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Prez Trump's $60bn China tariff plan to hit tech, communications, aerospace industries Prez Trump's $60bn China tariff plan to hit tech, communications, aerospace industries
- March 24, 2018

Goods targeted for possible higher Chinese tariffs include wine, apples and ethanol, which would hit agricultural areas where voters supported Trump in the 2016 presidential election. The US trade deficit with China ran to a record $375 billion a year ago - but US exports to the country were also at a record. President Donald Trump addressed Chinese trade infractions on Thursday with a plan that both enflamed fears about an impending trade war and received praise for finally holding the ... (more...)
Russia Says Will Challenge US Steel, Aluminum Tariffs At World Trade Body Russia Says Will Challenge US Steel, Aluminum Tariffs At World Trade Body
- March 24, 2018

The dollar dipped to 104.85 yen as investors shifted into the Japanese currency, which is viewed as a "safe haven" from risk. On Friday, March 23, Donald trump announced tariffs on at least $50 billion in Chinese imports. Since the USA normalized trade relations with China in 2000, the deficit ballooned from less than $84 billion to over $375 billion in 2017. "Xi Jinping is a nationalist. (more...)
Juventus captain Gigi Buffon insists he deserves Italy place Juventus captain Gigi Buffon insists he deserves Italy place
- March 24, 2018

After Friday's game, Italy head for London where they will play England at Wembley on Tuesday. "I may be 40 years old, but I am still the number one goalkeeper at Juventus ". Buffon has previously hinted that this season could be his last but he does not appear to have any retirement plans yet, especially with Juve well-placed for another Serie A title and in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. (more...)
Fodder scam case: Lalu convicted for seven years Fodder scam case: Lalu convicted for seven years
- March 24, 2018

The court also imposed 60 lakh rupees as fine. As Firstpost had reported earlier, Lalu had already been convicted in three fodder scam cases while Mishra has been convicted in two. On March 19, Judge Shiv Pal Singh had held him and 18 others guilty and acquitted 12 accused, including former Bihar CM Jagannath Mishra. In the second case, Lalu was convicted in connection with fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 89.27 lakh from Deoghar Treasury in the 1990s. (more...)
Lies and Untrue Projects in Amit Shah's Letter to Chandrababu! Lies and Untrue Projects in Amit Shah's Letter to Chandrababu!
- March 24, 2018

Shah makes a special mention of the special category status demand for the state by TDP and clarified the Centre's position. The BJP chief's letter comes after two TDP leaders resigned from the Union Cabinet and the party pulled out from the BJP-led NDA alliance at the Centre. (more...)
Yasmeen sentenced in Kerala IS recruitment case Yasmeen sentenced in Kerala IS recruitment case
- March 24, 2018

Zahid has been jailed in a case related to missing persons from Kerala, who allegedly travelled to Afghanistan to join the terrorist organisation ISIS . The NIA said Rashid had conducted classes in Kasaragod and other locations propagating the ISIS ideology and jihad. Yasmeen Mohammed Zahid was intercepted at New Delhi International Airport on July 30, 2016 while she was exiting India for Kabul with the intention of joining her husband Abdul Rashid in the ISIS controlled territory in ... (more...)
Class 5 student dies after being gang-raped and set ablaze Class 5 student dies after being gang-raped and set ablaze
- March 24, 2018

The incident took place at Dhaniabheti Lalung Gaon which comes under Batadraba police station in central Assams Nagaon district. Angry locals attacked Zakir Hussain's house in protest, while students of the girl's school and the All Assam Students Union (AASU) demanded arrest of the accused. (more...)
Peter Dutton Is Racist And Fascist, Says Greens Senator Nick McKim Peter Dutton Is Racist And Fascist, Says Greens Senator Nick McKim
- March 24, 2018

It also set off claims at home that Dutton was a racist amid fears that it signalled a return to the "White Australia" policy, referring to laws in place for seven decades from 1901 that prevented non-white immigrants settling Down Under. Dutton embodied the true spirit of the messy white bitch who loves drama by declaring that journalist at the ABC , the Guardian and the Huffington Post are " dead to me " for their reporting. (more...)
Sacrametno Kings Game Delayed By BLM Protest ... Over Killing Of Unarmed Man Sacrametno Kings Game Delayed By BLM Protest ... Over Killing Of Unarmed Man
- March 24, 2018

Stephon Clark , 22, was shot and killed in his family's backyard after officers tracked him down amid reports of burglaries in the area. Police have said the officers who fired multiple shots at Clark believed he had a gun. He also addressed another controversial part of the body camera video released Wednesday - officers muting their body camera audio minutes after the shooting - which is now part of the investigation. (more...)
Stormy Daniels lawyer plans to subpoena Trump Org and bank records Stormy Daniels lawyer plans to subpoena Trump Org and bank records
- March 24, 2018

The letter also charged that Cohen "attempted to interfere" with Clifford's ability to hire Avenatti as her attorney, but provided no additional details. After the agreement was first reported by the Wall Street Journal in January, Daniels began to speak publicly, though she did not directly comment on the affair she had recounted to journalists in 2011 and 2016. (more...)
Pakistan, Sri Lanka sign three MoUs to enhance multiple cooperation Pakistan, Sri Lanka sign three MoUs to enhance multiple cooperation
- March 24, 2018

Upon landing in the country, Sirisena first met Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair at the Karachi airport and it is here that he reportedly said Pakistan's progress courtesy CPEC is appreciable. It though did not mention anything about Pakistan and its prime minister Ranil Wickremasinghe had also said during a visit to New Delhi around the same time, he said it was because Sri Lanka had never faced any terrorist threat from Pakistan. (more...)
Authorities Discover the Texas Bomber Had a List of Potential Targets, Sites Authorities Discover the Texas Bomber Had a List of Potential Targets, Sites
- March 24, 2018

Experts weigh inConditt was killed Wednesday morning after officers said he set off a bomb in his vehicle. He said the Travis County Medical examiner will make that determination, but that the "injuries yhe sustained from the explosion were significant". (more...)
FBI Seeking Help Finding Fugitive With 'Dork' Tattoo on His Neck FBI Seeking Help Finding Fugitive With 'Dork' Tattoo on His Neck
- March 24, 2018

Vagrant Weatherhead made the calls from Oregon, California and Nevada, with officials unsure of where he is now residing. The FBI says Weatherhead is a user of illegal drugs and is to be considered armed and unsafe. Weatherhead is described as a white man with hazel eyes and brown hair, standing 5 feet 6 inches, and weighing 140 pounds. In addition, he has scars on his ear and left wrist, and his nose and ears are pierced. (more...)
Wall Street Analyst Rating on: Oracle Corporation (ORCL)
- March 24, 2018

The company's Market capitalization is $190.33B with the total Outstanding Shares of "Outstanding". The stock decreased 0.12% or $0.0549 during the last trading session, reaching $45.8351. Therefore 56% are positive. Oracle had 114 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Bank of America lowered shares of Oracle from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Tuesday. (more...)
China says ready to defend its interests in USA trade spat
- March 24, 2018

Instead, the administration says that its tariffs are aimed at convincing China to abandon trade practices US officials describe as "economic aggression". Its ministry of commerce said it planned to impose a 15% duty on 120 types of USA products, like fruits, nuts, wine and seamless tubes, worth $977 million, and a 25% levy on other products, including pork and recycled aluminum. (more...)
Former Schlitterbahn executive charged in death of Caleb Schwab Former Schlitterbahn executive charged in death of Caleb Schwab
- March 24, 2018

The charges also state that more than a dozen people had already been injured on the waterslide before the schoolboy's death. In 2011, a former amusement park employee in Wisconsin who dropped a 12-year-old girl 10 stories from a thrill ride was convicted by a judge of felony second degree reckless injury. (more...)
Judge rules former 'Apprentice' contestant's suit agaisnt Trump can proceed Judge rules former 'Apprentice' contestant's suit agaisnt Trump can proceed
- March 24, 2018

On Tuesday, the prospect of Trump's previous conduct receiving an unprecedented spotlight moved closer as stories involving a porn star a former Playboy model and a former contestant on The Apprentice all took significant steps forward. In her complaint, filed in a California court, McDougal said "both the relationship and the cover-up are open secrets" but added that she feels obligated to speak out. (more...)
North 'agrees' to hold high-level talks with South Korea North 'agrees' to hold high-level talks with South Korea
- March 24, 2018

The decision by President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet came amid a rapid rapprochement kicked off with the recent Winter Olympics in the South. North Korea's state media say the country's moves to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula are evidence of its confidence and national strength, not a sign of weakness. (more...)
Forecasters: New round of heavy rain hits California Forecasters: New round of heavy rain hits California
- March 24, 2018

Carolyn Potter, 59, evacuated from her home in Casitas Springs in Ventura County on Wednesday - the fourth time since September - and planned to sleep in her vehicle in a grocery store parking lot to avoid hotel costs and the bustle of an evacuation shelter. (more...)
Free Syrian Army group 'captures' Afrin city Free Syrian Army group 'captures' Afrin city
- March 24, 2018

Donning vibrant traditional dress, thousands of Kurds in Syria's Qamishli turned their new year celebration of Nowruz on Wednesday into mass protests in solidarity with the city of Afrin. 18, 2016. After two months of uncertain fighting, Turkey appears suddenly to be riding high in its military campaign to take control of a larger piece of northern Syria. (more...)
Angry protest over shooting of unarmed black man in… Angry protest over shooting of unarmed black man in…
- March 24, 2018

Protesters marched from Sacramento City Hall onto a nearby motorway on Thursday, disrupting rush hour traffic and holding signs with messages including "Sac PD: Stop killing us!". One yells "gun" before "five to seven" shots are fired, video shows. The Sacramento Bee reports Friday's protests grew unruly and sometimes violent. (more...)
Mozilla suspends ads on Facebook on data privacy concerns Mozilla suspends ads on Facebook on data privacy concerns
- March 24, 2018

Essentially, Zuckerberg is saying that while he may be willing to testify before Congress if absolutely necessary, it's very likely that Facebook will once again send a panel of lawyers and executives in place of the company's CEO. Sen. Markey also requested a congressional hearing about the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica "bombshell" in a statement shared earlier this week. (more...)
European Union ambassador to Moscow recalled over Russian nerve agent attack European Union ambassador to Moscow recalled over Russian nerve agent attack
- March 24, 2018

Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia are still in a critical condition after they were exposed to a deadly substance on 4 March in Salisbury, England. "We are determined to react together, with the language we used here, but also possibly through additional measures", Merkel said at the end of the first day of the summit. (more...)
Kenya bans anal exams for men suspected of being gay Kenya bans anal exams for men suspected of being gay
- March 24, 2018

The men said they were subjected to forced anal examination by police and staff at a public hospital in Mombasa on orders of a Kwale court to determine if they had engaged in anal sex and were homosexual. In Kenya, gay sex faces a penalty of up to 14 years in prison. The others are Cameroon, Egypt, Lebanon, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Uganda and Zambia, according to Human Rights Watch. (more...)
England on mind, Virat Kohli to skip Afghan Test for Surrey stint England on mind, Virat Kohli to skip Afghan Test for Surrey stint
- March 24, 2018

Virat Kohli will play county cricket this summer. Rectifying that record along with making a mark as the Indian captain will be top priority for the Royal Challengers Bangalore captain. Kohli - who averaged just 13.40 across 10 Test innings on India's tour of 2014 - has been linked with a County Championship stint in June. Despite Kohli's astounding success all over the globe, Kohli has found the going tough in England, especially in Test cricket. (more...)

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