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Trump immigration: Texas sends Nationwide Guard to Mexico border

Trump immigration: Texas sends National Guard to Mexico border The US state of Texas is deploying Nationwide Guard members to the border with Mexico following a name from President Donald Trump. A Guard spokesman mentioned 250 personnel could be despatched to patrol the world throughout the subsequent 72 hours. Arizona can also be planning to deploy 150 troops there subsequent week. President Trump says he desires to ship as much

Trump threatens additional $100bn in tariffs in opposition to China

Trump threatens further $100bn in tariffs against China US President Donald Trump has instructed officers to think about an extra $100bn (£71.3bn) of tariffs in opposition to China, in an escalation of a tense commerce stand-off. These could be along with the $50bn price of US tariffs already proposed on lots of of Chinese language imports. The proposal comes after China retaliated to that by threatening tariffs on 106 key

Brazil's Lula should begin jail time period, Supreme Court docket guidelines

Brazil's Lula must start prison term, Supreme Court rules Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will probably be imprisoned whereas he appeals his corruption conviction, the nation’s Supreme Court docket has dominated. He’s dealing with 12 years in jail on prices of accepting a bribe however had requested to stay free throughout his enchantment. Lula claims the fees are politically motivated, and designed to forestall him from working

YouTube taking pictures: Three shot at California HQ, feminine suspect lifeless

YouTube shooting: Three shot at California HQ, female suspect dead Media playback is unsupported in your gadget A girl shot and wounded three individuals at YouTube’s headquarters in Northern California earlier than killing herself, police say. US media have named the suspect as Nasim Aghdam and mentioned the incident is the result of a domestic dispute. A 36-year-old man left in a vital situation is believed to be her boyfriend,

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: Anti-apartheid campaigner dies at 81

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela: Anti-apartheid campaigner dies at 81 Media playback is unsupported in your machine South African anti-apartheid campaigner and former first woman Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has died aged 81. She and her former husband Nelson Mandela, who had been each jailed, had been an emblem of the nation’s anti-apartheid battle for 3 a long time. Nevertheless, in later years her fame turned tainted legally and politically. Crowds of mourners and political

China hits again with tariffs on US imports value $3bn

China hits back with tariffs on US imports worth $3bn China has imposed tariffs of as much as 25% on 128 US imports, together with pork and wine, after US President Donald Trump raised duties on overseas metal and aluminium imports in March. The tariffs affecting some $3bn (£2.1bn) of imports kick in on Monday. Beijing stated the transfer was to “safeguard China’s pursuits and steadiness” losses attributable to new

Syria warfare: 'Deal struck' to take critically injured out of Douma

Syria war: 'Deal struck' to take critically injured out of Douma A deal has been reached to evacuate critically injured individuals from Douma, the final rebel-held city in Syria’s Japanese Ghouta area, studies say. The settlement follows negotiations between the insurgent group Jaish al-Islam, civic leaders and Russia. The wounded can be taken to Idlib, which continues to be in insurgent fingers. Talks are continuing to spare Douma from a

US might tie social media to visa purposes

US may tie social media to visa applications The Trump administration has stated it needs to begin gathering the social media historical past of almost everybody looking for a visa to enter the US. The proposal, which comes from the state division, would require most visa candidates to offer particulars of their Fb and Twitter accounts. They must disclose all social media identities used prior to now 5 years. About

Shelling 'kills Palestinian' in Gaza

Shelling 'kills Palestinian' in Gaza A Palestinian farmer has been killed and a second particular person wounded by Israeli artillery fireplace, Palestinian well being officers and residents say. The strike occurred early on Friday close to the city of Khan Yunis, in southern Gaza, in accordance with a spokesman. Israel’s army has not but commented on the report. The world is in a state of heightened stress forward of a

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan for first time since capturing

Malala Yousafzai returns to Pakistan for first time since shooting Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has returned to Pakistan for the primary time since being shot by Taliban militants. Ms Yousafzai, now aged 20 and a vocal human rights activist, was shot within the head by a gunman for campaigning for feminine schooling in 2012. She is predicted to carry conferences with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Particulars of