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World Media These are the countries with the most pollution-related deaths
Author: 0 These are the countries with the most pollution-related deaths

Of the western European countries included in the study, only Belgium recorded a higher rate of 8.59%. The Lancet Commission on pollution and health is a two-year project in which more than 40 worldwide health and environmental authors led by environmental scientist Philip Landrigan were involved.

World Media Second judge rules against Trump's latest travel ban
Author: 0 Second judge rules against Trump's latest travel ban

And it's not clear that judges in the rest of the country, and particularly at the Supreme Court, are going to agree with Judge Watson that the Trump administration's behavior is so inappropriate that it requires judges to evaluate whether a national security measure is justified by the facts - rather than to simply assume that the government acted in good faith.

World Media New twist in MH370 tale as Malaysia agrees to resume search
Author: 0 New twist in MH370 tale as Malaysia agrees to resume search

The Malaysian government and an US-based ocean exploration company are on the verge of a "no find, no fee" agreement as the search for MH370 restarts after more than three years. "While I am hopeful of a successful search, I'm conscious of not raising hopes for the loved ones of those on board". Beijing resident Steve Wang, whose mother was on board the missing plane, told CNN Friday that using a third party to continue the search was "definitely good news".

World Media North Korea Warns Of 'Unimaginable Strike' On United States
Author: 0 North Korea Warns Of 'Unimaginable Strike' On United States

It added that Americans should expect an "unimaginable strike at an unimaginable time". The United States has since ramped up military drills with South Korea and Japan, its two closest allies in the region. On Monday, Kim In Ryong, North Korea's deputy U.N. envoy, told a U.N. General Assembly committee the Korean peninsula situation had reached a touch-and-go point and a nuclear war could break out at any moment.

World Media Nevada Attorney General announces General Motors settlement
Author: 0 Nevada Attorney General announces General Motors settlement

GM recalled 2.6 million small cars worldwide in 2014 because their ignition switches could slip from the "run" position to the "off" position, shutting off the engine. Laxalt said Nevada will receive about $1.4 million from the settlement. The states alleged that certain employees of GM and General Motors Corporation, which went through bankruptcy proceedings in 2009, knew as early as 2004 that the switch posed a safety defect.

World Media Statewide quake drill happening Thursday morning
Author: 0 Statewide quake drill happening Thursday morning

Drop- drop where you are, onto your hands and knees. Hold on- hold on until shaking stops under shelter. ShakeOut organizers note that many Californians have not experienced a damaging natural disaster, such as young people or people who have recently moved to the state.

World Media US Demands that Hamas Reject Terror, Recognize Israel
Author: 0 US Demands that Hamas Reject Terror, Recognize Israel

The remarks came during a closed roundtable discussion between Yahya Sinwar and Gazan youth about the ongoing reconciliation negotiations with rival Palestinian faction Fatah, to which some media outlets were invited to attend. For Moshe Maoz, an Israeli professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the USA and Israel are overreacting.

World Media Feds Grant Maine's Request For Another REAL ID Waiver
Author: 0 Feds Grant Maine's Request For Another REAL ID Waiver

Michigan , Minnesota , New York , Vermont and Washington are the only states that now issue EDLs. DPS is actively working towards making Oklahoma REAL ID compliant and will use this time to gain compliance with the requirement. Q: Why are some states still not compliant? MVD Administrator Sarah Garcia said, "This extension gives MVD time to develop business processes, hire new staff, and acquire the necessary equipment needed to implement REAL ID".

World Media University of Florida shocked they can't stop racist speech
Author: 0 University of Florida shocked they can't stop racist speech

Robert E. Lee. University of Florida President W. Kent Fuchs reinforced his belief in promoting free speech on university campuses, but said the additional security costs associated with hosting white nationalists like Richard Spencer on campus place an "unfair" burden on taxpayers.

World Media Virbhadra to file papers on Friday, BJP's Dhumal yet to decide
Author: 0 Virbhadra to file papers on Friday, BJP's Dhumal yet to decide

Nadda , who is known for his proximity to party's organizational leadership. Sources say a lot of surveys capturing the mood of the people taken into account before the final selection, and Anurag Thakur believes the selection of candidates will ensure more than 50 seats for the BJP .

World Media Central Intelligence Agency dog fired for not sniffing bombs
Author: 0 Central Intelligence Agency dog fired for not sniffing bombs

Usually it lasts for a day, maybe two. For the dogs that don't make it through the Central Intelligence Agency's explosive detection training program, there's still a full life to be lived-just not serving the public. Lulu's replacement will join Suni, Heide, Freya, Nicola and Indigo on the training programme. Freed from the intractable ethical dilemma of wanting to succeed in her field, but not wanting to sacrifice her principles, Lulu found peace.

World Media Iraqi forces retake areas in northern Nineveh province
Author: 0 Iraqi forces retake areas in northern Nineveh province

On Monday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, also the commander-in-chief of Iraqi forces, ordered government forces to enter the oil-rich Kirkuk province in northern Iraq to regain control of the ethnically-mixed disputed areas. Large amounts of territory seized by the Kurdish Peshmerga over the course of multiple years of war with ISIS has been ceded back to the Iraqi central government in only about 72 hours.

World Media Kelly Denounces Congresswoman's Public Account Of Trump's Call With Widow
Author: 0 Kelly Denounces Congresswoman's Public Account Of Trump's Call With Widow

President Trump denies Democratic congresswoman's claim that he told the widow of a USA soldier recently killed in Niger that 'he knew what he signed up for '. Trump had also sparked criticism when he claimed Obama did not call Gold Star families before recalibrating the statement to say he didn't think the former president often did so.

World Media Northam's lead over Gillespie drops to 4%
Author: 0 Northam's lead over Gillespie drops to 4%

In the governor's race, most polls have shown a tight race with Northam maintaining a consistent lead. The Quinnipiac poll has Libertarian Party candidate Cliff Hyra with two percent support. Overall, 28% say their vote is a message of disapproval and 17% say it is a message of support. The Monmouth poll also found that the race has become more regionally divided, with Gillespie widening the gap in western Virginia and Northam picking up steam in northern Virginia.

Author: 0 Israel closes Palestinian media groups in West Bank raids

On Wednesday, the committee approved an additional 1,323 units across the West Bank, at various stages in the permitting process, including units in Amichai, a settlement planned for the evacuees of the illegally built outpost of Amona which was demolished in February 2017.

World Media Video showing high school cheerleaders yelling racial slur prompts investigation
Author: 0 Video showing high school cheerleaders yelling racial slur prompts investigation

The 10-second recording, which was posted to Instagram , features a group of teenage girls who individually and as a group repeatedly yell a profane phrase with the N-word while laughing. Although the video was not made at school, Findlay said they are taking the matter very seriously and " appropriate disciplinary action will be taken if the students involved are found to have violated the school's code of conduct".

World Media U.S. wants stronger India economic, defense ties given China's rise: Tillerson
Author: 0 U.S. wants stronger India economic, defense ties given China's rise: Tillerson

Tillerson is scheduled to visit India next week. Tillerson said even as the U.S. and India grow their economic and defence cooperation, they must have an eye to include other nations which share their goals. "In doing so, Pakistan furthers peace and stability for itself and its neighbours and improves its own global standing", he said. Taking on Pakistan, Rex Tillerson said Islamabad must act against terror outfits based in their own region.

World Media Anne Frank costume pulled after social media backlash
Author: 0 Anne Frank costume pulled after social media backlash

As the outrage swelled, Ross Walker Smith, spokesman for Halloweencostumes.com, said on Twitter: "We take feedback from our customers very seriously". The costume was reportedly removed from some retailers' websites, following criticism on social media. In 2015, the same costume was being sold on eBay as a "1940s Period Anne Frank Fancy Dress Costume".

World Media Amnesty: Myanmar army killed at least hundreds of Rohingya
Author: 0 Amnesty: Myanmar army killed at least hundreds of Rohingya

More than 580,000 refugees have fled to neighboring Bangladesh since late August. During his visit, he met State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Tatmadaw (the country's armed forces) Commander-in-Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, among other officials, as well as with representatives of Myanmar's civil society, the resident diplomatic community and representatives of global non-governmental organisations.

World Media Second federal judge blocks Trump's curbs on travel to US
Author: 0 Second federal judge blocks Trump's curbs on travel to US

All those countries except Chad, North Korea and Venezuela were included in two earlier temporary versions of the travel ban, which Trump's opponents called thinly veiled attempts to fulfill his campaign pledge of a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States".

World Media Akombe's exit will not affect repeat presidential poll - Jubilee MPs say
Author: 0 Akombe's exit will not affect repeat presidential poll - Jubilee MPs say

He invited political leaders in the country to discuss impediments to the vote, which was ordered by the Supreme Court on 1 September, adding he would not tolerate further threats to board staff. Fellow commissioners had become increasingly partisan, coming to meetings "ready to vote along party lines", she said, and were unwilling to "be frank with the Kenyan people".

Author: 0 Iran calls for NUCLEAR ACTION against U.S. accusing Washington of 'creating ISIS'

Senior officials in France, Britain and Germany have dismissed the United States president's approach to the JCPOA, saying they will continue to support the nuclear deal. Tehran has said it seeks only civilian nuclear energy from its enrichment of uranium, and that the program has nothing to do with missile development efforts.

World Media Manhunt underway after 3 killed at Maryland office shooting
Author: 0 Manhunt underway after 3 killed at Maryland office shooting

They say he is driving a black 2008 GMC Acadia with the DE license plate PC064273. CBS Baltimore reports the victim in that case is hospitalized, but few details were immediately available. Prince had worked for Advanced Granite Solutions for the past four months and had been scheduled to work on Wednesday, the sheriff said. Gov. Larry Hogan said late Wednesday morning that "the killer remains on the loose".

World Media Two neutron stars collide - and the explosion stuns astronomers
Author: 0 Two neutron stars collide - and the explosion stuns astronomers

For the first time, astrophysicists have observed merging neutron stars using LIGO (the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory) and the Virgo interferometer. In the hours, days and weeks following the smashup, other forms of light or electromagnetic radiation - including X-ray, ultraviolet, optical, infrared, and radio waves - were detected.

World Media Syria's Raqqa fully liberated from Islamic State by Kurdish-led SDF
Author: 0 Syria's Raqqa fully liberated from Islamic State by Kurdish-led SDF

Ryan Dillon told CNN. Clearing operations were now under way to uncover any jihadist sleeper cells and remove landmines, he added. In a briefing to reporters in Washington, a US military spokesman, Col. There has been a "staggering loss of civilian life" in Raqqa, according to United Nations war crimes investigators. "Most of Raqqa people, including us, were looking forward to the day that ISIS would be defeated, but not in this scenario, having a new leadership that committed many human ...

World Media Trump doubles down on false claim about Obama and Gold Star families
Author: 0 Trump doubles down on false claim about Obama and Gold Star families

Trump made the statements after he was asked whether he would call the families of the four U.S. Army special operations commandos killed in an ambush in Niger earlier this month. Mr Souza was inspired to act after Mr Trump had suggested that he was rare among presidents in that he either wrote or spoke with relatives of service members killed in action.

Author: 0 Battle against Bitcoin: Russia launches own cryptocurrency dubbed the Cryptoruble

Dubbed CryptoRuble , the Russian cryptocurrency will not be open for mining and will be under tight control by government authorities. Mixed messages have emerged from Russian Federation on various existing cryptocurrencies. What makes this move somewhat surprising is that Russian President Vladimir Putin has spoken out against cryptocurrencies, even recently calling for a complete ban on them within Russia .

World Media Police round up unusual suspect: young bull on soccer field
Author: 0 Police round up unusual suspect: young bull on soccer field

A wild photo shot from above shows the bold bovine kicking up dust on a street near Prospect Park, according to ABC7NY, which tweeted the image . Emergency Service Unit officers used soccer goals to fence the animal in on a baseball diamond, but the calf barreled through one of the nets, knocking down one of the officers.