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Markets hit as China counters USA move

Beijing urged Washington to negotiate a settlement as soon as possible. The escalating tension sent shivers through financial markets as investors foresaw dire consequences for the global economy if trade barriers start going up. imports, in retaliation against tariffs on Chinese goods that the White House has announced. The order signed by Trump directed the trade representative to publ... [Full Article...]

Trump signs budget bill after threatening veto

Trump signs budget bill after threatening veto Defense Secretary James Mattis had urged Trump to sign the bill because of those defense funding boosts. "I don't think what we did was the best thing we could have done", he added. With Congress already out of town, the government will head toward a shutdown if Trump does not sign the bill Friday. President Donald Trump has announced a 1 p.m. [Full Article...]

Father with phone in hand shot dead by police

Father with phone in hand shot dead by police The family alleged that she was sexually harassed by two teachers in school, who touched her inappropriately and failed her in the social science and science papers deliberately. But he regularly visited and kept in contact with his family. Neighbors said he had moved out of his parents' home, also in Pflugerville, a few years ago and got his own place. [Full Article...]

Senate passes marijuana legalization bill on second reading

Senate passes marijuana legalization bill on second reading The leadership of the independent senators group scrambled to avoid that outcome, sending a memo Wednesday urging all of its absent members to return to Ottawa in time for the vote and warning that the Conservatives would blame the independents if the bill was defeated. [Full Article...]

Heavy rain and accumulating snow both possible Saturday

Heavy rain and accumulating snow both possible Saturday So, it will not feel as comfortable. Many of those bursts are on the light side - much lighter than some forecasters had expected . A storm system is coming in Saturday with rain spreading into the area by late in the day with precipitation likely to continue Saturday night . [Full Article...]

Sacramento police shot, killed man holding cell phone in his grandmother's yard

Sacramento police shot, killed man holding cell phone in his grandmother's yard After police killed Joseph Mann , it became department policy to release body cam footage of critical incidents like this within a month of them happening. Clark was a part-time caregiver for his grandfather. "In the heat of a shooting. there's all sorts of factors that go into that", he said. It's a responsibility that we take very seriously. [Full Article...]

This Is the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

This Is the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback When Toyota showed off the new European-market Auris hatchback earlier this month, we had a feeling the auto previewed the next-generation Corolla iM , but we couldn't be sure. The increased width allows for a more spacious interior, Toyota says, noting the center console is wider and longer to better separate passengers and accommodate differing physiques. [Full Article...]

British officials compare Russia World Cup to Hitler's Olympics

British officials compare Russia World Cup to Hitler's Olympics In response, Russia's foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Wednesday that Johnson was poisoned with hatred and anger, and that she found it frightening he represents a nuclear power. Twitter commentators also called Johnson's statement an "embarrassment". The relationship between England and Russian Federation has soured recently after former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poi... [Full Article...]

Toys "R" Us liquidation sale begins in Cary

Toys The bankruptcy and subsequent liquidation of Toys "R" Us has bludgeoned toymakers, which stand to lose a key distribution channel and platform to test new products. "If there is no Toys R Us, I don't think there is a toy business", he said in the statement. Now the stores are advertising deep discounts to sell out their inventory. [Full Article...]

Man arrested after stealing a vehicle

Man arrested after stealing a vehicle Officers approached the vehicle to remove Lopez and place him under arrest. Police say they also charged 44-year-old Windsor woman Hardip Padda and 18-year-old Windsor man Harmanvir Chahil for accessory after the fact. Padda was previously listed as one of the owners of a home on Promontory Court where Chahil was residing on September 2, 2015, when he was the alleged target of a drive-by shooti... [Full Article...]

12 killed, 40 wounded in vehicle bomb attack near Afghan stadium

12 killed, 40 wounded in vehicle bomb attack near Afghan stadium At least 14 people were killed and 50 others wounded when people were celebrating Afghan New Year, Authorities said. The blast took place outside Ghazi Muhammad Ayoub Khan stadium in Lashkar Gha when an attacker drove a vehicle into a crowd near the main gate at the conclusion of a wrestling match, the BBC reported . [Full Article...]

Family's mysterious death at luxury Mexico resort

Family's mysterious death at luxury Mexico resort On Friday morning, they filed a missing persons report with the USA and Mexican Embassies. Their social media accounts are also inactive. "Autopsies are being performed in Mexico and results are pending", the Creston Police Department said in a statement. [Full Article...]

'Hero' MP's emotional defiance of terror attack

'Hero' MP's emotional defiance of terror attack The message #LondonUnited will be projected across London Bridge, Finsbury Park Mosque, Parsons Green underground station, and the Houses of Parliament overnight "as an act of solidarity". Pc Palmer's name will be one of 1,400 inscribed on the new UK Police Memorial being built in Staffordshire, commemorating officers who were killed on duty. [Full Article...]

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrives in New Delhi

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier arrives in New Delhi Last year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Germany in May. During his visit, the German President will visit Varanasi later today. During the visit, Steinmeier will be accompanied by a CEO delegation, Indologists and a media delegation. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump talks of courage after model describes affair

Melania Trump talks of courage after model describes affair Nobody seemed to know what it was or where it was, so I told them not to run the credit card until I had the number. The first lady says the women are heroes who have made the world a better place. 'Courage sets apart those who believe in higher calling and those who act on it. The women of courage we honor here today are heroes, ' she continued. [Full Article...]

Mark Dombroski Died From Fall, No Foul Play

Mark Dombroski Died From Fall, No Foul Play Dombroski was on Bermuda to play in a college rugby tournament with his team from St. Joseph's University, where the 19-year-old was on Spring Break of his freshman year. On Monday, before the body was found, Lisa Dombroski, the student's mother, said that she believed that her son was not feeling well because he had sustained a shoulder injury during a rugby match on Saturday. [Full Article...]

2 firefighters dead, 2 injured in building collapse in York

2 firefighters dead, 2 injured in building collapse in York Two firefighters were killed Thursday in York when a wall at a fire scene collapsed. Flanscha's and Anthony's deaths are the York fire department's 12th and 13th fatalities in the line of duty, but the first in almost 50 years, the Daily Record said. [Full Article...]

Turkish army 'neutralizes' 23 PKK militants after attack on border post

Turkish army 'neutralizes' 23 PKK militants after attack on border post Dozens of PKK militants have been killed in northern Iraq so far this month, according to state-run Turkish media. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralised" in their statements to imply that the terrorists in question either surrendered or were killed or captured. [Full Article...]

Bitcoin drops over 4% after Japan warns largest operator

Bitcoin drops over 4% after Japan warns largest operator The Hong Kong-based exchange announced the relocation at a highly sensitive time as governments around the world, particularly in Asia, are mulling new laws to regulate the crypto space and cracking down exchanges that facilitate crypto-related financial fraud. [Full Article...]

Car bomb rips through crowd at Afghan wrestling match, 14 dead

Car bomb rips through crowd at Afghan wrestling match, 14 dead Photos posted on Twitter purportedly of the explosion showed a huge fire and a thick plume of black smoke rising into the sky. The attack occurred after Afghan new year celebrations were winding down. So far it has given only a muted response. Large areas of Helmand province are under Taliban control, but government forces and United States airstrikes have prevented Lashkar Gah from falling ... [Full Article...]


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