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China to tighten banking and insurance control


On Sunday, China removed presidential term limits from its constitution, giving Xi the right to remain in office indefinitely, and confirming his status as the country's most powerful leader since Mao Zedong died more than 40 years ago. In total China will have 26 ministries and commissions when the changes are formally approved. Wang said the reform, focusing on institutional restructuring in key areas, will strengthen the government's functions on economic management, market supervision, ... Read More »

Who is Nikolai Glushkov? Putin enemy found dead in London TODAY


Police in south-west London on Tuesday at the home of Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov, who was found dead at the address. Police were quick to suggest there is now no evidence to link the death to events in Salisbury, where the former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were poisoned with a weapons-grade nerve agent that was only ever produced in Russian Federation. Read More »

'Iran, Iran, Iran': In Fox interview, Netanyahu identifies greatest threat to Israel


Trump stressed he wanted that "significant changes" were made to the Iran deal itself, and not simply a supplemental agreement between the United States and the European countries, according to the website. Israeli officials said that they believe Trump is serious in his threat to withdraw from the deal by mid- May unless these three European governments - the "E3" - demonstrate their willingness to renegotiate on these points. Read More »

Driver was killed when bus crashed into ravine


An official with the bus charter company, First Class Tours of Houston, said the company was working on a statement. A family member tells KHOU 11 the high schoolers were from Channelview, Texas and on their way back home after a trip to Disney , but Channelview Independent School District has not yet confirmed this information. Read More »

White House aide John McEntee fired, under investigation


On Tuesday, President Donald Trump fired longtime personal aide John McEntee, who had been with Trump since the early stages of his 2016 campaign. He indicated to his colleagues it may have been about his background check. President Donald Trump with supporters at a rally. Trump's campaign hired him soon after he was sacked from his White House job. Axios's Jonathan Swan touched on how devastating this will be for morale inside the White House. Read More »

UN Finds Facebook Partly to Blame for Fueling Myanmar Genocide


Lee, who was banned from Myanmar a year ago after it claimed a previous report by her was biased and unfair, said she had seen evidence that Myanmar's military was continuing to target the Rohingya , razing their villages. United Nations special rapporteur for human rights Yanghee Lee also submitted a report to the Human Rights Council this week, warning that violence against the Rohingya bore "the hallmarks of genocide," and expressing concerns over "high levels of hate speech and ... Read More »

Was Rex Tillerson Really Blindsided by Trump Firing?


Pompeo has "tremendous energy, tremendous intellect", Trump told reporters at the White House Tuesday shortly after tweeting that he was firing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and giving the job of top diplomat to the former Republican congressman from Kansas. Read More »

SBI slashes monthly balance charges by 75 per cent


GST charges will be applicable same over and above the rates specified above. As The Wire has reported , during April-November 2017, SBI collected Rs 1,771 crore in penal charges from its customers, which was more than its net profit of Rs 1,581.55 crore for the same period. Read More »

Trump fires Tillerson, names first woman head of CIA


Pompeo, confirmed as Central Intelligence Agency director in January 2017, had served in the House as the representative from Kansas' 4th District from 2011 to 2017. Trump announced the removal of Tillerson on social media Tuesday morning. He was approved by the full Senate on a 56-43 vote mostly along party lines on February 1. Read More »

Suspicious package probed at United Kingdom parliament


Police were called to the estate where MPs and their staff have their offices on Tuesday at 9.49am. A man has been taken to hospital as a precaution'. Several ambulances from the Incident Response Unit are on the scene. We can not provide any more details at this stage. Two were sent to Portcullis House and Norman Shaw Buildings on Monday, both of which were later deemed non-harmful. Read More »

Seed in NCAA Tournament; Will Play Missouri First Round


The 20 wins were two more than the Tigers had in 2016 and 2017 combined. It's Mizzou's first NCAA tournament in five years. Eight Southeastern conference teams made the NCAA tournament field. "(Barnett) will be out and it'll be the next man (in) and we keep moving", Martin said of Barnett's absence for the Florida State game. Martin confirmed Barnett is serving a suspension after his arrest early Saturday morning for driving while intoxicated in Columbia. Read More »

Manila slams United Nations rights chief


Malacañang yesterday said that special rapporteurs are still welcome to come and investigate the Philippines as long as they will be neutral. Cayetano said the Philippines was bothered by "the manner in which a ranking United Nations human rights official can overstep his mandate". Read More »

Japan, S Korea to maintain pressure on North, China urges patience


Press secretary Sarah Sanders was asked about North Korea during the daily White House briefing just a few days after it was revealed Trump agreed to meet with Kim face-to-face. " Kim Jong Un is also a very young leader, so many in their twenties are highly critical of him and see him as a overprivileged leader", Lee said. Read More »

Palestinian PM safe in Gaza after explosion near convoy


He said in the address that three cars were damaged. Hamdallah was not injured in the explosion, which occurred shortly after his convoy entered for a rare visit to the territory, a security source in the convoy said. There was no claim of responsibility, but the official Wafa news agency said the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority held Gaza's Hamas rulers accountable. Read More »

Jeff Flake: Trump Needs To Be Challenged In GOP Primary

House. "I understand that it's a challenge on the campaign trail, certainly", Flake said on Monday. "But that's not to say it will stay that way", Flake said. "We need to aggressively negotiate both bilateral and multilateral trade deals, because we're going to be left behind". President Trump, meanwhile, appeared in Pennsylvania Saturday evening to campaign for for GOP congressional candidate Rick Saccone. Read More »

Are Trump's tariffs legal?


Canada and Mexico were already granted exemptions, although Trump has hinted that he will cancel them if NAFTA renegotiation talks don't make progress soon. Trump said on Twitter he looks forward to the meeting, tweeting, "We have to protect & build our Steel and Aluminum Industries while at the same time showing great flexibility and cooperation toward those that are real friends and treat us fairly on both trade and the military". Read More »

Slovak PM's ally resigns amid political crisis


Most-Hid party Chairman Bela Bugar said Monday that if the two coalition partners don't agree to negotiate the early vote, Most-Hid would be ready to walk. In statements, Kalinak made clear that he wanted to "preserve the stability in Slovakia". The organizers of the protests said the interior minister stepping down "must be only a beginning". Read More »

Trump, Kim have reasons to be civil


Is the president putting himself at significant risk worth it to possibly denuclearize North Korea? "Places like Switzerland, Sweden or Jeju Island have been gaining a lot of attention, but we also view the JSA as a serious option", an official with South Korea's presidential Blue House said on Sunday. Read More »

Crude Oil Lower Ahead Of Inflation

perth_map gathers that Brent sweet crude was at 65.70 dollars per barrel, up 21 cents, or 0.3 per cent, from their previous close. This disagreement could see the cartel start unwinding the cuts as early as June, when it will meet with its partners to discuss progress and next steps. Read More »

President Trump set to meet Kim Jong-un with no pre-conditions


So why talks now? "We have, in our hands, the precious opportunity to achieve denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, bring permanent peace, and open the pathway to co-prosperity of South and North Korea.,". But he says the USA does expect to hear directly from Pyongyang . Suggestions include the truce village of Panmunjom in the demilitarized zone that divides the two Koreas or a ship in global waters. Read More »

Critics of peace deal dominate Colombia election

In the Senate, the right-wing dominated, with ex-president Uribe's Centro Democratico (Democratic Centre) gaining 16.59 percent of the vote and the right-leaning Cambio Radical ( Radical Change ) led by former Vice-President German Vargas gained 13.76 percent. Read More »

Hillary Clinton takes her 'deplorables' argument for another spin


Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said United States does not deserve Donald Trump as a leader. Clinton answered questions in front of a crowd in Mumbai on Saturday and was asked if voters deserve the government they elect. "He does have a pre-existing attitude of favorability toward these dictators, but I think it's more than that with Putin and Russian Federation", she said. Read More »

Seminoles return to NCAA tournament, will open against Missouri


The Seminoles earned a ninth seed in the West region on Selection Sunday and are slated to play the Missouri Tiger on Friday, March 16th. The victor of the Florida State vs. But they have size on their bench, and by size I mean two players over seven feet tall who average over 10 minutes a game. "We've managed to get to this point". Read More »

Drunk bride crashed vehicle en route to nuptials, cops say — WEDDING CRASHER


One person suffered minor injuries in the crash, and had to be transported to the hospital. The crash took place around 10:30am in Marana, Arizona, at the intersection of Orange Grove and Thornydale, about 30 miles from Tuscon. There is no word on if the wedding still happened. Chriswell Scott , a spokesman for the MPD, said Young was arrested in the field and released after submitting to a blood test. Read More »

Rajya Sabha fails to conduct business, adjourned for the day


TDP MPs continued to disrupt proceedings in both Houses of Parliament demanding justice to the State with regard to the implementation of provisions in the AP Reorganisation Act on Monday, which met after two-day break. Ramesh is now a member of the Upper House representing neighbouring Telangana since the state bifurcation. Naidu in his two tweets said: "We will work day and night to rebuild the state, I have the experience, people of this state are hard working, but BJP is failing to provide ... Read More »