U.S. ready for trade war with China warns Trump Treasury chief

Mr Trump's proposal intensified what was already shaping up to be the biggest trade battle since the Second World War. President Donald Trump opened up the rift between America and China again yesterday when he proposed slapping an additional 100... More..

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Netanyahu completes about-face on migrants, says UNHCR deal is cancelled
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Netanyahu completes about-face on migrants, says UNHCR deal is cancelled

Some 16,000 migrants had been led to believe that the office of Benjamin Netanyahu had ended its vehement opposition to providing safe haven in Israel and in western countries. In the early and mid-2000s, asylu...More..

China vows 'counterattack' on Trump tariffs
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

China vows 'counterattack' on Trump tariffs

Analysts added this would cut global economic growth to two-and-a-half percent 2019 from three percent. Trump's surprise directive Thursday came a day after Beijing announced plans to tax $50 billion in A...More..

Man arrested after pursuit, crash in stolen Camaro
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Man arrested after pursuit, crash in stolen Camaro

No one answered when one of the officers knocked on the door, but they could "still hear yelling". Officers saw the auto again at SW Baseline Street and SW 17th Avenue. According to police, the two officers...More..

Rusty's Forecast - Enjoyable Thursday, Snow Friday
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Rusty's Forecast - Enjoyable Thursday, Snow Friday

Northeastern Taiwan will experience thunderstorms along with the temperature drop. Northern portions of the peninsula will likely see more snow than areas south, but accumulations look light in most locations...More..

Poisoned ex-Russian spy no longer in critical condition, UK hospital says
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Poisoned ex-Russian spy no longer in critical condition, UK hospital says

Earlier Thursday, Yulia said in a statement released by British police that her health has improved. Yulia and Sergei Skripal were found slumped on a bench at an outdoor shopping precinct. "We are talki...More..

Hamilton handed five-place grid penalty for gearbox change
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Hamilton handed five-place grid penalty for gearbox change

Now limited to a highest possible grid position of sixth, Hamilton - who was "very lucky to finish in Melbourne" - admits he is in for a challenging race after seeing Ferrari set the pace by over half a secon...More..

Michelle Obama: My husband was 'the good parent' compared to Trump
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Michelle Obama: My husband was 'the good parent' compared to Trump

Obama explained that she just doesn't have the passion for politics quite like her husband, former President Barack Obama . ".She wasn't flawless, but she was way more ideal than numerous alternatives", Obam...More..

BJP foundation day: Shah, Modi to address party cadre
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

BJP foundation day: Shah, Modi to address party cadre

Barely an hour after his comparison of Opposition parties with animals. Though their ideologies are vastly different, the rivals are coming together. "The BJP is the party of a 'New India.' We are privileged ...More..

Madison bank robber sentenced to 10 years in federal prison
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Madison bank robber sentenced to 10 years in federal prison

Beach Street on February 26, police say. No weapon was displayed nor implied, and there were no injuries as a result of the incident. Morris did not hide his face at the scene and witnesses, photos, fingerpri...More..

Hillary Clinton Again Proclaims Russia, FBI to Blame for Failed Presidential Bid
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Hillary Clinton Again Proclaims Russia, FBI to Blame for Failed Presidential Bid

I've never met him. "I think the analyses that have been done by a lot of independent folks like Nate Silver have basically said what I believe to be the case: That but for the letter he wrote on October 28...More..

Dow Tumbles 700 Points on Trump's Tariff Threat, Weak Jobs Report
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Dow Tumbles 700 Points on Trump's Tariff Threat, Weak Jobs Report

The Dow ended 572 points lower, closing at 23,932 for a 2.3 percent decline. Boeing , among the hardest-hit stocks on Wednesday after China retaliated with $50 billion in tariffs on U.S. After a big early lo...More..

New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals, 4-7-2018 - Prediction & Preview
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals, 4-7-2018 - Prediction & Preview

However, Conforto's shoulder healed much faster than expected. The Nationals have struggled in the playoffs, and the 2018 offseason could be interesting with Harper set to become a free agent, but Washingt...More..

Man accused of detonating explosive devices inside Southern California Sam's Club store
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Man accused of detonating explosive devices inside Southern California Sam's Club store

The explosions ignited store products in close proximity, but Sam's Club employees acted quickly and used fire extinguishers to put out the flames, according to the statement. Police are now investigating an ap...More..

'A point of crisis': Trump orders troops deployed to border
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

'A point of crisis': Trump orders troops deployed to border

It's not clear what President Trump had in mind when he said he wanted to dispatch the military to help secure the border with Mexico. Nielsen spoke at a White House news briefing a day after Trump sh...More..

New Trailer Lands For HBO's 'Fahrenheit 451' Redo With Michael B. Jordan
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

New Trailer Lands For HBO's 'Fahrenheit 451' Redo With Michael B. Jordan

HBO must be feeling thrilled about having cast Jordan as "fireman" protagonist Guy Montag. "I want to know why we burn", declares Montag, to which Beatty responds, "We were not born equal". "We burned nearly...More..

Trump not to attend White House Correspondents dinner
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Trump not to attend White House Correspondents dinner

President Trump , who remains very much at war with most of the media , is skipping the second White House Correspondents Dinner of his presidency. The dinners have historically featured a speeches from the ...More..

Another wintry wallop to start the weekend
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Another wintry wallop to start the weekend

Despite a handsome Friday that saw high temperatures reach almost 60 degrees across much of the High Country, the next few days will be quite the opposite. "Even though it's pretty bleak out right now, hang i...More..

Trump working with governors to send troops to guard border
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Trump working with governors to send troops to guard border

The president has struggled to obtain funding for his proposed border wall, a major campaign promise for which Trump initially claimed Mexico would pay. Coulter and like-minded conservatives have also focused...More..

Trump signs order to deploy troops to US-Mexico border
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Trump signs order to deploy troops to US-Mexico border

In 2006, 120 troops from the Maryland Guard were deployed to Arizona for 60 days under a Bush Administration effort to put 6,000 guardsmen on the border . "The residents feel like in a lot of cases, they...More..

Halifax man's murder trial in death of yoga teacher
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Halifax man's murder trial in death of yoga teacher

He said she was in good spirits and excited. "Kristin said something to the effect of 'What are you doing here?'" said Abramowicz. Abramowicz says Johnston seemed "very happy, very bubbly". Stuckert said th...More..

DHS Sec: Trump To Deploy National Guard To Border 'Immediately'
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

DHS Sec: Trump To Deploy National Guard To Border 'Immediately'

The announcement came hours after Trump pledged "strong action today" on immigration and a day after he said he announced he wanted to use the military to secure the southern border until his long-promised, sta...More..

Salman Khan to spend Friday night in prison, details
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Salman Khan to spend Friday night in prison, details

This means Salman Khan will have to spend another day in jail. Other accused - Saif Ali Khan , Sonali Bendre , Tabu and Neelam Kothari were acquitted in the case due to lack of evidence . "The message ...More..

World shares sink as United States and China trade threats on tariffs
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

World shares sink as United States and China trade threats on tariffs

We know a possible trade war between the United States and China would rattle certain American businesses and force consumers to pay more for products such as electronics . Trump ordered his agriculture se...More..

With a controversial agenda, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt must live above suspcion
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

With a controversial agenda, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt must live above suspcion

With recent reports of brazen spending, GOP lawmakers have asked Pruitt to resign as EPA administrator amid a series of sandals over an apartment he rented from a lobbyist and big raises he gave to two aides ...More..

National Library Week @ YOUR Rowan County Public Library
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

National Library Week @ YOUR Rowan County Public Library

This means that between Monday and Saturday, library patrons may return overdue items and not pay a fine. As part of the weeklong celebration, Tuesday, April 10, is designated as National Library Workers Day...More..

Former Brazil President Lula Considers Resisting Arrest
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Former Brazil President Lula Considers Resisting Arrest

The same union was the launchpad for Lula's political career almost four decades ago, when he led nationwide strikes that helped to end Brazil's 1964-85 military government. "We consider this to be a political ...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation shuts down sex classifieds giant Backpage
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Federal Bureau of Investigation shuts down sex classifieds giant Backpage

Supporters hailed the passage of the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA) as a major victory, but the measure is not without its critics: some say it would undermine a basic underpinning of the internet, w...More..

Canada, BC in joint investigations of Facebook, AggregateIQ
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Canada, BC in joint investigations of Facebook, AggregateIQ

The 33-year-old CEO's messages had been unsent - a feature not available to most people on the social network, aside from some Facebook executives . Facebook also acknowledged this week that almost all ...More..

Trump Threatens China With $100B in New Tariffs, Stock Market Tumbles
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Trump Threatens China With $100B in New Tariffs, Stock Market Tumbles

After the USA unveiled the tariffs on Chinese imports on Tuesday, Beijing responded shortly after with $ 50 billion worth of tariffs on us goods. "On Sino-US trade, China has made its position very clear"....More..

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson gets honest about his depression
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson gets honest about his depression

Actor Dwayne Johnson attends "The Fate Of The Furious " New York Premiere at Radio City Music Hall on April 8, 2017, in New York City. In an interview a year ago with GQ, he said there was a "real possibil...More..

Stock futures fall after Trump proposes more tariffs on China
by | Saturday, April 07, 2018

Stock futures fall after Trump proposes more tariffs on China

S&P 500 e-minis fell 34.5 points, or 1.32 percent and Nasdaq 100 e-minis declined 103.5 points, or 1.6 percent. Still, Pride said all of the proposed tariffs add up to a pretty small fraction of trade betwee...More..

by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Google employees resent to the company assisting in Pentagon AI project

Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL) is under pressure from its own employees to stop providing the U.S. Department of Defense with artificial-intelligence tools in a project involving drone technology. Never jeo...More..

Kremlin to Look For Alternative to Telegram If App Blocked in Russian Federation
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Kremlin to Look For Alternative to Telegram If App Blocked in Russian Federation

Pavel Chikov, Telegram's lawyer, told ZDNet that a decision by the court could take months. The reasoning was that terrorists had used the apps to plan an attack, and the FSB needed access to it in the name o...More..

Mamata murdering democracy in West Bengal - BJP
by | Friday, April 06, 2018

Mamata murdering democracy in West Bengal - BJP

He said that without approaching the State Election Commission and the High Court, the BJP has parachuted to the Supreme Court and this was only for the media splash. The BJP moved the Supreme Court directly be...More..