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Global Media Supreme Court seeks effective options to pellet guns
Author: 0 Supreme Court seeks effective options to pellet guns

The case was being heard in the backdrop of an appeal filed by Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association against the J&K High Court order which rejected the plea seeking a ban on use of pellet guns on the ground that the Centre had already constituted a Committee of Experts through its memorandum dated 26 July, 2016 for exploring alternatives to pellet guns.

Author: 0 Flint's 18000 Lead-Contaminated Water Lines Will Be Replaced by 2020

Residents' mistrust in government has remained high almost three years after a fateful switch of the city's water source in April 2014. A court filing Monday says Flint will replace at least 18,000 lead or galvanized-steel water lines by 2020, and the state will pick up the bill with state and federal money.

Global Media 'Condemned' South Korean dogs find sanctuary in the US
Author: 0 'Condemned' South Korean dogs find sanctuary in the US

Officials said around 35 or 40 dogs were rescued and taken to the Dickson County Humane Society. The farm in Goyang, a city just north of Seoul, "was more like a dungeon, where there's very little light, little to no ventilation, so the stench of ammonia would bring tears to your eyes when you walk through", said Kelly O'Meara, who oversees the society's companion animal-related worldwide projects.

Global Media Hong Kong Police Arrest 'Umbrella Movement' Pro-Democracy Organizers
Author: 0 Hong Kong Police Arrest 'Umbrella Movement' Pro-Democracy Organizers

The move on the prominent civil society leaders came just a day after a largely pro-Beijing committee of about 1,200 people picked Carrie Lam, a career civil servant, as the next leader of the city of 7.3 million people. "They said it was related to the "illegal occupation" of 2014", she said, describing it as a "death kiss" from Leung, who will step down in July. The nine are due to appear in court on Thursday (March 30).

Author: 0 Setback for Trump as healthcare bill reform rejected

Last week, USA stocks closed mixed on Friday, after the House of Representatives' withdrew a health care bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, as chances of passing the bill appeared slim amid a lack of votes. Shares of Toshiba tumbled 2.91 per cent after local media reports that Toshiba's United States subsidiary Westinghouse may file for bankruptcy on Tuesday and seek support from Korea Electric Power.

Global Media New Bill Aims to Unmask Visitors at Trump's Alternative White Houses
Author: 0 New Bill Aims to Unmask Visitors at Trump's Alternative White Houses

The First Lady met with donors at a pre-dinner VIP reception and posed for pictures with Florida GOP Gov. Rick Scott while President Trump remained in Washington D.C. Mike Quigley, a Democrat from IL. The Trump administration has called Mar-a-Lago the "Winter White House" and, now that winter has come to a close, the " Southern White House ".

Author: 0 Australia braces for Cyclone Debbie impact: What travellers need to know

Airlie Beach locals were "scared stiff" at the thought of the approaching cyclone, but backpackers didn't share the same level of concern. "There is always a degree of uncertainty in forecasting cyclones , for this reason we urge the public to stay tuned for the latest official warnings from the Bureau of Meteorology and follow the advice of local emergency services".

Global Media Adrien Brody joins cast of Peaky Blinders season 4
Author: 0 Adrien Brody joins cast of Peaky Blinders season 4

Earlier this week the first photos from the set of season four were published online which showcased Cillian Murphy's Tommy Shelby in action. However, based on the statement of series creator Steven Knight, his part in the upcoming season will be a "formidable" one.

Author: 0 Cyclone Debbie hammers Queensland

The Bureau of Meteorology said Tropical Cyclone Debbie was the most significant since Cyclone Yasi in 2011 in both "size and extent". The state government last night warned 25,000 people living in parts of Mackay to head to higher ground, as risky tidal surges of up to 1.7m were forecast .

Global Media Police believe United Kingdom attacker acted alone
Author: 0 Police believe United Kingdom attacker acted alone

A spokeswoman said: 'We are horrified at the attack carried out in London earlier this week and are co-operating with law enforcement as they continue their investigations'. Masood didn't teach in any English-language school in the UK, Britain's Department for Education previously said, citing its records. "The most hard part of all of this is that Kurt is no longer with us, and we miss him terribly", he said.

Global Media Syria threatens to fire scud missiles on Israel
Author: 0 Syria threatens to fire scud missiles on Israel

A few days later, after the Assad regime made it clear that any IAF jets that make forays into Syrian airspace will be engaged, the head of the Israel's Ministry of Defense made it clear that the IAF would "destroy Syria's air defenses without thinking twice" if their jets were fired upon.

Global Media Mounties: Shooter targets big rigs along BC's Highway 97
Author: 0 Mounties: Shooter targets big rigs along BC's Highway 97

Police in Prince George are looking for whoever is shooting at commercial vehicles. Saunderson adds there have been no reported injuries at this time. This prompted an extensive ground and air search. This morning, local media reported an arrest has been made . Members of the Integrated Police Dog Service and the Lower Mainland Emergency Response Team, who were nearby, proceeded on foot up the Ford Mountain Forest Service Road through steep terrain to locate the suspect.

Author: 0 Category 4 Cyclone Debbie is Australia's strongest storm in years

However Premier Annastasia Palaszczuk said authorities are now concerned it may affect the second high tide on Tuesday night. Areas from Cardwell to Bowen were in the main firing line, with winds of up to 200 kilometres per hour expected, as well as major structural damage, unsafe airborne debris, wide-spread power outages and flooding.

Author: 0 What's Ahead For Investigations Into The Trump Campaign And Russia

Nunes said the documents he'd viewed showed that Trump and his aides had been swept up as part of USA surveillance of foreign targets after the election, and that identifying information about Americans had been improperly revealed within the classified channels.

Author: 0 This is how Aussies have been preparing for Cyclone Debbie

The areas included in the BOM "Warning Zone" are Cardwell to St Lawrence including Townsville , Mackay , the Whitsundays Islands and inland of Bowen , including Collinsville . Evacuation orders are in place for low-lying areas, including Mackay , Burdekin, Whitsundays and parts of the Townsville council regions. Wind gusts of 190km/h have already been registered on Hamilton Island, while they are expected to increase to around 260km/h by the time the storm crosses the coast.

Author: 0 Racist Murderer Wishes Elderly Black Man He Killed Was A 'Young Thug'

After taking a bus from Baltimore to New York City with the premeditated agenda to kill black men, Jackson still doesn't understand why he's facing hate crime charges. Jackson told the Daily News about his plans to deter white women from interracial relationships, thinking that if he killed multiple black men, white women would think, "Well, if that guy feels so strongly about it, maybe I shouldn't do it".

Global Media Trump makes last-minute health care bill appeal
Author: 0 Trump makes last-minute health care bill appeal

Since now, no Democrats are expected to support the health care bill, the Republicans can't lose more than 21 of their caucus and still pass the bill. And Trump singled out some of those interests in a tweet Sunday morning, blaming the conservative House Freedom Caucus and aligned advocacy groups, including Club for Growth and Heritage Action, for the failure of the legislation.

Author: 0 South Korea prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ousted president Park

Last week, she underwent a marathon 21-hour interrogation session by prosecutors, having refused repeated requests to be interviewed while in power. She has denied the allegations against her. After her mother was murdered, Park assumed the role of first lady until her father was killed in 1979.

Global Media Author's clear argument for single-payer health care
Author: 0 Author's clear argument for single-payer health care

Representing a congressional district that twice voted for President Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012, and then voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, means I have constituents who are good and decent people, even next-door neighbors and friends, who hold divergent views on politics and policy.

Author: 0 United Kingdom report: Gulenists took part in failed Turkey coup

Among other things, Turkey blames him for orchestrating the deadly and unsuccessful military coup against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan past year. Woolsey that General Flynn, or anyone else in attendance, discussed physical removal of Mr. Gulen from the United States during a meeting with Turkish officials in NY is false", the statement said.

Global Media Beijing's pick chosen as Hong Kong leader amid protests
Author: 0 Beijing's pick chosen as Hong Kong leader amid protests

A third candidate, retired judge Woo Kwok-hing, got 1.8 per cent. People in Hong Kong are now much more sensitive about Beijing's intervention. "It sends a very bad message ... China yesterday endorsed Mrs Lam's election, with the Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office saying she fulfilled the criteria of the central government, including being patriotic and having the trust of Beijing.

Global Media Talks over new executive in Northern Ireland collapse
Author: 0 Talks over new executive in Northern Ireland collapse

Northern Ireland Secretary of State James Brokenshire has said a "short window of opportunity" exists to restore a powersharing executive in the region. The failure to find a solution by 4 p.m. He added: "Will we be back, will we get the institutions in place?" The controversial energy scheme which prompted Sinn Fein to pull the plug on the executive was introduced by Foster when she was economy minister.

Author: 0 Pilot dead in small plane crash in Atlanta suburb

The plane crashed Saturday about 2:30 p.m. local time. She said she saw the plane crash into the front yard and explode, sending flames to the home, catching it on fire. Charles Cullwell said the plane landed on his property and he found the plane. "I mean its just a rubble of tin, you can't tell its a plane". The FAA will investigate and the NTSB will determine the cause of the crash.

Author: 0 EEF rejects "no deal" Brexit scenario

The German Finance Ministry is anxious there will be turbulence on the financial markets if there is a "hard Brexit", a German newspaper reported on Monday - two days before Britain triggers divorce proceedings with the European Union. Our farmers need imported feed and inputs and they need access to other markets for their products, especially where demand for these in the United Kingdom is insufficient.

Global Media London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link
Author: 0 London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link

He was not the subject of any current investigations and there was no prior intelligence about his intent to mount a terrorist attack. Masood, 52, previously known as Adrian Ajao, carried out his attack within 82 seconds. The police also stated that Adrian had several aliases and are appealing to anyone who knew him to contact them - they especially want to determine if he acted alone in the attack or he has associates.

Global Media Touting Trump ties, Netanyahu skips thorny US-Israel issues
Author: 0 Touting Trump ties, Netanyahu skips thorny US-Israel issues

Regarding his campaign pledge to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem , Pence said only this was under serious consideration. USA and Israeli officials said that Greenblatt made clear during the talks that the President wants Israel to slow settlement construction and doesn't want such activity to jeopardize efforts to restart the peace process.

Global Media USA sanctuary cities that protect illegal immigrants 'cannot continue
Author: 0 USA sanctuary cities that protect illegal immigrants 'cannot continue

He said the department would require communities seeking Justice Department grants to certify they're in compliance with all relevant laws as a condition of receiving any funding, ABC said. He said he's carrying out a policy laid out by the Obama administration past year, which identified three grant programs - the COPS grants, Byrne grants and State Criminal Alien Assistance Program money - that already require sanctuary certification.

Author: 0 Northern Ireland power-sharing government talks collapse

Mr Brokenshire may therefore delay calling an election to give a few more weeks to reach consensus. In the absence of a functioning devolved government, a senior civil servant is set to take control of the region's public finances on Wednesday, albeit with limits on his spending powers.

Global Media Man pantsed, left hanging by spiked fence in Tucson
Author: 0 Man pantsed, left hanging by spiked fence in Tucson

A man in Arizona learned a valuable lesson about jumping spiked fences in baggy trousers. Just like this burglar who was busted after getting stuck in the hole he created, this Arizona man was caught hanging off a fence...upside down...with his trousers off.

Author: 0 May to meet Sturgeon as Brexit, independence issues loom large

Ahead of the meeting with Sturgeon, May's spokesman had said the prime minister hoped to highlight areas where she believes the two sides can find agreement and plot a course forward, without having to have to hold a new independence referendum.

Author: 0 United States general - coalition takes Iraq civilian deaths allegations seriously

But reporters in western Mosul's Jadideh neighbourhood said they saw 50 bodies being pulled out of rubble on Friday, after the buildings were razed in air attacks earlier in March. If confirmed, it would be among the deadliest airstrikes to hit civilians since the US the beginning of the war in Iraq in 2003. The U.S. military, the statement said, "takes all allegations of civilian casualties seriously and a formal Civilian Casualty Credibility Assessment has been opened to determine the ...

Author: 0 Afghanistan needs more USA troops to help battle Taliban, IS

Taliban spokesman Qari Yousuf Ahmadi, also issued a statement claiming the Taliban capture of Sangin . But Russian officials have denied they provide aid to the insurgents, who are contesting large swaths of territory and inflicting heavy casualties, and say their limited contacts are aimed at bringing the Taliban to the negotiating table.

Author: 0 Hospital stocks soar after GOP pulls health bill

Scott said he believes the votes are there to make U.S. Representative Paul Ryan the next Speaker of the House and he supports Ryan in running for the seat. When Trump was drawing up his list of potential Supreme Court nominees previous year, he said he was relying on guidance from Heritage and the Federalist Society, an influential conservative legal group.

Global Media Senators seek visitor logs from White House, Mar-a-Lago
Author: 0 Senators seek visitor logs from White House, Mar-a-Lago

The White House did not respond to a request for comment. Senate and House Democrats have introduced the "Mar-a-Lago Act" demanding that President Trump provide visitor logs to provide the names of people streaming to the pricey golf resort that he refers to as his "Winter White House".

Global Media Cyclone forces evacuations in Queensland
Author: 0 Cyclone forces evacuations in Queensland

AS HOUSEHOLDS in North Queensland make preparations for tropical cyclone Debbie, so does the North Queensland transport industry. About 11pm Mackay police advised residents in the red or green zone to leave their address immediately. On Saturday, Port of Townsville staff and some of the construction team working on an upgrade at Berth 4 sandbagged areas of the port to protect against possible storm surges and water damage.

Author: 0 United States admits responsibility for Mosul strike that killed scores of civilians

The US-led coalition fighting IS announced at the weekend it was launching an investigation after more than 100 civilians were reported to have been killed in an airstrike on the Iraqi city on March. A member of Iraq's elite Rapid Response Division holds position in the northern city of Mosul as they continue the offensive to retake the city's western half from Islamic State (IS).

Global Media President: Iran, Russia Relations to Region's Benefit
Author: 0 President: Iran, Russia Relations to Region's Benefit

It said Putin and Rohani would hold talks on March 28, paying "special attention" to trade ties and investments. The leaders are set to discuss trade, energy and economin affairs but the regional situation in the Mideast and the Syrian civil war are also sure to be on the agenda.

Author: 0 Canada to legalize Cannabis from next year

CBC says all this and more may be announced during the week of April 10 and will broadly follow the recommendation of a federally appointed task force that was chaired by former liberal Justice Minister Anne McLellan. Trudeau warned earlier this month that, "Until we have a framework to control and regulate marijuana, the current laws apply". Canadians will be free to smoke and grow their own cannabis from next July under new laws which legalize the possession of marijuana for personal ...

Author: 0 Firefighters battling four-alarm fire in California

A massive blaze ignited inside a multi-unit housing structure in Oakland Monday morning, forcing firefighters to rescue seven people while battling heavy flames and thick smoke. Firefighters said on Twitter that crews were being withdrawn from the building after the roof and some floors were "compromised". Further information was unavailable at the time.

Global Media Kidnap victims overwhelmed at being home, meeting Najib
Author: 0 Kidnap victims overwhelmed at being home, meeting Najib

The Prime Minister's wife, Rosmah Mansor, was also present. "We have arranged for them to be treated in a first class ward at the Selayang hospitals and we have allocated specialist doctors to look into their injuries", he said. They appeared overwhelmed when expressing their gratitude at being back with their families. The two Malaysians who were rescued from Filipino terrorist group Abu Sayyaf in Sulu, last week, said they had been living in constant fear for the past eight months.

Author: 0 Russian Federation keeps previous forecasts for oil prices, despite lower global stock - minister

On Nov. 30, the cartel officially announced that its members would cut their production by 1.2 million barrels per day, while non-OPEC members would reduce production by an additional 600,000 barrels per day. The result has been a reversal in oil prices from roughly $54 in February to just below $48 exiting last week. Their game now is playing the market with the possible extension of the cuts beyond June, and they have time until May to try to talk prices up.

Global Media Obama defends healthcare law on eve of repeal vote
Author: 0 Obama defends healthcare law on eve of repeal vote

By using an individual mandate, government penalizes or fines those who do not choose to buy health insurance . Allowing this change, however, would cost the federal government dearly . Another problem with many of Obamacare's subsidies is they often don't incentivize work. As lower income individuals find higher paying jobs and promotions, they out-grow their subsidy under Obamacare.

Global Media Donald Trump: Healthcare failure everyone's fault but mine
Author: 0 Donald Trump: Healthcare failure everyone's fault but mine

Republican U.S. Representative Ted Poe resigned from the House Freedom Caucus on Sunday over the conservative legislative group's role in sinking a healthcare overhaul championed by President Donald Trump . Of course, members of the caucus weren't the only Republicans opposed to the health care bill. But caucus members still didn't think the revisions went far enough in repealing the law.

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.