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Trump Grants Temporary Exemptions From Steel, Aluminum Tariffs for European Union, 4 Others

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China is planning to impose tariffs on 128 imports from the USA, including some metal products, in response to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. BRUSSELS-The European Union took note of President Donald Trump's temporary exemption of the bloc from USA steel and aluminum tariffs that took effect Friday, pressing the White House to make the waivers permanent and offering to cooperate against the global glut effecting both American and EU industries. Read More »

Zuck apologizes for Cambridge Analytica scandal with full-page print ad

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Late on Friday, a High Court judge granted an application by the UK Information Commissioner's Office for a warrant to search Cambridge Analytica's offices. Calls to Cambridge Analytica's offices in London, Washington and NY weren't answered on Saturday. The company worked for Donald Trump's 2016 US presidential campaign. Read More »

Iowa family dies while vacationing in Mexico

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The bodies of Kevin Wayne Sharp; his wife, Amy Marie Sharp; their son, Sterling, 12; and daughter Adrianna, 7, were discovered Friday at a rental condominium in the beach town of Tulum. Besides working in beer distribution, Kevin Sharp was a race vehicle driver at southwestern Iowa's Adams County Speedway, where he finished fourth in last year's stock auto series standings. Read More »

GOP Rep. Ryan Costello drops bid for re-election

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Supreme Court declining to hear a GOP challenge to the state's congressional map, which many operatives believe favors Democrats. It had been rated a toss-up. The seats held by Costello, LoBiondo, Allentown's Charlie Dent, and Delaware County's Pat Meehan all represent significant opportunities for Democrats, who need to gain 23 seats to take control of the House. Read More »

Memorial mass in France for heroic officer, other victims

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Residents have been laying flowers in front of the Trebes supermarket where the attacker seized hostages Friday. But who is the 26-year-old killer who carried out the Trèbes attack , and what do we know about him so far? Lakdim hijacked a vehicle in the city of Carcassonne - seriously wounding the driver and killing the passenger - before driving toward Trebes. Read More »

Freak weather phenomenon sees orange snow fall in Russian Federation

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The snow that fell on a mountainous ski resort in Russian Federation last week had an unusual hue, making the getaway destination look like a scene from Mars. The usually powdery white snow turned colors due to a sandstorm that blew across the Sahara Desert in North Africa . The sandstorm made its way through Greece up to Russian Federation and was so big that it could actually be seen via NASA satellite imagery. Read More »

#BlackExcellence: Businesswoman Mellody Hobson Appointed To JP Morgan Chase's Board Of Directors

The institutional investor held 551,614 shares of the real estate company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $9.21 million, down from 1.23M at the end of the previous reported quarter. Bnp Paribas Asset Management Holdg accumulated 8,091 shares. Old Mutual Investors (Uk) Ltd reported 0.2% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM). Cornerstone Investment Partners Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 3.68% in JPMorgan Chase & Co. Read More »

Israeli sentencing of Ahed Tamimi symbolises conflict

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However, Tamimi's much shortened prison stay - she will be given credit for time served, leaving her with only five months on her sentence - in no way diminishes her image as the symbol of Palestinian resistance. "The trial was a show trial, because clearly we have a case here where the whole military system mobilized against a young girl who was only 16 when she was arrested", Lasky emphasized. Read More »

Egypt's police kill 6 terrorists on election eve

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Two policemen were killed in Egypt's second city on Saturday by a bomb that was left under a vehicle and blew up as police Major General Mostafa al-Nemr drove past. Police officers in Egypt on Sunday killed six militants suspected of being involved in a failed assassination attempt targeting a security chief a day earlier in the country's coastal city of Alexandria. Read More »

Goa-CM Parrikar responding well to treatment in US: Suresh Prabhu

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The CMO has maintained that Parrikar is suffering from "mild pancreatitis" and is responding well to treatment. Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, being treated in the USA for advanced cancer of the pancreas, is recovering and could be back in Goa within "six to eight weeks", state minister Francisco D'Souza said on Saturday. Read More »

Wildcats face Ramblers in South Region final Saturday

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Loyola-Chicago will play either MI or Florida State in the Final Four on Saturday, March 31. The Ramblers rank 10th in rebounds allowed per game (30.4) while the Wildcats rank 122nd (34.0). Now they're the closest thing to a favorite in their half of the draw. "Are you kidding me!" coach Porter Moser screamed over and over again in front of the scarf-clad faithful who made the trip south from Chicago. Read More »

'Dreamers' angry as Trump blames Democrats over immigration

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The House passed the bill at midday Thursday (Friday morning NZT), and the Senate cleared the measure shortly after midnight (Friday afternoon NZT). The Freedom Caucus had urged Trump to veto the giant bill passed on Thursday. It includes a survey asking questions on different views and his agenda, including health care, a border wall, gun rights, trade, religious liberties, government spending. Read More »

Pope urges youth to speak out

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At the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in downtown Los Angeles, crowds of parishioners were carrying palm fronds to commemorate Jesus' entry into Jerusalem. And Blessing Okoedion, from Nigeria, asked Francis how the church could allow Catholics to be clients for the many Nigerian women in Italy like her, who are forced to be sex slaves by the traffickers who got them here. Read More »

Criminal opens fire on UP Police with Ak-47, shot dead

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The two injured criminals, Asraf and Salim, both residents of Sambhal district, were later arrested. The government says that 45 criminals have been killed and 3,065 criminals have been arrested in 1,294 encounters across the state in the last one year. Read More »

Students: March for Our Lives rallies to build momentum for midterms

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Another young woman whose words from the march went viral was 11-year-old Naomi Walder, a fifth grader from Virginia who led a walk-out from her school. Kasky said: "The youth of America need to step up and start voting". I, too, am a victim, a survivor and a victor of gun violence. She added the Parkland students seem to have a really good shot at a sustained campaign because the children are diverse and joining forces with others, minorities in cities that have been heavily affected by ... Read More »

Kroger Co (KR) Stake Lessened by Two Sigma Advisers LP

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About 17.85M shares traded or 60.50% up from the average. Kroger (NYSE:KR) last released its earnings results on Thursday, March 8th. Natl Asset Mngmt holds 0.35% in Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA) or 54,138 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, February 9 by Cowen & Co. The firm's revenue was up 12.4% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that Kroger Co will post 2.06 earnings per share for the current year. Read More »

Which towns have the most snow so far from the spring storm?

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It feels more like winter with highs only landing in the upper 40s Friday , Saturday and Sunday . A powerful storm is expected to bring periods of heavy rain and snow to Central Illinois from Friday night through Saturday . A southerly flow will move in lightly at about 5-10 miles per hour. Total snow accumulations of up to four inches - with localized amounts of up to eight inches along the Blue Ridge Mountains - are predicted, according to the advisory issued by the National ... Read More »

Cambridge Analytica searched after warrant granted

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The judge told the court he will give his reasons for granting the application for the warrant on Tuesday. "We are pleased with the decision of the judge, and the warrant is now being executed", the office of the information commissioner, Elizabeth Denham, said in a statement . Read More »

Rangers-Howard Johnson Injured

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It does not appear that Johnson will require surgery at this time. Round Rock begins its season April 5. SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) - Texas Rangers minor league coach Howard Johnson has been released from a hospital with several fractures in his cheekbone after being hit by a line drive while in the dugout. Read More »

Trump defends $1.3T spending plan, points to military gains

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The president on Friday warned Congress that he would "never sign another bill like this again". The bill was on display in a thick stack at the press conference. 'Nobody read it. It's only hours old. Mr. Trump blasted the bill as rushed and bloated with unnecessary domestic spending, but said that the $695 billion included for defense was critical for national security. Read More »

Pilot held after being found drunk in cockpit

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Shortly before the TAP Air Portugal flight was to takeoff to Lisbon on Friday night, an airport employee noticed the co-pilot walking unsteadily and smelling of alcohol. He was also asked to surrender his flying licence. TAP Air Portgual tweeted: 'We apologise for the situation and for all the inconvenience it may cause you. Read More »

Mnuchin says Trump not afraid of a trade war with China

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Trump imposed a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum earlier in March to protect the USA economy and national security interests, although he announced that he would be exempting several countries from the tariffs on Thursday. Read More »

Trade Minister: Seoul, Washington Agree on FTA Revision, Tariff Issues

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Trump, who made the comments during a press conference to mark his signing of a Dollars 1.3 trillion spending bill, has long complained about the trade deal with South Korea. "We hope by sometime next week to be able to have a real announcement", Ross said at the start of a signing ceremony for a USA spending bill. The U.S. Read More »

Rockets Dominate Pelicans For Record Breaking Win

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There are still nine games left in the 2017-18, but the Rockets have already broken the franchise record for most wins in a season after beating the New Orleans Pelicans 114-91. 76ERS 120, TIMBERWOLVES 108 Ben Simmons had a triple-double, Joel Embiid dazzled while getting the better of Karl-Anthony Towns, and the Philadelphia 76ers inched closer to their first playoff berth in six years with a victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read More »

Man dies after house fire in Burlington

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Fire personnel responded to 11616 Calgary Dr.in east Charlotte to find smoke & fire coming from the house. Two people were found seriously injured in front of the home, the fire department said. The child was taken to hospital, along with a woman said to be suffering emotional distress. Damage is estimated at $50,000. State fire investigators have travelled from Brisbane to the scene to try to determine the cause of the blaze. Read More »

Fire in shopping mall in Siberia kills five and injures 32

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Shocking images that aired on Russian television pictures showed people jumping from the windows of the mall, which was engulfed in black smoke. Interfax news agency said the fire spread across more than 1,000 sq m. There was no immediate indication of the cause of the fire. More than 250 firefighters, rescuers, hospital and emergency services were deployed at the site, RT said. Read More »

Chrissy Teigen Left Snapchat for This Very Important Reason

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Users were outraged earlier this month (Mar18) after they were shown an advert for mobile phone game Would You Rather asking if they would "rather slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown ", a reference to the Umbrella singer's 2009 assault at the hands of her then-boyfriend. Read More »

Iowa family of four found dead in Mexico killed by gas

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An Iowa family-of-four was found dead in their Mexican condo on Friday. Iowa officials have identified the family as 41-year-old Kevin Sharp, 38-year-old Amy Sharp and their children - 12-year-old Sterling and 7-year-old Adrianna. A FAMILY-of-four discovered dead on a dream holiday in Mexico were killed by toxic gases as they slept. The family flew to Cancun on March 14, according to the Creston News Advisor . Read More »