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World News Cloud/sun mix and breezy today; wintry mix overnight and Monday
Author: 0 Cloud/sun mix and breezy today; wintry mix overnight and Monday

Chilly northeast breezes will operate around 10-15 miles per hour. A few snow and rain showers will be around Sunday morning. Not the best way to end Spring Break for many across Northeast Kansas. Monday will continue to feature abundant sunshine but highs will make it into the low 50s! Thursday should be partly sunny and cooler with highs in the low 40s.

World News United States and China clash at UN over Beijing's proposed resolution
Author: 0 United States and China clash at UN over Beijing's proposed resolution

Trump says the US and China have "the largest (trade) deficit of any country in the history of our world" and blames that deficit for lost American jobs. "China's import restrictions on recycled commodities have caused a fundamental disruption in global supply chains for scrap materials, directing them away from productive reuse and toward disposal", suggested the U.S.

World News Trump hits $50 billion of China goods amid fears of trade war
Author: 0 Trump hits $50 billion of China goods amid fears of trade war

Hours after Trump's announcement, China's Commerce Ministry gave the first indication of potential targets for retaliation, which it linked to Trump's earlier move to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Chinese penalties on U.S. soybeans will especially hurt Iowa, a state that backed Trump in the 2016 presidential elections and is home to U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad.

World News Cambridge Analytica Wasn't Quite What It Claimed to Be
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The London High Court granted the request by UK Information Commissioner (ICO) Elizabeth Denham, who is investigating claims that the firm may have illegally acquired Facebook data for political ends. Calls to Cambridge Analytica's offices in London , Washington and NY weren't answered on Saturday. And, Tayler has said his company is cooperating with the ICO.

World News S.Korea steel shares jump ahead of possible USA trade deal
Author: 0 S.Korea steel shares jump ahead of possible USA trade deal

He said there are some "technical matters" that need to be ironed out at a working level but expressed confidence that they will be concluded shortly. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross elaborated, saying the U.S.is close to a "pretty comprehensive resolution" with South Korea. Last week, Trump temporarily excluded six trade partners, including Canada and Mexico, Australia and the European Union from higher USA import duties on steel and aluminium which came into effect on Friday.

World News Boris Johnson Denies Claims The Leave Campaign Cheated In Brexit Referendum
Author: 0 Boris Johnson Denies Claims The Leave Campaign Cheated In Brexit Referendum

The foreign secretary said stories on Channel 4 and in The Observer based on whistleblower Shahmir Sanni's testimony were "utterly ludicrous" and Vote Leave "won fair and square - and legally". "Twice since the referendum the commission has investigated this matter, and twice it has found no evidence of wrongdoing". Shadow culture secretary and Labour deputy leader Tom Watson said the inquiry should ascertain what Mr Gove and Mr Johnson knew of the accusations, which also implicate the ...

World News No More Free Reign To China: Trump After Announcing Tariffs
Author: 0 No More Free Reign To China: Trump After Announcing Tariffs

China's commerce ministry said on Saturday that China expressed regret at the United States for filing a challenge at the World Trade Organisation (WTO), adding that it has always respected WTO rules. "China does not want a trade war with anyone". The U.S. has complained for years about China's sharp-elbowed trading practices, accusing it of pirating trade secrets, manipulating its currency, forcing foreign companies to hand over technology, and flooding world markets with cheap steel and ...

World News Teen Injured In Maryland School Shooting Dies
Author: 0 Teen Injured In Maryland School Shooting Dies

Willey's mother had said at a hospital in Cheverly, Maryland, that her daughter had been declared brain dead and would be taken off life support . It remains unclear whether he committed suicide or was shot by a school resource officer who responded to the attack.

World News Aadhaar: Another security lapse suspected, UIDAI refutes allegations
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UIDAI assured that the Aadhaar details remain safe and secure and the story sourced from ZDNet relating to Aadhaar database is "totally baseless, false and irresponsible". "Even if the claim purported in the story were taken as true, it would raise security concerns on database of that utility company and has nothing to do with the security of UIDAI's Aadhaar database", it said.

World News 'We Are Going to Proceed' With Tariffs on China, Mnuchin Says
Author: 0 'We Are Going to Proceed' With Tariffs on China, Mnuchin Says

We're simultaneously having negotiations with the Chinese to see if we can reach an agreement. Mnuchin's comments came after the USA announced a deal with South Korea that he said would limit the amount of steel imported into the U.S. The White House then declared a temporary exemption for the European Union and other nations on those levies, making the focus on China clear. He added, "We are going to proceed with our tariffs".

World News Saudis say 1 killed by missile attack from Yemen
Author: 0 Saudis say 1 killed by missile attack from Yemen

On November 4, Saudi Arabia thwarted a rebel missile attack on Riyadh global airport that Crown Prince and Defence Minister Mohammed bin Salman said "may amount to an act of war" involving Iran. The human rights watchdog said it has analyzed numerous instances in which Yemeni civilians, including women and children, were killed or injured by the Saudi-led coalition's aircraft, adding that in all known cases, US-made ammunition has been used against civilian targets, which potentially amounted ...

World News Father: Jailed Palestinian teen protester in good spirits
Author: 0 Father: Jailed Palestinian teen protester in good spirits

Tamimi's sentence will include time already served since her arrest four days after the quarrel, meaning she is slated to be released in the summer. Tamimi, handcuffed and shackled, shouted out to reporters in court in the Ofer military prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah . Her mother and a 20-year-old cousin, Nour Tamimi, were also charged.

World News Trump signs budget to avoid U.S. government shutdown
Author: 0 Trump signs budget to avoid U.S. government shutdown

Rand Paul, who was hoping that Trump would veto the bill. The omnibus spending bill was supposed to be an antidote to the stopgap measures Congress has been forced to pass - five in this fiscal year alone - to keep government temporarily running amid partisan fiscal disputes.

World News Lingering storms bring light rain, dusting of snow on Mt. Hamilton
Author: 0 Lingering storms bring light rain, dusting of snow on Mt. Hamilton

Snow, rain and freezing rain is likely this evening with snow becoming heavy by late evening and continuing through the night. Highs will be around 40° by tomorrow afternoon, and Sunday will be a bit warmer. It will be chilly this weekend with highs in the mid 40s. "Mt. Bachelor is expected to receive 12-20" of fresh snow over the next 24 hours, with more snow falling Saturday and Sunday .

World News 'New India' belongs to backward, poor: PM Modi
Author: 0 'New India' belongs to backward, poor: PM Modi

PM Modi stressing on the importance of health said that healthy India is as important as clean India. New seaports are being constructed on a number of seaways of India and infrastructure is being strengthened at old ports. Ambedkar's emphasis on self-reliance". -13 years ago, Kolkata's cab driver Saidul Laskar lost his sister as she could not get medical facility on time.

World News Watch Emma González's heart-wrenching 'March For Our Lives' speech
Author: 0 Watch Emma González's heart-wrenching 'March For Our Lives' speech

Newman spoke alongside Gonzalez at the press conference and will attend the Washington, D.C. march she organized. "When politicians send their thoughts and prayers with no action, we say, 'No more .' And to those politicians supported by the NRA, that allow the continued slaughter of our children and our future, I say get your resumes ready", Hogg said.

World News Stormy Daniels: Porn star's lawyer posts Trump disc
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Satellite Room, a DC bar located just behind the 9:30 club will be offering drink deals on Sunday night as CBS's " 60 Minutes " airs an interview with Stormy Daniels . Daniels was reportedly bound by a non-disclosure agreement which she signed a week before the 2016 presidential elections. "What can you say except I'm sorry?" she said last Thursday.

World News PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Ram Navami
Author: 0 PM Narendra Modi greets nation on Ram Navami

On Saturday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee , at a meeting in Bolpur said "hooliganism will not be tolerated". In Burdwan, a Ram Navami temple set up by BJP was attacked least 4 people were injured, according to ANI . The BJP, which is trying to pitchfork itself as the main challenger to the Trinamool in the state, has been using the Ram Navami celebrations since previous year to appeal to the sentiments of the majority Hindu population.

World News Car-bomb explodes near Somalia's parliament
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Two soldiers reportedly killed after explosion at a security checkpoint outside parliament in Mogadishu . Somali police are reporting a large explosion followed by gunfire near parliament headquarters in the capital, Mogadishu. Thursday's blast comes nearly exactly a month after two vehicle bomb blasts in Mogadishu shattered a months-long period of calm in the city, killing at least 21 people.

World News Centre issues notice to Cambridge Analytica over data breach
Author: 0 Centre issues notice to Cambridge Analytica over data breach

Both Cambridge Analytica - best known for its role in Donald Trump's presidential campaign - and Facebook deny any wrongdoing. "It's a class action lawsuit that claims Facebook has "absolute disregard" for my personal data, despite allegedly stating it would not disclose data without permission or at least notice", said Price.

World News Trump signs budget to avoid USA government shutdown
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At a hastily arranged White House briefing Friday afternoon, Trump told reporters he signed the sweeping funding package "for the objective of national security" even though he was "unhappy about a lot of things" in the massive funding package.

World News China wants peaceful resolution with U.S. to settle trade issues
Author: 0 China wants peaceful resolution with U.S. to settle trade issues

The move was aimed at countering U.S. decision to impose 25 per cent tariffs on steel imports and 10 per cent on aluminium, with initial exemptions for Canada and Mexico. The United States will not apply new steel and aluminium tariffs to the European Union, but China will be taxed. The question is whether the gambit will lead to a healthy rebalancing of the world's two biggest economies, or trigger a punishing trade conflict that sideswipes the broadest worldwide expansion in years.

World News League Player Rushed To Hospital After Collapsing Mid-Game
Author: 0 League Player Rushed To Hospital After Collapsing Mid-Game

Eric Zane, the public address announcer for the Grand Rapids Drive, said he "immediately knew it was terrible". A source claims Upshaw was in cardiac arrest and in critical condition. Upshaw, 26, played three years at Illinois State before finishing his college career at Hofstra in 2013-14. Upshaw, in his second season playing for the Drive, the G-League affiliate of the NBA's Detroit Pistons , played 28 minutes before collapsing, finishing with 11 points, 4 rebounds and 2 steals.

World News Trump signs $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill after threatening veto
Author: 0 Trump signs $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill after threatening veto

The spending bill appeared to only be waiting for Trump's signature when he tweeted Friday morning that he was "considering a VETO" because the bill does not fully fund a wall on the Mexican border or create a solution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a program protecting some undocumented immigrants from deportation that Trump chose previous year to end.

World News Turkish forces neutralise 12 terrorists in Iraq
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At least 15 caves and 30 shelters used by militants were also destroyed, the sources added. Turkish warplanes have "neutralized" 38 militants of the Kurdistan Workers' Party ( PKK ) in northern Iraq, who were preparing to attack Ankara's forces, security sources say.

World News Israel Conduct 3 Airstrikes 'Targeting Hamas' Sites
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Israeli fighter jets attacked a Hamas target in Rafah on Saturday night after four Palestinian terrorists entered Israel from the coastal enclave and tried to destroy an IDF vehicle. In a statement, Hamas spokesperson Fawzi Barhoum said that the air raids reflect the crisis of the Israeli occupation, which are meant to "terrorise civilians".

World News Russia: President's legal team shake-up falters
Author: 0 Russia: President's legal team shake-up falters

US President Donald Trump will no longer hire two lawyers whose appointments were announced last week, with the shake-up of his legal team appearing to hit a stumbling block. One of them is Sam Clovis , former national co-chair of Trump's campaign and a White House adviser. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is leading an inquiry into possible links between Mr Trump's associates and Russian Federation.