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Kudlow on trade issues: Says he believes China will back down

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Newly-appointed Director of the National Economic Council Larry Kudlow on Wednesday insisted that President Donald Trump was not to blame for market volatility over a possible trade war. Kudlow said Trump does not want a "trade war" and is instead showing that America has lost out due to "unfair and illegal trading practices". "So, President Trump's out there firing a shot across the bow saying, you know, we mean business", Kudlow said. Read More »

Man fatally shot by police in Brooklyn

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They went over to render aid and discovered the man was not holding a gun. A plainclothes officer in the passenger seat got out of the auto and fired at the man several times, Mr. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's office said on Twitter that the mayor had "received a preliminary briefing on the officer-involved shooting". The shooting came less than three weeks after police in the city of Sacramento fired 20 rounds at 22-year-old Stephon Clark, fearing he was carrying a weapon. Read More »

Beating the best team in the world? Pretty good, says Klopp

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They didn't play badly, they only didn't create because we were in the right spaces in the right moments. It is only half-time. He said: 'First-half was brilliant. Liverpool legend Steve McMahon believes that for Manchester City the Champions League this season is over, after they were thrashed 3-0 by the Reds at Anfield on Wednesday evening. Read More »

Tensions flare ahead of Sierra Leone presidential vote result

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The current ruling party, on Monday accused the global community, including British High commissioner to Sierra Leone Guy Warrington and former Ghanaian President John Mahama of siding with the opposition to deny it victory. "I am here because my president Julius Maada Bio has won the election in this country", said Adolfus Kargbo, among a group of SLPP supporters chanting Maada Bio's name. Read More »

Lok Sabha proceedings disrupted for 19th straight day

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Naidu asked the new members to get themselves acquainted with the etiquettes, procedures and rules of conduct of the House. In the Rajya Sabha, retiring members made their speeches and the House was adjourned. Soon after the House met to take up the day's business, AIADMK members trooped into the Well and raised slogans seeking immediate constitution of the board. Read More »

Governor Fallin Signs School Funding Bill

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Teachers were at the heart of massive protests at the Wisconsin state Capitol in 2011, fighting a proposal from then-newly elected Republican Gov. Scott Walker. After Republicans there approved massive personal income tax cuts beginning in 2012, budget shortfalls put a lid on education funding increases. Ravi Patel, a senior at Southmoore High School, says public education in Oklahoma is as bad or worse than education in developing nations. Read More »

Facebook removes accounts tied to Russian troll factory

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Many of the Facebook pages ran advertisements, which were removed, Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos said in an online post Tuesday . The company said most of the accounts and pages were in Russian and aimed at users in Russia and neighbouring or nearby countries, including Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan. Read More »

Computer Baba Among Five Granted Minister of State Status In Madhya Pradesh

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As per reports, Bhaiyyu operates from a sprawling ashram at Indore and is known for travelling in a white Mercedes SUV. In a odd decision, Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday accorded five "sadhus" the status of minister of state . Congress Rajya Sabha member and AICC general secretary Digvijaya Singh is already holding a circumambulation of the river which also covers as many as 120 Assembly seats of the state. Read More »

NDA MPs to give up 23 days' salary for first time

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Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Ananth Kumar , on Wednesday said that Members of Parliament of the BJP-NDA alliance parties will renounce their salaries and allowance for 23 days as the parliament has not been functioning. Read More »

Syrian state media: last rebel group starts leaving Ghouta

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After Ghouta, nowhere is safe, Nawar told AFP. Eastern Ghouta lies within mortar range of the capital, and last month the deadliest rebel rocket attack on the capital in months killed 44 civilians. The first fighters from the Army of Islam left the town of Douma in the morning hours as part of an evacuation deal that will hand the town to the Syrian government, reported the state SANA news agency. Read More »

Trump plans "strong action" on immigration Wednesday

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President Donald Trump officially signed a memorandum to deploy the National Guard to the southwest border on Wednesday, a move that followed days of him calling for more border security. James Stavridis, now the dean of the The Fletcher School at Tufts University. The Mexican government began handing out transit or humanitarian visas to people in a caravan of Central American migrants, and said the procession of 1,000 or so migrants that drew criticism from President Donald Trump ... Read More »

Final Parkland Shooting Survivor Out Of The Hospital

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His parents, too, feel fortunate that their son survived. The family is set to hold a news conference soon to announce their lawsuit against the school for negligence. A survivor of the Parkland mass shooting, who shielded fellow classmates from a barrage of gunfire, was released from the hospital today nearly two months after the massacre that left 17 dead and others wounded, a family attorney tells ABC News. Read More »

Trump concedes to Russia-Turkey-Iran troika that rules Syria

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They rejected all attempts to create new realities on the ground under the pretext of combating terrorism and expressed their determination to stand against separatist agendas aimed at undermining the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria as well as the national security of neighboring countries. Read More »

Salman, Saif, Sonali,Tabu arrive in Jodhpur to hear judgement in Blackbuck case

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The actor has been acquitted in that case. Salman Khan, who was busy shooting in Abu Dhabi for Ramesh Taurani's Race 3 , has returned to the bay after completing a month-long schedule in the early hours on Wednesday. "All of them were in a Gypsy vehicle that night, with Salman Khan in the driving seat". Salman, 52, had earlier pleaded innocence in the case, claiming before the court that he had been "framed". Read More »

Investigators piece together Woodland family's travel route before deadly California crash

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It has not been determined if the family lived in Colorado County at the time of the adoptions. According to the report, the mothers told investigators that the girl, who had bruises, had recently fallen down the stairs. Information about specific child welfare cases is hard to come by because much of the information is protected under privacy laws as the cases involve minors. Read More »

Trump 'not now a criminal target' in Mueller's Russian Federation probe

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There have been ongoing discussions between Trump's lawyers and Mueller's team about the president sitting for an interview as part of the investigation. "Mueller may believe that he can not now indict Trump no matter how much evidence he has against him", Jens David Ohlin, a professor of law at Cornell, told me. Read More »

NY Senate's fractured Democrats to unify

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Without his support ahead of the special elections, Republicans could maintain control of the senate. After the Manhattan meeting Tuesday, Senate Minority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, leader of the mainline Democrats, tentatively agreed to unify her group with the IDC, which has been led by Sen. Read More »

Caravan migrants in Mexico confused by Trump's angry tweets

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Now, the family faces the prospect of travelling solo; the caravan is scheduled to make its last stops this week at a migrants rights symposium in the central city of Puebla, and end in Mexico City. Even coordinators of the caravan seemed to misunderstand the debate in the USA when Mr. Trump's endorsed a "nuclear option" for pushing funding for his border wall through Congress. Read More »

Oklahoma students support teachers protesting for more school funding

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Educators say this rally is about money for the classroom. The demonstrations were inspired by West Virginia, where teachers walked out for nine days earlier this year and won a 5 percent increase in pay. As protesters rallied, their unified voices carried through the center of the building, booming down every marble hallway in the state capitol. "In Texas we've had years of struggle to try to get the Legislature to make meaningful reform for education financing , and it hasn't worked". Read More »

23:29F-16 Jet Crashes During Training Mission in Nevada

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The pilot's condition was not immediately known, they said. 'The condition of the pilot is unknown at this time. An investigation into the cause of the accident is now underway. Air Force firepower demonstration at the Nevada Test and Training Range September 14, 2007 near Indian Springs, Nevada. On Tuesday, a U.S. Marine Corps helicopter crashed during a training mission in Southern California. Read More »

Texas police release video of controversial arrest

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Curry's lawyers Jasmine Crockett and L. Chris Stewart said in a statement:'We are focusing on getting the victim of this police violence out of custody and ensuring that he receives the necessary medical attention for injuries suffered during the heavy-handed arrest by officers with the Fort Worth Police Department. Read More »

BJP chief Amit Shah to visit Odisha today

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This, he said, was responsible for the lives lost during the agitations, The Indian Express reported. Addressing a public meeting at Bhawanipatna , the district headquarter of Kalahandi district, Shah said his party would not allow any change to the quota policy and the Constitution as written by B R Ambedkar. Read More »

Rear-facing vehicle seats are safe, study shows

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Researchers at Ohio State University say the rear-facing vehicle seats they tested absorbed crash forces while also supporting the child's head, neck and spine. 'It still has lots of different features and mechanisms to absorb that crash energy and protect the child'. 'The rear-facing seat is able to support the child's head, neck and spine and keep those really vulnerable body regions well protected. Read More »

Tense Brazil awaits Supreme Court ruling on Lula prison

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There were also rival demonstrations, in support of Lula, the day before the Supreme Court decides whether he should start his sentence. However, Lula's defense team made a habeas corpus request to the Supreme Court, which will be judged on Wednesday. Read More »

On an Off Day, Giancarlo Stanton Learns the Power of Pinstripes

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As a result, Yankees fans showed their disappointment booing Stanton near the end of the game. Its starters have an ERA of 1.31, a WHIP of 1.16 and a strikeouts-per-nine of 11.8. Josh Reddick homered twice and matched his career high with six RBIs to help carry Houston over visiting Baltimore. Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak has been named the American League player of the week. Read More »

Pensioner arrested for murder after 'burglar stabbed' in latest London death

Police in the Hither Green district of southeast London said a struggle ensued after the homeowner discovered two men, one armed with a screwdriver, inside his home shortly after midnight, The Telegraph reported . 'A struggle had ensued in the kitchen during which one of the males found inside the property sustained a stab wound to the upper body'. "The second suspect in the burglary fled the scene prior to police arrival and remains outstanding". Read More »

Boxer secures first Gold Coast medal … before Commonwealth Games start

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Kovchenko had claimed gold with Wu in the Diving Grand Prix event on the Gold Coast last November and finished fifth in the 10m synchro at the 2017 world titles. Kovchenko and partner Melissa Wu came just outside the medals in fifth at the World Championships in Budapest previous year. Robertson's trainer, Mark Evans, says that his charge will be looking to turn the bronze into gold, and not simply to match the name of the Games' host city. Read More »

J&K: 2 CRPF jawans killed by stone pelters in Anantnag

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The truck was reportedly attacked by the stone pelters. The driver, identified as Roop Singh, lost control of the vehicle and hit a motorcycle on which two CRPF jawans - Riyaz Ahmed Wani and Nissar Ahmed Wani - were riding, said a police official. Read More »