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Trump is expected to sign it next week. But critics of Trump's approach have often complained that tariffs and trade wars only drive up costs for domestic consumers, a move that would make German cars more expensive for United States consumers.
  • Jinnah insisted on partition, declined offer to become India PM: Jitendra

    Jinnah insisted on partition, declined offer to become India PM: Jitendra

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    On Abdullah's remarks, MoS PMO, Jitendra Singh, said that he needs to re-read history and get his facts right. He said, "Jinnah was not going to divide the country". Abdullah, known for controversial remarks, had earlier come under fire for his "PoK belongs to Pakistan" comment. When this did not happen, it was then that Jinnah demanded for Pakistan.
  • Tripura BJP Supporters Bulldoze Communist Icon's Statue

    Tripura BJP Supporters Bulldoze Communist Icon's Statue

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    The CPM (M) has called it "communist phobia", while the BJP has said that the statue was bulldozed by the people "oppressed" by the Left. The CPI (M) has lost the state elections in Tripura after being in power for 25 years. BJP spokesperson Mrinal Kanti Deb said Union minister Jual Oram would also be present. After activists expressed dismay at the political targeting of Leftist icons, Tripura governor Tathagata Roy appeared to defend the move, saying all democratically elected ...
  • Populist surge leaves Italy in limbo

    Populist surge leaves Italy in limbo

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    Salvini added: "The team with whom you must talk and govern is the centre right". Brexit firebrand Nigel Farage congratulated the Five Star Movement , his allies in the European Parliament, "for topping the poll " as by far Italy's biggest single party.
  • Oklahoma is nation's 4th-worst state for women

    Oklahoma is nation's 4th-worst state for women

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    Women's health care and safety took into account quality of women's hospitals, female uninsured rate, depression and suicide rates among women, prevalence of rape victimization and baby-friendliness among others. MA also ranked in the top five for women's life expectancy at birth. The Bayou State was among the top five states for the highest percentage of women in poverty, according to the study.
  • EU aims to tax big tech companies

    EU aims to tax big tech companies

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    During an interview , the minister clarified "the range will be from two to six percent; but closer to two than to six". "(Food) is a strong development axis for Amazon since the launch of our Amazon Fresh offer in the U.S.in September 2016", Frederic Duval told the Journal du Dimanche, adding that the Whole Foods deal marked a new step in that ambition.
  • Mississauga man arrested in connection with sex assault of young girl

    Mississauga man arrested in connection with sex assault of young girl

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    Friday in the Streetsville area of Mississauga, Ont. Police said a suspect was arrested on Monday. Police have not released any details surrounding the circumstances of the shooting. Police say crews are evacuating buildings and residences in an area west of Toronto after a massive fire broke out at a construction site. "Our understanding is the victim and Joseph Chang did know each other".
  • Philippine evangelicals march in support of top judge

    Philippine evangelicals march in support of top judge

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    He also said that the consensus on the part of the justices, agreed to by Sereno, was part of the desire to show to the public that the Supreme Court is "functioning normally" and that there will be no problem with impeachment. "So that would be short of the 16 votes required for conviction", he said. But impeachment committee chairman Reynaldo Umali said that constitutional crisis will not happen.
  • U.S. pushes NAFTA talks pace, warns of political headwinds

    U.S. pushes NAFTA talks pace, warns of political headwinds

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    The chapter on so-called sanitary and phytosanitary measures, which addresses food standards as well as animal and plant hygiene, was agreed by the three sides late on Sunday, according to the source, who spoke on condition of anonymity. Canada must "treat our farmers much better" and that Mexico "must do much more on stopping drugs from pouring into the U.S.", Trump tweeted. Guajardo said there would be no concessions made in the NAFTA negotiations to placate Trump on steel and aluminum, ...
  • Objection to arrest of Greek soldiers rejected

    Objection to arrest of Greek soldiers rejected

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    Turkey also has been angered by recent Greek court decisions not to extradite eight Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece following a failed military coup attempt in Turkey in 2016. In a case that has heightened tensions between the two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members, the Greek soldiers , the first to be imprisoned in Turkey for almost 50 years, have been in custody in the western Turkish province of Edirne since Thursday after crossing the border.
  • China's increased defence outlay more about modernising military than 'India threat'

    China's increased defence outlay more about modernising military than 'India threat'

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    These figures are included in the budget of the PRC in 2018, the report on the work of the Chinese government. "A large part of the growth of the defense budget is to make up for the low military spending in the past and is mainly used to upgrade equipment and improve the welfare of servicemen and women and the living and training conditions of grass-roots troops", said Zhang Yesui, a spokesman for China's National People's Congress.
  • Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel takes on #MeToo, gives out snacks and prizes

    Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel takes on #MeToo, gives out snacks and prizes

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    Sure, there were some strong political moments, but nothing to bend too many people out of shape. Along the way, Kimmel also gave a nod to the Parkland students in Florida, poked fun at Donald Trump and Mike Pence, and, with the help of Helen Mirren , offered a free Jet Ski to the Oscar victor with the shortest speech.
  • Trump 'Not Backing Down' on Tariffs, But Softens on Trade War

    Trump 'Not Backing Down' on Tariffs, But Softens on Trade War

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    The NPC is expected to pass the military budget during the two-week session which will also see the removal of the two-term presidential limit, enabling President Xi to remain in office indefinitely. Xi also wants China to become a "strong power" on the world stage by 2050. The 8.1 per cent increase unveiled today is higher than last years budget allocation, when China upped military spending by 7 per cent over the previous year.
  • Economy, military and anti-corruption focus of Premier Li's work report

    Economy, military and anti-corruption focus of Premier Li's work report

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    China has the world's largest military by number of personnel, but Li said the country had "basically completed" the target of reducing the size of the armed forces by 300,000 troops. imports of steel and aluminum. After the ceremonial opening attended by President Xi Jinping and around 3,000 delegates, Premier Li outlined the government's achievements last year and targets set for this year.