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US, China trade measures to threaten global economy US, China trade measures to threaten global economy
- March 24, 2018

But fundamental changes such as joint venture requirements that often can not be negotiated without technology transfers and industrial policies aimed at acquiring and investing in more US technology firms will not come without significant protracted pressure on China - and economic pain for the United States. (more...)
Clocks go forward an hour at 1am Sunday for British Summer Time Clocks go forward an hour at 1am Sunday for British Summer Time
- March 24, 2018

But time could be running out for the twice-a-year clock change. And when do clocks go forward and back next year? The clocks will go back again on Sunday, October 28, 2018. Supporters say it reduces traffic accidents in winter, saves energy, boosts tourism and encourages more people to exercise outdoors. British Summer Time was first introduced in 1907 by William Willett to help the war effort throughout the summer months during the First World War. (more...)
Target, Kroger In Merger Talks To Counter Amazon's Grocery Moves
- March 24, 2018

Today's market analysis platforms permit traders to quickly review a trading system's performance and evaluate its capability and potential profitability. Analysts therefore view the investment as a net loss. A rating of 1 or 2 would be indicating a Buy recommendation. The firm has "Sell" rating given on Friday, June 23 by UBS. (more...)
Track and field competes at first meet Track and field competes at first meet
- March 24, 2018

Demaris takes on the seniority leadership role while also being one of the top performers. "We've got some shoes to fill, but I think we've got some kids that can probably step up", Lasley said. "We've got a really, really good group of distance people that are still young, and I expect them to be better this year than they were last year and they were pretty decent last year". (more...)
Our nation, our call: Arming teachers = anarchy in our schools Our nation, our call: Arming teachers = anarchy in our schools
- March 24, 2018

As part of its "Campaign for total education ", AMSU Kakching District Committee visited Phoubakchao Laipham Upper Primary School in Sekmaijin Khunou to take stock of the present condition of the school. History teachers will remember that if barricades and armed security personnel on the Fort Hood military base couldn't prevent one of the worst mass shootings in our history, no amount of fortification in our schools will ever do the job. (more...)
Facebook regrets lawsuit threat against Cambridge Analytica reporters Facebook regrets lawsuit threat against Cambridge Analytica reporters
- March 24, 2018

The firm reportedly used that information to target voters. Separately, the leaders of the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee also asked Zuckerberg to testify. "It may take up to 90 days from the beginning of the deletion process to delete all of the things you've posted". When a friend of yours gives access to an app, that app then has access to some of your information. (more...)
Show of unity by BSP MLAs at dinner meet Show of unity by BSP MLAs at dinner meet
- March 24, 2018

The BJP has fielded Anil Kumar Agarwal, a businessman, as its ninth candidate forcing a contest in the elections. Singh, who is also party's deputy leader in the legislative assembly, organized the dinner at his Gomtinagar residence on Wednesday. (more...)
Founder of Toys 'R' Us dies at 94 Founder of Toys 'R' Us dies at 94
- March 24, 2018

Last Wednesday Toys R Us announced it would close all of its United Kingdom stores after administrators failed to find a buyer for the collapsed retailer, resulting in the loss of 3,000 jobs . He and other investors have pledged a total of $200 million in financing and hope to raise four times that amount in crowdfunding in order to bid for up to 400 of the Toys "R" Us stores being liquidated in bankruptcy. (more...)
China allows foreigners to enter $27 trillion payments market China allows foreigners to enter $27 trillion payments market
- March 24, 2018

Lighthizer is testifying before the Senate Finance Committee. "But there is a chance for them to compete in the cross-border payment market". "We will just observe what occurs now, but I would say that the commercial, economic and geopolitical reality that we must take cognisance of is that China has arrived as a major technological competitor". (more...)
Russian Federation is a rogue state. Will Theresa May do what Trump hasn't? Russian Federation is a rogue state. Will Theresa May do what Trump hasn't?
- March 24, 2018

Britain's foreign secretary accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of personally ordering the poisoning of the Skripals, who remain hospitalised in critical condition after the March 4 attack. "The use of a nerve agent in Salisbury follows a well-established pattern of Russian state aggression", it said in a second tweet linked to a slideshow listing alleged Russian contraventions of global rules. (more...)
United States files trade complaint against China over licensing practices United States files trade complaint against China over licensing practices
- March 24, 2018

The risk of an escalation in which there were a broad-based tariff across a range of Chinese goods followed by a response from Beijing that was commensurate with that would cause a hit to US and Chinese growth, a rise in USA inflation and possibly prompt China to take domestic action to boost growth. (more...)
Russian diplomats expelled from UK Russian diplomats expelled from UK
- March 24, 2018

Moscow retaliated against May's move to expel 23 Russians by announcing the expulsion of the same number of Britons. Britain says the Skripals were poisoned with a Russian-made nerve agent, in violation of an worldwide ban on chemical weapons. (more...)
Virginia Beach man arrested for threatening to murder Rep. Scott Taylor Virginia Beach man arrested for threatening to murder Rep. Scott Taylor
- March 24, 2018

The aggression wasn't a first for Godwin, the US attorney's office said in a Friday statement . "I will just handle this myself", Godwin allegedly said to a Taylor staffer. The official charge he faces is threatening to murder and assault a USA official, which comes with a maximum penalty of 10 years, if convicted. He made his initial appearance at the federal courthouse on Friday in Norfolk, but his bond hearing and preliminary hearing will be on Tuesday. (more...)
Security alert over at Cambridge Analytica's London HQ Security alert over at Cambridge Analytica's London HQ
- March 24, 2018

In a statement on Friday, before the 18 enforcement officers went in, the ICO said, "We're pleased with the decision of the judge and we plan to execute the warrant shortly". The notice came after reports that political parties had used the data analytics firm during elections. "The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has issued a notice to Cambridge Analytica, wherein the serious breach of propriety and misuse of data meant to profile and influence voting behaviour has ... (more...)
US President Donald Trump Threatens Former Vice President Joe Biden With Violence US President Donald Trump Threatens Former Vice President Joe Biden With Violence
- March 24, 2018

Nevertheless, if Biden does choose to chase the democratic nomination, he and Trump could potentially go head-to-head during the next run for president . Biden boasted about beating up the president while he was at a rally against sexual violence for his organization It's On Us. Biden has previously said he thinks he could have won the presidency if he had stood in 2016. (more...)
Industry Sounds Off on Trump's Actions Against China Industry Sounds Off on Trump's Actions Against China
- March 24, 2018

Trump's actions fulfil his campaign pledge to demand fairer trade deals with countries and to retaliate against trading partners if the U.S. does not secure better agreements. Analysts say having direct oversight of the media will help the party hammer home its message domestically and also work to improve its image internationally. (more...)
Cyclone set to make land as category 4 Cyclone set to make land as category 4
- March 24, 2018

EDT (0436 UTC) the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Storm Nora as it continued moving between northern Australia and New Guinea. Gulf cyclones were more unpredictable, and a coastal crossing of the Cape York Peninsula was possible anywhere south of Weipa on Saturday afternoon or Sunday, the Bureau of Meteorology said. (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

Beforehand, marchers tried twice to gain access to Interstate 5, only to be met by about a dozen California Highway Patrol officers in riot gear and on horseback. Clark was holding a cellphone when he was killed. Sacramento police spokeswoman Matthew said Clark could have assumed police were in the area because a Sacramento County Sheriff's Department helicopter was circling overhead. (more...)
No more free reign to China: Donald Trump after announcing tariffs No more free reign to China: Donald Trump after announcing tariffs
- March 24, 2018

Chinese officials last month launched a probe into American sorghum imports, and both agricultural products come from regions more supportive of Trump. Similarly, the trade deficit is unlikely to be resolved through higher tariffs . "If that is true, the impacts to the Chinese economy, to the Sino-U.S. (more...)
Barack Obama shares parenting advice with New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Barack Obama shares parenting advice with New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern
- March 24, 2018

Today Mr Obama will today meet with Wahine Toa, a group of Maori women leaders. He was gifted with a whale tooth pendant and was honored with a hongi - a greeting in which two people press their noses and foreheads together. Before the dinner and speech, Sydney residents tried to catch a glimpse of the former USA president, who waved to a crowd as he toured the Sydney Opera House. (more...)

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