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Global Media Chinese warships set sail for Djibouti
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Beijing says the base will be used for logistical purposes, such as resupplying ships taking part in peacekeeping and humanitarian missions. It started building the base , which is the country's first naval base overseas, past year and it will be stationed just a few miles from Camp Lemonnier, the only permanent United States base in Africa since 2002.

Global Media CBS2 Sources: 3 Men In Custody In Sexual Assault Of Queens Parishioner
Author: 0 CBS2 Sources: 3 Men In Custody In Sexual Assault Of Queens Parishioner

She's been with my church for 10 years. They robbed her before calling over three other guys who then demanded she strip naked and perform oral sex. After the assault, they grabbed her cellphone and metro card before fleeing. Ultimately, three of them forced her into a different sex act before she escaped, hysterical, back to the church. Pastor Oyetunde said his members are praying for the perpetrators to be quickly arrested and prosecuted.

Global Media US Congressman Steve Scalise undergoes surgery, in fair condition: hospital
Author: 0 US Congressman Steve Scalise undergoes surgery, in fair condition: hospital

Scalise was in "fair condition, and will require careful monitoring to see if and when further interventions are necessary", according to a statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center . Doctors said Scalise needs to get rid of the infection before he can be transferred to an in-patient rehabilitation facility. Scalise was among the most severely wounded and underwent several surgeries to fix internal organs and broken bones after being shot in the hip.

Global Media Chilling Video Captures Roger Hussey's Parasailing Death on Kata Beach Phuket
Author: 0 Chilling Video Captures Roger Hussey's Parasailing Death on Kata Beach Phuket

Tributes have rolled in for a Perth father who fell to his death while parasailing in Phuket . The footage of the incident showed Hussey being strapped into safety gear on the beach. Also charged was parasilor Rungroj Rakscheep , 38. Karon Police Station Lieutenant Suwisit Keereerak said officers had launched an official investigation into the accident.

Global Media James Washington a unanimous All-Big 12 Preseason Team selection
Author: 0 James Washington a unanimous All-Big 12 Preseason Team selection

That makes it hard for an outlier like West Virginia to grab notoriety. Mayfield is coming off a season in which he finished third in the Heisman Trophy voting, was a finalist for the Maxwell Award and was the repeat victor of the Burlsworth Trophy as the nation's top player who began his career as a walk-on.

Global Media Malta votes in favour of same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Malta votes in favour of same-sex marriage

Civil partnerships have existed there since 2014 but this vote will assure that same sex couples have exactly the same rights as male/ female couples . "We live in a society where we can all say 'we are equal, '" Muscat said as a celebration erupted outside his office in Valletta , the capital. Lesbian couples who have children via medical interventions are distinguished by the terms "the person who gave birth" and "the other parent".

Global Media House panel advances amendment blocking Pentagon funding for gender transition
Author: 0 House panel advances amendment blocking Pentagon funding for gender transition

The close vote nonetheless underscored the zeal with which a number of Republicans are seizing opportunities to reverse what they cast as President Barack Obama's social engineering of the armed forces. Transgender service members have been able to serve openly in the military since previous year, when former Defense Secretary Ash Carter ended the ban.

Global Media Elephant rescued by navy in ocean off Sri Lankan coast
Author: 0 Elephant rescued by navy in ocean off Sri Lankan coast

The fishermen were engaged in bottom trawling in Sri Lankan territorial waters northwest of Delft Island, the Navy said . Footage of the incident shows a diver climbing onto the elephant's back and attaching ropes so it can be pulled towards a nearby boat.

Global Media No witch hunt: Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee says Russian Federation probe has objective
Author: 0 No witch hunt: Federal Bureau of Investigation nominee says Russian Federation probe has objective

He posted the full emails only after they were obtained by The New York Times who told him they were writing an article on them. Wray told Graham he would probably want to consult with a legal adviser before doing so. Traditionally, FBI Director nominees are not held over in Committee. Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley is signaling his support for President Donald Trump's nominee for Federal Bureau of Investigation director.

Global Media Casey renews opposition to DeVos regarding campus rape
Author: 0 Casey renews opposition to DeVos regarding campus rape

On Thursday, DeVos will meet privately with men who claim they were the targets of false sexual assault allegations while they were students. Jackson criticized the Obama administration's push for more investigations and better data on college assaults, saying that the rights of the accused were given unequal treatment.

Global Media PETA returns to court over monkey copyright case
Author: 0 PETA returns to court over monkey copyright case

Slater says the copyright for the photos, which are held by his company Wildlife Personalities , should be honored worldwide. They argued before a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. The animal that snapped the picture is far, far away in the Indonesian of Sulawesi and has no idea that his photography skills are the subject of a lawsuit .

Global Media Air Canada jet almost lands on taxiway with 4 other planes
Author: 0 Air Canada jet almost lands on taxiway with 4 other planes

The taxiway runs parallel to the runway. In an audio recording of the conversation with traffic control, the pilot flying the Air Canada jet told the airport he saw the lights on the runway, KNTV reported . Curtis, the safety consultant, said it was impossible to know how often commercial pilots line up their landing for a taxiway instead of a runway because government databases only capture that if there is an accident or serious incident.

Global Media An American College Grad Was Reportedly Beaten to Death in Greece
Author: 0 An American College Grad Was Reportedly Beaten to Death in Greece

Finally a woman is seen breaking up the attack, as several people try to keep hitting Henderson. Henderson's friend, Daniel Brown, told ABC News that Henderson was visiting him in Greece. "As you can imagine, our family is devastated by the recent loss of our beloved son Bakari Jaward Henderson", his family said in the statement, adding later: "Bakari loved spending time with family and friends, traveling, and meeting new people.

Author: 0 Jordan welcomes Palestinian-Israeli water deal

Israel's regional cooperation minister Tzachi Hanegbi and Mazin Ghunaim, head of the Palestinian Water Authority, also attended. President Donald Trump's Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt on Thursday announced that Israel and the Palestinians have reached a water agreement linked to a massive planned Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline project.

Global Media Killer of Russian opposition figure jailed for 20 years
Author: 0 Killer of Russian opposition figure jailed for 20 years

Nemtsov, who once served as Russia's deputy prime minister, was a pro-Kiev political figure and an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin . "Why hasn't Ramzan Kadyrov been summoned to court?" Dadayev and his fellow Chechens were convicted of killing Nemtsov in late June . Russian investigators are continuing to work on the case.

Author: 0 Trump Budget Would Cut Deficit But Wouldn't Balance, CBO Says

Under the president's blueprint, annual deficits would range between 2.6% and 3.3% of GDP, down from 3.6% this year, the CBO projects. The CBO isn't convinced that those tax cuts will generate much additional economic growth, either. The stakes on completing a budget are high for the Trump administration. But Mulvaney was quick to downplay calls for an aggressive timeline on the administration's agenda.

Global Media Charlie Gard's lessons for California and America
Author: 0 Charlie Gard's lessons for California and America

The parents of baby Charlie Gard stormed out of the High Court today after a dispute with the judge during a hearing to determine the critically ill 11-month-old's future. Lawyers told the the judge that the doctor might be able to visit in the next few days. Americans United for Life and other groups have seized upon the case, arguing the infant needs a "chance at life".

Global Media House panel unveils $1.6B plan for building US-Mexico wall
Author: 0 House panel unveils $1.6B plan for building US-Mexico wall

Trump says the US won't need a wall along the entire, roughly 2,000-mile border because of "natural barriers", including mountains and rivers. "The goal of the Homeland Security bill is to make communities more safe and secure, and this pointless wall does nothing to accomplish that", said Matthew Dennis, a spokesman for Democrats on the Appropriations Committee.