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Global Media USA service member killed in Afghanistan fighting ISIS
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An American soldier was killed and several others injured while fighting the Islamic State militants in eastern Afghanistan, the USA military said. The wounded were later evacuated for treatment, the statement added. The latest death brings the number of American service members killed while involved in the fight against ISIS-K this year to seven, and the total for US troops in Afghanistan this year to 10.

Global Media Dolly Parton to produce first children's album
Author: 0 Dolly Parton to produce first children's album

Dolly Parton's I Believe In You will be released for digital downloads on September 29th, and physical copies of the album will be released on October 13th. "We have put a hundred million books in the hands of children since we started", she said Tuesday. This was followed in 2005 with the National Medal of Arts, the highest honor given by the USA government for excellence in the arts.

Global Media Thousands of pupils get A Level and AS Level results
Author: 0 Thousands of pupils get A Level and AS Level results

This means that, if you miss your grades, you can contact universities directly to see if they will accept you. What do I need to bring to collect A-Level results? Thousands of other students will be applying through Clearing and those who show the confidence and fortitude to chase places will be looked upon favourably by admissions tutors.

Global Media Pauline Hanson wears burka in Australian Senate — BBCI
Author: 0 Pauline Hanson wears burka in Australian Senate — BBCI

His speech earned a standing ovation from Labor, the Greens and independent senator Lucy Gichuhi. "Will the Attorney-General ban this burqa?" FAR RIGHT Australian lawmaker Pauline Hanson has entered the Australian Senate in a burqa, in a move deemed an "appalling" stunt by Australia's top legal official.

Global Media NAFTA has 'failed' Americans, US prepared for drastic overhaul
Author: 0 NAFTA has 'failed' Americans, US prepared for drastic overhaul

The top US trade negotiator says Americans have lost more than 7,000 jobs. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that the U.S. will be focused on reducing the trade deficit by importing less from its neighbors and boosting exports, increasing access to Canadian market for U.S.

Global Media Sierra Leone declares 7 day national mourning for victims of deadly mudslide
Author: 0 Sierra Leone declares 7 day national mourning for victims of deadly mudslide

The Red Cross warned it is a race against time to find survivors. Presidential spokesman Abdulai Baraytay told the BBC that bodies were still being pulled from the mud and rubble. Ben Munson, who works for the charity Street Child in Freetown , said the stories he was hearing on the ground were "horrific". At least 100 houses were wiped out when a hillside in Regent, a mountain town some 15 miles east of Freetown , collapsed, submerging entire buildings and taking people with them.

Global Media Big Ten Releases Conference Schedule
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Additional tip times and television assignments will be announced at a later date. All 14 Big Ten teams will play two league games during the first week of December, thanks to the Big Ten Tournament being scheduled for February 28-March 4.

Global Media Michigan State men's basketball schedule analysis: 4 things to note
Author: 0 Michigan State men's basketball schedule analysis: 4 things to note

Rounding out the top five in the team balloting were MI and Minnesota . Minnesota starts the second month of the season with a December 3 home game against Eastern Michigan . 9) and Minnesota (Jan. 13). And one week after the Creighton game, the Huskers host Kansas. For Nebraska , that means contests two days apart against the two teams that may be the conference favorites.

Global Media Mexican Workers March in Protest of NAFTA Renegotiations
Author: 0 Mexican Workers March in Protest of NAFTA Renegotiations

Freeland delivered part of her remarks in Spanish. The president has also called for revisions of a five-year old trade deal with South Korea, but talks have yet to begin. "We need to sit down and do this like adults, and I hope the administration will look at it this way". Negotiations on the softwood lumber dispute between the two countries are expected to run a separate, parallel track, after the US and Canada failed to settle their dispute over duties in the weeks ahead of the NAFTA talks.

Global Media Colombia declares FARC war over as last guns taken away
Author: 0 Colombia declares FARC war over as last guns taken away

The UN mission has withdrawn 8,112 pieces of weapons and almost 1.3 million cartridges of ammunition from the rebels and then incinerated them. During the ceremony, the head of the United Nations mission to Colombia , Jean Arnault, confirmed that a total of 8,112 weapons and nearly 1.3 million bullets have been incinerated.

Global Media Tanner Ainge loses primary election for Utah's US House seat
Author: 0 Tanner Ainge loses primary election for Utah's US House seat

Moderate Utah Republicans backed Curtis, the only one of the three Republican candidates who didn't vote for Trump previous year. Ainge trailed the pair at 27 percent and conceded shortly after polls closed at 8 p.m. Herrod said before 9:30 p.m. that his campaign's internal polls show him dead-even with Curtis, and that he was not anxious yet. He added that voters "deserve better".

Global Media Pence won't address Trump comments but condemns supremacists
Author: 0 Pence won't address Trump comments but condemns supremacists

Vice President Mike Pence's isn't expected to take questions from reporters after meeting with Chile's president - even though Pence's public schedule had listed a "joint press conference" with Michelle Bachelet (bah-cheh-LET'). The vice president's language went further than that initially used by Trump, who condemned "hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many sides".

Global Media Kim Jong-Un seems to hit pause on sending missiles to Guam
Author: 0 Kim Jong-Un seems to hit pause on sending missiles to Guam

It's of strategic importance to the United States and is the closest USA territory to the Korean peninsula. US officials are debating whether he may want direct talks with Washington about a formal treaty to replace the 1953 armistice agreement that ended the Korean War.

Global Media Fayetteville animal shelter to offer $10 adoptions on August 19
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Humane Society of Manatee County 10 a.m.to 5 p.m.at 2515 14th St. W., Bradenton. Should any animal remain after 5:00 pm on August 19, the Humane Society is committed to staying open as late as 9:00 pm. - WRAL-TV and MIX 101.5 WRAL-FM, in partnership with the Humane Society of the USA, have teamed up with eight local animal shelters to host Clear the Shelters , the third annual nationwide pet adoption drive.

Global Media 5 crewmen missing after Army chopper crashes near Oahu
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Kaena Point is north-west of Honolulu. Kaena is a remote spot where Oahu's northern and western coasts meet to form a peninsula. Coast Guard, Army and Marine Corps aircraft were searching waters off Kaena Point on northwestern Oahu on Wednesday, where a debris field was located about 11:30 p.m.

Global Media Space Station Crew Screams for Ice Cream, SpaceX Delivers
Author: 0 Space Station Crew Screams for Ice Cream, SpaceX Delivers

In addition to the materials for experiments , the payload will also include a supercomputer created by Hewlett Packard called the Spaceborne Computer . A mission to Mars will require computing resources that should be capable of an extended period of uptime, and this is why Spaceborne Computer will be tested for one year.

Global Media Police, Zimbabweans And Grace Mugabe's Lawyers Discuss Model Assault Case
Author: 0 Police, Zimbabweans And Grace Mugabe's Lawyers Discuss Model Assault Case

A spokesman for the Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Clayson Monyela, told The Associated Press that the bid for immunity was under consideration. There was no immediate public comment on the case from Grace, 52, a possible successor to her husband President Robert Mugabe , 93, who has ruled Zimbabwe since 1980.

Global Media DOC searching for two escaped inmates from Goldendale Fire Crew
Author: 0 DOC searching for two escaped inmates from Goldendale Fire Crew

Portland police said early Wednesday that 30-year-old Tyray Hensley Munter was in custody and that they were searching for Maksim Konstantin Petrovskiy, 22. Goldendale is located in south central Washington, 70 miles south of Yakima. DOC and Goldendale Police Department immediately began a search of the immediate area and surrounding neighborhoods.

Global Media Analyst's Indicator Review for AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS), Citigroup Inc
Author: 0 Analyst's Indicator Review for AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS), Citigroup Inc

The correct version of this report can be read at https://www.baseball-news-blog.com/2017/08/14/nisa-investment-advisors-llc-reduces-stake-in-reliance-steel-aluminum-co-rs-updated-updated.html. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the firm will report sales of $12.33 billion per share, with estimates ranging from $11.72 billion to $13.08 billion.

Global Media Israeli forces demolish house of al-Aqsa attack suspect
Author: 0 Israeli forces demolish house of al-Aqsa attack suspect

It added that the "claim that a Palestinian journalist was lightly injured by rubber bullets is now being reviewed". Initial investigations suggest the family members knew about the attack shortly before it happened. Central to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the compound is located in East Jerusalem , occupied by Israel in 1967 and later annexed in a move never recognised by the worldwide community.

Global Media HMS Queen Elizabeth captain 'kept eyes open' for tight docking manoeuvre
Author: 0 HMS Queen Elizabeth captain 'kept eyes open' for tight docking manoeuvre

The carrier was built specifically as a platform for the next generation of fighter jets and is expected to have two dozen F-35B aircraft on board by 2023. She was accompanied by Royal Navy helicopters. . The pilot then took a photo and flew away once the wind had settled. The second aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales , is scheduled to be officially named at Rosyth next month.

Global Media Shah Rukh Khan visits Dilip Kumar
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Veteran Actor, Dilip Kumar has been facing health issues for a while now. In April 2016, he was hospitalised with fever and nausea. "I had heard a lot that I looked like Dilip Sahab but I was never convinced until I happened to watch Dilip Kumar's film in his youth at Ketan Mehta's office and began rubbing my eyes when Ketan informed me it was Dilip Kumar's image!" Captioning the pictures, she wrote: "Message from Saira Banu: Sahab's mooh-bola beta-"son" @ iamsrk visited Sahab ...

Global Media Another LeT commander killed in Kashmir
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Top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander Ayub Lelhari was on Wednesday gunned down by the security forces in an encounter that broke out between Army and terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. Local residents said the vehicle was intercepted and it led to a very brief encounter. "Two policemen were injured in the initial firing after which an encounter started in which Lelhari was killed", police said.

Global Media Sessions blasts sanctuary cities, calls Miami 'good' example
Author: 0 Sessions blasts sanctuary cities, calls Miami 'good' example

The plan, a reversal of previous county policy, was met with criticism by immigration activists and members of minority communities in Miami-Dade. This is highly unusual - making a political attack on a mayor, even if not by name - a week after the City of Chicago sued Sessions in federal court over the administration's bid to cut crime fighting funds to local governments shielding illegal immigrants from immigration agents.

Global Media How to survive a nuclear attack, explained by Guam officials
Author: 0 How to survive a nuclear attack, explained by Guam officials

Last week the reports gave the impression that the plans would be put into action more or less immediately on being completed, and a launch was expected mid-week this week. One of them, Anderson Air Force Base, is the home of long-range bombers now regularly fly over South Korea whenever Pyongyang sets off a missile or weapons test.

Global Media Supreme Court orders NIA probe into Kerala woman's conversion and marriage case
Author: 0 Supreme Court orders NIA probe into Kerala woman's conversion and marriage case

A bench of Chief Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar and Justice DY Chandrachud , ordering the probe, said the court "shall require the presence of the girl", before taking a final call. It had ordered Hadiya to be placed in her parents' protective custody. These people take them in and the marriage is done during that time. "In both, the organisation was involved in getting the women married".

Global Media Susan Calman is the ninth contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2017
Author: 0 Susan Calman is the ninth contestant confirmed for Strictly Come Dancing 2017

Although the official start date is yet to be confirmed, it usually begins in September before finishing in December. The news was announced on this afternoon's Jeremy Vine show on Radio 2. I think I'll be what they call "a challenge". The BBC has already announced who some of the celebrity dancers are and plan to slowly reveal new names over the course of August.

Global Media Dimitar Berbatov in talks with Indian Premier League club Kerala Blasters
Author: 0 Dimitar Berbatov in talks with Indian Premier League club Kerala Blasters

He signed a short-deal deal with Blackburn in 2016 after a number of injury setbacks and will now move to India during the twilight of his career, joining players like Robbie Keane in plying his trade in Asia. Meanwhile, Brown was ecstatic after signing up for the ISL season four as he tweeted, "Hello India, Happy Independence day!" The 37-year-old spent last season at Blackburn Rovers, making just five Championship appearances and scoring once as the once-Premier League side were relegated ...

Global Media Indian, Chinese soldiers hurl stones at each other in Ladakh
Author: 0 Indian, Chinese soldiers hurl stones at each other in Ladakh

Before the BPM is conducted, both the sides usually give a confirmation on it a few days in advance, but this time the Chinese side reportedly did not respond to the invitation. Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said she was not aware of the latest reports , but she added that "Chinese border troops are always committed to maintaining peace on the India-China border".

Global Media US says proud to stand with people of India
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He also made a commitment that the government would continue to fight the corruption . "We are committed for the development of Jammu and Kashmir and this is also the resolve of every Indian", the Prime Minister said. " Corruption will not be tolerated in the country, everyone will be answerable". "There was an environment that the Centre was the big brother and states the younger brothers.

Global Media Remove unsafe game: Centre
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The game, said to have been originated in Russian Federation, gives risky tasks to the participants, each tougher than the last. Manoj C Manu from Vilapilsala in Thiruvananthapuram committed suicide on July 26. "It is understood that an administrator of the game uses social media platforms to invite/incite children to play this game, which may eventually lead the child to take extreme steps for self-inflicting injuries, including suicide".

Global Media President calls for two-track approach in South Korea-Japan relations
Author: 0 President calls for two-track approach in South Korea-Japan relations

North Korean state media reported Monday that the military delivered a plan to leader Kim Jong Un to test-fire missiles into the waters around the US territory of Guam in the South Pacific. Pyongyang, however, apparently toned down its threats on Tuesday as Kim Jong-un reportedly chose to observe United States behaviour "a little more" before undertaking the attack, according to North Korea's official KCNA news agency.

Global Media MPs who signed off on Big Ben didn't know about silence
Author: 0 MPs who signed off on Big Ben didn't know about silence

Mr Gray, who sat on the administration committee which first approved the work, said there was never any indication it would mean Big Ben being out of action for so long. It seems to me draconian to think it will only chime eight times in four years'. Caling the plan "mad", Brexit Secretary David Davis said he didn't see why the clock needed to stay silent for the majority of the four-year construction project and told the estate's authorities to " just get on with it ".

Global Media Has Blue Whale game claimed its first victim in Kerala?
Author: 0 Has Blue Whale game claimed its first victim in Kerala?

These reports prompted Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi to write a letter to the Home Minister and IT Minister asking for the game to be removed from social media sites. The victim was identified as Ankan Dey, class 10th student, who committed suicide by hanging himself at his residence in Anandpur town of West Midnapore district.

Global Media Offaly students prepare for Leaving Results
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The Leaving Cert results came out this morning and there will be 58,543 students anxiously checking their results and seeing if they got the points they wanted. It allows pupils to secure points for college applications if they achieve between 30 and 39% in higher level papers. "And that is going to have a huge, significant affect I think on a number of areas".

Global Media Korea tensions ease as Moon urges calm
Author: 0 Korea tensions ease as Moon urges calm

Earlier this year, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi suggested a dual freeze, whereby North Korea might "suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for the suspension of large-scale US-Republic of Korea military exercises". Both exercises, according to US Forces Korea, are created to "highlight the longstanding military partnership" between the two countries and improve stability and security on the Korean Peninsula.

Global Media Philippines police kill 32 in bloodiest night of Duterte's war on drugs
Author: 0 Philippines police kill 32 in bloodiest night of Duterte's war on drugs

Duterte has vowed to protect police who kill drug suspects under suspicious circumstances. Caramat said the operations they conducted were legal and that they prepared for over a month before executing the anti-drug sweep. Duterte said previous year he would be "happy to slaughter" three million addicts. Duterte won a landslide victory in presidential elections past year after promising an unprecedented war on drugs in which tens of thousands of people would be killed.

Global Media Some thoughts on Kim Jong-un's nuclear weapons
Author: 0 Some thoughts on Kim Jong-un's nuclear weapons

North Korea frequently calls joint military maneuvers between the USA and South Korea as preparations for an invasion. Importantly, North Korea has shown it has some understanding of Trump. Kim Jong Un's statement followed President Trump's promise of " fire and fury " if North Korea continued to threaten the US and, on Monday, Mattis saying any sign North Korea was attempting to fire a missile at the USA territory of Guam would amount to "game on".

Global Media Manchester attack: Man hailed 'hero' charged with bank card theft at Arena
Author: 0 Manchester attack: Man hailed 'hero' charged with bank card theft at Arena

The online fundraising page for Parker was set up by Michael Johns, who said he felt compelled to help "one of our most vulnerable in society who showed great selflessness and courage". The concert, named We Are Manchester, will take place on September 9, with all profits going towards establishing a permanent memorial to the victims of the attack, who were killed in the immediate aftermath of a concert by the American pop star Ariana Grande .

Global Media U.S. stocks jump as geopolitical tension eases
Author: 0 U.S. stocks jump as geopolitical tension eases

Stocks opened slightly higher in the US after suffering a considerable correction this week as the North Korea story emerged. Brent was last at $50.72, down 2.65 percent on the day after rising as high as $52.38 earlier. However, market watchers said equity markets remained focused on the deepening geopolitical crisis, as angry threats from Washington and Pyongyang stoke fears of a catastrophic miscalculation with global consequences.

Global Media Chinese, Indian Troops Throw Rocks in Border Clash
Author: 0 Chinese, Indian Troops Throw Rocks in Border Clash

The Chinese soldiers hurled stones while attempting to enter Ladakh region near Pangong Lake on Tuesday but were confronted by Indian soldiers, said a top police officer. She added that Chinese border troops were always "committed to maintain peace and tranquillity" along the Sino-India border. "And we urge the India side to abide by the Line of Actual Control", she said.

Global Media Barack Obama's Charlottesville violence tweet becomes most 'liked' tweet in history
Author: 0 Barack Obama's Charlottesville violence tweet becomes most 'liked' tweet in history

The former president tweeted a Nelson Mandela quote on the day of violent chaos in Charlottesville . His tweet was retweeted 1.2 million times as of late Tuesday night. Protesters had gathered in the town to hold a counter-demonstration against white supremacists, KKK members and neo-Nazis who were holding a protest of their own against the removal of a Confederate statue.

Global Media North Korea: 'The military is ready to attack - waiting for the order'
Author: 0 North Korea: 'The military is ready to attack - waiting for the order'

North Korea has said its military presented leader Kim Jong Un with plans to launch missiles into waters near Guam . Secretary of State Rex TillersonRex Wayne TillersonState Department quietly establishes new cybersecurity office Pentagon, State Department chiefs seek to soothe fears over North Korea The danger of ignoring Russian interference overseas MORE said Tuesday that the United States was still interested in talks with North Korea , but he put the onus on North Korean ...

Author: 0 CIA's Pompeo says no 'imminent' threat of nuclear war

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un said he would hold off on a planned missile strike near Guam , but warned the highly provocative move would go ahead in the event of further "reckless actions" by Washington . His visit comes after Trump announced he was prepared to release " fire and fury " if North Korea continues to threaten the United States, making clear the military is "locked and loaded".

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