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Worldwide Asia extends Wall Street selloff as Trump sparks trade war fears
Author: 0 Asia extends Wall Street selloff as Trump sparks trade war fears

The Dow Jones closed at 24,608.98 on March 1, plunging 420 points after US President Donald Trump announced that he would impose a flat 25 percent tariff on all steel imports, as well as a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports. China's top trade official Lui He is in Washington for trade talks. Shares in U.S. Steel Corp jumped 6 percent, while shares in AK Steel Holding Corp rose 8 percent.

Worldwide FBI Counterintelligence Investigating Ivanka Trump Business Deal
Author: 0 FBI Counterintelligence Investigating Ivanka Trump Business Deal

Citing "a U.S. official and a former United States official" Thursday evening, CNN reported that the FBI's counterintelligence units are scrutinizing Miss Trump's worldwide business dealings. It is not owned by the Trump organization, despite baring the family name, but by Malaysian real estate heir Joo Kim Tiah. It is possible the timing of the deal is of interest to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, because it is one of only a few Trump-branded properties to open since the president ...

Worldwide China complains as US passes bill promoting ties with Taiwan
Author: 0 China complains as US passes bill promoting ties with Taiwan

The Senate passed the Taiwan Travel Act by unanimous consent. Report says the legislation now only needs U.S. President Donald Trump's signature. Taiwan's Presidential Office said it sincerely thanks the United States Congress for its long-term firm support for Taiwan in various fields and will continue to develop a more solid and cooperative relationship with the United States.

Worldwide Children Living in Plywood Shed Rescued From Filthy California Property, Authorities Say
Author: 0 Children Living in Plywood Shed Rescued From Filthy California Property, Authorities Say

An initial survey of the property revealed there was no electricity or running water, and large holes, mounds of trash and human feces were scattered throughout the area, deputies said. The almost five-acre property did not have a traditional house and appeared to be abandoned, but the mother and children were living in a shed made of plywood, plastic, metal poles and other materials, the sheriff's department said.

Worldwide Kelly Ripa Stands By Ryan Seacrest Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations
Author: 0 Kelly Ripa Stands By Ryan Seacrest Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Co-editor-inchief of Variety took to Twitter on 27 February claiming to have spoken with Seacrest's publicist before publishing the article: "We asked to speak to Seacrest directly and his reps declined to make him available". News wardrobe stylist who reported to Variety that Ryan had behaved sexually aggressively towards her for years, something that he has denied . E! has stood by Ryan after conducting an investigation into the allegations made by Ms Hardy, with a statement ...

Worldwide Recent Analysts Ratings Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)
Author: 0 Recent Analysts Ratings Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO)'s stock on Wednesday traded at beginning with a price of $ 45.27 and when day-trade ended the stock finally moved down -0.58% to reach at $44.78. It dropped, as 55 investors sold ABBV shares while 640 reduced holdings. Corson Bradley W sold 19,500 shares worth $1.62M. Solaris Asset Mngmt Limited Company holds 0.01% or 300 shares in its portfolio.

Worldwide Florida: Trump would have
Author: 0 Florida: Trump would have "run in"

President Donald Trump on Monday told the nation's governors not to worry about the National Rifle Association because "they're on our side", adding that he and the organization are ready to make certain changes to US gun laws in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, earlier this month.

Worldwide Kawhi Leonard back working with Spurs
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard back working with Spurs

Leonard, who has missed all but nine games of the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season with an injury to his right quad, has been conspicuously absent from the Spurs' team activities. Kawhi Leonard returned to practice with the Spurs on Tuesday. "He said he'll be back, so we knew he was going to be back eventually at some point - playing-wise, not just being around".

Worldwide Storm hits California, evacuations ordered in mudslide area
Author: 0 Storm hits California, evacuations ordered in mudslide area

The dump would be a boon to the Sierra snowpack, which is vital to the state's water supply but is only about a quarter its normal size at this time of year for the winter season. It includes Montecito, where 21 people were killed by a massive mudslide. Visibility will be limited at times because of the heavy snowfall and the strong winds.

Worldwide Five Turkish soldiers killed, seven wounded in clashes in Syria's Afrin
Author: 0 Five Turkish soldiers killed, seven wounded in clashes in Syria's Afrin

Shortly after, it issued a second statement in which it announced that three more soldiers had been killed as well as six wounded, without giving details of the circumstances. On Monday, Turkey deployed some 600 members of the police and gendarmerie special forces in the Afrin region, indicating it was preparing for urban fighting.

Worldwide United States support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen must end, senators say
Author: 0 United States support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen must end, senators say

The two said that they would try to move the resolution through the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, but the committee may table it. The resolution refers to Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. But Senate aides said that authorization did not apply in Yemen. But it didn't take place until the first month into Trump's administration. Given that war-making powers belong to Congress, they argued that the US activities in the conflict are unconstitutional.

Worldwide Georgia Senate to vote on tax bill, Delta benefit dropped
Author: 0 Georgia Senate to vote on tax bill, Delta benefit dropped

Last weekend, Delta , which employs 33,000 Georgians, announced its decision to cut ties with the gun rights group, after the Parkland, Fla., high school shooting on February 14 that left 17 dead. "We've even stayed strong against our own governor". Georgia's Republican governor, Nathan Dean, didn't seem concerned that the company would be enticed to leave.

Worldwide Two stowaways die falling from New York-bound plane
Author: 0 Two stowaways die falling from New York-bound plane

Police have not yet released any details about the identity of the two men, although prosecutor Carlos Bustamante told El Comercio the possibility of further stowaways could not be ruled out. The country's second largest airport had to be shut down for 90 minutes following the incident. "From the characteristics of the citizens, they may come from Peru, and from here (from the flight) they would go to the United States, to NY".

Author: 0 One of Donald Trump's Closest Associates Resigned

A member of presidential inner circle, Hicks claimed that he was leaving office because he "felt he had completed his cycle" and that it was a good time to "explore opportunities outside". Press secretary Sean Spicer partially filled the role of communications director before quitting in July, 2017 with Anthony Scaramucci on his way in.

Author: 0 European companies setting up United Kingdom arms to continue trade post-Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May will set out her vision on Friday for a Brexit deal deeper and wider than any "free trade agreement anywhere in the world", telling the European Union it is in their "shared interest". The European Court of Justice would have the power to "interpret and enforce" the agreement. The Labour chair of the Work and Pension Select Committee sided with the Tories in the vote.

Worldwide New Zealand teen fired shot near Queen Elizabeth II in 1981
Author: 0 New Zealand teen fired shot near Queen Elizabeth II in 1981

Even more questionably, police only sought firearms and robbery charges against Christopher. Why? Journalists and onlookers heard the noise, but police assured them that it was just a firecracker, or maybe a toppled sign. The New Zealand Herald said authorities were anxious it might jeopardize future royal visits to the former British colony. The official story began falling apart in the 1990s, as several people close to the investigation began talking to the media, and particularly with ...

Worldwide Why China Is Censoring Winnie the Pooh-And the Letter 'N'
Author: 0 Why China Is Censoring Winnie the Pooh-And the Letter 'N'

He left the leadership previous year after reaching retirement age. It's not often that governments ban letters, but the Chinese government did exactly that recently when it blocked the letter "n" from appearing on social media. "It is a system created to accord with the national condition and ensure long-term peace and stability for the party and the country", Thursday's commentary said.

Worldwide Alleged cheesecake poisoner tried to steal friend's identity
Author: 0 Alleged cheesecake poisoner tried to steal friend's identity

Both are brunette, fair-skinned and speak Russian. She pled not guilty to the charges on Tuesday after being remanded without bail, according to court documents. After being treated at hospital, the woman returned home to find that her passport had been stolen, along with a gold ring and cash. The pills were proven to be phenazepam as well, according to Federal Bureau of Investigation testing.

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