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World Media Maryland and DC sue Trump over foreign payments
Author: 0 Maryland and DC sue Trump over foreign payments

Monday's lawsuit , the first by a government body against Trump over the emoluments provision, comes on the heels of other lawsuits, challenging Trump's decision to financially benefit from his enterprises while serving in the White House .

World Media Trump signs EO to expand apprenticeship programme
Author: 0 Trump signs EO to expand apprenticeship programme

There are about 500,000 apprenticeship positions in the US, a figure equivalent to less than one percent of the USA workforce. Democrats have stressed the need to train Americans for the jobs that are available, and Hillary Clinton, Trump's 2016 opponent, made pushing apprenticeship programs a part of her campaign.

Author: 0 Handel looks to unify voters after crucial Congressional win

Handel becomes the first Republican woman to represent Georgia in Congress. Ossoff becomes the latest Democrat to run a widely complemented campaign in a Republican-leaning state, yet still lose. "Obstruction doesn't work!" Congressional Democrats have accused Republicans of shutting them out of the debate over issues such as healthcare and taxes.

World Media Brooklyn runaway bus injures 1 during driver's third day on the job
Author: 0 Brooklyn runaway bus injures 1 during driver's third day on the job

What caused the bus to roll away is still under investigation, according to WABC . The bus then proceeded to slam into ten cars before hitting a church, according to a report by local NY station WNBC . St. Paul's Lutheran on Knickerbocker Avenue suffered no structural damage but the bus dislodged numerous bricks from the building and wrecked a fence.

World Media USA shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border
Author: 0 USA shoots down drone on Syria-Iraq border

United States forces said the drone was sacked on after it " displayed hostile intent and advanced on coalition forces ", USA forces said in a statement . Russian Federation condemned the USA action and in retaliation suspended a hotline meant to prevent such incidents. For the second time in a month, a U.S Air Force F-15 has downed an Iranian drone after it flew too close to USA -backed forces in southern Syria.

World Media Brussels attack could have been worse: Belgian PM
Author: 0 Brussels attack could have been worse: Belgian PM

The man entered Brussels Central Station at 8:39 p.m. local time holding a suitcase and headed toward a group of people, Van der Sypt said. "Both possible chemical substances and materials were found that could serve to make explosives", he added.

Author: 0 US Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney

Sessions hired Cooper after other senior White House officials and found outside counsel to deal with issues related to the investigation of Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 election. Cooper, 65, served in the Justice Department during President Ronald Reagan's administration and returned to private practice in 1988, according to his biography on the website of his law firm.

Author: 0 What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible

Warmbier, but I believe it is quite clear that they have a heavy responsibility in the process that led to his death", Moon said . "Unfortunately, the bad torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no other outcome was possible beyond the sad one we experienced today", the family said in a statement .

Author: 0 A Reality Check about What Handel's Win Means

Tuesday's highly-anticipated runoff was the most expensive House campaign in history, with a price tag of more than $50 million. Republican candidate Karen Handel votes in Georgia's special election on June 20, 2017. As such, they took a flyer on the unproven Trump, but, Democrats hoped, may have come to regret their vote by now. "If we do do that, I think we've got a really strong chance of taking back the House", Coons said.

World Media Romanian PM voted out of office by own party
Author: 0 Romanian PM voted out of office by own party

Lawmakers voted 241-7 against Grindeanu in a no-confidence motion, a week after his ruling Social Democrat Party ( PSD ) and a coalition partner withdrew their support from him, accusing him of failing to roll out a range of programs. The Government did its job quite well, but this is not enough if we consider what have we promised. However, the nominee will be required to secure a confidence from the parliament, as well as conservative President Klaus Iohannis, upon presenting his cabinet ...

World Media Lift blockade before Gulf crisis talks, demands Qatar
Author: 0 Lift blockade before Gulf crisis talks, demands Qatar

Adding to the growing tensions, Qatar announced Monday it had begun joint military exercises with the Turkish army. Qatar hosts a USA military base, Al-Udeid, which more than 11,000 United States and coalition forces are deployed or assigned to and from which more than 100 aircraft operate.

Author: 0 Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea

Bush administration. While the officials said the much-anticipated test is far from certain, there are concerns it could be timed to coincide with a visit by Chinese officials to Washington DC on Wednesday. Two US B-1 bombers flew over the Korean peninsula Tuesday in a planned bilateral training mission with Japanese and South Korean F-15 fighter jets, a US military official told CNN .

Author: 0 Family declines autopsy for former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier

Other companies released statements saying they were reviewing whether to continue taking Americans to the North. There was no immediate word from the family about why relatives opted not to perform an autopsy, which may have shed more light on the cause of the neurological injuries Warmbier suffered in North Korea.

World Media Hamas Claims Killing of Israeli Policewoman, Raising Fears Over Its Growing Threat
Author: 0 Hamas Claims Killing of Israeli Policewoman, Raising Fears Over Its Growing Threat

US President Donald Trump is sending two top aides to occupied Jerusalem and Ramallah this week to discuss potential next steps in his bid to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, a White House official said on Sunday. Most of the world considers settlements built on occupied land illegal under global law, a position Israel disputes. Jason Greenblatt , a top US national security aide met with Netanyahu on Tuesday, a few hours after his announcement about work starting at the site of ...

World Media President Trump Slams North Korea
Author: 0 President Trump Slams North Korea

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on June 20, regarding the death of Otto Warmbier the day before. Schiff was among many lawmakers who deemed Warmbier's death a "murder", echoing Arizona Republican Sen. The coroner's office in Cincinnati is investigating Warmbier's death. Hamilton County 's Dr. Lakshmi Sammarco's office released a statement saying Otto Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy so only an external exam of his body was done.

World Media MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long-awaited move
Author: 0 MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long-awaited move

MSCI said Wednesday it was adding Chinese stocks to its emerging markets index - and China's gain was Korea's loss. This year, FTSE Russell also launched an index tracking Chinese shares that can be traded through the Hong Kong-Shanghai and Shenzhen Stock Connect programme.

World Media In Georgia, Republicans aim to hang onto congressional seat
Author: 0 In Georgia, Republicans aim to hang onto congressional seat

Despite the money and influence, though, experts still consider Tuesday's race a toss-up, with Handel , who is running behind by a tenth of a point, predicted by Vegas bookmakers to pull out a narrow victory. Handel also pointed to the district's pedigree throughout the campaign, urging Republicans not to let Democrats "steal" a seat that became a proxy for the national dynamics in Washington.

Author: 0 Soldiers shoot suspect after explosion at Brussels train station

Belgian media are reporting that explosion-like noises have been heard at a Brussels train station, prompting the evacuation of a main square. A spokesman for the Belgian federal police said the suspected attacker is dead. No civilians were injured or killed in the explosion. Central Station is one of the busiest in the nation and soldiers could be seen patrolling the premises after the explosion.

Author: 0 Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel

The tensions and the complexity of the Syrian civil war have been escalated by the shooting down of a Syrian warplane by a U.S. fighter jet on Sunday and the same-day missile attack by Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps from inside Iran at Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) targets in Syria .

World Media Russia delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup
Author: 0 Russia delivers win for Putin to open Confederations Cup

The Confederations Cup has four host cities and next year's World Cup in Russian Federation will have 11. The 2017 Confederations Cup kicks-off with hosts Russian Federation facing underdogs New Zealand in the tournament's opening fixture on Saturday 17th June.

Author: 0 US 'regrets' Russian decision to cancel talks

Undersecretary of State Thomas Shannon this week in response to new U.S. sanctions against Moscow. This step "is a continuation of the trend set by the Obama administration aimed at ruining relations between our countries", Ryabkov said in a statement posted on the site of Russia's Foreign Ministry.

Author: 0 Philippines launches offensive in hope of recapturing Marawi by weekend festival

The battle has resulted in numerous deaths and triggered a humanitarian crisis in the country. For months militants allied with Islamic State built tunnels and stockpiled weapons in the city of 200,000 people after tough-talking Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte thought he was calling their bluff by rejecting a request from their leaders for a ceasefire.

World Media Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat
Author: 0 Republican Handel wins Georgia House seat

The issue gained prominence last week when new details emerged about a security lapse at the center that manages Georgia's election technology. State officials say they're confident the technology is secure. Ms Handel has handled Mr Trump gingerly. But that hasn't stopped Trump from weighing in on the race . Trump tweeted early Tuesday that Ossoff will raise taxes, is weak on crime and "doesn't even live in (the) district".

World Media Colton Haynes has joined the cast of American Horror Story
Author: 0 Colton Haynes has joined the cast of American Horror Story

Little is known about the upcoming season except that it takes place in the aftermath of the 2016 United States presidential election. In March, Murphy clarified to E! that the 2016 Election will serve as Season 7's jumping-off point, but it will by no means dictate the course of the season, or play out literally.

Author: 0 Zimbabwe's Rusere to officiate at Women's World Cup

Mithali, who led India for the 100th time in her ODI career in May, struck a century four years ago in a seventh- place play-off to salvage something for India in what was a disappointing campaign. Australia are the defending champions and the most successful team in the tournament's history with six titles under their belt. The result was sealed by mid-afternoon with 136 balls remaining in a confidence-boosting win before their tournament opener against India at the same venue on Saturday.

World Media Taeyang selected as PyeongChang Olympics ambassador
Author: 0 Taeyang selected as PyeongChang Olympics ambassador

Do hopes to discuss the possibility of co-hosting with Chang Ung, the North's representative on the International Olympic Committee, and IOC President Thomas Bach when the officials attend an international taekwondo tournament in the South in late June.

World Media Trump set to announce shift in USA policy toward Cuba
Author: 0 Trump set to announce shift in USA policy toward Cuba

The policy is a bid for Trump, to fulfill a campaign promise made, the policy will enforce a long-term ban on Americans traveling to Cuba as tourists and seeks to prevent dollars from funding Trump's administration sees as a repressive military-dominated government .

Author: 0 US Should Not Brace for China on NKorea — George Mitchell

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday the USA was pressuring Beijing to pressure North Korea to rein in its nuclear and missile programs in high-level talks in Washington . USA spy satellites picked up on activity at North Korea's only nuclear testing site, Punggye-ri, according to CNN Tuesday night. China had taken significant steps to tighten trade with the North, they said, and the United States had, as always, not given sanctions enough time to take effect.

World Media Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism designations by four Arab states
Author: 0 Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism designations by four Arab states

TRT World's Iolo Ap Dafydd reports. That's according to U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert. The State Department had said the USA learned only at the last minute about the Arab nations' plan to cut ties. Turkey, like Kuwait, has offered to mediate. US officials were blindsided by Saudi Arabia's decision to sever diplomatic ties with Qatar in a coordinated move with Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, current and former officials in Washington told Reuters .

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