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Global Media United flight delayed after scorpion reported aboard
Author: 0 United flight delayed after scorpion reported aboard

That's when takeoff was delayed. A flight from Houston to Ecuador was delayed after a scorpion was reportedly seen coming out of a passenger's clothing. Another passenger then stomped on the scorpion before it was thrown in a toilet. KHOU-TV reported that Flight 1035 took off almost four hours later en route to Ecuador.

Global Media Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card
Author: 0 Mom hits son who didn't give her Mother's Day card

Officers said the grandmother told them her daughter slapped her grandson multiple times around the head. The children told authorities that their mother hits them all the time and that they're afraid of her. He told police Murphy hit him 5 times in the head. The boy was later transported to the hospital for evaluation and later released. According to court records , a bond hearing was held for Murphy on Friday, and as of Saturday evening she is not listed on the inmate roster for ...

Author: 0 Merkel's conservatives clinch victory in key state vote - exit polls

Angela Merkel's party is ahead with 34.5% of the votes in Germany's most populous state, according to an exit poll. "We accomplished our two goals: defeating the SPD-Greens coalition and becoming the strongest party in the state". Support for the pro-market Free Democrats rose to about 12%. After Macron's victory in France, the decisive win by Merkel's Christian Democrats in the German industrial heartland of North Rhine-Westphalia is another setback for the populists who propelled the ...

Author: 0 China's Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

The "One Belt One Road" - China Silk Road might be a very ambitious project of China's President Xi Jinping but countries like ours, USA and Russian Federation are not in a complete favor of his plans seemingly. Pakistan has been a flagship country and one of the most enthusiastic supporters of the One Belt-One Road initiative, in part because many projects are for power plants to alleviate the country's decade-long energy-shortage crisis that sees frequent blackouts.

Author: 0 GALLERY: Ireland cricket team lose out to New Zealand

After their opening game in the series against Bangladesh was abandoned due to rain on Friday, Ireland were keen to register a win in the Malahide Cricket club. Singh replaced Stuart Thompson and was rewarded for decent domestic and Ireland A form having scored two half-centuries, including a 97, and took seven wickets for Ireland A on their recent tour of England.

Global Media Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami says re-elect Rouhani
Author: 0 Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami says re-elect Rouhani

Some security and revolutionary groups are busing people to your campaign rallies ... "We have a tradition of friendly relations with Iran, so the country's authorities will seek to maintain and strengthen ties with Russian Federation; only minor changes in their approach are possible, depending on who becomes president", Sazhin said .

Global Media Palestinian West Bank local elections a test for Fatah party
Author: 0 Palestinian West Bank local elections a test for Fatah party

Palestinians in the occupied West Bank voted for mayors and local councils in municipal elections on Saturday, their first democratic exercise in years. "A violent riot involving dozens of Palestinians hurling rocks at (Israeli army) forces broke out earlier today", a spokeswoman said. Many Palestinians, including the PFLP group had openly voiced their suspicions that the PA was complicit in coordinating with Israel to assassinate Arraj.

Author: 0 Trump Says He Might Name New FBI Director This Week

Trump said in excerpts of an NBC News interview released Friday that Comey "should have never exonerated" Hillary Clinton. Former FBI director James Comey; left and President Donald Trump . They can make recommendations, but the President will ultimately make the hiring decision. Mr Trump said the candidates were "outstanding people" and "very well known".

Author: 0 China presses South Korea on THAAD missile system

Their conversation came as talk emerged in local media that Mr Moon could use next year's Winter Olympics, hosted by South Korea, as a platform to restart dialogue with the North and pave the way towards a nuclear moratorium. North Korea's KCNA news agency last week accused the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and South Korea's National Intelligence Service of a plot to assassinate its "supreme leadership" with a biochemical weapon.

Author: 0 Ex-Gaza chief Haniya elected leader of Hamas

Hamas stopped short of recognizing Israel in its policy document, stating there would be no "compromising its rejection of the Zionist entity and (no) relinquishing (of) any Palestinian rights". Israeli officials had no immediate comment on the election. For his first appearance as Hamas leader, Haniyeh chose a symbol of elusive Palestinian unity - a solidarity tent where several political factions are represented, including Hamas and Mr Abbas' Fatah movement.

Global Media Don't let America down on health care, Trump tells Senate Republicans
Author: 0 Don't let America down on health care, Trump tells Senate Republicans

Even as lawmakers representing our region helped push the repeal and replacement of Obamacare through the House by a 217-213 vote, questions about the bill's details and jeering resistance abounded. "When I talk to the doctors that I used to practice with right here in Atlanta, what they tell me is that the current system isn't working for them or for their patients", he said.

Global Media Kapil Mishra says Arvind Kejriwal using MLA as 'shield'
Author: 0 Kapil Mishra says Arvind Kejriwal using MLA as 'shield'

Korba: A senior official in Chhattisgarh's horticulture department has been booked for allegedly molesting a woman subordinate in Korba district, police said on Thursday. People around you-guards, drivers-are revealing the truth. On her son sitting on hunger strike for past three days, she said Arvind Kejriwal never understood him and her son is very stubborn.

Author: 0 UK Conservatives Make Local Gains Before General Election

In a highly symbolic victory, Conservative Ben Houchen became the first elected mayor of Tees Valley, in Labour's north-eastern heartland, beating Labour's Sue Jeffrey by more than 2,000 votes in the second round of counting. "We will have to wait and see what the final results are? and overall, of course, the turnout is much lower than you get in a general election", said United Kingdom defence secretary Michael Fallon, playing down the Conservative gains earlier today.

Author: 0 French Socialist ex-premier wants to join Macron's movement

But, once he has moved into the Elysee Palace next week, Macron faces the task of securing a second election victory in June for his start-up party, now renamed "En Marche la République" or "Republic on the Move", in order to get the majority needed to implement his plans for economic recovery.

Global Media Over 2000 CoBRA commandos to tackle Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma
Author: 0 Over 2000 CoBRA commandos to tackle Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

The CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) is masters of guerrilla warfare and is capable of operating in the dense jungles of southern Chhattisgarh - the self-proclaimed headquarters of the Maoists. Kumar, who claimed to have been detained by the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), said he ran away from the battalion after fearing threat to his life.

Global Media Recount in 9-vote victory
Author: 0 Recount in 9-vote victory

In 2013, votes counted after election day still left Dalton as the winning MLA, but while such NDP votes increased very slightly in share, Liberal ones declined slightly. While the NDP now hold the riding, if the Liberals were to take it in a recount, the party would win a majority government - so long as absentee ballots not counted until May 22 don't lose them any ridings.

Global Media NDP calls for recount in Vancouver-False Creek
Author: 0 NDP calls for recount in Vancouver-False Creek

The initial recount request by Oger was denied by Elections BC but a second request from BC Citizens First Party candidate Phillip James was accepted. This allows enough time for certification envelopes containing ballots to be sent from the district where they were cast to the district where voters are registered, explained Andrew Watson, a spokesman for Elections BC.