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Russian Federation supports US-N.Korea contacts

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If it were to take aim at US companies, that would hurt its access to technology and investment at a time when Putin is trying to attract it, Alexei Kudrin, a former Russian finance minister, told reporters in Moscow on Tuesday. Melville said that a particularly important message of the American president to his Baltic counterparts was and is that the United States honors and celebrate the independence of the three Baltic states. Read More »

Man Accused Of Striking Woman & Violating Protection Order

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Anyone with information is asked to call Bristol Police. According to court documents, Chelysey Zamitalo had offered a series of unusual explanations of how the infant sustained his injuries. She didn't have the means or strength to support a child and was considering adoption. According to her, that was when the child tumbled out of the seat and landed on the tile floor. Read More »

West Point middle and high school invite residents to community day

William Hall, the district's superintendent, told the paper that the bats were primarily symbolic, but a "last resort", and "an option and something we want people to be aware of". Classes at Keene High now start at 7:25 a.m., and the school day at Keene Middle School begins at 7:50 a.m. Start times for elementary schools vary from 7:55 a.m.to 8:50 a.m. Read More »

Macedonia's annual inflation slows in March

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On Tuesday the Producer Price Index (PPI), a measure of inflation at the wholesale level, ticked up 0.3 percent, suggesting building price pressure among producers. China's factory gate inflation has now softened for five months in a row, supporting the view that a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy is inevitable, hurt by rising borrowing costs and a cooling property market on the back of Beijing's crackdown on debt risks. Read More »

Facebook investigated by Australia's privacy commissioner over data breach

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Facebook said it will on Monday begin informing users whose information may have been improperly shared with CA. "I certainly think that it is reasonable to expect that if you had that setting turned on, that at some point during the last several years, someone has probably accessed your public information in this way", Zuckerberg said. Read More »

Sen. Tammy Duckworth has record-setting baby

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She is the first Asian-American woman elected to Congress in IL, the first disabled woman to be elected to Congress, and the first member of Congress born in Thailand . Duckworth, 50, was already 1 of 10 women who had given birth while serving in Congress, having had Abigail in November 2014 as a member of the House of Representatives . Read More »

Arizona Sending 150 Guard Troops To Border Next Week

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Arizona is sending 150 troops to the border next week, the state's department of military affairs said . Mattis made the decision Friday night. New Mexico Gov. Border crossings had fallen dramatically just after Trump took office previous year, in what some called the "Trump effect". HOW MANY: Up to 1,200 Guard members initially, though some remained in operations that continued beyond the initial deployment. Read More »

Nikki Haley To UN: "Only A Monster" Uses Chemical Weapons Like Assad

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President Trump will not attend the Summit of the Americas this week as originally planned, the White House announced Tuesday, citing the crisis in Syria. The USS Donald Cook , a Navy destroyer, left a port in Larnaca, Cyprus on Monday. The Assad government and Russian Federation both urged the OPCW to investigate the allegations, a move by the two countries that was apparently aimed at averting any US-led military action. Read More »

Zuckerberg hedges on how Facebook tracks you

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On Tuesday, Zuckerberg will appear before Congress to discuss the data controversy. So one member of the joint committee, average age 62, got to the point. The Facebook CEO was appearing in front of a joint session of several U.S. senate committees, after it was revealed in recent weeks that about 87 million people had their profile information accessed by marketing firm Cambridge Analytica. Read More »

Pakistan diplomats on wanted list, NIA to approach Interpol against them

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The conspiracy and the diplomat's alleged involvement came to the fore after a Sri Lankan named Sakir Hussain, who was arrested by the Tamil Nadu Police in 2014 and is in jail, named him, the Hindustan Times reported. The development came months after the NIA filed a chargesheet against the diplomat in February 2018. The two, who have been put on the "wanted" list apart from Siddiqui, are a Pakistani intelligence officer who went by his alias "Vineeth", and another official codenamed "Boss ... Read More »

Assad's horror, and those who enable it

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The suspected chemical attack came at the end of one of the deadliest Syrian government offensives of the war, with an estimated 1,700 civilians killed in eastern Ghouta in air and artillery bombardments. UK Prime Minister Theresa May has said she "utterly condemns" the "barbaric" alleged chemical weapons attack and called for backers of President Bashar al-Assad to be held to account. Read More »

Mattis does not rule out 'anything' after suspected Syria gas attack

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Trump says the attack "will be met and it will be met forcefully". As he began a Monday evening meeting with military leaders at the White House, Trump promised to "make a decision tonight or very shortly thereafter". The attacks come during an uneasy time in Syria, and also as President Trump carefully navigates exactly what to do in the country, where there are approximately 2,000 US troops now stationed. Read More »

United Kingdom likely to be SA's biggest foreign direct investor - even after Brexit

But she is also seeking an arrangement based on "mutual recognition of standards" and "managed divergence", a means by which the United Kingdom can set its own rules and regulations and diverge from them should it wish to. "It is quite extraordinary that this business lobby group wants to keep a load of unnecessary European Union regulations that stifle growth and innovation, which will thus reduce wage growth potential for United Kingdom workers". Read More »

Mueller investigating Ukrainian's $150000 payment for a Trump appearance

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Trump Foundation in exchange for a 20-minute appearance by Mr. Trump that month through a video link to a conference in Kyiv, The New York Times reported . On Monday, personal attorney of Trump Michael D. Cohen's office and hotel room have been raided and it seems to be in this connection. Mueller has been hard at work investigating all possible ties between Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

Trump Calls Chinese Tariffs on American Cars 'Stupid'

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North Korea has told the United States it is prepared to discuss the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula when Kim meets Trump . The president said yes to the meeting on the spot, even though the USA had not yet heard directly from North Korea about Kim's intentions. Read More »

Israeli army vows disciplinary action over Gaza sniper video

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It comes at a highly sensitive time for Israel 's military, which has faced mounting criticism over its use of live fire on the Gaza Strip border, where 31 Palestinians have been killed in recent mass protests. In the footage , the commander is heard asking the sniper before he takes the shot, "Do you have a bullet in the chamber?" The Palestinian does not appear to pose a threat to the Israeli soldiers who are on the Israeli side of the fence looking through a viewfinder or binoculars. Read More »

OPCW Chemical Arms Inspectors to Deploy to Syria's Douma After Gov't Request

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Meanwhile, US president Donald Trump will miss an upcoming summit in South America and will remain in the US to "oversee the American response to Syria and to monitor developments around the world". That attack prompted Mr Trump to order a missile attack on a Syrian air base. Mr Nebenzia accused the United States of "planting this resolution" as a "pretext" to justify military action. Read More »

Chinese investment into USA slumps in 2017 on policy changes

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Dr. Michael Pillsbury was an adviser to the Trump transition team and for more than 40 years, Dr. Pillsbury worked on US government's China policy, as an Federal Bureau of Investigation and Central Intelligence Agency advisor, at the RAND Corporation, as head of planning in Ronald Reagan's Defense Department, as Donald Rumsfeld's top China analyst and translator, and in the Pentagon under President Obama. Read More »

Huge Jawbone indicates Ancient marine Reptiles were as Big as Blue Whales

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That wasn't the case for the ichthyosaur , a giant aquatic dinosaur that swam the oceans of the Triassic period: these giant, finned lizards were predators and fed on everything from fish to squid. "The structure was in the form of growth rings, like that of a tree, and I'd seen something similar before in the jaws of late Jurassic ichthyosaurs", he said. Read More »

Who will be the next speaker after Ryan?

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House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , R-La., are considered front runners to replace Ryan. In December of a year ago, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Donald Trump had called Ryan and the president made it clear he wouldn't be happy if Ryan quit Congress. Read More »

Korean human rights in talks with Kim

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Nauert did not touch on details, but issues to be raised may include human rights abuses and censorship in the North, American citizens detained in the country, and Japanese nationals abducted by North Korean agents in the 1970s and 1980s. Tokyo has found itself forced to rely on the USA and South Korea to tackle its concerns regarding the North, which previous year test-fired several missiles that flew over Japan, sparking security fears. Read More »

Early voting for OH primary begins Tuesday

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Sample ballots for Cass County voters are also available at from the county government's website, co.cass.in.us - click on "Election / Ballot Information" under "How do I.?" on the right. Leading the ballot in OH are the contested Democratic and Republican primaries for OH governor. Voters requesting an absentee ballot by mail must deliver their request by April 30. Read More »

Family of killed burglar brand pensioner a coward

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The death has sparked national debate over home intrusion laws, as the 78-year-old was initially arrested suspicion of murder, before being bailed and released with no further action. "If it is a normal person it is different - it could have been my house [that was burgled]". "I doubt it. It's sad". Another neighbour, Theresa Webb, described the tributes as "inappropriate" and of "poor taste". Read More »