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Global Media Merkel and Trump: Opposing styles with common interests
Author: 0 Merkel and Trump: Opposing styles with common interests

Trade is high on the agenda as Merkel flies to the United States for her first meeting with Trump on Tuesday. "So I expect that will be a topic of conversation for the plan to meet this commitment". It is Germany's third-largest trading partner, just behind China and France. She's bringing with her a trade delegation that reportedly includes the heads of both BMW and Siemens, whose companies together employ around 120,000 people in the U.S.in their factories and related businesses.

Global Media Derby sack Steve McClaren again and line up Gary Rowett as replacement
Author: 0 Derby sack Steve McClaren again and line up Gary Rowett as replacement

An initial upturn in results sent Derby hurtling towards the Sky Bet Championship Play-Offs, but failure to record a victory in February and a hard start to March, has left the Rams facing a mid-table finish. 'He is an exemplar of the qualities and values we want in our team and has clearly demonstrated his abilities to get that from his players too. Of course we would like to achieve this sooner rather than later.

Global Media British pro- BDS activist barred from entering Israel
Author: 0 British pro- BDS activist barred from entering Israel

The PSC condemned Israel's ban on Lanning's visit, who it says is "the first victim of a new law passed by the Knesset to silence its critics". "The organisation Mr Lanning heads is one of the leading anti-Israel delegitimisation and BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) organisations in Britain, and one of the largest in Europe", a joint statement from the immigration authority and the strategic affairs ministry said .

Author: 0 South Australia announces $550m energy plan

Scientist struggles to walk through 177kmh winds When a 177kmh wind is blasting outside most people tend to seek shelter, but not the scientists at Mount Washington Observatory. But peak business organisation Business SA, the Liberal Opposition and the welfare sector's South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) expressed concerns about the cost of the plan, particularly about how much would be spent building a new power station.

Global Media Monday Weather: Cold rain, lower temps
Author: 0 Monday Weather: Cold rain, lower temps

Similar conditions are expected on the Chesapeake Bay, with higher gusts to 50 knots, rain and some snow. Chance of snow 70%. The snow's coming down and we'll have temperatures in the low-30s. Philadelphia could see 6 to 12 inches of snow. Snow will begin sometime after 5 a.m. Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.

Global Media Archaeologists discover massive statue in Egyptian slum
Author: 0 Archaeologists discover massive statue in Egyptian slum

The first part of the colossus - a large portion of the head - was pulled up last Thursday. The discovery was hailed by the Antiquities Ministry as one of the most important ever. This knowledge will allow the team to take the appropriate steps to preserve the statue. The team was working at what was once Heliopolis, one of the oldest cities in ancient Egypt.

Global Media Duterte brushes off China comments on Benham Rise
Author: 0 Duterte brushes off China comments on Benham Rise

In 2012, the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf approved the Philippines' undisputed territorial claim to Benham Rise. The Chinese Foreign Ministry claimed that their vessels were only exercising freedom of navigation and the right to innocent passage.

Global Media 'Bayern are tracking Arsenal's Xhaka' - Hitzfeld
Author: 0 'Bayern are tracking Arsenal's Xhaka' - Hitzfeld

The Bundesliga champions will need to find a replacement for Xabi Alonso this summer after the Spaniard announced he was retiring at the end of the season and Xhaka reportedly features on the Bavarians' shortlist. Switzerland worldwide Xhaka joined the Gunners in a £35 million deal from Borussia Monchengladbach last summer, but has largely failed to convince at the Emirates Stadium.

Global Media Smaller parties, lone Independent MLA to decide forming next govt in Manipur
Author: 0 Smaller parties, lone Independent MLA to decide forming next govt in Manipur

Similarly, senior leader and Curtorim legislator Aleixo Reginaldo Lourenco said that the people wanted the Congress to form the government but party leaders miserably failed to honour the verdict. Whether the smaller parties like NPP, NPF, LJP and TMC will join the Congress is a million-dollar question as all of them have won on an anti-Congress plank.

Global Media Assad Calls New US Troops Deployed To Syria 'Invaders'
Author: 0 Assad Calls New US Troops Deployed To Syria 'Invaders'

In the interview, the Syrian president tackled down some important issues as the commercial blockade, and pointed out that it set off terrorism and attacks and does not help in any way to solve the crisis. Asked about a deployment of USA forces near the northern city of Manbij, Assad said, "Any foreign troops coming to Syria without our invitation. are invaders".

Global Media Somalia hit by deadly vehicle bomb
Author: 0 Somalia hit by deadly vehicle bomb

Al-Shabab poses a major challenge to Somalia's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, who has vowed to make security a priority in this Horn of Africa country as the fragile central government seeks to expand its control outside key areas like the capital.

Author: 0 Rutte Slams Wilders as Pechtold Sees Photo Finish in Dutch Vote

Scrambling to fight off the challenge from Mr Wilders, Mark Rutte, the Dutch prime minister, has been muddying the waters. Here's what you need to know. With 28 parties to choose from, it will be hard for the Dutch to cast a clear vote in Werdnesday's election. The outgoing prime minister repeated his pledge that he and his Liberal VVD party would not work with Wilders and his Freedom Party (PVV) "but he still would be able to form a new government" in coalition talks.

Global Media Nigeria, South Africa to set-up xenophobia-busting monitor
Author: 0 Nigeria, South Africa to set-up xenophobia-busting monitor

Recent attacks saw homes of migrants, especially Nigerians, burned down and shops looted amid accusations of involvement in crime and taking of local jobs. Onyeama who assured of Nigeria's readiness to partner with on the advancement of the two countries, added that the early warning mechanism would always form part of agenda at the Ni-National Commission's meeting which has now been elevated to the level of Heads of States of the two countries.

Global Media Ibobi quits as Manipur CM, BJP stakes claim
Author: 0 Ibobi quits as Manipur CM, BJP stakes claim

The iconic peace activist Irom Sharmila, who contested polls for the first time from Thoubal, Manipur, lost to Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh. They also claimed that of the four MLAs from the National People's Party favoured the Congress.

Global Media Biren Singh will be new Chief Minister of Manipur
Author: 0 Biren Singh will be new Chief Minister of Manipur

Former footballer and journalist Nongthombam Biren Singh is BJP's chief ministerial candidate. "I will bring change", Biren Singh told reporters immediately after he was elected leader. "The verdict has been given by the people of Manipur in support of the Congress by giving us a clear majority". When asked about NPP pledging its support to BJP too, MPCC president TN Haokip said, "Our deal with NPP still stands".

Author: 0 BJP, Cong stake claim in Manipur

The BJP cobbles up the numbers to stake a claim to form a government in Imphal . "In certain quarters Manipur was being discussed as an alien state, quite away from mainstream India, but by giving such an overwhelming vote in favour of BJP it has reiterated its aspirations of being be part of national mainstream and joining the development journey led by PM Modi", he said.

Global Media This week at the White House: Angela Merkel and a Saudi prince
Author: 0 This week at the White House: Angela Merkel and a Saudi prince

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who has been eagerly preparing for her first face-to-face meeting with President Donald Trump, will be forced to wait an extra three days for her introduction to the new U.S. The delegation will tell Trump that the number of direct jobs created by German companies in the United Stats hovers around 810,000. Alluding to this, she told Parliament on Thursday that she plans to emphasize that "even if in parts of the world we see protectionist and nationalist ...

Author: 0 Virginia Republican Rep. Rob Wittman opposes GOP health care plan

One might assume we would qualify for Medicaid or other subsidized coverage, but in Idaho, that assumption is false. Three months later, in his inaugural address , Trump's memorable line - his reference to "American carnage" - specifically referenced "drugs that have stolen too many lives and robbed our country of so much unrealized potential".

Global Media Top Korea, US military officials visit Carl Vinson aircraft
Author: 0 Top Korea, US military officials visit Carl Vinson aircraft

Key Resolve will also involve the massive participation of US special warfare forces, including US Naval Special Warfare Development Group, known as DEVGRU or SEAL Team Six, according to the military. Most recently, the North fired off four missiles towards Japan, claiming it was practice for potential strikes at US military bases. The arrival of the Carl Vinson Strike Group demonstrates the USA intent of deterring North Korea amid tensions over the North's evolving missile and nuclear ...

Global Media Sri Lanka To Become Ideal Location For Indian Films
Author: 0 Sri Lanka To Become Ideal Location For Indian Films

The move came after their meeting with Central Ministers Nirmala Seetharaman and Pon Radhakrishnan on Sunday. Referring to the fishermen's charge that government was discriminating against fishermen from Tamil Nadu while it had promptly arrested Italian marines for the killing of two Kerala fishermen, she said both were different incidents and should not be compared.

Global Media South Koreans celebrate president's removal after corruption scandal
Author: 0 South Koreans celebrate president's removal after corruption scandal

In 2012, she convincingly defeated her liberal opponent with overwhelming support from older South Koreans, who remembered her dictator father as a hero. Sure, Beijing might have granted Donald Trump his coveted trademarks, but it is seriously unhappy with the U.S.' deployment of a missile defense system-the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense or THAAD-to South Korea .

Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation calls for calm as European Union leaders slam Erdogan's 'Nazi' jibes

The Netherlands, however, canceled the flight clearance for Çavuşoğlu's aircraft on Saturday shortly after he warned that Turkey would impose "harsh sanctions" on Holland if it were to take such a step. President Erdogan said the Netherlands one could find "the remains of Nazis". Turkey also summoned the Dutch charges d'affaires in protest. The Turkish president also said: "Netherlands acted like a banana republic as opposed to an European Union member and a state of law".

Author: 0 Why so few are anxious about likely Fed rate hike this week

The state says total nonfarm jobs were up 15,300 to a record high of 5,931,600 in January. But manufacturing employers added 28,000 jobs to their payrolls, while construction added 58,000. Companies in manufacturing and other industries, including small firms, have become more optimistic , at least in part from expectations that favorable tax and regulatory policies will be coming from the Trump administration.

Global Media Explosion of Colors As India Plays Holi
Author: 0 Explosion of Colors As India Plays Holi

Whatsapp reads: I wish you to have a colorful and joy able holi... One of the biggest Hindu festivals, Holi holds a mythological importance - that of the triumph of good over evil. "Here the whole environment is very enjoyable and we all have come in the town of Lord Baba Vishwanath and are enjoying the festival of colors", said a local.

Global Media PIAA swimming, diving championships have revised schedule
Author: 0 PIAA swimming, diving championships have revised schedule

The Valley West girls will play Springfield Delco 5 p.m.at Easton; the Berwick girls will play Lower Moreland 8 p.m.at Hamburg; the Holy Redeemer girls will play Mount Carmel 8 p.m.at Hazleton Area. All PIAA boys and girls state basketball games scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday have been postponed due to impending Winter Storm Stella. For diving, the Class 2A championships are scheduled for Saturday, March 25.

Author: 0 A test for China-South Korea relations

These military drills will run until the end of April, and will include a significant number of ground, air, and naval forces from both countries, including strategic assets such as B-52 bombers and the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson . The impeachment of Park Geun-hye opens the door for a reset in ties with North Korea and China. Meanwhile, China's role on the Korean Peninsula is becoming more complicated.

Global Media Kellyanne Conway suggests Obama used different tactics in wiretapping
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway suggests Obama used different tactics in wiretapping

The White House intelligence committee asked the administration to provide evidence of Mr Trump's allegation by Monday. Even as she doubled down on her boss's claim that Obama spied on Trump, she denigrated the claims about Russian Federation as a "waste of people's oxygen, and air and resources and time when we could be helping those who are hungry, who need health care, who are in poverty, who need tax relief, entrepreneurs who want to get off the ground".

Global Media Defence spending by European NATO allies inches up in 2016
Author: 0 Defence spending by European NATO allies inches up in 2016

Defence spending by European NATO states inched up for the first time in seven years in 2016, the military alliance said on Monday. But Europe has sought to reverse the falling numbers since its neighbour Russian Federation annexed the peninsula of Crimea from Ukraine in 2014 by setting the target for defence spending at 2 percent of each member state's economic output.

Author: 0 Malaysia received Kim Jong-nam's fingerprint data from Japan to confirm identity

On March 7, North Korea prohibited Malaysians in that country from leaving and Malaysia also took similar action in terms of the North Koreans in this country. North Korea has shot down the allegations and has accused Malaysia of manipulating the probe. Relations between Malaysia and North Korea have become increasingly strained since Mr Kim's death, with tit-for-tat expulsions of each other's ambassadors.

Global Media Highlights of CBO's score of Republican health bill
Author: 0 Highlights of CBO's score of Republican health bill

Until then, it's hard to know what to expect. I personally have problems with forcing the poor into high deductible plans (bronze plans), when they aren't going to be able to afford the deductibles - medical bills are one of the (if not the) leading causes of bankruptcy.

Author: 0 Obama 'could have spied on Trump using microwave'

On Monday, Conway was again forced to play defense. She also denied her remarks were related to Trump's allegations against Obama. Conway admitted Monday she had "no evidence" for her sensational suggestion in an interview that the Obama administration may have been spying on Trump Tower through people's TV sets.

Author: 0 Turkey summons Dutch envoy over treatment of minister, protesters

The crisis with the Netherlands is the most serious yet as tensions spiral between Turkey and its European Union allies over the desire of top Turkish officials to hold rallies overseas ahead of the April 16 referendum on a new constitution that would give Erdogan greater powers.

Global Media Guardiola and Kane win monthly Premier League awards
Author: 0 Guardiola and Kane win monthly Premier League awards

So the FA Cup would be a good return for Guardiola in his first season". Boro nearly set up a grandstand finish as Fabio's 80th-minute header was goalbound until John Stones slid clear but City held on, although Sane knows the margin of victory should have been greater.

Global Media Iraqi forces say mass grave of 500 people at Badoush prison
Author: 0 Iraqi forces say mass grave of 500 people at Badoush prison

The militants are vastly outnumbered and outgunned by Iraqi forces backed by a USA -led coalition and are defending their last major stronghold in Iraq using suicide auto bombs, snipers and mortars. The militant group is now fighting in its last major urban stronghold, in the western part of Mosul, where the museum is located. Iraqi forces launched an operation to retake west Mosul, the largest population center still held by the jihadists, on February 19.

Global Media War With North Korea? US Sending Attack Drone To South Korea
Author: 0 War With North Korea? US Sending Attack Drone To South Korea

The election campaign - a vote must be held within 60 days - will spur fresh debate on how to stop Kim from acquiring more powerful nuclear weapons and missiles. The ruling immediately provoked protests from Park's supporters, many of whom are longtime backers of her family (her father, Park Chung-hee, was military dictator in the 1960s and '70s).

Global Media Erdogan warns Netherlands after minister's expulsion
Author: 0 Erdogan warns Netherlands after minister's expulsion

The Dutch foreign ministry said it regretted the course of events, but remained committed to dialogue with Turkey. His comments came yesterday after the Netherlands said it would refuse Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu permission to land for a rally to gather support for a referendum on boosting Erdogan's powers.

Global Media Woman confronts Sean Spicer in Apple Store
Author: 0 Woman confronts Sean Spicer in Apple Store

To which Spicer responded, "such a great country that allows you to be here". He kindly asked that you all help determine where that goes", Spicer said. Of course America "allows" her to be here. In an interview with DailyMail Chauhan said, "He's the press secretary for the president of the United States".

Global Media Children's Author Amy Krouse Rosenthal Has Died Of Ovarian Cancer
Author: 0 Children's Author Amy Krouse Rosenthal Has Died Of Ovarian Cancer

Her most recent children's book, That's Me Loving You , was released in December. Longtime Chicago resident, 51-year old Amy Krouse Rosenthal knew the end was near. "But that is not going to happen". "I am wrapping this up on Valentine's Day, and the most genuine, non-vase-oriented gift I can hope for is that the right person reads this, finds Jason, and another love story begins", she added.

Author: 0 Dutch approach 'exactly fascism — Turkish EU Minister

Ties between Ankara and Berlin became strained in recent months after Germany banned two domestic rallies that were created to court the support of the local ethnic Turkish population in support of constitutional changes in Turkey's upcoming referendum.

Global Media AP Analysis: South Koreans stunned by leader's rapid ouster
Author: 0 AP Analysis: South Koreans stunned by leader's rapid ouster

Protesters supporting South Korean President Park Geun-hye clash with riot policemen near the Constitutional Court in Seoul , South Korea , in this photo taken by Kyodo on March 10, 2017. Speaking to reporters recently, Moon invoked his old boss, Roh, and Roh's predecessor, Nobel peace prize victor Kim Dae-jung, the architect of the "sunshine policy", as inspirations behind his bid for the presidency.

Global Media Biren Singh named BJP's Manipur CM candidate
Author: 0 Biren Singh named BJP's Manipur CM candidate

Goa and Manipur proof of it, " Jha tweeted. The party leader said BJP in different states have different strategies and at the end of the day, it is the central leadership which finally decides on the strategy. BJP, which won 21 seats against zero in 2012, now claims the support of 11 more MLAs to form the government - its third in the northeast. In Manipur, the BJP has won 20 of 55 seats where the results have been declared.

Global Media Trump aides attack agency that will analyze health bill's costs
Author: 0 Trump aides attack agency that will analyze health bill's costs

The Post noted that government-wide cuts being proposed by the White House would see the federal workforce scaled back by the largest magnitude "since the drawdown following World War II". But Price sang a less upbeat tune Friday when he was pressed on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" about Hall's role in the process, saying the CBO had a record of "woefully underperforming when it comes to evaluating health systems".

Author: 0 UK Prime Minister to Keep EU Waiting for Brexit Announcement

The Brexit Secretary has warned members of Parliament to leave the bill for exiting the European Union unchanged when it is debated again in the House of Commons on Monday. "Most fundamentally, the United Kingdom will not be in full control of the negotiating agenda, and specifically the order in which issues will be addressed", said James McCormack, global head of sovereigns at Fitch Ratings, in a blog post about the Brexit challenges he foresees for Britain.

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