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Global Media Saudi, Qatar ministers spar over Arab nations' demands
Author: 0 Saudi, Qatar ministers spar over Arab nations' demands

Meanwhile, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani held a meeting with United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson . Qatar has also been asked to hand over opposition figures wanted by the four countries, to downgrade diplomatic ties with Iran , and to shut a Turkish military base.

Author: 0 Questions raised about Liu Xiaobo's prison medical treatment

Jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate and dissident Liu has been transferred to a hospital following a diagnosis of late-stage liver cancer , Mo said Monday. Former Czech president Václav Havel and Nobel peace laureate Desmond Tutu had supported Liu for his "unflinching and peaceful advocacy for reform" over 20 years.

Global Media Team New Zealand claim first America's Cup victory since 2003
Author: 0 Team New Zealand claim first America's Cup victory since 2003

The days of the super-powered flying cats could be over. Busfield said he was 100 metres from the finish line in Bermuda and the brilliant sailing by helmsman Peter Burling and his crew on Tuesday was one of the best days of his life. "It's fantastic. We've been four years of not breathing and now we can breathe again", he said. The title is a major get at this early stage for 26-year-old Burling, who won the Red Bull Youth America's Cup trophy at the last match in San Francisco.

Global Media Seymour Hersh Says Trump Knew Syria Didn't Use Chemical Weapons
Author: 0 Seymour Hersh Says Trump Knew Syria Didn't Use Chemical Weapons

Following Spicer's statement , State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert refused to provide evidence of the Syrian government 's alleged chemical attack preparations because that "would be considered an intelligence matter". Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov called the threat from the US "unacceptable". Russian Federation called the threats unacceptable and groundless, recalling that Washington has not provided any hard evidence regarding the April attack in Idlib ...

Global Media Violence returns to the hills, GJM burns copies of GTA accord
Author: 0 Violence returns to the hills, GJM burns copies of GTA accord

Khas Development Board chairman Rajen Ghetwal had ticked off the Gorkhaland supporters by attending a meeting convened by the state government in Nabanna on Friday. "We will intensify our agitation for Gorkhaland by taking the path of self-sacrifice and fasting unto death from now on", he said. Adamant on their demand of Gorkhaland, Bimal said that a delegation of few party members will be sent to Delhi to hold discussion with the Centre and seek for their intervention.

Global Media President Trumps Obama in Israel, Russia, But Not Elsewhere
Author: 0 President Trumps Obama in Israel, Russia, But Not Elsewhere

The falls were much larger in some of America's closest allies, including United States neighbors Canada and Mexico, and European partners like Germany and Spain. Ex-U.S. President Barack Obama had a fraught relationship with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Pew also asked people around the world if they thought Donald Trump exhibited certain personality traits.

Global Media EC hits Google with record fine
Author: 0 EC hits Google with record fine

Google believes its service benefits users and helps European merchants compete against bigger e-commerce giants Amazon and eBay, Walker said. The company has also been ordered to cease its behavior with regard to its comparison shopping service within 90 days or face additional fines of up to five percent of parent company Alphabet's worldwide daily revenues.

Global Media Macron invites Trump to Bastille Day to honor US WWI troops
Author: 0 Macron invites Trump to Bastille Day to honor US WWI troops

He's a great leader. "Some of the [Macron] magic has already disappeared", he said, warning that if Mr Macron fails to fulfil his promises, voters would turn to the far-Right or the far-Left. "The French people no longer want intentions, they want results", Ferrand said in a statement. They expect to get to work quickly tackling the government's proposed law on expanding police powers and a labor reform making it easier to hire and fire.

Global Media Ed Sheeran's fourth album will be 'acoustic'
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran's fourth album will be 'acoustic'

However, fans shouldn't get too excited as the 26-year-old singer admits it could be "three or four" more years before the LP is released. An Aiken Promotions spokesman said: " Ed and his team have a strict stance against anyone using secondary ticketing websites for profit ".

Author: 0 German city evacuates apartment block over insulation worry

Cladding on seven of Swansea's 11 tower blocks are being tested as a safety precaution in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. LONDON (CNN) - Fears over fire safety have spread across the United Kingdom since a deadly blaze engulfed Grenfell Tower in west London earlier this month.

Global Media Tapes of Comey Talks Denied
Author: 0 Tapes of Comey Talks Denied

The interview was conducted by Ainsley Earhardt , a favourite of the Trump White House and co-host of Fox & Friends, the cable network's reliably favourable morning show that the president often cheers on Twitter. Mr Mueller was given the role of special counsel by the justice department to lead its investigation into alleged Russian interference after Mr Comey was sacked on 9 May.

Author: 0 Backed forces seize new district from IS in Raqqa

With Islamic State in disarray in Raqqa , its fighters are switching to small-scale suicide attacks to fend off a rapid offensive by the USA -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and a stream of coalition airstrikes, SDF commanders say.

Global Media Iraqi forces set sights on Old City riverside in Mosul
Author: 0 Iraqi forces set sights on Old City riverside in Mosul

Meanwhile, the federal police forces liberated al-Beidh and Raas al-Jadda areas in the western side of the old city and raised the Iraqi flags over some of their buildings, Yarallah said in a separate statement. The Iraqi government once hoped to take Mosul by the end of 2016, but fighting has dragged on as militants have reinforced positions in civilian areas, effectively using residents as human shields.

Global Media North Korea frees American student said to be in coma
Author: 0 North Korea frees American student said to be in coma

The 22-year-old was then taken by ambulance to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center . "We have no comment on Mr Warmbier's condition, out of respect for him and his family", Tillerson told U.S. Hours later, the Obama Administration announced new sanctions against North Korea . Governments from around the world also looked down upon the North Korean court's decision.

Global Media India, Netherlands on same page on global issues: Modi
Author: 0 India, Netherlands on same page on global issues: Modi

In a joint statement issued after their meeting, President Trump sadd the two countries "can help chart an optimistic path into the future, one that unleashes the power of new technology, new infrastructure, and the enthusiasm and excitement of very hardworking and very dynamic people".

Author: 0 European court refuses to intervene over sick British baby

Great Ormond Street Hospital , which is caring for the boy, said there was "no rush" to end his life. Parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates are fighting for their 10-month-old baby Charlie, who suffers from a rare genetic condition and has brain damage , to undergo a therapy trial in the United States.

Global Media Ex-police chiefs charged over Hillsborough
Author: 0 Ex-police chiefs charged over Hillsborough

Graham Henry Mackrell , who was Sheffield Wednesday Football Club's company secretary and safety officer at the time of the disaster in 1989, has been charged with breaching the teams of the ground's safety certificate and failing to take reasonable care under the Health and Safety at Work Act.

Global Media Budget office sees 22 million fewer covered with Senate bill
Author: 0 Budget office sees 22 million fewer covered with Senate bill

Along with many others, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi denounced the bill , calling it "mean and heartless", at a news conference. The protesters, some of whom were in wheelchairs, were there to voice their opposition to health care legislation that would make deep cuts to Medicaid .

Author: 0 Key Takeaways From The Modi-Trump Meet

While the Trump administration hopes to "deepen" its relationship with India, the official added that they are "also interested in continuing our cooperation with Pakistan " and are "concerned about tensions between Indian and Pakistan".

Global Media No tweeting for Angela Merkel - but she does check Trump on Twitter
Author: 0 No tweeting for Angela Merkel - but she does check Trump on Twitter

A YouGov poll conducted in May found 66 percent of almost 1,110 respondents were in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, with 57 percent saying that adoption by gay couples should be allowed. FILE - A Friday, June 23, 2017 file photo of German Chancellor, Angela Merkel , speaking during a media conference at an European Union summit in Brussels.

Global Media Presidential poll: JD(U) formally backs BJP nominee Ram Nath Kovind
Author: 0 Presidential poll: JD(U) formally backs BJP nominee Ram Nath Kovind

Chandrasekhar Rao. "JD (U) will support NDA nominee Ram Nath Kovind in the presidential polls", party's national spokesperson KC Tyagi announced after the meeting. "I think there shouldn't be politics in every subject and everyone should come forward to support Kovind as President". "If someone is trying to make a Dalit a President with the objective of gaining a vote bank then we are not with them, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray said adding that they would extend their support ...

Global Media China navy launches latest generation destroyer
Author: 0 China navy launches latest generation destroyer

The Navy's new destroyer , a domestically designed and produced vessel, was launched at the Jiangnan Shipyard , Shanghai today. It is equipped with new air defence, anti-missile, anti-ship and anti-submarine weapons, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Global Media Love Island derails couples with biggest shock twist in show's history
Author: 0 Love Island derails couples with biggest shock twist in show's history

Half of the islanders are going to have to pack their bags and go and stay in a secret villa down the road. Marcel was already one of our favourites on Love Island , but now he's just gone and made us love him even more. Now, give us some juicy EXLCUSIVE gossip about a fellow Islander please. What's more the rumours that Jessica Shears and Mike Thalassitis going back into the villa are thought to be false and are being used as a smokescreen while Love Island bosses sort out the final ...

Global Media Catholics should care for the sick, says Pope
Author: 0 Catholics should care for the sick, says Pope

But even giving up one's life, he said , echoing Saint Paul, is of no value without charity. And this justified him in God's eyes. Pope Francis also called on ROACO to "build a bridge" between Eastern and Western churches by helping all Christians so they may feel welcomed and live "according to their own ecclesial tradition".

Global Media House Russia investigators interview John Podesta
Author: 0 House Russia investigators interview John Podesta

Podesta spoke to members of the House intelligence committee, which is leading one of several investigations into alleged connections between Moscow and members of President Trump's campaign. "I am confident that Podesta most likely repeated his lie that I knew in advance about the hacking of his email, and am anxious to rebut this falsehood", Stone said in a statement to CNN .

Global Media S Koreans march to protest US missile defence system
Author: 0 S Koreans march to protest US missile defence system

The presence of two USA aircraft carriers off the Korean Peninsula - the first time in 20 years that us naval maneuvers included two carrier groups - was meant as a "message of reassurance" against any aggression by North Korea . South Korea began developing Hyunmoo-2 after a 2012 agreement with its US ally to increase the range of its weapons by 800 kilometers (497 miles) and raise the warhead limit to 500 kilograms (1,102 pounds).

Author: 0 Susan Collins: Trump hasn't learned how to work with Congress

Cornyn left without speaking to reporters, but hinted in a tweeted response to a reporter's question that the time frame for the bill's passage remains narrow. Mr Trump stoked surprise last week when he described the Republican House plan as "mean" during a meeting with Republicans, despite having previously backed the deal.

Author: 0 Trump group's aggressive health care moves irritate GOP

Sanders previously called the Better Care Reconciliation Act a "moral outrage ". "I will say that I have so many fundamental problems with the bill that have been confirmed by the ( Congressional Budget Office ) report that it's hard for me to see how any tinkering is going to satisfy my fundamental and deep concerns about the impact of the bill".

Global Media Euro rallies, weak dollar lifts oil
Author: 0 Euro rallies, weak dollar lifts oil

Benchmark 10-year German government bonds, known as bunds, were marked 1 basis points higher Wednesday at 0.39%, a four-week high, as investors re-priced inflation risks in both the region's biggest economy and the broader Eurozone. The Dow gained 0.1 percent to 21,409.55 while the Nasdaq composite index slid 0.3 percent to 6,247.15. ENERGY: Oil futures fell, with benchmark USA crude slipping 8 cents to $44.16 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

Author: 0 Work starts to remove cladding from Hanover tower block

Earlier tests on cladding resulted in hundreds of residents being evacuated from a high-rise estate in Camden, north London , after fire inspectors said the blocks were not safe. LONDON (AP ) - In a story June 26 about a company that makes paneling for buildings, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company, Arconic, supplied the fire resistant paneling model Reynobond FR for use on Grenfell Tower .

Author: 0 Lacking Support, GOP Leaders Delay Health Care Bill Vote

Multiple reports are claiming that Senate Republican leadership has made a decision to delay the vote on a bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care, following a Congressional Budget Office review estimating that 22 million additional Americans will be without healthcare if the bill passes as it is.

Global Media Supreme Court Takes the Cake Case
Author: 0 Supreme Court Takes the Cake Case

The same-sex couples want the same presumption applied to the married partner of a woman who gives birth to a child. The Supreme Court overturned that ruling today , arguing that Obergefell v. Her attorney said Arizona law doesn't establish any rights in artificial insemination cases for the non-biological parent of the same sex. The center filed its federal lawsuit in Baton Rouge, on the first anniversary of the U.S.

Author: 0 Top Senate Republican expresses optimism on healthcare bill after Trump meeting

Paul met with President Trump Tuesday afternoon, and said the president is willing to work on the bill. The Senate GOP has delayed a vote on its health care legislation until after the July 4 recess, CBS News has confirmed. According to Politico , Republicans plan to take another swing at this shitty-ass draft "over the July 4th recess and get a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office ".

Global Media 20 dead as car bomb hits bank in southern Afghanistan
Author: 0 20 dead as car bomb hits bank in southern Afghanistan

The Helmand governor's office said that at least 26 people had died and more than 50 wounded in the Thursday attack. Afghan officials claimed that one policeman and four Taliban fighters were killed, but the Taliban claimed that "at least 28 puppets", or Afghan security personnel, were killed in the assault.

Author: 0 Timeline Of Events Before, During Flint Airport Stabbing

Ftouhi , 49, of Quebec, Canada. He stabbed Lt. Jeff Neville in the neck before being taken into custody, police said. He was originally described as being in a critical condition, according to Michigan State Police, but his condition has been upgraded to stable since he underwent surgery.

Global Media TDS, TCS under GST delayed for E-commerce players by Finance Ministry
Author: 0 TDS, TCS under GST delayed for E-commerce players by Finance Ministry

Let's start with how GST will affect our means of transport. Even upcoming models like Tata's premium SUV will benefit with the more affordable price tag. However, auto rental services may have to bear an 18 percent tax. If the manufacturers paid the tax on output services, they could reduce the tax regarding inputs.

Global Media What 40000 people in 37 countries think about Trump
Author: 0 What 40000 people in 37 countries think about Trump

Among those countries that saw sharp declines, some are Washington's closest allies in Europe and Asia, including Germany and Japan, as well as neighboring Mexico and Canada. Here's another fun comparison: confidence in Trump to do the right thing regarding world affairs is lower than confidence in Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping .

Author: 0 Cyber attacks reported globally, Ukraine Govt. infrastructure in chaos

A photo taken on May 15, 2017 shows staff monitoring the spread of ransomware cyber-attacks at the Korea Internet and Security Agency (KISA) in Seoul. Suspicions in Ukraine quickly fell on Russian Federation, which annexed Crimea in 2014 and has been blamed for several large-scale cyberattacks on Ukraine's power infrastructure.

Author: 0 CHART: CBO weighs who wins, who loses with Senate health care bill

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump spoke with McConnell on Tuesday morning and has been "fully engaged" with senators. Republican leaders wanted to formally introduce the plan as early as Tuesday, but defections started even before the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said late Monday that the bill would leave an additional 22 million Americans without health insurance in a decade.

Author: 0 Bromance as Trump and Modi hail friendship at first talks

Modi and Trump vowed to strengthen cooperation to combat terror groups including Pakistan-based militant groups Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba. Trump's remarks after the meeting focused on his security agenda, with the president pledging to "destroy radical Islamic terrorism ".

Author: 0 Personal chemistry key as Trump meets India Prime Minister for first time

Addressing pool reporters in the Oval Office alongside Modi earlier on Monday, Trump said the pair agrees "on most things ". Assocham Secretary General D S Rawat said yet another positive from the outcome of the Modi-Trump meeting is the commitment to strengthen cooperation to address excess capacity in industrial sectors.

Global Media Belgian Authorities: Brussels Attacker Not Known for Terrorism
Author: 0 Belgian Authorities: Brussels Attacker Not Known for Terrorism

Belgian press reported that the terrorist comes from Molenbeek, one of Brussels 19 municipallities known for years to be a hotbed for Islamist radicalism. Remy Bonnaffe, a 23-year-old lawyer who was waiting on the concourse for a train home to Ghent, said he was startled by an explosion as he listened to music on his headphones.

Author: 0 Germany: Merkel's challenger sees quick vote on gay marriage

The issue became a hot election topic after Merkel's three potential coalition partners, including her current SPD partners, made it a condition for sharing power, effectively forcing the conservative chancellor's hand. While the Social Democratic Party (SPD) takes position on issues, "the other side is silent", said Schulz. Only 9 percent of eligible voters trusted the SPD to solve Germany's problems, compared with 40 percent for Merkel's conservatives, its highest competency rating ...

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