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Global China-built railway biggest Kenya project since independence
Author: 0 China-built railway biggest Kenya project since independence

Kenya today is launching a brand new railway running from the capital, Nairobi, to the port city of Mombasa. Kenya Railways had initially announced a Sh900 fare for the economy class and Sh3,000 for the business class. China provided loans that were used to construct the railway, a Vision 2030 flagship project, and its companies built the line and supplied locomotives.

Global Australian girl on vacation killed in Baghdad car bomb blast
Author: 0 Australian girl on vacation killed in Baghdad car bomb blast

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, as well as a separate vehicle bomb attack on the same night near the Shuhada Bridge, about six kilometres away from the ice-cream parlour. "This is devastating and shocking news for Zynab's family, for her classmates and teachers, and for our entire community", he said. "It's not part of Islam, it's not part of our culture, so we definitely condemn this".

Global Saudi Aramco signs joint venture deal to build shipyard
Author: 0 Saudi Aramco signs joint venture deal to build shipyard

Ltd. Ltd. and Lamprell to develop and operate the $5.2 billion project located at Ras Al-Khair on the east coast. Lamprell shares jumped 13 percent after the announcement. Lamprell will own 20 percent of the equity, requiring it to spend up to $140 million over the course of the yard's construction, with the funds coming from its existing financial resources and future cash flows, according to the statement .

Author: 0 Police in standoff with armed man at Orlando airport

Some witnesses initially said they thought to have heard gunshots, but a spokesperson for the Orlando Police Department confirmed that no shots were fired during the incident. "Incident ongoing involving man w/ weapon in terminal - Level 1 A-side, rental auto area". The airport tweeted that the area had been contained and there was minimal impact to operations.

Global Trump Appears to Shove NATO Leader to Get to Front of Group
Author: 0 Trump Appears to Shove NATO Leader to Get to Front of Group

As a presidential candidate, Trump railed against NATO's financial burden-sharing, suggesting the US might only come to the defense of countries that meet the alliance's guidelines - for committing 2 percent of their gross domestic product to military spending.

Author: 0 White House Ducks Questions Over Kushner Back-Channel Reports

That follows a recent report from The Washington Post alleging that Kushner wanted to develop a secure, private line with Russian Federation. WASHINGTON-What did the president know about Senior White House Adviser Jared Kushner's alleged attempt to set up a backchannel with Russian Federation and when did he know it? According to the "Times", current and former officials say it may have been part of an effort by Kushner to establish a direct line to Putin outside of USA intelligence ...

Global Manchester bomber: Police appeal to find suitcase
Author: 0 Manchester bomber: Police appeal to find suitcase

He said they have no reason to believe the case and its contents contain anything unsafe, but would ask people to be cautious. Greater Manchester Police said two men aged 20 and 24 from the Fallowfield area and a 37-year-old man from the Blackley area had been released.

Author: 0 Prepared to leave European Union without a Brexit deal, says Theresa May

The "Battle for Number 10" show broadcast on Sky News and Channel 4 brought the two prime contenders together in the same studio at the same time, but they did not appear together at any point. She repeatedly drove home the idea that she will negotiate on Britain's behalf during the forthcoming negotiations. "I am prepared. I am ready to go".

Global Rajasthan HC wants cow to be declared national animal
Author: 0 Rajasthan HC wants cow to be declared national animal

The court's view comes amid the protest, beef being held in several parts of the country over the Centre's notification banning the sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets. On Tuesday, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court had stayed the new cattle trade rules for a period of four weeks, while observing that it was an individual's right to choose his or her own food.

Author: 0 UK police arrest eleventh suspect of Manchester terror attack

He was getting ready to visit Saudi Arabia and sounded "normal". Among the first victims to be named were eight-year-old Saffie Roussos from Leyland and teenagers Olivia Campbell, 15, from Bury and Georgina Callander from Chorley. Twelve of those rushed to hospital were children. "There was a policeman, armed policeman, shouting at my neighbor. and I realized there is something wrong here", he said.

Global Man found shot dead in Dublin city centre auto park
Author: 0 Man found shot dead in Dublin city centre auto park

The alarm wasn't raised until 90 minutes later. "A man with apparent gunshot injuries has been discovered in a auto in an underground vehicle park at the above location at approximately 9.50am". The man is believed to be in critical condition. . Both scenes are now being preserved and Gardaí say that further details will follow in due course.

Global Family of Eskom employee found dead to picket outside the Springs substation
Author: 0 Family of Eskom employee found dead to picket outside the Springs substation

Eskom spokesperson, Khulu Phasiwe also confirmed the discovery. He said family members went to the police station to report her missing after she did not return home and was not answering her phone. Mboneni Yende said the family was not coping with the death and was disappointed with the manner in which Eskom handled the situation. "There was no sign of the woman and her cellphone was switched off".

Author: 0 Trump administration announces plan to renegotiate NAFTA

Canada is ready to work with the United States and Mexico to bring the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement up to 21 century standards, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Thursday. The National Foreign Trade Council, a pro-trade business group, echoed the sentiments of many economists in highlighting the benefits NAFTA has delivered to all the member nations, noting Canada and Mexico are the largest export markets for US goods .

Author: 0 Nighttime, early morning bombings in Baghdad kill 31

SUSANNAH GEORGE , Associated Press: In the aftermath of the bombings , there was a lot of anger. Graphic content / Iraqis gather at the site of a auto bomb explosion near Baghdad's Al-Shuhada Bridge on May 30, 2017 which killed at least five people and wounded 17, security and medical officials said .There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack but the Islamic State group carries out frequent bombings targeting civilians in the Iraqi capital.

Global Thunderstorms possible in Tri-Cities, fire watch issued
Author: 0 Thunderstorms possible in Tri-Cities, fire watch issued

Extreme turbulence and surface wind gusts to 60 knots. Among those listed in the severe thunderstorm watch are Calhoun, Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Orangeburg, Richland, and Sumter counties. Get weather warnings on your cell phone by downloading the WIS First Alert Weather app . Some of the storms could become severe, with damaging wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour, hail and an isolated tornado.

Author: 0 Pentagon: Interceptor Missile Fired From Vandenberg AFB Succesfully Shoots Down Mock Warhead

The US armed forces announced that its interceptor rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California struck the warhead which was sacked from a US site in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The missile defense shield also has a spotty record, achieving only ten successful intercepts in 18 tries, after accounting for the latest test. One of the Senate's top missile defense boosters is applauding Tuesday's successful intercept test for sending a "clear message" to North Korea's ...

Author: 0 Trump's communications director to quit

He told CNN Tuesday he submitted his resignation on May 18 but offered to stay until the end of President Donald Trump's foreign trip. "It is my opinion that numerous leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media", Trump wrote in a series of Twitter posts on Sunday.

Global Illinois Legislature OK's automatic-voter registration
Author: 0 Illinois Legislature OK's automatic-voter registration

Now, the bill will head to the governor's office and he will decide to either approve the bill or veto it. It now returns to the Senate for agreements on changes. In 2016, AVR legislation was approved by West Virginia, Vermont and the District of Columbia. In 2017, Colorado joined in voting for AVR. According to Chicago's WTTW , Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson praised the measure Monday following its passage in the state house.

Author: 0 Democrats aim to keep focus on Trump's meeting with Russians

He also lashed out at Germany after an increasingly sour back-and-fourth with Chancellor Angela Merkel, who suggested over the weekend that her meetings with Trump in Europe had proceeded so poorly that she questioned the durability of US-Germany ties.

Global Syria using crematorium to cover up mass hangings, US claims
Author: 0 Syria using crematorium to cover up mass hangings, US claims

The Foreign Ministry said the allegations are a "new Hollywood plot" to justify USA intervention in Syria. The building of a crematorium allows the regime to cover up the extent of mass murders they undertake while leaving behind little evidence , Jones said.

Global President Trump's Son-in-Law Pushes Back Report Alleging Back-Channel with Russia
Author: 0 President Trump's Son-in-Law Pushes Back Report Alleging Back-Channel with Russia

That story, citing "U.S. officials briefed on intelligence reports", said that Kislyak " reported to his superiors in Moscow that Kushner, son-in-law and confidant to then-President-elect Trump, made the proposal during a meeting on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower, according to intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by USA officials".

Author: 0 Jared Kushner will answer questions 'when the time is right'

U.S. President Donald Trump leaped to the defense of senior adviser Jared Kushner over the weekend, saying his son-in-law was doing excellent work for the country. may not be true, they might be working you, but that's the whole point". First of all, the source for this story might want to alert the White House that Kushner hadn't discussed a backchannel with Kislyak: on Tuesday, Kellyanne Conway appeared on Fox & Friends to defend setting up a backchannel .

Global Ireland's AIB sees
Author: 0 Ireland's AIB sees "very significant" investor IPO appetite

The government, which spent €21bn in its bailout of AIB during the height of the financial crisis in 2010, said in a statement that it would sell about 25% of its stake in the lender in the IPO on the main Irish and London stock markets. One of Ireland's two dominant banks, AIB has been profitable for each of the last three years and is the largest provider of mortgages in the fast-recovering Irish economy.

Author: 0 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails end hunger strike after deal

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas had urged United States counterpart Donald Trump to raise the issue with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to the region earlier this week. Noting that the deteriorating conditions in Gaza and the West Bank only fuel anger and instability, Mr. Mladenov urged all sides to forge a genuine reconciliation.

Global May, Corbyn Grilled By Paxman And Studio Audience
Author: 0 May, Corbyn Grilled By Paxman And Studio Audience

At one point a heckler yelled, "You've clearly failed". Like Labour , the Lib Dems say they would extend it to apply to all two-year-olds, while the Greens want free universal childcare for all ages. Theresa May , really having to explain herself. Corbyn said there was a period of silence for "everyone who died in Northern Ireland" at the 1987 event, but when pressed further, he added that: "The contribution I made to that meeting was to call for a peace and dialogue process in Northern ...

Author: 0 Vladimir Putin Calls for Policies to Prevent Use of Chemical Weapons

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election are "fiction" invented by Democrats to explain their loss. During the press conference after their meeting, Macron was clear that he was not willing to waver on any of his campaign promises about holding Russian Federation to account.

Global University suggests female graduates wear low-cut tops
Author: 0 University suggests female graduates wear low-cut tops

The writer of the email added, as if as an afterthought, " Of course, ladies, this advice is not obligatory ". The "sincerest apologies" come after the suggestion caused an outcry on social media. 'Nobody has the right to tell you how to dress. "It goes without saying that the instructions linked to the dress of young female graduates are as far removed from as they are contrary to the values defended daily by ULB and its faculty".

Global President meets with EPA chief on Paris climate pact
Author: 0 President meets with EPA chief on Paris climate pact

Trump left the G7 summit in Sicily yesterday without reaffirming his commitment to the accord, while the other six world leaders present did. The United States is among the 147 countries and parties that have ratified the agreement but President Donald Trump has voiced concerns that the deal signed by the previous USA administration could harm the U.S.

Author: 0 Dramatic video shows sea lion dragging girl underwater

Her rescuer hands the girl off before being pulled from the water himself by onlookers. "It initially jumped up to the girl to read her, I guess", Fujiwara told CBC news . A sea lion, like the one pictured here, attacked a young girl at a wharf in Vancouver, grabbing her and dragging her into the water in a matter of seconds.

Global UN warns Trump against quitting Paris Climate Deal
Author: 0 UN warns Trump against quitting Paris Climate Deal

The Paris climate agreement within the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change , championed by former US President Barack Obama , was ratified by 143 countries. Axios reported late Saturday , citing sources with direct knowledge of the situation, that Trump has already informed multiple people in the government, including EPA administrator Scott Pruitt , that he intends to pull the US from the global climate change deal.

Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway Says Russia Investigation Is 'Just a Rush to

Kushner made his secret communications proposal on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications reviewed by USA officials, the Post reported late Friday. Monday's ceremony at Arlington Ceremony marked Mr Trump's first public appearance since returning to Washington from a nine-day foreign trip. "If not, then there's no way he can maintain that kind of a clearance", Schiff said.

Global Manchester attack: Shocking pictures of bomber's home-made nail bomb are leaked
Author: 0 Manchester attack: Shocking pictures of bomber's home-made nail bomb are leaked

Police have so far announced six arrests and Abedi's home was raided by special forces about 12 hours after the suicide attack. The anti-terror force that took Hisham Abedi into custody said that the teenager had confessed that both he and his brother were members of the Islamic State group and that Hashim Abedi had been aware of the details of the Manchester attack.

Author: 0 N.Korea launches new missile test

Suga, the Japanese cabinet secretary, said the missile fell about 300 kilometers (190 miles) north of the Oki islands in southwestern Japan and 500 kilometers (310 miles) west of Sado island in central Japan. In Washington , a National Security Council spokesman said President Trump had been briefed on the launch. The missile launched from the coastal town of Wonsan, the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement .

Global Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal
Author: 0 Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

He was also asked back-to-back questions on Brexit - one from a Leave voter calling for immigration controls and another from an unhappy Remain supporter. Neither Mrs May nor Mr Corbyn is expected to take part, with the Tories represented by Home Secretary Amber Rudd instead of the Prime Minister who will be campaigning in the South West.

Author: 0 Van ECK Associates Corp Purchases 15076270 Shares of Yamana Gold Inc. (AUY)

The mining company reported $0.02 earnings per share (EPS ) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.01. Russell Investments Group Ltd. Harmony Gold Mining Co. The stock's 50-day moving average is $2.79 and its 200 day moving average is $2.94. If you are viewing this article on another site, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of United States & global trademark and copyright laws.

Global Trudeau meets with Pope Francis at Vatican
Author: 0 Trudeau meets with Pope Francis at Vatican

This was one of the end-2015 recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, which heard testimony from almost 7,000 alumni over six years. Trudeau, a practicing Catholic, said he issued an invitation to the Pope to visit Canada in the coming years, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported.

Author: 0 Franken backs review of Kushner security clearance

He added: "Whenever you see the words "sources say" in the fake news media, and they don't mention names.it is very possible that those sources don't exist". Earlier this month, Trump fired James Comey, the FBI director who was overseeing that investigation. - Kushner under fire -Kushner made his secret communications proposal on December 1 or 2 at Trump Tower in NY, according to intercepts of Russian communications reviewed by U.S.

Global Trump Hits Germany on Trade: They're 'Bad, Very Bad'
Author: 0 Trump Hits Germany on Trade: They're 'Bad, Very Bad'

The director of Donald Trump's National Economic Council is clarifying comments the president reportedly made about Germany , saying Trump believes the country is "very bad" on trade but not as a nation. Further complicating the picture, some large German companies also invest, hire and produce in the United States. The German premium trio, along with its volume brands, manages to sell a significant number of automobiles in the U.S.

Author: 0 David De Gea's future set to be at Old Trafford

A move back to De Gea's hometown to join the European champions clearly appeals but United believe their Europa League final win will prove vital in keeping the Spain global at Old Trafford. But if Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo had his way, Navas could yet have a lifeline to his career in the Spanish capital. United have drawn up a list of alternatives should De Gea change his stance, including Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak and Milan's Gianluigi Donnarumma.

Global Trump Breaks Silence Over Portland Stabbing, Anti-Muslim Slurs
Author: 0 Trump Breaks Silence Over Portland Stabbing, Anti-Muslim Slurs

Our prayers are with them". When a 35-year-old Christian extremist, Jeremy Joseph Christian , began a racist, slur-filled tirade against two female passengers, one of whom was wearing a hijab, three fearless men-Ricky John Best, Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, and Micah David-Cole Fletcher-peacefully intervened to de-escalate the situation.

Author: 0 As North Korea threat grows, USA successfully tests missile defense

Two weeks earlier, North Korea tested a KN-17 medium range ballistic missile , the first successful launch of its kind for the nation. Despite the success of the $244-million United States test, it's not confirmation that the U.S.is capable of defending itself against any intercontinental-range missile fired by North Korea.

Author: 0 Former Ethiopia minister Tedros Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization chief

Not to be outdone, the second candidate, David Nabarro of Britain, put in a vigorous performance. Only about half of the world's population has access to health care "without impoverishment". David Nabarro , a United Nations veteran, to be the United Nations health agency's next director-general. Shortly after today's vote, both Nabarro and Nishtar congratulated Tedros.

Author: 0 White House Won't Confirm Kushner-Russia Reports

Trump believed he was facing more of a communications problem than a legal one, despite the intensifying inquiries, one person familiar with his thinking told the AP. Kushner was a trusted Trump adviser a year ago, overseeing the campaign's digital strategy. Mr Trump returned to Washington after a nine-day overseas tour and immediately went on the offensive, saying the leaks coming out of his administration were "fabricated lies' invented by the media".

Global Donegal's Minister pays tribute to Taoiseach Kenny
Author: 0 Donegal's Minister pays tribute to Taoiseach Kenny

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin said Kenny had worked diligently for his country over many years. However Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has not yet ruled herself out of contention. Cliona Doyle, chair of the Fine Gael parliamentary party, also pointed to Kenny's stewardship of the economy. "Leo has the qualities that I believe will bring Fine Gael and our country into a new era of social inclusion and fairness that will be to the benefit of every person throughout the country".

Author: 0 In UK vote, Brexit takes back seat to home issues, terror

Investors have awoken to the fact that May's promise of "strong and stable" government - never mind a landslide to match Tony Blair's in 1997 - could be in jeopardy with the pound dipping after a specific poll showed May's Conservative Party leading the Labour Party by just five points.

Global John Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'
Author: 0 John Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

But they did not dismiss the idea that the administration would go outside normal USA government and diplomatic channels for communications with other countries. Per a White House official, the plan was always for them to depart after the first part of the trip, during which the President spoke to three of the world's biggest religions in Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican.

Global Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone hits Bangladesh
Author: 0 Hundreds of thousands evacuated as cyclone hits Bangladesh

Four people were killed in the Cox's Bazar district and 60 were injured. In 2007 Cyclone Sidr killed almost 4,000 people and caused damages worth billions of dollars. It rained all over Bihar on Tuesday under the influence of cyclone Mora in the Bay of Bengal even as the southwest monsoon arrived in Kerala and parts of northeast on the day.

Author: 0 May, Corbyn set out opposing Brexit stances

To laughter from supporters, she said: "I know that's an image that doesn't bear thinking about, but actually this is very serious". The two party leaders' differences on how to handle talks with Brussels came to the fore on Monday during the main televised event of the campaign, in which they separately fielded questions from the public and were then interviewed.

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