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Global Media Grab to offer Uber services from April 9 in Southeast Asia
Author: 0 Grab to offer Uber services from April 9 in Southeast Asia

Malaysia's government may take legal action against Grab should they increase fares following their acquisition of Uber's Southeast Asia business, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Nancy Shukri. Soon after the speculations broke out, Grab's head of people, Chin Yin Ong , posted a video on LinkedIn in which she assured Uber employees that Grab will be reaching out to them, as well as inviting affected employees to a joint town hall which will be hosted later today (27 ...

Global Media No State Charges Filed In Alton Sterling Shooting Death
Author: 0 No State Charges Filed In Alton Sterling Shooting Death

Landry said at a news conference in Baton Rouge . Attorneys for Sterling's family slammed what they called a biased decision - and urged the public to hold Landry accountable by voting him out of office. Baton Rouge's police department was also accused of allowing racism within the department, as officers referred to black people as "animals" and "heathens".

Global Media United Kingdom sets June deadline for further actions against Russia — Global Geopolitical Series
Author: 0 United Kingdom sets June deadline for further actions against Russia — Global Geopolitical Series

Half of the European Union's member states chose to expel Russian diplomats over the Sergei Skripal case. Canada also took action, kicking out four Russians and denying three who have applied to enter the country. The Canadian measures also appeared to put another nail in whatever little hope there still was about a pending reset in relations with Russian Federation, which the Liberals promised during the last federal election.

Global Media Suspect linked to suspicious packages in DC found in Everett
Author: 0 Suspect linked to suspicious packages in DC found in Everett

The FBI and military authorities said they were investigating a half-dozen suspicious packages which contained explosive components , NBC News reported . Howard in a statement. Among the facilities where the packages were shipped were Fort McNair , in the nation's capital, and Fort Belvoir in northern Virginia, both U.S.

Global Media NY state will sue to block Census citizenship question
Author: 0 NY state will sue to block Census citizenship question

Becerra is one of 17 Democratic state attorneys general who wrote Ross a letter last month, arguing that including the citizenship question would be unconstitutional and would scare illegal immigrants into not participating in the decennial questionnaire and result in an undercount of the population.

Author: 0 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels 7 Russian envoys, blocks 3 new ones

He noted that the alliance had thus sent a clear message to Russian Federation that there were "costs and consequences for its risky pattern of behavior". The list includes 22 European countries including Britain itself which led the way by expelling 23 diplomats. Its foreign minister , Simon Coveney, said the use of chemical weapons was "shocking and abhorrent".

Global Media Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria summit over phone
Author: 0 Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria summit over phone

The family photo of (from left to right) Turkish president Recep Erdogan, Bulgarian PM Boyko Borissov, EU Council head Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. His crackdown on the opposition and undermining of Turkey's judiciary following the 2016 attempted coup has seen more than 50,000 arrests including many journalists, academics and opposition politicians, outlawed dozens of civil society groups, newspapers and television stations.

Global Media Turkey's Erdogan says operations begin in Iraq's Sinjar region
Author: 0 Turkey's Erdogan says operations begin in Iraq's Sinjar region

Ankara considers the group to be an offshoot of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), an insurgent group deemed a terrorist organisation by Turkey . Another group protested against them, holding anti-war banners and chanting slogans such as "the palace wants war, people want peace", in reference to Erdogan's presidential complex.

Global Media Finish Line Bought By JD Sports For $558 Million
Author: 0 Finish Line Bought By JD Sports For $558 Million

JD shares rose as much as 3.5 percent early Monday in London, with Sports Direct up as much as 0.4 percent. Separately, the company said it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by JD Sports Fashion for $13.50 per share in cash, or approximately $558 million.

Global Media Sen. Mitch McConnell to introduce legislation to legalize hemp
Author: 0 Sen. Mitch McConnell to introduce legislation to legalize hemp

There may be some continued discussion of that. Since the 2014 federal Farm Bill allowed experimental hemp production, crop production has spread but remains tiny. Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, whose great-grandfather grew hemp for rope to support the war effort in the 1940s, said he hopes hemp's legalization can "open the floodgates and we can see the true potential of this crop".

Global Media Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill Despite Veto Threat
Author: 0 Trump Signs $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill Despite Veto Threat

Nobody read it. It's hours old". "Therefore, as a matter of national security, I've signed this omnibus budget bill". Conservatives have criticised the president for signing the giant budget bill. Despite Democrats' efforts, the bill makes no mention of protections for these so-called Dreamers. There was no immediate comment from the White House or Republican leaders in Congress on Friday.

Global Media U.S. sends list of demands for China
Author: 0 U.S. sends list of demands for China

According to a former non-executive chairman at Morgan Stanley Asia and now a senior fellow at Yale, Stephen Roach, China is the US's third largest and fastest growing export market . But in the absence of "an acceptable agreement that the president signs off on", the Trump administration will press ahead with the tariffs and other measures, he warned.

Global Media South Korea, US reach deal on steel imports, set quota
Author: 0 South Korea, US reach deal on steel imports, set quota

According to Reuters , the planned changes in the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) were seen as limited, leaving South Korea's key passenger vehicle exports untouched and helping allay fears that Trump's tough approach could start a spiralling global trade war.

Global Media Coast Line: Village to host Easter Egg Hunt March 31
Author: 0 Coast Line: Village to host Easter Egg Hunt March 31

Ridder is hoping to have a turnout as big as past year. The afternoon event began with an Easter egg hunt. The National Trust has advised people planning on attending its annual egg hunt event to check its website for updates on "contingency plans" in the run up to Easter.

Global Media Police question Netanyahu in telecom case for second time
Author: 0 Police question Netanyahu in telecom case for second time

News portal, pressured his CEO, Ilan Yeshua, to arrange positive coverage of Netanyahu on Walla! in exchange for the prime minister advancing regulations that would benefit Elovitch. The Haaretz newspaper said he will deliver recordings of the Prime Minister and his wife as part of the agreement. Netanyahu has denied any wrongdoing and says he is the victim of a witch hunt.

Author: 0 Over 114000 people left Eastern Ghouta

The Ministry of Defence of Russian Federation says 6,500 people were evacuated from the southern towns in Eastern Ghouta as part of the evacuation deal and they are now in Idlib. Douma-based opposition activist Haitham Bakkar said the town was subjected to some artillery shelling early on Monday that wounded several people. The talks come after thousands of rebels left the region recently after heavy bombardment by Assad's forces and Russian aircraft.

Global Media More Details Revealed on Iowa Family of 4 Found Dead in Mexico
Author: 0 More Details Revealed on Iowa Family of 4 Found Dead in Mexico

Their deaths stunned family and friends and stumped investigators, who quickly ruled out suicide or foul play based on a lack of "evidence of anything being disturbed inside the room", the attorney general's office said. on Friday. She told "Today" that the last time she heard from her daughter was in a text that same day confirming that the family was safely at the condo.

Global Media Seven missiles fired on Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 Seven missiles fired on Saudi Arabia

Witnesses reported loud explosions and bright flashes in the sky in Riyadh, apparently caused by missiles being shot down. Singapore strongly condemns the missile attacks launched from Yemen targeting residential areas of Riyadh and other cities in Saudi Arabia on Sunday (March 25), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Monday.

Global Media Man arrested after fight
Author: 0 Man arrested after fight

The homeowner called 911 but said before police could arrive Calvin was able to force his way inside the residence. He was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled substance, felonies.

Global Media Somalia's Parliament and Presidential Palace Rocked By Nearby Car Bomb Blast
Author: 0 Somalia's Parliament and Presidential Palace Rocked By Nearby Car Bomb Blast

At least five people were killed and several other injured when a auto laden with bombs exploded in Somalia capital Mogadishu on Sunday afternoon. "I saw at least four bodies, several cars, and motorbikes burning, ambulances at the scene transporting the wounded to the hospitals", said the witness, who spoke to GO by phone from the area of the blast.