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World News Barcelona secures option to sign Brazilian midfielder Arthur from Brazilian club Gremio
Author: 0 Barcelona secures option to sign Brazilian midfielder Arthur from Brazilian club Gremio

The club's technical director Robert Fernandez travelled to Brazil a few weeks ago to finalize the transfer of the 21-year-old who is expected to arrive in Cataluña at the season. The midfielder, who has been lauded for his fluid passing ability, has featured for his national side at U17 and U20 level but has yet to make his first-team debut alongside Barcelona compatriots Paulinho and Philippe Coutinho .

World News Trump unleashed at raucous rally for embattled Pennsylvania Republican
Author: 0 Trump unleashed at raucous rally for embattled Pennsylvania Republican

He also repeated his interest in running against the American talk show queen Oprah Winfrey, a fellow billionaire entrepreneur whose passionate speech at a January awards show sparked fevered speculation about her ambitions. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in support of Republican congressional candidate Rick Sacconne during a Make America Great Again rally in Moon Township , Pennsylvania, U.S., March 10, 2018.

World News Trump Denies Hiring Bill Clinton Impeachment Lawyer
Author: 0 Trump Denies Hiring Bill Clinton Impeachment Lawyer

In response to the report , Trump tweeted Sunday that he wasn't adding another lawyer to "help out" and accused the Times of intentionally writing a "false story". He also once clerked for Associate Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. White House lawyer Ty Cobb since the summer has taken the lead role in the dealing with the special counsel, the Times reported.

Author: 0 EU And UK In Another Spat Over Expat Rights

Varadkar said the European Single Market must be protected throughout the negotiations, adding that he wants "the transition period to be smooth". Mr Bettel, who will meet the British Prime Minister in London next week, said he "didn't learn that much more than I knew before" from her Mansion House speech .

World News EU 'Ready To React' To US Tariffs
Author: 0 EU 'Ready To React' To US Tariffs

Malmstrom said that the Commissioners hope that as the European Union is a United States security partner it will be excluded. Ross Denton, a partner at law firm Baker McKenzie, said the European Union may try to convince the administration to selectively drop tariffs on its most popular steel products.

World News Turkish forces reach outskirts of Afrin town
Author: 0 Turkish forces reach outskirts of Afrin town

The latest advancements of Turkish troops and FSA fighters brought the front line only two kilometers away from Afrin's town center. "Approximately 850 square kilometers are under our control during the Afrin operation, and our aim is to clear 2,000 square kilometers from terrorists", he added.

World News Steel standoff: EU, Japan trade chiefs meet Trump envoy
Author: 0 Steel standoff: EU, Japan trade chiefs meet Trump envoy

And when it comes to steel and aluminium imports to the US, China barely ranks. On Friday, the European Union said it was not clear whether the bloc would be exempt from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs . Following mutual reactions, they have limited the conflict over the central banks by reducing the "dosage" of the "currency war". This is about American jobs.

Author: 0 Kentucky Senate postpones scheduled vote on much-debated pension

The current pension reform bill departs significantly from the governor's original plans. Some of the changes for current and retired teachers contained in the bill, including changes to the cost of living adjustments (COLAs), have been changed as the bill moved through the process with the reduction in COLAs being lessened in the version the Senate will vote on tomorrow.

World News China says trade war would bring `disaster' to world
Author: 0 China says trade war would bring `disaster' to world

Trade imbalance between the two countries is structural, with China exporting more commodities to the Unites States while importing more services, Zhong said, adding that trade competitiveness is determined by industries. Nonetheless, there is growing bipartisan consensus in Washington , and support within some segments of the United States business community, for the USA government to counter what are seen as Beijing's predatory industrial policies and market restrictions on foreign ...

World News Allies jostle for exemption from Trump's new tariffs
Author: 0 Allies jostle for exemption from Trump's new tariffs

But if the WTO affirms Trump's justification for tariffs, it could encourage other countries to follow the USA example: They could use national security as a pretext for tariffs of their own. So, I say, let's try it. Quach dismissed Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's recent comments that these tariffs would mean insignificant price increases on cans of Campbell soup and Coca-Cola.

World News European Union still in the dark over Trump's tariffs after meeting U.S. representative
Author: 0 European Union still in the dark over Trump's tariffs after meeting U.S. representative

The trilateral talks between Malmstrom and Japanese Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was followed by a bilateral meeting between Malmstrom and Lighthizer. If they drop their horrific barriers & tariffs on USA products going in, we will likewise drop ours. This shed light Trump's attacks against Germany - the biggest economy in the European Union - that have accused Berlin of contributing much less than the U.S.

World News Trump Says Australia to Secure Exemption From US Tariffs
Author: 0 Trump Says Australia to Secure Exemption From US Tariffs

Mr Trump responded on Twitter, saying that if European Union countries "drop their horrific barriers & tariffs on U.S. products going in, we will likewise drop ours". 2 Senate Republican, said earlier Thursday. Brazil, which after Canada is the biggest steel supplier to the USA market, said it wanted to join the list.

World News The Obamas might turn TV producers for Netflix
Author: 0 The Obamas might turn TV producers for Netflix

With the partnership, Netflix will have another big-name personality working on its shows, marking another win for the streaming service as it looks to continue its domination of the streaming market despite the growth of its competitors. But the paper said there were no plans to use the shows to attack conservative critics or Donald Trump. Basically every detail you'd want to know about the possible agreement remains unanswered, including queries about how much the former first family's ...

Author: 0 How tariffs, trade war fears roil U.S. financial markets

The White House noted "there will be a mechanism for us parties to apply for exclusion of specific products based on demand that is unmet by domestic production or on specific national security considerations", in a statement on WhiteHouse.gov.

World News US Signs Off On Tariffs, Angering Trade Partners
Author: 0 US Signs Off On Tariffs, Angering Trade Partners

Gerd Goetz, the head European Aluminium, said the U.S. measures "could have severe economic consequences for SME's [small and medium-sized enterprises] in countries such as Germany, Italy, France, Spain, Sweden and in central and east European countries".

World News Shoe hurled at former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif
Author: 0 Shoe hurled at former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif

Last month, a man had hurled a shoe at Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal while he was addressing a workers convention in his hometown Narowal. Nawaz, meanwhile, addressed the event after the chaos ended. The religious parties especially Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan had held Sharif and his party (PML-N) responsible for making an attempt to change a clause related to finality of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) in the Constitution.

World News Trump holds meeting on video game violence
Author: 0 Trump holds meeting on video game violence

Trump has focused on video games as he seeks solutions to deal with the scourge of guns after the Parkland, Fla., high school shooting that killed 17 people. The video was released by the White House on its official YouTube channel to illustrate the violence in video games . Other lawmakers who attended the meeting disagreed with the President's takeaway on the science as well.

Author: 0 Trevor Noah Blasts Trump Claim That Video Games Inspire Shootings

If not, the European Union vowed to retaliate. However, the Washington Post reports that Brent Bozell, president of the Media Research Council, has said that he thinks that video games need "tougher regulation", going on to say they need "to be given the same kind of thought as tobacco and liquor".

World News Trump says goodbye to 'globalist' economic adviser Gary Cohn
Author: 0 Trump says goodbye to 'globalist' economic adviser Gary Cohn

Gary Cohn, the director of the National Economic Council and President Donald Trump's top economic adviser who announced he would soon leave the administration , reportedly wasn't in a position to give his all at the White House. "He's going to go out and make another couple hundred million, and then he's maybe going to come back", Trump said, addressing Cohn. During his sendoff to Cohn, Trump mentioned the dispute over tariffs, saying Cohn "is not quite as strong on those tariffs as we ...

World News Trump's press secretary mentions ties to Stormy legal battle
Author: 0 Trump's press secretary mentions ties to Stormy legal battle

As NPR's Tamara Keith reported, what was notable about Sanders' statement that the arbitration was won " in the president's favor " is that Trump is not technically named in the nondisclosure agreement or the restraining order. He then claimed that it would have been impossible for Cohen to undertake the extensive work of a non-disclosure agreement without the consultation or authorization of Trump.

World News These are the video games that President Trump wants you to avoid
Author: 0 These are the video games that President Trump wants you to avoid

After the meeting, Malmstrom tweeted , "No immediate clarity on the exact USA procedure for exemption.so discussions will continue next week". Not fair or sustainable. Tit-for-tat retaliatory measures don't profit any country. Meanwhile, Turkey stated it would act together with the European Union on behalf of the WTO, against the threats President Trump repeatedly put forward.

World News Winter Storm Watch for Greenbrier County
Author: 0 Winter Storm Watch for Greenbrier County

For now, we are becoming more confident that we will see some light snow Tuesday through Thursday of next week. This week, Winter Storm Quinn dumped heavy snow which led to additional downed trees and power outages. "There is a window of opportunity for one or two disturbances aloft to help strengthen the storm quickly enough to make a northward turn near the coast", AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Bob Smerbeck said.

World News President Donald Trump:
Author: 0 President Donald Trump: "I Would Love To Run Against Oprah"

Last year, Trump praised Duterte in a phone call for doing an "unbelievable job on the drug problem", according to the New York Times. Although the Democratic candidate supports the steel tariffs and has taken other conservative positions, Trump said he is "weak" on crime and immigration, and would vote the Democratic line in Congress in order to thwart the Trump agenda.

World News Gorakhpur bypolls: BJP necessary for development and good governance, says Yogi Adityanath
Author: 0 Gorakhpur bypolls: BJP necessary for development and good governance, says Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath reached a polling station in Gorakhpur to cast his vote. Voting for bypolls to 3 Lok Sabha seats, Phulpur and Gorakpur in UP and Araria in Bihar, is being held on Sunday. On the other hand Phulpur, once the bastion of the Congress and represented by country's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, witnessed a saffron surge in the 2014 Lok Sabha election, when Mr Maurya won the seat.

World News China metal producers urge Beijing to retaliate on USA tariffs
Author: 0 China metal producers urge Beijing to retaliate on USA tariffs

Japan said the move would have a "big impact" on the countries' close bilateral ties, while China said it was "resolutely opposed" to the decision and South Korea said it may file a complaint to the World Trade Organization. -China trade deficit - far greater than what the president claimed was requested. USA companies have been urging the Trump administration to negotiate with Beijing before imposing any penalties, according to industry lobbyists.

World News Anthony Davis 'day-to-day' with ankle sprain, doubtful for Friday
Author: 0 Anthony Davis 'day-to-day' with ankle sprain, doubtful for Friday

Said injury occurred in the third quarter when Davis landed on the foot of former Jazzman Kosta Koufos while corralling a rebound underneath the hoop. "I don't think it's that big of a deal", Gentry said. "I got treatment and all of that stuff and I'm feeling a lot better". Ever since Endymion rolled through the streets of New Orleans , the Pelicans have been winners.

World News NRA sends calming force after Trump floats gun control
Author: 0 NRA sends calming force after Trump floats gun control

After an hour-long meeting of lively exchanges, Trump tweeted: "It was an honor to welcome bipartisan members of Congress for a discussion on SAFE schools and SAFE communities". She said he was interested in improving background checks, but "not necessarily universal background checks ". It goes like this: Trump opens the big tent as an opening bid, even if the rest of the table is already well into their negotiations, tries to scramble the talks, but then fails to close a deal.

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