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China halts USA sorghum dumping probe as trade talks continue China halts USA sorghum dumping probe as trade talks continue
- May 18, 2018

In April, China forced US sorghum exporters to put up a 178.6 percent deposit on the value of sorghum shipments to the country after launching an investigation in February following Trump's imposition of steep tariffs on imports of solar panels and washing machines. (more...)
Disclosure Forms Show Trump Earned More Than $40 Million From DC Hotel Disclosure Forms Show Trump Earned More Than $40 Million From DC Hotel
- May 18, 2018

The 2017 report covered 15 and 1/2 months while the 2018 report covered one year. Income doubled at the hotel, which Trump has been known to frequent for a steak along with aides and friends, reaching $40.4 million, according to Trump's disclosure released Wednesday. (more...)
2 more civilians killed in JK ceasefire violation 2 more civilians killed in JK ceasefire violation
- May 18, 2018

In the heavy Pakistan shelling in R S Pura and Arnia sectors, four civilians including a couple were killed and 12 others injured, Additional District Development Commissioner Arun Manhas told PTI . The slain jawan was identified as 28-year-old constable Sitaram Upadhyay of 192 Battalion. He joined the Border Security Force in 2011. He is survived by a three-year-old son and a one-year-old daughter, officials said. (more...)
Centre announces ceasefire in J&K; Mufti, Omar welcomes move Centre announces ceasefire in J&K; Mufti, Omar welcomes move
- May 18, 2018

The "people-centric" decision came with the important caveat that the armed forces will have the right to retaliate if challenged by terrorists or if such action is essential to protect lives of innocent people. While appealing the masses to observe complete shutdown on 19th May, Er Rasheed said that AIP will receive PM Modi with black flags so as to make world community realize that India is not serious and honest in resolving the issue. (more...)
Belgium court rejects extradition of Catalan ex-ministers Belgium court rejects extradition of Catalan ex-ministers
- May 18, 2018

The court "has ruled that the three Spanish European Arrest Warrants are irregular and therefore refused their execution", said a statement from the Dutch-speaking Brussels Court of First Instance. Prosecutors say that Spain can not appeal the decision. He was arrested while travelling in Germany. Fervent Catalan secessionist Quim Torra was sworn in Thursday as the restive Spanish region's new leader, with his demands for an independent Catalonia set to prolong a standoff with Spain's ... (more...)
Police respond to report of person with gun at Boulevard mall Police respond to report of person with gun at Boulevard mall
- May 18, 2018

Police evacuated the mall and conducted three searches, but could not locate the person, he said. Buyers have posted photos on social media that present dozens of police automobiles exterior the mall. Initial reports suggest the police response came after shoppers called 911 after seeing a man walking through the hallways with a rifle. No shots were fired and no one was injured. (more...)
White House divided on Yanny Laurel debate White House divided on Yanny Laurel debate
- May 18, 2018

President Trump said he didn't hear Yanny or Laurel . Sarah Huckabee Sanders made a crack that touched on the president's attacks on news reporting he doesn't like, joking that the rumor that she heard laurel must have come from CNN, "because that's fake news". (more...)
MI author claims to know identity of DB Cooper MI author claims to know identity of DB Cooper
- May 18, 2018

Some of the other theories concerning D.B. Cooper's identity say he was a a mild-mannered grocery store clerk from Northern Michigan, a conman and former U.S. Asked about the mid-air robbery, he said: 'Never even a second thought...it was no big deal really, it was done. He claims Reca put the stolen cash - equivalent to $1million in 2018 - in the bank, before lining up another overseas 'job'. (more...)
European Union demands an end to Trump tariff threats
- May 18, 2018

Asked on arrival at a summit of European Union leaders in Bulgaria if he was concerned about an announcement by French oil major Total that it may pull out of Iran after Washington pulled out of the nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Macron said it was up to firms active in various markets to make their own decisions, Reuters reported. (more...)
China Commerce Ministry Ends Anti-Dumping Probe Into US Sorghum China Commerce Ministry Ends Anti-Dumping Probe Into US Sorghum
- May 18, 2018

The two-day talks would continue until Friday. The negotiations are aimed at finding a way out of the bitter trade clash between the world's top two economies. Agreeing to a deal focused primarily on reducing the trade deficit could also weaken Trump's original tariff goal of pressuring China to end policies that his administration says are aimed at misappropriating USA technology - a bigger structural change for China's state-driven economic model. (more...)
Birnin Gwari: 10 feared killed as armed bandits attack Kaduna communities Birnin Gwari: 10 feared killed as armed bandits attack Kaduna communities
- May 18, 2018

A resident of the community Alhaji Ja'afar Jibril while confirming the incident said, "Four people were killed in Mashigi and two each where killed in Dokoru and Sabon Wuri villages during the attack by armed bandits around 4.30am on Thursday". (more...)
Woman cleared of murdering ex-boyfriend in acid attack Woman cleared of murdering ex-boyfriend in acid attack
- May 18, 2018

Wallace, described as controlling, jealous and vindictive, attacked the engineer at her flat in Westbury Park, Bristol. Consultants agreed to it and on January 2 previous year he died from a catheter inserted into his heart. I hope that Mark can now rest in peace. He said: In her darker moments, she bought a bottle of sulphuric acid. Wallace claimed she thought she was throwing a glass of water over van Dongen. (more...)
Congress to Observe 'Save Democracy Day' in Protest Against Karnataka Guv's Decision Congress to Observe 'Save Democracy Day' in Protest Against Karnataka Guv's Decision
- May 18, 2018

Following this Congress and JD (S) filed a petition against this decision in top court. Goa, Bihar, Congress leaders in Manipur and Meghalaya have sought time from the respective Governors of the state for a meeting tomorrow. Reports also claimed that former chief minister Mukul Sangma is also seeking appointment from the governor and discuss the Karnataka matter. He said the sanctity of the Raj Bhawan has been "lowered" at BJP's behest and said, "This taking over of Yeddyurappa is a ... (more...)
Body of Woman Pulled From Red River Identified Body of Woman Pulled From Red River Identified
- May 18, 2018

Her family members say they believe April Carpenter's death is suspicious because she loved life and her family. This was not the way the Carpenter family wanted to find her. "April had goals and visions and dreams", he said. "She was working to finish her education to become a social worker". "She wanted to be a social worker", she said. (more...)
Macedonian PM sees solution to name dispute with Greece in June Macedonian PM sees solution to name dispute with Greece in June
- May 18, 2018

A potential solution was identified during the meeting and will be discussed within the countries. Even if a deal is reached, both leaders will need to deal with opposition in their countries, particularly from nationalist groups and political parties. (more...)
35% of newly elected MLAs have criminal past: ADR 35% of newly elected MLAs have criminal past: ADR
- May 18, 2018

When it was clear that the BJP was struggling to reach the half-way mark, the Congress reached out to JD (S) leader and former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda and agreed that his son Kumaraswamy would be the Chief Minister of a coalition government. (more...)
Mo Salah's Football Boots To Go On Display At The British Museum Mo Salah's Football Boots To Go On Display At The British Museum
- May 18, 2018

The British Museum stated on its official Twitter account: "We've made an exciting new acquisition!" "That's just like the British Museum ", said someone in the office, "Nicking something from an Egyptian and putting it on display". Neal Spencer , Keeper of Ancient Egypt & Sudan section at the British Museum stated: "The boots tell a story of a modern Egyptian icon, performing in the United Kingdom, with a truly global impact, and building on our recent project to acquire objects to ... (more...)
Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt Reach Agreement on Renaissance Dam Ethiopia, Sudan, Egypt Reach Agreement on Renaissance Dam
- May 18, 2018

The negotiations lasted nearly two days - nearly without a break. They also determined to meet periodically, possibly every six months, for consultations, in accordance with the text issued by the Foreign Ministry. Egypt has criticised the dam's construction, which Ethiopia has been undertaking since 2011, arguing that it will reduce the country's access to the river's water - something it considers a historical, legitimate right. (more...)
EGYPT; Sisi pardons over 330 prisoners EGYPT; Sisi pardons over 330 prisoners
- May 18, 2018

Israeli troops killed dozens of Palestinians on Monday who protested on the Gaza border as the United States opened its embassy in Jerusalem, moving its diplomatic mission in Israel to the contested holy city from Tel Aviv. "We can not do more than this", the president said, adding that Egypt makes statements that help resolve the situation, not complicate matters. Egyptians have already received many Palestinians who were injured by Israeli fire during anti-Israel clashes along the ... (more...)
North Korea says may reconsider summit with Trump North Korea says may reconsider summit with Trump
- May 18, 2018

No decision, we haven't been notified at all. Asked later Wednesday if the summit would go ahead, Trump said, "We'll have to see". We haven't heard anything. The decades-old debate over how and when North Korea gives up its nuclear weapons program has reemerged in the run-up to Trump's first-of-its-kind meeting with Kim. (more...)

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