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Global Media Amit Shah takes front row on debut day in Parliament
Author: 0 Amit Shah takes front row on debut day in Parliament

He occupied seat No 24, which was earlier assigned to M Venkaiah Naidu , who rose to become the Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman. Yechury's front row seat has been allotted to his partyman TK Rangarajan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leader of the House and finance minister Arun Jaitley sit in the first row of the first block. Shah shares his bench with Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan and Social Justice Minister Thawar Chand ...

Global Media Worldwide inequality grows as richest 0.1% grab more wealth
Author: 0 Worldwide inequality grows as richest 0.1% grab more wealth

The results match a recent Oxfam SA report that found just three South African billionaires had more wealth than the bottom half of the country's earners. The report found that wealth inequality had grown most rapidly in North America, China, India, and Russian Federation, while remaining stable - albeit at high levels - in sub-Saharan Africa.

Global Media Can't accept preconditions for talks with North Korea: Rex Tillerson
Author: 0 Can't accept preconditions for talks with North Korea: Rex Tillerson

He stressed that "in our race against North Korea, we need to do more - way, way more" to counter North Korea's "evasive tactics" to avoid United Nations sanctions which he said are becoming more sophisticated. The United Nations has suggested holding talks to figure out the substance of negotiations further down the line, and a military-to-military hotline to dampen risks of conflict.

Global Media Macron seeks climate pledges after USA withdrawal from Paris accord
Author: 0 Macron seeks climate pledges after USA withdrawal from Paris accord

The meeting in Paris seemed to cement Macron's role as a key leader on climate change, now that the USA has shunned the global effort; he co-hosted the summit with the U.N. The topics include: how global warming impacts natural catastrophes like hurricanes, the health implications of climate change and how a warmer planet can affect the circular economy.

Global Media North Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war'
Author: 0 North Korea says naval blockade would be 'act of war'

The Trump administration's lack of a consistent message toward North Korea has been criticized for plunging its allies into confusion as well as making North Korea doubt the US's willingness to negotiate. The country revealed plans for a previously unknown ballistic missile types when they were mistakenly filmed on a wall chart during coverage of a visit by Kim Jong-un.

Global Media 'Sheep' steals baby Jesus, 'Mary' rescues him in Christmas performance
Author: 0 'Sheep' steals baby Jesus, 'Mary' rescues him in Christmas performance

The show went on after a little parental intervention. But she ends up stealing the baby Jesus doll and begins dancing with it on stage. The delightful video was posted on Facebook by Tana Benson - the sheep's mama. "I told her we were sorry". "This is insane.' So then just the way I guess it just kind of went viral, as they say, it's been overwhelming for sure".

Global Media Statewide crackdown on impaired drivers begins Friday, runs through New Year's Day
Author: 0 Statewide crackdown on impaired drivers begins Friday, runs through New Year's Day

The Denham Springs Police Department received a Special Waves Grant from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, which funds overtime pay during the "DWI - Drive Sober Get Pulled Over" campaign. You'll face jail time, fines, loss of your driver's license and other related expenses. Even one drink can impair your judgment and increase the risk of getting arrested for drunk driving, or worse, risk injury or death to someone in a crash.

Global Media Judge Appears Ready To Release Manafort From House Arrest
Author: 0 Judge Appears Ready To Release Manafort From House Arrest

President Donald Trump , departs after a bond hearing as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing Russian Federation investigation, at U.S. He'll also have to stay away from airports, train stations, and other "transportation facilities" except for approved travel, per Jackson's order. Manafort faces criminal charges of fraud, conspiracy and money laundering.

Global Media S.Korea, China Say War 'Can't Be Tolerated' on Korean Peninsula
Author: 0 S.Korea, China Say War 'Can't Be Tolerated' on Korean Peninsula

The two leaders later presided over the signing of seven agreements covering cooperation in areas from food safety to the Winter Olympics. The visitor said: "In North Korea you should always look not just in front, at the show they want you to look at, but at the back or the sides for interesting things".

Global Media Man faces first-degree murder charge in Charlottesville auto ramming
Author: 0 Man faces first-degree murder charge in Charlottesville auto ramming

He faces life in prison if convicted on the first-degree murder charge . His case will now be presented next week to a grand jury for an indictment. On Aug. Heyer's death show Mr. Fields with members of one such group - which denied any connection to him - carrying a shield with one of its emblems. A former teacher, Derek Weimer, has said Fields was fascinated in high school with Nazism, idolized Adolf Hitler, and had been singled out by officials at his Union, Kentucky, high school for ...

Global Media SC refuses Cong plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Guj
Author: 0 SC refuses Cong plea for counting of VVPAT slips in Guj

The Election Commission, if it chooses to, can then tally the slips from a particular Electronic Voting Machine's (EVM's) compartment and tally the paper records with the votes cast in the machine. The bench told Singhvi that his client had approached it in his personal capacity and he should have let the party take a bold stand and approach the court.

Global Media Will Trump Pardon Michael Flynn? The President Says
Author: 0 Will Trump Pardon Michael Flynn? The President Says "We'll See What Happens"

He added, "But, the other thing I think is important to remind everybody, Kate, is it won't matter". "It's a shame what's happened with the FBI", Trump said Friday, moments before he left for Quantico . The academy, according to the FBI's website, is a "professional course of study" open to USA and global law enforcement managers of all stripes. In the statement to Politico , DOJ spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said key members of the House Judiciary Committee were given copies of ...

Global Media Turkey seeks United Nations help to foil USA decision on Jerusalem
Author: 0 Turkey seeks United Nations help to foil USA decision on Jerusalem

Additionally, Erdogan pledged to take more steps so that "the maximum number of countries" could recognize Palestine . Erdoğan also said that Muslim countries will start new funds to protect Palestinian families, "preventing Israel's seizure of neighborhoods, houses, and workplaces belonging to Muslims".

Global Media Germany's SPD announces exploratory coalition talks with Merkel's Union
Author: 0 Germany's SPD announces exploratory coalition talks with Merkel's Union

If the Social Democrats don't enter a coalition with Merkel's bloc, that would leave an unprecedented minority government led by Merkel or a new election as possibilities. Seen by many as an anchor of stability in Europe, Merkel needs to deliver, but her preferred partners at the SPD are biding their time. The SPD has repeatedly made clear that it has an array of options, including rejecting a partnership with Merkel's conservatives and setting Germany on the road to snap elections or ...

Global Media Trump administration cracks down on visa waiver program
Author: 0 Trump administration cracks down on visa waiver program

The Trump administration put new requirements in place on Friday for the 38 countries participating in the U.S. Visa Waiver Programme, including that they use U.S. If more than 2% of a nation's travelers don't leave on time, their country might have to establish a public education program for its citizens, the department said.

Global Media National Park Service to limit fee-free days in 2018
Author: 0 National Park Service to limit fee-free days in 2018

Free days during the coming year are January 15 for Martin Luther King Jr. The sharp decrease in the number of fee-free days comes as the National Park Service faces a maintenance backlog of more than $11 billion . The U.S. National Park Service held a public comment period from August 29 to September 28 and sent those comments to the National Park Regional Office.

Global Media Britain warns of Russian threat to undersea communications cables
Author: 0 Britain warns of Russian threat to undersea communications cables

British defense officials have warned that Russian Federation, in addition to possibly Iran and China, pose an existential threat to the Western way of life by developing capabilities to target undersea communications cables that carry 97 percent of all digital traffic and $10 trillion in daily financial transactions.

Global Media Trump judicial nominee struggles with basic legal knowledge during hearing
Author: 0 Trump judicial nominee struggles with basic legal knowledge during hearing

One point in Petersen's favor is that he shook his head "no" when Sen. Petersen does have a law degree from the University of Virginia. Mr. Petersen is not the first of Mr. "My background is not in litigation", he said . "I've heard of it, but again", Petersen responded, trailing off. "The thing I thought was much more troubling about the back-and-forth was the lack of preparation and basic understanding of pretty basic legal concepts", she said.

Global Media Did Doug Jones Supporter Confirm Voter Fraud?
Author: 0 Did Doug Jones Supporter Confirm Voter Fraud?

Poll workers were said to be thrown off by recently married women carrying photo IDs with names that didn't match the names on the voter rolls, or by voters who showed up with their hair cut and dyed differently than the picture on their ID.

Global Media Gujarat Poll: PM Modi casts vote in Ahmedabad
Author: 0 Gujarat Poll: PM Modi casts vote in Ahmedabad

In a first such flight by a prime minister, Mr Modi boarded the single-engine seaplane from near the Sardar Bridge connecting the old city with Ahmedabad West from a specially constructed jetty amid crowds of onlookers and supporters chanting "Modi, Modi".

Global Media Australian abuse inquiry's calls to end priests' celibacy rejected
Author: 0 Australian abuse inquiry's calls to end priests' celibacy rejected

He apologised for the church failing children in the past. But he said the seal of the confession can not be broken, even if priests face the prospect of criminal charges for failing to report child sexual abuse. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the inquiry had "exposed a national tragedy". "It must remain so here in Australia...(but) outside of this, all offenses against children must be reported to the authorities, and we are absolutely committed to doing so".

Global Media New Zimbabwe President chairs first politburo meeting
Author: 0 New Zimbabwe President chairs first politburo meeting

Mnangagwa said he would maintain the same politburo until the end of its term in 2019, according to party spokesperson, Simon Moyo. He said that rising to the helm of Zanu-PF didn't represent the defeat of one faction, although many in the G40 faction loyal to Grace Mugabe won't see things that way.

Global Media Millennials to define 2017, Oxford says
Author: 0 Millennials to define 2017, Oxford says

A noun defined as "a significant cultural, political, or social change arising from the actions or influence of young people", the word was honored as a reflection of the character of the past year. It says the phrase has been judged as not only reflective of the ethos, mood, or preoccupations of this past year, "but as having lasting potential as a word of cultural significance".

Author: 0 Snyder's Lance Hires Advisor Amid Speculation About Sale

Gotham Asset Ltd Liability Com owns 128,022 shares for 0.06% of their portfolio. Snyder's-Lance, owner of brands like Cape Cod potato chips, Snyder's pretzels and Pop Secret popcorn, was put together through a compilation of deals. We have $48.83 PT which if reached, will make NASDAQ: LNCE worth $183.04 million more. FMR LLC boosted its position in Snyder's-Lance by 15.4% during the 2nd quarter.

Global Media Carol Singers, Priests Allegedly Beaten up For 'Religious Conversions' in Satna
Author: 0 Carol Singers, Priests Allegedly Beaten up For 'Religious Conversions' in Satna

The arrest was made on the basis of a complaint lodged by one Dharmendra Kumar Dohar, who said he was lured with money to conrt to Christianity. Allegations of "religious conversions " is not new in this area of the state. "It is painful to notice that the government is insensitive towards the growing intolerance on minorities", he said in a statement. Some of the priests and seminarians, released in the early hours of Friday, alleged they had been roughed up by members of the ...

Global Media Kelly Cutrone: Russell Simmons tried to rape me
Author: 0 Kelly Cutrone: Russell Simmons tried to rape me

Hines told the LA Times in a Wednesday report that he raped her in a NY nightclub in the 1980s when she was "17 or 18". According to the LA Times , an unidentified NYPD spokesperson says authorities have opened an investigation against Simmons , and are in the initial stages of contacting alleged victims.

Global Media ISIL weapons traced to USA and Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 ISIL weapons traced to USA and Saudi Arabia

Arms provided by the United States and Saudi Arabia to Syrian opposition groups frequently ended up in the hands of Islamic State , an arms monitoring group that analyzed weapons found on the battlefield said on Thursday. President Donald Trump said the USA has won the fight against Islamic State terrorists in Syria and Iraq and is pursuing the extremists as they spread elsewhere.

Global Media Firefighter with baby on the way dies in California wildfire
Author: 0 Firefighter with baby on the way dies in California wildfire

Firefighters made some progress Wednesday on corralling the so-called Thomas Fire, which has spread into national forest land northwest of Los Angeles. Firefighting costs so far were tallied at $74.7 million, according to Cal Fire. But adverse weather will again promote significant fire growth and hamper efforts to control the inferno, which broke out on December 4 and has grown to become the fifth largest wildfire in state history, authorities said.

Global Media Cuomo, Christie commit to funding their halves of Gateway Tunnel
Author: 0 Cuomo, Christie commit to funding their halves of Gateway Tunnel

Cuomo's Budget Director, Robert Mujica Jr, . said New York State "commits to propose in the State's executive budget an appropriation each year over a 35-year period to pay debt service on a $1.75 billion fixed-interest loan to the GDC (Gateway Program Development Corp.) with a 35-year term under the USDOT Railroad Rehabilitation & Improvement Financing (RRIF) loan program, which is to be used toward construction of a new tunnel, and use good faith efforts to obtain New York State legislative ...

Global Media Quake hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported
Author: 0 Quake hits Indonesia's Java island, deaths reported

A natural disaster has struck the capital of Indonesia with reports of deaths and collapsed buildings. The quake was reportedly felt in the capital Jakarta after striking in the Jawa Barat region of Java. An natural disaster struck the country's western Aceh province in December 2016, killing more than 100 people, injuring many more and leaving tens of thousands homeless.

Author: 0 Russian Federation to resume flights to Egypt in February

Sokolov said flights between Moscow and Cairo would restart in February 2018 pending internal procedures, in comments echoed by the Egyptian minister. Flights between Russia and Egypt were halted in 2015 following the crash of a Russian passenger jet in Sinai that killed all 224 people on board. The airports serving Egypt's primary resorts Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh have yet to pass aviation security audits, Vedomosti daily reports, citing an industry source.

Global Media Long Island weather: Snow expected for evening commute
Author: 0 Long Island weather: Snow expected for evening commute

The advisory lasts until 1 a.m. Saturday for Eastern Long Island and southeastern CT. The east end of Long Island may see 2-3 inches of snow, and areas south of I-195 in New Jersey may see between 2-4 inches. Today will be mostly cloudy with highs in the upper 30s. Winds should be calm during the day Friday, but will kick up to the low teens later in the day, making it feel much colder, the weather service said.

Global Media Twitter Trolls Donald Trump & Melania For Their Barron-Less Christmas Photo
Author: 0 Twitter Trolls Donald Trump & Melania For Their Barron-Less Christmas Photo

The first lady debuted the card on Twitter on December 14, reports Empty World. The Trumps and Pences have released their official Christmas portraits ten days before Christmas. "I've seen people from all over our great nation pitch in to help those who lost everything, and I want to challenge people to continue with that giving spirit over Christmas and in the new year." she added.

Global Media Armed police open fire on knifeman at Amsterdam airport
Author: 0 Armed police open fire on knifeman at Amsterdam airport

Later the police issued another tweet adding "The suspect was overpowered, detained and taken away". The military police later tweeted that the suspect was a 29-year-old man from The Hague , who was known to police due to earlier violent incidents at Schiphol.

Author: 0 White House Aide Omarosa Manigault Newman to Depart

In light of Omarosa Manigault Newman's exit from the White House this week, Rachel Campos-Duffy called out a special "animus" for minority Trump supporters from liberals and the mainstream media. Manigault Newman or the escort off of the complex". And it's safe to say she wasn't feeling it. Now that she's been fired from the White House, Omarosa is trying to sell her story to the American people-but it appears late-night hosts aren't buying it.

Global Media Omarosa 'Escorted' Out of White House by Security After She Was Fired
Author: 0 Omarosa 'Escorted' Out of White House by Security After She Was Fired

Though her resignation is effective January 20, the Secret Service said it had deactivated her security badge granting access to the White House grounds. "The word is General Kelly had it and got rid of her". "He judges them on their ability to do the job", she told the Hollywood Reporter . Fox News , usually very favorable to the president, described her ouster as being "physically dragged" from the White House grounds.

Global Media EU Extends Sanctions on Russia Until July 2018
Author: 0 EU Extends Sanctions on Russia Until July 2018

Russian Federation denies interfering in Ukraine's internal affairs, despite compelling evidence that Moscow has provided military, economic, and political support to separatists fighting against Kyiv. The reason for this is the annexation of the Crimea by Russian Federation. Russia's annexation led Western powers, including the USA, to impose sanctions against Moscow.

Global Media Elderly Woman Gets Evicted And Arrested Days Before Turning 94
Author: 0 Elderly Woman Gets Evicted And Arrested Days Before Turning 94

Juanita Fitzgerald says the National Church Residences' Franklin House retirement community had made a decision to "put her out" after blaming her for mould found in her apartment. Fitzgerald said she had bruises on her arms and legs after the arrest. Fitzgerald also said she would like to go back to Franklin House , if possible.

Global Media From hospital bed, NYC bomb suspect hears charges
Author: 0 From hospital bed, NYC bomb suspect hears charges

Akayed Ullah , a Bangladeshi man who attempted to detonate a homemade bomb strapped to his body at a NY commuter hub during morning rush hour is seen in this handout photo received December 11, 2017. Law enforcement officers obtained a warrant to search Ullah's home in Brooklyn on Monday, where they found metal pipes, pieces of wires, fragments of what appear to be Christmas lights and metal screws consistent with bomb materials recovered at the scene of the attack, the complaint says.

Global Media Modi Government clears Triple Talaq bill instantly
Author: 0 Modi Government clears Triple Talaq bill instantly

The law by the Centre has come three months after the Supreme Court termed the triple talaq , an instant form of giving divorce, illegal. The draft law was prepared by an inter-ministerial group led by home minister Rajnath Singh , which includes members like external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj , finance minister Arun Jaitley, law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and his junior in the ministry P P Chaudhary.

Global Media Nazareth to observe most Christmas festivities despite anger over Trump
Author: 0 Nazareth to observe most Christmas festivities despite anger over Trump

Some Christmas celebrations have reportedly been canceled in Nazareth as a protest against President Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. He also called the U. Trump a backstabbing "wretch". "We have made a decision to cancel the traditional Christmas singing and dancing because we are in a time of dispute, because of what Trump has said about Jerusalem ", city spokesman Salem Sharara said, Reuters reported .

Global Media OH legislature approves measure banning abortions on babies diagnosed with Down syndrome
Author: 0 OH legislature approves measure banning abortions on babies diagnosed with Down syndrome

Abortion opponents cheered the move and said they expected the governor to sign the law. The bill makes OH the third state to pass a law outlawing abortions due to fetal anomalies. The American Civil Liberties Union of OH condemned the bill, saying it would interfere with women's rights to make personal decisions. "It's not our place to judge a woman and her decision on whether or not to continue a pregnancy for whatever reason it is", the pro-abortion leader said.

Global Media Russia's former economy minister found guilty of corruption
Author: 0 Russia's former economy minister found guilty of corruption

State prosecutors said that Ulyukayev had asked for the bribe in exchange for approving the sale of the state-controlled oil company Bashneft ( BANE.MM ) to Rosneft. Ulyukayev also warned the Kremlin elite that anyone could be falsely accused next. Former Russian finance minister Alexei Kudrin, an adviser to President Vladimir Putin and a strong advocate of less state control over the economy, criticised the verdict.

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