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The top USA trade envoy said on Monday that bilateral deals could replace NAFTA if the pact is not renegotiated soon, ramping up pressure on Canada and Mexico , already smarting from President Donald Trump's plan to impose steel and aluminum tariffs .
  • Penguins share selfie session using researcher's camera

    Penguins share selfie session using researcher's camera

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    Two penguins in Antarctica took a video selfie after coming across an unattended camera and it has made for some rather interesting footage. In the 37-second clip, you see a couple of Emperor penguins who stumbled across a camera and that's when the selfie magic happened.
  • At least 5 killed as helicopter crashes in Russia's Chechnya

    At least 5 killed as helicopter crashes in Russia's Chechnya

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    As of 14:30 Moscow time, the bodies of three victims have been found. Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said the Russian-built Mi-8 helicopter belonged to Chechnya's border guard service. "Three people have died, two have survived, and the other four are missing", the source said. "While landing, the helicopter grazed the ground with its blades, turned over and fell into the gorge", the source said.
  • Jaspal Atwal is sorry for embarrassing Justin Trudeau in India

    Jaspal Atwal is sorry for embarrassing Justin Trudeau in India

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    The invitation was later withdrawn. Atwal, convicted in a 1986 assassination attempt on a visiting Punjabi cabinet minister, and his lawyer will hold a news conference at 10 a.m.in Vancouver. Atwal said he received an invitation from the Canadian ambassador after asking Sarai. "This is not the first time he has gone to a political event", said Gill speaking for Atwal, who would not take questions directly.
  • U.S. lawsuit over California immigration laws is warning shot

    U.S. lawsuit over California immigration laws is warning shot

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    Attorneys representing these legal immigrants say virtually every form of legal immigration to the U.S.is under siege, including high-skilled immigrants who used to have had their visas continually renewed as they wait for a green card who now face increased scrutiny and uncertainty.
  • Parliament gears up for Day 5; both Houses adjourned till after lunch

    Parliament gears up for Day 5; both Houses adjourned till after lunch

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    The Lok Sabha proceedings were adjourned till noon today as members from various parties, including NDA ally TDP and AIADMK, continued their protests on various issues for the fourth consecutive day. The Chair called it a day as similar scenes were witnessed at 2 pm. Members from Opposition Congress who have been protesting vociferously over the Rs 12,700 crore fraud at PNB, were also on their feet.
  • UT's Bamba returns in Big 12 quarters vs. Tech

    UT's Bamba returns in Big 12 quarters vs. Tech

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    Jase Febres added 12 points for Texas (19-13) while Sims scored 8 points and took 15 rebounds for the Longhorns. The Texas Longhorns are averaging 71.9 points on 43.9 percent shooting and allowing 68.2 points on 41.8 percent shooting.
  • German Foreign Minister Gabriel won't be in new government

    German Foreign Minister Gabriel won't be in new government

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    Social Democrat Heiko Maas , justice minister in the last government, is to become Germany's foreign minister in Chancellor Angela Merkel's new coalition government, a source in his party said on Thursday. Hubertus Heil will take over as labor minister. The SPD suffered its worst result in decades but remained the second-largest party in parliament.
  • Charlize Theron needs some help in new Tully trailer

    Charlize Theron needs some help in new Tully trailer

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    Also starring is Mark Duplass ( Safety Not Guaranteed, Creep ) and Ron Livingston ( Office Space, Adaptation ). "I don't think I could've done this film without having experienced motherhood yet, so this film came at the ideal time for me", Theron said during a recent interview with PEOPLE .
  • BoC holds key rate, citing U.S. trade uncertainty

    BoC holds key rate, citing U.S. trade uncertainty

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    The Canadian dollar weakened against the greenback on Wednesday as the Bank of Canada anxious about trade policy developments, but the loonie pared its loses on prospects of an exemption from USA metals tariffs. Turning to Canada's precarious housing market, the bank said strong data late in 2017 and softer data this year suggests that some demand was pulled forward ahead of new mortgage rules that have made it harder for some buyers to get financing.
  • Plano Police Confirm Human Remains Found in Anna Belong to Christina Morris

    Plano Police Confirm Human Remains Found in Anna Belong to Christina Morris

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    Giving up is not an option". We made a promise to Christina that we would find her and bring her home. Nearby residents immediately thought of a 23-year-old woman, Christina Morris, who has been missing since 2014. He also had bruises and scratches on his right arm, but he blamed a tire falling on his arm. The last sighting of her was with Enrique Arochi, a one-time acquaintance, according to FOX4.
  • KIIT, KISS Founder Achyuta Samanta joins BJD

    KIIT, KISS Founder Achyuta Samanta joins BJD

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    With BJD MP Baijayant Panda perceived to join the BJP and stands suspended from the BJD, the nomination of Soumya Ranjan Patnaik is expected to be an effective counter. Patnaik, heads Eastern Media Limited that runs prominent Odia daily Sambad , Odia news channel Kanak TV, FM radio station Radio Choklate and Eastern Opera with six Jatra troupes.
  • Aviva posts profit rise and pledges bumper investment

    Aviva posts profit rise and pledges bumper investment

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    In the United Kingdom long-term savings business, Aviva nearly doubled net fund flows to £5.6bn, which it attributes to its workplace savings business and an increase in net flows onto the adviser platform where assets under management increased by 56 per cent to £20bn.
  • The Hess (HES) Coverage Initiated at UBS Group

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    Hikari Power Ltd who had been investing in Boeing Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $204.80 billion market cap company. Its opening price on the last trading day was $48.48. Its down 13.99% from 158,700 shares, reported previously. Envestnet Asset reported 0% stake. California State Teachers Retirement System has invested 0.05% of its portfolio in Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES ).
  • Sweeney Proposes Tax Increase To Fund Education

    Sweeney Proposes Tax Increase To Fund Education

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    Siekerka also said the federal tax changes also broadened the tax base and that while companies will pay a lower federal tax rate, some will begin paying taxes on aspects of their business that were not taxed in the past. Not all states are looking for ways around the new tax rules, though. "This 3 percent surcharge on corporate business taxes is in fact a tax increase that would make New Jersey the highest rate in the region, raising it to 12 percent of revenue".