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United States trade groups urge Trump to avoid tariffs against China United States trade groups urge Trump to avoid tariffs against China
- Марта 19, 2018

Sweeping tariffs would provoke retaliation, stifling USA exports and raising costs for US businesses and consumers, the groups said in their letter to Trump. "We urge the administration to take measured, commercially meaningful actions consistent with worldwide obligations that benefit USA exporters, importers, and investors, rather than penalize the American consumer and jeopardize recent gains in American competitiveness", they said. (more...)
Up to 70 homes and buildings destroyed by ferocious fast-moving bushfire Up to 70 homes and buildings destroyed by ferocious fast-moving bushfire
- Марта 19, 2018

But residents have been traumatised by the speed of the flames which took barely half an hour to cross the Bega River and hit the Tathra area. 'It's terrible but it could have been a lot, lot worse, ' one resident said early on Monday morning. (more...)
Pompeo set to meet with Tillerson Pompeo set to meet with Tillerson
- Марта 19, 2018

Paul has made regular use of the filibuster or other lengthy floor speeches during his time in the Senate, tipping the government into a brief shutdown last month, and attempting to stall John Brennan's nomination for Central Intelligence Agency director in 2013. (more...)
TDP, YSR Congress to push for no-confidence motion today TDP, YSR Congress to push for no-confidence motion today
- Марта 19, 2018

The YSR Congress said it was forced to move the no-confidence motion, alleging that the Centre had gone back on its word about granting Andhra Pradesh special category status. With the no-confidence motion set to fail and posing no danger to the government, the whole exercise is likely to become a slanging match between NDA and Opposition. (more...)
Russia: Russia: "The Russian side reserves the right to take further retaliatory measures"
- Марта 19, 2018

The Skripals are reported to be in critical condition, but British authorities have provided no further information about their status. Skripal, who was convicted in Russian Federation of selling state secrets to Britain, and his daughter, Yulia were poisoned in the southern city of Salisbury. (more...)
Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation as Republicans warn to leave Mueller alone Trump slams Federal Bureau of Investigation as Republicans warn to leave Mueller alone
- Марта 19, 2018

Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, said on CBS News' " Face the Nation " Sunday that it would be a "huge mistake" and "a true constitutional crisis" for the president to fire Mueller, whom he described as being "as straight an arrow as there is in America". (more...)
Japan says S Korea's Moon promised help to resolve abduction issue Japan says S Korea's Moon promised help to resolve abduction issue
- Марта 19, 2018

Talks between Sweden and North Korea in Stockholm will continue on Saturday after initially being due to end late on Friday, a source with knowledge of the situation said. risky game of aggravating (the) situation in and around the Korean peninsula and driving the whole world into a possible disaster of nuclear war". The ministry noted that Sweden is a non-permanent member of the Security Council for the 2017-2018 period. (more...)
Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against Britain over spy attack row Russian Federation announces retaliatory measures against Britain over spy attack row
- Марта 19, 2018

Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found unconscious on a bench outside a shopping centre in Salisbury, after they were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent. The Russian government has denied any involvement in the attack. It also said it is ordering the closure in Russian Federation of the British Council, a government-backed organization for cultural and scientific cooperation, and is ending an agreement to reopen the British consulate in St. (more...)
Boy, 2, previously reported missing in Colorado Springs dies at hospital Boy, 2, previously reported missing in Colorado Springs dies at hospital
- Марта 19, 2018

The toddler was reportedly with an older sibling, playing in that area. That Amber Alert was canceled Sunday morning. Dominguez was taken to the hospital and, later that day, he perished. Investigators said Nain was reported missing on Saturday night, only to be found with serious injuries. He was last seen wearing green sweatshirt and sweatpants near 1215 Forest Rd at about 5 p.m. (more...)
Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls
- Марта 19, 2018

Navalny calling on his supporters to boycott the vote - the Kremlin's chief concern was making sure turnout was high enough on Sunday to give Mr. Putin's win a sense of legitimacy. Election officials say efforts to encourage a higher turnout are in line with the law. A Russian on the International Space Station was reported to have voted while in orbit. (more...)
The Austin Package Bombings Could Be Considered a Hate Crime The Austin Package Bombings Could Be Considered a Hate Crime
- Марта 19, 2018

Manley then said he wanted to tap into the psyche of the bomber or bombers. The third blast critically injured a 75-year-old woman Monday, just hours after another explosion killed a 17-year-old boy and injured a woman. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has also offered an additional $15,000 for any tips leading to an arrest. Manley said he believed the bombings were being used to send a message to the community. (more...)
United States announces new sanctions against Russians over 2016 election interference United States announces new sanctions against Russians over 2016 election interference
- Марта 19, 2018

But congressional critics called the administration's action a woefully inadequate retaliation for Russian Federation interference in the 2016 USA election and other actions. The U.S. Treasury Department announced the sanctions amid withering criticism accusing Trump and his administration of failing to use its congressionally mandated authority to punish Russian Federation. (more...)
Manmohan Singh: Providing adequate defence infra another hollow Government promise Manmohan Singh: Providing adequate defence infra another hollow Government promise
- Марта 19, 2018

Former Union Minister P Chidambaram criticized the BJP's economic performance, saying it inherited a "strong economy" which "started in 1990s when Rajiv Gandhi sowed seeds of liberalization". He also lambasted Pakistan for its support to cross-border terrorism. That certainly is not acceptable to us. "We should warn Pakistan that their actions are detrimental to peace and prosperity", Singh added. (more...)
Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats as spy dispute escalates Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats as spy dispute escalates
- Марта 19, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May moved on Wednesday to expel 23 Russian diplomats from the United Kingdom after Moscow blew past a United Kingdom -imposed deadline to explain the poisoning of the Skripals. "It is possible that (Britain) will continue to respond; we are ready for this". "Today Russia stands alone and isolated". President Vladimir Putin's spokesman today rejected Britain's "unfounded accusations" and "ultimatums" over the poisoning of a former double agent in Britain. (more...)
Inspirational London teacher wins $1m Global Teacher Prize Inspirational London teacher wins $1m Global Teacher Prize
- Марта 19, 2018

Accepting her award, Zafirakou said: "The community where I teach in Brent is beautifully diverse and indeed is one of the most multicultural communities in the world". Ms Zafirakou, who was born in London , praised the diversity of her school's population and said the students are intense in their pursuit of education despite living in crowded homes where it is hard to find a quiet place to study and where many have to care for their siblings after school. (more...)
Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election Vladimir Putin wins Russian presidential election
- Марта 19, 2018

The country's Central Election Commission said that more than half the nation's voters cast ballots by 5 p.m. Moscow time. The exit poll from 1,200 polling stations around Russian Federation gave second place to Communist candidate Pavel Grudinin with 11.2 percent. (more...)
Beachwood Place to reopen Sunday at noon following shooting Beachwood Place to reopen Sunday at noon following shooting
- Марта 19, 2018

Cleveland 19 reports, "the dispatcher said two people were taken to the hospital, but the dispatcher was not sure if the people transported to the hospital were related to the shooting". First, one man was shot in the leg outside of Sak's Fifth Avenue at the mall around 3 p.m. March 17, which put the mall on lockdown. Police in Beachwood have confirmed they are investigating a pair of shooting incidents that happened St. (more...)
Ten Punjab AAP MLAs meet Arvind Kejriwal Ten Punjab AAP MLAs meet Arvind Kejriwal
- Марта 19, 2018

Upset with Kejriwal's apology , party leader Bhagwant Mann had resigned as AAP Punjab president. The chief minister is said to have given an explanation behind his apology to Mr Majithia. There have been different demands by the AAP MLAs and party leaders from Punjab after Mr Kejriwal's apology letter went public, ranging from giving them more autonomy to forming a different group in protest. (more...)
Spy poisoning: Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats Spy poisoning: Russian Federation to expel 23 British diplomats
- Марта 19, 2018

It ordered the diplomats to leave within a week. TASS said Moscow was expected to inform Bristow about retaliatory measures after Britain's decision to expel Russian diplomats over the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter. (more...)
Uber, Ola To Go On Indefinite Strike From Midnight Uber, Ola To Go On Indefinite Strike From Midnight
- Марта 19, 2018

The strike is being organised by Sanjay Naik of Maharashtra Navnirman Vahatuk Sena . They say that the companies are not able to cover their costs even. The transport Minister added that their government is working on addressing the passengers' problems and complaints and said that they will implement the various government measures to curb this. (more...)