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Trump's Tariffs Could Lead To Showdown With World Trade Organization

Trump's Tariffs Could Lead To Showdown With World Trade Organization Azevedo called on Trump to reverse the course, saying that there is a real risk of plunging into a new trade war that couldresult in a "deep" global recession. Adding to the tensions over the tariffs, Trump doubled down on China, which he accuses of unfair trade practices. She said that a trade war would cause "formidable" damage to global economic growth. [Full Article...]

Litics: Sierra Leone getting ready for elections

Litics: Sierra Leone getting ready for elections The incumbent, Ernest Bai Koroma, has served two terms and is barred by the constitution from running again. Supported by Chinese businesses with stakes in the country, he is the favourite. Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan is the leader of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) Observer Mission to the March 7, 2018 elections. [Full Article...]

US Trade Deficit Widest In Over Nine Years In January

US Trade Deficit Widest In Over Nine Years In January While economists say a growing trade deficit can be a sign of economic recovery, Trump has attributed them to "cheating" by U.S. trade partners. USA steel imports and exports, the epicenter of a new trade spat between the White House and the rest of the world, were little changed. [Full Article...]

Cheniere to send first shipment to India

Cheniere to send first shipment to India About 951,698 shares traded. Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC (NYSEMKT:CQH) has risen 35.95% since March 7, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 34.61% the S&P500. Cheniere Partners subsidiary Sabine Pass Liquefaction is operating the LNG facilities at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal located in Louisiana, adjacent to the existing regasification facilities. [Full Article...]

Air India confirms Israel flights over Saudi airspace set for March 22

Air India confirms Israel flights over Saudi airspace set for March 22 This was followed by appeals from El Al, the Israeli airline , to be granted similar rights, the report added. Confirming weeks of speculation, the prime minister added that the flight would now take as long as the journey from Tel Aviv to London. [Full Article...]

Students demanding legislative action on gun safety

Students demanding legislative action on gun safety Andrew Pollack, whose daughter Meadow (INSET) was among the 17 people slain by a gunman last week at a school shooting in Parkland, Florida, told President Donald Trump the school shooting should be the last. Rick Scott . That group has said it fears black students could face disproportionate discrimination by school officials carrying firearms. There are also provisions in the bill for a program ... [Full Article...]

Queen Elizabeth II receives Saudi crown prince at Buckingham Palace

Queen Elizabeth II receives Saudi crown prince at Buckingham Palace He is due to have lunch with Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday and dinner with Prince Charles and the Duke of Cambridge, William, in the evening. Opponents of the Saudi regime will stage protests to the visit outside May's London residence, arguing that Britain should not be selling arms to Saudi Arabia or rolling out the red carpet to the prince. [Full Article...]

Texas primaries kick off US midterm campaign

Texas primaries kick off US midterm campaign Local contested races include that for County Judge with Loy Daniel challenging Incumbent Judge Butch Wagner. Adrienne Bell (TX-14), an educator and longtime Democratic campaigner, and Linsey Fagan (TX-26), a single mother and entrepreneur, both won with more than 50 percent and face no run-off. [Full Article...]

Teen's Video Gives Glimpse Into 'House Of Horrors'

Teen's Video Gives Glimpse Into 'House Of Horrors' The house was discovered in January when the 17-year-old daughter managed escape out a window and alert police that she and her 12 brothers and sisters were being held captive. Authorities said the house smelled of human waste and evidence of starvation was obvious. Authorities said the abuse was so long-running that the children's growth was stunted. [Full Article...]

House bill 4145 heads to House of Delegates, Senate

House bill 4145 heads to House of Delegates, Senate Currently, children aged 16 and 17 are legally allowed to Wednesday given their parents' permission. Committee chair Sen. Whitney Westerfield, R-Hopkinsville, says the compromise committee sub addressed that issue, and it was something that everybody could live with since a judge would have to give the final okay. [Full Article...]

Budget Session resumes today, Opposition ready to target government over PNB scam

Budget Session resumes today, Opposition ready to target government over PNB scam The finance ministry has directed state-owned banks to obtain passport details of all borrowers, who have taken loans in excess of Rs50 crore, within 45 days with a view to preventing alleged fraudsters like Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya from fleeing the country, people familiar with the matter said. [Full Article...]

Metter Middle School student arrested for making threats

Metter Middle School student arrested for making threats Police say no one will be allowed to enter or leave the building until they find the person responsible. Another incident that forced Saffell Street Elementary School to go on a soft lockdown Tuesday was handled by school administrators, Superintendent Sheila Mitchell said. [Full Article...]

Battling England draw with Argentina in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Battling England draw with Argentina in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Shilanand Lakra gave India an early lead in the first quarter as he took on a pass from Gurjant Singh before pushing the ball past the Malaysian goalkeeper from a tight angle in the tenth minute. Gurjant Singh then scored twice and was supported by Sumit Kumar and Ramandeep Singh. After an infringement by India in the 28th minute, Australia were awarded a penalty stroke and their skipper Mar... [Full Article...]

India's child marriage numbers drop sharply, driving down global rate

India's child marriage numbers drop sharply, driving down global rate According to the United Nations population agency, more than 700 million women and girls were now married before their 18th birthday. " India constitutes more than 20 percent of the world's adolescent population and accounts for the highest number of child marriages in South Asia given its size and population", said Javier Aguilar, UNICEF's chief of child protection. [Full Article...]

NPP's Conrad Sangma sworn in as Chief Minister of Meghalaya

NPP's Conrad Sangma sworn in as Chief Minister of Meghalaya Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and BJP President Amit Shah attended the swearing-in ceremony. Conrad is now a Lok Sabha MP from the Tura parliamentary constituency in Meghalaya. The Hill State People's Democratic Party, which is a BJP ally, had earlier said it has always stood for a non-Congress and non-BJP government, IANS reported. [Full Article...]

US Embassy in Ankara to reopen Wednesday: spokesman

US Embassy in Ankara to reopen Wednesday: spokesman Turkish security forces have been involved in a long-running campaign to thwart Daesh attacks. Embassy spokesman David Gainer said the mission would open on Tuesday but would not provide visa services or services to American citizens — in an apparent measure aimed at limiting visits and minimizing risks to the public. [Full Article...]

Irish government to introduce abortion referendum bill after landmark court ruling

Irish government to introduce abortion referendum bill after landmark court ruling Chief Justice Frank Clarke thanked court staff for their "great assistance during the hard weather situation last week". The Amendment in Ireland's constitution commits authorities to defend equally the right to life of a mother and an unborn child. [Full Article...]

Trump calls North Korea talks offer 'sincere'

Trump calls North Korea talks offer 'sincere' David Perdue of Georgia, who opposes the tariffs, said after meeting Tuesday with White House chief of staff John Kelly that the administration was willing to consider his views. Some Republicans also have questioned Trump's strategy. Lofven said that Sweden must make an effort to band with the US and that it's in the best interest of his country to have open and free trade with countries. [Full Article...]

Man arrested after hitting two New York State Troopers

Man arrested after hitting two New York State Troopers Sunday when a vehicle driven by Christopher Neumann struck their patrol auto. After striking the Troop auto, Neumann's vehicle continued and struck both troopers and tow truck operator Jeffery Waite Sr., police said. Both troopers suffered fractures and internal injuries and needed surgery. "(The troopers) are going to have a big struggle to get healthy and get back to work", Patnaude said about... [Full Article...]

Crown Prince visits Egypt Opera House

Crown Prince visits Egypt Opera House A spokesman for Avaaz told HuffPost: "The people of Yemen have faced daily bombing, starvation, and a cholera outbreak for three years, due to Saudi Arabia's failed military campaign and unwillingness to support peace negotiations". Mark's was the scene of a disgusting terrorist bombing at the end of 2016, part of the Islamic State's campaign to purge Christians from Egypt. He is also expect... [Full Article...]


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