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Goldman Sachs opposes Trump's import tariffs plan

Trump, clearly not the be deterred, countered he would slap tariffs on E.U. vehicle exports to the U.S. Currently, the U.S. imposes a 2.5% import tariff on cars assembled in Europe and a 25% tariff on European-built vans and pickup trucks, the most lucrative sector of the U.S. Read More »

Four people seriously hurt in knife attacks in Vienna

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Further details regarding the attack and a possible motive were not immediately clear. The victims have been sent to hospital but the attacker who has yet to be confirmed by police fled the scene. "At first I did not dare to get out of it, but as more and more blue light approached, I dared to do it". "And half an hour later there was another attack.at Praterstern and here a person was also seriously injured and their life is in danger". Read More »

United Nations envoy seeks rights dialogue with North Korea after tensions ease

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South Korea, where they now live, say the women defected. New Delhi has been cutting back on trade with North Korea but has maintained diplomatic links. "We have come certainly a long way, at least rhetorically, with North Korea", he told reporters. "North Korea's willingness to talk to the United States is a step forward in averting a crisis, but the formulation conveyed by North Korea of "denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" is not new and reflects Pyongyang's desire to achieve the ... Read More »

The Trade Deficit Trump Wants to Fix May Only Worsen

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Today's Commerce Department figures showed January exports fell 1.3 per cent to United States dollars 200.9 billion, the largest decrease in 16 months, as aircraft exports decreased in value by USD 1.8 billion and global sales of industrial supplies like crude oil and other chemicals fell by USD 1.3 billion. Read More »

William 'not planning' to attend World Cup in Russian Federation

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Boris Johnson has raised doubts over whether England will participate in the 2018 World Cup after a former Russian spy was exposed to an unknown substance in Salisbury. "He was trying to show the range of hard and soft power available to show our worldwide displeasure", explained one source close to Johnson. Gary Neville, the former England player and assistant manager, branded Johnson a "useless fool". Read More »

Oakland mayor smacks down Sessions' immigrant bashing with one simple chart

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Brown told reporters shortly after Session's speech to law enforcement officials Wednesday that it was unprecedented for him to "act more like Fox News than a law enforcement officer". "Oakland is a city of immigrants", Schaaf said. "These are laws that represent the values of Californians". One prohibits employers from letting immigration agents enter worksites or view employee files without a subpoena or warrant, an effort to prevent workplace raids. Read More »

Bank of Canada holds interest rate: Read the official statement

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Earlier on Wednesday, Statistics Canada revealed that Canada posted a trade deficit of nearly $2 billion for the month of January, as exports fell by nearly five per cent. However, it was also noted that the trade policy developments are a significant and growing source of uncertainty. Disruptions to trade would sideswipe Canada's export-led economy and make it hard for the Bank of Canada to continue hiking rates, even as inflation pressures are beginning to build. Read More »

Australia's First Same-Sex Marriage Ends in Heartbreak

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Jo Grant and Jill Kindt were the first same-sex couple to marry in Australia, after the country voted to legalised equal marriage past year. The marriage solemnised in the garden of their home, a week after the nation became the 26th country that allows same-sex marriage. Read More »

When does time change?

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Benjamin Franklin ("early to bed and early to rise") endorsed time change to save money on candles, and troops in World War I followed suit to save on coal. They will have the correct time when you awaken Sunday morning. The good part about Daylight Saving Time? It took the state Senate less than a minute Tuesday to pass the " Sunshine Protection Act ". Read More »

Clip From FOX's OJ Simpson Special Features His 'Confession'

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The interview with publisher Judith Regan , for her Harper Collins book If I Did It , was made in 2006 but FOX later chose to shelve it after public outcry. He says the killer then "blacks out" and then comes back to his senses "covered in blood". "This is hypothetical. I remember I grabbed the knife, I do remember that portion". Read More »

Turkey part of 'triangle of evil', Saudi prince says

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Bin Salman will have lunch Wednesday with the queen and dine later with Prince Charles and Prince William. All the "adverts" come with the hashtag #WelcomeSaudiCrownPrince next to a picture of him smiling benignly. Britain is rolling out the red carpet for the Crown Prince Mohammed, also known as MBS. The inaugural meeting of a UK-Saudi strategic partnership council, which will meet annually to discuss bilateral and global issues, will be held at No 10 and attended by UK and Saudi ministers. Read More »

Orangutan in Indonesia zoo puffs like a pro

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Indonesia has one of the highest smoking rates in the world and a bad record of animal protection. In 2002, another orangutan in Indonesia became a nicotine addict after picking up butts thrown by visitors. A Bandung zoo spokesman today said while the incident is regrettable, it has staff to guard the animal enclosures. He also said that the officer responsible may have gone to the bathroom at that time. Read More »

The FBI paid Geek Squad employees as informants

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Mark Rettenmaier, a California doctor, was federally charged with having a hard drive that illegally contained child pornography after Best Buy handed off his computer to the Kentucky Geek Squad fix facility, which then reportedly gave access to federal authorities. Read More »

Conrad Sangma stakes claim for RDA government

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Conrad Sangma will be the next Chief Minister of Meghalaya ", BJP leader and Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told reporters after the meeting with Governor. Sikkim is already governed by Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF), a member of National Democratic Alliance (NDA) led by BJP. NPP chief and Lok Sabha MP Conrad Sangma will be the chief minister of the alliance. Read More »

Professional standards investigation launched amid reports police interviewed McArthur before arrest

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The disappearances and killings linked to McArthur appear to center around Toronto's Gay Village neighborhood. The sources stressed it had nothing to do with the missing men, but they said Idsinga and his team didn't know about the McArthur interview until some time after they arrested him on January 18, 2018 when they charged him with two counts of first-degree murder. Read More »

Mississippi Senate Approves 15-week Abortion Ban

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The Mississippi State Senate on Tuesday passed by a vote of 35 to 15 House Bill 1510 , which would prohibit abortions after 15 weeks except for medical emergencies and "in cases of severe fetal abnormality". Opponents said it would criminalize a safe procedure and interfere with a doctor's ability to provide patients with evidence-based care. Sen. Angela Burks Hill, a Republican from Picayune, called abortions after 15 weeks "barbaric" and "inhumane." Sen. Read More »

Britain First leaders guilty of religious hate crimes

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This caused cheers and applause to erupt from the public gallery as the pair were led away and Judge Barron temporarily left the court room before concluding his directions. The reason for their decision was the men included Muslim immigrants. But was cleared of uploading a video of this incident. Delivering the judgment, Judge Justin Barron told Folkestone Magistrates' Court said the words and actions of Golding and Fransen " demonstrated hostility " towards Muslims and the Muslim faith. Read More »

Saudi FM Defends 'Just' War in Yemen

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Despite coming under fire from politicians ahead of her meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , May said the countries' relationship will remain strong. Business deals are possible with British defence group BAE Systems and European weapons maker MBDA, and initial agreements could be concluded on gas exploration, petrochemicals and other industries, according to British and Saudi sources. Read More »

Protests against Saudi crown prince `based on…

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His reported comments reflect Saudi Arabia's deep suspicion of President Tayyip Erdogan, whose ruling AK Party has its roots in Islamist politics and who has allied his country with Qatar in its dispute with Saudi Arabia and some other Gulf states. Read More »

Sri Lanka defeats India in the opener

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WICKET! Dhawan's fabulous knock comes to an end. Dhawan put on a crucial 95-run third-wicket stand with Manish Pandey, who made 37, to test the Sri Lanka bowling but missed out on a ton after falling to Gunathilaka's off-spin. Other big names such as Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar , Hardik Pandya and Kuldeep Yadav have all been rested, which well test the Men in Blue's true potential. Read More »

Biplab Deb named new Tripura CM, Debbarma Deputy CM

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He was later released on bail. The violence followed the BJP's victory in the recently concluded Assembly elections in Tripura , where a 25-year Communist government was ousted. The BJP and its ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura got over two-thirds majority in the Left bastion in Assembly elections last week. Polling was countermanded in one seat due to death of a CPI (M) candidate. Read More »

The Significance of Primary Elections in 2018

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It's Trump", said Veronica Escobar, who won her Democratic primary and is now poised to become one of the first Hispanic women to represent Texas in Congress. Other races on the ballot are for State Senator, a seat now held by Ted Cruz, State Representative, a seat now held by Jodey Arrington who drew no Republican opposition, the Governor, Lt. Read More »

Aung San Suu Kyi Stripped Of Holocaust Museum Prize

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Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi walks towards her auto after arriving at Air Force Station Palam in New Delhi, India, January 24, 2018. In 1991, she was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize - just one of many prestigious honors. In a statement responding to the letter, the Myanmar army on Tuesday accused the United Kingdom lawmakers of making "one sided-accusations" about the plight of the Rohingyas. Read More »

Modi directs BSF to pardon jawan who 'disrespected' him

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The BSF later said on Twitter that the order had been withdrawn and the concerned commandant had been "cautioned for not dealing with the matter judiciously". Commandant Anup Lal Bhagat who is the commanding officer of the battalion, therefore, took disciplinary action against Kumar. In the inquiry conducted by the commandant, it was made a decision to prosecute the erring constable under Section 40 of the BSF Act (prejudicial to good order and discipline of the force). Read More »

PNB Probe: SFIO Summons ICICI Bank's Chanda Kochhar & Axis Bank's Shikha Sharma

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Quoting sources, media agency ANI said the SFIO had issued letters to some banks asking to explain about the working capital facility given to Gitanjali group . Before this, CBI has detained Vipul Chitalia, the Vice President of Gitanjali Group of Companies, as a part of its probe into the PBN scam. RBI said it had carried out a statutory inspection of private sector player Axis Bank with reference to its financial position as on March 31, 2016. Read More »

Schools, roads close after water main break outside Atlanta

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Many homes and businesses have low water pressure or no water. Students participating in early morning activities will be contacted by someone from their school. "The health and safety of our students is always the top priority". DeKalb County Police Headquarters in Tucker was without water service Wednesday morning, as well. Read More »

Fairfax County chase suspect hits self with own auto

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In the video , 30-year-old Isaac Bonsu is seen jumping out of his vehicle and starting to run off. Authorities said 30-year-old Isaac Bonsu led police on a chase and jumped out of the auto to led officers on a foot pursuit in the Mount Vernon area of Fairfax County. Read More »

Ghana@61: Ghanaian President, Akufo Addo hosts Buhari, Saraki

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President Muhammadu Buhari says he looks forward to any form of collaboration between Nigeria and Ghana in tackling corruption. He stated that the fight against corruption is ongoing. President Buhari was reportedly the only foreign leader invited to the event held at the Independence Square as Special Guest of Honour. Buhari assured Ghanaian President Nana Akuffo Addo of being his good partner in that regard. Read More »