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China Asks US Businesses for Help to Stop Trump's Trade War

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Chinese state media published Sunday an article calling on industrial and commercial leaders in the U.S.to stand up to the White House's plans to bring an additional $100 billion in tariffs against China's exports, Reuters reported . USA businesses, and farm states most vulnerable to Chinese retaliation, have called for restraint. Taking to Twitter , the US President shared a heartfelt tweet , telling his 50 million followers China's President Xi Jinping and he will remain friends ... Read More »

Contentious penalty helps Juventus beat defiant Benevento

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I had to compliment the lads, as it was important to get the victory after the defeat to Real Madrid and we managed to set that loss aside. "Every game is important and worth three points and we know that Napoli will battle to the end, so we can not afford to lose a single point", La Joya told Sky Sport Italia . Read More »

End unfair trade: Trump to China

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) told CNBC he was "cautiously optimistic" that the USA and China could reach an agreement before any tariffs are implemented. Some of the goods that are meant to have tariffs imposed are machinery and electronics, stainless steel, iron products, aluminum alloy, hydraulic and gas turbines, aircraft propellers, dryers, water heaters, dishwashers and textile machines. Read More »

Orban Claims election Is All about 'Hungary's future'

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Polls agree on the triumph of Orban's right-wing nationalist Fidesz party and its allied Christian Democrats, but a splintered opposition and Hungary's complex electoral system make the exact margin of victory hard to predict. "It's not only parties, a government, or a prime minister that we are choosing for ourselves, but a future as well". A voter approaches ballot boxes at a polling station in Budapest. Read More »

Canadian police say truck collided with junior hockey bus in fatal crash

The other 14 people were sent to hospitals with a variety of injuries; three of these people have injuries that are critical in nature. The Saskatoon Star Phoenix newspaper published on its website a photo of one player who survived, Derek Patter, lying side by side with two other injured players on hospital beds, clasping each others' hands in support. Read More »

Israel detains Palestinian crossing tense Gaza border

He later died in hospital. It says it's investigating the circumstances of Murtaja's death. Israel says it is doing what it must to defend its border and its troops have been responding with riot dispersal means and fire "in accordance with the rules of engagement". Read More »

Britain accuses Russian Federation of 'diversionary tactic' over Salisbury

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Britain has accused Russian Federation of "pursuing a diversionary tactic" after the country's London embassy requested a meeting with Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to discuss the Salisbury poisonings. "Now, after failing in their attempts in the United Nations and worldwide chemical weapons watchdog this week and with the victims' condition improving, they seem to be pursuing a different diversionary tactic". Read More »

Fresh air strikes kill eight in Syria's rebel town of Douma

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The United States government said it was working to verify whether chemical weapons had been used. State media has denied this claim. The Syrian regime has been repeatedly accused of using the chemical weapon against the rebels since the beginning of the conflict. Read More »

At least 40 reportedly killed in chemical attack in Syria

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A suspected mass casualty chemical weapons attack in Douma , Syria would demand an global response if the "horrifying" reports are confirmed, the US State Department has said. The joint UN-OPCW mission is investigating the reports. The allegations emerged amid renewed government fire on Douma, the last rebel stronghold in the Eastern Ghouta suburb, after a truce in the area unraveled on Friday. Read More »

Baldwin's Trump Admits 'I Don't Care About America' In SNL Cold Open

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Therefore, it made ideal sense for actor Alec Baldwin to return to " Saturday Night Live " and reprise his portrayal of the commander-in-chief. In just over a month, on April 7, Baldwin returned to SNL impersonating the president at a press conference with him with leaders of three Baltic states in a replay of Trump's meeting with the heads of state earlier this week. Read More »

Syrian government forces push forward, continue airstrikes

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SANA reportedly cited an official source saying that the media outlets of militants were making chemical attack fabrications to try to obstruct Syrian Arab army advance in the territory. Syria has previously denied using chemical weapons during its violent civil war and claims it eliminated its chemical arsenal. Syria's state SANA news agency reported that the retaliatory attack on Douma inflicted "heavy losses upon the armed groups", while activist and human rights observatories reported ... Read More »

Chennai Super Kings vs Mumbai Indians IPL 2018 Match 1

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But young players like Suryakumar Yadav and Ishan Kishan took the responsibility with the bat as both scored 43 and 40 respectively. Krunal Pandya blasted an unbeaten 41 off 22 to prop up MI. Chennai were out of the contest at one stage when they were reduced to 118/8 after Mayank Markande (3/23) and Hardik Pandya (3/24) struck crucial blows. Read More »

Palestinian journalist killed by Israeli soldiers

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The Israeli military said it had thwarted numerous "terror attack" attempts and efforts by Palestinians to breach the border fence under the cover of smoke into Israel from Gaza on Friday. In one camp near the border community of Khuzaa, smaller groups of activists moved closer to the fence after Muslim noon prayers. 'We were filming as youths torched tyres, ' he said. Read More »

Moscow promises 'tough response' to new American sanctions on Russian oligarchs

Under Friday's actions, USA individuals are generally prohibited from doing business with the entities and individuals, and any assets they possess in the US have been frozen. Also on the list are tycoon Suleiman Kerimov, under investigation in France over allegations he brought in millions of euros in suitcases full of cash, and Kirill Shamalov, a billionaire reported to be Putin's son-in-law. Read More »

Congress Seethes Over BJP President Amit Shah's Likening Opposition to Animals

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He also termed the BJP as a party that is a true believer in democratic ethos that is devoid of divisions and dynasty politics. I had heard a tale that when a devastating flood comes, all the trees, plants, leaves, etc flow away and then all animals including snake, mongoose, dog, cat, Cheetah, Lion jumps on a single banyan tree because they all are scared of the water below the tree. Read More »

Palestinian journalist killed by Israeli forces

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Yasser Murtaja, 31, a photojournalist from Gaza , was shot and killed by IDF live fire while wearing a "Press" vest. Hundreds attended the funeral of a well-known Palestinian journalist in Gaza who died after covering mass protests along the Israel border. Read More »

'5.62 lakh people potentially affected in India in data leak'

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People can do this by tapping the three dots at the top right corner of the ad and selecting Report Ad", it said. Facebook is making sweeping privacy updates following the Cambridge Analytica scandal and starting next week, you can find out if your data was shared with the embattled data firm. Read More »

Zimbabwe seeks deeper ties with China

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Mnangagwa said Zimbabwe appreciated China's political support and goodwill and thanked Xi for sending an envoy immediately upon his inauguration, saying, "That was a great honour". Trade between China and African countries reached $85.3bn in the first half of 2017, according to Chinese state media. Mnangagwa will meet Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday, then visit the eastern provinces of Anhui and Zhejiang before his visit ends on Friday. Read More »

London murders: man becomes latest victim of knife crime in capital

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Though the comparison is purely academic and London's newly acquired position may be temporary, what is worrying the British police is the rising in knife crimes across the country. Sergeant Paul Perversi, of the Metropolitan Police's Territorial Support Group, said: "With what's happening in the last week, we are seeing more and more groups of youths going around and congregating at the hotspots". Read More »

Patients evacuated as Turkish hospital turns into towering inferno

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A fire at a hospital in Istanbul on Thursday rapidly engulfed the building's exterior cladding, but officials said it had not spread inside and there were no reports of casualties. "The fire was knocking against the windows". Sahin later told reporters said that the fire had been on the outer part of the building - rather than the inside - but a "lot of smoke" had penetrated inside which emergency services were now seeking to expel. Read More »

Pentagon: US Policy on Fighting in Syria 'Unchanged'

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USA forces are also at work in northern Syria and in the city of Raqqa, once the seat of power for ISIS, where troops aid contractors in restoring governance and services to the city. But they fear that an American withdrawal will leave them unable to hold on to much of that. "But it is not, with Trump making clear that he wants to 'let the other people take care of it now, '" Ross said. Read More »

Facebook may unveil 'Unsend' feature post-data breach controversies

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Any New Zealanders effected are also expected to be notified. Facebook is trying to strengthen its system ahead of this year's USA midterm elections as well as upcoming elections around the world. "In the secure messaging space we have a concept called transcript consistency, the idea that all participants in a conversation see and react to the same messages", says Sarah Jamie Lewis, a privacy and anonymity researcher and the executive director of Open Privacy . Read More »

Pakistan court asks govt not to disturb JuD leader Hafiz Saeed

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LHC Justice Aminuddin Khan passed the order on Thursday on a petition filed by Saeed. The court held the hearing for a petition filed by JuD against governmental barriers curtailing their social welfare activities. "The Constitution guarantees freedom of movement and freedom for collecting charity", he added. Saeed was of the view that FIF had been playing great role for development and prosperity of the country and serving with great commitment and dedication. Read More »

Record breaking lows possible Sunday morning… Snow arrives by Sunday evening

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A couple of cold fronts are expected to move through over the next 5 days and bring a chance for some much need rain for the Suncoast. This means our rain chances will continue dropping through Saturday night. We will see improving weather conditions for Sunday . Wind gusts up to 40-50 miles per hour possible in the Outer Banks. We'll be keeping our eyes out for a storm chance later in the week, but it's just way too early to pinpoint if we'll see thunderstorms. Read More »

Body recovered near Hart crash site

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Two of the Hart daughters remain missing. After an investigation, the body has been determined to be that of an African-American female of unknown age, but the body's state of decomposition means that any additional positive identification is hard to determine at this time, and DNA analysis will likely be required. Read More »

Donald Trump skipping White House Correspondents Dinner Video

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Calling the media "so bad" and "so fake", he said: "I want to get it straightened out with the press before I do it". I mean, "sources say" and they have no sources. The event is typically a cozy mix of journalists and politicians, but during the first year of the Trump administration, it turned into an event for press freedoms . Read More »

U.S. says chemical attack in Syria 'horrifying', calls for response

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Meanwhile, state news agency SANA blamed the suspension of the evacuation on the inner conflict among the Islam Army rebels. The groups - including the White Helmets, the Douma Coordination Committee and the Ghouta Media Center - said toxic gas inside barrel bombs dropped by helicopters over Douma caused people to suffocate and choke. Read More »

Florida Man Wanted for Murder Arrested in Iowa After High-Speed Chase

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Police said a loaded handgun was found under the front passenger seat, and officers also found unspecified narcotics and prescription pills. Police arrested a Patten man Thursday after they say he led officers on a high speed chase that began in Penobscot County and ended when the vehicle spun off the road in Aroostook County. Read More »