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MVHS Students Hold Memorial Service Instead of a Walk-Out

MVHS Students Hold Memorial Service Instead of a Walk-Out Cobb County School District high schools are beginning to issue suspensions for students who participated in National Walkout Day last week. Ehret Nottingham speaks to Thompson School District students Friday during a rally at Dwayne Webster Veterans Park in Loveland to show their solidarity with the students of Parkland, Fla., and to make a statement about safety in schools. [Full Article...]

China may hike tariffs on USA pork, other goods in trade spat

China may hike tariffs on USA pork, other goods in trade spat Morgan Asset Management. However, Liu said the investigation report "violates worldwide trade rules and is beneficial to neither Chinese interests, United States interests nor global interests", Xinhua cited him as saying. A second group of products targeted for a possible 25 percent tariff, mirroring the higher American charge on steel, includes pork and aluminum scrap, according to the min... [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica HQ raided amid Facebook data breach scandal

Cambridge Analytica HQ raided amid Facebook data breach scandal This data was reportedly used to help get US President Donald Trump elected, and also to boost the Brexit campaign in the UK. In his interview on Saturday he said that all Swiss political parties had been sent instructions on how they could - and could not - use private data in the build-up to votes. [Full Article...]

Owen Smith sacked from Shadow Cabinet after second referendum call

Owen Smith sacked from Shadow Cabinet after second referendum call Labour MP Wes Streeting compared the failure to act on anti semitism within the party to the dismissal of Owen Smith as Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary. He said: "Labour needs to do more than just back a soft Brexit or guarantee a soft border in Ireland ". He was "asked to stand down" as the shadow Northern Ireland Secretary following an article in which he said Labour should keep askin... [Full Article...]

PCC Joins the Nation in Solidarity for Parkland Victims on March 14th

PCC Joins the Nation in Solidarity for Parkland Victims on March 14th The rally, scheduled to run from noon to 3pm, is expected to draw tens of thousands of people who will march down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House. "We go to school everyday and you never know what's going to happen and we really need to recognize that", she said. It is through love and compassion that we have changed the pace of America before, and it is how we are going to change it ag... [Full Article...]

Poisoned Russian spy 'begged Putin for a pardon'

Poisoned Russian spy 'begged Putin for a pardon' It is noted that Mei has submitted to the Macron and Merkel detailed information "about the investigation into a rash of applications on the streets of Salisbury military nerve agents produced in Russian Federation". The former Russian double agent poisoned with a nerve toxin may never regain his full mental capacity, a British judge has warned, adding that the same goes for his daughter. [Full Article...]

Amazon is now second most valuable US-listed company, tops Alphabet

Amazon is now second most valuable US-listed company, tops Alphabet And Alphabet's stock has gone up 4 percent in 2018 and has shown a 26 percent increase since previous year. About 1.21 million shares traded. Oceaneering International, Inc. Morgan Stanley reported 245,459 shares. Victory Cap Mgmt has 60,410 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. (NYSEAMERICAN:LNG) for 8,369 shares. SunTrust maintained Amazon .com, Inc. [Full Article...]

Sir Paul McCartney remembers John Lennon at March for Our Lives

Sir Paul McCartney remembers John Lennon at March for Our Lives Unfortunately, many of these people have heartbreaking stories to tell about how loved ones were killed from being shot, and Paul McCartney is among one of those storytellers. Another celebrity who was snapped at the NY march was Cynthia Nixon, who recently announced her candidacy for NY governor. The main March For Our Lives - which took place in Washington, DC - was inspired and organize... [Full Article...]

Trump signs $1.3 tln budget to avoid USA government shutdown

Talks continued into Wednesday evening before the 2,232-page text was released. He sent to the floor of the Senate a bill offered by Senator Grassley of Iowa. Darren Soto, D-Fla. "The $ will be instead be spent elsewhere by the Federal government", he said on Twitter. Defense spending levels for this fiscal year ending September 30 were set at US$700 billion, an increase of US$61 billion over th... [Full Article...]

Fears of trade war after U.S. decides to levy tariffs on China

Without giving a timeframe, the commerce ministry said China was considering implementing measures in two stages: first a 15 percent tariff on 120 products including steel pipes, dried fruit and wine worth $977 million, and later, a 25 percent tariff on $1.99 billion of pork and recycled aluminium. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump signs budget bill after threatening veto

Donald Trump signs budget bill after threatening veto He explained he was signing it to take care of the military. Ultimately, he said he was compelled to sign "as a matter of National Security". But, we were in a sense force, if we want to rebuild our military, were forced to have. He also called for scrapping the requirement of 60 votes to pass a bill in the Senate - a threshold that demands bipartisan compromise. With Congress already out of tow... [Full Article...]

John Bolton Has a Sinister Tie to Cambridge Analytica

John Bolton Has a Sinister Tie to Cambridge Analytica Eighteen officers working for the Information Commissioner have entered the firm's premises in central London . "The Bolton PAC was obsessed with how America was becoming limp wristed and spineless and it wanted research and messaging for national security issues", said Wylie, a data expert who was a key figure in the founding of Cambridge Analytica . [Full Article...]

When do the clocks go forward and why?

When do the clocks go forward and why? For people who work a typical 9 to 5 day, it's supposed to give us more time after our working hours in daylight (presumably not so we can spend it in beer gardens, but that's what it's really for). If you can't remember what way to wind your clock simply memorise the simple phrase "spring forward, fall back". Luckily it's not too much hassle anymore since most things we own are automated and ... [Full Article...]

What the Kerala man who killed his own daughter told police

What the Kerala man who killed his own daughter told police Following an argument this evening, in a fit of anger he attacked her with a sharp weapon, they added. "We have no information on what happened afterwards and there were no complaints of threat to Athira", sub inspector Shinod K. The victim was working in the dialysis centre of Manjeri Medical College. Brijesh is an army man. Rajan used a knife that was kept handy to stab his daughter to death dur... [Full Article...]

China threatens United States with tariffs, says 'not afraid of trade war'

The biggest risk to world trade over the longer term may not be a tit-for-tat trade war , but the breakdown of global supply chains that feed companies such as United States auto giant General Motors Co and Apple Inc. Later State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert said Trump has been very clear from the first day on the campaign trail, longstanding concerns that he has and administration-wi... [Full Article...]

South Korea shutting off government computers so employees will go home

South Korea shutting off government computers so employees will go home Employees of the South Korean government work on average 1,000 more hours than similar counterparts in other developed countries, BBC reported . A second phase will begin in April, with the time brought forward to 7.30pm on two Fridays of the month. [Full Article...]

Big retailers push back on Trump tariffs on China

Big retailers push back on Trump tariffs on China That was a response to the tariffs on steel and aluminium imports that Mr Trump announced earlier this month. The tensions reflect the dueling nationalistic ambitions of Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. Business groups complain it will hamper or outright block foreign access to those industries. The manufacturer exports products worth around 10 million US dollars to the Unite... [Full Article...]

Police officer killed as bomb blast rocks Egypt's Alexandria

Police officer killed as bomb blast rocks Egypt's Alexandria Egypt's military says its current operation against the militants in Sinai has featured unprecedented coordination between the army, navy and air force. A auto bomb went off on Saturday in Alexandria, Egypt, killing a local police officer and injuring four other people. The global community is doing a disservice to the Egyptian people by supporting the country's armed forces with "few strings at... [Full Article...]

Harris expects good things from Lady Cavs' soccer team

Harris expects good things from Lady Cavs' soccer team Lundeen has also generated a following among younger players. They fell short last year, but hope for a better ending this year. "I definitely can't take all the privileges and that kind of stuff, because I had a great team with me". Yet, there are benefits to having players in multiple sports as well, she said. "We won eight in a row and the entire community pulled together, all of the sudden... [Full Article...]

Patriots' Owner Flies Parkland Shooting Survivors to DC

Patriots' Owner Flies Parkland Shooting Survivors to DC The images of Parkland, Florida students fleeing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are seared into our minds. Could you ever be prepared when your school, your home away from home, is under siege by some insane gunman who just seeks the thrill of randomly killing people in your classroom and school? Tallahassee's " March For Our Lives " event begins outside of Florida State University's... [Full Article...]


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