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Trump calls former adviser Gary Cohn 'globalist' Trump calls former adviser Gary Cohn 'globalist'
- March 11, 2018

Following the news of Cohn's departure , the US dollar weakened, while an exchange-traded fund tracking the broad market S&P 500 dipped one per cent. The term " globalist " evolved from a mere dogwhistle into an outright slur when white nationalist hub Breitbart used the term to describe Cohn in September, and mimicked the white supremacist code for Jewish people by bracketing it with three globe emojis. (more...)
Trump to meet with video game makers after Florida shooting Trump to meet with video game makers after Florida shooting
- March 11, 2018

A 19-year-old former student there, who legally bought an AR-15 assault style rifle, has been charged with the murders. Trump's younger brother Robert Trump is on the board of ZeniMax. The White House summit was little more than an effort to sidetrack a true policy discussion on access to guns in the United States, critics argued. (more...)
Shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif at madrasa in Pak Shoe thrown at Nawaz Sharif at madrasa in Pak
- March 11, 2018

He added that the party is still working hard to make Pakistan an exemplary country. Today Sharif was a chief guest at Jamia Naemia seminary, Ghari Shahu Lahore. She said PML- N will trust the person who works for strengthening democracy and establishing ascendency of the parliament. In yesterday's incident, Faiz Rasool, who threw ink at the foreign minister, told the police that he vent out his anger because the PML-N had tried to change the finality of the Prophet in the Constitution. (more...)
Ink thrown at Pak Foreign minister Khawaja Asif Ink thrown at Pak Foreign minister Khawaja Asif
- March 11, 2018

Meanwhile, PTI's Information Secretary Fawad Chaudhry said that the incident was a result of PML-N's performance. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Shafqat Mehmood said, "I have serious political differences with Kh Asif but I strongly condemn the throwing of ink on his person". (more...)
Saudi, UK vows to 'disarm' Hezbollah Saudi, UK vows to 'disarm' Hezbollah
- March 11, 2018

Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom committed to a long-term partnership to support Vision 2030 covering a wide-range of fields as Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, concluded a three-day historic visit to Britain. (more...)
Wall Street treads water ahead of Trump's tariff decision Wall Street treads water ahead of Trump's tariff decision
- March 11, 2018

A White House official said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump planned to offer Canada and Mexico a 30-day exemption from proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, which could be extended based on progress in talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. (more...)
Rabada charged for Smith bump, faces ban for rest of Test series Rabada charged for Smith bump, faces ban for rest of Test series
- March 11, 2018

Elgar was 57 not out and Amla 54 not out in an 86-run stand for the third wicket at St. George's Park. In reply to Ausralia's 243, South Africa are 2-110 in their first innings at lunch on Saturday with Dean Eglar (38 not out) and Hashim Amla (31 not out) unbeaten after Pat Cummins added the wicket of nightwatchman Rabada (29) to his dismissal of opener Aiden Markram the previous afternoon. (more...)
Daiwa Securities Group Inc. Cuts Stake in Raytheon (NYSE:RTN)
- March 11, 2018

The institutional investor owned 8,917 shares of the aerospace company's stock after selling 1,787 shares during the period. National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) has declined 44.10% since March 10, 2017 and is downtrending. Royal Bank of Canada set a $225.00 target price on Raytheon and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. Financial Counselors stated it has 0.72% in Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN). (more...)
Oil-rich Gulf risks faces collateral damage in Trump trade war Oil-rich Gulf risks faces collateral damage in Trump trade war
- March 11, 2018

Mr Seko said he believed there was still time for Japan to secure an exemption. The meeting had been previously planned but took on greater importance because of Trump's announcement of a 25-percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports. (more...)
EC told to allot symbol to Dhinakaran EC told to allot symbol to Dhinakaran
- March 11, 2018

The application sought the allocation of the name and symbol only till the pendency of the main petition, claiming that otherwise the poll panel might declare it as a separate party. Soon, Sasikala and TTV Dhinakaran were ousted from their respective posts in the AIADMK, while the two factions merged in August a year ago. He had suggested three names for his faction - All India Amma Anna Dhravidar Munnetra Kazhagam, MGR Amma Dravidar Munnetra Kazhagam and MGR Amma Dhravidar Kazhagam. (more...)
US Signs Off On Tariffs, Angering Trade Partners US Signs Off On Tariffs, Angering Trade Partners
- March 11, 2018

It could be markets are hoping that Trump's other threat of more tariffs to come - i.e. "We are extremely anxious about the consequences of a trade war and are urging the White House to not advance with this plan", Ryan spokesperson AshLee Strong said. (more...)
1000s of pro-life activists take to the streets of Dublin 1000s of pro-life activists take to the streets of Dublin
- March 11, 2018

Organisers of the rally claimed that close to 100,000 people from all over the country and overseas took part in the rally on Saturday, which lasted for three hours, reports Xinhua news agency. At present, terminations are only permitted in cases where the mother's life is deemed to be in danger. Pro-choice campaigners are urging the public to consider the women travelling to England for an abortion. (more...)
China says United States tariffs 'a serious attack' on global trade system China says United States tariffs 'a serious attack' on global trade system
- March 11, 2018

South Korea's trade minister, speaking at an emergency meeting, appealed to other governments to prevent a " trade war ". "S.is a wanton attack on the multilateral trade system represented by the WTO and will surely have a grave impact on the normal global trade order", Wang said. (more...)
Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi re-elected as General Secretary of RSS for 3 years Suresh Bhaiyyaji Joshi re-elected as General Secretary of RSS for 3 years
- March 11, 2018

A change of guard at number two position has had a direct bearing on Sangh's interactions with the BJP. Hosabale, who hails from Karnataka, is considered close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi . "Teaching, study material and the option of appearing in the examinations for higher education in all faculties, including the technical and medical ones, should be available in Bharatiya languages too", it said. (more...)
Man's severed leg used as pillow in Jhansi hospital Man's severed leg used as pillow in Jhansi hospital
- March 11, 2018

After the video emerged showing the man lying on a treatment couch with the limb under his head, College Principal Sadhna Kaushik claimed the patient's relatives had placed his severed limb under his head, and that staff had to remove it. (more...)
Mauritius President Gurib-Fakim to resign over financial scandal claims Mauritius President Gurib-Fakim to resign over financial scandal claims
- March 11, 2018

The president of Mauritius is apparently being forced out of office over allegations that she used a charity's credit card to make excessive purchases for herself. Gurib-Fakim had reportedly bought clothes and jewelry in Italy and Dubai using the global non-governmental organization's credit card that was given to her to promote scholarships and education, according to L'express newspaper. (more...)
We'll drop our tariffs if you drop yours — Trump to EU We'll drop our tariffs if you drop yours — Trump to EU
- March 11, 2018

People familiar with the shift say Trump's mind was changed by a furious last-ditch lobbying campaign from the Canadian government, Republican lawmakers, business groups and the United Steelworkers - the very union whose members stand to benefit most from the tariffs. (more...)
Bayern Munich Boss Jupp Heynckes Plays Down Talk About Retirement Bayern Munich Boss Jupp Heynckes Plays Down Talk About Retirement
- March 11, 2018

Hollerbach's side held on until Arjen Robben made it 4-0 10 minutes into the second half, and Ribery went on to claim his second. Wolfsburg remains level on points with Mainz, which lost to Schalke 1-0 on Friday and occupies the relegation-playoff place. (more...)
China vows 'Necessary Measures' in event of trade war with US China vows 'Necessary Measures' in event of trade war with US
- March 11, 2018

China's Ministry of Commerce said the country would assess any damage caused by the USA move and "firmly defend its legitimate rights and interests". Mizuho analysts, on the other hand, are less concerned by the potential for commodities duties, but view potential protectionist measures by the United States on the basis of protecting intellectual property (IP) rights as a key source of uncertainty, noting that "advanced manufacturing now makes up 90% of China's exports, and could be ... (more...)
Former Trump Aide Sam Nunberg Says Mueller Probe 'Not A Witch Hunt' Former Trump Aide Sam Nunberg Says Mueller Probe 'Not A Witch Hunt'
- March 11, 2018

A former Trump aide who testified before special counsel Robert Mueller's grand jury on Friday says he does not view the Russian Federation probe as a "witch hunt ", though he also does not believe the investigation leads to President Donald Trump . (more...)
United States allies line up for tariff exemptions
- March 11, 2018

It was stated by European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem in statement after holding talks with United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels today. However, it took on more urgency after Trump's tariff move. She predicted a "long day" of talks on Saturday, while European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen sought to play down expectations, saying it was "a meeting, not THE meeting". (more...)
Calamos Advisors LLC Reduces Holdings in Constellation Brands, Inc. (NYSE:STZ)
- March 11, 2018

In related news, Director Barry A. Fromberg sold 2,005 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, January 30th. Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership now owns 1,183,937 shares of the company's stock valued at $270,612,000 after purchasing an additional 1,173,637 shares during the period. (more...)
Schumer on Trump's changing gun stance: 'He just says what's convenient' Schumer on Trump's changing gun stance: 'He just says what's convenient'
- March 11, 2018

One public meeting will not close background check loopholes. When Republican Senator Patrick Toomey of Pennsylvania said Obama did press for gun legislation, Trump responded, "That was your problem". Trump later told Senators not to "be petrified" of the NRA, claiming that 'they want to do what's right'. Washington's week closed Friday without further explanation from the president, the White House indicating that for now, at least, he is backing an incremental proposal on background ... (more...)
President Trump to Rally in Pennsylvania's 18th District President Trump to Rally in Pennsylvania's 18th District
- March 11, 2018

He said 25 percent tariffs on steel imports will boost Pennsylvania's economy. President Donald Trump is kicking off a rally outside Pittsburgh by endorsing the Republican in the special election, Rick Saccone (suh-KOHN'). "The people of Pittsburgh can not be conned by this guy Lamb", Trump said. President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House ... (more...)
Bye-elections: In Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, united Opposition takes on NDA today Bye-elections: In Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, united Opposition takes on NDA today
- March 11, 2018

Lucknow/Patna: Voting for bypolls to three Lok Sabha seats of Phulpur and Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh and Araria in Bihar , is set to be held on Sunday. The SP's candidate is Nishad Party leader Praveen Kumar Nishad, and the Congress has fielded gynecologist Surheetha Kareem. Pravin Nashid and Nagendra Singh Patel are contesting from Phulpur and Gorakhpur respectively on SP tickets. (more...)
Gulfport Energy Corp (GPOR): Stock Overview
- March 11, 2018

The stock's average target of $75 is 6.69% above today's ($70.3) share price. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link . The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66, a current ratio of 0.62 and a quick ratio of 0.62. The stock decreased 0.59% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $10.17. (more...)
Pakistan raises issue of rights violations in HK Pakistan raises issue of rights violations in HK
- March 11, 2018

Mini Devi Kumam , youngest Second Secretary at India's UN Mission in Geneva slammed Pakistan over Kashmir issue . "Even as terrorists thrive in Pakistan and roam its streets with impunity, we have heard it lecture about the protection of human rights in India ", she said. (more...)
Cruz, O'Rourke Frame The Debate In US Senate Race
- March 11, 2018

The Texas Republican tweeted the 60-second radio ad Tuesday night, shortly after he and Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke advanced to a closely watched November matchup. "In terms of the jingle, some of it is just 'have a sense of humor, '" he responded. They represented the first state primary election in what looks to be a contentious 2018 congressional midterm election season. (more...)
China not trying to 'replace America', says foreign minister
- March 11, 2018

The face-off between Indian Army and Chinese People's Liberation Army in Doklam Plateau in western Bhutan from June 18 to August 28 brought the bilateral relations to a new low. The foreign minister, however, reacted strongly to a question whether the Indo-Pacific strategy being furthered by India , the US, Japan and Australia would affect China's Obor project. (more...)
US Trading Partners, Businesses Say Trump's Tariffs Will Backfire US Trading Partners, Businesses Say Trump's Tariffs Will Backfire
- March 11, 2018

At least for now. "The US has a big trade surplus with Australia ", Mr Turnbull said. These tariffs certainly reduce America's influence in terms of worldwide engagement, and creates a void, that other countries like China , are too willing and happy to step into. (more...)

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