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Global Media Puerto Rico to Pay Christmas Bonuses Despite Hurricane's Toll
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President Bill Clinton visited Puerto Rico on Monday and met with those left homeless after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm. In October, Gov. Ricardo Rossello later demanded the contract be voided and requested the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security inspect the deal.

Global Media Palestinian Activists Angry at Nick Cave Over Israel Show
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Vociferous Israel critic Roger Waters hit back Monday at Australian rocker Nick Cave , who said that he had made a decision to play concerts in the Jewish state this week in part to resist criticism by the ex-Pink Floyd frontman and to take a principled position against boycott activists.

Global Media State Department Officials Accuse Tillerson of Violating US Law on Child Soldiers
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Reuters was first to report on the memo, and obtained other documents appearing to support the argument that several bureaus within the State Department recommended the three countries be listed. This comes after Reuters reported Tuesday about the confidential "dissent" memo in which a group of roughly a dozen State Department employees formally accused Tillerson of breaking the law.

Global Media Christmas tree farms experiencing shortages this year
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Historically, the sellers have mainly dealt in Noble Fir and Blue Spruce tree species, yet they conceded that Fraser and Balsam firs are enormously popular in the USA, too, and they would be happy to sell our trees in the coming years if they are made available to them.

Global Media Bali flights on schedule as Agung volcano erupts
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In a statement released overnight, Virgin Australia said it was "continuing to closely monitor volcanic activity" after the minor eruption but all flights are operating as normal. The official said the eruption was 'phreatic, ' which occurs when water beneath the ground or on the surface is heated by magma. The Danger Estimate Zone covers all areas within a radius of six kilometres from the crater of Mount Agung.

Global Media Zimbabwe parliament speaker: Mugabe has resigned
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Members of Zimbabwe's parliament were jubilant at Mr Mugabe's resignation. - November 15: By the early hours, military vehicles are on the capital's streets, but the army denies staging a coup, giving a televised address saying Mugabe is safe and that they are "only targeting criminals around him".

Global Media Second judge rules against Trump's transgender military ban
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In July, Trump sought to ban transgender personnel from the military. President Donald Trump said on Twitter in July that the government would not allow transgender individuals to serve in the military in any capacity. Garbis's order, which comes from Maryland, additionally blocks Trump's order banning the military from paying for gender-affirming medical services, particularly surgeries.

Global Media Turkey backs Iraqi court's decision on KRG referendum
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He added that the court disregarded violations committed by the Iraqi government against 55 articles of the constitution, including failing to implement Article 140 to resolve the disputed areas and cutting the Kurdistan Region budget. The verdict, made on Monday, can not be appealed. In Baghdad , Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi hailed the court decision, saying his government "rejected this referendum and refused to have anything to do with it".

Global Media Top NBA Prospect Michael Porter Jr. To Miss Rest Of NCAA Season
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We're preparing now for a trip that is a tremendous opportunity. Missouri pulled away with an 8-0 burst in the fourth quarter to make it 66-56 with just over two minutes to play. After Missouri made the announcement that he'd be out, Porter Jr. posted this on Instagram. Jeff Goodman of ESPN spoke to multiple National Basketball Association general managers who told him that as long as Porter's back "checks out", he will remain a likely top-five selection in the draft.

Global Media DOJ Investigating Harvard Over Affirmative-Action Policies
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An attorney within the DOJ's Civil Rights Division sent a November 17 letter to a lawyer representing the university to tell him the school did not turn over the proper documents as requested by the original November 2 deadline; the letter also mentions the school is being investigated under the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Global Media Air Force pilot dead, 1 injured in Texas crash
Author: 0 Air Force pilot dead, 1 injured in Texas crash

One pilot was killed and one hospitalized when an Air Force T-38 trainer crashed near Del Rio, Texas . Another pilot involved in the crash was transferred to Val Verde Regional Medical Center in Del Rio, Texas , the report said. "Our community has suffered the irreplaceable loss of one of our pilots", said Col. Charlie Velino, 47th Flying Training Wing commander. Monday evening, Air Force officials said emergency personnel were on scene to assist in the recovery efforts.

Global Media The Eagles and Jimmy Buffet are coming to Colorado
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In terms of tunes, Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band dropped the beach-themed Christmas album 'Tis the SeaSon a year ago. South Florida, where both the Eagles and Buffett recorded many of their classics and who have a history of performing on the same bill, are together again.

Global Media Additional remains of soldier killed in Niger found as U.S. investigates ambush
Author: 0 Additional remains of soldier killed in Niger found as U.S. investigates ambush

His body was not recovered until two days later. La David Johnson, who was killed when Islamic militants ambushed a military convoy in Niger, were recovered weeks after he was laid to rest, the Pentagon said Monday. The remains of a soldier killed under mysterious circumstances after an ambush in Niger were found in the African country in early November. During the subsequent gun battle, which lasted for hours, four U.S.

Global Media Cities fight to win key European Union agencies from London
Author: 0 Cities fight to win key European Union agencies from London

During voting so tight they were both decided by a lucky draw, EU members except Britain chose Amsterdam over Italy's Milan as the new home of the European Medicines Agency and Paris over Dublin to host the European Banking Authority. Nineteen cities are bidding for the EMA, while eight want to host the EBA. EU President Donald Tusk said on Twitter before the vote that "whatever the outcome, the real victor of today's vote is EU27".

Global Media Queen Elizabeth, Prince Phillip celebrate 70th wedding anniversary
Author: 0 Queen Elizabeth, Prince Phillip celebrate 70th wedding anniversary

Elizabeth II and Prince Philip were married in 1947 in Westminster Abbey, cheered by a sea of well-wishers that included royalty and national leaders from everywhere. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip's marriage is turning 70 this year and to commemorate their anniversary, Buckingham Palace issued a new photographic portrait of the couple.

Global Media 'Triple Talaq' Row- Centre planning to make law
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This decision comes in the wake of the judgement given by the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Shayara Bano Vs. Union of India and others connected matters. A source in the government said: "There have been reports of a number of divorces by way of talaq-e-biddat happening even after the Supreme Court verdict".

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