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Global Media National Zoo welcomes rare Sumatran tiger cub
Author: 0 National Zoo welcomes rare Sumatran tiger cub

The cub, which "appears to be nursing, moving and behaving normally", as per the Zoo, belongs to a critically endangered species of big cats - presently in the range of 300-400 in number, the International Union for Conservation of Nature's estimates indicate.

Global Media Russia Probe, Delays Complicate House Sanctions on Russia
Author: 0 Russia Probe, Delays Complicate House Sanctions on Russia

House Republican leaders insisted the delay was purely because the bill violated a constitutional requirement that legislation affecting government revenues must originate in the House, not the Senate . But separate comments from House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suggested the Trump administration is attempting to weaken the bill, which passed the Senate last month with 98 votes.

Author: 0 South Africa hope for lift with du Plessis return

England will be unchanged for Friday's second Test as they attempt to conjure up the golden memories of Trent Bridge to keep South Africa down. There was something perhaps approaching a tone of relief as Cook assessed his return, after his own record-breaking tenure, to what he unquestionably does best of all - scoring Test match runs for England .

Global Media Hundreds of eels slither over OR highway following wreck
Author: 0 Hundreds of eels slither over OR highway following wreck

When the container struck the oncoming vehicle, it caused a chain-reaction, pushing four vehicles into eachother. Erin Butler of McMinnville witnessed the crash and told FOX 12 that the scene was unbelievable. The Oregon State Police Department and the Depoe Bay Fire District , which is located in Gleneden Beach, Ore., responded to the crash on Thursday afternoon.

Global Media Pop concert for Kim Jong Un celebrates North Korea's missile launch
Author: 0 Pop concert for Kim Jong Un celebrates North Korea's missile launch

Kim Jong-un launched a sick celebration of the successful test launch of the country's first intercontinental ballistic missile . Pyongyang has hosted several special events to mark the July 4 launch of the Hwasong-14 missile, which is believed to be capable of reaching most of Alaska and possibly further.

Global Media Colbert's Late Show Russia Week Starts Monday, Comrades
Author: 0 Colbert's Late Show Russia Week Starts Monday, Comrades

Those surprising changes in the-once stable predictable genre are no doubt after-effects of President Trump's surprising victory over Hillary Clinton in November, and his inauguration in January. Could he do it again with his new broadcast show come September? The two politically charged shows joined a list that very noticeably lacked a nom for NBC's Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon .

Global Media China To Open First Overseas Military Base In Djibouti
Author: 0 China To Open First Overseas Military Base In Djibouti

Djibouti has largely weathered the storm in an otherwise volatile region marred by internal and external strife, and is viewed by many countries as a model of stability. The report also suggested a more worrisome fact: that the Chinese base in the northern Obock region might eclipse smaller USA bases here. The People's Liberation Army Daily said in a front-page commentary that the facility was a landmark that would increase China's ability to ensure global peace, especially because ...

Global Media Do you live in the world's laziest country?
Author: 0 Do you live in the world's laziest country?

For example, Vietnamese people only take a modest number of steps each day , but according to a study released last month, the country has the lowest obesity rate globally. The authors also noted that gender also had a major effect on activity inequality. In countries with greater activity disparity, such as Saudi Arabia and the United States, there was disproportionately reduced activity for females.

Global Media 'Watch your back,' Trump lawyer blasts man in profanity-laced email
Author: 0 'Watch your back,' Trump lawyer blasts man in profanity-laced email

It appears that attachment might have triggered Kasowitz's temper. Mr Kasowitz's spokesperson, Mike Sitrick, has since denied several aspects of the story, including the alleged history of alcoholism. pending federal legal matters", the inciting e-mail read. He later sent numerous lines of text, "How dare you send me an email like that [.] I'm on you now".

Global Media West Australian businessman killed in Thailand parasailing accident on island of Phuket
Author: 0 West Australian businessman killed in Thailand parasailing accident on island of Phuket

At around midday yesterday, rescue workers were called to Kata Beach to find Roger John Hussey lying on the beach. Tributes have rolled in for a Perth father who fell to his death while parasailing in Phuket . He died a short time later, Karon Police Station duty officer Police Lieutenant Suwisit Khirirak told local media. Also charged was parasilor Rungroj Rakscheep , 38.

Global Media KU's Armstrong Among Top Big 12 Player Picks
Author: 0 KU's Armstrong Among Top Big 12 Player Picks

In addition to Grier, selections for the preseason individual awards included Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield as Offensive Player of the Year and Kansas defensive lineman Dorrance Armstrong as Defensive Player of the Year . Washington was the lone unanimous selection from OSU after ending last season on the first team. Of his 50 career receptions, 14 have gone for touchdowns, giving him a TD-to-catch ratio of 28.0 percent.

Global Media US's Ryan Promises
Author: 0 US's Ryan Promises "Bold" Russia Sanctions "As Quickly As Possible"

Following the Senate's overwhelming vote, the constitutional claim was called by the panel for Petitions of the Congressional Committee , which will begin to introduce legislation on income tax in Congress. Shabad's story included accounts of journalists like Haley Byrd, a congressional reporter for Independent Journal Review (IJR) who said she was kicked out of the Speaker's lobby because she was wearing a sleeveless dress.

Global Media Malta Allows Same-Sex Couples to Marry
Author: 0 Malta Allows Same-Sex Couples to Marry

Archbishop Carlo Scicluna came out against the law, insisting on the Church's view that marriage is "an eternal exclusive union between a man and a woman". The opposition Nationalist Party backed the introduction of same-sex marriage, despite fierce criticism from some conservatives, who said it marked a damaging departure from the party's Christian-Democratic principles.

Global Media House to consider ban on transgender surgery for United States troops
Author: 0 House to consider ban on transgender surgery for United States troops

That restriction would apply not only to service members who need transition-related care, such as hormone therapy or gender reassignment surgery, but also the dependents of all service members, such as a transgender spouse or child. Rep. Hartzler attempted to prevent any transgender people from serving in the military at all. However, the RAND Corp study estimated the figure to be between $2.4 million (€2.1 million, £1.8 million) and $8.4 million (€7.36 million, £6.5 million) out of the ...

Global Media Elephant rescued by navy after near drowning off Sri Lankan coast
Author: 0 Elephant rescued by navy after near drowning off Sri Lankan coast

An elephant washed out to sea has made "a miraculous escape" with help from Sri Lanka's Navy. The Sri Lankan navy rescues a drowning elephant in a 12 hour operation after it was swept to sea. Generally speaking, it isn't unusual for elephants to swim miles away from land. After the successful rescue, the elephant's saviours named her Alliya Pulmoddai and left her in the custody of the Department of Wildlife in Yan Oya, Pulmodai.

Global Media When Harry aka Shah Rukh Khan drove tractor in Punjab fields
Author: 0 When Harry aka Shah Rukh Khan drove tractor in Punjab fields

Butterfly will surely make you want to out on dancing shoes as well. After a pulling off a pub-crawling stint in Mumbai for the launch of Beech Beech Mein song from Jab Harry Met Sejal , Shah Rukh Khan and Anushka Sharma have headed to the north of the country to unveil a new number.

Global Media Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition after surgery
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition after surgery

Majority Whip Steve Scalise's condition has been changed to "fair", reports his family. However, he was readmitted on July 5 in serious condition because of concerns about infection. Representatives for the hospital could not be immediately reached for comment. The official photograph for members of the 115th Congress has also been delayed until Scalise is able to participate in the gathering.

Global Media Sen. Durbin: Wray would have to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation differently under Trump
Author: 0 Sen. Durbin: Wray would have to lead the Federal Bureau of Investigation differently under Trump

Acknowledging that his memory doesn't correspond with Yoo's prior testimony, Wray said: "I can only tell this committee that I have no recollection whatsoever of that, and it's the kind of thing I think I'd remember". The US President dismissed Mr Comey in May, telling a television reporter that his decision was because of the ongoing probe into the election meddling and Mr Trump's campaign team's possible ties to Russian Federation.

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