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People USA may face retaliation at WTO over steel tariff
Author: 0 USA may face retaliation at WTO over steel tariff

But the US President defended the proposals to impose duties of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminium as early as next week by tweeting that "trade wars are good, and easy to win". President George W. Bush imposed steep steel tariffs that drove excess metal their way. Canada has the largest share of steel imports to the USA at 16 percent, according to data from the Department of Commerce, followed by Brazil and South Korea, with steel imports from China down 5 percent in ...

People Nicole Kidman accidentally surprises a tour bus en route to the Oscars
Author: 0 Nicole Kidman accidentally surprises a tour bus en route to the Oscars

Even though she was now on her way to get ready for the 90th Academy Awards ceremony, she took the time to chat with them for a bit. The duo starred in the 1998 supernatural film together as sisters Sally and Gillian Owens, who were taught by their aunt to use practical magic after the death of their parents.

People Castleton Man Arrested After Two NYS Police Injured In Car Accident
Author: 0 Castleton Man Arrested After Two NYS Police Injured In Car Accident

Police said despite the troopers closing the left lane with flares, Neumann's 2010 Mercury sedan veered off the roadway and hit the back driver's side of the troopers' vehicle around 5:15 a.m. A second tow truck operator was hit by debris from the accident, treated and released. He is undergoing surgery at this time that is expected to take 6-7 hours.

People Early voting numbers up for both parties
Author: 0 Early voting numbers up for both parties

Democrats more than made up for the Dallas GOP's fade by more than doubling their own turnout, from 34,815 early voters in 2014 to 69,844 early voters in 2018. And almost a quarter of Democrats who cast early ballots were new voters who just registered in the past two years. Texans who vote will pick candidates for posts in Congress, the Texas Legislature, courts across the state and local races ranging from tax assessor-collector to district clerk.

People China Announces Largest Military Spending Increase In Three Years
Author: 0 China Announces Largest Military Spending Increase In Three Years

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Yesui on Sunday said China's "moderate" defence spending rises in the past few years were less than other major countries and would not threaten anyone. Much of China's energies have been focused on what is known as anti-access/area denial, or A2/AD operations, which seek to scare the U.S. Navy and other forces far from China's shores.

People Trump's Name Stripped From Panama Hotel After Legal Dispute
Author: 0 Trump's Name Stripped From Panama Hotel After Legal Dispute

Earlier on Monday, Orestes Fintiklis, the owner of the Trump hotel who has been fighting a legal battle to oust the Trump Organization's hotel management team, said a court had ended the fight. The most recent and intense feuding began February 22, when Fintiklis came to the property with termination notices for Trump's management team. A Panamanian judicial official told the AP a statement would come later in the day.

People Citing Health Concerns, Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran Announces Resignation
Author: 0 Citing Health Concerns, Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran Announces Resignation

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has asked Bryant to consider appointing himself to the seat, according to people familiar with their conversations. Cochran served as chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, the number three leadership position, from 1991 to 1997. Is McDaniel going to stick with that race, knowing from painful experience how hard it is to unseat an incumbent, or will he now switch to the race for Cochran's open seat? "Given Sen.

People Niger attack on U.S. soldiers
Author: 0 Niger attack on U.S. soldiers

A look at the four USA soldiers killed in an ambush in Niger in October 2017. The video showed raw scenes, along with pictures that have been probably taken by one of the troopers' helmet camera. The Pentagon has yet to release a full account of the ambush, but the video shows in a way no words can express just how outgunned and cut off the Americans were.

People China completes military personnel reduction by 300000 soldiers
Author: 0 China completes military personnel reduction by 300000 soldiers

China's military planners have also taken note of the US shift this year in its threat analysis from terrorism to rivals Russian Federation and China, said Yue Gang, a retired colonel and military analyst. Critics say that in the absence of a property tax, short-term government measures are not capable of altering a deep-seated market perception that home prices will rise perpetually and that officials will never let the market fall, a view that has fueled speculative purchases over the years.

Author: 0 Britain's health service 'not for sale' in USA trade talks: PM May

Again slapping down demands for another referendum on the EU, she said it was now time to "get on with it" and work with the Union to "get this right". She said her government wanted to maintain "broad energy co-operation" with the European Union, particularly in relation to the Irish border. In her speech, the British Prime Minister also said that both sides in the talks must accept that none of them can get "exactly what it wants", but nevertheless, she believes, it is possible to ...

People Chris Christie thinks Jared Kushner should resign
Author: 0 Chris Christie thinks Jared Kushner should resign

Trump's motivation on guns stems from the February 14 mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school. Christie said Trump's family is complicating his ability to lead the White House. senator from Alabama, for asking the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation abused its surveillance authority in seeking a warrant to monitor Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.

People Snow's the big concern in next winter blast hitting the Valley
Author: 0 Snow's the big concern in next winter blast hitting the Valley

Just like the past few days, however, the blustery breezes will add an extra chill and make it feel cooler than it already is. That will be followed by another dry day on Tuesday , as sunshine gives way to increasing clouds. The majority of the snow will fall Monday with only additional minor accumulations expected on Tuesday . NY is expected to receive up to 10 inches of snow and Philadelphia is forecast to see 3 inches to 6 inches.

People US House speaker urges Trump not to impose new tariffs -- spokeswoman
Author: 0 US House speaker urges Trump not to impose new tariffs -- spokeswoman

Yesui said: "China does not want a trade war with the Untied States, but we will absolutely not sit idly by and watch as China's interests are damaged". "And we need to use it wisely", warned the founder and president of Americans for Tax Reform. "#AMERICA FIRST", the President concluded his tweetstorm.

People Mayor de Blasio names another new city schools chancellor
Author: 0 Mayor de Blasio names another new city schools chancellor

Carranza came to Houston in August 2016 from leading the San Francisco schools, after a long career in teaching and as an administrator. The next day, the Miami superintendent dropped out and de Blasio called Carranza. The news of Carranza's hiring comes just four days after Carvalho turned down the New York City chancellor job on live television. "If you're a student who does not yet speak English, we hear you", Carranza said.

People Steele memo alleges Russian Federation worked to stop Romney's nomination
Author: 0 Steele memo alleges Russian Federation worked to stop Romney's nomination

Fusion GPS officials have testified that Steele had his own Federal Bureau of Investigation contacts, although the New Yorker did not report on to whom he sent the material, if to anyone. "If what the source heard was true, then a foreign power was exercising pivotal influence over U.S. foreign policy and an incoming president", it said.

People Auto hits pedestrians in Brooklyn; 2 children dead
Author: 0 Auto hits pedestrians in Brooklyn; 2 children dead

Above, a woman is put on a stretcher near where the auto came to a stop. "I don't even want to think about this". All of the victims appeared to be pedestrians, officials said. Fire officials say a total of four people were injured. Two women, one of whom is pregnant, are being treated for injuries that are not considered life-threatening.

People UK Aid Sector Urged to Take Action
Author: 0 UK Aid Sector Urged to Take Action

THE CHARITY abuse scandal deepened this morning after it was revealed 26 organisations have reported 80 new cases in the wake of the damning Oxfam allegations. "The sector must do the same, and pay particular attention to the issue of reviewing and reporting historic cases", Mordaunt said. 'These standards will include an assessment of codes of conduct, how organisations identify and respond to incidents, and how their risk management places safeguarding and beneficiaries at the very core.

People Trump lawyer complained he wasn't reimbursed for $130K payment to porn star
Author: 0 Trump lawyer complained he wasn't reimbursed for $130K payment to porn star

The transaction had been flagged as suspicious by Cohen's bank and reported to the Treasury Department and launched an internal investigation of the payment one year later. The extensive interview was not published until January because Cohen had threatened to sue the magazine, according to reports. Daniels' team reportedly responded to the email from the Academy with questions about the photos use, including whether or not it would be tied to a direct shot at her.

Author: 0 Post-Brexit Dreams of Global Britain Won't Come Cheap

The continued success of food and drink as the UK's largest and most vibrant manufacturing sector depends on our ability to trade ingredients and finished goods barrier-free, friction-free and tariff-free across borders. "The British people voted for Brexit and I think its politicians are obliged to implement the decision they have asked to take", said she. "From an investor viewpoint there was little of outcome, says Shore Financial Planning director Ben Yearsley, who also added the speech ...

People China hikes defence budget to $175 bn
Author: 0 China hikes defence budget to $175 bn

China's secretive military had begun to open up a crack in recent years, and the National People's Congress spokesman in recent years has made a tradition of responding to a question on the defense budget by announcing the percentage increase over the past years, at least in rough terms.

People Former Russian spy ill after exposure to unidentified substance in Britain
Author: 0 Former Russian spy ill after exposure to unidentified substance in Britain

Skripal was among 14 spies swapped by Moscow and Washington in 2014, in what was their biggest spy swap since the Cold War. It was unclear what substance caused Skripal to fall ill. The male victim was taken to the hospital by vehicle, while the woman was airlifted, said The Journal, which published pictures of firefighters in special gear decontaminating an area of the city.

People United States should follow gun model of other countries
Author: 0 United States should follow gun model of other countries

It was the group's largest single-cycle - or two-year - dip in donations to Democrats. The Annual Gun Law Scorecard makes clear that there is a significant opportunity to address the nation's gun violence epidemic if more states act. Even as the nation was grieving the bad loss of life in Parkland, Fla., gun control activists were doing what they do best: exploiting tragedy to advance their political agenda.

People Meghalaya govt formation: How BJP outwitted Congress, again
Author: 0 Meghalaya govt formation: How BJP outwitted Congress, again

Breaking his silence on Congress' debacle in North Eastern states which had elections recently, party president Rahul Gandhi said that they respect the mandate. It was ousted from power from its main bastion, West Bengal state, in 2011 by a regional group that ended 34 years of its continuous rule there. In Meghalaya , newly elected MLA AL Hek has been declared leader of BJP Legislature Party.

People Army avenges Sunjuwan terror attack, kills JeM terrorist Mufti Waqas
Author: 0 Army avenges Sunjuwan terror attack, kills JeM terrorist Mufti Waqas

Waqas, a Pakistani national, was working as the outfit's "Operational Commander" in the Valley. "From his possession one weapon, war-like stores and other incriminating material were recovered", the statement said. Sources said it was Mufti's second tenure in Kashmir. "There were no civilian casualties or collateral damage". Waqas was also responsible for radicalising local boys Fardeen Khandey and Manzoor Baba who had carried out the suicide attack on the CRPF camp in Lethpora on the ...

People CBSE exam 2018 begins today for Class 10th and Class 12th
Author: 0 CBSE exam 2018 begins today for Class 10th and Class 12th

Class10 students said they are happy that the board exams have been reintroduced in class 10. As compared to past year, less number of candidates will be appearing for class 10 exams, but more would be appearing for class 12. The Class X board exams are making a comeback this year after being made optional in 2010. The CBSE boards 2018 will be held from today. The official notification also states that the examinations for both class 10th and 12th would start at 10.30 am.

People 'Trade Wars Are Good and Easy to Win'
Author: 0 'Trade Wars Are Good and Easy to Win'

It brought strong criticism from some Republicans and financial markets concerned about tariffs and their effect on the economy . "The EU must respond decisively to U.S. The world's remarkable trade wars have, in fact, not been easy to win for anybody, let alone the United States. "But we are dealing with people that have a different perspective than we do".

People NPF to prove its majority in 48 hrs in Nagaland assembly
Author: 0 NPF to prove its majority in 48 hrs in Nagaland assembly

It is also supported by the lone JD (U) MLA and an Independent legislator. NPF has issued a clarification following media reports that chief minister T.R. In a pre-emptive move, ruling Naga People's Front (NPF) has moved to Nagaland Governor, P B Acharya declaring that it has pre-poll agreement with JDU and Nationalist People's Party (NPP).

People Trump's DACA deadline just passed. What's next?
Author: 0 Trump's DACA deadline just passed. What's next?

One month later, on February 13, a second federal judge issued a nationwide injunction blocking the Trump administration from ending DACA. The justices left Alsup's decision in place until lower federal courts can hear challenges to the executive order in which Trump said he would end DACA unless Congress acts, calling the so-called Dreamers program an abuse of executive power.

People Utica College on lock down while police investigate threat
Author: 0 Utica College on lock down while police investigate threat

They're also told to follow all instructions from law enforcement. Armed, uniformed police officers have responded to the campus, and will be clearing buildings "as soon as possible", campus officials tweeted at 12:15 p.m. "UC ALERT: Utica College is now under a lock down due to a real, credible threat". The Utica Police Department is leading the investigation. According to WUTR-TV in Utica, a pair of phone calls threatening to take some sort of action at the Gordon Science Center ...

People Toronto police to update investigation of accused serial killer
Author: 0 Toronto police to update investigation of accused serial killer

Idsinga previously said 15 planters were seized from properties across the city as part of the investigation. Work continues to identify more victims. "We've gone through fingerprints and dental records and we're now into the DNA process". Investigators have not yet released complete details, but McArthur is believed to have met his alleged victims in the "Gay Village" area of Toronto and on gay dating apps for older and large men with names such as "SilverDaddies" and "Bear411".