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Trump should exempt 'fairly traded' steel, aluminium from tariffs - U.S. lawmaker Brady

Trump should exempt 'fairly traded' steel, aluminium from tariffs - U.S. lawmaker Brady He suggested Australia and "other countries" might also be spared, a shift that could soften the global blow amid threats of retaliation by trading partners. Various U.S. auto industry organizations have issued statements opposing Trump's tariff move. He also said that in a meeting in Washington last week, in which he met Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, he told the USA official that Mexico shoul... [Full Article...]

Move womankind forward on International Women's Day

Move womankind forward on International Women's Day Supermodel, Lisa Morgan said it was critical for women in showbiz to value themselves rather than allow outsiders - like modelling agencies - "to make money off us". "We can no longer speak out for women's rights without speaking out even lounder when they are violated and we can no longer agree that action is needed without taking it ourselves", added the Assembly President. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation has an Interest in Diamonds and Platinum in Zimbabwe

Russian Federation has an Interest in Diamonds and Platinum in Zimbabwe We hope the people of will express their will during the elections". Lavrov said his visit was aimed at boosting trade and investment ties between the two countries. "There are three deals signed, but there is a separate arrangement with the ministry of Defence because we have always had cordial military relations with Russian Federation". [Full Article...]

Martin Shkreli Set For Sentencing On Securities Fraud

Martin Shkreli Set For Sentencing On Securities Fraud The recommendation in a filing in federal court in Brooklyn came after lawyers for the convicted former pharmaceutical company CEO sought to portray him as a misunderstood eccentric who never meant any harm to investors. Framing the defendant as a manipulative liar with a "shifting persona", the government said Shkreli "compounded the lies with a pattern of corrupt behavior created to cover up tho... [Full Article...]

Check smoke, CO detectors when you spring clocks forward this weekend

Check smoke, CO detectors when you spring clocks forward this weekend While changing the batteries, check for the age of each alarm; smoke and carbon monoxide alarms don't last forever. Commissioner Hudgens encourages all residents to test and clean dust from the smoke alarms monthly. Smoke alarms with non-replaceable (long-life) batteries are available and are created to remain effective for up to 10 years. "Even if you have smoke alarms that use the power ... [Full Article...]

Snow storm pounds United States northeast for second time in 1 week

Snow storm pounds United States northeast for second time in 1 week As of 6:48 a.m., PSE&G NJ reported over 30,000 customers without power and JCPL has reported over 78,000 customers without power. Winter Storm Quinn is expected to deliver heavy snowfall from Philadelphia to Boston Wednesday . As of the Thursday evening computer runs, forecasters said the one model that had been showing the storm coming up the coast has pushed the storm farther to the... [Full Article...]

NRA says Donald Trump opposes gun control after 'great' meeting

NRA says Donald Trump opposes gun control after 'great' meeting Sanders said Trump has already " met with a number of stakeholders" involved in the gun control debate. At one point, he even suggested a conversation on an assault weapons ban. Universal background checks, however, would ensure anyone who buys a gun - including through gun shows, internet purchases, and private sales - undergoes a background check. [Full Article...]

Heller: Justice Kennedy Will Step Down from Supreme Court This Summer

Heller: Justice Kennedy Will Step Down from Supreme Court This Summer Dean Heller (R-Nev.) said in a speech last week that he expects the 81-year-old justice to step down this summer. Heller is set to face a tough upcoming election season, preparing to battle a Republican primary opponent in President Donald Trump's mould (Las Vegas businessman Danny Tarkanian ) and a prominent Democratic challenger for the general election in a state Hillary Clinton carried... [Full Article...]

Boucher pleads guilty to federal charge in Paul attack

Boucher pleads guilty to federal charge in Paul attack Prosecutors led by Assistant U.S. Attorney Bradley Shepard, though, are seeking a prison sentence of 21 months. Boucher maintained the attack had nothing to do with politics and told police he assaulted the senator because he had "had enough" after he saw Paul stack a pile of brush near his yard. [Full Article...]

China vows 'Necessary Measures' in event of trade war with US

China vows 'Necessary Measures' in event of trade war with US The leap in exports came mainly from shipping to G3 countries (US, EU, and Japan), with the growth rate increasing from 9% in January to 42% in February, and to other emerging markets (Brazil, India, Russia, South Africa), which saw the biggest jump to 76% from 12% y/y. [Full Article...]

Active shooter at Veterans Home in Yountville, California

Active shooter at Veterans Home in Yountville, California The incident began at about 10:30 a.m. PT on Friday when officers were called to reports of a shooting at the facility, which is located at 260 California Drive in Yountville, which is a town in Napa County. According to California Department of Veterans Affairs , the Veterans Home of California in Yountville dates back to 1884 and is considered the largest veterans home in the US with more than ... [Full Article...]

Surprise! The Trump administration just admitted it has to follow Obamacare

Surprise! The Trump administration just admitted it has to follow Obamacare In the interim, Blue Cross of Idaho announced that it would gladly sell awful insurance plans to the good people of the Gem State - and other conservative states began seeing the virtues of simply pretending that Obamacare no longer existed. [Full Article...]

Confused about Labour and Tory policy on Brexit? You're not alone

Confused about Labour and Tory policy on Brexit? You're not alone Among the Labour members alleged to be involved with the Facebook group are party head Jeremy Corbyn . SNP MSP Clare Haughey said: "Nothing we heard today from Jeremy Corbyn can disguise the fact that he and Labour are backing the Tories' plans to take Scotland out of the single market against our will". [Full Article...]

Pay raise deal reached; no word on return to schools

Pay raise deal reached; no word on return to schools She called the teachers' strike "inspirational". It also will extend the school year from May 29 until June 4. "Our teachers need to see something north of 5 percent, " Thomas said, something to bring salaries close to what they are in surrounding states. [Full Article...]

Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli army: Palestinian ministry

Palestinian killed in clashes with Israeli army: Palestinian ministry An Israeli military spokesman said the slain man had been about to throw a fire-bomb at the troops, who were responding to an immediate threat when they shot him. It sees the entire city as its capital. The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state. This is one of several investigations the Israeli army has launched following the shooting of Palestinian civilians since ... [Full Article...]

FBI Investigates Brutal Police Beating of Black Man for Jaywalking in NC

FBI Investigates Brutal Police Beating of Black Man for Jaywalking in NC The camera recorded Hickman saying "he's not learning!" before a trainee confronts Johnnie Jermaine Rush for jaywalking . Video from a body camera worn by Hickman, who is white, shows Rush running away after Hickman's order to put his hands behind his back. [Full Article...]

Trump grants tariff exemptions for Mexico and Canada

Trump grants tariff exemptions for Mexico and Canada The White House says President Donald Trump will sign orders to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports on Thursday afternoon. Looking for news you can trust? The announcement highlighted the need for New Zealand to seek diverse trade with new markets, he said . [Full Article...]

Families of Japanese abductees pin hopes on US-North Korea summit

Families of Japanese abductees pin hopes on US-North Korea summit President Trump received Kim's invitation from a South Korean delegation, led by National Security Office Chief Chung Eui-yong. A mere freeze on nuclear and missile tests during a period of dialogue is not enough to reassure Tokyo , which wants the North to completely scrap the programs. [Full Article...]

Wagamama and TGI Friday's fined for failing to pay minimum wage

Wagamama and TGI Friday's fined for failing to pay minimum wage As well as recovering backpay for 9,200 workers, the British government also fined the employers a total of 1.8 million USA dollars in penalties for breaking national minimum wage laws, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) said. [Full Article...]

Actor Jo Min Ki Found Dead At A Private Property In Seoul

Actor Jo Min Ki Found Dead At A Private Property In Seoul The police did not give many details regarding the case, but several key media outlets report the actor is believed to have committed suicide. Jo is one of the a string of high-profile figures to have been accused of sexual misconduct in South Korea in recent weeks. [Full Article...]


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