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World Media Hurricanes in Eastern Pacific could cross paths
Author: 0 Hurricanes in Eastern Pacific could cross paths

In fact, the only recorded "first typhoon" that occurred later happened on August 3 in 1998, according to Phil Klotzbach, an atmospheric scientist at Colorado State University who keeps close tabs on storm statistics. For the record, that encompasses tropical storms Fernanda, Greg, Noru, Kulap, and Roke, plus tropical depressions Nine-E, Ten-E, and Eight-W. Neither are threats to land.

World Media Southern California man arrested for smuggling cobras in potato chip cans
Author: 0 Southern California man arrested for smuggling cobras in potato chip cans

Rodrigo Franco has been charged with illegally importing merchandise into the USA in relation to the package, which was intercepted by customs officials on 2 March. He allegedly planned on giving five king cobras to a person who was related to his Asian contact. A day later, a postal worker delivered the package with the turtles shipped from Hong Kong to Franco's Monterey Park home.

World Media Rick Perry Pranked by Russians Into Discussing Pig Manure
Author: 0 Rick Perry Pranked by Russians Into Discussing Pig Manure

As the story spread all over Russian media and was picked up by some worldwide news outlets, Energy Department spokeswoman Shaylyn Hynes confirmed in a statement that Perry was talking to comedians. He said if it works, the Ukrainian president was going to be a "wealthy and successful man". The Jerky Boys were a pair of American pranksters who sold millions of recordings of their prank phone calls with unsuspecting victims in the 1990s.

Author: 0 Standoff at Jerusalem holy site after metal detectors removed

Since the metal detectors were installed, Muslim worshippers have gathered to pray outside the site in order to avoid passing through them. Egypt's Al-Azhar - considered the world's highest seat of Sunni Islamic learning - announced that it would hold an worldwide conference on Jerusalem in late September to discuss the Palestinian-Israeli issue "with relevant institutions and bodies", according to a statement reported by state news agency MENA.

World Media Auto bomb kills seven civilians in Egypt
Author: 0 Auto bomb kills seven civilians in Egypt

The victims - three men, two women and two children - "happened to be in the area in front of the ambush during the blast", the statement added, without saying when the incident happened. 'The terrorist elements are fleeing and leaving their weapons behind'. The seven-day military operation led to the death of 40 militants believed to be members of the IS-affiliated group "Sinai Province".

World Media Nigeria central bank holds benchmark interest rate at 14 pct - governor
Author: 0 Nigeria central bank holds benchmark interest rate at 14 pct - governor

While the naira is about 315 versus the US currency in the official market, it's weaker at 366.45 in the new window, about the same level as on the black market. The CBN Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele who announced the decision of the committee at the end of a two-day meeting held at the apex bank's headquarters in Abuja explained that the six members of the committee agreed to maintain the current monetary policy stance.

World Media Blind Aboriginal musician dies in Australia aged 46
Author: 0 Blind Aboriginal musician dies in Australia aged 46

The ABC has reported there had been people concerned he had not been accessing renal treatment for liver and kidney disease. His death triggered a wave of tributes from the Australian music community and beyond. Dr Yunupingu was a member of two iconic Top End bands, Yothu Yindi and Saltwater Band, before he became an world sensation with the release of his self-titled album in 2008.

World Media CPI(M) should reconsider sending Yechury to RS: Youth League
Author: 0 CPI(M) should reconsider sending Yechury to RS: Youth League

The Bengal Comrades say that Yechury or any other leader, the party should grab the opportunity get the seat with the help of Congress . A majority of the Politburo and Central Committee members from Kerala, including Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan, supported the Prakash Karat camp which argued the party can not compromise on the responsibilities of the general secretary.

World Media Top EU court moves to restore Hamas terror listing
Author: 0 Top EU court moves to restore Hamas terror listing

Judges at the European Court of Justice ( ECJ ) overruled the General Court's view of 2014 that the 28-nation bloc had insufficient evidence to maintain asset freezes and travel bans on Hamas . However, it added that Hamas funds will continue to be frozen pending the outcome of the reconsideration. In May, Hamas issued a new policy document in a bid to rebrand itself with softer positions.

World Media Feeling Heat From Russia Probe, Trump Rips Sessions for Recusal
Author: 0 Feeling Heat From Russia Probe, Trump Rips Sessions for Recusal

Terry McAuliffe , a close friend of Hillary Clinton . "If he would have recused himself before the job, I would have said , 'Thanks, Jeff, but I'm not going to take you.' It's extremely unfair-and that's a mild word-to the President". The Ukrainian president's spokesman did not respond immediately to a request for comment. Trump Jr.'s reply that same day: "Seems we have some time and if it's what you say I love it especially later in the summer".

World Media Amazon announces 450 new United Kingdom head office jobs
Author: 0 Amazon announces 450 new United Kingdom head office jobs

To mark the opening of the new head office, Amazon is funding 1m school children's healthy breakfasts in the upcoming school year through Magic Breakfast, a charity which aims to end hunger as a barrier to education in the United Kingdom through healthy breakfasts.

World Media No evidence 39 Indians are dead, search to continue: Sushma
Author: 0 No evidence 39 Indians are dead, search to continue: Sushma

The Iraqi foreign minister also had said that ISIS had seized control of Badush jail and it was demolished. We didn't get any evidence of mass killing. She said even list of prisoners will help. I want to ask the opposition what benefit will I get by misleading . The Foreign Affairs minister reminding the case of the Vietnam War said that the United States still considers its armed forces personnel missing, who haven't been found since the Vietnam war ended back in the 1970s.

World Media In Lok Sabha, BJD demands statutory status for 15 IITs in country
Author: 0 In Lok Sabha, BJD demands statutory status for 15 IITs in country

I am adjourning the House to allow members and ministers participate in the oath taking of the 14th President and other ceremonies", Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said , adjourning the proceedings till 3 pm. Kharge and Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy appealed to the Speaker to show generosity and revoke the suspension to get the House to resume work. Not allowing MPs to speak has become a trend.

World Media Israel's former foreign minister warns of holy war with Muslim world
Author: 0 Israel's former foreign minister warns of holy war with Muslim world

Prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu's cabinet voted to remove the metal detector gates after a meeting lasting several hours convening for a second time after they had broken off discussions a day earlier. On Friday, Egypt called on Israel to stop the violence against Palestinians at the Al-Aqsa Mosque site and in Jerusalem . Israel's installation of metal detectors over a week ago at the site, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary , brought tensions to a ...

World Media Russian govt may have armed Afghan Taliban, obtained videos suggest
Author: 0 Russian govt may have armed Afghan Taliban, obtained videos suggest

CNN has become a propaganda instrument in a United States misinformation campaign about Russia's alleged weapons supplies to the Taliban in Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday. In the other video, a masked Taliban fighter near Kabul sits with arms he said were obtained in the northern province of Kunduz on the border with Tajikistan.

World Media Kargil Vijay Diwas - Remembering the Kargil war
Author: 0 Kargil Vijay Diwas - Remembering the Kargil war

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that during the 1999 Kargil war, Pakistan "went pleading to America for help" as it was "afraid that it would end up being divided into three parts". - Pakistan asked the U.S. to intervene, but then President Bill Clinton declined to do so until Pakistani troops were withdrawn from the Line of Control.

World Media India orders probe after dead lizard served in meal on passenger train
Author: 0 India orders probe after dead lizard served in meal on passenger train

This comes days after the Comptroller and Auditor General of India said on Saturday that the food sold at Indian railway stations was 'unfit for human consumption'. According to senior railway officer at Mughalsarai, Kishore Kumar, the biggest concern was passengers' health. The incident took place near Chandauli in Uttar Pradesh.

World Media Senate votes 51-50 to start debate on health care law
Author: 0 Senate votes 51-50 to start debate on health care law

Technically, the process will begin with the American Health Care Act , passed by the House in May. Despite a lengthy interruption from protesters in the gallery chanting "shame" and "kill the bill", the Senate voted to proceed to debate on repealing Obamacare on a 50-50 vote that required Vice President Pence to cast the tie-breaker.

World Media With McCain's return, Pence breaks tie on key health care vote
Author: 0 With McCain's return, Pence breaks tie on key health care vote

The "skinny" repeal would eliminate the individual mandate penalty, the employer mandate penalty and the medical device tax from the Affordable Care Act, according to NBC. Meanwhile as the Senate prepared to vote, mayors from Arizona cities were calling for a bipartisan approach to fixing the health-care law. Such an amendment would be expected to fail, however.

World Media Slain cop's mom elated to finally be a grandmother
Author: 0 Slain cop's mom elated to finally be a grandmother

Baby Angelina , nicknamed "Angel", was born July 25, was conceived from sperm frozen before Liu died in December 2014. Liu was slain on December 20, 2014, along with Officer Rafael Ramos by Ismaaiyl Brinsley as they sat inside their marked patrol auto at the intersection of Myrtle and Tompkins Aves.in Bedford-Stuyvesant.

World Media Liverpool should forget Leicester's Mahrez and move focus elsewhere
Author: 0 Liverpool should forget Leicester's Mahrez and move focus elsewhere

Riyad Mahrez is on Wenger's summer shortlist. The Sun also claims that Wenger had the chance to sign Mahrez for £35m past year but didn't make an offer. "But for me when I was at the likes of Birmingham City and Blackburn Rovers and they were signing players, of course you worry because you're questioning if he's been bought to replace you!" However, the vehemence of Arsene Wenger's determination to hold onto the Chilean global, means it unlikely the Leicester player will get his wish.

World Media Sen. John McCain to return to Senate Tuesday for health care vote
Author: 0 Sen. John McCain to return to Senate Tuesday for health care vote

John McCain condemned the tribal politics besetting the nation. The senator blasted the process through which Republicans have crafted their healthcare legislation, shutting out Democrats and writing the bill out of public view. "It's a malignant cancer, so the concern is that it comes back even after you operate on it". A few minutes earlier, McCain dramatically entered the chamber for the pivotal vote, his first since surgery and his cancer diagnosis in Arizona.

World Media ObamaCare overhaul effort narrowly passes first test in Senate
Author: 0 ObamaCare overhaul effort narrowly passes first test in Senate

McCain bemoaned the lack of legislative action in Congress, and his party's secretive process in working on repealing and replacing Obamacare . That House bill, which would make substantial cuts to Medicaid , the government-run insurance program for low-income Americans, is unpopular with many Americans and even President Donald Trump has called it "mean".

World Media HPD Chief Art Acevedo heads to Austin to oppose 'bathroom bill'
Author: 0 HPD Chief Art Acevedo heads to Austin to oppose 'bathroom bill'

Supporters of permitless handgun carry in the Lone Star State have a glimmer of hope with a new bill introduced this week - if the state's avowedly pro-gun governor plays ball. "Folks will feel emboldened, they will feel that they can discriminate, they will feel that they can target and they will feel they can have vigilante justice out there because of this law", he added.

World Media Trump calls Attorney General Sessions 'beleaguered' in tweet
Author: 0 Trump calls Attorney General Sessions 'beleaguered' in tweet

Trump tweeted: "A new INTELLIGENCE LEAK from the Amazon Washington Post , this time against A.G. Jeff Sessions.These illegal leaks, like Comey's, must stop!" President Donald Trump lashed out at Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Rep. Trump's namesake has become a focus of the investigation after it was revealed that he, Kushner and Manafort met with Russian representatives at Trump Tower in June 2016.

Author: 0 Russian senator: Trump will not appease his enemies by sanctioning Russia further

Republican and Democratic lawmakers reached a deal on the sanctions Saturday, and the House of Representatives is due to vote on the bill Tuesday. A document note prepared for an EC meeting on Wednesday seen by the daily, states that the European Union "should stand ready to act within days" if the USA measures were "adopted without European Union concerns being taken into account".

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