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'March for our Lives' rallies in Bay Area, across the world

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Another MSD student, Meghan Bonner, told the demonstrators that she wasn't surprised when she learned the identity of the shooter because it was obvious something was wrong with him. She encouraged the crowd of protesters to shout it out louder several times: "And I'd like you to say it like you really, really mean it and the whole entire world can hear you!" He delivered his most famous speech, "I Have a Dream", during the March on Washington in August 1963. Read More »

Asia markets slump as fears of trade war mount

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If you're an American who likes wearing Victoria's Secret bras, Guess jeans or Nike shoes, chances are you'll feel the impact of the $50 billion in tariffs that President Donald Trump is expected to unleash on Chinese imports. China's measures include possible tariffs of 15 percent on goods such as fruits, nuts, wine and steel pipes. With his move against China this week, Mr Trump has delivered on campaign promises to take on Beijing and fight back against what he and many of his ... Read More »

Heavy Snow Misses Twin Cities, Few Flurries Expected Saturday

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We will stay pretty cold through the weekend and storm activity isn't expected to cease until we get into Monday . TONIGHT: Rain may transition into a period of winter mix or all snow for some counties (mainly north of highway 164) tonight, with lows in the lower to mid 30s. Read More »

SFU track and field start season off strong at Sacramento State Invitational

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The boys are coached by Zack Carey and the girls by Emily Edens. They are under the direction of a new head coach, Sydney Woods, who is in her second school year teaching math at YHS. Mildfeldt finished 14th at state last season and this season hopes for not just a better finish in the 100, but a chance to go to state in more of his events. Read More »

NCAA Latest: Loyola up at half, claws back from 18-pt hole

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Caleb Martin bemoaned his missed defensive opportunity before Townes' big 3-pointer. But, it probably won't come until the second half of the Nevada-Loyola game, unfortunately. Then Kentucky "drank the poison" of over confidence and got ousted by Kansas State. Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman scored 24 points, Moe Wagner added 21 points and Charles Matthews had 18 points as third-seeded MI had five players in double figures. Read More »

John Bolton plans to fire dozens of White House officials

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McMaster with the uber-hawkish John Bolton practically guarantees that the president will walk away from the Iran nuclear deal in May . Bush 43 also surrounded himself with a group of pragmatic advisers (minus Dick Cheney, of course); and had it not been for been for 9/11, which brought out their worst instincts and eventually led the United States into a galactic blunder in Iraq, they might have remained that way. Read More »

Boris Johnson likens SWC to 1936 Olympics

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Boris Johnson , the British foreign secretary. Johnson replied: "I think that your characterisation of what is going to happen in Moscow , the World Cup, in all the venues - yes, I think the comparison with 1936 is certainly right". "Our country is very hospitable, and we are waiting for everyone here", Dvorkovich told the Russian News Agency TASS . He said only 24,000 people had bought tickets, as opposed to 94,000 at the same point in the run-up to Rio. Read More »

Amid spar over harassment of diplomats, Pak envoy returns

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A week after he was called back for consultations amid raging row between India and Pakistan over harassment of diplomats, Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood has said that the government wants to sort out the issue as soon as possible. Read More »

United Kingdom regulators search Cambridge Analytica offices

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ICO officers had arrived at its building at around 8pm after Elizabeth Denham , the Information Commissioner, was granted a warrant an hour earlier after requesting access to records and data on Monday. CA's chief executive Alexander Nix has been suspended, while Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been called on to give evidence to MPs . The officers were seen on the first and second floors taking photographs of a whiteboard and of computers, while a man took notes on clipboard. Read More »

Ukrainian lawmaker stripped of immunity on coup charges

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Prosecutor Oleksandr Bannyk said Friday the authorities had "sufficient grounds" to suspect Savchenko of plotting the attack which he said was punishable by up to life in prison. Savchenko herself watched the broadcast with a smile but did not provide any explanation. Nadiya Savchenko , a former Ukrainian army pilot and a member of the Ukrainian parliament, participates in a press conference during which she discusses the current economic and political situation in Ukraine as well as ... Read More »

Bomb threat targets Douglas School District

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An arrest has been made in connection with a bomb threat at Jackson Hole Middle School last week. After hours of searching all buildings and outbuildings in the district, it appears that law enforcement no longer believe there is a threat. Read More »

Alabama Reactions to National School Walkout

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Nick King, student safety officer for the county school division, said approximately 1,800 students participated in the March 14 walkout and that none of the schools had significant behavioral problems. "The main idea of the walkout was not to be political, it wasn't about guns or mental illness, just school safety in general and honoring the 17 lives lost", Zakhour said. Read More »

China calls on USA to 'cease and desist' from endangering trade relations

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In 2017, United States exports of goods and services to China jumped to $186.8 billion, up 9.8 percent from 2016, and imports from China were $524.0 billion, up 9.3 percent. He said that Trump's executive order was not beneficial to the USA or the world's interests. "We're very concerned about what might happen as far as a tariff", he said. Read More »

Senate Panel Summons Zuckerberg Over Cambridge Analytica Data Harvesting

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In his interview on Saturday he said that all Swiss political parties had been sent instructions on how they could - and could not - use private data in the build-up to votes. The regulator said it will "consider the evidence before deciding the next steps and coming to any conclusions". U.S. lawmakers on Friday had asked Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg to come to Congress to explain the cause of the breach. Read More »

Corbyn sacks Owen Smith as shadow Northern secretary

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Labour MP Anna Turley said Mr Smith's sacking was "disappointing" and he would be a loss to the front bench. Northern Ireland's shadow secretary dramatically exited his post last night after being sacked by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn . Read More »

Ambassador denies Russian involvement in Skripal attack in letter to injured policeman

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The poisoned former Russian double agent regretted being a double agent and wanted to be able to visit his family, Vladimir Timoshkov told the BBC . Cichocki, who is responsible for Eastern affairs and security policy, added that Poland wants a "clear position" in the European Union and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation which would express solidarity with Britain while pointing to "Russia's responsibility and duty" to respond to British allegations "instead of arrogantly and cynically ... Read More »

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Pushing Deeper Into Unpopular Customer Program

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About 994,067 shares traded. Amazon .com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ) has risen 37.41% since March 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Umb Bancshares N A Mo invested 0.68% of its portfolio in Amazon .com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN ). Reynders Mcveigh Cap Mngmt Lc stated it has 0.39% of its portfolio in Amazon .com, Inc. Read More »

United States drags China to WTO on discriminatory technology licensing requirements

This poses "a clear risk that the Trump trade war will disrupt the global trade engine and derail the ongoing global economic recovery", he said. "For the overall US-China relationship, we have always believed that the right approach is to base ourselves on mutual respect and extend our cooperation and manage our differences in a constructive way", said Tiankai. Read More »

Trump threatens to veto $1.3 trillion spending bill over immigration

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Supporters of this bill, which will fund the government through the end of September, said it was the best possible outcome in the current partisan climate. Republican leaders could have crafted a spending bill that met conservative demands, but it would fail in the Senate, where Democrats have enough votes to block legislation. Read More »

Paul McCartney Joins New York #MarchForOurLives Rally in Memory of John Lennon

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The legendary Beatles singer used the appearance to pay a touching tribute to his former bandmate John Lennon at the student-led protests in New York City. Adriana Grande, who was performing in Manchester, U.K. last May 22 when a terrorist bombed the Manchester Arena, was one of those performing at the Washington, DC March For Our Lives event. Read More »

Federal heating aid program saved, expanded in Trump budget

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At around 9:30 a.m. Friday, Ryan encouraged the president to sign the bill , according to a person familiar with the communication, and discussed all the wins it delivered, especially for the military. The $1.3 trillion spending bill signed Friday by Trump includes $3.64 billion for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program. "Is it flawless? No", Mulvaney added. Read More »

Investigators enter Cambridge Analytica offices after being granted search warrant

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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. Brittany Kaiser, CA's business development director until two weeks ago, revealed it conducted data research for Leave.EU, one of the leading campaign groups, via the UK Independence Party (UKIP), according to The Guardian . Read More »

Lots of time on her hands as clocks go forward an hour

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There's more daylight in the evenings and less in the mornings. That's right - lighter nights are finally here as the United Kingdom moves officially from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to British Summer Time (BST). Throughout history it has changed from half and hour to two hours and at one point the time changed by 40 minutes. Why do we change our clocks? If you're prone to forgetting when they go forward or back just remember this saying: Spring forward, fall back. Read More »

Kerala: Father kills bride-to-be-daughter hours before the wedding

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Athira's father - 42 year-old Rajan - a casual labourer, had reluctantly agreed to give his nod to the wedding. Following an argument, in a fit of anger, he attacked her with a sharp weapon, police added. The police said Rajan, the victim's father, had admitted that the act was in retaliation for her alliance with a lower caste youth, which affected him socially. Read More »