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People Stocks tumble on trade fears; S&P has worst week in 2 years
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Safe-haven spot gold rose 1.3 per cent to $1,342 an ounce, its highest since February 20. That development, investors say, is due to fears of a global trade war erupting on the back of tariffs and talk of further protectionist measures from the USA administration.

People UAE all but end Zimbabwe's…
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On Friday, Afghanistan and Ireland will meet at the same venue with the victor guaranteed a place in the 2019 finals in England and Wales. Veteran batsman Ed Joyce missed that game due to a swollen knee but Ireland management were hopeful that they would be picking from a full squad on Friday morning as they look to qualify for a fourth-straight 50-overs World Cup.

People Search Warrant issued for Cambridge Analytica's offices
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Cambridge Analytica is accused of harvesting personal data of Facebook users to influence elections in several countries including the United States presidential elections . The fourth lawsuit is perhaps the one with the most potential, however. SCLE is the British company behind the entity known to world+dog as Cambridge Analytica .

People Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for the Cambridge Analytica scandal
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg apologizes for the Cambridge Analytica scandal

With the recent Cambridge Analytics scandal involving Facebook on breach of data protection, it's pertinent to be mindful of what information apps and organisations have access to going forward. Writing on his Facebook page , Zuckerberg said "the most important actions to prevent this from happening again today we have already taken years ago".

People Sarkozy to appeal restrictions in Libyan funding case
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The 63-year-old rightwinger said in his court statement, published by the Figaro newspaper, that he had been through "hell" since the allegations emerged in 2011. Investigators suspect that he accepted up to €50 million from Gaddafi to fund his successful 2007 presidential campaign. Nicolas Sarkozy portrayed himself as the victim of a Libyan smear campaign last night as he sought to deflect allegations that Colonel Gaddafi had bankrolled his rise to power.

People Russian spy: Skripal asked Putin if he could return home
Author: 0 Russian spy: Skripal asked Putin if he could return home

The Kremlin denies receiving such a letter. On March 4, Skripal and his daughter were found unconscious on a bench at a shopping center in the English city of Salisbury and are now at a hospital being treated for exposure to a nerve agent .

People Two York firefighters die when wall collapses at fire scene
Author: 0 Two York firefighters die when wall collapses at fire scene

The York County coroner identified the victim as 50 year-old Ivan Flanscha of Red Lion, a veteran of the York fire department. All four are from the city fire department. Parts of the building that had been standing earlier Thursday had collapsed. "This marks a tragic day in York's history". More of the old Weaver Organ and Piano building in York collapsed the day after a massive fire, trapping four firefighters inside.

People YHS track opens season by hosting Early Qualifier, Saturday
Author: 0 YHS track opens season by hosting Early Qualifier, Saturday

Grantz qualified in the shot put a year ago, but even though he placed third at the regional meet in the discus, he didn't qualify for state in that event. "That's who we are and I think that's who we are as a community, so you might as well embrace it and use it". I wanted to try a sport, and I saw track as something that I could do well.

People Senate approves $1.3 trillion spending bill, avoiding government shutdown
Author: 0 Senate approves $1.3 trillion spending bill, avoiding government shutdown

Sen. From the gallery, he could be overheard telling McConnell, "I'm not going to consent to do anything". "The president wanted a DACA fix as part of this deal". Trump's tweets will now have less of an impact as his supporters feel betrayed. But Trump's most conservative adherents took his threat seriously and were devastated he didn't follow through.

People Paul McCartney remembers John Lennon at March for Our Lives
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The singer added that he was unsure if gun violence can be ended, adding: 'But this is what we can do, so I'm here to do it'. "But this is what we can do, so I'm here to do it". "It is important to me". Another celebrity who was snapped at the NY march was Cynthia Nixon, who recently announced her candidacy for NY governor.

People Frustrated Opposition spreading lies against government says PM Narendra Modi
Author: 0 Frustrated Opposition spreading lies against government says PM Narendra Modi

Congress on Friday remarked that the Prime Minister's NaMo app, which is not affiliated with the Indian government, has been using the software to extract personal data from Indian users. Adding to this, BJP president Amit Shah also defined that MPs win the hearts of the party workers in a mega outreach programme ahead of the 2019 parliamentary election.

Author: 0 U.S. launches WTO challenge against China

Meanwhile, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo called for cooler heads to prevail, saying in a statement that new trade barriers would "jeopardise the global economy". Yesterday, Trump gave Canada, Mexico, Argentina, Australia, Brazil and South Korea and the European Union temporary exemptions. Alarm over Trump's protectionist leanings mounted earlier this month after he imposed hefty import tariffs on steel and aluminium under Section 232 of the 1962 U.S.

People With Deadline Looming, Trump Threatens to Veto Spending Bill
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A veto would have nearly certainly triggered a partial government shutdown, the third since the start of the year, since many lawmakers left Washington after the legislation won final passage. "Is it ideal? No", Mulvaney added. Is it exactly what we asked for in the budget? No. "But we think that we got many of our priorities funded". "That is not how the process works".

People British watchdog gets warrant to search Cambridge Analytica
Author: 0 British watchdog gets warrant to search Cambridge Analytica

Late on Friday, a High Court judge granted an application by the UK Information Commissioner's Office for a warrant to search Cambridge Analytica's offices. A figurine is seen in front of the Facebook logo in this illustration. Soon after the ruling, the lights on the second floor offices of Cambridge Analytica were switched on before the group arrived an hour later.

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Author: 0 "Summer Time" officially begins tomorrow as clocks spring forward

The entire hour between 2am and 3am disappears, as European Union-wide daylight saving kicks in as it has every year since 1981. Luckily it's not too much hassle anymore since most things we own are automated and change themselves. Daylight savings is the practice of advancing clocks during summer months by one hour, so that evening daylight lasts an hour longer, while sacrificing normal sunrise times.

People Kerala honour killing: Man stabs daughter to death on wedding eve
Author: 0 Kerala honour killing: Man stabs daughter to death on wedding eve

Athira, a resident of Poovathikandi in the district, was scheduled to Wednesday her boyfriend on Friday. Preliminary reports said Rajan was against the wedding but had given his consent following intervention by his relatives. The police investigation after Thursday's murder has confirmed that it was an honour killing . Rajan is now in police custody. The victim worked as a technician in the dialysis unit of a government medical college at Manjeri in Malappuram district.

People China mulls higher tariffs on United States imports
Author: 0 China mulls higher tariffs on United States imports

The list noticeably does not include soybeans, a key USA export from Trump-voting states that Chinese state-run newspaper the Global Times had suggested should be targeted by Beijing . Donald Trump has paved the way for a possible trade war with Economic rivals China by ratifying a decision to impose tariffs on Chinese products.

People Egypt: Explosion hits near convoy of Alexandria security chief
Author: 0 Egypt: Explosion hits near convoy of Alexandria security chief

The interior ministry said in a statement that an improvised explosive device placed under a auto detonated as the security director's convoy was passing in El-Moaskar El-Romany Street. "Soon we will come here to celebrate victory over the deviants of the age", MENA quoted him as saying, referring to the jihadists. All credible opponents dropped out in January, citing intimidation by the authorities after the main challenger was jailed.

People Students say Parkland march is the heart of the movement
Author: 0 Students say Parkland march is the heart of the movement

But that wasn't the only appearance they'd be making before the weekend's March For Our Lives . "Douglas is in the house. They treated us like royalty", said Meredith Barry, who traveled with her daughter, Isabela, and other Parkland students.

People JNU protest: NCW orders probe, police apologise to media
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A view of cameras kept on ground by journalists in an attempt to show their agitation against the alleged assault on a woman journalist and a woman photographer in JNU campus, in New Delhi on Saturday. It was also reported that the police roughed up journalists who were covering the incident. "They told us that we have permission to protest only at INA and that moving towards Parliament without prior permission is illegal", a demonstrator said.

People Amnesty International Calls for Accountability in the Shooting of Stephon Clark
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Earlier in the day, protesters had also marched into Sacramento's City Hall and onto an interstate highway as the mayor called for calm. The Sacramento Kings defeated the Atlanta Hawks in a almost empty arena. "It looks bad, but (the officers) are still perceiving a threat. he's not obeying", said Mr Obayashi. That work includes seeking legal or subpoena powers for civilian commissions with oversight of police and jail systems, as well as abolishing the Peace Officer's Bill of Rights that ...

People Census figures show Arkansas populations shrink in 40 counties
Author: 0 Census figures show Arkansas populations shrink in 40 counties

The highest percentage growth, however, mainly occurred far from big cities: in St. George, Utah; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Greeley, Colo.; Bend, Ore., and Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. For the second year in a row, the Orlando metropolitan area has ranked number eight in the country in growth, based on the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday.

People 4-8 inches of snow expected Friday and Saturday
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Snow will be closest to Eau Claire on Friday night, and exiting Saturday morning. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared a state of emergency for New York City and its suburbs and said 5,500 utility workers and 300 National Guard members were standing by.

People Fourth fodder scam case: Lalu Prasad sentenced to 7 yrs jail
Author: 0 Fourth fodder scam case: Lalu Prasad sentenced to 7 yrs jail

As per his claims, Lalu would spend a maximum of seven years in jail. Although he was convicted on December 23, the quantum sentence was pronounced on 6th January 2018. Since then he has been serving his term in Ranchi's Birsa Munda Central Jail. Prabhat Kumar, Lalu Yadav's lawyer, said, "Imprisonment of 7 years each has been given under IPC and Prevention of Corruption Act, both to run concurrently".

People Young Broncos girls' soccer team stumbles in season opener
Author: 0 Young Broncos girls' soccer team stumbles in season opener

The catch? It was a boys team. "I think that we can definitely be a powerful serving team", Howard said. "I've seen some coaches that are really bad - bad attitudes and no respect", said Albert. "The key, if you look at our season as a whole, is how we were playing in February. It's a whole different ball game". "To be successful you have to play consistently and keep the ball in play".

People Kylie Jenner's Daughter Looks SO Much Like Her
Author: 0 Kylie Jenner's Daughter Looks SO Much Like Her

The couple have gradually shared more details about their daughter via Instagram , choosing to announce her name via the social media platform, too. Fans were quick to notice something else. "I think that whenever someone has a child, no matter who it is, there's always growth and things to be learned so I think it's just child birth and becoming a parent is a handsome thing", Jordyn told the webloid.

People South Korea to turn off computers to keep employees from working late
Author: 0 South Korea to turn off computers to keep employees from working late

Seoul Metropolitan Government announced it would shut down employees' computers at 8pm on Fridays so they would be forced to stop working and go home, according to the BBC . According to a statement by the government, all employees will be subjected to the shutdown, though there will be exemptions in special circumstances.

People TRS Wins All Three Rajya Sabha Seats From Telangana State
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Elections are also underway for two seats in Jharkhand where three candidates are in the fray, including two of the state's ruling BJP and one of the Congress . As per the simple gambit, if the Samjwadi Party failed to get her candidate elected, the BSP supremo Mayawati would be too hurt and furious. On Friday, a tough contest was seen between the BJP-backed independent candidate Anil Agarwal who got 22 first preference votes and the BSP candidate Bhimrao Ambedkar who got 33 first ...

People Martin Vizcarra Sworn In As Peru's New President
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She said Peru's adherence to its constitution "reflects its strength as a resilient democracy". In his first address as president, Vizcarra , the relatively unknown former governor of Peru's second-smallest state, appealed for national unity and urged young Peruvians not to succumb to cynicism.

People French Rail Strike Turning into Major Challenge For Macron
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Protesters clashed with police in Paris pelting them with projectiles and armed police resorted to firing tear gas shells and water cannons to disperse protesters. They are planning to strike two days out of every five throughout the months of April to June . On Tuesday, following a retirees' march, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the government would change tack for the poorest 100,000 out of 7 million pensioners concerned by a tax hike, in a sign that a government that prides ...

People Fire breaks out on top floors of hotel near Dublin airport
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Around 150 guests were staying in the hotel at the time, and all have been accounted for, along with all those living in the hotel. At least five of the top floors appeared to be destroyed in last night's fire. Officials with Inner City Housing Homeless (ICHH) were working with officials to determine if there were families on site. He added: "The situation is that the top seven floors of the hotel are now on fire".