by | March 11, 2018 | 13:28

He said the threat of Australia sustaining collateral damage in a trade war also remained real. Joe Manchin, who is running for reelection this year from West Virginia, where Trump won overwhelmingly in 2016, said it was "past time to defend our interests, our security and our workers in the global economy and that is exactly what the President is proposing with these tariffs".

by | March 11, 2018 | 13:20

The limit of two five-year presidential terms was written into China's constitution after Mao's death in 1976 by Deng Xiaoping , who recognized the dangers of one-man rule and the cult of personality and instead espoused collective leadership.

by | March 11, 2018 | 12:58

One of the almost 20 states that have considered sports betting over the past year or so, Louisiana recently introduced a bill that would legalize sports gambling, according to Legal Sports Report . If allowed, Bonacic feels that sports betting would be a good revenue enhancer for education needs of the state. "Rather, it creates a monopoly that would allow data providers to charge sportsbooks exorbitant fees to offer betting, and would compromise private customer information".

by | March 11, 2018 | 12:50

European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem made her statement after crunch talks with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in an effort to defuse a bitter row that many fear could turn into an all-out trade war. OCTG is one of the fastest growing sectors in the pipelines market, and South Korean producers have enjoyed a boom in the North American country's oil and gas industry in recent years.

by | March 11, 2018 | 12:33

Trump voiced his backing for the tariffs by stating that the United States has been ripped off by both friend and foe in a trade thus there must be a punishment placed on these countries. Shares of steel companies fell, with some commentators suggesting that the tariffs might not be strong enough to help the industry. Traders also were encouraged by news Trump might meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

by | March 11, 2018 | 12:28

However, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader went ahead with his address, although reportedly shortening his speech, only to thank the organisers. According to a private news channel, the minister had to leave his speech incomplete and came down from the stage. The man was immediately caught and taken into custody.

by | March 11, 2018 | 12:29

In a report from WSVN , some Cushman School students spoke about why they were protesting against violent games. "Video games are plainly not the issue: entertainment is distributed and consumed globally, but the U.S. The White House released a statement Thursday saying that the meeting would address "violent video-game exposure and the correlation to aggression and desensitization in children ".

by | March 11, 2018 | 12:02

The decision to potentially replace a former Goldman Sachs director with a conservative economic analyst comes amid the White House's attempts to minimize the importance of Cohn's departure , which happened during a reported feud between him and the president over soon-to-be-imposed tariffs.

by | March 11, 2018 | 11:30

Japan, he said , would stick to World Trade Organization rules in terms of taking measures. Now, based on calculations for the sensitivity of auto sales to price, we estimate that such price rises of American-made cars would translate into a decline of between 1.6 and 3.6 percent in global sales.

by | March 11, 2018 | 11:12

Hillsdale Investment Management Inc who had been investing in Cae Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.97 billion market cap company. Ballentine Partners LLC acquired a new stake in Patterson-UTI Energy in the fourth quarter valued at $216,000. PTEN has been the topic of a number of analyst reports.

by | March 11, 2018 | 10:54

It has outperformed by 25.59% the S&P500. Tremblant Capital Group decreased Realogy Hldgs Corp (RLGY) stake by 2.83% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. BB&T Investment Services Inc. Davidson Investment Advisors, which manages about $1.17B and $925.69M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Laboratory Corp Amer Hldgs (NYSE:LH) by 20,701 shares to 69,940 shares, valued at $10.56M in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

by | March 11, 2018 | 09:50

On Thursday, Trump signed two tariff proclamations to erect a 25% tariff on steel imports and a 10% tariff aluminum imports. President Donald Trump gave up his regular Saturday golf game so he could travel to Pennsylvania and endorse Rick Saccone for Tuesday's special Congressional election.

by | March 11, 2018 | 09:37

China says it "firmly opposes" U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase for imported steel and aluminum but gave no indication whether Beijing might impose its own measures in response. Australia's trade minister said he had preliminary discussions with the US trade representative, Robert Lighthizer. "Well, we'll let it happen, but they've got to pay".

by | March 11, 2018 | 09:33

Since the two seats have been vacated by CM Yogi and deputy CM Keshav Maurya respectively, their prestige is also associated with this crucial bypoll. While the BJP is trying to retain both the seats, the SP-BSP alliance is trying to get some oxygen ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls by winning them.

by | March 11, 2018 | 06:47

While carrying a message to Washington to push forward a diplomatic breakthrough over North Korea, South Korea's national security office chief Chung Eui-yong requested US officials to support South Korea's request for a waiver on the steel tariffs, a South Korean presidential spokesman said .

by | March 11, 2018 | 06:35

It is the first time Lavrov has visited Harare since President Emmerson Mnangagwa took power following long-time ruler Robert Mugabe's resignation in November. Although the meeting between Lavrov and Managhva continued for less than an hour, they managed to negotiate a number of agreements on agriculture, industry and trade.

by | March 11, 2018 | 06:22

Trump's relationship with the NRA , which claims 5 million members, is conflicted. Gun free zones are proven targets of killers. Asked if Trump's thinking has changed since Wednesday's meeting, Sanders said, "not that I'm aware of". Schumer on Thursday said Senate Democrats will push for tighter background checks, new protective orders to disarm unsafe individuals, and a debate on banning semiautomatic, assault-style weapons in response to the recent Florida school shooting.

by | March 11, 2018 | 05:33

A pair of Denver free throws again made it a one-possession game before James delivered the dagger with just 10.5 seconds to go, falling out of bounds on another fadeaway. They're both athletic defenders that are very capable perimeter shooters, who LeBron James loves to play with. It's not a far-reaching proclamation that LeBron James , in the 15th season of his illustrious career, is playing the best basketball of his career.

by | March 11, 2018 | 05:21

The president's tweet came a day after he imposed tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports. Trump said Friday that his Australian counterpart "is committed to having a very fair and reciprocal military and trade relationship".

by | March 11, 2018 | 05:04

NEW YORK - Theo Pinson scored a career-high 25 points and had 11 rebounds, lifting North Carolina to a second straight Atlantic Coast Conference semifinal meeting with Duke. 1 seed, improved to 26-8. The Wildcats made up for it with scrappiness, earning a spot in the semifinals. Toledo comes in here with a 23-10 record overall this season.