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South Korean President Moon Jae-In, who led the pursuit of detente with North Korea during his country's hosting of the Winter Olympics, said the summit would set a course for denuclearisation, according to a presidential spokesman. Trump took office vowing to stop North Korea from attaining a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the USA mainland, a goal that Pyongyang is on the cusp of reaching.
  • Today is International Women's Day: the Date's History and Mission

    Today is International Women's Day: the Date's History and Mission

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    China has been inspired by this determination for change - officials say the country will continue to uphold the lawful rights and interests of women. She also shared what it was like meeting women in Liberia, who had gone through things she "couldn't even begin to imagine" and how they all wanted "to be heard".
  • Trump increases pressure on Mexico and Canada to sign NAFTA

    Trump increases pressure on Mexico and Canada to sign NAFTA

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    Since the United States announced its intent to renegotiate NAFTA in May 2017, several rounds of highly-publicized negotiations have been held in Canada, the USA, and Mexico . US chemical exports to Canada and Mexico have grown from $13 billion in 1994 to $44 billion in 2018, the report says. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks after the Senate Republican weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 6, 2018.
  • Video games linked to violence, Trump says

    Video games linked to violence, Trump says

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    The meeting on Thursday brought multiple industry leaders together to discuss the issue . Malmstroem said Trump's announcement was "not crystal clear" and she would seek clarification when she saw US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels on Saturday for long-planned talks that are now a de facto crisis meeting.
  • United States allies line up for exemptions from Trump's tariffs

    United States allies line up for exemptions from Trump's tariffs

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    In response to the steel measure, the European Union is targeting 2.8 billion euros ($3.5 billion) of imports of USA goods including Harley-Davidson Inc. He said the American steel and aluminium industries had been "ravaged by aggressive foreign trade practices". Trump has told associates the tariffs could be helpful to the Republican cause in the election in the heart of steel country.
  • College Track and Field: Huber sets sights high for nationals

    College Track and Field: Huber sets sights high for nationals

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    While the final two through six spots will be tightly contested in the 60-meter hurdle, expect Florida sophomore Grant Holloway to run away with the race for his second consecutive NCAA title. I think this is a good year for the pole vault and I think it's only up from here for me. Lisa Fajardo has been a part of three of those performances.
  • Trump to meet with aluminum, steel execs

    Trump to meet with aluminum, steel execs

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    Next week, Trudeau will tour regions of Canada that are heavily reliant on the steel and aluminum industries in a show of solidarity for those who would be hurt most by stiff US tariffs . Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 grants the president authority to limit or restrict imports deemed to impact the domestic economy or national security.
  • Defense hawks aren't sure what to make of Trump's North Korea meeting

    Defense hawks aren't sure what to make of Trump's North Korea meeting

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    Trump has previously ridiculed Kim as " Little Rocket Man ", slapping wideranging bilateral sanctions on the Pyongyang regime and also leading a drive for global sanctions through the UN. Officials who served in Obama's administration said there was a reason he never met with his North Korean counterpart. All of which might be true, just as it might be true now.
  • The next step after a primary election

    The next step after a primary election

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    Now seeking a second Senate term, Cruz has been outraised by his Democratic opponent, one-time punk rocker and El Paso Congressman Beto O'Rourke, who also has visited more of Texas lately. In the 23rd District, which follows hundreds of miles of the Mexican border, five Democrats are looking to unseat Hurd. On Tuesday, 28 women on the Texas Primary ballot either won their race outright or are heading to a primary runoff.
  • Florida governor signs 'school safety' gun bill into law

    Florida governor signs 'school safety' gun bill into law

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    Thank you so very much, sir". When a shooting erupted at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, the first thing some students did was contact their parents. The legislation is a sweeping gun and school-safety bill that would make many changes to Florida's gun laws. It also creates a so-called guardian program enabling some teachers and other school employees to carry guns.
  • Kentucky cruises past Georgia to advance to SEC tourney semis

    Kentucky cruises past Georgia to advance to SEC tourney semis

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    For Kentucky , avoiding an upset was the first step toward achieving success in the postseason. Coach John Calipari said he was uncertain if Vanderbilt would play at all this weekend in St. Kentucky had been looking good with four straight wins before ending the regular season with a loss at Florida. "It's in me", he said. Everyone will be on edge, waiting to see if Georgia makes any immediate announcement on Fox who is in his ninth season with the Bulldogs.
  • Blackberry sues Facebook for BBM patent infringement

    Blackberry sues Facebook for BBM patent infringement

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    BlackBerry had in February 2017, sued Nokia Corp, claiming infringement of patents relating to 3G and 4G wireless communications technology. In terms of the specifics of the suit, which spans nearly 120 pages, BlackBerry claims some elements like messaging timestamps, unread message counts and notification dots are covered under its patents .
  • Second storm in New Jersey delivers crippling blow

    Second storm in New Jersey delivers crippling blow

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    About 38 million people from New Jersey to ME were under winter storm warnings and watches, just days after last weekend's deadly "bomb cyclone ". That storm knocked out power to about 2 million customers. "Customers who are still without power for days are rightfully frustrated", said New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy. "These storms have now become the rule rather than the exception, and they have to have the capacity to quickly restore power", he said.
  • China advises US-North Korea to initiate denuclearisation talks

    China advises US-North Korea to initiate denuclearisation talks

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    Wang said the global situation is experiencing its biggest change in a century and China and India must do everything to emphasize this and support each other and avoid mutual suspicion and attrition. "We must act soon!" China's aluminum exports ballooned to a three-year high while those of steel dropped 27 percent for the first two months. Trump says that America will emerge as a victor in any trade war as its imports are so large that other countries will be forced to negotiate.
  • Captains must take responsibility for Warner-De Kock row - Maxwell

    Captains must take responsibility for Warner-De Kock row - Maxwell

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    Which TV channels will broadcast South Africa vs Australia 2nd Test? "I was just on a roll, things were all going my way", Rabada told reporters. The morning session ended when Bancroft was out edging for 38, undone by a full outswinger from Vernon Philander. Shaun Marsh and Steve Smith steadied the ship for a while after losing the wickets of Khawaja and Warner in quick succession.
  • Florida Senate rejects ban on assault weapons,holds moment of silence

    Florida Senate rejects ban on assault weapons,holds moment of silence

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    Just two Republicans, state Sens. It will also require a three-day waiting period for most gun purchases and ban bump stocks which make it easier for a semi-automatic to function like an automatic rifle. Less than three weeks later, the students will courageously take the state at Carnegie Hall to share their talent with the world. An officer may file for a Risk Protection Order with a court, and if they can convince the court the person in question is risky they can temporarily seize ...
  • Passive euthanasia is permissible

    Passive euthanasia is permissible

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    This judgment was passed in wake of Pinki Virani's plea to the highest court in December 2009 under the Constitutional provision of "Next Friend". " You don't see people living on ventilators for years at most public hospitals ". In deciding this, the Court is allowing individuals to make the choice to stop life-saving measures to prevent their family members and medical staff from needed to halt measures in the patients' best interest.
  • Celebrating International Women's Day Locally

    Celebrating International Women's Day Locally

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    For the same job, women are paid on average nine percent less. For one day, women danced, sang, marched , and chanted. While the theme this year is progress , women should not forget last year's #BeBoldforChange theme. Statistics reveal that developing nations continue to lead the charge on diversity while developed economies lag behind, but this does not mean that the journey to the top is without scathing backlash.
  • Taking Chinese money imperils your sovereignty, Tillerson tells African leaders

    Taking Chinese money imperils your sovereignty, Tillerson tells African leaders

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    Ethiopia is a prime case study: the total USA direct investment in the country is around $567 million, while Chinese investments amount to about $15 billion, according to the State Department. He said African countries and their people are best qualified to say whether China-Africa cooperation is good or not. China's new base in Djibouti, another country immensely indebted to Beijing, is just miles away from the only permanent United States military base in Africa.
  • Second winter storm this month hits U.S. northeast

    Second winter storm this month hits U.S. northeast

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    The storm winds down as snow tapers to flurries. In Minnesota, hundreds of traffic accidents were related to the winter weather, officials said . Just a few weeks ago, temperatures hovered in the 70s in New Jersey and some folks were thinking we might be in for an early spring.
  • Fortnite Announces Battle Royale For Mobile; Signups Start Next Week

    Fortnite Announces Battle Royale For Mobile; Signups Start Next Week

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    Notorious leaker Marcus Sellars, who mostly seems like he throws everything against the wall just to see what sticks, says Fortnite is coming to the Nintendo Switch around August and September of this year. That in mind, PC players will likely maintain an edge over the competition. That's everything you need to know about Fortnite Battle Royale . "The game is so full of energy and adrenaline that when you pull them off - they are screaming at the television, they're hiding, they're ...
  • Donald Trump to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports

    Donald Trump to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium imports

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    Except when it comes to trade. The president was surrounded by steel and aluminum workers as he explained his decision at a White House ceremony. He also noted a "shared commitment to supporting each other in addressing national security concerns, our shared commitment to addressing global excess capacity for producing steel, the physical proximity of our respective industrial bases [and] the robust economic integration between our countries".
  • Five things to know about Trump-Kim summit

    Five things to know about Trump-Kim summit

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    The South Korean officials in Washington said that they sent a verbal message from Kim to Trump . And she fears that Mr Trump and Moon Jae-in, the South Korean president , will be persuaded to ease the pressure on Pyongyang if Mr Kim promises to stop nuclear tests.
  • Nikolas Cruz withdraws guilty plea in connection with Parkland school shooting

    Nikolas Cruz withdraws guilty plea in connection with Parkland school shooting

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    In another call, a man talked to the operator while a woman was on speaker phone with her daughter who was hiding in a classroom in the 1200 building. "Are you at the school?" Newly released 911 calls made by terrified parents and students during the Parkland school shooting have revealed the panic and confusion that ensued as emergency services attempted to respond to the situation.
  • Time to change your clocks; take care

    Time to change your clocks; take care

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    Adopting Daylight Saving Time year-round would put Florida an hour ahead of states in the same time zone that set the clocks back from November until March. And though it may be tempting to sleep your Sunday away, it can make getting up on Monday even harder. Take a hike, or go swimming, but let the kids be physically exhausted so they can sleep.
  • May, Mohammed bin Salman agree to counter Iran's destabilizing acts in region

    May, Mohammed bin Salman agree to counter Iran's destabilizing acts in region

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    Critics say Britain has been slow to condemn rights abuses by Saudi Arabia , a key regional ally and major purchaser of United Kingdom -made weapons. Saudi Arabia executes more Pakistanis than any other foreign nationality annually, almost all for heroin smuggling, according to the study by Justice Project Pakistan and Human Rights Watch.
  • Trump administration seeks $100 billion reduction in US-China trade gap

    Trump administration seeks $100 billion reduction in US-China trade gap

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    What does it all mean? The U.S. trade deficit rose in January to the highest level since October 2008, defying President Donald Trump's efforts to bring more balance to America's trade with the rest of the world. Wednesday's Commerce Department figures showed January exports fell 1.3 percent to $200.9 billion, the largest decrease in 16 months, as aircraft exports decreased in value by $1.8 billion and global sales of industrial supplies like crude oil and other chemicals fell by $1.3 ...
  • Unai Emery still 'sure' PSG can win Champions League one day

    Unai Emery still 'sure' PSG can win Champions League one day

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    He said: "We've had hard moments in the Liga and Copa del Rey, but it's always hard to maintain the same level while playing every three days". Club president Nasser Al-Khelaifi said PSG had bowed to Madrid's superior experience at the highest level - it was the eighth successive season that Real have reached the last eight.
  • 11 countries signed the TRANS-Pacific agreement without the United States

    11 countries signed the TRANS-Pacific agreement without the United States

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    The CPTPP will span a market of almost 500 million people, making it one of the world's largest trade agreements. Canadian, Japanese Australian, Mexican, New Zealander, Malaysian, Singaporean, Vietnamese, Peruvian, Chilean and Buneian ministers were in charge of signing the document of the agreement, in a protocol ceremony led by Bachelet, one of its main fosterers.
  • Android P dev preview out: all major features detailed!

    Android P dev preview out: all major features detailed!

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    Technically, you can connect five Bluetooth speakers at the same time, but only one will output audio. I mean, no one wants their phone's camera getting accessed by potential scammers - the fallout could be truly horrifying. The phone should also default to the lock screen after a restart, and require a PIN, not a fingerprint or other less secure shortcut, for the initial unlock to offer a higher level of security.
  • Syria opens new 'humanitarian corridor' out of Eastern Ghouta

    Syria opens new 'humanitarian corridor' out of Eastern Ghouta

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    Ghouta is home to around 400,000 people under siege and is the last opposition-controlled zone on the capital's outskirts. Damascus has always been accused of using chemical weapons, including a Sarin gas attack on the Ghouta in 2013 estimated to have killed anywhere from 281 to more than a thousand people.
  • Texas vs Texas Tech

    Texas vs Texas Tech

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    By then Texas Tech had built a nine-point advantage. "I had braces for a while and I thought all that money had gone to waste", said Roach, who had nine points , six rebounds and seven assists. Their lead was still 32-19 with 2 minutes left when Young buried a 3-pointer. Dylan Osetkowski is averaging 13.7 points and 7.2 rebounds while Mohamed Bamba is averaging 13 points and 10.6 rebounds.
  • Senate Map Looks Terrible For Democrats In 2018

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    Cal Jillson, a political science professor at Southern Methodist University, said that the Democratic surge is even more impressive given that it's usually GOP voters, not Democrats, who have been reliable in non-presidential years. She is running against Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, a lawyer endorsed by the pro-choice, Democratic women's organization, Emily's List. A new 2018 midterm poll shows that if elections were held today, five Senate Democrats would lose to Republican challengers ...
  • Super Smash Bros Switch Announced for 2018 via Nintendo Direct

    Super Smash Bros Switch Announced for 2018 via Nintendo Direct

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    The game hasn't seen a console release since 2014's Super Smash Bros . But honestly, it doesn't matter either way. Let us know what you are excited about. The Mario Tennis Aces free online tournament will be available as a free demo to download from the Switch eShop. The Inklings from the Splatoon series will join Mario , Link and the rest of the Nintendo crew in a new fighting game for the Switch.
  • Reeling Northeast starts digging out from 2nd major storm in week

    Reeling Northeast starts digging out from 2nd major storm in week

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    The storm could cause minor to moderate coastal flooding in the northern mid-Atlantic and Northeast, and winds and snow could bring down more power lines, adding to the thousands of outages that remain from last weekend. "Everyone should expect a long and challenging commute this evening", Baker said. In New Jersey , a teacher struck by lightning outside of a middle school was listed in stable condition, according to police.
  • Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

    Fake News On Twitter Spreads Farther And Faster Than Truth

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    He is the co-author of a perspective piece published with the study in the March 9 issue of Science . It also found that real news takes six times as long to reach 1,500 people. Researchers tracked about 126,000 "cascades", or unbroken retweet chains, of news stories spreading on Twitter between 2006 and 2017. False news moved through Twitter "farther, faster, deeper and more broadly" than the truth, said Sinan Aral , a professor of information technology at MIT who studies ...
  • Google Lens is now available for some non-Pixel Android phones

    Google Lens is now available for some non-Pixel Android phones

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    Additionally, Android P will be the first Android OS that won't be coming to Nexus 5X and 6P. As you've no doubt seen, more device makers are starting to include the "notch" in displays. You can simple disable this feature to turn of the auto-rotation in your device, however the new Android P rotates the screen even if you have disabled this function from the device.
  • White House Backs Away From Redlines In Gun Control Debate

    White House Backs Away From Redlines In Gun Control Debate

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    Trump said to Toomey. On Thursday Trump met with the NRA . "It would be so lovely to have one bill that everybody can support, as opposed to - you know - 15 bills, everybody's got their own bill", Mr Trump said. John Cornyn (R-Texas) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) to require federal agencies to submit information for background checks and incentivize states to do the same, but that the administration is waiting to see what the legislation looks like.