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Global Media Belgian PM suffers hearing loss after princess fires starting pistol
Author: 0 Belgian PM suffers hearing loss after princess fires starting pistol

On Tuesday, the 41-year-old PM was said to be still suffering from impaired hearing, forcing him cancel all work engagements, including an appearance before the Belgian Parliamentary Committee on Internal Affairs of the House. " The prime minister must follow a number of treatments within 48 hours after the incident ", his spokesman, Barend Leyts, told reporters. The accident comes less than a week after President Trump bent Michel's ear over the difficulties of establishing golf clubs in ...

Global Media Issa photographs protesters from office roof
Author: 0 Issa photographs protesters from office roof

Shortly before Issa posted his photo, a reporter from the San Diego Union-Tribune said he received an "unprompted call" from the congressman, who told him that he went up to the roof because the protesters would not speak to him. In the face of all the Twitter buzz, Issa shared a few photographs of the "assembled constituents" Levin said he had been avoiding, claiming he spent the morning talking with those gathered outside the office but then "popped upstairs to take a quick pic".

Author: 0 U.S. official considers laptop ban on all worldwide flights

Laptop bombs have become a serious global security threat to the aviation industry, forcing nations such as the US, and United Kingdom to impose bans on large electronics into aircraft cabins. "So, we are doing everything we can to get after these threats - but they are real". A spokesman for the DHS told Consumerist that Secretary John Kelly spoke on the phone with European Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Violeta Bulc , the EU's Transport Commissioner, on Tuesday ...

Global Media White House communications director resigns amid tensions
Author: 0 White House communications director resigns amid tensions

He offered to stay on to help manage communications in Washington during Trump's foreign trip, and the president accepted. "It has also been my distinct pleasure to work side-by-side, day-by-day with the staff of the communications and press departments", Dubke said in a statement.

Author: 0 NSA to Jimmy Carter Zbigniew Brzezinski passes away

He was a strong opponent of the Soviet Union and supported funding anti-Soviet militants in Afghanistan. "He was brilliant, dedicated, and loyal, and remained a close adviser to my work at The Carter Center". He was an outspoken critic of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq from the very beginning, and he was also a vocal critic of U.S. President Donald Trump.

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

Trump refused to endorse NATO's collective defense principle or the Paris climate agreement and described Germany as "very bad" on trade during his first trip overseas as President. Earlier the US President Donald trump criticized the economic policy of Germany after Chancellor Angela Merkel that Europe needs to go its own way, not relying on the United States.

Author: 0 Trump Says Has 'Total Confidence' in Son-in-law, Key Adviser Kushner

He is not suspected of a crime, however, or expected to face charges. USA media outlets and officials have repeatedly accused members of Trump's team of having contacts with Russian Federation, alleging that Moscow used these contacts for its own ends and even meddled in the United States 2016 presidential election.

Global Media Foreign militants in deadly Philippine urban battle
Author: 0 Foreign militants in deadly Philippine urban battle

The military also said the Maute Group wanted to earn recognition from the Islamic State Group and this was what motivated them to manifest their show of force against the Philippines military. At left is Armed Forces chief and martial law administrator Gen. Eduardo Ano and at center is Defense Chief Delfin Lorenzana. He said Hapilon suffered a stroke after a government airstrike wounded him in January.

Author: 0 Oil prices drop as OPEC extends production cuts

Sterling fell 0.4 percent on Friday to $1.2906, its biggest one-day slide in over three weeks, after a YouGov poll showed Britain's opposition Labour Party had cut the lead of Prime Minister May's Conservatives to five points, less than a fortnight before a national election.

Author: 0 Washington Denounces Erdogan's Security Brutality against Protesters

U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-California) and John McCain (R-Arizona) penned a joint a letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday urging him "to hold accountable those members of your staff who violently attacked peaceful protesters in our nation's capitol".

Author: 0 Why Trump is attacking Germany over trade

Merkel, during a campaign in Germany's southern state of Bavaria, said following the election of the U.S President Donald Trump and Brexit, Europeans "really have to take destiny into their own hands". Donald Trump has hit back at Angela Merkel in the latest volley in the war of words between the U.S. and Germany. May 28, 2017: In a veiled attack on the United States at a rally of her Christian Democratic Union, Merkel said "the times in which we can fully count on others are ...

Author: 0 German SPD leader calls Donald Trump a 'destroyer of all Western values'

Justin Trudeau was tugged between dual loyalties spanning the Atlantic Ocean as he committed Tuesday to working with the United States and Europe for the economic good of all Canadians. "We will chart out a future roadmap of cooperation with focus on trade and investment, security and counter-terrorism, innovation and science and technology, skill development, urban infrastructure, railways and civil aviation, The Prime Minister said before he left for Berlin ".

Author: 0 Italy backs Merkel call for stronger Europe in age of Trump

Merkel's remarks were meant to signal a new way of approaching transatlantic relations with both the USA and the the latter prepares to leave the European Union , a spokesman for the German leader confirmed on Monday. This wide-encompassing agreement includes totalisation and exportability of benefits and ensures and coordinates the social protection of nationals of both countries in the area of social security and payment of pensions even in the case of residence in the other ...

Author: 0 MERKEL: US relations are important - but Germany must also look elsewhere

This will change", Trump tweeted. White House chief economic adviser Gary Cohn clarified to reporters that the president was referring to Germany's trade practices. "This means working in friendship with the USA, United Kingdom and neighborly relationships with Russian Federation and other partners". A day later, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel also lashed out at Washington, saying the Trump administration's "short-sighted policies.

Author: 0 Trump was 'exhausted' when he deviated from prepared Saudi speech

The White House struggled to answer the question. "Netanyahu was a little less fond of the idea", Mr Hazan admitted, "but the president waited, and the embarrassing thing was that I fumbled with my phone". "They complement each other in the sense that the America First program is about how the USA can rejigger its economy, shrink government and be able to produce jobs for American citizens who elected President Trump to do this duty".

Author: 0 Highlights of the NDP-Green deal in British Columbia

But scrapping tolls will be in the NDP budget with the expectation the Greens will speak out against the idea, while still supporting the overall budget. - Make housing more affordable by taking action to deal with the speculation and fraud that the NDP and Greens say is driving up prices. - Establish an commission to support innovation and business development in the technology sector, and appoint a commissioner with a mandate to advocate on behalf of the province's technology sector in ...

Global Media Trump condemns fatal Oregon stabbings; says victims stood against hate
Author: 0 Trump condemns fatal Oregon stabbings; says victims stood against hate

One of the victims of the hate speech is sending her thanks to those who came to her defense, according to KPTV ( ). "Our prayers are with them", Trump tweeted from the official U.S. The incident happened on Friday afternoon on one of the city's light rail trains. According to the police , some of the slurs were directed at two female passengers, one of whom was wearing a hijab .

Author: 0 Trump repeats criticism of Germany as Merkel stands by stance

The German foreign minister said it's not appropriate to communicate with United States from a beer tent and over Twitter. Both leaders commended the steadfast efforts of the G-4 and other reform oriented countries and groups in moving forward the discussions towards initiation of text-based negotiations on the Security Council reform agenda at the ongoing Inter-governmental Negotiations (IGN) at the UN.

Global Media Palace thanks Senate for support on martial law
Author: 0 Palace thanks Senate for support on martial law

For his part, Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said that unless Congress seeks to revoke Duterte's declaration of martial law for the whole of Mindanao there is no need for the House of Representatives and the Senate to hold a joint session. Pangilinan said filing of the resolution "simply meant that the joint session is necessary to put officially on record" the steps the Executive Department took in determining the need for martial law in Mindanao.

Global Media Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate
Author: 0 Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

President Donald Trump placed a note in the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday, becoming the first sitting USA president to visit one of Judaism's holiest sites . Trump became the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall, the last remnant of the biblical Temple and Judaism's holiest site, saying he was "deeply moved" and that "it will leave an impression on me forever".

Global Media Merkel says can develop India ties and keep up U.S. relationship
Author: 0 Merkel says can develop India ties and keep up U.S. relationship

He said Trump's administration, for example, was unlikely to do much to tackle the causes of the migrant crisis - climate change, wars and persecution. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed concern over terrorism and said humanitarian forces must come together to combat the menace. Germany is the only country with which India has such an arrangement.

Author: 0 Trump's back: So are his tweets

Kushner was family - he's married to Trump's daughter, Ivanka - before he was ever a member of the Trump staff. The talks between Kushner and the Russians, if confirmed, would raise new questions about the Trump team's relationship with Moscow, which United States intelligence agencies say tried to sway the November election in the property tycoon's favor.

Global Media Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned USA reliability
Author: 0 Trump criticises Germany after Merkel questioned USA reliability

This will change", Trump tweeted on Tuesday. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and India's Minister of State for External Affairs Mobashar Jawad Akbar sign documents next to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a ceremony during the 4th round of German-Indian government consultation at the Chancellery in Berlin , Germany, May 30, 2017.

Author: 0 Djokovic, Nadal kick start French Open with a bang

I'm really enjoying it. Next up for the nine-time champion is Robin Haase, a man he has beaten on both previous meetings, and he knows there is no guarantee of an easy progression. Sergiy Stakhovsky bt Lu Yen-hsun 6-3, 6-4, 7-6 (7/4). Konta has never won a main-draw match at Roland Garros. "So that's all", said Djokovic, whose 29 unforced errors were one more than Granollers" total.

Author: 0 Leaked info 'undermines' Manchester attack probe

The U.K. has agreed to resume sharing intelligence with the U.S. Two cousins of the Manchester suicide bomber were being questioned in connection with the attack, as police said they were confident they had identified much of the terrorist's network , according to the report.

Author: 0 Manchester bombing: Eight arrested over terrorist attack

Police said they had arrested a woman after an armed raid at a block of flats in Blackley, north Manchester. Officials said Abedi, 22, born to a devoutly Muslim Libyan family in Britain's third-biggest city, was known to British security services.

Author: 0 Amid Rumors Of Staff Shake-Up, White House Communications Director Resigns

Axios reported that he offered to stay until end of the president's first overseas trip as USA leader. The Washington Post and Politico also reported the development. Kellyanne Conway, White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President Donald Trump left for his worldwide trip earlier this month.

Author: 0 Everyone wrote me off - Critics inspired Mertesacker before Arsenal triumph

Wenger came under fire from sections of Arsenal's support during a Premier League campaign that concluded with his team failing to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. "I'm happy for the manager", Ramsey said on the Wembley Stadium pitch. Surprisingly, though, it was Arsenal attacking with more pace and intensity, with Ozil was put through and seeing a 15th-minute effort cleared off the line by Cahill.

Author: 0 Uncertainty builds in Washington over White House leaks

Mr Trump returned to Washington after a nine-day overseas tour and immediately went on the offensive, saying the leaks coming out of his administration were "fabricated lies' invented by the media". Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Sunday said he's not sure where the "outrageous" leaks related to the attack in Manchester, England, came from, but said if they came from the US, it is "totally unacceptable".

Global Media 10 excerpts from Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's Harvard speech
Author: 0 10 excerpts from Facebook CEO Zuckerberg's Harvard speech

A few days before the ceremony, Zuckerberg went down memory lane and shared the moment he found out he was accepted to Harvard for the class of 2006, which was filmed by his father. Now today we have a level of wealth inequality that hurts everyone. Five years later, those students will be enrolling in college in the fall. "We should have a society that measures progress not by economic metrics like GDP but by how many of us have a role we find meaningful".

Author: 0 Merkel says European Union can not 'fully' rely on the U.S. or UK

At a Munich stop on the campaign trail, Merkel told supporters that Europe can no longer count on the US and the reliable allies. "The times in which we could rely fully on others - they are somewhat over", the New York Times reported Merkel said Sunday at a campaign event in Bavaria.

Global Media Palestinian hunger strike ends as Israel yields to prison demands
Author: 0 Palestinian hunger strike ends as Israel yields to prison demands

Issa Karaka, Chairman of Prisoners' Affairs at the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), confirmed the inmates had agreed to stop the strike. This hunger strike is the largest Palestinian prisoners have ever launched, said Ghassan Khatib, a Palestinian politician and former vice president of Birzeit University.

Global Media Police brings drunk man home, snaps selfie with him
Author: 0 Police brings drunk man home, snaps selfie with him

Mr Park was picked up by the on-duty pair after he was unable to provide his address to a taxi-driver. Mr Park has promised to ease off on the grog for a while and was described by Const. In a lesson to avoid future selfies, Senior Sgt Craig Fox said partygoers should "make a plan about how you will get home before you have a drink", and that he didn't ordinarily help with getting drunk people home.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump hits back at Germany after awkward trade summit

President Trump once again accused Germany of having an unfair advantage over the United States in trade, lashing out at the European ally for exporting more to the US than it imports. for us in Europe to take our fate into our own hands", Merkel told reporters in Berlin . " The West has become smaller, at least it has become weaker ".

Author: 0 Some fight, others flee over Texas' immigration crackdown

Greg Abbott (R) signed into law this month . Others waved banners reading: "See you in court!" SB 4 requires local authorities to cooperate with federal immigration authorities and prohibits local authorities from banning law enforcement officers from asking about immigration status.

Global Media Make in India outreach has attracted many German SMEs: Modi
Author: 0 Make in India outreach has attracted many German SMEs: Modi

Modi's support comes at a crucial time for Merkel, who has been fighting secessionist tendencies within the bloc since Britain made a decision to leave the 28-member bloc through a referendum in June a year ago. "We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany, plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military". Last week, meeting with European Union leaders, Trump said Germany is "very bad " for flooding the USA with cars.

Global Media Former contestant on 'The Bachelorette' dead at 31
Author: 0 Former contestant on 'The Bachelorette' dead at 31

He was 31 years old. He was pronounced dead at 2:54 a.m. "At this point it is not a suspicious death and the manner will be determined by the medical examiner", a spokesperson for the Austin Police Department Homicide Unit in Texas told E! As for Nance, the handsome, sweet-faced musician competed on " The Bachelorette " in 2012.

Author: 0 Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against Julian Assange

Ny's statement said that, according to Swedish legislation, any criminal investigation had to be conducted as quickly as possible, and once a prosecutor had exhausted the possibilities to continue, he or she was obliged to desist. He could face trial in the US for leaking hundreds of thousands of secret military and diplomatic documents. The Australian national has been there ever since, fearing eventual extradition to the USA and a potential trial over the leaking of secret American documents.

Author: 0 Angela Merkel says Europe must step up as diplomatic player

The tit-for-tat row has escalated rapidly after Trump criticised major North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies over their military spending and refused to endorse a global climate change accord at back-to-back summits last week. The frustrations began in Brussels when Trump renewed his attack on Germany's trade surplus and auto exports in a private meeting with European Union officials.

Global Media SNP manifesto: Indyref2 'triple lock' but movement on timing
Author: 0 SNP manifesto: Indyref2 'triple lock' but movement on timing

However, Ms Sturgeon declined to say how she would look to overcome resistance from whoever is Prime Minister on June 9. Scottish first minister renews call for independence referendum when Brexit terms are known. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said the SNP manifesto was "tired". Although she said the Labour leader is unfit to lead the country, Sturgeon suggested she would prop him up in government in order to get as much as her manifesto implemented as possible.

Author: 0 France Vows 'Immediate Riposte' to Future Chemical Weapon Use in Syria

Progress in Syria "will happen by a joint effort, which today we laid the foundations for", Macron said . Putin's visit coincided with France announcing that it had welcomed the first LGBT asylum seeker from Chechnya Monday. Macron recently returned from his first meeting with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and Group of 7 leaders, but in those meetings he was part of a larger group and the agenda was collective.

Global Media Winnings Announced For 2017 Indy 500
Author: 0 Winnings Announced For 2017 Indy 500

Sato passed three-time victor Helio Castroneves in the waning laps and held on to win, laying the ghost of a heartbreak at "The Brickyard" in 2012. "I just got to believe myself, believe what the vehicle is capable of", Sato said. "You know? It came off beautifully", Sato said. I realized he was really quick, especially in traffic.

Global Media Trump keeps up criticism of Germany
Author: 0 Trump keeps up criticism of Germany

Trump on Tuesday again attacked Germany for not meeting defense spending targets mandated by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and for its trade relationship with the USA, contending - without any explanation - that "this will change". Merkel, seeking to fix damage after shocking Washington on Sunday by declaring the era in which Europe could rely on its partners was somewhat over, repeatedly stressed the importance of trans-Atlantic ties but also highlighted Germany's history of ...

Global Media German foreign minister tries to cool off Merkel-Trump row
Author: 0 German foreign minister tries to cool off Merkel-Trump row

Mrs Merkel also used her campaign rally to urge European Union nations to stick together in the face of emerging policy divisions with the US, Britain's decision to leave the bloc and other challenges on the horizon. Germany's Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel followed her and blasted the USA, saying the Trump administration's "short-sighted policies. stand against the interest of the European Union".

Author: 0 Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs Raisi - ISNA

Raisi himself called Qalibaf's decision "revolutionary", according to conservative news agency Tasnim. There was no immediate reaction from Rouhani. "Every president since the revolution has won re-election (i.e. enjoyed sufficient popular and deep state support) for a second term". By contrast, Raisi has promised that, if elected, he will ensure that the nation becomes more self-sufficient and establishes relations with other countries only "when in the interests of Iran".

Global Media Transgender student wins appeal in final week of school
Author: 0 Transgender student wins appeal in final week of school

With this decision, the Seventh Circuit ( which covers Wisconsin , Illinois, and IN ) is the first federal appeals court to find conclusively that a transgender student has the right to be treated IN accordance with the student's gender identity at school under both Title IX and the Constitution.

Global Media Iranian Tensions Cloud Victory for Moderates in Tehran
Author: 0 Iranian Tensions Cloud Victory for Moderates in Tehran

US President Donald Trump has deliberately accused Tehran of sponsoring extremist groups in the Middle East in order to stir up "Iranophobia" and boost American arms sales in the region, Iran's Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Sarkisian also praised Iran for its balanced position on the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. He met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin in Jerusalem and said in a statement after the meeting that Israel and Muslim nations have a ...

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