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Global Media Dole-7 won't process papers for Kuwait-bound OFWs
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Recruitment agencies, which collect full payment once workers start their employment, are incurring considerable costs in having paid for their training, as well as feeding and accommodating them while they wait to leave, he added. Demafelis' family lost contact with her in May 2016, about two years after she arrived in the Middle East, according to CNN Philippines . "So, definitely she was killed before she was placed in the freezer", Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Rene Villa said on ...

Global Media Lawmakers: President Trump open to 25-cent hike in gas tax
Author: 0 Lawmakers: President Trump open to 25-cent hike in gas tax

Sen. Tom Carper of DE said Trump told lawmakers in a White House meeting that he would be willing to provide leadership on gas tax hike, according to the Associated Press . As with all things politics, however, specific details on the proposed fuel tax vary depending on which side of the aisle is doing the talking. Trump said during the meeting he believed Republicans and Democrats could "find common ground" on infrastructure, adding, "We'll see how it all turns out".

Global Media North Korean cheerleaders appear at South Korean men's game
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The historic tally by American-born Griffin was cheered by South Koreans inside the Kwandong Hockey Centre and sent North Korea's "Army of Beauties", an all-female cheerleading delegation, into a flag-waving frenzy. With an assist by Brock Radunske, forward Cho Min-ho managed to place the puck into the Czech Republic's net. Still, "It's good that we scored a goal in the Olympics".

Global Media Trump Family Scare: Daughter-in-Law Exposed to Suspicious White Powder
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President Trump spoke with his daughter-in-law on Monday afternoon, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said , declining further comment on the investigation. The powder has since been deemed non-hazardous and it's still unclear what the substance was, or the motive behind the anonymous delivery. "Truly disgusting that certain individuals choose to express their opposing views with such disturbing behavior".

Global Media Modi invites Omani businesses to invest in India
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi capped a whirlwind visit to the UAE on Sunday, giving a keynote address as guest of honour at the World Government Summit in Dubai. But ties are also inextricably linked to the oil-based economy. He was accompanied by the King of Oman, Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said and other officials.

Global Media Kenyan court revokes deportation of opposition lawyer Miguna Miguna
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Justice Luka Kimaru quashed the action taken by Interior Cabinet secretary Fred Matiang'i and Director of the Immigration to revoke Miguna's citizenship and cancel his Kenyan passport. Soon after the judgement, Miguna, in a telephone interview, said the Government had no authority to withdraw his citizenship. Justice Kimaru said Miguna was deported while in the custody of the court and found Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet and Director of Criminal Investigation George Kinoti in ...

Global Media Barnaby Joyce says Malcolm Turnbull's comments were 'inept' and 'damaging'
Author: 0 Barnaby Joyce says Malcolm Turnbull's comments were 'inept' and 'damaging'

When some Australian members of Parliament floated such a plan after the initial Joyce revelations, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop commented , "the Government has no business interfering into people's personal lives and we wouldn't want to cross the line" ― but by Thursday, Turnbull had seemingly come around to the concept when he said he would add new lines to the ministerial standards.

Global Media Turkish army, FSA liberate 3 more villages in NW Syria
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The Turkish government considers the YPG an extension of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) which have led a long-armed insurgency for freedom against the Turkish state. If the Syrian Kurds feel threatened, the officials said, they will move their forces away from Islamic State fronts, prolonging the fight. He denies the charges but faces up to 142 years in prison if convicted.

Global Media Federal appeals court: Trump travel ban unconstitutional
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The 4th Circuit ruling went further than the earlier decision by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which found the ban violated federal immigration law but did not address whether it also violated the Constitution. It in large part suspended travel to the United States by nationals of five majority-Muslim countries covered under the previous travel bans - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria, and Yemen - as well as two new countries, Chad and North Korea.

Global Media North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will create two new command centre in Europe
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Turkey last month launched an operation in northern Syria against a Kurdish militia, the Syrian People's Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara blacklists as a terror group but which is closely allied with the U.S. "And us more secure", Stoltenberg stressed. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has cleared plans to establish two new commands in an effort to optimize maritime security, logistics and military mobility, DoD News reported Wednesday .

Global Media Pogba pleads with Man Utd boss Mourinho to rejig midfield structure
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Chelsea has a long history with the 22-year-old defender. The 24-year-old is often played in a deeper role alongside Nemanja Matic, but recent defeats have exposed United's failure to protect their defence. Dropping Pogba may not be the right statement to make at this time. It is also fair to say that Mourinho, who has often been criticised for being too cautious in "big" matches, is now being criticised for attempting to facilitate more attacking-minded players.

Global Media Nicolas Maduro vows to attend Summit of Americas
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Asked about not be invited to the April meeting in Peru's capital Lima on Thursday, Maduro promised he'd be there. "If the USA puts an oil embargo on us, we will take our boat and go somewhere else", Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said.

Global Media Long Island weather: Warmer temps to continue Thursday
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The storm, which dropped snow in its wake, brought three inches of new, natural snow to Snow Valley Mountain Resort, located at 35100 Highway 18 in Running Springs. Monday and Tuesday mornings are expected to be the coldest with lows nearing -30° in some locations. The storm likely will have moved on by Monday.

Global Media Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned about alleged shooter almost 5 months ago, tipster says
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He was eventually caught by police after attempting to flee to a neighborhood complex near the school. Yesterday, Jennifer Bloom Guttenberg and I lost our baby girl to a violent shooting at her school. Hogg credits a janitor with saving at least 40 students lives by instructing them to head to safety in a different direction, he explains in the interview, calling her actions "heroic".

Global Media Canada wants answers after Iran prison death
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Seyed-Emami was the managing director of the Persian Wildlife Heritage Foundation, an organization aimed at protecting Iran's rare animals, and a US-trained scholar in sociology. It would have been near impossible for him to commit suicide. Emami's death ignited waves of local and worldwide anger. "It is absolutely essential that you rely on my Instagram, Telegram and Twitter posts for official news relating to future findings".

Global Media Ethiopia's Prime Minister Desalegn resigns
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Mr Hailemariam said he will stay on as a caretaker prime minister until parliament and the EPRDF accept his resignation and choose a replacement. Remember he also ordered the closure of this notorious prison in Addis. I don't think the resignation is a sign that the hard-liners have won. But, according to Mohammed, whoever is appointed the next prime minister must "be a reformist with strong support to implement reforms".

Global Media Republicans Overtake Democrats Heading Into Midterms
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And they kept up during an early and absentee voting period that saw an unnaturally high turnout for a special election, besting Democrats as a party by almost 200 votes. A high percentage for a special election. Good is stepping into her role halfway through the legislative session. Shes the 41st Democrat in a 120-member House , with three vacant seats.

Global Media What would South Koreans ask a North Korean — The AP Asks
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To pave the way for the North's participation at Pyeongchang, South Korea had delayed the annual exercises with US forces, which usually take place between February and March, until after the Olympics . And their skill was on full display at the Gangneung Ice Arena, the judges awarding them 69.40 points, destroying their previous highest score of 65.25 and propelling them into the free-skate final in 11th place.

Global Media Jacob Zuma Has Officially Resigned
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Despite an earlier show of defiance, Zuma announced his resignation in a 30-minute farewell address to the nation on late Wednesday, just an hour before the deadline set for him by the ANC, in an effort to avoid dividing the party. "Leave 2019 aside, let us deal with the current moment and work together on how we are going to improve the lives of our people, rather than grandstanding", Ramaphosa told the members of parliament.

Global Media Ramaphosa new RSA president
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While Zuma said he respected the decision of the ruling party to recall him, he did not agree with the decision. Earlier on Wednesday, police raided on the Johannesburg home of the wealthy Gupta family . The successful conclusion of those talks paved the way for Mandela to sweep to power in 1994 as head of the victorious ANC after South Africa's first democratic vote.

Global Media From Trump, Nothing About Gun Control
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Authorities say a former student is charged with using an AR-15 to kill 17 people at the school. Lewis says the family - who he declined to identify - has been cooperating with law enforcement, who have been searching their home. "I want to speak now directly to America's children, especially those who feel lost, alone, confused or even scared: I want you to know that you are never alone and you never will be".

Global Media Dead, Gunman Arrested After Florida High School Shooting
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Williams thought Cruz was there to pick up a younger sibling. "I didn't believe it was actually happening", he said . Following a 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in CT that left 20 children and six adults dead, Obama announced that then-Vice President Joe Biden would lead an effort to develop a policy toward reducing gun violence.

Global Media Florida school shooting suspect is a white nationalist, group leader says
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Despite Trump's call for unity, members of Massachusetts' congressional delegation criticized the president for failing to address gun violence in his brief remarks. Colton Haab, a 17-year-old junior and football player who was close with Feis, said he heard the coach shielded three girls from gunfire. Neighbors and classmates knew he was a big problem.

Global Media Report confirms continuing rise in rents nationally
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Speaking about the report, a spokesperson for the Simon Communities in Ireland said the latest figures show that the Government's efforts to cap rent in so-called pressure zones, weren't working. However, he insisted the Government is taking measures to deal with the situation - including increasing housing supply and strengthening the powers of the Residential Tenancies Board to turn it into a "proper regulator".

Global Media Fannie Mae Wants Another Multi-Billion Taxpayer Bailout
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The latest period's results include a $9.9 billion provision for federal income taxes in the fourth quarter resulting from the remeasurement of the company's deferred tax assets due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Treasury since 2009, far more than the $119.8 billion it has received. Meanwhile, Freddie Mac is growing it single-family business and funded $344 billion in single-family mortgages in 2017.

Global Media Bhagwat has insulted our Army soldiers says Rahul
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The statement have received a huge backlash from all across the nation and sparked an outrage on social media. Restraining herself from commenting on the remarks made by Mohan Bhagwat , she said, "We can not comment on the RSS chief's statements as he is the head of our family".

Global Media Bannon Meets With House Lawmakers Investigating Russia
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It is part of our discussion but I am not sure. " Steve Bannon stonewalled the intel committee today", Democratic member Joaquin Castro said in a tweet. The nationalist American media executive will speak on March 6th about his time in Trump's White House, Weltwoche editor-in-chief and member of Switzerland's right-wing Swiss People's Party (SVP) Roger Köppel announced on Facebook.

Global Media Commonwealth Games organisers embarrassed after mistake in tickets discovered
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Ghana's Table Tennis team for the Commonwealth Games in Australia has been decided after 5 days of nerve-racking competition to select the best of the best to represent the nation . Queensland woman Tanya Mathers posted a photo of her tickets on Instagram and, after realising the day was wrong, said she would be arriving on "Wednesday just in case it's Thursday".

Global Media US Senate showdown over 'Dreamer' immigrants seen Thursday
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Even if the bipartisan immigration plan passes the Senate , it faces an uncertain fate in the House of Representatives, where Republicans hold a larger majority. Trump wants to aim US immigrant visas at high-skilled workers and allow in fewer relatives of legal immigrants. Instead, many Democrats say the proposal with the best chance of survival is a narrow one that addresses DACA alone or paired with border-security measures short of a physical wall.

Global Media 'Numerous' fatalities in Florida school shooting
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A classmate of the former student believed to have opened fire at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida , described the suspected shooter as "troubled" and claimed he would show him pictures of his gun. The shooting at a South Florida high school sent students rushing into the streets as SWAT team members swarmed in and locked down the building. Students were escorted by armed police out of the high school in a single file.

Global Media Pence: We Take Russia Meddling in US Elections 'Very Seriously'
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Russia , China, Iran and North Korea pose the greatest global cyberthreats, but terrorists, criminal organizations and even individuals are engaging in cyberoperations as well, Coats said . Many conservative leaders think Russian Federation has an important role to play in fighting Islamic extremists who threaten world peace. Coats said no single agency, but said that they were getting more support from the private sector (edge providers primarily).

Global Media Pellet gun causes Loch Raven High School lockdown
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Police officials said Thursday's incident highlights the importance of the see something, say something campaign. The student was reportedly arrested and charged with Possession of a Weapon on School Campus, a felony. No additional weapons were found. "I want to commend the staff at the high school for their actions and thank the Talladega Police for their quick response and help in ensuring our students' safety".

Global Media FBI Alerted To YouTube 'shooter' Post Last Year
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Neighbours and classmates knew he was a big problem. Trump plans to address the nation from the White House at 11 a.m. EST (1600 GMT), a spokeswoman said. "Potentially there could have been signs out there", Mr Runcie told reporters outside of the school. Following the tragic Parkland, Florida school shooting, Americans are asking themselves: Could it have been prevented? And it has now been claimed that the killer - who has since been charged - posted an ominous comment on a YouTube ...

Global Media Foreign Office: 'Russia was behind Ukraine cyber-attack'
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Ahmad. The UK's public attribution comes a month after United States reports that a classified CIA report concluded in November 2017 that Russia's foreign intelligence agency created and was responsible for the NotPetya attacks . With no specific evidence provided for the allegations, United Kingdom intelligence claimed that the Russian military was responsible for the attack , citing a statement by Britain's Foreign Office.

Global Media Watch President Trump address the nation after the Florida school massacre
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The school reportedly told teachers that the boy had threatened a number of students. Israel said that the shooting began outside of the school, and then Cruz allegedly moved inside of the school. Ted Deutch, D-Florida, joined Camerota on "New Day" and revealed that Hogg was serious about delivering his message to elected officials, on and off-camera.

Global Media UK's Boris Johnson seeks to reassure Brexit skeptics
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But Coffey's comments, which echo Environment Secretary Michael Gove's repeated commitment to deliverting a Green Brexit , came ahead of today's heavily-trailed speech from Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson , where he is expected to set out the case for a high degree of regulatory divergence from Brussels as part of a "liberal Brexit".

Global Media Germany Wants to Trial Free Public Transport to Eliminate Air Pollution
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Germany's latest, and more radical plans are similarly supposed to solve the lingering problem of air pollution in German cities, which recently prompted the threat of major European Union fines. Mayor of the German City of Bonn, Ashok Sridharan, doubts the ability of automobile manufacturers to help reverse the damage done to German air quality .

Global Media Houston Rockets sign 7-time All-Star Joe Johnson
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Griffin finished with 13 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists. Lowry made four 3-pointers, and he and Ibaka each grabbed seven rebounds. Opposing Western Conference teams now officially have yet another Houston Rockets long-range threat to worry about this season.

Global Media Trump Unveils 10-Year, $1.5 Trillion Proposal To Fund Infrastructure
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Several items in the budget call for an increase over current spending. Among the proposed cuts are a space telescope program and college tuition assistance grants for students from the District of Columbia. Congress delegated much of its constitutional power on trade to the president through a series of laws over the years, he said. That's far in excess of the $6 billion increase Congress approved as part of its budget bill last week, and it's unclear whether Congress will want to add ...

Global Media Pakistan seizes charities linked to Hafiz Saeed
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Pakistani authorities have began taking control of offices and financial assets of two charities linked to Hafiz Saeed , who has already been designated a terrorist by the USA, an official said. Observers believe Pakistan's swift action against Saeed's charities was aimed at avoiding inclusion in the FATF watch list. Last week, Pakistan changed anti-terror laws through a presidential ordinance to include Hafiz Saeed-linked Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation and other militant ...

Global Media Infiltration foiled on LoC, two terrorists killed
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Faisal said the deliberate targeting of civilian populated areas is indeed deplorable and against the human dignity, global human rights and humanitarian laws. In the action by the army, Pakistan has suffered 20 casualties and seven more were injured in 2018. Even as the Indian security forces brace for "a hot summer" in the hinterland, there are no indications that the war of attrition along the LoC, with "caliber escalation of weapons" becoming the norm, will ebb in the coming months.

Global Media The Senate's Immigration Debate Is Already Going Awry
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The president's plan protects Dreamers and boosts border security funding, but also abolishes the diversity visa lottery and restricts family reunification, a policy Trump calls "chain migration". "The Leader supports the proposal by Senator Grassley that's essentially the president's plan". The Democrats may try to get a vote on the swing-vote Senator's bill on January 14 or 15 partly because the Senate's immigration debate may not continue on Friday, January 16.

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