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Worldwide MSF: Over 1000 killed in Syria's Eastern Ghouta
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A cease-fire resolution for Syria has failed to take hold as Syrian forces, backed by Russian Federation, make gains in Eastern Ghouta. "No" he said in a text message when asked if the report was correct. The terror of the bombardment and the increasingly unbearable living conditions may push people to courageous the fighting and flee, according to one resident of Douma.

Worldwide Trump Reportedly Broke Another Promise, This Time To Australia
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Mr Trump said he will not be imposing the tariffs on the "great nation of Australia", fulfilling a promise he made to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull . Turnbull's government reacted with shock last week when Trump announced that the USA would be imposing stiff tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum.

Worldwide Mother Ripped Away from Children On The Street By Border Patrol
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Video of the woman being pulled from her daughters on March 3 in National City, a San Diego suburb, drew almost 10 million views on Facebook by Friday afternoon. An attorney for Morales-Luna did not immediately respond to a request from The Associated Press for comment. "It's one of the core results of immigration forces is that they separate families and that's been going on forever", Nowrasteh said.

Worldwide Ranked Virginia beats UofL 75-58 in ACC Tournament
Author: 0 Ranked Virginia beats UofL 75-58 in ACC Tournament

Devon Hall had 14 points as Virginia methodically dismantled a Louisville team desperate for a big upset to augment its NCAA Tournament credentials. The Cardinal offense stalled after coming within two possessions, missing their next three shots. The motivated Bruins will advance to the Pac-12 title game.

Worldwide Saudi crown prince commits to interfaith tolerance
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Shares in BAE Systems were up 2.7% on the news . His visit also included talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and the Archbishop of Canterbury, as well as an audience with the Queen, and saw agreement on an estimated £65 billion worth of additional trade in the coming years as part of the Crown Prince's Vision 2030 economic plan.

Worldwide 'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli has been sentenced to 7 years in prison
Author: 0 'Pharma bro' Martin Shkreli has been sentenced to 7 years in prison

A jury in August found Shkreli guilty of defrauding investors in two hedge funds he ran, MSMB Capital and MSMB Healthcare, by sending them fake account statements and concealing huge losses. With today's sentencing, Shkreli is headed back to jail. At the sentencing, Shkreli broke into tears, apologized to investors, and accepted responsibility for what he had done .

Worldwide Changing gun laws
Author: 0 Changing gun laws "not achievable", Parkland victim's father says

My daughter was murdered by a gun. "I started getting the sense that these kids needed something to help them move forward, and that was making music", teacher Alex Kaminsky said . A week ago, leaders in the House and Senate said a gambling overhaul this session was unlikely, since the budget and school and gun safety measures would take priority.

Worldwide Broadcom pledges $1.5 billion U.S. investment in Qualcomm deal
Author: 0 Broadcom pledges $1.5 billion U.S. investment in Qualcomm deal

Key quote: "Broadcom is committed to making the United States the global leader in 5G". The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, which is now looking into whether a merger would harm national security, expressed concerns that a Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm would undermine U.S.

Worldwide Broward Deputy Radioed That Gunshots Were Coming From Inside
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The timeline also shows that 11 minutes passed between when the gunfire broke out and when officers from a neighboring police department entered the school . The more we learn about the law enforcement response, or lack thereof, to the Parkland school shooting, the worse the situation gets. The call logs from Valentine's Day say that Peterson "can be observed near the south east corner of building 12 and the north east corner of building 7".

Worldwide Colin Firth Yep, My Wife Banged Alleged 'Stalker'
Author: 0 Colin Firth Yep, My Wife Banged Alleged 'Stalker'

A spokesman for Italy's Carabinieri police told The Times , "A complaint has been made by the couple to prosecutors and the police have been investigating". Brancaccia denied the stalking allegations, adding: "We were romantically involved, she wanted to leave Colin for me". Firth has not made any further statements on the matter as of yet.

Author: 0 Worth Watching Stocks: STMicroelectronics NV (STM), Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL)

It has outperformed by 47.84% the S&P500. Nea Management Company Llc increased its stake in Epizyme Inc (EPZM) by 3.19% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Institutional ownership refers to the ownership stake in a company that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. 376.98 million shares or 2.13% more from 369.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.

Worldwide What's at Stake in Trump's Looming Trade War With China
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While China has cautioned against Trump's announced aluminum and steel tariffs, warning they could spark a trade war that would harm the United States above all, the tariffs on metals wouldn't really hurt Chinese businesses, as China exports just 1.1% of its steel to the US.

Worldwide Nigerians Celebrate International Women's Day
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REESE Witherspoon has revealed why she felt she had to stay silent after she was sexually assaulted by a director as a teenager. The number of businesses owned by women in the US has more than doubled in the past 20 years, according to the annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express Open.

Worldwide Pope adds feast of Mary, mother of the church to universal calendar
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Despite partisan differences on Francis, Catholics from across the political spectrum are in rough agreement about his handling of the child sex abuse crisis. Of white mainline Protestants, 67 percent approve of Pope Francis' tenure, as do 58 percent of religiously unaffiliated adults. Nine percent of white evangelicals were unfavourable toward Pope Francis when he was chosen Pope in 2013.

Worldwide China Warns of 'Justified and Necessary' Response to Trump's Trade Restrictions
Author: 0 China Warns of 'Justified and Necessary' Response to Trump's Trade Restrictions

But Wang said 80 countries and worldwide organisations had signed belt and road agreements with China, and the projects provided momentum for their development. "On paper, China has more to lose from a trade war - it exports far more to the U.S. than it imports". Touted as Chinese president Xi Jinping's ambitious project, the BRI focuses on improving connectivity and cooperation among Asian countries, Africa, China and Europe.

Worldwide Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli army: Palestinian ministry
Author: 0 Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli army: Palestinian ministry

The official Palestinian news agency Wafa said the man had disabilities, without elaborating. Protesters plan to call for the granting of a right of return for millions of so-called "Palestinian refugees" across the Middle East. Guatemala was one of a handful of countries that backed US President Donald Trump's December 6 recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The clashes followed a weekly demonstration against the recent USA decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Worldwide Man pleads guilty to attacking US Sen. Rand Paul
Author: 0 Man pleads guilty to attacking US Sen. Rand Paul

A judge set a June 15 sentencing date for the retired anesthesiologist in his late 50s. "He is looking forward to closure on all of this once and for all", said Boucher's attorney, Matt Baker. Boucher admitted the assault but denied it was politically motivated and was dispute between neighbors. Boucher maintained the attack had nothing to do with politics and told police he assaulted the senator because he had "had enough" after he saw Paul stack a pile of brush near his yard.

Worldwide Duterte 'Needs Psychiatric Evaluation' - UN Human Rights Head
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High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein told a news conference on Friday. "The president of the Philippines needs to submit himself to some sort of psychiatric evaluation". "These attacks can not go unanswered, the U.N. Human Rights Council must take a position", Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said at a news conference Friday. The petition said the rebels were " using acts of terror " to sow fear and panic to overthrow the government.

Worldwide It's time to check your smoke alarms
Author: 0 It's time to check your smoke alarms

Test smoke alarms monthly by pushing the test button. FASNY says that any alarms or detectors that are more than 10 years old should be replaced. Look for the manufacturer's expiration date on the back or side of the alarm. Firefighters in California said that most deadly fires happen at night and that smoke alarms give families an early warning. Note that some smoke and CO alarm manufacturers recommend specific brands of batteries; if possible, avoid affordable brands.

Worldwide Nor'easter forces airlines to cancel thousands of flights
Author: 0 Nor'easter forces airlines to cancel thousands of flights

Twenty states from Montana to ME are under winter storm alerts and 50 million Americans in the path of heavy snow and strong winds (ABC America). All of the major domestic airlines - including American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, and JetBlue - have issued similar fee waivers in response to Winter Storm Quinn .

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