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Global Media Latest Republican push to repeal Obamacare collapses
Author: 0 Latest Republican push to repeal Obamacare collapses

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump lashed out at "so-called Republicans" Tuesday for deserting the party's latest attempt to repeal the Obama health care law. Bob Casey, D-Pa., said he was "relieved that Senate Republicans are abandoning" a vote on an "irresponsible scheme". Republican Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky and John McCain of Arizona opposed the bill , as well.

Global Media IRS shares information with Mueller's special counsel probe
Author: 0 IRS shares information with Mueller's special counsel probe

As CNN previously reported, among the people Mueller has expressed interest in speaking with are former and current White House staffers whom investigators consider witnesses, including former chief of staff Reince Priebus, former press secretary Sean Spicer, communications director Hope Hicks, White House counsel Don McGahn, communications adviser Josh Raffel and associate counsel James Burnham.

Author: 0 London could have had seven more terrorist attacks this year: Sadiq Khan

Khan's comments follow those of other senior Labour figures, who at this week's party conference in Brighton have openly backed the possibility of a second Brexit referendum. Police have foiled seven terror attacks since the Westminster atrocity in March, Sadiq Khan has revealed. However, Trump suggested the mayor was downplaying the terror attack itself.

Global Media North Korea mobilises aircraft in response to USA bombers
Author: 0 North Korea mobilises aircraft in response to USA bombers

North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho also staged the latest episode of the verbal war in NY on Monday, after saying that the US President's statement to the United Nations, in which he threatened to " totally destroy North Korea", was a declaration of war against his country.

Global Media Supreme Court Cancels Travel Ban Hearing Date, Orders Both Sides to Reassess
Author: 0 Supreme Court Cancels Travel Ban Hearing Date, Orders Both Sides to Reassess

President Donald Trump replaced his revised travel ban by imposing new restrictions on travel to the USA from eight foreign countries that the administration says are lacking in vetting and information sharing. North Korea and Syria: Total ban on permanent migration. At the start of the year, the news was permeated by stories about President Trump's proposed " Muslim ban ", several months later and the hasty executive order, which went into effect in January , is only expanding.

Author: 0 Twitter explains why Trump can use site as venue for violence, hate

Some wondered on Monday why Twitter hadn't removed the tweet - violating the company's rules usually means the tweet is removed and the account is suspended. In a six-tweet response thread, Twitter said that when it considers removing a tweet, one of the factors it takes into account the newsworthiness and public interest of the post .

Global Media First Warning Forecast: Rain, wind, and flooding from Hurricane Maria
Author: 0 First Warning Forecast: Rain, wind, and flooding from Hurricane Maria

It's moving north at 7 miles per hour. This comes as Hurricane Maria approaches from the southeast. Dare County ordered the evacuation of Hatteras Island beginning at noon Monday. The main risks are storm surge up 2 ft, rough surf, and tropical storm force winds. There is also a storm surge watch from Cape Lookout to Duck including the sound side of the Outer banks.

Global Media Qatar Airways orders 6 Boeing aircraft despite Gulf standoff
Author: 0 Qatar Airways orders 6 Boeing aircraft despite Gulf standoff

Qatar Airways, one of the Middle East's biggest carriers, has announced it ordered six new Boeing aircraft in a deal valued at almost $2.2 billion. "We were the bridge during the blockade", says Al Baker. Being the first to operate Boeing 787 Dreamliner in the Middle East, the carrier continues to reflect its confidence in Boeing to deliver an outstanding product.

Global Media Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, won't seek re-election next year
Author: 0 Sen. Bob Corker, Tennessee Republican, won't seek re-election next year

Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) announced Tuesday that he will not run for another term in 2018, setting up an open contest for his seat in next year's midterms. Lamar Alexander said earlier this year. Corker questioned whether Trump had shown the "stability" and "competence" to succeed in office. At a September 2016 hearing on Syria, Corker assailed President Barack Obama and his administration for refusing to take the necessary steps to get humanitarian aid into Syria and to deter Bashar ...

Global Media North Korea may struggle to shoot United States bombers out of the sky
Author: 0 North Korea may struggle to shoot United States bombers out of the sky

Foreign Minister Ri told reporters Monday North Korea would shoot down any U.S. bombers which flew near the Korean Peninsula, even if they didn't enter North Korea's airspace. "The way to bring Kim to his knees is bankrupting him instead of threatening him or belittling him", Dr Lee Sung Yoon, professor of Korean studies at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, told The Straits Times .

Author: 0 Chelsea Are Strong Contenders But We're Doing Our Job - Manchester United Legend

It has been in those tricky home fixtures that City have picked up their best results, though, thanks to a 1-0 victory over Arsenal on August 19 and a 2-2 draw against Manchester United in front of their supporters a fortnight ago. And now striker Christian Benteke is facing a couple of months out injured. Wickham has also been out of action through injury for the last 10 months following his final start against Swansea back in November, while Ladapo is still yet to feature in a ...

Global Media Man grabs, shoves woman inside vehicle in possible kidnapping
Author: 0 Man grabs, shoves woman inside vehicle in possible kidnapping

The suspect then reached across from the driver's seat, grabbed the victim's legs and installed her back in the front passenger seat. It happened on Sunday night around 11:50 p.m. 'She was saying, "No, no, leave me alone". Police now think that there was likely a second person in the vehicle, according to ABC7. Witnesses told police the man's auto, possibly a Chrysler 200, had a Texas license plate and the first three numbers were possibly "763".

Global Media Korean stocks open lower on US-N. Korea tension
Author: 0 Korean stocks open lower on US-N. Korea tension

The US on Tuesday imposed sanctions on eight North Korean banks and 26 bank executives, ratcheting up pressure on the country amid increasingly bellicose exchanges with Pyongyang over its nuclear programme. Ri Chang Yong, identified as head of the department of foreign studies at Pyongyang University, added: "The DPRK possessed of the strongest nuclear weapons and military hardware will surely and mercilessly exterminate those Trump-led war maniacs".

Author: 0 Twitter explains why Trump North Korea tweet wasn't removed

President Donald Trump indicated again Tuesday a willingness to take military action with regard to North Korea, a day after that country's foreign minister accused the American president of declaring war. "You had various administrations ... which left me a mess", said the president. "We'll see what happens". As many Twitter users have pointed out , Trump's tweet seems to violate Twitter's terms of service, which prohibits users from making violent threats.

Global Media Vice President Pence Visits NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center
Author: 0 Vice President Pence Visits NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

Thursday. "I want to thank the vice president for returning to IN today to urge support for the president's tax cuts, and I look forward to working closely with him as we deliver much-needed tax relief to Hoosiers". Pence's visit comes on the heels of Ivanka Trump's stop in Detroit on Tuesday. He also queried the astronauts on their best advice for kids who dream of spaceflight and how their work in orbit advances USA leadership in space.

Global Media Trump to meet with Prime Minister of Spain
Author: 0 Trump to meet with Prime Minister of Spain

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility. Trump said the US government is "totally prepared" for taking a military option against North Korea should it do so. The timing of Rajoy's visit suggests Spain was hoping to get Trump to endorse their moves against Catalonia, at a time when many European Union nations are trying to avoid public comment on the matter.

Global Media President Trump to Visit 'Devastated' Puerto Rico Next Week
Author: 0 President Trump to Visit 'Devastated' Puerto Rico Next Week

Why? According to CNN , which the President describes as "fake news", Trump has a finely-tuned ear for what will resonate with his political base. Former President Barack Obama spoke out Tuesday about the need for aid to Puerto Rico in a Twitter post that encouraged Americans to "answer the call".

Global Media Roy Moore Wins Alabama Senate Runoff
Author: 0 Roy Moore Wins Alabama Senate Runoff

Moore will face Democrat Doug Jones in a December 12 special election. Trailing in the polls, unusual has looked to the White House to help make up ground against Moore, who is best known for defiant stands against gay marriage and for the public display of the Ten Commandments.

Global Media North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war
Author: 0 North Korea accuses Trump of declaring war

Yet again though, the bond market's reaction to the latest escalation in tension between North Korea and the US proved short-lived. Speaking to reporters outside his NY hotel, Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho offered a response to Trump after the United States leader warned on Twitter at the weekend that North Korea "won't be around much longer" if it keeps up its threats.

Global Media Dismayed by Trump, Head of Drug Enforcement Administration to Leave
Author: 0 Dismayed by Trump, Head of Drug Enforcement Administration to Leave

Rosenberg had been running the agency since 2015. In an email to his staff, Rosenberg said he was proud to have led the "remarkable agency". Officials told the Times that Chuck Rosenberg believes Trump has little respect for the law , despite Trump's claims on the campaign trail of being the "law and order" candidate.

Author: 0 Israeli Settlement Activities Continue at A High Rate

In a statement , police said the gunman approached the entrance of the Jewish settlement of Har Adar and opened fire when police grew suspicious. Har Adar is an upscale community west of Jerusalem , straddling the line between the West Bank and Israel .

Global Media Asylum seekers from Manus, Nauru on their way to the US
Author: 0 Asylum seekers from Manus, Nauru on their way to the US

Among the first to leave the Manus Island and Nauru centres was Alitya Kumar Akash, originally from Bangladesh, who said he was anxious about cold weather in Georgia. Many other refugees on both Manus Island and Nauru have been interviewed by US Homeland Security officials and are awaiting notice about their applications for resettlement.

Global Media Explainer: Kurdish referendum will bolster independence push but non-binding
Author: 0 Explainer: Kurdish referendum will bolster independence push but non-binding

Iraqi Kurds were voting on Monday in defiance of warnings from Ankara as well as Baghdad and Iran . Initial results are expected to be announced 24 hours after polls close. "The fight against ISIS is not over, and extremist groups are seeking to exploit instability and discord", Nauert said , referring to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group.

Global Media French President Emmanuel Macron sets out vision for EU
Author: 0 French President Emmanuel Macron sets out vision for EU

In a speech at the Sorbonne in Paris on Tuesday, Macron will make proposals for re-shaping Europe, touching on topics ranging from defense and immigration to the economy, an official in his office told reporters. The FDP would not be the only hard ally in Merkel's coalition. Germany went to the elections on Sunday and the party of Merkel got a majority, which was something that was to be expected and the same was predicted by the opinion polls ahead of the elections as well.

Global Media North Korea threatens to shoot down United States warplanes
Author: 0 North Korea threatens to shoot down United States warplanes

Taking umbrage at Trump's weekend tweet that North Korea's leadership "won't be around much longer" if it keeps up its threats, Ri told reporters the worldwide community hoped that a "war of words" would "not turn into real actions". Wang Jingdong, president of the world's largest lender Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC), told reporters during a briefing the bank will "strictly implement U.N.

Global Media China's Exports to N. Korea Jump 25% Despite Global Sanctions
Author: 0 China's Exports to N. Korea Jump 25% Despite Global Sanctions

A 3.4 magnitude natural disaster has been detected in North Korea , the quake administration in China said on Saturday, adding that it could have been caused by a "suspected explosion". Washington had initially sought a full oil embargo, but softened its stance to secure backing from Russian Federation and China - the North's sole ally and main trading partner, responsible for around 90 percent of its commerce.

Global Media Twitter says it won't take down Trump's tweet to North Korea
Author: 0 Twitter says it won't take down Trump's tweet to North Korea

Kim said the North would consider the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" against the United States, and that Trump's comments had confirmed his nuclear programme was "the correct path". broadcaster reported Tuesday. Pyongyang said on Friday it might test a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific Ocean. The new Executive Order prohibits entry into the United States of certain aircraft and vessels that have engaged with North Korea within the prior 180 days.

Global Media Venezuelan Opposition Pulls out of Continued Dialogue with Government
Author: 0 Venezuelan Opposition Pulls out of Continued Dialogue with Government

Also on Monday, Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Arreaza said his country was willing to dialogue with the U.S., but received only "attacks". The United States imposed sanctions on Maduro in late July and has also targeted around 30 other officials. Gulf state senators have urged Trump not to ban imports, which would hurt refineries and push up gasoline prices.

Global Media North Korea bolstering its defence
Author: 0 North Korea bolstering its defence

South Korea's National Intelligence Service was unable to confirm the report immediately. "The North Koreans assume that the threats will be enough to restrain USA action but the United States might be thinking the same thing, so you end up in a situation where a provocation from one side is seen by the other as an actual move towards war", he said.

Global Media USA bombers fly off North Korean coast in show of force
Author: 0 USA bombers fly off North Korean coast in show of force

South Korea's National Intelligence Service (NIS) on Tuesday claimed that North Korea did not "clearly detect" the deployment of U.S. B1-B bombers over the weekend and took no action in response, the head of the National Assembly's Intelligence Committee said.

Global Media North Korea stages anti-US rally in battle with Trump
Author: 0 North Korea stages anti-US rally in battle with Trump

United States fighter jets escorted B-1B bombers that flew near the eastern coast of North Korea. President Donald Trump issued a familiar warning to North Korea on Tuesday, saying the United States is prepared to use "devastating" military action if necessary - as two USA defense officials tell CNN that the rogue nation has moved a small number of fighter jets, external fuel tanks and air-to-air missiles to a base on its eastern coast to boost military readiness.

Global Media Twitter Explains Why Trump Doesn't Get Suspended
Author: 0 Twitter Explains Why Trump Doesn't Get Suspended

Trump's tweet came at time of heightened tensions between the United States and North Korea, following several North Korean missile launches and nuclear tests that have drawn sharp criticism from the worldwide community. The company said that it has "long been internal policy" and that it will soon update its public-facing rules to reflect it. "We need to do better on this, and will".

Global Media Kicker Harrison Butker signed off Panthers practice squad
Author: 0 Kicker Harrison Butker signed off Panthers practice squad

So far this year, Santos was improving upon that mark and hadn't missed a field goal or extra point attempt through three games. There will be a ton of pressure on the Atlanta native as the Chiefs are considered one of the top team's in the National Football League this season.

Global Media Prototypes for Trump's border wall break ground in San Diego
Author: 0 Prototypes for Trump's border wall break ground in San Diego

In June, one contractor produced a video showing a prototype of the wall, Breitbart Texas reported . Contracts for prototypes of other materials were awarded to KWR Construction Inc. "So you need to have a great wall - but it needs to be see through". President Donald Trump's campaign promise to build a "big lovely wall" is in progress, with several companies ready to start construction on about half a dozen prototypes this week.

Global Media Korea's declaration of war comments 'absurd'
Author: 0 Korea's declaration of war comments 'absurd'

North Korea's foreign minister advised "The whole world should clearly remember it was the USA who first declared war on our country" and said Trump's tweet gave Pyongyang "every right" to shoot down US bombers even when they're flying outside North Korea's border.

Global Media Stone says no evidence he colluded with Russian Federation
Author: 0 Stone says no evidence he colluded with Russian Federation

Stone has long denied that he worked with Russian officials to influence the presidential election. Stone said he planned to tell the committee "the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth". Assange is the publisher of WikiLeaks , which released emails stolen from Democrats that helped Trump's campaign. It's unclear if Stone will be called to Capitol Hill again.

Author: 0 North Korea bolsters east coast defences

He added that US President Donald Trump has effectively declared war on Pyongyang, meaning all options were on the table for his country's leadership. together, manage the situation, in order to prevent further escalation of tensions or any kind of accidental military clashes which can quickly go out of control", South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said in a speech in Washington, while warning that Pyongyang was likely to carry out more provocations.

Author: 0 North Korea says Trump has 'declared war'

After Trump tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer, his administration clarified on Monday that the U.S.is not seeking his overthrow". "This is the farthest north of the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) any US fighter or bomber aircraft have flown off North Korea's coast in the 21st century", White said.

Global Media South Korea urges Trump to calm tensions with North Korea
Author: 0 South Korea urges Trump to calm tensions with North Korea

General Assembly that a strike on the US mainland was "inevitable" as Trump called Kim "Little Rocket Man". The latest round of heavy verbal salvoes began when Trump threatened in his maiden U.N. The flight across the Northern Limit Line on the East Sea drew extraordinary attention because it was the first dramatic show of force by the US military since the end of the 1950-53 Korean War.

Global Media Baby left on side of Oklahoma freeway in vehicle seat with cash
Author: 0 Baby left on side of Oklahoma freeway in vehicle seat with cash

He initially thought there was a doll inside the vehicle seat, but he noticed two feet kicking inside the auto seat and immediately pulled over. Its eyes were closed. According to Sgt. Gary Knigh, officers also found a Social Security card, cash, and a birth certificate with the baby. Mathews declined to say why, but the child's mother was found through her relatives in Texas and taken to a hospital for observation.

Global Media Catalonia refuses to give police over to Spain
Author: 0 Catalonia refuses to give police over to Spain

The raid targeted several regional government departments. El Pais newspaper said 14 people in total had been arrested. Police confirmed they were carrying out raids connected with the banned referendum , but did not give details. Polls show a minority of Catalans, albeit over 40 percent, support independence although a majority want a referendum on the issue. Eighteen MSPs expressed "grave concern" at the actions of the Spanish state in a letter to Spain's prime minister.

Global Media Mawarire Pleads Not Guilty To Public Violence
Author: 0 Mawarire Pleads Not Guilty To Public Violence

Mawarire is to appear in court on Monday due to separate subversion charges linked to earlier anti-government campaigns. "The government is urged to stop the arbitrary arrest of human rights activists, and habitual use of the law to persecute and silence its critics", it added.

Global Media Volunteers bring voter registration to students
Author: 0 Volunteers bring voter registration to students

Voters can fill it out, print it and mail it in to their county board of elections. Otherwise, you can find out how to register in your state here . Tuesday is National Voter Registration Day, and both parties are encouraging everyone to get out and register to vote. For assistance in Spanish, we invite callers to dial 888-VE-Y-VOTA (888-839-8682); for assistance in Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, or Bengali, dial 888-API-VOTE (888-274-8683).

Global Media Varadkar to ask PM May for clarity on Irish border
Author: 0 Varadkar to ask PM May for clarity on Irish border

He is expected to reiterate the cautious welcome he gave to elements of Mrs May's speech on Brexit in Florence last Friday. "But the only thing I can say is that we are really watching this question of the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, that we don't want to backtrack, we don't want to go back to the past", he said.

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