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World Media Ukip elects Henry Bolton as the party's new leader
Author: 0 Ukip elects Henry Bolton as the party's new leader

Britain's anti-European Union UKIP party has elected former army officer Henry Bolton its new leader, handing him the job of trying to stop the party that helped bring about Brexit becoming irrelevant. "Without being united, we can not lead", he said. The changes come after a hard year for UKIP following the successful Brexit referendum in 2016, whilst the party has struggled for relevance and suffered leadership issues.

Author: 0 Disagreement as fourth round of Brexit talks gets underway

Barnier's comments "increase the likelihood of a smoother Brexit outcome", said Lee Hardman, an analyst at MUFG. "We will discuss our future relations with the United Kingdom once there is so-called sufficient progress", Tusk told reporters outside May's Downing Street office after meeting a two-hour meeting with her.

World Media ISIS Chief Calls On Jihadists To 'Resist', In Apparent Recording
Author: 0 ISIS Chief Calls On Jihadists To 'Resist', In Apparent Recording

The audio has come after several reports that Baghdadi was killed. A new recording released by an ISIS-run media outlet also includes the voice of the 46-year-old is also the first time he has been heard since November 2016, as Iraqi forces backed by the USA moved in on the ISIS stronghold of Mosul.

World Media Yingluck Shinawatra is in Dubai, says Thai PM
Author: 0 Yingluck Shinawatra is in Dubai, says Thai PM

The former prime minister of Thailand, Yingluck Shinawatra, has been given a five-year jail sentence for her role in an allegedly corrupt scheme involving subsidies to rice farmers. In 2010 dozens of "redshirts" - supporters of Thaksin - were massacred after they came to Bangkok and demanded fresh elections. Police Gen. Srivara Ransibrahmanakul told reporters the warrant for her home was issued to formally ascertain her absence and to gather evidence for who may have assisted her escape, ...

World Media Toddler shoots two other children at MI day care
Author: 0 Toddler shoots two other children at MI day care

The toddler somehow got hold of a handgun that was in the house and fired it at about 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, according to The Associated Press . Several other children and adults were in the home when the shooting occurred. Police are interviewing two people, Mrs Eubanks and her husband Tim, who relatives say was a hunter and owned firearms. Police investigators are still meeting with prosecutors to determine whether charges will be filed.

World Media Putin arrives in Ankara for talks with Erdogan
Author: 0 Putin arrives in Ankara for talks with Erdogan

But while Turkey's policy is officially unchanged, it has been working closely with Russian Federation since the end of 2016 to bring peace to Syria and has cooled its attacks on the Damascus regime. "The necessary conditions have been created for putting an end to the fratricidal war in Syria, completely destroying terrorists and allowing Syrians to return to peaceful life".

World Media Many in BJP know economy is on downward spiral: Yashwant Sinha
Author: 0 Many in BJP know economy is on downward spiral: Yashwant Sinha

A day later, he repeated his atatcks on Modi and threatened to stage a protest if the he did not give him time for a meeting. He further wrote that the structural reforms unleashed by the Modi government since 2014 constitute the third generation of reforms since the first generation of reforms initiated in 1991 and the second generation in the 1999-2004 NDA government.

World Media Couple from Great Britain were victims of Yosemite rockfall
Author: 0 Couple from Great Britain were victims of Yosemite rockfall

Mr Gediman said the two were hiking at the bottom of El Capitan's vertical face on their way to scale it when the sheet of rock estimated to be 130ft high and 65ft wide fell. The piece broke off from the right side of the granite monolith, which rises more than 3,000 feet above Yosemite Valley, near a popular spot for rock climbers.

World Media Bali's Mount Agung Could Erupt at Any Minute
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More than 122,000 people on the Indonesian resort island of Bali have sought refuge in temporary shelters amid fears that the Mount Agung volcano will erupt soon. Since then, tens of thousands of villagers have been urged to abandon their homes beneath the menacing volcano. Officials estimate there are at least 30,000 cows within a 12-kilometre radius of the mountain's summit, and efforts to relocate them are ongoing.

World Media Supreme Court to hear major challenge to public-sector unions
Author: 0 Supreme Court to hear major challenge to public-sector unions

Union critics say the mandatory fees violate the Constitution's First Amendment, forcing workers to support unions that don't share their priorities on matters of public importance. IL employee Mark Janus contends he shouldn't have to pay the fees because he is forced to support the speech of a union bargaining representative who is negotiating on political issues such as wages, pensions and benefits.

World Media Brawl breaks out in Ugandan Parliament for second day
Author: 0 Brawl breaks out in Ugandan Parliament for second day

The current cap for the age-limit is now at 75. As the Members of Parliament debated the issue of presidential age-limit, violent and chaotic scenes erupted in Parliament among them. The incident was filmed and shared on social media. Critics said the authorities' action to ban live broadcasts underscored a crackdown on anyone questioning the planned constitutional amendment.

World Media Construction starts on Mexican border wall prototypes
Author: 0 Construction starts on Mexican border wall prototypes

Eight companies were chosen to build eight different border wall prototypes. With Mexico refusing to pay, Trump has said since taking office in January that the wall will initially need US funding but that he will find a way to make Mexico ultimately pay for it.

World Media Thousands evacuated after blasts in Ukraine arms depot
Author: 0 Thousands evacuated after blasts in Ukraine arms depot

Several videos show rockets shooting into the air before a massive explosion, leveling several buildings near the warehouse. Right now, the cause has not yet been determined, however, according to the Independent , the Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman claimed "external factors" influenced the incident.

World Media Chinese coal imports from North Korea resumed in August
Author: 0 Chinese coal imports from North Korea resumed in August

US intelligence also recently claimed , in intel made public to the Congressional House Foreign Affairs Committee, that North Korean vessels were using more complicated evasion networks to move coal to China. North Korea's biggest trading partner - has agreed to implement United Nations sanctions against the regime but refused to cut off supplies such of food, textiles and fuel on humanitarian grounds.

World Media Otto Warmbier Coroner's Report Shows No Signs of Torture
Author: 0 Otto Warmbier Coroner's Report Shows No Signs of Torture

Gretel Stephens, also notes that his nose and ears show "no remarkable alteration" and that "the teeth are natural and in good fix", contrary to Fred Warmbier's statement on Tuesday that his son's mouth looked as through "someone had taken a pair of pliers and rearranged his bottom teeth".

World Media Trump holds joint press conference with Spanish Prime Minister
Author: 0 Trump holds joint press conference with Spanish Prime Minister

Catalonians are set to vote in a referendum on Sunday October 1 which the Spanish government has declared to be illegal. Trump made the comment to Rajoy during his visit to the White House, the government said. Trump said that both America and Spain share many challenges and difficulties ranging from North Korea to Iran and what he called the rogue regime in Venezuela.

World Media Saudi Women to Get Driving License Soon
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NAIJ.com earlier reported that the total number of pilgrims for the 2017 Hajj in Saudi Arabia hit 1.705 million higher than the immediate last exercise with 367,095. The royal decree, announced live on state television Tuesday, will come into effect in June next year. "Since that day [the first protest in 1990], Saudi women have been asking for the right to drive, and finally it arrived".

Author: 0 McCain: US should scrap shipping restrictions on storm-ravaged Puerto Rico

Orlando Democratic Congressman Darren Soto wants quicker action in getting federal help to Puerto Rico. "His treatment of Puerto Rico gives the impression that he doesn't consider it as much of a part of the United States as Texas and Florida", said Timothy Naftali, a presidential historian at New York University.

World Media Palestine granted membership of Interpol
Author: 0 Palestine granted membership of Interpol

Some 75 countries voted in favor, with 24 voting against and 34 abstaining. The U.N. General Assembly recognized Palestine as a non-member observer state in 2012 and UNESCO approved it as a full member. "In the context of reviewing opportunities to strengthen mutual cooperation and coordination, Ashrawi called on the New Zealand government to recognize Palestine as a demonstration of its firm commitment to the two-state solution and a just peace".

World Media Hansen Unplugged: Anthem protests not about disrespecting the flag
Author: 0 Hansen Unplugged: Anthem protests not about disrespecting the flag

He also commented on the level of booing being the loudest he's "ever heard" during Monday night's matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals, saying there was "great anger" at the game. A football player kneels during the anthem in support of those who have suffered racial discrimination. Some analysts said that fans may tune out if the game isn't close or if a "big name team" isn't playing.

World Media Trump Candidate Loses Alabama Primary
Author: 0 Trump Candidate Loses Alabama Primary

Trump took the stage to hold a rally for odd in Huntsville, Alabama on Friday. In other words, the election on Tuesday night is a sign that rockier times in Washington D.C. The publication is headed again by Bannon, and the former top Trump aide reportedly seeks to focus on 2018 races. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon also privately charged that Trump's son-in-law was responsible for the endorsement, according to a Republican Alabama political operative.

World Media Siemens and Alstom Will Merge Rail Operations Into Global Giant
Author: 0 Siemens and Alstom Will Merge Rail Operations Into Global Giant

Alstom Chief Executive Henri Poupart-Lafarge on Wednesday expressed confidence that the deal would receive antitrust approval. The new entity will benefit from an order backlog of €61.2 billion ($71.75 billion), revenue of €15.3 billion ($17.94 billion), an adjusted EBIT of €1.2 billion ($1.41 billion) and an adjusted EBIT-margin of 8.0 percent, based on information extracted from the last annual financial statements of Alstom and Siemens .

World Media Senators introduce Republican answer to DACA
Author: 0 Senators introduce Republican answer to DACA

Steny Hoyer, D-Md. The program, created by former President Barack Obama through executive order in 2012, grants work permits to the children of undocumented immigrants who meet certain requirements . The bill differs from previous iterations of the Dream Act, which failed to pass a Democratic-controlled Senate in 2010. There's a new immigration bill in the Senate, and we can probably just call it "DACA 2.0".

World Media Jared Kushner used private email for White House business
Author: 0 Jared Kushner used private email for White House business

Other advisers, including Gary D. Cohn and Stephen Miller , sent or received at least a few emails on personal accounts, officials said . Though White House officials sometimes use private emails in addition to government ones, Kushner's use of a private account is controversial due to Republicans heavy criticism of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for her use of a private email server in government communications.

World Media Russian MoD Build Euphrates Bridge in Syria for Transportation Services
Author: 0 Russian MoD Build Euphrates Bridge in Syria for Transportation Services

The Western media, along with officials, often take the information provided by SOHR at face value and cite its reports that speak of victims of either Russian or Syrian military actions in the region. "These were militant bases, ammunition stores, armoured vehicles, rocket systems, and workshops fitting out "jihad jeeps" which were located a long way from residential areas", he said .

World Media Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Make First Public Appearance As A Couple
Author: 0 Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Make First Public Appearance As A Couple

First Lady Melania Trump . A young Australian boy is in the spotlight after becoming one of the first people to meet Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in a public setting. The couple's public displays of affection come on the heels of Markle's Vanity Fair cover story , where she opened up about how "in love" they are with one another.

World Media 'Stop lying', Spanish minister tells Catalan separatists
Author: 0 'Stop lying', Spanish minister tells Catalan separatists

State police have been sent to the region to monitor public spaces and "act in case the illegal referendum is maintained". Spain's government on Tuesday ordered Catalonia's regional police force to identify officials at local schools and other civic buildings expected to be used as polling stations in a controversial independence referendum .

World Media Ford's Operations In Mexico Left Undisturbed By Major Earthquake
Author: 0 Ford's Operations In Mexico Left Undisturbed By Major Earthquake

The delegation will stay in Mexico for a week and will come back on September 29, ahead of Yom Kippur. Almost a week after the deadly 7.1 magnitude quake , the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-storey building in Mexico City is among the few sites where searchers still hold hope someone could be trapped alive.

World Media Megyn Kelly Said The Most Cringe-y Comment To 'Will & Grace' Fan
Author: 0 Megyn Kelly Said The Most Cringe-y Comment To 'Will & Grace' Fan

I also doubt the new "MSM" viewers are likely to completely buy this new, super soft, version of her any more than MSNBC loyalists took to Trump supporter Greta Van Susteren (who lasted only a few months there). Here you have four seasoned comedy actors (Eric McCormack, Debra Messing , Sean Hayes and Megan Mullally), who, if nothing else, probably know how to be amusing and chatty and casual.