Exports have been boosted by stronger global growth. Economists had expected the deficit to narrow to $44.8 billion from the $48.5 billion originally reported for the previous month. But concerns about U.S. debt, job losses and trade deficits have generally eased. But imports fell 1.8 percent to $236.4 billion, down $4.3 billion, driven in part by a $2.6 billion decrease in vehicle imports.
Bentley first met Mason, a former television reporter, at their Tuscaloosa church where he taught a couples' Sunday school class. After allegations of the scandal broke, Mason resigned as questions about the pair's relationship began to dominate Alabama politics.
Renato Solidum, head of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, said the event was an "earthquake swarm" in a local faultline but had not been powerful enough to cause a tsunami. A third moderate quake of 5.6 magnitude hit the northern Philippines on Saturday, the Philippines' chief volcanologist said. He added so far, only minor damages have been reported and no evacuations have taken place, but they are still closely monitoring the developments for possible action.
Claiming to be run by a rogue member of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the account has condemned President Trump's introduction of travel and migrant bans. After that act of resistance was shut down, a number of "alternative" accounts - for national parks and all kinds of other government agencies - sprang up.
The United Nations Security Council holds a meeting on the situation in Syria, Friday, April 7, 2017 , at United Nations headquarters. Having faced protests in the past, analysts have doubted that the most recent rallies are likely to shake the president.
A Bannon ally in the White House told New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman that Bannon argued against the strike not out of constitutional concerns, but rather because "Steve doesn't think we belong there". That excuse was repeated by several reporters on Fox News, which is owned by 21st Century Fox. The Mar-a-Lago war room as President Trump watches USA missile strikes on the Sharyat Airfield in Syria - with Kushner and Bannon present.
Just a few days ago, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad looked like he had little to fear. After six years of war, his army had penned what remained of Syria's armed rebellion into shrinking swaths of territory, and European leaders were preparing for a conference that could fund the reconstruction of his war-shattered country.
In the newspaper interview , Dastis said Spain would not close the border with Gibraltar after Britain leaves the EU. The spat over Gibraltar is yet another example of how thorny Brexit talks will be, with battles forming over the size of the bill, how to treat the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland and even on the order of the negotiations themselves.
In the talks, Trump pressed Xi to do more to curb North Korea's nuclear program and the two agreed to a 100-day plan for trade talks aimed at boosting USA exports and reducing the gaping US trade deficit with Beijing. The anticipated showdown between the United States and China over trade and North Korea has ended with little sign of confrontation - or concrete progress in resolving differences.
Jamat-ul-Ahrar had claimed the responsibility of the attack. According to CTD officials, security forces were taking Lahore Blast facilitator, Anwar-ul-Haq, and other arrested militants to seize weapons and explosives, when they were attacked by militants near Ring Road Lahore in the early hours of today.
The US President went on to imply that there was a link between the "terrible" trade deals the US had made with China and North Korea's provocations. Nonetheless, the two leaders met for a second day at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate as planned Friday.
US Ambassador Nikki Haley has said she had discussed becoming secretary of state with Donald Trump after his election but that the US president ultimately did not offer her the job. Meanwhile, Putin's press secretary, Dmitry Peskov, said Russian Federation was not anxious about what any US investigation might reveal. Haley denounced the Obama administration's decision to break with longtime United States policy by allowing the UN Security Council to condemn Israeli settlements, which ...
South Africans are gathering for nationwide demonstrations against Zuma , whose dismissal of the finance minister fueled concerns over government corruption and economic weakness. Protesters made plans to gather near the ANC's headquarters in Johannesburg, leading to increased police presence in the area. By the government's official estimate, 10,000 demonstrated in Johannesburg, as many as 8,000 in Durban, and 15,000 in Pretoria, along with smaller numbers in other towns and cities.
Half of that should come in 2019, mainly through pension reform, and the rest in 2020 through changes to income tax, he said. Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos admitted the deal was not ideal. Regarding labour issues, Tsakalotos stressed that the Greek positions on mass layoffs were accepted, as well as on allowing lockouts, while collective agreements will be restored in September 2018.
The Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin believes the USA strike is an "aggression against a sovereign state in violation of worldwide law". The strike targeted radars, aircraft, air defence systems and other logistical components at the base south of Homs in central Syria . "I don't think this will impact Tillerson's visit, we need to restore dialogue", he said, according to Interfax.
The trio make up half of the party's committee of top officials. Mkhize admits that there is a discomfort concerning circumstances of the recall of Gordhan and Jonas from an important worldwide investment promotion tour, the subsequent surfacing of an alleged intelligence report and, as a outcome, the negative public image and possible undesirable effects on the country's economy, all of which the ANC as the ruling party has to take responsibility for.
The attack ordered by President Donald Trump was the first direct United States military action against Syria's regime since the conflict began six years ago. "The U.S. missile strike fully steps outside the framework of global law and will lead only to a further escalation in Syria ", Russian State Duma worldwide Affairs Committee Chairman Leonid Slutsky said.
The outcome was a major win for Trump, his biggest congressional victory to date, as well as for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who kept Scalia's seat open after the justice's death in February 2016. The No. 2-ranking Democrat, Sen. Republicans have argued that changing the rules to push through the nomination was their only option, seeking to shift responsibility for blowing up the Senate's long-standing practices to the Democrats.
Others reported hearing screams and seeing "a huge truck" crashing into the wall of a shop in the Ahlens Mall. Police released photos of a man wearing a greenish hood at the top of an escalator, believed to be somehow "connected to the event".
With expectations that the new mechanical and tire regulations will make the F1 cars significantly faster this year, Schumacher's record could fall. "I'd much rather win than lose but it's part of Formula 1". And then towards the end I got [caught] a bit in traffic and the auto started to overheat the tires, and I was struggling with grip and it was to the point that I needed to come in.
U.S. President Donald Trump said earlier that he had ordered the strike and the action was in the nation's " vital interest". Russian Federation immediately moved to suspend agreements on military cooperation in Syria with the US meant to prevent accidental encounters between the two militaries.
The Secretary of State said the U.S was hopeful that China would "find ways to exercise influence over North Korea's actions to dismantle their nuclear weapons and their missile technology programs". Speaking Thursday on Air Force One, Trump said the attack "shouldn't have happened, and it shouldn't be allowed to happen". All three Cabinet secretaries, though, used diplomatic language to describe the trading imbalance between the two countries, avoiding the hard-nosed rhetoric Trump has ...
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Although details of what led to the agreement were not released, it gave North Korea custody of the body and allowed Malaysia to question the three men who were hiding in the embassy. Najib yesterday said his government "worked intensively behind the scenes" to bring its citizens home and vowed "to bring those responsible for this murder to justice".
Eastern Mosul, which is separated by the Tigris river from the western part of the city, was declared liberated from IS in January. The loss of Mosul, Islamic State's last major stronghold in Iraq, would deal a major defeat to Islamic State.
The phone talks came after Trump and Xi agreed Friday to work together closely to convince North Korea to curb its nuclear program in their summit talks. The Chinese response to the U.S. military action has been decidedly muted. At an emergency session of the UN Security Council yesterday, Chinese ambassador Liu Jieyi made no mention of the U.S.
Saturday's landslides came after a night of heavy rains, which raised the water levels of the Mocoa River and three tributaries, sweeping away entire neighbourhoods. About 2,700 residents are living in shelters. The National Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences Institute on Wednesday said that of the 301 confirmed dead, 173 have been identified, Efe news reported.
People trying to escape besieged Iraqi city are being killed and their bodies hung from electricity poles . "According to our CT Department, on Monday and Tuesday, ISIS massacred 140 civilians fleeing to areas controlled by Iraqi forces", the Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC) said in a tweet, using an alternate acronym for IS.
North Korea is expected to stage a massive military parade on April 15, and possibly use the event to showcase its latest weapons, including a new intercontinental ballistic missile, according to South Korean officials. Recent reports indicate that the country is readying another underground practice run soon. "But the trade-off would be some kind of commitment on the part of the U.S.to come back into the negotiation process" or scale back military exercises in the South China Sea.
The timeline of Nunes' fall starts the day after the stunning public hearing Nunes led where FBI Director James Comey announced that federal investigators have been examining ties between the campaign of President Donald Trump and Russian operatives since last July.
Vavi said it was a mistake to put Zuma in power and called on South Africans to join in efforts to remove him. Outside African National Congress headquarters in central Johannesburg, thousands of Zuma supporters gathered to stand by their man.
Matheny didn't hesitate to pull the trigger on Adams once Piscotty went down to the clubhouse for evaluations. On a wild pitch, he moved to second where the throw hit him on the left elbow. In Piscotty's case, the right fielder has only played about one-and-a-third big league seasons. The Cardinals filled the bases with two outs in the sixth on singles by Jhonny Peralta and Yadier Molina , plus a walk to pinch hitter Greg Garcia.
Earlier in her speech, Clinton joked that "things may feel bleak" but one way to address that is to "just turn off the TV" when it "gets you agitated and upset". "By the time they finished with me, I was Typhoid Mary", said Clinton. In her first interview since losing the 2016 USA election, Clinton said the prospect of electing the first woman president was exciting for some Americans, but threatening to others.
The Swedish daily newspaper Aftonbladet , citing unnamed sources, reported that the suspect had some light injuries and told officers that he was responsible for the attack. The European Union offered Sweden support and solidarity on Friday. "We follow developments but as of now our thoughts go to the victims and their families", said Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf.
Hilary Knight's overtime goal gave the United States a 3-2 win over Canada in the final of the women's world ice hockey championship at USA Hockey Arena 1 in Plymouth , Michigan on Friday. "It's wonderful to do it in front of our fans", Knight said. The Americans will face Canada for gold on Friday. It's actually tonight, according to USA Hockey.