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China is increasing its military spending by almost 10%

China is increasing its military spending by almost 10%

Experts said Xi's designation of Commander in Chief was symbolic and stressed his control over the country and its military power. On the morning of March 5, thousands of delegates flooded into Beijing's Great Hall of the People for the start of the "Two Sessions" (两会 liǎnghuì), an annual political ritual that this year, according to the agenda translated at NPC Observer , will last for 15.5 days.



UK PM calls for Brexit broadcasting safeguards

Sara Vaughan, political and regulatory affairs director at E.On UK, said it was important for the energy sector for the UK to stay "close to what we've already got". Children's Rights, Children's Voices is the outcome of a unique cross-border conference hosted by the Ombudsman for Children's Office and the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People.


Trump name stripped from Panama hotel in property dispute

Trump name stripped from Panama hotel in property dispute

Mr Fintiklis and other owners tried to fire Mr Trump's company past year, but the Trump Organisation had refused to surrender physical possession of the hotel. "That fear has been realized". CIM Group signed a deal with the Trump Organization in November to remove its name from the former Trump Soho in NY - now the Dominick - citing poor performance since the election.


Donald Trump 'wants Ivanka out of the White House'

Donald Trump 'wants Ivanka out of the White House'

Speaking of Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor, Maher ranted, " He lost his top security clearance , there's an Archie Bunker-Meathead thing going on with General Kelly, and, oh, it turns out that every inexplicable f-ked up thing that's happened in the previous year is really because Jared's trying to get $1.2 million to pay for a building he shouldn't have bought".


Winter Storm Watch For Entire Tri State Area Late Tuesday Through Wednesday

Winter Storm Watch For Entire Tri State Area Late Tuesday Through Wednesday

A map shared by the National Weather Service shows anticipated snowfall across the state, though, by the time the storm strikes late Wednesday morning, it is possible the predictions may have changed. This will be enough to cause blowing snow. The NWS also warned that the nor'easter would bring more of the conditions that the mid-Atlantic and Northeast saw last week from heavy snow and strong winds to extreme flooding in some places.


Ryan, other conservatives fear trade war from Trump's tariffs

Ryan, other conservatives fear trade war from Trump's tariffs

Highly restrictive. Mexico must do much more on stopping drugs from pouring into the U.S. They have not done what needs to be done. "I have no reason to think he's going to change". There was speculation that Cohn, who told Trump the markets would slump on a tariffs threat, might step down as a result of Trump's decision, but there was no indication of a such a move anytime soon, a senior White House official said.