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Global Media Russia Could Be Arming Taliban In Afghanistan
Author: 0 Russia Could Be Arming Taliban In Afghanistan

U.S. generals first suggested they were concerned the Russian government was seeking to arm the Afghan insurgents back in April, but images from the battlefield here corroborating these claims have been hard to come by. Russian Federation strongly denies any involvement in arms supply to Afghanistan. The Soviet Union was fighting a war in the country at the time, and the USA supplied weapons to the Mujahideen to fight them.

Global Media MTA unveils $8 billion subway overhaul plan
Author: 0 MTA unveils $8 billion subway overhaul plan

The new measures amount to the first phase of upgrading and modernizing the problem-plagued 113-year-old subway. Other maintenance programs Lhota announced include dispatching 31 specialized teams to areas with high rates of incidence, hiring a team to fix 1 ,300 of the most problematic signals and a new Water Management Initiative to clean 40,000 street grates and seal leaks with chemical grouting.

Global Media Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance
Author: 0 Israel to replace metal detectors in Jerusalem with smart surveillance

Over the weekend, Arab neighborhoods around the Old City of Jerusalem witnessed clashes between Israeli police and Muslims that gathered near the Old City to go to the Temple Mount and pray in al-Aqsa mosque. Almost three-quarters of US Muslims view Trump as unfriendly to them, according to a Pew Research Center report released Wednesday. The two countries were involved in a diplomatic stand-off after an Israeli guard shot dead a Jordanian teenager who attacked him with a screwdriver ...

Global Media With John McCain but no clear plan, Senate prepares for health fight
Author: 0 With John McCain but no clear plan, Senate prepares for health fight

They have nearly no margin for error making the presence of the 80-year-old McCain crucial if the vote is to succeed. John Barrasso of Wyoming, John Thune of South Dakota and John Cornyn of Texas after Vice President Mike Pence broke a 50-50 tie to start debating Republican legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act.

Author: 0 Israel removes metal detectors from holy site as Muslims continue boycott

Israel had erected metal detectors at the gates to the Muslim-administered site last week after Arab gunmen killed two Israeli police guards there two days earlier. Large crowds of Muslims prayed outside the shrine in protest every day, refusing to pass through the metal detectors. Clashes broke out during protests, leaving five Palestinians dead.

Global Media Manafort subpoenaed by judiciary panel, met with Senate intel
Author: 0 Manafort subpoenaed by judiciary panel, met with Senate intel

Part of the issue with the Judiciary Committee's subpoena appeared to be a turf battle within the Senate. " Paul Manafort met this morning, by previous agreement, with the bipartisan staff of the Senate Intelligence Committee and answered their questions fully", Jason Maloni, Manafort's spokesman, said in an email.

Author: 0 Standoff at Jerusalem holy site after metal detectors removed

On July 24, the United Nations warned that the crisis must be swiftly resolved, and a top USA official arrived in the country to seek ways to ease tensions. The strife, including the deaths of three Israelis and four Palestinians in violence on Friday and Saturday, have raised worldwide alarm and prompted the U.N.

Global Media Poland slams European Union 'blackmail' over court reforms
Author: 0 Poland slams European Union 'blackmail' over court reforms

Poland will have one month after the receipt of the letter to address to commission's concerns. But the Kremlin said Putin has made no decision yet on taking measures against Poland over legislation recently passed in Warsaw that authorizes the government to dismantle as many as 500 Soviet monuments viewed as relics of a totalitarian regime.

Global Media Dozens Killed In Taliban Attack On Afghan Military Base
Author: 0 Dozens Killed In Taliban Attack On Afghan Military Base

He said Afghan soldiers bravely resisted and killed more than eighty insurgents. The Taliban's apparent capture of Jani Khel district in Paktia Province, along the porous border with Pakistan, came after days of heavy fighting. It is also near prominent politician and former warlord Mohammad Mohaqeq's home. Malangozi said the Taliban torched the district governor's compound, the police headquarters, and a health clinic.

Global Media Aboriginal musician Dr G. Yunupingu dies aged 46
Author: 0 Aboriginal musician Dr G. Yunupingu dies aged 46

Williams said he had been contacted by people who were concerned that the musician had not been getting renal treatment for the Hepatitis B he contracted as a child, which had caused the singer to suffer from liver and kidney disease. His Facebook page talked it up as "his biggest most powerful album he has ever done" in a post on May 31. He was much more than a truly great singer - the greatest voice ever recorded in Australia - he was a beacon for all Aboriginal creativity and a hugely ...

Global Media Flipkart agrees to $900-950-bn acquisition of Snapdeal
Author: 0 Flipkart agrees to $900-950-bn acquisition of Snapdeal

It had also signed a non-binding agreement with the Alibaba-backed Paytm but the price being offered of $10 million post the due diligence was not taken up by Snapdeal's parent Jasper infotech. Snapdeal, which has been struggling to decide about its future, has reportedly made its decision. The company had rejected the offer saying it was significantly lower than its United States dollars 1 billion valuation.

Global Media Cobras in potato chip cans lead to man's arrest on smuggling charges
Author: 0 Cobras in potato chip cans lead to man's arrest on smuggling charges

United States Fish and Wildlife Service special agents arrested 34-year-old Rodrigo Franco, of Monterey Park, Tuesday morning, and charged him with one count of illegal importing. According to the news release, authorities obtained evidence from Franco's phone that revealed messages in which Franco and an individual in Asia discussed shipping turtles and snakes between the United States and Asia.

Global Media Listen to Rick Perry Get Pranked by the Jerky Boys of Russian Federation
Author: 0 Listen to Rick Perry Get Pranked by the Jerky Boys of Russian Federation

Last week, US Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perry took a phone call from two men he thought were the Ukrainian Prime Minister and his translator. "I look forward to visiting with the president and getting a more in-depth briefing [on the pig shit-based biofuel ]", Perry told the pranksters, believing their story about the president's biofuel invention.

Global Media Eight people found dead in truck in Texas parking lot
Author: 0 Eight people found dead in truck in Texas parking lot

A US district court in San Andonio alleged that James Matthew Bradley Jr., 60, unlawfully transported undocumented immigrants in violation of law, resulting in the death of 10 of the people transported. San Antonio is about a 150-mile drive from the Mexican border. Richard Durbin Jr, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas , said the trailer occupants were victims of "ruthless human smugglers ".

Global Media Trump renews attacks on his own Attorney General in early-morning tweets
Author: 0 Trump renews attacks on his own Attorney General in early-morning tweets

Early Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump posted a series of tweets touching on a variety of topics ranging from healthcare to Hillary Clinton . As President , Trump would have every opportunity to know the facts, and unless there was a separate donation where Clinton did give McCabe all that money, this appears to be a case of Trump making a statement that he either knows is not really true or that was made with reckless disregard for the truth.

Global Media European Court of Justice Keeps Hamas on EU Terror List
Author: 0 European Court of Justice Keeps Hamas on EU Terror List

Today's ruling from the European Court of Justice overturns a judgement from a lower European court to remove Hamas from the list in 2014. Her non-binding opinion was based on the claim that the terror designation was based on media and internet reports about Hamas and not evidence gathered through an independent investigation.

Global Media Acid attack suspected as men targeted in Bethnal Green
Author: 0 Acid attack suspected as men targeted in Bethnal Green

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has suggested acid attackers will face life sentences, as the Government explored how to tackle a rise in the number of incidents. The Metropolitan Police have confirmed that officers were called to the area after reports of an attack with a "noxious substance". "I saw firemen filling two large bottles with water from the fire truck and ferrying it back and forth to the victims", he said.

Global Media Sitaram Yechury unlikely to get third term in RS
Author: 0 Sitaram Yechury unlikely to get third term in RS

In an interview with the Indian Express , Vijayan said, "Accepting the Congress support to send our party general secretary to the Rajya Sabha would be against and not in accordance with the political stand we have been adopting". The first being their collective decision of disallowing then West Bengal chief minister Jyoti Basu from becoming Prime Minister in 1996 of a broad anti-BJP coalition and then, a little over a decade later, under the leadership of Yechury's predecessor, Prakash ...

Global Media PM Modi visits Gujarat as other states grapple with floods
Author: 0 PM Modi visits Gujarat as other states grapple with floods

He was accompanied by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. Former chief minister Anandiben Patel also attended the meeting. Earlier in the day, Rupani, who was in New Delhi for the swearing-in of Ram Nath Kovind as President, met the prime minister at Parliament House and apprised him of the situation.

Global Media Delhi High Court warns Kejriwal against 'scandalous, abusive' language
Author: 0 Delhi High Court warns Kejriwal against 'scandalous, abusive' language

In a letter, reportedly written by Jethmalani to Kejriwal, the former has accused the latter of using even more offensive language in private conversations while referring to Jaitley. Jethmalani was representing Delhi CM in a defamation. The chief minister had denied the charge of Jaitley that the questions with derogatory remarks were "clearly created to insult and/or annoy" him, India Today reported.

Global Media Amazon plans to create 450 jobs at London HQ
Author: 0 Amazon plans to create 450 jobs at London HQ

These hires come as a part of the company's wider European hiring plan which will see 15,000 new recruitments by the end of 2017. In spite of the ongoing concerns and uncertainties surrounding Brexit, Amazon has reinforced its commitment to the United Kingdom with the announcement that it is to hire 5,000 additional staff across the country this year, bringing total United Kingdom staff to 24,000.

Global Media Pakistan 'gidgidata hua USA ke paas gaya': Adityanath on Kargil war
Author: 0 Pakistan 'gidgidata hua USA ke paas gaya': Adityanath on Kargil war

The UP CM made the statement while describing the retreat forced by the Indian Army on Pakistani troops during the 1999 war that was triggered by Islamabad. The Kargil War which was covered widely in the media highlights the examples of one of the biggest and the toughest war fought between the two nuclear powered nations.

Global Media Lawyer for Dem Staffer Arrested While Trying to Flee America Blames Islamophobia
Author: 0 Lawyer for Dem Staffer Arrested While Trying to Flee America Blames Islamophobia

Imran and his Pakistani-born brothers, Abid and Jamal Awan, are now under criminal investigation by U.S. Capitol Police and the FBI on suspicion that they accessed congressional computers without permission and stole equipment. "Mr. Awan previously served as a part-time employee but his services have been terminated", said Damron in a statement. A spokesperson for Wasserman Schultz said that Awan had been fired on Tuesday.

Global Media Opposition: 'Venezuelan agents seize two more court appointees'
Author: 0 Opposition: 'Venezuelan agents seize two more court appointees'

A national strike has begun in Venezuela building up tension ahead of a controversial vote to elect a special assembly meant to rewrite the country's constitution. Rep. Freddy Guevara, also a ranking member in the Assembly, called the government vote next week "decisive and defining hours for the future of our country" and called for continued street protests and a "civic boycott - no weapons".

Global Media Congress demands actions against Anurag Thakur for 'filming parliament proceedings'
Author: 0 Congress demands actions against Anurag Thakur for 'filming parliament proceedings'

Congress members tore and flung papers on the Chair and raised slogans against the government. "It is highly unbecoming and against the rules of the House which seeks to undermine the dignity of the House", Mahajan said. Requesting the Centre to take action on the MPs, Harivansh stated that suspending the ministers will not do; government should take more disciplinary measures.

Global Media Israel, Jordan in diplomatic standoff after embassy attack
Author: 0 Israel, Jordan in diplomatic standoff after embassy attack

On Sunday, Israel further installed security cameras around the holy site , yet it remains unclear whether the cameras will replace the metal detectors that sparked Palestinian rage. The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held an emergency meeting in the Saudi city of Jeddah yesterday to discuss Israeli violations against Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque.

Global Media Texas bathroom bill clears another hurdle after 10-hour
Author: 0 Texas bathroom bill clears another hurdle after 10-hour "marathon hearing"

Meanwhile, on Monday, lawmakers in Austin approved SB 15, which would prescribe statewide rules on cellphone use while driving and preempt local ordinances. Some supporters of the bill also spoke against "gender confusion", and one woman used her two minutes to tout transgender "conversion therapy". Under Senate Bill 17 , the state's Task Force on Maternal Mortality and Morbidity would be able to continue its work until 2023.

Global Media US Senate votes to start debate on repealing Obamacare
Author: 0 US Senate votes to start debate on repealing Obamacare

Collins and Murkowski are among several moderate Senate Republicans concerned about possible Medicaid cuts in any ObamaCare overhaul. At least a dozen GOP senators have said they oppose or are critical of McConnell's proposed repeal-and-replace legislation.

Author: 0 Europe concerned at impact of USA energy sanctions on Russian Federation

The Kremlin said on Monday it was anxious that proposed new US sanctions against Moscow could hurt major investment projects with European partners, but said it was premature to say if and how it would retaliate. Germany and Austria lashed out at the proposed sanctions in June, accusing the USA of politicizing its economic interest in selling shipments of liquefied natural gas to Europe , which would compete with projects like Nord Stream 2 or the Southern Gas Corridor from the Caspian.

Global Media Senate votes to open debate on health care reform
Author: 0 Senate votes to open debate on health care reform

The Senate voted to begin debate on a bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare on Tuesday after Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said "we can't let this moment slip by". SIEGEL: But wouldn't any bill that emerged from that process in the Senate then have to go eventually to the House of Representatives, where the Republican majority is more conservative than it is in the Senate? He called the motion a "big step" during a joint press conference with the prime minister of Lebanon.

Global Media Trump talks pardons amid probes of Russia role in US election
Author: 0 Trump talks pardons amid probes of Russia role in US election

Sessions "made the right decision under the rules of the Justice Department" in recusing himself from the investigation, Giuliani told CNN on Monday after landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Trump ended the tweet with "Tax Reform and Infrastructure". That subject is prominent among several others the president addressed in almost a dozen tweets early Saturday morning.

Author: 0 US Senate issues subpoena for Trump's former campaign manager in Russian Federation probe

Meanwhile, Manafort interviewed with the staff of the Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday morning, his spokesman said in a statement. "It's important that he and other witnesses continue to work with this committee as it fulfills its oversight responsibility", Republican committee chairman Chuck Grassley and ranking Democratic member Dianne Feinstein said in a joint statement .

Global Media Johnson casts key health care vote
Author: 0 Johnson casts key health care vote

Maine's Susan Collins , and Alaska's Lisa Murkowski were the two Republicans to vote against the motion to proceed . Senator John McCain , who was recently diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour, received a standing ovation as he returned to Congress to cast his "Yes" vote.

Global Media Will Paul Manafort Still Testify? The Senate Judiciary Committee Dropped Their Subpoena
Author: 0 Will Paul Manafort Still Testify? The Senate Judiciary Committee Dropped Their Subpoena

He will speak with both the Senate and House intelligence committees this week following the stunning revelation that he met with a Kremlin-linked lawyer during the campaign. "And I did not know it would be not under oath". Russian Federation is also the focus in a bill that the House is expected to pass on Tuesday. The president's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has added a lawyer with congressional experience to his legal team, the lawyer told Reuters on Sunday.

Author: 0 Red Sox Acquire Eduardo Nunez From Giants

Shortly after his departure, television cameras captured Nunez heading into the tunnel and being greeted by a slew of teammates. With an eye towards the luxury tax threshold, Nunez signed a one-year, $4.2 million contract last offseason. KRON4's Gary Radnich will have more during KRON4 News at 10 p.m. The Giants were expected to be sellers by the Jul. 31 trade deadline, as they are 38-63, 31.5 games back of the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League West.

Global Media Doklam standoff: India intruded, alleges China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi
Author: 0 Doklam standoff: India intruded, alleges China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi

The Chinese Foreign Minister held India responsible for the stand-off that began last month at Doklam in the Sikkim sector and said the solution to the crisis was "simple" - India must withdraw its troops from Doklam. Bishop said about peacefully resolving territorial disputes as a principle is true, but I must add that what she said is not applicable to what is happening in Donglang, because there is no territorial dispute there".

Global Media Palestine envoy to UN: Al-Aqsa crisis at tipping point
Author: 0 Palestine envoy to UN: Al-Aqsa crisis at tipping point

Details of the advanced technologies envisaged were not immediately clear. "This movement is a movement of the street", said Sheikh Raed Dana of the Islamic Waqf organisation, which administers the holy compound. Israel's Ambassador Danny Danon told reporters that Netanyahu was working to calm the situation, but said: "We will do whatever is necessary to maintain security".

Author: 0 Israel installs security cameras at Temple Mount entrance

Daniel adds that "Muslim leaders say they're reviewing the new Israeli decision to replace the metal detectors with what Israel calls advanced technology, reportedly cameras that will screen worshippers entering the holy site ". President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday that Israel is headed toward isolation because of measures imposed at the Al-Aqsa compound in East Jerusalem .

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