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Global Media Mattis froze the transgender military ban. Reality: no, he didn't
Author: 0 Mattis froze the transgender military ban. Reality: no, he didn't

I didn't contradict anything the President said. Trump tweeted his frustration about North Korea in the morning, saying that "Talking is not the answer!" "Clearly, the world is paying close attention to the [South Korean]-U.S. "You know when a president of the United States asks you to do something ..." "Just hold the line until our country gets back to understanding and respecting each other and showing it".

Global Media Czech Republic vs Germany World Cup Qualifier Live Streaming (1-2)
Author: 0 Czech Republic vs Germany World Cup Qualifier Live Streaming (1-2)

The Czech Republic has only suffered one defeat and now has nine points good for third place in Group C. However, that lone loss was a 3-0 defeat against Germany away from home which does indicate that this could be another tough game. "We made life hard for ourselves". "That is unlike us", Hummels said. Germany settled quickly and were in front inside five minutes when Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil played a slide-rule pass into the right side of the Czech penalty area, which ...

Author: 0 UN Security Council 'Strongly Condemns' NK Missile Test

Monday's test missile was launched from Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, Hawaii. Seoul has welcomed the UN Security Council's (UNSC) denouncement of North Korea's firing of a ballistic missile over Japan. He called the launch a "meaningful prelude" to containing Guam, which is home to key USA military bases that North Korea finds threatening, and said the country needs to conduct more missile launches into the Pacific to advance the capabilities of its strategic force, according to ...

Global Media India launches eighth navigation satellite to boost local positioning system
Author: 0 India launches eighth navigation satellite to boost local positioning system

The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) is an independent regional system developed by India on par with the US-based Global Positioning System (GPS), Glonass of Russian Federation, and Galileo developed by Europe. "We could see the satellite circling in its orbit along with the heat shield". This constellation of navigation satellites is crucial for India to develop its own global positioning system.

Global Media Barcelona failed to put in Liverpool Coutinho call Friday
Author: 0 Barcelona failed to put in Liverpool Coutinho call Friday

At midday today, the Merseysiders announced the signing of Alex Oxlade-Chambarlain, who joins on a long-term contract from Arsenal . Whether the players themselves should be criticized for being short-sighted and signing new deals, despite having ambition to play at a higher level is open for debate.

Global Media Beaumont loses water supply in wake of historic flooding from Hurricane Harvey
Author: 0 Beaumont loses water supply in wake of historic flooding from Hurricane Harvey

At the moment, the heavy rain is over, but parts of Texas remain under inches of floodwater and officially, casualties have risen to at least 39 deaths related to Hurricane Harvey. Until the pumps are fixed, residents will have to rely on local stores and the city's distribution of bottled water. Dialysis treatment has become a significant challenge for residents affected by the storm, but a number of organizations are prepared to help with medical emergencies in Harvey's aftermath.

Global Media Statewide texting while driving ban goes into effect
Author: 0 Statewide texting while driving ban goes into effect

The law targets people who are on their cellphones reading, writing or sending a text message while driving, but doesn't apply to stopped vehicles. Authorities such as AAA say texting while driving is one of the most risky activities drivers can take while behind the wheel, and Kent Livesay, vice president and general manager of AAA Texas, wrote in the organization's September/October 2017 issue that research shows texting drivers are six times more likely to crash than other drivers are.

Global Media The Leader of ISIS is Still Alive
Author: 0 The Leader of ISIS is Still Alive

Iraqi Prime Minister Hayder al-Abadi declared victory over ISIS militants in Tal Afar and the entire province of Nineveh, despite continued fighting in the small town of al-'Ayadiya. "I don't think it's worth going to the trouble of trying to capture him". Baghdadi was believed to be in Mosul, Iraq, before a US-led coalition began an effort to reclaim the city in October 2016.

Global Media Mattis: Still room for diplomatic solution with N.Korea
Author: 0 Mattis: Still room for diplomatic solution with N.Korea

It fell into the Pacific Ocean. "No country should have missiles flying over them like those 130 million people in Japan". Breaking days of silence, US President Donald Trump lashed out at the North on Tuesday, saying the regime signaled its "contempt for minimum standards of acceptable worldwide behavior".

Global Media Gas prices surge in NY area in wake of Harvey
Author: 0 Gas prices surge in NY area in wake of Harvey

Gas prices spiked overnight and are up about 17 cents a gallon since Hurricane Harvey struck Texas. The crunch prompted QuikTrip, one of the nation's largest convenience store chains, to temporarily halt gasoline sales at about half its 135 stores in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Global Media Japan and United Kingdom pledge to co-operate over North Korea threat
Author: 0 Japan and United Kingdom pledge to co-operate over North Korea threat

Defense Minister Song Young-moo brought up possible redeployment of US tactical nuclear weapons here as he met with his USA counterpart James Mattis and White House National Security Adviser H.R. "But I don't think the United States will use that card yet", he said, adding that sanctions that would severely affect the livelihood of North Korean people have so far been avoided.

Global Media Confirmed: Mercedes-AMG Project One Hypercar Wiil Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show
Author: 0 Confirmed: Mercedes-AMG Project One Hypercar Wiil Debut At Frankfurt Motor Show

With the reveal now fast approaching, the teaser campaign for the Project One is gathering pace. The gas engine is a 1.6-liter gas V6 derived from the Formula 1 powerplant of the same size. Unlike a Formula 1 auto, though, you'll get a roof over your head with Project One. But that shouldn't exactly be a deal-breaker, since we imagine most of the Project Ones in the planned 275-car production run will be treated not unlike museum pieces.

Author: 0 Spain to reduce number of North Korean diplomats in Madrid

The online newspaper "El Diplomat" reported Friday that in the wake of the test of a DPRK missile, which flew over Japan on August 29, the Spanish government on Thursday summoned the DPRK Ambassador, Kim Hyok Choi, to condemn the actions of his government and demand the DPRK diplomatic mission in Madrid reduce by two its number of representatives in the Spanish capital.

Author: 0 Korean court sentences S. Korean reporters, newspaper chairmen to death: KCNA

The court declared that journalists Son Hyo Rim (from Don-A Ilbo) and Yang Ji Ho (from Chosun Ilbo ), as well as Kim Jae Ho and Pang Sang Hun, who serve as director general of the newspapers, were to receive death sentences. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday ahead of a meeting with his South Korean counterpart that the United States is never ruling out a diplomatic solution to the North Korean crisis.

Global Media Reservoir Water Release Blamed for Houston Bayou Flooding
Author: 0 Reservoir Water Release Blamed for Houston Bayou Flooding

Levee Watch 2017 is underway for folks close to the Addicks and Barker Reservoirs, and sadly, no one knows what's next. Officials said the neighborhoods primarily affected by the uncontrolled release are Twin Lakes, Eldridge Park, Lakes on Eldridge, Lakes on Eldridge North, Independence Farms, Tanner Heights and Heritage Business Park.

Global Media Islamic State Convoy Stuck in Syria, Hezbollah Claims Damascus Approved Controversial Evacuation
Author: 0 Islamic State Convoy Stuck in Syria, Hezbollah Claims Damascus Approved Controversial Evacuation

It says the coalition has not attacked the convoy. Abdurrahman said the group is exploring secret ways in which the convoy can reach Islamic State territory without being targeted by the USA -led coalition. Qara is only a few miles from the mountains delineating the frontier with Lebanon , in which Islamic State and other militant groups held territory until August.

Global Media Trump expects to request initial Harvey funding from Congress soon
Author: 0 Trump expects to request initial Harvey funding from Congress soon

Trump visited Texas last Tuesday and plans to return to the Gulf Coast this weekend. The Trump administration is expected to make subsequent funding requests to help in the multi-billion dollar rebuilding effort that will need to take place in Texas and Louisiana, where tens of thousands of people were forced from their homes due to hurricane damage and flooding brought on by record-breaking rainfall.

Global Media Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor in Judge's Chambers at Yanks
Author: 0 Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor in Judge's Chambers at Yanks

Judge mostly was driving balls to the opposite field, but insisted they weren't focused on anything besides " just working on my swing". In Game 2 of Wednesday's doubleheader loss to Cleveland, Judge batted fourth. District Court, she issued a temporary injunction that helped end a almost eight-month MLB players strike, leading some to dub her "the judge who saved baseball".

Global Media Remnants of Harvey to bring rain into area starting Friday night
Author: 0 Remnants of Harvey to bring rain into area starting Friday night

A flash flood watch had already been issued Wednesday morning for Arkansas, Bradley, Cleveland, Desha, Drew, Jefferson, Lincoln and Monroe counties. Temperatures drop to the mid 60s. An initial band of rain will likely push into southern Kentucky as early as Thursday morning, but will weaken and break up as it pushes further north.

Author: 0 Americans Are Big Fans of a Major Tax Overhaul

However, conservative Republicans (52%) are less likely than moderate and liberal Republicans (70%) to say Trump needs to listen more to members of the GOP with experience in government. Fifty-six percent of voters who like Trump's job capability hold both groups accountable equally, and another 15 percent blame the counter protesters.

Global Media Mayor of Hell impeached for banning heterosexuals
Author: 0 Mayor of Hell impeached for banning heterosexuals

His first act as Mayor was to outlaw, via Twitter, a ban of heterosexuality and practicing heterosexuals from Hell - in what was a satirical and impossible-to-enact decree. "The other day I got high and Googled the easiest political office to hold, called towns for two days and, as of today, I have been named the legal mayor of Hell, Michigan ", Daniel wrote.

Global Media Duterte gives AFP free hand to rid Marawi of holdouts
Author: 0 Duterte gives AFP free hand to rid Marawi of holdouts

Samira Gutoc -a former negotiator for peace talks between the government and more-traditional rebel groups, who now serves as a humanitarian worker-said the extent of the damage, with as much as 90 percent of the city destroyed, has led some youngsters to call the militants heroes.

Global Media Saab teams up with Adani group to build fighter jets in India
Author: 0 Saab teams up with Adani group to build fighter jets in India

To a question on what Adani Group , with no background in aerospace, would bring to the table, Ashish Rajvanshi, head of defence and aerospace at Adani Group , said that a few years back the Tatas and Reliance Group had no experience in the power sector but were now running large units.

Author: 0 Trump Warns North Korea: 'All Options Are on the Table'

North Korea showed no sign of backing down. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the launch an "unprecedented serious and grave threat" that "significantly undermines the peace and security of the region" and called for an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council.

Author: 0 United Nations Security Council condemns 'outrageous' North Korea missile launch

This month US and South Korean forces went ahead with their annual joint military exercises meant to practice for a possible attack from North Korea , which assailed the training as being provocative. North Korean leader called the test a " to military operations directed at the US territory of Guam , and he said that his government would conduct more ballistic missile tests in the Pacific, according to North Korean state media.

Author: 0 A mystery letter could reveal Trump's original justification for firing James Comey

The letter was met with immediate opposition by White House counsel Don McGahn, according to the report - an effort that proved successful. The White House has never exactly had a straight story on this, but at the time of the firing Trump said it was a recommendation from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to fire Comey that pushed him to act.

Global Media Shale oil boom softens the energy blow from Harvey
Author: 0 Shale oil boom softens the energy blow from Harvey

In worldwide oil markets, Brent crude was down 7 cents, or 0.1% at $52.34 per barrel. Hurricane Harvey hit one of Florida's major supply lines, forcing evacuations at multiple refineries. Another key: the shale oil boom has encouraged USA refiners, many of which are along the Gulf Coast, to produce more and more gasoline. Gasoline prices have increased by at least 10 cents a gallon since Harvey came ashore and caused record flooding, shutting down oil refineries along the Texas and ...

Author: 0 White House: Trump pledges $1M to Harvey relief

Greg Abbott requested the disaster declaration earlier Friday. Many said her fashion choice of heels for the short walk to Marine One was in poor taste given they were about to visit hurricane-battered Texas. The Trump Administration would ask Congress for "a responsible supplemental request" for more funds. Melania Trump's eyebrow-raising shoe choice while heading to Texas to observe Hurricane Harvey relief efforts is still the talk of the internet - and celebs got in on the ...

Global Media Lawyers want fraternity death charges dropped
Author: 0 Lawyers want fraternity death charges dropped

All closing arguments have been made for the preliminary hearing of Penn State fraternity members charged in the hazing death of Timothy Piazza. Attorneys for five members of now-closed Beta Theta Pi focused on what occurred during and after a drinking station gauntlet the night in February that 19-year-old Tim Piazza, of Lebanon, New Jersey, drank a risky amount of alcohol and was injured in a series of falls.

Global Media Trump admin to cut 90 percent of ACA advertising budget
Author: 0 Trump admin to cut 90 percent of ACA advertising budget

President Trump has said he will wait for the health care law to "implode" and force a bipartisan repeal further down the road. The Trump administration is announcing sharp cuts in programs promoting health care enrollment under the Affordable Care Act for next year.

Global Media What is the Blue Whale Challenge?
Author: 0 What is the Blue Whale Challenge?

A 22-year-old man named Philipp Budeikin from Russian Federation was sentenced to three years in prison for encouraging and manipulating young people to kill themselves through the Blue Whale game . The Russian state investigators said that the female "death group administrator" used threats against family members of her victims and used to add pressure on them to obey her and commit suicide, mirror.co.uk reported.

Global Media Trump donates $1M to Harvey relief efforts
Author: 0 Trump donates $1M to Harvey relief efforts

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders this week defended President Donald Trump's false claim that he had visited Hurricane Harvey disaster areas and had seen the devastation "firsthand". The White House confirmed that President Trump will return to Texas on Saturday for a second look at the damage. He helped pick up debris, visited a heavily damaged church in Rockport and stopped at a food distribution centre in Victoria.

Global Media Kamal Haasan hints at party formation, rules out 'saffron'
Author: 0 Kamal Haasan hints at party formation, rules out 'saffron'

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 1 (IANS) Noted film actor Kamal Haasan and Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan met here on Friday and discussed, among other things, the political situation in Tamil Nadu. Haasan had on August 21 taken a jibe at Tamil Nadu politics while referring to the merger of the two factions of the ruling AIADMK by using the analogy of a "clown's cap".

Global Media Oil prices fall as refinery production dips in US
Author: 0 Oil prices fall as refinery production dips in US

US gasoline futures RBc1 topped $2 per gallon for the first time since 2015, with benchmark prices now up more than 20 percent since the August 23 close , just before the storm's beginning. The so-called shale revolution has led to a surge in oil production in the USA, increasing the nation's exports of crude oil and gasoline to Mexico and other places in Latin America, and diesel to Europe.

Global Media United Kingdom summons North Korean ambassador over missile launch
Author: 0 United Kingdom summons North Korean ambassador over missile launch

North Korea this month threatened to fire four missiles into the sea near Guam, home to a major USA military presence, after President Donald Trump said the North would face "fire and fury" if it threatened the United States. Security Council imposed its toughest-yet sanctions on North Korea. "When it comes to sanctions, they storm to the front but when it comes to pushing for peace they hide at the very back", Hua told a daily news briefing.

Global Media Toyota Takes Stake In Grab as Uber's Asia Challenges Intensify
Author: 0 Toyota Takes Stake In Grab as Uber's Asia Challenges Intensify

Under a pilot programme, Toyota Motor will have its TransLog device installed in 100 rental cars operated by Singapore-based Grab , enabling the companies to analyse driving patterns and offer improved access to connected auto services. Grab has been aiming to hit the US$2.5bn threshold and once it does, it will become Southeast Asia's largest venture financing. "Through this collaboration with Grab, we would like to explore new ways of delivering secure, convenient and attractive ...

Global Media Class 3 Boy Slapped 40 Times By Teacher
Author: 0 Class 3 Boy Slapped 40 Times By Teacher

So he could not respond to the roll call by the teacher. In the footage, the teacher was seen grabbing him by his tie and dragging him to another end of the classroom. "Teachers deal with these young minds, and they can not be insensitive towards them", Swaraj said. She also said that in such a situation, the schools usually counsel the students.

Global Media Sushma discusses bilateral and regional cooperation with Sri Lankan President
Author: 0 Sushma discusses bilateral and regional cooperation with Sri Lankan President

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe said in the absence of an effective multilateral trade agreement for the Indian Ocean region , Sri Lanka made a decision to enter into bilateral agreements with the neighbouring littoral states. "We are already engaging our neighbours in Blue Economy initiatives, particularly in the areas of marine bio-technology, exploration and sustainable exploitation of ocean mineral resources, sustainable fishing practices, and harnessing of ocean energy".

Global Media AAA: Too soon to tell how high gas will go
Author: 0 AAA: Too soon to tell how high gas will go

AAA Mid-Atlantic Spokesman Ken Grant says Harvey will affect gas prices here in DE because our gas supply is tied to Gulf Coast area oil refineries through a pipeline. After wreaking havoc in the southern United States, the effects of Hurricane Harvey will continue to linger for quite a while. "The biggest problem right now is there's not enough gasoline being produced", said Patrick DeHaan, a senior petroleum analyst for GasBuddy , a gas price-tracking app.

Global Media Talk of tactical nuclear weapons resurfaces
Author: 0 Talk of tactical nuclear weapons resurfaces

While South Africa appears far removed from the immediate fallout of a possible nuclear war in the Korean Peninsula , it will not be immune from the ensuing global fallout. A spokesman for the North's Central Court said in a statement carried by the country's official KCNA news agency that the book "viciously slandered the reality of the DPRK ", the initials for North Korea's official name of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

Global Media After North Korea missile, Britain and Japan agree closer security ties
Author: 0 After North Korea missile, Britain and Japan agree closer security ties

The request comes amid growing fear about North Korea's missile threat and rising tensions between the US and North Korea. The official Korean Central News Agency reported Wednesday that the Hwasong-12, the first missile the nation has fired over Japan , was "guided" by leader Kim Jong Un and observed by senior officials.

Global Media Alonso denies giving McLaren ultimatum
Author: 0 Alonso denies giving McLaren ultimatum

Williams also dismissed suggestions Alonso's huge 2017 salary would be paid by billionaire Lawrence Stroll, who wants the very best teammate to pair with his son Lance next year. We know things are not going in the right direction, we are not competitive enough after three years. However, Alonso did appear to rule out one option for 2018 - a return to Renault , where he won his two world titles.

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