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Canada urged to walk away from NAFTA talks over USA steel tariffs

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The president of the European Commission pledged the bloc would retaliate with tariffs on American products like Harley-Davidson motorcycles, bourbon and bluejeans. The bill will be signed next week and if it is confirmed that the increased tariff is applicable to finished products, Apple would increase its pricing by at least 0.2 percent or higher to cope up with manufacturing costs. Read More »

Thome, Michigan women beat Penn St. in Big Ten Tournament

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So few other results are in at this point from upcoming league tournaments that could steal bids. "That's the outside noise, really". Lehigh entered the tournament with an eight-game winning streak and hadn't lost since January 27 when Navy beat the Mountain Hawks 77-75. Read More »

Putin on United States election meddling: Show us the evidence

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The Pentagon said it is not surprised by Putin's statement and is fully prepared to defend the country. It's riskier than most other types of nuclear reactors. She added that the US focus in addressing Russia's nuclear modernization was strengthening America's own nuclear forces to serve as a deterrent. Putin unveiled the new arsenal Thursday in a state of the nation address , and showed a series of video montages of missiles crossing mountains and oceans, heading over the Atlantic ... Read More »

Trump hails 'great' meeting with NRA lobbyist

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Cornyn repeated that point Wednesday, telling Trump and other legislators gathered around the table that Congress should act to address what it can now. Democratic lawmakers appealed to the president to use his political power to persuade his party to take action. In a speech Thursday on the Senate floor, Rubio took a far narrower approach by calling for new federal grants to harden schools, crisis teams of teachers to better identify campus threats, new resources to crack down on straw gun ... Read More »

Won't accept divergence with N. Ireland, says May

FoodDrinkEurope wants to "maintain the status quo for as long as necessary, allowing existing trade and customs arrangements to continue largely unchanged until a new [comprehensive] trade agreement enters into force", a spokesperson said. "We will not be buffeted by the demands to talk tough or threaten a walk-out", she said. "However, we can not accept any form of discrimination between European Union citizens who arrive before or after the start of any transition". Read More »

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pauses his address at BJP HQ for Azaan

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BJP led by Shri Narendra Modi has won in Tripura , by uprooting the Left, and securing nearly an absolute majority there. The extraordinary performance of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tripura overshadowed the predictably tight races between regional parties in Nagaland and Meghalaya where the BJP was also a player. Read More »

Tripura Election Results 2018: Will BJP oust the longest ruling Left government?

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BJP is leading in Tripura.BJP workers are celebrating in Agartala as trends show the party leading in Tripura Election 2018. If the Left is defeated in Tripura, this will be the second state it will lose as its stronghold after losing power in West Bengal after 34 years of uninterrupted rule having been defeated by Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress in 2011. Read More »

Extreme Winds Blowing into the High Country Thursday Night and Friday Morning

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Hoffmann also said high-profile vehicles such as large trucks or vans should use extreme caution when traveling Friday , especially on overpasses where there may be risky crosswinds. Check the Fiddlehead Focus for weather updates with more current information. "We are continuing to see a number of serious accidents on bridges and roadways, and power outages throughout the state", Hogan said. Read More »

Republican governor asks Trump to reconsider tariffs

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Global stock markets fell sharply Friday over worries of a possible trade war following Trump's announcement. Mr. Trump seemed to confirm that fear on Friday morning when he tweeted that " trade wars are good, and easy to win" - an argument that contradicts virtually everything we have learned about how such scenarios play out. Read More »

Ex-CIA director: Trump has 'autocratic envy' toward Putin

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The US is working on a new missile defense policy to counter threats from Russian Federation and China - as opposed to focusing nearly exclusively on rogue regimes like North Korea and Iran, according to a report . Putin's address comes ahead of the country's March 18 presidential election, and experts said that it was probably aimed more at a domestic audience than meant to be an global provocation. Read More »

West Virginia teachers back to work after reaching deal with governor

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Teachers will return to work on Thursday after four days on strike. Carmichael said teachers are already in line for an average 2 percent raise next year after a bill the governor signed into law. Senate President Mitch Carmichael expressed skepticism about the governor's suddenly higher projected tax revenues that would pay for the pay boosts but said that chamber would review it. Read More »

B1G Ten Tournament Preview: Buckeyes, Wolverines Set For Title Game Rubber Match?

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Iowa struck first in overtime and Muhammad-Ali Abdur-Rahkman fouled out with 2:34 left in overtime, which led to Luka Garza splitting two free throws to give Iowa a 70-69 lead. It helped the Hoosiers amass a 16-point lead at 24-8 with 8:09 remaining in the first half. WISCONSIN 59, MARYLAND 54: In New York , Brevin Pritzl broke a tie with a foul-line jumper with 28 seconds left and Khalil Iverson secured the win with a steal in the waning seconds, leading the Badgers to the ... Read More »

Another Court Injunction Sought To Protect DACA Recipients

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Then, on February 13, a judge in the Eastern District of NY issued a similar ruling in the Batalla Vidal case. Lawyers for Trump had hoped the Supreme Court would hear the case as an emergency but on Monday the high court declined. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, a New Mexico Democrat who is chairwoman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, said the decision shouldn't reduce pressure on Congress to find a long-term solution for Dreamers . Read More »

Michigan State vs. Wisconsin

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Huerter missed the first of two free throws with the Terps trailing 55-53 with 9.2 seconds to play. Terrapins coach Mark Turgeon screamed at his confused team as they tried to inbound the ball. "I'm just proud of that effort", Tsipis said. De'Andre Hunter's 3-pointer as time expired gave No. 1 Virginia a 67-66 victory over Louisville on Thursday night in a wild finish that made the Cavaliers the first Atlantic Coast Conference team to go 9-0 on the road in league play. Read More »

Lawmakers Speak on Arming Teachers in Schools

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President Trump with the support of the NRA has proposed arming our teachers to prevent more school massacres such as the one in Parkland , Florida. As a volunteer in public schools, I often see teachers sit close to students, give them a friendly hug and otherwise circulate among them. It's important to note that armed teacher policies aren't new, or even hypothetical. Read More »

In Rare Public Dissent, Prominent Figures Oppose Xi Term Limit Proposal

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The abolition of the two five-year term limit on China's president has been incorporated in a proposed constitutional amendment draft. Xi Jinping's decision to cast aside China's presidential term limits is stoking concern he also intends to shun global rules on trade and finance, even as he champions them on the world stage. Read More »

TV stars celebrating colour festival Holi

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The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and fix broken relationships, and is also celebrated as a thanksgiving for a good harvest. Read More »

Animals play vital role in healing for Stoneman Douglas students

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On Valentine's Day, former student Nikolas Cruz entered the school and opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle, killing 14 students and three staff members. Thank you for your continued support and as always, please do not hesitate to call me with questions or concerns at 859-381-3423. "It's heartbreaking to know that sadly 17 people aren't going to get the chance to do that". Read More »

'We encourage students to engage:' IU won't punish potential students for protesting

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The students staged the protest last Friday by walking out of class in the wake of the February 14 Stoneman Douglas High School shooting , which left left 17 teachers and students dead in Parkland , Florida . "UCLA supports students who use their right to peacefully demonstrate and have their voices heard". SU announced via Twitter on Sunday that the university will not jeopardize admissions for applicants who participated in or faced disciplinary action for participating in ... Read More »

Sridevi Kapoor: 'Case closed' in Bollywood star's death

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Her most recent film was last year's Mom . In 2013, the Indian government awarded her the Padma Shri - the country's fourth-highest civilian honour. The Hindu newspaper writes , "In her chase of stardom across five different film industries and over as many decades, acting never took a backseat". Read More »

Russia tests new nuclear weapons

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Similarly, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said, "President Putin has confirmed what the United States government has known all along, which Russian Federation has denied". Afterwards, Putin proceeded to the hypersonic air-missile complex "Kinzhal" ("Dagger"). One of them is already on combat duty. "Its testing has been successfully completed". Read More »

Massachusetts town asks for voluntary evacuations ahead of major storm

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A Coastal Flood Watch is in effect for the Outer Banks Dare county from Friday night through Sunday morning. Astronomical high tides , combined with a strong on-shore wind , will cause coastal flooding on Friday . I want to begin by saying this is not a catastrophic storm, but there will be issues. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 miles per hour, or gusts of 58 miles per hour or more can lead to property damage. Read More »

Highlights of the South Korea 2018 closing ceremony

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Norway won medals in alpine skiing, biathlon, curling, freestyle skiing, ski jumping and speed skating and almost placed in every category of cross-country skiing. With gold medals in in the two-man bobsleigh and ladies' halfpipe courtesy of Cassie Sharpe, Canada looks to have a decent chance of maintaining its third place in the medal table for a good while longer. Read More »