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Germany backs European Union decision to respond to USA steel tariffs-spokesman


European Commissioner Malmstrom, who coordinates policy for the 28-nation EU, the world's biggest trading bloc, said she stood ready to go to the WTO, the global trade arbiter, to impose the bloc's own safeguards within 90 days. Katainen said Brussels wanted "clarity" on how the tariffs will be implemented and was ready to enforce retaliatory measures to protect European interests if needed. Read More »

Trump cards and tariffs - what's the deal?

The benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 stock index ended slightly lower after a volatile session after Trump promised the tariffs but then said Mexico and Canada could be exempt. Canada's aluminum and steel trade hangs in the balance. According to U.S. Census Bureau data, the United States exported 4.35 US Dollar billion worth of iron and steel mill products to Canada in 2017 against $3.69 billion worth of Canadian imports. Read More »

State lawmakers talk immigration at White House


State Rep. Dave Williams said he advocated for holding individual cities and their policymakers personally liable during a meeting with the White House Domestic Policy Council. But opponents say there is already a breakdown of trust between undocumented people who are increasingly wary of reporting crimes that they say will become more of a problem if the line between local law enforcement and federal agents is blurred. Read More »

Kim talks 'some weeks' away -Tillerson


North Korea's Kim Jong Un joked about his image in worldwide media while serving South Korean officials local spirits and cold noodles during their unprecedented visit to Pyongyang this week, two South Korean government sources said. needs to start small and seek small, solid concessions from the North Koreans, such as a cap on Pyongyang's arsenal or a continued pause in missile testing. Read More »

No steel tariff exemption for European Union granted yet


United States trading partners, led by Asian powerhouses China and Japan, lashed out on Friday at controversial tariffs on foreign steel and aluminium signed off by President Donald Trump, as fears grew of a global trade war. The EU could impose levies totaling $3.5 billion on US agriculture, steel and industrial products, as well as iconic American products such as Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Read More »

Officer Wounded In Shooting In Pomona, Suspect At Large


It is with a heavy heart that I must report that one officer did not survive. There was no word on the officers' condition. Neither of the officers have been identified. Crisis negotiators were speaking with the suspect throughout the night, he said. That policeman was being escorted by law enforcement personnel and firefighter to the Los Angeles County coroner's office as the barricade situation continued at the scene. Read More »

Trump's ex-aide Bannon to address National Front congress in France


Bannon's appearance was his latest stop on a European tour centered on last week's Italian election. Bannon, an American nationalist who ran the right-wing Breitbart News, was among Trump's closest aides during the 2016 U.S. Bannon also used his visit to call Le Pen's niece and rival, Marion Marechal-Le Pen, one of most important people in the world, according to French media. Read More »

What Florida's new gun control and school safety law does


Cox, executive director of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, said in a statement . It also allows some teachers to carry guns on campus. But many frustrated Democrats also rejected the proposal because it failed to include a ban on assault-style weapons, such as the AR-15 semiautomatic rifle Cruz used to mow down students and teachers at the school he once attended. Read More »

Big 12 Tournament Scouting Report: Kansas


Jarrett Culver led Texas Tech's team in scoring with 16 points, while shooting 6 of 12 (50%) from the field. In the span of 60 seconds, West Virginia senior guard Daxter Miles Jr . But the Mountaineers responded with an 11-0 run and the Bears never threatened to overtake them the rest of the game. With West Virginia leading 27-23, the Red Raiders would cut the Mountaineers' down to one point with a three-pointer from Davide Moretti right before halftime. Read More »

Scared Horse In Nightclub Sparks Controversy


The animal is surrounded by clubgoers and suddenly drops to the ground and then bucks, throwing the woman off. People gasp and scream, and the horse looks terrified, attempting to bite someone. Due to the acts by Mokai Lounge and their violations of the City Code, the City Manager Morales ordered the immediate revocation of their business license effective immediately. Read More »

Protesting Maharashtra farmers reach Bhiwandi, demand loan waiver


As the march moves along, more farmers from across Maharashtra - from Marathwada, Raigad, Vidarbha and other districts - are expected to join and the numbers are likely to multiply by the time the morcha reaches Mumbai on Sunday. Shiv Sena, the ruling alliance partner of BJP in the state, has extended support to the protesting farmers. All India Kisan Sabha National President Ashok Davle claimed that almost 1,753 farmers have taken their lives since June 2017 when the Maharashtra ... Read More »

China's February Exports Surge, Trade Surplus Widens


It has already reduced steel exports to the a trickle, and while aluminium shipments account for around 10 percent of its total global exports of the metal, the number is still small compared with China's total exports, according to ING economist Iris Pang. Read More »

Can analysts adopt a bullish outlook for Volution Group plc (LON:FAN)?

Yy Inc now has $7.59B valuation. The stock decreased 2.08% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $17.39. About 2.10 million shares traded or 49.32% up from the average. The stock of CLS Holdings plc (LON:CLI) has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, August 16 by Peel Hunt. Macquarie Grp Inc Ltd owns 1.51 million shares. Natus Medical Inc (NASDAQ:BABY) was reduced too. Read More »

EU Seeks 'Strong Signal' on Ireland Before Brexit Moves

Meanwhile, a document drawn up by the EU General Secretariat has reportedly given a dismissive response to Mrs May's speech setting out her Brexit vision. "Any backsliding on commitment made so far would create a risk to further progress in Brexit negotiations", EU President Donald Tusk told reporters in Dublin. Read More »

Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) Posts Earnings Beat on Tax Benefit


Costco's warehouses present one of the largest and most exclusive product category selections to be found under a single roof. The stock decreased 0.86% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $17.36. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, August 24 by FBR Capital. The Basic Materials stock ( Whiting Petroleum Corporation ) created a change of -2.57% from opening and finally closed its business at 28.09 by making a change of -1.27% on 08-03-2018. Read More »

Rick Ross' 911 Call Reveals Rapper Was Shaking and Breathing Hard


It was also noted that vomit was in the toilet. According to reports, Ross, Bo and others were out partying the night before and didn't get back to the rapper's home until the next morning. After the 911 call last Thursday, Ross was was taken to the cardiac unit of a Miami-area hospital where he was hooked up to a machine that took over the functioning of his heart and lungs. Read More »

US Embassy Warns About Threat To Mexico Resort Town, Issues Travel Ban


The State Department said if you are heading to Playa del Carmen be aware of your surroundings and exercise caution. The State Department abruptly closed the U.S. Both incidents are still under investigation with no apparent motive released to the public yet. "We recommend USA citizens planning travel to the area consider this information before making travel decisions". Read More »

David Warner, Australia make solid start to 2nd test vs South Africa


This is the expensive 5-wicket haul for a South African in Test cricket since Morne Morkel's 5/146 against Australia in the 2012 Adelaide Test where he conceded at an economy of 4.86. Captains Faf du Plessis and Steve Smith met on Thursday ahead of the second Test and agreed they and the umpires had a responsibility to avoid any more blow-ups, but continued to disagree on what sparked the Warner-De Kock altercation. Read More »

How to dress up your International Women's Day outfit


Tell us what feminism means to you. And trying to achieve equality. "I'm amazed at how people talk, amazed to sit in Liberia and hear women and girls who had gone through things I couldn't begin to imagine. British Airways celebrated International Women's Day (which is on March 8) by launching what airline representatives say is the United Kingdom's biggest all-female flight . Read More »

CMS Rejects Idaho's Plan to Allow Stripped-Down Health Plans


The federal government has slapped down an attempt by the state of Idaho to bypass health insurance market requirements in the Affordable Care Act . They argued that CMS had numerous obligations - both under the ACA and under the Constitution - to prevent the state and any health insurers from so openly subverting Obamacare while it remains the law of the land. Read More »

Sri Lanka President orders probe into anti-Muslim riots


Tensions have been rising over the past year between Sri Lanka's Sinhalese majority, who are mainly Buddhist, and Muslims, leading to attacks on businesses, homes and places of worship. Kandy residents said shops and offices were open on Friday and life was slowly returning to normal. Hundreds of Buddhist monks and activists staged demonstrations in Colombo on Friday denouncing the anti-Muslim attacks and urging authorities to take strong action against the perpetrators. Read More »

Despite "Great Flexibility", US Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Set to Take Effect


From the anti-gaming side, there were authors and a member of the Parent Television Council , who supported the California law to criminalize the sale of violent games to children. "So yes, I agree that video games can affect your behavior, but so can TV and movies and, hell, there's even violence in the Bible", Noah said. Vice President Joe Biden brought up the issue of violent video games in a similar 2013 summit, but backed down due to a lack of evidence. Read More »

Outraised & Outhustled, Is Ted Cruz Losing His Campaign Mojo?

But Tuesday also exposed the ongoing divide between Democrats' more moderate and liberal voices - divisions that dominated the party's 2016 presidential primary. And some Texas Democrats say they are looking beyond November. Kobilansky, a nurse practitioner, wants "to see a complete change in the top of the government". Read More »