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by | March 13, 2018 | 04:26

The tariffs on steel and aluminum imposed by the Trump administration will increase costs for local producers and raise prices for American consumers, an worldwide trade specialist said Friday. It was the most explicit threat yet from the country in the escalating trade row. "We are an ally, not a threat", European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen said.

by | March 13, 2018 | 04:03

A group of judges and four court employees' organisations called for the Philippines' chief justice to step down and make a "sacrifice" to restore peace and order in the judiciary, a plea she strongly rejected. "In any organization, there will be occasions when these kinds of problems will arise, but I'm sure that in time, when the dust settles, we will all come around again and move forward to be the bringer of justice to the people", she said.

by | March 13, 2018 | 03:21

Slovak Interior Minister Robert Kalinak from governing party Smer-SD announced his resignation on Monday, becoming the second member of the cabinet to quit after the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova.

by | March 13, 2018 | 02:16

German prosecutors say they have been notified that a former guard dubbed the "accountant of Auschwitz" has died. There were several occasions when he was assigned to "ramp duty", which involved processing new arrivals. Groening's court battle was seen as one of the last major trials related to the Holocaust, during which some six million Jews were murdered by Adolf Hitler's regime.

by | March 13, 2018 | 03:35

Last year, Flood turned down a post that ultimately went to Ty Cobb , the White House lawyer now assisting the president with the special counsel's probe, Reuters reported in July. Cobb, however, has told friends that he views his position as temporary and does not expect to stay on the job much longer, the report said. White House officials expressed concern on Saturday about news that "an impeachment lawyer" might join the team, a third source told Reuters.

by | March 13, 2018 | 03:53

He also charged the centre with deliberately postponing action on the issue and finding excuses and propagating that he had accepted what the centre had said. "You can't forget that fact. The people are demanding the SCS more as a matter of right". "When the state was divided based on sentiment, is it not the centre's responsibility to honour the sentiment now?" he asked.

by | March 13, 2018 | 03:12

Security presence has been beefed up across Benue 24 hours to the president's visit as heavily armed security personnel were deployed to mount strategic locations and points in the state capital, Makurdi. "I am quite surprised", he said. He is also expected to visit the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camp located in Agan Toll Gate, where over 34, displaced residents of the state are taking refuge.

by | March 13, 2018 | 02:22

In Trudeau's view, the USA wasn't just helping Canada - it helped itself by refraining from slapping tariffs on its No. 1 supplier of both steel and aluminum. The seventh round of Nafta talks ended Monday with some progress on minor issues, and a USA willingness to "compromise". The prime minister is on a cross-country tour of aluminum and steel factories to demonstrate his government's support for workers in light of potential threats to those industries from the US administration.

by | March 13, 2018 | 02:30

If Democratic contender Conor Lamb wins Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District on Tuesday, it will send shock waves across the political landscape. Trump also had a few choice words about Lamb . A moderate Democrat, who occasionally sounds like a Republican, Mr Lamb is a savvy user of social media who revealed himself to be a prodigious fund-raiser.

by | March 13, 2018 | 03:21

In the standing singles shots, Sheoran struck scores of 9.3, 10.8, 9.4, 9.5 and 10.5 - a total of 49.5 as he bagged India's ninth medal in total so far in the edition of World Cup. On the final day of the competition, among the three Indian shooters in the fray in the Men's Skeet competition, Smit Singh finished with the score of 116 in qualifying to place 15th.

by | March 13, 2018 | 02:30

Identified in court documents as Jane Doe, a woman who bought the winning ticket there won the $559.7 million jackpot and has filed suit to preserve her anonymity. As for the ticket, Doe's attorneys lobbied the judge to grant her a do-over. A lawsuit filed by the woman's lawyers says she is an "engaged community member" who wants to go about public life " without being known or targeted as the victor of a half-billion dollars".

by | March 13, 2018 | 03:13

Brent crude futures were at $65.58 a barrel, up 9c or 0.1% from their previous close. Traders are saying the early price action was related to a drop in the number U.S. Crude oil prices fell Monday ahead of closely watched USA inflation data that may set the stage for interest rate hikes. Iran will press for carefully bringing back some of its own production, the WSJ cited Zanganeh as saying, adding the OPEC member now pumps about 3.8 million barrels per day (bpd) and could produce about ...

by | March 13, 2018 | 02:47

On Tuesday, Trump will be making his first trip to California since assuming the presidency in January 2017. When U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions briefly visited Sacramento last week to tout a lawsuit against California over three new state laws to protect undocumented immigrants , Brown accused the Trump administration of " basically going to war " with California.

by | March 13, 2018 | 01:59

After a couple failed attempts, the operator was able to auto-track the object using the Weapons Systems Operator. TTS Academy's Aerospace Division Director Steve Justice, National Security Affairs Advisor Chris Mellon and Director of Global Security & Special Programs Luis Elizondo have offered up an analysis of the video on the TTS website that includes observations like, "there are no obvious wings or tails on the object".

by | March 13, 2018 | 01:52

The congressional vote was seen as a test for President Juan Manuel Santos - his government had been criticised for what many feel was a peace deal that was too lenient towards the Farc . Both candidates have vowed to implement the peace deal. Analysts say a hard-right government could block the implementation of the rest of the pact, including agrarian reform and the special justice deal under which repentant rebels can avoid jail by paying reparations.

by | March 13, 2018 | 01:58

It is expected that the GOP will say there is no collusion while Democrats will say they need more subpoenas. The committee is expected to produce separate reports from Republicans and Democrats, according to CNN: Republicans will likely conclude that there was no collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, while Democrats will argue "a case for collusion" and note areas that the committee did not investigate.

by | March 13, 2018 | 00:40

On Saturday, police responded to calls about six people in three different locations around the city that were suffering from overdoses. "We're seeing, as of Saturday, it's another thing and you can't trust a drug dealer, that's what it comes down to", Davies said.

by | March 12, 2018 | 23:59

The female lobbyist, who has worked at the Statehouse for the past two years, declined comment when reached by Iowa Starting Line. "His resignation letter to Iowa Senate President Jack Whitver and Speaker of the Iowa House, Linda Upmeyer in accordance with Iowa Code section 69.4 is attached".

by | March 12, 2018 | 23:24

He was immediately taken to the Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital in Hyderabad after the House was adjourned. During the governor's address, Congress MLA Komatireddy Venkat threw his headphones away, opposing the governor's speech. KV Reddy, who represents Nalgonda Assembly constituency, later said his target was Governor ESL Narasimhan . "What would have happened if the headphone hit the governor, causing him injuries?" he asked.

by | March 12, 2018 | 22:39

The largest rebel group in Syria's eastern Ghouta region, just outside the capital of Damascus , says it has agreed with Russian forces to have wounded people evacuated from the enclave. Assad and his ally Russian Federation say the assault on eastern Ghouta is needed to end the rule of Islamist insurgents over the civilian population and to stop mortar fire on nearby Damascus .

by | March 12, 2018 | 22:16

Ohio State, led by first-year head coach Chris Holtmann, is making its 28th appearance in the NCAA Tournament. The victor of the Ohio State-South Dakota State game will play the victor of No. The Jackrabbits, who will be playing in their third-consecutive NCAA Tournament and sixth in the last seven seasons, are paced offensively by junior forward Mike Daum, who averages 23.8 points and 10.4 rebounds per game.

by | March 12, 2018 | 22:55

It is right for the 48-year-old to speak to the squad about his thought process especially in such a vital game for the club. Did you realize that would be your last Barcelona appearance? However, this isn't going to stop our midfield maestro from "doing everything possible" to ensure that Chelsea stop his previous club Barcelona (and his close friend), and progress through to the quarterfinals of the prestigious UEFA Champions League .

by | March 12, 2018 | 21:04

As recently as this week, Mueller learned that on at least two occasions Trump asked key witnesses about their conversations with investigators. Trump's personal lawyers, John Dowd and Jay Sekulow, have been negotiating with Mueller over the terms of a presidential interview, the newspaper reported.

by | March 12, 2018 | 20:05

Australian Trade Minister Steve Ciobo said that the authorities would consider a possibility of supporting the European Union in the event of initiation a dispute in the WTO about new United States tariffs. "Our anti-dumping regime is weaker than other countries, and it's insufficiently resourced". Mr Turnbull said he saw no contradiction in championing free trade on the world stage while imposing price-hikes on steel imports at home.

by | March 12, 2018 | 20:31

Manley said Monday's incident is very similar to another explosion that happened March 2, 2018 where another person was killed after finding a package on his front steps that exploded. Both explosions occurred in the early-morning hours. Police said they have reclassified that investigation as a homicide, and can not rule out that the two explosions aren't related.

by | March 12, 2018 | 19:05

Cruz coasted to a win in the Republican primary on Tuesday, but the focus in the media was on turnout on the Democratic side. The results of the polls suggest the majority of Texans support the GOP. Both Cruz and O'Rourke faced token opposition in their respective primaries and were expected to be the nominees for their parties. "So I think he's pretty strong for the election in Texas".

by | March 12, 2018 | 19:09

The roles are reversed from twelve months ago when Ireland denied champions-elect England a Grand Slam at the Aviva Stadium, but it will be Rory Best and his team-mates gunning for a Championship clean sweep at Twickenham on St. "For us, it's about trying to drag those young guys along, they probably think they are going to get lot of opportunities". "They tried to make something of it when I was involved at Glasgow but we didn't have a penalty against us for it and we were never cited".

by | March 12, 2018 | 18:51

Daniels is ready to wire the money back by Friday in exchange for her ability to speak. . Cohen has acknowledged the payment but denied that the payment was linked to his boss. Avenatti told NBC on Monday: 'This has never been about the money'. The American people should be permitted to judge for themselves who is shooting straight with them and who is misleading them.

by | March 12, 2018 | 19:01

Under the agreements, which are for a duration of 40 years and include a total participation fee of around $875 million, Eni will obtain a five percent stake in the Lower Zakum offshore oil field and a 10 percent stake in the oil, condensate and gas offshore fields of Umm Shaif and Nasr.

by | March 12, 2018 | 19:51

They continue to apply to 150 persons and 38 entities. The European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday there was "no fatigue" on the part of the EU towards Ukraine, as demonstrated by its extension of sanctions on Russian Federation and financial aid for Kiev.

by | March 12, 2018 | 19:44

A female intruder was also wrestled to the ground by security staff. PETA has claimed responsibility for the demonstration, calling for an end to "extreme breeding". In a press statement PETA claimed that the activists were in fact members of Vegan Strike Group , but the protest had been organised by PETA. Crufts and the NEC have said they will urgently review security measures.

by | March 12, 2018 | 19:12

He joined the BJP in the presence of Union Minister Piyush Goyal at the party headquarters. Three days ago, Samajwadi leader Jaya Bachchan filed her nominations as Sp candidate for the Rajya Sabha elections from Uttar Pradesh. Making it clear that he was not bargaining for any position in the BJP, Aggarwal said, "I have not put any condition nor am I asking for a Rajya Sabha ticket ".

by | March 12, 2018 | 18:56

Goldman Sachs said David Solomon will become sole president of the company, elevating him over Harvey Schwartz as the successor to Chief Executive Officer Lloyd Blankfein. "Harvey has been a mentor to many, and his influence has made an indelible impact on generations of professionals at Goldman Sachs", Blankfein said.

by | March 12, 2018 | 18:05

Police confirmed Sunday afternoon that there was a hit-and run crash on Northeast 36th Street and Biscayne Boulevard in Miami . In the video, the driver of a badly hit silver Infiniti SUV reversed the vehicle out of the scene of the wreck, trying to leave.

by | March 12, 2018 | 18:39

In his surprising statement, Abbas reiterated Palestinian policy of non-interference in the internal affairs of any Arab country or offending their leaders. "Those statements are not accurate and do not reflect the point of view of the Palestinian leadership", the sources said. The meeting comes as pressure is mounting on Abbas in the aftermath of U.S.