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Global Media Iraq, US in Talks to Keep American Troops After ISIS Fight
Author: 0 Iraq, US in Talks to Keep American Troops After ISIS Fight

Around half a million people died in Iraq from war-related causes during the US-led intervention between 2003 and mid-2011, according to a study published in 2013. Trump was critical of the 2011 USA troop withdrawal during his campaign, largely blaming Obama for the rise of Islamic State. "We scan, we take a look, we make sure", Browning said.

Author: 0 2 die in shooting at Dallas-area college

At 11:43 a.m. Wednesday, the Dallas County Community College alert system sent warnings via social media for everyone on campus to go to the nearest room and lock-down. Nasrin Nanbakhsh said the woman was sitting in a chair when the gunman approached her and fired. One witness, a foreign student named Tariq from Iraq, tells WFAA-TV he was in a classroom when he heard three shots.

Global Media France's Macron campaign emails appear to be leaked online
Author: 0 France's Macron campaign emails appear to be leaked online

It noted that the release came "in the last hour of the official campaign" and that it is "clearly a matter of democratic destabilisation, like that seen during the last presidential campaign in the United States". On Sunday, the country will choose between Macron, a centrist who is now leading in the polls, and Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who boasts the support of both U.S.

Global Media CBS, NBC also refuse to air Trump advertisement
Author: 0 CBS, NBC also refuse to air Trump advertisement

A statement on Trump's 2020 reelection campaign website claims "the mainstream TV networks have blocked the ad from running, including CNN, ABC, CBS, and NBC". Lara Trump states that the ad celebrates Donald Trump's achievements in his first 100 days. Trump has repeatedly lambasted the mainstream media even as he provides extensive and in-depth interview opportunities to numerous same outlets.

Global Media May The Fourth Be With You On National Star Wars Day
Author: 0 May The Fourth Be With You On National Star Wars Day

In October of 2012, Disney purchased Lucasfilm, creators of the " Star Wars " saga. "I'm a Star Wars fans as much as I'm a star in it". Thursday is the second-biggest day of the year for " Star Wars " fans. Coming around to books, Aftermath: Star Wars got the most downloads, followed by The Force Awakens , Star Wars : Darth Vader Volume 1 - Vader, Lords of the Sith: Star Wars , and finally, Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel.

Author: 0 Israel summons Sweden's ambassador over support for UNESCO vote

The resolution also criticised Israel's actions in Gaza and Bethlehem. Israel's President Reuven Rivlin called on foreign ambassadors to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The resolution was approved despite Israel's intense attempts to exert pressure on members of the United Nations body to vote against it. Speaking at a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Netanyahu said, "UNESCO again accepted an absurd resolution yesterday about the status of Jerusalem ", warning that what he ...

Global Media N Korea issues direct criticism of China amid nuke dispute
Author: 0 N Korea issues direct criticism of China amid nuke dispute

North Korea frequently lambasts the United States and South Korea, but this accusation is unusual in its details. The chemical attack was due to be carried out during a public parade. Terrorism is a common enemy to all people, the North Korean government said. It comes amid high tensions in the region. Kim visited military detachments on two islets controlled by North Korea, while forming a strategy against the "South Korean puppet army", state media reported on Friday.

Global Media Italian PM, Emmanuel Macron set to join hands for Europe's development
Author: 0 Italian PM, Emmanuel Macron set to join hands for Europe's development

Mr Macron and Ms Le Pen, leader of the National Front, go head-to-head on May 7 after taking the top two places in Sunday's first round. So much so that, for the first time since the establishment of the Fifth republic, the second presidential run-off is going to be without the candidates of any traditional political party.

Global Media Pulwama bank heist: Rs. 10 lakh bounty on wanted terrorist
Author: 0 Pulwama bank heist: Rs. 10 lakh bounty on wanted terrorist

The two robberies were said to have taken place within a span of two hours. "Only cash transactions of such branches are being carried out at other branches at the moment". On Tuesday, unidentified gunmen barged into the Yaripora branch of the same bank and took away Rs 65,000. Of the eight, seven bank robberies have been place in South Kashmir and one in Central Kashmir's Budgam district.

Author: 0 Athletics: Kipchoge narrowly misses 2-hour marathon attetmpt

Saturdays race was sponsored by Nike and involved just three competitors including Kipchoge . The three elite runners started at 5:45am on the 2.4km loop around portions of the Autodromo Nazionale track, home to Formula One's Italian Grand Prix.

Author: 0 'Slum Pope' and Billionaire US President to Meet May 24

Trump is expected visit Saudi Arabia, Israel and Vatican on first foreign trip as U.S. president. Senior administration officials said Trump will meet with Pope Francis during his visit to Vatican City on May 24. The announcement follows Trump's meeting on Wednesday with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and his optimistic pledge to mediate peace efforts between the Israelis and the Palestinians.

Author: 0 Trump vows to combat Holocaust denial

The president, who campaigned on a promise to stand firm in support of Israel, called the country an "eternal monument to the undying strength of the Jewish people" and continued a promise of friendship of support. "She saw a auto coming towards her", Trump said . The event was sponsored by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in honor of the 8-day National Commemoration of the Days of Remembrance, which was officiated by the U.S.

Global Media Workers boo Marine Le Pen as she visits Paris food market
Author: 0 Workers boo Marine Le Pen as she visits Paris food market

Hollande on Monday urged voters to reject Le Pen, warning of the "risk for our country" of a far-right victory and said he himself would vote for Macron, who served as his economy minister for two years. Despite this, it seems she hasn't fully been able to reform the party's image. "He criticised French culture", Florian Philippot, deputy leader of Ms Le Pen's National Front, told BFM TV.

Global Media Relative calm prevails in Syria after safe zones implemented
Author: 0 Relative calm prevails in Syria after safe zones implemented

It began coming into effect at midnight (2100 GMT Friday), according to Russian Federation, but cosponsors have until June 4 to finalise the zones' borders. The checkpoints and observation posts will ensure free movement of unarmed civilians and humanitarian aid and will facilitate economic activities, he said.

Global Media Tribune-Star Editorial: Health care battle far from over
Author: 0 Tribune-Star Editorial: Health care battle far from over

Instead of the Obamacare subsidies that are tied to income and premiums, the GOP plan would provide Americans with refundable tax credits based mainly on age to purchase health insurance. "Why don't we say take repeal off the table and get Democrats and Republicans in the same room for weeks or months if necessary or longer and let's work on improvements to the bill?" Meanwhile, Democrats warned that repealing and replacing ObamaCare will leave Americans worse off.

Author: 0 Senate wary on 'Obamacare' repeal, bumpy path ahead

President Donald Trump won his first big legislative victory as the House passed the American Health Care Act, effectively repealing Obamacare if it passes the Senate. Republican Donald Trump vowed to "repeal and replace Obamacare", calling it a "disaster", and was narrowly elected United States president. There are still many hurdles facing the new bill in the Senate.

Global Media French Presidential Elections: Hitting Below the Belt
Author: 0 French Presidential Elections: Hitting Below the Belt

She told French TV she wanted to be above party politics, saying: "Tonight, I am no longer the president of the National Front". Political leaders from France's two shell-shocked mainstream parties on the right and left have endorsed Macron, including the unpopular outgoing Socialist President Francois Hollande and defeated conservative candidate Francois Fillon.

Author: 0 Macron campaign victim of 'massive' hack

After ditching France's traditional left-right parties in a first-round election, voters are now choosing between Macron's business-friendly, pro-European vision and Le Pen's protectionist, closed-borders view that resonates with workers left behind by globalization.

Author: 0 UNESCO Approves Resolution Denying Israeli Claims to Jerusalem

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered in December that $6 million be deducted from the budget when the U.N. Security Council passed Resolution 2334. The resolution, passed on Tuesday at the United Nations organisation's Paris headquarters, denounced actions taken by "Israel, the occupying power.to alter the character and status of the holy city of Jerusalem ".

Author: 0 White House disputes Democrat claim of win on budget

Congressmen Fred Upton of MI and Billy Long of Missouri made their announcement to reporters at the White House after meeting with Trump Wednesday. Republicans praised $15 billion in additional Pentagon spending obtained by Trump , as well as $1.5 billion in emergency spending for border security, though not for the wall he has vowed to build along the US-Mexico border to deter illegal immigration.

Global Media Trump says he'd consider increasing the gas tax
Author: 0 Trump says he'd consider increasing the gas tax

But previous efforts failed amid opposition spurred in part by a pledge not to raise taxes from Grover Norquist's Americans for Tax Reform that many lawmakers signed. The largest personal deductions allowed for in the USA tax code, with their annual costs in billions of dollars and Trump's proposal to maintain or eliminate the deduction.

Author: 0 Kentucky Derby Field: 5. Always Dreaming

Always Dreaming is one of the 2017 Kentucky Derby Contenders. This annual event sets aside more popular sports over classic horse racing, which features a mad two-minute dash across the dirt track at Churchill Downs in Louisville. But if it were to come up a wet track, I'm just as curious as everybody to see how my horse would handle that. That Hall of Fame trainer won the Derby twice.

Author: 0 US says 2 service members wounded in Somalia

The Trump administration has been planning to step up military operations in Somalia as terrorist groups - namely, al Shabab and ISIS - continue to expand their footprint in the country, according to Al Jazeera . The intervention became a symbol of the perils of US interventions when two helicopters were downed in Mogadishu and the bodies of American service members were dragged through the streets.

Author: 0 Let Me Help Palestinians Sign Final Agreement With Israel, Trump Tells Abbas

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump predicted an Israeli-Palestinian agreement might be "not as hard as people have thought" in a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday, but failed to mention what has been a key component to a deal ― a separate Palestinian state.

Author: 0 Give our citizens their rights or no trade talks — European Union tells May

Such strains spilled into the open last week after German Chancellor Angela Merkel underlined that the United Kingdom was suffering from risky "illusions" about its negotiating leverage. Ireland was given special attention in the European Union guidelines, with the Good Friday Agreement and the issue of a hard border being mentioned.

Author: 0 Trump Says Social Media Helps Him to 'Circumvent' Fake Media

United States president Donald Trump has hailed ties between America and Australia, following a meeting with the country's prime minister Malcolm Turnbull. 'What works in Australia may not work in the United States'. The US president had abruptly hung up the call with the Australian premier after merely 25 minutes, rather than an hour the call was supposed to last.

Author: 0 AAP in huddle; Kejriwal asks councillors 'not to betray party'

Unable to accept its defeat, the AAP has alleged widespread tampering of EVMs in favour of the BJP. BJP President Amit Shah, who is in West Bengal, said the election results, coming close on the heels of the party's successes in the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, have taken forward the "Modi and BJP juggernaut".

Author: 0 French election commission probes Macron hacking attack

The cyber attack came after repeated allegations of Russian interference in elections across Europe and the USA, with Mr Macron previously targeting state media including Russia Today and Sputnik for spreading "fake news" to damage his campaign.

Author: 0 Iran Raps Air Raid on Iraqi Civilians in Mosul

Abadi moderated his comments saying that the only USA troops who should remain would provide training assistance to the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) to maintain "full readiness" in case of "future security challenges". Talks on keeping U.S. forces in Iraq after the fight against IS involve U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Iraqi officials over "what the long-term U.S.

Author: 0 Relative calm in Syrian safe zones after deal implemented

The main Syrian opposition body, the HNC, which includes political and armed groups, denounced the plan earlier as vague. Russia's military says the agreement setting up four de-escalation zones in Syria will go into effect at midnight. The Foreign Ministry said regime forces would continue fighting terrorists from ISIS and al Qaeda's former affiliate in Syria, al Nusra Front, according to a statement carried by the state-run Syrian Arab News Agency.

Author: 0 Tillerson Singles Out China in Trump's New Approach on North Korea

In his first meeting with Asean Foreign Ministers, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reaffirmed Washington's continued engagement with South-East Asia and efforts to address challenges in the region, specifically North Korea and the disputed South China Sea.

Global Media Relative calm in Syrian safe zones
Author: 0 Relative calm in Syrian safe zones

The new deal was penned by Turkey , which backs the opposition, as well as Russian Federation and Iran , both supporters of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. A senior military source in Damascus said the army had noted breaches but was waiting for the zones to be fully delineated. It is home to about 690,000 civilians.

Global Media Man charged in Harlem park robbery
Author: 0 Man charged in Harlem park robbery

The woman was walking along West 146th Street in Harlem to rental accommodations. The robber, claiming to have a gun, demanded the woman's bag and then punched her when she screamed, Boyce said. "He is described as Black, 5'8" tall and 175 pounds with short dark hair. The suspect fled at the time until he was caught Friday. He was last seen wearing gray sweatpants, white sneakers and a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt.

Global Media House OKs bill to fund government through September
Author: 0 House OKs bill to fund government through September

President Donald Trump will meet with Upton and Rep. Billy Long (R-MO), another prominent "no" vote, on Wednesday, Long told CNN . USA budget director Mick Mulvaney took to the podium at the White House press room on Tuesday (May 2) with one message: President Donald Trump , and not the Democratic party, is the clear victor of the federal spending bill Congress crafted over the weekend-even though it bears little resemblance to Trump's proposed "America First" budget.

Global Media Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least two
Author: 0 Twin blasts in Philippine capital kill at least two

Based on the initial report, the first blast happened around 5:55 p.m. on Norzagaray Street, just a few steps away from Barbosa Police Community Precinct. "The other killed was the person who received the package", he said in an interview on DZRH radio. The incident could have come as part of a gang war in Manila, police added.

Author: 0 Brexit minister Davis says EU trying to bully Britain

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said that English is "loosing it's importance" and that he would slowly stop using it. "When we have a British government immediately after the United Kingdom election, we'll be very busy in engaging constructively in Article 50 negotiation for which we are ready", he added.

Global Media Spokesman: Iraqi forces launch new push in Mosul's west
Author: 0 Spokesman: Iraqi forces launch new push in Mosul's west

Last October, the Iraqi army - backed by a US -led air coalition - began a wide-ranging operation to retake Mosul from ISIL, which the terrorist group overran in mid-2014. The Mosul assault involves a 100,000-strong ground force of Iraqi government troops, members of the Kurdish Peshmerga forces and the Shia paramilitary Popular Mobilization Units (PMU).

Author: 0 Trump Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

The march is being led by a few dozen survivors from different camps, of which includes Israeli Chief Rabbi Meir Lau. According to KRQE News , the siren ritual is "the centerpiece of Israel's annual Holocaust Remembrance Day". Spicer has since apologized for the comments. On April 12, Spicer said he " let the president down " with his remarks. During the campaign, Trump tweeted a graphic attacking Hillary Clinton that was circulating online in anti-Semitic circles.

Author: 0 Blast near Damascus airport thought to be Israeli strike

The Patriot is a surface-to-air missile system and is designed, among other things, to intercept drones. Footage purporting to show the attack was circulated online by rebel-affiliated Ghouta Media Centre. "A fire broke out in the area but the cause of the explosion is still unknown", Abdulrahman said. Israel regards Hezbollah, and its key backer Iran, as its biggest threat.

Global Media Chilly But Sunny Weekend
Author: 0 Chilly But Sunny Weekend

WEDNESDAY: Partly sunny, with a high near 62. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Expect partly cloudy skies tonight with an isolated sprinkle and temperatures in the mid-50s. Saturday , it will be sunny with a high of 78, the weather service said.

Global Media Anti-Le Pen banner unfurled on Eiffel Tower
Author: 0 Anti-Le Pen banner unfurled on Eiffel Tower

Six activists then rappelled down the tower's arc. "Though security has been increased around French tourism sites, the activists managed to hang from ropes and attach a 30-metre long banner reading "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity" and "#resist" in protest at the programme of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen.

Author: 0 Women's march keeps pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

In Caracas , marchers sang the national anthem and shouted "We want elections!" She said that Maduro's bid to rewrite the constitution was off-base. Dudamel's change of heart was welcomed by many, but others said his appeal to the beleaguered president was too little, too late. The president, elected in 2013, says the crisis is a US-backed capitalist conspiracy and vows to continue his side's socialist "revolution".

Author: 0 European Union must reform or face Frexit: Macron

As protesters and police clashed in the city center, presidential candidate Marine Le Pen was basking in the support of her voters at a rally to the north of Paris. "To Jean-Luc Melenchon and those following him or equivocating, I wish to say that there is still time to choose the Republic", Cazeneuve wrote. Macron, however, promotes a political stance contrary to Le Pen's.

Author: 0 Trump says first 100 days have been exciting & productive

While health care negotiations continue to prove a challenge, negotiators reached agreement Sunday on a $1 trillion-plus spending bill that would fund the day-to-day operations of virtually every federal agency to October 1. "America is winning again, and President Trump is making America great again", the 30-second ad concludes.Trump's campaign said the ad will air on television in "major markets" throughout the country and target specific voting groups online.