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Global Media Ben Carson Cancels $31000 Furniture Order After Ethics Questions
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Despite the initial reports that Carson did not intend to return the furniture, it is now being reported that HUD is working to cancel the order for the dining room set at Carson's request. The Republican-controlled House oversight committee told Carson on Wednesday to turn over all documentation relating to the reassignment of Helen Foster , who was moved from her job as chief administrative officer previous year following a series of disagreements with managers.

Global Media Thousands join march in honour of murdered journalist
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It comes just months after the October 2017 assassination of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia who had denounced corruption in Malta. Thousands attended candlelit anti-corruption protests and memorials held across Slovakia on Friday in reaction to Kuciak's murder.

Global Media Slow-moving nor'easter kills 5, knocks out power in several states
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Meanwhile, an 11-year-old boy was killed by a falling tree in Putnam Valley, New York. The National Weather Service reported that , "widespread snow, rain and strong winds developed overnight", due to the slow-moving storm. Uprooted tree on 509 Grigsby near 511 property line took down power lines from 501/503 pole to 511. Dramatic footage posted on social media appeared to show part of the roof and tiles ripped from LaGuardia Airport in NY - where 600 flights were cancelled.

Global Media ECP issues guidelines as preparations for upcoming Senate elections conclude
Author: 0 ECP issues guidelines as preparations for upcoming Senate elections conclude

A total of 20 candidates are contesting 12 seats from Punjab, 33 on 12 seats from Sindh , 26 on 11 seats from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 25 on 11 seats from Balochistan, 24 on four seats from FATA and five on two seats from Islamabad . However, they are supported by PML-N and will formally join it after the elections. The chief election commissioner asked for issuance of a notice to Malik Waheed.

Global Media Royal wedding to get a dash of Spice Girls
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The singer, also known as Scary Spice, told a United States talk show that "us five Spice Girls ", had all received invitations. That Spice Girls reunion may be happening after all - and what would be a better occasion than the royal wedding? Asked whether the fashion designer - who has relentlessly insisted she will not return to the band - had signed on the dotted line and agreed to reunite with the band, Simon told TMZ : 'It may be four, not five'.

Global Media Australia scored 351 runs in 1st innings
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Marsh said of Starc: "In my opinion, when its reversing like that he's the best in the world". It was a shambolic show from South African batsmen as one of them just had to support de Villiers, who was eventually left stranded on 71. Lyon was brought on in the eighth over and took two wickets in his first over. They would use Starc and Pat Cummins in short bursts while Josh Hazlewood and Lyon would shoulder the burden of keeping things quiet from one end.

Global Media High Tides Bring Coastal Flooding During Storm
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High winds and two more high tides are expected as communities are already dealing with coastal flooding , toppled trees and downed utility poles. Delta, Southwest, JetBlue and American were allowing travelers to change their Friday and Saturday flights to avoid delays and cancellations.

Global Media India, Vietnam to work jointly for open, prosperous Indo-Pacific
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The Vietnamese President is leading an 18-member delegation, including ministers, party leaders, and businessmen. As India pushes ahead with its engagements with southeast Asia under the Act East Policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Vietnam President Tran Dai Quang ahead of bilateral talks here on Saturday.

Global Media Eight Turkish Soldiers Killed, 13 Injured In Clashes In Afrin, Syria
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Three Kurdish fighters were also killed in the strikes late Thursday on the village of Jamma in the enclave on the Turkish border, it said . Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was informed of the incident during a visit to Senegal. Turkey views the YPG as the Syrian branch of the militant Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) that has been fighting for an autonomous region inside Turkey since 1984.

Global Media Catalonia independence: Carles Puigdemont withdraws bid for presidency
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Jordi Sànchez, an MP now in custody under investigation for sedition, is being put forward by deposed Catalan president Carles Puigdemont for the position. In a video posted to his Twitter account on Thursday, Puigdemont said he informed the President of the Parliament of Catalonia "to start as quickly as possible the round of contacts with the different parliamentary groups to proceed with the election of a new candidate to be invested as president of the regional government".

Global Media Dublin supermarket is looted using machinery
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Thieves used a stolen digger to tear down a Lidl after looting the supermarket during a blizzard, it was claimed. A Lidl spokesman said: 'We are aware of the very serious incident at our Fotunestown Lane store this evening. Local Labour councillor Martina Genockey has condemned the events that have taken place in Tallaght this evening. A REQUEST WAS made by gardai in the Tallaght District for more four-wheel drive vehicles to be made available just this week.

Global Media Woman, 3 young children found dead in MA home
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On Friday afternoon, an unidentified man attempted to run past the police yellow tape and into the home's garage where crime scene investigators were working. "The specific circumstances are unknown at this time", Superintendent Brett Kustigian said in a statement on Facebook. "I just spoke with some of the parents at the school", said West Brookfield Police Chief Thomas O'Donnell.

Global Media Avalanche Victims Rescued At California's Squaw Valley Ski Resort
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The Placer County Sheriff's Office says they have responded to an avalanche at Squaw Valley and that all people are accounted for. Three others escaped without being hurt. According to the Sierra Avalanche Center , the danger was rated high above the treeline, which is defined as very unsafe avalanche conditions. "Fire got everyone out", the official said.

Global Media State of Florida Moving Fast in School Safety Plan
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Also, the bills would raise the required age from 18 to 21 and impose a three-day waiting period to purchase rifles and other long guns and would give law enforcement officials the ability to remove guns from people who pose a danger to themselves or others.

Global Media Trudeau stands by government official floating 'Atwal' theory
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Calling the allegations against India "bizarre", Opposition Conservative Party leader Andrew Scheer asked Trudeau: "Will the Prime Minister produce some kind of proof for his conspiracy theory?" "I don't wade into operational discussions because that is not in the best interest of Canada", he said.

Global Media United States stocks join global selloff on trade war fears
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Unnamed sources said the measures aimed to "rebalance" bilateral trade, should Trump follow through with his plan to impose a 25 percent levy on steel and 10 percent levy on aluminum . Meanwhile, on the other side of the Atlantic, European leaders were doing everything in their power to persuade the president that he was mistaken - that this trade war would be bad, and very hard to win.

Global Media Turkey condemns 'heinous attack' in Burkina Faso
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At the same time, the bomb went off near the headquarters of the Burkinabe armed forces and the French cultural center, about a kilometer from the site of the first attack, other witnesses said. "Attack under way at the French embassy and French Institute". Ouagadougou has been attacked by Islamic extremists targeting foreigners at least twice in the past few years.

Global Media Barcelona keen on Tottenham Hotspur defender Toby Alderweireld
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Alderweireld's contract situation has become a major talking point, and claims that Barcelona are prepared to make a "serious bid" this summer will only exacerbate concerns. Following the arrival of Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal during the January transfer window, Jose Mourinho has said he will not look to bring in any more attacking players during the summer transfer window and will instead focus on other areas of his team.

Global Media Incoming Springbok coach Erasmus expected to get all-new coaching staff
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Both of them performed duties for the Springboks at the 2011 and 2015 Rugby World Cup tournaments, and bring with them a wealth of experience. Forty five-year-old Erasmus, who will also continue to work as director of rugby, takes over from Allister Coetzee, who left his post, last month following a falling-out with SA Rugby.

Global Media Storm-felled trees kill 5 on East Coast, including 2 kids
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By Friday morning, Wyoming, N.Y., east of Buffalo, was bombarded by 24 inches of snow in just 24 hours. Winter Storm Riley walloped parts of the United States Friday morning with raging winds and heavy snow. President Donald Trump is traveling out of Dulles International Airport, rather than Andrews Air Force Base, because of the late-winter storm battering the East Coast.

Global Media Carlos Correa continues helping Puerto Rico after Maria
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Power company officials did not return messages for comment. A blackout hit Puerto Rico's capital and surrounding areas Thursday after two of the USA territory's main power plants shut down, a failure that came amid warnings from officials that the power company is struggling to remain operational.

Global Media Kids don pink in stand against bullies
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If you would like to #pinkitforward and donate to the Pink Shirt Day foundation, visit their website and take part in this global movement! "Wearing the pink shirt shows them that I support them and that they can get help", she says. Kelsi Prince, a respect education program coordinator with the Red Cross, said the way schools are participating in the 2018 campaign ranges from signing "kindness pledges" to holding peer-to-peer support groups where students can share their own experiences.

Global Media Billy Graham would have approved of his last journey
Author: 0 Billy Graham would have approved of his last journey

In the United States, Graham "led a nationwide revival - from a large tent in Los Angeles, to 100,000 people in a single day at Yankee Stadium, to more than 2 million people at Madison Square Garden, over 16 weeks in 1957". - The funeral service was largely planned by Rev. Although Trump attended a 2013 birthday celebration for the then-95-year-old, by the time Trump took office, Graham was keeping a lower profile, and his son William Franklin Graham III had a closer relationship with ...

Global Media NAFTA sticking points concern USA chemical sector
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Most of that new production is ultimately planned for export, he said. "We chose the location because of its proximity to the USA and given the importance of the export business of Tecate and Dos Equis to the USA", said Busain. However, "it's not an all-or-nothing proposition" as U.S. operations can benefit and expand if they have an affiliate in Mexico to send products to, he noted.

Global Media Breastfeeding Woman On Cover
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A complaint has also been lodged with the State Child Rights Commission. This is not the first time the issue of public breastfeeding has been discussed on a Global platform. Gilu has told reporters that she did what she believed in. An unmarried Jilu Joseph, who is an advertisement model, has posed as the mother who is breastfeeding the baby in the cover photo of the magazine.

Global Media US Cutting Staff at Embassy in Cuba
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Instead of re-staffing as before; the embassy will now be declared an "unaccompanied post" so staff members will not be joined by their families. The U.S. James Williams, president of Engage Cuba, an organization that supports a stronger relationship between the United States and Cuba, said in a statement that the continued changes affect more than just State Department personnel.

Global Media Met Office issues amber warning for wind and snow in London today
Author: 0 Met Office issues amber warning for wind and snow in London today

Of the red warning , the Met Office stated: "Roads will become blocked by deep snow , with many stranded vehicles and passengers". Power cuts may also occur and other services, such as mobile phones, may be affected. There is still potential for heavy snow on Saturday but the warning has downgraded to yellow . Travel delays and disruptions are also likely. " Amber means you need to be prepared to change your plans and protect you, your family and community from the impacts of ...

Global Media Nor'easter slams East Coast with heavy rain, snow
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The National Weather Service warns that pedestrians will face very hazardous conditions and travel is unsafe, especially for tractor trailers and buses. The Port Authority of NY and New Jersey said it was securing cranes at a LaGuardia Airport construction project and it is making plans to use buses if airport trains at JFK or Newark airports are stopped because of the wind.

Global Media Trump to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports
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Trump exacerbated the concern Friday, by tweeting " Trade wars are good and easy to win ". "Example, when we are down [$129 billion] with a certain country and they get cute, don't trade anymore - we win big ". While Trump believes imposing tariffs is crucial to help the American economy, the report suggests the opposite path works better more often than not.

Global Media Bin collections to resume in Lincolnshire next week
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This week's wintry weather meant the council's bin collection service was hit by disruption. The council previously advised that extra household waste can be put to the side of the wheelie bin in black bin bags on the next scheduled collection day.

Global Media Senator Wicker statement on McDaniel candidacy
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Chris McDaniel (R) officially launched his uphill campaign against Sen. McDaniel said he had no connection to the incident. Thad Cochran. It was a race that captured national attention through big-name endorsements and a string of scandals.

Global Media White House gives North Korea 'ultimatum' for having talks
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The possibility of diplomacy will be welcomed by many, yet critics argue that the North may be suggesting the talks in a bid to get economic relief, after a series of increasingly tough global sanctions slapped on Pyongyang for its illicit weapons programmes or more time to develop those weapons.

Global Media Pence: Abortion to be illegal 'in our time'
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Pence was a keynote speaker at a luncheon organized in Tennessee by anti-abortion groups Susan B. Anthony List (SBA List) and Life Issues Institute (LII) to celebrate their merger as part of the 2018 National Religious Broadcasters Convention.

Global Media Billy Graham to be honored at US Capitol ceremony
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It's always been a passion. Trump remembered Graham as a man who touched the lives of American presidents and ordinary people alike. He told reporters that nearly immediately upon hearing of Graham's death he, Trump, McConnell and Rep. Robb, a former Democratic senator of Virginia, and his wife, Lynda Bird Johnson, whose father, former president Lyndon B. Johnson, laid in honor in January 1973.

Global Media Python ingests deer that weighs more than itself in Florida
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A almost year-old program by the South Florida Water Management District that pays hunters for python kills hit a landmark number this week with the 900th invasive snake nabbed. Researchers tag pythons and then those pythons lead them to other snakes during breeding season. A total of 20 adult male pythons are now under surveillance through radio telemetry, leading researchers to more pythons during the breeding season.

Global Media Tiger Woods to play PGA Tour events as part of Masters preparations
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Woods made a decision to add next week's Valspar Championship to his golf schedule leading up to the Masters . Such is life on tour with Tiger Woods . There were plenty of signs of encouragement on his latest outing at The Honda Classic , and Feherty - a former Tour player and host of Golf Channel's critically acclaimed show "Feherty" - believes Woods can battle to win a fifth green jacket.

Global Media Nicola Sturgeon dismisses Theresa May's Brexit vision as 'bizarre'
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Ms Sturgeon said: "She accepted that access to the single market - the world's biggest marketplace and one around eight times bigger than the UK's alone - would be reduced, yet said she would leave the single market and customs union anyway, even though her own government's analysis shows this will cost jobs and cut living standards".

Global Media ISP: Deputy killed by fleeing suspect
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K-9 Deputy Jacob Pickett, 30, will not survive the injuries received after being shot in the head Friday during a foot pursuit. Authorities said the IN deputy shot while assisting police will not survive his injuries. When the cops arrived at the woman's home, they spotted John Baldwin Jr., a 28-year-old who was also wanted by police on a warrant, Perrine said. John Baldwin Sr.

Global Media Counting of votes to start at 8
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CVoter exit poll has predicted 4-8 seats for the BJP . The CPI (M) is predicted to get 26-34 seats and the BJP's alliance will get 24 to 32 seats in the 60-member assembly. From that perspective, the best way to interpret the Tripura exit poll results by the three agencies is to identify the "consensus view", which in this case is the fact that the polls are a two-cornered contest between the Left Front and the BJP-IPFT alliance, and that it is likely to be a rather close contest between ...

Global Media Game 5: Penn State pulls away late, downs Northwestern
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Pre-seeds: 1-Joey McKenna, Ohio State; 2-Nick Lee, Penn State; 3-Michael Carr, Illinois; 4-Chad Red, Nebraska; 5-Nate Limmex, Purdue; 6-Tommy Thorn, Minnesota; 7-Cole Weaver, Indiana; 8-Eli Stickley, Wisconsin. A big reason for their success was the breakout season of junior forward Bates-Diop. He also leads the team in assists per game at 4.8 and he averages 4.5 rebounds per contest as well.

Global Media A '9 To 5' Reboot Is On The Way
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The film was a mega hit when it came out, shedding light on many issues women were grappling with at the time. Tomlin and Fonda star together in the Netflix show " Grace and Frankie ", which debuted in 2015. "This new idea looked like it was going to bring some new girls in ... and they go find us, where we are, the old characters", she said. Tomlin quickly jumped in, saying "And in 2017 we still refuse to be controlled by a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot".

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