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by | March 11, 2018 | 03:42

Gun legislation has lost momentum in Congress as Republican leaders showed little interest in pursuing stricter gun control laws. However, the president raised eyebrows during that meeting for his comments on how to take guns away from people identified as potential threats.

by | March 11, 2018 | 03:26

The victor of the race was to be announced at a convention centre in Markham, Ont., shortly after 3 p.m., but party officials have remained huddled behind closed doors for hours. but pushed it back to well after 7 p.m. after scrutineers from each campaign found that the results were incredibly close. She acknowledged that the online system wasn't ideal but added that no system to select a leader ever is.

by | March 11, 2018 | 03:01

While he did not specifically name any country, it is believed concern about China is driving numerous current trade investigations in Washington . "We don't need to go to the 1930s". Trump's tweet on Wednesday drew head-scratches because a $1 billion improvement would represent just a small fraction of 1 per cent of that.

by | March 11, 2018 | 02:43

Mayawati declared last week that the BSP would support the Samajwadi Party candidates in the Phulpur and Gorakhpur Lok Sabha by-elections on March 11 and in return, the Samajwadis would transfer their spare votes to Ambedkar in the Rajya Sabha polls.

by | March 11, 2018 | 02:23

Now the battle is between democrats and horse traders and we are thankful to the MQM-P legislators for their supports in the Senate Election, said Senator Mushahidullah Khan. While, the PPP has overall 20 seats in the Senate and the PTI stands third major party in the Senate with 13 seats. Talking to reporters after a meeting with Mr Bizenjo, Imran Khan said the PTI wanted to see the next Senate chairman from Balochistan.

by | March 11, 2018 | 02:15

In addition, the bill states that anyone marrying a 17-year-old can not be more than two years older and requires parental consent. The Senate is expected to formally agree with the House's changes to Senate Bill 152 once it heads to a vote in the House.

by | March 11, 2018 | 02:15

Violence promoted by sections of Sri Lanka's mainly Sinhalese Bhuddist majority against a Muslim minority led to deaths and loss of property. Muslim shops, homes and mosques in villages by Kandy were attacked earlier this week, leading to the government calling a state of emergency and imposing restrictions on social media use and internet access.

by | March 11, 2018 | 02:07

I thanked her for extending her party's support, he said and further said he may call on her. Birbhum Trinamul leader Anubrata Mondal said on Saturday that Mamata had offered him a Rajya Sabha seat but he declined and told her that he would "quit" the party if the nomination was thrust on him.

by | March 11, 2018 | 02:03

He cautiously welcomed Seoul's announcement that Pyongyang had offered to hold denuclearisation talks with the United States in return for security guarantees. Wang also indicated he expects more countries would cut formal ties with Taiwan, which China claims as its territory. "China's determination to maintain peace and stability in the South China Sea is firm and consistent", Wang said, brushing aside fears about the Asian power's growing assertiveness in the contested waters.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:51

Williams told the Associated Press in advance of the White House confab that he's hopeful U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions cracks down on cities that won't get involved in immigration enforcement. That is, they are sanctuary cities that should be punished. Dave Williams led a delegation of Colorado GOP lawmakers to the White House Thursday to talk about so-called sanctuary cities and what to do about them.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:38

United States Steel Corp. announced on Wednesday that it would fire up its blast furnace in IL and call back 500 workers, Wall Street Journal reported . " Tariffs are a tax increase on American workers and their families". VIDEO: Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf responds to Jeff Sessions" "how dare you' remarksThe looming departure of Cohn, a former Goldman Sachs executive who has opposed the promised tariffs , set off anxiety among business leaders and investors anxious about a potential ...

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:32

The president has said the tariffs are an attempt to correct trade imbalances and create fair trading practices. Yet those arguments had little resonance with Trump during the fiery battle over tariffs that has played out in the West Wing in recent days.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:30

The attacks on statues snowballed into a major political storm on Wednesday when busts of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar in Meerut and Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee in Kolkata were damaged, forcing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah to speak tough against vandalism and warning the guilty of stern action.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:32

Finally, UBS Group restated a "buy" rating on shares of Cobham in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Investors sentiment increased to 1.09 in Q3 2017. Liberum Capital reiterated a buy rating and set a GBX 330 ($4.56) price target on shares of ITV in a research note on Monday, January 8th. The stock of BP p.l.c.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:11

Japan's Seko said he also had expressed concern to Lighthizer and warned of major market disruption. "There are some countries in the world that do not necessarily respect the World Trade Organisation agreements, and which impose technology transfers".

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:08

High school and middle school principals put together a letter about the walkout, which was due to be sent to parents Friday, Duncan said. The district has taken several safety precautions for a potential walkout, including "increased police presence and the supervision of students by school administration and designated staff", the letter notes.

by | March 11, 2018 | 01:09

There have been two other mass shootings in the state in the past two years, including the shooting at an Orlando nightclub that claimed the lives of 49 people. "Our high school principals will work with our student leaders to have the gymnasium be used to honor Stoneman Douglas High School with a letter-writing promotion that has been requested by Stoneman Douglas High School administrators".

by | March 11, 2018 | 00:57

The one-time White House strategist, who is often credited with helping Donald Trump win the presidency in 2016, told the group, "The tide of history is with us, and it will compel us to victory after victory after victory", The Washington Post reported.

by | March 11, 2018 | 00:54

Military ", the letter said , dating from the Revolutionary War to present day, "with an emphasis on the price of freedom". US President Donald Trump called for the parade last month. Two months later, while making remarks at the United Nations, Trump said he was actually looking into staging a Fourth of July parade, noting again that he had gotten the idea after watching the Bastille Day event.

by | March 11, 2018 | 00:50

Putin discussed the indictment filed by special counsel Robert Mueller last month as part of an exclusive interview to NBC's Megyn Kelly aired on Friday night under the title " Confronting Putin ", which touched on several topics including the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the USA election.

by | March 11, 2018 | 00:48

President Donald Trump presses ahead with tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. Budget 2018 contained no new policies that will help Canadian steel and aluminum workers deal with US protectionist policies and trade disruptions. President Donald Trump is implementing tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. The only two countries escaping tariffs were America's neighbours: Canada and Mexico.

by | March 11, 2018 | 00:41

Gov. David Dewhurst in the Republican primary for Senate. "Or we could walk the walk". While Cruz said Tuesday that conservatives needed to be wary of Democratic enthusiasm due to their animosity toward President Donald Trump, he sounded more confident on Wednesday.

by | March 11, 2018 | 00:40

The move came after a USA traveler died in a pool at a resort near Playa del Carmen after drinking. A few weeks ago, there was an explosion on a tourist ferry between Playa del Carmen and Cozumel island, which injured 26 people. In this case, the nearest embassy services would be 175 miles away, in Mérida . Aside from Playa Del Carmen, the U.S. State Department has warned travelers to avoid five Mexican states due to crime.

by | March 11, 2018 | 00:38

Christopher Bergner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said at a press conference. The suspect remains barricaded in the apartment. "It is with a heavy heart that I must report that one officer did not survive", Chief Michael Olivieri of the Pomona Police Department said early Saturday morning on Twitter .

by | March 11, 2018 | 00:35

But, in events apparently unforeseen, the horse became spooked on the dance floor, throwing off its rider and making a break for it as partygoers screamed in fear. This is inhumane and deserves serious attention ASAP '. "We are very concerned over the allegations", police spokesman Officer Ernesto Rodriguez said.

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:51

A SC man made a mess on a Florida interstate Wednesday morning after the tractor-trailer he was driving overturned, spilling cases of beer onto the highway. An early morning crash Wednesday left thousands of cans of beer scattered on a Florida highway, and a SC man has been arrested. The driver of the truck, Michael Powell, 44, received minor injuries.

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:49

In a statement to Deadline , Warner Bros. The groundbreaking TV show ran for six seasons from 1999 to 2007, putting HBO on the map and establishing the market for DVD sales of popular series. Nevertheless, he would help select a director. (The script was co-written by Lawrence Konner , the veteran TV/movie writer who also wrote a handful of " Sopranos " episodes).

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:46

The European Commission, which coordinates trade policy for the 28-nation EU, the world's biggest trading bloc, has said it is ready to impose safeguards, tariffs or quotas to protect its own steel and aluminium industries from products diverted to Europe because of the U.S.

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:36

Ireland fans will pray Johnny Sexton reverts to his usual reliable self when kicking at goal after the fly-half was off-target on several occasions during a 37-27 win over Wales last time out. Jones has now opted for a back three full of gifted runners. In the backline, Ben Te'o has come in at outside center, Anthony Watson has moved out to fullback in place of the demoted Mike Brown, and Elliot Daly has returned to the left wing, with Jonny May swapping wings.

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:31

He has also taken aim at International Criminal Court prosecutor Fatou Bensouda, who announced last month that she was opening a preliminary examination into alleged extrajudicial drug killings. The Duterte administration is seeking to have the Communist Party of the Philippines and its armed wing, the NPA, formally declared terrorist organizations that are seeking to overthrow the government.

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:13

Ramachandra Rao held posters demanding special status to Andhra Pradesh to make up for the deficit arising from carving out of Telengana. The Lok Sabha continued to witness ruckus on the fifth consecutive day on Friday, as members from parties including the TDP and the AIADMK, continued their protests on various issues, prompting the speaker to adjourn the house.

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:02

It sent the case back to the ECP asking it to proceed further on the application by giving the party an opportunity of hearing. This content is restricted to site members. Both JuD and FIF were moved from the watch list to the list of banned organizations in January this year after the government amended the country's Anti-Terrorism Law through presidential ordinance to include UN-designated terrorist groups and individuals in the domestic listing of terrorist organisations.

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:04

Controversial Gatundu South MP has rubbished claims that Mt Kenya region will not back a Deputy President William Ruto presidency come 2022. One member of parliament said Mr Kenyatta, who is in his final term, and Mr Odinga, who turned 73 in January, may be keen on securing their legacies with the newfound unity of objective.

by | March 10, 2018 | 07:01

Tensions between the sides have risen since Trump declared on December 6 that he recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a future state. The border is a frequent site of clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces. The new law was a response to an Israeli Supreme Court decision in September 2017, accepting a petition filed against the revocation of Israeli residency permits of four Palestinian parliamentarians from ...

by | March 10, 2018 | 06:56

Though Michael Porter Jr . has only played two minutes of college-level basketball, the 19-year-old Columbia, Missouri native is still highly regarded prospect, especially going into the 2018 NBA Draft . Martin said Porter would not start but will play as long as he can and won't be under any restrictions. Porter's return will make Missouri a risky team in the NCAA Tournament.