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Global Media $100m Armstrong lawsuit finally given green light
Author: 0 $100m Armstrong lawsuit finally given green light

Former Armstrong teammate Floyd Landis filed suit in 2010 for fraud and was subsequently joined by the government under the Misrepresentation Act, which authorizes individuals to sue a person or company for misleading the federal government.

Global Media Woman fatally mauled by recently adopted dog
Author: 0 Woman fatally mauled by recently adopted dog

But ABC News reported that she was slain by the dog, a mastiff she recently had adopted. EMS transported the woman to Weill Cornell Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead, police said. The city medical examiner will determine the cause of death and the investigation was ongoing, according to the NYPD . There was no immediate comment from animal care officials.

Global Media Man Mistakenly Texts Murder Plot Arrangement To Ex-Boss
Author: 0 Man Mistakenly Texts Murder Plot Arrangement To Ex-Boss

Jeff Lytle of Monroe, Washington , allegedly meant to text a man named Shayne about a murder arrangement. Upon receiving the misdirected text, the concerned recipient immediately alerted police. But it continues to get better. Lytle told police he knows no one named " Shayne ", and that the text in question was written months ago following an argument he had had with his wife.

Global Media NORKS fires missile that India reckons it could shoot down in flight
Author: 0 NORKS fires missile that India reckons it could shoot down in flight

Following the missile launch, the USA special envoy for North Korea policy, Amb. "It also verified the position control and guidance in the middle section and section of re-entry after the separation of the improved warhead of the missile which can be tipped with a nuclear warhead, the feature of evading interception ...", the North's state-run KCNA said.

Global Media Tens of thousands defy cold to protest for 13th day
Author: 0 Tens of thousands defy cold to protest for 13th day

The protests, which peaked on February 5 with more than 200,000 people in the capital, started after Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu's Social Democratic (PSD) cabinet watered down anti-corruption rules with the decree. But parliament, where the ruling coalition holds a big majority, still has to vote on whether to confirm the decree's withdrawal. On Friday, Liviu Dragnea, the Social Democrat leader and lower house speaker, said parliament should meet to approve the withdrawal as soon as ...

Global Media Kate Middleton, Duke of Cambridge Attend 2017 BAFTA Film Awards in London
Author: 0 Kate Middleton, Duke of Cambridge Attend 2017 BAFTA Film Awards in London

Some of Hollywood's brightest stars braved the cold on Sunday night to attend the 2017 BAFTA awards - but it was the Duchess of Cambridge who stole the show. Frothy musical " La La Land " took five prizes including best picture, but major awards also went to tough welfare-state drama "I, Daniel Blake" and fractured-family stories "Lion" and " Manchester by the Sea ".

Author: 0 HRW slams 'unlawful' deportation of Afghan refugees

An worldwide rights defender has accused Pakistan and the United Nations refugee agency of complicity in promoting "unlawful and coerced" repatriation of tens of thousands of Afghan refugees. UNHCR therefore fundamentally abrogated its refugee protection mandate by effectively supporting Pakistan's mass refoulement, thereby making UNHCR complicit in these violations, "the report said".

Global Media Valentine's Day flower trends: More requests for tropical bouquets
Author: 0 Valentine's Day flower trends: More requests for tropical bouquets

He says to keeps those Valentine's Day flowers looking great be sure to trim the stems and keep them in fresh water. "It's our second biggest day of the year after Mother's Day", she said. For Lai, the demand for Valentine bouquets has dropped by up to 30% compared to better times. It's not that they can not afford it, but flowers are non-essential.

Global Media Outflow Over Emergency Spillway Slows At Oroville Dam
Author: 0 Outflow Over Emergency Spillway Slows At Oroville Dam

Meanwhile, Sikh temples, churches, and schools in the Sacramento area have opened their doors to all evacuated people, offering food and shelter. Construction on the Oroville Dam was completed in 1967 and scales 770 feet, 44 feet taller than the Hoover Dam along the Colorado River.

Author: 0 Senator Warren forced not to quote Coretta King

The Senate voted 52 to 47 on Wednesday to confirm Sessions as attorney general. Elizabeth Warren's use of a letter written by the late Coretta Scott King to protest against Sessions' confirmation. "We need a lawful system of immigration", Mr Sessions said after he was sworn in. Like he did, I will cast my nomination against the vote of Sen. "Nevertheless, she persisted", McConnell said, referencing Warren's interruption earlier in the night by Senator Steve Daines, who had informed Warren ...

Global Media Hamas appoints new party chief in Gaza Strip
Author: 0 Hamas appoints new party chief in Gaza Strip

Hamas appointed its prominent military commander Yehiya Sinwar to head its operations at its power base in the Gaza Strip Monday. He was released in a 2011 prisoner swap to free Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit and added to the US terrorism blacklist in 2015.

Global Media Trump say appeals court decision on travel ban was 'political'
Author: 0 Trump say appeals court decision on travel ban was 'political'

White House officials denied news reports that the President would not appeal the case to the Supreme Court. The president's nominee, Neil Grouch, could not be confirmed in time to take part in any consideration of the ban. "You'll be seeing that sometime next week", Trump said speaking at the White House. "Although our jurisprudence has long counseled deference to the political branches on matters of immigration and national security", the three judges wrote in a unanimous opinion, ...

Global Media Uh oh. Trump's official inauguration poster has a typo
Author: 0 Uh oh. Trump's official inauguration poster has a typo

The Hill said the page went down between 9:30 and 10 p.m. on Sunday. It's since removed the print from its online store, the Associated Press reports (the Internet Archive website has an archived version ). Similarly, in December, Trump was teased after he misspelled unprecedented as " unpresidented " in a tweet accusing China of stealing a USA underwater drone.

Author: 0 Samsung Bixby: Trademark application uncovers new logo

For now, Samsung seems to be focused on Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8 Plus smartphones, which is revealed to launch at the end of March. Interestingly we recently reported on a rumor for a Galaxy S8 Plus suggesting it could have a screen size of 6.2-inches, so it will be interesting to see where Samsung goes with the Note 8.

Global Media Iraqi air force 'kills 77' in strikes aimed at IS leader Baghdadi
Author: 0 Iraqi air force 'kills 77' in strikes aimed at IS leader Baghdadi

US -backed Iraqi forces have completed the first phase of the campaign to retake Mosul, removing the militants from the eastern side of the city last month. Iraq's military said dozens of other IS militants were also killed in other strikes in the same area as part of the operation. Several U.S. intelligence agencies declined to make any official comment about the Iraqi military claims.

Global Media Kenya Jails Striking Doctors' Union Officials
Author: 0 Kenya Jails Striking Doctors' Union Officials

Masika. Last month, President Uhuru Kenyatta offered the union an across the board salary increase of 40 percent, if they would end the strike. Raila has condemned the move calling it the lowest moment of the nation adding that the court sentence has shown that the Jubilee government is incompetent.

Author: 0 New Russia revelations pose new problems for Trump's NSA

Federal officials told the Times that they read the transcript and Flynn did discuss lifting sanctions. Trump administration officials have since denied that Flynn and Kislyak spoke about sanctions in phone calls before the president entered office.

Author: 0 European Union chief Jean-Claude Juncker 'will not seek second term'

In the radio program set to air on Sunday, Junker said he fears the coming Brexit talks might easily "divide the other 27 member states without great effort". "While we're negotiating with the British, we have to agree on the definitive visions for this continent if we want to avoid an apocalyptic mood", Juncker said.

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