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Worldwide US Sees a Risk China Will Target American Farmers in Trade Fight
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The measures, or the suspension of tariff concessions, will target 128 US products, including pork, wine, and seamless steel tubes. "When they charge 25 per cent and we charge 2.5 per cent that's not reciprocal", he said. Crude took a turn lower amid an equity selloff largely pinned to growing apprehension about a potential trade war with China. In a statement on its website, the office of the US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said it had filed a request - at the direction of Trump - ...

Worldwide Afghanistan: Car Bomb Explodes in Lashkargah City, 14 Killed
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Further details were awaited. Helmand police spokesman Salam Afghan told AFP that at least 10 people had been killed and 35 others wounded in the attack. "The enemies of Afghanistan can not prevent the celebration of traditional, religious and cultural events in the country", Mr Ghani said on Friday after the suicide attack, local media report.

Worldwide How will hawk John Bolton affect foreign policy?
Author: 0 How will hawk John Bolton affect foreign policy?

Richard Painter, the former chief White House ethics lawyer under George W Bush, decried Bolton as "by far the most unsafe man we had in the entire eight years of the Bush administration". If a USA leader makes a threat, draws a red line or takes belligerent action, he'd better anticipate the ripple effects. "We should insist that if this meeting is going to take place, it will be similar to discussions we had with Libya 13 or 14 years ago: how to pack up their nuclear weapons program and ...

Worldwide Trump to 25-year-old self: 'Don't run for president'
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After the suit was filed, Trump lawyers filed a motion to dismiss the case, arguing that a president has immunity from such lawsuits in state courts. In allowing Zervos' case to go forward, Schecter cited a 1997 U.S. Trump also faces a lawsuit by porn actress Stormy Daniels to end an agreement under which she was paid $130,000 in what she called hush money to keep quiet about an affair she claimed to have had with Trump beginning in 2006.

Worldwide Judge to hear bid to gain access to Cambridge Analytica systems
Author: 0 Judge to hear bid to gain access to Cambridge Analytica systems

India's information technology minister last week warned against any abuse of social media in elections, following reports that the analytics firm improperly accessed information on millions of Facebook users to target USA voters. The footage also showed Nix saying Cambridge Analytica played a major role in securing Donald Trump's victory in the 2016 USA presidential election. In a statement Friday, Cambridge Analytica reiterated its previous claims that it did not use any of the data ...

Worldwide 13 states from Dakotas to North Carolina on alert for heavy snow
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These counties still have a Winter Storm Warning in place until 2 AM Sunday . There will be a few more clouds in the sky on Saturday , especially in the southern part of the area, then it should be mainly sunny on Sunday . Sunday: Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance for snow in the morning and rain in the afternoon. The greater focus will likely remain north enough to preclude mention of rain through Sunday ...but areas of PATCHY DENSE FOG will affect the area beginning Sunday ...

Worldwide Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to receive request to testify before House panel
Author: 0 Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to receive request to testify before House panel

At least three companies - Sonos, Commerzbank and Mozilla - have pulled advertisements off Facebook after a data scandal engulfed the social network. "We're also working with regulators as they investigate what happened", wrote Zuckerberg. Facebook head of news product Alex Hardiman said earlier this month that "we've got our work cut out for us" in trying to stem viral misinformation, but "we're making good progress".

Worldwide German minister: United Kingdom nerve agent attack a 'serious violation' of global agreements
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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the alleged use of nerve agent in the poisoning of a former Russian spy in Britain. Senator Ben Sasse, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said the United States should lead a conversation with their North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies about a collective response to the act and future acts of aggression.

Worldwide U.S. begins to adapt Taiwan policy: Easton
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Despite the announcement, many citizens are reportedly unaware of the plan to abolish term limit. The Communist Party of China (CPC), headed by President Xi Jinping, announced complete withdrawal of civilian-oriented frontier defence troops from the People's Armed Police (PAP) to enhance the ruling party's management of the country's armed forces, Global Times reported.

Author: 0 FM: Turkey won't force Syrian refugees to leave country

Along the border, studded with spring flowers and pistachio and olive groves, the artillery guns and fighter jets that until recently pounded the low mountains have fallen silent since Turkish forces captured the enclave of Afrin last weekend.

Worldwide Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook made mistakes on Cambridge Analytica
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook made mistakes on Cambridge Analytica

The data was used to examine whether social class plays an important role in global friendships. While many people are rightly questioning whether these changes are too little too late, it'd be wrong to write them off entirely. The press is blaming Facebook for all of this. Moreover, Facebook's two employees were also co-authors of the paper. Clicking "Logged in with Facebook " will show you a list of apps that you have granted permission to use your data.

Worldwide Dual-sensor smoke alarms recalled due to risk of failure
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A yellow plastic tab may prevent the smoke detector's sensor from working. As of March 7, the company has received no reports of incidents or injuries in Canada or the United States. If you see one, head to Kidde's site to get a replacement. However, customers were cautioned against taking the alarm apart, instead urged to open the casing or remove the yellow cap.

Worldwide Organizers try to draw half million to DC gun control rally
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They planned to march to the Sedgwick County Historical Courthouse. "I feel like I have a different kind of perspective on it where I really respect them but I also feel that there are times where we don't need these", Faber said. Meanwhile solidarity protests are being held in 27 countries around the world. Although the Florida mass shooting triggered the movement, it has embraced the entire problem of gun violence in a nation that sees more than 30,000 gun-related deaths a year.

Worldwide Debut boy Paul Smyth scores late victor to beat South Korea
Author: 0 Debut boy Paul Smyth scores late victor to beat South Korea

Michael O'Neill's Northern Ireland missed out on qualifying for the World Cup when they were beaten by Switzerland in a two-legged playoff in November. Jamie Ward played a risky low ball into the area and Kim Min-jae turned the ball past his own goalkeeper. Smyth, who played 90 minutes for the Under-21s against Spain on Thursday, became the first Northern Irishman in 17 years to score on his global bow by firing home four minutes from time at Windsor Park.

Worldwide Amb. Haley slams 'foolish' UNHRC after it passes 5 anti-Israel resolutions
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Acknowledging the "widespread and unprecedented levels of destruction, death and human suffering" in the occupied territories, the UNHRC urged member states to stop selling arms to Tel Aviv. "Today's actions make clear that the organization lacks the credibility needed to be a true advocate for human rights", concluded Haley. At the first session of the UNHRC in Geneva on Friday, motions criticizing Israel over settlement building in the West Bank, the "human rights situation" in the West ...

Worldwide Kremlin denies Russian spy Sergei Skripal asked for a pardon
Author: 0 Kremlin denies Russian spy Sergei Skripal asked for a pardon

He said both Mr and Ms Skripal were unconscious in hospital in Salisbury and therefore unable to give their consent to blood samples being taken or tested. Meanwhile, Sergey and Yulia Skripal remain in a stable but critical condition. Moscow denied the claim, with the London embassy saying on Twitter: "There was no letter from Sergei Skripal to President Putin to allow him to come back to Russian Federation".

Worldwide Trump Says He'll 'Never Sign Another Bill Like This Again'
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We gave you a deal last month that offered all the border funding you wanted AND a path to citizenship for Dreamers. After the US Senate passed the spending bill, Charles Schumer, the head Democrat in the Senate who has repeatedly said protections for DACA recipients is a top priority, heralded portions of it as victories, such as increased funding for childcare subsidies and low-income housing tax credits.

Worldwide Student marchers hope to show nation ready for gun control
Author: 0 Student marchers hope to show nation ready for gun control

As a mom of five, I couldn't accept an America in which first graders and teachers are gunned down in the sanctity of a classroom. "I had to leave my permitted handgun that I normally carry for self-defense locked in my vehicle that night", explained Goeser.

Worldwide Former water park executive pleads not guilty
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Miles and Schlitterbahn Waterpark were charged with aggravated battery and aggravated endangering a child. The 47-page indictment, obtained by The Kansas City Star , alleges that the Schlitterbahn Kansas City water park and the designers of the 168-foot-tall Verrückt waterslide rushed the ride into use "in a spur-of-the-moment bid to impress producers" of cable TV show and lacked the technical expertise to properly design it.

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