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EU And UK In Another Spat Over Expat Rights

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Mr Juncker was speaking in the European Parliament in Strasbourg when he mentioned the 29 March 2019 Brexit deadline, which was greeted with cheers by Ukip MEPs. He recently said in an interview that "sceptics" to such a deal were wrong, and that it would be "in our mutual interest" to establish a free trade agreement when Britain leaves the European Union next year. Read More »

Deal struck in university pensions row

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However, a meeting of union officials from branches nationwide resigned itself to reject the deal on the table, amid strong opposition from its members. USS members are now down to be on strike for all of this week over UUK's original proposals for pension reforms, which UCU says would leave the typical lecturer £10,000 worse off every year in retirement. Read More »

Gang member shot dead in court after he rushes witness stand

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Steve Griffin | The Salt Lake Tribune Family, friends, and supporters of Siale Angilau , who was shot and killed in the Salt Lake City federal courthouse, gather for the Justice4Siale Vigil on the courthouse plaza in Salt Lake City , Utah, Wednesday, June 11, 2014. Read More »

China unveils shake-up of bank regulation to rein in credit spree

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The new regulator will be capable of "holding the bottom line to prevent systematic financial risk", the parliament document says. Divided between China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) and the China Insurance Regulatory Commission ( CIRC ), regulators now oversee different parts of China's complex financial sector, and no single regulator has a complete picture of capital movements in the system. Read More »

In Myanmar, "Facebook has now turned into a beast", United Nations investigators say

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Lee, who was banned from Myanmar past year after it claimed a previous report by her was biased and unfair, said she had seen evidence that Myanmar's military was continuing to target the Rohingya , razing their villages. Myanmar's national security adviser demanded " clear evidence ". "It has ... substantively contributed to the level of acrimony and dissention and conflict, if you will, within the public". Read More »

Trump fires his personal assistant, John McEntee, then Trump campaign hires him

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Senior administration officals told the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday that McEntee was escorted out of the White House on Monday. McEntee was subsequently hired as a senior advisor on Trump's reelection campaign. McEntee's role was described as "body man", always staying by Trump's side. White House personal aide to the President John McEntee (L) and White House Director of Social Media Dan Scavino leave the White House with U.S. Read More »

SC upholds barring of foreign law firms from practicing in India

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The ruling partially upheld a 2012 Madras High Court ruling that foreign law firms or foreign lawyers can not practise the profession of law in India either on the litigation or non-litigation side unless they fulfil the requirements of The Advocates Act, 1961 and the rules of The Bar Council of India (BCI). Read More »

Trump Chose Pompeo as Kindred Spirit to Take Over US Diplomacy

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President Trump is saying the opposite. "I didn't discuss it very much with with him, honestly", Trump said leaving the White House Tuesday morning for California. A top State Department official said Trump never explained to Tillerson the reason why he was sacked. Early in 2018, Trump said on Twitter that Mr Tillerson was "wasting his time" trying to negotiate with North Korea.Tillerson had joined Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in pressing a sceptical Mr Trump to stick with the agreement ... Read More »

Broncos DT Adam Gotsis arrested on 2013 rape charge

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A then 25-year-old woman met Gotsis through a mutual friend and said she was raped at his home. A spokeswoman for the Fulton County Jail said Gotsis was released after paying a $50,000 bond, according to The Post . Gotsis' attorney, Sara Becker, denied the allegations in a statement issued later Monday. The Australian-born player was the 63rd overall pick in the 2016 draft, taken by the Broncos in the second round. Read More »

Trump fires Tillerson, names first woman head of CIA

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Haspel will be the first woman to serve in the position. The move comes just hours after the former secretary of state Rex Tillerson appeared to veer away from the official White House line to declare that Russian Federation was probably behind an attempt to poison a former double agent, adding that the perpetrators should face punishment. Read More »

CRPF jawans dead after Maoists blow up vehicle in Chhattisgarh's Sukma

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The martyrs have been identified as Ajay Kumar Yadav, Jitendra Singh, Shabit Ku Sharma, Manoj Singh, RKS Tomar, Manoranjan Lenka, Dharmendra Singh, Chandra H.S. The site of the IED blast in Sukma . "Maoists feared that the development works in Bastar will uproot them from the region, therefore, they committed such a cowardly and shameful attack", he added. Read More »

Supreme Court extends Aadhar linking deadline indefinitely

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A group of petitioners have asked the Supreme Court to declare the government's insistence on Aadhaar disclosure as a violation of the right to privacy. A Money Bill, unlike any other bill, can be passed by the Lok Sabha alone. In wake of the March-31 deadline, banks, and mobile service providers have been repeatedly calling and messaging customers to link the 12-digit Aadhaar number to avail the uninterrupted services. Read More »

One killed, two others wounded in shootings at Plant City office

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Donna Lusczynski with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said. At least one worked for the company, she said. Authorities say a man was fatally shot at a Florida business after he shot and wounded two other men. Bliss was shot by a relative of the two men he had shot, deputies said. One was reported to be in critical condition and the other in stable condition. Read More »

Mourinho mocks 'worst manager' De Boer over Rashford use

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Aldridge was reflecting on United's 2-1 win over Liverpool on Sunday. After the academy product's performance vs Liverpool it will surely be easier for the Portuguese manager to include his player in more matches. After all the discussion of whether Rashford is fading away under Mourinho at Man United, the Special One threw him a start against Liverpool and he kindly paid him back with a brilliant brace to win the staunch rivalry. Read More »

Seminoles return to NCAA tournament, will open against Missouri

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Wins over Clemson, North Carolina and Florida impressed the Selection Committee, though, so the Noles are in the field of 68. Missouri is coming off a disappointing loss to Georgia in the SEC Tournament, but freshman Michael Porter Jr . But first things first and that is the Tigers first round matchup against the Seminoles of Florida State. This team has already reached what most fans would say was their number one goal before the season, they've made the dance. Read More »

Tillerson seeks neutral site for Trump-Kim talks

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Three in four South Koreans welcome North Korea's warmer tone on inter-Korean relations and its willingness to talk about denuclearization with the United States . Davis, a Republican, noted previous administrations tried to entice North Korea's government with financial incentives, and yet North Korea had no intention of doing away with its nuclear program. Read More »

Germany's Merkel to press Ukraine peace talks after Russian election

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Merkel is scheduled to be sworn in for a fourth term as German chancellor Wednesday this week, along with the new German government, after nearly six months since federal elections took place in the country. The presidential election in Russian Federation this month offers a new chance to make progress on the Minsk peace deal to end the crisis in Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday, ruling out lifting sanctions before tangible progress. Read More »

Pub Attack: Court acquits all the 26 accused

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In January 2009, dozens of activists allegedly belonging to the Sri Ram Sene, a Hindutva outfit in Karnataka, attacked women at a pub in Mangaluru . The order was passed by 3rd Judicial Magistrate of First Class Court in Mangaluru . Dinakara Shetty. The incident had shot the organisation as well as its chief Muthalik to infamy. Just before the 2014 elections, Muthalik even joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), albeit only for a few hours as party members objected to his induction. Read More »

USA notes Taliban 'interest' in peace talks

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Mattis said some of his indications, which he did not detail, dated back before Ghani's remarks. Ghani in February offered recognition of the Taliban as a legitimate political group as part of a proposed process he said could lead to talks. Read More »

Manila slams United Nations rights chief

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Roque came to Duterte's defense after the latter, in a speech delivered in Zamboanga City on March 10, threatened United Nations special rapporteurs who will conduct an investigation into his bloody war on drugs to "throw them to the crocodiles ". Read More »

U.S. thinking about further tariffs on Chinese consumer goods and investments

Trump called the "aggressive" foreign trade practices an "assault on our country". Whereas the Permian in the United States is attracting massive amounts of investment. Trump has said the US will be "very fair" but "very flexible" and "protect the American worker". He said the tariffs would also hurt the USA auto industry and result in higher costs for consumers on both sides of the border. Read More »

Flake files bill to stop the Trump tariffs

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So now it appears Canada, our top exporter of steel , and Mexico, our fourth most important steel exporter, will be exempt from the tariffs , significantly weakening the impact of the policy. Trump announced late last week that he would slap a 25 percent tariff on imported steel and a 10 percent tariff on imported aluminum. Historically proponents of free trade, several Republicans dubbed the measures "stupid" and "misguided" - if the United States increases the cost of both ... Read More »

South Korean President: summits to bring significant change

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The possible summit would also take place as the North snaps off regular weapons tests in a dogged march toward its goal of a viable nuclear arsenal that can threaten the USA mainland. Kim has pushed his isolated nation closer to having a nuclear-tipped missile that can strike the USA mainland. China has recently expressed optimism that an agreement would be reached, likely hoping for a deal which includes the United States decreasing its military presence in the region in exchange for ... Read More »

LS adjourned till noon over Andhra demand, PNB scam

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Both the Houses of Parliament have failed to transact any business since the beginning of the second part of the Budget session of Parliament on March 5. MPs from other parties also protested inside the Parliament premises - the Trinamool Congress against Aadhaar, the YSR Congress Party for special status for Andhra Pradesh and the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam for a Cauvery management board to be set up. Read More »

Don't ask me for free PSL 2018 final tickets: Najam Sethi

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The south Asian country has remained largely starved of global cricket since the 2009 attacks on a bus carrying Sri Lankan cricketers in Lahore, wounding six players and a British coach and killing eight Pakistanis. Multan skipper Shoaib Malik chose to field first after winning the toss at Dubai International Stadium and his decision quickly backfired as Karachi piled on their highest score in this year's competition - 188 for 3. Read More »

Farc fails to win support in first national vote in Colombia

Colombia's FARC, the former guerilla group was transformed by the 2016 peace treaty into a recognised political party with 10 guaranteed seats across the 102 seat Senate and the 166 seat House of Representatives. Petro, whose coalition does not represent all of the country's left-wing parties, had a far less emphatic primary victory than Duque, polling 40 percent fewer votes to secure the candidacy for his coalition. Read More »

Griezmann, Vitolo on target as Atletico beat Celta

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The first real chance on goal came in the 17 minute when Sime Vrsaljko got onto the end of a cross from the right, but he volleyed wide from 12-yards out. Diego Simeone's side saw their six-match league winning run ended by a Lionel Messi goal in the clash between LaLiga's top two teams at the Nou Camp last week, and Atleti struggled to break down the Celta defence for long spells of the first half. Read More »

Mark Hamill is coming to Ireland for St Patrick's Day

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Jabba the Hutt will make a return in Solo: A Star Wars Story - 35 years after CARRIE FISHER , as Princess Leia - strangled him to death in Return of the Jedi . Audiences were introduced to the savage beauty of Skellig Michael, the legendary island off the coast of Kerry , in Star Wars: The Force Awakens , when Rey tracked down the long-lost Luke Skywalker, portrayed by Mark Hamill . Read More »