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Global Media Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong jailed over protest
Author: 0 Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong jailed over protest

The sentence for contempt of court, after Wong and other demonstrators ignored an order to vacate a protest site, is the in the past year. Another activist, Raphael Wong, was sentenced to four and a half months in prison for the protests which opposed China's policies in Hong Kong, a special administrative region of the country.

Global Media Head coach Mike Mularkey, Titans part ways
Author: 0 Head coach Mike Mularkey, Titans part ways

This news comes just hours after reports broke that said the two sides were discussing a contract extension. They conducted coaching clinics at Fort Campbell, visited hospitals, reached out to those who most needed it - among them Belcher from Cleveland, Tenn, and Heather Melton, the widow of James "Sonny" Melton, the Paris, Tenn., nurse who was killed in the Las Vegas shooting that took the lives of 58 people.

Global Media Honor 9 Lite India Launch Set for Today
Author: 0 Honor 9 Lite India Launch Set for Today

But, the phone's highlight is the quad-camera setup with dual cameras at the back and dual-selfie cameras. It features a 13-megapixel primary and 2-megapixel secondary camera on both the sides. The phone is smaller, with a 5.65-inch display but that being with the 18:9 resolution, the size of the phone is not of a typical 5.5-inch device because there is too little space left around the display.

Global Media NWS issues Winter Storm Warning for Ohio Co
Author: 0 NWS issues Winter Storm Warning for Ohio Co

A cold front will bring a round of snow showers Monday through Monday night with a light snow accumulation expected. A wind chill advisory remains in effect from 9 p.m. South wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. ADDITIONAL DETAILS ... Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. Stay indoors as much as possible to avoid hypothermia and rapid onset frostbite.

Global Media World's Coldest Village's Temperature Drops to Minus 80 Degrees
Author: 0 World's Coldest Village's Temperature Drops to Minus 80 Degrees

Some local residents saw temperatures as low as -67° C, approaching the village's all-time record of -67.7°, set in 1933. But when temperatures dropped to minus 62C this week it proved too much for the new electronic thermometer to handle as it began malfunctioning in the cold temperatures, the Siberian Times reported.

Global Media Commanders at time of fatal ship collisions charged with homicide
Author: 0 Commanders at time of fatal ship collisions charged with homicide

The actions, including charges against several lower-ranking officers, were announced Tuesday by the Navy's chief spokesman, Capt. Greg Hicks. USS John S. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) Defense Capabilities and Management team director John Pendleton testified that the Navy needed to address serious maintenance and training deficiencies .

Author: 0 Haitian-Americans converge on Times Square to protest Trump's racism remarks

Trump has himself denied having used that word but has admitted using "tough" language in the meeting. VARIOUS African governments, including Namibia, and continental organisations have criticised US president Donald Trump for referring to African states as " shithole countries " in a meeting with US lawmakers at the White House last Thursday.

Global Media Lions to pick Patriots' Matt Patricia as coach
Author: 0 Lions to pick Patriots' Matt Patricia as coach

The question remains, though: is he head coach material? He first joined the team as a personnel assistant in 2001, remaining on the staff until 2008 when he left to become the head coach of the Denver Broncos. We will just have to see what the pencil-chewing mastermind comes up with in his new role as head coach. Detroit publicly announced six interviews for the head coach position job including - Green Bay associate head coach Winston Moss, and Lions offensive coordinator Jim Bob Cooter.

Global Media Victoria Beckham's almost-nude Vogue cover
Author: 0 Victoria Beckham's almost-nude Vogue cover

It's hard to focus on anything other than how slim the model is. Dukauskaite's head balances over her tall, waif-like frame - the oversized glasses are the last thing you notice. In September, the French luxury groups LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and Kering unveiled a joint charter in which they committed not to use ultrathin or underage models, in response to criticism of how young women were portrayed and treated in the fashion world.

Global Media Big-ticket items at center of US Congress spending bill
Author: 0 Big-ticket items at center of US Congress spending bill

President Donald Trump promised last week during an unusual public bipartisan negotiating session that he would accept whatever plan Congress came up with to address the plight of an estimated 800,000 undocumented youths brought here as children by their parents.

Global Media Iran Joins Russia, Turkey In Opposing US Plan To Guard Syrian Border
Author: 0 Iran Joins Russia, Turkey In Opposing US Plan To Guard Syrian Border

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said yesterday that the new USA -backed force in Syria would "fan the flames of war", echoing the vehement response from Ankara and Moscow to the plan. Iran supports Bashar Assad in the almost seven-year civil war against rebel forces and Daesh militants, sending weapons and soldiers. He also said that Iran is ready to cooperate with the Qatari government and people.

Global Media NWS: Bright light in Metro Detroit was likely a meteor
Author: 0 NWS: Bright light in Metro Detroit was likely a meteor

The bright light and loud sound were also witnessed across other states including Wisconsin and Ohio. "Most likely it was the boom of the meteor breaking apart", a text alert to residents said, according to WWJ . Many people took to social media to share videos and images of the huge fireball in the sky. The National Weather Service office in Detroit confirmed Tuesday night that the flash was likely a meteor.

Global Media Malaysia's Najib criticizes Singapore ties under Mahathir
Author: 0 Malaysia's Najib criticizes Singapore ties under Mahathir

The meeting is expected to go on for 45 minutes, followed by a delegation meeting that will last about one hour between the two leaders, Malaysian and Singaporean ministers, and senior officials from both countries. To benefit from economies of scale, the RTS Link is to utilise the same rolling stock, signalling, communication and control technologies as the Thomson-East Coast Line which is now under construction in Singapore and will have its northern terminus at Woodlands North.

Global Media Mormon president says room in faith for everyone
Author: 0 Mormon president says room in faith for everyone

Former LDS Church president Thomas S. Monson passed away January 2 at age 90 after more than six decades of service to the LDS Church. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has named its new president and prophet this week. Nelson's selection follows a longstanding succession plan that makes the longest-tenured member of the faith's Quorum the next church's president.

Global Media Trump tells Xi Jinping US trade deficit with China not sustainable
Author: 0 Trump tells Xi Jinping US trade deficit with China not sustainable

President Trump spoke with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday and "expressed disappointment" that the US trade deficit with China is increasing, the White House said . In late December, Trump called economic competitiveness a matter of national security, insisting he would fight for more equitable trade with China.

Global Media Updated Super Bowl odds Jags after divisional round victory
Author: 0 Updated Super Bowl odds Jags after divisional round victory

After their win against the Pittsburgh Steelers on January 14, the Jacksonville Jaguars play the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship game on Sunday, Jan. " The hype only gets bigger from here, but we just got to stay focused on what we need to do and stay with the things that have been working this season ", he added.

Author: 0 South Africa summons US diplomat to explain Trump comment

The alleged expletive came during a Thursday meeting between Trump and legislators about immigration reform. In a separate statement, a US embassy spokesman said Young "reiterated the excellent relations that exist between the United States and Nigeria and they discussed future cooperation between the two countries".

Global Media Pope draws crowd to Chile Mass, also protests
Author: 0 Pope draws crowd to Chile Mass, also protests

One of the inmates chosen to speak for all, Janeth Zurita Interna, said she wanted to publicly apologize for her crimes and ask for mercy for the children who are growing up in prison with their mothers. However, there was no specific mention of the Mapuche, with whom the pope is scheduled to meet Wednesday during a visit to Temuco, over 600 kilometers (370 miles) south of the capital Santiago.

Global Media Collapse of Colombian bridge leaves 9 workers dead
Author: 0 Collapse of Colombian bridge leaves 9 workers dead

Jorge Diaz of the Civil Defense rescue organization told reporters. "Up to now there are nine dead and five injured", said the local head of disaster response. The bridge was expected to be delivered at the end of March this year. Construction officials said that fortunately not many workers were on the bridge at the time of the collapse as staff were receiving a safety briefing.

Global Media Battlefield 1 Free Map Available Today,
Author: 0 Battlefield 1 Free Map Available Today, "The Road Ahead" Detailed by DICE

As an added bonus for those without Premium Pass subscriptions, DICE is making the Prise de Tahure map from They Shall Not Pass a permanent free addition starting on January 16. We will be rolling out server maintenance for Battlefield 1 across all platforms on Tuesday, January 16th, as we release Prise de Tahure for all Battlefield 1 base game owners.

Global Media Courts block Trump's rollbacks of DACA
Author: 0 Courts block Trump's rollbacks of DACA

U.S. District Judge William Alsup granted a request a week ago to block the administration from ending DACA while lawsuits play out. "It challenges both law and presence of mind for DACA-a completely optional non-requirement arrangement that was executed singularly by the last organization after Congress rejected comparable authoritative recommendations and courts discredited the comparable DAPA approach-to by one means or another be ordered across the nation by a solitary area court in ...

Global Media Syrian Army Vow to End US Presence in Syria
Author: 0 Syrian Army Vow to End US Presence in Syria

The move is part of the United States-led effort against the Islamic State group often called IS. The Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia controls key Syrian northern towns including Manbij and Afrin and is an ally of the U.S.

Global Media Supermarket chain to ban plastic packaging within 5 years
Author: 0 Supermarket chain to ban plastic packaging within 5 years

ICELAND has become the first major supermarket to completely ban plastic packaging. All the paper packaging products will be processed through both local waste collection facilities and in-store recycling schemes. The British branch of Greenpeace said they were "very impressed" with Iceland's plan. They have called on competitors to follow Iceland's lead. But how far are retailers prepared to go and will recyclers be able to follow? He said the world had "woken up to the scourge of ...

Global Media Siena poll finds Cuomo's favorability at highest in 8 years
Author: 0 Siena poll finds Cuomo's favorability at highest in 8 years

The poll found 43 percent of registered voters believe the new tax law will make the NY economy worse, compared to 24 percent who say the changes will improve the economy. "Women, blacks, Latinos, Democrats and younger voters are more likely to say it's a "very significant" problem", Siena College pollster Steve Greenberg said.

Global Media Trump's Doctor Says He Is 'In Excellent Health'
Author: 0 Trump's Doctor Says He Is 'In Excellent Health'

From the context - he was meeting with congressmen and senators who were working on immigration issues - it's clear that by " shithole countries " he meant Central American and African countries. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Illinois) said that Republican colleague Sen. Trump insists he didn't use that word. "And I'm telling you it's a gross misrepresentation", Perdue said on ABC's "This Week".

Global Media N. Korean Sports Minister Arrives in China on Way to Geneva
Author: 0 N. Korean Sports Minister Arrives in China on Way to Geneva

But the backlash may trip up Seoul's plans to use the sporting event to improve bilateral ties after a year of high tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes. Prior to this, North Korea sent its largest delegation to the South for the Asian Games that were held in Busan in the summer of 2002. Since the sanctions were approved, North Korea has indeed began making moves toward diplomacy with South Korea, seeming to suggest that Kim may be starting to feel the pressure brought ...

Author: 0 White House doctor: Stop 'tabloid psychiatry' on Trump

Jackson describes Trump as "very sharp" and "very articulate when he speaks to me". Trump scored a 30 out of 30 on that test, Jackson said. The doctor says he's found "no reason whatsoever" to think the president has any issues with his thought process.

Global Media With Pence in audience, Maryland pastor denounces vulgarity attributed to Trump
Author: 0 With Pence in audience, Maryland pastor denounces vulgarity attributed to Trump

According to local CBS affiliate WUSA 9, the church's pastor denounced Trump's alleged comments during his sermon while a reportedly "red-faced" Pence looked on. On Sunday, Trump denied reports that he used the vulgar term. "Do you hear me, church?" "And I further say: Whoever made such a statement, and whoever used such a visceral, disrespectful, dehumanizing adjective to characterize the nations of Africa ...

Global Media Congress, Take the Deal - Protect Dreamers, Build the Wall
Author: 0 Congress, Take the Deal - Protect Dreamers, Build the Wall

Trump has said he favors stopping the diversity lottery, a system that reserves visas for people from countries that have relatively few immigrants in the United States . Asked on Sunday whether his inflammatory remarks made it harder to get a DACA deal, Trump said: "Did you see what various senators in the room say about my comments?" "Things the president has said and done over the last week have only increased the price the GOP has to pay for that ownership".

Global Media Christie leaving governor's office as Democrat takes over
Author: 0 Christie leaving governor's office as Democrat takes over

Democrat Phil Murphy was sworn in Tuesday as the state's 56th governor, replacing Republican Gov. Chris Christie . "I know Gov. Murphy is committed to raising the quality of life in New Jersey and making our state a more affordable place for everyone to live and I look forward to working with him in the spirit of cooperation to meet these challenges".

Global Media Qatari fighter jets intercept UAE commercial flight
Author: 0 Qatari fighter jets intercept UAE commercial flight

It was further stated that this was an act that threatens the security of civil aviation and overlooks global law and agreements. Sheikh Abdullah, a little known cousin of Qatar's emir, emerged as a controversial figure after UAE and Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties with Doha and imposed a blockade on the country in June.

Global Media Trump Defends Self After Comments, Says
Author: 0 Trump Defends Self After Comments, Says

The president, in the meeting, also questioned the need to admit more Haitians to the US, according to people who were briefed on the conversation but were not authorized to describe the meeting publicly. "It's too much for an objective journalist to call the president a racist", Graham said. During the election campaign, Trump had called Mexicans "rapists" while in recent months he has used a racial slur at a reception for Native American veterans, said all Haitians have AIDS and ...

Global Media White House insiders tussle over Donald Trump vulgarity
Author: 0 White House insiders tussle over Donald Trump vulgarity

President Donald Trump's alleged racist remarks. "I'm the least racist person you will ever interview". "How many times do you want me to say that?" the Georgia senator told "This Week" host George Stephanopoulos Sunday morning. "I think that a government has the responsibility to lead the responses in matters of this nature and I think this government in particular has the responsibility (and it) is heightened more because of our own interaction with the people of Haiti".

Global Media Lots more people watched 'Minneapolis Miracle' than Georgia-Alabama
Author: 0 Lots more people watched 'Minneapolis Miracle' than Georgia-Alabama

In the video, you see Diggs break loose and sprint down the sideline before celebrating the big win with his teammates near the tunnel. The Minnesota Vikings pulled off one of the greatest finishes in National Football League playoff history on Sunday, but it wasn't former Sooner quarterback Sam Bradford hitting Stefon Diggs for the game-winning touchdown.

Global Media Turkey is No Longer a Free Country, According to Global Rights Report
Author: 0 Turkey is No Longer a Free Country, According to Global Rights Report

Turkey registered the biggest decline in freedom across the world in 2018 according to a new report, and its status has been downgraded from " Partly Free " to "Not Free". Saudi Arabia was near the bottom with 7 while its regional rival Iran was on 17. With 30 points out of a possible 100, Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) is also ranked partly-free, as was Georgia in Armenia's north.

Global Media White House: Trump Can't Be Racist Because He Was on Television
Author: 0 White House: Trump Can't Be Racist Because He Was on Television

It was just last week that Donald Trump once again shifted the entire direction [VIDEO ] of the news cycle. Democrats have been up in arms after news broke the president allegedly called Haiti and African nations "s**thole countries" during a bipartisan immigration meeting at the White House .

Global Media Colombia's ELN rebels must halt attacks, restart talks
Author: 0 Colombia's ELN rebels must halt attacks, restart talks

In southern Narino province, which concentrates the majority of coca leaf crops - the raw material that makes cocaine - there are hundreds of former members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia ( FARC ) who decided not to adhere to the peace accord signed late in 2016.

Global Media Alibaba's AI outguns humans in reading test
Author: 0 Alibaba's AI outguns humans in reading test

The company's Institute of Data Science Technologies computer scored 82.44, beating the 82.304 score that humans have scored on the test, Bloomberg said, and then Microsoft's computer scored an 82.650. That means objective questions such as "what causes rain" can now be answered with high accuracy by machines . It may sound demeaning to humans, but it's actually for humanity's benefit.

Author: 0 Trump dug new holes with his profane fit on immigrants

Tom Cotton (R-AR) claiming that they "do not recall the President saying these comments". Sen. Tom Cotton , one other attendee who initially stated he didn't recall Trump's comments, and questioned Durbin's recollection. He was joined in his assertion that Trump didn't refer to "shithole" countries in that meeting by U.S. Sen. "Later that day, the president's own press secretary came out and said , and I quote, 'It did not happen, '" Purdue added .

Global Media WINTER WEATHER ALERT DAY: Winter Storm Warning Today
Author: 0 WINTER WEATHER ALERT DAY: Winter Storm Warning Today

As is the case with nearly every winter weather event in Central Texas, the forecast has proven tricky. Snow estimates for coastal areas of the state remained uncertain. Tomorrow sunny skies with highs in the mid 20s to mid 30s. The very north tip of the ArkLaTex and places south of I-20 (the area in light blue on the snowfall accumulations map below) will likely see an inch or less of snow.

Global Media Justice Loya's death: Son has no suspicions, says dont harass us
Author: 0 Justice Loya's death: Son has no suspicions, says dont harass us

At the time of his death on December 1, 2014, Loya was presiding over a special CBI court in Mumbai , hearing the case of the alleged extrajudicial murder by the Gujarat Police of alleged extortionist Sohrabuddin Sheikh . They felt that there was no need to drag the matter for so long without any proper evidence. Anuj's statement comes months after his grandfather, Harikishan, and his aunts told The Caravan magazine that the judge had been under enormous pressure to give a verdict that ...

Global Media Gas Prices Drop 2.2¢ in Arizona Featured font size +
Author: 0 Gas Prices Drop 2.2¢ in Arizona Featured font size +

According to the EIA, U.S. regular gasoline retail prices averaged $2.48 per gallon in December, down nearly nine cents per gallon from the average in November, but 22 cents per gallon higher than at the same time previous year. The decline is the largest US production drop since the highly active hurricane season ended in mid-October past year. AAA Northeast says its weekly survey of prices on Monday found an increase of three cents per gallon in the Bay State.

Global Media 3.2 million more Americans are without health insurance since Trump took office
Author: 0 3.2 million more Americans are without health insurance since Trump took office

The rate remained a steady 12.2 percent to close out 2017, but the jump from a record low of 10.9 percent at the end of 2016 signified the biggest increase in uninsured Americans since Gallup started tracking it in 2008. Donald Trump might be right when he says Obamacare is "collapsing" because he's the one trying to blow it up. . "Further, media coverage of the policies to repeal and replace the healthcare law may have caused some consumers to question whether the government would enforce ...

Global Media Pope arrives in Chile to bolster battered Church credibility
Author: 0 Pope arrives in Chile to bolster battered Church credibility

A youth orchestra played on the tarmac at an otherwise low-key arrival ceremony when the pope arrived from Rome on an unusually cool and cloudy austral summer evening. Last week, The Associated Press reported that Francis had told Chile's bishops that the Vatican was so concerned about the Karadima fallout that it had planned to ask Barros and two other Karadima-trained bishops to resign and take a year sabbatical.

Global Media Romania loses second Prime Minister in seven months
Author: 0 Romania loses second Prime Minister in seven months

Party chairman Liviu Dragnea said 60 Social Democratic lawmakers voted to withdraw their support for the prime minister, four supported Tudose and four abstained from the vote. Abe, who arrived in Bucharest on Tuesday on the first ever visit to Romania by a Japanese premier, was due however to meet with President Iohannis.

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