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Global Media Cabinet ministers brand Syrian regime as 'utterly abhorrent'
Author: 0 Cabinet ministers brand Syrian regime as 'utterly abhorrent'

Meanwhile, government shelling and airstrikes killed at least 20 civilians in the besieged eastern Ghouta enclave near the capital, Damascus, activists reported. Furthermore, the Ghouta-based militants are trying to prevent civilians from leaving the enclave as they constantly target the safe passages of al-Wafideen and Jisreen with shells and explosive bullets, killing a number of people so far.

Global Media Korean ex-president home after interrogation
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He said yesterday he hoped it would be the "last time in history" that a former South Korean head of state was summoned for questioning by prosecutors. Both their sentences were reduced on appeal, and they were eventually pardoned and released after serving about two years each. The former president was in office from 2008 to 2013 before his successor, Park, won her presidency.

Global Media US House of Representatives passes school safety bill
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The White House is welcoming House approval of school safety legislation that is the first gun-related action by Congress since the Florida school shooting a month ago. House Speaker Paul Ryan says the bill "provides a multilayered approach" to identify threats so authorities can intervene before violence occurs. The House on Wednesday easily passed a measure to strengthen school safety and security, a vote that comes one month after the mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla.

Global Media House rejects GOP bill easing use of unproven drugs
Author: 0 House rejects GOP bill easing use of unproven drugs

The Senate will have to take up and approve the amended House bill before it can reach Mr. Trump's desk, though it's unclear if and when it might get through the lower chamber. The intense, emotional debate surrounding the bills masks a fundamental question: Would a federal right-to-try law have much impact on patients? But drug companies often balk at providing experimental drugs outside of clinical trials.

Global Media SA govt criticises Australia's response to land debate
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Mr Dutton said there were already large numbers of South African expatriates living in Australia. Afriforum , a rights group that mainly represents the views of the white Afrikaner minority, says white farmers are murdered at four times the rate of other citizens, but these figures can not be independently verified and have been challenged.

Global Media Person with gun at Northwestern University
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Police have blocked off roads around Englehart Hall, a graduate dormitory after reports of shots fired. Around 2:17 p.m. on Wednesday, police said they got a call from an individual claiming to have shot his girlfriend in the area of Emerson Street and Maple Avenue.

Global Media Stormy Daniels starts crowdfunding campaign to pay for lawsuit against Trump
Author: 0 Stormy Daniels starts crowdfunding campaign to pay for lawsuit against Trump

Meteorologists always say that storms are unpredictable, and this Stormy Daniels one is taking twists and turns no one could have seen coming. Daniels would be allowed to speak publicly of her and Trump's alleged affair, which occurred during the summer of 2006 to early 2007, if she were to return the $130,000 Trump paid her for a "hush agreement" Trump's attorney Michael Cohen and Stormy worked out.

Global Media Internet Is Obsessed With This Chinese Reporter's Eye-Roll. Just Watch
Author: 0 Internet Is Obsessed With This Chinese Reporter's Eye-Roll. Just Watch

Soon after Liang Xiangyi became one of the most searched names in China, censors tried to curtail the hysteria. Reporters from media outlets based overseas but with ties back to China's state media apparatus are often called on at government events so that Beijing can appear to cede the floor to "foreign" journalists - who will nonetheless toe the party line.

Global Media Trudeau discussed with the trump of duty
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The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce recently stated that as many as 40,000 local jobs could be impacted if the tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum were levelled. "Our steel, our aluminium is in their tanks and ships and planes". His comments came amid rising global trade tensions in the wake of a USA decision to impose steep tariffs on imported steel and aluminium.

Global Media Maran brothers discharged in illegal BSNL telephone exchange scam
Author: 0 Maran brothers discharged in illegal BSNL telephone exchange scam

The other accused who were discharged in the case were former BSNL General Manager K Brahmanathan, former Deputy General Manager MP Velusamy, Dayanidhi Maran's private secretary Gauthaman and two officials of Sun TV . Reacting to the judgement, RSS ideologue S Gurumurthy, who has been vocal against the Maran brothers said their discharge in the illegal telephone case is a shame on CBI and fraud criminal jurisprudence and that the CBI should appeal against the discharge forthwith.

Global Media Oklahoma to use nitrogen for executions in first for US
Author: 0 Oklahoma to use nitrogen for executions in first for US

Grand jurors said nitrogen gas would be easy and low-priced to obtain for executions, simple to administer and, according to scientific research, quick and seemingly painless. Oklahoma's announcement follows years of national turmoil about execution drugs, including pitched legal battles and resistance from pharmaceutical companies that have questioned whether their products should be used in death chambers.

Global Media UP, Bihar bypoll results:SP-BSP leaves BJP stunned
Author: 0 UP, Bihar bypoll results:SP-BSP leaves BJP stunned

While Praveen Nishad of Samajwadi Party won the prestigious Gorakhpur seat, the home turf of chief minister Yogi Adityanath , SP's Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel emerged victorious at Phulpur. In both the constituencies, SP candidates are leading with over 10,000 margin. But no such excuses were available in UP where BJP swept to power with an unprecedented 300+ seats in a House of 402 only last March.

Global Media Canada Ranked #7 Happiest Country In The World
Author: 0 Canada Ranked #7 Happiest Country In The World

Finland secured the top spot in the report, rising from fifth place previous year to oust Norway . Here's the top 10 in full. "These countries share a very similar level of GDP per capita, but Finland converts its wealth into wellbeing in a much better way than the United Kingdom", he said.

Global Media Trump tariffs: China warns trade war would be 'disaster'
Author: 0 Trump tariffs: China warns trade war would be 'disaster'

Beijing's explosive output has depressed global metals prices and forced USA domestic companies to reduce production and cut jobs. Analysts are split on whether Trump will ever actually risk blowing up the economy with a big trade fight, an action which economists widely warn is bad policy .

Global Media Suspect in Binghamton student murder arrested after fleeing the country
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In 2013, Nicaraguan police arrested Eric Justin Toth, a fugitive on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted suspected of child pornography offences, and handed him over to us authorities. Cornwell plans to issue an arrest warrant that will be taken to the Department of State to begin the extradition process. In the release he said, "It would be inappropriate at this time to discuss the facts of the case, or go into greater detail".

Global Media Fox News Sued by Slain DNC Worker's Parents Over Retracted Story
Author: 0 Fox News Sued by Slain DNC Worker's Parents Over Retracted Story

However, according to PolitiFact , those leaked emails likely came about due to Russian interference in the 2016 election, and any claim that Rich was involved is, and was, "baseless". A tape recording of a three-way call with Zimmerman, Wheeler and Butowsky that NPR has verified showed Zimmerman conceding that Wheeler never said "my investigation up to this point shows there was some degree of email exchange between Seth Rich and WikiLeaks", but that her bosses told her to keep his ...

Global Media One killed, 20 injured as blast targets police in Raiwind
Author: 0 One killed, 20 injured as blast targets police in Raiwind

He said he believes the police were targeted. DIG Ashraf said body parts of the suicide bomber were recovered from the explosion site and sent to the forensic lab for further examination. There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the bombing near Lahore , the capital of Pakistan's most populous Punjab. The IG directed all officers to ensure implementation of all security SOPs [standard operating procedures] released.

Global Media Three Cong MLAs suspended after chaos breaks out in Gujarat assembly
Author: 0 Three Cong MLAs suspended after chaos breaks out in Gujarat assembly

The trouble began when Congress MLA Vikram Madam sought to raise a point of order over the death of two children in the ashram of Asaram Bapu in 2008. The other BJP members present in the House came to Panchal's rescue and retaliated and surrounded Der and rained kicks and punches on him. Soon, other leaders from both the sides joined in resulting in a massive scuffle inside the Gujarat Assembly.

Global Media Court blocks 56 billion rand in South Africa renewable projects
Author: 0 Court blocks 56 billion rand in South Africa renewable projects

The government, which on March 8 announced its intent to sign 27 outstanding deals, has taken steps to prioritize partnerships with the private sector just weeks after President Cyril Ramaphosa took office and made his own appointments, including Energy Minister Jeff Radabe, to the Cabinet.

Global Media Facebook bans Britain First group and leaders
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The social network has also closed down the pages of the leaders of the group - well-known in the United Kingdom, and also brought to U.S. attention after Donald Trump shared its tweets . But in its post, Facebook made it clear that there was a fine line between expressing controversial political views and expressing hate. Last week, Fransen and Golding, who claim to be Christians, were jailed for a series of hate crimes against Muslims, receiving 36 weeks' and 18 weeks' imprisonment ...

Global Media Turkish airstrikes kill 5 Syrian pro-government forces near Afrin
Author: 0 Turkish airstrikes kill 5 Syrian pro-government forces near Afrin

Various forms of forcible transfer of populations, especially of ethnic or religious groups, are considered war crimes by the International Criminal Court. Ankara sees the YPG as an extension of the outlawed Kurdish PKK which has waged a decades-long insurgency at home. "We have got a little bit closer to Afrin".

Global Media McCabe could be fired before Federal Bureau of Investigation retirement
Author: 0 McCabe could be fired before Federal Bureau of Investigation retirement

Trump's statements about McCabe put pressure on Sessions to fire him, and would create an appearance of impropriety even if Sessions' decision to fire McCabe were backed by a formal recommendation. A source at the time told Fox News that McCabe is taking "terminal leave" - effectively taking vacation until he reaches his planned retirement in a matter of weeks.

Global Media Beast from the East to bite again as snow heads for UK
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When is Kate Middleton due and when does the Duchess go on maternity leave? The cold snap may well last into next week and there is likely to be at least some snow in parts of the UK. But the good news is that it shouldn't be as severe as the recent bad weather brought in from the Beast from the East and Storm Emma. Don't put away those winter hats and gloves just yet: parts of the United Kingdom are set for rain, high winds and more snow this week, forecasters have warned.

Global Media Forecast: Warm and windy today in the Omaha area
Author: 0 Forecast: Warm and windy today in the Omaha area

South southeast wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Sunday night - Rain and snow likely with a low in the lower 50s. Southwest wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Night: Cloudy with a 20 percent chance for snow showers. Low: 26. Day: Cloudy with a 90 percent chance for snow.

Global Media India commits $1.4 billion for solar energy worldwide
Author: 0 India commits $1.4 billion for solar energy worldwide

The solar array will be situated on approximately 300 acres and will consist of about 150,000 solar panels. "We are pleased to be working with Vectren and First Solar to create a construction-ready project for utility ownership". The summit is meant to encourage cooperation between countries that have a strong interest in clean power and combating climate change in the coming years.

Global Media Meet BJP's 11 candidates for 10 Rajya Sabha seats in UP
Author: 0 Meet BJP's 11 candidates for 10 Rajya Sabha seats in UP

Three out of the seven candidates filed their nomination papers in the last 30 minutes before the 3-PM deadline today. Chandrashekar is the third candidate of the Congress. But the BJP rules 11 of the 16 states where Rajya Sabha elections will be held. According to sources, Mulani's nomination is likely to be rejected during the scrutiny of forms tomorrow as he has not taken the mandatory support of 10 MLAs, which is required as per norms.

Global Media China's CNPC crude production fell 1.6 pct y/y in Jan-Feb
Author: 0 China's CNPC crude production fell 1.6 pct y/y in Jan-Feb

Now that crude prices are safely back up at well over $60 per barrel, American companies are taking advantage. Oil prices have firmed since oil cartel OPEC's November 2016 agreement to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day (bpd), while non-OPEC members, led by Russian Federation, agreed to reduce output by 558,000 bpd.

Global Media Teacher accidentally fires gun at school
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Dennis Alexander, who is Seaside City's mayor pro tem and a reserve officer with the Sand City Police Department , was teaching a lesson at Seaside High School in Seaside, California when he pointed his gun into the ceiling and accidentally fired it, said Abdul Pridgen, the city's police chief.

Global Media Celebrate Pi Day 2018 With A Slice Of Pie
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Boston Market : Buy one Rotisserie Chicken Pot Pie and a drink and get one pot pie free Wednesday. Villa Italian Kitchen: The quick-service chain, often located in shopping malls, is offering full-size Neapolitan Cheese Pizzas for $3.14 with coupon you can download by supplying your name and an email address.

Global Media New low: Indo-Pak spat results in harassment of envoys
Author: 0 New low: Indo-Pak spat results in harassment of envoys

Islamabad emphasised that under the Vienna Convention, the safety and the security of Pakistani diplomats and their families were the responsibility of New Delhi , said an official release from the Pakistan foreign office, copies of which were also made available to the Indian media.

Global Media Europeans, IMF tell Trump to step back from trade war
Author: 0 Europeans, IMF tell Trump to step back from trade war

Whether Canada and Mexico's brief reprieve from tariffs will jump-start NAFTA talks or be perceived as coercion to win concessions remains an open question. Those two countries were excluded due to "shared" commitments on national security and the reduction of excess production of steel worldwide, a provision aimed mainly at state-backed Chinese companies that Trump blames for having flooded the world with cheap steel.

Global Media Aamir Khan To Make His Instagram Debut On His 53rd Birthday ?
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This film marks his second collaboration with Acharya after the 2013 blockbuster action thriller Dhoom 3 , also starring Kaif. You will be seeing him do action after a long time. Kiran stood by Aamir's side throughout the birthday celebrations with the media, which is rather an unusual gesture noticing that Aamir celebrated his birthday alone over all these years.

Global Media BJP gains in Bihar, leads in Gorakhpur seat of UP
Author: 0 BJP gains in Bihar, leads in Gorakhpur seat of UP

AM: RJD leading now by 455 votes. On the other hand, BJP succeeds to win Bhabua Assembly seat. Both, Araria Lok Sabha seat and Jehanabad Assembly seat were held by RJD. This is the first electoral contest between RJD and Kumar-led Janata Dal (United), which split ways from the Grand Alliance and joined hands with the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) a year ago.

Global Media Angela Merkel re-elected to German Parliament for the fourth term
Author: 0 Angela Merkel re-elected to German Parliament for the fourth term

However it is thought that Merkel's fourth term is likely to be her toughest, given that her party's coalition with the Social Democrats and Christian Social Union is widely seen as fragile. Two months after Germany's federal election a year ago, five weeks of exploratory talks collapsed, casting uncertainty over Chancellor Angela Merkel's future in office.

Global Media Mike Coffman encouraged by reports that Trump might fire embattled VA secretary
Author: 0 Mike Coffman encouraged by reports that Trump might fire embattled VA secretary

Shulkin drew ire from the White House for talking directly to media rather than going through his communications team, which he claims is one group that's out to get him. He sat at Mr. Trump's side during a cabinet meeting, and the two men together called Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia, the chairman of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, to pledge their support for his more moderate health care legislation, according to a congressional aide briefed on the call.

Global Media White House Releases New Details on School Safety Agenda
Author: 0 White House Releases New Details on School Safety Agenda

Toomey, of being afraid of the NRA because Toomey's universal background check bill from 2013 also didn't raise the age limit for buying assault rifles. "I think we could all see it coming". That commission may recommend raising the federal minimum age to 21. "Americans expecting real leadership to prevent gun violence will be disappointed and troubled by President Trump's risky retreat from his promise", said Avery Gardiner, the group's co-president.

Global Media Pompeo and Circumstance: A 'Rexit' State of Affairs
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Tillerson also stressed that "U.S. leadership starts with diplomacy". Pompeo forged a close relationship with Trump as a regular presence in his presidential daily briefing. Tillerson also said that "much work remains to respond to the troubling behavior and actions on the part of the Russian government", and warned that Russia could face "greater isolation on their part, a situation which is not in anyone's interest".

Global Media Philippine President Duterte: Human Rights Investigators Should Be Fed to Crocodiles
Author: 0 Philippine President Duterte: Human Rights Investigators Should Be Fed to Crocodiles

The president's brazen style and alleged support for the flouting of the rule of law has put him on a collision course with worldwide institutions, particularly those tasked with upholding human rights. The President also argued that the ICC neither has jurisdiction to try him nor has a war crime to investigate. The Philippines signed the Rome Statute of the ICC in 2000 and ratified it in 2011, becoming its 117th State Party.

Global Media Iraq's PM Abadi lifts worldwide flight ban to KRG
Author: 0 Iraq's PM Abadi lifts worldwide flight ban to KRG

In a statement, al-Abadi's office said flights will be resumed to the Erbil and Sulaymaniyah airports after a six-month suspension. Baghdad imposed the blockade in September after Iraqi Kurdistan voted for independence in a non-binding referendum .

Global Media PM launches campaign to eradicate TB by 2025
Author: 0 PM launches campaign to eradicate TB by 2025

There was an estimated 28 lakh new cases of TB in 2016, with over 4 lakh people succumbing to the disease, including those with TB and HIV. PM Modi reiterated that we should change our approach and try to focus on eliminating from TB from the country.

Global Media Budget passed without discussion in Lok Sabha as opposition protests continue
Author: 0 Budget passed without discussion in Lok Sabha as opposition protests continue

The Lok Sabha has failed to transact substantial business on account of frequent disruptions since March 5 when the second leg of the Budget Session of Parliament commenced. Meanwhile opposition parties, including the Congress and the Left, today alleged that the Government was "bulldozing' the agenda without any discussion in Parliament which has witnessed the post-recess Budget session getting washed out for the past one week.

Global Media SP takes slender lead over BJP in Phulpur
Author: 0 SP takes slender lead over BJP in Phulpur

Gorakhpur Bypoll: SP's Praveen Kumar Nishad leading with 89950 votes, BJP's Upendra Dutt Shukla second with 82811 votes after 6th sound of counting. The Araria seat fell vacant after the death of Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) MP Mohammad Taslimuddin. Congress candidate Sureetha Kareem was a distant third with only 1,712 votes in her kitty.

Global Media Don't Be Fooled by Trump's Tariffs
Author: 0 Don't Be Fooled by Trump's Tariffs

That would hurt producers but boost profits of construction and other industries in Southeast Asia. US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan is "extremely anxious about the consequences of a trade war", because it could undermine economic gains introduced by the new tax reform law.

Global Media Dinner boost to Opposition unity
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Lalu's son and Leader of Opposition in the Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Yadav is also likely to attend the dinner but there was no confirmation. Among those present was Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar, who attended the dinner amid talk about his intention to float a separate federal front with regional parties.

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