• Trump says China will take down trade barriers, deal on IP: Tweet
Trump says China will take down trade barriers, deal on IP: Tweet

U.S. businesses, and farm states most vulnerable to Chinese retaliation, have called for restraint. A new Trump tweet doesn't explain why he's optimistic about resolving an escalating trade clash between the world's two biggest economies.

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  • CWG : Sanjita Chanu win's second Gold for India
CWG : Sanjita Chanu win's second Gold for India

WEIGHTY ISSUES - India's Sathish Kumar Sivalingham won the 77-kilogram category in the weightlifting by 5 kilograms over England's Jack Oliver. Following Saturday's draw, India are placed fourth in the five-team group while Pakistan are third with two draws from as many games.

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  • Facebook Suspends Canadian Firm Over Alleged Links to Data Breach Scandal
Facebook Suspends Canadian Firm Over Alleged Links to Data Breach Scandal

Echoing Zuckerberg's comments this week, she stresses that Facebook is changing its thinking and focusing more on securing user data. According to a report in technology website Tech Crunch on Saturday, unless the "Unsend" feature is released for everyone, Facebook will not unsend or retract any more of Zuckerberg's messages.

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  • Russian Spy's Recovery May Hold Clues Over Nerve Agent Attack
Russian Spy's Recovery May Hold Clues Over Nerve Agent Attack

The Foreign Office confirmed it had received the request for ambassador Alexander Yakovenko to meet Johnson, but called the request a diversionary tactic. Earlier on April 4, British military facility head Gary Aitkenhead claimed to identify the nerve agent as the military-grade Novichok but they had not proved that it was made in Russian F...

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  • IDF 'did not target journalist' killed in violent anti-Israel protest
IDF 'did not target journalist' killed in violent anti-Israel protest

An Israeli military spokesman said the Israeli Army foiled numerous attempts by Palestinian demonstrators to damage border fences and also to cross them with the cover of a dense smokescreen, which it said is used to try to conduct "terrorist attacks through the launch of explosive devices and Molotov cocktails".

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  • Former BCHL hockey player one of 15 dead in Broncos bus crash
Former BCHL hockey player one of 15 dead in Broncos bus crash

The team's head coach, Darcy Haugan, was among the dead. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau passed on his condolences via Twitter . "Our national hockey family is a close one, with roots in nearly every town - small and big - across Canada ".

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  • Nydia Velazquez Denounces Courthouse Arrest Of Illegal Immigrant Facing Domestic Violence Charges
Nydia Velazquez Denounces Courthouse Arrest Of Illegal Immigrant Facing Domestic Violence Charges

ICE spokeswoman Tammy Spicer announced the raid in an announcement on Friday and stated that of those 97 people obtained custody against south-eastern Pro Vision meat processing plant in southern Tennessee, 11 people were detained on criminal charges, fifty four were put into detention and 3 2 were released.

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  • Washington denounces possible chemical attack in Syria
Washington denounces possible chemical attack in Syria

There has been no independent verification of the reports. The general noted that the West used the allegations on chemical attacks to disrupt an operation beginning on Sunday on evacuating from Douma irreconcilable militants of the Jaysh al-Islam group.

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  • Suspected Syrian gas attack reportedly kills 70 Douma
Suspected Syrian gas attack reportedly kills 70 Douma

Syrian government forces resumed their offensive on rebel-held Douma on Friday afternoon after a 10-day truce collapsed over disagreement regarding evacuation of opposition fighters. Douma is the last remaining town still controlled by rebels in the area, and the Syrian government has vowed to retake it. The US State Department's strongly c...

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  • Death Notices for April 7, 2018
Death Notices for April 7, 2018

They were married on September 2, 1939. Rose lived in Columbia, Md. for many years. They spent most of their lives working and living on their farm near McFall. Funeral services will also be held at Santa Cruz de la Canada Catholic Church on Monday, April 9, 2018 with a rosary at 10:00 a.m., and celebratory mass at 11:00 am.

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  • Israel defence minister says 'no innocent people' in Gaza
Israel defence minister says 'no innocent people' in Gaza

In a visit to Khuzaa camp on Friday, Yahya Sinwar, Hamas' Gaza chief, told the gathered crowd that the "Israeli plan of starvation and siege" had "failed to incite the Palestinian people against the resistance". But Palestinians say unarmed protesters were shot while posing no threat. The Israeli human rights group B'Tselem has called on Israe...

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  • Russian embassy describes United Kingdom diplomatic notes as 'formality'
Russian embassy describes United Kingdom diplomatic notes as 'formality'

Relations between London and Moscow have steadily worsened since the United Kingdom government pointed the finger at Russian Federation over last month's poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury.

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  • Russian Federation denies chemical weapons used in Syria's Douma
Russian Federation denies chemical weapons used in Syria's Douma

State news agency SANA cited an "official source" saying the reports were a "blatant attempt to hinder the army's advance" into the "collapsing terrorist" stronghold, reports CNN . According to the report, the Duma at the moment is last in the Eastern ghouta town, which is controlled by the rebels. Bakkar said clashes between Syrian troops a...

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  • Gazans Protest Again; Palestinian Officials Say 8 Killed By Israel
Gazans Protest Again; Palestinian Officials Say 8 Killed By Israel

However, the Israel military claimed it was "not familiar" with "the circumstances in which journalists were allegedly hit by IDF fire". "Hamas sent children out ahead [toward the fence], cynically using them", the IDF's spokesman, Ronen Manelis, said on Friday night.

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  • Russia sanctions will not affect Trump-Putin meeting plans: White House
Russia sanctions will not affect Trump-Putin meeting plans: White House

Above all else, Russia's attempts to subvert Western democracy prompted the US sanctions, officials said, in a direct nod to concerns that the USA president has failed to challenge Putin for alleged interference in the 2016 election that brought Trump to power.

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  • Opposition leaders fume over Amit Shah's 'dog, cat' remark, call it 'shameful'
Opposition leaders fume over Amit Shah's 'dog, cat' remark, call it 'shameful'

Marking the 38th foundation day of BJP on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed thousands of booth karyakartas along with 734 district presidents and their respective teams from five Lok Sabha constituencies through the Narendra Modi app via video conferencing.

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  • Gaza death toll climbs with Palestinian journalist fatally shot
Gaza death toll climbs with Palestinian journalist fatally shot

Tensions had been building on both sides of the Gaza-Israel border ahead of what some Palestinians alternately dubbed "Friday of Fire" or "Friday of Tires" - a reference to the tires set alight in an attempt to obscure the sights of Israeli snipers.

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  • Body recovered from site of SUV crash off California cliff
Body recovered from site of SUV crash off California cliff

Authorities have recovered a body that may be one of the three children who is still missing after a crash along the coastline. The three children whose remains were found at the scene were identified as Markis, 19; Jeremiah, 14; and Abigail, 14.

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  • Trump Tosses Out The Trade Rulebook With Latest Tariffs
Trump Tosses Out The Trade Rulebook With Latest Tariffs

On Thursday, Trump ordered the USA trade representative to consider imposing tariffs on up to $100 billion worth of Chinese products. The tariffs were slated to take effect on 2 April. Were China to want to match Trump's latest threat, it wouldn't have enough American goods imports to target. And already, the tensions have rattled global stock mark...

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  • Facebook announces changes, to make Ads, Pages more transparent
Facebook announces changes, to make Ads, Pages more transparent

Zuckerberg and Facebook have been under particularly intense scrutiny since March 17, when four news organizations in the US and Britain reported that Cambridge Analytica had harvested Facebook user information without their consent, using it to create psychological profiles of voters that were used to target pro-Trump, anti-Clinton messaging du...

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  • United States, North Korea hold secret, direct talks
United States, North Korea hold secret, direct talks

Quoting various USA officials, the report said a team at the Central Intelligence Agency, led by its Director Mike Pompeo , has been working through back-channels to make arrangements for the high-profile talks. Trump and Kim were expected to meet by the end of May following talks between South Korean President Moon Jae In and Kim in late April....

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  • Pakistan, Afghanistan discuss 'action plan for peace'
Pakistan, Afghanistan discuss 'action plan for peace'

In the delegation level talks in Kabul , the two sides agreed to continue talks, an official statement said. "Abbasi in meeting with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani welcomed the President's recent offer for talks with the Taliban and assured Pakistan's support for the Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process to achieve lasting peace in Afghan...

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  • Pregnant Woman Delivers Baby After She Was Shot In The Head
Pregnant Woman Delivers Baby After She Was Shot In The Head

Authorities immediately took the woman, who was at least 30 weeks pregnant, to the hospital by helicopter where she received a cesarean section. "She got bad injuries on her leg and hands". Those relatives, who were not injured, were interviewed at the scene. He also admitted to shooting her after an altercation they had. DLSA Secretary-cum-Chief...

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  • 14 killed in bus vs truck crash in Canada
14 killed in bus vs truck crash in Canada

Proceeds from the 50/50 draw in Winnipeg will be donated to victims and families of the Humboldt Broncos . "We are heartbroken and completely devastated by the tragedy that occurred yesterday", Broncos team president Kevin Garinger said Saturday.

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  • Showers today, rain tomorrow, then a break Friday
Showers today, rain tomorrow, then a break Friday

The April sun should take care of any snow or ice on roads by 11 a.m. Sunday . It'll be very cold, with northwest winds holding highs to the mid-40s. Sunday will start off mostly cloudy with gradual clearing throughout the day. We stay below average through the first few days of the work week. The front will also clear out any clouds, and it shou...

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