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Global Media McDonald's to begin using fresh beef patties
Author: 0 McDonald's to begin using fresh beef patties

The company's plan is to have most of its restaurants going fresh, rather than frozen, by May. McDonald's just took a huge step to boost its reputation. McDonald's chose to test a Quarter Pounder made with fresh beef as part of what executives call the chain's "journey" to modernize and improve menu quality.

Global Media Periyar issue: Kollywood opposes H Raja
Author: 0 Periyar issue: Kollywood opposes H Raja

The incident comes in the backdrop of a row over comments made by BJP leader H Raja indicating that statues of Periyar could be the next to be pulled down after a Lenin statue was razed in Tripura . Late on Tuesday, two persons were arrested in Thirupattur in Vellore district for vandalising Ramasamy's statue. "Today Lenin's statue removed in Tripura, tomorrow it will be the statue of EV Ramasamy in Tamil Nadu".

Global Media Levi levy: European Union threatens 25% tax on iconic U.S. brands
Author: 0 Levi levy: European Union threatens 25% tax on iconic U.S. brands

Bring it on, Trump wrote. "These tariffs really let China off the hook", Graham said, noting that they could hurt the export of BMWs made in his home state. The WTO is already on the verge of paralysis because the United States has vetoed new judicial appointments, letting the number of trade judges dwindle to four from the usual seven.

Global Media Russian cargo plane crashes in Syria, killing all 32 aboard
Author: 0 Russian cargo plane crashes in Syria, killing all 32 aboard

The Russian Defense Ministry said later that it had launched an investigation into the incident, which it said was caused by a technical malfunction. Tuesday's crash was also the second military plane to crash in Syria this year. Large numbers have remained in service in Russian Federation and many other countries around the world. This incident also comes nearly three months after Putin declared total victory over terrorists in Syria and promised a major withdrawal of Russian forces ...

Global Media Quake death toll at 55 as aftershock hits Papua New Guinea
Author: 0 Quake death toll at 55 as aftershock hits Papua New Guinea

Oil Search and Santos say it will take about eight weeks to fix and restore production at their earthquake-damaged liquefied natural gas project in Papua New Guinea. "Mothers and children are so traumatized", United Church project officer James Komengi told Reuters. "Around 1,43,000 people are affected and 17,000 people have been generally displaced because their homes are either fully or partially damaged and not in a condition to live in".

Global Media China sets GDP at about 6.5pct, omitting aim to go higher
Author: 0 China sets GDP at about 6.5pct, omitting aim to go higher

One of the points we noted in our report on the opening day was that China's military budget is set to expand by 8.1 percent in 2018, to 1.1 trillion yuan ($173 billion). That is $74 billion more than in the previous fiscal year. More than 68.5 million rural people were lifted out of poverty in five years, Premier Ki Leqiang said on Monday while delivering a government work report at the first session of the National People's Congress (NPC), the national legislature.

Global Media Aldon Smith turns self in to police, released on $30K bond
Author: 0 Aldon Smith turns self in to police, released on $30K bond

She called 911 to report the incident after Smith fled. Smith's fiancee, Shawna McKnight, told TMZ Sports he checked himself into rehab after the alleged domestic violence incident occurred. She told TMZ that she was the victim and that her parents took Smith to rehab at his request. "I'm anxious about him", said a source close to Smith, according to TMZ Sports.

Global Media France to set legal age of sexual consent at 15
Author: 0 France to set legal age of sexual consent at 15

According to CNN , the charges another rape case involving a 28-year-old and an 11-year-old were dropped to "sexual relations with a minor". French Equality Minister Marlène Schiappa has welcomed a move by the country which aims to fix the legal age of sexual consent as 15, making sex between an adult and someone of that age and below to be considered as rape.

Global Media House Speaker Paul Ryan urges Trump 'to be more surgical' on tariffs
Author: 0 House Speaker Paul Ryan urges Trump 'to be more surgical' on tariffs

Trump tweets Tuesday: "The new Fake News narrative is that there is CHAOS in the White House". President Donald Trump is denying his White House is chaotic but says more staff will leave as he seeks "perfection". It's called paper. It's called paper!", he said with emphasis. The comments come less than a week after Trump announced that the USA will impose new tariffs, which function as a tax on imports , on steel and aluminum and make no exception for close allies such as Canada ...

Global Media United States aircraft carrier makes historic port visit to Vietnam
Author: 0 United States aircraft carrier makes historic port visit to Vietnam

In a telephone briefing on Tuesday, one day after a US aircraft carrier called at a Vietnamese port for the first time in more than 40 years, Sawyer reiterated Washington's commitment to a "free and open" Indo-Pacific, and stressed that the navy would continue to operate based on the principle of freedom of navigation, in line with global laws.

Global Media US Justice Dept. sues California over 'sanctuary' laws
Author: 0 US Justice Dept. sues California over 'sanctuary' laws

As a candidate and president, Donald Trump has repeatedly railed against sanctuary city policies and the "open border politicians who shield criminal aliens from federal law enforcement". Becerra defended California's laws to reporters in a phone conference call. "So far the administration's record there is not stellar", he said , referring to the administration's repeated losses in court.

Author: 0 Democrat turnout rise in Texas could help bid to retake House

And the bitter dispute among the three leading Democratic candidates here echoes the national argument: Should the party lean into the progressive movement or entice disaffected Republicans and independent voters to cross party lines by recruiting centrist candidates they'd feel comfortable supporting? Texas Democrats, however, have not won a statewide race for posts such as governor or US senator in more than two decades.

Global Media USA declares its interest in Nigeria's 2019 elections
Author: 0 USA declares its interest in Nigeria's 2019 elections

Rex Tillerson , the United States Secretary of State, will visit a couple of African countries including Abuja, the capital of Nigeria, on his first diplomatic visit to Africa. Geng Shuang was responding to USA accusation that low interest loans from China and other countries have driven some sub-Saharan African countries deeper into debt.

Global Media Ex-Trump Aide Would Rather Be Arrested Than Comply With Mueller Subpoena
Author: 0 Ex-Trump Aide Would Rather Be Arrested Than Comply With Mueller Subpoena

He also said the investigators insinuated that Stone had collaborated with Julian Assange's WikiLeaks group, which published documents hacked from Democrat Hillary Clinton's election campaign in mid-2016. I don't know what it is. "I would tell him that he's had his fun, now put on your big-boy trousers, shut up and hire a lawyer", he said. He later told CNN of Trump: "Granted, Donald Trump caused this, because he's an idiot".

Global Media Mechanical fault sparked auto bomb fears
Author: 0 Mechanical fault sparked auto bomb fears

Paisley said that a suspected booby trap device was placed under the vehicle. Army bomb disposal experts have been called to examine a auto which caught fire on a main road in Northern Ireland. DUP leader Arlene Foster said that she "utterly condemned those that would seek to bring violence back to Northern Ireland". "If so that's a huge relief and I hope those involved are uninjured", he tweeted.

Global Media What made Mayawati join hands with Akhilesh Yadav
Author: 0 What made Mayawati join hands with Akhilesh Yadav

The political strategies of the opposition parties in these elections, nevertheless, will decide the future approach of the political parties not only in Uttar Pradesh but across the country in the upcoming 2019 general elections. It's important to note here that during the entire deal-making process, not once did SP chief Akhilesh Yadav speak to Mayawati - it was all done through Chaudhary and Verma.

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