Global Media


White House clashes with ethics office White House clashes with ethics office
- July 07, 2017

Shaub, an attorney, has accepted a job with the Campaign Legal Center, a nonpartisan organization of election-law experts. Since then, Shaub has pressed the White House to look into Kellyanne Conway's Fox News comments about Ivanka Trump's clothing line-"I'm going to give a free commercial here: Go buy it today, everybody", Conway said-and continually pestered the White House to disclose any ethics waivers provided to White House staff. (more...)
Illinois State Capitol locked down over powdered substance in governor's office Illinois State Capitol locked down over powdered substance in governor's office
- July 07, 2017

One person was taken into custody, said Dave Druker, a spokesman for the Secretary of State's office, which oversees Capitol security. Rauner had earlier implored the General Assembly to sustain his vetoes of a $36 billion spending plan financed with a $5 billion income tax increase. (more...)
Lil Wayne Drops 4 New Songs Amid Ongoing Cash Money Drama Lil Wayne Drops 4 New Songs Amid Ongoing Cash Money Drama
- July 07, 2017

The new music from the rapper includes his own freestyle verse over Playboi Carti's " Magnolia " and three new songs including "Fireworks", "Loyalty" and "Mula Gang". It should be noted that these songs aren't a part of Weezy's forthcoming Dedication 6 project, which DJ Drama teased very recently. When Lil Wayne said, "I'm fighting for my independence today" on his Instagram post , he actually was alluding to his slow production of Tha Carter V because of the prolonged legal uproar ... (more...)
'Frictionless' Brexit an impossibility, says Barnier
- July 07, 2017

At a speech at the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels, Mr Barnier said that after Brexit the United Kingdom will become "a third country" and that businesses should prepare for the uncertainty. That is not possible. Likewise, those who argue that you can leave the single market and build a customs union to achieve " frictionless trade" are wrong. (more...)
4 children, man dead after 'horrendous' stabbing in Georgia; mother detained 4 children, man dead after 'horrendous' stabbing in Georgia; mother detained
- July 07, 2017

Police said in a statement they did not know if the man found inside with the children was their father, but believed the family lived together at the house. The hospitalized girl was still alive Thursday afternoon, police said in a brief update on the case. Authorities did not release any information about the child who survived the apparent attack, and a hospital spokeswoman said she could not comment. (more...)
Activist Mommy Rallies Prayers For Baby Charlie Gard Activist Mommy Rallies Prayers For Baby Charlie Gard
- July 07, 2017

Successive legal attempts by Charlie's parents failed as judges in the High Court, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court in London ruled in favour of doctors, while the European Court of Human Rights declined to hear the couple's appeal. A spokesman at the Vatican's hospital said Wednesday that Great Ormond Street Hospital turned down the offer, citing legal reasons, but that officials are still working on a solution. (more...)
Sensex Rises 85 Points; Nifty Up 19 Points Sensex Rises 85 Points; Nifty Up 19 Points
- July 06, 2017

Indian shares rose for a second straight session on Thursday, led by a rally in state-owned lenders such as State Bank of India after recent falls. Sector-wise, BSE realty index gained the most by rising 1.57 per cent, followed by FMCG index 0.75 per cent, PSU 0.68 per cent, bank 0.45 per cent, auto 0.37 per cent, metal 0.32 per cent, capital goods 0.13 per cent and healthcare 0.12 per cent. (more...)
Mustang makes safety strides as Ibiza sets new benchmark Mustang makes safety strides as Ibiza sets new benchmark
- July 06, 2017

Alfa Romeo's new off-roader, the Stelvio, did exceptionally well in adult occupant protection, with a near-perfect 97 percent score, matching competitors like the Volvo XC90, assessed in 2015. "We will continue to apply pressure on carmakers to ensure United Kingdom drivers have the safest possible cars". While three stars is still unremarkable, Michiel van Ratingen welcomed the changes, explaining: "It is good to see that after 20 years Euro NCAP's call for safety improvement still strikes ... (more...)
Pregnant Florida Woman Delivers Baby After Being Struck by Lightning Pregnant Florida Woman Delivers Baby After Being Struck by Lightning
- July 06, 2017

Meghan Davidson , 26, was found barely breathing in Whispering Palms, a Fort Myers, Florida , community living center on Saturday after she was hit in the head by a bolt of lighting, NBC-2 reports. He said anyone who hears thunder is close enough to a thunderstorm to be struck by lightning . "A lightning strike can result in a cardiac arrest (heart stopping) at the time of the injury, although some victims may appear to have a delayed death a few days later if they are resuscitated but ... (more...)
Southern Japan areas devastated by floods Southern Japan areas devastated by floods
- July 06, 2017

One man managed a narrow escape when a landslide crushed his home on a steep mountain slope, NHK reported. The heavy rainfall comes on the heels of a deadly typhoon that hit southern China, killing 56 people and causing around $4 billion in damage. (more...)
Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings: Iran move seven places up Federation Internationale de Football Association rankings: Iran move seven places up
- July 06, 2017

Stephen Constantine had taken over the position of the coach when India was ranked 173 which was nearly two years back but since then India has improved immensely and the credit should go to the coach who has worked very hard with the team to get them into the top 100. (more...)
Man involved in disappearance of Chinese student denied bail Man involved in disappearance of Chinese student denied bail
- July 06, 2017

U.S. Magistrate Judge Eric Long ordered Christensen, 28, a former UI graduate student from Wisconsin, held in federal custody without bail indefinitely until his trial. "This is the most urgent thing at the moment", Liu said. Bruno also argued that keeping their client in the Macon County Jail, about an hour away, puts them at a disadvantage. (more...)
Russia Monitoring Polish-US Talks on LNG Supplies Russia Monitoring Polish-US Talks on LNG Supplies
- July 06, 2017

I think it could very well have been Russian Federation. "As you know, Polish Americans came out in droves in the last election and I was very happy with that result", Trump said. He had unnerved allies in May, not least those in the east concerned about Russia's more assertive military posture, by failing to explicitly endorse the principle of collective defence enshrined in the Nato treaty. (more...)
Manchester United agree £75m fee with Chelsea target, deal nearly done
- July 06, 2017

The site added that the Red Devils have also stopped negotiations with Real Madrid over Alvaro Morata after the Spanish side refused to drop their asking price. His ability isn't in question: he was the Premier League's second-highest scorer last season behind Harry Kane, with 25 goals , while his hitting double figures in five consecutive seasons between the ages of 18 and 24 really is some achievement. (more...)
Met Office issues yellow weather warning for rain on Thursday Met Office issues yellow weather warning for rain on Thursday
- July 06, 2017

The isolated thunderstorms are likely to develop across parts of Wales and England from tomorrow, before clearing east on Friday. A weather warning remains in place for heavy rain and storms in Kent and Medway tomorrow. "There will be lots of places that will stay dry". "This could lead to localised flooding and disruption to travel, particularly in urban areas". "We urge people not to drive though flood water - it is often deeper than it looks and just 30cm of flowing water is enough to ... (more...)
5.8 magnitude quake rattles Helena area 5.8 magnitude quake rattles Helena area
- July 06, 2017

Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo Dutton said Lincoln lost electricity as a result of the quake, but the power has since been restored. The USGS says shaking was reported by people in communities such as Helena, Missoula, Great Falls, Bozeman, and Whitefish. (more...)
Polish leader to talk security, business, energy with Trump Polish leader to talk security, business, energy with Trump
- July 06, 2017

Welcoming Xi Tuesday, Putin said they would focus on economic and worldwide issues. Meanwhile, Mr Xi set off on a visit to Russia yesterday, stressing the grave threat a United States anti-missile system in South Korea poses to both Chinese and Russian interests. (more...)
No extension to Sahara to clear Rs 552 crore: SC No extension to Sahara to clear Rs 552 crore: SC
- July 06, 2017

This cheque of Rs 552 crore is the second instalment of payment by the Sahara Group as part of the Rs 2,000 crore assurance given to the top court by Roy on April 27. Sikri directed Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to submit the same for encashment on July 15. "If this is the rate at which we are going, why not auction Aamby Valley". (more...)
New markets key for Arrium: Gupta New markets key for Arrium: Gupta
- July 06, 2017

Speaking of the employees at Arrium, he said the sale "ensures their future and ends 15 months of uncertainty". The Australian Steel Institute said GFG's plans bode well for the entire steel industry supply chain and its ability to meet the nation's infrastructure needs. (more...)
U.S. threatens North Korea with military action U.S. threatens North Korea with military action
- July 06, 2017

North Korea said the missile flew on a steep trajectory, going 1,741 miles above the Earth before splashing down in the sea 578 miles from its launch site. But Trump has expressed growing irritation at Beijing's reluctance to tighten the screw on Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile programs. "Much of the burden of enforcing United Nations sanctions rests with China", she said. (more...)