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Global Media German economy, Europe's largest, posts 0.6 pct 2Q growth
Author: 0 German economy, Europe's largest, posts 0.6 pct 2Q growth

Illustrating the trend, Germany's statistics body lifted its quarterly growth estimate for the first quarter to 0.7%, or an annualized pace of 2.9%, from an earlier estimate of 0.6%. The economy is forecast to grow 0.7 percent sequentially in the second quarter, following a 0.6 percent rise in the first quarter. She's seeking a fourth term in September.

Global Media Fipronil-Contaminated Eggs Detected in South Korea
Author: 0 Fipronil-Contaminated Eggs Detected in South Korea

By conducting a swift inspection of egg farms with more than 200,000 hens by Tuesday night, the minister said, what amounts to about 25 percent of the eggs that would normally reach the market on a daily basis can be sold on Wednesday. Experts put the damage to the Dutch poultry sector at €150m. Meanwhile, two men aged 31 and 24 were to make an initial appearance before a judge in the Zwolle district court on Tuesday in connection with the case, a spokeswoman for the public prosecutor's ...

Global Media A Suspect Has Been Arrested On Suspicion Of Vandalizing A Holocaust Memorial
Author: 0 A Suspect Has Been Arrested On Suspicion Of Vandalizing A Holocaust Memorial

Photos from the memorial showed shattered glass lying on the ground at the site, which is made up of six glass towers. "I'm saddened to see such a despicable action in this great city.Thankful to public and @ bostonpolice for quick arrest of the person responsible for vandalizing Holocaust Memorial", Boston Mayor Martin Walsh tweeted Monday.

Global Media Port Augusta to be home to 150MW solar thermal power plant
Author: 0 Port Augusta to be home to 150MW solar thermal power plant

In July, Tesla Inc was awarded a contract to install the world's biggest grid-scale lithium-ion battery in the state, in what experts say will be a litmus test for the reliability of large-scale renewable energy storage. The steam that's generated drives a single turbine that makes electricity and can keep on doing so at full load for up to 8 hours after the sun goes down.

Global Media Ronaldo draws a red card, shoves official in protest
Author: 0 Ronaldo draws a red card, shoves official in protest

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde rejected the notion that his side lacked a cutting edge without Neymar in the 3-1 Clasico defeat by Real Madrid . Asensio's preseason showings kept him in the Madrid side for the 2016-17 La Liga opener at Real Sociedad, with stars including Cristiano Ronaldo being eased back post Euro 2016.

Author: 0 Top US general to meet Moon Jae In amid tensions

Even as he expressed his preference for a diplomatic solution, Dunford also sought to reassure the South Koreans that the United States would defend them, should all else fail. The U.S.'s top general plans to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday, just days after his counterpart Donald Trump said military options against North Korea were "locked and loaded".

Global Media Mattis: North Korea diplomacy working despite Trump threats
Author: 0 Mattis: North Korea diplomacy working despite Trump threats

He urged the North to "stop all provocations and hostile rhetoric". It came amid a sharp rise in rhetoric between the U.S. and North Korea. Kim Jong Un's carefully worded statement came hours after Defense Secretary Jim Mattis expressed hope that peaceful measures would work but warned the USA will "take out" any North Korean missile considered a threat to US territories, including Guam.

Global Media [LISTEN] 'I was attacked, assaulted by Grace Mugabe'
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South African police on August 15, investigated an alleged assault by the Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe on a model who was in a hotel in Johannesburg with her two sons. According to the Daily Telegraph , Garnet Basson, chief executive of the Capital Hotel group which runs the hotel said guests were "asked to leave after an incident" but refused to name them.

Global Media Could N. Korean missile threats lose them China as an ally?
Author: 0 Could N. Korean missile threats lose them China as an ally?

Xi Jinping , the leader of North Korea's key ally China , urged Trump today to avoid rhetoric that could inflame tensions, after the USA leader ramped up his warnings to Pyongyang , saying the Stalinist regime would "truly regret" taking hostile action against the United States .

Global Media Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists at rally
Author: 0 Social media harnessed to expose white nationalists at rally

Peaceful counter-protesters arrived and marched downtown, carrying signs that read "black lives matter" and "love". Hours later, the helicopter crashed, killing two state police troopers, Lieutenant H. Videos that ricocheted around the world on social media showed people beating each other with sticks and shields. Greens said that the violence inflicted on anti-racist counter-protesters, including a vehicle driven into a crowd that killed one person and injured more than two dozen ...

Global Media Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer was 'Irreplaceable' Part of Law Firm
Author: 0 Charlottesville Victim Heather Heyer was 'Irreplaceable' Part of Law Firm

James Alex Fields Jr . has been named as the suspect who rammed his auto into a group of counter-protesters demonstrating against white nationalists. A big part of Heyer's job was to help people who were trying to avoid being evicted from their homes, or have their cars repossessed, or needed help paying medical bills, he said.

Global Media Propane grill explodes in SUV when Florida woman lights cigarette
Author: 0 Propane grill explodes in SUV when Florida woman lights cigarette

A couple around the Orlando area were transporting their propane grill in the back of their Kia Sorento after doing some grilling Sunday afternoon. A gas grill being transported inside this auto exploded when passenger lit a cigarette. The vehicle continued heading westbound and crashed into a pole, Lane said. 2 in auto sustained burns; not life threatening. The names of the people involved in the incident, along with other details have not been released at this time.

Global Media RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat barred from hoisting flag
Author: 0 RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat barred from hoisting flag

The function was held at the Karnakiyamman school in Palakkad, around 335 km from state capital Thiruvananthapuram . Collector Marykutty issued a memo to the school late on Monday night, pointing out that it was inappropriate for a political leader to hoist the national flag at an aided school.

Global Media United Nations condemns 'terrorist' attacks on Mali peacekeeping forces
Author: 0 United Nations condemns 'terrorist' attacks on Mali peacekeeping forces

The UN secretary-general's office released a statement condemning the attacks, saying that "attacks targeting United Nations peacekeepers may constitute war crimes under global law". Mali's army spokesman Selon Diaran Kone said that the incident was now over, as the assailants had been repelled and four of them killed. The mission, known as MINUSMA, said it dispatched a quick reaction force and attack helicopters to secure the Timbuktu headquarters.

Global Media United Kingdom may seek temporary customs union after Brexit
Author: 0 United Kingdom may seek temporary customs union after Brexit

Ministers will tell Brussels they want a "temporary customs union" for several years, amid evidence that businesses are already pulling investment because they fear the harm to trade from a cliff-edge exit in 2019. "Instead, the Cabinet remain split on key issues and can not decide between two very different but equally unachievable options", he said. The first proposal suggests a new customs border with the EU could be introduced without disrupting trade - apparently to be managed by the ...

Global Media North Korea develops its nuclear programme
Author: 0 North Korea develops its nuclear programme "at an alarming rate"

The US Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo says he wouldn't be surprised if North Korea tested another missile, given that it had two tests in July. Just days ago Trump said military options against North Korea were "locked and loaded". Two top USA national security officials sought to tamp down fears of imminent nuclear war with North Korea , following days of heightened rhetoric by President Donald J.

Global Media Mossad: Iran and its proxies filling void left by defeated ISIS
Author: 0 Mossad: Iran and its proxies filling void left by defeated ISIS

Two weeks ago, an Iranian foreign ministry official met with top officials from Hamas, Hezbollah, Palestinian Islamic Jihad and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) in Beirut. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Cohen's warnings are further proof that the nuclear deal is seriously flawed. "Israel will continue to act determinedly and in a variety of ways to defend itself from these threats", Netanyahu said.

Global Media Venezuela's Maduro orders military drill after Trump comments — BBCI
Author: 0 Venezuela's Maduro orders military drill after Trump comments — BBCI

He warned the United States not to steal Venezuela's oil reserves and warned the opposition not to be ambivalent. And it also emerged over the weekend that Florida senator Marco Rubio is believed to be the subject of a death threat from leading Venezuelan lawmaker Diosdado Cabello, after the threat was detected by USA intelligence.

Global Media Ukraine's Security Council refutes reports of missile engines supplied to North Korea
Author: 0 Ukraine's Security Council refutes reports of missile engines supplied to North Korea

Pivdenmash said that, while it regretted the report, "provocative in its nature and based on an incompetent expert opinion", it said that "the position of a number of Ukrainian media outlets is also disappointing, in that they allowed the circulation of fantasies discrediting Pivdenmash and Ukraine without attempts to verify this information directly with the enterprise".

Global Media Ukraine's Security Council refutes reports of missile engines supplied to North Korea
Author: 0 Ukraine's Security Council refutes reports of missile engines supplied to North Korea

Pivdenmash said that, while it regretted the report, "provocative in its nature and based on an incompetent expert opinion", it said that "the position of a number of Ukrainian media outlets is also disappointing, in that they allowed the circulation of fantasies discrediting Pivdenmash and Ukraine without attempts to verify this information directly with the enterprise".

Global Media 'I will find it very hard to build trust'
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Amber Heard , who was globally humiliated by Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce when she was busted smuggling her pet pooches into the country in 2015, is now having the last laugh. "But even if that citizenship is never registered, the person is still an NZ citizen", Gartrell's email said. Joyce had no idea he could be a New Zealand citizen, and is moving to renounce his status while he takes the case to the Australian High Court.

Global Media Locals get refunds from Amazon after purchasing fake solar eclipse glasses
Author: 0 Locals get refunds from Amazon after purchasing fake solar eclipse glasses

So, unless modern medicine advances considerably in the next few years, you might not make it to the next one. In Columbus, we will experience a partial solar eclipse starting at 1:04pm and ending at 3:52pm. Students will also have access to view the eclipse on television or online. Available in a two pack and single pack, the "Explore Scientific Sun Catcher" solar eclipse glasses offered by 7-Eleven are approved for viewing by the American Astronomical Society (AAS).

Global Media Iran Drone Flies Close To US Carrier In Gulf: Pentagon
Author: 0 Iran Drone Flies Close To US Carrier In Gulf: Pentagon

The unmanned aerial vehicle came within 1,000 feet of a US aircraft after the USA made several radio calls to it, he said. A US Navy statement criticised the remote-controlled flight as "unsafe and unprofessional" and said it "created a risky situation with the potential for collision".

Author: 0 North Korea makes gains as Trump takes criticism for reckless statements

Kim said the United States should make the right choice "in order to defuse the tensions and prevent the unsafe military conflict on the Korean peninsula", the KCNA report said. The disagreement between the Washington, D.C., and Seoul , however small, is exactly what North Korea wants, according to experts who say the outlaw regime in Pyongyang seeks to destroy the South Korean-American alliance and unify the two Koreas under its communist rule.

Global Media PM should not make false claims in I-Day speech: Congress
Author: 0 PM should not make false claims in I-Day speech: Congress

More than 10,000 security personnel have been deployed in and around the Red Fort. Last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced an increase of 20 per cent in the pension of freedom fighters and that the government will bear Rs 1 lakh medical costs for poor families.

Global Media California sues Trump authority over threat of 'Sanctuary City'
Author: 0 California sues Trump authority over threat of 'Sanctuary City'

As the LA Times reports , State Attorney General Xavier Becerra called the president's actions "bullying" at a news conference, and added, "It's a low blow to our men and women who wear the badge, for the federal government to threaten their crime-fighting resources in order to force them to do the work of the federal government when it comes to immigration enforcement".

Global Media Protect your eyes from damage during solar eclipse
Author: 0 Protect your eyes from damage during solar eclipse

He said Amazon recently recalled some glasses because the company was unable to verify where they were made. Sun-worshippers not wanting to be left in the dark when the solar eclipse crosses the USA can hit 7-Eleven stores for special - and safe - sunglasses to view the August 21 phenomenon.

Global Media Confrontation with North Korea not imminent
Author: 0 Confrontation with North Korea not imminent

Darryn James. Dunford also said he reaffirmed that Washington maintains its "ironclad" commitment to the alliance that has bound it with South Korea since the war ended in an armistice instead of a peace treaty. In response, North Korea, which has launched several test missiles in recent months, threatened to launch additional missiles into the waters near Guam.

Global Media Protesters pull down Confederate statue at old Durham County courthouse
Author: 0 Protesters pull down Confederate statue at old Durham County courthouse

There are similar monuments in several cities around North Carolina. The clip shows a group of at least several dozen in Durham pulling down a statue in front of the local government building. "When I see a Confederate statue in downtown Durham, or really anywhere, it fills me with a lot of rage and frustration", she added. Durham County is prohibited from removing or making substantive adjustment to historical monuments and memorials.

Global Media Schools plan to shield students, staff from solar eclipse
Author: 0 Schools plan to shield students, staff from solar eclipse

Mike Winstead said in the announcement. Peoria Public Schools is leaving the decision up to school principals and teachers, but is urging that safety be top of mind. Teachers will make sure students know how to view the eclipse safely. "With the peak time of the eclipse occurring at approximately 2:32 p.m., just as buses are lining up at schools to pick up students, and ending at approximately 4 p.m., the safety of the students is of primary concern", the press release read.

Global Media N. Korea leader briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam
Author: 0 N. Korea leader briefed on plans for missile tests near Guam

But Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, expressed hope that diplomatic and economic pressure would force the communist state to curb its nuclear weapons program. However, Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford also underlined the U.S. was ready to use the "full range" of its military capabilities in case of provocation.

Global Media Cleveland Cavaliers release complete 2017-18 regular season schedule
Author: 0 Cleveland Cavaliers release complete 2017-18 regular season schedule

ET tip, followed by the rekindling of the Celtics-Lakers rivalry at 10:30 p.m. ET. One aspect of this season's schedule is more rest worked into the calendar. The league is also taking a page from the NFL: It is now labeling the schedule by week . The Celtics arrive February 8 and April 10, the latter of which is Washington's final home game of the regular season.

Global Media One of 2 Canadians killed in Burkina Faso attack identified
Author: 0 One of 2 Canadians killed in Burkina Faso attack identified

Among those killed were two Canadians, two Kuwaitis and citizens of France, Senegal, Nigeria, Lebanon and Turkey in addition to others from Burkino Faso, the country's Foreign Ministry said. Eighteen people died and at least eight others were wounded in the attack, according to Communications Minister and government spokesperson Remy Danguinou.

Global Media Texas A&M abruptly cancels planned white nationalist rally
Author: 0 Texas A&M abruptly cancels planned white nationalist rally

Rep. Paul Workman, R-Austin, announced that Aggies in the House will send a letter asking Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp to do what he can to "keep this from going on at our campus". He said he had signed up to protest at a "free speech area" on campus on September 11, but had not heard from anyone at the school since he announced.

Global Media Trump Pondering Pardon for Racial Profiler Joe Arpaio
Author: 0 Trump Pondering Pardon for Racial Profiler Joe Arpaio

But the sheriff refused to stop his immigration patrols, eventually leading to the criminal contempt of court case that he's embroiled in.it also contributed to his failed re-election bid past year. "I might do it right away, maybe early this week", Trump said. "In addition, Defendants MCSO and Arpaio pursue a pattern or practice of illegal retaliation against their perceived critics by subjecting them to baseless criminal actions, unfounded civil lawsuits, or meritless administrative ...

Author: 0 North Korea and McMaster's Deterrence Dishonesty

Mattis said the United States would know the trajectory of a North Korean missile "within moments" and if a missile is assessed to be hitting Guam, "we will take it out". Dunford's trip has been long scheduled and was not arranged in response to the North Korean nuclear threat. A spokesman for SDF said the missiles were being deployed not to intercept missiles, but rather "just in case".

Global Media Trump blasts CNN's Jim Acosta for grilling him over Charlottesville violence
Author: 0 Trump blasts CNN's Jim Acosta for grilling him over Charlottesville violence

Acosta, shouting his questions after Trump signed an executive order, at first pressed the president on why he didn't initially condemn white supremacist hate groups after the weekend attack in Charlottesville. Mentioning the White House has said there would be an actual press conference today , Acosta again shouted out to Trump, "Can we ask some more questions?" "As the president was walking out, I responded that he has spread plenty of fake news himself", Acosta tweeted, adding: "The ...

Global Media Mother Of Charlottesville Victim Thanks Trump For Condemning Neo-Nazis, White Supremacists
Author: 0 Mother Of Charlottesville Victim Thanks Trump For Condemning Neo-Nazis, White Supremacists

Four people have been arrested, including James Fields, a 20-year-old white man from OH who is being held in jail on suspicion of deliberately crashing the vehicle. He described Fields as being "fairly quiet", "smart", and also an open admirer of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced late Saturday that federal authorities would pursue a civil rights investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash.

Global Media China's property development investment grows at slower pace
Author: 0 China's property development investment grows at slower pace

Mirroring the underwhelming retail result, industrial output and urban fixed asset investment also painted a disappointing picture on the industrial sectors within the Chinese economy. Retail sales rose 10.4 percent, 0.6 percentage points slower than June and 0.4 percentage points slower than market expectations. Markets had been expecting an increase of 8.6% year-on-year, unchanged from the first six months of the year.

Global Media Seine-et-Marne Car Ramming: Vehicle Drives Into Pizzeria in France
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He said the driver had been arrested and the early indications were that this was not an act of terrorism. He had, the spokesman said, tried to kill himself a few days ago. The incident reignited fears in France after a string of attacks in which a vehicle was the weapon of choice. The suspect, a 36-year-old Algerian man, was later shot and wounded after a dramatic motorway chase.

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