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Wilbur Ross: No Commerce Battle, However China Tech Risk Actual

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He noted that, even with recent actions imposing retaliatory tariffs on solar panels and washing machines, the US remains the world's least protectionist major economy. troops are now coming to the ramparts". "The fact that they may get a favorable decision (at the WTO) doesn't mean that it's a correct decision", he said. Read More »

New Jersey Governor Calls For 'Patients First' Expansion Of Medical Marijuana Program

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He said, "The roadblocks put in place by the past administration mean that the law's spirit has been stifled". Critics of the law, however, said that it is too restrictive and does not allow enough patients to access it legally. This leads to higher prison populations and a number of social issues for a low-level drug charge. That's something Republican Assemblyman Hal Wirths opposes, claiming it would be Democrats' first step to making New Jersey a sanctuary state for illegal immigrants. Read More »

Kelowna's Critchlow named to Canadian Olympic team

He added "Of course you can never predict how the results will ultimately fall, but I am certain that we're going to Korea with opportunities to deliver more world class performances than a British ski and snowboard team ever has at an Olympic Games". Read More »

Demonstrators denounce Trump, march for #MeToo movement across the US

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Demonstrators and activists in the United States and worldwide took to the streets for a second day of Women's Marches on Sunday. That's what national organizers of the Women's March are calling this year's event . That's on all of us. Many here didn't march a year ago. Rachel Baxa marched in Boise, Idaho, with her 2-year-old daughter Georgia in tow. "One thing that makes us so important is our diversity". Read More »

North Korean ship caught likely violating sanctions, Japan says

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It was this speech in which Mr Kim opened up the possibility of talks that have since led to North Korea agreeing to take part in the Pyeongchang winter games next month, and march under a unified flag at the opening ceremony. En route to Vietnam, Mattis was asked what makes it intolerable for North Korea to have nuclear weapons. The announcement appears aimed at capitalizing on worldwide publicity ahead of next month's Games in Pyeongchang by boosting tourism in North Korea, one of the ... Read More »

Missing Texts: Senate Investigators Demand Answers About Strzok and Page Messages

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President Donald Trump called the missing text messages " one of the biggest stories in a long time " in a Tuesday tweet . The FBI said it hasn't been able to find five months of text messages between agent Peter Strzok and his mistress Lisa Page , an FBI lawyer, because a technical glitch in their Samsung 5 phones that didn't allow them to be stored properly. Read More »

Russell Simmons Sued For Over $5 Million Over Alleged Rape

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At least three of the women alleged Simmons had raped them. Music producer Russell Simmons was hit with yet another sexual misconduct allegation on Wednesday, this time coming with a lawsuit. Simmons vehemently denied the accusations and attempted to launch a #NotMe campaign in response, vowing to "relentlessly fight against any untruthful character assassination that paints me as a man of violence". Read More »

European Union court rejects Facebook class action suit by privacy activist

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The European Union's top court will rule tomorrow on whether a class action suit can go forward against Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) regarding alleged privacy violations. However, the consumer forum can not be invoked in proceedings brought by a consumer with a view to asserting, in the courts of the place where he is domiciled, not only his own claims but also claims assigned by other consumers domiciled in the same member state, in other member states or in non-member countries. Read More »

British PM 'appalled' by alleged abuses at sleaze dinner

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It was reported that about 130 women had been hired for the event and allegedly ordered to wear skimpy black outfits with matching underwear and high heels. According to the report, multiple women working at the event also witnessed groping and similar abuse across numerous tables in the room. "This isn't, I suppose, a high-level groping, but one of the strangest things was you could be talking to a man and he'd suddenly start holding your hand". Read More »

Quake rattles Southern California, no injuries or damage reported

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Geological Survey reported . Approximately an hour later, a stronger natural disaster with a magnitude of 4.3 on the Richter scale hit about 54 miles (87 km) south of San Francisco del Mar, Mexico. The temblor came two days after a magnitude 7.9 quake off the coast of Alaska trigged tsunami alerts for the West Coast of the US, and one day after a magnitude 6.2 natural disaster struck off the coast of Japan. Read More »

Obama's Former Secretary of State Reportedly Delivered Stunning Private Message to Palestinians

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Kerry, 74, said his advanced age would not hinder him from running for the presidency once again, urging Agha to tell Abbas to "stay strong" and "play for time" while President Donald Trump is in office. According to the report, Kerry also used derogatory terms when referring to Trump. Kerry then "surprised" Agha by saying he was "seriously considering" a White House run in 2020. Read More »

1000's extra Filipinos displaced as volcano blasts lava and ash

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The Philippines' most active volcano - which has what is considered the world's most ideal volcanic cone - has had more than 30 recorded eruptions since 1616. The World Health Organization (WHO) lists the following health impacts of volcanic eruptions: trauma and injuries (due to falling rocks and debris), skin burns and irritation (caused by ash and lava), gastrointestinal problems (due to ash-contaminated water and food), lung problems (due to ash and toxic gases), and eye irritation ... Read More »

President Trump Brings America's Success to Davos

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Ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton said Tuesday on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle". May was similarly glowing in her praise of what she called a "really special relationship between the U.K. Trump will tell the forum that a prosperous America benefits the world, Cohn said. "It just means that President Trump is looking out for American workers and American interests no different than he expects other leaders would look out for their own". Read More »

Trudeau, Netanyahu hold unannounced meeting at World Economic Forum

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A spokesman for President Mahmoud Abbas said they would not meet with the USA administration until it withdrew its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. A senior official in Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement last week declared that the U.S. has. For the Israeli premier, it centers around the Palestinian recognition of Israel as a Jewish state, or rather the lack thereof. Read More »

Bangladesh golfer skips Myanmar Open over Rohingya crisis

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The two countries have agreed to a two-year repatriation process that was set to begin yesterday. More than 680,000 Rohingya fled Burma's Rakhine state beginning in August, after Burma security forces began "clearance operations" in their villages in the wake of attacks by Rohingya insurgents on police posts. Read More »

LA County attempts to count the homeless

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Noble and Foster were among at least 60 homeless youth - age 18 to 24 - counted and surveyed Wednesday morning during the 2018 Northeast Florida Point in Time count led by Changing Homelessness. While almost one-third of the nation's homeless population was found to be present within California, homelessness is a devastating situation for every person that experiences it. Read More »

Doomsday Clock Ticks Closer to Midnight

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The hands were the furthest from midnight in 1991 - 17 minutes to midnight - with the end of the Cold War and the signing of the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty between the United States and the Soviet Union. "And as a outcome, Earth has warmed by one degree", Kartha said. "In 2017, we find the danger to be even greater, the need for action more urgent", the Bulletin wrote previous year. Read More »

How Banburyshire secondary schools fared in new league tables

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A negative score does not mean pupils made no progress or the school has failed. Eight schools in Leeds scored "above average", with around 18 per cent of secondaries achieving this rating nationally. It means they made less progress than others across England with similar results at the end of primary or junior school. Reformed GCSEs are graded 1 (low) to 9 (high). Read More »

The Guggenheim offered to send the White House a gold toilet

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In the email, published by the Post , Spector responded with a polite no, but offered instead a fully functional, solid 18-karat gold toilet titled " America ". As to the meaning of the piece and the reasoning behind offering it to the Trumps, Cattelan replied, "What's the point of our life? Everything seems absurd until we die and then it makes sense". Read More »

Padmaavat Protests: Day After Attack On Gurugram School Bus, 18 People Arrested

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Prohibitory orders have been imposed here till Sunday to maintain law and order in view of the Karni Sena's threat to target theatres screening the film. Yesterday, the protest against the movie Padmaavat turned violent after a school bus carrying students was attacked by protesters against the release of the controversial film " Padmaavat ". Read More »

AIG to acquire reinsurer Validus for $5.56bn in cash

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As per Monday, May 2, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. Not only is it important to look at the fundamentals, you want to see how many people inside the company own the stock, meaning their values are aligned with what the investors are expecting. Read More »

Shilpa Shinde: Saumya Tandon should be inside Bigg Boss house

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One of the most popular contestants and the first runner-up of Bigg Boss 11 , Hina Khan finally made an appearance after so many days. As we had earlier reported that the Bigg Boss 11 contestant Arshi Khan , the most controversial woman in the house and who is best known as "Awam Ki Jaan", will be hosting a party for all the former contestants of Bigg Boss . Read More »

Mahadayi row: Day long 'Karnataka Bandh' passes off peacefully

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BJP state president B S Yeddyurappa said, "Bandh or no bandh, the Parivartana Yatra in the city will be held successfully". Hospitals, clinics and medical shops will remain open on Thursday. The Congress president will begin his campaign for the upcoming assembly polls on February 10. We will show Siddharamaiah who is playing politics. Two bandhs have been called in Karnataka on January 25 and February 4 by pro-Kannada outfits in connection with the inter-state Mahadayi river water ... Read More »

Trump to stay in DC as gov't shutdown looms

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Proceeds will go to Trump's re-election campaign and the RNC. As he's wining and dining, Congress still only has hours to get the government funded, and they don't know what the president wants out of a deal. Most Senate Democrats voted against a spending bill to keep the government running for four weeks because the legislation did not address the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which shields from deportation about 800,000 young immigrants who were brought to the United States ... Read More »

Mueller seeks to query Trump about firings of Flynn and Comey

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is " looking forward " to speaking with Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the coming weeks, and is willing to do it under oath. Authors Information: Josh Dawsey is a White House reporter for the Washington Post . However, some of Trump's close advisers and friends fear that a face-to-face interview with Mueller could put the president in legal jeopardy . Read More »

How you can keep local news from WQOW in your Facebook feed

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The Mark Zuckerberg-led company is apparently dependent on the result of the study to check how much credence users give to individual organizations. You've likely noticed a recent change in the content seen on your Facebook feed. It would overhaul the way content is displayed on its News Feed. Consequently, this could hurt businesses that depend on traffic from Facebook. Now, the company will shift toward more content posted by friends and family to focus more on relationships and ... Read More »

60-mile auto chase ends in dramatic crash near Phoenix

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The chase came to a violent end when the suspect slammed into another vehicle on Rural just south of Apache, spinning out in a cloud of flying metal and billowing smoke. The driver of that vehicle was taken to a nearby hospital in serious condition. Taebel has a California driver's license and an extensive criminal record in multiple states, although details weren't immediately available, the department said. Read More »

Trump says he would speak to Mueller under oath in Russia investigation

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Special counsel Mueller is believed to be focusing on whether Trump illegally interfered with the Russian Federation investigation, particularly when he fired FBI director James Comey past year. "I think the president has to be concerned, certainly his lawyers have to be concerned", said former federal prosecutor Kim Wehle. You're going to send Donald Trump to prison or boot him out of office for undermining an investigation that ended up ... Read More »

Davos summit delegates hope for positive message from Trump

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Macron also defended gender equality, another prominent topic at Davos this year and even more delicate in light of Trump's past remarks about women. In keeping with Trump's combative trade stance, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin also welcomed a weaker US dollar, helping to send the world's reserve currency to a three-year low against a basket of major peers. Read More »

Trump 'Looking Forward' To Mueller's Questions In Russia Probe

The president has previously criticized the wide-ranging investigation into his administration, calling it a "hoax" and a "witch hunt". Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigators have questioned Attorney General Jeff Sessions in the ongoing Russian Federation probe. Read More »

White House to unveil immigration framework

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Trump previous year announced that he was ending the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program , or DACA, but gave Congress until March 5 to come up with a legislative fix. "Enough is enough. We can not rely on empty promises from those who have already proven to play politics with the lives of Dreamers", Praeli said in a statement Monday night. Read More »

Special counsel seeking interview with Trump

The interview could happen as early as next week, the newspaper said. Earlier this month, Trump declined to commit to an interview with Mueller, claiming his testimony isn't necessary for the Russian Federation investigation he called a "Democrat hoax". Read More »

US Will Release Framework For Immigration Bill On Monday

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Despite the White House statement that said Trump has consulted with Republican and Democratic leaders, Democratic congressional leadership has not been consulted about what the White House plans to release on Wednesday, according to senior aides. Read More »

Two killed, 100 injured in Italy train crash

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It is not yet clear what caused the derailment. Firefighters are trying to free several people trapped in one carriage, between the stations of Treviglio and Pioltello , Italy's Rai news reports . Italy has a worrying history of train accidents. The train belonged to the Lombardy regional rail company Trenord, which is owned in equal parts by the public company Trenitalia and Ferrovie Nord Milano. Read More »

Washington Post report Mueller wants to question Trump over Comey

The White House reiterated on Wednesday that it would be cooperative with Mr. Mueller. He said he would still listen to his attorneys about how to proceed. attorney general, who was questioned by special Mueller. Since his unceremonious White House exit in August, Bannon has publicly blasted Trump's decision to fire Comey, calling it one of the biggest mistakes in modern political history. Read More »

Sting and Shaggy Are Dropping a Collab Album on 4/20

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Shaggy's appraisal of " Don't Make Me Wait " after playing it for Rolling Stone writer Jonathan Ringen, was ... probably expected. But out of the blue, Rolling Stone has come out with a feature profiling a unique collaboration of stars who haven't been widely relevant in a while. Read More »

Senate Should Change Rules If Shutdown Stalemate Continues

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Democratic and Republican leaders agreed to reopen negotiations on Saturday and said they were committed to getting a quick agreement. But Schumer said on the Senate floor it was time to get back to work, and lashed out at Trump . But if there is a Senate compromise that includes immigration provisions, the House speaker will have to sell it to a Republican caucus that has drawn a hard-line on the immigration issue. Read More »

Dems align on plan to fund gov't, end shutdown

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Under Senate rules, the bill needs 60 votes in the 100-member chamber. US President Donald Trump has hailed the end of the government shutdown as a "big win" for Republicans and hit out at Democrats saying they "caved in" following the 69-hour crisis. Read More »