• Trump hails revised Korea trade deal
Trump hails revised Korea trade deal

Under the pact, which still needs to be finalized, South Korea would allow USA automakers to double their vehicle exports to 50,000 a year, while Seoul would win a permanent exemption from the 25 percent tariffs on steel imports President Donald Trump announced March 8.

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  • Spearwood man charged with assaulting 90-year-old woman in Kardinya
Spearwood man charged with assaulting 90-year-old woman in Kardinya

The man is described as being about 5-ffot-9, between 30 and 40-years-old, of medium build, and last seen wearing a black hooded waist-length jacket, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black skull cap, carrying a plastic bag. Nederland veterinarian Dr. Joseph "Doc Joe" Evans has pleaded guilty to one felony and one misdemeanor after being accused o...

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  • Disney star Caroline Sunshine joins White House as press officer
Disney star Caroline Sunshine joins White House as press officer

Sunshine, who will likely be working under Sarah Sanders, recently completed a White House internship. In 2010, she had her breakout role in the film Marmaduke . However, the 22-year-old has established herself outside her entertainment career. It's not clear at this point exactly what duties Sunshine will be assigned, but because this is 2018-a...

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  • Veteran affairs secretary becomes latest cabinet secretary fired by Donald Trump
Veteran affairs secretary becomes latest cabinet secretary fired by Donald Trump

Trump has selected Robert Wilkie, the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, to serve as the acting head of the VA. He was one of the few senior officials in the Trump administration who had also served during the presidency of Barack Obama.

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  • Mega Millions $502 Jackpot Drawing: How To Play, Win Friday's Jackpot?
Mega Millions $502 Jackpot Drawing: How To Play, Win Friday's Jackpot?

The winning numbers in the March 27 drawing were 7, 25, 43, 56 , 59 with 13 as the Mega Ball. The estimated prize now jumps to $502 million. Mega Millions drawings are Tuesdays and Fridays and are offered in 44 states, Washington D.C. $656 million; March 30, 2012 - winners sold in Kansas, Illinois, Maryland. The last time there was a victor ...

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  • South Korea likely to be exempt from United States steel tariffs
South Korea likely to be exempt from United States steel tariffs

Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong told a press briefing that the USA side agreed to exempt South Korea from imposing new tariffs on steel imports, saying it removed uncertainty of local steelmakers about exports to the United States. Still, the South Korean automotive industry is unlikely to be affected for the time being. The United States ran a $10...

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  • Sen. Mitch McConnell wants to legalize cannabis (but not weed)
Sen. Mitch McConnell wants to legalize cannabis (but not weed)

Leader McConnell touted bipartisan support for his plan that he says he intends to file when he returns to Washington next week. If enacted, the act would give states even more control over hemp regulations by removing all federal limitations and giving researchers a possible boost from federal grants from the Department of Agriculture .

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  • 41 children among victims of Siberia mall fire: Gov't
41 children among victims of Siberia mall fire: Gov't

Puchkov would not immediately say how numerous victims were children as only 17 people have been identified. A security guard at the Russian shopping centre where more than 60 people were killed in a fire had switched off the fire warning system and fire exits from the building were blocked, state investigators say.

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  • Bolton May Herald Rightward Shift In Trump's Foreign Policy
Bolton May Herald Rightward Shift In Trump's Foreign Policy

John Bolton , a former US ambassador to the United Nations and a proponent of the 2003 war in Iraq, has spoken in interviews about the need for pre-emptive strikes against North Korea . Experts further say that Bolton and Pompeo may limit the scope of Asia policy within the White House in a big way. Bolton has a well-established reputat...

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  • Suspicious packages at DC-area military bases
Suspicious packages at DC-area military bases

He said an x-ray indicated what was suspected to be a type of fuse attached. The FBI determined the packages contained potential destructive devices and appeared to be sent from the same man. Few details were released on the package found at Fort Belvoir, but a base spokesman said that it had been rendered safe. One of those packages contained ...

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  • Tuesday forecast: cloudy, high 60
Tuesday forecast: cloudy, high 60

Clouds will gradually increase and thicken as the afternoon progresses, and some light rain will approach from the west late this afternoon ahead of a warm front, the leading edge of the warmer air we look to enjoy for the rest of the week.

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  • Believe Cong was company's client: Cambridge Analytica whistleblower
Believe Cong was company's client: Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

CNN also spoke to several former Cambridge Analytica staffers who were dispatched to the United States to work on the 2014 campaigns, all of whom requested anonymity, citing reasons that included fear of retribution and not wanting to be publicly dragged into the intense scrutiny of the company.

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  • Netanyahu again faces Israeli police in corruption probe
Netanyahu again faces Israeli police in corruption probe

But the fast-tracking and spike in government approval of tenders in 2017 coincided with US President Donald Trump taking office past year with an administration seen as softer of settlements than previous administrations have been, the report noted.

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  • They have failed our culture - Waugh weighs in on ball-tampering scandal
They have failed our culture - Waugh weighs in on ball-tampering scandal

Fox Sports Australia reported several of Australia's Test team were unaware of the plot to tamper the ball until footage emerged on the big screen, leaving a large portion of the squad furious at the former Aussie vice-captain. However, television broadcast vision which surfaced on Monday also appeared to show Lehmann speaking on a radio to Pe...

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  • CA Attorney General Sues Over 2020 Census Question On Citizenship Status
CA Attorney General Sues Over 2020 Census Question On Citizenship Status

He wrote, "The citizenship data provided to DOJ will be more accurate with the question than without it, which is of greater importance than any adverse effect that may result from people violating their legal duty to respond". The decision was made following a request by the Justice Department, which suggested that the question be reinstated for...

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  • China urges calm amid worldwide expulsion of Russian diplomats
China urges calm amid worldwide expulsion of Russian diplomats

Australia and Ireland on Tuesday joined more than 20 other nations in expelling Russian diplomats in response to the nerve agent attack on a former Russian military intelligence officer and his daughter in Britain. ambassador to Moscow Jon Huntsman. On Twitter , the Russian Embassy in Washington DC asked followers to vote on which United S...

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  • People all over the world march against gun violence
People all over the world march against gun violence

With the national march falling days later across the country, "We made a decision to keep it lower key", said Diversity Alliance sponsor Tina Rushing, opting to engage passers-by with a bake sale fundraiser and the petition. Seventeen-year-old Ayeesha Beg helped organize the event, and says if adults aren't willing to affect change, it's up to t...

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  • India, Pakistan can talk to resolve issues: Envoy
India, Pakistan can talk to resolve issues: Envoy

India sent a note-verbale to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan on continuing harassment and intimidation of officials and staff members of the High Commission in Islamabad . "We have asked for immediate resolution of these issues faced by our High Commission in Islamabad so that the safety and security of the diplomatic mission and our...

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  • Minutes Expects Record Audience From Stormy Daniels
Minutes Expects Record Audience From Stormy Daniels

Daniels had been silenced by a non-disclosure agreement she signed just days before the 2016 presidential election, but she now claims that it is voided because Trump never signed it. Daniels' interview with Anderson Cooper certainly won't put an end to this story, but it will be interesting to hear her side of the story. Cohen has admitted to ...

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  • China signals it could ease treasury buying to counter Trump
China signals it could ease treasury buying to counter Trump

China's Commerce Ministry said Friday Beijing was considering a tariff increase of 25 per cent on pork and aluminium scrap, mirroring Mr Trump's 25 per cent charge on steel . A second list of goods including wine, apples, ethanol and stainless steel pipe would be charged 15 percent, the same margin as Trump's tariff hike on aluminum.

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  • Policeman killed in explosion in Egypt's Alexandria
Policeman killed in explosion in Egypt's Alexandria

The state news agency Mena quoted Maj Gen Al Nemr as saying that a policeman and a driver were killed. Two policemen were killed in a auto bomb attack Saturday targeting the security chief of Egypt's Alexandria, officials said, two days before the start of the country's presidential election.

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  • Toys 'R' Us champion Larian steps forward with $100 million
Toys 'R' Us champion Larian steps forward with $100 million

Expect sales to start ranging anywhere from 10-30% off but there may be further discounts as the days before the retailer closes its doors permanently. He started the company in 1948 when he was 25. But, as Neil Saunders, managing director of GlobalData Retail, pointed out in emailed comments Friday, "Unfortunately, numerous attributes that once ma...

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  • Chicago's March for Our Lives: 'Thoughts and prayers won't do much anymore'
Chicago's March for Our Lives: 'Thoughts and prayers won't do much anymore'

About 30 gun-rights supporters staged a counter-demonstration in front of the Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Washington , D.C., standing quietly with signs such as "Armed Victims Live Longer" and "Stop Violating Civil Rights".

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  • Protests in Catalonia after independence leaders detained
Protests in Catalonia after independence leaders detained

Jordi Turull, a close ally of former president Carles Puigdemont, needed 69 votes to be elected but obtained only 64. The Catalan politicians face an array of charges ranging from misuse of public funds to rebellion, the most serious crime, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 30 years upon conviction.

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  • Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka: Congress and BJP hit the victory stand
Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka: Congress and BJP hit the victory stand

Voting is being held for seats that will fall vacant this April. "I am with Maharaj-ji ( Yogi Adityanath )", he said. In Kerala, Veerendra Kumar of the Sharad Yadav-led faction of the Janata Dal (United) won the one seat that was contested.

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