Tuesday May 22-nd, 2018

USA said to push China on cars and finance in tariff talks USA said to push China on cars and finance in tariff talks

Those tensions are not going away quickly, and despite signs that China and the USA may be attempting to resolve the issue behind the scenes, investors remain nervous. United States president Donald Trump has approved higher tariffs on steel and al...

Shopping mall blaze in Siberia kills 37 - Russian agencies Shopping mall blaze in Siberia kills 37 - Russian agencies

Hundreds of firefighters were deployed to fight the blaze at the Winter Centre in the city of Kemerovo which also contained a sauna, multiplex cinema and bowling alley and is believed to have been packed with people. Thirteen bodies were recovered ...

Corbyn: Sorry for Labour's anti-Semitism Corbyn: Sorry for Labour's anti-Semitism

Corbyn said in a statement Sunday that Labour must show "total commitment to excising pockets of anti-Semitism that exist in and around our party", adding he would meet with Jewish leaders in the coming days. "Corbyn must choose tonight to say th...

Trump expels 60 Russians, closes Seattle consulate after UK chemical attack Trump expels 60 Russians, closes Seattle consulate after UK chemical attack

Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser said the Baltic state has expelled the Russian embassy's military attache, while Latvia's foreign ministry said Riga has also expelled one Russian diplomat. Antonov had difficulty in predicting the future of ...

Kim Jong Un visits China on 'armoured' train Kim Jong Un visits China on 'armoured' train

Whether or not the train contained Kim Jong-un, or another high-ranking North Korean official, its arrival in Beijing could signal the start of China's involvement in the process. Heavy security presence was seen today at the entrance to the Diaoyu...

Trump Proposes Retaliatory Tariffs on China Worth $60B Trump Proposes Retaliatory Tariffs on China Worth $60B

The United States , meanwhile, has launched a challenge at the World Trade Organization against China over intellectual property breaches, a statement said. "We are taking it very seriously". The Chinese commerce ministry on Friday issued a ...

First non-stop Australia to England flight lands after 17 hours First non-stop Australia to England flight lands after 17 hours

The flight departed from Perth at 6.49pm local time on Saturday and landed at London Heathrow at 5.10am United Kingdom time today. This will eventually include non-stop flights from Australia's eastern seaboard to Europe in an effort dubbed "Pr...

Poisoned Russian spy Skripal reportedly sought pardon from Putin Poisoned Russian spy Skripal reportedly sought pardon from Putin

Is it Britain's internal problems or the problems of Britain's cooperation with its allies or something else? He stressed that Russian Federation does not intend to look into the reasons for what happened, since "it is not our business". He was sen...

Dozens die in Kemerovo shopping mall blaze Dozens die in Kemerovo shopping mall blaze

But Tass reported that the fire started on the top floor of the mall and consumed an area of about 1,500 square meters. The investigative committee, which looks into high-profile crimes and reports directly to the president, Vladimir Putin , sai...

UP Deputy CM mocks SP-BSP alliance, says opposition searching for scapegoat UP Deputy CM mocks SP-BSP alliance, says opposition searching for scapegoat

She said one MLA from BSP had cross-voted because of selfish interests and has been thrown out of the party. A calculation of tallies show that the BJP's strength in the 245-member House will go from the existing 58 to 69 and that of the Congress wil...

Multiple Casualties in Blast Near Mosque in Afghan City of Herat Multiple Casualties in Blast Near Mosque in Afghan City of Herat

At least one worshipper was killed and eight others wounded in the attack. One Afghan civilian and two assailants were killed and seven people wounded after an explosion ripped through a mosque in the western province of Herat on Sunday, a provinci...

Iowa Family Reportedly Found Dead Inside Mexican Condo Iowa Family Reportedly Found Dead Inside Mexican Condo

After searching the house, the four bodies were found, with both Mexican and United States police ruling out foul play. Mexican officials performed a "physical inspection of the room's gas installation" after the discovery and are expected to relea...

2 lawyers not joining Trump legal team after all 2 lawyers not joining Trump legal team after all

Sekulow said last week that diGenova's addition to the legal team was subject to an "ongoing process of conflict review" as is standard ethics practice for lawyers. Sekulow did not specify the conflict, but the couple's firm has represented other c...

Poisoned Russian Spy May Never Recover Mental Functions, British Judge Says Poisoned Russian Spy May Never Recover Mental Functions, British Judge Says

It is noted that Mei has submitted to the Macron and Merkel detailed information "about the investigation into a rash of applications on the streets of Salisbury military nerve agents produced in Russian Federation". The judge, who is based in the Fa...

Sweet 16 Action at TD Garden — March Madness Sweet 16 Action at TD Garden — March Madness

Texas Tech in the night's second game. It was Villanova's first points in the paint of the game and the free throw cut the lead to two just like that. The dynamic duo will go down as the best backcourt in Mountaineer history. Two Spellman free throw...

China Tightens Grip on Media with Regulator Reshuffle China Tightens Grip on Media with Regulator Reshuffle

Earlier this month, Trump also announced steep tariffs - not specific to China - on steel and aluminum imports, despite warnings from US and worldwide lawmakers that doing so could spark a trade war. -Taiwan official exchanges will bring serious cons...

Policeman dies in pre-election bombing in Egypt Policeman dies in pre-election bombing in Egypt

State-run MENA news agency said the public prosecutor has ordered an investigation into the incident. Footage from the site of the explosion shows a vehicle engulfed in flames and black smoke billowing from it. Islamic State released a video last ...

France braces for massive strikes to protest President Macron's reforms France braces for massive strikes to protest President Macron's reforms

Some commentators have reached into the past to draw parallels with more recent confrontations, particularly to 1995 when weeks of strikes paralysed France and forced the government to abandon pension reforms. That has led the government, which o...

Patriots supply plane for Parkland students, families to fly to DC rally Patriots supply plane for Parkland students, families to fly to DC rally

Robert Kraft donated one of the team's planes to transport students and families from Parkland , Florida, to Washington, D.C., ahead of the " March for Our Lives " rally on Saturday. majority they had bullets flying over their heads", he said. Accor...

'Dreamers' Angry As Donald Trump Blames Democrats Over Immigration 'Dreamers' Angry As Donald Trump Blames Democrats Over Immigration

Representatives Andre Carson (D), Luke Messer (R), Susan Brooks (R), Jackie Walorski (R), Jim Banks (R) and Pete Viclosky (D), voted for the spending bill, while Rokita and Rep. White House legislative director Marc Short framed it as a compromise. ...

Three militants killed in J&K gunfight Three militants killed in J&K gunfight

The gunfight broke out inside Halmatpora forest area of the district on Tuesday evening. Pertinently, In the forest of Halmatpora under Police Station Kupwara on receiving specific inputs, Police Kupwara along with 41 RR, 160 TA, 98 Bn CRPF and...

Egypt suspends Uber, Careem operations Egypt suspends Uber, Careem operations

An Egyptian administrative court issued the decision on Tuesday after a group of taxi-drivers filed a case in February previous year accusing the Dubai-based Careem and San Francisco-based Uber of violating traffic laws by using private-owned vehicle...

Mums' Down's syndrome doing carpool karaoke Mums' Down's syndrome doing carpool karaoke

It's accompanied by the hashtag #wouldntchangeathing . The video has now been viewed over 100,000 times on YouTube and over a million times on Facebook since it was uploaded on Friday. "And we want everyone to see that she and all the children...

Man accused of threatening to kill woman, choking her Man accused of threatening to kill woman, choking her

The two scuffled after Stesyuk managed to grab the knife - she wounded the man before running out onto the balcony and jumping the six floors to safety, according to Moscow-based website Life. Ray Kelly with the Alameda Sheriff's Office. Deputies q...

Judge: President Trump can't avoid suit from 'Apprentice' contestant Judge: President Trump can't avoid suit from 'Apprentice' contestant

Trump argued he should be shielded by the U.S. Constitution because it's too much of a distraction for the nation's chief executive to face civil claims in state court. The lawsuit was the second time this month that a woman challenged legal ...

India condemns barbaric terrorist attack in Kabul India condemns barbaric terrorist attack in Kabul

Scores of people were killed in a wave of Taliban and IS attacks on Kabul in January, underlining the city's fragile security. " India unequivocally condemns in the strongest terms the inhumane and barbaric terrorist attack in Kabul on Wednesd...

Man holds hostages in French supermarket, claims allegiance to Islamic State Man holds hostages in French supermarket, claims allegiance to Islamic State

He pulled up in the vehicle to four police officers who were jogging in the city and opened fire, hitting one in the shoulder, then sped off to Trebes, about 8 km (5 miles) to the east, where he took the hostages in the supermarket . Moroccan-born...

Statement by Administrator Green on United States humanitarian assistance for vulnerable Venezuelans Statement by Administrator Green on United States humanitarian assistance for vulnerable Venezuelans

Time magazine is alleging that much of the work behind Venezuela's Petro cryptocurrency was done by representatives of the Russian Federation, with the distinct aim to "erode the power of USA sanctions". The two, however, were not the top Russia...

Govt flayed for 'misleading' families of 39 killed in Iraq Govt flayed for 'misleading' families of 39 killed in Iraq

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told Parliament in New Delhi that the 39 Indians abducted by Islamic State in Mosul were dead and their bodies have been recovered. Singh said he will 'leave for Baghdad as soon as the process of identif...

Trump made senior White House staff sign NDAs Trump made senior White House staff sign NDAs

Post columnist Ruth Marcus reported that many aides were reluctant to sign, but were pressured to by then-Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and the White House Counsel's Office. One thing you probably don't need to worry about is your favorite Trump ...

South Korea, US joint military exercises: just the routine South Korea, US joint military exercises: just the routine

Abe is expected to dive into "deep discussions" on how the USA and Japan can coordinate their actions on North Korea when he meets with Trump in mid-April, said Yoshide Suga, chief cabinet secretary to the Abe administration, at a news conference...

Trump lashes out at 'biased' inquiry into Russian Federation collusion Trump lashes out at 'biased' inquiry into Russian Federation collusion

Congressional Republicans made clear Tuesday they won't take steps to protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired, insisting it's unnecessary and opting instead to wait out the storm. But I say that because I know a lot of attorneys. ...

China's Congress reappoints Premier Li Keqiang and names new anti-graft watchdog China's Congress reappoints Premier Li Keqiang and names new anti-graft watchdog

China's Premier Li Keqiang gestures during a press conference after the closing session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 20, 2018. The EU Chamber of Commerce in China summed up the exasperation...

Sudan, World's Last Male Northern White Rhinoceros, Dies in Kenya Sudan, World's Last Male Northern White Rhinoceros, Dies in Kenya

The campaigners a year ago launched a campaign to raise some 9 million dollars to enable Sudan to reproduce with his female counterparts using artificial methods. Ol Pejeta Conservancy hopes to preserve the sub-species with in vitro fertilization ...

Republicans caution Trump against firing Mueller Republicans caution Trump against firing Mueller

After a series of angry tweets by President Donald Trump on Sunday, fuelling speculation that he may have started laying the ground to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller probing Russian meddling in the United States presidential election, some s...

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