World & Policy

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  • Trump Reversing New NKorea Sanctions

    President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he has reversed his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea, with his press secretary explaining that the president "likes" leader Kim Jong Un and doesn't think they're necessary.

  • Trump Still Faces Other Investigations

    NEW YORK (AP) -- President Donald Trump still has to contend with state and federal investigators in New York, even though special counsel Robert Mueller has wrapped up his investigation with no additional indictments.

  • Harris to Seek Fed Teacher Investment

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Saturday will call for a significant federal investment in teacher pay, a campaign aide says, the first policy proposal that she has put forth since officially launching her 2020 campaign.

  • Poll:Americans Favor Stricter Gun Laws

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- A majority of Americans favor stricter gun laws, and most believe places of worship and schools have become less safe over the last two decades, according to a new poll conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

  • Anti-Brexit Protesters Demand New Vote

    LONDON (AP) -- Anti-Brexit protesters swarmed the streets of central London by the tens of thousands on Saturday, demanding that Britain's Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the...

  • Ethiopian Air Chief Questions Training

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- The warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max aircraft may not have been enough following the Ethiopian plane crash that killed 157 people, the chief of Ethiopian Airlines said...

  • Cyclone Makes Landfall in Australia

    SYDNEY (AP) -- A vast and powerful cyclone made landfall Saturday along a remote stretch of the northern Australian coast, bringing fierce winds and heavy rains amid safety fears for a small number of residents who've stayed in the area.

World & Policy Perspectives

Washington Insider -- Friday

South America Calling

What DTN Is Watching

Markets

Flooding issues around the Midwest remain a concern with snow still melting in the northern Plains and moderate rains expected across the Mississippi Delta. A report on U.S. existing home sales for February is due out at 9 a.m. CDT, followed by monthly cattle on-feed and cold storage reports Friday afternoon.

Weather

Friday will be mostly dry over the primary crop areas. Light to moderate rain begins late Friday in the western Plains and will cross the central U.S. during the weekend.

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