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Global Media Zoella mocks gay men and slams 'fat chavs' in shock tweets
Author: 0 Zoella mocks gay men and slams 'fat chavs' in shock tweets

In a statement posted on Twitter she said: "Obviously that is not who I am today and I'd like to think I'm a little older and wiser!" After screenshots of the tweets posted around eight years ago resurfaced yesterday, Zoe deleted them and has now apologised to anyone offended by her words.

Global Media Storms to bring rain, snow to Northwest
Author: 0 Storms to bring rain, snow to Northwest

A strong frontal system is expected to bring heavy snow to the local mountains and low pressure moving along the front may enhance snowfall near the low. Gusty winds are expected early Thursday with rain changing to snow in the valleys as cooler air settled in behind the front on Thursday , but accumulations are expected to be light.

Global Media Fox Sports Accused of Playing Role in Bribing Officials — FIFA Trial
Author: 0 Fox Sports Accused of Playing Role in Bribing Officials — FIFA Trial

Fox Sports and other media companies paid bribes to win the rights to broadcast major worldwide soccer tournaments, a former sports marketing executive testified Tuesday. Burzaco was asked to point out the three defendants in the courtroom while testifying that he had bribed all of them. The trial in NY is expected to last five weeks as prosecutors call dozens of witnesses to testify and present 350,000 pages of evidence.

Global Media Moon sees community-connected future between S. Korea and ASEAN
Author: 0 Moon sees community-connected future between S. Korea and ASEAN

In an email interview, Scott Snyder , a senior fellow for Korea studies and director of the program on U.S. -Korea policy at the Council on Foreign Relations and author of the forthcoming book South Korea at the Crossroads , discusses what's behind the New Southern Policy and what it means for South Korea's allies and neighbors.

Author: 0 Joe Biden would beat Trump if the 2020 election were held today

In a recently published book, former interim Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Donna Brazile said she considered replacing nominee Hillary Clinton with Biden a year ago, though Biden said this week he never would have done so . On Boston Herald Radio's "Morning Meeting", Moulton talked about former Vice President Biden and a remark he made about " not closing the door " on another White House bid.

Global Media Husband of United Kingdom woman jailed in Iran presses top diplomat for visit
Author: 0 Husband of United Kingdom woman jailed in Iran presses top diplomat for visit

Though some have called for the foreign secretary to resign, Ratcliffe told the BBC this would not be in his wife's best interests. Her case is seen as part of a power struggle between moderates and hardliners in Iran. There are also fears she is developing cancer after finding lumps in her breasts. "Nazanin is no longer simply a consular case as she has been endangered in a deeper way".

Global Media Christmas Child drop-off sites set
Author: 0 Christmas Child drop-off sites set

This week is Operation Christmas Child's National Collection Week, when local residents will collect shoebox gifts filled with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items. Locally, Operation Christmas Child boxes and information can be found at Old Trails True Value in Williams The boxes can be picked up during normal business hours of from 8 a.m.to 5:30 p.m., Monday - Saturday.

Global Media Minimum alcohol pricing ruled legal by United Kingdom supreme court
Author: 0 Minimum alcohol pricing ruled legal by United Kingdom supreme court

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon , who first pitched a minimum price of 45p per unit in September 2010, said she was "absolutely delighted" with the court's decision. Nicola Sturgeon and her ruling Scottish National Party have argued for years that an alcohol price cap would be of major benefit to the public health system.

Global Media Trump taunts Kim: 'I would NEVER call him short and fat'
Author: 0 Trump taunts Kim: 'I would NEVER call him short and fat'

North Korea has previously boasted of its ability to strike the United States with intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) if Washington continues what Pyongyang views as acts of aggression against North Korea. President Trump took offense to that statement, and in keeping with his usual method of criticizing those who upset him, he took to tweeting about it.

Global Media Rohingya crisis: Myanmar army clears itself of wrongdoing
Author: 0 Rohingya crisis: Myanmar army clears itself of wrongdoing

The crisis erupted after Rohingya rebels attacked police posts in Myanmar's Rakhine state, triggering a military crackdown that saw hundreds of villages reduced to ashes and sparked a massive exodus. Supporters say she does not have the power to stop the powerful military, which ruled the country for decades until her party came to power following 2015 elections.

Global Media Daily Telegraph 'Brexit mutineers' front page has backfired, say MPs
Author: 0 Daily Telegraph 'Brexit mutineers' front page has backfired, say MPs

On the eve of the debate, the government made an apparent concession to rebels MPs by promising a separate piece of legislation that would allow parliament to have a binding vote on any Brexit agreement. However, government ministers were quick to disavow the front page, insisting that they did not want their party to be divided by the media and that they were working constructively with those Tories seeking improvements to the European Union withdrawal bill.

Global Media Gay marriage gets support
Author: 0 Gay marriage gets support

The Australian Bureau of Statistics said Wednesday 62 percent of registered adults who responded voted for the reform in an unprecedented survey. Six hours after the vote result was announced, a private member's bill from Liberal senator Dean Smith which would legalise same-sex marriage - and includes religious exemptions - was introduced in the Senate .

Author: 0 Officials responding to reported shooting near elementary school in Rancho Tehama

The gunman was later killed by police. Authorities recovered a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns reportedly used by the shooter . Authorities said multiple shots were fired at Rancho Tehama Elementary School around 8 a.m. Flint described living next to the gunman as "hell". "The insane thing is that the neighbour has been shooting a lot of bullets lately, hundreds of rounds, large magazines", Flint said.

Global Media Your government is probably manipulating you on social media
Author: 0 Your government is probably manipulating you on social media

Russia, which ranked 15th-worst, saw a decline in Internet freedom bolstered by the "hypocritical link between state propaganda and legal restrictions on the media", while countries like Belarus, which ranked 18th-worst, disrupted mobile connectivity to prevent live-streamed images from reaching mass audiences, the report said.

Global Media YouTube Announces Partnership with Ticketmaster
Author: 0 YouTube Announces Partnership with Ticketmaster

If you've ever been watching a music video and thought "I'd love to see them live", YouTube has your back. If you'll read a bit of YouTube's announcement of the partnership, it reads a bit like a proposal to Ticketmaster . The great thing about this integration is that it's available on both the YouTube desktop site and on the iOS and Android YouTube apps . YouTube terms already barred "terrorists" from using the service, but the new policy keeps out videos uploaded by others ...

Global Media Zimbabwen army: We're targeting criminals, not Mugabe
Author: 0 Zimbabwen army: We're targeting criminals, not Mugabe

S.B. Moyo said on state television. He urged the public to remain calm but "limit unnecessary movement". Armed soldiers were assaulting passers-by in the early morning hours in Harare while officers were seen loading ammunition near a group of four military vehicles.

Global Media David Poisson: French alpine skier dies after training crash in Canada
Author: 0 David Poisson: French alpine skier dies after training crash in Canada

David Fish, a 35-year-old, bronze medallist in downhill at the world Championships of alpine skiing 2013, died Monday after a fall in training in the canadian station of Nakiska, announced the French ski Federation (FFS). Poisson was reportedly well-liked among skiers, and affectionately nicknamed "Caillou" (small stone or pebble) due to his small stature. They've been building the course since October and there will be multiple layers of netting on the course.

Global Media Myanmar Army again denies abuses against Rohingya
Author: 0 Myanmar Army again denies abuses against Rohingya

The military campaign drew criticism from various organisations which denounced the authorities' numerous abuses against civilians, and the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights described the situation as an " ethnic cleansing ". Now Secretary Cayetano expects us to applaud, simply because the same government that triggered this humanitarian crisis now says it is ready to accept help? Noting that some Rohingya refugees have been trafficked outside Bangladesh, Millman said: "Most of the ...

Global Media Nawaz Sharif, Maryam allowed to leave for London
Author: 0 Nawaz Sharif, Maryam allowed to leave for London

The NAB officials also informed the court that they sent notices to both the brothers through the Foreign Office to flats No. 16, 16A, 17, 17-A, Avenfield House, Park Lane, London, the United Kingdom. The counsels of Nawaz and his children, Khawaja Harris and Amjad Pervez, raised objection that the witness submitted unverified documents as they did not have company's stamp.

Author: 0 Saudi Planes Bomb Yemen Airport, Blocking Aid Deliveries

Saudi Arabia's United Nations ambassador is denying that there has been an embargo on Yemen , saying "a temporary procedure" was taken for a few days to ensure the safety and security of Yemenis and Saudis and supplies were available. A top leader of Yemen's Shiite rebels who are at war with a Saudi-led military coalition is vowing retaliation against the oil-rich kingdom over its disastrous blockade of the war-torn country.

Author: 0 5.4 quake in southeast South Korea causes some minor damage

South Korean President Moon Jae-In, on his way to Seoul after attending the Asean summit in Manila, is set to hold an emergency meeting upon arrival, his office said . There were no immediate reports of any casualties or injuries. No immediate damage was reported in the firm's steel mills. According to state nuclear operator Korea Hydro & Nuclear Power, neither of nuclear reactors on the southeastern coast was affected by the quakes.

Global Media Seoul: N. Koreans fired 40 shots at defector, hit him with 5
Author: 0 Seoul: N. Koreans fired 40 shots at defector, hit him with 5

The North's drills are expected to run from December to April, according to the South Korean military. But when a wheel came loose, he fled on foot as four North Korean soldiers fired about 40 rounds at him, said Suh Wook, chief director of operations at South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff, briefing lawmakers.

Global Media Rep. Mo Brooks risks his life to defend Roy Moore
Author: 0 Rep. Mo Brooks risks his life to defend Roy Moore

Moore can't be knocked off the ballot under Alabama law. "This close to election, it's a complicated matter'". Former Alabama Chief Justice and U.S. The sexual assault scandal surrounding Alabama senate-nominee Roy Moore has become toxic for the Republican Party. "In the state of Missouri, they are criminal - these are criminal allegations".

Global Media Texas State Greek life suspended after fraternity pledge dies
Author: 0 Texas State Greek life suspended after fraternity pledge dies

Thrasher, the university's president. "Allegations of violation of the alcohol policy by the fraternity were reported in September, which necessitated the further action", SDSU media relations officer Cory Marshall said. Trauth suspended all Greek fraternity and sorority chapters at Texas State as a result of the tragedy. "Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and the entire [Texas State] student body during this hard time", Guidi said.

Global Media Appointing a second special counsel could rattle Justice Department
Author: 0 Appointing a second special counsel could rattle Justice Department

At a moment where Sessions' leadership and credibility is being questioned - the president himself has openly pondered firing him, and Democrats are accusing him of lying about his knowledge of Russian contacts with the Trump campaign - the attorney general is giving the appearance that he's bowing to the political demands of the president.

Global Media UCLA basketball players arrested in China are headed home
Author: 0 UCLA basketball players arrested in China are headed home

U.S. Chief of Staff John F. Kelly has contacted the families of the players and also spoken with UCLA coach Steve Alford. The three players who were arrested for shoplifting are LiAngelo Ball , brother of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball and son of LaVar Ball , Cody Riley and Jalen Hill .

Global Media Cards Against Humanity buys land on Mexican border to block Trump's wall
Author: 0 Cards Against Humanity buys land on Mexican border to block Trump's wall

For $15, customers can sign up at Cards Against Humanity Saves America, and will receive six "America-saving surprises" in the mail. A significant one of these gifts is a portion of the game company's border territory, creating a large pool of landowners with whom the United States government will have to deal while attempting to build a wall around the national border.

Global Media Sandy Hook victims' families to argue case in Connecticut Supreme Court
Author: 0 Sandy Hook victims' families to argue case in Connecticut Supreme Court

A state Superior Court judge a year ago dismissed the suit, which was brought by relatives of nine people who were killed and one person who survived the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on December 14, 2012. 20 children and six educators were killed in the shooting. The Sandy Hook families' case rests on whether the company negligently entrusts a buyer with a weapon, which is an exception to the federal law.

Global Media Thomas Chandy to move SC against HC order
Author: 0 Thomas Chandy to move SC against HC order

Tankha, who arrived here Monday evening, however maintained that he was appearing on behalf of Chandy in court in his professional capacity as a lawyer. NCP state leadership on Tuesday chose to leave the decision on the demand for Chandy's decision to the party's parliamentary board. The state unit of NCP has sought the opinion of its national leadership, state president T.P.

Global Media Maronite Patriarch Arrives in Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Maronite Patriarch Arrives in Saudi Arabia

Lebanon's head of the Maronite Catholic Church, Patriarch Bechara Al-Rahi, made his historic first trip to Saudi Arabia to meet with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Tuesday. The Saudi closure had drawn global condemnation and fears of a worsening humanitarian disaster in Yemen. While the language of the resolution calls to "increase efforts to adopt all necessary and appropriate measures to prevent civilian casualties and increase humanitarian access", it does not call for an end to US support ...

Global Media President Trump's trust in Putin questionable | Letters
Author: 0 President Trump's trust in Putin questionable | Letters

The White House hurried to dot the i's, saying that the meeting between Trump and Putin would not take place because of the busy schedule of the United States president. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats has said there is no dispute in the intelligence community about Russia's meddling in the election. At the same forum, CIA Director Mike Pompeo was asked whether Russian Federation intervened in the 2016 election.

Global Media Senators scrutinize Trump's power to launch nuclear strike
Author: 0 Senators scrutinize Trump's power to launch nuclear strike

Military experts testifying before the committee noted that, while presidents have ultimate authority to order nuclear strikes, there are safeguards in place to ensure those orders are considered first. Corker publicly questioned Trump's decision-making abilities last month when he expressed concern over the president's heated rhetoric that, in his view, undermined USA diplomatic efforts with foreign adversaries and put the country "on the path to World War III ".

Global Media Over 400 Millionaires Ask That GOP Not Approve Tax Overhaul
Author: 0 Over 400 Millionaires Ask That GOP Not Approve Tax Overhaul

They actually want Congress to raise taxes on the wealthy. According to Mark Mazur, Tax Policy Center, the bill would amount to a decent tax decline for the majority of the USA households. The proposal would also eliminate most individual tax deductions, a move that could result in some taxpayers seeing an increase in their total bill to the government while others see a decrease.

Global Media Congresswomen Allege Sexual Harassment by Lawmakers
Author: 0 Congresswomen Allege Sexual Harassment by Lawmakers

She is also crafting another bill to overhaul the process available for staff to file harassment complaints with Office of Compliance, which she says discourages victims from coming forward. "What are we doing here for women right now", she added, "who are dealing with someone like that?" Testimony detailed that while Congress demands private companies have fair ways for accusers to pursue sexual harassment claims, Congress' own sexual harassment complaint process has stacked the deck in ...

Global Media Iran pledges swift aid after major quake kills 400
Author: 0 Iran pledges swift aid after major quake kills 400

Some structures appeared unscathed. "Newly constructed buildings... Held up well, but the old houses built with earth were totally destroyed ", he told state television as he visited the affected region. "We are living in a tent and we don't have enough food or water", he said . To show solidarity with the Kurdish-majority province hit by the quake, a state newspaper printed a headline in Kurdish, which read "Iran cries with Kermanshah".

Global Media Israel warns Gaza against revenge attack
Author: 0 Israel warns Gaza against revenge attack

The economic heart of the country, Tel Aviv has not been targeted by a Gazan rocket since the 2014 Gaza War. "It should be clear", Mordechai added, "that for every Islamic Jihad response, Israel will respond with force and determination, not only to [Islamic] Jihad but also to Hamas".

Global Media Uber rant caught on camera; fired Texas prosecutor speaks
Author: 0 Uber rant caught on camera; fired Texas prosecutor speaks

Uber driver Shaun Platt said prosecutor Jody Warner appeared to be intoxicated when he picked her up at the Capitol Pub in Dallas late that evening. Oh my God, you're an idiot. You or me?' " Platt told ABC. Assistant District Attorney Jody Warner was sacked Monday over the Friday night incident.

Global Media Russian Foreign Minister: Moscow never promised to withdraw Iranian troops in Syria
Author: 0 Russian Foreign Minister: Moscow never promised to withdraw Iranian troops in Syria

The Israeli Air Force has carried out numerous airstrikes in Syria on weapons convoys bound for the Iran-backed Hezbollah militia, though it rarely acknowledges individual raids. Israel signaled on Sunday that it would keep up military strikes across its frontier with Syria to prevent any encroachment by Iranian-allied forces, even as the United States and Russian Federation try to build up a ceasefire in the area.

Global Media FBI Report Shows Increase in Hate Crimes for 2016
Author: 0 FBI Report Shows Increase in Hate Crimes for 2016

Most of the crimes in 2016 were motivated by the victim's race or ethnicity, not by religion or sexual orientation. The FBI says it collects this information so as to better understand and combat hate crimes across the nation. Anti-Islamic hate crimes made up 24.8 percent of those crimes in 2016, up from 22.2 percent the year before. The next closest category was crimes based on religion, with 21 percent, followed by sexual orientation at 17.5 percent.

Global Media China calls for advancing free trade talks with S.Korea, Japan
Author: 0 China calls for advancing free trade talks with S.Korea, Japan

President Moon Jae-in and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang reaffirmed their efforts Monday to quickly normalize the countries' ties soured by the deployment of a USA missile defense system in South Korea, while the Chinese premier noted a "bright" future for their bilateral relations.

Global Media Hyderabad-bound Indigo flight hits a wild boar during takeoff at Vizag
Author: 0 Hyderabad-bound Indigo flight hits a wild boar during takeoff at Vizag

The incident occurred at around 10 p.m. on Sunday when the wild boar ran into the flight path, hitting a rear wheel. Due to which flight couldn't touch down immediately as the rear wheel got damaged. There were no compound walls at the airport at that time. "We've raised the issue with INS Dega, which controls the airport", Visakhapatnam airport director G Prakash Reddy told The Times of India .

Global Media S&P declares Venezuela in selective default after missed payments
Author: 0 S&P declares Venezuela in selective default after missed payments

On Monday, government officials met with creditors in Caracas in an attempt to restructure its debt. But Venezuela's unpaid obligations total $420 million, and four additional coupon payments are overdue but within their grace periods. A committee of the International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) is weighing whether holders of PDVSA debt with default insurance - credit default swaps - can collect payment.

Author: 0 Scotiabank Analysts Give Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO) a $19.00 Price Target

It is down 0.00% since November 13, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 14.94% the S&P500. Dupont Capital Management Corp purchased a new stake in shares of Marathon Oil Corporation during the second quarter worth approximately $122,000. Howard Hughes Medical Institute accumulated 0.59% or 61,352 shares. About 3.22 million contracts were traded on 10-Nov-17 compared to daily average volume of 4.17 million shares.

Global Media United Nations dismisses the Saudi demand to re-open the Yemen Port
Author: 0 United Nations dismisses the Saudi demand to re-open the Yemen Port

Houthi rebel leaders said on Tuesday that the radio navigation system at Sanaa International Airport had been destroyed in a Saudi airstrike. While the language of the resolution calls to "increase efforts to adopt all necessary and appropriate measures to prevent civilian casualties and increase humanitarian access", it does not call for an end to USA support of the Saudi-led coaltion attacking Yemen.

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