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Global Media Drive to ban nukes gets a Nobel boost
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Nuclear weapons would also appear to violate the 1928 Kellog-Briand Pact, an global agreement that prohibited war as an instrument of national policy, stating that war could not be used to settle "disputes or conflicts of whatever nature or of whatever origin they may be, which may arise among them".

Global Media New rules aim to curb payday loan abuses
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau regulations released Thursday require that payday lenders determine upfront whether customers can repay their loans. In Washington state, the industry has shriveled since tough restrictions were enacted in 2009. In more than 30 other states, though, the short-term loan market is thriving.

Global Media Congress gets back to business by setting gun control talk aside
Author: 0 Congress gets back to business by setting gun control talk aside

PAUL RYAN: One of the things we've learned from these shootings is that often underneath this is a diagnosis of mental illness. "That is our present focus". But that means outrages like the one in Vegas will not swiftly reshape the political terrain. "If you disarm our country, that's not the way to go".

Global Media Nobel Peace Prize goes to anti-nuclear weapon campaigners
Author: 0 Nobel Peace Prize goes to anti-nuclear weapon campaigners

The Norwegian Nobel Committee announced its decision Friday morning, saying that the organization had worked to guard against "the unacceptable human suffering that nuclear weapons will cause". "We are giving encouragement". The campaign was largely inspired by the International Campaign to Ban Landmines that had played an instrumental role in the negotiation of the anti-personnel mine ban convention, better known as Ottawa treaty.

Global Media Train Collides With Bus In Russia, Killing At Least 17
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TASS quotes the press service of the Interior Ministry as saying that the accident was caused by technical failure of the bus. The Department of Inter-Territorial Investigations of Moscow Transportation Affairs at the Russian Investigation Committee has initiated a criminal investigation into the accident to see if there is a breach of road safety peratura.

Global Media Trump endorses Ed Gillespie for Virginia governor
Author: 0 Trump endorses Ed Gillespie for Virginia governor

In a tweet Thursday night, Trump accused Northam of "fighting for violent MS-13 killer gangs" and so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration enforcement efforts. Whether Northam truly supports MS-13 - or whether that's just President Trump's way of suggesting that Northam is soft on violent crime - is a matter that Virginia voters will decide when they head to the polls November 7, joining New Jerseyans as the only voters in the country electing a ...

Global Media 4th USA servicemember is dead from Wednesday attack in Niger
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Terrorist groups-including Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) and ISIS-have reportedly been traveling across the Niger-Mali border to trade black market goods to help finance their activities. Jihadists have stepped up attacks on United Nations peacekeepers, Malian soldiers and civilian targets since being driven back in northern Mali by a French-led military intervention in 2013.

Global Media 'Embittered' Shapps lacks backing in bid to oust May, say Tory MPs
Author: 0 'Embittered' Shapps lacks backing in bid to oust May, say Tory MPs

In one of the most freakish British political speeches in memory, May's address was ruined by coughing fits , a comedian handing her a bogus employment termination notice, and by letters falling off the slogans on the set behind her. Grant Shapps , co-chair of the ruling Tory party between 2012 and 2015, claims having the backing of almost 30 party MPs including former Cabinet ministers.

Global Media Up to 100000 additional refugees waiting to flee Myanmar
Author: 0 Up to 100000 additional refugees waiting to flee Myanmar

Islamist parties, including Hefazat, have staged several demonstrations over the issue in recent weeks and some firebrand leaders have called on the government to go to war with Myanmar to liberate Rakhine for the persecuted Rohingya. With the number of refugees seeking shelter in Bangladesh exceeding 500,000, the Bangladesh government on Thursday declared its decision to identify the Rohingyas as "forcefully displaced Myanmar citizens".

Global Media Vegas Victim Refuses to Sit for President Trump
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PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: Well, I think the only message I can say is that we're with you 100 percent. Thomas Gunderson was attending the concert at the Route 91 Harvest Festival when Stephen Paddock began firing on the crowd from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, according to the Daily Mail .

Author: 0 US3.5B Arms Deal on Saudi King Salman's Moscow Agenda

Furthermore, according to the signed document the two parties could collaborate on the production of equipment for oil and gas field development, by localising production either in Russian Federation or Saudi Arabia . During the meeting, the Saudi king advocated the resolution of the crisis in Syria in accordance with the June 2012 Geneva Communique on the creation of a transition government with members of the Bashar Al Assad government and the opposition that guaranteed the territorial ...

Global Media South Korea Now Open to Trade Pact Revisions
Author: 0 South Korea Now Open to Trade Pact Revisions

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said October 4. Negotiations between the USA and South Korea on a new free trade agreement will certainly include auto industry talks. Trump then threatened to terminate the deal but stopped short amid strong opposition from within the White House, Congress and relevant industries, as well as heightened tensions caused by North Korea's September 3 nuclear test.

Global Media Iniesta agrees on first 'lifetime' contract at Barca
Author: 0 Iniesta agrees on first 'lifetime' contract at Barca

One thing it will not mean is that Iniesta, now 33, will hang around until he's almost 40, picking up a paycheque and making the odd appearance in meaningless Copa del Rey fixtures. He joined the club in September 1996 at the age of 12 and has scored 55 goals after making his first-team debut in October 2002. News of Iniesta's renewal is likely to raise further questions about Lionel Messi's future at the club, however, with the Argentina superstar still yet to sign a new deal.

Author: 0 Despite Bump Stocks Debate, This Week Saw Little Progress on Guns

The devices were found on guns used by Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock , who killed 59 and injured hundreds Sunday night. It's rare for Republicans to be on the other side of the debate with the NRA, but on this one small sliver of the gun control debate, there's a visible division between the most powerful gun lobby in America and a growing number of its Republicans in Congress.

Global Media Kachikwu meets Buhari in closed-door
Author: 0 Kachikwu meets Buhari in closed-door

Ibe Kachikwu , at the Presidential Villa, Abuja . Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu , in the letter to the president dated August 30 and confirmed by the oil ministry, said the conduct of the head of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) lacked transparency.

Global Media Six children dead after man sets nursery school on fire in Brazil
Author: 0 Six children dead after man sets nursery school on fire in Brazil

A total of about fifty people were hospitalized due to injuries, 10 remained hospitalized in life-threatening conditions, said Bruno Ataide Santos , director of the hospital. Police have been to his home and visited friends and relatives in an effort to understand his motive. Santos reportedly told his family this week- which happened to be the third year anniversary of the death of his father- that he was going to give a "gift" to them and that he would die.

Global Media Trump Administration Rolls Back Rules Mandating Free Birth Control Coverage For Women
Author: 0 Trump Administration Rolls Back Rules Mandating Free Birth Control Coverage For Women

In May, Trump signed a decree on religious liberty ordering his administration to take account of objections of conscience on matters of contraception. In the lawsuit, the ACLU said the interim rules violate the establishment clause regarding religion in the First Amendment and the equal protection clause of the 14th Amendment in the Constitution "by authorizing and promoting religiously motivated and other discrimination against women seeking reproductive health care".

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