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World News Mexico president joins political foes to blast Trump border plan
Author: 0 Mexico president joins political foes to blast Trump border plan

Donald Trump last night harked back to controversial comments about " Mexican rapists " that he first made at the outset of his presidential campaign. Previously Trump claimed Democrats were the reason the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program deal is dead . By issuing permits to the migrants, the authorities shielded them from imminent deportation from Mexico.

World News Brewers Lose Corey Knebel For At Least Six Weeks
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Upon making a pitch to Cubs infielder Tommy La Stella with two outs in the ninth inning, Knebel dropped to the ground and immediately clutched his left hamstring - the same hamstring which, as noted by the Milwaukee broadcast, prompted Knebel to exit a Cactus League game early in Spring Training.

World News Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis suspended 4 games for banned substance, he says
Author: 0 Panthers linebacker Thomas Davis suspended 4 games for banned substance, he says

However, he only had to serve one-game after the National Football League reduced the suspension on appeal. I never thought that this would happen to me. "In no way would I ever do anything to try and cheat this game or create a competitive advantage over anybody". Davis claims that he's been taking the same supplements for years and never had any intention of gaming the system.

World News Trump Floated Replacing Sessions With Pruitt This Week
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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday ordered federal prosecutors on the southwest border to adopt a "zero tolerance" policy against anyone who enters or attempts to enter the country illegally, a mandate he said "supersedes" any prior directives.

World News Ex-Russian spy's pets found dead in home
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Recently, the chief of Britain's military research center at Porton Down said that experts were unable to identify the precise source of the nerve agent that was used in poisoning Sergei Skripal . More two dozen Western allies, including the US, have ordered out Russian diplomats in a show of solidarity. There was no explanation how the call was recorded especially because Viktoria is heard on the call expressing surprise at hearing her cousin, who was in critical condition until a week ...

World News IAF to buy 110 fighter jets worth Rs 973.8 bn
Author: 0 IAF to buy 110 fighter jets worth Rs 973.8 bn

It is the first mega procurement initiative for fighter jets after the government scrapped the process to acquire 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) for the Indian Air Force around five years ago. The IAF that is operating with only 33 fighter squadrons against the sanctioned strength of 42 will be further reduced to only 16 by 2032 and 19 by 2027.

World News Bus carrying Humboldt Broncos hockey team involved in crash; fatalities reported
Author: 0 Bus carrying Humboldt Broncos hockey team involved in crash; fatalities reported

The crash occurred about 30 kilometres north of Tisdale, Sask. "When more information is given we will update", the Hawks posted on Friday evening. A semi-tractor apparently collided with the passenger bus, according to the CBC . The Star-Phoenix reports the bus was the Humboldt Broncos'. We ask during this time that you don't send messages. From the SJHL Facebook page: The SJHL is aware of an accident involving the Humboldt Broncos bus.

World News Texas Rep. Farenthold resigns suddenly from Congress amid ethics investigation
Author: 0 Texas Rep. Farenthold resigns suddenly from Congress amid ethics investigation

When she complained about the comments, she was sacked. The congressman later settled with the female staffer, paying an $84,000 settlement with taxpayer dollars. Most importantly, I've been able to help countless people, especially veterans with their problems with the federal government. He said in a statement Friday that he had sent a letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott, Republican, resigning his seat effective 5 p.m.

World News Donald Trump fishes around for $100bn more tariffs on China
Author: 0 Donald Trump fishes around for $100bn more tariffs on China

Trump said on Thursday he had ordered USA trade officials to consider tariffs on an extra $100 billion of imports from China , escalating tensions with Beijing . The new list will be proposed in the same manner as the first round and will go through a similar public comment period before any of them are activated, the spokeswoman said.

World News Trump Is Skipping the White House Correspondents' Dinner Again
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Trump himself has appeared resigned in recent weeks to the fact that action on infrastructure - which had been a central theme of his State of the Union address in January - would be further delayed, saying at an event in OH last week that progress on rebuilding would "probably have to wait until after" the midterm elections .

World News Treasury's Mnuchin: US talking to China, will defend interests
Author: 0 Treasury's Mnuchin: US talking to China, will defend interests

China owns nearly $1.2 trillion of US government debt. The Treasury Secretary made it clear that United States officials including himself are in regular communication with China as a tariff dispute escalates between the two countries. Our strategy is very clear'. But he says the current standoff is not the beginning of a trade war, and that he's "cautiously optimistic that we'll be able to work this out".

World News Netanyahu Cancels UN Migrant Deal After Right-Wing Backlash
Author: 0 Netanyahu Cancels UN Migrant Deal After Right-Wing Backlash

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu scrapped a UN-crafted deal on Tuesday to resettle thousands of African asylum-seekers in the West, caving to pressure from immigration hard-liners who saw it as rewarding illegal migrants. Under the agreement, which Netanyahu called "the best possible", the asylum seekers who remain in Israel would be dispersed in areas across the country outside of south Tel Aviv, he said.

World News Three arrested after women assaulted in carjacking incidents
Author: 0 Three arrested after women assaulted in carjacking incidents

A man in OH has been charged with domestic violence after allegedly attacking a woman with pizza , according to police. Police say a robber took cash in an armed holdup Tuesday at a North Little Rock gas station. He tried to engage the 33-year-old victim in conversation before assaulting her and attempting to pull her into the vehicle. He was also told to stop "boxing" the walls while there, police said.

World News Weather Forecast For Saturday April 7
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Temperatures are in the 60s across the Big Country with winds out of the south around 10 to 20 miles per hour. Morning sunshine Thursday will give way to a few afternoon clouds, but things stay dry, with highs back in the low & mid 60's.

World News F1 digest: Lewis Hamilton's future may depend on Liberty Media's plans
Author: 0 F1 digest: Lewis Hamilton's future may depend on Liberty Media's plans

Mercedes arrived at the Bahrain International Circuit under pressure after a computer glitch cost Hamilton victory in Melbourne, with the error allowing Scuderia Ferrari and Sebastian Vettel to get ahead of Hamilton during the virtual safety auto period, caused when Romain Grosjean stopped on track on the exit of turn two, to secure victory.

World News Michelle Obama Uses Parenting Metaphor To Describe Donald Trump's Presidency
Author: 0 Michelle Obama Uses Parenting Metaphor To Describe Donald Trump's Presidency

I just happen to be married to somebody who has the passion for politics'. She further joked that Barack even had to assist her in getting to the arena for today's seminar. Obama then concluded: 'That's been our problem. And no, Miz Obama has no plans to be commander-in-chief. I tried to give people some hints about what we should be looking for'.

World News BJP celebrates 38th foundation day
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Addressing a rally in Mumbai to mark the party's Foundation Day, Shah also targeted Congress President Rahul Gandhi for questioning the performance of Narendera Modi government at the Centre. Prime Minister Modi expressed pride that the BJP has the most Dalit, Tribal and OBC representatives in India, both in the Parliament and in the various state assemblies.

World News Hillary Clinton Tells Women-Only Club About Trump's Sexism
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Tells Women-Only Club About Trump's Sexism

In a bit of self-fulfilling prophecy, Clinton's comments were immediately picked up by Fox News Wednesday, reaching the set of "Fox & Friends First" in the 4 a.m. "I've been encouraged and really be admiring of the staying power of the resistance because it's hard when you are fighting on so many fronts". "I really don't", Jesse Watters said, according to Mediaite.

Author: 0 Dow Tumbles 700 Points on Trump's Tariff Threat, Weak Jobs Report

After plunging 501 points at the open, the Dow Jones industrial average finished with a gain of 230 points, or about 1 percent. Negative sentiment in the stock market was fueled after President Trump threatened another $100 billion of tariffs on China imports.

World News Yoenis Cespedes: Continues hot start
Author: 0 Yoenis Cespedes: Continues hot start

The much maligned training staff was overhauled, with Brian Chicklo promoted to head trainer and former U.S. Army supervisor Jim Cavallini hired as director of performance and sports science. Cespedes tied the game with a solo homer in the fourth, his third home run this season. So, here are some of the more interesting lineup and playing time notes from the first week of the season.

World News US President plans to send military to guard the US-Mexico border
Author: 0 US President plans to send military to guard the US-Mexico border

The Defense Department is now offering some support to the border , including U.S. Navy ships patrolling waters to seize drugs as well as missions involving over 100 personnel from the U.S. "We began the first new border wall system construction in close to a decade , we modified our asylum system processing to more quickly adjudicate claims and we ended so-called temporary immigration program", Nielson said.

World News Jordan is straight fire in the trailer for HBO's 'Fahrenheit 451'
Author: 0 Jordan is straight fire in the trailer for HBO's 'Fahrenheit 451'

But then he meets an eccentric young neighbor, Clarisse, who introduces him to a past where people didn't live in fear and to a present where one sees the world through the ideas in books instead of the mindless chatter of television. Ramin Bahrani's Fahrenheit 451 stars Michael B. Jordan , Michael Shannon , Sofia Boutella , Lilly Singh , Martin Donovan , Grace Lynn Kung , Sean Jones , Joe Pingue , Dylan Taylor , Jane Moffat , Drew Nelson , Lynne Griffin , Saad Siddiqui , and ...

World News Twitter Calls Trump A 'Coward' For Ditching Correspondents' Dinner
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Trump skipped the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner, opting instead to hold a rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He also declined an invite previous year. At its heart the annual event is about recognizing the work of Washington reporters, presenting awards and raising funds for scholarships. Remarks by a comedian, often roasting the president, and a humorous address by the president himself, often roasting the press and political opponents, have highlighted the event, which C-SPAN has ...

World News Wintry weather returning Saturday
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Another storm system could be in play. We'll stay on the mostly cloudy side through the afternoon, then a wintry mix and snow showers will develop as we head into the evening hours. Wind chills are in the 20s across much of the East on Sunday morning, April 8, 2018. Snow accumulations as high as 2 to 3 inches will be possible across east-central and northern parts of southeast Kansas.

World News Trump says 'strong action' coming on immigration
Author: 0 Trump says 'strong action' coming on immigration

Bush dispatched 6,000 in 2006 to assist the border patrol with nonlaw-enforcement duties while additional border agents were hired and trained. Trump has been frustrated by slow action on building his "big, lovely wall" along the Mexican border - the signature promise of his campaign - as well as a recent uptick in illegal border crossings, which had plunged during the early months of his presidency, giving Trump an accomplishment to point to when he had few.

World News National guard heads to Texas border
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Homeland Security Secretary Kristjen Nielsen said Wednesday her office had been in touch with each of the state governors about how to proceed with the president's plan . Arrests along the USA border with Mexico jumped to 50,308 in March, a 37 per cent increase from February, and more than triple the same period a year ago.

World News Trial of man accused of Danielle McLaughlin murder adjourned
Author: 0 Trial of man accused of Danielle McLaughlin murder adjourned

He has pleaded not guilty. In her opening statement Wednesday, prosecutor Tanya Carter said Butcher "couldn't be without Kristin Johnston, and killed her". The next day Johnston was dead. Craig Conoley also took the stand on Thursday. He told the court he dated Johnston for about four-and-a-half years, breaking up in 2010.

World News Oil feels the burn of Donald Trump's latest China threats
Author: 0 Oil feels the burn of Donald Trump's latest China threats

Investor jitters were elevated on the final trading day of the week after Beijing vowed to fight back against the Trump administration's latest threats of yet more tariffs on Chinese imports, renewing investor fears that the brewing battle between the world's two biggest economies could result in a full-fledged trade war.

World News Philippi Public Library to celebrate National Library Week
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National Library Worker's Day is part of National Library Week, April 8-14. Like librarians and library workers, Copeland's efforts to lead social change through her writing and teaching fuel the transformation of lives through cultural understanding, education and lifelong learning.