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Japan PM Abe likely to meet Trump on April 18


The demonstration came as Nobuhisa Sagawa , formerly the head of the finance ministry department that oversaw the land deal, has been summoned to testify before parliament on Tuesday. But the opposition has continued to press Abe and his cabinet to take responsibility for the scandal, as well as pushing for Akie Abe to testify to parliament - a request the premier's ruling party has so far rejected. Read More »

Egyptians vote in second day of presidential election


The only other candidate is the little-known centrist politician and al Ghad party chief Moussa Mostafa Moussa. El-Sissi came to power after leading the 2013 military overthrow of his freely elected Islamist predecessor, Mohammed Morsi, amid mass protests against his divisive yearlong rule. Read More »

Orange County joins Trump suit against sanctuary status


Senate Bill 54, which took effect on January 1, prohibits state and local law enforcement from cooperating with federal immigration authorities and inquiring about an individual's immigration status. "Our constitutional republic depends on following the rule of law". Most notably, the City Council in Los Alamitos voted last week on an ordinance to exempt the city from state law over concerns that it is unconstitutional. Read More »

Former Disney star joins White House press team


Trump has "stayed in touch" with the former White House staff secretary, and has told some of his aides he hopes Porter will return to the West Wing. President Donald Trump, who announced his plan to tackle opioid abuse during a stop in Manchester, New Hampshire last week, said he's "very pleased to welcome the opioid memorial to President's Park". Read More »

Trump Reportedly Pushing For Military To Pony Up For Border Wall


And he's tweeted that building "a great Border Wall" is "all about National Defense" and called to "Build WALL through M!", meaning the military . The president signed a $1.3 trillion spending bill that included a massive military funding increase last week, despite his unhappiness with the amount of money it put toward border security. Read More »

U.S. stocks shoot higher as trading opens


USA stock index futures rose today as fears of a trade war between the United States and China eased. Other Trump administration spokesmen headed to the airwaves Monday to calm markets tout the administration's efforts to rework trade deals with China and with the United States' North American trading partners Mexico and Canada. Read More »

Details Emerge About Maryland School Shooter's Final Moments


While the school resource officer, Deputy Blaine Gaskill , did respond to the scene quickly, and did shoot at the gunman, investigators have determined that the shooter shot himself in the head moments before the school resource officer shot at him, hitting the gunman's weapon. Read More »

DNA tests needed to identify Kemerovo fire victims


A further 27 people are missing and as many as 41 children may be among the victims, Russian officials say. More than 30 people have been hospitalized, according to the state-run news agency Tass . It was also said that someone could set fire to foam in the ball pit. Meanwhile, the head of the city's fire department Sergei Yakovlev said that the blaze had spread via flammable thermal insulation that complicated the process of extinguishing the inferno, reports Sputnik news. Read More »

Former Supreme Court Justice: 'Repeal the Second Amendment'


In his article, Stevens described how the Supreme Court had curbed the Second Amendment's reach during the 20th century and labeled the concern that prompted the amendment - that a national army might pose a threat to the separate states during the United States' infant years - "a relic of the 18th century". Read More »

Keep Your Active Eyes on MSCI Inc. (MSCI)

Volume is an extremely useful tool, and as you can see, there are many ways to use it. A stock experiencing a high level of volatility has a higher ATR, and a low volatility stock has a lower ATR. Piotroski's F-Score uses nine tests based on company financial statements. iShares, Inc. - iShares MSCI Singapore Capped ETF (ARCA:EWS) now has a Piotroski F-Score of 5. Read More »

Emma Gonzalez Did Not Tear Up A Copy Of The Constitution, Losers!


Hundreds of thousands of protesters filled the streets of Washington, D.C., on Saturday for March for Our Lives , calling for action on gun control and school safety reform. But there were also adults of every age, many of whom brought their children to the rally. Gun enthusiasts then began to circulate posts on Facebook and Twitter criticising the march for including someone who had ripped up the constitution on camera. Read More »

Stephen Curry suffers left knee injury in return to Golden State Warriors


The world waits with baited breath to see what happens with the Warriors . Curry suffered what looked to be a possible season ending knee injury. That said, there were moments early in the game that nearly made you wonder. Through Friday, the Warriors led the league in games missed by All-Stars due to injury (47). Two teams that will have a hard time recognizing one another renew acquaintances Tuesday night when the Indiana Pacers take on the Golden State Warriors . Read More »

Weather Forecast: Unsettled and cooler weather continues


A back door cold front that touch off a few flurries this morning has shifted off to our south, allowing for a blustery, chilly Sunday afternoon . We will be mostly cloudy with isolated showers throughout today , tapering off through the afternoon into the evening with some potential clearing. Read More »

GKN: Clark under fire for 'last minute' Melrose demands


Shareholders are divided. Elliott Advisors and Aviva Investors support the Melrose takeover , while Columbia Threadneedle and Jupiter Asset Management are backing GKN's plan. Shareholders have until 1pm on Thursday 29 March to express their views and they have a choice between accepting a takeover offer from GKN or approving a partial merger with Dana. Read More »

Donald Trump's approval rating highest in 11 months: CNN poll


For a fleeting moment on Monday morning, President Donald Trump followed the news outlet he mocks the most: CNN . The last time the president's rating hit 42 percent in the AP poll was last March. Trump's handling of foreign affairs merits 39 per cent approval, with 53 per cent saying they disapprove. 47 percent think Trump has been too easy on Russian Federation, compared to 4 percent who have said he has been too tough on Russian Federation. Read More »

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation cuts Russian Federation diplomatic mission amidst spy poisoning row

In all, about 140 Russian diplomats have been expelled from more than 25 countries since the March 4 attack in Salisbury, where a military grade nerve agent was used in an attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter. The Russian embassy in Canberra accused Australia of blindly following Britain , adding that the decision jeopardised the bilateral relationship. Moldova, the ex-Soviet nation whose pro-Western government is seeking closer ties with the West, on Tuesday ... Read More »

List of countries expelling Russian diplomats


Great Britain was so convinced of their Russia theory, they rushed in levying sanctions against the country by quickly expelling Russian diplomats from London. "What the United States of America do today is they are destroying the little that is left from the Russian-American relations", he said. It said the move was also a response to cyber attacks against German government networks that was probably carried out by Russian Federation. Read More »

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Says Death of Predecessor May Have Been Poisoning

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie pictured at a news conference in London , on March 26, 2018. To a question by an MP on the work done by CA in some of the world's largest democracies like India, Wylie said, "I believe their client was Congress but I know that they have done all kinds of projects...." He added that he didn't remember the national projects but regionally, CA was active. Read More »

Sheriff: Maryland school shooter took his own life


Gaskill's role in confronting the shooter also thrust the high school located about 70 miles south of Washington, D.C., into the national gun control debate and discussions over whether schools should arm teachers or add more armed security on campuses. Read More »

ICC officials to visit Pakistan for Windies T20I series


All the three uncapped players, left-arm pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi, allrounder Hussain Talat and hard-hitting batsman Asif Ali performed impressively in the third Pakistan Super League that concluded yesterday with the final at the national stadium here. Read More »

Civil Rights Attorney, Stephon Clark's Family Call For Justice


Benjamin Crump, the attorney representing Clark's family, said Monday that they're planning an independent autopsy . "Y'all didn't have to do that". Clark's uncle, Kurtis Gordon, in brief remarks with his voice cracking thanked former Kings player DeMarcus Cousins for helping to cover the funeral expenses and for the national and worldwide outpouring of support for his family. Read More »