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'Very close' to trade deal with S. Korea

'Very close' to trade deal with S. Korea

Trump described it as "a deal that was causing a lot of problems for our country in terms of employment and in terms of lots of other things". "The deal with South Korea, according to [commerce secretary Wilbur] Ross and [US Trade Representative Robert] Lighthizer, is very close to being finished", Trump said, referring to a revised bilateral trade pact known as Korus. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bitcoin slumps after Japan targets major cryptocurrency exchange

Bitcoin slumps after Japan targets major cryptocurrency exchange

In the event that a warning is issued , the newspaper's coverage suggests, the financial watchdog may not have a strategy in place to compel the Hong Kong-based exchange to return Japanese investors' cryptocurrency holdings. Since the announcement, Malta's Prime Minister and leader of the Labour Party, Joseph Muscat, took to Twitter to give his view on the move, stating that 'we aim to be the global trailblazers in the regulation of blockchain-based businesses and the jurisdiction of ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Owen Smith Sacked As Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Over Brexit Stance

Owen Smith Sacked As Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Over Brexit Stance

CEO of Best for Britain Eloise Todd said: "Owen Smith was speaking the truth about the choice on the table for the Labour party". Smith could now become a rallying point for them. Smith recently travelled to Northern Ireland to meet all parties in the suspended Stormont assembly. He said: "Tony is a highly experienced former Government minister who is committed to ensuring that peace in Northern Ireland is maintained and helping to steer the devolution deal back on track". Consulte Mais Informação

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Lead Trump lawyer in Russia probe leaves in legal shake-up

Lead Trump lawyer in Russia probe leaves in legal shake-up

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday indicated willingness to testify before the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and other matters. "They are doing a great job ". In response, several top legislators warned Trump against firing Mueller, with Senator Lindsey Graham warned that "that would be the beginning of the end of his presidency". Consulte Mais Informação

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South Carolina Man Arrested for Sexual Assault and Abuse in Fayette County

South Carolina Man Arrested for Sexual Assault and Abuse in Fayette County

According to Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley, detectives obtained arrest warrants for Eric Dalton Morris, 24, of SC, on multiple sexual assault and abuse charges. Bridget Coit, public information officer with Eau Claire Police, referred to sexual assault cases in general as "really hard cases". Meadowview Middle School physical education teacher Alexis Mashak, 27, of Bangor admitted to having sexual contact with the 17-year-old Sparta High School male student between November and Sunday, ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump says he is considering vetoing Omnibus Spending bill

Trump says he is considering vetoing Omnibus Spending bill

The massive omnibus spending bill now funds the government through September 30 and includes $380 million for election security grants, over $4 billion to opioid spending, and $2.3 billion for school safety. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell walks to his office at the U.S. Capitol, Feb. 15, 2018, in Washington, D.C. Although the bill covers the breadth of USA government activities, one interesting outcome of budget negotiations is that the spending bill reflects none of President ... Consulte Mais Informação

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The problem with Biden's fantasy about beating up Trump

The problem with Biden's fantasy about beating up Trump

The feud between the two men was the talk of late-night TV on Thursday, after Biden said , "If we were in high school, I'd take him behind the gym and beat the hell out of him" about Trump at a recent rally. Biden said earlier this week he would have "beat the hell" out of Trump if the two had been at school together . Mr Biden, 75, has kept open the possibility of a 2020 presidential bid and is set to play a major role campaigning for Democrats in this year's midterm elections. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pernambuco perde 7.381 postos de trabalho em fevereiro, segundo Caged

Pernambuco perde 7.381 postos de trabalho em fevereiro, segundo Caged

O número é bem superior em relação aos mais de 35 mil empregos gerados em fevereiro do ano passado e corresponde ao melhor resultado desde 2014, quando foram abertas 260.823 vagas no mesmo período. O saldo de fevereiro é resultado de 1.274.965 admissões e de 1.213.777 desligamentos registrados no período. As admissões se concentraram principalmente em São Paulo (816 postos), Rio de Janeiro (258), Minas Gerais (257), Distrito Federal (182) e Espírito Santo (163). Consulte Mais Informação

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CBI files case against Jignesh Shah, MCX, 4 former FMC chiefs

CBI files case against Jignesh Shah, MCX, 4 former FMC chiefs

Then MCX deputy MD Joseph Massey and FMC ex-deputy director Vishal Nair have also been named, the CBI said. Incidentally, the FMC was merged with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) in September 2015. It is alleged that the FMC allowed MCX in getting status of multi commodity exchange for which the permission was given in 2003 even though it did not fulfil the criteria, they said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Palestinian teen on trial for striking Israeli soldier accepts plea deal

Palestinian teen on trial for striking Israeli soldier accepts plea deal

The images of Tamimi striking the soldier had also made an impact on Israelis, who debated whether the officer should have hit back. A group of American cultural figures, including actors Danny Glover and Rosario Dawson and novelist Alice Walker, signed a petition calling for her release and comparing her case to those of "the children of immigrants and communities of color who face police brutality in the United States". Consulte Mais Informação

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Wilmington Police still searching for armed robbery suspect

Wilmington Police still searching for armed robbery suspect

The suspects then got into a grey SUV and fled at high speed. Police are also looking for a "van of interest" in the case. Early on, police had only a general description of him - a man wearing dark clothing with his face covered. They found a grey SUV in flames. A 45-year-old Southport man has been charged with one count each of acts meant to cause grievous bodily harm, deprivation of liberty and armed robbery with violence. Consulte Mais Informação

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