The tariffs will specifically target imported steel and aluminum, exacting a toll not only on producers such as China and Canada but also American industries that rely on those materials, including food companies like Campbell's. Beyond his callousness about price increases that will have a tangible and negative impact on some Americans, Ross' comments don't account for the possibility of additional price increases caused the trade war that Trump's new tariffs are likely to spark.
At the same time, Netanyahu's wife, Sara, was escorted to the police's Lahav 433 Major Crimes Unit headquarters in Lod to provide testimony in the case. In return, police say Netanyahu operated on Milchan's behalf on USA visa matters, legislated a tax break and connected him with an Indian businessman.
Confusion over the new law led to mistakes in 200,000 ballots that had to reprinted overnight in Palermo, where some polling stations delayed opening amid protests from voters. "You feel as if you have gone there prepared, but it's not that clear", Sister Vincenza complained as she cast her ballot on Rome's Aventine hill before heading to Mass.
Met Éireann has warned of widespread snow showers across Laois, Offaly, Dublin, Kildare during the morning ahead of the arrival of Storm Emma which will see conditions deteriorate further. Meanwhile the National Emergency Coordination Group for severe weather has warned of possible flooding. Leinster was the first to feel the effects of the "Beast from the East" this morning, with many people waking up to a red alert and a blanket of snow.
Syrian regime forces gained more ground in Eastern Ghouta this weekend, as pro-Bashar al-Assad forces continue their brutal bombardment of the opposition enclave outside Damascus. The U.N. said it would deliver humanitarian aid to the Eastern Ghouta enclave on Monday. The convoy of some 40 trucks had been due to go to Douma in the regime-besieged enclave near Damascus, where some 400,000 people need food, medical and other supplies, the United Nations says.
The check post manned by army personnel was sacked upon after they signalled a vehicle to stop, a security official told news agency PTI . Later three more bodies were recovered from the vehicle. The police, however, lodged an FIR against an Army Major involved in the killings. The apex court order came in response to a petition filed by Major Aditya's father Lieutenant Colonel (R) Karamveer Singh, demanding that an FIR registered against his son be quashed.
Sisi stressed to Prince Mohammed: "The security of the Arab Gulf is an integral part of Egypt's security". Salman has encouraged strong economic cooperation with Egypt and Sisi's ambitious projects. Egypt's top court on Saturday dismissed all outstanding legal challenges to a deal transferring two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia , a day before a visit by its crown prince.
Ten Doeschate was due to play in South Africa's Global Twenty 20 competition at the end of previous year but when it was cancelled he went with the Dutch team to Dubai where they successfully won a place in the final qualifiers in Zimbabwe .
A teenager has been jailed today after being convicted of planning to drive a auto into a crowd of people in Cardiff in a Daesh-inspired terror attack. Both editions praised terrorists and encouraged others to commit terrorist acts. His mobile phone contained images of the truck attacks in Nice and Berlin.
The only reasonable assumption is that these missiles are meant for Israel. The photos show two new white hangars, each roughly 30 yards by 20 yards, used to store short- and medium-range missiles. Iran says its missile program is defensive, and that it is not related to Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers which led to the lifting of sanctions against the country.
Trump accepted an invitation to the 133rd anniversary dinner, his first given that he declined to attend previous year. The president also quipped about VP Mike Pence allegedly asking every morning whether Trump had been impeached yet - an apparent reference to the vice president being next in line for the presidency if Trump's most ardent critics succeed in ejecting him from office.
But it is surely the beginning of the end. Mrs Merkel, 63, welcomed the announcement by the Social Democratic Party (SPD) that two-thirds of its members had backed a repeat of the "grand coalition " that ruled Germany since 2013. "SPD members have always in mind what is happening to other social-democratic parties in Europe", like in France, where the Socialist Party now gets less than 10 percent.
Bannister, who achieved the feat by running 3:59.4 at Oxford's Iffley Road stadium in May 1954 - in what turned out to be his final year in athletics - died on Saturday surrounded by his family. "There's a gentle irony to it". Prime Minister Theresa May led the tributes to the former athlete. "Sir Roger Bannister was a great British sporting icon whose achievements were an inspiration to us all".
Earlier in February, Maurya expressed confidence that the BJP would sweep the March 11 bypolls to the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats."The lotus (BJP's poll symbol) will bloom in both the seats". The results of the bypolls may well set the tone for the 2019 general election. However, the SP's Sunil Singh Yadav told ANI that the Mayawati-led party does not contest byelections, thereby downplaying reports of any alliance.
A man standing alone amid a crowd of more than 100 people fatally shot himself along the north fence line of the White House midday Saturday, according to the Secret Service. A report of "shots fired" near North Lawn, per a U.S. Secret Service agent. Officers did not fire any shots when responding to the incident. CBS News security analyst Ron Hosko said: "You can get pretty darn close to the White House with a weapon".
On Friday President Donald Trump sent a scathing tweet out about comedian Alec Baldwin and his impression of the President on Saturday Night Live . He also lamented that the US was being surpassed by China, Japan and Wakanda - the fictional setting of the hit movie " Black Panther ". Trump, in his tweet, said Baldwin's performance was "agony for those who were forced to watch".
Sangma earlier said that they have spoken to like-minded parties and picture will be cleared on Sunday. Meanwhile a few UDP leaders like Paul Lygdoh said that they have agreed for forging an alliance with National People's Party . The UDP chief said that Mukul Sangma also met him and offered him the chief minister's post on a two-and-a-half years sharing basis between his party and the Congress.
Bhubaneswar: BJP President Amit Shah said his party's golden period will begin only after when it will form governments in Odisha, West Bengal, Karnataka, and Kerala. Sarma was in the Congress for almost two decades and a minister in the then Tarun Gogoi-led Congress governments for almost 15 years before joining the BJP in 2015.
Four-time Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar submitted his resignation to Governor Tathagata Roy today in Agartala , a day after BJP wrested power from CPI (M) in assembly election. The BJP had earlier received invitation from NPF leader and Chief Minister T R Zeliang to join the new government. As a result, former CPI (M) leaders Nitish De and Jadablal Nath - who contested on BJP tickets from Kailashahar and Jubarajnagar Assembly segments respectively - were humbled.
It is the third film to be produced by them, the previous ones being Phillauri and NH10. On Holi, the horror film earned more than Rs 4 crore . The film released on 1,565 screens worldwide - 1,400 in India and 165 overseas. Says co-producer Arjun N Kapoor of KriArj Entertainment "In many places outside Mumbai where theatres did not shut totally, they still opened only after 3 pm".
Trump said the hefty tariffs aim to protect domestic industry as well as to counter persistent threats posed by Chinese products. Zhang said China will not allow its interests to be harmed and doesn't want a trade war, adding the USA and China must understand each other's strategic interests.
That would raise the prospect of retaliation from Beijing and what some analysts see as a possible trade war. Since he took over power, Trump has been pressuring China to step up measures to reduce trade deficit and expand USA exports and investments.
The United States is due to start joint military exercises with South Korea in early April, a South Korean presidential security adviser said this week according to Yonhap news agency - the latest in a series of military drills that North Korea regards as a threat.
In Syria , twenty-three people have been killed in air strikes by government forces in Eastern Ghouta. The promotion of such views led to the pouring in of armies from neighboring nations and armies from Iran, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen, and Afghanistan joined hands with the Syrian forces to protect the Shia sect.
While appealing to a special court for his custody, the CBI prosecutor had said Karti needs to be confronted with other accused and suspects in the case. Both Peter and Indrani had alleged that they met the then finance minister P Chidambaram at his North Block office, seeking clearance for foreign investments in their media company after the Income Tax department detected irregularities in these instances, in 2007.