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USA pork to feel further chill from China tariff threat

USA pork to feel further chill from China tariff threat China said Friday that it planned to raise tariffs on a $3 billion list of USA goods, including pork, apples and steel pipes in response to the steel and aluminum duties earlier announced by Trump. economy. China has always said it will not hold talks with the USA within the framework of the Section 301 probe, Chen Fuli, director-general of the commerce ministry's department of treaty and ... [Full Article...]

Mostly cloudy, with highs around 50 — Sunday weather

Mid-valley weather should be mostly cloudy on Sunday , forecasters say, with a chance of rain and highs around 50. The eastern shore of MA including the Boston area has a higher chance of getting a couple of inches. Highs Tuesday will settle in the low to mid 60s with wind gusts around 30 miles per hour. We transition into more Spring-like weather for the next several days. [Full Article...]

Zuckerberg Takes Out Full-Page Apology Ads In British Sunday Newspapers

Zuckerberg Takes Out Full-Page Apology Ads In British Sunday Newspapers To this, Facebook responded in a blog post denying that the company collected call data surreptitiously. "And we find them, we will ban them and tell everyone affected", he said. In addition to offering their apologies, both Sandberg and Zuckerberg acknowledged that trust between Facebook and users had been breached. Facebook has been rocked by a scandal in which a data firm affiliated wit... [Full Article...]

North American markets plunge as Trump moves to impose China tariffs

North American markets plunge as Trump moves to impose China tariffs Mr Trump launched his protectionist agenda earlier this month - levying 25% tariffs on steel and 10% on aluminium - in a move created to save United States jobs but which critics fear could backfire and the Bank of England on Thursday warned risked damaging global growth. [Full Article...]

Iowa family died after inhaling toxic gas in Mexico, authorities say

Iowa family died after inhaling toxic gas in Mexico, authorities say Investigators quickly ruled out foul play and later determined the family died from inhaling toxic gas . Mexican authorities said they were poisoned by toxic gas as they slept. According to her sister, Amy Sharp texted their mother the next day to say they had reached Tulum, but relatives didn't hear any more from the family. [Full Article...]

Nashville Students Organize March For Our Lives, Joining National Wave Of Activism

Nashville Students Organize March For Our Lives, Joining National Wave Of Activism Paul McCartney (C) attends the " March For Our Lives " protest against gun violence in the country on March 24, 2018 in New York, United States . The Parkland kids implored people to register to vote. Emma Gonzalez says the students are focusing on the midterm elections over the months ahead. With signs held high below a blistering Florida sun, they walked in complete silence around the bui... [Full Article...]

Lionel Messi explains Argentina absence

Lionel Messi explains Argentina absence Jorge Sampaoli's squad headed to Manchester Airport to head to Spain as their global schedule continues with another mouthwatering friendly this Tuesday, when Messi will be hopeful of some pitch time as preparation for the World Cup in Russian Federation continues to gather pace. [Full Article...]

Ricketts super PAC was a Cambridge Analytica client in 2014

Ricketts super PAC was a Cambridge Analytica client in 2014 Facebook has also come under pressure since the revelations that vast swathes of data was held by Cambridge Analytica after it was obtained from a researcher who shared the data without the social network's permission. The company's shares fell 3.3 per cent Friday to $159.39 at the close in NY, bringing the loss this week to nearly 14 per cent since the revelations broke. [Full Article...]

US$60 billion in tariffs? Not exactly

US$60 billion in tariffs? Not exactly South Korea said countries should be careful using national security as a reason for trade barriers, as it might set off a domino effect with other states piling in to justify measures to protect their own industries. "At the end of the day it's us common people who will pay the bill because fruits will become pricier", said one user on China's Twitter-like Weibo service, where the potential US-... [Full Article...]

US, China trade measures could impact global economy

US, China trade measures could impact global economy Apple Association, a trade group. It unveiled a hit list of products from fresh fruit to pork that could face duties of up to 25 percent, though it stopped short of pulling the trigger as it indicated its readiness to negotiate an agreement. [Full Article...]

Jewish leaders tell Corbyn 'enough is enough' over anti-Semitism rows

Jewish leaders tell Corbyn 'enough is enough' over anti-Semitism rows MPs have called on Corbyn to attend the meeting to explain his questioning the removal of a mural featuring classic anti-Semitic images in Tower Hamlets in 2012. We must stamp this out from our party and movement. "I will be meeting representatives from the Jewish community over the coming days, weeks and months to rebuild that confidence in Labour as a party which gives effective voice to Jewis... [Full Article...]

EU 'Regrets' US Move to Impose Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

EU 'Regrets' US Move to Impose Steel, Aluminum Tariffs In addition to NAFTA, the U.S.is also working to "refurbish" the U.S. -Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS), Lighthizer said Wednesday during a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on trade policy. "As such, SA does not a pose a threat to United States national security and to the USA steel and aluminium industries, but is a source of strategic primary and secondary products used in further value ... [Full Article...]

USA says could deal with S. Korea next week on steel…

USA says could deal with S. Korea next week on steel… South Korea has been exempted from the US steel tariffs , the trade minister said Monday after returning from the third round of talks on revising the Korea-US free trade agreement in Washington day earlier. The quota is unlikely to hurt South Korea's steel exports as sales to the U.S. account for 11 per cent of total steel shipments overseas, the South Korean ministry said. [Full Article...]

Santorum says better for students to learn CPR

Santorum says better for students to learn CPR The comments arrived a day after the March For Our Lives , a nationwide demonstration organized by the student survivors of the Parkland massacre in February. "But I think everyone should be responsible and deal with the problems that we have to confront in our lives". Santorum said that if the rallies are about more than politics, then the country needs to have a broader discussion that do... [Full Article...]

France mourns 'hero' police officer

France mourns 'hero' police officer It gave no further details. Prosecutors identified the gunman as Redouane Lakdim , a French citizen born in Morocco , calling him a small-time drug dealer with a history of minor crimes. On Twitter, the French gendarmerie said that flags would fly at half-mast in honor of the slain officer. Several hundred investigators devoted to the inquiry were still checking the claim on Saturday and loo... [Full Article...]

Entertainment Studios Buys Weather Channel

Entertainment Studios Buys Weather Channel In an interview on a day in which rain and snow blanketed much of the U.S., Allen said he was attracted to the reach and familiarity of the brand. 'The Weather Channel is one of the most trusted and extremely important cable networks, with information vitally important to the safety and protection of our lives, ' Allen said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Nigeria U20 arrive in Alexandria for Egypt friendlies

Nigeria U20 arrive in Alexandria for Egypt friendlies An IED bomb exploded in the Rushdi neighborhood of Egypt's second largest city of Alexandria on Saturday and targeted the convoy of the city's security chief, leaving at least two police officer dead. Six terrorists belong to Hasm group - which is affiliated to the Muslim Britherhood, were killed in the exchange of fire. The Alexandria security chief General Mostafa el-Nemr survived a vehicle ... [Full Article...]

Palestinian teen filmed slapping an Israeli soldier gets eight months in jail

Palestinian teen filmed slapping an Israeli soldier gets eight months in jail Ahed Tamimi , 17, became a hero to Palestinians after the December 15 incident outside her home in the village of Nabi Saleh was streamed live on Facebook by her mother and went viral . Tamimi's supporters hailed her as an icon of Palestinian resistance; rights groups said she posed no apparent threat and argue her case epitomises the brutality borne from half a decade of Israeli army rule . [Full Article...]

Vote Leave Brexit campaign flouted electoral spending laws, claims whistleblower

Vote Leave Brexit campaign flouted electoral spending laws, claims whistleblower While Vote Leave chief Dominic Cummings, as well as Grimes, has denied the allegations , saying that he had checked it with the Electoral Commission before donating money to the group, Sanni has insisted that the official Brexit campaign violated referendum rules. [Full Article...]

As Easter Approaches, Pope Francis Blessed Thousands On Palm Sunday

As Easter Approaches, Pope Francis Blessed Thousands On Palm Sunday During the homily, Francis recalled the words of Jesus to the Pharisees who sought to silence his disciples. "I do not believe the Pope himself would have any problem with that but those around him have a very different view", she said. [Full Article...]


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