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Elizabeth Warren rejects DNA test to settle Native American heritage claim

Elizabeth Warren rejects DNA test to settle Native American heritage claim The Massachusetts Democrat appeared to pushed back on calls in her home state to test whether she's actually part Native American, a claim President Trump has used against her in recent years. Instead, she responded by telling the story of her parents, who she said met as teenagers in Oklahoma. Senator Elizabeth Warren said a bill giving banks relief from rules imposed after the 2008 financi... [Full Article...]

Trump fields calls with foreign leaders amid tariff decision

Trump fields calls with foreign leaders amid tariff decision Japan's government has warned the measure could hurt its economic relations with the U.S. But Seko also cautioned that "falling to exchanges of unilateral measures will not be in the interest of any country", according to the Kyodo news agency. [Full Article...]

Beer foul: 60000 pounds of Busch spill onto Florida highway

Beer foul: 60000 pounds of Busch spill onto Florida highway Troopers said about 60,000 pounds of Busch beer was tossed from the trailer. The incident occurred early on Wednesday morning, when 44-year old trucker Michael Nolan Powell, from SC, veered out of his lane in Okaloosa County, WEAR reported. [Full Article...]

China lawmakers abolish presidential term limits

China lawmakers abolish presidential term limits Additionally, clauses were included to give a legal framework to a new super anti-corruption department. The announcement of the vote, witnessed by reporters in the Great Hall of the People, passed with two "no" votes and three abstentions among nearly 3,000 delegates. [Full Article...]

China doesn't want trade war with United States: commerce minister

China doesn't want trade war with United States: commerce minister On Thursday, Trump announced he was ordering the imposition of a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent tariff on aluminum, but indicated certain countries might be exempted. He gave no details on how this figure was reached, but the USA and Chinese governments generally report widely differing trade figures because Beijing counts only the first port to which goods go instead of their... [Full Article...]

Government insists no trade-off for tariff deal with US

Government insists no trade-off for tariff deal with US Turnbull said Saturday that Australia and the United States have a fair and reciprocal trade relationship. Trump also mentioned Australia when speaking to reporters at the White House earlier in the day. US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a TV interview on Friday that he expects there may be some other countries that will qualify for an exemption. [Full Article...]

Navy rescues Coast Guard crew post copter hard landing in Maharashtra

Navy rescues Coast Guard crew post copter hard landing in Maharashtra Women pilot has sustained injuries while others have escape with minor injuries. She is under observation in ICU. The accident reportedly occurred when the chopper was landing in Nandgaon village near Murud region. Explaining the difference between a crash and crashlanding, a Coast Guard official said, "When you crash, the aircraft becomes scrap; there is severe damage to the airframe and possible... [Full Article...]

No immediate clarity on exact U.S. exemption procedure on steel tariffs

No immediate clarity on exact U.S. exemption procedure on steel tariffs The real estate tycoon also faced a backlash at home with his top economic advisor Gary Cohn stepping down in opposition and senior Republican allies venting shock and dismay. The United States was "the steward, the leader, of establishing, of developing a system of global relations", Norbert Rottgen, an ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel who is the head of the foreign affairs committee of th... [Full Article...]

Man throws shoe at Nawaz Sharif

Man throws shoe at Nawaz Sharif Video footage of the incident showed Sharif visibly shocked in the immediate aftermath of the incident. On Saturday night, "black ink" was thrown at foreign minister Khawaja Asif while he was addressing the PML-N workers' convention in Sialkot city of Punjab province. [Full Article...]

Azlan Shah Cup: India beat Ireland 4-1 to finish 5th

Azlan Shah Cup: India beat Ireland 4-1 to finish 5th Unlike England's routing of Malaysia the day before, the final began rather sedately as both sides tried to establish an early rhythm in the stifling heat and humidity. Ireland pulled one back late in the 4th quarter when Julian Dale scored in the 48th minute. The Irish dominated the ball possession while their goalkeeper Jamie Carr came up with some brilliant saves to keep India under pressure. [Full Article...]

Countries, companies race to make deal with Trump on tariffs

Countries, companies race to make deal with Trump on tariffs The meeting had been previously planned but took on greater importance because of Trump's announcement of a 25-percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports. If not, the European Union has threatened retaliatory tariffs on US products like peanut butter and orange juice. "These tariffs will stimulate two things that Trump says he loathes: regulations and lobbying", said Bloo... [Full Article...]

Millions dig out after nor'easter slams East Coast with heavy snow

Millions dig out after nor'easter slams East Coast with heavy snow In order for snow to accumulate on the roads during the middle of March from mid-morning to mid-afternoon, it must snow at a heavy rate to cool down both the atmosphere and the road surface. "During early next week, the storm will reach the southern Atlantic coast and may continue to head eastward and well out to sea or may reorganize, strengthen and turn northward", according to AccuWeather sen... [Full Article...]

Trump reveals new slogan at Pennsylvania rally: "Keep America Great, exclamation point"

Trump reveals new slogan at Pennsylvania rally: During the campaign event in this conservative western Pennsylvania district, the president also veered off into a list of other topics, including North Korea, his distaste for the news media and his own election victory 16 months ago. "I'd love Oprah to win, I'd beat Oprah". The President seemed especially ebullient, and his visit came after an eventful week. Trump's appearance was part of ... [Full Article...]

Trade Agreements Are the Answer to Trade Deficits

Trump announced last week that he would soon impose tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports. A free trade agreement between the two is being renegotiated at Washington's behest, and talks are now taking place in Hawaii on cost-sharing for the U.S. [Full Article...]

Polling for Gorakhpur, Phulpur LS in UP bypolls starts

Polling for Gorakhpur, Phulpur LS in UP bypolls starts Bypoll for two Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats and Araria Lok Sabha seat will be held in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar respectively. Voting is underway in Phulpur and Gorakhpur constituencies for Lok Sabha bypolls . Congress candidate from Gorakhpur is Sureetha Kareem and from Phulpur is Manish Mishra. The outcome of the by-election will be crucial, as a success for the SP-BSP experiment cou... [Full Article...]

Anthony Davis listed as doubtful against Washington due to ankle sprain

Anthony Davis listed as doubtful against Washington due to ankle sprain New Orleans only had 62 points through three periods. The Jazz band is set to take on Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans - now No. 4 in the West and themselves winners of 10 straight games. Jrue Holiday , who averages 19.4 points, was held to four points on 2-of-8 shooting while constantly contending with multiple defenders. After making 10 of 12 shots - including four 3s - against ... [Full Article...]

US Department of Justice proposes banning bump stocks

US Department of Justice proposes banning bump stocks If the notice is cleared by the Office of Management and Budget, bump stocks would become as illegal as automatic weapons in all fifty states. The Justice Department's regulation would classify the hardware as a machine gun banned under federal law. [Full Article...]

President leaves for India

President leaves for India A global coalition aimed at supporting the use of solar power is expected to announce a slew of projects worth about $700 million during its inaugural conference this weekend in New Delhi , according to government officials familiar with the matter. [Full Article...]

Trump vows 'great flexibility' to 'real friends' in tariff row

Trump vows 'great flexibility' to 'real friends' in tariff row The Trump administration's decision to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports drew warnings Friday from businesses and US trading partners that the measure could backfire, provoking a trade war without resolving the problems it's meant to address. [Full Article...]

Australia v South Africa: Second Test, Day 2 coverage from Port Elizabeth

Australia v South Africa: Second Test, Day 2 coverage from Port Elizabeth Hashim Amla played an uncharacteristically grinding innings to help South Africa to a narrow 20-run lead over Australia on Day 2 of the second Test at St George's Park, but praised the work of AB de Villiers in the face of excellent reverse-swing bowling from the tourists. [Full Article...]


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