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Global Media Saturn's walnut-shaped moon Pan inspires food comparisons
Author: 0 Saturn's walnut-shaped moon Pan inspires food comparisons

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration released raw, unprocessed photographs of Pan, one of Saturn's 62 moons. It's possible that there is still material from the planet's distinctive rings falling onto Pan's surface today, according to Cassini imaging lead Carolyn Porco .

Global Media Led coalition confirms Marines deploy to Syria
Author: 0 Led coalition confirms Marines deploy to Syria

Coalition forces zeroing in on the Islamic State's de-facto capital city of Raqqa have received some serious back-up from the US military in recent days. Friday's military statement says that since the Turkish operation started in August, the joint Turkish and Syrian opposition forces killed as many as 2,647 IS militants and 425 Syrian Kurdish fighters in Syria.

Global Media Rahul Gandhi Refuses To Accept Exit Poll Results
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi Refuses To Accept Exit Poll Results

As per the Mumbai betting market, however, 198-201 seats would be won by BJP, 119-122 by SP-Congress and 62-64 by BSP. But even AAP may admit that it didn't directed even a fraction of its strategic attention, human capital and resources in Goa that it did in Punjab led by a belief that amid the bipolarity of SAD-BJP and Congress, it has oodles of space to grow.

Global Media Killed in attack on wedding in Iraq
Author: 0 Killed in attack on wedding in Iraq

No further details were given. ISIS controlled Tikrit for some time, and lost most of the city to Iraqi troops in April of 2015. During the past week they have recaptured a government complex and the city's antiquities museum where IS had destroyed priceless relics.

Global Media Turkey, Russia, US army chiefs seek better coordination
Author: 0 Turkey, Russia, US army chiefs seek better coordination

Soldiers will not be the ones to make that decision. Yildirim said he was hopeful that under Trump, the relationship with the USA would "continue on a more positive note than it used to be in the past couple of years". "And all the red lines and all that stuff simply went down the drain". The top generals of the Turkish, Russian and United States military met today in a bid to step up coordination in Syria and avoid clashes between rival forces in the fight against IS.

Global Media Murdered Kim Jong Nam's son appears in video
Author: 0 Murdered Kim Jong Nam's son appears in video

Earlier this week, North Korea barred Malaysians from leaving the country, sparking tit-for-tat action by Malaysia. A video of a young man who identified himself as the son of Kim Jong -nam, surfaced online Wednesday. "My father has been killed a few days ago". The student talked to The Washington Post under the condition of not being named due to fears over his safety.

Global Media 5 dead including Russians in Istanbul helicopter crash
Author: 0 5 dead including Russians in Istanbul helicopter crash

Firefighters work on the site shortly after a helicopter with seven people inside was crashed in Istanbul's Buyukcekmece district, Friday, March 10, 2017. "It hit the tower and crashed by spinning", he said, adding that the highway had been closed down. Two pilots, four foreign nationals and a Turkish citizen are reported to have been on board, RT reports.

Global Media Miscreants trigger blast in Manipur
Author: 0 Miscreants trigger blast in Manipur

Eight people were injured in the blast. The blast took place at 5:30 pm in a pharmacy located at Kashturi bridge, Thangal Bazar. A bomb exploded this evening near the Super market at Singjamei area here but there was no report of any casualty, the police said.

Global Media Sri Lanka to probe killing
Author: 0 Sri Lanka to probe killing

According to Indian Express, the history of the conflict between Tamil Nadu fishermen and Lankan navy shows that there has been only one instance when a Lankan navy commander was arrested for allegedly killing two fishermen, Susaiappar and Alphonse, in a shootout near the Gulf of Mannar in 1985.

Global Media VM Sudheeran cites health reasons, steps down as KPCC chief
Author: 0 VM Sudheeran cites health reasons, steps down as KPCC chief

He said he had not consulted any senior leaders of the party before taking the decision. The congress leaders in the state reacted to Sudheeran's decision describing it "surprising" and "unfortunate". He met with an accident last week while attending a programme organised at Kozhikode by district Congress committee. Sudheeran had been instrumental in denying party tickets to several tainted persons in the 2016 assembly elections.

Author: 0 Turkey: 71 Syrian Kurdish fighters killed in northern Syria

The Turkish Prime Minister, Binali Yildirim , said the meetings would continue on Wednesday. But President Trump has an opportunity to turn things around in Turkey's view. Hulusi Akar, center, U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford, left, and Russia's Chief of Staff Gen. Valery Gerasimov attend a meeting in the Mediterranean coastal city of Antalya, Turkey, March 7, 2017.

Global Media Budget 2017: OBR slashes borrowing estimate
Author: 0 Budget 2017: OBR slashes borrowing estimate

However, Britain's fiscal watchdog outlined a more gloomy picture for the long-term future. However, growth will slow to 1.6% in 2018, compared with a previous forecast of 1.7%, before picking up to 1.7% in 2019 and 1.9% and 2% respectively in the two years thereafter.

Global Media Budget 2017: The announcements small business owners need to know
Author: 0 Budget 2017: The announcements small business owners need to know

In his speech , Mr Hammond said: "Employed and self-employed alike use our public services in the same way but are not paying for them in the same way". The rights afforded by self-employed workers was given further focused on when Hammond explained Matthew Taylor's review into employment practices will consider whether there is a case for greater equality in parental benefits between the employed and self-employed.

Global Media Turkish FM tells Germany not to give 'lessons' in democracy
Author: 0 Turkish FM tells Germany not to give 'lessons' in democracy

About 1.4 million people of Turkish descent living in Germany are eligible to vote in the referendum. Gabriel said he made clear to Cavusoglu that making comparisons to Nazi Germany is a line that must not be crossed. Three MPs from the German Green party were expelled from the chamber during Friday's session after they stood up bearing T-shirts that read "Free Deniz".

Global Media Judge resigns two years after 'keep your knees together' rape trial controversy
Author: 0 Judge resigns two years after 'keep your knees together' rape trial controversy

The 24-year-old woman, who can not be named under a publication ban, says she has waited a long time to hear that Justice Robin Camp's time as a judge had reached its end. Four of the council's 23 members wanted Mr Camp, who will resign today, only to be temporarily suspended. "We find that the Judge's conduct, viewed in its totality and in light of all of its consequences, was so manifestly and profoundly destructive of the concept of impartiality, integrity and independence of the judicial ...

Global Media Did Najib just blink first in North Korea stand-off?
Author: 0 Did Najib just blink first in North Korea stand-off?

He also added that he has been in touch with the nine remaining Malaysians in North Korea as well, and have been in contact with their next-of-kin to inform them of any latest updates. Malaysian police say he was assaulted by two women who smeared his face with VX, a chemical classified by the United Nations as a weapon of mass destruction.

Global Media Merkel hits back at Erdogan over 'Nazi' insult
Author: 0 Merkel hits back at Erdogan over 'Nazi' insult

But Merkel has put her staff on a tight rhetorical leash, dismissing the Turkish president's Nazi comparison as "disqualifying itself". Ankara must stop using Nazi references over the cancelation of Turkish rallies in Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned.

Global Media 'A Day without a Woman' Protests Push for Gender Equality
Author: 0 'A Day without a Woman' Protests Push for Gender Equality

By challenging our assumptions about gender, we can move beyond them. I help them dress and make them breakfast. Women who work towards the greater good are just as educated and experienced, though usually not as well compensated, as our sisters in the private sector.

Author: 0 USA confirms 400 elite troops headed for Raqqa offensive

US troops numbering 500 have previously been deployed inside Syria to advise and assist local Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a group of 45,000 Syrian Kurdish, and Arab rebel forces fighting ISIS, according to the USA official. American military officials have often stated that the SDF will need additional combat power if they are to press into Raqqa , where ISIS has already established elaborate defenses.

Author: 0 Locals eye reduction in southern border arrests

One month of statistics does not necessarily reflect a new trend, but the drop is significant considering border agents apprehended more family members entering the United States along the Southwest border in fiscal year 2016 than they did in 2014, when tens of thousands of migrants from Central America flooded the usa border fleeing poverty and violence.

Global Media Iranian report: Tehran successfully test fires naval missile
Author: 0 Iranian report: Tehran successfully test fires naval missile

Salehi made the remarks only days after Tehran tested the Russian-made S-300 to evaluate its performance, especially its ability to monitor destroyed targets and intercept ballistic missiles. "The naval ballistic missile called Hormuz-2 has successfully destroyed a target that was 250 kilometers away", Amir Ali Hajizadeh , commander of the IRGC's Aerospace Force, was quoted as saying.

Global Media Barcelona perform historic comeback; Williamson soldiers on for Kiwis
Author: 0 Barcelona perform historic comeback; Williamson soldiers on for Kiwis

Barcelona became the first team in Champions League history to overturn a four-goal deficit in a knockout tie, with the feat being hailed as the greatest ever comeback in the tournament. "It's the best game I've ever played in my life, because of the history, the level of the teams". 'Take three goals in seven minutes, I can not find an explanation, it's football.

Global Media Free agent RB Eddie Lacy to visit Vikings
Author: 0 Free agent RB Eddie Lacy to visit Vikings

He posted similar numbers in his sophomore season, before struggling with weight and conditioning issues in his third season, rushing for 758 yards and just three touchdowns. Minnesota is an interesting option for Lacy, as it would keep him inside the NFC North and have him face the Packers twice a season. After spending the last four seasons with the Green Bay Packers , it appears as though Lacy very well could be finding a new home.

Global Media Malaysia braces for possible North Korean cyberattacks
Author: 0 Malaysia braces for possible North Korean cyberattacks

The country hasn't responded to requests by Malaysia to question four suspects who fled to Pyongyang on the day of the killing, Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar told reporters in Penang on Tuesday. Malaysia's prime minister said Wednesday that relatives of the half-brother of North Korea's ruler may be too scared to help police investigating his mysterious poisoning death in Kuala Lumpur .

Global Media 'Here We Go': Hawaii Files First Lawsuit Against Muslim Ban 2.0
Author: 0 'Here We Go': Hawaii Files First Lawsuit Against Muslim Ban 2.0

In an announcement Thursday, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson contended that Judge James Robart's February 3 ruling - which suspended Trump's first ban nationwide until a challenge brought by Washington and Minnesota could be heard in court - ought to cover the second ban, despite revisions that narrowed who would be affected.

Global Media Trump signs new revised travel ban order, Iraq left off
Author: 0 Trump signs new revised travel ban order, Iraq left off

Trump first signed the executive order on January 27 banning travellers from seven Muslim-majority nations - Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen - for 90 days and halted refugee admission for four months, barring Syrian refugees indefinitely.

Author: 0 Turkey, Germany must rebuild friendship 'step by step': German FM

Speaking at the Turkish Embassy in Hamburg to a crowd of German-Turks, Mr Cavusoglu said: "This is systematic obstruction, and Germany is applying systematic pressure on our citizens". He seeks external enemies useful in domestic politics to win his referendum", Omid Nouripour, an MP and foreign policy spokesman for the German Green party, told Germany's Bild daily.

Global Media Washington state to challenge Trump travel ban as legal opposition mounts
Author: 0 Washington state to challenge Trump travel ban as legal opposition mounts

The new ban does not ban Syrian refugees indefinitely. Both provisions were contained in January's order and received heavy criticism. This week, the United States president issued his new immigration order which prevents citizens of Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen from obtaining USA visas for 90 days and stops any further refugee settlement proceeding for 120 days.

Global Media Waters Walks Back Comments on Unconfirmed Trump Dossier
Author: 0 Waters Walks Back Comments on Unconfirmed Trump Dossier

They've said it's absolutely true . Some other things they kind of allude to. Trump himself has called the dossier "fake news" and has denied its allegations. I don't think you can do the impeachment just because I think or others think. The California congresswoman said that she believed an investigation into the explosive document would yield enough evidence to impeach Trump.

Global Media Akhilesh Yadav open to alliance with BSP
Author: 0 Akhilesh Yadav open to alliance with BSP

Asked whether his inconclusive reply on the question of a post-poll alliance should be viewed as a tacit acceptance, Akhilesh added: "I am repeating that I believe farmers, women and youths have supported the Samajwadi Party". Even as he said that he was confident of winning the elections, Akhilesh Yadav, while speaking to BBC in an interview said, "We are confident of winning UP".

Global Media Office of Government Ethics? What for?
Author: 0 Office of Government Ethics? What for?

The Office of Government Ethics has informed the Trump administration that the White House has an "incorrect" view of ethics laws. A day earlier, President Trump had attacked Nordstrom department stores for dropping his daughter's line of clothes and accessories.

Global Media United States deploys troops to Syria to aid in Raqqa assault
Author: 0 United States deploys troops to Syria to aid in Raqqa assault

However, the Pentagon and the Marine Corps have declined to confirm the deployment due to security concerns in the region. The Pentagon this week announced that it had also sent extra troops into Manbij to prevent competing factions fighting each other in the former IS stronghold.

Author: 0 Smith votes to repeal, replace Obamacare

The measure now goes to the House Budget Committee , with plans for a vote in the full House within weeks. For their part, Democrats on these committees are offering blizzards of amendments, some aimed at getting their GOP colleague on record as opposing improvements in AHCA, and others clearly created to bring the proceedings quite literally into the light of day.

Global Media Russian hackers 'could be behind Wikileaks CIA revelations about hacking tools'
Author: 0 Russian hackers 'could be behind Wikileaks CIA revelations about hacking tools'

It is understood that both the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Central Intelligence Agency are coordinating the publication of thousands of files on WikiLeaks . The anti-secrecy group said it obtained thousands of files, hundreds of millions of lines of code from the CIA's massive hacking operation. WikiLeaks has said it obtained the trove of documents from one of the former USA government hackers and contractors among whom the files had circulated in an unauthorized manner.

Global Media Final phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh and Manipur underway
Author: 0 Final phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh and Manipur underway

The seventh phase comprised 40 Assembly seats in seven districts. Voting was brisk with twenty-two per cent recorded till 11 am. Last phase of election is being held today in Uttar Pradesh and Manipur. The electorate comprises 76.87 lakh men, 64.99 lakh women and 706 voters of the third gender. Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party president Om Prakash Rajbhar (Zahurabad), Apna Dal president Krishna Patel (Rohania), Congress leaders Ajai Rai (Pindra), Laliteshpati Tripathi (Marihan) and Nadim ...

Author: 0 Girl Scout troop uses extra cash to buy cookies for sheriff's office

People love Thin Mints, but are lukewarm about Lemonades, Savannah Smiles, Thanks-A-Lot, Toffee-tastic, and Trios. This is the 100th anniversary of Girl Scout sales nationwide. To make a donation at checkout, customers select a slip from the register tear pad and give it to the cashier to scan. To find a booth in your area, visit gsofct.org or log onto girlscoutcookies.org, put in your zip code, and find a cookie booth near you.

Global Media Buhari is coming back to Nigeria Tomorrow
Author: 0 Buhari is coming back to Nigeria Tomorrow

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to the country on Friday, his government said late Thursday, after an absence of nearly 1 ½ months that raised questions about his health. Hon". The President had been receiving visitors in London. Also in the team was the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. While Saraki said he called Buhari, Dogara said the president had called him and discussed issues affecting the welfare of Nigerians with him.

Global Media US Treasury urges debt limit hike, starts cash management effort
Author: 0 US Treasury urges debt limit hike, starts cash management effort

The Treasury Department will have to take extraordinary steps, including tapping into the Thrift Savings Plan's G Fund, to keep the government from defaulting on its debt on or about March 16. " I encourage Congress to raise the debt limit at the first opportunity so that we can proceed with our joint priorities", Mnuchin wrote. It is now set at $20.1 trillion but was suspended in late 2015.

Global Media Ivanka and Jared Kushner's mysterious landlord is … a Chilean billionaire
Author: 0 Ivanka and Jared Kushner's mysterious landlord is … a Chilean billionaire

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner are living in a house owned by a Chilean mogul whose mining company sued the US government in September, reports the Wall Street Journal . The company is controlled by Luksic, who also controls Antofagasta. A Luksic rep tells the Journal that the couple is paying "absolute market value" for the mansion, which the Trump-Kushner family has used for entertaining Kushner's colleagues from the Trump administration - and as a backdrop for Ivanka's gauzy ...

Author: 0 Sen. Cory Gardner: Spending Billions on Border Wall Is Bad Idea

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) asking the agency to brief the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on how it plans to pay for the border wall by March 13, the Hill reported .

Global Media Rajnath Singh hails UP man for disowning slain terrorist son
Author: 0 Rajnath Singh hails UP man for disowning slain terrorist son

Earlier on Wednesday, the father of Saifullah, Sartaj refused to accept his son's body saying "a traitor" is no son of theirs. "He has not done the right thing. "He (Sartaj) had to lose a son. My salute. This shows there is no dearth of nationalist Muslims in India". Though Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan had categorically identified Islamic State as the outfit to which the suspects owed allegiance, Singh refrained from naming the IS.