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World Video of woman's immigration arrest draws criticism
Author: 0 Video of woman's immigration arrest draws criticism

The video of her arrest was made by a teacher of one of the arrestee's daughters. Morales-Luna was walking with her three daughters to pay rent when two plainclothes agents approached her, asked for her name, and proceeded to tug her away, National City council member Alejandra Sotelo-Solis told NBC 7 .

World Trump, Turnbull work on tariff deal
Author: 0 Trump, Turnbull work on tariff deal

The news comes after Trump yesterday used his executive powers to apply tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent to aluminium but said there would be a 15 day window for nations to make an appeal for exemptions. "We are all over it", she said. Mr Ross told Fox Business that Canada and Mexico would be granted temporary exemptions as part of the administration's attempt to secure more favourable conditions under a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement.

World Syria forces poised to slice Ghouta in two
Author: 0 Syria forces poised to slice Ghouta in two

Yet, while doing so, the most effected ones are the civilians who suffer from the year's long siege as well as the blockade of aid deliveries. The most built-up and densely populated areas still under rebel control include the towns of Douma, Harasta, Jisreen, Kfar Batna, Saqba and Hammouriyeh.

World Snow intensifies ahead of evening commute as storm hits US Northeast
Author: 0 Snow intensifies ahead of evening commute as storm hits US Northeast

Montville, New Jersey - about 32 miles (52 kilometers) northwest of Manhattan - got 26.8 inches, the National Weather Service said . "We're just looking at a chance". New Jersey State Police say they responded to 506 motor vehicle crashes and 939 motorist aids since midnight in their patrolled areas. Much of the 2,700-plus flight cancellations involved major airports in the Northeast , such as Newark, John F.

Author: 0 Jeff Flake Aims to Nullify Trump Tariffs

But he held off a decision on Canada and Mexico saying that negotiations are ongoing on NAFTA. Others have said Congress needs to claw back some of the constitutional authority on trade that they have willingly handed over to the executive branch over the years.

World Men's basketball bounced from ACC tourney by Virginia
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In the regular-season finale victory over the Tar Heels, Marvin Bagley III , Gary Trent Jr. and Grayson Allen reached double digits in scoring. UVA crushed Clemson 61-36 back in January in yet another defensive clinic. The usual suspects for FSU basketball hurt themselves in this game. Berry contributed 11 points to go along with Pinson's 25, but the Tar Heels didn't receive much from junior Luke Maye, who shot 1-of-15 from the field.

World Gov. Rick Scott considers controversial school safety bill
Author: 0 Gov. Rick Scott considers controversial school safety bill

Scott wouldn't say whether he would sign SB 7026. It also marks Scott's break with the National Rifle Association. There is shooting at his high school. Board member Janet Yang Rohr said the resolution strives to balance several considerations, such as supporting students and expressing sympathy. "My precious daughter Meadow's life was taken, and there's nothing I can do to change that", he said.

World Yemen war was forced on us: Saudi Arabia By
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This came in a resolution entitled "Developments of situation in Yemen " issued at the end of the 149th regular session of the Arab League Council at the ministerial level on Thursday, under the chairmanship of Saudi Arabia . Amnesty International UK's director, Kate Allen, said: "We hope Justin Welby used the meeting as an opportunity to personally communicate the Church's concerns over the thousands of Yemeni civilians killed and injured in reckless and indiscriminate Saudi-led ...

World Broadcom Vows to Maintain Qualcomm 5G Spending as Government Review Looms
Author: 0 Broadcom Vows to Maintain Qualcomm 5G Spending as Government Review Looms

The company said Wednesday that it expects the move to be completed by May. A US national security panel has ordered Singapore-based chipmaker Broadcom ( AVGO .O) to provide it with five business days' notice before taking any action toward redomiciling to the United States, three people familiar with the matter said on Friday.

World Florida Senate Passes Measure To Arm School Staff, Not Teachers
Author: 0 Florida Senate Passes Measure To Arm School Staff, Not Teachers

In a move meant to head-off critics, including Gov. Rick Scott , who oppose arming school teachers as part of a state school safety plan, the Florida Senate amended its bill to remove classroom teachers from those who would be eligible to carry a concealed weapon on school campuses.

World Kentucky man pleads guilty to attacking US Senator Rand Paul
Author: 0 Kentucky man pleads guilty to attacking US Senator Rand Paul

Rand Paul a year ago at his home in Kentucky pleaded guilty Friday morning in federal court. Rand Paul pleads guilty to the attack that broke the senator's ribs. Paul suffered multiple broken ribs in the attack. Before Friday's hearing, he had spoken to the authorities of annoyance over Paul's landscaping and a large pile of brush on his neighbor's property, and had admitted to law enforcement officers that he ran on to Paul's property and tackled the politician while he was not looking.

World Labour suspends party members over 'anti-Semitic' Facebook group
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A row has broken out on the opening day of the Scottish Labour conference after the party's ruling executive blocked an attempt to hold a vote on backing European Union single market membership. Something odd is happening in Westminster. Earlier asked if the leadership was clamping down on democratic debate, Mr Corbyn insisted: "Absolutely not".

World South Park: The Fractured But Whole gets vampire expansion this month
Author: 0 South Park: The Fractured But Whole gets vampire expansion this month

Bring the Crunch, which includes another new story and superhero class, will be released sometime this year. According to IGN.com , in the game, the "Vamp Kids of South Park " have taken over Casa Bonita. Fun fact for anyone that doesn't know, Casa Bonita is a real restaurant located in Denver, CO. The kids will be heading to the infamous eatery of Casa Bonita, featured many times on the show.

World United Nations rights chief says Philippines' Duterte needs psychiatric evaluation
Author: 0 United Nations rights chief says Philippines' Duterte needs psychiatric evaluation

Human Rights Council must take a strong position against what he termed the outrageous attacks targeting the human rights experts, including the special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings, Agnes Callamard. Human Rights Watch (HRW) Asia Division researcher Carlos Conde slammed the petition as a "virtual government hit list". Zarate said many will see that the petition is only a "harrassement suit" aiming to silence dissent, similar to how the government launched assaults on independent ...

World U.S. tariffs 'a serious attack' on global trade system, says China
Author: 0 U.S. tariffs 'a serious attack' on global trade system, says China

Experts say Beijing may not be ready to deploy that tactic, though, given China's reliance on imports of the oilseed to make animal feed for its vast livestock sector. Then-President Doris Leuthard offered in September to mediate in the U.S. "China must show it won't be bullied", the editorial said. Beijing has an array of high-profile targets for retaliation including suppliers of soybeans, the biggest American export to China.

World How to support women around the world on International Women's Day
Author: 0 How to support women around the world on International Women's Day

One home brand that is promoting women's empowerment is West Elm , which has partnered with "wear-what-you-care-about" clothes and accessories brand Prinkshop to sell "Innovator" totes in its stores and online . He pointed out that more than a billion women around the world lack legal protection against domestic sexual violence. "In today's society, it is important we note that societies flourish well when women are given equal respect and are not taken for granted, they must no ...

World China says USA tariffs 'a serious attack' on global trade system
Author: 0 China says USA tariffs 'a serious attack' on global trade system

China remains committed to non-interference, Wang said, arguing that those in the West who are alarmed by China's growing clout and overseas activity are affected by bias. "The bigger picture is that while China's trade surplus with most of the world has declined during the past year...its surplus with the United States has continued to expand" said Julian Evans-Pritchard, China Economist at Capital Economics in a note.

World Forecasters predicting 12-18 inches of snow
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George. "This is our concern later this evening and overnight", the tweet read, "heavy wet snow resulting in down tree limbs/branches with isolated power outages". Wednesday's snowstorm, dubbed Winter Storm Quinn, brought with it massive bouts of Thundersnow , which when heard from inside a New York City tower can truly cause a workplace commotion.

World Change your clock, and don't forget your alarms
Author: 0 Change your clock, and don't forget your alarms

Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Causey wants to remind all North Carolinians - when you change your clock this weekend, do not forget to change the battery in your smoke alarm . Smoke detectors are getting "more efficient" as well, says Yancey. If the alarm does not sound, replace the battery. "Working smoke alarms can give you the extra seconds needed to get out safely", fire department spokesman Capt.

World Pak court clears way for registration of Saeed's political party
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The court directed the governments not to arrest him and ordered them to submit their replies regarding the petitioner's allegations, Dawn online reported. Both of these outfits have always been accused of spearheading terror attacks in India, the most notable of which was the December 13, 2001 terror strike on the Indian Parliament and the November 26-29, 2008 terror strikes in several locations across Mumbai.

World Donald Trump: I won't let Florida high school shooting happen again
Author: 0 Donald Trump: I won't let Florida high school shooting happen again

As for talk of a White House in upheaval, Sanders pointed out the tax cuts passed late past year: "If they want to call it chaos, fine, but we call it success and productivity and we're going to keep plugging along". Ryan supports the House version of the Cornyn bill that the Republican majority paired with a bill - opposed by Democrats - requiring states to honor any other state's concealed gun carry permits.

World Irish government approves wording of abortion referendum
Author: 0 Irish government approves wording of abortion referendum

The Health Minister compared the current laws to those in Saudi Arabia - and said he hopes there can be a referendum to repeal the 8th amendment in May. He added: "Above all it's about trusting Irish people to consider this matter in depth, with compassion and empathy, as I know they will". Simon Harris will get up in the Dáil at 10.30am to kickstart the debate on the bill that would allow a referendum on the 8th amendment.

World Video of police beating black man surfaces, community reacts
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Asheville's police chief said she will resign if people want her to, in the aftermath of a leaked body-camera video showing one of her former police officers beating a man who was accused of jaywalking . As Rush runs, the officer says, "You know what's amusing is you're going to get f-- up hardcore". Hooper met with Hickman on january 5 with plans to fire him, but Hickman resigned first.

World Three dead, several injured in blast at chemical plant near Mumbai
Author: 0 Three dead, several injured in blast at chemical plant near Mumbai

The fire has spread to other companies adjacent to the company and details about casualty is yet to be ascertained, he added. Some reports suggest that a blast in one of the boiler rooms was the main cause behind the explosion. Local eyewitnesses said that the explosion, "sounding like a huge bomb" took place when many people were preparing to retire for the night. "The fire then spread to adjoining factories €" Aarti Drugs, Prachi Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd, Bharat Vasayan and Unimax.

World BJD's Rajya Sabha poll candidates file nomination
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BJD leader and former chairperson of the state women's commission, Jyoti Panigrahi , who was also an aspirant for an Upper House berth, openly expressed her resentment at being "overlooked". Achyuta Samanta's nomination papers revealed that he owns immovable property of Rs 4.12 lakh and movable property of Rs 1.86 lakh. Before the announcement of the names Achyuta Samanta and the founder of Ama Odisha Party Soumya Ranjan Patnaik joined the BJD here.

World Active shooter, hostages taken at Veterans Home of California-Yountville
Author: 0 Active shooter, hostages taken at Veterans Home of California-Yountville

The Napa Valley Register reported police were converging on the Veterans Home of California in Yountville following reports the man dressed in black with gun who may have taken hostages. Dozens of law enforcement officers from several agencies set up a perimeter around the veterans home. Vintners Golf Club, a popular golf course nearby, has shut down the property in response to this situation.

World Parkland parent urges Gov. Scott to sign school safety bill
Author: 0 Parkland parent urges Gov. Scott to sign school safety bill

Consequences that range from missing a sports practice to dismissal from the National Honor Society were listed by the board. Among many other provisions, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act raises the age to buy a rifle from 18 to 21 and extends the three-day waiting period to include long guns.

World Sonia Gandhi tears into Modi govt, says nation led by 'regressive vision'
Author: 0 Sonia Gandhi tears into Modi govt, says nation led by 'regressive vision'

It involves rewriting history, falsifying facts, slandering nation-builders and fanning prejudice and bigotry. "We are not going to let BJP/NDA win", Gandhi said. "Our judiciary is in turmoil". She also said that she was optimistic that her party would bounce back in 2019. "We might as well shut down and go home", said Congress leader Sonia Gandhi at the India Today conclave on Friday.

World Macabre bag containing 54 severed human hands found in Russian Federation
Author: 0 Macabre bag containing 54 severed human hands found in Russian Federation

Perhaps unsurprisingly, given the freaky nature of the find, some people have already taken to social media to claim there is some sort of cover up happening. The other hands are being checked. For now it is unclear when the hands were severed, and when and why they were dumped on a river island. One fear is that the corpses were illegally used for stealing body parts and the hands were cut to prevent bodies being identified afterwards.

World Trump demands $100bn from China in trade war
Author: 0 Trump demands $100bn from China in trade war

Pressed repeatedly about Trump's decision to link the tariff exemption to progress at the talks on NAFTA , which are going slowly amid US demands for major changes, Freeland said Canada considered the two tracks to be totally separate.

World EPL: Conte speaks on leaving Chelsea for PSG
Author: 0 EPL: Conte speaks on leaving Chelsea for PSG

PSG are desperate to make a real impact at Europe's top table and being knocked out at the last 16 stage two years in a row will spell the for Emery. PSG lost 3-1 away at Madrid and 2-1 at the Parc des Princes, completing a 5-2 aggregate defeat that means that they are now only fighting for Ligue 1 , the Coupe de la Ligue and the Coupe de France.

World Gauri Lankesh murder: Accused sent to SIT custody for 5 days
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Kumar was taken into custody by the SIT on March 2 for questioning after he was booked by the Crime Branch on February 19 under the Arms Act for illegal possession of 15 bullets of a revolver. Naveen was produced before the 3rd ACMM court and the SIT submitted details of the investigation in a sealed cover to the judge. Accused Naveen Kumar had objected to undergoing this test when he was in the custody of the SIT.

World Sharma shoots course record to keep Grillo in his sights
Author: 0 Sharma shoots course record to keep Grillo in his sights

He ended tied ninth at the PGA Tour event in Mexico after leading going into the final round, when he was overtaken by American great Phil Mickelson. The Argentinian is playing on an invite this week and his card showed five birdies and just a solitary bogey.

World North Korea talks gamble hands USA diplomatic challenge
Author: 0 North Korea talks gamble hands USA diplomatic challenge

Pence emphasized that "the North Koreans are coming to the table despite the United States making zero concessions", as past US presidents have done to appease the Kim regime. Tightening sanctions and loose talk in Washington of a bloody-nose strike on his nuclear facilities may indeed have persuaded Mr Kim him that this was a good moment to strike up a dialogue.

World Mary McAleese calls Catholic Church 'an empire of misogyny'
Author: 0 Mary McAleese calls Catholic Church 'an empire of misogyny'

The conference was due to take place in the Holy See, but organisers moved the location so the barred speakers could take part. They are the primary handers on of the faith to their children. The Church teaches that women can not be ordained priests because Jesus chose only men as his apostles. "So it seems to me that those who argue that women can never be priests have got now to be put to the pin of their collar - clerical collar, obviously - to explain then the radical, innovative ideas ...

World 313000 jobs added in February in strong jobs reports
Author: 0 313000 jobs added in February in strong jobs reports

Over the next year, "we should expect longer-term wage growth with the unemployment rate as low as it is", said Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at BankRate.com, a financial services firm in NY. Job gains for December and January were both revised higher. Thanks to the fiscal stimulus from tax reform, this seasonality is unlikely to recur in 2018.

World Texas Tech holds off Texas in Big 12 quarterfinal
Author: 0 Texas Tech holds off Texas in Big 12 quarterfinal

It was Tech's first win in the tournament since 2013. Tech's starting lineup consisted of senior guards Keenan Evans and Justin Gray, freshman guards Zhaire Smith and Jarrett Culver, with junior center Norense Odiase rounding out the starting lineup for the Red Raiders .

World Zidane has the answers, Madrid advances in Champions League
Author: 0 Zidane has the answers, Madrid advances in Champions League

Spanish outlet Marca are now reporting that UEFA are keen to have a closer look at where the spending money is coming from. They return as the competition's top scorers this season with 28 goals and will be feared by the other qualifiers."This year, we belong there", Klopp said, "it should not be a surprise".

World 'Underdog' Manny Pacquiao announces fight with Lucas Matthysse in June
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In an interview with ABS-CBN, Pacquiao said he is exploring his options for his next fight and that his next fight will take place in Malaysia either in May or June, depending on his schedule. Pacquiao is a national hero in the Philippines but there have been growing questions about whether the ageing boxer can still command the mammoth paydays that his fights used to earn.

World Chief US lawmaker encouraged steel tariff indemnity for NAFTA allies
Author: 0 Chief US lawmaker encouraged steel tariff indemnity for NAFTA allies

Freeland's comment came a day after US President Donald Trump had said that Canada will be exempted from the imposition of the trade tariffs (on steel and aluminium imports) only if a new NAFTA is signed. Last night, Trudeau spoke with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and also discussed the steel and aluminum tariff issue. He said the Mexican government was now analyzing which U.S.

World Iran Urges UK to End Support for Saudi War on Yemen
Author: 0 Iran Urges UK to End Support for Saudi War on Yemen

However, civil and human rights campaigners are furious. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been in the British capital for three days on a mission to build broader trade and investment ties, meeting Queen Elizabeth, Prime Minister Theresa May and executives.

World 7-month-old still missing; Father taken into custody
Author: 0 7-month-old still missing; Father taken into custody

By evening, police had located Minjarez at a residence in Oklahoma, where they also discovered Jody's body, said a press release . Thursday, FOX23 learned Victor Minjarez faces charges of murder and unlawful disposal of human remains. The mother reportedly filed a protective order on February 23 to have the child returned to her, and police issued an endangered child alert then upgraded it to an Amber Alert.

World Kenyans react to Raila, Uhuru meeting
Author: 0 Kenyans react to Raila, Uhuru meeting

Narc-Kenya party leader Martha Karua has responded to news that National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta held talks at his Harambee House office. Miguna who presided over the swearing of Raila Odinga at Uhuru Park in Nairobi on January 30, was later deported to Canada. "We refuse to allow our diversity to kill our nation", he said.