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Stocks start week steady after strong quarter, USA policies in focus

Stocks start week steady after strong quarter, USA policies in focus

Even so, what worries the protocol-conscious Chinese more than policy clashes is the risk that the unpredictable Trump could publicly embarrass Xi, after several foreign leaders experienced awkward moments with the new USA president. The MOFA said the fact that President Trump and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley had "publicly demanded China play a more active role" with regard to the North Korea nuclear issue "clearly showed that the U.S. Read More

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Area deputy constable fatally shot; manhunt for gunman underway

Area deputy constable fatally shot; manhunt for gunman underway

Steve Dorris, but a motive was not immediately clear. Harris County Precinct 3 Assistant Chief Deputy Clint Greenwood, a 30-year law enforcement veteran, was shot at 7 a.m. So far, no details on the shooter have been released and the suspect is believed to be still on the run . But his death has sparked a huge manhunt around the area and led to the lockdown of a nearby high school and local intersections as part of their search efforts. Read More

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Deadly snake photobombs a toddler

Deadly snake photobombs a toddler

A mum got the shock of her life after her daughter's picture was photobombed by a huge-arse, deadly snake. On closer inspection Bianca saw a deadly two-metre eastern brown snake just centimetres from little Molly. "I'm surprised it didn't touch her, it was so close", Mrs Dickinson said. A mother didn't realise the danger lurking near her two-year-old daughter as she snapped this picture . Read More

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Where did April Fools' Day actually come from?

Where did April Fools' Day actually come from?

But why dedicate an entire holiday to tricking people? In the 20th century, April Fools' Day evolved into a global holiday, and journalists started to embrace the day, using it to show off their creativity by writing insane stories. The new year would then have occurred in April and not in January as it does now, and the theory is that those who continued to celebrate the new year on 1 April were called Poisson d'Avril (April fish) and pranks would be played on them. Read More

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You won't recognise Jennifer Lawrence in the new Dior campaign

You won't recognise Jennifer Lawrence in the new Dior campaign

Aside from her looking fabulous, her clothes steal the spotlight because they make a seriously bold statement and "the clothes she wears correspond to her own personal style as a young woman of today". The new shots take on a decidedly different feel from ones we've seen her in before. She's the first-ever female artistic director of the house of Dior and, in just four collections, has already managed to champion women while keeping it fabulous. Read More

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Britney is coming to Manila

Britney is coming to Manila

The Oops!. I Did It Again star announced worldwide tour dates for the Phillipines and Israel on Twitter last Tuesday. Lucky fans will be able to catch Britney Spears in concert as she heads to Southeast Asia this June. This tour will be her first since 2011's Femme Fatale . The American signer first made waves in the 90s with her hit songs " Baby One More Time " and " Oops, I did it Again ". Read More

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Drake Cancels Amsterdam Concert Due to Doctor's Orders

Drake Cancels Amsterdam Concert Due to Doctor's Orders

Well, it is not actually the singer's fault, because he had to postpone the concert because of some health issues. According to the promoter, the Canadian rapper was advised not to perform by a doctor after falling ill. But they were postponed again until 27 and 28 March. The show is now due to take place tomorrow. The sushi put Drake's stomach in a sickly condition and unfortunately the Toronto MC was left with one choice-to cancel his show. Read More

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