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Global Media Democrats see partisanship in GOP Pennsylvania district map
Author: 0 Democrats see partisanship in GOP Pennsylvania district map

A better scenario would be for Gov. Tom Wolf or the court to signal to the Legislature that a map will not be approved unless it strictly conforms to the Pennsylvania Constitution's mandate of "compact and contiguous territory ... Any redrawing could have significant implications not only for the state but for national politics as well, as Democrats hope to chip away at a Republican majority in the House.

Global Media Kentucky man kills four people and himself, police say
Author: 0 Kentucky man kills four people and himself, police say

This is one of the most disturbing acts of violence I have ever seen", he added. Authorities in eastern Kentucky are characterizing the shooting deaths of five people over the weekend as a murder-suicide involving family members. Deputies say two additional victims, along with the suspect identified as Joseph Nickell, were found dead inside an apartment. Authorities found the suspect's vehicle at an apartment complex in Paintsville, along with the suspect's body the two other victims.

Global Media Queensland storm: Man shocked while showering, 60000 homes without power
Author: 0 Queensland storm: Man shocked while showering, 60000 homes without power

Queensland ambulance said the man was said to be conscious and breathing, but suffering from leg pain, and had been taken to the Prince Charles Hospital with non life-threatening injuries. "Crews are out there but power will not be on in many places 2nite", it said. About 55,000 homes in Logan and about 32,000 in Brisbane were plunged into darkness after more than 265,000 lightning strikes were recorded.

Author: 0 Turkish soldiers killed, 11 injured in Afrin

The United States backed the plea but Russian Federation - a longtime ally of Syria's government - shrugged it off. The United States said Syrian pro-government forces initiated an attack on the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).

Global Media North Korea Proposes Inter-Korean Leaders Summit
Author: 0 North Korea Proposes Inter-Korean Leaders Summit

And despite the ongoing tension between the USA and North Korea, Pence could very well bump into members of the North Korean delegation - led by Kim Yo Jong , the sister of authoritarian leader Kim Jong Un , and his ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong Nam - at the games.

Global Media Japan anxious Korean thaw will melt united front against Pyongyang
Author: 0 Japan anxious Korean thaw will melt united front against Pyongyang

Kim Yo Jong offered an invitation from her brother for Moon to visit the North , in the strongest sign yet of an expanding diplomatic opening opposed by the U.S. Even now Moon's government has to maneuver between various positions, as reflected in the contrasting statements the president gives when addressing different audiences, the expert said.

Global Media NBC apologizes to Koreans for Japan comment
Author: 0 NBC apologizes to Koreans for Japan comment

Ramo made the comment after noting that Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in attendance. The statement specifically apologized to Koreans who had been "insulted" by Ramo's comments. "Any reasonable person familiar with the history of Japanese imperialism, and the atrocities it committed before and during WWII, would find such statement deeply hurtful and outrageous", the petition reads while flatly rejecting the analyst's remarks.

Global Media Teacher fired after posting her same-sex wedding pictures online
Author: 0 Teacher fired after posting her same-sex wedding pictures online

Jocelyn Morffi, our first grade teacher". A spokesperson for the Archdiocese of Miami told WPLG Morffi "broke the contract she signed when she began teaching at a Catholic school". "If something along the way does not continue to stay within that contract, then we have no other choice", Agosta said. But a Miami-Dade County ordinance does exempt religious institutions from certain provisions.

Global Media The US government shuts down for the second time in 2018
Author: 0 The US government shuts down for the second time in 2018

Those conservatives were mainly angry about non-military spending increases. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday announced a "bipartisan agreement" between Republicans and Democrats on a two-year budget deal just two days before the deadline for another government shutdown .

Global Media Trump to Democrats: 'No memo for you!'
Author: 0 Trump to Democrats: 'No memo for you!'

The letter notes that due to the "public interest in transparency in these unprecedented circumstances", justice department officials would be made available to offer "technical assistance" to edit the memo for potential release. "Millions of Americans are asking one simple question: what is he hiding?" Schumer also said in a statement. The Democratic counter-memo deserves to be read by Americans, "once the necessary redactions have been made", says Rep.

Global Media Sword-attacker shot after wounding four
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District police chief Muhammad Firman Lukmanul Hakim said the suspect, who suffered gunshot wounds to his legs, is being held at Bhayangkara Hospital, where he is also being treated. Church security tried to prevent the attacker from entering the church, but he forced his way in, police officials told CNN Indonesia.Police opened fire on the attacker, who's been hospitalized, it said.

Author: 0 Kim Yo-Jong invites South Korea's Moon to North Korea

Pence and his wife, Karen, reportedly were the only people in that suite not to stand for the Korean delegation, which was made up of South Korean and North Korean athletes during the parade. On Friday, the Olympics opening ceremony began with athletes from the rivaling countries marching together under a flag representing the unification of North and South Korea; President Moon described the games as a " festival and celebration of peace ".

Global Media Safe return needed for Rohingya refugees - Johnson
Author: 0 Safe return needed for Rohingya refugees - Johnson

The arrests were "not because of Reuters news". "As more evidence comes out about the pre-planning and intent of the Myanmar armed forces to wipe out Rohingya villages and their inhabitants, the global community ... Prosecutors are seeking to charge Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo under Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, which dates back to the time of colonial British rule and carries a maximum 14-year prison sentence.

Global Media Kim Jong Un Invites South Korean President Moon Jae-in To Pyongyang
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Seohyun, a member of South Korean pop group Girls' Generation, hugs a North Korean singer during the Samjiyon Orchestra's performance in Seoul on February 11, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump and the North Korean leadership traded insults and threats of nuclear war as tensions rose, with Trump repeatedly dismissing the prospect or value of talks with North Korea.

Global Media Assam: Four elephants die, two injured after train hits herd in Nagaon
Author: 0 Assam: Four elephants die, two injured after train hits herd in Nagaon

On December 10 previous year, at least five adult elephants and a calf died after the Guwahati-Naharlagun Express hit them at Balipara in Assam's Sonitpur district. "It is only because of the close coordination between field level officials of the forest and railway departments that 200 incidents have been prevented this year alone", NFR spokesperson Pranav Jyoti Sharma said.

Global Media President Abbas and India's Premier meeting focus of dailies — Newspaper Review
Author: 0 President Abbas and India's Premier meeting focus of dailies — Newspaper Review

In his keynote address at the World Government Summit in Dubai, he said the government's e-market programme of GEM has witnessed transactions worth Rs 4,500 crores in a very short span of time. Modi said due to technology-enabled GEM, even smallest of traders can sell their goods using this platform. "I believe this temple will not be only unique in terms of architecture and splendour, but will also give a message of "Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam" to people across the world", he added.

Global Media Israeli air strikes against Syria 'biggest since 1982'
Author: 0 Israeli air strikes against Syria 'biggest since 1982'

Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah group said the downing of the plane marked the "start of a new strategic phase" that would limit Israel's ability to enter Syrian airspace. The F-16 crashed on its return from the mission, coming down in an empty field near Harduf, east of Haifa. The area was quiet by mid-afternoon. Noting that Israel uses advanced electronic technology to distract and confuse the Sa-5 and S-300, in the end, the most advanced technology can not guarantee a 100% protection ...

Global Media Trump Insists Hicks Is 'Fantastic' Amid Porter Response Debacle
Author: 0 Trump Insists Hicks Is 'Fantastic' Amid Porter Response Debacle

The actress on Friday fueled allegations that President Trump is having an affair, suggesting his lover is White House Communications Director Hope Hicks . President Trump , as has been very clearly noted over the past day, didn't say a word about the women speaking out against Porter, and according to one report , has questioned their credibility in private.

Global Media US President signs major budget bill
Author: 0 US President signs major budget bill

The debate in the upper house of Congress over a bipartisan budget deal that will unlock funding for federal agencies is scheduled to restart at 12:01 a.m., according to a message on the Senate website . "I want people to feel uncomfortable, I want them to respond to people who say: How is it that you were against President Obama's deficits and are now in favor of Republican deficits?" It wasn't Paul, after all, who brought the government to the brink of shutdown by stalling for weeks ...

Author: 0 Syria regime strikes kill six civilians in Ghouta: monitor

It is fighting the Kurdish People's Protection Units that control the area because they are affiliated to the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD), the Syrian arm of the Kurdish Workers Party the PKK, both of which Ankara categorises as terrorist groups.

Global Media Jayhawks now a 2 seed in eyes of NCAA Tournament selection committee
Author: 0 Jayhawks now a 2 seed in eyes of NCAA Tournament selection committee

Auburn and Tennessee are the only two teams for the SEC ranked in the Tournament's top 16 seeds in the early NCAA Bracket show. The one seed in Auburn's bracket in Xavier. Texas Tech, 4. As for Kansas' standing as a No. 2 seed , the Jayhawks now have nine Quadrant 1 victories - tied with Villanova for the most in the country - and still have an impressive overall resume despite their recent struggles.

Global Media Former Patriot Christian Fauria Does Racist Radio Impression Of Tom Brady's Agent
Author: 0 Former Patriot Christian Fauria Does Racist Radio Impression Of Tom Brady's Agent

The prankster sent the text message chain to WEEI's Kirk and Callahan, who posted it on Twitter; the Herald then pulled the column and Borges' column was suspended . Fauria began reading the comments in a normal voice, but slipped back into his accent once because, he said, "It's more fun this way". In a segment during the show, I impersonated agent Don Yee in an insensitive and regrettable way.

Global Media Shutdown reveals Senate in disarray
Author: 0 Shutdown reveals Senate in disarray

Republicans, though, are pushing for a bigger boost on the defense side, saying discretionary spending limits have fallen disproportionately on the military since 2011, when lawmakers approved the caps. Aspokesman for the libertarian-leaning Paul said the lawmaker is pushing for an amendment to restore the budget caps. The bill now moves to the House .

Global Media 19 killed, dozens hurt in HK double-decker bus crash
Author: 0 19 killed, dozens hurt in HK double-decker bus crash

A press release from Hong Kong authorities today revealed that 18 perished at the scene of the accident. The driver of the bus was arrested on Saturday evening for risky driving. He also called for action on the issue of Hong Kong drivers working too many hours. City leader Carrie Lam, who visited survivors at the Prince of Wales Hospital late on Saturday, expressed "deep sorrow" and pledged there would be an independent investigation.

Author: 0 Turkish Warplanes Pound Syria's Afrin District

Sunday's announcement brings to 31 the number of Turkish soldiers killed since the operation against the Syrian Kurdish militia started on January 20 with Ankara's cross-border incursion into the enclave of Afrin. The Turkish president said, "We might lose a helicopter but they'll pay the price for this". Turkey continued its operations Sunday, targeting YPG areas with air and artillery strikes.

Global Media Olimpiadi. Arrivata la delegazione della Nord Corea
Author: 0 Olimpiadi. Arrivata la delegazione della Nord Corea

Intanto, ha sfilato alla parata militare (sostenuta da Kim Jong Un per festeggiare i 70 anni dalla nascita delle forze armate) l'Hwasong-15, il missile famoso per essere stato ripetutamente testato nello scorso anno. La delegazione della Corea del Nord ha raggiunto l'aeroporto internazionale di Incheon, in base alle immagini diffuse dalle tv sudcoreane, a bordo dell'"Air Force Kim", come è stato ribattezzato il jet personale del leader Kim Jong-un.

Global Media S.Korean president to meet high-ranking DPRK delegation on February 10
Author: 0 S.Korean president to meet high-ranking DPRK delegation on February 10

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited the South's President Moon Jae-in for a summit in Pyongyang Saturday, Seoul said, even as the USA warned against falling for Pyongyang's Olympic charm offensive. That stance, though, could complicate South Korea's relations with the United States. Speaking at his swearing in ceremony a year ago, Moon said he would be willing to travel to Pyongyang "under the right conditions", adding that "for peace on the Korean Peninsula, I will do everything that ...

Global Media North Korea invites South Korean president to visit
Author: 0 North Korea invites South Korean president to visit

Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon (R) shakes hands with Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, during a lunch meeting in Seoul on February 11, 2018. After months of silence on whether it would even take part in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South, which had their opening ceremony Friday, the Games have driven a rapprochement on the peninsula, while the North's athletes, performers, and delegates have dominated the headlines.

Global Media Netanyahu says Israel undeterred after Syria shoots down F-16
Author: 0 Netanyahu says Israel undeterred after Syria shoots down F-16

Then came reports of Benjamin Netanyahu , the Israeli prime minister, constantly holding security meetings with military and other staff, imaginably anxious, and struggling to look composed in a political and military field of fight where, with Russian military presence, he has little room to wiggle.

Global Media Second White House Official Resigns Over Abuse Claims
Author: 0 Second White House Official Resigns Over Abuse Claims

He says "some are true and some are false" but says there's "no recovery for someone falsely accused". CNN previously reported that a source familiar with the matter said Porter's ex-girlfriend called White House counsel Donald McGahn in recent weeks to inform him of abuse allegations, and added that whatever McGahn did with the information clearly wasn't enough.

Global Media Iran, Turkey Call for Promotion of Ties to Strategic Level
Author: 0 Iran, Turkey Call for Promotion of Ties to Strategic Level

Rouhani called for further promotion of economic relations and said immediate use of national currencies of Iran and Turkey in their economic exchanges could speed up the expansion process. Maintaining independence of countries and their geographical borders will help promote stability in the region, he said. He also hailed the summit of OIC member states in Istanbul, saying that the event produced good results and foiled the plots against the region.

Global Media Penny Mordaunt warns charities could have funding cut over 'safeguarding issues'
Author: 0 Penny Mordaunt warns charities could have funding cut over 'safeguarding issues'

He said the department acknowledged that hundreds of Oxfam staff had done nothing wrong, "but the handling by the senior team about this investigation and their openness with us and the charity commission showed a lack of judgement". The move follows growing pressure on the charity after an investigation by The Times found young sex workers were hired by senior staff in Haiti after the 2010 natural disaster which devastated the island and left up to 300,000 people dead.

Global Media Grand Canyon helicopter crash kills at least three
Author: 0 Grand Canyon helicopter crash kills at least three

The helicopter had been carrying a pilot and six passengers. The crash took place at around 5:20 p.m. local time, but by Sunday morning rescue teams were still struggling to get the four survivors - all with level 1 injuries, the most serious category - to safety.

Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president to visit him in Pyongyang

Still, it wouldn't be South Korea if people weren't asking the perennial question when it comes to North Korea changing gears and showering its rival with apparent affection: What's in it for Pyongyang? The VP made his intentions abundantly obvious upon landing at Osan Air Force Base: 'We'll continue to seize every opportunity to ensure that North Korea does not use the powerful imagery and backdrop of the Olympics to paper over an appalling record of human rights and a pattern of ...

Global Media Kim Jong Un invites S. Korea's Moon to Pyongyang
Author: 0 Kim Jong Un invites S. Korea's Moon to Pyongyang

This would be the first meeting between Korean leaders in more than a decade, and it marks a significant, if at present mostly symbolic, step toward rapprochement on the divided peninsula. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife arrived after the handshakes. The two Koreas technically remain at war, as the Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.

Global Media Plane crashes shortly after takeoff from Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, 71 feared dead
Author: 0 Plane crashes shortly after takeoff from Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, 71 feared dead

A Russian plane has crashed after taking off from Moscow, according to Russian media. "The airplane reportedly crashed outside Argunovo village in the Moscow region". "First it was used by Rossiya Airlines where it carried out worldwide flights among others and later it was given to Saratov Airlines", he said. The wreckage of the plane was spread over a wide area around the crash site.

Global Media PM Modi delivers keynote address in UAE
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On Saturday evening, Prime Minister Modi arrived in the UAE after completing a successful historic visit in Palestine. Indian PM assured President Abbas that India stood by Palestine and that India was ready to support the country's just cause.

Global Media Another White House Official Resigns Amid Abuse Accusations
Author: 0 Another White House Official Resigns Amid Abuse Accusations

The most recent example of this trend has played out over the last 72 hours - as Trump has repeatedly noted that Rob Porter , his former staff secretary, denies the charges of physical and emotional abuse levied against him by both of his ex-wives as well as a former girlfriend.

Global Media Condolences pour in as Pakistan mourns Asma Jahangir's sudden demise
Author: 0 Condolences pour in as Pakistan mourns Asma Jahangir's sudden demise

She co-founded the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in 1987. Jahangir, a human rights lawyer, was also Pakistan's first woman to serve the President of Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan. Her daughter Muneezay is a TV anchor. She was critical of the Supreme Court for "judicial activism" and also criticised the apex court for disqualifying Nawaz Sharif from the office of prime minister in July a year ago.

Global Media Access Bank/Lagos City Marathon: Participants defy early morning downpour
Author: 0 Access Bank/Lagos City Marathon: Participants defy early morning downpour

In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruna, the governor was anxious about Nigerian athletes not winning the star prize but rather athletes from East Africa. "For the 10 Km race which is indigenous, we will try to increase the price money to encourage our athletes, they deserve more appreciation". Speaking on the performance of the marathoners and the hosting activities put up by Lagos State, Ambode said that the epoch event could only get better.

Global Media Kuwait- Nine Turkish forces killed, 11 injured in Afrin - army
Author: 0 Kuwait- Nine Turkish forces killed, 11 injured in Afrin - army

The Turkish army, which launched an air and ground offensive into the Afrin region on January 20, said it had conducted further air strikes on Kurdish fighters there. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , which monitors the war, said Deir el-Zour province continues to be tense following the foiled attack and the USA response, and said there were reports of a new mobilization to the area.

Global Media Jammu woman dies in shelling as Pak violates ceasefire again
Author: 0 Jammu woman dies in shelling as Pak violates ceasefire again

The Pakistan army had used the ATMGs during heavy shelling on an Indian Armyteam along the LoC in Rajouri district of J&K last Sunday in which four army men including a captain were killed, the sources said. Besides, Pakistani troops also launched mortar shells in Khadi Karmara and Chakan Da Bagh forward areas in Poonch on Saturday. At least 10 Pakistani soldiers and 9 Indians have died in ceasefire violations on the LoC this year, Hindustan Times reported.

Global Media Led Coalition Strikes Pro-Assad Forces in Syria
Author: 0 Led Coalition Strikes Pro-Assad Forces in Syria

The combination of air and artillery strikes came after pro-regime troops attacked the compound of the Syrian Democratic Forces in Khusham, Syria , according to a military spokesman. She added the Pentagon was happy with the fact that the Russian military hadn't attacked the US-led coalition. In particular, coalition has accused allied forces of regime of Bashar al-Assad to attack on Wednesday a FDS located just eight kilometres from agreed line to separate both fronts in Euphrates valley.

Global Media Will campaign for TMC if Mamata Banerjee calls me: Hardik Patel
Author: 0 Will campaign for TMC if Mamata Banerjee calls me: Hardik Patel

Patel said "I will definitely come as Didi has urged me to campaign for Trinamool Congress in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections". Warning of a dire situation if Prime Minister Narendra Modi gets another term, Patel told Catch, "If Modi comes to power in 2019, I will demand President's Rule and urge all regional parties to join hands".

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