• White House Explains How US Would Win Trade War With China
White House Explains How US Would Win Trade War With China

The proposed tariffs jolted the global markets on Friday. "It's a pain for larger companies like Boeing, but for small businesses-or someone just starting out-this could be deadly", Baker adds. Global stock markets remained lower Friday but largely unaffected by fairly soft U.S.jobs data as most investor attention centered on the ongoing trade sp...

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  • Brazil's Lula defies prison order, creating standoff
Brazil's Lula defies prison order, creating standoff

The arrest warrant , ordered on Thursday evening by Sergio Moro, who leads Brazil's mammoth Car Wash investigation , stipulates that Lula must hand himself in by 5pm local time to federal police in the southern city of Curitiba, though it is also understood that he can hand himself in at the São Paulo branch.

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  • Mexico Presidential Front-Runner Blasts Trump on Border Troops
Mexico Presidential Front-Runner Blasts Trump on Border Troops

Trump and conservative media outlets have for days been railing on a so-called " caravan ", aka a group of mostly migrant women and children traveling to the U.S.to flee violence in Central America. Bush in 2008, the data-collecting effort requires the kind of US access to Mexican facilities that would have been unthinkable a decade ago. "They cr...

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  • German court rejects extradition of former Catalan leader on rebellion charge
German court rejects extradition of former Catalan leader on rebellion charge

He was arrested after entering Germany on his way back from Finland to Belgium, where he had been living in self-imposed exile after fleeing Spain five months ago. Puigdemont has written an open letter from prison, urging Catalonia's parliament to make another attempt to elect jailed separatist activist Jordi Sànchez as the region's president.

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  • Brazil judge orders ex-president Lula jailed by Friday
Brazil judge orders ex-president Lula jailed by Friday

Lula is bidding to stage a return to office and has been leading in opinion polls ahead of the October election, but his failure to get his conviction quashed had already made disqualification from running from office virtually inevitable. The session is expected to run late into the night. On the eve of the session that began on Wednesday after...

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  • Prince Charles, Camilla's Schedule In Australia: How To Meet Couple In Queensland
Prince Charles, Camilla's Schedule In Australia: How To Meet Couple In Queensland

Charles and Camilla wandered among hundreds of well-wishers who had risked rain to see them before visiting a Brisbane children's hospital. But Keating wrote it was a "pretence" that Prince Charles represented Australia and this was "something he and we could well do without".

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  • Experts unable to identify source of nerve agent used in Skripal attack
Experts unable to identify source of nerve agent used in Skripal attack

Investigators and defense experts said later the Skripals had been poisoned with a nerve agent, which they identified the one belonging to the Novichok group of gasses, ostensibly developed and produced in the former Soviet Union in the 1970's.

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  • Prince Philip admitted to hospital for planned hip surgery
Prince Philip admitted to hospital for planned hip surgery

The royal residence said Prince Philip had the "successful hip replacement operation" at King Edward VII's Hospital in central London, which often treats members of Britain's royal family. Ananda Nanu, the board's president, said hip replacement patients need strong pain relief after their operations. And all the while he encouraged others to lea...

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  • ISIS claims responsibility for killing of Pakistani Christian family
ISIS claims responsibility for killing of Pakistani Christian family

A senior Balochistan police office, on condition of anonymity, told Morning Star News that the IS claim was not confirmed and that the attack seemed to be the handiwork of Sunni terrorist group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ). "Pervaiz Masih had been living in Quetta for 10 years". Pakistan reinstated the death penalty and continued military trials f...

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  • Cold, snow were bad for April, but not record bad
Cold, snow were bad for April, but not record bad

For those that want more time on winter activities, you are happy with the forecast. Tuesday: A 90 percent chance of rain possibly mixed with snow, high near 36. Yet we're tracking a blast of cold air and another round of spring snow on the way. Highs will be in the lower 40s, but wind chill values will only be in the 30s as the wind will sti...

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  • French rail workers begin major strike action over Macron's reform efforts
French rail workers begin major strike action over Macron's reform efforts

Only one in eight long-distance trains ran on Tuesday, and train connections to Switzerland, Spain and Italy were completely cancelled. It comes amid separate action by staff at Air France , rubbish collectors and some energy workers. "We are halfway through our discussions, why block the country?" Nearly 80 per cent of SCNF workers are on st...

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  • Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces near Gaza border
Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces near Gaza border

Israel considers the vast majority of the almost 40,000 migrants to be jobseekers and said it has no legal obligation to accommodate them. Dozens of migrants and their Israeli supporters protested the suspension outside Netanyahu's office in Jerusalem and government offices in Tel Aviv, as he met with the neighborhood representatives.

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  • Singapore's manufacturing PMI rebounds to 53 in March
Singapore's manufacturing PMI rebounds to 53 in March

According to Markit Surveys, the PMI manufacturing survey for March came in at 55.1, well above the 54.7 that had been predicted by analysts; the February reading, however, was revised downward to 55.0 from 55.2. "The manufacturing PMI reading in March showed that demand was not as strong as expected, leading to a lower willingness of manufacturers...

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  • Restrictions continue in Srinagar after separatists extend shutdown
Restrictions continue in Srinagar after separatists extend shutdown

They later opened fire. "Kashmiris will continue to die or be forced to pick up arms for resistance as long as India addresses the political and humanitarian problem of Kashmir through a military approach and through force", he said. Pakistan, it said, expresses its full solidarity with Kashmiris and "we urge worldwide community to take cognisa...

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  • NBC5 Forecast: Brief Warm-Up with Some Strong Storms Possible
NBC5 Forecast: Brief Warm-Up with Some Strong Storms Possible

However strong non-storm wind gusts of 30-40 miles per hour will be possible in the late afternoon and evening . Closer to 5pm, the squall line with damaging winds will move in from southern IL. Some WAFB communities could still be dealing with lingering backside showers behind the front during the morning, but we expect the rain and clouds to ...

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  • Trump Congratulates Egypt's Sisi On Re-Election
Trump Congratulates Egypt's Sisi On Re-Election

Russian Federation congratulated Mr Sisi on his election win ahead of the official results and regional ally King Salman of Saudi Arabia called him to express support, saying his victory came as a result of strong efforts to combat terrorism.

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  • Israel says to send 16000 African migrants to Western countries
Israel says to send 16000 African migrants to Western countries

The plan to send male African migrants to third countries in Africa - reported to be Uganda and Rwanda - was condemned by Israeli activists and sparked protests. Germany and Italy, however, said they were unaware of any such resettlement deal for African migrants from Israel. Netanyahu said on social media that Rwanda had in the past few weeks ...

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  • Fighters start to quit last opposition pocket of Syria's Ghouta
Fighters start to quit last opposition pocket of Syria's Ghouta

A Russian-brokered deal had been reported yesterday for fighters with Jaish al-Islam, the largest rebel group still in Ghouta, to leave the enclave's main town of Douma. "This has happened within the framework of agreements reached through the mediation of Russian Federation between the Syrian army and the militants in Douma, first of all with the ...

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  • Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie dead
Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie dead

Family spokesperson Victor Dlamini said she died after a long illness , for which she had been in and out of hospital since the start of the year. Dubbed the mother of post-Apartheid South Africa , Madikizela-Mandela became the worldwide symbol of resistance to apartheid while her husband was imprisoned on Robben Island for 27 years.

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  • Boko Haram Attacks on Borno Communities Leave 15 Dead, 58 Injured
Boko Haram Attacks on Borno Communities Leave 15 Dead, 58 Injured

Benlo Dambatto, an official with the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), told the press today that so far 18 bodies have been recovered after the bloody confrontation. This is the biggest attack since the Nigeria government announced they were engaged in dialogue with the militant group. But the process is troubled by factionalism within ...

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  • Police release GRAPHIC Alton Sterling shooting video before FIRING officer responsible
Police release GRAPHIC Alton Sterling shooting video before FIRING officer responsible

McLindon said he didn't think Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul gave his client a fair hearing during a closed-door meeting Thursday night. The video shows Salamoni asking about the location of the gun near the beginning of the clip. Salamoni knows he probably can't return to the Baton Rouge police force but wants to prove he did nothing wro...

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  • Press agog with Buhari's visit to Lagos
Press agog with Buhari's visit to Lagos

During the 2-day visit, he will commission the new Bus terminal at Ikeja, he is also expected to perform the official flag-off ceremony for the construction of the Lekki Deep Sea Port project, Ibeju Lekki and also inspect the ongoing Eko Atlantic Project.

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  • Malala lands in Swat valley to visit home after six years
Malala lands in Swat valley to visit home after six years

On Saturday, she returned to her childhood home accompanied by her father, mother and younger brother. Amid a tight security operation, a helicopter carrying Ms Yousafzai landed nearby her family home in Mingora . Malala also took to Twitter and declared her native Swat town "most lovely place on earth" to her. "I still can't believe I am h...

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  • SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 carrying 10 communication satellites to space
SpaceX successfully launches Falcon 9 carrying 10 communication satellites to space

He further added that they would be working towards adding live views from the orbit in the future and were in discussion with the NOAA to lift these restrictions. It was the first year anniversary of the first launch of the Falcon 9 rockets. The $3 billion project is scheduled for completion by the middle of the year, with a total of 75 new sa...

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  • Super Gonorrhea: First Case Of Drug-Resistant STD Emerges
Super Gonorrhea: First Case Of Drug-Resistant STD Emerges

However, he reportedly contacted the super gonorrhea after having a one-off encounter with another woman in an unspecified Southeast Asian country. "Every time we use a new class of antibiotics to treat the infection, the bacteria evolve to resist them", Teodora Wi, a human reproduction specialist at the World Health Organization , said a year...

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  • Pakistan hosts first worldwide since 2009 against Windies in Karachi
Pakistan hosts first worldwide since 2009 against Windies in Karachi

Pakistan have the opportunity to firm up their position at the top of the ICC T20I Team Rankings in an upcoming three-match series against the West Indies which will be played in Karachi from 1 to 3 April. Pakistan have done well in the shortest format of the game, having won 14 of the 17 Twenty20 Internationals since Sarfraz took over as c...

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  • Russian Federation test fires intercontinental ballistic missile nicknamed 'Satan 2' by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Russian Federation test fires intercontinental ballistic missile nicknamed 'Satan 2' by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The missile is meant to replace the Soviet-era Voevoda ICBM, which North Atlantic Treaty Organisation called SS-18 Satan, CNN reported . The supersonic RS-28 Sarmat is believed to be capable of carrying up to 10 or 15 nuclear warheads. The massive rocket, which Putin claimed weights over 200 tons, is believed to be able to fly 16,000 miles and i...

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  • Hamas Chief: Riots Mark Start of Our Return to 'All Of Palestine'
Hamas Chief: Riots Mark Start of Our Return to 'All Of Palestine'

More than 50 people were wounded by live fire, the Palestinian Red Crescent said . In light of the clashes , Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas called on the United Nations security council to provide protection to the Palestinian people.

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  • Drawing nears for $502M Mega Millions estimated jackpot
Drawing nears for $502M Mega Millions estimated jackpot

No one has won the jackpot in two months. Jackpot winners must match all six numbers in a drawing. DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Numbers have been drawn for a giant lottery jackpot of at least $521 million. The cash value option would provide the victor with a one-time, lump-sum payment that for tonight's estimated jackpot is $317 million. "I woke up...

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  • Government demands commitments from Melrose over GKN bid
Government demands commitments from Melrose over GKN bid

Melrose's final bid followed the announcement earlier in the month that GKN had reached a £4.3bn cash and shares deal to merge its automotive driveline business with engineering firm Dana. "It is a small recompense for what would be lost potential for GKN shareholders even when compared to GKN's own £900m higher valuation for the business".

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