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The U.S. House of Representatives will debate bipartisan legislation next week aimed at preventing violence at schools following the February 14 shooting at a Florida high school that killed 17 people, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said on Tuesday.
  • China warns of 'justified and necessary response' as USA tariff threat looms

    China warns of 'justified and necessary response' as USA tariff threat looms

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    Through the sprawling strategy launched by President Xi Jinping in 2013, China hopes to extend its reach to the rest of the world with loans and investment in infrastructure building. In fact, for years, China's senior officials have repeatedly tried to dismiss the "China threat theory". Canada is the largest foreign U.S. supplier of steel and has strenuously objected to the tariffs, which Trump has tied to pending efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement.
  • Rene Boucher pleads guilty to attacking his neighbor Sen. Rand Paul

    Rene Boucher pleads guilty to attacking his neighbor Sen. Rand Paul

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    Rand Paul while Paul was mowing his lawn. She called out the media for falsely describing the incident. Boucher's final sentence is expected to happen in June, WBKO reports. Baker said Friday that the attack was a "complete lapse in judgment" by Boucher. Paul has said he never saw the attacker because he was facing downhill and wearing ear protection from the noise of his lawn mower.
  • Yet another winter storm may pester East Coast next week

    Yet another winter storm may pester East Coast next week

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    It would be followed less than a week later by a storm named Quinn. City agencies have announced on various social media pages, including the Office of Emergency Management, that a storm warning has been issued across the five boroughs, however, no major changes have been announced for public transportation so far and as it stands, flights are still on track (though that is subject to change in the event that conditions get extreme).
  • Palestinian Man Killed in Clashes With Israeli Occupation Soldiers in Hebron

    Palestinian Man Killed in Clashes With Israeli Occupation Soldiers in Hebron

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    Israeli media said the army viewed the event as a potential security threat, while authorities were concerned over how to respond if violence erupted with women and children among the protesters. Dozens of Palestinians protested throughout the West Bank on Friday including in the cities of Hebron, Nablus, Ramllah and in Kfar Kadum. Meanwhile, at least four people were wounded in the Gaza Strip on Friday, one of them seriously, in clashes along the border with Israel, the health ministry in ...
  • Waffle House Teen Helps Elderly Customer, Goes Viral

    Waffle House Teen Helps Elderly Customer, Goes Viral

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    But on February 3 what Williams did for an elderly customer was captured in a photo that went viral. Evoni told reporters it was something she "would do any other day". "It just came from the heart", Williams said. The now-viral picture has become a gift for Williams, who graduated from high school in May and began working at the Waffle House to save up for college, as she was given a $16,000 scholarship from Texas Southern University , KHOU reports.
  • Fire at Chemical Factory Kills Three in Maharashtra, 13 Hurt

    Fire at Chemical Factory Kills Three in Maharashtra, 13 Hurt

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    During the search operation, three unidentified dead bodies were found, said an official. Palghar District Collector Prashant Narnaware, who reached the accident site in the early hours of Friday, told news agency ANI that attempts to douse fire and rescue people was underway.
  • Active shooter reported at Yountville veterans home

    Active shooter reported at Yountville veterans home

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    Dozens of law enforcement officers from several agencies set up a perimeter around the veterans home. Ground and air ambulances were being staged near the Veterans Home as a precaution, police said. The home sits across the street from the Napa Valley Museum in Yountville on California Drive. Residents at the Veterans Home in Yountville were ordered to shelter in place shortly before 2 p.m.
  • Labour to Sweep Twenty Scottish Seats According to Corbyn

    Labour to Sweep Twenty Scottish Seats According to Corbyn

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    Corbyn allegedly stooped to personally comment in threads that include the term "Zio", which even Baroness Chakrabarti's whitewash report into anti-Semitism in the Labour Party condemned as an unacceptable term of abuse. "The sheer horror of what you see is intense". Since Corbyn assumed leadership of the Labour party a series of controversies relating to his seemingly one-sided pro-Palestinian rhetoric, failure to stamp out anti-Semitism in his party and past actions, have led to a ...
  • White cop arrested for beating, choking, and Tasing black jaywalker

    White cop arrested for beating, choking, and Tasing black jaywalker

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    Christopher William Hickman, who resigned from the Asheville Police Department in January , is facing charges of felony assault by strangulation and misdemeanor assault inflicting serious injury and communicating threats in connection to the august 25 incident, the Buncombe District Attorney's Office announced Thursday .
  • White House flags steel tariff carve-outs on national security grounds

    White House flags steel tariff carve-outs on national security grounds

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    Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is in NY and had been seeking talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to press Australia's case for an exemption. "Whatever complaints America may have about other trading relationships, it has no complaints in respect of Australia". India's miniscule export of steel to the USA means it may breathe freely, but not other major countries.
  • Donald Trump accepts 'milestone' meeting with Kim Jong

    Donald Trump accepts 'milestone' meeting with Kim Jong

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    Kim responded by calling the US president a "mentally deranged USA dotard". Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have agreed to meet each other by the end of May. Japan should try to keep the resolution of the abduction issue a priority alongside denuclearization, while maintaining a healthy sense of skepticism about how much the talks between Trump and Kim can realistically achieve, commentator Toyoshima said.
  • Windsor's jobless rate up slightly

    Windsor's jobless rate up slightly

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    Even though London-St. Another worrying sign for the Canadian economy is that job growth was concentrated in lower-paying service occupations, which added 25,900 jobs. Ontario was the big victor last month with a gain of 15,700 jobs, although the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.5 per cent, but is still the second lowest in the country behind British Columbia (4.7 per cent).
  • Eggs stored at a fertility clinic in danger due to a malfunction

    Eggs stored at a fertility clinic in danger due to a malfunction

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    University Hospitals (UH) officials made the announcement Thursday, adding an investigation is underway. She says temperatures in one of the two liquid nitrogen tanks storing specimens at University Hospitals' fertility clinic in suburban Cleveland rose above acceptable limits overnight Saturday for unknown reasons.
  • Here's how you can donate to the Deputy Pickett Memorial Fund

    Here's how you can donate to the Deputy Pickett Memorial Fund

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    Anthony Baumgardt didn't want to go to jail, and he didn't want to get bitten by a police dog, according to reports. He was taken into custody after the shooting. The man charged with killing a central IN sheriff's deputy says he fired the shots because he didn't want to be bit by the officer's dog and that he had "no remorse" for his actions.
  • Sonia Gandhi corners Centre, says 'India embracing regressive vision'

    Sonia Gandhi corners Centre, says 'India embracing regressive vision'

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    The running down of Congress' achievements is reflective of the current government's arrogance. Let us protect it and cherish it with all our might, " she said. "Our freedoms are under attack". Parliamentary majority is being interpreted as a licence to stifle debate and bulldoze legislations. Fear and intimidation are the order of the day.
  • Ryan Zinke's new office doors are getting a $139000 upgrade

    Ryan Zinke's new office doors are getting a $139000 upgrade

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    The contract summary available on USA spending website describes the contract as "Secretary's Door". The project was planned by facilities and security officials as part of the 10-year-long modernization of the 1936 building a few blocks from the White House, she said .
  • European Union trade chief says European Union expects to be excluded from U.S. tariffs

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    But she warned that if the issue can't be resolved bilaterally or through the World Trade Organization, then "we will have to protect our industry with rebalancing measures". "We are discussing with other allies, other partners to do it together", the EC vice-president said. Even though President Trump said that trade wars were good and easy to win, this is not the case.
  • Chennai: College girl murdered by a man claiming to be her husband

    Chennai: College girl murdered by a man claiming to be her husband

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    Ashwini, studying in the first year at Meenakshi College was taken to a private hospital for stab injuries but she died later. Aswini has not been attending college since her family lodged a complaint last month against Alagesan . The attacker has been identified as Alagesan , who is associated with a mineral water business. On February 16, Maduravoyal police warned Alagesan not to trouble the girl.
  • Purchases New Position in Antero Midstream Partners LP

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    The stock decreased 1.75% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $14. About 177,813 shares traded. The stock of Tennant Company (NYSE:TNC) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, February 26 by Dougherty. After $0.52 actual earnings per share reported by Church & Dwight Co., Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 17.31% EPS growth. Among 13 analysts covering Noble Midstream Partners (NBLX ), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold.
  • Sharma fires in second round 64 at Indian Open

    Sharma fires in second round 64 at Indian Open

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    Sharma shot a second-round 64 to establish a low mark on the DLF Golf and Country Club in New Delhi. And the 21-year-old took that momentum into the second round, making birdies at the first and fourth before responding to a bogey at seven with another birdie at the eighth.
  • Funeral and Visitation Scheduled for Fallen Clinton Officer

    Funeral and Visitation Scheduled for Fallen Clinton Officer

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    Bill Lowe told Fox News. The Star reports that the suspect, James Waters, barricaded himself inside the home and exchanged gunfire with the dozens of officers who eventually arrived. After further investigation, that original call with the two distressed women, actually came from about 15 miles away in Windsor, Missouri. Waters had previously been arrested and jailed for drugs and resisting arrest.
  • Pacquiao to face Matthysse in June title clash

    Pacquiao to face Matthysse in June title clash

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    After revealing where he'll be fighting next, eight-division boxing world champion Manny Pacquiao has also reportedly chosen when and who he'll be fighting. He has not fought since the controversial loss to Horn last summer. Matthyse's reps also seem to confirm that while interest has been expressed by Pacquiao's advisor for a possible fight in KL, no deal has been made as of yet.
  • Ex-chief calls for United Kingdom probe of 14 Russian deaths

    Ex-chief calls for United Kingdom probe of 14 Russian deaths

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    British police community support officers stand on duty outside a residential property in Salisbury, southern England, on 6 March 2018. Home Secretary Amber Rudd visited the city centre Friday and the hospital where Mr Skripal, 66 , and Yulia, 33, remain after they were targeted in an "outrageous" chemical attack.
  • China promises 'necessary response' to USA tariffs as trade war fears grow

    China promises 'necessary response' to USA tariffs as trade war fears grow

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    Sputnik discussed a possible trade war between the United States, China and also the European Union with Michael Every , Head of Financial Markets Research Asia-Pacific at Rabobank International. Trump said the "reciprocal tax" programme would ensure "fair trade deals" for the US. Trump said the United States is going to stop the trans-shipping.
  • Teenager arrested for impersonating sheriff's deputy

    Teenager arrested for impersonating sheriff's deputy

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    The 14-year-old, whose identity was not released due to his age, posed as an officer in three separate encounters with civilians before being apprehended. During their investigation, police say they determined the suspect also pulled over a vehicle the same night of the home visit. I hope this kid learns a hard lesson and gets an adult in his life whom he can really look up to as a role model.
  • China committed to preserve peace and stability in SCS, says foreign minister

    China committed to preserve peace and stability in SCS, says foreign minister

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    Asked how he views the present Indo-China relationship, Wang said, "Despite some tests and difficulties, the China-India relationship continues to grow". Trade tensions between the world's two largest economies have risen since Trump took office in 2017, and although China only accounts for a small fraction of USA steel imports, its massive industry expansion has helped produce a global glut of steel that has driven down prices.
  • Asia Pacific countries react sharply to USA tariffs on steel and aluminum