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Global Media Trump ousts Veterans Affairs chief David Shulkin in administration's latest shake-up
Author: 0 Trump ousts Veterans Affairs chief David Shulkin in administration's latest shake-up

They said an undersecretary at the Department of Defense, Robert Wilkie, will be the acting secretary. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny L. Jackson, the lead White House doctor, said on January 16 that President Trump's "overall health is excellent". Shulkin had pledged the VA would not be privatized on his watch but would provide veterans expanded opportunities to get private sector care. In a December email obtained by The Washington Post , senior VA appointees Jake Leinenkugel and Camilo J.

Global Media Ex-Catalan Minister Gives Herself up to Edinburgh Police
Author: 0 Ex-Catalan Minister Gives Herself up to Edinburgh Police

Ponsati was later freed on bail at Edinburgh Sheriff Court, leaving to cheers from a throng of supporters outside waving the "estelada" Catalan independence flag. "Clara accepts her fate now lies in the hands of the Scottish justice system". A former Catalan politician facing extradition to Spain has handed herself in to police in Scotland today.

Global Media Trump Considering Paying for Border Wall With US Military Budget
Author: 0 Trump Considering Paying for Border Wall With US Military Budget

According to the Washington Post , Trump subsequently pitched the idea of using the defense budget to pay for the wall to Defense Secretary James Mattis and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), who "offered little reaction to the idea... The White House did not immediately respond to questions about the idea, and it's unclear whether it has gained any serious traction. "Two advisers", the Post reports , "said that "M" stood for military".

Global Media Brittany Velasquez, Arizona Mother, Arrested After Children Found Dead In Car Seats
Author: 0 Brittany Velasquez, Arizona Mother, Arrested After Children Found Dead In Car Seats

But the coat was later returned and the relative did not seek prosecution. 20-year-old Brittany Velasquez is being charged with two counts of murder after her children were found dead in the auto outside a home in Superior. The agency said they never took custody of the children and never placed them in the custody of their grandparents. The Pinal County Sheriff's Office did not immediately disclose what evidence was found.

Global Media Pakistan supports President Ghani's peace plan: Khawaja Asif
Author: 0 Pakistan supports President Ghani's peace plan: Khawaja Asif

She also explained that China supports all efforts to facilitate peace, rebuilding, and national reconciliation in Afghanistan and that her country would work alongside the global fraternity to continue playing a constructive role in supporting and helping Afghans achieve peace, stability, and development soon.

Global Media Turkey summit: Erdogan hopes tough period in the past
Author: 0 Turkey summit: Erdogan hopes tough period in the past

The slow disbursement of funds causes concerns but Turkey was assured at the meeting that European Union will honour its commitments. Manbij sits on the west bank of the Euphrates. The US has repeatedly warned that Turkey's campaign in Afrin has risked distracting from the fight against IS. He added that Turkey is sufficiently strong to cancel the state of emergency since the failed military coup in July 2016.

Global Media 'Puppy Doe' tormentor sentenced to 8-to-10 years in jail
Author: 0 'Puppy Doe' tormentor sentenced to 8-to-10 years in jail

But at a hearing in May 2017 he said he would delay sentence to consider Woodward's fate as one which hindered her career prospects would be "too severe". Court minutes indicate District Judge William LaFortune sentenced Baker to life imprisonment in exchange for his guilty pleas to murder , robbery with a risky weapon, kidnapping and possession of a firearm after a felony conviction.

Global Media Daniel Bryan's return to WrestleMania becomes official
Author: 0 Daniel Bryan's return to WrestleMania becomes official

The WrestleMania status for SmackDown Live commissioner Shane McMahon was in question following news from WWE that he was hospitalized in NY for "acute diverticulitis", and an "umbilical hernia". McMahon's rivalry with Owens has been going on since SummerSlam , when Shane O'Mac was the special guest referee for his United States Championship match with AJ Styles.

Global Media Criminal Deportee Escapes ICE Custody at JFK Airport
Author: 0 Criminal Deportee Escapes ICE Custody at JFK Airport

Mbacke's getaway was made possible in part because ICE agents had taken off his handcuffs before bringing him through airport security screening. Port Authority Police Officers did not hear of the man's escape until 9:15 p.m., a police spokesman for the agency said.

Global Media Heavy rain and storms by Thursday
Author: 0 Heavy rain and storms by Thursday

Highs are in the lower 50s. Despite clouds staying mostly cloudy , Wednesday afternoon highs will still get into the middle & upper 40s. There is another small rain chance Friday morning but that too will clear pretty quickly allowing us to warm into the mid 50s by the afternoon.

Global Media EPL: Mourinho wants Arsenal player to replace Pogba
Author: 0 EPL: Mourinho wants Arsenal player to replace Pogba

With CSKA and Spartak defenders Viktor Vasin and Georgi Dzhikiya out with injuries as well as Zenit's forward Alexander Kokorin, Russia will likely once again depend on Fyodor Smolov up front. Mourinho believes Pogba has the "technical and physical" qualities to be a top player, and that he's been playing poorly due to a lack of focus on his game .

Global Media New Mueller filing: Manafort, Gates tied to Russian spy in 2016
Author: 0 New Mueller filing: Manafort, Gates tied to Russian spy in 2016

According to the sources, Manafort is not planning to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and and will fight the charges through to trial. He initially denied having contact in September 2016 with Gates and Person A. But he acknowledged in a court filing of his own on Tuesday that he actually recorded conversations with both men.

Global Media New Atlas Tanoak Pickup Concept Shows Volkswagen Wants America Back
Author: 0 New Atlas Tanoak Pickup Concept Shows Volkswagen Wants America Back

The structure around them consists of arches which makes the look appear to be one of masculine ego. But the same space between the wheels means it can have Atlas-like spaciousness for the remaining five seats. Powering this beast is VW's excellent 3.6-liter V-6 engine that can be found in both the Atlas SUV and Passat sedan. If Volkswagen started producing the Tanoak, it would be entering a crowded market.

Global Media Adea Shabani, Missing Actress, May Be Body in Shallow Grave
Author: 0 Adea Shabani, Missing Actress, May Be Body in Shallow Grave

He died last week after shooting himself during a police chase. The LAPD has stated that they believe the missing 25-year-old aspiring actress from Macedonia to be a murder victim after almost a month has gone by since her disappearance. When Spotz committed suicide in a stolen pick-up truck on Thursday, police said they were still investigating Ms Shabni's disappearance as a missing persons case.

Global Media US And South Korea Agree To Revised Trade Deal
Author: 0 US And South Korea Agree To Revised Trade Deal

In addition to the agreement on autos, the South Korean trade ministry announced Monday that it would accept a new quota on steel shipped to the U.S. In addition to the increased access for American vehicles that meet US but not necessarily South Korean safety standards, the USA officials also said they won reductions in non-tariff barriers to US vehicle sales, including elimination of duplicate environmental testing requirements and recognition of USA replacement parts standards.

Global Media Cynthia Nixon compares Cuomo to Trump
Author: 0 Cynthia Nixon compares Cuomo to Trump

Taking a page out of Hillary Clinton's "nasty woman" book, Cynthia Nixon has started selling "unqualified lesbian" campaign buttons to help fund her race for New York Governor. If he responds to this line of attack with his trademark combo platter of rage and intimidation, he will just be making Nixon's point for her. "Everybody can say what they want", he said .

Global Media Weekend Weather: Unsettled weather pattern will continue into Sunday
Author: 0 Weekend Weather: Unsettled weather pattern will continue into Sunday

A slow moving cold front will move into the area Thursday triggering widespread showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy skies Tuesday become overcast later in the day with a chance for snow showers. It will mix with some snow late in the evening before changing to all snow for a period of time overnight. With the sun breaking out a bit, high temps should reach the 40s.

Global Media Karnataka polls on May 12, counting on May 15
Author: 0 Karnataka polls on May 12, counting on May 15

He also said that adequate central armed forces will be deployed in the state to hold a free and fair election. The ongoing term for the Karnataka assembly expires on May 28. Yeddyurappa ran the most corrupt government in the country. Shah began by slamming the Siddaramaiah government and the Congress, and promising developments in the state under Yeddyurappa.

Global Media Former radio jockey hacked to death in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram
Author: 0 Former radio jockey hacked to death in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram

According to media reports, the crime took place around 2 AM in the sound recording studio-Metro Studio-owned by Rajesh at Madavoor under Pallickal police station. He had been reporting on the sand mafia and had earlier complained to the Police about a threat to his life, reported ANI . While police have registered a case of murder , they are yet to identify the accused.

Author: 0 White House Pushes Back Against Stormy Daniels Claim

On Monday, she amended her lawsuit to include Mr Cohen as a defendant, claiming he defamed her with a statement he made about the payment. "I can say White House didn't engage in any wrongdoing", Shah responded, adding Trump attorney Michael Cohen and the campaign can address anything related to their actions.

Author: 0 China's Tiangong-1 space station could fall to Earth on Easter weekend

The European Space Agency is providing re-entry updates every day or two on its blog, including on the lab's potential landing zone, its altitude changes, and the re-entry window, which the agency now puts between March 30 and April 2. Shenzhou 9 launched on June 16, 2012 , with three astronauts, including China's first female astronaut , fighter pilot Liu Yang. Since March 14, China has been giving daily updates on the altitude of the vessel .

Global Media Hamas sets up tents near Gaza border ahead of…
Author: 0 Hamas sets up tents near Gaza border ahead of…

AN Israeli tank struck two Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip late yesterday after bullets were fired from the Palestinian enclave, the Israeli army said . Israel fired Iron Dome missiles after mistakenly thinking militants had launched rockets in the Gaza Strip. Last month there was a surge in cross-border violence, seen as among the most serious since Israel and Hamas fought a war in 2014 - their third since 2008.

Author: 0 Michael Porter Jr. declares for 2018 NBA Draft

Missouri still secured an 8 seed in the NCAA Tournament and played Florida State in the first round. It's been a foregone conclusion for years that Porter, Jr. But that's because of his season-ending back injury . Porter added 10 rebounds and 3 steals, but the extended minutes on the court highlighted just how much time he had been out.