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World World markets tumble on growing trade war fears
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Gold's getting a double boost this week, as investors pile into the traditional haven as a long-awaited trade war finally erupted between the U.S. and China , extending gains that came after the Federal Reserve's policy outlook proved less hawkish than feared.

World Fred: Chance for weekend showers
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Temperatures this time of the year should already be getting into the mid-to upper 40s, and it certainly wouldn't be unusual to see a 50-degree day. Monday and Tuesday will be warm with highs in the lower 80s. Some foothills counties, Alexander, Caldwell and Burke, could see some snow, and limited ice, but the biggest potential impacts will play out at the higher elevations.

World Pennsylvania special election loss stoking fears of suburban 'revolt' vs. GOP
Author: 0 Pennsylvania special election loss stoking fears of suburban 'revolt' vs. GOP

Trump's trick was also a gamble that depended on the public ignoring the obvious fact that anything short of a big Saccone win would be a humiliating loss for the President. With redistricting, Lamb's home will be redrawn into the new 17th district , where he could face incumbent Republican Representative Keith Rothfus.

World Students across CO join nationwide walkout
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Student leadership groups had worked with faculty members at several schools to organize events that would empower students on this day to let their voices be heard and keep them on campus. Attendance was taken and if students were outside demonstrating, they were marked as absent. At Tualatin High School, Hadley Carlberg, one of the organizers of that school's walkout, read a short speech.

World Meet the CIA's New Torturer in Chief
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She's not a household name, but there's a spotlight on her now and her three-decade career at the agency. He also openly wondered how Haspel, once in charge of a notorious CIA "black site" where suspects were waterboarded, could be considered to run the agency.

World US President Appointee as CIA Director Linked to Tortures
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on Thursday morning called on the CIA to release documents related to CIA director nominee Gina Haspel's involvement in the agency's torture program. Trump's tweets also showed that he had little respect for his cabinet colleague. It ended up being a go-nowhere effort that ended when Tillerson was sacked on Tuesday.

World Decent: 'Nape O'ville' about to go green
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But the Irish immigrants slowly found acceptance in America and eventually became such a part of the nation's fabric that St. Patrick's Day is now celebrated from coast to coast-with everyone hoping to gain their own little luck of the Irish when tomorrow's holiday rolls around.

World President Trump touring border wall prototypes
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Still, Trump has signaled that community will be the first for robust border wall construction and prototypes are now under construction in Imperial and Calexico. A native of the western state of Michoacan, he was deported from California two years ago, and has since tried to go back twice. Brown continued, blaming the Trump administration for "sowing division and discord", and called on lawmakers to " build bridges , not walls".

World Trump's tariffs could hit Harley-Davidson hard
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The warnings come amid rumours that President Trump is seeking to impose tariffs on up to £43billion ($60billion) of Chinese imports. It's also one of the first names on the tip of other leaders' tongues when they push back. For example, the European Union has already suggested that they will retaliate by imposing tariffs on Harley-Davidson motorcycles and Kentucky bourbon.

World Stephen Hawking would 'just turn up' to Simpsons script readings
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The British scientist , famed for his work on black holes, died peacefully at his home in Cambridge aged 76 . For a person, who lived every day since he was 21, by defying the medical odds surrounding Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS ), there was certainly a different calculus at work.

World American Students Stage A National Walkout To Plea For Stricter Gun Laws
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Some students carried signs bearing the names of the 17 people who died in a school shooting in Parkland , Florida, a month ago. "Otherwise they are not going to be re-elected". Delay said the American students were protesting the influence the National Rifle Association has on USA politicians, while at the same time demanding more restrictive gun laws.

World China says trade war with U.S. would be
Author: 0 China says trade war with U.S. would be "disaster"

Already at least one job has been impacted. What he heard directly from the president echoed public remarks from Trump's administration: the USA trade czar recently said he wants a new NAFTA concluded within weeks, because of upcoming elections in the different countries.

World Rex Tillerson learned he was sacked after reading Trump's tweet
Author: 0 Rex Tillerson learned he was sacked after reading Trump's tweet

Hours after his boss, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , was ousted Steve Goldstein, the under secretary of public affairs at the State Department has been fired by the White House. Tillerson's departure adds to a period of intense turnover within Trump's administration that has alarmed those both in and out of the White House.

World Ontario voters facing 'stark choice' in June, says Kathleen Wynne
Author: 0 Ontario voters facing 'stark choice' in June, says Kathleen Wynne

I've said it over and over and over again. You've got to get sales outside. "This was pretty much the most mishandled party executive communication exercise I've ever witnessed on television", she said. While the Conservatives dominate in numerous province's rural areas, the long-governing Liberals' power base is around Toronto. But Fedeli, who was slated to meet with Ford Sunday afternoon, was quick to point out that Ford is both party leader and "the boss".

World Trump blocks biggest ever tech deal over 'national security' concerns
Author: 0 Trump blocks biggest ever tech deal over 'national security' concerns

Huawei Technologies is already the largest telecom equipment maker - ahead of Nokia and Ericsson. Broadcom came very close to getting hold of Qualcomm , the world's largest maker of mobile-phone chips. The Treasury argued that Broadcom has a history of acquiring companies, and then slashing their spending on new technologies. Trump hosted Broadcom's Tan in the White House past year when the executive announced the proposed move.

World Police say package bombs caused two Austin blasts
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Just in total shock". "We will respond", Manley said . "The world is just filled with insane people, that in their minds, the only crime is how you were born", says Jay Brewer, neighbor. She was reported to be in critical condition with life-threatening injuries. "We don't know what the motive behind these may be", he said. Manley said authorities know what kind of explosive devices were used, but they are not revealing details to preserve the integrity of the investigation.

World Tariff exemptions possible for U.S. military partners
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The US would offer temporary relief to Canada and Mexico for 30 days, the Washington Post reported citing senior US officials, breaks that could be extended depending on progress in the ongoing North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations.

World School shooting calls released; gun bill on governor's desk
Author: 0 School shooting calls released; gun bill on governor's desk

The law was enacted in the wake of the Valentine's Day shooting death of 17 students and teachers at Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, allegedly by a 19-year-old former student who authorities said legally bought the AR-15-style rifle used in the attack.

World Kansas State's Wade out for tonight's game against Kansas
Author: 0 Kansas State's Wade out for tonight's game against Kansas

So he made sure the Jayhawks didn't. With Kansas State being an average 3-point shooting team and having far from intimidating height, Kansas should win and cover. "Malik putting us on his back was huge". Still, the Sooners kept trying to land the blow that would get them back in the game. Offensively, Kansas has been led by Devontae' Graham (17.6 ppg, 4.0 rpg, 7.2 apg, 1.6 spg), Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk (15.3 ppg, 4.1 rpg, 2.7 apg, 1.1 spg), Udoka Azubuike (13.7 ppg, 7.1 rpg, 1.8 ...

World Hamilton 'breathing a little bit easier' after Canada exempted from steel tariffs
Author: 0 Hamilton 'breathing a little bit easier' after Canada exempted from steel tariffs

The chamber says it will continue to advocate on behalf of business to ensure that nations who do not respect trade law and fair trade do not take advantage of Canada by dumping their products in the country and risking jobs. "There are potential carve-outs for Canada and Mexico based on national security - and possibly other countries as well, based on that process", Sarah Sanders said during her daily media briefing.

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