News archive from 6 April 2017, page 7

EU imposes anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel

BRUSSELS –  The European Commission has imposed anti-dumping duties on steel products from China to stop them flooding Europe's struggling steel market. The Commission said Thursday that an investigation has confirmed that Chinese hot-rolled flat...

 
Somalia leader declares country a war zone, replaces chiefs

Somalia leader declares country a war zone, replaces chiefs

MOGADISHU, Somalia –  Somalia's new president has declared the country a war zone and replaced its military and intelligence chiefs while instructing the army to prepare a new offensive against al-Shabab extremists. The shakeup Thursday is an attempt...

 

What is the nuclear option? How McConnell plans to get Gorsuch confirmed

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is preparing to deploy the “nuclear option” to confirm Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. So what exactly is the nuclear option? In short, it’s an extreme parliamentary maneuver to change the Senate precedent...

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Croatia adopts law to protect from big company failures

ZAGREB, Croatia –  Croatia's parliament has adopted an emergency law to protect the economy from large company failures after the country's biggest private-owned firm accumulated huge debts. Agrokor, the largest private retailer and food producer in...

 

Syrian father in agony as 9-month-old twins die in gas attack

The father cradled his 9-month-old twins, Aya and Ahmed, each in an arm. He stroked their hair and choked back tears, mumbling, "Say goodbye, baby, say goodbye" to their lifeless bodies. WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE BELOW Abdel Hameed Alyousef...

 

Forget Apple! This stock's a buy

There’s something crucial you need to know about Apple’s stock, especially if you already own it, know someone who does, or have even thought about buying it: 1. Apple is secretly working on its next big product… something so extraordinary — so CRAZY...

 

Scotland's leader won't call unilateral independence vote

UNITED NATIONS –  Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says Britain's prime minister is doing nothing to break an impasse over Scotland's future after Brexit, but she ruled out holding a referendum on independence without the British government's...

 
Venezuela opposition keeps pressure up in streets

Venezuela opposition keeps pressure up in streets

CARACAS, Venezuela –  Opposition leaders are calling on Venezuelans to take to the streets once again this week to protest what they say was an attempted coup. The opposition on Thursday encouraged supporters to shut down main highways and roads...

 

Explosion reported in St. Petersburg days after deadly subway attack

DEVELOPING –  A loud explosion damaged a building Thursday in St. Petersburg, Russia, days after the deadly subway attack in that city, witnesses said. There were no reports of anybody hurt in the latest blast. It happened not far from a site where...

 

Congo repatriates bodies of American, Swedish experts for UN

KINSHASA, Congo –  The United Nations mission in Congo says the bodies of American and Swedish experts have been repatriated to their countries of origin. The U.N.'s deputy special representative for Congo, David Gressly, said Wednesday that...

 

Darius Rucker keeps word, puts on free concert

Darius Rucker keeps his word. The country music star promised in the fall, to put on a free concert for University of South Carolina students if his alma mater's football team got six wins in the season. And on Wednesday night, he made good on his...

 

How black churches are combating the HIV epidemic in Arizona

CLOSESkip in SkipxEmbed xShare Black churches in Arizona and across the U.S. are working to be more assertive in the fight against HIV and to be more helpful to members who have the virus. Fifteen years ago, MiAsia Pasha invited black faith leaders...

 

Kenya accuses 2 of hacking government sites for IS group

NAIROBI, Kenya –  A Kenyan police official says they have arrested a Kenyan and a Ugandan for allegedly hacking into government sites for the Islamic State extremist group. Anti-Terrorism Police Unit officer Leonard Bwire told a magistrate's court...

 

Alec Baldwin gets into heated Twitter feud with producer Dana Brunetti over Nikki Reed claims

Alec Baldwin got into a fiery Twitter feud with the producer Dana Brunetti over claims made in Baldwin’s book that he didn’t know Nikki Reed was underage when they filmed “Mini’s First Time.” Baldwin writes in “Nevertheless,” “I was 47, and it never...

 
Fun Stuff: The Waltons, pink Ferraris, and the price of bones

Fun Stuff: The Waltons, pink Ferraris, and the price of bones

Where we talk to a “Waltons” star, examine Ferrari color directives, chart the price of bones, install an outdoor shower, try to find a clean hotel, resolve to lose weight, and debunk the “caveman regimen.” Entertainment + Celebs 'The Waltons' star...

 

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