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Trump tacha de 'muy injusto' trato comercial de la UE hacia EEUU Trump tacha de 'muy injusto' trato comercial de la UE hacia EEUU
- March 08, 2018

Esas exenciones podrían extenderse potencialmente a otros países. Lo mismo declaró Donald Tusk , presidente del Consejo Europeo (CE): "El presidente Trump afirma que 'las guerras comerciales son fáciles de ganar'". "Es la manera equivocada de incentivar la creación de un #TLCAN moderno", tuiteó Ildefonso Guajardo , secretario de Economía. "El presidente indicó que si podemos llegar a un acuerdo con Canadá y México , ellos estarán exentos". (more...)
Florida State House Voting on Bill to Raise Age to Buy Firearms Florida State House Voting on Bill to Raise Age to Buy Firearms
- March 08, 2018

Many parents and family members of victims are supporting the bill , which also increases the age to purchase rifles and shotguns to 21 and institutes a three-day waiting period on gun purchases. Rick Scott with boxes of petitions for gun control reform, at the state Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. As recently as Wednesday, Maryland's Speaker of the House of Delegates Michael E. (more...)
Weather Authority: Nor'easter to bring snow Wednesday Weather Authority: Nor'easter to bring snow Wednesday
- March 08, 2018

They predict it'll start falling in some spots as early as Tuesday night . The storm hitting MA on Wednesday has moved to the east, according to state officials. Riley's legacy is serious coastal flooding, particularly in MA, and damaging winds that knocked out power to more than 2 million. More than 200,000 customers were still without electricity Tuesday morning after last week's deadly nor'easter . (more...)
Texas Primary recap: Senate race set; House races head to runoffs Texas Primary recap: Senate race set; House races head to runoffs
- March 08, 2018

O'Rourke won the Texas Democratic primary on Monday, securing his spot to face the Republican senator during the midterms later this year. In the end, Democrats boosted their percentage of the primary vote from roughly 30 percent in the last midterm election to 40 percent now . (more...)
Second winter storm this month hits USA northeast Second winter storm this month hits USA northeast
- March 08, 2018

About 3,000 flights were canceled Wednesday according to FlightAware . The worst of the storm is expected through the afternoon, when Storm Team 4 cautions snow could fall at a rate of 2 or more inches an hour. "If Mother Nature wants to give us one last blast of winter, that's up to her", he said. Garcia said 693 snowplows are ready to go at the "first signs of snowflakes", and another 1,600 snowplows can be deployed if needed. (more...)
Indian architect wins prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize Indian architect wins prestigious Pritzker Architecture Prize
- March 08, 2018

He founded his own company in 1956, and lives and works in Ahmedabad. Today, the intricate labyrinth of houses, courtyards and internal trails houses some 80,000 low- and middle-class people, with more than 6,500 units ranging from modest one-bedrooms to spacious homes. (more...)
Hope Hicks told House Intelligence Committee her email was hacked Hope Hicks told House Intelligence Committee her email was hacked
- March 08, 2018

A day before her resignation, White House Communications Director Hope Hicks testified that one of her email accounts had been hacked, according to a report. As one of Trump's closest advisers, Hicks' correspondence is of interest to special counsel Robert Mueller as he investigates possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
Atlanta Public Schools plans for student protest after Florida shooting Atlanta Public Schools plans for student protest after Florida shooting
- March 08, 2018

Atlanta Public Schools is just one of the school systems preparing for nationwide student demonstrations in response to the shooting in Parkland, Fla ., that killed 17 people and sparked a gun control debate. It is great to see New Canaan High School students getting involved in a national movement. "If we tried to artificially contain this, we'd end up with discipline issues". (more...)
ACC Basketball Tournament Bracket/Schedule ACC Basketball Tournament Bracket/Schedule
- March 08, 2018

A time to celebrate for the University of Louisville women's basketball team with the program's first ACC tournament championship (UofL Women's Basketball photos).Sam Fuehring and Myisha Hines-Allen go just a little bit insane celebrating UofL's first ACC tournament championshp. (more...)
New lineup of deputies to 13th National People's Congress New lineup of deputies to 13th National People's Congress
- March 08, 2018

The modest growth projection comes soon after the Communist Party of China made a decision to amend the constitution to remove the restriction on the president enjoying more than two terms. "The good ones will stay and the unqualified ones will leave", he said. Wang Qishan 王岐山, the 69-year-old close ally of Xi Jinping who unexpectedly obeyed retirement norms last fall (a head fake, in effect, for Xi setting himself up to do the opposite this year), was featured heavily on state ... (more...)
Helicopter crashes in Chechen mountains Helicopter crashes in Chechen mountains
- March 08, 2018

Earlier in the day, it was reported that seven people had died in the crash but this was later corrected. The source told Interfax that the helicopter likely belonged to the border service. Officials said the helicopter crashed in thick fog after its rotor clipped a mountainside while preparing to land. Chechnya has been the scene of an Islamist insurgency, with sporadic clashes between rebels and security forces. (more...)
9th Circ. Won't Shut Down Kids' Climate Suit Against Feds 9th Circ. Won't Shut Down Kids' Climate Suit Against Feds
- March 08, 2018

The lawsuit says the government has known for decades that climate change is caused by carbon emissions but failed to make changes to reverse the effects. In a written opinion issued Wednesday, 9th Circuit Chief Judge Sidney R. Thomas wrote that relief sought by the government is not appropriate at this stage of the case. (more...)
KIIT, KISS Founder Achyuta Samanta joins BJD KIIT, KISS Founder Achyuta Samanta joins BJD
- March 08, 2018

Incidentally, the CM had dropped Nanda as higher education minister in 2001 amid allegations of corruption. Mr S R Patnaik, a former MP, had been in the BJP before switching over to the Congress and subsequently forming his own Aam Odisha party to contest the 2014 elections without success. (more...)
Mueller probe uncovers attempt to create back channel with Russian Federation Mueller probe uncovers attempt to create back channel with Russian Federation
- March 08, 2018

Nader attended a December 2016 meeting in NY between Emirati officials and members of Trump's inner circle, and another in January 2017 in the Seychelles islands between the Emiratis and Erik Prince , a Trump associate. Prince, whose sister Betsy DeVos is Trump's education secretary, said previous year he and Kirill Dmitriev, chief executive of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, or RDIF, met for about half an hour in a bar in the Indian Ocean country at the suggestion of officials from the ... (more...)
Oil Falls on Growing US Output Forecasts Oil Falls on Growing US Output Forecasts
- March 08, 2018

The global energy watchdog's latest annual report was unveiled in Houston by IEA Executive Director Fatih Birol on the opening day of CERAWeek by IHS Markit . The S&P 500 Index . SPX was up over 1 percent shortly before the close of trading. "We are not talking about production cuts", Barkindo told reporters. (more...)
HC order in Shuhaib murder case a moral victory for Congress HC order in Shuhaib murder case a moral victory for Congress
- March 08, 2018

He directed the state police to hand over the probe to the CBI, besides the case diary and other materials to be handed over to the agency's Thiruvananthapuram unit. He also noted that the accused will not be booked under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act ( UAPA ). Balakrishnan maintained that the state police probe into the case was progressing in the right direction. (more...)
Saudi Arabia's crown prince gets the royal treatment for United Kingdom state visit Saudi Arabia's crown prince gets the royal treatment for United Kingdom state visit
- March 08, 2018

The three-day visit, as well as a trip to the United States later this month, could also shape Saudi Arabia's decision on where to list oil giant Aramco at a time when sources say the chances of London and NY hosting the IPO appear to be receding. (more...)
Belichick among coaches at Tide pro day Belichick among coaches at Tide pro day
- March 08, 2018

Asked if he's going to start packing some more on his plate, he smiled and said, "A little more than I have been". "When I saw Calvin running down that field, I thought I saw No. The 2018 NFL Draft will run from April 26-28 and will take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Compete in the 2018 Bracket Challenge for your chance to win great prizes including a Playstation PS4, Fathead clings, great local prizes and a chance at $1,000,000 for a flawless bracket. (more...)
Gov. Tom Wolf urges motorists to stay off roads Gov. Tom Wolf urges motorists to stay off roads
- March 08, 2018

All commercial vehicles will be banned on I-380 and I-84 at 8 a.m. Wednesday. "I can not stress enough the importance for everyone to heed weather forecasts, listen to directions from emergency officials, and plan accordingly", Governor Tom Wolf said in the news release. (more...)
Diver's Video Shows 'Horrifying' Pollution Near Bali Diver's Video Shows 'Horrifying' Pollution Near Bali
- March 08, 2018

The footage was shot at a dive site called Manta Point, a cleaning station for the large manta rays on the island of Nusa Penida, about 20 km from Bali. The Telegraph reported that plastic debris is seen as a particular threat to some whales and fish such as manta rays because it can enter the food chain once filter feeders swallow huge mouthfuls of water, intending to sieve tiny prey such as plankton. (more...)
Betsy DeVos and Dwyane Wade visit site of Florida school shooting
- March 08, 2018

The Florida House spent almost seven hours Tuesday debating a school safety plan that would arm some school employees. In fact, this " Trump slump " in gun sales just continued. The Daily Mail quoted Cleta Mitchell, a former NRA board member and former Oklahoma lawmaker, who said, "There is no one". Extending these background checks to gun shows as well could reduce the amount of firearms circulating in the nation. (more...)
Why an Emirates Adviser's Cooperation With Mueller May Be Terrible for Trump Why an Emirates Adviser's Cooperation With Mueller May Be Terrible for Trump
- March 08, 2018

UAE adviser George Nader reportedly convened a meeting with Erik Prince and Kirill Dmitriev, informal advisers to the US and Russian governments respectively. -Russia relations, including trade. Nader's co-operation and testimony is expected to shed some more light on this puzzle piece of a meeting that came under the FBI's radar in the later days of the Obama administration. (more...)
Trump Says US Working Hard to Prevent 2018 Election Meddling
- March 08, 2018

Kushner had been cleared to see "top secret/sensitive compartmented information" level for more than a year, but White House Chief of Staff John Kelly downgraded his clearance because of a prolonged background check. "I am convinced that increased tariffs will hurt us all in the long run", Lofven said. "Any foreign power that believes that they can interfere with our election, we will find out, and we will call them out very clearly, loud", the Swedish Prime Minister said. (more...)
Buhari Lauds FIFA Over World Cup Trophy Tour Buhari Lauds FIFA Over World Cup Trophy Tour
- March 08, 2018

The bongo star signed a deal to produce an East African flavour song that is to be used at the 2018 soccer World Cup in Russian Federation. On his part, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Youth and Sport, Mr. "We are proud of you and the team to the Bobsleigh Winter Olympics in South Korea, " he said. The trophy, on a tour of 91 cities in 51 countries across six continents before the finals, touched down at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at 11am today. (more...)
Local schools should review safety preparations Local schools should review safety preparations
- March 08, 2018

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellLawmakers feel pressure on guns Bipartisan group of House lawmakers urge action on Export-Import Bank nominees Curbelo Dem rival lashes out over immigration failure MORE (R-Ky.) suggested that his chamber would not take up gun reform this week, and will instead take up a banking bill. (more...)

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