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Global Media Tropical storm could wind down over Lexington, Kentucky
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Cindy acquired a well-defined center on Tuesday afternoon, becoming the third tropical storm of 2017. Tropical storm watches are in effect for Bonaire, Curacao, and Aruba. Bands of heavy rain are coming through as far east as the Florida Panhandle. Monday it is expected to be in the southern to central part of the Gulf of Mexico.

Global Media President Temer accused of passive corruption by Brazilian police
Author: 0 President Temer accused of passive corruption by Brazilian police

The nation's Supreme Court has authorized an investigation into Temer on accusations of passive corruption and obstruction of justice. The tycoon's explosive revelations came after the Supreme Court set in motion corruption and graft probes targeting the president, increasing calls for him to step down.

Author: 0 Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat in key contest

Democrats are left with the bitter hope of another tighter-than-usual margin, still searching for a contest where anti-Trump energy and flush campaign coffers actually add up to victory. Actress Alyssa Milano, an early Ossoff supporter, personally drove voters to polling sites for the Democrat during the April election that forced Tuesday's runoff.

Global Media U.S. urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar
Author: 0 U.S. urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

During a phone call with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, President Trump stressed the "importance of maintaining unity among Arab countries", according to the White House . He admitted that the Emir of Qatar needs to do more to limit terrorist funding but said he has made progress. The authorities also closed the country's airspace for all Qatar-based flights.

Global Media Congressional Baseball Game took on special meaning a day after shooting
Author: 0 Congressional Baseball Game took on special meaning a day after shooting

Democrats won in an 11-2 blowout. He was listed in critical condition Wednesday night at a Washington hospital, which said he will require several more operations. Bailey received a hero's welcome from a record crowd of almost 25,000 at Thursday's game when he threw out the first pitch. "I did tell Joe that I love him before the game and I love him after the game".

Global Media BC Liberals plan to restrict donations, raise welfare rates
Author: 0 BC Liberals plan to restrict donations, raise welfare rates

It's been more than a month since the May 9 election and B.C. NDP Leader John Horgan continues a campaign of sorts, speaking on what an NDP government can offer. The poll also said only 11 per cent of the people surveyed would vote differently if they had a second chance. More than one-in-three British Columbians worry their own standard of living will be worse a year from now - a seven-year high.

Author: 0 Five Things To Watch For In Georgia's Special Election

The election was called by CNN shortly after 10:00 p.m., with Handel collecting 52.6 percent of the vote with just over 65 percent of precincts reporting, according to the network's vote count. Most recently, Tom Price resigned the post in February to join Trump's administration as health and human services secretary. "God, no. But I believe he has the country's best interests at heart", said Jessica Podalsky, who voted for Handel on Tuesday morning.

Global Media Man dangles child out window for Facebook likes
Author: 0 Man dangles child out window for Facebook likes

He wrote, "1,000 likes or I will drop him" - prompting a backlash from users who demanded his arrest for child abuse, the BBC reported . The man, a relative of the child, claimed that he was on a balcony with protective barriers, but these were removed by social media users who altered the photo.

Global Media No conclusion yet on United States student's cause of death
Author: 0 No conclusion yet on United States student's cause of death

On Tuesday, a USA official, who did not want to be identified, said US spy satellites had detected movements recently at North Korea's nuclear test site near a tunnel entrance, but it was unclear if these were preparations for a new nuclear test - perhaps to coincide with high-level talks between the United States and China in Washington on Wednesday.

Author: 0 US Shoots Down Iranian Drone In Syria

A USA warplane shot down an Iran-made drone operated by pro-regime forces in southern Syria early on Tuesday , officials said , the second such incident in less than two weeks. "We've clearly showed we are able to do that". A Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says the United States is moving toward a military confict with Russian Federation and Iran in Syria.

Author: 0 France's Emmanuel Macron hold reins of a reform parliament

President Emmanuel Macron's fledgling En Marche! party has secured a large majority in parliamentary elections, exit polls suggest. Though this was half a million fewer that the National Front , Modem now holds 42 seats. The party's leader, Jean-Christophe Cambadelis, immediately stood down. Just as what French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has commented, that "French voters have in their vast majority preferred hope to anger, optimism to pessimism, confidence to withdrawal", the ...

Global Media US warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky
Author: 0 US warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

Israel also is concerned about Iran's missiles and has deployed a multilayered missile-defense system. Australia has about 780 soldiers in Syria and Iraq as part of a US-led coalition designated to eliminate every single trace of the terrorist organization.

Author: 0 Australia halts air strikes over Syria amid US-Russia tensions

A U.S Air Force F-15 shot down the Iranian-made drone, according to the official. This is the latest in a string of run-ins between US and Syrian forces, the most spectacular being President Donald Trump's Tomahawk cruise missile strike on Shayrat Airbase in April in retaliation for chemical weapon attacks on civilians by Syrian forces.

Global Media Naidu dials Sonia, Yechury
Author: 0 Naidu dials Sonia, Yechury

The meeting comes barely two days after a sub group of Opposition leaders constituted by Sonia met in Ghulam Nabi Azad's Parliament chamber to discuss the Opposition's strategy. The BJP has also called a meeting of those MPs and MLAs who would propose and second the official candidate in Delhi on June 20. Opposition leaders have said they will put up their own candidate if the BJP opted for a person with "strong Hindutva leanings".

Author: 0 Tory-DUP deal put on hold due to London fire

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said the government should put economic growth at the heart of its Brexit strategy, comments placing her in the camp of those advocating a closer trade relationship with the European Union, or "soft" Brexit .

Author: 0 US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against North Korea

South Korea's military said on Wednesday a drone found earlier this month on a mountain near the Demilitarised Zone border was confirmed to have been from North Korea and described it as a "grave provocation" that violated the Korean War truce.

Global Media GOP seeking to hold two House seats during special election
Author: 0 GOP seeking to hold two House seats during special election

Kay Kirkpatrick, a Republican state senator who represents the area, said that while Republicans were divided on Trump , they had mostly united behind Handel . He repeatedly rejected partisan labels, called himself a pragmatist and said he'd to do whatever benefits the district, even working with Trump. But that hasn't stopped Trump from weighing in on the race.

Author: 0 Security high at Brussels stations after man exploded device

The suspect lay motionless for some time after he was shot, but paramedics had to wait for the all-clear from the bomb squad before examining him, Brussels prosecutor's office spokesperson Ine van Wymersch said. "We do not know whether the man, whose identity we have yet to confirm, is alive or dead". He said the short-haired attacker, dressed in a white shirt and black trousers, was wearing what appeared to be an explosives vest and seemed to be between 30 and 35 years old.

Global Media Russia, Turkey, Iran to take part in Astana meeting on Syria
Author: 0 Russia, Turkey, Iran to take part in Astana meeting on Syria

The Astana talks have brought representatives from the Damascus government and opposition groups to the negotiating table over the Syria conflict, which broke out in March 2011. "The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan, as agreed with the foreign ministries of the Russian Federation, the Republic of Turkey and the Islamic Republic of Iran, informs that the next round of the high-level global meetings on Syria within the Astana process will be held on July 4 and 5, 2017 in ...

Global Media Pakistan to fence whole border with Afghanistan
Author: 0 Pakistan to fence whole border with Afghanistan

Pakistan and Afghanistan , which have almost 2,600 km common border, mostly porous, routinely blame each other for failure to stop the movement of militants for attacks. During the first phase, high filtration prone areas such as Bajaur, Mohmand and Khyber Agency are being fenced. It said, besides fencing, Pakistan Army and Frontier Corps are constructing new forts and border posts to improve surveillance and defensibility.

Author: 0 Dad of freed student says son was 'brutalized'

The university student held by North Korea for 17 months has suffered a "severe" neurological injury brought on by being "brutalized" by the rogue regime according to his father. During his speech to press, Fred Warmbier called on North Korea to release other American prisoners, saying, "No other family should have to endure what the Warmbiers have".

Global Media Republicans win key United States congressional election
Author: 0 Republicans win key United States congressional election

But for all Mr Ossoff's fresh-faced enthusiasm and talk of change, it was Republican Karen Handel who has apparently emerged victorious. "I have been working on congressional special elections since Ciro Rodriguez in 1996 and I have never seen as much money spent on people of color consultants and firms".

Global Media Ex-convict arrested in death of 12-year-old Florida girl
Author: 0 Ex-convict arrested in death of 12-year-old Florida girl

Naomi went missing on May 31, prompting a desperate search. The announcement of Howard's arrest comes three days after fishermen discovered Naomi Jones' body in a creek near her home. He would not elaborate on that statement on Thursday. Howard is a registered sex offender in East Brewton, Alabama. As CBS notes, Howard has a criminal record in Alabama, where he was convicted in 1999 on two counts of sexual assault and rape, and served 15 years in an Alabama prison.

Author: 0 Fleetwood: 'Pictured winning the US Open a lot'

He three-putted on No. 13. Casey opened his second round with three consecutive birdies, but a triple bogey on No. 14 punctured a great effort. Four players - Paul Casey (71), Brian Harman (70), Tommy Fleetwood (70) and Brooks Koepka (70) - are tied for the lead at 7 under.

Author: 0 Lavrov Accuses US Of 'Russophobic Mania' After New Sanctions Imposed

The drone incident comes two days after another US warplane shot down a Syrian plane that was attacking US -backed forces near Raqqa, the Islamic State's de facto capital, noted USA Today. This could out USA and Russian forces in direct conflict. On Sunday, a U.S. F-18 Super Hornet shot down a Syrian government SU-22 after it dropped bombs near troops from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which are now moving towards Raqqah, Daesh's Syrian stronghold.

Global Media Japan May Trade Deficit Y203.367 Billion
Author: 0 Japan May Trade Deficit Y203.367 Billion

TOKYO-Japanese exports jumped 14.9% in May, helped by a pickup in demand in emerging markets and a weaker yen compared with a year ago. The May deficit is "mainly because of a rise in imports, reflecting Japan's resilient economy", Minami said.

Global Media Georgia Voting in Closely Watched Congressional Election
Author: 0 Georgia Voting in Closely Watched Congressional Election

Unprecedented sums of money have poured into the candidates campaigns. With more than $50 million spent between the candidates, their parties and super PACs, it has become the most expensive House race ever. President Trump weighed in on the election early on Tuesday morning. Handel and Trump want to overhaul it. Handel similarly sought to link Ossoff to Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California.

Global Media Russian Federation expects explanation from U.S. on downed Syrian jet
Author: 0 Russian Federation expects explanation from U.S. on downed Syrian jet

Russian Federation condemned the us military's downing of a Syrian warplane and suspended the use of a military hotline that Washington and Moscow have used to avoid collisions in Syrian airspace. Coalition forces use the area - just northeast of the Jordanian border - as a training and staging area for attacks against IS. In this case, the Russians would see themselves forced to get into the conflict, which might escalate into a regional and maybe worldwide conflict.

Author: 0 Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind resigns

The Shiv Sena, the second biggest constituent of the NDA, spoke out unequivocally against the BJP, which it said was eyeing Dalit votes with its choice. The voting is through a secret ballot, and party whip does not apply. NDA has 48.9% of Electoral Collage Vote in the President Election. Kovind comes to the highest office after earning praise from Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a political rival to the BJP, for his work as a governor.

Author: 0 US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

Bombers are usually sent to the peninsula in pairs and are typically perceived as a show of force. However, it has been said that it would be at least a year before evaluating how successful China has been. There is also mounting pressure on the Trump administration to impose a travel ban on North Korea in the wake of Warmbier's death. Analysts say his death will likely cast a shadow on relations between the US and North Korea and compound efforts by South Korea's new liberal ...

Author: 0 Saudi sacks Crown Prince

Prince Mohammed is spearheading the kingdom's attempts to wean itself off oil as part of an economic strategy called Vision 2030 announced past year. He will continue in his role as minister of defense, according to a royal decree cited by state media.

Author: 0 Philippines condemns attack near United Kingdom mosque

She went on to say that her son never talked about any terrorist attacks or about "bloody Muslims ". The Met Police said: "The attack unfolded whilst a man was receiving first aid from the public after being taken ill in Seven Sisters Road ".

Global Media United States warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky
Author: 0 United States warplane blasts Syrian drone from sky

Earlier, General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, said officials are trying to re-establish the communications link to prevent potentially deadly accidents, and that the de-confliction efforts have worked well in the past.

Global Media Russian Federation says new United States sanctions will not alter Moscow's course: RIA
Author: 0 Russian Federation says new United States sanctions will not alter Moscow's course: RIA

It was down 1.9 percent at 59.6263 at 7:36 p.m in Moscow . Poroshenko believes Trump can help bring peace to the Russia-Ukraine conflict without violence, much like Reagan was able to peacefully bring an end to the Cold War. Asked about the latest sanctions at a news conference on Tuesday, Sergey V. Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, said that they were once again adopted "out of the clear blue sky" and that he regretted the "Russophobic obsession" of the United States.

Author: 0 Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea

He said that while "we can not know for sure that North Korea killed Mr Warmbier". The U.S. often sends powerful warplanes in times of heightened animosities with North Korea , and flew B-1B bombers several times this year as the North conducted a series of banned ballistic missile tests.

Author: 0 Trump's son-in-law may get new legal counsel

But ThePost reported that Coats had told associates Trump had asked him to intervene with Comey when he was still FBI Director , to take the heat off former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , and that Trump had asked Coats and Rogers to publicly deny any evidence of collusion between Trump associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.

Global Media US shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria
Author: 0 US shoots down another pro-regime drone in Syria

Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence on the National Security Council, and Derek Harvey, the NSC's top Middle East advisor, want the United States to start going on the offensive in southern Syria , where, in recent weeks, the USA military has taken a handful of defensive actions against Iranian-backed forces fighting in support of Syrian President Bashar Assad .

Global Media Australia suspends air strikes in Syria
Author: 0 Australia suspends air strikes in Syria

The shootdown was near the Syrian town of Tabqa. The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the incident had yet to be made public, said that the drone was in the same area where USA aircraft had shot down the same type of unmanned aircraft - an Iranian Shahed 129 - earlier this month.

Global Media 24 killed in airstrikes on Yemen market, official says
Author: 0 24 killed in airstrikes on Yemen market, official says

Abdelilah al-Azzi told Reuters. Officials from the Saudi-led coalition could not immediately be reached for a comment on the report. Yemen has been engulfed in civil war since September 2014 when the rebels swept into the capital of Sanaa and overthrew the internationally recognised government.

Global Media Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Uddhav Thackeray
Author: 0 Amit Shah to meet 'opposing' ally Uddhav Thackeray

In fact, even as the Shah-Thackeray "summit" was announced on Thursday, the Shiv Sena fired missives at neighbouring Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who is grappling with a farmers' agitation. "I don't believe in the word "karz mafi" it should becalled as "karz mukti". Swaminathan, the father of India's Green Revolution, as its presidential choice.The Shiv Sena had earlier said it may choose an "independent" path in the election to the highest constitutional office.

Global Media Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Threat
Author: 0 Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Threat

A US fighter jet Tuesday shot down an armed Iranian drone supporting Syrian government forces in southern Syria, marking the third American air-to-air shoot-down this month. Syrian government forces and pro-government militias, supported by Russian Federation and Iran, are fighting both rebel groups and IS. On Tuesday, the Australian military said that it was temporarily suspending air operations over Syria "as a precautionary measure".

Author: 0 US shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the US-led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them advancing from the Al Tanf garrison in south-eastern Syria at a spot where the country's borders join Iraq and Jordan.

Author: 0 Saudi Arabia says it disrupts attack on offshore oil field

The two leaders agreed to "intensify their joint efforts in confronting challenges, starting with combating extremism and terrorism in all of its forms", said a statement issued at the end of their meeting in Saudi Arabia . The spat is the latest between the bitter Middle East rivals, who broke off diplomatic ties a year ago after Saudi Arabia executed a well-known Shia cleric and dissident, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr.

Global Media United States demands liberation of three Americans held in North Korea
Author: 0 United States demands liberation of three Americans held in North Korea

Warmbier, a 22-year-old University of Virginia student, died Monday, six days after he returned to his OH home in a coma after 17 months of detention in the North for taking down a political propaganda sign from a hotel. Doctors in the US said Warmbier had severe brain damage and was in a state of "unresponsive wakefulness". "Now, the assessment of risk for Americans visiting North Korea has become too high".

Global Media Republican Karen Handel avoids upset in key congressional election in Georgia
Author: 0 Republican Karen Handel avoids upset in key congressional election in Georgia

Spending on all candidates has been put at $US56 million, making it the costliest congressional election in United States history. Handel similarly sought to link Ossoff to Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California. Meanwhile, Republican Ralph Norman won a special legislative election in SC against Democrat Archie Parnell. Democrats have so far been unable to prove that they can turn resistance against Trump - with marches and protests - into victories at the ...

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