author: 0 Spicer Phone Checks Had Donald Trump Approval

Additionally, Spicer provided reporters' phone numbers to House Intelligence Committee Chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., who offered to call the journalists himself, the same senior official said. The push to snuff out leaks to the press comes after a week in which President Donald Trump strongly criticized the media for using unnamed sources in stories and expressed growing frustration with the unauthorized sharing of information by individuals in his administration.

Global Media USA to Award Contracts for Building Mexico Border Wall
Author: 0 USA to Award Contracts for Building Mexico Border Wall

More than one group is expected to be awarded the contract for the wall that could potentially cover almost 2,000 miles. Protest schemes meant to ridicule the endeavour have included a pink mega-structure inspired by Mexican architect Luis Barragán; a giant green corridor drawn up by Turkey and US-based landscape architecture firm Erdem Architects; and an alternative "landscape" to the proposed wall, drawn up by Miami-based Domo Architecture and Design.

Author: 0 Japan, US, ROK seek pressure on N. Korea

North Koreans working in China to earn money for their country's cash-strapped regime are being banned from watching foreign television shows, with their sets fixed to receive only satellite broadcasting from official sources in Pyongyang, sources say.

Author: 0 Kerala bishop arrested for raping minor girl

The arrested has been identified as Robin Vadakkancheril, alias Mathew Vadakkancheril, 48, the parish vicar at St. Sebastian Church, Neendunoki, Kottiyoor, in the district. The family of the minor girl is said to have been under pressure to cover up the incident with the girl asked to implicate her father instead. A case had been registered in Kelakam Police Station against Father Robin under POCSO and IPC Section 376.

Author: 0 Is China North Korea's Agent In US Talks?

The EU first imposed sanctions on North Korea in late 2006. Pyongyang's willingness to engage in a steady stream of nuclear and missile tests in recent years despite Beijing's objections does seem to indicate that North Korea, especially since Kim Jong Un's rise, has been calling its own shots.

Author: 0 Friendship MBC to hold Ash Wednesday service

Cramer, rector of St. John's Episcopal Church in Grand Haven, will again offer Ashes to Go from 8-9:30 a.m. Wednesday. "There are many people who don't know about Ash Wednesday or the practice, and we'll be glad to answer questions". If you think you want to give something up, but you can't quite say goodbye to your vice, whether it be alcohol or candies, consider giving up social media.

Author: 0 Kargil martyr's daughter Gurmehar Kaur withdraws from campaign against ABVP

February 28 (ANI): Students from the Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University on Tuesday staged a protest march against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in North Campus area over the Ramjas college scuffle. In the protest, ABVP members unfolded a large tricolor and marched with it from Ramjas College to the Arts Faculty. Kaur said she wanted to be left alone, and added that she has already expressed all she wanted to.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton takes swipe at Donald Trump via Twitter

In a tweet earlier this month, Clinton also said the president needed to speak out about incidents occurring across the country. Trump must speak out against hate crimes, threats Piers Morgan trolls Oscars: "Chin up, La La Land. Purinton has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder in connection with the shooting. Dumala and her husband traveled to the United States from India to attend college, The Star reports.

Author: 0 Trump Repeals Waters of the US Rule

A leaked text of the order requires a review of the rule, which was completed under former President Barack Obama and dictates which bodies of water fall under the federal government's purview, to make sure the regulations promote growth. Trump also signed an executive order on Tuesday billed by his administration as an effort to boost historically black colleges and universities, one day after the president gathered with representatives of 64 of the nation's 100 institutions known as HBCUs.

Author: 0 Union basketball faces Wesleyan in NCAA Division III tournament

The Knights and Eagles have never met on the hardwood. Palm's most notable change from his last round of projections is moving Bayor off the No. 1 seed line. In the 1995 tournament also held in Indianapolis, the Spartans defeated MI in the first round and Wisconsin in the second round before falling to Ohio State in the semifinals.

Global Media Personal data stolen from Singapore Ministry of Defence servicemen and staff
Author: 0 Personal data stolen from Singapore Ministry of Defence servicemen and staff

Other significant cyberattacks on the Singapore Government include the breach of the Foreign Affairs Ministry's IT system in 2014, and the hacking of the Istana and Prime Minister's Office websites in 2013. All affected personnel will be contacted within the week, according to a media release. It said password changes will be enforced and anyone victimised by the hackers will be advised to report any further suspicious activity on their accounts.

Author: 0 Looks Like DeMarcus Cousins Is Doing Just Fine In New Orleans

Cousins will continue to serve a one-game suspension for every other technical foul he's assessed for the rest of the season. Obviously, the duo have tonight off before trying to notch their first win since the All-Star break tomorrow night against Detroit.

Author: 0 Oscars Gary from Chicago: attempted rapist jailed since 94

For a guy who seemed nearly obsessively insistent on documenting his surroundings, there was precious little information at the ready about Gary Alan Coe , a.k.a. While Gary's crimes weren't immediately made known, public records obtained by the Daily Mail claim that "Gary Cole" was serving time for, among other things, an "attempted rape by force or fear".

Global Media Le French Debt Rally Gains Momentum Along With Outsider Macron
Author: 0 Le French Debt Rally Gains Momentum Along With Outsider Macron

Although most polls still show Macron and Fillon would ultimately beat Marine Le Pen in the second round of the election, the latest polls also show that 83% of Le Pen electors are sure of their choice, while only 75% and 58% are certain about their votes for Fillon and Macron respectively.

Author: 0 Gunfire at speech by French President Francois Hollande leaves one injured

The president was speaking about a new fast train line in the western town of Villognon. In video footage of the address the French President can be seen pausing mid-speech and turning to look in the direction of the disturbance. "Their days are not numbered", Pierre N'Gahane said of the victims, who were not identified. France has been under a state of emergency since November 2015 and the Paris Attacks that killed 130 people.

Author: 0 Traffic alert: I-5 closed in Seattle

As commuters frantically tried to escape, the surrounding streets got blocked up, too, causing a massive gridlock. Unfortunately, the process of offloading the butane into another tanker only started at 1:50 pm local time , less than an hour ago, with no estimated time for the project to be complete.

Global Media S'pore firm denies link to N. Korean front company
Author: 0 S'pore firm denies link to N. Korean front company

According to a Reuters report yesterday, a military equipment company called Glocom has its office in Kuala Lumpur , behind an unmarked door on the second floor of a rundown building at Brickfields, also known as "Little India". "International Global System Sdn Bhd was registered in 2005 and its nature of business was stated as multimedia and electronics and general trading".

Author: 0 Malaysia Says Airport Safe After Nerve Agent Killed Kim Jong Nam

The third man reportedly recruited the Indonesian female suspect. It isn't hard to make, but the precursor chemicals are tightly controlled. Malaysia has identified eight North Koreans suspected of involvement in the killing. CCTV footage shows a woman doing just that. Mr Kim was attacked on Feb 13 at Kuala Lumpur's budget terminal airport while waiting for his flight to Macau.

Author: 0 Dead, 30 Injured After Bus Plunges Into Canal In Andhra Pradesh

All the injured have been shifted to Nandigama Government Hospital. The bus belonged to Diwakar Travels, and the incident happened in the early hours of Tuesday, at around 5am. As many passengers were trapped and the rescue workers used gas cutters to pull them out. Though the exact cause of the mishap was not yet known, sources, however, said drowsy driving by the bus driver led to the mishap.

Global Media JCC in Owings Mills, Jewish school in Annapolis targeted with bomb threats
Author: 0 JCC in Owings Mills, Jewish school in Annapolis targeted with bomb threats

Broadway following a phoned-in bomb threat. The JCC in Sea View was evacuated for a couple of hours until police gave the OK for staff and members to return to the building shortly before noon, Lasser said . Birmingham's LJCC also received bomb threats on January 18 and February 20. The NYPD is searching for a suspect in a bomb scare called into the JCC in Sea View amid 20 threats nationwide against Jewish institutions.

Global Media PM attacked on secrecy of Naga Accord
Author: 0 PM attacked on secrecy of Naga Accord

Ibobi didn't even know about the accord. Imphal : Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar, who is camping in Imphal to canvass support for BJP nominees in the Manipur Polls, alleged that Congress government has failed to bring any significant development during its 15 years regime in Manipur.

Global Media Starbucks set to do Italian job in Milan
Author: 0 Starbucks set to do Italian job in Milan

It takes a whole lot of beans to try to compete with Italian espresso in Italy, but Starbucks' outgoing CEO Howard Schultz says his chain is finally up for the challenge. Since then, the company has announced additional Roastery locations coming to Shanghai in 2017 and NY as well as Tokyo in 2018. But the success of the Roastery in Seattle, along with the other planned Roasteries in Shanghai, New York and Tokyo, made the company think about its big, high-end showpieces as "transformative" ...

Author: 0 German police raid 24 properties linked to Berlin market attack

No arrests were made. Prayer mats and korans are shipped in and out at short notice, allowing for meetings with radicals often before the authorities know that one has taken place. Amri, a 24-year-old Tunisian citizen, was shot dead by police in Italy four days after the attack. "It was necessary to ban the organization and all successor organizations to stop it once and for all", Andreas Geisel told reporters.

Author: 0 Christie set to unveil final budget proposal as governor

Other advocates aired grievances with Christie including environmental policy concerns, criticism that Christie's policies are "anti-transit", calls for the governor to support the Affordable Care Act and for close ties between the governor and President Donald Trump's administration.

Author: 0 Russian Federation and China veto Syria sanctions

But Russia's deputy United Nations ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, said Friday that Moscow would veto the resolution, which he described as "one-sided", "based on insufficient evidence" and "a provocation". Bolivia also voted against the draft resolution while Kazakhstan, Egypt, and Ethiopia abstained. The proposed resolution also condemns "in the strongest terms any use of toxic chemicals as a weapon" by Syria's government or Islamic State extremists and demands an immediate halt.

Global Media Jeremy Corbyn: I accept 'share of responsibility' for Copeland defeat
Author: 0 Jeremy Corbyn: I accept 'share of responsibility' for Copeland defeat

The article goes on to detail one instance where McDonnell claims a false story alleging Corbyn was preparing to stand down was created and circulated to the press. "If we stand together, we can turn back the Tory tide and reconnect Labour with our working class voters". He admitted that Labour had not done enough to rebuild people's trust and admitted that many still feel that the party does not represent them any more.

Global Media White House responds to father of Navy SEAL killed in Yemen raid
Author: 0 White House responds to father of Navy SEAL killed in Yemen raid

And I was at the airport when the casket came in, the body came in, and it was a very sad-with the family, and it's a great family, incredible wife and children. Despite Spicer's claims, senior officials are saying they are not aware of any "actionable" intelligence produced. "And at least 25 civilians were killed, including nine children under the age of 13, according to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism ".

Global Media Gov. Martinez finds hope in meeting with Trump in DC
Author: 0 Gov. Martinez finds hope in meeting with Trump in DC

After a meeting earlier in the day between President Donald Trump and the governors, who gathered over the weekend in Washington , D.C., Inslee said he could get no such assurance from Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. The meeting with the governors left him with a "deep concern" about how some issues are being handled by the administration. In place of matching, open-ended federal Medicaid dollars to the state, the legislation being drafted would be replaced by fixed-amount ...

Author: 0 Abbas: Defend two-state-solution for a Palestine state

Abbas will the the first of some 100 dignitaries who will speak at the three-day high-level session. "Palestine today is a truth, a reality anchored in history and the global system". "Looking at two-state or one-state, I like the one that both parties like". I'm very happy with the one both parties like. The meeting was said to involve a vocal debate about what Israel's reaction should be, with several MPs saying they believed Trump would ultimately accept any position that Netanyahu ...

Author: 0 Raspberry Pi Zero W With Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Connectivity Launched at $10

A word of warning: The Pi Zero W is a little bit tougher to use than the standard-sized Pi. The foundation hopes that the addition of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth will help makers to create more dynamic and versatile projects. The good news is the Raspberry Pi Foundation usually, eventually, catches up with demand. Other key features are micro-USB power, HAT-compatible 40-pin header, composite video and reset headers and CSI camera connector.

Global Media SC sets oral arguments on De Lima petition vs arrest, detention
Author: 0 SC sets oral arguments on De Lima petition vs arrest, detention

De Lima is detained at the Philippine National Police (PNP) Custodial Center after a Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court issued an arrest warrant over one of the three drug-related cases filed against her. Meanwhile, singer Jim Paredes said De Lima's arrest is a "temporary diversion" to the upcoming Senate hearing on alleged extrajudicial killings. Social media went into a frenzy after a Muntinlupa court issued Thursday afternoon an arrest warrant against Sen.

Global Media President Trump, first lady host governors for dinner at White House
Author: 0 President Trump, first lady host governors for dinner at White House

The cuts will likely include large reductions in foreign aid. Presidents typically get a warm bi-partisan response from Congress when they enter the chamber and give their address. "It's fake, phony, fake", said President Trump at CPAC. May also wants to bolster ties with the United States to strengthen her hand before launching divorce talks with the European Union, and at a visit in January, she secured a promise from Trump for a trade deal after Brexit.

Global Media Sessions Reviewing Whether to Crack Down on Marijuana Possession
Author: 0 Sessions Reviewing Whether to Crack Down on Marijuana Possession

Highlighting the nexus between drugs and crime, the attorney general warned specifically of the problems posed by drug cartels that are able to smuggle massive amounts of heroin across the U.S. It will examine deficiencies in current laws and propose new legislation, make sure agencies are collecting good crime data, and consult with law enforcement at all levels, as well as victims' groups and community groups, Sessions said.

Author: 0 S Jaishankar to visit U.S.; H1B Visa, Indians' Safety on Agenda

Jaishankar met Vice-President (then VP- elect) Mike Pence and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval met the NSA-designate Gen. Michael Flynn. During his Washington DC visit, the foreign secretary will also be meeting with chairpersons of key Congressional Committees.

Author: 0 Weather: Rain, Snow & Record Highs

MARCH BEGINS WITH A ROAR: An approaching cold front Wednesday could bring quite the roar as March begins. Early on today, a mix of sun and clouds take over before showers and storms ramp up early afternoon. The warm-up will follow a blustery and chilly Saturday with highs in the lower and middle 30s and some morning snow showers. This is coming ahead of a potent storm system set to move from the Plains into the Ohio Valley.

Author: 0 North Korean leader 'ordered' his half-brother's killing

South Korean lawmakers said Monday that the country's National Intelligence Service told them in a private briefing that four of the North Koreans identified as suspects are from the Ministry of State Security, the North's spy organ. South Korea last week blamed North Korea for the killing and called the rather public assassination a terrorist act. Word of the charges came as North Korea began a diplomatic effort to fix the damage from the killing of Kim Jong Nam, sending delegations to ...

Author: 0 United Nations suspends Gaza worker after Hamas ties claim

Gaza's Health Ministry spokesperson Ashraf Al-Qedra says four Gazans were moderately injured by Israeli airstrikes today east of Rafah. At least two IDF bombs targeted a Hamas military site known as the Shuhada in the central Gaza Strip. "All justifications given by Israel for this escalation are false", group spokesman Dawud Shihab said in a statement. "I suggest Hamas take responsibility, impose order and calm down", Lieberman said, adding that Israel has " no desire or intention to initiate ...

Global Media We now have someone to blame for the Oscars best picture snafu
Author: 0 We now have someone to blame for the Oscars best picture snafu

If you're confused , don't worry, everyone is. Until last night's epic Oscar gaffe involving presenters Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, the Best Picture Oscar victor and a certain wrong envelope, the last awards-show emcee to preside over a mix-up approaching this magnitude was Steve Harvey.

Global Media Photographs Capture Kellyanne Conway Kneeling on Oval Office Couch
Author: 0 Photographs Capture Kellyanne Conway Kneeling on Oval Office Couch

Another user termed the photograph as a preivelage of being White. "Think of all the great people who sat on that couch and put your feet down", wrote another. The head of the US Office of Government Ethics urged the White House to investigate Conway after the incident, saying she should face disciplinary action.

Global Media Farage wants MP fired after failing in knighthood bid
Author: 0 Farage wants MP fired after failing in knighthood bid

Talking to the media after a Brexit event in central London, he said: "It's not just me". Mr Farage has claimed the party's only MP has been "totally disconnected" from UKIP since February 2015 and it was time for him to sever his links entirely.

Author: 0 Corbyn pays tribute to oldest serving MP from Leeds

Sir Gerald had been an MP in the North West since 1970 and became the oldest serving member of the Commons in 2015. Paying tribute to Kaufman, Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn said: "Gerald came from a proud Jewish background. Prime Minister Theresa May said Kaufman "spent more than half his life as a parliamentarian, having been first elected in 1970". The under-fire Labour leader said: "I'm very sad at the passing of Sir Gerald Kaufman MP".

Author: 0 Police evacuating 9 homes in West Bank settlement of Ofra

Police said they would act with restraint but would not tolerate violence. One teen has been arrested and three police officers injures so far in the evacuation. The settlements were built on lands occupied by Israel in the 1967 Middle East War. Most of the worldwide community sees settlements as a major obstacle to peace, as they are built on land the Palestinians see as part of their future state.

Author: 0 Coroner slams 'cowardly' police over Tunisia attack response

The 30 British victims of a shooting at a hotel in Tunisia were unlawful killed, a United Kingdom inquiry found on Tuesday, with the judge severely critical of "cowardly" local security forces but not concluding that neglect had caused the deaths.

Global Media Bangladesh: 5 Islamic militants sentenced to death for killing Japanese citizen
Author: 0 Bangladesh: 5 Islamic militants sentenced to death for killing Japanese citizen

Following the sentencing, defence lawyer Abul Hossin said he will appeal against it in the high court. The court on November 15 a year ago framed charges against eight "members of outlawed Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB)" and recorded testimonies of 56 witnesses till February 14, said Rathish Chandra Bhowmik, special public prosecutor in Rangpur court.

Author: 0 London Stock Exchange / Deutsche Börse merger on the rocks

The commission had requested the LSE divest its 60% stake in fixed income trading platform, MTS, but the group said it would struggle to meet the requirement. The European Commission's request - which was described as unexpected by the United Kingdom exchange - followed the submission of concessions seeking to address anti-trust concerns by the would-be merger partners this month.

Global Media El Salvador's beloved national hippo is beaten to death
Author: 0 El Salvador's beloved national hippo is beaten to death

Gustavito, who was brought to the country from Guatemala 13 years ago, died from his injuries on Sunday. Others likened Gustavito's death to that of Harambe, the gorilla who was famously shot and killed in Cincinnati zoo previous year, prompting worldwide outrage and a deluge of memes and over-the-top celebrity tributes.

Global Media Gustavito The Hippo Beaten To Death In El Salvador Zoo
Author: 0 Gustavito The Hippo Beaten To Death In El Salvador Zoo

The attack occurred last week, but tragically zoo keepers did not discover the hippo's injuries until Thursday because he did not leave his pool. Police in El Salvador are investigating a "cowardly and inhumane" attack at the National Zoological Park that killed a hippopotamus named Gustavito.

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