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Barnier says open-ended Brexit transition 'not possible'

Barnier says open-ended Brexit transition 'not possible' In this context, we very much welcome reports that the Government's approach to negotiations will include reciprocal standards for goods and a commitment to keeping rules and regulations "substantially similar". By far the most contentious section of the text - which is a draft and likely to be significantly altered - concerns the transit of goods, services and people across the border between Eur... [Full Article...]

European Union aims to tax big tech companies

European Union aims to tax big tech companies During an interview , the minister clarified "the range will be from two to six percent; but closer to two than to six". When questioned about the relatively low figure of taxation, Bruno responded, "It's a starting point". The tax would be based on where a customer buys a product rather than where the company operates, as tech firms have set up headquarters in countries with extremely low tax ra... [Full Article...]

Oscars 2018: The best beauty looks

Oscars 2018: The best beauty looks The #MeToo and Time's Up movements taking a stand against sexual misconduct and calling for better treatment of women in Hollywood and beyond have been at the forefront of this awards season, from red-carpet fashion choices to celebrities' acceptance speeches. [Full Article...]

Nashville mayor to resign after pleading guilty to theft charge

Nashville mayor to resign after pleading guilty to theft charge Months ago, it was confirmed that Barry had an affair with former police bodyguard Sgt. Robert Forrest since the spring of 2016. Mayor Megan Barry says she won't resign as questions swirl over taxpayer-funded trips she took alone with her lover, including one to Greece; Steve Harrigan reports . [Full Article...]

South Korean provincial governor resigns over sexual assault claim

South Korean provincial governor resigns over sexual assault claim The alleged victim said she was raped by An in Switzerland and Russian Federation, among other places, while they were on business trips together. His ruling Democratic Party also made a decision to expel him from the party. In the Democratic Party's process to select its presidential candidate a year ago, Ahn was runner-up to Moon, who went on to win the election in May. [Full Article...]

Scotland flanker recalled after ban for alleged drug use

Scotland flanker recalled after ban for alleged drug use Although no confirmation was offered at the time, Edinburgh, Hardie's club, have never denied that his suspension was related to illegal drug use. Hardie played six seasons of Super Rugby for the Highlanders and had eight seasons with Southland before shifting to Scotland . [Full Article...]

Russian Ex-Spy In Critical Condition After Exposure To "Unknown Substance"

Russian Ex-Spy In Critical Condition After Exposure To Press Association secured the footage, which it says shows Skripal walking with his daughter, Yulia, who was also left fighting for her life after the incident on Sunday. The older man was identified by the BBC as Skripal, who has a listed address in Salisbury . An inquiry into Mr Litvinenko's death set up by the government concluded that his murder was "probably" approved by President Puti... [Full Article...]

'There Is No Chaos' in the White House

'There Is No Chaos' in the White House Trump recently poked fun at this statement at the Gridiron dinner saying Saturday "It's been really another calm week at the White House". In a morning tweet , Trump attacked the "fake news narrative" that describes his White House as chaotic and prone to resignations . [Full Article...]

India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I Tri-Series Live Cricket Score

The Indian Cricket team has assured that it is safe for the team and agreed to play the Tri-Series match. "The police were put on alert to ensure that the enforcement of the law proceeds without hindrance and the situation does not spiral into an inter-communal conflagration", Gunawardena said. [Full Article...]

South Koreans Meet North Korean Leader Kim for Talks About Talks

South Koreans Meet North Korean Leader Kim for Talks About Talks Kim Jong-un gave orders for "practical steps" regarding the letter from Moon that was delivered to him by the delegation, KCNA said , without elaborating. They are expected to visit the US soon. "The North expressed its willingness to hold a heartfelt dialogue with the US on the issues of denuclearization and normalizing relations with the United States". [Full Article...]

Watchdog: Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act

Watchdog: Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway violated Hatch Act Walter Shaub, the former director of the Office of Government Ethics, filed an ethics complaint with the OSC in November accusing Conway of violating the Hatch Act when she spoke about Democratic candidate Doug Jones , who was running against Republican Roy Moore . [Full Article...]

The method to Trump's seeming tariff madness

The method to Trump's seeming tariff madness If United States President Donald Trump was aiming at China with his lofty proposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminium, he is a bad marksman. Most trade blocs impose tariffs or other measures in specific instances, but not in the kind of general way signalled by Trump . Economic nationalists in the administration, including Mr. [Full Article...]

ACI World Announces the World's Top Airports for Customer Experience in 2017

ACI World Announces the World's Top Airports for Customer Experience in 2017 First-time winners this year are: Rome Fiumicino, Newcastle, Athens, Zagreb, Bandung, Indore, Ahmedabad, Casablanca, George, Toronto Pearson, San Jose, Cleveland, Los Cabos, Belo Horizonte and Medina. "Throughout the coming year, other significant investments including the replacement of terminal signage, the refurbishment of washrooms, and the installation of a new public announcement system will... [Full Article...]

And now it is investigating how it happened

And now it is investigating how it happened George on behalf of the Bar. However, right beneath the advertisement, there was a photo of a woman's bare chest. Matt Page, the communications director, told Salt Lake Tribune that the advertising email had been created "in-house" but it's unclear who attached the nude image and for what objective. [Full Article...]

PNB fraud: Nirav Modi's Firestar Diamond International moves Delhi HC against ED

PNB fraud: Nirav Modi's Firestar Diamond International moves Delhi HC against ED He also said that Chitalia would be produced before a court in Mumbai later in the day. It is alleged that Choksi and Modi got LoUs and FLCs of Rs 12,636 crore issued in favour of foreign branches of Indian banks based on fraudulent claims. [Full Article...]

GAME OVER: NFL Team WON'T HIRE Free-Agents Who KNEEL During Anthem

GAME OVER: NFL Team WON'T HIRE Free-Agents Who KNEEL During Anthem President Trump thrust the issue of protesting players into the national headlines previous year, urging a national boycott of the "disgraceful" league until NFL officials and owners cracked down on athletes who disrespect the flag. Or, as Solomon put it, "If the Texans are determined to field a team without players who are concerned about their community enough to occasionally be outspoken, or ... [Full Article...]

Firefighters and police officers save choking puppy

Firefighters and police officers save choking puppy The officers worked to save the puppy from choking. Several North Reading officers and firefighters came around the window and started performing back blows and chest compressions on the pup until the food finally came out. It is now being treated by a veterinarian after leaving the station with its owners. "Ultimately, a life was saved thanks to rescuers falling back on their training and rem... [Full Article...]

Shilanand Lakra Scores Maiden International Goal in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey

Shilanand Lakra Scores Maiden International Goal in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey With seconds before the close of second quarter, India could have equalise but drag-flicker Varun Kumar's shot rebounded off the right post. Tuesday's fixture will thus be extremely critical for the Sardar Singh led-team as they can not afford another loss if they wish to stay afloat in the tournament. [Full Article...]

Trump slips over 200 places in Forbes 2018 rich list

Trump slips over 200 places in Forbes 2018 rich list Falling fortunes or political headwinds, meanwhile, pushed 121 people out of the illustrious list, including all 10 Saudi Arabians, the magazine said. Mr Bezos has seen his fortune swell over 12 months in which Amazon's share value has almost doubled. USA investment superstar Warren Buffett , who is worth $84bn, is third. [Full Article...]

Trump's Tariffs Plan Could Lead to Deep Global Recession - WTO

Trump's Tariffs Plan Could Lead to Deep Global Recession - WTO US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has said he is "extremely worried" about the impact of a trade war, adding that it could undermine economic gains. Trump's vow to curb US imports of foreign steel has sparked opposition within his Republican Party and is based on a national-security argument that the European Union dismisses. [Full Article...]


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