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Global Media Catch a rare glimpse of snowfall in Sahara Desert
Author: 0 Catch a rare glimpse of snowfall in Sahara Desert

The average temperature in the town hovers around 37-degree Celsius while the mercury dips to around 10 in January. Ain Sefra is located around 3,280ft above sea level and surrounded by the Atlas Mountains. EBU/Karim Bouchetata Ain Sefra has only seen snow four times in the last 40 years. The snow cover stayed for a few hours before melting down with rising temperatures.

Global Media Aadhaar leak whistleblower merits award, not probe, says Snowden
Author: 0 Aadhaar leak whistleblower merits award, not probe, says Snowden

Named Aadhaar , the program is backed by the world's biggest biometric database, which its operator Unique Identification Authority of India ( UIDAI ), says wasn't breached. A public outcry against UIDAI's action forced an intervention by Indian Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, and pushed the UIDAI to issue a clarification.

Global Media Why Oprah Was The Ultimate Winner of the 2018 Golden Globes
Author: 0 Why Oprah Was The Ultimate Winner of the 2018 Golden Globes

Winfrey previously said during an appearance on "CBS This Morning" there would be "no running for office of any kind" for her, though she did not discuss the subject after Sunday's Golden Globes. The network received widespread criticism for the tweet on social media, with commentators saying it demonstrated serious impartiality. "But now she doesn't have a choice".

Global Media #SAvIND: Newlands shows off while Proteas delight in first Test
Author: 0 #SAvIND: Newlands shows off while Proteas delight in first Test

India began the day splendidly, taking eight wickets in the morning to bowl South Africa out for 130. Perhaps the biggest feather in India's cap is that they weren't assisted by a home side that batted poorly. I think pace and bounce is something that you look for in South Africa . Rohit Sharma was bowled comprehensively soon after Kohli went - and an over after he was dropped in the outfield.

Global Media A major reduction in Chinese troops post truce in Dokhlam-Army Chief
Author: 0 A major reduction in Chinese troops post truce in Dokhlam-Army Chief

Instead of referring to its troop deployments, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said that the "Dong Lang (Doklam) area has all along been part of China and under China's continuous and effective jurisdiction". "There has been a very major reduction (of troops) from the Chinese side", he told the media. "There is a huge requirement of modernisation of our armed forces, in every field".

Global Media Will Pakistan Close NATO's Supply Routes into Afghanistan? Mattis Plays Down Possibility
Author: 0 Will Pakistan Close NATO's Supply Routes into Afghanistan? Mattis Plays Down Possibility

He said the sum of $255 million payable annually against military financing was merely a day's expenses made by Pakistan's federal and provincial governments. Diplomats hinted that Pakistan may sever logistical support for USA forces in Afghanistan after Washington froze at least $900 million in assistance and demanded "decisive action" from Islamabad to cut off covert support for Islamist groups, including the Taliban and its affiliate, the Haqqani network.

Author: 0 North and South Korea to hold first high-level talks in two years

Critics say Kim may be trying to divide Seoul and Washington in a bid to weaken worldwide pressure and sanctions over North Korea's nuclear and missile tests. It needs to receive an additional quota to compete, and its International Olympic Committee representative, Chang Ung, headed to Switzerland over the weekend for talks with IOC officials, according to Japanese media.

Global Media Rep. Ed Royce Won't Run for Re-Election in Competitive California District
Author: 0 Rep. Ed Royce Won't Run for Re-Election in Competitive California District

Trump lost the state in 2016 by more than 4 million votes and Clinton carried Orange County, once a Republican fortress, by almost 9 percentage points. Royce says he plans to stay in California after he retires."Orange County will always be home to Marie and me, and we look forward to being with all our friends at Lunar New Years, Korean American Days, Fourth of Julys, and many other community events for years to come".

Global Media Man Utd boss Mourinho wants Ozil deal THIS MONTH
Author: 0 Man Utd boss Mourinho wants Ozil deal THIS MONTH

The Red Devils could snap-up Ozil for nothing if they waited until the end of the season but the report suggests United are anxious they could lose out to PSG or Bayern Munich so have chose to try and sign the playmaker this winter. Not to forget, Jose can utilize Ozil in the Champions League if he can lure him in the winter transfer window. Ozil and Mourinho have a good relationship.

Global Media Man Killed After Picking Up Suspected Grenade Near Stockholm Train Station
Author: 0 Man Killed After Picking Up Suspected Grenade Near Stockholm Train Station

A man in his 60s died in hospital from his injuries after, according to witnesses, "he picked up an object off the ground which promptly exploded", Sven-Erik Olsson, a police spokesman, told AFP . Officials say the blast is not believed to be terror-related. The police initially investigated the explosion as an attempted murder, but they found nothing to indicate that the couple was intentionally targeted.

Global Media Multi-vehicle crash reported on Highway 1 near San Simeon
Author: 0 Multi-vehicle crash reported on Highway 1 near San Simeon

There were numerous calls to the CHP at around 12:30 a.m. about a wrong-way driver near Woodland. The CHP is blaming the deaths on a wrong-way driver from North Highlands. They were so badly burned in the fire that dental records may be needed to make a positive identification. The wrong-way driver hasn't been identified yet.

Global Media Two killed in Philadelphia row home fire, collapse
Author: 0 Two killed in Philadelphia row home fire, collapse

Officials continue to investigate the cause of the fire. Flames broke out around 9 a.m. on Saturday and quickly grew to a two-alarm fire. From the day they take the oath to this city, they are heroes. The state flag will be flown at half-staff in honor of a firefighter who died in the line of duty. He said it took about 30 minutes for firefighters to free LeTourneau from the debris caused by the interior structure collapse.

Global Media S. Korea to stick with Japan 'comfort women' deal
Author: 0 S. Korea to stick with Japan 'comfort women' deal

Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha said the South Korean government plans to match the sum of money provided by the Japanese government under the deal with its own contribution, and discuss what to do with the Japanese contribution. Moon criticized the deal as gravely flawed, saying it can not resolve the comfort women issue. South Korean activists estimate there may have been as many as 200,000 Korean women, euphemistically termed "comfort women" by Japan, forced to work in military brothels ...

Global Media Militant killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight
Author: 0 Militant killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

He said that a gun was also recovered from the site of the gunfight. According to police, the identity of slain militant and his group affiliation was being ascertained. The forces responded by firing teargas shells and pellets. He said that the encounter has ended but a search operation was still on in the area. On Saturday militants killed four policemen after triggering an improvised explosive device (IED) blast in the region.

Global Media Italian Court Acquits Finmeccanica's Former Chief in Augusta Westland Corruption case
Author: 0 Italian Court Acquits Finmeccanica's Former Chief in Augusta Westland Corruption case

In India, it had brought to the fore alleged corruption in the defence deals. Both Orsi and Spagnolini had been sentenced to four-a-half-years years in jail for false accounting and corruption. According to prosecution, a sum of 556 million euro ($662 million) was paid as bribe to win the contract. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI ) in India, earlier on September 1 previous year, had filed a charge sheet against retired Air Chief Marshal SP Tyagi, former Air Marshal JS Gujral and ...

Global Media US Supreme Court will let MS 'freedom to discriminate' law stand
Author: 0 US Supreme Court will let MS 'freedom to discriminate' law stand

Bryant and Campaign for Southern Equality v. Bryant . A federal judge in MS blocked the law in 2016, arguing that it allowed for "arbitrary discrimination ", but the 5th U.S. Donald Trump has previously signed a pledge supporting the so-called First Amendment Defence Act , a similar federal law which bans the government from taking any "action against a person, wholly or partially on the basis that such person believes or acts in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction ...

Global Media Oil tanker burning off China's coast at risk of exploding
Author: 0 Oil tanker burning off China's coast at risk of exploding

China , South Korea and the USA have sent ships and planes to search for the Sanchi's crew, all of whom remain missing. Rescuers attempting to reach the site were being beaten back by toxic clouds, the transportation ministry has said. Chinese authorities already dispatched specialised vessels to the scene to limit the damage from the oil spilling out of the tanker. The South Korean coast guard also sent a ship and an airplane to aid the search effort.

Global Media Suspect apprehended in killing of Washington state deputy
Author: 0 Suspect apprehended in killing of Washington state deputy

He served with Pierce County for some three years. He says, "Early this morning Pierce County lost one of their finest in the line of duty". According to KOMO News, the sheriff's office says the deputy responded to a 9-1-1 call during which dispatchers could hear screaming and some type of altercation.

Global Media China opposes USA 'finger pointing' at Pakistan
Author: 0 China opposes USA 'finger pointing' at Pakistan

China opened its first offshore naval base past year in Djibouti, a small French- and Arabic-speaking country on the Horn of Africa. WASHINGTON Amid increased bonhomie between Russian Federation and Pakistan, the White House believes that Moscow does not have a great influence on Islamabad, a senior Trump Administration official has said.

Global Media Judge ends case over standoff in Nevada land dispute
Author: 0 Judge ends case over standoff in Nevada land dispute

According to Fox News , the Brady Rule , which was so named after the 1963 U.S. Supreme Court case known as Brady v. Maryland, says withholding evidence violates defendants' right to due process. Bureau of Land Management agents come again to seize his cattle over unpaid grazing fees, they will encounter "the very same thing as last time". Navarro called the government's conduct "outrageous" and said the government failed to produce evidence about the existence of surveillance cameras, ...

Global Media City touts record dip in traffic-related pedestrian deaths
Author: 0 City touts record dip in traffic-related pedestrian deaths

The lower speed limit, increased enforcement and safer street designs are all building on each other to keep New Yorkers safe. Since 2013, the year before "Vision Zero" was implemented, traffic fatalities in the city have decreased 28 percent, with pedestrian deaths dropping by 45 percent.

Global Media Israel to resume power supply to Gaza Strip
Author: 0 Israel to resume power supply to Gaza Strip

The move to restore some 50 megawatts of electricity to Gaza per day came in response to a request by the Palestinian Authority on Sunday. The armed wing of Hamas movement, known as al-Qassam Brigades, on Monday sent a letter in Hebrew via Twitter to the mother of an Israeli soldier, who has been missing in Gaza since 2014.

Global Media Nigeria flying citizens from Libya amid 'endemic' abuse
Author: 0 Nigeria flying citizens from Libya amid 'endemic' abuse

In continuation of repatriation of Nigerians from the war-torn country, Libya, another batch of 181 Nigerians were this evening returned to Nigeria. "There were obviously interests that wanted to keep as many of them there as possible because they were commodities", said Nigeria's Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeama.

Global Media Bengals pick Teryl Austin as defensive coordinator
Author: 0 Bengals pick Teryl Austin as defensive coordinator

Also Monday, Bob Bicknell was named the new wide receivers coach for the Bengals. Austin coached the Lions since 2014. "I look forward to working alongside him to take full advantage of our talented defensive personnel". Since the departure of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh the following offseason, the team has finished 18th or worse in total defense in each of the last three seasons, including 27th in 2017.

Global Media President Trump ties DACA deal to border wall funding
Author: 0 President Trump ties DACA deal to border wall funding

When President Donald Trump invited Republican lawmakers to the White House to talk about the next steps on immigration, he told them he wants money for his border wall and an end to the diversity visa lottery. As you know, we're negotiating [the North American Free Trade Agreement]. This year, the debate centers on the fate of a far smaller group. The current stopgap spending bill expires on January 19.

Global Media Paris shows off $2m engagement ring
Author: 0 Paris shows off $2m engagement ring

Paris went braless in a sheer dress but maintained her modesty with ornate woven patterns. News, adding, " She said she never thought Chris would come up with something so ideal". 'Paris has always been the wild child in the whole family, traveling, working, and always ready for a party, so her close ones are having a hard time believing she's going to slow down and start her own family.

Global Media Pence to Visit Israel, Egypt, Jordan
Author: 0 Pence to Visit Israel, Egypt, Jordan

Trump's Jerusalem decision, including plans to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv, was warmly received among Jewish Israelis but caused a backlash in the region and stiff opposition from Palestinians, who consider East Jerusalem the capital of a future Palestinian state.

Global Media Service, walk to celebrate Dr. King
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The annual MLK National Holiday Celebration includes five free, family-friendly events created to promote inclusiveness in Mecklenburg County. Volunteers should bring warm clothing in the event they are assigned to an outdoor service activity.

Global Media Macron tries 'horse diplomacy' with Chinese president
Author: 0 Macron tries 'horse diplomacy' with Chinese president

The French presidency said Vésuve de Brekka (Vesuvius of Brekka), the eight-year-old military horse flown from Paris to Beijing ahead of Mr Macron's 54-hour state visit, was not so much a present as a "diplomatic gesture" created to cement Franco-Chinese relations.

Global Media Swaraj credits PM Modi for India's increasing dominance
Author: 0 Swaraj credits PM Modi for India's increasing dominance

The secretary general added that the connectivity cooperation should be the strategic priority to tighten mutual relationship between ASEAN and India. "Bidding farewell to the Lion City #Singapore". India, which is located strategically along important sea-routes from the Indian Ocean to the Pacific, is integral to the security in the region, he noted.

Global Media 8 children among 21 killed in Syria Idlib strikes: Monitor
Author: 0 8 children among 21 killed in Syria Idlib strikes: Monitor

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based monitoring group, put the death toll at 34, including 19 civilians. Syrian government forces and their allies have been on the offensive since late October in Hama and Idlib provinces, capturing almost 100 villages from insurgent groups, including the al-Qaida-linked Levant Liberation Committee.

Global Media Senators Call for Criminal Probe Into Author of Salacious Trump Dossier
Author: 0 Senators Call for Criminal Probe Into Author of Salacious Trump Dossier

Grassley and fellow Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC took the unusual step of asking Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to investigate the report's author, former British spy Christopher Steele . Grassley, who heads the Senate Judiciary Committee, earlier called for a Justice Department investigation of Fusion GPS, suggesting the firm was involved in a Russian-linked lobbying campaign to undermine the 2012 U.S.

Global Media Tri-State schools call for delay on Monday
Author: 0 Tri-State schools call for delay on Monday

Chambers County officials say buses will still run, but with the two hour delay. All 240 and 246-day employees are to report at regular times and custodial employees will be notified by their supervisors, according to a release. James Island Christian School: will have a 2-hour delay on Monday, January 8th. Cape Henlopen School District Schools will be closed. for students.

Author: 0 British Prime Minister Theresa May's begins new year with Cabinet reshuffle

The government big hitters have kept their jobs, and only a handful of cabinet ministers have moved or left the government altogether. Conservative Party Twitter account announces Chris Grayling as its new chairman. "I have had a very good run and I enjoyed it immensely". The new year reshuffle has been partly prompted by the forced resignation last year of May's long-time ally Damian Green, but is also an opportunity for the Prime Minister to oust people who have been disloyal or broken ...

Global Media Egypt election dates set for March
Author: 0 Egypt election dates set for March

Should there be a need for a re-election, the vote for expatriates will take place between April 19 and 21 and voters in the country between April 24 and 26. In November, Shafiq told Reuters that he intends to run for president in the upcoming presidential elections. Shafik returned to Egypt from the United Arab Emirates in December after announcing his intention to run, setting off a firestorm of criticism from state-aligned media.

Global Media Meriden schools on alert following online picture threat
Author: 0 Meriden schools on alert following online picture threat

After an investigation, police say no threat was made toward any Mitchell High students. "Students... Loaded up bout head out" in text layered over a photo of several guns. The threat was regarding a Snap Chat post made by a juvenile subject picturing numerous firearms. The Albemarle County Police Department has obtained a petition to charge the juvenile suspect identified in Sunday's social media hoax with threats to commit serious bodily harm to persons on school property (Section 18.2-60 ...

Global Media Donald Trump Plans to Work Even Less in 2018
Author: 0 Donald Trump Plans to Work Even Less in 2018

Axios reported that Trump stays in his residence until about 11 a.m. most days, before he heads to his first meeting, citing unnamed officials. George W. On Thursday, the president has an especially light schedule: "Policy Time" at 11am, then "Executive Time" at 12pm, then lunch for an hour, then more "Executive Time" from 1:30pm.

Author: 0 USA bill for weather disasters over 2017 hits record high

The previous record was $215 billion in 2005, when hurricanes Katrina, Wilma and Rita slammed the U.S. Gulf Coast. A recent report - The Economic Case for Climate Action in the United States - noted the number of extreme weather events has surged in recent decades with 21 in the 1980s, 38 in the '90s, and 92 between 2006-16 - more than a two-fold increase.

Author: 0 An Update On North Korea

The North Korea delegation is being led by veteran negotiator Ri Son-gwon, who chairs the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of Korea, a state agency in charge of inter-Korean affairs, South Korea's Yonhap News Agency reported. -South Korean military exercises that it calls a rehearsal for an invasion. "People with practical experience in talks and other aspects of inter-Korean relations were put front and center, apparently reflecting a determination to tackle not only the Pyeongchang ...

Global Media Senior Egyptian Intelligence Officer Asks TV Hosts to Accept US Jerusalem Announcement
Author: 0 Senior Egyptian Intelligence Officer Asks TV Hosts to Accept US Jerusalem Announcement

Egypt was among one of the first countries to criticise the decision by US President Donald Trump, which prompted widespread global condemnation and deadly protests in the occupied Palestinian territories. "Another intifada would be bad". During a phone interview to "Al-Asema" (The Capital) program on Saturday, president of the Actors' Syndicate Ashraf Zaki announced that the syndicate will be strongly supporting the actress in "suing these programs and websites that are playing against Egypt".

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