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14 million American jobs are on the line — Messing with NAFTA

14 million American jobs are on the line — Messing with NAFTA

Videgaray said the Mexican president told Trump that he was aware of internal US politics, but that signing an order for the U.S.to quit NAFTA "would naturally have negative consequences in Mexico, ...

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Turkish Deputy PM: US support of Syrian Kurds is unacceptable

Erdogan said he would take up the issue during a planned meeting with Trump on Tuesday. Ankara says the Kurdish militia known as the YPG , which forms the backbone of the force, is an extension o...

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UK Labour leader Corbyn: I won't quit if I lose election

But Corbyn launched his campaign with an aggressive speech aimed at the party's core voters, criticising the Conservatives for being part of a system which he said was skewed towards the wealthy. "W...

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Nicola Sturgeon rejects 'ludicrous' claims Tory surge could stop referendum bid

In the long years of firstly Tory and then Labour/Liberal control they never happened. In 2012 the Tories won just 115 seats and received 206,599 votes - a 13.3% share. The results are in and the Lo...

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SmackDown Recap: Jinder Mahal Pins Randy Orton

Randy Orton kicked off the show with a huge reaction. They were further cut off by AJ Styles and Kevin Owens. Becky Lynch goes up to the second rope when Tamina provides a distraction at the ap...

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Macron, Le Pen exchange May Day blows across Paris

Macron, Le Pen exchange May Day blows across Paris

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen is facing accusations of plagiarism after a speech she made resembled parts of an address delivered by her defeated rival Francois Fillon just two weeks ear...

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China's Xi says willing to work with SKorea to improve ties

Reports state that Moon has already made a decision to appoint provincial governor Lee Nak-yon as prime minister. Suh was instrumental in setting up two previous summits between the North and South...

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Trump and Putin Agree Violence in Syria Must End

But the leaders appeared to again be edging toward closer cooperation following Tuesday's call. The statement also said they had agreed to "increase dialogue" between fellow diplomats to find a solu...

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AAP tries to drown bribery din in EVM hack clamour

Sacked minister Kapil Mishra alleged that the demonstration was just a tactic employed by the AAP government to divert public attention from real issues. AAP has provided information about the source ...

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Kremlin unveils details about Russian FM Lavrov's visit to Trump's Oval Office

Both countries have recently indicated that relations under Trump have never been so bad. "Unfortunately the previous administration bent over backwards to undermine the solid foundation of those rela...

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Revamped F1 returns to Europe with no clear favorite

Revamped F1 returns to Europe with no clear favorite

That would already be a good step forward". The Red Bulls of Max Verstappen and Daniel Ricciardo follow but neither driver seems to have the power to challenge the leading quartet at the moment. "I ...

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Live demonstration of EVM 'tampering' by AAP; BJP says 'drama'

They are saying they will shoot me, says Kapil Mishra, who is sitting on hunger strike at his Civil Lines residence. Apart from demanding that VVPAT-equipped EVMs be used in future elections, APP wi...

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Tillerson urges SE Asia to minimize NKorea diplomatic ties

Tillerson urges SE Asia to minimize NKorea diplomatic ties

Another official told VOA that while there has been some success regarding the "increased inspections to disrupt North Korea's illicit activities", more could be done. It's clear from the USA perspe...

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Phoenix serial killings suspect: 'I'm innocent'

Phoenix police arrested Saucedo on Monday as a suspect in the Serial Street Shooter case, which had killed nine and wounded two more from 2015 to 2016. Smith said she had grown frustrated as detect...

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Israel summons Sweden's ambassador over support for UNESCO vote

The resolution was supported by 22 countries while 10 voted against it and 23 abstained. He noted that the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Greece, Italy and the Netherlands all voted n...

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China removes envoy Luo Zhaohui's offer of renaming CPEC from speech transcript

China removes envoy Luo Zhaohui's offer of renaming CPEC from speech transcript

In his remarks, Fulvio Martusciello, MEP, referred to the now stalled Belgrade-Budapest railway project, and stated that the unscrupulous methods adopted by China only further confirmed suspicions abo...

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Trump Says NRA Gun Lobby Has 'Friend' in White House

Trump Says NRA Gun Lobby Has 'Friend' in White House

I was proud to receive the NRA's earliest endorsement in the history of the organization, and today I am proud to address the forum for the first time since Ronald Reagan . Part of the protest feat...

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Afghanistan reacts at Pakistani claims regarding the killing of 50 Afghan troops

The Pakistani and Afghan armies have been clashing at the border crossing in southwestern Baluchistan province since Friday. "Afghan border police opens fire on FC detailed for security of populatio...

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Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage amid rising protests

The elected constituents would represent all sectors of the Venezuelan society, including workers, youth, women, peasants, those who receive pensions, and indigenous people, among others. He called it...

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BC election results are 'beginning of something different,' Clark says

In the wildest finish in modern B.C. political history, the election has resulted in a minority government for Christy Clark and the BC Liberals. Both Clark and Green Party leader Andrew Weaver have...

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Trump's first 100 days: A president's very public education

Trump's first 100 days: A president's very public education

The ad , called, "First 100 Days", also hammered the Washington press corps, touting the president's accomplishments "the mainstream media is hiding". Do you ever have any question about anything you ...

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Collapsed interstate bridge in Georgia to open next week

After the fire and collapse, drivers were forced to use longer, congested detours or switch to using the MARTA system. "Absolutely it is safe", McMurry said when asked about how quick the bridge was...

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Conservatives claim there are no more 'no-go areas' in Scotland

The SNP's success in ending Labour's control of Glasgow City Council was matched by an eight-point increase in support across the city. Miss Davidson's party scooped 276 council seats and pushed Lab...

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Islamic body hails UNESCO resolution on status of East Jerusalem

The resolution , submitted by Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar and Sudan, was approved by 22 member states, with 10 voting against and 23 abstaining. "I have instructed Foreign Ministry D...

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White House: Comey committed 'atrocities' during his time as Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Comey should concern everyone", McQuade wrote in an opinion piece for the Washington Post today, saying Trump's timing - when Comey was investigating Russia's interference in the election and possib...

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Democrats & Republicans Accuse One Another of Flip-flopping on Comey

White House spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Mr Trump had considered firing Mr Comey "since the day he was elected president". "When things calm down, they will be thanking me!" he wrote . The...

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China says it has successfully tested new type of missile

China says it has successfully tested new type of missile

China tested a new missile in an area close to the Korean peninsula after warning South Korea against the deployment the US missile defense system THAAD. Observers said broadcasting the alleged satell...

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South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-in sworn in

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday appointed new prime minister, intelligence agency chief, presidential chief of staff and chief of the presidential security service. The system has ange...

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Trump To Visit Israel, Saudi Arabia, Vatican, Meet With Pope

Government and diplomatic circles in Saudi Arabia welcomed today the announcement of the first official visit by US President Donald Trump as a significant step towards "combating terrorism and co...

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NBA Draft Big Board: Ranking the Top 30 Prospects Heading into Combine

NBA Draft Big Board: Ranking the Top 30 Prospects Heading into Combine

The combine deal is potentially valuable because of the coverage the event receives and because it permits the Baltimore-based company to launch NBA-themed apparel and accessories. In two of the las...

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Voters in Canada's British Columbia head to polls in dead-heat race

But the Liberals only need one more seat for a majority - and 176,000 absentee ballots are yet to be counted. There was plenty of smiles and laughter early on at Liberal headquarters as the party to...

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Penn State frat members due in court in pledge's death

Penn State frat members due in court in pledge's death

Luke Visser of Encinitas was among 18 students charged Friday in one of the largest hazing prosecutions in USA history in connection with the death of a 19-year-old freshman after a hazing ritual invo...

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US again warns against travel to NKorea after new detentions

Is the murder of Kim Jong-nam forcing China's hand against North Korea? The school offers free education to children of the North Korean elite, many of whom would otherwise be sent overseas for scho...

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Moon Jae-in sworn in as new South Korean President

Many analysts say Moon likely won't pursue drastic rapprochement policies because North Korea's nuclear program has progressed significantly since he was in the Roh government a decade ago. One of Moo...

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Nigeria prisoner swap secures release of 82 Chibok girls

Nigeria prisoner swap secures release of 82 Chibok girls

Switzerland and the International Committee of the Red Cross helped secure the 82 girls in "lengthy negotiations", the presidency said on its Twitter account. "We're so relieved in this case that fami...

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Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes

The statement said the audit found that 80 civilian deaths caused by coalition airstrikes had not been previously publicly reported and two civilian deaths previously reported were found to have n...

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New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate

New scrutiny of timeline after Arkansas executes 4th inmate

One of Marcel Williams' attorneys, who was present for his client's execution , said that Williams was moving his eyes three minutes before the time of death. But courts issued stays for four of th...

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Jakarta governor given 2-year prison sentence for blasphemy

Announcing the verdict, presiding judge Dwiarso Budi Santiarto said Purnama was "convincingly guilty of committing blasphemy and is sentenced to two years in prison" and ordered him to be detained. Th...

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The local election results summed up in 6 handy graphics

But the results were widely seen as vindication both for her tough line on Brexit - threatening to walk away from talks with the remaining European Union if she can not get a good deal - as well as he...

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German local vote is test for Merkel's challenger

German local vote is test for Merkel's challenger

Sunday's vote was widely seen as a test of support for Chancellor Merkel and her CDU, ahead of the country's general election on September 24. Merkel's party has seen a comeback after losing a strin...

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