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Global Media PA refuses to pay Israel for Gaza's electricity
Author: 0 PA refuses to pay Israel for Gaza's electricity

Israel's reaction Israel has said that it believes the hunger strike is politically motivated, and that numerous prisoners have been convicted of attacking, or planning attacks against, Israel. Hamas official Ismail Rudwan reacted with fury, warning of "an explosion in the face of the Zionist occupation" and saying that anyone who had "collaborated with the occupation" would have cause for regret, whether from the PA or not.

Author: 0 Pochettino expresses Wenger admiration after Spurs end Arsenal boss' 22-year record

We have reduced the gap again with Chelsea. "We have to have great enthusiasm and great patience because I think we are having a great season but to become a fantastic season we must win", Conte said of the title. "After fifty minutes we had dominated the game, but without being capable of creating clear-cut chances, or to take any chance that we created". Cech insists finishing below Tottenham, however, is not chief among the squad's disappointments.

Global Media Two people killed during anti-government protests in Venezuela
Author: 0 Two people killed during anti-government protests in Venezuela

Maduro says the Western-backed opposition has hugely capitalized on the global slump in oil prices to try and remove him from office. Shortly after the march kicked off, state security forces fired tear gas at some pockets of protesters. Previous efforts to march there have been blocked by the National Guard. Demonstrators clash with riot police during the so-called "mother of all marches" against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas , Venezuela Apr 19, 2017.

Global Media Get Started: Brewers named Small Business Persons of 2017
Author: 0 Get Started: Brewers named Small Business Persons of 2017

National Small Business Week is here, and it will be observed locally. A small business is considered any business with less than 500 employees. The members will then throw all their resources behind helping those businesses launch. Powell said the organizations are trying to create "some next-level unity" to develop a healthy ecosystem for businesses here. In fact, over 90% of the businesses in Hawaii are small businesses.

Global Media Agriculture to roll back some standards on school meals
Author: 0 Agriculture to roll back some standards on school meals

The measure is similar to a policy rider that House Republicans inserted in this week's appropriations bill. "Certain aspects of the standards have gone too far", said Perdue, speaking at an elementary school in Virginia. School administrators also opposed the measures, saying they were concerned about the impact on school budgets. "We are allowing 1 percent flavored milk in our school lunch program".

Global Media Dems launch pro-Ossoff ad blitz in Georgia
Author: 0 Dems launch pro-Ossoff ad blitz in Georgia

Elizabeth Simas , an assistant professor of political science at the University of Houston says the runoff in Georgia was a predictable outcome. In an interview Wednesday morning, Handel said she'd welcome Trump to campaign alongside her.

Global Media EC cancels Anantnag LS bypoll
Author: 0 EC cancels Anantnag LS bypoll

Voting was scheduled for April 12, which was the postponed to May 25. Recently, MHA had reprimanded the commission for scheduling Srinagar (April 9) and Anantnag (April 12) bypolls against their advice. The by-poll to Anantnag was necessitated following the resignation of Mehbooba Mufti as the Lok Sabha member in July 2016 when she became the Chief Minister of the state.

Author: 0 Donald Trump: I would be honoured to meet Kim Jong

If North Korea carries out another nuclear test "I would not be happy", he said. The US directed an aircraft carrier-led strike group to the region as well as deployed a new anti-ballistic missile system to South Korea. According to The Independent , the website added that any us submarine would be "turned into a mass of scrap metal". "It is for this reason that North Korea intentionally destroyed the missile".

Author: 0 Le Pen and Macron hold rallies amid nationwide May Day marches

Earlier this month Le Pen was criticised for saying today's France bore no responsibility for the 1942 roundup and deportation of more than 13,000 Jews from a Paris cycling track. His opponent, Marine Le Pen , who before the second round of election had suspended the leadership of the National Front, has gone even further. The traditional May Day marches staged by France's powerful labour unions provided a useful gauge of the country's mood as it prepares to choose between Le Pen and ...

Global Media Tory election manifesto 'will include PM's Brexit pledges' to stifle rebellion
Author: 0 Tory election manifesto 'will include PM's Brexit pledges' to stifle rebellion

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has signalled its MPs will abstain in the vote and Labour and the Liberal Democrats, while accusing May of political opportunism, have welcomed the prospect of an early election . One of these is that the British electorate will prove cantankerous in the wake of three elections in three years, manifesting its discontent in a low turnout, thus making the outcome less certain and less reflective of their real wishes.

Author: 0 Police injured in clashes with Paris May Day protesters

The Ifop survey for the Journal du Dimanche highlights two key battlegrounds as centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right opponent Marine Le Pen enter a final week of campaigning - France's economy and borders. CGT leader Philippe Martinez said he "deeply disagreed" with that approach, arguing that Le Pen and Macron "are not the same thing". She warned that his pro-business policies would not create jobs but send them overseas and leave French workers hungry.

Author: 0 Joshua downs Klitschko to seal world titles

Mafe joined hundreds of Sagamu youth to watch the fight in an open air viewing event organised by the Sagamu Youth Congress, and was thrilled by both the turnout and the outcome. Others note the positive role boxing has played in dragging Joshua and others away from the wrong side of the tracks - though even the young man himself kept his mum away from the fight.

Author: 0 ASEAN leader Philippines go easy on China over sea disputes

On Sunday, three Chinese navy ships, including a guided-missile destroyer and a guided-missile frigate, were welcomed in Davao city, Duterte's southern hometown, by officials, including presidential daughter and city Mayor Sarah Duterte, military officials said.

Global Media Taliban announce spring offensive 1 week after Afghanistan massacre
Author: 0 Taliban announce spring offensive 1 week after Afghanistan massacre

Earlier this month, USA forces in Afghanistan dropped a 22,000-pound guided bomb called a GBU-43 on an Islamic State tunnel complex in Nangahar, the first use of a weapon of its kind. Although military officials say the group is far smaller than it was at its height in 2015, an estimated 600 to 800 militants located mainly in remote mountainous areas have proved to be a deadly adversary.

Author: 0 No merger until Sasikala, Dinakaran resign from AIADMK: OPS faction

Dinakaran, a nephew of Sasikala. They also extended a hand of friendship to the Panneerselvam camp. "We just want all our demands be met, including a judicial probe into Jayalalithaa's death", he said. The Panneerselvam side has demanded the outright expulsion of Sasikala and Dhinakaran from the party and the withdrawal from the Election Commission of the affidavits supporting their appointment as party general secretary and deputy general secretary respectively.

Global Media Guy in gorilla costume finishes London Marathon after 6 days
Author: 0 Guy in gorilla costume finishes London Marathon after 6 days

Harrison crossed the finish line on The Mall flanked by his two sons and beating his chest. The 41-year-old Metropolitan Police officer started at 10.34am on Sunday and crossed the finish line at 11.45am on Saturday. He said: "The first couple of days, people were giving me weird looks and a wide berth". "I don't think people really knew what I was doing at first and I got some really odd looks, but after a while people started to realise and I got lots of support from everyone I passed".

Global Media Tyson Fury says yes to heavyweight title fight with Anthony Joshua
Author: 0 Tyson Fury says yes to heavyweight title fight with Anthony Joshua

The bout was finally waved off by referee David Fields after Joshua's savage follow-up barrage following the round's second knockdown. “When you go to the trenches, thats when you find out who you really are, ” Joshua said. He also insisted that the 27-year-old champion remains "vulnerable" before, having long dismissed his points defeat by Tyson Fury in 2015 as an "off-night", saying he had no excuse this time around.

Global Media Trump signed a new executive order to 'Buy American, Hire American'
Author: 0 Trump signed a new executive order to 'Buy American, Hire American'

Under the current system, a company who is sponsoring a potential employee or current employee's H-1B petition may fill out a form to expedite the processing of that petition. After payment of an additional 1,225 US dollars in charge, USCIS responds typically in 15 calendar days, whereas standard H-1B petitions may take anywhere between three to six months to receive a judgement.

Author: 0 Australia changes work visa policy

Six legal professional classifications will no longer be available to foreign workers seeking temporary work visas in Australia after the federal government announced Tuesday that it is abolishing the 457 visa to replace it with two new visa classes.

Global Media Adelaide woman faces 25 years in Colombian prison
Author: 0 Adelaide woman faces 25 years in Colombian prison

It is also understood Mr Broadbridge, who has spoken to Ms Sainsbury on the phone every night since she was incarcerated, is concerned over what he says is false information being spread about her on social media. "She just put them straight into her suitcase". The Advertiser understands the 5.8kg of cocaine was divided across more than 15 pairs of headphones that Sainsbury was given the morning of her flight home.

Author: 0 IL lawmakers hear testimony about legal marijuana from Colorado

About two-thirds, of 65 percent, of respondents further said they believe marijuana is less unsafe than most other drugs and 53 percent said they believe alcohol is more harmful to a person's health than pot. According to CBS , the poll has seen a steady annual increase in support for legalization since as far back as 1979, during which year the figure was just 27 percent.

Global Media Will new health care bill pass? White House advisers weigh in
Author: 0 Will new health care bill pass? White House advisers weigh in

The optimism from the Trump administration comes after a failed attempt at calling a health care vote on March 24th. Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters White House officials and GOP leaders are "closer and closer" to securing the votes needed to pass a measure that would reconfigure the Obama administration's signature domestic policy achievement.

Author: 0 IDF fire rubber bullets & tear gas at supporters of Palestinian hunger-striking prisoners

Israel puts the number at about 1,100. Palestinian authority is contacting global communities and organizations to pressure Israel into giving the prisoners their rights. "All the Palestinians are united behind the prisoners in their hunger strike", Fares said. In an initial step, Abbas had reduced by one-third the salaries of tens of thousands of employees of the pre-Hamas government in Gaza who had been paid for the last decade, on condition that they stay home.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump booed after defending her father

When the panel was asked which of them considered themselves a feminist, Trump was the first to raise her hand. Ivanka continued saying that she "heard the criticism from the media and that has been perpetuated" and went on to add that "He encouraged me and enabled me to thrive".

Global Media House GOP Moves Forward on a New Compromise Addition to Health Care
Author: 0 House GOP Moves Forward on a New Compromise Addition to Health Care

It was reportedly drawn up by Tom MacArthur, co-chair of the Tuesday Group of moderate Republicans, with input from Mark Meadows, leader of the conservative House Freedom Caucus which spearheaded opposition to the party's initial bill. Eager for a victory, the White House expressed confidence Thursday that a breakthrough on the mired Republican health care bill could be achieved in the House next week.

Author: 0 North Korea ballistic missile test north of capital 'appears to have failed'

Yun Byung-se told a ministerial meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday that it should take additional punitive measures before North Korea launches more ballistic missiles or conducts a new nuclear test - not afterward. Wang put forward a familiar Chinese idea to ease tensions: North Korea suspending its nuclear and missile activities if the US and South Korea stop military exercises in the region.

Global Media Melenchon, Fillon bridge gap on top two in France election
Author: 0 Melenchon, Fillon bridge gap on top two in France election

The Guardian says Le Pen is the "closest she has ever been to the French presidency", thanks in part to her efforts to move the party past its racist and anti-Semetic past. "That's right", Oliver said. Security details protecting France's presidential candidates have been bolstered after intelligence services were said to have picked up on an imminent threat.

Author: 0 Trump repeats criticism of court that halted 1st travel ban

Hours earlier, a federal judge in California issued a preliminary injunction blocking an executive order signed by President Donald Trump that threatened to withhold funds from cities that don't comply with federal immigration law. Trump has a chance to change the balance a little, with four judicial seats now vacant within the circuit. In condemning individual judges and threatening to break up the court of appeals instead, Trump is attacking the foundations of the separation of powers ...

Global Media Arsenal still have a top-four chance, says Wenger
Author: 0 Arsenal still have a top-four chance, says Wenger

Arsenal's celebration of St Totteringham's Day, on which the fans celebrate the day that Spurs can no longer finish above them on the table will be left for another season, as Tottenham eliminated the possibility with a win. Tottenham Hotspur manager spoke glowingly of his players after their crucial 2-0 win over arch-rivals Arsenal in their English Premier League clash on Sunday, according to a statement on the club website.

Author: 0 Facing Election France's Le Pen Takes Soft Stance on Dumping Euro

A May Day march attended by thousands of people in Paris was disrupted as scores of hooded youths threw gasoline bombs at riot police in full gear, who responded with tear gas and truncheons. He said her rival, independent centrist Emmanuel Macron, "wants to dynamize the economy, but he is among those who dynamited it". Front-runner Macron became economic adviser to Hollande when he took office in 2012 and was named economy minister in 2014.

Global Media Now, Trump flips on NAFTA
Author: 0 Now, Trump flips on NAFTA

While Trump thinks a new deal on the North American Free Trade Agreement is "very possible", he tweeted Thursday that if a fair deal can not be reached, "we will then terminate NAFTA". "The president of Mexico, with whom I have a very good relationship, called me, and also the Prime Minister of Canada, with whom I have a very good relationship.

Author: 0 Macedonia faces major political crisis after violence in parliament

Scores of people were hurt in the bloody melee. SKOPJE , Macedonia (AP) - Macedonia's night of violence that saw protesters storm parliament and attack lawmakers elicited diametrically opposed reactions from world powers Friday, with Russian Federation blaming the West for meddling in the Balkan nation's internal affairs and the European Union and United States saying the events were inconsistent with democracy.

Author: 0 N.Korea vows to 'speed up' nuclear program

We have breaking news". "We're protecting. Why are we paying a billion dollars?' So I informed South Korea it would be appropriate if they paid". "I would be honored to do it", Trump told Bloomberg in an interview conducted in the Oval Office.

Author: 0 Korean missile test fails hours after United Nations meeting on nukes

The U.S. also could resume aid to North Korea once it "begins to dismantle its nuclear weapons and missile technology programs", he said. "He was a young man of 26 or 27... Sunday's interview saw the President echo comments he's made in the past: in a Thursday interview with Reuters he said Kim Jong Un's rise to power had been "a very hard thing" while stipulating that "I'm not giving him credit".

Author: 0 Leeds United planning 'new statement' on PL ambitions, despite 'strong' transfer interest

With one game remaining in the league, Leeds could still finish level on points with the London-based club should Wood's side defeat Wigan and the Londoners lose to Sheffield United on Wednesday. Radrizzani claimed Cellino, and not manager Garry Monk, was responsible for the massive recruitment drive last summer that was key to catapulting the team from mid-table to genuine promotion candidates.

Author: 0 North Korea fires missile, defying US push for new sanctions

North Korea test-fired another missile on Saturday, the latest in a drumbeat that has aroused USA fears that the regime may be close to developing an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of hitting the U.S. It seems North Korea is trying not to cross these red lines. Later, when asked at during a factory tour before a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, to mark his 100th day in office what his message on North Korea is, Trump told reporters: "You'll soon find out, won't you?" He said ...

Global Media At least three dead in Venezuela anti-government protests
Author: 0 At least three dead in Venezuela anti-government protests

The student, identified as Carlos Moreno, later died in a hospital. Others were allegedly shot by government supporters . "They don't have anything else to lose", Beatrice Alavera said. The Supreme Court's decision energized Venezuela's fractious opposition, which had been struggling to channel growing disgust with Maduro over widespread food shortages, triple-digit inflation and rampant crime.

Global Media Flood watch in effect as rains, winds continue to hit Chicago
Author: 0 Flood watch in effect as rains, winds continue to hit Chicago

Major flooding is expected since this height is well above the major flood stage set at 30 feet. At 15.5 feet, water affects IL 84 north of USA 6 in the Colona area. This weekend concrete barricades with sandbags were put in place near Eugene Field because of the area's history of flooding. The Illinois River is now above 15 feet with flood stage at 16 feet and the Mazon River was reported at 10.1 feet with action stage at 12 feet.

Author: 0 Le Pen proposes two-currency system as 'euro is dead'

French presidential election candidate for the En Marche! movement Emmanuel Macron gestures at the audience during a meeting at the Parc des Expositions in Paris, on 23 April, 2017, after the first round of the Presidential election. During his visit to the Shoah Memorial, Macron declared: "I wanted on this important memorial day to honor the memory of all those whose names are engraved on the wall".

Author: 0 Turkish President Erdogan Offers To Solve Kashmir Issue 'Once And For All'

For India, it is an unacceptable approach, given its consistent stand that the Jammu & Kashmir dispute can only be resolved bilaterally and that the involvement of any other party is not welcome. "Will hold talks with him and also address a business summit", Modi said in a tweet. We are building more than 30 million homes, developing new airports and sea ports, modernizing our railways, building highways across the country at a rapid pace.

Author: 0 SHOWCASE - Manager Pochettino says Spurs can still win title

After a goal-less first 45 minutes Dele Alli poked into the net for the home side before Harry Kane made it two from the spot after a controversial penalty decision from the referee less than three minutes later. "That is for us to be focused on now as Friday we have another important game, against West Ham", Pochettino said. Spurs have once again closed the gap to Premier League leaders Chelsea to just four points, after The Blues opened up a seven-point lead at the summit with a 3-0 at ...

Author: 0 Multiple stabbings at Texas university

One person has dead of their wounds, according to the Associated Press. Officials are asking the public to avoid the area of 21st Street and Speedway.

Author: 0 UK PM 'not in a different galaxy' over Brexit

It claimed EU Commission officials balked at Mrs May's hopes for negotiations, which include a trade deal within two years and a quick agreement to secure the status of Brits living overseas. Lib Dem leader Tim Farron said the account blew a "massive hole" in Tory arguments, and told the BBC : "It's clear this government has no clue and is taking the country towards a disastrous hard Brexit".

Author: 0 Duterte visiting United States for urgent matter

Thousands of people have been gunned down in the Philippines since Duterte took office in June, promising a harsh crackdown on narcotics. Human Rights Watch estimated earlier this year that at least 7,000 people, an average of 30 a day, had been killed by death squads since Duterte became president in what appeared a deliberate campaign of extrajudicial executions.

Author: 0 Donald Trump: Kim Jong-un A 'Smart Cookie'

South Korea says Washington has reaffirmed it will shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after US President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay for the $US1billion ($A1.3 billion) system created to defend against nuclear-armed North Korea.

Author: 0 McMaster to South Korea: US will pay for missile defense system

Dave Benham, a spokesman for the US Pacific Command. Trump said he believes China's President, Xi Jinping, has been putting pressure on North Korea over its missile and nuclear weapons programmes. It test-launched a missile on Saturday which Washington and Seoul said was unsuccessful, but which nevertheless drew widespread global condemnation.

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