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by | April 25, 2017 | 00:12

Worldsteel expects China's demand for steel to be flat this year at 681 million tons and fall 2% next year to 667.4 million tons as the effects of last year's infrastructure-led government stimulus fade. "This sector has been a major driver for steel demand in the developing countries driven by urbanisation, but activity in the developed economies since the 2008 financial crisis has been more subdued".

by | April 25, 2017 | 00:12

Visitors listen to a guide during a tour the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, Sunday, April 23 , 2017. Holocaust & Heroism Memorial Day was remembered across Germany on Sunday to honour the 6 million Jews and as many as 3 million others who died during the second World War period of rising xenophobic hatred against Jews.

by | April 25, 2017 | 00:10

Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the North Korean government's Central Committee, said in an editorial the country is ready to illustrate its "military force" by sinking the "nuclear-powered aircraft carrier with a single strike". Mr Trump has reportedly settled on a strategy which emphasises increasing pressure on Pyongyang with the help of China. "North Korea relies heavily on China for its fuel supply", AP said.

by | April 25, 2017 | 00:07

Under the Excelsior Scholarship , almost 80 percent, or 940,000 middle-class families and individuals making up to $125,000 per year, would qualify to attend college tuition-free at all CUNY and SUNY two- and four-year colleges in New York State.

by | April 25, 2017 | 00:06

The project aims to assess whether a basic income can better support vulnerable workers, improve health and education outcomes for people on low incomes. Many analysts predict that poverty, unemployment and homelessness will rise dramatically over the next decade if a new way, such as a basic income, isn't found.

by | April 25, 2017 | 00:03

The 100-day marker is an artificial measuring post for any president, but by comparison, Trump has reached this point in his presidency faring worse to much worse than other recent presidents. Last week, Trump pre-emptively dismissed the importance of the 100-day mark as a " ridiculous standard ", and this weekend told the Associated Press that because he didn't start working on health care right away, he was really only on Day 60.

by | April 25, 2017 | 00:02

On Wednesday, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announced that bio-medical samples collected from three victims during their autopsies indicated they were exposed to sarin or a sarin-like substance. Ahead of disarmament, Assad's government disclosed it had some 1,300 tons of chemical weapons, including sarin, VX nerve agent and mustard gas. English edition of Asharq Al-Awsat - the world's premier pan-Arab daily.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:59

Ataullah Khogyani, the spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, said in a tweet Saturday that 94 ISIS members were killed in the attack on an ISIS underground complex, including four top commanders. His strong words could signal a broader political backlash that may endanger the US military mission in Afghanistan . And later on Saturday, during an address delivered at an event in Kabul, the capital city of Afghanistan , Hamid Karzai, the former president of the country, criticized ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:58

Tony Kim , also known as Kim Sang-duk, was detained as he attempted to travel from Pyongyang Airport to China with his wife on Saturday. The Swedish Embassy in Pyongyang said it was aware of a Korean-American citizen being detained recently, but could not comment further.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:46

According to the State Election Commission, 54 per cent of the 1.32 crore electorate exercised their franchise till 5.30 p.m. when polling ended in 270 wards of the three municipal corporations. Union Minister Vijay Goel today took a dig at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's allegations that the EVMs used during Sunday's MCD elections were tampered with.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:46

Although vague about what course of action Washington might pursue in Kim's case, Haley said it is looking to China to maintain pressure on North Korea. "North Korea's unlawful weapons programs represent a clear, grave threat to U.S. national security". Analysts said earlier this month that North Korea's only nuclear site is "primed and ready" for another test.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:46

Ministers like Thangamani, Manikandan, Dindigal Srinivasan were all part of this meeting, standing by Jayakumar. The AIADMK has been divided into two factions; the Panneerselvam camp and the Sasikala camp (Palaniswami camp after her arrest).

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:41

In Berkeley, California, police arrested 13 people after fist fighting erupted at a park where about 200 people from differing political factions held unrelated separate rallies for and against Trump. Demonstrators participate in a march and rally to demand President Donald Trump release his tax returns, Saturday, April 15, 2017, in NY. While the president says the public doesn't care, recent polls show 74% of Americans do.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:38

Vice President Mike Pence issued a fresh warning to North Korea from the deck of a USA aircraft carrier in Japan, hours after reports emerged that the approaching "armada" Donald Trump touted last week was still thousands of miles away. of creating "a situation where nuclear war could break out at any time" and said Pyongyang's next nuclear test would take place "at a time and at a place where our headquarters deems necessary".

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:38

The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office discovered Cummins' vehicle and put it under surveillance. After picking up on these "clues" and realizing who they were, Barry said he immediately called 911. "I want her to know I love her", Anthony Thomas said on GMA when asked what was the one thing he wanted his daughter to know. Her accused kidnapper Tad Cummins is being held in federal custody in Sacramento, California.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:37

I doubt it. After all, Trump originally embraced Bannon because Bannon gave Trump exactly what Trump has sought for decades: controversy, screaming headlines and, above all, the appearance of being an irreverent outsider who rejects politics as usual and rattles Washington to the core.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:36

The deal was approved at the level of the UN Security Council, therefore, Trump has to convince, at least, China and Russian Federation to review the deal. "The evidence is clear: Iran's provocative actions threaten the United States, the region and the world". Trump praises Chinese efforts to rein in "the menace of North Korea" after North Korean state media warns the United States of a "super-mighty preemptive strike." U.S.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:31

An expert in lying and deception has claimed Gerry McCann's brother-in-law's statement is "an area of concern". Mr Sutton said he has come up with five plausible theories to explain Madeleine's disappearance. Journalist Paul Luckman said she could be buried in one of the many wells in Praia da Luz, while a professor said she may have been knocked down by a drunk driver after leaving the apartment to find her parents.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:26

AA president Edmund King told the BBC , 'Responsible drivers will welcome the changes coming into force today. However, as the maximum fines allowed by law remain the same, drivers caught speeding can not be fined more than £1,000 unless the offence takes place on the motorway, where the limit is £2,500.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:25

He didn't provide any evidence to back up the claim, and the opposition rejected it as an attempt to intimidate Venezuelans from exercising their constitutional right to protest. "There are a lot of people in the opposition and they are full of courage". The opposition's mobilization comes amid weeks of protests as Maduro faces increasing scrutiny overseas and within his own government after the country's top court last month tried to grab power from the opposition-controlled congress.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:20

For much of the game the Jays offence was inert and it looked like a weird call that had Stroman fuming and manager John Gibbons tossed from the game was going to take them down yet again. Meanwhile, the Angels are 9-3 in their last 12 home games versus a left-handed starter, and 2-5 in their last seven during game four of a series. "The win is very important".

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:18

The Democratic president, who was a US senator from IL before winning the presidency in 2008 and a second term in 2012, also teased the latest book on which he's working while reflecting on the value of failure in a political career. He'll be joined by Sam Kass, a family friend who was his White House chef. Obama will also meet with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, a trip that coincides with President Trump's first overseas visit to a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:15

Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael said: "From 1920 to 2017 the Communist Party of Great Britain elected five MPs". Her Government enjoys a 20-point lead in the polls over a Labour Party with a deeply unpopular leader. She called the election on Tuesday in a bid to increase her majority and strengthen her hand ahead of the mammoth task of steering Britain out of the EU.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:12

There has been at least one arrest. Around 50,000 left-wing protesters were expected and about 4,000 police officers were on the ground to prevent a violent escalation of anti-populist rallies. The AfD members also reiterated the harsh stance of the party on immigration, Muslims and said that Germany should think of leaving the European Union.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:12

But White House officials said late Sunday that they did not want the government to shut down over any impasse in the spending talks - and that's a directive straight from the President. Democrats took a hard stance against the wall. Democrats have denounced linkage of the wall funding and money to keep the government afloat. "The Dems need big money to keep it going - otherwise it dies far sooner than anyone would have thought", the Republican president said in a Twitter post.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:11

The court is back to its full contingent of nine members - five conservatives and four liberals - after being short-handed since Scalia's death more than 14 months ago. After roughly an hour of oral argument, Roberts thanked Landau, who had just finished his rebuttal, and indicated that "the case is submitted". The case, creative though it may have been, was always a tough sell, and it's not surprising that the court chose not to hear it.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:05

In his absence Anthony Martial and Wayne Rooney found the net in the 2-0 win over Burnley at Turf Moor yesterday afternoon as Jose Mourinho's side moved to within a single point of Manchester City ahead of this Thursday's derby meeting at the Etihad Stadium.

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:04

The most serious charges, which potentially carry a life sentence, arise from suspicions that she took or solicited W59.2 billion in bribes from Samsung, SK and Lotte as part of a Cheong Wa Dae extortion racket that mostly lined the pockets of Choi and her vaudeville troupe of drinking buddies (US$1=W1,138).

by | April 24, 2017 | 23:03

Taliban fighters dressed in military uniforms raided the army base in northern Afghanistan, raking it with gunfire in an hours-long attack that left more than 100 soldiers dead or wounded, officials said. India yesterday condemned the terror attack on an army base in northern Afghanistan, saying it was a stark reminder of the need to immediately dismantle safe havens sustaining terrorism from outside that country's borders.

by | April 24, 2017 | 22:58

Forty-five percent of people surveyed believe Trump is off to a poor start, with an additional 19 percent who say it's been "only a fair start". Just over one-third of women (35 percent) approve of the way he is handling the job of president, compared with 48 percent of men.

by | April 24, 2017 | 22:55

There were also complaints of faulty EVMs in North Delhi Burari area, South West Delhi's Kapashera and GTB ward. ABP News predicted that BJP will get 218 seats out of 272 seats. Of the three corporations, the east recorded the highest turnout of 55 per cent, followed by the north's 54 per cent and the south's 50 per cent. "We were targeting a turnout of 60%".

by | April 24, 2017 | 22:55

We are aware of reports that a USA citizen was detained in North Korea. His case marked the third detention of an American national by North Korean authorities. The reclusive state has enhanced its nuclear and missile programs under leader Kim Jong Un, carrying out two nuclear tests and launching some 20 ballistic missiles previous year.

by | April 24, 2017 | 22:50

Angered by the approach of the USS Carl Vinson carrier group, a defiant North Korea said on Monday the deployment was "an extremely risky act by those who plan a nuclear war to invade". Abe also said he and Trump agreed that China should play a large role in dealing with it. China is increasingly anxious the standoff between the US and North Korea could spiral out of control, resulting in a cascade of refugees on its border and the collapse of a buffer region between it and a ...

by | April 24, 2017 | 22:48

The veteran journalist's Sunday evening newsmagazine series will begin in June, with the network airing the weekly program during its 7 p.m. timeslot, according to The Hollywood Reporter . "It's a very real problem". Sources told Page Six that Kelly's morning show does not have a concept yet. There's no staff in place. The current staff of the 9 a.m.

by | April 24, 2017 | 22:47

In the midst of the mess, the group claimed that the Ivanka Trump brand is still growing and is strong. Another day, another questionable development involving Ivanka Trump's clothing line. Adrienne Vittadini Studio products might have been sold in more than 290 stores in the US, and it isn't known how many products labeled Adrienne Vittadini Studio were originally Ivanka's products.