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World Media Casualties feared as ferry sinks off Quezon province
Author: 0 Casualties feared as ferry sinks off Quezon province

A ferry carrying 258 passengers and crew sank off a northeastern Philippine island Thursday, leaving at least four dead and seven passengers missing. "The passengers dashed to one side and the ferry started to sink", Mendiola said, as reported by the AP.

World Media North Korea has stolen $7 million from its Exchange, alleges South Korea
Author: 0 North Korea has stolen $7 million from its Exchange, alleges South Korea

Shots were fired after a North Korean defector fled to the South on Thursday across the DMZ, the land border that divides the peninsula, South Korean military officials said. Thursday's defection happened at a much more remote section of the Demilitarized Zone, which serves as the border between the Koreas. South Korean authorities said in a separate statement that two North Koreans had defected on Wednesday aboard a small wooden boat.

World Media North Korea
Author: 0 North Korea "Building a Cache of Bitcoin", Warns Cybersecurity CEO

Pyongyang's hackers have shown interest in Bitcoin since at least 2012, he said, with attacks spiking whenever the crypto currency surges - and it has soared around 20-fold this year. USA intelligence officials believe North Korea earns about US$1 billion (S$1.3 billion) a year - a third of its exports - from cyber heists. It is all the more important not to allow loopholes in the ongoing economic sanctions against the North's nuclear and missile programs.

World Media Three held as five die in Bihar boiler blast
Author: 0 Three held as five die in Bihar boiler blast

Another incident that injured 15 labourers when a fire broke down at a mill following an oil tank explosion in Haryana. Shamsuddin, hailing from Padrauna district in Uttar Pradesh. "The condition of all the 9 workers who have been brought to the hospital is extremely serious". Rescue operations were underway. The investigation report on the NTPC blast found that "violation of safety norms" and the "tearing hurry" shown in commissioning a power unit were key reasons behind the explosion.

World Media Foreign ministry pledges 'mirror reply' to new USA sanctions on Russian Federation
Author: 0 Foreign ministry pledges 'mirror reply' to new USA sanctions on Russian Federation

The latest US sanctions imposed on five Russians and Chechens , including the head of the Russian republic of Chechnya, are unlawful and hostile, the Kremlin said on Thursday, adding that Moscow would most probably retaliate in kind. The Kremlin denies the allegation. The U.S. action came under its 2012 law named after Magnitsky, who after exposing the Hermitage fraud was subjected to physical and mental abuse while detained by Russian officials.He died in a pre-trial detention center in ...

World Media Parents Angry While Ivanka Trump Surprises Visit Connecticut High School
Author: 0 Parents Angry While Ivanka Trump Surprises Visit Connecticut High School

It runs on a program developed by IBM to allow students to simultaneously earn a high school diploma, associate's degree and develop technical skills. Daughter was scheduled to meet with students at Norwalk Early College Academy on Norwalk, Connecticut on Monday. Ivanka Trump made a special stop by a CT high school on Monday to promote the issue of career education.

World Media President Trump Commutes Sentence of Man Serving 27 Years for Bank Fraud
Author: 0 President Trump Commutes Sentence of Man Serving 27 Years for Bank Fraud

The 57-year-old father of 10, who was a Brooklyn-born rabbi, served more than eight years of his sentence and the commuting would enable a term of supervised release and a substantial restitution obligation, the White House said. Rubashkin is a member of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement. "Rubashkin has remained strong throughout his ordeal and convinced he would eventually obtain justice", said Guy R.

World Media White House temporarily shuts down 'We the People' petition site
Author: 0 White House temporarily shuts down 'We the People' petition site

Mr Trump shared three posts from the deputy leader of the nationalist political group Britain First, prompting criticism from the British prime minister. Mr Trump has repeatedly said he was wants to strike a quick trade agreement with the United Kingdom after it leaves in March 2019 but experts have said it will take years to negotiate.

World Media Flake: Senate to Take Up Bi-Partisan DACA Measure in January
Author: 0 Flake: Senate to Take Up Bi-Partisan DACA Measure in January

About a half-dozen senators have been negotiating a bipartisan package prompted by Trump's decision to kill the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era executive action that granted work permits to almost 800,000 undocumented immigrants who came here as minors.

World Media Following Trump's report, China urges United States to accept its rise
Author: 0 Following Trump's report, China urges United States to accept its rise

Russian Federation and China have lambasted U.S. President Donald Trump's new national security strategy, which refers to them as rivals of Washington that are seeking to undermine U.S. By accusing the US of failing to live up to its global responsibilities, China was appropriating an argument that previous American presidents have used against Beijing.

World Media Police given until Christmas Day to question terror suspects
Author: 0 Police given until Christmas Day to question terror suspects

Police have been given until Christmas Day to decide if they want to charge four men held as part of an operation to foil a suspected attack on 25 December. Police denied using explosives to gain entry to the properties. We would ask people to remain alert but not alarmed and we are grateful for the assistance and understanding of people locally.

World Media Turkey seeks to jail National Basketball Association star over insulting president Erdogan
Author: 0 Turkey seeks to jail National Basketball Association star over insulting president Erdogan

He took jabs at the president in a series of tweets in May and June 2016. Kanter was detained in Romania in May because his Turkish passport was canceled, according to the Associated Press . "I'm a New Yorker now, huh?" "I get my (U.S.) passport in two, three years I hope". But, do you believe he faces any real chance of going to prison? "(If) we made the playoffs, it will drive him insane".

World Media Florida man faces attempted murder charges for allegedly dragging officer with vehicle
Author: 0 Florida man faces attempted murder charges for allegedly dragging officer with vehicle

The vehicle was heading east on I-595 as police were pursuing closely behind it. In the video , Cusack can be seen affixing his gloves before shoving his hand inside Cabrera's window. Officer Jon Cusack , a 19-year veteran of the Pembroke Pines police department responded to a call from a resident Tuesday in Century Village concerning two people who appeared unconscious in a vehicle, reported ABC affiliate KABC .

World Media Isaiah Thomas Nearly Ready To Begin 5-On-5 Practice
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas Nearly Ready To Begin 5-On-5 Practice

Thomas has missed the entire season so far as he continues to recover from an injury to his right hip. The Cavaliers should be excited for the return of Thomas , who will give the already-hot Cavs another weapon on the floor. Cleveland has managed to keep pace out East with a 23-9 record, but is eager for Thomas' return to ease the load carried by superstar forward LeBron James .

World Media Neymar to Real Madrid? You never know, says Rivaldo
Author: 0 Neymar to Real Madrid? You never know, says Rivaldo

A club statement read: "Cristiano Ronaldo worked separately from the group, while Luca [Modric] also trained alone out on the pitch as he continues his recovery process". "Ronaldo? He is the most risky player at Real". "I would have one more than just one Ballon d'Or title in this era", Rivaldo was quoted by Diario AS .

World Media Wreaths Across America Held at Plover Korean War Memorial
Author: 0 Wreaths Across America Held at Plover Korean War Memorial

Simultaneously placing wreaths on veterans' graves, "It's also to help teach future generations that freedom comes at a great cost", Smith said. Rolling Thunder, Inc.is one of the national sponsors of the initiative, and has been involved locally in Basking Ridge.

World Media Damian Green quits cabinet over cover-up of office porn
Author: 0 Damian Green quits cabinet over cover-up of office porn

Green's departure strips her of one of the most loyal members of her government as she seeks to steer Britain's path out of the European Union and rescue her struggling premiership. But he was an extremely important ally of Theresa May . So it is not likely that Mr Green's exit will suddenly unleash another bout of turmoil. I deeply regret the distress caused to Kate Maltby following her article about me and the reaction to it.

Author: 0 12 killed as bus carrying foreign tourists crashes in Mexico

Consular officials in Ottawa and in Playa del Carmen, Mexico are in contact with affected Canadian citizens as well as family members and are providing consular assistance as required, Hannan said. Vicente Martin, spokesman for the Quintana Roo state Civil Defense agency, said investigators were working to determine the cause of the crash, which occurred as the bus was on its way to the ruins at Chacchoben , about 110 miles south of Tulum .

World Media Sen. Jack Latvala delivers resignation letter
Author: 0 Sen. Jack Latvala delivers resignation letter

A state Senate investigation into sexual misconduct allegations against Florida Sen. A November report form Politico first detailed allegations from Rachel Perrin Rogers , an aide to Senate GOP Leader Wilton Simpson of Trilby, Florida.

World Media 1st Republican enters race to complete Franken's Senate term
Author: 0 1st Republican enters race to complete Franken's Senate term

In November , a photo of Franken acting as if he were touching a woman's breasts as she slept during a USO performance tour overseas in 2006 emerged. Franken has denied some of the allegations against him and questioned others. "I know in my heart that nothing I've done as a senator, nothing, has brought dishonor on this institution", he told assembled senators. The rhetoric of "justice" will be employed, while simultaneously vowing to hunt down real "anti-woman" offenders (i.e., Republicans).

World Media US, UK blame N/Korea for 'WannaCry' cyber attack
Author: 0 US, UK blame N/Korea for 'WannaCry' cyber attack

He said the US seeks to partner with other nations and the private sector to prevent future attacks. He did not share that evidence. While calling the public attribution an initial step in holding North Korea accountable, Bossert said President Trump had already exhausted numerous tools available for punishing the regime in Pyongyang as he seeks to halt its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs.

World Media Russian Federation detains Norwegian man accused of being a spy
Author: 0 Russian Federation detains Norwegian man accused of being a spy

According to Rosbalt news agency, the documents contained data on the Russian navy. Berg's family said they last had contact with him two weeks ago. Berg also spoke out against a wall on the border between the countries, considering the move a symbolic action against Russian Federation. The suspect has already made an appeal, but the date of the hearing has not been set.

World Media RAF Mildenhall in lockdown
Author: 0 RAF Mildenhall in lockdown

The Midenhall airbase, about 80 miles (130 kilometers) north of London, is used by the U.S. Air Force, and was briefly locked down and a man was taken into custody after a disturbance Monday, police said. Police are not looking for anyone else on the site in relation to the incident. They have warned members of the public to avoid the area. "The base was locked down and emergency personnel are responding to the situation", according to a statement on the base's Facebook page.

World Media US President Donald Trump supports Federal Bureau of Investigation 100 percent
Author: 0 US President Donald Trump supports Federal Bureau of Investigation 100 percent

As evidence of his loyalty, Trump touted his decision to allow local law enforcement to access surplus military equipment, and said "anyone who kills a police officer should get the death penalty". Speaking of two recent terror attacks in New York, Trump said the suspects in the two separate attacks were linked by one thing: They both came to the United States "through our dysfunctional immigration system".

World Media Austrian coalition deal to make Sebastian Kurz youngest leader in Europe
Author: 0 Austrian coalition deal to make Sebastian Kurz youngest leader in Europe

Strache and Kurz said the details of their agreement would be presented to the public on Saturday, after a meeting with President Alexander Van der Bellen and discussions with their parties' leadership structures. The FPO came third with 26 percent of the vote, behind the Social Democrats, which led the outgoing centrist coalition. There are few obvious signs of sectarian tension and the country has been spared major Islamist militant attacks like those that have struck Paris, Brussels and ...

World Media Sex Harassment in Congress: $199K in Settlements Disclosed
Author: 0 Sex Harassment in Congress: $199K in Settlements Disclosed

According to the data released Tuesday, the total paid in settlements during this time period against "Member-led offices" was $342,226 for 15 settlements, a sum that included amounts made for other claims unrelated to sexual harassment. In a letter to Harper the compliance office's executive director said it had paid $354,465.85 to settle 16 total claims of employment discrimination, retaliation and harassment from fiscal 2008 through fiscal 2012.

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