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China's exports rebound, trade surplus with U.S. swells

China's exports rebound, trade surplus with U.S. swells

U.S. President Donald Trump said he will discuss trade with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday, as both sides continue talks after failing to reach a consensus at talks in Beijing last week. In April, the trade surplus with the US swelled to $22.2 billion, up from $15.4 in March and the first increase since November, as exports to the USA grew at a double digit pace.


Russian Federation urges Iran, Israel to show restraint

Russian Federation urges Iran, Israel to show restraint

Iranian nuclear negotiator and deputy foreign minister Abbas Araghchi. Additionally, the minister expressed hope that progress in negotiations over a permanent exclusion of the European Union (EU) from new US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports could help resolve differences in opinion with regards to the Iran nuclear agreement as well.


Leave.EU fined £70k for breaching law during 2016 referendum

Leave.EU fined £70k for breaching law during 2016 referendum

One of the main Brexit campaign groups in Britain's 2016 European Union referendum was fined 70,000 pounds on Friday for incorrectly reporting what it spent and exceeding a limit on expenditure, the Electoral Commission said. Leave.EU reported spending of 693,094 pounds, 6,906 pounds under the spending limit. It said the Electoral Commission was "unable to produce a shred of evidence relating to the original allegations" about Cambridge Analytica , reiterating that it did not work ...


Vladimir Putin takes part in Night Hockey League gala match in Sochi

Vladimir Putin takes part in Night Hockey League gala match in Sochi

The opponents in the white jerseys were the Night Ice Hockey League's combined team made up of Moscow Region Governor Andrei Vorobyov , Norilsk Nickel CEO Vladimir Potanin and others. Putin plays regularly for the Legends of Hockey team in a game given wide coverage on Russian state TV. Putin was continuing his tradition of hitting the ice after the presidential inauguration.


California cops respond to report of man with gun at school

California cops respond to report of man with gun at school

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department tweeted that it had detained one person. A spokesperson told KABC-TV that it was unconfirmed whether any shots were fired at the campus, and it was unclear if there were any injuries. In a statement, Highland High School said: "Law enforcement is working to assess the situation". Sierra says someone also called to report shots fired in the vicinity of Manzanita Elementary School about 7 miles (11 kilometers) away.


SC collegium agrees to reiterate Justice KM Joseph's elevation to apex court

SC collegium agrees to reiterate Justice KM Joseph's elevation to apex court

The collegium was headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra stated that KM Joseph's elevation was not on the agenda right now. The decision was made during the meeting of the Supreme Court collegium to decide on the names of high court judges for elevation to the top court, including that of Uttarakhand chief justice KM Joseph, whose nomination was spurned by the government.