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China threatens to slap 25 percent tariff on American pork

China threatens to slap 25 percent tariff on American pork The ministry said China bought about $1bn (£700m) worth of those goods a year ago. "The President signs a Presidential Memorandum targeting China's economic aggression", the release said on Wednesday. "While we're appreciative of the administration's focus on creating fair trade between the USA and our trading partners, their "bull in a china shop" approach to fixing our trade woes is risky"... [Full Article...]

Police arrest parents of teen who said no to 'arranged' marriage

Police arrest parents of teen who said no to 'arranged' marriage Abdulah Fahmi Al Hishmawi, 34, and Hamdiyah Sabah Al Hishmawi, 33, were arrested Friday and charged with continuous violence against family, WOIA reports. "I can not speculate on who ⅛abused her⅜, or when, or how severe", BCSO Assistant Chief Deputy Ronald Bennett said in a February news conference, KSAT reported. [Full Article...]

Forecast: Don't expect a lot of sunshine -- rain is on the way

Forecast: Don't expect a lot of sunshine -- rain is on the way It is expected to be sunny on Monday , with highs in the mid 40s, and sunny on Tuesday and Wednesday with highs in the upper 40s. The mountains will see scattered snow showers Monday afternoon through midday Tuesday . You can expect improving weather just in time for Easter Weekend, with a clearing sky and pleasantly warm temperatures. Partly cloudy to sunny and breezy. [Full Article...]

Zuckerberg apologises for data scandal in United Kingdom adverts

Zuckerberg apologises for data scandal in United Kingdom adverts That includes its rampant data collection from users and its embrace of political ads that target individuals and small demographic groups with precision. Developers will receive only a user's name, profile photo, and email address when someone signs in through Facebook, with more detailed information that includes their posts available only after getting permission from Facebook, Zuckerberg s... [Full Article...]

US steel tariffs meet barrage of criticism at WTO

US steel tariffs meet barrage of criticism at WTO U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to impose tariffs on up to US$60 billion of Chinese imports could help Canadian retailers by further easing cross-border shopping, even though a full-fledged trade war between the world's two economic superpowers would damage Canada's economy, experts say. [Full Article...]

NH lawmakers say more time needed on marijuana bill

NH lawmakers say more time needed on marijuana bill Currently, 30 states place no restrictions on the amount of THC allowed in medical marijuana , including those where recreational use of the drug is legal. Until charges are formally laid, Burkart said police will be making no further comment on this investigation as it is still on-going. The state , however, has said that the applications scored by the commissioners were redacted and did ... [Full Article...]

'Trust the Government Even More?' Parkland Survivor Kyle Kashuv Asks

'Trust the Government Even More?' Parkland Survivor Kyle Kashuv Asks Two students from Parkland , Fla., who helped to organize the March for our Lives rally in Washington, D.C., on Saturday said their efforts aren't finished. President Donald Trump was in Florida for the weekend and did not weigh in on Twitter either. "We had a great turnout, all things considered", she said. [Full Article...]

Messi reveals injury worry after missing Argentina win over Italy

Messi reveals injury worry after missing Argentina win over Italy Although Argentina is regarded as a contender at this summer's World Cup in Russian Federation and Italy is in rebuilding mode after failing to qualify for football's showcase event for the first time in 60 years, both teams seemed equally lacking in ideas and structure and overly dependent on their star players to rescue them during Friday night's game, reports EFE news agency. [Full Article...]

Potential starting QB among four Texas Tech players arrested in nightclub incident

As officers arrived on scene outside Bash Riprock's, Taylor smashed a auto window and Duffey damaged property at ULOFTS apartments. When police arrived there was a large group of people outside of the establishment, some impeding traffic. The second police report detailing the arrests of Duffey and Taylor were not yet available, but Lubbock Police Department Public Information Officer Kasie Whitle... [Full Article...]

Orange Snow Hit Parts of Europe This Weekend

Orange Snow Hit Parts of Europe This Weekend Cities around Russia , Ukraine, Bulgaria and Romania have all reported the weird orange snow phenomenon, videos of which have quickly gone viral. Photos taken at Russia's Sochi resort, which was host to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games, shows unfazed skiers taking to the slopes covered in the unusual drift with one observer compares the view to a Martian landscape. [Full Article...]

Iowa family dies while vacationing in Mexico

Iowa family dies while vacationing in Mexico Authorities didn't specify where the gas came from but ruled out the possibility of foul play. They were found last night in their condo deceased. Mexican officials performed a "physical inspection of the room's gas installation" after the discovery and are expected to release a technical report. [Full Article...]

Killer Mike defends NRA membership as #BlackTwitter comes after him

Killer Mike defends NRA membership as #BlackTwitter comes after him The rapper, part of the Run the Jewels duo, posted the apology after receiving an outpouring of criticism on social media from gun-control advocates over his appearance on NRATV . "I'm willing to follow your lead so lead the way", he added, in a direct address to the young people organising the march. The March for Our Lives was attended by Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus, Demi Lovato, Lin-Manue... [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn apologises for Labour's 'pockets' of anti-Semitism

Jeremy Corbyn apologises for Labour's 'pockets' of anti-Semitism Labour and Co-operative MP Luciana Berger, head of Jewish Labour, earlier said that the response by the leader's office was "wholly inadequate" and failed to understand "on any level the hurt and anguish felt about anti-Semitism". "Rockerfeller [sic] destroyed Diego Viera's mural because it includes a picture of Lenin". Artist Mear One, whose real name is Kalen Ockerman, shared a photo of the mu... [Full Article...]

Crude drops as Trump tariffs on China spark trade war concerns

Crude drops as Trump tariffs on China spark trade war concerns The plan includes a 25% tariff on US pork imports, as well as 15% tariffs on steel pipes, fruit and wine. American business groups have warned Trump his aluminum and steel tariffs could hurt the US economy and disrupt exports. Amid the looming threat of a trade war escalation, the World Trade Organization's Director-General Roberto Azevedo urged the sides to talk, warning that there will... [Full Article...]

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

Europe, 6 countries exempt from steel, aluminium tariffs for now Still, the EU's 28 members said in a joint statement Friday that they regret the USA decision, rejecting Mr. Trump's national security justification for the levies that the bloc called a "sector-wide protection". The White House said other countries not included in the exemption list are welcome to open discussions with the USA "based on a shared commitment to addressing global excess steel and al... [Full Article...]

Minutes interview with Stormy Daniels to be broadcast Sunday

Minutes interview with Stormy Daniels to be broadcast Sunday Citing "unmistakable links" between Trump's company and the confidentiality agreement that Stormy Daniels signed days before the 2016 presidential election, attorney Michael Avenatti said he meant to subpoena the Trump Organization for the same documents. [Full Article...]

Facebook uses newspaper ads to apologize for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook uses newspaper ads to apologize for Cambridge Analytica scandal The investigators were seen leaving the premises early yesterday after spending about seven hours searching the office. The watchdog is leading the probe with the backing of the European Union's remaining 27 regulators, who this week vowed to collaborate to get to the bottom of the "very serious allegation with far-reaching consequences". [Full Article...]

France honours 'hero' officer who took place of hostage

France honours 'hero' officer who took place of hostage Investigators also found three improvised explosive devices, a 7.65 millimetre handgun and a hunting knife in the supermarket, the source said. He wasn't authorized to speak publicly amid the investigation. "He certainly knew he didn't stand a chance", he said. "It's a word I think is appropriate for him in such tragic circumstances". Lakdim was known to police for petty crime and drug dealing. [Full Article...]

Rick Santorum on gun protests: Students should learn CPR instead

Rick Santorum on gun protests: Students should learn CPR instead How am I going to do something about stopping bullying within my own community? "Because if it is about keeping our schools safe, then we need to have a much broader discussion than the discussion that is going on right now", Santorum said during a panel on CNN's State of the Union on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Two Dead As Car Bomb Explodes In Egyptian City Of Alexandria

Two Dead As Car Bomb Explodes In Egyptian City Of Alexandria Two policemen were killed in Egypt's second city on Saturday by a bomb that was left under a auto and blew up as police Major General Mostafa al-Nemr drove past. Six terrorists belong to Hasm group - which is affiliated to the Muslim Britherhood, were killed in the exchange of fire. The Muslim Brotherhood has said it rejects all forms of violence. [Full Article...]


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