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People China hits back at USA with tariffs on $60bn of products
Author: 0 China hits back at USA with tariffs on $60bn of products

Many of those concerns may be overstated. US officials over the weekend sought promises of concrete changes to Chinese law and Beijing said it would not swallow any "bitter fruit" that harmed its interests. Tokyo stocks opened down about 2%, while shares also fell in Seoul and Sydney. The Shanghai Composite fell by 1.2 percent, Japan's Nikkei dropped 225 points, and overall, Asian markets were down by more than 1 percent.

People Ireland bans USA anti-gay preacher Steven Anderson
Author: 0 Ireland bans USA anti-gay preacher Steven Anderson

Anderson released a video prior to Ireland banning him, saying he was going there to preach to the "righteous remnant", adding that "the vast majority of the wicked people over there have already just embraced bloody infanticide", referring to the country voting to legalize abortion past year.

People Meghan Markle releases photo of baby Archie for Mother's Day
Author: 0 Meghan Markle releases photo of baby Archie for Mother's Day

Prince Harry and Meghan , the Duchess of Sussex , have released a photo of their newborn baby's feet to mark Meghan's first Mother's Day as a mum. "She just got into their home and doesn't want to be uprooted", the royals source added. Even Oprah Magazine's official Instagram account congratulated the new mom with a post of Meghan , her mother, and grandmother.

People Three bodies found impaled with crossbow bolts at 'quiet' German hotel
Author: 0 Three bodies found impaled with crossbow bolts at 'quiet' German hotel

Staff found the three bodies - that of a man, 54, and two women aged 30 and 33 - alongside two crossbows. Local press reported that the man and the youngest woman were from Rhineland-Palatinate in the west of the country and the 33-year-was from 482km away in Lower Saxony, but they arrived together at the guesthouse.

People ISIS announces new 'branch' in India after clashes in Kashmir
Author: 0 ISIS announces new 'branch' in India after clashes in Kashmir

On Friday one militant was killed in a gunfight with security forces in Indian-administered Kashmir's Shopian district , precisely in Amshipora village. Sofi had been involved in several militant groups in Kashmir for more than a decade before pledging allegiance to Islamic State, according to a military official on Saturday and an interview given by Sofi to a Srinagar-based magazine sympathetic to IS.

People Sri Lanka blocks social media again after anti-Muslim attacks
Author: 0 Sri Lanka blocks social media again after anti-Muslim attacks

Police curfew has been imposed in the Chilaw area with immediate effect, stated Ada Derana reporter. Security forces fired in the air to disperse mobs, but the violence spread to nearby towns where Muslim businesses were also attacked. "I appeal to all Catholic and Christian brothers and sisters not to hurt even a single Muslim person because they are our brothers, because they are part of our religious culture", said Ranjith.

People Myanmar passenger jet lands safely after landing gear fails
Author: 0 Myanmar passenger jet lands safely after landing gear fails

Heart in mouth, bystanders were able to film the miraculous emergency landing which was safely - if not gracefully - performed. The video circulated on social media showed a smooth touch-down before the nose of the jet tipped over and ground to a stop.

People Lawmakers to Impeach Him: Senior Democrat
Author: 0 Lawmakers to Impeach Him: Senior Democrat

His reluctance angered Mr. Trump, who believed that Mr. McGahn showed disloyalty by telling investigators for the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, about Mr. McGahn's refusal to make a public statement appeared to annoy the president and some of his aides, who believed McGahn was being unnecessarily uncooperative, the people said.

People Hong Kong lawmakers fight over extradition law
Author: 0 Hong Kong lawmakers fight over extradition law

One person was taken to hospital. Opponents fear the law would erode rights and legal protections in the free-wheeling financial hub that were guaranteed when it returned to Chinese rule in 1997. Last month, thousands of people walked peacefully for more than three hours through the shopping and business districts of Causeway Bay and Wanchai, some with placards addressing the Chinese leader: "President Xi Jinping, no legalized kidnapping of Hong Kong people to China".

People EU Election Poll Has Farage's Brexit Party Beating Labour and Tories COMBINED
Author: 0 EU Election Poll Has Farage's Brexit Party Beating Labour and Tories COMBINED

With little movement in talks between the government and the opposition Labour Party, the elections to the European Parliament on May 23 will offer a new opportunity for voters to show discontent. "Normally when you go and speak to Conservative Associations and you're not fully supportive of the leader of the party, whoever that leader happens to be, you're not the most popular person in the room".

People Swedish prosecutor speaks about probe into Assange's sexual assault allegation
Author: 0 Swedish prosecutor speaks about probe into Assange's sexual assault allegation

Assange was arrested on April 11, and on May 1 was sentenced to 50 weeks imprisonment for violating bail conditions after spending almost seven years in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London . The charge against him carries a sentence of up to five years in prison. Swedish prosecutors had filed preliminary charges in 2010 after two women said they were victims of sex crimes commited by Assange when he visited the country.

People Joe Biden promises border plan soon to counter Trump's policy
Author: 0 Joe Biden promises border plan soon to counter Trump's policy

Zichal was previously a climate and energy staffer in the Obama White House, and then went on to serve a stint on the board of directors for Cheniere, a liquefied natural gas company. "GREAT! #MAGA", Trump said. A spokesman for Biden's campaign, TJ Ducklo, declined to comment on Biden's emerging climate policy or his advisors, but said Biden takes climate change seriously.

People Woman (82) raised in orphanage meets mother (103) after decades-long search
Author: 0 Woman (82) raised in orphanage meets mother (103) after decades-long search

Last month Eileen made a decision to "take the bull by the horns" and travelled to Scotland with her husband, daughter and son-in-law to meet Elizabeth. "We came in and, honestly I haven't got over the acceptance that I got. And that is exactly what I got when I went to the door", she said. "I don't think I'll ever come down out of the cloud", she reflected.

People Mother Allegedly Tosses Infant Daughter Off A Ravine, Fakes Kidnapping
Author: 0 Mother Allegedly Tosses Infant Daughter Off A Ravine, Fakes Kidnapping

They wouldn't say who placed the call, but confirmed it wasn't Madden. Henderson County Sheriff Lowell Griffin announced that the child's mother, Krista Noelle Madden , 35, has been jailed on a count of attempted first-degree murder. She called her husband and had him come over. Madden called 911 around 4:30 p.m. on May 9 claiming that she and her infant daughter had been kidnapped.

People Stepdad held over missing Houston child Maleah Davis
Author: 0 Stepdad held over missing Houston child Maleah Davis

Vence told police last Saturday that men in a pickup truck abducted him, Maleah and his 2-year-old son before freeing him and the boy. The silver 2011 Nissan Altima that was reportedly stolen when Maleah Davis disappeared was located on Thursday, police said.

People Donald Tusk: Chance of Brexit being cancelled could be 30%
Author: 0 Donald Tusk: Chance of Brexit being cancelled could be 30%

Some British lawmakers have called for a second referendum on the issue, a vote the European Union leader believes would produce an entirely different result. Meanwhile Verhofstadt made his comments while campaigning for the Lib Dems in Camden, north London, ahead of European elections later this month.

People Yemen: Houthis' port withdrawal 'going according to plan', says UN
Author: 0 Yemen: Houthis' port withdrawal 'going according to plan', says UN

Al-Houthi said earlier on Saturday that his group's intention to unilaterally redeploy from the ports was a result of the coalition's refusal to implement the Stockholm Agreement. The UN-brokered deal is vague on who will control Hodeidah's ports after the sides withdraw, saying a "local force" would take over without specifying further.

People UAE says four ships targeted by 'sabotage'
Author: 0 UAE says four ships targeted by 'sabotage'

The foreign ministry of the UAE, a United States ally, said that "four commercial, civilian trading vessels of various nationalities suffered acts of sabotage" off its eastern coast in the Gulf of Oman. The Strait of Hormuz connects the Gulf to the Indian Ocean. Earlier this month, the Maritime Administration warned that USA commercial ships including oil tankers sailing through key Middle East waterways could be targeted by Iran in one of the threats to US interests posed by Tehran.

People Putin falls on his face during victory lap at ice hockey match
Author: 0 Putin falls on his face during victory lap at ice hockey match

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will fly to Russian Federation on Monday for talks with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and President Vladimir Putin . Speaking to CNBC in an interview to be broadcast on Monday, Pompeo said the US deployments were in response to intelligence about potential Iranian attacks and aimed both to deter them and to be able to respond if necessary.

People White House expects China to retaliate over increased trade tariffs
Author: 0 White House expects China to retaliate over increased trade tariffs

Trump and Mr. Xi will meet at the G20 summit. According to Tan, a more effective option for China may simply be allow for the yuan to depreciate against the dollar to offset the negative impact of the increased tariffs to keep Chinese exports competitive in the United States market.

People Chelsea Manning released after 62-day confinement in jail
Author: 0 Chelsea Manning released after 62-day confinement in jail

She's not just saying that she refuses to answer any questions about Wikileaks and Julian Assange . "The idea I hold the keys to my own cell is an absurd one, as I face the prospect of suffering either way due to this unnecessary and punitive subpoena: I can either go to jail or betray my principles", she said in a letter to the court.

People Gunmen kill six in Burkina Faso Catholic Church
Author: 0 Gunmen kill six in Burkina Faso Catholic Church

The mayor of the village, Ousmane Zongo, told Agence France-Presse the gunmen then burst into the church. " They started firing as the congregation tried to flee ", he told the news agency. The other two hostages from the US and South Korean have not been named. Roughly 55 per cent to 60 per cent of Burkina Faso's population is Muslim, with up to a quarter Christian.

People India votes in penultimate phase of seven-round general election
Author: 0 India votes in penultimate phase of seven-round general election

He also leveled serious allegations against Central Government over Rafael deal. The BJP says Modi was reacting to Rahul Gandhi calling him a thief. With India in its last leg for the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections , May 20 will tell whether the people have given their mandate to Narendra Modi to once again lead the nation for another fiver years.

People Florida Teachers Won't Follow New Arms Law
Author: 0 Florida Teachers Won't Follow New Arms Law

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Wednesday that'll let more Florida teachers carry guns in school, the latest response to last year's mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Among them, the measure changes the criteria for teachers to receive annual salary bonuses through the Best and Brightest award devised in 2015. Many Democrats and teacher unions contend the program would strip away money from cash-strapped public schools.

People Sen. Burr takes Republicans' fire over Trump Jr. subpoena
Author: 0 Sen. Burr takes Republicans' fire over Trump Jr. subpoena

The sudden infighting threatened to undermine support for the Senate's Russia investigation, which is the sole bipartisan probe in Congress into Russian interference in the 2016 election and has been widely praised as operating with little public drama.

People USA goods trade deficit with China tumbles to 5-year low
Author: 0 USA goods trade deficit with China tumbles to 5-year low

The U-turn in Trump's attitude looks more like a tactic created to increase leverage and to show the "art of the deal" as a businessman. The government has filed plans to raise tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent.

People Strong 6.3-magnitude quake hits southern Japan; no tsunami threat
Author: 0 Strong 6.3-magnitude quake hits southern Japan; no tsunami threat

The Time also reported that the nation's weather agency did not warn about any tsunami. Moderate to strong shaking was felt in areas near the epicentre off the coast of Miyazaki , a city in the southwest of Kyushu island, local reports quoted the meteorological agency as saying.

People Google celebrates haematologist Lucy Wills` 131st birthday with a doodle
Author: 0 Google celebrates haematologist Lucy Wills` 131st birthday with a doodle

Lucy Wills observed an apparent correlation between the dietary habits of different classes of Bombay women and the likelihood of their becoming anaemic during pregnancy. Much of her pioneering work on anaemia was done in Madras at the Victoria Caste and Gosha (now Kasturba Gandhi) Hospital, Triplicane. Folic acid is a sort of folate - a B-vitamin found naturally in dark green vegetables and citrus fruits.

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