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Worldwide City council member, driver shot to death in downtown Rio
Author: 0 City council member, driver shot to death in downtown Rio

The councilor's press officer, who was in the backseat, was hit by glass fragments and injured but survived. The AP reports two men fired nine shots into a auto carrying Franco and driver Anderson Pedro Gomes, who were both killed. In a statement on Thursday, Liz Throssell, the spokesman for the United Nation's Human Rights Office , welcomed the investigation into Franco's death, but also stressed that any probe "must be thorough, transparent and independent if it is to be seen as credible".

Worldwide Donald Trump Eyes Tariffs On Up To $60 Billion Chinese Goods
Author: 0 Donald Trump Eyes Tariffs On Up To $60 Billion Chinese Goods

While the tariffs on steel and aluminum, announced last week by Mr Trump, are viewed as relatively insignificant in terms of imports and exports, moves to target China directly risk a direct and harsh response from Beijing . He has started talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement ( NAFTA ) and most recently imposed tariffs on steel and aluminium imports .

Author: 0 American Midstream Partners (AMID) Price Target Cut to $16.00

The stock decreased 4.10% or $0.62 during the last trading session, reaching $14.62. About 284,234 shares traded or 92.10% up from the average. It has outperformed by 31.26% the S&P500. Therefore 16% are positive. Baidu had 61 analyst reports since July 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Outperform" rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, February 18.

Worldwide SA twins found safe in Florida — AMBER ALERT CANCELED
Author: 0 SA twins found safe in Florida — AMBER ALERT CANCELED

The Chicago Tribune reports that two children, Jordyn Washington, 2, and Lynn Roby, 3, were reportedly abducted by their father, Lynn Washington, 40, at around 2 p.m. The 40-year-old is prohibited from having any contact with the children according to a protection order that was issued on November 30, reported the Tribune.

Worldwide Nepal's first female president wins second term
Author: 0 Nepal's first female president wins second term

Backed by the Left alliance , Bhandari (56) fought back the Nepali Congress' Presidential candidate Kumari Laxmi Rai with a grand majority. The vote bank of the Nepali Congress accounts for 11,428, with 76 seats in the Parliament and 113 in the Provincial Assemblies.

Worldwide Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Says Will Develop Nuclear Bomb If Iran Does
Author: 0 Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Says Will Develop Nuclear Bomb If Iran Does

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gestures during the graduation ceremony of the 93rd batch of cadets of the King Faisal Air Academy, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on February 21, 2018. He has drawn global condemnation for Saudi Arabia's war against Houthi rebels in neighboring Yemen, a conflict that has killed thousands of civilians and created one of the world's worst humanitarian catastrophes.

Worldwide Philippines drugs war: Duterte to withdraw from ICC
Author: 0 Philippines drugs war: Duterte to withdraw from ICC

A statement from the Philippine administration said the ICC inquiry was "in violation of due process". Roque said that the Philippines' withdrawal is a big loss to the ICC since the country was among its few Asian members. The preliminary examination will determine whether the ICC has jurisdiction over the case. According to police reports, 3 967 "drug personalities" were killed for "resisting arrest" during police operations between July 1 2016 and November 27 2017.

Worldwide One flew over Yakutsk: plane lost 9 tons of gold worth $379m
Author: 0 One flew over Yakutsk: plane lost 9 tons of gold worth $379m

According to the Russian media, cargo worth a whopping $ 378 million was scattered on the runway alone. Yakutsk Airport insists that the plane was operational and was ready for the flight. According to an official from the Canadian-based Kinross Gold Corporation, which operates mines in Russian Federation, the trove are Doré bars, semi-pure alloys of gold and silver which are later transported to a refinery for purification.

Worldwide Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Due to Steering Wheels Detaching
Author: 0 Ford Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Due to Steering Wheels Detaching

The recall over the steering wheel problem applies to 2014-18 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles. The vehicle maker has also said that it is aware of two crashes and one injury that could have been caused by the issue. As a outcome, the steering wheel "could potentially detach and lead to a loss of steering control and increased risk of a crash". "Repairs will cost beyond my means at this moment", a driver in Harriman, Tennessee reported Tuesday.

Worldwide Mizoram CM Seeks Rajnath Singh's Intervention in Border Dispute
Author: 0 Mizoram CM Seeks Rajnath Singh's Intervention in Border Dispute

The move follows a letter from Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla to the home minister on Monday, requesting intervention in the boundary row that flared up last week. The Union home ministry also sought reports from the two states about the incidents and the steps being taken to normalise the situation. Singh interacted with Hailakandi Deputy Commissioner Adil Khan, Superintendent of Police Mohneesh Mishra and other senior officials, a district administration release said.

Worldwide Lakers, fans strike back at Canadian Jamal Murray as feud heats up
Author: 0 Lakers, fans strike back at Canadian Jamal Murray as feud heats up

In the previous two meetings between these teams, the Lakers took exception to Murray's antics. Kuzma sprained his right ankle in the final seconds of the third quarter and left the game to get it re-taped. The crowd engaged in an anti-Murray chant late in the night. Most of it was created by Nuggets guard Jamal Murray whose trash-talking rubbed the Lakers team the wrong way in two straight losses but on Tuesday, things continued to escalate.

Worldwide University pension strike nears end after deal struck
Author: 0 University pension strike nears end after deal struck

The UCU have said the strikes remain on, after a potential deal, which had been reached on Monday night after six days of talks at the conciliation service Acas , was rejected by its members. Tens of thousands of students have signed petitions demanding refunds for lost university lectures and classes over the four weeks that university strikes have taken place so far.

Worldwide Israel strikes Gaza after bombs planted near border
Author: 0 Israel strikes Gaza after bombs planted near border

Shortly after sunrise, there were four explosions along the border, which slightly damaged the Israeli frontier barrier, he said. The Gazan Health Ministry said that at least two people were wounded in the clashes, with at least eight other Gazans injured by Israeli fire during protests elsewhere in the coastal enclave.

Worldwide Israel shells Hamas posts in Gaza in response to bombs
Author: 0 Israel shells Hamas posts in Gaza in response to bombs

No casualties were reported, AFP said. The latest state comptroller report is designed, in the words of Haaretz , to give the message that "there is no reason for worldwide legal bodies to launch legal proceedings against senior Israeli officials because Israel deals with its exceptions as required".

Worldwide Dybala double sends Juventus top of Serie A
Author: 0 Dybala double sends Juventus top of Serie A

We're not relaxed, we have to keep looking ahead on all fronts, everything depends on us. Dybala added his second four minutes after halftime, Higuain expertly holding up the ball before playing it into the path of the 24-year-old, who slotted it home right-footed.

Worldwide Buhari arrives in Yobe
Author: 0 Buhari arrives in Yobe

He is also due to visit Niger State Thursday. After consistently protesting the then Goodluck Jonathan's refusal to address the abduction of the girls, and holding the Buhari government to its election promises to bring the girls home, they have managed some success.

Worldwide Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key join movie Wendell and Wild
Author: 0 Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key join movie Wendell and Wild

This marks Netflix's second original stop-motion feature pick-up; the studio also acquired the now in-proudction Bubbles , a film about Michael Jackson's pet chimp, produced by Anomalisa maker Starburns Industries and co-directed by Taika Waititi ( Thor: Ragnarok ) and Mark Gustafson (animation director, Fantastic Mr.

Worldwide Unilever picks Netherlands over London for its new headquarters
Author: 0 Unilever picks Netherlands over London for its new headquarters

Unilever has had two main offices in London and Rotterdam, and has been dual listed, since its creation from the 1929 merger of the British soap maker Lever Brothers and the Dutch margarine producer Margarine Unie. It said that the decision reflects the fact that the shares that are now listed in the Netherlands account for approximately 55 per cent of the group's combined ordinary share capital, and also trade with greater liquidity than the ones listed in London at the moment.

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