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Global Media Second lady is arrested in Iran for hijab protest
Author: 0 Second lady is arrested in Iran for hijab protest

At least three other women did the same around the city on Monday, according to images shared on social media, mirroring a protest by a woman on December 27 whose images went viral across the globe. The Star reported that at least one woman was arrested during yesterday's protests, according to a shopkeeper who witnessed the arrest. Despite this, a growing number of women in Iran continue to defy the government's encroachment on policing women's bodies by getting creative with their hijab ...

Global Media Inadequate safeguards, human error blamed in Hawaii missile alert
Author: 0 Inadequate safeguards, human error blamed in Hawaii missile alert

Oliveira says there were no procedures in place to recall the alert or issue an all clear. The administrator of the agency resigned. A Hawaii state worker mistakenly believed a ballistic missile attack was under way when he sent a false alert that rattled residents for 38 minutes until officials could find a way to send a correction, federal regulators said.

Global Media Taiwan blocks hundreds of Chinese Airlines flights as air space row escalates
Author: 0 Taiwan blocks hundreds of Chinese Airlines flights as air space row escalates

China Eastern Airlines, based in Shanghai, called on the Taiwan authorities to "normalise the development of the cross-Straits civil aviation sector as soon as possible". According to BBC's reporter Cindy Sui reporting from Taipei says that would-be passengers wanting to travel between the mainland and the island would probably be flown via Hong Kong or Macau.

Global Media Former Gov. John Engler expected to be named interim MSU president
Author: 0 Former Gov. John Engler expected to be named interim MSU president

Former Michigan State basketball player Travis Walton is that claims he was sacked as a student assistant with the basketball team after being accused of sexual assault, just weeks after facing a charge of misdemeanor assault and battery. Two witness statements were provided to the East Lansing city attorney corroborating his account, Walton said. ESPN reported last week that the university failed to adequately investigate or report instances where football and men's basketball were ...

Global Media Lawmaker urges arrest of 'illegal aliens' at State of the Union
Author: 0 Lawmaker urges arrest of 'illegal aliens' at State of the Union

Capitol Police, as well as Attorney General Jeff Sessions, asking they consider checking identification of all attending the State of the Union address and arresting any illegal aliens in attendance", his official account tweeted . It's unclear whether the Capitol Police would comply with Gosar's request. In addition to being a member of Congress, Gosar is a dentist. Trump, who has called on Congress to pass legislation to deal with DREAMers , has proposed a path to citizenship for these ...

Author: 0 Amazon, Berkshire, JPM team up for cheaper employee healthcare

The new company will use the scale and expertise of the founders to provide affordable healthcare coverage for their USA employees. The three companies unveiled a yet unnamed company to provide their USA workers and families with a better option on health care.

Global Media Book a personalised sunbed with Thomas Cook
Author: 0 Book a personalised sunbed with Thomas Cook

Holidaymakers keen to avoid a morning sunbed dash are being offered the chance to pre-book a place by the pool - even before they leave home. Thomas Cook , the British travel company credited with inventing the package holiday , points no fingers, sticking with careful neutrality.

Global Media 76 illegal immigrants found inside a tractor-trailer in Texas
Author: 0 76 illegal immigrants found inside a tractor-trailer in Texas

Authorities said they received a tip from a citizen who witnessed a suspected smuggling incident in the area. The driver, a US citizen, was arrested and the tractor-trailer was seized by Border Patrol. Laredo Sector Border Patrol encourages anyone who sees suspicious activity to contact them at 1-800-343-1994. The vehicle involved was tracked to the side of Interstate 5 near Dairy Mart Road near the border about 12:10 p.m., where agents conducted an immigration check.

Global Media A dinosaur as big as a bus found in Egypt's western desert
Author: 0 A dinosaur as big as a bus found in Egypt's western desert

Dinosaurs were the dominant species (in the plural sense) on Earth for about 135 million years (they existed for another 30-40 million years before that), and were the largest-known land animals to have ever lived. Egypt is known its magnificent pyramids and powerful pharaohs, but now the country is gaining fame among paleontologists, especially now that an worldwide team has uncovered the remains of an 80-million-year-old dinosaur the size of a school bus that had bony plates embedded in ...

Global Media Olympic friendship doesn't mean peaceful reunification of North and South Korea
Author: 0 Olympic friendship doesn't mean peaceful reunification of North and South Korea

North Korea appears to have reached out to South Korea after being "spooked" by U.S. President Donald Trump's threats of a military strike, a former Central Intelligence Agency official said Monday. "We have warned Russian Federation of the illicit North Korean coal trading through its ports", State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert tweeted on Tuesday, adding a link to the Reuters report .

Global Media Melania was blindsided by report of payment to porn star — NY Times
Author: 0 Melania was blindsided by report of payment to porn star — NY Times

Following the reports of the alleged sexual encounters, Melania unexpectedly dropped out of a two-day trip with the president to Davos, Switzerland, for the World Economic Forum, where he met with, and addressed world leaders. First Lady Melania Trump "was furious with her husband" Donald Trump after reports his lawyer Michael Cohen paid off Stephanie Clifford, the porn star known by her stage name " Stormy Daniels ".

Author: 0 Trump touts 'close partnership' in letter to African leaders

Chinese ambassador to the AU Kuang Weilin on Monday described the reports as "preposterous and absurd". During a sweep for bugs after the discovery, microphones were also found hidden in desks and the walls, the newspaper reported. Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Abul Gheit said the common convergence between the Arab world and the African continent remains a "theater for multiple tensions and instability".

Global Media Winter Weather Advisory: 2-3 inches of snow expected Monday
Author: 0 Winter Weather Advisory: 2-3 inches of snow expected Monday

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg issued the advisory Sunday afternoon and it's in effect from 7 p.m. tonight to 10 a.m. Tuesday morning. Until then - expect some accumulating snow for the later stages of the upcoming weekend. For the areas farther East, residents could see snowfall between 3-5 inches. The low will be around 31. In the watch, the weather service said river ice was backing up and local flooding from ice jams was possible close to the Susquehanna River.

Global Media Kevin Knox leads Kentucky past No 7 West Virginia
Author: 0 Kevin Knox leads Kentucky past No 7 West Virginia

The other team yelling, hyped and the student-section (yelling) just gets me going. I was just getting ill. Knox's previous season-high was 25 points against UIC in November. West Virginia backup guard James "Beetle" Bolden, a Kentucky native who said he had been waiting for this opportunity to play his home-state school, hit a 3-pointer to tie the score at 74 with 1:23 left.

Global Media Cape Town Retailers Prepare For Water Stockpiling Ahead Of Day Zero
Author: 0 Cape Town Retailers Prepare For Water Stockpiling Ahead Of Day Zero

He said that the aim was to keep every participant's water footprint below 50 litres a day in line with the city's new water restrictions. As the second-most populous urban area in South Africa after Johannesburg, Cape Town is the capital of the Western Cape Province and the seat of South Africa's Parliament, with a population of about 6 million.

Global Media It's time to scrap the State of the Union speech
Author: 0 It's time to scrap the State of the Union speech

President Donald Trump , battling a probe into his campaign's alleged ties with Russian Federation and struggling to sell Americans on his leadership abilities, will take credit for USA economic gains in the past year in an address to Congress tonight.

Global Media AAP And BJP Battle It Out Over Sealing Drive
Author: 0 AAP And BJP Battle It Out Over Sealing Drive

However, the meeting ended with chaos as BJP North-Delhi chief Manoj Tiwari accused Aam Admi Party MLAs of misbehavior and insulting him. Reacting to the ruckus, Kejriwal said that the BJP leaders wanted to have a conversation in private but we asked them to have the chat in front of all AAP legislators and the media.

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