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Global Media USA tourists arrested for baring buttocks at Thai temple
Author: 0 USA tourists arrested for baring buttocks at Thai temple

Buddhist sites in Thailand have signs up that remind people to dress modestly and to cover their shoulders and legs if possible, so the men taking their trousers down in these locations was considered an intense sign of disrespect. However, other government and police sources tell the BBC that the men could also face more serious charges. He said that police are awaiting court approval to charge the pair with computer crimes since the obscene content was posted online, which could lead to ...

Global Media Sanders pushes bill to help Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Author: 0 Sanders pushes bill to help Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

The legislation also allots the United States territories $51 million for economic development. A main focus of the funding will be the dredging of Cano Martin Pena, a channel in Puerto Rico. The bill faces a hard passage through Congress, where both houses are controlled by a Republican party opposed to any substantial reconstruction program for the territories.

Global Media Pence says Trump 'actively considering' USA embassy move to Jerusalem
Author: 0 Pence says Trump 'actively considering' USA embassy move to Jerusalem

Ghasemi added that during these years, when the Palestinian people were deprived of their basic and most fundamental rights, there were few people standing beside them and hearing their righteous voice; "as a sad outcome, the occupying regime of Israel has violated all the obvious human and legal principles by continuously committing genocide, state terrorism and crimes against humanity and by openly scoffing at worldwide peace and security".

Global Media Congress hates Gujarat, poor and me, says PM Modi
Author: 0 Congress hates Gujarat, poor and me, says PM Modi

For BJP water shortage issue overcome by the large irrigation schemes and large pipelines that carry Narmada water while for Congress, development was done by providing hand pumps. "Your family members, our first prime minister was not happy with the idea of a temple being built there". Congress has tried everything possible to delay the project, said Prime Minister Modi in Palitana.

Global Media Taliban living in comfort in Pakistan, says US General
Author: 0 Taliban living in comfort in Pakistan, says US General

General John Nicholson, who commands US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces in Afghanistan, said "well over 1,000" advisers would be out conducting combat operations on the front lines during next year's fighting season. The general said the advisers will operate in teams that will be backed up by additional American enablers, in order to protect the US forces and their Afghan counterparts.

Global Media TI, LL Cool J & Pharrell Williams Speak Out Against Libya Slave Trade
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Reports of African migrants in Libya being sold into slavery and being subjected to other atrocities, make mockery of African unity, President Akufo-Addo has said. Hundreds of thousands of migrants fleeing poverty or conflict travel to Libya each year, hoping to set off from the country's coast to Europe. Intensive work needs to be done by the Nigerian government and the governments in West/ east / north Africa to get the migrants out of Libya and more importantly tighter security ...

Global Media Mostly sunny skies set for your Wednesday
Author: 0 Mostly sunny skies set for your Wednesday

Heat index will be at 97 degrees with E winds at 15-20 miles per hour. TONIGHT: Mostly clear. Low: 45. WEDNESDAY: Sunny, with a high near 55. Night: Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance for precipitation. FRIDAY: Partly cloudy and chilly. South/southwest winds 5-10 miles per hour. North/northeast winds 0-5 miles per hour. Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour.

Global Media War On Christmas: Washington DC Metro Bans Christmas Ads, Causes Uproar
Author: 0 War On Christmas: Washington DC Metro Bans Christmas Ads, Causes Uproar

And while the Archdiocese of Washington may not be welcome to advertise on public buses, the transit authority is more than happy to promote other enterprises - like gay hookup websites . The Metro system in the nation's capital violated the free speech of the city's Catholic church by blocking a pro-religion Christmas-season ad on buses, a new lawsuit charged Tuesday.

Global Media Your 2017 word of the year is 'complicit'
Author: 0 Your 2017 word of the year is 'complicit'

Complicit , defined as "choosing to be involved in an illegal or questionable act, especially with others", was the annual pick of a word "indicative of larger trends that resonated throughout the year", the company said. In the satirical ad, the product was marketed as: "The fragrance for the woman who could stop all this, but won't". The third spike came after comments by Sen.

Global Media Indira Gandhi Held Her Nose Here - PM Modi In Morbi
Author: 0 Indira Gandhi Held Her Nose Here - PM Modi In Morbi

PM Modi started his campaign for the election from Morbi after that he will conduct a rally in Prachi near Somnath. "The Congress' development model was giving hand-pumps". We brought in the move, it was passed by Lok Sabha but stalled in the Rajya Sabha, where Congress has majority", PM Modi said. The prime minister's latest salvo adds to a string of accusations against Congress' dynastic politics and elitism, a point that the BJP has continually attacked and pitted against PM Modi's ...

Global Media War crimes defendant 'drank' poison in court
Author: 0 War crimes defendant 'drank' poison in court

The 72-year-old Praljak was specifically charged with ordering the destruction of the iconic 16th-century Ottoman bridge in Mostar, which was rebuilt in 2004, years after the war ended. The six Bosnian Croat political and military leaders had appealed against their convictions for involvement in crimes as Croat forces attempted to carve out a Croat ministate in Bosnia by driving Muslims from towns and villages during the 1992-95 war.

Global Media Senior Saudi prince freed 'after $1bn deal'
Author: 0 Senior Saudi prince freed 'after $1bn deal'

King Salman removed Prince Miteb from his post as head of the powerful National Guard on November 4. CNN could not reach Prince Miteb or his office for comment. The kingdom's top council of clerics also issued a statement saying it is an Islamic duty to fight corruption- essentially giving religious backing to the high-level arrests being reported.

Global Media CDC: HIV Being Diagnosed Sooner After Infection
Author: 0 CDC: HIV Being Diagnosed Sooner After Infection

New HIV infections are rising at a rapid pace in countries that have not expanded health and HIV services to the areas and the populations where they are most effective. "Testing people late, particularly those at higher risk of infection, results in late treatment and further contributes to the ongoing spread of HIV".

Global Media Trump Retweets Controversial 'Britain First' Activist Jayda Fransen
Author: 0 Trump Retweets Controversial 'Britain First' Activist Jayda Fransen

Britain First are a far right political group in 2011 by former BNP members. Fransen is the deputy leader of Britain First and has been repeatedly arrested . The three tweets which were recirculated by the president early Wednesday morning all feature videos of claimed attacks by Muslims. Fransen reacted with delight to the retweets, posting: "God bless you Trump! GOD BLESS AMERICA! OCS @ JaydaBF @ realDonaldTrump ".

Global Media Pervez Musharraf 'biggest supporter' of LeT, Hafiz Saeed
Author: 0 Pervez Musharraf 'biggest supporter' of LeT, Hafiz Saeed

India has repeatedly asked Pakistan to reinvestigate the Mumbai terror attacks case and also demanded trial of Hafiz Saeed and other terrorists, apart from giving evidence to Islamabad. Musharraf's remarks come a day after the Mumbai terror attack mastermind petitioned the United Nations to remove his name from the list of designated terrorists.

Global Media Dead, 2 Trapped After Rock Slide On Popular Blue Mountains Walking Trail
Author: 0 Dead, 2 Trapped After Rock Slide On Popular Blue Mountains Walking Trail

NSW police said they successfully contacted the families of two of the men, but were yet to reach the family of the third. The rescue scene at Wentworth Falls . Paramedics were called to the scene shortly before midday today after the apparent collapse of a popular walking trail in the national park. A command post is being established at Armstrong Road.

Global Media Grinch Targets Toys For Tots
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Andy Hermann with the U.S. Marine Corps. Since 2012, First Choice Emergency Room, a freestanding emergency room network owned and operated by Adeptus Health, has teamed up with Toys for Tots for its annual holiday community toy drive. "We are proud to host a Toys for Tots drive each holiday season", said Jason M. Settlemoir, GM/COO of Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment. Sunday morning's event by the U.S.

Global Media Franken Won't Say If Groping Allegations Are Grounds For Resignation
Author: 0 Franken Won't Say If Groping Allegations Are Grounds For Resignation

Whether or not Franken is honest is hard to say, and perhaps not even worth the speculation since he clearly has no plans to resign, and the Democratic party seems to have only dealt the superficial discipline of an ethics investigation. Franken said he apologized to Leeann Tweeden , the radio host who published a personal essay on her news station's website about her encounter with the Senator while on a USO tour.

Global Media Reports of active shooter in downtown Reno
Author: 0 Reports of active shooter in downtown Reno

Officials said that a suspect shot from an "elevated position" inside The Montage, and there was a female hostage inside the room during the shooting, the report stated, The Associated Press reported . Police have not identified the shooter. Police have said via social media the no injuries have been confirmed. Dusty Wunderlich told The Washington Post he was two floors below the shooter in the Montage.

Author: 0 NY terror suspect pleads not guilty

Saipov became a legal permanent USA resident in 2010 and was said to be a hard working truck driver and a "good guy" to those who knew him the first few years after he arrived. The document also alleges that Saipov said " he felt good about what he had done " and asked for permission to display the flag of the militant group Islamic State in his hospital room.

Global Media Vancouver's rental costs surge, while vacancy drops: CMHC report
Author: 0 Vancouver's rental costs surge, while vacancy drops: CMHC report

The situation is particularly dire in and around Toronto and Vancouver, where many cities have crisis-level vacancy rates below 1 per cent. The report also found that for the third consecutive year, average rents in Vancouver increased faster than the provincially-capped rate of 3.7 per cent.

Global Media Tourist's bloody encounter with crocodile caught on camera
Author: 0 Tourist's bloody encounter with crocodile caught on camera

The 24-year-old woman was bitten on her thigh by the 1.5 metre saltwater crocodile at Cape Tribulation beach in Queensland around 6pm yesterday. A young tourist has been bitten by a crocodile in northern Queensland. One of the girl's friends later posted a video of the attack and a photo of the wound inflicted by the vicious reptile on her Facebook Page. The crocodile appears to swipe at their legs before returning to the water.

Global Media VR Headset Makers Ship More Than 1 Million Units in Q3
Author: 0 VR Headset Makers Ship More Than 1 Million Units in Q3

Similarly (or more) demanding headsets, like the Vive and the Rift, require powerful, expensive computers to run, and have a comparatively smaller catalogue of games to play with, too (although they fare better in the non-gaming realm, with different kinds of virtual reality experiences).