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World Media Disgruntled restaurant employee shot 1, holding hostages in downtown Charleston
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Mayor John Tecklenburg is telling reporters that a disgruntled restaurant employee has shot one person and is now holding hostages, the Associated Press reports. Images from the scene showed police and SWAT officers with guns drawn and a shattered front door of the restaurant. Andrew Locke, another salon employee, said the situation was "nerve-wracking", especially in trying to take care of customers.

World Media Leaders say European Union must find agreement on posted workers directive
Author: 0 Leaders say European Union must find agreement on posted workers directive

He wants EU-wide reform of the rules. Macron won the elections with a pro-EU platform, but he also promised voters to tackle problems within the EU. "We will defend our position to the very end, because it is a position that is in the interests of Polish workers". Macronomy: What now for French finances? Poland is the country that benefits most from the Posted Workers Directive .

World Media James Clapper: I question Trump's fitness for office
Author: 0 James Clapper: I question Trump's fitness for office

He also wrote: "I requested that Mitch M & Paul R tie the Debt Ceiling legislation into the popular V.A. Bill (which just passed) for easy approval". On Tuesday, Clapper blasted Trump following his fiery campaign speech in Phoenix. "So there's very little in the way of controls over exercising a nuclear option, which is pretty damn scary".

World Media Spain Tracks Terror Trail, Prevents Imminent Concert Attack in Netherlands
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In this image taken from video Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb speaks to the media in Rotterdam , Wednesday Aug. 23, 2017, after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat. The worldwide connections of the cell of mostly Moroccan nationals behind the Spanish attacks are being probed as investigators retrace their movements to France and Belgium.

World Media Ronaldo named UEFA player of season for 2016
Author: 0 Ronaldo named UEFA player of season for 2016

It was earlier last week that the Portuguese global was shortlisted alongside Juventus captain and goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi for the silverware. Buffon, 39, was the losing goalkeeper as Madrid beat Juventus in the Champions League final in Cardiff, but helped his club to an Italian Double. It was for the second consecutive time, but third in overall, with his first coming off following his spectacular performance in the 2013-14 season.

World Media IAS finds serious irregularity in Kian's death
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The lawyer said she was considering filing murder charges against the Caloocan policemen involved in the killing of Kian. Kian delos Santos was shot kneeling down, the Philippine National Police (PNP) confirmed Thursday, August 24. He said the DOJ has no basis in saying this, especially after Aguirre's statement that the NBI is investigating only 30 cases of alleged extra judicial killings.

World Media South Korea, China mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties
Author: 0 South Korea, China mark 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties

The new "maximum pressure" policy imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump to press China to increase and effectively enforce economic sanctions has produced a total ban on the export of coal and other minerals imposed in July that could deprive the North Korean government of more than $1 billion in annual revenue.

World Media US Secretary Mattis in Kiev as Ukraine seeks battlefield weapons
Author: 0 US Secretary Mattis in Kiev as Ukraine seeks battlefield weapons

The statement from Kiev did not specify how Trump reached out but suggested it may have been a written note of salutations in writing. Fighting in Eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russia-backed rebels has killed more than 10,000 people since 2014, and Mattis' trip coincides with USA deliberations about further steps in the Ukranian crisis.

World Media Trump's silliest threat yet: Shutting down the government
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Senate to support a "down payment" on the construction of a wall on the nation's southern border with Mexico. He said that even if Republicans and Democrats still can't agree right away on wall funding, Congress would likely approve a stopgap extension to keep the government operating until everything is resolved, the Post reported .

World Media 8 missing after landslide in Swiss Alps
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Among the missing are citizens of Germany , Austria and Switzerland , according to local residents, the missing climbers. However on Thursday morning they said search teams, assisted by a helicopter, had been looking through the night for the eight missing people.

Author: 0 Percent of Americans See Trump as Divider, Poll Finds

Trump and the GOP's challenge is to make it clear they reject the hate groups, Graham said. According to the poll released on Thursday, President Donald Trump is doing more to divide the country, 62 percent of voters said, while 31 percent said he is doing more to unite the country.

World Media Seven dead, several missing after boat sinks in Brazil
Author: 0 Seven dead, several missing after boat sinks in Brazil

Authorities said the cause of the boat sinking was not immediately clear. The boat was being used to illegally ferry passengers through the waterway, according to Brazilian newspaper Folha de S. Costa said a man trying to get off the boat suddenly jumped on his back and grabbed the child away from him. At least 10 people have been confirmed dead in the accident on the Xingu river in northern Para state, which borders a long section of the Amazon river and contains several large tributaries.

World Media Two top United States leaders warn Pakistan of consequences for terror support
Author: 0 Two top United States leaders warn Pakistan of consequences for terror support

It bears mentioning that the tycoon-turned-president accused the long-standing ally of providing safe havens to terrorists, an allegation Pakistan categorically rejects. The participants asserted that India can not be a "net security provider" in South Asia when it has conflicting relationships with all its neighbours, and is pursuing a policy of destabilising Pakistan from the East and the West.

World Media Lavalin case: Pinarayi hits out at Congress
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The court also criticised the Central Bureau of Investigation for hounding Vijayan as there were other ministers also who had dealt with SNC Lavalin company. On November 5, 2013, the CBI court in the state capital exonerated all the accused, without taking the case for trial. In March, the High Court directed the CBI and the accused in the case to furnish details of the controversial hydroelectric project.

World Media USA diplomats suffer brain injuries after sonic attacks in Cuba
Author: 0 USA diplomats suffer brain injuries after sonic attacks in Cuba

Nauert said officials had not all experienced the same symptoms and while some had been asked by the department to leave Cuba because "their condition necessitated that", others had chosen to stay. "We hold the Cuban authorities responsible for finding out who is carrying out these health attacks on not just our diplomats but, as you've seen now, there are other cases with other diplomats involved", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in August.

World Media Email reportedly shows effort to set up meeting between Putin and Trump
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Deputy-chief of staff Rick Dearborn communicated with campaign officials about a person who could possibly connect the President with Putin, according to CNN . Congressional investigators are believed to be questioning Dearborn's role in organising two meetings between then-Russia ambassador to the US Sergey Kislyak and Jeff Sessions .

World Media Bars along highways to reopen soon
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The high court on last Thursday dismissed the batch of petitions citing the Supreme Court's order pronounced on December 15, 2016 that banned the liquor sales within 500 metres range from national and state highways. Shares of ten liquor companies surged by 1.44% to 12.64% at 15:00 IST on BSE after report suggested that Supreme Court clarified that there will be no liquor-ban on national highways within cities.

World Media Student accused of punching teacher at high school in Milwaukee
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The cellphone video shows the moment when a 16-year-old student swung at his teacher. A 16 year old student from South Division High School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin has been arrested after punching a teacher several times. . Police say the case against the teen should be handed over to prosecutors as soon as possible. "I applaud the many great teachers and students at MPS, however, there is a segment of students who choose to behave inappropriately and criminally, which robs other ...

World Media 'Blacks For Trump' Leader Is A Former Cult Member
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Michael Symonette , who calls himself "Michael the Black Man" has appeared at Trump rallies for more than a year . If you aren't familiar with Micahel Symonette, he's former cult member who has previously accused Oprah Winfrey of being the devil.

World Media Howard University Signs Comey As Convocation Speaker
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Frederick said in a statement. After fostering a baby boy who was born prematurely to a mother suffering from drug addiction, Comey and his wife, Patrice, have been instrumental in helping the child's development. The White House originally portrayed Comey's dismissal as coming at the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who cited the director's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation in a letter to Trump.

World Media Mattis: Russia trying to redraw borders by force
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Fighting in Eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russia-backed rebels has killed more than 10,000 people since 2014, and Mattis' trip coincides with USA deliberations about further steps in the Ukranian crisis. In his remarks, Mattis cited agreements and commitments that Moscow has made since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, including a two-year-old accord known as the Minsk Agreement , which lays out a roadmap for reducing the conflict in Ukraine that has claimed some ...

World Media Florida plans first execution in 19 months amid lethal injection concerns
Author: 0 Florida plans first execution in 19 months amid lethal injection concerns

But not long afterward, in a case known as Hurst v. Florida , the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the state's death-penalty sentencing system as unconstitutional because it gave too much power to judges, instead of juries. "In its rush to execute Asay, the state has jeopardized Asay's fundamental constitutional rights and treated him as the proverbial guinea pig of its newest lethal injection protocol", she wrote in a lengthy dissent on August 14.

World Media Jacksonville man set to be executed today
Author: 0 Jacksonville man set to be executed today

Beyond the racial component, the killing will make history, for being the first USA use of a new lethal injection drug: etomidate, an anesthetic (along with two other drugs: rocuronium bromide, a paralytic, and potassium acetate, which stops the heart).

World Media Can West Bengal BJP capitalise?
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We will not accept this. The BJP , meanwhile, has said that it will approach the court against the chief minister's order. According to the Deccan Chronicle , BJP leader Sambit Patra said: "She only cares about politics of appeasement and vote bank politics.

World Media Mother cut in half by faulty hospital lift
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THE husband of a woman who met a gruesome fate in a hospital lift has spoken of the trauma of hearing his wife's final moments. Witnesses described the incident as like "something out of a horror film". "I'm a total wreck", Nunez's husband Jose Gaspar told ABCdesevilla . Nunez had two other daughters, ages 5 and 4, The Independent reports. Firefighters reportedly took almost two hours to free her mother's body following the tragedy at around 2.30pm yesterday.

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