• Vice President promotes tax reform in Versailles

    Vice President promotes tax reform in Versailles

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    America First Policies will host a roundtable discussion prior to the Vice President's remarks to discuss the impact the President's tax cuts are having in Lexington and the State of Kentucky. Despite indications talks are possible between North and South Korea, Pence indicated Trump will continue to put the heat on North Korea to end its nuclear program.
  • Winds let up Wednesday in Oklahoma

    Winds let up Wednesday in Oklahoma

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    Calm weather is expected for Today and Wednesday . Chance of precipitation is 20%. Tonight: A rain to snow mix will develop overnight, with a low of 34 degrees. Friday will be partly cloudy and chilly, with highs in the mid 40s. Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.
  • Paul, Harden fire Rockets to sweet 16th

    Paul, Harden fire Rockets to sweet 16th

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    George shot two, Melo got four, Adams got three...and that's it. "The difference in the game was the three-point line and the free throw line", Donovan admitted. Khris Middleton scored 18 points for Milwaukee , which shot just 9-of-28 on 3-point attempts. For all of the hard-charging offense of Russell Westbrook , it's an problem of construction and math for the Thunder that the fulcrum of its offense is a career 31 percent 3-point shooter.
  • Texas primary: The good, the really good, and the warning

    Texas primary: The good, the really good, and the warning

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    More than 1.5 million people voted Tuesday in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate , won by incumbent Ted Cruz . About 1.5 million Republicans voted in the primary races on Tuesday, only slightly more than four years ago. "I think as they get closer to the election, and they need some real program, something big and significant to get done this year. they may move in our direction or at the very minimum propose a real plan with real dollars on their own".
  • No Decisive And Sustained Change In Pakistan's Behaviour After Aid Freeze

    No Decisive And Sustained Change In Pakistan's Behaviour After Aid Freeze

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    While war of words may have indeed dominated the diplomatic discourse between the two countries, both USA and Pakistan appear intent on not letting relations deteriorate to a point of no return. The current process, which followed months of tensions between the two allies, began with a visit to Islamabad last week by Lisa Curtis, a senior director for South and Central Asia at the White House National Security Council.
  • China trade deficit draws critical Trump tweet

    China trade deficit draws critical Trump tweet

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    A trade war with the US will benefit no one, China warned Thursday, adding it was prepared to give as good as it gets if US President Donald Trump fires the first shots. "We can not allow this to happen as it has for many years!" the president also tweeted on Wednesday. Trump is also demanding a rewrite of the 1994 North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada in an attempt to reduce the USA trade deficit with Mexico and to shift more auto production north of the border.
  • China has set its 2018 growth target at

    China has set its 2018 growth target at "around 6.5%"

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    The defense spending figure is closely watched around the world for clues to China's strategic intentions as it develops new military capabilities, including stealth fighters, aircraft carriers and anti-satellite missiles. China has been steadily increasing its military spending, dovetailed to its economic rise. "Some spending will be hidden in civilian spending", said the diplomat, speaking on condition of anonymity.
  • Chesterfield Schools to have 'safe locations' for National School Walkout day

    Chesterfield Schools to have 'safe locations' for National School Walkout day

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    The walkout is planned by a national organization and will take place on March 14 , one month after the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , that left 17 people dead . Student Diego Pfeiffer posted a picture of Wade being escorted through the school and thanked Wade "for casually dropping by our school and causing a stampede in the cafeteria".
  • ACC Basketball Tournament Bracket/Schedule

    ACC Basketball Tournament Bracket/Schedule

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    What had been a competitive affair ended up with the somewhat misleading final score of 88-66 in favor of the Blue Devils. Oh, and Duke is No. 3 in offensive efficiency. Bagley headlines the All-Conference teams but he is joined on the first team by other great players. Thus, the 2018 ACC Tournament is absolutely can't-miss for college basketball fans.
  • We Just Got One More Clue About Amelia Earhart's Final Resting Place

    We Just Got One More Clue About Amelia Earhart's Final Resting Place

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    If that were the case, it would fit into a popular theory that Earhart and Noonan may have made an emergency landing on Nikumaroro, then known as Gardner Island. She and her her navigator, Fred Noonan , were declared dead two years later after the US concluded she had crashed somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, though their remains were never found.
  • Saudi Arabia Defends 'Just' Yemen War

    Saudi Arabia Defends 'Just' Yemen War

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    The prime minister intends to use the private dinner at Chequers, a 16th-century manor house 40 miles (60 km) northwest of London , to further press her concerns over the humanitarian crisis in Yemen , her spokesman said . "They criticise us for a war in Yemen that is a just war, that is supported by global law". On Friday, he will meet Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson for talks.
  • Florida House poised to pass bill on guns and school safety

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    The mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, last month appeared to reinvigorate calls for gun control as lawmakers, at both the federal and state levels, began proposing a wave of reforms. So far, North Carolina has taken little action in either direction, and the N.C. General Assembly won't go into another session until May. Koning said in New Jersey a majority of Democrats and Independents want to see stricter gun laws passed , while approximately 40 percent of Republicans feel similarly.
  • European Union financial services deal is 'essential'

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    After Theresa May set out her vision for the future EU/UK relationship in her Mansion House speech on Friday, Mr Tusk said that the only option available in negotiations was an FTA of the type signed with Canada . The document warned there can be "no cherry-picking" of particular sectors, like financial services, participating in the EU's single market. As the EU shows its hand, British finance minister Philip Hammond will try in a speech in London to convince European leaders it ...
  • Ofgem signals tougher price controls for energy networks

    Ofgem signals tougher price controls for energy networks

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    Ofgem has unveiled proposals for a new regulatory framework in the United Kingdom for energy network companies starting in 2021. National Grid , which runs the bulk of Britain's power infrastructure, said the consultation was "another important step" in the price control process.
  • Virginia man hit with own vehicle during police chase, authorities say

    Virginia man hit with own vehicle during police chase, authorities say

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    Fairfax County police released the video on Tuesday of the event that happened at about 1 a.m. on Sunday. A daring half-mile chase ensued, but it ended rather unusually with Bonsu jumping out of his vehicle and starting to run off. After about a half-mile chase, Bonsu hit a dead end and got out of the auto to try and run, WJLA Channel 7 reports . He tried to run away but was caught and arrested after a "brief foot chase," according to police.
  • Florida Senate votes to arm teachers, rejects assault weapon ban

    Florida Senate votes to arm teachers, rejects assault weapon ban

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    Bill Galvano , R-Bradenton, who has been the Senate's point-person on the issue. "Do I think this bill goes far enough?" SB 7026 passed on a 20-18 vote with the help of Democratic Sens. Once again violence shatters us; another school shooting . The bill drew bipartisan opposition, and if one more senator had voted "no", it would have failed on a tie.