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Author: 0 Government maintains environmental laws in Repeal Bill

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Tuesday that the amount of money the European Union could demand from the United Kingdom as a Brexit divorce payment was "extortionate". Keir Starmer , Labour's shadow Brexit secretary, told the Guardian earlier Thursday that he was "putting the government on notice" that it would face strong opposition in parliament unless it amends the bill to allow greater parliamentary scrutiny and protection of workers' rights.

Global Media August Recess Delayed Two Weeks
Author: 0 August Recess Delayed Two Weeks

Moderate Republican senators such as Rob Portman (R-OH), Dean Heller (R-NV), and Susan Collins (R-ME) oppose the cuts to Obamacare's Medicaid expansion, although it remains unclear what changes Senate leadership would have to make to have them vote for the BCRA.

Global Media Feds charge more than 400 in national fraud bust
Author: 0 Feds charge more than 400 in national fraud bust

And authorities say the crimes of over 120 of the suspects included prescribing and distributing opioids or other risky narcotics. "You can judge a person by the company they keep and tonight - Attorney General Jeff Sessions is choosing to spend his time speaking in front of one of the country's leading anti-LGBTQ hate groups", said Joel Kasnetz, a spokesman for the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

Global Media Silver Corruption Conviction Overturned
Author: 0 Silver Corruption Conviction Overturned

Silver , who for two decades was among the most powerful politicians in NY, was convicted in November 2015 of charges including honest services fraud, money laundering and extortion. In reversing McDonnell's conviction on charges he illegally accepted more than $175,000 in loans and gifts from a businessman, the Supreme Court raised the standards federal prosecutors must use when they accuse public officials of wrongdoing.

Global Media Senate Judiciary Chairman Wants Trump Jr. to Testify
Author: 0 Senate Judiciary Chairman Wants Trump Jr. to Testify

The president's eldest son released on Tuesday an e-mail chain in which he was told that a Russian lawyer with whom he set up a meeting had damaging information concerning Hillary Clinton obtained as part of the Russian government's effort to elect his father president.

Global Media This Song Become Most Viewed Video After Gangam Style
Author: 0 This Song Become Most Viewed Video After Gangam Style

Yesterday, YouTube views hit an all-time high to a whopping 2.902 billion views overtaking the recent record set by South Korean pop star PSY's Gangnam Style . It had figured out how to break YouTube's play counter, going past the most noteworthy conceivable number of views (2,147,483,647), because of which the company needed to revamp its code.

Global Media Indians killed in Saudi Arabia house fire
Author: 0 Indians killed in Saudi Arabia house fire

The migrants, who died of smoke and lack of oxygen, came from India and Bangladesh and had come to the kingdom for work objective. As many as 10 people were killed and six were injured after a fire broke out in a windowless house. "He is updating me on regular basis". "We received information regarding the fire through a security patrol around 4 A.M. and rushed to the spot", he said.

Global Media PM's Kashmir policy reason behind militancy, says Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 PM's Kashmir policy reason behind militancy, says Rahul Gandhi

In his tweet, he gave a formula which equated Modi's personal gain with India's strategic loss + sacrifice of innocent Indian blood. Rahul Gandhi had last week questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his "silence" on the current standoff between the Indian and Chinese militaries in Doklam area in the Sikkim sector.

Global Media Asus Zenfone AR with 8GB RAM, Snapdragon 821 launched in India
Author: 0 Asus Zenfone AR with 8GB RAM, Snapdragon 821 launched in India

The smartphone is built of aerospace-grade aluminium body and will sport genuine leather for the rear panel. To recall, the Asus Zenfone AR was first announced at Consumer Electronics Show ( CES) 2017 in Las Vegas. The smartphone is a first to come loaded with both Google Tango and Daydream VR technologies. It packs 8GB RAM and 128 GB ROM with a microSD card slot for memory expansion up to 2TB.

Author: 0 Tillerson meets with anti-Qatar bloc

But Tuesday's initiative met a dismissive reaction from the Arab countries that imposed sanctions on Qatar last month. The United States and Qatar have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on combating financing terrorism collectively.

Global Media 105-degree heat index prompts warnings in the region
Author: 0 105-degree heat index prompts warnings in the region

Once the front moves through, we'll get a break from the heat and humidity! Thick air, pop-up thunderstorms and unforgiving heat is bearing down on the tri-state area, prompting a heat advisory and air quality alert . Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. The city is recommending residents drink plenty of water, avoid alcohol and caffeine, wear sunscreen as well as lightweight clothing and protective headwear, use curtains and drapes to block out unnecessary light ...

Global Media Here's what LeBron had to say about Lonzo Ball's shoes
Author: 0 Here's what LeBron had to say about Lonzo Ball's shoes

The Lonzo Ball show more than sufficed. While LeBron has no documented issue with Lonzo, he had a very public feud with LaVar Ball , Lonzo's father. The rookie wore a pair of purple Nikes , a video of which was posted by James on his Instagram account with the caption, "Just. Do. It". Another interesting aspect of the game was Ball's decision to wear Kobe's shoe line instead of his infamous Big Baller Brand; he claimed it was for the "Mama mentality".

Global Media Mother arrested over south Dublin toddler stabbing death
Author: 0 Mother arrested over south Dublin toddler stabbing death

Locals described hearing a distressed woman screaming in the apartment complex before emergency services arrived. The boy was stabbed in the upper chest and was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been named as Omar Omran, while his mother, 42-year-old Maha Al-Adheem, has recovered from surgery. Meanwhile, a team from the Garda Technical Bureau carried out a forensic examination of the apartment.

Global Media Censor trouble! Amartya Sen refuses to remove words 'cow', 'Hindu' from documentary
Author: 0 Censor trouble! Amartya Sen refuses to remove words 'cow', 'Hindu' from documentary

The Indian economist has to be muted each time he says "Gujarat", "cow", "Hindu India" and "Hindutva view of India", in the movie titled "Argumentative Indian". Amartya Sen uses the word "cow" once in the documentary while explaining the need for debate and argument: "There was a kind of grandness of vision there, and an integrated picture which hangs together in trying to embrace each other, not through chastising people for having mistreated a cow or some other thing, but dealing with people ...

Global Media Gay man wins for equal pension rights in landmark United Kingdom court case
Author: 0 Gay man wins for equal pension rights in landmark United Kingdom court case

Speaking before the ruling, human rights organisation Liberty , which is representing Mr Walker, said a successful outcome could "dramatically change the lives of thousands of same-sex couples". In the years since we started this legal challenge, how many people have spent their final days uncertain about whether their loved one would be looked after? The Supreme Court found that the Equality Act provision is incompatible with the EU's Framework Directive to counter discrimination.

Global Media Storm chances gradually increase into weekend
Author: 0 Storm chances gradually increase into weekend

The chance of any one spot getting wet tomorrow and Friday will be in the 30 to 50 percent range, with slightly higher probabilities over the weekend as moisture levels will be a tad higher and a surface front will be slowly approaching from the north.

Author: 0 Police Arrest 80 As Protesters Storm US' Capitol Building Over Healthcare Reform

Fifty-four percent of Republican voters said that Republican members of Congress should reach across the aisle to achieve bipartisan reforms, while 39 percent said they should work exclusively with fellow Republicans. "And they're being asked to vote for something that we never promised". Trump noted that Republican senators have been promising to repeal Obamacare for years, voting to do so over dozens of times when it "didn't mean anything", as Barack Obama was never going ...

Global Media Sheriff: Cleanup of plane crash will take at least a week
Author: 0 Sheriff: Cleanup of plane crash will take at least a week

At a Wednesday news conference in Itta Bena, Commissioner Marshall Fisher said the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, as well as federal prosecutors in northern MS, are investigating. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant said in a statement on social media site Facebook that the incident was a tragedy, but provided no details. Officials say he now lived in the village of Montgomery.

Global Media Student halls evacuated over bomb scare
Author: 0 Student halls evacuated over bomb scare

Large crowds of students evacuating the dorms were being directed to Drake Stadium. The dispatcher said students and campus housing residents had been evacuated to Drake Stadium. Students in other parts of the campus were told to remain indoors unless otherwise instructed. After police finished their investigation and deemed the area safe, residents were allowed to return to normal activities.