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Author: 0 Militants kill five soldiers in Pakistan

Five Pakistani soldiers were killed by militants in a cross-border terrorist attack on three border posts in the country's restive northwest tribal region, the army said on Monday. Pakistan had held Afghanistan-based militant groups responsible for carrying out the attacks in Pakistan. The forces deployed on the location strongly retaliated the attack and foiled the terrorists' bid to enter in the territory.

Global Media Pentagon Has Been Waging Secret Cyberwar Against North Korea Missiles for Years
Author: 0 Pentagon Has Been Waging Secret Cyberwar Against North Korea Missiles for Years

North Korea fired four ballistic missiles nearly 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) towards the Sea of Japan early Monday morning, in what Japan's leader described as "an extremely unsafe action". The Trump White House has yet to release any statement on the launch, but U.S. State Department Acting Spokesperson Mark Toner noted that the United States "strongly condemns" the launch.

Global Media Netanyahu's priority in Russian Federation is to prevent Iranian front in Syria
Author: 0 Netanyahu's priority in Russian Federation is to prevent Iranian front in Syria

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov confirmed to Sputnik that Russian President Vladimir Putin is going to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on March 9, and with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on March 10. Israeli officials have warned against Iran's growing influence in the region. The new rules were drafted, after much debate, by Gilad Erdan, public security minister.

Global Media It's Groundhog Day! Looking ahead to a potential second 2017 Assembly Election
Author: 0 It's Groundhog Day! Looking ahead to a potential second 2017 Assembly Election

A Northern Ireland Office source last night said that while Mr Brokenshire would be "fully involved" in the talks, he did not as yet have a specified role. Some analysts believe the increase in turnout and the surge in popularity for Sinn Fein vindicated McGuinness' move and conveys the frustration that the nationalist community and more centrist unionists feel towards the DUP.

Global Media Northern Ireland holds snap vote in shadow of Brexit
Author: 0 Northern Ireland holds snap vote in shadow of Brexit

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire MP called the snap poll when Martin McGuinness resigned as Deputy First Minister , ending power-sharing. He added: "The bogeyman Sinn Féin is now so close, they can feel hot breath on their collar". "Direct rule won't change a lot in terms of Brexit". With Sinn Fein's hand strengthened more than at any other time in Northern Irish history, the party wields considerable weight at Stormont and will most likely want to flex this muscles as much as ...

Global Media United Nations urges Sri Lanka not to miss chance to advance justice, reconciliation
Author: 0 United Nations urges Sri Lanka not to miss chance to advance justice, reconciliation

The report has put forward several recommendations for the progress of justice and reconciliation in the country. "In particular, some of the complementary and supporting steps in establishing the mechanism could have already been taken, such as incorporating worldwide crimes into domestic law to allow for their prosecution, and strengthening the forensic, investigative and prosecutorial capacities in Sri Lanka".

Global Media North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles into ocean
Author: 0 North Korea fires 4 ballistic missiles into ocean

Seoul said four missiles were fired from North Pyongan province into the East Sea - its name for the Sea of Japan - and that South Korea and the United States were "closely analyzing" tracking data for further details. North Korea has denied any involvement in the murder. Seoul and Washington began annual joint military exercises last week that always infuriate Pyongyang, with the North's military warning of "merciless nuclear counter-action".

Global Media Defiant Fillon urges supporters to fight on at Paris rally
Author: 0 Defiant Fillon urges supporters to fight on at Paris rally

Instead, centrist Emmanuel Macron is consolidating his position as favourite to win a second-round head-to-head against far-right National Front candidate Marine Le Pen. Agence France-Presse earlier reported that a political committee meeting planned on Tuesday had been brought forward by a day. Polls now show he could be eliminated in the first round of the two-stage contest on April 23, leaving Le Pen and Macron to contest the May 7 runoff.

Global Media Iraqi forces close in on Mosul's main government buildings, commander says
Author: 0 Iraqi forces close in on Mosul's main government buildings, commander says

Major General Haider al-Maturi of the Federal Police Commandos Division said that Isis fighters dispatched at least six suicide vehicle bombs, which were all destroyed before reaching the troops. Defeating ISIL in Mosul would effectively wipe out the Iraqi wing of the militant group, which took over large swathes of Iraq and Syria in 2014. The number of Iraqis displaced from eastern and western Mosul since October reached 206,520, but nearly 64,000 of them returned to their homes in the ...

Global Media Jeff Sessions misled the Senate. He should resign
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions misled the Senate. He should resign

Senate office", Lewandowski told Fox News' Jeanine Pirro. His agreement to step aside from such probes "should not be interpreted as confirmation of the existence of any investigation", Sessions added. US President Donald J. Trump reacts after delivering his first address to a joint session of Congress from the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington, DC, USA, 28 February 2017.

Global Media Alabama Theater Nixes 'Beauty And The Beast' Remake Over Gay Character
Author: 0 Alabama Theater Nixes 'Beauty And The Beast' Remake Over Gay Character

Josh Gad, the actor portraying LeFou, stated in an interview with USA Today that he felt that the character's sexuality was a "little overstated", and that the character's sexuality was not explicitly spelled out in the script. On Facebook , the owners wrote, "For those that do not know Beauty and the Beast is "premiering" their first homosexual character". I mean she's been that way since she bought it", said friend Megan Garner."I don't think that Carol is aiming this toward a group ...

Global Media PM Modi says, world threatened by twin challenges of terrorism, climate change
Author: 0 PM Modi says, world threatened by twin challenges of terrorism, climate change

The roadshow culminated in a public meeting where Mr Modi targeted the Akhilesh Yadav government for "kuchh ka saath, kuchh ka vikas", and said the state government's concept of development was not an all-inclusive one. He will then proceed to Jaunpur to address an election rally, only to return and meet intellectuals of the city, party workers and then fly back to New Delhi around 9 pm.

Author: 0 Rain showers expected to give way to dry weather in LA County

New snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches possible. Monday Night A chance of snow showers before 11 p.m., then a chance of snow after 11pm. LOS ANGELES Temperatures will remain low while the chance of rain soars to as much as 70 percent Sunday , according to the National Weather Service.

Global Media Hyderabadi NRI sends 'Talaq' over WhatsApp, in-laws arrested
Author: 0 Hyderabadi NRI sends 'Talaq' over WhatsApp, in-laws arrested

Two Muslim women in Hyderabad divorced over WhatsApp and email by their husbands living in the U.S. have lodged a police complaint against their in-laws who had thrown them out of the house. Hafeez and Athiya told Ms. Noor, who is pregnant now, that she was no longer their daughter-in-law since their son Aqueel had given divorce to her through triple talaq.

Global Media Hawaii Beating Denver In Snowfall This Year
Author: 0 Hawaii Beating Denver In Snowfall This Year

Snowfall totals could amount to 6 to 10 inches , with wind gusts reaching up to 65 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. The blizzard warning is in effect until Thursday morning. Both Oahu and Kauai were under flash flood warnings. Mauna Kea has an elevation of about 14,000 feet and snow is not uncommon during the winter months.

Global Media North Korea launched 'several' missiles into sea: South Korea
Author: 0 North Korea launched 'several' missiles into sea: South Korea

A South Korean military official said the latest launch, which took place at 7.36am local time Monday, was being investigated to determine the type of the projectile used. "The latest launches of ballistic missiles clearly demonstrate evidence of a new threat from North Korea". The UN has tried to halt North Korea's testing by placing sanctions on the North, most recently imposing a cap on coal exports.

Global Media Trump supporters clash with protesters in downtown Orlando after peaceful rally
Author: 0 Trump supporters clash with protesters in downtown Orlando after peaceful rally

Berkeley police Sgt. Andrew Frankel said that the police department has been in touch with organizers and while they have not obtained a permit, they are coordinating with police. But there were also protests. When the March 4 event was announced in mid-February, it was billed as a rally in support of "free speech". "You're welcome." She said the goal of the event was to encourage the nation to unite behind the president.

Global Media Peshawar Zalmi thrash Quetta Gladiators to clinch PSL crown
Author: 0 Peshawar Zalmi thrash Quetta Gladiators to clinch PSL crown

For Peshawar Zalmi Kamran Akmal with 40 runs and Daren Sammy with 28 runs were the main scorers. After the exchange, Peshawar lost wickets at regular intervals, with Bangadeshi export Anamul Haque making just three of nine balls in a nervy innings, as they meekly surrendered the trophy.

Author: 0 Fillon gives defiant speech but can he save his presidential bid?

She said work as her husband's assistant was real and insisted that her husband should battle on until the end. An Odoxa poll released on Friday showed three quarters of respondents said the ex-premier was wrong to stick to his presidential bid despite a legal investigation, with a majority of them believing he should be replaced.

Global Media Twelve people treated for potential chemical weapons exposure in Mosul
Author: 0 Twelve people treated for potential chemical weapons exposure in Mosul

Robert Mardini, regional director for the Middle East branch of the charity, said that at least 12 people were treated in Mosul hospitals this week "showing clinical symptoms consistent with an exposure to a blistering chemical agent". "The Islamic State executed seven displaced families, which were captured by the terrorist group while they were trying to escape from Tal al-Rayan village, south of Mosul", said Colonel Khodier Saleh.

Global Media UN Calls for Inquiry into Suspected Chemical Weapon Use in Mosul
Author: 0 UN Calls for Inquiry into Suspected Chemical Weapon Use in Mosul

IS overran large areas of both countries in 2014, declaring a "caliphate" in territory it controlled, but the jihadist group has since lost ground to Iraqi forces and faced advances from different groups in Syria. "Unfortunately, there is a clear shortfall in the work of these (UN) organizations", Jassem Mohammed al-Jaff, minister for displacement and migration, said.

Global Media Civilians, IS fighters killed in west Mosul mosque strike, residents say
Author: 0 Civilians, IS fighters killed in west Mosul mosque strike, residents say

The west bank of Mosul includes the Old City, where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made his only public appearance in July 2014 and proclaimed a "caliphate" straddling Iraq and Syria. As Iraqi forces advanced on Mosul, IS is increasingly using drones to drop improvised explosive devices. The Pentagon and global monitor organizations have repeatedly stated that they expect ISIS to use some form of chemical weapon against liberating forces both in Mosul and the capital of their "caliphate", Raqqa, when ...

Global Media China cuts growth target for 2017 to 25-year low of 6.5%
Author: 0 China cuts growth target for 2017 to 25-year low of 6.5%

He said China would scrap all high-emission vehicles and pursue a three per cent cut in emissions of sulphur dioxide and nitrogen oxide - key components of the country's toxic smog. "China will also explain its proposition for improving global economic governance and its idea of building an worldwide community of share future, so as to create a sound external environment", he said.

Global Media As Governor, Mike Pence Used an AOL Email Account
Author: 0 As Governor, Mike Pence Used an AOL Email Account

Pence fully complied with IN law regarding email use and retention". The Associated Press later reported that when he was governor, Pence delayed and denied public records requests that would have included emails from his AOL account.

Global Media Kim murder thrusts North Korean embassy to center stage
Author: 0 Kim murder thrusts North Korean embassy to center stage

Earlier in the week, Malaysia demanded that North Korea formally apologize for Kang's accusations over the investigation into the February 13 killing of Kim Jong Nam at Kuala Lumpur's airport, including that "the Malaysian government had something to hide and that Malaysia has colluded with outside powers to defame" North Korea, Anifah said in a statement.

Author: 0 Fillon clings to French presidential race; party not sure

Fillon, who is to be charged this month over claims he paid British-born Penelope and their children almost 900,000 euros ($950,000) of public funds for doing little work, said he was convinced he would eventually be found not guilty. Agence France-Presse earlier reported that a political committee meeting planned on Tuesday had been brought forward by a day. Fillon is now polling third behind the far-right National Front's Marine Le Pen and 39-year-old centrist Emmanuel Macron, amid calls ...

Global Media Iraqi Forces Launch New Push Toward Mosul Old City Center
Author: 0 Iraqi Forces Launch New Push Toward Mosul Old City Center

According to a report released last November by the UK-based IHS Conflict Monitor, IS is suspected of having used chemical weapons on at least 52 occasions since 2014, with a third of those in areas around Mosul. "We were up all night trying to control the crowds". Some had fled but later returned to their homes, the organization added. "This is frightful", she said in a statement .

Global Media Yemen Strikes Not Based on Intel From January Raid
Author: 0 Yemen Strikes Not Based on Intel From January Raid

The concentrated strikes come just a month after a rare USA ground raid in the same general area. A number of civilians were among the wounded, they added. Navy Senior Chief William "Ryan" Owens died in vain. The U.S. military has said that 14 AQAP fighters were killed in the raid. The number of AQAP members has grown and estimated there are a couple thousand, a senior US official said.

Global Media Canada judge's 'a drunk can consent' ruling stirs debate
Author: 0 Canada judge's 'a drunk can consent' ruling stirs debate

On May 23, 2015 at 1:20 a.m., Halifax taxi driver Bassam Al-Rawi was found with an unconscious, intoxicated and nearly fully naked woman in his cab with his trousers partially undone. That interpretation of the law has some legal experts anxious. Still, he declared, it was impossible to know if the woman, whose blood alcohol level was around.2, had consented to sex prior to losing consciousness.

Global Media Former AG: Trump Is Right About Surveillance
Author: 0 Former AG: Trump Is Right About Surveillance

In his initial Tweet , Trump declared: "Terrible! Nothing found. This is McCarthyism! ". A supporter of President Donald Trump chants slogans during a March 4 Trump rally on Fifth Avenue near Trump Tower in New York, March 4, 2017.

Global Media Fierce gunbattle between militants, security forces in Tral
Author: 0 Fierce gunbattle between militants, security forces in Tral

The encounter was launched at 6 pm on Saturday by the Army, CRPF and police. His ancestral house was at Hyena in Tral area itself. One policeman has has been martyred in the encounter. Witnesses said that the stone throwing youth gave tough time to the forces fighting the militants. "Protests triggered near the terminal after protesters threw stones on the forces to prevent them from reaching the gunfight sight".

Author: 0 Lance Supports Established Parameters for Russia Investigation

Schiff, California Democrat. WASHINGTON ― The House Intelligence Committee will investigate ties between members of President Donald Trump's campaign team and the Russian government as part of a broader probe into Moscow's alleged interference in the 2016 election.

Global Media Downtown Apartment Fire Leaves Six Homeless
Author: 0 Downtown Apartment Fire Leaves Six Homeless

The four-story building, which had retail stores on the first floor and apartments on the remaining floors, sustained fire, smoke and water damage. Six people were displaced after a downtown apartment caught fire Friday morning, according to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue.

Global Media Iraqi forces launch fresh thrust into Mosul's old city center
Author: 0 Iraqi forces launch fresh thrust into Mosul's old city center

Iraqi forces paused their advance over the past 48 hours because of bad weather. The patients, who are being treated in hospital in nearby Irbil, are "showing clinical symptoms consistent with an exposure to a blistering chemical agent", the organisation's regional director for the Middle East, Robert Mardini, said on Friday.

Author: 0 South Sudan Army Says It Arrested Soldiers Accused of Mass Rape

Since then, humanitarian agencies and non-governmental organizations evacuated the heart of the afflicted-area, a town called Mayendit, due to the threat of resumed fighting between the Sudan Peoples Liberation Army (SPLA) and the SPLA in Opposition.

Global Media Tony Blair 'seeking to be Trump envoy to Middle East'
Author: 0 Tony Blair 'seeking to be Trump envoy to Middle East'

The weekly tabloid said Mr Blair had met Mr Kushner three times since September. A spokeswoman for the former prime minister said she would not comment on private meetings but insisted there had been no discussions about Blair working for Trump, describing the report in the Mail on Sunday as an " invention ".

Global Media US 2, El Salvador 1 | 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship Recap
Author: 0 US 2, El Salvador 1 | 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship Recap

Trusty made his first appearance of the tournament with a rare start at left back in a game the US only needed a result from to seal both a berth in the World Cup and a spot in the final. Emmanuel Sabbi gave the USA the lead in the 18 minute when he was played clean through on goal by Eryk Williamson, and he finished confidently beyond Mario Martinez in the El Salvador goal.

Global Media Ashleigh makes first singles final
Author: 0 Ashleigh makes first singles final

The Australian qualifier next faces Nao Hibino of Japan, who was equally fired up to see off Poland's Magda Linette 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the other semifinal. The 20-year-old Australian, who came back to tennis in the Australian summer after taking a hiatus to play cricket, broke Han to go up 5-3 in the first set before closing it out on her own serve with an ace.

Global Media AG Sessions Recuses Himself From Investigations Of Russian Involvement In Trump Election
Author: 0 AG Sessions Recuses Himself From Investigations Of Russian Involvement In Trump Election

Sessions, who was a senator at the time . spoke twice to Russia's US ambassador Sergey Kislyak - once in July and again in September, according to the Washington Post . But he denied trying to mislead anyone about his contacts with the Russian, saying: "That is not my intent, that is not correct". "Sessions announced his decision to recuse himself from "any existing or future investigations" regarding the 2016 presidential campaign" Thursday.

Global Media Justin Thomas has 'more on resume' now, but looks to bolster it
Author: 0 Justin Thomas has 'more on resume' now, but looks to bolster it

The Masters is just five weeks away, and Rory McIlroy says he is not thinking about it. McIlroy holed out from 156 yards for eagle on the 14th hole, part of a three-hole stretch Friday when he seized control at Chapultepec Golf Club. He has a few stories about me that I wish he didn't which can be challenging, but he's fun to be around. "I was really going out there to try and play my way back into competitive and tournament mode", McIlroy said.

Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions Recused Himself From Russia Investigations

Given that Sessions worked so closely with the Trump campaign, there have been calls for him to recuse himself from investigations that could implicate members of that campaign for some time. "And the idea that I was part of "continuing exchanges of information between the campaign and Trump surrogates and intermediaries for the Russian government" is totally false".

Author: 0 Mosul battle: New Iraqi push on IS-held city centre

British Major General Rupert Jones, who is the deputy commander of the Combined Joint Task Force said that with help from the US-led coalition Iraqi forces were more successful in eliminating militants trapped in the city. "It's a desperate situation for these people; they are being moved across the country to different areas to be housed". "The situation is a disaster", said Omar Saabr Hussein, who was among a group of western Mosul residents making their way out Thursday along a highway ...

Global Media Netherlands opposes Turkish referendum rally in Rotterdam
Author: 0 Netherlands opposes Turkish referendum rally in Rotterdam

During the call, Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu once again expressed dissatisfaction over Germany's decisions to his counterpart, Sigmar Gabriel, the sources said. "It can not go on like that", Turkey's chief diplomat said. "Then we best demonstrate most clearly the difference between us and an autocracy on its way to dictatorship when we show that freedom of opinion, freedom of assembly and, of course, press freedom applies to all", Roth said.