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Global Media Walker signs Foxconn bill despite fervent opposition from Democrats
Author: 0 Walker signs Foxconn bill despite fervent opposition from Democrats

The state will also not require Foxconn to pay $150 million in sales taxes, making the total subsidy approximately $3 billion. Foxconn Technology Group is the world's largest electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider with annual revenues exceeding $141 billion past year and a global workforce of approximately one million employees.

Global Media Netanyahu ahead of his meeting with Trump
Author: 0 Netanyahu ahead of his meeting with Trump

President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed optimism on Monday that their partnership could lead to a peace accord between Israel and the PA. "That we say that the Zionist regime will not see 25 years later doesn't mean that it will certainly survive for 25 years", he said according to the semi-official Fars News Agency.

Author: 0 Spain Expels N. Korean Ambassador

Spain's decision was labeled as a protest against Pyongyang's nuclear tests, Spanish diplomacy adding that Pyongyang's actions are a "serious threat to peace". Secretary of State Rex Tillerson asked countries to "suspend or downgrade" diplomatic relations with Pyongyang. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un criticized the measure as "ignorant" and called the United Nations resolution as "an infringement" on North Korea's independence, reported NK News closely after Mexico's announcement.

Global Media Hurricane Maria is following Irma's path and getting stronger
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria is following Irma's path and getting stronger

Virgin Islands *British Virgin Islands *Saba and St. Eustatius *St. Although Maria is taking a more southerly approach than Irma did, parts of the Caribbean are gearing up for yet another very bad storm. Puerto Rico , is expected to suffer a direct landfall hit from the category four hurricane, it's first in 85 years. Hurricane Maria has "rapidly" intensified into a major hurricane and will likely begin pounding populated areas Monday afternoon or evening , the National ...

Global Media President Trump leads U.S. delegates to United Nations general assembly
Author: 0 President Trump leads U.S. delegates to United Nations general assembly

The statement from the White House said the USA organised its participation in this year's General Assembly around three themes: Promote Peace; Promote Prosperity; and, Uphold Sovereignty and Accountability. The main event will be his Tuesday speech to the assembly, but he is also meeting with many world leaders , starting with sit-downs on Monday with French President Emmanuel Macron and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu .

Author: 0 Hurricane Jose causes high surfs in eastern US

Suffolk County was already getting slammed with 4- to 8-foot waves on Sunday. "If you know that you tend to be vulnerable and in a space that floods during storms, take the necessary precautions, " Morrone warned. Almost an inch of rain is expected to douse the city on Wednesday, too. Jose is now 270 miles East of North Carolina, is moving north at 10 miles per hour, and as of Monday morning was classified as a category 1 hurricane with wind speeds reaching 85 miles per hour.

Global Media Pakistan open to investment by foreign companies: Khaqan Abbasi
Author: 0 Pakistan open to investment by foreign companies: Khaqan Abbasi

Briefing the Pakistani media on the prime minister's engagements in NY, three senior Pakistani officials - Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, Permanent Representative to the UN Maleeha Lodhi and Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry - tried to downplay the impact of US-Pakistan relations on his engagements at the UNGA.

Global Media United States opens first permanent military base in Israel
Author: 0 United States opens first permanent military base in Israel

Israeli Brig. Gen. Tzvika Haimovitch, the head of Israel's Aerial Defense Command, said it was an historic move, and proves America's "strategic commitment" to support Israel. The base, which has been two years in the making, will help the IAF and the US task force "improve detection, interception and deployment in aerial defense, while strengthening cooperation".

Global Media Hurricane Maria intensifies to Category Two storm
Author: 0 Hurricane Maria intensifies to Category Two storm

Maria has prompted a hurricane warning for Martinique , Guadeloupe , Dominica , St. Kitts , Nevis and Montserrat . "We are preparing for a powerful hurricane that will put even more pressure on our infrastructures, already deep affected by Hurricane Irma ".

Global Media Angry Dreamers Run Nancy Pelosi Out of DACA Press Conference
Author: 0 Angry Dreamers Run Nancy Pelosi Out of DACA Press Conference

Numerous protesters said they opposed that deal, and others said that they opposed the Dream Act because it only covers about 800,000 of the roughly 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. DACA recipients and their supporters have been pressing for what they call "a clean Dream Act", meaning protections without conditions. A group of frustrated protesters drowned out Nancy Pelosi at a press conference on Monday, criticizing the DACA deal with Trump and demanding a ...

Global Media Fuel shortage hits more flights, petrol stations
Author: 0 Fuel shortage hits more flights, petrol stations

An official for Auckland airport said 41 domestic and global flights have been cancelled since Saturday due to low fuel supplies. On Tuesday, 39 flights had to be cancelled - 13 of them global - with concerns the crisis may spread after petrol stations in Auckland halted sales of high-octane fuel.

Global Media Woman fakes seizure to avoid robbery on San Francisco train
Author: 0 Woman fakes seizure to avoid robbery on San Francisco train

Julie Dragland was riding a BART train whena suspect handed her a threatening note. "If you want to live hand back your wallet and phone now and do not turn around". Police investigators are continuing to process video both from inside the train and Powell Street Station. She slumped to the side and started shaking and crying, she said.

Global Media Spicer Regrets Berating Reporters Over Inaugural Crowd
Author: 0 Spicer Regrets Berating Reporters Over Inaugural Crowd

In an interview with the New York Times , he said that " of course " he regrets his defence of Trump's inauguration size (which if you recall led to Kellyanne Conway introducing us to the the bullshit term, " alternative facts "). Spicer mimicked his own, now infamous Trump inauguration claim that it was biggest attendance in history. Slate's Jamelle Bouie added: "The degree to which Sean Spicer has faced no consequences is a glimpse into the post-Trump future".

Global Media Stanislav Petrov, 'The Man Who Saved The World,' Dies At 77
Author: 0 Stanislav Petrov, 'The Man Who Saved The World,' Dies At 77

To provide instant warning of an American nuclear attack, the system was supposed to catch the flare of launching missiles as they rose. The death was not widely reported at the time . "My cozy armchair felt like a red-hot frying pan, and my legs went limp", Petrov told RT . "I had a amusing feeling in my gut", he once told the Washington Post .

Global Media Korea nuclear issue must be resolved peacefully
Author: 0 Korea nuclear issue must be resolved peacefully

The report did not directly link the drills to current tensions over North Korea . The latest nuclear test was five to six times more powerful than the last, according to South Korea's Meteorological Administration. And we all know that. Nikki Haley spoke out about the "military options on the table" as she said the USA has exhausted all its options for dealing with Kim Jong-un's threats through the UN.

Global Media Check out the Call of Duty: WW2 Story Trailer Right Here
Author: 0 Check out the Call of Duty: WW2 Story Trailer Right Here

Players will jump into the story of Private Ronald "Red" Daniels, a young recruit in the U.S. First Infantry Division who experiences combat for the first time on D-Day. Call of Duty: WWII is developed by Sledgehammer Games . If this trailer is any indication, the story for Call of Duty: WWII will be head and shoulders above anything Activision has published before.

Global Media Russian airstrike wounds coalition forces in Syria
Author: 0 Russian airstrike wounds coalition forces in Syria

Russia , which has provided crucial air support to Assad's forces, announced the crossing of the river, saying in a statement that the troops used a pontoon bridge, as well as Syrian elite troops. Dillon said "de-confliction" talks with Russian Federation have increased in frequency as well as at different operational levels, to avoid ground friction as the forces "converge and have a common goal together" to fight IS.

Global Media Cat 5 Hurricane Maria batters at Dominica in Caribbean
Author: 0 Cat 5 Hurricane Maria batters at Dominica in Caribbean

As of 1500 GMT (2300 in Malaysia) the storm was located about 95 kilometres (60 miles) east of Martinique, a French territory, and moving northwest at 17 kilometres per hour (10 miles per hour). Hours before Maria's expected landfall on Dominica - and just over week after the island was brushed by Irma - Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit urged residents to take any belongings that could become risky projectiles indoors.

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