• The US Must Tread Carefully in Renegotiating NAFTA
The US Must Tread Carefully in Renegotiating NAFTA

Agriculture is a potential target for retaliatory tariffs from China if Trump pushes ahead. America's trade deficit with China hit $375.2 billion in 2017, equivalent to two-thirds of the country's total trade deficit of $566 billion. "All of those commodities are denominated in US dollars", said Eric Theoret, a currency strategist at Scotiaba...

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  • Trump pardons Navy sailor who took photos inside sub
Trump pardons Navy sailor who took photos inside sub

Prosecutors rejected the comparison, and said that unlike Clinton, Saucier had admitted to wrongdoing. Kristian Saucier, 31, of Vermont, is the second person to be pardoned in the Trump administration; past year, the president controversially pardoned former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of criminal contempt of court for ignor...

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  • AIKS takes to streets in Thane, demands complete loan waiver
AIKS takes to streets in Thane, demands complete loan waiver

They in large numbers are marching towards Mumbai to press their demands. According to Ajit Nawale, state general secretary of Akhil Bhartiya Kisan Sabha, 1,753 farmers have committed suicide in the state since local government announced a loan waiver package.

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  • Five Tiger advance to finals during Day 1 of NCAA Indoors
Five Tiger advance to finals during Day 1 of NCAA Indoors

Chapman's record is the fifth record set during the indoor season since December. "He has as good of a chance as anybody else in the field", said head coach Dave Self. National Athletes and Coaches of the Year for the 2018 NJCAA Indoor Track & Field season were announced Wednesday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association ...

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  • Trump announces steel, aluminum tariffs amid mounting global dissent
Trump announces steel, aluminum tariffs amid mounting global dissent

The new tariffs will take effect in 15 days, with America's neighbors indefinitely spared "to see if we can make the deal", Trump says . The European Commission had already warned on Wednesday that if the U.S. These offers could come in the form of promises to purchase USA steel or through voluntary restrictions on steel exports th...

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  • Afghanistan- UN envoy disputes Taliban's no talks argument with Kabul
Afghanistan- UN envoy disputes Taliban's no talks argument with Kabul

The fighters, including Abdullah, were killed in a strike on a TTP camp, the group said in a statement texted to local journalists in Pakistan's Bajaur district, which borders Kunar, on Wednesday. The instability has persisted in the country since the 2001 US-led invasion to defeat the Taliban a href="https://sputniknews.com/tags/tag_al-Qaeda/"...

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  • Bill filed to legalize sports betting in Louisiana
Bill filed to legalize sports betting in Louisiana

The NCAA, NFL and National Hockey League have remained quiet on the issue as they await the Supreme Court ruling. "This approach will allow us to develop a relationship with all the major sports leagues so that it is beneficial to everyone".

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  • We don't need advice from failed state: India lambasts Pak in UN
We don't need advice from failed state: India lambasts Pak in UN

He said that the role of the UN Military Observers Group in India and Pakistan (UNMOGIP) was crucial to ensure peace at the LoC. India also urged the UNHRC to call on Pakistan to end cross-border infiltration, to dismantle special terrorist zones, safe havens and sanctuaries, and to take verifiable actions, including on terror financing.

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  • Trump Signs Off on US Metals Tariffs, Exempts Canada and Mexico
Trump Signs Off on US Metals Tariffs, Exempts Canada and Mexico

The administration would have done well to allow President Trump's signature legislative achievement to do its work in boosting the competitiveness of all USA firms, rather than follow the rash path of imposing tariffs that could dampen the economic benefits of the first major tax reform plan in 31 years.

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  • Anthony Davis Will Be Day-To-Day After Suffering A Sprained Ankle
Anthony Davis Will Be Day-To-Day After Suffering A Sprained Ankle

Davis sat out after suffering an ankle injury in Wednesday's 114-101 win over the Sacramento Kings . During their winning streak, the Pelicans had averaged over 125 points per game. Holiday averages 5.8 assists for the season, but in his past ten games has averaged 8.5 assists (including a huge 17 dimes two games ago against the Clippers) to g...

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  • Rep. Hanabusa Comments on Trump, Jong-un Meeting
Rep. Hanabusa Comments on Trump, Jong-un Meeting

We could make a deal that gives North Korea economic help in exchange for some restrictions on their nuclear program, and they could then cheat on the deal and maintain their nuclear capability, and we'd be back in the same place. David E. Sanger is a New York Times writer. "The maximum pressure campaign-we're not letting up". He's oscillat...

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  • Muslims offer prayers in Kandy under Sri Lankan Army protection
Muslims offer prayers in Kandy under Sri Lankan Army protection

However, the weekly religious activity went off without incident, authorities said. Freedom from Torture is concerned that the announcement that the government of Sri Lanka has declared a state of emergency will be an excuse for security forces to take a step backwards in their use of arbitrary detention and torture to control protests and unrest...

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  • After all that, ex-Trump aide arrives for grand jury
After all that, ex-Trump aide arrives for grand jury

He said he had worked for hours to produce the thousands of emails and other communications requested by Mueller, who is investigating whether the Trump campaign improperly coordinated with Russian Federation during the 2016 presidential election.

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  • The State Department warns spring breakers against visiting Mexico's Playa del Carmen
The State Department warns spring breakers against visiting Mexico's Playa del Carmen

If you're planning to play in Playa Del Carmen this spring break, you might want to change your plans. A few weeks ago, there was an explosion on a tourist ferry between Playa del Carmen and Cozumel island, which injured 26 people. Americans visiting other parts of the country - including Quintana Roo, where Playa del Carmen is located - are on...

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  • Jeff Flake threatens bill to nullify Trump's tariffs
Jeff Flake threatens bill to nullify Trump's tariffs

John McCain, expressed concern that Trump's sharp tariffs will actually hurt the US economy. "I believe that these tariffs will actually cost us jobs, rather than protecting them". "I just haven't persuaded him yet". Canada and Mexico will initially be exempt from the tariffs, but both House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mi...

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  • British Investigators Visit Graves of Russian Ex-Spy's Wife and Son
British Investigators Visit Graves of Russian Ex-Spy's Wife and Son

About 180 troops have been brought in to help remove vehicles and potentially-contaminated objects around the crime scene due to their specialist knowledge, said police. "A well-equipped lab and a very experienced analytical chemist can do it, but it's not the sort of thing a chancer doing kitchen-sink chemistry can get away with", said chemical we...

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  • Parkland shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz back in front of judge today
Parkland shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz back in front of judge today

The National Rifle Association immediately filed a federal lawsuit against Florida, saying the age-minimum section of the law violates the second and 14th amendments of the US Constitution. The proposal bans the sale of bump stocks , attachments that enable a semi-automatic rifle to fire like a machine gun. The shooting was the deadliest to occur ...

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  • European Union prepared to retaliate against Trump's tariffs: commissioner
European Union prepared to retaliate against Trump's tariffs: commissioner

Brussels has prepared a list of United States products to hit with countermeasures if its exports are affected by the tariffs, but says it hopes to join Canada and Mexico in being exempted. market, pushing prices down and endangering EU jobs. Sen. Jeff Flake said that he will introduce legislation to nix Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum...

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  • Details Of Trump's Military Parade Drop … There Aren't Any Tanks
Details Of Trump's Military Parade Drop … There Aren't Any Tanks

The event is being planned for November 11, Veterans Day, along a route from the White House to the Capitol. As the invited guest of French President Emmanuel Macron, Trump watched enthusiastically from a reviewing stand as the French military showcased its tanks and fighter jets, including many USA -made planes, along the famed Champs-Elysees.

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  • Jury Returns With Verdict For Former Texas State Student
Jury Returns With Verdict For Former Texas State Student

Her unborn child did not survive. "Please. I just want them to be OK". Her blood liquor level was 0.199, as indicated by KXAN , and as far as possible in Texas is 0.08. She suffered from a brain bleed, and heard about the death of her husband and unborn child's death while in the hospital. Guerrero broke down crying on the stand when she spoke...

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  • Snow storm pounds U.S. northeast for second time in 1 week
Snow storm pounds U.S. northeast for second time in 1 week

The Portland Press Herald reported that thousands lost power Thursday in ME as the nor'easter produced wind gust topping 40 miles per hour. In the NY area, John F. Pennsylvania utility companies say more than 110,000 customers are without power following the state's second major snowstorm in less than a week.

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  • School shooting calls released; gun bill on governor's desk
School shooting calls released; gun bill on governor's desk

Now he must decide whether to sign it. Scott has not said what he will do, and he plans to take up the issue Friday with relatives of 17 people slain in the attack. "I just don't think shutting schools down over a protest is a good idea in general", said Brunson. Dispatcher: "And they said it's happening in the school?" "We have paid a awful pr...

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  • School Surveillance Video Capturing
School Surveillance Video Capturing "Accidental" Fatal Shooting Of Teen Raises Questions

In a prepared statement , Birmingham City Schools' Superintendent Lisa Herring said: "We planned that today would be a day of comfort and care for students, and not a day of instruction". Michael Jerome Barber is also facing a charge of certain persons forbidden to possess a pistol for bringing a pistol to the campus and "recklessly causing the de...

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  • Trump Signals Metals-Tariff Exemption for `Our Ally' Australia
Trump Signals Metals-Tariff Exemption for `Our Ally' Australia

United States President Donald Trump has announced he will not be imposing steel and aluminium tariffs on Australia. Those duties are set to take effect in the next few weeks. "Ideally, some of them will be dealt with in this 15-day process so that they don't hit those countries", Mnuchin told reporters Friday, citing the legal time-frame for imple...

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  • No. 1 men's basketball beats Louisville 75-58 in ACC Tournament quarterfinal
No. 1 men's basketball beats Louisville 75-58 in ACC Tournament quarterfinal

He covers sports all across the state of Kentucky for Sports Night, which airs weeknights at 6:30 and 10:30 on Spectrum News. The Hurricanes closed the season with a four-game winning streak, while fourth-seeded Clemson is going in the opposite direction.

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