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Trump Approves Tariffs on Steel, Aluminum, Exempts Canada, Mexico

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President Donald Trump's primary justification for imposing a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum is to save American jobs. Currently, about 90 percent of aluminum used in American manufacturing is imported as well as one-third of steel. China had also urged the White House to avoid a damaging trade war - saying it would have to make a "necessary response " if tariffs were imposed. Read More »

Italy's ruling centre-left party admits election defeat

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League leader Matteo Salvini a year ago said he was open to hooking up with 5-Star, but has since said he will not abandon his rightist bloc. Italy's Eurosceptic parties have had a strong showing at a time when the European Union is trying to launch an integration push under French President Emmanuel Macron and a new grand coalition between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc and the centre-left Social Democrats in Germany. Read More »

Papua New Guinea Earthquake: Over 100 feared dead

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It is reported that aftershocks of magnitude 6.7 was recorded in 112 km South-West of the city of Porgera. A magnitude 6.8 aftershock has killed at least 18 people in Papua New Guinea, bringing the total number of deaths to more than 100 since a powerful natural disaster struck the southwestern Pacific island state in late February. Read More »

USA issues travel warning for Mexican resort town

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Embassy received an unspecified threat. The warning came after the USA embassy in Mexico issued its own alert advising Americans of a potential security threat in the country's popular tourist destination area. Mexican authorities are investigating the blast. The State Department is also recommending travelers purchase travel insurance that specifically covers Mexico and includes medical evacuation insurance. Read More »

IWD: Women down tools in Spain

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She said no one has the right to comment on their physical appearance or to speak to them disrespectfully. A Women's Leadership Empower Conference is 8:30 a.m. "Also by using women's strength and ability, it will be supportive to the development of the economy as well". "Achieving gender equality and empowering women and girls is the unfinished business of our time, and the greatest human rights challenge in our world", said UN Secretary-General, António Guterres in a statement . Read More »

Judge Urges Trump To Mute, Not Block, Twitter Critics

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If he muted those people instead, they would still be able to see and interact with his tweets, but he would never have to see their accounts again. In the question of whether Trump can legally block people from seeing and commenting on his account, a judge now has a possible solution. Read More »

Another winter storm headed for region

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Simpson said the storm will also bring high winds , with gusts approaching 40 miles per hour, but nothing like the destructive winds that battered SouthCoast, Cape Cod and much of the state on Friday . By late morning, heavy snow was blanketing eastern Pennsylvania, and driving became treacherous on some highways, according to the Associated Press . Read More »

International Women's Day: Women IAF officers recollect their experiences

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On the occasion of International Women's Day , Indian Air Force women personnel shared their experiences. “As a mum of two teenage daughters I think its crucial that we grab every opportunity we can to inspire the next generation. I'm proud to be part of an organisation doing something about that'. Spending the day with the students was great fun, they're all so enthusiastic and they've got a wonderful future ahead of them. Read More »

Derrick Rose Signing with Minnesota Timberwolves for Rest of Season

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He's seen the point guard at his best, and seems confident enough that Rose can help this Timberwolves team down the stretch that determined the match was worth a try. In his tenure with the Cavaliers, Rose registered 9.8 points, 1.8 rebounds, and 1.6 assists in 19.2 minutes of action per game. He's been around. Read More »

Northeast wakes up to deep snow, power outages

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Many schools and businesses remained closed Thursday or were holding delayed openings. "It's still very uncertain at this point", said Sarah Johnson, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service's regional office in New Jersey . "It looks cool as long as they don't fall down on you and you don't lose power", he said. There could be isolated snow totals of over 18 inches where the heaviest bands set up, but heavily populated areas near the coast won't see that much. Read More »

Danish Inventor Describes How Journalist Died

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Slain journalist Kim Wall on Peter Madsen's submarine last August. "I wanted to spare her family and the world the details ... about what actually happened when she died, because it is gruesome", he said about his conflicting accounts. "He maintains that she died as a effect of an accident", Hald Engmark told TV2 News before entering the court. "We do not have a cause of death, making it pretty muddy". Read More »

Blade Runner 2049's Mackenzie Davis To Star In New Terminator Movie

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For this project, Miller and Cameron created a writers room featuring the likes of David Goyer, Charles Eglee, Josh Friedman and Justin Rhodes to develop a script that could stand on its own while simultaneously forming an overarching storyline for what is planned to be a new trilogy of Terminator movies. Read More »

Aqib Talib to Los Angeles Rams according to NFL Network reporter

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A first-round pick by Tampa Bay in 2008, Talib played for the Buccaneers for five seasons. The Rams were able to hold off interest from the Patriots and division rival 49ers for Talib . Denver is now estimated to have about $24 million in cap space, but the team might need to make more room quickly if it becomes a serious contender for free-agent quarterback Kirk Cousins' services. Read More »

Pyongyang vuole un dialogo diretto con gli Usa

La due Coree hanno deciso di tenere nuovi colloqui in un summit a Panmunjom, al confine tra i due Paesi, a fine aprile . L'agenzia di stampa nordcoreana parla di "atmosfera patriottica e distesa", che ha permesso di raggiungere "un accordo soddisfacente" per Pyongyang . Read More »

Paul Manafort pleads not guilty to tax evasion, bank fraud

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A trial date of July 10 has been set, four months earlier than the defence had wanted. Under terms of his release in Virginia, Manafort was ordered to wear a second global positioning bracelet, in addition to the one he wears as a condition of his pre-trial release in Washington. Read More »

Be unsteadying Stocks: DexCom, Inc., (NASDAQ: DXCM), Altria Group, Inc., (NYSE: MO)

BMO Capital Markets set a $30.00 price target on Range Resources and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock increased 1.41% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $20.82. The company now has an insider ownership of 0.7 Percent and Institutional ownership of 99.4 Percent. On Thursday, February 15 the insider Macartney Claudine sold $122,320. Read More »

USA and China Inch Towards Awkward Cooperation in Africa

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Strategically located north of Somalia and across the Red Sea from war-torn Yemen, Djibouti is home to several thousand US forces at Camp Lemonnier, the largest concentration of USA soldiers in Africa. Certainly the United States has slipped behind China, which has built huge infrastructure projects across Africa (including a transnational railroad in Djibouti) largely financed by big long-term loans. Read More »

In statement full of falsehoods, Trump calls Schaaf's immigration warning 'a disgrace'

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However, sanctuary states and cities still do share information on criminals or suspects if they have been convicted of serious crimes. "The agenda of this administration is petty political vindictiveness". He accused Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf of endangering law enforcement agents' lives after warning the public last month of an upcoming immigration operation, and was subsequently rebuked by Gov. Read More »

Countries to Sign Trans Pacific Trade Deal in Chile

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The new version, which goes by CPTPP or TPP-11 for short, also suspends some two dozen provisions that the USA had fought for but that the other countries had been reluctant to include. Trump, who abandoned TPP because he felt his administration could negotiate better deals one on one, told CNBC earlier this year that he would be open to returning to the agreement if it were "substantially better". Read More »

Notre Dame-Virginia Tech,2nd Ld-Writethru

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Notre Dame guard Matt Farrell's 22 points on Wednesday night helped fuel a miraculous comeback to erase a 21-point deficit in the second half against Virginia Tech , but Hokies guard Chris Clarke wasn't exactly impressed with Farrell's performance. Read More »

Lynchburg student addresses school board about school safety and nationwide walkout

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For school administrators, they say their chief concern is the safety and security of their students at the event, and politics aside it's what the students can learn. "We're not going to get in the way, they won't be counted absent or unexcused". "I want them to be able to positively and responsibly advocate for themselves and causes they are passionate about", Carlson told The Oklahoman. Read More »

EU's Tusk says 'we don't want to build a wall' with UK

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Tusk says that as a result of the United Kingdom government's plan to leave the EU's single market, the customs union and the jurisdiction of European Court of Justice, this left the option of seeking to conclude a trade agreement with the United Kingdom "covering all sectors and with zero tariffs on goods". Read More »

Debris flies from roof, windows during controlled detonation in Beaver Dam

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Since the materials can not be moved, a "team of explosive experts must conduct a controlled detonation inside the apartment to eliminate the threat", Kreuziger said. Today they announced there is no way to get them out of the building without detonating them. "But right now, until we have that, we're going to withhold any information concerning him", said Milwaukee FBI Special Agent Justin Tolomeo. Read More »

Karnataka govt clears state flag; to approach Centre for approval of 'tricolour'

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Till now, under Article 370 of the Constitution, Jammu & Kashmir, is the only state in the country that has the permission to have its own flag. The Karnataka government on Thursday approved a flag of the state. With the unveiling of the flag, the Congress can claim to have pushed for Kannada pride while putting the onus on the BJP to ensure clearance. He also said that there are no legal complications. Read More »

Karti Chidambaram to spend three more days in CBI custody

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Special CBI Judge Sunil Rana had on March 6 extended CBI's custody of Karti for three days after the agency claimed to have come across a new piece of "concrete" evidence against the son of former finance minister P Chidambaram. Chidambaram declined comment, Karti Chidambaram said, "All allegations against me are wild and reckless". While the CBI demanded nine days custody, saying it "virtually" had only four days of questioning despite Karti being in custody for six days, the court gave ... Read More »

Pope Clears Way to Make El Salvador's Oscar Romero a Saint

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Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero will be declared a saint later this year as Pope Francis has approved a miracle attributed to Romero's intercession. There were suspicions, however, that this was cover for their opposition to Romero's radical message which would fuel the grass roots liberation theology movement sweeping across Latin America which the Vatican was initially wary of. Read More »

Former Trump aide Sam Nunberg denies being drunk in freaky TV interviews

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Mr. Nader's cooperation in the special counsel's investigation could prompt new legal risks for the Trump administration, and Mr. Nader's presence at the Seychelles meeting appears to connect him to the primary focus of Mr. He at one point said Trump was too smart to fall victim to Russian blackmail, only to later say that Trump "caused this, because he's an idiot". "I remember telling him that if Franklin Roosevelt could work with Josef Stalin to defeat Nazi fascism, then certainly ... Read More »

Drop in political murders in Kerala under LDF govt: CM

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Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that the state government has been able to bring down the incidents of political murders in the state. No objective of investigation would be served if the case was probed by the local police, which would be "partial, biased, motivated and prejudicial", they had said. Read More »

PM to raise human rights concerns in Saudi crown prince visit

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The pair met at Downing Street for talks on reforms in Saudi Arabia, trade and investment relations and defense and security cooperation. Saudi Arabia and the UAE have maintained a blockade on food and needed medicine in the Houthi-controlled regions of Yemen, resulting in a cholera outbreak and widespred hunger. Read More »

Trump Asks Beijing for Plan to Slash US-China Trade Deficit

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Trump tweeted that he was looking forward to a meeting at 3.30 p.m. (2030 GMT) at the White House. However, he added: "We have to protect & build our Steel and Aluminum Industries while at the same time showing great flexibility and cooperation toward those that are real.and treat us fairly on both trade and the military". Read More »

Modi's message fails to deter vandals, Mahatma Gandhi's statue damaged in Kerala

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He suddenly pulled out the specs and garland on the statue; he slapped the statue. Reports state that the supporters chanted "Bharat Mata Ki Jai" while the statue was pulled down. The broken frame of the spectacle was later found from nearby the statue, police said. "The PM spoke to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh in this regard and expressed his strong disapproval of such incidents", the spokesperson said. Read More »

Trump Has Reportedly Spoken With Witnesses About What They Told Mueller Team

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In one episode, the president told an aide that the White House counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, should issue a statement denying a New York Times article in January. A source with knowledge of the investigation said the conversation was limited to questions like "how did it go?" and "were you treated fairly?" James Comey, who was then the FBI director, said Trump asked him for his loyalty and to end the investigation into his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn. Read More »

Under Analysts' Radar: Duke Realty Corp (DRE)

It has underperformed by 3.25% the S&P500. Pittenger & Anderson Inc decreased its stake in Weyerhaeuser Co (WY) by 88.4% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado holds 0% or 12,202 shares in its portfolio. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned a diversified portfolio of 4,944 properties located in 49 states and Puerto Rico, with over 83.0 million square feet of leasable space leased to 248 different commercial tenants doing ... Read More »

Anthony Davis 'Pretty Confident' DeMarcus Cousins Will Re-Sign With Pelicans

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The Pelicans' chances of making a significant run in the playoffs were considered dead by many following the season-ending ACL tear [VIDEO ] by star center DeMarcus Cousins late in their January 28th win against the Houston Rockets . Hield scored the next five points and the Kings twice got within 13 before the Pelicans took a 62-44 halftime lead. Los Angeles Clippers forward Montrezl Harrell shoots over New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, left, during the second half of ... Read More »

Mostly Sunny, With A High Near 33

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Friday night , the low will be around 37 with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather service. TUESDAY: Mostly cloudy with snow showers. WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Cloudy with snow tapering to snow showers. Hazardous driving conditions will exist Monday as the powerful, cross winds will pose a serious risk for drivers, especially those driving light weight and high-profile vehicles. Read More »

New York State Senate Passes School Safety Measures

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None of the Assembly measures involve school security, but Heastie and other supporters of the legislation say the bills would keep firearms from getting into the hands of people intent on doing harm at a NY school. "After Parkland, there's a growing realization that kids shouldn't own firearms", he said. Creating a "extreme risk protection order" to be signed by a judge in cases where people are deemed to be a risk to themselves or others. Read More »

Man accused of Oscar theft to be released

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He faces a maximum sentence of three years behind bars if convicted. Bryant was near the exit of the Governors Ball when he was caught on camera with the Oscar statue in hand, but his attorney says don't jump to any conclusions. The suspect, Terry Bryant , is due back in court on March 28. Bryant also posted a video on social media of himself at the event holding an Oscar statuette and telling other guests he was a victor. Read More »

Crews fighting fires, high winds across much of Kansas

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Jeff Colyer signed an emergency disaster declaration Sunday when the large bales burned a half mile north of the Stevens County town of Moscow amid wind gusts of up to 50 miles per hour. The SEOC was staffed overnight and it is anticipated that operations will return to normal sometime Wednesday. Most of the fires have been contained or extinguished, though strong winds complicated the firefight Tuesday with gusts in western Kansas topping 70 miles per hour. Read More »

Dawood's close aide and 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Farooq Takla arrested

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Subramaniam Swamy tweeted about the arrest, We need to compliment NSA Doval for Farooq Takla coming in CBI kitty. Farooq Takla , an aide of underworld don and 1993 Mumbai serial blasts accused Dawood Ibrahim has been deported. Nikam said the co-accused was responsible for arranging the stay of other conspirators in Dubai and managed their training well as handling of explosive materials. Read More »

SC relief to Hadiya, sets aside HC order annulling her marriage

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A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra had observed that the NIA probe will have no bearing in deciding the aspects of legitimacy of marriage of Hadiya and Shafin Jahan . "They (NIA) can not investigate into the marital status", the top court had observed. The Hadiya case has been in the news for quite a while . Hadiya's father had claimed that Shefin had ISIS links. Read More »

PM Narendra Modi expresses strong disapproval over vandalism of statues

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said it was imperative that people are made aware about the importance of their duties as asserting ones own rights without rendering duties is against the fundamental value of the Constitution. "As a party, we in the BJP believe that a wide range of ideas and ideologies can coexist in India. India's diversity and the vibrant spirit of debate and discussion is what strengthens us", he said. Read More »

Crude Oil Surges as IEA Forecasts Stronger Demand

However, it's clear that OPEC is anxious and wants shale companies to slow their production increases or contribute to output cuts to keep prices elevated. Boosted by economic growth in Asia and a resurgent petrochemicals industry in the United States , global oil demand is expected to increase by 6.9 million barrels per day to reach 104.7 million barrels per day by 2023, according to the IEA's report. Read More »

Neiphiu Rio set to take oath as Nagaland CM today

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In the recently concluded Assembly elections, the ruling NPF won 26 seats. Rio is heading the "People's Democratic Alliance" government in partnership with the BJP. The Governor said he had received Letters of Support in Mr Rio's favour from 12 legislators of the BJP, one letter from the JD (U) and another from an Independent MLA, besides the 18 legislatures of the NDPP . Read More »

Former Trump campaign aide wavers on defying Mueller inquiry

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His demeanor was so manic at times , that some interviewers questioned whether he was under the influence. Following the news that Mueller had subpoenaed him, Nunberg had a spectacular meltdown and appeared to ramble on cable news networks about Trump's alleged elections misconduct. Read More »