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World News HR Prompts Media to Add Missing Ahed Tamimi Info
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She was also fined $1,430 (€1,157). Lasky said that the sentence includes time already spent in detention and that Tamimi will be released in July. Tamimi, who was 16 at the time of the offence, has become a Palestinian hero and a symbol of the struggle against Israeli occupation. The children are sentenced after they reach 18 years in incarceration.

World News Donald Trump claims he would like to give evidence to Russian Federation probe
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Dowd was the lead attorney in President Donald Trump's defense in the FBI's investigation into his ties with Russian Federation and how the country may have affected the 2016 presidential election. We were advocates for a special counsel because we believed Congress had proven itself incapable of the independence necessary for a proper probe. Legal experts said Mueller would most likely have succeeded in securing an interview regardless of any objection from Trump's team.

Author: 0 China threatens retaliatory tariffs on United States products

Treasury data . In a statement , the USTR said China also appears to be breaking WTO rules by imposing mandatory adverse contract terms that discriminate against and are less favorable for imported foreign technology. "And if it's taken to an extreme, it will reverse that progress". Noting that consultations are the first step in the WTO dispute settlement process, the USTR said if the United States and China are not able to reach a mutually agreed solution through consultations, the ...

World News TRACKING: Winter Storm Friday Night & Saturday
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There's the chance for a couple afternoon rain or snow showers as a weak disturbance in the atmosphere swings through the area. There will be plenty of moisture with the system. The winter storm watch covers all of Northeast Iowa, including Benton, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Grundy, Howard, Mitchell, Tama, and Winneshiek counties.

World News China 'warns off' United States destroyer in South China Sea
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Briefing reporters on Friday, ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying called on Washington to respect regional countries' efforts aimed at securing peace and stability in the South China Sea. The ministry claimed that by carrying out these so-called infringements, the United States had "damaged the atmosphere of military-to-military relations between the two countries, caused close encounters by air and naval forces, which could easily trigger miscalculation or even accidents at sea or in air".

World News Congress votes for spending bill without Trump energy cuts; Trump signs bill
Author: 0 Congress votes for spending bill without Trump energy cuts; Trump signs bill

The loan programs office would be preserved, as would funding for CCS. Is it exactly what we asked for in the budget? The bill also includes additional funding for water infrastructure through the U.S. "We need to take care of our military", Trump said. White House legislative director Marc Short framed it as a compromise. "If you do the math, I have to read 137 pages an hour and digest it".

World News Kremlin calls Johnson likening Putin to Hitler 'disgusting'
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His comments brought an immediate response from Moscow, with Russia's foreign ministry claiming Mr Johnson is "poisoned with venom of hate, unprofessionalism and boorishness". During the event, Hitler refused to shake the hand of the black American athlete Jesse Owens, who had won four golds in track and field. Russian Federation is also closing the British consulate in St Petersburg, restricting the ability of the United Kingdom embassy to help visitors in the event of violence.

World News Student Driver Crashes Into Building
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The driver managed to jump the curb and plough right through the front of the station. While both the vehicle and the building incurred significant damage, both the driver and her instructor emerged physically unscathed. The Buffalo Police Department shared a photo of the crash scene to Facebook. "The impact caused significant damage to the vehicle and building", police said in a press release.

World News More Than 150 Whales Stranded in Australia, Sparking Beach Closure
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Barrie Brickle, a tourist visiting the area, said: 'I think it's absolutely incredible, I've never seen seen so many whales beached like this'. Authorities will continue to sweep the surrounding beaches by air and sea on Saturday. "They inhabit tropical and subtropical waters and may be seen in the hundreds but groups usually number less than 100", the parks service said. Locals attempted to rescue 15 survivors after more than 150 washed up on shore at Hamelin Bay.

World News We Should Try to Invite Indian Players for PSL: Shahid Afridi
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After the league stage and Qualifier in UAE, the PSL returned to Pakistan . Pakistan has pulled out all the stops for the PSL, to the extent of using helicopters to dry the rain-sodden Lahore pitch for Wednesday's semi-final. Many Pakistani greats grew up playing cricket on the sweltering port city's chaotic streets, often using an improvised form known as tapeball, using a tennis ball wrapped in electrical tape.

World News President Trump to sign $1.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress
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The US leader was to address the media at the White House after he appeared to reverse his support for the $1.3 trillion spending bill , amid unfavorable television coverage. Twice this year the government was allowed to slip into shutdown. Veterans Affairs also got a big increase nationally, which will fund projects in Hawaii.

World News Gaza forces encircle suspects in PM assassination bid
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In a statement, the ministry said two security personnel - along with a second suspect - had been killed in the exchange. Hours after two suspects in the attempt to assassinate Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah were killed Thursday, senior Hamas official Sami Abu Zuhri praised the Palestinian Interior Ministry in Gaza for the operation, calling it "a great achievement" that "negates [PA President Mahmoud] Abbas' claims that Hamas was responsible for the assassination ...

World News Trump appears closer to terminating Iran deal: ex-Saudi envoy
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During their January meeting on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the German leader told the Israeli premier that an American withdrawal would also split the West, pitting the U.S. When asked if the USA should withdraw from the deal, the crown prince said, "We'll talk about that". American Energy Secretary Rick Perry met with Saudi officials in February to discuss nuclear energy; already at that time, reports circulated that the Saudis wanted to discuss nuclear energy ...

World News Peru President steps down over vote-buying scandal
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The professor said that besides his alleged links to Odebrecht , Kuczynski's fall was mainly due to the pardon he gave former president Alberto Fujimori in December for humanitarian reasons. Several predicted that the opposition led by Keiko Fujimori's Fuerza Popular (FP) with Apra and the two left-wing parties would be unable to muster the 87 votes required to oust Kuczynski, in spite of extreme pressure to vote along party lines.

World News Ex-French president Sarkozy questioned further in…
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A judicial official told The Associated Press that investigating judges overseeing the probe gave the ex-president charges of illegally funding his successful 2007 campaign, passive corruption and receiving money from Libyan embezzlement. Sarkozy has denied the allegations. A close ally of Sarkozy and former minister, Brice Hortefeux, has also been questioned by police. Sarkozy, left, welcomes Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi on December 10, 2007, at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

World News Charlotte Pence Purchases John Oliver's Marlon Bundo Parody Book
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During an appearance on Fox Business , Vice President Mike Pence's daughter, Charlotte Pence, who authored the original Bundo book, stated she was "all for" Oliver's offering. What's more beloved than a picture book about a pet bunny? Though the first printing has already sold out, Oliver assured viewers that more are being printed, and that the book will soon be physically available in bookstores as well.

World News RJC denounces Holocaust-denier who won Illinois GOP primary
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Lipinski is strongly favored to win in his heavily Democratic district. Jones will face off against the Democratic nominee in the 2018 midterm election to represent the solid blue district, where Rep. "It is just nuts that we are in this moment in time when we have intolerance really infecting our political process." "It is a sad state, where we are".

World News Chris McDaniel slams MS establishment for appointing former Democrat to US Senate
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Gov. Phil Bryant announced the appointment of MS agriculture and commerce commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith to succeed Cochran, 80, as the interim US senator until a special election is held in November. But, McDaniel announced last week that he would instead seek Cochran's seat. Espy in 1986 became the first African-American in modern times to win a congressional seat in MS, and he has publicly supported both Democrats and Republicans in various races.

World News California teacher who bashed military during classroom rant gets fired
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MORE: Pico Rivera councilman, teacher recorded making anti-military rant in classroom Quinonez said he was berated by Salcido for wearing a Marine Corps sweatshirt in class. A special school board meeting following the video's release was packed by critics, many of them dressed in military uniforms or sporting hats and shirts referencing their service.

World News Weather: Snow worse to the south, should start to taper off
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A few lingering showers may still be possible Sunday night but building high pressure will bring an end to any precipitation threat by Monday . Temperatures will drop into the low 30s overnight. This will not likely be a constant snow for most of us. A pair of potent storms will bring snow and cold rain to both the eastern and western United States of America on Tuesday into Wednesday , making a mockery of the calendar's declaration of the first day of spring .

World News Maryland officer praised for bringing school shooting to quick end
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Mary's County Sheriff Tim Cameron said. "I just thank God I'm safe", said Rhames, 18. Sheriff Cameron said Deputy Gaskill fired at the shooter, and nearly simultaneously, the shooter also fired. Mary's County, Maryland. Under the banner #ENOUGH, tens of thousands of U.S. high school students walked out of classrooms around the country on March 14 to protest gun violence.

World News United Kingdom compares 2018 WC with Hitler's Olympics
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In response to Mr Johnson's claims, a spokeswoman for the Russian foreign ministry said he was "poisoned with hatred and anger". But Polish President Andrzej Duda's office said he will be skipping the tournament's opening ceremony on June 14 in Moscow.

World News BJP, Congress trade barbs over use of data analytics firm
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Mr Mark Zuckerberg , you better note the observation of the IT Minister of India. "If any data theft of Indians is done with the collusion of Facebook systems, it will not be tolerated. The ET report titled "This is the Brahmastra Rahul Gandhi will hurl at PM Modi" was suggestive of the fact that the newspaper had obtained clinching evidence in support of its claim.

World News Trump hails arms sales to Saudi as he hosts Crown Prince
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Robert Menendez, N.J., the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called for a political solution. The Saudis and their allies are fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels, but global organizations have harshly criticized the coalition's airstrikes and blockading of Yemeni ports for contributing to thousands of civilian deaths and a humanitarian catastrophe.

World News Celtics' Kyrie Irving Getting Second Opinion On Knee
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Screws were inserted into Irving's knee to help stabilize the kneecap, but the measure has now become a problem for the Boston Celtics star, whose knee is regularly flaring up. The Celtics have already confirmed their place in the National Basketball Association playoffs but have seen Irving's absence coincide with a run resulting in three losses in their last five games, including the loss in IN where the 25-year-old last featured.

World News Mysterious 'Loch Ness-Type' Sea Creature Washes Ashore on Georgia Beach
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As for the body, it wasn't recovered. Hmm... Warren sent the photo to News4Jax and said the creature was about 4 to 5 feet long with two fins, though only one can be seen in the picture. Initially, he thought it was just a dead seal, but when he got closer, he wasn't sure what he was looking at. Dan Ash, director of the Fish and Wildlife Service, told Action News Jax that some sea animals have a way of decomposing where they can resemble a prehistoric creature.

World News Members use tear gas to block vote in Kosovo parliament
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The border agreement with Montenegro is being opposed by Kosovo's main opposition party Vetvendosje, who say the deal is damaging and unfair for Kosovo. Some experts said the border vote has given the party a chance to reassert its relevance. The collapse of votes for the border demarcation agreement and another proposal seeking to give more rights to the ethnic Serb minority toppled the previous government and took the country to an early election past year.

World News South Korea musicians to play first concert in North since 2007
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South Korea proposed to Pyongyang that the basic matters for the senior-level April summit, such as summit schedules, dialogue agenda, and delegations from each side, should be discussed. Earlier in the day, Moon called on the preparatory committee to prepare for his talks with the North Korean leader "from a neutral position" in an attempt to improve relations between Washington and Pyongyang.

World News Palestinian Prez Abbas attacks US envoy to Israel
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Since that December policy move, where president Trump recognized Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel, Abbas and his aides have repeatedly attacked President Donald Trump and his senior staff. But in December Trump recognised Jerusalem as Israel's capital and in May Friedman will become the first United States ambassador in the city as the embassy is moved.