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Powell says too early to predict tariff impact

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The latest escalation comes after the U.S. on Tuesday said it would impose 25 percent duties on $50 billion of imports from China, and China quickly retaliated by listing $50 billion of products that it could hit with its own 25 percent tariffs . Read More »

Migrant Caravan Continues Traveling North Through Mexico

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President Donald Trump on Thursday referred to what was perhaps his most notorious comment during his 2016 campaign: calling Mexicans "rapists ". Previously Trump claimed Democrats were the reason the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program deal is dead . There were no statistics given to back up his claims. Read More »

Protest after Netanyahu axes UN migrant deal

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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday few hours after announcing a deal with the United Nations refugee agency to allow over 16,000 African migrants to stay temporarily in Israel made a U-turn announcing that he was "for the time being suspending the agreement", Times of Israel reports. Read More »

Trump Wants 2000-4000 Troops Deployed To Mexico Border

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He said: "Anywhere from 2,000 to 4,000". In a statement , Nieto urged Trump to negotiate with Mexico , adding that difficulties between neighbors don't "justify threatening or disrespectful attitudes". "We look forward to more detail, including funding, duration and end state", Lt. Col. Tom Keegan said. A fifth-generation Arizona rancher who is an outspoken supporter of Trump's border wall said he was "absolutely elated" by the president's National Guard deployment plans. Read More »

Aaron Ramsey leads the way as Arsenal enjoy CSKA romp

Second half the aim was not to concede, we did that and also had loads of opportunities that we didn't take. "We still welcome you in Moscow", said Goncharenko. Arsenal didn't give up and only seven minutes later they regained their lead after Mesut Ozil was fouled by Georgi Schennikov inside the area and the resulting penalty was converted by Alexandre Lacazette . Read More »

Four arrested after police stop vehicle linked to drugs in Rushden

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When police arrived at the home in Masuary, Ohio - southeast of Cleveland - Evans slammed the door on the officers and continued to yell and act "belligerent", according to a police report provided to Fox News. He's now being held at the Trumbull County jail. His fighting with police also resulted in the side mirror being broken off a vehicle parked near the residence, they said. Read More »

Russia, UK engages in war of words at UNSC meet

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Doctors said Friday that the elder Skripal's condition is "improving rapidly" and that he is no longer in critical condition. "The normal way to correct any violation would be for the British Embassy to advise Ms Skripal on the necessary formalities so as to help her comply with the rules rather than deny the visa altogether", the statement read further. Read More »

India begins process to procure 110 jets for IAF

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The air force said in a notice that "85 percent will have to be made in India by a Strategic Partner/Indian Production Agency". The deal could be worth as much as $15 billion, Bloomberg reported, quoting an analyst. Of the 110, about 82 will be single seat aircraft while about 28 will be twin-seaters. IAF intends to use the aircraft as day and night -capable, all-weather, multi-role combat aircraft. Read More »

Rep. Blake Farenthold Resigns From Congress

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Farenthold had said he would repay the $84,000 , but there is no record or claim that he has done so yet. But in a statement released Friday said it was time for him to "move along and look for new ways to serve". Farenthold also apologized for angry outbursts reported to have occurred within his office. Former Texas Water Development Board Chairman Bech Bruun and former Victoria County GOP Chairman Michael Cloud both advanced from the March 6 primary to the May 22 primary runoff. Read More »

Much warmer Thursday, wintry weather Friday

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Some roads, mainly in western Kansas, could become slick during the night and early Saturday morning. Saturday will feel more winter like with highs in the 50s and 60s, and wind chills in the 30s and 40s due to a gusty north wind. Mon: High: 58 Low: 35 Mostly to partly cloudy. The best chance of completely sunny and dry days will be Thursday and early Friday as we remain between systems. Read More »

Saskatchewan RCMP dealing with crash, reports bus was carrying hockey team

Rescue efforts are underway on a Saskatchewan highway after a semi collided with a passenger bus carrying members of the Humboldt Broncos hockey team. "The accident being talked about involved Humboldt team bus", the Hawks announced on Facebook. 'There have been multiple fatalities - our whole community is in shock, we are grieving and we will continue to grieve throughout this ordeal as we try to work toward supporting each other'. Read More »

Donald Trump To Order National Guard To Mexican Border

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Trump has faced pressure from immigration hawks to show that he remains committed to their cause after signing a government spending bill last month that fell far short of the goals he'd set for new border wall construction this year. Troops may be heading to the border as early as Wednesday night, Nielsen said, saying that the National Guard would support U.S. Custom and Border Protection would not be involved in enforcement. Read More »

Trump threatens new $100bn tariffs on China

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A White House official later said the $ 100 billion figure Trump used in the statement referred to the value of the imports that would be covered by the additional tariffs, not the total amount of tax that would be charged on the products. Read More »

Winter weather moves back into SW Montana

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Western Montana will see rain showers, however we are not expecting the amounts of precipitation as locations in Idaho. After a cool start in the low to mid 40s, temperatures will climb into the mid 60s for the afternoon with a NE wind 5-15 miles per hour. Read More »

Jagan's YSR Congress Lawmakers To Resign From Lok Sabha Today

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YSRCP President Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy, who has been on his padayatra, since the last three months, said in his twitter that the Party MPs had resigned and embarked on anindefinite fast demanding SCS to AP. The YSR Congress won eight Lok Sabha seats in the last elections. They are resorting to drama. However, a senior TDP leader, who did not want to be identified, said that his party has decided not to do so. Read More »

Mamata murdering democracy in West Bengal: BJP

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Counting of votes will take place on May 8. "Our workers are being brutally beaten up in Murshidabad, Bankura and Birbhum and police are acting like cadres of the TMC", BJP leader Mukul Roy alleged. As the small explosions get closer to the procession, the BJP workers can be heard screaming at their colleagues to fall back. Murmu, a BJP worker, died on Wednesday after allegedly being thrashed by TMC workers in West Bengal's Bankura district. Read More »

Trump considers list of trade demands for China

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He brought up that China routinely steals US intellectual property, the dollar value of which is hard to estimate. "They have not really begun yet", Larry Kudlow , head of the White House National Economic Council, told Bloomberg Television's Jonathan Ferro, referring to talks with China on tit-for-tat tariffs announced in recent weeks. Read More »

Craiglist rival Backpage seized by feds for sex ads, money laundering

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Lawmakers and enforcement officials have been working to crack down on the site, the second largest classified ad service in the country after Craigslist that is used primarily to sell sex. One lawsuit filed against Sheriff Dart by Backpage is still winding through federal court. It said more information would be released later Friday by the Justice Department; a spokeswoman did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Read More »

Treasury secretary says US open to talks with China

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The country's tax agency gave no date for when the tariff will take effect, saying it would depend on what Mr Trump did about U.S. plans to raise duties on Chinese goods. "It must be said, we have been forced into taking this action", he said. Meanwhile, the battle of will and ego has already had such a big impact and significant harm on both American's and China's markets for the past few days. Read More »

Blackbuck poaching case: Jodhpur court to hear Salman Khan's bail plea tomorrow

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After nearly eight years, on July 25, 2016, the Rajasthan High Court acquitted Salman Khan in both the poaching cases in which he was convicted by the trial court (in February 2006 and April 2006). Sources suggest that the actor even shared his fellow prisoner's food, which is brought from a nearby Asharam every evening, after refusing to eat Jail's Dal-Roti. Read More »

Pelosi calls for US EPA chief Pruitt to resign as scandal grows

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Administrator, gestures as he testifies to the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee in Washington January 30, 2018. On Friday, President Trump took to Twitter to deny reports that he would replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions with Pruitt , and said that Pruitt is "under siege" by the media. Read More »

Russian Federation files lawsuit to block Telegram

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Telegram's lawyer, Pavel Chikov, criticized the move, calling it "groundless". In June 2017, Roskomnadzor threatened to block Telegram , registered in Britain, if it refused to register in Russia in accordance with Russian legislation. Read More »

Former Brazilian President Lula Defies Prison Order, Creating Standoff

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Lula spent the night with supporters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, the vehicle manufacturing city where, decades ago, he led the auto workers' strikes that helped bring down a military dictatorship. Late Thursday, thousands began gathering outside the metallurgical union in Sao Bernardo do Campo where the ex-president universally known as "Lula" got his start as a union organizer. Read More »