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No Meeting Between Lavrov, Tillerson Took Place in Ethiopia

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Lavrov, who is on a tour of Africa, is the first high-profile Russian official to visit Zimbabwe since veteran ruler Robert Mugabe's resignation in November previous year. At the meeting, official sources added, a series of agreements in agriculture, industry and commerce were also agreed. In 2014, Russian Federation and Zimbabwe signed a $ 3 billion dollar deal for platinum mining. Read More »

Trump Kim talks: The tricky task of preparing for the summit

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The White House demonstrated its own capacity to complicate the situation on Friday. The agreements, which follow a flurry of cooperative steps taken by the Koreas during last month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics , have brightened prospects for a dialogue between North Korea and the United States over the North Korea's nuclear programme. Read More »

Delhi CM seeks PM, RaGa audience to stop sealing

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These are not corrupt people. No sealing can be carried out in Delhi as per existing law, Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken said on Saturday, while citing amendments in the Master Plan. He also urged for the shops that have already been shut to be reopened. Meeting the traders in Amar Colony against whom police had yesterday allegedly used force while they were protesting against sealing, he demanded that the Centre bring an ordinance to stop the drive. Read More »

Does Trump start trade war with EU?

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The EU insists that it is committed to open, global trade. Instead, they said, Trump is bolstering domestic industries in violation of worldwide trade rules. The officials said all European Union countries, including Britain which is leaving the European Union, were behind the Commission, which handles trade issues for the 28 governments. Read More »

EPS for Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IONS) Expected At $

Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. now owns 68,969 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $1,878,000 after acquiring an additional 51,672 shares during the last quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.64 EPS. research analysts expect that Agree Realty will post 2.91 earnings per share for the current year. Read More »

Bannon endorses goals of French far-right party

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Donald Trump's ex-chief strategist, Steve Bannon , has turned his gaze to European politics. Addressing the FN congress earlier, Bannon was given a standing ovation, as he told party members history was on their side and would eventually lead them to victory. Read More »

Florida Lawmakers Pass Gun-School Safety Bill 3 Weeks After Massacre

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The sweeping changes come in the wake of the February 14 massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida , which left 17 dead and reignited the national debate over American gun laws. An NRA lobbyist has called the bill "a display of bullying and coercion" that violates the Second Amendment and punishes law-abiding citizens. Others knew people killed or injured in Parkland, Florida and fear a mass shooting could occur at their schools. Read More »

Congress backs BSPs candidate for Rajya Sabha nomination

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The BSP has 19 members in the Vidhan Sabha while the Congress has seven. The BJP can get three candidates elected to the Rajya Sabha, given its strength of 122 MLAs in the 288-member House. (MR, Inputs: Agencies). Political experts say it is imperative for the opposition parties to come together to defeat the BJP. "And if their strategy works and achieves results in the upcoming elections, there is no reason why they won't persist with that in 2019", said political analyst Balveer Arora. Read More »

Trump vetoed Miss Universe contestants for being 'too ethnic' or 'too dark-skinned'

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They also considered organizing a special performance, just for Trump, involving a dominatrix or a "little-person transvestite", who would urge Trump into perverse acts. "Do you think Putin will be going to The Miss universe Pageant in November in Moscow", Trump tweeted on June 18, 2013. He was really in charge. Another staffer claimed that Trump once rejected a woman who 'snubbed his advances'. Read More »

One officer killed, another wounded during California SWAT situation

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There have been no other injuries or deaths since the two police officers were struck by the suspect's gunfire just after 9 Friday night, Deputy Trina Schrader of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department told CNN. The apartment complex was evacuated except for the suspect and the scene is secure, Bergner said. Bergner says the man had led police on a pursuit Friday night before he crashed the vehicle and fled on foot. Read More »

ICG chopper crash lands in Maharashtra's Raigad, woman pilot injured

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The helicopter was on a routine patrol sortie. Initial investigations have revealed that the chopper experienced technical difficulties 25 minutes after it took off from Mumbai . "Indian Navy rushed to the accident spot and rescued all the four crew members". ICG officials said that Deputy Commandant Singh not only managed to save the helicopter from total damage but also avoided landing in crowded areas and the sea. Read More »

Turkish court orders opposition journalists be released for duration of trial

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The editor-in-chief of the opposition Cumhuriyet newspaper, Murat Sabuncu , and investigative reporter, Ahmet Sik , were both let out of jail, sparking jubilation among their supporters. I believe that I will be acquitted in the end, you should believe it too. Sabuncu added: "Turkey's problems are not resolved just because we are set free". Read More »

PM Modi Holds Bilateral Meets Ahead Of Solar Alliance Summit

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The International Energy Agency (IEA) also signed a Joint partnership Declaration with the ISA. In 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a speech at London's Wembley Stadium proposed the idea of an inter-governmental organisation comprising of 121 countries, which lie either completely or partly between the two Tropics, with an aim to promote solar energy. Read More »

Putin on Russian Meddling: 'I Couldn't Care Less'

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Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting during his visit in Samara, Russia, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Russian interference continues to loom over the US, with CIA Director Mike Pompeo and two other intelligence officials warning, "The 2018 USA midterm elections are a potential target for Russian influence operations". Read More »

Trump Threatens to Impose Reciprocal Tax on India, China

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Recalling Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Xiamen a year ago, Kumar said the two leaders had agreed that the "sound development of relations between India and China were a factor of stability amid today's global uncertainties, and that the two countries should not allow their differences to become disputes". Read More »

President Trump to meet with aluminum, steel execs

Trump last week indicated that he would impose 25 per cent tariff on imported steel and 10 per cent on imported aluminum. "Trade wars are not won, they are only lost". Others have said Congress needs to claw back some of the constitutional authority on trade that they have willingly handed over to the executive branch over the years. Read More »

States discuss shape of Cauvery Management Board

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The fight here is mostly between the Congress and the JD (S). The Court's order followed an appeal filed by the river basin states, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, after the Tribunal delivered its final order in February 2007. What should be its structure, functions, roles and responsibilities? Members of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Friday staged a protest in front of Parliament in connection with the formation of Cauvery Management Board (CMB) on Friday. Read More »

Miami nightclub shut down after woman rides horse on dance floor

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Police are investigating a video that surfaced of a woman riding a horse inside of a Miami Beach nightclub. The animal is surrounded by clubgoers and suddenly drops to the ground and then bucks, throwing the woman off. "It is inhumane and the definition of animal cruelty ". She noted that the distressed horse would have likely been put down - through no fault of its own - if it had kicked someone and injured them. Read More »

Who will be Senate Chairman? Consultations to secure votes continue

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While addressing a Press Conference in Islamabad, Imran Khan announced to support the candidate from Baluchistan for the Senate Chairman and the Deputy Chairman from Federally Administrated Tribal Areas (FATA). The PPP-PTI alliance in Senate could result in a win for both the parties for the time-being but it could be harmful for Imran-led party in the general election, particularly in Punjab. Read More »

NRA files lawsuit over Florida gun control law

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Scott has repeatedly said he doesn't support arming teachers and pushed lawmakers to adopt his proposal, which called for at least one law enforcement officer in every school and one for every thousand students who attend a school. Scott also said he did not agree with a proposal, supported by numerous survivors, to ban certain types of semi-automatic rifles, like the AR-15. It also revived a contentious national debate on gun control. Read More »

Left Front flays Congress for 'unilaterally announcing' RS candidate in Bengal

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Singhvi also thanked all the senior Congress leaders in the state, including West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee (WBPCC) president Adhir Chowdhury, and hoped that they would keep on supporting him. This also signals a fresh political alignment, as the Congress and Left Front were in talks on fielding a joint non-political candidate for Rajya Sabha seat. Read More »

Contrary to Trump's opinion, 'usually, all sides lose in a trade war'

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The Canadian Cattlemen's Assn. The lobbying found a mostly receptive audience: the US military strongly resisted tariffs against allies and 107 congressional Republicans released a letter this week to express alarm over the move. California's family farms and hard-working agriculture workers will bear the brunt of new tariffs that would be implemented in the absence of NAFTA. Read More »

Trump pardons Navy sailor from Vt. who shot illegal sub photos

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Saucier for his service to the country". Saucier left his phone behind at a garbage dump in Hampton, Connecticut, where a supervisor powered on the device, saw the submarine photos and showed them to a friend who had retired from the Navy, according to a 2015 report in Navy Times. Read More »

Red sea of farmers marching against Maharashtra govt reaches Bhiwandi

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They are headed for Mumbai city. The protest rally consisting of almost 30,000 farmers who have been congregating in Thane, Maharashtra, since Friday evening, plan to march to Mumbai on Monday to demand complete waiver of loans and electricity bills by the state government, according to media reports. Read More »

DII Indoor National Championships Open Friday in Pittsburg

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Not just in track, but in the classroom, too. Sabin entered this season's NCAA Championship ranked 15th in the nation with a previous season-best mark of 16.96m (55-07.75), surpassing her seed by 10 places with her fifth-place showing. More importantly, she is a great person. She's done it because she's a hard worker, she's consistent and she can vault under pressure. "I brought my PlayStation up here thankfully so I can keep my mind off of the meet and relax by playing video games so I don't ... Read More »

£410 million from DUP Deal to come to Northern Ireland

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The component of domestic and business rates set by central government will increase by 4.5 per cent and 1.5 per cent respectively, adding around £22 a year to the average household rates bill. Despite those additional funds, Sinn Féin criticised the proposals, claiming that they provided inadequate resources for public services. While the SDLP recognises the need for a budget to be set to keep public services afloat - a budget for local people and local services should be set in Stormont not ... Read More »

Cartoons: Will Trump's tariffs launch a trade war?

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As he has indicated previously, Trump said he would levy tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum. US President Donald Trump has formally approved tariffs on imported steel and aluminium . "Increased costs will make our industry less competitive and harm American workers, consumers, and our economy ". Trump also promised a "reciprocal tax programme at some point" to match other nations' charges on imports. Read More »

Son of TTP chief killed in drone attack in Afghanistan

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The Taliban claimed the responsibility of the attack. Data released by the United States in January showed that the Taliban's hold on Afghanistan is increasing. Neither Daesh nor the Taliban have claimed responsibility for the incident. The top United Nations envoy for Afghanistan on Thursday urged the Taliban to engage in peace talks with the government since the latter has offered talks without preconditions. Read More »