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by | March 12, 2018 | 00:55

Copper futures advanced 1.8 percent to $6,957.50 a tonne, while USA oil futures jumped 3.2 percent to $62.03 a barrel. Freeland is coming off a tense week which started with the seventh round of NAFTA negotiations making little progress towards an agreement but ended with a sigh of relief when Canada and Mexico secured an exemption from new US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

by | March 12, 2018 | 00:54

United States steel stocks, which have gained for weeks on anticipation of the tariffs, fell after the announcement, with the Standard and Poor's composite steel index ending down 2.53% against a half percent gain in the broad S&P 500 index.

by | March 12, 2018 | 00:44

During the press conference officially announcing the tariffs Thursday, Trump threatened again to terminate NAFTA unless "a fair deal" for American workers and farmers is reached. "If we do, there won't be any tariffs on Canada or Mexico". Ryan says he hopes Trump will continue to narrow the policy to focus only on countries that violate trade law.

by | March 12, 2018 | 00:32

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake wasted no time responding to President Donald Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum on Thursday, rolling out a bill to reverse the decision. While lawmakers technically could try to counter Trump on trade with some kind of legislative response, there is no clarity about what that would look like, and what kind of precedent it would set.

by | March 12, 2018 | 00:29

Daniels, whose legal name is Stephanie Clifford, filed suit against Trump this week alleging he hadn't signed a nondisclosure agreement that would have prevented her from discussing their alleged sexual affair . "I'm getting more dance bookings". "It's sort of been a double-edged sword", she said. Cohen and Daniels signed the agreement to secure her silence on October 28, 2016, just days before the presidential election.

by | March 11, 2018 | 23:32

A system causing severe weather Sunday along the Gulf Coast is expected to become a nor'easter and threaten the Northeastern U.S. on Monday night into Tuesday. Sunday until 7 a.m. Monday. Snow will appear as far south as Connecticut, Rhode Island and MA, although Cape Cod may see more rain than snow. Snow will continue into the morning hours before temperatures rise back above freezing and precipitation exits the area, likely in the early afternoon hours.

by | March 11, 2018 | 23:16

Mr Harrison said: "My initial reaction was shock that something had happened she was not consenting to". He told the court: "When the police phoned me I panicked and thought they might not read well, but in hindsight I shouldn't have, there was no need".

by | March 11, 2018 | 23:06

Now, she said, she not only acts but writes and directs films as well. "Interest is volcanic. It's like the flawless storm". President Trump's legal team won a temporary restraining order last week against ex-porn star Stormy Daniels , who is fighting in court to tell her story about their alleged affair.

by | March 11, 2018 | 23:07

Trump praised Turnbull and "the great nation of Australia" in his announcement. Turnbull soon replied with his own tweet, saying Australia had "no closer ally" than the US. allies would have 15 days to negotiate possible exemptions. Australian steel and aluminum exports to the United States were worth just over A$400 million ($314 million) previous year, government data showed.

by | March 11, 2018 | 22:44

Turnbull said the two leaders discussed the importance of a "fair and reciprocal" trade relationship between Australia and the U.S. In February he told Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull he would love for Australia to join the USA on freedom of navigation exercises in the South China Sea.

by | March 11, 2018 | 22:37

Sharif was attacked as he reached the podium to deliver a speech at an event organised by the Jamia Naeemia outside a madrassa. The Punjab police took both attackers and one witness into custody. Earlier on February 24, a man named Bilal Haris hurled upon a shoe at Pakistan minister for Interior and Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal.

by | March 11, 2018 | 22:10

Grande deficit! Altrimenti tasseremo le automobili ecc. "L'Unione europea, Paesi meravigliosi che trattano gli Usa molto male sul commercio , si stanno lamentando delle tariffe su acciaio e alluminio . Saccone e' in corsa contro il democratico Conor Lamb in un'elezione suppletiva: se Lamb vincesse, sarebbe un altro segnale del difficile compito che attende il partito repubblicano, nelle elezioni di midterm, in autunno.

by | March 11, 2018 | 22:12

So I do think in the back of everyone's mind is talk of the FBI investigation and the department of justice, but I think once the games start , I think people look at it as an escape and an opportunity to get away from all the bad news and enjoy some really good college basketball.

by | March 11, 2018 | 21:37

Counter-terrorism police are now investigating the letter after the Metropolitan Police, West Yorkshire police and the West Midlands police all received complaints. Police in Bradford have acknowledged they are investigating reports of the letters. One letter was sent to the business address of Liberal Democrat councillor Riaz Ahmed in Bradford.

by | March 11, 2018 | 21:03

Surrounded by families affected by the Parkland shooting on February 14, Scott formally signed the SB 7026, the so-called " Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act", named after the school where the tragedy took place. Some Republicans objected to the gun-control measures in the bill, while most Democrats balked at the "guardian" program. Gov. Phil Scott said he was "disappointed" that a bill addressing gun violence did not make it to his desk last week after the House ...

by | March 11, 2018 | 20:51

Trump has been using the odd " sleepy eyes" insult since at least 2012, when he tweeted , "It's great that sleepy eyes @chucktodd gets no traction". "These are campaign rally issues". Trump's controversial reference was also raised on the NBC program Sunday morning, with guest Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin ultimately brushing aside the comments, noting that "he's using vulgarities in the context of a campaign rally and obviously there were a lot of amusing moments on that rally".

by | March 11, 2018 | 20:39

As many as 100 demonstrators walked onto the tracks holding signs saying: "Stop Turkey from helping ISIS terrorists", according to reports . Three hours later the protesters had been safely removed, allowing rail services to resume and the station to reopen.

by | March 11, 2018 | 20:39

That's according to a report Sunday night on the crash that quotes the Iranian Red Crescent. Emergency services said it crashed in a mountainous region and caught fire. Iranian state media said the plane was a Canadian-made Bombardier Challenger 600 aircraft. Officials at the airport did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

by | March 11, 2018 | 20:34

On Thursday, a Downing Street spokesperson confirmed that new deals had been signed with Riyadh, worth more than $90bn. "A military solution to the conflict in Yemen will be a disaster", said al-Hamdi, a former member of the Yemeni parliament who was ambassador to the Czech Republic from 2009 until 2014.

by | March 11, 2018 | 20:20

On March 9, the Delhi High court has allowed him for allotment of political symbol and name of his choice. Justice Rekha Palli observed that there was merit in the plea and directed the Election Commission to pass an order to give effect to the judgment.

by | March 11, 2018 | 20:10

US President Donald Trump has stressed the significance of his plan to impose heavy tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. He said Chinese leader Xi Jinping told him the country has no problems with drugs because of executions. Trump said the United States has been running huge trade deficits, and that a lot of things have to be set straight. As Trump often does, he went on several tirades about the media.

by | March 11, 2018 | 19:41

IRELAND must be "bigger and stronger" than to fall prey to any unexpected setbacks against Scotland two years in a row, according to Rory Best . " England don't seem to have a discernible game-plan there, and they certainly don't seem capable of switching it up when things aren't going well".

by | March 11, 2018 | 19:24

A woman in a bikini came riding on a horse shocking revelers inside. A petition has been set up to get the club's license revoked and has received nearly 1,000 signatures so far. Videos of the incident started circulating on social media after people at the club who recorded the commotion posted them online. 'This activity was not permitted, and as soon as we became aware, I immediately instructed staff to act swiftly in remedying this situation'.

by | March 11, 2018 | 19:17

Economists generally blame the tariff for deepening the Great Depression. The US's major import partners for steel are Canada and the European Union, but it also imports significant quantities from South Korea, Mexico and Brazil. "So they charge us 50, we would charge them 50", Trump said in his remarks before signing the two proclamations. His move, an assertive step for his "America First" agenda, has rattled allies across the globe and raised questions at home about whether ...

by | March 11, 2018 | 19:16

Following the row around Nirav Modi-Punjab National Bank ( PNB ) scam amounting to 12,636 crores, the Finance Ministry mandated furnishing passport details for availing loans above 50 crores. The government is now making efforts to get Modi and Choksi back to the country to face the law. Besides, the ministry had asked banks to monitor loans above Rs 250 crore and red flags whenever the original covenants of the loans are violated.