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Industry groups say US tariffs will cost jobs, raise prices Industry groups say US tariffs will cost jobs, raise prices
- March 12, 2018

The message that Trump's America will fight back against trade cheats to make the country great again worked in the presidential election campaign. Scorning NAFTA may please some hard-bitten protectionists in the country, but is no policy for economic success nor reducing the trade deficit. (more...)
United Kingdom to seek exemption from U.S. steel tariffs United Kingdom to seek exemption from U.S. steel tariffs
- March 12, 2018

American companies that rely heavily on aluminum and steel have raised alarm that President Donald Trump's tariffs on imports of the metals will raise costs and hurt workers. That's not what is happening with Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs. The tariffs are being applied on the grounds of national security, which the president said was a "very important aspect" of NAFTA, which came into force in 1994. (more...)
Trump upset with Sanders over Stormy Daniels response Trump upset with Sanders over Stormy Daniels response
- March 12, 2018

While Solid Gold had previously advertised that Stormy's performance would be accompanied by an auction of a dress the porn star wore during her alleged affair with Trump, any mention of the auction was taken down before the event. Arbitration clauses are included in agreements as a way to resolve disputes without going to court. "She's looking to disclose the truth about what happened", Avenatti said. (more...)
Jeff Flake: Trump needs a Republican opponent in 2020 Jeff Flake: Trump needs a Republican opponent in 2020
- March 12, 2018

But the issue of tariffs has sparked the Wisconsin Republican's strongest criticism of the president's policies. The president signed a proclamation authorizing the tariffs at a meeting Thursday afternoon with workers from the steel and aluminum industries. (more...)
Judy Garland's Daughter, Singer Lorna Luft, Collapses After Concert Judy Garland's Daughter, Singer Lorna Luft, Collapses After Concert
- March 12, 2018

The 65-year-old singer was reportedly performing the second of four shows at the Pizza Express Jazz Club when she 'forgot the lyrics and monologue'. Luft, who is in remission from breast cancer, had been scheduled to play two more concerts at the London venue. (more...)
Australian police seek Irish tourists accused of scamming and stealing Australian police seek Irish tourists accused of scamming and stealing
- March 12, 2018

Both the men and women have been reported to police for scamming food by claiming they found hair in their meal, or that a piece of glass cut their mouth. Those accused of shoddy tamacing work have been said to offer "discounted repairs on bitumen driveways and roofing whilst providing sub-standard services or failing to complete the work or to even turn up". (more...)
FC Goa share goals; Chennaiyin pocket advantage FC Goa share goals; Chennaiyin pocket advantage
- March 11, 2018

Though F C Goa had major possession of the ball in the first half, both teams preferred to penetrate into each other's line of defense with some quick break away moves. The men in white had another great chance in the 20th minute but Francis Fernandes failed to connect the ball in off a nice through pass. On all these three occasion, FC Goa fumbled. (more...)
Calm before the storm: Winter storm warning begins at 7 pm Calm before the storm: Winter storm warning begins at 7 pm
- March 11, 2018

According to the National Weather Service as of 8:30 p.m. Syracuse is likely to get 4 to 6 inches. He expected a total in the double digits. Highest snow accumulations will be in the hilly areas. Before Winter Storm Quinn drops over a foot of snow in some places, get all the info. The probability of from 3 to 6 inches was 30 percent, AccuWeather said. (more...)
Trump says Australia could be exempt from steel, aluminum tariffs Trump says Australia could be exempt from steel, aluminum tariffs
- March 11, 2018

United States President Donald Trump has announced he will not be imposing steel and aluminium tariffs on Australia . Labor's finance spokesman, Jim Chalmers, said it remained to be seen what expectations Trump might attach to the deal but Australia did already have a long history of co-operation with the USA on both economic and military fronts. (more...)
Japan marks 7th anniversary of tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disaster Japan marks 7th anniversary of tsunami and Fukushima nuclear disaster
- March 12, 2018

Ceremony goers also heard personal stories from three surviving residents from the disaster-hit Fukushima region . "I wish I had told him to run away much earlier". In addition, more than 3,600 people - majority from Fukushima - died from causes such as illness and suicide linked to the aftermath of the tragedy, government data showed. (more...)
President Trump's lawyer secured a restraining order against porn star Stormy Daniels President Trump's lawyer secured a restraining order against porn star Stormy Daniels
- March 11, 2018

She said Trump had won "the arbitration" but also seemed to indicate that he may not have known about the settlement in the first place. In an appearance on NBC's Today show, Avenatti said "yes" when asked whether Daniels and Trump had a sexual relationship, and he said there was "no question" that Trump knew about the hush money payment when it happened in October 2016. (more...)
Trump fa la vittima e minaccia l'Europa Trump fa la vittima e minaccia l'Europa
- March 11, 2018

E' quanto emerge dal primo studio elaborato da Coldiretti/Ixe' sull'impatto per l'Italia delle contromisure ipotizzate dalla Commissione Europea da varare in consultazione con gli Stati membri, dopo l'annuncio del presidente degli Stati Uniti Donald Trump dell'applicazione di Dazi su importazioni di acciaio ed alluminio . (more...)
Mnuchin: US in talks with countries seeking tariff exemptions Mnuchin: US in talks with countries seeking tariff exemptions
- March 11, 2018

In response, the Prime Minister also tweeted about the conversation, writing: "Great discussion today on security and trade". "Thank you for confirming new tariffs won't have to be imposed on Australian steel & aluminium - good for jobs in Australia and in USA!" 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 USA would cause ... (more...)
Taliban attacks Afghan soldiers in Farah, killing at least 24 Taliban attacks Afghan soldiers in Farah, killing at least 24
- March 11, 2018

A total of 24 members of the Afghan security services were killed as a result of two attacks staged by militants in the country's western province of Farah, local media reported on Saturday. Fared Bakhtawar, head of the provincial council, said that seven army commandos and eight police are among the dead. Violence has been on the rise as Afghan security forces struggle against a surge in attacks by anti-government fighters since the drawdown of foreign forces over the past three years. (more...)
Area Steel Company Will Take a Big Hit From Trump Tariffs Area Steel Company Will Take a Big Hit From Trump Tariffs
- March 11, 2018

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Wednesday that Canada and Mexico may get a special "carve-out" that would protect them from the tariffs. Trump offered relief from steel and aluminium tariffs to countries that "treat us fairly on trade", a gesture aimed at putting pressure on Canada and Mexico to give ground in separate talks on renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement . (more...)
Chuck Todd Rips Steve Mnuchin Over Trump's Chuck Todd Rips Steve Mnuchin Over Trump's "Son of a Bitch" Insult
- March 11, 2018

Calling Todd " Sleepy Eyes", the president added that the Meet the Press host is a "sleepy son of a bitch ". "He's using those vulgarities in the context of a campaign rally ". "Yesterday's rally was sort of him unleashed ". "And I'm saying, you know, I'm really smart". "Obviously, there were a lot of amusing moments at that rally". (more...)
Beware undue hope on North Korea and its nuclear program Beware undue hope on North Korea and its nuclear program
- March 11, 2018

Japan plans to cover most of the ¥350 million to ¥400 million in initial costs thought needed to inspect the Nyongbyon nuclear complex, which includes a uranium enrichment plant, reactor and fuel-reprocessing facility, the officials said Saturday. (more...)
Manchester's Piccadilly Station Closed As Protesters Storm Tracks Manchester's Piccadilly Station Closed As Protesters Storm Tracks
- March 11, 2018

The protest began at around 1.30pm but National Rail have said services are likely to be delayed until at least half four this afternoon. They said a normal service was expected to resume after about 3pm. More info when we have it'. While the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) is viewed by US-backed forces as key in the fight against Isis in the country, the Turkish government considers it a terrorist group. (more...)
At Least 11 Dead In Private Plane Crash In Southwestern Iran At Least 11 Dead In Private Plane Crash In Southwestern Iran
- March 11, 2018

That's according to a report Sunday night on the crash that quotes the Iranian Red Crescent. News website asriran .com is quoting the country's Civil Aviation Organization spokesman, Reza Jafarizadeh, as saying it was a private jet that crashed some 370 kilometers (230 miles) south of the capital Tehran. (more...)
N. Korea agrees to halt missile tests until meeting N. Korea agrees to halt missile tests until meeting
- March 11, 2018

I believe they will honour that commitment!" Against that menacing backdrop, Asian leaders see the prospect of a Trump-Kim summit as a helpful, de-escalating step, experts said . Not fair or sustainable. "It will all work out!" 'The deal with North Korea is very much in the making and will be, if completed, a very good one for the World . (more...)

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