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UN's Zeid says Philippines' Duterte needs psychiatric evaluation UN's Zeid says Philippines' Duterte needs psychiatric evaluation
- March 09, 2018

The legal petition listing her name is an unacceptable attack against the mandate holder by the Philippines Government, they added. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein defended the independence, impartiality and expertise of special rapporteurs in the face of smear and hate campaigns, some involving incitement to violence. (more...)
EU to respond to US tariffs if not exempt
- March 09, 2018

The DIHK trade group, BDA employers association, BDI industry group and German Confederation of Skilled Crafts said: "German industry is extremely concerned about the decisionof the USA government to imposed far-reaching punitive tariffs". Trump imposed the tariffs despite pleas from friends and allies who warned the new measure could ignite a trade war. The EU shares American concerns about overcapacity in the global steel sector, Malmstroem said, but warned "this is not the right way to ... (more...)
China promises 'justified and necessary response' to Trump tariffs China promises 'justified and necessary response' to Trump tariffs
- March 09, 2018

This comes as the United States administration is planning to raise tariffs on steel and aluminium imports by 25 and 10 percent respectively. "History has shown that fighting a trade war has never been a correct way to solve a problem", Wang also said. (more...)
USDA lowers estimates for 2017-18 United States, global ending corn stocks USDA lowers estimates for 2017-18 United States, global ending corn stocks
- March 09, 2018

For soybeans , USDA added 25 million bushels to its February U.S. ending stocks estimates, landing at 555 million bushels. The forecast for 2017/18 global production is raised almost 600,000 bales this month due to revisions in Sudan's estimates back to 2013/14 and higher area in Australia, partially offset by smaller crops in the United States and Uzbekistan. (more...)
What Neymar told former Barcelona teammates before PSG's Champions League exit What Neymar told former Barcelona teammates before PSG's Champions League exit
- March 09, 2018

Gareth Bale came on as a second-half substitute with speculation surrounding his Real future and Zidane insisted he remains part of his plans. When PSG needed him most , and in exactly the match he was bought to win, the 222-million-euro man was in Brazil recovering from a foot operation. (more...)
We will not let Modi come back to power: Sonia We will not let Modi come back to power: Sonia
- March 09, 2018

Accusing the ruling BJP of polarisation of society with an eye on winning elections, Ms Gandhi added that religious tensions were also being fuelled. "It is a hard task for all the parties including ours to get together at the national level on issues". (more...)
When does British Summer Time start? Don't miss the clocks going forward When does British Summer Time start? Don't miss the clocks going forward
- March 09, 2018

But its not a done deal yet. That means pushing clocks ahead one hour. On Thursday, the Florida Legislature sent a bill to Gov. Rick Scott that would put the Sunshine State in a state of perpetual sunshine at a certain clock time , putting their clocks on a permanent schedule of Daylight Saving Time, should Congress decide to give the state an exemption on current federal laws. (more...)
Pyarelal Wadali, younger of the Wadali Brothers passes away in Amritsar Pyarelal Wadali, younger of the Wadali Brothers passes away in Amritsar
- March 09, 2018

Whereas they entered Bollywood in 2003 with Pinjar movie and then in 2004 Farid movie song Tum idhr dekh lo. Pyarelal, the younger brother of singer Puranchand Wadali, died of cardiac arrest at a private hospital, a family source told IANS. (more...)
Bag containing 52 human hands found in Russian Federation Bag containing 52 human hands found in Russian Federation
- March 09, 2018

In one image, the 54 hands lie in a haphazard pile in the snow like leathery catcher's mitts, seemingly upended from the bag; in another photo, the hands have been lined up in neat rows. Police are investigating of course and have managed to lift a pair of fingerprints belonging to one of the severed hands. Others have even speculated that the hands belonged to Chinese prisoners. (more...)
Auto hits pedestrians in Brooklyn, officials say Auto hits pedestrians in Brooklyn, officials say
- March 09, 2018

Police say none of the injuries were serious. Police say at this point the crash appears to be accidental. No information was immediately available on the driver or the pedestrians injured. The driver of the vehicle was not expected to be charged, according to the source. Mayor de Blasio on Wednesday said he wished police had locked Bruns up, and that she never should have been driving. (more...)
China warns of China warns of "necessary response" in event of trade war with US
- March 09, 2018

Just hours after his press conference on the sidelines of the National People's Congress in Beijing , the world's second-largest economy announced its February trade numbers with exports to the U.S. Beijing claims nearly all of the South China Sea , through which about US$5 trillion worth of goods passes every year. The data does not bode well for opponents of President Trump's expected actions to slap hefty tariffs on foreign-made metals from anywhere - except maybe Canada and ... (more...)
Mexico vows U.S. steel tariff retaliation Mexico vows U.S. steel tariff retaliation
- March 09, 2018

Technical discussions on auto content at the latest round of talks to rework the North American Free Trade Agreement were disrupted this week by the sudden departure of the head of the United States team for that issue, Jason Bernstein. "If that proves impossible, we are prepared to move on a bilateral basis if agreement can be made", Lighthizer said. Guajardo said Mexico was willing to spend "as much time as necessary" to resolve NAFTA negotiations successfully. (more...)
China calls for United States to withdraw trade tariffs on steel, aluminium China calls for United States to withdraw trade tariffs on steel, aluminium
- March 09, 2018

Wang spoke on the fringes of China's annual, largely ceremonial legislative session at a news conference, where he was asked whether China's recent efforts to push for peace talks in Myanmar and between Israeli and Palestinian delegations, for instance, represented a shift in its longstanding non-interference foreign policy. (more...)
Thomas unemployment rate rises to 6.7% in February Thomas unemployment rate rises to 6.7% in February
- March 09, 2018

Even though London-St. Lethbridge region was one of only 2 economic regions in the province where the unemployment rate went up in February. Last month's overall job growth, while small enough to be statistically insignificant, represents an improvement over the January report that showed a drop of 88,000 positions for the labour force's steepest one-month drop in nine years. (more...)
China warns of 'necessary response' in event of trade war with US China warns of 'necessary response' in event of trade war with US
- March 09, 2018

A separate statement by the China Iron and Steel Association said the move not only damaged the iron and steel industry across the world, but damaged the interests of consumers, especially American consumers. "China and America do not have to be rivals", Wang said. President Xi Jinping sent his top economic aide, Liu He, to Washington to discuss trade issues last week on the heels of a similar visit by state councillor Yang Jiechi last month. (more...)
Energy sector set to get R56bn investment boost Energy sector set to get R56bn investment boost
- March 09, 2018

Sign at a wind project. In February, former public enterprises minister Lynne Brown announced that she had instructed Eskom to sign the projects, but nothing happened. Radebe said the renewable energy programme, which is aligned to the Paris agreement on the reduction of emissions as well as the South African environmental policy, will create thousands of jobs. (more...)
Gauri Lankesh murder: Accused Naveen Kumar booked for murder Gauri Lankesh murder: Accused Naveen Kumar booked for murder
- March 09, 2018

File image of Gauri Lankesh . "He (Naveen Kumar) has been arrested". Kumar belongs from Birur town in Chikkamagaluru district, about 250 kilometres west of Bengaluru . He has been associated with right-wing groups and is also a leader of Hindu Yuva Sena. A Right-wing activist, who was being interrogated by the SIT on suspicion that he had provided logistics to the killers of Gauri Lankesh, was on Friday named as the accused number 1 in the case. (more...)
Kalonzo, Wetangula and Mudavadi to meet after Raila met Uhuru Kalonzo, Wetangula and Mudavadi to meet after Raila met Uhuru
- March 09, 2018

The meeting, whose agenda was not disclosed, renewed a friendship between the leaders. "Dialogue, like we have said before, can not be avoided by a people who share a common destiny - Narc-Kenya says "one Kenya one nation one people", she said". (more...)
China foreign minister urges US-N.Korea dialogue China foreign minister urges US-N.Korea dialogue
- March 09, 2018

The official told CNN, however, the detente leaves the United States on the margins. Trump has derided Kim as a "maniac", referred to him as "little rocket man", and threatened in a speech to the United Nations past year to "totally destroy" North Korea if it attacked the United States or one of its allies. (more...)
Lewandowski to privately meet with House Intelligence Committee today Lewandowski to privately meet with House Intelligence Committee today
- March 09, 2018

Democrats said they'll seek a subpoena to force former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to answer all of their questions after he refused for the second time to respond to some inquiries about his communications with President Donald Trump. (more...)
Iran Urges UK to End Support for Saudi War on Yemen Iran Urges UK to End Support for Saudi War on Yemen
- March 09, 2018

Saudi Arabia will stage its first European Tour golf event in 2019 as the conservative kingdom opens its doors a little more to professional sport, it has been announced. Our arms exports to Saudi Arabia , in terms of weapons and expertise, by far outnumber such exports to any other country, perpetuating the conflict and human misery in Yemen and making us complicit in its human tragedy. (more...)
Charges: Rejected by Perkins coworker, Minneapolis man peed in her water bottle Charges: Rejected by Perkins coworker, Minneapolis man peed in her water bottle
- March 09, 2018

The incidents started after the woman told Cruz Perez, her co-worker, that she only wanted to be friends after he expressed a romantic interest in her, authorities say. He said he did it because he had to go to the bathroom and the restaurant was busy. The woman told investigators that she noticed a taste of urine in the bottle about 15 times over the past several months. (more...)
Trade Agreements Are the Answer to Trade Deficits Trade Agreements Are the Answer to Trade Deficits
- March 09, 2018

Adding to the administration's angst about trade fairness, the USA trade deficit widened more than forecast in January to a post-recession high. Asian stock markets rose in early trading on relief that Trump's measures were not more severe. (more...)
First Allied Advisory Services Inc. Buys Shares of 3169 Carnival Corp (CCL)
- March 09, 2018

The Hansberger Growth Investors Lp holds 38,991 shares with $2.51M value, down from 55,547 last quarter. About 449,222 shares traded. TransCanada Corporation (NYSE:TRP) has risen 15.03% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. Parkside Fin Commercial Bank Trust, Missouri-based fund reported 1,198 shares. Since October 16, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 17 selling transactions for $15.59 million activity. (more...)
United Kingdom sends in troops to small city after Russian spy poisoned United Kingdom sends in troops to small city after Russian spy poisoned
- March 09, 2018

In Salisbury , the investigation continued to move at a fast pace. Sergeant Nick Bailey has been identified as the officer who helped former Russian military intelligence service colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia Skripal after finding them slumped on a park bench in the southern English city of Salisbury on Sunday. (more...)

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