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World Media Canadian diplomat in Cuba also suffered 'unusual symptoms'
Author: 0 Canadian diplomat in Cuba also suffered 'unusual symptoms'

The cause? A covert sonic device - an acoustic weapon - that's being used to terrorize the diplomatic staff. A U.S. state department spokeswoman would not give details on the nature of the injuries or how many people were affected, but confirmed that a number of USA diplomats had returned home for treatment.At least two staff are said to be suffering serious health problems as a result of the alleged "sonic attack".

World Media Far-right's anti-refugee ship helped out by refugee rescue boat
Author: 0 Far-right's anti-refugee ship helped out by refugee rescue boat

A spokesman for Sea-Eye, which has been accused of "colluding" with Libyan people smugglers, confirmed it was headed to the stranded ship. Several crew members reportedly later sought asylum. "They said they don't need or want our help", Sea-Eye founder Michael Buschheuer told Reuters news agency by telephone. The C Star released a distress signal when its engine failed, leaving it unable to maneuver.

World Media In Four Months, Trump DC Hotel Made $2 Million in Profit
Author: 0 In Four Months, Trump DC Hotel Made $2 Million in Profit

The average daily room rate in the Trump hotel was $660.28 from January to April, while similar hotels charged $495.91, according to the Journal . Out of the $18 million made in revenue, the hotel made a profit of almost $2 million despite budgeting for a $2.1 million loss.

World Media Lavrov: Russia to protect itself in 'sanctions war'
Author: 0 Lavrov: Russia to protect itself in 'sanctions war'

The top Russian diplomat did not comment on North Korea's threats that it could launch a salvo of ICBMs toward the US Pacific territory of Guam; neither did he elaborate on a more hawkish stance adopted by US President Donald Trump toward Pyongyang in recent days.

World Media Exeter Hospital evacuated after reports of odor, several ambulances respond to scene
Author: 0 Exeter Hospital evacuated after reports of odor, several ambulances respond to scene

About 20 patients were affected by the incident, including some who experienced dizziness, she added. About 20 people evacuated from the hospital were being medically evaluated, the spokesperson told WMUR. Patients on stretchers outside Exeter Hospital. The hospital shuttered the operating and emergency rooms "out of an abundance of caution". Investigators are working to determine the cause of the odor.

World Media 'All patriots' should be able to serve, says new Navy secretary
Author: 0 'All patriots' should be able to serve, says new Navy secretary

Spencer was confirmed earlier this month, a week after Trump's transgender ban. Last year, many transgender service members came forward after being assured by the Obama administration that they could serve openly in the military. Meanwhile, two LGBT advocacy groups have filed the first federal lawsuit against the ban. The lawsuit makes this claim based on "information and belief".

World Media Trump endorses Strange; Brooks said president was misled
Author: 0 Trump endorses Strange; Brooks said president was misled

Trump endorsed odd this week in the Alabama primary, siding with McConnell in a race that also includes former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, who is leading polls. Brooks asks Trump if it was time that he should tell McConnell and Strange, "You're fired". As of writing, Trump has yet to switch change his endorsement from unusual to Brooks.

World Media US Fighters Now Control Half Of ISIS Capital, Hit 'Stiffer Resistance'
Author: 0 US Fighters Now Control Half Of ISIS Capital, Hit 'Stiffer Resistance'

Turkey has introduced new regulations at a border crossing with northwestern Syria , allowing only the transport of humanitarian aid, after an al-Qaida-linked group took control of the Syrian post. Eighty-four percent were people internally displaced, the rest fleeing overseas. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces launched a wide offensive to capture IS's de facto capital of Raqqa on June 6.

World Media Willis Lease Finance Corporation (WLFC) CFO Buys 500 Shares of Stock
Author: 0 Willis Lease Finance Corporation (WLFC) CFO Buys 500 Shares of Stock

BlackRock Inc. now owns 3,851,727 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $149,254,000 after buying an additional 3,826,090 shares during the period. During the same period previous year, the firm earned $1.39 EPS. Analysts forecast that Air Lease Corporation will post $3.45 earnings per share for the current year.

World Media Middlesbrough FC agree on sale of midfield star Marten De Roon
Author: 0 Middlesbrough FC agree on sale of midfield star Marten De Roon

The 26-year-old enjoyed a relatively good season in the Premier League last season, finishing as the joint second top scorer for the relegated team with 4 goals to his name. Aston Villa were credited with an interest, while offers from unnamed Premier League clubs are said to have been discounted amid fears over a lack of regular playing time.

World Media LuAnn De Lesseps' RHONY Marriage Comments Are So Uncomfortable Now
Author: 0 LuAnn De Lesseps' RHONY Marriage Comments Are So Uncomfortable Now

So we're home in New York City, where there is considerably less tequila and Bethenny is back to saying things like "p-y sauna" and "I'm having an anxiety attack". Luann told the cameras she thought it was a good move that Tinsley threw the party so that Sonja couldn't be mad that she hadn't thrown her a party.

World Media 20 killed in Egypt train collision
Author: 0 20 killed in Egypt train collision

One of the trains was travelling from Cairo, the other from Port Said, according to local media. The crash also injured 58 people. The other train is then believed to have crashed into it. Many of those were relatives who had been returning from a wedding. That accident came months after a train carrying military conscripts derailed, killing 17 people, and nearly a year after 47 schoolchildren were killed when a train crashed into their bus.

World Media USA drone strikes in Somalia target al-Shabaab fighters
Author: 0 USA drone strikes in Somalia target al-Shabaab fighters

A suicide bomber blew himself up in front of a mosque in the centre of Somalia's capital Mogadishu on Friday, killing a soldier, police said, and Islamist group al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack. While its fighters were forced out of Mogadishu in 2011 by Somali and African Union forces, they still conduct regular attacks. At least one person was reported to have been killed, and three were wounded in a powerful vehicle bomb explosion in Somali capital, Mogadishu on ...

World Media Morocco Confirms its Bid to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup
Author: 0 Morocco Confirms its Bid to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup

It's a long shot, for sure: The United States, which would host 60 of the 80 matches of a tournament that will expand to 48 teams in 2026, has the infrastructure in place already, and Mexico and Canada aren't exactly lacking for stadiums, either.

World Media BMW violently plunges off Texas parking garage
Author: 0 BMW violently plunges off Texas parking garage

The woman driving the vehicle that fell was woman seriously injured. The incident happened July 13 at the Littlefield Garage at 6th and Brazos streets, according to Fox 7. Therefore, Burch put his Tahoe in drive and drove forward, but the auto landed on the back of his vehicle. In September 2016, that same garage was cited by Austin officials over unsafe barrier cable systems.

World Media Jagan writes to EC, says
Author: 0 Jagan writes to EC, says "Shoot CM" remark blown out of proportion

Meanwhile, Jagan's second outburst evoked a rash of protests from the Telugu Desam Party. "The people should understand and gauge the consequences if he were made Chief Minister". "What is wrong in asking for Naidu's hanging for cheating the public with false promises?" "A person like Chandrababu Naidu should be shot in public for his double speak and unending deeds of corruption".

World Media Death toll from strong China quake rises to 24
Author: 0 Death toll from strong China quake rises to 24

All-out rescue efforts were continuing. Authorities are still trying to rescue victims from the famous tourist areas. More than 30,000 tourists were evacuated by late Wednesday. 11, 2017. At least six visitors and two Jiuzhaigou residents were among the quake dead. A French man, Maxence Vallon, 18, a Canadian woman and another unidentified foreigner were among the injured, according to the provincial government.

World Media The cost will be high if nuclear deal violated, Iran warns
Author: 0 The cost will be high if nuclear deal violated, Iran warns

For his part, Kono said it is Japan's policy to expand comprehensive relations with Iran. On Aug. 3, the No. 2-ranking official in North Korea, president of the Supreme People's Assembly Kim Yong Nam, arrived in Tehran for a 10-day visit, longer than many honeymoons and suspected to be chock-full of meetings on how the two can widen cooperation in a range of fields and battle sanctions hand-in-hand.

World Media USA destroyer challenges China's claims in South China Sea
Author: 0 USA destroyer challenges China's claims in South China Sea

This is the third time that the US Navy has conducted a "freedom of navigation operation" or "fonop" under the Donald Trump presidency. A U.S. Navy official told The Associated Press that the destroyer USS John S. Recently, China-ASEAN foreign ministers' meeting adopted the framework of the Code of Conduct (COC).The Code of conduct states that South China Sea disputes should be addressed through negotiations and consultations among the countries directly concerned, and China and ASEAN ...

World Media Trump returns to the attack on North Korea with fresh threats
Author: 0 Trump returns to the attack on North Korea with fresh threats

Reporters were at the Trump National Golf Club at Bedminster on Thursday, when the president spoke before cameras. "He is risky", Humphrey said in the letter. "He is sick of mind, impetuous, arrogant, belligerent and risky". President Donald Trump put that notion to bed with two strong statements about the consequences if Kim Jong-un decides to attack the USA or its allies.

World Media China to remain 'neutral' if North Korea attacks first
Author: 0 China to remain 'neutral' if North Korea attacks first

North Korea this week threatened to create an "enveloping fire" around the strategically important Pacific island, located about 2,100 miles to its southeast. "I feel it would be a pretty stupid idea to do that", she said. The reclusive communist country, technically still at war with the United States and South Korea after the 1950-53 Korean conflict ended with a truce and not a peace treaty, is known for making bellicose threats.

World Media Amid Dokhlam standoff, Sushma Swaraj meets Bhutanese Foreign Minister Damcho Dorji
Author: 0 Amid Dokhlam standoff, Sushma Swaraj meets Bhutanese Foreign Minister Damcho Dorji

State-run media in China said India's Defence Minister Arun Jaitley's recent remarks are sending a signal to Beijing that New Delhi is preparing for the possible military clashes. China and India fought a border war in 1962 and much of their frontier remains unsettled despite several rounds of official-level talks. Since no breakthrough is expected in the seven-week-long standoff at Doklam with China, the Indian Army is closely monitoring the entire border with China - along Sikkim, ...

World Media Services sector growth moderated to 7.7pc in FY17: Eco Survey
Author: 0 Services sector growth moderated to 7.7pc in FY17: Eco Survey

He revealed that about 5.4 lakh new tax payers have been added since Prime Minister Narendra Modi declared Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes invalid on November 8, 2016. The Survey named Goods and Services Tax (GST) as the most significant economic reform put into practice during the financial year 2016-17. Authored by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian and tabled in Parliament, the Survey said farm loan waiver could cut economy demand by up to 0.7 per cent of GDP.

World Media I'm my own man, insists Van Niekerk
Author: 0 I'm my own man, insists Van Niekerk

Makwala had been barred from running in Tuesday's 400m final after being diagnosed with the stomach ailment on Monday - which under English health recommendations requires 48 hours' quarantine. I mean, I barely made it to second place. "Maybe at the next competition, everyone will look at me instead", he said. Makwala needed to run a time of 20.53secs or faster to reach the semi-finals.

World Media Shares Trading unchanged at $37.29 (DIN) DineEquity, Inc. Reports Second Quarter…
Author: 0 Shares Trading unchanged at $37.29 (DIN) DineEquity, Inc. Reports Second Quarter…

The stock was acquired at an average cost of $44.07 per share, for a total transaction of $99,818.55. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI increased its position in shares of DineEquity by 2.6% in the second quarter. Shares of the company are trading at $38.81 which is quite a bit below $42.15, the stock's 50 day moving average and much lower than the 200 day moving average of $51.74.

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