China Ready To Hit Back At US

The target of "around 6.5 percent", announced in a report by Premier Li Keqiang to the ceremonial National People's Congress , is down slightly from 2017 but would be among the world's strongest if achieved. A total of 918.6 billion yuan was saved... More..

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US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson arrives in Vietnam on landmark visit
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

US aircraft carrier Carl Vinson arrives in Vietnam on landmark visit

President Donald Trump's visit to Vietnam in November laid the groundwork for the aircraft carrier visit, Vietnamese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said, according to state-owned Vietnam News. Vie...More..

Corbyn blasts
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Corbyn blasts "outsized egos" of Tory ministers

He also dismissed the government's assertion that it can secure all the benefits of its current trading arrangements with the European Union during Brexit negotiations as "something for a fairy godmother". Th...More..

India, Vietnam agress to work for open, prosperous Indo-Pacific region
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

India, Vietnam agress to work for open, prosperous Indo-Pacific region

This was announced on Sunday in a in a joint declaration issued by Ministry of External Affairs following a delegation level meeting between PM Narendra Modi and visiting Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang h...More..

Mixed results for Kenya's Shujaa in Las Vegas
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Mixed results for Kenya's Shujaa in Las Vegas

The United States had reached three straight Vegas semi-finals but had never before been able to break through for a championship chance. " Canada and Wales both came out with pretty tough performances so ...More..

China's 2018 defense spending up 8.1%
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

China's 2018 defense spending up 8.1%

Diplomats say China's defence numbers probably underestimate true military spending for the People's Liberation Army, the world's largest armed forces, which are in the midst of an impressive modernisation prog...More..

by | Monday, March 05, 2018

European Union unlikely to accept May's Brexit proposals: Coveney

Analysts said that while May's speech suggested a transition deal - created to buy Britain time to agree terms of exit from the European Union - was one step closer, she did not say enough to convince investors...More..

Business leaders want more details on trade despite Corbyn's customs union speech
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Business leaders want more details on trade despite Corbyn's customs union speech

Countries in the customs union agree to abolish tariffs, customs and other restrictions on trade between them. Labour is left with no confidence vote, no general election - and with a dud policy on the cus...More..

'President for life' not a bad idea, Trump says of China proposal
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

'President for life' not a bad idea, Trump says of China proposal

Almost 3,000 legislators from around the country will attend the two-week gathering of Chinas National Peoples Congress (NPC) in Beijing . Although Beijing does not want a trade war with the United State...More..

First lady: 'We need to change' arc of opioid crisis
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

First lady: 'We need to change' arc of opioid crisis

The White House is hosting a summit to highlight Trump administration efforts to combat the opioid crisis . He said , "The country (US) needs to fight the drug epidemic with "strength and toughness, hav...More..

County Armagh man in court over Garda Donohoe murder
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

County Armagh man in court over Garda Donohoe murder

He told the court that in reply to the charge, Mr Brady said he strongly denied "any involvement in the murder". He was arrested as he left Wheatfield Prison last Sunday evening. There was a heavy Garda prese...More..

NY lawmakers push gun control in wake of Florida shooting
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

NY lawmakers push gun control in wake of Florida shooting

With the gun measure, the outcome could hinge on whether Trump takes a similar approach. Trump led Wednesday's meeting and allowed it to be televised. "Were you to endorse legislation to require a backgroun...More..

by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Budget Session: TMC agitates near Gandhi Statue over PNB Bank Fraud

However, continuing sloganeering by TDP and Opposition MPs forced Chairman Venkaiah Naidu to adjourn the Rajya Sabha till 2 pm. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received in the House by thumping of desks by...More..

US Embassy in Turkey shut for unspecified 'security threat'
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

US Embassy in Turkey shut for unspecified 'security threat'

No further details about the threat were released by the embassy. Additional security measures were taken after intelligence from USA sources suggested there might be an attack targeting the US embassy or pla...More..

Nagaland trends: NPF leading in 11, BJP-NDPP in 10
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Nagaland trends: NPF leading in 11, BJP-NDPP in 10

Former Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has already been declared the victor uncontested in the Northern Angami II constituency. NDPP's chief ministerial face is Rio while NPF projected Mr Zeliang as their Chie...More..

Guatemala vows to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Guatemala vows to move embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Morales was scheduled to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in Washington DC, during the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference. To expedite the move, the United States will...More..

N Victory In Senate Polls Proved Nawaz Sharif `sub Pe Bhari'
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

N Victory In Senate Polls Proved Nawaz Sharif `sub Pe Bhari'

Pakistan's Minister for Planning, Development, and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal, who is secretary-general of the PML-N, said, "We are humbled by the victory in Senate election 2018". Of the 52 seats for which elections...More..

George Pell arrives at court for historical sexual offences case
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

George Pell arrives at court for historical sexual offences case

The committal hearing in Melbourne Magistrates' Court under Magistrate Belinda Wallington is expected to run for up to four weeks. Defense lawyer Robert Richter said he did not object to the complainants not ...More..

Merkel Secures Fourth Term in Power After SPD Backs Coalition Deal
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Merkel Secures Fourth Term in Power After SPD Backs Coalition Deal

Fending off a youthful grass-roots revolt against staying in government allows the Social Democrats to serve as Merkel's junior partner for the third time in the grand coalition of Germany's two biggest par...More..

Putin Says He Will 'Never' Extradite Russians Charged By Mueller
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Putin Says He Will 'Never' Extradite Russians Charged By Mueller

In an indictment released in February, US special counsel Robert Mueller and the Justice Department called out the Internet Research Agency, a group linked to Russian propaganda efforts across social media....More..

China says it does not want a trade war with US
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

China says it does not want a trade war with US

China has been the main target of Trump's anger over the U.S. trade deficit since his presidential campaign, but its steel and aluminum exports to the United States are minimal. The U.S. measures "overturn the ...More..

Trump Reportedly Wants His Chief Of Staff To Fire Jared And Ivanka
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Trump Reportedly Wants His Chief Of Staff To Fire Jared And Ivanka

Federal investigators are looking into whether Jared Kushner's business talks with foreigners, as his father-in-law Donald Trump assumed the USA presidency, later influenced White House policy, NBC News re...More..

Strong aftershock rattles quake-hit PNG highlands
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Strong aftershock rattles quake-hit PNG highlands

The quake hit today and comes one week after a 7.5 magnitude quake caused landslides, damaged buildings and closed oil and gas operations, prompting a declaration of a state of emergency. The company declined t...More..

Barnaby Joyce says he may not be baby's father
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Barnaby Joyce says he may not be baby's father

Joyce confirmed in December a year ago that he had separated from his wife Natalie with whom he shares four daughters. Mr Joyce said he did not intend to get a paternity test and would raise Ms Campion's chil...More..

China to counter United States if tariffs inflict economic damage
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

China to counter United States if tariffs inflict economic damage

China will "take necessary measures" if the United States harms the country's economic interests, a Chinese official said Sunday, as President Donald Trump plans to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium. Thou...More..

Mamata extends support to KCR's call for 'Third Front'
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Mamata extends support to KCR's call for 'Third Front'

Quoting the example of Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojana, he wondered in what way the Centre was concerned with laying roads in rural areas. He also found fault with the concentration of powers in the Cen...More..

Falling mirror kills 2-year-old girl, officials say
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Falling mirror kills 2-year-old girl, officials say

Latisha Culpatrick - who works next to the Riverdale Payless ShoeSource store where Ifrah was struck - told how she heard a woman screaming for help that evening. Siddique's cousin, Aquib Iftkhar , says t...More..

Northeastern assembly poll wins help BJP shed tag of Hindi heartland party
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Northeastern assembly poll wins help BJP shed tag of Hindi heartland party

Except in Tripura, where the saffron party tore its way into the erstwhile red bastion on its own strength, the BJP hasn't individually won too many seats in Nagaland and Meghalaya, but will be in government ...More..

Storm whips Northeast with rain, floods; over 1 million customers lose power
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Storm whips Northeast with rain, floods; over 1 million customers lose power

The National Weather Service warned people to take the storm seriously, calling it a "LIFE & DEATH situation for those living along the coast". A major nor'easter pounded the U.S. Massachusetts Governor C...More..

Teachers in Oklahoma Might Be Going on Strike Next
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Teachers in Oklahoma Might Be Going on Strike Next

West Virginia's teacher strike will continue Monday after the state's Senate failed to give public school teachers the raise they'd been hoping for. There are a couple pieces of legislation that could help ...More..

Theresa May tells Donald Trump of 'deep concern' over United States trade tariffs
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Theresa May tells Donald Trump of 'deep concern' over United States trade tariffs

Foreign officials threatened retaliation, including European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who said the bloc would target imports of iconic USA merchandise such as Harley-Davidson motorcycles and ...More..

Relatives protest visit by N. Korea general blamed for warship sinking
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Relatives protest visit by N. Korea general blamed for warship sinking

The general's visit comes shortly after North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expressed "great satisfaction" over a visit to the Olympics opening ceremony by a high level delegation which included his sister Kim Yo...More..

Lionel Messi nets his 600th career goal with magical free-kick
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Lionel Messi nets his 600th career goal with magical free-kick

The goal took his tally for the season to 32 as Barcelona got off to the flawless start in their bid to extend their lead at the top of La Liga to eight points. Which TV channel is it on and can I live stre...More..

Jurgen Klopp: Robert Firmino deserves Liverpool contract extension
by | Monday, March 05, 2018

Jurgen Klopp: Robert Firmino deserves Liverpool contract extension

The Germany ace missed 252 days with a cruciate ligament injury last season, but has begun to find his form again, recently scoring twice against FC Basel in the Champions League . "I really don't want to thro...More..

Israel's Netanyahu to invite Trump to open Jerusalem embassy in May
by | Sunday, March 04, 2018

Israel's Netanyahu to invite Trump to open Jerusalem embassy in May

The attorney-general must determine whether to accept the police recommendation to charge him. The development comes ahead of Netanyahu's visit to Washington where he is to meet with President Donald Trump ...More..