• There have been no trade talks between China and the US
There have been no trade talks between China and the US

Last month, the US President was quoted as saying, " Trade wars are good, and easy to win ". A day after China asked the WTO to referee a rapidly escalating trade fight with Washington, Trump questioned the organizations impartiality. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other large oil producers led by Russian Federation h...

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  • Woman facing murder charges after 7-year-old boy found decapitated
Woman facing murder charges after 7-year-old boy found decapitated

She was shot on the side of her head in a home located at the first block of East McCreight Avenue. A Florida woman was arrested Friday on child abuse charges stemming from incidents during a visit to Lincoln County earlier in 2018. According to court documents, shortly after the shooting, Hypes went to his uncle's house, saying he just shot the ...

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  • Michigan Announces End To Free Bottled Water For Flint Residents
Michigan Announces End To Free Bottled Water For Flint Residents

The water that once carried unsafe amounts of lead has now been safe to drink, if filtered, for around two years, according to tests cited by Gov. Rick Snyder's (R) office. "The vinyl detailing symbolizes reflection, reflections in water and reflections on the current Flint situation". That funding is earmarked for water quality improvements, pip...

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  • Car Rams Into Crowd in Germany, Driver Kills Self; Three Feared Dead
Car Rams Into Crowd in Germany, Driver Kills Self; Three Feared Dead

Police, quoted by the German news agency DPA, said the driver of the van has killed himself and they are not looking for other suspects. Authorities are treating incident as terror attack, according to media reports. The German news agency dpa reported, citing anonymous sources, that the vehicle drove into the crowd. "Police tweeted: "# Kiepe...

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  • Palestinian journalist killed as Israel-Gaza protest death toll rises
Palestinian journalist killed as Israel-Gaza protest death toll rises

The Islamic militant group Hamas , which rules Gaza , says the protests are aimed at highlighting Israel's crippling blockade on the coastal territory as well as the so-called "right of return", the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their former homes in Israel.

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  • Spain will respect German ruling on Puigdemont
Spain will respect German ruling on Puigdemont

The Spanish government has said it would respect the German court's decision. The Spanish Supreme Court is also considering appealing to the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg for a preliminary ruling on the case. Separatist politicians are considering a second attempt to elect Sanchez after being emboldened by a German court's decision not ...

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  • Rory McIlroy chases career Grand Slam at Masters — AP column
Rory McIlroy chases career Grand Slam at Masters — AP column

A brilliant approach at the 14th curled up about 8 feet short of the flag, and Woods rolled in the birdie putt. "It's a place that I'm thankfully quite familiar with and know how to deal with". As good as he's feeling, Spieth isn't getting ahead of himself. He was in the large group at 69, the solid start McIlroy needed, especially with how Spieth ...

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  • Violence continues to rock Gaza border: 9 more Palestinians, including scribe, killed
Violence continues to rock Gaza border: 9 more Palestinians, including scribe, killed

The Israeli military has said it fired only at "instigators" involved in attacks on soldiers. Hamas says the demonstrations are meant to draw attention to the harsh conditions in Gaza . Kuwait on Friday called on the UN Security Council, to back an independent inquiry into the Israeli-Palestinian clashes, a week after a failed attempt to do th...

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  • Violence claims more lives in Syrian capital and suburbs
Violence claims more lives in Syrian capital and suburbs

Meanwhile, state news agency SANA said the Republican Guard of the Syrian army started entering the farmlands of Douma on Friday, accusing the rebels of undermining the agreement by not evacuating the district, firing mortar shells on the capital and refusing to release kidnapped people.

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  • Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Says There Were Likely Other Breaches Like Cambridge Analytica
Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg Says There Were Likely Other Breaches Like Cambridge Analytica

We've seen a few advertisers pause with us and they're asking the same questions that other people are asking . "So we're going after the economic incentive". "We cared about privacy all along, but I think we got the balance wrong", Sandberg said. "I think we were very idealistic and not rigorous enough and then there's the possible misuse".

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  • For Tiger, bad days at Masters beat no days at Masters
For Tiger, bad days at Masters beat no days at Masters

Spieth took only 10 putts on the back nine. Mickelson made no bones about the urgency he feels. It was not to be as each of his three birdies were followed by bogeys; on the two occasions, it was on the very next hole. "I've been working really hard on my putting speed, the biggest thing has been getting the speed down, and letting the ball hit...

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  • WTO 'unfair' to US
WTO 'unfair' to US

South Korea's trade ministry said in a statement that it has informed the WTO Council for Trade in Goods that its plan to suspend tariff concessions on imported US goods, which are equal in value to the South Korean washing machines and solar panels affected by USA tariffs.

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  • Trump 'ideally' wants U.S. troops out of Syria within 6 months
Trump 'ideally' wants U.S. troops out of Syria within 6 months

Trump's vow last week to withdraw troops and aid from Syria. Dan Coats told reporters Wednesday that top national security officials met Tuesday in an "all hands on deck" meeting and that "some decisions were made". During a congressional hearing on February 6, former U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford said that it was hard to imagine how ...

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  • Spring to take a break over the weekend
Spring to take a break over the weekend

Most locations should expect around an inch by the time the snow wraps up later Friday , but isolated areas may see 2+ inches where heavier snow bands set up shop. High pressure will return for Sunday leading to a fair amount of sunshine but brisk and chilly conditions. Parts of Central Newfoundland could see freezing rain, posing risk of po...

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  • Facebook says you'll soon be able to 'unsend' texts after Zuckerberg caught
Facebook says you'll soon be able to 'unsend' texts after Zuckerberg caught

Given that fake IDs, US mailing addresses, and the creation of an LLC are all quite easy to procure-even from abroad-it's not immediately apparent what meaningful effect, if any, this process will have against protecting the platform and its users from foreign malicious actors.

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  • Asian stocks tread water ahead of U.S. jobs data
Asian stocks tread water ahead of U.S. jobs data

None of the tariffs have yet come into effect, but the world's two largest economies are in a game of chicken that could inflict collateral damage on the global economy. On Thursday Trump responded to Beijing's countermeasures by doubling down. Responding to Trump's comments, the commerce ministry on Friday reiterated in a statement that China ...

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  • 'Avengers: Infinity War' on track for massive $200 million opening
'Avengers: Infinity War' on track for massive $200 million opening

One Marvel Cinematic Universe fan floated the possibility that Him, better known as Adam Warlock, is in the possession of the Soul Stone, only to have that promptly dismissed by James Gunn, writer/director of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. It should be noted that Gunn already mentioned previous year that Adam Warlock will not be appearing in either...

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  • Multiple dead in Hwy. 335 collision involving Humboldt Broncos team bus
Multiple dead in Hwy. 335 collision involving Humboldt Broncos team bus

The Hawks had been scheduled to play the Broncos on Friday night, but said on Facebook shortly after 6 p.m. CST that the game was cancelled because of the crash . "It's not very good". A total of 28 people - including the driver - were on the bus at the time of the incident, police said. paNOW's Jeff D'Andrea was at the scene.

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  • Facebook, Inc. (FB) Has H&S Pattern Trading At $158.74
Facebook, Inc. (FB) Has H&S Pattern Trading At $158.74

Wellcome Trust (The) As Trustee Of The Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom-based fund reported 1.82M shares. Among 34 analysts covering Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), 32 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. On Wednesday, March 7th, Mark Zuckerberg sold 220,000 shares of Facebook stock . Stock Trading Point (STP) makes sure to keep the information up...

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  • Facebook to only run verified political ads ahead of elections in Pakistan
Facebook to only run verified political ads ahead of elections in Pakistan

Facebook is working with third parties to develop a list of key issues, which they will refine over time. "Any advertiser who doesn't pass will be prohibited from running political or issue ads", wrote Zuckerberg, who is scheduled to appear before Congress next week.

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  • PM Oli meets President Ram Nath Kovind
PM Oli meets President Ram Nath Kovind

The 69 km pipeline from Motihari in Bihar to Amlekhganj in Nepal will deliver 2 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of petroleum products to the fuel starved country and will be built at a cost of around Rs200 crore. No other countries in the world have the bonds of friendship and cooperation that exist between India and Nepal. Modi also posted pho...

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  • Man accused of hitting woman with pizza
Man accused of hitting woman with pizza

But medical workers in the pharmacy and obstetric departments of the district healthcare centre accidentally gave them Misoprostol, a medication used to start labour, cause an abortion, prevent and treat stomach ulcers, and treat postpartum bleeding due to poor contraction of the uterus.

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  • Commonwealth Games, day three, Gold Coast
Commonwealth Games, day three, Gold Coast

James Guy of England took the bronze. Gold Coast : Weightlifter Sanjita Chanu (53kg) on Friday claimed her second successive Commonwealth Games gold medal, smashing a Games record in the process, despite nursing a nagging back problem in Gold Coast .

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  • AG Sessions orders 'zero tolerance' on illegal border crossings
AG Sessions orders 'zero tolerance' on illegal border crossings

In a one-page memo sent to federal prosecutors on the southwest border, Sessions said the goal wasn't merely developing more immigration cases, but instead an end to the "illegality in [the] immigration system". Pruitt has in recent days came under intense scrutiny for alleged ethics violations. On Thursday, Trump told reporters that the E...

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  • Amit Shah likens opposition to snakes, mongooses, dogs, cats
Amit Shah likens opposition to snakes, mongooses, dogs, cats

Nearly a week ago, Savitri Bai Phule, BJP's dalit MP from Bahraich organised a protest in Lucknow , alleging that the constitutional provision of reservation for Dalits was "under threat". To this, Shah said that Rahul Gandhi is propagating lies and asserted that BJP will never do away with the reservations in their rule. Our opposition tells da...

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