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Global Media Explosive device detonates at Lake Wales mall, authorities say
Author: 0 Explosive device detonates at Lake Wales mall, authorities say

Police are hunting what they call a " person of interest " after two improvised explosive devices went off at a mall in central Florida Sunday evening, causing damage and a small fire but no injuries. They also found a backpack in the same corridor officers thought had other possible improvised explosive devices in it, but later determined it did not.

Global Media NIA takes over Bodh Gaya terror case
Author: 0 NIA takes over Bodh Gaya terror case

Teams of NIA and central intelligence agencies rushed to Bihar's Bodh Gaya on Saturday after a low-intensity bomb exploded and two live ones were detected the previous night. "The bombs' impact area appeared to be 150 metres", said Rai. But as several VIPs, including Bihar Governor Satyapal Malik were in the city, security forces made a decision to conduct a search, The Indian Express reported.

Author: 0 Thousands protest Trump at IL marches

Organizers say 2017 showed a historic number of females running for office at all levels of government. The march in Washington , D.C., on Saturday had the feel of a political rally when U.S. In their mission statement, the Women's March Global describe themselves as: "We are a grassroots coalition and we have together built a network that continues to unite and fight for the freedom and liberation of all people worldwide".

Global Media Lava Fountain Spews From Mayon Volcano
Author: 0 Lava Fountain Spews From Mayon Volcano

Fine ash and sand fell on Legazpi, a city of about 200,000 people, and nearby areas after the midday explosion of Mount Mayon, forcing motorists to turn on their windshield wipers and headlamps, an AFP video stringer said. 17, 2018. Emergency response officials previously said they may have to undertake forced evacuations if the alert is raised to four. Phivolcs maintains Alert Level 3 at Mayon as of yesterday afternoon, which means that it "is now in a relatively high level of unrest as ...

Global Media Out-of-Control Fire Burning In The Royal National Park
Author: 0 Out-of-Control Fire Burning In The Royal National Park

More than 50 crews battled the blaze on Saturday after protecting properties Friday night. Firefighters took advantage of easing conditions overnight to strengthen containment lines ahead of worsening conditions on Monday, the NSW Rural Fire Service said.

Global Media Saudi coalition announces $1.5 billion in aid for Yemen
Author: 0 Saudi coalition announces $1.5 billion in aid for Yemen

Colonel al-Maliki said that the missile was in the direction of the city of Najran and was deliberately launched to target civilian and populated areas, and was intercepted and destroyed by the Saudi Royal Air Defense Forces. The kingdom accuses rival Iran of providing Houthi militias with missile parts since it entered the Yemen civil war on the side of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in March 2015.

Global Media President Trump Insists His Border Wall Plan Has 'Never Changed'
Author: 0 President Trump Insists His Border Wall Plan Has 'Never Changed'

He added that it "will be paid for, directly or indirectly , or through longer term reimbursement, by Mexico , which has a ridiculous 71 billion USA dollar (£51 billion) trade surplus with the United States". "There are a lot of people trying to help out here". The ministry also pushed back against Mr Trump's assertion that Mexico is "the number one most risky country in the world".

Global Media Canadian billionaires were murdered, say detectives
Author: 0 Canadian billionaires were murdered, say detectives

Both Barry and Honey indeed had leather belts around their necks that were also knotted around the pool's handrail, the CBC said a source intimate with the private eyes' investigation revealed. Nectar Sherman likewise had cuts all over, and was found in her very own pool blood, the CBC announced, driving agents to think she battled with her speculated aggressors.

Global Media US Blaming Russia for Supporting North Korea Attempts to Mask Own Failure
Author: 0 US Blaming Russia for Supporting North Korea Attempts to Mask Own Failure

Because we would love to have his help on North Korea. The official said US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson "openly trumpeted" at the meeting that the US and its allies would intensify the pressure campaign against North Korea by limiting export of oil and industrial products, strengthening naval control and expelling North Korean workers overseas until it stops its nuclear program.

Global Media Freezing rain Monday afternoon
Author: 0 Freezing rain Monday afternoon

While drizzle or light flurries may be present on the Monday morning commute, "a more significant freezing rain threat is becoming increasingly likely during the day Monday", says the statement. "Snow is forecast to spread across portions of northeastern Ontario later on Monday and intensify Monday night before tapering off later on Tuesday", Environment Canada said.

Global Media USA shutdown could put vast workforce on temporary leave
Author: 0 USA shutdown could put vast workforce on temporary leave

Since the budget process was overhauled in 1974, there have been 18 government shutdowns . This was the first crisis dispute dubbed "The Abortion Shutdown". One survey clocked congressional approval at 9% following the 2013 shutdown. Courts and justice: Federal courts would continue normal operations for the time being, according to a spokeswoman at the U.S.

Global Media New Pentagon strategy looks to counter China, Russia
Author: 0 New Pentagon strategy looks to counter China, Russia

The Pentagon unveiled its National Defense Strategy , a document that focuses on the "eroding" US military advantage with regard to Russian Federation and China, and will likely influence future spending on weapons systems and other military hardware.

Global Media Turkish military begins war against Kurdish forces in north Syria
Author: 0 Turkish military begins war against Kurdish forces in north Syria

President Tayyip Erdogan said his forces would crush the US-backed Syrian-Kurdish YPG militia, saying it could not rely on Washington's support to defeat Turkey . The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that Kurdish militia and Turkish forces clashed on the northern and western edges of Afrin.

Global Media The situation is even worse — Real Madrid
Author: 0 The situation is even worse — Real Madrid

It seems like an unavoidable cycle that keeps repeating. The Spanish club won the double last term, but there was talk of the player moving on. As Ronaldo walked towards the dressing room his main preoccupation was with how his face looked.

Global Media Doklam our territory, all construction legitimate: China
Author: 0 Doklam our territory, all construction legitimate: China

Donglong always belonged to China and always under China's effective jurisdiction. Neither did he say whether there was any infrastructure development specifically at the face-off area, from where troops from both sides disengaged previous year after a 73-day face-off.

Global Media How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental health
Author: 0 How an immigrant to Canada helped Donald Trump prove his mental health

Underscoring the president's immigration demands, the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security released a joint report Tuesday morning arguing that a visa system overhaul was needed as a matter of national security, and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen , also championed the president's wishes in testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Global Media 'Afrin will be your graveyard,' Kurdish protesters tell Erdogan
Author: 0 'Afrin will be your graveyard,' Kurdish protesters tell Erdogan

Yildirim said Turkey had received consecutive " statements that contradict each other within the past three days". Anadolu also said a National Security Council meeting headed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan late on January 17 concluded that Turkey should take "immediate" and "resolute" steps to protect itself from threats emanating out of western Syria.

Global Media Donald Trump gets flawless score in cognitive test
Author: 0 Donald Trump gets flawless score in cognitive test

According to some in the room, the president said he wants the U.S.to have immigrants from countries like Norway. The Department of International Relations and Co-operation (Dirco) said on Monday that it had met counterparts at the United States embassy and the US charge d'affaires to "express SA's concerns with regard to the reports about statements that were allegedly made by President Donald Trump with regard to Africa and certain other countries".

Global Media Several passengers injured in Sydney train crash
Author: 0 Several passengers injured in Sydney train crash

The suburban train came off the tracks and hit a safety barrier at Richmond station, in the city's north-west, about 10am. Seventeen NSW Ambulance resources, three rescue helicopters and seven NSW Fire and Rescue crews are attending the scene.

Global Media India summons Pak Dy High Commissioner over ceasefire
Author: 0 India summons Pak Dy High Commissioner over ceasefire

The Indian forces have carried out more than 125 ceasefire violations along the LoC and the WB in the first month of 2018, resulting in the death of seven innocent civilians, while injuring 20 others. An Indian paramilitary officer said soldiers were responding to Pakistani firing and shelling on dozens of border posts and called it an "unprovoked" violation of a 2003 cease-fire accord.

Global Media Ukip leader Henry Bolton hit by a unanimous vote of no confidence
Author: 0 Ukip leader Henry Bolton hit by a unanimous vote of no confidence

He was forced to separate glamour model Marney after text messages in which she made racial slurs against Meghan Markle and joked about child abuse were revealed by a Sunday newspaper. He said: "The meeting was set up to discuss the present situation, they may decide to have a vote of no confidence and if they do and if that goes against me then it goes to the membership".

Global Media There's only one Macedonia - and it's Greek, protesters insist
Author: 0 There's only one Macedonia - and it's Greek, protesters insist

Athens argues that the use of the term "Macedonia" suggests the former Yugoslav state has territorial claims to a northern Greek region of the same name. Talks last week that were mediated by United Nations' diplomat Matthew Nimetz, did not produce concrete results but some name suggestions were put forward for negotiation, according to local media.

Global Media Slogan 'Congress Mukt Bharat' never aimed at one party: PM Modi
Author: 0 Slogan 'Congress Mukt Bharat' never aimed at one party: PM Modi

In a wide-ranging 75-minute interview to Times Now , Modi also said he is open to more changes in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to plug loopholes and make it a more efficient tax, six months after the roll-out and dozens of changes. Other world leaders expected to be at the WEF include German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, French President Emmanuel Macron, UK Prime Minister Theresa May and Canadian Prime ...

Global Media Congress Far From Agreement On Day 2 Of Government Shutdown
Author: 0 Congress Far From Agreement On Day 2 Of Government Shutdown

He suggested that if the stalemate drags on, majority Republicans should consider changing Senate rules to do away with the 60-vote threshold to advance legislation and "vote on real, long term budget". The tough message from the White House and Republicans in Congress led to speculation that Washington could be in for a prolonged political battle.

Global Media Iraq sentences German woman to death for joining Isis, reports say
Author: 0 Iraq sentences German woman to death for joining Isis, reports say

She can appeal the sentence, the spokesman said. "She confessed that she traveled with her two daughters from Germany to Syria and then joined Daesh in Iraq", Birqdar said, referring to ISIS by an Arabic acronym. Biraqdar did not identify the woman and no further details were given about where and when she was captured. She is still in captivity in Iraq, possibly awaiting the same fate for her role in enforcing strict Sharia law against women in the territory seized by IS.

Global Media CPI(M) central panel to take a call on pact with Congress
Author: 0 CPI(M) central panel to take a call on pact with Congress

However, highly-placed sources said at least 12 state units are prepared to move an alternative draft at the 22nd party congress to be held in Hyderabad in April. While Yechury and some leaders were of the opinion that the party must work out appropriate electoral tactics with the Congress, without entering into any alliance or front, to ensure the defeat of the BJP, the faction led by Karat stood firmly against any kind of political understanding with the Congress even though the primary ...

Global Media Trump rejects American ideals of diversity
Author: 0 Trump rejects American ideals of diversity

That was then; this is now, when minorities overwhelmingly vote for Democratic candidates because they perceive the GOP as indifferent or hostile. But while 84 percent of Clinton voters said that immigration is, on the whole, a good thing for the country, and just 4 percent said it's a bad thing, Trump voters said 40 percent to 34 percent that immigration is a bad thing for the U.S.

Global Media Body found of mother who went missing in California mudslides
Author: 0 Body found of mother who went missing in California mudslides

On Saturday, authorities said Saturday they found the body of a woman who went missing in the mudslides. Officials had promised a day earlier that the highway would be open again in time for the Monday morning commute. Sixteen human remain detection dog teams are working throughout California to locate missing victims, the newspaper reported. Only a 30% chance of showers are forecast in the Santa Barbara area Thursday, the National Weather Service said.

Global Media No Canadians hurt in Kabul hotel siege: Global Affairs
Author: 0 No Canadians hurt in Kabul hotel siege: Global Affairs

The hotel is surrounded by several checkpoints, and Afghan officials said they were investigating how attackers were able to smuggle weapons into the building and why it took security forces so long to end the siege. As pressure on the battlefield has increased, officials have warned that the danger of attacks on high-profile targets in Kabul and other cities would increase.

Global Media Turkish army crosses border into Syria
Author: 0 Turkish army crosses border into Syria

He criticized the United States for working with the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Turkey said it has taken necessary steps to avoid civilian casualties and the Turkish Red Crescent was setting up temporary housing facilities in Azaz.

Global Media Buttler stars as England claim ODI series
Author: 0 Buttler stars as England claim ODI series

After being thumped 4-0 in the Ashes test series, England's limited-overs players produced a stunning turnaround to beat the Australians three times in a week, outplaying the home team both when chasing and defending big totals. Third umpire Kumar Dharmasena deliberated for just under four minutes, before deciding there wasn't enough evidence to overturn the soft on-field call of out.

Global Media Supreme Court to rule on Trump immigration limits
Author: 0 Supreme Court to rule on Trump immigration limits

In response to the national injunction on DACA , the Justice Department appealed to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, a process required in order to seek direct review from the Supreme Court. The Constitution gives Congress the power to set the law on immigration, and the president is given the duty to enforce it. Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor dissented from the December ruling.

Global Media A plan to end the nuclear crisis with North Korea
Author: 0 A plan to end the nuclear crisis with North Korea

Lost in the many USA media freak-outs over this tweet , but probably looming large in the strictly controlled imaginations of Rodong Sinmun editors, is that Trump was specifically mocking a comment from North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.

Global Media New deal means 22 North Koreans will compete in Winter Olympics
Author: 0 New deal means 22 North Koreans will compete in Winter Olympics

The North's ruler Kim Jong-Un also traded colorful personal insults and threats of war with US President Donald Trump , sparking fears of another conflict on the peninsula once devastated by the 1950-53 Korean War. But its presence in Pyeongchang - just 80 kilometres (50 miles) south of the demilitarised zone that divides the Koreas – is a significant diplomatic coup, especially after months that saw nuclear and missile tensions surge to new heights.

Global Media North, South Korea solidify plan to march together at Olympics
Author: 0 North, South Korea solidify plan to march together at Olympics

At the Games, the two Koreas will field a combined women's ice hockey team and march together under one flag, Seoul said earlier this week, after a new round of talks amid a thaw in cross-border ties. Asked whether they were ever consulted ahead of the decision to form the unified team, Shin said, "Not a word". The message signaled plans to enter later dialogue toward denuclearization as a "key axis in inter-Korean and North Korea-US dialogue".

Global Media President took decision in haste, we have faith in judiciary: AAP
Author: 0 President took decision in haste, we have faith in judiciary: AAP

The Congress had on June 9, 2016, moved the poll panel to seek disqualification of 21 AAP MLAs. A notification issued by the law ministry quoted the President as saying that in the light of the opinion expressed by the Election Commission (EC ), the 20 members of the Delhi Legislative Assembly have been disqualified.

Global Media Here's the cognitive test President Trump passed
Author: 0 Here's the cognitive test President Trump passed

Other diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak publicly, said it was to have Trump send a message to leaders at the summit. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of SC, one of the six senators in the meeting with Trump on Thursday, supported Durbin's account. To the extent that Africa is a shithole, there are not many countries that have contributed to digging it as much as the United States of America: from slavery to sponsoring coups in ...

Global Media Trump's First Year in Office Ends With 39 Percent Approval
Author: 0 Trump's First Year in Office Ends With 39 Percent Approval

Last month, the same poll gauged Trump's approval rating at 35 percent and his disapproval at 59 percent. Trump, who campaigned on the promise of "America First", abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership and withdrew from the Paris climate accord, may not care too much about what citizens of other countries think of USA leadership during his presidency.

Global Media Los Angeles Makes Amazon's Shortlist For HQ2
Author: 0 Los Angeles Makes Amazon's Shortlist For HQ2

Toronto is the only finalist outside the United States. "Getting from 238 to 20 was very tough - all the proposals showed tremendous enthusiasm and creativity", said Holly Sullivan of Amazon Public Policy. "I know we'll hear from them about next steps", Booth said. Toronto , a growing tech hub, was the only city outside the US on the list . It remains unclear where city leaders have designated potential sites for Amazon's HQ2 within its greater Central Texas region.

Global Media California couple accused of starving, torturing 13 siblings had
Author: 0 California couple accused of starving, torturing 13 siblings had "healthy" dogs

They were forced to sleep during the day and would stay up at night. The dogs were seized by authorities who raided the home after a 17-year-old girl escaped and alerted police to the situation inside. David Turpin was also charged with performing a lewd act on a child under age 14. David and Louise Turpin were each ordered held on $12 million bail after entering their pleas Thursday and were scheduled to return to court on February 23.

Author: 0 Federer shines as Djokovic survives brutal heat test

Zverev, fancied as an outsider for glory in Melbourne , was frustrated by a lack of light as he was sent packing by NextGen Finals champion Chung in five sets. "I think we were lucky to play on Rod Laver because we had some shade behind so you could hide for a few seconds in between the points", Martic said.

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