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World Media E-mail threat forces JCC to close
Author: 0 E-mail threat forces JCC to close

On Thursday, a bomb threat was received at the Jewish Children's Museum in Brooklyn. Sunday's incident brings the number of bomb threats in the United States and Canada since January to 154, according to the Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism.

Author: 0 Iraqi Forces Advance Deeper In Mosul, Commander Says

Since the government's initial push into the western side of the city began February 19, US and Iraqi commanders have described fierce IS resistance as the extremist force seeks to hold its last significant urban area in the war-ravaged country.

Author: 0 PA Chairman Abbas: Trump committed to 'authentic peace process'

The Palestinian Authority still embraces a two-state outcome, as does Netanyahu. Al-Malki unveiled that the US envoy may check the two sides; Israel and the Palestinians, desire to resume the stalled peace negotiations and finding a mechanism that enables the Palestinian side to keep in touch with the United States.

World Media Backed SDF says it can capture Syrian city of Raqqa
Author: 0 Backed SDF says it can capture Syrian city of Raqqa

Votel told reporters after the hearing that he believes the increased USA presence is helping to encourage both sides to focus on defeating ISIS, rather than fighting one another. There could be more Americans on the way to fight ISIS. Abdel Rahman said SDF fighters advancing on IS jihadists in Al-Matab, which lies about 55 kilometres southeast of Raqa.

World Media Two blasts in Damascus leave 40 killed, 120 injured
Author: 0 Two blasts in Damascus leave 40 killed, 120 injured

The blasts took place near the Bab al-Saghir cemetery in the old city of Damascus, containing a number of historic and religious sites. Iraq said that the dead included 40 of its citizens. There were conflicting reports about what caused the explosions. The second blast went off 10 minutes after the first, causing harm also to people tending to the wounded, a Damascus correspondent told a TV station, according to Reuters .

World Media Germany shuts down shopping mall over attack threat
Author: 0 Germany shuts down shopping mall over attack threat

Separately, police said in a statement: "The shopping centre will be closed all Saturday due to security concerns". Police were quoted by German media as saying there had been a possible threat of a terrorist attack . The spokesman added: "In order to avoid possible danger to visitors, they will not be able to enter the shopping halls or the vehicle park". Germany remains on edge following a series of attacks over the past year, including when a failed Tunisian asylum seeker drove a ...

Author: 0 Based aid group forced to shut down operations in Turkey

Turkey and the USA are locked in a heated dispute about US plans to liberate Raqqa, with Turkey suggesting its own military and allied forces in Syria should mount the fight. They noted that largely thanks to the active role of Russian Federation and Turkey, it became possible not only to ensure the cessation of hostilities between Syrian government forces and the armed opposition but also to begin substantive talks, direct and concrete negotiations between the parties to the conflict in ...

Author: 0 Toyota stolen with 4-year-old girl inside

Someone found the abandoned auto three hours later. The incident happened after the mother had put the girl inside the vehicle and then gone back into the house to fetch another child. An Amber Alert was issued, asking the public to find the vehicle and the girl. "Do not leave your child in a vehicle alone. Generally speaking, within a short period of time the auto is found abandoned somewhere".

World Media Arsenal thrash Lincoln, fans want Wenger out
Author: 0 Arsenal thrash Lincoln, fans want Wenger out

Fresh from a 10-2 aggregate thrashing at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champions League, Arsenal didn't find the net until first-half injury time. Arsenal eased past Lincoln City at the Emirates with a few gears to spare on Saturday afternoon. "I think I've shown since I'm here that first of all I love this club, that I'm loyal to this club and that I make the right decisions for this club".

World Media North Korea jumps on South Korean president's ouster, calling her a 'criminal'
Author: 0 North Korea jumps on South Korean president's ouster, calling her a 'criminal'

Not all were as pleased with the outcome, however, and some pro-Park protesters turned on police vans outside court. But now that she's a former president, Park is stripped of that privilege and will likely face a direct investigation. Ms Choi is accused of using her presidential connections to pressure companies to give millions of dollars in donations to non-profit foundations she controlled.

World Media Trump Campaign Adviser Says He Exchanged Messages With DNC Hacker
Author: 0 Trump Campaign Adviser Says He Exchanged Messages With DNC Hacker

Guccifer 2.0 wrote Mr. The conversation between Stone and Guccifer 2.0, which took place via Twitter direct messages, was first reported on Wednesday by The Smoking Gun . The Times obtained the contents of the messages exchanged between Stone and Guccifer 2.0. The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security last December released a joint report detailing how federal investigators linked the Russian government to hacks of Democratic Party organizations.

World Media Nigerian president Buhari returns to Nigeria after medical leave in London
Author: 0 Nigerian president Buhari returns to Nigeria after medical leave in London

There has been no statement or public address concerning the nature of his, as yet, undisclosed illness. Buhari's absence has been officially attributed to an unspecified ailment. Though Buhari's return may provide some semblance of closure, lingering questions about his capabilities and the state of Nigeria's economy, have left a lasting cloud of uncertainty in the air.

World Media VW pleads guilty in US District Court to Dieselgate felony charges
Author: 0 VW pleads guilty in US District Court to Dieselgate felony charges

Judge Sean Cox in a U.S. District Court in Detroit accepted the plea but postponed agreeing to proposed fines and terms of a settlement. As we learned in September 2015, several Volkswagen and Audi diesel models manufactured between 2008 and 2015 were found to use engine-management software that would artificially limit emissions during laboratory tests, then deactivate during real-world driving.

World Media Malaysian PM blames North Korea for Kim Jong Nam's death
Author: 0 Malaysian PM blames North Korea for Kim Jong Nam's death

He shows the camera his North Korean diplomatic passport as proof, and later verified by South Korea's National Intelligence Service, that he is Kim Han Sol, the son of the nearly certainly murdered exile Kim Jong Nam. Still, Kim wants to stay alive and in power rather than end up a martyr, according to Daniel Pinkston, a Seoul-based lecturer in worldwide relations with Troy University.

World Media Man held women captive, forced them to dance at strip clubs
Author: 0 Man held women captive, forced them to dance at strip clubs

The home is 6,800 square feet with seven beds and nine baths. He was in jail with an initial court appearance scheduled for Thursday. He has not entered a plea to his charges and it was not immediately clear if he has retained an attorney. Eight kidnapped women were forced to work as strippers at a local club in a disturbing case out of Georgia , authorities said this week. Possible federal charges are also pending.

Author: 0 Turkish Military Chief Meets with Russian, US Counterparts

He faces an April referendum on sweeping new powers he deems vital to a country facing spillover of Islamic State violence from Syria. "An attempt to capture Manbij would mean confrontation with three critical actors in Syria , namely the U.S., Russian Federation and Syria as well as Iran", Ilhan Uzgel, a senior analyst in global relations, told Xinhua.

World Media Kim Han Sol, Son of Assassinated Kim Jong Nam, Speaks Out
Author: 0 Kim Han Sol, Son of Assassinated Kim Jong Nam, Speaks Out

Malaysian authorities say that Mr Kim Jong Nam was killed by the nerve agent VX in an apparent assassination at Kuala Lumpur International Airport last month. "I'm now with my mother and my sister", the man can be heard saying in English after identifying himself as Kim Han-sol. Some of the reports also said that Kim Han-sol and his family have since been granted shelter in the Netherlands.

World Media Trump In China: Ben Cardin Slams President For Beijing Trademarks
Author: 0 Trump In China: Ben Cardin Slams President For Beijing Trademarks

The Associated Press reported that the Chinese Trademark Office published the provisional approvals on February 27 and Monday. The approval is preliminary and will be formally registered in 90 days, if no one objects to the trademarks. "It's appalling that the president refuses to address this crystal clear conflict of interest", Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, said in a statement .

World Media Watch daycare worker push little girl down stairs
Author: 0 Watch daycare worker push little girl down stairs

She then she helped the child down the next flight of stairs. Sarah Gable was charged with assault after pushing a child down a staircase. Upon descending some steps, Gable briefly stops and looks at the camera, as if acknowledging its presence and perhaps discovering that her position might be compromised.

World Media White House media briefing with Sean Spicer
Author: 0 White House media briefing with Sean Spicer

Obama had filled before their respective inauguration days, those tours, and the perk of being able to arrange them, ground to a halt when Trump took office. The White House says details on how to enter will be released later in March. Wolkoff said Melania will be "moving to D.C. and settling in to the White House at the end of the school year", notes CNN .

World Media Explosion, Gunfire Heard In Attack On Kabul Military Hospital
Author: 0 Explosion, Gunfire Heard In Attack On Kabul Military Hospital

The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg ‏said he strongly condemns the inhumane Kabul attack on hospital patients and staff. NATO stands with Afghanistan in the fight against terrorism, he wrote on his Twitter account. Qassemi offered his deep condolences to the Afghan people and government as well as the bereaved families of victims of the brutal attack. "Our security forces are at the scene to counter the".

World Media Donald Trump met and 'warmly greeted' the Russian ambassador during the campaign
Author: 0 Donald Trump met and 'warmly greeted' the Russian ambassador during the campaign

The meeting between the two men took place while Mr Trump was at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington on 27 April, 2016. The reports of Trump's April 2016 encounter with Ambassador Sergey Kislyak comes just days after two of Trump's top advisers - former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Attorney General Jeff Sessions - became embroiled in controversy following the revelation that they each spoke with the ambassador prior to the Inauguration.

World Media Nike Is Releasing a New Performance Hijab for Muslim Female Athletes
Author: 0 Nike Is Releasing a New Performance Hijab for Muslim Female Athletes

The discussion about hijabs in sports has been controversial and FIFA, the worldwide football association, banned hijabs for soccer players until as recently as 2014. One of those shown is a Muslim woman running in a hijab as an older woman and man look on. In an effort to make strides to become a more inclusive brand, Nike has chose to help these female athletes improve their performances.

World Media IISc the only Indian name among best 20 small universities
Author: 0 IISc the only Indian name among best 20 small universities

This is the first time an Indian institute has secured a place in the top 10 global university rankings. CalTech of the USA is the No. 1 in the 2017 rankings. The top University continues to be California Institute of Technology or CalTech as famously referred. IISc, a public university for scientific research and higher education, was established in 1909 with active support from Jamsetji Tata and Sir Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, the Maharaja of Mysore.

World Media Mass South Korea rallies as final Park impeachment ruling looms
Author: 0 Mass South Korea rallies as final Park impeachment ruling looms

Special prosecutor Park, referring to the Samsung chief's Korean name, Choi Soon-sil, said: "Samsung Group vice chairman, Lee Jae-yong, colluded with others including the corporate strategy office chief, Choi Gee-sung, to bribe the president and Choi Soon-sil with an aim to receive support for his succession by embezzling corporate funds".

World Media GOP Leaders Begin To Pitch Health Bill, Facing Skeptics In Both Parties
Author: 0 GOP Leaders Begin To Pitch Health Bill, Facing Skeptics In Both Parties

Those efforts already face staunch opposition from the Democratic minority in both chambers of Congress. "And so we really need to look at some amendments, make sure that we get rid of the taxes". "We are divided, we have to admit, we are divided on replacement", Paul said. Earlier versions would have provided the credit regardless of income, an element that many conservative House lawmakers opposed.

World Media Modi cites shamshan to seek votes, says Arvind Kejriwal
Author: 0 Modi cites shamshan to seek votes, says Arvind Kejriwal

While he was promising a London-like place, a few residents of the area led by former Congress MLA Mukesh Sharma showed black flag to Kejriwal during his public rally. People raised slogans against the Chief Minister and burnt his effigies, alleging the work which began four years ago was not yet completed. He said, "We do not have money to contest the election".

World Media Economic nationalism, volatility threatens modest recovery: OECD
Author: 0 Economic nationalism, volatility threatens modest recovery: OECD

In November, faced with the acceleration of the United Kingdom economy on the back of continued strength in consumer spending, the OECD changed its prediction to 1.2 per cent. The OECD also raised its estimates for several of the world's biggest economies, including the USA and China, but kept its world economic estimate unchanged at 3.3 per cent - just slightly better than last year's rate of 3.0 per cent.

Author: 0 Sessions Clarifies Russia Testimony to Senate Committee

Jeff Sessions (R-AL) is sworn in before the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing to be the USA attorney general January 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. He had to know that his meetings with the Russian ambassador - whatever was discussed - were germane to the questions asked because of the entire controversy over Russian involvement in the USA election.

World Media The Dalai Lama Roasts China's Government During Interview With John Oliver
Author: 0 The Dalai Lama Roasts China's Government During Interview With John Oliver

In 2014, the Dalai Lama suggested he could be the last one, prompting outrage from China, which said ending the reincarnation line betrayed and disrespected Tibetan Buddhism. You know it very well and I will not repeat it. They even touch on his death and eventual reincarnation, something that has become a very divisive subject because of the government's role in trying to dictate the future of the role.