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World Media Kid Rock confirms Michigan Senate run
Author: 0 Kid Rock confirms Michigan Senate run

Rock , whose birth name is Robert James Ritchie , wrote on his website , KidRockForSenate.com, that there will be "a major announcement in the near future". "I have not talked to Kid Rock about that", she said. Kid Rock , known for his conservative and pro-gun ownership views, as well as hits including "Picture" and "Born Free", was reportedly floated as a potential Republican candidate for Senate earlier this year.

World Media China defends importing iron ore from North Korea
Author: 0 China defends importing iron ore from North Korea

In volume terms, imports of iron ore grew from a month earlier, lifting to 94.43 million tonnes from 91.52 million tonnes in May. Imports in June rose 17.2% from a year earlier, compared with a 14.8% expansion in May. Oil imports were also stronger, rising at a pace of 5.4% after dropping by 16.3% in May. The government targets slightly slower growth of about 6.5% this year.

World Media Sheldon Silver, Ex-NYS Assembly Speaker, Gets Corruption Conviction Overturned
Author: 0 Sheldon Silver, Ex-NYS Assembly Speaker, Gets Corruption Conviction Overturned

To substantiate corruption charges, prosecutors must prove the person suspected of wrongdoing performed an official act in exchange for some benefit. A properly instructed jury may not have convicted Silver, the court said. Activity that might be uncouth - like brokering meetings for wealthy benefactors - is now legal. Acting U.S. Attorney Joon Kim in Manhattan said his office plans to retry Silver, 73, who has been free on bail.

World Media 16 dead in MS in worst Marine crash since 2005
Author: 0 16 dead in MS in worst Marine crash since 2005

Capt. John Roberts said Tuesday that the plane was under the command of the 4th Marine Air Wing, which is part of the Marine Forces Reserve, headquartered in New Orleans. Number two preservation of impact sites and equipment. Jones said the plan hit the ground behind some trees in the soybean field, and by the time he and others reached the crash site, fires were burning too intensely to approach the wreckage.

World Media China Chose Djibouti Strategically as Its First International Military Base
Author: 0 China Chose Djibouti Strategically as Its First International Military Base

The newspaper highlighted the fact that the region harbors other global military bases under the control of Japan, France, and the USA military. The base is also a threat to India. Djibouti is a very small but stable nation in a vital area. The troops are carried by two ships - the CNS Jinggangshan, an amphibian landing craft, and CNS Donghaidao, a semi-submersible support ship, the news release said.

World Media Go whistle, Boris Johnson tells Brussels
Author: 0 Go whistle, Boris Johnson tells Brussels

The foreign secretary said on Tuesday that the " sums they [the EU] propose seem to be extortionate and I think go whistle is an entirely appropriate expression". No more, no less. "I could not imagine that a very great country like the United Kingdom, for which I for a very, very long time have had admiration and respect, I can't imagine that that very great country that the United Kingdom is would not also be a responsible country and respect its commitments".

World Media Alabama shooting prompts manhunt near Birmingham
Author: 0 Alabama shooting prompts manhunt near Birmingham

The Florida man is suspected in the fatal shootings of three adults in an apparent domestic dispute Wednesday morning. Officials are searching for an armed and unsafe man after a shooting left three people dead in a Gardendale, Alabama , mobile home on the morning of Wednesday, July 12.

Author: 0 Silverstone sparks threat to British GP

When we think of the British Grand Prix though, we think of Silverstone , of Copse, and of Maggots and Becketts. While there was originally a deal in place to host the race until 2027, the BRDC believes the current deal is unsustainable and has opted to end it in 2019.

World Media Twitter users blocked by Trump file federal lawsuit
Author: 0 Twitter users blocked by Trump file federal lawsuit

In a statement , the institute argues Mr Trump's account is a " public forum " under the First Amendment , meaning the U.S. government can not exclude people from it simply due to their views. At the time, the institute represented two Twitter users, both of whom said they were blocked after criticising Mr Trump . "British Prime Minister May was very angry that the info the United Kingdom gave to the USA about Manchester was leaked".

World Media US Senatorial Republicans to Present New Bill on Health Care
Author: 0 US Senatorial Republicans to Present New Bill on Health Care

Republicans since January have controlled the White House and both chambers of Congress but have struggled to find a healthcare plan that unites the party. "Is the serious rewrite plan dead? I know Jared Kushner's new to politics, but this is going to require a lot of questions to be asked and answered".

World Media Spanish king calls for Gibraltar deal on United Kingdom visit
Author: 0 Spanish king calls for Gibraltar deal on United Kingdom visit

The king highlighted the two countries' important trading arrangements, adding that Britain is "the second largest investor in our country". The three-day visit by King Felipe VI and his wife, Queen Letizia , came amid a brewing dispute about what Brexit means for the future of Gibraltar , a tiny, rocky territory at the tip of the Iberian Peninsula that Britain has controlled for three centuries against Spain's wishes.

Author: 0 McGregor: I'll knock out Mayweather inside four rounds

Excitement is building fast for the Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor fight next month as the pair embark on a four-city, three-country press tour to hype up the event. 11,000 eager fans at the Staples Center in LA were treated to an expletive-heavy back and forth between the fighters, as McGregor mocked his opponent's attire, "He's in a f***ing tracksuit, he can't even afford a suit anymore".

World Media Wimbledon day nine: Andy Murray upset in quarterfinals
Author: 0 Wimbledon day nine: Andy Murray upset in quarterfinals

That seemed to be the case in the first three sets Wednesday, and his ability to run down shots is a crucial aspect of his game. Berdych reached the Wimbledon final in 2010, losing to Rafael Nadal . "Marin is ranked, like, 5", the American said, mistakenly moving Cilic up a spot from his No. 6 ranking. Andy Murray is upset by Sam Querrey in the Wimbledon 2017 quarterfinals.

World Media BC wildfire service
Author: 0 BC wildfire service "optimistic" about 150 mile fire

Heather Williams, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, said that so far this year about 68,000 acres (27,518 hectares) have burned in the state, more than double the total area that had been charred by the same time last year.

Author: 0 Russia Crafting Response to US Expulsion of Diplomats

The threat came from Russian foreign ministry sources , quoted by the daily Izvestia . According to the newspaper, Russian officials had hoped that President Trump would reverse his predecessor's decision after settling into office, but those hopes have begun to wane.

World Media Are colleges helping or hurting America?
Author: 0 Are colleges helping or hurting America?

Since 2015, positive views of higher education among Republicans have dropped 18 percent. White evangelical Protestant Christians were most likely (80 percent) to view religious institutions positively, along with majorities across Protestant and Catholic denominations, according to the study.

World Media Philippines | President says he's likely to extend martial law
Author: 0 Philippines | President says he's likely to extend martial law

The Armed Forces of the Philippines has yet to declare its own recommendation because it is still waiting for the assessment of ground commanders in Marawi City. This is in the face of Alvarez's insistence that there is a swell tide of favorable sentiment toward continuing martial law. MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said yesterday he did not initiate dialogue with Islamist militants as he would never talk to criminals and terrorists.

World Media Man Shoots, Kills Wife, NY State Trooper
Author: 0 Man Shoots, Kills Wife, NY State Trooper

Another trooper arriving on the scene found Davis in a roadside ditch. Davis was transported to Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, where he died from his injuries. Davis's brother, Josh Davis, is a Watertown police officer, stated WNYF-TV. But his arraignment had to be delayed after Walters failed to answer the judge's questions.

World Media One night of bad sleep increases Alzheimer's risk
Author: 0 One night of bad sleep increases Alzheimer's risk

Scientists found interrupted slumber raises levels of toxic proteins in our bodies that are tell-tale signs of the incurable disease. On the other visit, researchers played beeps through headphones whenever the volunteers were about to go into deep sleep.

World Media Umbrella-sharing start-up takes a rain check after losing 300000 brollies
Author: 0 Umbrella-sharing start-up takes a rain check after losing 300000 brollies

The umbrella-sharing service theoretically operates by having users pay a $2.79 deposit along with a 7-cent fee for each half hour of use. Each GPS-enabled umbrella cost the company about £6.85. This is perhaps because the brollies are worth 60 yuan - more than the deposit to rent them. But Zhao Shuiping, the company's founder, said he still plans to unleash 30 million umbrellas across the country by the end of the year.

Author: 0 Mosul liberation critical milestone in fight against IS

Iraqi PM, Al-Abadi, agreed and spoke of the larger mission of rebuilding the almost destroyed city: "We have another mission ahead of us, to create stability, to build and clear Daesh cells and that requires an intelligence and security effort, and the unity which enabled us to fight Daesh", he said before raising an Iraqi flag once more above the city of Mosul.

World Media Firefighters are tackling major blaze at popular London market
Author: 0 Firefighters are tackling major blaze at popular London market

Videos posted on social media show the area well-engulfed in flames. Firefighters remained on the scene into Monday morning, and investigators continue to piece together what happened. The markets are open every day from 10am till late. "No one was reported injured and the LFB have brought the fire under control". The fire was attributed to sparks caused by an appliance inside one of the public housing flats located in the building.

World Media A look by the numbers at the wildfires burning across British Columbia
Author: 0 A look by the numbers at the wildfires burning across British Columbia

Ten firefighters, one response officer, two pieces of heavy equipment and one water tender were on scene battling the blaze today. "To illustrate just how busy yesterday was, 143 of those started just yesterday alone". "The fire wardens are talking to people about the ban and distributing information about it in the region's camping areas and recreation sites". A state of emergency has been declared in Canada's westernmost province.

World Media Du Plessis warns Proteas after Lord's drubbing
Author: 0 Du Plessis warns Proteas after Lord's drubbing

South Africa are in the process of confirming a replacement for Australia A later this week. "It is nothing to do with Ben", said Du Plessis. "He's a crucial part of the senior player group and will put the team first". It's important that he plays the way that he plays the game. That creates the best you. I played with Ben (in the IPL) and I can tell you he is just as fiery and that's what makes him so competitive and so skillful.

World Media Relief for human shield victim
Author: 0 Relief for human shield victim

The Jammu and Kashmir Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has told the state government to pay a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the man who was tied to an army jeep's front as a human shield against stone pelters by the security forces. It has also asked the chief secretary to file a "compliance report in the matter" within the same time. In the last two decades, the SHRC has given several recommendations to the government over the alleged human rights violation cases in the state.

World Media Bucks County Missing Men
Author: 0 Bucks County Missing Men

Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub said in a press conference Monday "it's all hands on deck" as authorities, including the FBI, investigate "all possible leads". The parents say they were led to Solebury after receiving reports from police and social media that Sturgis' vehicle was found in the parking lot of the Peddler's Village shopping complex and another vehicle driven by one of the other men was found in the area where police are searching.

World Media Malcolm Turnbull, Theresa May meet Australian ambo heroes
Author: 0 Malcolm Turnbull, Theresa May meet Australian ambo heroes

AUSTRALIA'S Prime Minister joined Theresa May today in an emotional visit to the scene of the Borough Market terror attack. "The internet must remain free and secure, but it can not be ungoverned". They also spoke to traders in the market, one of London's most popular visitor attractions. "As Britain moves to completing its exit from the European Union, we stand ready to enter into a free trade agreement with the United Kingdom as soon as the United Kingdom is able to do so", he said.

World Media Auburn lands 2 on Maxwell Award watch list
Author: 0 Auburn lands 2 on Maxwell Award watch list

Grier, the highly touted transfer quarterback from Florida, passed for 1,204 yards and 10 touchdowns while rushing for 116 yards and two touchdowns for the Gators in 2015. He threw for 3,377 yards, 23 touchdowns and 10 interceptions as the starter in 2015. An All-Big 12 Second Team honoree by ESPN.com, White finished with 58 tackles, including 48 solo stops, seven tackles for loss and two forced fumbles.