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Global Media Supreme Court begins new year with all seats filled
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This case asks when the consideration of politics in redistricting crosses the line from ordinary partisanship to something so excessive as to be unconstitutional. At issue is whether businesses may require employees to waive their rights to join with co-workers and instead agree to act alone to settle disputes before an arbitrator.

Global Media Ohio Elected Officials Offer Condolences after Las Vegas Shooting
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She continued, "The crowd fled at the sound of gunshots". 'Imagine the deaths if the shooter had a silencer, which the NRA wants to make easier to get, ' she said . Ohio Gov. John Kasich declared that flags would fly at half-staff on Monday, after an order by President Trump. House Speaker Ryan tweeted a statement saying the "evil tragedy horrifies us all".

Global Media At least 15 people killed in multiple bomb attacks in Damascus
Author: 0 At least 15 people killed in multiple bomb attacks in Damascus

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on October 2 that a auto bomb went off near a police station in the Syrian capital's Al-Midan neighborhood, before two suicide bombers detonated their explosive belts. Monday's attack came a day after SOHR said September was the deadliest month of the conflict this year, with at least 3,000 people, including 955 civilians, killed.

Global Media Egyptian officials in Gaza ahead of Palestinian unity talks
Author: 0 Egyptian officials in Gaza ahead of Palestinian unity talks

PA officials will be meeting with their Hamas counterparts, and are expected to take control of the territory's administration and hold their weekly cabinet meeting in the besieged enclave. "The question is, will the government of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah fall into the trap?" Abdulsattar Qassem, a political science professor at the an-Najah University in Nablus in the occupied West Bank, said it was "very unlikely that there will be lasting reconciliation".

Global Media Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for some
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria a reminder of 'second-class' status for some

As President Donald Trump continues firing off tweets that praise the highly criticized US response to a growing humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria , other members of his administration are pushing a positive public relations campaign to contradict harrowing on-the-ground reports, according a memo leaked to Axios Sunday morning.

Global Media Austria's burqa ban law comes into force
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As well as banning Muslim veils such as the burka or niqab , the law will place restrictions on the use of medical face masks and clown makeup. The measures, similar to those in other European Union countries, also apply to visitors even though large numbers of Arab tourists holiday in the Alpine country.

Global Media Police investigating reports of active shooter at casino on Las Vegas strip
Author: 0 Police investigating reports of active shooter at casino on Las Vegas strip

The death toll, which police emphasised was preliminary and tentative, would make the attack the deadliest mass shooting in USA history, eclipsing last year's massacre of 49 people at an Orlando night club. Many hotels along the Las Vegas strip are still on lockdown. Twenty-six people were admitted to the hospital, University Medical Center spokeswoman Danita Cohen said.

Global Media Zuckerberg asks forgiveness for ways Facebook
Author: 0 Zuckerberg asks forgiveness for ways Facebook "was used to divide people"

The social media company recently admitted that Facebook had been manipulated by a Russian troll farm , which bought ads and distributed propaganda to sway the election in favor of Trump's campaign. "But the data we have has always shown that our broader impact - from giving people a voice to enabling candidates to communicate directly to helping millions of people vote - played a far bigger role in this election".

Global Media Report Says Captain, Owner At Fault For Fatal Ship Sinking In 2015
Author: 0 Report Says Captain, Owner At Fault For Fatal Ship Sinking In 2015

A Coast Guard report on the 2015 sinking of the cargo ship El Faro calls for 31 safety improvements to the us maritime fleet, from eliminating open lifeboats and requiring new high-water alarms to improving marine hurricane warnings. The sinking was the worst maritime disaster for a USA flagged vessel since 1983. The report reflected a basic point - that course changes early enough could have easily evaded the storm - but went through extensive detail analyzing why the ship sank after ...

Global Media American trio win Nobel Prize for Medicine over circadian rhythms work
Author: 0 American trio win Nobel Prize for Medicine over circadian rhythms work

Rosbash was born in Kansas City and carried out his work at Brandeis University, too, where he remains a member of the faculty. Hall was born in 1945 in New York, USA. The Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to three researchers for discovering how our biological clock actually works. The election process is same in all categories: scientists, academics and university professors submit nominations and various Nobel committees set up various screens to choose victor or ...

Global Media Oregon QB Herbert suffers broken left collarbone
Author: 0 Oregon QB Herbert suffers broken left collarbone

OR lost four starters - its quarterback, running back, wide receiver and inside linebacker - and still Cal couldn't win here. The talented 6-6, 230-pound sophomore was injured in Saturday's 45-24 victory over Cal. The Ducks nonetheless padded the lead to 38-17 with Tony Brooks-James' 5-yard touchdown run. The Ducks were coming off a 37-35 loss to Arizona State last week in Tempe.

Global Media Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh, Myanmar agree on joint panel to repatriate refugees
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Bangladesh has repeatedly urged Myanmar to repatriate them. Officials of the two countries met in Bangladesh's capital of Dhaka on Monday to discuss the crisis amid mounting global pressure. There was no immediate comment from Suu Kyi's representative, who arrived in Bangladesh early Monday and is expected to leave later in the day. The checkpost is situated along a riverine border with Bangladesh, the DNA report said.

Global Media Amit Shah invokes 'fake' Gujarati pride after 'development gone crazy'
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Monday lashed out at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi again ahead of the Gujarat elections. BJP chief Amit Shah today held a meeting with Union minister and BJP poll in-charge for Gujarat Arun Jaitley and other top party leaders to discuss the issues related to the state assembly polls due later this year.

Global Media US Navy investigating reported jet crash in Tennessee
Author: 0 US Navy investigating reported jet crash in Tennessee

Per the Navy, an instructor and student pilot were on board. A Navy aircraft carrying explosives crashed in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, the USA military confirms Sunday. According to the reports , the T-45 is used to train all the U.S. Navy student pilots in jet aircraft. Training Air Wing ONE is one of five training wings that belong to CNATRA .

Global Media National Football League stars continue protests and remain defiant
Author: 0 National Football League stars continue protests and remain defiant

They are openly disrespecting the United States of America by not standing during the anthem. About 20 players who were in uniform, and about 10 who didn't play, knelt during the anthem, while other players stood directly behind them. He had fought back tears last Sunday when asked about his president's comments, with Trump having described those who kneel as "sons of b******". Trump has framed it that way to dismiss National Football League players as disrespectful and unpatriotic, but it ...

Global Media Local mother awaiting daughters return from Puerto Rico
Author: 0 Local mother awaiting daughters return from Puerto Rico

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz , appearing Sunday on ABC's "This Week", for a second day declined to respond directly to Trump's personal criticism of her, saying: "There's only one goal, and that's saving lives". We must all be united in offering assistance to everyone suffering in Puerto Rico and elsewhere in the wake of this awful disaster. "If we don't get the food and water into people's hands, we are going to see something close to a genocide", Cruz said Friday .

Global Media San Juan Mayor Praised Puerto Rican Separatist Terrorist
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Twelve days after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico , officials said only 5% of the island has electricity and its schools are not close to reopening. Jeffrey Buchanan, who was called on by the Pentagon to lead hurricane relief efforts on Thursday, has said that what is now being done for Puerto Rico isn't enough.

Global Media Negotiating with North Korea a waste of time
Author: 0 Negotiating with North Korea a waste of time

Not long afterward, North Korea's foreign minister said Trump's comments - and one tweet in particular , saying Pyongyang might not "be around much longer!" - were tantamount to a "clear declaration of war". R.C. Hammond, an adviser to Tillerson, denied that his boss had been undercut by Trump´s tweets and rejected any suggestion that the secretary of state should resign.

Global Media Iraq urges KRG to cancel referendum results
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The leader of the Lebanese based Hezbollah has said that Israel and its allies are anxious over the imminent defeat of the Islamic State terrorist "project", and are back on course to plunge the region into chaos by sowing division, starting with Iraqi Kurdistan .

Global Media Puerto Ricans say US relief efforts failing them
Author: 0 Puerto Ricans say US relief efforts failing them

Critics say the president has paid less attention to the disaster there than he did to helping Texas and Florida after hurricanes hit them. "They'll clear a path", Miranda wrote . "I just think [Trump] looking for an excuse for things that are not going well", she added . "They're all getting so exhausted", Trump said. At a news conference Saturday, Rossello wouldn't comment on Trump's tweets , saying he hadn't seen them and would not be drawn into a political fight.

Global Media Verstappen ends run of bad luck in Sepang
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To add insult to injury (or injury to injury), Vettel was forced to hitch a ride on another auto after he lost his right rear tyre to a collision with Lance Stroll ... Hamilton responded by pitting on lap 27 for the soft tyre, with Verstappen covering the undercut with the same move a lap later. "At the end of the day Max had more pace than me and it would have been a struggle anyway, even if he hadn't got past at that point".

Global Media Cohn says tax reform kept him at WH after Charlottesville
Author: 0 Cohn says tax reform kept him at WH after Charlottesville

It specifies the new rates for the three brackets, but doesn't say where the income ranges for those brackets would begin or end, making it hard to figure out who would be affected and how. Child Tax Credit The child tax credit is a credit given to parents whose income falls below a certain amount. The Child Tax Credit is nonrefundable, meaning the credit you receive can not exceed the amount you owe in taxes for the year.

Global Media 2350 terrorists killed by Russian airstrikes in Syria over 11 days
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Russian Federation and Iran support the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, while the United States and Turkey back differing rebel groups. Russia, Turkey and Iran brokered a safe zone agreement for the area in May but the jihadists are not covered by the deal. Its last remaining stronghold in Syria is the province surrounding the eastern city of Deir al-Zour.

Global Media Trump on North Korea: 'We'll Do What Has to Be Done!'
Author: 0 Trump on North Korea: 'We'll Do What Has to Be Done!'

Speaking Saturday after a day of talks with China's President Xi Jinping and top diplomats, Tillerson said that USA officials are in touch with Pyongyang despite an escalating war of words between Trump and Kim and the imposition of US-led sanctions.

Global Media Former PM Nawaz Sharif appears before Accountability Court in Panama Papers' case
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The arrest warrants were issued due to their absence from the hearing again today.Judge Muhammad Bashir ordered the police to arrest and present Sharif's children and son-in-law on next hearing. The accountability court may issue non-bailable arrest warrants for the suspects for skipping the proceedings for the third consecutive time. It also issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs) for the arrest of his children over their perpetual absence from the proceedings.

Global Media Las Vegas police investigating active shooter situation at Mandalay Bay Casino
Author: 0 Las Vegas police investigating active shooter situation at Mandalay Bay Casino

They were firing from somewhere high and they were unloading clip after clip after clip. There are reports of multiple casualties. Las Vegas police were asking people to avoid the south end of the Strip. Reports on the scene say the police presence is heavy and the area has been cordoned off. Local media reported a triage center was being set up at Las Vegas Boulevard and Tropicana Avenue.

Global Media Mayor of stricken San Juan rips U.S. official over 'good news' comment
Author: 0 Mayor of stricken San Juan rips U.S. official over 'good news' comment

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Buchanan, who was called on by the Pentagon to lead hurricane relief efforts on Thursday, has said that what is now being done for Puerto Rico isn't enough. I don't know what to say. Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney, and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin both said on Sunday that Cruz's criticism was unfair.

Global Media 10-Year-Old Boy Dies as Pakistan Violates Ceasefire in Poonch
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The official said the heavy cross-border firing started around 06:50 hours, triggering panic among border residents. They are conducting a search operation at the site. Meanwhile, the security forces foiled an infiltration bid in Keran sector of Jammu and Kashmir . Indian and Pakistan troops traded heavy fire on Monday at the LoC in Poonch district.

Global Media Hurricane stresses Puerto Rico's already weak health system
Author: 0 Hurricane stresses Puerto Rico's already weak health system

Asencio said that dire situation means the Trump administration needs to militarize more of its relief response. Due to the president's slow response, San Juan mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz made sure to call Trump out during an interview on Friday, pleading with the American people that "people are dying" in her home.

Global Media Puerto Ricans say United States relief efforts failing them
Author: 0 Puerto Ricans say United States relief efforts failing them

Across Orlando, donations can be made at Harbor Community Banks, local businesses and the banquet hall - Acacia's El Centro Borinqueno. Volunteers are sorting, packing and loading shipping containers. "Ma'am, I don't know if you know this but you're in an island, in the water, ocean water, big ocean, with fishies and bubbles and turtles that bite", Baldwin says, in a mockery of Trump's recent comments in which he described Puerto Rico as "an island, surrounded by water, big water, ocean water".

Global Media Rex Tillerson meets China leaders to pile pressure on North Korea
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson meets China leaders to pile pressure on North Korea

Tillerson, whose arrival was delayed due to technical problems with his plane in Tokyo, held talks with State Councillor Yang Jiechi and Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Great Hall of the People at Tiananmen Square. They are at odds over Beijing's military buildup and assertive claims to disputed islands in the South China Sea. While Mr Tillerson and Chinese leaders didn't mention North Korea in public remarks, he did raise the issue behind closed doors, according to a senior State Department ...

Global Media Kim Jong Nam murder: women plead not guilty
Author: 0 Kim Jong Nam murder: women plead not guilty

Indonesian Siti Aisyah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 28, a Vietnamese, are charged with killing Kim Jong Nam by smearing his face with VX, a chemical poison banned by the United Nations, at Kuala Lumpur's worldwide airport on February 13. The four suspected spies charged in Malaysia's court with the murder are unlikely to be brought to Malaysia to face justice because Kuala Lumpur doesn't have an extradition treaty with Pyongyang.

Global Media Monarch flights cancelled as airline ceases trading
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Meanwhile, IAG has declared an interest in acquiring some of the company's take-off and landing slots, crew and fleet, according to Sky News . It comes as Monarch's CEO sent an internal email - seen by MailOnline - to staff to remind them to "re-assure our customers".

Global Media Tillerson 'wasting his time' negotiating with North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson 'wasting his time' negotiating with North Korea

Asked whether North Korea would come to the negotiating table, the secretary of state said: "We are probing, so stay tuned". '... Save your energy Rex, we'll do what has to be done!' Mr Tillerson said lines of communications were being used and the United States was probing the possibility of more formal talks with Pyongyang, adding: Stay tuned.

Global Media Tillerson: US has direct communications channel with North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson: US has direct communications channel with North Korea

In a second tweet he said: "save your energy Rex, we'll do what has to be done". Rear Admiral Marc Dalton, commander of the Reagan's strike group, said that while Pyongyang's missile tests and nuclear program was a "growing and concerning danger", his task force was ready if North Korea resort to military action.

Global Media Szczur scores trying run in 9th in Padres' win over Giants
Author: 0 Szczur scores trying run in 9th in Padres' win over Giants

Saturday: Entered the game as a pinch-runner during the ninth inning and tying run in a 3-2 victory over the Giants . The Giants lost 23 more games than they did last season in their worst year since 1985, when they lost 100 games. Giants' skipper Bruce Bochy approached the mound, incurring a stream of boos from the crowd, but ultimately chose to leave the rest of the inning to his starter.

Global Media 'SNL' hammers President Trump over Puerto Rico response
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The island of more than 3 million people is still mostly without power more than a week after the storm knocked out the electrical grid, and many still don't have access to drinking water. During an interview Friday on CNN , she cast the situation as "a story of devastation that continues to worsen". Trump tweeted several days after the hurricane hit Puerto Rico on September 20 that the territory is in "deep trouble", unlike the storm-battered states of Florida and Texas, which he ...

Global Media Trump blames San Juan mayor, Democrats over Puerto Rico response
Author: 0 Trump blames San Juan mayor, Democrats over Puerto Rico response

Army Brigadier General Richard Kim told reporters there are 4,400 Defense Department personnel in Puerto Rico , including Puerto Rican National Guard members. While she, like many public sector workers, has been called back to work she can't go because she has to care for her elderly mother in the aftermath of the storm.

Global Media Kuzma, Ball at Center Stage in Preseason Opener
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The UCLA product is usually praised for his unselfishness and ability to get others involved but head coach Luke Walton was slightly disappointed that he passed up shots to try and create for others and wants to see him mix it up. "It felt great to finally get out there", Kuzma said. It's not so much the 100 miles per hour that you think it is. "Just the pace of how people play at".

Global Media Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jameis Winston looks to bounce against the Giants
Author: 0 Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Jameis Winston looks to bounce against the Giants

He was able to record a rushing touchdown, but it wasn't enough to win the game for Tampa Bay , losing 32 to 18. Fox61 said CT has two football markets, Boston and NY, which can make scheduling challenging. ET. Jameis Winston: Winston threw three interceptions last week against the Vikings. This could be a pretty interesting football game. "Jameis is going to try to force the ball and get it up anyway he can", said cornerback Janoris Jenkins .

Global Media Red Bull driver Verstappen wins Malaysian Grand Prix
Author: 0 Red Bull driver Verstappen wins Malaysian Grand Prix

Hamilton extended his lead over Vettel to 34 points with second place in the Malaysian Grand Prix , helped by the Ferrari driver having to start from the back of the grid. Going toward the next races I have no idea how we will go. "I was lucky to limp back to the garage so that we could have a look". "I was really happy when I crossed the line".

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