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Global Media ISIL's Raqqa supply route severed
Author: 0 ISIL's Raqqa supply route severed

SDF made the advances against Islamic State with the help of US close-air support, and coordination between SDF and the USA -led coalition continues with the aim of isolating Raqqa, according to SDF. The SDF launched an offensive to retake Raqqa in November and is supported by coalition air strikes and a deployment of about 500 U.S. special forces operators who the Pentagon says are acting as advisers.

Global Media Child drove vehicle while mom streamed it on Facebook
Author: 0 Child drove vehicle while mom streamed it on Facebook

Police said they had calls from people who saw a Facebook live video of a child driving a vehicle. She was charged with risk of injury/impairing morals of a minor and was released from custody. Cops say the underage driver, who didn't seem to be sporting a seatbelt in the video, appeared to drive at a reasonable speed as his mother was heard offering directions.

Global Media Malaysia wants DPRK qualifier moved after travel ban
Author: 0 Malaysia wants DPRK qualifier moved after travel ban

Meanwhile, FAM secretary-general Datuk Hamidin Mohd Amin said the government's ban on North Korea travel only affected the players and the fans, not the national football administration. A decision was made after Malaysia expelled the North Korean ambassador, which forced them to admit it was "not safe for Malaysians to visit North Korea at this time".

Global Media 'Muslim Ban 2.0', critics cry as Donald Trump signs new travel ban
Author: 0 'Muslim Ban 2.0', critics cry as Donald Trump signs new travel ban

The revised order specifies that the 90-day ban on people from the six countries does not apply to those who already have valid visas. Legal permanent residents ( green card holders ) and naturalized citizens are not impacted by the order. Homeland Security assessments have cast doubt on the necessity of Trump's original order, finding few terror attacks in the us were carried out by individuals from the countries targeted by the ban.

Global Media Brexit: Government suffers second defeat in Lords
Author: 0 Brexit: Government suffers second defeat in Lords

The government said it will overturn any amendments when the bill is passed back to the House of Commons. Under this scenario Britain would leave the European Union on World Trade Organisation terms, which business organisations have warned would open a "Pandora's box" of negative economic consequences.

Author: 0 Margot Parker backs International Women's Day

Then she will promote to a matured woman who is very dedicated towards the work, gains respect and have the opportunity to choose their partner. In New Orleans, the Louisiana Socialist Network (LSN) is one of a few groups advocating for the strike, which follows other actions such as the February 17 Strike4Democracy and "A Day Without Immigrants" which shuttered several stores and restaurants around the city .

Global Media Lowey discusses anti-Semitic threats with Jewish leaders
Author: 0 Lowey discusses anti-Semitic threats with Jewish leaders

JCCs in New York , Florida, Wisconsin , and IL along with the ADL offices were hit with a new wave of bomb threats on Tuesday morning. In a sign of the growing concern about acts of hate against Jewish facilities across the country, all 100 senators sent a letter Tuesday urging "swift action" by federal law enforcement agencies to address the issue.

Global Media 900 million people in the Asia Pacific have bribed officials - watchdog
Author: 0 900 million people in the Asia Pacific have bribed officials - watchdog

When asked about bribery paid in the form of a "gift" or a "favour" to public service officers, 40 per cent of the Pakistanis who took part in the survey answered in affirmative. Transparency International pointed to corruption scandals in South Korea and Malaysia... The goal of the SDGs is to establish the priorities for development by 2030, and includes reducing all forms of bribery and corruption, among a list of other issues.

Global Media Iraqi military seizes Mosul government complex from IS
Author: 0 Iraqi military seizes Mosul government complex from IS

Iraqi government forces have captured Mosul's al-Hurriya (Freedom) Bridge over the River Tigris, Iraqi military and Kurdish sources say. Before the Battle for Mosul began in October of 2016, there were almost one and a half million civilians in living in Iraq's second most populous city and the Islamic State's last major stronghold after Raqqa.

Global Media JCC Threats: Missouri Man Arrested for Copycat Hoaxes
Author: 0 JCC Threats: Missouri Man Arrested for Copycat Hoaxes

On Wednesday night, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced it would increase assistance to Jewish community centers nationwide including offering vulnerability assessments and connect centers with training about active shooter preparedness.

Global Media WEATHER: Snowfall warning continues for Abbotsford
Author: 0 WEATHER: Snowfall warning continues for Abbotsford

Snow is expected to ease this afternoon. While the snowfall warning for Metro Vancouver has ended, it remains in place for the Fraser Valley and Howe Sound Tuesday morning. Areas affected by heavier bands of snow can expect an additional 5 to 15 cm by Monday morning. The agency says the snow could come down fast and heavy in some locations, making driving conditions hard.

Global Media Philippine police resume war on drugs
Author: 0 Philippine police resume war on drugs

Human Rights Watch, an worldwide watchdog, said last Thursday that Duterte had launched a "campaign of extrajudicial execution" and may be guilty of "crimes against humanity". "We can not turn our back in this fight because the future of succeeding generations depends on how well we fight the war on drugs today", Dela Rosa said.

Global Media India 25th In 'Best Countries' Ranking; Switzerland Takes Top Spot
Author: 0 India 25th In 'Best Countries' Ranking; Switzerland Takes Top Spot

Switzerland was one of 20 new countries evaluated this year, and therefore wasn't included in 2016's list. Meanwhile the United States saw its ranking fall sharply, with the presidential election hurting its image. Of particular note, the USA slipped from fourth spot in 2016 to seventh this year, with almost 75 percent of respondents saying they had lost respect for the country, in large part because of the toxic tone of the 2016 presidential campaign.

Global Media Iraq forces attack four jihadist-held areas in west Mosul
Author: 0 Iraq forces attack four jihadist-held areas in west Mosul

The Counter-Terrorism Service and Rapid Response are two special forces units that have led operations in the Mosul area, while the federal police are a paramilitary police unit. According to the International Organization for Migration (IOM), a Switzerland-based NGO, more than 45,000 people fled their homes in western Mosul since the beginning of the push.

Global Media Casey Anthony breaks her silence on daughter Caylee's death, life after trial
Author: 0 Casey Anthony breaks her silence on daughter Caylee's death, life after trial

As for Casey Anthony's parents, who vehemently stood by their daughter's side during the trial, she said she doesn't talk to them very often following their appearance on the TV show, "Dr. "I don't give a sh*t about what anyone thinks about me, I never will". " I'm still not even certain as I stand here today about what happened", Anthony told the AP.

Global Media President Donald Trump signs new travel ban, excludes Iraq
Author: 0 President Donald Trump signs new travel ban, excludes Iraq

During the 90-day suspension period, the DHS will review how it can in future prevent "terrorist or criminal infiltration" by foreign nationals. The new order also details categories of people eligible to enter the United States for business or medical travel purposes.

Global Media Poachers sneak into French zoo, kill 4-year-old rhino
Author: 0 Poachers sneak into French zoo, kill 4-year-old rhino

Poachers have killed a rhino for its horn after breaking into a zoo near Paris. The victim was Vince, a four-year-old male rhinoceros, and his second horn was partially torn off which indicates that the perpetrators may have been interrupted during the break in.

Global Media Trump Calls Netanyahu to Discuss Iran Threat
Author: 0 Trump Calls Netanyahu to Discuss Iran Threat

The prime minister also said Syria is involved in a "gradual attempt to open up a front against us on the Golan Heights" and that he will express Israel's fierce opposition to this in his discussions with Putin. Putin and Netanyahu last met in June 2016, when Putin called Israel a "key country" for the Middle East. However, the chief of staff of Iran's armed forces said in November the Islamic republic may seek to set up naval bases in Yemen or Syria in the future.

Author: 0 Shell Deal Hands Biggest US Oil Refinery to Saudi Aramco

One of the three, in Port Arthur, is the biggest in the US, with a daily capacity of 600,000 barrels per day, and will fall under the control of Saudi Refining, a wholly-owned unit of Saudi Aramco . Nasser added Saudi Aramco will provide Motiva with "strong" financial support and necessary liquidity needed to maintain an investment grade credit rating and capitalise on growth and expansion opportunities.

Global Media Gene Barrett ex NYPD cop shoots Greenpoint landlord
Author: 0 Gene Barrett ex NYPD cop shoots Greenpoint landlord

Gene Barrett , 51, allegedly shot neighbor Joe Stepinski, 45, on the sidewalk outside 185 Greenpoint Avenue (between Manhattan Avenue and McGuinness), where both Stepinski and Barrett lived, at around 2:30 p.m. Barrett left the NYPD on disability in the summer of 2002. Assistant Manager Jared Friedman said he heard police talking about a man with a gun. The name of the victim has not yet been released.

Global Media Bipartisan support for deputy attorney general nominee
Author: 0 Bipartisan support for deputy attorney general nominee

Dianne Feinstein told Rosenstein in the hearing that she wanted to see a special prosecutor appointed, arguing that it would be in the public interest. Rosenstein also pointed out that the acting attorney general in the matter, Dana Boente. He also said, however, that he doesn't presume that Lynch and Boente are correct in not appointing a special counsel.

Global Media GOP rep: Americans may have to choose between new iPhones and healthcare
Author: 0 GOP rep: Americans may have to choose between new iPhones and healthcare

The Indiana lawmaker continued, "We don't want to make people to make choices in their life. having to choose healthcare and leaving out other parts of their life that everyone else enjoys". New iPhones that retail for $650 and more would probably buy you years of health insurance in multiple European countries, but unfortunately Congressman Chaffetz seems poorly informed about health insurance rates in the USA.

Global Media Akshay & taapsee teach self-defence
Author: 0 Akshay & taapsee teach self-defence

Taapsee Paanu also delivers an awe-inspiring message in the video, where she urges women to lash out and don't be shy or intimidated. The duo showed the methods by which girls can use their elbows to protect themselves from molesters. Adding, "To answer this, we should know what to do". Throw a stone and run, kick, use your hands. Taapsee said, "A woman should be prepared for any circumstance".

Global Media US Biggest Beneficiary Of Output Cut By Saudi-Led OPEC
Author: 0 US Biggest Beneficiary Of Output Cut By Saudi-Led OPEC

Oil demand will rise in the next five years, passing the symbolic 100 millions of barrels per day (mb/d) threshold in 2019 and reaching about 104 mb/d by 2022. A weaker dollar bolsters commodity prices, including oil. Crude oil prices have settled at around $55 per barrel since OPEC agreed to limit production in an effort to balance the market.

Global Media Bones found in home of Houston woman who vanished in 2015
Author: 0 Bones found in home of Houston woman who vanished in 2015

The two-bedroom, steel-blue 1930s-era home is among the last few standing next to condo towers and shiny new townhomes in the 600 block of Allston Street in the Heights. Court records show that bank that held the loan sought foreclosure in March 2015. "Neighbors remain hopeful that Mary will be found alive and well", the post said.

Global Media Suspected US drones hit al Qaeda targets in Yemen: residents
Author: 0 Suspected US drones hit al Qaeda targets in Yemen: residents

Drones fired missiles at suspected al Qaeda targets in two separate attacks in Yemen on Saturday, local sources said, in what appeared to be a third successive day of US strikes against militants in the Arab country. The Pentagon is ramping up its military operations in Yemen. Two Yemeni boys were killed in a drone strike while walking on a road in central Yemen used by al Qaeda militants who have been subject to repeated strikes by USA forces in recent days, residents said on Tuesday.

Global Media Malaysia foiled attack on Saudi king, arrested 7 Islamists
Author: 0 Malaysia foiled attack on Saudi king, arrested 7 Islamists

The Yemenis, aged between 26 and 33, were detained in Cyberjaya on Feb 26. Police seized multiple worldwide passports from the four Yemenis, along with 270,000 ringgit (£49,800) in different currencies which were suspected to be channelled to the insurgent group and accused them of being involved in distributing drugs.

Global Media LeBlanc revved up to get Top Gear firing on all cylinders
Author: 0 LeBlanc revved up to get Top Gear firing on all cylinders

The BBC Two show had an average viewing figure that was nearly two million lower than the first episode of the series previous year, when it was relaunched after Jeremy Clarkson's departure. Chris Harris, a man who really can drive, gets to go and play with the Ferrari FXX K at Daytona, Ferrari's monster LaFerrari for the track which boasts over 1000bhp, body mods, slick tyres and owners who can only play with their auto at Ferrari track events.

Global Media Avoid the U.S. until Trump's immigration policy is clear - Nigeria tells citizens
Author: 0 Avoid the U.S. until Trump's immigration policy is clear - Nigeria tells citizens

Trump directive aims to address legal issues with the original order, which caused confusion at airports, sparked protests around the country and was ultimately blocked by federal courts. Dabiri-Erewa said that no reasons had been given for the refused entries. Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has urged Nigerians not to travel to the U.S.

Author: 0 Freed Guantanamo Bay detainees 'returned to battlefield'

The Fox story, according to NBC News' Bradd Jaffy , who noted the Trump connection, aired at 6:12 AM EST. In fact, USA intelligence data shows it is former President George W. On health care, Trump commented on the GOP's replacement plan, which was released Monday. Trump's claim - which was sandwiched between tweets praising ExxonMobil and championing his new healthcare proposal - continues his public feud with Obama over alleged wrongdoings that Trump can not prove.

Global Media Tornado reported in central Minnesota
Author: 0 Tornado reported in central Minnesota

Many thousands of large trees were snapped and uprooted, and dozens of homes and other structures were damaged or destroyed across Jackson and Franklin Counties. A tornado was reported in Easton, in Leavenworth County, moving northeast at 45 miles per hour. And, an EF-1 Tornado with max winds of 110 miles per hour touched down briefly shortly after that near Montgomery damaging an unattached garage and a camper.

Global Media Most Americans Want Special Prosecutor To Investigate Trump-Russia Ties
Author: 0 Most Americans Want Special Prosecutor To Investigate Trump-Russia Ties

Almost 65 percent agreed that a special prosecutor should be tapped to investigate ties between Trump and Russian Federation. I wish people would wake up to the fact President Donald J. Sessions, a Trump appointee who worked closely with the campaign a year ago, reportedly twice met with Kislyak and had one phone call with him but said he never discussed the campaign with him.

Author: 0 Managing Manbij: top military brass meet in Turkey

The meeting is being attended by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford Jr., Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia Valery Gerasimov and Turkey's military chief of staff General Hulusi Akar. His announcement stood in stark contrast to previous threats from Ankara that it would hit Syrian Kurdish militia - considered "terrorists" by Turkey - unless they withdrew from Manbij.

Global Media DU Professor GN Saibaba gets life term for Maoist links
Author: 0 DU Professor GN Saibaba gets life term for Maoist links

A sixth convict was sentenced to 10 years in jail. He was lodged in Nagpur jail until April, 2016, when the Supreme Court granted him bail on medical grounds saying that the Maharashtra government had been "extremely unfair" to him and had been "unnecessarily harassing" him.

Global Media Protectionism threatens global growth, OECD warns
Author: 0 Protectionism threatens global growth, OECD warns

Though not named in the report, some of the concerns are related to the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump's administration, including his threats to impose tariffs on nations he deems to have an unfair advantage, The OECD also said there's a "disconnect" between equity valuations and the outlook for the real economy, with the market performance partly linked to anticipation of a Trump stimulus package.

Author: 0 Ben Carson refers to slaves as 'immigrants' in talk to HUD employees

Carson shared his philosophy on success - an acronym that includes talent, honesty and God, among other things - and said that all people, no matter their ethnicity or background, shared a singular and awesome attribute: the human brain. There is no mention of pyramids in the Bible's version of the story but, in the Middle Ages, people started to write them into the story. "Don't let someone turn that into something bad".

Global Media UP elections: EC seeks Akhilesh Yadav's reply over poll code violation
Author: 0 UP elections: EC seeks Akhilesh Yadav's reply over poll code violation

He respects Netaji and me a lot. Sadhna's Prateek has been reluctant to join politics. Asserting that she has always helped the party on political front from backdoors, Sadhna said Mulayam did not want her to come to the light. "I want to help the ill, kids who can not afford to go to school, differently-abled kids and cancer patients", Sadhna told ANI . "I want see him become Chief Minister again", she said.

Global Media Lucknow: Gunbattle underway between ATS, suspected IS militant
Author: 0 Lucknow: Gunbattle underway between ATS, suspected IS militant

The terror threat comes a day before the final phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections and the incident is likely to have an impact on the final phase of elections scheduled for tomorrow. The second suspect has holed himself up in a house in the Thakurganj area of Lucknow . The UP ATS was notified of Saifullah's presence by Madhya Pradesh police.

Global Media 'I fear my sister died at Irish baby home'
Author: 0 'I fear my sister died at Irish baby home'

It has not been confirmed whether intact DNA can be recovered from the remains and used to identify and trace relatives of the babies who died. Excavations have uncovered "significant quantities of human remains" at a former home for unmarried mothers run by nuns in Ireland , officials said Friday.

Author: 0 Donald Trump wants Congress to investigate his 'wiretap' claim against Obama

Levin said the issue with the media's pushback here is that he's going off of reports in mainstream press outlets like The New York Times . Breitbart News reported extensively on the Obama administration's efforts to undermine President Donald Trump candidacy, including the Obama administration filing a request to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISA) to monitor communications involving Donald Trump and several advisers.

Author: 0 Speculators lose N100m as CBN pumps dollars into interbank

He, therefore, urged Nigerians to cooperate with the bank as it moves to consolidate its policies which are aimed at strengthening the naira in the days ahead. "They are to have electronic display boards in all their branches, showing rates of all traded currencies", he said. The banks according to the circular were also directed to meet the demand of customers for Business and Personal Travel Allowance within 24 hours of such applications.

Global Media Iraq Minister Slams Mosul Aid Efforts
Author: 0 Iraq Minister Slams Mosul Aid Efforts

In addition to the government complex, the Rapid Response division and federal police also took hold of Mosul's main museum, which had been ransacked and damaged by militants. The capture of the bridge on Monday came a day after Iraqi forces launched the new push towards the city's old centre, from the western side of the Tigris.

Global Media People buried as avalanche hits Alps
Author: 0 People buried as avalanche hits Alps

A police spokesman quoted by local newspaper Le Dauphine said several people were buried by the avalanche that came down on a busy ski slope. A major rescue operation was underway and the ski station has been closed while all staff have been sent to the affected area to search for survivors.

Global Media Knesset passes law banning BDS activists from country
Author: 0 Knesset passes law banning BDS activists from country

The law will ban Jews as well as others supporting two states by boycotting settlement products from entering Israel, and clearly violate freedom of expression. Supporters of the law argue that the legislation was the next step in Israel's battle with the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement (BDS), which they claim targets Israel as a whole and accuse of being anti-Semitic.

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