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Global Media Venezuela: US travel ban an opinion 'strategy'
Author: 0 Venezuela: US travel ban an opinion 'strategy'

The White House says the measures aim to protect Americans' safety "in an era of risky terrorism and transnational crime". Venezuela's top diplomat says U.S. "As if he were the world's emperor, the president of the United States, Donald Trump, used this podium built for peace to announce wars, total destruction of member states" and "coercive measures, threatening and judging as if he had absolute, dictatorial powers over the sovereign member states of our organization", Arreaza said.

Global Media WTI crude oil quickly rises to the highest since May
Author: 0 WTI crude oil quickly rises to the highest since May

West Texas Intermediate for November delivery traded at US$52.10 (RM218.60) a barrel at 4.38pm after settling at US$51.88 on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Brent crude is up - is it a blip, or the start of a rally? The oil market has been in a downturn for nearly three years. "We're seeing more and more evidence that it's not the worldwide oil companies, it's not the independent oil companies that are lagging new investments , but it's Opec countries lagging, particularly those five", ...

Global Media Japan election: PM Shinzo Abe dissolves parliament
Author: 0 Japan election: PM Shinzo Abe dissolves parliament

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike launched a new national party Wednesday, giving her less than a month to pull together a political force capable of repeating her local election victories over Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the national stage.

Global Media Bunnies and Celebrities Pay Tribute to Playboy's Hugh Hefner
Author: 0 Bunnies and Celebrities Pay Tribute to Playboy's Hugh Hefner

Hefner was a multi-millionaire, and his net worth at the time of his death was estimated to be over $43 million Dollars. Hefner proved to be a genius at branding. The pair divorced in 1959 after which Heffner became famous for his pleasure-seeking, hedonistic lifestyle, admitting to being romantically involved with many of his "Playmates" - the female models featured in Playboy's centrefold.

Global Media Wellness blogger fined for fake cancer tale
Author: 0 Wellness blogger fined for fake cancer tale

In making her order on Thursday, Mortimer said Gibson would be able to pay the penalty in instalments. On Thursday, Gibson was ordered to pay fine for five separate contraventions of the Australian Consumer Law Act. "Once again, it appears she has put her own interests before those of anyone else", she said. "In that way, some good might still come for the vulnerable people, and the organisations supporting them, which were indirectly drawn into this unconscionable sequence of events", ...

Global Media GOP tax plan nearly doubles standard deduction
Author: 0 GOP tax plan nearly doubles standard deduction

He predicted jobs "will be coming back in because we have a non-competitive tax structure right now and we're going to go super competitive". But despite Republican control of both chambers of commerce, party officials admit that more modest tax cuts are now the main aim.

Global Media Brandis fires back at Abbott's demand to not 'politicise' sport
Author: 0 Brandis fires back at Abbott's demand to not 'politicise' sport

He's also now been accused of "politicising" the game just by performing one of his biggest hits. Tony believes in freedom of speech as long as you are saying what he wants to hear. The rapper said he will go "harder" to opposition to the song. In response to one of the show's host encouraging him to "go harder" because "that " Same Love " needs to go worldwide", Macklemore said "I'mma go harder!".

Global Media Trump tweets he's still optimistic on health overhaul
Author: 0 Trump tweets he's still optimistic on health overhaul

Trump says he may sign a "major executive order" that would allow people to buy insurance across state lines. After that date, procedural rules in the Senate will make it much more hard for Republicans to pass any type of healthcare reform this year without at least some Democratic support.

Global Media Russian Federation destroys last chemical weapons
Author: 0 Russian Federation destroys last chemical weapons

Russian officials reported the destruction of the country's last remaining artillery projectiles filled with a toxic agent to President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. The head of the global chemical weapons watchdog hailed Russia's destruction of its last toxic arms as a "major milestone". Six other destruction facilities had completed their work and were closed between 2005 and 2015.

Global Media USA slaps sanctions on 8 North Korean banks
Author: 0 USA slaps sanctions on 8 North Korean banks

Defence Secretary James Mattis said today the United States wants a diplomatic resolution to his country's standoff with North Korea, in an apparent effort to cool frayed tempers amid an escalating war of words between Pyongyang and Washington .

Global Media One dead, one hurt in rock fall from Yosemite's El Capitan
Author: 0 One dead, one hurt in rock fall from Yosemite's El Capitan

It's the height of rock climbing season at Yosemite National Park. No details about the victims were released. Park rangers and members of its search and rescue team are still on scene assessing the situation, Gediman said. "It was witnessed by a lot of people". Mountaineers worldwide travel to the park to scale the sheer face. The rockfall happened at about 1:55 p.m. Wednesday from El Capitan, the famed granite monolith that rises above Yosemite Valley.

Global Media California Moves Presidential Primary Election to March
Author: 0 California Moves Presidential Primary Election to March

In 2008, California held its presidential primary on February 5 as part of that year's " Super Tuesday ", which included primaries and caucuses in 21 other states. The measure received bipartisan support in the Legislature and was supported by the state's secretary of state. Dubbed the Prime Time Primary Act, the legislation by Sen.

Global Media Panama Papers case: Pakistan finance minister indicted for corruption
Author: 0 Panama Papers case: Pakistan finance minister indicted for corruption

The reason behind the delay was that the doors were shut for the media as soon as he arrived at the court. Pakistani Finance Minister Ishaq Dar pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to owning assets beyond his means, an official from the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz said, amid a corruption investigation into former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Global Media Trump administration proposes to cut refugee cap to 45000
Author: 0 Trump administration proposes to cut refugee cap to 45000

The United States is still the world's biggest destination for refugees, but arrivals are well down from a high of more than 200,000 in 1980. In his two travel ban executive orders, Trump directed the United States to accept a maximum of 50,000 refugees for permanent resettlement in the fiscal 2017 year ending September 30, less than half the 110,000 President Barack Obama authorized.

Global Media Ignored for CJ post, HC judge resigns
Author: 0 Ignored for CJ post, HC judge resigns

Back in Gujarat High Court, from where Justice Patel had started his career as a lawyer and was first elevated to the High Court back in 2001, lawyers abstained from court appearances today. The Ishrat Jahan case pertains to 19-year-old college girl, her friend Javed Sheikh alias Pranesh along with two others being gunned down by crime branch officials in an alleged encounter on June 15, 2004 on the outskirts of the city.

Author: 0 Korean stocks open lower on US-N. Korea tension

Kim said North Korea would consider the "highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history" against the United States and that Trump's comments had confirmed Pyongyang's nuclear programme was "the correct path". Ri then said North Korea might conduct the "most powerful" atmospheric hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific Ocean, but added that no one knew what Kim would decide.

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