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China vows "same strength" measure against US tariffs

Though experts appear to be keeping calm and watching from the sidelines, investors were less patient after the news of China's tariffs. China hit back quickly on Wednesday against the Trump administration's plans to impose tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods, retaliating with a list of similar duties on key USA imports including soybeans , planes, cars, beef and chemicals. Read More »

We need to create our own history, says Liverpool's Klopp


While City now have the upper hand domestically as they sit 18 points clear of third-placed Liverpool in the Premier League and just one win away from a third title in seven seasons, five-time European champions Liverpool have far more pedigree in continental competition. Read More »

Trump wants United States troops out of Syria


A new report adds more confusion over Washington's military role in Syria, saying the USA military has been working on plans to dispatch dozens of additional troops to northern Syria only after President Donald Trump talked of a pullout from the Arab state in the near future. Read More »

Honduras Demands Respect After Trump's Threats Over Migrant 'Caravan'


President Obama dispatched 1,200 members of the National Guard to the southern border in 2010. Instead, a ministerial meeting in "around two weeks" would decide what form another round could take, he said . Everyone else will have to petition the Mexican government to stay in the country or they will be ordered to leave, he said. In a statement issued late Monday, Mexico's government said about 400 participants in the caravan had already been sent back to their home countries. Read More »

Pakistan complete T20 series whitewash over West Indies


West Indies , batting first for the first time in the series, had earlier scored 153-6 after its captain Jason Mohammed won the toss. Pakistan reached the target in 16.5 overs with Babar Azam scoring 51 and Fakhar Zaman 40. "The Karachi crowd was excellent". The last four overs proved profitable as Denesh Ramdin outwitted, outthought and outclassed Pakistan's death bowlers. Read More »

Trump says he wants to use military to secure US-Mexico border


Trump floated the threat about foreign aid in a tweet early Tuesday morning. "We seek to to become one collective, supporting each other shoulder to shoulder and demonstrating that by uniting we can abolish borders". "If you look at the caravan of thousands of people coming across, I told Mexico, look, you have a cash cow in NAFTA ". Mexico said, however, "it is not the responsibility of this government to exercise immigration decisions of the United States or any other nation". Read More »

Female shooter at YouTube headquarters is identified


The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the case. Aghdam lived in San Diego and reportedly "hated" YouTube , and believed the platform was discriminating against her by demonetizing her videos, Mercury News reported . Read More »

Wintry weather returns Tuesday


Marie will be in the heavy snow over six inches. According to data provided by Weather Underground, the record high was 83 degrees in 1963 and the record low was 15 degrees in 1985. Not before a bit of a "spring" feel arrives for some to our south, though. Numerous accidents were reported early Monday on I-90 west of Missoula with vehicles also getting stuck on Evaro Hill. Read More »

Is Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) Attractive at $27.32?

The latest system from Securus achieved premarket notification from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is expected to be commercially available in the part of Boston Scientific's portfolio in the first half of 2019. Piedmont Inv Limited Com holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) for 294,231 shares. Bessemer Group Inc. now owns 7,983 shares of the medical equipment provider's stock valued at $233,000 after purchasing an additional 5,402 shares ... Read More »

Schneiderman sues administration over census question


More than a third of New York's population live in hard to count neighborhoods, the lawsuit says . If this question is left in the 2020 census, areas with large immigrant populations are more likely to be undercounted and lose key federal funding. Read More »

Nokia 6 (2017) receives price cut ahead of Nokia 6 (2018) launch


Finish tech giant Nokia made its return to the smartphone world in 2016 with the launch of Android devices and it seems like the upcoming Nokia phone will be a high-end device having features like iPhones and Samsung Galaxies. It also features 2X optical zoom and dual-tone LED flash. It would use Carl Zeiss lenses along with LED flash and Xenon modules. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Nokia 1 packs a 5-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 2-megapixel camera for selfies. Read More »

Trump lashes out at Amazon for paying "little or no" tax


Postal Service to lose money. Shares of Amazon fell more than 4 percent on Wednesday after Axios published its report . "Singling out favorite Trump villains like Amazon is a distraction from our bipartisan effort". But in January, the top court announced it would consider taxes from online sales and is expected to issue a ruling before the end of the year. One possible change could affect the growing number of third-party retailers that sell through Amazon . Read More »

Suspect arrested after armed convenience store robbery


Police say the man was then assaulted and robbed of his cell phone before he managed to escape to a nearby construction site. The second victim is a toddler, Kirkpatrick said. Deputies managed to apprehend Virgen, and are still searching for the other suspect, Cook said. The victims told police the skinnier male was armed with an unknown model handgun and the larger male was armed with a pump shotgun. Read More »

Google has plans to launch a mid-range Pixel phone

The high-end Pixel devices, i.e., the Pixel 3 and 3 XL will be launched in India around Diwali . While Apple has risen to become the world's most valuable publicly traded company on the back of the iPhone , many in the technology industry consider the iPhone's digital assistant, Siri, to be less effective than its counterparts at Google and Amazon, said The Times . Read More »

Apple Plans To Use Its Own Mac Chips Starting In 2020


At present, Apple provides roughly 5 percent of Intel's annual revenue and Intel stock has already dropped following the news . Though it could also just mean Apple is experimenting with different kinds of prototypes while it readies its new generation of computers. Read More »

Six Die As Protesters Clash With Police In India


But the sources in the police said that now the situation was under control. After Dalit protests swept India Monday, in which at least 10 people have been killed, the country's top court has chose to revisit its decision over diluting the Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST), Prevention of Atrocities Act. Read More »

Staying nice today, but heavy rain returns later this week


Normal is closer to 50°! Late afternoon and evening temperatures will surge into the 60s and it will even feel somewhat humid. Tuesday will once again start cloudy with peeks of sunshine later in the day. A front pushing up from the South will bring wet conditions by Tuesday evening and into Wednesday and Thursday . We're expecting mainly rain Saturday across the Midlands. Read More »

Trump says he will put United States military on southern border


President Trump said he has spoken to Defense Secretary James Mattis about the USA military being used to police the southern border. Despite his claim on Tuesday that he is taking an nearly unprecedented step, Donald Trump is not the first commander in chief to deploy troops to the US-Mexico border. Read More »

Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo Deletes All Of His Tweets After Troubling Ones Surface


They are the fourth team to win all of its NCAA tournament games by double digits. The Wildcats' recipe for success: Don't be shy about shooting the basketball, especially from deep. Three months ago, the Wolverines were unranked in the AP poll. They won by making an NCAA-record 464 3-pointers over the season - putting an official end to the notion that this game must be played from inside out, while perhaps sparking debate as to whether the 3-point line needs to be scooted back. Read More »

EPA says auto emissions standards are too high, questions California's waiver


The decision will "change nothing" in California and the dozen states with rules enforcing the old standard, she added. Still, the disclosure, coming on top of existing probes of Pruitt's reliance on first-class flights and frequent travel to his home state of Oklahoma, has spurred bipartisan calls for further investigations and even the EPA administrator's resignation. Read More »

First official teaser of OnePlus 6 released; launch expected soon


And now the company has released an official teaser via its twitter handle. It is a very short video of 4 seconds duration. Truth be told, the teaser doesn't reveal much. The phone is likely to feature a large 6.3-inch 19:9 aspect ratio screen, and will run Android 8.1 Oreo out-of-the-box. It is also going to feature an iPhone X like notch on top. Read More »

Spotify's debut a mixed bag for retail investors


Spotify is pursuing an unusual direct listing to reach the public markets in place of an initial public offering, and shares are expected to start trading on Tuesday. Pop superstar Taylor Swift, who once railed that Spotify was short-changing artists and boycotted the service, recently debuted a video as an exclusive to the platform. Read More »

Trump trade adviser does not see US-China tariff response 'spiral'


New Chinese tariffs on US pork products may not have a large impact on North Carolina producers. South Korea is the fifth largest market for USA pork . China's government said earlier its imports of those goods a year ago totalled $3 billion. One area missing from China's tariff action was soybeans, which it buys in massive quantities. Read More »

Trump Threatens Foreign Aid To Honduras Over Caravans


That's the same country Trump's own homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen praised just last week for cooperating with the U.S. on border issues. "It is absolute control of the southern border". Mexico deported more than 76,000 Central Americans past year, according to government statistics. Read More »

MONDAY'S PREP ROUNDUP: Rome High rallies for win against Cass


We got rolled after the first five minutes. The Mustangs started the inning's action with a single by DeChaine and a double by Genoways to set up a two-run single by Kasperbauer. "She has like 40-something, nearly 50 goals and like 35 assists. We have to play a disciplined game (on defense) and still play our (wide-open offensive) game against Southwest or it's going to be a long night against them". Read More »

NZ dismissed for 278, trail England by 29

He identified reasons for optimism, however, and depicted last week's embarrassing first-innings collapse to 58 all out in Auckland as a costly blip rather than an indication of worrying long-term issues. BJ Watling, who made 85 in New Zealand's rearguard action to lift their first innings to 278, believed the first session on Monday would likely dictate the outcome. Read More »

Dashboard Video Shows Sacramento Deputy's Car Hit Protester


Following the incident, authorities say the vehicle bore signs of the attack, including dents, scratches and a shattered rear window. California Highway Patrol officials on Monday said they are investigating the incident, and are asking for witnesses to help, including people with video or photos of the crash. Read More »

Trump criticizes Amazon again


The U.S. Postal Service is contracted to deliver packages for Amazon , which pays the same rate as other bulk shippers, CNN reports . Amazon led the market downturn with shares dropping by 6 percent, wiping $58.7 billion off the company's market value . Read More »

Severe storms in the forecast


A flash flood threat exists north of Louisville. Any storm that can develop Tuesday afternoon can produce gusty wind , but the biggest risk for severe wind gusts comes after sunset. WEDNESDAY: Sunny and cooler. Also, you might need a sweater or light coat as it could get cool again behind the front with highs Saturday in the upper 60s to near 70. Read More »

Excitement builds over Tiger Woods' return to Masters field


A little more crisp. It one of Bryan's first and fondest memories of the hallowed grounds. "His presence here is going to be huge this week", said Faldo. He's been in there competing for the last couple of events. But he missed the Masters in 2014 after the first of four back surgeries, which kept him out of his favorite tournament again in 2016 and 2017. Read More »