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Esteri Fugitive ex-Catalan leader held by German police
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If he returns to Spain, Puigdemont faces up to 25 years in prison on charges of rebellion and sedition for his part in organising a referendum on secession last year. Separatist parties won regional elections in December called by Madrid after they attempted to secede and retained their absolute majority in parliament.

Esteri Trump signs budget bill after threatening veto
Author: 0 Trump signs budget bill after threatening veto

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is getting a $9 million increase, to $240 million. "I say to Congress, I will never sign another bill like this again", Trump said , also calling on Congress to give him a line-item veto. He urged the president to sign the bill . Although Trump aides declared on Thursday (Friday NZT) that Trump meant to sign the bill, there were signs of his displeasure with various aspects of it.

Esteri Protests gain vigour as students in large numbers pour in
Author: 0 Protests gain vigour as students in large numbers pour in

Today the topic is gun control, an issue on which Knight wants her voice and others to be heard. We'll protest next on April 20, the anniversary of the Columbine shooting. But to see it happen to other people, I kind of feel for them because I've been there in that spot", student Lexis Brown said. Burncoat High School sophomore Clara Chambers was among those in attendance, holding a sign that read, "Women's bodies are more regulated than guns".

Esteri Thousands urge gun control across USA and Canada
Author: 0 Thousands urge gun control across USA and Canada

Then the protesters, holding signs including "Enough is Enough", "We're the Change", " Gun violence hurts" and "I am a Teacher NOT a Security Guard", walked all the way to the midtown Manhattan. "I grew up learning about Columbine, seeing the horror of Sandy Hook", McKenzie said. John Cornyn , signed into law Friday, will hold government agencies accountable for failing to properly document individuals' criminal histories in the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

Esteri Late Paul Smyth strike helps Northern Ireland see off South Korea
Author: 0 Late Paul Smyth strike helps Northern Ireland see off South Korea

Not much of a contest here - Smyth's debut victor is one that will live long in the memory of not only the 20-year-old, but the fans who celebrated jubilantly when his fine effort rippled the back of the net. It was a awful beginning to the game as Kwon Chang-hoon caught out debutant Jamal Lewis and finished well beyond goalkeeper Trevor Carson , another winning his first cap at the age of 30.

Esteri Joe Biden 'would go down fast and hard' in a fight
Author: 0 Joe Biden 'would go down fast and hard' in a fight

It follows comments from Biden, who said he would "beat the hell" out of the President if they were in high school together. Mr Biden said: " I've been in a lot of locker rooms my whole life ". The Spinners' press release announcing the invitation says that if the two do accept, "the boxing match will take place regardless of the weather, no matter how stormy it may get".

Esteri Canadian retailers could be boosted by a USA trade battle with China
Author: 0 Canadian retailers could be boosted by a USA trade battle with China

Broad-based tariffs , which the United States said would be a 25% duty, may translate into higher sticker prices in stores across the US. Additionally, the crackdown will limit certain types of Chinese investment into the US. Betty Wang, an economist at ANZ bank, said China's reaction is "relatively mild". "That is provided that the trade war doesn't get worse. Coming back to the negotiation table is a relatively good result", Wang said.

Esteri Boxer Lucas Browne taken to hospital after brutal KO loss
Author: 0 Boxer Lucas Browne taken to hospital after brutal KO loss

But whether Wilder will be keen to risk a money-spinning unification clash with Joshua at risk by facing the Brixton puncher has to be doubtful - especially with "The Bodysnatcher' producing some deadly punch selection". "Let's go. No more excuses". These are big fights, but if me and him step into the ring, something sparks. If he [Wilder] fights someone else I'll go to America and kick off.

Esteri US says could deal with S. Korea next week on steel tariffs
Author: 0 US says could deal with S. Korea next week on steel tariffs

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said. Trump authorized an exemption for Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, South Korea and all 28 EU member countries while the USA negotiates long-term plans with foreign leaders from each country and the European body.

Esteri Afghanistan: At least 14 killed in auto bomb explosion at Lashkargah City
Author: 0 Afghanistan: At least 14 killed in auto bomb explosion at Lashkargah City

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. Omar Zwak , spokesperson for the governor of Helmand province, said the blast went off near a wrestling match in the city of Lashkar at Ghazi Muhammad Ayoub Khan stadium. The Italian NGO Emergency said four dead and 35 wounded had been taken to its hospital in the city. President Ashraf Ghani has offered to hold peace talks with the Taliban but there has so far been little sign the insurgents are willing to end their fight ...

Author: 0 WTO envoy: China to respond to U.S. tariffs, resist protectionism

After the tariffs were announced , the Dow Jones plunged a massive 700 points, one of its worst falls ever. While the latest tariffs could hit certain sectors, its macro impact on China's GDP is still minimal, said Wang Tao, head of Asia economics at financial UBS investment bank in Hong Kong.

Esteri Top UK diplomat likens Russian World Cup to Hitler's 1936 Olympics
Author: 0 Top UK diplomat likens Russian World Cup to Hitler's 1936 Olympics

The foreign secretary said that it was "an emetic prospect to think of Putin glorying in this sporting event" but stopped short of advocating a boycott. "The timing (of the attack in Salisbury) is probably more closely connected with the recent election in Russian Federation", he told a committee of lawmakers.

Esteri Trump should insist on Libya-style denuclearization for N.Korea -Bolton
Author: 0 Trump should insist on Libya-style denuclearization for N.Korea -Bolton

Trump appointed Bolton just hours after he announced a plan to hit China with tariffs over what he called unfair trade practices. Bolton will reportedly remove almost all political appointees brought in by his predecessor, H.R. If a US leader makes a threat, draws a red line or takes belligerent action, he'd better anticipate the ripple effects. Yes, Bolton has taken strong stances against the policies of Russian president Vladimir Putin (though he has also been quoted praising Russian ...

Esteri Judge rules woman's defamation case against Trump may proceed
Author: 0 Judge rules woman's defamation case against Trump may proceed

Schecter cited precedent from the Paula Jones case against President Bill Clinton , which led to his impeachment in 1998. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Jones' lawsuit against Clinton could proceed, arguing that sitting presidents could be sued for private actions that predated their time in office; Trump's attorneys have argued that case applied to federal litigation and did not apply in state courts.

Esteri British politicians and royals to skip World Cup
Author: 0 British politicians and royals to skip World Cup

Ahead of May's statement , all 29 countries in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation - including the U.S. - backed a statement demanding Russian Federation provides a "full and complete disclosure of the Novichok programme" and answers the UK's questions.

Author: 0 US And China: An Uneasy Economic Partnership

However, it also supported the USA claim that Chinese exporters were getting subsidies from "public bodies", despite Beijing's assertions to the contrary. Washington has grown increasingly concerned about the sanctity of USA intellectual property . Washington accuses Beijing of forcing USA companies to enter joint ventures and transfer technology and trade secrets to their Chinese partners.

Esteri United Kingdom authorities raid Cambridge Analytica HQ
Author: 0 United Kingdom authorities raid Cambridge Analytica HQ

Following the Cambridge Analytica data privacy scandal which involved the firm improperly acquiring information from 50 million Facebook users, average internet users and companies alike have expressed their distaste with the way Facebook has handled the situation.

Esteri Poisoned Russian agent sought pardon from Putin
Author: 0 Poisoned Russian agent sought pardon from Putin

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has accused Russia of orchestrating the poisoning attack and expelled 23 Russian diplomats as a punitive measure. The Russian embassy in London reiterated its suggestion that the Porton Down defence laboratory was developing its own "military-grade poisons".

Esteri Former Schlitterbahn executive charged in 2016 death of boy on water slide
Author: 0 Former Schlitterbahn executive charged in 2016 death of boy on water slide

A video shows that Caleb Schwab was obeying all rider instructions when his raft went airborne and killed him, and also severely injured two adult women in the same raft, according to the indictment . Killed in the August 7, 2016 accident on the Verruckt waterslide was Caleb Schwab, the son of Kansas Rep. Scott Schwab. The defense filed a motion to reduce bond which was argued and denied.

Esteri Wayne Huizenga dead at 80 - Blockbuster founder and business titan passes away
Author: 0 Wayne Huizenga dead at 80 - Blockbuster founder and business titan passes away

As baseball and hockey expanded to South Florida, he became the first owner of Major League Baseball's Florida Marlins and the National Hockey League's Florida Panthers and owned all three teams through much of the 1990s. "Your kindness and generosity can be felt throughout South Florida". His involvement in sports ownership began in 1990, when he purchased a minority stake in the Dolphins.

Esteri China targets $3 billion of USA goods in tariff spat
Author: 0 China targets $3 billion of USA goods in tariff spat

China and other WTO members might also retaliate against the solar tariffs with their own tariffs on US goods, Zhang said. "China should first take measures to deal a blow to the industries in USA states that helped Trump win the 2016 presidential election and those states whose political leaders are still backing him in this year's midterm election".

Esteri Cambridge Analytica offices searched by UK Information Commission staff
Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica offices searched by UK Information Commission staff

It said there are other downstream players such as Cambridge Analytica and its alleged associates who have been reported to be involved in the data breach. Brittany Kaiser, CA's business development director until two weeks ago, revealed it conducted data research for Leave.EU, one of the leading campaign groups, via the UK Independence Party (UKIP), according to The Guardian .

Esteri Polling underway for three Rajya Sabha seats in Telangana
Author: 0 Polling underway for three Rajya Sabha seats in Telangana

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, however, termed the charge as "false", saying before casting their votes, the two MLAs realised they had made a "mistake" on the ballot paper, so they took another one for which "there is a provision in law". For BJP's Chandrashekar, the win takes him to the upper House of Parliament for the third consecutive term after completing two terms as an Independent from the southern state.

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