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Global Media Modi mesmerizes Indian diaspora yet again
Author: 0 Modi mesmerizes Indian diaspora yet again

Prime Minister Modi and Trump , who met on Monday at the White House to discuss the bilateral relations between the two nations, further asked Islamabad to expeditiously bring to justice the perpetrators of the 26/11 Mumbai blasts, and other cross-border attacks.

Global Media Putin Accuses US Of Meddling Abroad, Hopes For Better Russia Ties
Author: 0 Putin Accuses US Of Meddling Abroad, Hopes For Better Russia Ties

At his annual " Direct Line " question and answer session broadcast live on television, Russian President Vladimir Putin stopped short of announcing he will run for the presidency in elections scheduled for March. As for Comey's investigation into Russian interference in the presidential elections, Putin said that Comey provided no evidence. "But this is not any sort of underground, subversive activity", Putin said.

Global Media US Asks China To Do More To Rein In North Korea
Author: 0 US Asks China To Do More To Rein In North Korea

The Korean Central News Agency ( KCNA ) a state-run news agency, said that Otto Warmbier was a criminal and a threat to #North Korea . Sen. Tourism to North Korea "helps to fund one of the most brutal and despotic regimes in the world", Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said Tuesday in a statement to USA Today .

Global Media US drugmaker Merck also affected by cyberattack
Author: 0 US drugmaker Merck also affected by cyberattack

Officials said the Kenilworth-based company was investigating the incident but provided no further details. Security vendors Bitdefender Labs and Kaspersky Labs say the NSA exploit, known as EternalBlue, is allowing the malware to spread inside an organization's network.

Global Media NSA Software Behind Latest Global Ransomware Attack
Author: 0 NSA Software Behind Latest Global Ransomware Attack

A Reuters reporter who visited the airport late on Tuesday said flights were operating as normal. Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko said the government's computer network had gone down and the central bank said a operation at a number of banks and companies, including the state power distributor, had been disrupted by the attack."As a result of these cyber attacks these banks are having difficulties with client services and carrying out banking operations", the central bank ...

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

The activist has late stage liver cancer and as his condition worsened, his lawyer applied for medical parole. Chinese democracy advocate Liu Xiaobo, victor of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize , has been released from prison for cancer treatment, Hong Kong media reported Monday.

Global Media Seat unveils the Arona SUV
Author: 0 Seat unveils the Arona SUV

It's called the Arona, and we're assured it's very interesting indeed. The new crossover will receive its public debut at the Frankfurt motor show . And now we have another - the SEAT Arona. No surprises on the powertrain front though - the gasoline side is represented by the turbocharged three-cylinder 1.0-liter TSI with 95 hp & 115 hp mated to a six-speed manual or a seven-speed DSG.

Author: 0 May orders investigation into cladding on United Kingdom high-rises

The Department of Housing is considering action to ensure fire safety standards are being met in non-residential buildings that are privately owned. Local authorities will also be tasked with updating their emergency plans for large-scale evacuations and contingency responses to events like a tower fire.

Author: 0 Senate Delays Health Care Vote Due to Lack of Support

There are 52 Republican senators, and he needs 50 "yes" votes to move the bill through the Senate. Johnson accused the GOP leadership of trying to " jam " the legislation through without proper debate. The Senate's bill would also dramatically undercut federal funding for Medicaid and financial assistance for low- and middle-income people, all facts Collins said wouldn't "fix ACA problems for rural ME", referring to the Obama administration's Affordable Care Act .

Global Media 'Petya' ransomware attack goes global, targets Merck in US
Author: 0 'Petya' ransomware attack goes global, targets Merck in US

DLA Piper's woes came the same day a massive hack hit computer systems overseas, spreading from Russian Federation to the United States, report the New York Times and the Associated Press . While here in the United Kingdom the advertising agency WPP said its systems were among those affected. The nuclear power plant was the site of the world's worst nuclear disaster in 1986 when a reactor exploded.

Global Media What is Petrwrap virus behind cyberattack?
Author: 0 What is Petrwrap virus behind cyberattack?

While several researchers identified the virus as a derivative of the " Petya " ransomware, Kaspersky Lab, which congressional sources told ABC News is itself under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny, disputed that assessment, concluding that the virus was "a new ransomware that has not been seen before" and dubbing it "NotPetya".

Global Media Cosby Lawyer Casts Doubt on Comedian's 'Town Hall' Events
Author: 0 Cosby Lawyer Casts Doubt on Comedian's 'Town Hall' Events

During a later appearance on CNN, Cosby's reps said the meetings would not address sexual assault, but would serve as an attempt to restore his "legacy". He said Cosby's attorneys had signed off on the idea. The new trial date comes less than two weeks after a Pennsylvania jury deliberated 52 hours and failed to reach a verdict in another case in which Cosby was accused of drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion in ...

Global Media The World Now Has a Record Number of Refugees
Author: 0 The World Now Has a Record Number of Refugees

The refugee population from the world's youngest country swelled 85 percent previous year to reach 1.4 million by the end of 2016, the UNHCR report showed. It said war, violence and persecution worldwide were causing more people to be forcibly displaced now than ever before. Most of those under the agency's mandate came from Syria (5.

Author: 0 Britain's offer to European Union nationals after Brexit

She also made key pledges on pensions and health that will be of interest to British nationals living in France and other European Union countries. Apart from these exceptions, their " settled status " will give them the right to live in Britain, undertake any lawful activity, access public funds and apply for British citizenship.

Author: 0 Senate Health Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured by 2026: CBO

The office said that overall, the Senate legislation would increase consumers' out of pocket costs. In undermining the ACA, the Senate bill eliminates enforcement of the health care mandate, and replaces federal subsidies with smaller tax credits that will make it more hard for older populations to access insurance.

Author: 0 Haley says warning to Syria also aimed at Russia and Iran

Pro-Assad forces backed by Russian Federation and Iran also have a presence in the area, close to where Syria's borders converge with those of Jordan and Iraq. A Syrian minister has dismissed a White House statement alleging that President Bashar Assad's government is preparing a new chemical weapons attack, saying Damascus has not and will not use such arms.

Author: 0 Kashmiris, Sikhs protest Modi visit outside White House

Clearly impressed by the policies that PM Modi has promoted, Trump added, "You have done a great job economically and you are doing well in so many ways, I would like to congratulate you". Trump and Modi share a populist streak and a knack for social media, but their economic nationalist agendas could clash. He said that relations between India and the Netherlands are century old and the two countries will keep on moving towards stronger ties.

Global Media Regret voting for Trump? Supreme Court shows why you shouldn't
Author: 0 Regret voting for Trump? Supreme Court shows why you shouldn't

Also, the government said last week the ban would go into effect 72 hours after the Supreme Court ruling - which would be Thursday morning in Washington . The court is expected to decide within days if the Trump administration can enforce it's travel ban . The court, however, granted the government's emergency request to put the presidential decree into effect immediately while the legal battle continues.

Author: 0 Modi-Trump joint statement disappointing, lacks new ideas: Congress

President Donald Trump says the relationship between the USA and India "has never been stronger", following talks with Indian PM Narendra Modi . Addressing the Indian Diaspora in Sportcampus Zuiderpark the Hague , Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he was unaware of the fact that Netherlands houses the second largest chunk of Indians.

Author: 0 Syrian Observatory: dozens killed in air strike in Islamic State-held town

The US-led coalition said last week that it had killed ISIS's top cleric Turki Binali in a 31 May strike on Mayadeen. US-led coalition aircraft have allegedly bombed a prison in Syria killing dozens of civilians. Syrian regime-run TV station al-Ikhbariya cited its correspondent in Deir Ezzor as saying coalition warplanes had destroyed a building in Al Mayadin used as a prison by Daesh.

Author: 0 Finsbury Park attack: Cardiff resident Darren Osborne arrested

Osborne from Cardiff, was arrested after pedestrians were targeted by a man driving a van near Finsbury Park Mosque in north London early on Monday. "We're like Muslims next door to him". "We extend our sympathies to the families and community of the victims and our hopes for the quick recovery of those wounded".

Author: 0 Pakistan shouldn't let terrorists use it's territory: United States and India

In Netherlands, Modi will have an official meeting with Dutch PM Mark Rutte, with whom he will have a discussion on global issues including counter-terrorism and climate change. "We will destroy radical Islamic terrorism". They resolved that India and the United States will fight together against this grave challenge to humanity.

Author: 0 Brexit could be a matter of life or death for Northern Ireland

May's Conservatives have been in talks with the DUP after the prime minister's party failed to win a majority in a national election last week. "We are working on a series of fronts and we are working very, very hard to deliver good government for Northern Ireland and good government for the United Kingdom", he said.

Global Media Car bomb kills senior Ukrainian intelligence officer in Kiev
Author: 0 Car bomb kills senior Ukrainian intelligence officer in Kiev

Pavel Sheremet , a Belarusian-born Russian journalist who was often critical of top political leaders and other government officials in his reporting, was killed in July 2016 in Kyiv when the auto he was driving to work was blown up. Reports said that the incident is the second one in four days. "Ta-da!" wrote Pavlo Rozenko , the deputy prime minister, on Twitter, posting a picture of an error message on his computer screen.

Global Media Pakistani players showered with fortunes following their Champions Trophy win
Author: 0 Pakistani players showered with fortunes following their Champions Trophy win

In case you didn't know. . Riaz Malik, a Pakistani building tycoon, also announced a reward of one million rupees for each player along with plots for each of them. From the redemption of Mohammed Amir, to the fairytale of Hassan Ali and Fakhar Zaman, and the excellent captaincy by Sarfraz Ahmed, Pakistan cricket proved once again why you can simply never rule them out.

Author: 0 AIADMK (Puratchi Thalaivi Amma) to support NDA in Prez poll

In a big blow to the Opposition, the JD-U on Wednesday chose to back the NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind for President post. Kumar said he had held discussions with JD (U) chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in this regard. Based on the deliberations, it was made a decision to unanimously extend support to Kovind, the release said. He was the president of BJP Dalit Morcha between 1998 and 2002 and president of All-India Koli Samaj.

Author: 0 Grenfell fire: Police consider manslaughter charges as cause of blaze revealed

Customers who think they may have Hotpoint fridge freezer model number FF175BP (white) or FF175BG (grey) should call 0800 316 3826 or visit www.hotpointservice.co.uk/fridgefreezer to register their details for further updates. "In line with the Government's advice to councils, samples from the investigation will be submitted to DCLG", a spokesman said. The Metropolitan Police have said Friday, that they are looking into every company that was involved with refurbishing Grenfell tower ...

Author: 0 White House: Syria could be preparing another chemical weapons attack

Russian Federation is Assad's key backer and sided with him when he denied responsibility for a chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of people in Idlib province on April 4. Three days later, the USA launched a military strike in response to the chemical weapons attack. Mr Trump said at the time that the Khan Sheikhoun attack crossed "many, many lines" and put the blame squarely on Assad's forces.

Global Media Colombia FARC rebels complete disarmament
Author: 0 Colombia FARC rebels complete disarmament

The UN said 7,132 arms have been stored in secure containers and a small number of weapons will remain in the hands of some rebels for security provision at the camps until they are closed on August 1. The accord was at first narrowly rejected by Colombians in a referendum a year ago before it was redrafted and pushed through congress. FARC guerrillas assembled in 26 "peace zones" in order to turn in their weapons in three phases this month, in a United Nations -supervised disarmament process.

Global Media Kentucky Town Elects Dog Mayor
Author: 0 Kentucky Town Elects Dog Mayor

Brynneth is actually the fourth dog to be elected mayor of the town, which is so small it doesn't even need a real mayor. 'Brynn does like to chase the cats around here, but has pledged to refrain from it as much as possible, ' says Bamforth, who adopted the pup-mayor to be from a local shelter.

Author: 0 Michigan Officials Charged With Manslaughter In Flint Water Crisis

Lyon has admitted that he was aware of Legionnaires' for months but wanted to wait until investigators in the Health and Human Services Department finished their own probe. A spokeswoman for Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette could not be reached immediately for comment. Woman dies of Legionnaires' disease . According to Snyder, Lyon and Wells, "like every other person who has been charged with a crime by Bill Schuette , are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty".

Author: 0 India's benefit lies in strong America: Modi

The contrast-belt at the waist provided a nod to Trump's military-inspired wardrobe and defined the silhouette. This was for the first time that PM Modi and President Trump met. We will destroy radical Islamic terrorism", he said. Turning to Mr. Trump, he said: "I am sure that, under your leadership, our mutual strategic partnership will gain new strength, new positivity and will reach new heights".

Author: 0 Trump Meets Modi: A Political Bromance At Best

Trump said the USA and India were working to grow their respective economies. "My vision of "New India" and President Trump's vision of "Make America Great Again" shows convergence of ideas that will open up new avenues for people of both countries".

Global Media Otto Warmbier Wiki: Why was Otto Warmbier in North Korea?
Author: 0 Otto Warmbier Wiki: Why was Otto Warmbier in North Korea?

Otto Warmbier had been serving a 15-year prison sentence with hard labor for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda poster from a hotel in Pyongyang . Otto Warmbier , The American student imprisoned for nearly a year-and-a-half was "brutally treated for so long", his father said. He described his son's return as bittersweet.

Global Media Kellyanne Conway defends Medicaid comment: 'It's not a lie'
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway defends Medicaid comment: 'It's not a lie'

Not easy! Perhaps just let OCare crash & burn!" The health care legislation working its way through Congress would do much more than its stated goal of repealing and replacing Obamacare . "If you are able-bodied and you would like to go and find employment and employer sponsored benefits then you should be able to do that", Conway said".

Global Media Marker For Emmett Till In Mississippi Found Vandalized
Author: 0 Marker For Emmett Till In Mississippi Found Vandalized

Till, 14, was lynched in 1955 by white vigilantes, one of whom accused Till of wolf-whistling at his wife in a local grocery store. A group discovered that the vinyl panels had been torn off of the back of the marker, which had photos and writings about Till, whose family was in talks to meet with the Department Of Justice after Carolyn Bryant admitted in February to lying about Till touching her several years ago.

Author: 0 Suspect in MI airport stabbing attempted to buy gun before attack

Investigators say he used an Amazon Jungle Survival Knife . The knife used in the attack - marked Amazon jungle survival knife - had a green handle and black serrated blade and was purchased in the USA, officials said. A detention hearing is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28 at United States District Court for the Eastern District of MI courthouse. The FBI said the suspect was in custody and was being questioned.

Global Media Kremlin dismisses USA warning of chemical attack in Syria
Author: 0 Kremlin dismisses USA warning of chemical attack in Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Tuesday visited the Hmeimim airbase in Syria's northern city of Latakia, reviewing the latest military equipment in that Russian-run base. Following the April attack , President Trump ordered an air strike against the Assad-controlled air field where the attack was believed to have been carried out.

Global Media Supreme Court partially unblocks Trump travel ban
Author: 0 Supreme Court partially unblocks Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court decisively rejected that request. "[It] will burden executive officials with the task of deciding - on peril of contempt - whether individuals from the six affected nations who wish to enter the United States have a sufficient connection with a person or entity in this country".

Author: 0 Israel begins work on new settlement

Jason Greenblatt , a top USA national security aide met with Netanyahu on Tuesday, a few hours after his announcement about work starting at the site of the new settlement. Kushner landed today and joined Greenblatt, who has been in Israel since Monday. Jason Greenblatt, Mr Trump's global envoy, arrived on Monday. In May, Kushner and Greenblatt both accompanied the President on his visit to Jerusalem and Bethlehem to discuss a peace agreement.

Global Media Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK
Author: 0 Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

However, the United Kingdom government rejected the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) over EU citizens' rights after Brexit . Who's eligible? European Union nationals who have lived in the United Kingdom for under five years will be allowed to remain until they have reached the five-year point.

Global Media Europe's once positive world view of US slips under Trump
Author: 0 Europe's once positive world view of US slips under Trump

Given Trump has repeatedly butted heads with foreign leaders , taken an extreme stance on immigration and consistently demonized Muslims , it's not that surprising to see he's less popular than Obama, who favored a more diplomatic approach to foreign affairs and generally had a more global mindset.

Global Media Macron wins parliamentary majority
Author: 0 Macron wins parliamentary majority

Ms. Le Pen, a former Presidential contender , said that: "President Macron may have won the majority of parliamentary seats, but he ought to know that his ideas are not the majority in the country and that the French will not back a project that weakens our state".

Global Media Pew: Global view of US worsens under Trump
Author: 0 Pew: Global view of US worsens under Trump

His unpopularity is the result of a mix of disagreement with his signature policy objectives, such as building a wall along the U.S. -Mexico border, and distaste for his character, according to Pew's analysis of poll results. is comparable with the figure in 2003, when George Bush announced plans to invade Iraq. The survey, which covered 37 countries, showed USA favorability ratings dropping to 49 percent just five months into Trump's presidency.

Author: 0 White House warns Syria could be preparing another chemical weapons attack

Spicer added that the preparation activities that they uncovered are strikingly similar to the ones in the April 4 attack . Frants Klintsevich, first deputy chairman of the defense and security committee at the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, on Tuesday accused the United States of "preparing a new attack on the positions of Syrian forces".

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