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US stocks open lower on escalating US-China trade dispute


The United States today announced a proposed list of products imported from China that could be subject to additional tariffs of 25 per cent amounting to Dollars 50 billion . Even some technology groups contending directly with Chinese competition expressed misgivings. Investors may have also been comforted when Larry Kudlow, head of President Trump's National Economic Council, said the administration was not angling for a trade war. Read More »

Falling space station's re-entry, landing site viewed as a success


A model of the Tiangong-1 space lab module (L), the Shenzhou-9 manned spacecraft (R) and three Chinese astronauts is displayed during a news conference at Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in Gansu province, China June 15, 2012. Air Force wrote on its website . Scientists could neither alter nor even really track Tiangong-1's descent. But the landing site in the southern Pacific is "kind of where you hope it would land". Read More »

Prince Philip in 'good spirits' after hip surgery


The duke stepped down from his public duties last summer, but on occasion does attend events with the Queen. While Prince Philip has been in a fairly healthy condition throughout his life, he had been reportedly treated for a blocked coronary artery in 2011, and a bladder infection in 2012. Read More »

Duke of Edinburgh admitted to hospital for hip surgery

Prince Philip is getting medical attention after experiencing some trouble with his hip. The 96-year-old, who retired from full-time royal duties last year, did not attend the traditional Easter service at Windsor Castle on Sunday and his absence has been linked to the hip problem. Read More »

United Nations raises $2 billion in Yemen appeal


A European Union naval force that operates in the region confirmed the ship was underway, adding that the crew were safe and unharmed. He said the missile was meant to cause civilian casualties, violating United Nations resolutions and an attempt at disrupting Saudi Arabia's security. Read More »

Active Shooter Reported at YouTube Headquarters


According to witnesses, the female gunman shot her boyfriend and then herself. Michelle Tam, a hostess of Hashes & Brews a restaurant about a block away from the YouTube headquarters, said around 12:45 a bunch of police cars and fire trucks filled the street. Read More »

Scientists can't verify nerve agent source


Asked about his scientists' findings, Mr Aitkenhead told Sky: "We in terms of our role were able to identify it as Novichok, to identify it was a military-grade nerve agent". The British authorities are preparing to grant her a visa so that she can become the first family member to meet Yulia, and also see her uncle Sergei, who remains in a coma. Read More »

Egyptian President's Allies Move to Extend His Time in Office


Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was reelected for a second term in a landslide victory, garnering 97.08 percent of votes, the National Electoral Authority (NEA) announced on Monday. Earlier Monday, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert issued a statement that neither congratulated nor praised el-Sisi, saying the Untied States looked forward to working with him but noting "reports of constraints on freedoms of expression and association in the run-up to the elections". Read More »

Snow expected in New York City on Monday


From Pennsylvania to coastal southern New England, snow accumulation could reach between two to six inches. The big, fat flakes piled up quickly and, despite the temperature hitting 60 degrees the day before, stuck to everything. Monday afternoon the snow will end and start melting as the temperatures rise with partly sunny skies. There are still some variables that need to be worked out with this latest winter storm, along with where the heaviest snow could occur. Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Need 'A Few Years' To Fix

Last week, Cook claimed he would never find himself in Zuckerberg's predicament because Apple had chosen not to monetise its customer's data. Facebook is facing scrutiny over its data collection following allegations that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained data on tens of millions of Facebook users to try to influence elections. Read More »

Syria war: Rebels 'begin leaving last Eastern Ghouta town'


The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights confirmed the news, saying that a deal brokered by regime ally Russian Federation would see fighters with the Jaish al-Islam faction leave Ghouta's main town of Douma for opposition-held territory in northern Syria . Read More »

North Korean Leader Attends K-Pop Concert in Pyongyang


More than 11 acts are in Pyongyang for two shows. Red Velvet, a five-woman pop group that has found vast success in recent years, was one of the big names to headline the show. Kim Yo Jong was featured in media reports worldwide that spotlighted her relaxed demeanor on her tour of South Korea during the Pyeongchang Olympics while Ri, a fashionable former singer, was compared with Chinese President Xi Jinping's wife, renowned diva Peng Liyuan, during Kim's secret visit to Beijing. Read More »

Saudi Arabia says USA key to containing Iranian influence in Syria


AIPAC, the American Jewish Committee, the Anti-Defamation League, the Jewish Federations of North America, B'nai B'rith, and the Presidents Conference were represented, according to the Post. As part of his two-week tour, MBS has already met Bill and Hillary Clinton , Senator Chuck Schumer , UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres , former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger , and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg . Read More »

Fister outduels Keuchel as Rangers beat Astros


ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Justin Verlander and Cole Hamels were both acquired in midseason trades by teams looking for championships. What's different is the Rangers pitching rotation. If these pitchers can battle against such a potent team, it could point to an ability to at least keep this season interesting. Rangers manager Jeff Banister said the message to his team is to get back to the style of baseball the team played when it won back-to-back division titles. Read More »

Two teachers, tutor held in CBSE paper leak case


The exam invigilators Rishabh and Rohit reportedly opened the paper at 9:15 am, while it was supposed to be opened at 9:45 am. This was done since the ambit of the probe has widened and there is a possibility of the papers leak being connected to other parts of the country. Read More »

Nobel laureate thanks govt, army for helping her return


There, y multiplied violence, decapitations and attacks on girls ' schools, such as one that suffered malate, who since age of 11 wrote a blog in Urdu ( national language of Pakistan) on BBC website where, under pseudonym of Gul Makai, described panic under yoke of extremists. Read More »

Academic vows to fight Spanish extradition attempt


Spanish authorities have accused her of rebellion and misuse of public funds, and the Supreme Court of Spain issued a European arrest warrant for her and a number of separatist leaders. "We believe there are legitimate arguments that Clara is being targeted for standing up for her political beliefs", the university said in a statement. Read More »

Driver tries to ram soldiers in France


Troops from the 93rd Mountain Artillery Regiment were out jogging when the alleged attack took place The alleged attack happened close to this base in Varces-Allieres-et-Risset, southern France French soldiers from Varces' 93rd Mountain artillery regiment were allegedly targeted. Read More »

Serial subject Adnan Syed will get a new trial


Syed has spent the past 18 years in prison. In writing the Court of Special Appeals opinion, which was released Thursday at 1 p.m., Chief Judge Patrick L. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh said in a statement his office is "currently reviewing today's decision to determine next steps". Thursday's decision is a result of a 2016 ruling in which a judge vacated Syed's 2000 conviction. Read More »