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Global Media Israel builds disputed wall along border with Lebanon
Author: 0 Israel builds disputed wall along border with Lebanon

As the Lebanese senior officials unanimously rejected the Zionist threats pertaining the utilization of the country's seashore oil resources and reiterated readiness to confront any Israeli aggression in view of Hezbollah related vow, the enemy officials started eliminating the aggressive rhetoric, tending into approving any mediation to avoid the confrontation.

Global Media Trump Says 'Big Mistake' to Sell Off Stocks in Strong Economy
Author: 0 Trump Says 'Big Mistake' to Sell Off Stocks in Strong Economy

Rising wages are good for those who receive them, and for the presidents who seek to stimulate them, but investors see them as a sign of possible inflation and higher interest rates. The result is higher loan costs, which make it more expensive for the government to borrow and more burdensome for Americans who need to take on debt to buy homes or cars or to pay for college.

Global Media Filipino lacking after Taiwan quake
Author: 0 Filipino lacking after Taiwan quake

More than 100 aftershocks have been recorded since it struck, and authorities warned that earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 or higher were possible over the next two weeks. An octogenarian resident was inside his apartment at the time of the quake. "Floors one to three are all compressed so it's hard to tell whether there are people", he told AFP, requesting anonymity.

Global Media Biden calls on Democrats to unite, abandon 'false debate'
Author: 0 Biden calls on Democrats to unite, abandon 'false debate'

Republicans will "do anything to protect this President, no matter how much it means abandoning their core principles", Mr Biden said. Biden took issue with the recent decision by Trump and House Republicans to release a controversial memo alleging Federal Bureau of Investigation abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to monitor former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page.

Global Media Las Vegas dad arrested in baby daughter's death
Author: 0 Las Vegas dad arrested in baby daughter's death

Police later determined the SUV caught on video fleeing the scene of the first shooting was the same vehicle connected to one of the other shootings later that day. The suspect drove a late-model, probably 2016-2018, Hyundai Tucson sport that's silver, gray or light blue. Police are asking the public to share any surveillance from the area of the shootings in Las Vegas on January 29, and February 2.

Global Media US threat to escalate Syria war over alleged gas attacks
Author: 0 US threat to escalate Syria war over alleged gas attacks

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley told the Security Council on Monday that Russia's proposal for an investigative body in Syria, "is a way to whitewash the findings of the last investigation that Russian Federation desperately wants to bury", according to CBS News.

Global Media North Korea dominates pre-Olympic media coverage at PyeongChang
Author: 0 North Korea dominates pre-Olympic media coverage at PyeongChang

Pence will also meet North Korean defectors on Friday morning at a memorial to South Korean sailors killed in 2010 when their warship was struck by a torpedo, allegedly fired by a North Korean vessel. Amid the attempts of the two Koreas to ease tensions, the U.S., however, remains belligerent. "This is the uniform will of the 32,000 North Korean defectors who have put their lives on the line in their journey to South Korea", AP quoted North Korean-born activist Park Sang-hak as saying ...

Global Media UK Hacking Suspect Wins Appeal On Extradition To US
Author: 0 UK Hacking Suspect Wins Appeal On Extradition To US

Welcoming the judgment, Emma Norton, head of legal casework at Liberty which intervened in the case , said: "We are delighted that the court has today recognised Lauri's vulnerability, close family connections to the United Kingdom and the potentially catastrophic consequences of extraditing him".

Global Media Misuse fears can't be sole factor to reject Aadhaar
Author: 0 Misuse fears can't be sole factor to reject Aadhaar

I had said that yesterday as a legal argument and not as a political statement. Appearing for West Bengal government, Sibal said that the functioning of the digital world was vulnerable to the sabotage and pointed out no other country in the world has such a centralised demographic and biometric data of its citizens.

Global Media I'm preparing for death - Pope Benedict XVI
Author: 0 I'm preparing for death - Pope Benedict XVI

His note - delivered in an envelope marked "urgent, by hand" to the Rome office of Il Corriere della Sera - was published on the front page of Wednesday's editions. A retiring diplomat accredited to the Holy See told the Register recently he was not allowed to say farewell due to the Pope emeritus' increasing frailty.

Global Media SGX and Bursa Malaysia to develop cross-border trading link
Author: 0 SGX and Bursa Malaysia to develop cross-border trading link

Singapore and Malaysia announced plans on Tuesday for a new trading link between their stock markets by the end of the year that will help lower trading costs and encourage cross-border investments. "To enhance better value recognition and vibrancy in this segment of the stock market as well as to encourage investor participation, I am announcing that stamp duty on shares of mid and small-cap companies traded on Bursa Malaysia will be waived, effective March 2018 for a period of over three ...

Global Media Trump accuser running for office in Ohio
Author: 0 Trump accuser running for office in Ohio

During an interview with Megyn Kelly previous year, Crooks said she was 22 and working at the Trump Tower when Trump "held onto" her hand "kept kissing" her. Bill Reineke in Ohio's 88th District - territory that went for the "erratic and ineffective" Trump, who allegedly forced himself upon her when she offered him a handshake.

Global Media Syria Air Defense Intercepts Israeli Missiles
Author: 0 Syria Air Defense Intercepts Israeli Missiles

The army later confirmed a missile strike by Israel on a military site near Damascus , without specifying further, according to a report on the state-run news agency SANA. "This morning, Israeli warplanes fired several missiles from Lebanese airspace on one of our military positions in the Damascus countryside", said a military statement carried by Syrian state media, according to AFP .

Global Media Support for investigation of US Olympic Committee grows
Author: 0 Support for investigation of US Olympic Committee grows

The number of women who have now accused Nassar of abuse is more than 265, with the number including Olympic athletes. The penalty adds to the 40 to 175 year sentence he received at a previous hearing last month, while he has also been sentenced to 60 years on child pornography charges.

Global Media Super Bowl opens with protest-free anthem, but fans still divided
Author: 0 Super Bowl opens with protest-free anthem, but fans still divided

After a few events Thursday, NBC will stream Friday's opening ceremony live and repeat it on television Friday night. Our annual critique of the Super Bowl commercials. Records showed only 103.4 million people watched the anticipated game telecast despite the thrill of the competitive game from beginning to end. It was the ninth highest rated Super Bowl ever, with most of the games above it on that list coming in recent years.

Global Media White House Official Resigns Following Allegations Of Domestic Abuse
Author: 0 White House Official Resigns Following Allegations Of Domestic Abuse

On Wednesday, White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned from his post after both of his former wives, Colbie Holderness and Jennifer Willoughby, accused him of domestic abuse . Domestic violence in any form is abhorrent. He was supposed to be the West Wing's resident grown-up, but staffers are increasingly questioning Kelly's judgment, four Republicans close to the White House told me.

Global Media Tillerson Believes 'Russian Meddling' in Foreign Elections Difficult to Preempt
Author: 0 Tillerson Believes 'Russian Meddling' in Foreign Elections Difficult to Preempt

Secretary of State said. There are indications that Russian Federation is already attempting to interfere "in the U.S.in 2018" ahead of congressional midterm elections as it did in the 2016 general election, he said. "I haven't seen a significant decrease in their activity", he said. Analysts say USA oil sanctions could completely cripple the Venezuelan economy.

Global Media Cornell frat punished for
Author: 0 Cornell frat punished for "pig roast" sex contest

University officials reportedly received multiple complaints about the "game" created by established Beta Tau members, which was set so that "new members could accumulate "points" by engaging in sexual intercourse with women", according to a report from The Cornell Daily Sun .

Global Media French President Macron to address joint session of National Assembly
Author: 0 French President Macron to address joint session of National Assembly

Nationalist parties cemented their dominance in regional assembly elections in December, but insist they are seeking only greater autonomy, not independence - for now. Erignac was gunned down on February 6, 1998 while on his way to a concert with his wife. Macron's arrival on the island on Tuesday coincides with the 20th anniversary of the assassination of France's top official in Corsica.

Global Media Deputy fatally shoots homicide suspect on Florida interstate
Author: 0 Deputy fatally shoots homicide suspect on Florida interstate

Bradshaw said it was later learned the suspect was wanted for a non-fatal shooting Tuesday in West Palm Beach. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue said between six to eight vehicles were involved. He did not release the name of the suspect, saying his relatives not been identified and notified. Interstate 95 is closed to traffic northbound from Gateway Blvd.to 6th Ave.

Global Media Jacob Zuma will step aside in days, vows ANC chief Cyril Ramaphosa
Author: 0 Jacob Zuma will step aside in days, vows ANC chief Cyril Ramaphosa

He has faced increasing pressure to quit since December, when Mr Ramaphosa replaced him as leader of the ruling African National Congress (ANC). "We will be able to communicate further on President Zuma's position as president of the republic once we have finalised all pertinent matters", Ramaphosa said.

Global Media Israeli missiles target 'research centre' outside Damascus
Author: 0 Israeli missiles target 'research centre' outside Damascus

The Israel Air Force has reportedly bombed a strategic facility in Syria . The Syrian military did not disclose any information about casualties or damage resulting from the Israeli strike. The Syrian army then claimed that after the first attack there was another attack by two surface-to-surface missiles from the Golan, "which our air defense systems intercepted".

Global Media Wagner named person of interest in death of actress Natalie Wood
Author: 0 Wagner named person of interest in death of actress Natalie Wood

Investigators have said Wagner has not been interviewed since the probe was reopened. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Lieutenant John Corina tells CBS News' Erin Moriarty he doesn't believe Wagner has told the whole story. "His version of events just don't add up", said Corina. For nearly four decades, mystery and speculation have swirled around the death of the actress who was nominated for three Academy Awards and starred in " West Side Story " and " Rebel Without a Cause ".

Global Media Georgia baby is the first 'Gerber Baby' with Down syndrome
Author: 0 Georgia baby is the first 'Gerber Baby' with Down syndrome

He also will receive $50,000 that his parents hope to use for his education, Time magazine reported . BRB, following Gerber on alllll the apps. Lucas' dad, Jason , said he's hoping Lucas as a Gerber baby will shed a little light on the special needs community and "help more individuals with special needs be accepted and not limited".

Global Media Ivanka Trump To Lead US Delegation At Olympics' Close
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump To Lead US Delegation At Olympics' Close

The U.S. had no immediate comment. Kaesong was closed by South Korea in 2016 in protest over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. The North informed South Korea that Kim Yo Jong , who was promoted to a powerful post within the country's ruling party a year ago, would accompany the ceremonial head of state Kim Yong Nam to the games, the Unification Ministry said Wednesday.

Global Media Captain with Tempe FD shot dead in Scottsdale
Author: 0 Captain with Tempe FD shot dead in Scottsdale

According to a report from azfamily the Scottsdale Police Department said the shooting happened around 2:30 a.m. near the Scottsdale Fashion Square. Hezron Parks was charged with second-degree murder after turning himself in following the shooting of a Tempe firefighter. . Brayer, a captain at Tempe Fire Station 6, had spent a decade with the department.

Global Media Lawmakers push for legislation to deter people from eating Tide Pods
Author: 0 Lawmakers push for legislation to deter people from eating Tide Pods

Teenagers are not the only ones eating the pods, the lawmakers said. "They're squishy, they smell sweet and they look like gummy bears", Hoylman explained. Legislators say that this is due to their color and packaging. "Ensuring the safety of the people who use our products is fundamental to everything we do at P&G", David Taylor, the company's CEO, said in a blog post last month.

Global Media Got that one wrong - California baker gets a pass
Author: 0 Got that one wrong - California baker gets a pass

Religious conservatives claim that custom-made cakes are a form of artistic expression that can not be compelled by the government, and that bakers who have sincerely-held religious beliefs opposing same-sex marriage should not be forced to bake cakes for same-sex weddings.

Global Media Memo 2: Steele Broke FBI Rules Over New Clinton Investigation
Author: 0 Memo 2: Steele Broke FBI Rules Over New Clinton Investigation

Nunes was of course responsible for the infamous Memo, which Republicans in Congress and on cable news hyped up as " worse than Watergate " until it was released with a tiresome thud. Then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, who later served as Acting Attorney General until she was sacked for insubordination over the Trump immigration Executive Order, joined Georgetown University's law school.

Global Media Black Lives Matter activist Muhiyidin d'Baha fatally shot in New Orleans
Author: 0 Black Lives Matter activist Muhiyidin d'Baha fatally shot in New Orleans

Unfortunately, according to local media reports, d'Baha was been shot while riding his bike in New Orleans, at around 1am local time. Camille says the remaining money will be given to Mr d'Baha's sister Kimberli. The incident stemmed from ongoing calls for the Confederate flag to be removed from state grounds in the wake of the shooting of black worshippers at a church in Charleston .

Global Media Justin Trudeau: Not Mankind, 'We'd Like to Say Peoplekind'
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau: Not Mankind, 'We'd Like to Say Peoplekind'

In case you haven't heard, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing ridicule online after he made an off-the-cuff remark during a town hall event in Edmonton on February 1. They jokingly said Trudeau wanted to rename Manitoba "Peopletoba" to make the name of the province gender neutral . In the Oxford Dictionary, this is the definition of mankind : "Human beings considered collectively; the human race".

Global Media Morgan Tsvangirai's health has deteriorated rapidly
Author: 0 Morgan Tsvangirai's health has deteriorated rapidly

He is now at an undisclosed hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. His supporters should "brace for the worst", a source told Reuters news agency. Media reported this week that his condition had deteriorated in recent days, but the 65-year-old Tsvangirai refuted the claims in a post on Twitter saying he was shocked to read that he was critically ill.

Global Media Viral video sparks legal warning reminder about sharing child porn
Author: 0 Viral video sparks legal warning reminder about sharing child porn

Over the past 72 hours, a disturbing string of facebook messages containing child pornography has been spreading through social media. "It is sick, and whenever we share these sick images we again we are putting them in the hands of the people that the stuff was created for and we do not want to do that", said Shreveport Police Spokesperson, Corporal Angie Whillhite.

Global Media Aiyaary: Sidharth Malhotra's military thriller cleared by CBFC after modifications
Author: 0 Aiyaary: Sidharth Malhotra's military thriller cleared by CBFC after modifications

Mid-Day reports that a screening of " Aiyaary " took place over the weekend with Revising Committee of Ministry of I&B, which was also attended by officials from the Defense Ministry. On rumours that Aiyaary could be released tax-free, Sidharth says, "No, we haven't spoken about it yet". The film is about the relationship between a mentor and his protege and Bajpayee says throughout his life, he had great mentors, beginning theatre director Barry John, who showed faith in him even though ...

Global Media In Historic First, Saudi Arabia Allows Flights to Israel Over Its Airspace
Author: 0 In Historic First, Saudi Arabia Allows Flights to Israel Over Its Airspace

Saudi Arabia has granted Air India approval to operate the first direct flights to Israel over its airspace. Air India was awaiting clearance from the Indian aviation regulator to fly over Saudi Arabia, the spokesman said. Israeli media, in unsourced reports, said Riyadh had granted the necessary flyover rights, which would shorten the flight time from New Delhi by more than two hours.

Global Media Pakistan court announces student lynching verdict
Author: 0 Pakistan court announces student lynching verdict

Mashal, a journalism student of the Abdul Wali Khan University in Mardan, was lynched on April 13 past year by a violent mob on allegations of committing blasphemy, however, investigators found no proof of blasphemy and ruled that the murder was politically motivated.

Global Media Rain, snow mix brings icy roadways; prompts many area schools to close
Author: 0 Rain, snow mix brings icy roadways; prompts many area schools to close

The advisory is in effect 6 a.m.to 3 p.m. Wednesday , with an inch or two of snow is projected from the storm. This would mean a relatively wet snow for most places with temperatures hovering near 32 degrees. Those areas could see around a tenth of an inch or a quarter inch of ice. Drivers should plan for extra travel time. Snow will switch to freezing rain and sleet across the Laurel Highlands and southern counties.

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