• Trump says 'wouldn't mind' scrapping Nafta for bilateral deals
Trump says 'wouldn't mind' scrapping Nafta for bilateral deals

Freeland on Sunday echoed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , who said that that reasoning is " insulting and unacceptable ". "You sell more things to us every year than to UK, Japan, and China combined". Trump said on Friday he might prefer to end NAFTA in favor of separate bilateral agreements with the two US neighbors. The Trump administ...

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  • Fury in Kashmir after youth killed by police vehicle
Fury in Kashmir after youth killed by police vehicle

The incident triggered massive outrage following which the J&K police agreed to a "peace plan" with the management of the mosque to not deploy forces in its vicinity during Friday prayers, the first time in many years. One of the injured was Bhat. Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah criticised the state government for the incident. Now they just ...

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  • Five Thousand Deaths in Puerto Rico Caused By Hurricane Maria
Five Thousand Deaths in Puerto Rico Caused By Hurricane Maria

They then compared their results with the official mortality rates for the same period in 2016, more than a year before the hurricane struck the island. "Think how many lives might have been saved if Puerto Rico's devastation had been handled with the seriousness and urgency it deserved". "Quantifying the effect of natural disasters on so...

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  • Rajoy ousted by man he beat twice in polls
Rajoy ousted by man he beat twice in polls

Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy , whose People's Party has been embroiled in a scandal over kickbacks, is stepping down after losing a no-confidence vote. President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, has full confidence in the new Spanish government, a spokeswoman said at a daily press briefing on Friday.

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  • Trump targets German automakers - report | Automotive Industry News
Trump targets German automakers - report | Automotive Industry News

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said earlier this month that he would launch an investigation into whether automobile imports are hurting US national security. So Why Does Trump Want To Push Out German Cars? They dwarf sales of the two USA luxury models: Cadillac and Lincoln. Overall, European automakers shipped 37 billion euros, or $43.2 bi...

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  • Trump may ban German luxury carmakers next
Trump may ban German luxury carmakers next

But that includes a significantly higher percent of high-line vehicles, as three of the four main German brands focus on luxury segments. The decision included a worldwide 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports.

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  • Deadly Belgium attack was act of terrorism, prosecutors say
Deadly Belgium attack was act of terrorism, prosecutors say

The man who killed two policewomen and a civilian in the Belgian city of Liege Tuesday morning is now believed to have killed a man the night before, authorities said. "He used the weapons on the officers, who died", the Liege prosecutor's spokesman, Philippe Dulieu, told reporters. Police and security officials also assembled in Brussels and A...

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  • China general slams 'irresponsible comments' on South China Sea
China general slams 'irresponsible comments' on South China Sea

China relying on muscle to use weapons to pursue goals not favored by worldwide tribunals " is not a way to make long-term collaboration the rule of the road in a region that's important to China's future", Mattis said , when asked to elaborate more on the consequences.

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  • Kim says committed to denuclearisation of Korean peninsula
Kim says committed to denuclearisation of Korean peninsula

Kim Yong Chol is the highest-ranking North Korean official to visit the United States in almost 20 years. President Trump has wanted the meeting to pressure Pyongyang into giving up its nuclear weapons in return for relief from economic sanctions.

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  • Sanders: Trump still has 'concerns' about spy allegations
Sanders: Trump still has 'concerns' about spy allegations

Noah began by criticizing the president for "crowd-testing" his "latest new conspiracy" at Tuesday's rally in Tennessee, which is the assertion that the Federal Bureau of Investigation placed an informant to surveil several members of the Trump campaign for political purposes, something he called "total bullsh*t".

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  • U.S. vetoes U.N. resolution denouncing violence against Palestinians
U.S. vetoes U.N. resolution denouncing violence against Palestinians

China, France and Russian Federation were among the countries that voted in favor of the draft put forward by Kuwait on behalf of Arab countries. It calls for urgent steps "to ensure an immediate, durable and fully respected ceasefire" and asks UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for a written report within 60 days detailing recommendations about...

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  • Navarro contradicts Mnuchin's assertion that trade war with China is on hold
Navarro contradicts Mnuchin's assertion that trade war with China is on hold

The United States said on Tuesday that it still held the threat of imposing tariffs on $50 billion of imports from China and would use it unless Beijing addressed the issue of theft of American intellectual property. The administration is nonetheless negotiating with China. After announcing tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on a...

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  • Summit with Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un back on
Summit with Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un back on

The prideful but cash-poor pariah state requires that a foreign country foot the bill at its preferred lodging: The Fullerton, a magnificent neoclassical hotel near the mouth of the Singapore River where just one presidential suite costs more than $6,000 per night.

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  • Summit preparations intensify with Pompeo, top North Korean to meet
Summit preparations intensify with Pompeo, top North Korean to meet

In Singapore, a team of United States officials was at a hotel on the resort island of Sentosa but declined to comment. Kim Yong Chol , a four-star general who has been at the forefront of North Korea's diplomatic outreach, landed at Beijing Capital International Airport on Tuesday, according to television footage from the airport.

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  • Trump revises Comey firing, Giuliani blasts 'lynching mob'
Trump revises Comey firing, Giuliani blasts 'lynching mob'

A memo written by dismissed former Federal Bureau of Investigation deputy director Andrew McCabe reportedly suggests he was concerned that Rosenstein gave Trump an excuse for dismissing Comey in May 2017. Sean Hannity reacted to a report that prosecutors in the District of Columbia are considering filing charges against fired Deputy FBI Direc...

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  • Lake Tahoma Dam in Western North Carolina Deemed Safe, Evacuations Lifted
Lake Tahoma Dam in Western North Carolina Deemed Safe, Evacuations Lifted

The governor on Wednesday urged people to drive with caution and "keep a close eye on forecasts and flood watches", as the state expects to see heavy rainstorms and possible flash floods through the rest of the week. Residents and businesses near Lake Tahoma Dam appear to have dodged potential disaster Wednesday, after emergency officials calle...

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  • Russian journalist's fake murder in Ukraine involved pig's blood, morgue
Russian journalist's fake murder in Ukraine involved pig's blood, morgue

Then, on Wednesday, Babchenko appeared alive at a press conference , and Ukrainian security officials revealed that they staged the murder in order to expose a plan to kill Babchenko, which they blamed on Russian Federation. Asked about his next steps, he said: "I plan to get some decent sleep, maybe get drunk, and then wake up in two or thr...

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  • Donald Trump says, Mueller team will meddle in midterm polls
Donald Trump says, Mueller team will meddle in midterm polls

In announcing Comey's firing in 2017, the White House initially cited his handling of the Clinton email investigation, seizing on the FBI director's decision to divulge details of the probe to the public during her campaign against Trump.

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  • Malaysia says it will axe high-speed railway to Singapore
Malaysia says it will axe high-speed railway to Singapore

Dr Mahathir earlier said that the Singapore government has yet to be officially notified of the decision to scrap the project but would be informed nonetheless. Jotting down his comments on the Facebook site of a news outlet, Richard Koh said there was a need to slow down some developments when Malaysia's finance and economy is "in trouble".

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  • Trump wants a total ban on German luxury vehicle imports ars_ab.settitle(1316879)
Trump wants a total ban on German luxury vehicle imports ars_ab.settitle(1316879)

An exclusive report from German magazine WirtschaftsWoche cites several unnamed USA and European diplomats. Trump reportedly told French President Emmanuel Macron that he would continue to pursue tough trade policies, with the goal of stopping Mercedes-Benz models from driving down Fifth Avenue in NY, according to a WirtschaftsWoche report ...

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