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by | March 06, 2018 | 05:18

The annual event gives a glimpse at what to expect from the world's second largest economy in the year to come. The NPC has gained global attention due to the rumored removal of Chinese President Xi Jinping's term limits during the two-week event, which would enable lifelong rule.

by | March 06, 2018 | 04:53

China is now the world's second largest economy. "China will do more to support areas affected by extreme poverty, and the central budget's newly enlarged poverty reduction funds and related transfer payments will be weighted toward these areas", he added.

by | March 06, 2018 | 04:25

Pennsylvania's attorney general is suing the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company, saying it broke state law when it failed to notify drivers for a year that hackers stole their personal information. According to Bloomberg , Uber paid the hackers $100,000 to delete the data and hide the breach. As Uber prepares to go public in the next two years, buttoning up the many lawsuits levied against the company is more important than ever.

by | March 06, 2018 | 04:24

Zhang Yesui, NPC spokesperson, did not reveal the figure at a press conference but said China has increased its spending on military by modest margins in recent years. To encourage imports, China will host the first China International Import Expo this year and lower import tariffs on products including automobiles and some everyday consumer goods, said Li.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:58

The Times , citing people briefed on the meeting , reported the loan was made in spring 2017, shortly after Kushner met in the White House with Corbat. "I think, unfortunately, you know, because of all the infighting and all the leaking, they're ill-serving this president". White House officials had no immediate response to a request for comment.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:53

Labor's pokies plan has also triggered a fierce backlash from the powerful gaming lobby, whom most suspect have thrown their finances behind the Liberal Party . Its firearms policy had been added on Friday morning, categorised as "delivering a stronger economy and more jobs". "All of our policies have been subject to consultation, to what we believe is striking the right balance", he said.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:52

Ekta Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao took to Twitter to share the first look of Mental Hai Kya . Rajkummar tweeted, "Crazy is the new normal". If we are to name two actors in Bollywood who have made a name for themselves purely on the basis of their talent, it has to be Kangana Ranaut and Rajkummar Rao .

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:47

O. No, underlined three times", Salvini told reporters. One of the first things Matteo Salvini , the head of Italy's victorious anti-migrant, euroskeptic League party, said on Monday was the shared euro currency was "wrong". "It's a total defeat", Renzi said. Democratic Party (PD) leader Matteo Renzi talks during a news conference, the day after Italy's parliamentary election, in Rome, Italy March 5, 2018.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:50

A winter storm headed up the eastern seacoast is projected to bring rain, winds up to 60 miles per hour (95 kph) and extreme high tides. "But it's been all wind and coastal flooding ". The region's major airports were operating at near normal capacity. Some schools are closed for the day and some travel issues are being reported around the area as a powerful storm brings rain, wind and some snow to Pennsylvania.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:45

Canada , the biggest supplier of steel and aluminum to the US, and Mexico, the No. 4 source of steel, have asked to be excluded, and both indicated they will strike back if Trump includes them in the stiff duties. It's the latest indication of resistance to Trump's plan by Republicans in Congress. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - who has said repeatedly that Canada is prepared to deal with a wide range of positions from Trump - said last week that "it just makes no sense to highlight that ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:43

The action took place as a Panamanian judicial official and armed police escorted into the offices the owner of most of the units of the 70-story, Trump-branded hotel in Panama City. The Trump Organization said that the spat will ultimately be settled by an arbitration panel under the International Chamber of Commerce. He sued in NY and flew to Panama in February to fire Trump Organization staff, but they refused to let him past the lobby.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:33

Several days after the meeting, after Trump had again met with the NRA, the president seemed to be back pedaling from what he told lawmakers then. He said: "Background Checks a big part of conversation". Graham of SC said Trump needs to make a proposal to Congress on gun control and school safety, and that Republicans must work with Democrats to get legislation passed after the school shooting last month in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 people dead.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:33

The 2018 defense spending increase comes as China's economic growth expanded 6.9 percent a year ago, the first acceleration in annual growth since 2010. "What is unclear, however, is whether the United States will want to rise to that challenge", Roggeveen was quoted by Reuters as saying. In the past five years, the country has been trying to transform its armed forces from simply large to strong, with a restructured command system, enhanced combat readiness and reduced personnel.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:32

European Union trade chiefs are reportedly considering a retaliatory move by placing 25% tariffs on around $3.5bn of imports from the US - targeting iconic American exports, including Levi's jeans, Harley-Davidson motorbikes and Bourbon whisky.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:10

He said he is proud his students understand they have a voice. Caesar Rodney High School junior Wyatt Patterson, who is working to coordinate the walkout for her school, said until Friday, March 2, the school said it would punish anyone who walked out.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:37

Senate", Cochran, 80, said in a statement. "My hope is by making this announcement now, a smooth transition can be ensured". Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant (R) will be tasked with tapping an interim Senator to fill Cochran's seat. Cochran led the Appropriations Committee in 2005-06, channeling money to MS and other Gulf Coast states for Hurricane Katrina recovery after the 2005 storm, and regained the committee chairmanship in January 2015, when the GOP again took control of the Senate.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:32

Amid the ongoing row over the Irish border, Sinn Fein leaders Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle O'Neill will also travel to Brussels on Monday to meet European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier. We understand your principles. "We've got proposals as to how we can achieve that, now we're going to be able to sit down and talk with others about how we do that".

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:19

Elsewhere heavy rain could lead to flooding. - It's not just the East coast that's getting hammered. The US has been hit by severe weather across the country this week-30,000 people are under evacuation order ahead of a winter storm that could dump 6 feet of snow on Northern California and a major storm brought record rainfall and flooding from Texas to Tennessee on February 28.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:17

With that in mind, the recent comments by Porsche's head of sales, Detlev von Platen, concerning possible flying vehicle models should be considered. "It would take three and a half minutes to fly the plane", von Platen told Automobilwoche , referring to how long it would take him to fly a passenger drone from Porsche's Zuffenhausen manufacturing plant to Stuttgart Airport.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:14

In the first place, the FBI investigation into the Trump campaign was not publicly revealed until months after Trump had been elected president. The letter was posted on Reid's website and spurred numerous media reports. On Twitter on March 5, Trump asked why the investigations into his campaign were begun. Wanted to discredit so Crooked H would win. And you call Obama's actions of trying to protect America "bigger than Watergate!" "I mean, you know, big fan of President Obama's obviously, ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:11

As questions continue to mount about the Niger firefight that killed four US soldiers in early October, here's a timeline on what happened based on new details from the Department of Defense. In the clip, the soldiers are clearly outgunned and overwhelmed. At the end of the video, the soldier wearing the helmet camera goes down as well, and eventually stops moving.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:11

Forces who supported and opposed white supremacist Richard Spencer squared off outside the building where he spoke, some throwing punches and others throwing rocks. Spencer was a scheduled speaker at the "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia , last August that led to deadly violence when a man struck and killed a protester with his auto.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:43

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has claimed that if Lionel Messi played for Atletico Madrid , his side would have beaten FC Barcelona on Sunday. We will have to see the extent of the injury. Then at Las Palmas on Thursday he unleashed a missile into the top left corner, while today's effort was sent soaring gloriously into the top right.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:17

The Trump Organization placed orders for dozens of metal golf tee markers with the presidential seal - although federal law prohibits misuse of the official seal to provide a 'a false impression of sponsorship or approval'. Clark added that violation of this law would be "a misuse of government authority". The White House, Department of Justice and Trump Organization have not yet commented on the news.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:10

Seven of the organisations came forward with cases that have been reported since April 2017. The Cabinet minister "We will find you, we will bring you to justice". DfID has also carried out an internal audit. Ms Mordaunt, who has previously threatened to withdraw government funding from any charity which fails to combat sexual exploitation in its ranks, said it was time for aid agencies to win back public trust.