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UK stance on Irish border threatens to stall Brexit talks: Tusk

Last month the minister chaired her first Brexit Co- ordination Group meeting with department officials and representatives from key agencies, including IDA Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and Science Federation Ireland. On Wednesday, Tusk unveiled the draft guidelines for the future relationship. The pharmaceuticals industry, which has been asking for continued alignment since the United Kingdom referendum, welcomes this development. Read More »

Massive forest fire breaks out in Tamil Nadu, 20 students trapped


Several fire tenders have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway. "The Southern Command is in touch with Collector of Theni ", she said. He said, "They had not obtained permission for trekking". 10-15 students are descending to the base of the mountain. The Indian Air Force (IAF) had been pressed into action to rescue several students caught in a forest fire near Kurangani hills in Theni district of Tamil Nadu, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharman said. Read More »

Why Is Ted Cruz - Given Name Rafael - Picking On Nicknames?


Ted Cruz warned Tuesday that his state could turn blue if conservatives don't turn out to vote. If Democrats take control of the House, he predicted that Rep. He added that he didn't think that was likely. Democrats and Republicans both are looking at a huge turnout of voters in the state's primary elections on Tuesday. Read More »

Experts say Stormy Daniels payout could have violated election law


Of the negative attention, she told CNN she has "really tough skin" after being in the adult business for 17 years. "We're going to continue to fight for strong, economic policy, job growth, wage growth and certainly an increased number of people that are working in this country", Sanders said, adding that if one looks at the overall message of the markets, it's that the U.S. Read More »

Trade war between US and Europe can still be avoided, says Germany


European policymakers have dismissed that as nonsensical, since most U.S. steel imports come from its military allies. Brazil is the United States' No. Trump is expected to sign a presidential proclamation to establish the tariffs during a ceremony on Thursday, though White House officials have said it could slide into Friday because documents have to be cleared through a legal process. Read More »

China looks to security cooperation with Africa -foreign minister

President Donald Trump is expected to sign a proclamation on Thursday or Friday to establish the steel and aluminium tariffs, to counter cheap imports, especially from China, though close USA allies may get exemptions. "The fact is that China's double suspension proposal worked as a medicine and was proved to lay the best groundwork for improvement in North-South relations", Wang added. Read More »

Eric: Rain overnight, more Sunday night


Highs Sunday will reach the upper 60s with cooler temperatures late Sunday into Monday. Monday will be mostly sunny with highs in the upper 50s. This could lead to coastal flooding/overwash. We'll hold on to below average temperatures through mid week with highs in the low to mid 40s and dry weather. It will be breezy, winds out of the northeast at 10 to 20 miles per hour. Read More »

GOP Lawmakers Voice Little Support For Trump's Tariffs


John Binder is a reporter for Breitbart News. "We're comfortable that we're going to manage through this so that it is not detrimental to our growth projections", he told Fox Business. On Monday, the U.S. Court of International Trade, which hears cases involving trade and customs law, dismissed a challenge by a group of Canadian solar panel manufacturers that sought to block a 30 percent Trump tariff on imported solar cells. Read More »

B's erupt for 7 goals, whip Chicago


After surging late Saturday against Chicago on two third-period power-play goals 76 seconds apart, Boston will take a heavy dose of confidence into Sunday's back end of the home-and-home series. Defensively, the Chicago Blackhawks are allowing 2.9 goals per game and are killing 81.7 percent of their opponents power plays. Highmore scored his first National Hockey League goal on a wrister with 4:14 remaining in the second to give the Blackhawks a 4-3 edge entering the third. Read More »

UDF plans mass protest — Light Metro Project


Kozhikode District Congress Committee president T. Siddique, UDF convener P. P. Thankachan, MPs M.K. Raghavan and M. I. Shanavas also were present. The meeting held in the presence of opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala and deputy leader Dr M.K. Read More »

MS to Set 15-Week Limit for Abortions


Both Mississippi and North Carolina now bar abortion at 20 weeks into pregnancy, measured from a woman's last menstrual period. House Bill 1510 will help us achieve that goal, " tweeted Bryant ". In January, the U.S. Senate rejected a bill that would ban most abortions after 20 weeks. " Roe is clearly in danger and that's what they're preparing for". Read More »

IL football lands 4-star recruit Marquez Beason for Class of 2019

This process has been unbelievable but also tiring and stressful", Beason wrote on Twitter. Beason is the highest-ranked player on 247Sports' list to commit to IL since Arrelious Benn (No. "They're one piece away from winning, and I feel like I could be that piece", Beason told Illini Inquirer. IL received a verbal commitment from previously uncommitted four-star 2019 ATH Marquez Beason . Read More »

Trump may exempt more countries from trade tariffs - Treasury's Mnuchin


With President Donald Trump's top economic advisor Gary Cohn out the door, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is working to assume the mantle of the White House's main economic voice of reason. Trump ultimately backed down slightly from what were initially described as broad-reaching, indiscriminate tariffs, exempting Canada and Mexico as well as creating a pathway to exemption for other nations. Read More »

Elizabeth Warren not running for president


Warren said, adding, "I am in this fight to retain my Senate seat in 2018, that's where I'm focused, that's where I'm going to stay focused, I'm not running for president". Warren also said that she respects the distinction between heritage and citizenship and "that tribal membership is determined by tribes - and only by tribes". Read More »

RS poll: Babu Prasad to take on Veerendrakumar


The party's Parliamentary Board meeting held on Saturday unanimously chose to field MP Veerendrakumar as the candidate for contesting the election, party sources said. Harish said the party expected that the next LDF meeting would take a decision on making them a partner in the ruling front. Discussion regarding the party's merger withthe LDF was also put off. Read More »

Ex-Trump aide testified that her email was hacked


Hicks, who spoke to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence last week, told lawmakers she couldn't access two of her email accounts, sources familiar with the issue told NBC News . The next day, Hicks abruptly announced her resignation. She used one account during the presidential campaign and the other was a personal. Hicks' communications while at the White House have been a subject of interest for special counsel Robert Mueller , who is investigating Russia's involvement ... Read More »

First Trust Advisors LP Cuts Stake in LTC Properties Inc (LTC)

Stifel Nicolaus downgraded Boston Properties, Inc. The company's stock had a trading volume of 258,425 shares, compared to its average volume of 882,727. The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $131.91. Boston Properties (NYSE:BXP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. Read More »

Threatening 'punish a Muslim' letter believed to have been posted in Sheffield


The letters include incitement to rip off women's headscarves, and to verbally and physically attack Muslims. The letter reads: "They have hurt you, they have made your loved ones suffer". "Public safety remains our priority and I would urge our communities to be vigilant but not frightened", she added. The charity Muslim Engagement and Development (Mend) said it was horrified by the letter. Read More »

Trump Says Australia to Secure Exemption From US Tariffs


We have a very close relationship with Australia. However, Trump indicated that the Australian could be the third country. The Australian government's urgency rose after the US president announced that he meant to enact the tariffs as a remedy to trade imbalances. Read More »

Troy falls in Sun Belt Conference Tournament to Georgia State


Georgia Southern went on a 12-3 run to pull within five points with four minutes left, and Georgia Southern was within three points when Quan Jackson converted a 3-point play with 53 seconds left. "Georgia State was good early in the game and that set the tone". Jeff Thomas added 13 points and Mitchell finished with six. State committed 13 turnovers in the second half as Southern extended its defense to get back in the contest. Read More »

Kucherov leads Lightning past Canadiens 3-2 in shootout


Montreal's biggest challenge may be in containing the Lightning power play - it's third in the league, converting 23 percent of opportunities - and the Canadiens' penalty kill ranks 27th, stopping only 76 percent of opponents' power plays. Acquired on the February 26 trade deadline from the Rangers along with C J.T. Miller, McDonagh missed the five games the Lightning played since he joined the team with an upper body injury. Read More »

EU To Respond To US Tariffs Within 90 Days If Not Exempt


Tusk's tough words came after the European Union unveiled a raft of countermeasures that will hit a huge range of flagship United States exports - from jeans to motorbikes to cranberries - with duties if Trump acts on his threat to impose heavy tariffs on steel and aluminium. Read More »

NRA sues Florida hours after gun bill is passed


After the bill signing, United Airlines captain Tony Montalto, whose daughter, Gina Rose, died in the school shooting, read a statement on behalf of the victims' families. Student activists from the school called it "a baby step". If you count Scott, who earned an A-plus rating himself, that makes 68 NRA-approved politicians who chose to break with the group. Read More »

Russian Federation test-fires 'ideal' hypersonic missile


The video showing tests of the cutting-edge hypersonic Kinzhal missile, which means dagger in Russian, has been released by the Russian Defence Ministry. The new weapon was unveiled on March 1 by Russia's President Vladimir Putin, with a range of other new arms, which include a nuclear-powered drone submarine, a combat laser system and even a nuclear-powered cruise missile of " unlimited range ." . Read More »

Despite divorce, PM-Andhra CM will talk together: Reddy


Yanamala said the TDP's alliance with the BJP was "still on". On Thursday, the TDP withdrew its two Central Ministers P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju (Civil Aviation) and Y.S. "Had the TDP pulled out its Ministers in September 2016, when the Centre ruled out SCS and mooted special package, the State would have got the status by now", he opined. Read More »

Bihar bypolls: Voting begins at 'Pink booth' in Araria


The by-poll in Araria Lok Sabha seat was necessitated by the death of RJD MP Mohammad Taslimuddin. Former BJP parliamentarian Pradeep Kumar Singh is hoping to wrest the seat from the RJD, which has fielded Sarfaraz Alam, whose father Mohd Taslimuddin was a parliamentarian from this seat. Read More »



En su informe asegura que la situación es alarmante. El principio fundamental de la separación de poderes se ha visto gravemente comprometido, ya que la Asamblea Nacional Constituyente sigue concentrando poderes ilimitados. Además, señaló que " no se cumplen las condiciones mínimas para la celebración de unas elecciones libres y creíbles ", convocadas para el 20 de mayo por el Gobierno del presidente Nicolás Maduro . Read More »

Australia to get tariff exemption


Trump's proclamations on steel and aluminum called on Mexico and Canada to "take action to prevent transshipment" of steel and aluminum through their countries and into the U.S. "If we don't make the deal on NAFTA, and if we terminate NAFTA ... we'll start all over again". The tariffs would "seriously impact the normal order of worldwide trade", the Ministry of Commerce said. Read More »

EU, Japan trade chief to hold talks over U.S. tariffs


A WTO spokesman has said they can not comment on the tariff announcement, adding that they are still unclear on the legal basis for the measures. "The loss of exports to the USA, combined with an expected massive import surge in the EU could cost tens of thousands of jobs in the EU steel industry and related sectors", said Axel Eggert, director general of EUROFER, the European steel association. Read More »

Callon Petroleum (CPE) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA


The stock has a market capitalization of $2,232.31, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.14 and a beta of 1.16. This trading sentiment put the stock on Active spotlight. New York State Common Retirement Fund lifted its position in shares of Callon Petroleum by 3.3% during the 3rd quarter. Therefore 81% are positive. Callon Petroleum Co now has $2.23B valuation. Read More »

Hope Hicks told House Intelligence Committee she was hacked


Hicks, who portrayed herself as not savvy in matters of technology, told lawmakers that one of the accounts was hacked, according to two sources who were in the room. A day after her committee testimony, Hicks announced her resignation from the White House, although it was apparently unrelated to her questioning and had been months in the making. Read More »

Turkish forces, FSA clear 5 more villages from YPG, Afrin within eyesight


Since the operation began in January, the Turkish military and the FSA have liberated 161 different locations, including five town centers, 124 villages and 31 "strategic areas". The Turkish General Staff has said that the operation aims to establish security and stability along Turkey's borders and the region as well as protect Syrians from the oppression and cruelty of terrorists. Read More »

Trump Administration Considering Death Penalty for Drug Dealers


Covering everything from North Korea negotiations, to his re-election slogan and more, Trump gave a lengthy speech to the crowd, before admitting the possibility of a death penalty for drug dealers was a "discussion we have to start thinking about." "'Well, the death penalty.' Hey, if you are a drug dealer and you know you are going to get caught and you know that you are going to kill people", the president continued. Read More »