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WTO ruling favours Mexico in US 'dolphin-safe' tuna spat

WTO ruling favours Mexico in US 'dolphin-safe' tuna spat

With the World Trade Organisation ruling in Mexico's favour, allowing it to impose trade sanctions worth $ 163 million a year against the United States, the Trump administration lost its first trade ...

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Prince William, Prince Harry say they didn't talk about Princess Diana's death

Later in the day, Prince William, Middleton and Prince Harry shared a moving video as part of their Heads Together campaign , where they encouraged people to speak openly about their personal...

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Tennessee Kidnap Suspect Tad Cummins Allegedly Planned to Flee US With Girl

Siskiyou County, California, Sheriff Jon Lopey told People Magazine investigators found a single sleeping pad in the remote cabin where Cummins and Elizabeth were found and expressed doubt the teen ...

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Tennis star Serena Williams announces pregnancy

Others have returned to the circuit after motherhood and prospered, including Kim Clijsters , the Belgian star who won the U.S. Open in 2009 and 2010 and the Australian Open in 2011 after the birth...

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Trump delivers another attack on Canadian dairy trade, calling it a 'disgrace'

US President Donald Trump has delivered another broadside against Canada and this one is the most sweeping yet. MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin and NY state officials have asked the U.S. Commerce Sec...

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North Korea marks anniversary with massive artillery drill

North Korea conducted a massive live-fire drill Tuesday with up to 400 artillery pieces to celebrate the 85 anniversary of the founding of the country's army. It is estimated that North Korea is capa...

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US puts 20% duty on BC lumber exports

US puts 20% duty on BC lumber exports

But Trump's hard line on the softwood issue appears to have surprised Canada. The president's call for the new import duty is in response to complaints from American lumber companies that claim Ca...

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Trump administration imposes tariff on Canadian lumber

Walker said in a news release today that he spoke with Trump Monday and Tuesday about the Wisconsin farmers seeking help after being dropped after a change in Canada's pricing policy for domestic mi...

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Brokers Offer Predictions for Halliburton Company's Q1 2017 Earnings

Brokers Offer Predictions for Halliburton Company's Q1 2017 Earnings

Based on the lastest quarterly filings, institutions continue to be large stakeholders in Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL). The firm had revenue of $4.28 billion for the quarter, compared to the conse...

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Trump backs down on border wall funding

He said he hoped that would be enough to keep the government running, but had yet to hear back from Congressional Democrats. To the dismay of his opponents, recent events seem to show President Trump ...

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Trump's Flynn 'sidestepped' disclosure

They knew Flynn had taken money from Russian sources. Both Chaffetz and Cummings were careful to say that they don't think the White House is obstructing their investigation, and press secretary Se...

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Arkansas carries out 'first double execution' in United States since 2000

Arkansas carries out 'first double execution' in United States since 2000

VARNER, Ark. (AP ) — After going almost 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days — including two in one night. Arkansas' last double execution was on Septemb...

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Macron's win is good news for France

Le Pen accounted for 21.3% of first round votes, finishing runner-up to Emmanuel Macron who received 24% of all votes. Macron now led the polls ahead of the second vote, which has been welcomed by p...

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Wiedmer: Braves christen SunTrust Park in style

Wiedmer: Braves christen SunTrust Park in style

United States Navy fighter jets fly over SunTrust Park during the national anthem before a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the San Diego Padres in Atlanta , Friday, April 14, 2017 ....

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Trump's 100-days promises: Fewer than half carried out

Trump, who campaigned on a promise of instant disruption, indirectly acknowledged that change doesn't come quickly to Washington . He's right that a 100-day measurement of a new president is artifi...

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Lawmakers suggest former Trump aide Flynn broke US law

Chaffetz said that Flynn appears to have failed to obtain to proper permission to travel to Russian Federation. Representative Elijah Cummings, the committee's top Democrat, called the documents fro...

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ETF Flyer: Macron is Good for European Stocks

Here are some possible explanations for Le Pen's decision as she bids to become France's next president. French far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine le Pen waits before a national ho...

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Wisconsin dairy farms face closure due to Canadian policies

Wisconsin dairy farms face closure due to Canadian policies

Roughly 2.5m jobs in Canada depend on trade with the US. "Canada Wood China is vying for a piece of China's $44-billion hotel industry by promoting low-density, wood-frame hotels to the Chinese hote...

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Afghan Defense Minister and Army Chief Resign Over Deadly Attack

Afghan Defense Minister and Army Chief Resign Over Deadly Attack

Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived Monday at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Afghanistan, a surprise visit tacked on the end of the former general's Middle East tour. The Afg...

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Why are human rights activists silent on Sukma ambush, asks Venkaiah

Why are human rights activists silent on Sukma ambush, asks Venkaiah

Six others were critically injured and evacuated by helicopter to Raipur , where Home Minister Rajnath Singh visited them in hospital today. The martyred CRPF personnel in the Sukma district of C...

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Trudeau-Italian PM show bond in wake of Trump protectionism, closed borders

Trudeau-Italian PM show bond in wake of Trump protectionism, closed borders

US President Donald Trump said on Thursday he does not believe the American military should have a direct role in helping stabilize war-ravaged Libya, where violence and political instability has reig...

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N. Korea marks military anniversary with firing drill

The report comes amid expectations that North Korea may seek to mark the anniversary of the Korean People's Army with its sixth nuclear test. As The Two-Way reported Monday , "the Nimitz-class aircra...

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Top Afghan Defense Officials Resign After Attack Kills More Than 100 Troops

Top Afghan Defense Officials Resign After Attack Kills More Than 100 Troops

As the government and the United States struggled to manage the deteriorating security situation, Abdullah Habibi and Qadam Shah Shahim stepped down with "immediate effect" following the attack at an ...

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Alberta softwood lumber producers vow to 'vigorously challenge' Trump's tariffs

That could change when Canada, Mexico and the U.S. begin renegotiating NAFTA, a trade deal under pressure in the Trump era. "Canada, what they've done to our dairy farm workers, is a disgrace". At l...

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When is Anzac Day 2017 and why is it celebrated?

Australian and New Zealand forces landed on the beaches of Gallipoli 102 years ago. There is no other day on the calendar that conveys so profoundly the values we, as Australians, hold dear. This in...

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Trump, Walker discuss Wisconsin dairy dispute

The old U.S. -Canadian softwood lumber agreement worked well until it expired in 2015, resulting in no limits on the amount of lumber that could be imported from Canada, said Wayne Brandt, executive...

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Venkaiah Naidu terms reports on govt imposing Hindi as false

Venkaiah Naidu terms reports on govt imposing Hindi as false

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday slammed Dravida Munnetra Kazhaghan (DMK) leader M.K. Stalin for accusing the Centre of imposing Hindi on citizens, saying that the latter is cleverly playin...

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Russian Federation is sending weapons to Taliban, top USA general confirms

General John Nicholson, the top USA commander in Kabul, recently told Congress that he needed a few thousand more troops to keep Afghan security forces on track to eventually handling the Taliban insu...

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US Defence Secretary slams 'barbaric enemy' Taliban

US Defence Secretary slams 'barbaric enemy' Taliban

Mattis, who is the first member of President Donald Trump's cabinet to visit Afghanistan, was expected to meet Afghan officials and us troops while in Kabul. Russian Federation denies that it provides...

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CBS Poll Reveals Support For Pot Reaches New High

Only 7 percent think marijuana is the more unsafe of the two. Brohl, who heads Colorado's Department of Revenue, said there are about 3,000 licensed marijuana businesses in her state, about half med...

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Death toll in Venezuela's unrest rises to 26

Death toll in Venezuela's unrest rises to 26

Another man, Luis Marquez, 52, was also shot but at a pro-Maduro rally, said state ombudsman Tarek Saab. Venezuela's chief prosecutor is calling on Venezuelans on both sides of the political spectru...

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Russian FM presses Tillerson over Syria probe

On Thursday, North Korea's official state newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, threatened that it would launch a "super-mighty pre-emptive strike" against the US and its allies, according to Reuters . US author...

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Labour pledges to guarantee right of European Union nationals to remain in UK

Labour pledges to guarantee right of European Union nationals to remain in UK

That means more cuts to our public services and driving down pay and job security through shredding employment and trade union protections". She is trying to cast the election as a choice between st...

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Iraq Accuses IS of Using Chemical Weapons in Mosul

Iraqi government forces, backed by United States advisers, artillery and air support, have cleared the east of Mosul and half of the west and are now focused on the Old City. Colonel Dorrian said the...

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Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued his temporary ruling as a result of a lawsuit brought against the administration by the city of San Francisco and the county of Santa Clara. And he said t...

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