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Global Media Immigration Activist Ravi Ragbir Facing Deportation After ICE Arrest
Author: 0 Immigration Activist Ravi Ragbir Facing Deportation After ICE Arrest

In a statement to BuzzFeed News , ICE Public Affairs officer Rachael Yong Yow said that Ragbir's case has gone through multiple judicial reviews over the past 12 years and that "In each review, the courts have uniformly held that Mr. Mahfuzur Rahman, a student at City College of NY, said, "We know with Ravi, their entire accusation is based on a conviction from 20 years ago, which he served and since then he's been an excellent citizen-he's a better citizen than me!" "We've been told that he ...

Global Media Japan confirms submarine spotted near Senkakus was Chinese
Author: 0 Japan confirms submarine spotted near Senkakus was Chinese

A submarine and a Chinese Navy warship have entered the contiguous zone surrounding Japanese territorial waters around the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture, the Defense Ministry said Thursday. "The Diaoyu islands are an integral part of China". Along with the submarine, a Chinese frigate was identified Thursday as having entered the zone, prompting Japan to protest the action.

Global Media Why Should We Make Future Payments to Palestinians?
Author: 0 Why Should We Make Future Payments to Palestinians?

The tweets come as rallies protesting Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel are being held across occupied Palestinian territories. "We will not be blackmailed", she said. "We very much still want to have a peace process, nothing changes with that". It was unclear which payments to the Palestinian Authority the president was questioning.

Global Media Thousands Stranded at Swiss Ski Resort
Author: 0 Thousands Stranded at Swiss Ski Resort

Several other ski resorts across Switzerland , France and Italy are also closed due to the extreme avalanche risk caused by the the highest snowfall the Alps has experienced for nearly 10 years. Some guests wishing to leave resort were transported by helicopter to Taesch, a town about 5km away, on Tuesday afternoon. Dominic Steinmann, Keystone, via AP People enjoy skating in snow covered Zermatt , Switzerland, on January 10, 2018.

Global Media Anti-Trump protests hit multiple cities in Pakistan
Author: 0 Anti-Trump protests hit multiple cities in Pakistan

The United States accused Pakistan on Tuesday of playing a "double game" on fighting terrorism and warned Islamabad it would have to do more if it wanted to maintain USA aid. Sanders said Trump was taking all these steps because Pakistan had failed to fulfill its obligations in the fight against terrorism. The remarks triggered a series of high-level diplomatic meetings in the United States and Pakistan, but Islamabad has given few signs of concessions.

Global Media Microgrid technology to feed power to Puerto Rico's hardest hit cities
Author: 0 Microgrid technology to feed power to Puerto Rico's hardest hit cities

The shortage means life threatening conditions for some patients. The 2017 hurricane season was a devastating one for many in St. Lucie County and throughout the southern United States. In addition to the impact from Hurricane Maria, Baxter also faced higher product demand for crisis situations with the Las Vegas shooting and the California wildfires.

Global Media Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav moves Jharkhand HC against conviction, seeks bail
Author: 0 Fodder scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav moves Jharkhand HC against conviction, seeks bail

RJD spokesman Shakti Singh Yadav rubbished the allegation that Lalu "managed" to have his two aides behind bars to serve him, saying their presence in jail was "coincidental", and that the two had criminal cases against them. But Madan Yadav and Lakshman Mahto got into the same jail two hours before the RJD chief walked in on December 23, said police sources. The FIR against Mahto and Madan Yadav was registered by their neighbour Sumit Yadav in Lower Bazaar police station, alleging that he ...

Global Media Governor Brown Proposes 2018-19 State Budget
Author: 0 Governor Brown Proposes 2018-19 State Budget

Under Brown's plan, the state's General Fund grows to $131.7 billion, up about $6 billion from previous year. The budget proposes a total increase of $570 million (4 percent) for community colleges, including a new funding formula that encourages colleges to enroll underrepresented students and rewards colleges for improving students' success in obtaining degrees and certificates.

Global Media $1 million Holiday Raffle ticket sold in SC Kansas
Author: 0 $1 million Holiday Raffle ticket sold in SC Kansas

He said: "Once the ticket was validated I asked Kevin for a hold of it [the ticket] so I could become a millionaire for a few short seconds". The top winning ticket will make someone the Idaho Lottery's 59th millionaire and 11th from this game.

Global Media GOP Retirements Mount as Rep Issa Bows Out
Author: 0 GOP Retirements Mount as Rep Issa Bows Out

Trump's pursuit of a wall on the Mexican border has heightened political dangers for Republicans in districts with Hispanic constituencies, as the tax-cut bill has done for those representing areas hard-hit by the reduction of state and local tax deductions.

Global Media ICE Targets Northwest 7-Eleven Stores As Part Of Nationwide Raid
Author: 0 ICE Targets Northwest 7-Eleven Stores As Part Of Nationwide Raid

The audits could very well lead to criminal charges or fines because of the stores' hiring practices. Today's action follows up on a 2013 investigation in which nine 7-Eleven franchise owners and managers were arrested on suspicion of wire fraud, identity theft and harboring undocumented immigrants working for them, according to a statement from ICE.

Global Media Did a CNN quarrel signal a Trump-led media fight?
Author: 0 Did a CNN quarrel signal a Trump-led media fight?

The interview, which focused on details about President Donald Trump and his White House in Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury," quickly turned combative. The Senate, House of Representatives and a special counsel are all investigating alleged Russian interference in the presidential election, allegations denied by both the Kremlin and Donald Trump.

Global Media U.S. envoy pitches for FTA with India
Author: 0 U.S. envoy pitches for FTA with India

Accordingly, some companies are downgrading their operations there, while others are looking with great interest in alternative markets. But the USA complains that India still has many protective barriers in place, should deepen economic reforms and take steps to narrow its $30 billion trade deficit with the US.

Global Media Jeff Sessions's marijuana crackdown policy opens divisions among Republicans
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions's marijuana crackdown policy opens divisions among Republicans

Even with the potential for a regional economic boost, Reed admits that federal marijuana legalization isn't something he's keeping a close eye on as a representative of the economically depressed New York's Southern Tier. A Gallup poll from previous year found 51 percent of Republicans expressed support for legalization of the drug. Kentucky Medical Marijuana Bill Filed .

Global Media BJP hits back at Karnataka CM over 'terrorist' tag
Author: 0 BJP hits back at Karnataka CM over 'terrorist' tag

But, later speaking to reporters in Mysuru, Siddaramaiah said, "I had said they are Hindutva terrorists". I had only stated that they were Hindu hardliners. Siddaramaiah, who came under intense attack from the BJP yesterday for saying that the party and its fountainhead RSS had "terrorists", today called them "Hindutva extremists".

Global Media Trump's lawyer sues Buzzfeed for defamation over Russian Federation dossier
Author: 0 Trump's lawyer sues Buzzfeed for defamation over Russian Federation dossier

That included a claim that Cohen had traveled to Prague for secret meetings with a Russian official. Fusion GPS, which is based in Washington, D.C., hired Steele on behalf of its clients, the Clinton campaign and DNC. "This is not the first time Trump's personal lawyer has attacked the free press, and we look forward to defending our First Amendment rights in court", the statement finished.

Global Media Malaysia ranked among the safest nations in new United States travel advisory
Author: 0 Malaysia ranked among the safest nations in new United States travel advisory

The travel advisory has been broken down into four levels. The UK, France and China were included in Level 2 - Be aware of heightened risks to safety and security. One country's advisory level that raised questions was Cuba , which now sits at Level 3. "In the process of that review, we will look very carefully and we wanted to make sure that we were being consistent across the globe as to how we were assessing and ranking countries." she said.

Global Media Camila Cabello Says She Was 'Hurt' by That Fifth Harmony VMAs Diss
Author: 0 Camila Cabello Says She Was 'Hurt' by That Fifth Harmony VMAs Diss

Camila claims the solo project caused tension in the group and when she asked to help write lyrics for Fifth Harmony songs after that, she was rebuffed. Eventually, she was given an ultimatum: she can not make a solo album while, at the same, time performing with the group. After waiting months since she first delayed her debut solo album's release, Camila Cabello finally unleashed what will surely be a chart-topper, allowing her fans to see what she's been working on since she first ...

Global Media Police still searching for suspect in possible armed robbery attempt
Author: 0 Police still searching for suspect in possible armed robbery attempt

Police in Reidsville have obtained an arrest warrant for a man wanted in connection to an armed robbery at a bank earlier this week. According to police, the first suspect was armed with a shotgun while the second suspect approached the counter, knocked merchandise to the floor and grabbed the cash register.

Global Media Turkey issues travel warning for citizens visiting U.S. in retaliatory move
Author: 0 Turkey issues travel warning for citizens visiting U.S. in retaliatory move

The Turkish statement echoed that language and referenced various past attacks in the USA including in Charlottesville, Ohio University and a mosque in Minnesota. The two countries have also fallen out over the US's refusal to extradite US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Turkey holds responsible for the 2016 coup attempt, and United States military support for Kurdish rebels in Syria which Ankara considers a terrorist group.

Global Media Lenoir City farmer cheered by President Trump's rural America speech
Author: 0 Lenoir City farmer cheered by President Trump's rural America speech

They are not forgotten anymore . 'Yes.' He'll come in-we're talking about a different subject, he'll say, 'What about the farmers?' That's good. He addressed the recent Republican victory on the tax reform bill and talked about issues that are of immediate concern to AFBF members and the US agriculture community.

Global Media IL falls to 0-5 in Big Ten play
Author: 0 IL falls to 0-5 in Big Ten play

Iowa (10-9) and IL (10-8) clashed in Champaign on the evening of January 11 in a battle of winless teams in Big Ten play. Unlike Iowa, Fighting Illini games have a tendency to go under the projected point total (69.2 percent). Iowa opened the second half on a 10-0 run, capped by a Baer and Bohannon 3-pointer to cut the deficit to three points. Garza made two free throws with 4.9 seconds left to give the Hawkeyes a 90-87 cushion, but Frazier dribbled up the right side and threw in the tying ...

Global Media HP CM announces cash award of Rs 5 lakh for Anchal Thakur
Author: 0 HP CM announces cash award of Rs 5 lakh for Anchal Thakur

Thakur won the medal in the slalom race category, which involves skiing between poles and gates spaced more closely than giants slalom or super giant slalom. "I have been skiing in Europe since I was in seventh grade". He was also optimistic about receiving financial help from the government. Thakur trained for months and her hard work finally bore fruit in a very delightful manner.

Global Media HUD announces funds for homeless programs
Author: 0 HUD announces funds for homeless programs

The HUD funding announced today is part of a record $2 billion being awarded to more than 7,300 local housing and service programs nationwide. California received the largest share of any state, with almost $382.6 million for 900 programs.

Global Media Raising farmers income key to better agri-production: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman
Author: 0 Raising farmers income key to better agri-production: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman

He said the findings of a task force set up by NITI Aayog to examine employment data were "startling" and that they suggested a "better picture on the jobs front than what people thought". The meeting was organized by NITI Aayog, on the theme "Economic Policy - The Road Ahead". In his intervention, the Prime Minister thanked various participants for their suggestions and observations, on various aspects of the economy.

Global Media Lamborghini Urus launched in India at Rs 3 crore
Author: 0 Lamborghini Urus launched in India at Rs 3 crore

The Lamborghini Urus is as much a luxury SUV as the most powerful, with a super sports auto dynamism to be enjoyed by both driver and passengers. Acceleration from 0 to 100kph is dealt with in a claimed 3.6sec, which is quicker than the original Murcielago, and top speed is pegged at 305kph, making the Urus the fastest SUV on the planet.

Global Media Turkey 'Summons Top US Diplomat' Over Syria Kurd Forces
Author: 0 Turkey 'Summons Top US Diplomat' Over Syria Kurd Forces

The Russian newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda, an official body of the Russian Ministry of Defence, reported that the drones had taken off from the Muazarra region of Idlib that is controlled by Turkey and where Syrian opposition forces are based. The ministry has written to the chiefs of the Turkish army and intelligence service to insist that the terms of a cease-fire are upheld, the newspaper said.

Global Media Human Trafficking Awareness Day initiatives
Author: 0 Human Trafficking Awareness Day initiatives

In 2010, a presidential proclamation designated January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Because human trafficking occurs behind closed doors, she says better awareness and understanding are important. Attorney General Doug Peterson said police and prosecutors in 2018 will ramp up their use of tools provided by state lawmakers in recent years to combat human trafficking.

Global Media Gov. Wolf issues disaster declaration against heroin and opioid addiction
Author: 0 Gov. Wolf issues disaster declaration against heroin and opioid addiction

He called the declaration sloppy , pointing to a state statute that prohibits carrying a firearm in public during an emergency without a concealed carry permit or hunting license. The initiatives expand access to the prescription drug monitoring program, make overdoses and withdrawal symptoms in infants reportable to the State Health Department and will speed up and expand access to treatment.

Global Media Calcutta University's decision to confer honorary DLitt to Mamata Banerjee uncertain
Author: 0 Calcutta University's decision to confer honorary DLitt to Mamata Banerjee uncertain

The chief minister not only received the degree but also gave out many other awards for students and other experts including former governor of West Bengal , M.K. Advocate General Kishore Dutta submitted before a division bench comprising Acting Chief Justice J Bhattacharya and Justice Arijit Banerjee that the decision to confer the honorary degree was taken by the syndicate and senate of the university and there was no sufferance of public interest.

Global Media A New Earthquake is Registered in Iran
Author: 0 A New Earthquake is Registered in Iran

Geophysicist Randy Baldwin told The Associated Press on Thursday that such quakes should be expected in the region after the November 7.2 magnitude temblor. While Iranian government has offered loans for those affected to rebuild their homes, many still live in tents or temporary shipping containers-style homes and face the rains and cold of winter.

Global Media 20 civilians killed by Assad regime in E. Ghouta
Author: 0 20 civilians killed by Assad regime in E. Ghouta

At least 15 airstrikes targeted the area during intense battles between the government and rebels, leading to the death of 44 government soldiers and 47 militants, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based watchdog group.

Global Media White called up as replacement for Lynn
Author: 0 White called up as replacement for Lynn

The selectors, led by Trevor Hohns , also chose to rest paceman Josh Hazlewood from the opening ODI while fellow pacer Pat Cummins will skip the second game as Australia look to manage the workload of their fast bowlers ahead of the Test tour of South Africa.

Global Media Pardoned former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio announces Senate run
Author: 0 Pardoned former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio announces Senate run

President Trump , who campaigned with Arpaio in 2016, issued a controversial pardon a year ago. Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona has announced he is not running for re-election. Trump issued a pardon to Arpaio last year shortly before the 85-year-old was set to be sentenced on a contempt-of-court charge related to his department's work aimed at apprehending people who crossed the border illegally.

Global Media MEA confirms Doval-Janjua secret talks post Jadhav-family meet
Author: 0 MEA confirms Doval-Janjua secret talks post Jadhav-family meet

The Government feels that though terror and talks (Comprehensive Bilateral Dialogue) can not go together, it will not mind discussing issues pertaining to terrorism through various mechanisms. The meeting between the two NSAs was in line with the understanding reached between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in November 2015, on the sidelines of the Climate Change summit in Paris, that "contacts need to be maintained".

Global Media 5 maps showing what to expect from the weather Friday and Saturday
Author: 0 5 maps showing what to expect from the weather Friday and Saturday

Most of the state will see between 2-4 inches of rain, in addition to melting snow from high temperatures in the upper 50s. Rainfall could break up any ice on the river and cause flooding as the ice builds up at constructions. Temperatures are expected to drop into the high 20s and low 30s by the early afternoon. Be prepared for heavy fog, too. Skies will be mostly cloudy on Saturday , while the high will be about 37 degrees with southwesterly winds up to about 14 miles per hour.

Global Media Burning Iran tanker: Search for survivors resumes after blast
Author: 0 Burning Iran tanker: Search for survivors resumes after blast

A stricken Iranian oil tanker drifted into Japan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) on Wednesday afternoon, a spokesman for the Japan Coast Guard said Friday, as strong winds pushed the burning ship away from the Chinese coast. Ships of such size generally come with sophisticated radar and other technologies aimed at preventing collisions. The changes took place as the IG has created a protection and indemnity reinsurance framework, without having contributions from United States insurers, in ...

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