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Worldwide US stocks plunge as trade war fears grow after China sanctions
Author: 0 US stocks plunge as trade war fears grow after China sanctions

Within hours, it announced it may set tariffs on US pork, aluminum and other goods. Later, Trump also said the USA was in the midst of very major and very positive negotiations. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was down 2.84% in late afternoon trade at 30,188.84, with the decline compounded by plummeting technology stocks, namely gaming giant Tencent, after South African media company Naspers said it would sell a $10bn stake in the group.

Worldwide Brazil thrash Russia 3-0 in friendly match
Author: 0 Brazil thrash Russia 3-0 in friendly match

On a pitch which seemed worn after hosting a giant election rally for President Vladimir Putin earlier this month, Brazil's margin of victory would have been greater if not for some soft shooting by Brazil in the first half and good saves from Akinfeev in the second.

Worldwide Aid reaches Syria's Afrin as Turkish backed forces clear town
Author: 0 Aid reaches Syria's Afrin as Turkish backed forces clear town

Afrin's water supply was cut off and its main hospital was bombed. "I also condemn this in a most categorical way", she added. Compared to a 'modern caliph' with dreams of a restored Ottoman Empire ( and performances to match ), he seems to enjoy playing the strongman for a domestic audience increasingly enrapt in nationalist fervour while enjoying relative impunity from criticism or sanction from the most powerful members of the worldwide community no matter how egregious his crimes or ...

Worldwide Palestinian Teenager Ahed Tamimi Sentenced to 8-Month Term
Author: 0 Palestinian Teenager Ahed Tamimi Sentenced to 8-Month Term

On Wednesday, Tamimi signed a plea deal in Israeli military court and will serve eight months in prison , including three months time served. When her trial began in February, she faced 12 charges, including aggravated assault, however, 8 were dropped as part of the plea deal.

Worldwide Austin bombing suspect recorded 25-minute
Author: 0 Austin bombing suspect recorded 25-minute "confession"

The suspect, Mark Anthony Conditt , killed himself by detonating a bomb inside his auto early Wednesday as law-enforcement closed in on him. "The suspect is deceased and has significant injuries from a blast that occurred from detonating a bomb inside his vehicle", Manley told reporters .

Worldwide Ukraine's Savchenko goes on hunger strike over detention
Author: 0 Ukraine's Savchenko goes on hunger strike over detention

Savchenko's defense intends to use this right, her lawyer Viktor Chevguz said after the hearing. On Thursday, Ukraine's parliament stripped Savchenko, who is accused of planning, recruiting, and giving instructions on how to conduct a terrorist attack on the parliament, of parliamentary immunity at the request of the Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office.

Worldwide Hornets outscore Grizzlies by 61
Author: 0 Hornets outscore Grizzlies by 61

And the season is only getting worse for Memphis. Only Cleveland's 68-point win over Miami in 1991, Indiana's 65-point victory over Portland in 1998, the Los Angeles Lakers' 63-point rout of Golden State in 1972, Golden State's 62-point win over Sacramento in 1991 and the old Syracuse Nationals' 62-point win over the New York Knicks in 1960 were larger in league history.

Worldwide Obasanjo backs Intra-Africa trade for continent's economic development
Author: 0 Obasanjo backs Intra-Africa trade for continent's economic development

The African Heads of States and Governments pose during African Union (AU) Summit for the agreement to establish the African Continental Free Trade Area in Kigali, Rwanda, on March 21, 2018. And while Africa's largest economies are expected to benefit most from the deal that progressively eliminates tariffs and other trade barriers, some of them worry that more people from poorer countries will migrate their way.

Author: 0 Voting For 25 Rajya Sabha Seats Begins

The Samajwadi Party's MLA Nitin Agarwal is also believed to have voted for Agarwal. In Maharashtra, all six candidates were elected unopposed after the BJP withdrew its fourth candidate. Not so long ago, Congress legislators were considered first to fall in BJP's trap whenever such situation arose with Gujarat being a flawless example of it.

Worldwide Va. Man Arrested for Threatening to Murder Rep. Scott Taylor
Author: 0 Va. Man Arrested for Threatening to Murder Rep. Scott Taylor

He then allegedly proceeded to point at two other staffers and said , "You two are next", according to the U.S. attorney's office. "I am going to get my shotgun and do something about this", Godwin said. "It's never acceptable to rise to the level of threats of violence, or violence itself against anyone, or elected officials, of course", Taylor said Friday.

Worldwide Theresa May to EU Leaders: Russia is a Threat to us all
Author: 0 Theresa May to EU Leaders: Russia is a Threat to us all

With UK-Russian relations plunged into the deep freeze by the nerve agent poisoning in Salisbury, the Prime Minister will say Moscow's brazen flouting of global law represents a threat to the basis of democracy across Europe. Lithuania's outspoken President Dalia Grybauskaite said: "All of us we are considering such measures". Here, the British leadership is concerned less about nationalism but cooperation across the borders.

Worldwide Shark alert as more than 130 beached whales die in Western Australia
Author: 0 Shark alert as more than 130 beached whales die in Western Australia

Six of the survivors were returned to sea late in the afternoon. "Unfortunately, most of the whales swam by themselves to the mainland during the night and have not survived", said rescue team manager Jeremy Chick. However, Reuters reported that the large number this time is unusual. In 2009, more than 80 pilot whales and dolphins died in a mass stranding at Hamelin Bay on the same day - March 23.

Worldwide Union Bank at 14 year low as lender faces Rs300cr fraud
Author: 0 Union Bank at 14 year low as lender faces Rs300cr fraud

In its complaint, the UBI cited that TIL, based at Banjara Hills, obtained the loans for the business of EPC contractor which is engaged in road projects, water works, building structures and also undertook works as a sub contractor to various companies namely IRCON , RITES, Maytas Infra Pvt Ltd, L&T and TATA projects.

Worldwide PWD issues clarification on rodent killing contract row
Author: 0 PWD issues clarification on rodent killing contract row

It must be noted that the work order to a private company was given by the General Administration Department of the Maharashtra government, under Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Speaking to ANI, Kadam dismissed the survey report quoted by Khadse and said that 3,19,400 is the number of tablets that were used and not the rats that were killed.

Worldwide Read: summary of the House Russia investigation report
Author: 0 Read: summary of the House Russia investigation report

On the subject of collusion, the report says that "when asked directly, none of the interviewed witnesses provided evidence of collusion, coordination or conspiracy between the Trump campaign and the Russian government". The panel also concludes that while there was no evidence of collusion, Russian Federation was involved in sowing disagreement and chaos throughout the election cycle; using social media and other technology platforms to manipulate American voters.

Worldwide China's aircraft carrier sails by Taiwan as tensions rise
Author: 0 China's aircraft carrier sails by Taiwan as tensions rise

The Taiwan Travel Act sparked concerns in the mainland that high-level visits may eventually lead to the US recognizing Taiwan as a country, which would set a precedent for other nations to follow suit. An irked Beijing has called on Washington to "correct its mistake". Taiwan has shown no interest in being run by China, and has accused China of not understanding how democracy works, pointing out that Taiwan's people have the right to decide its future.

Worldwide One in three young adults has ridden with an impaired driver
Author: 0 One in three young adults has ridden with an impaired driver

Mitchell has been released from the Madison County Jail on $1,000 bail. His BAC was later determined to be 0.203, according to police. Police say the driver of this truck, Risa Tripp, 22, of Foxboro, was drunk. Huntsville Police tell us one of their officers has been arrested. Morrill failed a series of field sobriety tests. "The bottle was open and nearly completely empty", an officer wrote.

Worldwide Craiglist blocks personal ads to protest anti sex-trafficking law
Author: 0 Craiglist blocks personal ads to protest anti sex-trafficking law

The personals section , which is still visible on the Craigslist homepage, now redirects users to the announcement about the shutdown. The Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act (FOSTA) was approved earlier this week, a bill that will hold online companies liable for content posted by users.

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