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Global Media With Angela Merkel, Germans win a small victory for decency
Author: 0 With Angela Merkel, Germans win a small victory for decency

That left a coalition between Merkel's Christian Democrats, their Bavarian sister party , the FDP and the Greens as the only potential option. Reports have already emerged the FDP party are set to be a thorn in the side for both Angela Merkel and could be a real problem for the Euro.

Global Media Malaysians banned from travelling to N.Korea
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Malaysia's travel ban represents just the latest move undertaken by the Southeast Asian state with respect to the escalating North Korea situation. Hamidin said after finding out about the Northj Korea travel ban on Malaysians, the FAM had discussed with AFC secretary-general Datuk Windsor Paul John before sending an official letter to the confederation.

Global Media Wealthy financiers could gain from Trump's proposed tax cut for small businesses
Author: 0 Wealthy financiers could gain from Trump's proposed tax cut for small businesses

For example, the President wants to end the estate tax, which only affects a few thousand uber-wealthy families each year - individual estates larger than $5.49m, and $11m for couples. Trump also said the estate tax is a "disaster" for farmers and makes it hard for them to survive and pass their legacy forward. He welcomed the president's pledge to work with both parties on tax reform , but said Republicans would have to move away from many of their initial proposals to win Democratic ...

Global Media U.S. waves though help for hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
Author: 0 U.S. waves though help for hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

The Jones Act requires that all goods shipped between US ports be carried by ships built by Americans and operated by Americans. A 2013 Federal Reserve Bank of NY report estimated shipping costs from the USA east coast to the United States territory were double what they were to the nearby Dominican Republic, largely due to the Jones Act.

Global Media Navalny arrested in Moscow after calls for unauthorized rally
Author: 0 Navalny arrested in Moscow after calls for unauthorized rally

The Kremlin has dismissed Navalny, who has faced repeated jailings and criminal cases, as an urbanite out of touch with people living in Russia's 11 time zones where President Vladimir Putin draws his support from. The rally in Nizhny Novgorod, however, had received City Hall approval. Last week the Council of Europe's decision-making body, the Committee of Ministers, urged the Russian authorities to allow Navalny to stand for election despite his suspended sentence, saying he and his ...

Global Media Malkin: Roy Moore win rejects McConnell's 'failure theater'
Author: 0 Malkin: Roy Moore win rejects McConnell's 'failure theater'

Trump's decision to delete these tweets odd isn't just weird and confusing. In another , the president said "vote today for "Big Luther". The president also deleted a tweet congratulating Moore on his win . Luther Strange (R-Ala.) over Judge Roy Moore . " Roy Moore has demonstrated time and again that he is unfit to represent Alabamians in the U.S.

Global Media Coming to America 2 Lands Director and New Writer
Author: 0 Coming to America 2 Lands Director and New Writer

Nearly thirty years after its release, it appears that Eddie Murphy comedy Coming to America is to receive a follow-up. According to Deadline , the film is moving forward with director Jonathan Levine , whose credits include 50/50, Warm Bodies , The Night Before and Snatched , attached.

Global Media Tropical disturbance could mean wetter weather for SWFL
Author: 0 Tropical disturbance could mean wetter weather for SWFL

As the system develops and moves into Central Florida through the weekend, it will eventually battle some upper-level winds by early Sunday, which will prevent it from organizing. Something similar can happen late in hurricane season when fall cold fronts dip down, sending thunderstorms into the Gulf where they can form into a tropical system.

Global Media Somalia: Al-Shabab Launches Deadly Attack On Army Base
Author: 0 Somalia: Al-Shabab Launches Deadly Attack On Army Base

Mogadishu City Government Spokesman Abditifitah Halane told reporters the auto exploded next to a public service vehicle in Hamarweyne Market. "We killed 17 soldiers and took seven technical vehicles", he told Reuters news agency, referring to pick-up trucks mounted with machine guns.

Global Media US Senate confirms Huntsman as ambassador to Russian Federation
Author: 0 US Senate confirms Huntsman as ambassador to Russian Federation

He breezed through his confirmation hearing last week as Republicans and Democrats praised his qualifications for the job. The Senate also confirmed three other diplomatic positions by voice vote: John Bass, now the US ambassador to Turkey, to be envoy to Afghanistan; career diplomat Justin Siberell to be ambassador to Bahrain and Wess Mitchell, a think-tank founder, to be Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs.

Global Media Trump delays flight to call officer injured in motorcade crash
Author: 0 Trump delays flight to call officer injured in motorcade crash

The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department confirmed to FOX59 an IMPD officer, later identified as Officer Robert Turner, was taken to Methodist Hospital after being involved in a crash. Joe Donnelly to support the tax proposal. Trump said during a speech in Indiana Wednesday that during the United Nations General Assembly last week, "one of the most powerful leaders in the world" told him the leader's country is planning to announce "in the not too distant future" that it would be ...

Author: 0 North Korean officials seek help to make sense of Donald Trump

After President Donald Trump last week issued a new executive order giving the United States greater leverage over foreign banks that support the North Korean regime, the U.S.is now looking at implementing the tougher sanctions , officials said Thursday.

Global Media Maha Ashtami Festival today
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It was duly followed by Swami Vivekananda and still continues on Asthami. Thousands of Hindu devotees are flocking to the mandaps throughout the country to celebrate Kumari Puja . Belur Math, in Kolkata's twin district Howrah, about 10 km from here, saw a sea of humanity with people from across the country and overseas, watching as priests worshipped a "kumari" as the "Mother Goddess".

Global Media Thai police search convicted PM Yingluck's house
Author: 0 Thai police search convicted PM Yingluck's house

The law as written appears to apply to Yingluck's case. The former prime Minister is believed to be in Dubai after fleeing before a criminal conviction. Police also searched a condominium room at JW Boulevard in Bangkok which reportedly belongs to Nilubol Klinprathum, a secretary of Yingluck's who reportedly fled with the former prime minister, to collect DNA samples.

Global Media Will resign if asked to go on leave: BHU VC Tripathi
Author: 0 Will resign if asked to go on leave: BHU VC Tripathi

I frequently travel to Europe and Canada. "But, I don't know why the girls started agitation after that", said Royana mentioning that she left Varanasi on September 22 for two days. Tripathi had earlier said that security of women could never be at par with the security of men. "The report (on BHU incidents) has been received and administration has been clearly told not to harass any student but get to the bottom of this issue and find details of anti- social elements who vitiated the ...

Global Media Delhi woman allegedly gangraped by 23 men in Rajasthan
Author: 0 Delhi woman allegedly gangraped by 23 men in Rajasthan

Six people have been arrested so far after the survivor reported the case in Jai Narayan Vyas Colony police station. The woman, in her complaint, said she visited Ridmalsar Purohitan, an area in Bikaner, on September 25. She said she was subsequently taken to an isolated place where more men raped her. The FIR registered by the police says the victim was dropped back on the next day, on September 26, at the same point from where she was picked up.

Global Media Local family of Puerto Rico residents wait, watch and worry
Author: 0 Local family of Puerto Rico residents wait, watch and worry

He's not alone: Eight U.S. House members asked the department in a letter this week to suspend the Jones Act for one year, and Republican Senator John McCain asked it to consider a permanent halt. Sarah Sanders, Trump's spokeswoman, tweeted Thursday that the Jones Act would be waived. "We anticipate many families affected by the disaster in Puerto Rico may seek refuge in our state".

Global Media Dead, 30 Injured In Stampede Near Mumbai's Elphinstone Station
Author: 0 Dead, 30 Injured In Stampede Near Mumbai's Elphinstone Station

Reports suggest that the number of people who died in the incident are like to increase. The incident took place around 9.30 am during rush hour near a ticket window between the Lower Parel and Elphinstone stations . Heavy rains on August 29 and September 19 had brought the city to a complete halt. The injured have been rushed to nearby Kem Hospital. The Minister was scheduled to board a local train at 1:00 pm at Vile Parle station and release the new suburban time-table at a function.

Global Media Leaders of France, Italy announce shipyard deal
Author: 0 Leaders of France, Italy announce shipyard deal

According to the government source, Fincantieri has a put option to sell its stake to Paris at a fair price. In conjunction with the agreement on the future of STX France, the French and Italian governments are to set up a working group on establishment of a naval shipbuilding alliance between Fincantieri and Naval Group.

Global Media Marc Anthony Calls Out Donald Trump On Puerto Rico & Fans Are Co-Signing
Author: 0 Marc Anthony Calls Out Donald Trump On Puerto Rico & Fans Are Co-Signing

The island's governor is pushing for the federal government to temporarily waive the Jones Act, a law requiring that all goods shipped between US ports be carried by USA owned-and-operated ships. As Puerto Rico struggles with a lack of fuel, water and medical supplies following the devastation of Hurricane Maria , it is pressing the Trump administration to lift a prohibition on foreign ships delivering supplies from the US mainland.

Global Media Iran says may drop nuclear deal if United States withdraws
Author: 0 Iran says may drop nuclear deal if United States withdraws

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action side-stepped the issue of the International Atomic Energy Agency receiving access to military sites, which only occurs after a month-long process, giving the Islamic Republic time to erase evidence. It lists examples such as using computer models that simulate a nuclear bomb, or designing multi-point, explosive detonation systems. Unlike many other parts of the deal, section T makes no mention of the IAEA and does not specify how compliance with the ...

Global Media Republican Tax Reform Framework
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The plan would almost double the standard deduction to $12,000 for individuals and $24,000 for families. According to the Tax Foundation, lowering the corporate tax rate from its current 35 percent to 20 percent would reduce revenue - even accounting for positive economic effects - by about $718 billion over 10 years.

Author: 0 Manchester United boss Mourinho wants to wrap up qualification asap

The Belgium worldwide has struck 10 times in nine games in all competitions, helping Jose Mourinho's men make a flying start to the campaign. The 24-year-old netted his tenth goal in all competitions on Wednesday as United ran out comfortable winners over CSKA Moscow with Jose's men on course to emerge from group A into the business end of the competition after Christmas.

Global Media Hurricane Maria: storm rages on as death toll rises
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria: storm rages on as death toll rises

Maria maintained Category 1 status, with sustained winds of 80 miles per hour on Monday , forecasters said. Tropical Storm and Storm Surge Watches have been issued for portions of North Carolina's coast and the Outer Banks. A storm surge watch is in effect for Cape Lookout to Duck. Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles from the center of the storm, the NHC said, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 230 miles.

Global Media Japan PM takes to street seeking voters' support
Author: 0 Japan PM takes to street seeking voters' support

Nearly two-thirds of Japanese voters are opposed to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calling a snap election, a Kyodo news agency survey showed on Sunday, a day before the Japanese leader is expected to announce an October vote. For the moment, although Koike is leading the party, she is not running for a seat in parliament, preferring to concentrate on governing the world's most populous city in the run-up to the 2020 Olympic Games.

Global Media North Korea owns dozens more submarines than South
Author: 0 North Korea owns dozens more submarines than South

North Korea's foreign minister recently threatened that his country's military was ready to shoot down American military planes whether or not they were in North Korean airspace. It retook peacetime OPCON in 1994, but wartime OPCON remains in the hands of its ally, the U.S. North Korea's aging MiG fighters won't stance a chance against much more powerful US fighters escorting long-range bombers.

Global Media Moon touts stronger military for South
Author: 0 Moon touts stronger military for South

President Moon Jae-in urged the early transfer of wartime operational control from the United States to the South Korean military to go ahead. FireEye claimed that hackers of North Korea could gain access to the accounts of several South Korean Bitcoin by targeting users having tax-related phishing attacks and deploying malware like PEACHPIT.

Global Media Twitter reveals Russia-backed ads ahead of United States election
Author: 0 Twitter reveals Russia-backed ads ahead of United States election

According to Twitter, RT News spent roughly $274,100 on ads a year ago and promoted 1,823 tweets that "definitely or potentially" targeted Americans. The Senate Intelligence Committee has asked top tech companies Google, Facebook and Twitter to testify about Russian interference in USA politics, a Senate aide confirmed Wednesday.

Global Media Hurricane Maria weakens as it moves north in Atlantic
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria weakens as it moves north in Atlantic

Authorities said the evacuation could affect about 12,000 tourists between the two islands and, during the worst part of the storm, Department of Transportation officials say they expect Highway 12 to be over-washed from both the ocean and sound.

Global Media Tropical Storm Warning Issued For North Carolina Coast Ahead of Hurricane Maria
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Warning Issued For North Carolina Coast Ahead of Hurricane Maria

The storm mainly lashed North Carolina's fragile Outer Banks, with high water and waves pounding the islands from both sides. While watches and warnings may be removed for the area by Wednesday evening, Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands will still have unsafe ocean conditions, standing water on many primary and secondary roads, as well as above normal water levels in the sound for some time.

Global Media Arizona begins process of firing assistant coach
Author: 0 Arizona begins process of firing assistant coach

Richardson is one of four NCAA coaches who has been arrested after being charged with fraud and corruption following a federal investigation that began in 2015. On July 20, in a meeting at Sood's New Jersey office, Richardson collected the $15,000 and told Sood and an undercover agent that the player in question had committed, but his mother was asking for money because "she didn't know what I was already doing for her son", the complaint says .

Global Media Officials reopening Outer Banks as Maria races out to sea
Author: 0 Officials reopening Outer Banks as Maria races out to sea

Hatteras and Ocracoke islands lost about 10,000 visitors to evacuation orders earlier in the week, the Associated Press reported. Forecasters said swells were also continuing in Bermuda, the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Bahamas. As Maria makes its way north, residents of Puerto Rico are beginning to assess the full extent of the storm's destruction. "Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 105 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 240 miles", ...

Global Media Afghan security forces killed in the south
Author: 0 Afghan security forces killed in the south

Interior Ministry spokesman, Najib Danish, says the explosion also wounded 16 others. A US-led military coalition spokesman said the U.S. forces fired two Hellfire missiles - typically mounted on attack helicopters or armed drone aircraft - at a building from which the insurgents had launched their mortar attack.

Global Media NY paramedic flies food, supplies to Puerto Rico
Author: 0 NY paramedic flies food, supplies to Puerto Rico

As of Thursday, only six post offices are open on the entire island. "The people of Puerto Rico face a long road ahead to return to normalcy, and they need our support", Murphy said. "Many of our employees are Puerto Rican", Lerner said. "What we need is boots on the ground to protect United States citizens", he said. Proponents of U.S.

Global Media What is the Jones Act?
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The aftermath of the powerful storm has resulted in a near-total shutdown of the US territory's economy that could last for weeks and has many people running seriously low on cash and worrying that it will become even harder to survive on this storm-ravaged island.

Global Media United Kingdom minister urges Aung San Suu Kyi to act over Rohingya
Author: 0 United Kingdom minister urges Aung San Suu Kyi to act over Rohingya

The government's interpretation of an embattled Myanmarese heartland where government forces are fighting separatist elements shows dissonance with accounts saying that refugees are fleeing persecution from the authorities. Aid groups dismissed the accusations, which they said had inflamed anger towards them among Buddhists in the communally divided state, and called for an end to "misinformation and unfounded accusations".

Global Media ICE arrests almost 450 illegal immigrants in sanctuary city raids
Author: 0 ICE arrests almost 450 illegal immigrants in sanctuary city raids

ICE says Operation Safe City targeted people who'd violated immigration laws and prioritized people with convictions or pending charges, known gang members, and immigration fugitives. According to a news release from ICE, 54 of the people arrested had prior criminal convictions; the other nine did not. It described the arrest of a Colonia Chiques gang member in Los Angeles as part of the raid, saying he "rammed multiple law enforcement vehicles in an effort to evade arrest" and was found ...

Global Media Governor Rauner signs House Bill 40
Author: 0 Governor Rauner signs House Bill 40

The governor has given mixed signals on what he plans to do on the bill, and that was reflected in the reaction to his final decision. But he says his decision Thursday is not new. Conservatives were livid after Rauner announced his decision. "I understand abortion is a very emotional issue with passionate opinions on both sides".

Global Media South Korea: Taking military helm will scare the North
Author: 0 South Korea: Taking military helm will scare the North

South Korea's Ministry of National Defense (MND) said on Thursday that the country's army, navy, and air force had jointly participated in the parade for the first time "considering the grave security situation caused by North Korea's provocation threats".

Global Media Trump authorizes waiver to loosen shipping regulations for Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Trump authorizes waiver to loosen shipping regulations for Puerto Rico

An assessment by the DHS showed there was "sufficient capacity" of US -flagged vessels to move commodities to Puerto Rico , spokesman Gregory Moore said in a statement to Reuters and NBC News. She and adviser Tom Bossert blamed the media for the impression that the administration responded too slowly to the September 20 storm, which knocked out almost all power.

Global Media Russian Federation destroys remaining chemical weapons
Author: 0 Russian Federation destroys remaining chemical weapons

US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin hold a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7, 2017. He added that the USA, which has promised to complete dismantling its chemical weapons stockpile by 2023, was "not carrying out its obligations when it comes to the timeframe of destroying chemical weapons".

Global Media Ryan expected to address GOP plan for tax reform
Author: 0 Ryan expected to address GOP plan for tax reform

Ryan has repeatedly boasted that the tax plan will mean Americans completing their tax filings on forms the size of a postcard. The plan would decrease the current seven personal tax brackets to three - 12, 25 and 35 percent - and almost double the standard deduction.

Global Media Khloe Kardashian and boyfriend, Tristan Thompson are expecting a baby
Author: 0 Khloe Kardashian and boyfriend, Tristan Thompson are expecting a baby

With Khloe on video link, Kim asks her: "What happens every time I say 'guess what?" "Confirmed: Khloe Kardashian is pregnant! ". "We're having a baby! ". Kim Kardashian is not happy with Caitlyn Jenner . Over the past few months, Kim and Kanye, who are already parents to daughter North , 4, and son Saint , almost 2, kept quiet about the subject.

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