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Global Media Donald Trump Throws Twitter Tantrum As CEO Exodus From Manufacturing Council Continues
Author: 0 Donald Trump Throws Twitter Tantrum As CEO Exodus From Manufacturing Council Continues

He chose to leave the council after Trump again said Tuesday that blame fell on "both sides" for the violence that erupted. At least 17 members remain on the council , nine of whom have said this week that they are staying. Trumka announced earlier this week that he was "assessing" his role on Trump's bench of factory-job advisers after the president took two days to explicitly condemn a white supremacist rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville , Virginia.

Global Media Governor Abbott Signs Sunset Legislation
Author: 0 Governor Abbott Signs Sunset Legislation

In addition to the "rape insurance" bill, Abbott also signed another abortion restriction that was on his wish list, one that requires abortion providers to share with the state detailed patient information when complications occur (the state already mandated abortion complication reporting).

Global Media White nationalist Richard Spencer may get his say at University of Florida
Author: 0 White nationalist Richard Spencer may get his say at University of Florida

In his letter, Fuchs explains that per university regulations, non-university groups are allowed to rent space on campus, assuming that they cover all expenses, including security costs. Ann H. Franke, president of Wise Results LLC, a firm that advises colleges on higher-education policy and risk issues, says colleges that find themselves unable to provide adequate security for a speaker should "find a way for the speaker to speak remotely - through video remote hookup, something like that - ...

Global Media Anti-Racists Are Trying To Dox Charlottesville Racists And Get Them Fired
Author: 0 Anti-Racists Are Trying To Dox Charlottesville Racists And Get Them Fired

Defenders of Smith and others who have been actively exposing the men and woman at the rally argue that by entering a public space with their faces clearly visible, the demonstrators should have no expectation for privacy or anonymity. Smith, the communications director for political nonprofit Progress North Carolina Action , is the operator of the anti-racist social media account, which has now garnered more than 355,000 followers.

Global Media Kim and Trump trade words but South left out
Author: 0 Kim and Trump trade words but South left out

Gen. Vincent Brooks, commander of U.S. Forces Korea, recently praised the South Koreans and said the two militaries were closer than ever. Dunford's Asia visit comes as fears grow that a war of words between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will lead to a miscalculation that sparks an actual military conflict.

Global Media Rupert Murdoch has 'urged Trump to cut Steve Bannon'
Author: 0 Rupert Murdoch has 'urged Trump to cut Steve Bannon'

McMaster. Bannon, the former chief executive of Breitbart News , has been blamed for Trump's failure to condemn white nationalists, neo-Nazis, and similar hate groups immediately after the outbreak of violence in Charlottesville . Members of various white supremacist groups were fixtures at Trump rallies leading up to the election. "We'll see what happens with Mr. Bannon", the president said.

Global Media Army launches strike forces against Boko Haram in north east
Author: 0 Army launches strike forces against Boko Haram in north east

Musa Bura, a youth volunteer in nearby Konduga town, says most members of the local defence force were on guard at the market and not the nearby camp. Its better-known faction, led by Abubakar Shekau and based itself mainly in the sprawling Sambisa forest, has been characterized by its use of women and children as suicide bombers targeting mosques and markets.

Global Media Jon Rahm hits unbelievable backwards pitch shot at PGA Championship
Author: 0 Jon Rahm hits unbelievable backwards pitch shot at PGA Championship

Thomas sandwiched a birdie between two bogeys on the first three holes, but bounced back with birdies at seven, nine and 10 - the last after his putt hung on the edge of the cup for almost 10 seconds before falling in. Open. Instead, he closed well, going bogey-free over the back nine until the final hole and picking up three birdies along the way. When Spieth competes in the PGA Championship next year in St.

Global Media Hundreds dead and missing after mudslide in Sierra Leone
Author: 0 Hundreds dead and missing after mudslide in Sierra Leone

Storms swept through the capital of Freetown early Monday, flooding downtown streets and creating mudslides in hilly areas. Also Tuesday, the Israeli aid agency IsrAID said that it had a team on the ground who were "providing relief and psycho social support" for those effected.

Global Media Putting Smiley Faces In Work Emails Makes You Look Incompetent, Study Finds
Author: 0 Putting Smiley Faces In Work Emails Makes You Look Incompetent, Study Finds

The researchers contrasted this to emails that included actual photographs of the sender smiling, which did increase perceptions of competence and warmth. But for work related emails, an inclusion of a smiley meant that the sender was perceived as less competent by the participants. However, this attribution did not influence the evaluation of competence or friendliness.

Global Media Iranian president threatens to revitalize nuclear program
Author: 0 Iranian president threatens to revitalize nuclear program

Iran has repeatedly sought redress for violations to mediators of the deal, but the USA has continued to reimpose sanctions they removed under the deal, coming up with new pretexts, usually pretexts very light on details. Rouhani's comments come with the nuclear deal under mounting pressure after Tehran carried out missile tests and strikes, and Washington imposed new sanctions - with each accusing the other of violating the spirit of the agreement.

Global Media CBO: Premiums Will Spike 20 if Trump Cuts Off Obamacare Funds
Author: 0 CBO: Premiums Will Spike 20 if Trump Cuts Off Obamacare Funds

But the CBO found that any premium increases will have an nearly paradoxical effect: For the most part, individuals will not pay more for health insurance, but the government will. Ending the payments would also add $194 billion to the federal deficit in 2026, the analysis found. The insurers improve the plans with the payments.

Global Media Connecticut 'Dreamers' march in DC to support immigration program
Author: 0 Connecticut 'Dreamers' march in DC to support immigration program

Ira Mehlman, a spokesman for the group Federation for American Immigration Reform, which favors stricter immigration enforcement, said blame for the young people's situation lies with their families. And today we are certain that in the same way we were able to obtain DACA, through our organizing and people power, we will once again win and keep DACA & TPS in place.

Global Media US, China agree to improve military communication
Author: 0 US, China agree to improve military communication

According to the U.S Department of Defense, The general will visit South Korea, China , and Japan to reassure allies and improve military-to-military ties. Beijing had pledged to fully enforce the sanctions after the United States accused it of not doing enough to rein in its neighbour North Korea .

Global Media North Korean tensions aren't deterring tourists from Guam
Author: 0 North Korean tensions aren't deterring tourists from Guam

Calvo bemoaned the lack of unity that Washington D.C. has shown in responding to North Korea's increased testing of intercontinental ballistic missiles . For years, North Korea has claimed Guam is within its missiles' striking distance, making furious statements each time the US flew powerful bombers from the island's air base to the Korean Peninsula.

Global Media Sessions: Charlottesville attack is domestic terrorism
Author: 0 Sessions: Charlottesville attack is domestic terrorism

Along with attacking the Attorney General on Twitter, the President publicly acknowledged that he was angry with Mr Sessions for recusing himself from an investigation into Trump campaign advisers' alleged ties to Russian Federation. Sessions said the Justice Department is pursuing the case "in every way". "He said what happened in Charlottesville is unacceptable, we need to find out what happened, that it's wrong, and we need to study it and see what as a nation we can do to be more ...

Global Media Jacksonville named candidate city for 2026 World Cup
Author: 0 Jacksonville named candidate city for 2026 World Cup

According to a news release from the United States Soccer Federation, Paul Brown Stadium is one of 49 potential venues in the United States, Canada and Mexico that have submitted bids to host games during the 2026 FIFA World Cup . - With files from The Canadian Press . Within the United States, 37 stadiums within 34 cities are being considered, including stadiums in Atlanta, Boston, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, New Orleans, New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle.

Global Media Trump to reverse Obama-era order aimed at planning for climate change
Author: 0 Trump to reverse Obama-era order aimed at planning for climate change

U.S. President Donald Trump will revoke an Obama-era executive order on Tuesday that required strict building standards for government-funded projects to reduce exposure to increased flooding from sea level rise, sources said . In 2016 alone, climate-related weather events caused $46 billion in damages , with inland flooding being the most costly type of disaster. "We're going to rebuild our infrastructure, which will become, by the way, second to none".

Global Media Woman survives 28 days in woods by eating mushrooms, berries
Author: 0 Woman survives 28 days in woods by eating mushrooms, berries

She made it out around 2pm on Saturday after living without shelter in forest in Midland, Alabama for weeks as a massive search was conducted to try and find her safely. Randall Oswald (36) and Manley Davis (31), from Pike County, AL were arrested July 31st and charged with breaking into the hunting camp and stealing $40,000 worth of property.

Global Media North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un 'briefed' about missile attack on Guam
Author: 0 North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un 'briefed' about missile attack on Guam

In a separate interview on "Fox News Sunday", Pompeo was asked about the nature and degree of threat to the USA mainland in light of Kim's continuing drive to develop North Korea's missile and nuclear capacities. China is the North's biggest economic partner and source of aid, but says it alone can't compel Pyongyang to end its nuclear and missile programs. The agency also reported that the commander of the secretive country's strategic force was awaiting instructions "after rounding ...

Global Media Donald Trump Defends 'Friend' Steve Bannon
Author: 0 Donald Trump Defends 'Friend' Steve Bannon

And Palomarez, who is the president and CEO of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, said Trump's much-criticized statement on the Charlottesville rally was the fault of those he surrounded himself with. Indeed, such was the backlash following the president's comments about the violence that five members of Trump's manufacturing council have resigned over the issue.

Global Media Kenya's Odinga delays decision on poll dispute
Author: 0 Kenya's Odinga delays decision on poll dispute

Eight bodies were taken Saturday to the Nairobi city morgue, majority with gunshot wounds, from the protest-hit slums of Mathare, Kibera and Kawangware since Friday night, a senior police official told AFP on condition of anonymity. In declaring the results, Wanyonyi Wafula Chebukati, the chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the body responsible for running the polls, emphasized the success of the elections , which he hailed as "free, fair, and credible".

Global Media Vandal sought after Lincoln Memorial spray painted
Author: 0 Vandal sought after Lincoln Memorial spray painted

Tuesday. A preservation crew is using a mild, architectural paint stripper to remove the paint without damaging the stone, according to the Park Service. Days after Charlottesville, a number of other cities, including Lexington, Kentucky , announced plans to "accelerate" the removal of other Confederate statues.

Global Media Roberto Firmino speaks out on Philippe Coutinho's future
Author: 0 Roberto Firmino speaks out on Philippe Coutinho's future

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp had earlier said that Barca can "save their energy" in their pursuit of Coutinho but when asked about the situation following their first match against Watford in new Premier League season, Klopp maintained Coutinho's future is out of his hands.

Global Media Aaron Carter taking a break
Author: 0 Aaron Carter taking a break

I mean, I think it's exciting that we're living in a time where people are feeling more open and honest about publicly declaring who and what they are. E! News also cited an unnamed source who explained that Aaron is a "sensitive guy" who "cares a lot about what people think of him" just as he announced a temporary hiatus from social media via his Twitter account.

Global Media Indian, Chinese soldiers scuffle in Ladakh
Author: 0 Indian, Chinese soldiers scuffle in Ladakh

But on both the occasions their attempts were thwarted by alert Indian troops, they said. Army spokesman in New Delhi declined to comment on the incident. In the drill, security officials from both the sides hold banners before stepping back to their respective positions. The ongoing tensions had built up following the construction of a road by China in Bhutan's Doklam region.

Global Media Aaron Carter Opens Up About Tumultuous Relationship With Brother Nick Carter
Author: 0 Aaron Carter Opens Up About Tumultuous Relationship With Brother Nick Carter

Adding to that, he also said of having a crush on Dunkirk actor Tom Hardy , who is married to Charlotte Riley. Aaron Carter revealed that he believes his Backstreet Boy brother Nick only loves him "conditionally". He later shared a message addressing his absence, writing , "Yea so what I made a decision to NOT quit twitter & stay strong w focus". "I am who I am", Carter offered, in summary to his audience at Hamburger Mary's last week, which seemed to settle the matter.

Global Media Falling tree kills multiple people in Portugal
Author: 0 Falling tree kills multiple people in Portugal

A little girl was among those killed, Ramos said, adding that seven of the injured were in serious condition, with three people expected to require surgery. Local media said the tree was rotten, and had been partly supported by a metal cable. President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was traveling to the island to comfort victims.

Global Media Tree Topples in Central Park, Injuring 4
Author: 0 Tree Topples in Central Park, Injuring 4

A woman who was running in the park heard a cracking sound and then saw the tree come crashing down. A photo posted on Twitter shows a group of Good Samaritans rescuing the victims from underneath the tree. It happened on the west side of the park near Columbus Circle. Update 11:25 a.m.: The NYPD has confirmed the injured persons were a 39-year-old woman and three children, though ages for the children were not available, and it's not unclear how many were her children.

Author: 0 United Kingdom proposes 'temporary customs union' with EU to ensure smooth Brexit transition

The other suggestion is a temporary customs union . However he called for rapid progress on a wider trade deal, including what tariffs and other barriers would be imposed on exports to the EU. "This is all about giving business what they asked for", another told The Times. European Union officials have warned however that Britain won't be able to achieve frictionless trade with the bloc once it leaves.

Global Media Prez for egalitarian New India by '22
Author: 0 Prez for egalitarian New India by '22

On the eve of 71st Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind , in his maiden address to the nation, recalled the contributions of various freedom fighters and leaders, and urged citizens to forge partnership with the government to create a new India with gender equality and religious harmony.

Global Media Obama's tweet after Charlottesville one of most popular tweets ever
Author: 0 Obama's tweet after Charlottesville one of most popular tweets ever

In a rare statement on Sunday، former US President Barack Obama urged introspection in the wake of the events، quoting civil rights icon and anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela. Ariana Grande's response to the Manchester concert attack is the most popular tweet ever, with more than 2.7 million likes. "Made additional remarks on Charlottesville and realize once again that the #Fake News Media will never be satisfied.truly bad people!", Trump tweeted .

Global Media Ohio man facing second-degree murder charge in Charlottesville
Author: 0 Ohio man facing second-degree murder charge in Charlottesville

James Fields had moved with his mother to OH from Kentucky shortly before he made the trip to Virginia for Saturday's white nationalist demonstrations. Carr also called the violence in Charlottesville "despicable". A federal civil rights investigation into the ramming has been launched, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the probe "will have the full support of the Department of Justice".

Global Media Government putting an end to the grizzly bear trophy hunt
Author: 0 Government putting an end to the grizzly bear trophy hunt

Under pressure from First Nations and environmentalists, the province banned the hunt in the Great Bear Rainforest area but allowed it everywhere else. There is more money to be made, after all, from grizzly bear-viewing tours than from selling trophy-hunting tags, which now brings in only $2 million per year.

Global Media Anti-Semitic signs at Switzerland hotel
Author: 0 Anti-Semitic signs at Switzerland hotel

The hotel is now said to have removed the signs, saying the matter was a misunderstanding and there was no anti-Semitic intent. Thank you for understanding: Ruth Thomann. The refrigerator note was, according to Thomann, written because use of the fridges in the hotel's kitchen is granted only to Jewish guests traveling with kosher food.

Global Media Florida ranked 2nd highest in hate groups
Author: 0 Florida ranked 2nd highest in hate groups

One in 10 hate groups are anti-Muslim. However, though the current number is double the number of hate groups that existed in 1999, it falls short of the high of 1,018 hate groups recognized by the organization in 2011. "There's no question there's an increase in hate participation", Nasatir says. Federal Bureau of Investigation data tracking hate crimes show racially motivated crimes against blacks in the United States declining steadily since Obama took office in 2009.

Global Media NASA sees strengthening Tropical Storm Gert west of Bermuda
Author: 0 NASA sees strengthening Tropical Storm Gert west of Bermuda

Sustained winds topped 75 mph Tuesday as the storm headed north at 12 mph about 450 miles west of Bermuda. GPM is a joint mission between NASA and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, JAXA. The estimated minimum central pressure is 1009 millibars. As Gert moves north then northeast along a stationary frontal boundary the possibility of showers increases midweek.”.

Global Media Trump attacks 'fake news media' over coverage of Charlottesville remarks
Author: 0 Trump attacks 'fake news media' over coverage of Charlottesville remarks

They said he did not specifically mention the white supremacist groups that gathered in Charlottesville , leading to the death of Heather Heyer , 32, a local counter-protester, and the wounding of many others. Donald Trump has declared that racism is "evil" and that the Ku Klux Klan , neo-Nazis , white supremacists and other hate groups are "repugnant", the UK Independent reports.

Global Media Usher's Insurance Company Won't Pay Up If He Loses $20M Herpes Lawsuit
Author: 0 Usher's Insurance Company Won't Pay Up If He Loses $20M Herpes Lawsuit

Their engagement would occur two months after the supposed rendezvous at Days Inn. Apparently, Usher's travel schedule was jam packed as well, according to the source. Unfortunately for him, the stakes in the lawsuit against Usher for allegedly giving an anonymous plaintiff herpes following two sexual encounters have gotten significantly higher for the singer.

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.

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