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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.

Global Media Americans Are Big Fans of a Major Tax Overhaul
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.

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".

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.

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.

Author: 0 China 'Very Concerned' as Japan's Defense Spending Reaches 'Historical Maximum'

British Prime Minister Theresa May has threatened to impose more sanctions on North Korea and asked China do more to stop North Korea's nuclear missile launches. Hours after Pyongyang fired a missile that flew over Japan yesterday, South Korea sent four F-15 fighter jets out in a live-bombing drill in the eastern city of Taebaek at 9.20am local time.

Global Media Sakho saga rumbles on as West Ham striker seeks return to France
Author: 0 Sakho saga rumbles on as West Ham striker seeks return to France

Sakho and his representatives then embarked upon travelling to the home stadium to hold talks with club chiefs, although upon their arrival they found that no-one of notable stature was present at the time. Sakho moved to West Ham in 2014 and enjoyed a strong first season under Sam Allardyce, scoring 10 Premier League goals in his maiden campaign in England.

Global Media Dalit Student Who Fought NEET Exam In Supreme Court Found Hanging
Author: 0 Dalit Student Who Fought NEET Exam In Supreme Court Found Hanging

She also scored 196.75 out of 200 for medical and 199.76 out of 200 for engineering seat. Tamil Nadu has been using the class 12 marks to decide medical admissions so far. The top court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to start counselling immediately and finish the process by September 4. At the neck of the moment, Health Minister Vijayabhaskar and CM EPS made several trios to Delhi to meet the PM.

Global Media U.S. seeks 'concerted action' on North Korea through sanctions
Author: 0 U.S. seeks 'concerted action' on North Korea through sanctions

The launched prompted Tokyo to warn residents of northern Hokkaido Island to take cover. "I doubt Trump taking diplomacy with NK ( North Korea ) off the table was coordinated with Asian allies or will go down well there". The Philippine government urged North Korea on Wednesday to call off its announced plans to conduct more ballistic missile test launches to avoid further raising tensions in the region.

Global Media Sinn Féin rejects DUP's Irish language proposal to restore power-sharing
Author: 0 Sinn Féin rejects DUP's Irish language proposal to restore power-sharing

Sinn Fein's Michelle O'Neill has said Arlene Foster knew her party's offer of the immediate restoration of the Executive alongside setting out a fixed time frame for an Irish language act would be rejected before it was made it. Ms O'Neill welcomed comments from Ms Foster that unionism has nothing to fear from the Irish language but said the "natural follow through to that is to legislate for language rights".

Global Media Harvey's impact: Lubbock gas prices will change, supply likely won't
Author: 0 Harvey's impact: Lubbock gas prices will change, supply likely won't

Some of the cheapest gas in the area can be found at Costco Whole in Tampa, where prices are $2.17 per gallon, or the Sunoco on 49th Street South in St. About one quarter of oil refining capacity on the Gulf Coast has been taken offline, AAA said. The post Gas Prices Soar Ahead of Labor Day Weekend appeared first on InvestorPlace .

Global Media 2 killed as garbage dump collapses in Delhi's Ghazipur
Author: 0 2 killed as garbage dump collapses in Delhi's Ghazipur

Police officer Omvir Singh said the falling garbage pushed several vehicles into a nearby canal in Ghazipur area. About four-five vehicles are reportedly trapped under the debris. News agency PTI reported that 4 people have been rescued so far. Meanwhile, politicking has already picked up after the incident, even as the rescue and search operations remain underway.

Global Media Hurricane Harvey's Long-Term Damage Could Take Texas Years To Recover From
Author: 0 Hurricane Harvey's Long-Term Damage Could Take Texas Years To Recover From

One GOP source familiar with the discussion told CNN that the lawmakers discussed an "immediate package as well as longer-term bill" to address the range of needs of those dealing with massive flooding. Abbott said the focus was on rescue in the Houston area, citing multiple high-level vehicles sent in late Saturday night that were being manned by the National Guard, but that boats and helicopters will be available all across east Texas for swift water rescue.

Global Media North Korea, the USA, and a question of trust
Author: 0 North Korea, the USA, and a question of trust

This mission was conducted in direct response to North Korea's intermediate-range ballistic missile launch, which flew directly over northern Japan on August 28 amid rising tension over North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile development programs.

Global Media Aiming for pole record, Hamilton tops opening Monza practice
Author: 0 Aiming for pole record, Hamilton tops opening Monza practice

Speaking to reporters at the Italian Grand Prix on Thursday, the Briton acknowledged that title rival Sebastian Vettel's decision to stay at Ferrari until 2020 had clarified the situation. "It doesn't really change much for me because l plan to extend with the team, which we will do as some point in the second half of the season or towards the end of the year", Hamilton said when asked about whether Vettel's contract signing changes his plans.

Global Media Trump Confuses Two Blond Finnish Reporters During Press Conference
Author: 0 Trump Confuses Two Blond Finnish Reporters During Press Conference

Flanked by Finnish President Sauli Vainamo Niinisto, Trump was asked if he regarded Russian Federation as a threat, but the USA president balked and said he remains hopeful that the US will establish warmer ties with Moscow. "One of the things that is happening is you're purchasing large amounts of our F-18 aircraft from Boeing". The Trump administration sent Vice President Mike Pence to the region to consult with allies.

Author: 0 United States sends B-1Bs, F-35s to Korea as warning against Pyongyang

Britain wants new United Nations sanctions against North Korea that would target guest workers sent mostly to Russian Federation and China , and whose wages are a source of revenue for Pyongyang. North Korea hates such displays of USA military might at close range and will likely respond with fury. In this year's UFG, largely war games, the US reduced the number of its participating service members to 17,500 from 25,000 in 2016, according to the Pentagon.

Global Media Dinakaran moves HC, opposition parties meet President — AIADMK crisis
Author: 0 Dinakaran moves HC, opposition parties meet President — AIADMK crisis

At the same time, Sasikala's nephew revealed that there were "sleeper cells" in the party and they would soon join his camp. The merged faction has called the 12 September meeting mainly to expel Sasikala from the party post. " Chennai: Fisheries minister D. Jayakumar on Thursday charged AIADMK (Amma) deputy general secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran with planning to team up with former Chief Minister J.

Global Media Kenya's top court to rule on validity of presidential election
Author: 0 Kenya's top court to rule on validity of presidential election

The annulment of the election means that Kenya has made history as the first country in Africa to annul a presidential election. Odinga's initial claims of falsified votes and electoral system hacking did not hold up to expert scrutiny, suggesting his formal petition will meet the same fate.

Global Media Kenya election overturned, new vote ordered within 60 days
Author: 0 Kenya election overturned, new vote ordered within 60 days

Many voters in the west of Kenya, Odinga's stronghold, and along the coast, where there is also traditionally large support for the opposition, feel neglected by the central government and shut out of power. Mr Odinga's lawyer said anomalies had affected almost five million votes. Kenyans had been braced for another round of protests if the court upholds Kenyatta's victory.

Global Media Houston Police Officer Dies In Harvey Floodwaters
Author: 0 Houston Police Officer Dies In Harvey Floodwaters

Steve Perez", Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said at a press conference Tuesday. Perez was "a sweet, gentle public servant", Acevedo said. On Sunday August 27, Sergeant Perez spent two and a half hours trying to get his police station.

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