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Author: 0 Tillerson: Trump-Putin Call 'Very Constructive'

US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin had a very constructive phone conversation and discussed in-detail a number of issues, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, Associated Press reported. "Trump's bromance with Putin appears to be back on track", Adrienne Watson, the deputy communications director of the Democratic National Committee, said in a statement.

Global Media Champs Elysées: French Media Releases Paris Shooter's Name
Author: 0 Champs Elysées: French Media Releases Paris Shooter's Name

During a media briefing on Friday afternoon, anti-terrorism prosecutor Francois Molins said 39-year-old Cheurfi was carrying the note when he stopped his auto at the Champs Elysees in the heart of Paris , before opening fire on a police vehicle, speculating that it likely fell out of the gunman's pocket.

Author: 0 May will defeat Corbyn in United Kingdom election: Tony Blair

British Prime Minister Theresa May and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn clashed over Brexit, the economy and security Wednesday in their final parliamentary exchange before June's general election. If you want Brexit to be used to turn Britain into a low-wage tax haven, vote Tory. However the Conservative Party said that Labour's figures were misleading as Tory councils are smaller in geographical size and tend to have more protected land.

Author: 0 Colbert's Anti-Trump Rant Prompts Social Media Backlash

Liberals scream about homophobia every single day but when Colbert goes on a homophobic rant...crickets", another added . There's also a new website, As it is wont to do in response to controversy, the internet lit up with opinions, much of it calling for the proverbial head of Colbert. Sitting on a panel on "The Fox News Specialists" on Tuesday, Karl Rove, a former senior adviser in the George W.

Author: 0 Tottenham's Pochettino eager to tighten screw on Chelsea

Mauricio Pochettino has guided his side to an incredibly successful Premier League campaign thus far, and the performances of Alli have been a major contributing factor behind their impressive season. Spurs star Dele Alli spoke to reporters in the aftermath of his side's hugely important win over Arsenal on Sunday, and opened up on the gilt edged chance that he missed during the game in the first-half, as quoted by the club's official website .

Global Media Police err in statement on Texas teen's shooting
Author: 0 Police err in statement on Texas teen's shooting

Haber said the department is still looking into the actions of the other officer who responded. A police representative for Oliver couldn't be immediately reached on Tuesday. Edwards wasn't armed when he was shot and killed. Police said the officers confronted a vehicle reversing down the street. Haber told reporters he released the mistaken information based on an account given to him by the officer and that the video recording showed the auto was moving away .

Global Media A Good Day For Local School Districts With Tax Levies
Author: 0 A Good Day For Local School Districts With Tax Levies

Warren Local School District received support for the additional levy they were asking for, with 53 percent of voters in favor of the measure. FINDLAY - Permanent renewal of a 4.9-mill levy for the Findlay schools has passed today by a large margin, according to preliminary special-election results.

Global Media Manchester derby is all about points not coaches
Author: 0 Manchester derby is all about points not coaches

Asked if Pogba and Herrera are fit, Mourinho replied yesterday: "Paul no, Ander yes". Guardiola noted City are not yet at the level of Europe's giants, with the club having won two Premier League titles since the takeover by billionaire owner Sheikh Mansour.

Global Media Women outnumber men in Canada, but not by much, 2016 census shows
Author: 0 Women outnumber men in Canada, but not by much, 2016 census shows

The figures indicate the number of Canadians who are 65 or older grew 20 per cent between 2011 and 2016, surpassing for the first time the number of children aged 14 and under. The surveyed city with the lowest proportion of seniors was Calgary, with only 11 per cent being 65 or older. - In Atlantic Canada , almost one in five people is over the age of 65, the highest proportion in the country, thanks to low fertility, low immigration and a persistent pattern of young people moving away.

Global Media The House just passed a bill that affects overtime pay
Author: 0 The House just passed a bill that affects overtime pay

Under the legislation, eligible workers would be able to choose to receive "compensatory time off" that they can use in the future instead of overtime pay when they work additional hours. "This bill would give all employers a license to demand extra hours and deny people control over their schedules". Retain all existing employee protections in current law , including the 40-hour workweek and overtime compensation accrual requirements.

Author: 0 President Trump: Andrew Jackson Could Have Prevented the Civil War

Trump went on to say President Andrew Jackson, an unrepentant slave owner, was "really angry" about the war that broke out 16 years after his death. Having a "big heart" was probably not his most recognizable character trait. The crisis, which began in 1832, was a conflict between the federal government and SC, a Southern state that would later be instrumental in the movement for secession.

Global Media Trump promotes revamped health care bill
Author: 0 Trump promotes revamped health care bill

The latest opponent was Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., who until this year chaired the House Energy and Commerce Committee and is considered a leader on health issues. But the idea that the measure could be changed in the Senate could provide some incentive for moderate Republicans to unite behind it - yet if the current bill isn't the final version, dissuade them from taking a stand for or against it just yet, hindering vote-counting efforts.

Global Media France polls: Le Pen accused of plagiarising Fillon's speech
Author: 0 France polls: Le Pen accused of plagiarising Fillon's speech

Violence broke out near a May Day march in Paris as police used tear gas and truncheons after protesters threw petrol bombs and other objects at officers. Her pledge to reclaim sovereignty from the European Union, help French workers and protect French borders has won support in rural and former industrial areas, The Telegraph reported.

Global Media North Korea's Kim Jong-un is 'pretty smart cookie'
Author: 0 North Korea's Kim Jong-un is 'pretty smart cookie'

Trump says he's not going to talk about USA military options because "we shouldn't be announcing all our moves". He added: "It is a chess game . You know it's going to be a big problem", said Mr. Pressed by Dickerson on whether he means there could be military action, Trump did not confirm, but he also did not deny. The threats come as relations between North Korea and the U.S.

Author: 0 Merkel holds talks with Putin on rare Russian Federation visit

The two had also discussed organising a meeting - their first since Mr Trump was elected - during the G20 summit in Hamburg in early July, the Kremlin said. The civil war in Syria , now in its sixth year, has become a flash point in U.S. Trump had stated that " United States is not getting along with Russian Federation at all "and relations between the countries may be at an all time low".

Author: 0 Macedonia's head seeks emergency talks after parliament riot

Correspondents from RFE/RL also came under attack inside the parliament building, along with other journalists there. The peace deal was supposed to provide Albanians with more rights, but they say that has not been realized. Zaev, 42, was later cheered by hundreds of supporters when he appeared with several lawmakers from his party outside the Social Democratic headquarters in the capital of Skopje .

Author: 0 Rajnath unhappy with CRPF, seeks report on Sukma attack

Suspected Maoists have killed 24 policemen in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, in one of the biggest attacks by the rebels in recent years. It is not yet known if the Maoists suffered any casualties. "And this is exactly what the Maoists have done this time". Malkangiri District Superintendent of Police (SP) Mitrabhanu Mohapatra said while they have sounded high alert in the border area, the whole district has been put on extra vigil and monitoring has been stepped up at all the ...

Global Media Unions, immigrant groups to march in California cities
Author: 0 Unions, immigrant groups to march in California cities

Police said they made more than two dozen arrests as a group of anarchists wearing black bandanas and ski masks grew unruly, reportedly breaking windows at businesses, setting fires on downtown streets and damaging a police auto. The 18th Annual May Day March for Workers and Immigrant Rights was to begin late in the morning, with participants walking through downtown. Thousands of union members and activists marched in the shadow of some of the biggest resorts on the Las Vegas Strip, ...

Author: 0 North Korea Confirms Third Detention of An American Citizen

The dispatch by the North's official Korean Central News Agency or KCNA, was its first official confirmation of the arrest in late April of Kim Sang-duk, who also goes by his American name, Tony Kim. Sweden has announced that it is "actively involved" in talks with North Korea concerning Kim. Two other USA citizens were sentenced past year to lengthy prison terms in the North.

Global Media FDA postpones mandatory restaurant calorie labelling yet again
Author: 0 FDA postpones mandatory restaurant calorie labelling yet again

This is the third time the rules have been delayed since they were issued in December 2014. That appeal, filed almost one month ago, stated that retailers were unable to comply with the law as it was written, that the agency had severely underestimated the amount of time and money retailers would spend complying with the final rule, and that the law placed an unfair regulatory burden on their industries.

Author: 0 Hamas Group eases stance on Israel with new policy document

Analysts will look for any softening of its language on Israel , its position on borders for a future Palestinian state, and whether it frames its struggle as more political than religious. "We see Hamas continuing to invest all of its resources not just in preparing for war with Israel, but also in educating the children of Gaza to want to destroy Israel", read a statement from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Global Media Tech firms 'must be held accountable for removing online hate speech'
Author: 0 Tech firms 'must be held accountable for removing online hate speech'

It wants social media platforms to put their money where their mouth is and pay for their indiscretions. "We have made it very clear that we will not tolerate the Internet being used as a place for terrorists to promote their vile views, or use social media platforms to weaponise the most vulnerable people in our communities", interior minister Amber Rudd said.

Global Media UNESCO to vote on Jerusalem resolution
Author: 0 UNESCO to vote on Jerusalem resolution

Dermer said he was looking forward to US Ambassador David Friedman's arrival in Israel, adding it would be "hopefully followed by the arrival of another unnamed senior US official". It rejects the idea of a "basic law" in Jerusalem , based on a 1980 Knesset law, which implies that the city is one unified whole and governed exclusively by Israel.

Global Media Philippine Congress rejects appointee who ordered mines shut
Author: 0 Philippine Congress rejects appointee who ordered mines shut

Congress's rejection of Lopez is the second dismissal of a member of Duterte's Cabinet. "Secretary Lopez had served the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) well". The Chamber of Mines said it would do its best to persuade a new minister to undo Lopez's moves in the mining sector. A campaign to ban open-pit mining and attempts to protect the environment have cost dearly for Philippine Environment Secretary Regina Lopez as lawmakers have voted for her removal under ...

Author: 0 Turkey launches airstrikes in Iraq and Syria in anti-PKK campaign

Turkey has said the strikes were conducted to prevent infiltration of Kurdish rebels, weapons, ammunition and explosives from Syria and northern Iraq into Turkey . Despite the Turkish position, Dorrian signaled the United States would continue its support for the SDF, as it would for Iraqi government troops across the border.

Global Media First glimpse of Prabhas wax statue
Author: 0 First glimpse of Prabhas wax statue

His wax statue was recreated to depict his character Amarendra Baahubali in the Baahubali blockbusters. Earlier, when the director came to know about this, he expressed his joy tweeting, "Very happy to announce that Madame Tussauds is making a wax statue of our PRABHAS ..." Other Indian actors to have their wax statue at Madame Tussauds are Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Madhuri Dixit Nene and Katrina Kaif.

Global Media China launches its first fully indigenous aircraft carrier
Author: 0 China launches its first fully indigenous aircraft carrier

After a few years of testing and training, the new aircraft carrier is projected to enter full service in 2020. It has a ski jump-style deck for taking off and a conventional oil-fuelled steam turbine power plant. Other ships built or under construction include a new type of supply vessel, as well as four cruisers suited for escorting a carrier, Mr Erickson said.

Author: 0 New Zealand regulators reject news giants' merger bid

An appeal for judicial review can be lodged to the High Court within 20 days, but Hywood appeared to indicate that Fairfax would begin immediately to shrink its New Zealand operations, which the struggling ASX-listed publisher has made clear it wants to quit.

Global Media Movie ticket rates capped at Rs 200 in Karnataka
Author: 0 Movie ticket rates capped at Rs 200 in Karnataka

The announcement came after a 14-member committee headed by SV Rajendra Singh Babu submitted a report to the Karnataka government in August a year ago, suggesting a cap on multiplex ticket prices at Rs 120. States like Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra already have such restrictions. The move, announced in the state budget, aims to ensure that multiplexes and theatres don't exploit movie buffs by charging exorbitant rates.

Author: 0 Trump vows 'we will confront anti-Semitism' at Holocaust memorial ceremony

In a speech marking Holocaust Remembrance Day , Trump also pledged that as president of the United States he will "always stand with the Jewish people". Speaking to a crowd inside the Capitol building in Washington , DC that included Nazi death camp survivors and World War II veterans, Trump declared that the denial of the Holocaust was "one of many forms of unsafe antisemitism".

Author: 0 Trump Starts Expelling Michelle Obama's School Lunch Rules

As for milk , 1 percent chocolate milk is now back on the menu at school breakfasts and lunches, the USDA said . "The latest moment of risky deregulation happened yesterday as U.S. Groups who support the nutrition standards said they were disapointed in the changes. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) will roll back some school meal standards that were put in place by the previous administration in their bid to make the school meals more palatable.

Author: 0 The Texans select Deshaun Watson at No. 12 in NFL Draft

Then, rather than selecting again at 12, they moved down and acquired ample draft capital. Also, the Texans are in an easy division in the AFC South which helps a lot. The Texans selected Watson in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, 12th overall. The Browns already owned the Texans' second-round pick next year because of the trade for Brock Osweiler .

Global Media Two arrested for sharing morphed pic of PM Modi on WhatsApp
Author: 0 Two arrested for sharing morphed pic of PM Modi on WhatsApp

In 2015, Whatsapp Admins from Latur, Maharashtra were arrested due to sharing some objectionable content, making it the first such arrest. Mr Naik is an autorickshaw driver. This means that the recent arrest of Whatsapp Admin Krishna Sanna Thamma Naik is against Delhi HC judgement. A day after the photograph was posted another member of the group, Anand took objection to the same.

Global Media Trump would be 'honored' to meet N.Korea's Kim, if conditions right
Author: 0 Trump would be 'honored' to meet N.Korea's Kim, if conditions right

North Korea said the bombers conducted " a nuclear bomb dropping drill against major objects " in its territory at a time when Trump and "other United States warmongers are crying out for making a preemptive nuclear strike" on the North. " If it would be appropriate for me to meet with him, I would absolutely, I would be honored to do it ", Trump told Bloomberg News Monday in an interview.

Global Media UN envoy heading to cease-fire talks in Kazakhstan this week
Author: 0 UN envoy heading to cease-fire talks in Kazakhstan this week

A Syrian opposition official says a Russian proposal for safe zones can not be accepted in its current form and that armed rebel groups have questions about it. Russia, a close ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad, is also reportedly circulating a proposal for safe zones. "It is very good that we have the chance to meet and talk about the key issues of bilateral cooperation and the main global problems including ones as serious as the Syrian crisis", Putin said.

Global Media Trump to mark his first 100 days with a rally in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Trump to mark his first 100 days with a rally in Pennsylvania

It denies Trump funding for his oft-promised wall along the U.S. -Mexico border but gives him a down payment on his request to strengthen the military and money for border security measures. They just announced fantastic profits, all because of what has happened in this rather short period of time , Trump said. White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told ABC News in a February interview that Trump isn't a "president that was elected to spend his time with ...

Global Media North Korea carried out ballistic missile test but failed
Author: 0 North Korea carried out ballistic missile test but failed

Tensions in the Korean Peninsula have increased lately as North Korea continues its nuclear advancements in retaliation to U.S. President Trump discussed North Korea's missiles on CBS News' " Face the Nation " Sunday, April 30. "I don't know", Trump replies. Trump spoke to Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday about North Korea and his outreach to regional leaders aims to get "everyone in line backing up a plan of action" if the situation in North Korea deteriorates, Priebus ...

Global Media North Korea 'disrespected' China with missile test Trump
Author: 0 North Korea 'disrespected' China with missile test Trump

It is not clear what has caused the series of failed missile tests since then. The Trump administration could respond to North Korea's latest failed missile test by speeding up its plans for new U.S. In a show of force, the United States is sending the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group to waters off the Korean peninsula, where it will join the USS Michigan, a nuclear submarine that docked in South Korea on Tuesday.

Author: 0 LGBTQ advocates reintroduce Equality Act in Congress

Proponents point out that even though same-sex marriage is now legal in all 50 states, in most USA states a couple who gets married at 10 am remains at risk of being fired from their jobs by noon and evicted from their home by 2 pm simply for posting their wedding photos on Facebook .

Author: 0 Libyan premier, rival general in UAE for 'mediation' talks

Al-Sarraj's unity government, created after United Nations mediation more than a year ago, has lacked effective control over the country. The United Arab Emirates voiced optimism a political settlement could be reached in Libya after it hosted rare talks on Tuesday between its strongman ally and the internationally recognised premier.

Author: 0 Modi raises visa issue with Australian PM Turnbull

A pedestrian looks at a newspaper headline regarding US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in central Sydney, February 3, 2017. "A deal is a deal", Australian officials said at the time. The newspaper pointed out that Trump already annoyed Australia by phone call sharply with Turnbull and seemed to deny the historical role of Australia as a friend is always given more than it gets.

Author: 0 Pro-Life Group: Politicians Promote 'Virtually Non-Existent' Planned Parenthood Services

The closure left a gap of abortion services between Austin and Dallas-Fort Worth, and Planned Parenthood clinics haven't seen a corresponding increase in numbers. Trump's takeaway - the proposal that the organization divide its interests - only seemed to demonstrate a persistent misunderstanding of how Planned Parenthood gets its funding.

Global Media Coast Guard rescues kayaker off ME coast
Author: 0 Coast Guard rescues kayaker off ME coast

The Coast Guard says no one was injured. The last of which will be a huge asset to the Coast Guard in a variety of missions. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from Plaquemine's Parish Sheriff's Office at 9:56 p.m.

Author: 0 2 killed amid massive anti-government marches in Venezuela

By several media accounts , hundreds of thousands of anti-Maduro demonstrators flooded city streets to protest bread scarcity , ballooning inflation - which several estimates peg at triple digits - and what they see as an increasingly dictatorial regime.

Global Media WestJet orders longer-range Boeings as part of wider expansion plans
Author: 0 WestJet orders longer-range Boeings as part of wider expansion plans

Artistic rendering of what WestJet's Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft would look like. WestJet's order means Canada's two biggest airlines will fly the 787, with Air Canada operating 24 Dreamliners at the end of a year ago. The purchase would be valued at as much as $5.4 billion based on list prices, though discounts are typical in the industry. As part of this new deal, WestJet is converting 15 Boeing 737 MAX firm orders that are to delivered between 2019 and 2021, with options ...

Global Media Afghan Taliban Announce Spring Offensive, 2 US Troops Killed in Fighting ISIS
Author: 0 Afghan Taliban Announce Spring Offensive, 2 US Troops Killed in Fighting ISIS

It is also where the United States dropped one of its most powerful bombs earlier this month, killing close to 100 ISIS fighters, according to Afghan officials. Mattis warned that 2017 would be " another tough year " for Afghan security forces, but would not be drawn on recent calls by the USA commander of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in the country, General John Nicholson for "a few thousand" more troops to break the insurgency.