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Author: 0 Trump Executive Order Ramps Up Apprenticeship Programs

With the stroke of his pen, President Trump aims to fill some of the six million jobs in the United States. Trump's order directs Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta to develop new regulations that would create an additional channel of access to that system.

Author: 0 Portugal fires: confusion over plane crash claim

Planes from Spain, France, Italy and Morocco are among those helping to fight the fires. A couple standing on top of a hill look at the damage of the forest fire in Serra do Macario, central Portugal, Tuesday, June 20 2017. Civil Protection Agency spokesman Fausto Coutinho said authorities had received reports of a plane crash near where the deadliest wildfires on record are raging.

Global Media Ivanka Trump: 'I leave the politics to other people'
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump: 'I leave the politics to other people'

She said some issues that she's particularly passionate about are workforce development, helping working families, getting our veterans the care they need, and addressing the opioid epidemic. She simply gives him candid advice, per her own statement when her position was announced, "I will continue to offer my father my candid advice and counsel, as I have for my entire life".

Global Media Jews Banned from Gay Parade Over
Author: 0 Jews Banned from Gay Parade Over "Triggering" Stars of David

It noted that he Star of David "is a Jewish symbol and not inherently connected to Israel or Zionism", but said that the attendees were pressed for their opinions on Zionism because the the flags were "visually reminiscent of the Israeli flag due to the colour and placement of the star".

Global Media Surgical strikes prove India's strength, no country questioned it: Modi
Author: 0 Surgical strikes prove India's strength, no country questioned it: Modi

Modi, a Hindu nationalist, was effectively barred from the United States for years after deadly communal riots in the western state of Gujarat while he was chief minister. "Greatly look forward to my meeting and discussions with you @realDonaldTrump", Modi tweeted in response. "The meeting between the two leaders is very significant, obviously, because the new administration's policies towards Asia and particularly India, are not very clear", said foreign policy specialist Sujit Datta at ...

Global Media India's Modi in Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet
Author: 0 India's Modi in Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

Today, twenty-one of Silicon Valley's top leaders met with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is in the USA on the second leg of his three-nation tour. They pointed out that a 2017 World Bank report had ranked India 130th out of 190 countries for ease of doing business. On a related note, the rapport and friendship between PM Modi and former US President Barack Obama was a huge sensation after there repeated meetings.

Global Media Country celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr
Author: 0 Country celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr

This was announced by chairman, Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman after receiving the evidence of the sighting of the moon of Shawwal from various parts of country. The venue of the main congregation will be shifted to Baitul Mukarram national mosque at 9:00am in case of inclement weather. Improved diets will be served at hospitals, jails, government children homes and vagrant welfare centres.

Global Media Amnesty urges donors to give more to South Sudan refugees
Author: 0 Amnesty urges donors to give more to South Sudan refugees

Across the world , the number of displaced people had risen by 300,000 by the end of 2016 from a year earlier - though the pace of the increase had eased from past years, the UNHCR report said. Of those, people are displaced multiple times, says Paul White, an Australian lawyer who past year was based in Amman in Jordan and travelled to Syria's Damascus to assess the needs of internally displaced people with the UN.

Author: 0 France's Macron to back push for global environment rights pact

And Macron himself recorded a video critique. "On the basis of this draft proposal, I pledge to act ...so that the work initiated continues, so that we reach a text, convince our partners, place these efforts under the aegis of the U.N ...

Author: 0 British election deal puts Irish peace at risk

We've set out very clearly the fact that her government is in default of the Good Friday Agreement and successor agreements. She needs DUP support to prop up her minority government, but is facing mounting criticism - including from former Conservative PM John Major - around cosying up with Arlene Foster .

Author: 0 More charges filed in Flint water crisis

The Michigan Civil Rights Commission issued a report in February blaming "systemic racism" going back decades for the problems that caused the water crisis in Flint . Lyon also is charged with misconduct in office for allegedly obstructing university researchers who are studying if the surge in cases was linked to the Flint River .

Global Media Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration
Author: 0 Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

Dozens of Indians and Indian Americans waited at Joint Base Andrews to greet Prime Minister Modi as he landed near the USA capital Saturday night. " The White House is very interested in making this a special visit". On the GST, the Prime Minister said that this is becoming a reality after years of effort.

Global Media Byculla inmate death: Six jail staff booked
Author: 0 Byculla inmate death: Six jail staff booked

The officials said the inmates flung burning pieces of furniture on women police officers. The police have booked six jail staff in connection with Shetye's death, and another 250 jail inmates for rioting and assaulting a jail staffer, including Indrani Mukerjea.

Author: 0 Modi remembers Emergency on its anniversary, pitches for preserving democracy

Heaping praise on India's military prowess, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that the country can defend itself and has convinced the world that the menace of terrorism needs to be eliminated. We believe in the idea of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (the world is one family). "No Indian, no patriot can ever forget the 1975 Emergency". But Trump administration officials have pointed to both leaders' impact on social media - each has more than 30 million Twitter followers - as proof that ...

Author: 0 Fans praise 'talented' Ed Sheeran following Glastonbury performance

And LA band Haim literally brought the audience at The Other Stage to its knees. Meanwhile The Killers played a surprise set on the John Peel Stage - the fourth-biggest - 10 years after they headlined the festival. She had raised more than £70,000 for breast cancer awareness charity CoppaFeel! since her diagnosis and was even invited to a garden party at Buckingham palace to celebrate her achievements, but couldn't make it due to her poor health.

Author: 0 Number of high-rise buildings found to have hazardous cladding rises to 60

The government is facing calls from councils to step up its funding in the wake of the Grenfell fire to help with evacuations and renovations of other potentially at risk tower blocks. A Taylor Wimpey spokesman said: "Following a review of the fire safety of the cladding at our NR1 development in Norwich and testing carried out by the Building Research Establishment (BRE), we were made aware of a potential cause for concern".

Global Media Emirs, Ambassadors Take Pledge on Behalf of Crown Prince
Author: 0 Emirs, Ambassadors Take Pledge on Behalf of Crown Prince

Saudi Arabia's once powerful counterterrorism czar, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef , was removed from the line of succession - giving the younger prince a firmer hold on the kingdom's foreign policies , including its close ties with U.S. His youth is a novelty for a country that is used to ageing leaders - Mohammed's father is 81.His rapid ascent over the past two years has symbolised the hopes of the kingdom's young population, more than half of which is under 25.

Global Media Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on United States health-care bill
Author: 0 Republican senator has 'very serious' concerns on United States health-care bill

Johnson framed his call to delay the Senate vote on the American Health Care Act as a bid for transparency, arguing that it would give the public more time to see what the bill really entails. Paul added, "And it's a false, sort of over-promising to say, 'Oh, yes, insurance premiums are going to go down but we're keeping 10 of the 12 mandates that caused the prices to go up.' It's a foolish notion to promise something you can't provide".

Global Media Kovind to kickstart nation-wide tour today from UP
Author: 0 Kovind to kickstart nation-wide tour today from UP

He appealed all the parties to rise above the interest of politics and to vote for Ram Nath Kovind . In the first set, proposer Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be present along with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Soon after BJP's unilateral choice for Ram Nath Kovind, current Bihar governor, UPA Chairman and Congress President Sonia Gandhi has announced former Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar will be the combined choice for UPA.

Author: 0 Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire

The oil tanker coming from Karachi and headed to Lahore overturned on Sunday morning on the national highway at the Ahmedpur Sharqia area of the Bahawalpur district, some 400 kms from Lahore , after a tyre burst and the driver lost control of the vehicle.

Global Media Opposition's President Nominee Meira Kumar gets 'Z+' security
Author: 0 Opposition's President Nominee Meira Kumar gets 'Z+' security

Verma said the Opposition should nominate the "Bihar ki beti" Meira Kumar for the Presidentship when it is sure of her win. Swaraj was seen as questioning the neutrality of Kumar , pitted against BJP-led National Democratic Alliance candidate Ram Nath Kovind for the presidential contest.

Global Media Mexico 2-1 Russia: Hosts knocked out of Confederations Cup after defeat
Author: 0 Mexico 2-1 Russia: Hosts knocked out of Confederations Cup after defeat

In another Group A match, Mexico knocked out hosts Russia of the Confederation Cup 2017 with a 2-1 victory taking benefit of bad Russian defense on Saturday. And while the round number is nice, it's more notable for putting him second on the list of all-time worldwide goals by a European. Andre Silva added a third on 80 minutes before Nani completed the rout in stoppage time to ensure Portugal finished above Mexico on goal difference.

Author: 0 Nigel Farage "Concerned" After Trump's State Visit Is Put In Doubt

Therefore, Sadiq Khan called on the British government to cancel a planned state visit by US President Donald Trump . Speaking to Sky News , Johnson said that the trip would be going ahead, and was not mentioned during Wednesday's speech as a date had not yet been confirmed.

Global Media China landslide site evacuated over concerns of 2nd slide
Author: 0 China landslide site evacuated over concerns of 2nd slide

According to Reuters, industrial excavators cleared rubble at the scene, while workers searched for survivors. The estimates were later lowered and the government posted the names of missing people online Sunday, Xinhua reported . Wu's wife, Zhang Xiaohong, said they often sleep in other villages for fear of landslides but could not afford to move to a safer part of Mao county.

Author: 0 UAE Warns Qatar that Sanctions Could Last Years

Social media platform Twitter briefly suspended the account of Al-Jazeera Arabic amid a wider diplomatic dispute between Qatar and Arab nations. Qatar has denied accusations by its neighbors that it funds terrorism, foments regional instability or has cosied up to their enemy Iran.

Author: 0 Trump wishes Muslims 'warm greetings' for Eid holiday

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has extended his best wishes to Muslim in Canada and across of the world on the festive occasion of Eid al-Fitr. It is based on the moon's cycle, whereas the Gregorian one is determined by the sun. Eid-ul-Fitr has a particular Salat (prayer) consisting of two Rakats (units) and generally offered in an open field or large hall.

Global Media Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier has severe brain injury
Author: 0 Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier has severe brain injury

Warmbier can open his eyes and blink but has no signs of understanding language or responding to commands, Kanter said . "While I welcome the news of Mr Warmbier's release, I am very concerned about his condition, and the authorities have to provide a clear explanation about what made him slip into a coma", said the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), Tomás Ojea Quintana.

Author: 0 Donald Tusk says United Kingdom rights proposal 'below expectations'

However, no cut-off date for the package has been specified by Downing Street and further details of the plans will not be released until Monday, June 26. One third of people said they believed Britain was on course to get a good deal out of the negotiations, while almost half of all respondents (48 per cent) said the General Election result had made Brexit "less certain".

Author: 0 Donald Trump calls on Republican senators to muster support for Healthcare Bill

Nevada, like most states, expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. "Well, they are also four good guys and they are four friends of mine", said Trump . Both Paul and Cruz told reporters Thursday that they felt they could get to "yes" votes with tweaks to the proposal. He is seeking to push a final package through the Senate before the July 4 recess.

Global Media Macron pledge on human environmental rights
Author: 0 Macron pledge on human environmental rights

Schwarzenegger has spoken critically of Trump in the past, posting a video message in early June that castigated the president's move to pull the USA from the groundbreaking 2015 Paris climate accord, according to the Washington Times. Macron, a centrist who was elected on May 7, designated Philippe , a conservative, to head a government gathering Socialists, Centrists, Republicans and political newcomers, smashing the traditional left-right divide.

Author: 0 Debutant Malan sets up England T20 series win

Chris Jordan picked up three wickets for England who will be delighted to have won the series while also blooding new talent. Dawid Malan's 78 from 44 balls - the highest score by an England player on T20 debut - was the bedrock of England's 181 for eight at the SSE Swalec Stadium.

Global Media Turkish foreign minister urges dialogue to end Gulf crises
Author: 0 Turkish foreign minister urges dialogue to end Gulf crises

In their apparent bid to secure United States support and that of Israel, the four countries cited Qatar's links with the Palestinian resistance movement of Hamas and accused it of supporting terrorism. " There will be an escalation of economic pressure " unless Qatar changes course, Otaiba said. "The state of Qatar informed the government of Djibouti that it has withdrawn all its troops deployed on the border line in Djiboutian territory", a ministry statement said.

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.

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.

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