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Kono was also asked about the possibility of a summit between Japan and North Korea and a resumption of the six-party talks on the North's nuclear program. Kono also said Trump's decision not to exempt Japanese steel products from 25 percent tariffs could hurt the USA auto industry because US auto makers would keep buying the high-quality Japanese products they need.
  • Arizona Halts Uber's Autonomous Testing

    Arizona Halts Uber's Autonomous Testing

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    Uber also pulled an application to renew its permit for testing autonomous vehicles in California. "We proactively suspended our self-driving operations, including in California, immediately following the Tempe incident", an Uber spokesperson told TechCrunch.
  • Russian Federation announces 3-day mourning for mall fire victims

    Russian Federation announces 3-day mourning for mall fire victims

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    Demonstrations for a full probe into the tragedy began with about a dozen people and has grown throughout the day to a reported 4000. Most likely, that the numbers will be compared on some stage. Demonstrators had also expressed frustration over the lack of official events mourning the dead. Putin, comfortably re-elected only this month, laid flowers at a memorial to the victims in the coal-producing region, about 3,600 km (2,200 miles) east of Moscow , before chairing a meeting and ...
  • Unholy Trinity: CA sends back Smith, Warner, Bancroft home

    Unholy Trinity: CA sends back Smith, Warner, Bancroft home

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    Angry and with his voice trembling at times, Australia's cricket chief announced Tuesday that team captain Steve Smith and two other players who plotted to cheat in a test in South Africa face "serious sanctions", which could end the worldwide career of at least one of them.
  • Be gentle on ball tampering trio: Clarke

    Be gentle on ball tampering trio: Clarke

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    Three players for Australia's national cricket team have been sent home from a tour of South Africa over their role in a ball-tampering scandal. Captain Steve Smith and vice-captain David Warner have been banned from worldwide cricket for a year and stripped of their leadership positions, with the latter branded "never to lead again" by Cricket Australia (CA).
  • At least 68 dead in Venezuela jail riot

    At least 68 dead in Venezuela jail riot

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    State official Jesus Santander said the state of Carabobo was in mourning after the incident in the city of Valencia . A fire at a prison in the western state of Zulia killed more than 100 inmates in 1994. One local cried: "I don't know if my son is dead or alive!. I ask the police not to treat them like dogs, not to throw gasoline at them, not to shoot at them from the outside", Lissette Mendoza, mother of 19-year-old inmate Yorman Salazar, told reporters.
  • Israel deploys 100 snipers along Gaza border

    Israel deploys 100 snipers along Gaza border

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    The Palestinian "Land Day" also coincides with the week-long Jewish holiday of Passover, during which Israel always ups its security. " We have deployed more than 100 sharpshooters who were called up from all of the military's units, primarily from the special forces ", he said .
  • Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan for first time since attack

    Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan for first time since attack

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    Last week on Twitter, Malala wished her countrymen a "Happy Pakistan Day!" During the 2012 attack, the Taliban gunman boarded her school van and demanded to know 'who is Malala?' before shooting her in the head. After surviving the attack, Ms Yousafzai was airlifted overseas and underwent surgery. She founded the Malala Fund, which invests in local educational initiatives for girls in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nigeria and Kenya, and in Jordan, where it focuses on Syrian refugees.
  • Schools lockdown after hoax threat to drive vehicle into pupils

    Schools lockdown after hoax threat to drive vehicle into pupils

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    The threats follow a mass bomb hoax email demanding cash less than a fortnight ago. John O'Connor, Children's Services Manager - Education Support, said: "The police have reported that this is a national hoax affecting schools throughout our region and investigations are continuing as to where it came from".
  • Walker Abandons Appeal to Supreme Court, Will Schedule Special Elections

    Walker Abandons Appeal to Supreme Court, Will Schedule Special Elections

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    A judge has rejected Gov. Scott Walker's attempt to avoid immediately calling special elections for a pair of vacant legislative seats. Niess turned down the request. Frank Lasee's seats. He says the elections would confuse voters and waste tax dollars when regular elections are set for fall. Their argument ignores the fact that constituents often contact their legislators for help when the Legislature is not in session.
  • 'Ola-Uber merger deal being brokered by SoftBank'

    'Ola-Uber merger deal being brokered by SoftBank'

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    SoftBank and all other investors are committed in realising this ambition. When asked what implications the Grab deal will have on its India operations, Khosrowshahi said the company will invest "whatever we have to in order to succeed in India".
  • Melania Trump 'very unhappy with her life' at the moment

    Melania Trump 'very unhappy with her life' at the moment

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    She continued, "What she does next is no small thing". "She is very, very unhappy with her life". At that event, Moss wore a mask and spoke in a Slovenian accent, while another lawyer from her prominent Manhattan law firm Chemtob, Moss, Forman & Beyda sported a mask of The Donald and kept interrupting to say "fake news".
  • Holy Week Services and Activities Planned

    Holy Week Services and Activities Planned

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    March 29. Holy Saturday service will be at 8 p.m. Maundy Thursday service will be at 6:30 p.m. and Easter Sunday service will be at 10:30 a.m.at the First Baptist Church, Marysville. There will be a special time and gifts for children worshiping at the church. An Easter breakfast will be hosted from 9:30-10:30 a.m.at Bethesda. Maundy Thursday worship at St.
  • What time is England v Italy live on TV?

    What time is England v Italy live on TV?

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    Italy scored a late equaliser as they drew 1-1 with England in an global friendly at Wembley Stadium, as the video assistant referee (VAR) played a huge part in the result on Tuesday. The Lazio striker has scored 34 goals this season, but twice failed to get his shot away in time after pouncing on a pair of errors by John Stones inside the first three minutes.
  • The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Looks Like Harrowing, Unmissable TV

    The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Looks Like Harrowing, Unmissable TV

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    The Handmaid's Tale was already a stark, timely series based on a Margaret Atwood novel that is still, over thirty years later, shockingly relevant, and it doesn't appear to be slowing down anytime soon. Throughout the trailer, Offred is on the run after leaving Gilead, and she is pregnant. And while it looks like she's on the path to freedom, the rogue handmaid isn't so sure she'll ever be able to escape Gilead completely.
  • Black teens view Parkland gun debate with frustration, hope

    Black teens view Parkland gun debate with frustration, hope

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    Everytown also said it will continue to help students participate in gun control activism, saying more than 200 events are planned over the next two weeks. In Washington , volunteers for the HeadCount voter-registration effort raised their fists and chanted "demonstration without registration leads to frustration" before heading out with clipboards to sign up some of the nation's newest voters.