Tuesday October 16-th, 2018

EU targets peanut butter, orange juice, whiskey in Trump trade spat EU targets peanut butter, orange juice, whiskey in Trump trade spat

Trump vowed several times during the 2016 presidential campaign that he would impose tariffs and reciprocal taxes on other nations believing that the United States trade imbalance puts American workers at risk. "These measures could make a significan...

DeSantis: NRA lawsuit against new Florida gun restriction 'probably going to succeed' DeSantis: NRA lawsuit against new Florida gun restriction 'probably going to succeed'

But as he signed the bill into law Friday he was flanked by family members of the 17 people killed in the shooting just over three weeks ago, the GOP governor said the bill balances "our individual rights with need for public safety". Implementin...

Australia to Secure Exemption from US Tariffs Australia to Secure Exemption from US Tariffs

Trump confirmed the exemption in an early Saturday morning call between the two leaders, Turnbull said. Trump on Thursday afternoon signed paperwork to impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum, despite warnings from Repu...

EU Seeks Clarity on Trump Tariffs EU Seeks Clarity on Trump Tariffs

Mr Trump's announcement of duties of 25% on imported steel and 10% on aluminium has stung the European Union and triggered warnings of an all-out worldwide trade war. Analysts at Capital Economics said the move looked like "another example of Trump's...

Trump hits European Union on trade days after imposing new tariffs Trump hits European Union on trade days after imposing new tariffs

Media captionUS tariffs: What do we need to know? Trump said Canada and Mexico have been spared for now, and other countries could also win exemptions as long as "their products no longer threaten our security". On Friday, the European Union said i...

Senator John Bonacic Introduces Sports Betting Bill in NY Senator John Bonacic Introduces Sports Betting Bill in NY

This includes an integrity fee that will be paid to leagues based on certain conditions. The head of the state Senate racing, wagering and gaming committee introduced a bill Thursday to allow sports betting in NY. The integrity fee has remained a c...

First casualty of Trump's trade war is his country's reputation: Don Pittis First casualty of Trump's trade war is his country's reputation: Don Pittis

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland used strong words when she threatened retaliation on Monday after it was revealed that the USA intends to include Canada in the tariffs. "The market has managed to digest Cohn's resignation", said Junichi ...

Shoe hurled at Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Shoe hurled at Pakistan's former prime minister Nawaz Sharif

Later, the two students were handed over to police. Talking to Geo News, senior journalist Sohail Warraich, who was at the event, said the attacker was chanting slogans in favour of a religious party which carried out a prolonged protest against th...

Trump Set to Meet Video Game Makers After Florida Shooting Trump Set to Meet Video Game Makers After Florida Shooting

After the Florida shooting Trump said that he's "hearing more and more people say the level of violence on video games is really shaping young people's thoughts". Attendees described the summit as a listening session for the president, who ha...

China lawmakers abolish presidential term limits China lawmakers abolish presidential term limits

Xi stood up first at the imposing Great Hall of the People in Beijing to cast his paper ballot in a red box, as delegates of the National People's Congress applauded after each vote on the constitutional amendment to lift the two five-year term...

Trump calls former adviser Gary Cohn 'globalist' Trump calls former adviser Gary Cohn 'globalist'

Gary Cohn, the director of the National Economic Council and President Donald Trump's top economic adviser who announced he would soon leave the administration , reportedly wasn't in a position to give his all at the White House. Far right sites l...

Mnuchin Says Tariffs Will Benefit US Despite Retaliation Risk Mnuchin Says Tariffs Will Benefit US Despite Retaliation Risk

United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard had voiced opposition to tariffs on Canada, whose steel and aluminum industries are fully integrated with those of the United States and where workers are represented by the Pittsburgh-based union.

White House flags steel tariff carve-outs on national security grounds White House flags steel tariff carve-outs on national security grounds

No fewer than 100 Republicans in Congress signed a letter Wednesday to Trump opposing a broad action against steel and aluminium imports, saying that tariffs are "taxes that make USA businesses less competitive and consumers poorer". Orrin Hatch, cha...

Rahul Gandhi says he, his sister have 'completely forgiven' father's killers Rahul Gandhi says he, his sister have 'completely forgiven' father's killers

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 8, 2016, announced demonetisation, various parties joined the queue to express their disappointment with the implementation of "note ban" and many offered how they would have implemented it. He also met S...

China accuses Trump of damaging global trade China accuses Trump of damaging global trade

The US's "abuse" of national security concerns as a reason for implementing the measures will lead to "a serious attack on normal worldwide trade order", the Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on its web site, adding that " China is firmly o...

Sri Sri leaves meeting midway in Srinagar amid protests Sri Sri leaves meeting midway in Srinagar amid protests

Thousands of people, including youngsters and women, had gathered for the function in the lawn of Sheri Kashmir International Convention Centre before it became apparent that majority had been lured to attend the function on some pretext or the other...

Trump attends rally for Congressional candidate Saccone Trump attends rally for Congressional candidate Saccone

Trump said if he runs again - which is "almost positive" - he can not use his "Make America Great Again" tag line. In a pre-rally tweet, Trump called Saccone "a really good person" who will "help me a lot" on issues like crime, immigration, gun ...

Nurse Suspended After 5 Newborns Suffer Serious Injuries in Wisconsin NICU Nurse Suspended After 5 Newborns Suffer Serious Injuries in Wisconsin NICU

According to the inspection report, staff in Meriter's 42-bed newborn unit noticed bruising on the arm of an infant on February 2. "The immediate jeopardy began on April 12, 2017 when the facility failed to protect and thoroughly investigate the ...

Forest Service chief departure sparks backlash Forest Service chief departure sparks backlash

Sexual misconduct has always been a problem in the US military and over the past several years emerged as a major issue at the Interior Department. He added: "What I can control, however, are decisions I make today and the choice of a path for the ...

Schumer on Trump Gun Reform Talks: He 'Says What's Convenient' Schumer on Trump Gun Reform Talks: He 'Says What's Convenient'

Afterward, Cox put on Twitter that the leaders didn't want gun control . "POTUS & VPOTUS support the Second Amendment , support strong due process and don't want gun control". And/but, he relishes the idea of being a dealmaker and getting stuff d...

United Kingdom border stance threatens to stall Brexit talks -EU's Tusk

A significant vote on the Brexit deal has been promised to lawmakers but, if the deal is postponed until next year, this will leave little time to make any significant changes without causing further upheaval or risking the eventuality of no deal.

LeBron James admits he was aware of conversations for DeAndre Jordan

A playoff elimination before the NBA Finals nearly guarantees that James won't be on the roster next season. They can clear cap space to attract two superstars now, which is what it would probably take for James to join the Lakers . There isn't a ...

Swansea defender Mike van der Horn: We celebrated Huddersfield point like win Swansea defender Mike van der Horn: We celebrated Huddersfield point like win

Jordan Ayew went studs-up into Jonathan Hogg to give the hosts a man advantage after barely more than 10 minutes, and Town dominated the proceedings over 45 minutes but failed to find a goal. Swansea go into the match in Yorkshire with just one ...

Voting for Phulpur, Gorakhpur bypoll tomorrow Voting for Phulpur, Gorakhpur bypoll tomorrow

Sample Gorakhpur: Yogi Adityanath , who has represented the seat for five consecutive terms in Lok Sabha , did not leave a single stone unturned in his bastion by addressing 21 rallies there. In Gorakhpur parliamentary constituency, there are 970...

Malcolm Turnbull says US set to grant Australia tariff exemption Malcolm Turnbull says US set to grant Australia tariff exemption

He has already said that Mexico and Canada will be exempt. "We have the closest possible military and security alliance with the United States and it gets closer all of the time". Trump cited national security concerns as the legal basis for the ta...

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