first The United States led an attack on Syrian chemical weapons facilities over the weekend . The coordinated strike with Britain and France saw more than 100 weapons used, including Tomahawk missiles. The action led to a difficult response from Russia's ambassador to the United States, who said his country was "threatened" and warned "Such actions will not be left without consequences." At the same time, the US ambassador to UN, Nikki Haley, announced on Sunday that the US will introduce a new round of sanctions against Russia.
2nd Trump and TPP. Trump has become accustomed to turning some of its more extreme positions into trading for several weeks. The latest seems to bring the US back to the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Uncertainty has real consequences for the US economy and global markets, with analysts attributing a significant share of the recent stock market decline to Trump's back and forth behavior. "Further uncertainty can affect business decisions, such as global supply chains, which in turn would affect investment and future export growth," said Moody's Analytics recently. US stocks were lowered in a cautious session on Friday night, although the S & P500 was 2% higher for the week.
3rd Data for releasing this week includes the release of minutes from the RBA's monthly interest rate meeting tomorrow (1
4th A "big argument" within the Theresa Mays government delays its decision on British immigration after British. The ruling on how Britain will deal with immigration in negotiations with the EU comes after Britain's secretary of secretary Amber Rudd said her office was not in a position to post-Brexit immigration, astounding parliamentarians who accused the British government of being unprepared for withdrawal.
5th Sydney bushfires. A serious bush fire in Sydney southwest, which has burned more than 2,400 hectares and damaged some properties, has relieved overnight, but firemen are worried that conditions may deteriorate in the afternoon with 35 km per hour of winds predicted. Residents in Holsworthy, Sandy Point, Pleasure Point, Voyager Point, Alford Point, Barden Ridge, Illawong, Menai and Bangor can afford to monitor the situation and act if conditions change.
6th People still buy Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency bounced off its last low last week and climbed over $ US8,000 over the weekend. Here is a summary of the latest price measure among the five best crypts in the world:
7. Closing ceremony disaster. Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, chairman Peter Beattie has admitted organizers "failed" as they pulled the tradition of athletes marching to the stadium as part of the closing ceremony. The movement provoked Channel 7 Channel Party to launch a massive spray at the end of the night, while the fans left two-hour ceremony early. Basil Zempilas and Johanna Griggs defended their station from accusations that were blaming and saying they were as disappointed with the players as to lose the tradition. "I'm furious, actually destroying a tradition so important," said Griggs. "You want to see the athletes come in. You want to see them jump in front of the camera. You want to see they are celebrating 11 days of sport." We missed all this. "
8. It was not the only shock at the end of the game. Both Australian netball teams and women's disease teams – world champion in their sport – were denied gold medals. England dropped a penalty shot on the summer to give Britain a 52-51 victory against the diamonds and became the first nation other than Australia or New Zealand to win the Commonwealth title. Meanwhile, a runaway attempt in extra time from New Zealand in women's rugby attempted to claim a 17-12 victory over Australia.
ninth Hackers stole a casino's high roller database through a thermometer in the lobby's fishing tank. It sounds like a game from an Oceans movie but it's just an incident with an increasing number of crimes where hackers target unprotected "internet of things" devices to enter business networks. Here's what two experts have to say about it.
10th "I do not seem to win boring breeds," Daniel Ricciardo said he took off an "absolute clinical" device to win the Chinese Grand Prix after starting the sixth online race. It is his sixth victory in Formula 1, each time he begins outside a top three net position. It is the kind of performance and his wavy moves on the track that has earned him reputation as one of the most exciting drivers in the sport. And of course he had a good time to celebrate.
– Formula 1 (@ F1) April 15, 2018
BONUS ITEM: Someone has damaged a highway sign 13 km from Avoca in central Victoria. 10/10.
Someone has injured Vicroad's highway sign exactly 13 km from the city of Avoca in central Victoria. And no, it was not me. But I have to say that I really admire their workmanship.
– Bernard Salt AM (@BernardSalt) April 15, 2018
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