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Mar 11 2018

China scraps two-term limit, makes Xi President for life

According to a new amendment to China's constitution, the country's president will no longer be limited to two consecutive five-year terms. Social media users who hav...

Mar 11 2018

Countries, companies race to make deal with Trump on tariffs

Not only did Prime Minister Justin Trudeau personally call the president this week to plead for the exemption, but he and his cabinet ministers have for months lobbied Am...

Mar 11 2018

Australia dodges USA metal tariffs after Trump, Turnbull do deal

Turnbull said Saturday that Australia and the United States have a fair and reciprocal trade relationship. The meeting, which was planned before Trump's Thursday trade ...

Mar 11 2018

Kareena Kapoor: I don't think nepotism exists

Speaking about the choice of the name, she said, "There was (a) lot of trolling but there was an huge amount of support as well". But Kareena refused to let the public pr...

Mar 11 2018

American customers stockpile Canada steel as tariffs loom

Hours before the president signed an executive order implementing the new tariffs, trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries signed a sweeping free trade agreement th...

Mar 11 2018

European Union hoping for clarity from United States trade talks in Brussels

The EU's top trade official Cecilia Malmstroem will meet US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels along with Japanese Economy Minister Hiroshige Seko. "If th...

Mar 11 2018

Mexico says NAFTA talks separate from Trump's tariffs policy

Gosar believes they can be an effective bargaining chip in renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement . Shortly after Trump's tweet , Australian Prime Mini...

Mar 11 2018

Shoe hurled at former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore

Today, Mr Sharif was a chief guest at Jamia Naemia seminary, Ghari Shahu Lahore . Senior journalist Sohail Waraich who was present in the ceremony that was to be address...

Mar 11 2018

Obama in talks to produce Netflix shows

While the deal is still not final, the New York Times reports that the Obamas are in the final stages of negotiation. The deal followed a heated auction for global ...

Mar 11 2018

US Signs Off On Tariffs, Angering Trade Partners

Minutes after Trudeau, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Canada and Mexico , and possibly other countries, may be exempted from the planned tariffs on the...

Mar 11 2018

Trump meets video-game industry in wake of Florida shooting

Trump has made the issue personal, taking the unusual step last week of mentioning his concern for his 11-year-old son, Barron. Gaming industry figures trekked to Wa...

Mar 11 2018

How Donald Trump's tariffs morphed from 'no exemptions' to carve-outs galore

Due to Trump's recent rhetoric on the possibility of placing tariffs on both steel and aluminum imports several Republicans are voicing concern and wanting Trump to rec...

Mar 11 2018

Kejriwal's hunger strike call fails to enthuse traders; CAIT seeks law

In January, Leader of Opposition Vijender Gupta had alleged that AAP leaders and workers "misbehaved" with members of a BJP delegation at Kejriwal's residence when they...

Mar 11 2018

EU, Japan start push for exemptions from Trump tariffs

Trump drew on rarely used national security grounds to place a 25 percent tax on steel imports and 10 percent tax on imported aluminum. A Eurofer spokesman also warne...

Mar 11 2018

Northeast May See Another Winter Storm Next Week

The nasty nor'easter was also deadly: In Franklin Lakes, New Jersey , a man was burned to death when he drove over a downed wire in his SUV, and in Suffern, New York , ...

Mar 11 2018

Forget steel and aluminum, the real trade war is still to come

But the lion's share of the USA global deficit comes from countries with no FTA. The latest tariffs threats were just one more and some industry executives said they ...

Mar 11 2018

Amid Changed Political Dynamics, Key Bypolls In UP, Bihar Today: 10 Facts

Bypoll for two Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats and Araria Lok Sabha seat will be held in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar respectively. According to the Election Commi...

Mar 11 2018

Anthony Davis Will Be Day-To-Day After Suffering A Sprained Ankle

On Friday, Gentry remained unfazed and told reporters he's hopeful Davis could return for Sunday's game against the Utah Jazz. The 24-year-old has vaulted himself into ...

Mar 11 2018

No trade-off for tariff deal with US

Australia has secured an exemption from metals tariffs announced last week by U.S. President Donald Trump, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told the media. The meeting...

Mar 11 2018

European Union says talks 'the prime option' in United States tariffs row

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels but that it did not expect the meeting to resolve all the problems. European trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom met...