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by | March 21, 2018 | 04:12

Retail giants like Walmart , Target and Best Buy and their powerful lobbying groups on Monday urged the Trump administration to hold off new tariffs aimed at punishing China for its intellectual property practices, saying that such an aggressive step will only make matters worse.

by | March 21, 2018 | 03:25

Both services had sparked protests by taxi drivers who complained that the drivers did not need to pay the hefty fees to operate transportation vehicles. The taxi drivers have repeatedly complained that they are forced to shoulder licensing costs not borne by Uber and Careem. "Uber is considered as one of the largest participants in the national economy and it has contributed to the creation of more than 150,000 job opportunities in Egypt during the year 2017 alone", he added.

by | March 21, 2018 | 01:27

Mueller is investigating potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign and possible obstruction of justice by the president. "I don't see the President firing him", Lankford said. Both sides of politics have warned Trump to not even think about it. "We need to be very careful about taking these very important entities and smearing everybody in them with a broad stroke", Republican Senator from Florida Marco Rubio said Sunday.

by | March 21, 2018 | 01:12

President Donald Trump is being criticized by Sen. "The two leaders spoke out in favor of developing practical cooperation in various areas, including in ensuring strategic stability and combating worldwide terrorism". At the end of the statement, the White House mentioned the crisis in Syria, in which the Russian government is arming the brutal regime of President Bashar al-Assad.

by | March 21, 2018 | 00:56

Trump told reporters before an oval office meeting with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said it's "almost beyond comprehension" why a state actor would deploy such a risky substance in a public place in a foreign country where others could be exposed.

by | March 20, 2018 | 23:59

A YELLOW weather warning for ice has been issued for Gwent - in effect until Tuesday . Meanwhile the cold weather is set to return next weekend although it won't be a repeat of these conditions. 5-10cm snow possible to lower levels, with up to 15cm / 6 inches over higher ground. While a live snow radar from Meteo Radar shows the snow is now coming in from the east, hitting parts of Scotland and the north east along with London and the South East.

by | March 20, 2018 | 23:10

On Monday, Putin insisted Moscow would use diplomatic channels to settle differences "with our partners" in an apparent reference to the West. Putin's supporters said Western pressure on the Russian leader, including British allegations of his involvement in a spy poisoning row and an Olympic doping ban, had prompted people to close ranks behind him.

by | March 20, 2018 | 22:39

Naidu has been alleging a conspiracy to bring his government down by the Central Government. Parliament Updates: Both Houses adjourned for the day, no-confidence motions not taken up: Live Reports are coming that the no-confidence motions moved by two key parties from Andhra Pradesh , the Telugu Desam Party ( TDP ) and the YSR Congress Party isn't making any moves from it.

by | March 20, 2018 | 22:26

Group Capt. Nick Tucker-Lowe said a Red Arrows engineer had been killed in the "tragic accident" and the pilot was receiving medical care. An eyewitness said they saw someone parachute from the plane just before it crashed. The RAF is asking anybody with photographs of the incident to send them in to help with an investigation. Sky News Defence Correspondent Alistair Bunkall said: "The Red Arrows are located at RAF Scampton during the summer season but during the off-season they train at ...

by | March 20, 2018 | 22:13

Wong will also hold discussions with Taiwanese officials on a wide range of matters, according to the State Department. "No one should be surprised", Bonnie Glaser, director of the China Power Project at Center for worldwide and Strategic Studies, told VOA on Monday.

by | March 20, 2018 | 21:51

Two berths of the dockyard were damaged in the crash and the containers went missing. The container ship Hapag-Lloyd Tolten, 299 meters long and 45 meters wide, hit the Hamburg Bay during a maneuver in the Port of Karachi, Pakistan, after which it lost 21 containers that fell into the water.

by | March 20, 2018 | 21:43

George Noory, host of the popular paranormal radio talk show Coast to Coast AM , told his listeners on Monday night to check out the story of the "bizarre" sea creature whose carcass had been found on Friday by a father, Jeff Warren, and his son alongside a beach in Golden Isles, Georgia.

by | March 20, 2018 | 21:40

Porn star Stormy Daniels will go to court on July 12 in a bid to dissolve an agreement stopping her discussing an affair she says she had with President Donald Trump , according to court papers published Wednesday. CBS News President Rhodes, in remarks reported by Variety magazine, said he could not "imagine" on what basis Trump's team may take legal action against the network for the Stormy interview.

by | March 20, 2018 | 20:11

Pawan, younger brother of superstar and Congress leader Chiranjeevi, also ruled out any truck with the Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) till the state's demands are met. The party has allowed state unit president Hari Babu to continue in the post even after his term expired. In another development, at least two political parties-the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS)-spoke to each other about forming a non-Congress, non-BJP third front.

by | March 20, 2018 | 19:55

The FTC is the lead US agency for enforcing companies' privacy policies and could fine the company into the millions of dollars if it finds Facebook violated a 2011 consent decree . Cambridge Analytica failed to respond to an access request by the United Kingdom information commissioner's office, forcing the authority to seek a warrant "to obtain information and access to systems and evidence", it said in a statement on Tuesday.

by | March 20, 2018 | 19:53

Senator Lindsey Graham, another Republican, said if Trump were to dismiss Mueller, it would mark "the beginning of the end of his presidency". Mr Trump's attacks raised new concerns among members of Congress that he could be seeking to orchestrate Mr Mueller's firing. And as usual, the ones that have spoken out most strongly warning the president against moving against Mueller are ones who are not running for re-election again like Jeff Flake or - here's Trey Gowdy , the Republican ...

by | March 20, 2018 | 19:26

The girl students have taken to streets after the reports of a teacher's derogatory remarks on the manner in which the Muslim girls were dressing as they ventured out of their homes. Some women also protested by sharing bare-breasted photographs on Facebook, which the social media company took down. Her friend Diya Sana posted pictures of Rahna posing nude and covering her face and breasts with watermelon.

by | March 20, 2018 | 19:27

Three people were injured in a shooting at a Maryland high school Tuesday morning. Just last month, the school's principal, Jake Heibel, told parents in a letter posted on the local news site The Bay Net that two students were interviewed after they were overheard mentioning a school shooting, and they were found to pose no threat.

by | March 20, 2018 | 18:30

The Reproductive FACT Act requires that licensed healthcare facilities post or distribute a notice that states, "California has public programs that provide immediate free or low-priced access to comprehensive family planning services (including all FDA-approved methods of contraception), prenatal care, and abortion for eligible women".

by | March 20, 2018 | 18:09

GOP Sen. Lindsay Graham on CNN's "State of the Union" said that if Trump fired Mueller, "that would be the beginning of the end of his presidency because we are a rule-of-law nation". Biggs said that President Donald Trump is being undermined by the Justice Department and law enforcement agencies. Even Preet Bharara, the NY U.S.

by | March 20, 2018 | 18:02

According to Telegram's lawyer, a separate court ruling and action from communications regulator Roskomnadzor would be required in order to actually block the service. Telegram argued that the FSB violated consumer rights when it demanded that social networks provide authorities with encryption keys and chat histories.

by | March 20, 2018 | 17:54

It was not open to the entire school. That's when she and her peers decided it was time to act. The Eldorado students walked out with the goal to honor the 17 victims of the Parkland shooting while also protesting gun violence and advocating for safer schools.

by | March 20, 2018 | 17:49

This is just one of two days each year that day and night are nearly equal in length across the globe. Chester says the vernal equinox , as it is properly known, is the moment when the center of the apparent disc of the sun crosses the celestial equator and moves from the southern hemisphere into the northern hemisphere of the sky.

by | March 20, 2018 | 17:36

Tillerson has relinquished day-to-day responsibilities of the State Department to Sullivan but will continue to hold the secretary of state title until March 31. When Trump ultimately accepted Kim's invitation for a meeting, Tillerson was in Ethiopia, though he said he spoke with Trump at 2:30 a.m., shortly before it was announced .

by | March 20, 2018 | 17:36

Bangladesh was dominating the match for most of the time after giving a run chase of 167 to India. Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan apparently broke the glass door in the wake of the Tigers' win against Sri Lanka in the recently concluded Nidahas T20 tri-series at Colombo's R Premadasa Stadium.

by | March 20, 2018 | 17:24

UBS downgraded the shares of O in report on Thursday, October 29 to "Sell" rating. DA Davidson initiated Realty Income Corporation (NYSE:O) on Thursday, July 23 with "Neutral" rating. Intact Mngmt invested in 2,800 shares. Carlson Capital Limited Partnership has invested 0.28% in Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE). Panagora Asset reported 0.35% in Duke Realty Corporation (NYSE:DRE).

by | March 20, 2018 | 17:18

In his first United States interview, Saudi Arabia's youthful Crown Prince admits he's the " new sheriff in town". Saudi Arabia has led a bombing campaign in Yemen since 2015 on behalf of a government ousted by Iran-backed Houthi rebels and cut off of ties with neighboring Qatar in 2017 in part over its relationship with Iran .

by | March 20, 2018 | 15:37

He was later detained by the police. He further added that VHP is trying to mount pressure on the apex court through the rath yatra to influence the decision. Following their call for protest, section 144 was enforced in the area with immediate effect, and would remain imposed till March 23. Earlier, DMK leader MK Stalin urged the Tamil Nadu government to act swiftly in order to stop the Ram Rajya Rath Yatra citing it will disturb the communal harmony in the state.

by | March 20, 2018 | 15:29

The border issue between European Union member state Ireland and Britain's territory Northern Ireland is central to an agreement, but negotiators are struggling to find a way to keep people, goods, and services flowing while respecting European Union controls.

by | March 20, 2018 | 15:11

Idaho came in at number one, Montana came in at number two and Alaska rounds out the top three. That includes contributions per capita to the state's Congressional delegation from both gun rights and gun control groups and the NRA Victory Fund's grade based on senators voting records.

by | March 20, 2018 | 14:54

Additionally, John Dowd , a lawyer for Trump , said in a statement on Saturday that he prayed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein would end the investigation. Dr. McCabe is married to Andrew McCabe who is now deputy director of the FBI, and became part of the leadership that oversaw the Clinton email investigation in 2016.

by | March 20, 2018 | 14:46

They gathered widespread examples of apparent voting violations in Sunday's vote , but it's unlikely to seriously damage Putin given his widespread support. The Russian presidential "election" is on Sunday, March 18, and Putin is nearly certain to win again. For weeks in advance of the election, the government funded an intense messaging campaign meant to get Russians to the ballot box.

by | March 20, 2018 | 14:17

Rajinikanth, however, denied any connection of the vandalism with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). The reports further say that the glasses and nose of the statue were damaged. Over 200 police personnel were deployed in the area to avoid any untoward incident. A case has been registered and an investigation is underway. The severed head was found lying near the statue.

by | March 20, 2018 | 14:15

Their identities were confirmed by DNA tests. Singh said the Punjab government had been providing a monthly assistance of Rs 20,000 to each of the 24 families of the "missing" Indians in the state and asked the Centre to announce a financial package for them considering the special circumstances.

by | March 20, 2018 | 14:03

The administration is also considering clamping down on Chinese investments in the USA and imposing tariffs on a broad range of its imports to punish Beijing for alleged theft of intellectual property, according to people familiar with the matter.