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by | March 06, 2018 | 20:32

To make a long story short, surplus countries (notably China , which gained permanent normal trade relations with the U.S.in 2000, and thence colossal surpluses) have financed the American trade deficit through USA debt and Wall Street hocus-pocus, thus getting dollar-denominated assets to settle their worldwide accounts, manage their own currencies, and recycle their surpluses.

by | March 06, 2018 | 20:27

The selection of the Mumbai Airport was made on the basis of a worldwide programme in which passengers were surveyed across airports for their feedback on 34 key performance indicators. "The project is on track to be completed by summer 2018", the airport noted. "To sustain the top position will be a challenge". This was announced on Tuesday by Airports Council International (ACI ).

by | March 06, 2018 | 20:14

Indeed, a " shock poll " from late 2017 showed the NFL has plummeted from its once-lofty echelon of most beloved American sports to the utter doldrums of most-disliked following the national anthem protest imbroglio. He said that if he had a chance to do it over, he would not have used the expression. McNair's comment , reportedly made at an October NFL owners' meeting at which he was among those advocating for a new league mandate that players stand during the anthem, was said to have ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 20:14

In a campaign where discontent over immigration featured as a central focus, voters aligned with anti-establish and far right parties in record numbers, choosing to desert the ruling centre left in a show of anger over mass immigration. Matteo Salvini , the head of the League , has made several trips to Moscow, including one visit weeks before the 2016 constitutional referendum he staunchly opposed.

by | March 06, 2018 | 20:11

The source, who asked not to be named, said investigators had not yet recovered all the papers and loan guarantees allegedly issued by rogue employees of the bank, and consequently believed the bank's exposure could be greater than revealed so far.

by | March 06, 2018 | 20:13

The hall camera shows Megan Vitale and her friend rushing into the lobby with the 9-week-old Saint Bernard puppy in their arms, police said. Officers came to the aid of the dog, which was "not breathing, limp, and unresponsive". Firefighters then arrived with oxygen to help revive the dog and he was eventually able to sit up on his own. "Ultimately, a life was saved thanks to rescuers falling back on their training and remaining calm".

by | March 06, 2018 | 20:08

Both the teams had lost their opening matches on the first day as India was beaten 2-3 by Olympics champion Argentina and England lost to Australia 1-4. Barry Middleton and Sam Ward scored two goals apiece, with Ireland's consolation coming from Julian Dale. The Indian team has looked like a pale shadow of its glorious past in this tournament, wasting numerous chances including as many as nine penalty corners against England in their second game.

by | March 06, 2018 | 20:10

Dawn newspaper, quoting official sources reported that Janjua will have a series of meetings both at the White House and the State Department and will also address think-tank experts at the US Institute of Peace during her stay in Washington.

by | March 06, 2018 | 19:55

But there is growing evidence the greatest victim of Trump's erratic and seemingly never-ending demands over trade will be the reputation of the United States. "But we have to do it". "I don't see that changing anytime soon but I am anxious about this sort of sentiment shift, that people all around the world might suddenly say free trade is not good for the world, and that would be particularly bad for a trading company like BHP and a trading nation like Australia".

by | March 06, 2018 | 19:51

In light of the string of mass shootings that have taken place in the USA in recent months that have subsequently led a number of businesses to cut ties with the NRA , the dating app's new ruling forms part of a nationwide call to tackle gun control.

by | March 06, 2018 | 19:30

Later that afternoon, the bar association sent a follow-up email and posted a tweet, apologizing and pleading ignorance as to how this possibly could have happened. The lawyers were allegedly "horrified" after sending the inappropriate email to attorneys in the entire state. "Learn How!" Chase Thomas, an attorney who works at Alliance for a Better Utah, told Deseret News that he was sitting in the House Gallery of the Utah state capitol when he received the message .

by | March 06, 2018 | 19:29

Violence in Ghouta, where some 393,000 people are trapped, has left more than 600 civilians dead since government forces and their allies escalated their offensive on the Damascus suburb on February 18, according to activists. The findings were reported by the U.N.'s Commission of Inquiry on Syria on Tuesday. A first aid convoy reached Eastern Ghouta on Monday but the operation was cut short as air strikes pounded the enclave, killing at least 68 civilians, according to a human rights monitor.

by | March 06, 2018 | 19:26

We have established this as a principle. Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi congratulated Iraqis over the passing of the budget on Saturday and said it was the result of cooperation between the executive and legislative branches. It envisions government revenues of 91.64 trillion dinars ($77.6 billion) with a deficit of 12.5 trillion dinars ($10.58 billion). But a previous draft of the 2018 budget set the portion allocated to the Kurdistan Regional Government at 12.67 per cent.

by | March 06, 2018 | 19:16

He commended the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for its intervention in Nigeria in the provision of various humanitarian needs such as relief materials, food aid, health services, supporting education and providing means of decent living for displaced people affected by crises.

by | March 06, 2018 | 19:10

The government's women's affairs office said Tuesday that it has made a decision to set the threshold at 15 in a bill to be presented to parliament later this month. In the first case, a 30-year-old man was cleared of a potential rape charge after the court found that the victim had not been subjected to "constraint, threat, violence or surprise".

by | March 06, 2018 | 19:07

Police said they recouped the projectile ridden assortment of Lashkar-e-Taiba activist Ashiq Hussain Bhat at Saidpora zone in Shopian , around six kms from the terminating spot. Police fired tear gas when thousands defied a curfew in India-held Kashmir and took to the streets on Monday in protest over the killing of six people by soldiers.

by | March 06, 2018 | 18:54

Morrison believes the bill will get out of committee and many organizations will work especially hard to kill it on the House floor. Confusion spread throughout the Senate chambers, as House members walked across the hall to watch some of their counterparts sort out what some kept calling a "clerical error".

by | March 06, 2018 | 18:49

Speaking to Reuters in Raqqa after announcing the redeployment, he said that 700 of the fighters had already moved to Afrin. He said Turkey is determined to ensure safety of its citizens. "The problem is the aircraft bombing the villages". USA support for the Kurdish forces in Syria has infuriated Ankara , which views the YPG as an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) that has waged a decades-long insurgency on Turkish soil.

by | March 06, 2018 | 18:16

The truck fell into a drain in Bhavnagar on Tuesday morning. The injured have been rushed to a local hospital and surely it is going to hurt you all for sure. The accident happened in Bhavnagar district about 200 kilometres (125 miles) from the state capital Ahmedabad. District Collector Harshad Patel said the deceased included 10 women and five children.

by | March 06, 2018 | 17:52

In December 2016, a plane carrying a Russian military orchestra to Syria crashed in the Black Sea, killing all 92 people on board. Hmeimim has been Russia's main base of operations for its air campaign against insurgent groups in Syria .

by | March 06, 2018 | 17:40

But her future sister-in-law Kate Middleton, who is now pregnant with her third child, and stylist Jessica Mulroney were not able to attend the party. Meghan continued: "All of those layers have been so important for me so that when I met her, I had such a deep understanding and of course incredible respect for being able to have that time with her".

by | March 06, 2018 | 17:41

Triggered yet another controversy, former J&K CM Farooq Abdullah said that former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel were responsible for the partition of India and Pakistan in 1947 and not Mohammad Ali Jinnah. The commission was delivered and the decision was taken that India would be divided. But Congress' refusal to a special representation for Muslims and Sikhs, Abdullah believed, forced Jinnah to seek a separate nation for Muslims.

by | March 06, 2018 | 17:33

Students and parents were rattled February 28 by the rumor of possible gun violence at Vanden High School. The Fairfield Police Department along with the school resource officer and school administration investigated the incident and found no threat, police said Monday.

by | March 06, 2018 | 17:32

The " Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act" sparked inter- and intra-party schisms, with some Democrats objecting that the bill did not go far enough because it did not include the ban on assault-style weapons sought by numerous survivors and their families.

by | March 06, 2018 | 17:19

Berlusconi's Forza Italia captured only 14 percent of the vote, compared to 18 percent for coalition partner Salvini's League, which achieved virtual dominance in Italy's prosperous northern regions, where Berlusconi made much of his huge wealth.

by | March 06, 2018 | 17:08

When they finally unrolled it, they were shocked to see the message in German. "Incredibly, there was an entry for June 12, 1886, made by the captain, recording a drift bottle having been thrown overboard". Of the thousands jettisoned, 662 other messages from the same German experiment have been found and returned before the latest discovery. "The narrow 7mm bore of the bottle opening and thick glass would have assisted to buffer and preserve the paper from the effects of full exposure to ...

by | March 06, 2018 | 16:46

In a speech during his visit to the SAARC Secretariat on Tuesday, Prime Minister Abbasi said Pakistan had always strived to make the regional body a vibrant vehicle for mutual cooperation based on the principle of sovereign equality. As delegation level talks began, the Pakistani PM extended his congratulatory message to Oli saying that the sole goal of his visit was to congratulate the Nepali PM in person.

by | March 06, 2018 | 16:42

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was hosting a dinner with South Korean envoys in Pyongyang on Monday - the first such meeting since he took power in 2011. They are scheduled to return to the South on Tuesday. North Korea has not carried out any weapons tests since late November, when it fired its largest intercontinental ballistic missile.

by | March 06, 2018 | 16:38

His father Haradhan Deb was a local leader of the Jan Sangh. IPFT president Narendra Chandra Debbarma, who accompanied Deb to the Raj Bhavan, said the number of his party's members in the new ministry would be discussed with BJP's Tripura election in-charge and Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday.

by | March 06, 2018 | 16:31

Mr Nunberg said Mueller's questioning suggested he was looking into stories about the president and prostitutes when Mr Trump took his Miss Universe pageant to Moscow in 2013. "I'm not going to get sent to prison", he told Erin Burnett on CNN's OutFront. Stunned, Burnett asked about his mental state and about speculation raised by a Trump ally who said Nunberg was either "drunk or off his medication".

by | March 06, 2018 | 16:14

Citing security sources, Anadolu said the Greek soldiers face charges of espionage and sending records on their phones to their superiors. The incident occurred near the Evros River on the border between Greece and Turkey. "We are in consultation with Turkish authorities for a prompt resolution of the matter", Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told reporters.

by | March 06, 2018 | 15:53

Gorakhpur bypolls were announced after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath vacated the seat after resigning as Lok Sabha member in September past year after being elected to the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Council. The Congress has fielded Manish Mishra for this seat. Though Mayawati has ruled out an alliance with the Samajwadi Party, she said her party's workers would work for a candidate that could defeat the BJP.

by | March 06, 2018 | 15:13

Shares of Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) traded up $0.20 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $93.05. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 1,225 holders increased their positions by a total of 172.7 million shares, 1,341 holders decreased the positions by a total of 197.98 million shares, and 188 holders held their positions.

by | March 06, 2018 | 15:02

The New York State Department of Financial Services asked Deutsche Bank, Signature Bank and New York Community Bank for information about their relationships with Jared Kushner and his finances, The Wall Street Journal and ABC News reported this week.

by | March 06, 2018 | 14:37

Concluding his tour, the French official indicated that there was "still a lot of work to do" on Iran's missile program. France's foreign minister traveled to Tehran on Monday promising tough talk on Iran's ballistic missile program but was met with stiff resistance from his Iranian counterpart, who said Western arms deals had turned the Middle East into a "gunpowder depot".