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Canadian lumber is the first demonstration of Trump's tough-on-trade promises

The move would affect $5.66 billion (5.18 billion euros) worth of imports of the construction material, increasing construction costs in the US. OTTAWA-Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Canada-...

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Israel criticizes UN cultural agency resolution on Jerusalem

Israel criticizes UN cultural agency resolution on Jerusalem

Last year, Unesco created an uproar in Israel after it passed a resolution that does not mention Jewish ties to the holy sites in Jerusalem. "It is time to put an end to the absurd. Earlier Tuesday,...

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USC earns record seven NCAA academic progress awards

USC earns record seven NCAA academic progress awards

The awards are presented annually to teams finishing among the top 10 percent of their respective sport based on the most recent multi-year Academic Performance Rate (APR). "Maria Hickman and her st...

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Amnesty International Warns FG Against Suppressing Press Freedom

Amnesty International Warns FG Against Suppressing Press Freedom

World Press Freedom Day is an opportunity to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom and assess the state of press freedom throughout the world. A woman shouts slogans outside the headqu...

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France says to provide proof on Syria government chemical weapons use

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman will fly to Moscow next week for talks with senior Russian officials. The OPCW fact-finding mission found that the people were likely exposed to sarin or...

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JP Morgan to move hundreds of United Kingdom jobs ahead of Brexit

JP Morgan to move hundreds of United Kingdom jobs ahead of Brexit

Prime Minister Theresa May activated Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the official mechanism by which a country leaves the European Union, at the end of March, giving London just two years to thrash o...

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Government-wide spending bill headed for a House vote

Government-wide spending bill headed for a House vote

In fact, the White House had praised the deal on Monday as a win for the nation's military, health benefits for coal miners and other Trump priorities. On Trump's latest Tweets, McCain said: "I wish h...

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With book, Ivanka Trump must walk complicated ethical line

Trump's brand had not always lived up to its progressive image". Bond took issue with the very premise of Trump's book: "The only person who can create a life you'll love is you". But rather than la...

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President Trump, "The War on Americans Gun Rights is Over"

Trump's appearance in Atlanta has sparked protests. "We need the wall". "The last time that happened was 136 years ago in 1881", Trump said . What does that mean for America's struggle with gun viole...

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Washington Capitals hope to tie up series against Crosby-less Penguins

Crosby had two goals and two assists in the first two games against the Capitals and 44 goals and 45 assists in the regular season. Niskanen , who played with Crosby for four years in Pittsburgh ...

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Lawmakers: Flynn broke the law

Lawmakers: Flynn broke the law

Cummings and Chaffetz said they found no evidence that Flynn properly disclosed foreign payments on his security paperwork or to military officials. Flynn's lawyer, Robert Kelner, said Tuesday that ...

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Israelis, Palestinians appear willing to make peace deal

Israelis, Palestinians appear willing to make peace deal

That move would likely spark Palestinian fury and is privately seen by many in the Israel and USA security establishments as needlessly inflammatory. The Ha'aretz newspaper quoted US officials as sayi...

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ASEAN leader Philippines go easy on China over sea disputes

ASEAN leader Philippines go easy on China over sea disputes

The ruling by the United Nations-backed arbitral panel invalidated Beijing's claims of nearly the entire South China Sea and said China violated Manila's sovereign right to fish and explore resour...

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Feds won't charge Baton Rouge officers

The local district attorney also left the case up to the Justice Department. I am still in consistent contact with the governor's office. Some of Sterling's relatives had wanted an indictment in the...

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In new book, Ivanka Trump gets serious about women at work

Most of her new book was written before her father was voted in as president last November. So that's always a problem. The New York Times , a newspaper repeatedly criticised by the Republican pr...

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Clashes in France during May Day marches

Clashes in France during May Day marches

Polls suggest that as many as a third of Fillon's voters will choose Le Pen in the second round - but Fillon himself, immediately after being eliminated in the first-round vote April 23, urged voters ...

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Manny Machado goes on profanity-laced rant, calls Red Sox cowards

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is not happy. The Boston Red Sox issued an apology this morning after reports of racial taunting at their game last night. The players' union recognized Jones as ...

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Russian, Turkish leaders reaffirm their pact on Syria

The leaders of Russian Federation and Turkey on Wednesday publicly re-affirmed their commitment to working together to end the conflict in Syria, despite a gas attack on a Syrian city that tested th...

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May and Corbyn clash over Brexit in final PMQ session

May triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty in March, effectively starting a 2-year process to negotiate the country's exit from the European Union after British citizens voted narrowly in favor of ...

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Arrests following killing of French police officer

Arrests following killing of French police officer

Members of the same cell then carried out the March 22 bombings in Brussels a year ago that killed 32 people and wounded hundreds more. Eventually freed after serving most of his sentence, he was ar...

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Tottenham match-winner Christian Eriksen: We showed we're still in title race

Chelsea looked every inch champions in taking a significant step towards the Premier League title today with victory at Everton, while the Manchester clubs stumbled in the race for the top four. Sigur...

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Stephen Colbert's 'homophobic' Donald Trump joke sparks #FireColbert campaign

Stephen Colbert's 'homophobic' Donald Trump joke sparks #FireColbert campaign

The takedown follows a weekend of media-bashing from Trump, as he addressed his supporters in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - the same night that journalists and dignitaries mingled at the White House ...

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Stephen Colbert faces #FireColbert backlash over 'homophobic' Trump joke

Some referenced Mr Trump's obscene comments about women, which he made in a video that emerged prior to the United States election. I call it "Disgrace the Nation, '" he began. However, many defende...

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Family want officer who shot black teen charged with crime

Officers broke up the house party in response to reports of under-aged drinking. The police chief said Tuesday that he had relied on Oliver's account of events when he initially said the vehicle w...

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In tight decisions, voters approve MCPS levy but reject other communities' requests

In tight decisions, voters approve MCPS levy but reject other communities' requests

In 2015, voters approved an $88 million elementary district bond, and a $70 million high school bond for 14 facilities projects throughout the district. "It's our business and our money". "Even when...

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Zlatan's Man United gesture points towards Old Trafford exit

Zlatan's Man United gesture points towards Old Trafford exit

Guardiola noted City are not yet at the level of Europe's giants, with the club having won two Premier League titles since the takeover by billionaire owner Sheikh Mansour. Centre-backs Chris Smalling...

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Census: Windsor population slightly above average for seniors and children

Census: Windsor population slightly above average for seniors and children

The increase in the number of elderly Canadians during the period was the "largest observed since 1871 - a clear sign that Canada's population is aging at a faster pace", it said. Statscan reports t...

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The House just passed a bill that affects overtime pay

The House just passed a bill that affects overtime pay

G.O.P. leadership has touted the legislation, called the Working Families Flexibility Act , as an attempt to codify flexibility for employees. That doesn't satisfy opponents, who see the bill as a ...

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Trump doubles down on dubious Civil War claim

That's according to Jon Meacham, a noted presidential historian who wrote a Pulitzer Prize-winning book on Trump's favorite former president: Andrew Jackson. "There was plenty of talking". "He was a...

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Baton Rouge Police Officers Won't Face Charges In Killing Of Alton Sterling

Sandra Sterling, the aunt who raised Alton Sterling after his mother died, told local TV station WBRZ that the Justice Department decision stings - particularly after she and her relatives had been as...

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Chelsea can't shake Spurs - Matic ready to scrap for Premier League title

Premier League leaders Chelsea maintained their four-point lead at the summit on a weekend which saw Sunderland relegated to the Championship. PSG's decision to allow Luiz to return to Stamford B...

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White House promotes latest health care bill

White House promotes latest health care bill

The president said "Pre-existing conditions are in the bill". SIEGEL: This bill is an update of the American Health Care Act that was proposed by Speaker Ryan and the White House a few weeks ago. ...

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Le Pen a threat to EU?

Le Pen a threat to EU?

Violence broke out near a May Day march in Paris as police used tear gas and truncheons after protesters threw petrol bombs and other objects at officers. Both candidates have endured a hard week with...

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Thousands of people in US rally against Trump, for workers

Thousands of people in US rally against Trump, for workers

The US protests focused on Trump's crackdown on illegal immigration as he presses police agencies around the country to assist federal efforts at rounding up individuals sought for deportation and thr...

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Kim Jong-un is smart cookie

Kim Jong-un is smart cookie

Kim. The latest missile launch, which South Korea said was a failure, came after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned the UN Security Council of "catastrophic consequences" if the worldwide co...

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