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Merkel set for fourth term with SPD grand coalition


In the end, nearly two-thirds of the valid votes cast by the party's 464,000 members favored a coalition deal with Merkel's Christian Democrats and their Bavarian sister party. With a resumption of the "grand coalition " government now assured, the SPD's pick for finance minister will be among the most-watched decisions ahead. Read More »

Trump draws global condemnation over tariffs


After President Xi Jinping's top economic adviser Liu He wrapped up his five-day visit to Washington, Chinese state media reported on Saturday that the two countries had made some progress on the issue. The removal of the term limit is widely speculated to enable President Xi Jinping to continue in office as head of the ruling Communist Party of China, ( CPC ), Chief of the military and the largely ceremonial Presidency possibly for life. Read More »

Solar Capital (SLRC) Rating Increased to Sell at BidaskClub

Sabby Management Llc who had been investing in Gw Pharmaceuticals Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $3.10B market cap company. The stock decreased 1.44% or $5.02 during the last trading session, reaching $344.67. JMP Securities raised shares of Solar Capital from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating in a report on Tuesday, January 16th. The stock has "Buy" rating by Maxim Group on Wednesday, August 2. Read More »

US Aircraft Carrier Arrives In Vietnam In First Such Visit Since War


Vietnam has also urged its fellow ASEAN nations to take a stronger stance against China in the South China Sea , though the body has largely chosen not to forcefully challenge Beijing. The two sides also underlined the importance of the "maintenance of freedom of navigation and over-flight in the South China Sea, full respect for diplomatic and legal processes, peaceful settlement of disputes without resorting to the threat or use of force, and in accordance with worldwide law", it said. Read More »

President Trump Suggests Executing Drug Dealers


Kushner, long the second-most powerful man in the West Wing, is under siege. A WHITE House lurching from crisis to crisis appeared close to complete meltdown yesterday, as President Donald Trump's staff struggled to limit damage from two impulsive moves with far-reaching consequences. Read More »

Oscars host Kimmel takes on Hollywood sexism


The late-night host also referenced the sexual harassment scandal that has roiled Hollywood, mentioning disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein by name and saying he deserved to be expelled from the academy most of all . "We need to set an example", he said. No Golden Globes-style fashion protest was held by organizers of Time's Up , the initiative begun by several hundred prominent women in entertainment to combat sexual harassment. Read More »

Winter storm 2018: 2 children among 5 killed by fallen trees


It also hit transportation from the Middle Atlantic into New England, with more than a quarter of flights into and out of New York's three major airports and Boston's airport canceled. While the deadly nor'easter has moved offshore, high tides are expected Sunday on the New England coast. Officials did what they could to prepare prior to the storm but urged people in areas at risk of flooding to evacuate . Read More »

CBSE Board Exams 2018 For Class X, XII Begin Today


According to a CBSE official, a total of 16,38,428 candidates have registered for Class X examination, while 11,86,306 candidates have registered for Class XII examination. It is always better to reach the examination centre 30-40 minutes before the scheduled time rather than getting late and missing out the paper. Meanwhile, exams for the SSCE students will commence from April 2. Read More »

USA holds 'frank' talks on trade with Chinese envoy - White House official

President Donald Trump said he would impose steep tariffs on imported steel and aluminum in a veiled threat to China. Liu was dispatched to Washington to smooth over ties with China's largest trading partner. economic and trade relationships so as to bring more benefits to the two peoples, said Liu. Yet, with the surplus in China's favour proving an itch that US President Donald Trump can not stop scratching in his bid to achieve what he calls "fair and reciprocal" trade relationships - in ... Read More »

Youth will take country to great heights in 21st century: PM


It is a big change", Modi said addressing the youth via video conference on the theme - "Youth Power: "A vision for New India". Modi began his address by saying that there's always something substantial to be learnt through the interactions with the Younger generations. Read More »

Twitch Prime users are receiving free Fortnite outfits


If you're a Twitch Prime sub, you can get the exclusive Battle Royale Havoc Outfit and Back Bling , an exclusive Battle Royale Sub Commander Outfit and Slipstram Glider, exclusive Save the World Heroes Sub Commando Jonesy and Havoc , and four exclusive Twitch Chat Emojis. Read More »

Renaissance Group LLC Trims Stake in Crown Holdings, Inc. (CCK)

Harvest Capital Strategies Llc who had been investing in Servicesource Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $334.47 million market cap company. Palouse reported 190,591 shares stake. Crown has a fifty-two week low of $48.86 and a fifty-two week high of $62.27. (NASDAQ:FB). Clear Harbor Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability reported 4,016 shares. Read More »

What does Trump think on guns?


Murphy was referring to Trump's bipartisan roundtable discussion Wednesday with lawmakers to discuss legislation addressing gun restrictions, mental health reforms, and tightened background checks, among other issues. "We've never had this level of opposition before, not ever ..." "If we don't, we're going to get hurt because most Americans believe we should solve problems that Americans are facing like gun violence", Graham said. Read More »

Pressure On PM May As Opposition Backs Post-Brexit Customs Union


This also means Brussels sets Britain's tariffs of duties on items coming in from non-member countries, such as America and China. Mark Littlewood, the director general of the Institute of Economic Affairs, said: "Membership of the customs union is a choice the Government has to make and it is a very straightforward one". Read More »

NZ to help with Papua New Guinea's relief after 7.5 magnitude quake


The latest tremor, which occurred at 1956 GMT Sunday, was initially determined to be at 6.307 degrees south latitude and 142.620 degrees east longitude at a depth of 10 km. Aid agencies said almost 150,000 people remained in urgent need of emergency supplies as damaged roads and landslides hampered the delivery of aid to isolated communities. Read More »

Naga governor asks Neiphiu Rio to form government


An order signed on Sunday by EC Secretary Arvind Kumar said a tabulation error made by the Returning Officer on Saturday led to the declaration of N.R. Acharya said he has asked Rio to submit signatures of all the 32 MLAs supporting him by Monday. "This for the notice of those like Kodiyeri Balakrishnan who said that the BJP's victory is temporary -The gain made by the BJP in the North-eastern states is not based on a trend that lashed out one fine morning". Read More »

Guatemala, in nod to Trump, will move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

President Donald Trump's December decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and it is the first country besides the United States to set a date for moving its embassy there. The decision in December by President Trump to transfer the USA embassy to the disputed city of Jerusalem has drawn widespread condemnation, with critics saying it damages hopes for a negotiated Middle East peace. Read More »

BJP to form govt in Nagaland, may ally with NPF: Rijiju

Governor P.B. Acharya has asked both NDPP leader Neiphiu Rio and Zeliang to submit signed documents backing their claims of support. National Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) secretary general Abu Metha said PDA - comprising NDPP, BJP , JDU and Independents - was formed on Sunday for the formation of a new government under the leadership of Rio as CM. Read More »

Florida's state Senate strikes down proposed ban on assault weapons


Senators rejected a last ditch effort to find common ground, voting down an amendment which would have removed both the Marshal Program and the gun control provisions in the bill. "So, we can do a lot of things, but this is kind of the one thing that is consistent", said State Sen. "Never again. Please ban assault weapons". David Simmons. Read More »

Bengaluru: CM convenes all party meet on Cauvery on March 7


Stating that Palaniswami told him that the Prime Minister is reluctant to meet an all-party delegation from the state, Stalin said it was an insult to the entire population of Tamil Nadu and its farming community that is under severe stress due to repeated droughts over the past few years. Read More »

Trump threatens tax on European cars


But critics of Trump's approach have often complained that tariffs and trade wars only drive up costs for domestic consumers, a move that would make German cars more expensive for US consumers. "But at this point in time there will be no country exclusions", Navarro said, without elaborating. Daco noted that while United States plants can increase domestic production of steel and aluminum, the cost will be higher than imported metal so "you're also going to get impact of higher domestic ... Read More »

EPS Predictions Review: Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. (PPBI)

About 674,887 shares traded or 9.63% up from the average. McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) has declined 15.45% since March 2, 2017 and is downtrending. The Company's principal business is attracting deposits from small and middle market businesses and consumers and investing those deposits together with funds generated from operations and borrowings, primarily in commercial business loans and various types of commercial real estate (CRE) loans. Read More »

Two State Troopers Hit on Thruway


Both were taken to the hospital in serious, but stable condition. When they got to the scene, the two troopers set out flares and emergency lighting to allow a tow truck to remove the vehicle, police said. He is now in NYS Police custody and will be arraigned later today. Karow was in the intensive care unit after undergoing surgery Sunday, while Swartz was still undergoing surgery as of Sunday afternoon, troopers said. Read More »

North willing to hold talks with United States: S Korea


North Korea has expressed a willingness to engage the dialogue, South Korea's presidential office revealed Sunday. The Treasury Department said it was barring US business transactions with nine worldwide shipping companies from China , Hong Kong, Singapore and Panama, and nine of their vessels. Read More »

Philando Castile Fund Settles City's School Lunch Debt


The lunch debt of 37,000 students in St. Paul, Minnesota, is now gone, and it's thanks in part to Philando Castile . The charity fund's original goal was to raise to enough money to pay off the lunch debts of families at Castile's former school, but the YouCaring initiative raised so much money that it is able to pay off all of lunch debts in the St. Read More »

NY Senate Republicans Block Effort to Pass More Gun Regulations


A bill that would allow judges to issue so-called Extreme Risk Protection Orders that would block individuals deemed likely to harm themselves or others from possessing or purchasing guns was approved by the Assembly Codes Committee and is likely to be approved by the full Assembly in the coming days. Read More »

Lionel Messi Scores 600th Career Goal With Stunning Free-Kick v Atletico Madrid

The unbeaten Blaugrana had drawn three of their previous five league fixtures, but have restored a comfortable cushion to Atletico and are 15 points clear of Real Madrid . Thomas Partey fouled Messi 25 yards out with 25 minutes on the clock. Atletico , knowing defeat would all but end their title hopes, came out on the attack in the second half. Read More »