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IMF's LaGarde: Global trade marked by lack of trust

These unilateral protectionist measures have sparked widespread criticism and provoked threats of retaliation from major trading partners, raising the prospect of escalating global trade conflicts that threaten the global recovery. The rise in global debt has been fueled by low interest rates. Earlier on April 17, the World Bank noted that the Indian economy had recovered from the effects of d... [Full Article...]

North Korea meaningful progress towards denuclearization - South Korea

North Korea meaningful progress towards denuclearization - South Korea North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un announced Friday night his country will carry out no more nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests and will shut down its atomic test site, the North's state media reported Saturday. "It will create a very positive environment for the success of the upcoming inter-Korean and North-US summits", said a statement. The hotline is the latest step in an in... [Full Article...]

PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS :: Introducing Map Selection

PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS :: Introducing Map Selection The main problem of adding a map selection to the game was "Would adding map selection cause serious increases in matchmaking times for the various servers and modes?" this issue was tackled with the developers analyzing "tens of millions of matches and sorted the data by server, mode, and time to make sure map selection wouldn't break the game for anyone". [Full Article...]

UK Supreme Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler

UK Supreme Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler On Monday Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano urged his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, to allow Alfie, who is suffering from an undiagnosed degenerative disease to be transferred to medical facilities in Rome. In appealing the rulings, Alfie's parents, Tom Evans, 21, and Kate James, 20, argued their son had shown improvement in recent weeks. After the Supreme Court's announcement, a le... [Full Article...]

3.6 magnitude natural disaster rattles Detroit area

3.6 magnitude natural disaster rattles Detroit area It was measured at a depth of five kilometres. The quake was recorded near Amherstburg, Ontario , a town of about 21,900 people, which is located across from the Detroit River. U of M Professor Larry Ruff says "This natural disaster is unusual". A satellite image shows MI and parts of Canada on Thursday, April 19, 2018. They say it registered a 3.6 on the Richter scale. [Full Article...]

Inspectors reportedly reach alleged Syria chemical attack site

Inspectors reportedly reach alleged Syria chemical attack site Britain's Ambassador Peter Wilson said in The Hague that the United Nations had cleared the inspectors to go but they had been unable to reach Douma because Syria and Russian Federation had been unable to guarantee their safety. It was the United States, France and Britain who were "standing in the way" of the investigation by ordering air strikes "in the blink of an eye" before the OPCW tea... [Full Article...]

United States investigating AT&T and Verizon over eSIM collusion

United States investigating AT&T and Verizon over eSIM collusion And Google's Project Fi MVNO essentially switches dynamically among the networks of U.S. Cellular, Sprint and T-Mobile without requiring users to change SIM cards. The investigation comes as the Justice Department is suing AT&T to block its $85 billion merger with Time Warner. And there have been industry movements toward SIM cards that can switch among carriers. [Full Article...]

Students encouraged by National School Walkout Day

Students encouraged by National School Walkout Day All Americans need to think about the issue as what side of history do they want to be on and how they want to be remembered", said Tomalin. Friday was the 19th anniversary of the shoot shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado. Waterloo West starting their walk out at 10 am, they gathered outside the school, holding signs and giving speeches. "We're going to keep doing this until someone lis... [Full Article...]

President Ramaphosa cuts short United Kingdom trip to deal with protests at home

President Ramaphosa cuts short United Kingdom trip to deal with protests at home In a statement, Ramaphosa expressed "serious concern" over clashes between police and protesters. Local media said one person was thought to have died in the demonstrations, which erupted earlier this week. There haven't been fatalities linked with the protests, provincial police spokesman Sabata Mokgwabone said by phone. South Africa's subsequent election is in 2019 and the ruling African Nat... [Full Article...]

DNC files federal lawsuit against Russia, Trump campaign and WikiLeaks

DNC files federal lawsuit against Russia, Trump campaign and WikiLeaks Gates , his longtime associate, cut a plea deal with Mueller in February and has been cooperating with the special counsel's probe. The complaint begins with what it says are pre-existing ties between Russian figures and various associates of Trump, as well as the president himself. [Full Article...]

Seesawing Stocks: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA), Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI)

Seesawing Stocks: Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA), Navient Corporation (NASDAQ:NAVI) It has underperformed by 9.57% the S&P500. Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA)'s earnings per share has been growing at a 58.9 percent rate over the past 5 year when average revenue increase was noted as 51.2 percent. Tocqueville Asset Lp accumulated 0.01% or 64,700 shares. Wellington Shields Cap Ltd Com stated it has 8,000 shares. Liberty Mutual Asset Mngmt Incorporated holds 345,072 ... [Full Article...]

Even with President Trump away from DC

Even with President Trump away from DC Cohen made $130,000 payment to Daniels in October of 2016 as part of a nondisclosure agreement regarding her alleged affair with President Trump . Nonetheless, Cohen still has undertaken a significant portfolio of work for Trump. The hearing Friday will be the first in a case that has dominated headlines for weeks, ever since Daniels filed suit in California seeking to invalidate the deal. [Full Article...]

Unemployment steady locally, statewide in March

Unemployment steady locally, statewide in March U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show that's tied with OR for the highest rate in the country. The new unemployment numbers came a day after Gov. Rick Scott touted a recommendation that 427 communities across Florida be designated as "Low Tax Opportunity Zones". [Full Article...]

Lagoon Nebula Dazzles in Hubble Telescope's 28th-Birthday Photos

Lagoon Nebula Dazzles in Hubble Telescope's 28th-Birthday Photos Hubble infrared image of the Lagoon Nebula . Peaking out of the Lagoon Nebula is the Herschel 36 star, which is 32 times more massive than our sun. This causes the gas to shine brightly and transform into "ghostly and otherworldly shapes". In the centre is seen a young star that is 200 thousand times brighter than the Sun. [Full Article...]

USA airline gives $5000 cheques to passengers over plane mishap

USA airline gives $5000 cheques to passengers over plane mishap Couple that with the fact that the same problem led to a similar catastrophic engine failure two years ago, and investigators are scrambling to figure out whether Tuesday's incident is evidence of a wider design flaw that could force regulators to disrupt air travel by grounding a huge portion of the fleet for USA airlines. [Full Article...]

Basque Terrorist Group Apologizes as It Prepares to Dissolve

Basque Terrorist Group Apologizes as It Prepares to Dissolve The Basque separatist group Eta has apologised for the pain and harm that it caused during its 40-year fight for an independent state and appealed for forgiveness from victims in its most significant gesture towards ending Western Europe's last armed insurgency. [Full Article...]

West Bengal Panchayat polls: Mamata Banerjee welcomes Calcutta HC verdict

West Bengal Panchayat polls: Mamata Banerjee welcomes Calcutta HC verdict However, the court did not entertain or comment upon Opposition's demands for removal of State Election Commissioner Amarendra Kumar Singh and conduct of election in the presence of central forces. State Congress president Adhir Chowdhury said it was the moral defeat of TMC. However, the Trinamool refused to accept that the verdict had gone entirely against them. [Full Article...]

Now Kim can talk to Moon

Now Kim can talk to Moon The telephone that links Moon with Kim sits right on the former's desk, an official said. USA officials said earlier Pompeo visited over the Easter weekend, March 31 to April 2. The U.S. should continue to build its military and diplomatic capacity to deter North Korea from aggressive behavior and continue economic pressure to ensure that North Korea can not obtain cash and supplies for its nucl... [Full Article...]

Student was shot inside Ocala High School

Student was shot inside Ocala High School The Ocala school had planned its version of a walkout , students said. Delgrego described the school as "close-knit", and teachers and students have great relationships with each other. Back in February, 17 people were killed in total after a former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. [Full Article...]

Naidu cheating people with hunger strike for special status, says Jagan

Naidu cheating people with hunger strike for special status, says Jagan Asserting that he had joined the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) for state's interests, Naidu added, "We are never power greedy". Recalling the promises made by the Prime Minister, Naidu said four years back, Narendra Modi as a Prime Ministerial candidate promised Special Category Status for Andhra Pradesh at the abode of Lord Balaji in Tirupati. [Full Article...]


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