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Author: 0 Airstrikes on Islamic State-held Syrian city kill 12

The SDF says it will "attack from the north, east and west" of Raqqa, NPR's Alison Meuse reports from Beirut. "It's hard to convince new recruits that ISIS is a winning cause when they just lost their twin "capitals" in both Iraq and Syria ", Townsend said, referring to IS by another acronym.

Global Media Mom awes son in spending $25000 on lavish prom
Author: 0 Mom awes son in spending $25000 on lavish prom

Johnny "JJ" Eden Jr. had a camel and three tons of sand brought in to the 3400 block of Clearfield Street for photos. Shuler also rented a Rolls Royce and a Lamborghini for Eden and his three dates . JJ brought three dates, all in custom-made gowns, and wore three different outfits himself. Her son's happiness apparently has no financial limit. Shuler, who runs a soul food restaurant, said that she's been working on it for a long time: "I'll show you receipts all the way from two years ...

Author: 0 IS claims responsibility for Kabul attack that killed 80

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said the "despicable" attack killed an Afghan guard from the country's embassy and some employees had been injured. "I don't think that more US or North Atlantic Treaty Organisation soldiers can solve the security problems in Afghanistan", he said. Interior Ministry deputy spokesman Najib Danish told RFE/RL that more than 50 vehicles were either destroyed or damaged.

Global Media Backed fighters thrust into Raqqa
Author: 0 Backed fighters thrust into Raqqa

The Pentagon statement did not further identify the targeted forces. One of the main Turkey-backed groups that have been attacking the Kurds in Syria is the Islamic Movement of Ahrar al-Sham, which has recently stepped up its attacks on YPG-held areas in Afrin district in northwestern Aleppo.

Author: 0 ITV: Sturgeon sees independence from United Kingdom by 2025

However, during a hard half hour, she was repeatedly lambasted over her refusal to drop her plans for another referendum and warned she was losing the support of even some SNP supporters . The poll also looked at the Scottish independence question. On the issue of tactical voting, respondents were asked if they would consider voting for a party or candidate that is not their first choice in order to stop a party or candidate they do not like from winning.

Global Media Led coalition strikes pro-regime forces in Syria
Author: 0 Led coalition strikes pro-regime forces in Syria

On May 18, the coalition conducted its first airstrike against the pro-government forces, which the United States believes are backed by Iran, as it was moving inside a well-established de-confliction zone in southern Syria. After warnings, both through the hotline and overhead passes, US aircraft struck a number of their vehicles. A US official confirmed that the coalition reached out via the Russian military through the deconfliction hotline, as well as taking "a variety of steps" to ...

Global Media Beijing In Touch With Moscow Over India's NSG Bid: Chinese Foreign Ministry
Author: 0 Beijing In Touch With Moscow Over India's NSG Bid: Chinese Foreign Ministry

It also ruled out backing New Delhi's entry in the grouping, adding that all it wants is that there should be non-discriminatory solution applicable to all contries that don't sign the non-proliferation treaty (NPT). "We appreciate and applaud Pakistan's efforts it put in during building of the CPEC which has now entered a stage of implementation with the concerted efforts of China and Pakistan", Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Hua Chunying said during her regular press ...

Author: 0 Trump delays moving embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

Written into that act was a provision that allowed the president to sign a six-month waiver that would delay the move. Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY ), co-chairman of the House Republican Israel Caucus, said in a Thursday statement that " Jerusalem is absolutely where our embassy belongs", being the locale of not only major religious sites but Israeli government operations.

Author: 0 Bloomberg pledges $15M to United Nations to cover USA climate share

Malloy's office said the state has also committed to buying power from regional wind and solar projects, hoping to meet 20 percent of Connecticut's electricity needs with renewables by 2020. "Strong transatlantic ties are far more important and far more durable than the latest unfortunate decisions of the new administration", Tusk said.

Author: 0 End of Israeli occupation would benefit both sides - U.N. right chief

Israel granted the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) representative rights and, in return, the PLO agreed to recognize Israel's existence. But on the other, the insurgent threat is almost impossible to solve with a decisive military campaign like the Six-Day War.

Author: 0 Trump Slams London Mayor Khan a Second Time After Incident

Eighteen of the injured remain in critical condition. Armed police reacted swiftly, killing the attackers within eight minutes with 50 shots. Trump maintained the feud with Khan on Monday, tweeting: " Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement".

Author: 0 Trump goes to Supreme Court, insists travel ban on Muslims

After the Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined May 25 to lift a Maryland federal judge's injunction halting the temporary ban ordered by President Trump on March 6, U.S. The Justice Department on Thursday formally asked the Supreme Court to let a ban on visitors from six mostly Muslim countries and refugees from around the world to be put in place.

Global Media Security guard kills Arab-Israeli protester in central Israel
Author: 0 Security guard kills Arab-Israeli protester in central Israel

He resisted arrest, and some 50 other locals arrived at the site, trying to prevent the arrest and hurling stones at the police auto. Following the incident, residents attacked and torched the police station and three police cars. In 1956, Israeli forces killed 48 people in an infamous massacre during a curfew in the area. In 2014, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin described that event as a "terrible crime".

Global Media Terror attack becomes focus of British campaign
Author: 0 Terror attack becomes focus of British campaign

All three attackers were shot dead by police after ramming a van into pedestrians on the bridge and stabbing people in the market. One of the attackers shouted "this is for Allah " as he knifed a man near a pub - while the Islamic State militant group claimed its fighters carried out the attack .

Global Media 200+ mayors, 10 governors counter Trump's exit from Paris Agreement
Author: 0 200+ mayors, 10 governors counter Trump's exit from Paris Agreement

Bloomberg, who is the U.N. Secretary-General's special envoy for Cities and Climate Change , submitted the " We Are Still In " declaration to U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres and the U.N. The deal would have expanded "markets for innovative clean technologies", they said, which could spur economic growth and job creation. In an open letter, the signatories vow to "continue to support climate action to meet the Paris Agreement", even "in the absence of leadership from Washington".

Global Media Critics say Trump tweets may undercut legal case
Author: 0 Critics say Trump tweets may undercut legal case

Another person who is suggesting Trump's tweets will hurt his case is George Conway, husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway. "Mr. President, you can't criticize the Justice Department ", he said. Earlier court orders took into account the public statements made by the President on the issue, and his new Twitter barrage undercuts the argument, judicial and public, that his officials have been building over the recent months.

Author: 0 Philippines Issues Extremists in Marawi an Ultimatum — Surrender or Die

Duterte, who has been heavily criticized for a brutal crackdown on illegal drugs, has placed all of Mindanao under martial law . Filipino Catholic priest who was abducted by gunmen claiming to be jihadist militants, last week, has appealed for help in a video posted on social media today, May 30.

Global Media Portland Murder Suspect Believes Stabbings Were 'An Act Of Patriotism'
Author: 0 Portland Murder Suspect Believes Stabbings Were 'An Act Of Patriotism'

Dyjuana Hudson posted a series of pictures to her Facebook page late Wednesday night showing the meeting between her daughter Destinee Mangum and Micah Fletcher , the PSU student who was stabbed while defending her daughter. "Imagine that for a second - being the little girl on the MAX", Fletcher said. "The Muslim community, especially in Portland , needs to understand that there are a lot of us that are not going to stand by and let anybody - whether they are from here or not - scare ...

Author: 0 Israel to keep security control over West Bank, Netanyahu says

I am not embarrassed that we lost. President Trump made this decision to maximize the chances of successfully negotiating a deal between Israel and the Palestinians, fulfilling his solemn obligation to defend America's national security interests.

Global Media Jets release David Harris, franchise's 2nd-leading tackler
Author: 0 Jets release David Harris, franchise's 2nd-leading tackler

The Jets discussed a pay cut with Harris, but that does not appear to have been accepted, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter . This offseason they have parted ways with Darrelle Revis , Nick Mangold and Brandon Marshall . Bowles often referred to him as "the glue" on defense, always effusively praising his quiet leadership. A second-round pick in 2007, the former Michigan Wolverine has been one of the team's most consistent performers.

Author: 0 Is Apple's HomePod the 'One More Thing' of WWDC 2017 You Wanted?

By saying , "Hey Siri , I like this song", HomePod and Apple Music will learn user preferences. The new operating system for Apple Watch will come with a Siri-based watch face that changes what information is presented based on your calendar and in other apps.

Author: 0 Beijing rejects US remarks on SChina Sea

China's foreign ministry late on Sunday slammed what it claims were "irresponsible remarks" made by the United States and Japan on the South China Sea and Taiwan at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. "But we can not allow China to use its economic power to buy its way out of other problems, whether it's militarizing islands in the South China Sea or failure to put appropriate pressure on North Korea ".

Global Media The Big Issue interviews Jeremy Corbyn live on Facebook
Author: 0 The Big Issue interviews Jeremy Corbyn live on Facebook

Just a week ago, a previous Survation poll had the Tory lead at six points. May started the campaign with an 18-point lead over Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party and looked set to give herself more wiggle room in Parliament than the narrow majority won by her predecessor, David Cameron, in 2015.

Author: 0 Putin on Trump-Russia: 'You Created a Sensation Out of Nothing'

In several cases, Putin said he was not even aware of contacts reported in American media. The leader also downplayed any interaction he had with former U.S. Did we have a special relationship with him? Mr Putin suggested that skilled hackers anywhere, including the U.S., could shift the blame for hacking onto Russian Federation.

Global Media Toll from Last Week's Afghan Bombing Passes 150
Author: 0 Toll from Last Week's Afghan Bombing Passes 150

At 150 people were killed in a massive truck-bomb explosion in Kabul on May 31, President Ashraf Ghani said, an upward revision making it deadliest single attack to strike Afghanistan since the US-led invasion of 2001 to topple the Taliban .

Global Media Trump calls for American resolve against 'vile enemy'
Author: 0 Trump calls for American resolve against 'vile enemy'

Before Trump's tweet, a Fox News host made a similar point, saying, "Notice we're not having a gun debate right now, because they didn't kill with guns". Trump is expected to visit the United Kingdom in October. "There are plans to change the police funding formula which could mean we lose up to £700 million on top of that, which leads to a total loss of our policing budget of £1.7 billion and we don't receive the right level of funding as a capital city we should receive".

Global Media 36 bodies found in Manila casino after shooting attack by lone gunman
Author: 0 36 bodies found in Manila casino after shooting attack by lone gunman

The incident unfolded when the gunman forced his way into the Resorts World Manila casino, shot at gambling machines and set tables on fire. Albayalde said "the bodies were found in the gaming area of the casino". He had stuffed chips totaling 113 million pesos ($2.3 million) in a backpack, but this had been recovered by police, he added. He retreated to a hotel room where he poured gasoline on a bed and shot himself.

Author: 0 GSLV launch takes India closer to next generation of satellite capability: PM

The GSLV Mark-III is equipped with an Indian cryogenic third stage and has a higher payload capacity compared to the current GSLV. "We have mastered the cryogenic technology", Liquid Propulsion Systems Centre Director S. "The country feels proud with the ISRO's successful launch", Rao said in an official release. Mukherjee said the nation was proud of ISRO's achievement while Modi said the mission took India closer to next generation satellite capability.

Global Media Maharashtra SSC Result 2017 is expected by 9 June
Author: 0 Maharashtra SSC Result 2017 is expected by 9 June

Hence students should relax till the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education (MSBSHSE) issues an official date to release the Maharashtra Class X result 2017 . Every year, around 14 lakh candidates appear for HSC exam, whereas 17 lakh candidates appear for SSC examination. Keeping this in mind, the students are expected to perform better compared to past year.

Author: 0 Madhya Pradesh farmers' protest: 4 dead in police firing, curfew imposed

The farmers' strike saw incidents of violence from its first day, with clashes between the police and protestors, and delivery trucks being set on fire, Indian Express reported . The outburst of discontent in India's heartland farming states of Madhya Pradesh and neighbouring Maharashtra poses a challenge for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who has promised to double farmers' incomes over the next five years.

Global Media Oil falls on Middle East rift with Qatar
Author: 0 Oil falls on Middle East rift with Qatar

The country imported about $1 billion worth of foodstuffs in 2015, with about a third of that coming from Saudi Arabia and the UAE, according to the World Bank data. Trump wrote on Twitter. But they also add that other global flights, which intend to use any of the three countries' FIRs to access Qatar, must obtain prior approval from the respective civil aviation authorities.

Global Media Solo climber is 1st up Yosemite's El Capitan without ropes
Author: 0 Solo climber is 1st up Yosemite's El Capitan without ropes

Honnold says he rehearsed the route many times while climbing with protective gear and memorized each hole he had to grab and the way to position his body until he felt comfortable enough to attempt the climb. And while it took Caldwell and Jorgeson 19 days to reach the top of El Cap, Honnold made it in 3 hours, 56 minutes. Jimmy Chin and E Chai Vasarhelyi have directed the film, which will get a theatrical release followed by a global broadcast on National Geographic channels in 171 ...

Global Media Horrified Witnesses Watch as Chinese Zoo Feeds Live Donkey to Tigers
Author: 0 Horrified Witnesses Watch as Chinese Zoo Feeds Live Donkey to Tigers

According to the zoo authorities, the lowering of the live donkey into the enclosure was unauthorised. While it was not reported whether the practice of feeding live animals is a regular occurrence in the establishment, a zoo worker reportedly claimed that the incident was caused by "internal contradictions" among shareholders.

Author: 0 Dugdale handed Labour polling boost ahead of Scottish leaders debate

According to the Scotland Votes seat predictor, this would leave the SNP with 46 seats (down from 56), the Tories with seven seats (up from one), the Lib Dems with three (up from one) and Labour with three (up from one). Scottish Conservative MSP for the North East Ross Thomson said: "Once again, we've seen the First Minister taken to task on her party's terrible record on education".

Author: 0 North Korea rejects new sanctions, to continue nuclear programme

The sanctions are mostly symbolic since it's unlikely that the targeted companies or individuals have any such business dealings or USA assets. Mattis made no mention of President Trump's decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate change agreement.

Global Media Hizbul leader Zakir Musa 'tells' Muslims to launch jihad against cow protectors
Author: 0 Hizbul leader Zakir Musa 'tells' Muslims to launch jihad against cow protectors

He further slammed the Indian Muslim by saying, "They are the most shameless Muslims in the world". Mentioning the recent attacks on cow slaughterers, Musa said that the blood of Muslims is being spilled "in the name of Gau Raksha". The al-Qaeda operative tried to mislead the Indian Muslims by saying that despite a population of crores they are living like slaves in the country.

Global Media North Korea a 'clear and present danger' to world, says Mattis
Author: 0 North Korea a 'clear and present danger' to world, says Mattis

The measures adopted on Friday could have been agreed by the council's North Korea sanctions committee behind closed doors, but Washington convinced China to back a public vote on the blacklist, amplifying the council's unhappiness with Pyongyang's defiance of a United Nations ban on ballistic missile launches.

Global Media South Korea fires shots at North after 'unidentified object' flies over DMZ
Author: 0 South Korea fires shots at North after 'unidentified object' flies over DMZ

As North Korea continues to develop its nuclear missiles program, pressure is mounting on Japan and South Korea to develop their own countermeasures. Traditionally, the United States and China have negotiated new sanctions before involving the 13 other UN Security Council members. The total was almost 44 percent below February's figure when Beijing's ban on North Korean coal came into force.

Global Media Trump's United Kingdom trip should be canceled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan
Author: 0 Trump's United Kingdom trip should be canceled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

The British government on Tuesday stood by an invitation for US President Donald Trump to make a state visit to the United Kingdom as London Mayor Sadiq Khan under attack from the White House said the offer should be scrapped. In a clear reference to Trump's tweets Sunday and Monday criticizing London Mayor Sadiq Khan, Clinton said: "It's a time for steady, determined leadership - like we are seeing from local authorities in London , including the mayor of London ".

Author: 0 Backed Syrian force attacks IS-held Raqqa

Defeating ISIL in Raqqa would "deliver a decisive blow to the idea of ISIS as a physical caliphate", coalition commander Lieutenant General Steve Townsend said. Syrian Democratic Forces ( SDF ) fighters ride on vehicles in the north of Raqqa city, Syria February 5, 2017. The US-SDF partnership has complicated relations with Turkey, which views the group's Kurdish component as an extension of a terror group operating inside its own borders.

Global Media Death toll rises to 100 in Sri Lanka's floods, landslides
Author: 0 Death toll rises to 100 in Sri Lanka's floods, landslides

Rescuers had set up 185 camps for displaced people and the town of Matara in the south of the island was being evacuated because of the risk of flooding , the spokesman said. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed condolences and solidarity with Sri Lanka , further assuring of complete assistance in relief and rehabilitation operations.

Author: 0 Which states have joined the climate alliance that commits to Paris agreement?

It calls for nations to voluntarily reduce carbon dioxide emissions in hopes of limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius above temperatures at the outset of the Industrial Revolution. The "We Are Still In" coalition also features nine states, including California and NY, scores of universities, and leaders of 125 cities from Los Angeles to Chicago, according to a statement released Monday.

Global Media President takes travel ban battle to U.S. Supreme Court - and Twitter
Author: 0 President takes travel ban battle to U.S. Supreme Court - and Twitter

Lawyers for the government "have made a diligent effort to demonstrate" that the travel order "was not about religious animus", he said , nor was it an effort to fulfill Trump's campaign pledge to enact a "Muslim ban". in order to help keep our country safe". Claimed the courts are slow and political, continuing his appalling campaign to undermine the judiciary. The inconsistency put White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders in a delicate spot Monday afternoon as questions streamed in about ...

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