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Austrian knife attacker shot dead outside ambassador's house Austrian knife attacker shot dead outside ambassador's house
- March 12, 2018

He was believed to have fired his weapon at least four times. It is not known if the Iranian ambassador was in residence during the attack. The unnamed soldier is in his early 20s and received non-life-threatening injuries to his left upper arm, said Soros. (more...)
NCAA Tournament: West Regional Preview
- March 12, 2018

He has averaged 19.5 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game and scored efficiently from all over the floor. Otzelberger, meanwhile, has taken South Dakota State to two straight Big Dances in his first two seasons as a head coach . (more...)
Myanmar militarises Rakhine state after ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Myanmar militarises Rakhine state after ethnic cleansing of Rohingya
- March 12, 2018

The government of Myanmar has yet to respond to the report . Amnesty says that while the picture its new report presents "is only partial, the situation raises urgent concerns about its implications for the future of the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya.as well as the tens of thousands who continue to live in the region". (more...)
Trump Optimistic on Nafta as Canada, Mexico Dodge Metals Tariffs Trump Optimistic on Nafta as Canada, Mexico Dodge Metals Tariffs
- March 12, 2018

The new tariffs on steel and aluminum proposed by President Donald Trump will go into effect on March 23, 2018. Financial markets have rallied off their lows on expectations the measures may be watered down in the face of an intense lobbying effort from leading Republicans, although so far Trump has stuck to his guns in public. (more...)
Trump may exempt more countries from tariffs: Treasury's Mnuchin Trump may exempt more countries from tariffs: Treasury's Mnuchin
- March 12, 2018

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday there was a "level of confidence" that the country's close relationship with the United States would protect it from US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. If the USA leaves NAFTA and all sides raise their steel tariffs, the US would certainly destroy its trade surplus with NAFTA. There is no doubt that China is dumping aluminum and steel into the USA market and that American workers are not competing on a level playing field. (more...)
Camila Mendes, Lili Reinhart call out 'Cosmo PH' for photoshopping their images Camila Mendes, Lili Reinhart call out 'Cosmo PH' for photoshopping their images
- March 12, 2018

Actress Lili Reinhart took to Instagram on Thursday to slam Cosmopolitan Philippines for editing her waist in images uploaded to the publication's social media pages. "So, like every other day, women....go kick some ass", she wrote. The posts have been deleted from Cosmopolitan Philippines' Instagram account, per Refinery29. (more...)
Ryan: Trump's planned steel, aluminum tariffs too broad Ryan: Trump's planned steel, aluminum tariffs too broad
- March 12, 2018

If Mr Trump's actions trigger a global trade war, with steeper barriers erected against more imports, as a trading nation we are bound to find ourselves exposed. Republicans have been hard pressed to support Mr. Trump's import tariffs , which many argue could have negative impacts on the USA economy. French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday the European Union must "react quickly" to United States plans that clearly breached WTO rules. (more...)
Donald Trump Meets Experts To Discuss Violence In Video Games Donald Trump Meets Experts To Discuss Violence In Video Games
- March 12, 2018

Chile's Foreign Affairs Minister Heraldo Munoz said the agreement was a strong signal "against protectionist pressures, in favour of a world open to trade, without unilateral sanctions and without the threat of trade wars". The EU was clear on Friday that it views tariffs and defense as separate. The EU and China are large enough customers that a disruption in trade would impact global prices. (more...)
Bucks sign Jennings to 10-day contract Bucks sign Jennings to 10-day contract
- March 12, 2018

Spears . Jennings, 28, most recently played for the Wisconsin Herd, the National Basketball Association G League affiliate of the Milwaukee Bucks . His best campaign came in 2011-12 when he put up 19.1 points, 5.5 assists and 3.4 rebounds per game for the Bucks. During his years with the Bucks, Jennings averaged 17.4 points, three rebounds, and six assists in over 30 minutes of play. (more...)
Steel stocks down following Trump's decision to slap tariffs on imports Steel stocks down following Trump's decision to slap tariffs on imports
- March 12, 2018

But after two-way talks with Lighthizer, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem tweeted: "No immediate clarity on the exact USA procedure for exemption however, so discussions will continue next week". Ag Week reports that Perdue said he told the president about declining incomes for ag producers over the past four years, and turned it into an opportunity to point out the same part of the country that voted for Trump has seen their income drop have anxieties over the future of NAFTA ... (more...)
Ya'alon accuses Netanyahu of trying to control Army Radio Ya'alon accuses Netanyahu of trying to control Army Radio
- March 12, 2018

He then reiterated that he still wants the current government to finish its term but stressed, "For that to happen, all parties must reach an agreement and choose to carry on together". The problems at this time appear to originate with Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (Yisrael Beiteinu) and the prime minister, who continue to demand additional commitments from the Haredim to stay away from any issues of state and religion conflicts - demands that appear to bait the Haredim into walking ... (more...)
Trump pushing gun reform proposals that include age limit increase on purchases Trump pushing gun reform proposals that include age limit increase on purchases
- March 12, 2018

DeVos said that "far too often, the focus" after such tragedies "has been only on the most contentious fights, the things that have divided people and sent them into their entrenched corners". And he said the White House was encouraging Congress to pass a bill introduced by Sens. The federal government will also conduct an audit of the FBI tip line after the agency did not follow protocol in how it handled two warnings about Nikolas Cruz, who is charged with the Parkland killings. (more...)
Trudeau confident about Canada's position over United States tariff threat
- March 12, 2018

Stressing the need for "flexibility" while protecting the country's national security, Trump also said that other countries could negotiate bilaterally with the United States to get exemptions and reductions in their tariff rates. Trudeau will visit four cities in Quebec, southern Ontario and Saskatchewan, all of which are home to steel and aluminum workers. South Korea invoked its role in trying to defang North Korea. (more...)
Trump Says US to Quit Iran Deal if Significant Changes Not Made Trump Says US to Quit Iran Deal if Significant Changes Not Made
- March 12, 2018

The president told Netanyahu during their White House meeting last week that the three nations have only proposed "cosmetic changes" that don't go far enough, the news outlet reported on Sunday. "The diplomatic talks focused mainly on Iran". Another round of talks is expected to begin on Thursday in Berlin. Trump hosted Netanyahu and his wife at the White House on Monday. (more...)
West Ham co-owner 'hit by coin' in crowd trouble West Ham co-owner 'hit by coin' in crowd trouble
- March 12, 2018

Two more fans then encroached on the pitch and were led away by West Ham defender James Collins . West Ham dominated the first half in which Burnley's keeper Nick Pope made several fine saves but everything turned sour at the London Stadium after the break. (more...)
European Union to take 'Ireland first' stance in Brexit talks
- March 12, 2018

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". Mr Maugham successfully raised the sum within three days, and will put it towards fighting an appeal to refer the case from the Netherlands to Luxembourg. (more...)
Trump praises drug-dealer death penalty at political rally Trump praises drug-dealer death penalty at political rally
- March 12, 2018

Charlie Dent said last week. And in a district that, though he won by 20 points in 2016, is now a swing district? For Trump, it is not just Republican control of the House that is in danger. Trump is making the case that a person can get the death penalty or life in prison for shooting a single person, but a drug dealer can kill thousands and spend little or no time in jail. (more...)
Georgia State Panthers win Sun Belt, head to NCAA tournament Georgia State Panthers win Sun Belt, head to NCAA tournament
- March 12, 2018

They meet again. The Georgia Southern Eagles defeated Louisiana Monroe 63-55 hours after the Panthers won on the same court. Brown scored 23 points, went 9-14 from the free throw line and led the game with five assists. State Rivalry Series and now holds a 11.5-1.5 lead. UT Arlington comes in riding a give-game winning streak with victories against the top three teams in the conference during that span. (more...)
Arizona, Arizona State Make NCAA Tournament Arizona, Arizona State Make NCAA Tournament
- March 12, 2018

Tournament action will kick off with the First Four on Tuesday and Wednesday before the rest of the field tips off on Thursday and Friday. The idea is not to be the smartest player in the room with the most upset picks in an effort to show off your considerable basketball knowledge. (more...)
UEFA charge PSG and Basel for fan disturbances UEFA charge PSG and Basel for fan disturbances
- March 12, 2018

Top scorer Edinson Cavani was suspended for the game and Emery made five changes to the side that lost 2-1 to Real Madrid, giving French youngster Nkunku a second consecutive league start this campaign after he scored in last week's 2-0 win at Troyes. (more...)
Daycare owner gets 21 years for drugging kids to go tanning Daycare owner gets 21 years for drugging kids to go tanning
- March 12, 2018

The sentencing hearing came almost one year after police investigators found seven children under 5 drugged and unattended at Neatherlin's unlicensed Little Giggles Day Care while she was at a tanning salon. "She repeatedly administered a sleeping agent to a room full of infants, toddlers and children and drove off in her auto to fulfill her narcissistic needs". (more...)
Packers receive DeShone Kizer from Browns in Damarious Randall trade
- March 12, 2018

If the previous day wasn't enough for Browns fans to digest, they had to find the way to process the announcement that Cleveland made a deal with New England that would see a 2018 fifth-round pick and defensive tackle Danny Shelton , a former first-round draft pick, head to the Patriots in exchange for New England's third-round pick in 2019. (more...)
White House backs plan to train teachers on firearms White House backs plan to train teachers on firearms
- March 12, 2018

In the weeks since the massacre, Trump has held listening sessions with lawmakers, survivors of recent school shootings and the families of victims. The White House's response is likely to be a disappointment to gun safety advocates, who have been encouraging the ban of assault weapons, and a federal law to raise the age limit required to buy a gun. (more...)
6N: Jones says England failing to adapt to refs 6N: Jones says England failing to adapt to refs
- March 12, 2018

That left England needing a bonus-point victory in Paris to keep their title hopes alive, but Eddie Jones' men were beaten 22-16 to surrender the title to the Irish. "It's just important that we go to Twickenham and play how we want to play and show an improvement - that's all that matters". Jones has only a week before Grand Slam-chasing Ireland visit Twickenham, bringing with them two of the best flankers in the competition, Dan Leavy and Peter O'Mahony. (more...)
Trump gun plan to include provisions 'hardening' schools Trump gun plan to include provisions 'hardening' schools
- March 12, 2018

Student survivors of the shooting have mobilized to call for stricter gun control laws after the deaths of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School at the hands of a 19-year-old former student. 2 Senate Republican, and Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of CT, which is supported by many but not all Republicans. 'Some [proposals] will be legislative, some will be administrative, ' Shah said. (more...)
Hope Hicks Told House Panel of Hacked Email Account Hope Hicks Told House Panel of Hacked Email Account
- March 12, 2018

It was not clear from the testimony which of the two accounts had been hacked, according to the sources. She used one account during the presidential campaign and the other was a personal. Hicks' testimony to the panel was expected to remain private, as she did not appear under subpoena. "It is unclear if Hicks was referring to a campaign or personal account", NBC disclosed. (more...)
United States seeks 'concrete actions' from North Korea before planned talks United States seeks 'concrete actions' from North Korea before planned talks
- March 12, 2018

For Kim, the prospect of an early summit with Trump provides the best prospect of removing worldwide sanctions pressure while giving Kim room for maneuver to possibly keep his nuclear deterrent in place. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking Thursday during a news conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, said the United States has seen "potentially positive signals coming from North Korea" illustrated by its talks with South Korea. (more...)
Rep. Waters: Trump Criticism Not Surprising Rep. Waters: Trump Criticism Not Surprising
- March 12, 2018

We will impeach the president!' But he hasn't done anything wrong. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dismissed President Trump's stump speech personal attacks as merely "funny" campaign cracks. "These are campaign rally issues", Mnuchin said . "I've been with the president and at campaigns". But, you know, this business about Stormy is not going to go away. (more...)
Why Is Ted Cruz - Given Name Rafael - Picking On Nicknames? Why Is Ted Cruz - Given Name Rafael - Picking On Nicknames?
- March 12, 2018

O'Rourke said he's gone by "Beto" since he was born. "My name is Rafael Edward Cruz". Cruz also said that if the economy is booming and conservatives show up at the polls, his party could pick up as many as seven seats in the Senate and hold a "large, functioning majority". (more...)
Is There A Secret Upside To Trump's Tariff? Is There A Secret Upside To Trump's Tariff?
- March 12, 2018

However, it should be noted that the state's Republican US Senator Pat Toomey said in a radio interview Wednesday morning that he doesn't agree with Trump's political calculation in his home state - nor on the protectionist policy. Ryan said Trump was correct to focus on the problem of the dumping of steel in the U.S.at lower prices. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers Trump was trying to balance protections for beleaguered steel and aluminum producers while "making sure that ... (more...)

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