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by | March 17, 2019 | 03:30

China's growing economy has become a huge market for top USA companies like General Motors, Boeing and Apple. The world's two largest economies are locked in a trade war since Trump imposed heavy tariffs on imported steel and aluminium items from China in March a year ago.

by | March 17, 2019 | 03:10

Sotoudeh's husband, Reza Khandan, earlier this week said that she will have to serve an extra 10-years in prison - the longest sentence of the seven verdicts - on top of a five-year term she is now serving. The European Commission has called for an immediate review of Sotoudeh's case, saying that her trial featured "a number of other violations of the right to due process".

by | March 17, 2019 | 03:32

The flooding happened after a deluge of recent rainwater and snowmelt was sent pouring over frozen ground, overwhelming creeks and rivers. Southeastern Colfax County in northeastern Nebraska ... Weather.com reported that one-third of the city of 24,000 was evacuated. NSP tweets that the Platte River is now running over the Highway 75 bridge north of Plattsmouth.

by | March 17, 2019 | 01:49

The United States has withdrawn all remaining diplomatic personnel from its embassy in Caracas as the crisis in Venezuela deepens. As of late 2018, the US has revoked more than 600 Venezuelan visas. The U.S. has led an worldwide effort to oust socialist President Nicolas Maduro and replace him with Guaido, who vows to hold a new presidential election.

by | March 17, 2019 | 01:59

Imane Fadil, 34, died March 1 at a Milan-area hospital, where she had been treated since January 29 for exhibiting "symptoms of poisoning", Milan prosecutor Francesco Greco said, according to the Italian news agency ANSA. "What I read were her declarations that made me always think these were always invented and absurd things". "The doctors have not identified with any certainty any pathology which can explain the death", he said.

by | March 17, 2019 | 02:41

By 1890 there were 4.8 million Irish (including second-generation), or 13% of the population living in the United States. The event is supported by Nottingham City Council and the Government of Ireland. Now, St. Patrick's Day is one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the world, and definitely a cultural staple across the United States, especially in cities that saw large Irish influxes in the 1800s.

by | March 17, 2019 | 02:41

Kuciak wrote about corrupt Slovak businessmen, European Union subsidy and Value-Added Tax fraud, and Italy's notorious 'Ndrangheta mafia and its attempts to cultivate ties with Slovak politicians. "The reason for the murder was the journalistic work of the victim. The investigator relied on objective evidence that can not be specified now", the prosecutor said on Thursday.

by | March 17, 2019 | 01:53

In addition, anyone who becomes a state resident after August 28, 2019 would have no later than a year to purchase an AR-15. Instead, the Missouri lawmaker hopes to "make a point on mandates in general", according to Fox4KC. According to the Missouri House of Representatives website , a hearing on the bill has not been scheduled and it is not now on a House calendar. "Republicans should regroup during the spring legislative break and come back ready to do real work that moves Missouri ...

by | March 17, 2019 | 02:36

In a rare show of solidarity between the Clintons and Trumps, Don Jr. condemned the activists' "sickening" actions. One user tweeted: 'This is absolute horses**t. "What does 'I'm sorry you feel that way mean?" another student snapped. "What does that mean?" "All of this stems from the anger and sadness i felt sitting in a space that was supposed to center me and my fellow muslims in mourning", the student continued on Twitter .

by | March 17, 2019 | 01:29

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern on Friday said that shootings at the two mosques in Christchurch could 'only be described as a terrorist attack'. Health authorites said 48 people were being treated for gunshot wounds, including young children.

by | March 17, 2019 | 02:16

Whether there are more suspects - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said the government has no reason to believe there are more suspects, but was not assuming that was the case and intelligence services and police were working on establishing this.

by | March 17, 2019 | 01:27

This video shows firefighters from Denver's South Metro Fire Rescue crew braving blizzard conditions on a call-out to a property in Parker, Colorado, after strong winds blew a fence into a gas meter. The storm also contributed to the death of Corporal Daniel Groves, a Colorado State Patrol officer who was hit and killed by a auto as he helped another driver who had slid off Interstate 76 near Denver.

by | March 17, 2019 | 02:15

Maryland State Police reportedly received tips that a man staying in Ocean City, Maryland, seemed to be the man in the viral video. Hardesty "was arrested on a warrant from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission that charges him with animal cruelty to migratory birds and the intentional feeding of pelicans", state police said .

by | March 17, 2019 | 01:57

Christchurch is a city of about 400,000 residents, still recovering from a massive quake in 2011 that killed 187 people. The suspected gunman who killed dozens of people in New Zealand is an Australian "racist eco-fascist" who posted a 74-page manifesto online before the shootings and described Donald Trump as a "symbol of white supremacy".

by | March 17, 2019 | 00:44

One victim died in hospital. Children are among them. He did not enter a plea, but made a hand gesture associated with white supremacists. It took less than two weeks for Australia to ban "assault rifles". At around 1.40pm yesterday Australian Brenton Tarrant allegedly stormed Masjid Al Noor and Linwood Masjid, and opened fire. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks to media during a press conference at Parliament on March 15, 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand .

by | March 17, 2019 | 01:19

A staffer for Senator Anning then separates the senator from the young man, while supporters of the senator tackle his attacker to the ground. Police said the boy was arrested but was released without charge pending a further investigation.

by | March 17, 2019 | 01:48

A four-year-old girl has been transferred to the Starship Hospital in Auckland. "There were two other firearms in the vehicle that the offender was in and it absolutely was his intention to continue with his attack", she told reporters in Christchurch on Saturday.

by | March 17, 2019 | 01:58

The Israeli army said the Hamas is responsible for all events transpiring in the Gaza Strip and emanating from it. More than 40 locations were targeted with about 100 strikes, the source said. Shortly before the rocket attack, Hamas police on Thursday violently broke up a rare protest by demonstrators angry about the dire living conditions in Gaza.

by | March 17, 2019 | 02:16

In the time since, White has been convicted of insulting Iran's supreme leader and posting private information online, Zaid said. Trump has pursued a maximalist campaign against Tehran that includes America's withdrawal from Iran's nuclear deal with world powers.

by | March 17, 2019 | 00:46

One unsafe blaze targeted a bank on the ground floor of a seven-story residential building. Smoke and tear gas shrouded the Champs-Elysées and at least 109 people were arrested in the worst outbreak of violence on the fringes of a "yellow vest" demonstration in Paris for several weeks.

by | March 16, 2019 | 05:51

But Schiff believes that the department should reconsider this position, or indict Trump if he loses re-election in 2020. "The Justice Department policy against indictment is the wrong policy", Schiff said, "particularly when there is any risk that the statute of limitations may allow a president to escape justice." "I think the Constitution is worth it, and I don't place my word in a person who happens to be causing harm to society", Representative Al Green, a Texas Democrat , said, ...

by | March 16, 2019 | 04:17

In a clear act of terror, multiple people have died after gunmen opened fire at mosques in Christchurch , New Zealand on Friday. "As with any major tragedy, we will work cooperatively with the authorities", Google's spokesperson said.

by | March 16, 2019 | 03:42

The Council is due to meet next Thursday and Friday (21 and 22 March). Disadvantages include: Britain having to return MEPs, disrupting a redistribution of seats in the European Parliament; a lopsided impact on parties, with the EU's center-left gaining on the center-right and a boost for euroskeptic groups; prolonged uncertainty when the EU has other priorities; and the prospect of a lukewarm Britain staying when some would rather it left.

by | March 16, 2019 | 02:55

That the Department of Justice reopens investigations into Hillary Clinton's emails and Carter Page's FISA warrant. Strzok was dismissed from Robert Mueller's team once the text messages were uncovered by internal investigations. Lisa Page , via social media. Precisely what "decision" Trump is referencing is unclear. Former FBI Director James Comey, who spent much of his life as a registered Republican, announced in mid-2016 that Clinton would not be charged with any crimes but ...

by | March 16, 2019 | 02:14

Seven Republicans broke with Trump to support the resolution, which was co-sponsored by Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Bernie Sanders (I-VT)-recently signed a separate pledge to "end the forever war". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had pleaded with colleagues not to pull the reins right now. Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of CT hailed the outcome.

by | March 16, 2019 | 01:29

Authorities identified the attackers as 17-year-old Guilherme Taucci Monteiro and 25-year-old Henrique de Castro. Sao Paulo: At least eight people were killed at a Brazil school on Wednesday. While gun laws are extremely strict in Brazil, it is not hard to illegally purchase a weapon. They first shot an education coordinator and a supervisor before opening fire on students in the schoolyard, according to police.

by | March 16, 2019 | 02:57

Bangladesh's worldwide cricket team survived the mass shooting in a New Zealand mosque by a split second. "Armed police have been deployed", New Zealand police said on Twitter . Player Mushfiqur Rahim posted 'Alhamdulillah Allah save us today while shooting in Christchurch in the mosque. "This is significant and I can tell you now this is and will be one of New Zealand's darkest days ".

by | March 16, 2019 | 01:38

European Union states, China , Russia and many others have issued a ban on the aircraft. The French air safety authority BEA confirmed the receipt of the in the crash-damaged black boxes. Both crews asked permission to return to the airports from where they had departed. The plane's crash-proof recorders have been sent to France to be analyzed.

by | March 16, 2019 | 01:16

But one lorry which was brought to a stop became a stage for the young protesters. Young demonstrators hold placards as they protest around the Queen Victoria Memorial (QVM) during the "Global Strike 4 Climate" protest march, outside of Buckingham Palace in central London on March 15, 2019.

by | March 16, 2019 | 01:04

According to some reports, the bridge collapsed even though it was marked "fit to use" only six months ago after an audit. He further said, "Weeks before an audit of the bridge took place in 2018, the BMC changed the tiles at the bridge". Five people were injured in the bridge collapse out of which 2 are critical. Mumbai South MP and Shiv Sena leader Arvind Sawant said a part of the FOB collapsed due to a "minor defect".

by | March 16, 2019 | 01:57

I want to make it clear that the gangster-like stand of the U.S. will eventually put the situation in danger. Despite previously painting the Trump-Kim summit in Vietnam in a positive light, state news agency KCNA said the meeting hadn't gone as well as expected.

by | March 16, 2019 | 02:52

President of the Human Rights Commission of Saudi Arabia, Bandar bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, pictured in November, told the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday the accused killers behind Jamal Khashoggi's death are being brought to justice. More than a month after his death, the Central Intelligence Agency concluded Salman ordered Khashoggi's death. Al-Aiban described the murder as an " unfortunate accident ".

by | March 16, 2019 | 01:39

Although Congress has the ability to override a veto if it can muster a two-thirds majority, that looks highly unlikely, given Thursday's vote . The emergency declaration is being challenged in court as an unconstitutional usurpation of Congress' power of the purse.

by | March 16, 2019 | 02:14

Will Cyclone Idai hit South Africa? Cyclone Idai was bringing more floodwater and destruction to areas of Mozambique and Malawi where scores of people have already been killed and tens of thousands displaced by floods over the past few weeks.

by | March 16, 2019 | 00:37

He took a solo road trip through the Southwest earlier this year, documenting his travels in a series of Medium posts reminiscent of Jack Kerouac. While O'Rourke's announcement was welcomed by a lot of politicians - he quickly picked up an endorsement from former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley - there was at least one politician who wasn't so sure about what to make of the former congressman: President Donald Trump .