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Global Media Erdogan says lira crash 'political plot' against Turkey
Author: 0 Erdogan says lira crash 'political plot' against Turkey

Iran has also suffered a major tumbling of its currency this year partly over the reimposition of U.S. sanctions after Trump abandoned the 2015 nuclear deal. In an op-ed published in New York Times , Erdogan warned Washington not to risk its relations with Ankara, saying otherwise it would look for "new friends and allies".

Global Media Newspaper: Conservatives to investigate Boris Johnson's burqa comments
Author: 0 Newspaper: Conservatives to investigate Boris Johnson's burqa comments

Lord Sheikh, a Conservative Muslim peer, told the Guardian he had received about 50 hostile emails since he had spoken out about Johnson earlier this week and that he was considering referring five to the police. Despite the row engulfing the Conservatives, the latest YouGov poll for The Times put the party four points ahead. Labour, which has faced continued pressure over its handling of anti-Semitism in the party, fell three points to 35%.

Global Media How a Trump tweet and an Erdogan speech shook Turkey’s economy
Author: 0 How a Trump tweet and an Erdogan speech shook Turkey’s economy

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned the United States on the deterioration of bilateral relations and assured that Washington will lose a strategic partner if it continues with the threats and the imposition of sanctions . "Our relations with Turkey are not good at this time! ". Trump's action on Friday indicates he is willing to use his presidential powers as an economic and diplomatic weapon, even against allies, the Wall Street Journal reported.

Global Media Ivanka Trump: No room in US for 'neo-nazism'
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump: No room in US for 'neo-nazism'

Bro has spent the past year speaking out on social justice issues that were important to her daughter, and launching a foundation in Heyer's name. 22-year-old Clara Carlson, who graduated from the university this year, says the rally was created to send a message that "we're still here and we're still fighting".

Global Media Who are the white nationalists gathering in Washington?
Author: 0 Who are the white nationalists gathering in Washington?

Several students said they were angry that the police response was far larger this year compared with last year, when people carrying tiki torches the white nationalist rally went mostly unchecked. Charlottesville is some 187 kilometers from Washington , but officials and opponents of the white nationalist rally fear some protesters may travel to Washington or parts of nearby Northern Virginia .

Global Media 'Turn the Plane Around': Judge Stops Deportation During Emergency Hearing
Author: 0 'Turn the Plane Around': Judge Stops Deportation During Emergency Hearing

A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email. "I'm not happy about this at all", he said. "This is not acceptable". According to the lawsuit , the two plaintiffs on the plane were a mother and daughter. It argues the administration is wrongly rejecting asylum claims based on domestic abuse and gang violence.

Global Media People are taking the mick out of Donald Trump's Space Force
Author: 0 People are taking the mick out of Donald Trump's Space Force

First, it needs to be approved by Congress . But the proposed Space Force is not the United States' first foray into militarizing space. Colbert described Pence's speech as "a stirring call to what we're already doing". Moscow and Beijing are investing heavily in hypersonic missile technology that can evade existing missile-defense radars, and China claims to have conducted a successful test in early July.

Global Media Visualizing The Size Of California's Largest-Ever Fire
Author: 0 Visualizing The Size Of California's Largest-Ever Fire

They said the fire had jumped both sides of Highway 299. Many schools have been forced to close, and more evacuation orders were being issued. Volunteer Fire Chief Mike Milligan, who also has a cabin in the area, told the Orange County Register Clark has long feuded with a neighbor and other cabin owners.

Global Media Zimbabwe election: MDC's Chamisa mounts legal challenge against result
Author: 0 Zimbabwe election: MDC's Chamisa mounts legal challenge against result

The MDC Alliance and its leader Nelson Chamisa arrived at the Constitutional Court premises in the capital, Harare, to file papers on the deadline for submissions into electoral challenges. The court's decision on the matter is final. On August 1, soldiers opened fire on MDC protesters, killing six people and sparking an global outcry.

Global Media Taliban Storm Ghazni City; Heavy Clashes Ongoing
Author: 0 Taliban Storm Ghazni City; Heavy Clashes Ongoing

All shops were closed, they said, as was the highway from the capital of Kabul to Afghanistan's southern provinces that runs through Ghazni. Thirty Taliban fighters and one Afghan security forces' member were killed, according to the provincial government.

Global Media Another major natural disaster just hit Indonesia
Author: 0 Another major natural disaster just hit Indonesia

The quake occurred in North Lombok district at a depth of 12 kilometers, according to the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG). Three different death tolls for the Lombok quake on August 5 surfaced on Thursday, but the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB) says the office is verifying them to avoid duplicate records.

Global Media Kerala rain: 50 tourists stranded in Munnar after landslide
Author: 0 Kerala rain: 50 tourists stranded in Munnar after landslide

One shutter was opened Friday yesterday after a gap of 26 years. "Twenty four dams have been opened so far which is unprecedented and is telling of the seriousness of the situation". The inmates of these houses were shifted to relief camps. The airport operations may be affected if the water level in the Periyar river rises beyond 3 feet, officials said.

Global Media Schuette wins Michigan Republican governor primary
Author: 0 Schuette wins Michigan Republican governor primary

Gretchen Whitmer has won the Democratic nomination for MI governor, besting two competitors to advance to the November race to succeed term-limited Republican Gov. It could triple, to six, if the Democrats can pick up Republican-leaning seats in November. "The blue wave, it's a thing". Schuette was the only candidate to get President Donald Trump's endorsement.

Global Media Abby Huntsman Leaving Fox News to Join The View
Author: 0 Abby Huntsman Leaving Fox News to Join The View

The hosting line-up for The View now boasts Whoopi Goldberg , Joy Behar , Sunny Hostin , McCain and Huntsman . "Abby has lots of fans at ABC and is expected to land at The View ", a source told E! Huntsman's father, Jon Huntsman Jr., serves as U.S.

Global Media Senate Intelligence Committee Calls on Wikileaks Founder to Testify
Author: 0 Senate Intelligence Committee Calls on Wikileaks Founder to Testify

The US Senate Intelligence Committee has requested that persecuted WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange testify before committee staff. "We are seriously considering the offer but must ensure Mr Assange's protection is guaranteed". Sweden dropped its investigation into Assange over allegations of sexual offenses in May 2017. He said the claims were a political smear linked to WikiLeaks' work and said he feared being transferred from Sweden to the United States to face trial for the release ...

Global Media Firefighters capture 'firenado' destroying Derbyshire factory
Author: 0 Firefighters capture 'firenado' destroying Derbyshire factory

This is the incredible moment a "firenado" shot 50ft into the sky as 50 firefighters attempted to tackle the massive blaze in South Derbyshire. The company said the fire was in an outside area which had been "completely gutted". It was reported that firefighters had the fire under control about 3:00pm. "Crews from across Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Staffordshire have been working hard since the early hours of the morning, jointly with partners from the police, Seven Trent Water and the ...

Global Media Nunes secretly recorded at fundraiser: We have to protect Trump from Mueller
Author: 0 Nunes secretly recorded at fundraiser: We have to protect Trump from Mueller

Those priorities include pushing Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh , through Senate confirmation, and potentially making another run at impeaching Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . It's also worth noting that Mueller and Deputy Attorney Rod Rosenstein , who now oversees the investigation, are both Republicans who were highly respected across the board prior to the start of the investigation.

Global Media Canada shooting: At least four killed in Fredericton, New Brunswick
Author: 0 Canada shooting: At least four killed in Fredericton, New Brunswick

The Fredericton Police Department tweeted Friday morning to caution residents to avoid Brookside Drive due to an "ongoing incident". Fredericton is in New Brunswick province, about 50 miles northeast of the USA border with Maine. Police said there were "multiple causalities" and that officers have contained the area while the investigation is ongoing. Fredericton is located about 50 miles northeast of the US border with Maine.

Global Media Hamas slams 'barbaric' airstrike on Gaza City building
Author: 0 Hamas slams 'barbaric' airstrike on Gaza City building

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's security cabinet said in a statement late Thursday that it had directed the Israeli military "to continue taking strong action" against militants in Gaza. "Everyday life in besieged Gaza is shaped by Israeli policy", IMEU added, posting a video compilation that captures the living conditions of millions of the almost two million people living in the occupied Gaza Strip.

Global Media USA imposes sanctions on Russian Federation for nerve agent attack in UK
Author: 0 USA imposes sanctions on Russian Federation for nerve agent attack in UK

Per BBC , US investigators have determined the country is behind the March 4 poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal, who were found unconscious on a bench in Salisbury, England. Lev Gudkov, director of Russian independent pollster Levada Center, said it was quite possible that Putin would see a boost in his approval rating as a result of the sanctions , even though economic challenges could harm him in the long term.