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Global Media 41 dead in two Brazil boat wrecks
Author: 0 41 dead in two Brazil boat wrecks

A passenger boat carrying about 70 people sank in the northern Brazilian state of Pará, with at least seven people confirmed dead, authorities said on Wednesday. Ferries , fishing vessels and big commercial ships ply the Amazon waterways as one of the main forms of transport in a region with relatively few roads.

Global Media Decision to open more bars in State
Author: 0 Decision to open more bars in State

The Supreme Court on Wednesday clarified that its ban on the sale of liquor within 500 m of state and national highways does not apply to licensed outlets that fall within municipal area. According to Kothare, most of the owners of retail liquor shops and bars had already paid the license fee for renewal, although they knew that the ban was to be imposed on June 1.

Author: 0 Trump's approval rating dips below 40% for first time after Charlottesville

That speech prompted Republican strategist Rick Wilson, a Trump critic, to opine on CNN that the speech was "an astounding chain of lies tied together by lunatic asides by a man who obviously is mentally unstable". Seventy-one percent say his behavior is not what they expect from a president, while 27 percent disagree. In a poll earlier this week by USA public radio and television networks and Marist University, 62 percent of respondents said the statues should not be removed.

Global Media Birth mom of Savannah Leckie is charged with her murder
Author: 0 Birth mom of Savannah Leckie is charged with her murder

Sheriff Reed says investigators saw "red flags" early on in the investigation, which is why they obtained the search warrant that lead to the discovery of Savannah's remains. Mrs Ruud told investigators that she put Savannah up for adoption when she was born and that the girl spent most of her life in Minnesota. A 16-year-old girl who may have been murdered by her biological mother with the aid of her mother's boyfriend suffered horrific abuse in the months leading up to her death, according ...

Author: 0 Donald Trump to Continue 16-Year War in Afghanistan

Qamar Javed Bajwa said: "We are not looking for any material or financial assistance from the U.S but trust, understanding and acknowledgement of our contributions", according to the military's media wing Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Global Media Top Trump aide's email draws new scrutiny in Russian Federation inquiry
Author: 0 Top Trump aide's email draws new scrutiny in Russian Federation inquiry

Hall told the Washington Post of Papadopoulos' attempts to set up a meeting between Trump officials and the Kremlin. The email from top Trump campaign official Rick Dearborn to other campaign staff mentioned that an unnamed individual was working on connecting campaign officials to the Kremlin, CNN reported late Wednesday.

Global Media Executions ready to start again in Florida
Author: 0 Executions ready to start again in Florida

Racial discrimination was one of the death penalty's flaws - along with its costs, risks and failure as a deterrent - cited by State Attorney Ayala, the first African American to be elected to that position in Florida . "In other words, this court after giving notice of a change of fact decided that Mr. Asay was not entitled to be heard at all, let alone meaningfully heard, as to what this change in fact means in regards to the litigation that has occurred during the past 26 years regarding ...

Global Media Washington mulls supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons - USA defense secretary
Author: 0 Washington mulls supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons - USA defense secretary

Mattis attended a Ukranian Independence Day parade in the capital before sitting down with his Ukrainian counterpart, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak, and President Petro Poroshenko . He recalled a statement by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that the United States would insist on restoring Ukraine's territorial integrity and guaranteeing the security of all Ukrainian citizens.

Global Media West Bengal: Despite high court ruling, Mamata restricts Durga visarjan on Muharram
Author: 0 West Bengal: Despite high court ruling, Mamata restricts Durga visarjan on Muharram

After issuing an order against the immersion of Durga idols on Dashami, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee clarified on Wednesday night that except a 24-hour period, immersions can take place. Several people were injured in clashes between Hindus and Muslims in North 24 Parganas. "I urge everybody to cooperate with the administration and also with each other so that there was no communal problem", she said after a meeting with the organisers of the community Durga Puja committees ...

Global Media Najib's USA visit 'to celebrate 60th anniversary of bilateral ties'
Author: 0 Najib's USA visit 'to celebrate 60th anniversary of bilateral ties'

Both the Malaysian government and the White House said the two countries were looking forward to celebrating the 60th anniversary of bilateral ties. Malaysia is one of the U.S.'s closest allies and trading partners in Southeast Asia. In civil lawsuits, the Justice Department has sought to seize a total of about US$1.7 billion in assets it says were bought with misappropriated 1MDB funds.

Global Media Karnataka BJP claims credit for Triple Talaq decision; Congress guarded in response
Author: 0 Karnataka BJP claims credit for Triple Talaq decision; Congress guarded in response

Khan told the BBC , 'We are extremely happy. The apex court has given crores of Muslim women the right to live with self-respect, equality and dignity by declaring the triple talaq unconstitutional . Justice Kurian Joseph who wrote one of the two majority verdicts agreed with the minority verdict penned by Chief Justice J S Khehar that The Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act, 1937, is not a law regulating talaq .

Author: 0 FARAKHABAR: Afghan Envoy Discusses New US Strategy

Addressing the terrorist group directly, he said, "We may not win one, but neither will you". Meanwhile, the United States media continued to debate President Trump's new strategy on Afghanistan and South Asia as an opinion article in the New York Times cautioned that alienating Pakistan could make the situation in Afghanistan far worse.

Global Media 'Lalu's benami property must be confiscated for opening orphanages'
Author: 0 'Lalu's benami property must be confiscated for opening orphanages'

The poster also features Tej Pratap Yadav- another son of RJD Supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav who was also the Health Minister of Bihar in Nitish Kumar's cabinet during "Mahagathbandhan" government. Tejashwi Yadav also said he has not been allowed to hold a meeting in Bhagalpur for more than a week as the "government is afraid" that he will expose Srijan scam and the leaders behind it.

Global Media Body found in search for missing U.S. sailors
Author: 0 Body found in search for missing U.S. sailors

Both countries said they were leading the search and rescue operation for the missing sailors. The International Court of Justice ruled in 2008 that Pedra Branca, which means "white rock" in Portuguese, belonged to Singapore and a nearby feature called Middle Rocks belonged to Malaysia.

Global Media Harvey: Dangerous Storm For Entire Gulf
Author: 0 Harvey: Dangerous Storm For Entire Gulf

Tropical Depression Harvey reformed Wednesday in the Gulf of Mexico and is forecast to strengthen and move northwest towards the middle Texas coast by Friday night. Should the system become a tropical storm, forecasters say it will likely move toward the southeast coast of Florida, largely avoiding the Gulf of Mexico.

Global Media Chad shuts Qatari embassy, tells staff to leave
Author: 0 Chad shuts Qatari embassy, tells staff to leave

According a statement released on Thursday by the Qatari Foreign Ministry's Public Relations Office, the top Qatari diplomat will return to Iran to resume his diplomatic work. Qatar long has denied funding extremists. So far, Qatar has largely stared down its neighbors, ignoring an initial 10-day deadline to respond to their demands and continuing to seek a diplomatic solution.

Global Media Islamic State claims attacks in Spain, Russia
Author: 0 Islamic State claims attacks in Spain, Russia

Police are investigating whether the suspect stabbed the Spanish man and stole his auto, some 90 minutes after the Barcelona attack . "There is no doubt that Pau Perez was stabbed by Younes Abouyaaqoub ", (the only attacker at large), confirmed Josep Lluis Trapero, chief of the Catalan police, Mossos d'Esquadra.

Global Media Opposition steps up protest against Kerala Health Minister
Author: 0 Opposition steps up protest against Kerala Health Minister

The government had already moved the High Court to expunge the remark against the minister. Mr Vijayan's stand on the controversy was unusual, he said and alleged that the Chief Minister was protecting the minister. Shylaja, said K.V , As Reported By Hindu . UDF MLAs V P Sajeendran, N Shamsuddin, Roji M John, Eldose Kunnappally and T V Ibrahim have been on a "satyagraha" demanding the minister's resignation.

Global Media The Russian ambassador to Khartoum, who was found dead in his residence
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KHARTOUM | The ambassador of Russian Federation to Sudan , Mirgayas Shirinsky, was found dead Wednesday in his residence in Khartoum announced that the sudanese ministry of foreign Affairs. Both the deaths were among the high profile assassination events of the year. Nine have died since late 2016. Shirinsky is the ninth Russian diplomat to have died within a year.

Global Media Australia strengthens sanctions over Syria's chemical weapons program
Author: 0 Australia strengthens sanctions over Syria's chemical weapons program

North Korea and Syria had reportedly been cooperating on efforts to fix and maintain Syria's arsenal of short-range Scud missiles and the country's air defense systems. North Korea has been caught doing business with a Syrian agency responsible for the country's chemical weapons program, Reuters reported Monday quoting a United Nations report.

Global Media Citizenship scandal MPs face nervous wait for High Court ruling
Author: 0 Citizenship scandal MPs face nervous wait for High Court ruling

Both Senators Nash and Xenophon will refer their dual citizenship cases to the High Court when Parliament returns on September 4. Unlike the two Greens senators, Joyce and the four others refused to reign and referred their case to Australia's High Court, where legal experts say, they have little chance.

Author: 0 England beat France to reach Women's World Cup final

England kept their opponents pinned back after the break, and it took some superb French defence to deny them after 20 phases of forward-dominated attacking, before a penalty was awarded for offside and Scarratt landed her second-successful kick.

Global Media Trump Hints That Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is 'Going to Be Fine'
Author: 0 Trump Hints That Sheriff Joe Arpaio Is 'Going to Be Fine'

Trump gave signs of pardoning the controversial former sheriff, who was convicted last month of criminal contempt at a rally in Phoenix, Ariz. Tonight he went even further, defending his own failed responses to white supremacy, and claiming that 'they're trying to take away our history and our heritage'.

Global Media LG to Build Plant for Electric Vehicles in US
Author: 0 LG to Build Plant for Electric Vehicles in US

LG Electronics has been making efforts to beef up its vehicle component business. The project will mean at least 292 new MI jobs, including factory workers in Hazel Park and engineers at the expanded LG R&D Center in Troy, Mich. LG Electronics has four business units: home entertainment, mobile communications, home appliance & air solutions, and vehicle components. The company will soon begin construction on the world's most advanced production plant for washing machines in Clarksville, ...

Author: 0 Afghanistan calls for peace as USA refuses to pull-out

He said that Haqqanis and other terrorist groups had been eliminated from North Waziristan during the major offensive launched during 2014. "China is committed to facilitating Afghanistan's peace and reconciliation process and political dialogue is the only solution to the Afghanistan issue", Yang said.

Global Media USA president raises stakes on Mexico border wall project
Author: 0 USA president raises stakes on Mexico border wall project

The DHS officials said 126,472 apprehensions have been made in the first half of this year, a 46 percent increase from the first half of 2016. She tweeted that the email's objective was to provide reporters with "research on Trump's lies" and noted that DNC chair Tom Perez earlier this month said a massive border wall along the southern border of the USA is "ludicrous" and a waste of tax dollars.

Global Media United Nations warns U.S. over alarming racism
Author: 0 United Nations warns U.S. over alarming racism

The UN warning marks the seventh such alert issued in the past decade. They mainly concern countries gripped by ethnic and religious strife, including Burundi, Nigeria, Iraq and Ivory Coast. Trump drew widespread condemnation when he blamed both sides for violence that broke out at a rally in Charlottesville, Va., organized by neo-Nazis and white nationalists.

Global Media U.S. lawmakers welcome sanctions on Chinese, Russian companies
Author: 0 U.S. lawmakers welcome sanctions on Chinese, Russian companies

President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday placed sanctions on various Russian and Chinese companies and individuals that have conducted business with North Korea. China's Foreign Ministry quickly demanded a withdrawal of the new Treasury Department sanctions, insisting the government in Beijing has fully complied with U.N.

Global Media 12 killed after record-setting Typhoon Hato hits southern China
Author: 0 12 killed after record-setting Typhoon Hato hits southern China

Structures were left in shambles after Typhoon Hato hit Macau. Most businesses in Hong Kong were forced to close on Wednesday as a result of wind and rain and uprooted trees and wreaked havoc around the city. Swathes of marine rubbish washed up on beaches and in coastal residential areas, including white globs of palm oil which have been coming ashore since a massive spillage at sea earlier this month.

Global Media A Majority of Black Americans Think Confederate Statues Should Not Be Removed
Author: 0 A Majority of Black Americans Think Confederate Statues Should Not Be Removed

The statue is in the state's Confederate Monumental Park and sits next door to the Old Capitol where MS voted to secede on January 7, 1861, in order to maintain and expand slavery into "free" states. The military bases named after Southern generals need new names, too; why honor men who committed treason against the very United States these bases are obligated to defend? Texas has a lot of monuments to fallen heroes.

Global Media Company Connects Washington Salmon Escape To Solar Eclipse, High Tides
Author: 0 Company Connects Washington Salmon Escape To Solar Eclipse, High Tides

Cooke estimated several thousand Atlantic salmon escaped. It is unknown the exact number of fish that escaped, but Warren said the net was holding about three million pounds of fish when it imploded. "But virtually nothing has been done to solve any of them". Anglers do not have to report Atlantic salmon on their catch record cards. A more detailed written report is then submitted to the department within seven days.

Global Media Trudeau in Montreal to discuss asylum seekers
Author: 0 Trudeau in Montreal to discuss asylum seekers

The government is also deploying immigration officials to Cornwall, Ontario, to be able to do "on-site" eligibility hearings, Hussen said. But in the first two weeks of August, more than 3,600 people crossed into the country from the US. regardless of (their) faith". The ministers sought to disabuse migrants of the notions that they could stay in Canada for purely economic reasons and that the process would be easy.

Global Media Verdict on Right to Privacy today: 6 things you need to know
Author: 0 Verdict on Right to Privacy today: 6 things you need to know

Besides CJI Khehar, the other judges of the nine-judge bench are Justices J Chelameswar , S A Bobde, R K Agrawal, R F Nariman, A M Sapre, D Y Chandrachud, S K Kaul and S Abdul Nazeer . The petitioners had argued that right to life under Article 21 of the constitution would include the right to privacy though it is not expressly stated in the constitution.

Author: 0 Pakistan holds no safe havens for terrorists: Aizaz Chaudhry

The statement said no country in the world has done more than Pakistan to counter the menace of terrorism. He said President Trump's statement was discussed at a session of the Federal Cabinet on Tuesday and it would be further discussed at the forthcoming session of the National Security Committee with a view to formulating a comprehensive and unified response.

Global Media Powerball fever hits the Midlands ahead of big drawing
Author: 0 Powerball fever hits the Midlands ahead of big drawing

For some, the grand prize would be their opporunity to donate to charities they care about. However, there are some things Laura Albert, UW-Madison probability expert says you should consider before picking your numbers. Players have roughly a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to win the second prize of at least $1 million. Stafford Pelish said he usually takes that approach and bought a ticket Tuesday night.

Global Media North Korea has demonstrated some level of restraint: Rex Tillerson
Author: 0 North Korea has demonstrated some level of restraint: Rex Tillerson

China is North Korea's neighbor and main trading partner and USA foreign policy experts say Chinese companies have long had a key role in financing Pyongyang . The US has just praised the North for refraining from provocations amid drills in the region with ally South Korea . The agency slapped sanctions on 16 Chinese and Russian individuals and companies, accusing them of supporting North Korea's nuclear program and attempting to evade USA sanctions.

Global Media Energy firm behind controversial oil Dakota Access Pipeline sues demonstrators
Author: 0 Energy firm behind controversial oil Dakota Access Pipeline sues demonstrators

The company behind the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is suing Greenpeace and other organizations it has labeled as "rogue environmental groups and militant individuals". BankTrack called the allegations "outrageous" and, echoing Greenpeace, said in a statement that the lawsuit is an attempt "to silence civil society organizations, and to curb their crucial role in helping to foster business conduct globally that protects the environment, recognizes the rights and interests of all ...

Global Media Nasarawa State pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia - Amirul Hajj
Author: 0 Nasarawa State pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia - Amirul Hajj

Saudi Arabian Airlines on Sunday said Qatari authorities had refused to grant a Saudi Arabian Airlines flight, scheduled to transport Qatari hajj pilgrims, permission to land at Hamad International Airport. Hajj is a pilgrimage to Mecca that every able-bodied and financially able Muslim is obliged to undertake at least once during their lifetime. Muslims from around the world gather in Makkah to perform the annual Hajj.

Global Media White House sends trans military ban rules to Pentagon
Author: 0 White House sends trans military ban rules to Pentagon

A White House memo will instruct Defense Secretary Jim Mattis to discharge transgender servicemembers on the grounds of "deployability", or the ability to serve in a war zone, according to officials who spoke to the Wall Street Journal . That took the Pentagon by surprise. The memo, which is expected to drop in the next few days, will give Mattis six months to prepare for the ban's execution.

Global Media Bawana bypoll: Total voter turnout dips to 45 per cent
Author: 0 Bawana bypoll: Total voter turnout dips to 45 per cent

The voting began at 8 am and progressed at a slow pace in the first few hours and rose to 24.39 per cent even after five hours of voting at 1 am, said officials. The Congress has fielded Surender Kumar who is a three-time MLA from Bawana. An AAP volunteer at a polling booth in Pooth Khurd village in Bawana constituency said: "Low voter turnout is worrying".

Global Media Federal court rejects revised Texas voter ID law, state plans to appeal
Author: 0 Federal court rejects revised Texas voter ID law, state plans to appeal

A federal judge in Texas has again thrown out the state's controversial voter ID law, which required voters to show one of several approved forms of photo ID to cast a ballot. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton responded to Wednesday's ruling with a statement promising to appeal the lower court's "outrageous" new decision.

Global Media Tinder Date Steals Dog, Laptop, Package
Author: 0 Tinder Date Steals Dog, Laptop, Package

Leonia police say that an 18-year-old woman was house and dog sitting for a friend on August 20 when the thefts occurred. Elena Ramirez, a resident of Garfield , said she got a call from her brother on Monday saying a white a dog was running around near where they lived.

Global Media Woman caught on camera stealing, hiding bottles of liquor in clothes
Author: 0 Woman caught on camera stealing, hiding bottles of liquor in clothes

But as she continued "shopping", she started hiding bottles in her trousers and even her top. At first, the video shows her putting the bottles in her purse. Police are offering $300 for information in the case. Several other persons may have been involved and were also wanted for questioning in connection with this event.

Global Media USA to impose restrictions on China and Russian Federation for supporting North Korea
Author: 0 USA to impose restrictions on China and Russian Federation for supporting North Korea

The Treasury Department says the new round of sanctions complements those passed by the United Nations Security Council earlier this month. "Treasury will continue to increase pressure on North Korea by targeting those who support the advancement of nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and isolating them from the American financial system", Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in the statement .

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