• EU Ready To Hit Back If Trump Imposes Anti-EU Trade Measures
EU Ready To Hit Back If Trump Imposes Anti-EU Trade Measures

In an interview with Piers Morgan on ITV , Mr Trump explained how as a businessman he had encountered problems with the European Union as the bloc had made it hard for him to set up golf courses. European Union spokesman Margaritis Schinas retorted Monday that "while trade has to be open and fair it also has to be rules-based". And yet they send...

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  • Rahul takes swipe at economic survey
Rahul takes swipe at economic survey

Growth slowed down because of a chaotic rollout of a nationwide goods and service tax (GST ) a year ago and a shock move to ban high value currency notes in late 2016. The survey also highlighted the challenges faced by India's huge rural population and said farmlands that are not irrigated are experiencing the adverse impact of climate change - e...

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  • HuffPost Verdict: How Safe Is Theresa May From A Tory Leadership Challenge
HuffPost Verdict: How Safe Is Theresa May From A Tory Leadership Challenge

Mr Lidington also defended Mr Hammond. Prime minister Theresa May has previously said she wants a transition period of "around two years", while European Commission negotiator Michel Barnier said it should run until the end of 2020. She said there should be a more progressive system to cover living costs rather than the current system of maintena...

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  • Top US Trade Official Wants Faster NAFTA Talks
Top US Trade Official Wants Faster NAFTA Talks

Now, that's looking increasingly unlikely. The message now? Other countries will leverage free trade with, or without, the U.S. Last week, it seemed that the deal might be scrapped altogether, with officials anxious the United States could pull out of NAFTA.

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  • White House Goes To War With DOJ
White House Goes To War With DOJ

The memo concerns intelligence that reportedly shows officials withheld information from the FISA court, which issues surveillance warrants, in order to obtain warrants for certain Trump campaign aides. That's information that the American people should have about the law-enforcement arm of the Department of Justice. And, while I'm a proponen...

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  • Leo Varadkar to back liberalizing Irish abortion laws
Leo Varadkar to back liberalizing Irish abortion laws

Mr Varadkar is due to announce details on the Government's position on the referendum after a Cabinet meeting in Dublin on Monday evening. He said the exact date would be known following the conclusion of debates in parliament. The Republic of Ireland now has a near total ban on abortion. Last December, a report by a specially convened Oirea...

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  • 2 officers killed in another attack against Colombian police station
2 officers killed in another attack against Colombian police station

Authorities believe that there may be others involved in the planning and carrying out the attack. Char said one suspect had been arrested and two more identified. Santos reached a historic peace agreement with the FARC - formerly known as the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia - in November 2016. "We haven't seen so many dead police since ...

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  • Will try to accommodate all issues: Sumitra Mahajan on Budget Session
Will try to accommodate all issues: Sumitra Mahajan on Budget Session

She said the House would have eight sittings in the first part of the budget session starting tomorrow, during which 19 out of a total of 36 hours would be devoted on the discussion on the vote of thanks to the President's address and the Union Budget for 2018-19.

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  • Kabul Attack: Marshal Fahim Military University siege ends, says Afghanistan's Defence Ministry
Kabul Attack: Marshal Fahim Military University siege ends, says Afghanistan's Defence Ministry

Defense Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri said five militants were involved in the predawn attack against the unit responsible for guarding the Marshal Fahim Military Academy . In August 2014, U.S. Army Major General Harold Greene was shot and killed in an attack claimed by the Taliban. At a second checkpoint, the driver detonated explosives.

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  • Mark Emmert Says 2010 MSU Sexual Assault Allegations Were 'Widely Reported'
Mark Emmert Says 2010 MSU Sexual Assault Allegations Were 'Widely Reported'

Redmond told The Athletic that Emmert invited her to Indianapolis where she pushed for initiatives, possible sanctions and other ways for the NCAA to assert itself against sexual violence. On Friday, Outside the Lines' Paula Lavigne and Nicole Noren published an investigation that revealed "a pattern of widespread denial, inaction and infor...

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  • First lady's rep blasts 'false' reports about Melania Trump
First lady's rep blasts 'false' reports about Melania Trump

Yet it is also through our shared humanity that we come together now in commemoration, strength, and love. "My heart is with you, and we remember". This Saturday marks the International Day of Holocaust Remembrance. Despite the rebuttals, recent headlines have inevitably made for a hard period for the first lady. But still, Trump got out and di...

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  • Maryland Falls To No. 6 Michigan St., 74-68
Maryland Falls To No. 6 Michigan St., 74-68

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, a Michigan State University alumni, commented on the recent reports regarding the Larry Nassar and MSU scandal. Walton returned to Michigan State after his playing career ended in 2009. I did it then. Walton was a student-assistant on Izzo's staff in 2010, the year after he helped Michigan State rea...

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  • White House aide: Trump wants memo released for 'transparency'
White House aide: Trump wants memo released for 'transparency'

Right now there is not an issue. "So why create one when there isn't a place for it?" That's in the wake of news reports that he sought to fire the special counsel. "I see no evidence that Mr. Trump wants to fire Mr. Mueller now", Graham said. Democrats have claimed that the GOP's focus on the memo is part of a larger Republican effort to discr...

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  • Govt targeting to provide house to every poor: Prez
Govt targeting to provide house to every poor: Prez

Facing flak from the Opposition on issues such as job creation and the plight of traders, the government is planning to push for several key bills including banning instant triple talaq , and granting constitutional status to the Commission on Other Backward Castes during the Parliament session.

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  • IPC suspends Russian Federation from Paralympic Games
IPC suspends Russian Federation from Paralympic Games

Immediately after the revelations that Russian Paralympians had used anabolic steroids to gain an edge over their competitors in Sochi, the Paralympic Committee banned Russia in August 2016, weeks ahead of the Rio Games. Chelsey Gotell, the Chairperson of the IPC Athletes' Council, was less diplomatic in her comments about Russia, though she applau...

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  • Grammy victor Chris Stapleton announces July 19 show at Spokane Arena
Grammy victor Chris Stapleton announces July 19 show at Spokane Arena

For more information, visit www.stapletonfanclub.com . During the awards broadcast, Stapleton joined Emmylou Harris to perform "Wildflowers" as a tribute to Tom Petty . The music video - which was filmed in a single shot at L.A.'s historic Bradbury Building - has been viewed over 7 million times since it was released.

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  • Andrew McCabe resigns as Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director
Andrew McCabe resigns as Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director

McCabe already planned to leave in March, when he was eligible for full retirement benefits. Monday's presser comes just a few days after New York Times reported Trump tried to fire Mueller last June, backing down when White House counsel Don McGahn declined to do the deed and threatened to quit.

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  • Winter Weather Advisory issued in parts of northern West Virginia
Winter Weather Advisory issued in parts of northern West Virginia

Snow is expected to accumulate mostly in grassy areas, and not as much on roads, he added. This amount of accumulation is below the National Weather Service's criteria for a winter-weather advisory, but drivers should be prepared for the possibility of a snowy commute.

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  • David Davis seeks to reassure Eurosceptics on post-Brexit
David Davis seeks to reassure Eurosceptics on post-Brexit

Giving evidence to the Commons Exiting the EU Committee, Mr Davis said it would be a mistake to allow negotiations to carry on into the proposed transition period following Brexit. "They voted for hope and opportunity and politicians must now deliver it". Speculation of her being toppled from within has resurfaced in recent weeks, with bookmakers n...

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  • South Korea's Moon drops in polls amid Olympic cooperation with North
South Korea's Moon drops in polls amid Olympic cooperation with North

South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said on Thursday that talks were the only viable option for resolving the crisis over North Korea's nuclear programme. The announcement came after a meeting of North Korea's nominal political parties and other organizations in Pyongyang. Kim's strategy? Maybe to play peacemaker at a time when the...

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