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World Media The Dark Tower gets a new featurette
Author: 0 The Dark Tower gets a new featurette

I'll admit I read The Gunslinger , the first book in King's Dark Tower series ( I didn't quite like it ), and couldn't make much sense of the plot and world in which Roland Deschain roams. Starring Idris Elba , Matthew McConaughey , Tom Taylor , Claudia Kim , Fran Kranz , Abbey Lee and Jackie Earle Haley , it's directed by Nikolaj Arcel .

World Media Egypt parliament agrees island transfer to Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Egypt parliament agrees island transfer to Saudi Arabia

The transfer plan triggered rare street protests past year from many Egyptians, who say their country's sovereignty over the islands dates back to a treaty from 1906, before Saudi Arabia was founded. The Egyptian opposition argued that the Parliament was not entitled to discuss the agreement with Saudi Arabia since the court ruling states that "in all cases, no treaty may be concluded that contradicts the provisions of the constitution or results in ceding any part of state territories".

World Media LaVar Ball appears at WWE event, son LaMelo uses slur
Author: 0 LaVar Ball appears at WWE event, son LaMelo uses slur

Ball's brash nature and somewhat erratic behavior made him more of a wrestling character than a proud father, but apparently this narrative has been told before (just not to this extreme). As the conversation with The Miz escalated, LaVar Ball began gyrating to show his anger, with his sons smiling and laughing along. As Ambrose approached the ring, LaMelo Ball could be heard making a crude comment with his dad bouncing off the ropes.

Author: 0 Oil prices hit seven-month lows on global oversupply

On Tuesday, WTI settled at the lowest level since last August, at US$43.23 a barrel. Oil has returned to levels last seen before the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies including Russian Federation decided in November to cut production to drain a global glut.

World Media Azad slams Nitish for his remark on Meira Kumar
Author: 0 Azad slams Nitish for his remark on Meira Kumar

He said it was the beauty of democracy that a person belonging to the bottom of society could reach the highest post."Kovind ji has a decade-long association with Haridwar-based Divya Sewa Mission Trust, which runs ashrams for pilgrims there".

World Media Varadkar confirmed as Ireland's first gay prime minister
Author: 0 Varadkar confirmed as Ireland's first gay prime minister

These rightward-leaning economic stances stand in contrast with Varadkar's generally liberal positions on abortion rights and other social issues - and they drew criticism from Varadkar's rival for his party's leadership , Simon Coveney. "The government that I lead will not be one of Left or Right because those old divisions do not comprehend the political challenges of today", he said.

World Media US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia
Author: 0 US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly for an amendment limiting the Trump administration's ability to unilaterally ease sanctions on Russian Federation. Final approval of the bill came a day after a 97-2 vote in favor of an amendment to the Iran Sanctions bill that puts into law existing American sanctions against Russia , dealing not only with USA protests over aggression in Crimea and Ukraine, but also in response to Russian cyber attacks linked to the 2016 ...

Author: 0 North Korea denies torturing Otto Warmbier during detention

President Moon Jae-in, who is set to visit Washington next week to meet with Trump, said in an interview with CBS television it was clear North Korea bore a heavy responsibility for Warmbier's death. The spokesman condemned the US for advocating for sanctions and pressure against the North even as Pyongyang released him on humanitarian grounds.

World Media Mahtook helps Tigers end 8-game skid, beat Padres 7-5
Author: 0 Mahtook helps Tigers end 8-game skid, beat Padres 7-5

Lately the question is not whether the Tigers will win or lose but rather: How will they lose? It's just one game. "This is one step". Padres manager Andy Green said Sanchez provides left-handed power off the bench that the team lacked during his absence dating to early May.

World Media Romania president nominates ex-economy minister as premier
Author: 0 Romania president nominates ex-economy minister as premier

He now has 10 days to put together his government, after which the cabinet lineup, including him, must be approved by parliament. "This crisis that we are going through causes harm to Romania, harm to the Romanian economy, to the image of Romania around the world and my opinion is that this crisis has to end very quickly".

World Media Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case
Author: 0 Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

It will be the high court's first case in more than a decade on what's known as partisan gerrymandering . That year Republicans won 60 of 99 State Assembly seats even while losing the statewide vote . There have been cases heard in the past regarding the method in which political boundaries are drawn, but Jay Heck, executive director of Common Cause in Wisconsin says this time it's different.

World Media First woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony
Author: 0 First woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony

Following a 35-piece Royal Canadian Artillery Band marching and performing, Couto will assume her position as Captain of the Guard - at St. James's Palace - for 24 hours. On select dates until July 3, Canadian soldiers are serving as sentries at official royal residences in the United Kingdom. "Back when we were training at my home base in Shilo [Manitoba], two of the United Kingdom drill instructors that came over from the Coldstream Guards had mentioned that they'd never seen a female ...

World Media Takata, brought down by airbag crisis, files for bankruptcy
Author: 0 Takata, brought down by airbag crisis, files for bankruptcy

In the biggest bankruptcy of a Japanese producer, Takata deals with 10s of billions of dollars in expenses and liabilities arising from almost 10 years of recalls and lawsuits. Caudill said automakers would provide Takata up to $400 million over the course of the bankruptcy by accelerating payments and agreeing not to withhold what Takata owes them.

Author: 0 Travel ban ruling 'victory for national security'

The court did two things: it agreed to evaluate the ban next term, and, in the meantime, the court overturned the decisions of lower courts, saying that Trump's administration could enforce its immigration ban against certain people while it waited for the Supreme Court to hear arguments and decide the case.

Author: 0 US President Donald Trump, PM Narendra Modi praise India-US relations

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump await the arrival of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House in Washington , June 2017. "And we have had tremendous meetings today, tremendous success, and we enjoy a wonderful relationship, but it's never been better than it is today", he said.

World Media Escaped inmates captured in Tenn., governor says
Author: 0 Escaped inmates captured in Tenn., governor says

Donnie Russell Rowe, 43, and Ricky Dubose , 24, were taken into custody after two armed residents held them at gunpoint after they tried to steal a vehicle from a home near the site where they left a wrecked Jeep Cherokee on Interstate 24, Lt.

World Media Saudi, allies list demands to end Qatar blockade
Author: 0 Saudi, allies list demands to end Qatar blockade

It also insisted that Qatar expel citizens of the four countries from its territory, hand over any individuals suspected of terrorism, and provide detailed information about opposition figures that it has funded in other states. Qatar vehemently denies funding or supporting extremism but acknowledges that it allows members of some extremist groups such as Hamas to live in Qatar , arguing that fostering dialogue with those groups is key to resolving global conflicts.

World Media China landslide site evacuated over concerns of 2nd slide
Author: 0 China landslide site evacuated over concerns of 2nd slide

Wang Yong, a member of China's State Council, or cabinet, dispatched to the disaster site, urged an all-out search-and-rescue effort and measures to prevent further disasters by monitoring geological activity, Xinhua reported . Local authorities have called the landslide a "Level 1" emergency, the highest level of alert. They also decreased the number of missing people. Han Guan Ng and Didi Tang are Associated Press writers.

World Media 20-pound live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport
Author: 0 20-pound live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport

A TSA officer has been arrested after allegedly stealing a large amount of cash from a passenger's carry-on bag. He was charged with third-degree grand theft , according to WFTV. Orlando police say video evidence showed otherwise. Johnson was booked at Orange County Jail and released on bail. The group is urging the TSA to train its agents in the privacy concerns that go with inspecting someone's books or papers.

Author: 0 Prince Philip admitted to hospital

The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to hospital for treatment for an infection , forcing him to miss the Queen's historic Brexit speech. After being kept in for two nights, he was photographed leaving King Edward VII's Hospital in Marylebone, central London , yesterday.

World Media Trump's homeland security adviser announces cyber security partnership with Israel
Author: 0 Trump's homeland security adviser announces cyber security partnership with Israel

U.S. President Donald Trump's Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert announced on Monday that his country and Israel are launching a new cyber security partnership. "We are cooperating with our partners and have acted on several levels to defend Israel", he said, adding, "We will continue everywhere to thwart the threat in a place far from home, and the hackers who are working against us should expect surprises against them not only in cyberspace but also on the physical plane".

Author: 0 Budget office sees 22 million fewer covered with Senate bill

Republicans, who hold 52 Senate seats, can only lose two votes and still pass the bill . The forecast that some 22 or 23 million people would lose healthcare coverage - although they presently enjoy that coverage under the 2010 Affordable Care Act, known as ObamaCare - is due essentially to a drop in the number of people who will be covered by Medicaid, the system that provides care for the most disadvantaged people in the USA, and Medicare, which is created to help retirees.

Author: 0 US military probing reports of strike on IS jail

It said the allegation will be provided to its civilian casualty team for assessment and the results released in a monthly civilian casualty report release with credible and non-credible allegations. He said Observatory reporting had previously been exaggerated. "The Coalition conducted strikes on known ISIS command and control facilities and other ISIS infrastructure in (Mayadeen), Syria, June 25 and 26", Colonel Joe Scrocca, coalition director of public affairs, said in an email to Reuters.

Author: 0 Asserting 'dominance,' Trump seeks boost for USA energy exports

In reference to the recent F16 joint production deal, Trump thanked India for ordering equipment from the U.S. and added that "No one makes military equipment like the United States." he said. Defense is expected to be on the table and could be an issue where both leaders can come together. "I want to make a point here that U.S. relationships with India and Pakistan really stand on their own merits and terms", a senior administration official said.

Author: 0 Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting - bear hugs

Analysts said Monday's meeting at the White House would give Modi the chance to size up a USA leader whose focus has so far been on ties with India's regional rival China. Both leaders warmly shook hands and smiled in what was their first ever meeting. The meeting came less than a month after Mr. Trump announced the USA would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, a deal India signed on to after prodding by the Obama administration and other world leaders.

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