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Global Media Amnesty says Egypt law threatens to annihilate rights groups
Author: 0 Amnesty says Egypt law threatens to annihilate rights groups

After the law was approved by parliament in November 2016, Amnesty called on el-Sissi not to sign it due to its conflict with Egypt's constitution and global obligations. The new law stipulates that NGOs don't engage in any activities that might clash with the national security and public order, which was deemed by rights groups as a "vague and broad condition".

Global Media Passers-by scramble into Dallas creek bed to aid officer
Author: 0 Passers-by scramble into Dallas creek bed to aid officer

Police said they're still searching for the driver who caused the crash and that there could have been another person in the vehicle with him. About a dozen bystanders rushed to aid the officer and pushed the vehicle back on its wheels to help him out of the auto.

Global Media How Trump and Pence Are Honoring America's Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day
Author: 0 How Trump and Pence Are Honoring America's Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day

After his speech, Trump visited Robert Kelly's grave in Section 60 of the cemetery. Byers was on his third combat tour and, Trump said, ran through smoke and a hail of bullets to rescue an Afghan soldier when he was killed. A son-in-law, Jake, is a wounded warrior. Veterans, families and others gathered Monday at Fort Snelling National Cemetery to honor fallen soldiers from Minnesota.

Author: 0 US Secretary of Defense Says Trump Is Open to Climate Change

A source who has been in contact with people involved in the decision told Reuters a couple of meetings were planned with chief executives of energy companies and big corporations and others about the climate agreement ahead of Trump's expected announcement later in the week.

Author: 0 Our relationship with Germany is 'very bad for US'

On Tuesday, Trump hit back against Berlin with an early morning tweet: "We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military". Issuing a joint statement with German Chancellor Angela Merkel , Modi expressed his gratitude for the warm reception he received, and added that he has always admired German Chancellor Angela Merkel's vision.

Global Media Nigeria's Biafra separatist backers mark 50 years after war
Author: 0 Nigeria's Biafra separatist backers mark 50 years after war

The army said IPOB's claim that soldiers opened fire on its members in Aba during a procession in honour of those who died during the Biafra civil war, was false. Private schools and businesses were also closed in Anambra state following the call by the secessionist movement. "The commissioner has been leading the heads of other security agencies in the state to ensure that there is no breakdown of law and order".

Global Media Turkish violence 'simply unacceptable': Tillerson
Author: 0 Turkish violence 'simply unacceptable': Tillerson

The New York Times reports that Turkey's summoning of Ambassador John Bass appears to be a tit-for-tat response to the State Department's summoning of the Turkish ambassador to Washington. Turkish officials, however, are blaming USA security personnel for letting the incident get out of hand, according to the Washington Post . "But we have expressed our dismay at what occurred at the Turkish Embassy".

Global Media Kathy Griffin Beheads President Trump I Support Gore
Author: 0 Kathy Griffin Beheads President Trump I Support Gore

Trump's head in ways reminiscent of terrorist propaganda. The comedian joked on the set of the photo shoot that she and Tyler would have to move to Mexico because they'd probably be thrown in prison when the photos got released. "What Kathy Griffin has done here is shocking and wrong". Also, he often lights me to the point where I look about 15. In March, Griffin appeared on MSNBC after Trump addressed Congress to slam the president.

Author: 0 Corbyn caught short on childcare costs in Woman's Hour interview

Now, after Theresa May was chided by the studio audience for her response to questions on health and police spending, her team might be forced into a rethink. She had the audience laughing at her seven times during that interchange. Paxman grilled May on her Brexit stance, with the PM now trying to implement the UK's departure from the European Union despite having campaigned on the Remain side.

Author: 0 England rest Stokes, Woakes and Moeen amid injury worries

Stokes, who briefly left the field with a knee injury in England's 72-run win in the series opener at Headingley on Wednesday, showed no discomfort with the bat, although he only bowled three overs. Wood defended a target of seven off six balls in the last over. Bairstow received good support from Yorkshire team-mate Willey before the all-rounder was caught drove Parnell to cover.

Global Media Macron sticks to his guns in Putin talks
Author: 0 Macron sticks to his guns in Putin talks

In an interview with Sputnik, Russian political analyst Pavel Svyatenkov commented on Emmanuel Macron's latest friendly remarks related to Russia , which he said indicate the French President's push to restore more cordial relations between Paris and Moscow.

Global Media Connecticut teachers, students protest DeVos' comments
Author: 0 Connecticut teachers, students protest DeVos' comments

Since the comments were made educators have also invited Secretary DeVos to tour their schools in East Hartford so she can see them for herself. Third grade teacher Annie Irvine says DeVos should be their biggest supporter. School Superintendent Nathan Quesnel, who was not working in East Hartford schools in 2000, has acknowledged continuing challenges in improving students' behavior.

Global Media OBOR: In major blow to China, Europian Union endorsement unlikely
Author: 0 OBOR: In major blow to China, Europian Union endorsement unlikely

He told the nearly two dozen world leaders gathered at the forum that countries should "uphold and grow an open world economy". Representatives from dozens of countries - including 30 heads of state - gathered in Beijing on Sunday for a lavish summit to discuss China's trillion-dollar global trade and investment initiative, known as One Belt, One Road .

Global Media President Trump Has Full Confidence in Jared Kushner
Author: 0 President Trump Has Full Confidence in Jared Kushner

In a statement to the New York Times , Trump said that Kushner "is doing a great job for the country". On that topic, Trump tweeted Sunday night: "I suggest that we add more dollars to Healthcare and make it the best anywhere". has backchannels with several countries, suggesting that the matter shouldn't be cause for concern. They include reports that Mr Jared Kushner sought a secret communications line with Moscow.

Author: 0 Trump views Germany as political opponent: senior SPD lawmaker

Modi's support comes at a crucial time for Merkel, who has been fighting secessionist tendencies within the bloc since Britain chose to leave the 28-member bloc through a referendum in June previous year. The issue of radicalisation and terrorism and each country's experience in dealing with it was discussed, with recent terrorist events in Europe also mentioned in this context, she said.

Global Media Trump vows to crackdown on leaks, chastises North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Author: 0 Trump vows to crackdown on leaks, chastises North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The EU has had strained relationship with Mr. Trump who supported Brexit and at one point expressed doubts about the EU and said countries would follow Britain in leaving the union. For months, Trump has been railing against leaks from inside the United States government. It has put a shadow over the fourth stop on Trump's first foreign trip, which has also brought him to Saudi Arabia, Jerusalem and Rome.

Author: 0 Modi supports Merkel's EU leadership as Trump critises Germany

This will change". Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel also blasted the USA, saying the Trump administration's "short-sighted policies... stand against the interest of the European Union". Trump launched a salvo against German vehicle exports to the United States last week, saying that "the Germans are bad, very bad" during a meeting with senior European officials in Brussels, the German weekly Der Spiegel reported.

Author: 0 Sri Lanka Races To Rescue Flood Victims As The Death Toll Increases

A man searches the water on a flooded road in Dodangoda village in Kalutara, Sri Lanka May 28, 2017. By Monday, they recovered 12 of 26 bodies believed buried by the toppled hill. A dozen military aircraft have also been sent out to rescue marooned villagers. In Galle , a city in the tourist-heavy South West that was badly hit by the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami, aerial footage showed enormous areas of flooding, with residents standing knee deep and rescuers distributing aid packages.

Author: 0 US will leave Paris climate deal

During his presidential campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly denied the existence of the climate change issue, calling it a "hoax" created by the Chinese. But after the meeting, she called the talks with Trump "very unsatisfying". America's exit from the Paris Agreement wouldn't invalidate the accord , which still has the support of most of the world, including China , and is likely to proceed without USA participation.

Global Media German FM says Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt European Union interests
Author: 0 German FM says Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt European Union interests

He said German-U.S. relations "are a strong pillar of our foreign and security policy, and Germany will continue working to strengthen these relations". Europe must step up as a player in world affairs, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday, signalling that the European Union needs to take control of its destiny in the era of US President Donald Trump.

Global Media Singaporeans said to be among militants in Marawi
Author: 0 Singaporeans said to be among militants in Marawi

Later yesterday, General Eduardo Ano vowed to make Marawi, a mainly Muslim city a "cemetery" for Abu Sayyaf militants. Their condition is unknown. The Philippines has deployed attack helicopters and special forces to drive gunmen out of the besieged southern city of 200,000 people, with 11 soldiers and 31 militants killed.

Global Media Kuwaiti mobile operator's advert criticised and praised
Author: 0 Kuwaiti mobile operator's advert criticised and praised

The three-minute film, produced by Zain, the Kuwaiti telecoms giant, interviews victims of terrorist attacks mixed with real footage of the aftermath of suicide bombings across the Middle East . Known survivors of previous attacks make appearances, including Ibrahim Abdulsalam, who was injured in a Kuwait mosque blast, and a bride who survived the bombing of her 2005 wedding in Amman, Jordan.

Global Media Portland Mayor Urges Gov't To Cancel 'Trump Free Speech Rally'
Author: 0 Portland Mayor Urges Gov't To Cancel 'Trump Free Speech Rally'

Tributes to the dead men have already been paid by other politicians, including Portland's mayor, OR governor Kate Brown and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, who described their deaths as "heartbreaking". Some of the alleged remarks were anti-Muslim in nature and directed towards a woman who was wearing a hijab. Mangum described the harassment she faced on the train before the stabbings, saying Christian " told us to go back to Saudi Arabia and he told us we shouldn't be ...

Author: 0 Party leaders differ on Brexit deal in British election event

The prime minister will make the comments in a speech in the West Midlands created to relaunch her election campaign after the Manchester terror attack and division within her party following her U-turn on social care plans. This was met with laughter and applause from the audience; with Mr Paxman persisting on the topic. "It's not on my agenda". At a speech in the West Midlands May is expected to say: "The European Commission has shown the importance of the choice faced by the British ...

Global Media A Robot Priest Called 'BlessU-2' Grants Automated Blessings In Germany
Author: 0 A Robot Priest Called 'BlessU-2' Grants Automated Blessings In Germany

It is called "BlessU-2", and has an unfriendly face and long looming arms that could be used to pull your soul out. "God bless you and protect you", the robot says in German. While BlessU-2 may be the first time a robot has been tasked with blessing Christians, it isn't the first time that artificial intelligence has been implemented in religious world.

Author: 0 Slain Virginia officer was a father of 3, former Marine

Walter was an 18-year veteran of state police. Virginia State Police is mourning the loss of its 63rd member to die in the line of duty since 1932. The special agent was transported to VCU Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries after 5 a.m.

Author: 0 Trump reportedly mulling major overhaul to White House staff

Trump tweets that "it is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies" from what he calls the "FakeNews media". Reuters has reported that Kushner had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with Kislyak a year ago, including two phone calls between April and November.

Author: 0 Trump resumes attacks on media on first day back in US

Michael Flynn, who was Trump's national security adviser for just 24 days before being fired amid questions about meetings he held with the Russian ambassador, was also present, the newspaper reported . On Wednesday, The Washington Post reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation received a document detailing a supposed email from Rep. "But for people associated with the campaign after that campaign has ended and where the Russians during that campaign were helping you, to try to ...

Author: 0 Kushner asked to 'lay low' amid Russian interference reports

The White House has stood behind senior adviser Jared Kushner , despite reports that he sought to arrange covert communications with Russian Federation in the weeks preceding Donald Trump's election as president. The FBI is interested in the details of Kushner's meeting with Kislyak, a meeting that the White House first disclosed in March. Kushner, 36, a real estate developer with no previous government experience, had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ...

Author: 0 Conservatives in humiliating 'dementia tax' U-turn after Google ad criticism

This manifesto says that we will come forward with a consultation paper, a overnmentG green paper. It is obviously a pivotal level and people need to be sure before they start building in their positions. May called the election to strengthen her hand in negotiations on Britain's exit from the European Union and to win more time to deal with the impact of the divorce.

Global Media UK opposition leader Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal
Author: 0 UK opposition leader Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

Many political pundits felt that the Labour leader had the upper hand over Theresa May in the Channel 4 News / Sky News " Battle for Number 10 " programme. Ms Barnett said it was "quite troubling" Mr Corbyn did not know the cost, adding "It hardly inspires the voters". "We will make sure there is a deal".

Author: 0 Trump Sends Nafta Renegotiation Notice to Congress

Among the goals are adding provisions to address digital trade , intellectual property rights, customs procedures, phytosanitary standards for health and quality of livestock and produce, and labor and environmental standards, he wrote. "NAFTA is a trilateral agreement, so the negotiations to modernize NAFTA need to be conducted in a trilateral fashion", she said. "This includes pursuit of trade agreements that eliminate unfair, discriminatory and non-science-based regulatory barriers ...

Global Media Offices of search engine Yandex raided in Ukraine
Author: 0 Offices of search engine Yandex raided in Ukraine

Poroshenko also wrote that Ukrainian ISPs should stop providing access to "facebook", "Classmates", "Yandex" and other Russian services, but points to other social networks such as Facebook where he posts messages. Ukrainian news website, AIN.ua, reported staff were ordered to leave the offices while searches were being done. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told jouranlists he could not comment, saying, "We do not have complete information yet".

Author: 0 Manchester terrorist Salman Abedi spotted with 'suitcase' in hours before arena attack

CCTV stills of Abedi, bespectacled and casually clothed, were released by police in a plea for information about his movements between May 18 and the attack. The arrest is the 16th since the attack, with 14 now in custody. Rudd also said "potentially" other members of Abedi s group could still be free and "we can t be entirely sure that (the operation) is closed".

Global Media N Korea hails successful missile test
Author: 0 N Korea hails successful missile test

Tensions have heightened between Washington and Pyongyang in recent months amid growing concerns about North Korea's rapidly advancing nuclear and missile programs. After the test, Kim said the weapon system's ability to detect and track targets had "remarkably" improved and its accuracy also increased, according to the official Korean Central News Agency .

Author: 0 PM Modi accorded ceremonial reception in Berlin

This is Prime Minister Modi's second bilateral visit to Germany. The Belt and Road Forum in Beijing earlier this month, where Germany was represented by its economy and energy minister, also featured in the exchange, during which the Chancellor explained German participation and India reiterated its stand against the initiative, she said.

Author: 0 China, Philippines confirm consultation mechanism on S China Sea

He said he "does not agree with what China is doing" and prodded its officials "do something about illegal drugs brought here from Chinese sources". "In the face of China's open threat of war to seize Philippine EEZ in the West Philippine Sea, an area larger than the total land area of the Philippines, the President can not simply do nothing, or worse acquiesce to China's action, for inaction is the opposite of protecting Philippine EEZ", Carpio said.

Author: 0 Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn face tough questions on live TV

But on the Sky News/Channel 4 "Battle for Number Ten" general election TV special, Mr Corbyn condemned the bomber for his " appalling , abominable and atrocious act". Turning her fire directly on her rival for the premiership, Mrs May said: "He is simply not ready to govern and not prepared to lead". "And I think what we're doing is ensuring we can have a sustainable solution for the long-term".

Author: 0 Manuel Noriega, Former Panamanian Dictator, Dies at 83

He spent the first two decades after his removal in U.S. and French jails and the final years of his life in a Panamanian prison for murder of political opponents during his 1983-89 regime. Omar Torrijos , who seized power in a 1968 coup d'etat. The following year, Noriega backed the country's first free presidential election in 16 years.

Author: 0 Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

At the Sunday campaign event, Merkel said that Europeans would continue to work in friendship with the U.S., the United Kingdom and others wherever possible, including Russian Federation, but stressed her view that Europeans must be self-reliant.

Global Media Govt to form new team of lawyers on Jadhav case
Author: 0 Govt to form new team of lawyers on Jadhav case

India had already placed Pakistan's letter linking assistance in the probe by Indian agencies to a decision on consular access as irrefutable evidence of Islamabad's stance. "Pakistan has to accept the order of the International Court of Justice ". The president of the United Nations court, Ronny Abraham, read out the decision.

Global Media Philippines army battles IS-linked group in southern city
Author: 0 Philippines army battles IS-linked group in southern city

Rebels have torn through the streets of Marawi since Tuesday night, torching buildings, taking a priest and his worshippers hostage and sealing off much of the city. "I am asking for apology to our brother Muslims because the start of their fasting was affected by the fighting. We were sure they would get to us".

Author: 0 Top GOP Officials Offer Mixed Messages On Future Of Paris Climate Deal

Trump issued a tweet on the topic: "I will make my final decision on the Paris Accord next week!" The German chancellor spoke following the G7 summit, in which leaders failed to agree unanimously on climate change after USA president Donald Trump said he needed more time to decide whether to back a key climate accord.

Global Media The climate deal - Trump again basks in the limelight
Author: 0 The climate deal - Trump again basks in the limelight

Graham added a refusal by Trump to commit to the Paris climate deal would suggest he had not moved past his previous assertion that climate change was a hoax. "There are no signs whether the United States will stay in the Paris Agreement or not". According to Axios , three sources confirmed Trump's decision, although the president claimed via Twitter that he will make a "final decision" next week.

Global Media Germany's Merkel is a
Author: 0 Germany's Merkel is a "deeply convinced Atlanticist" - spokesman

While underlining the need for continued good relations with US, Britain and Russian Federation, she added that "we Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands", reports IE. Her comments also reflected her position as the leader of the Christian Democrats (CDU) on the campaign trail. Modi and Merkel enjoyed the walk in her attractive garden and later had informal talks over dinner.

Author: 0 Corbyn grilled on IRA 'support' during TV debate

If any confirmation were needed why the Prime Minister did not agree to a head-to-head, then Monday night provided it. Mrs May has been in government since 2010. Corbyn was quizzed by an audience member who said he had "openly supported the IRA in the past". Corbyn replied that the party manifesto called for more police officers.

Global Media US releases 2 Turkish bodyguards after violence
Author: 0 US releases 2 Turkish bodyguards after violence

Anti-Erdogan protesters said the president's supporters had charged them outside the embassy for exercising their free speech rights. Mr Erdogan met Trump at the White House on Tuesday, with the two leaders pledging to improve ties between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies - even as Mr Erdogan gave a stern warning about Washington's arming of Kurdish militia in Syria.

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