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Global Media North Korea warns of 'merciless' response amid drills
Author: 0 North Korea warns of 'merciless' response amid drills

Mattis "further emphasized that any attack on the United States or its allies will be defeated, and any use of nuclear weapons will be met with a response that is effective and overwhelming". The heightened prospect of USA military action in North Korea could encourage China, which fears the fallout of a military confrontation with its neighbor, to take steps Washington has long sought to choke off Pyongyang's economic lifeline.

Global Media Former ABC News employees urge strong stand against Donald Trump
Author: 0 Former ABC News employees urge strong stand against Donald Trump

Hundreds of former ABC News reporters, producers and executives are urging their former employer to take a hard stand against the White House's treatment of the press, the Associated Press reported on Wednesday. Multiple sources who attended the gathering said the press secretary went on to voice his frustration over the number of private conversations that were appearing in unflattering news stories and warned that the use of phone apps like Confide and Signal, which encrypt and delete text ...

Global Media Pakistan govt approves merger of FATA with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
Author: 0 Pakistan govt approves merger of FATA with Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa

Sources in the ruling PML-N said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had no intention to stay the reform process or the merger plan but the matter was deferred on the request of some political forces who wanted an extensive consultation with Fata elders on the reforms and merger plan.

Global Media NBC's Wins With 'Chicago-fied' Wednesday
Author: 0 NBC's Wins With 'Chicago-fied' Wednesday

ET/PT to Chicago P.D. at 9 p.m. ET/PT and finally Chicago Justice at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Reports say that apart from the crossover between " Chicago Fire " and " Chicago Justice " with "Chicago PD" season 4 episode 16, " Chicago Med " will also be included in the crossover, which will feature some of its characters in the series.

Author: 0 Turkish justice minister cancels Germany visit after address not allowed

Yucel, 43, who was detained in Istanbul on February 14 over his reports in German daily Welt about a hacker attack on the email account of Turkey's energy minister, wrote defiantly in Welt on Thursday that "even though they robbed my freedom, their interrogations and reasoning still make me laugh".

Author: 0 Trump signs bills to promote women in scientific fields

Donald Trump signed three bills , two of which aim to promote women in the STEM fields and one rescinding a rule established under former President Barack Obama blocking gun sales to some mentally ill people. From sexist attitudes and family priorities to a lack of role models, reasons abound as to why girls don't enter STEM fields and why when they do many don't enter careers in those fields.

Author: 0 Bush Stops by the Ellen Show

Laughing, Bush responded, "Yeah, it looks like it". Ellen DeGeneres gave President George W. Bush a poncho with clearer instructions. "The poncho was a problem", joked DeGeneres. "And the reason why is, is that power can be very corrupting and we need a press corp to hold politicians to account, including me". The 43rd president chatted with host Ellen DeGeneres about his interactions with Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Trump's relationship with the press.

Author: 0 Ukraine mine blast kills at least 8

Officials said the explosion triggered a cave-in . There were 172 miners working at the pit at the time. It had already been rated as a highly risky mine due to the amount of methane gas inside. Officials said Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was being briefed on the situation and had declared a day of national mourning over the disaster.

Author: 0 Asylum Seeker With Brain Tumor Granted Bond to Seek Care

They, along with Amnesty International, vehemently argued that her human rights were "being violated in ways that are shocking and outrageous". Beltran Hernandez was hospitalized for almost two weeks after collapsing last month at the Prairieland Detention Center in Alvarado, south of Fort Worth.

Author: 0 Notre Dame, FSU each place 2 on all-ACC women's hoop team

The honorary seniors stole the show from that point on. He also had three steals and ranks third in that category (1.7) but the thefts have done little to assist the league's second-worst scoring defense (77.7), which has allowed an average of 85.9 points over its last eight games.

Author: 0 Photographer won't shoot woman's delivery because 'a surgery isn't birth, my dear'

While that is bad enough, the photographer added, "If you decide to give motherhood a go from the get and have an actual birth let me know and we can schedule your session". 'This motherhood job is hard, if I were you I would think twice about starting such a job by cutting corners so early in the game'. So I give mad love to anyone who has had a C-section to those who have laid down their life for their baby to come into this world.

Author: 0 We know where THAT Lotto ticket was bought

Ken O'Toole (50) from Lucan is the Store Manager in Supervalu in Knocklyon and said there is a good chance the victor is local. Tickets expire one year after the game's drawing. The winning numbers on the outstanding ticket are 1, 3, 7, 16, 17, 37, and a bonus number of 35. That ticket was sold in SuperValu on the Abbeyleix Road in Portlaoise.

Author: 0 In final ruling, Egypt court finds Mubarak innocent in killing of protesters

In January 2016, the Court of Cassation upheld a three-year prison sentence for Mubarak and his two sons for corruption in the case known as "the presidential palaces lawsuit", for using public funds - appropriated for the maintenance of presidential palaces - to upgrade his private property.

Global Media Duterte: 'Many will still die in drug war'
Author: 0 Duterte: 'Many will still die in drug war'

But we found instead that people are being executed and framed by the police, who plant guns and drugs on the bodies. The report draws heavily on interviews in the Metro Manila area with 28 family members of victims and witnesses to police killings, as well as journalists and human- rights activists.

Global Media Voters to Democrats: Cooperate with Trump
Author: 0 Voters to Democrats: Cooperate with Trump

The American people deserve the truth about Russia's personal, political and financial grip on President Trump. Most self-described politically liberal voters, however, believe it is better for America and better for the Democratic Party to fight the president in every way possible.

Author: 0 Ruth Bader Ginsburg will not attend Trump's speech to Congress

Conservative Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas, who have not attended such speeches over the last several years, will also pass on Trump's address. "He really has an ego". The longtime liberal justice will be missing from the ranks of Supreme Court attendees at the speech Tuesday night, a spokeswoman confirmed to Bloomberg .

Author: 0 Sweden returns draft amid security worries and soldier shortage

The spokeswoman, Marinette Radebo said this group will be chosen from around 13,000 citizens born in 1999, who will be given physical and psychological examinations. "We have a system in Norway, which works, that includes both conscription and a professional organisation and that's the one we are trying to mimic".

Global Media Russian jets mistakenly bomb US-backed forces in Syria
Author: 0 Russian jets mistakenly bomb US-backed forces in Syria

A number of militants were killed and wounded in Wednesday's battle, the army said , and Syrian forces continued to chase down fleeing insurgent fighters. Large contribution to the liberation of "the pearl of the Syrian desert" was made by the Russian air task force, which delivered pinpointed airstrikes on ISIS positions.

Author: 0 Obama Officials Reportedly Left a Trail to Preserve Intel of Russian Hacking

Ryan side-stepped a question from one reporter Thursday on whether Sessions had misled the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation process, when he said he he hadn't met with Russians during the 2016 campaign. Russian Ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak hasn't commented on the reports. She said Feinberg's recommendations would be "essentially armchair quarterbacking".

Global Media Software Engineer Barred From Entry, Forced To Take Test By US Customs
Author: 0 Software Engineer Barred From Entry, Forced To Take Test By US Customs

A LinkedIn post detailing Omin's challenging experience explained that upon landing in NY after spending 24 miserable hours on a Qatar Airways flight, he was given some trouble about the short-term visa he obtained for his trip. The Andela representative, who said he was too exhausted to think, took ten minutes to answer the questions, before being told that his answers were wrong.

Author: 0 Germany arrests suspected Syrian war criminal

According to information obtained by "Spiegel Online", the Syrian asylum seeker foughtfor the terrorist al-Nusra Front, now called the Fatah al-Sham Front in 2013. The unidentified suspect was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of killing 82-year-old Gerda Krueger in her home in December. The aim of the complaint was to secure worldwide arrest warrants and to start investigations by the prosecutors' office against those responsible for crimes, said the complainants in a statement .

Author: 0 Adrian Peterson to Bucs? Vegas says maybe, fans lukewarm

Could Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr hand off the football to running back Adrian Peterson in 2017? "We will continue to have conversations with his representatives and leave our future options open while determining what is best for both parties moving forward".

Global Media Despite Huge Fine in Nigeria And Political Headwinds, MTN Rewards Investors
Author: 0 Despite Huge Fine in Nigeria And Political Headwinds, MTN Rewards Investors

The programme will ensure a well-coordinated approach throughout MTN, enabling operations to execute their mandates effectively and deliver excellence in customer experience and value propositions. MTN SA's revenue increased by 4.7% to R42 billion, fueled by an increase of 1.9% in service revenue and growth of 11.4% in data revenue. "We expect the depreciation of the naira against the dollar to negatively impact the Ebitda margin in 2017 and 2018".

Author: 0 Premier announces additional hydro relief

Those measures will cost the government $2.5 billion over three years. "We know the message is one that needs to continually be told", said Kooy, adding that Horwath's visit was appreciated by all in attendance. "The time-of-use plan was a failure", said Horwath. Wynne has already signalled that more savings will be coming for rural and northern ratepayers, who face significantly higher costs than urban customers, and Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault suggested that changes are on the way ...

Author: 0 Out to 'Save DU From Anti-Nationals': Meet the Humans of ABVP

On Monday, the ABVP held a "Tiranga march" in the campus. She alleged that she received rape and murder threats online for her campaign against the ABVP. Protesters raised slogans like "Vidyarthi Parishad lade chalo (keep fighting, ABVP), "Hindustan mein rehna hoga, Vande Mataram kehna hoga" (To live in this country, you have to say Vande Mataram), "Na Marxwad, na Naxalwad, sabse upar rashtrawad" (nationalism above Marxism and Naxalism)".

Author: 0 Five injured, several feared trapped after hospital roof in Johannesburg caves

According to Bhekisisa, the Mail & Guardian health journalism unit, Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramakgopa said two contractors, two patients and one staff member were injured. He said that after recent rains, he was anxious about the stability of the building's roof. "Large ceiling panels are missing at Ward 348 Radiation Oncology, with a huge bucket placed underneath to collect water", it said.

Global Media Kansas: Injured says gunman asked about visas first
Author: 0 Kansas: Injured says gunman asked about visas first

Kuchibhotla's body reached Hyderabad from Newark, N.J., on Monday night. The Linked-in accounts for Kuchibhotla and Madasani say that they were engineers working at GPS-maker Garmin, who had studied in India. In face of "so much hate" and "not enough love", Grillot thought it was important to care for someone "apart from your race" because "we are all humans".

Author: 0 US Attorney General Jeff Sessions denies meeting Russian officials

Before his confirmation, Sessions told senators he had no conversations with anyone in the Russian government about the 2016 election, either before or after Trump's November victory. The attorney general oversees the Department of Justice and the FBI, which is conducting an investigation into Russia's cyber attacks to influence American elections.

Global Media China latest target of IS in new propaganda video
Author: 0 China latest target of IS in new propaganda video

China has blamed exiled Uighur "separatists" for a series of violent attacks and has warned of the threat posed by returning fighters from the Middle East. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said on Wednesday he was not aware of the video and had not seen it. "We oppose any form of terrorism and proactively participate in worldwide cooperation to crack down on terrorism", said Geng.

Author: 0 South Korea, US begin annual drills as North prepares for 'merciless' counterstrike

Last year, North Korea vehemently protested the Foal Eagle-Key Resolve exercises in the spring, arguing that the drills served as a rehearsal for a preemptive strike by the U.S. Mattis warned that the use of nuclear weapons by Pyongyang would be met with an "effective and overwhelming" response. The reclusive state's Korean People's Army vowed to hit back with its "toughest counteractions" and launch a "merciless" response if just one allied shell is fired into the North's waters.

Global Media Voting gets underway in Northern Ireland
Author: 0 Voting gets underway in Northern Ireland

If post-election talks can not mend tensions between the former coalition partners then direct rule from London is on the cards. He said: "The mandates from this election need to add up to responsible partnership, reliable transparency, serious approaches to serious problems and the reaffirmation of the Good Friday Agreement - not least in the context of Brexit's uncertainties".

Global Media USA and Japan demand United Nations action on North Korea's new missile
Author: 0 USA and Japan demand United Nations action on North Korea's new missile

An internal White House review of strategy on North Korea reportedly includes the possibility of direct military action or regime change to counter the hermit kingdom's nuclear threat. Trump tweeted in January: "North Korea just stated that it is in the final stages of developing a nuclear weapon capable of reaching parts of the US".

Global Media Non-Subsidised LPG Cylinder Price Increases by Rs 86 per Cylinder
Author: 0 Non-Subsidised LPG Cylinder Price Increases by Rs 86 per Cylinder

The hike, steepest in the history, comes on back of Rs 66.5 per cylinder increase effected from February 1. The story began after that, when the list price of the LPG cylinder began dropping steadily over the subsequent one-and-a-half years, falling from Rs 610 in March 2015 to Rs 466.5 in September 2016.

Author: 0 USA commander downplays chance of big Iraq, Syria troop hike

Iraqi forces have yet to advance deep into western areas, but the fighting combined with privation and harsh ISIL rule has already pushed a growing number of civilians to flee. A tactical unit had then killed the militants in an overnight raid, Mohammadawi said, clearing the way for Rapid Response forces to reach the first of five bridges that straddle the River Tigris bisecting Mosul .

Global Media White Supremacist Group Targets Muslim Students With Bomb Threat
Author: 0 White Supremacist Group Targets Muslim Students With Bomb Threat

The letter , which some say was sent by the Council of Conservative Citizens of Canada, was alerted to Concordia University staff via e-mail, who then coordinated an evacuation of several buildings with Montreal Police. The two targeted buildings, plus a third one attached to the engineering building, were evacuated at 11:30 a.m. Concordia said it chose to evacuate to facilitate the police search and to ease concern among students and staff.

Author: 0 Trump adviser: I didn't mean to link Dems to JCC threats

Some 60 JCCs and Jewish schools have received almost 70 bomb threats since January 9, forcing the evacuation of hundreds, including preschool children, from the buildings, the JTA reported. "The president continues to condemn these and any other form of anti-Semitic and hateful acts in the strongest terms", he continued, adding that "n$3 o one in America should feel afraid to follow the religion of their choosing freely and openly".

Author: 0 Dow closes above 21000 - experts warn about euphoria

The tiny gains came after an indecisive day for US stocks that sent indexes wavering between small gains and losses. Industrial stocks and phone companies were also among the big decliners. US stocks have benefited from the Trump administration's promise of pro-business changes, but investors have become uneasy over how large and rapid those changes will be.

Global Media SA Railway Boss Collins Letsoalo Fired for Awarding Himself 350% Salary Increase
Author: 0 SA Railway Boss Collins Letsoalo Fired for Awarding Himself 350% Salary Increase

During the press conference, Letsoalo said his salary hike was approved by the board but this was not collaborated by the board. In what has become a local scandal, Letsoalo, who goes by the nickname "Mr Fix It", was employed with the task of cleaning up the corruption and waste that pervaded South Africa's railway corporation, when he was appointed PRASA CEO last July by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters .

Author: 0 Janadhikar Samiti condemns attacks on Kerala RSS cadres

Chandrawat, who is the RSS' Mahanagar Prachar Pramukh of Ujjain, sparked a political row today while addressing a public gathering in Ujjain. "When V Ramakrishnan, a RSS member was killed in Kerala way back in 1969, P Vijayan was accused number one, while one Raju Master, who is the father-in-law of the present Kerala state chief of the CPI (M) K Balakrishnan was accused number 2", he added, pointing out that however, due to poor investigation, both of them were let off by the court.

Author: 0 Brexit setback in House Of Lords

A number of Conservative rebels joined Labour, the Liberal Democrats and cross-bench peers in backing a Labour amendment to the bill that called on ministers to set out how they would protect European Union citizens within three months of Article 50 being triggered.

Author: 0 EU Parliament definitively strips Marine Le Pen of immunity

European parliamentarians have voted to waive Marine Le Pen's immunity to allow French prosecutors to investigate her for tweeting graphic images of Islamic State militant group killings. On Tuesday, she said that the legal committee vote was meant to target her political campaign. If the immunity is fully revoked, Le Pen could face a fine of €75,000 and up to three years in prison for "publishing violent images".

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