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La Chine répond en taxant voitures, avions et soja américains — Guerre commerciale

La Chine répond en taxant voitures, avions et soja américains — Guerre commerciale Si l'économie de la Chine reposait grandement sur les exportations il y a 20 ans, elle s'est depuis rééquilibrée vers la consommation intérieure et les services. - Le dialogue est-il rompu? La Chine condamne l'annonce par Washington de nouveaux droits de douane sur une liste de produits chinois et elle est prête à répliquer "dans les prochains jours", a déclaré mercredi le ministère du Commerc... [Full Article...]

Students, civil rights leaders travel for 50th anniversary of MLK's assassination

Students, civil rights leaders travel for 50th anniversary of MLK's assassination John Lewis (D-GA) who is himself an important figure of the Civil Rights movement , having worked alongside King. "It was more like peace, like, 'Wow, this is sacred ground, '" Stewart said. King visited Karamu in 1963 while in town to deliver a speech at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church. Nancy Shipley was working in AP's office in Nashville, Tennessee, when the call came 50 years ago. [Full Article...]

Porton's novishock: Experts can't trace source of nerve agent

Porton's novishock: Experts can't trace source of nerve agent Gary Aitkenhead , chief executive of Britain's Porton Down defence laboratory, said his team set out to identify the agent, but "it's not our job to say where that was actually manufactured". "It is not, and has never been, our responsibility to confirm the source of the agent". The UK Government has consistently blamed Moscow for the Salisbury attack, prompting an increasingly bitter diplomatic... [Full Article...]

Mueller reportedly says Trump is not considered criminal target in Russian Federation inquiry

Mueller reportedly says Trump is not considered criminal target in Russian Federation inquiry That is because the reported communication from Mueller does not reveal enough to support either position. The Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel twice concluded (once in 1973 and again in 2000) that "the indictment and criminal prosecution of a sitting President would unduly interfere with the ability of the executive branch to perform its constitutionally assigned duties, and woul... [Full Article...]

S Korea musicians return after rare Pyongyang joint concert

S Korea musicians return after rare Pyongyang joint concert A delegation of artists from south korea, whose girlband K-pop Red Velvet , arrived Saturday in Pyongyang to participate for the first time since 2007, concerts in the North, amid signs of a thaw between the two koreas, with an inter-Korean summit planned for the end of April. [Full Article...]

Here are takes from 7 top players on Tiger Woods' Masters return

Here are takes from 7 top players on Tiger Woods' Masters return Can a 42-year-old ranked 202nd in the driving statistics on the PGA Tour really hope to eclipse them after four back operations? "I've won at the highest level". So who else is a contender? "I have gotten in my way before ... but I don't think that will happen this week". Miserable a year ago, Woods was in a happy place. [Full Article...]

Access To Medical Marijuana May Be Helping Reduce Opioid Abuse

Access To Medical Marijuana May Be Helping Reduce Opioid Abuse On Monday, the esteemed Journal of the American Medical Association , Internal Medicine published a pair of persuasive new studies reinforcing this opinion. "No one has ever died of cannabis, so it has many safety advantages over opiates", Bradford said. In order to evaluate whether medical marijuana could function as an effective and safe alternative to opioids, the two teams of research... [Full Article...]

Manafort Appears in Court in Bid to Drop Mueller's Charges Against Him

Manafort Appears in Court in Bid to Drop Mueller's Charges Against Him In the filing, the special counsel's office argues that a federal judge should not throw out Manafort's case. Manafort's motions to dismiss the charges Mueller's team has brought in Washington and Virginia federal district courts. Deflecting, Downing said he was unaware the court would go there now. The description largely outlines the charges against Manafort, which mostly relate to alleg... [Full Article...]

Jews have right to their 'own' land, says Saudi

Jews have right to their 'own' land, says Saudi MBS also said that while Saudi Arabia has "religious concerns" about the holy mosque in Jerusalem and the rights of Palestinians, it has no objection "against any other people". For Saudi Arabia, there is a 0.1 percent chance that this deal would work to change the country. When asked about the kingdom's decision to attack Yemen, the prince claimed it was a "matter of National security". [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Files Another Lawsuit Against California

Trump Administration Files Another Lawsuit Against California Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, a former congressman from Montana, has repeatedly said he opposes the sale of federal lands. Justice officials argue the state law is unconstitutional under the supremacy clause , which says when state laws conflict with federal laws the federal law is the ultimate authority and because it discriminates against land sales by the federal government specifically... [Full Article...]

Pinwheel Garden brings awareness to Child Abuse Prevention Month

Pinwheel Garden brings awareness to Child Abuse Prevention Month Ware smelled of alcohol, refused to give a breath test and asked for an attorney, investigating troopers said. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and we would like to take the opportunity to bring awareness to this issue. Child abuse is a public health crisis. The movie "Charlotte's Web" will be shown. The sheriff's department was assisted by the Department of Social Services. [Full Article...]

Prince Philip in hospital for surgery

By December 2017, Prince Philip appeared to be in good spirits as attended church services on Christmas morning and led the family on their annual walk in Sandringham. At the time of his retirement, Philip had completed 22,219 solo engagements since 1952, gave 5,496 speeches in his travels to more than 76 countries, authored 14 books, served as patron to 785 organizations and made 637 solo overs... [Full Article...]

'serious harm to civilians' in Afghan airstrike

'serious harm to civilians' in Afghan airstrike The Taliban issued a statement confirming the attack on the madrassa but denied militants had been meeting at the school. Since Monday, Kunduz city hospitals have received at least 30 casualties, including many children, Dr. Since assuming power over three years ago, President Ashraf Ghani's government has mostly remained silent about civilian deaths in Afghanistan caused by Afghan governm... [Full Article...]

Trump Wants to Pull American Troops Out of Syria "Very Quickly"

Trump Wants to Pull American Troops Out of Syria But he also suggested that victory was imminent. General Joe Votel, who leads the military's Central Command, suggested the US should play a long-term role in Syria in terms of stabilizing the areas that once had been freed from IS occupation. [Full Article...]

Congress takes swipe at Modi

Congress takes swipe at Modi Modi of failing to clear apprehensions among the Dalits . Dalits are beaten up in Una (Gujarat) but the Prime Minister does not speak a word on it. Atrocities on Dalits and tribals are increasing and the SC/ST act has been diluted. After Prime Minister's directive, Union I&B Minister Smriti Irani said she would be happy to engage in a debate with journalists to fight the menace of fake news. [Full Article...]

Nouvelle passe d'armes sur les migrants — Etats-Unis / Mexique

Nouvelle passe d'armes sur les migrants — Etats-Unis / Mexique De son côté, le Mexique a précisé que les groupes de migrants latino-américains fuyant des violences liées aux bandes organisées ou au trafic de drogue , notamment au Honduras , passent en territoire mexicain depuis 2010. "La décision (de Trump) sur Daca était déjà prise, c'est un prétexte pour accuser les autres". "La Chine espère que toutes les parties vont s'attacher à cette dynamique, ... [Full Article...]

Sarasota man charged with 12 counts of child pornography

Sarasota man charged with 12 counts of child pornography Bowdre of the Northern District of Alabama. Upon his release, he will be required to register as a Tier 2 sex offender for 25 years. An Air Force lieutenant at Kirtland Air Force Base will spend at least the next five years in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to nine child pornography charges in federal court in Albuquerque on Tuesday. [Full Article...]

American, Brazilian apostles picked to join Mormon leaders

American, Brazilian apostles picked to join Mormon leaders Monson's death in January, this conference was a chance for Mormons worldwide to raise their hands and "sustain" him. Soares, born in São Paulo, Brazil , is the first apostle called from South America. "[These changes allow] quorum members of all ages and backgrounds to benefit from the perspective and experience of one another and of those in different stages of life", Elder Christofferson sai... [Full Article...]

A Man on the Harbour Bridge Stops Traffic This Morning

A Man on the Harbour Bridge Stops Traffic This Morning Police rescue crews are now trying to help the man down after he scaled the bridge early this morning. A man has climbed the bridge. Police negotiators are continuing to speak with a man who climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge. There was also a bicycle left in the middle of the road. "It's basically going to throw peak into chaos for anyone coming into the Sydney CBD", he told reporters. [Full Article...]

Google doodle salutes Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay - activist, social reformer and freedom fighter

Google Doodle is a wonderful way of learning about someone. Chattopadhyay was born on April 3, 1903, in Mangaluru. Her father died when she was only seven, leaving no will behind, thus stripping them off the rights to their ancestral property, for it was inherited by his step-son by default, in accordance with the property laws of that time. [Full Article...]


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