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Trump announces tariffs, unswayed by warnings Trump announces tariffs, unswayed by warnings
- March 11, 2018

The EU said in a statement that both Brussels and Tokyo had serious concerns about the US tariffs. The tariffs would "seriously impact the normal order of worldwide trade", the ministry said. Energy companies from the oil, gas, solar and wind sectors spoke out against the tariffs, saying they will increase the cost of infrastructure projects and could derail Trump's "energy dominance" agenda. (more...)
Passport details mandatory for bank loans of Rs. 50 cr and more Passport details mandatory for bank loans of Rs. 50 cr and more
- March 11, 2018

This is a preventive step to avoid flight of economic offenders and banks to collect passport details of all new borrowers of loans in excess of Rs 50 crore, he said. The Bill provides for confiscating all assets of absconding fraudsters and loan defaulters to recover dues in a bid to tighten noose around fugitives like diamond merchant Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya. (more...)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) SVP Sells $723750.00 in Stock
- March 11, 2018

The stock decreased 1.09% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $11.84. About 76.01 million shares traded or 36.68% up from the average. Finance Advisers Lc invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Advanced Micro Devices, Inc . Investigating the productivity proportions of "Company1" stock, the speculator will discover its ROE, ROA, ROI remaining at 8.2%, 0.2% and 0.1%, individually. (more...)
Trump discusses violence with video game execs and critics Trump discusses violence with video game execs and critics
- March 11, 2018

Washington most recently focused on video game violence in the aftermath of the shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut in 2013. "I think that they know that kids are playing these games and [that] children do have ready access to violent video games". Villanova University researcher Patrick Markey actually found the opposite to be true in a 2014 study . (more...)
Trump's planned meeting with North Korea 'talks' but not 'negotiations': Tillerson Trump's planned meeting with North Korea 'talks' but not 'negotiations': Tillerson
- March 11, 2018

According to a senior administration official, Trump may meet the North Korean leader in couple of months. Madeleine Albright is the highest-level USA official to visit North Korea while in office. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said Trump's firm stance on North Korea gave the best hope in decades to resolve the threat peacefully. In December, the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to impose additional sanctions on North Korea because of its missile tests, the third ... (more...)
Ex-Trump aide finishes hours of Russian Federation probe grand jury testimony Ex-Trump aide finishes hours of Russian Federation probe grand jury testimony
- March 11, 2018

A former Trump campaign adviser who called special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation a "witch hunt" a week ago has changed his tune. "They did a very good job of making it a circus", he told Fox News. His appearance marked a turnabout from extraordinary public statements Monday when Nunberg, in multiple interviews , balked at complying with a subpoena that sought his appearance before the grand jury as well as correspondence with other campaign officials. (more...)
'Suspicious' death of SUNY student from Long Island under investigation 'Suspicious' death of SUNY student from Long Island under investigation
- March 11, 2018

An global search is now underway for the man police are calling a person of interest in a homicide investigation in Binghamton. Police say a male nursing student linked romantically to Anderson a person of interest, but he left on a flight out of the country before the body was found. (more...)
When a horse walks into a Miami bar it's no joke When a horse walks into a Miami bar it's no joke
- March 11, 2018

The horse appears to slip and fall on the crowded dance floor, causing the animal to panic and begin bucking the woman off its back. " I was disgusted and offended that any legitimate businessperson would think this was an appropriate action to take , " Morales said in a statement. (more...)
West Virginia public schools closed despite deal that was to end strike West Virginia public schools closed despite deal that was to end strike
- March 11, 2018

West Virginia teachers at the steps of the state Capitol Feb. 26, 2018, during a strike for better pay. This piece was first published on West Virginia Public Broadcasting . The two bills will now have to be reconciled. However, the Senate voted 20-14 to send the legislation with raises to its Finance Committee instead of quickly voting on it as the House did the night before. (more...)
Tusk threat to 'freeze' Brexit talks until Irish get deal
- March 11, 2018

The dire warning was accompanied by a brutal putdown of Philip Hammond over his plea to include financial services in a bumper trade deal. "I fully respect the Chancellor's competence in defining what's in the UK's interest". But pro-EU politicians welcome Mr Tusk's tough talking, and accused the Government of failing to "come clean" over the impact of Brexit on the peace process. (more...)
Major forest fire in TN: Over 20 students trapped, rescue operations underway Major forest fire in TN: Over 20 students trapped, rescue operations underway
- March 11, 2018

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman told ANI 20 students were caught in the blaze and that at least 10-15 students had been rescued. The Indian Air Force (IAF) had been pressed into action to rescue several students caught in a forest fire near Kurangani hills in Theni district of Tamil Nadu, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharman said. (more...)
Clinton impeachment lawyer met with Trump about White House job Clinton impeachment lawyer met with Trump about White House job
- March 11, 2018

Ty Cobb , a White House lawyer who had been leading Trump's response to the probe, has been predicting that special counsel Robert Mueller III's probe is nearly over. In one case, Trump asked White House counsel Don McGahn to deny reporting that the president wanted him to fire Mueller past year, and on another occasion, Trump reportedly asked his former chief of staff Reince Priebus if his interviewers were "nice". (more...)
Trump reacts to 'chaos in White House' Trump reacts to 'chaos in White House'
- March 11, 2018

The 29-year-old White House staffer refused to answer most of the committee's questions, but when Rep. Jim Himes (D-Conn.) asked her about her campaign correspondences, Hicks revealed that one of her email accounts had been hacked, several people present for the testimony told NBC News . (more...)
European Union seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by USA tariffs European Union seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by USA tariffs
- March 11, 2018

Last week, President Trump announced plans to levy a 25% tariff on steel imports to the United States and a 10% tariff on aluminium. Malmstrom said in a tweet: "The EU is a close ally of the USA and we continue to be of the view that the EU should be excluded from these measures". (more...)
Russian Air force Successfully Fires Hypersonic Missile Russian Air force Successfully Fires Hypersonic Missile
- March 11, 2018

The ministry announced in the statement "MiG-31 jet of the Russian Aerospace Forces conducted a test launch of hypersonic aviation and missile system Kinzhal in a set district". The test came days after President Vladimir Putin showcased Russia's new strategic weapons, including nuclear-powered submarine drones, massive intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) with hyper-sonic warheads, cruise missiles and a ground-based laser weapon that had already entered service. (more...)
China has no need or intention to replace US: Chinese FM China has no need or intention to replace US: Chinese FM
- March 11, 2018

China has responded positively to the developments, as one would expect. The Foreign Minister was most upbeat over China-Russia relations, saying: "I have great confidence in this relationship, due to the close relationship between the two Presidents and our common position on many issues". (more...)
Eric: Rain overnight, more Sunday night Eric: Rain overnight, more Sunday night
- March 11, 2018

This could lead to coastal flooding/overwash. It will be cooler Monday with the rain in place. As the storm system pulls offshore there is a slight chance that we could see frozen precipitation late Monday. It will be breezy, winds out of the northeast at 10 to 20 miles per hour. Forecasting models are not consistent with snow totals, but it has been indicated that lower totals should be expected. (more...)
Turkish-backed rebels advance on Kurdish-held Syrian town Turkish-backed rebels advance on Kurdish-held Syrian town
- March 11, 2018

The statement said that the terror group members were plotting an attack on the Turkish military and their bases in the region. Turkish forces are just a few hundred metres away from the north-eastern edge of Afrin, and also have troops on the eastern and southwest sides of the city, the organisation said. (more...)
Large Anti-Abortion Rally Held in Dublin Ahead of Referendum Large Anti-Abortion Rally Held in Dublin Ahead of Referendum
- March 11, 2018

A referendum is expected to take place in late May or early June on whether to replace or retain the amendment which guarantees the right to life of the unborn. However the repeal group Together for Yes said it wanted to highlight the plight of the nine women travelling from Ireland to Britain for an abortion today. (more...)
GOP chairman urges Trump to change direction on tariffs GOP chairman urges Trump to change direction on tariffs
- March 11, 2018

During a news conference in Atlanta on Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) was asked for his thoughts about news that President Trump's personal lawyer made a $130,000 hush payment just days before the 2016 election to an adult film actress who allegedly had an affair with Trump - a payment that the White House accidentally admitted on Wednesday the president was involved in . (more...)
Elizabeth Warren Not Running for President, Unless She Does Elizabeth Warren Not Running for President, Unless She Does
- March 11, 2018

Warren has been a critic of President Trump . At the same time, she deflected when asked if she would complete her full Senate term if she wins reelection. Rob Gray, a Republican political analyst, said the criticism could hurt Warren more if it came from a rival Democrat. Think Mitt Romney's 2007 speech to quell concerns about his Mormon faith or Obama's 2008 address about race. (more...)
Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi re-elected as General Secretary of RSS for 3 years Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi re-elected as General Secretary of RSS for 3 years
- March 11, 2018

However, speculation is rife that joint general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale could replace Mr Joshi , whose third term at the post is coming to an end. " Akhil Bharatiya Pratinidhi Sabha (ABPS) has elected Bhaiyyaji as Sar Karyawaha again unanimously for a three-year term". "His tenure will continue till 2021", he said. (more...)
UP shocker: Jhansi doctors use amputated leg as pillow, probe ordered UP shocker: Jhansi doctors use amputated leg as pillow, probe ordered
- March 11, 2018

College principal Dr Sadhna Kaushik had said the severed leg couldn't be attached back since the tissue was "dead" and said the patient's family got him discharged. The man, who was a cleaner in a school bus, had sustained serious injuries when the bus carrying children of a private school turned turtle in a bid to avoid a collision with a tractor in Mauranipur area in Jhansi district on Saturday. (more...)
No vote to be held today on pension reform bill
- March 11, 2018

Millions that was budged to promote commerce, new business and tourism in the state had to be slashed. Senate Bill 273, originally proposed by Gov. The Senate concurred with the House's changes and passed the budget in a 34-0 vote. But both plan to run for open congressional seats this year. The House left its revenue diversions in its bill. (more...)
Campaign ends today for Gorakhpur, Phulpur bypolls Campaign ends today for Gorakhpur, Phulpur bypolls
- March 11, 2018

The bypoll was necessitated after Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath vacated the Gorakhpur seat, following his election to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council. The party has fielded Manish Mishra from Phulpur. Adityanath has termed the byelections a rehearsal for the 2019 Lok Sabha election. Campaigning for the high-pitched battle in Gorakhpur and Phulpur bypolls ended on Friday. (more...)
Bihar Bye-elections 2018: Araria, Bhabhua And Jehanabad go to Polls Today Bihar Bye-elections 2018: Araria, Bhabhua And Jehanabad go to Polls Today
- March 11, 2018

Addressing an election rally at Narpatganj in Araria , Rai, a Lok Sabha MP from Ujiarpur, said, "If Sarfaraz (Alam, the RJD candidate) wins this election, Araria will become a hub of ISI". The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded former mayor of Varanasi, Kaushlendra Singh Patel as its candidate from Phulpur while Upendra Shukla would contest from Gorakhpur. (more...)
Ciobo leaves door open to broader pushback against Trump's tariffs Ciobo leaves door open to broader pushback against Trump's tariffs
- March 11, 2018

However, Trump indicated that the Australian could be the third country. Trump said Friday that his Australian counterpart "is committed to having a very fair and reciprocal military and trade relationship". Norman, who is friends with Trump, and other prominent Australian business leaders reportedly reminded the president that the US has a trade surplus with Australia. (more...)
Hope Hicks Reportedly Told Lawmakers Her Email Account Was Hacked Hope Hicks Reportedly Told Lawmakers Her Email Account Was Hacked
- March 11, 2018

Hope Hicks , who resigned her post last week as White House Communications Director, told the House Intelligence Committee that one of her email accounts was hacked . Hicks reportedly told the committee that she sometimes tells "white lies", and when asked if she had ever lied on Trump's behalf, she took 10 minutes to confer with her lawyer before answering that she hadn't done so with respect to the Russian Federation investigation. (more...)
Ink thrown at Khawaja Asif during workers convention in Sialkot Ink thrown at Khawaja Asif during workers convention in Sialkot
- March 11, 2018

Immediately after the incident, furious PML-N workers nabbed the perpetrator and manhandled him before handing him over to the police. The shoe hurled by a man hit him between the neck and shoulder. The man, Bilal Haris, stood up from his seat as Iqbal arrived on stage to address the convention in Aliabad area. He then hurled a shoe at Iqbal, which reportedly touched his arm. (more...)
Virginia Delegation Considers Gun Control And School Safety Measures Virginia Delegation Considers Gun Control And School Safety Measures
- March 11, 2018

We must find a compromise between those who despise government intrusion and those who believe certain forms of government serve the common good. "And, you know, I have three school age children so obviously it's a great concern". No one ever expects this to happen to them. Furthermore, assailants often have access to body armor. How many such guns should someone be able to purchase? "Even more damning was their accusation in another post from February 22, where they claimed that Dana ... (more...)

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