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Global Media Shutdown over: Trump signs continuing resolution to reopen federal government
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US senators struck a deal on Monday to lift a three-day government shutdown as Democrats agreed to end the standoff in exchange for President Donald Trump's Republicans promising a debate on the future of young illegal immigrants. Shortly after the Senate vote, the House passed the short-term continuance on a vote of 266-150. Whether such a plan would get the blessing of the White House and more conservative House is more doubtful.

Global Media USA expected to send 1st aircraft carrier since war to Vietnam
Author: 0 USA expected to send 1st aircraft carrier since war to Vietnam

With music as a backdrop, Mattis looked on in silence as the commandos demonstrated their hostage-rescue skills, snake-handling and hand-to-hand combat training. Jeff Davis, a Pentagon spokesman. President Quang said he was delighted at the positive and practical progress of Vietnam-US relations in all bilateral, regional and worldwide aspects, and welcomed the US's commitment to long-term cooperation for peace, stability, cooperation and development in the Indo-Pacific region.

Global Media IL highway littered with cash after accident
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Illinois State Troopers were forced to close the road for an hour while they swept up the stacks of $5, $10 and $20 bills. Illinois State Police said that the driver was going too fast and lost control of his auto, hitting a safety barrier before spinning into another vehicle.

Global Media Flu cases have almost quadrupled in Genesee County so far this season
Author: 0 Flu cases have almost quadrupled in Genesee County so far this season

According to a press release, since October 1, there have been 393 confirmed cases of influenza in Cayuga County - that's compared to only 48 cases during the same time period previous year. The health department says that those who still get the flu after being vaccinated will have more protections than those who did not and are less likely to be hospitalized.

Global Media Mueller Team Is Reportedly Looking To Interview Trump Himself
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The investigation includes looking into possible ties between Trump's campaign and the country and whether Trump obstructed justice by firing former FBI Director James Comey . So far four people have been criminally charged as part of Mueller's investigation. The president's attorneys sought on Thursday to stress how much material has been shared with investigators.

Global Media Employee who mistakenly sent Hawaii missile alert not cooperating in probe
Author: 0 Employee who mistakenly sent Hawaii missile alert not cooperating in probe

Spokesman Richard Rapoza said the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency has encouraged all employees to cooperate with investigations of the erroneous message. "Others, including the one for a missile attack, 'PACOM (CDW)-STATE ONLY, ' use shorthand initials". In the case of a real missile attack, the US Pacific Command would notify Hawaii officials, who would activate the warning system.

Author: 0 Great Britain's select biggest Winter Olympics team ever for Pyeongchang

A total of 169 Russian athletes have been cleared to compete at the Pyeongchang Olympic Games next month, but not the top ones, a Russian Olympic Committee official said on Thursday. Kolobkov added that Russia may organise alternative sports competitions for Russian athletes barred from the Games. Julia Ransom was one of 10 athletes named Tuesday to Canada's biathlon team for Pyeongchang.

Global Media Obama's Former Secretary of State Reportedly Delivered Stunning Private Message to Palestinians
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Both Kerry and Agha have declined to comment on the report . During the conversation, according to the report , Kerry asked Agha to convey a message to Abbas and ask him to "hold on and be strong". The former U.S. top diplomat also offered to establish an alternate channel of communications to forge a renewed peace process and asserted that many in Washington are displeased with Trump performance as president, particularly as it pertains to foreign policy.

Global Media No big protest in UP over release of 'Padmaavat'
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Only 2 minor incidents have been reported in Jalore and Udaipur. However, what they won't be able to claim from their insurer is the Rs 80 crore post-release delay cover, which could have only kicked in had there been any instance of individuals being physically prevented from entering movie halls.

Global Media Activists rip Kim Jong Un's photo in Olympic protest
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It also added that North Korea will "smash" all challenges against reunification of the Korean peninsula . It added that joint military drills with "outside forces" has shown to be unhelpful for the development of relations between North and South Korea.

Global Media FBI 'Secret Society' Texts Appear To Have Been Made In Jest
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That text stands alone in the series of messages obtained by ABC News - with no apparent tie to other messages sent before or after it. On January 19, the Justice Department provided members of Congress with 384 pages of text messages between Strzok and Page, according to Tuesday's letter .

Global Media Senate Panel To Start Releasing Trump Tower Witness Interviews
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Jared Kushner is too "spooked" to voluntarily speak with the Senate Judiciary Committee, which is probing Russian meddling in the USA election and possible collusion with President Trump's campaign, the committee's chair said Thursday. "What began as an attempt to discredit the investigator has now devolved into delusional, self-serving paranoia", Schumer said in a Senate floor speech.

Global Media European Union top court rules privacy campaigner can go after Facebook
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The European Court of Justice (ECJ) said Max Schrems is entitled to bring an individual action against Facebook Ireland, the European headquarters of the United States tech giant, through the courts in his native Austria. So far as the status of consumer is concerned, the ECJ points out that the consumer forum applies, in principle, only where the contract between the parties has been concluded for the goal of a use of the relevant goods or services that is other than a trade or ...

Global Media Questions raised over Nadhim Zahawi's role after attending men-only dinner
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The FT said that the official goal of the secretive annual Presidents Club Charity Dinner is to raise money for worthy causes such as Great Ormond Street Hospital , the world-renowned children's hospital in London . The two charities that benefited from the dinner, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Evelina London Children's Hospital , have already said that they will return previous donations from the organisers as a result of the allegations.

Global Media Light Earthquake Shakes Southern California; No Injuries
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The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake in the Pacific Ocean was centered about 100 miles (164 kilometers) west of Capetown, California. The Southern California natural disaster comes two days after a magnitude 7.9 quake in the Gulf of Alaska triggered a tsunami warning for Alaska's coastal communities.

Global Media Davos Founder Hopes Trump And His Critics Keep Open Minds
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Trump has spoken repeatedly of his eagerness to redraw the United States' trading relationship with several countries, particularly China . Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba also reportedly said South Africa's recent changes to state-owned enterprises was evidence of its attractiveness as an investment destination.

Global Media Seckford Foundation Free Schools Trust ranked in top 10 MATs in England
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The year before fewer than one in ten schools fell into this category. The north-east of England has the highest proportion of below-standard schools. Geoff Barton, general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders, said: "As the DfE itself says in today's statistics, these changes are the main reason why there has been an increase in the number of schools which are deemed to be below the " floor standard " for Progress 8".

Global Media USA diplomat quits Rohingya refugee panel; slams Suu Kyi
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Richardson also says it appears the Board is likely to become a "cheerleading squad" for government policy rather than genuine change needed to assure peace and stability in Rakhine State. The board's agenda, Mr. Richardson said in the statement, was "devoid of any meaningful engagement with the local communities in Rakhine, whose people the advisory board is meant to serve".

Global Media Volunteers hold homeless count in Texarkana
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For the unsheltered, Ward said volunteers cover 16 regions of the county looking for homeless people. Last year, volunteers counted over 300 homeless people in Rapid City. Because of that, people have to join a program and work that program. "That funding is predominantly used to provide permanent housing that also has services tied to it so that people will move into housing, stabilize, and be able to be part of the community because they are now in their own place", she explains.

Global Media Scientists announcing if Doomsday Clock will tick closer to midnight
Author: 0 Scientists announcing if Doomsday Clock will tick closer to midnight

The "weakening of institutions" around the world in dealing with major global threats - including climate change - was another major concern, the scientists said. It has only been that risky during the depths of the nuclear age, they warned . Let's face it, folks - most of us who are alarmed at the lack of progress on global warming, nuclear brinksmanship between the USA and North Korea, and other events are already anxious.

Global Media Guggenheim offers Trump a gold toilet for White House
Author: 0 Guggenheim offers Trump a gold toilet for White House

A month later, the curator crafted her response to the White House's request for Van Gogh's " Landscape with Snow ". In the email, published by the Post , Spector responded with a polite no, but offered instead a fully functional, solid 18-karat gold toilet titled " America ".

Global Media 'America First' is a hard sell in Davos
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Meanwhile much-vaunted efforts to reach a bilateral trade deal are on hold until Britain actually leaves the EU. A day after appearing to cast aside decades of U.S. Mnuchin sparked a large dollar sell-off Wednesday when he said that the recent fall in the value of the dollar was "good" for trade. A stronger euro, hovering at a three-year peak against the dollar, could hurt the European economy by making its exports less competitive.

Global Media AIG looks to retake momentum with $5.6m Bermuda deal
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It is kind of a like a radar for how "in-play" a stock is. The quarterly performance is giving indications that stock is trading with a tendency toward upward trend. The "percentage off the 52-week high or low" refers to when a stock current price is relative to where it has traded over the last 52 weeks. Price targets show what analysts believes a stock will be worth at the end of a certain time period.

Global Media Shilpa Shinde Revealed,
Author: 0 Shilpa Shinde Revealed, "Vikas Gupta Filed Criminal Case Against Her"

She also interacted with media. When asked Arshi Khan's manager Flynn Remedios to confirm the development of her participating in Rohit Shetty's show, he rather said, "your guess is as good as mine". Bigg Boss is over and it has ended with grace. "He has been constantly calling me and finally, I am meeting him and Priyank today". And last but not the least, the actress' fans also wanted to know about Rocky, her boyfriend.

Global Media Karnataka Bandh: Amit Shah rally in Mysuru postponed by a few hours
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Accusing Chief Minister Siddaramaiah of extending support to the bandh with "malicious" intent, Yeddyurappa said "Chief minister is trying to create confusion, stop buses and close schools and colleges as done in the past". While stating that neither Congress, nor the government, has anything to do with the bandh, he claimed that he has earlier asked BJP to request Kannada organisations against organising the bandh.

Global Media Trump's high-dollar fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago will go on
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He had to bail on his own party at his Palm Beach resort, where Republicans gathered to commemorate the inaugural anniversary. President Trump had planned to visit Mar-a-Lago on Friday for the 12th time since taking office. Trump supporters, who regularly gather near Southern Boulevard and Flagler Drive to cheer the president's motorcade as it passes, showed up in Trump's absence, numbering about 25 at 1 p.m.

Global Media Boris Johnson linked to mummy dug up at Basel church
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Scientists in the Swiss city of Basel have solved a decades-old mystery over the identity of a mummified woman. Sadly, it did not work and scientists think it's possible that she died of mercury poisoning. With her identity confirmed, they worked on compiling the rest of the family tree. They learned she had seven children, but only two survived childhood.

Global Media Facebook promotes two-question survey to gauge user's trust
Author: 0 Facebook promotes two-question survey to gauge user's trust

The survey will affect how much credence Facebook's news feed algorithm grants individual organisations. "We're as determined as ever to fight the negative influences and ensure that our platform is unquestionably a source for democratic good", said Katie Harbath, Facebook's head of global politics and government outreach, in an accompanying statement.

Global Media Female journalists protest being 'penned in' during Pence Western Wall visit
Author: 0 Female journalists protest being 'penned in' during Pence Western Wall visit

Reporters shared photos and videos of their view of the Western Wall, which was obstructed by rows of male journalists. The different Palestinian bodies accused the U.S. Most of the Palestinian factions, organisations, NGOs and syndicates issued statements criticising Pence's remarks that reiterated US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Global Media PM pressurising CBI to not probe Sohrabuddin case: Congress
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Justice Revati Mohite-Dere ruled that the special CBI court had overreached its powers by issuing the gag order , and said in reporting court proceedings, the press "serves the larger goal of making such information available to the general public" which is entitled to it.

Global Media RAW: AZ police pursuit ends in massive crash
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Bystanders then began pointing at the man, and the troopers pounced on him, forcing him to the ground. The whole time, officials were in contact with the suspect by phone. The suspect's vehicle started to spin before releasing a cloud of smoke. The suspect then climbed out of the auto and took off running, with DPS troopers chasing him on foot.

Global Media President Trump
Author: 0 President Trump "Looking Forward" to Interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller

The president also said that he expected his interview with Mueller to happen in two or three weeks, and that whether he would show up was subject to his lawyers' advice. " No collusion . There is no collusion", he reiterated. Comey's dismissal is central to the question of whether Trump may have committed obstruction of justice related to the Russian Federation investigation.

Global Media Sting and Shaggy announce their surprise collaborative album 44/876
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According to Rolling Stone , their two seemingly separate worlds collided thanks to Sting's manager Martin Kierszenbaum , who was also Shaggy's A&R guy back when Shaggy was trying to convince us it wasn't him . Sting had received an in-progress Shaggy tune from a mutual associate and was immediately infatuated with the track. "Once he cosigned it, I was like, 'Fuck, I was right!" Sting and Shaggy recently debuted " Don't Make Me Wait " in front of 20,000 people in Kingston, ...

Global Media Even Before Trump Arrives, He's The Elephant In The Room At Davos
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The International Monetary Fund released a report Monday saying USA growth would jump to 2.7 percent this year, an increase of 0.4 percentage points over its initial projections, because of the tax cuts . U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said in a briefing to reporters on Thursday that America is " more interested" in bilateral trade deals than multilateral ones - stoking fears that Trump's vow to renegotiate global agreements such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ...

Global Media Sessions questioned in Russian Federation probe
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Citing two people familiar with Mueller's plans, the Washington Post said Trump's attorneys have worked out terms for the president's interview with the Special counsel's team which could be presented to him "as soon as next week". Last week, Mueller's investigators interviewed Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the Comey firing, Justice Department officials confirmed. The Washington Post reported Tuesday night that Trump had also asked McCabe whom he voted for in the presidential ...

Global Media Trump open to path to citizenship for 'Dreamers'
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In agreeing on Monday to end a three-day-old government shutdown and fund the government until February 8, Senate Democrats got a promise from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell that he would allow an immigration debate on the Senate floor in the near future, the first one since 2013.

Global Media MPR says woman accused Keillor of 'unwanted sexual touching'
Author: 0 MPR says woman accused Keillor of 'unwanted sexual touching'

Interestingly, Keillor said he would not respond directly to the new allegations - due to negotiations now taking place between MPR and the fired host - but did attack the network for reporting on it's own internal issues."I don't think MPR News can report fairly on MPR management's chaotic and disastrous actions", responded Keillor.

Author: 0 Trump is "looking forward" to Mueller interview, wants citizenship for Dreamers

Chuck Cooper, Sessions' personal attorney, who reportedly accompanied the attorney general to the interview, said he had no comment. Comey himself has been interviewed by the special counsel's team. As Mueller investigates Trump for possible obstruction of justice of the Russian Federation probe, the potential interview could be a legal minefield.

Global Media White House struggles to outline specific efforts to stop mass shootings
Author: 0 White House struggles to outline specific efforts to stop mass shootings

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Tuesday that the contours of their as-yet-unseen proposal show that it would fail to meet Trump's 'benchmarks, ' which include 'serious border security , an end to chain migration, the cancellation of the outdated and unsafe visa lottery program, and a permanent solution to DACA '.

Global Media Italian train derails, kills two
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One man on board the train, who spoke anonymously to Il Sole 24ore, said: "Everything was fine, suddenly the train began to shake, then there was a roar and the carriages came out of the tracks". Italian agency ANSA reported the commuter train that was travelling from Cremona to Milan. All three victims are women, the sources said. Witnesses say the train was full of passengers before the accident.

Global Media UC and CSU prepare for another year of tuition hikes
Author: 0 UC and CSU prepare for another year of tuition hikes

The budget Brown recently proposed would allot around $34 million less than UC officials anticipated, and Napolitano has said the system needs the money to increase the number of in-state students. The Board of Trustees plans to discuss a potential tuition increase at its meeting next week - but no vote has been scheduled. Many UC students have signed an online petition demanding the hike not move forward.

Global Media Sensex down 84 points, Nifty struggles around 11075
Author: 0 Sensex down 84 points, Nifty struggles around 11075

Around the same time, the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index ( Sensex ) of the BSE , which opened at 36,208.39 points, closed at 36,050.44 points - down 111.20 points or 0.31 per cent from its previous session's close. The Sensex was up by 21.66 points or 0.06 per cent at the Wednesday's closing. IDBI Bank rose 2.75 per cent to Rs 67.25. On Thursday, all sectoral sub-indices with the exception of metal , private bank and financial services finished in the red with the PSU Bank sub-index ...

Global Media Mueller seeks to question Trump about Flynn, Comey
Author: 0 Mueller seeks to question Trump about Flynn, Comey

It was the first time Mr Trump said directly that he would cooperate with Mr Mueller, whose investigation he has repeatedly dismissed as being based on "fake news". For one, he said despite media reports he doesn't recall asking acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe about his voting record. "I think we all know what everybody in this room would do if the President did that, and I don't think that is helpful to the process".

Global Media Authorities shutdown fizzles on spending, immigration deal in US Congress
Author: 0 Authorities shutdown fizzles on spending, immigration deal in US Congress

Trump has said repeatedly he wants funding from Congress for a border wall that he had promised would be paid for by Mexico. The White House and GOP leaders said they would not negotiate with Democrats on immigration until the government was reopened, and White House officials boasted that Trump didn't reach out to any Democratic lawmakers during the shutdown.

Global Media USA senate fails to end impasse
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Democrats have demanded that Congress act now to protect the young undocumented immigrants who are shielded under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, which Trump plans to end on March 5. "And we don't have anyone in White House or here in the Senate, in the House, or Republicacns in the president's own party to tell him he's got to straighten this whole thing out.

Global Media Trump Lashes Out After Schumer Withdraws Offer On Border Wall
Author: 0 Trump Lashes Out After Schumer Withdraws Offer On Border Wall

The DACA system, implemented under former President Barack Obama and repealed by Trump, expires March 5. Channeling rage from immigration activists, the possible 2020 candidates were highly critical of their leaders' willingness to trust that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., will allow an immigration vote after February 8 if senators can not strike a deal before then.

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