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Trump Says He and Merkel Have Wiretapping 'in Common'

Trump Says He and Merkel Have Wiretapping 'in Common' Friday's summit with German Chancellor Angela Merkel proved a grim reminder. In January, Mr Trump said the German chancellor had made "a catastrophic mistake" by allowing hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants into Germany. In his opening remarks, Trump said that "training our workforce for the 21st century" was a top priority, adding that "we want to make sure we have the workforc... [Full Article...]

Hoffman holds 36-hole lead at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Aussie Jason Day, the world No. 2, was in a 12-man pack on 70 that also included South Africans Louis Oosthuizen and Trevor Immelman, Canadians Adam Hadwin and David Hearn, Sweden's Alex Noren and Aussie Aaron Baddeley. Saunders was two under par with five holes to play, but bogeyed the 14th and 16th and took six on the 18th after his approach finished in the rocks on the edge of a water hazard gu... [Full Article...]

Dollar briefly dives below ¥113 on Fed rate forecasts

Dollar briefly dives below ¥113 on Fed rate forecasts The S&P 500 Index lost 0.2 percent to 2,381.38 at 4 p.m.in NY, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 16 points to 20,934.55. The yield on the 10-year Treasury rose to 2.52% from 2.50% late Wednesday. Gold XAU= inched 0.1 percent lower to $1,225.14 an ounce, as investors took profits after strong gains this week on the Fed's more moderate monetary policy stance. [Full Article...]

Of Mosul Retaken from Daesh

Of Mosul Retaken from Daesh According to the IOM, more than 238,000 people are now displaced due to fighting in the Mosul area, while more fled but later returned to their homes. Ashraf Ali, a nurse who escaped with his wife and two children, said mortar rounds were falling as they fled. The Iraqi Security Forces took almost three months just to retake half of the city and lost hundreds of troops in the urban slog. [Full Article...]

May 'good at getting it wrong', says Le Pen

May 'good at getting it wrong', says Le Pen She also insisted that no British immigrants living in France would face persecution, though she said that French people would have priority when it came to jobs. "We are old allies and economically speaking as well, we have a great many exchanges to implement", she said. She continued: "I believe that between two nations such as ours that really go back and that would be free if I am elected; b... [Full Article...]

Sesame Workshop responds to Trump's proposed cuts to national arts funding

Sesame Workshop responds to Trump's proposed cuts to national arts funding About half of the $ 445 million provided every year to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting is distributed among 350 member stations to fund the operations of local PBS member stations. So, how much do you pay in federal taxes to public radio? KCPW FM-88.3 received $78,968 from the CPB in 2016 - 3.4 percent of its budget. Groups like the Free Press Action Fund and millions of peop... [Full Article...]

Trump defends wiretapping claims

Trump defends wiretapping claims A GCHQ spokesman called it "nonsense" and "utterly ridiculous", the BBC reported . The British spy agency told ITV News that any suggestion it was involved in wiretapping the now president "was utterly ridiculous and should be ignored". [Full Article...]

'Any request will be DECLINED' Scottish Secretary RULES OUT Scottish referendum

The rallying call to union supporters comes as SNP deputy leader told delegates a second referendum on Scottish independence is going to happen. "In other words, the margin will be more than 45-55, which is why I am not entirely sure that this referendum will go ahead at any point". [Full Article...]

Dog Shot Dead While Delaying Planes at New Zealand Airport

Dog Shot Dead While Delaying Planes at New Zealand Airport A gate connected connected to an airside security area had been opened to let a truck through and the dog chose to make its escape and run onto the airfield at about 4am. National animal rights organisation Safe said it was "appalled about the needless killing of this dog ", spokesman Hans Kriek said. The safety of the dog and people on the ground and in the air were paramount in the deci... [Full Article...]

Air strike on mosque near Syria's Aleppo kills at least 42

Air strike on mosque near Syria's Aleppo kills at least 42 Davis said the US military had not yet seen any credible allegations of civilian casualties, including on social media. The official added that the USA strike and videos of dazed and bloodied civilians might be from two separate strikes, and suggested that the Syrian government or Russian planes may have conducted the strike. [Full Article...]

China, Saudi Arabia stress ties, sign $65 billion in deals

China, Saudi Arabia stress ties, sign $65 billion in deals The agreement covers several strategic projects, including developing joint venture petrochemical projects in China and Saudi Arabia, which target key downstream markets, such as automobiles, electronics, lighting, construction, packaging, and medical equipment, according to the statement. [Full Article...]

African immigrants killed in airstrike off Yemen western coast

African immigrants killed in airstrike off Yemen western coast A sailor who had been operating the boat, Ibrahim Ali Zeyad, said 80 refugees were rescued after the incident. There were 91 survivors, some of whom were hospitalized, he said. The asylum-seekers were then able to hold up flashlights to show the aircraft that they were migrants. About 29 pro-government soldiers were killed and 89 others injured when missiles fired by Shiite Houthi gunmen struc... [Full Article...]

Latest Flooding in Peru Turns Deadly

Latest Flooding in Peru Turns Deadly Unusually heavy rains have killed at least a dozen people in Peru's latest round of flooding and the muddy waters have begun rushing into homes and streets. Stunned locals watch liquid mud flowing underneath a road bridge can't believe their eyes as the woman suddenly appears out of piles of wooden planks caught in the deluge. [Full Article...]

Notre Dame Basketball: Comparing to West Virginia by the Numbers

Notre Dame Basketball: Comparing to West Virginia by the Numbers Cannady's high-arching 3-pointer from the left wing seemed to hang in the air forever as the capacity crowd at KeyBank Center waited in anticipation for the NCAA's annual basketball madness to begin in the very first tournament game. And then, if you want to look at other facets of the game, it doesn't get much better. For essentially the first time this season, we as fans saw BONZIE as human ... [Full Article...]

No Wiretapping by Obama, House Intel Panel Reports

No Wiretapping by Obama, House Intel Panel Reports The White House has sought to walk back Trump's rhetoric, telling reporters that the president referred to broader surveillance. On March 4, Trump claimed in a tweet storm that Obama had wiretapped Trump Tower before his election victory, offering no evidence. [Full Article...]

May Rejects Calls for Scottish Referendum Due to "Bad Timing"

May Rejects Calls for Scottish Referendum Due to The remarks upped the ante in a war of words over Scottish independence as Britain prepares for intense European Union exit talks. Mrs May would not go as far as ruling out ever agreeing to a second referendum but said she was just responding to the proposals outlined by Ms Sturgeon. [Full Article...]

Funding for Charlotte's art programs at risk after Trump releases budget

Funding for Charlotte's art programs at risk after Trump releases budget There's still hope that the arts community will be able to lobby Congress members to salvage the NEA funds. To complement the STAND FOR THE ARTS website, Ovation TV is airing a series of PSAs that highlight organizations and individuals who would be most impacted by the elimination of the NEA. [Full Article...]

Russian spies implicated in mammoth Yahoo data breach

Russian spies implicated in mammoth Yahoo data breach An indictment reveals four people face charges which include conspiracy to commit computer fraud, economic espionage, theft and other related counts in connection to a massive Yahoo breach. Federal Bureau of Investigation assistant director Paul Abbate said the U.S. Baratov was arrested in Canada on Tuesday, while Belan is believed to be protected by authorities in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Tillerson, in Tokyo, calls for 'different approach' on Pyongyang's nukes

It really is a reflection of the significance you, Secretary Tillerson , put on the Japan-U.S. alliance and I very much appreciate it. "I will have conversations with China on further actions it can take", Tillerson said. "We look to China to fulfil its obligations and fully implement the sanctions called for " in United Nations resolutions, Tillerson said in response to a question about how i... [Full Article...]

USA hikers feared dead after avalanche in Canadian park

USA hikers feared dead after avalanche in Canadian park They found no tracks coming out. Staff at the lodge in Field, British Columbia, where the two were staying, said they noticed that the pair did not check out or contact hotel employees by the evening. Parks Canada and RCMP were asked to initiate a search for two people on Tuesday. The risk of another avalanche was so severe that police could not send a search team any further. [Full Article...]


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