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Author: 0 Trump awards medal of honor to Vietnam veteran

Gary Rose for conspicuous gallantry during the Vietnam War. Rose is being honored for voluntarily risking his life on multiple occasions during combat operations. For almost three decades, Rose told no one about the harrowing four-day covert mission. Trump took a moment to recognize the 10 members of Rose's former unit that served alongside of him on Tailwind.

Author: 0 Amazon receives 200-plus headquarters proposals

In a recent tweet, the company announced that it has received 238 promposals-er, proposals-from locations across North America hoping to woo the e-commerce giant. Chula Vista would provide the company with 85 acres valued at $100 million and tax breaks of $300 million over 10 years. Amazon said in an online post that it is making the selection of its second headquarters a public process because "we want to find a city that is excited to work with us".

Global Media Rahul Gandhi has yet to understand serious dynamics of development: BJP
Author: 0 Rahul Gandhi has yet to understand serious dynamics of development: BJP

Gandhi also mocked Modi over demonetisation announced by him on November 8 a year ago. "Their GST is not GST". This is causing a loss to the country. Lawyer Aljo K Joseph, who filed the petition on behalf of Joshi, said the petition has been filed by the Congress and that the petitioner is an All India Congress Committee Secretary.

Author: 0 James Comey has a Twitter account

Gotta get back to writing. Monday's post appeared to confirm the theory. The spurt of tweets over the last five days are the first time the account has tweeted since March, when Comey still headed the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Wittes retweeted the posts with cryptic notes about how @ FormerBu may or may not be Comey. Wittes corroborated the claim. Some, given the significance of the location as well as his attire, speculated that Comey could be hinting at a run for office in 2020.

Global Media Tillerson meets with Afghanistan president
Author: 0 Tillerson meets with Afghanistan president

Tillerson said the U.S. believes India can play "very important" positive role in the process to achieve peaceful and stable Afghanistan. "So we are looking to engage with those voices and have them engage in a reconciliation process leading to a peace process and their full involvement and participation in the government", Tillerson said, per The Associated Press .

Global Media DC court blocks for now immigrant teen's access to abortion
Author: 0 DC court blocks for now immigrant teen's access to abortion

The ACLU also asked the lower court judge to extend any protections offered to the 17-year-old to other unaccompanied, undocumented minors who are pregnant and in USA custody. The ACLU notes that her court-appointed guardian is standing ready to transport her to an abortion clinic, but the government has refused to let them make an appointment.

Global Media Child's body found on Texas beach
Author: 0 Child's body found on Texas beach

The child was found in the surf by a passerby around 5:30 p.m, by the 700 block of Seawall Blvd. Galveston Police searched databases for a missing child who would match the boy's description alongside local and federal agencies, but found nothing.

Global Media Widow claims President Trump could not remember her husband's name
Author: 0 Widow claims President Trump could not remember her husband's name

Frederica Wilson was practically a member of their family and was among a group of people listening to Trump's call on a speaker phone as they drove to receive Sgt. The widow also said that the military has told her little about what happened in Niger, and that she is upset that she has not been allowed to see her husband's body.

Global Media Special Counsel Robert Mueller Now Focused on Podesta Group
Author: 0 Special Counsel Robert Mueller Now Focused on Podesta Group

Manafort reportedly worked along side the Podesta Group for the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine (ECMU), a nonprofit dedicated to increasing pro-Ukrainian sentiment in the west. Willful failure to file the forms is a felony and can result in up to five years in prison, though such prosecutions are rare. Both Manafort and Podesta only complied with the regulation after media reports of their involvement with the ECMU.

Global Media Authorities: 7-year-old boy attacked, killed by 2 pit bulls
Author: 0 Authorities: 7-year-old boy attacked, killed by 2 pit bulls

A resident told The Boston Globe that he heard the boy's mother yell, "My baby is dead!" during the attack. "It's my baby!' and I come to find out that it was my daughter's friend's son", neighbor Annmarie Dizazzo told WFXT. "Apparently the dog will not let go of the child". "We tried to comfort her", he said. Following the attack, one of the pit bulls escaped the enclosed area, but was found and euthanized shortly after.

Global Media Crude oil futures jump to Rs. 3422 per barrel
Author: 0 Crude oil futures jump to Rs. 3422 per barrel

A separate report, meanwhile, suggested a third consecutive week of a slowdown in U.S. drilling. Crude oil futures rose 0.8 per cent to Rs 3,422 per barrel today as speculators raised their bets amid a firm trend overseas. For the week, WTI prices rose about 0.8%, the second-straight weekly gain. The global benchmark crude traded at a premium of $5.57 to WTI. That's down from the usual 600,000 barrels per day output.

Global Media Russian radio journalist stabbed in neck at her Moscow office
Author: 0 Russian radio journalist stabbed in neck at her Moscow office

A knife-wielding man burst into a Moscow radio station studio Monday and stabbed a female journalist in the neck, the station said . Ekho Moskvy, which has often been described as Russia's only independent news radio station, said that the attacker burst in and stabbed Tatyana Felgenhauer in the throat.

Author: 0 Clive Lewis Apologises Over "Get On Your Knees, B****" Video

Mr Lewis fell under fire after a video emerged of him telling a man at a public event to: "get on your knees b***ch", sparking a backlash from Labour colleagues and other MPs and prompting the Norwich South MP to issue an "unreserved" apology.

Global Media Italian regions voting in non-binding referendum on autonomy
Author: 0 Italian regions voting in non-binding referendum on autonomy

Final vote counts showed that 95 percent of those who cast ballots in Lombardy and 98 percent in Veneto supported greater autonomy. A low turnout would weaken the region's hand in any subsequent negotiations with the central government. The drives are based largely on views that the government in Rome is inefficient and that money from the north is siphoned off to subsidize the south.

Global Media India says Myanmar must take back Rohingya Muslims
Author: 0 India says Myanmar must take back Rohingya Muslims

Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, Christos Stylianides , announced an additional humanitarian help of €30 million at the "Pledging Conference on the Rohingya Refugee Crisis" in Geneva on 23 October. He said the main focus of the event was "mobilizing resources to save lives and protect people". Bangladesh faces an untenable situation because almost 1 million Rohingya refugees have fled across its border from violence in Myanmar and its government should let them return ...

Global Media European Union backs Madrid in row over move to take back Catalonia powers
Author: 0 European Union backs Madrid in row over move to take back Catalonia powers

Spain's chief prosecutor said that if Puigdemont declares independence he would face as much as 30 years in jail and signaled that he could be arrested immediately. All this comes in the wake of the Catalan referendum - declared illegal by Madrid - where 92 percent of the 43 percent of citizens who turned out at the polls voted in favor of the region's independence.

Global Media Senate's McConnell says tax bill should be revenue neutral
Author: 0 Senate's McConnell says tax bill should be revenue neutral

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., said Sunday that "all 48 Democrats" in the Senate are ready to support the bipartisan agreement and that McConnell should bring it to the floor now. Murray and Alexander and said come to a solution. McConnell, who staged a show of unity with Trump in the White House rose garden this week, has been the target of fierce invective from Steve Bannon , Trump's former top adviser who is planning to run a slate of hard-right candidates against ...

Global Media Prime Minister Netanyahu lobbies for Iraqi Kurds
Author: 0 Prime Minister Netanyahu lobbies for Iraqi Kurds

Iraqi Kurdistan's main opposition party called Sunday for the autonomous region's president to resign after Baghdad seized swathes of disputed territory from Kurdish forces in response to an independence vote. Iraqi oil minister Jabar al Luaibi said on Saturday he had sought clarification from Rosneft. "As far as economic cooperation are concerned, our companies are interested in and planning to expand operations in Iraq in general and in Iraqi Kurdistan as an integral part of Iraq enjoying ...

Global Media WEATHER: Monday, Oct. 23 - Sunny and warm
Author: 0 WEATHER: Monday, Oct. 23 - Sunny and warm

That will increase to 100 percent chance of rain in the early hours of Tuesday morning and continue through to Tuesday evening . While a shower or two remains possible by Wednesday , the bigger weather story will be the cold air that settles in.

Author: 0 French President's dog urinates during televized meeting

Everyone in the room, including the president as well as the interviewer, cracked up when they noticed what Nemo was up to. However, his Labrador-Griffon crossbreed Nemo is the first rescue animal to be housed in the presidential palace .

Global Media British man in Dubai jailed for touching man's hips
Author: 0 British man in Dubai jailed for touching man's hips

The group said he would appeal against the jail term but he faced further court proceedings for drinking alcohol and for allegedly swearing at the businessman he touched. He since lost his job because of his detainment. Emad Tabaz, a Jordanian citizen, called the police and claimed that Mr Harron had been "very drunk" and had repeatedly touched him.

Global Media Philippine Defence Secretary Declares End Of Marawi Fighting
Author: 0 Philippine Defence Secretary Declares End Of Marawi Fighting

The Marawi siege lasted almost five months after President Rodrigo Duterte imposed martial law in Mindanao province and ordered a massive military operation in Marawi to eliminate Isis-linked terrorist groups Maute and Abu Sayyaf. "Ladies and gentlemen, I hereby declare Marawi City liberated from the terrorists' influence that marks the beginning of rehabilitation", the President said during his visit in Marawi then.

Global Media McCain blasts Vietnam War 'bone spur' deferments in apparent swipe at Trump
Author: 0 McCain blasts Vietnam War 'bone spur' deferments in apparent swipe at Trump

It isn't totally clear if McCain meant to single out Trump, but McCain's mention of bone spurs comes after he and Trump exchanged words last week over the the six-term senator's recent criticism of "half-baked, spurious nationalism". During a speech in Philadelphia last Monday, Mr McCain questioned "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in America's current foreign policy. "I'm being very nice".

Global Media Donald Trump Started Rush-Delivering Families' Condolence Letters to Cover His Ass
Author: 0 Donald Trump Started Rush-Delivering Families' Condolence Letters to Cover His Ass

He added, "I would say it's sad, it's worse than sad, that the president engages in this kind of name calling without the name and tries to demean people that way and gets in these fights". In March for example, Trump asserted without evidence President Barack Obama had ordered Trump Tower in NY wiretapped - something Obama denied. Trump joined twitter in 2009 and had since then tweeted 36,200 times.

Global Media Woman left with broken jaw after man pushes her onto railway tracks
Author: 0 Woman left with broken jaw after man pushes her onto railway tracks

Onlookers rush to the platform edge to help her up while the attacker calmly walks down the platform. Footage shows the alleged attacker continues to walk along the platform calmly, and without looking back. The man is believed to be holding a Hong Kong identity card. A police spokesman told the newspaper that they arrested the man shortly after the incident on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

Global Media Mistranslated Facebook Post Leads To Arrest Of Palestinian
Author: 0 Mistranslated Facebook Post Leads To Arrest Of Palestinian

A man was wrongfully arrested by Israeli police after Facebook's automatic translation tool misinterpreted his innocent "good morning" post as something more sinister. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri told AFP "a few days ago, a Palestinian was detained for questioning on suspicion of incitement through his Facebook page".

Global Media Kerala: 15-year-old girl who jumped off school building dies
Author: 0 Kerala: 15-year-old girl who jumped off school building dies

Police have booked a case against 2 faculty members, Sindhu and Crescent, on charges of abetting suicide. It was alleged that she was scolded by her teachers for a conflict she had with another student. The teachers had reprimanded them and the girl's father told police that his daughter jumped from the building as she was mentally harassed by the teacher.

Author: 0 Indonesia demands answers after military chief denied U.S. entry

According to local media, the delegation had arranged to depart from Jakarta on Saturday afternoon with an Emirates flight. The commander of Indonesian National Armed Forces was reportedly denied entry to the United States shortly before setting off for an official visit to a Chiefs of Defense Conference in Washington.

Global Media All Marawi hostages freed, terrorists cornered
Author: 0 All Marawi hostages freed, terrorists cornered

Col. Romeo Brawner Jr., deputy commander of Joint Task Group Ranao, said on Sunday that the troops would "do everything to finish the firefight today (Sunday)". REBUILDING MARAWI - Government assessment teams will fan out in Marawi City to determine the extent of destruction left by five months of intense fighting between soldiers and Islamist insurgents.

Global Media Now the Congresswoman Is Accusing John Kelly of Racism
Author: 0 Now the Congresswoman Is Accusing John Kelly of Racism

The mother of Army Sgt. There were about a dozen USA troops and a company of Niger forces, for a total of about 40 service members in the joint mission. The soldier's widow and aunt said no, it was the president who was fibbing. "I went to the dedication of the new Federal Bureau of Investigation field office in Miami and it was dedicated to two men who were killed in a firefight in Miami against drug traffickers in 1986", Kelly said.

Global Media Senior Hamas Officials Visit Iran on Mission to Improve Relations
Author: 0 Senior Hamas Officials Visit Iran on Mission to Improve Relations

According to Iran's Tasnim News Agency , the Hamas officials "will discuss the latest developments on the Palestinian arena, especially the reconciliation file and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as bilateral relations". Israel has said it will reject any deal in which Hamas does not disarm and cut its ties with Iran, the Jewish state's longtime foe. The delegation is headed by Saleh al-Arouri, who heads Hamas's terror activity in the disputed territories.

Global Media Filmmaker and Rani Mukerji's father Ram Mukherjee passes away
Author: 0 Filmmaker and Rani Mukerji's father Ram Mukherjee passes away

He had been ailing for a long time. He was rushed to the Breach Candy hospital due to high blood pressure, and was declared dead at 5 am by the doctors. Aamir Khan , Ranveer Singh and Ashutosh Gowariker were among those who attended the funeral. According to sources close to the family, the filmmaker had not been keeping well and passed away at around 4 am.

Global Media Deserter Bergdahl says Taliban more 'honest' than US Army
Author: 0 Deserter Bergdahl says Taliban more 'honest' than US Army

Army Col. Jeffery R. Nance is the judge who will decide Bergdahl's fate. Bergdahl is expected to be sentenced on Monday after pleading guilty to "desertion and misbehavior before the enemy". Bergdahl was freed from the Taliban in May 2014 in a highly criticized deal in which the Obama administration agreed that the US would release five Taliban terrorists in exchange .

Global Media Texas Barge Explosion Kills One, Fire Extinguished
Author: 0 Texas Barge Explosion Kills One, Fire Extinguished

One of the tug's eight crewmembers has been confirmed dead and one remains missing. "Our tug which, was pushing the barge, had 6 crew members on board and we are working closely with the Coast Guard to ensure their safety". The Lydia Ann channel and Gulf Intracoastal Waterway remained open, with the1,000-yard safety zone remaining in effect around the barge. The Coast Guard dispatched a small response boat and a Dolphin search and rescue helicopter to the scene, and the Port of Corpus ...

Global Media 'Czech Trump' Babis clinches election victory
Author: 0 'Czech Trump' Babis clinches election victory

He didn't immediately say which parties he preferred but has invited all parties that won seats in parliament for talks. ANO has already held key posts in the outgoing rocky centre-left coalition under Social Democrat Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, with Babis serving as finance minister from 2014 to May this year.

Global Media Two dead as typhoon Lan's heavy rains & wind hit Japan (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Author: 0 Two dead as typhoon Lan's heavy rains & wind hit Japan (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

One man was killed under scaffolding that collapsed in high winds and a fisherman was killed as he tended to his boat, Kyodo news agency said . The storm, which drenched many regions over the weekend as Japan voted in its national elections , led to nearly 300 flights being cancelled on Monday, after 500 were cancelled on Sunday.

Global Media Attacks on pro India cadre due to government forces, says NC leader
Author: 0 Attacks on pro India cadre due to government forces, says NC leader

Yasmeena died on the spot. On Friday, militants had attacked the residence of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) MLA Mushtaq Ahmad Shah in Tral town in J&K's Pulwama district. The injured jawan identified as SK Naval Ali of 180 bn has been hospitalised. "Security guards, however, retaliated the fire", he said. The security forces have launched a hunt to nab the assailants.

Global Media Girard Policeman, Suspect Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting
Author: 0 Girard Policeman, Suspect Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting

Officials are still investigating the fatal shooting, withholding the suspect's name until his family has been notified of his death. Police say the officer was just walking up to the door of the home when the suspect opened fire. "It seemed like one shot from inside the house, then the second officer side-steps and shot three to four times". Ohio Gov. John Kasich tweeted out a statement early Sunday morning, reading in part, "Officer Justin Leo died protecting and serving his community".

Global Media 'Parents of missing Indian toddler want other child back from authorities'
Author: 0 'Parents of missing Indian toddler want other child back from authorities'

Richardson police have found a body they believe is a missing girl at the center of a highly-publicized search. They are awaiting positive identification and for an autopsy to determine what killed the child. An arrest has not been made in connection with the discovery of the body. The father didn't notify police that his daughter was missing until about five hours later, said Sgt.

Global Media Bofors scam: Smriti Irani demands Cong to clarify its stand
Author: 0 Bofors scam: Smriti Irani demands Cong to clarify its stand

The CBI submission had been made before a bench headed by CJI TS Thakur which was hearing a plea by petitioner advocate Ajay Kumar Agarwal against the high court verdict. On May 31, 2005, justice R S Sodhi had quashed all charges against the Hinduja bothers and the Bofors company and also pulled up the CBI for its handling of the case.

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