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China vows to fight United States 'at any cost' as trade spat worsens

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President Xi Jinping next week is expected to unveil fresh measures on reform and his country's opening up at the high-profile Boao Forum, China's equivalent of Davos, in the southern island province of Hainan. "However, a more pronounced and widespread trade war will hit global growth and hurt the export-dependent emerging markets, notably in the Asian region, which is exposed to the United States both directly and indirectly through the global value chain going through China", says Jakob ... Read More »

Trump Denies Knowing About Lawyer's $130000 Payment To Stormy Daniels

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Earlier this week, Trump broke his silence on the Daniels controversy, briefly stating at a news conference that he was unaware that his lawyer Michael Cohen had paid Daniels $130,000 in hush money. He did not mention whether Trump himself played any role in the payment. Trevor Potter, a campaign finance expert and former FEC chairman, said Thursday the president's statement left unanswered questions about when he first learned of the payment and whether Cohen was reimbursed. Read More »

Ex-Tennessee teacher pleads guilty; sentencing set for September

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Tad Cummins, 51, of Columbia, pleaded guilty to charges of transporting a minor across state lines for the objective of engaging in criminal sexual conduct and obstruction of justice, according to a news release from the U.S. Since he was jailed, he has called his wife — who filed for divorce after he disappeared — to ask for forgiveness, Assistant U.S. Attorney Sara Beth Myers told the court. Read More »

After Bijepur drub, Shah refrains from 'Mission 120+' rhetoric during Odisha visit

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This is, in a way, going according to the script where Siddaramaiah can say it's not me but them (the Centre). The convention is also an exercise in BJP's preparation for the next year's general election and state assembly elections . We only lost the polls, while his party forfeited the deposit. "The people want to know", Shah said . The Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar said it was for the first time that MPs of any party have foregone their salaries along with allowances ... Read More »

Illinois town bans assault weapons

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An Illinois town has banned so-called "assault weapons" and promises to fine owners of such weapons $1,000 per day if they don't turn them in, Buzzfeed is reporting . Deerfield Mayor Harriet Rosenthal has previously stated that she made a decision to take up the ban after the February 14 school shooting in Parkland, Fla. Read More »

MSCI (MSCI) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.21

The term Perf Week is often used by stock analysts in order to weigh up the weekly performance of shares, dividends, bonds, gold, silver and other items existing in the stock market. (NYSE: MSCI ) for 12,415 shares. Lazard Asset Mngmt Limited Com holds 0% of its portfolio in MSCI Inc . Jefferies Gp Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 28,139 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Read More »

Police Say YouTube Shooter Visited Gun Range Before The Attack

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The suspect, identified as Nasim Najafi Aghdam , was reportedly angry with the video-sharing platform, telling family that the company was censoring her videos and had stopped paying her for her content, The Guardian reports. At the time , a 36-year-old man was in critical condition, a 32-year-old woman was in serious condition and a 27-year-old woman was in fair condition. Read More »

FIMBank hosts secondary school students

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In that split second, as a teacher, you're thinking "I can't leave the room because this guy is hyped up and aggressive, and I can't leave that person in that room with 20 other students", because obviously you have a duty of care to the other students. Read More »

Meghan Markle Nails Off Duty Chic With This Winning Combination

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The future spouses came to support the athletes at an important stage: the results of today's competition the best of them will leave in October for basic games in Sydney. The pair will spend the day watching the trials and meeting up with the athletes who are hoping to compete in this year's Games. Meghan Markle can do sporty, but she doesn't necessarily have to do sneakers. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel Turns Trump's Notorious Spelling Struggles Into A New Kids Game

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On Kimmel's show, Trump-who is from Slovenia-was shown reading the sentence: "Ask lots of questions about this and that". "That's her fifth language", Hannity commented directly to Kimmel. "Classy. Making fun of the First Lady", another wrote, along with a face palm emoji. Jimmy Kimmel was the latest target on President Trump's favorite morning show, " Fox & Friends ", for his Monday-night monologue about the White House Easter Egg Roll where he mimicked First Lady Melania Trump's ... Read More »

Champions League: Barcelona beat Roma, Liverpool blow Manchester City away

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The 90,000-plus at Camp Nou rose to cheer Lionel Messi before the start of the contest to honour Barcelona superstar for his recent 100th goal in Champions League play. "From the first minute, we tried to play as we always do, pressing them high", Dzeko told Mediaset Premium. "If they (the match officials) gave us that penalty, the game would have changed". Read More »

It's Sexual Assault Awareness Month

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In the wake of the #MeToo movement and the takedown of powerful sexual abusers in the fields of media, medicine, sports, and more, this year's SAAM is a time not only to reflect about the progress that has been made in the past few months, but also the progress that still needs to be made. Read More »

Asian shares lower after Trump's latest China tariff threat

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After a bullish regular trading day, USA equity futures sold off sharply in after-market-hours trading. US gold futures fell $11.70 to $1,328.50 an ounce. Beijing shot back by levying 15 percent to 25 percent tariffs on $3 billion worth of American goods, including scrap aluminum, frozen pork, dried fruits, nuts and wine. Read More »

Spieth birdies five straight holes, tops leaderboard at The Masters

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Then he made fairly straightforward after baking drives on Nos. "God dang it", he said of that leading to a bogey. He made bogey from the bunker on No.4. That honor went to amateur Doug Ghim, a Texas senior who made a pair on the back nine but not in the Masters' conventional way. "My surgeon says to take it all day", Woods said. Read More »

Police searching for suspects in two shootings

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Mkwishu reported that four unknown men who were driving a white Golf had pounced on her at the robots while she was coming from her client at Ascot Shopping Centre. The department said detectives seized approximately $80,000 in cash. The gunman then ordered the other employee out of the vehicle and kept making demands for cash, Davis said. Read More »

Former South Korean President Park Found Guilty of Abusing Power

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Her predecessor, Lee Myung-bak, who held the presidential office from 2008 to 2013, is also now in detention as he is suspected of multiple corruption charges. After years of seclusion, Park Geun-hye returned to politics by winning a parliamentary seat in the late 1990s, during a burst of nostalgia for her father after South Korea's economy was devastated by a foreign exchange crisis. Read More »

Special Counsel Mueller is Interviewing Russian Oligarchs, According to Reports

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The FBI agents are questioning the wealthy and powerful Russians about possible foreign cash being funneled illegally into the Trump campaign, and even inspecting their cell phones and other devices. The network is also reporting that Mueller's team stopped a second Russian, and reached out to a third making an informal and voluntary document and interview request. Read More »

Trump to see 2 GOP Senate candidates in W.Va.

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Mr. Trump and other Republicans are focusing on the benefits of the tax overhaul they pushed through Congress previous year, ahead of midterm elections this fall. As he often does , the president called on other people seated at the table to lavish compliments on him. "And he does other things I don't like, to be honest with you", he said. Read More »

Million Accounts Removed for Promoting Terrorism Since 2015

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Twitter said that 274,460 accounts were suspended for terrorist content in the second half of 2017, down 8.4% from the previous reporting period. Twitter expressed a sense of satisfaction saying its hard work over the years in making the social media platform an unsuitable place "for those seeking to promote terrorism " paid off and now the tendency has gone down. Read More »

Woman arrested for 7th DUI in 7th state

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She was once arrested in Minnesota while children were in the vehicle, and was also allegedly breastfeeding one of her children while driving intoxicated, Weitzel said. "Due to her criminal background of intoxication, I instructed officers to contact Child Protective Services in Minnesota ... and to contact our Illinois DCFS". Read More »

Trump wants to send the army to the border with Mexico

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Since then, illegal border crossings have fallen , with arrests for those crossings hitting a 46-year low . And Mexican President Pena Nieto said Trump's "threatening attitudes and a lack of respect" were unjustified. -Mexico border. "That's a big step", he told reporters at the White House. The president, who made the fight against illegal immigration a core campaign promise, declared that he would sent troops to the border to prevent a flood of illegal crossers. Read More »