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China slams tariffs on US pork, 127 others China slams tariffs on US pork, 127 others
- April 02, 2018

The ministry also said the USA tariffs violated World Trade Organization rules. The announcement follows warnings Chinese officials have made for several weeks in an escalating trade dispute with the United States. Mr Trump , however, has insisted that " trade wars are good", and that it should be "easy" for the U.S. to win one. More tariffs between the two countries are possible in the near future. (more...)
Malala ends visit to homeland, leaves for London Malala ends visit to homeland, leaves for London
- April 02, 2018

Malala , 20, arrived in Islamabad on March 29, six years after she was shot by a gunman for campaigning for female education in 2012 in Pakistan's Swat Valley . Severely wounded, she was airlifted from one military hospital in Pakistan to another and later flown to the Great Britain for treatment. While speaking on Geo News programme, Capital Talk, Malala had shared that plans on a permanent return to Pakistan after completing her education. (more...)
Wausau Mine Company breaks record with Easter meal Wausau Mine Company breaks record with Easter meal
- April 02, 2018

Meal coordinator Karen Andro said about 50 volunteers helped put on the dinner. "We've been blessed with volunteers". The meal included a piece of baked ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, baked beans, a dinner roll, and a cookie. "I believe anyway that they feel they are helping someone beside themselves or not necessarily even helping us". As the dinner got underway, a few people arrived to ask where their help was needed. (more...)
Search Continues for Teen Who May Have Fallen Into Griffith Park Pipe Search Continues for Teen Who May Have Fallen Into Griffith Park Pipe
- April 02, 2018

Over 100 officials have worked through the night in a bid to find Jesse. Hernandez was found in a maintenance hatch at about 5:30 a.m. local time, almost half a day after falling down a drainage pipe in nearby Griffith Park. The LAFD said in its statement that officials looked through some 2,400 feet of pipe for the child. The search also extended down the Los Angeles River and inside a water reclamation plant in Glendale. (more...)
16 killed as fighting rages across Indian Kashmir 16 killed as fighting rages across Indian Kashmir
- April 02, 2018

Eyewitnesses said protesters pelted stones around the sites of encounter at Dragad and Kachdoora in Shopian district. In the village of Draged-Sugan at least seven of the militants were killed. The insurgency accelerated after Indian forces killed a charismatic militant leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani , in July 2016. The picture also depicted that he was a graduate (B.A) and 15 chapters (Paras) of Quran "Hafiz". (more...)
Howard University sit-in stretches on as students keep up demands Howard University sit-in stretches on as students keep up demands
- April 02, 2018

The students have demanded a list of assurances from Howard University, including ending "unsubstantiated tuition hikes", providing adequate housing for students under the age of 21, addressing sexual assault on campus and the resignation of the university president and the executive committee of the board of trustees. (more...)
No more on deal for dreamer immigrants No more on deal for dreamer immigrants
- April 02, 2018

No longer works. Must build Wall and secure our borders with proper Border legislation. He has been negotiating with Democrats on a legislative solution, but he seemed, in his tweet on Sunday, to withdraw his support for such talks. While Trump said "no deal" for the DACA program, it is still operational. His tweet said, in part: "Republicans must go to Nuclear Option to pass tough laws NOW". (more...)
Lok Sabha to resume work today Lok Sabha to resume work today
- April 02, 2018

The party also said that it also consider supporting the no-confidence motion against the ruling government if it is moved on the Cauvery issue. In the same breath, Thambidurai, who is also the Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker said Congress support was needed to facilitate such an initiative. (more...)
Breezy, warm to start week; storms likely Tuesday night Breezy, warm to start week; storms likely Tuesday night
- April 02, 2018

A cold front has moved just south of I-30 across Texas and Arkansas, so morning temperatures will be in the 40s and 50s in these locations. Under mostly sunny skies our highs today will likely reach the low 80s with wind out of the southwest around 5-10 miles per hour. (more...)
Russian Federation complains over airplane search in UK Russian Federation complains over airplane search in UK
- April 02, 2018

In brief comments to reporters, U.S. Consul-General Thomas Leary said "we are ready to leave". A truck with bags and boxes left the consulate in the late afternoon, its driver waving and honking his horn several times . Newly appointed National Security Adviser John Bolton has called for "very disproportionate" action in "cyberspace and elsewhere" against Russian Federation in response to meddling in the 2016 presidential election. (more...)
Release of 'affluenza teen' who killed 4 people sparks outrage Release of 'affluenza teen' who killed 4 people sparks outrage
- April 02, 2018

Ethan Couch was sentenced to 720 days behind bars for violating probation. Sometime after 8:30 a.m. Monday, Ethan Couch is getting out of Tarrant County jail. "We'll continue to watch him because we have a partnership with Tarrant County to make sure that he at least adheres to all his rules of probation when he does get out on Monday", she told the station. (more...)
Bheki Cele intervenes in violent N3 protest Bheki Cele intervenes in violent N3 protest
- April 02, 2018

The Ladysmith Gazette reported that the blockade appeared to have been triggered by truck drivers who were protesting against trucking companies using foreign drivers. Mngomezulu said the N3 northbound had since been opened, with police attending to other routes. Protesters at Mooi River toll gate. Motorists, especially holidaymakers returning to Gauteng from Durban, have been advised to delay travel plans as the stretch of road is extremely congested. (more...)
Ian Poulter wins Houston Open in dramatic fashion, secures Masters spot Ian Poulter wins Houston Open in dramatic fashion, secures Masters spot
- April 02, 2018

Hossler then handed Poulter his first victory anywhere since 2012 in finding a fairway bunker with his drive and then send his second into the water guarding the green eventually taking a triple bogey "7" to Poulter's victory par. He had birdied three of his first four holes for a two-shot lead before the double bogey at six. The stars aligned for Poulter at the final hole in regulation play on Sunday, when Hossler grazed the hole with a birdie attempt that would have clinched victory. (more...)
Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Analysts See $1.55 EPS Atmos Energy Corporation (ATO) Analysts See $1.55 EPS
- April 02, 2018

BlackRock Inc. now owns 9,988,566 shares of the utilities provider's stock valued at $857,918,000 after purchasing an additional 172,759 shares in the last quarter. The firm has "Hold" rating given on Monday, June 12 by Cowen & Co. Bank of America reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Atmos Energy in a research note on Tuesday, February 27th. (more...)
MPs and peers urge Corbyn to suspend Christine Shawcroft amid anti-Semitism row MPs and peers urge Corbyn to suspend Christine Shawcroft amid anti-Semitism row
- April 02, 2018

He closed his response by saying Corbyn needed to make a "firm statement" about antisemitism. She affirmed "I sent this email before being aware of the full information about this case and I had not been shown the image of his abhorrent Facebook post", she then apologized "had I seen this image, I would not have requested that the decision to suspend him be re-considered". (more...)
PowerShares Global Agriculture ETF (PAGG) Rises 1.68% for April 1
- April 02, 2018

Private Advisor Group LLC raised its stake in PowerShares Dynamic Semiconductors by 17.5% in the third quarter. Its up 56.16% from 14,600 shares, reported previously. The ETF increased 0.32% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $19.01. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA and worldwide trademark & copyright legislation. (more...)
How Facebook Users Are Responding To The Cambridge Analytica Scandal How Facebook Users Are Responding To The Cambridge Analytica Scandal
- April 02, 2018

Ever imagined about it? He concluded with a promise to make the platform safer and that the assurance that the developers can't get this access to this kind of data again. Committee chairman Damian Collins wrote to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg last week calling for him to appear before MPs. "Australian governments are pushing to collect more and more data on Australians, and to link it with larger and larger datasets", Digital Rights Watch, Electronic Frontiers Australia, the ... (more...)
El exdictador de Guatemala, Efraín Ríos Montt falleció a los 91 años El exdictador de Guatemala, Efraín Ríos Montt falleció a los 91 años
- April 02, 2018

Fue un militar de alto rango que lideró una fuerte batalla contra el comunismo en su país, persiguiendo líderes marxistas y de izquierda en el marco de la guerra civil de Guatemala . Ríos Montt falleció de un infarto , según confirma Jaime Hernández , uno de sus abogados que permaneció defendiéndolo durante el juicio por genocidios. (more...)
Russian Federation says Britain must recall more than 50 diplomats Russian Federation says Britain must recall more than 50 diplomats
- April 02, 2018

Other countries including Ukraine, the Netherlands, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Finland, Lithuania and Norway were also told to pull their envoys. "This action was in no way aimed at the Russian people, with whom Canada has long and fruitful ties", he said. (more...)
Gay marriage at stake in Costa Rica run-off Gay marriage at stake in Costa Rica run-off
- April 02, 2018

The right-wing 43-year-old, a former TV reporter, has the fire and charisma of someone used to the pulpit. Aged 38, Carlos Alvarado is also a writer, with three published novels, who has a taste for rock music dating back to his university days as a singer in a progressive rock band called Dramatika . (more...)
Last male northern white rhino dies Last male northern white rhino dies
- April 02, 2018

He is survived by the last two females of his species, his 27-year-old daughter Najin and 17-year-old granddaughter Fatu. Maasai warriors posing with Sudan a year ago. Thousands of southern white rhinos still roam sub-Saharan Africa . It now has 650, nearly all of them black rhinos. His death leaves only two females - his daughter and granddaughter - of the subspecies alive in the world. (more...)
Ireland has now set the date for the country's abortion referendum Ireland has now set the date for the country's abortion referendum
- April 02, 2018

The date was announced by the Irish Minister for Housing and Local Government Eoghan Murphy shortly after the country's Senate gave a go-ahead with the referendum by 40 votes to ten on Wednesday, completing all the legal procedures required for the government to hold such a referendum in the country. (more...)
Weaker sales for H&M Weaker sales for H&M
- April 02, 2018

Pre-tax profit for the three months through February fell to SK1.26bn (€124m), just short of analysts expectations. The shares have fallen in recent years amid slowing sales hurt partly by shoppers moving online. "Many of our ongoing initiatives are giving good indications and results, even though they have not yet been implemented at a large enough scale to have a decisive effect on the overall results", Persson added. (more...)
Green Square Capital LLC Sells 496 Shares of EOG Resources Inc (EOG)
- April 02, 2018

Waters Parkerson & Company who had been investing in Schlumberger Ltd F for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $89.78B market cap company. Bank & Trust invested in 214,996 shares or 0.19% of the stock. Bb&T Secs Limited Liability Corp holds 0.42% of its portfolio in Crown Castle International Corp. (more...)
Airbnb will share guest information with Chinese authorities Airbnb will share guest information with Chinese authorities
- April 02, 2018

The customers will have their details passed on by the platform to the government as soon as they accept the booking. All hotels in China already share guest information with the local police and Government whilst tourists staying in private accommodation are supposed to share their details with the local police within 24 hours of arrival. (more...)

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