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Global Media Pope hopes his Arabian trip will help Islam-Christian relations
Author: 0 Pope hopes his Arabian trip will help Islam-Christian relations

Reporting by The Associated Press and other news media, as well as the reckoning demanded by the #MeToo movement, has brought the issue of sexual violence against nuns to the fore, such that #Nunstoo has been trending in recent days. Pope Francis' admission of the problem was "the umpteenth blow to the Church's image, but also an occasion to show that change really is under way", Ms Lucetta Scaraffia said.

Global Media President Trump to Hold MAGA Rally in El Paso on Monday
Author: 0 President Trump to Hold MAGA Rally in El Paso on Monday

Additionally, Trump 2020 campaign manager Brad Parscale said the rally will be held less than 1000 feet from the "successful border fence that keeps El Paso safe". Additionally, the number of large groups - more than 100 people - encountered by Border Patrol skyrocketed this fiscal year, the official said. The president has repeatedly made inaccurate and false statements about drugs and crime along the border, including those about El Paso.

Global Media Black Caucus again calls on Northam to resign
Author: 0 Black Caucus again calls on Northam to resign

I have never done anything like what she suggests". Tyson described herself as a "proud Democrat ", whose only interest was to refute the "falsehoods and aspersions of my character", she wrote. Tyson's statement - along with the fact that she hired the same law firm that represented Dr. Christine Blasey Ford during Ford's allegations a year ago against now Supreme Court Justice Brent Kavanaugh - was a sign to Fairfax and his team that the story wasn't going anywhere.

Global Media It’s Happening: Elizabeth Warren Is Officially Running for President
Author: 0 It’s Happening: Elizabeth Warren Is Officially Running for President

The Massachusetts senator revealed on New Years Eve that she was forming an exploratory committee to test the waters for her likely presidential run. You moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us paid for. The outdoor rally - on the steps of a former cotton mill and the site of a historic labor strike led by women and immigrants - was meant to position Warren as the leader of a renewed crusade against what she called the "corrupt" influence of large companies and powerful ...

Global Media Kirsten Gillibrand: I Believe Vanessa Tyson, Meredith Watson -- Fairfax Should Resign
Author: 0 Kirsten Gillibrand: I Believe Vanessa Tyson, Meredith Watson -- Fairfax Should Resign

Watson is reluctantly coming forward out of a strong sense of civic duty and her belief that those seeking or serving in public office should be of the highest character ", said her attorney, Nancy Erika Smith in a statement Friday. She turned and asked: "'Why did you do it?' Mr. Fairfax answered: "'I knew that because of what happened to you past year, you'd be too afraid to say anything'".

Global Media Khashoggi 'victim of brutal killing, perpetrated by Saudi officials' - UN-led inquiry
Author: 0 Khashoggi 'victim of brutal killing, perpetrated by Saudi officials' - UN-led inquiry

Khashoggi , a Washington Post columnist who wrote critically about Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul on October 2. It was "unconscionable" that Saudi authorities continued to fail to disclose the whereabouts of Mr. Khashoggi's remains "after having admitted that he met his death within their custody in their consular premises", she added.

Global Media Taliban: Half of USA troops to leave Afghanistan by May 1
Author: 0 Taliban: Half of USA troops to leave Afghanistan by May 1

Delegates at the Moscow meet also crucially opened the door for the government to attend future talks - despite the Taliban's steadfast refusal to engage with Kabul . US-led forces in 2001 toppled the hardline Taliban for harboring the al Qaeda militants responsible for the September 11 attacks. The gathering has been criticized by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani .

Global Media Thailand blames Aust for al-Araibi plight
Author: 0 Thailand blames Aust for al-Araibi plight

Thailand defended on Wednesday its arrest of a Bahraini footballer with refugee status in Australia, saying officials only detained him because Australian authorities sent an Interpol "red notice" after he boarded a plane to Bangkok . Former Australia and Crystal Palace defender Craig Foster and the Australian and worldwide players' unions have been leading a campaign for the release of Al-Araibi.

Global Media Get Brussels to talk and we will give you more time
Author: 0 Get Brussels to talk and we will give you more time

The Prime Minister will use a speech in Northern Ireland today to acknowledge that it is a "concerning time" but "we will find a way to deliver Brexit " while avoiding a hard border with Ireland. Appearing alongside Juncker, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said the withdrawal agreement already represents a compromise by the European Union, who initially only wanted the backstop plan to encompass Northern Ireland.

Global Media Donald Trump will keep troops in Iraq to 'watch Iran'
Author: 0 Donald Trump will keep troops in Iraq to 'watch Iran'

Everybody's exhausted". Earlier that month, Trump announced that the US would withdraw troops from Syria, claiming that the USA had defeated ISIS in the country. The Defense Department watchdog report warned that even with the IS forces on the run, the group "is still able to coordinate offensives and counter-offensives, as well as operate as a decentralized insurgency".

Global Media Nagasaki mayor urges US, Russia to keep INF treaty
Author: 0 Nagasaki mayor urges US, Russia to keep INF treaty

On Friday, the United States announced the suspension of its participation in the Cold War era treaty that banned ground-launched medium-range missiles with a range of 310-3,400 miles. Defense experts say that because ground-based intermediate-range missiles are cheaper than sea and air-launched versions, Russian Federation could theoretically place more of them within range of European targets.

Global Media Freezing rain leads to school bus cancellations
Author: 0 Freezing rain leads to school bus cancellations

The weather agency is expecting a prolonged period of freezing precipitation that'll start Tuesday night and continue throughout much of Wednesday . From a wake-up temperature of -10 C, Monday's forecast high is 1 C rising to 6 C overnight. Northeast winds gusting up to 50 km/h will also generate local blowing snow, leading to reduced visibilities.

Global Media Kim Chiu celebrates Chinese New Year with family
Author: 0 Kim Chiu celebrates Chinese New Year with family

It can often take a while to recover from lengthy celebrations and with China's "Year of the Pig" festivities officially starting on Tuesday 5 February ocean carriers will be hoping that the hangover in terms of freight rates is short-lived and that like the pig, is associated with wealth .

Global Media Canada announces $53M in aid to people of Venezuela
Author: 0 Canada announces $53M in aid to people of Venezuela

Sweden, Denmark, Austria, the Netherlands and Lithuania also lined up behind Guaido, who also has the backing of the United States and many South American nations . The challenge for the Lima Group is that Mexico opposes measures to oust Maduro. The moves by European powers further isolate Maduro, who has already lost the recognition of a host of nations, including the United States , Canada, Brazil, Colombia, Argentina and Israel.

Global Media US intelligence heads contradict Trump on various threats
Author: 0 US intelligence heads contradict Trump on various threats

President Donald Trump continued to downplay much of the criticism coming his way following an intelligence assessment that contradicted his administration's take on some of the global threats facing the US. "Progress being made-big difference!" he said. But his list of concrete achievements has not grown in the months since that meeting, and his own intelligence chiefs believe there is little likelihood Kim will voluntarily give up his nuclear weapons or the missiles capable of carrying ...

Global Media India monitoring detention of students after USA sting operation
Author: 0 India monitoring detention of students after USA sting operation

Documents filed in court by federal prosecutors said as many as 600 students were enrolled at the fake institution, University of Farmington, set up by immigration officials for the sting operation to catch student visa fraud. The university was a cover to identify recruiters who were part of illegal immigration. The ministry said a 24/7 helpline has been established in the Indian Embassy in Washington for assistance/queries related to the detention of Indian students.

Global Media 59-Fight MMA Veteran with Pending Murder Charges Escapes from Prison Transport
Author: 0 59-Fight MMA Veteran with Pending Murder Charges Escapes from Prison Transport

Apparently, when the Montgomery County sheriff's deputies stopped for food at a McDonald's, Marks, a veteran of almost 60 MMA fights, seized his opportunity as he was able to escape and is still on the run as of this writing. April Pease, Marks' ex-girlfriend and mother of a son, was reported missing March 17, 2009, according to The Charley Project. She is accused of allowing Marks and Maxwell to stay in her home between January 5 and January 9.

Global Media Budget 2019: Govt Woke Up Late To Distress In Real Estate Sector
Author: 0 Budget 2019: Govt Woke Up Late To Distress In Real Estate Sector

Satish Acharya takes a dig at the tax rebate plan for people earning up to Rs 5 lakh a year as he takes aim at the Modi government for failing to create jobs. The government proposed to increase the TDS limit applicable to rental income by one-thirds to Rs 2.4 lakh, compared to the existing threshold. The government's total expenditure is estimated to increase 13.3% in 2019-20 from the revised estimates for the current year.

Global Media Senate Vote Opposes Ending US Wars In Syria And Afghanistan
Author: 0 Senate Vote Opposes Ending US Wars In Syria And Afghanistan

Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, and H.R. McMaster, former National Security Council adviser, repeatedly warned Trump not to make a swift withdrawal from the Middle East. Thursday's vote serves notice to the White House that senior Republican leaders want a reversal of Trump's order to withdraw USA special forces from Syria and a check on future plans to withdraw troops in Afghanistan.

Global Media Virginia governor now says it's not him in racist yearbook page
Author: 0 Virginia governor now says it's not him in racist yearbook page

Ralph Northam (D) will reportedly not be resigning on Saturday morning over a recently surfaced racist photo from his old medical school yearbook. The source , who requested not to be named because of the sensitivity of the situation, adds that Northam is telling associates that it is not him in the photo.

Global Media Sen. Cory Booker launches 2020 bid
Author: 0 Sen. Cory Booker launches 2020 bid

Booker has always been seen as rising star in the Democratic party but he will face tough competition from a diverse pool of other prominent members, including Elizabeth Warren , Kamala Harris , Tulsi Gabbard and Julian Castro . "Together, America, we will rise", he adds. The Hill first reported the senator's impending announcement, as sources said Booker had approached members of the Congressional Black Caucus requesting their support.

Global Media Warnings upgraded as heavy snow forecast
Author: 0 Warnings upgraded as heavy snow forecast

Dan Holley, of Norwich-based Weatherquest, said the approaching weather system was looking "quite weak" with any snow accumulations "generally small and insignificant". South East 4x4 Response, a team of highly skilled volunteers , is preparing to rescue motorists who could become trapped in the snow. Southeastern Trains said 21 services were being cancelled or altered on Thursday morning to minimise the impact of ice forming on the rails.

Global Media Trump says Republicans are 'wasting their time' talking wall funding with Dems
Author: 0 Trump says Republicans are 'wasting their time' talking wall funding with Dems

Trump also indicated in another tweet the extent to which he may already be resigned to Congress not satisfying him on "the DESPERATELY needed WALL ". But Pelosi's move could be part of a longer game that doesn't totally line up with reactions from either side of the aisle. The high-stakes talks are taking place against the backdrop of another possible shutdown in mid-February - an outcome Trump's Republican allies in the Senate are especially eager to avoid.

Global Media Dramatic temperature swings heading to Midwest
Author: 0 Dramatic temperature swings heading to Midwest

By nightfall the mercury was hovering at -14C in Detroit and -29C in Minneapolis. The cold has frozen sections of Niagara Falls and sent blocks of ice floating down the river winding through Chicago's downtown. It has been more than 20 years since a similar Arctic blast covered a swath of the Midwest and Northeast, according to the weather service. A low of minus 10F (minus 23C) was forecast in Chicago and elsewhere in northern IL on Wednesday.

Global Media DUP must see merit of May’s deal say business groups
Author: 0 DUP must see merit of May’s deal say business groups

A government spokesman later issued a statement to clarify that Mr Varadkar was not referring to the Irish Army. If Britain quits the European Union without an accord on 29 March, there are concerns infrastructure will be needed to enforce customs and regulations at the new edge of the trading bloc.

Global Media Prosecutors: Mueller Filing on Russian Company Was Itself Used for Disinformation
Author: 0 Prosecutors: Mueller Filing on Russian Company Was Itself Used for Disinformation

A Russian Twitter account published documents from one of the cases special counsel Robert Mueller has filed in an effort to spread disinformation, according to a new report. Concord has pleaded not guilty and is the only Russian entity charged in the Mueller probe to appear in court to mount a defense. The filing also said that defense lawyers told the Mueller team that the vendor it was using reported no unauthorized access to the nonsensitive files.

Global Media Woman with baby dies after falling down NYC subway stairs
Author: 0 Woman with baby dies after falling down NYC subway stairs

Her daughter, Rhylee, was found conscious, strapped in her pram, and was treated at the scene. Goodson's death drew wide attention Tuesday. Here's what you need to know. The station where the accident occurred does not have an elevator and only has one escalator going up. This will be accomplished through the addition of up to 50 elevators over the next five years.

Global Media At least 3 deaths attributed to the extreme cold in US
Author: 0 At least 3 deaths attributed to the extreme cold in US

He noted the record heat now in Australia. Two-thirds of the continental United States will be a frozen ice box today as the so-called polar vortex of frigid arctic air spins across the U.S. The sky will stay sunny on Tuesday afternoon and the highs will stay mild. We'll start the day with wind chills around 0 to -5° in north central Kansas and around 5 to 10° for the rest of the state.

Global Media Snow warning as temperatures to remain low this week
Author: 0 Snow warning as temperatures to remain low this week

Power cuts could occur in some areas and mobile phone coverage, may also be affected, the Met Office added. Wintry conditions are expected to hit Scotland this week as temperatures plummet, with weather warnings for ice and snow now in place across the country.

Global Media US imposes sanctions against Venezuela's state-owned oil company
Author: 0 US imposes sanctions against Venezuela's state-owned oil company

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido has called for demonstrations two days this week in his latest bid to sway the country's military to his side and away from leader Nicolas Maduro. "We can not hand pick leaders for other countries on behalf of multinational corporate interests", she said one tweet . The preferred outcome, Rubio said, is that Maduro leaves office and that within 30 to 45 days, Venezuela holds a new presidential election.

Global Media Roger Stone Fundraising Off Arrest
Author: 0 Roger Stone Fundraising Off Arrest

Trump was also pursuing a plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow", the NYT reported . "There is no circumstance whatsoever under which I will bear false witness against the president nor will I make up lies to ease the pressure on myself", Stone said after being released.

Global Media Macedonia will change its name. Here's why it matters
Author: 0 Macedonia will change its name. Here's why it matters

Macedonia's parliament approved constitutional changes to rename the country North Macedonia on January 11. Many Greeks are particularly angered by the fact that under the agreement, the official nationality of the citizens of the country to their north will be official known as "Macedonian/citizen of the Republic of North Macedonia", meaning Greece will be recognizing Macedonian nationality.

Global Media Wind chill advisory for Richland County on Friday morning
Author: 0 Wind chill advisory for Richland County on Friday morning

Low temperatures will in the single digits and winds gusting up to 30 miles per hour will create wind chills of 10-20 degrees below zero. The National Weather Service's " Wind Chill Chart " shows how quickly frostbite can occur. Again. We'll see temperatures, actual air readings, near -15. But the much bigger push will be coming Sunday night and lasting through much of Monday .

Global Media Taliban talks ends with progress on draft peace deal
Author: 0 Taliban talks ends with progress on draft peace deal

The Taliban has continued fierce armed assaults on Afghan targets in recent weeks, even as its representatives in Doha met with USA officials. "If we don't get all the pieces right, one piece alone doesn't suffice", he added. "We are moving forward and a lot of progress has been made so far". The US has been pushing the Taliban to declare a ceasefire and agree to hold talks with the Afghan government to make it truly Afghan-led.

Global Media Suspect at Large After Five Shot Dead in Louisiana
Author: 0 Suspect at Large After Five Shot Dead in Louisiana

According to Webre, Theriot lived with his parents "for a brief period of time but was recently asked to leave the residence and not to return". A family member of several victims in separate shootings that left five people dead in Louisiana said she believes her niece had just started dating the shooting suspect, and that some family members didn't get a good vibe from him.

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