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World Media Russian Federation blocks United Nations condemnation of North Korea 'missile'
Author: 0 Russian Federation blocks United Nations condemnation of North Korea 'missile'

Pyongyang has ramped up tensions with the US and South Korea this week, after leader Kim Jong-un supervised the launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Tuesday. Vincent K. Brooks , the American general leading US troops in South Korea claimed on Wednesday that despite the North Koreans' "repeated provocation", the U.S.in maintaining "patience and self restraint" for now.

World Media Trudeau to give keynote at USA governors' summit
Author: 0 Trudeau to give keynote at USA governors' summit

While Canadian federal governments have long pursued ties with USA state governments, Trudeau, confronted with a president skeptical of multilateral pacts and the global order more generally, has made sub-presidential connections a greater priority than his predecessors.

World Media Gov. Christie beach controversy inspires new legislation
Author: 0 Gov. Christie beach controversy inspires new legislation

Now those rumors are really spinning with the announcement that the New Jersey governor is headed to the mic next week to host two days of sports talk. The deeply unpopular Republican governor is term-limited and will be looking for a job. The new version, which appeared in meme-form all over social media recently, is based on the recent NJ state government shutdown, which resulted in the closing of several state parks and beaches , including Island Beach State Park.

World Media Alamo fire explodes to 3000 acres; mandatory evacuations ordered, shelter opened
Author: 0 Alamo fire explodes to 3000 acres; mandatory evacuations ordered, shelter opened

All Santa Barbara County fire stations are manned, according to Gina DePinto, communications manager for Santa Barbara County, and additional equipment will continue to be staged in reserve in case of increased threat due to weather. For current fire information, visit Cal Fire's Incident Log here . The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department and the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District have issued an Air Quality Watch for northern Santa Barbara County because of smoke ...

World Media We are developing missile defences: Turnbull
Author: 0 We are developing missile defences: Turnbull

Australia is developing defences against missile attack but the US THAAD system is "not really suitable" for Australia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says. On Tuesday, the military forces from the US and South Korea launched surface-to-surface missiles in reaction to North Korea's recent test-launch of an ICBM.

Author: 0 Dallas Police Hold Panel Discussion a Year After Ambush

It will take place at 6:30 p.m. on the plaza in front of Dallas City Hall. One of the officers injured in the attack past year was Gretchen Rocha, originally from Fox Lake, Wisconsin. on Friday, July 7, turn on the lights of the patrol vehicles and participate in one minute of radio silence. These vests can be worn over the standard ballistic vests officers wear for added protection in a situation where an ambush may be likely or in an active shooting situation, according to Police Chief ...

World Media Teen rape victim sentenced to 30 years for having stilborn
Author: 0 Teen rape victim sentenced to 30 years for having stilborn

She simply experienced an obstetric emergency and the state prosecutor has badly interpreted the facts and unfortunately the judge hasn't listened to the witnesses that told her there was no direct proof. The law, which was brought in in 1998, criminalises all forms of abortion and some women can be jailed for 40 years. Hopes had been raised that the ban would be relaxed amid a groundswell of public and medical support for a parliamentary bill proposing to allow abortion in cases of rape ...

World Media Fire ban now in effect
Author: 0 Fire ban now in effect

The local fire department has placed sprinkler protection units at numerous properties evacuated on Thursday to keep the structures wet and prevent them from catching fire, Richmond said. 108 Mile Ranch Community west of Highway 97. 120 firefighters are trying to contain the flames today, along with air support and heavy equipment.

World Media Arsenal submit improved €45m bid for Thomas Lemar
Author: 0 Arsenal submit improved €45m bid for Thomas Lemar

The Gunners are set to make another splash in the transfer window, after spending almost £50m for Alexandre Lacazette. As the French newspaper point out, "The transfer window has only just begun" and there's still plenty of time left for Arsenal to do a deal for the wide player.

World Media IPhones Have All OLED Displays
Author: 0 IPhones Have All OLED Displays

We've actually seen other companies unveil fingerprint readers embedded in a display, but nearly immediately after that was announced analysts chimed in saying it wasn't "good enough" for an Apple product, which forced them to cast even more doubt that Apple had figured it out for their own iPhone .

World Media Governor Greitens signs 'Blue Alert' bill into law
Author: 0 Governor Greitens signs 'Blue Alert' bill into law

He said that he will allow a bill blocking the city's increase to become law without his signature . The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Greitens refusal to sign the law was a political choice. The rate is now $13 an hour. That's why they are different in some cities, even within the same state. The $10 hourly wage was slated to increase to $11 an hour in January 2018, but Greitens cited economic consequences if he didn't stop the ordinance from going through.

World Media Says Texas has fixed 'discriminatory' voter ID law
Author: 0 Says Texas has fixed 'discriminatory' voter ID law

Last year, the US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Senate Bill 14 disproportionately targeted minority voters who were less likely to have one of seven forms of identifications it required they show at the polls. The DOJ, meanwhile, argued in its brief for the newly amended law to stand and for the court not to consider any new remedies. Texas had previously been blocked from implementing the law by a provision of the Voting Rights Act that was gutted by the 2013 Supreme Court decision ...

World Media Ex-Audi manager faces criminal charges in Volkswagen emissions scandal
Author: 0 Ex-Audi manager faces criminal charges in Volkswagen emissions scandal

Pamio is the eighth person charged in the US case against Volkswagen, which has cost the automaker more than $24 billion in government penalties and owner restitution. "Pamio and co-conspirators deliberately failed to disclose the software functions, and they knowingly misrepresented that the vehicles complied with" emissions standards, the government said.

World Media Hawaii judge declines to clarify travel ban
Author: 0 Hawaii judge declines to clarify travel ban

The state was asking Watson to clarify what the high court meant last month when it said the government can refuse entry by citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen who do not have a "bona fide" relationship with a person or entity in the United States.

World Media Malala finishes school, joins Twitter
Author: 0 Malala finishes school, joins Twitter

Yousafzai has been an outspoken advocate for education across the globe, where many young girls are not allowed to go to school. For those unfamiliar with Yousafzai's story, it is an incredible one. She was made a UN Messenger of Peace earlier this year. Saying each girl's story is unique and girls' voices are most powerful weapons in the fight for education and equality, Malala asked if we would join her in her fight for girls, both on and off Twitter.

World Media Toyota Opens Billion Dollar, State-Of-The-Art North American Headquarters In Texas
Author: 0 Toyota Opens Billion Dollar, State-Of-The-Art North American Headquarters In Texas

Attendees got the first glimpse of Toyota's new corporate campus, which the company says reaffirms its longstanding commitment to the United States. The head office of wholly owned subsidiary Toyota Motor North America Inc.is a seven-building complex that brings together the group's sales and financial operations in California, production unit in Kentucky and public relations company in NY.

World Media Sparks fly after SANEF granted court interdict
Author: 0 Sparks fly after SANEF granted court interdict

Absa has been granted an urgent interdict against Black First Land First (BLF ) stopping the organisation from holding illegal protests against it and its branches. This was the message from the Portfolio Committee on Communications as it welcomed the interdict handed down by the South Gauteng High Court, preventing BLF from threatening journalists.

World Media Man claims to have bomb inside Wells Fargo on Windy Hill Road
Author: 0 Man claims to have bomb inside Wells Fargo on Windy Hill Road

Cobb police Chief Mike Register said officers are in contact with the man, who identified himself as Brian Easley. He "made general threats", Chilton said. About an hour later, he called the WSBT and spent almost an hour detailing his life and his demands. A nearby Chick-fil-A restaurant was on lockdown because of the situation at the bank, manager Hailey Vines said.

World Media OnePlus 5 hits DxOMark with good scores for both Mobile and Video
Author: 0 OnePlus 5 hits DxOMark with good scores for both Mobile and Video

The Sony-made dual setup lens includes a 16-megapixel wide-angle lens sensor with f/1.7 aperture and a 20-megapixel telephoto lens with f/2.6 aperture and has seen rave reviews from pundits. The launch of OnePlus 5 was expected to change that with top-notch camera sensors to maintain a ideal balance of colour and white balance in all lighting conditions.

World Media Professional marathoner outruns 2 black bears
Author: 0 Professional marathoner outruns 2 black bears

He says he can't swim, and knows better than to try to climb a tree to escape a bear, so he decided running was his only option when they charged. And he knew bears could climb. Though they sniffed at the door, the black bears did not enter, Marube said. "I've been running this road for four years, I never thought of meeting a bear here".

World Media Polish President Calls Media Frenzy Over Wife's Trump Handshake
Author: 0 Polish President Calls Media Frenzy Over Wife's Trump Handshake "Fake News"

The president has repeatedly boasted about the stock market's all-time highs over the past few days as he continued to take aim at what he falsely deems the "fake news media". On Thursday, The New York Times reported that Trump's aides are anxious about the Trump-Putin meeting, and that they want to be able to structure the meeting because "they don't trust him to be able to handle it", Bolton said.

World Media Ex-Gitmo has received multimillion payment from Canada
Author: 0 Ex-Gitmo has received multimillion payment from Canada

Public safety minister Ralph Goodale and Justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould publicly acknowledged the settlement for the first time during a press conference in Ottawa after it was widely reported that Khadr and his lawyers received a $10.5-million settlement on Wednesday.

World Media Trump Says Mexico Should 'Absolutely' Pay for Border Wall
Author: 0 Trump Says Mexico Should 'Absolutely' Pay for Border Wall

The Mexican leader made a decision to cancel after Trump signed an executive order that called for plans to be drawn up to build a wall along the U.S. Trump first met Pena Nieto in August 2016 when he was still a presidential candidate. Trump has shied away from the border-wall rhetoric recently, though it served as one of his biggest points on the campaign trail.

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