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Michigan's weekend weather: Trying hard to get a little better Michigan's weekend weather: Trying hard to get a little better
- April 07, 2018

The severe threat is uncertain at this point. With that being said, storms will have the ability to intensify briefly over our area and produce damaging winds up to 60mph, quarter-sized hail, and an isolated tornado. Weather systems moving towards the coast delivering showers today and rain tomorrow . The overnight period is chillier, and the winds don't entirely settle. (more...)
Trump Calls For Another $100B In Tariffs On Chinese Goods Trump Calls For Another $100B In Tariffs On Chinese Goods
- April 07, 2018

For the week, the Dow was down 0.7 percent, the S&P 500 was down 1.4 percent and the Nasdaq was down 2.1 percent. In Trump's latest salvo, he said late on Thursday that he had instructed US trade officials to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs on China. (more...)
Total SA (TOT) to Issue Dividend Increase - $0.76 Per Share
- April 07, 2018

It also reduced Flexshares Quality Div Defensive Etf (QDEF) stake by 9,080 shares and now owns 59,155 shares. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, nine have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. (more...)
Christianity on the BRINK: China BANS selling bibles in new crackdown Christianity on the BRINK: China BANS selling bibles in new crackdown
- April 07, 2018

There have been reported that searches for the Bible on e-commerce sites JD.com and Amazon .cn do not produce results despite the government publishing a new document claiming that it allows freedom of worship. "For a government that just yesterday claimed to be supporting religious freedom, it is ridiculous that the core book of a major world religion - the Bible - can not be found on the major Chinese e-commerce platforms", Amnesty International researcher William Nee said. (more...)
Woman Charged With Murder For Stabbing, Decapitating 7-Year-Old Son
- April 07, 2018

Deputies say they ordered Mouhib to drop a knife, but she refused. Deputies used pepper spray and a Taser to take Mouhib into custody and, when they checked the rest of the house, found her son. Sheriff's also revealed Friday that Mouhib made two calls to 911 last month to seek help with mental health problems. According to WHEC-TV , Mouhib was in a mental health facility on March 8 and was released with a care plan on March 26. (more...)
Rep. Farenthold resigns amid sexual harassment backlash Rep. Farenthold resigns amid sexual harassment backlash
- April 07, 2018

Farenthold declared in December that he would not seek re-election in 2018 after reports emerged that he'd used taxpayer money to settle sexual harassment claims. Farenthold has promised to reimburse the Treasury Department for the cost of the settlement, but hasn't done so yet. "As I have said repeatedly, Congress must hold ourselves to a higher standard and regain the trust of the American people". (more...)
Facebook Now Requires Verification for Popular Pages, More Transparency for Political Ads
- April 07, 2018

This follows up on Facebook's actions in October, when the company limited electoral ads to only authorized advertisers . In his own blog post , CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrote, "These steps by themselves won't stop all people trying to game the system". (more...)
Trump Says World Trade Organization 'Unfair' to United States Trump Says World Trade Organization 'Unfair' to United States
- April 07, 2018

He pointed out this gives China "tremendous" benefits and advantages over the rest of the world, and especially over the U.S. Early this week, the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced an initial proposed list of Chinese goods that could be subject to additional tariffs. (more...)
New England Patriots added Jordan Matthews to WR Depth New England Patriots added Jordan Matthews to WR Depth
- April 07, 2018

Matthews was a second-round pick of the Philadelphia Eagles in 2014 and had three good seasons with the Eagles. Matthews is Vanderbilt's all-time leading wide receiver but he struggled in the National Football League for the first time this recent season. (more...)
Second Post-Mortem Report Of Blackbucks Nailed Salman Khan
- April 07, 2018

Chief Judicial Magistrate Dev Kumar Khatri, who heard the blackbuck case, reportedly termed the actor a "habitual offender" while delivering the verdict . Lately, #SalmanBailOrJail hashtag is trending on the micro-blogging site wherein people are debating whether Bhai should get a bail or should stay in jail to serve his sentence. (more...)
Cyclist fired for showing Trump middle finger sues ex-employer Cyclist fired for showing Trump middle finger sues ex-employer
- April 07, 2018

In a 10 page complaint filed in the Fairfax County Circuit Court, Briskman claims her former employer, government contractor Akima LLC, violated her First Amendment rights when they ousted her. After Briskman was forced to resign, supporters raised $57,000 to help during her unemployment. "It doesn't change the fact that they fired me in violation of Virginia policy". (more...)
Trump wants 2000 to 4000 National Guard members at border with Mexico Trump wants 2000 to 4000 National Guard members at border with Mexico
- April 07, 2018

President 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 President Trump an accomplishment to point to when he had few. (more...)
Storm Team 11: Rainy End Today, Winter Weather Saturday Storm Team 11: Rainy End Today, Winter Weather Saturday
- April 07, 2018

A widespread storm system in the central U.S.is bringing spring snow to the Central Plains and also the risk of severe storms in the South today. A strong cold front moves in tonight into Wednesday morning bringing a good chance for showers for the mountains and even a few rumbles of thunder. (more...)
'This was like a war': Witnesses remember day MLK was shot 'This was like a war': Witnesses remember day MLK was shot
- April 07, 2018

King has expired, '" he said. And one must recall what America was going through at that point in history. "(For) a lot of people like me growing up in the white community, there was a perception of, 'Oh, what a great thing Dr. Police had every reason to be anxious about protecting Martin Luther King Jr. And, indeed, the book demonstrates that Ray was not the lone gunman, driven insane by racist hate. (more...)
At least 27 dead following air strikes on Eastern Ghouta At least 27 dead following air strikes on Eastern Ghouta
- April 07, 2018

Army of Islam has thousands of well-armed fighters in Douma. Several thousand people have left Douma in convoys to the north in recent days, including wounded rebel fighters and civilians but not active rebel fighters, the monitor said. Activists said the Islam Army rebels are having difficulties when crossing to areas under the Turkish control in northern Syria on their way to Jarablus, a city in northern Syria near the Turkish border, which is the designated destination of the Islam Army. (more...)
Indian Boxers cleared of doping charges Indian Boxers cleared of doping charges
- April 07, 2018

The CGF "no needle policy" prohibits the administration of injections without strong medical support. The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) and Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) announced the names of the three individuals who will take the oath on behalf of the athletes, officials and coaches at tonight's Opening Ceremony. (more...)
Trump wants 4000 troops at border; Mexico's president chides him as 'disrespectful' Trump wants 4000 troops at border; Mexico's president chides him as 'disrespectful'
- April 07, 2018

News reports at the time said Richardson deployed 82 members of the New Mexico National Guard for what was scheduled to be a 10-month deployment. Lonergan said Martinez "appreciates the administration's efforts to bring states to the table as they go about taking steps to better secure our border " and supports her state's National Guard troops "fully in any mission - state or federal at home or overseas". (more...)
Bowhead Whales Impress Researchers With Their Song Diversity Bowhead Whales Impress Researchers With Their Song Diversity
- April 07, 2018

Between 2010 and 2014, the bowheads were found singing 24 hours a day during the winter months. "If humpback whale song is like classical music, bowheads are jazz", Stafford said in a statement . While Stafford and her team pose some explanations, they remain little more than candidate hypotheses: the Spitsbergen whales might have come into contact with other bowhead populations due to vanishing sea ice, or they may be the remnant of a population that were almost hunted to extinction in the ... (more...)
Blackbuck Poaching Case: Salman Khan Is STRONG & Genuine; Bollywood's Heart Goes Out! Blackbuck Poaching Case: Salman Khan Is STRONG & Genuine; Bollywood's Heart Goes Out!
- April 07, 2018

His bail hearing was adjourned by the sessions judge. It was also reported by ANI that Mahesh Bora, Salman's Counsel had also received death threats warning him against appealing for Salma's bail. Salman slept on a rug on the floor even after Asaram reportedly offered him his mattress which the actor refused. Earlier Nadiadwala had cancelled Baaghi 2 success party following Salman Khan's conviction. (more...)
China vows to 'counterattack' Trump's $100 billion tariff threat 'with great strength' China vows to 'counterattack' Trump's $100 billion tariff threat 'with great strength'
- April 07, 2018

Japan's Nikkei nudged down 0.1 percent and Hong Kong's Hang Seng advanced 0.5 percent. China said Friday it was ready to pay "any cost" in a possible trade war with the USA, after President Donald Trump warned he was considering Dollars 100 billion in extra tariffs. (more...)
County Libraries to hold food drive and forgive fines County Libraries to hold food drive and forgive fines
- April 07, 2018

Some books will carry a special price. "Public libraries help lead our communities by advocating for widespread access to crucial services and lifelong learning", said Luca Manna, executive director of PALS Plus. The West Virginia State Law Library is on the fourth floor of the Capitol's East Wing. New this year, members of the Friends of the Shrewsbury Public Library will receive one complimentary book during the sale. (more...)
Trump Resists Mounting Pressure To Fire Scandal-Struck EPA Chief Scott Pruitt Trump Resists Mounting Pressure To Fire Scandal-Struck EPA Chief Scott Pruitt
- April 07, 2018

He asked "to spend about $70,000 to replace two desks in Mr. Pruitt's office suite, including his personal desk and one at a security station outside his office". Pruitt was named as the sole defendant in the complaint, which seeks a court order compelling the EPA to devise and issue the emissions standards in question . (more...)
Hillary Clinton quips about the cable news network's post-election obsession Hillary Clinton quips about the cable news network's post-election obsession
- April 07, 2018

Speaking at the event just a day after appearing at a women-only work space in New York, Clinton reiterated a point made in her post-election book What Happened-that gender remains an issue in politics. "But I would hope that we can change the political culture", Clinton continued. "I don't understand how what is happening is going to better prepare us for the future". (more...)
Trump proposes $100 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods Trump proposes $100 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods
- April 07, 2018

The Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued an identical statement , which added that Beijing would continue to monitor tariff moves from the US. Average hourly earnings are expected to have risen 0.2 percent last month after edging up 0.1 percent in February. Shares in USA exporters of everything from planes to tractors were volatile on Wednesday after China proposed duties on key US imports including soybeans, planes, cars, beef and chemicals in retaliation to Trump administration ... (more...)
Indian police arrest man for keeping mother's body in freezer Indian police arrest man for keeping mother's body in freezer
- April 07, 2018

Limbe Police Deputy Public Relations Officer, Widson Nhlane said the suspects are Wilson Peter, 28, Mphatso Magombo, 21, and Fusanani Frazer, 19. Officers said Evans admitted he argued with his girlfriend and flipped over a couch, but he denied touching her. (more...)
Timeline: Key events in rapid escalation of US-China trade dispute Timeline: Key events in rapid escalation of US-China trade dispute
- April 07, 2018

The S&P 500 index climbed 0.7 percent to 2,662.84. And Trump responded late Thursday by doubling down - instructing trade officials to consider tariffs on an additional $100 billion in imports. The Chinese commerce ministry said Friday it is ready to pay "any cost" in the trade spat with Washington after already announcing plans to meet earlier USA threats with levies on $50 billion worth of major U.S. (more...)
World stocks slide on Trump's $100 bn warning to China World stocks slide on Trump's $100 bn warning to China
- April 07, 2018

China's commerce ministry said that "China has very detailed countermeasures" and will "fight at any cost". Beijing has responded in kind to the usa actions with penalties of a similar value. The products represent about $50 billion of estimated 2018 imports. Administration officials have spent the past two days trying to tamp down fears of a trade war, with chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow saying yesterday the U.S. (more...)
Patten man charged after high speed chase Patten man charged after high speed chase
- April 07, 2018

Lee was initially a passenger in teh auto but forced the female driver to switch seats with him upon seeing officer. Once Lee was back on the roadway, he reportedly failed to stop at the red light and collided with an oncoming vehicle. Charges to be filed against the pair include various moving traffic violations, Evasion, and Possession of Narcotics. Blatz, his wife, who was not identified, and a third person in the auto, also unidentified, were all taken into custody. (more...)
IL football unveils new uniforms for 2018 season IL football unveils new uniforms for 2018 season
- April 06, 2018

There are three new jerseys and trousers colored navy, orange and white. The team also revealed the new Grey Ghost uniform, inspired by the "Galloping Ghost" Red Grange, that will be worn on Homecoming. "A unique two-column pattern is set in both the jerseys and the numbers as a nod to the historic columns at Memorial Stadium, which represent IL soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice". (more...)
Trump orders review of $100 billion more in tariffs on China Trump orders review of $100 billion more in tariffs on China
- April 06, 2018

While the price of aluminum is down about 7 percent since Trump announced his intention to slap shipments with a 10 percent tariff in the name of national security, they have recovered about 0.8 percent since the trade spat escalated this week. (more...)

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