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Global Media Jewish American actress skips Israeli event in protest at Netanyahu policies
Author: 0 Jewish American actress skips Israeli event in protest at Netanyahu policies

He called Portman a Jewish Israeli who " cynically uses her birthplace to advance her career " while expressing pride in the fact that she never served in the Israeli military. Israel was created exactly 70 years ago as a haven for refugees from Holocaust. Portman, a Jerusalem native, did not specify which recent events led to her decision.

Global Media P&G Acquires German Consumer Health Business For €3.4 Billion
Author: 0 P&G Acquires German Consumer Health Business For €3.4 Billion

Pfizer is reviewing its options after the sale of its consumer-health business fizzled in March, with potential suitors such as Reckitt bowing out. P&G said that the acquisition will improve its OTC geographic scale, brand portfolio and category footprint in the vast majority of the world's top 15 OTC markets.

Global Media Barbara Bush laid to rest
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A eulogy was also given by Susan Baker , wife of former Secretary of State James A Baker III, who said her long-time friend was "the secret sauce of this extraordinary family". After all, former President Barack Obama did not attend the funeral of Nancy Reagan in 2016 or Betty Ford in 2011. During the funeral, Laura Bush Hager and her sister, Barbara Pierce Bush, read Biblical passages.

Global Media Treasury Secretary Mnuchin considering trip to China amid trade spat
Author: 0 Treasury Secretary Mnuchin considering trip to China amid trade spat

Longer-term prospects are clouded by sluggish growth in productivity and aging populations in wealthy nations. Aggregate growth in emerging market and developing economies was projected to firm up further, the International Monetary Fund said , with continued strong growth in emerging Asia and a modest upswing in commodity exporters after three years of weak performance.

Global Media Trump seeks documents held by 'Pakistani mystery man' to counter Democrats' suit
Author: 0 Trump seeks documents held by 'Pakistani mystery man' to counter Democrats' suit

The suit prompted Trump to send a Friday evening tweet that called the Democrats "obstructionist" and promised a counterattack based on his longstanding assertion that Clinton committed a crime with her personal email server. Mr Trump's former campaign manager Paul Manafort and former foreign policy advisor George Papadopoulos - both listed in Friday's lawsuit - face charges included money laundering, conspiracy and making false statements to the FBI as part of Mr Mueller's investigation.

Global Media Wisconsin Students March For Tougher Gun Laws
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Ray High School was one of three CCISD schools listed on the National School Walkout website as participating in the event. "I mean people are sick of gun violence and school shootings and the many , many lives that have been lost and we want change which is clear", said Sophie Bock, South Burlington's student council president.

Global Media Comey memos: Trump exploded at Flynn over delayed return call to Putin
Author: 0 Comey memos: Trump exploded at Flynn over delayed return call to Putin

After his firing, Comey provided one of his memos to a friend so he could disclose details to journalists and prompt the appointment of a special counsel. McCabe's potential criminal acts, on James Comey's watch, are further proof that both the Clinton email and Trump-Russia investigations were irredeemably compromised.

Global Media Unemployment rate in county increases
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The professional and business services, trade, transportation-warehousing-utilities and government sectors each grew by 100 jobs. In Brevard County, where space-related companies are now hiring hundreds of people, the jobless rate remained steady at 3.8 percent for March, down from 4.3 percent a year ago.

Global Media North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile testing
Author: 0 North Korea says it will suspend nuclear and missile testing

Kim reportedly made the remarks at the ruling Workers' Party's central committee meeting on Friday. South Korean and USA officials have said Kim is likely trying to save his broken economy from heavy sanctions. "The North will also close the nuclear test site in the north of the country to confirm its obligation to stop nuclear tests". "Missiles and nuclear weapons pointing at South Korea , artillery, conventional weapons".

Global Media Southwest Airlines mechanics union warned of too much outsourcing of maintenance work
Author: 0 Southwest Airlines mechanics union warned of too much outsourcing of maintenance work

Moments after the 737's engine exploded , Southwest passengers rushed to help the injured and dying. Riordan was sucked halfway out a broken window, witnesses said. The FAA proposed making the recommendation mandatory in August but never issued a final decision. The FAA said it will issue a safety directive for ultrasound inspections of CFM56 engine fan blades that have accumulated a specified number of flight hours.

Global Media EU's Barnier says still 25% of work to do on Brexit
Author: 0 EU's Barnier says still 25% of work to do on Brexit

But the customs union vote was also only the beginning of what will likely be a war of attrition on all aspects of Brexit between the Lords, where May does not have an overall majority, and the Commons, where the government's majority only exists because of the smaller DUP party of Northern Ireland .

Global Media Basque public TV says militants of ETA to disband in May
Author: 0 Basque public TV says militants of ETA to disband in May

Its aim was the establishment of an independent Basque state in northern Spain and southern France. In a historic statement, Eta said: "We want to show our respect to the dead, to the wounded and to the victims of the actions of Eta". 'I find it shameful and immoral that they should make a distinction between people who deserved a bullet in the back of the head or a bomb in their auto and accidental victims who did not deserve it, ' she said.

Global Media Feature: Palestinians in Gaza fly kites over borders in defiance of Israel
Author: 0 Feature: Palestinians in Gaza fly kites over borders in defiance of Israel

Speaking on April 9 in the Israeli town of Sderot, near Gaza, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said: "We have one clear and simple rule and we seek to express it constantly: if someone tries to attack you - rise up and attack him". A journalist was among those who died after clashes at the border for the second in the series of protests on April 6. This year's Land Day demonstrations appear especially combustible as Palestinian anger is already high over Trump's decision in December 2017 to ...

Author: 0 Congress denies rifts on move against CJI

However, some notes of discord were heard from within the Congress . The BJP also said that the move was to "degrade and denigrate" the judiciary as the Congress and other parties were getting exposed in the judgements related to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders.

Global Media Stormy Daniels In Baltimore For Nightclub Performances
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Documents relating to the Stormy Daniels case are believed to be among those seized. "The American people deserve the truth as quickly as possible". "A total con job, playing the Fake News Media for Fools (but they know it)!" A week prior to this interview, pictures surfaced on the internet of her taking a polygraph test, something her and her lawyer Michael Avenatti are threatening to release.

Global Media HC asks WB poll body to reschedule panchayat polls, quashes its notification
Author: 0 HC asks WB poll body to reschedule panchayat polls, quashes its notification

Welcoming Friday's verdict, the BJP's general secretary in West Bengal, Pratap Banerjee, said the party could still move court for deployment of central forces on polling days. It is victory of democracy which was ruined in Bengal. State Congress president Adhir Chowdhury said, "We want a panchayat election that is free from terror and hooliganism".

Global Media Teachers engage in online activism in fight for funding
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AEA President Joe Thomas urged Governor Doug Ducey and state legislators to "Sit down with us and find a solution to school crisis". Teachers in the southwestern USA state of Arizona have overwhelmingly voted to strike to demand improved wages for educators and support staff and restore more than $1 billion in school funding cuts over the last decade.

Global Media Iraq says it carried out air raid against IS in Syria
Author: 0 Iraq says it carried out air raid against IS in Syria

The jihadists still control pockets of desert along the border with Syria, where Iraq had already carried out limited raids against IS before yesterday's strike. After losing major territory across its self-established caliphate in Iraq and Syria, the terrorist organisation has continued to carry out ambushes, assassinations and bombings across Iraq.

Global Media Ex-New York Mayor joins Trump's legal team
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Trump will also bring on Jane Serene Raskin and Martin R. Raskin, former federal prosecutors based in Florida, according to Mr. Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow . Attorney for the Southern District of NY. "The president said, 'Rudy is great". Both are former federal prosecutors. "I've got to say, I'm pretty darn embarrassed about the whole thing".

Global Media Mamata supports Chandrababu Naidu's fast for
Author: 0 Mamata supports Chandrababu Naidu's fast for "justice"

Chandrababu Naidu accused the central government of ignoring Andhra Pradesh since long time. This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire. Thirteen ministers of Naidu's cabinet will also organise simultaneous hunger strikes in the districts for which they are in-charge ministers. The Chief Minister alleged that the Centre has constantly misled them with respect to Special Category Status .

Global Media Scott Pruitt's Ethics Inquiries Widen, and GOP Support Shows Cracks
Author: 0 Scott Pruitt's Ethics Inquiries Widen, and GOP Support Shows Cracks

A third is used by Pruitt himself. According to a statement from Whitehouse on Thursday, EPA IG Arthur Elkins responded, saying the issues raised in the letter were "within the authority of the OIG to review, and we will do so", he said. At the time, congressional Republicans accused Jackson of using a government email account under the name "Richard Windsor" to sidestep disclosure rules.

Global Media With Congress divided, public support for marijuana grows
Author: 0 With Congress divided, public support for marijuana grows

According to Schumer's office, under the new bill, marijuana would be removed from the list of substances classified under the Controlled Substances Act. Schumer has previously supported medical marijuana and allowing states the right to experiment with legalization, but this would be a radical shift in federal drug policy.