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World Media ADB retains PH growth forecasts for 2017, 2018
Author: 0 ADB retains PH growth forecasts for 2017, 2018

The ADB forecasts GDP in Thailand will expand 3.5 per cent and 3.6 per cent this year and next respectively. It expects the good news to last into 2018, for which it increased the region's growth forecast to 5.8% from 5.7%. Services, described as the largest sector of the economy , was said to have grown by 6.4 percent during the period with outsourcing, trade, tourism and finance the primary drivers.

World Media Mawarire Pleads Not Guilty To Public Violence
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He further said that in terms of the Constitution, he has a right to criticise the government. "Resultantly, the charges must fall and they must fall now", Mawarire said through his lawyer Harrison Nkomo. According to state prosecutor Chris Mtungadura, the social media posts by Evans past year were meant to incite the population to overthrow the government.

World Media Register to vote using the touch of a finger
Author: 0 Register to vote using the touch of a finger

Voters can fill it out, print it and mail it in to their county board of elections. "This National Voter Registration Day , we encourage the public to contact 866-OUR-VOTE with any voting-related questions, and above all , to register to vote so that your voice can be heard".

World Media Be more specific on post-Brexit relations, Varadker urges PM
Author: 0 Be more specific on post-Brexit relations, Varadker urges PM

However, it is believed he will repeat his concern that a satisfactory solution on the border issue has not been presented, Irish broadcaster RTE reports. Mr Varadkar said the two leaders were in a "shared space" on trying to get the Northern Ireland Executive up and running again. Brexit negotiations will resume in Brussels later today.

World Media Why Anthony Weiner Walked Free Hours After Being Sentenced to Federal Prison
Author: 0 Why Anthony Weiner Walked Free Hours After Being Sentenced to Federal Prison

In a case that rocked the 2016 presidential election, Weiner had pleaded guilty to one count of transferring obscene material to a minor, admitting he exchanged lewd texts with a 15-year-old girl. "Justice demands that this type of conduct be prosecuted and punished with time in prison". In a statement following the sentencing, Weiner's attorney, Arlo Devlin-Brown said his team was "disappointed that Anthony was sentenced to prison" and that the judge had reasoned "because of Anthony's ...

World Media Vacuum maker Dyson plans to build electric car by 2020
Author: 0 Vacuum maker Dyson plans to build electric car by 2020

Recently however, evidence has started growing that the company is crafting a vehicle of its own or is considering selling Dyson-made batteries to auto makers. "To our chagrin, nobody at the time was interested in employing our diesel exhaust capture system and we stopped the project", said Dyson , "At this moment, we finally have the opportunity to bring all our technologies together into a single product".

World Media US Senators propose new 'Dreamers' bill
Author: 0 US Senators propose new 'Dreamers' bill

James Lankford (R-Okla.), and Sen. While Tillis critiqued the DREAM Act , which was re-introduced by Sens. "It's up to Congress to take action to prevent families from being torn apart and to prevent young Americans in mind and spirit from being sent back to the countries of their birth but not their homes", said Rep.

World Media Former State Senate leader Dean Skelos' corruption conviction overturned
Author: 0 Former State Senate leader Dean Skelos' corruption conviction overturned

The ruling effectively narrowed the definition of what constitutes an official act in a public corruption case. Because of this, the court said that jurors in the Skelos case were not instructed properly. "The threat was if this was going to create a problem, I didn't want that to get in the way of legislation not passing", Physicians' Recriprocal CEO Anthony Bonomo testified on December 3, 2015.

World Media Russian aircraft fire cruise missiles at Daesh positions in Syria
Author: 0 Russian aircraft fire cruise missiles at Daesh positions in Syria

Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's elite Revolutionary Guard has targeted bases belonging to the Islamic State group in eastern Syria with drone strikes. The Faylaq Al-Sham group is an example of the confusing pairing of enemies and enemies of enemies that typify the fighting in the Syrian civil war. Moscow remains concerned that while Washington claims it is focused on fighting Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS \ISIL) terrorists, on the ground the US-led forces act in a ...

World Media Police probes Catalan referendum website developers
Author: 0 Police probes Catalan referendum website developers

Spanish authorities want the names of officials running polling stations at schools and civic buildings, with a view to prosecuting them. Washington, Sep 26 ( AFP ) US President Donald Trump said it would be "foolish" for Catalans to try to leave Spain , urging the country to remain united ahead of a banned independence referendum Sunday.

World Media Mexico city: a new natural disaster of magnitude 6.1 has struck southern Mexico
Author: 0 Mexico city: a new natural disaster of magnitude 6.1 has struck southern Mexico

Efforts to find those still trapped in the rubble could last "for at least two more weeks" and will continue until it is "absolutely certain" no one else is missing, Puente told CNN affiliate Foro TV last week. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu instructed the IDF to send the delegation after receiving a request for aid from Mexican authorities in the wake of the 7.1 quake that caused several building in Mexico City to collapse on Tuesday night.

World Media Pakistani Mission to United Nations strikes back: 'India churning out operatives of mayhem'
Author: 0 Pakistani Mission to United Nations strikes back: 'India churning out operatives of mayhem'

Poinitng to a photograph of Lt Ummer Faiyaz, a young soldier from Kashmir who was kidnapped, tortured and killed by terrorists, Tripathi said: "This is Lt Ummer Faiyaz's real picture, not fake". The Pakistani representative went on to accuse Indian leaders of "pursuing a policy of state sponsorship of terrorism, funding and arming terrorist organisations like the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan and the Jamaatul Ahrar to launch terror attacks inside Pakistan" as part of its strategy to become "a ...

Author: 0 Good news for Nigeria as oil prices hit $57

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC), yesterday said it was working to grow its equity production from 180,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 300,000 bpd by 2018 and 400,000 bpd and 500,000 bpd in 2019 and 2020 respectively.

World Media Fighter jets, drones on table as Mattis visits key ally India
Author: 0 Fighter jets, drones on table as Mattis visits key ally India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. defence secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday held wide-range of talks on advancing bilateral agenda between the two countries. Islamabad has been facing heat under President Donald Trump's administration to dismantle the terrorist groups operating from its territory that are responsible for attacks in India.

World Media Canyon fire prompts smoke advisory for parts of Orange, Riverside counties
Author: 0 Canyon fire prompts smoke advisory for parts of Orange, Riverside counties

As of 9 p.m. local time (12 a.m. EDT), the Orange County Fire Authority said no casualties were reported and multiple structures were threatened in Corona, CNN reported. The blaze - what sparked it was not immediately determined - prompted evacuations in Corona in Riverside County. An evacuation shelter was set up in the gymnasium at Corona High School.

World Media Oh great, Ivanka Trump will be in Detroit tomorrow
Author: 0 Oh great, Ivanka Trump will be in Detroit tomorrow

Approximately half of the $300 million commitment is coming from Bay Area companies: Facebook, Google and Salesforce are committing $50 million apiece. A survey of 18,000 employers around the world in 43 countries conducted earlier this year shows that one in five employers expects technological disruption to increase jobs.

World Media ICC starts corruption probe in Sri Lanka
Author: 0 ICC starts corruption probe in Sri Lanka

National cricketers refute Pramodya's baseless allegations; request SLC for inquiry. September 24: The International Cricket Council ( ICC ) has confirmed it has initiated investigations in Sri Lanka and its Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) officers recently visited the country.

Author: 0 Iran says tests new missile, after US criticises arms programme

US President Donald Trump , speaking at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, noted Iran was building its missile capability and accused it of exporting violence to Yemen, Syria and other parts of the Middle East. The parade commemorates the 1980s Iran-Iraq war. "Call on Iran to halt provocative acts", British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wrote on Twitter .

World Media TROPICS: Tropical Storm Watches issued for the NC Outer Banks
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The track of Maria will stay well to the east of Central Florida and does look to stay away from land as it skirts between the United States and Bermuda. The storm is moving north at nine miles per hour with maximum sustained winds are around 105 miles per hour with higher gusts. Maria has weakened to a Category 2 hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center.

World Media U.S. flies bombers in show of military might to North Korea
Author: 0 U.S. flies bombers in show of military might to North Korea

During his speech Trump condemned North Korea , calling the regime "depraved". In response , Kim issued a long statement in which he took the rare step of using the first person - and in which he vowed, "I will surely and definitely tame the mentally deranged US dotard with fire".

World Media Rescuers aren't giving up in search for quake survivors in Mexico
Author: 0 Rescuers aren't giving up in search for quake survivors in Mexico

Mexico City Mayor Miguel Angel Mancera told Saturday's press conference that rescue efforts were continuing at seven of the 38 residential and office buildings which collapsed in the city. Six days after a devastating 7.1 quake rocked Mexico City, family members of those still trapped under the rubble continue to hold out hope. "You feel fear.

World Media 'Saubhagya' Is Repackaging Of UPA Govt's 2005 Scheme: NCP
Author: 0 'Saubhagya' Is Repackaging Of UPA Govt's 2005 Scheme: NCP

He said the government has worked to expand transmission network and Rs 1.5 lakh crore had been spent on such projects. He said Thomas Edison, the inventor of electricity, had once said, "We will make electricity so cheap that only the rich will burn candles".

World Media Senator John McCain: Brain Cancer Prognosis 'Very Poor'
Author: 0 Senator John McCain: Brain Cancer Prognosis 'Very Poor'

McCain, 81, said that despite the grim news, he was happy to have lived a wonderful life. The Republican was driving home when his doctor called and said he needed to turn around for emergency surgery to remove the clot. Now we're gonna do what we can, get the best doctors we can find and do the best we can'. Recall him, let him, you know, fight successfully this bad cancer .

World Media Emily Thornberry takes aim at Boris Johnson with this paternity test troll
Author: 0 Emily Thornberry takes aim at Boris Johnson with this paternity test troll

Supporters of Mr Johnson, the Foreign Secretary, maintained this weekend that he had been a key influence on the address in which she confirmed plans for a two-year transitional period after Brexit. It has been "rumoured" that Johnson "has fathered a love child", Thornberry said to this: "I know Boris doesn't like paternity tests, but we might need one for Brexit".

World Media Nikki Haley Challenges Iran Deal Supporters: 'Do You Think It's Still Working?'
Author: 0 Nikki Haley Challenges Iran Deal Supporters: 'Do You Think It's Still Working?'

President Donald Trump's two most high-profile diplomats, Rex Tillerson and Nikki Haley , were with him at a meeting with African leaders here this week when the president took the lectern to offer a big reveal. Kim also said that he will make the United States "pay dearly" for threatening his country. Despite almost universal support for the Iran deal among her United Nations colleagues, Haley has become the megaphone for Trump's deep suspicions about the landmark agreement negotiated ...

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