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World News Corruption: Brazil sends ex-president Lula to prison
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The arrest warrant, ordered on Thursday evening by Sergio Moro, who leads Brazil's mammoth Car Wash investigation , stipulates that Lula must hand himself in by 5pm local time to federal police in the southern city of Curitiba, though it is also understood that he can hand himself in at the São Paulo branch.

World News Federal Bureau of Investigation shuts down sex classifieds giant Backpage
Author: 0 Federal Bureau of Investigation shuts down sex classifieds giant Backpage

But the site has since then faced a slew of other lawsuits alleging child sex trafficking. Multiple users posted a notice on Twitter with the headline "backpage.com and affiliate sites have been seized". Backpage has denied knowingly facilitating sex trafficking, and has noted that it cooperates with requests from law enforcement to help track down advertisers and victims.

World News Facebook Reveals New App Targeting Data Sharing
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Cambridge Analytica has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing. Has Facebook taken any steps to make the defaults for teens more privacy protective with respect to sharing information with third-party apps, for advertisements, or other targeting? But the lack of disclosure has angered some Facebook users, as has the absence of any similar tool for normal users.

World News Asian shares waver as U.S. and China trade threats on tariffs
Author: 0 Asian shares waver as U.S. and China trade threats on tariffs

China's commerce ministry said Friday Beijing was ready for further escalation, with state media saying China would "fight back immediately and without hesitation". "Of course there is a breaking point, but it would have to take very deep pain and several years of it", he said when asked about China's ability to withstand economic pain.

World News Dow drops 350 points as tariff-fueled tantrum gathers steam
Author: 0 Dow drops 350 points as tariff-fueled tantrum gathers steam

Caterpillar and other industrial companies rely heavily on overseas sales and could suffer if commerce is curtailed by rising trade barriers. But late Thursday, Trump ordered the U.S. Heating oil lost 2 cents to $1.96 a gallon. Trump threatened to slap $100 billion more in tariffs on Chinese imports, while Beijing said it was fully prepared to respond with a "fierce counter strike".

Author: 0 Google employees sign letter opposing Pentagon project

The letter demands immediate cancellation of the project and for Pichai to recognize Google's moral and ethical responsibility. Emphasizing that Google should not be in the business of war, employees of Google have opposed "Project Maven", a project for the U.S.

World News Russian Federation files lawsuit to block Telegram
Author: 0 Russian Federation files lawsuit to block Telegram

All of this started a year ago when the FSB, the successor to the KGB, demanded that the founder, Pavel Durov, hand over encryption keys to the service . Roskomnadzor said Telegram had 15 days to comply with its demands. Russia's Supreme Court last month threw out an appeal by Telegram against demands from the Federal Security Service intelligence agency to provide access to user data.

World News Crude bombs thrown at BJP workers in West Bengal's Murshidabad
Author: 0 Crude bombs thrown at BJP workers in West Bengal's Murshidabad

The counting is on May 8.The last date of filing nominations is April 9. Appearing for the WB State BJP , advocate Aishwarya Bhati mentioned before the Apex Court that the BJP candidates and workers are allegedly being threatened, intimidated and subjected to physical violence to deter them from filing nominations for the upcoming state Panchayat elections.

World News Man detained after 2 explosives set off in California store
Author: 0 Man detained after 2 explosives set off in California store

WATCH: Bomb squad searches auto in Ontario after explosion at Sam's Club About three miles southeast of the scene, the driver of a white compact vehicle was pulled over after a short pursuit and apprehended in connection with the incident, police said, adding that early reports of a barricade situation were unfounded.

World News Gaza protesters torch tires along border, draw Israeli fire
Author: 0 Gaza protesters torch tires along border, draw Israeli fire

Israel's use of live ammunition has drawn condemnation from human rights groups, which say it is illegal under worldwide law. The Israeli military said protesters on Friday hurled several explosive devices and firebombs under cover of smoke, and that several attempts to cross the fence were thwarted.

World News Trump signs order to deploy troops to US-Mexico border
Author: 0 Trump signs order to deploy troops to US-Mexico border

In response, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto urged the US president not to take out his frustration over domestic policy matters on Mexico . Trump isn't the first USA president to recognize the enormous challenge of stopping the flow of people and drugs from the south.

World News Trump Planning to Skip White House Correspondents' Dinner Again
Author: 0 Trump Planning to Skip White House Correspondents' Dinner Again

New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman, whom Trump called a "Hillary flunky" and said she knows "nothing about me", will receive an award for "her deep understanding of what makes President Trump tick". Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will represent the administration at the head table - a spot typically reserved for presidents and first ladies, WHCA President Margaret Talev said in a statement .

World News Philly cheers NCAA champion Nova with parade
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Villanova defeated MI 79-62 in Monday's title game in San Antonio, setting off a raucous celebration on and around the Radnor Township campus. The lack of dramatics and the recency didn't dampen the mood for Booth. DiVincenzo thanked the crowd for coming out to the parade. "I'm really happy for the city of Philadelphia". Scott Burnham, a 1995 Villanova grad, said, "This parade is as great as the one we had in 2016".

World News USTR Releases Proposed Tariff List on Chinese Products
Author: 0 USTR Releases Proposed Tariff List on Chinese Products

The proposed duties seek to eliminate several of China's policies and practices that USTR determined are "unreasonable or discriminatory and burden or restrict USA commerce", including forced technology transfers, investment in and acquisition of assets to obtain United States intellectual property and technology, and theft of US intellectual property.

World News The Masters 2018 leaderboard: Who is leading after Round 1?
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That bullish assessment came before Spieth caught fire, stringing together five birdies on the back nine as he seized a two-stroke lead over fellow Americans Matt Kuchar and Tony Finau . So, the nerves really were just normal. I wasn't flying high. "Let's just kind of slow down", said Woods, providing the necessary dose of perspective.

World News Nation observes Kashmir Solidarity Day
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Meanwhile, President Mamnoon Hussain in his message called upon the global community to be cognizant of its responsibilities in the matter and urge India to facilitate the visit of independent Fact Finding teams of OHCHR and IPHRC to look into the gross human rights violations in IoK being perpetrated by Indian occupation forces and to fulfill its obligations under UN Security Council resolutions on Kashmir.

World News Lehigh Acres science teacher builds 3D arm for student
Author: 0 Lehigh Acres science teacher builds 3D arm for student

After 30 years of teaching, Aaro will retire this spring. The teachers there won raises averaging 16 percent or $6,100 last week, but they also want more funding for education in general. He said they even filter the Wi-Fi on their school buses. Jacksonville, FL parents are outraged about the behavior of a white female teacher at Dinsmore Elementary School.

World News Trump proposes US$100b more in tariffs on China
Author: 0 Trump proposes US$100b more in tariffs on China

April 4, 2018 - The Chinese government announces retaliatory tariffs - 25 percent on a range of products from the US including aircraft, automobiles, soybeans and chemicals - worth about $50 billion. S. soybean buyer that you can take the next nine-sized U. "We import a lot from China ". The comments echo the fiery rhetoric in state and Communist Party-backed publications over the past week as the standoff with the USA escalates into a possible all-out trade war.

World News Gunman kills four academics at Turkish university
Author: 0 Gunman kills four academics at Turkish university

The motive for the attack was not immediately known. A staff member shot four fellow employees dead and injured three others at a central university in Turkey on Thursday, according to Turkish media reports and the university's president.

World News Trump escalates trade war with China
Author: 0 Trump escalates trade war with China

Many suspect Washington will likely back down on some fronts after Beijing threatened tariffs on soybeans, the top USA agricultural export to China. Ben Sasse, who said this week that Trump was "threatening to light American agriculture on fire" and calling the White House's approach "the dumbest possible way to do this".

World News City of Rock Springs Proclaims April 2018 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Author: 0 City of Rock Springs Proclaims April 2018 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Clayton has been charged with sexual assault with a weapon. Take Back the Night is created to educate the community about the prevalence of sexual assault and to stand in solidarity with our survivors. Their goal was to entice students to take the " It's on Us " pledge and receive a free "It's on Us, It's on Oz" shirt to wear in support of the campaign and in support of the end to sexual violence.

World News PM Oli embarks on state visit to India
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The Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) and the Reserve Bank of India have prepared reports on the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. Days ahead of his visit, Oli had announced in the Nepal parliament that he would not sign any agreement with India that would "go against national interest of Nepal".

World News Lalu Prasad's son Tej Pratap to marry Aishwarya Rai next month
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She has one sister, Ayushi Rai, and a brother, Apurva Rai. "We are looking for girls who are home-makers and respect the elders like we do", she said , and subsequently got trolled for her comments. "It means strong-willed, loving, caring lady, whthr (whether) working women or housewife (sic)". But the report claims that the marriage ceremony will be attended by over 10,000 people and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi will be sent an official invitation to ...

World News British lab can't confirm source of nerve agent used on spy
Author: 0 British lab can't confirm source of nerve agent used on spy

The announcement further ratcheted up tensions with Russian Federation, which has denied all involvement. While the Guardian reported the story in its online edition, the report had dissappeared from its front page by mid-day. The provocative and reckless character of these moves was underscored by Defence Minister Gavin Williamson. TRT World spoke to Julia Chapman in Moscow.

World News Scandal-hit Malaysia PM to dissolve Parliament Ahead of Surveys
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The date of polling day is yet to be announced by the Election Commission of Malaysia. A general election was widely expected to be called previous year, but Najib held off, apparently to allow time for the introduction of budgetary reforms aimed at lower income families and rural voters, who make up a key voting bloc for his ruling BN coalition.

World News Trump tells troops to secure border
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It wouldn't be unheard of for OR troops to get deployed to the southern US border: 414 OR troops participated in Operation Jump Start in states along the southwestern USA border between 2006 and 2008. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, said he would be willing to send National Guard members to the border "who are experienced and who have done that before".

World News United States approves sale of $1.3 billion in artillery to Saudi Arabia
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Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, is coming to the end of a three-week United States tour that has been dotted with similar signs of his close ties with Trump's Washington. military. As part of the push the 32-year-old heir to the throne has sought to boost entertainment opportunities, at times coming up against the conservative Islamic establishment.

World News Art shows opening this week in Caledonia, Dansville
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Cesar's brushwork imbues these images with an nearly Impressionistic quality. Karen Xu's virtual reality piece "Interior Exterior" is available for experience every Tuesday through Sunday from 1 p.m.to 6 p.m. Well, good, because these Twin Cities galleries and art centers are ready to shift your thinking in small and large ways. "Not only did I create it, I was reborn in it".

World News Chandrababu Naidu hits out at centre for trying to impede AP's development
Author: 0 Chandrababu Naidu hits out at centre for trying to impede AP's development

Last month, the Andhra Pradesh chief minister and other MLAs had attended the state Assembly wearing black badges as a mark of protest against the Narendra Modi government over the demand for special status to the state. While there are no immediate details about what transpired between the two leaders in the meeting, it is possible that the two leaders discussed the formation of a Third Front.

World News Gov. Brown: I'd reject Trump border Guard request
Author: 0 Gov. Brown: I'd reject Trump border Guard request

The governors of the southwestern states that border Mexico have been largely supportive of the initiative, but some of those to the north have been less so. But Collins said deploying the guard to the border requires clear justification, and that's something that she said the president has not yet provided.

World News Russian oligarchs reportedly to be targeted under new US sanctions
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Robert Mueller's investigators have started questioning Russian oligarchs . The officials spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the actions ahead of an announcement. Revisionist and repressive powers are attempting to undermine our values, our institutions and way of life. "For too long, some nations have looked the other way in the face of these threats", McMaster told an Atlantic Council gathering in Washington Tuesday night.

World News Ex-S. Korean leader Park guilty of abuse of power, coercion
Author: 0 Ex-S. Korean leader Park guilty of abuse of power, coercion

The verdict came as a Seoul Central District Court judge read a lengthy statement on Friday. Chief judge Kim Se-yun read the ruling in the live televised coverage of the trial that began in May past year. Park has previously maintained her innocence. "I sentence the accused to 24 years in prison and 18 billion won in fines". Prosecutors have requested a 30-year term.