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Global Media Donald Trump expected to slash arts funding in first budget
Author: 0 Donald Trump expected to slash arts funding in first budget

Ken Calvert, of California, hinted that he didn't foresee any cuts. Public broadcasters and their supporters were quick to respond to Trump's plans to fulfil a campaign promise to end federal financing of public media. Viewers and listeners appreciate that public media is non-commercial and available for free to all Americans. "Well be convening an arts and cultural roundtable to discuss the NEA and NEH budget issues", said Tom Schorgl, president and CEO of the Community Partnership for ...

Global Media Scottish independence referendum: PM says focus needs to be on Brexit
Author: 0 Scottish independence referendum: PM says focus needs to be on Brexit

Ms. Sturgeon surprised Downing Street on Monday as she announced her plan to call a vote before Britain leaves the European Union, suggesting that it should happen sometime between autumn 2018 and spring 2019. Still, Sturgeon's Scottish National Party does not hold an outright majority in the Scottish legislature, and her plan will face opposition. The SNP is now in a minority government at Holyrood but had a substantial majority in 2012, when all five parties agreed that staging the first ...

Global Media American snowshoers feared dead in Canadian avalanche
Author: 0 American snowshoers feared dead in Canadian avalanche

Canadian police say two United States tourists are missing, feared dead, after an avalanche in Banff National Park in the province of Alberta. Peters told Global News Wednesday the pair are presumed dead because crews found snowshoe tracks leading into the area, but no tracks leading out.

Global Media Russian spies to be charged over data breach at Yahoo
Author: 0 Russian spies to be charged over data breach at Yahoo

Or officials, as it were. Mr Abbate added: "This indictment details how Russian federal security service officers working together with criminal hackers conspired to plan and carry out one of the largest cyber intrusions in U.S. Three of those named are at large but one , Baratov, was arrested in Canada on Tuesday on a US warrant. One of the defendants has been taken into custody in Canada, and another is on the list of the FBI's most wanted cyber criminals .

Global Media New rules, fines for people using drones close to airports
Author: 0 New rules, fines for people using drones close to airports

Recreational operators must now mark their drones with their contact information. Under the new restrictions, which are effective immediately, recreational drone pilots are prohibited from flying their UAVs higher than 90 metres, within 75 metres of buildings or people, or within nine kilometres of an airport.

Global Media Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam's identity confirmed with child's DNA
Author: 0 Malaysia: Kim Jong Nam's identity confirmed with child's DNA

One is of Vietnam national and the other is from Indonesia. His son Kim Han Sol emerged publicly for the first time after his father's death last week in a 40-second video posted online by a group called Cheollima Civil Defense. "With the Red Notice, we are hoping to get them via Interpol", he said, adding that the four are believed to be in Pyongyang. North Korea has rejected Malaysia's findings and insisted that the dead man was not Mr Kim Jong Nam.

Global Media Tillerson: State Department spending levels 'unsustainable'
Author: 0 Tillerson: State Department spending levels 'unsustainable'

But the current frontrunner to replace her, Moon Jae-in, has suggested a new approach might be required in handling North Korea - and has voiced concern about the U.S. and North Korea were equally at fault and moving towards a "head-on collision". The invitation to McPike upended a tradition of cooperation among reporters covering a traveling secretary of state.

Global Media Texas Baby Dies after Babysitter was Unable to Get Through to 911
Author: 0 Texas Baby Dies after Babysitter was Unable to Get Through to 911

So she hung up and called back again, but this time reportedly waited on hold for 30 minutes. "I lost my 6-month-old because 911 did not respond", Alex said Tuesday . After Brandon fell, the babysitter-who the Dallas Morning News reports didn't have a car-tried CPR and called 911. City Manager T.C. Broadnax said he has spoken with T-Mobile CEO John Legere personally, and Legere pledged to send his top engineers to Dallas Wednesday to look into the problem.

Global Media BBC film crew pummelled by falling rocks from erupting volcano
Author: 0 BBC film crew pummelled by falling rocks from erupting volcano

Writing on Twitter Ms Morelle said: "Many injured - some head injuries, burns, cuts and bruises. Very shaken though - it was extremely scary ", said Morelle. Among those present when the explosion occurred was a scientist from Italy's volcanology institute, Boris Behncke, who wrote on his Facebook page that he had suffered a bruise to his head.

Global Media UEFA Champions League preview: Manchester City travel to Monaco
Author: 0 UEFA Champions League preview: Manchester City travel to Monaco

Although they pulled a goal back on the night through Sane - putting them briefly back in front in the tie - the English side never recovered from their poor first-half showing. Monaco soon scored their third of the night when Bakayoko headed a goal on a freekick in the 77th minute. "I'm more afraid when we take on smaller clubs and we're favourites", he said.

Global Media Encounter in Kupwara ends; three militants killed, one policeman injured
Author: 0 Encounter in Kupwara ends; three militants killed, one policeman injured

This encounter comes days after the Pulwama encounter in which two Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists were gunned down. Another boy, Faisal, is said to have received minor bullet injuries. It was reported later that a 12-year-old girl had also died in the encounter. He said three weapons and some ammunition were recovered from the possession of the slain militants.

Global Media Safety of Indians in U.S. is our top priority: Swaraj
Author: 0 Safety of Indians in U.S. is our top priority: Swaraj

Swaraj, who returned to Parliament after prolonged illness, also hit out at the Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge who had criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP government in this issue. Srinivas Kuchibhotla, 32, working at the Garmin headquarters in Olathe, was killed in the shooting on 23 February, while another Indian and his colleague Alok Madasani was critically injured and battled for life at a local hospital.

Global Media USA envoy: Any ISIS fighters left in Mosul will die
Author: 0 USA envoy: Any ISIS fighters left in Mosul will die

CTS troops stormed the al-Jadida and al-Aghawat districts on Sunday, Major General Maan al-Saadi told reporters in Mosul, saying the militants were showing signs of weakness despite initial "fierce" resistance. envoy to the worldwide anti-IS coalition. "Let me be very clear, we will preserve families of Daesh who are civilians but we will punish the terrorists and bring them to justice if they surrender", he said.

Global Media Los Angeles Rams sign former Broncos cornerback Kayvon Webster
Author: 0 Los Angeles Rams sign former Broncos cornerback Kayvon Webster

The Los Angeles Rams and free agent cornerback Kayvon Webster have agreed to a deal for the 2017 season, the team confirmed on Monday night. Since being selected by Denver in the third round of the 2013 National Football League draft, Webster has been buried on the team's depth chart behind Pro Bowlers Aqib Talib and Chris Harris and 2014 first-round draft pick Bradley Roby .

Author: 0 Audi CEO says his private home not part of prosecutors' raids

Prosecutors in Munich have always been investigating whether the Volkswagen subsidiary could also be held responsible for the so-called Dieselgate scandal that erupted in 2015, when it emerged that 11 million cars worldwide had been equipped with software to deceive emissions tests.

Author: 0 Trump's 2005 tax returns leaked

Calls for the release of Trump's tax reached a deafening pitch upon his inauguration when a petition that called for the tax documents surpassed a million people by day 28. Johnston speculated that Trump might have been the person who mailed the figures to him. One nugget from the report was that Trump had a write down valued at $100 million in business loans, but the White House did not provide further details about the nature of the losses .

Global Media J&K: PDP, BJP to contest bypolls separately
Author: 0 J&K: PDP, BJP to contest bypolls separately

Mir will contest against PDP's Tasaduq Mufti, the son of former chief minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed. "Instead of increasing the security cover of our party leaders and prominent activists, the state government is seen withdrawing it", he said.

Global Media China Building Potential Military Asset on Paracel Islands in South China Sea
Author: 0 China Building Potential Military Asset on Paracel Islands in South China Sea

Besides posing a military threat to Taiwan, it also has a negative impact on regional stability, it says. The document is due to be presented to Parliament today by Taiwan Defence Minister Feng Shih-kuan. "It will train with the U.S. Navy in the South China Sea", he added, asking not to be identified because he is not authorized to talk to the media. China's foreign ministry has said that it is waiting for an official statement from Japan over its plans to deploy its largest warship on a ...