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Global Media BJP, Congress hold talks to form Goa government
Author: 0 BJP, Congress hold talks to form Goa government

During the hearing on Tuesday, the Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar, ordered an immediate floor test in Goa. "I appreciate Parrikar's deep commitment and love for the soil of Goa, but he should be sporting enough to accept the fact that the BJP has received drubbing under his leadership", he said.

Global Media Japan, US agree to closely coordinate on N. Korea policy
Author: 0 Japan, US agree to closely coordinate on N. Korea policy

North Korea carried out two nuclear tests previous year, and in January a senior North Korean official told NBC News that the country was ready to test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile "at any time, at any place". China sees it as a threat to its own security. In his interview with CNN, Xiao addressed criticisms that China can and should be doing more unilaterally to stop North Korea .

Global Media Marine Le Pen pledges to work with Britain in Brexit negotiations
Author: 0 Marine Le Pen pledges to work with Britain in Brexit negotiations

One thing is clear, according to analysts at Citigroup: a surprise victory for Marine Le Pen over Emmanuel Macron could have devastating effects on French bank stocks. Farage had kind words to say about Le Pen, praising her for having a connection to the French people. "We are old allies and economically speaking as well, we have a great many exchanges to implement", she said.

Global Media Virginia joins lawsuit against revised travel ban
Author: 0 Virginia joins lawsuit against revised travel ban

President Donald Trump's administration will appeal the court rulings that blocked his second attempt at restricting travel to the USA for people from six predominately Muslim countries, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said . ACLU attorney Omar Jadwat said, "The Constitution has once again put the brakes on President Trump's disgraceful and discriminatory ban". He called the revised executive order a "watered-down version" of the first one back in January.

Global Media Tillerson Submits to the Gutting of the State Department
Author: 0 Tillerson Submits to the Gutting of the State Department

Relations between US presidents and their chief diplomats have varied widely in history, but those between Trump and Tillerson are especially important because of potential conflicts between the unsettled state of the world and Trump's "America First" agenda, two of the officials said.

Author: 0 Is Donald Trump weakening the G20's defence of free trade

German police had discovered the package at Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble's office building earlier Wednesday, a day before he was due to host his new USA counterpart Steven Mnuchin for talks. But Mnuchin said in February that the administration isn't "making any judgments" on China's currency yet. A senior U.S. Treasury official said on Monday that Mnuchin will be "pushing hard" to advance U.S.

Global Media Everything you need to know about the Dutch election on Wednesday
Author: 0 Everything you need to know about the Dutch election on Wednesday

France chooses its next president in May, with far-right Marine Le Pen set to make the second-round run-off, while in September right-wing euroskeptic party Alternative for Germany, which has attacked Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door refugee policy, will probably win its first lower house seats.

Global Media Trump budget calls for billions for border wall with Mexico
Author: 0 Trump budget calls for billions for border wall with Mexico

This spending will reportedly stay in place. Building the wall was hugely popular among Trump's base, with supporters chanting "Build the Wall" regularly at rallies, and Trump has made it clear he intends to carry out promises to crack down on illegal immigration and bolster national security.

Global Media Malaysian WFP staff from N. Korea now safely in Beijing
Author: 0 Malaysian WFP staff from N. Korea now safely in Beijing

Malaysia and the DPRK used to enjoy relatively cordial relations until the death of a DPRK man at the Kuala Lumpur airport and the ensuing investigation implicated several DPRK nationals, including a second secretary of the DPRK embassy in Malaysia and an employee from the DPRK national carrier Air Koryo.

Author: 0 USA warns UN Human Rights Council: Either reform, or we leave

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson starts his first global trip this week as America's top diplomat. The State Department Correspondents' Association said in a statement that it was "disappointed" Tillerson chose to travel to Asia without a full contingent of media "or even a pool reporter" and called for access to Tillerson equal to that given by the reporter on the plane during his trip to Asia.

Global Media First Read's Morning Clips: Military Action Against North Korea 'On the Table'
Author: 0 First Read's Morning Clips: Military Action Against North Korea 'On the Table'

North Korea has now raised tensions in East Asia to their highest level since Pyongyang's first-ever nuclear test in 2006, which is highly to cause shifts in traditional global power roles. US and South Korean military chiefs warned on Tuesday that the North might conduct further "provocative actions" over Foal Eagle, while Chinese Premier Li Keqiang yesterday urged the soothing of tensions and a return to dialogue.

Author: 0 China's premier seeks to cool trade tensions with US

Li said that a trade war of tit-for-tat protectionist measures would ultimately damage the American economy. "We may have different statistical methodologies, but we can continue talking to reach a consensus". China, he said, will remain an important engine for world growth amid sluggish global economic recovery. China targets about 6.5 percent economic growth this year, which is slower than the 6.7 percent expansion achieved in 2016.

Author: 0 How Tesla Plans To Spend Additional $1.15 Billion In Funding

Speaking during the company's fourth-quarter earnings call, CEO Elon Musk said, "According to our financial plan, no capital has to be raised for the Model 3". The company is planning to produce 5,000 cars per week by the end of 2017. At the time, experts said that Tesla's plan was still unclear, until the company has recently announced concurrent stock and convertible note offerings, expecting to raise $1.15 billion.

Global Media Yemen's Houthi rebels 'shoot down Apache helicopter in Hodeida'
Author: 0 Yemen's Houthi rebels 'shoot down Apache helicopter in Hodeida'

Mohammed was not hurt in the attack . Yemen's al-Masirah television reported on Thursday that the boat which came under attack was carrying Somali refugees near Bab al-Mandeb Strait. A Saudi-led coalition, which is conducting an air campaign and fighting alongside Yemen's internationally recognized government, has accused the Shiite Houthi rebels of using Hodeida as a smuggling route for weapons.

Author: 0 United Nations report says Israel has established an apartheid regime

In her confirmation hearing in January, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley pointed specifically to the U.N.'s perceived anti-Israel bias as something the Trump administration would focus on. "The United States is outraged by the report of the U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia", Nikki Haley, the US permanent representative to the U.N., said in a statement Wednesday, condemning the report.

Global Media Myanmar may be seeking to expel all Rohingya, says UN
Author: 0 Myanmar may be seeking to expel all Rohingya, says UN

The UN special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee , on Monday (13 March) said that Naypyidaw might be using bureaucratic means to expel its Rohingya Muslim minority from the country after a security crackdown against them caused an worldwide outcry.

Global Media Mega turmoil in Goa Congress as Rane, Savio Rodrigues resign
Author: 0 Mega turmoil in Goa Congress as Rane, Savio Rodrigues resign

Singh said while the Congress is being blamed for deciding late on its legislative party leader in Goa, the BJP is yet to decide its leader in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. "The Congress vice president is not taking responsibility, and Digvijaya Singh is responsible for the loss [in the Assembly floor test]", Rodrigues said in an interview to TimesNow .

Global Media Justice Karnan demands Rs 14 crore relief from Supreme Court
Author: 0 Justice Karnan demands Rs 14 crore relief from Supreme Court

This comes a week after the apex court directed the state police chief to "personally" serve the warrant to the sitting Calcutta High Court judge after Justice Karnan failed to appear before the court several times. In his letter, he alleged that these senior judges have issued the order to protect the 20 judges against whom he has filed a complaint about dishonesty.

Global Media Taoiseach: We must work to convince Donald Trump about the EU
Author: 0 Taoiseach: We must work to convince Donald Trump about the EU

Kenny also sought to impress upon Trump the difficulties Ireland will face as a result of Britain's decision to leave the European Union. Some estimates put the Irish natives living in the country illegally in the tens of thousands. Kenny has been expected to step down as taoiseach and leader of the Fine Gael party after he returns from Washington. "Let me congratulate you, President Trump, on your election", he said.

Global Media New UP CM to take oath on March 19
Author: 0 New UP CM to take oath on March 19

With eyes on the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah are reportedly strategically working towards finalising the nominee for the post of Uttar Pradesh. However, Rajnath Singh while speaking with the media at the Parliament said that the reports of him relocating as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh are "unnecessary and futile speculation".

Global Media Oil Rises as Fall in US Stockpiles Provides Relief
Author: 0 Oil Rises as Fall in US Stockpiles Provides Relief

The Saudis will continue to be interested in controlling the price of oil by trying to strike a balanced price that would allow them to increase oil revenues on the one hand, and curtail a significant rise in U.S. The rise in storage levels last week was in large part due to higher US oil imports, Nuttall said. It would be important to watch the production levels in Iran as the production has moved up.

Global Media European Union top court: nations do not have to issue humanitarian visas
Author: 0 European Union top court: nations do not have to issue humanitarian visas

They emphasise, in particular, the deteriorating security situation in Syria in general, and in Aleppo especially, and on the fact that, being Orthodox Christians, they are at risk of persecution on account of their religious beliefs. The European Court of Justice ruled in favour of Belgium. And EU lawmakers have never offered any legislation on requiring member states to issue visas for humanitarian reasons.

Global Media Obama puts out his March Madness brackets
Author: 0 Obama puts out his March Madness brackets

The Obama Foundation tweeted Obama's picks for #MarchMadness 2017 on Wednesday, "in the spirit of good sportsmanship & good citizenship". As we posted about several weeks ago, President Donald Trump declined ESPN's invitation to fill out an NCAA Tournament bracket, as President Barack Obama has done on the network for each of the past eight years.

Global Media North Korea, China in focus as Tillerson starts Asia trip in Tokyo
Author: 0 North Korea, China in focus as Tillerson starts Asia trip in Tokyo

Still, Toner said that the USA wants to resolve the standoff "in a way that allows for the peaceful and diplomatic resolution of our concerns" and the U.S.is ready for talks if the North is ready to hold serious denuclearization talks. mainland cities. In China, where he is scheduled to arrive on Saturday, Tillerson will meet with President Xi Jinping and Foreign Minister Wang Yi to start laying the groundwork for a bilateral summit.

Global Media Pakistan,China agreed to increase military cooperation: ISPR
Author: 0 Pakistan,China agreed to increase military cooperation: ISPR

Gen Bajwa thanked the Chinese leaders for their support and cooperation in defence field, which is a source of strength for the unique all-weather friendship between the two countries. Shortly after taking over in November, Bajwa visited the special security division of 15,000 troops being raised by Pakistan to protect the CPEC and spoke of "hostile" forces against the project.

Global Media Spring is not yet in sight, forecasters predict snow, wind
Author: 0 Spring is not yet in sight, forecasters predict snow, wind

First, the weather service says some light accumulation may occur late tonight and into Saturday morning, which may lead to areas of slippery travel. Light snow accumulation possible. Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees and power lines, the weather service said. Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.

Global Media Monaco Signals Desire to Keep Jose Mourinho Transfer Target
Author: 0 Monaco Signals Desire to Keep Jose Mourinho Transfer Target

The thrilling nature of Monaco's progression in the Champions League and their fluid attacking play will only boost Mbappe's stock as one of the most exciting players around. Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. Mbappe, 18, has enjoyed a sensational breakthrough campaign for the Ligue 1 side - scoring 17 goals - and is attracting interest from a host of major clubs across Europe.

Author: 0 Tillerson to visit DMZ as part of Korean tour

Earlier Friday, Tillerson touched down by helicopter Friday at Camp Bonifas, U.S. -led United Nations base about 400 meters (438 yards) from the Demilitarized Zone, a Cold War vestige created after the Korean War ended in 1953. Yun also said a USA anti-missile system that South Korea is deploying is only meant to defend against North Korea, not any other country. The missile defense system is in the process of being deployed in the country's south.

Global Media Senator: Comey to say whether FBI probing Russia, Trump campaign by Wednesday
Author: 0 Senator: Comey to say whether FBI probing Russia, Trump campaign by Wednesday

On Wednesday afternoon, Graham and Rhode Island Democrat Senn. "It deeply concerns me that the president would make such an accusation without basis", Schiff said. If senator don't get an answer from Comey today, Graham says Congress will 'ramp up the pressure'. The two committee leaders also complained Wednesday that the Office of the Director of National Intelligence has not yet set up a computer to facilitate the committee's review of documents pertaining to its Russian Federation ...

Global Media Private Sector Not Enthusiastic About Longer Maternity Leave
Author: 0 Private Sector Not Enthusiastic About Longer Maternity Leave

The move to increase maternity leave to six months has raised concerns among the private sector . Recognising that women who adopt or use a surrogate to bear a child also need time to bond with the child in the initial months, the bill also extends a 12-week maternity leave to adapting and commissioning mothers.

Author: 0 Claims UK wire-tapped Donald Trump 'ridiculous — British spy agency

In a rare public statement, a spokesman for the British agency dismissed the wiretapping allegations as "nonsense" and "utterly ridiculous". The unusual move by the agency came after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer cited claims first made on US TV channel Fox News earlier this week.

Global Media CCTV footage shows final moments of Goa murder victim Danielle McLaughlin
Author: 0 CCTV footage shows final moments of Goa murder victim Danielle McLaughlin

The naked body of McLaughlin was found in a field around 150 metres from the main road at Devbag in Canacona on Tuesday morning. According to police, her face was smashed by the accused apparently to hide her identity. "I have been speaking with the [UK] Foreign Office and also with the [Irish] Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin", he said. The police have located the murder weapon - a broken beer bottle - from a bag that was stuffed with the woman's clothes.

Global Media Explosive device discovered at Port Authority Bus Terminal, suspect arrested
Author: 0 Explosive device discovered at Port Authority Bus Terminal, suspect arrested

Investigators then reviewed CCTV footage from inside the terminal to determine who dropped off the suitcase in Deli Plus located on the main concourse. Inside the suitcase was a fuse assembly from a flash grenade attached to a cardboard tube filled with flash powder. At about 8 p.m., Arsenio B Mason, returned to the restaurant to retrieve the bag.

Global Media Morocco's Prime Minister Benkirane gets the sack
Author: 0 Morocco's Prime Minister Benkirane gets the sack

A palace statement released late on Wednesday announced that King Mohammed VI had removed Abdelilah Benkirane, the head of the Islamist Party PJD that won last year's parliamentary elections, from his duty. The PJD won the October election, but didn't garner enough of a majority to govern alone. This year's budget, which should have been approved by parliament by the end of 2016, can not be passed until a government is in place.

Global Media Auckland Airport police SHOOT DOG DEAD for grounding flights
Author: 0 Auckland Airport police SHOOT DOG DEAD for grounding flights

Grizz escaped from its Aviation Security Service (Avsec) handler around 4.30am local time (3.30pm GMT) while getting into a dog unit wagon parked in the airport's public landside area. "They put a huge investment in those dogs to do the job they do, and they treat them as part of the family". In a press release Police stated that "This is not an outcome which anyone wanted, and police were only asked to be involved as a last resort".

Author: 0 Matthew Perry Admits to Bullying Justin Trudeau as a Child

The 47-year-old Canadian actor appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live where he revealed he attended the same Ottawa school as Trudeau, and it doesn't sound like they were the best of chums. "And, you know, we beat him up", he explained. We didn't beat him up because he was the son of a Prime Minister. After the shocking confession, he said that he was not happy about their frosty friendship as kids and recognised that it was a "terrible" thing to have done.

Global Media 1.6% of Asylum Requests For EU Sent to Bulgaria
Author: 0 1.6% of Asylum Requests For EU Sent to Bulgaria

Overall asylum requests in Europe past year were nearly twice the number made in 2014 (562,700), according to Eurostat. Contrastingly, neighbouring Italy recorded 10.1% of the total European Union shares - the second highest figure among all member states - with 121,185 first-time asylum applicants a year ago.

Global Media 'No evidence' Obama had wiretap on Trump Tower
Author: 0 'No evidence' Obama had wiretap on Trump Tower

WASHINGTON-U.S. President Donald Trump's explosive allegation that Barack Obama wiretapped his NY skyscraper during the presidential campaign has left him increasingly isolated, with allies on Capitol Hill and within his own administration offering no evidence to back him up.

Global Media Employee left injured after International Monetary Fund attack in Paris
Author: 0 Employee left injured after International Monetary Fund attack in Paris

Conspiracy of Fire Cells, one in a long line of violent anti-establishment groups in Greece, initially specialised in arson attacks but turned to bombings in May 2009. They added that it was the second act in "Project Nemesis" - which they claim to be an ongoing campaign. Germany and the International Monetary Fund have led successive Greek bailouts that saved the country from bankruptcy and crashing out of the euro in return for years of deep austerity including big cuts to pensions and ...

Global Media Africa elects new football chief after 3 decades
Author: 0 Africa elects new football chief after 3 decades

Ahmad is the new leader of African football after ousting long-serving Caf president Issa Hayatou in a stunning upset at the organisation's congress on Thursday. Liberia FA president Musa Bility shared the sentiment, telling reporters: "Africa has made an emphatic decision that we are ready for change". But Ahmad, who campigned on the platform of change and transparency, had the support of Infantino and the whole of the Southern African region as a voting bloc.

Global Media Four from ISIS-linked Bangladesh group killed
Author: 0 Four from ISIS-linked Bangladesh group killed

Police came under attack as they conducted the raid at a suspected den of "Neo JMB" in Premtala area around 3:00pm, reports our Chittagong correspondent quoting the police official. Four lawsuits have been filed over yesterday's Sitakunda raid, which resulted in deaths of four "militants" and rescue of 20 people in an overnight drive "Assault 16".

Global Media Airstrike on mosque near Aleppo leaves 42 dead, mostly civilians
Author: 0 Airstrike on mosque near Aleppo leaves 42 dead, mostly civilians

A total of 42 people were killed when airstrikes targeted a mosque in a town in the countryside of Aleppo province in northern Syria on Thursday, a monitor group reported. Journalist Samuel Oakford later reported he had received confirmation from US officials that American aircraft had unilaterally carried out the raid.

Global Media Alleged $9.7m gift: Court remands Yakubu in prison
Author: 0 Alleged $9.7m gift: Court remands Yakubu in prison

Andrew Yakubu to the Federal Government. Presiding judge, Justice Ahmed Mohammed , in giving the order, said that Yakubu should be remanded in Kuje Prison pending the determination of his bail application on March 21. "He was about to commence a procedure related to prostate cancer in the United Kingdom and requires further urgent attention". In view of his plea, the counsel to EFCC, Prince Ben Ikani informed the court that the prosecution is ready for trial in line with the ACJA.

Global Media Egyptian statue recently discovered is not Ramses II
Author: 0 Egyptian statue recently discovered is not Ramses II

But the country's antiquities minister, Khaled al-Anani, has said that it is in fact a depiction of Psamtek I, who ruled around 600 years later, between 664 and 610 BCE. It is thought the statue is most likely the first king of the 26th Dynasty of Egypt - Psamtek I. Despite the statue's clues, Anani said it could take months to determine with 100 percent certainty which historical figure it depicts as archaeologists search for additional fragments.

Global Media Srinagar-Jammu National Highway shut for traffic following landslides
Author: 0 Srinagar-Jammu National Highway shut for traffic following landslides

The almost 300-km long national highway remained closed for vehicular traffic for the 7th day today in the wake of fresh landslides due to snowfall and rains. He said the men and machinery were on the job and authorities were trying their best to clear the road. Special air sorties have been arranged by the government for stranded passengers in Jammu as well as in Kashmir.

Global Media EMTs struck by stolen ambulance, 1 killed
Author: 0 EMTs struck by stolen ambulance, 1 killed

The vehicle came to a stop after a short distance. There appears to be white smoke coming out of the ambulance after it crashed - perhaps a sign that the front wheel was spinning as the driver had his foot on the gas after colliding into a parked auto.

Author: 0 Turkey-Netherlands row: Dutch ambassador barred

The diplomatic dispute was over plans by Turkish government officials to campaign in the Netherlands for a referendum back home. Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte said it was "only a minority" trying to distance themselves from the mainstream.

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