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China's top economic aide to meet United States trade delegation in Beijing

China's top economic aide to meet United States trade delegation in Beijing China has denied that it forces companies to transfer technology and has promised to retaliate in kind to any USA tariffs. Senior officials in Beijing will not discuss the two big asks coming from the White House, namely, to slash America's US$375 billion annual trade deficit with China by US$100 billion and to scale back subsidies to high-tech industries. [Full Article...]

Principal cancels 'modestly ponchos' plan for prom

Principal cancels 'modestly ponchos' plan for prom We are focused on creating a wonderful experience for our students to enjoy this memorable evening. Thank you to all who have contacted us directly to discuss this important matter. She added that one girl was punished for speaking out and that she would personally rather skip prom than wear the garment. The school's dress code forbids cleavage, visible midriffs, and cutouts below the normal bra... [Full Article...]

Charlottesville white supremacist rally participant found guilty of beating black man

Charlottesville white supremacist rally participant found guilty of beating black man Goodwin hasn't gained as much notoriety as some of his fellow white supremacists, like Richard Spencer or Matthew Heimbach, but he shot to infamy after he was captured on tape battering a young black man in a Charlottesville parking garage. [Full Article...]

Abortion law approved by Iowa lawmakers could be nation's most restrictive

Abortion law approved by Iowa lawmakers could be nation's most restrictive The newest Iowa bill, which the state senate passed early on Wednesday after overnight wrangling by lawmakers, requires any woman seeking an abortion to undergo an abdominal ultrasound to screen for a fetal heartbeat. If passed, the legislation could face challenges claiming it violates U.S. Supreme Court rulings, including Roe v. Wade. "By passing an intentionally unconstitutional bill, Iowa Re... [Full Article...]

Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at George Bush runs for office

Iraqi journalist who threw shoes at George Bush runs for office Al-Zaidi became a worldwide celebrity after throwing his shoes at Bush in protest at the United States invasion during a news conference held in the Iraqi capital in December 2008. Now, al-Zaidi is back in Baghdad and running against corruption, according to posts on his Twitter account . The war-torn country will elect 328 members to its Council of Representatives on May 12.al-Zaidi, who des... [Full Article...]

President Trump Swears In State Department Head

President Trump Swears In State Department Head He returned late Monday. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , arriving for his first day at the State Department, said on Tuesday he would help the U.S. From the handle @SecPompeo, he tweeted his gratitude to Trump for naming him to the job. "But as people I'm confident that I know who you are". By Tuesday morning, he was at the White House for a ceremony honoring the Army football team in the... [Full Article...]

Sale deny interest in Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding

Sale deny interest in Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding The pair had been accused of raping the same woman at a party at Jackson's home in June 2016. Jackson, capped 25 times by his country, apologised for betraying the values of his family while his former team-mate also expressed regret. Later on Wednesday Sale issued the following statement: " Sale Sharks can confirm there is no substance to the rumours now circulating in relation to the signin... [Full Article...]

Karnataka: BJP accuses Congress of poll code violation, moves EC

Karnataka: BJP accuses Congress of poll code violation, moves EC Speaking about various schemes of the Centre, the Prime Minister said , special schemes have been launched for the farmers so that they face no problems during the entire crop cycle. Gowda also slammed chief minister Siddaramaiah for suggesting that his party would back BJP. "The farmers of Karnataka deserve better". That is all. [Full Article...]

Commission: €1.135bn budget with 'rule of law' condition

Commission: €1.135bn budget with 'rule of law' condition The commitments would translate into 1.11 per cent of the EU27's gross national income (GNI), roughly a ten per cent increase on the last budget round. While farm subsidies are to be trimmed, the bloc is willing to spend more on research and digital technology as well as on eurozone stability . Poland and Hungary are up in arms over a proposal to link funding to respect for the rule of law... [Full Article...]

CVS Health (CVS) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance

CVS Health (CVS) Releases FY18 Earnings Guidance It has underperformed by 34.36% the S&P500. Andrew Immerman increased its stake in T Mobile Us Inc (TMUS) by 82.91% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Thursday, August 20 by Deutsche Bank. As per Tuesday, April 17, the company rating was maintained by SunTrust. Analysts await CVS Health Corporation ( NYSE : CVS ) to report earnings ... [Full Article...]

Hearing delayed in Penn State frat pledge's fall death case

Hearing delayed in Penn State frat pledge's fall death case Becker, the former house manager, was among the original defendants in the case, but his charge was thrown out by a judge previous year. Shapiro says his office has charged 26 fraternity brothers total in connection with Piazza's death. His office charged five fraternity members with involuntary manslaughter: Brendan Young, Daniel Casey, Jonah Neuman, Gary Dibileo and Luke Visser. Tim Piazza's... [Full Article...]

Young couple murdered in their Pennsylvania home, police say

Young couple murdered in their Pennsylvania home, police say There is a warrant for Mooney's arrest for his alleged involvement in a vehicle theft from the night of April 30th. The Ford Edge SUV and Mooney's cell phone were recovered overnight in northeast Philadelphia, according to a statement on the district attorney's website. [Full Article...]

Deputy corner: 2 killed in military plane crash

Deputy corner: 2 killed in military plane crash Witness James Lavine said he was driving home from work along Highway 21 when the plane crashed in front of him. The scene of a military plane crash on May 2, 2018 near Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport in Savannah, Ga . The C-130 Hercules is the prime transport plane of the Air Force and Air National Guard . "It was terrible", said Denver Goodwin, who works at a wrecker service d... [Full Article...]

HEATWAVE: Temperatures to soar in Derbyshire for May bank holiday

HEATWAVE: Temperatures to soar in Derbyshire for May bank holiday Lowest temperatures will range from eight to 10 degrees. A few bright intervals will develop also. It will remain cloudy with some patchy mist and drizzle overnight but it will remain mild with some clear spells. "We are on the warmer side of the jet and high pressure will be dominating the scene for Friday and into the Bank Holiday weekend which is good news for most of us". [Full Article...]

National Football League looking into modifying, not eliminating, kickoffs

National Football League looking into modifying, not eliminating, kickoffs It has been understood for several years now that concussions occur more often on kickoffs than on any other plays. Vincent said he hopes to exit this week's meetings at the league office in NY with a kickoff proposal to bring to the owners meeting later this month. [Full Article...]

Another Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Window Breaks

Another Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Window Breaks Southwest released a statement that read in part, "The plane (diverted to) Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport for maintenance review of one of the multiple layers of a window pane". The FAA will investigate the cracked window. "No emergency landing was requested and the flight landed uneventfully with no reported injuries". "My moms plane just had to divert and land in [Cleveland] cuz of anot... [Full Article...]

Judge Rules Iran Must Pay Billions to Families of 9/11 Victims

Judge Rules Iran Must Pay Billions to Families of 9/11 Victims The bill made Iran liable for providing assistance to extremists who hijacked the planes on 9/11, even though the 9/11 Commission never found evidence of direct Iranian support. Smoke pours from the twin towers of the World Trade Center after they were hit by two hijacked airliners in a terrorist attack September 11, 2001 in NY. [Full Article...]

The Boy Scouts Are Getting A New Name

The Boy Scouts Are Getting A New Name It is a program they offer within their organization that is changing names. Less than a year after the Boy Scouts of America made a decision to invite girls to join, the organization announced that it will refer to its older youth program as " Scouts BSA " starting in February 2019. [Full Article...]

Leaked Russia questions: Mueller seeks Trump's 'state of mind'

Leaked Russia questions: Mueller seeks Trump's 'state of mind' The current special counsel, Mueller has some questions he'd like to ask President Trump . The possibility of a presidential subpoena by Mueller was first reported by the Washington Post . If President Trump allows himself to be questioned , he is walking into a classic "perjury trap" that will likely end his presidency. Still another asks what the president may have known about a p... [Full Article...]

ISIS claims responsibility for Libya elections commission attack

ISIS claims responsibility for Libya elections commission attack The attack on the offices of the country's election commission happened as the commission was registering voters ahead of elections to be held later this year. A source, speaking to Anadolu Agency anonymously due to restrictions on talking to media, said a group of gunmen had attacked the commission " s headquarters in Tripoli's Ghut Shaal district. [Full Article...]


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