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Mizzou returns to NCAA Tournament for first time in 5 seasons Mizzou returns to NCAA Tournament for first time in 5 seasons
- March 12, 2018

Although he's averaged 14 points a game this season and is tied for 3rd in the SEC in 3-point-shot percentage and 2nd in free throw percentage, Barnett is coming off one of his worst games of the season, in Thursday's first-round loss in the SEC Tournament in St. (more...)
Mexico says Nafta talks separate from Trump's tariffs policy Mexico says Nafta talks separate from Trump's tariffs policy
- March 12, 2018

The dollar pared gains in late US trading following that news, while the Canadian dollar CAD= and Mexican peso MXN= trimmed their losses versus the greenback. But anxiety about a deterioration in global trade limited the dollar rebound with some traders favoring the yen as a safe haven, analysts said. "We are the leading primary metal supplier for those products that are used to manufacture for example the Ford F150", said Gagnon. (more...)
Helicopter upside down in the East River Helicopter upside down in the East River
- March 12, 2018

At least one person has been rescued. It is reportedly upside down in the water. The helicopter slammed into the water at about 7.15pm local time near Gracie Mansion, the official residence of the Mayor of NY. Roughly an hour after the crash, emergency services were still searching for the five people who were believed to be trapped on board when it sank. (more...)
Sen. Jeff Flake: Donald Trump needs conservative 2020 challenger Sen. Jeff Flake: Donald Trump needs conservative 2020 challenger
- March 12, 2018

Outgoing Sen. Jeff Flake is among more than a 100 Republican members of Congress who unsuccessfully urged President Trump to reconsider the broad levies on steel and aluminum imports. On the tariffs, Flake said Trump had introduced "dual poisons" for the economy , by erecting new trade barriers and then introducing uncertainty by suggesting he might make some exceptions for certain countries. (more...)
Trump to EU: We'll drop our tariffs if you drop yours Trump to EU: We'll drop our tariffs if you drop yours
- March 12, 2018

The steel tariff threat was seen by many to be an attempt by the Trump administration to pressure Canada and Mexico to complete the NAFTA talks - giving in to other us demands or giving up some of their own -rather than risk the punishing steel and aluminum duties. (more...)
Trump unleashed at raucous rally for embattled Pennsylvania Republican Trump unleashed at raucous rally for embattled Pennsylvania Republican
- March 12, 2018

Donald Trump Jr.is set to rally voters on Monday. Mr Trump also said he hoped to run for re-election against Oprah Winfrey, although the entertainer has ruled out a run. But he'll likely vote with the Democrats most of the time. There is no sign of Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone on Sherwood Drive. (more...)
Hunt for tourists on a Queensland crime spree Hunt for tourists on a Queensland crime spree
- March 12, 2018

According to local news agency 9 News , who have posted several images of the men and women who are among the nine people wanted by police, twelve offences have been reported to police in the Brisbane and Gold Coasts areas since January. Much of the theft is said to be done by the women, who are using the prams of their small children to hide stolen goods in stores. The women have also scammed restaurateurs, getting free food and drinks by claiming they found hair or glass in their food. (more...)
Trudeau confident about Canada's position over U.S. tariff threat Trudeau confident about Canada's position over U.S. tariff threat
- March 12, 2018

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday. Announcing the move Trump leaned on a little-used and decades old national security clause in U.S. USA steel- and aluminum-consuming industries sharply criticized the tariffs as damaging them with higher costs. US Steel was down 3.2% at $42.92 Friday afternoon. (more...)
United Kingdom minister says U.S. tariffs 'wrong way' to resolve trade issues United Kingdom minister says U.S. tariffs 'wrong way' to resolve trade issues
- March 12, 2018

Trump struck an unusually optimistic tone on the fate of the North American Free Trade Agreement , but repeated his threat to quit the pact if the talks fall short. There are about 1,100 pounds of steel and 400 pounds of aluminum in the average two-ton US vehicle, according to the Center for Automotive Research, an industry think tank in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (more...)
Trump imposes Trump imposes "flexible" steel and aluminum tariffs
- March 12, 2018

Asian stock markets rose in early trading on relief that Trump's measures were not more severe. "It's going to be a very fair process, it's going to be very fair to other countries - especially those that treat us well", he said . In a statement , the White House said: "Modification or removal of the tariffs would be possible if alternative means are agreed upon to ensure imports from a country no longer threaten to impair our national security". (more...)
US Trading Partners, Businesses Say Trump's Tariffs Will Backfire US Trading Partners, Businesses Say Trump's Tariffs Will Backfire
- March 12, 2018

By offering countries a way to escape the tariffs, Trump might have eased the risk of a destructive trade war. "I will immediately draft and introduce legislation to nullify these tariffs, and I urge my colleagues to pass it before this exercise in protectionism inflicts any more damage on the economy". (more...)
Jeff Flake: Trump Needs To Be Challenged In GOP Primary Jeff Flake: Trump Needs To Be Challenged In GOP Primary
- March 12, 2018

I will immediately draft and introduce legislation to nullify these tariffs , and I urge my colleagues to pass it before this exercise in protectionism inflicts any more damage on the economy". But Flake said that was not enough and Congress must act. The proposal has no co-sponsors, and Republicans have not warmed to the idea of limiting executive powers on trade just yet. (more...)
President Trump's lawyer secured a restraining order against porn star Stormy Daniels President Trump's lawyer secured a restraining order against porn star Stormy Daniels
- March 12, 2018

Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, received the money in October 2016 in return for her promise to keep quiet about the extramarital affair she says Trump had with her in 2006 and 2007. When asked yesterday about whether the president approved the $130,000 payment to Daniels in exchange for her silence, Sanders made the admission. "And anything beyond that, I would refer you to the president's outside counsel". (more...)
Lottery: Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots both over $300M Lottery: Powerball, Mega Millions jackpots both over $300M
- March 11, 2018

The next Lotto 47 drawing is Wednesday, Mar. 14 at 7:29 p.m. with a jackpot of $1.9 million. A single winning ticket worth $559.7 million was sold in New Hampshire. The odds of winning Powerball are 1 in 292.2 million. In fact, no one matched all six numbers. A Powerball ticket costs $2. Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. (more...)
Stormy Daniels says Trump scandal good for business Stormy Daniels says Trump scandal good for business
- March 11, 2018

Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, filed suit against Trump this week alleging he hadn't signed a nondisclosure agreement that would have prevented her from discussing their alleged sexual affair . She said the ongoing saga has boosted her visibility and immediate career prospects. "I'm one of the most successful adult movie directors in the business", she said. (more...)
Australia set to secure exemption from US tariffs Australia set to secure exemption from US tariffs
- March 11, 2018

Turnbull's government reacted with shock last week when Trump announced that the USA would be imposing stiff tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. Australian steel and aluminum to the United States were worth just over A$400 million a year ago, government data shows. Mr Trump appears to be using the threat of tariffs as leverage to win better deals for the USA as it renegotiates the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico and force North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ... (more...)
Winter Storm Watch for Entire Area Winter Storm Watch for Entire Area
- March 11, 2018

Heavy snow or a wintry mix of precipitation is possible across parts of western and central Virginia as a snowstorm expected to make its way up the East Coast moves through. The rain and light snow could continue into the night Monday, though new snow accumulation should stay at less than an inch. Travel could become hard Tuesday morning, and only improving slightly Tuesday evening. (more...)
Taliban attacks Afghan soldiers in Farah, killing at least 24 Taliban attacks Afghan soldiers in Farah, killing at least 24
- March 11, 2018

Farid Bakhtawar, head of the provincial council, said seven army commandos and eight police were killed in the Bala Buluk district after a predawn attack by the Taliban. In recent months, Farah province has witnessed an increase in attacks by insurgents against security forces and local officials have requested the deployment of more forces in the province. (more...)
Malcolm Turnbull says United States set to grant Australia tariff exemption Malcolm Turnbull says United States set to grant Australia tariff exemption
- March 11, 2018

But Mr Turnbull denied the two countries were working on a new "security" agreement, saying Mr Trump was referring to the legal paperwork and proclamation that will now follow to put the exemption in place. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has just spoken with congressional leader Paul Ryan and Canadian Ambassador David MacNaughton was to dine tonight with USA national security adviser H.R. (more...)
Trump minaccia l'Ue: Trump minaccia l'Ue: "Giù le tariffe o tassiamo auto e altro"
- March 11, 2018

Grande deficit! Altrimenti tasseremo le automobili ecc. Nell'intervento a sostegno del candidato repubblicano che rischia di perdere il seggio alle elezioni suppletive nella stessa zona dove il presidente straccio' la rivale, Hillary Clinton , con un distacco a doppia cifra, Trump ha parlato a tutto campo e a ruota libera (dalla Corea del Nord alle prossime presidenziali: ha gia' coniato il nuovo slogan). (more...)
UK Police Investigating 'Punish a Muslim Day' Letters Received Across Country UK Police Investigating 'Punish a Muslim Day' Letters Received Across Country
- March 11, 2018

The letter reads: "They have hurt you, they have made your loved ones suffer". "Sheep follow orders and are easily led". It adds: "Only you can help turn this thing around, only you have the power". "They are inciting violence against the Muslim community", she said. It said the letter had "clearly originated from a disaffected section of society" but had to be treated seriously "as it may very well get into the hands of other like-minded people who are looking for a prompt to act". (more...)
Florida governor signs gun control bill dubbed 'baby step' by students Florida governor signs gun control bill dubbed 'baby step' by students
- March 11, 2018

The US National Rifles Association ( NRA ) has sued Florida after Governor Rick Scott signed a gun control legislation. "We filed a lawsuit against the state for violating the constitutional rights of 18 to 21 year olds", an NRA lobbyist told the Tallahassee Democrat . (more...)
Chuck Todd responds to Trump's 'son of a bitch' slam Chuck Todd responds to Trump's 'son of a bitch' slam
- March 11, 2018

Trump laid into other news networks during his remarks, saying that CNN has worse ratings than Fox News and harshly criticizing NBC and MSNBC. "He's using those vulgarities in the context of a campaign rally". Todd had already winked at the comments in a tweet promoting Meet the Press , writing, "Don't miss @MeetThePress tomorrow!" Trump supporter Collin Rugg accused the left of " losing their minds " when Trump fights back, despite liberals " spending all day attacking and slandering " ... (more...)
Turkey protesters close Manchester Piccadilly station Turkey protesters close Manchester Piccadilly station
- March 11, 2018

It said "major disruption" is expected until 16:30 BST. All lines are now blocked at Manchester Piccadilly, which is one of the country's busiest rail stations. It is believed the protesters are in support of the YPG (People's Protection Units), a Kurdish militia group. All trains at the station will remain until the station opens. (more...)
Iran plane crash: Turkish private jet 'catches fire' Iran plane crash: Turkish private jet 'catches fire'
- March 11, 2018

The aircraft was a Canadian-made Bombardier CL-600, according to the Iranian news agency Tasnim . The semi-official Fars news agency said the plane took off from Sharjah International Airport on its way to Istanbul. The plane was also carrying three crew, an official for Turkey's transport ministry said. The plane crash is the second to happen in the country over a matter of weeks. (more...)
Saudi Arabia Signs Memorandum with United Kingdom to Purchase 48 Typhoon Aircraft Saudi Arabia Signs Memorandum with United Kingdom to Purchase 48 Typhoon Aircraft
- March 11, 2018

Prince Mohammed and the British Minister of Defense signed two memorandums and coordinated arrangements to strengthen defense capabilities and deepen cooperation and partnership through the transfer of technology, industrial partnership, training, research and development and technical consultation in accordance with Vision 2030. (more...)
Setback for AIADMK as Delhi HC allows Dhinakaran's plea for symbol Setback for AIADMK as Delhi HC allows Dhinakaran's plea for symbol
- March 11, 2018

Chennai: After a series of legal skirmishes over allotment of a party symbol, sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran on Sunday said that he would announce the name of his political party and unveil the flag in Madurai later this week. Another reason given by the court to reject the Palaniswami-Panneerselvam groups contention was that there had been "no final determination of the question as to which is the splinter group and which group truly/actually represents the AIADMK party". (more...)
'Keep America Great!', Donald Trump morphs campaign slogan for 2020 'Keep America Great!', Donald Trump morphs campaign slogan for 2020
- March 11, 2018

President Donald Trump made it clear how important he considers Tuesday's special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District. "He's an extraordinary person", Mr. He added that Lamb's party leadership opposes his protectionist policy. "They had state judges that are Democrats change your voting districts - what kind of stuff is that?" A Saccone loss would be the first loss of a Republican seat in the House of Representatives since Trump took office in January 2017, although ... (more...)
Jay Williams Is Talking About Rick Pitino to Georgia Jay Williams Is Talking About Rick Pitino to Georgia
- March 11, 2018

Pitino was sacked by Louisville in the offseason for his alleged role in the adidas pay-for-play scandal. Pitino, 65, was sacked last October after Louisville was entangled in the FBI's investigation into corruption in college basketball and just last month reportedly said he was "finished" with coaching . (more...)
Trump says goodbye to 'globalist' economic adviser Gary Cohn Trump says goodbye to 'globalist' economic adviser Gary Cohn
- March 11, 2018

The term " globalist " evolved from a mere dogwhistle into an outright slur when white nationalist hub Breitbart used the term to describe Cohn in September, and mimicked the white supremacist code for Jewish people by bracketing it with three globe emojis. (more...)

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