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World News Everything you need to know about Trump's 1st California visit
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Original Post at 9:17 am: Sacramento, CA - Ahead of President Donald Trump's first visit to California since his election, Governor Jerry Brown is inviting him to visit communities like Madera and Fresno. Brown insists California is making America great because it's "focusing on bridges, not walls". "You have lamented that "we don't have one fast train" in our country".

World News Thailand girds itself for Trump trade war
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Australia has a trade and investment deficit with the United States, which is understood to have played a considerable role in alleviating Mr Trump's sense of grievance. At a campaign rally Saturday, Trump threatened to "tax" German cars if the European Union does not lower its barriers to United States goods. The tariffs are being applied on the grounds of national security, which the president said was a "very important aspect" of the NAFTA accord that came into force in 1994.

World News Trump's economic adviser quits over tariffs
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The other is Lawrence Kudlow, an economic analyst at CNBC who has criticized those same tariffs. Administration officials said Peter Navarro , director of the White House National Trade Council, and conservative commentator Larry Kudlow were the "top two candidates" for the job.

World News Putin 'couldn't care less' if Russian citizens meddled in United States election
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There were 110 passengers onboard, while over 40,000 people had gathered at the stadium to watch the opening ceremony, the reporter said. The film comes ahead of an election he is expected to win on 18 March. In the Russian language, there are different words for citizens of Russia (Rossiyane) and ethnic Russians (Russkiye), though the latter - which was used by Putin in the interview, according to the Kremlin transcript - sometimes has a broader connotation.

World News Netanyahu warns Israel could face snap elections
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The coalition had been at loggerheads since ultra-Orthodox parties said they would not support next year's budget unless a law was passed to exempt religious students from military service. "In one word: freedom", Netanyahu answered. It comes as Netanyahu's former aide, Nir Hefetz, earlier this week agreed to become a state witness in one of the investigations.

World News Returning Novak Djokovic crashes out of Indian Wells Masters
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JAPANESE qualifier Taro Daniel sent five-time tournament champion Novak Djokovic tumbling out of the Indian Wells Masters with a hard-fought 7-6 (7-3) 4-6 6-1 victory on Monday (AEST). "Unfortunately I have to pull out", Nishikori said. "And even though you don't have pain, you're still thinking about it, because it's been something that I have been feeling and dragging for over two years".

World News Aussies hope to beat Indian eves in ODI series
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Having hoisted Australia to 60 without loss in nine overs, Healy picked out Veda Krishnamurthy at point to hand Pandey her 50th ODI wicket. A lacklustre batting performance from India saw them being bowled out for just 200, which Australia made light work of and completed the chase in 32.1 overs.

World News Trump Says He Needs Rick Saccone Ahead of Pennsylvania Special Election
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But the Democrats have generally gone along with the pretense of action, praising Trump's declaration of a 90-day "national emergency" even though it was backed by little new funding. This is not the first time Trump has made an appearance at Atlantic Aviation. "And if Lamb is able to win this race, it's partly gonna be because labor unions organized and turned their members out who voted overwhelmingly for him".

World News House Republicans reach opposite conclusion from intelligence community
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The Intelligence Committee did find, however, that Russian Federation took active measures to meddle in the 2016 election, and that the majority expects it to undertake similar measures again. Several witnesses including Bannon and White House Communications Director Hope Hicks curtailed their testimony and refused to answer questions about their time in Trump's White House.

World News Virginia Defeats North Carolina for ACC Championship
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The Retrievers, the winners of the American East Conference, will play top-seeded Virginia on Friday in Charlotte. The Cavaliers (31-2) likely will land the No. Most notably, Guy hit two big jumpers in the middle of the second half: One stopped a 7-0 UNC run to give UVA a 50-46 lead, and the other pivotal basket occurred with 7:47 remaining.

World News Mkhitaryan scores as Arsenal thrash Watford 3-0
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Despite returning to winning ways at AC Milan on Thursday night, Arsene Wenger's side were without a Premier League victory since February 3 as they welcomed the Hornets to the Emirates Stadium with pressure mounting on the Frenchman. "It was a bit frustrating but we have eight games and we have to make sure we win a lot of them". In addition, he thanked Aubameyang for providing the assist for his goal and said they need to continue working in the same spirit and scoring more goals.

World News More than 1000 need medical evacuation from Syria's Ghouta
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Last year, the U.S. responded to reports that the Syrian regime had used sarin gas against the city of Khan Sheikhoun by attacking the regime's Shayrat Air Base. Recapturing the enclave would mark one of the most significant victories for President Bashar Assad in the seven-year civil war. At least 70 people had been buried in a town park because air strikes made it unsafe to reach the cemetery on the outskirts, it said.

World News MIT study finds fake news travels faster
Author: 0 MIT study finds fake news travels faster

The study also found that automated "bots" were not a major factor in the spread of false news stories. "False news is more novel, and people are more likely to share novel information", one of the study's co-authors, Professor Sinan Aral, quantified.

World News NC unemployment rate stuck again in January at 4.5 percent
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The Indiana Department of Workforce Development said Monday that the state's unemployment rate decreased one-tenth of a percentage point from the December rate. In Broward County, construction jobs grew 6.9 percent over the year, which was faster than statewide growth, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

World News Iranian Foreign Minister in Pakistan for talks
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The visit likely aims to reduce tensions between the two neighbors. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) and Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi meet in Islamabad on March 12, 2018. Iran's envoy to Pakistan Mehdi Honardoost last month said that establishment of bilateral banking ties was being delayed because of Islamabad's "conservativeness", while Islamabad-Pakistan gas pipeline project remains frozen.

World News 2nd Package Explosion This Month Kills Teen in Austin
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Austin police responded late Monday morning to a report of a second home explosion as authorities continued to investigate an early-morning blast that killed a teen and seriously injured a woman. They are also not ruling out the possibility of the explosions being hate crimes due to the fact that both victims were African-American. In both cases, the packages apparently were delivered overnight and found in the morning, Manley said.

World News Stormy Daniels offers to return $130000 'hush agreement' payment
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In the latest, there are claims that he attempted to keep adult film star, Stormy Daniels, quiet after they had a romance in 2006. According to Daniels' attorney, her story includes "text messages, photos and/or videos". Avenatti told CNN's "New Day" last week that Clifford would "absolutely" pay back the $130,000 if she was allowed to speak about the alleged affair.

World News Sushma slams new BJP member Naresh Agrawal's comments on Jaya Bachchan
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In a major setback to the Samajwadi Party (SP), its senior leader Naresh Agrawal on Monday joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He made the controversial remark in that context. "I have not joined the Bharatiya Janata Party for any Rajya Sabha ticket , nor have I set any condition". If reports were to be believed, Agarwal was unhappy with the party president and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav for giving the ticket to actor-turned-politician Jaya Bachchan in ...

World News Taliban take district centre in western Afghan province
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The CEO also said in order to achieve peace, political tension in the country needs to be resolved. The announcement came days after local officials said the Taliban had inflicted heavy losses on Afghan special forces in another district of Farah, a poor and isolated region where the government has long struggled to impose control.

Author: 0 Two deadly March home explosions could be related, police say

Austin-Travis County Emergency Medical Services took a woman in her 40s to Dell Seton Medical Center, and she is expected to be okay, Austin police confirmed at a press conference. The chief also said that investigators are not ruling out the possibility of the explosions being a hate crime because the victims in the cases are African-American.

World News Woman gets 21 years for drugging children so she could go tanning
Author: 0 Woman gets 21 years for drugging children so she could go tanning

Authorities said she forced the children to take medicine to induce sleep before heading to the tanning salon or to the gym. Police in Bend, Oregon, were tipped off by the woman's ex-boyfriend and a former roommate when Neatherlin was seen leaving home when she should have been at the daycare.

World News NC man charged in 1986 murder of 15-year-old girl
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Massachusetts State Police arrested 61-year-old Michael Hand in North Carolina for the October 1986 murder of 15-year-old Tracy Gilpin. 'For the past three decades, we have remained hopeful that Tracy's murderer would be identified, ' the statement read.

World News Rex Tillerson cuts short Africa trip to return to Washington
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson cuts short Africa trip to return to Washington

It was his first diplomatic visit to the continent where many are still smarting from U.S. President Donald Trump's reported dismissal of states there as "shithole" countries in January. Some of the events planned for Saturday in the capital of Nairobi will go on without Tillerson, but others will be rescheduled for later in the trip.

World News S.Korea asks USA for steel tariffs exclusion
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President Donald Trump said he would meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by May to discuss the North's nuclear programme. "I feel they're approaching this matter with caution and they need time to organize their stance". A location has not been decided for the North Korea-US summit, while Kim and Moon will meet at the truce village of Panmunjom straddling the border of the two Koreas.

World News Myanmar erects security posts on burned Rohingya land
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Food, shelter and healthcare remain pressing needs for the Rohingya, who have fled a Myanmar army crackdown in Rakhine state en masse over the past six months. Amnesty said Myanmar's "reshaping" of the region where the Rohingya lived appeared to be created to accommodate more security forces and non-Rohingya villagers, and could deter refugees from agreeing to return.

World News Education Secretary DeVos gives cringeworthy interview to '60 Minutes'
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The NRA has long argued for more armed security in United States schools, a plan Trump has advocated. I don't know. But I'm committed to a process that's fair for everyone involved. Lesley Stahl: Have you seen the really bad schools? DeVos, who is expected to be appointed as the head of a new commission on school safety today , sought to avoid confronting student demands for tighter gun control after the recent school shooting in Parkland , Fla.

World News India is world's largest arms importer
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It said Tokyo turned to the USA for several types of advanced weapons between 2013 and 2017, including the first batches of a total of 42 combat aircraft. The SIPRI report notes that while European Union member-states and the U.S. have imposed arms embargoes due to the use of force against the Rohingyas, China is the main weapons supplier.

Author: 0 AJ Styles keeps dream match intact at WWE Fastlane

The main selling point to this match was Orton going after the only title he has never held in the WWE, but Booker ruined that story during the pre-show when he said a man with Orton's accomplishments does not really care about winning the U.S Title.

World News Japan finance minister Aso's leadership needed for probe into land sale: Suga
Author: 0 Japan finance minister Aso's leadership needed for probe into land sale: Suga

Fourteen of the original documents were rewritten by the ministry after the scandal came to light early past year, Kyodo reported citing an anonymous insider in Abe's Liberal Democratic Party. The backing of Aso, 77, who doubles as deputy premier, is vital to Abe's bid for a third term and a key factor in the stability of his administration.