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World Media Trump spooks markets with China trade tariffs warning
Author: 0 Trump spooks markets with China trade tariffs warning

Citing two people familiar with discussions, CNBC reported that President Donald Trump was pushing negotiators to get China to commit to larger purchases of US goods. Later on Wednesday, during a speech in Lima, Ohio, Trump emphasized again that he wanted the United States to reach a "great" trade deal with China.

World Media Explosion at Chinese chemical plant kills six, injures 30
Author: 0 Explosion at Chinese chemical plant kills six, injures 30

Leaked chloroethylene came in contact with a fire source causing the explosion, authorities said in a February report that revealed the Chinese chemical firm responsible for the accident had concealed information and misled investigators. Industrial accidents are common in China. As of the early hours of Friday, a total of 88 people were "rescued" from the area, including 12 who died in the disaster, CCTV said.

World Media Hyderabadis soak in colourful Holi festivities
Author: 0 Hyderabadis soak in colourful Holi festivities

People irrespective of their age, forget all their inhibitions to play with colourful powder all day. This festival signifies the coming of spring season and of course an occasion where families and friends gather. Have a Happy Holi! Also celebrated at the festival is fertility, colour, love, and the triumph of good versus evil. May God shower his blessings on you on the auspicious occasion of Holi.

World Media AOC (Once Again) Schools Fox News About the 'Latina Thing'
Author: 0 AOC (Once Again) Schools Fox News About the 'Latina Thing'

Lahren said Ocasio-Cortez's congressional salary is hers to allocate, but that she shouldn't be hypocritical in calling for the public to fund expenditures she considers mandatory. "It is amusing, because one of the side effects of this Fox News lunacy is that other actual members of Congress believe it and see it uncritically", said Ocasio-Cortez.

World Media 'Very destructive' Cyclone Trevor crosses NT coast
Author: 0 'Very destructive' Cyclone Trevor crosses NT coast

Most of the sparsely populated area has been evacuated, with more than 2,000 people put up in temporary accommodation in the Northern Territory capital Darwin, and the nearby town of Katherine. "Turn around, don't drown, we may not be there to save you", he told reporters in Darwin late on Friday. Please finalise preparations today , follow directions from emergency services, and have your cyclone kits ready.

World Media ‘Bizarre new low’: Republicans outraged after Trump claims he approved McCain’s funeral
Author: 0 ‘Bizarre new low’: Republicans outraged after Trump claims he approved McCain’s funeral

Buck is also a veteran who served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. McCain read her sister's tweets aloud. "I think it's very fearless of her", said McCain. Some Republicans spoke out Wednesday, saying the President's attacks Wednesday and tweets over the weekend are hurting the Republican Party. "I was brought up in a house where you don't speak ill of the dead".

World Media Victory over Islamic State to be announced after enclave searched: SDF
Author: 0 Victory over Islamic State to be announced after enclave searched: SDF

USA -backed Syrian forces are conducting search operations in tunnels a day after seizing an encampment where Islamic State militants had been making their last stand in Syria. More than 60,000 people have left during the course of the siege. "A group of Daesh in Baghouz still fight back and hold their families as human shields", said Zana Amedi, an official with the YPG militia of Kurds that spearheaded the SDF offensive.

World Media Big Move: Nirav Modi's Bail Plea Rejected
Author: 0 Big Move: Nirav Modi's Bail Plea Rejected

He is the subject of an extradition request by India , where he is accused of major financial irregularities running into thousands of crores linked to the Punjab National Bank. Modi's solicitor Anand Doobay was in touch with the extradition unit of the Scotland Yard and an "arrest by agreement" was being discussed wherein he was to be presented at the Westminster magistrate court on March 25.

World Media Donald Trump announces USA should recognise Israeli annexation of Golan Heights
Author: 0 Donald Trump announces USA should recognise Israeli annexation of Golan Heights

On Wednesday, Netanyahu thanked Pompeo for the Trump administration's strong stance against Iran, which Israel considers an existential threat. He did it again. The strategic plateau (pictured in file image) was seized from Syria by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War and has been disputed ever since. According to a statement released by the White House, Trump will welcome Netanyahu to the White House next Monday and Tuesday, March 25 - 26.

World Media Jacinda Ardern arrives in Christchurch to mark week since New Zealand shooting
Author: 0 Jacinda Ardern arrives in Christchurch to mark week since New Zealand shooting

New Zealand Muslim Association president Ikhlaq Kashkari said this was also a chance to thank the community for its support, compassion and kindness in the aftermath of the attack. The accused gunman, a self-avowed white supremacist from Australia, livestreamed much of the attack and spread a manifesto on social media claiming it was a strike against Muslim "invaders".

World Media IOF shoot, kill Palestinian teen over alleged fatal attack in West Bank
Author: 0 IOF shoot, kill Palestinian teen over alleged fatal attack in West Bank

It added that the soldiers handed the bodies of the two Palestinians to its medics, on Wednesday morning. The reason which led the Israeli soldiers to open fire at the Palestinian youth is still unknown. The soldiers also abducted one Palestinian, identified as Samir Mahmoud 'Aassi, 22, from Beit Liqya town, west of Ramallah . The uptick in West Bank violence comes as Israel is now in the midst of an election campaign and Egypt is trying to broker a long-term truce between Israel and ...

World Media US Sanctions on Chinese Firms Over Alleged Dealings With DPRK Unlawful - Beijing
Author: 0 US Sanctions on Chinese Firms Over Alleged Dealings With DPRK Unlawful - Beijing

Chun told reporters that South Korea plans to continue to staff the Kaesong liaison office normally and that it expects the North will continue to allow the South Koreans to commute to the office. The South Korean statement calls the North's decision "regrettable". Bolton also quoted Trump as saying it was a commitment North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made several times.

World Media Nebraska Flooding Causes More Than One Billion In Damage
Author: 0 Nebraska Flooding Causes More Than One Billion In Damage

Experts plan a briefing on their flood forecast at the National Water Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Several states in the upper Midwest, including portions of North and South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota, were categorized at a major flood risk, concentrated around the Missouri and MS rivers, according to the forecast.

World Media Likud: Iran Pushing for Netanyahu Rivals Gantz, Lapid to Win Election
Author: 0 Likud: Iran Pushing for Netanyahu Rivals Gantz, Lapid to Win Election

Netanyahu became prime minister in 2009, creating a potential conflict of interest. "Someone put out a political story, gossipy and completely imaginary", he added at the press conference. Likud said that both Gantz and Lapid supported the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, a claim that is untrue. A spokesman for Netanyahu's Likud party said they were not involved.

World Media Assault weapons banned in New Zealand, chorus grows in America
Author: 0 Assault weapons banned in New Zealand, chorus grows in America

In a powerful speech that lasted about 20 minutes, Imam Gamal said through its love and compassion, New Zealand is unbreakable. An imam issued the call to regular Friday prayer at 1.30 pm (0030 GMT) with chants of " Allahu Akbar " as thousands listened in Christchurch's Hagley Park across from the Al Noor Mosque .

World Media Dozens dead as ferry sinks in Tigris River near Iraq's Mosul
Author: 0 Dozens dead as ferry sinks in Tigris River near Iraq's Mosul

Officials say the ferry sank in the Tigris River near the northern city of Mosul because of a technical problem, and that there weren't many boats in the area to rescue people. The accident occurred while the ferry was transporting people to the resort island of Umm Al-Rubaieen. The families were celebrating the Kurdish and Iranian festival of Newroz, the traditional new year or spring festival.

World Media White House rejects Democrats' demands for information on Trump-Putin talks
Author: 0 White House rejects Democrats' demands for information on Trump-Putin talks

To underscore his concern about whether unsecured White House communications have included classified information, Cummings said in the letter that Kushner's lawyer, Abbe Lowell , acknowledged during a meeting with committee leaders in December that Kushner had used the messaging application WhatsApp to communicate with foreign leaders.

World Media U.S. abruptly endorses Israel’s Golan sovereignty in big shift
Author: 0 U.S. abruptly endorses Israel’s Golan sovereignty in big shift

The United States had foreshadowed the decision last week when the State Department issued its annual human rights report The report revised its usual description of the Golan Heights from "Israeli-occupied" to "Israeli-controlled". In February, Republican Sens. Netanyahu has for weeks been stepping up longstanding Israeli requests for the USA and others to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Golan.

World Media Never was, never will be Sen. John McCain fan
Author: 0 Never was, never will be Sen. John McCain fan

There were plenty of "other things" that Trump didn't like about the senator. President Trump on Tuesday gave further credence to Rep. Devin Nunes' (R-CA) conspiracy theory that Twitter is shadow-banning conservatives, telling reporters in the Rose Garden that the situation was "dangerous" and that he's noticed "names are taken off" of his account.

World Media Israeli candidates spar over increasing tensions in West Bank, Gaza
Author: 0 Israeli candidates spar over increasing tensions in West Bank, Gaza

Col. Jonathan Conricus said the attacker stabbed an Israeli soldier at the entrance to the Ariel settlement, southwest of the Palestinian city of Nablus, and then took his assault rifle. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the site of the attack on Monday and pledged tough action, including the demolition of the assailant's home .

World Media Pentagon discloses military projects it could tap for Trump’s wall
Author: 0 Pentagon discloses military projects it could tap for Trump’s wall

The projects range across the country and around the world, from an air traffic control tower in Alabama to fuel tanks in Australia, according to the 21-page document. Pentagon officials have been adamant that no projects will be canceled, only delayed. The list released Monday still does not identify which or how many projects will be raided for the president's wall, which could take years to build.

World Media Hundreds of couples livestreamed in S Korean motels
Author: 0 Hundreds of couples livestreamed in S Korean motels

Notably, this is not the first case of hidden cameras found in hotels or Airbnbs - although the scale of this effort and the paid customer element really drives up the ick factor. The footage was sent to a site where more than 4,000 members paid $44.95 to watch. Spy cams are reportedly a big problem in South Korea, where more than 6,400 cases of illegal filming were reported to authorities in 2017, nearly three times the amount reported five years earlier.

World Media Motive behind Utrecht tram shooting still unclear
Author: 0 Motive behind Utrecht tram shooting still unclear

In a statement Tuesday, prosecutors say the nature of the attack and a note found in a getaway auto give them reasons to consider terrorism as a motive. ASSOCIATED PRESS Construction workers who witnessed Monday's shooting incident in a tram put flowers at the site in Utrecht, Netherlands, on Tuesday.

World Media Theresa May Asks EU To Delay Brexit Until June
Author: 0 Theresa May Asks EU To Delay Brexit Until June

Senior EU diplomats who had been kept in the loop about discussions between London and Brussels in recent days had been told that Mrs May would probably ask for a "hybrid" extension that would keep Britain in the bloc for a short period if the deal is passed next week, and a long one if not, officials said.