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China sets 2018 growth target at 'around 6.5 percent'

China sets 2018 growth target at 'around 6.5 percent' US President Donald Trump has proposed a military budget that is the largest since 2011 and focused on beefing up the country's nuclear defenses and countering the growing strength of China and Russian Federation. "As to the global order, we have no intention of overthrowing everything for starting over again", Zhang said. China's economy outperformed last year's target and registered actual gro... [Full Article...]

South Korea to start talks with North

South Korea to start talks with North Suh is a veteran in dealings with the North. They will meet with North Korean officials and attend a dinner. North Korea greatly accelerated its testing of ballistic missiles previous year and now claims it can deliver a nuclear weapon anywhere in the United States. [Full Article...]

Another coastal storm could bring snow, rain, more misery this week

Another coastal storm could bring snow, rain, more misery this week A quick changeover from mixed precipitation to snow is expected Monday afternoon as temperatures fall to near the freezing mark. There's a 90 percent chance for precipitation Monday and Monday night, 60 percent Tuesday , and 30 percent Tuesday night, with rain and snow becoming all snow after 4 p.m. [Full Article...]

United States aircraft carrier docks in Vietnam on start of landmark visit

United States aircraft carrier docks in Vietnam on start of landmark visit The visit comes as China gets closer to a deal with the Philippines to jointly explore for oil and gas in contested parts of the South China Sea, a move that would leave Vietnam more isolated in pushing back. "It's a USA push.to demonstrate a massive naval presence in the South China Sea area to China, that the United States is staying engaged", Vietnam expert Carl Thayer told AFP ahead of the t... [Full Article...]

Labour's Corbyn says Britain should be in EU customs union after Brexit

Labour's Corbyn says Britain should be in EU customs union after Brexit The minister, an ardent Brexiteer, said the pattern of global trade is changing dramatically, with 57 per cent of exports of goods and services going to non-EU countries in recent years, compared with 44 per cent in 2005. If we want to invest in our schools and hospitals, as voters kept asking about at the election, we need to stay in the Single Market as well. "Labour would not countenance a ... [Full Article...]

United States of America thrash Argentina to take Las Vegas Sevens crown

United States of America thrash Argentina to take Las Vegas Sevens crown In the bronze medal match, Fiji beat South Africa 26-22, while New Zealand beat Australia 17-12 to claim fifth place. Series leaders South Africa will meet Argentina in the Cup semi-finals while Fiji will face the United States. Baker scored two tries as the United States of America scored 19 unanswered points in the second half to beat the fancied Fijians. Baker now has scored 24 trie... [Full Article...]

UK's 'soft' Irish Border plan may be rejected by EU, Coveney warns

Stephen Martin, head of the Institute of Directors, said " business leaders will welcome the prime minister's honest admission that negotiating the future U.K. However, today Theresa May said she would be pushing for an agreement that goes beyond data adequacy and implied there would be a future role for the Information Commissioner's Office at the table of the EU's data decisions. [Full Article...]

Labour supports a customs union with EU, shadow Brexit secretary says

Labour supports a customs union with EU, shadow Brexit secretary says The EU imposes tariffs on goods from outside the bloc. But a group of Conservative rebel MPs disagree and have tabled an amendment to a draft bill going through parliament calling for a new customs union . The Government has come up with some ideas to solve this, including customs exemptions for smaller traders, a "trusted trader" scheme for larger businesses and "technology-based solutions". [Full Article...]

China and United States agree to hold dialogue in Beijing

China and United States agree to hold dialogue in Beijing Changing the Chinese constitution is much easier, requiring approval from two-thirds of the National People's Congress, which has historically voiced little opposition to the leadership's proposals. File image of China president Xi Jinping. He followed up: "And look, he was able to do that". China's foreign minister tore into the new steel and aluminium tariffs announced by US President ... [Full Article...]

Execute drug dealers to solve opioid crisis

Execute drug dealers to solve opioid crisis A brief look inside the Trump Administration's evolving plans. On Tuesday, Sessions announced that the federal government would seek reimbursement from major drug companies and distributors to recoup costs from the opioid epidemic . "We're trying to take more aggressive steps upfront", Mr. Gottlieb told the chamber. Trump's comments alarmed some who work in public health . [Full Article...]

Lok Sabha adjourns amid protests over PNB scam

Lok Sabha adjourns amid protests over PNB scam Leader of Opposition Ghulam Nabi Azad said, "We are ready for the discussion and so should be the other party". Even outside the Parliament, the anti-government protest continued. Amid vociferous opposition protest, Mahajan said she accepted the resignation letter of Neiphiu Rio from the Lok Sabha following the Nagaland Assembly election results with effect from February 22. [Full Article...]

China to increase 2018 defence budget by 8.1%

China to increase 2018 defence budget by 8.1% Li also promised to improve oversight of scandal-plagued Chinese financial industries and to control surging corporate debt that prompted rating agencies to cut Beijing's credit rating past year. Li's report also promised to push ahead with an overhaul of state industry including the restructuring or bankruptcy of "zombie enterprises", or money-losing companies that are kept afloat by loans from g... [Full Article...]

Nagaland Election 2018: BJP wins 11 seats, holds key to form Govt.

Nagaland Election 2018: BJP wins 11 seats, holds key to form Govt. The battle could be now confined between Mr Rio and NPF's Chief Ministerial face T R Zeliang as numbersdid not seem to favour either. The BJP in alliance with Rio-led NDPP will look to oust NPF which has been in power since 2003. "People are fed up of the corrupt Congress government and are looking for a change". Meanwhile, as per the latest trends released by Election Commission of India ... [Full Article...]

US Embassy in Ankara, Turkey Closed Due to Threat

US Embassy in Ankara, Turkey Closed Due to Threat The U.S. embassy will announce its reopening once it resumes services, the statement added. The embassy, however, did not specify what security threat had prompted the closure decision. Turkish officials blamed the attack on domestic leftists. Ankara in January launched an operation against the YPG in the Syrian border region of Afrin, but the U.S. [Full Article...]

Cardinal Pell returns to court to fight sexual offence charges

Cardinal Pell returns to court to fight sexual offence charges He is a former archbishop of Sydney and Melbourne. The goal of a committal hearing is for a magistrate to hear the evidence against the accused and decide whether it is sufficient to commit them to stand trial. His committal hearing before Magistrate Belinda Wallington is scheduled to take up to a month, with testimony of alleged victims likely to be suppressed from publication. [Full Article...]

Trump wants daughter, son-in-Law to leave White House

Trump wants daughter, son-in-Law to leave White House The White House has pushed back on the characterization of an administration in chaos, with press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders citing successes since president took office despite numerous resignations and palace intrigue stories becoming an nearly daily theme in the press. [Full Article...]

N garners bigger public support on rising injustice: Nawaz Sharif

N garners bigger public support on rising injustice: Nawaz Sharif But all such apprehensions and predictions proved false, and despite his disqualification as the prime minister and later his ouster from the party's office of president by the Supreme Court verdict, Nawaz Sharif has successfully kept the party united and managed to win slightly more seats in the Senate than their stipulated strength in the assemblies due to better management and cooperation w... [Full Article...]

China: Trump's tariffs to have 'huge impact' on global trade

China: Trump's tariffs to have 'huge impact' on global trade China's Ministry of Commerce said in early February it was investigating whether to limit imports of USA sorghum, a cereal grain used to feed livestock, in response to previous tariffs from the White House on solar panels and washing machines - also a move that targeted countries other than China. [Full Article...]

Merkel gains support for fourth term

Merkel gains support for fourth term Angela Merkel has secured her fourth term as Germany's Chancellor, ending almost six months of uncertainty since the last election. The leadership of the SPD had initially ruled out joining Merkel in government in the wake of historically disappointing results at federal elections in September previous year. [Full Article...]

Mueller probing if Jared Kushner's business talks affected United States policy

Mueller probing if Jared Kushner's business talks affected United States policy A spokesperson for Kushner attorney Abbe Lowell said the report was the "mischief" of unnamed sources conducting a "misinformation campaign" to mislead the news media. He said that it is a somewhat "normal situation" if a president must fire a staff member, but that termination becomes "a lot more hard if you're sitting at Thanksgiving dinner with that person". [Full Article...]


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