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Global Media Australian Open: Maria Sharapova Crashes Out As 'Almost Dead' Simona Halep Survives
Author: 0 Australian Open: Maria Sharapova Crashes Out As 'Almost Dead' Simona Halep Survives

The Japanese 20-year-old's win finally marked some success in the third round at a major - she was previously 0 for 5. Incredibly, Halep served for the set four times but didn't hold a match point until the very last point. Halep will next play Naomi Osaka , who beat 18th-seeded Ash Barty 6-4, 6-2. Madison Keys is through to the fourth round of the Australian Open after starting Saturday's program on Margaret Court Arena with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Ana Bogdan .

Global Media Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 USA elections
Author: 0 Twitter to notify users exposed to Russian propaganda during 2016 USA elections

Twitter says it identified more than 6.4 million such accounts in the month of December 2017 only using these new methods, a 60 percent increase from just two months prior. In addition to them being taken down, Twitter also said it will send email notifications to 677,775 people in the US that interacted with any of these accounts either by following, retweeting or liking a post during the campaign.

Global Media Trump contradicts Kelly's remarks on border wall plan
Author: 0 Trump contradicts Kelly's remarks on border wall plan

President Donald Trump has insisted that his views on a border wall with Mexico have not evolved, despite his own chief of staff's comments to politicians. "Campaign to governing are two different things and this president has been very, very flexible in terms of the realm of what is possible". Trump said in another tweet that described Mexico as "now rated the most unsafe country in the world".

Global Media Indian citizens joining al Qaeda matter of concern for Pakistan: FO
Author: 0 Indian citizens joining al Qaeda matter of concern for Pakistan: FO

India and Pakistan summoned each other's envoys on Friday, with the nuclear-armed neighbours accusing one another of violating a military ceasefire in the disputed Kashmir region and killing civilians in cross-border firing. Official sources said Mr Shah was conveyed the Government's grave concerns at the continued ceasefire violations and deliberate targeting of innocent civilians by Pakistan forces.

Global Media Lavrov Tells Security Council Iran Nuclear Failure Would Be 'Alarming'
Author: 0 Lavrov Tells Security Council Iran Nuclear Failure Would Be 'Alarming'

But the president warned that the US would pull out in a few months unless "terrible flaws" in the deal are fixed. The majority of the global community believes that the JCPOA greatly contributed to the non-proliferation and we cannot let this mechanism fail as a result of a unilateral attempt, he said in reference to USA pressure.

Global Media Here's Who Voters Are More Likely to Blame if Gov't Shuts Down
Author: 0 Here's Who Voters Are More Likely to Blame if Gov't Shuts Down

McConnell was not at the meeting, a source said , adding that he and Trump have been in touch during the day by telephone. President Trump - who has a keen sense of the power of symbolism and grand gestures - faces the prospect of a shutdown beginning on the exact day of his inauguration anniversary.

Global Media $5.5M in NY state farmland protection grants is available
Author: 0 $5.5M in NY state farmland protection grants is available

It proposes setting up several state operated charitable funds, which would distribute the money to things like healthcare, helping the homeless, and public education. Tim Kremer, with the New York State School Boards Association, says while he gives the governor credit for trying to remedy the situation, there could be all sorts of unforeseen consequences in both options.

Global Media New Zealand PM Ardern pregnant with 1st child
Author: 0 New Zealand PM Ardern pregnant with 1st child

Jacinda Ardern , along with her husband, speaking to reporters outside her Auckland home after the announcement. Speculation swirled around whether she would start a family soon when she took over the leadership of her then-opposition Labour Party previous year.

Global Media California couple accused of starving, torturing 13 siblings had
Author: 0 California couple accused of starving, torturing 13 siblings had "healthy" dogs

The two puppies were found when authorities found the children of Louise Anna Turpin , 49, and David Allen Turpin, 57, malnourished in their home in Riverside County . The family lived in Hill County, and this is Johnson County, they said. Their bankruptcy lawyer, Ivan Trahan, told the Times he never met the children but the couple "spoke about them highly".

Global Media 'UK-France accord to strengthen security in Calais'
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Improvements to security in 2015 and the closure of the main camp in 2016 helped reduce the number of recorded attempts to enter Britain illegally from more than 80,000 in 2015 to about 30,000 a year ago, Britain said . To enjoy the full fruits of the single market Britain would have to accept a Norway-style arrangement, which includes free movement of people, he said, adding: "Such are the rules".

Global Media Supreme Court to consider challenge to Trump's latest travel ban
Author: 0 Supreme Court to consider challenge to Trump's latest travel ban

The Republican president has said the policy is needed to protect the United States from terrorism by Islamic militants. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, has yet to rule after a hearing in early December. "The immigration laws do not grant the President this power", Katyal said. The travel ban was later blocked by federal courts. More recently, the legal battles have focused tightly on the provisions of USA immigration law.

Global Media Ireland's Varadkar:
Author: 0 Ireland's Varadkar: "The EU is at a decisive point"

Mr Wilkins told Wales Online: "She's very determined and clear-sighted in that way but I think it's fair to say [from] her time in office people might not necessarily recognise that". EU President Donald Tusk said this week that the bloc's "hearts are open" to Britain changing its mind. The agreement also said that "no new regulatory barriers" would be allowed between Northern Ireland and the rest of the United Kingdom, and Northern Ireland's businesses would continue to have "unfettered ...

Global Media President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test
Author: 0 President Trump asked doctor for cognitive test

Jackson also noted that Trump has abstained from alcohol and tobacco for his entire life, which contributed to his relatively good health. Jackson said that there is no reason Trump wouldn't be able to complete his first term health-wise, in addition to a second term if re-elected.

Global Media United Nations chief: Threat from nuclear and other weapons gathers force
Author: 0 United Nations chief: Threat from nuclear and other weapons gathers force

Haley called Iran on Thursday "the leading cause of instability in an unstable part of the world". U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the threat from weapons of mass destruction "seems to be gathering force" and is urging expanded diplomatic efforts to tackle the security challenge posed by North Korea's nuclear ambitions.

Global Media Carl Higbie Said Black People Have 'Lax Morals,' PTSD Is A 'Joke'
Author: 0 Carl Higbie Said Black People Have 'Lax Morals,' PTSD Is A 'Joke'

Carl Higbie, the chief of external affairs for a U.S. government volunteer organization, has resigned, following newly discovered comments he made on several radio shows. In another segment that dealt with immigration, Higbie is quoted saying, "What's so wrong with wanting to put up a fence and saying, 'Hey, everybody with a gun, if you want to go shoot people coming across our border illegally, you can do it" for free.

Global Media Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan
Author: 0 Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan

Youth now enrolled in the program are scheduled to become undocumented once their two-year application expires. The U.S. Department of Justice has said it would appeal that order. Speaking on the same show after Perdue's denial, Sen. Trump marveled during a White House event on women, referring to his vanquished rival Hillary Clinton, before crowing about MI, which had been expected to go blue.

Global Media WWE Issues An Official Statement On A Hulk Hogan Return - Details
Author: 0 WWE Issues An Official Statement On A Hulk Hogan Return - Details

Senate. "At the end of the day, I'm just so confused because it's like watching the politicians - the Democrats and the Republicans - it's like nobody wants to work together", said Hogan . Though he has no intention of running for office, Hogan is confident he would be triumphant if he did decide to pursue a political career: "If I run, I will win", he said.

Global Media Vladimir Putin takes icy plunge to mark Orthodox Epiphany
Author: 0 Vladimir Putin takes icy plunge to mark Orthodox Epiphany

He lowered himself into the water, made a sign of the cross and submerged himself for a moment, in a scene captured by state media. Russian President Vladimir Putin has taken a dip in icy lake waters to celebrate Epiphany, a major holiday in Orthodox Christianity marking the baptism of Jesus.

Global Media NA condemns Imran, Sheikh Rashid's anti-parliament remarks
Author: 0 NA condemns Imran, Sheikh Rashid's anti-parliament remarks

All major political parties, including Pakistan People's Party (PPP), Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N), Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Awami National Party (ANP), unanimously condemned Imran on the floor of the august house. The PPP leader emphasised that failure of government could not be considered a failure of the parliament. They must have full control over their minds, actions and use appropriate words to express their opinion with wisdom and dignity.

Global Media CTE Is Caused By Repeated Hits To The Head, Not Concussions
Author: 0 CTE Is Caused By Repeated Hits To The Head, Not Concussions

Researchers reported Thursday that repeated hits to the head , including in sports and on the battlefield, lead to chronic traumatic encephalopathy , or CTE - even without a concussion . "The same brain pathology that we observed in teenagers after head injury was also present in head-injured mice", Goldstein said, "The results may explain why approximately 20 percent of athletes with CTE never suffered a diagnosed concussion".

Global Media Ripple (XRP) Continues To Dive Along With Other Major Cryptos: Here's Why
Author: 0 Ripple (XRP) Continues To Dive Along With Other Major Cryptos: Here's Why

Nevertheless, it only fell below the "psychological benchmark" just briefly before it started to tick higher and above $10,000 again. Investors in South Korea and Japan , the two largest cryptocurrency trading nations, were sitting on the sidelines Tuesday waiting for the regulatory uncertainty to clear before placing further bets, said Greenspan.