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Author: 0 Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money

But Salinas, as well as Monterey County, each signed on in support of the Santa Clara lawsuit. This time it's one aiming to withhold funds from cities that limit cooperation with federal authorities over immigration enforcement. San Francisco's lawsuit is broader in scope than Seattle's because San Francisco operates a jail. San Francisco routinely ignores such requests.

Author: 0 Commerce Secretary Ross: Canadian Lumber, Dairy Disputes Show NAFTA Needs Re-Worked

Speaking to a technology company in Ontario, Trudeau said he would defend the national interest, and cabinet colleagues were poised to speak to the media to outline Canada's possible responses to the tariffs later in the day. In a press release, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said, "It has been a bad week for U.S". "Things like this I don't regard as being a good neighbour, dumping lumber", he said.

Global News Trump Blames Canada in Latest Trade Tiff
Author: 0 Trump Blames Canada in Latest Trade Tiff

The rules of origin apply for exporting product into the U.S.to get free tariff treatment. Yurkovich said that was unprecedented for the Department of Commerce and "entirely arbitrary". With lower costs, they can then sell the lumber at cheaper prices than USA rivals. The tariff also comes at a hard time for U.S. While hosting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House in February, the president said he wanted to "tweak" NAFTA mainly due to the trade imbalance with Mexico, ...

Author: 0 Jury to begin weighing sentence for police ambush killer

The mother of a survivalist who ambushed two Pennsylvania State Police troopers has begged a jury to spare her son's life. Both of Eric Frein's parents testified during the penalty phase of their son's capital murder trial as his lawyers try to persuade the jury to sentence him to life without parole for the murder of Cpl.

Author: 0 European Union divided on Britain's election announcement

May, who this week made a U-turn to call a snap election despite saying for months that a fresh election would be a distraction and cause instability, is not prepared to take on her political opponents in front of the TV cameras. Pretending that her motivation in going to the country was to prevent opposition parties from undermining her negotiations to leave the European Union is ridiculous given the ease with which Article 50 sped through both houses of Parliament.

Author: 0 Trump tells United Nations to prepare new North Korea sanctions

Separately, South Korea's Navy said it was conducting a live-fire exercise with USA destroyers in the waters west of the Korean Peninsula and would soon join the carrier strike group approaching the region. The United States, North Korea's archenemy, and regional adversaries South Korea and Japan have harbored fears that the occasion might witness another nuclear test by Pyongyang.

Global News US urges new sanctions against South Sudan, Russia says 'no'
Author: 0 US urges new sanctions against South Sudan, Russia says 'no'

Violence has intensified in the past month, adding to the almost two million people already displaced inside the country, while tens of thousands more flee South Sudan for its neighbors. China's deputy United Nations ambassador Wu Haitao said "it is important for the Security Council to send out more positive and enthusiastic messages".

Author: 0 American killed in Ukraine identified

Mr Tillerson told Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko that Moscow's actions in the region were an obstacle to improved relations between the two countries. The OSCE auto allegedly deviated from the main route into an unchecked side road, the Luhansk rebel government's press service said in a statement , adding that such a maneuver is prohibited by the mission's guidelines.

Global News Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) & Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)
Author: 0 Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL) & Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL)

The shares were sold at an average price of $58.04, for a total value of $50,726.96. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -16.35% and performed -3.45% over the last six months. Revenue rose 12 percent to $4.28 billion, meeting Street forecasts. The Stock is showing a P/E ratio of 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 17.17. In a positive development, revenue was up 6% on a sequential basis from the fourth quarter.

Global News Gas prices still inching up in northern New England
Author: 0 Gas prices still inching up in northern New England

Fuel prices have risen about 17 cents a gallon in two months, which is lower than the 40-cent spike during the same timeframe from a year ago. In New York state, the average is $2.54 per gallon. The cheapest gas in town, according to gasbuddy.com is at Budget Gas (on South Willow and on Boynton Street) or at Maverick, also on South Willow - if you're paying cash.

Global News The sad saga of North Korea's ATMs
Author: 0 The sad saga of North Korea's ATMs

Park said Kim had taught at the Yanbian University of Science and Technology in China before coming to Pyongyang. The reason for his arrest was unclear. Ko says that because China is such an important trade partner to North Korea, they have the means to influence and calm the situation. The official said the United States would work with the Swedish Embassy on the matter, but did not provide further comment.

Global News Trump adviser didn't disclose Russian Federation money
Author: 0 Trump adviser didn't disclose Russian Federation money

He is a subject in investigations by intelligence committees in the House and Senate , as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, into allegations Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 US election. Cummings added that the White House did not hand over any documents related to what Flynn told the administration when he was vetted to be Trump's national security adviser.

Global News Braves' new park finally set for real test in home opener
Author: 0 Braves' new park finally set for real test in home opener

San Diego found an unlikely source for offense in Saturday's loss as catcher Austin Hedges - who came into the game just 2-for-31 on the season - collected two hits and slugged a solo homer. He'd later score the first run, as Nick Markakis drove in Inciarte and Freddie Freeman with a double. There were a lot firsts Friday night at SunTrust Park.

Author: 0 France's Le Pen resigns from party leadership to focus on presidential bid

The National Front leader is facing pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron in France's May 7 presidential runoff. In the twenty-four hours following the announcement confirming the final two candidates, Le Pen accounted for 61.5% of bets placed through Oddschecker, however the majority of money (77%) was placed on Macron.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn failed to disclose payments for Russian Federation speech

They're also reviewing Flynn's lobbying work on behalf of an organisation with alleged ties to the Turkish government. Flynn - who was sacked in February, just 24 days into President Donald Trump's term - had traveled to Russia to attend the 10th anniversary gala for Russia Today, a state-owned media company.

Author: 0 French presidential candidates to stage TV debate May 3

The Eurosceptic politician's position as an MEP has meant she has so far been exempt from prosecution, but prosecutors will be able to pursue the offences with the lifted immunity. Reaction to France's first round of voting was swift. He has been a fervent opponent of Le Pen for years, but her anti-establishment, anti-globalisation chord could resonate with some of his voters.

Global News Afghan Defense Minister, Army Chief resign post Taliban attack
Author: 0 Afghan Defense Minister, Army Chief resign post Taliban attack

More than a third of Afghanistan is outside government control. The raid, the latest in a series of brazen Taliban assaults, underscores the insurgents' growing strength more than 15 years since they were ousted from power by the U.S. It appears to be an uphill battle with 6,800 soldiers and police killed a year ago and a third of Afghanistan in militants' hands. Earlier on April 1, three security forces were killed and six school children wounded after a suicide vehicle bomb targeted a ...

Global News Minnesota dairies keep Wisconsin buyer after all
Author: 0 Minnesota dairies keep Wisconsin buyer after all

This is in keeping with the union bureaucracy's enthusiasm for Trump's right-wing "America first" protectionism, which will see a further onslaught on workers' wages and conditions in the name of making American businesses more competitive.

Global News Shares of Canadian lumber companies rally as Trump moves to levy tariffs
Author: 0 Shares of Canadian lumber companies rally as Trump moves to levy tariffs

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said the Commerce Department's decision to levy a 20 percent countervailing duty on Canadian lumber imports will raise prices on housing and harm USA consumers. The value of the forest sector to Alberta's economy is approximately $5 billion, according to Mulligan. Carr said there are already a number of programs in place to help the industry, including loan guarantees through the Business Development Bank of Canada and Export Development Canada.

Global News Polls show Trump's approval at new low as 100-day mark looms
Author: 0 Polls show Trump's approval at new low as 100-day mark looms

With his 100th day nearing on April 29, Trump has been ordering studies and signing executive orders. Trump's U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley said Monday that the United States could strike North Korea if North Korea attacks a US military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile.

Author: 0 Arkansas Carried Out The Nation's 1st Double Execution Since 2000

Williams was sentenced to death for the 1994 rape and killing of Stacy Errickson, a 22-year-old he kidnapped from a gas station. Arkansas on Monday night executed two convicted killers, becoming the first state in 17 years to carry out a double execution.

Global News 25 paramilitary troops killed in Maoist ambush in eastern India
Author: 0 25 paramilitary troops killed in Maoist ambush in eastern India

Some 300-400 Leftist rebels ambushed and outgunned 99 troopers deployed to help with the construction of a road through the Maoist stronghold of Sukma in the state. The villagers were not only supportive but also acted as informers for the security forces updating them about the Naxal activities going on in and around the Maoist hotbed of Bastar.

Author: 0 Trudeau-Italian PM show bond in wake of Trump protectionism, closed borders

In his scripted opening remarks, Trump hailed Italy's contributions to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and Libya. Gentiloni met U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington Thursday. "We want to see the parties come together, have one political solution, one government, one military, so the Libyan people can move forward", Haley said.

Global News Mike Samwell: Family of Manchester car theft murder victim pays tribute
Author: 0 Mike Samwell: Family of Manchester car theft murder victim pays tribute

The 35-year-old was taken to hospital but died a short time later. It said: "Mike's death has made a huge hole in our lives that can never be filled". The black Audi S3 was later found abandoned three miles away in Whitby Avenue, Ladybarn, with extensive damage. As well as following a number of enquiries, officers are specifically interested in speaking to anyone who saw a blue 5-door BMW 1 Series in the area, which it is believed it was used by the offenders after the incident.

Author: 0 Macron, Le Pen get ready for the final battle

In the French capital, Macron picked up 35 percent of the vote, compared to Le Pen's five , perhaps explaining the difficulty in finding voices willing to express support for National Front (FN) leader in the city. "Now we are going to have one", the source added. While the Républicains' official line is "not to vote Le Pen", Christian Estrosi, head of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, where the FN is very strong, said any members failing to clearly call for a Macron vote should be ...

Global News Russian Federation relations at another low after Syria attacks
Author: 0 Russian Federation relations at another low after Syria attacks

Trump made the comment during a joint press conference at the White House with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg. "Yesterday, at the United Nations Security Council's meeting, we saw a theatrical event when the western countries raced to attack the Syrian political regime", he went on to say.

Global News Amit Shah launches BJP's 'Vistar Yatra' from Naxalbari
Author: 0 Amit Shah launches BJP's 'Vistar Yatra' from Naxalbari

To the BJP chief Geeta Mahali served a simple vegetarian meal of rice, daal, potol or pointed gourd and a squash curry, with salad and papad. To his right sat the BJP's Bengal chief Dilip Ghosh. Shah is scheduled to visit select booths in each port of his call, holding workers' meetings, going to some houses as part of an intensive mass contact programme, and addressing intellectuals, besides interacting with senior party leaders.

Author: 0 Trump says border wall will be built in 1st term

Meanwhile, House lawmakers returned to Washington Tuesday evening and faced a renewed push from the White House to revive their beleaguered health care bill in hopes of attracting enough votes to finally push it through the House. Or maybe Trump sensed that the conservative journalists he hosted at the White House on Monday didn't think he should risk marking his 100th day with a government shutdown , and he told them what they wanted to hear.

Global News EU in focus as French presidential candidates face off
Author: 0 EU in focus as French presidential candidates face off

That has set off a wave of market volatility. Two polls on Tuesday showed Mr. Fillon and Mr. Melenchon still a few percentage points away from Le Pen and Mr. Yet both front-runners have been steadily slipping over the past two weeks, and Republican Francois Fillon and Communist-backed Jean-Luc Melenchon are now within striking distance.

Global News Periods of rain today, moderate to heavy rain tonight into Wednesday
Author: 0 Periods of rain today, moderate to heavy rain tonight into Wednesday

Radar is already showing a few bands of rain early Tuesday morning . High: Mid-upper 70s. Low temperatures will be in the upper 50s and lower 60s. There's still disagreement among the major models regarding the end time of the rain - NAM saying we're drying before daybreak, and the GFS keeps raindrops over New Jersey through just after sunrise.

Author: 0 Cut North Korea's lifeline: PM to China

A concept paper circulated to council members ahead of the meeting states that North Korea's "pursuit of weapons of mass destruction represents one of the gravest threats to global peace and security the Security Council faces". The two governments hope to achieve North Korea's abandonment of its nuclear program through heightening USA military pressure as well as strengthening economic sanctions by China.

Author: 0 Hollande 'will vote Macron', calls Le Pen 'risk' for France

Early results from the French election showed Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen advancing to a presidential runoff. Though she is far behind Macron right now, a fluke victory can not be excluded. Louis. In 2015, his daughter pushed him out of the party because he had refused to desist from anti-Semitic provocations that were undermining both her bid to become French president and her bid to make the National Front an acceptable political alternative.

Global News North Korea celebrates as South Korea, US keep watch
Author: 0 North Korea celebrates as South Korea, US keep watch

The vessel will take part in joint naval drills with the South's forces to "demonstrate Seoul and Washington's strong determination to punish North Korean provocations", the South Korean Navy said in a statement. The missile-armed USS Michigan is set to join an incoming group of warships led by aircraft carrier Carl Vinson. North Korea detained a U.S. citizen for unknown reasons as he was planning to fly out of Pyongyang International Airport on Saturday morning.

Author: 0 Trump Directs Review of H-1B Visas

Any amendments to the current practices of the H-1B visa program will also likely affect Facebook , which has more than 15 percent of its USA employees hired using a temporary work visa, according to Reuters . Trump also promised to either replace or modify the current lottery-based selection process for H-1B visas. India's National Association of Software and Services even told the Times that the H-1B visa program only exists because the U.S.

Global News France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack
Author: 0 France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

With Le Pen wanting France to leave the European Union, and Macron wanting even closer cooperation between the bloc's 28 nations, Sunday's outcome after a wildly unpredictable and tense campaign meant the runoff will have undertones of a referendum on France's European Union membership.

Global News Deadliest Taliban Attack on Afghan Army as Mattis Arrives in Kabul
Author: 0 Deadliest Taliban Attack on Afghan Army as Mattis Arrives in Kabul

The brazen attack was the largest ever by the Taliban on a military base and involved gunmen dressed in army uniforms that penetrated the base and then gunned down unarmed service men and set off suicide vests. Lawmakers in the upper house of the parliament Sunday also criticized the US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces for confining their anti-terrorism operations to Daesh, and allowing the Taliban to wage more deadly attacks across the country.

Global News Netflix clinches licensing deal with China's iQiyi.com
Author: 0 Netflix clinches licensing deal with China's iQiyi.com

The agreement will enable Netflix to expand its content distribution into China and build awareness of the Netflix brand and Netflix content on the local market, writes The Hollywood reporter , citing Robert Roy, Netflix's VP of content acquisition.

Author: 0 Tree killed in worsening Venezuela unrest

The government has ruled out an early presidential election this year as opposition leaders have demanded. But all of the action, into its fourth week, is also fueled by a crippling economic crisis. There were a few minor scuffles in the eastern Caracas , with riot police using tear gas against masked protesters who threw rocks. They turned the road into a kind of public plaza, with protesters settling in for picnics, reading books and reclining under umbrellas they brought to protect ...