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China matches US's $50 billion tariff threat

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The Ministry of Commerce said the import value of the goods on the list in 2017 was US$50 billion. The country's leaders said it would "soon take measures of equal intensity and scale against U.S. American and other foreign companies have long complained about Chinese rules that require vehicle makers and others to work through local partners, compelling them to share technology with potential competitors. Read More »

Wind Advisory for Wednesday into Thursday

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Wind is not the only weather annoyance this week. The weather service in Birmingham also got multiple reports of trees down and scattered damage across northern parts of its forecast area, including damage to a shopping mall in Jasper. "Tree limbs could be blown down a few power outages may result". Drier weather moves in Wednesday night but brings cold temperatures. Advisories are issued when winds of 45 to 55 miles per hour are expected. Read More »

Donald Trump is sending U.S. military to the Mexican border

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In a move that is shocking and yet will surprise nobody, US President Donald Trump has chose to send the full force of the US military to the southern border between the United States and #Mexico . "We really haven't done that before, or certainly not very much before". "I spoke with [Defense Secretary James] Mattis, we're going to do some things militarily", he said. Read More »

For 18th day on the trot, ruckus rocks Parliament

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Members from the Congress and the RJD were seen waving documents and demanding review of the Supreme Court order diluting the provisions of immediate arrest under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. In earlier sessions too, the Telugu Desam Party and YSR Congress protested to demand special category category status for Andhra Pradesh while the Telangana Rashtra Samithi protested for more job quotas in Telangana. Read More »

USA: President Trump's plans to militarize border could cost lives

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The caravans raise awareness of the plight of migrants and refugees who take the often perilous route through Mexico to the southern border of the United States, while also attempting to make their dangerous journeys safer. The caravan in and of itself "doesn't irritate me", Trump said. If he sends National Guard troops to the border, and those troops work with state authorities, he will be following in the footsteps of recent presidents. Read More »

Winter weather delays opening of Quincy parks

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Rain, snow and more wind are all expected tonight . Weather computer models consistently keep the freezing temperature line near and just south of US-10. The second storm is expected on Friday as another cold front pushes through into early Saturday bringing with it showers and sustained winds of 15 to 35 miles per hour and gusts of 35 to 45 miles per hour. Read More »

Syrian regime asserts control over most of eastern Ghouta

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The sources confirmed that the deal was instead similar to the one reached in Qaboun and Barza, which stipulated the evacuation of fighters opposed to a deal reached with the Syrian regime, and their families to the north of Syria. The evacuation involves Fuaa and Kafraya, two Shiite areas in Idlib province surrounded by rebels, and the rebel-held towns of Zabadani and Madaya. Read More »

Trump touts higher approval rating than 'Cheatin' Obama'

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Trump expressed his satisfaction with the poll results and poll takers: "Thank you to Rasmussen for the honest polling ". Rasmussen's daily presidential tracking poll on Monday showed Trump with a 50 percent approval rating, surpassing former President Obama at the same time in his presidency, The Daily Caller reported . Read More »

What does Trump want from Putin?

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According to a Kremlin aide, Mr. Trump suggested a White House summit in a recent call with Putin. Speaking at a White House joint news conference with the presidents of three Baltic states, Trump boasted that "nobody has been tougher on Russia ", but insisted more open lines of communication between himself and the controversial Russian leader would benefit the U.S. Read More »

Liberal judge Rebecca Dallet wins Wisconsin Supreme Court race

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Wisconsin Democratic Party Chairwoman Martha Laning said the win was a warning shot to Walker, calling it a "huge loss" for him because his " endorsement , philosophy and politics were on the ballot". As a private attorney, Screnock defended Walker's Act 10 collective bargaining law and the Republican-drawn redistricting plan that is now pending before the U.S. Read More »

Messi to return as Barcelona host Roma in Champions League last eight

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Roma know they will have their work cut out to get a result against Barcelona , who extended their unbeaten run with two late goals against Sevilla on Saturday, rescuing a 2-2 draw. Valverde's strategy is more conservative too. "I know that Utimiti is very happy here and we are very satisfied with him, and we hope that the negotiations will come to a successful conclusion and that he will be able to continue with us for many years". Read More »

SC decides to hear review petition reg SC/ST judgement

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In the wake of Dalit organisations' call for a nationwide strike ( Bharat bandh ) in protest against the alleged dilution of SC/ST Atrocities Act, the government has moved a review petition in the Supreme Court Of India on Monday. New Delhi-Ajmer Shatabdi Express and Bhiwani-Alwar passenger were stopped at Khairthal railway station. The year 2016 saw at least 47,338 cases being registered for atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, the Lok Sabha was informed. Read More »

Gun bill gets final approval. Gov. Scott will sign it

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In many cases, these marches were driven by youth involvement. But that risk is in fact much lower than it was in the 1970s, '80s, or '90s. "Always just think about, whether it's on campus or through the local Five College community or in the country, what is it that you want to change and how do you think you can put together a coalition that could change that", Deatrick said . Read More »

Ex-Skadden Atty Gets 30 Days For Lying To Mueller Team

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So if van der Zwaan is so unimportant, why would the special counsel's office bother prosecuting him? In February, Mueller announced that van der Zwaan, the son-in-law of a Ukrainian-Russian oligarch, had lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation . Read More »

Astros selling 112 World Series rings to fans

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Hinch". The Orioles' bullpen posted an ERA of 3.80 against the Astros previous year. He laughed when the tweet was brought up and smiled about how his fortunes had changed at the plate in such a short time. No home opener jitters for the champs who promptly jumped all over Baltimore in the early going. The ring's arbor features the Astros' "Earned History" slogan and is placed so that, when shaking someone's hand, the recipient can see the Astros earned their place in history. Read More »

Liverpool defender Joel Matip ruled out of season due to thigh injury

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The 26-year-old Cameroon global, who has made 31 appearances in all competitions this season, is likely to require surgery on a thigh injury after sustaining the issue in Liverpool's 2-1 win over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park. Lovren played in Liverpool's 4-3 win over City in January - alongside Matip - and came off the bench for the final 20 minutes at Selhurst Park. Additionally, Matip brings an assurance to the base of the team alongside Virgil van Dijk with his smart distribution. Read More »

Experts haven't found 'precise source' of nerve agent used on spy

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However, this afternoon Gary Aitkenhead chief executive of the UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) at Porton Down in Wiltshire said scientists were only able to confirm the substance involved was Novichok - a military-grade nerve agent developed by Russian Federation from the 1970s onward. Read More »

Mother used taser to get son from bed

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Sharron Dobbins, 40 , was arrested at her family's Phoenix apartment on Sunday and charged with child abuse, according to court documents . "You're supposed to put God first and that's all I was trying to do is tell my kids to put God first", she said, according to ABC News . Read More »

Potential Walmart Deal Sends Humana Stock Soaring

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The volume of the company in the last trading session was 9.21 Million. The Earnings to Price yield of Walmart Inc. It has outperformed by 11.98% the S&P500. Arch Capital had 45 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Underperform" rating by Wolfe Research given on Saturday, August 22. Read More »

Man shot in head during Facebook Live video accident

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Cassandra Damper, the 25-year-old woman in the vehicle, was arrested after police said that she tampered with evidence when she tried to wipe gun residue from her hands. Holmes slumped over and blood can be seen on his shirt. After reviewing the Facebook Live video , which was seen thousands of times since it was posted, the Houston authorities arrested 25-year-old Cassandra Damper and charged her with fabricating evidence. Read More »

Crews battle early morning fire on the island

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There were no injuries reported. A Fire and Emergency NZ spokesperson said the fire had started in the kitchen at the Gribblehirst Rd house. After the fire was extinguished, the body of an adult male victim was located inside the residence, the press release said. Read More »