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Perdue Says Trump Sees Benefits of NAFTA for Farmers

Perdue Says Trump Sees Benefits of NAFTA for Farmers

Leaving the three-nation deal would reduce US exports to Canada and Mexico by 17.4 percent each, lower American companies' global exports by 2.5 percent and diminish the purchasing power of the averag...

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National Basketball Association outlines plan for nationwide sports betting

National Basketball Association outlines plan for nationwide sports betting

Giving them a piece of the sports betting pie could create lucrative new revenue streams for pro sports leagues - but would potentially diminish the revenue set aside for public education or governmen...

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Zimbabwe president: 'Transparent' elections before July

Zimbabwe president: 'Transparent' elections before July

Unlike his predecessor Mugabe who reportedly lost the 2008 elections to opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai of the Movement for Democratic Change, but refused to leave office, Mnangagwa said he wo...

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Amid opioid epidemic, Philly officials announce support for safe injection site

Amid opioid epidemic, Philly officials announce support for safe injection site

Safe injection sites are locations where users can do drugs under the supervision of a doctor who can administer an overdose antidote if necessary. "We are facing an epidemic of historic proportion...

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Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis

Indonesian troops show off snake-handling skills for Mattis

An aerial display accompanied to the " Mission Impossible " theme tune saw soldiers launch themselves from helicopters together with dogs to stage a mock manhunt for a pair of "terrorists". "And so we...

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Spain's Supreme Court rejects request to arrest Catalan ex-president

Spain's Supreme Court rejects request to arrest Catalan ex-president

However, the Catalan parliament's speaker said Puigdemont was the only candidate chosen by parliament to rule the region. The Supreme Court of Spain [official website, in Spanish] on Monday r...

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Maduro says he's ready to stand for re-election

Maduro says he's ready to stand for re-election

Venezuelan government, stuck in an economic crisis , will summon early presidential elections to which Nicholas Maduro, the head of state, will appear in an attempt to use favorable electoral dyn...

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The woman is charged with murdering two of her children

The woman is charged with murdering two of her children

Crabtree was arrested in the Brisbane suburb of Coorparoo earlier today after new information was provided to detectives suggesting Erin and Jonathan's deaths - which were originally deemed suicides -...

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Senate voting on Brownback's ambassadorship confirmation — HAPPENING NOW

Senate voting on Brownback's ambassadorship confirmation — HAPPENING NOW

Neither was Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), who is at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Republican Governor Sam Brownback of Kansas, speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conf...

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Measure 101 Health Care Taxes Passed In Oregon

Measure 101 Health Care Taxes Passed In Oregon

The money will also be used as leverage for federal money for low-income citizens' health care expenses. Measure 101 was passing handily in early returns Tuesday night. "It really confirms that Or...

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Martin O'Neill signs new Republic of Ireland contract

Martin O'Neill signs new Republic of Ireland contract

Republic of Ireland fixtures - Thurs, Sep 6th: Wales (a); Sat, Oct 13th: Denmark (h); Tue, Oct 16th: Wales (h); Mon, Nov 19th: Denmark (a). Speaking to the media for the first time in over tw...

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Republicans Overwhelmingly Support Israel While Democrats' Sympathies Split with Palestinians

Republicans Overwhelmingly Support Israel While Democrats' Sympathies Split with Palestinians

At a similar point in Barack Obama's presidency, 47% of Americans said he had struck a proper balance in dealing with the Middle East; 21% said he sided too much with the Palestinians, while 7% said h...

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Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Dario Saric selected for NBA's Rising Stars game

Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Dario Saric selected for NBA's Rising Stars game

The game will be played February 16. Embiid did not play due to injury but Saric played well scoring 17 points on 70% shooting (60% from three) with five rebounds and four assists. Kings' De'Aaron Fox...

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Oakland Mayor Schaaf Calls New Sanctuary Cities Threat 'Un-American'

Oakland Mayor Schaaf Calls New Sanctuary Cities Threat 'Un-American'

President Trump's long ongoing feud with " sanctuary cities ", the jurisdictions that protect undocumented immigrants from deportation or prosecution by refusing to assist federal immigration enforc...

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Sexual harassment is systemic and unacceptable, Trudeau tells Davos

Sexual harassment is systemic and unacceptable, Trudeau tells Davos

Without directly referring to Trump or the U.S., Modi said the "negative impact of this kind of mindset can not be considered less risky than climate change or terrorism". • MI man arrested after th...

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13 captive children leaving in California house

13 captive children leaving in California house

Her brother, Billy Lambert, told Inside Edition that she desired reality show stardom for herself. At a school potluck, he ate like he was famished, she recalled. "That she had used the insult...

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Mokonyane must get to work and address water crisis - Leon Basson

Mokonyane must get to work and address water crisis - Leon Basson

A stone's throw from Newlands' famous stadiums, hundreds of concerned Capetonians queue, an hour before sunrise, outside the gates of the South African Breweries premises to collect what is fast becom...

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Macron Calls from Davos to Limit Negative Effects of Globalization

Macron Calls from Davos to Limit Negative Effects of Globalization

The French President believes that European countries should coordinate their tax policies "because otherwise, talents will disappear". Macron, who began his special address in French but quickly mo...

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Serena Williams to make competitive return to tennis at Fed Cup

Serena Williams to make competitive return to tennis at Fed Cup

Given what Venus' younger sister has accomplished, it's not hard to envision Serena again rising to the top of women's tennis. Williams, 36, has not played competitively since winning the Australian...

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After US solar tariff, China calls protectionism a two-edged sword

Ed Barbier is a professor of economics at Colorado State University and advocates a different approach to help American manufacturers. Seoul plans to file a complaint to the World Trade Organization...

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