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White House Stonewalling House Oversight Committee Probe into Rob Porter

White House Stonewalling House Oversight Committee Probe into Rob Porter The White House is facing a March 13 deadline to respond to questions from Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley about how the administration handles interim security clearances and what procedures exist to ensure someone can't operate indefinitely on a temporary clearance. [Full Article...]

Sensex rallies 301 points ahead of IIP, inflation data

Sensex rallies 301 points ahead of IIP, inflation data Market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, remained positive. Foreign investors pulled out almost Rs 6,000 crore from Indian markets in just 6 trading sessions amid better opportunities in other emerging markets. Broader markets slightly underperformed with marginal losses of 0.3 per cent. The index had lost 44.43 points in the previous session on Friday. However, wages grew less... [Full Article...]

Judiciary groups calling on Sereno to resign

Judiciary groups calling on Sereno to resign The hearing also revealed that Oliveros, Chief Justice staff head, and Ocampo, Court Attorney IV also under the office of the Chief Justice, had recommended the hiring of Perez-Macasaet. Once the Senate impeachment trial begins, the [justices] who became the resource persons in the House of Representatives will become witnesses already and be subjected to cross-examination. [Full Article...]

Kim Jong-un wants to sign peace treaty with Trump

Kim Jong-un wants to sign peace treaty with Trump The process of diplomacy has been spearheaded by South Korean president Moon Jae-in. "We think Kim Jong-Un is the only partner in North Korea who has any authority that can make any decision", Shah said . Perhaps most dangerously for the world, he'll be left feeling embarrassed. "Things with North Korea couldn't be worse". Wide-ranging United Nations and bilateral U.S. [Full Article...]

Axios: Trump Told Netanyahu Iran Nuke Deal Must Include Changes

Axios: Trump Told Netanyahu Iran Nuke Deal Must Include Changes The president told Netanyahu that the three nations have only proposed "cosmetic changes" that don't go far enough, the Axios news outlet reported . On Sunday, Netanyahu warned against "nuclearizing the Middle East," saying that the Iran nuclear deal, in its current form, could lead to a risky arms race. [Full Article...]

Italy-bound Nigerian migrants rescued in the Mediterranean

Italy-bound Nigerian migrants rescued in the Mediterranean The ship will deliver the migrants , who included 18 women and one child, to Italy. Coast guard vessels intercepted two migrant boats, one of which was an inflatable dinghy that had broken down and was carrying 125 people, Reuters reported, citing coast guard spokesman Ayoub Qassem. [Full Article...]

References to Japan PM Abe and wife removed - documents

References to Japan PM Abe and wife removed - documents Abe has consistently denied any wrongdoing and vowed to resign if he was found to be involved in the land deal. "This has entered the stage where the responsibility of the prime minister himself will be called into question", opposition Democratic Party leader Yuichiro Tamaki, was quoted saying by Kyodo news agency. [Full Article...]

Scuffles in Hong Kong at key vote for democrats

Scuffles in Hong Kong at key vote for democrats Others added phrases supporting the democracy movement. Four of the six vacant seats were being contested on Sunday. The remaining seat in Kowloon West hangs in the balance, with authorities ordering a recount as only a slender margin separates the democratic candidate, Edward Yiu, and pro-Beijing party DAB's Vincent Cheng. [Full Article...]

NCAA Tournament: West Regional Preview

NCAA Tournament: West Regional Preview Xavier was one of the best teams in the country this season. Roy Williams and Ed Cooley squared off in the first weekend in 2014 and 2016, and now meet two years later after the Friars almost won the Big East tournament. South Dakota State famously discovered Daum by chance, when the unknown prep player from Kimball, Nebraska, hit 12 three-pointers against an AAU team featuring one of the coun... [Full Article...]

Iran's foreign minister arrives in Pakistan on ties

Iran's foreign minister arrives in Pakistan on ties Zarif is also expected to meet Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and military chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, a diplomatic source told Xinhua. He will also deliver a lecture on 70 years of Pak-Iran ties at the Institute of Strategic Studies. [Full Article...]

Knifeman killed at Iran ambassador's Vienna home, police say

Knifeman killed at Iran ambassador's Vienna home, police say The current motive behind the attack is unknown but security is said to have been increased at all embassies across the capital city. The soldier, who was standing guard outside the building, suffered a wound to his upper arm in the attack. [Full Article...]

Trump Tariff Plan Challenges Trade System US Helped Build

Trump Tariff Plan Challenges Trade System US Helped Build President Donald Trump threw his Nafta partners a bone while continuing to reframe trade talks with Canada and Mexico as a stark choice between lofty US demands or steep tariffs on steel and aluminum. With Canada and Mexico, "our objective is to have a new NAFTA and once we do that - which I'm cautiously optimistic on - the tariffs won't apply to them", he said . [Full Article...]

Trump may exempt more countries from trade tariffs - Treasury's Mnuchin

Trump may exempt more countries from trade tariffs - Treasury's Mnuchin Lighthizer was expected to be in Brussels this weekend for meetings with European officials. While slabs from some countries are not excluded, the tariffs exclude North American Free Trade Agreement members Canada and Mexico, at least temporarily while Nafta renegotiations continue. [Full Article...]

Myanmar militarises Rakhine state after ethnic cleansing of Rohingya

Myanmar militarises Rakhine state after ethnic cleansing of Rohingya The Rohingya are denied citizenship and equal opportunities by the Myanmar government, which says they are illegal immigrants, and they are largely despised by the majority-Buddhist population. Since Aug. 25, 2017, more than 750,000 refugees, mostly children and women, have fled Myanmar and crossed into Bangladesh after Myanmar forces launched a crackdown on the minority Muslim community, accordin... [Full Article...]

Mattis warns Syria over use of chemical weapons on civilians

Mattis warns Syria over use of chemical weapons on civilians Trump launched a cruise missile strike at a Syrian airbase last April after Assad used chemical weapons to attack civilians, killing more than 80 people, including many children. Speaking to reporters as he traveled to Oman, Mattis said that nothing Putin showed off changes anything from the Pentagon's perspective. "I don't know which it is, whether they're incompetent or whether they're committ... [Full Article...]

US Secretary of State,Tillerson, visits Nigeria today

US Secretary of State,Tillerson, visits Nigeria today According to the spokesperson of the State Department, who spoke to Reuters, the secretary "was not feeling well" and could not undertake his scheduled plans. His schedule for Saturday included a visit to a US-funded HIV/Aids programme (PEPFAR) and attendance at a ceremony marking 20 years since Al Qaeda bombed the U.S. [Full Article...]

Utica mom charged with leaving child crawling on city street

Utica mom charged with leaving child crawling on city street After several hours, police were able to locate 27-year-old Ledrika Ford on the 500 block of Milgate Street, in Utica . Utica Police say, on Friday night, they were made aware of a Facebook video showing an unattended baby crawling across Bleecker Street. [Full Article...]

Local affect of the new steel and aluminum tariffs

Local affect of the new steel and aluminum tariffs USA trade partners, including Canada and European Union , said that the U.S. actions were unacceptable and they reserved the right to retaliate if the United States import restrictions hurt their workers at home countries. The tariffs will impact upwards of 2.8 billion euros ($3.5 billion) in USA exports, including agricultural and steel products. But even if that's so, Europe, Australia ... [Full Article...]

EU Says It's Counting on Exclusion From Trump Metal Tariffs

EU Says It's Counting on Exclusion From Trump Metal Tariffs The tariff, due to take effect in 15 days, was aimed at protecting national security and American jobs, Mr Trump said. At a speech before the signing, he said Canada and Mexico were exempted from the levies, and other countries may be given exemptions. [Full Article...]

EU, Japan start push for exemptions from Trump tariffs

EU, Japan start push for exemptions from Trump tariffs Seko did not go into what conditions might allow Japan to evade tariffs and, asked if Lighthizer had brought up the US trade deficit with Japan, Seko said no. "As long-standing security partners of the United States, (the European Union and Japan) underlined to ambassador Lighthizer their expectation that European Union and Japanese exports to the U.S. [Full Article...]


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