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Global Media S. African police gird for Cape Town's deepening water crisis
Author: 0 S. African police gird for Cape Town's deepening water crisis

While it is uncertain exactly what caused the drought, climate change is considered to be one contributing factor. The minister stated the city needs urgent assistance to avert Day Zero and claimed it could be done through increased public awareness and enforcement of compliance with water use restriction.

Global Media Perris couple charged with torturing children barred from communicating with them
Author: 0 Perris couple charged with torturing children barred from communicating with them

A fund launched by the Riverside University Health System - where the younger siblings are being treated - has collected more than $126,000, according to Erin Phillips, a spokeswoman with the hospital. All the victims except for the toddler were severely malnourished, Hestrin said, adding that the eldest victim - a 29-year-old woman - weighed only 82 pounds when rescued.

Global Media Canadian PM to attend World Economic Forum meeting
Author: 0 Canadian PM to attend World Economic Forum meeting

The Canadian Prime Minister will be joined in Davos by Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, and Minister of Status of Women Maryam Monsef, each of whom will have their own program of meetings during the meeting, said the office.

Global Media Macron calls for global compact to harness globalization
Author: 0 Macron calls for global compact to harness globalization

He kicked off his address with a joke related to climate change at the expense of President Trump, who arrives in this Alpine resort Thursday morning. "We [Europe] have to build our common policies", Macron said, referring to a 10-year plan for the bloc's future. It's just that we have to first finalise the work we have at 27.

Author: 0 Trump's solar tariffs meaningful but not destructive to industry

What REC needs, Sullivan said, is a “global resolution” of the solar panel dispute. What do the tariffs mean for the USA solar industry? The determination pits solar panel manufacturers, who say without the tariff they can't compete against cheaper solar cells and modules being imported from China, against solar panel installation companies that say the tariff will result in more job losses because of the high cost of materials and impede growth in a sector of the economy that ...

Global Media Coalition Precision Strikes Kill Scores of ISIS Terrorists in Syria
Author: 0 Coalition Precision Strikes Kill Scores of ISIS Terrorists in Syria

The airstrike occurred near the Euphrates River near the border between Syria and Iraq, the U.S. In its statement, the coalition said that Syrian partner forces helped monitor the location in As Shafah before the strikes. Daesh has lost 98 per cent of the territory it once held in 2014 when the group carried out its "lightening strike", capturing large swathes of territory across Iraq and Syria and declaring a "caliphate".

Global Media Shiv Sena not to align with BJP for 2019 Lok Sabha
Author: 0 Shiv Sena not to align with BJP for 2019 Lok Sabha

The Sena, which has been routinely attacking the BJP-led governments at the Centre and in the state over a variety of issues-from the notes ban and GST to the plight of farmers and cross-border assaults by Pakistan- also said it would now contest elections outside Maharashtra.

Global Media Trump says he's open to citizenship path for DACA recipients
Author: 0 Trump says he's open to citizenship path for DACA recipients

Trump is ready to accept a deal on illegal immigrant "Dreamers", but only if there are real efforts on border security , an end to the diversity visa lottery, and an end to so-called chain migration. and Sen. Trump promised that Mexico would pay for the wall, but it has repeatedly said it will not do so, and the funding for the project has instead fallen to USA taxpayers.

Global Media Senate votes to confirm Azar as health secretary
Author: 0 Senate votes to confirm Azar as health secretary

Alex Azar will take over a sprawling department shaken by his predecessor's early exit. Another social equality division has quite recently been made to ensure medicinal services laborers who decline to furnish contraception and different administrations conflicting with their good or religious convictions.

Global Media Davis Says Britain Wants a No Change Brexit, Risking Tory Anger
Author: 0 Davis Says Britain Wants a No Change Brexit, Risking Tory Anger

David Davis today backtracked on new European Union rules during the Brexit transition, saying Britain will not refuse to use them. In an interview with Business Insider this week , committee chair Hilary Benn suggested that the post-exit day transition may have to be longer than the two years now proposed.

Global Media The Death Of Stalin has been pulled from Russian cinemas
Author: 0 The Death Of Stalin has been pulled from Russian cinemas

The Russian attendees complained that the satire contained "ideological warfare" and "extremism". As reported previous year, Russian authorities were considering banning the film as the Communist Party of Russia - the second-largest political party in the state - called the film "a form of psychological pressure", and said that it was "made by outsiders who know nothing of our history".

Global Media Supermoon, Blue Moon, Lunar Eclipse All Coming Jan. 31
Author: 0 Supermoon, Blue Moon, Lunar Eclipse All Coming Jan. 31

The last day of January will bring a rare treat for skygazers: It's a full moon, but the second one in one calendar month, so it becomes a blue moon. Speaking to the Times of India , Jayant Ganguli, a technical officer at the Regional Science Centre and Planetarium in Kozhikode said, "The partial shadow on the moon would be seen at 4:21 pm, while the complete lunar eclipse would be visible at 6:21 pm".

Global Media Texoma schools take part in
Author: 0 Texoma schools take part in "National School Choice Week"

But a closer look reveals that almost half - 49 percent - of Nebraska's third- through eighth-grade students failed to meet proficiency standards in reading. The results speak for themselves. Houchens said that research shows that charter schools especially benefit low income students, students of color and students in inner-city environments.

Global Media Pope Francis warns against temptation of 'fake news'
Author: 0 Pope Francis warns against temptation of 'fake news'

Pope Francis reserved perhaps his toughest criticism for those who create and distribute deliberately-fabricated pseudo-news, condemning what he called their "snake-tactics", and comparing them to the serpent in the Biblical Garden of Eden, who tricked Eve by assuring her that-contrary to God's word-she would not die if she ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

Global Media Hawaii Missile Alert Dragged On Because Governor Forgot Twitter Password
Author: 0 Hawaii Missile Alert Dragged On Because Governor Forgot Twitter Password

At least that's one of the reasons. The state's emergency management agency, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), sent signal via the Emergency Alert System (EAS) to phones, televisions and radios at 8:07 a.m. Everyone involved, from bottom to top, should take a lesson in how to avoid making the next human error into something much worse. Your phone reads "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii".

Global Media Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards May Step Down
Author: 0 Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards May Step Down

President Planned Parenthood Federation of America Cecile Richards participates in a panel discussion during the annual Clinton Global Initiative on September 20, 2016 in New York City. Defunding Planned Parenthood's was among Donald Trump's promises to anti-abortion groups during the USA presidential campaign. Richards has also led the organization through major scandal, following the release of secretly recorded and heavily edited videos made by anti-abortion rights activist David ...

Global Media Leading German Far-Right Figure Ditches Party, Converts To Islam
Author: 0 Leading German Far-Right Figure Ditches Party, Converts To Islam

Now a former high-profile party official has become a Muslim himself. "Religion is a private matter". Mr Wagner last summer accused Angela Merkel of making a "huge mistake" by opening Germany's borders to refugees. The party won 94 seats in parliament, although two of those members have since left. Meanwhile, Wagner himself says there has been no attempt by his party to pressure him.

Global Media Turkey: Gov't to brief lawmakers on Syria military op
Author: 0 Turkey: Gov't to brief lawmakers on Syria military op

Turkey on Saturday launched Operation Olive Branch to clear PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin, northwestern Syria. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which a British war monitor, has reported that 23 civilians have been killed in the Turkish air strikes, and thousands have fled the fighting.

Global Media Trump To Meet British, Israeli Leaders During Davos Trip, Discuss Iran
Author: 0 Trump To Meet British, Israeli Leaders During Davos Trip, Discuss Iran

Netanyahu stated that this is a good opportunity to discuss the revision of the Iran deal. "I also expressed my appreciation for Chancellor Merkel's true commitment to Israel's security". The prime minister invited all three leaders to visit Israel and "expressed his desire to deepen the economic and technological cooperation with Canada, Belgium, and Switzerland".

Global Media USA drone strike kills 2 in northwestern Pakistan
Author: 0 USA drone strike kills 2 in northwestern Pakistan

Local media reported two missiles fired early Wednesday from an unmanned aircraft struck a house in the Kurram border region. The U.S. believes Haqqanis operate out of Pakistan , and it suspended hundreds of millions of dollars in military aid to the country until it prevents the terrorists from undertaking attacks in Afghanistan .

Global Media Hurting Vikings still processing what went wrong in Philly
Author: 0 Hurting Vikings still processing what went wrong in Philly

This effort also can serve as a lesson on good sportsmanship and how to combat bullying for the couple's older daughter, they said. Some of our strengths they attacked on third downs, which was one of our strengths all along. Rabeor and Eversoll say they'll track the progress and the generosity of fans for the agony avoided. "It also means that you have some veteran players that keep things together, and good coaching staffs".

Global Media Inflation rises 3.5% in Dec 2017, full year 3.7%
Author: 0 Inflation rises 3.5% in Dec 2017, full year 3.7%

This is a 1.1 percentage points lower than the corresponding average of 6.4% in 2016. "We have also pencilled in another 25bps rate hike in September". Earlier this week, FNB chief economist Mamello Matikinca said she expected inflation to be higher than that for November, mainly driven by the fuel hike in December.

Global Media We Are Losing The Essence Of Globalization
Author: 0 We Are Losing The Essence Of Globalization

Delivering his keynote address at the plenary session, PM Modi told the global leaders gathered there that his government has done away with red-tapism and laid red carpet instead, abolished many archaic laws and introduced GST as tax reform.

Author: 0 Feely: Gisele wished me to inform Brady to retire

However, Feely didn't go along with the plan, instead telling Brady to "play as long as you can". This isn't the first time Bundchen has raised concerns about Brady's everlasting career, which began in 2000 and doesn't appear to be ending anytime soon.

Global Media Seoul envoys visit N Korea to prepare pre-Olympics events
Author: 0 Seoul envoys visit N Korea to prepare pre-Olympics events

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres are expected to attend the opening ceremony, so Abe's attendance is also aimed at confirming the cooperation of the global community. Logistics set for North Korean performances during Pyeongchang OlympicsThe schedule and venues have been set for performances by North Korean performers to celebrate the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics .

Global Media Oil Prices Cool As API Reports Surprise Crude Inventory Build (USO)
Author: 0 Oil Prices Cool As API Reports Surprise Crude Inventory Build (USO)

In the NY market, gold prices hovered near four-month highs last Wednesday as the USA dollar slipped against a basket of currencies. The arbitrage "gives the U.S.an incentive to export refined products". Gasoline consumption climbed more than 5 percent from a year earlier to 8.7 million barrels a day. Distillate stockpiles, which include diesel and heating oil, rose by 639,000 barrels, versus expectations for a 1.5 million-barrel drop, the EIA data showed.

Global Media Caught on video! Bus full of kids slides backwards down icy hill
Author: 0 Caught on video! Bus full of kids slides backwards down icy hill

It eventually hit a vehicle and came to a stop. A neighbor yelled, "Oh my God!" as the bus took out her mailbox and slid toward a vehicle that was also having difficulty on the icy road. The Jackson County Sheriff's Office says the bus slipped off an ice-covered road into a ditch as it was making a left turn, coming to rest on one of its sides.

Global Media Israel Paid $5 Million in Compensation to Jordanians Killed by Guard
Author: 0 Israel Paid $5 Million in Compensation to Jordanians Killed by Guard

Instead of a trial, Moyal will be questioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Shabak, and will share the results of their investigation with the Jordanians. The Israeli embassy in Amman was promptly closed and the Israeli ambassador and embassy staff were pulled out. Israel pledged to do just that and there is every reason to believe that it will honour this pledge to bring justice to the families of the deceased Jordanians.

Global Media Thousands more flee as Philippine volcano fires ash 5 km high
Author: 0 Thousands more flee as Philippine volcano fires ash 5 km high

Fountains of lava fountains gushed 700m up above Mount Mayon's crater and ash plumes rose up to 3km, according to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology. An eruption of ash, gases and lava on Monday led authorities to declare a Level 4 alert as ashes swept toward nearby towns. Also, Philvocs told civil aviation authorities to advise pilots to avoid flying close to the volcano's summit as ash from any sudden eruption can be hazardous to aircraft.

Global Media European Union ministers remove UAE and 7 others from tax haven blacklist
Author: 0 European Union ministers remove UAE and 7 others from tax haven blacklist

The Barbados Government had mounted a strong lobby, led by Minister of Industry, International Business, Commerce and Small Business Donville Inniss and officials from the international business sector, after the list was issued on December 5 and the island was named among jurisdictions not doing enough to crackdown on offshore avoidance schemes.

Global Media Fodder scam: Verdict in third case against Lalu expected today
Author: 0 Fodder scam: Verdict in third case against Lalu expected today

The case pertained to the embezzlement of Rs 33.67 crore from Chaibasa district treasury during 1992-93. On January 6, the RJD leader was sentenced to three-and- a-half years in jail and fined Rs 10 lakh by a another CBI judge in a fodder scam case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from the Deoghar Treasury 21 years ago.

Global Media The Patriots Are Giving Away Confetti From The AFC Championship Celebration
Author: 0 The Patriots Are Giving Away Confetti From The AFC Championship Celebration

Only one of the quartet has done it before. Bettors jammed into sports books Sunday for the two conference championship games, with millions wagered in person and millions more bet on phone apps. Bouye that paved the way for New England's first touchdown. Blake Bortles is the high draft pick who is finally making good on his promise. Safety and defensive captain Devin McCourty knows Amendola is "tough to cover", from their time in practice and said, "He shows up when we need him".

Global Media Forget Status Yellow, tonight's wind warning has been upgraded to Orange
Author: 0 Forget Status Yellow, tonight's wind warning has been upgraded to Orange

The alert, which applies to counties Donegal , Galway , Leitrim , Mayo , Sligo and Clare has predicted rainfall totals of between 25-35mm in affected counties. Top temperatures of 8 to 12 degrees in strong and gusty southwesterly winds. The new warning is an upgrade on the nationwide yellow wind warning which was issued yesterday for tonight.

Global Media Mamata slams Centre for not declaring Netaji birthday national holiday
Author: 0 Mamata slams Centre for not declaring Netaji birthday national holiday

It is a shame that we don't know what happened to him after 1941. Born on January 23, 1897 in Cuttack , Orissa, Subhash was the ninth child of Janakinath Bose and Prabhavati Devi. Banerjee also used the occasion to hit out at the Centre for disbanding the planning commission. Echoing similar sentiments, Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Tuesday said it will be a good gesture on the part of the central government if it accepts the state's demand.

Global Media Roe v. Wade foes gearing up for Kansas constitutional fight
Author: 0 Roe v. Wade foes gearing up for Kansas constitutional fight

Supreme Court Case Roe V. Wade. This past week, HHS took unprecedented steps to block access to care for women, LGBTQ people and other marginalized people by setting up an office created to ensure that individuals can be denied access to basic health care and information based on their providers's personal beliefs.

Author: 0 Deal that broke Senate impasse: Kids' health but no DACA

The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly on Monday to end the three-day-old government shutdown with 81-18 votes to reopen funding for the Federal Government till February 8. Their clear goal was to make sure that President Trump was in the middle of a government shutdown on the first anniversary of his inauguration. Peters of Bloomfield Township rejected criticism of Senate Democrats' deal with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell .

Global Media Venezuela to Hold Presidential Election by April
Author: 0 Venezuela to Hold Presidential Election by April

A top Socialist Party official, Diosdado Cabello, confirmed to the Assembly that Maduro would be the party's sole candidate. At the end of a thundering two-hour speech, Maduro said he would seek decree powers to counter the "imperialist" threat, and appointed one of the sanctioned officials as the new interior minister.

Global Media Unemployment rates inch up in SC, region
Author: 0 Unemployment rates inch up in SC, region

At 4.1 percent, the United States' jobless rate was also unchanged over the month. The unemployment rate fell to record lows in California, Hawaii and MS last month as hiring remains strong across the United States , the Labor Department said Tuesday.

Global Media Text-gate: Missing messages from 5 critical months; Gowdy challenges FBI's objectivity
Author: 0 Text-gate: Missing messages from 5 critical months; Gowdy challenges FBI's objectivity

I don't think these were politically motivated Democrats trying to shoehorn fainting Hillary to her rightful perch. Fox News host Sean Hannity alleged that the missing text are evidence of an "Anti-Trump " CONSPIRACY " at DOJ". In one of the biggest stories in a long time, the Federal Bureau of Investigation now says it is missing five months worth of lovers Strzok-Page texts, perhaps 50,000, and all in prime time.

Global Media House Ethics panel is investigating Rep. Pat Meehan
Author: 0 House Ethics panel is investigating Rep. Pat Meehan

Meehan has denied wrongdoing and called for "a full and open airing of the facts". Meehan is a former federal prosecutor who is in his fourth term and serves on the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee. As is typical, the Ethics Committee noted on Monday that "the mere fact that it is investigating these allegations, and publicly disclosing its review, does not itself indicate that any violations has occurred, or reflect any judgment on behalf of the committee".

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