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Trump levies steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico

He ominously recalled the pre-World War II period saying, " Economic nationalism leads to war ". In the case of Canada and Mexico , the US ...

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Donald Trump waits on Kim Jong-un letter, talks up possible meeting

It said Kim wanted to meet Trump but didn't make any concessions or threats, as have marked his previous communications. "I think we're going ...

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Mattis accuses China of 'intimidation and coercion' in South China Sea

Speaking at a high-profile security summit in Singapore , the Pentagon chief also said the U.S. military continues to support diplomats pushing...

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Canada/US on verge of trade war?

Ottawa's retaliation could also hit Canadian companies that sell numerous affected US goods. But Dr Fox warned against a "tit-for-tat" escalat...

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Pushing the envelope: Why was Kim's letter for Trump so big

Pompeo said they finished everything they needed to address in the morning session. After trading threats of war a year ago, the two men agr...

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VISA card payment system problems hit local shops and services in Wrexham

HSBC bank's UK Twitter account said: "From what we understand there are still intermittent issues but services are slowly recovering ". Our goa...

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Rival UN Security Council proposals on Gaza both fail

US Ambassador Nikki Haley described the text as a "grossly one-sided approach" and vowed "the United States will unquestionably veto " the meas...

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Pacific Command Change Highlights Growing Importance of Indian Ocean Area

Davidson took charge of the command from Admiral Harry B. Harris Jr". One official said the USA wants to work more with India to help that n...

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UCD climbs in world rankings

Administered by Elsevier, the survey “targets experienced, published scholars, who offer their views on excellence in research and teaching with...

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China vows to retaliate after United States imposes fresh tariffs

Treasury Steven Mnuchin said then the conflict was "on hold" after Beijing promised to buy more US goods to help narrow its multibillion-dolla...

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The Mexican peso is sliding as the U.S. moves forward with tariffs

Mexico announced it will retaliate with duties on United States products including fruit, pork bellies, cheese and flat steel . Mexico cam...

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USA vows UN Security Council veto of proposal on Palestinians

A Security Council resolution needs nine votes in favor and no vetoes by any of the permanent members - the United States, Britain, France, Russ...

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Russian Federation gives 'green light' for Israeli action against Iran in Syria

More than 2,000 U.S. troops are now in Syria fighting alongside the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the northeast as well as in the enclave of...

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Trump jabs Dems after Obama-era immigration photos go viral

It's a classic strategy that he has deployed in toxic immigration wars before: Tout his toughness and dedication to law and order while blaming ...

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Knife attack on German train followed dispute between men

The attacker is then said to have attacked and injured a female police officer after which her colleague then shot and killed the man. The sta...

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Trump says June 12 summit with Kim Jong Un back on

Kim Yong Chol arrived at White House Friday afternoon, where he was greeted by chief of staff John Kelly. Earlier, President Trump said t...

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Jury awards 4 cents to family of black man killed by deputy

But their verdict was beyond shocking. Hill was in his garage in the South Florida city of Fort Pierce, listening to loud music when a paren...

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The Moment a Senior Obama Aide Learned Trump Won the Election

His aides reassured him that he still would have won had he been able to run for another term and that the next generation had more in common ...

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Political novice Giuseppe Conte sworn in as Italy's new PM

Conte initially dropped his bid to secure cabinet after President Mattarella's blocked Conte's initial choice for economy minister , which cas...

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Visa transactions affected by service disruption

The company provides a range of merchant services to over 60,000 independent businesses across the United Kingdom and Ireland, according to thei...

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Trump to meet Abe before 'expected' Kim summit

Pompeo and Kim met during the secretary of state's two trips to Pyongyang in April and May. He would be the highest-level North Korean off...

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Kim talks still not confirmed - but there’s progress, Pompeo says

The U.S. president reversed his stance following a subsequent quick and conciliatory statement from North Korea expressing Kim's "fixed will" ...

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Deadbeat son called cops on dad before finally moving out

Despite his objections and please for more time to prepare to move, a New York State Supreme Court Justice ruled in favor of the parents and gav...

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Trump hoping to effectively block German auto imports to US?

The weekly German business magazine WirtschaftsWoche cited several unnamed USA and European diplomats who revealed that at last month's meetin...

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‘Asia will have a better future if India, China work together’

India wants an "open and stable" worldwide trade regime that gives a level-playing field to all countries, said PM Narendra Modi in Singapor...

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Cyclist armed with MASSIVE knife confronts driver in horrifying clip

The Volkswagen nearly hits the cyclist while trying to pull out into traffic which appears to start the confrontation. He is seen angrily sprint...

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Vietnam speaks out after United States warships sail near Paracel Islands

Reuters first reported that two US Navy warships sailed near South China Sea islands claimed by China on Sunday, prompting anger in Beijing, whi...

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US will veto UN draft on protecting Palestinians

Israel denied that it has agreed to a ceasefire with Palestinian militants in Gaza as claimed by Hamas after the worst military flare-up since a...

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GOP’s Gowdy rejects Trump’s ‘spy’ claim, defends FBI probe

Trump blasted his attorney general earlier today in a tweet responding to South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy (R), who recently said th...

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Hurricane Maria Killed Thousands More Than Katrina, Study Says

Tuesday's survey makes it clear that more than three times as many people died as a result of Hurricane Maria versus Hurricane Katrina, and ...

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