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Global Media Thunderstorms lash the west country causing flooding in Cornwall
Author: 0 Thunderstorms lash the west country causing flooding in Cornwall

Met Office forecasters put in place a yellow warning, the lowest of the three weather warnings, for most of the rest of Wednesday and said that as much as two-thirds of a month's average rainfall could come down in a few hours. It really felt like something out of a film. He said: "Thunderstorms, with locally torrential downpours will continue to move north across England and Wales in the early hours of this morning".

Global Media Trump supporters don't buy Russian Federation stuff
Author: 0 Trump supporters don't buy Russian Federation stuff

There's no significant difference between Republicans and Republican-leaning independents who say Trump is making significant progress toward his goals as president and those leaning Republicans who say he is not. Now, it seems, the potential for a Democratic wave rides on whether the party can turn out voters who have tended to skip past midterm elections.

Global Media Coast surfer rescued at same break of Fanning shark attack
Author: 0 Coast surfer rescued at same break of Fanning shark attack

This morning's (NZT) quarter-final between Mick Fanning and Gabriel Medina was called off due to the emergence of an 2.4m long shark within a 700m radius of the competing surfers. I was waiting for the teeth to come at me as I was swimming. "I picked the right turn at the wrong time on the first wave, then got a lip in the head on the second wave and kneed myself in the face", he said.

Global Media Suspected Wives, Children of Boko Haram Members Detained - Army
Author: 0 Suspected Wives, Children of Boko Haram Members Detained - Army

In a statement, military spokesperson Sani Usman said that Boko Haram had "deserted their hideouts and surrendered themselves to 120 Task Force Battalion at Goniri in Borno". Usman, on Wednesday in Abuja, said the suicide bomber was neutralized after failing to heed to warning to keep him in checks. She says that right from the minute they were abducted, Boko Haram has taken care of them, including treating their injuries, and that they have not lacked food, water or other necessities.

Global Media Germany's statements on Büyükada suspects unacceptable, Turkish Foreign Ministry says
Author: 0 Germany's statements on Büyükada suspects unacceptable, Turkish Foreign Ministry says

Six people, including German human rights consultant Peter Steudtner and Amnesty International's country director, Idil Eser, are awaiting trial in Turkey for allegedly aiding a terror group. Last year, the number of foreign visitors to Turkey fell to 25.4 million, the lowest in nine years. "Claims of terrorist links are absurd". The foreign ministry had issued a separate statement calling for the rapid release of the six activists.

Global Media Liu Xiabo remembered at memorial service in Boston's Chinatown
Author: 0 Liu Xiabo remembered at memorial service in Boston's Chinatown

Meanwhile, Liu's wife, Liu Xia, has reportedly been isolated since her husband's death. She told the BBC later: "I took the picture today because I knew today was his seventh [day since he died]". In traditional Chinese culture, it is believed that the soul of the deceased returns to earth on this day. On Tuesday afternoon, police took away Jiang Jianjun, a Dalian man who had posted online about scattering flowers at Tiger Beach, his wife told The Associated Press.

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Author: 0 "Guess what we've done?" as Hydro One buys United States company

In a press conference and joint statement Wednesday, the companies said no layoffs are planned and Avista will continue to operate much as it has before. Our government's legislation that enabled the broadening of ownership of Hydro One and strengthened the Ontario Energy Board's regulatory process protects the interests of Ontario ratepayers.

Global Media Flash floods hit Thathri village in Doda; 2 missing
Author: 0 Flash floods hit Thathri village in Doda; 2 missing

Three bodies were recovered first from the debris of the collapsed houses in the town. The body of the woman has been retrieved where the effort to get that of her grandson was on when reports last came in. The Batote-Doda-Kishtwar road connecting the hilly region with the Srinagar-Jammu highway has been closed for the vehicular traffic. Water supply pipes as well as power supply remained retorted in the area.

Author: 0 Trump blames Democrats for failure of bill to replace Obamacare

After playing a montage of Trump promising to repeal and replace ObamaCare, Cooper noted "Now ... the president says he favors repealing ObamaCare without a replacement". At the time Trump posted that tweet, Obama was dealing with a House controlled by the opposition party, whereas Trump now has the benefit of his party having majority control in both chambers.

Author: 0 Arsenal reignite interest in star striker as Alexis speculation persists

The boss insisted he did not attach much significance to his star player's comments, where Sanchez said it was his "dream" to win the Champions League. Jenkinson, 25, is set to leave Arsenal this summer after making just one appearance in the Premier League last season before being omitted from the club's squad for their preseason trip to Australia and Asia.

Global Media Asian champion shot-putter Manpreet fails drug test, may lose Gold
Author: 0 Asian champion shot-putter Manpreet fails drug test, may lose Gold

Kaur, who won a gold medal in the recently-concluded Asian Athletics Championships in Bhubaneswar, tested positive for stimulant dimethylbutylamine. But manufacturers of nutritional supplements have looked to find a substitute for methylhexaneamine once it was banned. As it is a "new salt", it is not easy to detect and nutritional supplement manufactures have used it as a stimulant in their products.

Global Media Baseball players take seven-hour, $682 Uber ride to game
Author: 0 Baseball players take seven-hour, $682 Uber ride to game

The players instead of booking a rental made a decision to take the seven-hour long Uber ride in the middle of the night to reach on time for the match. Rainiers (46-48) fell short to the Albuquerque Isotopes (48-46) 6-5. Lowe and Light did not take the mound. Buffalo Bills defensive back Shareece Wright took a 550-mile Uber trip last month from Chicago's O'Hare Airport to the Bills' practice facility in Orchard Park, New York, after missing his connecting flight.

Global Media US Lawmaker Calls For Stronger Rap On Pakistan Than Terror Haven Tag
Author: 0 US Lawmaker Calls For Stronger Rap On Pakistan Than Terror Haven Tag

The United States has listed Pakistan among those countries in the world that provide "safe havens" to terrorist organisations, a charge India has reiterated ad infinitum. In a meeting with Heads of Missions of European Union Member States here at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the foreign secretary reaffirmed Pakistan's readiness to constructively contribute towards peace and stability in Afghanistan as well as its commitment to dialogue with India for the resolution of all outstanding ...

Global Media Three courier firms summoned in Hyderabad drug case
Author: 0 Three courier firms summoned in Hyderabad drug case

The interrogation will be conducted under the supervision of Excise and Enforcement director Akun Sabharwal and this interrogation will be shot extensively. Only the director was allowed into the investigation room. Noted Tollywood filmmaker Puri Jagannadh appeared before the Special Investigation Team (SIT ) probing into the drug racket in Hyderabad on June 20.

Global Media Police arrest 'trigger-happy' officer who killed tanker driver in Lagos
Author: 0 Police arrest 'trigger-happy' officer who killed tanker driver in Lagos

Two commercial banks - Diamond and Sterling - were on Wednesday set ablaze, after a policeman attached to the Diamond bank allegedly shot three trailer drivers to death in the Apapa area of Lagos state. The incident reportedly happened when a police officer allegedly shot dead a trailer driver. However, unconfirmed reports said he was angered by the refusal of the driver to give money demanded, which is common practice between security agents and truck drivers in Apapa.

Author: 0 Iran still top state terror sponsor; global attacks down

In a speech on the southern island of Qeshm on Wednesday, Rear Admiral Fadavi highlighted Iran's political and military power in the worldwide arena and said the power that "God has bestowed to the Islamic Revolution" can not be compared to other countries' power.

Global Media Abbas declares support for Xi's peace initiative
Author: 0 Abbas declares support for Xi's peace initiative

President Xi Jinping also said that China was ready to work with Palestine on Belt and Road construction. The plan, which dates back to 2013, calls for the establishment of a Palestinian state on the basis of 1967 lines, respect for Israel's right to exist and security concerns, halting settlement activities and violence against civilians, and worldwide guarantees to advance the peace process.

Author: 0 Clinton More Unpopular Than Trump

Republicans there can lose no more than two votes from their 52-member majority. Only 35 percent supported repealing the law and starting over, versus 58 percent in support of keeping what works and fixing what doesn't. It not only tops worry about the economy (75 percent), but it also edges out concern over the "future of the country" (81 percent). Sixty-two percent of Trump voters, however, say they approve of his handling of health care, which is still below the almost 90 percent of ...

Global Media Trump Delivers A Warning To Mueller
Author: 0 Trump Delivers A Warning To Mueller

The president did not say what he would do should that occur, and he did not say whether he would direct the Justice Department to fire Mueller. Comey admitted to leaking memos detailing his private conversations with Trump to the press during his congressional testimony.

Global Media Heat wave to blast Lakeway Area
Author: 0 Heat wave to blast Lakeway Area

There is a 40% chance of showers and storms Tuesday morning. The chance for afternoon storms will be lower than Tuesday but we can not rule out a strong pop-up storm or two. By the weekend we are monitoring a cold front that depending on the speed will depend on how hot it will be especially Saturday and when storms develop.

Global Media MBB Duo Named to NABC Honors Court
Author: 0 MBB Duo Named to NABC Honors Court

Utah State men's basketball's Connor Garner has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court after maintaining a cumulative grade point average better than 3.2 over the past year. He also turned in a 20-point performance at The Citadel for the Catamounts late in the season. Wayne State was one of eight schools from the NSIC to have players receive the academic award and the five honorees from the Wildcat team tied for the second most of any school in the league.

Global Media Trump to Nominate Jon Huntsman as US Ambassador to Russian Federation
Author: 0 Trump to Nominate Jon Huntsman as US Ambassador to Russian Federation

The Trump administration is also under fire amid a widening investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and the possible collusion of Trump campaign associates. A top Russian diplomat says Moscow has given its consent to President Donald Trump's proposal to make Jon Huntsman the next US ambassador to Russia.

Author: 0 Venezuela, Trump minaccia "misure economiche forti e veloci"

Si tratta di una disobbedienza civile che arriva dopo mesi di scontri in piazza. "In Venezuela comandano i venezuelani e le venezuelane". L'opposizione chiede nuove elezioni, il rilascio dei prigionieri politici, il pieno ritorno dei poteri all'Assemblea Nazionale e l'accesso ad aiuti umanitari per alleviare la grave situazione economica in cui versa il Paese, dove ormai mancano medicinali e cibo.

Global Media Erdogan to Visit Gulf to Mediate Qatar Crisis
Author: 0 Erdogan to Visit Gulf to Mediate Qatar Crisis

Le Drian met the emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and Kuwait's foreign minister, state news agency KUNA said, for talks on the regional rift that has seen Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain sever all ties with Qatar.

Global Media Ford Bronco: Fans Losing Their Cool Over New Leak
Author: 0 Ford Bronco: Fans Losing Their Cool Over New Leak

The design now resembles the Troller T4 - Brazil's fiber-glass-bodied, Ford Ranger-based off-road SUV - but with four doors; a two-door version supposedly won't be available as "there's just no market for it", says Gear Patrol's source.

Global Media Movie about Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets its lead
Author: 0 Movie about Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets its lead

Jones' casting, however is fitting given her feminist sensibilities, which were apparent in her role as Jyn Erso in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story . The film is called On the Basis of Sex , report Deadline Hollywood , the New York Daily News , Variety and Forbes .

Global Media Fox's Mega Man Targets Catfish Filmmakers
Author: 0 Fox's Mega Man Targets Catfish Filmmakers

It looks as though the Mega Man movie that was revealed to be in production two years ago is finally moving forward. Fox's Mega Man film is being produced by Heroes alum Masi Oka and Chernin Entetainment. Whether or not fans of Mega Man will be especially eager to see a feature film from the directors of Paranormal Activity 3 &4 take a shot at adapting the beloved Capcom character remains to be seen.

Global Media Trump's secret Putin pow-wow: What could go wrong?
Author: 0 Trump's secret Putin pow-wow: What could go wrong?

Trump apparently relayed a version of the conversation to his own White House aides but didn't inform the media . The statement from the White House did not confirm what was discussed during the meeting , but said it took place at the end of a formal dinner between several leaders.

Global Media Sheriff ID's Another Victim Of Infamous Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy
Author: 0 Sheriff ID's Another Victim Of Infamous Serial Killer John Wayne Gacy

First killing homeless male prostitutes and then suburban teenagers, Gacy lured victims to his vehicle, rendered them unconscious with chloroform and sometimes tortured them at his house before killing them. Six bodies - including one buried directly beneath Haakenson - have yet to be identified, Dart said. Dart said that there was a "strong genetic association" between the siblings and the teen's remains.

Global Media Trump to shutter Central Intelligence Agency aid to Syrian rebels fighting Assad
Author: 0 Trump to shutter Central Intelligence Agency aid to Syrian rebels fighting Assad

The decision comes just more than three months after Trump ordered the US Navy to launch dozens of cruise missiles at a Syrian airfield that Assad had used to carry out a chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians. Can Syrian rebels ever defeat Assad? "We are falling into a Russian trap", Charles Lister, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute, told the Post .

Global Media USA Soccer Roster: Howard, Dempsey, Bradley & Others Added to Gold Cup
Author: 0 USA Soccer Roster: Howard, Dempsey, Bradley & Others Added to Gold Cup

On Wednesday, it's conceivable that Bruce Arena could start a full seven or eight of his best XI in a watered down Gold Cup; one which seemingly was the best chance left to evaluate players and their merits for future squad inclusion. The victor faces either Costa Rica or Panama in the semifinals on Saturday at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The final of the tournament takes place in Santa Clara on July 26.

Global Media SC mother accused of giving birth at work, placing baby in trash
Author: 0 SC mother accused of giving birth at work, placing baby in trash

She gave birth to a child on July 12 while in the restroom of the La Parrilla Mexican Restaurant in Greenville , and failed to provide the child with medical attention and care at the time, reports the station. On July 17, Greenville detectives arrested Estela Ruiz-Gomez and Lorenza Gomez Rodriguez for child neglect. The baby's death was ruled a homicide since he wouldn't have survived being put in the garbage, police said.

Global Media US Military Leases Trump Tower Office for $130K a Month
Author: 0 US Military Leases Trump Tower Office for $130K a Month

Per the WSJ , the government signed an 18-month, $2.39 million lease to rent the space from April 11, 2017 until September 30, 2018. A spokeswoman at the General Services Administration said the space is owned by someone not affiliated with the Trump Organization, suggesting the rent money isn't going to President Donald Trump , according to the report.

Global Media Kano, Akwa Ibom, 3 Others Get N50bn From Second Paris Club Refund
Author: 0 Kano, Akwa Ibom, 3 Others Get N50bn From Second Paris Club Refund

The releases were conditional upon a minimum of 75 per cent being applied to the payment of workers' salaries and pensions for states that owe salaries and pension . Benson Abounu, announced this on Tuesday in Makurdi, while briefing journalists at end of the state executive council meeting presided by him at the Government House.

Global Media WWE's Shane McMahon survives helicopter crash
Author: 0 WWE's Shane McMahon survives helicopter crash

The fourth-generation wrestling scion described the moment he knew his helicopter was down for the count. Fortunately, neither McMahon nor the pilot was injured. The helicopter was cruising at around 1,400 feet when it experienced trouble, he said. "It was incredible - the cheering that went on - it was very nice", she says.

Global Media North Korea defector returns home calling South 'capitalist hell'
Author: 0 North Korea defector returns home calling South 'capitalist hell'

She says she is now living with her parents in her hometown, Anju. TJWG, a non-governmental organisation based in Seoul , said its findings were based on interviews with 375 North Korean defectors over two years. A South Korean government official said Tuesday that there was little difference between Seoul and Washington regarding the offers for talks, but it is questionable whether the two sides are on the same page.

Global Media Venezuela Responds to President Trump's Call for Sanctions
Author: 0 Venezuela Responds to President Trump's Call for Sanctions

A Constituent Assembly can rewrite the country's constitution, and many observers see the move as an attempt to strengthen the current regime's hold on power. Moncada said that the USA was "xenophobic and racist" and said they would not accept humiliation from anyone. Other countries could follow the US example and condition their dealings with Maduro on the approval of Venezuela's legitimate opposition-majority congress.

Global Media Video shows Baltimore police officer allegedly planting drugs
Author: 0 Video shows Baltimore police officer allegedly planting drugs

The video that shows the alleged drug planting of a second bag of capsules takes place around five minutes after the other body cam footage ends, according to the video's metadata. The charges against him have been dropped and he has been released. The body camera footage shows that the incident occurred on January 24, 2017.

Global Media Jerusalem's top Muslim cleric detained following deadly Old City shooting
Author: 0 Jerusalem's top Muslim cleric detained following deadly Old City shooting

But police warned Temple Mount activists not to push the boundaries too far and said they would enforce the law, regardless of Muslims' presence on the Mount. Netanyahu said he had agreed to increased security measures there. Maybe Israeli metal detectors wouldn't stop Islamic prayers if these prayers didn't seem to involve shooting and stabbing non-Muslims.

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