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Global Media Singapore teen blogger granted USA asylum over fears of political persecution
Author: 0 Singapore teen blogger granted USA asylum over fears of political persecution

Cole had granted her client's application for asylum. Yee had been in U.S. immigration detention since last December, having been held by USA authorities since arriving at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The Singapore Embassy in Washington could not be reached for comment after business hours on Friday evening. Activist Shelley Thio, of the rights group Community Action Network Singapore, said Yee's mother, Mary, received the news of the decision "with much relief".

Global Media 6 militants, 6 soldiers killed in Chechen firefight
Author: 0 6 militants, 6 soldiers killed in Chechen firefight

According to preliminary information, six soldiers were also killed during the clash. The military base was put on high alert following the incident. In a statement, the National Guard said the rebels tried to storm the base in heavy fog at around 2.30 a.m.

Global Media Trump's pattern: Make claim first, then wait for facts
Author: 0 Trump's pattern: Make claim first, then wait for facts

This is McCarthyism!" Earlier this month Trump tweeted "Terrible!" President Trump recently heralded the first jobs report of his presidency by saying through his press secretary Sean Spicer that the numbers were " very real ", despite the fact that he spent much of his predecessor's presidency decrying them as fake.

Author: 0 China's Premier denies militarisation of South China Sea islands

The agreement seems to have paid off as total 2016 exports have been recorded at $107.8 billion. He said the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) would "show to our region and the world that free trade will deliver benefits to all human beings".

Global Media Metropolitan police remember officer slain in London terror attack
Author: 0 Metropolitan police remember officer slain in London terror attack

Constable Keith Palmer was killed by British-born terrorist Khalid Masood , 52, in the Wednesday attack . "Our working assumption is that he was inspired by worldwide terrorism", said Britain's most senior counterterrorism police officer, Mark Rowley, adding: "Islamist-related terrorism is our assumption".

Global Media South Korea raises sunken ferry that cost hundreds of lives
Author: 0 South Korea raises sunken ferry that cost hundreds of lives

Families of some of the 304 deceased have been present on the coastline watching the procedure as authorities expect there are at least nine bodies still on board. Workers planned to complete loading the ferry onto a semi-submersible transport vessel by midnight Friday. "I thought we finally can find the missing nine", Lee Geum-hee, the mother of a missing schoolgirl, said.

Author: 0 Charlton pays tribute to fan killed in Westminster attack

Asked if the family had been told, he said: 'They are fully aware of it, and they are overwhelmed by it, as they are overwhelmed about everything that's happening at the moment. He will be deeply missed. "An officer by the name of Keith Palmer was happy to pose with us for a photo once he learned that we had travelled all the way from Alice Springs in the Northern Territory, Australia", Mr Thorogood wrote.

Global Media British police reveal more details of Parliament terrorist
Author: 0 British police reveal more details of Parliament terrorist

Other victims include Kurt Cochran of Utah, 54, whose wife was also seriously injured; Police Constable Keith Palmer, 48; and Aysha Frade, 43, who was reportedly on her way to pick her children up from school. Police say Masood has had a string of convictions between 1983 and 2003 for offenses including assault and possession of an offensive weapon. Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old Briton with a history of violent offences but no terrorist convictions, was shot by police on Wednesday after a ...

Global Media The moment Khalid Masood was shot during the Westminster attack
Author: 0 The moment Khalid Masood was shot during the Westminster attack

Masood was born in Kent and "was known to police and has a range of previous convictions for assaults, including [grievous bodily harm ], possession of offensive weapons and public order offences", Scotland Yard said Thursday. Islamic State claimed responsibility for Masood's attack, although it was unclear what links - if any - he had with the militant group. Iwona Romek, a former neighbour from Birmingham, told reporters: "When I saw the pictures on TV and in the papers of the man who ...

Author: 0 Tributes to a courageous officer and family man

Lizzie Owens served in the same unit as Mr. Palmer, the officer who was stabbed to death inside the gates of the British parliament on Wednesday. Conservative MP Keith Palmer today (Thursday) paid tribute to his former comrade PC Keith Palmer, who died in the Westminster terror attack yesterday.

Global Media Calfano Analysis: Status of Healthcare Vote
Author: 0 Calfano Analysis: Status of Healthcare Vote

The White House and Republican leaders say the vote will be tight and it's unclear if the legislation will pass. Lawmakers will vote later Friday. My worry is Obamacare is - is going to be getting even worse. In a late-game development Wednesday night, the conservative House Freedom caucus indicated it may have struck a deal with the White House to include a repeal of " essential health benefits " in the leadership's bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.

Global Media Mamata Banerjee supporting jihadi activities in West Bengal, says RSS
Author: 0 Mamata Banerjee supporting jihadi activities in West Bengal, says RSS

Asked about reports of her party MP K D Singh funding the entire sting operation, she said, "K D Singh had relations with the BJP for running his own business". At this stage, I can only make some remarks in general. Mamata had indicated she would stop everything that dealt with the central government, particularly PM Modi, whom she is determined to oppose, especially after demonetisation.

Global Media JD Martinez to miss 3-4 weeks with sprained Lisfranc ligament
Author: 0 JD Martinez to miss 3-4 weeks with sprained Lisfranc ligament

J.D. Martinez will be shut down for 3-4 weeks after being diagnosed with a sprained Lisfranc ligament in his right foot. Martinez, a 2015 All-Star and American League Silver Slugger recipient, was limited to 120 games last season as the result of a fractured right elbow that held him out of big-league action for about two months.

Global Media North Korea prepping nuclear test in next few days
Author: 0 North Korea prepping nuclear test in next few days

The manner of Kim's death-sprayed with a VX nerve agent by two women who appear to have been unwittingly recruited by North Korean agents-was an act of pure terrorism, and one more piece of evidence that North Korea's current dictator, like his father and grandfather before him, has only contempt for the sovereignty of foreign countries.

Global Media Trump warned his anti-EU stance could start war
Author: 0 Trump warned his anti-EU stance could start war

Asked if May's absence from the gathering would be an elephant in the room, Mr Juncker responded: "She is not an elephant", adding that he likes her "as a person". "We're waiting for the guidelines from the European Council president but our final stance in these negotiations will be calibrated after we evaluate the concrete demands and the elements the United Kingdom will present in its official notification to exit the EU", Birchall said.

Global Media No vote on health care plan
Author: 0 No vote on health care plan

Trump is offering his support for House Speaker Paul Ryan at a White House event announcing the presidential permit about the Keystone XL pipeline. Asked if Ryan should remain as speaker if the bill fails, Trump says, "Yes". Addressing reporters following the decision, Ryan described the decision to pull the American Health Care Act as a setback, but claimed his caucus is now "motivated more than ever to step up our game".

Global Media 130-day Nagas' blockade of Manipur lifted
Author: 0 130-day Nagas' blockade of Manipur lifted

After nearly 130 days, apex body of Nagas in Manipur United Naga Council (UNC) has chose to lift the economic blockade on two highways which it imposed following the earlier congress government's decision to create seven new districts in Manipur.

Global Media Officer Who Killed Laquan McDonald Indicted on 16 Additional Charges
Author: 0 Officer Who Killed Laquan McDonald Indicted on 16 Additional Charges

Do you have a problem with this? The video contradicted police claims that McDonald lunged at police with the knife. The new indictment was announced during at a Thursday hearing. The department said in a report in January that Chicago police routinely violated the civil rights of people, citing excessive force, racially discriminatory conduct and a "code of silence" to thwart investigations into police misconduct.

Author: 0 Australia vs India Fourth Test, Day One from Dharamsala

In what shapes as a catastrophic blow to his team, Kohli has all but ruled himself out of the biggest match of his captaincy career, after admitting he's not fit enough to meet his own criteria for playing. "If I'm 100 per cent fit for the game is the only condition that I will take the field". Mohammed Shami's inclusion in the squad for the final Test means he would most likely make the cut in the playing XI.

Global Media Chris Coleman dismisses Hamann remarks about Bale challenge on John O'Shea
Author: 0 Chris Coleman dismisses Hamann remarks about Bale challenge on John O'Shea

Bale's suspension is arguably a bigger hurdle for Chris Coleman's side to overcome, but the Real Madrid star insists he did no wrong after being cautioned following what referee Nicola Rizzoli deemed was a foul on John O'Shea. Jon Walters and Shane Long will nearly certainly start in attack with the one recognised wide berth going to James McClean. "At the end of it all, the most important thing is Seamus' health".

Author: 0 Westminster terror killings: South Yorkshire Police Band pays tribute to fallen colleague

The assailant - identified by Scotland Yard as United Kingdom native Khalid Masood - careened through the area at about 2:40 p.m. local time, hitting dozens of pedestrians before crashing into the gate outside the Palace of Westminster. "Would the Prime Minister, in recognition of the work that he did and the other police officers and public servants here in the House do, consider recognizing his gallantry and sacrifice formally with a posthumous recognition?" It read: "Keith will be ...

Global Media Supreme Court overturns Gorsuch ruling against student with disabilities
Author: 0 Supreme Court overturns Gorsuch ruling against student with disabilities

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's views "threatened" an autistic boy's education, according to the father of the boy, who spoke to senators Thursday. "The IDEA demands more". That statute conditions federal funds to school districts on their compliance with specific minimum standards for accommodating disabled students - or, if they are unable to do so, on their reimbursement of the expense of sending a disabled student to an appropriate private school.

Global Media Sonia Gandhi is back, hale and hearty: Congress
Author: 0 Sonia Gandhi is back, hale and hearty: Congress

After consulting with an astrologer, Janardhana Poojary declared this week that the party's salvation was Mr Gandhi's 14-year-old niece. She had left the country earlier this month for an undisclosed destination, which the Congress said was for a "routine medical check-up".

Global Media Pope Francis Warns Against Other Countries Leaving The EU
Author: 0 Pope Francis Warns Against Other Countries Leaving The EU

Celebrations at the event have been muted by uneasiness in the Union due to prolonged economic crises, the unresolved migrant situation in many countries and Britain's referendum vote to leave the bloc. The leader of Szydlo's ruling Law and Justice party (PiS), Jaroslaw Kaczynski, said back in 2015 that refugees could bring diseases and parasites to Poland, which is staunchly Roman Catholic and has very few Muslim immigrants.

Author: 0 Muslim woman pictured on Westminster Bridge requests media stop using her image

After finding out what happened amid the chaos, she not only called her family, but also stopped to help a woman along her way home. What the image didn't show were her efforts to help at the scene, she said . This time another twitter user posted a photograph of a white man doing the same thing-of course, this tweet hasn't even got a bit of the attention that the photo of the Muslim woman had.

Global Media OHCHR needs $362000 to implement Sri Lanka resolution
Author: 0 OHCHR needs $362000 to implement Sri Lanka resolution

This was in addition to the original sponsors - the USA, U.K., Montenegro and Macedonia. Presenting an oral update on the rights situation in Sri Lanka, the top United Nations human rights official today said that a general lack of trust in the impartiality of the justice system in the country regarding past violations and continuing "unwillingness or inability" to address impunity reinforces the need for global participation in a judicial mechanism.

Author: 0 Air India staffer assault case: Delhi Police books MP Ravindra Gaikwad

If that was not enough, he even bragged about how he hit the Air India staffer 25 times with his sandal. "Shiv Sena is a frustrated party be it the leader or the worker". He alleges that he was pushed and yelled at by Air India staff members. The MP has refused to apologise to the Air India staff and said that the AI staff needs to apologise.

Global Media PM to meet MPs from Guj at his house today
Author: 0 PM to meet MPs from Guj at his house today

The party MPs from Daman & Diu and Andaman and Nicobar Islands also attended the meeting with the Prime Minister. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet all parliamentarians of Gujarat over breakfast today and is likely to discuss assembly polls in the state, sources told Mirror.

Global Media North Dakota joins ranks of constitutional carry states
Author: 0 North Dakota joins ranks of constitutional carry states

The new law will permit most people 18 and older to bypass background checks and gun classes that are now required. Rep. Karianne Lisonbee, R-Clearfield, brought the bill forward, arguing that it will help young women protect themselves from sexual assailants on college campuses.

Global Media Former Trump campaign chief 'offered to help Putin advance interests'
Author: 0 Former Trump campaign chief 'offered to help Putin advance interests'

He also said Tony Podesta, a Clinton campaign fundraiser and brother of Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, lobbied against sanctions for Russia's largest bank a year ago. A spokesman for Deripaska declined to answer questions, the AP said. Among other new details, the AP reported that Manafort had made plans to open an office in Moscow and that some of the work that Manafort did in Ukraine - work that was already publicly known - was actually directed by Deripaska.

Global Media Third journalist killed in Mexico in month
Author: 0 Third journalist killed in Mexico in month

One of her children who was with her at the time was unhurt. She was rushed to hospital, but died during the transportation. According to the CPJ, 38 journalists have been killed in Mexico since 1992 for motives confirmed as directly related to their work.

Author: 0 House Leaders 'Came Up Short' In Effort To Kill Obamacare

The headline was apparently referring to former Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's now infamous comment in 2010, when Congress was considering the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, in which she seemed to suggest legislators should pass the bill without fully understanding its contents.

Author: 0 Remembering the victims of the terror attack in Great Britain

I liked his amusing hat so I asked him if we could take a picture with me. He said he was grateful his sister would recover. Police earlier said the victim was in his mid-50s. She had lived in London for several years with her Portuguese husband, he said, but she had relatives in Betanzos. A spring break trip to see her son in London captured so much more than Wellington mom, Staci Martin, could have ever imagined.

Global Media Brexit air ticket warning as United Kingdom to Ireland flyers reaches 12.8m
Author: 0 Brexit air ticket warning as United Kingdom to Ireland flyers reaches 12.8m

Mr Juncker explained that Britain would not be punished for their decision to Leave the European Union, but still had to pay the bill. "Unless quickly resolved, this uncertainty will end up constraining route network development for airports, ultimately affecting air connectivity for their communities", Mr Jankovec said at the ACI Airport Economics and Finance Conference in London.

Author: 0 At Least 1 Dead in London Attack

Scotland Yard has announced that they are treating the incident as a terrorist attack " until we know otherwise ". A Regina woman who was in London during the deadly attack on Wednesday said although the incident was scary, it's important not to allow terrorist attacks "to start dividing society, breaking trust between populations and communities".

Global Media Washington County Catholics mourn death of Archbishop Keeler
Author: 0 Washington County Catholics mourn death of Archbishop Keeler

Martin's Home for the Aged in Catonsville, Maryland. He will lie in repose from 1 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Baltimore Basilica, with vespers to follow. The parish Church is located at 2 North 8th Street, Lebanon. An influential participant in a wide range of national and global issues, Cardinal Keeler was elected President of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, now the U.S.

Global Media Deutsche Bank confirms new London office
Author: 0 Deutsche Bank confirms new London office

Deutsche Bank has agreed a deal to move to a new City headquarters, defying fears that large financial institutions are planning to leave the capital after Brexit. "The site will provide a long-term, sustainable location for the Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) and infrastructure colleagues who need to be situated alongside CIB".

Global Media Honduras Qualifier at Home Is a Must-Win For the United States
Author: 0 Honduras Qualifier at Home Is a Must-Win For the United States

Fort Wayne native DaMarcus Beasley , Clint Demspey and Tim Howard were with Bruce Arena the last time the US coach guided the Americans into World Cup qualifying - way back 12 years ago. Arena has known captain Michael Bradley since he was an infant. Whether he lines up out wide (likely) or in more of central role (it'd be a surprise), Pulisic will have a huge opportunity to make an impact one of the biggest worldwide matches of his young career.

Global Media Iran's Supreme Leader Says Western View of Women is a 'Zionist Plot'
Author: 0 Iran's Supreme Leader Says Western View of Women is a 'Zionist Plot'

Iranian hardliners are readying themselves to make a push to retake the presidency from incumbent Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the upcoming May election. "I feel the pain of the poor and lower class people with my soul, especially because of high prices, unemployment and inequalities", Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in his New Year's message on Monday.