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Mexico says NAFTA talks separate from Trump's tariffs policy

Canada is the biggest source of U.S. steel imports, while Mexico is in the top five, meaning a significant share of imports will be exempt from the tariffs. Trump's tariffs have come under fire from his own party, with 107 congressional Republicans signing a letter Wednesday expressing major concerns. UK Steel says 7% of its steel exports go to the United States, worth £360 million. Read More »

Trump says he'll meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un

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Tillerson said that Trump has been open to mere talks and a meeting with Kim "for some time", and had decided on Thursday that "the time was right". Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in a tweet: "Welcome proposed US & South Korea talks with North Korea". "North Korea's price for giving up its weapons may be too high for the US to bear, such as the withdrawal of US forces from South Korea or the end of the US-South Korea Alliance", Frank Aum, a North Korea expert at the US ... Read More »

Trade Chief: EU Should Be Excluded From Trump Tariffs

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Shortly after Trump's tweet, Turnbull said on Twitter that the relationship between the two allies was fair and reciprocal. Trump argues the tariffs are created to protect U.S.jobs and national security. Argentina accounts for just 0.6 per cent of USA steel imports and 2.3 percent of its aluminum imports. The European Union, the world's biggest trade bloc, chimed in. Read More »

1 officer killed, another wounded in barricade situation

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One of the officers died and the other is undergoing surgery. Both officers were transported to Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center, where the one who suffered the head wound died. The unidentified officers had responded to a report that someone was barricaded inside a house, the Merced Sun-Star reported. Pomona is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Los Angeles in Los Angeles County. Read More »

Trump former strategist Steve Bannon addresses France's far-right party congress

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New statutes for the National Front are on the agenda, along with a new name for the party established by Marine's father, Jean-Marie. The political stances of the party will not change according to Le Pen who said it will still stand for, "the defence of identity, French culture, security, the fight against immigration, and the defence of a social model, of national solidarity and especially of national sovereignty". Read More »

Florida school shooting response caught on radio traffic

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Florida's Governor, Rick Scott , a Republican and staunch ally of the gun lobby, enacted the bill . In schools, it would create a "guardian" program enabling staff with law enforcement training and school district approval to carry concealed handguns on campus. Read More »

Video of horse in club sparks investigation

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But furious commenters have descended on the Facebook page of the club, which is located at 23rd Street and Liberty Avenue just north of the Bass. The horse bucked, causing the woman to fall off. ABC News reached out to Mokai Lounge for comment but did not immediately hear back. "I hope the full force of Florida law is applied to those who were involved and this place gets shut down". Read More »

Maharashtra farmers march throwing traffic out of gear in Bhiwandi

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The protesters have planned to gherao the state legislature building on March 12, when the Assembly has scheduled the discussion on the fourth annual Budget tabled by the Devendra Fadnavis-led government. The protesting farmers say that they are miffed with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) "anti-farmer policies". Similar demands of loan waiver and 50 per cent profit over the input cost have been made by farmers across the country, putting the BJP-led central government in a fix. Read More »

Europe, China warn Trump of response if trade war with USA erupts

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President Donald Trump and his economic advisers prepare to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, while leaving open the possibility to exempting some allies . The amount is a drop in the bucket when compared with the record $375.2 billion trade deficit the USA racked up with China previous year. In Washington on Monday, Edward Alden, a senior fellow the Council on Foreign Relations, said the Trump administration was serious about trade action. Read More »

The Weir Group (WEIR) Price Target Raised to GBX 2130

Immunomedics Inc now has $2.88 billion valuation. The stock decreased 3.04% or $0.38 during the last trading session, reaching $12.14. About 16.61M shares traded or 55.34% up from the average. The firm earned "Add" rating on Wednesday, November 11 by Numis Securities. Jefferies maintained YY Inc. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with "Buy" on Wednesday, June 14. Read More »

Donald Tusk warns Ireland must come first in Brexit talks

In his speech , the chancellor will point out the European Union had previously sought "ambitious financial services co-operation" in trade negotiations with Canada and the United States. "What I've said is that the EU's model of equivalence, which is unilateral and withdrawable on no notice in some cases. would not work", Hammond said. Read More »

PTI pledges support to Balochistan's candidate for Senate chairman

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The federal capital witnessed another hectic day of political manoeuvrings on Thursday, with Balochistan House becoming the centre of activities after arrival of six independent senators-elect from the province in the city along with Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo and PML-N dissident and former deputy chairman of the Senate Jan Muhammad Jamali. Read More »

Rick Ross' Manager Died in the Same Home as Rapper's Health Scare

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The audio (courtesy of TMZ ) features a male caller talking to the 911 operator about Ross' condition. A week after putting the entire rap game into a massive scare, Yung Renzel is putting his family first. In October 2011, he was hospitalized after suffering two notable seizures on two separate flights. Ross, a former Miami-Dade County corrections officer, has battled obesity but he eventually shed 75 pounds from his 350 with exercise and better nutrition. Read More »

Proteas vs Australia: The Plays of the Day

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Rabada finished with 5/96 from 21 overs, Philander with 2/25 in 18 economical overs and Ngidi with 3/51. Why he didn't play in the first Test at Durban after figures of 1-51, 6-39, 1-27, and 1-38 in his first two Tests against India to average 17.22 remains a mystery. Read More »

What is International Women's Day?

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Apart from just women, a number of men and differently abled people also joined these protests. Call it the 80 percent problem. "And time is up". "And with the revelations so many women have been assaulted, discriminated against and generally had to be quiet for fear of losing opportunity and a job, we decided we were all in it together". Read More »

Sri Lanka steps up security ahead of Friday prayers

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To rein in communal violence, a state of emergency has been imposed by President Maithripala Sirisena's government. "There is some fear among Muslims that they could be targeted ..." A curfew in the district was lifted at dawn on Saturday but the decision to re-impose the curfew in the Kandy administrative district would be taken after reviewing the security situation in the affected areas, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera was quoted as saying by Daily Mirror reported. Read More »

Attendees Watch Demo Reel of Violent Video Games

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The levies are due to go into effect in 15 days. "The loss of exports to the USA, combined with an expected massive import surge in the European Union could cost tens of thousands of jobs in the European Union steel industry and related sectors", Eggert said. Read More »

Cruz not anxious about the Democratic "blue wave"

The Texas Theater, most known for being the place where police captured Lee Harvey Oswald more than 50 years ago, is now a hipster hangout. Charlie Cook, of the Cook Political Report, a non-partisan election tracker, said there was a lot of evidence of a Democratic wave heading into Tuesday's primary and, while it might not cost Mr. Read More »

EnLink Midstream Partners (ENLK) PT Set at $20.00 by Robert W. Baird

It has a 16.51 P/E ratio. It operates in five unconventional resource basins, including the Appalachian Basin, which comprises the Utica and Point Pleasant shale formations in southeastern OH, and the Marcellus Shale formation in northern West Virginia; the Williston Basin that consists the Bakken and Three Forks shale formations in northwestern North Dakota; the Fort Worth Basin, which includes the Barnett Shale formation in north-central Texas; the Piceance Basin that comprises the Mesaverde ... Read More »

Travel alert to Playa del Carmen scaled back

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With recent attacks like the ferry explosion and a shootout in Playa del Carmen night club, some travelers say, it's not worth the risk. The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City received information about a security threat in Playa del Carmen March 7, leading to a travel ban for U.S. Read More »

Philippine Congress body backs bid to impeach chief justice

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The Chief Justice had not even taken her seat when her fellow magistrate took the mic and censured her just concluded remarks. "Indeed, I look at any forum to try me other than the constitutionally-exclusive forum of impeachment as an admission by the complainant and my other detractors that, after 15 hearings, they have failed to come up with any evidence with which I can be convicted in the Senate", Sereno said. Read More »

Officer Killed Responding to Wrong Home After 911 Call

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Bill Lowe with Missouri State Highway Patrol. After engaging with the suspect, they entered the residence, which is when the three officers were shot. He served in prison from October 2000 through November 20002, May 2003 through April 2008, July 2008 through October 2012, and May 2014 through July 2017, according to Missouri Department of Corrections spokesman Garry Brix. Read More »

Snapchat Takes Notes From Instagram Stories With New Tagging Feature

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You then type the '@' symbol followed by the username of the person you're trying to tag. When someone views your Snap, they can also see more information about the tagged user by swiping up on the "more" option. The guys at Snapchat seem to be playing around with a new feature, not yet rolled out, which copies the "tagging" feature from Instagram . Usernames will automatically generate a tappable link to the associated profile. Read More »

Trump forges ahead with new tariffs, offers exemption

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Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, Europe's biggest economy and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, urged dialogue and warned that "no one can win in such a race to the bottom". Trump's proclamations on steel and aluminum called on Mexico and Canada to "take action to prevent transshipment" of steel and aluminum through their countries and into the U.S. Read More »

The art of listening in a Trump-Kim summit

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Kim Jong Un's decision to invite Donald Trump to a historic summit is evidence that the American leader's efforts to isolate his North Korean counterpart are bearing fruit, US Vice President Mike Pence said today. "We must avoid repeating mistakes of the past, but I hope the USA will accept our judgment on Kim and not pass up this opportunity", Chung told Trump, according to Yonhap. Read More »

EU 'should be excluded' from U.S. tariffs: top European trade official

The EU warned US President Donald Trump on Thursday against letting individual states like Britain off global steel and aluminium tariffs, saying any such exemption would be viewed as applying to the whole bloc. "It would be completely irresponsible to create an atmosphere where we can say, don't worry, everything will go well and smoothly because we simply don't know", European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen told reporters in Brussels . Read More »

Trump's Military Parade Plans Come Into Focus: Planes, but No Tanks

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Many observers were quick to compare Trump's plans to China and North Korea, even though the parade was inspired by France's Bastille Day Parade, but Trump is apparently planning a very different kind of parade. But outdoing the French may be hard without any tanks. The parade will not include tanks but only wheeled vehicles, the memo stated. Trump thinks the parade, which some lawmakers in both political parties have criticized, would boost the spirit of America. Read More »

Sam Nunberg Says He Plans to 'Lay Low' After Testimony

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Former Trump campaign aide backs down, now cooperating with Mueller investigation; chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge reports from Washington. Nunberg's media scramble earlier this week began with an interview with The Washington Post , during which he said the special counsel had summoned him to meet with the grand jury on Friday and announced his intention not to cooperate any further with the special counsel. Read More »

Florida school shooting: Harrowing audio of 911 calls released

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Helena Public Schools will not prohibit students from walking out of class on March 14 to protest gun violence, but the usual consequences for unexcused absences will remain. Now, this bill passed the Florida Legislature with bipartisan support. "They found a backpack with a gun it", said Smith. In an effort to stave off a trial that could lead to his execution, Mr. Read More »

Russia offers help to UK to probe poisoning

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The military have been drafted in as part of the investigation (Picture: Getty) Police have said that military assistance will continue as long as is necessary. Skripal, who passed the identity of dozens of spies to the MI6 foreign intelligence agency, was given refuge in Britain after being exchanged in 2010 for Russian spies caught in the West as part of a Cold War-style spy swap at Vienna airport. Read More »

Catholic Church 'an empire of misogyny' - Mary McAleese

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The document, however, hardly dissuaded advocates of female ordination from pressing the case. She said: "A Church that is homophobic and anti-abortion is not the church of the future". "Warry understands the tragedy that can happen when the Church excludes persecuted groups rather than joining them in seeking protection, dignity and justice", the statement said. Read More »

Racist Florida Teacher Gets Only Suspension for Racial Slurs

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Most of the two dozen students in his class agreed they clearly heard the teacher say the word, with one of the shocked students admitting he wanted to "go on a rampage" after hearing the slur. A female student claimed the middle school teacher "makes female students uncomfortable by staring at their breasts and other parts". "He also snatched the phone away from the student". Read More »

Trial for drunk driver who killed two ends with surprise verdict

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Elliott was indicted in October 2016 on two counts of intoxication manslaughter with a vehicle and one count of intoxication assault with a vehicle. The crash killed Fabian Moreno Guerrero, a passenger in the other vehicle, and injured his wife Kristian Guerrero, who was pregnant. Read More »

Prequel to 'The Sopranos' in production

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But here is some awesome news for fans of the beloved HBO series : there's a movie in the works! It will be set against the backdrop of the Newark riots of the 1960s when African-Americans and Italians were adversaries, reported Variety . Read More »

France president Macron lands in India, greeted with trademark Modi hug

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Several agreements are expected to be signed in various areas. Modi received Macron and his wife Brigitte as they arrived on a four-day India visit. France is the 9th largest foreign investor in India with a cumulative investment of Dollars 6.09 billion from April 2000 to October 2017. On Saturday, Macron will take part in a Town Hall and have an interactive session, in which almost 300 students from different levels and institutions are expected to participate. Read More »

Best: Ireland Is Not Looking Beyond The Scotland Game

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For Ireland , there is the knowledge that if they can dispatch the Scots once again, they will travel to Twickenham as the tournament's only unbeaten side to play for a Grand Slam on St Patrick's Day. Kiwi boss Schmidt talks frequently about keeping his players in a "bubble" in a Test match build-up, but Ulster hooker Best admitted that can not extend to players failing to think on their feet. Read More »

Syria forces poised to slice Ghouta in two

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The Syrian rebel group Jaish al-Islam said on Friday it had agreed to evacuate Nusra Front fighters being held in its prisons in besieged eastern Ghouta to rebel-held Idlib province. The World Health Organization said on Friday there are reports that medical facilities in eastern Ghouta were attacked 28 times in February alone. It added that 15 of the 20 hospitals and clinics that MSF supports have been hit by bombing or shelling, with varying degrees of damage. Read More »

Protest Planned In National City Over Border Patrol Arrest Of Mother

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Perla Morales-Luna was arrested Saturday in National City, Calif., near San Diego, on a busy street corner about a block away from a local high school. THIS dramatic footage captured the moment a woman was torn from her heartbroken children by United States border control officers after she was accused of "smuggling". Read More »

Britain, Saudi Arabia move closer to multibillion-dollar arms deal after visit

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In reaction, BAE's share price jumped 2.0 per cent to 600.80 pence in afternoon deals on London's benchmark FTSE 100 index, which traded flat. According to the publication, Prince Mohammed's words testify to Riyadh's deep suspicions over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, whose "Justice and Development Party" is rooted in the Muslim Brotherhood Islamist movement, making it a true ally of Qatar in the dispute with Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf countries. Read More »

Australia gets United States steel tariff exemption

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Australian Industry Group chief executive Innes Willox said the tariff announcement by US President Donald Trump was disappointing, but that Australia could yet secure an exemption despite not being immediately granted one. commerce secretary Wilbur Ross said national security under the relevant legislation was "defined to include economic security, it's defined to include effect on employment, it's defined to include effect on individual industries, so it's not the conventional definition ... Read More »

Snow intensifies ahead of evening commute as storm hits US Northeast

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Numerous trees and power lines were brought down due to the weight of the snow. "Ocean and elevation - the combination of both", said Rob Carolan, a meteorologist with Hometown Forecast Services Inc.in Nashua, New Hampshire. While a far cry from the 90-mph gusts recorded during theweekend storm, they could impede efforts to restore power in the region. A third nor'easter is very possible next week, depending on which storm model wins out, just after the second one in as many weeks ... Read More »

Sen. Jeff Flake says Congress will try to nix Trump's proposed tariffs

Flake said the new tariffs, which function as taxes on imports, of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum would be detrimental to the USA economy and must be stopped. "I disagree with this action and fear its unintended consequences", Ryan said. Ryan said he would continue to urge the president to focus the tariffs only on countries that violate trade law, like China. Read More »

Fla. governor urged to block plan to arm teachers

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Prosecutors have 45 days to decide. Lawyers for Cruz withdrew his preliminary plea of not guilty Thursday, and informed the judge that he will make no plea at this time. Scott said he is still "not persuaded" about the guardian program that will let districts authorize staff members to carry handguns if they complete law enforcement training. Read More »

UN rights chief: Philippines' leader needs psychiatric evaluation

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In a petition filed in a Manila court dated February 21, 2018, seen by Human Rights Watch, the Department of Justice submitted a 55-page list that included long-time leaders of the communist movement such as Netherlands-based Jose Maria Sison, who founded the CPP in 1969, but also Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the United Nations special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples . Read More »

Broadcom to Stick With US 5G Investment After Qualcomm Deal

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Broadcom this week pledged to continue Qualcomm's investment in 5G research amid signs that government officials are anxious about the ramifications of a potential merger between the companies. CFIUS's intervention at this early stage is rare. It also noted that Qualcomm is facing scrutiny from regulators around the world about what some say are anticompetitive licensing agreements that the company uses to fund its R&D investments. Read More »

Man who attacked Senator Rand Paul pleads guilty in federal court

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But Boucher faces up to ten years in prison and a $250,000 fine. "This has been profoundly embarrassing for him, he's very much looking forward to moving on and this is the next step in achieving that", Baker said of his client Friday. Baker said Friday that the attack was a "complete lapse in judgment" by Boucher. In November, Boucher's attorney said the altercation between his client and Paul resulted "over a trivial matter". Read More »

Florida Senate approves gun law reforms

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Other school personnel would be able to participate, however. While changing the bill Monday to keep most full-time teachers out of the program, the Senate also revised its name to the "Coach Aaron Feis Guardian Program", named for an assistant football coach who died shielding students from the bullets at the Parkland high school. Read More »

Four Ambedkar statues vandalised in Uttar Pradesh

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Communist Party of India (Marxist), or CPM, and its arch-rival in Bengal, the Trinamool Congress, have blamed the BJP for the incident. The vandalising of statues has triggered a protest in entire nation and people are furious with the action. Read More »