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Toyota Announces $1.33 Billion For Kentucky Plant

Updates to line equipment are planned along with a brand new paint shop. Toyota has also expressed its intention to invest as much as $10 billion in the U.S. Image: Toyota to invest $1.3bn at its Kentucky plant. (TMMK). "This major overhaul will enable the plant to stay flexible and competitive, further cementing our presence in Kentucky". Read More

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Pak Coast Guard talks cancelled

Both institutions meet every year to evaluate and address various aspects of common interest, this time the talks would focus on the arrests of fishermen from the two countries and search and rescue operations in the surrounding waters. According to Imran, Khalil confessed to crossing the LoC almost 15 times over the last two years. To a query, he said the United Nations and the USA have expressed their desire to play a role for resolution of all disputes between the two countries including ... Read More

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Republicans' narrow win for Kansas seat embolden Democrats

Trump won Kansas's Fourth Congressional District by 27 points just a few months ago, and Mike Pompeo, who vacated the seat to become Trump's Central Intelligence Agency director, won by more than 30. The tweet follows get-out-the-vote calls that Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have recorded for Estes. "They don't want to be explaining to them why Estes pulled off an underwhelming win in a district he should have won by 30 points", Miller told the Eagle . Read More

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Trade adviser turns on Trump over his China currency U-turn

Trade adviser turns on Trump over his China currency U-turn

In recent days, President Trump has backed off his calls to label China a currency manipulator after vowing to punish Beijing in the early days of his administration. The Treasury said Germany has a "responsibility" to help balance global demand and trade flows. In Asia, Taiwan, Japan and South Korea were urged to keep interventions to a minimum, and aspire to have flexible and transparent exchange rate policies. Read More

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Tax Day demonstrators demand that Trump release tax returns

Protesters held the "March a Lago" near the Florida resort where Trump is spending Easter weekend. Hundreds of people in Grand Rapids marched downtown Saturday demanding Trump release his tax returns. Organizers say marches are taking place in about 150 cities. For the past 40 years, every US president and presidential candidate has released tax documents. Read More

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India's ruling BJP wins crucial by-poll in national capital

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday said the trend so far clearly indicates that the voters are still annoyed with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Jarnail Singh's decision to quit this Assembly seat. BJP candidate Shobha Rani Kushwah won Rajasthan's Dholpur assembly bypoll, defeating Congress's Banwari Lal Sharma by around 39,000 votes. The result has left a dent in the aspirations of AAP weeks before the scheduled MCD polls in the national capital region. Read More

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Easter celebrations and egg hunts going on this week

If you're looking for a traditional egg hunt, check out Callanwolde Fine Arts Center's Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt. The Easter Festival is on again, with more games and more chocolate eggs. When: Friday, April 14 from 7:30 to 9:15 p.m. The Easter Bunny will also be available for pictures, and the day ends with more tethered hot air balloon rides from 4 to 6 p.m. Read More

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Easter services for local district

April. 14 - Good Friday Services will be at Zion Lutheran Church , Moulton at 2 p.m. and at Faith Lutheran Church at 7 p.m. Holy Communion will be offered at the 8:30 a.m. Freedom Outreach Church , 1309 Sidney Ave., will have a 7 p.m. Venango will hold its Easter sunrise service Sunday at 6:30 a.m. Amherst will have its Easter worship service at 9 a.m. Read More

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Harry Kane back and firing as Tottenham overpower Bournemouth

Vincent Janssen capped off Spurs' afternoon by scoring just his second Premier League goal of the season in injury time - minutes after coming on as a substitute . "To be fighting for the top four for the second consecutive season is great for the players and fantastic for the club". It is the third season in a row England forward Kane has reached the 20-goal mark - a feat previously only achieved by Alan Shearer, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Thierry Henry. Read More

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Explosion hits convoy carrying Syrian evacuees

The group said it was investigating to find out who was responsible. The deal to evacuate government-held Fuaa and Kafraya, and rebel-held Madaya and Zabadani, is the latest such agreement in Syria's six-year civil war. Critics say deals are permanently changing the ethnic and religious map, but in an exclusive interview with AFP this week President Bashar al-Assad insisted the evacuations were only temporary and people would return once the "terrorists" had been defeated. Read More

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Flash floods kill 17 in northwest Iran

Flash floods kill 17 in northwest Iran

Seventeen bodies were recovered by rescue teams in the cities of Ajabshir and Azarshahr, in East Azarbaijan province. APA's Tehran bureau reports that several people went missing as a result of flood . According to details more than 35 people lost their lives while at least 16 disappeared in Iran's northwest areas due to heavy rain and flash flood . Read More

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Palestinian kills British tourist in Jerusalem

The Shin Bet domestic security service identified the assailant as 57-year-old Palestinian from Arab East Jerusalem . The nationality of the 25-year-old woman was not immediately clear. The terror attack was condemned by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin, who also offered their condolences to Bladon's family. Read More

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Car bomb kills at least 39 Syria evacuees

After the blast, evacuees from opposition areas pleaded for protection fearing revenge attacks. Syria TV says at least 22 people were killed in an explosion that hit near evacuation buses in northern Syria. The government siege of Madaya, one of the rebel-held towns that was evacuated today, gained global attention early a year ago after reports that residents were "eating leaves, grass and pets to survive", as The Two-Way reported . Read More

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China, Germany must do more to cut trade surpluses

China, Germany must do more to cut trade surpluses

It said it will scrutinise China's trade and currency practices very closely, especially in light of the extremely sizable bilateral trade surplus that China has with the US. "China will need to demonstrate that its lack of intervention to resist appreciation over the last three years represents a durable policy shift by letting the RMB rise with market forces once appreciation pressures resume", the report says. Read More

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Jubilant Zapata sure AC Milan deserved last-gasp Inter draw

Jubilant Zapata sure AC Milan deserved last-gasp Inter draw

Even the most ardent of the Rossoneri faithful had resigned themselves to a narrow loss but Christian Zapata popped up deep into extra-time to ensure both Milan derbies of the 2016-17 season ended in a 2-2 draw. It might not look like it right now for the Nerazzurri but this was the kind of match that these two clubs needed. Mauro Icardi has failed to score in his last three league appearances, his longest scoring drought since October - 15 of his 20 goals this season have come at ... Read More

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Republicans hold onto Kansas House seat

And the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee spent nothing in the 4th, while its GOP counterpart spent $100,000. Because of the deathly pallor that Brownback casts on the Republican party in Kansas, the results of this special election are not terribly instructive as to the current state of public sentiment toward the Republican party as a whole. Read More

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Basque lawmakers urge separatist group to disarm ASAP

Basque lawmakers urge separatist group to disarm ASAP

In 2011, after a string of arrests among its senior ranks and stirring mass protests after particularly bloody attacks, ETA announced that it had abandoned its armed campaign. Spain refuses to negotiate with Eta. Spain "will not make any evaluation of the handing over of weapons today by ETA until they have been analyzed by French authorities and justice", Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido said in a televised statement. Read More

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Trump's reversals come after crash course on the issues

Trump's reversals come after crash course on the issues

Yesterday, the Treasury department in its six-monthly report to the Congress placed China, Germany, Japan , Korea, Switzerland and Taiwan in the "monitoring list" of countries that needed close attention for their currency practices. "Treasury has established criteria specified in the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015..." Kim did not speak during the annual parade, which celebrates the 1912 birthday of his late grandfather Kim Il Sung, North Korea's founding ruler, but ... Read More

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US berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syria chemical attack

And the USA said Russian Federation and Iran should both get out of the region. As reported by PRI, the 51-year-old went on to say that U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. "Were they dead at all". "The horrific scenes in Khan Sheikhoun can not be replicated and not punishing the perpetrators will be a gateway to repeating similar attacks in the future", he said. Read More

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Thousands of evacuated Syrians stuck as transfer stalls

The major blast hit a bus depot in a rebel-controlled area where residents of pro-government towns have arrived late Friday. Launched in retaliation for a chemical attackthat killed scores of civilians last week, the U.S. They were evacuated Friday, along with more than 2,000 from Madaya, a town outside of Damascus which was besieged by government forces. The convoy that departed Al-Fu'ah and Kafriya is carrying 5,000 people, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Read More

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Lavrov: U.S. is guarantor of Syria's chemical disarmament just as Russian Federation

The U.S. launched the strike on Syria in retaliation to alleged chemical attack the Syrian air force launched on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province in northwestern Syria. Any hope that the Trump administration is poised for a potentially historic rapprochement with Russian Federation has been dashed after the USA missile strike on a Syrian airbase last Thursday. Read More

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