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Global Media #TaxiStrike: Education department says keep kids at home
Author: 0 #TaxiStrike: Education department says keep kids at home

Large parts of the city and major transport routes were affected‚ including the N1 highway at the Allandale off-ramp in Midrand‚ the N12 and Soshanguve Highway. "While it is everybody's constitutional right to demonstrate, this has to be done within the ambits of the law", the statement said. Parents in South Africa's economic hub of Johannesburg have been asked to keep their children at home from school "for their own safety" after a protest by minibus taxi drivers turned violent.

Author: 0 Singer Adele pays visit to Grenfell Tower fire site

Speaking from the scene, as family and friends of Grenfell residents continued the desperate search for information about the whereabouts of their loved ones, Mr Cundy said: "There are still a number of people who are receiving treatment in hospital".

Author: 0 United States agreed to sell F-15 jets to Qatar

The $12 billion agreement was completed by Qatari Minister of Defence Khalid Al Attiyah and his United States counterpart, Jim Mattis, in Washington on Wednesday, according to Qatar News Agency (QNA). Kalin said a Turkish military base in Qatar , set up before the regional spat, was established to ensure the security of the whole region and did not pose any military threat to any other country.

Author: 0 Melbourne siege: 3 police shot, 1 dead

A woman was held hostage by a suspect who was later shot dead by police in a volley of gunfire in the apartment block. Australian police yesterday shot dead the man who had taken the woman hostage and said they were investigating whether the incident was terror-related.

Global Media Dramatic video captures sounds of gunfire at congressional baseball practice
Author: 0 Dramatic video captures sounds of gunfire at congressional baseball practice

Law enforcement has identified the shooter as James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, according to a federal law enforcement sources. In recent months, Hodgkinson had reportedly been living in Alexandria , Virginia. Mika is a former aide to Michigan Republican congressman Tim Walberg. Despite the shooting, the annual congressional baseball game will go ahead Thursday as planned at Nationals Park.

Author: 0 Tillerson: US committed to 'One China' policy, also Taiwan

Trump has repeatedly and openly doubted the veracity of the assessment. Moscow denies any such activity, which Trump has dismissed as sour grapes by the Democrats he defeated. The package is to be added to a bill imposing penalties on Iran that the Senate is now debating. At a committee hearing, he also defended President Donald Trump's plans for steep reductions in US spending on diplomacy and foreign aid.

Global Media May's policies to blame for London block fire: Corbyn
Author: 0 May's policies to blame for London block fire: Corbyn

A sign at Notting Hill Methodist Church where items are being collected to assist people affected by the fire that engulfed the Grenfell Tower on Wednesday. "There is still a number of people who are receiving treatment in hospital". "The last time I spoke with them was at 1.45". The first of "multiple" emergency calls is made to the London Fire Brigade.

Global Media Hot With Storms Possible Across NE Oklahoma
Author: 0 Hot With Storms Possible Across NE Oklahoma

All models do agree on the best chance for widespread rain will be Saturday night due to a cold front vs weak disturbances for tonight and Friday night . We're getting very close to heat advisory criteria for part of northeastern Oklahoma. The Storm Prediction Center has much of central Kansas - including the Wichita metropolitan area - in a slight risk for severe weather.

Author: 0 Collusion with Russian Federation a "detestable and appalling lie": Sessions

Comey revealed last week , in a hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee , that he had informed President Trump three times that the president was not under FBI investigation. Comey. "There are other things that had happened that to me indicated a lack of discipline", Sessions concluded. "Mr. Comey said that there were matters with respect to the recusal that were problematic and he couldn't talk about them".

Author: 0 Syrian refugee named as London inferno victim

Just a day after the horrific Grenfell Tower fire, 17 residents have been reported dead and authorities only expect that number to rise . Abdulaziz Almashi, the co-founder of the Syria Solidarity Campaign, confirmed the news and said that he met Mr.

Global Media British leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief
Author: 0 British leader holds alliance talks with Northern Ireland party chief

It has opposed the proposed Conservative-DUP liaison on the grounds that it would undermine the government's ability to act as a "honest broker" in disputes between Northern Ireland's parties. "Talks with the DUP have been progressing well and there is broad agreement on the principles of the Queen's Speech", said the source . Major warned that although Northern Ireland was a long way from returning to the violence that killed 3,600 people, he believed the peace process remained fragile ...

Author: 0 Reports say Mueller now investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

Conservative commentator Ann Coulter offered a similar message, tweeting , "Now that we know TRUMP IS NOT UNDER INVESTIGATION, Sessions should take it back & fire Mueller". However, an investigation did begin days after Trump fired Comey on May 9. "And when asked I said that to the president". Devlin Barrett is one of The Post reporters on the story and joins us now.

Author: 0 Man opens fire on Republican lawmakers, injures one before he is killed

U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona, who was at the baseball practice, said the gunman had "a rifle of some sort" and "a lot of ammo". He and First Lady Melania Trump later visited Scalise in hospital, bringing flowers. Rep. Mike Doyle, who manages the Democratic team, said at the same conference that they would like to host the entire Republican team at the Democratic club for dinner to reflect Wednesday night.

Global Media Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door
Author: 0 Rodman begins sightseeing on NKorea trip he hopes opens door

At the same time , his trips have also faced ridicule and criticism from some US politicians and activists who view them as fodder for North Korean propaganda. Tillerson said the State Department secured Warmbier's release at the direction of President Trump. He noted that the North Koreans had refused to let Swedish officials - America's diplomatic intermediaries in that country - visit or contact Otto for more than a year.

Global Media Vehicle dealer warns public about panhandler, and the Internet says thanks
Author: 0 Vehicle dealer warns public about panhandler, and the Internet says thanks

We offered him a full-time job at $10.00/hr. Please donate to a more worthy cause'. A vehicle dealership outside of Detroit is going viral after someone on Facebook shared a photo of a sign they displayed about a panhandler. The sign at the dealership is no longer up. "I don't like them standing there", Tubbs said. Tubbs says both men returned to the area with a new sign that reads, "You can't afford a one-bedroom apartment on $10 per hour".

Global Media Iran arrests more suspects after Tehran attacks
Author: 0 Iran arrests more suspects after Tehran attacks

Khamenei said the attacks "will not damage the Iranian nation's determination and the obvious result is nothing except an increase in hate for the governments of the United States and their stooges in the region like Saudi [Arabia]". clients", Zarif tweeted. Since Trump took office in January, relations between Washington and Tehran have worsened. Since Monday, Qatar has faced a Saudi-led blockade and denied funding terrorists - a charge leveled again on Friday by US President ...

Author: 0 Trump investigated for obstruction of justice

National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers was on the Hill Monday for a similar closed-door briefing with Senate Russia investigators on whether he was pressured by Trump. During the call, the president questioned the veracity of the intelligence community's judgment that Russia had interfered with the election and also tried to persuade Adm.

Global Media Dennis Rodman says he's 'trying to open door' in North Korea
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman says he's 'trying to open door' in North Korea

Rodman's 2013 trip came just two weeks after North Korea conducted the first of three underground nuclear tests it has done under the rule of Kim, who is openly pursuing a nuclear weapon capable of reaching the US mainland. Rodman is being accompanied by a small entourage: his agent, Chris Volo, and Joe Terwilliger, a geneticist who has taught in Pyongyang and who has said he serves as Rodman's translator.

Author: 0 Democrats Practicing Near Alexandria Shooting Paused To Pray For Republican Colleagues

Wounded in the attack were House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) and several others. The gunman, identified as James Hodgkinson, 66, of IL, died after a shootout with Scalise's security detail. He said "k, thanks" and turned around. "Once he was identified, I put his name into Google, found his Twitter - I was like, 'That is him, '" DeSantis said.

Global Media Trump Makes Surprise Visit To Hospital To Visit Wounded Congressman
Author: 0 Trump Makes Surprise Visit To Hospital To Visit Wounded Congressman

The gunman , who was taken into custody after engaging in a gun battle with police and died at the hospital, has been identified as 66-year-old James T. Earlier in the day, a man opened fire on Congressional Republicans as they were practicing for the upcoming baseball game. Leaders in Washington have called for solidarity following the shooting, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying "an attack on one of us, is an attack on all of us", and declaring that Congress was united in its ...

Global Media Abbas halts monthly stipends for Hamas ex-inmates
Author: 0 Abbas halts monthly stipends for Hamas ex-inmates

The war returned us to our land at whose heart is unified Jerusalem but above all, the Six Day War taught us a permanent lesson that is the headstone: "Israel will defend itself in the face of every enemy, and against a cluster of enemies".

Author: 0 Police and Politician injured in Washington attack

Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old unemployed home inspector from southern IL, was killed in the shootout. Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) was struck in the hip, and his condition is stable. "Every issue that we were working on, he was not in support of", Bost said, saying the communications were of a left-wing slant but delivered "never with any threats, only anger".

Global Media Korea says it freed U.S. student over humanitarian reasons
Author: 0 Korea says it freed U.S. student over humanitarian reasons

When asked by Fox News what he would tell the families of those detained , Fred Warmbier said, "I wouldn't know what to say to them". North Korea released USA student Otto Warmbier "on humanitarian grounds", state media said Thursday , two days after he was evacuated from Pyongyang after falling into a coma while imprisoned in a labour camp.

Author: 0 Talks between UK PM May's Conservatives and Northern Ireland's DUP restart

The Prime Minister will meet separately with representatives of Sinn Fein, the Ulster Unionists, the SDLP and the Alliance Party - as well as the DUP - in Downing Street in an attempt to allay growing concerns. The Conservatives are considering an arrangement in which the Northern Ireland party backs May on the budget and her confidence motions. "We will use the position we find ourselves in to do as we promised".

Author: 0 Deadly fire engulfs London tower block

A massive fire engulfed a 27-story apartment building in west London early Wednesday as around 30 people have been taken to hospitals following the blaze. Dozens are still missing amid the charred remains of the building which erupted in flames in the early hours of Wednesday morning as many inside still slept.

Author: 0 Multiple People Shot in Del Ray Section of Alexandria

The gunman, identified as James Hodgkinson III, a 66-year-old white male from IL, opened a barrage of gunfire at a congressional baseball practice field in Alexandria , Virginia. He is a representative from Louisiana. The Republican congressman who was shot during a charity baseball practice is in critical condition. A congressional staffer, Zach Barth, was also shot in the leg and has since been released from the hospital.

Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise and others shot at congressional baseball practice

The last time a lawmaker was shot was when Democratic Rep. "We're exploring all angles", Slater said. Conservatives immediately seized on Hodgkinson's support for Sanders, with commentator Ann Coulter, a frequent voice on conservative cable news and talk radio, describing the gunman as "some nut Bernie Sanders supporter".

Global Media U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation to last forever
Author: 0 U.S. sanctions against Russian Federation to last forever

Lindsey Graham said the president will be "betraying democracy" if he doesn't sign the legislation , given the "overwhelming evidence that Russian Federation is trying to destroy democracy here and overseas". The two senators who voted against the measure were Republicans Rand Paul (Ky.) and Mike Lee (Utah). The legislation was worked out by Sens. Sherrod Brown of the Banking Committee and Tennessee Sen.

Author: 0 12 die in London 24-storey blaze

Matt Wrack of the Fire Brigades Union said something had clearly gone badly wrong with fire prevention procedures at the building built in 1974. "The severity and the heat of the fire will mean that it would be an absolute miracle for anyone to be left alive".

Global Media Like a knife in my side - Woakes frustrated by tournament-ending injury
Author: 0 Like a knife in my side - Woakes frustrated by tournament-ending injury

The Warwickshire player has been England's most consistent one-day bowler over the past year and Morgan admitted: "At the moment it doesn't feel right - he went straight off the field and didn't come back on". "Bangladesh thought they had Morgan out for 22 when Tamim, running in from long-on, claimed a low catch but third umpire Bruce Oxenford ruled the ball had touched the turf".

Author: 0 Talks between Theresa May and DUP 'going well'

Britain's prime minister has begun talks with a Northern Ireland-based party Tuesday to see if they can create an alliance to push through the Conservative Party's agenda after a disastrous snap election left her short of a majority in Parliament.

Author: 0 London Fire: Baby thrown from ninth floor, saved by man

Around 80 more people have been taken to hospitals across London , some of them critically ill with severe burns. Dany told reporters she feared firefighters would find more victims still inside the building. After announcing the updated death toll of 12 on Wednesday afternoon, Cmdr. "We do believe that that number will sadly increase". He also called for an investigation into reports that Gavin Barwell, the former housing minister who was recently appointed as the Prime Minister's ...

Author: 0 Triumphant Corbyn declares Labour 'a government in waiting'

Government is the aim'. Senior members in Theresa May's government are moving to support her leadership despite doubts about whether she will remain in power following a disastrous election result . He tells them to remain in "permanent campaign mode" in anticipation of a second general election . "We achieved what we did last Thursday because we were a united party during the campaign and we need to maintain that unity and collective discipline in the weeks and months ahead".

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions Knocked 'Hysteria' Out of Kamala Harris, Former Trump Adviser Says

Sen. Kamala Harris will not be silenced. "Did you ask that it would be shown to you?" Harris , 52, was born in Oakland, California. Harris: Sir, I'm just asking you about the DOJ policy you referred to. This is not Harris' first national platform. GREGORY: Right. And on the same day that we learn that Uber with all of its sexual harassment and misconduct detailed by the former attorney general, by their own board of directors, and some board member, some old white guy on the ...

Author: 0 Paul Ryan Says Trump Should 'Let Robert Mueller Do His Job'

Mueller has been criticized by some Republicans who suggest he may have a conflict of interest because of his close relationship with former FBI Director James Comey, who was sacked by Trump in May. Mueller and former FBI Director James Comey worked closely for years in the George W. Bush administration, when Mueller was FBI director and Comey was deputy attorney general.

Author: 0 Congressmen at GOP Baseball Shooting Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

After the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia , where congressional leaders were practicing for an upcoming charity event, eastern North Carolina representatives said they are shocked and saddened by what happened. Sanders said he denounced the violence "in the strongest possible terms". "We've got to get back to... where things aren't so personal and we're so judgemental of each other".

Global Media Hamilton Drives To Dominant Win In Canada, Vettel Fourth
Author: 0 Hamilton Drives To Dominant Win In Canada, Vettel Fourth

Mercedes-Benz driver - Lewis Hamilton has won the 2017 Canadian Grand Prix and has thus managed to cut short his world driver championship point deficit from 25 to 12 points. "We know which direction we need to be developing the auto from now on". "I don't think in the five years I've been with the team, they have pulled together so well and really work towards the same cause".

Author: 0 Justice Dept. special counsel investigating Trump for obstruction of justice

The move by special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate Trump's conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during the presidential campaign and on whether there was any coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin.

Global Media North Korea: Otto Warmbier freed on humanitarian grounds
Author: 0 North Korea: Otto Warmbier freed on humanitarian grounds

Residents of the northern Cincinnati suburb tied blue-and-white ribbons, the school colors, to trees near the family's home. A military airplane carrying Mr Warmbier landed in his hometown Cincinnati, Ohio, late on Tuesday, and he was rushed to the University of Cincinnati Medical Centre for urgent treatment.

Global Media US Senate approves new sanctions against Russian Federation
Author: 0 US Senate approves new sanctions against Russian Federation

The package is to be added to a bill imposing penalties on Iran that the Senate is now debating . Closing two compounds and sanctioning a few individuals and spies as then-President Barack Obama did, he said , has not been enough. The bill would have to pass the House before heading to Trump's desk. The discussions gathered steam late last month after Sen. Ben Cardin (D) of Maryland of the Foreign Relations panel.

Author: 0 Trump reportedly under investigation for possible obstruction of justice

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is looking into Mr. Trump's words and conduct in the events of recent weeks, marking a stark shift in the investigation that initially was supposed to focus on Russian influence and any connections to the Trump campaign, but not necessarily Mr.

Author: 0 More joy in Canada for Hamilton as Vettel's lead is halved

The Ferrari driver recovered to finish fourth, while Hamilton's team-mate Valtteri Bottas crossed the line in second to complete Mercedes' first one-two finish of the season as Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo claimed the final spot on the podium .

Author: 0 Australian TV journalist hit by bullet in Philippines city

Harvey, the son of the late Nine News veteran journalist Peter Harvey, has been in Marawi reporting on an Islamic State occupation of the city in which civilians have been killed during military attempts to recover the location. It is already employing all its military equipment but the terrorists still remain in some parts of the city. A Filipino politician said on Thursday that those who have managed to leave have reported seeing many bodies of people who died in fighting between ...

Global Media Romanian ruling party's pulls backing for cabinet, PM refuses to go
Author: 0 Romanian ruling party's pulls backing for cabinet, PM refuses to go

Liviu Dragnea said after a more than five-hour meeting members voted unanimously to withdraw political support for Grindeanu, who has been in office six months. On Wednesday, it was evaluation time, Dragnea said at a press conference. Dragnea said the cabinet had only completed a third of the projects envisaged in the first six months of the governing program.

Author: 0 UK PM Theresa May to meet Irish party leader on government formation

DUP leader Arlene Foster , who travelled to Westminster for talks with the Tories on Tuesday, said she hoped a deal could be reached "sooner rather than later". May is under pressure to take on a more cross-party approach to the negotiations surrounding Brexit. Theresa May will meet with Sinn Fein, the Ulster Unionists, the SDLP and Alliance Party in separate engagements at Downing Street on Thursday afternoon.

Author: 0 Ryan says Trump should let Mueller do his job

But the attorney general left Democratic senators deeply frustrated when he declined to go into the reasons for Comey's dismissal and wouldn't say whether the President ordered him out of the Oval Office so he could talk privately with Comey on February 14, in an encounter the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director said included a request for him to go easy on former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

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