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Global Media 'Miracles' required to progress Brexit talks on to trade next month - Juncker
Author: 0 'Miracles' required to progress Brexit talks on to trade next month - Juncker

The EU will propose a new tax on tech giants such as Google and Facebook next year despite opposition by several states that fear a blow to their economies, European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said Friday. May's transition plan, set out in the Italian city of Florence in a speech that sought to break an impasse in negotiations with the European Union, underlined the importance of regulation to the future economic relationship with the bloc.

Global Media Climber crushed by Yosemite rockfall was on 'dream' trip with wife
Author: 0 Climber crushed by Yosemite rockfall was on 'dream' trip with wife

Yosemite geologist Greg Stock told The Los Angeles Times that the break was likely caused by the expansion and contraction of granite in the cliff wall as it heats up during the summer and cools during the winter. He says freak accidents happen and he plans to head out for another climb Friday. Andrew Foster was a sales representative for the outdoor company Patagonia in the United Kingdom.

Global Media United States set to pull embassy staff out of Cuba
Author: 0 United States set to pull embassy staff out of Cuba

American officials have speculated that the problems may have resulted from some sort of sonic attack or perhaps a surveillance operation gone wrong. As a result, USA officials are fleeing the country, and the State Department is suspending the processing of US visa applications in Cuba . The decision deals a blow to already delicate ties between the us and Cuba , longtime enemies who only recently began putting their hostility behind them.

Global Media State Department Urges Americans to Avoid Cuba
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USA officials said the Havana embassy staff was being limited to "emergency personnel" in order to "reduce the number of Americans who are vulnerable to exposure". citizens have been affected, but the attacks are known to have occurred in U.S. diplomatic residences and hotels frequented by U.S. citizens", Tillerson said in a statement .

Global Media Rep. Brady pushes U.S. business growth in defense of tax plan
Author: 0 Rep. Brady pushes U.S. business growth in defense of tax plan

At present, the code is more than 4 million lines long and complying with it consumes more than 6 billion hours every year, according to the IRS' National Taxpayer Advocate. Some economists may argue that the chained CPI proposal is a good idea because the tax code would more accurately reflect inflation, and it would. There's nothing normal about two percent growth for the United States of America.

Global Media Dubai Is Building A Martian City On Earth For Research
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The United Arab Emirates government recently announced their ambitious plans for developing the first habitable city on Mars by 2117. Parts of the MSC will also be open to the public, including a space museum. At a cost of almost $140 million, it will cover 1.9 million square feet and will provide "a viable and realistic model to simulate living on the surface of Mars".

Global Media #Elphinstone: Mumbai railway stampede kills 22, Twitter users question govt
Author: 0 #Elphinstone: Mumbai railway stampede kills 22, Twitter users question govt

Heavy rainfall in the morning had left hundreds of commuters stranded at Elphinstone and at Parel stations and many had taken shelter on the FoB connecting the two. They were waiting for the rain to stop. Police officer Niket Kaushik said: "We are still inquiring into the exact reasons". Railways Minister , Piyush Goyal , offered condolences and ordered a high-level probe into the tragedy.

Global Media Mom flew to Germany, left 4 kids home alone in Iowa
Author: 0 Mom flew to Germany, left 4 kids home alone in Iowa

Tyler Tompkins told KCCI . "Obviously being out of the country and unavailable for your children is not recommend and not something we want to encourage parents to do, but it's up to their own judgment for as far as when it's okay for them to leave their children at home alone", she said.

Global Media Liam Neeson has 'unretired' from action films
Author: 0 Liam Neeson has 'unretired' from action films

The Commuter , which reunites Neeson with Run All Night and Non-Stop director Jaume Collet-Serra, will be released in cinemas on January 19, 2018. Fortunately for Neeson, he's shown no signs of slowing down in recent years and looks as fit as ever, so there's a reason his remarks took people by surprise.

Global Media Korea, other Asian nations in November
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The White House said Trump's visit would "strengthen the global resolve to confront the North Korean threat and ensure the complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula". The North Korean nuclear issue has lately been highlighted by a tit-for-tat war of words between the American president and the North Korean regime, led by Kim Jong-un.

Global Media Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny is Detained Again
Author: 0 Russian Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny is Detained Again

As the opposition leader states, he was detained around his home. He said he was held there without charges or any explanation why he had been detained . Petersburg of refusing to agree to a suitable location for a campaign rally in that city. Russian Federation holds a presidential election in March which incumbent Vladimir Putin is widely expected to contest.

Global Media Rising tension spurs Malaysia to ban travel to North Korea
Author: 0 Rising tension spurs Malaysia to ban travel to North Korea

This followed the decision of the Asia Football Confederation (AFC) to once again postpone the 2019 Asia Cup qualifier match between North Korea and Malaysia which should have been held on Oct 5. "In light of this information, the AFC has postponed the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 Final Qualifying Round Group B match between DPR Korea and Malaysia", it said.

Global Media New UKIP leader is Henry Bolton from Kent
Author: 0 New UKIP leader is Henry Bolton from Kent

The result, announced at the party's conference in Torquay, was greeted with cheers in the hall, but not everyone is happy and Ukip's troubles seem far from over. Political analyst Mike Indian told Yasmeen Khan : "Crucially about Mr Bolton is he is very much coming at this tacitly with Nigel Farage's endorsement".

Global Media Russian Federation warns of
Author: 0 Russian Federation warns of "catastrophic consequences" if Korean dispute descends into war

US President Donald Trump last week used a United Nations address to threaten to "totally destroy" North Korea and declared the hermit state's leader Kim Jong-Un, whom he dubbed "rocket Man", to be on a "suicide mission". Russian Federation has been quietly aiding North Korea via a web of shell companies on the border with the Stalinist state. Praising India's efforts to step up pressure on North Korea over its "dangerous and destabilising behaviour", Mr Mattis added: 'We maintain the ...

Global Media Hurricanes, 1 Tropical Storm
Author: 0 Hurricanes, 1 Tropical Storm

Storm surge of between 2 feet (0.6 meters) and four feet (1 meter) is expected, mostly north of Cape Hatteras. A tropical storm warning is in effect for a swath of the North Carolina coast from Bogue Inlet to the Virginia border. "The system will be farther away by tomorrow", Ross said Tuesday. "What I'm anxious about, a little, is what happens next?" While Maria is not expected to hit any landmass for the next several days, concerns of some type of impact along the southeastern US ...

Global Media UA Starts Process Of Firing Assistant Basketball Coach Arrested In FBI Probe
Author: 0 UA Starts Process Of Firing Assistant Basketball Coach Arrested In FBI Probe

The Federal Bureau of Investigation have charged several college coaches in conjunction with a corruption scheme, reports NBC News . James Gatto, director of global sports marketing for basketball at Adidas, Rashan Michel, a maker of custom suits for some of the NBA's biggest stars, and various financial advisers and managers also were charged.

Global Media LAPD officer arrested after fiery freeway crash
Author: 0 LAPD officer arrested after fiery freeway crash

The 26-year-old Army veteran was arrested on suspicion of felony driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter, according to ABC . According to reports, around 10:30 p.m. Beck told ABC7 Verduzco has been with the department for just two years, but has a military background. A second video posted to the Instagram account Tuesday ahead of the crash - an hour or so after the first - sees a group of people playing jenga, seemingly at the same bar.

Global Media Children drown as Rohingya boat capsizes
Author: 0 Children drown as Rohingya boat capsizes

At least 500,000 civilians have fled their homes in the country's northern Rakhine state since late August and sought refuge in Bangladesh. Myanmar's government gave no reason for canceling the visit, which the United Nations said was to be the first group of worldwide observers allowed by Myanmar's government into Rakhine state since the violence there escalated rapidly in August.

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