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Their words came just hours after China announced it would slap 25 percent tariffs on 106 US products , worth $50 billion, ranging from soybeans and cars to whiskey and airplanes, in response to the 25 percent tariff on 1,300 Chinese products worth $50 billion announced by the US Trade Representative on Tuesday, following a Section 301 investigation into China's intellectual property policies and practices.
  • Trump directs troops deployed to border

    Trump directs troops deployed to border

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    President Trump on Wednesday signed a proclamation that deploys the National Guard to the U.S. -Mexico border . Governors from three of the four states along the Mexican border have said they'll support Trump's request to put National Guard troops there.
  • Bp Plc (BP) Position Held by Kahn Brothers Group Inc

    Bp Plc (BP) Position Held by Kahn Brothers Group Inc

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    The stock of BP p.l.c. ( NYSE :BP) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, November 27 by Argus Research. The stock increased 1.40% or $0.76 during the last trading session, reaching $55.17. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of BP from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 13th. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $49.0 target.
  • Boracay closure to affect 35000 workers, cost P18B

    Boracay closure to affect 35000 workers, cost P18B

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    Because of the ban on entry of tourists from overseas, travel agencies and airlines have begun the process of cancellation issued in advance of travel to the island. The decision to shut down the island for tourists is expected to "pave the way for the island's restoration as a tourism paradise". "It's unfair for compliant establishments to be affected by the closure", executive director Pia Miraflores told AFP.
  • Chandrababu Naidu rides cycle to demand special status for Andhra Pradesh

    Chandrababu Naidu rides cycle to demand special status for Andhra Pradesh

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    This morning in Amaravati , the Andhra Pradesh chief minister led a cycle rally of his ministers and TDP legislators protesting the Centre's attitude towards the state, vis-a-vis the implementation of the AP Reorganisation Act, 2014. "Appoint JPC and tell them to have a look into the issue", he said. The NDA government says that it has already sent about Rs 12,000 crore to Andhra Pradesh, but new rules disallow "special status" sought by states such as Andhra and Bihar.
  • LOOTED FUNDS SAGA: APC, PDP in Show of Shame

    LOOTED FUNDS SAGA: APC, PDP in Show of Shame

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    This comes one month after the NEC announced the elongation of the tenure of the party's National Working Committee and other executives by one year, effective June this year. The president had explained that the decision was causing acrimony within the party, with some members not comfortable with the matter, dragging the party to court.
  • YSR Congress MPs resign from Lok Sabha, challenge TDP to do same

    YSR Congress MPs resign from Lok Sabha, challenge TDP to do same

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    After YSRCP president Jagan Mohan Reddy announced earlier that his MPs will be resigning from Parliament on Friday, his MPs today added that they will be going on an indefinite fast after tendering in their resignations. Chandrababu Naidu clarified that his MPs will not resign because to fight the BJP-led central government, they'll have to continue to be in Delhi. She told them that unless the House is in order, she can not allow the notices on the no-confidence motion.Meanwhile, Jana Sena, ...
  • Oregon Says They Won't Send Troops to Border with Mexico

    Oregon Says They Won't Send Troops to Border with Mexico

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    Trump signed the proclamation on Wednesday, citing "illegal drugs, risky gang activity, and extensive illegal immigrations" as threats to the US. 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.
  • Malaysian PM announces dissolution of parliament, calls for election

    Malaysian PM announces dissolution of parliament, calls for election

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    In a televised speech delivered after a special cabinet meeting, Najib said he already acquired the consent of King Sultan Muhammad V to dissolve the parliament. Najib was sworn in a year later, in a move aimed at stemming the lagging popularity of the ruling party amid a slowing economy. BN won the 13th general election by taking 133 seats out of the 222 contested.
  • WAVE launches teal campaign for sexual assault awareness month

    WAVE launches teal campaign for sexual assault awareness month

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    There will be a resource fair, a keynote speech and a candlelight vigil. You can also get involved by participating in our Sexual Assault Awareness Month activities. Thursday night marks another event during the Week of Action: Steve Thompson, Aggression Services Director at Central Michigan University, will discuss "survivor behavior, who sex predators are, how they assault, and what we as individuals and a community can do to make the changes we need to see", according to the event's ...
  • Shooter leaves four dead at university as cops rush to scene

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    Anadolu Agency reported that the dead are a deputy dean, a secretary and two teaching staff. Broadcaster CNN Turk said three others had been wounded in the shooting. It said there was no indication of the assailant's motive, describing him as a research fellow at the university working in the education faculty. Footage from the scene showed several police officers and medical staff in the area, while students and university staff were treated at ambulances.
  • Tiger Woods the center of attention at the Masters

    Tiger Woods the center of attention at the Masters

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    His second shot at the par-5 eighth was going left when it kicked right off a mound and bounded toward the hole, finishing some 14 feet away. "To go wire to wire is a rare occurrence in any tournament", Spieth said. World number two Justin Thomas , the reigning US PGA Tour Player of the Year, can overtake Dustin Johnson atop the world rankings with a victory. "I happened to venture over to the back right quadrant of 17 today and [there] could be a little potential for iffyness".
  • Villanova Wildcats: 3 reasons why Jay Wright's team can repeat in 2019

    Villanova Wildcats: 3 reasons why Jay Wright's team can repeat in 2019

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    Lawson of Memphis. In their emotions on the stage of the Jake Nevin Field House Tuesday afternoon, the Wildcats also carried badges of Final Fours past. Sitting side-by-side in the crowd at the Alamodome on Monday night were Ed Pinckney and Kyle Lowry, Villanova basketball royalty. "It sinks in when coach subs out Jalen, Mikal and the crowd starts cheering", Booth said.
  • Mueller says Trump not criminal target now

    Mueller says Trump not criminal target now

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    In addition to those events, prosecutors will also reportedly ask questions about Attorney General Jeff Sessions' involvement in Comey's firing - a move that baffled legal experts past year, given that Sessions recused himself from any matters involving the Russian Federation investigation two months before Comey was sacked.
  • Verdict due in corruption trial of S. Korea's ex-president Park

    Verdict due in corruption trial of S. Korea's ex-president Park

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    Prosecutors are demanding a steeper, 30-year-jail sentence and a 118.5 billion won ($110 million) fine for the 66-year-old Park, saying she must take overall responsibility for the scandal due to her position as president. Park was also indicted for accepting 59.2 billion won in bribes from Samsung, Lotte and SK in exchange for business favors. In February, an appeals court reduced the prison term to 2-and-a-half years, suspended for 4 years.
  • Pertamina admits its pipeline is source of East Kalimantan oil spill

    Pertamina admits its pipeline is source of East Kalimantan oil spill

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    But on Wednesday, Pertamina admitted that its crude oil pipeline was indeed the cause. Togar MP said that Pertamina is still calculating the quantity of crude oil released in the spill. Balikpapan city secretary Sayid Fadli said today that the city on the island of Borneo is in its third day of a state of emergency following the weekend spill around Semayang Port.
  • India boxing coach denies doping

    India boxing coach denies doping

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    Indian athletes have been punched firmly by the syringe controversy in Gold Coast (Australia) with the Commonwealth Games organizers targeting all arriving batches of Indians for dope testing. The contents of the syringes are still being investigated, Grevemberg said. "We are now waiting for what the CGF decides". Star shuttler PV Sindhu led the Indian contingent at a glittering opening ceremony which launched the 21st edition of the Commonwealth Games here yesterday.
  • Migrant caravan drops plan to travel to US-Mexico border

    Migrant caravan drops plan to travel to US-Mexico border

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    Trump tweeted this week that the caravan "had better be stopped" before it reached the US, and announced on Wednesday that the National Guard will be sent down to secure the southern border. Ricardo Anaya, the second favorite in most polls, said that Trump's "hostile act" required "a quick and energetic answer". Andrés Manuel López Obrador (aka AMLO), the hard-left Marxist who is a front-runner for the presidency, has won broad support by promising to "put him [Trump] in his place".