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Global Media Star Trek: Discovery showrunners share their influences and more character backstory
Author: 0 Star Trek: Discovery showrunners share their influences and more character backstory

In addition, Frakes also directed the Star Trek film First Contact . Sonequa Martin-Green is the lead in a " Star Trek " series that takes place before Capt. Following the big choice, Martin-Green's character is now with the Discovery under Captain Lorca, played by Jason Isaacs . This peaceful ambiance wasn't the case for every episode of every season of every single Star Trek series, mind, but it was always something for the shows to aspire towards, spearheaded by Roddenberry's firm ...

Author: 0 Trump travel ban revival gets mixed reaction in NH

That kind of question will not be known for sure until the government blocks people from coming and the cases are taken to the courts. The United States President Donald Trump has said, the Supreme court's ruling which partially reinstates his travel ban is a clear victory for the USA national security.

Author: 0 Irish, British PMs to meet to talk Brexit, N.Ireland crisis

Sinn Fein has said that if May makes concessions to the DUP that would disadvantage Irish nationalists, then a deal would be more hard to secure. However, in January, Sinn Fein pulled out of the government over a corruption scandal involving DUP leader Arlene Foster , who is now negotiating with May.

Global Media Armenian man charged in U.S. for killing his 5-year-old son
Author: 0 Armenian man charged in U.S. for killing his 5-year-old son

Sheriff's Department homicide investigators would not release specific details of what led to the filing of the murder charge when the body of 5-year-old Aramazd Andressian Jr. His arrest was coordinated by Sheriff's Homicide Bureau detectives along with Las Vegas police and the U.S. Marshal's Service, officials said. The boy's body has never been found.

Global Media Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations
Author: 0 Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

I just refuse to believe that if they had something really good like that, that [it] wouldn't leak because we've been getting all these other leaks. CNN did not immediately respond to a request for comment. The CNN story was about a supposed investigation into a pre-inaugural meeting between a Trump associate and the head of a Russian investment fund.

Global Media CBO: Senate health care bill would lead to 22 million more uninsured
Author: 0 CBO: Senate health care bill would lead to 22 million more uninsured

The Wisconsin Republican said he has every expectation that the Senate will move ahead on the bill, which the Congressional Budget Office says would kick 22 million off the insurance rolls. "It's far from a ideal bill". How does this forecast affect the chances of the bill passing? "We've seen that movie before with Obamacare and in many ways this is very similar to the process we used on Obamacare, I don't particularly like it that much".

Author: 0 South Africa bans sale of live hens to contain bird flu

A day before the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) stated on its website a reported case of the deadly bird flu virus on a commercial poultry farm in Mpumalanga Province. "Many businesses will be affected by the ban". "The training programme is also, one of the capacity building mechanisms to prepare poultry farmers for the initiative as we will collate your names, assess your performances and recommend successful farmers as beneficiaries", he said.

Author: 0 India, US vow to fight terror, boost economic cooperation

Speaking at a joint news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House , Modi expressed hope that India-US economic and trade ties will strengthen further. Trump said he is keen to work with Modi on creating a "fair and reciprocal" trade relationship between the two nations and called for the removal of "barriers" for the export of United States goods into Indian markets.

Global Media Violence, Persecution Displace 65.6 Million in 2016
Author: 0 Violence, Persecution Displace 65.6 Million in 2016

Have you read Trendiee Today? "By any measure, this is an unacceptable number, and it speaks louder than ever to the need for solidarity and common goal in preventing and resolving crises", said Filippo Grandi of Italy. The US Ambassador to South Sudan, Molly Phee said, "It is also an opportunity to honour those who provide them with life-saving protection and assistance despite harassment and threats".

Author: 0 Syria rejects US chemical attack allegations

The White House accused the President Bashar al-Assad's regime of plotting another chemical attack, similar to one that killed dozens and sparked a retaliatory US airstrike, officials said Monday. Trump, who took to Twitter not long after the statement went out, focused his attention on a Fox News report related to former President Barack Obama and the 2016 election rather than developments in Syria .

Author: 0 Modi invites Trump, his family to India

Among the guests present at the dinner were First Lady Melania Trump, Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, Defense Secretary James Mattis, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Energy Secretary Rick Perry and National Security Adviser McMaster.

Global Media Trump Nixes White House Ramadan Dinner Celebration, Breaking With 3 Past Presidents
Author: 0 Trump Nixes White House Ramadan Dinner Celebration, Breaking With 3 Past Presidents

But US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly rejected a request to hold a reception. More recently, in 1996, Hillary Clinton revived the tradition when she was First Lady. On the occasion, the social media space was buzzing with people wishing each other Eid Mubarak, and the heartening aspect was that the wishes came from across communities, and not only Muslims.

Global Media Cuomo calls lawmakers back to Albany for NYC schools issue
Author: 0 Cuomo calls lawmakers back to Albany for NYC schools issue

Senators could vote on the health care bill as early as next week. Collins announced Friday that the House amendment to require state Medicaid takeover by 2020 was included in the Senate version of the Obamacare repeal bill. Cuomo said he's already called on the state's Congressional delegation to do everything within their means to protect NY residents and not support the measures.

Global Media Ukraine deputy prime minister says government computer network down
Author: 0 Ukraine deputy prime minister says government computer network down

Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko on Tuesday posted a picture of a darkened computer screen to Twitter , saying that the computer system at the government's headquarters has been shut down. One of the victims of Tuesday's cyber attack, a Ukrainian media company, said its computers were blocked and it had a demand for $300 worth of the Bitcoin crypto-currency to restore access to its files.

Global Media Parents of United States student to detail his time in North Korean prison
Author: 0 Parents of United States student to detail his time in North Korean prison

North Korea said Thursday it released an American university student over "humanitarian" reasons in its first official comment since he was returned to his home state of OH in a coma . "Now we know why they wouldn't allow consular access", he said. Warmbier said the Obama administration urged the family to maintain a low profile while the administration tried to retrieve Otto.

Author: 0 Theresa May signs agreement deal with Northern Ireland's DUP

Under a "confidence and supply" arrangement meant to last until 2022, the DUP guaranteed that its 10 MPs will vote with the Government on the Queen's Speech, the Budget, and legislation relating to Brexit and national security. After two weeks of discussions, the DUP Leader Arlene Foster arrived at Downing Street shortly after 10.30am this morning, and the deal between the two parties was announced soon after.

Global Media Fil-Am sailor killed in Japan collision
Author: 0 Fil-Am sailor killed in Japan collision

The commander of the 7th Fleet, Joseph P Aucoin, told reporters that the collision caused a "big gash" under the warship's waterline. However, the collision flooded sleeping compartments with seawater, trapping the seven sailors. "The water flow is tremendous, and so there wasn't a lot of time in those spaces that were open to the sea...", he said. The sailors on board the Navy destroyer lived up to that name after the ship was struck by a merchant vessel almost four times its size.

Author: 0 British Prime Minister calls for major investigation of cladding

Arconic, the USA supplier of the cladding used in a recent refurbishment of the tower, announced on Monday (June 26) that it was stopping sales of the material for high-rise buildings. LONDON (AP ) - Arconic, the metal products maker that was once part of Alcoa Inc., said Monday it will stop selling one type of aluminum composite paneling for use on high-rise buildings after speculation that the material contributed to the spread of a deadly fire at a London apartment tower.

Global Media Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban
Author: 0 Istanbul Pride march to go on despite governor's ban

Protesters held signs that read "No KKKops, make pride revolutionary again!" and "No pride for some of us without liberation for all of us", the paper reports. Up to 100,000 people attended Istanbul Pride in 2014 but Turkish police dispersed Pride crowds in 2015 and 2016 using riot-control methods. "They can come there", added Mican, who stood trial for threats against LGBTI members ahead of the pride parade previous year.

Author: 0 White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

But the warning from the White House is crystal clear. The U.S. military also shot down a Syrian jet earlier this month. That part of Syria includes the area where the U.S.is training local forces to fight against ISIS, and USA and coalition planes operate in those skies.

Global Media Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city
Author: 0 Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

Apparently, the war in Marawi City is not yet over despite the declaration of government forces that the war was to end last June 12, Philippine Independence Day. "We are validating that information if he had indeed left". It amounted to a warning, not just to China but also Asian nations such as the Philippines that have tilted toward Beijing in a bid to boost economic relations.

Author: 0 Guided White House tour, dinner symbolise Modi-Trump bonhomie

US President Donald Trump walks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi towards a joint press conference in the Rose Garden at The White House on June 26, 2017. "But again, I want to thank you and all of your representatives". Any differences over issues such as immigration and climate change were kept behind closed doors and they instead vowed to work more closely on combating terrorism, the war in Afghanistan and defense cooperation.

Author: 0 CBO: Senate health bill would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026

And the Congressional Budget Office says these drops would disproportionately affect older people, especially those between 50 and 64 years old, at the lower end of the income ladder. Despite the deliberately misleading statements from the backers of this legislation, it is now clearer than ever that this proposed plan would decimate Medicaid , impose an age tax and hike premiums, while risking job loss at rural hospitals.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump

While Trump's relations with some traditional allies have got off to rocky start, he and Modi appeared to strike up an immediate rapport in their first meeting, with the pair exchanging hugs in the White House Rose Garden in front of reporters.

Global Media MATTIS: 'We are not winning in Afghanistan'
Author: 0 MATTIS: 'We are not winning in Afghanistan'

The United States is not winning in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told Congress on June 13, saying he was crafting a new strategy which he will brief to lawmakers by mid-July. Mattis has advocated for an increase in American troops-now at some 8,400 soldiers-to counter a recent wave of insurgent attacks and, according to Reuters and NPR , the president has given his defense secretary the authority to set American troop levels in the country.

Global Media PM Theresa May strikes power deal with Northern Ireland's DUP
Author: 0 PM Theresa May strikes power deal with Northern Ireland's DUP

Political parties are still locked in negotiations to form a semi-autonomous power-sharing executive for the province almost four months after local elections there. Mr Green said the agreement, signed in 10 Downing Street by Tory chief whip Gavin Williamson and the DUP's Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, should help to break the deadlock at Stormont which has meant there has been no power-sharing executive since elections in March.

Author: 0 US military probing reports of strike on ISIS jail

The air strike hit the prison in the city of Mayadeen in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour on Monday, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , Xinhua news agency reported. A spokesperson for the coalition has said it is investigating the reports. A spokesman for the US -led coalition said it would quickly look into the matter.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby's lawyer 'confident' in acquittal if case is retried

Tuesday in Norristown . PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The woman Bill Cosby was charged with sexually assaulting is thanking supporters for an "outpouring of love and kindness" since the trial. "A mistrial is simply the justice system at work", O'Neill said, thanking jurors and urging them not to feel that they let the justice system down. "We get 12 people to agree on sex assault cases all the time, but this is not any case.

Global Media Mom of 'Baby Doe' to be sentenced, day after ex is convicted
Author: 0 Mom of 'Baby Doe' to be sentenced, day after ex is convicted

In exchange for her testimony against McCarthy, the District Attorney's Office recommended Bond be sentenced to time already served - which has been just about two years. "I don't think there was a shred of evidence that she was the real killer", Conley said. "I do see her as a victim in this case", Bassil said of Rachelle Bond.

Author: 0 Gov. Malloy reacts to Supreme Court decision on travel ban

Wang says that while anyone with a valid visa or green card status should be eligible to enter the country, "the situation has been quite fluid, so we strongly advise people to seek advice from their International Students and Scholars Office advisor".

Author: 0 Netanyahu calls to end Palestinian payments to attacker families

The Israeli police relaxed its open-fire regulations in December 2015, permitting officers to open fire with live ammunition on those throwing stones or firebombs as an initial option, without having to use non-lethal weapons first. Dozens of Palestinians were injured early Saturday in clashes with Israeli forces in Deir Abu Meshaal village in the northern the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Global Media US Soldiers Wounded in Afghanistan in Possible Insider Attack
Author: 0 US Soldiers Wounded in Afghanistan in Possible Insider Attack

Following the blast, at least four more attackers stormed the gate, but two were killed by police. Earlier this year in March a similar insider attack wounded three USA soldiers at an Afghan military complex in Helmand province. Since launching their spring offensive in April, the Taliban have been attacking Afghan army and police bases, killing several dozen men in recent weeks.

Global Media Tribute to USS Fitzgerald crew
Author: 0 Tribute to USS Fitzgerald crew

The incident report released on Monday by the captain of the Philippine vessel reveals the cargo ship flashed its lights warning the Fitzgerald that it was going to cross its path. The crash killed seven USA sailors in clear weather south of Tokyo Bay at 1:30 a.m. on June 17. The Master of an NYK chartered containership ACX Crystal has blamed the United States warship USS Fitzgerald for a fatal collision off Japan .

Author: 0 GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has been pushing for a vote on the Affordable Care Act replacement bill this week. The estimated increase in the number of uninsured under the bill that passed the House of Representatives last month was 23 million.

Global Media Frank de Boer's Crystal Palace in-tray
Author: 0 Frank de Boer's Crystal Palace in-tray

De Boer was named as Sam Allardyce's successor at Selhurst Park on Monday, signing a three-year contract with the Premier League club . Crystal Palace marketing detailed that ManBetX will feature prominently in the club's planned summer tour of Asia , starting with the Premier League Asia Trophy in which they play Liverpool on July 19th in Hong Kong.

Author: 0 Ukraine cyber attack creates chaos

A new cyberattack similar to WannaCry is spreading across Europe, hitting major companies from Rosneft PJSC in Moscow to AP Moller-Maersk in Copenhagen while disrupting government systems in Kiev . In Russia , Rosneft, one of the world's biggest oil producers, said its crude production had not been affected by the outage. "The company's servers underwent a powerful hacking attack", the company said on Twitter.

Author: 0 Iraq to rebuild al-Nuri mosque destroyed by IS

Aid organisations say Islamic State has stopped many from leaving, using them as human shields . CTS forces surrounded the area, backed by the army and the air force, and "killed numerous IS fighters", a statement said, adding "the situation is now under control".

Global Media Testing material from high-rise towers should be done 'urgently', minister says
Author: 0 Testing material from high-rise towers should be done 'urgently', minister says

Refurbishment of the Chalcots towers was overseen by Rydon, the same company involved in the recent renovation of the now-devastated Grenfell Tower . "Yes, I'm still waiting and waiting to see if they're going to find us anywhere decent to go before they kick us out of here", he said. "Camden Council has decided it will immediately begin preparing to remove these external cladding panels from the five tower blocks on the Chalcots Estate".

Author: 0 North Korea media compares Trump to Hitler

Petersburg. The wild charges follow Trump's touting of the " America First " theme since his campaign previous year. "Since the rise of " America First ", the world has never had a calm day", the editorial stated. "From January through March, internal guidelines for the media treatment of the USA were fairly stringent - criticism of the administration's actions and statements by US officials were permissible, but there could be only little mention of the president personally, and no direct ...

Author: 0 USA shoots down 'Iranian-made' drone in Syria

In Tuesday s incident, the US-led coalition said an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed an armed Shahed-129 drone in the early hours of the morning as it neared the Al-Tanaf base along Syria s eastern border. Based in the village of Ain Issa, 50 km north of Raqqa, it has the support of the Syrian Democratic Forces, U.S. -backed Kurdish and Arab militia fighting Daesh.

Global Media 20-pound live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport
Author: 0 20-pound live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport

The Transportation Safety Administration has caused a raging debate over privacy versus safety with a new policy it is reportedly considering. The paper screenings are being tested at airports in select cities, including Los Angeles, Detroit, Boston and more, according to The Sacramento Bee .

Author: 0 Supreme Court will hear sports betting case

The decision will allow New Jersey to argue that its attempts to allow betting on sports does not violate a federal law that sought to stop the spread of legal sports gambling. The NBA has pivoted its position on sports betting, and the National Football League and NHL have elected to place franchises in Las Vegas. Last month, a congressional committee introduced draft legislation that would repeal PASPA and allow states to legalize online gambling, with oversight provided by the Federal ...

Global Media Father of slain US Muslim teen urges love
Author: 0 Father of slain US Muslim teen urges love

Funeral services and a community vigil will be held Wednesday for Nabra Hassanen , the teenager killed in an attack early Sunday morning while walking to a Dulles area mosque with friends. Christopher Allen, a 19-year-old tourist visiting Washington for summer vacation, told Al Jazeera the circumstances surrounding Hassanen's death point to a hate crime.

Global Media Trump, Modi reaffirm Indian-US relations with a hug
Author: 0 Trump, Modi reaffirm Indian-US relations with a hug

Prior to Monday's meeting, Modi had spoken to Trump thrice over the phone after the latter assumed office in January this year. As the two leaders held their maiden meeting at the White House and displayed a lot of chemistry, the two countries also called on Pakistan to "expeditiously" bring to justice the perpetrators of the Mumbai, Pathankot attacks and other cross-border terrorist assaults by Pakistan-based groups.

Author: 0 White House says Syria may be preparing chemical attack

The White House said the activities were similar to those made before a suspected chemical attack in April. Donald Trump blamed Assad for the chemical weapons attack which killed at least 87 people, including 30 children, in the Syria's northern Idlib province in April.

Author: 0 Apple CEO touts India impact in push for deeper market access

President Donald Trump said during a joint appearance at the White House with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that the relationship between the countries "has never been stronger". "This was really an occasion for us to send a message that India was a reliable dependable partner, that was fully reciprocated on the American side", he said.

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