Thursday July 20-th, 2017

Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives USA farmers a case of jitters Prospect of NAFTA rewrite gives USA farmers a case of jitters

Videgaray's comments come a day after President Donald Trump prompted a 90-day countdown to negotiations regarding the trade agreement. Lee said Canada and Mexico are significant markets for United States food and fiber exports. "The objections to ...

Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo fails to inagurate ministers Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo fails to inagurate ministers

The Minister said when was asked a question relating to the signing of the 2017 Budget, his response was: "When it is transmitted to the Presidency, the issue will be addressed". He was responding to a question on whether the budget will be signed by...

India slaps 18% tax on solar cells and modules India slaps 18% tax on solar cells and modules

All the cereals like rice, wheat and pulses will get cheaper, he said. Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Goods and Services Tax Bill-2017 was passed in the special session of the state assembly on Friday. There would be no tax on room tariff of less than R...

Texas pair accused of stealing hearse with body inside Texas pair accused of stealing hearse with body inside

Police say the investigation is ongoing and the hearse remains missing. The couple has not yet been charged, but could face charges of tampering with the corpse. KBTX reported that the hearse was stolen from a convenience store parking lot where t...

S'pore useful to Silk Road plan

These events, which were planned earlier, are now being held in the backdrop of differences between the two countries over Dollars 50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) which is part of the China s mega Belt and Road initiative.

Railways swanky new Tejas Express damaged even before completing its first journey Railways swanky new Tejas Express damaged even before completing its first journey

Indian Railways' new train Tejas which is yet to be flagged off from Mumbai for Goa on May 22 by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has found itself damaged already. Fares of Tejas Express train, to be flagged off on May 22, will be 20% more than that of...

Rishikesh-Badrinath highway which was shut due to landslide is now open Rishikesh-Badrinath highway which was shut due to landslide is now open

However, on Saturday morning, more than 2,800 people crossed the slide zone using an alternative pedestrian route, which is around 2-km from the affected area. "All the pilgrims from the state are safe..." "Preparation for their return journey are do...

Trudeau congratulates France's president-elect Macron on decisive win

Macron's camp has not embraced Valls, however. Party spokesman Benjamin Griveaux said Valls had not applied to the party's selection committee and had 24 hours left to do so. However, the election did mark the largest number of votes her party ha...

Geelani under NIA scanner for allegedly receiving Lashkar funds Geelani under NIA scanner for allegedly receiving Lashkar funds

Following the sting operation, the probe agency also identified the hotel in Srinagar in which the sting operation took place and it was completing formalities of identification of the room and collection of records. After the video went on air, Naee...

Former FBI director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee Former FBI director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

That's now expected to happen. Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamGOP senator wouldn't be "surprised" if Comey forced to cancel testimony Graham "surprised" Comey will testify publicly Lawmakers vow to move ahead with Russian Federation probes MORE...

Labour Has (Eventually) Ruled Out A Second Referendum On Brexit Labour Has (Eventually) Ruled Out A Second Referendum On Brexit

Nigel Farage, founder and former leader of UKIP, the party that campaigned for Britain to leave the European Union, said in a media interview he may stand in the general election. "That's why we will prove the establishment experts wrong and change t...

Tillerson Says He'll Talk to Iran's Zarif 'at the Right Time'

The deal was billed as demonstrating America's commitment to bolstering the kingdom's "ability to contribute to counter-terrorism operations across the region, reducing the burden on the USA military to conduct those operations", according to a U.S.

IN leading the Midwest with lowest employment rate

The number of unemployed people dropped 2,126 in April to 101,513, and the state's labor force increased by 1,852 to a total of 2,334,673. Not adjusted for seasonal swings, the unemployment rate in San Diego County was 3.7 percent in December 2006,...

Iran's Rouhani promises not to allow return of Western sanctions

The Western partners in the JCPOA, the so-called "Five plus one" (the United States , Russia , Britain, Germany, France and the European Union) have been slow to remove the sanctions, mainly because of foot-dragging in Washington - although the USA ...

New death in Venezuela puts toll at level of 2014 unrest

Opposition leaders deny that and say heavy-handed officers and armed, pro-government militias known as "colectivos" are responsible. Almost two months of street protests throughout Venezuela have left at least 46 people dead. In February , the ta...

Japan's Cabinet approves Bill that paves way for Emperor Akihito's abdication Japan's Cabinet approves Bill that paves way for Emperor Akihito's abdication

The first emperor never to have been considered divine, Akihito as a child experienced Japan's rise to militarism and its defeat in World War Two, which was waged in his father's name. While other monarchs - including Dutch Queen Beatrix - have abdic...

Justice finally served to Kulbhushan Jadhav: BJP on ICJ's verdict

Pakistan claims its security forces arrested Jadhav from its restive Balochistan province on March 3 a year ago after he reportedly entered from Iran. Reading the court's decision, presiding judge Ronny Abraham said, 'the Government of Pakistan shall...

Police in Australia Probe Case of African Girl Held as 'Sex Slave' Police in Australia Probe Case of African Girl Held as 'Sex Slave'

The girl, referred to in U.S. court documents as " Jane Doe ", was reported missing on April 11 and a search of flight records revealed she had left the country, the Australian Federal Police said. "Any offer doesn't give the court much confidence", ...

Running Windows? How to protect against the big ransomware attack

But computers and networks that hadn't updated their systems were still at risk. Since it was first uncovered on Friday afternoon, the WannaCry ransomware attack, which has affected England's National Health Service and prompted companies lik...

Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russia Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

The White House acknowledged Trump made the decision essentially on the spot. He added Trump did not have a "conversation that was inappropriate or resulted in any kind of lapse in national security", and the real threat was leakers "releasing inform...

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