Saturday April 21-st, 2018

Canada wins welcome but uncertain tariff reprieve Canada wins welcome but uncertain tariff reprieve

European Union, Japanese and US trade officials confer at EU headquarters in Brussels, March 10, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump set import tariffs on Thursday of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminium, to come into force in 15 days.

Ted Cruz, Beto O'Rourke will face off for Texas Senate seat

A tide of anti-Trump activism helped propel almost 50 women to run for Congress in Texas and more than half of them won nominations or advanced to runoffs. In the Houston suburbs, Laura Moser, a prominent anti-Trump activist, overcame attacks from ...

Ireland pile pressure on England with bonus-point win Ireland pile pressure on England with bonus-point win

A simple pass would have resulted in a try but Jones made a mess of it and the chance went begging. He says dreams of the Grand Slam had been shunted aside although the Irish could assure themselves of the Six Nations title - their third under Sc...

What the State Department's Playa del Carmen Security Alert Really Means What the State Department's Playa del Carmen Security Alert Really Means

Friday the state department said they've re-evaluated the situation and decided alerts were no longer needed for all of Playa del Carmen, outside the specific neighborhoods mentioned above. After that, the U.S. Embassy barred employees from taking th...

Ahead of Macron-Modi's UP visit, CM checks preparations Ahead of Macron-Modi's UP visit, CM checks preparations

In a major expansion of strategic ties, India and France today inked 14 pacts in key areas of defence, security, nuclear energy and protection of classified information besides resolving to deepen cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and step up ...

Browns trade former Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer to Packers Browns trade former Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer to Packers

Earlier Friday afternoon, Cleveland reportedly acquired wide receiver Jarvis Landry from the Dolphins and quarterback Tyrod Taylor from the Bills. Kizer had an NFL-high 22 interceptions as well as nine fumbles (six lost) in his first season. He...

How Daylight Saving Time affects your body, brain — Focus at Four How Daylight Saving Time affects your body, brain — Focus at Four

Fire safety experts remind us that as long as you're going around your house changing clocks, you might as well take some batteries with you on your journey around the house and change out your smoke alarm batteries as well . It was again adopted in ...

Trump, Kim Jong Un Plan for May Meeting Trump, Kim Jong Un Plan for May Meeting

He said that misunderstandings at a summit could lead to "recrimination and anger" and even military action if Trump were embarrassed by failure. Sanders did not specify what actions North Korea would have to take for the meeting to occur but said...

Amelia Earhart mystery may be solved, says scientist Amelia Earhart mystery may be solved, says scientist

A new study concluded bones found on a remote Pacific island almost 80 years ago likely belonged to Earhart, according to USA Today . "Also found were part of a shoe, judged to have been a woman's; a sextant box, created to carry a Brandis Nav...

Final four minutes doom Miami in loss to UNC Final four minutes doom Miami in loss to UNC

Forty-two seconds later, Pinson dribbled through the Miami press and threw down a slam that had the UNC fans chanting "Taarrr!" Duke held North Carolina to just 37 percent shooting and held a plus-4 advantage on the boards, while limiting the Tar...

Pearland High School student arrested after gun found in backpack, police say Pearland High School student arrested after gun found in backpack, police say

Police said the 15-year-old student was located, and a firearm was found in his possession. The student ran from the building but was stopped by police near the front door. Waldheim added the reminder that, "any threats, whether they are said jokingl...

Police responding to hostage situation at home for military veterans in California Police responding to hostage situation at home for military veterans in California

The gunman is believed to be confined to one concrete room, and hostage negotiators are standing by. Robertson said the gunman released some hostages and kept the three. Jan Thornton of Vallejo, California, was among hundreds of relatives anxious abo...

Cheerleaders may have been exposed to Mumps at national competition in Dallas Cheerleaders may have been exposed to Mumps at national competition in Dallas

A person with the virus attended the National Cheerleaders Association All-Star National Championship in Fort Worth, which drew crowds from 39 states, between February 23 and February 25. Those symptoms usually appear 16 to 18 days after the infect...

Gandhi statue damaged in Kannur, police detain mentally unstable man Gandhi statue damaged in Kannur, police detain mentally unstable man

On Wednesday unidentified miscreants poured paint on the bust of Dr BR Ambedkar in Tiruvottiyur , Chennai. The officials later said that a new Ambedkar statue had been installed. More police pickets have been posted in the area for maintenance of ...

Israeli scientists discover depth of Jupiter's strong winds Israeli scientists discover depth of Jupiter's strong winds

Now, following the Juno gravity measurements, we know how deep the jets extend and what their structure is beneath the visible clouds. Other observations included a rash of massive cyclones at the planet's poles, the likes of which have not been...

Democrat turnout rise in Texas could help bid to retake House Democrat turnout rise in Texas could help bid to retake House

According to the Texas Election Code , if you haven't affiliated with a particular party during the same voting year - by either participating in another party's primary or another party's convention - you can vote in any party's primary runoff elec...

Dawood's close aide and 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Farooq Takla arrested Dawood's close aide and 1993 Mumbai blasts accused Farooq Takla arrested

The Indian Government issue a Red Corner Notice against him in 1995 after he fled away from the country post-1993 blast. - As per photographs of the wedding accessed by Zee Media, Alishah Parkar (Dawood's nephew, son of Haseena Parkar) also attende...

Neiphiu Rio sworn in as Nagaland CM, takes oath outside Raj Bhavan Neiphiu Rio sworn in as Nagaland CM, takes oath outside Raj Bhavan

NDPP claimed to form the Government with support of 32 MLAs in the North-eastern state. This content is restricted to site members. Ten other Ministers were also administered the oath of office and secrecy. By and large, the Nagaland Legislative ...

TODAY'S FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of snow showers TODAY'S FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of snow showers

Tuesday will see more heavy winds between 22 and 32 miles per hour. Tonight: Partly Cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 16 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 21 miles per hour. The Lake Tahoe Basin shouldn't be aff...

Pyeongchang Paralympics bringing optimism to South Koreans Pyeongchang Paralympics bringing optimism to South Koreans

Georgia and Tajikistan will also make their Winter Games debuts, while the U.S. will have the largest team with 68 athletes. This is the first time North Korea has sent athletes to a Winter Paralympics . "To me, there's two symbols for Team USA:...

Conrad Sangma allocates portfolios to his council of ministers Conrad Sangma allocates portfolios to his council of ministers

As per the results of the Meghalaya State Assembly polls declared on March 3, the Congress party retained its hold with 21 seats, while the NPP bagged 19 seats. Soradini Sangma was present at the sprawling greens of the Raj Bhavan here to watch h...

There's no such thing as There's no such thing as "Daylight Savings Time"

Daylight saving time now accounts for about 65% of the year. The bill now heads to the house. He says Daylight Saving Time usually means a shift in the times customers come in. Remember the old saw that the time change gave farmers more time...

Time to Spring Forward and Check Smoke Alarms Time to Spring Forward and Check Smoke Alarms

It conducts a consequential analysis of past, Smoke Alarms market scope, studies the present market situation to analyze impending market plans and perspective. It also figures out Smoke Alarms gross margin, import/export particulars, price/cost ...

Clippers' furious fourth-quarter rally comes up short in loss to Pelicans Clippers' furious fourth-quarter rally comes up short in loss to Pelicans

Cousins, who is out for the season after suffering a ruptured left Achilles tendon on January 26, will be entering unrestricted free agency this summer, which has caused some uncertainty about his future with the New Orleans Pelicans . Jrue Holiday ...

Celebrating International Women's Day 2018 around the world Celebrating International Women's Day 2018 around the world

Later that year, 100 women from 17 countries gathered to formally establish International Women's Day , which was first marked in 1911 when more than a million people rallied in Austria, Denmark, Germany and Switzerland for a women's rights to vote ...

US Holocaust Museum Rescinds Award to Myanmar's Suu Kyi US Holocaust Museum Rescinds Award to Myanmar's Suu Kyi

It is the latest expression of the worldwide opprobrium being heaped on Ms Suu Kyi, a Nobel peace prize victor who, within the space of a few months, has gone from being a human rights hero to a leader increasingly spoken of as presiding over a genoc...

Shooting at Huffman High School leaves one dead and another critically injured Shooting at Huffman High School leaves one dead and another critically injured

Neither student was immediately identified, and police say they are seeking surveillance video and witnesses to determine what had happened. The shooting prompted a brief lockdown though students were subsequently released late Wednesday and auth...

International Women's Day 2018 theme is #PressforProgress International Women's Day 2018 theme is #PressforProgress

There is more to International Women's Day than fancy discounts and eating out. This, she added, was a sign of the need for TT to pay attention to women's issues and lives and the multiple areas that are relevant to women's rights. The UN state...

United States to issue more sanctions on Russia — Intelligence boss United States to issue more sanctions on Russia — Intelligence boss

He says he was "one of the first ones to say it", and "took a little heat". Trump said "there will be people that change", but "they all want to be in the White House". Trump defended the tariffs, arguing that a trade war wouldn't be bad for the Un...

Justice Department sues California over 'sanctuary' laws Justice Department sues California over 'sanctuary' laws

The Department of Justice then instituted a policy that would withhold grant money from local law enforcement that didn't comply with federal immigration law, which was also overturned in court. California has been one of the most outspoken oppone...

India mauls Malaysia 5-1 to stay afloat in Azlan Shah Cup India mauls Malaysia 5-1 to stay afloat in Azlan Shah Cup

Tonight (Wednesday, 8.30pm), Malaysia, ranked World No 12 take to the field to play against Asian giants India in the fourth match, with their final round robin match against England to be played this Friday. Meanwhile, Surender Kumar, Shilanand La...

FM: Committed to Andhra Pradesh special package FM: Committed to Andhra Pradesh special package

Therefore some help had to be given to AP. "That is why, we have made a decision to grant a special financial package to Andhra Pradesh , keeping in view the loss of revenue it was facing on account of bifurcation", he said, assuring that the specia...

Trump on the edge of a commercial war Trump on the edge of a commercial war

However, watch for signs of political fallout from this decision over the next year and possibly more anti-corruption purges. The move "benefits protecting the authority of the party center and collective leadership with Comrade Xi Jinping at i...

Porn star Stormy Daniels tries to lift Trump gagging order Porn star Stormy Daniels tries to lift Trump gagging order

Avenatti, during an interview Wednesday on " Today ", said the suit, if successful, would allow his client to "tell her story". Daniels' alleged intimate relationship with Trump took place in 2006 and 2007 at locations such as the Beverly Hills...

Vladimir Putin: Russia Will Charge Election Meddlers On One Condition Vladimir Putin: Russia Will Charge Election Meddlers On One Condition

By August, intelligence agencies were aware that the Democratic National Committee email servers were hacked in July 2016, and the FBI had officially launched an investigation into Trump's ties to Russian Federation. The charges were later proven fal...

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