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Author: 0 The Drug Policy Alliance Statement On The Acquittal Of Officer Yanez

Following the verdict, peaceful protests were held throughout the weekend in St. Paul, Minneapolis and St. Anthony. After the officer was cleared of any wrongdoing, protesters took to the streets demanding justice for minorities, shouting "stand up, fight back".

Global Media China: Activists rescue 1000 dogs, cats ahead of Yulin festival
Author: 0 China: Activists rescue 1000 dogs, cats ahead of Yulin festival

The foundation on Sunday in Los Angeles will hold the second annual World Dog Day event, which includes a moment of silence for the canines killed in the festival. The dog meat is then sold on as satay sticks to unsuspecting tourists in restaurants, food stalls and on Balinese beaches. Activists on the ground in Yulin said a " significant decrease " in the amount of dog meat was on sale, and some traders said they had stopped buying dosg, according to Humane Society International (HSI).

Global Media President Trump to bring back harsher restrictions on travel to Cuba
Author: 0 President Trump to bring back harsher restrictions on travel to Cuba

But now, if USA citizens want to travel for any of those exempt reasons, according to the Herald they will have to provide detailed records and plans showing what they will be doing while in Cuba and keep extensive records of all financial transactions within Cuba for five years to make available for the Treasury Department if requested.

Author: 0 Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria

Russia's defense ministry says it will treat USA -led coalition planes in Syria, west of the Euphrates River, as targets after the US military shot down a Syrian Air Force jet on Sunday. The Russian defense ministry says in a statement that, starting Monday, it will track all jets and drones of the USA -led coalition west of the Euphrates and treat them as targets.

Global Media Hong Kong: Shares fall on fears of MSCI inclusion
Author: 0 Hong Kong: Shares fall on fears of MSCI inclusion

CHINA'S ARRIVAL: Chinese shares traded in Shanghai , which have always been hard for foreign investors to trade, rose 0.5 percent after index provider MSCI said it will include what are called "Chinese A-shares" in its widely followed Emerging Markets index.

Global Media China's MSCI A-share inclusion a small first step
Author: 0 China's MSCI A-share inclusion a small first step

The shares of 222 Chinese companies, known as A-shares, will be added to the Emerging Markets Index, though they will make up barely 0.7% of the index's value. Since then, Chinese regulators have been working hard to improve foreign investors' accessibility as well as taking action to prevent dramatic market sell-offs, as witnessed in 2015.

Author: 0 Philippines' Duterte not aware of US support against Islamists in Marawi

Maski wala na sila tulong.nagpapasalamat na rin ako. "The Philippines is open to assistance from other countries if they offer it", he added. "So far 191 were confirmed dead while undetermined number of them killed were being validated", AFP public affairs office chief Col.

Author: 0 EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'

Prime Minister Theresa May will outline on Thursday her approach to the "hugely important issue" of reassuring European Union expatriates about their futures in Britain, at a summit that is her first Brexit test since an election sapped her authority.

Author: 0 Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering UK gov't program

Britain is beginning negotiations for leaving the European Union . Jeremy Corbyn , leader of the main opposition Labour Party, shot the agenda down as "threadbare" and sign of a government "in chaos". " The Queen announced new bills aimed at reaching trade agreements with both European Union and non-EU countries, and if this is to result in a new global Britain, then these deals should be top of the list".

Author: 0 Merkel urges EU to stick together after Brexit talks launched

A former special forces reservist, Davis is expected to be a tough negotiator in Brussels . Davis gave Barnier an original, French-language account of an expedition to the Himalayas, while Barnier reciprocated with a traditional walking stick from his home region of Savoie.

Global Media US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections
Author: 0 US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

He said that in October DHS determined "malicious cyber actors" had scanned a "large" number or state systems, "which could be a preamble to attempted intrusions". Johnson said Russian Federation did not, "through any cyber intrusion, alter ballots, ballot counts or reporting of election results". In fact, some of the states may not even know they were targeted.

Author: 0 Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

Once he arrived in Alexandria, Virginia, Hodgkinson frequented the YMCA location right next to the baseball diamond in the Del Ray neighborhood, and even went there the morning of the shooting . Minutes later, Hodgkinson shot in the vicinity of the field where congressional members and staffers were standing. Capitol Police who were providing security for Scalise immediately returned fire, killing him.

Author: 0 US says it downed Iran-made drone in Syria

Iran says this was in retaliation for the recent ISIS terror attacks in Tehran . The paramilitary force warned Islamic State militants and their "regional and global supporters" that similar retaliatory attacks would target them as well if another assault in Iran occurs.

Author: 0 Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked

One of the biggest news stories to dominate the headlines over Father's Day weekend was the controversial return of American Otto Warmbier after spending 17 months in a North Korean prison. The negotiations for Warmbier's release are believed to be the first time the Trump administration has had direct talks with North Korea . Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said: "We reiterated to China that they have a diplomatic responsibility to exert much greater economic and diplomatic ...

Global Media Egypt's top court temporarily halts decisions on Red Sea islands
Author: 0 Egypt's top court temporarily halts decisions on Red Sea islands

Cairo argues that the two islands belong to Saudi Arabia and that Egypt was only custodian of the two Islands since the 1950s at the request of Riyadh. The agreement to transfer the islands to Saudi Arabia caused street protests a year ago from many Egyptians who say their sovereignty over the islands dates back to a treaty from before Saudi Arabia was founded.

Author: 0 Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea

A cause of death hasn't been determined for a 22-year-old college student who was detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma, an OH coroner's office said Tuesday . Warmbier, 22, died at a Cincinnati hospital on Monday, just days after he was released from captivity in a coma. The University of Virginia student was held for more than 17 months and medically evacuated from North Korea last week.

Author: 0 Pentagon agrees to $12 billion jet deal with Qatar

Qatar , a major United States ally, has been in the spotlight since four major Arab powers, including Saudi Arabia and Egypt , severed their ties with the country and accused it of supporting terrorism and working secretly with Iran , the arch-foe of the Saudis.

Global Media Militants Killed, Army Officer Injured in J&K
Author: 0 Militants Killed, Army Officer Injured in J&K

As the security forces tightened the cordon, the hiding militants fired at them, triggering a gunfight. He was brought to the hospital, but was declared dead by the time he arrived. The fire fight in New Colony of Kakapora had erupted on Wednesday evening when the security forces laid siege to the area after the joint naka party of the security forces "observed some suspicion movement" near the residential area at around 8 pm.

Author: 0 Trump rolls out immigration, wall proposals in Iowa rally

President Donald Trump said he'll propose legislation that would ban US immigrants from receiving any welfare benefits for 5 years. "The truth is, the people love us", Trump crowed to the Iowa gathering. In a letter sent to DHS Secretary John Kelly earlier this week, Senators Jeff Flake, Orrin Hatch, John McCain and Jerry Moran said the rule will "help the United States remain globally competitive with other countries that are implementing immigration policies to attract entrepreneurs, ...

Author: 0 Douglas Park site of National Aboriginal Day on Sunday

Justin Trudeau said it's the government's intention to rename this day as "National Indigenous Peoples Day". While areas dedicated to tourism in the city have many ongoing references to First Nations culture, the overall impact of this special day is still lost on many residents.