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World Media Sean Spicer is still expected to leave the White House
Author: 0 Sean Spicer is still expected to leave the White House

They came up with a slew of puns, comparisons and words that rhymed with "mooch". Even at that point, however, Lizza seemed reluctant to reveal much of what he and Scaramucci had discussed . The comments , which were largely threatening, exposed expletive-filled rants aimed a several White House staff members. He talked about how Priebus was ousted shortly after Scaramucci's public, vicious feud with Priebus.

World Media Dubai: Fire strikes another tower, no injury reported
Author: 0 Dubai: Fire strikes another tower, no injury reported

He said investigators believe either a cigarette or the high temperatures of 43 degrees Celsius ignited the blaze. A video taken by the Khaleej Times newspaper showed fire trucks and ambulances deployed at the scene and residents leaving the tower.

World Media North Korea, sea-feud issues, delay Asean communiqué
Author: 0 North Korea, sea-feud issues, delay Asean communiqué

It is unclear whether Asean will take a tougher line on North Korea , as advocated by the United States, or stick to its position of calling for calm and adherence to UN Security Council resolutions. The Philippines has softened its stand on its disputes with China since President Rodrigo Duterte took office previous year although the country won a favourable ruling from the Permanent Court of Arbitration shortly before his presidency.

World Media Scaramucci wrote 'Communications Plan' to WH staffers
Author: 0 Scaramucci wrote 'Communications Plan' to WH staffers

The White House did not immediately respond to a request from Reuters for comment. Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci vowed to make a triumphant return after he "goes dark" for a bit after he was unceremoniously canned from his job on Monday.

World Media Possible Oklahoma Tornado Injures More Than A Dozen
Author: 0 Possible Oklahoma Tornado Injures More Than A Dozen

A survey team with the National Weather Service in Tulsa was sent Sunday morning to determine whether severe thunderstorms did, in fact, spawn a tornado. Some of the damaged power poles leaned precariously over roadways, with power lines dangling to the ground, and forced the closing of Interstate 244 for about two hours immediately after the storm.

Author: 0 UN Security Council unanimously adopts tougher sanctions on North Korea

However, experts doubt the capability of the missiles to hit their targets. In his meetings with the Japanese and South Korean officials, Dunford will likely discuss steps to increase pressure on North Korea , including strengthening the deployment of US forces in the region and joint exercises.

World Media China, ASEAN Approve Framework of Code of Conduct in South China Sea
Author: 0 China, ASEAN Approve Framework of Code of Conduct in South China Sea

Ahead of the launch of the annual gathering of foreign ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Vietnam made a bold play against China with a raft of suggested changes to a planned joint communique. The foreign ministers from other countries, including Japan, the United States, China and the two Koreas, will join the meeting later to complete the attendance by all 27 member countries.

World Media Germany seeks answers over tainted eggs
Author: 0 Germany seeks answers over tainted eggs

The information was not shared because of a fraud investigation, a spokeswoman for Belgium's food safety agency said . German authorities are frustrated by the apparent delay in informing European neighbors. Manufactured by Germany's BASF among other companies, fipronil is commonly used in veterinary products to get rid of fleas, lice and ticks. Schmidt was responding to a report on Belgian broadcaster VRT which cited the food safety agency as saying it had not disclosed the possible ...

Author: 0 China Realises North Korea Is Becoming Greater Threat

Representatives from Southeast Asian countries plan to discuss at the summit what other action to take in response to North Korea's recent missile tests. Neither oil nor new air restrictions are included in the resolution. North Korea has accused the United States and South Korea of escalating tensions by conducting military exercises.

World Media Thai Man Grabbed and Mauled by Bear after Taunting it with Food
Author: 0 Thai Man Grabbed and Mauled by Bear after Taunting it with Food

Aggravated, the 6-year-old female bear stood up on its hind legs, took hold of the man's wrist and dragged him into the enclosure. As his horrified friends on the other side of the wall desperately attempt to divert its attention with sticks and a steel pipe, the full-grown bear continues to feast away on the hapless Mr Promratee.

World Media China Set for Easy Ride From Asean on Disputed South China Sea
Author: 0 China Set for Easy Ride From Asean on Disputed South China Sea

The ASEAN ministers failed to release the joint statement as expected after meeting on Saturday due to their differences on the sea issue, with Vietnam pushing for tougher language and Cambodia lobbying hard for China. The code of conduct framework was useful to build confidence, said Philippine security expert Rommel Banlaoi, but was not enough to manage and prevent conflict in the South China Sea.

World Media 'Terrorist' rebellion thwarted at Venezuela military base
Author: 0 'Terrorist' rebellion thwarted at Venezuela military base

The video shows a man who identifies himself as Captain Juan Caguaripano - a former National Guard captain - surrounded by a group wearing military fatigues, some of whom are armed. A new assembly loyal to President Nicolas Maduro fired the country's attorney general, Luisa Ortega , one of his most vociferous critics, triggering a firestorm of condemnation from the USA and Latin American nations.

World Media Deputy AG Says DOJ Crackdown Is Targeting Leakers, Not Journalists
Author: 0 Deputy AG Says DOJ Crackdown Is Targeting Leakers, Not Journalists

Rosenstein's remarks backed off from the threats last week by his boss, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, that journalists could become a new target in the Trump administration's war on leakers. "Bob Mueller understands and I understand the specific scope of the investigation, and so no its not a fishing expedition", Rosenstein told Fox News' Chris Wallace.

World Media Brothers and sisters across India gear up to celebrate Raksha Bandhan
Author: 0 Brothers and sisters across India gear up to celebrate Raksha Bandhan

Like most other celebrations, Raksha Bandhan will remain incomplete without listening to some popular Hindi songs that signify the love between brothers and sisters. Expensive or low-cost, the gift is cherished by all sisters. Sisters tie a rakhi around the brother's wrist for his wellness and pray for his safety.

World Media Atlantic high pressure to affect weekday weather
Author: 0 Atlantic high pressure to affect weekday weather

There is a 70 percent chance of rain Monday and 80 percent chance Tuesday . Highs on Monday will struggle to reach into the upper 70s with most areas only getting into the mid-70s. The southern half of New Jersey should become sunny with a high near 84, the weather service says. Saturday will be partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms.

World Media Mike Pence Insists He's Not Mulling A Presidential Run In 2020
Author: 0 Mike Pence Insists He's Not Mulling A Presidential Run In 2020

He released a statement Sunday following a New York Times report that he was considering his own presidential bid in the 2020 race. The Times - accurately - reported that Pence has been "the pacesetter" for setting up political organizing around the 2020 elections among Republicans.

World Media Knifeman arrested at Eiffel Tower 'wanted to kill soldier'
Author: 0 Knifeman arrested at Eiffel Tower 'wanted to kill soldier'

The French 19-year-old tried to break through security checks at the base of the iconic tower while brandishing a knife and shouting "Allahu akbar" ("God is great"), according to Reuters. He said he wanted to attack a soldier. The company that manages the tower said in a statement Sunday that no one was hurt in the incident , which occurred soon before closing time Saturday night.

World Media Syrian Army takes last ISIL-held Homs town
Author: 0 Syrian Army takes last ISIL-held Homs town

The war monitor says the regime forces are now targetting areas in Damascus and the outskirts of Eastern Ghouta, with more than 190 missiles and tens of shells fired within the last 72 hours. Government troops are advancing towards the militant group's strongholds in East Syria, reported Al-Jazeera . Syrian state news agency SANA reported earlier on Saturday that the army was advancing into al-Sukhna from three directions.

World Media Ashwin strikes for India
Author: 0 Ashwin strikes for India

Ashwin had completed a milestone in the Galle Test by making his 50th appearance for India and he completed another one on Friday when he launched a towering six over long-off when on 48. A change is evident and hopefully this bonhomie will last despite Jadeja's one-match ban. And the wheels came off. Dilruwan Perera and Dhananjaya de Silva and Niroshan Dickwella entertained, but that wasn't going to give Sri Lanka the miraculous escape they were hoping for.

World Media Gunmen attack not church invasion - Obiano
Author: 0 Gunmen attack not church invasion - Obiano

It is not yet clear as to how many gunmen carried out this heinous act. The attack took place early in the morning at around 6 am local time when worshippers had gathered for a Sunday mass. But worshippers refuted the police account of the number of attackers and death toll. "He stated, that such conduct shows the people behind the act do not fear God", but that the police had launched a manhunt of those behind the act, even as he assured that everybody behind the act would be brought to ...

World Media Former Nagaland chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu wins assembly bypoll
Author: 0 Former Nagaland chief minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu wins assembly bypoll

While Mr Liezietsu got 8026 votes, his only opponent Kekhrielhoulie Yhome got 4558 votes. A total of 78.55 % voters voted in Northern Angami-I assembly constituency by-poll. Liezietsu's rival has been attacking him for not being the member of the assembly. On the reported appointment of Lok Sabha MP Neiphiu Rio as interim president of NPF by the NPF Legislature Party, Yitachu dismissed such appointment saying nowhere does a legislature elects a party president.

World Media Israel moves to close Al Jazeera's offices over 'support for terrorism'
Author: 0 Israel moves to close Al Jazeera's offices over 'support for terrorism'

Ayoub Kara made the announcement on Sunday during a press conference, where he said that he meant to lodge a request to revoke credentials of all Al Jazeera journalists and close down the network's office in Jerusalem. We will act like Saudi Arabia, Egypt , Jordan, Bahrain and more, which expelled the inciting channel from their countries. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman has likened its coverage to "Nazi Germany-style" propaganda, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently accused ...

World Media Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao to move Supreme Court over GST
Author: 0 Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao to move Supreme Court over GST

However, the Telangana state government, which has been opposing levy of GST on irrigation, drinking water and housing projects, wants it to be completely lifted for people-centric schemes. "By implementing GST, the project estimates will increase and the same can not be included in the Budget now". Imposition of GST on projects, work on which began before the roll out of the new tax regime on July 1, would translate into a loss of ₹19,000 crore.

World Media McConnell rebuffs Senate Democrats' outreach on tax reform
Author: 0 McConnell rebuffs Senate Democrats' outreach on tax reform

My God, we got enough debt. After the Republicans' latest attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act failed, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer believes it's time to focus on bipartisan solutions. He's home receiving cancer treatment. His absence for the next two weeks, before the Senate begins it recess, probably denies leaders their best chance of turning that vote around.

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