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Global Media US Investigating Whether Its Mosul Airstrikes Caused Mass Civilian Casualties
Author: 0 US Investigating Whether Its Mosul Airstrikes Caused Mass Civilian Casualties

Dozens of residents were buried in collapsed buildings after an air strike against Daesh triggered a massive explosion. The US said the strike was at the request of the Iraqi forces. A Kurdish news agency has reported from inside western Mosul that 230 civilians have been killed in two airstrikes. Efforts are still underway to pull out bodies from under the rubble.

Global Media How to watch Mexico vs. Costa Rica
Author: 0 How to watch Mexico vs. Costa Rica

Led by veterans Bryan Ruiz, Joel Campbell and Keylor Navas , Costa Rica can make a statement of intent by exiting Mexico's Azteca fortress with a draw or win. Set "Chicharito" up in the air or on his right foot and a goal is sure to come. He ran onto a flawless through ball from Carlos Vela and chipped the on-rushing Keylor Navas to open the scoring.

Author: 0 Chuck Schumer: Democrats will filibuster Judge Gorsuch An error occurred

Senate conducts its business. The White House complained about Schumer's comment on Gorsuch . "These days we sometimes hear judges cynically described as politicians in robes, seeking to enforce their own politics rather than striving to apply the law impartially", he told the lawmakers.

Author: 0 Did Paul Ryan Say He Wants to Destroy Health Care?

And there were studies showing the bill would significantly raise costs for those age 50 to 64 to compensate for the incentives younger customers would get to buy insurance. "We're not real far apart... it's just, democracy's messy", he surmised. "Yesterday the anniversary. Today is a victory for us". Update: The House pulled the bill from consideration Friday before a vote.

Global Media Naked protesters slaughter sheep at Auschwitz and chain themselves under infamous gates
Author: 0 Naked protesters slaughter sheep at Auschwitz and chain themselves under infamous gates

Officials also said a firecracker was set off in the parking lot during the demonstration, and a local media report said the group filmed themselves using a drone. Poland's chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich was outraged at the incident and said whatever their motives were it did not justify the protest. The Auschwitz museum released a statement condemning the use of the largest Nazi concentration camp for protests.

Global Media Dems Take Aim at Trump Transparency With 'MAR-A-LAGO' Act
Author: 0 Dems Take Aim at Trump Transparency With 'MAR-A-LAGO' Act

The Senate version of the bill counted Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) as sponsors, while Rep. USA Today reported that these public visitor logs were regularly published during President Barack Obama's tenure. This also isn't the first time Democratic lawmakers have had fun with acronyms; earlier this month, Democratic Representative Earl Blumenauer introduced the No Taxpayer Revenue Used to Monetise the Presidency Act, ...

Author: 0 Democrats oppose Gorsuch, say he rules against workers

Feinstein noted that Merrick Garland, Obama's Supreme Court nominee who the Republican-led Senate a year ago refused to consider for confirmation, also earned the ABA's highest rating. Like Scalia, Gorsuch has a mainly conservative record in more than 10 years as a federal appellate judge. In Thursday's confirmation hearings, Schumer argued that Gorsuch had failed to "convince me that he would be a mainstream judge who could rule free from the biases of politics and ideology", according to ...

Author: 0 Trolls shamed for calling terrified Muslim woman a 'monster'

What the image does not show is that I had talked to other witnesses to try and find out what was happening, to see if I could be of any help, even though enough people were at the scene tending to the victims. After they saw this picture, people blasted the woman, saying that it is proof of how cruel these people are. People quickly jumped to conclusions and wrote that she seemed really casual as she walked by.

Global Media Big blow to Arvind cin Arun Jaitley's defamation case
Author: 0 Big blow to Arvind cin Arun Jaitley's defamation case

Kejriwal and other leaders had pleaded not guilty before the court after a notice was issued to them in connection with the case. On Friday, the Delhi High Court had granted suspended BJP MP Kirti Azad exemption from appearing before a trial court in the case.

Global Media In Turkey : 11 dead as migrant boat sinks off country's coast
Author: 0 In Turkey : 11 dead as migrant boat sinks off country's coast

Television footage showed bodies washed up on a beach near the town. It said authorities had detained two Turks suspected of being the organisers of the voyage after they swam ashore. Proactiva Open Arms spokeswoman Laura Lanuza said their vessel was heading north to the Italian port of Catania to hand over the bodies of the five young men found Thursday.

Global Media As fighting intensifies, number of people trapped in Mosul grows
Author: 0 As fighting intensifies, number of people trapped in Mosul grows

The coalition has "opened a formal civilian casualty credibility assessment on this allegation", the statement continued, adding that coalition planes "routinely strike" IS targets in this area and that coalition forces "take all reasonable precautions during the planning and execution of airstrikes to reduce the risk of harm to civilians".

Global Media British parliament attack: The victims
Author: 0 British parliament attack: The victims

Another neighbour and friend, Michael Carney, who had known Mr Rhodes for around 40 years, said he sat at his bedside while he was in the coma. The death toll in Wednesday's terror attack rose to five - including attacker Khalid Masood - after a 75-year-old man who was critically injured succumbed to his injuries in the hospital on Thursday evening.

Global Media Turkish Airlines says can use laptop until boarding after ban
Author: 0 Turkish Airlines says can use laptop until boarding after ban

While Dubai's Emirates Airlines has announced a new laptop and tablet handling service for its passengers flying to the USA and showcased an ad starting Hollywood actor Jennifer Aniston about its massive in-flight entertainment system, Royal Jordanian suggested 12 things you can do on a 12-hour flight with no laptop or tablet.

Global Media Fire at Jabalpur Ordnance Factory, Series of Explosions Follow
Author: 0 Fire at Jabalpur Ordnance Factory, Series of Explosions Follow

Reportedly, near about 25 blasts triggered a huge fire that engulfed Khamaria Ordnance Factory in Jabalpur. Fire tenders have been rushed to the spot to contain the damage and douse the fire. Emergency services have been rushed to the site and rescue efforts are underway. Khamaria police said the explosions occurred in the filling station of the ordnance factory which is located almost 320 km east of Bhopal .

Global Media Lawmakers react to GOP healthcare bill fallout
Author: 0 Lawmakers react to GOP healthcare bill fallout

Basic math suggest that politicians pushing the AHCA are disingenuous. And it is notable that President Trump has been exposed as a lousy negotiator, whose clumsy threats and demands held no power, even over representatives in districts Trump won by the highest of his margins.

Global Media Iraqi Civilians Continue to Flee Mosul, Facing Danger and Uncertainty
Author: 0 Iraqi Civilians Continue to Flee Mosul, Facing Danger and Uncertainty

The houses have been occupied by civilians attempting to stay clear of violent confrontations between ISIS and coalition groups consisting of both global and national combatants fighting on behalf of Iraqis. As the U.S. airstrikes in the Iraqi city of Mosul are increasingly concentrated around densely populated neighborhoods in the city's west, the death toll from those airstrikes in spiraling rapidly out of control, with the most recent figures out of the area suggesting around 230 ...

Global Media Air Raids Kill Hundreds of ISIS Hostages in Mosul
Author: 0 Air Raids Kill Hundreds of ISIS Hostages in Mosul

In a statement , the United States Central Command said an initial review of strike data from March 16-23 indicates that "the Coalition struck ISIS fighters and equipment, March 17, in West Mosul at the location corresponding to allegations of civilian casualties".

Global Media 400000 civilians under siege-like conditions in west Mosul
Author: 0 400000 civilians under siege-like conditions in west Mosul

Front-line medics say that the vast majority of civilians they treat say they were hit with ISIS munitions such as mortars and sniper fire. The coalition has "opened a formal civilian casualty credibility assessment on this allegation", the statement continued, adding that coalition planes "routinely strike" ISIS targets in this area and that coalition forces "take all reasonable precautions during the planning and execution of airstrikes to reduce the risk of harm to civilians".

Author: 0 Top US General in Europe Says Kremlin May Be Supplying Taliban

The NATO-led Resolute Support mission said Wednesday the forces had moved two kilometers south (1.2 miles) of the administrative center in a planned strategic maneuver, while a provincial spokesman said the withdrawal was to prevent civilian casualties.

Global Media Coalition says it hit Mosul site where civilians reportedly killed
Author: 0 Coalition says it hit Mosul site where civilians reportedly killed

They have also stationed themselves in homes belonging to Mosul residents to fire at Iraqi troops, often drawing air or artillery strikes that have killed civilians. Airstrikes are giving Iraqi forces on the ground the chance to dislodge entrenched ISIL positions, but civilians are being killed too. "We also heard stories of people running away under the cover of early morning fog, running away at night, of trying to run away at prayer time when the vigilance at ISIS checkpoints is lower", ...

Author: 0 Trump asks Republicans to withdraw healthcare bill

Trump began his remarks by lamenting that Democrats didn't back this bill. "We had no Democrat support, no votes from the Democrats", the president said Friday. In another phone interview with The New York Times moments after the bill was pulled, Trump, as the newspaper put it, "expressed weariness with the fight".

Global Media Who is Carlos the Jackal and why is he on trial?
Author: 0 Who is Carlos the Jackal and why is he on trial?

In his latest trial, which began in a Paris court yesterday, he faces charges including murder over the September 15, 1974, grenade attack on the Publicis drugstore in central Paris, which also injured 34. Yet an Arab language news magazine in France, Al Watan Al Arabi , published a long interview with a man it identified as Ramirez Sanchez five years after the attack.

Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren to Donald Trump: You're trying to make Obamacare fail

But Trump's guide to closing a deal in the boardroom turned out not to provide a roadmap to passing a bill. "This is not President Trump's failure". It now seems impossible to imagine Trump hitching tax cuts to Ryan's very unpopular vehicle for getting them passed.

Global Media Sidhu can continue as celebrity guest, no conflict of interest: Punjab AG
Author: 0 Sidhu can continue as celebrity guest, no conflict of interest: Punjab AG

However, former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son, former Deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal, were not present at the Assembly House, when it started its sitting this afternoon. The MLAs were administered the oath in alphabetical order of the names of their constituencies. Majority of the Congress MLAs greeted Captain Amarinder and Siddhu after they took oath.

Global Media The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot dead
Author: 0 The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot dead

Poroshenko said the killing "is an act of state terrorism on the part of Russian Federation, which (Voronenkov) was forced to leave for political reasons". He had been wanted for fraud in Russian Federation following his departure. "We think that any insinuations that are already being voiced about the same old Russian trace are absurd ", he said.

Global Media Congolese warlord Bemba sentenced for bribing witness
Author: 0 Congolese warlord Bemba sentenced for bribing witness

On 22 March, Bemba was handed a one-year sentence after he found guilty of trying to influence witnesses in his war crimes trial. Bemba and four others were charged with attempting to interfere with witnesses during his trial last year that saw him jailed for 18 years after the court found him guilty of war crimes.

Author: 0 Mike Flynn Met With Turkish Officials To Illegally Extradite Turkish Cleric

Though Woolsey describes the idea discussed as "a covert step in the dead of night to whisk this guy away". Mr. Woolsey said he also informed the USA government by notifying Vice President Joe Biden through a mutual friend. British report indicates evidence that supporters of Fethullah Gulen participated in failed coup attempt last July. If specific plans had been discussed, Mr.

Author: 0 Hezbollah Denounces Sinful Crime of Assassinating Palestinian Mujahid Mazen Faqha

But Khalil al-Haya, a senior Hamas official in Gaza, said: "This assassination does not serve anybody but the occupiers (Israel), it is of no interest to the other parties". Fuqaha was serving life in Israeli prison for his involvement involved in a 2002 attack in Jerusalem that killed a number of Israelis. Egypt brokered a prisoners' swap deal between Israel and Hamas movement in October 2011, where more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners, majority were Hamas leaders and militants; Fuqaha'a ...

Author: 0 Trump's ex-national security adviser 'discussed Gulen removal'

Flynn allegedly met with senior representatives of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government in September 2016. "The claim made by Mr. Woolsey that General Flynn, or anyone else in attendance, discussed physical removal of Mr. "No such discussion occurred". The documentary, which focused on Gulen, was reportedly never finished or distributed. At that point, Flynn's work for Inovo had not yet made news so the op-ed seemed out of place amid his work with the Trump campaign.

Global Media London attacker associated with those interested in jihadist groups
Author: 0 London attacker associated with those interested in jihadist groups

Kenton Till, one of his teammates in the photo, said Masood was bright, sporty and popular at school. The Saudi embassy said Masood lived in the country between November 2005 and 2006 and April 2008 and April 2009, during which time he worked as an English teacher on a work visa, travelling to the country again for five days in March 2015.

Global Media Kiev reveals identity of Russian politician's killer
Author: 0 Kiev reveals identity of Russian politician's killer

Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov , dismissed the claim of Russian involvement in the killing as " absurd " in a statement carried by Russian news agencies . "Russia's special services were involved in it". Nemtsova says Voronenkov was considered a traitor by many Russians. Moscow and Kiev have been locked in a bitter dispute since Russian Federation seized Crimea in March 2014, plunging ties between Moscow and the West to their lowest point since the Cold ...

Global Media Chinese premier sends condolence message to British PM over London attack
Author: 0 Chinese premier sends condolence message to British PM over London attack

Others injured were from various other countries: three French children, two Romanians, four South Koreans, one German, one Pole, one Irish, one Chinese, one Italian, one American, and two Greeks. He killed three people, including one officer, before being shot dead. Updating parliament on the ongoing investigation into Wednesday's attack, the prime minister confirmed that the attacker, whose identity has not been publicly disclosed, was born in the United Kingdom and known to the police and ...

Global Media Anti-ISIS worldwide coalition meets in Washington
Author: 0 Anti-ISIS worldwide coalition meets in Washington

Still, it wasn't the first air drop of ground forces in Syria. The six-year civil war in Syria, which has killed an estimated 300,000 people and displaced millions more, has involved an array of global and regional players. One of these strikes destroyed a school building Tuesday that was being used to house refugees forced to flee their homes from the fighting. The casualty figure could be much higher since activists reported up to 100 people were living there.

Author: 0 Florida stuns Wisconsin: Gators outlast Badgers in instant classic

As his teammates and head coach Mike White pointed out, however, Allen's work wasn't exclusively represented by his offensive woes. The final game of Sweet 16 action has given us as college basketball fans pretty much all we could ever ask for in terms of late game drama.

Author: 0 Florida vs. 8 Wisconsin

That lead eventually grew to 51-41 with 14:53 to go, but Wisconsin responded with a 12-1 run over a span of roughly four and a half minutes. Their suffocating defense traveled well as they held Baylor to 30-percent shooting from the field and a mere 50 points.

Global Media Gunshots fired in burglary of store at Bellagio in Las Vegas
Author: 0 Gunshots fired in burglary of store at Bellagio in Las Vegas

Las Vegas police have since said this is untrue - but said shots were fired inside the store. "The preliminary investigation suggests that at least three suspects entered a retail store to commit the burglary", said the spokesman. A large police presence can be seen in footage posted on Twitter. According to USA media outlets, unknown persons in pig masks opened fire in the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas .

Author: 0 Spicer: We Can't Force Members To Vote Yes on Healthcare

Spicer said that Trump is a "bit disappointed", because he worked very hard to get the disparate factions of the Republican Party on the same page on health care. As Republicans held frantic closed-door meetings across Capitol Hill, Trump also met with a group of CEOs and drivers from the trucking industry to discuss how the Affordable Care Act had impacted them.

Global Media Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema fed up with France snub
Author: 0 Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema fed up with France snub

At least I would like to have a talk with the coach, so he could tell me whether it's because of this (case) or because of football. "I have to know", Benzema told RMC . "It's hard for me because I love football". Benzema reiterated his comments on Wednesday during his radio interview: "I can't regret these words, because it's true", the forward said.

Global Media Trump to give commencement speech at Liberty University
Author: 0 Trump to give commencement speech at Liberty University

However, Jerry Falwell Jr., the university president, is an ardent Trump supporter and was formerly a member of the Trump's evangelical advisory committee. Bush in 1990. Four of the past six presidents have given commencement addresses in their first year in office at Notre Dame in Indiana. Instead, Vice President Mike Pence, and not President Donald Trump, was invited to be the principal speaker for the May 21 event where Pence also will receive an honorary degree.

Author: 0 Over 10 million North Koreans undernourished

More than 10 million people - or about 41 percent of the North Korean population - are undernourished, it said. The report issued this week by the U.N.'s senior resident official in Pyongyang said sanctions are inadvertently hindering legitimate operations on the ground and have indirectly contributed to a "radical decline" in donations it said are badly needed by millions of North Korean women and children.

Author: 0 Keystone XL Pipeline Permit Granted, How Many Jobs Have Been Created?

Four days after his inauguration, Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at reviewing the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. That decision would clear the way for the White House to formally approve it. That is the opposite conclusion to the one the state department reached during the Obama administration.

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".