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Global Media Fugitive ex-PM Yingluck Shinawatra seeks asylum in UK
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It was his second time in Dubai exile, having earlier lived there and London for 4 1/2 years after stepping down as president in 2008. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Thursday former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is now in the United Arab Emirates.

Global Media Former Thai PM seeks political asylum in UK
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Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, a key architect of the coup that took down Yingluck's government, said "it's good she is in Dubai". But the Pheu Thai Party source told CNN on Thursday night that Yingluck left Dubai for London two weeks ago.

Global Media England clinch series against West Indies
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The Yorkshireman had started this series at Old Trafford 10 days previously with his first ODI hundred. Root completed the run-chase with a six down the ground and in doing so became the third-fastest player to reach 4,000 ODI runs, in his 91st innings.

Global Media U.S. notes China's growing cooperation over N. Korea
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Earlier, the US State Department's East Asia and Pacific Affairs Bureau spokesperson Katina Adams told Sputnik that the United States has not declared war on North Korea and that Washington "continues to seek a peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".

Global Media Trump waives restrictions on shipping aid to Puerto Rico
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The Jones Act , a 97-year-old law that passed after World War I to protect the USA shipbuilding industry, requires that domestic shipping must be carried out by US -owned, USA -made ships staffed by American crews. "Our general counsel is evaluating whether members of Congress have standing to request such a waiver". Earlier Thursday, The Governor of Puerto Rico asked for the act to be waived.

Global Media Supreme Court, new term near, to hear challenge to unions
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Kennedy, Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, and Associate Justice Stephen Breyer. This will be the first full term for Justice Neil Gorsuch. "My union gives me a voice and a seat at the table to advocate for my students, my colleagues, and my community", Shpilyuk said. If they do, they're being coerced into offering financial support for an inherently political organization as a condition of employment - which is especially troubling when ...

Global Media MA offering resources to Puerto Rico, evacuees
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An additional two-thirds will be deployed over the next two years to help with reconstruction and economic recovery projects. The acting US homeland security secretary is praising the resilience of Puerto Ricans and says daunting work lies ahead to help recover from hurricane devastation.

Global Media Georgia police officer fatally shot, suspect at large
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Records indicate a criminal past for the suspect captured in connection with shooting two Polk County officers, that fatally wounded one. He wasn't wearing any clothes when he was arrested. Goodrich was struck in his bulletproof vest and survived. You always knew when she was in. Hearne graduated from Rockmart High School. She leaves behind a husband and a three-year-old child.

Global Media Justice Department Wants Facebook Anti-Trump Users' Accounts
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DisruptJ20, which served as a hub of sorts for anti-Trump inauguration event planning, hosted information on its Facebook page unrelated to any smashed windows or rioting, Michelman argued, "such as a peaceful dance-party protest to call attention to the anti-LGBTQ stance of the incoming Vice President".

Global Media Narrow escape for SpiceJet flight after Taliban attacks Kabul airport
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Najib Danish, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said the Taliban fired up to about six projectiles at and near the airport, hitting both the worldwide and the military sector of the sprawling hub and also two civilian houses nearby. Wednesday's attack came as U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg visited Afghanistan to pledge their continued support to Afghan security forces, who have struggled in recent years against a resurgent Taliban.

Global Media Elections commission: Wisconsin voter information was unsuccessfully targeted by Russians
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DET subsequently blocked access to Wisconsin systems from the suspicious IP address associated with the scanning activity. In most cases, the states had not known until notified by DHS Friday. Since the initial notification Friday, WEC staff has had further discussions with high-level officials at DHS, we now understand that they consider Wisconsin to have been targeted based on a variety of sources, including intelligence information that can not be publicly disclosed.

Global Media 5 killed, 20 injured in Kabul mosque attack
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A hospital run by Italian aid group Emergency said five wounded had been brought in following the blast. Following the attack the Taliban were quick to distance themselves from the bombing. The celebration falls on the 10th day of Muharram , which is the mourning period for the seventh-century killing of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Mohammed.

Global Media Merkel seeks 'stable' coalition after German vote
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The new Bundestag will have to elect a Chancellor with an absolute majority of its members, who will in turn form a new government. We don't need to beat around the bush. But co-leader Alexander Gauland struck a harsher tone, vowing that "we will take our country back" and promising to "chase" Merkel. Many Germans see the rise of the AfD as a similar rejection of the status quo as votes for Brexit and US President Donald Trump past year.

Global Media The International Community Must Ensure Iran's Cooperation Regarding IAEA Inspections
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The administration of US President Donald Trump , which took over in January 2017, one year after the JCPOA came into force, has been actively seeking a pretext to unilaterally withdraw from the deal or undermine it. If Iran continues to refuse to cooperate with the global community, the nations of the world should cooperate among themselves to exert the pressure needed to ensure that the Iranian regime is no longer pursuing the capability to build weapons of mass destruction.

Global Media Federal judge rules cop can not sue Black Lives Matter
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He alleged in his suit that BLM and Deray Mckesson , a prominent activist in the movement, were responsible for injuries he suffered at the hands of demonstrators. "It is an age-old tactic to attempt to silence activists and organizers", Mckesson said after the judge announced the dismissal. "I am thankful that the judge did not allow that to happen in this case".

Global Media Local family of Puerto Rico residents wait, watch and worry
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Asked about them, Duke said she was referring to the coordination between federal and local community as "good news". The government says at least 16 people have died in the United States commonwealth as a result of the storm. In remarks to the National Association of Manufacturers in Washington on Friday, President Trump said his administration was "engaged fully in the disaster and the response and recovery effort".

Global Media Puerto Rico crisis: What the Jones Act controversy is all about
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Necessities including medicine, first-aid kits, water, cots and sleeping bags, diapers and baby formula, pet food, sheets and towels will be accepted. The high end of the range, released Thursday by Moody's Analytics, represents nearly an entire year's economic output for Puerto Rico. For days after the hurricane, as Puerto Rico lost power and cell-phone service, Garcia and his family in the continental USA were unable to contact their family in Puerto Rico to determine if they were OK.

Global Media 'Miracles' required to progress Brexit talks on to trade next month - Juncker
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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.