Global Media

Global Media Irma expected to weaken to tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon
Author: 0 Irma expected to weaken to tropical depression by Tuesday afternoon

The Fort Worth, Texas, airline canceled all flights at the airport starting on Friday evening in anticipation of Hurricane Irma , along with flights at three other south Florida airports. - Two tornadoes touched down in Brevard County, destroying mobile homes in their path, officials said. No injuries were reported. - Miami streets turned into raging rivers as floodwaters surged, and the city's airport is closed because of significant water damage.

Global Media Google appeals against record €2.4bn European Union antitrust fine
Author: 0 Google appeals against record €2.4bn European Union antitrust fine

Last week, for example, Intel won a partial victory after being granted a review by the European Court of Justice of an appeal against a €1bn antitrust fine levelled against it in 2009. Lobby group FairSearch, whose members include Google rivals such as British shopping comparison site Foundem and USA travel site TripAdvisor, said the European Union decision was sound.

Global Media 18 dead after police convoy attacked in Egypt's Sinai
Author: 0 18 dead after police convoy attacked in Egypt's Sinai

According to the same sources, casualties included a number of high-ranking officers. Four armoured vehicles were destroyed due to roadside bombs and a fifth one carrying signal jamming equipment. The police cordoned off several streets in the area and launched the counter-terrorism operation on Sunday. At least 23 Egyptian soldiers were killed when suicide vehicle bombs tore through two military checkpoints in North Sinai in July, in one of the bloodiest assaults on security forces in ...

Global Media European Union urged to reconsider how it taxes large internet companies
Author: 0 European Union urged to reconsider how it taxes large internet companies

France, Germany, Italy and Spain are all seeking to increase the taxes applied to large tech companies, which now pay obligations based on their profits, and often in a different country. " The amounts raised would aim to reflect some of what these companies should be paying in terms of corporate tax ", the letter stated . The proposed mechanism calls for an "equalization tax" on company turnover which will actually bring the tax to an equal level of the corporate tax in the country where ...

Global Media OIC condemns Myanmar for 'systematic brutal acts' against Rohingya Muslims
Author: 0 OIC condemns Myanmar for 'systematic brutal acts' against Rohingya Muslims

Police fired rubber bullets to break up a mob which stoned the home of a Muslim butcher in central Myanmar, authorities said Monday, as religious tensions rise amid a surge of violence in the west. However, Zaw Htay, the spokesman for State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi , told CNN the government would not be accepting the offer. Human Rights Watch has warned that violence by Myanmar's army against the Rohingya had all the hallmarks of a campaign of "ethnic cleansing", calling on the UN ...

Global Media India, Afghanistan committed to fighting cross-border terrorism
Author: 0 India, Afghanistan committed to fighting cross-border terrorism

At the India-Afghanistan Strategic Partnership Council meeting, the two sides are likely to review the entire gamut of relations, including the Indian humanitarian assistance to the embattled nation. He also asserted that his country's friendship with India does not mean hostility to any other country and added that it is not a zero-sum game. "Both countries suffer from terrorism & violent extremism that threaten us & the region's stability, " said Salahuddin Rabbani.

Author: 0 South Korea deploys United States anti-missile launchers amid clashes with protesters

The leaders of South Korea and Japan are holding talks with Putin in Vladivostok on the sidelines of a conference on economic development of Russia's Far East. "The other half is dialogue and negotiation", he said. In an interview with the Russian news agency TASS on Tuesday, Moon said he believes now is not the time for talks and that it is important for the worldwide community to strengthen pressure against North Korea.

Author: 0 Trump tweets "be safe" as Hurricane Irma nears

In remarks delivered to the cabinet at the beginning of the meeting, President Trump warned people to "get out of" Hurricane Irma's way. Trump's $US175m Mar-a-Lago estate, famously dubbed the "winter White House", could also take a hit, with Florida's Palm Beach County declaring an official state of emergency.

Author: 0 China supports United Nations action on North Korea while urging talks

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday after talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the two leaders "decisively condemned" North Korean weapons tests. Putin said Pyongyang would not end its nuclear and missile programs because it viewed them as its only means of self-defense. The protesters with chains around their necks locked their bodies onto trucks that blocked the roads to the site; others tied each other with ropes and formed a line to stop the police from ...

Author: 0 Moon presses Putin over North Korea oil supplies

The United States wants the United Nations Security Council to impose an oil embargo on North Korea, ban its exports of textiles and the hiring of North Korean labourers overseas, and subject leader Kim Jong Un to an asset freeze and travel ban, according to a draft resolution seen by Reuters on Wednesday.

Global Media Trump to preside over his 1st 9/11 ceremony as president
Author: 0 Trump to preside over his 1st 9/11 ceremony as president

The September 11th attacks left 2,996 people dead and more than 6,000 others wounded - including 184 at the Pentagon , as well as the five hijackers. There will be a moment of silence at 9:03 a.m., the time United Airlines Flight 175 hit the south tower. Trump and his wife were also paying their respects at a Pentagon ceremony led by Defence Secretary Jim Mattis and Gen.

Global Media Trump's Social Media Chief Tweets Wrong Storm Video
Author: 0 Trump's Social Media Chief Tweets Wrong Storm Video

Scavino used to be President Donald Trump's golf caddy as a teenager and eventually became the general manger of the Trump National Golf Club in Westchester before he was appointed to the White House. A Twitter user pointed out that the video actually showed flooding at Mexico City's airport in August. It resurfaced on Twitter Sunday mislabeled as Miami.

Global Media Irma downgraded to Category 4 hurricane, but still 'extremely dangerous'
Author: 0 Irma downgraded to Category 4 hurricane, but still 'extremely dangerous'

Experts anxious that Irma could rake the entire Florida east coast from Miami to Jacksonville and then head into Savannah, Georgia, and the Carolinas, striking highly populated and developed areas. Along the Gulf Coast, two manatees became stranded after Hurricane Irma sucked the water out of Sarasota Bay, in Florida's Manatee County. The 79 degree (26 Celsius) water that hurricanes need went about 250 feet (80 metres) deep, said Jeff Masters, meteorology director of the private forecasting ...

Global Media Racist heckler confuses Sikh man for Muslim during unhinged Sharia law rant
Author: 0 Racist heckler confuses Sikh man for Muslim during unhinged Sharia law rant

Singh was speaking to supporters at one of his " JagMeet and Greet " outreach events on Wednesday, when he was accosted by a woman spewing Islamophobic comments. It's not a problem, we can deal with it". In a situation where many restrained, harmonious people would find their tolerance tested, Singh stayed calm and addressed his audience with a message of love.

Global Media Evacuees Trying to Leave Florida Before Hurricane Irma Complain of Outrageous Airfares
Author: 0 Evacuees Trying to Leave Florida Before Hurricane Irma Complain of Outrageous Airfares

As of Thursday afternoon, American Airlines , which has a hub in Miami , had already canceled more than 2,000 flights in and out of Florida , with more cancellations possible. "My daughter is so scared she was willing to spend her savings to get me there". The North Carolina attorney generals office says price gouging laws are in effect, and to incorporate airline tickets.

Global Media Polish Death Metal Band Decapitated Arrested on Kidnapping Charges
Author: 0 Polish Death Metal Band Decapitated Arrested on Kidnapping Charges

Death metal group Decapitated have been arrested in LA after being accused of holding a woman against her will following a gig in Washington State . This is a developing story. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office apprehended the four band members - Michal Lysejko, Waclaw J. Kieltyka, Rafal Piotrowski and Hubert Wiecek, all Polish nationals - without incident on behalf of the Spokane police department.

Author: 0 Potential for flooding in coastal areas as high winds hit

Parts of Britain will be buffeted by winds of up to 70mph this week. Although the forecast looks quieter for the rest of Monday, Sky News weather presenter Isobel Lang said "wild and windy" conditions are set to return on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Global Media Liberals revoke Plecas's party membership
Author: 0 Liberals revoke Plecas's party membership

Liberal colleagues. Interim Liberal Leader Rich Coleman said Friday that Plecas betrayed his own party and effectively joined the NDP by accepting the Speaker's post. "Darryl's willingness to stand for Speaker is an encouraging sign that the MLAs of all parties will be able to work together in a productive, collaborative session.

Author: 0 Japan, South Korea push Putin over Pyongyang sanctions

South Korea and the United States on Thursday completed the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system to counter North Korean threats, sparking demonstrations by residents and a diplomatic protest from Beijing. Despite hundreds of local residents protesting against the government's decision to temporarily deploy four additional THAAD launchers in Seonju County, some 300 kilometers south of Seoul, the deployment went as scheduled.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785