• 10 years in jail and heavy fine
10 years in jail and heavy fine

Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Dr Salleh Said Keruak said, analysis conducted by the Malaysian Communications Multimedia Commission (MCMC), showed that the majority of Malaysians get fake or unverified news via WhatsApp (84 per cent), Facebook (eight per cent), while blogs and other sources come in at four per cent, respectively....

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  • Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi jailed for eight months
Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi jailed for eight months

Tamimi's sentence in the agreement includes time served and a fine of 5,000 shekels ($1,430, 1,166 euros), said her lawyer Gaby Lasky, meaning she is to be released in the summer. "They sign it [the confession] so they can resume their normal lives as soon as possible after serving the prison sentence set out in the plea bargain".

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  • Canada risks 'backlash' if it wades into US-China dispute: Balloch
Canada risks 'backlash' if it wades into US-China dispute: Balloch

The United States has not given China a list of actions it wants Beijing to take in order to remedy two-way trade ties, a senior USA official told Reuters on Friday. public debt, according to U.S. Treasury data. China on Monday lashed out at United States "economic intimidation" following President Donald Trump's announcement of new import tari...

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  • China launches yuan-denominated crude oil futures
China launches yuan-denominated crude oil futures

The most active contracts on the first day of trading traded at a discount of more than $1 a barrel to the benchmark Brent crude price in London. Brent crude futures were down 10 cents at $70.35 a barrel at 1000 GMT. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), China imported 8.4 million barrels of oil a day in 2017 to take over...

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  • Sensex, Nifty Turn Choppy On Weak Global Cues
Sensex, Nifty Turn Choppy On Weak Global Cues

Nifty PSU Bank index ended 4 per cent higher led by an over 10 per cent rise in the shares of Canara Bank . The BSE benchmark index hit 32,677 on the day's highest level. Selling pressure on IT, Teck and oil & gas stocks , too, weighed on market sentiment. The US Dow Jones Industrial Average also ended 1.77% lower Friday.

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  • Hours before his death, French cop shot in terror attack Wednesday fiancee
Hours before his death, French cop shot in terror attack Wednesday fiancee

French President Emmanuel Macron hailed Beltrame's actions, saying in a statement that the officer "died a hero". It has emerged that hours before his death Lt Col Beltrame married his partner Marielle in a ceremony at a hospital in Carcassonne.

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  • Brief shootout at Budgam, militant killed, lady injured
Brief shootout at Budgam, militant killed, lady injured

The police official said the militant was killed in retaliatory fire by the forces. A woman was also injured during the shooting incident. The official further said that during the search operation, one militant while trying to flee came out of the house he was hiding in and fired indiscriminately at the security forces.

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  • Lawmakers Mostly Ignored Trump's Empty Veto Threat
Lawmakers Mostly Ignored Trump's Empty Veto Threat

An internal White House television feed is advertising the upcoming event: " President Trump Participates in a Bill Signing". Asked why he threatened to veto the bill, Trump told reporters that he had "looked very seriously" at it, but decided otherwise after considering "the incredible gains that we've been able to make for the military".

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  • Parents dump hot cooking oil on teen who refused marriage
Parents dump hot cooking oil on teen who refused marriage

As Bexar County Sheriff Javier Salazar explained, the teen girl disappeared in January and remained missing until earlier this month, when she told authorities that she had been faced an array of abuse by her parents - specifically her mother.

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  • No suggestions of ball tampering during Ashes - Broad
No suggestions of ball tampering during Ashes - Broad

What the sugar was used for is unclear, however South African skipper Faf du Plessis was found guilty of ball tampering in 2016 after rubbing a sugary lolly on the ball during a Test match in Hobart. But as Cricket Australia (CA) investigates the incident that saw Smith suspended for one Test by the International Cricket Council, footage has emer...

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  • Why Messi may not play Argentina's match against Spain
Why Messi may not play Argentina's match against Spain

This was the Azzurri's first outing since the disaster of Milan in November when a loss to Sweden meant they couldn't qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. But even though the FC Barcelona striker did not take the field due to concerns about muscle fatigue, Argentine head coach Jorge Sampaoli gave his team a lift by inserting Banega for Leandro ...

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  • AAP govts green budget: Sops for using environment-friendly fuel
AAP govts green budget: Sops for using environment-friendly fuel

Presenting the estimates for the new fiscal, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who is also the Finance Minister, said the budget follows "trickle up" economics which aimed to benefit the poor and middle-class people in Delhi. This is the first dream budget. It also plan to install 120,000 surveillance cameras in government school buildings at a...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn accused of being 'figurehead for anti semitism'
Jeremy Corbyn accused of being 'figurehead for anti semitism'

In a statement posted to Facebook , he said that the party recognised that antisemitism had "occurred in pockets within the Labour Party". He said yesterday that he was sincerely sorry... Mr Watson, Labour's deputy leader, was confronted with the offensive image live on the BBC's Andrew Marr show today. Mr Watson said he was "disappointed to s...

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  • China Includes 128 Items of U.S. in Tariffs Hike
China Includes 128 Items of U.S. in Tariffs Hike

Tourism and other sectors besides commodities might also be hit , he added. China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday it opposed USA unilateralism and protectionism after Washington unveiled plans for tariffs on up to US$60 billion (RM234.8 billion) in Chinese goods following an intellectual property probe.

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  • Iowa family found dead inside vacation condo in Mexico
Iowa family found dead inside vacation condo in Mexico

Amy's mother Beth Fry fought back tears as she told reporters outsider her home in Creston, Iowa: "Life is not going to be the same without her. half my family is gone". Authorities didn't specify where the gas came from but ruled out the possibility of foul play. After searching the house, the four bodies were found, with both Mexican and USA po...

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  • Special Weather Statement - Snow for North of Superior
Special Weather Statement - Snow for North of Superior

It is breezy, winds out of the northeast at 10 to 15 miles per hour. The mountains will see scattered snow showers Monday afternoon through midday Tuesday . Friday looks dry & cool. Highs Tuesday will settle in the low to mid 60s with wind gusts around 30 miles per hour. Windy near the water, with a high of 7 degrees.

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  • How much has United States lost from China's IP theft?
How much has United States lost from China's IP theft?

Trump. But he declared the US would emerge "much stronger, much richer". "This would directly affect some of the largest firms in the S&P 500, who either produce their goods in, or sell a significant proportion of them to, China". These unilateral moves have prompted strong opposition and warnings from business groups around the world. The Trump ...

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  • Tariffs could hurt China's imports
Tariffs could hurt China's imports

Atkinson warned that the tariffs could slow US economic growth because the high-tech Chinese goods targeted by the administration, along with industrial machinery, are the very kinds of equipment that tend to boost the productivity of workers when companies invest in them.

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  • Pope Francis uses Palm Sunday to lift up messages of the youth
Pope Francis uses Palm Sunday to lift up messages of the youth

Pope Francis and cardinals dressed in red robes marked Palm Sunday with a long and solemn ceremony in Saint Peter's Square attended by a large crowd, which included many young people who turned out to celebrate the Catholic Church's World Day of Youth.

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  • Egypt: Police kill 6 people in connection to Alexandria bombing
Egypt: Police kill 6 people in connection to Alexandria bombing

Two policemen were killed in Egypt's second city on Saturday by a bomb that was left under a auto and blew up as police Major General Mostafa al-Nemr drove past. For his part, Allam said that terrorist groups will soon be gone from the soil of Egypt. The Interior Ministry said the explosive device had been placed under a auto and it detonated as ...

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  • United Kingdom information watchdog assessing evidence from raid on Cambridge Analytica offices
United Kingdom information watchdog assessing evidence from raid on Cambridge Analytica offices

Noting that "a quiz app built by a university researcher that leaked Facebook data of millions of people in 2014. was a breach of trust", Zuckerberg said, "I'm sorry we didn't do more at the time ", and wrote that the company was "taking steps to make sure this doesn't happen again ".

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  • Trump says South Korea trade deal being updated
Trump says South Korea trade deal being updated

The agreement means South Korea becomes the first USA ally to receive an indefinite exemption, albeit with quota, on steel tariffs imposed by Trump, a move that had fuelled concerns of a damaging global trade war. Korea will be the first nation the USA has excluded from the list. Last year, South Korea was the largest client for Chinese steel wit...

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  • Trump's Tariff Moves: What You Need to Know
Trump's Tariff Moves: What You Need to Know

According to the BBC , analysts say that if the United States tariffs are imposed it could result in higher consumer costs, while the Chinese tariffs on U.S. Trade Expansion Act, which allows safeguards based on "national security". "If they mark the start of an unravelling of the current rules-based architecture, the USA and global economy w...

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  • United States unafraid of trade war, will proceed with China tariffs: Treasury secretary
United States unafraid of trade war, will proceed with China tariffs: Treasury secretary

We're simultaneously having negotiations with the Chinese to see if we can reach an agreement. Mr Mnuchin repeated Mr Trump's assertion that "we are not afraid of the trade war" - but added he had had "very productive conversations with the (Chinese) vice premier".

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  • Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthis' missiles over Riyadh
Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthis' missiles over Riyadh

It said the death and injuries occurred in a residential house and were caused by falling debris. The barrage likely will spark new criticism of Iran's role in the conflict as well, as the Houthis identified some of the missiles fired as a type that the United Nations and the West say comes from Tehran.

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