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U.S. advised to impose tariffs on imported steel, aluminium

U.S. advised to impose tariffs on imported steel, aluminium Their excess capacity alone exceeds the total USA steel-making capacity. Tariffs would result in higher metal prices that may negatively impact metal consuming companies. Group of 20 economies have pushed back against the threat of steel tariffs, warning such a move could set off a trade war. The countries that export the most steel and aluminum to the United States include China , Brazil, Russia... [Full Article...]

Tsvangirai mourned in Harare

Tsvangirai mourned in Harare Other well-wishers wore portraits of Tsvangirai, flocking to a central square to sing and dance in honour of their fallen leader. There was drama on Saturday at One Commando Barracks, Harare when Tsvangirai's mother threatened to commit suicide, protesting the presence of her son's widow, Ms Elizabeth Macheka, and party Acting President, Advocate Nelson Chamisa. [Full Article...]

Slovenian men's hockey player caught doping at Olympics

Slovenian men's hockey player caught doping at Olympics They beat a Slovenian team that had played three of its four Olympic games into overtime but were also playing without one of their key forwards, Ziga Jeglic , who was slapped with a doping suspension right before the game. Slovenia played Norway in men's hockey on Tuesday, but Jeglic was scratched from the team . "He's a big part of our team ". "I just wanted to get it past the first guy... [Full Article...]

Sox land JD Martinez at club's price

Sox land JD Martinez at club's price Martinez is headed back east. Red Sox manager Alex Cora commented on Ramirez's dietary changes, noting that he has slimmed down and seems to have increased agility. The person was granted anonymity because Martinez must first pass a physical to make the deal official. Dyson got on base at a.324 clip last season and stole 28 bases in 111 games. [Full Article...]

Oil Prices Mix but Maintains Support

Oil Prices Mix but Maintains Support Plans for a super group of oil producing countries could be in place by year-end as Opec works to institutionalise the ongoing collaboration between 24 member and non-member nations that has helped crude prices to recover, said a report. While most of OPEC, especially its de-facto leader Saudi Arabia , is showing strong support for the production restraint, non-OPEC producer Russian Federation ha... [Full Article...]

Watch Out For Scams This Tax Season

Watch Out For Scams This Tax Season Erb said the IRS just detected the scam around February 1, after a few hundred complaints from taxpayers. For example, taxpayers can search the Interactive Tax Assistant, Tax Topics, Frequently Asked Questions, Tax Trails and the IRS Tax Map to get faster answers. [Full Article...]

Flood warnings ongoing along the Ohio River in West Virginia

Flood warnings ongoing along the Ohio River in West Virginia Meanwhile at the Lloyd Greenup lock the projection was for the river to actually enter moderate flood stage with a peak on Monday evening. Area emergency crews and affected residents also are expected to see a relief from the heavy rainfall that contributed to the flood. [Full Article...]

Eoin Morgan rules out Ben Stokes in today's T20I v Kiwis

Eoin Morgan rules out Ben Stokes in today's T20I v Kiwis New Zealand captain Kane Williamson told Sky Sports: "Colin Munro was brilliant at the top of the order". Set a target of 195 victory and 175 for progression to the final , the Black Caps hit the latter easily in Hamilton but couldn't quite reach the former. [Full Article...]

Imran Khan marries for the third time

Imran Khan marries for the third time Khan thanked supporters on Twitter, writing, "I want to thank everyone for their prayers and good wishes on my marriage". Khan said that she had sought some time to consult her family, especially her children, before making any decision. Imran Khan , 66, tied the knot with Bushra Riaz Wattoo in a private ceremony in Lahore on Sunday. Khan has been divorced twice, having been married to sociali... [Full Article...]

Restrictive gun laws not the answer

Restrictive gun laws not the answer Yet those reforms never came. "We want meaningful action", Curbelo said on "America's Newsroom" almost a week after a 19-year-old gunman murdered 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida. "We simply can not take risks anymore", he said, adding that the minimum age to purchase an AR-15 or other high-powered rifles should be raised from 18 to 21. [Full Article...]

Face of Trump dating site once convicted of filming sex with teen

Face of Trump dating site once convicted of filming sex with teen Furthermore, Riddleberger and his wife are avid supporters of the Conservatives for Guilford County group. However, Twitter users were quick to notice that while gays and lesbians are banned, married men or women can register for free. While the website is not affiliated with Trump, nor has he acknowledged its existence, social media users have expressed their outrage at the decision to excl... [Full Article...]

Brexit must not lead to fall in farming standards, warns NFU

Brexit must not lead to fall in farming standards, warns NFU Mr Gove will say: 'Preserving profitable farm businesses in those communities is just as much a public good as investment in anything I know. While others have viced fears that free trade deals with countries like the United States could see standards plummet and the introduction of cheap imports of produce such as chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef. [Full Article...]

Emergency not applicable to law-abiding citizens, visitors: Maldives

Emergency not applicable to law-abiding citizens, visitors: Maldives The country declared a state of Emergency on Feb 5. The Maldivian parliament on Tuesday approved the extension of a state of emergency by 30 days following a request by President Abdulla Yameen , local media reported. Under the emergency law, Yameen had two Supreme Court judges arrested, accusing them of corruption. The judges on Sunday also delayed an earlier order to reinstate 12 pro-opposi... [Full Article...]

Dallas Official Urges NRA Convention To Relocate After Florida School Shooting

Dallas Official Urges NRA Convention To Relocate After Florida School Shooting The NRA is not pleased with its rescinded invite from the city of Dallas to host its annual convention. Caraway says the May event is not appropriate following the Florida school shooing and events that have happened in Dallas like JFK's assassination, five Dallas police officers that were gunned down in July 2016 and the fatal shooting of a Dallas mother of six in November. [Full Article...]

Mount Sinabung Volcano Erupts in Indonesia, Aviation Warning Raised

Mount Sinabung Volcano Erupts in Indonesia, Aviation Warning Raised Interestingly, Mount Sinabung had been inactive for four centuries before the 2010 volcanic eruption. The ancient volcano, which was dormant for more than 400 years until a deadly eruption in 2010 that killed two people. Since June 2015, Sinabung has been at highest alert status. Over the last few years, around 30,000 people have been forced to relocate from areas around the 8,071-feet tall vo... [Full Article...]

Trump brands woman's claim of two-minute Trump Tower smooch fake news

Trump brands woman's claim of two-minute Trump Tower smooch fake news However Trump, who married his wife Melania a year before the alleged encounter took place, has now responded, using Twitter to issue a full and frank denail. While the Hill's story has faced criticism from newsroom staffers at The Hill, the story was quickly picked up by numerous pro-Trump websites such as Breitbart, Fox News, and others. [Full Article...]

Dozens of civilians killed in Syria airstrikes on rebel held areas

Dozens of civilians killed in Syria airstrikes on rebel held areas People in the capital have been hearing the intense shelling by both sides since Sunday evening when the Syrian forces started paving the way for a wide-scale ground offensive on Eastern Ghouta by heavy fire cover. "Such targeting of innocent civilians and infrastructure must stop now", he said. Residents and aid workers say the " de-escalation " deals have brought no relief. [Full Article...]

Louisville Must Vacate Its 2013 National Title After NCAA Upholds Ruling

Louisville Must Vacate Its 2013 National Title After NCAA Upholds Ruling In the Committee on Infractions' decision , the panel found that a former Louisville director of basketball operations acted unethically when he committed serious violations by arranging striptease dances and sex acts for prospects, student-athletes and others, and did not cooperate with the investigation. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court won't hear challenge to waiting period for gun purchases

US Supreme Court won't hear challenge to waiting period for gun purchases The Supreme Court has not taken up a major firearms case since issuing important gun rulings in 2008 and 2010 that established an individual right to own guns for self-defense. The case was pursued by two California residents who argued that the waiting period should be waived for people who already owned guns and had passed the state's background check. [Full Article...]

These are the safest countries for a baby to be born

These are the safest countries for a baby to be born But a country's income explains only part of the story. In Ireland, one in every 446 newborns dies , ranking the country 164th in terms of neonatal survival rate. Within Europe, Azerbaijan came out last, with a newborn mortality rate of one in 55, followed by Moldova with a rate of one in 84. The UN children's agency, UNICEF, says the world is failing newborn babies . [Full Article...]


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