by | March 06, 2018 | 06:35

The economy was a central focus of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's work report at the 13th National People's Congress. Li said China now accounts for 15 percent of the world's economy, and is hoping for 6.5 percent growth in 2018. 6 billion yuan for investment in 2018, an increase of 30 billion yuan over previous year. Li also said China will follow prudent monetary policy this year, with easing or tightening only as appropriate.

by | March 06, 2018 | 06:01

Tens of thousands of utility workers were working over the weekend after the muscular storm - known as a " bomb cyclone " for undergoing a rapid pressure drop - battered neighborhoods from Virginia to Maine. "I was $3,000 off". Almost 50,000 people in the Washington were without power Monday, and some might not have service restored for a few more days.

by | March 06, 2018 | 05:47

I thought he avoided that. Last year's Oscars landed a 22.4 rating in Nielsen's overnight numbers, which count 56 metered markets. The Best Picture victor is a witless "lovable monster" movie, with a villain so overdrawn that vaudeville would have given him the hook, a mute heroine out of the grossest Victorian melodrama, and a theme exploited with far greater panache by Beauty and the Beast , Shrek , and at least a dozen other pictures.

by | March 06, 2018 | 05:24

On the GOP side, Ryan foundthat first-time primary voters only made up about 11 percent of the early vote share, which is a dip from the 2014 midterm primaries. Republicans had a combined total of 27,985 votes in early voting and by mail. But 65 percent of the Texas population lives in the 15 largest counties.

by | March 06, 2018 | 05:16

China will do more to support areas affected by extreme poverty, and the central budget's newly enlarged poverty reduction funds and related transfer payments will be weighted toward these areas. The 2018 budget will be $175 billion, 8.1 percent up from the year before. TSF grew 12 percent a year ago, in line with the target, but M2 growth slowed to 8.2 percent, below the 12 percent goal.

by | March 06, 2018 | 04:52

During the two-week session, the nearly 3,000 delegates of the rubber-stamp parliament are also set to approve a proposed constitutional amendment that would scrap the presidential term limit, effectively paving the way for President Xi Jinping to stay in power indefinitely.

by | March 06, 2018 | 04:31

Umar Haque, 25, showed the children beheading videos and other violent militant propaganda, forced them to re-enact deadly attacks on the British capital and made them role-play attacking police officers. "We are a death squad sent by Allah and his messengers to avenge my Arab brothers' blood", he said. In a five-hour phone conversation in March 2017, Haque - who was an administrator at an after-school madrasa at Ripple Road Mosque in Barking - told Abid that he had radicalised 16 children.

by | March 06, 2018 | 04:23

The report comes a day after China announced a 8.1 per cent hike in its defence expenditure for this year to a whopping United States dollars 175 billion, which is over three times higher than India's defence budget. China also set its consumer price index at "around 3 percent" compared with 3 percent previous year, as widely expected. The proposal would provide the Pentagon with $617 billion and an additional $69 billion to fund ongoing wars in fiscal 2019.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:55

But the most "galling" thing Maher heard from Trump this week was POTUS claiming he would "run in there" to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when the shooter opened fire on February 14 "even if I didn't have a weapon". A White House spokesman for the couple did not respond to a request for comment from Newsweek . Finally, on March 2, The Intercept reported that Kushner's family business "made a direct pitch to Qatar's minister of finance in April 2017 in an attempt to ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:53

On the work front, Kangana is busy with the shoot of her period drama Manikarnika while Rajkummar is gearing up for the release of his next film Omerta. Because Sanity is overrated! Mirror reported that Kangana Ranaut's biggest regret is that she played an actress Sana Azim in Mohit Suri's Woh Lamhe (2006), she said: "Mahesh Bhatt who scripted the film asked me if I understood her illness and I told him I did, but I didn't really understand then what schizophrenia was and played the ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:47

Winter storm watches already cover more than 33 million people, including New York City and Boston. And a lingering threat of coastal flooding with resultant beach erosion remained across the region in the wake of the powerful, paralyzing storm .

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:45

Republicans are pleading with the president to reconsider. "You'll have to regrow your industries, that's all I'm asking", Trump said. Zhang Yesui, spokesperson for China's National People's Congress, said it was natural that "some friction will exist" between the U.S.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:42

Unlike Trump Hotels' exit from buildings in Toronto and NY - in which hotel owners and the Trump team negotiated a muted departure and compensation for the Trump Organization - the Panama dispute seems set to end only when Fintiklis or the Trump family business suffers a public defeat.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:38

The Forza Italia Party led by former Prime Minster Silvio Berlusconi , a Euroskeptic League ally, finished fourth . Salvini, whose rightist alliance is on course for around 37 percent of the vote, criticised both the euro and European Union restrictions on national budgets.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:31

One source said officials are trying to get the President back to where he was on the issue before the meeting in order to make sure their planned rollout meets his's views. Another Republican aide told the Weekly Standard , "At some point, someone will tell the president what he endorsed, and it will be like the meeting never happened".

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:33

China beat forecasts in 2017 as the world's second grew by 6.9 percent, picking up steam for the first time since 2010 despite a battle against massive debt and polluting factories. Meanwhile, India's defence budget as per the Budget 2018 has been hiked by 7.81 percent to Rs 2.74 lakh crore, around 1.58 percent of the projected GDP for 2018-19, the lowest figure since the 1962 war with China.

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:34

Last week, the USA president announced plans to slap tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum imports. US Representative Ro Khanna, a Democrat, said on Twitter that "whether this was a joke or not, talking about being President for life like Xi Jinping is the most unAmerican sentiment expressed by an American President".

by | March 06, 2018 | 03:08

Neal said students not participating in the walkout will receive continued instructional time with teachers and support staff. The alert said no threat was made to students or staff. Dowdle and Shizari both said they feel secure at NCHS, and they have been encouraged to speak with a trusted adult at the school if they see something that worries them.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:32

The Irish PM said: "There won't be tripartite or three-way talks". The pound has suffered its worst week against the euro since October after comments by the EU's chief negotiator Michel (Euronext: MLRAM.NX - news ) Barnier on Wednesday that a deal was far from guaranteed thrust political risk back onto the centre stage.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:24

Senate". Cochran, 80, is chairman of the powerful Senate Appropriations Committee, which drafts bills allocating about one-third of all federal spending each year. Former U.S. Representative and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Mike Espy confirmed to WLBT-TV Monday that he intends to run for the U.S.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:20

Winds were expected to remain breezy from Washington to Boston , a day after they toppled tractor trailers and exceeded 50 miles per hour, with gusts of 80 to 90 miles per hour on Cape Cod. " This storm is going to be worse because it's going over three high tides ", she said. The Office of Personnel Management announced that all federal offices in the D.C.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:17

When it comes to Porsche the cars can certainly fly down the autobahn at speeds few other rides can match. Tomorrow, Porsche electric cars . Porsche has yet to comment on the report, but the company's sales director, Detlev von Platen, supposedly hinted at the possibility.

by | March 06, 2018 | 02:14

At least three or four people have been arrested. "The ideas that they espouse: genocide, white supremacy, fascism, are anti-American and risky to our people, to our nation, to Americans", he said. Protesters shouted "Nazis go home", among other chants. At about 7:30 p.m. Jonathon Kolanowski was arrested for allegedly pointing a gun at protesters, according to Pittsfield Township police.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:46

Andres Iniesta after sustaining an injury. Oblak could not prevent Messi from sending Barcelona ahead in the 26th minute, however, with the Argentine picking out the top corner with a quite brilliant free kick. Atletico had been closing the gap on Barcelona in the La Liga standings entering the match. But while the victory edged Barcelona closer to a 25th league title, and Messi's eighth, it came at a cost as Andrés Iniesta limped off with a hamstring injury in the first half.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:17

Sign and metalworking company Eagle Sign and Design told ProPublica that it had gotten an order to create dozens of tee markers featuring the presidential seal to be used on Trump golf courses. Clark added that violation of this law would be "a misuse of government authority". "It would be a misuse of government authority". The Department of Justice declined to comment to the publication.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:12

Aid charities had to be honest about their past mistakes in order to win back the trust of the British public, she said on Monday. Last month, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt had written to 179 aid organisations and charities to demand assurances they are taking steps to prevent abuse of vulnerable people.

by | March 06, 2018 | 01:09

When some BJP supporters were killed in Tripura, people changed their mandate. Left Front's 25 years rule in Tripura was ended on Saturday when the BJP clinched 43 seats in the Assembly polls . "It is a journey from no one to number one, from "Shoonya to Shikhar" (zero to pinnacle)", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said addressing BJP workers at the newly built party headquarters in the national capital.

by | March 06, 2018 | 00:57

The incident occurred on the OD162 flight on Saturday (March 3). When approached, the disruptive passenger adhered to crew member's request to put on his clothes. When his advances got rejected he got aggressive and started attacking the stewardess, as per reports. The man initially complied when told to put his clothes back on, but then allegedly tried to hug female crew members, according to the Bangkok Post .

by | March 06, 2018 | 00:33

Police said that gummy bears containing melatonin were given to a class of 2-year-olds to get them to calm down before nap time without parental authorization. Parents commonly use melatonin to help their children sleep and it is generally considered safe, but it has not been well studied for routine use, according to a 2016 paper from the National Institutes of Health .

by | March 06, 2018 | 00:24

His character has been the focus of backlash against " Three Billboards " by some who see its portrayal of racism as simplistic. "I'd like to thank the Academy..." He was a great inspiration and a great theater director. Three Billboards is one of the most-nominated films of 2018, with seven total nominations: Best Picture , Best Actress for Frances McDormand , Best Supporting Actor nods for both Rockwell and Harrelson, Best Original Screenplay for writer-director Martin ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 00:25

ABOVE VIDEO: Helmet Cam footage from the October 2017 Tongo Tongo ambush that killed four Nigeriens and four Americans. The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) has released a graphic video showing fighters from its African Sahel branch ambushing USA soldiers and engaging them in a firefight that left four Special Forces soldiers and five local forces dead in Niger last October.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:48

The new government will be sworn in on Thursday (March 8) in Tripura, where the Bharatiya Janata Party-led alliance defeated the Communist Party of India (Marxist) government, which was in power in the northeastern state for 25 years. The BJP leadership did not make any comment on the IPFT's demand. "We won the elections because of our victory in the reserved ST constituencies", Debbarma is quoted as saying by The Indian Express.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:48

They now hold 15 seats and are tipped to lose two, giving them a slender victory. "There are a number of policies that we announce - I think we've announced over 170 during the course of this campaign - that have particular interest to certain sections of our community, and certain organisations, and typically we'll communicate directly with them", Hodgman said.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:34

I'm just happy to have her on my team. "Really proud of these kids", MSU head coach Vic Schaefer said. - Kentucky was held to nine second-quarter points, while MSU had 23 to take a 45-32 lead at halftime. "Our season's not over, but this is a bitter taste", Blair Schaefer said. Our first three quarters offensively were really good. But it led by five going into the fourth quarter in the regular season meeting and lost.

by | March 05, 2018 | 23:25

When it came to Carranza's brief time in Houston , de Blasio pointed out Carranza's efforts to reopen schools two weeks after Hurricane Harvey. He's worked in Tucson, San Francisco and Las Vegas. After Hurricane Harvey struck the city a year ago, Carranza garnered praise for re-opening schools in two weeks, providing transportation to students living in shelters, food for those in need, and offering counseling for both students and faculty at the schools in his district.