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Author: 0 Val Demings holds first town hall meeting

A draft proposal of the plan being worked on by Republican governors that was obtained by the Associated Press would put states in charge of their programs while the federal government would still pay most of the bills. Governors on Saturday met privately with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, who according to several of the state leaders said the Trump administration wanted to work with states to overhaul health care, but he did not provide specifics.

Global Media UNICEF Calls for Action to Protect Migrant Children
Author: 0 UNICEF Calls for Action to Protect Migrant Children

IOM reported that 485 people, including children, had lost their lives so far this year, 60 more than the number of migrants who died on sea routes to Europe last year. UNICEF estimates that this is a low count with actual numbers at least three times higher. Women and children also reported harsh and overcrowded conditions, including lack of nutritious food and adequate shelter, in Libyan detention centres run by both Government and armed militias.

Author: 0 Thousands miss out on their first choice of school

Parents who applied online are able to log on to the council's website from first thing this morning to find out about their child's place. Nottinghamshire County Council committee chairman for children and young people's services Mr John Peck said: "As the cohort of children needing a place at secondary school continues to rise, we are particularly pleased that the number of Nottinghamshire residents securing a place at their first preference school has increased compared with past year".

Global Media At A Glance: 12 Highlights From Trump's Speech
Author: 0 At A Glance: 12 Highlights From Trump's Speech

Coincidentally, those other news anchors are also suddenly reporting this afternoon that Trump is interested in an immigration bill . But, as Alex Nowrasteh of the Cato Institute pointed out, only 40 of those convictions were in fact for terrorist attacks planned on U.S.

Global Media Adele isn't happy after Australian media ruined her show surprise
Author: 0 Adele isn't happy after Australian media ruined her show surprise

Adele has slammed Australian media after they sent helicopters to film her rehearsal on Monday and ruined her "surprise". OHS hazards didn't stop her from firing a t-shirt cannon into the crowd though; she pinned $20 to the tour souvenirs-turned-rockets and told the crowd to " buy a drink on me " like the big bloody legend she is.

Global Media German labor market remains strong with 5.9 pct jobless rate
Author: 0 German labor market remains strong with 5.9 pct jobless rate

Germany's labor market remained strong in February with the unemployment rate remaining at its lowest level since the reunification of the country in 1990. "The number of people without work narrowed in February, insurable employment lies significantly higher than last year's level and demand by businesses for new workers remains at a high level", he added.

Author: 0 House Dem fails to force release of Trump tax returns

Since Donald Trump continues to not release his recent tax returns or fully divest from his businesses, last night a Democratic member of Congress asked that the appropriate committee at least look over those tax returns in private to determine whether, for example, the sitting president is a crook.

Global Media Senate to Screen Onnoghen As CJN Wednesday
Author: 0 Senate to Screen Onnoghen As CJN Wednesday

The Senate procedure says that the lawmakers can refer the nomination of anybody to its relevant committees and in this case, the Committee on Judiciary, for screening and await its report before going ahead with the confirmation during plenary.

Global Media China factory activity gathers steam in February
Author: 0 China factory activity gathers steam in February

The twin reports - despite small fluctuations during the month - were very much as expected, and continue to point to strengthening economic conditions in early 2017. The reading compares with a flash estimate of 55.5 and is up from 55.2 in January. An index measuring output, which feeds into the composite PMI, due on Friday, jumped to 57.3, which was also the highest in almost six years.

Author: 0 Saudi King not one for travelling light

The king will also visit Bali from March 4 to 9. "As the country with the biggest Muslim population in the world, Indonesia will always have a special bond with Saudi Arabia", Widodo told the king at the palace, calling the visit "historic".

Global Media Trump to Propose 'Historic' Defense Spending Increases, Cuts to EPA, State Dept.
Author: 0 Trump to Propose 'Historic' Defense Spending Increases, Cuts to EPA, State Dept.

At a meeting with state governors, the President said he would not increase the country's debt and would pay for the military investment by cutting foreign aid and other federal budgets. "Over the course of the Obama Administration, our military funding was cut 20 per cent while the world grew more unsafe", Representative Mac Thornberry said in a statement .

Author: 0 Pentagon presenting counter-IS plan to White House

In addition to the $54 billion Trump plans to request for 2018, administration sources said he will seek another $20 billion in supplementary military spending during fiscal year 2017, the Associated Press notes . It has deployed about 5,500 USA troops in Iraq and Syria to train and advise Iraqi and Kurdish forces. One of the thorniest problems the Trump administration faces concerns Russia's military role in Syria.

Author: 0 First look at new Alpine A110 sports vehicle

Unfortunately, we will have to wait until next week for details on the coupe, but it is expected to be powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder engine with around 250 to 300 horsepower. It is this blue ribbon lineage that Renault is seeking to tap as it attempts to resurrect the once highly regarded Alpine brand with its first new model in over a quarter of a century.

Global Media Wearing all white, Democratic women honor suffrage movement, send message to Trump
Author: 0 Wearing all white, Democratic women honor suffrage movement, send message to Trump

Among others, New York Fed President William Dudley said the case for raising rates "has become a lot more compelling" in light of the economy's current and expected performance. Earlier in the day he told TV news anchors at a private lunch that he wanted to reform America's immigration system, suggesting that he was open to providing a pathway to citizenship for undocumented worker.

Global Media Trump envisions bill allowing many immigrants to stay in US
Author: 0 Trump envisions bill allowing many immigrants to stay in US

Mr Trump said the USA must support law enforcement and support the victims of crime. "They can get a national consensus. and put the immigration issue behind us", he said. At present, Trump's immigration order and self-described "military operation" crackdown on undocumented immigrants has created a climate of extreme uncertainty for immigrants and non-immigrants alike.

Global Media Trump Expected to Raise Immigration Reform in Address to Congress - White House
Author: 0 Trump Expected to Raise Immigration Reform in Address to Congress - White House

Democrats in Washington remained skeptical despite the reversal. Aly Wane of Syracuse said Trump's order widens the definition of a criminal alien to include anyone who is undocumented. However, Trump's mention of plans for a new government program called VICE, Victims of Immigrant Crime Engagement , people took notice. "If we are guided by the well-being of American citizens then I believe Republicans and Democrats can work together to achieve an outcome that has eluded our country ...

Author: 0 Paul Ryan: Repealing and replacing Obamacare is entitlement reform

Ryan's comments came at a traditional breakfast with anchors and correspondents ahead of President Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday evening. There is no statutory requirement for him to do health care before he works on tax reform. Vos says he's excited about the opportunity and the idea that Republicans are returning to the "roots" on which the nation was founded on by returning more power to the states and making them laboratories of Democracy.

Global Media Trump Address To Joint Session Of Congress
Author: 0 Trump Address To Joint Session Of Congress

He believes one of those biggest failures is the USA economy . Trump says he won't wait a decade to make changes but will have "true collaboration". R.J. noted that Trump referenced the families of people killed by immigrants in the country illegally but not people killed by law enforcement officers, or those who died in immigrant detention facilities.

Author: 0 US, South Korea Stage Massive Military Drills to Warn Off North

The new US Secretary of Defense's message was similar to his previous one given during his trip to South Korea earlier in February, which was his first visit to the country post-appointment. In an escalation, the Pentagon is expected to send strategic assets to the peninsula, including B-52 and B-1B bombers and a Nimitz-class supercarrier, USS Carl Vinson.

Author: 0 Two women to be charged with Kim's murder: Malaysian attorney general

A high-level North Korean delegation arrived in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday seeking the body of leader Kim Jong Un's half brother, the victim of a nerve-agent attack that many suspect the North itself of orchestrating. Both women have reportedly said they thought they were part of a prank TV show playing harmless tricks on unsuspecting passengers. Apandi said the third suspect arrested, North Korean citizen Ri Jong Chol, would not be charged on Wednesday as police have not completed their ...

Global Media Trump salutes widow of slain SEAL in emotional moment
Author: 0 Trump salutes widow of slain SEAL in emotional moment

Owens' father, Bob Owens, has himself been highly critical of Trump and refused to meet with the president earlier this week when the family went to recieve the remains. It was a rare emotional moment during a 90-minute speech that included Trump's pet political topics of import tariffs, immigration, national defence and crime.

Global Media Here's Where the Ashes for Ash Wednesday Come From
Author: 0 Here's Where the Ashes for Ash Wednesday Come From

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. He says the religious left has a habit of turning everything into advocacy, and Glitter Ash is just the latest example of that. Info: Drive by the marquee tent in front of the church to receive a blessing and ashes. Chapel of Sts. Peter and Paul, 1435 ESE Loop 323, Tyler: 12:05 p.m.

Global Media 22 regime soldiers killed near Syria's al-Bab
Author: 0 22 regime soldiers killed near Syria's al-Bab

According to him, Turkey-backed forces will move toward the northern Syrian town of Manbij after completing their operation in al-Bab as originally planned. "The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the army had captured some two dozen villages from Islamic State, bringing it to the edge of SDF-held areas south of Manbij.The SDF captured Manbij from Islamic State previous year with backing from the USA -led alliance against the jihadist group.Silo said residents of the northeast who had ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump proposes $54 billion increase in U.S. defence spending

The chunk of the federal budget that includes most of the US government's spending on basic science would shrink by 10.5% in 2018 under a plan outlined today by President Donald Trump and administration officials. The spending priorities come just before the president heads to Capitol Hill on Tuesday evening to deliver a joint session speech to Congress. U.S.

Author: 0 Popular Gujarati writer Taarak Mehta passes away at age of 87

He has published 80 books, over the years, three books are based on the columns he wrote in Gujarati newspaper Divya Bhaskar while rest were compiled from the stories in Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah. He is survived by a daughter from his first marriage. He admits that he misses being with his co-actors who were more like family to him than colleagues, and will go to YouTube to revisit his childhood as he has literally grown up on the show.

Author: 0 Italian clemency for former Central Intelligence Agency officer

De Sousa was set to be extradited to Italy from Portugal on Wednesday to serve time for her role in the kidnapping of a Muslim cleric off the streets of Milan. Ms de Sousa, a dual US-Portuguese citizen who denies involvement in the abduction, was detained by Portuguese police last week. The remaining defendants were convicted in absentia but also received pardons.

Global Media Sharad Pawar to support Sena in BMC's mayor election
Author: 0 Sharad Pawar to support Sena in BMC's mayor election

Sena has claimed that some Independent corporators were with it and have taken its tally to 89. In the 288-member Maharashtra Assembly, BJP has 123 MLAs while Sena has 63 MLAs, Congress (42) and NCP 41. "When chief minister Devendra Fadnavis declared that the BJP will not go with the Congress, he should also have added that the BJP will go with pro-Pakistan PDP", the editorial added.

Global Media Meet the developer behind the newest Trump hotel
Author: 0 Meet the developer behind the newest Trump hotel

The two eldest sons of the United States tycoon, Eric and Donald Trump Jr., will attend the inauguration of the 69-storey, 360-million-dollar building that combines a hotel and private residences, and in fact, does not belong to the U.S. Diego Reyna pulled the stunt to show Trump that "he is benefiting from us, and that we are working hard on his projects and that we are not all criminals", he told CBC News, saying he'd "seen every race and every religion working in that building".

Author: 0 Bush On Country Under Trump: I Don't Like The 'Racism' And 'Name-Calling'

We need an independent media to hold people like me to account. "I consider the media to be indispensable to democracy", Bush said. Bush is a little disheartened by the state of the country under President Donald Trump, but the former President said he is still "optimistic" about the future of the United States.

Author: 0 ABVP organizes 'Tiranga march' in Delhi University

In the wake of the Ramjas College incident, Gurmehar had changed her Facebook profile picture holding a placard which read "I am a student from Delhi University. "The people from the Left threw dustbins, threw stones and spat at the students of Ramjas College and we on the other side were trying to calm things down and neutralize the ideological struggle at Ramjas College".

Global Media Senior House Democrat To Skip Trump's Speech
Author: 0 Senior House Democrat To Skip Trump's Speech

Trump's child care and elder care plan - released September 2016 on his campaign website - involves tax deductions for a maximum of four dependents, the creation of dependent care savings accounts, and a larger earned income tax credit for lower-income families.

Author: 0 United Nations panel says North Korea uses new ways to flout sanctions

As North Korea's only patron and trade partner of effect, China has long resisted fully cracking down on Pyongyang, fearing its neighbor's collapse will bring immediate instability along its border and harm its long-term strategic interests with the loss of a buffer state and the rise of a unified Korean Peninsula under a pro-U.S.

Global Media Democratic response to Trump's speech: He's 'Wall Street's champion'
Author: 0 Democratic response to Trump's speech: He's 'Wall Street's champion'

Beshear said those statements are "reckless" and erode democracy. Beshear, 72, wore no jacket or tie and spoke of his upbringing in a family of Baptist preachers that owned a funeral home. Emboldened by the energy of their party's voters, Democratic lawmakers sat stone-faced during numerous GOP ovations for Trump and flashed other brands of rebelliousness.

Global Media Here are 5 things we learned from Trump's address to Congress
Author: 0 Here are 5 things we learned from Trump's address to Congress

The president also says that the crime rates in America have been rising and that there is a need for a special office, like his VOICE, that would counteract those crime. But to Trump, all immigrants are "illegal". "Once again, it's an administration that they don't seem to know what they're doing". But after he made the announcement, he was met with relative silence.

Author: 0 Ex-Knicks guard Brandon Jennings reportedly set to join Wizards

He was expected to remain there, but when the team made a trade Thursday and needed a roster spot he was waived. Brandon Jennings averaged 8.6 points and 4.9 assists per game for the New York Knicks in about 25 minutes per game, and filled in nicely as the starter during several games when Derrick Rose was out.

Global Media West Covina churches vandalized in possible hate crime
Author: 0 West Covina churches vandalized in possible hate crime

A man used a baseball bat to strike the glass windows of the West Covina police station Monday and was subsequently arrested. Police say Rivas was threatening to come in. Rivas, who suffered minor injuries, was transported to a hospital for treatment. Twenty-eight-year-old Christopher Rivas of West Covina was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and resisting arrest.

Author: 0 IIUM honour for King Salman

King Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia was conferred the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (Islam and Wasatiyyah) and the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) at a special convocation this evening.

Global Media Malaysia: Companies behind N.Korean spy operation being removed from register
Author: 0 Malaysia: Companies behind N.Korean spy operation being removed from register

However, he said, the police were aware of the existence of two companies - International Global System and International Golden Services - allegedly connected to "Glocom". It said Malaysia had not responded to its query. Khalid said Bukit Aman constantly monitored and took preemptive measures to ensure that Malaysia is not used for activities detrimental to national security.

Global Media Trump's vetting of immigrants serves to protect country
Author: 0 Trump's vetting of immigrants serves to protect country

A path to citizenship for those in the country illegally would not be part of Trump's vision for this deal, with the possible exception of "Dreamers" - those brought into the USA illegally as children. Ultimately, it's hard to tell where Trump stands on this or any issue as his rhetoric is ever-changing and tends to reflect whatever room he is standing in at a given moment.

Global Media Police deny Jong-nam's next-of-kin have arrived in M'sia
Author: 0 Police deny Jong-nam's next-of-kin have arrived in M'sia

Apandi told the Associated Press that the North Korean citizen now detained in connection with the killing could also face charges , depending on the outcome of the investigation. Malaysia, which had relatively cordial relations with fellow nonaligned North Korea, has implicated eight North Koreans in the attack. Authorities meant to decontaminate the airport, along with other locations visited by suspects, amid concern VX could have evaporated into the air.

Global Media Nigeria's economy slumps 1.5% in 2016
Author: 0 Nigeria's economy slumps 1.5% in 2016

Nominal GDP was N29,292,998.54 million at basic prices in the fourth quarter of 2016, which represents year on year nominal growth of 12.97 per cent. He said that was an improvement relative to the previous quarter, when the sector declined by -22.01 per cent compared to the 2015 fourth quarter figure of -8.23 per cent.

Global Media Trump wants compromise immigration bill
Author: 0 Trump wants compromise immigration bill

Charles Krauthammer said Tuesday on "Special Report" that President Trump's announcement that the time is right for immigration legislation - as long as both sides are willing to compromise - is "huge news". Um, it's publicly known that he and a bunch of other news anchors had lunch at the White House today with Trump . Accordingly, President Trump can direct strict vetting of potential immigrants from countries that may include terrorists.

Author: 0 The Die Welt correspondent is jailed in Turkey

The journalist, 43, was detained on 14 February after he reported that a hacker had obtained information from the personal account of Berat Albayrak, Turkey's energy minister and President Erdogan's son-in-law. Turkey still remains a vital partner for Germany as it seeks to stem the flow of migrants to Europe. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said news that Yucel was being held in investigative custody was "bitter and disappointing".

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.

Global Media Spicer Phone Checks Had Donald Trump Approval
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.