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Global Media Franken confirms handover to Smith in early January
Author: 0 Franken confirms handover to Smith in early January

At least eight women have made allegations against him. Interested in Democratic Party? A senior Democratic Senate aide in Washington, speaking on condition of anonymity for the same reason, confirmed Smith was Dayton's pick. "I know that she will be a superb senator, representing the best interests of our state and our citizens". Democrats will gain a seat to cut Republican's majority in the 100-member Senate to 51 after Tuesday night's victory by Doug Jones over Republican candidate Roy ...

Global Media Paul Ryan dismisses retirement rumors, challengers use them to raise money
Author: 0 Paul Ryan dismisses retirement rumors, challengers use them to raise money

Two stories published Thursday suggested Ryan may soon be out. The rumors, which have been swirling for weeks, come after Ryan successfully passed tax reform in October - his top legislative priority. On Thursday, Politico published a report detailing how Ryan has signaled in conversations with close confidants that he will retire after the 2018 midterm election.

Global Media After Yuvraj, another Indian smashes six sixes in an over !!
Author: 0 After Yuvraj, another Indian smashes six sixes in an over !!

The first, and only, Indian to score three triple-hundreds in firstclass cricket added another feat to his list of achievements on Friday morning. This was in the 15th over of the match. Yuvraj did it against England in 2007 World Twenty20 while Pakistan's Misbah joined others in a Hong Kong T20 Blitz this year. The 29-year-old left-hander has been left out of India's one-day and T20 squads of late, last playing the shortest version of the game at worldwide level in July against the West ...

Global Media ISIS Weapons Traced to USA and Saudi Arabia
Author: 0 ISIS Weapons Traced to USA and Saudi Arabia

Most of these were acquired by ISIL through shifting alliances within the Syrian opposition. Most of these items later ended up in Iraq , the monitor said. But it said the United States "did not notify the supplier states concerned before retransferring the materiel". On Saturday Iraq declared final victory over Islamic State , which seized more than a third of the country's territory in 2014.

Author: 0 Jerusalem: Three Palestinians killed in fresh clashes with Israel

Erdogan summoned the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to Istanbul on Wednesday, when 57 nations issued a joint declaration recognizing the eastern half of Jerusalem as capital of an as-yet non-existent Palestinian state. The diplomatic fallout continued, with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calling Trump's decision a "bomb" thrown at the entire Middle East. The decision was considered "an indication of Washington's withdrawal from its role as a sponsor of peace".

Global Media FIFA suspends Brazil football chief Del Nero
Author: 0 FIFA suspends Brazil football chief Del Nero

He has not been extradited from Brazil to face the charges. Del Nero, a former member of FIFA's executive committee, was among 42 soccer officials and sports marketing executives indicted in the United States in 2015 in a corruption scandal that sparked the biggest crisis in FIFA's history.

Global Media U.S. secretary of state to meet with Canada's cabinet, talk Korea crisis
Author: 0 U.S. secretary of state to meet with Canada's cabinet, talk Korea crisis

South Korea's vice foreign minister says North Korea is "in the final stages of nuclear weaponization" and is urging the worldwide community to grasp the urgency of the threat this poses and find ways to halt its nuclear program. It has conducted six nuclear tests so far. He urged the Security Council not to backtrack from the demand that North Korea abandon its nuclear and missile programs "in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner".

Global Media Paris hosts major climate summit and it's all about Trump
Author: 0 Paris hosts major climate summit and it's all about Trump

The French leader is hosting the "One Planet" summit two years after almost 200 governments agreed in Paris to end their heavy reliance on fossil fuels and limit further global warming. "The US did sign the Paris Agreement ". "The rest of the world is very serious about climate change". Oxfam estimated that there was only between $4 billion and $8 billion available for adaptation and that recent estimates showed the cost of helping emerging nations deal with rising sea levels, droughts, ...

Global Media Police investigate 'suspicious' deaths of Canadian billionaire Barry Sherman and wife
Author: 0 Police investigate 'suspicious' deaths of Canadian billionaire Barry Sherman and wife

Mr Sherman was the founder and chairman of pharmaceutical giant Apotex, which sells generic medicines around the world. "Deeply shocked & saddened to hear of the deaths of Barry & Honey Sherman". "It's heartbreaking - It's shocking, just knowing who they were", said Sarah Alvi, who has lived across from the Shermans for five years. Sherman, 75, founded privately held Apotex in 1974, growing it by introducing large numbers of low-priced generic drugs that took market share from branded ...

Global Media Diplomatic engagement with North Korea need to avoid catastrophe, Guterres says
Author: 0 Diplomatic engagement with North Korea need to avoid catastrophe, Guterres says

The White House and State Department however stressed that the US stance had not changed and insisted that North Korea must first show a willingness to halt its nuclear and missile tests. Russia's United Nations ambassador is questioning the US commitment to peace on the Korean peninsula, saying 2 1/2 months of quiet from North Korea was answered by Washington and its allies with unscheduled large-scale military exercises, unilateral sanctions, and a declaration that the North sponsors ...

Global Media Pre-schoolers brawl over 'Baby Jesus' during Nativity pageant
Author: 0 Pre-schoolers brawl over 'Baby Jesus' during Nativity pageant

Benson became the envy of her fellow pageant-mates, as the three-year-old who played Mary grabbed her "son" from Benson and put the doll back in the manger. "She had her eye on baby Jesus for quite a while during the show - and she found Jesus to be irresistible". "Teegan loves being the center of attention, so the more people laughed, the more excited she was to show her stuff".

Global Media FDL County Law Enforcement join 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' initiative
Author: 0 FDL County Law Enforcement join 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' initiative

During the upcoming holiday season Arkansas State Troopers along with other state and local law enforcement officers will step-up their patrols to keep motor vehicle drivers and passengers safe. "Over 900 times [this year] we had to go to somebody's house and ring that doorbell and tell them their loved one is not coming home", Sgt. Beres said in the video.

Global Media Indonesia court rejects extramarital-, gay-sex ban
Author: 0 Indonesia court rejects extramarital-, gay-sex ban

Rights advocates had feared judges would criminalize tens of millions of people by outlawing gay and extramarital sex, setting back human rights in the world's most populous Muslim nation. The decision is a considerable victory - and source of relief - for LGBT Indonesians, who have faced increased scrutiny over recent years. Any limitations on peoples' rights must be decided through the legislative process in the House of Representatives, the verdict said .

Global Media Richest 1 pct holds 28 pct of all wealth in Brazil
Author: 0 Richest 1 pct holds 28 pct of all wealth in Brazil

The top 0.1% - around 50,000 people - have seen their share of the nation's wealth double from 4.5% in 1984 to 9% in 2013. Further, providing figures for the share of growth per adult captured by each group, the report said: "At the global level, the top 1% captured 27% of total growth-that is, twice as much as the share of growth captured by the bottom 50%".

Global Media NERD Drop
Author: 0 NERD Drop "Don't Don't Do It!" with Frank Ocean and Kendrick Lamar

Speaking to Zane Lowe on Beats 1, Pharrell Williams explained how the track was inspired by the death of Keith Scott , an African-American man fatally shot by police past year. Don't, don't do it.' And of course, you know the way that turns out. When they tell you to pull over, I wonder if Philando Castile , in his mind, was thinking don't pull over.

Global Media TRITON Attack Targeted Critical Infrastructure, Security Firm Says
Author: 0 TRITON Attack Targeted Critical Infrastructure, Security Firm Says

Although it is unclear which organization was the target of the Triton framework ICS attacks, some research pointed to a victim in the Middle East. Phil Neray, vice president of industrial cybersecurity at CyberX, based in Framingham, Ma., claimed "Saudi Arabia as the likely target of this attack, which would indicate Iran as the likely attacker'".

Global Media Suspect in Virginia car attack faces upgraded charge
Author: 0 Suspect in Virginia car attack faces upgraded charge

The decision comes after a preliminary court hearing in which a video of the individual, James Alex Fields Jr ., was presented, displaying the suspect driving his auto into the crowd of protesters during a white nationalist rally, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer .

Author: 0 Grand Jury Says Hazing "Rampant And Pervasive" At Penn State

The grand jury's report calls on lawmakers to pass stronger laws to deter hazing and underage drinking. A district justice initially dismissed involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault charges against eight of the fraternity members, but Parks Miller refiled the charges in October.

Global Media Shah makes Rajya Sabha debut, sits with PM Modi in front row
Author: 0 Shah makes Rajya Sabha debut, sits with PM Modi in front row

He then went straight to his assigned seat in the front row. When Mr Shah walked in, treasury benches including Union ministers including Telecom minister Manoj Sinha , Human Resource Development minister Prakash Javedkar and I&B minister Smriti Irani thumped and clapped to welcome him.

Global Media Trump says he's not 'yet' ready to talk about a Flynn pardon
Author: 0 Trump says he's not 'yet' ready to talk about a Flynn pardon

The comments came as Trump departed the White House for a speech at the Federal Bureau of Investigation training academy in Quantico . But in the speech, Mr. Some of Trump's more strident supporters, including a bevy of Fox News pundits, have taken their criticisms of the investigation further: Gregg Jarrett declared the investigation corrupt and compared the FBI to the KGB , while Jeanine Pirro called for a "cleansing" at the FBI , as well as the arrest of Mueller and his team.

Global Media US Adds New Requirements for Visa Waiver Countries
Author: 0 US Adds New Requirements for Visa Waiver Countries

The changes also affect VWP countries that have higher rates of citizens overstaying their visas to the U.S. If more than 2 percent of a country's visitors stay beyond the expiration of their visa, that country will be required to carry out a public information campaign aimed at reducing those overstay violations, the Department of Homeland Security announced.

Global Media National park entry fee hike could hurt RMNP
Author: 0 National park entry fee hike could hurt RMNP

In 2017, there were 10 free days. With the increase in entry fees, an additional $70 million in revenue would assist parks for maintenance and infrastructure projects. "Not everyone can book a helicopter or charter a boat when they want to visit our national parks", said Jesse Prentice-Dunn with the Denver-based Center for Western Priorities in a release.