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Trump Threatens Spending Bill Veto, Raising Prospect of Shutdown

Trump Threatens Spending Bill Veto, Raising Prospect of Shutdown Trump tweeted that the bill does not adequately fund the border wall or address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which he blames Democrats for. The president also remarked that he supports an increase in the use of vocational schools, which he said were good for Americans who are "good at fixing motors" and "not going to be Einstein academically". [Full Article...]

United Kingdom regulators search Cambridge Analytica offices

United Kingdom regulators search Cambridge Analytica offices Several companies have suspended their advertisements on Facebook after it was revealed that the data firm Cambridge Analytica improperly used the Facebook data of tens of millions of people. A movement called #DeleteFacebook is gathering momentum after Elon Musk, chief executive officer of Tesla Inc., joined those who want to get rid of their Facebook accounts. [Full Article...]

New S.African president suspends tax chief

New S.African president suspends tax chief All that is holding us back from signing the actual agreement is our own consultation process. Speaking on a panel at the African Continental Free Trade Area Business Forum in Rwanda on March 20, Cyril Ramaphosa stressed a common currency is needed for investment and intra-African trade to flourish. [Full Article...]

Giornate Fai: questi i siti da aperti dal pubblico ad Agrigento

Giornate Fai: questi i siti da aperti dal pubblico ad Agrigento Per chi resta in città la possibilità di visitare dunque ad esempio, la Scala del calcio, spogliatoi compresi, ma anche l'Ippodromo. Tanto che partecipò ai moti del 1848 per liberare il territorio dagli austriaci. Per la prima volta saranno accessibili sale che normalmente non sono aperte al pubblico. Il complesso consta della Chiesa di San Martino con la Villa dei Vescovi (noto come "San Mart... [Full Article...]

China talks tough on trade war, warns United States of countermeasures

China talks tough on trade war, warns United States of countermeasures Lou Jiwei, chairman of the National Council for Social Security Fund (NCSSF), speaks at the China Development Forum in Beijing , China March 24, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump signed a memorandum on Thursday that could impose tariffs on up to 60 billion U.S. dollars of imports from China and restrict Chinese investments in the United States, fueling fears that the world's two largest eco... [Full Article...]

Europe steps up pressure on Russian Federation over spy attack

Europe steps up pressure on Russian Federation over spy attack At a summit in Brussels, the 28 European Union leaders agreed with Britain that it is "highly likely Russian Federation is responsible" for the nerve-agent attack on Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia. The president of Lithuania said Friday that individual European Union countries plan to take their own actions against Russian Federation within days. [Full Article...]

Russia Spy Attack: Britain says Russian President Putin's actions 'tragic'

Russia Spy Attack: Britain says Russian President Putin's actions 'tragic' Mr Putin was approached by the BBC's Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg and asked whether Russian Federation was behind Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia being exposed to the nerve agent Novichok in the Wiltshire city. Created to escape detection by global inspectors, their existence was revealed by defectors. At an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council in New York, America sided firmly... [Full Article...]

Hero Cop Dead in Islamist Siege of French Supermarket

Hero Cop Dead in Islamist Siege of French Supermarket Lakdim then shot and wounded a police officer who was out jogging with colleagues before driving nearby Trebes where he burst into the Super U supermarket . ISIL also claimed responsibility for that attack. "He did what needed to be done and thanks to him, many lives were saved and yes, I think the word hero is very appropriate". [Full Article...]

Aadhaar remains safe, says UIDAI

Aadhaar remains safe, says UIDAI ZDNet said that it had spent more than a month trying to contact the Indian authorities, but nobody responded to their repeated emails. The semi-government agency behind India's national identity card project on Saturday denied a report by news website ZDNet that the programme has been hit by another security lapse that allows access to private information. [Full Article...]

Turkish jets 'neutralize' 38 PKK militants in northern Iraq

Turkish jets 'neutralize' 38 PKK militants in northern Iraq The word "neutralised" is used by the Turkish authorities to imply that the terrorists have either surrendered or were killed or captured. "If (Baghdad) can not, we may turn up in Sinjar suddenly one night and clean up the PKK there", Erdogan said. [Full Article...]

Apache Corporation (NYSE:APA) Growth Estimates in Focus

Elm Ridge Management Llc who had been investing in Apache Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $14.22B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.79% or $1.69 during the last trading session, reaching $92.57. Riverhead Mgmt Limited Liability Corporation stated it has 0.01% of its portfolio in Dril-Quip, Inc. (NYSE:MET). First Manhattan owns 1,924 shares. Cowen & Co maintained the... [Full Article...]

Female victim in Maryland school shooting dies

Female victim in Maryland school shooting dies Jaelynn was one of nine siblings, her mother said, and a member of the swimming team. InsideEdition.com's Lisa Voyticki has more . Rollin's motive in the shooting that critically injured his ex-girlfriend is unknown, and likely won't be revealed as he died during the incident after a shootout with a School Resource Officer . [Full Article...]

US Trade Representative Says WTO 'Wholly Inadequate' to Deal With China

US Trade Representative Says WTO 'Wholly Inadequate' to Deal With China Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said. He said in his prepared remarks that the U.S., Canada and Mexico "have made a great deal of progress" on a Nafta renegotiation, "but we still have a ways to go". The European Union, Argentina, Australia, Brazil and South Korea will be exempted through the negotiations, Lighthizer told the Senate Finance Committee on Thursday March 22, noting that Trum... [Full Article...]

Trump's Chinese tariffs could have a big impact on the tech industry

Xinhua cited Liu as saying that China is "ready and capable of defending its national interest and hopes both sides will remain rational". China's commerce ministry said on Friday that the country was planning measures against up to $3 billion of USA imports to balance the steel and aluminum tariffs, with a list of 128 US products that could be targeted. [Full Article...]

Gun control marches draw huge turnout here, across country

Gun control marches draw huge turnout here, across country Underlining sharp differences among the American public over the issue, counter-demonstrators and supporters of gun rights were also in evidence in many cities. "She tells me, 'Mommy, someone else got shot'". She think her school is safe but admits she's not completely sure. Naomi Wadler, 11, a student from Virginia, said she spoke for all African-American girls lost to gun violence whose stor... [Full Article...]

European Union seeks permanent exemption from United States tariffs

European Union seeks permanent exemption from United States tariffs Tariffs on imported steel and aluminum imposed by the United States comes into force starting March 23, the White House said in a statement on Friday. "We still have the threat of escalating global trade conflict". "We have agreed to launch immediately a process of discussion with President Trump and the Trump Administration on trade issues of common concern, including steel and aluminum, with a... [Full Article...]

March Against School Gun Violence Held In Sonora

March Against School Gun Violence Held In Sonora Led by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where a shooter's rampage last month left 17 dead, the teens who took the stage at the March for Our Lives in downtown Washington called for Congress to enact stricter gun controls in response to the nation's relentless, two-decade stretch of campus shootings. [Full Article...]

Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to work together for regional peace

Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to work together for regional peace According to it, Sirisena said CPEC is a promising sign for Pakistan's economic progress. Both sides expressed the hope that bilateral ties will continue to grow in future. A year since then, Colombo's stance saw a visible shift and its support for Pakistan was revealed by Pakistan's Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua during her visit to the Sri Lankan capital. [Full Article...]

Afghanistan: Car Bomb Explodes in Lashkargah City, 14 Killed

Afghanistan: Car Bomb Explodes in Lashkargah City, 14 Killed There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack, which Zwak said killed at least 13 people and wounded 45 others, including children. The Italian NGO Emergency said that they had heard the sound of the explosion from their surgical centre. [Full Article...]

Experts wary of Bolton appointment ahead of Trump-Kim summit

Experts wary of Bolton appointment ahead of Trump-Kim summit The speech-in which Bolton vilified Kim Jong Il as a "tyrannical dictator" and said life in North Korea was a "hellish nightmare"-infuriated the North Korean government and, USA diplomats say, almost torpedoed the talks". Kim was among many observers who anxious about the repercussions if planned May talks between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un don't go well. [Full Article...]


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