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For Tense Second Day, Protesters Crowd Downtown Sacramento Streets

For Tense Second Day, Protesters Crowd Downtown Sacramento Streets It was his cell phone. Clark was shot while holding a cellphone that police said they thought was a gun. "I also wanted to say that we at the Kings recognize people's ability to protest peacefully and we respect that", he said. "I'm not angry. I admire them for taking the time to protest an injustice". The letter detailed the organization's concerns that the shooting violated worldwide stand... [Full Article...]

Wall Street reeling from trade war concerns

Wall Street reeling from trade war concerns The Nasdaq shed 6.5 percent. Fears of trade war rock Wall Street after President Trump announced tariffs on imports from China . Bullish investors hope that the administration will soften its tough stance with China, similar to how tariffs on steel and aluminum imports were later scaled back significantly. [Full Article...]

BJP upsets BSP, wins 9 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh

BJP upsets BSP, wins 9 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh BJP can easily win 8 of the 10 seats left. It also improved its tally in Maharashtra , winning three of the six seats (a gain of two seats) and Rajasthan, where it won all the three seats (a gain of two). The BJP candidates were Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley , party's national general secretary Anil Jain, Spokesperson G.V.L. Narasimha Rao, Vijay Pal Tomar, Kanta Kardam, Ashok Bajpai, Harna... [Full Article...]

Sonam Kapoor, Anand Ahuja to host wedding in Geneva, Switzerland this May

Sonam Kapoor, Anand Ahuja to host wedding in Geneva, Switzerland this May In fact, in one of her early appearances on Koffee with Karan, she had categorically stated that "it's tacky" to talk about the person you're seeing in public. Sonam has congratulated Anand on many such occasions and Anand was there when Sonam won her National Award for Neerja. Especially after Anushka Sharma took everyone by surprise by getting hitched to Virat Kohli in December past year, ru... [Full Article...]

Fodder Scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 7-year jail

Fodder Scam: Lalu Prasad Yadav sentenced to 7-year jail RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav was on Saturday sentenced to fourteen years in jail and a fine of Rs 60 lakh in the fourth case of Bihar's Rs 1,000-crore fodder scam in which he was convicted along with 18 others accused. He was convicted in the third case on January 24, related to fraudulent withdrawals from the Chaibasa treasury, and awarded a five-year jail term. Yadav will have to spend an a... [Full Article...]

China Opens up US$27 Trillion Payments Market to Foreign firms

China Opens up US$27 Trillion Payments Market to Foreign firms Stocks are falling sharply and bond prices are climbing after the Trump administration moved to place tariffs on some goods imported from China and restrict Chinese investment. Lighthizer says Canada and Mexico are on that list. "China does not want to fight a trade war with anyone". China's Ministry of Commerce on Thursday said the country must take all necessary measures to resolutely protec... [Full Article...]

China vows to fight U.S. sanctions over alleged technology theft

An importer based in eastern China's Shandong province said: "With those tariffs, we wouldn't import USA pork". According to the Farm Credit Administration, total US agricultural exports stood just under $140 billion in 2015, with Mainland China being the number one destination accounting for $22.5 billion worth of goods. [Full Article...]

EU withdraws Russian envoy By

EU withdraws Russian envoy By Although Prague was among the first to condemn the poisoning and express solidarity with Britain over the incident, the prime minister's statement that the country would most likely expel a number of diplomats came as a surprise, since earlier both the prime minister and foreign minister had stressed the need for coordinated European Union action in this respect. [Full Article...]

Industry Sounds Off on Trump's Actions Against China

Industry Sounds Off on Trump's Actions Against China China and the United States clashed on Friday at the United Nations, where the U.S. delegation rejected a resolution brought by Beijing that it said sought to glorify Xi Jinping's "win-win" agenda and subordinated human rights to development or trade . [Full Article...]

China says ready to defend its interests in United States trade spat

China says ready to defend its interests in United States trade spat USA companies "are beholden to shareholders, not to the United States", he said. "They will directly harm the interests of USA consumers, companies, and financial markets", the embassy said. It said its tentative measurers were in response to the tariffs announced March 8 on steel and aluminum imports. China, in response, is proposing to impose tariffs of 15-25 per cent on 128 products fro... [Full Article...]

Ukraine: Nadiya Savchenko Held Over Alleged Coup Plot

Ukraine: Nadiya Savchenko Held Over Alleged Coup Plot As reported, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine gave its consent to the prosecution, detention and arrest of Ukrainian MP Nadiya Savchenko. Savchenko called the accusations against her "politically motivated" and launched a hunger strike against her detention. [Full Article...]

Trezeguet: Pogba can fight back from Man Utd difficulties

Trezeguet: Pogba can fight back from Man Utd difficulties The club's two highest-paid players have struggled so far this season, with Pogba losing his place in the starting line-up after falling out with Jose Mourinho . He has a complicated situation at Manchester United . "But he did not lose his football and what he knows how to do", said Deschamps. I deal with him the same way that I deal with other players. [Full Article...]

Another quick game for No. 2 Toledo softball

Another quick game for No. 2 Toledo softball But, today, they reminded us that although they are state champions, they're still only high school kids that like to have some fun. The Lady Bulldogs' Taylor Willis regained control and sat down the next three Lady Eagles that came to the plate to exit the jam. [Full Article...]

Russia's London Embassy 'Seriously Affected' By Expulsions Amid Spy Row

Russia's London Embassy 'Seriously Affected' By Expulsions Amid Spy Row NATO's secretary-general says the alliance stands united with Britain amid diplomatic tensions with Russian Federation over an ex-spy's poisoning in an English city. Moscow denies responsibility for the attack on former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter on 4 March. Mr Peskov added that he did not know on what basis the European Union had voiced solidarity with Britain as Russian Federati... [Full Article...]

Politics Dapchi Girl: "We Were Flown Home By Boko Haram In Planes"

Politics Dapchi Girl: Five girls are said to have died in the initial stages of the kidnapping. Other students and teachers were able to escape the attack and flee into the surrounding brush, according to a statement from Yobe State government spokesman Abdullahi Bego. [Full Article...]

Tens of thousands of public sector workers strike across France

Tens of thousands of public sector workers strike across France Seven unions representing staff in the public sector led strikes and protests, and a third of railway workers walked out to join the demonstrations against 40-year-old Macron's bid to shake up the French state. Railway workers are already planning rolling strikes in April and May. About 13 percent of teachers walked off the job, the education ministry said, closing many primary schools. [Full Article...]

Ireland to conduct a security assessment of Russian diplomats

Ireland to conduct a security assessment of Russian diplomats France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, on a visit to Kiev, signalled that Paris was considering expelling Russian diplomats in solidarity with Britain. In a televised address, Putin thanked Russians for giving him the "highest level of support in the history of our country" in Sunday's elections and urged the nation to come together amid the "difficult internal and external challenges we fa... [Full Article...]

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program to Begin Phase II Permitting

Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program to Begin Phase II Permitting On January 4, Attorney General Jeff Sessions rescinded a Department of Justice policy instituted in 2013 that directed federal prosecutors not to enforce federal marijuana laws against individuals and businesses that are in compliance with state medical or adult-use marijuana laws. [Full Article...]

Jeremy Corbyn sacks Owen Smith for calling for a second Brexit referendum

Jeremy Corbyn sacks Owen Smith for calling for a second Brexit referendum Owen Smith has been sacked from the Labour frontbench after breaking ranks with Jeremy Corbyn by calling for a referendum on Theresa May's Brexit deal. He said Mr Lloyd was "committed to ensuring that peace in Northern Ireland is maintained", as well as helping to steer the devolution deal "back on track". [Full Article...]

Wilshere ruled out of England's game with Holland

Wilshere ruled out of England's game with Holland His team selection certainly had people talking. Gareth Southgate named an experimental side for England's trip to Holland to face the Netherlands on Friday. Equally, it becomes easier to understand why Wilshere is built up that way given the other options. England manager Gareth Southgate during a press conference. [Full Article...]


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