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Global Media China scores diplomatic coup in sea row
Author: 0 China scores diplomatic coup in sea row

China claims almost all of the strategically vital sea, through which $5 trillion in annual shipping trade passes and is believed to sit atop vast oil and gas deposits. Critics say the outline of key principles is lopsidedly in China's favor and suspect that Beijing may have consented to it to divert protests as it tries to complete and fortify man-made islands in the South China Sea with a missile defense system.

Author: 0 Heavy rain warning for Isle of Wight

There's a 70 percent chance of rain and storms overnight with cloudy skies and a low around 61, according to the National Weather Service . "Showers are expected to develop on Tuesday". The Tuesday warning covers from Gurnard in the north to Ventnor in the south. By Wednesday, that front may stall out near the coast and the SC border.

Author: 0 Paris Climate Accord: US submits formal notice of withdrawal from pact

Climate change is behind a rapid and drastic change in temperatures in the United States since 1980, according to a draft report that is awaiting approval from the Trump administration. "One government scientist who worked on the report" told TheNYT on condition of anonymity "he and others were concerned that it would be suppressed".

Global Media US, Japan, Australia urge world to pressure North Korea
Author: 0 US, Japan, Australia urge world to pressure North Korea

The foreign minister said that the new United Nations sanctions on North Korea are aimed at effectively blocking North Korea's nuclear and missile development, as well as resolving the North's nuclear issue peacefully with diplomacy and politics through six-party nuclear talks.

Global Media 'All Clear' Given at Tucker Maximum Security Prison
Author: 0 'All Clear' Given at Tucker Maximum Security Prison

A spokesperson for the prison said one inmate, who was not involved in the initial takeover, was transported to the hospital for injuries. Two correctional officers were assaulted as they attempted to handcuff the two escapees, who left their cells and stabbed another inmate after they breached his cell.

Global Media What are you hiding? Rajnath questions Rahul Gandhi for neglecting security
Author: 0 What are you hiding? Rajnath questions Rahul Gandhi for neglecting security

The matter came up in the Lok Sabha after Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge raised the issue of the "potentially fatal" attack on Gandhi in Gujarat on August 4. "We want to know what Rahul Gandhi is trying to hide by not taking SPG along on foreign tours when he is a SPG protectee". Rahul was paying a visit to the flood-affected areas in Dhanera last week when stones were thrown at his car+ and his convoy by black flag waving protesters.

Global Media New Orleans to review flood-drain system
Author: 0 New Orleans to review flood-drain system

The City Council has called a special meeting for Tuesday. "If we can't handle that amount of rain, we certainly can't handle a hurricane", Williams said. One pumping station got 9.4 inches (23.8 centimeters) in three hours Saturday, board spokeswoman Lisa Jackson said. NOLA.com reports a flash flood warning for parts of New Orleans was extended to 11 p.m.

Global Media IAF Pilot Killed in Helicopter Crash
Author: 0 IAF Pilot Killed in Helicopter Crash

The second pilot was critically wounded and rushed to Soroka Medical Center. David Zohar , a reserve pilot, was killed and a younger officer was critically wounded. The Apache was on it's final approach to land when it came down inside the base, Manelis said adding that there were only moments between the pilots alerting the tower to when it crashed between the two runways in the base.

Global Media BEST buses go off roads with 36000 workers on strike
Author: 0 BEST buses go off roads with 36000 workers on strike

The BEST operates around 3,700 buses on 483 routes, ferrying over 30 lakh passengers every day. Workers of the BEST are demanding hike in their salaries. It was nearly after two hours after the strike was withdrawn that the services resumed. The BEST employees and Mumbai's BMC have been at loggerheads for the past few days over several issues, including irregular payment of salary.

Global Media Intel suggested BJP might carry out attacks: Kerala CM
Author: 0 Intel suggested BJP might carry out attacks: Kerala CM

The stance, they have maintained, is politically motivated and meant to discredit the Left-led government and divert attention from the graft charges against state BJP leaders. In the last 17 years, 85 CPM workers, 65 RSS or BJP workers, 11 workers of Congress and IUML each have been killed - mostly by their political rivals including CPM and RSS or BJP.

Global Media GST is an experiment, wait for results: Telangana CM
Author: 0 GST is an experiment, wait for results: Telangana CM

It is an injustice to levy GST on the ongoing projects. Top sources in the TRS government told TOI that KCR is unlikely to move court on the issue. TRS party senior leaders too are believed to have advised the CM against moving court on GST as it could rub the central government the wrong way.

Global Media ASEAN fails to reach consensus on S. China Sea
Author: 0 ASEAN fails to reach consensus on S. China Sea

Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano earlier said top diplomats engaged in "candid discussions" and "passionate arguments" about "very sensitive and important issues" on Saturday. The framework papers over the big differences between Asean nations and China, said Patrick Cronin of the Center for a New American Security. The debates among foreign ministers of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) at a security forum in the Philippines were the latest in years ...

Global Media UN, Obama Urge Peaceful Polls In Kenya
Author: 0 UN, Obama Urge Peaceful Polls In Kenya

Obama's meeting with Moon came after the former president spoke at the Asian Leadership Conference and the Fourth Congress of Indonesian Diaspora in Jakarta, where he attacked Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change accord.

Global Media Malia Obama Really Lived Her Best Festival Life At Lollapalooza 2017
Author: 0 Malia Obama Really Lived Her Best Festival Life At Lollapalooza 2017

The 19-year-old daughter of former President Obama hung out backstage at the music festival while The Killers performed. Malia simulating a drummer while dancing with a friend. Last year, Malia was at the center of a drug scandal after she reportedly smoked a joint at the same event. The former first daughter is about to begin her college career at Harvard University next month.

Global Media Tillerson Hails UN Sanctions on North Korea
Author: 0 Tillerson Hails UN Sanctions on North Korea

China on Sunday scored a diplomatic coup in its campaign to weaken regional resistance against its sweeping claims to the South China Sea when Southeast Asian nations issued a diluted statement on the dispute and agreed to Beijing's terms on talks.

Global Media IT Professional returns from U.S., finds mother's skeleton in Mumbai flat
Author: 0 IT Professional returns from U.S., finds mother's skeleton in Mumbai flat

The police informed added that an autopsy examination will disclose the time when she died and the reason for her death. He had his last conversation with his mother about a year ago. He immediately contacted the police, following which the team reached the spot and sent the body for a post-mortem. He added, "In the bedroom, Rituraj found the body of his mother, which had decomposed to such an extent that only her skeleton remained.

Global Media Doklam standoff: Worry of accidental escalation looms large
Author: 0 Doklam standoff: Worry of accidental escalation looms large

India claims Sikkim border as part of its territory, while China has said that the area falls on their side as per the 1890 treaty signed between British and China. India is ready for a couple of options to end the standoff. "China and India ought to sign a new boundary convention in their own names to replace the 1890 Convention", said the daily.

Global Media Abilene police officer killed in crash near Clyde
Author: 0 Abilene police officer killed in crash near Clyde

Ybarra was driving an unmarked detective's vehicle when she entered a line of slow moving eastbound traffic on Interstate 20 just outside the Abilene city limits, police said. She was a child abuse investigator with the department's special victims' unit. A request for comment has been place with the Abilene Police Department regarding the person who struck Ybarra's vehicle.