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Hard Brexit should hold no 'terrors' for Britain: Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson


Mrs Foster, whose party props up Theresa May's Government in the House of Commons, insisted she did not want to see the imposition of a "hard border" after Britain leaves the EU. "It's the standard offer in any EU trade agreement", said Sam Lowe, a research fellow on trade issues at the Center for European Reform. It worked during the Article 50 divorce negotiations a year ago. Read More »

Germany backs European Union decision to respond to U.S. steel tariffs-spokesman


The EU hopes to convince the U.S. that introducing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports is "not the right move", but is ready to act should any such measures be implemented. Malmstrom will meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Saturday to discuss steel overcapacity and possible exonerations. "We hope that we can get clarity that the European Union is excluded from this", she said. Read More »

Elizabeth Warren: 'I am not running for president' in 2020


Warren, speaking later on CNN, noted that she spoke to a group of Native Americans last month to say she'd fight for them when Trump uses the slur. The prominent Democrat has also met with tribal leaders, signed on to legislation supported by Native American activists, and called on Republican President Donald Trump to nominate a director for the Indian Health Service. Read More »

Turkish jets bomb northern Iraq, hit 'PKK targets'


On Saturday, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said the attacking forces had scored a fresh advance. In January, Turkey began an offensive against the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG), which Ankara considers a terror organization. Read More »

No vote to be held today on pension reform bill

The pension bill being considered fully funds the pension system but also temporarily reduces annual cost-of-living raises for teachers and cuts some benefits for one of the nation's worst-funded public pension plans. The lawsuit came just hours after Gov. Scott, a Republican, signed the compromise bill Friday afternoon. She said she wants Gov. Rick Scott to veto the money for the so-called guardian program when he receives the budget. Read More »

Amputated Man's Leg Used as a Pillow in India


The doctors at Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College had allegedly put the amputated leg under the victim's head in order to help him. His relatives have alleged that doctors were the ones to place the foot under his head as a pillow. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said that state government will take action in the concerned matter only when he will get proper information about the incident. Read More »

Protestors are banned from taking action against a Barclays-backed oil pipeline


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Rahul Gandhi meets Indian origin businessmen in Malaysia


We knew that my grandmother was going to die. LTTE was blamed for plotting and executing the assassination of former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi . Those are not visible but they can hurt you", he added. In October 1984, Indira Gandhi was assassinated by security guards with whom the siblings used to play badminton. Read More »

EU To Respond To US Tariffs Within 90 Days If Not Exempt


Trump imposed the tariffs - 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminium - despite repeated warnings from the European Union and other allies that this could trigger a full-scale trade war. She said, "trade creates wealth, when it is based on exchange and cooperation" and added, referring indirectly to the surprise resignation of Trump's top economic adviser Gary Cohn Tuesday, that, "advocates for this in the USA administration are very important". Read More »

NRA files federal lawsuit to block new Florida gun law


Tony Montalto, whose daughter Gina was killed in the shooting, read a statement from victims' families. "We have paid a awful price for this progress". If you count Scott, who earned an A-plus rating himself, that makes 68 NRA-approved politicians who chose to break with the group. "It's a baby step but a huge step at the same time". Read More »

Steel tariffs: Canada exempt for now


Forcing Mexico to pay the tariffs, however, would make it very hard to complete NAFTA talks, the official said. She also downplayed a link made by Trump between NAFTA and the metals tariffs, saying they were separate issues. Canadian cabinet members also kept phone lines "humming" with their USA counterparts in an all-out push that recalled a lobbying effort in April 2017 to persuade Trump not to withdraw from NAFTA but to pursue re-negotiations instead. Read More »

EU hopes for clarity from crunch US trade talks


Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels but that it did not expect the meeting to resolve all the problems. The 28-nation European Union and Japan want to be exempted from the United States tariffs, which come into force in two weeks. Read More »

Trump signs order on steel, aluminium tariffs


Both men sternly warned senior trade officials at a meeting last Tuesday that the tariffs "could endanger the USA national security relationship with allies, according to five people familiar with the meeting", The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Read More »

China abolishes presidential term limits, paving way for Xi Jinping's indefinite rule


The nearly 3,000 hand-picked delegates at the National People's Congress overwhelmingly endorsed the constitutional change, with 2,958 voting in favour. "I think that during the past five years, he [Xi Jinping] has been carrying out a soft coup, including making the Politburo a mere figurehead", Wu Qiang, a Chinese political commentator, told AFP , referring to the 25-member Communist Party body that is only under the ruling council. Read More »

How Republicans tried to change Trump's mind on tariffs


Japan has warned of the dangers of tit-for-tat measures. U.S. Steel lauded Trump's tariffs and said it would be restarting one of its two idled blast furnaces at a steel plant in IL that will create 500 new jobs. But Trump said he would simply up levies on auto imports from the European Union in retaliation - a potentially painful blow for "car nation" and export champion Germany. Read More »

Shoe hurled at former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore


The supreme leader of ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was there to address the participants of event. The miscreant, later identified as Talha Munawar, was apprehended by the authorities and handed over to the local police. However, Sharif delivered a brief speech before leaving the event. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb says the PML-N government has put the country on the path of developmental process by taking bold steps, reported Radio ... Read More »

Violent Video Games Thrown Out by Students in Protest Against Mass Shootings


At least 14 mass school shooters played violent video games . "Here's the thing: There have been hundreds of studies on this issue, and they have shown that there isn't any connection between violent video games and violent activities". Video games have been linked to real-world violence, US President Donald Trump told gaming industry leaders in a meeting Thursday after a school shooting last month reignited a national debate over guns. Read More »

Trump economic adviser Cohn quits after tariffs dispute


That doesn't bode well for Larry Kudlow and other free-traders who are being considered to succeed Cohn. Following the news of Cohn's departure, the USA dollar weakened, while an exchange-traded fund tracking the broad market S&P 500 dipped one per cent. Read More »

'A serious attack' -- Major US trading partners blast Trump's tariffs


Dr Fragkiskos Filippaios, an associate dean in the University of Kent's Faculty of Social Sciences, said Brexit put the United Kingdom in a advantageous position as it is poised to negotiate a trade deal with the US. Those factors include "the ultimate level of the tariffs and how widespread the exemptions ultimately are, as well as how much damage it does to demand in steel-using industries". Read More »

White House flags steel tariff carve-outs on national security grounds


Last Thursday, before his team had come close to finalizing the details of a tariff plan, Trump announced that he would hit every country in the world with tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum. "We continue to be of the view that the European Union should be excluded from these measures". Trump has three options. And even as Trump approved the tariffs, 11 partners in the Asia-Pacific were in Santiago, Chile, to sign a multilateral trade deal embraced by president ... Read More »

Trump attends rally for Congressional candidate Saccone


Republican Rick Saccone (suh-KOHN') is embracing the politics of President Donald Trump as tightly as he can in the final days before a surprisingly competitive special congressional election in southwest Pennsylvania. "Steel is back. And aluminum is back", he proclaimed. Trump won the area by almost 20 percentage points little more than a year ago, but polls now suggest that the Republican and Democrat are essentially tied. Read More »

Trump tariffs: USA chided over duties on steel and aluminium imports


The Trump administration is pushing China to reduce the trade deficit by about one-third, Cornell University economist Eswar Prasad, who was briefed on recent talks between US and Chinese officials revealed to TheWSJ. What the U.S. is using is a security excuse. Trump's new focus on intellectual property theft is fanning the flames of conflict, as it addresses a topic all but unique to China . Read More »

Sri Sri gets a taste of Kashmiri Art of Living


However, Sri Sri had to cut his speech short and he left the venue midway. As per reports, the people alleged that they were not aware of the fact that Sri Sri Ravi Shankar is coming to address them as they were present at the venue for a different goal. Read More »

Report finds United States hospital failed to protect infants from abuse


Since then, four other infants have suffered bruising and other injuries, including skull and arm fractures, according to the newspaper, which obtained the federal report. "Our hospital has been and continues working cooperatively with local, state and federal agencies involved in the review of our NICU", Meriter wrote in a statement. Read More »

China exports soar, but trade war may be nigh

The US President mentioned China several times in his speech in the Roosevelt Room of the White House at a ceremony wherein he signed two proclamations to impose 25 per cent and 10 per cent import duties on steel and aluminium respectively. Read More »

LeBron's Nine-Straight Points in the Fourth Sinks the Nuggets

The Cleveland Cavaliers traded Kyrie Irving to the Celtics for star point guard Isaiah Thomas , Jae Crowder , Ante Zizic , and the Brooklyn Nets 2018 first round draft pick. "Sure, I knew on some level that some people benefited from asking for help or opening up". LeBron probably doesn't even know. So he's passing the ball, sharing the basketball, having 10 assists again tonight and he could have had 18-19, but we missed some open shots. Read More »

Lok Sabha bypolls: Voting underway in Yogi's Gorakhpur


Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the by-elections to Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh where polling would be held on Sunday. Mayawati has not fielded any candidate for the by-elections, announcing that her party workers "will vote for the candidate who is best positioned to defeat the BJP". Read More »

Australia will avoid Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium


Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed Australia will be exempt from US President Donald Trump's new steel and aluminium tariffs - but denied the two leaders are working towards a new "security agreement". US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a TV interview on Friday that he expects there may be some other countries that will qualify for an exemption. Read More »

Juve pressured referee, says Spurs boss Pochettino


After securing a 2-2 draw in Turin, Tottenham appeared on course to progress after going ahead in the second leg through Son Heung-Min. "It was easy for the referee to manage us because we were very nice people, trying to help to play a game". Read More »

Chew on the New Santa Clarita Diet Season 2 Trailer


While the first season of the show had not exactly been a success with the viewers, the trailer of Season 2 has a few punches which might want to make the audience tune in to watch the show and give it another chance. So much so that she's murdered three people and the police are beginning to notice the missing persons and body parts are showing up around the seemingly flawless little California town. Read More »

O'Rourke plans for Senate race after winning Texas primary

Cruz's given name is Rafael Edward Cruz , although he goes by "Ted", a name commonly used by white Americans. O'Rourke countered that Texans "want a full time senator" not a past and future presidential candidate. "It's about getting under Beto's skin". CNN's Chris Cuomo confronted Cruz about the snarky lyrics on Tuesday night. When asked if he was anxious about an anti-Trump backlash in Texas that could affect him in the general election against O'Rourke, Cruz said he wasn't. Read More »