Saturday, 21 July 2018
Latest news
Home » World News

World News

Australia to be exempted from steel, aluminium import tariff: Donald Trump

perth_map

But the official said that with any alternative remedies, it was important to maintain the target for increasing steel and aluminum industry capacity utilization, which could result in higher tariffs for other countries. Analysts in China attribute the decline in prices to mounting inventories, rather than the Trump tariffs. Turnbull said that he had "great discussion" with Trump on security and trade. Read More »

US Allies Line Up for Exemptions From Trump's Tariffs

perth_map

Earlier on Friday the EU's trade chief said the bloc expects to be excluded from US steel and aluminium tariffs but will go to the World Trade Organization to impose its own measures if Washington presses ahead. European steel and aluminium associations have warned that the US tariffs could cost their sectors thousands of jobs. "We call for calm-headed behaviour", Mr Seko said. Read More »

Trump to Meet With Game Industry Execs to Discuss Video Game Violence

perth_map

Gun legislation has lost momentum in Congress as Republican leaders showed little interest in pursuing stricter gun control laws. Trump tweeted after meeting with the gun lobby group Thursday. But he left the issue in the lap of Congress, and did not say how hard he would twist arms in his party to advance measures that many Americans passionately view as infringing on their constitutional right to own guns. Read More »

Yet another winter storm may pester East Coast next week

perth_map

What that storm does once it exits the coast is of interest to us. "If either of these two disturbances fail to interact fast enough, the storm will swing too far out to sea for a nor'easter early next week". Here's a forecast of how much snow is expected to fall from tonight through noon Friday . "We think there's going to be a storm developing across the South this weekend, bringing heavy rains and thunderstorms to portions of the southeastern U.S", Jon Porter, VP and head of AccuWeather ... Read More »

Our aim is social justice: Modi

perth_map

He said an atmosphere of competitive cooperative federalism has been created in the country and states lagging behind in rankings are facing a push from their residents. Earlier, welcoming the delegates, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said inspiration for organizing this conference was drawn from the developmental vision of the PM. Read More »

What's Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI) Downside After Forming H&S?

New Vernon Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Progressive Corp Ohio for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $35.15B market cap company. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, September 22 with "Buy". On Wednesday, November 1 the stock rating was maintained by HSBC with "Buy". Read More »

US Signs Off On Tariffs, Angering Trade Partners

perth_map

Tokyo and Brussels rejected any suggestion that their exports to the United States threatened the country's national security - Trump's justification for imposing the tariffs despite warnings at home and overseas that they could provoke a global trade war. Read More »

Trump's Justice Department Takes Actual Steps Toward Banning Bump Stocks

perth_map

The relatively low-cost add-ons became a major gun control issue after the Los Vegas shooter used bump stocks to upgrade his semi-automatic weapons during the October 2017 massacre of 58 concert attendees. Trump signed an order February 20 directing the Justice Department to make the change, which the OMB must approve before it's published and opened to public comments. Read More »

INX Media case: Karti in CBI custody for 3 more days

perth_map

Equity S Ravindra Bhat, who heard the issue in a pressed court from 10.30 AM to 1.15 PM, additionally made it clear that if the exceptional court awards Karti Chidambaram safeguard in the defilement argument the CBI has enrolled against him, the ED won't capture him till the following hearing under the watchful eye of the high court. Read More »

Protesters held after scaling Iran embassy in London

perth_map

It is understood the protesters did not manage to get inside the building and came down voluntarily after a couple of hours. The ambassador then denounced the Friday attack on the Iranian embassy by the Shirazi cult, which he branded as a deviated ideology, and said that storming the embassy building before the eyes of public was a brazen violation of the global law. Read More »

Barack Obama in talks to create shows for Netflix

perth_map

Jill Abramson, 63, the former executive editor for The New York Times from 2011 to 2014, claimed she keeps a therapy doll of the 44th president to get her through the Trump Administration, she wrote in The Guardian Mar. "As they consider their future personal plans, they continue to explore new ways to help others tell and share their stories", he added. As for their Netflix deal, we'll have more on it as news develops. Read More »

Lavrov and Tillerson to not meet in Ethiopia

perth_map

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Monday that Russia had proposed holding a meeting between the two top diplomats, after which US State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert suggested that Washington had not received the request . Read More »

Sanctions on North Korea Will Continue Until a Deal Is Reached

perth_map

A senior administration official said days earlier North Korea would need to take "concrete steps" toward denuclearization before the United States would agree to talks. " Time and place to be determined", Mr Trump said in a tweet on Friday. The president also boasted to outside advisers that he knew the tariffs issue better than his advisers and suggested that the move could help him lock up Rust Belt states like Pennsylvania, Ohio and MI again, according to a person familiar with the ... Read More »

Trump tariffs: European Union wants clarity on exemption

perth_map

European Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom holds a news conference in Brussels , Belgium March 7, 2018. Trump signed proclamations Thursday imposing import tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminium products, invoking a rarely used USA law authorizing presidential action against imports that undermine national security. Read More »

South African officials charged over Williams masks

perth_map

The officials in the photograph are reportedly Clive Eksteen , CSA's commercial and marketing boss, and Altaaf Kazi, CSA's head of communications. Also, the CSA president Chris Nenzani apologised the Australians. Relations between the two teams had already become strained following the acrimonious first test in Durban last week and they threatened to deteriorate even further with the latest unsavoury episode. Read More »

Chasing renewal, French far-right turn to Bannon at party conference

perth_map

Kevin BannonIt's time for conservatives to retire the term "alt-right" Kurtz sees media forfeiting credibility in war with Trump Bannon wanted Trump to keep Yellen as Fed chair: report MORE encouraged members of France's far-right National Front party on Saturday to embrace backlash to their positions as "a badge of honor". Read More »

Radio traffic shows deputy knew location of school shooter

perth_map

The bill signed Friday falls short of what Scott and the shooting's survivors wanted. "It's an example to the entire country that government can and has moved fast", he added. Wednesday to protest gun violence in schools and demand new gun control laws. John Berry, a lawyer who defends police officers, said if a school employee shot a student carrying a toy gun, mistaking it for a real weapon, a plaintiff might have a strong case. Read More »

Kejriwal writes to Modi, Rahul seeks appointments to resolve sealing issue

perth_map

In the letters, dated March 9, Kejriwal has sought appointments from Modi and Rahul to apprise them of the serious issue of sealing of shops in the national capital and discuss possible solutions to it. In his letter to Rahul Gandhi, the Chief Minister focussed on how the sealing of commercial establishments is driving lakhs of people unemployed. " Isme saare pis rahe hai (everyone is in affected) - traders associated with BJP, Congress as well as AAP". Read More »

California police officer killed, another wounded by suspect barricaded inside home

perth_map

Pomona Police Chief Michiael Olivieri said one of the officers was pronounced dead at the hospital. A shooting was reported in the area of the 1400 block of Palomares Street shortly before 10 p.m., which prompted a heavy police response. He says officers pursued the man into the apartment building before he fired through a door, striking two Pomona officers. After the shooting, photos and video surfaced on local media showed officers doing CPR for someone lying in the street. Read More »

Indian Coast Guard chopper crash lands, woman pilot injured

perth_map

The accident happened in the Nandgaon village in Murud area. The chopper had taken off from Mumbai . All four crew members onboard were reported safe. It was reportedly a Coast Guard Chetak chopper. The coastguard helicopter crash comes almost two months after a Pawan hans chopper of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) crashed off the coast of Mumbai , leading to the death of all seven onboard. Read More »

Turkish court orders release of journalists during their trial

perth_map

Another ruling is expected in this sixth hearing on whether the accused will continue to be held in jail as a preventative measure or not. However they remain under charge and on trial. Dozens of journalists have been detained in the wake of the coup bid, causing worldwide concern. "The allegations are unimaginable", he said, adding it was Cumhuriyet which had properly reported on the activities of Gulen. Read More »

Nidahas Trophy, 2018: Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh preview

perth_map

Series: Sri Lanka beat India in the opening game of the series, but Rohit Sharma and company made a comeback with a victory against Bangladesh in the second encounter. India chased down 140 easily with Bangladesh spinners not posing any threat to India by bowling flat more often than not. "We're still searching for it and I think we'll get it", said captain Mahmudullah after the six-wicket loss to India on Thursday. Read More »

Jaya Bachchan files nomination papers for Rajya Sabha

perth_map

According to the offer, her party would support the Congress candidate in Rajya Sabha election in MP if all its seven MLAs vote for the BSP's Rajya Sabha candidate in Uttar Pradesh. Despite the SP and Congress assurance for the support, the BSP is still keeping its fingers crossed after reports of about half a dozen Samajwadi Party MLAs, close to rebel leader Shivpal Singh Yadav, switching sides. Read More »

China calls for U.S. to withdraw trade tariffs on steel, aluminium

perth_map

He further said that the country was losing $500 billion a year to China and something had to be done. On the flip side, the largest USA import from India is pharmaceuticals ($7.4 billion in 2016) and a Trump tariff on this will simply make generic medicines more expensive for Americans (drugs imported from U.S are already expensive for Indians). Read More »

Republican Senator Jeff Flake vows bill to undo tariffs

Trump has signed proclamations imposing 25 percent and 10 percent tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum, respectively. One of them was Brown, who welcomed action he said could stop China from dumping steel into the US market, calling it "well overdue". Read More »

Putin on Russian Meddling: 'I Couldn't Care Less'

perth_map

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's indictment of the 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies details that the Russian government spent millions of dollars annually, starting in 2013, with the specific intent of first disrupting Americans' confidence in the election system, and later, to elect Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton. Read More »

PTI wants someone from Balochistan as chairman Senate: Imran Khan

perth_map

He asserted that if PPP did not agree to select an independent senator of Balochistan for Senate Chairman, his party will then consult Imran Khan. He said that senior PTI leadership was in close contact with Fata and Balochistan senators. The railways minister further said there was no choice except to allow an elected Senator to cast his vote who had given up his other nationality. "In case the PML-N supports any candidate from Balochistan, it would most likely be from outside the ruling ... Read More »

TMC to back Congress candidate Abhishek Manu Singhvi in Rajya Sabha polls

perth_map

Singhvi added that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) extended support to his candidature on the basis of its political stand, which was backed by time, event and issue-based decisions. CPI-M named senior leader and state committee member Rabin Deb as their Rajya Sabha candidate. Former Railway Minister Mukul Roy has also resigned from the Rajya Sabha. Read More »

Drunkest states in the US

perth_map

Drinking in excess can lead to numerous health problems and also claims around 99,000 lives every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The study suggests the high drinking rate in the state contributes to the high premature death rate. MS has the lowest median household income of all states at $41,754 a year and the highest poverty rate at 20.8%. Read More »