Mrs. Merkel Goes To Washington: German Chancellor Will Meet President Trump Tuesday
Snowstorms bearing down the U.S. east coast have forced German Chancellor Angela Merkel to postpone her visit to Washington DC. He is also likely to know her views on how the United States could help in resolving the conflict situation in Ukraine - which was ignited after Russia's annexation of Crimea in 2014.
De Maizière shared the information with Merkel, who called for the border to remain open just hours before it was scheduled to close.
Trump will also be looking to Merkel's experience on the world stage, including in dealing with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
During his presidential campaign, Trump criticized Merkel over Germany's refugee policies. A number of prominent German business leaders, including BMW CEO Harald Krüger and Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser, will join her on the trip to lobby against harsh tax hikes on German cars and moderate discussion on reducing America's $65 billion trade deficit with Germany.
But the Trump administration-whose officials have already sniped at Germany for its hefty trade surplus-shouldn't mistake Mrs. Merkel's pursuit of good.
Dutch bar plane carrying Turkish foreign minister from landing
He added, "If tension will increase (between the two countries) because of my visit, then let it increase". Some local authorities in Germany, Austria and Switzerland have earlier called off Turkish rallies.
US Attorney Preet Bharara Tweets That He Has Been Fired
The demand for resignations seems a way to ensure he will have a team of new federal prosecutors more likely to share his agenda. Attorney Mark Yancey. "The way the Obama administration handled it was appropriate and respectful and classy", he said.
RadioShack files for bankruptcy, again, placing future in doubt
RadioShack originally filed Chapter 11 in February 2015 after struggling to compete with online retailers and big box chains. According to Bloomberg , Sprint is working with General Wireless to convert several hundred locations into Sprint stores.
"Free trade has only made this success story in the USA possible - 70 percent of the automobiles produced here are exported", Krueger said at a conference in February.
Merkel and Trump are expected to discuss a range of critical issues, including the future of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
During the 2016 USA presidential campaign, Trump regularly criticized Merkel for her open-door refugee policy, contrasting it with what he promised would be tighter controls in the United States if he won office. He once said what she did in Germany with refugees was "insane".
Merkel and President Donald Trump now are set to meet for the first time on Friday. Whether the situations in Ukraine and Syria are addressed or ignored after the meeting will be an important indicator of the administration's approach to both conflicts.
Jewish community centers receive more bomb threats
It received its first threat on Tuesday and the center declared: "We will remain open". "These threats cause disruption". The Mandel Jewish Community Center in Beachwood was among those receiving an email bomb threat on March 12.
Seton Hall returns to NCAA Tournament, draws Arkansas
Key was fouled attempting a 3-pointer, but only made the last of the three tries to cut Kentucky's lead to 64-62. It'll be the fourth time in SEC Tournament history that Kentucky and Arkansas (25-8) have met in the finals.
Barcelona lose, Madrid win to go top
Arda Turan, Denis Suarez, Andre Gomes - three players you don't generally see starting for Barcelona , and today showed why. Two-goal hero in midweek Neymar was one of five changes to the Barca side due to an abductor injury.
NCAA Tournament Predictions 2017: Final Four Picks
For the first time in four appearances, South Dakota State men's basketball team goes into the NCAA Tournament as a 16 seed. Regular season champion Purdue is the highest seed from the conference, as the No. 4 in the Midwest Region.
Violence Erupts In The Streets After South Korean President's Fall
Hereupon, in a unanimous decision by the court panel, we issue a verdict: "We dismiss the defendant, President Park Geun-hye". Prime Minister Hwang, a Park loyalist, became acting president when parliament voted to impeach her on December 9.
Bernstein Reaffirms "Underperform" Rating for American Airlines Group Inc (AAL)
The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of -6.9% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of -6.9 percent. Quadrature Capital Ltd raised its stake in shares of American Airlines Group by 1,206.6% in the second quarter.
Patriots trade for Panthers' talented if unproductive Kony Ealy at minimal cost
At 25, though, Ealy is a player riddled with upside who has only started 15 games over the first three years of his career. Defensive end Chris Long announced earlier he would not be returning to the Patriots, and Jabaal Sheard is a free agent.
Wellesley fire chief reminds you to check smoke & CO alarms this weekend
Whether you are awake or asleep, a working smoke detector is always on alert, scanning the air for fire and smoke. Brock said he very seldom sees serious injuries in homes or businesses where there are working smoke detectors.
Sonos Play:3 Wireless Smart Speaker For $255.84
As for features? Well, this is Sonos, and typically the Playbase makes up for a shortage of physical elements with software. The company's wireless speakers offer a seamless way to stream high-quality music in one room or throughout an entire home.
Dusseldorf police: Several people injured in ax attack at train station
Earlier, Bruno Macedo tweeted from a train stuck outside the station: "Man with axe chased by police in Dusseldorf". Witnesses reported seeing injured people lying on the ground, and at least one man armed with an axe.