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Worldwide Macron wields 'horse diplomacy' in China
Author: 0 Macron wields 'horse diplomacy' in China

Unveiled in 2013, the Belt and Road project is aimed at connecting China by land and sea to Southeast Asia, Pakistan and Central Asia, and beyond to the Middle East, Europe and Africa. "We hope this visit will reinforce mutual political confidence and strategic communication", China's foreign minister Wang Yi said this week. "You demonstrate your enormous sense of responsibility".

Worldwide 6 dead in California wrong-way driver crash
Author: 0 6 dead in California wrong-way driver crash

The two vehicles caught on fire in the aftermath of the collision. The extent of injuries caused by the crash was not immediately clear, but an ambulance was called to the scene. The wrong-way driver was in a 2013 Chevrolet. An average of 360 people nationwide died each year from wrong-way drivers, according to the National Traffic Safety Board , which studied crashes from 2004 - 2009.

Author: 0 GOP Senators Ask Justice Department for Criminal Probe of Trump Dossier Author

Grassley and Graham did not specify what information they had about Steele that they say warrants a criminal investigation. Gen. Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray that they said contains information behind their claim. Bannon is quoted in a new book as saying it was "treasonous" and "unpatriotic" for Donald Trump Jr.to have a June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer that the president's son thought would deliver dirt on Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Worldwide NYC's pedestrian fatalities reached an all-time low in 2017
Author: 0 NYC's pedestrian fatalities reached an all-time low in 2017

Fatalities among pedestrians dropped by a third over 2017, to 101 deaths. From 2013 to 2017, all traffic deaths are down by 28 percent and pedestrian deaths are down 45 percent during the same timeframe. But in Brooklyn, the number was up: there were 57 traffic fatalities in 2017, compared with 51, its record low, the year before. The prior record low for the borough was in 2011, which saw 63 fatalities.

Worldwide French Singer France Gall Dies at 70
Author: 0 French Singer France Gall Dies at 70

Culture Minister Francoise Nyssen praised a "timeless icon of the French chanson". Gall, born into a musical family in 1947, recorded her first hit, Don't Be So Stupid, when she was 16. In the 1970s, Gall collaborated with musicians like Italian disco producer Giorgio Moroder and vocalist Michael Berger, whom she later married. French star Mireille Mathieu, who worked with Gall early in her career, said "her songs are part of our life".

Worldwide Viral Social Media Post Puts Schools Across the Country on Alert
Author: 0 Viral Social Media Post Puts Schools Across the Country on Alert

Campus and Derry Township police officials investigated the threat and found no link to Milton Hershey School. "Students Loaded up bout head out", began circulating the Internet. It appears upon investigation that the post originated in Virginia. Officials with the Albemarle County Police Department in Virginia tell WTVR that a juvenile suspect has been taken into custody and that charges are pending.

Worldwide Egypt Announces Date of Presidential Elections
Author: 0 Egypt Announces Date of Presidential Elections

In the case of a run-off, the victor will be announced on May 1. It will be Egypt's third election since the 2011 uprising which ended strongman Hosni Mubarak's long rule. In a Twitter statement, Shafiq said, "I earlier decided on my return to Egypt that I had to reassess my position from running for president, a decision I took when I was in UAE".

Author: 0 International Olympic Committee extends North Korea deadline for Pyeongchang Games

North Korea has named the members of the delegation that will take part in talks with South Korea next week, the first between the two neighbors in more than two years. But North Korea could demand some rewards in exchange for those steps, such as the revival of stalled co-operation projects that are lucrative for the North or the suspensions of annual U.S.

Worldwide Sheriff: No apparent link between Moore accusation, fire
Author: 0 Sheriff: No apparent link between Moore accusation, fire

A GoFundMe campaign for Johnson had raised almost $175,000 as of Monday morning. According to a report by the International Business Times , neighbors first called 911 around 8 a.m. "I did what I thought was right", she told CNNMoney about coming forward with her story. She said he made several inappropriate comments about her appearance and groped her when she was leaving.

Author: 0 Theresa May reshuffles cabinet, party announces wrong person to senior position

It comes after membership of the Conservative Party fell to around 70,000 on McLoughlin's watch. Such mishaps illustrate the formidable challenge facing the new chairman Brandon Lewis, his well-regarded deputy James Cleverly , a former soldier, and a team of new vice-chairs, including Harrogate MP Andrew Jones, as they begin to rebuild the party's shattered support base.

Worldwide US spends record-breaking $306B on disaster relief in 2017
Author: 0 US spends record-breaking $306B on disaster relief in 2017

Extreme weather events inflicted a record-setting toll on the United States in 2017, with hurricanes and wildfires causing a total of $ 306 billion in damage, officials said Monday. "There's no denying that climate change will cost the USA trillions more in the next decade and that we have a financial and national security reason to act".

Worldwide CAT 2017 exam results declared
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A total of 1,99,632 candidates took the exam centres in 140 cities. 2017 results were announced on Monday by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow, which conducted the exam for entry into top business schools and 20 IIMs this year.

Worldwide Pence to head to Middle East late next week
Author: 0 Pence to head to Middle East late next week

Egypt initiated a Security Council vote which condemned the USA announcement. In the report, an officer identified as Cpt. US Vice President Mike Pence will leave next week on a high-stakes trip to Egypt, Jordan and Israel, a US official said Monday, moving ahead with a Middle East tour delayed amid anger over Washington's policy shift on Jerusalem, AFP reported .

Worldwide WH Defends Trump's Schedule After Report He Doesn't Start Until 11AM
Author: 0 WH Defends Trump's Schedule After Report He Doesn't Start Until 11AM

The first part of Trump's day is known as "Executive Time". By comparison, former President Barack Obama would arrive in the Oval Office between 9am and 10am after a morning workout. President Donald Trump shrank his daily schedule because he wanted more "executive time" to watch TV and tweet, according to the news site Axios .

Worldwide Policeman in Washington state shot dead by suspected burglar
Author: 0 Policeman in Washington state shot dead by suspected burglar

The deputy was the first person to arrive on scene. "He chased after him and there were shots fired", sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer said in an interview. One white male was found dead at the scene but police are actively looking for another black male suspect who is believed to be armed and risky. The suspect fled the area on foot and a massive manhunt is underway.

Worldwide MLK Day march, celebration is January 15
Author: 0 MLK Day march, celebration is January 15

Arndt said. Refreshments will be served at 2 p.m.at the Pond Springs (Maceo Wiggins) Fellowship Hall. Ecumenical Service at Gethsemane Garden Missionary Baptist Church, 1500 E. Samuel Robinson, pastor of Saint Matthew's Baptist Church, Springfield. Assisting with lunch are Bridge Builders, People to People, South Carolina African American Heritage Foundation, Pepsi Cola of Florence, Rebekah #1 Order of Easter Stars, Florence and Myrtle Chapter 56 Order of Eastern Stars, Hartsville.