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China says it may hike tariffs on United States pork, other goods

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The ministry slammed that as " trade protectionism" but gave no indication how Beijing might respond. China's proposed tariff hikes in response to the steel and aluminum duties appeared to be aimed at increasing domestic USA pressure on Trump by making clear which exporters, including farm areas that voted for the president in 2016, might be hurt. Read More »

Corbyn 'sincerely sorry' for anti-Semitism 'in pockets of Labour'

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Included in the portrait, which was removed by Tower Hamlets Council after a number of complaints were made, was an activist holding a banner which read: "The new world order is the enemy of humanity". Leaders will deliver what is expected to be an uncompromising letter to the PLP chair John Cryer for the meeting. "My comment referred to the destruction of the mural Man at the Crossroads by Diego Rivera on the Rockefeller Center", he said, according to the Jewish News . Read More »

Europe, 6 countries exempt from steel, aluminium tariffs for now

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Mr Trump authorised the "pause" for the EU and other countries as Theresa May and European leaders were due to discuss the import duties on Friday. In addition to NAFTA, the U.S.is also working to "refurbish" the U.S. China announced plans for reciprocal tariffs on $3 billion of imports from the US, including products from steel to pork, after President Donald Trump's move to order levies on a range of Chinese goods sent markets plunging. Read More »

Twist! Mike Pence's Daughter Loves John Oliver's Gay Marlon Bundo Book

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Most 1 star reviews aren't verified purchases and call John Oliver (which, c'mon at least include Jill Twiss who wrote it) a hateful bully making content that isn't suitable for children. "A guy who ended up becoming our national leader said, 'I can grab a woman anywhere and she likes it, ' " Biden said, according to ABC News. Pence may have taken a page from her dad's public relations strategy. Read More »

Korea, US reach deal 'in principle' on FTA, steel tariffs

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That includes the metals tariffs "and broader trade issues", he said. The negotiator said more details of the understanding will be announced after he reports to the Cabinet on Monday the results of the talks. Before the negotiating round, Trump hinted the US might withdraw troops from South Korea if it doesn't get a satisfactory overhaul of the trade agreement. Read More »

Memorial mass in France for heroic officer, other victims

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Lakdim killed four poeple and injured 15 others. - by Elaine Ganley in Paris . The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) group has claimed responsibility for the attack. Coulibaly killed four hostages before he was shot and killed. "Call the gendarmes", she told her employees. She said she helped evacuate as many people as possible. Read More »

Comedian Allen buying Weather Channel for $300M

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It's part of a broader strategy to invest what he said would be billions of dollars in the media and entertainment industry. The Comcast-Blackstone-Bain-led group had purchased the Weather Channel in 2008 for about $3.5 billion. " Byron Allen's purchase of our innovative and forward-thinking organization will increase the value we bring to our viewers, distributors, and advertisers", Shull said. Read More »

Two Dead As Car Bomb Explodes In Egyptian City Of Alexandria

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A vehicle bomb has rocked the coastal Egyptian city of Alexandria, reportedly killing two people and injuring at least four others. The ministry said in a statement that police tracked down the cell belonging to the militant Hasam movement in Behaira province, killing six of them in an exchange of fire. Read More »

Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi agrees to 8-month plea deal

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Already a prominent Palestinian child activist, dubbed "Shirley Temper" by parts of the Israeli press, Tamimi was catapulted to even greater fame by the video and her subsequent arrest . Ahed Tamimi, the 16-year-old Palestinian girl who was filmed slapping an IDF soldier near her home in Nabi Salih in December, was sentenced to eight months in prison after reaching a plea bargain with the prosecution on Wednesday. Read More »

Palm Sunday celebrated across Southland, around the world

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Pope Francis said "the temptation to silence young people has always existed", and cited the many ways to keep them quiet, "to sedate them, to keep them from getting involved, to make their dreams flat and dreary, petty and plaintive". About 300 youths meeting at the Vatican last week prepared a document for next October's synod of bishops at the Vatican focusing on to help youths better find their way in the church. Read More »

Two hurt in Bangor house fire

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In a statement released on Sunday night, family said Sarah returned home from shopping to discover the fire, which tore through the home about 1pm. Allison Sanchez, Riggle's sister, told 21 News her brother lived life to the fullest. All occupants were evacuated prior to the Fire Department's arrival. When they arrived, firefighters noticed heavy smoke and fire coming from the home. Read More »

Trump signs $1.3 trillion spending bill despite veto threat on Twitter

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Friday, Trump argued that Democrats have stood in the way of DACA recipients gaining permanent legal status, while casting Republicans as would-be saviors. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the private conversation. The brand new piece, which was released on Friday, touches on the incessant White House firings and staff member exits, Michael Wolff's " Fire and Fury ", and Vladimir Putin in typical Simpsons fashion, by tackling the topics in the most satirical ... Read More »

Senator Tells Ben Carson To Stop Blaming Wife For Expensive Furniture

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Robert Menendez of New Jersey accused Carson of making "unbelievable" false statements, after the secretary this week blamed his wife for ordering the dining set despite internal emails stating that he was involved in selecting it. Carson's testimony appeared to contradict previous accounts of the case. The Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary was reportedly set to be fired in "at least another week" along with McMaster and Department of Veterans Affairs secretary David ... Read More »

The Most Powerful Moment At The 'March For Our Lives' Rally

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Nicholas was a 17-year-old senior when he was killed. "We need to take action". Eleven-year-old Lexington Vickery, right, holds up signs during a "March for Our Lives" rally to show solidarity with the US gun control movement in Montreal, Saturday, March 24, 2018. Read More »

Stormy Daniels: Porn star's lawyer posts Trump disc "evidence"

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President Donald Trump has referred to stories around his alleged affair with adult film star Stormy Daniels as a 'political hoax, ' a friend of the president said. Later, he teased the interview with another photo - this one of Mr Cooper and Ms Daniels under a bank of TV studio lights. Each violation of the agreement carries a penalty of $1 million. Read More »

Evening Forecast for March 23

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The mercury thermometer will move above the 60 degree mark and Cameron said there will be a few isolated rain showers. Temperatures reach the lower 40s. Saturday and Sunday will feature highs near 80 degrees. The most common question I hear just escalated from "When will it be warm again?" to "Will it ever be warm again?" Unfortunately, it won't stay perfectly warm all the way into April. Read More »

Iowa family of four found dead in Mexico killed by gas

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The Attorney's General office said that forsenic doctors determined the family had been dead for approximately 36 to 48 hours before the bodies were found. Kevin Wayne Sharp poses with his son, Sterling Wayne Sharp. The Sharps were supposed to return to the United States about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday from Cancun and arrive in St. Read More »

Russian Federation fire: Kemerovo shopping centre blaze kills children

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Three children and a woman died in a major fire in a Siberian shopping centre, Russia's Investigative Committee said on Sunday. An additional 43 people were injured in the blaze, the report said. But Tass reported that the fire started on the top floor of the mall and consumed an area of about 1,500 square meters. More than 210 people and 48 units of equipment extinguished fire. Read More »

Cambridge Analytica scandal: Facebook slapped with four lawsuits

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On Thursday, Zuckerberg said that he was sorry about the Cambridge Analytica scandal affecting "tens of millions" and that he would be "willing to testify before the US Congress ". The acting CEO of Cambridge Analytica, Alexander Tayler, had earlier issued an apology. Facebook reportedly knew about the data harvesting in 2015, and asked companies holding the data to delete it - but had no way of making sure that they actually did delete it. Read More »

Donald Trump signs budget bill after threatening veto

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Congress passed the measure to avert what would have been the third shutdown of the United States government this year. Longtime conservative commentator and Trump loyalist Matt Drudge also took a shot at the President, emblazoning his namesake website with a scathing "FAKE VETO" banner. Read More »

Militant killed in gunfight in Kashmir

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Following a tip-off, the security forces had launched a search and combat operation in the area. The militants in an attempt to flee, came out of the house and began firing indiscriminately, to which the forces retaliated, killing one militant. Read More »

We want Messi fit to face Spain - Vazquez

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The Barcelona star has played 47 times for club and country since the beginning of the season with nine La Liga , a Copa del Rey final, potentially five more Champions League fixtures before the 2018 World Cup . "This team includes many who were on their debuts, others in their third or fourth caps". Throughout the game, particularly in the second half, I was thinking 0-0 would be a bad result and was hoping to win. Read More »

Tough talk on global trade escalates as Trump claims results

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Trump wants quick action and big results. "But the business community remains very nervous about wide-ranging tariffs ". Trump tried to make it clear he wasn't trying to provoke China. China is one of the world's most protectionist countries, and American businesses have long complained about requirements to create joint ventures or sacrifice proprietary information. Read More »

Fourteen killed in explosion outside busy hotel in Somalia's capital

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Abdikadir Abdirahman, director of Amin ambulances, the city's sole rescue service, said three people had been killed, excluding the bomber, and one injured. "The blast killed 14 people", Abdiasis Ali Ibrahim, the spokesman for the internal security minister told Radio Mogadishu, which is run by the state. Read More »