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Mexico plans response to USA tariffs Mexico plans response to USA tariffs
- March 12, 2018

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told CNBC in a Friday interview that the president will consider national security, noting that Trump wants to be sure that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation gets more funding from European allies who Trump has previously criticized for not contributing enough. (more...)
Missoula schools explain absence policy for student walkouts Missoula schools explain absence policy for student walkouts
- March 12, 2018

It's part of a national action on the one-month anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida - but for these students, the scope of the movement has grown. We are hosting this because we believe students have the right to learn in an environment free from being killed in the hallways and in their classrooms. (more...)
Nor'easter brings rare thundersnow to Northeast Nor'easter brings rare thundersnow to Northeast
- March 12, 2018

Wednesday, as the snowstorm grew in intensity around Manhattan and the rest of the Northeast. Snowfall rates of up to three inches per hour were expected, according to the weather service . The team posted a video of the feat on its Twitter account. Amtrak restored modified service between New York City and Boston on Thursday after suspending it because of the storm. (more...)
Helicopter CRASHES into NY river - leaving several people trapped Helicopter CRASHES into NY river - leaving several people trapped
- March 12, 2018

For the latest news on this story keep checking back at Sun Online . One person managed to escape the downed chopper while the others remain inside, the New York Post reported . It appears to have been a tour helicopter. "It looked like it was completely submerged", he said. The videos below, including the video of the helicopter crashing may take a moment to load. (more...)
Sen. Flake calls for Trump to face 2020 primary challenge Sen. Flake calls for Trump to face 2020 primary challenge
- March 12, 2018

Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) ("very low-IQ individual"), NBC's Chuck Todd ("sleeping son of a bitch"), and Oprah, whom he said he would "love to beat" in the 2020 election, though it would be "a painful experience for her". 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...)
Jeff Flake: Trump Needs To Be Challenged In GOP Primary Jeff Flake: Trump Needs To Be Challenged In GOP Primary
- March 12, 2018

Sen. Jeff Flake , R-Ariz., listens to a question from a reporter before a Senate procedural vote to reopen the government, Monday Jan. 22, 2018, on day three of the government shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington. "It would be a tough go in a Republican primary". "He's running for reelection already", Todd stated. Flake, who has taken to the Senate floor as recently as January to draw attention to the danger that Trump's comments could cause, said he believes it is the Republican ... (more...)
Trump threatens Europe with more tariffs Trump threatens Europe with more tariffs
- March 12, 2018

The two also met with Japan's Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Hiroshige Seko, and all three pledged in a statement afterward to work together to fight dumping that hurts jobs and industries around the world. As the Financial Times pointed out on Friday, US steel tariffs are likely to be an "opening shot in a bigger trade war with China", with investigations also underway in Washington over whether China is violating intellectual property rights. (more...)
Trump moots wider death penalty in speech Trump moots wider death penalty in speech
- March 12, 2018

He also said that the Democrat in the race, Conor Lamb , was likely to vote the party line despite efforts to distance himself from the national party. During the rally, Trump floated the idea of giving the death penalty to drug dealers, among other ideas. "That means if we catch a drug dealer, death penalty, '" Trump said. (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

US allies seeking to avoid the steel and aluminum tariffs approved by President Donald Trump might be asked to step up their financial commitments to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, officials said . Copper futures advanced 1.8 percent to $6,957.50 a tonne, while USA oil futures jumped 3.2 percent to $62.03 a barrel. "So these industries are industries which the president has said we need to be a country, we need to national security, and they are under significant threat". (more...)
PSL 2018, 22nd match: Karachi vs Multan PSL 2018, 22nd match: Karachi vs Multan
- March 12, 2018

Better yet, they risen above everyone to secure the top position in the points table . Even then, Multan fell short by a whopping 63 runs, bowled out for 125 with two balls to spare. Multan skipper Shoaib Malik chose to field first after winning the toss at Dubai International Stadium and his decision quickly backfired as Karachi piled on their highest score in this year's competition - 188 for 3. (more...)
Donald Trump sets steel and aluminium tariffs but exempts Canada, Mexico Donald Trump sets steel and aluminium tariffs but exempts Canada, Mexico
- March 12, 2018

With national security as the primary issue, it would be hard to apply the tax to South Korea and Australia, meaning that they could ultimately land on Russian Federation more than nearly any other country, said Levy, now an adjunct professor at Northwestern University. (more...)
Warriors again without Iguodala, with bench thin vs. Wolves
- March 12, 2018

Patrick McCaw (Out - Wrist): The Warriors announced McCaw has been diagnosed with a fractured left wrist and will be re-evaluated in four weeks. Golden State Warriors guard/forward Andre Iguodala (wrist) has been ruled out for Sunday's matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves . (more...)
Donald Trump announces new tariffs on steel and aluminium Donald Trump announces new tariffs on steel and aluminium
- March 12, 2018

The image of the United States as a "tariff-free" country has taken a beating. Trump is not the only U.S. president in recent history to impose global tariffs on imports. "It's really an assault on our country", he continued. Trump signed the blanket tariffs - 25% on steel imports, 10% on aluminium imports - following a meeting with United Steelworkers union representatives at the White House on Thursday. (more...)
Key US trading partners hit out at Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs Key US trading partners hit out at Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs
- March 12, 2018

If hurting Canada is Trump's best strategy for intimidating China, our next step should be maple-syrup taxes. Speaking to reporters during the annual session of the National People's Congress, China's foreign minister, Wang Yi, said any action aimed at Beijing would bring "a justified and necessary response", while warning of a rise of protectionism that would damage the global economy and the United States as well. (more...)
Jeff Flake: Trump needs a Republican opponent in 2020 Jeff Flake: Trump needs a Republican opponent in 2020
- March 12, 2018

They include former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, House Speaker Paul Ryan, former Defense Secretary Colin Powell, and Trump's own U.N. "The risk is that this becomes normalized and we take as normal what is abnormal", Flake said of Trump's criticisms of the media. One of those bills is by Sen. (more...)
Trump company email was used for hush-money payment to Stormy Daniels Trump company email was used for hush-money payment to Stormy Daniels
- March 12, 2018

On Tuesday, she filed a lawsuit against him claiming a nondisclosure pact she signed is not valid because Trump, allegedly identified by the phony name of "David Dennison", never signed it. Part of the complaint mentions "a bogus arbitration process". Arbitration clauses are included in agreements as a way to resolve disputes without going to court. (more...)
Jeff Flake Drafting Bill To Kneecap Trump On Trade Policy Jeff Flake Drafting Bill To Kneecap Trump On Trade Policy
- March 12, 2018

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. While no big name has officially stepped forward yet to say such a run is definitely in the works, one Republican senator thinks a member of the GOP should toss his or her proverbial hat in the ring in the 2020 primary. (more...)
Japan and European Union spar with United States in Brussels over trade and tariffs Japan and European Union spar with United States in Brussels over trade and tariffs
- March 12, 2018

After meetings with US trade envoy Robert Lighthizer in Brussels, EU and Japanese trade officials said negotiations would need to continue. South Korean steel stocks ended lower last week after the United States chose to impose a 25 percent tariff on imported steel products, as growing downside exerted pressure on steelmakers, analysts said Sunday. (more...)
Lightning kills 16 inside Seventh Day Adventist Church Lightning kills 16 inside Seventh Day Adventist Church
- March 11, 2018

The deadly church incident occurred in the mountainous region of Rwanda near the southern border with Burundi. The churchgoers were injured and taken to a nearby hospital, where two were in a serious condition, said Rose Mureshyankwano. Numerous churches that failed inspection did so because they they were built without permits and lacked both metal detectors and lightning rods , which are required according to Rwandan building regulations. (more...)
TDP picks Ramesh, Kumar for Rajya Sabha polls TDP picks Ramesh, Kumar for Rajya Sabha polls
- March 11, 2018

After days of hectic consultations, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu picked up C.M. Ramesh and Kanakamedala Ravindra Kumar as the TDP candidates for elections to the Rajya Sabha (RS), on Sunday. The party is confident of winning all the three vacancies in Telangana with the support of its 90 MLAs (including those defected from other parties) and the support extended by the seven-member Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM). (more...)
Trump signals Australia might be exempted from U.S. tariffs Trump signals Australia might be exempted from U.S. tariffs
- March 11, 2018

Trump on Thursday afternoon signed paperwork to impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, despite warnings from Republicans, Democrats and worldwide leaders that such a move could have unintended consequences. The tariffs are due to take effect within weeks. At the signing ceremony on Thursday at the White House that put the tariffs in motion in 15 days, Mr Trump did not specifically name Australia but he indicated a path would be created for "great partners and ... (more...)
Trudeau waiting to see if Canada gets exemption from new USA tariffs Trudeau waiting to see if Canada gets exemption from new USA tariffs
- March 11, 2018

Trump's order specifically excluded Canada and Mexico, the United States' two largest trading partners, because the administration is now in the process of trying to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. It recognized the complex, integrated economies of all three trade partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and the damage a 25% import tariff on steel and 10% tariff on aluminum imports into the US would cause all three nations. (more...)
United States working to spare Australia tariffs United States working to spare Australia tariffs
- March 11, 2018

Earlier this week Mr Trump introduced a 25 per cent tariff on steel imports and 10 per cent on aluminium . He said Australia would not have to provide anything in return for the exemption, even though Trump had tweeted that Turnbull was "committed to having a very fair and reciprocal military and trade relationship" and the two countries were now working on a "security agreement". (more...)
Pakistan accuses India of harassing diplomats, families Pakistan accuses India of harassing diplomats, families
- March 11, 2018

Indian employees of the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi , he said, were also being stopped from coming to work. In one case, unidentified men are said to have broken into an Indian official's home and stole his laptop. "Aggressive surveillance, violation of physical space and tailing of officers in close and unsafe proximity is a perennial issue (for Indian diplomats). (more...)
Trump upset with Sanders over Stormy Daniels response Trump upset with Sanders over Stormy Daniels response
- March 11, 2018

The lawsuit itself alluded to Cohen's legal efforts to clamp down on Daniels, who indicated in recent weeks that she wanted to talk publicly about Trump. And later, an email provided to CNN by Clifford's attorney showed Cohen used his Trump Organization signature in an email. In a Wednesday night statement about the restraining order, Cohen's lawyer Lawrence Rosen said the arbitration judge concluded that Daniels "had violated the agreement and enjoined her from, among other things, filing ... (more...)

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