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Global Media Chelsea Manning Leaves Prison a Free Woman
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning Leaves Prison a Free Woman

Thank you so much, I want you to know you've been my hero since high school and I'm just so happy for you! "Whatever is ahead of me is far more important than the past", added Manning, 29. "For the first time , I can see a future for myself as Chelsea". "PVT Manning is statutorily entitled to medical care while on excess leave in an active duty status, pending final appellate review", the Army said in a statement Wednesday.

Global Media US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court
Author: 0 US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court

Capriles, who is seen as the opposition's best hope of defeating President Nicolas Maduro in elections next year, has been at the forefront of demands for a presidential recall referendum. It said the National Assembly was in contempt. Another person was killed in the ongoing clashes between anti-government demonstrators and police in Venzuela.

Global Media Nigerian University Rocked by Blasts, 1 Person Dead
Author: 0 Nigerian University Rocked by Blasts, 1 Person Dead

The post 3 suicide bombers die attempting to enter varsity - NEMA appeared first on Vanguard News. A student leader in the university, Abu Hanifa Babati, said one of the explosions occurred around a female hostel, BOT Hostel. In an attempt to enter the female hostels, they were intercepted by security operatives. Datti said that two University's security officers and two vigilantes were injured when the suicide bombers detonated their explosives strapped on them.

Author: 0 Trump Administration Upholds Iran Sanctions Waiver, Keeping Nuclear Deal Alive

Bloomberg Politics notes that even as these new sanctions were announced, the Trump administration "notified Congress that it's continuing to waive sanctions, including restrictions on oil sales, that were eased under the 2015 deal between world powers and Iran to curb its nuclear program", based on an April finding that "Iran is complying with its side of the deal".

Author: 0 Trump Administration Says It Will Launch NAFTA Renegotiation

The letter by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer formally launches a 90-day countdown before talks between the three countries can begin. He also said that while he expects tåhe agreement to be trilateral, some of the negotiations will be bilateral.

Global Media Turkey Demands US Oust 'Pro-Kurd' Envoy McGurk
Author: 0 Turkey Demands US Oust 'Pro-Kurd' Envoy McGurk

Audiovisual analysis of footage recorded at the Turkish embassy on Tuesday sheds light on the verbal commands given by Turkey's president prior to his bodyguards' attack on a group of Kurdish protesters. "We should throw their ambassador the hell out of the United States of America ", McCain told MSNBC's Morning Joe broadcast Thursday. The State Department said Wednesday that "violence is never an appropriate response to free speech, and we support the rights of people everywhere ...

Author: 0 Several injured, 1 dead after speeding vehicle drives into Times Square

NY officials immediately allay fears of terrorism by releasing information that the driver of the Honda Accord, identified as Richard Rojas, a 26-year old Navy veteran has a history of arrests for drunken driving. He said he didn't see or hear anything until people around him began screaming, then he saw why. The one fatality from Thursday's crash is 18-year-old MI tourist Alyssa Elsman, who was visiting the city with her family.

Author: 0 Hospital Trust 'remains vigilant' after cyber attack

Experts and authorities have told users, if hit, to not pay the attackers' ransom. In a statement it said: "East Kent Hospitals unaffected by yesterday's cyber attack". "They have been working I know through the night nearly to make sure patches are in place to make sure that hopefully the NHS services can get back to normal", he told BBC radio.

Global Media USA set to ban laptops on flights from Europe, reports say
Author: 0 USA set to ban laptops on flights from Europe, reports say

Back in March, DHS announced a laptop ban on US-bound flights from 10 airports in North Africa and the middle east, and the United Kingdom soon followed suit. The ban was first implemented in March, and is in place for USA flights departing 10 airports in Muslim-majority countries . The restriction was introduced in March over fears that bombs or explosive materials could be concealed on electronic devices brought onboard.

Author: 0 Nigeria's inflation declines by 0.02 %

Excluding bonuses, earnings rose by 2.1 per cent year-on-year, the weakest increase since July of last year and below expectations for a 2.2 per cent rise in a Reuters poll of economist. Maike Currie, investment director for personal investing at Fidelity International, says: 'The combination of rising prices and lacklustre wage growth is squeezing real incomes and making life more hard for consumers.

Global Media German leaders court migrants from Russia ahead of election
Author: 0 German leaders court migrants from Russia ahead of election

Macron, the fervently pro-European centrist sworn in as head of state on Sunday, in keeping with tradition made his first trip overseas to Berlin, its power couple partner at the heart of the European project. Macron appointed Philippe, a lawmaker from the moderate wing of The Republicans party, on Monday to head his first government in a move aimed at broadening his political appeal and weakening opponents before parliamentary elections in June.

Author: 0 Trump's first foreign trip has high stakes at each stop

That was before he fired his Federal Bureau of Investigation director - and the chain reaction of scandal that followed. European will make a big push to convince Trump that they are not getting credit for all the things they are doing to contribute to the alliance.

Author: 0 City removes PGT Beauregard statue, base remains

That recharged the debate over whether Confederate emblems represent racism or an honorable heritage. Protesters who want the monuments to remain in place clashed some with the Take 'Em Down Nola group that wants the monuments gone. Her spokesman Koran Addo said they're looking for the right place to house the 40-ton statue before they remove it. City Park issued a statement Tuesday evening saying that it doesn't have any information indicating that it owns the statue, rather than the city.

Global Media Palestinian hunger strikers moved to prisons with field hospitals
Author: 0 Palestinian hunger strikers moved to prisons with field hospitals

According to the IDF, riot dispersal means were used to disperse the crowd, including the firing of warning shots into the air and the use of live fire. Demonstrators burned tires and hurled rocks at Israeli security forces, who were responding with non-lethal means. An Israeli rights group suing Facebook on behalf of families of victims killed by Palestinian attackers says it will appeal the case after it was dismissed.

Author: 0 Fine Gael ministers set to bid to succeed Enda Kenny

Mr Flanagan said that Mr Varadkar is a "straight talker" who has the "capacity to reach out". When asked if he would merge the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure, he said he would be publishing a paper on his policies later in the campaign.

Author: 0 Suspect in deadly Times Square mayhem charged with murder

Elsman's father is on his way to New York City from Portage, Michigan, according to PEOPLE . Rojas' motivation was unclear but a troubled history has emerged that saw him discharged from the US Navy over disciplinary problems in 2014, following three years of service as an electrician's mate fireman apprentice.

Global Media Military unrest, gunfire paralyze city areas in Ivory Coast
Author: 0 Military unrest, gunfire paralyze city areas in Ivory Coast

In a statement on Sunday, Gen Touré said that numerous mutinous soldiers had listened to earlier calls for them to stand down. Most of the large column of troops spotted on Sunday evening appeared to have withdrawn, suggesting any government operation was not yet fully under way.

Global Media State Department Summons Turkish Ambassador After Bloody Brawl in DC
Author: 0 State Department Summons Turkish Ambassador After Bloody Brawl in DC

And that's what we saw playing out later that day near the Turkish embassy grounds, when otherwise peaceful protesters were set upon by Turkish government thugs. Trump, please say no to Erdogan", when Turkish security staff "just attacked us". The video then shows Erdogan's bodyguard standing up outside of the vehicle before appearing to relay commands to another man closer to the protests unfolding on the street outside the embassy.

Author: 0 Donald Trump Threatens James Comey, Implies He Taped Conversations

Officials had assumed the move would be a "win-win" and would not cause a "political explosion", as both Republicans and Democrats have publicly criticized Comey, according to reports from Politico and CNN's Dana Bash . - Adam Lee, special agent in charge of the FBI's office in Richmond, Virginia. Mr Garcia is a former NY prosecutor and Ms Fisher was an assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's criminal division.

Author: 0 If it joins OBOR, India will have very small role to play

Taking its protest over the China's controversial China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that is traversing through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), India on 14 May 2017 boycotted China's high-profile Belt and Road (B&R) Forum. "On Saturday, Pakistan and China inked new deals worth almost $500 million, covering airport, sea port and highway construction". "We should foster a vision of common, comprehensive, cooperative and sustainable security", said Xi.

Author: 0 Comey memo may prove to be a smoking gun for Trump

Do you think Vladimir Putin should release the Russian transcript of the controversial meeting between Donald Trump and Sergey Lavrov? Comey's intent was to document what he perceived to be the president's improper efforts to influence the investigation, the sources said.

Global Media North Korea claims new missile can carry
Author: 0 North Korea claims new missile can carry "large" nuke

North Korea launched another ballistic missile on Sunday , which it said was aimed at verifying the capability to carry a "large-scale heavy nuclear warhead", the latest in a series of tests that has increasingly alarmed its neighbors and raised tensions with the United States.

Author: 0 U.S. Treasury sanctions Iranians, Chinese for supporting Assad

The U.S. paired the announcement with new, unrelated sanctions that go after Iran for a ballistic missiles program that Washington fears could target U.S. Under the terms of the 2015 deal, the previous USA administration of president Barack Obama agreed to waive sanctions on Iran's nuclear program in return for controls to prevent its developing a bomb.

Author: 0 Trump slams Comey, once more dismisses Russian Federation probe as "witch hunt"

I think it divides the country, I think we have a very divided country because of that and many other things. Rosenstein named former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate the baseless allegations of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation to interfere in the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Chelsea Manning's First Tweet After Release

Manning was released from United States Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth in Kansas around 3 a.m. ET, Lt. Col. Jennifer Johnson told CNN . Manning, 29, was originally sentenced to 35 years but had her sentence commuted by then-president Barack Obama in January 2016.

Author: 0 Joe Biden to serve as keynote speaker for Buffett Cancer Center dedication

Biden, who by the next Presidential election be almost 78 years old, emphasized that his focus right now is on "putting his family back together" after he lost his son Beau to brain cancer in 2016. "The public is sick of it.This fever has to break", Biden said. If Biden is shopping for slogan ideas, we like the sound of Make America Sane Again.

Author: 0 Trump says he did not ask Comey to end investigation

As the world learned that Trump suddenly fired his FBI director, as the world learned the president told state secrets to the Russians, as the world learned that the fired FBI director said the president asked him to drop the FBI's investigation into one of the president's allies, the vast majority of Republicans in Congress didn't budge.

Author: 0 Pakistan to form new team of lawyers in Jadhav case: Aziz

Buoyed by India's victory at the World Court in Jadhav case, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday launched a scathing attack on Pakistan saying the verdict is an indictment of "mockery" that exists in that country in the name of judicial system.

Author: 0 Lib Dems call for overhaul of waste taxes

The Lib Dems' penny on income tax would fund a £6.3 billion boost in spending on NHS and social care. Former Lib Dem resource minster Dan Rogerson is attempting to regain the North Cornwall constituency after losing his seat to the Conservatives in the 2015 General Election .

Global Media Trump denies asking Comey to drop probe, decries 'witch hunt'
Author: 0 Trump denies asking Comey to drop probe, decries 'witch hunt'

The appointment was a concession by the Trump administration, which had resisted calls from Democrats to turn the investigation over to outside counsel. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said Rosenstein was generally careful in his meeting with senators but for the revelation, which contradicts the White House's original explanation for the firing.

Author: 0 US House speaker calls for caution, 'facts' on Trump crises

The White House also strongly denied the claims in the Times . Putin, who still hopes Moscow can fix battered ties with the United States despite a deepening political scandal in the United States related to Trump's purported Russian Federation ties, said Moscow had rated Lavrov's meeting with Trump highly.

Author: 0 Will Rouhani lose elections?

There are five candidates remaining following Qalibaf's withdrawal, including Vice President Eshagh Jahangiri, who supports Rouhani and whose candidacy has been aimed at uniting forces behind him, and fellow reformer Mostafa Hashemi-Taba, a former industry minister.

Author: 0 Trump denies telling Comey to back off Flynn investigation

A number of Democrats have begun floating the idea of impeaching Trump in the wake of revelations that he asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop an investigation into his former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. He can take care of himself", the Colombian president said. The day after the Department of Justice appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to the congressional investigations into Democrats' claims of Russian interference in U.S.

Author: 0 US extends Iran nuke sanctions relief, adds other sanctions

The move to extend the sanctions relief in the meantime was another indication Trump may be laying the groundwork to let the deal stand. The actions, set to take place on Wednesday, represent a significantly more aggressive approach to Iran than under the Obama administration but stop short of an all-out abandonment of the 2015 nuclear deal signed by Iran and world powers including the United States and Russian Federation.

Global Media Trump cancels Israel fortress speech over helicopter landing restrictions
Author: 0 Trump cancels Israel fortress speech over helicopter landing restrictions

Former presidents who gave made visits, including Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, have landed helicopters at the base of the historic site and taken the cable vehicle up. The former president and Netanyahu had a fraught relationship during his term because of stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. "Well Masada was too hot, so we found a great spot instead for POTUS", Eitan Weiss, deputy spokesperson for the Israeli Foreign Ministry tweeted, appearing to mock the reason for the cancellation.

Global Media Israeli spies upset by Trump intel-sharing with Russia
Author: 0 Israeli spies upset by Trump intel-sharing with Russia

A senior White House official said Trump decided "not to immediately move the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem", Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday. According to BuzzFeed News , the Israeli officials say "their worst fears" have been confirmed . The front of the US embassy is seen in Tel Aviv, Israel January 20, 2017.

Author: 0 Trump is actually trying to renegotiate NAFTA

Still, Lighthizer said reforming the trade agreement fulfilled one of Trump's "key promises to the American people". After threatening to withdraw from the 1994 agreement entirely last month, Trump reconsidered in favor a re-negotiation but said he'll terminate America's involvement if talks don't go his way.

Global Media Michael Noonan announces intention to step down as Minister for Finance
Author: 0 Michael Noonan announces intention to step down as Minister for Finance

Front runners to replace Mr Kenny as Fine Gael leader and subsequently become Prime Minister include social protection minister Leo Varadkar and housing minister Simon Coveney. Callinan said on Tuesday that one of the areas being examined was a potential exemption from European Union state aid rules, enabling Ireland to provide financial support to some companies adversely affected by Brexit.

Global Media Kapil Mishra submits three complaints to the CBI
Author: 0 Kapil Mishra submits three complaints to the CBI

AAP sources hinted that the revelations which are being planned by the party tomorrow will be targeted at the BJP. Before being taken away by police, the man claimed he is of the AAP, but party leader Sanjay Singh, however, said they had received information that Ankit Bharadwaj "is an executive member of the BJYM".

Author: 0 The white House renewed sanctions against Iran

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , as the deal is officially known, removes financial sanctions against Iran as long as the country proves it won't develop or acquire nuclear weapons. But Raisi, considered a potential successor to Khamenei, has gained ground by accusing Rouhani of not capitalizing on the agreement and, by extension, blaming him for the deepening poverty and rising unemployment afflicting a country that is awash with oil deals since nuclear sanctions were lifted.

Author: 0 Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous

The time line to get a deal done is narrow too. It's also a way for Congress to ensure it's involved in the process. Trump has labeled NAFTA the worst trade deal in history. USA wheat industry officials say renegotiating NAFTA could bring benefits, but they urge caution. In February, the Congressional Research Service released a report on NAFTA, which found the trade agreement " did not cause the huge job losses feared by the critics or the large economic gains predicted by supporters ".

Global Media Trump denies he asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation
Author: 0 Trump denies he asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

Comey was " very unpopular with most people ", Trump said , adding that he had thought firing him would be more popular among the Democrats, who have accused the Federal Bureau of Investigation director of helping Hillary Clinton lose the 2016 presidential election.

Global Media Everything we know so far about driver in deadly Times Square crash
Author: 0 Everything we know so far about driver in deadly Times Square crash

According to the New York Post , Elsman was visiting New York City with her family, and was with her 13-year-old sister when the suspect plowed into them, also injuring the younger girl. In a phone interview, Wood said he was in the usual lunchtime crowd in Times Square when the man began driving down the sidewalk nearby. An arrest report from the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said Rojas yelled at an officer, "My life is over", and threatened to kill police after his release from jail.

Author: 0 Ethics Concerns Delay French Cabinet Announcement

Macron's presidency. Macron's pick for the crucial economy and finance ministry was Bruno Le Maire, a pro-European free-marketeer and a heavyweight from Philippe's The Republicans (LR) party. He had announced his intention to have a slimmed-down government of 15 ministers. They range from quirky to obscure to old-school: math genius Cedric Villani; former train and subway boss Anne-Marie Idrac; Axelle Tessandier, who created a startup in San Francisco before joining Macron's campaign; and ...

Global Media One killed, 22 injured in New York's Times Square
Author: 0 One killed, 22 injured in New York's Times Square

His most recent arrest was earlier this year for menacing. A week ago he was arrested and charged with pointing a knife at a notary, whom he accused of stealing his identity. "I'm the area all the time ", she said. "He went through a real tough time ", Ramos said, adding that he had lost contact with Rojas. One woman was covered with a bloodstained blanket following the collision, which occurred close to noon ET (1600 GMT) at the Midtown Manhattan tourist venue, a Reuters witness said.

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