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In Shanghai , Gansu Dunhuang Seed, a seed, cotton and food processing company, jumped 10% to 7.67 yuan, while Wei Long Grape Wine rose 1.38% to 16.17 yuan and Xinjiang Korla Pear gained 4.23% to 15.76 yuan. People walk past a poster of Chinese President Xi Jinping beside a street in Beijing on February 26, 2018. On Tuesday, the Chinese premier promised at a news conference Beijing will "open even wider" to imports and investment as part of efforts to make its state-dominated economy more ...
  • Clocks go forward one hour tonight

    Clocks go forward one hour tonight

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    Research suggests that the one-hour time change twice a year can throw off your body clock; but only least temporarily. Clocks will go back an hour on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Supporters say it reduces traffic accidents in winter, saves energy, boosts tourism and encourages more people to exercise outdoors. The European Parliament will voted earlier this year on whether or not to abolish the Daylight Savings Time.
  • Texas Bomb Suspect's Family 'Devastated And Broken'

    Texas Bomb Suspect's Family 'Devastated And Broken'

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    Officers were pursuing the suspect when he detonated an explosive device in his auto, killing himself and injuring one officer, Austin police Chief Brian Manley said. "Everybody wants and we want answers", Courtney said. Police cleared a five-block radius around the residence as they searched. Since House's death, three more bombs have exploded throughout Austin.
  • Why The Stock Market Exodus Has Only Begun

    Why The Stock Market Exodus Has Only Begun

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    The $25 billion that retreated from US equities in the one-week period ended Wednesday March 21 looks like a signal that much worse could come as investors scramble on fears of a trade war escalated by President Donald Trump's protectionist agenda, as highlighted by Bloomberg in a story on March 22 .
  • Former Minister MC Nanaiah to join Congress on Mar.25

    Former Minister MC Nanaiah to join Congress on Mar.25

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    The election became inevitable after the Congress fielded a candidate though the TRS had comfortable strength in the 119-member Assembly to win all three seats. Senior Union Minister Piyush Goyal was sent to Lucknow on Thursday to strategise the moves along with CM Yogi Adityanath and both leaders remained in close touch with all MLAs to ensure they voted as per the plan.
  • Teacher suspended for beating student in Uri

    Teacher suspended for beating student in Uri

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    During Doernbecher Week, whole classrooms pulled together $75 to pay to have their teachers thrown into "jail" for a period, which in turn gave them a free pass. They are not allowing this moment to dissipate. In crisis situations, we do whatever we can to make sure that every student is safe and secure, and this requires our full attention.
  • Amit Shah's letter 'misleading', reveals BJP's attitude: Chandrababu Naidu

    Amit Shah's letter 'misleading', reveals BJP's attitude: Chandrababu Naidu

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    Responding to the letter, Naidu said that Telugu Desam Party's (TDP ) decision to leave NDA government was guiding by "political considerations", saying that it is full of false information. 'Andhra Pradesh is the only state to receive the award of revenue deficit grants for all the five years period from 2015 to 2020 besides the eight north-eastern and hilly states.
  • Tillerson calls Washington 'mean-spirited town'

    Tillerson calls Washington 'mean-spirited town'

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    President Trump announced last Tuesday that he had fired Secretary of State Tillerson and nominated CIA Director Mike Pompeo to succeed him. "This can be a very mean-spirited town", Tillerson said , drawing laughter and applause. One of Tillerson's most hard moments came over the summer, when NBC News revealed that he had called the president a "moron" in a meeting with senior officials.
  • Sacramento sees more protests after fatal shooting of unarmed black man

    Sacramento sees more protests after fatal shooting of unarmed black man

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    Protesters then moved to Golden 1 Center, where the Sacramento Kings play. Stephon Clark, a 22-year-old father of two, died Sunday after being shot by police, who say they thought he was pointing a gun at them. "It was a small price to pay for what it could've been, had there been tenser moments", Hahn said. One officer is heard "doing a mental inventory to make sure there's no holes in his body" because the officers appear to think Clark may have shot at them and missed, said Peter ...
  • USA to sue China at WTO for alleged trade violations, says WSJ

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    On the economic front, US new orders for manufactured durable goods in February increased 7.4 billion USA dollars, or 3.1 percent, to 247.7 billion dollars, the Commerce Department said Friday. Meanwhile, American stocks sank again for the second straight day, giving Wall Street its worst week in two years, as fear gripped investors that China and the USA were headed for a trade war.
  • UK's May to seek united stand against Russian Federation at European Union summit

    UK's May to seek united stand against Russian Federation at European Union summit

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    Speaking after the summit, Babis told reporters he would discuss expulsions with the foreign minister and others in his cabinet on Monday, adding "we are likely heading in this direction". British Prime Minister Theresa May arriving for the second day of the European Council's Spring meeting in Brussels, Belgium. A battle within the White House over how to best address the provocations of Russian President Vladimir Putin has been intensifying.
  • Former piano factory collapses, killing 1 firefighter, injuring 4

    Former piano factory collapses, killing 1 firefighter, injuring 4

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    The collapse trapped all four of the firefighters. Anthony joined the York City Fire Department in August 2010. "These were the guys you wanted in the fire truck". Regarding the investigation, city police Chief Troy Bankert said police have no reason to believe this is or isn't arson. Some of the residents living near the area, who were displaced, are being helped to find shelter by the neighborhood church.
  • Erdogan and Trump discuss co-operation on phone call

    Erdogan and Trump discuss co-operation on phone call

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    Afterwards, the Turkish military began security sweeps for mines, improvised explosive devices, and terrorist hideouts to wipe out any traces of terrorism so residents can resume their normal lives. Donahue said in a statement . "We have made it very clear with the Turkish government that we have a right to defend ourselves, the USA, along with its coalition partners on the ground".
  • US has not given China a list of trade remedy actions

    US has not given China a list of trade remedy actions

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    Those rules are embodied and overseen by the World Trade Organization, which now sees its authority challenged and possibly diluted by the USA government's move to create tariffs without prior consultations - posing a threat to a trade architecture meticulously built up over decades.
  • Cyclone Nora tracking towards the Gulf Coast

    Cyclone Nora tracking towards the Gulf Coast

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    At 5.37pm, the category three cyclone was 240km north-northwest of Kowanyama and moving southeast at 23km/h. She is now 155km WSW off Weipa, moving south east towards the coast at about 20km/h. Swift water rescue crews are being stationed along the Gulf and up the western coast of Cape York, a senior Queensland Fire and Emergency Services source told AAP.
  • Lalu Yadav sentenced to 14 years in prison, fined Rs 60 lakh

    Lalu Yadav sentenced to 14 years in prison, fined Rs 60 lakh

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    Initial reports had suggested that he was sentenced to seven years and fined Rs 30 lakh. 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. The hearing was completed on 13 December in a special CBI court of Ranchi . Nine other animal husbandry department officials and former IAS officer Phoolchand Singh were sentenced to seven years in prison and fined Rs 30 lakh each for their involvement in ...
  • Canelo Alvarez Suspended By NSAC For Failed Drug Tests

    Canelo Alvarez Suspended By NSAC For Failed Drug Tests

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    The Mexican was scheduled to fight Gennady Golovkin on May 5 in the much-anticipated rematch of their bout previous year. Mexican UFC athletes Brandon Moreno and Augusto Montaño were cleared of possible USADA sanctions following positive tests for trace amounts of clenbuterol in their system that were aligned with the aforementioned meat contamination.
  • Delhi Police apologises for manhandling of woman journalist

    Delhi Police apologises for manhandling of woman journalist

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    The police said in a statement: "Yesterday's incident was a very unfortunate one". As the hundreds of protesting students and teachers from the University marched towards Parliament, the Delhi Police undertook a baton charge and fired water canons on the agitators near the INA Market.
  • French President Emmanuel Macron sees popularity hit record low

    French President Emmanuel Macron sees popularity hit record low

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    Sixty percent of fast trains, 75 percent of inter-city trains, and 30 percent of flights to and from Paris airports were cancelled because of the strike, Reuters reported. Their actions have been galvanized by Macron's plans to fire 120,000 government workers by 2022 and introduce performance-related pay. The French leader spoke after Trump on Thursday authorised the suspension of controversial tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from key trade partners including the European Union, ...
  • Frustrated Opposition Spreading Lies Against Government, Says PM Modi

    Frustrated Opposition Spreading Lies Against Government, Says PM Modi

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    Mr. Shah, he said, had specifically asked MPs to use the three-day weekend between now and Tuesday (when Parliament is set to reconvene) to hold press conferences to explain to the people why no work has been happening in both Houses. Baluni also announced that the party will celebrate the period between April 14, the birth anniversary of Dalit icon Bhim Rao Ambedkar, and May 5 as "gram swaraj abhiyan" by holding a slew of events.
  • In a first, Indian diplomats attend Pakistan Day parade

    In a first, Indian diplomats attend Pakistan Day parade

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    Indian deputy high commissioner J P Singh was also seen seated among the foreign diplomats invited to witness the parade. Mamnoon also said that the global scenario has changed, and now countries could not be coerced to tow the line of one particular country.
  • Trump Slaps China with $60bn Tariffs, Beijing Vows Retaliation

    Trump Slaps China with $60bn Tariffs, Beijing Vows Retaliation

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    The STI fell 2.3% after Trump enforced tariffs on Chinese goods over intellectual property violations. "It will lead to quite the opposite", added Francois, a former acting director of economics for the U.S. China's President Xi Jinping responded with a speech to the National People's Congress on March 20, saying, "All acts and schemes to split China are doomed to failure and will be condemned by the people and punished by history".
  • Peru president may 'withdraw resignation' over betrayal accusations

    Peru president may 'withdraw resignation' over betrayal accusations

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    Nauert says the USA will keep working with Peru "based on our shared values of democracy, security, mutually beneficial trade and respect for human rights". Adding to the confusion was the absence of Vice President Martín Vizcarra , who was visiting Canada while the scandal unfolded. He waved at journalists Friday as he left his modest apartment in Lima's San Isidro district along with his wife and daughters, and boarded a black vehicle with tinted windows.
  • Sarkozy to appeal restrictions in Libyan funding case

    Sarkozy to appeal restrictions in Libyan funding case

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    Under the French system, charging a suspect means that investigators believe they have strong and corroborated evidence against them, but the investigation will continue. The courts have ruled it can be used as evidence. He was first taken into custody in the Nanterre suburb west of Paris on Tuesday morning before returning for another interrogation session on Wednesday morning.
  • Fire Blazes From Upper Stories of Dublin Hotel

    Fire Blazes From Upper Stories of Dublin Hotel

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    It is understood the building has hotel rooms and private rental apartments. Smoke and flames shot from the windows as debris fell to the ground. At least five of the top floors appeared to be destroyed in last night's fire. "They immediately set about further evacuation of the premises and immediate fire-fighting". There are up to 20 units battling the fire and nearby roads have been closed.
  • Students from Ascend Charter schools rally against gun violence

    Students from Ascend Charter schools rally against gun violence

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    David Hogg, a senior at Douglas High, said the inequality of news attention is one of the "greatest obstacles" that #NeverAgain-the student-led anti-gun violence movement created after the shooting-is battling. "It's an honor and a privilege to represent Vegas out here", she said. Since then, surviving students have urged lawmakers to restrict the sale of such weapons and take other measures to prevent gun violence.
  • Paris Hilton Lost $2M Engagement Ring While Partying at Miami Night Club

    Paris Hilton Lost $2M Engagement Ring While Partying at Miami Night Club

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    She was really panicked as the venue was packed and very dark, it was the early hours of the morning and it was insane in there. Making matters worse, the massive club is almost 50,000 square feet and holds up to 7,000 people . Paris Hilton has revealed whether a The Simple Life reboot is on the cards, and whether her former partner in crime Nicole Richie will be invited to her upcoming wedding.
  • Judge rules 'Apprentice' contestant's lawsuit against Trump may proceed

    Judge rules 'Apprentice' contestant's lawsuit against Trump may proceed

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    Rejecting President Donald Trump's bid for immunity, a NY judge invoked a fundamental precept of a free society Tuesday to set the stage for a former " Apprentice " contestant's defamation suit . She also called the agreement an illegal donation from AMI to the Trump campaign in violation of federal election law. "We are grateful for the opportunity to prove that the Defendant falsely branded Ms.
  • Taiwan says should educate its youth on dangers of China

    Taiwan says should educate its youth on dangers of China

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    He further said that the Chinese only believe in manipulating people. The Chinese Embassy also released a statement. She told VOA, " China's growing political, military, and economic pressure on Taiwan is a threat to Taiwan's security and harmful to US interests".
  • Trump's China tariffs cause trade concern

    Trump's China tariffs cause trade concern

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    South Korea's KOSPI retreated 2.3 percent and Taiwan shares slid 2 percent. The property index lost 3.04%, industrials 1.94%, financials 1.19% and the platinum index 0.49%. "While we share the Administration's commitment to levelling the playing field for American workers and businesses, the ramifications of the tariffs for United States agriculture are particularly troubling".
  • Facebook Summoned by German Justice Minister Over Cambridge Analytica Data Scandal

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    In an interview to CNN yesterday, Zuckerberg told Laurie Segall that "I'm really sorry that this happened". A whistle blower earlier this week has claimed that Cambridge Analytica, a company that combines data mining , data brokerage, and data analysis with strategic communication for the electoral process, had improperly gained information on over 50 million users of the Social network.
  • Trump should insist on Libya-style denuclearization for North Korea: Bolton

    Trump should insist on Libya-style denuclearization for North Korea: Bolton

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    The decision by President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet comes amid a rapid rapprochement kicked off with the recent Winter Olympics in the South. "Foal Eagle" is a number of field training with at least 11,500 United States personnel and 290, 000 troops from South Korea. The North on Saturday accepted the South's proposal to meet at Panmunjom, the Unification Ministry statement said.
  • The Goals of the Saudi Crown Prince's US Visit Lie Outside Washington

    The Goals of the Saudi Crown Prince's US Visit Lie Outside Washington

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    Washington-The United States has formally approved weapons sales to Saudi Arabia totaling more than $1 billion, despite growing pressure from rights groups to halt arms deals with Riyadh. Secretary of Defense James Mattis warned that cutting off support "could increase civilian casualties, jeopardize cooperation with our partners on counterterrorism and reduce our influence with the Saudis - all of which would further exacerbate the situation and humanitarian crisis".
  • Drawn to a Cause, British Woman Dies Fighting Alongside Kurds in Syria

    Drawn to a Cause, British Woman Dies Fighting Alongside Kurds in Syria

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    He was accompanied by Turkish Land Forces Commander Gen. Yasar Guler, Air Forces Commander Gen. Hasan Kucukakyuz, Naval Forces Commander Adm. Adnan Ozbal and 2nd Army Commander Lt. But the YPG has been working closely with the USA which has provided arms to the militia in the fight against the Islamic State extremist group in Syria.
  • Patriots fly Parkland students, families to DC for 'March for Our Lives'

    Patriots fly Parkland students, families to DC for 'March for Our Lives'

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    According to an arrest report , Zachary Cruz told officers he came to the school to "reflect on the school shooting and soak it all in". Some of the most prominent student activists from Stoneman Douglas were in Cambridge earlier this week to participate in a panel at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government about the gun-control movement building across the country .
  • UK Authorities Raid Cambridge Analytica Office in London

    UK Authorities Raid Cambridge Analytica Office in London

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    Most advertisers want to hear directly about what steps Facebook is taking to protect consumer data. Anticipating calls for tighter regulation, Sandberg said in an interview with CNBC's Closing Bell programme that Facebook is open to regulation and works with lawmakers around the world, reiterating Zuckerberg's statement that it is not a question whether there will be more regulation - "it's a question of what type".
  • Hawk is U.S. security chief

    Hawk is U.S. security chief

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    According to Bolton , the only way to deal with Iran is to send bombers to ruin it to prevent disaster. He has also called for "effective countermeasures to the cyber war that Russian Federation is engaging". "We should also expect an even more confrontational approach to China - a trade war may just be the beginning of a broader geopolitical competition", he said.
  • Russian Federation says will buffer blow to United Kingdom ties of Skripal case

    Russian Federation says will buffer blow to United Kingdom ties of Skripal case

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    In London they "are feverishly trying to force allies to take confrontational steps", Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters on a visit to Hanoi, state news agency RIA Novosti reported. European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker said the recall of the ambassador was an "extraordinary measure" never before taken by the bloc. The row with Russian Federation deepened after the European Union announced it was recalling its ambassador to Moscow for consultations, although the ...