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Global Media Investigation looms for Sky-21st Century Fox deal
Author: 0 Investigation looms for Sky-21st Century Fox deal

The U.K. government on Thursday said it would refer 21st Century Fox Inc.'s $15.5 billion proposal to consolidate ownership of Sky PLC to the country's competition authority on both broadcasting standards and media plurality grounds. Inward investment in the United Kingdom creative economy and the positive signal it sends to companies around the world is more important than ever as the United Kingdom prepares to chart its course outside the EU.

Global Media United Kingdom terror arrests hit record high in wake of attacks
Author: 0 United Kingdom terror arrests hit record high in wake of attacks

The figures reflect a surge in arrests as police made wide-ranging sweeps after deadly attacks in London and Manchester earlier this year. The Home Office announced that 379 people were arrested in the 12 months to June - the highest number of arrests since collection of data began in 2001 - as the United Kingdom suffered an intense period of deadly attacks carried out by Islamists.

Global Media Hurricane Max Headed Toward Southern Mexico, Near Acapulco
Author: 0 Hurricane Max Headed Toward Southern Mexico, Near Acapulco

Hurricane Max formed off Mexico's southern Pacific coast and was expected to make landfall sometime Thursday afternoon. The storm is expected to continue weakening dramatically as it moves inland over Southern Mexico, and it will likely be downgraded to a tropical depression on Thursday evening.

Global Media Until This Week, Facebook Sold Ads Targeting 'Jew Haters'
Author: 0 Until This Week, Facebook Sold Ads Targeting 'Jew Haters'

Facebook responded to the Pro Publica report by shutting down "field of study " as a targeting category. The report notes that when ProPublica writers attempted to buy ads targeting these groups, they were forced to include several other "categories" as the number of people who had self-identified as interested in these categories was too small for a single ad buy.

Global Media Susan Rice's Plea Of Ignorance On Unmasking Not Based On Facts
Author: 0 Susan Rice's Plea Of Ignorance On Unmasking Not Based On Facts

Rice, who served as then-President Obama's national security adviser in his second term, told the House Intelligence Committee last week that she requested the names of the Americans mentioned in the classified report be revealed internally, a practice officials in both parties say is common.

Global Media Russian Federation calls USA ban on Kaspersky products 'regrettable'
Author: 0 Russian Federation calls USA ban on Kaspersky products 'regrettable'

Eugene Kaspersky, chief executive of Russia's Kaspersky Lab, at his company's headquarters in Moscow. It said Thursday that it will continue to get its product to customers "through its website and other prominent retailers". obsession to demonize Russian Federation, former National Security Agency (NSA) technical director and whistleblower William Binney told Sputnik. Kaspersky, founded in 1997 and headquartered in Moscow, is now one of the world's leading cyber security firms.

Global Media Up to 69 killed in airstrikes on eastern Syria
Author: 0 Up to 69 killed in airstrikes on eastern Syria

Russian and Syrian sappers are clearing the mines planted by IS on the road to the city. "Military reinforcements have been arriving since Sunday night to begin the operation to seize control of the city", said Rami Abdel Rahman, who heads the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group.

Global Media Papers show Sharif got salary from UAE-based company: SC
Author: 0 Papers show Sharif got salary from UAE-based company: SC

The Minister said PML-N is of the view that the report of Joint Investigation Team is incomplete and could not provide basis for the decision. It further said that the posting of a monitoring judge to oversee the implementation of the verdict was against the law, explaining that the accountability court can not operate independently after the appointment of an implementation judge.

Global Media After saying 'No' to Rohingyas, India to grant citizenship to Chakma refugees
Author: 0 After saying 'No' to Rohingyas, India to grant citizenship to Chakma refugees

Rijiju said a "middle ground" would be chosen so the 2015 Supreme Court order to grant citizenship could be honoured and the rights of the local population would not be diluted. Chakmas and Hajongs were originally residents of the Chittagong Hill Tracts of erstwhile East Pakistan, who had to flee when their land was submerged by the Kaptai dam project in the 1960s.

Global Media Qatar Emir Requests Meetings with Jewish US Leaders
Author: 0 Qatar Emir Requests Meetings with Jewish US Leaders

Al-Zaabi expressed his regret that the Qatari delegation is raising this matter for the second time during the day, which indicates that there is no honest intention on Qatar's part to review its policies and positions in support of terrorism and extremism.

Global Media Motel 6 Caught Informing ICE About Guests
Author: 0 Motel 6 Caught Informing ICE About Guests

After an undocumented landscaper checked in using a Mexican voter ID card, immigration officers knocked on his door. His lawyer, Juan Rocha believes someone at the hotel tipped off ICE. In addition, the paper also spoke with an ICE spokesperson, who would not comment specifically on whether ICE checks out hotel guest lists while citing an inability to discuss the agency's "investigative techniques".

Global Media Protest erupts outside hotel where Chicago woman found dead in freezer
Author: 0 Protest erupts outside hotel where Chicago woman found dead in freezer

However, Mack said authorities are treating the case as a "death investigation", and aren't ruling out the possibility of foul play. Jenkins' family and others protested outside the hotel Wednesday evening. "They're not going to make her sit through 30 hours of videotape", Mack said. She added, "I believe it was foul play involved". The last time Jenkins was heard from was via a 1:30 a.m.

Global Media World's oldest panda in captivity dies in China
Author: 0 World's oldest panda in captivity dies in China

However, Basi was confirmed as the world's oldest living captive panda by the Guinness World Records only in August this year. Born in 1980, the panda was rescued by local villages from the Basi gorge in the southwest China's Sichuan Province.

Global Media Priyanka Chopra apologises for calling Sikkim a state 'troubled by insurgency'
Author: 0 Priyanka Chopra apologises for calling Sikkim a state 'troubled by insurgency'

Priyanka Chopra came under heavy criticism for calling Sikkim, a state troubled by insurgency. "She is a star in her own right and Sikkim is a star in its own right". While Chopra faced severe backlash for her comments, NDTV reports that she has apologised after she was called out for her comments. Gyatso termed Priyanka's claim as "wrong".

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