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by | April 07, 2018 | 00:42

First celebrated in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association and libraries each April. The library is also offering amnesty on now overdue or billed items so patrons do not accrue new fines.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:39

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Wednesday said that President Donald Trump is not OK with some of the details that have emerged, including news this week of enormous raises awarded to two of Pruitt's closest aides. A reporter asked if Trump was bothered by recent reports alleging Pruitt had abused his position. But even the interview was apparently mishandled because Pruitt went on the air despite a report from the Washington Post that the White House asked him not to , ...

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:39

Lula is surrounded supporters from the Worker Party, trade unions and other social movements. A Brazilian newspaper is reporting that an airplane and helicopter are ready to transport former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to prison in the city of Curitiba.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:35

Since the 2016 election, many among the political chattering class have suggested that Hillary Clinton should retire from politics or leave the public eye. She warned that she doesn't believe "we've seen the bottom yet" and that things in the country could get worse. As for Clinton's immediate future, The Washington Post reports that the former secretary of state plans to campaign for Democrats in the 2018 midterm elections, although she won't be doing so on a national level.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:33

It said USA attorneys in Arizona and California, as well as the Justice Department's section on child exploitation and obscenity and the California and Texas attorneys general had supported the work in shutting down the website. Some in the sex worker community have said the site provides them a safe way to meet clients, and that removing the site will make their lives more hard.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:30

It started with revelations that Cambridge Analytica , a data-mining firm, improperly accessed the private information of tens of millions of users to try to influence elections around the world. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg is expected to testify about the issue at United States congressional hearings next week. A meme that is being shared around Facebook is claiming that the social media giant has placed labels on it's users political preferences based off the user's ...

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:20

China's government says it will "counterattack with great strength" if President Donald Trump goes ahead with plans to raise US tariffs on an additional $100 billion worth of Chinese goods. The top White House economic adviser is saying, "Blame China, don't blame Trump", for any trade fight. He did not specify what countermeasures China might take in response.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:16

China's government says it will "counterattack with great strength" if President Donald Trump goes ahead with plans to raise USA tariffs on an additional $100 billion worth of Chinese goods. agricultural products with little strategic importance, such as fresh fruit, pork and Californian wine. "Markets increasingly have to discount White House statements on trade issues".

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:11

However, the conduct of political parties in the just concluded Budget session showed that everyone is gearing for the election season that would culminate in 2019 Lok Sabha polls. Several MPs gave notices to move a no-confidence motion against the government. This was the first time a notice to move a no-confidence motion was given in the 16th Lok Sabha.

by | April 07, 2018 | 00:09

China on Thursday questioned at the World Trade Organization ( WTO ) the legality of U.S. tariffs, while the USA alleged that China is involved in the theft of United States intellectual property. Besides this, the ambassador of China called on other WTO members to join him to oppose the Section 301 tariffs and "lock this beast back into the cage of the WTO rules".

by | April 06, 2018 | 23:57

For the project, Google will help the Department of Defense in developing artificial intelligence that will analyze surveillance videos and improve precision during drone attacks. The letter talks about Googlers voicing concerns over Project Maven internally, which were addressed by Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene. Never imperil that.

by | April 06, 2018 | 23:05

Poll-related violence has claimed two lives in Malda and Bankura districts so far since the beginning of the filing of nominations on April 2, according to police. Block Development Officers have been designated Assistant Panchayat Electoral Registration Officers. The West Bengal State Election Commission is the authority tasked with superintendence, direction and control of the preparation of electoral rolls for, and the conduct of, all elections to panchayats and municipalities.

by | April 06, 2018 | 22:40

The deaths drew worldwide criticism of Israel's response, which human rights groups said involved live fire against demonstrators posing no immediate threat to life. Palestinians say protesters were shot while posing no threat to soldiers, and videos that have spread online have fueled their accusations. Palestinian activists said they were burning the tires in hopes the smoke would block the view of Israeli snipers.

by | April 06, 2018 | 22:15

If 4,000 troops were deployed, that would be more than the United States now has in Syria and about half as many as the number of USA troops in Iraq. "Twice before, the President has used National Guard troops on the southwest border ", Hawkins said. The memo paints a dire picture - a "drastic surge of illegal activity on the southern border " -involving drugs , gangs and illegal immigrants that imperils American safety and sovereignty.

by | April 06, 2018 | 21:36

The president didn't attend the annual gala past year, thanks to his and his media office's antagonistic relations together with the information media. Richard Nixon and Jimmy Carter both skipped multiple correspondents' dinners, but after Reagan's assassination attempt, United States presidents attended every dinner for 36 consecutive years.

by | April 06, 2018 | 18:56

Unlike the Philadelphia PD, which used Crisco and a hydraulic fluid before the National Football League title game and Super Bowl , respectively, Radner's grease is a bit of a mystery. Sgt. George Smith of the Radnor Township Community Emergency Response Team said, "We've had the five-county regional task force here, representation from Delaware County MERT, Montgomery County MERT, Philadelphia MERT, which is a mass incident response team, to help us with the celebratory people out there ...

by | April 06, 2018 | 18:53

China's Finance Ministry announced Wednesday it will impose a tariff of 25% on 106 usa products, Reuters reported. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer called President Donald Trump's consideration of $100 billion in additional tariffs on China an "appropriate response" to Beijing's "unjustified" latest tariff threat.

by | April 06, 2018 | 18:46

Just not in the position so many of his fans were hoping he would be. It's really hard to run away with (the tournament), but it's also really easy to lose it out there. He intends to be one of them. Only, likely, the ones who got off to a good start on Thursday. O'Meara followed up his Masters victory by capturing the British Open three months later at Royal Birkdale, becoming a dual major victor at the age of 41.

by | April 06, 2018 | 18:28

Roskomnadzor, the Russian media regulator, claims in court that Telegram has not been compliant with legal obligations and says that the service is an "organizer of information distribution", according to Reuters . However, he refused to abide by "laws incompatible with Telegram privacy policy", Durov wrote on his VKontakte (VK) page in late June. The Kremlin considers the Telegram messenger convenient and uses it, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday.

by | April 06, 2018 | 17:02

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told reporters Wednesday that Trump would be signing a proclamation to deploy the National Guard to the border. Nielsen spoke at a White House news briefing a day after Trump sharpened his anti-immigration rhetoric by saying he wanted to deploy US military forces until his promised border wall is built.

by | April 06, 2018 | 16:37

A School Supervisor I from the St. George East Education District has been assigned to this facility to ensure a smooth relocation process of staff and students. Mr Hipkins says a consultation process over the future of the school will run until May 14, and he'll consider the feedback before making a decision about whether to cancel the school's integration agreement with the Ministry.

by | April 06, 2018 | 16:36

China announced Wednesday it plans to impose tariffs on $50 billion worth of US goods in response to a similar package announced by the United States . Perdue acknowledged the request and stated, "As we take a stronger approach to the way we handle trade as a nation, we will use all of our authorities to ensure that we protect and preserve our agricultural interests".

by | April 06, 2018 | 16:31

An Anadolu reporter told broadcaster CNN Turk the gunman had surrendered and did not try to escape. Eskisehir, a city of almost one million, is on the railway line between Ankara and Istanbul and has rarely been the scene of any kind of violent attack.

by | April 06, 2018 | 16:25

On last Sunday 20 people were killed-13 militants, four civilians and three armed forces-in three separate gunfights in south Kashmir. "The massacre carried out by the Indian occupation forces is totally unacceptable and should be unequivocally condemned by the worldwide community and human rights community around the world", he said.

by | April 06, 2018 | 15:52

ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. crude fell 34 cents to $63.20 a barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. In the currency markets, the US dollar fell against the Japanese yen. China has started to impose higher tariffs on U.S. The retaliatory tariffs nearly cover half the part of what China buys from the United States .

by | April 06, 2018 | 14:19

Sam's Club is an American chain of membership-only retail warehouse clubs owned and operated by Walmart. An explosive device detonated interior of a Sam's Club in California, authorities confirmed Thursday afternoon. Eric Quinones with the Ontario Police Department said. No one was reportedly injured in the explosion and there were no damages to the building. "You just don't know where you're safe or your children are safe", Jared Gonzalez, a customer who was inside the store at the time ...

by | April 06, 2018 | 14:09

On behalf of Sexual Assault Services of Planned Parenthood of the North Country New York, we write to remind our community that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month . "Since its founding, WRAC has worked for greater equity in our community, and an important piece of that is creating safe environments for everyone", Martha Pierce, the WRAC assistant director and violence-prevention program coordinator said in an email.

by | April 06, 2018 | 13:48

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital said Wednesday that two victims have been released: a 32-year-old woman admitted in serious condition and a 27-year-old woman admitted in fair condition. There was a time several years ago, however, when she seemed to be enjoying the fruits of her free speech. "We called the cops again and told them there is a reason she went all the way from San Diego to there so she might do something ", he told the News.

by | April 06, 2018 | 13:47

The marriage is scheduled to take place on May 12 in Patna and nearly 10,000 people including hundreds of VVIPs including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress leader Sonia Gandhi are expected to attend the function. The engagement is reportedly scheduled for April 18 at Patna's Maurya Hotel and the wedding will probably take place on May 12, according to the sources.

by | April 06, 2018 | 13:28

And before Trump credited Mexico's "strong immigration laws" for dispersing much of the migrant group on Thursday, earlier this week he warned that he would "stop their cash cow, NAFTA", if the country doesn't reduce the flow of immigrants coming across the southern USA border .

by | April 06, 2018 | 13:00

The government said it will have a two billion peso ($38.4m) "calamity fund" to try to help an estimated 30,000 people on Boracay whose livelihoods depend on tourism, directly and indirectly. Boracay, one of 7,300 islands in the archipelago nation, hosts 1,800 businesses, including global hotel chains like Shangri-La and Movenpick, and locally listed companies Megaworld Corp and Manila Water.

by | April 06, 2018 | 12:46

To the casual observer-and even to one familiar with artists' studios-the scene is chaotic. "It was short and simple, but also really amusing". The floral arrangements are displayed alongside the art works, creating a dynamic visual display.

by | April 06, 2018 | 12:39

Najib said in a nationally televised address that he obtained consent from Malaysia's king to dissolve Parliament on Saturday, ahead of June 24, when the government's five-year mandate expires. In 2013, it secured its lowest number of parliamentary seats and lost the popular vote for the first time to the opposition - its poorest results in more than five decades of uninterrupted rule since independence from Britain in 1957.

by | April 06, 2018 | 12:40

Demanding the centre to fulfil assurances made in the Rajya Sabha including Special Category Status and provisions of AP Reorganisation Act, TDP is continuing its fight. Naidu has now directed his MPs to approach President Ram Nath Kovind regarding the same. For the unversed, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Centre has been at loggerheads over the non-issuance of the special status to the state, which subsequently led to the former withdrawing from the ...

by | April 06, 2018 | 12:38

Party chief Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy tweeted that the TDP should also ask its MPs to resign and "unite" with the people of Andhra Pradesh in their struggle for special status. "On one pretext or the another, the Speaker is not admitting our no-confidence notice and has been denying us a discussion on the motion". Earlier, the TDP MPs staged dharna in front of Prime Minister seat in Lok Sabha after the house adjourned.