• Chinese state media urges USA industry to rally against Trump's tariff threat
Chinese state media urges USA industry to rally against Trump's tariff threat

It was the opening salvo in a pattern of escalation that continued this week as Trump slapped first $50 billion in tariffs on China and then said he would seek $100 billion more after Beijing struck back. As a private businessman, Donald Trump battled cabinet makers, mechanics, and painters, using bullying lawsuits and intimidation to negotia...

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  • Commonwealth Games: India's mixed badminton team clinches maiden gold
Commonwealth Games: India's mixed badminton team clinches maiden gold

Abdulazeez Ibrahim has won Nigeria's fourth gold medal of the Commonwealth Games . England's Owen Boxall got the bronze with a total of 351kg which included 152 kg in snatch and 199 kg in clean and jerk. World No.3 Sindhu, the 2016 Olympic silver medallist, who spearheaded India's campaign in the mixed team event. She stood firm and defeated Son...

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  • South Africa Expects Taxpayers To Declare Cryptocurrency Gains
South Africa Expects Taxpayers To Declare Cryptocurrency Gains

In a statement issued on Friday, the revenue service said it will expect affected taxpayers to declare crypto-currency gains or losses as part of their taxable income. In case of successful "mining", the SARS said that it would give rise to an immediate accrual or receipt and until the newly acquired cryptocurrency is sold or exchanged for cash, it...

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  • White House slams reporter for asking if Trump might resign
White House slams reporter for asking if Trump might resign

The White House is "very confident" that chemical weapons were used in the attack carried out by the Syrian regime. Mrs. Sanders replied, "No, and I think that's an absolutely ridiculous question". During the briefing, Sanders said the search warrants have nothing to do with Trump and directed all questions to Cohen and his attorney. "Just le...

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  • 14 dead after truck hits bus carrying hockey team
14 dead after truck hits bus carrying hockey team

The other 14 people were sent to hospitals with a variety of injuries; three of these people have injuries that are critical in nature. The driver of the bus was earlier detained for reckless driving but was later released and it was announced that he will be receiving full mental health assistance.

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  • Arizona Supreme Court rules against in-state tuition for DACA students
Arizona Supreme Court rules against in-state tuition for DACA students

Supporters of the Board of Regents' 2017 decision to grant in-state tuition to Arizona DACA recipients say the ruling is a loss for the state's educational system. The rate is at 150 percent of the in-state tuition, which will be $14,751 next school year. Ridenour said there is a simple answer for the whole problem: having Congress take action on...

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  • Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria by phone
Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria by phone

Ankara launched Operation Olive Branch in Syria'snorthern district of Afrin On January 20, explaining it by the necessity clean the border from what it described as "terrorist army". "Talks will continue today and tomorrow", the Turkish president promised . "We would like to see some clarity, for them to decide what is the next step, what is the u...

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  • Ontario pays tribute to victims of Humboldt Broncos bus crash
Ontario pays tribute to victims of Humboldt Broncos bus crash

They push the sport forward. At Herold's school, "That's where we're focusing our support", said Regina Catholic spokesperson Twylla West. And today, they are clutched in our hearts for good. Something similar happened on April 26, 2006, when a van carrying nine students and staff from Taylor University, a small Indiana Christian College, colli...

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  • Two suspects arrested in Spruce Street, Western Avenue burglaries
Two suspects arrested in Spruce Street, Western Avenue burglaries

Police have not said what object was used to inflict the fatal blow. Once inside, police said he took the cash drawer and numerous packs of cigarettes. 28-year old Tyler Orr was arrested about 9:30 am, Friday, in the 1100-block of Lakeland Boulevard. During the course of the investigation, it was learned that the suspects had broken into another re...

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  • Stocks rise after Chinese President Xi Jinping vows to lower barriers
Stocks rise after Chinese President Xi Jinping vows to lower barriers

The reality is that the US economy was largely open by the 1980s and that every major trade agreement has reduced other nations' trade barriers by far more than it altered American trade barriers. soybeans and other United States exports to China. Mr Xi also pledged specific measures to address IP protection. Pledges on autos and IP were ac...

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  • Trumps, Obamas not invited to wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Trumps, Obamas not invited to wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

A Palace source, speaking on the condition of anonymity following protocol, said Prince Harry and Ms. Markle hoped to see the Obamas soon, but confirmed that they would not be attending the wedding. She said: "I got an email informing me, and I thought it was an April Fools' Day prank". Other members of the public invited include Catherine Co...

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  • NFL star arrested after making brainless joke at airport
NFL star arrested after making brainless joke at airport

TMZ initially reported, and Pedregon told WTMJ , that Davis and a woman went to a Hawaiian Airlines ticket counter and made a joke with his female friend saying "Did you keep in mind to pack the explosives?" As stated by authorities, Davis and also a female company were checking in at the Hawaiian Airlines ticket counter Sunday morning as soon ...

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  • Economists warn trade war could hit all of Asia at Boao Forum
Economists warn trade war could hit all of Asia at Boao Forum

Xi said Beijing will "significantly lower" tariffs on auto imports this year and ease restrictions on foreign ownership in the auto industry "as soon as possible". "Mr Xi set out his defence of globalization at the World Economic Forum in Davos a year ago", Bloomberg news said Sunday. The speech contained strong themes of globalization, trade l...

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  • Merkel says Nord Stream 2 not possible without clarity for Ukraine
Merkel says Nord Stream 2 not possible without clarity for Ukraine

While gas deliveries through the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline will ensure a stable gas price for end consumers and ensure the competitiveness of European industry, Wolfgang Büchele said. "That's why a certain transit could still be in place, in the amount of 10-15 bcm per year, but the Ukrainian side has to explain the viability of the new transit ...

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  • Gay couple attacked after Miami Beach gay pride parade
Gay couple attacked after Miami Beach gay pride parade

Police are considering the attack felony battery for now but say they are investigating it as a possible hate crime . "They start to hit us, like beating us, hard", Charlarca tells his local news station. Chalarca and Lugonov said one of their attackers yelled an offensive Spanish word for homosexuals before hitting them several times, according...

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  • Angelina Jolie Shares What Queen Elizabeth II Has Taught Her Kids
Angelina Jolie Shares What Queen Elizabeth II Has Taught Her Kids

Then, after a pause, she adds with a smile: "I won't be here though". In another instance, Attenborough points out that a sundial was incorrectly positioned in the shade, the Queen laughs and says, "Had we thought of that?" As Jolie watches her kids "trying their best to dig a hole", she says in the film, "I bet they're fighting over the biggest ...

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  • Two Indian soldiers killed in Pakistani firing in J&K's Rajouri
Two Indian soldiers killed in Pakistani firing in J&K's Rajouri

The army has identified the slain jawans as Riflemen Vinod Singh and Jaki Sharma. He is survived by his father, Ajit Singh. Singh, 24, belonged to Danapur, Jaurian village in Akhnoor district and Sharma, 30, belonged to Sanhail Hiranagar.

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  • Kathua Rape: Congress Denounces Lawyers for
Kathua Rape: Congress Denounces Lawyers for "Polarising" State

Jammu and Kashmir Police's Crime Branch officials had taken all the accused to the court in Kathua on Tuesday. The charge sheet was filed a few days after DNA tests confirmed that eight-year-old Asifa Bano, who belongs to the nomadic Bakarwal community, was held captive in a temple before being strangled to death after being raped.

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  • The Newest: Trump welcomes emir of Qatar to White Home
The Newest: Trump welcomes emir of Qatar to White Home

Trump in the Oval Office on Tuesday. The leaders are set to carry a gathering and dealing lunch that the White Home mentioned would concentrate on strengthening ties, together with safety and financial points. He added, "Those countries are stopping the funding of terrorism that includes UAE, it includes Saudi Arabia, it includes Qatar and others...

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  • Viewers criticise Dec's round of applause request for drink-driver Ant McPartlin
Viewers criticise Dec's round of applause request for drink-driver Ant McPartlin

The crowd went wild for the star who is now awaiting a court hearing. Ant McPartlin, also 42, was arrested on a drink-driving charge after being involved in a three-car smash-up, while being over the legal drinking limit. With Ant and Dec , we've brought back Wonky Donkey from SMTV :Live. Ant will still appear at the audition stages, which ...

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  • Malaysian general elections set for May 9
Malaysian general elections set for May 9

EC chairman Mohd Hashim bin Abdullah, in a broadcasted announcement, said that nominations for the 222 parliamentary and 587 state seats have been set for April 28, reports The Star Malaysiaz. Hashim said military and police forces as well as voters outside Malaysia could begin early voting on May 5. Najib has overseen a growing economy buoyed ...

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  • Pres. Rouhani: Nuclear martyrs gave their life for national pride
Pres. Rouhani: Nuclear martyrs gave their life for national pride

He said the U.S. administration has been trying to destroy the JCPOA ( Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action aka nuclear deal) in the past 15 months. "If the deal collapses, they will surely regret it", Rouhani said here at a ceremony marking National Nuclear Technology Day.

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  • Russian Federation summons Israeli ambassador following Syria strike
Russian Federation summons Israeli ambassador following Syria strike

Trump said . On Monday , US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , told an urgent meeting of the United Nations Security Council that Washington was ready to "respond" to the attack regardless of whether the Security Council acted or not.

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  • FARC leader arrested in Bogotá on a U.S. request for drug trafficking
FARC leader arrested in Bogotá on a U.S. request for drug trafficking

It triggered an exchange of angry recriminations between conservative critics of the peace process and FARC supporters of the now-disbanded FARC . FARC ex-guerrilla member Ivan Marquez , who now also holds a leadership spot in the political movement, confirmed the arrest and condemned it. Marquez said the arrest marked the "worst moment" tha...

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  • Saudi Arabia to set up orchestra, opera with France's assistance
Saudi Arabia to set up orchestra, opera with France's assistance

Discussions tackled coordinating ties between Riyadh and Paris over a number of issues of common interest. Talks between French President Emmanuel Macron and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Tuesday covered the war in Syria, where France and the United States have threatened military action against Bashar al Assad's regime.

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