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Global Media Afghan envoy in Pakistan calls for 'Taliban swap'
Author: 0 Afghan envoy in Pakistan calls for 'Taliban swap'

In four nation huddle, Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua was heading the Pakistani delegation. A suspected United States drone strike killed five people on the mountainous Pakistan-Afghanistan border, government and militant sources said on Tuesday.

Global Media Center-left incumbent leading German state vote
Author: 0 Center-left incumbent leading German state vote

Analysts attributed the result - one of the worst for the party in Lower Saxony for decades - to its top candidate's low profile and conservative voters' weariness of Merkel. Merkel said her conservative bloc was heading into the talks knowing it was the strongest of the three groups, while acknowledging negotiations would be challenging.

Global Media Rohingyas die refugee boat sinks in Naf River
Author: 0 Rohingyas die refugee boat sinks in Naf River

Over 500,000 members of the Rohingya minority have fled to Bangladesh since the start of an operation the United Nations has described as "ethnic cleansing". At least 34 bodies have been washed up to Bangladeshi coastal villages and its southernmost Saint Martin Island after a boat carrying between 60 and 100 people sank after being swept by high waves.

Global Media Pentagon Reports Destruction of 2 Daesh Training Camps in Yemen
Author: 0 Pentagon Reports Destruction of 2 Daesh Training Camps in Yemen

The compounds were named after two high-level ISIS figures, its late spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, who the US killed in an airstrike in August 2016, and its Yemeni leader Abu Bilal al-Harbi. The group's last major attack was a suicide bombing in the government stronghold of Aden last December, which killed 48 soldiers. The Pentagon said they believe ISIS is using "ungoverned spaces" in Yemen to plot attacks.

Global Media 3 killed as Hurricane Ophelia hits the UK
Author: 0 3 killed as Hurricane Ophelia hits the UK

A forecaster said: "The southerly winds will strengthen through the day, particularly over the hills and towards coasts with damaging wind gusts". By the time Ophelia reaches Scotland, however, the Met Office says it will be downgraded slightly to an ex-hurricane.

Author: 0 Russia Will Issue Its Own Official Cryptocurrency Named CryptoRuble

Perhaps in response to these hazards, the state-issued CryptoRuble can not be mined, and will be issued and controlled and maintained only by authorities. The minister also noted that the introduction of the cryptoruble will not legalize the use of Bitcoin and the likes, even though mining and using those cryptocurrencies now is not explicitly forbidden in Russian Federation.

Global Media Frost advisories issued for Tuesday morning
Author: 0 Frost advisories issued for Tuesday morning

Many areas will fall into the mid and upper 30s tonight outside the metro with downtown temperatures holding in the low 40s. The coldest night of the season so far will impact Eastern Kentucky tonight . Skies will clear and winds will die down Monday night. We generally see our first temperatures of 36 degrees or lower in Louisville around October 20th.

Global Media Florida state of emergency declared for white nationalist speech at UF
Author: 0 Florida state of emergency declared for white nationalist speech at UF

University President Kent Fuchs tried to block Spencer's appearance, but he backed down in the face of a threatened lawsuit. But a group calling itself " No Nazis at UF ", which was granted an impromptu meeting with university officials Monday in an attempt to call off Spencer's speech, plans to show up en masse to protest on Thursday.

Global Media Joe Maddon defends his decision not to use closer Wade Davis
Author: 0 Joe Maddon defends his decision not to use closer Wade Davis

Maddon was ejected in the bottom of the seventh after a replay review led to Charlie Culberson scoring the Dodgers' fifth run. And Maddon, well, he was not pleased. "I will not change anything". They have to change everything. Fans of literally every team in the Majors are convinced their club's manager is frightful at picking which reliever to use at what time, and while there's plenty of evidence to suggest the rigid and heavily specialized bullpen structures favored by teams a few ...

Global Media Judge won't toss bribery case against Menendez
Author: 0 Judge won't toss bribery case against Menendez

On Monday, Walls instead cited a federal appeals court ruling, issued after McDonnell , that upheld the stream of benefits theory in cases where gifts flow to a public official "in exchange for a pattern of official action ... In return, the government said, Menendez helped get visas for Melgen's girlfriends, aided a Melgen-owned company with a contract worth millions for port security in the Dominican Republic, and leaned on federal regulators after Melgen was accused of overbilling Medicare ...

Author: 0 Australia elected to UNHCR as criticisms surround Congo election

Haley previously dangled the possibility that the United States could quit the council during a visit to its Geneva headquarters in June, when she lambasted the 47-nation body as a "forum for politics, hypocrisy and evasion" that allows rights abusers to whitewash their images and foes of Israel to criticize the Jewish state unfairly.

Global Media Red sun caused by desert dust blown in on Storm Ophelia
Author: 0 Red sun caused by desert dust blown in on Storm Ophelia

Storm Ophelia has already claimed three lives as trees have beeen felled and homes and businesses left without power in Ireland and the west of the country. The sun shines through cloud as storm clouds turn the sky black over the seafront in Bognor Regis. Though many claim that a greenish sky means a tornado is coming, scientists aren't so sure that's true.

Global Media Trump raises possibility of withdrawing drug czar nominee
Author: 0 Trump raises possibility of withdrawing drug czar nominee

Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia sent President Donald Trump a letter on Monday asking him to withdraw his nomination for a top drug policy position. "Confirming Rep. Marino as our nation's drug czar is like putting the wolf in charge of the hen house", Schumer said. This reportedly undermined the DEA's effort to stop the flow of prescription opioids, drugs that have contributed to rising overdose death rates.

Global Media Students stage walkout over teacher's 'speak American' remark
Author: 0 Students stage walkout over teacher's 'speak American' remark

I'm not sure what concerns me more. "They are not fighting for your right to speak Spanish", the teacher can be heard saying, "They are fighting for your right to speak American". "It won't be the last time, it won't be the first time, but addressing the situation hopefully will change something", said high school junior Jasmeen Velasco.

Global Media Trump Disgustingly Lies About Obama Not Calling Fallen Soldiers' Families
Author: 0 Trump Disgustingly Lies About Obama Not Calling Fallen Soldiers' Families

President Trump has signaled a willingness to be flexible on the terms of the final tax legislation, although he's been firm on cutting corporate taxes to 20 percent, down from 35 percent, The Hill reports . "If you look at President Obama and other presidents, majority didn't make calls - a lot of them didn't make calls - I like to make calls when it's appropriate", Trump said at a press conference in the Rose Garden when asked about why he had not addressed the recent deaths of American ...

Author: 0 Malta blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia killed in auto bomb attack

Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, was killed in the explosion as her vehicle blew up. Daphne Caruana Galizia ran a popular blog that exposed high-level corruption, including those at the very top. Both Muscat and his wife denied the allegations. After the election Caruana Galizia turned her sights on Nationalist Party leadership candidate Adrian Delia.

Global Media Why Is DOJ Lawyer Aiding Iowa In Black Transgender Murder Case?
Author: 0 Why Is DOJ Lawyer Aiding Iowa In Black Transgender Murder Case?

Jeff Sessions' Department of Justice dispatched an experienced federal hate crimes lawyer to Iowa after a transgender high school student was murdered a year ago, in a move that seems to go against his record on civil rights. "I personally met with the department's senior leadership and the civil rights division to discuss a spate of murders-a number of murders around the country of transgendered [ sic ] individuals".

Global Media Texas Juvenile Justice Department Worker Stole $1.2 Million Worth Of Fajitas
Author: 0 Texas Juvenile Justice Department Worker Stole $1.2 Million Worth Of Fajitas

According to Cameron County District Attorney, Luis Gilberto Escaramilla was sacked on Aug.8 and arrested the next day after authorities obtained a search warrant and found packages of fajitas in his refrigerator that he was selling away. "If it wasn't so serious, you'd think it was a Saturday Night Live skit. But this is the real thing", Saenz said. A kitchen staffer said the juvenile center didn't serve fajitas, but the driver said he'd been delivering there for almost a decade.

Global Media Launch of new GWR Intercity Express trains marred by major issues
Author: 0 Launch of new GWR Intercity Express trains marred by major issues

According to the rail website Realtime Trains, the service was 25 minutes late setting off. Passengers on that service also had to deal with a broken air conditioning unit, which saw water cascade into a carriage. The first service to Wales was supposed to leave London for Cardiff at 08:15 BST - but was cancelled. The service suddenly stopped at Taplow, Buckinghamshire, because of an unexpected problem and some customers had to stand despite the trains being more spacious.

Author: 0 Yahoo can provide dead man's emails to family, court says

The case hinges on whether a US warrant can compel American companies to turn over data stored on servers outside the United States. Some of the suspect's data was being stored on a server in Dublin, Ireland. Microsoft may have won its fight to protect overseas data from American search warrants, but it can't rest easy. A coalition of 33 USA states and Puerto Rico backed the justice department's appeal.

Global Media Schneiderman to Trump on Obamacare cuts:
Author: 0 Schneiderman to Trump on Obamacare cuts: "See you in court"

Mrs. Pelosi characterized Mr. Trump's move as his latest attempt to go rogue and unwind his predecessor's legacy, despite criticism from members within his own party. Pres. Trump: "Obamacare is finished, it's dead, it's gone.There is no such thing as Obamacare anymore". "But we're not getting the job done". "It's got to be a good deal".

Author: 0 The Obamas Handpicked Two Black Artists To Paint Their Official Portraits

Imaginably, the New York-based artist will have a novel spin on the traditionally formal composition. The former first lady chose up-and-coming Baltimore-based artist Amy Sherald to paint her portrait. Sherald has already made history as the first African American and first woman to win the National Portrait Gallery's Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition.

Global Media Clinton Suggests Russian Interference in 2016 Election Was a 'Cyber 9/11'
Author: 0 Clinton Suggests Russian Interference in 2016 Election Was a 'Cyber 9/11'

Clinton published a book in September titled, "What Happened" in which she details her take on how she lost an election nearly everyone expected her to easily win. Clinton alleged that the actions of WikiLeaks and Russian Federation played a major role in her losing the race. Even when it came to public prominence in 2011, Wikileaks released cables from the US State Department that revealed the identity of dissidents in dictatorial regimes.

Global Media DOOM on Nintendo Switch Release Date
Author: 0 DOOM on Nintendo Switch Release Date

For instance, it seems that developer Panic Button will be handling the Switch port of Doom . The company also joined up with Nintendo to put out a new video featuring interviews with executive producer Marty Stratton and creative director Hugo Martin, which you can check out here.

Global Media Gas prices up 11 cents
Author: 0 Gas prices up 11 cents

Slowly yet steadily, gas prices across the Bradenton-Sarasota region as well as Florida continue to fall, with Monday marking the 32nd consecutive day costs dropped in the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The national average has decreased 16.2 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 22.3 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. ".

Global Media Change lifestyles for climate -pope
Author: 0 Change lifestyles for climate -pope

In terms of conflict, the Pope pointed to various "martyred populations" suffering from decades of war, many of which "could have been avoided or at least stopped, and yet they spread such disastrous and cruel effects as food insecurity and the forced displacement of peoples".

Global Media Penn State rises to No
Author: 0 Penn State rises to No

The Michigan Wolverines and Penn State Nittany Lions meet Saturday in college football action at Beaver Stadium on ABC. The Tigers lost a three-point game to the three-touchdown underdogs. The Wolverines (5-1) are coming off a 27-20 overtime win at IN while the unbeaten (6-0) Nittany Lions will be well-rested after their bye week. Penn State , meanwhile, will enter Saturday's game after a bye week.

Global Media Showers early Monday morning, then NICE weather returns
Author: 0 Showers early Monday morning, then NICE weather returns

Many locations across western Kansas, dropped below freezing early this morning. Thursday look attractive with highs in the mid to lower 70s with mostly sunny skies. Tonight: Clear and chilly. Monday: Sunny and mild. That night is expected to be mostly clear with a low around 40. Tuesday will be the coolest day of the week with highs in the low 60s under sunny skies.

Global Media Hurricane Ophelia:
Author: 0 Hurricane Ophelia: "Stay dry, stay high and stay away from the coasts"

Computer-generated projection of where the "Ophelia" weather system will be at 1pm on Monday, taken at 10.30pm on Saturday, Oct 14. Their decision has been made following discussions with members of the Government Task Force on Emergency Planning and in light of the advice from Met Éireann on this unprecedented storm.

Global Media Vijay meets TN CM Edappadi Palaniswami, Mersal issues 'not discussed'
Author: 0 Vijay meets TN CM Edappadi Palaniswami, Mersal issues 'not discussed'

In the wake of Mersal facing many issues before its release , Vijay has paid a visit to Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K. Palaniswami, which has garnered the attention of Tamil audience. It was also reported that Vijay showed his gratitude towards the CM for revising the entertainment tax from tem percent to eight percent. The film began its production in February 2017 with actors Sathyaraj, S.

Author: 0 Israeli jets attack anti-aircraft battery in Syria in retaliatory strike

He did not specify how many Israeli planes were involved in the reconnaissance mission, but described them as being "in proximity to the Syrian border". It is believed the fire was not aimed at Israeli targets and was the result of fighting in Syria, where President Basha Al-Assad's troops are battling Islamist militants in Quneitra province, near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Global Media Asked to explain 'calm before the storm' remark, Trump talks North Korea
Author: 0 Asked to explain 'calm before the storm' remark, Trump talks North Korea

He said Friday he is "always open" to negotiations, but added, "We're going to see what happens with North Korea". "The explosion from the September 3 test had such power that the existing tunnels within the underground testing site might have caved in", said Kim So-gu, head researcher at the Korea Seismological Institute.

Global Media Global Warming Comes Into Focus As Wildfires Burn Spain, Portugal
Author: 0 Global Warming Comes Into Focus As Wildfires Burn Spain, Portugal

Thousands of firefighters are battling the flames, which erupted across north-eastern Portugal and parts of Spain over the weekend after a hot dry summer. A prolonged drought and mid-October temperatures of more than 30 C (86 F) have fueled the recent spate of blazes. Portugal has been especially hard-hit by wildfires this year, including one that killed 64 people in June.

Global Media Narendra Modi To Address Mega Rally In Gandhinagar Ahead Of Polls
Author: 0 Narendra Modi To Address Mega Rally In Gandhinagar Ahead Of Polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party, which has ruled Gujarat since 1995 barring a gap of just over a year in 1997 when rebel leader Shankersinh Vaghela formed a regional party government with Congress support, faces a tough battle this time with an apparently renewed opposition putting up a semblance of an equal fight first time in 22 years.

Global Media Taj Mahal a blot, built by traitors: BJP Lawmaker Sangeet Som
Author: 0 Taj Mahal a blot, built by traitors: BJP Lawmaker Sangeet Som

The Taj Mahal , built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, attracts thousands of tourists from across the world each year. Following the reports, the state government had issued a press release stating, "Tourism projects worth Rs 370 crore are proposed, under which schemes worth Rs 156 crore are meant for the Taj Mahal and its surrounding areas in Agra.".

Global Media College Faculty On Strike
Author: 0 College Faculty On Strike

October 16. The Ontario Public Service Employees Union failed to reach an agreement with the colleges, after tabling a new offer on Saturday. "Unfortunately, the OPSEU Academic team continues to choose the path toward an unnecessary strike that would be a bad outcome for our students", Del Missier said.

Global Media Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont fails to declare independence
Author: 0 Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont fails to declare independence

He asks in his letter to the head of the Spanish government to "give up repression", and to accept " as soon as possible a meeting ". However, the letter did state that Catalonia΄s parliament had a "democratic mandate" to declare independence after October 1΄s disputed referendum.

Global Media Sooronbai Jeenbekov set to win Kyrgyz presidential poll
Author: 0 Sooronbai Jeenbekov set to win Kyrgyz presidential poll

He said that the vote was "a test of democracy not just for Kyrgyzstan" but for the whole of the region of Central Asia, which is mostly run by leaders "who cling to power". On the second place Omurbek Babanov with the result of 33.47 percent, on the third - Adakhan Madumarov, who gained 6.4 percent. Babanov, also a former prime minister, has accused the government of abusing its powers to ensure Jeenbekov's victory after the authorities charged some of his campaign supporters with plotting ...

Global Media Three killed in cylinder explosion in east Bengaluru
Author: 0 Three killed in cylinder explosion in east Bengaluru

The collapse was triggered by a cylinder blast. Bengaluru development minister KJ George announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of deceased and Rs 50,000 to the injured. They died on the spot while two children sustained injuries. Many are still feared to be trapped under the debris. Earthmovers have been brought in to clear debris at the earliest even as fire and emergency service personnel are looking for more people suspected to be trapped.

Global Media A Tale of Two Halves: 10 Most Important Numbers from Utah-USC
Author: 0 A Tale of Two Halves: 10 Most Important Numbers from Utah-USC

Nevertheless, Utah nearly succeeded at putting an end to that losing streak on USC's turf, now having lost seven games while away at the Trojans since 1916. The Trojan defense rose to the occasion to stop Troy Williams and the Utah offense in the second half. Because, in that second half, USC looked great across all phases.

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