• Trudeau: It's Insulting U.S. Thinks Canada Is Threat
Trudeau: It's Insulting U.S. Thinks Canada Is Threat

Last week Canada responded to punitive U.S. import taxes levied on Canadian steel and aluminum by U.S. President by Donald Trump , announcing it will retaliate with the same tariffs starting at the end of June. President Donald Trump's administration last week imposed US tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminum from Canada - ...

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  • First Saudi women receive driving licenses amid crackdown
First Saudi women receive driving licenses amid crackdown

Driving schools are also being set up across the kingdom with some female instructors who learned to drive in other countries. General Mohammed al-Bassami of the traffic department previously released a statement on May 8 that indicated women would be allowed to start driving on June 24.

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  • China trade war looms as talks end without deal
China trade war looms as talks end without deal

Trump weighed in on Twitter early Monday by saying, "China already charges a tax of 16% on soybeans". "Chinese officials know these talks are precarious, but may underestimate the domestic political cost Trump now sees in lifting the ZTE ban without major concessions from China", said Andrew Gilholm, the director of China analysis at Control Risk...

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  • India's GDP grows at 7.7% in quarter of 2017-18: Piyush Goyal
India's GDP grows at 7.7% in quarter of 2017-18: Piyush Goyal

Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav today asked if Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to Indonesia and Malaysia during the month of Ramzan an attempt towards "international appeasement" of the minority community. It is down about 6 per cent so far this year against the USA dollar. Healthy topline and bottomline growth in the corporate s...

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  • Is the U.S.-South Korea Alliance Worth It?
Is the U.S.-South Korea Alliance Worth It?

Asked whether the USA maximum-pressure campaign against North Korea would continue, Sanders said US policy had not changed and Washington continued to maintain tough sanctions on Pyongyang. "We are not paying for the DPRK (North Korea) delegation and we are not asking others to do so", Heather Nauert, the department's acting undersecretary for pu...

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  • USA top court rules for baker in gay wedding cake case
USA top court rules for baker in gay wedding cake case

Kennedy said the commission showed a clear and impermissible hostility toward the honest religious beliefs motivating Phillips' objections to making the custom cake. In a brief exchange, Phillips said he could sell the couple other goods, but not a wedding cake, because same-sex marriage ran against his religious beliefs.

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  • Trump says has power to pardon himself; critics disagree
Trump says has power to pardon himself; critics disagree

Debate over the president's pardon powers surfaced over the weekend following the publication of a classified memo sent by Trump's personal legal team to Mueller that outlined the team's argument that the president "could, if he wished, terminate the inquiry, or even exercise his power to pardon if he so desired".

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  • Woman Charged with Manslaughter After Driving Car onto Little League Field
Woman Charged with Manslaughter After Driving Car onto Little League Field

That cellphone video shows a vehicle driving around the infield as onlookers scream for the person to get off the field. Carol Sharrow, 52, of Sanford was charged with manslaughter in the Friday death of Douglas Parkhurst , 68, of West Newfield at a Sanford ball field.

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  • Giuliani says Trump doesn't intend to pardon himself, but 'probably' can
Giuliani says Trump doesn't intend to pardon himself, but 'probably' can

But the very notion sparked sharp dissent, including from a fellow Republican and sometime Trump adviser, former New Jersey governor Chris Christie . " It would be an open question ", Giuliani told the show's host, George Stephanopoulos . Part of the investigation includes whether Trump tried to obstruct justice in the federal probe of Russian ...

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  • Thousands attend funeral of Gaza nurse killed by Israeli fire
Thousands attend funeral of Gaza nurse killed by Israeli fire

Amid global condemnation of its use of lethal force, Israel said numerous dead were militants and that the Israeli army was repelling attacks on the border fence between Israel and Gaza . Her father, Ashraf al-Najjar, had a shop that sold motorcycle parts, which was destroyed in an Israeli airstrike during the 2014 war between Israel and Hamas, ...

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  • Spain's PM Rajoy gets standing ovation ahead of no-confidence vote
Spain's PM Rajoy gets standing ovation ahead of no-confidence vote

The leader of the Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) automatically became Rajoy's replacement as prime minister after presenting the motion which led to Rajoy and his right-wing People's Party (PP) losing power in the wake of the result of the "Gurtel" corruption trial on May 24, in which the PP was found guilty of having benefited economically from wi...

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  • Raising The Alarm: Ex-Econ Officials Say Trump Jobs Tweet Needs Investigation
Raising The Alarm: Ex-Econ Officials Say Trump Jobs Tweet Needs Investigation

There's good reason to have deep concerns about Trump's propensity for breaking the rules . The May jobs report showed the USA economy added 223,000 jobs compared with an average monthly gain of 191,000 over the prior 12 months, and that the unemployment rate edged down to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent.

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  • HELL FREEZES OVER: NYT Defends TRUMP Over Phony Immigration Smears
HELL FREEZES OVER: NYT Defends TRUMP Over Phony Immigration Smears

The DoD has yet to receive formal requests from the Department of Health and Human Services. White said last month that the DoD was awaiting a site survey by HHS to designate additional shelters, to include military bases. "No". Immigrants who present themselves at a United States border to claim asylum-something they have every right to do...

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  • Two dead in plane crash off Long Island
Two dead in plane crash off Long Island

Mr. Krupinski has built the palatial homes owned by such Hamptons luminaries as Martha Stewart and Billy Joel. The FAA and National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the cause of the crash. Coast Guard rescue crews are on scene conducting searches for survivors along with local agencies, fishing vessels, and shore units. The plane went...

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  • China warns US trade deals are off if tariffs go ahead
China warns US trade deals are off if tariffs go ahead

President Donald Trump is pressing Beijing to narrow its politically volatile surplus in trade in goods with the United States, which reached a record $375.2 billion past year. Nationalistic tabloid Global Times said in an editorial that the U.S. ploy of alternating between threats and offers to negotiate showed that it may change its positio...

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  • EU, Canada And Mexico Threaten Tariffs To Retaliate Against U.S.
EU, Canada And Mexico Threaten Tariffs To Retaliate Against U.S.

With U.S. midterm elections this fall, Ottawa hopes those measures will have extra bite. The Trump administration delivered a gut punch to America's closest allies Thursday, imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum from Europe, Mexico and Canada in a move that drew immediate vows of retaliation.

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  • Denmark Bans Islamic Full-Face Veil In Public Spaces
Denmark Bans Islamic Full-Face Veil In Public Spaces

An unnamed 24-year-old French citizen of Pakistani origin challenged the new law. Violators will be fined 1,000 kroner, about $157, for the first offense. "But some people use them to promote an ideology that, if they are successful, will mean many more lose their freedoms". Danish Parliament voted 75-30 for the bans.

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  • Rudy Giuliani: President Trump could pardon himself, but he probably wouldn’t
Rudy Giuliani: President Trump could pardon himself, but he probably wouldn’t

The theory that Trump could also effectively short-circuit the Russian Federation probe by issuing an unprecedented self-pardon, Giuliani added, was a complete non-starter. In a column on Sunday morning, Vox's Matthew Yglesias characterized the memo from Trump's legal team as "a recipe for tyranny" and a "clear and present danger to the rul...

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  • Theresa May calls on Donald Trump to exempt United Kingdom from steel tariffs
Theresa May calls on Donald Trump to exempt United Kingdom from steel tariffs

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin failed to soothe the frustrations of his Group of Seven counterparts over the 25 percent steel and 10 percent aluminium tariffs that Washington imposed on Mexico, Canada and the European Union this week.

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  • North Korea state media says Syria's Assad wants to meet Kim
North Korea state media says Syria's Assad wants to meet Kim

Trump wants to use the meeting to pressure Pyongyang into giving up its nuclear weapons. Before being delivered to the president, the letter was "carefully examined" by the Secret Service in order to make sure it contained nothing which was threatening to the president's physical safety.

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