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World News Theni forest fire: Rescue operations underway
Author: 0 Theni forest fire: Rescue operations underway

This decision was taken in response to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami who requested the help of the IAF. "The rescue and search operation is still underway", she said, adding that Indian Air Force helicopter had to return to the Sullur Air Base in Coimbatore due to low light.

World News At Sri Sri Srinagar event, slogans, quick exits
Author: 0 At Sri Sri Srinagar event, slogans, quick exits

However, Sri Sri had to cut his speech short and he left the venue midway. Just six minutes into his speech, people started leaving in droves and some of them shouted pro Azadi slogans. If our neighbours and friends come to know we had come here, it would be so embarrassing". Asked about the people accusing the organisers of misleading them about the event, the Art of Living Founder replied, "I have no idea who brought them here".

World News Protesters shut Manchester's Piccadilly station
Author: 0 Protesters shut Manchester's Piccadilly station

They wrote: 'Officers are on the scene @ NetworkRailMAN responding to an ongoing trespass incident. A spokesman for Network Rail said: "The station will remain closed until all protesters have been removed". More info when we have it'. "While we appreciate and respect the right to peaceful protest, when this compromises the safety of the public and the protesters themselves, any offenders will attract the full investigative resources of BTP".

World News Need to work for development of weaker districts: PM
Author: 0 Need to work for development of weaker districts: PM

He flagged these points with regard to the 115 most backward districts identified by his government, which termed them "aspirational". Time has changed. On the sidelines of the summit, Mr Modi also met Rwanda President Paul Kagame, Fiji Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimariama, President of Djibouti Ismail Omar Guelleh and discussed a wide range of issues of mutual interest.

World News Private plane from Sharjah to Turkey crashes with 11 people onboard
Author: 0 Private plane from Sharjah to Turkey crashes with 11 people onboard

Mojtaba Khaledi, the spokesman of the National Disaster Management Organization of Iran, said the plane hit a mountain near Shahrekord and burst into flames. Images also showed her relaxing with seven friends at a Dubai Marina hotel resort on Saturday. This is not the only plane crash in Iran in recent times.

World News Trump orders tariffs on steel and aluminum
Author: 0 Trump orders tariffs on steel and aluminum

The prices of a host of products made from steel and aluminum are expected to rise, and several countries have already threatened to impose their own tariffs on USA goods in retaliation. Now, Trump is risking a trade war to fulfill a political promise to the voters who helped put him in the White House. Jeff Flake of Arizona was asked if he thought Trump should face off against someone from his own party.

World News President Trump unveils 2020 campaign slogan at rally in Pennsylvania
Author: 0 President Trump unveils 2020 campaign slogan at rally in Pennsylvania

We love you. Hey, didn't we surprise them with women during the election? Mr. Trump had tough words for potential Democratic foes in 2020, calling Massachusetts Sen. Rally signs for the candidate were sparse. "We need Republicans, we need their votes". "They're opening a lot of the steel mills up because of what I did", he said.

World News FC Barcelona Officially Agrees to €30 Million Tag for Brazilian Arthur Melo
Author: 0 FC Barcelona Officially Agrees to €30 Million Tag for Brazilian Arthur Melo

The signing of Melo has been one of the worst-kept secrets in association football ever since a picture of him together with Barcelona sporting director Robert Fernandez popped up in the media last December. Arthur has represented Brazil at Under-17 and Under-20 level, and helped Gremio win the 2017 Copa Libertadores. A statement on their official website confirmed that Arthur Henrique Ramos de Oliveira Melo from Brazilian club Grêmio de Porto Alegre has agreed a deal with the ...

World News Priyanka and I have 'completely forgiven' father's killers: Rahul Gandhi
Author: 0 Priyanka and I have 'completely forgiven' father's killers: Rahul Gandhi

There, Rahul strongly criticised the Prime Minister Modi's economic policies, targeting the government on demonetisation as well as the roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The Congress President met business Executives of the Malaysia India Business Council, ASEAN India Business Council, Malaysian Associated Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Consortium of Indian Industries in Malaysia.

Author: 0 Trump tweets he's happy with legal team; criticizes media

Flood reportedly spoke with Trump about potential White House positions, as well as the possibility of being associate attorney general, Washington Post reporter Robert Costa tweeted Sunday. It also mentioned several unnamed sources who claimed Trump was losing confidence in his lawyer Ty Cobb. Dowd and Sekulow have been part of Trump's personal legal team since last summer.

World News Talks, not 'negotiations' with North Korea: Rex Tillerson
Author: 0 Talks, not 'negotiations' with North Korea: Rex Tillerson

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches a basketball game with Dennis Rodman at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium in this undated photo released in January 2014. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said Trump's firm stance on North Korea gave the best hope in decades to resolve the threat peacefully. "The Republic of Korea, along with the United States, Japan, and our many partners around the world, remain fully and resolutely committed to the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", ...

World News European Union is U.S. ally and should be exempt from tariffs
Author: 0 European Union is U.S. ally and should be exempt from tariffs

Juncker, who on Wednesday met Lakshmi Mittal, the boss of the world's top steelmaker ArcelorMittal, said last week the EU would "react firmly" to protect European industry. The European Commission's Trade chief has given a brief outline of measures the EU would be prepared to take to protect the bloc's economy from proposed U.S.

World News Turkey in talks with Iraq to launch operation against PKK
Author: 0 Turkey in talks with Iraq to launch operation against PKK

Speaking to supporters Saturday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan asked, "Hey NATO, where are you?" and accused the alliance of double standards. "Olive Branch" initially made slow progress, but the capture on Thursday of Jandairis, a major town in the Kurdish-held enclave, has given the operation a clear shot at the central town of Afrin .

Author: 0 Kentucky lawmakers won't vote Friday on pension

After sending the bill back to committee, Senate President Stivers said it would be "difficult" to pass the bill in its current form. After she watched the House vote to send the legislation to the governor, Johnson fiercely hugged bill sponsors Sen.

World News Australia Disputes US Tariffs Linked to New Security Pact
Author: 0 Australia Disputes US Tariffs Linked to New Security Pact

Turnbull said that he had "great discussion" with Trump on security and trade. Trump said Friday that his Australian counterpart "is committed to having a very fair and reciprocal military and trade relationship". The EU is also readying a list of countermeasures targeting about $3.5 billion in annual trade. For her part, Minister Bishop insisted that in a meeting past year Trump told Australian officials that if he instituted tariffs, Australia would be exempt from the policy.

World News Two Stocks in Concentration: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), Citigroup Inc
Author: 0 Two Stocks in Concentration: Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI), Citigroup Inc

Tortoise Capital Advisors L.L.C. now owns 13,908,625 shares of the pipeline company's stock valued at $266,767,000 after acquiring an additional 1,373,610 shares during the last quarter. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Hold" on Wednesday, October 11. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.77 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.16, from 1.61 in 2017Q2.

World News Forget steel and aluminum, the real trade war is still to come
Author: 0 Forget steel and aluminum, the real trade war is still to come

But if the WTO affirms Trump's justification for tariffs, it could encourage other countries to follow the US example: They could use national security as a pretext for tariffs of their own. But he exempted Canada and Mexico and held out the possibility of excluding other allies. Following the shooting at a high school in Florida last month which saw 17 people killed by a gunman and an astronomical amount of other shootings since the start of 2018, many are looking to find a solution to the ...

World News China minister says trade war with U.S. would be 'disastrous'
Author: 0 China minister says trade war with U.S. would be 'disastrous'

Trade tensions between the world's two biggest economies intensified last week as President Donald Trump signed orders for stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum and indicated more actions are potentially on the way. Liu He, Chinese President Xi Jinping's top economic adviser, visited Washington earlier this month in an attempt to smooth strained ties. Nonetheless, there is growing bipartisan consensus in Washington, and support within some segments of the U.S.

World News Florida passes law that allows some school staff to be armed
Author: 0 Florida passes law that allows some school staff to be armed

The new measures also include banning the sale of bump fire stocks that can make semiautomatic rifles perform like fully automatic ones, investing 400 million US dollars in improving mental-health services and boosting physical security of school buildings, as well as a controversial "guardian" program to train and arm some voluntary school personnel.

World News Japan, EU spar with United States over trade and tariffs
Author: 0 Japan, EU spar with United States over trade and tariffs

The European Union and Japan, the United States' top economic and military ally in Asia, also reiterated that their exports were not a threat to USA national security, rejecting Trump's justification for imposing the tariffs. "It will all work out", Trump said. Key U.S. trading partners and businesses have warned the tariffs could backfire, provoking a trade war and hurting allies more than China, their main target.

World News China abolishes presidential term limits, paving way for Xi Jinping's indefinite rule
Author: 0 China abolishes presidential term limits, paving way for Xi Jinping's indefinite rule

China's legislature voted nearly unanimously on Sunday in favour of changing the country's constitution to remove presidential and vice-presidential term limits , formally allowing Xi Jinping to stay on as head of state beyond 2023. Critics, however, are wary of Xi's increasingly autocratic rule. "He wants to prevent power from falling into the hands of technocrats like Jiang [Zemin] and Hu [Jintao]", Wu said, referring to Xi's predecessors.

World News Turnbull Says Trump Promised Him Exemption on Metals Tariffs
Author: 0 Turnbull Says Trump Promised Him Exemption on Metals Tariffs

Trump's Chief Economic Adviser Gary Cohn has threatened to resign if the president goes through with the tariffs. Forcing Mexico to pay the tariffs, however, would make it very hard to complete NAFTA talks, the official said. Prospects in the House for a bill to counter Trump are dim as well. "We are reaching out to people in the United States and asking 'Are you aware that you run a steel trade surplus with Canada?" While business experts and American lawmakers speculate that the move ...

World News Iran Must Raise Steel Import Tariff to Counter Trump's Levy
Author: 0 Iran Must Raise Steel Import Tariff to Counter Trump's Levy

But before the president made his decision to impose his tariff taxes, which critics said would lead to a "trade war" with our two largest trading partners, Canada and Mexico , he had a trade war of his own going on in the White House with two chief Cabinet secretaries and his chief economic adviser.

World News Former Microsoft CFO Chris Liddell could be Trump's next top economic adviser
Author: 0 Former Microsoft CFO Chris Liddell could be Trump's next top economic adviser

Business leaders, meanwhile, continued to sound the alarm about the potential economic fallout from tariffs, with the president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce raising the specter of a global trade war. Trump's administration has faced growing opposition to the tariffs from prominent congressional Republicans and business officials anxious about their potential impact on the economy.

World News Shoe hurled at Nawaz Sharif at Lahore seminary
Author: 0 Shoe hurled at Nawaz Sharif at Lahore seminary

Ruling Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) is set to hold power shows in Gujranwala and Rawalpindi. Last month, a man hurled a shoe at Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal while he was addressing a workers' convention in Narowal. The person was taken into custody by the police, however, Asif said he should be released saying he has no enmity with him. Media reports suggested that the man, identified as Bilal Haris, tried to get closer to the minister as soon as he arrived on the stage in Aliabad to ...

World News Trump Set to Meet Video Game Makers After Florida Shooting
Author: 0 Trump Set to Meet Video Game Makers After Florida Shooting

Mr. Trump is expected to make the official announcement on his tariff decisions later in the day, but teased his moves during a meeting with his Cabinet. Trump met video game industrialists to discuss link between violent content exposure in video games and desensitization in children , as the meeting was held at the White House on Thursday that included several outspoken critics of the video game industry and the industry rivals.

World News Trump uses antisemitic dogwhistle during Gary Cohn's sendoff
Author: 0 Trump uses antisemitic dogwhistle during Gary Cohn's sendoff

Trump singled out Gary Cohn Thursday during a cabinet meeting, hinting that he wouldn't mind if the former Goldman Sachs head wanted to return to the White House at some point. "He's not quite as strong on those tariffs". US President Donald Trump called his outgoing top economic adviser, who is Jewish, a " globalist " - a term used by the "alt-right" that has taken on anti-Semitic connotations.

World News Sarah Sanders doesn't 'have anything else to add' about Stormy Daniels
Author: 0 Sarah Sanders doesn't 'have anything else to add' about Stormy Daniels

Clifford also confirms details about the supposed affair with Trump. "What this essentially says that if she violates it, she owes $1 million for every episode that she goes out and speaks in violation of the confidentiality". According to the terms of the deal signed by Daniels, she would have to pay a $1million penalty if she acknowledged publicly that she slept with Trump.

World News Under pressure from allies, US eases way to more tariff exemptions
Author: 0 Under pressure from allies, US eases way to more tariff exemptions

Metals producers have had a wild ride since the tariffs were first discussed over a week ago. Trump has not made a firm decision, those briefed on the process said. Trump imposed the tariffs despite pleas from friends and allies who warned the new measure could ignite a trade war. "Or, the reverse, the WTO says 'well, we let countries decide their own national security.' Then you've created a very big loophole".

Author: 0 Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE) Shares Bought by State of Wisconsin Investment Board

Cna Financial Corp who had been investing in Gibraltar Inds Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $1.11B market cap company. Taking a look at the performance of CL stock, an investor will come to know that the weekly performance for this stock valued at 1.03%, resulting in a performance for the month at -0.19%.

World News Donald Trump announces 2020 campaign slogan - 'Keep America Great!'
Author: 0 Donald Trump announces 2020 campaign slogan - 'Keep America Great!'

Trump attacked media, including NBC's Chuck Todd, whom he called "a sleeping son of a b--". As Trump described it: "They announce they're not sending any missiles up ..." Speaking with reporters before leaving the White House, Trump cited South Korean claims that North Korea has agreed to stop nuclear testing and is willing to commit to de-nuclearization.

World News Kelly, CMU women edge Buffalo to capture MAC title
Author: 0 Kelly, CMU women edge Buffalo to capture MAC title

Led by guard Lauren Dickerson and forward Kendall McCoy, the Redhawks closed the half on a 13-0 run. Central Michigan coach Sue Guevara agrees the Bulls belong in the bracket. "Hats off to them, it's a great team". Cierra Dillard had 26 points and 10 assists for the Bulls (27-5), who had won 11 straight since losing to Central Michigan in the first meeting.