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Facebook launches audit of data leaked to Trump consultant

During her almost four years as commissioner, Jourova has held frequent talks with Facebook and other United States tech giants in a bid to bolster Europeans personal data protections and rid the internet of hate speech. Facebook has denied the data collection was a breach because people knowingly provided their information. Chief security officer Alex Stamos said via Twitter that Dr.

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Huntsville City School students walk out to end school violence

Courtesy photo Hundreds students at Scotland High School participated in the National School Walkout on Wednesday morning. According to an Alamogordo Public Schools press release, students returned to class after the event and regular instruction continued for the remainder of the day.

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Apple Inc. (AAPL) Stock Has Limited Risk in a Trade War

The countries of the world have spent decades carefully crafting laws meant to regulate the flow of trade, says Dan Ikenson, director of the Cato Institute's Herbert A. Consider the consequences of higher steel duties in the US. We saw this problem before when U.S. President Richard Nixon imposed a 10 per cent surcharge on Canadian imports back in the early 1970s.

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USA diplomats confused, told not to tweet or post on Tillerson's firing

On Tuesday, Trump announced Tillerson's departure. President Trump has endorsed Mike Pompeo to become the 70 Secretary of State if and when confirmed by the Senate. Indeed, the ex-CIA chief shares the opinion of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Iran must at all costs be stopped from acquiring nuclear weapons and arming and funding terrorists in other Middle Eastern nations, even if it means going to war.

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Toys R Us goes out of business

The company's stores in all these worldwide markets are now open and serving customers. It doesn't offer the low prices or convenience of some of its larger competitors, nor the fun-filled experience that many smaller outfits do, some analysts have said.

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Trump halts Qualcomm takeover by Broadcom for national security

The Treasury argued that Broadcom has a history of acquiring companies, and then slashing their spending on new technologies. The order cited "credible evidence" that led Trump to believe that Broadcom's taking control of Qualcomm "might take action that threatens to impair the national security of the United States ".

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Global trade secretary Liam Fox criticises Trump administration over steel tariffs

In imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, President Trump said the USA military should be as self-sufficient as possible. Trump said he would temporarily exempt Canada and Mexico from global steel and aluminium tariffs while the three countries negotiate a new NAFTA deal.

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Anne Arundel County schools ready for student walk-out

Marion Hammer, the NRA's Florida lobbyist, has denounced the bill as an unconstitutional infringement on the Second Amendment and said it passed the state House in "a display of bullying and coercion". that would be laughed out of the classroom", the father said. She said it also includes a $30 increase in the monthly allowance given to nursing home residents, providing them $135 for personal care items, like hair styling.

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Huge Voter Turnout For State's Primaries

Democratic candidates filed to run in 180 of the House's 203 districts ahead of this week's deadline. More than 1,036,950 voters cast ballots for the U.S. In the 1st Congressional District, Republican Rob Wittman should be a lock for reelection. In the March 2010 Texas primaries, turnout was about the same among Republican primary voters in 2018, but significantly lower among Democrats compared to 2018.

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Canada, Mexico will be temporarily exempted from US metals tariffs

However, Trump tweeted on March 5, "Our friends and enemies have taken advantage of the USA for many years", indicating he was resolved to apply the steel and aluminum tariffs to all nations. Navarro said on CNN's "State of the Union" program that there would be no spared procedure for distinct cases where we need to have dispensation so that business could advance in a fair manner.

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Trump gives US allies hope of bypassing new trade tariffs

Last week Trump stunned the world - and his own aides - with an off-the-cuff announcement of his plan, even before White House lawyers judged the legality of the tariffs . President Trump has the authority to do this without congressional approval, but some Republican heavyweights in Congress are threatening to attempt to nullify the tariffs , with Arizona Republican Jeff Flake saying he was drafting legislation immediately to do so.

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China welcomes planned Trump-Kim summit

Former Bush administration official Victor Cha, who was the Trump administration's choice to serve as ambassador to South Korea before his withdrawal, said North Korea has agreed to freeze testing, permit U.S. foreign policy. What if Kim insists the summit be held in North Korea's capital? As described by Mr. Trump, the talks will be an all-or-nothing transaction, much like those he savoured on The Apprentice .

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8 businesses that are supporting women this International Women's Day

There will be a small event organized in Elliot Lake to celebrate "International Working Women's Day - 2018 this afternoon". She said International Women's Day is not about becoming complacent about our achievements but is a call for men and women to ensure that all girls and women are guaranteed an equal footing in Trinidad and Tobago, and across the world.

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North Korea Breakthrough? Don't Tell the Neocons!

The North responded to past joint drills by the allies with its own weapons tests and fiery rhetoric. And Trump's threat of steel tariffs would have a damaging economic effect on South Korea, the third biggest supplier of steel to the US.

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Sri Lanka beat India by 5 wickets

For the record, this was India's first loss in Sri Lanka in any format since losing the Galle Test on August 15, 2015. Through January and February, Sri Lanka played a one-day worldwide tri-series (also featuring Zimbabwe), two Tests and two Twenty20 internationals in Bangladesh.

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Far-right, populist surge leaves Italy in limbo

But the biggest victor on Sunday was the 5-Star Movement, which was predicted to have won a third of all votes cast, up from 25% last time around, putting it in the driving seat in any future coalition talks. The leading party was the Five Star Movement (M5S ). It has fed off public fury over entrenched corruption and economic hardship. The ruling centre-left bloc was seen on around 22%.

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Activists March In DC To Jump-Start Stalled DACA Talks

The president also pledged to expand the DACA proposal to an additional 1.1 million Dreamers who are not formally enrolled in the program. "Once again, Congress has shown a lack of leadership". There's probably another universe where DACA was never needed in the first place because congresspeople didn't care more about party loyalty & political optics than they did the lives of their fellow human beings.

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Paul Ryan Finally Finds Something He Just Can't Tolerate About Trump: Tariffs

American allies including Canada have protested the planned protectionist move by the president, saying they shouldn't be covered by Trump's planned 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent on aluminum. BMW shares fell 3%, Volkswagen and Daimler 2.5%, while Italy's Fiat Chrysler also fell. German auto companies urged policymakers on Monday to avoid a trade war with the United States "at all costs".

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Trump suggests Canada, Mexico could win metals tariff exemption

Guajardo, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer - the three ministers driving the talks - are due to meet on Monday to assess what the Mexico round achieved. In another comment on the NAFTA talks on Monday, Trump reprised two running criticisms of Canada and Mexico. Mr Ciobo followed up with his American counterpart on Saturday, but said afterwards it appeared details of the new imposts were still being worked out and ultimately any ...

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Purdue heads to Big Ten championship game by beating Penn State

Twice Carr was called for offensive fouls trying to get Eastern off him. Minnesota went up 5-4 as Reedy scored into a wide open net. By limiting Carr, Purdue survived a 33-point outburst from Shep Garner and a sluggish first-half of rebounding to beat Penn State, 78-70.