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Trump hits European Union on trade days after imposing new tariffs

Trump hits European Union on trade days after imposing new tariffs

Japan has warned of the dangers of tit-for-tat measures. The Trump administration previously indicated it would exempt Canada and Mexico from the tariffs as NAFTA negotiations are underway, and Euro...

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Xi Jinping becomes China's 'president for life' as Parliament abolishes term limits

Xi Jinping becomes China's 'president for life' as Parliament abolishes term limits

Xi began his second five-year term as party chief in October and at the end of the week will be formally appointed by parliament . The vote - never in doubt - gives Xi more time to enact plans to ...

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China doesn't want trade war with United States: commerce minister

China doesn't want trade war with United States: commerce minister

USA control of high-tech exports to China also contributed to bilateral trade imbalance, Zhong said, quoting one US research report which estimated a 35-percent fall in trade deficit with China if the...

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Australia denies security deal was behind USA tariff exemptions

Australia denies security deal was behind USA tariff exemptions

Ms Bishop said the Turnbull government first got wind of the possibility of new tariffs in April 2017 and swung into action with a strong lobbying effort by ministers, officials and business contacts....

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Drop your tariffs and we'll drop ours, Donald Trump tells EU

Drop your tariffs and we'll drop ours, Donald Trump tells EU

Not fair or sustainable. Earlier this week, Trump officially announced tariffs of 25 per cent on steel and 10 per cent on aluminum, despite major opposition from his own party, triggering a possible...

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Shoe hurled at former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore

Shoe hurled at former Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore

TV footage showed a shoe hitting Nawaz Sharif on his shoulder as he came to address the gathering. Though visibly shaken, Sharif was not hurt in the attack. It was the third attack on PML-N leaders ...

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Asian shares rise as trade fears on Trump's tariffs ease

Asian shares rise as trade fears on Trump's tariffs ease

The transatlantic tiff is taking place precisely at the moment that the U.S. is renegotiating NAFTA with its Canadian and Mexican partners, and it's impossible to separate the two theaters of what mig...

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Christopher Liddell Is Front-Runner to Become Trump's Top Economic Adviser

Christopher Liddell Is Front-Runner to Become Trump's Top Economic Adviser

In response, the Prime Minister also tweeted about the conversation, writing: "Great discussion today on security and trade". "It's really an assault on our country", he blasted, announcing the tari...

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Millions dig out after nor'easter slams East Coast with heavy snow

Millions dig out after nor'easter slams East Coast with heavy snow

The European model continues to disagree Friday morning, showing a much weaker storm system along the Carolina coast on Monday with mostly rain during the day and evening. "In order for the stor...

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Trump to rally for endangered Republican in Pennsylvania

Trump to rally for endangered Republican in Pennsylvania

The seat became vacant when Representative Tim Murphy, a Republican and abortion opponent, resigned in October after it was learned that he had encouraged a woman he was having an affair with to termi...

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Trump Threatens to Impose Reciprocal Tax on India, China

Trump Threatens to Impose Reciprocal Tax on India, China

In the 12 months since Mr Trump moved into the White House , the United States trade deficit with the rest of the world has blown out by an eye-watering $US556 billion. Chinese industry groups and re...

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Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha Bye-Elections 2018

Uttar Pradesh Lok Sabha Bye-Elections 2018

The electoral size in larger in Phulpur, where the Commission has registered 19.61 lakh eligible voters, whereas, in Gorakhpur, a total of 19.49 lakh voters are registered. However, the tragedy in Gor...

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Davis Confident Cousins Will Re-sign with Pelicans

Davis Confident Cousins Will Re-sign with Pelicans

After reeling off a franchise record-tying 10 consecutive wins, New Orleans faltered significantly Friday without Davis, who sustained a nasty-looking ankle sprain in the third quarter of Wednesday'...

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Australia dodges United States metal tariffs after Trump, Turnbull do deal

Australia dodges United States metal tariffs after Trump, Turnbull do deal

Turnbull said the two leaders discussed the importance of a "fair and reciprocal" trade relationship between Australia and the US. The meeting, which was planned before Trump's Thursday trade announ...

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PM Modi Holds Bilateral Meets Ahead Of Solar Alliance Summit

PM Modi Holds Bilateral Meets Ahead Of Solar Alliance Summit

It said that as part of a broader bilateral visit after the conference, the Governor-General will meet with business leaders in New Delhi and Chennai, address educational institutions with Australia...

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Department of Justice Officially Submits Bump Stock Ban Regulation Proposal

Department of Justice Officially Submits Bump Stock Ban Regulation Proposal

The step is incremental, and the Justice Department still must go through a lengthy process to make the proposed regulation a reality. The law defines a machine gun as a weapon that fires more tha...

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Trump Might Exempt NATO Allies From Tariffs If They Hike Military Spending

Trump Might Exempt NATO Allies From Tariffs If They Hike Military Spending

Probably not as much as initially hoped (or feared). John McCain, expressed concern that Trump's sharp tariffs will actually hurt the USA economy. A trade war erupts when countries engage in a tit...

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South Africa vs Australia 2nd Test, Day 2, Port Elizabeth

South Africa vs Australia 2nd Test, Day 2, Port Elizabeth

Dean Elgar (57) then combined with Hashim Amla (56) for a gritty 88-run stand to lay a solid platform before both fell in quick succession. A gastro virus continues to play havoc with the second Tes...

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Lawyer for disenfranchised party member seeks Ontario Tory leadership race extension

Lawyer for disenfranchised party member seeks Ontario Tory leadership race extension

Party executives did not immediately respond to a request for comment Thursday but have previously said they were aware of concerns over delays in getting party members the documents they need to vote...

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AIMIM to support TRS in Telangana in biennial elections to RS

AIMIM to support TRS in Telangana in biennial elections to RS

Elections to the five Rajya Sabha seats from the state became necessary as the terms of Kunal Ghosh, Bibek Gupta and Nadimul Haque of the TMC and Tapan Sen of CPI-M will end on April 2. The BSP has al...

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