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Global Media As Venezuelans Strike, US Announces Sanctions Against Maduro
Author: 0 As Venezuelans Strike, US Announces Sanctions Against Maduro

Maduro called the U.S. punishment "illegal, insolent and unprecedented". "It's the only way to show we are not with Maduro . They are few, but they have the weapons and the money", said decorator Cletsi Xavier, 45, helping block the entrance to a freeway in upscale east Caracas with rope and iron metal sheets.

Global Media Saakashvili sends tearful message to Ukrainian president after losing citizenship
Author: 0 Saakashvili sends tearful message to Ukrainian president after losing citizenship

The President added that as far as he was informed, the reason for the refusal of Saakashvilis extradition was a lack of information pertaining to his alleged crimes. It has previously said that Saaskashvili had failed as governor of Odessa to deliver change. He blamed his former university friend Poroshenko of betrayal, accusing his government of corruption and sabotaging crucial reforms in Ukraine.

Global Media Rex Tillerson has no plans to step down, official says
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson has no plans to step down, official says

Clashes over policy with White House advisers have also loomed large, particularly concerning Trump's efforts to ban refugees from the United States. "So, he's entitled to take a few days". Tillerson's absence coincides with a number of reports hinting at growing tension between the secretary of state and the president.

Global Media Twin toddlers drown in murky Long Island pool, official says
Author: 0 Twin toddlers drown in murky Long Island pool, official says

According to Newsday , Melville Assistant Chief David Kaplan says four firefighterswent into the murky pool water and removed the second child. She looked outside a window to see one of the boys floating in the pool. Detectives said it appeared their deaths were accidental. Huntington town officials told CBS2 the pool met all code requirements when it was inspected in May, including gates, alarms and latches.

Global Media Vikings Arrive In Mankato, Griffen Gets Contract Extension
Author: 0 Vikings Arrive In Mankato, Griffen Gets Contract Extension

He enters the 2017 season as the second-longest tenured Viking behind fellow defensive end Brian Robison , who joined the team in 2007. The Vikings selected Griffen 100th overall in the 2010 NFL Draft. He will turn 34 before the end of the final season of the extension. Twice in a three-day span in Los Angeles, the winter after his rookie season, Griffen was arrested for unruly behavior.

Global Media Arizona football gathers fewest votes in Pac-12 media poll
Author: 0 Arizona football gathers fewest votes in Pac-12 media poll

Both schools were clear favorites in their respective divisions, getting 49 of the 52 votes for the top spot. Washington defeated Colorado to win the conference title at Levi's Stadium last season. The Huskies lost to Alabama in the College Football Playoff semifinal, but star quarterback Jake Browning returns along with several key components of coach Chris Petersen's burgeoning powerhouse.

Global Media BJP may fish in troubled waters in Gujarat, announce RS candidates today
Author: 0 BJP may fish in troubled waters in Gujarat, announce RS candidates today

Even after becoming the party president in 2014, Shah had retained his Naranpura MLA seat and had even attended assembly session on March 30 which was reportedly after a gap of two years. The BJP has 121 MLAs in the 182-member Assembly while the Congress 57 members. Union Textile Minister Smriti Irani , now a Rajya Sabha member from Gujarat, has been re-nominated for the other seat.

Global Media Sarah Huckabee Sanders kicks off press briefing by ribbing Scaramucci
Author: 0 Sarah Huckabee Sanders kicks off press briefing by ribbing Scaramucci

The ribbing continued on Wednesday, when Sanders opened the White House press briefing by saying, "Now, I know Anthony is probably a little bit disappointed that he is not up here today". The American Medical Association says there is no "medically valid reason" to bar transgender individuals from military service. Trump at first said he couldn't release his tax returns because he was under IRS audit - which isn't true; former President Richard Nixon released his tax returns while he ...

Global Media Wisconsinites fear governor is giving Foxconn the house
Author: 0 Wisconsinites fear governor is giving Foxconn the house

Ohio, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Indiana and Texas also appear to be in the mix for some sort of investment from Foxconn, which bought Japanese electronics brand Sharp a year ago. The state's income tax rate is 4.25 percent. In Wisconsin, the negotiations have turned political. State Sen. Jon Erpenbach is anxious that Walker may make promises that require legislative approval, then blame lawmakers if they don't go along because of the cost.

Global Media Gov. Cuomo continues voter reforms push with EO
Author: 0 Gov. Cuomo continues voter reforms push with EO

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation Tuesday banning e-cigarettes from school grounds across the state. As New York is hit with a barrage of transit troubles, Governor Cuomo is hitting the road. The governor cited a state health department survey that was released in March that showed e-cigarette use among high school students almost doubled from 10.5 percent in 2014 to 20.6 percent in 2016.

Global Media How proposed new US sanctions would affect Russia
Author: 0 How proposed new US sanctions would affect Russia

GEOFF BENNETT, BYLINE: Jared Kushner's rare and brief public statement at the White House reiterated much of what's detailed in his release statement to the House and Senate intelligence committees. He said the banker gave him gifts - a piece of art and a bag of dirt from Kushner's grandparents' home village in Belarus - and discussed the bank and the Russian economy generally for about 20 to 25 minutes.

Global Media Gator attacks man bathing in Port Charlotte pond
Author: 0 Gator attacks man bathing in Port Charlotte pond

WBBH reports Iman told authorities he was bathing there because he is homeless. Official said after the attack, Iman went to a nearby surgery center where an employee called 911. Iman said he lost his left index finger, two toes, and a testicle. Iman was in fair condition Monday afternoon, the hospital said. What's been getting to me emotionally is that I'm alone 24/7, 365.

Global Media England need to show more flexibility: Ben Stokes
Author: 0 England need to show more flexibility: Ben Stokes

Key to Amla's success against England is a fantastic record against James Anderson. "I've trained as tough as I can train so for me it's about continuing that". "I'm not concerned, it's a case of trusting yourself, of backing yourself, because if you keep talking too much about it, it can derail you from keeping it really simple".

Global Media Boos for Obama as Trump speaks at Boy Scout jamboree
Author: 0 Boos for Obama as Trump speaks at Boy Scout jamboree

Instead he spent his entire speech discussing politics, crowd sizes and his rich friend's boating escapades. Usually, this event treats partisan politics with a degree of self-restraint, but that expectation was dashed in President Trump's Monday address to a crowd that included a lot of children who had come together with a common goal and a sense of unity.

Global Media China opposes new U.S. sanctions against North Korea
Author: 0 China opposes new U.S. sanctions against North Korea

Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, said after the classified briefing, "I have grown increasingly alarmed that North Korea is acting with a greater sense of urgency than we are". Scott Bray, the ODNI's national intelligence manager for East Asia, said North Korea's recent test of an intercontinental-range ballistic missile was not a surprise.

Author: 0 No public testimony next week for Trump Jr., Manafort

That investigation is scrutinizing political consulting work he did for a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine and the country's former president, Viktor Yanukovych. Manafort had attracted scrutiny for months from congressional committees and Mueller. Kushner spent about three hours behind closed doors Tuesday with the House intelligence panel.

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.

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.

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