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World Media 'Xena: Warrior Princess' lesbian reboot scrapped by NBC
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Writer Javier Grillo-Marxuach ( Lost ) had originally been attached to the reboot, but he exited the production in April of this year due to "creative differences". He previously said: 'Xena will be a very different show made for very different reasons. The series would also have a focus on her lesbian relationship with her friend, Gabrielle.

World Media US Department of State Issues Travel Warning to Mexico
Author: 0 US Department of State Issues Travel Warning to Mexico

The updated travel warning , which advises American citizens about the risks associated with traveling to areas of the country where criminal organizations are prevalent, replaces the advisory originally announced on December 8, 2016. The advisory said that Quintana Roo has seen a climb in homicide rates. A state-by-state assessment of security conditions throughout Mexico can be found online.

World Media Strong, severe storms expected Tuesday — TIMELINE
Author: 0 Strong, severe storms expected Tuesday — TIMELINE

As always, your necn Early Warning Weather Team will continue to provide radar analysis, street-level forecasts, critical information to save life and property, and suggested actions through our continuing coverage. The Storm Prediction Center has issued a tornado watch for Upstate New York. The line of storms was racing eastward, heading for western New England.

World Media SEPTA train crash injures 42
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The parked train was not occupied at the time of the incident . SEPTA officials say an inbound Norristown High Speed Line train struck an unoccupied parked train around 12:15 a.m.at the station. Commuters can expect some delays. The cause of the crash is being investigated. In that incident , a SEPTA Market-Frankford Line derailed in a rail yard when it crashed into a stopped train , seriously injuring one of the operators.

World Media Italy quake: Two dead, infant pulled alive from rubble
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Some 2,000 people were already evacuated from Casamicciola and 600 people from Lacco Ameno, which were the hardest-hit municipalities on the island. Rescuers pulled free two brothers trapped under rubble, as well as their' seven-month-old brother at around 04:00 local time.

World Media Police seize 5000 Trump shaped ecstasy pills
Author: 0 Police seize 5000 Trump shaped ecstasy pills

Trump ". According to the German police , the orange colored pills are worth about about 39 thousand euros. A 51-year-old Austrian man and his 17-year-old son were arrested during the seizure after their vehicle was searched by the police.

World Media U.S. couple name their baby after total solar eclipse
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For the Eubanks family, the highly anticipated solar eclipse in SC was quickly overshadowed when they brought their little ray of sunshine into the world. Greenville Memorial Hospital announced her arrival on Facebook . Besides Eclipse , there were 10 other babies born at the same hospital on Monday and all the babies were given eclipse-themed gifts.

World Media Houston man arrested, accused of attempting to blow up Confederate statue
Author: 0 Houston man arrested, accused of attempting to blow up Confederate statue

A recreation center officer doing a normal watch of the territory around Hermann Park on Saturday discovered Schneck bowing in the brambles close to the statue of Richard Dowling, a leader in the Confederate armed force. "When asked by (the park ranger) if he wanted to harm the statue, Schneck responded that he did, and that he (Schneck) did not 'like that guy, '" the complaint read.

World Media Arizona Lawmaker Asks Trump to Grant Pardon to Arpaio
Author: 0 Arizona Lawmaker Asks Trump to Grant Pardon to Arpaio

Arpaio, who served as sheriff for 24 years before losing his re-election bid last November, said the president's suggestion was unexpected. Flake - who took on Trump in a new book, " Conscience of a Conservative " - wouldn't respond Monday morning after an East Valley Chambers of Commerce breakfast to questions about Trump's tweet last week that Flake is "a non-factor in the Senate" and "toxic!" Fresh off a speech on Afghanistan that moved him in a different direction from many of his ...

World Media 'I'm exhausted of eating human flesh' South African cannibal tells police
Author: 0 'I'm exhausted of eating human flesh' South African cannibal tells police

The man gave police part of a human leg and hand as proof, Enca has reported. Police soon after arrested the three men, aged 22, 29 and 32 after more such gruesome remains were found in a nearby house along with a woman's mutilated body. That means there is much more to this '. The man allegedly then led police to three other suspects, one of whom was thought to be a witch doctor. He said that there were around 700 people at the meeting where about 300 residents confessed to allegedly ...

World Media Eyes turn skyward to view partial eclipse
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Many people were inside the library watching the live-stream of the official NASA feed as the eclipse traveled across the country, while others experienced the eclipse first-hand on the lawn on the south side of and behind the library building.

World Media Louis County prosecutor dismisses growing support to halt execution
Author: 0 Louis County prosecutor dismisses growing support to halt execution

Previous testing of hairs found on Gayle's shirt and under her fingernails also exclude Williams, and a shoe print at the scene isn't Williams' either. They have also asked Governor Eric Greitens (R) for clemency, according to the Washington Post . Gipson told CBS affiliate KMOV the evidence was dismissed by Missouri's Supreme Court last week.

World Media Commander: Iraqi troops reach first urban areas of Tal Afar
Author: 0 Commander: Iraqi troops reach first urban areas of Tal Afar

The joint Iraqi forces took control of al-Jazirah area, in the eastern side of Tal Afar , as troops and members of the Shia Popular Mobilisation forces started heading towards the city centre, a security source told the DPA news agency. Since Friday, more than 3,000 people had arrived at two IOM emergency sites, many with nothing but the clothes they were wearing, the United Nations agency said.

World Media Purohit likely to be released today
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Purohit's case for bail was probably buoyed by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) report filed previous year that substantially weakened the case against him. Links given by him led to the arrest of three accused on October 24, 2008. A special MCOCA court earlier ruled that the Anti-Terrorist Squad wrongly applied this law against Thakur, Purohit and nine others.

World Media REITs shine in Saudi, trading volume shrinks in Qatar
Author: 0 REITs shine in Saudi, trading volume shrinks in Qatar

Qatar's National Human Rights Committee (NHRC) also praised the Saudi decision to re-open the border but urged Saudi authorities to be more precise concerning pilgrims residing in Qatar. Qatar rejects those claims. However, the scenario of secret talks between Qatari and Saudi officials continued with new reports saying King Salman has held secret talks with a top military commander in Morocco.

World Media EPS cancels visit to AIADMK head office
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Jun 5: Dhinakaran meets Sasikala at the Parappana Agrahara prison in Bengalaru. The cabinet expansion will take place at 5 PM today and the new list have the supporters of Panneerselvam. In her absence, it was her deputy Dinakaran who could do that, he added. Meanwhile, the faction headed by T.T.V. Dinakaran, Sasikala's nephew, has warned against his own and Sasikala's sacking as Deputy General Secretary and General Secretary of the AIADMK.

World Media CCTV footage shows Sasikala entering jail in civilian clothes, alleges D Roopa
Author: 0 CCTV footage shows Sasikala entering jail in civilian clothes, alleges D Roopa

On 12 July, Roopa had accused Sasikala of having bribed the Karnataka Director General of Prisons (DGP) Satyanarayana Rao and Bengaluru central jail officials with Rs two crore for undue favours. The video also shows R Anita, who was earlier in-charge chief superintendent of the Central Prison, walking into the prison before the two inmates. The allegations also included Sasikala receiving special meals, permission to leave the prison and a special cell with a flat-screen TV, according to ...

World Media Clouds could eclipse the eclipse in Decatur
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As the sun was setting Sunday evening, you might have noticed some of these high wispy clouds showing up and this morning's satellite loop clearly indicates high clouds moving east in the jet stream. If you're in the Northwest, you're in luck, with the skies set to be free of cloud when the total eclipse begins on the OR coast at just after 10 a.m.

World Media Putin appoints new ambassador to United States following visa row
Author: 0 Putin appoints new ambassador to United States following visa row

Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed Anatoly Antonov , a veteran diplomat who has served in both the Foreign Ministry and the Defense Ministry, as ambassador to the United States. Kislyak has been at the centre of a political storm over his meetings with senior campaign aides to Donald Trump during the presidential race. It said it would resume issuing visas in Moscow on September 1 but maintain the suspension at consulates in St.

World Media Team USA rides early wave to Solheim Cup repeat
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The U.S. improved their winning record to 10-5 in the biennial event which started in 1990, and are now 7-1 at home, their only loss coming four years ago in Colorado. The North Berwick ace is a hot favourite to be captain when the teams renew their rivalry at Gleneagles - but in this form she could easily extend her role as Europe's oldest ever player.

World Media Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe despite assault claim
Author: 0 Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe despite assault claim

A Mugabe will once again hijack the SADC story, although this time it's Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe . They added that it was a "no-brainer" that Nkoana-Mashabane's view would prevail and that Mugabe would be allowed to return to Zimbabwe on Sunday with her husband after he had attended the summit in Pretoria of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).

World Media Thousands gather as Big Ben goes out with a bong
Author: 0 Thousands gather as Big Ben goes out with a bong

The decision will protect builders working on the site, amid fears that prolonged exposure to the 118-decibel bongs from the 13.7-tonne Big Ben bell, which chimes out the hour, could damage hearing. And now the clock's cogs and hands, as well as the four dials, will be removed, cleaned up and repaired as part of the work. Sir David, who was on the Commons administration committee, said the building is the "jewel in the crown of the country" and the restoration work should be carried out as ...

World Media USA visa move resembles logic of color revolutionists, says Russian Federation
Author: 0 USA visa move resembles logic of color revolutionists, says Russian Federation

All non-immigrant visa operations will be halted from August 23 and will resume "on a greatly reduced scale" from September 1, with applicant interviews conducted exclusively in Moscow , the USA embassy said in a website statement . The embassy said Moscow's requirement to cut its staff to 455 diplomats and technical personnel would also affect "the scheduling of a limited number of migration visa applications".

World Media Finnish court names knife attack suspect as Abderrahman Mechkah
Author: 0 Finnish court names knife attack suspect as Abderrahman Mechkah

The Turku court documents did not specify his nationality. In addition to the arrest of the main suspect four other Moroccans have been held and an global search warrant issued for a sixth individual. Finnish police said Saturday that the attacker deliberately targeted women. But police are investigating possible links to Thursday's van attack by suspected Islamist militants in Barcelona, in which 13 people were killed.

World Media South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions
Author: 0 South joint drills begin amid North Korea tensions

As tensions escalate, South Korean President Moon Jae-in promised his citizens last week there "will be no war on the Korean Peninsula ever again". But US Defense Secretary James Mattis said Sunday the smaller troop numbers were "by design to achieve the exercise objectives", denying suggestions Washington had cut them back to try to ease tensions with Pyongyang.

World Media Notre Dame unranked in updated preseason Associated Press top 25 poll
Author: 0 Notre Dame unranked in updated preseason Associated Press top 25 poll

Past year the Wildcats went 1-3 against those teams, defeating only Texas. It all starts with the release of the preseason AP Top 25 poll, which happened on Monday afternoon. Following the Wildcats' 6:10 p.m., contest against Central Arkansas on September 2, K-State hosts Charlotte on September 9, in an 11 a.m., game that will be shown nationally on FSN.

World Media Indian, Chinese troops seen in tussle in Ladakh on Aug 15
Author: 0 Indian, Chinese troops seen in tussle in Ladakh on Aug 15

It was earlier reported that the brief standoff led to jostling and exchange of blows between soldiers of the two armies; but, no shots were fired though. Official authorities have repeatedly said such incidents should not have happened as these were not in the interest of either country. Personnel from both sides received minor injuries and the situation was brought under control after the customary banner drill under which both sides hold banners before stepping back to their respective ...