• Elizabeth Warren not running for president

    Elizabeth Warren not running for president

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    On the other hand, if the "spit test" doesn't work in her favor, the paper said "it would be an opportunity for the senator to perform an act rarely seen among politicians: an admission of her error and a full-throated apology to Native American tribes and anyone else offended by her spurious claim".
  • Bhaiyyaji Joshi gets another term as RSS gen secretary

    Bhaiyyaji Joshi gets another term as RSS gen secretary

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    Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan on Sunday replied to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's (RSS) General Secretary. "The RSS led by Mohan Bhagwat and Bhaiyyaji Joshi and the BJP by Narendra Modi and Amit Shah has proved to be a winning combination; there was no need to make changes, especially when the BJP is fighting to return to power with a majority", the second functionary cited above said.
  • Bihar Bypolls Araria Jehanabad and Bhabua

    Bihar Bypolls Araria Jehanabad and Bhabua

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    RJD vice-president Shivanand Tiwari said the comment reflected the BJP's desperation to win the seat as it was of it possibility of defeat in Araria . Lalu Yadav's party, which held Araria , had repeatedly called it a violation of the anti-BJP mandate delivered by the people of Bihar in the 2015 assembly elections.
  • UP shocker: Patient's amputated leg used as pillow in Jhansi hospital

    UP shocker: Patient's amputated leg used as pillow in Jhansi hospital

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    His relatives have alleged that doctors were the ones to place the foot under his head as a pillow. The patient's attendant used the leg for the same. However, there are also claims that the patient's leg was severed in the mishap and was not amputated by the doctors in the hospital. Yesterday, the bus had an accident in Mauranipur, 65km from Jhansi, when it overturned while trying to avoid a collision with a tractor-trolley.
  • Human Trafficking Bill Killed in Late Night Fla. Senate Session

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    In the AssemblyOn Tuesday, the Assembly passed a legislative package also aimed at preventing gun violence and keeping risky people from accessing firearms. As the Senate took a final look at the House measure, Sen. Republican Senate President Robert Stivers says leaders have not done a vote count. "We've really spent over a week trying to bring the two sides together", said Sen.
  • Hawkins Capital LP Decreases Holdings in Microsoft Co. (MSFT)

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    The stock increased 0.28% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $29.04. The company's stock had a trading volume of 36,913,190 shares, compared to its average volume of 35,630,000. On Friday, October 16 the stock rating was initiated by Wm Smith with "Not Rated". The rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus on Tuesday, January 23 with "Buy".
  • Hope Hicks Reportedly Told Lawmakers Her Email Account Was Hacked

    Hope Hicks Reportedly Told Lawmakers Her Email Account Was Hacked

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    Hope Hicks , who resigned her post last week as White House Communications Director, told the House Intelligence Committee that one of her email accounts was hacked . Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski is expected to testify before the House committee on Thursday. She also acknowledged telling "white lies" on Trump's behalf.
  • Ink thrown at Khawaja Asif during speech in Sialkot

    Ink thrown at Khawaja Asif during speech in Sialkot

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    The security staff took the man into custody. The public also condemned the incident. The attacks on key members of the ruling party have been going on during the past week. The man, Bilal Haris, stood up from his seat as Iqbal arrived on stage to address the convention in Aliabad area. He then hurled a shoe at Iqbal, which reportedly hit his arm.
  • Letter to the Editor: Hire vets to protect schools

    Letter to the Editor: Hire vets to protect schools

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    In 1960, the NRA introduced the NRA Police Firearms Instructor Certification Program. What they don't need is more guns on campus, or any guns on school grounds, for that matter. Both sides firmly believe they are right. Of course the child is our most precious treasure. What bothers me is the next sentence. He added that the group has been getting emails from people who don't think they should have the gun drawing, some from parents saying they wouldn't let their kids go to a ...
  • United States eases way to more tariff exemptions under pressure from allies

    United States eases way to more tariff exemptions under pressure from allies

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    However, the announcement is expected to be the beginning of a wider trade war, with additional tariffs likely to follow. Europe could also file an eventual complaint before the World Trade Organization, Moscovici said. "We have some friends and some enemies where we have been tremendously taken advantage of over the years on trade and on military", he said. "These measures could make a significant impact on the economic and cooperative relationship between Japan and the USA, who are allies, ...
  • NRA files lawsuit over Florida gun control law

    NRA files lawsuit over Florida gun control law

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    Hammer had previously called the legislation "political eye-wash ". It also creates a so-called guardian programme enabling some teachers and other school employees to carry guns. It also gives law enforcement more power to seize weapons, prohibits the sale of " bump stocks " - devices that can be put on semi-automatic weapons to increase their rate of fire.
  • Australia to Secure Exemption from US Tariffs

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    Trump struck an unusually optimistic tone on the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement, but repeated his threat to quit the pact if the talks fall short. "This process will be managed by the Department of Commerce in consultation with other federal agencies", it said. The official insisted that was untrue.
  • North Island braces itself for arrival of Cyclone Hola

    North Island braces itself for arrival of Cyclone Hola

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    More bad weather on Saturday caused further damage, with strong winds lifting the roof from a West Auckland factory and dumping it on power lines triggering power cuts. The heaviest rain was expected to fall in Northland , Great Barrier Island, Coromandel Peninsula and Gisborne , where a heavy rain warning was in force.
  • European Union official's response to Trump tariffs: 'We can also do stupid'

    European Union official's response to Trump tariffs: 'We can also do stupid'

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    The EU, Japan and the United States have agreed to meet again in the margins of the Paris ministerial meeting of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to discuss overcapacity issues. In announcing the measures, European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker taunted Trump, saying the EU could match "stupid with stupid". Complicating matters, Trump indicated on Friday that Australia's carveout was linked to an unspecified "security agreement" outside of trade policy.
  • Shoe thrown at Sharif in Lahore

    Shoe thrown at Sharif in Lahore

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    Even though the shoe hit the ousted prime minister in the chest, he was unhurt and later addressed the gathering. It landed on a man standing behind Sharif. The person was taken into custody by the police, however, Asif said he should be released saying he has no enmity with him. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says the PML-N government has put the country on the path of developmental process by taking bold steps, reported Radio Pakistan .
  • Trevor Noah Blasts Trump Claim That Video Games Inspire Shootings

    Trevor Noah Blasts Trump Claim That Video Games Inspire Shootings

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    The meeting was meant to tackle the issue of violence in video games and how it affects those that play them but ultimately, the meeting was labeled as "unproductive" and "hastily assembled" with people criticizing it as a distraction from the debate of gun control in America.
  • Congress members from Colorado 'disappointed' with Trump's tariffs

    Congress members from Colorado 'disappointed' with Trump's tariffs

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    President Donald Trump wants to impose duties of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum to counter cheap imports, especially from China . Trump has hinted that he has accepted Navarro's position, since he can use the steel tariffs as a negotiating ploy to gain concessions from Canada and Mexico - two of the four largest steel exporters to the United States - on the renegotiation of the North America Free Trade Agreement.
  • Xi Jinping becomes China's 'president for life' as Parliament abolishes term limits

    Xi Jinping becomes China's 'president for life' as Parliament abolishes term limits

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    China's National People's Congress voted Sunday to abolish presidential term limits. But the lopsided outcome - 2,958 votes in favor, two against and three abstentions - underlined how much Mr. President Xi Jinping, poised to rule over China indefinitely, is at the center of the Communist Party's most colorful efforts to build a cult of personality since the death of People's Republic founder Mao Zedong in 1976.
  • Trump calls outgoing economic adviser Gary Cohn a 'globalist'

    Trump calls outgoing economic adviser Gary Cohn a 'globalist'

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    Top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, a Wall Street banker who opposes hefty steel and aluminum tariffs planned by U.S. President Donald Trump , announced on Tuesday that he was resigning. Mr. Cohns departure indicated Mr. Trump would proceed with the tariffs, Mr.de Bolle said. Mr. Trump's announcement followed an intense debate within the White House between Mr.
  • Lewandowski hat-trick brings title within reach

    Lewandowski hat-trick brings title within reach

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    Lewandowski , however, reached the 140-goal mark in 83 games fewer than Elber, who spent six years at Bayern between 1997 and 2003. They could even wrap it up next week if they win at RB Leipzig and other results go in their favour. The Polish global struck again in the 19th minute, after a pinpoint long ball from Jerome Boateng had opened up the Hamburg defence. With 10 minutes left to play, Ribery made it 5-0 with a superb solo effort, jinking his way through a crowd of players before ...
  • China: we don't want trade war with US

    China: we don't want trade war with US

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    He urged companies to buy American steel and thus avoid import tariffs. China's trade surplus with the United States grew 13 per cent year on year to 1.87 trillion yuan last year, official data showed. China itself accounts for only a fraction of United States steel imports but its massive industrial expansion has helped create a global glut of steel that has driven down prices.
  • China accuses Trump of damaging global trade

    China accuses Trump of damaging global trade

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    After the meeting, Malmstrom tweeted, "No immediate clarity on the exact USA procedure for exemption.so discussions will continue next week". The Trump Administration has voiced concern that third-party countries exploit NAFTA by using the US' free trade neighbors as transshipment points to the American marketplace in order to stealthily evade whatever restrictions Washington might have implemented in their bilateral trade relations, which is one of the reasons why the United States is ...
  • China opposes USA tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

    China opposes USA tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

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    NAFTA's legal structure, which offers its members tariff-free access to each other's markets, was a major complication in applying the tariffs to Canada and Mexico , according to a prominent Washington trade lobbyist, who spoke on condition of anonymity due to the sensitivity of the matter.
  • Donald Trump Once Again Brings Up 'Reciprocal Tax' Against India, China

    Donald Trump Once Again Brings Up 'Reciprocal Tax' Against India, China

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    US President Donald Trump officially implemented the measures on Thursday, leaning on a little-used and decades-old national security clause in US trade law. "These measures could make a significant impact on the economic and cooperative relationship between Japan and the US, who are allies", said Taro Kono, Japan's trade minister, in a statement.
  • Suspect drags LEO for mile while tossing guns out of vehicle

    Suspect drags LEO for mile while tossing guns out of vehicle

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    Wallace felt that the driver, Cory Moody, was acting unusual, had him step out of the auto and noticed the smell of marijuana in the vehicle, according to police. The driver is expected to be charged with kidnapping. Police said Wallace had Moody in a headlock. Police believe all three suspects are gang members from MA.
  • China leads charge against U.S. tariffs at WTO meeting

    China leads charge against U.S. tariffs at WTO meeting

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    A bottle of Bulleit Kentucky bourbon at the Spirit de Milan cafe in Milan, Italy. Canada, as well as Mexico , won't be included in the initial round of tariffs. Whether accidental or intentional, misunderstanding how global trade works is no way for a country to maintain the trust of its allies. He said only that the reprieve remains in place for now and that NAFTA is important to economic and national security.
  • Nurse suspended after five babies found bruised at Madison hospital

    Nurse suspended after five babies found bruised at Madison hospital

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    According to the inspection report, staff in Meriter's 42-bed newborn unit noticed bruising on the arm of an infant on February 2. The same nurse had cared for each infant. These injuries were initially blamed on blankets being too tight or a piece of equipment such as an IV stand being pulled over. On Feb. 13, upon learning of the incident from the Madison Police Department, the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services began an inquiry to determine if the subject of the ...