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Global Media USA orders Russian Federation to close San Francisco consulate
Author: 0 USA orders Russian Federation to close San Francisco consulate

The Trump administration retaliated Thursday against Russia's expulsion of US diplomats ordering the Russian consulate in San Francisco closed and reducing the number of Russians in the Washington, D.C., embassy and consulate in NY. It says Moscow will react after studying the US decision. "It is our hope that the Russians will recognize that since they were the ones who started the discussion on parity", the administration official said, that "we're responding and complying with what they ...

Global Media Ex-Thai PM Thaksin breaks silence on Twitter
Author: 0 Ex-Thai PM Thaksin breaks silence on Twitter

But instead she was a no-show, with junta and party sources saying she had fled overseas. If convicted she faced up to 10 years in prison. Aides say Yingluck left Thailand after getting information that she would be given a heavy sentence.

Global Media Police charge man in terror incident near Buckingham Palace
Author: 0 Police charge man in terror incident near Buckingham Palace

Choudhury will appear in court later on Thursday. A Scotland Yard spokesman said: 'Detectives from the Met's Counter Terrorism Command have charged a man in connection with an incident on Constitution Hill on Friday, 25 August. "Their vigilance, courage and the swiftness of their response demonstrates how our officers are protecting the public at this time". The Metropolitan Police said they believe he was acting alone.

Global Media 'Dreamers' anxious as Trump DACA decision looms
Author: 0 'Dreamers' anxious as Trump DACA decision looms

Immigration hawks have long argued the booming illegal alien population-estimated between 12 to 30 million-and high levels of legal immigration, where the USA admits more than one million a year, contribute to the displacement of American workers and wage stagnation.

Global Media Hurricane Harvey looks enormous from the International Space Station
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey looks enormous from the International Space Station

It also allows the center to focus on the highest priority mission activities, including the landing of three International Space Station crew members this weekend in Kazakhstan. "Here's a prayer for family, friends & everyone in Hurricane Harvey's path.stay safe", astronaut Jack Fischer, who is now in the ISS, posted photos of the storm when he orbited over the hurricane.

Global Media Hurricane Harvey rain likely to reach Upstate NY after all
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey rain likely to reach Upstate NY after all

Look for another overcast day with only a slight chance of an isolated sprinkle or two highs near 84 and east winds around 5 miles per hour. The three coastal counties are also under a coastal flood advisory through Thursday as tides could be one to two feet above normal.

Global Media Iraqi PM declares Tal Afar 'fully liberated' from IS
Author: 0 Iraqi PM declares Tal Afar 'fully liberated' from IS

It comes weeks after Iraqi forces backed by a US-led coalition ousted IS from second city Mosul, three years after the jihadists declared a self-styled "caliphate" straddling Iraq and war-torn Syria. He described Daesh's attacks in the past few hours, as "qualitative" and attributed this to the "close narrowing of its forces from all axes, and the continuous advance towards the centre of Ayadiya".

Global Media Million Muslims performing Hajj in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Million Muslims performing Hajj in Saudi Arabia

In 2017, as 1.7 million Muslims descend onto to Mecca for this year's Hajj , for many Black Muslims, it is a reminder of the struggles that date back five decades still prove hard to overcome today. The rites of the hajj , however, begin in Mecca, the site of Islam's holiest place of worship. Noura Sulieman, a pilgrim from the Philippines , said she had been to the Hajj several times before and was praying for her family.

Global Media Pyongyang halved actual missile range in latest test: Seoul
Author: 0 Pyongyang halved actual missile range in latest test: Seoul

In July Pyongyang carried out its first two successful tests of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), apparently bringing much of the United States mainland within range. The council, which was created at the end of 2013, consists of Abe and key ministers. This July 27, 2017 picture released from North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on July 29, 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un signing documents for test launch of an intercontinental ballistic ...

Global Media Switzerland President Doris Leuthard grand welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan
Author: 0 Switzerland President Doris Leuthard grand welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan

The Swiss embassy said, "With regard to tax issues, Switzerland and India signed on November 22, 2016, a joint declaration on the introduction of the Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI) in tax matters on a reciprocal basis. PM Modi also discussed various regional and global issues of mutual interest with Doris. The visit of Swiss President to India assumes high significance as India is looking for its entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG), the 48-nation nuclear club, of which ...

Global Media Iraq reopens Karameh border as Isis threat recedes
Author: 0 Iraq reopens Karameh border as Isis threat recedes

Over the past year, the Iraqi army has regained control of most of the towns in the desert province of Anbar. Khashan also thinks that Jordan agreed to reopen its border crossing with Iraq "in conjunction with both the US and Saudi Arabia", and that the move "marks a significant improvement of ties between Iraq, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and [possibly] Iran".

Global Media Mumbai Floods: Missing Doctor found dead in worli
Author: 0 Mumbai Floods: Missing Doctor found dead in worli

Rescuers have located and identified the body of renowned gastroenterologist Deepak Amarapurkar, who went missing on Tuesday evening after falling into an open manhole during the Mumbai deluge, officials said on Thursday. A search mission was launched by several Mumbai doctors, with several messages being forwarded on social media and WhatsApp. Yesterday, Dr Amarapurkar's colleague, Dr Prashant Kerkar, surgical oncologist from Bombay Hospital, told mid-day, "We had lunch in the hospital ...

Global Media Centre's stand on marital rape and why it should be supported
Author: 0 Centre's stand on marital rape and why it should be supported

The NGO says it represents men who are victims of alleged misuse of gender laws. This exception has most recently found a defence by the central government, who contended that it "may destabilise the institution of marriage apart from being an easy tool for harassing the husbands".

Global Media Sen. Feinstein issues clarification after saying Trump 'can be a good president'
Author: 0 Sen. Feinstein issues clarification after saying Trump 'can be a good president'

Feinstein is up for relection next year, but declined to discuss her own plans at the same event in San Francisco. "You can not placate the KKK", she said. I've been strongly critical of President Trump when I disagree on policy and with his behavior. It's a notion that would seem completely absurd to many Democrats, but it's one that Feinstein gave voice to on Tuesday night at an event in San Francisco.

Author: 0 Mattis contradicts Trump, says 'still room for diplomatic solution' with North Korea

For the first time, North Korea's official news agency KCNA admitted deliberately firing a ballistic missile across Japan. Hours later, Defence Secretary Mattis said that the U.S. Mr. Tillerson had said last Tuesday the brief hiatus in missile tests by Pyongyang was the signal America was looking for. Tuesday's test, one of the most provocative ever from the reclusive state, came as US and South Korean forces conduct annual military exercises on the peninsula, to which North Korea ...

Global Media Pervez Musharraf declared fugitive in Benazir Bhutto assassination case
Author: 0 Pervez Musharraf declared fugitive in Benazir Bhutto assassination case

The court has even acquitted five other suspects. Benazir Bhutto , a two-time prime minister, was killed in a gun and bomb attack in Rawalpindi's Liaquat Bagh during an election campaign rally on December 27, 2007. During Wednesday's hearing, Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) prosecutor Chaudhry Azhar said then PPP leader Babar Awan was in Bhutto's backup vehicle, which was under the control of party leader Farhatullah Babar.

Global Media Pakistan court convicts 2 policemen in Bhutto's murder case
Author: 0 Pakistan court convicts 2 policemen in Bhutto's murder case

As per the judgement announced by the ATC Judge Muhammad Asghar Khan at Rawalpindi's Adiala Jail, former City Police Officer (CPO) Saud Aziz and former Superintendent of Police (SP) Khurram Shahzad were awarded 10 years rigorous imprisonment each for spoiling the evidence.

Global Media Horrific: There's a 9-yr-old girl missing in France since Sunday
Author: 0 Horrific: There's a 9-yr-old girl missing in France since Sunday

Maelys de Araujo was last seen in a playroom in the village hall in the small town of Chambery, southeastern France. Police launched a full-scale hunt after Maelys was declared formally missing for 48 hours. Nearby woodland, a river and sewers have been searched by police, firefighters and volunteers. The man arrested was "near the wedding venue" when she disappeared and his accounts of his whereabouts had inconsistencies, according to a source close to the police probe.

Global Media Production Resumes at Hyundai's Factories in China
Author: 0 Production Resumes at Hyundai's Factories in China

The automaker has seen a massive drop in sales in China so far this year. He didn't say whether other suppliers were involved. She said a fifth factory in China has not yet started production. the union can aid the company's development", he said. One industry insider said, "Hyundai has suffered weak sales in China, and BAIC demanded that Hyundai get its parts suppliers to cut components prices by 20 percent to maintain profitability".

Global Media Rescue groups, law enforcement work to save animals displaced by Harvey
Author: 0 Rescue groups, law enforcement work to save animals displaced by Harvey

Animal rescue groups outside of Texas also swooped in to take some of those displaced animals and temporarily shelter them on dry land in states like California. Some of the animal stories have happy endings. But David Scherff, who saved countless humans with his boat, has no idea whether his beloved white bulldog survived the waters.

Global Media Frankfurt evacuation sees 70000 out to defuse WWII bomb
Author: 0 Frankfurt evacuation sees 70000 out to defuse WWII bomb

The city police are presently keeping a close eye on the bomb location named as HC 4000 and have affirmed that now there is no danger. "The explosive ordnance disposal team plans to detonate the ordnance at 6 pm (11.30 pm Indian Standard Time) on Wednesday", said senior maritime operations officer at HM Coastguard Ieuan Williams.

Global Media Mueller, New York Chief Prosecutor Join Forces in Manafort Probe
Author: 0 Mueller, New York Chief Prosecutor Join Forces in Manafort Probe

The investigation is part of a sprawling probe into Trump's presidential campaign and its possible links to Russian Federation. The cooperation "could potentially provide Mueller with additional leverage to get Manafort to cooperate in the larger investigation into Trump's campaign, as Trump does not have pardon power over state crimes", Politico reported .

Global Media Moon, Abe to Pressure N. Korea to Extreme Level
Author: 0 Moon, Abe to Pressure N. Korea to Extreme Level

May told Abe that Britain "stood shoulder to shoulder with Japan in the face of North Korean aggression" and vowed to look deeper into additional sanctions should things not calm down, the prime minister's spokesperson said. But laying the ground work for such an agreement would mean a political victory for the British prime minister, as she has often argued that after Brexit, the UK would be able to establish free trade deals with large nations like Japan and the United States.

Global Media Bodies found in van that was swept away with family of six
Author: 0 Bodies found in van that was swept away with family of six

Sammy lost control and the van went nose-first into the bayou. The driver, the children's great uncle, escaped the sinking vehicle by hanging on to a tree limb. A GoFundMe account has been set up to help the rest of the Saldivar family. "What keeps going through my mind is the struggle, how they were trying to get out of the vehicle to save themselves", said Parades.

Global Media Trump appears unable to tell female blonde reporters apart at press conference
Author: 0 Trump appears unable to tell female blonde reporters apart at press conference

On Aug. 22, Trump indicated during a campaign rally in Phoenix that he would veto any 2018 spending bill that did not include funding for his border wall. Although there are clear disagreements between the parties - Canada and Mexico have publicly rejected two of Mr. Trump's demands, to add a US content requirement to cars and trucks and to scrap the Chapter 19 dispute-settlement mechanism - the discussions are in an early phase.

Global Media Bodies of 19 Rohingyas recovered as boat capsizes in Teknaf
Author: 0 Bodies of 19 Rohingyas recovered as boat capsizes in Teknaf

Photographs from the scene showed the bodies of several small children lined up on the ground, covered in sheets. "We don't know how many were on the boat", he said. "However, after handing over the memorandum, they still gathered around and some acted aggressively, forcing the Federal Reserve Unit to detain them", said Kuala Lumpur Police Chief Datuk Amar Singh Ishar Singh when met at the TH building.

Global Media Texas man who lost everything to Harvey finds father alive
Author: 0 Texas man who lost everything to Harvey finds father alive

CNN interviewed Mitchell prior to the discovery. He then explained that he couldn't find his family, specifically his father. 'There's been no cell service since Thursday, Friday. I was scared. I've seen a lot of things but that terrified me, ' he said. Mitchell, whose home was completely destroyed by the storm, told CNN's Nick Valencia that as a result of the hurricane, he had been unable to make cellular calls and had not been able to get in touch with his father.

Global Media N-Out Suing Smashburger Over 'Triple Double' Burger
Author: 0 N-Out Suing Smashburger Over 'Triple Double' Burger

The burger features 3 slices of cheese and 2 burger patties that is quite similar to In-N-Out's Double Double and Triple Triple, with 2 patties and 2 slices of cheese or 3 patties and 3 slices of cheese. To date, Smashburger's Triple Double is posting double-digit traffic and sales increases for the 10-year-old Smashburger brand". But despite this legal action from the notoriously litigious (and often successful) In-N-Out, Smashburger has chose to double down (perhaps even triple double ...

Global Media Over 57000 army personnel to be redeployed
Author: 0 Over 57000 army personnel to be redeployed

In one of the biggest reforms of the Indian Army post independence, over 57,000 of its personnel will be redeployed in a bid to increase the "tooth to tail" ratio of the force, the government said on Wednesday. There will be enhancement in standards for recruitment of clerical staff and drivers in the Army as also steps will be taken to improve the efficiency of the National Cadet Corps.

Global Media IAEA opens nuclear fuel bank in Kazakhstan
Author: 0 IAEA opens nuclear fuel bank in Kazakhstan

The Low Enriched Uranium Bank in Oskemen, eastern Kazakhstan, is owned and operated by the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The $150 million facility will help ensure a steady supply of low enriched uranium for countries' nuclear power programmes.

Global Media Blood Donors: Help Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey this Labor Day Weekend
Author: 0 Blood Donors: Help Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey this Labor Day Weekend

The blood bank is also especially looking for Group O blood and platelet donations following Hurricane Harvey, which has battered Southeast Texas for almost a week. The non-profit organisation has stated that there are high chances of closing down of blood centres and blood drives in the country because heavy and continuous rain is forecasted by the meteorological department.

Global Media Melania Trump's stilettos turn critics into heels
Author: 0 Melania Trump's stilettos turn critics into heels

My argument is with what her husband said and didn't say in the Lone Star state, where he never mentioned those who died in Hurricane Harvey , and seemed more impressed by the storm's size than moved to compassion by its effects. If there's one thing the Trumps can list among their strengths, it's branding. You see how he dresses? "I don't know why anyone should care what anyone wears when they're on their way to help people", Noah shamed her critics.

Global Media Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas Law Cracking Down on Sanctuary Cities
Author: 0 Federal Judge Temporarily Blocks Texas Law Cracking Down on Sanctuary Cities

The Texas law, which takes aim at any jurisdiction that refuses to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, is considered one of the toughest anti-illegal immigration efforts in the country. It also lands amid growing fears that the Trump administration will end an Obama-era program that has granted almost 800,000 immigrants brought to the United States as children reprieves from deportation.

Global Media United Arab Emirates stun Saudi Arabia in 2-1 victory
Author: 0 United Arab Emirates stun Saudi Arabia in 2-1 victory

The game will kick-off at 10 PM IST. Saudi Arabia remain in second place in Group B of Asia's qualifying tournament for Russian Federation 2018, one point behind Japan and level with Australia , with that pair meeting in Saitama Stadium on Thursday evening.

Global Media Watch President Trump promote tax reform in Missouri speech
Author: 0 Watch President Trump promote tax reform in Missouri speech

Trump will advocate broad themes of middle-class tax cuts, simplifying the tax code and making businesses more competitive in a way that encourages job creation, the news agency said. US President Donald Trump has made his first major tax reform speech but in a long list of thank yous he didn't mention Gary Cohn, the White House point man on taxes who travelled with Trump to the event.

Global Media Harvey and Louisiana: 11 things to know Monday evening
Author: 0 Harvey and Louisiana: 11 things to know Monday evening

Forecasts show the storm moving slowly eastward, threatening up to two feet of rain in parts of southwestern Louisiana. President Donald Trump is planning to travel to Louisiana this weekend to see the effects of... The state has positioned several high-water vehicles and other watercraft in case they are needed due to flooding in the coming days. Forecasters do not expect Harvey to pose a significant threat to New Orleans, though the city's drainage system remains a source of uncertainty.

Global Media UN Peacekeepers in Lebanon Get Stronger Inspection Powers for Hezbollah Arms
Author: 0 UN Peacekeepers in Lebanon Get Stronger Inspection Powers for Hezbollah Arms

This tasked UNIFIL with making sure southern Lebanon was "free of any armed personnel, assets and weapons" other than those belonging to the Lebanese government or UNIFIL. Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon addressing the UN Security Council with Oran Almog sitting behind him. He pointed to what he said were daily Israeli violations of United Nations resolutions and Lebanese sovereignty.

Author: 0 Christie Keeps Criticizing Cruz's Vote Against Sandy Aid: 'The Past Is Prologue'

Ted Cruz claimed there was pork in Sandy and as Peter King said , that's a lie. At the time, Cruz defended his vote by saying much of the spending in the relief bill was unrelated to Sandy. New Jersey politicians remember all too well that members of Congress from Texas dragged their feet in providing aid when Hurricane Sandy hit the Garden State with a vengeance nearly five years ago.

Global Media Republicans promise tax overhaul but still have no plan
Author: 0 Republicans promise tax overhaul but still have no plan

Trump owes his November election victory partly to his ability to get working-class Americans to support a range of business policy positions, including his call for slashing the US corporate tax rate to 15 percent from 35 percent. As someone smart told me many years ago about a proposal in Congress on taxes, "What the big print giveth, the little print taketh away". And your senator, Claire McCaskill, she must do this for you.

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