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by | April 28, 2017 | 06:58

While on probation, Kodak traveled to OH and Miami without the permission of his parole officer. After three days of court hearings for Florida's rap sensation Kodak Black, he's now been found guilty on five counts of violating house arrest for his presence at a Miami-Dade club.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:56

Representatives of the Washington-based group are scheduled to meet in the city on Wednesday (26 April). Thousands of protesters marched again in Venezuela's capital Wednesday, with the rejuvenated anti-government movement showing no sign of letting up on political unrest that has been blamed for 29 deaths in recent weeks.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:55

Wisconsin agriculture officials said Grassland canceled milk contracts with almost 60 farms. Relations with the USA are crucial as more than 75 percent of Canada's exports go to the US, while 18 percent of US exports go to Canada. The extensive economic reliance of Canadian imperialism on a close Partnership with the United States has seen Canada participate in virtually every US-led war of aggression over the past quarter century, from the bombardment of Yugoslavia to the invasion of ...

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:46

The promise of a "one-time tax on trillions of dollars held overseas" is another credit positive, that would give companies greater leeway in managing after-tax cash raised outside of the USA, she said . Tax cuts, like the ones Trump now proposes, eat the seed corn of our prosperity. Trump's tax plan includes changes such as cutting the corporate tax rate in half, eliminating inheritance taxes for rich heirs and heiresses, and lowering the tax rate for stocks and investments, all of ...

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:46

Liliana Machuca, a teacher in Caracas told the AP she believes protesting is her only option after all the "abuses" she says have been committed by the government. "I left her on a block where she was going to find her sister and I went to hide the bike". Jorban Contreras, a paramedic and director of the civil protection unit in Tachira state, said the woman already was dead from a gunshot wound to her chest when he arrived.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:46

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, on Thursday called for declassification of documents related to the activities of Flynn, the former head of the Defense Intelligence Agency and a senior Trump campaign official.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:41

Democrats, searching for answers at a time when they are shut out of power in Washington, found a unifying figure in Ossoff, a 30-year-old documentary filmmaker who campaigned on a promise to "Make Trump Furious". Ryan's most notable failure came over the last few months when he was unable to bring his party - and the Republican president - together to achieve the repeal of Obamacare, something they have been promising to do for almost a decade.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:31

For comparison, that's more support than voters give for the US destroying an ISIS tunnel complex in Afghanistan with the largest conventional bomb ever used in combat (61-33 percent). Trump's approval rating among all voters is consistently low. Scientists at the Center for Economic and Social Research who conducted the poll discussed the results Wednesday at the President Trump's First 100 Days Conference, held at USC's Town and Gown by the Jesse M.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:31

They should not be utilized to make stock portfolio or financial decisions as they are based on limited and open source information only. Vetr cut shares of Expedia from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $138.67 price objective for the company.in a research report on Monday.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:28

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he does not see the USA playing a role in helping to stabilize Libya, because the US has enough roles right now. propping up other economies without getting enough in return. The attacks prompted the Trump administration to launch missile strikes on a Syrian airfield in retaliation for Assad's use of chemical weapons against civilians, something that Trump said "crossed a lot of lines".

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:26

Grassland had to make cuts after Canada, a major trading partner, changed its pricing policies. Ultra-filtered milk exports to Canada represented about $150 million in annual business to American dairy processors. Canada was the third-largest destination for US dairy exports, behind Southeast Asia and Mexico a year ago. He said Canada imports 6.3 percent of its cheese, 10 percent of its butter and 10 percent of its milk powders from the U.S, while the USA imports 3 percent of its cheese, 3 ...

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:21

In an unusual move, Mr Tillerson and security officials briefed the entire Senate and House separately on Wednesday on the North Korea issue. North Korea's official Rodong Sinmun said it was "entirely because of the US" that global denuclearization had not materialized.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:18

The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system is being set up on a former golf course in the southern county of Seongju, and its arrival was met by hundreds of protesters, some of whom clashed with police. USA forces have begun deploying an anti-missile system in South Korea that has triggered anger from China. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told reporters THAAD "severely undermines China's strategic security interests".

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:17

Earlier in the day, Trump accused Canada of making business for American dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very hard. His government on Monday announced surprise new tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber, and he complained Tuesday about what he said was a Canadian block on American farmers near the border exporting their products north.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:16

The German leader thanked Trump's daughter for proposing a global fund to promote women entrepreneurs in poorer countries and said she'll "spare no effort" to persuade fellow leaders of Group of 20 countries to back it. The first daughter spoke to NBC following her participation in a W-20 Summit panel on women's economic empowerment in Berlin at the direct invitation of Chancellor Angela Merkel, her first global trip on behalf of the administration and a coming out of sorts.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:06

Suspected Taliban insurgents on Monday attacked a US-operated base in Afghanistan's eastern province of Khost, officials said, but gave few immediate details of an assault that coincided with a visit to Kabul by US Secretary of Defence James Mattis.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:06

Horgan, because you did last week", said B.C. Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver, apparently referring to Horgan's response to when Christy Clark touched his arm during another debate. Horgan has said an NDP government would ban big money from politics, but in the meantime his party must play by the current rules if it hopes to compete with the Liberals.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:06

Graham DeLaet shot a 65 (-6) Thursday and a 67 (-4) Friday. Shot of the day: Donald had tugged his tee shot on the par-5 second hole into the trees, but he carved out an accurate approach that trundled up within 4 feet of the hole. "But I just knew from a mental standpoint I needed a couple weeks at home to recharge, and obviously it was a good idea to do so". Competing for his first PGA Tour win at the tricky Pete Dye layout proved too daunting for the inexperienced Schniederjans.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:03

South Korea's military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary of the founding of its military. "Both exercises demonstrate a shared commitment to security and stability in Northeast Asia as well as the U.S. Navy's inherent flexibility to combine with allied naval forces in response to a broad range of situations", the 7th Fleet said in a news release.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:02

Exporters, who would be exempt from the tax, love it. Ryan maintains it would help make American businesses more competitive. That will take an economy that even in its best quarters is growing well below average and transform it into something that will create jobs and decent wages - which the American people haven't seen in about a decade.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:02

Trump added, "Now, if I'm unable to make a fair deal , if I'm unable to make a fair deal for the United States, meaning a fair deal for our workers and our companies, I will terminate NAFTA". "I received calls from the President of Mexico and the Prime Minister of Canada asking to renegotiate NAFTA rather than terminate", Trump said on Twitter.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:01

It was not all bad for Leicester's German defender, though, who collided with Sanchez in second-half stoppage time after the former Barcelona man had moments earlier gone to ground clutching his face following Christian Fuchs' throw-in into the South American's shoulder.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:58

On the same day, a USA guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea. The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, together with the destroyers and cruiser that make up its strike group, will be arriving in the Korean Peninsula area this weekend as well.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:57

The interior secretary will submit an interim report within 45 days focusing on the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah , which Obama established a year ago. "President Trump is putting our national monuments on trial so he can put them on the chopping block", said Heidi McIntosh, Earthjustice's managing attorney in the Rocky Mountains.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:57

Russian Federation on Wednesday criticized Turkey's airstrikes against Kurdish forces in Syria and Iraq, saying they hindered efforts to combat the Islamic State group, as Turkish troops and Syrian Kurdish fighters traded fire across the increasingly tense frontier.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:52

If the United States is to stay in the 2015 agreement, Washington should present a new emissions cutting pledge that "does no harm to our economy", the letter said . "Whatever happens with American policies, the United States will be able to fulfill the Paris commitments simply because of the surge of the private sector", he said.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:52

The attack, said the source, resulted in explosions and left "some material losses". An intelligence source in the region told Reuters that an Israeli attack hit an arms supply hub operated by Hezbollah near Damascus airport, where regular supplies of weapons from Tehran are sent by commercial and military cargo planes.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:50

China will continue to stage live fire drills and test new weapons to protect its national security, the Defense Ministry says. The US has signalled sanctions and diplomatic pressure are its priorities for dealing with North Korea as senators who attended a White House briefing said they had not been presented with "a specific military option".

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:49

Le Pen, 48, was back on the attack on Thursday saying her rival, a former banker, supported "an ultra-liberal economy" and "total deregulation". Le Pen is accused of paying her bodyguard and her chief of staff with European Union parliamentary funds and Parliament officials say Le Pen owes €5 million.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:48

That came just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to do just that. Both Mexican peso and the Candian dollar have cheered the decision. But the announcement offers less populist punch than withdrawing from the agreement outright, a move that could cause major disruptions to the economies in Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:47

Although Harris expressed concern about North Korea's future capabilities, he downplayed some of its current threats to USA forces in the Pacific. The U.S. "It's only been a month or so and it's too early to tell", Harris said. The Pentagon has long assessed that North Korea has a large arsenal of ballistic missiles that are capable of reaching targets in South Korea or Japan, but Pyongyang's development of a long-range ballistic missile that can reach Hawaii or the continental ...

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:44

European Union ministers have put the final touch to the bloc's Brexit negotiating guidelines before an European Union leaders summit on Saturday (30 April), while Germany has warned the United Kingdom not to have "illusions" about the upcoming talks' outcome.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:32

The move aims to shift authority of designated lands from the federal government to the USA states, and may potentially open up drilling for oil and natural gas resources in such lands, including national monument areas. "To date, no president has ever made anything less protected for any monuments under the Antiquities Act ". According to the Department of the Interior, the Antiquities Act of 1906 authorizes the president to declare federal lands of historic or scientific value to be ...

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:28

The THAAD system has been moved to South Korea in response to North Korea's increased missile and nuclear tests, but it has drawn sharp opposition from China and Russian Federation, who see it as also equalizing their nuclear deterrents. When South Korea was preparing for its last presidential election, in December 2012, Pyongyang launched its first successful satellite - a demonstration of its long-range missile capabilities - a week before voters went to the polls.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:27

In addition to looking into the Russia Today funds, the House committee is scrutinizing Flynn's work previous year as a foreign agent hired to promote Turkish government views by a Netherlands-based company owned by a Turkish businessman. The Pentagon is investigating whether Michael Flynn broke the law by receiving money from a foreign source after retiring from the service, according to a letter written by the Department of Defense's acting inspector general to House Oversight Chairman ...