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Global Media Two killed in flooding as Cyclone Debbie wreaks havoc in Australia
Author: 0 Two killed in flooding as Cyclone Debbie wreaks havoc in Australia

NSW police said they had recovered the body of a woman from floodwaters on Friday, the first reported death since Cyclone Debbie hit on Tuesday. A 46-year-old man died in Murwillumbah from a heart attack when paramedics couldn't reach him, and a 77-year-old man died in Eagleby in southeast Queensland.

Author: 0 President Trump meets with Egypt's Sisi at White House

The bilateral relationship was strained when former President Barack Obama criticized Sisi for cracking down on the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's oldest Islamist group. "He's done a fantastic job in a very hard situation", Trump said. Even as Trump was offering his support, "a USA government official" was letting it be known that Egypt would be receiving no extra foreign aid from the United States and could even receive less, as a result of overall budget cuts.

Author: 0 Buddhists eagerly await Dalai Lama's visit

While China claims Arunachal Pradesh as "Southern Tibet", India says that the dispute covered Aksai Chin area which was occupied by China during the 1962 war. Meanwhile, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju told media persons that the central government as well as the people of Arunachal Pradesh want cordial relationship with China.

Global Media Theresa May Hopes To Be A Role Model For Marginalised Saudi Women
Author: 0 Theresa May Hopes To Be A Role Model For Marginalised Saudi Women

Britain is a major arms supplier to Saudi Arabia and has faced repeated calls to suspend sales over Riyadh s military intervention in neighbouring Yemen. "He called on Britain to halt arms sales to Riyadh immediately and to push for a ceasefire in Yemen, where Saudi Arabia has for two years led a Gulf military campaign against Iran-backed Huthi rebels".

Global Media UN Secretary-General Reviews Humanitarian Aid to Mosul
Author: 0 UN Secretary-General Reviews Humanitarian Aid to Mosul

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres yesterday called for protection of civilians to be the "absolute priority" as he visited Iraq, where hundreds of thousands are caught up in the battle for Mosul . A spokesman for the U.S-led coalition fighting Islamic State told reporters on Thursday he was working to declassify a video showing militants hiding civilians in a building in west Mosul to "bait the coalition to attack".

Global Media Search for vehicle lost in Tweed River with 3 people inside
Author: 0 Search for vehicle lost in Tweed River with 3 people inside

Bilambil mother Stephanie King, 43, her daughter Ella-Jane Kabealo, 11, and her son Jacob Kabealo, seven, became trapped in their vehicle when it left Dulguigan Road in Tumbulgum. "We saw the guy being helped out of the water after trying to dive down and save them", he told Fairfax Media, adding: "You can see how much mud has built up on the road this side from the floods - and how slippery it is".

Global Media Carter Page: 'I Didn't Want To Be A Spy'
Author: 0 Carter Page: 'I Didn't Want To Be A Spy'

Page confirmed to ABC News that he is the individual identified as "Male-1" in a 2015 court document submitted in a case involving the Russian spies. Podobnyy and two others have been charged in absentia by the US government for acting as unregistered foreign agents. The filing says Page, an energy consultant, then met with, emailed with and "provided documents to [Podobnyy] about the energy business" from January to June of that year.

Global Media Slain Texas lawman felt threat from target of probe
Author: 0 Slain Texas lawman felt threat from target of probe

Texas authorities said Greenwood was ambushed and shot in the neck but somehow managed to call for help. Greenwood died from a single gunshot wound, he said. On Monday, Texas police officers lined up outside of Memorial Herman Hospital. This person was possibly wearing a dark jacket with some type of patch on the sleeve and was seen in the area around the time of the shooting.

Global Media United States cites abortion provision in cutting off UN agency funding
Author: 0 United States cites abortion provision in cutting off UN agency funding

UNFPA, in its statement refuting the State Department's claims, also noted that, in 2016 alone, it helped 3 million couples prevent unwanted pregnancies and saved 2,340 from dying during pregnancy and childbirth. "Indeed, United Nations Member States have long described UNFPA's work in China as a force for good". Chinese U.N. Ambassador Liu Jieyi told reporters he hoped "that the U.N.

Global Media Flynn made $1.3 million for lobbying, speeches, other work
Author: 0 Flynn made $1.3 million for lobbying, speeches, other work

But Mr. Trump earlier encouraged Flynn to ask for immunity , tweeting that the ongoing congressional inquiries are nothing short of a "witch hunt". Congress has the authority to grant someone immunity, but doing so could jeopardize federal prosecutors' ability to use that person's testimony as the basis for any criminal case.

Author: 0 Trump advisers richer than previous White House officials

Trump's chief economic advisor, Gary Cohn , formerly chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs , earned at least $48.3 million in income in 2016, and holds assets valued at $252 million and $611 million. Ivanka has has 30 days to fill in the form, according to a White House official, while the President and Vice President are not forced to file. Conway's filings show she earned more than $800,000 past year, the majority of which came from her polling company, which was valued at between $1 ...

Author: 0 Families in flood-hit Colombian city search for children

The streets of Mocoa were covered in thick sand, mud and tree limbs from the rivers and forest that surround the city. The army said in a statement that 254 people were killed, 400 people had been injured and 200 were missing. Her house wasn't damaged but the homes of several neighbors were heavily damaged and many people were fleeing with their belongings as the river water remained high.

Author: 0 Trump recycles campaign fodder to distract from Russia

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes , R-Calif.is pursued by reporters as he arrives for a weekly meeting of the Republican Conference with House Speaker Paul Ryan and the GOP leadership, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Author: 0 Finland says no date yet for Arctic summit, Trump-Putin meeting

Speaking in the northern Russian city of Arkhangelsk, Putin said Moscow's military activities in the Arctic did not pose a threat to global security. "Watch my lips. No, '" Putin told the audience. And he said sanctions against Russian Federation were also hurting the U.S. and Europe. Putin participated in a panel Thursday that featured Icelandic President Gudni Johannesson, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, who moderated the event at the International ...

Global Media Latest North Korea missile launch fails, according to South Korea
Author: 0 Latest North Korea missile launch fails, according to South Korea

Although Pyongyang is banned from conducting missile tests by the United Nations , it appears to be breaking that rule increasingly often. North Korea upped the military ante with another missile test - though this time the test failed. Earlier this month, David Albright - head of the Institute for Science and International Security think tank - told The Algemeiner that paying attention to any potential nuclear collaboration between North Korea and Iran should be a priority for the Trump ...