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Global Media Suspects in brutal Livermore stabbing due in court Wednesday
Author: 0 Suspects in brutal Livermore stabbing due in court Wednesday

The victim had been out in cold weather for several hours and had dragged herself about 91 metres before she was found, according to the Alameda County sheriff's Office. Authorities said she had been beaten and stabbed- mortally wounded. Cuesta was airlifted to hospital (above) but died about two hours later. Daniel Gross , 19, and his girlfriend, Melissa Leonardo , 25, were both arrested over Cuesta's brutal murder.

Author: 0 Tillerson urges Gulf states to resolve Qatar diplomatic dispute

His final stop will be Thursday in Turkey, which sees US support for Kurdish militia in Syria as a grave national security threat. The US officials said Tillerson will repeat warnings for Turkey to show restraint in military operations in Kurdish areas of Syria.

Global Media Donald Trump Jr. rips Adam Rippon over Mike Pence drama
Author: 0 Donald Trump Jr. rips Adam Rippon over Mike Pence drama

Since winning the bronze medal in team figure skating and becoming America's early darling of the games, Rippon has tried to distance himself from the early narrative. This meanwhile is the fourth major sports feud that the Trump administration has become embroiled in this year. Following their 2017 NBA Championship victory, The Golden State Warriors were slated to visit the White House, as they had done during the Obama administration in 2016.

Global Media Piers Morgan claims former Trump staffer Omarosa called him a 'f**king faggot'
Author: 0 Piers Morgan claims former Trump staffer Omarosa called him a 'f**king faggot'

Trump made a grave error putting Omarosa in the West Wing, he said , and now "she's squealing like a canary and taking them all down, as of course she was going to". "As bad as y'all think Trump is, you would be anxious about Pence". "I don't. I think that Mike Pence, say what you will about Mike Pence and his religiosity and everything else, I don't think that he's mentally ill even though he says he is hearing voices".

Global Media House Republicans launch investigation into White House's handling of domestic abuse scandal
Author: 0 House Republicans launch investigation into White House's handling of domestic abuse scandal

Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) expressed his frustration with the White House's hiring of Rob Porter , the now-former Trump White House staff secretary accused of domestic abuse. But when asked if she was concerned for top White House aide Hope Hicks, who reportedly was dating Porter, Conway said no because "I've rarely met somebody so strong with such excellent instincts and loyalty and smarts".

Global Media Police urge graft charges against Netanyahu; process may take months
Author: 0 Police urge graft charges against Netanyahu; process may take months

Critics see the legal measure as an attempt to protect Netanyahu , who could face public pressure to resign in light of the allegations. Police have been investigating Netanyahu over suspicions that he received expensive gifts, including pricey cigars, from wealthy supporters such as Hollywood producer Arnon Milchan and Australian billionaire James Packer.

Global Media Trump, lawmakers meet at White House on addressing trade imbalances
Author: 0 Trump, lawmakers meet at White House on addressing trade imbalances

Most Democrats voiced support for the president's action on metals, and Republicans, with the exception of Senator Rob Portman of OH, urged caution. Trump was presented last month with two Commerce Department reports concerning alleged Chinese subsidies for steel and aluminum exports, whose findings had not been made public.

Global Media Bill and Melinda Gates take on tough questions about their giving
Author: 0 Bill and Melinda Gates take on tough questions about their giving

Are we working with people on the ground? "We keep talking to them because if the USA cuts back on its investments overseas, people in other countries will die, and Americans will be worse off", Bill added. "The questions that we get from other people - they sharpen our focus and they help us hone what we're doing", Melinda Gates said in their office overlooking Lake Washington outside Seattle.

Global Media Accident causes BA delays at Heathrow
Author: 0 Accident causes BA delays at Heathrow

A man in his 40s suffered a cardiac arrest and died, despite attempts to save him at the airfield and on the way to hospital. "He has since died". "We have apologised to customers for the delay to a small number of our flights this morning, following an incident involving two operational vehicles at the airport", he said.

Global Media Cyclone Gita: worst storm in over 60 years destroys Tonga
Author: 0 Cyclone Gita: worst storm in over 60 years destroys Tonga

Today, the Pacific Ocean nation looked more like a nightmare, with around 40 percent of homes damaged and felled trees marking flooded roads. The Minister of Disaster Management, Poasi Tei, said teams of government assessors had been dispatched to villages and towns to report on damage caused by the category four cyclone.

Global Media France will strike Syria if use of chemical weapons proven
Author: 0 France will strike Syria if use of chemical weapons proven

According to the report, Russian Federation failed to curb the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons. But Macron said that the evidence so far is not conclusive on WMD use by Damascus and he said that proof of chemical weapons use is "no established" as yet by French intelligence and military agencies.

Global Media Hawks raid Guptas' Saxonwold home
Author: 0 Hawks raid Guptas' Saxonwold home

The early-morning raid, which the police's elite Hawks unit said resulted in three arrests, took place amid reports Zuma was preparing to tell South Africa he was stepping down after nine years in office dogged by scandal and economic stagnation.

Global Media Oxfam suffers major loss of donors after reports of sexual misconduct scandal
Author: 0 Oxfam suffers major loss of donors after reports of sexual misconduct scandal

Bibeau said an interview Tuesday. The actress later said on Twitter that she was "devastated by the response" of Oxfam which she had been "raising awareness for since I was nine years old". Helen Evans, who was in charge of investigating allegations against Oxfam staff members between 2012 and 2015, told Channel 4 television that abuse cases she had heard of included a woman who had been coerced to have sex in exchange for aid.

Global Media A Field Guide To The Senate's Immigration Proposals
Author: 0 A Field Guide To The Senate's Immigration Proposals

From there, a lot will be up to senators. Different amendments will be offered that will compete for 60 votes, the threshold to advance legislation in the Senate. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has said the upper chamber will vote on any proposal that garners 60 votes. Even Sunday, leadership aides weren't able to say entirely how the week would go.

Global Media Muslim Bomber Gets Multiple Life Sentences For NYC, NJ Attacks
Author: 0 Muslim Bomber Gets Multiple Life Sentences For NYC, NJ Attacks

Rahimi, a 30-year-old US citizen born in Afghanistan, said that he had been "harassed" by authorities while travelling because of his Muslim appearance after he started practicing the religion. Ahmad Khan Rahami, an Afghan-born U.S. citizen, appears in court. Discs of the materials were found in two inmates' possession. "There is no comparison between the grievances that you may feel and the actions you took", he said.

Global Media Syria threatens 'more surprises' following downing of Israeli warplane
Author: 0 Syria threatens 'more surprises' following downing of Israeli warplane

Such was the case with the Sydney Morning Herald 's republication of the Washington Post 's coverage of an Iranian drone incursion into Israeli airspace and the subsequent Israeli military response. Notably, Hezbollah declared the downing of the Israeli jet marked the start of a " new strategic phase". The downing by Syria of the Israeli jet worked to deflate that narrative, particularly since it was only the first time Syria was actively confronting intruding Israeli aircraft.

Global Media Off-duty Chicago Police Officer killed
Author: 0 Off-duty Chicago Police Officer killed

Bauer of the 18th District in a press conference Tuesday evening. Bauer, a 31-year veteran, was in the area, overheard police radio transmission and confronted the individual, Johnson said. The I-Team has learned the officer was shot twice in the head. "We just wanted to do a street stop on him and he took off on me". He was on the stretcher, there was blood and they were doing (CPR).

Global Media Obama Portraits Inspire Amusing Memes on Twitter
Author: 0 Obama Portraits Inspire Amusing Memes on Twitter

Obama picked Amy Sherald . At Monday's ceremony, Barack Obama thanked Sherald for painting his wife "so spectacularly" and capturing the "grace, beauty, intelligence, charm, and hotness of the woman that I love". The president's portrait will have a permanent home in the Portrait Gallery's recently renovated "America's Presidents" exhibition and Mrs. Obama's will be on view in the recent acquisitions section of the museum through November 2018.

Global Media S.Africa's ANC orders Zuma to resign as president
Author: 0 S.Africa's ANC orders Zuma to resign as president

The ANC's "recall" of Zuma on Tuesday does not legally require him to step down, but it signaled that he had lost the support of the party's top brass and means that surviving a no-confidence vote will be near impossible. The ANC could "recall" Zuma, which would pressure him to resign before his term ends next year. Ramaphosa, the deputy president, must revive the economy and crack down on what he has admitted is rampant government corruption if he is to boost the party's tarnished ...

Global Media Intel chiefs: Don't be fooled by North Korea's 'smile campaign'
Author: 0 Intel chiefs: Don't be fooled by North Korea's 'smile campaign'

Top intelligence officials said on Tuesday that Russian Federation is likely to use bots and people susceptible to their messages to continue to reach their goal of weakening faith in American democracy . Coats said that effort would include the US elections in November, when Republican control of the House of Representatives and Senate are at stake, as well as a host of positions in state governments.

Global Media Billions pledged for Iraq's post-ISIL reconstruction
Author: 0 Billions pledged for Iraq's post-ISIL reconstruction

The head of the U.N.'s mine-clearing agency in Iraq says it will have to reassess priorities with the government in Baghdad if a major donors conference fails to drum up enough funds for the country as it rebuilds. The New York Times has suggested failure to obtain the vast sums needed for reconstruction represents "a humiliating blow for the Iraqi government" and could threaten the future of Iraq's Prime Minister, Haider Al-Abadi.

Global Media US Reaper drone destroys Russian-made tank in Syria
Author: 0 US Reaper drone destroys Russian-made tank in Syria

USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson is headed to the area this week so perhaps we'll get some clarity on our nation's foreign policy goals. "The Russians told us they had no forces there initially". The Trump administration is under investigation for alleged collusion with Moscow during the USA presidential campaign to tilt the election in Trump's favor, and a Senate committee found that Russian Federation had acted to influence the 2016 U.S.

Global Media Judge: DACA to Stay, Trump's Evidence to Repeal -
Author: 0 Judge: DACA to Stay, Trump's Evidence to Repeal - "Erroneous"

Garaufis of the US District Court for the Eastern District of NY issued an injunction barring the Trump administration's plans to end the program on Tuesday. Trump and his Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, had sought to justify DACA's end by saying the program was illegal and they risked legal challenges by keeping it running.

Global Media Pence raises prospect of talks with North Korea amid 'intensified' pressure
Author: 0 Pence raises prospect of talks with North Korea amid 'intensified' pressure

The visit of the delegation, which included North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister, Kim Yo Jong , intrigued many in South Korea, but also met scepticism about the North's willingness to give up its pursuit of nuclear weapons. "I never thought I would visit (the South) so suddenly and believed much would be unusual and different but I saw many things that were similar or the same", said Kim Yo Jong in a toast during Sunday's dinner, adding she hoped to meet the "friendly faces" ...

Global Media Cong Wants PM To Explain Bhagwat Comment On Indian Army
Author: 0 Cong Wants PM To Explain Bhagwat Comment On Indian Army

The party spokesperson Mrityunjay Tiwari said Bhagwat's claim was a insult to the Indian Army and demanded an apology from him. Amid the controversy over a statement by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat , Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has said that it is not a matter of controversy if an organisation says that it eager to safeguard the borders.

Global Media Three Britons killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash named
Author: 0 Three Britons killed in Grand Canyon helicopter crash named

They were killed instantly. Three other British people were taken to hospital. Ms Dobson had worked as a receptionist at Vets4Pets in Worthing, Surrey. Hualapai Police chief Francis Bradley said: "It's a very tragic incident". National Weather Service meteorologists in Flagstaff and Phoenix said wind conditions were an estimated 10 miles per hour with gusts of 20 miles per hour around the time of the crash.

Global Media South Africa's ANC executives to decide on President Jacob Zuma's future
Author: 0 South Africa's ANC executives to decide on President Jacob Zuma's future

Other options for his removal include impeachment proceedings in parliament or a vote on an opposition-sponsored motion of no confidence that is scheduled for February 22. The demonstrations would have been timed to coincide with a parliamentary vote of no-confidence on February 22. Zuma had been due to officiate at a diplomatic awards ceremony in Cape Town on Saturday, according to his office, but that event has been postponed.

Global Media Winter Olympics 2018: Joint Korean march gave me goosebumps, says International Olympic Committee boss
Author: 0 Winter Olympics 2018: Joint Korean march gave me goosebumps, says International Olympic Committee boss

Spectators were visibly moved, HuffPost Korea reported, with some in the audience tearing up at the sight. The games are taking place amid an worldwide standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons, but I thought the official role of the Olympics was for us to have a place where we leave all that stuff at home? The games already have became a diplomatic feat as much as an athletic one.

Global Media Mehsud group chief Sajna killed in USA drone strike, TTP confirms
Author: 0 Mehsud group chief Sajna killed in USA drone strike, TTP confirms

Omar Zawak, the provincial government spokesman, confirmed the incident, saying the Taliban also assaulted the NDS Center while the insider attack was under way, sparking fierce clashes with Afghan security guards. However, the Pakistani media had reported earlier that Sajna came under the attack in Afghanistan's eastern Paktika province, bordering Pakistan.

Global Media PyeongChang 2018: 6 things you did not know
Author: 0 PyeongChang 2018: 6 things you did not know

GANGNEUNG, South Korea - North and South Korea competed together for the first time at an Olympics on Saturday, February 10, as the first of 102 gold medals were decided against a fast-moving backdrop of diplomatic maneuvering. In its first reports about the Games, North Korea's state-run media slammed U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday for what it called "shameful" and "snobbish" behavior not in line with the spirit of the Olympics.

Global Media Badgers have no luck against MI in 83-72 loss
Author: 0 Badgers have no luck against MI in 83-72 loss

Looking to close the gap, Wisconsin looked to Ethan Happ, who scored the team's next seven points, but they couldn't keep up with the hot shooting of MI. Not even a 12-0 second-half run could lift the Badgers after a sluggish first half doomed them in an 83-72 loss to Michigan Sunday afternoon at the Kohl Center.

Global Media North Korea confirms dismissal of top military general
Author: 0 North Korea confirms dismissal of top military general

President Donald Trump's administration has taken a hard line on North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile program, saying there is no room for negotiations unless Pyongyang abandons it. The Trump impersonator was identified as American Dennis Alan, while the Kim Jong Un impersonator is from Australia. "Moon should be aware that he has to urge denuclearisation to North Korea by himself, not depending on dialogue between the USA and North Korea ".

Global Media Winter Olympics: Five gold medals up for grabs
Author: 0 Winter Olympics: Five gold medals up for grabs

The vice president and North Koreans are not expected to interact Saturday during events in Pyeongchang , according to a second US official. The invitation came during talks and a lunch Moon hosted with Kim Yo Jong , the younger sister of the North Korean leader, at the presidential Blue House in Seoul .

Global Media Tripura elections: Congress silent in campaigning to benefit CPI(M), alleges Amit Shah
Author: 0 Tripura elections: Congress silent in campaigning to benefit CPI(M), alleges Amit Shah

Tripura's leftist government had recently alleged that the Modi government was "lackadaisical" when it came to the matter of allotting funds to Tripura. "There is anger against the CPIM govt throughout the state, due to their misrule Tripura stands last, when it comes to development". The BJP President complained that a section of local administration officials are working at the behest of CPI (M) and appealed them to work impartially and adhere to the model code of conduct.

Global Media France FM visits Iraq to discuss reconstruction
Author: 0 France FM visits Iraq to discuss reconstruction

Millions of people were displaced, in particular in the Sunni north, as a result of the battles and thousands were killed. About 1,900 delegates have registered to attend the conference, representing foreign governments, private sector companies and global organisations, NIC head Sami Al Araji told the gathering at the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce.

Global Media Philippines to completely ban workers from working in Kuwait
Author: 0 Philippines to completely ban workers from working in Kuwait

Numerous workers reportedly suffer sexual abuse from their male employers. The Philippine Foreign Affairs Department said today authorities were repatriating 10,000 overstaying Filipinos from Kuwait, taking advantage of an amnesty programme arranged with the Kuwaiti government.

Global Media Turkey detains 666 over social media criticism of Afrin operation
Author: 0 Turkey detains 666 over social media criticism of Afrin operation

The countries are at odds on various issues, with the biggest problem being US support for the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). "We want concrete steps [from U.S.]". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Ankara. No dates have yet been confirmed for the Tillerson visit. As for the reason for the armed group's mobilisation to Afrin, he said is because they believe "their fellow Kurds" in Afrin to be under attack, referring to Turkey's Operation Olive Branch in the ...

Global Media Korea team concludes historic South trip
Author: 0 Korea team concludes historic South trip

During the weekend, my tour guide Cindy told me she was upset with South Korean President Moon Jae-in for welcoming such a large contingent from the North, including Kim's sister. Saturday's meeting follows a brief encounter between the two parties at the Opening Ceremony Friday, in which Moon twice shook hands with Kim Yo Jong .

Global Media South Africa: Mugabe 2.0, By Rafiq Raji
Author: 0 South Africa: Mugabe 2.0, By Rafiq Raji

The ANC NEC have been called to a special meeting in Pretoria on Monday afternoon, where it is believed that the agenda will be about Zuma's exit as president. Zuma has shrugged off a succession of scandals during his nine-year tenure as president, but pressure has been mounting on him to quit since Cyril Ramaphosa won control of the ruling party in December.

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