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Text of Trump's latest complaints about Canadian trade

Speaking to farmers in the cheese-producing state of Wisconsin this week, Mr Trump said his push for "fair trade terms" with all U.S. trading partners included Canada, where "some very unfair things h...

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Anzac Day chance to celebrate who we are as Australians

Anzac Day is our national day of remembrance, and New Zealand's as well and it is an occasion that commemorates all soldiers from both nations who have served and died in all wars, conflicts and peace...

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Le Pen steps down as party leader

Voters seemed to be warming to the extreme-right candidate Marine Le Pen, who is like France's Donald Trump , if Donald Trump also had the power to actually destroy the European Union instead of ...

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Trump Backs Away From Demand for Border Wall Money

Trump Backs Away From Demand for Border Wall Money

Congress must pass a $1 trillion catch-all spending bill to pay for all agencies of government by midnight Friday or trigger a partial shutdown the next day, which happens to coincide with the 100th d...

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Sydney sightseeing day planned for Pence

Sydney sightseeing day planned for Pence

As part of the agreement, the asylum seekers from Australia would be subject to "extreme vetting" measures, and Australia would resettle refugees from El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. Pence said ...

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Labour eyes referendum on Brexit deal in 2017 manifesto

Labour eyes referendum on Brexit deal in 2017 manifesto

May, who made the shock call for an early election on Tuesday, needs to bolster her narrow majority of 17 seats ahead of tortuous Brexit talks with Brussels that could reopen old wounds within her Con...

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Ousted S. Korean President indicted for corruption

Ousted S. Korean President indicted for corruption

Prosecutors state that she was charged with abuse of power, bribery, coercion, and for leaking state secrets. In referring the case to the court, the prosecution charged Park of illegally collecting...

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Government shutdown looms amid standoff over budget

Government shutdown looms amid standoff over budget

Hours after Trump touted the importance of building a wall, a White House official signaled later Monday that the President won't insist on that funding in a spending bill to keep the government runni...

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US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban

US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban

Speaking beside Mattis at a joint news conference Monday, the top US commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson , declined to refute reports that Russian Federation is arming the Taliban with we...

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Assad still has massive chemical weapons stockpile: former Syrian chemical warfare head

Sources say things got complicated when President Trump bombed a Syrian airfield in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack that systematically murdered innocent Syrian men, women and children. Russ...

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In call to Donald Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over North Korea

In call to Donald Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over North Korea

South Korea said on Monday it was in talks about holding joint drills with a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group, as U.S. President Donald Trump called the leaders of Japan and China amid fears North...

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Poll gives UK May's Conservatives commanding lead ahead of June election

Plaid Cymru would win three seats and the Liberal Democrats one. The Electoral Calculus is now predicting the Tories to win 410 seats, which would give the ruling party a whopping parliamentary majori...

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Old-guard rallies around newcomer Macron for French runoff

Old-guard rallies around newcomer Macron for French runoff

Both that vote and the May 7 runoff are widely seen as a litmus test for the populist wave that a year ago prompted Britain to vote to leave the European Union and America to elect Donald Trump presid...

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Just say 'non': In change election, France must reject fascism

Ms Le Pen scored very highly in rural and so-called "peri-urban" areas. In a solemn address from the Elysee palace, Hollande said he would vote for Macron, his former economy minister, because Le ...

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Trump Administration Looking for Confrontation With Iran - Ex-CIA Chief of Staff

Trump Administration Looking for Confrontation With Iran - Ex-CIA Chief of Staff

He nevertheless added that the Trump administration had "no intention of passing the buck to a future administration on Iran ". "Iran's nuclear ambitions are a grave risk to global peace and security...

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China Warns Unhinged Trump to Stop Making Matters Worse With North Korea

China Warns Unhinged Trump to Stop Making Matters Worse With North Korea

Trump has repeatedly pressured China to help solve rising tensions in the Asia-Pacific over North Korea's ballistic missile and nuclear weapon programs. But right now, we're saying "don't test, don't ...

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French Presidential Election In Focus

French Presidential Election In Focus

Le Pen will be keen to avoid a repetition of 2002 when her father and National Front founder, Jean-Marie Le Pen, got through to the second round in a surprise vote but went on to lose in a humiliating...

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NY state approves plan for free college tuition

NY state approves plan for free college tuition

NY officially became the first USA state to cover public college tuition for middle-class students on Sunday . The Excelsior requires people to work in NY state for at least two years after they re...

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North Korea parades what appears to be new ICBM

North Korea parades what appears to be new ICBM

Han Song Ryol, North Korea's Vice Minister, accused President Donald Trump of building a "vicious cycle" of tensions. "US Pacific Command is fully committed to working closely with our allies in the...

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Palestinian hunger strikers' leader in solitary confinement

Palestinian hunger strikers' leader in solitary confinement

According to reports , he was transferred along with three other prisoners from Israel's Hadarim prison to Jalama prison, north of Jenin in an effort to thwart the ongoing hunger strike among almost...

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