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by | March 27, 2018 | 00:16

Gary Toebben, president and CEO of Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, told Xinhua that the chamber's work to promote positive trade relations between the United States and China is "so important in light of recent concerning announcements".

by | March 27, 2018 | 00:08

However in March 2016, China announced the space station had "ceased functioning" and it had stopped sending data back to its handlers. The 9.4-ton (8.5 metric tons) Tiangong-1 is about 34 feet long by 11 feet wide (10.4 by 3.4 meters) and features 530 cubic feet (15 cubic m) of habitable internal volume.

by | March 26, 2018 | 23:00

British regulators on Friday began searching the London offices of Cambridge Analytica (CA), the scandal-hit communications firm at the heart of the Facebook data scandal, shortly after a judge approved a search warrant. The New York Times first reported Cambridge harnessed its Facebook data in services it provided the Bolton super PAC. The suit asks that both companies be fined $50,000 for each violation of the law and that Cambridge Analytica be fined an additional $10,000 for ...

by | March 26, 2018 | 22:55

The government email to Salman's attorneys also states that in 2012, "An anonymous tip indicated that Seddique Mateen was seeking to raise $50,000-$100,000 via a donation drive to contribute toward an attack against the government of Pakistan".

by | March 26, 2018 | 22:12

That vote had been swiftly followed by the Catalan parliament's declaration of independence on October 27. The Spanish Supreme Court on Friday issued fresh arrest warrants against Puigdemont and six other Catalan politicians who now are overseas.

by | March 26, 2018 | 21:45

Channel 2 TV reported that Netanyahu's wife, Sara, and son Yair were questioned at another location. The reports said he could for the first time have faced questions over information provided by Nir Hefetz, a longtime Netanyahu aide who has turned state witness.

by | March 26, 2018 | 21:39

Zuma, who was forced to resign by his ruling African National Congress in February, was at the centre of a 1990s deal to buy European military kit that has cast a shadow over politics in South Africa for years. A year ago a court ruled against that decision, leading to the path to last month's decision to prosecute. The previous charges were filed against Zuma but then dropped by the NPA shortly before he successfully ran for president in 2009.

by | March 26, 2018 | 20:39

According to an official note signed by foreign minister Chrystia Freeland, the measure is in solidarity with the United Kingdom, whose government ordered the removal of 23 Russian officials after the alleged attack with a chemical substance against Skripal and his daughter Yulia last March 4 in the English city of Salisbury.

by | March 26, 2018 | 20:27

The reason for it is unknown. A source told the Japanese news agency Kyodo that a high-ranking North Korean figure appeared to be visiting China. Footage from Nippon News Network, owned by Nippon TV, showed what an announcer described as a green train carriage with yellow horizontal lines, part of a 21-car train, similar to the kind that Kim's late father, Kim Jong Il, rode when he visited Beijing in 2011.

by | March 26, 2018 | 20:09

Costello announced on Sunday, March 25, 2018, that he would not be seeking re-election, ending weeks of speculation about his future and boosting Democratic hopes of winning his House seat. That change turned a district that had narrowly backed Democrat Hillary Clinton for president into one that had given her a 10-point margin of victory over Donald Trump.

by | March 26, 2018 | 19:41

Here's the Deal: A small upper level disturbance could put all the moisture and warm air the Big Country has received into action Monday morning. Strong storms are possible through midnight. Next week is going to have many days of rain. WEDNESDAY: We remain under a slight risk due to heavy rainfall and thunderstorms that are likely in the morning with gusty winds and large hail still being the primary threat.

by | March 26, 2018 | 19:14

Roberts said the fire department did not find anyone inside the building Saturday night. Allison Sanchez, Riggle's sister, told 21 News her brother lived life to the fullest. When crews arrived, they saw heavy smoke, but the fire was put out fairly quick. The floor collapsed under the firefighters as they were searching for victims, Howley said.

by | March 26, 2018 | 18:46

Local authorities evacuated areas below the dam, including a campground, a fish hatchery and a marina, and said that even if the dam failed, its water would flow harmlessly downstream into the much larger Don Pedro Reservoir, the sixth-largest in the state.

by | March 26, 2018 | 18:45

Talking to the AFP news agency, opposition deputy Charles Santiago said the bill was " a powerful weapon for the government to silence dissent in the country". He said the definition goes beyond the "restrictions" allowed in Article 10 (2)(a) of the Federal Constitution with regards to freedom of speech, as it will now include "fake news" even though it may not be a threat to public order.

by | March 26, 2018 | 18:01

Within 15 days, USTR will come up with a proposed list of products that will face higher tariffs. "The One-China policy is inherently ambiguous", Bolton said. China's Ministry of Commerce said on Friday it opposed United States unilateralism and protectionism after Washington unveiled plans for tariffs on up to $60 billion in Chinese goods following an intellectual property probe.

by | March 26, 2018 | 17:27

A priest performed the wedding ceremony right inside the intensive care unit on Friday night. I feel deeply for the victims", she said , adding that Beltrame "is a hero. A butcher who works at the supermarket, named only as Jacky, was quoted by French media reports as saying he and his co-workers ushered some 30 customers to the carpark outside.

by | March 26, 2018 | 17:25

All Russian diplomats, connected to the country's intelligence agencies, and their families have been given seven days' time to leave the country. She says the move will reduce "Russia's ability to spy on Americans and to conduct covert operations that threaten America's national security".

by | March 26, 2018 | 16:33

The benchmark had lost 539.64 points in the previous two sessions. Market indices closed sharply higher on Monday, with the Sensex up 469.87 points at 33,066.41 and the Nifty gaining 132.65 points at 10,130.70. The Industrial Average ended 1.77 percent lower on Friday. South African markets chalked up some of the biggest gains after the country averted a cut to its credit rating.Alarm over a possible trade war has rattled markets in recent weeks after US President Donald Trump slapped ...

by | March 26, 2018 | 15:20

In a possible sign of what is to come, Best Buy Co Inc, the largest USA consumer electronics retailer, has made a decision to stop buying smartphones from Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters.

by | March 26, 2018 | 15:14

Investigators say the Iraqi parents of a 16-year-old girl who allegedly ran away from her South Texas home to avoid an arranged marriage have been charged with attacking her for refusing to Wednesday an older man. A couple in Texas, charged with continuous violence against a family member for allegedly beating their 16-year-old daughter, were released on bond Sunday.