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Author: 0 Garbage Collapse Kills 10 in Sri Lanka

Guttila Silva, a former mayor and local politician, said residents were angry that the Colombo Municipality had continued to dump hundreds of tons of garbage at the dump daily despite safety concerns. They said 625 people were given temporary shelter at a government-run school as the authorities looked for alternative accommodation for those living near the dump.

Global Media Man showed slaying live on Facebook, police say
Author: 0 Man showed slaying live on Facebook, police say

A manhunt is under way for a suspect whom Cleveland police say filmed his fatal shooting of an elderly man, in a video that he posted to Facebook. Cleveland Police were interviewing Stephens' girlfriend on Sunday, Loomis said. He is considered armed and risky. Anyone with information is asked to call 911. The requests he made on the Facebook posts were to talk to his mother and another woman, which is the woman he had named to the elderly victim.

Author: 0 Russian Federation vetoes United Nations draft resolution on Syria gas attack probe

Putin also asserted that Syria has complied with an agreement to dispose of chemical weapons "so far as we know". Just as Tillerson sat down for talks with Lavrov earlier on Wednesday, a senior Russian official assailed the "primitiveness and loutishness" of USA rhetoric, part of a volley of statements that appeared timed to maximize the awkwardness during the first visit by a member of Trump's cabinet.

Global Media Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat after divisive confirmation
Author: 0 Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat after divisive confirmation

Kennedy, 80, often a swing vote on the court, presided, a reminder that Gorsuch's ascendance may not be this president's final chance to influence the direction of the high court. Two federal judges made a decision to put the ban on hold, and lawyers for the administration are appealing. Presidents change and lawmakers come and go, but The Washington Times is always here, and FREE online.

Author: 0 Haley: No political solution in Syria with Assad in power

Two US Navy destroyers in the Mediterranean Sea fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Shayrat air base in western Homs province at about 04:40 Syrian time (01:40 GMT) on Friday. strike. The Turkish foreign minister, whose country is a strong backer of the Syrian opposition, said the US missile strikes were not enough. Mevlut Cavusoglu said Saturday that the USA intervention was only "cosmetic" unless it removes Assad from power.

Author: 0 Turks vote in historic referendum on introduction of Presidential system

Earlier , amendments to Turkey's Constitution got more than 330 votes in the Parliament, which allows putting the Constitutional changes to a public voting. Erdogan, who became president in 2014 after serving as premier from 2003, could then seek two more five-year mandates. The ballots themselves did not include the referendum question - it was assumed to be understood.

Author: 0 Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

Jonathan Aronie, who is lead monitor for the agreement between the DOJ and New Orleans, said , " The consent decree is in place ". One side likes what Sessions is saying, the other not so much. Some police chiefs are vowing to continue with the reforms outlined in their consent decrees, regardless of who is in office. The Obama Justice Department opened roughly two dozen investigations of police departments, and 14 of them ended in consent decrees.

Global Media USA security adviser says N.Korea behavior 'can't continue'
Author: 0 USA security adviser says N.Korea behavior 'can't continue'

He continued saying "In these troubled times in this part of the world your courage and your valour still amazes the American people". Amid sharply heightened tension over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, McMaster said the United States and allies were studying all actions " short of a military option ", though the Trump administration has taken pains never to completely rule that out.

Author: 0 In Iraq, Trump's son-in-law, Kushner, goes to base 10 miles from Mosul

The United States is leading an global coalition fighting the IS group, launching air strikes to assist Iraqi forces on the ground. But when presented with information indicating that was not accurate, the official said the timing of his arrival was unclear but confirmed that Kushner was scheduled to be in Iraq on Monday.

Author: 0 No-fly zone: Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter

Commissioners in a Florida county are so exhausted of spending money on President Donald Trump's frequent visits to his Mar-a-Lago resort, some are suggesting a special tax be levied against the property. President Trump was quick to criticize then-President Barack Obama for golfing, but that didn't stop him from hitting the course for the 16th time over the weekend.

Global Media Egypt acquits American woman detained for 3 years
Author: 0 Egypt acquits American woman detained for 3 years

During her arrest in Cairo at the offices of the Belady Foundaton, an organisation which helps street children, police arrested everyone inside the building. "The case of Aya Hijazi and her co-defendants has been nothing less than a travesty of justice", said Joe Stork, deputy Middle East director for Human Rights Watch, before the verdict .

Global Media North Korea Missile Launch Fails A Day After Military Parade
Author: 0 North Korea Missile Launch Fails A Day After Military Parade

Specifically, in fact, it reportedly "exploded immediately" after lifting off, putting an instant halt to the test, which was nearly surely intended as a show of force and intimidation. We have no further comment". Washington and Seoul will try hard to figure out what exactly North Korea fired. 'The missile blew up nearly immediately, ' Benham said.

Author: 0 North Korea attempts but fails to launch missile: South Korea

The military is still determining the missile type; however, initial reports suggest it was likely not an ICBM. "US Pacific Command is fully committed to working closely with our allies in the Republic of Korea and in Japan to maintain security".

Author: 0 Russian Federation vetoes United Nations condemnation of Syria toxic gas attack

But they could have. UK Ambassador to the UN Matthew Rycroft said after the vote that "regardless of the veto today , trust these words: We will hold the regime to account". A bit later Haley called for inspectors to be given access to the base where it is believed the chemical weapons attack was launched and called for a cease-fire.

Author: 0 United Airlines changes its policy on displacing customers

United Airlines has changed its rule on commuting employees boarding its flights while not on duty after an incident which saw a passenger dragged off an overbooked flight in Chicago. About 4,000 flights were canceled in the wake of the storm. We want to hear from you. "In acknowledgment of what you endured, 20,000 bonus miles will be added to your SkyMiles account in the next 48 hours", Bastian said in the emails, which were seen by Bloomberg.

Global Media Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea
Author: 0 Pence to open Asian trip amid tensions with North Korea

Trump on Wednesday highlighted China's move to ban coal imports from North Korea , noting that a fleet of cargo ships had turned back. During a fellowship meal after the services, he said the tensions on the Korean peninsula had put into sharp focus the importance of the joint U.S.

Global Media Delhi MCD Elections: Do-or-Die Battle for Kejriwal Before 2019
Author: 0 Delhi MCD Elections: Do-or-Die Battle for Kejriwal Before 2019

In the wake of Aam Aadmi Party's consecutive defeats in recent elections, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal continues to rake up the issue of alleged tampering with EVMs. Yes, it did, but the voter, at no point, wants to be taken for granted. So at the first opportunity to get back at him, in the Rajouri Garden bypoll, they handed him and the AAP a humiliating defeat - with their candidate losing even his security deposit.

Global Media Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 per cent fabrication'
Author: 0 Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 per cent fabrication'

As for a suspected chemical attack on the rebel-held Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun, the top diplomat noted that Damascus does not use chemical weapons either against terrorists or against its people. The United States and its allies say the Syrian military carried out the attack, something Syria has already denied. Turkish health officials on Tuesday said postmortem tests on victims of the suspected attack had also concluded that the deadly sarin nerve agent had been used.

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