by | May 20, 2017 | 12:25

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer notified congressional leaders yesterday that negotiations with Canada and Mexico would take place " as soon as practicable ", according to NPR . Critics countered that low-wage competition from Mexico would wipe out American factory jobs. "You would strand a lot of USA company investments". According to the USA census the United States exported more than $2 trillion worth of goods .

by | May 20, 2017 | 12:05

Jaitley said tax on gold and precious metals will be taken up at the next meeting of the Council on June 3. Saloni Roy, Senior Director, Deloitte Haskins and Sells LLP said service providers are expected to have a more complex compliance environment under GST as compared to the current service tax compliance regime.

by | May 20, 2017 | 12:03

His comments came after a group of protestors were thrashed right outside the residence of the ambassador in Washington DC. The Turkish Embassy yesterday released a statement on the violence. "The Metropolitan Police Department will continue investigating the incident and will work with federal partners to ensure justice is served", said D.C.

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:58

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo is now presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting inside the Council Chambers of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. He added that the Acting President will take the rest and the questions surrounding the budget will answer itself. He has not sent to us individually, copies of the passed budget.

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:54

The external ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay had said on Saturday, "Guided by our principled position in the matter, we have been urging China to engage in a meaningful dialogue on its connectivity initiative, "One Belt, One Road', which was later renamed as 'Belt and Road Initiative".

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:48

In a vague text message to journalists Tuesday, South Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the report from the Japan Times was "known to either be a matter that the US could not confirm, or not true". Kim Sang-duck, a lecturer who taught at PUST and was detained in April for allegedly attempting to "overturn" the government. The other two are Otto Warmbier, who is serving a 15-year prison sentence with hard labor for "anti-state acts", and Kim Dong Chul , who is serving a 10-year ...

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:47

Kim In Ryong told a news conference that if the Trump administration wants peace on the Korean Peninsula, it should replace the Armistice Agreement that ended the 1950-53 Korean War with a peace accord and halt its anti-North Korea policy, "the root cause of all problems".

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:33

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday said his office is making plans to hold a special election to fill Chaffetz's seat - only the second time in state history a congressional vacancy has occurred. Serving you in the U.S. House of Representatives for almost nine years has been a rare honor and privilege. Some Utah Republican leaders are openly fuming over Chaffetz's apparent decision to leave office early.

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:28

In that case, its shares would mark a 3.05% decline from the most recent price. Instinet cut their target price on shares of QUALCOMM to $65.00 in a research report on Thursday, January 26th. The correct version of this piece can be read at

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:28

Even so, Mattis said there has been no change the current rules of engagement within the campaign to "avoid innocent civilian casualties, despite needing to go into populated areas to break ISIS hold on their self-described caliphate, despite ISIS purposely endangering innocent lives by refusing to allow civilians to evacuate".

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:18

Xi's remarks came in a meeting with South Korean special envoy Lee Hae-chan, who was dispatched to Beijing by new President Moon Jae-in on a mission to reopen contacts and seek a way out of the current impasse that has hit South Korean businesses hard.

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:10

LNA spokesman Ahmad al-Mesmari late Friday said the victims included civilians who worked at the Brak al-Shati airbase or were in the nearby area, also reporting that summary executions took place. The UN envoy to Libya earlier on Friday voiced alarm at reports of the attack on the base, 650 kilometres south of Tripoli. "We liberated the base and destroyed all the forces inside ".

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:07

When asked whether he urged ex-FBI director James Comey to drop the Flynn investigation-as Comey himself claimed in his written notes after a meeting with President Trump-Trump said: "No, no", and asked the media to move onto the next question.

by | May 20, 2017 | 11:03

Mr Trump later tweeted: "With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign & Obama Administration, there was never a special councel (sic) appointed!" Rosenstein, who was appointed USA attorney by President George W. "When I made that decision I actually thought it would be a bipartisan decision because you look at all of the people on the Democratic side, not only the Republican side, that were saying such bad thing about Director Comey".

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:39

A few of these could be severe with large hail and damaging winds possible. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Winds will filter in from the south at 10-15 miles per hour. Southeast wind 5 to 9 miles per hour. Next Week: Clearing skies and cooler temperatures are in the forecast Monday with highs around 80 degrees. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:37

I believe it. It also distributed a letter from Sessions that said "Based on my evaluation, and for the reasons expressed by the Deputy Attorney General in the attached memorandum, I have concluded that a fresh start is needed at the leadership of the Federal Bureau of Investigation".

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:34

The U.S. Education Department, led by Trump pick Betsy DeVos, said the streamlining will save money and increase efficiency. Under the new budget , based from documents obtained by The Post , undergraduates would instead pay 12.5 percent for only 15 years while graduates paid for 30 years.

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:19

Portugal has won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in the competition's history. Francesco Gabbani of Italy had led bookmakers' tallies for many days leading up to the final, but he ended up placing sixth even though his act seemed the epitome of Eurovision's cheerfully tacky aesthetics - singing a driving number about spirituality while accompanied by someone in a gorilla suit.

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:14

No Senator went so far as to suggest this was the case, but at least one Democrat appeared to come close. Flynn is under investigation for his contacts with Russian Federation as well as his work on behalf of Turkey's government while he was a prominent campaign supporter of Trump.

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:12

Instead of traveling, he said he would return to Caracas to join in ongoing protests Thursday. Opposition supporters temporarily block trucks during a blockade in an avenue while rallying against President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas , Venezuela, May 15, 2017.

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:10

However, his candidacy also has revived the controversy surrounding the 1988 mass execution of thousands in Iran, one of the darkest moments of Iran's post-revolution history still not recognized by its government. US President Donald Trump has previously said that he would "rip up" the nuclear deal. Raisi also has promised monthly cash payments to the poor, a populist move that's been popular with Iranian voters in the past.

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:06

Several senators had already disclosed that information after emerging from their briefing with him on Thursday, and he made the same points to House members. However the White House said there would be no announcement Friday. FILE- In this March 7, 2017, file photo, then-Deputy Attorney General-designate Rod Rosenstein, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington, during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

by | May 20, 2017 | 10:05

Questions about the FBI's ongoing Russian Federation investigation dominated a joint press conference with Colombia President Juan Manual Santos. Then, days before the election, he told lawmakers the inquiry was gearing up again to look at Clinton emails that ended up on disgraced Rep.

by | May 20, 2017 | 09:44

The United States wants North Korea to trust its promise of no hostility and conduct no more nuclear or missile tests before Washington can consider opening talks with the country, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was quoted as saying Thursday.

by | May 20, 2017 | 09:42

The strike killed several people and caused material damage, the source said , saying that this hampered efforts by the Syrian army and its allies to fight Islamic State . There is a Syrian regime base nearby, the official said, adding that forces there are equipping to handle about a battalion's worth of troops. Mattis said the convoy appeared to move into the area against the advice of Russian Federation.

by | May 20, 2017 | 09:40

They have no right to lay their hands on reporters or protesters or anyone else for that matter, when the people they are apparently roughing up seemed to be merely doing their jobs or exercising the rights they have in this country. Witnesses described what happened at the scene. "Somebody told them to go out there and beat up on these peaceful demonstrators", he said. "Someone was beating me in the head nonstop", she said.

by | May 20, 2017 | 09:37

The treaty needs to be updated to address intellectual property rights, regulatory practices, state-owned enterprises, and environmental issues. "President Trump fulfilled one of his key promises to the American people". Ms Freeland said in a statement on Thursday that the country remains "steadfastly committed to free trade in the North American region". There's no guarantee its next president will cooperate with Trump on NAFTA given his anti-Mexico rhetoric.

by | May 20, 2017 | 09:34

Theresa May's "strong and stable" mantra has come under fire from an unlikely source - a nine year-old boy at a Jeremy Corbyn rally in Peterborough. He blamed what he described as media bias against Corbyn, a veteran left-winger who after decades on the rebellious fringe of the party unexpectedly became Labour leader in 2015 on a wave of enthusiasm from grassroots party members.

by | May 20, 2017 | 09:30

In addition to that, he also announced special lending schemes worth $56 billion to support cooperation on infrastructure, industrial capacity and financing. "We know more than 130 countries attended the forum". Addressing concerns that the initiative will become a bonanza for Chinese companies or a strategic play for regional domination, Xi declared that the plan would be open to all countries and would complement each nation's development goals.

by | May 20, 2017 | 09:12

Weiner declined to speak to reporters as he left the courthouse. Weiner apologizes "for the personal mistakes I have made and the embarrassment I have caused". Arlo Devlin-Brown, an attorney at Covington & Burling, said Weiner accepted "full responsibility" for his "inappropriate" actions, adding that Weiner would not further address the matter.

by | May 20, 2017 | 09:07

Cornyn was on the White House's shortlist to replace Comey, but withdrew himself from consideration this week. Lieberman was among four candidates Trump interviewed at the White House on Wednesday. "Everybody likes and respects Joe Lieberman". From a series of policy defections on key issues to Lieberman's decision to run as an independent in CT after he lost the Democratic primary to challenger Ned Lamont in 2006, the former senator made many enemies among his own caucus.

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:59

It was estimated that only 36% of people aged 16-24 voted in the European Union referendum last June that resulted in Brexit, so this is a major step in the right direction to have our voices heard. You can register online at which will take you through the necessary steps to register, which only takes a couple of minutes.

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:46

Mohamed Mohamed, who's family is Muslim, was suing the city of Irving and its school district, alleging his son's civil rights were violated. The Irving school system suspended Ahmed for three days even after determining that his clock was harmless.

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:44

Court of Appeals decision as it relates to drone registrations", a spokesperson told TechCrunch. Failure to do so could result in fines of up to $27,500, as well as potential criminal penalties of up to three years in prison, and additional fines of up to $250,000.

by | May 20, 2017 | 08:33

When asked whether Sessions involvement with the search raised any concerns - since Sessions had recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation - Cornyn said he did not see any conflict. The latest involved firing the FBI director leading the investigation into Russian meddling in the US election (and possible collusion by the Trump campaign), and then the president outing an important intelligence source to Russian visitors in the Oval Office.