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Global Media Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat
Author: 0 Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Military Threat

Russian Federation condemned the US military's downing of a Syrian warplane and suspended the use of a military hotline that Washington and Moscow have used to avoid collisions in Syrian airspace. Coalition aircraft conducted a "show of force" to halt the advance and contacted the Russians through the hotline to get the pro-regime forces to stop.

Global Media 100 dead in Central African Republic town, mayor says
Author: 0 100 dead in Central African Republic town, mayor says

By the end of the month, the fighting had already killed 300 people, wounded 200 and displaced 100,000 others, the UN's humanitarian organisation (OCHA) and the government said. The latest peace deal had been signed in Rome on Monday after five days of talks. It was hailed as a precious chance to stabilise one of the world's most volatile and poorest countries.

Author: 0 Russia says latest US sanctions not constructive, mulling options for possible retaliation

Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon had been scheduled to fly to St. Petersburg this week to discuss what the two sides call "irritants" in the relationship. Shannon had hoped to address "irritants" in the relationship, such as tension over Moscow's intimidation of U.S. diplomats and the United States seizure of two Russian diplomatic compounds near Washington and NY.

Author: 0 Turkish troops arrive in Qatar amid Gulf tensions

Turkey has a military base in Qatar that now houses about 90 Turkish soldiers. It was just a week and a half ago that President Donald Trump contradicted his own secretary of state while standing in front of him in the Rose Garden, blasting Qatar for sponsoring terrorism and seeming to take credit for the Saudi-led blockade of the small Arab country.

Author: 0 Philippine President apologises for situation in Marawi

Military spokesman Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla said engineering equipment and personnel are being deployed to Marawi to hasten rebuilding efforts, according to the state-run Philippine News Agency. Yesterday, planes flew overhead, dropping bombs while on the ground, automatic gunfire was sustained with occasional blasts from bombs and artillery.

Global Media South Sudan still faces starvation as famine is declared over
Author: 0 South Sudan still faces starvation as famine is declared over

The UN and most major aid organizations use the five-level Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) system - from "generally food secure" in Phase 1 to "famine/humanitarian catastrophe" in Phase 5 - to classify food insecurity. "The government of South Sudan has done tremendously well". At least 20% of families in an area face extreme food shortages with a limited ability to cope, acute malnutrition rates exceed 30%, and the death rate per day exceeds two adults out of every 100,000 in the ...

Author: 0 In Iowa, Trump ready to rally base, celebrate GOP resilience

Their presence there tonight, Trump said, was evidence that the country was "more unified than ever before". He also bragged about signing "a lot" of executive orders and "a record number of resolutions to eliminate the job-killing regulations on our workers, our companies and our farmers".

Global Media Juror: 2 holdouts in Bill Cosby's trial refused to convict
Author: 0 Juror: 2 holdouts in Bill Cosby's trial refused to convict

The State Supreme Court will determine if the jury for the next Cosby trial will again come from Allegheny County. The Montgomery County judge who presided over the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial took under advisement a request by media outlets to release the identities of the jurors who deadlocked in their deliberations.

Author: 0 Chances Of Trump Meeting North Korea's Kim Narrowing - White House

He is not specifying any particular action China may take to meet that goal. "What you are seeing I think is the American people's frustration with the regime that provokes and provokes and provokes and basically [is] playing outside the rules, plays fast and loose with the truth, that sort of thing".

Global Media Who is Trump's new lawyer, Jay Sekulow?
Author: 0 Who is Trump's new lawyer, Jay Sekulow?

Sekulow got in a heated exchange with Chris Wallace on " Fox News Sunday". And of course Trump continues to insist that no evidence of any wrongdoing by him or any of his inner circle exists, even as more and more of them are under investigation - and lawyering up.

Author: 0 Handel looks to unify voters after crucial Congressional win

While any cross-aisle dealings appear unlikely, Trump's positions some of his key agenda items appear to be strengthened by victories in the Georgia and SC special elections Tuesday night. Republicans have won all four of the four special elections that have been held under President Trump. "I certainly don't feel it". Ossoff had raised roughly $23 million and spent about $22 million as of the most recently available campaign finance reports.

Author: 0 Ex-DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson defends Obama handling of Russian meddling

And that the administration didn't take action until after Election Day, when it slapped Moscow with new sanctions - putting the question of Russian interference on Page One only after Trump had won. But Johnson told lawmakers that there was no evidence that votes were altered as the result of Russian efforts to breach state election systems. The next month, President Obama called on congressional leaders to coax election officials in their states about seeking cybersecurity help from ...

Global Media Station explosion being treated as terror attack
Author: 0 Station explosion being treated as terror attack

Prosecutor Eric Van der Sypt said many lives had been saved by the technical failure in the device in the suitcase. Walking up to some passengers, "he grabbed his suitcase, while shouting and causing a partial explosion". Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says that the shooting of a suspect at the Brussels Central train station "could have been potentially very unsafe".

Global Media Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

Slater said the investigation into his motive continues. Shooter Moved to Va.in March, FBI Says In March 2017, Hodgkinson told his family that he was leaving Belleville, Illinois, for Washington , D.C. Hodgkinson was down by 7:14 am. U.S. Capitol Police and other officers returned fire and killed Hodgkinson, who was later identified as an unemployed home inspector who held a hostile attitude toward President Donald Trump and other Republicans.

Global Media PM Sorin Grindeanu ousted after no-confidence vote
Author: 0 PM Sorin Grindeanu ousted after no-confidence vote

The result reaffirms the coalition's majority after the feud between Grindeanu and party head Liviu Dragnea prompted dissatisfaction among some lawmakers. The proposed cabinet ordinance would have directly benefited Dragnea, who was previously handed a suspended sentence for vote-rigging in the 2012 referendum to impeach the country's president at the time, Traian Basescu.

Author: 0 Natural gas built Qatar, now may protect it in Gulf dispute

Iran , long at odds with Saudi Arabia , has called for the two sides to overcome their differences. The four Arab countries accuse it of supporting terror groups in the region, interfering in their sovereign affairs and backing groups that undermine political stability.

Global Media Lindsay MP says One Nation senator should apologise for comments on autism
Author: 0 Lindsay MP says One Nation senator should apologise for comments on autism

He was sent to a so-called special school, which he said was like a warehouse where children with disabilities were "shunted away" and given a cheap education. I am a parent of four children on the autism spectrum. In Hanson's view, "that child is held back by those others". Autism Australia chief executive Nicole Rogerson, whose 21-year-old son Jack has autism, said she felt sick when she heard Senator Hanson's "repulsive, bigoted and hurtful" comments.

Global Media Kushner meeting with Netanyahu called productive
Author: 0 Kushner meeting with Netanyahu called productive

Netanyahu had vowed to build the settlement to replace Amona, a settlement outpost built on private Palestinian land that was dismantled in February following an Israeli Supreme Court ruling . A video released by Netanyahu's office showed the Israeli prime minister - a friend of Kushner's father - embracing him and saying: "This is an opportunity to pursue our common goals of security, prosperity and peace".

Global Media Heavy rainfall from storm Cindy affecting the northern Gulf Coast - NHC
Author: 0 Heavy rainfall from storm Cindy affecting the northern Gulf Coast - NHC

Okaloosa County Emergency Management spokesman Rob Brown said the damage was reported at several points in and around Fort Walton Beach in the county - but none of it was major structural damage. "State and local officials are working around the clock to monitor and respond to unsafe situations as they develop", Edwards said in a statement. In addition, 10,089 MMcf/d (0.32%) of natural gas has been shut in.