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World No Deal for EU Seeking Exemptions From Trump's Steel, Aluminum Tariffs
Author: 0 No Deal for EU Seeking Exemptions From Trump's Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

One big fear, according to some US industry officials, is that Europe will counter Trump's tariffs with its own tariffs on USA motorcycles, bourbon and jeans. He suggested in an earlier meeting with his Cabinet that Australia and "other countries" might be spared, a shift that could soften the global blow amid threats of retaliation by trading partners.

World At least 2 dead in NYC helicopter crash
Author: 0 At least 2 dead in NYC helicopter crash

It is reportedly upside down in the water. A spokesman for the mayor's office, Eric Phillips, confirmed the fatalities on Twitter. The helicopter is a Eurocopter AS350, an FAA spokesperson said. It is not yet known how many people were on board. The FAA is investigating. Emergency personnel have launched a search and rescue operation. The NTSB will determine probable cause of the accident.

World Trump Kim talks: USA surprised at 'dramatic' North Korea shift
Author: 0 Trump Kim talks: USA surprised at 'dramatic' North Korea shift

Just earlier this week Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the USA was nowhere near entering into negotiations with Pyongyang. When the South Korean officials visited, no hard feelings were displayed and Kim was the first to tackle sensitive topics, including the resumption of a military exercise between South Korea and the United States that was postponed for a peaceful Winter Olympics, the Blue House official said.

World Xavier gets No. 1 in NCAA Tournament West Region
Author: 0 Xavier gets No. 1 in NCAA Tournament West Region

That money is shared by the NCAA and its employees, plus all 351 teams in Division I, as well as a trickle down to Division II and Division III. Meanwhile, the NCAA is left to live nearly exclusively off revenues from the annual Division I basketball tournament.

World Not Done Yet: Notre Dame Mounts Crazy Comeback in ACC Tourney
Author: 0 Not Done Yet: Notre Dame Mounts Crazy Comeback in ACC Tourney

It was UNC's first ACC tournament win over Duke since 1998. The loss knocked Tech down to 21-11, 10-9 on the season. "We have emptied the tank, and we'll see what our fate is down the road", Brey said. "I think we kept playing". Most reasonable people can probably recognize that the fact of the matter is that there's no way to definitively say that the Irish have done enough to earn an NCAA tournament bid.

World Trump attends rally for Congressional candidate Saccone
Author: 0 Trump attends rally for Congressional candidate Saccone

Trump made his comments while boosting Republican Rick Saccone ahead of a special election this Tuesday, boasting about the economy's continued performance through his tenure and slamming Democrats and the media. Saccone does enjoy a base of devoted supporters from the area he represented in the state house, but Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District includes 10 times more people.

World US Trading Partners, Businesses Say Trump's Tariffs Will Backfire
Author: 0 US Trading Partners, Businesses Say Trump's Tariffs Will Backfire

The tariffs will go into effect in 15 days and include exemptions for Canada and Mexico. NAFTA talks are expected to resume early next month. It's really an assault on our country. It also prompted the resignation of Mr Trump's chief economic adviser Gary Cohn . Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin is offering a mixed reaction to President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs widely panned by Republicans.

World Worldwide search for person of interest in homicide investigation
Author: 0 Worldwide search for person of interest in homicide investigation

A police investigator stood at the entrance of the Oak Street apartment house on March 9, 2018. Police officers were sent to her residence around 1 p.m. Police said the male student had left the country by an worldwide flight, before authorities found Anderson's body. Anderson was a senior majoring in nursing from Westbury, New York, according to a Binghamton University press release.

World Wallace prevails over Johnston in Indian Open play-off
Author: 0 Wallace prevails over Johnston in Indian Open play-off

Wallace (69-70-70-68) and Johnston (72-66-73-66) were tied at the top after regulation 72-hole play with matching totals of 11-under 277, forcing a playoff at the DLF Golf & Country Club. So I'm happy with what I achieved even though it was somewhat of a mixed bag. I had a few bad swings at the start that put me off my rhythm. On the final day, starting with a share of the lead, he moved in the right direction with two early birdies, but then dropped three double bogeys.

World Ethiopia, Russia to set up joint nuclear technology center
Author: 0 Ethiopia, Russia to set up joint nuclear technology center

During a State Department briefing Tuesday when Nauert was asked about the meeting, she denied Russia's statement about sending the request. The minister added that such a meeting is no longer expected there. Lavrov said Africa's representation will introduce an additional value to the UN Security Council's reform agenda. "We have also talked about prospects for military and technical cooperation".

Author: 0 Trump adviser: tariffs won't be imposed immediately on Canada and Mexico

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said he is considering backing legislation to require congressional approval for such trade actions. Sen. The president made the moving saying it would boost United States production. "That would be a case-by-case and country-by-country basis". Rim countries without USA involvement, a deal that will permit, among other things, more foreign auto imports into Canada - which has already infuriated US automakers and Canada's auto workers.

World CM Yogi Adityanath orders probe into Jhansi medical apathy case
Author: 0 CM Yogi Adityanath orders probe into Jhansi medical apathy case

He was immediately rushed to Jhansi Medical College. "Strict action will be taken if our staff are found to be at fault". Sadhna Kaushik, the medical colleges principal, said a four-member committee has been formed to find out who put the severed leg under the patients head.

Author: 0 Dazi, è guerra commerciale Usa-Europa

Intanto, in un tweet la Commissaria Ue al Commercio Cecilia Malmstroem fa sapere di aver avuto incontri a Bruxelles con il ministro giapponese Seko e il rappresentante Usa al commercio Lighthizer. Detto questo, siamo in grado di affrontare ogni sfida. Poi ha lanciato la sua proposta: "Non so se il paese e" pronto per leggi come quelle della Cina e di Singapore, ma dobbiamo iniziare una discussione", ha suggerito ipotizzando la facolta' per i procuratori di chiedere la pena capitale ...

World NCAA Tournament Selection Show: Will FSU be dancing?
Author: 0 NCAA Tournament Selection Show: Will FSU be dancing?

The Aztecs throttled Big Dance lock Nevada by a score of 90-73 in the Mountain West Tournament semifinals. Southern California: A run to the Pac-12 Tournament final against Arizona may have put the Trojans (23-11, 33 RPI ) on firmer footing and made Saturday night more about an opportunity to improve NCAA seeding .

World Voting begins for UP Lok Sabha bypoll in Gorakhpur and Phulpur
Author: 0 Voting begins for UP Lok Sabha bypoll in Gorakhpur and Phulpur

On the same day, the Lok Sabha by-election for two constituencies of Uttar Pradesh, namely Gorakhpur and Phulpur were also held. Of the 11 preventive arrests made by the police today, one was arrested in Araria Lok Sabha constituency while others were nabbed in Bhabhua Assembly seat, police said.

World European Union braces for trade war as United States announces steel tariffs
Author: 0 European Union braces for trade war as United States announces steel tariffs

Australia has a trade and investment deficit with the USA, which is understood to have played a considerable role in alleviating Mr Trump's sense of grievance. trade representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels, according to the Financial Times. Shortly after Trump's tweet , Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Twitter that the relationship between the two allies was fair and reciprocal.

World Florida Governor Signs Major Gun-Reform Law
Author: 0 Florida Governor Signs Major Gun-Reform Law

The US state of Florida yesterday passed a gun control bill that raises the minimum age to buy firearms to 21 while funding a programme that allows some teachers and school employees to be armed. The age and waiting-period requirements already apply to buying handguns, but the NRA contends that the new restrictions on rifles are unconstitutional.

World Private Turkish plane crashes in western Iran
Author: 0 Private Turkish plane crashes in western Iran

The plane was flying from Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul, the report said. "After the pilot asked to lower altitude, it disappeared from the radar", ISNA quoted the aviation official. The Başaran Investment Holding operates in tourism, finance, construction, tourism, aviation, cement, and energy. Two female pilots and an air stewardess were also said to be on board, according to Turkish media.

World Memorial fund for Deputy Pickett officially set up
Author: 0 Memorial fund for Deputy Pickett officially set up

When the judge told him prosecutors haven't yet made that decision, he asked, "If I were to seek it out on my own would that change anything?" Baumgardt asked "Can I enter my guilty plea yet", before Petit even read the charges. "I've heard defendants say some unusual things in court, but this one, I can't really say that I've ever really experienced anything of that sort", Meyer said.

World Turkey releases two more journalists
Author: 0 Turkey releases two more journalists

Others have been gradually freed over the past year. Sabuncu and Atalay have spent the last 495 days in jail and Sik, who was detained a little after the initial wave of arrests, 434 days. Dozens of journalists have been detained in the wake of the coup bid, causing global concern. Twenty-three of the journalists were convicted of membership of an armed terror group while two more on lesser charges, the Dogan news agency said.

World European Union to aim for 'ambitious' trade agreement with UK
Author: 0 European Union to aim for 'ambitious' trade agreement with UK

Last week, the prime minister finally admitted that her Brexit red lines will reduce the UK's access to the... We have written to both Michel Barnier and Donald Tusk to outline the issues and to suggest that any Brexit trade deal should look at ways to overcome the need for such inspections.

World Kathy Griffin embarking on comeback tour after controversial Trump photo
Author: 0 Kathy Griffin embarking on comeback tour after controversial Trump photo

She says she is dipping her toes into touring, even though the Trumps didn't want her to work again. Griffin appeared Friday on HBO's " Real Time With Bill Maher". Unable to tour in the United States, Griffin went overseas, performing in 23 cities in 15 countries, she said. Griffin thanked Maher for being one of the only celebrities who publicly supported her during the ordeal.

World Turkey in talks with Iraq to launch operation against PKK
Author: 0 Turkey in talks with Iraq to launch operation against PKK

The PKK, which is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US and the European Union, waged a terror campaign against Turkey for more than 30 years and has been responsible for the death of almost 40,000 people, including women and children.

World Elizabeth Warren rejects DNA test to settle Native American heritage claim
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren rejects DNA test to settle Native American heritage claim

Trump returned to the familiar attack during a Pennsylvania rally Saturday night, mocking Warren, who has claimed native heritage based on family stories from her Oklahoma relatives, but does not claim membership in a tribe. Most politicians-and certainly nearly all Senators and governors-would. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) would not say Sunday if she would take a DNA "spit test" to prove her longtime claims of Native American heritage, instead pivoting to telling the story of her ...

World EU, Japan start push for exemptions from Trump tariffs
Author: 0 EU, Japan start push for exemptions from Trump tariffs

Australia's trade minister said he had preliminary discussions with the USA trade representative, Robert Lighthizer. "We dodged a bullet", said McMaster University business professor Marvin Ryder. The three parties did agree on joint steps to tackle global steel overcapacity and distorted market practices, including stronger rules on subsidies and more sharing of information about market abuse.

World China scraps presidential term limit, enabling Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely
Author: 0 China scraps presidential term limit, enabling Xi Jinping to rule indefinitely

The National People's Congress is all but certain to approve a constitutional amendment that has stunned many in China, sparking an unusual bout of criticism that censors have scrambled to extinguish. On the global stage, Xi holds a reputation. His predecessors - Jiang Zemin who was in power from 1993 to 2003 and Hu Jintao from 2003 to 2013 - stepped down as the General Secretary of the party as well as the president after widely followed rule as well as a convention of two terms to ...

World Trump promised not to impose tariffs on Australian steel: Malcolm Turnbull
Author: 0 Trump promised not to impose tariffs on Australian steel: Malcolm Turnbull

After a telephone call with Turnbull on Friday, Trump posted a Twitter message saying that Turnbull "is committed to having a very fair and reciprocal military and trade relationship". He was reluctant to publicly say what he has said to the USA administration about having Australia declared exempt, saying "megaphone diplomacy is rarely effective".

World Trump tariffs may imperil a delicate global economic rebound
Author: 0 Trump tariffs may imperil a delicate global economic rebound

But economists at Barclays Bank warn that this "Goldilocks scenario - solid, steady economic expansion, but not so fast as to ignite inflation - could reverse in the aftermath of Trump's tariff announcement". The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a major industry trade group, warned the tariffs will also drive up the price of steel made in the USA — a cost that it predicts will be passed along to consumers through higher prices on vehicles.

World Trump 'clarity' on tariffs not what European Union was looking for
Author: 0 Trump 'clarity' on tariffs not what European Union was looking for

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Also discussing opening up Japan to much better trade with the U.S. now have a massive $100 Billion Trade Deficit. If they drop their horrific barriers & tariffs on USA products going in, we will likewise drop ours. President Trump , meanwhile, has said there will be a reduction in tariffs for countries that "treat us fairly", adding: "Many of the countries that treat us the worst on trade and on military are our allies".

World Jordan Ayew's red card in Swansea's 0-0 draw with Huddersfield
Author: 0 Jordan Ayew's red card in Swansea's 0-0 draw with Huddersfield

Australia global Mooy suffered a cut in last month's 4-1 league victory against Bournemouth and was ruled out of the club's next two league games after developing an infection. "Mooy has been back in full training for the whole week without any issues", Wagner said. We were only unlucky and they were lucky. We overloaded.

World Trump, Turnbull working on steel tariff exemption agreement
Author: 0 Trump, Turnbull working on steel tariff exemption agreement

Adding new elements to the negotiations to create wiggle room on big decisions was a Trump tactic familiar to David Bozell, a supporter of the president. Australian steel and aluminum exports to the United States were worth just over A$400 million a year ago, government data shows. "Do you know quite how much USA steel Canada buys?" said another person familiar with Canada's lobbying effort.

World Shoe thrown at former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in madrasa
Author: 0 Shoe thrown at former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in madrasa

On Saturday, a person threw ink at Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif while he was addressing a PML-N convention at Sialkot and a few days ago, another PML-N leader, Ahsan Iqbal, had a shoe thrown at him, Dawn News reported. Religious parties, especially the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan, had held Sharif and his party (PML-N) responsible for making an attempt to change a clause related to the finality of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) in the Constitution.

World Barrack, Michelle Obama in talks to produce new Netflix shows
Author: 0 Barrack, Michelle Obama in talks to produce new Netflix shows

Netflix declined to comment. With the partnership, Netflix will have another big-name personality working on its shows, marking another win for the streaming service as it looks to continue its domination of the streaming market despite the growth of its competitors.

World Conservatives have only themselves to blame for Trump's tariffs
Author: 0 Conservatives have only themselves to blame for Trump's tariffs

Instead, they're intermediate goods, basically used as inputs to other USA manufacturing sectors. "If the USA can not adjust its own industrial structure to reduce its trade deficit and orders the world to follow its words, China and the rest of the world will have no choice but to meet the challenge head-on".

World Nothing really happened at that Trump video game violence meeting
Author: 0 Nothing really happened at that Trump video game violence meeting

Yet, even with all the calls to step back from the implementation of tariffs, President Trump has not backed down on his intentions. Trump had indicated he would be flexible towards " real friends ", and during the signing confirmed Canada and Mexico would be exempted permanently if the ongoing renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement is successful.

World Kejriwal invites Delhi Cong, BJP chiefs for all-party meet over sealing
Author: 0 Kejriwal invites Delhi Cong, BJP chiefs for all-party meet over sealing

CAIT general secretary, Praveen Khandelwal, said that Kejriwal should honestly work for traders and should pass a bill for moratorium on sealing in the ensuing session of the assembly and forward it to the Centre for approval. "It will be more appropriate if the central government suspends the sealing, by bringing a law in the Parliament, for at least six months, and during this period after having a detailed and thoughtful study, the proposals to amend the Master Plan should be drafted to ...

World Steel Tariffs in US Could Cost US Steelworkers Their Jobs
Author: 0 Steel Tariffs in US Could Cost US Steelworkers Their Jobs

On Wednesday, Sanders told reporters that the arbitration was won "in the President's favor". "Rural areas, smaller towns, the type of communities that voted more for Trump, are extremely export-intensive", Parilla said , adding that exports are vulnerable to retaliatory tariffs by other countries.

World Canada Forecast: Winter Storm Quinn hits Maritimes, Warm in West
Author: 0 Canada Forecast: Winter Storm Quinn hits Maritimes, Warm in West

NOR'EASTER 2Scenario 1:We're impacted! As New Jerseyans continue to dig out from Wednesday's snowstorm , another nor'easter could be on the way, which would be the third coastal storm in 10 days. "During early next week, the storm will reach the southern Atlantic coast and may continue to head eastward and well out to sea or may reorganize, strengthen and turn northward", AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Pydynowski said.

World Trump stumps for Rick Saccone in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Trump stumps for Rick Saccone in Pennsylvania

Her husband Mike wanted to hear a different message on Saturday. I don't want to meet him. Asked whether he agreed with his wife about the importance of a solution for DACA recipients, he hesitated for a beat and said that, yes, he thinks some recipients deserve a path to citizenship.

Author: 0 Swiss say ready to facilitate US-North Korea talks

The US' third-biggest steel supplier South Korea will ask Washington for an exemption from President Donald Trump's new tariffs and consider filing a complaint to the World Trade Organization if it is refused, Seoul said Friday. "We have to do something", Trump told reporters. Talk about reviving a US role in the Trans-Pacific Partnership is as good as dead despite recent comments by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

World Yogi Adityanath Says BJP Will Win Both Seats
Author: 0 Yogi Adityanath Says BJP Will Win Both Seats

With an aim to counter BJP in the state, two arch-rivals-Akhilesh Yadav's SP and Mayawati's BSP- tied the knot for the by-polls. Tight security arrangements have been made with almost 6,500 personnel of central armed para-military forces deployed, apart from Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and homeguards to ensure peaceful polling in Gorakhpur and Phulpur seats, vacated by Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya respectively following their election to Uttar Pradesh ...

World Within six weeks CMB has to be constituted
Author: 0 Within six weeks CMB has to be constituted

Chennai: Representatives from the State headed by Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan who took part in the consultative meeting on Cauvery in New Delhi Friday met Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami at the Secretariat today. The move came after the matter was persistently raised by Tamil Nadu members in Parliament. In a letter to Palaniswami, DMK working president and Leader of the Opposition MK Stalin described the meeting held by the Water Resources Ministry as an eye-wash and urging ...

World Davis diagnosed with sprained ankle, out vs. Wizards
Author: 0 Davis diagnosed with sprained ankle, out vs. Wizards

Davis grabbed a rebound and landed awkwardly on the foot of Kings' forward Kosta Koufos under the basket. After hurting his ankle against the Kings, Davis' x-rays came back negative, but he is still listed as questionable for this game. With Davis getting a lengthy rest on the bench for most of the second quarter, New Orleans extended its advantage to 49-29 on another deep shot from Clark.

World Australia Exempt from US Tariffs
Author: 0 Australia Exempt from US Tariffs

Trump also mentioned Australia when speaking to reporters at the White House earlier in the day. He has already said that Mexico and Canada will be exempt. Railing against countries that had "taken advantage" of the United States, Trump accused Germany of behaving unfairly by contributing much less than the USA towards the funding of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.

World Japan trade minister calls for calm heads over U.S. tariffs
Author: 0 Japan trade minister calls for calm heads over U.S. tariffs

The EU's top trade official said Friday that "dialogue" with Washington was the bloc's "prime option" as it seeks to win exemptions from US President Donald Trump's controversial new steel and aluminium tariffs. The EU executive said it remained unclear how an exclusion would work. Along with a huge range of steel products, the EU's hit list of flagship American products lined up for counter measures includes peanut butter, bourbon whiskey and denim jeans.