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Global Media Clean chit given to Army officer in JK human shield case
Author: 0 Clean chit given to Army officer in JK human shield case

Following furore, the Army had convened a CoI on April 15, two days after an FIR was filed by J&K Police into the incident, allegedly involving a Major from 53 Rashtriya Rifles. Senior officers have reportedly termed it "one-off incident that was blown out of proportion". The video that surfaced on the social media showed vehicle leading a convoy.

Global Media Five things NOT to buy your mom this Mothers Day
Author: 0 Five things NOT to buy your mom this Mothers Day

In celebration for all that you have done, and all that you mean in our lives, here's our musical playlist to rock out on this weekend in celebration of mom. Every word that you speak, every decision that you make. Let's look at a few of the ways TV moms have changed in the Age Of All This TV. We have a very Special Bond, which only comes from God...

Author: 0 Microsoft slams the government for stockpiling software exploits

NHS Borders staff using laptops were asked to contact the trust's information management and technology service desk upon returning to work today after the weekend to have their computers checked. However, there is no clarity yet on whether access is restored upon payment of the amount demanded. This makes the attacks powerless in your organisation.

Author: 0 World Health Organization confirms second Ebola case in Congo outbreak

According to Moeti, WHO does not recommend any restriction on travel and trade to DRC based on available information. The Virus which killed over 11,000 people in 2014 was reported to have resurfaced in Congo. "On November 20, 2014, in line with WHO recommendations, the DRC Ministry of Health and WHO declared the end of the Ebola virus disease outbreak that started on August 24, 2014".

Author: 0 Trump on Israeli-Palestinian peace: 'We will get it done'

A USA official said Wednesday's meeting would also include the proposal that Abbas halt monthly payments to families of militants jailed or killed by Israel.The issue has been raised in lower-level talks, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week questioned any prospect for peace while, in his words, the Palestinians "finance murderers".

Author: 0 World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

Krishna Chinthapalli, a doctor at Britain's National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery who wrote a paper on cybersecurity for the British Medical Journal, said many British hospitals still use Windows XP software, introduced in 2001. "It was clear warnings were given to hospital trusts". The Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Co-ordination Centre, a non-profit organisation providing support for computer attacks, said 2,000 computers at 600 locations in Japan were reported affected ...

Author: 0 20-year-old shot as Israelis raid camp

Top Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat on Sunday said an apology from Israel for its past actions would go a long way toward peaceful coexistence. During recent years, Nakba Day has witnessed increasingly violent protests and clashes with IDF forces in the West Bank.

Global Media Local elections: Full list of Scottish results published
Author: 0 Local elections: Full list of Scottish results published

And a Panelbase poll of voting intentions put the Tories on 33 per cent in Scotland, still eleven points behind the SNP but 20 points ahead of Labour , suggesting the party could take as many as 11 seats from the nationalists. At first glance the SNP scored another remarkable success in last week's local elections . "The cliché is that it's a two-horse race, but it really is, and we will be leading Scotland's fightback against the SNP".

Author: 0 North Korea Celebrates Test Of New, Long-Range Missile

Moon immediately convened an emergency meeting of his national security council to discuss the launch. There are several possible interpretations of North Korea's intentions. Chinese media have become increasingly critical of North Korea in recent months, with state-sanctioned tabloid Global Times even questioning the relevance of the friendship treaty between the two countries.

Author: 0 Christy Clark remains BC premier until all votes counted

The Liberals held 47 seats in the previous legislature, the NDP had 35, the Greens one and two were held by independents. But she argues the narrative that Green voters split the vote on the left, allowing the Liberals to win, is flawed. And they voted for an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top", Horgan said. It's not easy being Green on British Columbia's political scene - especially for a party facing a hard choice in who it might back in a minority government.

Global Media SC State graduate wins Miss USA pageant
Author: 0 SC State graduate wins Miss USA pageant

Kara will now move on to represent United States of America at the Miss Universe 2017 pageant and it seems like she is all set to win a lot of hearts there as well. Others on the social media platform praised Kára for her healthcare answer and argued that feminists were being hypocritical for criticizing her. Later, McCullough, and two remaining participants were asked to explain what they consider feminism to be and whether they consider themselves feminists.

Global Media Edouard Philippe takes office as new French prime minister
Author: 0 Edouard Philippe takes office as new French prime minister

Republicans secretary general Bernard Accoyer said the move had created "ambiguity" over what political line Mr Philippe would follow. PARIS Marine Le Pen, the far-right politician who lost her bid for the French presidency a week ago, resumed her job as head of the National Front (FN) on Monday but left followers guessing as to whether she will stand in the coming parliamentary elections.

Author: 0 South Korea says North's claims on nuclear missile need analysis

North Korea said on Monday it had successfully tested a newly developed mid-to-long range missile on Sunday aimed at verifying the capability to carry a "large scale heavy nuclear warhead". They also acknowledged the importance of the role China is playing in its dealings with its North Korean ally. Choi did not elaborate on what the North's conditions are, but her comments raise the possibility of North Korea and the United States returning to negotiations for the first time since 2008, ...

Author: 0 France's new president wastes no time: names PM, sees Merkel

During the presidential election he campaigned for Alain Juppe - the former Republican prime minister was beaten by Fillon in their party's primary. Wolfgang Ischinger, chairman of the Munich Security Conference, pushed back against German politicians who have picked holes in Macron's ideas for Europe.

Author: 0 North Korea hails latest missile test as a 'breakthrough'

Outside militaries and experts will closely analyze what the North fired. The test "represents a level of performance never before seen from a North Korean missile", John Schilling, an aerospace expert, said in an analysis on the U.S. Mr Putin said nuclear tests of the type that Pyongyang had been carrying out were unacceptable, but that a peaceful solution to rising tensions on the Korean peninsula was needed.

Global Media Miss District of Columbia wins 2017 edition of Miss USA
Author: 0 Miss District of Columbia wins 2017 edition of Miss USA

So it was very unusual on Sunday night when the new Miss USA - Miss D.C. Kára McCullough, marking the second year in a row that District of Columbia won the pageant - gave a very direct answer about health care, which in turn sparked a debate on social media.

Author: 0 India's legal fight will continue against Pak: Ujjwal Nikam

Last month, Jadhav was sentenced to death by the Field General Court Martial (FGCM) for his alleged involvement in espionage and sabotage activities against Pakistan. Qureshi said that India owns Jadhav as its national and that there should be no interference on Pakistani soil. India also sought a declaration that the sentence handed out to Jadhav was in violation of the Vienna Convention.

Global Media Tehran mayor throws weight behind hardliner in Iran election
Author: 0 Tehran mayor throws weight behind hardliner in Iran election

In a May 15 statement published by Iranian media, Qalibaf said the decision was vital for the "preservation of the interests of the people, the revolution, and the country". Unofficial polls still show Mr Rouhani, a moderate cleric who has sought to improve civil liberties and rebuild ties with the West, as the front-runner.

Author: 0 Pakistan greatly values ties with Vietnam: PM Nawaz

Matt Pottinger, an adviser to US President Donald Trump and the leader of the American delegation, said Washington "welcomes" the Chinese connectivity initiative and that American companies could offer services for the project. However, China had later removed the remarks of its envoy from the transcript of his speech posted on the Chinese Embassy website. He said it must not be politicised.

Global Media Trump confused why American Civil War was fought
Author: 0 Trump confused why American Civil War was fought

But Jackson died in 1845, and the Civil War didn't begin until 16 years later, in 1861. Nonetheless, the president - who also hung a portrait of Jackson in his office - seemed determined to restate his opinion about his presidential fave and try to correct what appeared earlier to be a timeline gaffe.

Global Media Somalia says regional al-Shabab leader is killed in raid
Author: 0 Somalia says regional al-Shabab leader is killed in raid

The victim, a member of the Navy SEAL was killed and two other American service members were wounded in a raid in Somalia on Friday, the first American combat fatality there since the 1993 "Black Hawk Down" battle with Somali fighters. The U.S. Africa Command, responsible for all American military operations on the continent, said forces came under attack during an advise-and-assist mission alongside members of the Somali National Army.

Author: 0 China's Xi says Belt and Road summit reaches consensus, achieves positive outcomes

The U.S. delegation was led by the Asia director of President Donald Trump's National Security Council. Few Western heads of government made the trip. He warned that "isolation results in backwardness". Praising Xi's initiative, Putin warned that "protectionism is becoming the norm". "That said, there is still a long way to go as the Belt and Road is a long-term undertaking".

Global Media Moon to Xi: Let's Talk
Author: 0 Moon to Xi: Let's Talk

Moon was part of the liberal Roh Moo-hyun administration involved in the last inter-Korean summit of 2007, although almost a decade of conservative rule in Seoul has seen ties sour to the point of zero cooperation amid persistent North Korean nuclear and missile tests.

Author: 0 Log in, look out: Cyber chaos spreads with workweek's start

So far there has been no progress reported in efforts to determine who launched the plot. Universities and other educational institutions in China were among the hardest hit, possibly because schools tend to have old computers and be slow to update operating systems and security, said Fang Xingdong, founder of ChinaLabs, an internet strategy think tank.

Author: 0 Where does Jeremy Corbyn stand on foreign policy?

Visiting a training facility in southern England, Theresa May will say: "I said I would use Brexit to extend the protections and rights that workers enjoy, and our manifesto will deliver exactly that". Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie echoed the sentiments of Ms Sturgeon that Labour were incapable of defeating the Conservatives, but insisted his party was the main challenge to the SNP in many marginal seats.

Global Media Former Penn State fraternity pledge: There were times I thought I'd die
Author: 0 Former Penn State fraternity pledge: There were times I thought I'd die

According to prosecutors, it led these young men to engage in unspeakable inhumanity.Authorities, citing surveillance video taken in the fraternity house that night, shared a story that's devastating in its cruelty.After Piazza's initial fall, fraternity members moved him to a couch and kept an eye on him, but they waited about 12 hours before they sought emergency help, even though his injuries were apparent.

Author: 0 Nicola Sturgeon: SNP backlash claims ludicrous

It shows that the Tories could be set to unseat SNP depute leader Angus Robertson in Moray. The Scottish Conservatives under Ruth Davidson are hoping to make significant advances in the local elections ahead of the June 8 general election.

Author: 0 India's boycott of 'One Belt One Road' Project Regrettable: Chinese Media

Beginning on Saturday, leaders from dozens of countries around the globe descended upon Beijing for the giant infrastructure summit, including representatives from both North Korea and South Korea. The project could also serve Beijing's geopolitical ambitions as Washington retreats into "America First" policies. "Pursuing the Belt and Road initiative, China has no intention to form a small group detrimental to stability", as the pursuit of the initiative requires a peaceful and stable ...

Global Media Boko Haram kills six farmers in NE Nigeria
Author: 0 Boko Haram kills six farmers in NE Nigeria

She said she and her father were running to Mandara mountains for safety when they were abducted. The residents of communities mostly in some outskirts of Maiduguri have been denied the real enjoyment of the peace as the insurgents sometimes in search of food have been keeping them on their toes day and night.

Global Media U.S. should not stockpile cyber weapons, Microsoft says
Author: 0 U.S. should not stockpile cyber weapons, Microsoft says

Once opened, the ransomware encrypts a user's files and demands that $300 to $600 in Bitcoin be sent as payment to restore them. It's possible that researchers will develop a free solution that can remove the infection. "Once it gets in and starts moving across the infrastructure, there is no way to stop it", said Adam Meyers, a researcher with cyber security firm CrowdStrike.

Author: 0 Comey Should Testify in Public, Says Newt Gingrich

Mr Trump abruptly fired Mr Comey on Tuesday and later said Mr Comey was a "showboat" and "grandstander" who was not doing a good job, drawing a firestorm of criticism. Trump says Comey had told him three times he was not under investigation in the Russian Federation probe. Most top White House officials and Vice President Pence stated that the president dismissed Comey following the Justice Department's recommendation.

Author: 0 US accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies

A State Department official said that the US believes Syrian President Bashar Assad will use the crematorium to cover up mass murders at the prison complex, Reuters reported . The Syrian civil war has now claimed over 400,000 lives since it started six years ago. Sometimes as many as 70 prisoners are crammed into cells that were meant to hold five people.

Global Media U.S. defense chief voices commitment to Turkey's security
Author: 0 U.S. defense chief voices commitment to Turkey's security

Concerns were raised earlier this year that the dam could be damaged in the fighting or degraded by lack of maintenance, or that the extremists might sabotage it to flood the surrounding areas. Turkey views the YPG as the Syrian extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which has fought an insurgency in southeast Turkey since 1984 and is considered a terrorist group by the United States, Turkey and Europe.

Global Media Dem renews call to kill visa program after Kushner controversy
Author: 0 Dem renews call to kill visa program after Kushner controversy

Through what's known as the EB-5 Investor Visa Program , foreign nationals from China and elsewhere can get on a path to U.S. citizenship after investing as little as $500,000 in real estate and other projects in the U.S. "There are serious concerns held by the administration regarding the EB-5 visa program, in part because it is not being used as it was primarily intended, and in part because it poses something of a security risk to the United States", Short said.

Author: 0 Conservatives stand 20 points ahead of Labour - ICM poll

He will blame the Tories for leaving the NHS vulnerable to the ransomware cyberattack and warn another five years of Conservative rule would result in the health service being "broken up and plundered" by private firms. "We are putting an extra £10 billion into the NHS and with strong and stable leadership from Theresa May we will be able to secure the strong economy our NHS needs".

Author: 0 North Korea accuses U.S., South Korea of assassination attempt

US and South Korean agents are plotting to kill North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, North Korean state media report. According to the Ministry of State Security, American and South Korean spies coerced a North Korean citizen into carrying out the assassination attempt in return for money and supplied the would-be assassin with satellite equipment to track Kim's movement.

Global Media Sean Spicer Rebuts Report that Trump Asked Comey to Pledge His Loyalty
Author: 0 Sean Spicer Rebuts Report that Trump Asked Comey to Pledge His Loyalty

Trump has claimed that Comey told him on all three occasions that he wasn't personally under investigation. Trump began by acknowledging the FBI investigation into Clinton helped him as a presidential candidate. "That is not accurate, " McCabe said. Media captionWhat do Trump supporters think about Comey's firing? He spoke while sitting next to Henry Kissinger, President Nixon's former national security adviser, which made for a freakish optic given that some comparisons were already ...

Global Media Korea, says new South leader
Author: 0 Korea, says new South leader

Moon said in his first speech as president soon after he was sworn in on Wednesday that he would immediately begin efforts to defuse security tensions on the Korean peninsula and negotiate with Washington and Beijing to ease the THAAD row.

Author: 0 New FBI boss could be revealed next week

They are among more than a dozen candidates Trump is considering, a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials. I think loyalty to the country, loyalty to the USA, is important. Cornyn, who appears to have not interviewed yet, is the second-ranking Senate Republican and a strong defender of Trump, a president who often places a premium on loyalty.

Author: 0 Germany: Merkel challenger predicts 'long, stony road' ahead

For Martin Schulz's Social Democrats, it was a disastrous third straight loss in state elections since Germany's second-biggest party picked him as chairman and candidate for the chancellorship in January. The Green party, now the junior coalition partner to the SPD, took a massive hit, dropping down to 6.4 percent. The Green Party, which has dropped to a 15-year low in national opinion polls also fell back sharply, reaching just 6% of the vote and putting an end to the red-green coalition ...

Author: 0 Improved PHL-China relations not an abandonment of WPS claims: envoy

The move may anger Beijing , where Duterte is scheduled to meet with officials Saturday at an economic forum on China's global infrastructure initiative, known as the One Belt, One Road project. China has protested the visit last month by the Philippine defense and military chiefs to Pag-asa Island, home to Filipino soldiers and fishermen for decades, but which is also claimed by Beijing .

Author: 0 Denying Russia ties, Trump's lawyers point to secret tax returns

The letter comes amid a growing chorus of lawmakers, transparency groups, and voters asking for the release of the president's tax returns . The letter reveals that in addition to the two transactions, Trump received "immaterial" payments over 10 years from Russians for the "ordinary course sales of goods and services", such as hotel rooms, rounds of golf, or Trump-licensed products, like wine, ties or mattresses.

Author: 0 Election in Germany's most populous state could boost Merkel

According to the Infratest dimap poll, which was published last week, 64 percent of Germans consider the situation in the world to be threat for Germany, and 69 percent agree with the statement that Merkel can ensure the wellbeing of the country in such turbulent times.

Author: 0 China pledges USD124 Billion for Silk Road Project

Chinese financial institutions will be encouraged to expand their overseas Yuan fund businesses to the tune of RMB300 billion (US$43.5 billion), Xi announced during the One Belt One Road Forum over the weekend in Beijing , without giving a timetable.

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