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World Media Russian Federation rejects United States accusations it is behind Syria chemical attacks
Author: 0 Russian Federation rejects United States accusations it is behind Syria chemical attacks

In its statement on the call, the USA said Tillerson discussed a previous meeting with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland in which he called "out North Korea's unlawful and unsafe development of nuclear and ballistic missile programs and stressed the urgent need for all parties to implement UNSCRs related to North Korea", a reference to UN Security Council Resolutions.

World Media United Kingdom regulator provisionally blocks Rupert Murdoch's £11.7bn takeover of Sky
Author: 0 United Kingdom regulator provisionally blocks Rupert Murdoch's £11.7bn takeover of Sky

Rupert Murdoch's United Kingdom media empire is already vast. The Murdoch Family Trust (MFT) effectively owns The Sun , Sun on Sunday , The Times and Sunday Times newspapers; a 39.1% stake in Sky, which is the largest pay TV operator in the territory, and subsidiary channel Sky News; National Geographic and other channel Fox-owned pay TV networks; and radio stations such as TalkSport.

World Media School bus slides out of control on icy road
Author: 0 School bus slides out of control on icy road

There were middle and high school students aboard - no one was hurt in the incident. The conditions of the adults inside the school van are unclear at this time. The district superintendent said road crews had treated main roads but had not gotten around to treating side streets. The driver of the auto had stepped out of his vehicle before the wreck.

World Media India in the Grip of Violent Protests Ahead of 'Padmavat' Release
Author: 0 India in the Grip of Violent Protests Ahead of 'Padmavat' Release

Incidents of violence have been reported from several states and in Delhi's satellite town of Gurugram, where a school bus carrying students was attacked by protesters. The bench dismissed the applications filed by Shree Rashtriya Rajput Karni Sena , which has been staging protests in states against the release of the movie, and Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Mahasabha, and said, "There is a disclaimer in the film ".

World Media Flu clinics throughout state on Saturday
Author: 0 Flu clinics throughout state on Saturday

According to the state Department of Health, influenza - commonly called the " flu " - is a highly contagious disease that infects the nose, throat and lungs, and can cause moderate to severe illness, and sometimes death. Morse said the H3N2 subtype of influenza, which he termed a "nastier form", could be contributing to an uptick in cases but they won't know for sure until the season ends.

World Media Senate to vote today on whether to end government shutdown
Author: 0 Senate to vote today on whether to end government shutdown

The House was then expected to pass the measure and send it to President Trump for his signature, laying the groundwork for the government to reopen by Monday evening. Trump's shifting positions, particularly on protections for young immigrants, twice scuttled deals that could have avoided the shutdown, frustrating Republicans and Democrats alike.

World Media Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful
Author: 0 Egypt's military arrests presidential hopeful

Egyptian presidential candidate, General Sami Anan, has been arrested, the director of his electoral campaign, Mustafa El Shall, said on Twitter Tuesday. He is the fifth potential challenger to General Sisi to be either blocked by the authorities or encouraged to change their minds about running in the presidential elections from March 26-28.

World Media Britney Spears coming to Mohegan Sun Arena
Author: 0 Britney Spears coming to Mohegan Sun Arena

Yes, you heard right. The "Womanizer" singer tweeted the announcement early Tuesday morning. Britney Spears has announced her last ever, limited tour of her award-winning and record-breaking show, " Britney: Piece of Me ". It should be quite a show too. A pre-sale for Sands' " Music Insider Members " will take place Friday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m.to 10 p.m. Tickets start at £45 and both standing and seated spots will be available.

World Media Blizzard dumps heavy snow from Rockies to Upper Midwest
Author: 0 Blizzard dumps heavy snow from Rockies to Upper Midwest

Many school districts have already called off school for Monday or are dismissing early because of this winter storm. "Further south of wherever this heavier band sets up, we are expecting an area of 4-7" for a county or two further southeast, with lesser totals even further southeast, with those areas receiving more of a wintry mix, though still quite slippery roads from that.

World Media Vikings release final injury report for NFC Championship
Author: 0 Vikings release final injury report for NFC Championship

Graham made a shoestring tackle on Falcons running back Devonta Freeman , who had a lot of daylight in front of him. Defensively, the Eagles were #1 against the run this season, but were in the middle of the pack against the pass, so the Minnesota Vikings may have to throw it often on Sunday to have success .

World Media Democrats Cave, Shutdown to End
Author: 0 Democrats Cave, Shutdown to End

Schumer, D-N.Y., said in a speech on the Senate floor. Schumer warned Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell that he expected Republicans to make good on a pledge to address Democrat concerns over the Deferred Action on Child Arrivals (DACA) program that shields immigrants brought to the country as children from deportation, but expires on March 5.

World Media U.S. broadcasts new cargo screening for some Center East flights
Author: 0 U.S. broadcasts new cargo screening for some Center East flights

The six carriers operate flights to the United States from seven points-of-departure airports in five countries: Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the UAE. Passengers on flights from these destinations are now required to check all electronic devices larger than a smart phone in their luggage. The five countries were chosen because of a "demonstrated intent by terrorist groups to attack aviation from them", according to TSA.

World Media Browns hiring former Steelers OC Todd Haley
Author: 0 Browns hiring former Steelers OC Todd Haley

Haley is expected to call plays for Jackson and the Browns. The only downside is that Haley reportedly clashed with Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin and Roethlisberger, which helped lead to the Steelers not renewing Haley's contract. In those two seasons, Jackson had Robert Griffin III , Cody Kessler (a rookie) and Josh McCown playing quarterback in 2016 and rookie DeShone Kizer , Kessler and Kevin Hogan playing in 2017.

World Media John Cena in talks to star in a Duke Nukem movie
Author: 0 John Cena in talks to star in a Duke Nukem movie

In a recent report from THR , John Cena is reportedly being eyed for the title role in Duke Nukem . Duke Nukem 3D was incredibly popular when it was released back in 1996, but after fifteen years in development hell, the 2011 sequel, Duke Nukem Forever , was a disaster.

World Media Sessions' aura of integrity fades with report of interference with Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Sessions' aura of integrity fades with report of interference with Federal Bureau of Investigation

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said he didn't vote - not the worst answer he could have given - but it seems that wasn't what the president wanted to hear. He answered questions from members of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees last week concerning his work on the Clinton investigation and on Comey's claims that President Donald Trump asked him to pledge his loyalty before firing him a year ago.

World Media Here's who's nominated in Celebrity Big Brother's backdoor eviction
Author: 0 Here's who's nominated in Celebrity Big Brother's backdoor eviction

According to a new report the programme will be taken off air at the end of 2018 due to poor ratings. The Daily Star reported that Channel 5 was set to "pull the plug" on the show amid falling ratings, saying it would be "consigned to the dustbin for good" after eighteen years on British television.

World Media Warmer day Tuesday with less wind in central Oklahoma
Author: 0 Warmer day Tuesday with less wind in central Oklahoma

Wind chill values as low as -20. Sunday: Partly sunny with a 40% chance for rain and a high near 50 degrees. Northwest wind 3 to 6 miles per hour. Southwest winds 10-15 miles per hour. Low: 14. Day: Mostly cloudy early then overcast with a 50 percent chance for snow. West / southwest winds 5 to 10 miles per hour.

World Media Auburn school district eyes preliminary numbers for 2018-2019 budget
Author: 0 Auburn school district eyes preliminary numbers for 2018-2019 budget

If you missed Tuesday night's meeting, here is the schedule . Board member Mark Medford made the motion to maintain start times and end discussion, saying he had not heard an uproar to make the change. After weeks of study, the Pinellas County School Board will discuss the possibility of starting high school classes later in the morning . Jasmine Green was the only board member who voted against renewing the school's charter.

World Media Columbus Getting Slammed by Winter Storm Jaxon
Author: 0 Columbus Getting Slammed by Winter Storm Jaxon

Sunday afternoon, the National Weather Service added the counties of Washington, Saunders and Dodge to the path of the blizzard, which extends from south-central Nebraska diagonally across the state, across Iowa and into southern Minnesota.

World Media Tsunami warning for BC's coast is cancelled after Alaska quake
Author: 0 Tsunami warning for BC's coast is cancelled after Alaska quake

The quake occurred at 12:31 local time, 280 kilometers (km) southeast of the city of Kodiak, Alaska, and at an approximate depth of 10 km, explains a statement issued by the Alaska Earthquake Center. Given the magnitude of the quake, Perkins said he thought it best to head to the high school, a tsunami evacuation point , even though in the past he felt his home was at a "high-enough spot".

World Media Thousands more flee as Philippine volcano fires ash 5 km high
Author: 0 Thousands more flee as Philippine volcano fires ash 5 km high

Many were moved to a number of evacuation centers across Albay province. The danger zone now covers a 9.0-km radius measured from Mayon's summit vent, said Phivolcs science research specialist Ronald Pigtain. More than 30,000 ash masks and about 5,000 sacks of rice, along with medicine, water and other supplies, were being sent to evacuation centres, the Office of Civil Defence regional director Claudio Yucot said.

World Media Pence visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem
Author: 0 Pence visits the Western Wall in Jerusalem

Pence joined both Trump and USA ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in breaking with tradition and visiting the site during official trips to the Middle East. Sputnik: Do you see the embassy move impacting upon how seriously the rest of the Arab world sees the U.S. as a partner, even outside of issues related to Israel-Palestine? Israel and the United States "are striving together to achieve a true peace, lasting peace, peace with all our neighbors, including the Palestinians", ...

World Media Worldwide aid agency office attacked in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Worldwide aid agency office attacked in Afghanistan

Images showed showed a huge plume of thick black smoke rising from the compound and people fleeing from the area. Almost three hours after the attack began, gunfire was still being heard as police special forces tried to end the siege. "Attacks directed at civilians or aid organisations are clear violations of global humanitarian law and may amount to war crimes", it said. In October a year ago, the International Committee of the Red Cross announced it would be "drastically" reducing "its ...

World Media United States says not a good idea for Venezuela's Maduro to run again
Author: 0 United States says not a good idea for Venezuela's Maduro to run again

Maduro seemed unfazed by the threat of more worldwide rebuke. "Nobody is going to come and give us lessons or tell us what to do...." As indicated in Council conclusions of 13 November 2017, constructive dialogue and negotiation are the only sustainable way to address the current crisis and to respond to the pressing needs of the people of Venezuela.

World Media Macron beats May to secure invitation for USA state visit
Author: 0 Macron beats May to secure invitation for USA state visit

Aside from two unusual handshakes , Macron and Trump have openly disagreed on the future of the Paris Climate Agreement and the USA decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Macron and Mr. Trump are no strangers. Europe's economic revival is one of the main reasons why the global economy is powering ahead and both Macron - who will make his first appearance at the WEF since being elected president - and Merkel will trumpet how the region has turned the corner after years ...

World Media House ethics panel will investigate Rep. Patrick Meehan after sexual harassment claim
Author: 0 House ethics panel will investigate Rep. Patrick Meehan after sexual harassment claim

Last week, it was reported that Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-PA) had used taxpayer funds to pay a sexual harassment settlement brought forth by a former aide. He is alleged in the Times report to have declared his romantic desire for his aide, who is significantly younger than the 62-year-old married lawmaker, after she began seriously dating someone outside his congressional office.

World Media US Defense Secretary Mattis Meets Indonesian Defense Minister Ryacudu
Author: 0 US Defense Secretary Mattis Meets Indonesian Defense Minister Ryacudu

Suharto was deposed in 1998, and the ban was implemented the following year. "[Mattis] will try to remove this", Ryacudu said. In 2010 the United States lifted the contact ban between the Indonesian group and U.S. The North Natuna Sea is located north of Indonesia's Natuna Islands, and overlaps areas where China claims jurisdiction in the South China Sea. China rebuked the United States on Monday after a guided missile destroyer sailed near territory it seized from the Philippines.

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