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Global Media Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy
Author: 0 Republicans divided as Trump reverses some Obama Cuba policy

Jerry Moran (R-Kansas) says President Donald Trump's new Cuba policy closes off a potentially lucrative market for American farmers. "I strongly urge reconsideration of this decision , and as policy changes continue, I will work with the President to find more productive ways to bring about the changes we all want to see in Cuba ".

Author: 0 Dozens dead in 'US-led strike' in Syria's al-Mayadeen

The building was reportedly full of civilians held prisoners by ISIS jihadists. He said Observatory reporting had previously been exaggerated. Ryan Dillon, a colonel and spokesman for the US-led coalition, said: "With every single allegation we will take it and look into it".

Global Media FPC closes net on mortgage lenders bending stress test rules
Author: 0 FPC closes net on mortgage lenders bending stress test rules

Because of the "rapid growth" in consumer credit in the last 12 months, the BOE will bring forward an assessment of stressed losses on this lending to inform its November decision on the buffer. Among wider risks to the United Kingdom financial system, the BOE pointed to China, where "capital outflows have stabilised, but economic growth continues to be accompanied by rapid credit expansion".

Author: 0 Senate health care bill 'disappointing, dangerous'

The nation's largest doctors' group is outlining its opposition to the Senate Republican health care bill . Tell Sen. Toomey that all Pennsylvanians deserve quality, affordable health care and this bill will not suffice. On Monday, the bill was revised to include a penalty for people who don't maintain coverage for at least 63 days. "We need this bill because the insurance companies are going to walk away".

Global Media Free HIV testing in Lansing, Jackson
Author: 0 Free HIV testing in Lansing, Jackson

Have you been diagnosed with or treated for hepatitis or tuberculosis (TB)? National HIV Testing Day promotes HIV testing and early diagnosis. The LGBT Resource Center plans on giving away free condoms, lubricant, buttons and other prizes for students who come and get tested and participate in sex-ed trivia.

Author: 0 India's benefit lies in strong America: Narendra Modi

Meanwhile, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that terrorism and counter-terrorism ruled the discussions between Prime Minister Modi and Trump even as they called on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch terror attacks on other countries.

Author: 0 China Back On State Department List Of Worst Human Trafficking Offenders

The State Department declined to confirm the designation or to comment ahead of the report's release Tuesday, saying it "does not discuss details of internal deliberations". China is joined by Iran, North Korea, Russia, Sudan, Syria and a number of other countries where human trafficking continues to be a serious problem.

Global Media Malaysia-bound AirAsia flight 'shaking like washing machine' returns to Aus
Author: 0 Malaysia-bound AirAsia flight 'shaking like washing machine' returns to Aus

Stevens said the Sunday morning flight out of Perth began to shake rapidly after they heard a "huge bang" about 75 minutes into the flight, which should have taken the Airbus 330 about six hours. "Lots of people (were) crying", one passenger said. A passenger also revealed that the pilot even told them to say a prayer amid the scary situation.

Author: 0 Supreme Court orders new look at Colorado voucher program

The chief justice noted that when children "fall on the playground or tumble from the equipment", pea gravel underfoot "can be unforgiving". He called the effort to disqualify the church from a governmental grant program simply because of its status as a church "odious to our Constitution".

Global Media Appeals court: Dutch partially liable for some 300 victims of Srebrenica massacre
Author: 0 Appeals court: Dutch partially liable for some 300 victims of Srebrenica massacre

Presiding judge Gepke Dulek-Schermers said that Dutch troops "knew or should have known" that the men "were in real danger of being subjected to torture or execution", Reuters reported. Judges have acquitted Netherlands of responsibility for more than 7,000 other victims killed in the Srebrenica area. Dutch state lawyers left the court building without commenting on the ruling.

Global Media Three Chicago cops indicted in Laquan McDonald case
Author: 0 Three Chicago cops indicted in Laquan McDonald case

Jason Van Dyke , the Chicago police officer accused of murder in the McDonald shooting, was charged in March with 16 new counts of aggravated battery. March, Walsh and Gaffney allegedly conspired shortly after the shooting to shield their fellow officer from a criminal investigation and prosecution, according to the indictment.

Global Media Overwhelming majority in parliament for Macron bolsters French bonds
Author: 0 Overwhelming majority in parliament for Macron bolsters French bonds

Macron's centrist party, La République en Marche - the Republic on the Move - won 350 seats out of a total 577 on a platform to reduce worker protections and labor restrictions. The conservative Republicans and its allies hung on to 131 seats, down from over 200 in the last parliament. "There is still a long way to go before we get real equality.(but) the arrival of so many more women at the National Assembly will really help", said Rossi, a 33-year-old former assistant to a Socialist ...

Global Media Corruption charge is fiction, says Brazil's president
Author: 0 Corruption charge is fiction, says Brazil's president

Temer said Monday that nothing will "destroy" his government. President Michel Temer's charges were delivered to the Supreme Court on Monday. Brazil's President Temer has been charged with receiving a bribe of United States dollars 150,000 from JBS meatpacking executives.

Global Media Ed Sheeran forced to defend Glastonbury set
Author: 0 Ed Sheeran forced to defend Glastonbury set

Others were impressed with Sheeran's skills in using the loop station, pointing our that it takes a lot of effort, skill and experience, but the "Perfect" singer made the process look simple and effortless. And to Glastonbury itself, Sheeran's appeal to under-30s is paramount: those are the fans the festival needs to replenish its audience and survive.

Author: 0 United States issues warning to Syria after finding 'potential preparations' for sarin attack

Describing American reassurances to Turkey that the US will take back weapons given to the Syrian Kurds after the ISIS fight, Mattis said it depends on when or where the next mission is. It may also have been aimed at the regime's backers in Moscow and Tehran, who have resolutely backed Assad and denied the regime's responsibility for chemical weapons use.

Global Media Meet the new last word in the English language: zyzzyva
Author: 0 Meet the new last word in the English language: zyzzyva

Indian food essentials chana and chana dal are among the many new entries into the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) unveiled today. "The original meaning of adjectival woke (and earlier woke up) was simply "awake", but by the mid-20th century, woke had been extended figuratively to refer to being " aware " or " well informed " in a political or cultural sense", Oxford explains.

Global Media Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St. Pat's Day
Author: 0 Trump invites Ireland's new leader to WH for St. Pat's Day

National Security Adviser HR McMaster and Deputy National Security Adviser, Dina Powell, were in the Oval Office for the phone call. During the conversation, some of which was recorded by RTÉ's Washington Correspondent & US Bureau Chief Caitriona Perry, and can be seen here, Trump also talked about his connections with Irish people based in the US.

Global Media SNP Nicola Sturgeon retreats from second independence referendum
Author: 0 SNP Nicola Sturgeon retreats from second independence referendum

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she has "reset the plan" for referendum on Scottish independence before European Union divorce talks are finalised. She said time is tight if the process for holding it is to be squeezed into her preferred timetable of 18 months. Ms Sturgeon added that ministers would instead spend the next year seeking to influence the Brexit talks, specifically in trying to ensure that Scotland is able to retain its place in the European Union single ...

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