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Global Media Pence to visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel in January: White House
Author: 0 Pence to visit Egypt, Jordan, Israel in January: White House

Pence will also confer with King Abdullah II of Jordan and then hold two days of meetings and events in Israel. The statement also said that Pence would discuss the need to "assist persecuted religious minorities" during his trip. The delayed Middle East tour will take place from 20 to 23 January and see Pence visiting Egypt and Jordan in a bid to mend relations after the controversial Jerusalem decision.

Author: 0 North and South Korea to hold first high-level talks in two years

Still, Tuesday's planned talks between the Koreas, the first in about two years, have raised hopes of at least a temporary easing of tensions over North Korea's recent nuclear and missile tests, which have ignited fears of a possible war. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said the government is considering ways to improve cross-border ties and closely collaborate with the worldwide community to bring about North Korea's denuclearization.

Global Media California Republican Rep. Ed Royce won't seek re-election
Author: 0 California Republican Rep. Ed Royce won't seek re-election

Royce was already planning to step down as the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee this year, saying he would spend his final year on the "urgent threats facing our nation". Royce is well-known and well-liked by many voters in his district. Eddie Kurtz, executive director of the left-leaning Courage Campaign, also painted Royce's announcement as a reflection of the political danger ahead for California Republicans.

Author: 0 Trump Works From 11-6, Sort Of

By comparison, former President Barack Obama would arrive in the Oval Office between 9am and 10am after a morning workout. All you have to do is look at the reverse Dorian Grays that most presidents do between the time they assume and leave office.

Global Media Proposal would allow offshore drilling in 90% of USA waters
Author: 0 Proposal would allow offshore drilling in 90% of USA waters

The Trump administration's plan to expand offshore drilling was met with immediate concern from environmental groups that say it poses risks to coastal communities. "It should be underscored that regulatory agencies in our state will have a say in whether any offshore drilling ultimately does occur, "Becerra added".

Global Media DMK boycotts Tamil Nadu governor's address in assembly
Author: 0 DMK boycotts Tamil Nadu governor's address in assembly

Stalin said that despite repeated requests, the Governor was not taking a decision on the need for a floor test. Earlier, DMK working president MK Stalin had said, "The present government is a minority government". The DMK along with Congress even walked out of the Assembly protesting against the former Tamil Nadu Governor , NDTV reported. "I urge the Central government to sanction the due release of Rs 401 crore for temporary restoration and Rs 4,854 crore for permanent restoration ...

Author: 0 Trump gets a national anthem at title game

Tee Stern, with the group called Refuse Facism ATL, said the demonstration was called to "take a knee" against the Trump administration. A few dozen protesters gathered near the stadium before the game, shouting anti-Trump slogans. The white is meant to mock the "snowflake" insult that Trump supporters have made against those who oppose the president. At 6 p.m. ET, the NAACP Atlanta's Twitter account will also tweet a list of alleged falsehoods told by the president during his first year ...

Global Media Former Shiv Sena corporator hacked to death outside residence in Mumbai
Author: 0 Former Shiv Sena corporator hacked to death outside residence in Mumbai

When he was just outside his home, they allegedly attacked him and escaped. Reports say that the two assailants were waiting outside Sawant's building in Samta Nagar. Sawant is survived by his wife, two daughters and a son. Though Sawant was rushed to the nearby hospital soon after the attack, the doctors declared him dead on arrival.

Global Media Porn requests in parliament peak after election
Author: 0 Porn requests in parliament peak after election

For unexplained reasons, September 2017 showed a spike in requests to access banned websites, with 9,467 requests being made from both houses, according to the Daily Telegraph , citing the same PA data. Authorities claim most attempts are not deliberate and point to a decrease in recent years. Figures could not be obtained for January and February 2017 because of changes in technology and the way the data is held.

Global Media South Korea to unveil decision over 'comfort women' deal with Japan
Author: 0 South Korea to unveil decision over 'comfort women' deal with Japan

Mr Moon came to power in May past year after the removal of his disgraced predecessor, Park Geun Hye, whose conservative government was criticised for failing to fully consult victims over the 2015 settlement. Some call for renegotiating or even scrapping the deal. According to the government, about 40 percent of Japan's contributed money has been accepted by victims.

Global Media Santa Barbara County announces local emergency
Author: 0 Santa Barbara County announces local emergency

At 11:30 a.m., Santa Barbara County proclaimed a local emergency due to the severe winter storms forecast to impact many areas of Santa Barbara County. Mandatory evacuation orders were issued for unincorporated parts of Santa Barbara County, Montecito, Summerland, and Carpinteria Monday. The mandatory evacuation order includes Tecolote Canyon, Eagle Canyon, Dos Pueblos Canyon, Gato Canyon and the Whittier burn areas near Goleta, as well as Calle Ecuestre and Calle Quebrada west of Gato ...

Global Media Tuting row resolved, says Army chief
Author: 0 Tuting row resolved, says Army chief

He said, "Tuting issue has been resolved". The past few months witnessed military standoff at the Bhutan-India-China tri-junction in Doklam, a disputed territory claimed by both Bhutan and China, where the Indian Army personnel had earlier reached to stop China from building a road.

Global Media Three terrorists killed in Central Kashmir
Author: 0 Three terrorists killed in Central Kashmir

He said the reports that three militants were killed in the gunfight as baseless. The whole area has been cordoned off to nab the terrorists. He said that the operation was going on. The gunfight continued through the afternoon and finally ended at about 6pm, police said. The killing triggered clashes between protesters and Indian forces in Chadoora.

Global Media Ex-Finmeccanica CEO acquitted in AgustaWestland chopper deal
Author: 0 Ex-Finmeccanica CEO acquitted in AgustaWestland chopper deal

The two namely - Giuseppe Orsi and Bruno Spagnolini were let off by the Apellate court of Milan on charges of both bribery and fraud accounting. The two had been sentenced to four years six months and four years respectively, for worldwide corruption and fake invoicing in the case.

Global Media Deputy killed near Tacoma
Author: 0 Deputy killed near Tacoma

Some clothing was found by deputies that they believe he left behind. Make a donation to help the family of Daniel McCartney, the Pierce County sheriff's deputy who was killed in the line of duty, by going to tpcrimestoppers.com and using PayPal, or visiting any TAPCO Credit Union location, the sheriff's department said.

Global Media Wedding bells finally ring for Australia's gay couples
Author: 0 Wedding bells finally ring for Australia's gay couples

The happy couples were free to marry after Australia's Parliament voted to legalise same-sex marriage in December after a long campaign involving a public postal vote and hundreds of hours of parliamentary debate. Due to special circumstances, a small number of couples were given permission to Wednesday before January 9, the date that the first gay marriages could take place after a mandatory one-month waiting period.

Global Media Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to MS anti-gay law
Author: 0 Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to MS anti-gay law

The law - called the "Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Law"- allows any person employed by the state government who has the authority to license marriages to seek recusal from licensing a same-sex marriage. The full court refused to review that decision in an "en banc" review. The Supreme Court's decision not to intervene in the Missouri case could signal how it will rule in the case brought by Jack Phillips' Masterpiece Cakeshop, which was fined by ...

Global Media 2 more Marine Corps helicopters have gone down in Okinawa since Saturday
Author: 0 2 more Marine Corps helicopters have gone down in Okinawa since Saturday

No injuries were reported , and the two man-crew were able to evacuate the aircraft safely. A separate military helicopter made an emergency landing at a beach in Uruma City just three days ago. The chopper, carrying four people, made an emergency landing on a small islet in Okinawa Prefecture. The association said that if a US military aircraft were to fall on residential property, then the damage would be huge and lives could be lost.

Global Media Judge ends case over standoff in Nevada land dispute
Author: 0 Judge ends case over standoff in Nevada land dispute

Cliven Bundy was accused of leading a 2014 armed standoff against federal agents over a cattle grazing dispute. Judge Gloria Navarro dismissed the case against Cliven Bundy "with prejudice", meaning it can not be tried again. After Navarros ruling in December, prosecutors said in their court filings that fears of violence against witnesses were part of their decisionmaking in what evidence to release.

Global Media Donald Glover Addresses The Change Of Directors On Solo
Author: 0 Donald Glover Addresses The Change Of Directors On Solo

Glover's description of a light touch when it comes to the reshoots would seem to contradict unsubstantiated reports which began circulating late a year ago claiming as much as 80 % of the movie had been reshot. "I was like, 'That's the best advice ever'". Some fans have predicted that, given Solo's May release date being similar to 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron , the upcoming Star Wars film's trailer would debut during tonight's college football National Championship on ESPN.

Global Media Nigerians Return From Libya
Author: 0 Nigerians Return From Libya

More than 5,700 Nigerians are expected to be evacuated from Libya in the next two weeks. The federal government yesterday received 493 Nigerians evacuated from Libya with a vow to unveil a rehabilitation plan to sooth their pains after their harrowing experience in the North African country.