Washington Free Beacon
20 minutes
France 24
42 minutes
The IMF does monitor currencies and other economic policies in the 189 member countries, and its rules dictate members must "avoid manipulating exchange rates... to gain an unfair competitive advantage over other members." However, in practice the fund can only exert real pressure to change policies on those countries that have IMF loan programs in place. Despite the Trump administration's focus on China, charging it with keeping the renminbi artificially low to make its exports more competitive -- a charge many economists agreed with up until a few years ago -- Beijing in recent years has instead been working to keep the currency's exchange rate from falling too low. In its last annual review of the Chinese economy, in August 2016, the IMF said the renminbi was "broadly in line with fundamentals." But in 2015 it had appreciated by 10 percent and was "moderately stronger" than the state of its economy would dictate, contradicting the Trump administration view of an artificially weak currency.
Sky News
an hour
His departure may be the saddest, and hottest FA Cup exit of the season. -- Rick August. Let's take a look at the weather. Storm Doris is set to bring very strong winds, heavy rain and some snow to parts of the UK and Ireland on Thursday. But ahead of that we already have wet and windy conditions for much of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland and northern England.
TIME - Top Stories
2 hours
France 24
2 hours
Former world number one Angelique Kerber survived as three of the top five seeds were bundled out of the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday. The top seed and winner of two Grand Slams in 2016 dispatched fellow German Mona Bartel 6-4, 6-3 in a second-round match. World number two Kerber is battling to recover the WTA top ranking she claimed last September when winning the US Open, only to see Serena Williams reclaim it with victory at last month's Australian Open. "I'm happy about my performance, I was trying to play my game and focus on every point, I felt strong," Kerber said. The German next plays Puerto Rico's Monica Puig, whom she lost to in the Rio Olympic gold medal match last August. "That match will be completely different," Kerber said. "I will try to do my best against her." Puig ousted 15th seed Caroline Garcia of France 6-1, 4-6, 6-2.
BBC One Wales
3 hours
But the relationship became abusive and the court heard he regularly beat her until one attack in August last year resulted in her murder. Cardiff Crown Court heard that Xixi Bi suffered 41 injuries including broken ribs and a broken jaw. She also had healing fractures from alleged previous attacks. The court heard how a weapon similar to a steel rod was used.
Deadline
3 hours
The feathers are flying today at Global Eagle Entertainment , the airline entertainment and Internet company founded by former CBS and Sony exec Jeff Sagansky and former MGM chief Harry Sloan . Its share price is down more than 29% in mid-day trading after it announced that CEO Dave Davis and CFO Tom Severson who took the job in August resigned, that it will miss the SEC's March 16 deadline to file its annual report for 2016, and warned investors to no longer rely on...
Autocar
4 hours
Lincolnshire Echo
4 hours
Ars Technica UK
5 hours
Ars Technica
6 hours
Ars Technica
6 hours
The Points Guy
6 hours
The Chase Sapphire Reserve is one of the most rewarding credit cards currently available, thanks to solid bonus-category earning rates and a great selection of premium perks. When it launched back in August 2016 , it offered a 100,000-point bonus, but that's since dropped to 50,000 points when you apply online and meet the spending requirement of $4,000 in the first three months from account opening. If you haven't yet applied for the Sapphire Reserve and are interested, there's still one way to nab the 100,000-point sign-up bonus — but you'll want to act sooner than later. If you apply in a Chase branch rather than online and are approved, you'll be eligible for the higher offer, but only through March 12. We've covered the standout features of this card extensively, but let's quickly run through the highlights in case you're on the fence about signing up.
Manchester Evening News
6 hours
Wesley Lennon also known as Wesley Barnard, died after suffering stab wounds in an incident in the Winton area in August
Lincolnshire Echo
6 hours
Nottingham Evening Post
7 hours
The Sun Daily
7 hours
Police scoured the area for evidence as military helicopters whirred overhead. An old man whose four-year-old grandson died in the attack wept. Another man who witnessed the attack, Muhammad Hussain, said he was about to enter the complex when he heard the blast. "When I looked up I saw three armed men, hurling grenades and opening fire," said the 35-year-old civil servant, adding he sought shelter in a nearby police barracks from where he heard the gunbattle. "This continued for some minutes and then I heard another big bang. Some minutes after a policemen told me that it's all over." Lawyers and the judiciary are frequent targets in Pakistan. Among last week's assaults was a bomb blast targeting a van carrying judges in Peshawar, which killed their driver. Last August JuA along with the Islamic State group claimed a suicide bombing in Quetta that killed 73 people, including many of the southwestern city's legal community.
Breitbart News
7 hours
Sweden likes to do things a little differently and so do its criminals, which is why hand grenade attacks on police and rival gangs are not uncommon. While the heavily migrant-populated city of Malmo is best known for its grenade attacks, the Swedish capital of Stockholm has seen at least one as well. As recently as last August an eight-year-old British boy
Bristol Post
7 hours
Hemmings Daily
7 hours
Autoblog
8 hours
The Iran Project
8 hours
He underlined the necessity for all-out cooperation among the regional states, specially Iran and Pakistan, in the campaign against terrorism, and said Tehran is ready for intelligence and military cooperation in line with its bilateral agreements with Pakistan. In relevant remarks in August, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a meeting with Pakistani Ambassador to Tehran Asif Ali Khan Durrani underlined the importance and necessity for cooperation between the two countries in campaign against terrorist groups. Fighting against the terrorist groups is not an easy job and we think that necessary determination and power exists in the Pakistani army and military forces to fight against the terrorists, Rouhani said. He referred to the activities of terrorist groups in the region, and underscored the necessity for cooperation between Tehran and Islamabad to maintain security at the joint borders and in the region.
BBC One Wales
8 hours
Cardiff Crown Court heard how 24-year-old Xixi Bi was killed by Jordan Matthews in a vicious and prolonged attack, which followed months of domestic abuse in their Cardiff home. Nick Palit reports. Clever, beautiful and much loved by her family back in China, Xixi Bi was studying for a master's degree in the Welsh capital. The 24-year-old had started a relationship with barman Jordan Matthews. She showered him with gifts, bought him a car, and paid the rent on their flat in the Llandaff district of the city. But the relationship became abusive, and the court heard he regularly beat her, until one attack in August last year resulted in her murder.
Forbes
8 hours
ISIS militants have suffered a string of defeats on the ground in Iraq, losing an estimated 62 percent of the territory they held in the country in August 2014. Those setbacks have also seriously dented the group's business model and finances.