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In announcing a 25 per cent tariff on steel and 10 per cent levy on aluminum Thursday, the US president exempted Canada and Mexico " at least at this time" and cited close ties between the three nations. Among experts it is hard to find voices defending Trump's tariff and trade war policy as being good for U.S.jobs. Just as Canada exports pulp and bitumen to the U.S.to be upgraded into higher value products, countries including Brazil, Russia and Mexico send unfinished steel to the U.S.to ...
  • Manchester Piccadilly trains halted by protesters

    Manchester Piccadilly trains halted by protesters

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    Police have successfully dealt with a large protest outside London Kings Cross station and the station has now been reopened. The National Rail Twitter account wrote: 'The station has been closed due to a protest gathering. They said a normal service was expected to resume after about 3pm. "While we appreciate and respect the right to peaceful protest, when this compromises the safety of the public and the protesters themselves, any offenders will attract the full investigative resources ...
  • Hope Hicks reportedly told House Intelligence Committee that her email was hacked

    Hope Hicks reportedly told House Intelligence Committee that her email was hacked

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    She mentioned two accounts during her testimony, one personal and another that she had used during Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, but did not immediately clarify which one had been hacked. Hicks, under standard questioning by committee Democratic Rep. Jim Himes of CT, disclosed that she could not access two email accounts. But there was no indication from any of the sources that those questions were pursued by the committee, which had limited leverage over Hicks because she was ...
  • Turkish plane with 11 on board crashes in Iran

    Turkish plane with 11 on board crashes in Iran

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    Rezaee Far, the chief of Accidents Bureau of the OVA, said that based on the preliminary reports, the crashed plane type was Bombardier CL60. According to the Iranian News Agency Tasnim, a private passenger jet crashed near the city of Shahr-e Kord in the southwestern province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari.
  • Sam Nunberg Declares He 'Absolutely' Doesn't Regret Media Blitz: 'Monday Was Fun!'

    Sam Nunberg Declares He 'Absolutely' Doesn't Regret Media Blitz: 'Monday Was Fun!'

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    Nunberg has changed his tune after spending six hours in front of the grand jury, telling ABC News he now believes the Mueller probe is "warranted", adding "there's a lot there". Nunberg told Washington Post that Mueller would have to arrest him as he was going to defy his subpoena . Monday's freaky television interviews culminated in a question from a CNN anchor as to whether Nunberg had been drinking (which he denied).
  • After Trump rally, Tuesday test follows for GOP in Pennsylvania

    After Trump rally, Tuesday test follows for GOP in Pennsylvania

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    The two men are vying for the seat left vacant when former Rep. Tim Murphy , a Republican, resigned a year ago after revelations of an extramarital affair. Donald Trump has floated the possibility of introducing the death penalty for drug dealers in the U.S., in his latest controversial speech. At another point in the rally, Trump also urged a crackdown on sanctuary cities and vowed to toughen enforcement at U.S.
  • Binghamton University student from Westbury killed

    Binghamton University student from Westbury killed

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    Police investigated the case as a "suspicious" incident, and later declared her death a homicide after an autopsy was performed. City detectives are being assisted by Binghamton University police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the New York/New Jersey Port Authority police and police in Nassau County.
  • Bayern closer to another title with 6-0 rout of Hamburg

    Bayern closer to another title with 6-0 rout of Hamburg

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    Hamburg's last three league visits to the Allianz Arena has seen Bernd Hollerbach's side ship 21 goals and Franck Ribery set up another hard afternoon with a tap-in on eight minutes. And coach Hollerbach admitted their hopes of securing an unlikely result were gone after just 18 minutes. Bayer Leverkusen move up to third after battling to a 2-0 victory over Borussia Moenchengladbach.
  • President Michael D. Higgins hails Ireland's rugby heroes after Six Nations triumph

    President Michael D. Higgins hails Ireland's rugby heroes after Six Nations triumph

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    Scotland showed glimpses of the form that saw them beat England in the previous round of matches, with Blair Kinghorn's try keeping them just about in the hunt, but a lack of accuracy at crucial moments proved costly. Schmidt took over a demoralised Irish side after the 2013 Six Nations but then guided the Irish to back to back titles in 2014/15. France had another excellent chance soon after but Gael Fickou was stopped before the line after Remy Grosso broke the defense.
  • At least 20 people rescued, IAF choppers pressed into service

    At least 20 people rescued, IAF choppers pressed into service

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    Ten to 15 out of several students trapped in a forest fire in Tamil Nadu's Theni have been rescued, Defence Minister Nirmalal Sitharaman said. She said that operations to rescue the remaining students were on. They are coming down from the hill. Sitharaman added that the Indian Air Force (IAF) would be pressed into service and that Southern Command was in touch with the Theni district collector.
  • Jeff Flake Drafting Bill To Kneecap Trump On Trade Policy

    Jeff Flake Drafting Bill To Kneecap Trump On Trade Policy

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    The prices of a host of products made from steel and aluminum are expected to rise, and several countries have already threatened to impose their own tariffs on US goods in retaliation. But there are few signs on Capitol Hill of the political will to pass a bill to rein in Trump and avert a trade war. The party's odds of gaining a majority in the Senate, where the GOP holds a one-vote majority, are steeper because Democrats hold most of the seats up for election this year.
  • Woman rides horse onto dance floor and the horse throws her off

    Woman rides horse onto dance floor and the horse throws her off

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    Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber regarded the incident as one of "extreme stupidity" and "contrary to what our city is". A horse's alarming club appearance caused a Miami Beach nightclub to lose its license this week, city officials said . A video of the incident was shared widely, provoking immediate condemnation and demands that the Mokai Lounge be closed. "This activity was not permitted, and as soon as we became aware, I immediately instructed staff to act swiftly in remedying this ...
  • Trump orders tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

    Trump orders tariffs on steel, aluminum imports

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    Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona says, "Congress can not be complicit as the administration courts economic disaster". Trump signed the tariff proclamations Thursday afternoon in a meeting with industry workers and officials - ushering in fiscal penalties that have drawn ire from world leaders and sparked fears of a possible trade war .
  • News of Trump-Kim meeting greeted with hope and caution

    News of Trump-Kim meeting greeted with hope and caution

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    A day later on September 22, Kim brands Trump "mentally deranged" and a "dotard", and warns he will pay dearly for his threats to destroy North Korea . "And then, just when it has reached the brink of conflict, North Korea leverages that crisis to bargain with South Korea as "equals" and negotiate with the United States from a position of strength, despite being a much weaker power".
  • Donald Tusk says it must be 'Ireland first' in Brexit talks

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    In a long awaited "Road to Brexit speech at Mansion House in London on 2 March 2018, Prime Minster May announced that she had set five tests against which any Brexit agreement should be judged". Lighthizer's meetings with European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom and separately with Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko were long planned, but they took on added urgency as allies warned the U.S.