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White House Walks Back Donald Trump's Gun Control Rhetoric

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He wants to ban bump stocks - devices that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like a fully automatic one - and he said he will do it with or without the cooperation of Congress. "It is going to have to be you", Sen. "We're not ditching any constitutional protections simply because the last person the President talked to today doesn't like them", said Nebraska Republican Senator Ben Sasse. Read More »

Is Trump really exposing Aussie business to a trade war?

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Trade wars are bad for America for a good reason: We're an exporting nation, and OH is an exporting state. Meanwhile, Turkey stated it would act together with the European Union on behalf of the WTO, against the threats President Trump repeatedly put forward. Read More »

Will Make Up Days Missed During Strike

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Paine said missed class time also can be made up by adding school days in June or using accrued instructional time from longer school days. However, he said school systems have options for how that will happen, and they've been instructed to work with students, parents and community members to lessen the impact if possible. Read More »

University strikes: unions threaten further industrial action to hit exam period

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The National Union of Students has urged members to join their lecturers on the picket lines, despite fears that the walk out will harm their exams. The University and Colleges Union (UCU) has today floated the possibility of another 14 days of strikes, created to hit the exam and assessment period this summer, should the ongoing pensions dispute not reach a resolution in the near future. Read More »

Police Investigate 'Suspicious' Death Of Binghamton University Student

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Authorities said a suspicious death investigation was held at the residence. Anyone with information is asked to call the Binghamton Police Detective Division at 607-772-7080 or 607-772-7082. Kevin Paredes/Photo Editor Police sit outside 23 Oak St.in the City of Binghamton's West Side on Friday evening. The apartment house where Anderson's body was located is on Oak Street, just north of Riverside Drive. Read More »

State Employees Considering Walk Out Over Low Wages

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They say across-the-board pay increases for state employees have not been authorized since 2008. Earlier this week, the Oklahoma Education Association unveiled its demands for over $800 million in teacher pay raises and school funding increases for next fiscal year, along with state employee pay raises. Read More »

North Carolina Central tops Hampton to claim MEAC championship

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The Aggies outscored Florida A&M 26-14 inside. BC-BKC-MEAC-North Carolina A&T-Hampton, 1st Ld-Writethru, 177 Top-seeded Hampton stops NC A&T 96-86, reaches title gameEds: APNewsNow. Hampton 96, North Carolina A&T 86. The two teams traded baskets, and A&T ended the quarter up 47-46. Trailing 19-15 entering the second quarter, A&T went on a 17-4 run that lasted most of the second period, entering halftime with a 5-point advantage at 32-27. Read More »

Trump to EU: We'll drop our tariffs if you drop yours

As long-standing security partners of the United States, they underlined to Ambassador Lighthizer their expectation that European Union and Japanese exports to the U.S. However, it took on more urgency after Trump's tariff move. "It's clear. We need clarity", European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen said on Friday. Read More »

Another Winter Storm This Weekend?

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By the time the jet stream swings around, much of the moisture may have escaped out to sea. This is the most likely scenario, according to AccuWeather . Cities such as Norfolk, Virginia, and Ocean City, Maryland, should be prepared for flooding problems related to storm surge and heavy rainfall. The storm will redevelop Monday morning off the Mid-Atlantic coast and bring snow from Washington, D.C.to New York City. Read More »

Voting For Gorakhpur, Phulpur Bypolls Today Amid Tight Security

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Also, two assembly seats Jehanabad and Bhabhua will go for byelection. Phulpur Lok Sabha seat, which gets vacant after UP's Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya resigned from the seat. For smooth and peaceful elections, tight security arrangements have been made in both Lok Sabha seats and around 6,500 personnel of central armed para-military forces and have been deployed. Read More »

We'll drop our tariffs if you drop yours — Trump to EU

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Opponents of the tariffs spent Thursday engaged in last-minute lobbying to blunt the impact. White House officials even say the specifics of the plan remain fluid and it's unclear when they will be finalized. However, as NPR's Anthony Kuhn notes, "Despite China's objections, the tariffs are not likely to do it much damage, since less than 2 percent of China's steel exports go to the U.S". Read More »

Trump agrees to meet North Korea's Kim

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Here's what we know - and don't know. With Trump - who can not even follow his lawyers' advice to not incriminate himself - the chance of going off-script is exceptionally high, with potentially disastrous results. However, he stated that sanctions on North Korea would remain in place until the Communist country achieved denuclearisation. "While we must take any credible opportunity to talk with Pyongyang about denuclearization , we must also never forget that the DPRK continues to ... Read More »

Donald Trump announces new tariffs on steel and aluminium

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ENERGY: Benchmark U.S. crude added 64 cents to $60.76 barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude, used to price global oils, rose 77 cents to $64.38 a barrel in London. Likewise, Trump's invitation to countries to plead their case for being exempted from the tariffs might prove a tough sell. The new tariffs will take effect in 15 days, with America's neighbors indefinitely spared "to see if we can make the deal", Trump said. Read More »

1 dead in targeted shooting

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At approximately 7 p.m. on March 9, Surrey RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in that area. According to a release, a man was found suffering from injuries and taken to a nearby hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. Investigators examine evidence around a white luxury sedan, which is believed to be related to the attack. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is asking anyone with information to contact them at 604 599 0502 or call Crime Stoppers at 1 800 222 8477. Read More »

Canada-wide arrest warrant issued for missing sex offender

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Vancouver police are searching for a missing sex offender wanted on a Canada-wide arrest warrant. Holden is now serving a five year sentence for a hostage taking in 2013. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie, jeans, black running shoes, and is said to have been carrying a black and grey duffel bag. They are asking for anyone who knows his whereabouts to call 911 immediately. Read More »

Wilbur Ross: Tariffs Will Help Bring Back US Steel Industry

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The U.S. has the lowest tariffs and other trade barriers of anyone, and what it gets in return is "half-a-trillion dollars a year in trade deficits that put our wealth offshore and our jobs offshore", he argued. The targeted commodities represent a small share of total USA imports (roughly 2 per cent). With Japan a major trade partner and global investor, Suga said that, on the contrary, they contributed greatly to employment and industry in the United States. Read More »

Ink thrown at Khawaja Asif during speech in Sialkot

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In his new South Asia Policy in August previous year, Trump had called for tougher measure against Pakistan if it fails to cooperate with the USA in its fight against terrorism. He did not elaborate the forces behind the introduction of the dreaded terrorist group. "Pakistan fought a made-in-America jihad against Russian Federation in Afghanistan". Read More »

Oklahoma man arrested after child's body found

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Kinchen was last seen wearing a black jacket and gray sweatpants, with shoulder-length braided hair. Officers have exhausted all resources in searching for Kinchen, saying that her and her child's well-being is in danger. Victor Minjarez, 31, is facing charges of murder and desecration of a corpse. Authorities also discovered the body of a child, believed to be Jody, in the residence where Minjarez was located, police say. Read More »

CPM expels Shuhaib murder accused from party

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Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and CPI-M state secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan were present at the meeting of the party's district committee which took the action against the workers. The district leadership of the CPM had earlier announced to take disciplinary action if the accused were found associated with it. District secretary P Jayarajan had said the party would follow its own norms in this regard and would not take any action just on the basis of police naming some as suspects. Read More »

Stormy Daniels struts her stuff amid legal tussle with Trump

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Stormy Daniels strutted her stuff at a Florida strip club Friday night - shedding her clothes as well as her fears about speaking about her relationship with President Trump . Daniels' lawyer is fighting back by declaring he can prove President Trump knew that Cohen paid hush money to Daniels. "There's nothing that anyone can say that I haven't heard", she said. Read More »

Rational Advisors LLC Invests $731000 in DR Horton Inc (DHI)

During the same period last year, the company posted $0.55 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that D. R. Horton Inc will post 3.82 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Finally, Mizuho set a $56.00 price objective on shares of D. R. Horton and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Thursday, January 18th. Read More »

EU, Japan push for Trump tariff exemptions

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Lighthizer's meetings with European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom and separately with Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko were long planned, but they took on added urgency as allies warned the USA moves could provoke a global trade war. Read More »

Furstinger, New Mexico Beat Wyoming 85-75 in MWC Tournament

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Ray Brewer won back-to-back titles in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons, after Taylor Bern prevailed in 2014-15. Both teams head into the championship game streaking. Leading scorer Anthony Mathis and was held scoreless on 0-for-4 shooting, but it hardly mattered on Friday night. Lobos advance to Mountain West Tournament Championship game. Read More »

Need to work for development of weaker districts: PM

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Speaking about the two-day conference to provide lawmakers a platform to share their success stories, Modi said it was good to have Legislators from various states coming together to discuss important issues. The prime minister urged the legislators, particularly from the 115 backward districts, to identify the shortcomings in implementation of the government schemes and make efforts to rectify them by ensuring public participation. Read More »

Kim meeting only after concrete actions from N Korea

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If the two get on well personally, which is by no means impossible, it could just pave the way for more substantive negotiations-though, even then, expectations should be set low. Sanders' words on Friday also marked the White House's first comments preconditioning the meeting.In a statement the previous evening, Sanders said Trump "will accept the invitation to meet with Kim Jong Un at a place and time to be determined" and that the U.S. Read More »

Ghana: Aduana battles Setif in CAF Champions league eliminator Wednesday

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The Fire Club, after eliminating Libyan side Al Tahady, face a tall order as they host Algerian side E.S Setif in the first leg of the last qualifying round at the Nana Agyeman Badu Park on Wednesday. Setif are now camping in Kumasi and wanted to train at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium but their request wasn't approved and that decision has gotten Boulahdjilet frustrated. Read More »

'A Wrinkle In Time' Proves That Love Wins - But What About Physics?

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They instead did nothing for me except make me check my phone for the time . The best books for adaptations are tightly edited page turners with strong stories. Which (Winfrey as the wise sage), Mrs. Whatsit ( Reese Witherspoon as the spunky communicator) and Mrs. Who (Kaling), impart words of wisdom while mesmerizing with their appearance, wardrobe and transformation. Read More »

Irving F. Lyons III Sells 5296 Shares of Equinix, Inc. (EQIX) Stock

The stock decreased 0.77% or $3.02 during the last trading session, reaching $388.36. About 378,323 shares traded. Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) has declined 10.35% since March 7, 2017 and is downtrending. (NASDAQ:REIT). 9,472 are owned by Pggm Invests. Carroll Incorporated has 438 shares for 0% of their portfolio. (NYSE:HCP) to report earnings on May, 1. Read More »

Lewandowski scores hat-trick and 100th Bayern goal in huge win

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His latest exploits in front of goal mean he has now scored 100 Bundesliga goals for Bayern and is the club's all-time leading foreign goal-scorer with 142 from 182 games in all competitions. Robben got in on the act in the 55th minute with a left-foot shot from the edge of the area and Ribery slalomed his way through the Hamburg defence for his second and Bayern's fifth. Read More »

US Democrats seek subpoenas for White House security clearance data

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As part of his investigation into interim security clearances in the executive branch, Gowdy wrote to chief of staff John Kelly on February 15 requesting a "list of employees" in the White House with pending security clearances or clearances that had been resolved since President Trump's inauguration, along with details of the background check processes, and the level of clearance issued to each staffer. Read More »

Trump threatens to impose "reciprocal tax" on India, China

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China's opposition to a United Nations ban on Pakistani terrorist Masood Azhar and India's entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group has also tested their relationship. "And they trans-ship, and we're going to accept their product, but it's going to cost a lot of money from the standpoint of the trans-shipper", he added. Read More »

Trump Threatens to Impose Reciprocal Tax on India, China

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Irwin, author of Trade Policy Disaster: Lessons from the 1930s . "If theyre at 50 or theyre at 75 or theyre at 25, were going to be at those same numbers", he said. "Well, well let it happen, but theyve got to pay. So trans-shipping, frankly, is a big deal", he said. In respect of Canada and Mexico, it has been pointed out that the exemptions are linked to ongoing negotiations to revamp NAFTA to make it "fair" to all three partners, the third being the US. Read More »