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Global Media Muslim woman at centre of London terror abuse slams critics
Author: 0 Muslim woman at centre of London terror abuse slams critics

The Muslim woman who was photographed looking at her phone while walking past a victim being treated on the pavement at Westminster Bridge on the day a terrorist ploughed his auto into passers-by, has clapped back at trolls for slamming her over the photo without understanding what really happened.

Author: 0 U.S. military launches probe into Mosul strike after civilian deaths reported

While Pentagon statements on them insisted everyone killed was an ISIS fighters, mounting evidence suggests United States airstrikes against the city of Mosul have killed almost 300 civilians, with attacks just last week burying over 150 people under the rubble of residential buildings in the city's west.

Author: 0 Mexican Church accuses companies working on Trump's border wall of 'treason'

The Catholic Archdiocese of Mexico published an editorial on the subject of Mr Trump's proposed $12 billion barrier between the two nations, in which it encouraged the Mexican government to penalise companies involved in its construction. A corporation such as Cemex - based in Monterrey, Mexico, and with a heavy presence in the US, including four concrete facilities in Arizona - is in a hard position to cater to clients on both sides of the border, said Juan Carlos Hartasánchez, a senior ...

Global Media Dead, 14 Injured After Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting
Author: 0 Dead, 14 Injured After Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

Several victims in Cincinnati had life-threatening injuries, WLWT-TV quoted Mr Neudigate as saying. It wasn't clear how many people fired shots. There was " chaos " in the aftermath, Captain Williams said. Federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives also were at the scene Sunday morning. Ohio Governor John Kasich sent his condolences and offered state help in the case.

Author: 0 Mosul residents say US-led coalition airstrikes killed scores of people

According to Airwars .org, a non-profit which independently tracks allegations of civilian casualties, airstrikes by the US-led coalition have allegedly killed more than 1,000 civilians in 100 incidents in March alone. Mosul municipality chief, Abdul Sattar al-Habbo, who is supervising the rescue, said 240 bodies had been pulled from the rubble of collapsed buildings.

Author: 0 U.S. confirms its forces behind airstrike on Mosul

Suicide auto bombs, ISIL's most potent weapon, are another lethal threat to civilians, and can tear huge holes in Iraqi lines if they are not stopped. Several witnesses described being forced into their homes by militants who burned their cars, parked a suicide truck packed with explosives nearby and perched on roofs.

Global Media Obama: America is stronger because of Affordable Care Act
Author: 0 Obama: America is stronger because of Affordable Care Act

Key provisions of Trumpcare include repealing the individual mandate, doing away with Affordable Care Act tax credits that low- and middle-income families rely on to afford health insurance, phasing out critical federal health care resources for states and repealing the taxes on wealthy Americans which now finance the Affordable Care Act.

Global Media Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One killed, 14 injured
Author: 0 Cincinnati nightclub shooting: One killed, 14 injured

The Cincinnati Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate , however, said that "there are no indications this incident is terrorism related". "It's going to be a long night for our homicide units to investigate". Authorities had originally said they were looking for more than one shooter - before correcting themselves to say only one gunman was wanted and then reversing themselves again.

Global Media Six aid workers killed in an ambush in South Sudan
Author: 0 Six aid workers killed in an ambush in South Sudan

On Sunday, the Sudanese government said it agreed on opening a new corridor via El Obied, Heglig, Rubkona and Bentiu for delivery of humanitarian aid to the population affected by starvation in South Sudan's Unity and Greater Bahr el Ghazal States.

Author: 0 Stormont power-sharing talks collapse ahead of deadline

Sinn Féin said it was committed to the power-sharing institutions despite the failure to reach agreement. He faces a choice between fresh elections, direct rule from London or maybe playing for time in the hope some compromise can be found.

Author: 0 Tar Heels, Gamecocks round out NCAA Final Four

If Kentucky wins this then they will achieve their 18th Final Four appearance (and if they win, their ninth national title). The Tar Heels celebrated on the court by accepting the trophy as champions of the South Bracket and then cut down the nets.

Global Media Prospects dim for vote on GOP health bill in House
Author: 0 Prospects dim for vote on GOP health bill in House

But those changes have now alienated some centrist Republicans, who huddled with Ryan and his leadership team for more than two hours Wednesday night to discuss the impact of moving the bill to the right. Despite the uncertain path forward, it appears repeal of the so-called essential health benefits is still part of the conversation. If people had doubted the Freedom Caucus would remain an influential force under President Donald Trump, there was no questioning now their ability to exercise ...

Global Media Democrats introduce the 'MAR-A-LAGO Act'
Author: 0 Democrats introduce the 'MAR-A-LAGO Act'

In the Senate, the bill's original co-sponsors included Sens. Introduced by Sens. Tom Udall of New Mexico, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Tom Carper of DE and Rep. The bill comes after the Trump administration refused to continue a policy established by former President Barack Obama, who regularly released the visitor logs for the White House three to four months after they were created.

Global Media Insurgents attack Kashmir minister's house, two cops hurt; weapons decamped
Author: 0 Insurgents attack Kashmir minister's house, two cops hurt; weapons decamped

Police sources and officials said the incident took place at the paternal house of Andrabi, who is the Haj and Auqaf minister in J&K government, situated in Shestergam village of south Kashmir's Dooru at around 10:30 pm on Sunday. DIG Pani, told Daily News & Analysis that it seems like that the attack was apparently on the police guard and the intention could have been to snatch weapons.

Global Media Pakistan Starts Building Fence Along Border With Afghanistan
Author: 0 Pakistan Starts Building Fence Along Border With Afghanistan

Fencing started in the Pakistani Bajaur and Mohmand districts, which border the eastern Afghan provinces of Nangarhar and Kunar, Pakistan's Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa announced on Saturday. Islamabad blames these on militants that it says have relocated across its porous border, which it closed for more than a month in February, citing "security reasons".

Global Media JOHN MCCAIN: There's a 'crazy fat kid' running North Korea
Author: 0 JOHN MCCAIN: There's a 'crazy fat kid' running North Korea

The body was carried out of the mortuary in a multi-purpose vehicle at around 1.30pm, the paper quoted a source as saying on its website. Malaysian police on Sunday entered the North Korean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur in connection with last month's murder of Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, according to China Press , a Malaysian Chinese-language newspaper.

Global Media Beijing-Backed Carrie Lam Wins Hong Kong's Chief Executive Election
Author: 0 Beijing-Backed Carrie Lam Wins Hong Kong's Chief Executive Election

The election for Hong Kong's top political job will take place on Sunday, and the result could determine the course of a city that's becoming more polarized over Beijing's growing influence. Lam's pledge to ramp up growth through spending more and cutting taxes will be aided by a projected budget surplus of HK$92.8 billion ($11.9 billion) for the current fiscal year.

Global Media NZ Government signs deal to send extra value chilled meat to China
Author: 0 NZ Government signs deal to send extra value chilled meat to China

They discussed the South China Sea and English acknowledged the topic was "sensitive", though he said he did not think it would affect the rest of their relationship. Last week while the Mr Li was in Australia, it was announced that all meat exporters there would now have access for chilled product into China. "Well it's something where we would like to progress and we're yet to see whether we can".

Global Media Mosul offensive halted after scores of civilians killed
Author: 0 Mosul offensive halted after scores of civilians killed

Observers say the civilian death toll in Mosul is mounting as ISIS struggles to defend its last remaining Iraqi stronghold, fighting out of homes and heavily populated areas and drawing heavy airstrikes from US -backed Iraqi forces. In Syria, U.S. -backed militias are approaching the city of Raqqa, the presumed capital of the self-proclaimed Islamic State. The incident highlights the complexity of fighting in west Mosul , where militants hide among civilians, using families as shields ...

Author: 0 March Madness: North Carolina holds off Kentucky to reach Final Four

He was given a scholarship by head coach Roy Williams before this season. For all of the admiration that game has gotten among fans this season, the Tar Heels don't look upon it fondly. Kentucky and North Carolina meet later Sunday to determine the last spot in Phoenix. Adebayo easily was the most frustrated as he missed all five shots in the half with Kennedy Meeks swatting away one of his dunk attempts.

Global Media More States To Expand Medicaid Now That Obamacare Remains Law
Author: 0 More States To Expand Medicaid Now That Obamacare Remains Law

Not all Michigan Republicans were for the repeal. " Most critically, this legislation did not fulfill the promise to expand choices, increase access to care, and bring down the cost of health care.", U.S. They decided on the latter and now Trump's entire agenda is in jeopardy. In the guise of a health care bill, this actually was a massive tax cut for the wealthiest Americans.

Global Media World united to defeat IS, Johnson says after London attack
Author: 0 World united to defeat IS, Johnson says after London attack

Reports suggest that the assailant drove a vehicle into pedestrians on Westminster Bridge, killing two people, before crashing it outside the Houses of Parliament. The attack started when a vehicle was driven over Westminster Bridge, hitting and injuring a number of people and three police officers. The number of people who were going to join the ISIS was dwindling and the tide was turning against it, Johnson added.

Author: 0 Beijing's intrusion on Hong Kong's election - and a hard five years ahead

After the votes were counted, she bowed to the crowd and shook hands with the second-place finisher, former Hong Kong secretary of finance John Tsang (曾俊華). Such grievances are unlikely to be alleviated with Lam being the new chief executive. Leung's unexpected early departure was widely seen as a sign that Beijing may change its hardline approach towards Hong Kong , despite his recent promotion to the vice-chairmanship of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Author: 0 Russian police detain 17 from Navalny's anti-corruption group

Besides Moscow, there were 99 similar rallies in cities and towns across the country. Police have been deployed in large numbers for the protest in the capital. The U.S. government condemned the arrest of Navalny and of peaceful protesters, calling for their immediate release. "Our topic of the day is the fight against corruption ", Navalny later posted on his Twitter account in Russian.

Author: 0 NI beat Norway in World Cup qualifier

A former postman, Conor Washington is making a welcome habit of delivering at Windsor Park. "Conor goes to look for the ball and fight for the ball and Jamie does the same". Celebration time after Jamie Ward kicked off the scoring in Belfast. McAuley, just one global away from eclipsing George Best's haul, was back out for the second half and seeking that total when trudging forward at corners.

Global Media Threat of more air strikes sends thousands fleeing Mosul
Author: 0 Threat of more air strikes sends thousands fleeing Mosul

An Iraqi brigadier general said that strikes had damaged more than 27 residential buildings and that three of them were completely destroyed. Mosul residents reported two air strikes hitting a residential area on 13 and 17 March. A USA airstrike in Mosul last week appears to have killed upwards of 200 civilians. The militants still control much of the western half of Iraq's second-largest city while US-led coalition forces have declared the eastern part is "fully liberated".

Global Media USA military conrms deadly airstrike in Mosul
Author: 0 USA military conrms deadly airstrike in Mosul

ISIS' Amaq News Agency released a video last week purporting to show USA -led coalition air strikes on residential areas in Mosul, claiming that 1,800 civilians have been killed in the northern Iraqi city since the US -led military first began its campaign.

Global Media Led Mosul airstrike may have killed over 100 civilians
Author: 0 Led Mosul airstrike may have killed over 100 civilians

Details about what exactly happened on March 17 are hard to confirm as Iraqi forces battle with ISIL to recapture the heavily populated parts of the western half of Mosul , the armed group's last stronghold in Iraq. We are stunned by this bad loss of life and wish to express our deepest condolences to the many families who have reportedly been impacted by this tragedy.

Global Media Aadhaar Card To Be Made Compulsory For Getting Driving Licence In India
Author: 0 Aadhaar Card To Be Made Compulsory For Getting Driving Licence In India

The government recently made it mandatory for citizens to produce the 12-digit Aadhaar number for benefits under almost three dozen central schemes including free mid-day meals for schoolchildren. "It will be almost impossible to get a fake or duplicate licence", said the source. The issue of driving licences have a centralised database of sorts and it also helps to prevent people getting multiple licences from different RTOs in different states.

Global Media 6 showing no vital signs, 3 others missing after avalanche in Tochigi
Author: 0 6 showing no vital signs, 3 others missing after avalanche in Tochigi

Authorities in Tochigi said that about 50 high school students from seven different schools were on a mountaineering trip when the avalanche struck. The avalanche hit around 9.20am Monday at the Nasu Onsen Family Ski Resort in Tochigi. NHK also said that three other students were injured, while three teachers on the excursion could not immediately be contacted. An emergency rescue operation is now underway.

Author: 0 Women's Sweet 16 roundup: OR stuns Maryland; UConn tops UCLA

Among active college coaches, only two have been to more Elite Eights during Self's Kansas years: Kentucky's John Calipari (nine, the first three at Memphis) and North Carolina's Roy Williams (eight). She's flourished in her first season with the Ducks averaging 7.5 points and 4.2 rebounds while shooting 53.7 percent from the field. "I think we can really win this thing", Bell said.

Author: 0 More OPEC Members Call For Cuts Extension Beyond June

The rally stalled this year as United States output and supplies continued to grow. The Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee "expressed its satisfaction with the progress made towards full conformity with the voluntary production adjustments and encouraged all participating countries to press on towards 100 percent conformity", producers said after their day-long meeting.

Global Media Elton John celebrates milestone birthday with star studded party
Author: 0 Elton John celebrates milestone birthday with star studded party

The Rocket Man singer will also be marking a 50-year writing partnership with his friend and long-time collaborator Bernie Taupin at the party, which is to be held in Los Angeles. 'When I was growing up, 70 sounded like the end of the world. Elton John has defended his friend Eminem from accusations of homophobia, saying: 'I'll fight for anyone who is misunderstood and misrepresented by the idiots out there'.

Global Media Mosul civilian deaths a 'terrible tragedy:' United States military chief
Author: 0 Mosul civilian deaths a 'terrible tragedy:' United States military chief

Iraqi forces are pushing into Mosul's Old City, where fleeing residents say militants are hiding among the civilian population, sheltering in family homes and using the narrow alleyways and streets to their advantage. The increased strikes come at a time when the Trump administration has put its trust in carrying out the details of the war plan in the field commanders, giving them more autonomy to initiate attacks than they had under the Obama administration.

Global Media Gunfire at Cincinnati nightclub Cameo leaves one dead and 15 hurt
Author: 0 Gunfire at Cincinnati nightclub Cameo leaves one dead and 15 hurt

Several of the victims in Cincinnati had life-threatening injuries, WLWT-TV reported on its website, quoting Neudigate, who said hundreds of people were in the nightclub at the time of shooting. the shots were fired, individuals ran outside, so there was not a lot of people inside the club". One person was killed in the shooting. "We have had incidents here in the past, but this is by far the worst".

Author: 0 Carrie Lam to be next HK leader

A small number of demonstrators scuffled with police and... And the fact that, increasingly, the top levels in the government are not filled by able people who have some credibility and standing within the community, but by people whose criteria is not merit, but simply whether you're loyal and whether you'll toe the line.

Global Media CENTCOM Investigating Air Strike in Mosul that Killed up to 200 Civilians
Author: 0 CENTCOM Investigating Air Strike in Mosul that Killed up to 200 Civilians

However, Iraqi forces have also frequently fired mortar rounds and unguided rockets during the battle for west Mosul - weapons that pose a much greater risk to residents of areas where fighting is taking place. Geddo said. Brigadier General Matthew Isler, a deputy commanding general for the USA -led coalition, told Reuters he could not provide details of the military investigation into civilian deaths in western Mosul on March 17.

Global Media Piecing the health care puzzle together
Author: 0 Piecing the health care puzzle together

Since the bill failed, Medicaid remains an open-ended entitlement, meaning anyone who qualifies can enroll. Trump also said he backs House Speaker Paul Ryan remaining in his position even if the health care bill fails. "Recrafting this bill, he may actually get a few Democrats to come over and work with him on the next go-around", Murray said. But critics say the mandate, in addition to imposing regulation on the insurance market, inflates the cost of health care plans because it forces ...

Global Media Westminster attack: Police say terrorist Khalid Masood acted alone
Author: 0 Westminster attack: Police say terrorist Khalid Masood acted alone

A former British army officer told the BBC on Friday that rescuers held the hand of Constable Keith Palmer and talked to him as they tried in vain to save his life after he was stabbed during the attack on Parliament. A USA government source said Masood had associates with an interest in joining jihadist groups overseas, but there was no evidence he had done so himself.

Global Media Westminster attacker born Adrian Russell Ajao
Author: 0 Westminster attacker born Adrian Russell Ajao

London Metropolitan police said on Saturday that one man, a 58-year-old arrested in Birmingham the morning after Wednesday's terror attack, was still being held while further enquiries were being carried out. The super-heavyweight Commonwealth bronze medallist, from Burton upon Trent, was visiting the Houses of Parliament with his British Lionhearts teammates when he came just 20m (66ft) from terrorist Khalid Masood.

Global Media Representatives comment on health care bill yank
Author: 0 Representatives comment on health care bill yank

The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the American Health Care Act Friday afternoon after delaying the vote Thursday. "The American Health Care Act would have caused millions of Americans to lose their health insurance, and it would have greatly increased costs for millions more - all in the name of cutting taxes for the wealthy".

Global Media Next World War? North Korea May Conduct Underground Nuclear Test Soon
Author: 0 Next World War? North Korea May Conduct Underground Nuclear Test Soon

We tried to have negotiations with them - that hasn't worked. Just last Friday, before he travelled to Beijing, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pronounced an end to the American policy of strategic restraint and said a "comprehensive range of capabilities" was being developed to tackle the situation caused by North Korea.

Author: 0 Freedom Caucus' Jordan: End ObamaCare blaming, 'Let's get to work'

From the beginning, members of the House Freedom Caucus had been among the most outspoken voices against House leadership's bill. President Donald Trump has said the repeal and replacement of Obamacare must happen before action can be taken on his other plans, including a major tax reduction.

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