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by | March 26, 2018 | 17:57

The president's action brought rare praise from senate democratic leader Chuck Schumer, ordinarily a foe of the administration. Speaking at the same forum, Angel Gurria, secretary general of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), said China's value-added tax reforms were crucial to its transformation from a heavy industry-based economy to one with more value-added innovation and service sectors.

by | March 26, 2018 | 17:22

But Courtois, whose contract at Stamford Bridge expires at the end of the 2018-19 season, confirms he is likely to still be playing for Chelsea next season, but was less open about whether he would sign a new contract. His performance in the UEFA Champions League clash could be a concern to his suitors, although he would still represent an upgrade on either Real's Keylor Navas or PSG's Alphonse Areola.

by | March 26, 2018 | 17:13

In a 4-3 decision, the Democratic-controlled court ruled in January that the Pennsylvania's congressional boundaries "clearly, plainly and palpably" violated the state's constitution. Meanwhile, Democrats will nominate Chrissy Houlahan, an Air Force veteran and former CEO of athletic apparel company AND1, who had $950,000 in campaign funds on December 31.

by | March 26, 2018 | 15:39

He said when the area was being cordoned off, the militant came out from a house and fired indiscriminately on security forces with automatic weapons. However, police said, a local a girl sustained injuries in the gunfight. The injured girl was identified as 18-year-old Humaria daughter of Mohammad Maqbool Khan of Arizal.

by | March 26, 2018 | 14:27

The spending package includes $1.6 billion for Trump's long-promised border wall with Mexico. In his tweet Friday morning, Trump said that those protected from deportation by the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program have been "totally abandoned" by Congress, and he blamed the Democrats.

by | March 26, 2018 | 13:15

She was beat with broomsticks, ' Salazar added . The teen ran away from her family's home in San Antonio and was reported missing on January 30 after she was last seen leaving Taft High School, where she was reportedly a student. "At least at one point, she was choked nearly to the point of unconsciousness". However, when the marriage was going to take place, the 16-year-old chose to run away from home to avoid getting married.

by | March 26, 2018 | 13:00

Kuch toh authenticity rakha karo yaar . "Twitter kya ab explanation dene ke liye hi reh gya hai?Best wishes to my brother @iTIGERSHROFF for #baaghi2 see u soon bro. Well, Ajay Devgn will be seen as the first guest and the actor has already shot for a promo with the stand-up comedian. However, somehow we also missed Sunil Grover and Ali Asgar but still, it looks like that Kapil can have a long journey this time.

by | March 26, 2018 | 12:44

A charge was laid by match referee Andy Pycroft, and both Bancroft and Smith confessed to pre-meditated ball-tampering. Already, captain Steve Smith and beleaguered second-in-command David Warner have stepped down from their leadership duties for the remainder of the series after admitting senior players had devised the plan; rookie opener Bancroft himself was charged with ball tampering and could face a significant fine.

by | March 26, 2018 | 12:12

The Barcelona forward missed his team's 2-0 victory over Italy at Manchester City's Etihad Stadium on Friday because of a hamstring strain. Lorenzo Insigne sliced wide when he should have scored early in the second half and Lanzini headed over for Argentina .

by | March 26, 2018 | 12:03

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal , while addressing media after the budget presentation, said that apart from the fight against pollution the government's thrust areas were roads, water and sewage, noting instead of large sewage treatment plants, smaller ones would be set up so that the recycled water can be used for horticulture, water bodies, and toilets.

by | March 26, 2018 | 11:32

Konta, whose victory here a year ago propelled her into the top 10 in the world rankings, advanced with relative ease, beating Belgian Elise Mertens 6-2, 6-1. "It didn't look good sometimes, that's why you keep playing until the last point", said Williams, who lifted the trophy in Miami in 1998, 1999 and 2001.

by | March 26, 2018 | 11:24

The Labour leader has said he is "sincerely sorry" for the pain caused by "pockets of anti-Semitism" in the Labour Party. His comments came as Jewish leaders prepared to protest against Mr Corbyn outside the Houses of Parliament. "I am sincerely sorry for the pain which has been caused", he said. Deputy Leader Tom Watson yesterday suggested his boss hadn't spotted the severity of the image at the time as he was seeing it on Facebook "on the move".

by | March 26, 2018 | 11:11

Former senator and presidential candidate Rick Santorum suggested students protesting gun violence should learn CPR instead of "looking to someone else to solve their problem". that to me, we've gone too far". He also slammed the "Hollywood elites and liberal billionaires who funded" the protests, asking "Is this really all about politics or is it all about keeping our schools safe, because if it is about keeping our schools safe, then we have to have a broader discussion than the ...

by | March 26, 2018 | 10:00

Fears of a trade war roiled financial markets after Beijing retaliated against the Trump administration's tariff hikes by threatening import duties on US goods. A second list of goods, including wine, apples, ethanol and stainless steel pipe, would be charged 15 per cent, mirroring Mr Trump's tariff hike on aluminium.

by | March 26, 2018 | 09:29

It's the last Sunday in March and Meteorologist Mike Cameron said it will be chilly, and in all likelihood, there will be snow showers throughout the day. Otherwise, we will see a gradual clearing trend through the afternoon, although we are stuck with the cool conditions as temperatures remain a good 10 to 15 degrees below normal.

by | March 26, 2018 | 09:25

Authorities say they were in a vehicle that crossed into the path of SUV in Carroll Township. Investigators ruled out a possible robbery because they did not see evidence of a disturbance inside the condo. Beth Fry said Kevin was a salesman for family beer distributor, Southwest Distributing Co, while Amy worked for a dental-claims specialist. But, the extended family waited until Thursday night to call authorities in case the Sharps had problems with their flight.

by | March 26, 2018 | 09:26

With just fifteen minutes left on the clock, playmaker Banega unleashed a beautifully struck left-footed shot from the edge of the area, after a neat one-two with Giovanni Lo Celso, to hand Argentina the lead. "I think we caused Argentina a lot of problems". It was an emotional evening for the Azzurri as they played for the first time since their defender Davide Astori died of a suspected cardiac arrest earlier this month.

by | March 26, 2018 | 08:30

More than 400 Chinese stocks on Friday plunged by the maximum allowed 10 percent, led by tech and materials firms targeted or seen as being most affected by the U.S. "No one wins in these tit-for-tat trade disputes, least of all the farmers and the consumers", said National Pork Producers Council President Jim Heimerl, a pig farmer from Johnstown, Ohio.

by | March 26, 2018 | 08:30

China's state-run Global Times said Beijing was only just beginning to look at means to retaliate. But Washington accuses Beijing of a host of unfair trade practices, including the "theft" USA technology. The president also directed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to propose new investment restrictions on Chinese companies within 60 days to safeguard technologies the USA views as strategic.

by | March 26, 2018 | 08:15

Peter's Square, Vatican City , and referenced a number of bible passages including lessons that could be learned from the story of the crucifixion. The document said some young people want the church to change its teaching or better explain it; others accept the teachings and want the church to proclaim them more forcefully.

by | March 26, 2018 | 07:50

Allison Sanchez, Riggle's sister, told 21 News her brother lived life to the fullest. "He is going to be sadly missed by his friends and family". Both of the homes were vacant, officials said. When they arrived, firefighters noticed heavy smoke and fire coming from the home. State fire investigators have travelled from Brisbane to the scene to try to determine the cause of the blaze.

by | March 26, 2018 | 07:26

Facebook was warned that its users were at risk two years before the data of 50 million people was accessed by a controversial political firm, the Telegraph can disclose. The co-founder of the Leave.EU campaign Arron Banks has repeatedly insisted Cambridge Analytica helped with pro-Brexit campaigns during the run-up to the 2016 referendum.

by | March 26, 2018 | 07:25

The blast occurred near the Tolip Hotel on Saturday in Rushdi, a neighbourhood in Egypt's second city, close to the motorcade of Major-General Mostafa al-Nemr, head of security in Alexandria. The Hasam movement first emerged in 2016 when it claimed responsibility for a series of attacks on government officials. According to Reuters, polls open on Monday for three days in what is effectively a referendum on the performance of former military general Sisi, who is expected to coast to an easy ...

by | March 26, 2018 | 07:01

Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong, arriving back in South Korea from a meeting with counterparts in the U.S. Treasury, also said trade negotiators from the two countries agreed "in principle" on both issues. -South Korea Free Trade Agreement, known as KORUS, which has been under negotiation for several months. The US trade deficit with South Korea has declined since 2014, to $10.3 billion a year ago.

by | March 26, 2018 | 07:02

A 25 per cent would be imposed on a second category of goods totalling almost $2 billion, including pork and aluminium scrap, after "further evaluating the impact of the USA measures on China", the statement said. "What I would agree with is that we have trade rights that we have to defend and that too often farmers get the short end of the stick", U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told senators during a hearing Thursday in Washington.

by | March 26, 2018 | 06:40

But Mr Sanni said: "I know that Vote Leave cheated". In a further twist, Sanni reportedly accused a senior Vote Leave figure, Stephen Parkinson - who is now Prime Minister Theresa May's political secretary - of having "outed" him in his response to the story.

by | March 26, 2018 | 04:49

Melissa Willey , the mother of Jaelynn Willey , announced the decision to take her daughter off life support in a news conference Thursday night. Willey was left brain dead after a 17-year-old boy shot her in the head . In an email Thursday to The Associated Press, Barnes" mother, Kimberly Dennis, said her family is "eternally grateful" that her son is "alive, doing well and in good spirits'.

by | March 26, 2018 | 04:48

In a statement issued here, UIDAI , the Aadhaar-issuing body, said: "there is no truth in this story as there has been absolutely no breach of UIDAIs Aadhaar database". This is because a transaction is contingent upon a successful authentication through fingerprint, Iris or OTP of the Aadhaar holder, UIDAI said. Last week, the deadline for linking Aadhaar with bank accounts and mobile phones will stand extended indefinitely till the judgment is pronounced in the case.

by | March 26, 2018 | 04:43

And the president made the decision this time that that was worth it because military spending, given what's going on in Iran, in North Korea, in Venezuela, in Russian Federation - all around the world where we're using sanctions. "But I think the most important thing to focus on is the market will go up and down in the short term". Trump signed an order Thursday to impose the tariffs on China, as a means to stem "economic aggression" by Beijing after a Section 301 trade investigation ...

by | March 26, 2018 | 04:26

Yemen's Houthi-run SABA news agency reported that the group's missile force had targeted King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh with a Burkan H2 missile. Amnesty International warned that hundreds of Yemenis have become victims of reckless arms sales by the USA and its allies to Saudi Arabia, whose coalition has indiscriminately used Western weapons in its 3-year war on the Arab impoverished country.

by | March 26, 2018 | 03:58

Sarah Leah Whitson, executive director of the Middle East division of Human Rights Watch, said in a statement: "Ahed will be home in a few months, but Israel is putting this child behind bars for eight months for calling for protests and slapping a soldier, after threatening her with years in jail".

by | March 26, 2018 | 03:03

TRUMP: But I say to Congress , I will never sign another bill like this again. The bill easily passed by the House Thursday. In December 2017, the show's sketch drew public attention to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation over Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election, depicting Trump's attempts to bribe him.

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:42

Lows will be in the mid teens to upper 20s tonight . Once precipitation starts picking up, temperatures will fall back through the 30s, but stay above 32 during the day and remain 32-34 at night. It will be chilly this weekend with highs in the mid 40s. There was a possibility of thunderstorms and isolated hail Saturday afternoon, she said.

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:30

In Muzaffarnagar district, two criminals - Raes and Javed - were injured an encounter in Budhana area after which they were arrested. In the criminal hotbed of Ghaziabad, police claimed that 182 criminals have been arrested in the past 24 hours.

by | March 26, 2018 | 02:26

Initial reports said only five people had died. Numerous victims were children, and at least 29 people were still missing after the blaze in the industrial city of about half a million people, over 2,000 miles east of Moscow , the Interfax news agency reported.