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Global Media Trial of Palestinian girl who slapped Israeli soldiers begins
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In the court hearing that was held behind closed doors, the judge made a decision to extend the detention of the 17-year-old girl until March 11 without giving further details. They include stone-throwing, incitement and making threats. The 17 year old , who recently celebrated her birthday behind bars, will remain under administrative detention in Israeli prison.

Global Media London City airport cancels all flights after WWII bomb found
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The Royal Navy is taking precautionary steps to ensure that the bomb is "as safe as possible" before they attempt to remove it from the River Thames and tow it away. "Passengers are advised not to travel to the airport until further notice". After specialist officers and the navy confirmed the nature of the device a decision was taken to implement an exclusion zone at about 10am.

Global Media New Horizons snaps image 3.8 billion miles away from Earth
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Prior to New Horizons' star shot, the image taken farthest from Earth was one of the Blue Marble snapped by the Voyager 1 spacecraft on February 14, 1990. " Pale Blue Dot ", which shows the Earth as a point of light in a sunbeam, was a precious record-holder for farthest photo captured from Earth. Artist's impression of New Horizons encountering a Pluto-like object in the distant Kuiper Belt .

Global Media Putin discusses Mideast with Trump, hosts Abbas
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USA lost its credibility of being mediator in peace process between Israel and Palestine after President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as capital of Israel in December last. In the interview, Trump said that his recognition of Jerusalem as the country's capital was one of the highlights of his presidency thus far. More than 600,000 Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israel's 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Global Media Royal Navy warship to sail through disputed sea off China - Defence Secretary
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Seriously...? Do you guys really exist? This declaration was issued by both parties during the Second Meeting of the Philippines-China Bilateral Consultation Mechanism (BCM) on the South China Sea hosted by Manila Tuesday. "We've got to ensure that any form of malign intent is countered and we see increasing challenges - it's not just from China, it's from Russian Federation, it's from Iran - and we've got to be constantly making sure that our security measures, our critical national ...

Global Media Philippines Bans Deployment of New Filipino Workers to Kuwait
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Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque Jr. said the government is not forcing all OFWs (overseas Filipino workers) to go back to the Philippines, following the reported Kuwaiti employers' abuses against their Filipino helpers. Police who served an eviction notice at an apartment in Kuwait's Al-Shaab district stumbled on a grisly discovery - the remains of missing Filipina maid Joanna Daniela Demafelis stuffed inside a freezer.

Global Media International Olympic Committee boss to visit North Korea after winter Games
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Mattis' remarks come after South Korean President Moon Jae-in was presented a formal invitation to visit North Korea , potentially setting up the first meeting of Korean leaders since 2007 . As it turned out, with the two Koreas celebrating a moment of unity, the United States was left outmaneuvered by an adversary and out of step with an ally.

Global Media President Trump Seeks To Slash Great Lakes Funding By 90 Percent
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But, as is the case with so numerous president's initiatives, he is right in insisting that if taxpayers' money is spent, results must be achieved. That will only happen with a plan that significantly increases federal investments that provide financial relief to local communities; prioritizes nature-based solutions that save money by preventing problems before they become more serious; makes water affordable for everyone; and upholds environmental, health and safety standards that work to ...

Global Media Amit Shah clarifies government's 'lukewarm' attitude to Tripura
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The poll campaign in Tripura is gaining momentum. BJP president Amit Shah on Monday asserted that the BJP would form the next government in Tripura which would be the 20th state to be ruled by the saffron party. "Tripura is now among top five states of the country in providing better health services and achieved best parameters in health indexes", added Sarkar.

Global Media Iran welcomes Iraq reconstruction conference in Kuwait
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In accordance with this, Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who is scheduled to attend the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq, will announce Turkey's major projects for Iraq today. A boy holds onto his mother as a Iraqi special forces armored vehicles drive by, during fighting with Islamic state militants in western Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, March 14, 2017.

Global Media Tonga Parliament building flattened by cyclone Gita
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The New Zealand Defence Force has delivered 12 tonnes of aid and disaster relief supplies to communities in Tonga affected by Tropical Cyclone Gita . Winds were gusting almost 200km/h last night as the fringes of the cyclone approached Fiji, cutting communications to some residents.

Global Media French Pres. threatens military strike if Syria regime using WMD
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Macron told reporters on Tuesday evening France "will strike the place where they are launched or where they are prepared". Macron said the French and US governments "share the same red lines and are in constant contact". Syria signed the worldwide treaty banning chemical weapons and allowed monitors to destroy its poison gas arsenal after an agreement reached in 2013 to avert USA retaliation for what Washington said was a nerve gas attack near Damascus that killed more than 1,000 people.

Global Media Trump's lawyer paid $130000 of own money to porn star
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Any payment by a person such as Cohen on behalf of or in consultation with a candidate to influence an election is an in-kind "contribution" to the candidate under campaign finance law subject to a $2,700 limit and disclosure requirements. Partially as a counter to Wolff's wildly popular, highly critical book Fire and Fury , Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen is reportedly shopping his own book, which offers an "understanding" of the president and his controversies, ...

Global Media Hawks Conducting Raid At Gupta Compound
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Zuma is already facing a no-confidence motion in parliament, brought by the opposition EFF and set for 22 February. "They have not been arrested or charged with anything and are still free as we speak‚" he told TimesLIVE. Adding to the confusion, a copy of an email, purportedly from deputy presidential communications director Shadi Baloyi, circulated on Twitter telling Pretoria police that plans for a "special media briefing" by Zuma at the Union Buildings had been cancelled.

Global Media Haiti's President condemns Oxfam over sex scandal
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In a tweet, she said: "All I can tell you about this very bad revelation about Oxfam is that I am devastated". Britain's charity watchdog has begun an inquiry into how Oxfam handled allegations of sexual abuse in Haiti in 2011. After these revelations, Penny Mordaunt, the Secretary of State for International Development, summoned Oxfam officials to demand all information on this case, threatening to cut the yearly public aid donated to the NGO (€35.7 million in government ...

Global Media Senate GOP to introduce Trump's immigration plan
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A spokeswoman said he believes "it would be a serious mistake for Congress to pass legislation that grants a path to citizenship for those here illegally" - a position that puts Cruz at odds with Trump, who has endorsed legalizing 1.8 million dreamers.

Global Media NY bomber Ahmad Khan Rahimi sentenced to life in prison
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Rahimi was born in Afghanistan but was a naturalized US citizen. "That's when I started" noticing discrimination, Rahimi said in his emotionless five-minute statement. "As the evidence at trial demonstrated, the defendant was committed to waging his holy war against Americans years before he carried out his attack", prosecutors said of Rahimi according to Fox News .

Global Media Iran is now making drones armed with smart bombs
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Israel's information machine was in front of the military action [VIDEO ] providing a punch-by-punch blow-including photos of its downed F-16-before anyone else could respond to its story. The crisis in Syria continues and, as of today, every player involved realizes that the struggle can not go on forever through proxy wars fought by non-state actors.

Global Media Trump administration proposes big changes for SNAP benefits
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Released Monday, Trump's budget would cut more than $200 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program , known as SNAP - almost 30 percent over 10 years. "We deal with different people of different backgrounds". The government's proposed program would apply to households that receive more than $90 in food stamp benefits .

Global Media Paul Bauer (2018) Chicago Police Commander
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The I-Team has also learned that the officer shot is a high-ranking district commander. She told the paper that she saw officers lead the shackled suspect away and put him in a squad vehicle, and then watched as emergency workers administered CPR to Bauer, who was lying on a stretcher, before he was put inside an ambulance and rushed to the hospital.

Global Media What's the secret political meaning behind the dress in Michelle Obama's portrait?
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Steven Spielberg and Tom Hanks were among guests at the unveiling . Typically, an official presidential portrait unveiling at National Portrait Gallery might be a ho-hum affair, even with the traditional pomp and circumstance. She is pictured sitting coolly and nearly contemplative in a billowing geometric gown by Milly . The racializing schema of Sherald's work is to "exclude the idea of color as race", she has said, in her artist's statement.

Global Media South Africa: Police raid Gupta's Family Home
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This after the ANC confirmed on Tuesday that its national executive committee (NEC), the governing party's highest decision-making structure between national conferences, resolved to recall Zuma from office following a marathon meeting on Monday of the top structure at St George Hotel in Irene, near Pretoria.

Global Media Billions pledged for Iraq's post-ISIL reconstruction
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Speaking in Kuwait at a gathering of the 74-member coalition to defeat ISIS, Tillerson said the war against ISIS is far from over, even in Iraq and Syria. The funding will support the rehabilitation of critical infrastructure in Iraq, as well as help internally displaced people in Ninewah and Anbar provinces return home safely and support the clearance of unexploded bombs, mines and booby traps left by IS militants, said Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland.