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USA poised to sue Beijing at WTO

USA poised to sue Beijing at WTO Noting that consultations are the first step in the WTO dispute settlement process, the USTR said if the United States and China are not able to reach a mutually agreed solution through consultations, the Trump Administration may request the establishment of a WTO dispute settlement panel to review the matter. [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica scandal "unlikely to affect Switzerland"

Cambridge Analytica scandal President Donald Trump's election. The ads said Facebook is limiting the data apps received when users sign in. Questions are also being raised about Cambridge Analytica's role in Britain's vote to leave the European Union in 2016. Since the blunder surfaced, angry users have initiated a #deletefacebook campaign on Twitter, sending Facebook's shares nosediving. The data appears then to have be... [Full Article...]

Ford and Alibaba have made a auto vending machine in China

Ford and Alibaba have made a auto vending machine in China Alibaba's users will be eligible to book the auto and then take it for a spin, post which they can further decide if they want to buy the same or try another one. Post its launch in Guangzhou, Alibaba now plans to extend this vending machine service across the Chinese turf. WE'VE ALL BEEN PECKISH enough to abandon any diets or moral stances on overpriced snacks to raid a nearby vending machin... [Full Article...]

NY Firefighter Loses Life on the Set of an Edward Norton Movie

NY Firefighter Loses Life on the Set of an Edward Norton Movie It's still unclear what caused the fire. The blaze erupted in the unoccupied basement of the building in upper Manhattan after the movie crew had just finished shooting a scene in a former jazz club there, the CBS affiliate in NY reported in the segment above. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom judge approves warrant to search Cambridge Analytica offices

On Wednesday, the Indian Ministry of Information Technology had sent out a word of caution to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg regarding any incident of data theft of an Indian citizen if found. Facebook's privacy practices have come under fire after Cambridge Analytica , a political consulting firm affiliated with President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign, got data inappropriately. [Full Article...]

Patient mistreated by ambulance driver dies in Kerala

Patient mistreated by ambulance driver dies in Kerala A seriously injured elderly man was left on an inclined stretcher upside down outside a hospital in Thrissur by an ambulance driver, who was apparently angry over the patient vomiting and defecating in the vehicle. Kerala Police has booked a case of "negligent act endangering the life of a person" against an ambulance driver who mishandled an accident victim putting him upside-down on a stretc... [Full Article...]

64 killed in eastern Russia shopping center fire

64 killed in eastern Russia shopping center fire This handout picture released by The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry on 25 March 2018, shows emergency firefighters extinguishing a fire outside a burning shopping centre in Kemerovo. When asked by a journalist on March 26 about the apparent thin coverage of the Kemerovo fire on national TV, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted by TASS as saying it was "sheer foolishness" and "absurdi... [Full Article...]

Battle to extradite Puigdemont plunges Spain into new crisis

Battle to extradite Puigdemont plunges Spain into new crisis He said the filing accused Madrid of violating Puigdemont's right to be freely elected and his rights to freedom of association and expression. Puigdemont's arrest on Sunday came five months after he went on the run as Spanish prosecutors sought to charge him with sedition and rebellion after a vote by the Catalan parliament to declare independence. [Full Article...]

Ji Eun-Hee produces ace in Kia Classic win

Ji Eun-Hee produces ace in Kia Classic win Ji missed just one fairway and hit every green in regulation during the final round at the Kia Classic, a recipe for success at any tournament, and said her hard work during the winter paid dividends. Salas, South Korea's Kim In-kyung, and Ji shared the lead after the third round. I had a tough day yesterday and it would have taken a super-low round today to catch Eun-hee. [Full Article...]

SC seeks Centre's views on practices of polygamy, 'nikah halala'

SC seeks Centre's views on practices of polygamy, 'nikah halala' The apex court , which agreed to examine the plea, said a fresh five-judge bench would be set up to look into the matter. "At this juncture, a submission has been advanced at the Bar that keeping in view the importance of the issue, the matter should be placed before the Constitution Bench". [Full Article...]

Russian Federation says deal expected with more rebels in Syria's Ghouta

Russian Federation says deal expected with more rebels in Syria's Ghouta Around 1,000 fighters and their relatives left on Saturday, Syrian state news agency SANA said. A total of 8,000 people - including opposition fighters and their families - are slated for evacuation from the regime-besieged region, as a part of a Russia-brokered agreement between Syria's Assad regime and armed opposition groups. [Full Article...]

(Update) 64 dead in Russian shopping mall inferno

(Update) 64 dead in Russian shopping mall inferno The Investigative Committee , which is in charge of serious crimes, says 4 people, including the manager of the mall, have been detained. State news agency Tass cited the Russian Emergencies Ministry as saying the earlier report of 64 missing included the 37 victims whose bodies had been recovered but not yet identified. [Full Article...]

Out-of-orbit Chinese space station will fall to Earth soon

Out-of-orbit Chinese space station will fall to Earth soon Tiangong-1 was lofted in late September 2011, to help test the docking and rendezvous technologies required to build a bona fide space station, which China aims to do by the mid-2020s. According to the bright minds tracking the space station's demise, you'd be about a million times more likely to win the lottery than to be struck by a piece of falling debris. [Full Article...]

JD Sports Buyout Crushes Finish Line Short Sellers

JD Sports Buyout Crushes Finish Line Short Sellers Finish Line is one of the largest retailers of athletic footwear, apparel and accessories in the USA and trades from 556 branded stores across 44 U.S. Finish Line also said on Monday that fourth quarter net sales rose 0.7% year over year to $561.3 million, driven by an 8.5% increase in Finish Line Macy's sales, while same-store sales in the quarter fell 7.9%. [Full Article...]

Motion reveals Pulse gunman's father was Federal Bureau of Investigation informant

Motion reveals Pulse gunman's father was Federal Bureau of Investigation informant The Brady case ruled that prosecutors must turn over evidence that could be favorable to the accused over to the defense. Seddique Mateen, father of gunman Omar Mateen, also was investigated when agents probing the June 12, 2016, massacre found receipts of money transfers to Turkey and Afghanistan, lawyers for Omar Mateen's widow Noor Salman said in a motion filed on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Former IDF Chief: Bolton Encouraged Israel To Attack Iran

Former IDF Chief: Bolton Encouraged Israel To Attack Iran They expressed fear the United States president's "worst instincts" will be indulged by the men, described as being stuck in a "neoconservative timewarp". After a landmark nuclear deal inked between Iran and six world's major powers (the five permanent members of UN Security Council plus Germany), trade volume exchanged between Iran and Europe has increased dramatically, the report concluded. [Full Article...]

European Union states expelling 30 Russian diplomats over United Kingdom spy attack

European Union states expelling 30 Russian diplomats over United Kingdom spy attack Skripal and his daughter were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent of a type developed by Russian Federation", specifically from the Novichok group, May said following the attack. The officials said these actions are not designated towards any particular or individual effort of collection by the Russian government. "We are taking these measures in solidarity with the United Kingdom", Fre... [Full Article...]

Kim Jong Un Is Making a Surprise China Visit, Sources Say

Kim Jong Un Is Making a Surprise China Visit, Sources Say The NTV network said the green and yellow train appears very similar to the one that former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Un's late father, took to Beijing in 2011 and has 21 cars. "The station was blocked inside", the man said. The Chinese social-media platform WeChat was awash with rumours surrounding the journey, and Sun said the mysterious train's trip "disrupted the whole ... [Full Article...]

England Eves beat India in record chase

England Eves beat India in record chase The earlier highest chase in women's T20 internationals was also by England, which came against Australia, in Canberra in 2017. However, star Indian pacer Jhulan Goswami somehow managed to break their partnership by sending Smith back to the pavilion. [Full Article...]

Zuma to appear in court on April 6 on graft charges

Zuma to appear in court on April 6 on graft charges The City Press reported how former President Jacob Zuma is being investigated by the Hawks for allegedly accepting money from businessman Deon Larry in exchange for keeping Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Senzeni Zokwana in his position after the August 2016 polls. [Full Article...]


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