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Trump Seeks $100 Billion Cut in US-China Trade Deficit Trump Seeks $100 Billion Cut in US-China Trade Deficit
- March 11, 2018

China's exports rose 44.5 per cent over a year earlier to US$171.6 billion ($235.5b), accelerating from January's 11.1 per cent growth, customs data showed. 2 economy, might be caught up in the trade actions after Beijing launched a probe into imports of USA sorghum, a grain used in animal feed and liquor. (more...)
EU Says It's Counting on Exclusion From Trump Metal Tariffs
- March 11, 2018

Ms Malmstrom has a previously scheduled meeting with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels tomorrow and said she would seek further clarity on whether the European Union was going to be included in the tariffs. With tensions at a peak, the European Union had sought to keep low expectations for any breakthrough on Saturday. Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen warned Washington on Friday not to expect any concessions to win an exemption. (more...)
Need No Lectures on Kashmir From 'Failed State' Pakistan Need No Lectures on Kashmir From 'Failed State' Pakistan
- March 11, 2018

On Friday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that the entire worldwide community feels Pakistan is not taking mandated action against global-terrorist Hafiz Saeed, rather trying to mainstream him and his system as a political party. (more...)
NRA's Top Lobbyist Implies Trump Is Back On Its Side NRA's Top Lobbyist Implies Trump Is Back On Its Side
- March 11, 2018

Gun free zones are proven targets of killers. Ditto for the assault weapons ban . Disagreement continues among legislators over the appropriate response after the Florida school shooting that left 17 dead. Trump is tweeting that "Background Checks a big part of conversation". The president surprised, and at times clashed with, Republican lawmakers during the meeting, and voiced support for strengthening background checks and raising the age requirement for purchasing rifles. (more...)
Voting for Phulpur, Gorakhpur bypoll tomorrow Voting for Phulpur, Gorakhpur bypoll tomorrow
- March 11, 2018

Voting for bypolls to three Lok Sabha seats, two in Uttar Pradesh and one in Bihar , will be held today. The BJP has fielded Upendra Dutt Shukla against SP's Pravin Nishad. Reportedly, there are 970 polling centres and 2,141 polling booths in Gorakhpur whereas 793 polling centres and 2,059 polling booths in Phulpur. Another key candidate to the seat is Shambhu Patel from Congress. (more...)
Rahul Gandhi explains how he would have implemented demonetisation Rahul Gandhi explains how he would have implemented demonetisation
- March 11, 2018

Sonia Gandhi said she made a decision to take the political plunge when she saw the party was going through a very hard time. And if the Non-BJP parties are going to take part at the same Chandrababu is going to attend if the things go positive. (more...)
Watch the trailer for Netflix's Watch the trailer for Netflix's "Santa Clarita Diet" Season 2
- March 11, 2018

Santa Clarita Diet debuted its 10-episode inaugural season on February 3, 2017 showcasing a gory (arguably allegorical) ordeal of real estate agent couple Sheila ( Drew Barrymore ) and Joel ( Timothy Olyphant ) whose lives are upended when Sheila becomes a human-flesh-craving zombie (though they prefer to avoid the phrase). (more...)
Beto O'Rourke, Gina Ortiz Jones Won in Texas Primaries
- March 11, 2018

It also said he "changed his name to Beto". "He's got enough money also to be advertising, but whether or not he can go toe to toe with Cruz at $2, $3, $4 million a week down the stretch of a general election, very much remains to be seen". (more...)
The staggering number of people arrested for terror offences past year The staggering number of people arrested for terror offences past year
- March 11, 2018

On Wednesday, prosecutors told the court said that Hassan had told Home Office officials, 20 months before the Parsons Green attack, that he had been " trained to kill ". 'We will continue to work with them and other agencies to ensure we have a broad response to all forms of terrorism both now and in the future . Part of the increase in arrests was accounted for by large-scale police operations in the wake of the terror attacks. (more...)
Manchester City 'readying bid for Monaco star Thomas Lemar' Manchester City 'readying bid for Monaco star Thomas Lemar'
- March 11, 2018

Liverpool , Arsenal and Chelsea have all been tracking Lemar, but City are preparing to jump to the front of the queue for the France winger. City missed out on Alexis Sanchez and Riyad Mahrez in January, and Pep Guardiola is still in the market for a goal scoring attacker who can operate on the flanks. (more...)
China says no to backdoor deals in new Silk Route
- March 11, 2018

Wang said the worldwide situation is experiencing its biggest change in a century and China and India must do everything to emphasise this and support each other and avoid mutual suspicion and attrition. China's global trade surplus widened to $33.7 billion from January's $20.3 billion. Both Brussels and Beijing voiced hope that a trade war could be averted, and the European Commission raised the prospect that Trump could consider exempting the EU's 28 member states from the measures ... (more...)
FULL SPEECH: Trump signs proclamation on steel, aluminum tariffs FULL SPEECH: Trump signs proclamation on steel, aluminum tariffs
- March 11, 2018

The most recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that consumer prices rose 2.1% year-over-year in January, but as I said earlier, real inflation could be grossly understated. A briefing note prepared for Freeland ahead of the meeting with John Kelly in March 2017, when Kelly was the secretary for homeland security, suggests concerns about steel and aluminum products pre-date the past week's threat of tariffs. (more...)
We'll drop our tariffs if you drop yours — Trump to EU We'll drop our tariffs if you drop yours — Trump to EU
- March 11, 2018

In Sydney, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said there is no case for imposing tariffs on Australian steel. He said "We welcome the Commission announcement of a three-tracked approach - and especially that appropriate, sufficient and swift measures will be taken - to safeguard the interests and jobs in our industry". (more...)
Boston Celtics Announce Forward's Status After Scary Fall Boston Celtics Announce Forward's Status After Scary Fall
- March 11, 2018

The 21-year-old was fouled while finishing a dunk over the Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins with 1:31 remaining in the third quarter, and Brown hit his head and neck on the floor at Target Center. "Got a headache tho (emoji of head bandaged) good team win!" "You never wanna see a guy go down like that". Overall, Brown appears to be OK, although it was unclear when he may return to the court. (more...)
Trump, Pence hold private meeting with NRA Trump, Pence hold private meeting with NRA
- March 11, 2018

The National Rifle Association , one of the most powerful organizations supporting Trump, chided some of the meeting attendees for backing "bad" policies, but stopped short of calling out Trump by name or attacking him over supporting possible Second Amendment violations. (more...)
Impact of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Negotiations Impact of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Negotiations
- March 11, 2018

The United States has long accused China , the world's biggest producer of steel, of flooding cheap steel onto the world market to drive down prices and undermine competition, costing American steel jobs. Trump danced around the question of whether the tariff threat will be used to bully Canada and Mexico at the NAFTA bargaining table. "We fully understand the desire to take action against nations whose unfair trade practices have led to global overcapacities in steel and aluminum, and ... (more...)
National Legislators Conference: 'We only For Development', PM Modi addressed MPs, MLAs National Legislators Conference: 'We only For Development', PM Modi addressed MPs, MLAs
- March 11, 2018

Asserting that budget or resources were not the reason for lack of development but governance was, Modi said good governance, effective implementation of schemes and focused activities were needed for development. Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan , the driving force behind the conference, said: "Though the world community had set the year 2030 for attaining the targets of sustainable development goals, the Indian legislators should endeavour to realise the Prime Minister's vision of ... (more...)
What's Crown Castle International Corp. (CCI) Downside After Forming H&S?
- March 11, 2018

Stillwater Capital Advisors Llc who had been investing in Microsoft Corp for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $743.34B market cap company. ADR MZOR (US: Nasdaq)" published on May 29, 2013 as well as Marketwatch.com's news article titled: "Mazor Robotics Ltd. ADR" with publication date: May 19, 2016. (more...)
Best Memes of Duke & Grayson Allen Losing to North Carolina Best Memes of Duke & Grayson Allen Losing to North Carolina
- March 11, 2018

The play wound up sparking North Carolina more than it did Duke . Then things got weird - and college basketball's greatest rivalry produced another memorable finish. Allen kept the second-seeded Devils in it down the stretch with a three that cut the Carolina lead to six with less than two minutes left. In a move that could easily reference Juvenile's 1999 hit song "Back That Ass Up", Grayson bumped into UNC's Garrison Brooks by literally backing his booty up into him which then ... (more...)
Popping up on Watch-lists are Adobe Systems Incorporated (NASDAQ:ADBE) Shares
- March 11, 2018

The stock increased 3.78% or $5 during the last trading session, reaching $137.28. Shares of ADBE moved upward with change of 10.95% to its 50-day Moving average. (NYSE:R). Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale reported 5,200 shares. Advent Cap Mgmt De owns 55,000 shares. Advantus Capital Mgmt Inc holds 0.19% or 50,092 shares. (more...)
Power crisis slows Europe's clocks Power crisis slows Europe's clocks
- March 11, 2018

Now, however, the two neighbours have been accused of disturbing Europe's digital clock system. ENTSO-E warned that if Serbia and Kosovo failed to reach a political solution, there would still be a risk of deviation. The two countries share the old Yugoslavian power grid, but due to their disagreement, Serbia can't stop Kosovo from drawing more power than it generates, ENTSO-E said. (more...)
White House releases graphic video showcasing video game violence White House releases graphic video showcasing video game violence
- March 11, 2018

At the meeting on Thursday, to thrash out any potential connection between video games and actual violence, the above video was shown. Melissa Henson attended on behalf of the Parents Television Council , a non-profit organization that believes violence in movies and television is a contributing factor in school shootings and other violent acts. (more...)
Snow hits NE Ohio, causing some morning commute issues Snow hits NE Ohio, causing some morning commute issues
- March 11, 2018

The region may be brushed by light rain and snow. Snow is likely to turn to rain in the mountains of North Carolina and Tennesseeon Sunday. NOR'EASTER 2Scenario 1:We're impacted! This portion of the lower mid-Atlantic coast has potential for snow to fall at a heavy rate. (more...)
An affront to allies: U.S. partners blast Trump trade tariffs An affront to allies: U.S. partners blast Trump trade tariffs
- March 11, 2018

While Trump has tweeted that he will show flexibility to countries that treat the United States fairly on trade a military issues, it seems with this administration, anything can change. "The cost of a trade war will be tremendous and it will make everyone unhappy", Junichi Makino, chief economist at SMBC Nikko Securities in Tokyo, said in a report on Friday. (more...)
On North Korea, Donald Trump Does the Right Thing, for Once On North Korea, Donald Trump Does the Right Thing, for Once
- March 11, 2018

Two South Korean officials had dinner with Kim Jong-un this week in North Korea - that was itself significant. South Korean representatives in Washington led by Chung Eui-yong, head of National Security Office, delivered to Trump a letter which Kim had handed to him on Monday during their meeting in Pyongyang. (more...)
Atkins: Trade war begins at home for GOP Atkins: Trade war begins at home for GOP
- March 11, 2018

Trade deficits are influenced by a multiplicity of factors including macroeconomic dynamics, efficiency-productivity figures and global competitiveness levels. Surrounded by steel and aluminum workers holding hard hats, Trump cast his action as necessary to protect industries "ravaged by aggressive foreign trade practices". (more...)
Quebec Doctors Protest Their Own Pay Raise Quebec Doctors Protest Their Own Pay Raise
- March 11, 2018

Canadian doctors are protesting for receiving pay raises that they believe they shouldn't get. "We, Quebec doctors , are asking that the salary increases granted to physicians be cancelled and that the resources of the system be better distributed for the good of the healthcare workers and to provide health services worthy to the people of Quebec", the letter said. (more...)
ED asked not to arrest Karti Chidambaram for now ED asked not to arrest Karti Chidambaram for now
- March 11, 2018

He appealed to the Supreme Court not to give any ruling without hearing him if the ED challenges Delhi High court's interim order in the case on Friday giving him protection from arrest. Meanwhile, the CBI court has also asked the investigation agency to file Karti's bail application which will be heard on March 15. Kartis father, P Chidambaram, and his mother Nalini Chidambaram, also a senior advocate, were present in the courtroom and were allowed to meet him for 15 minutes after the ... (more...)
Analyst Opinion Summary: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL), Perrigo Company plc (PRGO) Analyst Opinion Summary: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL), Perrigo Company plc (PRGO)
- March 11, 2018

It has outperformed by 47.84% the S&P500. Raymond James & Associates increased its stake in Ani Pharmaceuticals Inc (ANIP) by 358.52% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NasdaqGS: MRVL ) is 0.483396. Credit Suisse Ag has 732,567 shares. Marvell Technology Group Ltd .is a semiconductor provider of application-specific standard products. (more...)
Oakland Cafe Won't Serve Cops, 'For Emotional Safety Of Customers' Oakland Cafe Won't Serve Cops, 'For Emotional Safety Of Customers'
- March 11, 2018

The Oakland police officer's association has sent a letter to the coffee shop asking to open a dialogue about their policy. A post on the shop's Instagram account referenced an exchange with a uniformed officer on February 16. Kari, one of three owners described in an interview that they want the "autonomy to run a space the way we want and that fits the community we're apart of". (more...)

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