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Five charged over 'hate crime' that put asylum seeker in intensive care

The teenager, who is Kurdish Iranian, was subjected to a "brutal" attack including "repeated blows to the head", police said, after the group discovered he was an asylum seeker. Five other people are still being questioned by detectives while a sixth, a woman aged 20, was released without charge. Those charged are all in their twenties, police said.

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Marietta officers catch distracted drivers in undercover sting

Almost 150 law enforcement agencies around the state are adding patrols looking specifically for those distracted by cell phones while operating their vehicles. "It's vital that drivers keep their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road". Cell phones are seen as the worst offenders, as making calls or sending messages from your phone diverts visual , manual and cognitive attention from the primary task of driving.

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NCAA to review HB2 repeal, decide next week on North Carolina return

Roy Cooper (D) said he hoped it would lift the " dark cloud " hanging over the state and begin to fix its reputation. It passed the House in the afternoon by a vote of 70-48 after fiery denunciations by some conservative and liberal members.

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Australia rejects One Belt, One Road over USA ties

China is also likely to seek progress on an extradition treaty, which is facing parliamentary delays in Australia, in order to bolster its efforts to crack down on corrupt officials who have fled. Berejiklian said more Chinese companies are welcome to invest in the state of New South Wales. For his part, Mr Turnbull repeated Australia's long-held position which includes urging China to refrain from building on the islands and coral reefs.

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PH output index hits Q1 high in March

The business expectations index rose to 55.4 from 53.8 in February to mark the fastest growth since April past year. Although growth was modest, manufacturers were able to boost output at their plants last month. India's manufacturing sector growth jumped to a 22-month high in October thanks to a sharp rise in new business inflows and purchasing activity, a private.

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U.S. trade deficit drops sharply to $43.6 billion in February

Canada swung to a surprising trade deficit in February as exports tumbled 4.2%, the largest decrease since March 2016. Commerce Department data showed on Tuesday that the USA deficit with China gained US$1.6 billion to US$31.7 billion in February.

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Can tough-talking Trump solve North Korea?

Trump said ahead of the meeting that China has great influence over North Korea and he wants Xi to help the USA denuclearize the reclusive northeast Asian nation. If the Chinese leader won't, Trump said he can handle the problem without Beijing. Photo exhibitions to mark Kim's assumption of key posts have been held every April, but this year North Korea is ramping up the campaign for his personality cult.

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Gonzaga holds off SC 77-73 in Final Four

It was simply his size and girth that presented the biggest issue for SC, though, as they have no one on the roster to match it. He was making things happen for his teammates by moving the ball, creating for others and playing really solid defense.

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Smartphones, tablets, laptops banned on flights to United Kingdom from Middle East

One official said there's no specific plot authorities are aware of, but the US has been considering such a ban for some time. The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the security ban despite President Donald Trump's repeated insistence that anonymous source should not be trusted.

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GST council to finalise rules for new tax regime today

Congress leader Veerappa Moili asked the finance minister as to who empowered the GST Council to levy the Article 265 which says that no tax can be levied without the back of the law. GST aims to remove barriers across states and integrate the country into a common market. Along with the government, industry should organise training sessions for trade and industry for roll out of new tax reforms.

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ISIS calls Donald Trump 'stupid idiot' in first remarks on US President

More than 300,000 people have fled Mosul since the start of the US -backed campaign in October, the office of the U.N. Humanitarian Coordinator in Iraq said in a statement. In March of this year, dozens of people were killed in suicide bomb blasts that went off at a wedding party in a village near the city. The Islamic State (IS) terror group in a new audio released has used for US President Donald Trump an Arabic term that means "idiot" according to various translations, a media report ...

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Menendez makes decision on Trump's Supreme Court nominee

By denying Republicans the requisite 60 votes to end debate - known as "cloture" in political speak - Democrats could prevent a full-floor vote to confirm Gorsuch now scheduled for later this week. The proposed Senate rule change has been dubbed the "nuclear option ", and the Republican president has urged McConnell to do it. On Tuesday evening McConnell officially filed a "cloture" motion, the procedural step created to end debate on a nomination and bring it to a final vote.

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Zuma Can Be Replaced Easily - Cosatu

This after Jacob Zuma instituted a midnight cabinet reshuffle last week which saw Pravin Gordhan and his deputy fired from their posts after the former was recalled from an investor roadshow. ANC deputy secretary Jessie Duarte said the ANC knew from a year ago November that Zuma wanted to remove Gordhan. Former President Kgalema Motlanthe also said that it was hard for Mr Zuma to command respect after the constitutional court found him in breach of the law when he failed to repay ...

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US gives tentative OK to Chinese takeover of Syngenta

China National Chemical Corp, or ChemChina , has won US antitrust approval to buy Switzerland's Syngenta AG on condition that it divest three pesticides, the Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday. Syngenta shares were trading up 1.5 percent after the EU's antitrust clearance was announced. To win the approval, ChemChina has promised to divest significant parts of Adama and Syngenta pesticides and plant growth regulator business, said the commission in a statement.

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Iceland to make equal pay the law for men and women

And some Bay Area activists are trying to do their part to raise awareness. When Equal Pay Day rolls around every April 4, tons of essays about the importance of closing the gender wage gap and, more recently, the racial aspects of the gender pay gap flourish.

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President Trump says US is ready to act alone on North Korea

CHRISTOPHER JOHNSON: Xi is a very confident fellow and probably thinks he's going to come in and get one over on President Trump. The Trump adminstration has expressed its concerns over North Korea's nuclear weapon's program. "Yes, we will talk about North Korea", Mr. Trump told the newspaper for a story that appeared Sunday on its website. But Mr Trump is expected to pressure China's president to do much more at their meeting this week - and he has implied that the issue of trade could ...

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Snapchat's new feature rivals YouTube's offering

The search feature should also allow Snap to take on Facebook , which is increasingly moving into Snap's turf with features such as Stories and digital stickers. BTIG first met Snapchat co-founder, Evan Spiegel , in the summer of 2013, when the company was still in its infancy with under 20 employees working out of a beach shack in Venice Beach , California.

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Bumper performance: Record UK car sales ahead of tax change

The record performance came be attributed to buyers seizing the chance to buy cars before the new vehicle excise duty (VED) rates came into force. Ford (F) left rivals in the dust Wednesday when it topped the league table for United Kingdom auto sales in March, even as the industry itself set a new record for volumes last month.

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U.S. Issues 'Last Warning' To North Korea

Security Council resolutions targeting North Korea's nuclear and missile program. With its latest missile test, North Korea appears to be seeking to overshadow a summit between the leaders of the USA and China, putting their relationship to a first, crucial test.

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Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK): How technical signals have emerged?

The company's expected revenue in the current quarter to be 1.79 Billion, seeing a projected current quarter growth of -23.4%, and per annum growth estimates over the next 5 year period of around 10%. Following the transaction, the chairman now owns 153,546 shares in the company, valued at approximately $14,235,249.66. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link .

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Cowboys quarterback Romo retires

Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has made a decision to hang up his cleats. "It had everything to do with CBS", said Romo, who will replace former Giants quarterback Phil Simms as the broadcast partner of lead play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz.

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Zuma says fiscal policy won't change

His successor, home affairs head Malusi Gigaba , has little notable finance experience. Emboldened opposition groups are planning demonstrations against Zuma, hoping to capitalize on national discontent with the party that has led South Africa since the end of white minority rule in 1994.

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Border wall contractors brace for hostile environment

Another asked if employees can carry firearms in states with strict gun control laws and if the government would indemnify them for using deadly force. In over 400 cases, the federal government fought landowners to gain the land necessary to build 654 miles of porous fencing that cost US$78 million and entailed years of litigation, some of which continues today.

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North Korea fires missile into sea off east coast: South Korea

Both during his campaign and after his victory, Trump complained repeatedly over China's allegedly unfair trade practices, its perceived lack of assistance in reining in North Korea and its drive to cement control over the South China Sea. Here's the Sinpo region in relation to the South Korean coast. The firing was also made as North Korea expressed anger over annual military drills between the United States and South Korea that North Korea sees as an invasion rehearsal.

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What Is Unmasking, and Did Susan Rice Do Anything Wrong?

Rice told Mitchell that the claim coming from Trump and his supporters that Obama officials like her unmasked names for political supporters was "absolutely false". "Let me give you just a hypothetical example", she offered. According to a source in Lake's piece, the reports contained "valuable information" about the Trump transition team such as: "whom the Trump team was meeting, the views of Trump associates on foreign policy matters and plans for the incoming administration".

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Tesla Inc (TSLA) Delivers 25000 Vehicles in Q1, Tops Estimates

Additionally, with Tesla eliminating the cheapest Model S configuration this quarter, the effective price raise will limit the potential market size for the vehicle. But with deliveries seeming to level off, growth may not be coming as easy for Tesla - at least not until the company introduces a lower-priced electric vehicle.

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United States internet providers pledge not to sell customer browsing histories

The FTC's rules applied the same privacy standards for all online companies, allowed customers to opt in to share sensitive data and opt out to stop sharing nonsensitive data. On Tuesday, the House passed the Senate resolution, which President Donald Trump is expected to sign. AT&T senior executive vice president of external and legislative affairs Bob Quinn explained that their company's policy has been the same even with the passing of the new FCC rules last October, as posted on ...

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After A Wild Week, The House Trump-Russia Probe Endures - Barely

On Fox News' "Hannity" Thursday evening, Nunes said he "felt like I had a duty and obligation" to brief Trump on the intelligence, because "he's been taking a lot of heat in the news media". "So if the commander-in-chief cannot be briefed by the chairperson of the House Intel Committee on a matter that has nothing to do with the FBI investigation then I don't know what they can talk about".

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Cyclone Debbie leaves tens of thousands stranded

Floodwaters could swamp more than 3000 homes and 1500 businesses in Rockhampton by Wednesday. "It will be a gradual rise, so I encourage people to move now". Dozens gathered to watch but by the time two people on jet skis arrived to help the calf only to discover it was dead. There were also fears for three other people missing in flood-hit areas in Queensland, with police searching for them Sunday.

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North Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Into its Eastern Waters

Investors are awaiting US data and meetings later in the week between President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. Another official said, "North Koreans are apparently trying to remind the world that its resolve for nuclear and missile development remains unfaltering and it will not change whatever the two leaders talk about".

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IPhone 8 Unlikely to Cost Over $1000

Among the other handset expected to launch this year are the upgrades of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus which would be tagged with the moniker iPhone 7S and iPhone 7S Plus. The upcoming iPhone 8 is expected to feature to come with an edge-to-edge OLED display with narrow bezels, just like the Galaxy S8. Such a drastic shake-up in the iPhone 8's design will also mean Apple ditching their iconic Home Button, which has been a mainstay of the iPhone since its original release in 2007.

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Maricopa County Sheriff announces shutdown of Tent City, Joe Arpaio's infamous jail

Erected in a remote area in Arizona, Tent City became a symbol of Arpaio's 24-year tenure as sheriff and magnet for controversy. " Jail isn't supposed to be fun, but we can use it more effectively to help those who make mistakes break the cycle of criminal behavior , " he said.

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Seattle files federal lawsuit against Trump administration's attempt to defund 'sanctuary cities'

Earlier this year, President Trump signed an executive order that orders Homeland Security to "authorize" state and local law enforcement to arrest and detain undocumented immigrants . "If they want a fight, we'll see them in court", New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted on Monday. Seattle's Welcoming Cities policies, Murray said, are a way to help the local community "by assisting residents on the path to citizenship and warmly integrating immigrant schoolchildren into our ...

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London's Ultra Low Emission Zone to launch in April 2019

He has already announced a £10 toxicity charge starting in October. Under wider plans announced today , the ULEZ would then be extended in 2020 to cover buses, coaches, and lorries, imposing a £100 a day charge for vehicles that drive into the zone that do not meet emissions standards.

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President's party seen winning Armenian parliamentary vote

The party announced it "will not contest the election results and will not participate in any post-election public events or rallies". Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan told journalists he "voted for progress and security", urging ballots be cast in "a spirit of solidarity and tolerance".


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