Trump Adopts Steel Tariffs but Opens Door to Exemptions — FT

Most experts agree that China is not moving fast enough to close steel mills and aluminum smelters that it no longer needs because its economy is growing more slowly as it has gotten much bigger. The strings Trump attached to his tariff exempt... More..

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UK's Labour suspends members active in 'antisemitic' Facebook group
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

UK's Labour suspends members active in 'antisemitic' Facebook group

I replied by Facebook message to a couple of things about a suggestion on the vote on recognising Palestine , which I supported, and inviting a doctor to speak at an event. However, Jennifer Gerber, the direct...More..

Palestinian shot dead during clashes with Israelis in the Nablus area
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Palestinian shot dead during clashes with Israelis in the Nablus area

Several Israeli settlers from the illegal Rahalim settlement attacked Palestinian farmers in the northern occupied West Bank of Nablus. According to Douglas, The incident began with confrontations between set...More..

SC legalises euthanasia: Allows living will to withdraw future life support
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

SC legalises euthanasia: Allows living will to withdraw future life support

Euthanasia has multiple and complex legal, ethical, and emotional ramifications. Noted senior lawyers like Arvind Datar, Colin Gonsalves and advocate Prashant Bhushan said the judgement has "cleared the air"...More..

SIT arrests illegal arms dealer in Gauri Lankesh murder case
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

SIT arrests illegal arms dealer in Gauri Lankesh murder case

Kumar's lawyers told reporters that they opposed in the court any move to conduct brain mapping of the accused citing Supreme Court rulings which do not allow the test without the consent of the accused. A nati...More..

UK Deploys Military Experts In Former Russian Spy Poising Probe
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

UK Deploys Military Experts In Former Russian Spy Poising Probe

The public should not be alarmed and the public health advice remains the same, ? the Scotland Yard said in a statement. The investigation was focused on the home of Mr Skripal on Saturday amid growing beli...More..

French President Emmanuel Macron accords the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron accords the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan

The French president's visit comes just a week after the much-talked-about trip of Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau to India. During the statement, Modi once again welcomed Macron in India, remembering ho...More..

No more Florida jinx: Barford, Gafford power Arkansas to semifinals
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

No more Florida jinx: Barford, Gafford power Arkansas to semifinals

Time: 8:30 p.m. No. 13 Tennessee will be out for revenge Saturday in an SEC Tournament semifinal showdown against the Razorbacks in St. Louis. Furthermore, the 35th-ranked offense of the Razorbacks (of...More..

Kenyan president, opposition leader call truce
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Kenyan president, opposition leader call truce

As he had repeatedly asserted, Dialogue was always Mr Odinga's priority as the way to resolve this threatening crisis. "Kenya is a country of tremendous opportunity", he said at a news conference after his ar...More..

by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

EU Vows To Respond To US Import Tariffs

The European Union expects to be excluded from US steel and aluminium tariffs but will go to the World Trade Organization to impose its own measures if Washington presses ahead, EU officials said on Friday. Chi...More..

Steve Bannon mulls purchasing online news site to espouse his populist views
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Steve Bannon mulls purchasing online news site to espouse his populist views

In a surprise appearance on Saturday, former Trump adviser Steve Bannon addressed France's far-right National Front, telling a gathering of the party that they are "part of a worldwide movement that is bigger...More..

Eddie Jones bemoans breakdown after England lose to France in Six Nations
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Eddie Jones bemoans breakdown after England lose to France in Six Nations

In the age of endless and money-making test matches, this clash was going to be a decent, meaningful game between the two best sides in the world. Indeed, he could be dining out on it for a while. "Credit to th...More..

by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Republicans in Congress, business groups prepare for tariffs

Ryan told Home Depot Inc . employees how they and their company will be helped by the tax cuts passed a year ago. European Union leader Jean-Claude Juncker also warned President Trump against imposing the ...More..

US Calls On Afghan Taliban To 'Step Up' After Peace Offer
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

US Calls On Afghan Taliban To 'Step Up' After Peace Offer

Fazlullah is the leader of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan said to be responsible for numerous terrorist acts against Pakistani and US interests including a failed attempt to detonate an explosive device in New York...More..

Toys 'R' Us considering closing USA stores
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Toys 'R' Us considering closing USA stores

A Toys "R" Us spokesman declined to comment. But the toy chain has also been sacked by heavy debt, which precipitated its bankruptcy filing last fall. We will keep you up to date on if the Lubbock location of T...More..

Second aid convoy to Syria's eastern Ghouta postponed as violence escalates
by | Sunday, March 11, 2018

Second aid convoy to Syria's eastern Ghouta postponed as violence escalates

Eastern Ghouta has been besieged since 2013 but a relentless assault over the past three weeks has seen the Syrian army capture half of the territory, and is estimated to have killed almost 1,000 people. Keen...More..

North Korean Nuclear Summit
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

North Korean Nuclear Summit

The United States said Friday that North Korea must take "concrete actions" to demonstrate its commitment to denuclearize in order to realize a summit with U.S. Starting in 2003, Beijing hosted several rounds o...More..

With Davis doubtful, Pelicans' win streak could be in danger vs. Wizards
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

With Davis doubtful, Pelicans' win streak could be in danger vs. Wizards

Markieff Morris hit a critical 3-pointer in overtime to key the victory, but he knows upcoming road games against New Orleans on Friday and Miami on Saturday are important as the Wizards try to position themsel...More..

United States warns of threat in Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

United States warns of threat in Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen

The warning came after the US embassy in Mexico issued its own alert advising Americans of a potential security threat in the country's popular tourist destination area. Last summer the State Departmen...More..

Manafort Pleads Not Guilty to All Charges
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Manafort Pleads Not Guilty to All Charges

Mueller filed the updated charges last month against Manafort and his deputy Rick Gates , in what was seen as a bid to pressure the two men to cooperate with Mueller's investigation. Manafort's lawyer, Kevin D...More..

Broadcom to Stick With US 5G Investment After Qualcomm Deal
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Broadcom to Stick With US 5G Investment After Qualcomm Deal

Broadcom pared that back to $117 billion last month after Qualcomm raised its own price for chip maker NXP to $44 billion. Hock Tan, the CEO of the Singapore-based firm, sent a letter to lawmakers on Friday...More..

NC ex-officer charged after body camera video leaks
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

NC ex-officer charged after body camera video leaks

An arrest warrant for Hickman notes that he struck Rush multiple times, causing abrasions and swelling to his head. "I can't breathe, I can't breathe", Rush says. This where things took a turn for the worst. ...More..

Trump Demands 0.26% Cut in China's Trade Deficit
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Trump Demands 0.26% Cut in China's Trade Deficit

The United States ran a $76.5 billion deficit in the trade of goods, which was partially offset by a $19.9 billion surplus in services such as education and banking. It gave no indication whether Beijing might ...More..

6th Circuit: Funeral home unlawfully discriminated against fired transgender employee
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

6th Circuit: Funeral home unlawfully discriminated against fired transgender employee

In essence, the Sixth Circuit establishes two milestones with the decision . John Knight, senior staff attorney with the LGBT & HIV Project for the American Civil Liberties Union, argued the case before th...More..

Trump Lawyers Seeking Deal to Speed End of Russia Probe
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Trump Lawyers Seeking Deal to Speed End of Russia Probe

In the exchange for an interview with the president, special counsel would need to meet a few conditions: a 60-day deadline on the Russian Federation probe would start ticking down right after the interview and...More..

New Zealand signs Trans-Pacific trade pact
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

New Zealand signs Trans-Pacific trade pact

While in the north, trade barriers are going up, in South America on Thursday, 11 Pacific Rim countries committed to pulling them down, finally agreeing on a major free trade agreement. Governments and activist...More..

Ankara considers joint op with Baghdad against Iraqi Kurds - FM
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Ankara considers joint op with Baghdad against Iraqi Kurds - FM

The US is paying salary to terrorists in Syria , Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, Turkish media reported March 9. "And the next day we will ensure that terrorists are cleared east of the Euphrate...More..

It's time to 'Spring forward'
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

It's time to 'Spring forward'

Austria and Germany were the first countries to enact "Daylight Savings Time" in 1916, quickly followed the same year by the United Kingdom and much of Europe. Daylight saving time, which starts its annual eigh...More..

Windy day around Lake Tahoe Thursday, rain expected over the weekend
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Windy day around Lake Tahoe Thursday, rain expected over the weekend

It will still be breezy tomorrow with west winds at 10 to 15 miles per hour. TUESDAY: Mostly sunny. Low: 40. Thursday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 30. Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny s...More..

Litvinenko's widow says Britain is unsafe asylum for Russians
by | Saturday, March 10, 2018

Litvinenko's widow says Britain is unsafe asylum for Russians

About 180 troops, including some with chemical expertise, have been sent to the city to remove ambulances, other vehicles involved in the incident and other possibly contaminated objects, Britain's ministry of ...More..