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Global Media Status of high stakes Spain-Catalonia standoff
Author: 0 Status of high stakes Spain-Catalonia standoff

The Catalan leader on Tuesday night pulled back from declaring immediate independence, instead calling for more dialogue with Spain in a bid to resolve the situation peacefully. He said his party and the government had agreed to "open the road to constitutional reform" in light of the Catalan crisis. According to news media, among the measures taken by Rajoy to tackle down secessionist challenge is an eventual intervention of Catalonia's autonomy through the application of Article-155 of the ...

Global Media Kelly Clarke: Sydney woman dies of unknown medical condition on Fiji honeymoon
Author: 0 Kelly Clarke: Sydney woman dies of unknown medical condition on Fiji honeymoon

Sydney woman Kelly Clarke, 24, fell ill on Wednesday and was taken to hospital. "She needs a medivac ASAP as Fiji don't have the medications she needs", Tam Brown wrote but Ms Clarke died before the medivac crew arrived. "I just love you and wish you were here", Mr Clarke said. Mr Clarke said he was back at the hotel collecting the couple's belongings when doctors placed her in the coma, and spoke to her on the phone just before.

Global Media Mixed Reactions to Boy Scout Announcement
Author: 0 Mixed Reactions to Boy Scout Announcement

The Boy Scouts of America said its decision is focused on serving families. "A lot of millennial parents today indicate that they'd much rather be able to do stuff with their whole family", Etzenhouser said. Meanwhile, the Girl Scouts of America responded by issuing a statement reiterating their commitment to girls only. "I think the Boy Scouts are hurting and I think that they want to take a piece of the pie from the Girl Scouts and I just think it's wrong, I think Boy Scouts are Boy ...

Global Media ESPN Soccer Pundit Rips Into USA!
Author: 0 ESPN Soccer Pundit Rips Into USA!

So what went wrong? Following the loss, ESPN soccer analyst Taylor Twellman went on an epic rant blasting U.S. soccer as a whole. But the 37-year-old former New England Revolution star absolutely rejected the notion that the system can go on unchanged.

Global Media The End of the Blue Slip
Author: 0 The End of the Blue Slip

The Senate Judiciary Committee now requires both home-state senators of a judicial nominee to turn in a blue slip ― literally, a blue piece of paper ― to signal support for moving forward with the nominee. Capitol on October 3. McConnell's inability to pass a bill in his chamber to repeal and replace the ACA like the Republican-controlled House did has made him a target of criticism from a growing number of Republicans.

Global Media NZ First board might not meet this week
Author: 0 NZ First board might not meet this week

For some, it was "personal" that they were members of the NZ First board although their membership was "not a secret" and their identities would become clear once they had been consulted and a government formed. There is no list of board members on the NZ First website, and the party has declined to release a list. The party's caucus met on Thursday morning before what is supposed to be the final day of negotiations.

Global Media Trump tweets that U.S. policy on NKorea isn't working
Author: 0 Trump tweets that U.S. policy on NKorea isn't working

He said the North Korean threat is being blown out of proportion and Kim is more calculating and "not almost as insane as everyone thinks he is". Trump dubbed Kim "Rocket Man" and threatened in a September 19 speech at the United Nations to " totally destroy " North Korea if the USA is forced to defend itself and its allies.

Global Media Trump Welcomes Trudeau to Washington With New Nafta Threat
Author: 0 Trump Welcomes Trudeau to Washington With New Nafta Threat

Trudeau is scheduled to visit Mexico City on October 12 and 13 after his two-day Washington trip.it's his first official visit to Mexico, with Trudeau's office saying he and President Enrique Pena Nieto will discuss trade issues. It's no secret that the president is not a fan of NAFTA, but Wednesday's remarks suggested he's open to the possibility of a bilateral trade deal with Canada.

Author: 0 AAP student wing protests Metro fare hike

Aam Admi party announced to take out a rally against metro fare hike on 13th October at 12 pm. On Monday, after a two-hour meeting, the DMRC confirmed it would go ahead with the second phase of the hike, in which ticket prices have gone up by a maximum Rs 10.

Global Media Ominous email: 'In the event of a nuclear attack'
Author: 0 Ominous email: 'In the event of a nuclear attack'

The threat from North Korea has joined the list of dangers being planned for in Hawaii . "In the event of a nuclear attack ", the subject line read, Hawaii News Now reported . The email also told students and faculty to be aware of emergency sirens and to follow instructions on " sheltering in place ". President Donald Trump has escalated pressure on North Korea to abandon its missile and nuclear programs.

Global Media Trial begins for alleged murderer accused of burning his victim alive
Author: 0 Trial begins for alleged murderer accused of burning his victim alive

She had been a cheerleader and softball player at South Panola High School. The jury will be sequestered during the entire trial, and will have security everywhere they go. Jessica was found walking near her vehicle just after 8 p.m., Champion said. BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Jessica Chambers was on fire when she was found along a back road near a north MS tree farm.

Global Media Left With No Money, Russian Tourist Seeks Alms At Tamil Nadu Temple
Author: 0 Left With No Money, Russian Tourist Seeks Alms At Tamil Nadu Temple

After reports of the 24-year-old foreigner having to beg, the External Minister on Tuesday took to Twitter offering help saying, "Evangelin - Your country Russian Federation is our time-tested friend". He could not withdraw money using his ATM card since the PIN got locked, he said. Alerted by locals, the police took him to the police station, where they found his travel documents to be in order.

Author: 0 Elphinstone stampede: Railways probe blames heavy rain, panic

Reportedly, a Dadar police reports had said that when rumours of the bridge collapsing spread after someone said that "phool gir gaya" (Flowers fell) and it was taken as "pul gir gaya" (bridge is collapsing). Apart from widening, an additional staircase could also be provided, the official said. It is brought out that the issue of Notice Inviting Tender (NIT) for Elphinstone Road FOB took about 18 months .

Global Media Some Good News! The Boy Scouts Will Now Allow Girls to Join
Author: 0 Some Good News! The Boy Scouts Will Now Allow Girls to Join

Cub Scout dens will be single-gender - all boys or all girls. The Girls Scouts of the U.S. reportedly criticized the plan, suggesting the move was made due to financial problems within the BSA. However, both the boy and girl dens will use the same curriculum. Boy Scouts of America has about 2.3 million youth members between the ages of 7 and 21 and about 960,000 volunteers in the United States and its territories.

Author: 0 Ankara calls for resolution to Turkey-US tensions

He said the embassy had been unable to learn the reasons for the arrest of a Turkish staff member last week and or what evidence exists against the employee. Turkey's official Anadolu news agency reported that he allegedly communicated with former police chiefs in a 2013 corruption probe, 121 people involved in the attempted coup and hundreds of people using an encrypted mobile messaging application.

Global Media Petrol drops by 2, diesel by 1 per litre
Author: 0 Petrol drops by 2, diesel by 1 per litre

Recently, the excise duty on petrol and diesel was brought down by the Centre, by Rs 2 per litre. For diesel, the Value-Added Tax is 24% plus a Rs 2 surcharge per litre in these seven cities, and 21% plus Rs 2 per litre surcharge in other areas."The surcharge on petrol has been reduced to Rs 9 per litre while that on diesel will be brought down to Rs 1", explained an official from the state finance department.