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EU ruling could complicate new trade deals _ including UK's

EU ruling could complicate new trade deals _ including UK's

In December, an adviser to the court argued that European Union members also share some authority over labor and environmental standards, government procurement and trade in several transport services, and certain aspects of intellectual property rights.


Australia boosts infrastructure spending

Australia boosts infrastructure spending

Labor will describe it as "Labor lite". The Treasurer argues there is no other feasible way of paying for the scheme, and says now is the time to stop debating how to pay for the NDIS and just do it. "There will also be $31.4 million for capital works to maintain important infrastructure, gaining efficiencies in reduced long-term maintenance costs", Mr Morrison said.


South Korea to attend China's Silk Road summit amid rift

South Korea to attend China's Silk Road summit amid rift

Moon said the alliance with Washington is his top priority. The Russian leader congratulated his South Korean counterpart upon his election as the head of state and wished him continued success. Moon explained the difficulties faced by South Korean companies that are doing business in China and asked for Xi's "special attention" to ease those concerns, Yoon said.



Oil takes heart from decline in USA stocks

By 10:12 a.m. CT (15:12 GMT), West Texas Intermediate crude futures were up $1.30, or 2.8%, at $47.18/bbl, and Brent crude rose 2.5%, or $1.25, to $49.98/bbl. USA light crude oil was $1.81 higher at $47.69 a barrel. Official numbers on weekly United States crude and oil product inventories from the U.S. government's Department of Energy were scheduled for release at 2:30pm GMT on Wednesday.



Justice Officials To Interview These Four People For FBI Director

CNN said Comey is "not anxious about any tapes" Trump may have, citing an unnamed source familiar with the matter. While Democrats have called for an independent special counsel to investigate the Russian Federation matter, most Republicans have said that is not necessary given the FBI probe and investigations in both the House and Senate.


PNB records Q4 profit at Rs 262 crore

PNB records Q4 profit at Rs 262 crore

The bank reported gross NPA of Rs55,627.51 crore a quarter ago. "Our profit was higher than sales, partly due to the Rs 16.37 crore income from forward contracts in this quarter attributed to better profitability", Skipper director Sharan Bansal said here today.