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When the Trump administration outlined $50 billion of imports from China that would be subject to a 25-percent tariff, China quickly responded with its own list including soy beans and aircraft. China is filing a complaint with the World Trade Organization against US tariffs on steel, aluminum products. Xi called for efforts to enhance cooperation under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative and advance the joint project of building the Southern Transport Corridor.
  • Syria invites OPCW to investigate alleged chemical attack in Douma

    Syria invites OPCW to investigate alleged chemical attack in Douma

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    President Donald Trump said on Monday that he and U.S. military officials were reviewing a United States response to the chemical weapons attack in Syria over the weekend and promised a forceful decision as early as Monday night. "The US resolution is pretty obviously a bait for the Russians, who will have no choice but to veto it", Richard Gowan, a United Nations expert from the European Council on Foreign Relations, told AFP.
  • 'Poison gas attack' in Syria probed

    'Poison gas attack' in Syria probed

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    The global chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday it was sending a fact-finding mission to the Syrian town where a suspected chemical gas attack took place over the weekend, following a request from the Syrian government and its Russian backers that appeared to be aimed at averting punitive Western military action.
  • No injuries reported, cars destroyed in Caledonia house fire

    No injuries reported, cars destroyed in Caledonia house fire

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    It took crews about an hour to get the fire under control. A paid-on-call Faribault firefighter lives nearby and heard the call. "Firefighters made a quick knock down of the fire on the exterior of the home and then performed an interior offensive attack of the fire in the attic".
  • 27 children die in India when school bus plunges into gorge

    27 children die in India when school bus plunges into gorge

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    The condition of at least three of the injured children, hospitalised at Pathankot in Punjab, are said to be serious. At the scene working police and rescue workers. Conte was arraigned before District Judge Nicholas Englesson on charges of aggravated assault, escape, resisting arrest, harassment and unauthorized school bus entry, records show.
  • Former Farc Leader Arrested In Colombia On US Drug Warrant

    Former Farc Leader Arrested In Colombia On US Drug Warrant

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    A United States grand jury in the Southern District of NY indicted Santrich for conspiracy, along with three others, to smuggle several tons of cocaine into the U.S. "It's a very bad message for the Colombian people, for the former combatants and for the peace that our country so badly needs". In this aspect, there can't be any room for tolerance or weakness'.
  • Statewide tornado drill scheduled for April 11

    Statewide tornado drill scheduled for April 11

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    Livingston County residents, businesses, schools, local and county government agencies are being asked to take a few minutes to practice severe weather and tornado sheltering safety by taking part in the drill. It was a tornado event that was aligned with Mother Nature's schedule. Make sure each household member knows where to go and what to do in the event of a tornado.
  • Trump, Obama not invited to Prince Harry, Markle wedding

    Trump, Obama not invited to Prince Harry, Markle wedding

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    The British government source said there had been no expectation from May's office that the prime minister would be invited. The Trumps were not invited and it was unclear whether the Obamas were, according to various media reports. That means that U.S. President Donald Trump will not be invited to the wedding. The qualified pastry chef and former English teacher said: "Harry and Meghan came to Millennium Point (Birmingham), and got to taste our macaroons which was really fun".
  • CWG 2018: Weightlifter Pradeep Singh bagged the silver medal

    CWG 2018: Weightlifter Pradeep Singh bagged the silver medal

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    This is India's 13th medal at the Gold Coast Games - 7 Gold, 3 Silver, 3 Bronze. While Nigeria aren't much known in the world of table tennis, they certainly pulled their weight in the Commonwealth Games. This was followed by India's mixed badminton team defeating Malaysia 3-1. She stood firm and defeated Soniia Cheah 21-11, 19-21, 21-9. This was after she and Colleen Piketh won 23-6 in round one of the women's pair against Jersey.
  • April Ryan to Sarah Sanders: Has Trump 'thought about stepping down?'

    April Ryan to Sarah Sanders: Has Trump 'thought about stepping down?'

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    Mueller is head of a federal probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election. This comes amid the news that Trump's appointed deputy attorney general personally approved the raid . At Monday's White House press briefing, CNN correspondent Jim Acosta noted that President Trump had for the first time called out Russian President Vladimir Putin over the weekend.
  • Qatar Taps Trump-Connected Ballard for $2.1M Push

    Qatar Taps Trump-Connected Ballard for $2.1M Push

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    The ruling emir of Qatar is telling President Donald Trump his country stands firmly against terrorism. Led by U.S. allies Saudi Arabia and the UAE, Qatar's regional rivals launched a diplomatic and trade blockade a year ago, and Trump initially appeared to take Riyadh's side.
  • Arizona Dreamers No Longer Granted in-State Tuition

    Arizona Dreamers No Longer Granted in-State Tuition

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    In a brief order Monday morning the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that it violates both state and federal law to offer those in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program the same tuition as paid by other state residents. President TrumpDonald John TrumpChinese president vows to "significantly lower" auto import tariff amid trade dispute McConnell sends warning over nomination votes Kudlow confronted over attacks on Obama deficit after rejecting CBO's projections on Trump ...
  • Xi squelches talk of USA trade war

    Xi squelches talk of USA trade war

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    The speech was short on specifics. He promised progress on areas that are USA priorities including opening China's banking industry and boosting imports but didn't address key irritants for Washington such as a requirement for foreign companies to work through joint ventures that require them to give technology to potential local competitors.