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Global News USA trade delegation to China divided on tariffs, policy
Author: 0 USA trade delegation to China divided on tariffs, policy

May 1, 2018-The Trump administration's proposed tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports, coupled with retaliation promised by China, would reduce US gross domestic product by almost $3 billion and destroy 134,000 American jobs, according to a new study released today by the National Retail Federation and the Consumer Technology Association.

Global News Read the Powerhouse Politics interview with outgoing White House lawyer Ty Cobb
Author: 0 Read the Powerhouse Politics interview with outgoing White House lawyer Ty Cobb

Cobb also discussed his exit, and said of his replacement - lawyer Emmet Flood, who advised President Bill Clinton during his impeachment - "I'm sure he'll do a great job". "People will think this means we're going to war, but I would not read that into this", he added. Trump lashed out against the investigation in familiar fashion Wednesday, tweeting: "There was no Collusion (it is a Hoax) and there is no Obstruction of Justice (that is a setup & trap)".

Author: 0 Trump repaid lawyer for $130K payment to porn star: Giuliani

York went on to argue that "the real concern is that there would be a campaign finance vulnerability on this". (Giuliani alluded to this, too.) But the campaign can't just take loans of any size from anyone without reporting them as long as Trump pays them back later.

Global News Toronto police launch investigation over vehicle dangling from bridge
Author: 0 Toronto police launch investigation over vehicle dangling from bridge

Initially, police thought the stunt may have been part of a movie shoot, the BBC reports. The interior of the vehicle appeared "rigged" in some way, according to one reporter at the scene, and its glass and engine had been removed. Speaking to reporters at an unrelated event on Wednesday morning, Mayor John Tory said he was stunned when he saw the images of the vehicle. "I think it is basically green space", he said.

Global News 8 officers injured when Connecticut house explodes during standoff
Author: 0 8 officers injured when Connecticut house explodes during standoff

Carmel campus and 4.2 miles away from Quinnipiac's North Haven campus. "The house is still on fire so we really cant get that close right now", he said . According to CBS affiliated WFSB-TV , seven people were injured so far who were all transported to a nearby hospital. Freda says the injuries to the four officers are not believed to be life-threatening.

Global News Jewish Festival Bonfire Explosion Injures Ten People In Stamford Hill
Author: 0 Jewish Festival Bonfire Explosion Injures Ten People In Stamford Hill

Picture: Supplied.A crowd of hundreds were showered in balls of flame as the bonfire erupted during Jewish Lag BaOmer celebrations in Stamford Hill. Hatzola rushed to the scene, and treated around 30 people. They added no criminal allegations had been reported, with no serious injuries. Approximately 10 people were taken to the hospital, many with burns on their faces.

Global News May warned over customs partnership ahead of Brexit 'war cabinet' meeting
Author: 0 May warned over customs partnership ahead of Brexit 'war cabinet' meeting

Even new Cabinet minister Sajid Javid , who backed Remain in the European Union referendum, came out in the meeting against the " customs partnership " model, under which the United Kingdom would collect tariffs on behalf of the EU. Of all the invidious political dilemmas facing Theresa May over Brexit , Britain's future customs relationship with the European Union is now the most pressing and the most hard.

Global News Press Freedom Day being observed today
Author: 0 Press Freedom Day being observed today

Hours after the Kabul explosion, dozens of Afghan news editors and executives returned to the site in a public display of defiance to militants. He ended his message with a note of appreciation for social media users, "I would once again like to appreciate the proactive role of everyone on social media for their commendable work towards safeguarding the freedom of press and expression".

Global News Alaska veterans react to Korean peace overture
Author: 0 Alaska veterans react to Korean peace overture

As to the channel's information, these states are included in the short list of possible sites for their meeting. Egypt welcomed on Saturday the preliminary agreements between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, which entailed suspending all nuclear activities, according to a statement from the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Global News Saudi starts trial of 2 Israelis spying for Mossad
Author: 0 Saudi starts trial of 2 Israelis spying for Mossad

The meeting took place on March 27, just days before the Israeli military killed at least 16 Palestinians during the first Land Day protest near the Gaza-Israel border. For years, Saudi Arabia has made normalizing relationships with Israel contingent on Tel Aviv's withdrawal from those lands. Israel has hinted at clandestine ties with Saudi Arabia in recent years, stressing that the two countries share an interest in countering Iran.

Global News Trump tweets threat to opponents of U.S. 2026 World Cup bid
Author: 0 Trump tweets threat to opponents of U.S. 2026 World Cup bid

The three-nation bid is widely seen as the favorite to host the 2026 World Cup , but speculation has increased that some of the Trump administration's controversial actions on immigration will shift global support to Morocco. Some analysts say Trump's heavy-handed intervention could tilt support away from North American bid. The North American bid is bolstered by a fleet of gleaming new National Football League stadiums built over the past two decades that are suitable for worldwide ...

Global News Imam Khamenei: US Aware of Consequences of Military Action against Iran
Author: 0 Imam Khamenei: US Aware of Consequences of Military Action against Iran

Saudi Arabia is the birthplace of Islam and does not officially recognize Israel. "Pompeo's remarks about Iran are baseless and repetitive ..." "One of the ways to confront Iran is to provoke inexperienced rulers of the region", he said, in an apparent reference to Saudi Arabia´s 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman."Americans are trying to provoke Saudi Arabia against Tehran .Their aim is to create more regional crisis.to push Muslims to fight against Muslims".

Global News Facebook 'Bug' Shows Company Plan for Flagging 'Hate Speech'
Author: 0 Facebook 'Bug' Shows Company Plan for Flagging 'Hate Speech'

Earlier today, Facebook users began reporting that questionnaires had been attached to innocuous posts, asking them if they considered the content of the posts to be "hate speech". As for hate speech, it is a problem across social media-on Twitter and YouTube, too-where the platforms walk a fine line between preventing abuse and restricting speech.

Global News Naidu questions Modi over unfulfilled promises
Author: 0 Naidu questions Modi over unfulfilled promises

While unmasking the betrayal of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, exactly from the same venue at the abode of Lord Balaji in Tirupati , on the same date, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) held a large public meeting "Nammaka Droham-Kutra Rajakeeyalapai Dharma Porata Bahiranga Sabha" (Fight against Betrayal and Collusion Politics - Public Meeting) on Monday to remind Narendra Modi of his promises.

Global News Motorcyclist hit by USA consulate vehicle booked for rash driving
Author: 0 Motorcyclist hit by USA consulate vehicle booked for rash driving

Islamabad police have charged a U.S. Embassy security officer for trying to stop the arrest of an American diplomat whose auto had injured a bike rider on Sunday. Earlier this month, on April 7, the auto of US Defence and Air Attaché Joseph Emanuel Hall crushed to death a Pakistani motorcyclist in Islamabad . Alice Wells, a senior State Department official, visited Islamabad to discuss the case with senior Pakistani officials, but the diplomatic tussle remains unresolved and ties between ...

Global News What You Need To Know To Prepare For Severe Weather
Author: 0 What You Need To Know To Prepare For Severe Weather

Ahead of the anticipated storms, agencies tweeted safety information. The chances of thunderstorms will increase on Wednesday and continue into Thursday as a slow moving storm system affects the region. "A few storms could be severe, with some hail and damaging wind gusts". Meanwhile, east of the severe storms, very warm air is surging into the Midwest and Northeast.

Global News Amazon expands its Vancouver Tech Hub
Author: 0 Amazon expands its Vancouver Tech Hub

Should Amazon expand its Seaport offices and lease an additional 610,000 square feet of commercial space, which would house an additional 2,000 workers, it will receive an additional $5 million property-tax breaks. "I've loved working here as we've continued to grow", said Rebecca McKnight, an Amazon software development engineer, during Monday's announcement. Amazon's customer fulfillment associates can also take advantage of its innovative Career Choice program, which pays 95 per cent of the ...

Global News Mancini agrees to Italy talks, FIGC confims
Author: 0 Mancini agrees to Italy talks, FIGC confims

Roberto Mancini has reached an agreement to become the next Italy coach, according to Sky in Italy. Gazzetta added that the former Manchester City boss was offered a two-year contract until 2020 worth €4 million (S$6.4million) a year.

Global News MP: Candidates for cop job labelled respective castes on chest
Author: 0 MP: Candidates for cop job labelled respective castes on chest

Candidates from the general category were, however, not labelled. The police have ordered a probe in the case. "By writing SC/ST on the chest of the youth of Madhya Pradesh, it has attacked the Constitution", he said in a tweet. Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati fired fresh salvo at the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) claiming that the Party could go to any extent for vote politics.

Global News Armenia politicians reject opposition leader as PM
Author: 0 Armenia politicians reject opposition leader as PM

Tens of thousands of opposition supporters joined a protest rally in Yerevan on Sunday evening, hoping that a massive show of strength would thrust their leader to power. Speaking to AFP in an interview Monday, Pashinyan said Armenians themselves wanted to determine the future of their country and an explosion of tensions was just a matter of time.

Global News Kathua rape, a minor incident, says J&K's new Deputy CM Kavinder Gupta
Author: 0 Kathua rape, a minor incident, says J&K's new Deputy CM Kavinder Gupta

Why are the BJP/MehboobaMufti confused about where they stand on the #Kathua rape?" BJP MLAs Lal Singh and Chander Prakash Ganga had dismissed as ministers due to their participation in this public meeting in Kathua on April 4. The Congress party later asked the chief minister Mehbooba Mufti to clarify her stance over the issue. The deputy chief minister courted controversy on the first day by referring to Kathua rape and murder of 8-year-old as "minor incident".

Global News Teacher walkouts could be the next #metoo movement
Author: 0 Teacher walkouts could be the next #metoo movement

Whether the strike continues into next week at other schools in the state appears to be unclear at this point. "I decided, I don't want this to happen to other educators". "We have a press release and a tweet from the governor. The devil is in the details". We know that we have been down this road before. Ducey makes promises he can't keep, said "Red for Ed" leaders Joe Thomas and Noah Karvelis.

Global News Siddaramaiah hits back at Modi for his
Author: 0 Siddaramaiah hits back at Modi for his "2+1 formula" jibe " "

He said the Congress president did not even bother to congratulate the hardworking labourers (mazdoors) because of whom every village was getting electricity. As many as 56 per cent of people believe that there is either a serious lack of jobs in the state or that unemployment has become worse over the last five years.

Global News Blazing building collapses in São Paulo, 1 dead, 3 missing
Author: 0 Blazing building collapses in São Paulo, 1 dead, 3 missing

Emergency services have cordoned off vast swathes of the city centre - with 160 firefighters and paramedics battling to free those trapped in the rubble. "I was sleeping, I woke up my husband shouting 'fire, fire, fire.'" I took my son and left, I could not save his documents, I could save only mine", a woman named Crivalda said to a TV reporter at the scene.

Global News Ipsos Poll Suggests Millenials Tiring of Democrats
Author: 0 Ipsos Poll Suggests Millenials Tiring of Democrats

The shift away from Democrats was more pronounced among white millennials - who accounted for two-thirds of all votes cast in that age group in 2016. The publication also spoke to Ashley Reed, a 28-year-old "white single mother of three in New Hampshire".

Global News Mosque blasts kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria
Author: 0 Mosque blasts kill at least 20 in northeast Nigeria

Many people were reported killed following the explosion. He said, "It was a twin-blast and the detail is sketchy, but we are in touch with our partners of Red Cross and others that are helping now". One resident, Isa Danladi, said he had been about to leave his house near the mosque when he heard the blast. "Immediately after the prayers, he detonated the bomb", he said.

Global News Taiwan cuts ties with Dominican Republic
Author: 0 Taiwan cuts ties with Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic and China announced Tuesday they were establishing diplomatic relations as the Caribbean country became the latest nation to dump Taiwan, leaving it with just 19 diplomatic allies around the globe. Tsai's ruling Democratic Progressive Party says it wants stable relations with China, but it hasn't followed Tsai's predecessor, Ma Ying-jeou, in endorsing the "one China" principle.

Global News Kanye West shaves head for his 'hero' Emma Gonzalez, upsets MAGA crowd
Author: 0 Kanye West shaves head for his 'hero' Emma Gonzalez, upsets MAGA crowd

Taking to Twitter yesterday, West posted a picture of the shaven-headed student with the caption, "my hero Emma González ". But Kanye's gesture has been shunned by Emma. Kanye tragically lost his beloved parent in November 2007 and now wants to put the surgeon, Dr Jan Adams, who performed a tummy tuck, liposuction and breast reduction on Donda just a day before her death, on the cover of his next album .

Global News Ronny Jackson Not Returning As Trump's Personal Doctor, Reports Say
Author: 0 Ronny Jackson Not Returning As Trump's Personal Doctor, Reports Say

Trump told reporters initially following Testers' announcement of the allegations against Jackson that he wouldn't continue pursuing the position, given the nature of the situation. Surely, this is a problem". I'm not buying it. "He is a tremendous asset to the entire White House team". When Donald Trump nominated him to run the VA - a unusual choice, to be sure - suddenly Ronny Jackson was a boozing, pill-tossing danger to everyone, especially behind the wheel of Secret Service ...

Global News Earlier search for California serial killer led to wrong man
Author: 0 Earlier search for California serial killer led to wrong man

Police are working with investigators of the Golden State Killer case to compare DNA profiles of DeAngelo to that of an unknown suspect in the Wicht case, he said. The woman spoke to AP on condition of anonymity because she did not want the family's name publicly linked to the case. "If an ordinary person can do this, why can't a cop?" "They didn't have to look at those people anymore".

Global News Scientists 'Miserable' After World's Oldest Spider Dies At 43
Author: 0 Scientists 'Miserable' After World's Oldest Spider Dies At 43

Their longevity was due to "life-history traits, including how they live in uncleared, native bushland, their sedentary nature and low metabolisms", Mason said . Females don't get out too much and are known to stay in or around their burrow for much if not all of their lives, making Number 16 an easy specimen for the scientists to research and, apparently, grow rather attached to.

Global News Report Kelly called Trump an idiot 'BS'
Author: 0 Report Kelly called Trump an idiot 'BS'

In a follow-up tweet , Donald Trump doubled down, claiming that the " White House is running very smoothly despite phony Witch Hunts". "I spend more time with the President than anyone else and we have an incredibly candid and strong relationship", he said in a statement .

Global News UK, France, Germany back Iran nuclear deal
Author: 0 UK, France, Germany back Iran nuclear deal

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday told his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron that the nuclear deal his country reached with global powers was "not negotiable". The US president on January 12 reluctantly agreed to waive sanctions against Iran that were lifted as part of the landmark deal, but threatened to withdraw from the accord if some "disastrous flaws" were not fixed.

Global News Zurich Classic: Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown move into lead
Author: 0 Zurich Classic: Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown move into lead

It was enough, barely. It was a putt that defined their day and ultimately saved their tournament. Piercy and Horschel started the final round just three shots back, but on a very bunched leaderboard. There were 13 teams within four shots of the lead . Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson (T19): Speaking of the Ryder Cup, the Rose-Stenson team was right in the middle of the leaders until the back nine on Saturday.

Global News New Zealand could play 8 to 10 Tests a year
Author: 0 New Zealand could play 8 to 10 Tests a year

India are among the teams to not have played Test cricket under the lights ever since the inception of the format back in 2015 when Australia and New Zealand locked horns in Adelaide. "Going forward the players are interested in exploring more long-form cricket opportunities, particularly after such a successful Ashes Test a year ago".

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