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by | March 10, 2018 | 23:31

During the 2018 Winter Olympics, several news reports compared White House senior adviser and first daughter Ivanka Trump to Kim Yo-jung, Kim Jong-un's sister. The US Department of State announced on March 6 that it had imposed a set of new sanctions on Pyongyang over the alleged use of chemical warfare agent to assassinate the North Korean leader's elder half-brother, Kim Jong-nam, at Kuala Lumpur airport on February 13, 2017.

by | March 10, 2018 | 23:14

The European Union should be excluded from President Donald Trump's tariff plans, trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said Friday. She said she got "no immediate clarity on the exact USA procedure for exemption" and that new talks are planned for next week.

by | March 10, 2018 | 23:01

The incident happened after Rabada scalped Smith's crucial wicket for 25 and celebrated the victory by brushing his shoulder against the departing skipper. On Feb 2017, he made a deliberate contact with Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella and was charged with three demerit points and 50 per cent of the match fee.

by | March 10, 2018 | 23:01

President Abdul Hamid, who is on a five-day official visit in India, will deliver his speech at the plenary session of the founding conference of International Solar Alliance (ISA) and Solar Summit on March 11. The summit assumes significance in view of India's ambitious renewable energy target of having 175 GW of clean energy capacities including 100 GW solar and 60 GW wind power.

by | March 10, 2018 | 22:53

In a January tweet, he referred to the "Deep State Justice Dept" and criticized the federal system for going after a sailor instead of a top Clinton aide. The investigation began in March 2012, when Saucier's cellphone, with pictures of the submarine still on it, was found at a waste-transfer station in CT.

by | March 10, 2018 | 22:43

Addressing reporters after a meeting with state Congress legislators, Singhvi said: "The arithmetic, history and geography of this state politically shows a huge anti-BJP commonality". Mukul Roy, who switched over to the BJP from the Trinamool Congress resigned from the House a year ago. Pointing out that the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) had pulled out its ministers from the Modi government, she said, "The Shiv Sena is saying it will go on its own".

by | March 10, 2018 | 22:39

Despite knowing fully well that it does not have enough strength in the Telangana state assembly, the Congress party is still trying its luck in the Rajya Sabha elections. Out of the BJP's 17 Rajya Sabha members, eight are union ministers. As per the deal with the Samajwadi Party for the BSP support in by-polls on two Lok Sabha seats, the SP has already agreed to transfer its 10 extra votes to the BSP candidate.

by | March 10, 2018 | 22:32

The two met in Zurich, where Bannon was speaking at a sold-out event about "the populist revolts and their global consequences [sic] for Switzerland, Europe, and America", according to the DPA news agency. His European tour centered on last weekend's Italian election, which Bannon called "an earthquake" after populist and anti-immigration parties outperformed traditional parties.

by | March 10, 2018 | 22:33

One of the officers died and the other is undergoing surgery. "The suspect ran into an apartment complex and the officers gave chase", Capt. Christopher Bergner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said at a press conference. SWAT officers and crisis negotiators have been attempting to negotiate with the suspect to no avail. He added the second officer wounded was in stable condition.

by | March 10, 2018 | 22:21

The measure will automatically become law within 15 days unless vetoed by Governor Rick Scott , a Republican . While Scott would not say if he will sign it, family members of those killed said they have been asked to meet with him. Constitution's Second Amendment, which provides the right to bear arms, and the 14th Amendment, which guarantees all citizens equal protection under the law, the NRA contends.

by | March 10, 2018 | 21:43

Thankfully, no one was hurt too bad and all were rescued from the site, and taken to the Naval Hospital at INHS Asvini in Mumbai . The error came to light when the helicopter was doing coastal surveillance. The chopper crashed 160 kms south of Mumbai at 1440 hours. The accident reportedly occurred when the chopper was landing in Nandgaon village near Murud region.

by | March 10, 2018 | 21:13

Putin said Moscow could not prosecute anyone for the alleged meddling because no evidence has been presented showing that Russian law has been violated. "Doesn't that sound ridiculous even to you?" he said. But U.S. intelligence concluded Moscow interfered in the 2016 presidential election with aims to help Trump, while special counsel Robert Mueller investigates the possibility of collusion between Russian Federation and the president's campaign.

by | March 10, 2018 | 21:12

Unveiled in 2013, the Belt and Road project is aimed at connecting China by land and sea to Southeast Asia, Pakistan and Central Asia, and beyond to the Middle East, Europe and Africa. "We look forward to seeing what ideas they come back with". "We want Congress to understand that this would be a lose-lose situation", Moscovici told BFM TV.

by | March 10, 2018 | 15:35

The fight here is mostly between the Congress and the JD (S). Central Water Resources Secretary Upendra Prasad Singh met the Chief Secretaries and Water Resources Secretaries of the four states amid speculation that Karnataka may file a review petition against the Supreme Court order.

by | March 10, 2018 | 15:32

The farmers intend to assemble outside the building of Maharashtra legislature in Mumbai to get their demands heard Monday. The march led by All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) began on Tuesday from Nashik and it will reach Mumbai on Sunday. "We want the state government to refrain from forceful acquisition of farm lands in the name of development projects like the super highway and tracks for bullet trains".

by | March 10, 2018 | 15:34

He said that Raza Rabbani's performance as Senate Chairman and his style of working in the past had impressed everybody as he had set an example by serving the country and the nation remaining over and above corruption. The chief minister's statement came after he had announced to support the PPP co-chairman in whatever decisions he takes. "Will consult with my party and allies on names for chairman and deputy", Bilawal had said.

by | March 10, 2018 | 14:56

The bill creates the guardian program that would enable school employees and many teachers to carry guns if they go through law enforcement training and their school districts agree to participate. From the NRA's perspective, it appears that everything - other than a gun - was responsible for the mass shooting in Parkland. The new gun control measures follow an extraordinary three weeks of lobbing in response to the mass shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine's ...

by | March 10, 2018 | 13:55

Women and men alike. Gender equality may have been valued here for some time, but more effort needs to be made to really think about what that means on a day-to-day, week-to-week basis. Prior to today , women in Afghanistan were afraid to leave their homes under Taliban rule, but today, hundreds of women marched through Kabul in solidarity to give Afghan woman a voice.

by | March 10, 2018 | 13:44

Economists see it rather differently. The tariffs won't apply to the USA neighbors if a new trade deal is concluded, he said. Wall Street clearly agrees. Or consider the "Rubber Chicken" dispute of 2009. Guajardo said on Tuesday that if the USA government were to push ahead with metals tariffs that included Mexico, the country would be forced to respond with politically targeted tit-for-tat responses.

by | March 10, 2018 | 13:22

Numerous clips seem to be ripped straight from peoples' YouTube channels - you can see their watermarks and logos in the bottom corners of some of the clips - which is, of course, copyright infringement . The session was one of multiple meetings about gun violence and school safety that the Trump administration has held following the February 14 mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland , Florida, in which 17 people were killed.

by | March 10, 2018 | 12:28

Quebec business groups are sounding the alarm that Canada's temporary exemption from tariffs for its aluminum and steel exports to the United States isn't enough to ease their concerns caused by the climate of uncertainty. "I will work closely with other Cabinet officials to advise the President on how to implement the program on steel and aluminium that he announced today", he said.

by | March 10, 2018 | 10:37

Ted Cruz said Wednesday that President Trump's plan to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports could result in more job losses than gains. Asked if Cruz referred to O'Rourke by his birth name in a bid to cut into his potential support from Latinos, or at least define the Spanish-speaking O'Rourke as squarely Anglo, DeFrancesco Soto scoffed and said Cruz is just employing Trump-esque needling tactics.

by | March 10, 2018 | 10:40

As Governor Jim Justice signed the bill which ended the work stoppage, he also stated he wanted the West Virginia Board of Education to explore options for students make up the missed instructional time. "The people who help our kids every day need our help now", Stephen Noble Smith, a Charleston, West Virginia, resident who organized the fundraiser, wrote on its GoFundMe page.

by | March 10, 2018 | 10:11

The tariffs rollout has been rife with confusion and dissension in the White House. 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.

by | March 10, 2018 | 09:45

It was the first time in 16 years Democrats cast more than one million votes in a Texas primary, the DNC said. The brightest star on the ballot for Democrats, Senate challenger Beto O'Rourke, revealed weak spots after letting two primary rivals take 38 per cent of the vote.

by | March 10, 2018 | 09:34

In 2017, the UN Security Council had also unanimously adopted sanctions against Pyongyang following a series of intercontinental ballistic missiles tests and a nuclear test. and not through China". No venue or date has been announced for the summit, which is expected to be held in May. If the meeting takes place, it would be the first ever between leaders of the two countries.

by | March 10, 2018 | 09:19

New Orleans - The Pelicans suffered their first loss in a month on Friday, falling to the Wizards 116-97. The Pelicans (38-26) have been doing just that during their winning streak, averaging 124.9 points per game. "I think that he's accepted it and understands that we want him to shoot certain shots that he's passed on lately". It was eventually revealed that Davis suffered a sprained ankle, which was relatively good news, because the injury looked really nasty at the time.

by | March 10, 2018 | 08:28

The State Department has issued a security alert for Playa del Carmen, a popular tourist destination on the Caribbean coast of Mexico . "The U.S. Consular Agency in Playa del Carmen will be closed until further notice". In this case, the nearest embassy services would be 175 miles away, in Mérida . Not necessarily. Mexico's threat level hasn't changed-the country as a whole is at a level two advisory, meaning "exercise increased caution", but five states within the country are at level ...

by | March 10, 2018 | 08:20

And to think today she is in Rome not speaking in the Vatican City on a conference about women in the church on International Women's Day . "It's an empire of misogyny", McAleese added. One supporter on Twitter said: "The fierceness in Mary McAleese's voice as she denounces the paper-thin basis of "theology" underpinning the refusal to ordain women as priests is remarkable".

by | March 10, 2018 | 08:03

It was a reversal from his tone throughout the day, when he lashed out at Trump and his campaign and threatened to defy Mueller in a series of interviews. In his interview with Bloomberg, Nunberg said Trump "never did anything illegal or wrong around me". By late Monday, he said he would comply with the subpoena.

by | March 10, 2018 | 08:00

Critics have argued that a parade could cost millions of dollars at a time when the Pentagon wants more stable funding for an over-stretched military. The Joint Staff is in charge of organizing the event, while the Northern Command will execute it on the day of. In addition to military equipment, the parade will include pageantry, with veterans dressed in period uniforms.

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:51

British authorities investigating the poisoning of a former Russian spy, Sergei V. Skripal, and his daughter visited the graves of Skripal's wife and son in the cathedral city of Salisbury, England, on Friday. The British police and government have so far not publicly identified the suspect behind the attack but plans are being drawn up if the Kremlin is implicated in the attack.

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:44

Mr. Chase along with Lawrence Konner has written the screenplay of the film and would be producing it. All sorts of questions arise from the announcement. In the past Chase has been adamant that any work he'd do would be something he believes in. Numerous project's details remain under wraps - but several characters from the "Sopranos" series will make an appearance in the film, presumably played by younger actors.

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:45

Peterson, who has denied wrongdoing, retired rather than accept a suspension and investigation. (EPA/AAP) Seventeen people were killed in the massacre. The Florida Education Association said in a letter to Scott that only law enforcement officers should have guns in schools. Adin Chistian, student of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School , embraces his mother Denyse, next to the crosses and Stars of David placed in front of the fence of the school to commemorate the victims of a ...

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:40

The New York Times reported that Obama is in "advanced negotiations" to produce a series for the global streaming service. According to The New York Times , the couple are in talks to create exclusive content for the streaming service, which boasts 55 million subscribers in the U.S.