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Global Media Catalan Mayors defy courts ahead of referendum
Author: 0 Catalan Mayors defy courts ahead of referendum

Political tensions in Spain are increasing as the proposed voting date of October 1 nears. More than two-thirds of the autonomous region's mayors have said they will facilitate the vote and allow municipal buildings to be used, in violation of Madrid's orders.

Author: 0 What's changed with North Korea in five weeks since 'fire and fury'

The Security Council also reiterated the importance of maintaining peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula and in north-east Asia at large, and expressed its commitment to a peaceful, diplomatic and political solution to the situation, welcoming efforts by Council members, as well as other States, to facilitate a peaceful and comprehensive solution through dialogue.

Global Media PM Abbasi, ministers to meet Nawaz Sharif
Author: 0 PM Abbasi, ministers to meet Nawaz Sharif

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and members of his cabinet will meet former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here on Sunday to discuss various critical issues. He was talking to US Ambassador David Hale in Islamabad on Friday. The PM Office's statement noted that Mr Abbasi and Amb Hale in their meeting agreed that "decades-long relations between Pakistan and the USA should be further strengthened through multifaceted engagement".

Global Media Trump says China's business tax rate is 15% - it's actually much higher
Author: 0 Trump says China's business tax rate is 15% - it's actually much higher

The budget director added during an interview on Bloomberg Television that the Trump administration wants to see a 15 percent corporate tax rate and that an overhaul should simplify Americans' ability to file taxes. Reed was among a bipartisan group that met with Trump Wednesday. Leaders plan to unveil some details later this month before handing the legislation off to tax writers on the House Ways and Means Committee.

Global Media Global Diplomatic Isolation of North Korea — Trump's UN Priority
Author: 0 Global Diplomatic Isolation of North Korea — Trump's UN Priority

He will also meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Korean President Moon Jae-In about North Korea's rapidly advancing weapons program. Conceding that Pyongyang continues to be "provocative" and "reckless", Haley told a questioner who wondered if it was not time for the USA to shift its North Korean strategy: "So, having said that, I have no problem kicking it to (Defence Secretary) General Mattis, because I think he has plenty of options".

Author: 0 Communication stocks push Wall Street to record close

Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index edged up 0.1 percent to 19,835.30 but South Korea's Kospi lost 0.4 percent to 2,369.32. The strength on Wall Street came as traders shrugged off some disappointing economic reports, as the data was impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Global Media Five dead at Florida nursing home after Irma knocks out power
Author: 0 Five dead at Florida nursing home after Irma knocks out power

The death toll has reached eight at a Florida nursing home that lacked air conditioning after Hurricane Irma , and three agencies have launched investigations into the tragedy. He added that calls to Florida Power & Light had not been returned. The woman heartbreakingly told Mitchell her mother had died as a result of the power outage.

Global Media Manager of nursing home where 6 died has been charged before
Author: 0 Manager of nursing home where 6 died has been charged before

Hollywood Police Chief Tom Sanchez said a criminal investigation has been opened up into the deaths of the residents, but did not offer any further details. The Sun-Sentinel newspaper, citing the Broward County Medical Examiner's Office, said the eight people who died were between the ages of 71 and 99 years old.

Global Media Infiltration bid foiled in Machil, 2 militants killed: Army
Author: 0 Infiltration bid foiled in Machil, 2 militants killed: Army

The interception led to an encounter that resulted into death of two unidentified terrorists, believed to be Pakistani nationals. Reports suggest the firing began at midnight and continued till 6.45 am. Sources said the army men deployed along LoC in Machil sector intercepted a group of militants trying to sneak into Valley today. Troops monitoring the area noticed suspicious movement along the LoC and immediately challenged the intruders.

Global Media At least four killed in traffic collision in British south Gloucestershire
Author: 0 At least four killed in traffic collision in British south Gloucestershire

Huge queues built up behind the crash scene after the motorway was closed in both directions. The force said the collision happened between junction 16 near Almondsbury and junction 14 near Falfield. The southbound carriageway is also closed but has been cleared of traffic and diversions are in place . Traffic tailed back for up to six miles as emergency services came to the aid of the injured.

Global Media 36 refugees shot dead in DR Congo
Author: 0 36 refugees shot dead in DR Congo

Boji said the clashes began after a group of refugees overran a jail run by the country's domestic intelligence agency to demand the release of four Burundians who had been arrested for expulsion on Wednesday night. Burundian officials could not be immediately reached for comment, but Burundi's foreign minister Alain Aime Nyamitwe wrote on Twitter: "My heart sinks as I learn of the shootings in Eastern #DRC".

Global Media Evian Championship: Moriya Jutanugarn hopes to emulate sister
Author: 0 Evian Championship: Moriya Jutanugarn hopes to emulate sister

Song has yet to crack the top 10 at a major championship, although she performed well here at Evian the last two years (T16 in 2015 and T17 in 2016). She claimed her third victory on tour, and first in seven years, at the Thornberry Classic at Wisconsin in July, when she admitted she nearly gave the game in 2015 and 2016 following seasons of struggle.

Global Media China can't stop India from developing Northeast, says Amit Shah
Author: 0 China can't stop India from developing Northeast, says Amit Shah

India has in the past maintained that the China-Japan dispute over the South China Sea should be resolved in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). The joint statement and comments by the two Prime Ministers in Gandhinagar also sent out a similar message that will be read closely in China on several counts.

Global Media Vehicle careens into Boise crowd, sends 11 to hospital
Author: 0 Vehicle careens into Boise crowd, sends 11 to hospital

The people hurt had serious but not critical injuries, said Boise Police Lt. Charles LeBar. According to information from Chief William L. Bones, Boise Police Department, the call came in at 10:51 a.m., and officers responded to the area of West Overland Road and Entertainment Avenue, where a auto show, Cars and Coffee, was being held.

Global Media Strange, Moore agree to debate ahead of runoff to Senate
Author: 0 Strange, Moore agree to debate ahead of runoff to Senate

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is launching an advertising push on behalf of Luther Strange in Alabama's heated U.S. Senate runoff. Odd is in a tight GOP primary race with former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former Senate seat.

Global Media United Nations Security Council condemns highly provocative North Korea missile launch
Author: 0 United Nations Security Council condemns highly provocative North Korea missile launch

President Donald Trump has said America and its allies will never be intimidated and insisted that the US' options for addressing the threat posed by North Korea are both "effective and overwhelming". The Security Council's reaction came a day after North Korea fired an intermediate-range missile from Pyongyang over northern Japan yesterday. "We must make North Korea understand this", Abe said.

Global Media Congress anxious bullet trains could affect winning chances in Gujarat polls
Author: 0 Congress anxious bullet trains could affect winning chances in Gujarat polls

The common man won't benefit from bullet train as the government is looking after the interest of businessman. While Modi called the project as a harbinger of change, the Congress called the bullet train as a " chunavi bullet train" (election bullet train) as Gujarat, the home state of Modi, is all set to host the Assembly elections later this year.

Global Media Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin is looking for consistency
Author: 0 Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin is looking for consistency

While A&M's opponent last week, Nicholls State, only had one Texan on its roster , the Ragin' Cajuns feature 16. Hubenak is thought to be back for the Aggies' SEC opener September 23 vs Arkansas. "Are we the team we want to be right now?" He also remembers that Texas A&M had a hard time covering wide receiver Brandon Stokley, and that his then-University of Southwestern Louisiana team relied on its defense to pull off the biggest football win in school history.

Global Media Appeals court upholds decision to allow Ma'Lik Richmond to play
Author: 0 Appeals court upholds decision to allow Ma'Lik Richmond to play

The ruling means Ma'lik Richmond, 21, will be allowed to play for Youngstown State University in a game against Central Connecticut State University on Saturday. Richmond claims the school has violated his civil rights and is causing him to lose a year of football eligibility that could later cost him a professional football career.

Author: 0 Hurricane Jose may threaten Northeast next week

The storm's maximum sustained winds early Friday are near 70 miles per hour and it is forecast to become a hurricane again later in the day. The hurricane center shows tropical storm-force winds affecting the central and northern North Carolina coast by Sunday morning.

Global Media Qatar's emir says ready to talk to end crisis
Author: 0 Qatar's emir says ready to talk to end crisis

His Highness the Emir thanked Merkel for the efforts made by Germany and its role in resolving differences through dialogue as well as its support for the Kuwaiti initiative, which Qatar has been supporting from the beginning and will continue to support until a solution that satisfies all parties is reached.

Author: 0 Another View: Trump makes a bold, bipartisan move on DACA

The worries were sparked by Trump's startling efforts to forge consensus with Schumer and Pelosi - "Chuck and Nancy", as the president has cozily referred to the Democratic duo - over the fate of almost 800,000 people brought to the US illegally as children.

Global Media Facebook reportedly gives Mueller records of fraudulent accounts for Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 Facebook reportedly gives Mueller records of fraudulent accounts for Russian Federation investigation

The Wall Street Journal earlier reported Facebook's latest disclosures. Facebook's policies in the past have been that they would only turn over "stored content" of an account, including messages and location. Facebook Inc, under pressure over its role in possible Russian meddling in last year's USA presidential election, said it plans an election integrity initiative to protect Canada's next vote from cyber threats.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Jose expected to strenghten

Swells generated by Jose were affecting Bermuda, the Bahamas , the northern coasts of Hispaniola and Puerto Rico, and the Southeast coast of the United States, and will spread northward along the Mid-Atlantic coast of the USA during the next few days.

Global Media Eight dead in Florida nursing home following Hurricane Irma
Author: 0 Eight dead in Florida nursing home following Hurricane Irma

No arrests have been made in the criminal probe, according to police in the city just north of Miami. Police were first called to the facility at about 4:30 a.m. The Hollywood center where the deaths occurred had earned a "below average" mark of two out of five stars from the nursing home rating system for Medicare, the US health insurance program for the elderly and disabled, Medicare records showed.

Global Media Egypt court upholds ex-president Morsi's life sentence
Author: 0 Egypt court upholds ex-president Morsi's life sentence

Amid the crisis between several Arab states and Qatar , an Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to 25 years in prison in the case involving leaked documents to Doha. Morsi was immediately arrested after the coup and Sisi has been the president of the country since 2013. The defendants are charged with joining a terrorist cell in Egypt's governorate of Marsa Matrouh affiliated with the Libya Daesh militant group.

Global Media Florida AG Bondi: 'No Excuse' for Deaths of Nursing Home Patients
Author: 0 Florida AG Bondi: 'No Excuse' for Deaths of Nursing Home Patients

Authorities in Hollywood , where police have opened a criminal investigation of the deaths, said Wednesday that investigators had found that the nursing home still had some power. We believe at this time they may be related to the loss of power in the storm. Medical staff from a nearby hospital said that residents were suffering from dehydration and breathing difficulties.

Global Media Patkar protests for Narmada families on Modi's inauguration eve
Author: 0 Patkar protests for Narmada families on Modi's inauguration eve

Over 80 Narmada Raths are travelling across the state to spread awareness about the importance of the project. "According to the Newspaper, More than 43,000 km out of the total 90,000 km Narmada canal network is still unfinished due to BJP government's failure", Gohil said.It was in June 2014 that the Narmada Control Authority gave nod to install gates which would increase the dam's height to 138 metre.

Author: 0 North Korea fires missile over Japan's Hokkaido

Furthermore, the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also condemned the launch , which disobeyed the sanctions given by the UN. In response to Friday's launch, South Korea's military immediately carried out a ballistic missile drill of its own, with the defence ministry saying it took place while the North's rocket was still airborne.

Global Media Arjan Singh, first ever Marshal of the IAF, critically ill
Author: 0 Arjan Singh, first ever Marshal of the IAF, critically ill

The Padma Vibhushan recipient is the only Air Force officer to have been promoted to a five-star rank, according to the newspaper. Born on 15 April 1919 in Lyallpur, Punjab (now in Pakistan), Arjan Singh entered the distinguished Royal Air Force College at Cranwell at the age of 19 and graduated as a pilot officer the following year.

Global Media Hillary Clinton calls for elimination of the Electoral College
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton calls for elimination of the Electoral College

Cooper asked Clinton if she thought the system should be eliminated. "That's what I mean about all the tough talk that we hear from our president actually playing right into Kim Jong Un's hands". "If you look at our recent history, we've had several candidates, nominees, who've won the popular vote and lost the Electoral College", she said. Be mischievous: A Washington poohbah who knows both of them texted me: "Both are plutocrats masquerading as populists".

Global Media Fire breaks out in RK Studio in Chembur
Author: 0 Fire breaks out in RK Studio in Chembur

There have been no reports of any casualty or anyone being injured in the accident so far, as firefighters are still engaged in controlling the fire. The fire broke out on the sets of a Television show with the name Super Dance. Thick dark smoke enveloped the entire area as flames swept through the basement of the sprawling studio, where Raj Kapoor, his siblings and children made a number of films over the decades.

Global Media Five Dead at a Florida Nursing Home That Lost Power After Irma
Author: 0 Five Dead at a Florida Nursing Home That Lost Power After Irma

The complaint asks for the preservation of all video and photographs taken in the nursing home from September 8, the day before South Florida was expected to start experiencing increased winds from Hurricane Irma , to September 13. Craig Mallak said after receiving some of the bodies for autopsies that the victims had been in poor health, and "it's going to be tough to tell how much was the heat and how much of it was they were sick already".

Global Media Possible deal with DACA program brings relief to local recipients
Author: 0 Possible deal with DACA program brings relief to local recipients

Chuck Schumer of NY, the minority leader in the Senate, said they met with the president to hash out a deal to help the approximately 800,000 youth who have benefited from the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA . Trump's two point men on the issue - Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council Director Gary Cohn - went to Capitol Hill earlier this week to brief top negotiators on Capitol Hill about their plans.

Author: 0 Jose re-strengthens into Category 1 hurricane

Tropical Storm Jose has strengthened back into a hurricane, according to a 5 p.m. ET Friday update from the National Hurricane Center . The updated track continues to keep Jose offshore, but close enough to the New Jersey and Long Island coasts to bring large and destructive waves, risky rip currents, beach erosion, and rain/wind next Tuesday into Wednesday.

Global Media Chinese Bitcoin Exchange ViaBTC Shutting Down
Author: 0 Chinese Bitcoin Exchange ViaBTC Shutting Down

BTC China said on its website it will "stop all trading business" on September 30. Bitcoin's perceived anonymity has been an important part of its growing appeal but also exposes the currency to claims that it is linked to the drug trade and other illegal activities.

Global Media North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commander reaffirms strong support to Afghanistan after Kandahar attack
Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commander reaffirms strong support to Afghanistan after Kandahar attack

The statement did not identify the nationalities of the injured troops, nor the extent of the injuries, but said those injured were taken to Kandahar Airfield hospital for treatment. "NATO forces securing the military bases and major centers of the country remain permanent targets for possible attacks by insurgents", it added. Police say global troops have been attacked in southern Afghanistan, but there are no immediate reports of casualties.

Author: 0 Real Madrid Forward To Miss UCL Game Due To Hilarious Injury

The Portuguese struck the underside of the crossbar early in the second half then moments later hit his 109th Champions League goal by powering home from the spot after APOEL's Spanish defender Roberto Lago was harshly penalized for handball.

Global Media Hurricane Irma expected to start northern turn tonight
Author: 0 Hurricane Irma expected to start northern turn tonight

Jose is reportedly following a path similar to Irma's and could potentially hit the same Caribbean islands that were devastated by Irma days ago, the National Hurricane Center said . Barbuda , Anguilla , Sint Maarten/St Martin and St Barthelemy are under hurricane warning while Antigua is under hurricane watch. According to several reports, the hurricane brought heavy rain and winds of 160 miles per hour to the northern coast of Cuba , forcing thousands to evacuate to safe areas.

Global Media UN Security Council condemns excessive violence in Myanmar
Author: 0 UN Security Council condemns excessive violence in Myanmar

The statement is the first time the Security Council has commented on Myanmar in nine years, according to British Ambassador to the UN Matthew Rycroft. Suu Kyi has been criticised by former supporters in the West for failing to do enough to prevent the violence in Rakhine state. Juncker however declined to say whether Suu Kyi should be stripped of the Nobel Peace Prize, an award the European Union itself won in 2012.

Global Media Trump blocks Chinese-backed acquisition of United States chip maker Lattice
Author: 0 Trump blocks Chinese-backed acquisition of United States chip maker Lattice

Similarly, in January of this year, the President's Council on Science and Technology issued a report concluding that China is encouraging acquisitions of existing semiconductor companies as part of an attempt to exert control over the global semiconductor market and recommending CFIUS include an analysis of Chinese policy in analysing Chinese investment in relevant USA businesses.

Global Media Caribbean begins rebuilding from Irma after leaders tour islands
Author: 0 Caribbean begins rebuilding from Irma after leaders tour islands

Professor of English Typhanie Yanique writes in The New York Times on how the news media's coverage and the U.S. government's response to Hurricane Irma's devastation in the U.S. There was talk of how Irma was affecting Florida and "the Caribbean ", but according to local Laurel Brannick, "They didn't even include us". The nearby Turks and Caicos islands were also badly hit, as were the southern Bahamas.

Global Media Trump Hides Mar-a-Lago Visitor Records | National Security Archive
Author: 0 Trump Hides Mar-a-Lago Visitor Records | National Security Archive

President Donald Trump dines with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago in February. "The government believes that Presidential schedule information is not subject to FOIA ", acting assistant attorney general Char Readler, and Joon Kim, acting US attorney for the Southern District of NY, told the left-leaning government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.

Global Media The explosion from the Parsons Green subway station was a terrorist attack
Author: 0 The explosion from the Parsons Green subway station was a terrorist attack

Earlier in the day, Trump said in a series of tweets that perpetrators of the explosion in London subway are "loser terrorists" who are "under the sight of Scotland Yard ". "The Internet is the main recruitment tool that we must cancel and use it better", announced PLOTUS via Twitter . A short time later, Trump added: "Loser terrorists must be dealt with in a much tougher manner".

Global Media Louis streets after murder acquittal for ex-cop
Author: 0 Louis streets after murder acquittal for ex-cop

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department also announced its preparations ahead of the announcement, stating that officers will begin working 12-hour shifts Friday. Defense attorney Neil Bruntrager said the officers were almost run over. Reporter: All this, happening not far from Ferguson , where the death of Michael Brown triggered weeks of protests.

Global Media Uncertainty continues for DACA recipients in Tucson
Author: 0 Uncertainty continues for DACA recipients in Tucson

It's all because of a deal he made with Democrats in Congress to raise the debt ceiling and to finance the government for three months as part of legislation to help hurricane victims. While Schumer and Trump may have different political ideologies, there is no denying that Schumer's NY personality appeals to the President , while Republicans are having a hard time breaking through to Trump.

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