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Global Media China's Xi marks Hong Kong anniversary as protests planned
Author: 0 China's Xi marks Hong Kong anniversary as protests planned

When negotiations for the return of Hong Kong were underway, Patten sought to codify protections for Hong Kong that would preserve its unique identity and way of life. During the fall of 2014, more than 100,000 people protested as part of Occupy Central - a response to the Chinese government's decision to allow partially democratic elections for Hong Kong in 2017.

Global Media Facebook's internet-beaming Aquila drone completes second test flight
Author: 0 Facebook's internet-beaming Aquila drone completes second test flight

The flight, which happened in May, lasted for 1 hour 46 minutes and "landed perfectly", Facebook said . For this second flight in Yuma, Arizona, Aquila was sporting new "spoilers" on its wings, hundreds of sensors, modified autopilot, new integrated radios for the communication subsystem, smoother finish and a horizontal propellers stopping mechanism.

Author: 0 Tech stocks take major tumble on iPhone anniversary

The S&P 500 index declined 20.99 points, or 0.9%, to 2,419.70, also its worst selloff in more than a month. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is trading higher after yesterday's sell-off , as stocks look to close the second quarter on a high note.

Global Media Israeli Gov't Nixes Western Wall Plan; Rights Groups Fume
Author: 0 Israeli Gov't Nixes Western Wall Plan; Rights Groups Fume

Reform leaders were angered over the cabinet decision on Sunday, freezing the status of the Kosel, which halts work to construct an egalitarian prayer area near the Kosel, the Robinson's Arch area. Silverman said the Jewish federation system is still formulating a response to the government decision but it will involve some sort of outreach to the 150 Israeli "sister" towns and cities JFNA helps support, financially and logistically, through a partnership program.

Global Media France says watchdog's report on Syria proves sarin gas used in April
Author: 0 France says watchdog's report on Syria proves sarin gas used in April

The attack on Khan Sheikhoun killed at least 87 people, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a monitoring group. The Syrian army strongly rejected the accusations and laid the blame on local militants and their patrons. It will be sent to a joint United Nations-OPCW investigative mission that aims to establish who was responsible for the attack. While the OPCW report did not apportion blame, Johnson says that "the U.K.'s own assessment is that the Assad regime nearly ...

Global Media DDA To Launch New Housing Scheme Today
Author: 0 DDA To Launch New Housing Scheme Today

This is a step in that direction."The scheme offers 12,000 flats of different categories in different locations on a freehold basis". These different category DDA flats are located at Rohini, Dwarka, Jasola, Pitampura, Paschim vihar, Jankapuri, Vasant Kunj, Narela, Siraspur.

Global Media Fidget Spinners Are Now Exploding
Author: 0 Fidget Spinners Are Now Exploding

It turned out that his fidget spinner , which had been charging for 45 minutes, had exploded and caught fire . "It's the same cord I use for my baby monitor and I just simply had it plugged in like this and it was laying right here on fire", she said.

Global Media Federal judge blocks California ban on
Author: 0 Federal judge blocks California ban on "large-capacity" gun magazines

Cox, executive director, National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action . Filed in May of this year, Duncan is the second in a series of carefully planned lawsuits challenging the package of gun control laws passed last year that have collectively become known as "gunmageddon", as well as the provisions of anti-gun proposition 63.

Global Media Congress baked GST for so long it tasted 'burnt, ugly': BJP
Author: 0 Congress baked GST for so long it tasted 'burnt, ugly': BJP

Summary: Lucknow: Blaming the Congress for not taking the SP on board while deciding to stay away from the midnight session to launch the GST tax, the party joined the mega show. "Even now it is not too late. I hope Congress also realises and then revises its decision", the minister said. "Former PMs were to be present", Jaitley said.

Global Media Civilian injured in Pakistan ceasefire
Author: 0 Civilian injured in Pakistan ceasefire

Pakistan Rangers used small arms, automatics and 82 mm mortars in their initiated haphazard firing along LoC in Bimber Gali sector. Jammu: Pakistan Army violated ceasefire and resorted to unprovoked shelling and firing on Friday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district.

Global Media Saudis deny confinement of former crown prince
Author: 0 Saudis deny confinement of former crown prince

A number of worldwide officials have praised the royal directives recently given to King Salman Centre for Relief and Humanitarian Aid by the Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defence to provide $ 66.7 million to fight the cholera epidemic in Yemen in response to the two appeals of both the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF.

Global Media Steelers' 2016 first-round pick Artie Burns arrested in Florida
Author: 0 Steelers' 2016 first-round pick Artie Burns arrested in Florida

Jail records show Burns was released on bond Friday. Burns had more than $1,000 in unpaid tickets and didn't show up for a mandatory court date, according to SlaterScoops.com . In the grander scheme of things, Burns' brush with the law should amount to little more than a slap on the wrist, if anything, from the Steelers, who report to training camp on July 27.

Global Media New York Knicks expected to interview former Cleveland Cavaliers GM
Author: 0 New York Knicks expected to interview former Cleveland Cavaliers GM

Griffin was sacked by the Cavaliers earlier this month shortly after the team's third appearance in the NBA Finals in three years under his management. "I am the coach at Kentucky and will be for a long time!" The Knicks were 80-166 in Jackon's three full seasons as president, including a franchise-worst 17-65 in 2014-15.

Global Media CPD Officers Indicted in Laquan McDonald Killing
Author: 0 CPD Officers Indicted in Laquan McDonald Killing

Charges of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and official misconduct were brought against all three men. They initially cleared Van Dyke of any wrongdoing in the shooting . "The co-conspirators understood that public airing of the events surrounding Laquan McDonald's killing, including the video recordings, would inexorably lead to a thorough criminal investigation by an independent body and likely criminal charges".

Global Media Chatham murder arrest after vehicle park stab death
Author: 0 Chatham murder arrest after vehicle park stab death

Rest in peace princess you were truly handsome". "You were taken too soon Mol Maccerz and I can not quite believe it!" Eyewitness, Michelle Hextall, told Express.co.uk : "The woman was screaming and bibbing the horn to get attention". Stimpson appeared before Medway Magistrates' Court on Friday. A man has been charged with murder after a woman was stabbed to death in a auto park.

Global Media United Nations approves deep cut to peacekeeping budget
Author: 0 United Nations approves deep cut to peacekeeping budget

The U.N. adopted a new budget for peacekeeping operations Friday, slashing the 2016-17 figure of $7.87 billion down to about $7.3 billion for the upcoming year, a win for US efforts to slash spending at the global organization. In his 2018 budget proposal he requested Congress approve only $1.2 billion for United Nations peacekeeping. Diplomats settled on a $7.3 billion budget, equal to what the European Union had proposed and slightly less than what African countries had sought.

Global Media Leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council resigns
Author: 0 Leader of Kensington and Chelsea Council resigns

Outside Kensington Town Hall, where the council adjourned a planned cabinet meeting after press were allowed to attend. "Clearly there are feelings and rumours and stuff going on social media saying there is a cover up". "What I can say is that we still believe around 80 people to be either dead or sadly missing and I must presume that they are dead". He said: An absolute fiasco , this is why I am calling for your resignation.

Global Media #WackyWednesday: Five magical facts about Harry Potter
Author: 0 #WackyWednesday: Five magical facts about Harry Potter

Oh and apparently liked flirting with the Weasley twins?' Her brother Derek also appears in the first installment of the popular series. In Worcester, Harry Potter mania has seen thousands of school children use the book for inspiration for their World Book Day costumes, as seen here in our pictures.