• Trump's Justice Department Takes Actual Steps Toward Banning Bump Stocks

    Trump's Justice Department Takes Actual Steps Toward Banning Bump Stocks

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    Calls mounted for a bump stock ban after the Las Vegas shooting, and the Justice Department said in December it would again review whether they can be prohibited under federal law. He would have to complete a similar public comment process if the Office of Management and Budget approves the proposed regulation. The release states that a notice has been submitted by the D.O.J.to "clarify that the definition of "machinegun" in the National Firearms Act and Gun Control Act includes bump ...
  • Karti alleges inhuman treatment in CBI custody

    Karti alleges inhuman treatment in CBI custody

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    He now faces further interrogation by the Central Bureau of Investigation in connection with the INX Media money laundering case, during which he will be questioned alongside his chartered accountant S Bhaskararaman. Earlier, appearing for the CBI, Additional Solicitor-General Tushar Mehta submitted that search operations conducted at the office of Advantage Strategic in Chennai had resulted in seizure of several documents connected with the case.
  • The EU will respond to the Trump's import duties

    The EU will respond to the Trump's import duties

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    The US president's plan would affect European Union steel exports, valued at €5.3 billion and aluminium exports worth €1.1 billion a year ago, and has opened the door to the prospect of an imminent transatlantic trade war. "Moving away from WTO dispute settlement means that retaliation can easily escalate and we might find ourselves in the middle of a trade war between the two most important trade regions in the world", he said.
  • Maharashtra budget focuses on farmers, job creation, infrastructure

    Maharashtra budget focuses on farmers, job creation, infrastructure

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    But the beneficiary number dropped from 4.63 lakh in 2016-17 to expected number of 4.35 lakh in 2017-18, under the scheme providing free uniform and writing material to poor children from standard I to IV, the report stated. Mungantiwar said the work on Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis' ambitious high-speed Nagpur-Mumbai Highway project will commence from April. Mumbai , Mar 8 The Economic Survey of Maharashtra today projected a negative agriculture growth at 8.3 per cent for financial year ...
  • Trump set to meet Kim in historic talks

    Trump set to meet Kim in historic talks

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    The careful choreography and delicate diplomacy required by global talks have not always come naturally to the Trump team, and now its staff have on their hands one of the most high-profile bilateral summits in U.S. Mr Kim's apparent offer to discuss denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula in exchange for what South Korean officials have described as "security guarantees" looks like little more than a cynical ruse.
  • Mexico says NAFTA talks separate from Trump's tariffs policy

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    Trump announced on Thursday that tariffs on steel and aluminum imports will start in 15 days with initial exemptions for Canada and Mexico and the possibility of alternatives for other countries. Not only did Prime Minister Justin Trudeau personally call the president this week to plead for the exemption, but he and his cabinet ministers have for months lobbied American politicians to keep the borders as open as possible for trade.
  • European Union prepared to retaliate against Trump's tariffs: commissioner

    European Union prepared to retaliate against Trump's tariffs: commissioner

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    Mr Trump says the measures will "protect the American worker" and fulfil a campaign promise. But he said Brussels was hoping "we are not forced to use them" as it favoured "dialogue" with the Trump administration. If the European Union is hit with tariffs, it will be ready to respond within 90 days as prescribed by the World Trade Organization, Malmstrom said.
  • France's far-right party now 'adult' and needs name change: Le Pen

    France's far-right party now 'adult' and needs name change: Le Pen

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    The far-right party held its conference in Lille, where Bannon was reportedly introduced by leader Marine Le Pen , and made some eyebrow raising remarks. A new name, a new leadership structure and new bylaws are being unveiled at the two-day congress with the hope of making the party relevant again. Bannon was sacked by the White House last August, though he continued to speak with Trump and tried to promote the president's agenda.
  • Gun control: Florida lawmakers approve landmark bill

    Gun control: Florida lawmakers approve landmark bill

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    Police and law enforcement officers show their support as students arrive at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for the first time since the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida , US, February 28, 2018. Hundreds of thousands of students across the country are walking out to urge Congress to take action and pass federal gun reform legislation. "We filed a lawsuit against the state for violating the constitutional rights of 18 to 21 year olds", said Marion Hammer , lobbyist for the ...
  • RS elections: Congress, BJP nominees to file papers tomorrow

    RS elections: Congress, BJP nominees to file papers tomorrow

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    A meeting of Congress Legislature Party was held here this morning and after consulting the MLAs, we have chose to vote for the BSP nominee in the election, CLP leader Ajay Singh Lallu said. With 19 members in the assembly, BSP still falls short of 18. The shortfall of one vote may be covered up by the RLD which has a lone MLA in Assembly.