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Global Media Team donates $100k to Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston
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While many celebrities & artists have already donated money to the relief fund & Red Cross, most likely thanks to Kevin Hart's social media challenge, one artist in particular, Z-Ro, chose to voice his feelings on wax & give all the proceeds from the song to the Hurricane Harvey relief fund .

Global Media Weather Authority Forecast for Wednesday, August 30
Author: 0 Weather Authority Forecast for Wednesday, August 30

Gradually warming temperatures are the trend for the weekend and we should be well into the 70s for Saturday . Chance of rain 30%. A front will slip across the area Friday morning, bringing some clouds to the area during the morning. Low: 40s. Friday's forecast calls for partly sunny skies with a high of 84 and a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Monday another great day! A storm system will move through New England on Sunday and it could bring a period ...

Global Media South African student blows $1.3 million wrongly deposited in her bank account
Author: 0 South African student blows $1.3 million wrongly deposited in her bank account

Suspicions grew after a receipt from Spar was leaked showing a balance of just over R13,6 million. "So the student will be liable to repay every cent of the money spent even if it takes 20 years to do so". She said: 'Today my personal life has become a social media scandal. In a Facebook post Miss Mani claimed she had reported the error to the authorities.

Global Media Iraqi PM Abadi declares victory over ISIL in Tal Afar
Author: 0 Iraqi PM Abadi declares victory over ISIL in Tal Afar

Tal Afar is about 93 miles from Syria's border and it was among the last Daesh-held towns in Iraq. The fighting in the small town 11km north west of Tal Afar has been described by some Iraqi soldiers as " multiple time worse" than the battle for Mosul.

Global Media United Kingdom police release second man held over Buckingham Palace incident
Author: 0 United Kingdom police release second man held over Buckingham Palace incident

Choudhury is set to appear in court in Westminster, London, later on Thursday. When police approached the man in the vehicle, he allegedly attempted to reach for a 4ft sword before being detained by officers. Police said they believe the suspect was acting alone. A second 30-year-old man was detained on suspicion of terrorism offences a few days later at an address in west London in connection with the palace attack.

Global Media Five city firefighters join rescue teams headed to Texas
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The pair were expected to embed with the "command staff that's overseeing the massive number of response nuts on the ground in Texas", Vancouver Fire and Rescue Capt. All are certified in scuba and swift water rescue. "So, this is kind of a little bit of our payback". The task force is one of 28 Urban Search and Rescue teams throughout the United States to aid in such catastrophic events.

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Author: 0 India's "Guru of Bling" gets 20-year jail sentence for rape

The Dera chief apparently sobbed in the courtroom as he begged to be treated leniently and asked to be forgiven, reported Times Now. To prevent any further trouble, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Judge Jagdeep Singh today pronounced the sentence in a makeshift court in Sunaria jail, where Ram Rahim, 50, had been lodged since his conviction.

Global Media Iran keeping within limits of nuclear deal
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Iran this week also dismissed the idea of inspectors visiting its military bases following a report that the USA ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , had recently called on the IAEA to seek access to Iranian military bases. He said Iran was still committed to the nuclear agreement, but "we do not accept bullying". Iranian officials from President Hassan Rouhani down have rejected that option , with government spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht this week dismissing any push for military ...

Global Media Fire ant colonies spotted floating on Harvey floodwaters
Author: 0 Fire ant colonies spotted floating on Harvey floodwaters

The unsafe red ants can form the floating "islands" within minutes as a natural defense mechanism to avoid flooding , USA Today reported . Floating around as a raft takes nearly no effort. On the bright side, fire ants are known to eat ticks. Instead, entire colonies of the aggressive biting insects - eggs, larvae and all - will "emerge from the soil, form a loose ball, float, and flow with the water until they reach a dry area or object they can crawl up on".

Global Media Instagram now allows portrait, landscape photos in albums
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It's a minor but welcome change that could increase the feature's appeal, especially for those who thought that being forced to post your photos as a square was a little too creatively restrictive. Instagram introduced a new gallery feature for posting multiple photos and videos in a carousel album format back in February, but the feature has had a classic Instagram limitation since it launched.

Global Media Voters Split on Trump's Plan to Increase Troops in Afghanistan
Author: 0 Voters Split on Trump's Plan to Increase Troops in Afghanistan

Overwhelming shares of Democrats disagree with Trump on all or almost all issues and say they do not like his conduct as president. While the Trump voters in the group represented an important segment of the electorate, they were not necessarily emblematic of the white working class voters credited with boosting Trump to victory in Rust Belt states like Pennsylvania.

Global Media US Troops in Afghanistan, Pentagon Says in Effort at Transparency
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A Pentagon spokesperson said Wednesday that 11,000 USA troops are now in Afghanistan, thousands more than the previously acknowledged 8,400. The revised troop figures, announced by the Pentagon on Monday, were the result of a new method of accounting for US soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines serving in Afghanistan, Pentagon press secretary Dana White said Monday.

Global Media Colonial Pipeline shuts down Line 1 and 2
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Colonial Pipeline said it would shut its main diesel, jet fuel and gasoline lines because of outages at its supply points. The pipeline has two main lines that together transport more than 100 million gallons of gasoline, heating oil and aviation fuel as far as the NY harbor each day.

Global Media Hezbollah:
Author: 0 Hezbollah: "Mission accomplished" against ISIS in Lebanon

Ryan Dillon flatly declared to the Associated Press . On August 19 the Lebanese army announced the start of an offensive against Islamic State militants holed up in areas at the outskirts of the eastern towns of Ras Baalbeck and al-Qaa, close the Syrian border.

Global Media North Korea warns Japan of 'imminent self-destruction'
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Their talks in the Japanese capital come two days after Pyongyang fired a missile that travelled over Japan's northern island of Hokkaido and plunged into the Pacific Ocean. Mrs May will take part in a tea ceremony with the Japanese prime minister in Kyoto, before joining him on the bullet train to Tokyo, where she will spend the rest of the visit.