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USA textile sector welcomes NAFTA renegotiations

Through these negotiations, the U.S. seeks to support higher-paying jobs in the country and to grow its economy by improving opportunities to trade with Canada and Mexico. The move was met with skepti...

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US$5.2 bn maritime contract for Saudi Aramco-Hyundai

US$5.2 bn maritime contract for Saudi Aramco-Hyundai

Shares in Lamprell Plc gained the most in more than two years after the builder of oil rigs partnered with Saudi Aramco to develop the biggest maritime yard in the region. Aramco will own 50.1 perce...

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November 7 election for Chaffetz seat; Packed GOP field forming

November 7 election for Chaffetz seat; Packed GOP field forming

Chaffetz told Politico that he has already exploring his job options outside of Congress , and The Washingtonian reported last week that Chaffetz has been telling Republican colleagues that he ...

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Louisiana governor calls precautionary special session

Louisiana governor calls precautionary special session

It would be the second special session held this year. "I came to work this session", Ivey said, his voice rising. Also in the capitol, Governor John Bel Edwards called a special legislative sessi...

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Goldman confirms buying Venezuela bonds after opposition cries foul

Demonstrators face off against riot security forces at a march to the state ombudsman's office in Caracas , Venezuela, on May 29. Protesters have hurled Molotov cocktails and rocks. The meeting was a...

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Malaysia's manufacturing output slides after four-month rebound

China's manufacturing sector expanded for the 10th straight month in May, an official survey showed on Wednesday. Commenting on the Malaysian Manufacturing PMI survey data, IHS Markit senior econo...

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Trump expected to exit Paris climate deal

Trump expected to exit Paris climate deal

His remarks at New York University's Stern School of Business came at a time when the world waits for Trump to announce whether the country will continue to uphold the Paris deal, which almost...

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Korea's missile launch reached Japan's exclusive economic zone

Japan's prime minister, appearing frustrated at a hastily arranged press conference, said his country simply can not accept North Korea's repeated provocations. It has tested Scud-type short-range ...

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Ivanka Trump in Saudi Arabia: Global women's empowerment possible

Ivanka Trump in Saudi Arabia: Global women's empowerment possible

The Commerce secretary, who accompanied Trump to the oil-rich kingdom over the weekend, said he found it "fascinating" that he did not see "a single hint of a protester anywhere there during the whole...

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President Trump Pulling the US Out of the Paris Climate Accord

President Trump Pulling the US Out of the Paris Climate Accord

Axios news outlet was on Wednesday the first to report that Trump was pulling the U.S. out of the accord, citing unidentified officials. "We believe that it would be important for the USA not to ...

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Amid Rumors Of Staff Shake-Up, White House Communications Director Resigns

And former campaign aides Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie are back in the president's orbit, sources confirmed to NBC News , with their prospects of officially joining the administration swi...

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Mayor Walsh: Boston 'Will Not Back Down' Regarding Climate Change

Mayor Walsh: Boston 'Will Not Back Down' Regarding Climate Change

The December 2015 agreement dealing with greenhouse gas emissions mitigation has, as of May, been signed by all 197 countries in the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change , except...

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Trump Alludes to Senate Reconciliation Process for Tax Legislation

Trump Alludes to Senate Reconciliation Process for Tax Legislation

GOP congressional leaders thought they had until this fall to increase the Treasury's borrowing authority to pay creditors and keep the government operating when tax revenues fall short. Budget Dire...

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PM defends TV debate no-show as Corbyn decides on last-minute appearance

Jeremy Corbyn sprang a surprise today by announcing he will take part in a live BBC televised election debate tonight. Take a look out your window. The pollster, which says that the same modelli...

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Trump to announce decision on Paris Accord on Thursday amid exit reports

Trump to announce decision on Paris Accord on Thursday amid exit reports

U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren , meanwhile, accused Trump of "selling out" to corporations and argued that the U.S. must do better to address climate change. He was far from alone: in the days after the ...

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CBS says Pelley out as 'CBS Evening News' anchor

CBS says Pelley out as 'CBS Evening News' anchor

Pelley is expected to return to " 60 Minutes " on a full-time basis. And Pelley continued to do as many as 20 pieces each season for 60 Minutes , a schedule that left him stretched rather thin. The ...

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Duterte uses Lewinsky affair to hit back at critical Clinton

As much was hinted at by Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, who, like Senate President Aqulino Pimentel III, has rejected calls for a joint session of Congress to discuss the merits of martial law, which a nu...

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President Trump's Son-in-Law Pushes Back Report Alleging Back-Channel with Russia

Mr Dubke's last day has not yet been determined. One possible casualty of Trump's increasing uncertainty is chief of staff Reince Priebus , who has often been criticized by White House senior aid...

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European Union warns Trump against quitting Paris climate deal

Leaving the deal would fulfill a central campaign pledge, but would certainly anger global allies that spent years in hard negotiations that produced an accord to reduce carbon emissions. At a confere...

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Modi opens India's longest bridge

The bridge will enhance connectivity and greatly reduce travel time between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh . "I want to express my heartfelt gratitude towards the people of the country, that they let ...

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Eleven killed in Baghdad auto bombing

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack, which Iraqi officials said involved apparently remotely detonated explosives inside a parked vehicle. Around 32 people were inju...

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Manchester bombing: Two more men arrested over terror attack

Manchester bombing: Two more men arrested over terror attack

British ministers and security chiefs have been dismayed by leaks in the US media which police fear could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb-maker still at large. The family source, asking not to be id...

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If Brazil president goes, here are possible replacements

If Brazil president goes, here are possible replacements

For many Brazilians, the revelations about Temer's alleged crimes dovetail with existing anger about the austerity reforms. One protestor was shot and wounded and another protestor was severely wo...

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Philippine military airstrikes kill 10 troops: Defence chief

Philippine military airstrikes kill 10 troops: Defence chief

The armed forces have used a combination of ground troops and rocket strikes from helicopters since the weekend to try flush rebels of the Maute group out of buildings. While the video seemed authenti...

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WRAPUP 5-Trump condemns leaks after United Kingdom police briefly halt information sharing

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd on Wednesday roasted the US Department of Homeland Security and other intelligence branches after the bomber's identity and details of the probe leaked out to US media b...

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Billionaire Elon Musk's threat to Donald Trump

Billionaire Elon Musk's threat to Donald Trump

Trump has said climate change is a "hoax" and campaigned on a promise to withdraw from the Paris agreement . "[The US] can still keep some kind of presence in the negotiations, just as we did after...

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Christian Zionists Urge Trump to Keep Promise to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Christian Zionists Urge Trump to Keep Promise to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

Having met both Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Trump declared that both leaders were willing to work with him to achieve the goal of peace. 28 h...

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5 sickening takeaways from Planned Parenthood's annual report

5 sickening takeaways from Planned Parenthood's annual report

The amount is a record high for the abortion conglomerate, even though the report acknowledges a significant decrease in clients. Planned Parenthood kindly addresses this scandal on page 11, where t...

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US President Donald Trump hits back at Germany after awkward trade summit

Later in the day, Trump's spokesman and the USA ambassador to the United Nations said there were no problems in relations with Merkel and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation. Merkel has said the climat...

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Brzezinski, White House Adviser During Iran Hostage Crisis, Dead At 89

He helped guide Carter during the Iran hostage crisis, when 52 Americans were held in Tehran for 444 days, and he supported billions of dollars in military aid to help Islamic fighters battle the 19...

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Terrorism poses grave threat to future generations: PM Modi

Terrorism poses grave threat to future generations: PM Modi

Merkel on Monday repeated nearly word for word her message from Sunday, when she told her Bavarian conservative allies in a packed Munich beer tent that "we Europeans must really take our fate into o...

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Baghdad blasts kill 27 as Iraq forces battle IS in Mosul

Baghdad blasts kill 27 as Iraq forces battle IS in Mosul

At least 37 people were wounded in that attack, he added. A few hours later, another trap vehicle parked on the Bridge of Martyrs, one of the most crowded places in the capital, exploded. Iraqi forc...

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Germany: Some embassy staff hurt in Kabul attack

Germany: Some embassy staff hurt in Kabul attack

The bomb was detonated in a large truck that had been created to empty septic tanks. The blast left a gaping crater, at least five meters (yards) deep. She expressed condolences and honest sympathy fo...

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Trump's cryptic tweet 'covfefe' #1 trend on Twitter

The original message, which seemed to have been the start of a Trump complaint about media coverage, soon became a top trend on Twitter. When President Trump posted a misspelled "unpresidented...

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Jeremy Corbyn to hammer Tories on schools and NHS

British Prime Minister Theresa May boycotted a prime-time television debate Wednesday, just days before the June 8 general election , prompting accusations of a floundering campaign as polls slashe...

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