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Global Media India, Portugal Launch Startup Hub in First Indian Prime Minister Visit
Author: 0 India, Portugal Launch Startup Hub in First Indian Prime Minister Visit

The discussions could also include the post- demonetisation macroeconomic scenario in India and the potential gains through the GST rollout from next month. Trump, who campaigned on an "America First" platform, has been troubled by the growing US trade deficit with India. With his eyes more focussed on domestic politics, there is little chance that Trump would want to rap India on the knuckles and disrupt the one relationship that seems to be on an even keel as of now.

Global Media USA environment chief leaves G-7 climate talks early
Author: 0 USA environment chief leaves G-7 climate talks early

He slammed it as "a disaster for the whole world because the United States has such importance today and is a country that many follow". Shortly after Trump's announcement , a coalition of us states, cities, and businesses came together to pledge to adhere to the emissions reductions targets the president abandoned.

Global Media Six police officers injured in London protest
Author: 0 Six police officers injured in London protest

Some protesters carried Black Lives Matter posters and others had homemade placards which read "Justice for Edson + How Many More???". In a statement on Friday (23 June), Newham Borough commander chief superintendent, Ian Larnder , said Da Costa "became unwell and was subsequently taken to hospital" as he was being detained.

Global Media China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate granted medical parole
Author: 0 China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate granted medical parole

China's jailed Nobel peace prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been granted medical parole after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer last month, his lawyer told AFP today. An infuriated Beijing tried to censor the news and boycott the award, insisting Liu was a common criminal and that the prize was nothing more than a Western plot against China.

Global Media Dennis Rodman Thinks He Helped Broker Otto Warmbier's Release
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman Thinks He Helped Broker Otto Warmbier's Release

The University of DE is distancing itself from remarks made by a part-time faculty member about former American college student Otto Warmbier , who died earlier this month after he was returned to the USA from North Korea. "The United States once again condemns the brutality of the North Korean regime as we mourn its latest victim". North Korea reportedly claimed that he fell ill from botulism sometime after his trial in March 2016 and has been in a coma after taking a sleeping pill.

Global Media Iran missile attack in IS a public demand
Author: 0 Iran missile attack in IS a public demand

The tensions and the complexity of the Syrian civil war have been escalated by the shooting down of a Syrian warplane by a USA fighter jet on Sunday and the same-day missile attack by Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps from inside Iran at Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) targets in Syria .

Author: 0 Prime Minister Modi asks US CEOs to invest in 'business-friendly' India

Google CEO Sunder Pichai also praised the steps PM Modi had taken during his three-years in power and that his company was excited at the prospect of investing in India . A host of strategic issues are expected to be discussed during the parleys between the leaders of the world's two largest democracies, including the progress on the 2008 civil nuclear deal, according to official sources here.

Author: 0 Coming Together For Eid al-Fitr

Nigeria's former Senate president, Senator David Mark, has condemned calls for the break-up of the country. "And that is a high level of discipline that we demonstrated for the 30 days of fast", he said. Meanwhile, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has felicitated people of the State on the auspicious occasion of Eid ul Fitr. Eid or Eid al-Fitr marks the start of Shawwal which is a month of celebration What is Eid al-Fitr? He urged Muslim faithful to imbibe the lessons of the holy month of ...

Author: 0 US urges Qatar and boycotting countries to resolve crisis

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are among several countries that announced on 5 June the suspension of all ties to Qatar , accusing it of support for extremist groups, a claim Doha denies . The countries moved to isolate Qatar economically and cut off air, sea and land routes. And rushed through legislation to send more troops to its base in Doha.

Global Media 50 years after Loving: Interracial couples still face strife
Author: 0 50 years after Loving: Interracial couples still face strife

The Lovings appealed the local ruling all the way to the Supreme Court , where their sentence was unanimously overturned in 1967. The Lovings were jailed in 1958 for violating the Virginia's prohibition on interracial marriage . Over his 24 years on the Court, Marshall compiled a liberal record that included strong support for Constitutional protection of individual rights, especially the rights of criminal suspects against the government.

Global Media South Korea wants North Korea to host some 2018 Winter Olympics events
Author: 0 South Korea wants North Korea to host some 2018 Winter Olympics events

North Korean officials have reportedly declared the country's intent to take part in the Olympics after they boycotted the 1988 Summer Games in South Korea's capital Seoul . Do stated that he intends to discuss possible ways to ensure North Korea's participation at Pyeongchang 2018 with the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Global Media Hosting congressional picnic, Trump calls for unity
Author: 0 Hosting congressional picnic, Trump calls for unity

It was a day of firsts yesterday for Melania Trump - not only did she co-host her first White House picnic, but also gave her first interview since moving to Washington. One person who keeps in touch with the president said that while Trump gets angry at nearly everyone on his staff, his outbursts at McGahn have been more frequent.

Global Media Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 61
Author: 0 Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 61

Forty-one people were killed and over 200 persons were wounded in one of the worst acts of terrorism in Parachinar, the capital of Kurram Agency, on Friday. Pakistan's Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif condemned the attacks as the death tolls continued to rise. At the hospital in Quetta, anxious children stood by the bloodstained cots of wounded relatives, and Pakistani soldiers visited injured colleagues.

Author: 0 Trump suggests fitting border wall with solar panels

Lots of sun, lots of heat", he said. President Donald Trump vowed again to build a wall along the US-Mexico border in a tweet Thursday. The Department of Homeland Security has shortlisted 20 companies for their designs for the wall.

Global Media 'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot can not wait to have a third child
Author: 0 'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot can not wait to have a third child

The film has generated more than $620m worldwide since its launch 21 days ago, media reports say, and is on course to outperform the $665.7m made by Kung Fu Panda 2 - also directed by a woman. These two small final sequences have a narrative value, and allow us to complete the loop before returning to Wonder Woman in Justice League , whatever its role in fact! " Suicide Squad " comes in second with $745.6 million.

Author: 0 Cardiff terror suspect's family "shocked"

The worshippers had been at a Muslim welfare centre as part of celebrations for the holy month of Ramadan. Makram Ali, 51, died at the scene in his daughter's arms. In a separate telephone interview, his mother said she "screamed" when she saw his image on the television. The attack , which followed three Islamic State group-inspired attacks in Britain, drew criticism from the Muslim community, which said police were slow to call the incident a "terror attack ".

Global Media Dennis Rodman: 'People don't see … the good side' of North Korea
Author: 0 Dennis Rodman: 'People don't see … the good side' of North Korea

He died June 19 and some believe that brutal torture behind bars is to blame, although North Korea denies it and said it released him for "humanitarian reasons". North Korea is known for illegally detaining USA citizens on false allegations of spying and anti-state crimes. South Korean President Moon Jae-In, who had advocated talks with the North, said Pyongyang had a "heavy responsibility" in the events leading up to the University of Virginia student's death.

Global Media Ruling AIADMK faction extends support to Kovind
Author: 0 Ruling AIADMK faction extends support to Kovind

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday had announced that Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind would be their candidate for president. Chief Minister E Palanisamy had on Wednesday announced the faction's support to Kovind, who has since resigned as Governor of Bihar.

Global Media China tries Crown Resorts employees on gambling charges
Author: 0 China tries Crown Resorts employees on gambling charges

Australian Consul General in Shanghai Graeme Meehan said Crown's head of global VIP gambling, Jason O'Connor, was given a 10 month sentence in Shanghai's Baoshan District Court on Monday, SBS understands. The remaining three defendants who had been released on bail on November 11 were not fined or sentenced to prison, Crown Resorts said. "Crown remains respectful of the sovereign jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China", the firm added.

Author: 0 Jury finds officer who shot Philando Castile not guilty

Paul Public Schools said in a statement . Motorist Philando Castile was fatally wounded by Jeronimo Yanez after he was stopped in his auto in Falcon Heights, St Paul, in 2016. Gerry Martin isn't sure he will ever tell a police officer during a traffic stop that he has a concealed-weapon permit - and possibly a weapon - on him.

Global Media Yoga Day at DU, JNU
Author: 0 Yoga Day at DU, JNU

You can see the jawans performing various yoga asanas in the extreme weather conditions in the snow-covered mountains of Ladakh. Wearing an Assamese gamochha around his neck, Modi led the celebration, the third edition of International Yoga Day , joined by over 50,000 people who kept him company through an 80-minute Yoga session.

Author: 0 Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown

Turkey's Defence Minister Fikri Isik said his country had no plans to review its military base in Qatar and that any demand for its closure would represent interference in the country's relations with the Gulf state. The four Arab nations called on Qatar to sever ties with the Muslim Brotherhood , ISIS, al Qaeda , Hezbollah and Jabhat Fateh al Sham. "The leakage will further exasperate & prolong the Qatar crisis".

Global Media Seoul Conducts Missile Test as Pyongyang Tests Rocket Engine
Author: 0 Seoul Conducts Missile Test as Pyongyang Tests Rocket Engine

North Korea has tested several new missile systems this year, including a powerful midrange missile that experts say could one day reach targets as far as Hawaii or Alaska. The US has also urged China , Pyongyang's sole ally, to exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to help rein in its nuclear and missile programmes.

Global Media Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'
Author: 0 Korea detainee got what he 'deserved'

The University of DE is cutting ties with a part-time professor who provoked a controversial firestorm for saying North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier "deserved" to die. "And of course, it's Otto's parents who will pay the price for the rest of their lives". "Or instead of crying, they bluster and threaten their female professors".

Global Media Prime Minister to march in Canada's largest Pride parade today
Author: 0 Prime Minister to march in Canada's largest Pride parade today

Pride Toronto, organizers of the city's festival celebrating the LGBTQ community, says Trudeau will be marching in Sunday's parade again this year. He concluded by offering his condolences to the bereaved relatives of the victims of terrorism and thanking the armed forces, the police and the intelligence services for their work.

Global Media Ex-taekwondo boss Nnaji gets WTF award in Korea
Author: 0 Ex-taekwondo boss Nnaji gets WTF award in Korea

The North's sole International Olympic Committee member, Chang Ung, is travelling with the taekwondo team and will likely meet South Korean officials over cooperation on next year's Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. A joint women's ice hockey team has been proposed, as well as the idea that North Korea could host some ski events. The presidential Blue House said the South's test was meant as a warning against the North's provocative acts over the past months.

Global Media Sushma Swaraj attacks former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar with old video
Author: 0 Sushma Swaraj attacks former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar with old video

He is Bihar's first Governor who has been nominated for this post. "Let us stand together, in spirit and action, to affirm our pledge to this sacred process ... Both Vinod Narayan and Paswan asked Nitish, who is the JD (U) president, to join the NDA after he announced his support for the BJP-led NDA nominee for President, Ram Nath Kovind.

Global Media Israel PM hails Modi's visit as 'very significant'
Author: 0 Israel PM hails Modi's visit as 'very significant'

The Prime Minister added that "1.25 crore equally talented Indians are there back in India , they are now getting supportive environment and soon we will develop India soon". While the above speaks to the maturity of India-U.S. ties today and the relatively deep institutionalization of the bilateral relationship at the bureaucratic level in both countries, Modi will have quite the task when he meets Trump .

Global Media Palestinian killed upon stabbing attack at Israeli soldiers
Author: 0 Palestinian killed upon stabbing attack at Israeli soldiers

Since 1992, much of the controversy surrounding Israel's settlement construction in the occupied territories has revolved around expanding existing settlements. The incident came as U.S. President Donald Trump's Special Representative for International Negotiations, Jason Greenblatt , started his meeting with Israeli and Palestinian leaders in Jerusalem and Ramallah on Tuesday.

Author: 0 No winners in Trump's reversal of US Cuba policy

And Cuba's main political and trade ally Venezuela is in crisis with triple-digit inflation and shortages of food and medicine fanning protests against the socialist government. Former President Barack Obama had adopted an appeasement policy towards Cuba, stated the Trump administration. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (via Miami Herald): "I fully support President Trump's announcement on his new Cuba policy and I commend my legislative brothers, Senator Marco Rubio and Congressman Mario ...

Author: 0 Belgium foils terror attack: Suspect killed

There were no other casualties apart from the suspect, who was confirmed dead by prosecutors hours after the attack. The Belgian Foreign Ministry said there is no indication of other incidents but the threat level remains at 3, which warns of a "possible and likely threat".

Global Media Opposition Figures Arrested As Anti-Corruption Protests Roil Russia
Author: 0 Opposition Figures Arrested As Anti-Corruption Protests Roil Russia

An opposition organiser for Navalny in Vladivostok on the Pacific coast was detained and fined for illegally organising a rally, according to state news service RIA Novosti, which cited a regional lawmaker. His efforts to run for president may be complicated by his arrest on Monday. Security official Vladimir Chernikov told a Moscow radio station that the city did everything they could to make sure the protests could take place.

Global Media Father of UVA Student Otto Warmbier Holds News Conference
Author: 0 Father of UVA Student Otto Warmbier Holds News Conference

He returned home to OH on Tuesday in a coma after being "brutalized and terrorized by the pariah regime", his family said in a statement. University of Cincinnati said Warmbier shows no signs of botulism . President Trump called him Wednesday and asked how the family was doing but said he was sorry about Otto's condition. The next day, Warmbier was flown to a USA base in Japan before making the longer journey to OH to be reunited with his family.

Global Media Russia destroys ISIS Command and Control centres in Syria
Author: 0 Russia destroys ISIS Command and Control centres in Syria

The ministry stressed that Russia's advanced diesel-electric Krasnodar submarine carried out launches of cruise missiles while submerged. The ministry said in a statement that strikes targeted and destroyed Islamic State command and control centres and ammunition depots in Syria's Hama province.

Global Media Indian Presidential poll no longer a one horse race
Author: 0 Indian Presidential poll no longer a one horse race

As usual, the kind of politician Lalu Prasad Yadav is he showed it by calling Meira Kumar " Bihar ki Beti" (daughter of Bihar) in his unusual style. Kumar's candidature was announced by Mrs. Sonia Gandhi with Sharad Pawar seated next to her. In the open letter to the members of the collegium, she said, they have the unique privilege to make history.

Author: 0 David Davis says he is not certain UK will secure Brexit deal

It is very, very, very clear that she is a good prime minister. Mr Davis said he took some blame for urging Mrs May to call the snap election , but he had not apologised to her for it. Mr Davis said: 'Yes. Mr Davis said Britain would need transitional trade arrangements with the European Union for a time after Brexit. Mr Davis said his message to Tory MPs seeking a leadership battle was: "Don't be so self indulgent".

Author: 0 CNN Retracts Anonymously Sourced Anti-Trump Russia Story

The network published an editor's note on its website saying the story did not meet CNN's editorial standards. CNN's editors replaced the story with an editor's note explaining the story's removal. If you can't trust anonymous sources, whom can you trust? That anxious Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.), who asked Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to look into whether Scaramucci "facilitate [d] prohibited transactions" or made any improper promises about an ...

Global Media Ryu shoots course-record 61 at NW Arkansas Championship
Author: 0 Ryu shoots course-record 61 at NW Arkansas Championship

Ryu won this year's first major, the ANA Inspiration , when she defeated Lexi Thompson in a playoff after Thompson was informed between the 12th green and 13th tee of the final round that she was being penalized four strokes for infractions that occurred the day before.

Author: 0 Ronaldo delight as Portugal reach Confed semis

Andre Silva added a third on 80 minutes before Nani completed the rout in stoppage time to ensure Portugal progressed to last four as winners of Group A, finishing above Mexico on goal difference. Nani sent a special message to his son after scoring Portugal's fourth goal in the closing stages of their win over New Zealand . The deadlock was eventually broken in the 25th minute when Alexandr Erokhin lifted the ball into the box, where Alexandr Samedov was on hand to side-foot past ...

Global Media Victim's tip, armed citizens lead to capture of escaped Georgia inmates
Author: 0 Victim's tip, armed citizens lead to capture of escaped Georgia inmates

According to the FBI, Ricky Dubose , 24, and Donnie Rowe , 43, who were on the run since Tuesday , were spotted in Shelbyville, Tennessee on Thursday morning. Corrections officers Sgt. Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue were killed by the inmates . The prison bus was equipped with security video and had 31 other inmates in its cage, Sills said.

Author: 0 Iran mocks reports that its Syria missile strike failed

US Central Command (CENTCOM) said that the Iranian-made drone was shot down after it "displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces". "The coalition presence in Syria addresses the imminent threat ISIS in Syria poses globally", the US military said in a statement , referring to the Islamic State group, which controls a swath of territory in eastern Syria .

Global Media Tourist boat with 150 aboard sinks near Colombian city
Author: 0 Tourist boat with 150 aboard sinks near Colombian city

Rescue workers and the air force were helping passengers at the scene, President Juan Manuel Santos said in a Twitter post . Colombian authorities said 9 people are dead and more than 30 are missing after a tourist boat sank in a reservoir near the city of Medellin.

Author: 0 Freeway vehicle crash sparks fire near Los Angeles

No other injuries or structure damages have been reported, Marrone said. An image posted by fire officials on Twitter showed two massive plumes of smoke swirling toward the sky over a blackened hilly landscape in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.

Global Media Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say
Author: 0 Senate Health Plan Falls Short of Promise for Cheaper Care, Experts Say

Merrill agreed. "That's why they want to do health care [before tax reform]", he said. Also, people meeting the high income criteria are supposed to pay a 3.8-percent tax on returned investment income exceeding those income thresholds. It is primarily a tax cut bill for the very wealthiest Americans . Mari said that without Medicaid, she, her husband, and their kids would not have had any other options.

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