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More Countries May Be Exempted From Steel And Aluminum Tariffs

More Countries May Be Exempted From Steel And Aluminum Tariffs Yesterday, Canada was granted a temporary exemption from US tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum . Trump said the move would spur economic growth in the region. Developing countries, too, have mostly recovered from a 2014-15 crash in commodities prices. Two of the top executives from the biggest video game developers in the United States attended the meeting, name... [Full Article...]

China Abolishes Term Limits for President

China Abolishes Term Limits for President Until now, presidents had been limited to two consecutive terms. He put his orange ballot paper in a red box bearing the official seal of state, which was placed front and centre on the stage inside the large hall. The changes will also assert in clearer terms than ever the communist party's absolute authority over all affairs and its position as the only political organization fit to rule Chi... [Full Article...]

Trump calls outgoing economic adviser Gary Cohn a 'globalist'

Trump calls outgoing economic adviser Gary Cohn a 'globalist' Trump singled out Gary Cohn Thursday during a cabinet meeting, hinting that he wouldn't mind if the former Goldman Sachs head wanted to return to the White House at some point. Cohn, who is Jewish, reportedly drafted a letter of resignation after Trump described neo-Nazis as "very fine people" last August. The overhaul was Mr. [Full Article...]

Pak: Shoe hurled at Nawaz at Lahore seminary

Pak: Shoe hurled at Nawaz at Lahore seminary According to Geo News, the attacker appeared to be a student of the seminary. During a visit to Jamia Naeemia seminary in Garhi Shahu, as Nawaz reached the rostrum to address the participants of the event, an audience member threw a shoe which hit the former premier on his chest after which he climbed the stage and shouted a slogan while standing in front of Nawaz. [Full Article...]

Trump sets steel and aluminum tariffs; Mexico, Canada exempted

Trump sets steel and aluminum tariffs; Mexico, Canada exempted REUTERS/Brian SnyderU.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a campaign speech about national security in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S. He suggested tariffs could still hit Canada and Mexico later: "The proclamation will have a clause that does not impose these tariffs immediately, on Canada and Mexico". [Full Article...]

EU, Japan start push for exemptions from Trump tariffs

EU, Japan start push for exemptions from Trump tariffs Among the leaders to speak with Trump about trade have been French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Argentinian President Mauricio Macri, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. [Full Article...]

Thousands Rally in Dublin

Thousands Rally in Dublin A referendum is expected to take place in late May or early June on whether to replace or retain the amendment which guarantees the right to life of the unborn. Abortion has always been a divisive issue in once stridently Catholic Ireland where a complete ban was lifted only in 2013 when terminations were allowed in cases where the mother's life was in danger. [Full Article...]

How Trump's tariffs morphed from 'no exemptions' to carve-outs galore

How Trump's tariffs morphed from 'no exemptions' to carve-outs galore However, it took on more urgency after Trump's tariff move. But he exempted Canada and Mexico and held out the possibility of excluding other allies. Not only is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau going to be in Regina on Thursday, but he will be back on the 14th as well. "We have to protect our steel and aluminum industries while at the same time, showing great flexibility with people who are re... [Full Article...]

U.S. tariffs 'wanton attack' on global trade - China

U.S. tariffs 'wanton attack' on global trade - China US President Donald Trump further speaking about the reciprocal tax programme said that it would ensure "fair trade deals" for the United States. "Especially in today's globalized world, a trade war is the wrong prescription", he said. [Full Article...]

Japan trade minister calls for calm heads over USA tariffs

Japan trade minister calls for calm heads over USA tariffs The EU is also maintaining a threat of counter-measures that would target USA imports ranging from maize to motorcycles, and may publish its list next week to allow industry and other interested parties to give their input. "If they drop their horrific barriers & tariffs on U.S. products going in, we will likewise drop ours". Minister Hiroshige Seko told a news conference his US counterpart Robe... [Full Article...]

Lewandowski breaks Elber's goal record at Bayern Munich

Lewandowski breaks Elber's goal record at Bayern Munich The veteran coach has certainly earned a contract extension, with Bayern now 20 points clear at the top of the league and only a few wins away from securing the Bundesliga title for a 28th time. Just four minutes later, Lewandowski headed in a Joshua Kimmich cross to double the lead for Bayern . Lewandowski then bagged his second and Bayern's third on 20 minutes as the Polish striker got ... [Full Article...]

Mexico says NAFTA talks separate from Trump's tariffs policy

Mexico says NAFTA talks separate from Trump's tariffs policy The expert, a world-known economist and author of the recent book "The Marshall Plan: Dawn of The Cold War", said Canada and Mexico were exempt because "together they represent over a quarter of USA steel imports". But in the longer term, it is the credibility of the United States as a country that keeps its word, knows the facts, plays fair and seeks trade for mutual benefit that may be damaged t... [Full Article...]

Report finds USA hospital failed to protect infants from abuse

Report finds USA hospital failed to protect infants from abuse An internal investigation revealed another similar case from January, and two additional cases reported past year. CMS told the station it had accepted an initial plan of correction from Meriter, but issued the contract termination notice after additional issues surfaced. [Full Article...]

China claims credit for N Korea talks

A looming trade war is certainly a downside risk to China's near-term trade outlook, but opinions are divided on whether the latest round of tariffs on steel and aluminium , which now comprise only 3% of China's exports, will create much of a disturbance. [Full Article...]

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

It was stated by European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem in statement after holding talks with United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels today. The EU and Japan held crunch talks with their United States counterparts in Brussels on Saturday hoping to get "clarity" on President Donald Trump's controversial new steel and aluminium tariffs. [Full Article...]

GOP chairwoman lauds Trump ahead of Pa. rally

GOP chairwoman lauds Trump ahead of Pa. rally Saccone told Fox's Neil Cuvato in an interview Friday that his district is "steel town" and the people of his district support the president's new tariffs on steel and aluminum . "No, it's very positive", Mr. Trump said. "It was great to see North Korea going and participating". Trump also touted his role in South Korea's hosting of the Winter Olympics, claiming credit for temporarily reducing ... [Full Article...]

India slams Pakistan at UNHRC for harbouring Hafiz Saeed

India slams Pakistan at UNHRC for harbouring Hafiz Saeed A Pakistan court on Friday ordered the election commission to allow the registration of Hafiz Saeed's Milli Muslim League as a political party. "Pakistan has always been attempting to mask its territorial ambitions and use of terrorism as a state policy under the guise of concern for human rights", she said. [Full Article...]

NRA says Trump opposes gun control after 'great' meeting

NRA says Trump opposes gun control after 'great' meeting The White House meeting came amid fresh public debate over gun laws, fueled by student survivors of the massacre at Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , who have been meeting with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. "Not having background checks at gun shows is like checking IDs at the liquor store but not the bar - it makes no sense", he said. Did Wednesday's meeting at the White House betw... [Full Article...]

Bye-elections: In Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, united Opposition takes on NDA today

Bye-elections: In Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, united Opposition takes on NDA today For the BJP, Gorakhpur is significant as it is the bastion of the chief minister, who has represented the seat in the Lok Sabha five times. The bypolls are being seen as a litmus test for Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after he pulled out of the state's grand alliance and joined the BJP. [Full Article...]

Netflix Unveils the Official Trailer For SANTA CLARITA DIET Season Two

Netflix Unveils the Official Trailer For SANTA CLARITA DIET Season Two Thus begins a rollicking look at what to expect from the second season of the suburban undead comedy. Santa Clarita Diet premiered only on Netflix, worldwide, on February 3, 2017. but does that include being undead as well? While Netflix don't exactly divulge hard numbers reflecting the performance of its content, Santa Clarita Diet has generally impressed audiences, reflecting a well-ro... [Full Article...]


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