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Global Media Five teenage girls killed in fire in Poland
Author: 0 Five teenage girls killed in fire in Poland

In the United Kingdom, the number of escape rooms has soared from just seven in 2013 to more than 1,000 as of a year ago. Last night, four of the five victims were named on local news websites and social media as Karolina Barabas, Gosia Tymieniecka, Wiktoria Julia Pietras and Amelia Wieczorek.

Global Media DeAndre Hopkins to donate playoff check to family of slain girl
Author: 0 DeAndre Hopkins to donate playoff check to family of slain girl

Hopkins stands to earn about $29,000 from the playoff game against the Indianapolis Colts . Jazmine, 7, was riding in the auto with her mother and sisters when she was shot in the head over the weekend near a Walmart in Houston . Activist Shaun King and Merritt, the family's lawyer, have also raised $100,000 as a reward for information that leads to the killer's arrest. Investigators said a red, four-door pickup pulled alongside the vehicle and someone in the truck began firing.

Global Media Orthodox patriarch signs decree on independent Ukraine church
Author: 0 Orthodox patriarch signs decree on independent Ukraine church

Poroshenko met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan before the ceremony . The patriarch, considered "first among equals" in Orthodox Christianity , said Ukrainians could now enjoy "the sacred gift of emancipation, independence and self-governance, becoming free from every external reliance and intervention".

Global Media Labour could offer second European Union referendum, says Barry Gardiner
Author: 0 Labour could offer second European Union referendum, says Barry Gardiner

And Labour London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the Brexit process should be immediately halted if Mrs May's deal is rejected by Parliament - with the decision put back to the people. The backstop is effectively an insurance arrangement required by the EU and would see the United Kingdom enter into a temporary customs union with the EU if a future trade deal was not agreed during the transition period which will run until 2020.

Global Media German cyber defence agency defends handling of data breach
Author: 0 German cyber defence agency defends handling of data breach

As Twitter's European headquarters are located in Dublin, the leak falls under the remit of the Irish data protection authority, national broadcaster RTE reports . In a statement , the agency acknowledged it was approached by one lawmaker about suspicious activity on his private email and social media accounts in early December, but said it believed at the time his experience was a one-off case.

Global Media India, Afghan NSAs explore to widen defence partnership
Author: 0 India, Afghan NSAs explore to widen defence partnership

India has also been supplying military equipment to Afghanistan besides providing training to hundreds of Afghan security personnel. To another question, Trump said, Russian Federation used to be Soviet Union. Therefore, at this critical phase of the Afghan conflict, it would make better sense for the United States to recognise the salience of India's non-military approach towards conflict resolution in Afghanistan.

Global Media Mitt Romney slams President Trump in op-ed piece
Author: 0 Mitt Romney slams President Trump in op-ed piece

In a June 2016 interview with Newsmax, he said he was open to backing Trump but was uncertain about where Trump stood. 'Dishonesty is Donald Trump's hallmark, ' Romney added at the time , venting about Trump's 'bullying, the greed, the showing off, the misogyny, [and] the absurd third-grade theatrics'.

Global Media Donald Trump meeting congressional leaders as US Government shutdown continues
Author: 0 Donald Trump meeting congressional leaders as US Government shutdown continues

The high-stakes meeting comes just hours before Democrats retake control of the House of Representatives, when House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is widely expected to become the next Speaker of the House. As the partial shutdown entered its 12th day on Wednesday, hundreds of thousands of government workers remained home on furlough, while hundreds of thousands of others deemed "essential" were reporting to work but without any certainty of getting paid.

Global Media US House Democrats have plan to fund government, but not a wall
Author: 0 US House Democrats have plan to fund government, but not a wall

The shutdown, which began December 21, is likely to continue through Thursday when Democrats take control of the House of Representatives. " Nancy Pelosi's newest funding proposal doesn't represent any serious attempt to secure our border or find a compromise ", House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) said in a tweet prior to the plan's unveiling.

Global Media Kim Jong-un threatens return to nuclear standoff with US
Author: 0 Kim Jong-un threatens return to nuclear standoff with US

He also added he is willing to meet US President Donald Trump at any time to produce results the global community would welcome. However, he added: "We could be left with no choice but to seek a new way if the U.S. In what was the first time a North Korean leader met a sitting USA president, the two signed a vaguely phrased agreement to improve ties and work towards denuclearisation.

Global Media Philippines death toll jumps to 75 after floods and landslides
Author: 0 Philippines death toll jumps to 75 after floods and landslides

Manila - Twenty-six people have been killed in landslides and floods caused by a tropical depression that brought heavy rains over the eastern Philippines, police and emergency officials said Sunday. "The figure can still go up because there are reports of missing". But he said it had been raining in Bicol even before Usman made landfall and brought torrential rains and landslides.

Global Media Six Iranians cross English Channel in inflatable boat from France
Author: 0 Six Iranians cross English Channel in inflatable boat from France

Home Secretary Sajid Javid earlier admitted that numerous factors behind the increase in migrants attempting to reach the United Kingdom by boat are "outside of our control". "It is vital we strike a balance between protecting them and protecting our borders, ensuring we do not encourage more people to make this unsafe journey".

Global Media GOP Rep. Walter Jones Suggests Trump Pay for Part of His Wall
Author: 0 GOP Rep. Walter Jones Suggests Trump Pay for Part of His Wall

But in order for the government to re-open, they will also need to pass both the Republican-controlled White House and Senate. "If Mexico isn't going to be made to pay for a wall, that means funds must be found internally", he said. U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged Monday that not all of the barrier he wants to build along the Mexican border would be a concrete wall he has long called for.

Global Media Russian apartment building collapses, killing 4 and leaving dozens missing
Author: 0 Russian apartment building collapses, killing 4 and leaving dozens missing

Local ambulance-service officials said seven people, including two children, were hospitalized. Local officials said four survivors, including a child, were rescued from the rubble and taken to hospital. They said some residents could have been buried under debris after Monday's accident. Search and rescue efforts are underway for people still trapped inside, with over 400 emergency workers searching through the rubble.

Global Media Flights resume at Germany's Hannover Airport after man drove into secure area
Author: 0 Flights resume at Germany's Hannover Airport after man drove into secure area

Police stopped the silver BMW with Polish licence plates and overwhelmed the man on Saturday afternoon (local time) after he drove through a gate and onto the apron where planes park and are loaded. It's unclear whether or not this was the suspect's intention. The incident occurred at 15:40 local time. Thankfully, there were no casualties from either incident.

Global Media Brother Of Murdered California Officer Gets Emotional Thanking Law Enforcement
Author: 0 Brother Of Murdered California Officer Gets Emotional Thanking Law Enforcement

Singh was found shot by other officers and taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said. He was taken back to Stanislaus County in the slain officer's handcuffs to face justice. Arriaga, a criminal from Mexico, had crossed the US border into Arizona illegally some time ago, Stanislaus County Sheriff Adam Christianson said at a separate news conference on Friday.

Global Media Donald Trump Blames Democrat Immigration Policies for Child Deaths in Custody
Author: 0 Donald Trump Blames Democrat Immigration Policies for Child Deaths in Custody

With that back history, it's no wonder that many Twitter users suspected Trump was only trolling Democrats, who have said they will not fund the wall . The government shutdown is now expected to carry on into next year . With her agency facing increasing criticism over the treatment of migrants, Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen announced the new medical screenings for immigrant children and she embarked Friday on a two-day tour of border facilities in Texas and New Mexico.

Global Media In Indonesia, the volcano has decreased 4 times after the eruption
Author: 0 In Indonesia, the volcano has decreased 4 times after the eruption

Indonesia's Center for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation says Anak Krakatau now has a volume of 40-70 million cubic meters and lost 150-180 million cubic meters of volume since the December 22 eruption and tsunami . A week after the tsunami, thousands of Indonesian Muslims attended a mass prayer yesterday to remember the victims and pray for the safety of their tsunami-prone hometown.

Global Media Chinese court orders retrial for Canadian in drug case
Author: 0 Chinese court orders retrial for Canadian in drug case

The Chinese newspaper explained that the trafficking of drugs is a felony in China, especially when the amount is enormous. A Canadian citizen detained in China earlier in December has been released and returned to Canada , according to the government in Ottawa .

Global Media Sheikh Hasina wins third term in Bangladesh, Opposition calls election rigged
Author: 0 Sheikh Hasina wins third term in Bangladesh, Opposition calls election rigged

Ms Hasina's ruling party has so far won 281 of the 350 parliamentary seats, surpassing its previous election wins. Opposition leader Kamal Hossain said their alliance, the National Unity Front led by the BNP, had called on the Election Commission to order a fresh vote under a neutral administration " as soon as possible", alleging Sunday's poll was flawed.

Global Media Hackers steal North Korea defectors' data
Author: 0 Hackers steal North Korea defectors' data

Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya told reporters earlier Friday that he chose to release the footage and data to let the people in and outside Japan know that the Japanese Self-Defense Force operated appropriately. An official of the Ministry of State Security told the lecture that the woman returned to the North because she missed "the warm embrace of the motherland" and that she had been forgiven for defecting.

Global Media FA Minister: Syria's return to the Arab League needs Arab consensus
Author: 0 FA Minister: Syria's return to the Arab League needs Arab consensus

However, an ambassador will not be immediately stationed, an Emirati government source told CNN . Anwar Gargash, the UAE minister of state for foreign affairs, said on social media that the decision came amid a conviction that peace and stability in Syria requires the Arab countries' presence and contribution.

Global Media Trump Praises Acting Defense Chief, Says Shanahan Might Stay On
Author: 0 Trump Praises Acting Defense Chief, Says Shanahan Might Stay On

Shanahan is a former Boeing executive who joined the Pentagon in July 2017. "I am particularly distressed that he is resigning due to sharp differences with the president", the Kentucky Republican said in a statement. Anxious that weak ties between major militaries could lead to misunderstandings that snowball into conflict amid tense relations, USA officials had said Mattis was attempting to forge a relationship with Chinese military leaders.

Global Media United Kingdom defence secretary concerned about Huawei's role in 5G networks upgrade
Author: 0 United Kingdom defence secretary concerned about Huawei's role in 5G networks upgrade

Australia , New Zealand and the U.S. have restricted use of Huawei technology in 5G mobile networks, and Mr Williamson said the United Kingdom would look at their example. China's Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chunying said that she did not want to comment on the order as it had not been officially confirmed. Huawei and ZTE are both Chinese companies have that received ongoing scrutiny from the U.S.

Global Media Turkey Would Not Let US Inspect Russian S-400s
Author: 0 Turkey Would Not Let US Inspect Russian S-400s

According to the Daily Mail , Turkey has built up forces in its border cities of Kilis and al-Rai, and the country's foreign minister says they will begin moving into Syria as soon as possible amid anticipation of the imminent pullout of roughly 2,000 American military personnel.

Global Media FIRST glimpse of Putin's INVINCIBLE hypersonic missile
Author: 0 FIRST glimpse of Putin's INVINCIBLE hypersonic missile

While Russia boasts that Avangard can bypass any current missile defense systems in service today, US military experts have questioned the system's ability to live up to the claims. Putin said, according to Russia's state-run TASS news agency . A hypersonic glider is a warhead able to fly through the atmosphere at an exceptionally high speed.

Global Media Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly tsunami volcano
Author: 0 Indonesia hikes danger level for deadly tsunami volcano

After raising the volcano's alert level on Thursday, authorities went on to impose a five-kilometer exclusion zone. An moderate frequency natural disaster on Wednesday hit Indonesia which was recently devastated by a deadly volcano-triggered tsunami in Sunda Strait that claimed lives of more than 400 people.

Global Media Trump’s Rubicon moment in Iraq: Praising America’s 'warriors,' ending wars
Author: 0 Trump’s Rubicon moment in Iraq: Praising America’s 'warriors,' ending wars

The First Couple were on their way back from an army base in Iraq when they stopped to refuel and meet service members carrying MAGA hats who had waited up until 4am local time. "First time in 10 years", he said. Islah is headed by Moqtada al-Sadr Sadr who has long opposed the U.S. presence in Iraq since the US-led invasion toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003.

Global Media Trump, Visiting Troops in Iraq, Makes False Claims About Raising Military Pay
Author: 0 Trump, Visiting Troops in Iraq, Makes False Claims About Raising Military Pay

Making the covert trek to the Middle East has since been copied by President Barack Obama, and on Wednesday, President Donald Trump . Air Force One touched down at the Al Asad Air Base west of Baghdad after an overnight flight from Washington with first lady Melania Trump , a small group of aides and Secret Service agents, and a pool of reporters.

Global Media Trump to boy: Do you believe in Santa?
Author: 0 Trump to boy: Do you believe in Santa?

The president made the comments from the White House while he and the first lady, Melania Trump , fielded calls from a hotline for children wondering where Santa was. "The president wanted the shutdown, but he seems not to know how to get himself out of it", they said in the statement. "I would like to ask if he has any kids", she shares.

Global Media The birth of Jesus Christ brought another crisis… - Cleric
Author: 0 The birth of Jesus Christ brought another crisis… - Cleric

Pew was drawing on a survey carried out in 2017, which found that the percentage of Americans who believe in the details surrounding the birth of Christ had dropped in the three-year period from 2014 to 2017. Abraham said Christmas season is a time to be rejoicing for the gift of life and showing love to people in the community. "Let us receive him and rejoice with him", he said.

Global Media Nawaz sentenced to prison in Al-Azizia, acquitted in Flagship reference
Author: 0 Nawaz sentenced to prison in Al-Azizia, acquitted in Flagship reference

Nawaz Sharif party PML-N workers ahead of the verdict had gathered outside the accountability court in order to support their leader. He appealed that sentence and was released on bail in September. Sharif was found guilty of corruption charges relating to the purchase of Al-Azizia Steel Mills where prosecutors alleged that the Sharif family misappropriated government funds to buy the mills.

Global Media 5 dead in attack on foreign ministry building in Tripoli
Author: 0 5 dead in attack on foreign ministry building in Tripoli

They stormed the foreign ministry headquarters after a auto bomb exploded in front of the building. One of the two gunmen is believed to have been killed after an explosion was heard in the top floor of the building, politician Guma El-Gamaty who was in the area said.

Global Media Trump visits troops in Iraq
Author: 0 Trump visits troops in Iraq

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders tweeted that Trump's visit was made to thank troops for their service, success and sacrifice. The editor's note at the top of the article reads, "On Wednesday, a day after this article was published, President Trump made a surprise visit to Iraq to greet the us troops".

Global Media Ruth Bader Ginsburg: US Supreme Court judge leaves hospital
Author: 0 Ruth Bader Ginsburg: US Supreme Court judge leaves hospital

Chief Justice John Roberts joined Ginsburg and three others in opposing the ban, while new Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh and three others supported the move to limit asylum claims. No further treatment is planned. The court will meet next on January 7. In 2009, routine followup screening after Ginsburg's colorectal cancer 10 years earlier detected a lesion on her pancreas.

Global Media NBC5 Forecast: Storms return after Christmas | Weather
Author: 0 NBC5 Forecast: Storms return after Christmas | Weather

After two days of "quiet weather ", Wednesday will bring more snow to the Cascades, which received a lot this past weekend. The storm will impact travel for many, as the storm is expected to drop heavier snowfall amounts south toward the Twin Cities and west into North and South Dakota.

Global Media Russian Federation hopes to keep hotline with USA in Syria
Author: 0 Russian Federation hopes to keep hotline with USA in Syria

Ankara views the Kurdish forces as terrorists due to their links to an insurgent group inside Turkey. President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to pull troops out of Syria has handed the fight against Islamic State over to Turkey - and effectively given Ankara the green light to push into remaining Kurdish-controlled areas in northern Syria.

Global Media Indonesia tsunami: Wave crashes into pop concert by local band Seventeen
Author: 0 Indonesia tsunami: Wave crashes into pop concert by local band Seventeen

Another tsunami could strike Indonesia, experts have warned, after a powerful wave caused by a volcanic eruption killed hundreds when it swallowed coastal settlements, taking earthquake-focused disaster monitors by surprise. He also ordered the social ministry to provide aid and compensation to families of the dead as quickly as possible. "If you are in the area, please follow the local authorities' advice".

Global Media US Demands For 'Immediate Release' Of Two Canadians Detained By China
Author: 0 US Demands For 'Immediate Release' Of Two Canadians Detained By China

Freeland says China's detention of two Canadian citizens in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive is a worrying precedent that has resonated with allies. Details about the other detainee, businessman Michael Spavor , who promotes exchanges with North Korea , were not available. There is no information on Spavor, though both he and Kovrig have been visited by a Canadian consul.

Global Media Fundraiser Seeks to Give Migrants ‘Ladders’ to Scale Trump’s Wall
Author: 0 Fundraiser Seeks to Give Migrants ‘Ladders’ to Scale Trump’s Wall

Brian Kolfage , a triple amputee Iraq war veteran, has answered the call. He said he's mirroring this effort off of the $7.5 million donation that was forked over to fix the Washington Monument. You can donate to " Ladders to Get Over Trump's Wall " here. Presenting his credentials that he has lost 3 limbs while being in a warzone, Kolfage enlists the support of countrymen for building up the wall, claiming that he had contacts with the Trump administration and had been regularly showing ...

Global Media Turks 'push troops' to town held by Kurds in north Syria
Author: 0 Turks 'push troops' to town held by Kurds in north Syria

Manbij was at the centre of an agreement the US and Turkey reached in June under which Kurdish forces were to withdraw. Mattis, 68, had said he would leave at the end of February to allow a smooth transition for the next chief of the world's top military power - but a reportedly angry Trump accelerated his departure by two months.

Global Media Top Trump aide says government shutdown may go into New Year
Author: 0 Top Trump aide says government shutdown may go into New Year

But as Trump faced criticism from conservatives for "caving" on a campaign promise, he pushed the House to approve a package temporarily financing the government but also setting aside $5.7 billion for the border wall . This is the third partial government shutdown of the year, even though Trump's own Republican party still controls both the House and Senate. The budget stand-off could drag on into January, when the new Congress is seated, including a House controlled by Democrats.

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