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Appealing for calm, China says United States wants talks on North Korea

Appealing for calm, China says United States wants talks on North Korea Having seen the fall of the Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi governments for the lack of a sufficient supply of weapons of mass destruction to deter an attack, Kim Jong-un seems hell bent on accomplishing that feat, and wants to be considered a serious player in the nuclear weapons game along the lines of India and the United Kingdom. [Full Article...]

Canadian PM responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

A US homebuilder group called the ruling "shortsighted". Trump's tariffs come as the U.S., Canada and Mexico prepare to renegotiate NAFTA, the 1994 free trade agreement. One firm declined to comment and three others didn't immediately respond. "This kind of action creates volatility and that can lead to uncertainty for Canadian producers", said Yurkovich. [Full Article...]

EU's Mogherini, on Moscow visit, says bloc's Russia sanctions to stay

EU's Mogherini, on Moscow visit, says bloc's Russia sanctions to stay The EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini announced the result of her meeting with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Monday during a joint press conference. Relations between Moscow and Brussels have cooled considerably since Russian Federation annexed the Crimea region from Ukraine. That Moscow "expects a substantive discussion on ways to restore cooperation with ... [Full Article...]

Centrist's success in French vote calms Europe's nerves

Centrist's success in French vote calms Europe's nerves There is a part of the old left, including those who voted for the Trotskyist, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who sympathize with her objections to trade, bankers and worldwide business; there is a part of the old right, including those who voted for François Fillon , who prefer her ostentatious endorsement of "traditional values". [Full Article...]

Trade minister courts China for softwood as U.S. announces duties

Ross was on hand to explain why the USA administration had begun slapping tariffs averaging 20 per cent on softwood lumber - the latest move in a long-standing dispute. government ruling reviewed submissions from major producers in Canada , three of the largest in B.C. The preliminary decision found rates of subsidization 20.26 per cent for Canfor, 19.5 per cent for Tolko and 24.12 per cent for W... [Full Article...]

North Korea marks army anniversary with live fire drill

South Korea's Defence Ministry said it could not immediately confirm the report. Nuclear-armed North Korea on Tuesday marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill, Seoul said, as a United States guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea amid tensions over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions. [Full Article...]

Big Sam: We saw a weakness at Anfield

Big Sam: We saw a weakness at Anfield Benteke scored in both halfs on Sunday as Sam Allardyce's Eagles mounted a brilliant fightback after Liverpool took the lead through Philippe Coutinho's fine free-kick in the 24th minute. Klopp's charges pushed for a winning goal in the closing stages and threw on Alberto Moreno and Marko Grujić, but they could not bypass the Palace defence again. [Full Article...]

Trump to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day

Trump to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day You survived the ghettos, the concentration camps, and the death camps. Kushner defended his father-in-law in an essay at the time, insisting that "Donald Trump is not anti-Semitic and he's not a racist". "We will bear witness, and we will act". "On Yom HaShoah, we look back at the darkest chapter of human history", the president told the World Jewish Congress on the eve of Holocaust Remembr... [Full Article...]

Surge in bets for Jeremy Corbyn to be the next prime minister

Surge in bets for Jeremy Corbyn to be the next prime minister She said that Theresa May had acted not for the interests of Britain as she claimed but for the Conservative Party and herself by calling early general elections. Cllr Bell ran against John Penrose during the 2010 election and lost out in a close battle by 3,000 votes. "We have to keep our focus on swing voters in marginal seats and it's not all about Brexit for them". [Full Article...]

US Congressman Warns Trump against Walking Away from JCPOA

Trump echoed US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who said on Wednesday that the nuclear deal has failed. His statement was the latest in a drumbeat of warnings from the Trump administration that it is set to crack down on Iran and might reconsider the nuclear deal reached between the US, EU partners, Russian Federation and China. [Full Article...]

Michael Flynn's Russian Federation payment likely broke disclosure laws, lawmakers say

Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, along with ranking member Elijah Cummings , D-Maryland, told reporters Tuesday Flynn failed to ask for permission to speak at a 2015 event in Russian Federation or register to lobby on behalf of the government of Turkey . [Full Article...]

Australia toughens citizenship test

Applicants will be asked to demonstrate that they have integrated into Australian society, for example by joining clubs or by providing evidence that they are employed and their children are in school. Mr Turnbull said that would encourage more people to learn the language, which was the "single best thing" a new migrant could do. The move comes two days after the government unveiled stricter vi... [Full Article...]

Trump to set executive orders on environment, energy this week

Trump to set executive orders on environment, energy this week These orders cannot change existing laws or alter spending levels, but they can tell agencies how to use their resources and which laws to emphasize. And many simply order reviews of pressing issues that push decision-making down the line. FILE - President Donald Trump shows his signature on an executive order on the Keystone XL pipeline, January 24, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House... [Full Article...]

Boo, hiss: Ivanka Trump heckled for defending president as 'empowerer of women'

During the campaign, Ivanka Trump promoted policies regarding family leave, child care, and other initiatives for women in the workplace. Soon thereafter, she was booed for praising her father, Donald Trump's, "advocacy", while calling him, "a tremendous champion of supporting families and enabling them to thrive". [Full Article...]

IS launches chemical 'gas attack' in western Mosul

IS launches chemical 'gas attack' in western Mosul Late March, the global coalition estimated the number of Islamic State fighters in western Mosul by at least 1000. March 28: The UN says more than 300 civilians have been killed since the start of the west Mosul operation. Isis overran the city in the summer of 2014 in a lightning advance which routed Iraqi forces. Last month, a suspected coalition airstrike killed hundreds and injured hundred... [Full Article...]

Le Pen sets aside party presidency to 'unite' France

Le Pen sets aside party presidency to 'unite' France The Socialist president joined a long line of politicians urging voters to back Macron in order to thwart the anti-immigration, anti-EU Le Pen. The euro edged lower on Tuesday, catching its breath after a relief rally sparked by the first round results of the French election , while the Canadian dollar fell on news of USA duties on Canadian softwood lumber, Reuters reported. [Full Article...]

Pakistan minibus blast kills 10

Pakistan minibus blast kills 10 Meanwhile, Pakistan army sent a Special MI-17 Helicopter to Parachinar for evacuation of injured to Peshawar , according to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). Thirteen injured people were shifted to agency headquarters hospital where five succumbed to their injuries. Sources said that the passenger minibus was on way from Godar to Sadda when it was hit by the bomb near Pato Kot village... [Full Article...]

Spain arrests Moroccans suspected of links to Belgian militant attacks

It was not clear whether the four had been directly involved in the attacks, the spokesman added. Spanish police said on Tuesday they had arrested nine men and raided 12 properties in Barcelona in an operation against suspected Islamist militants believed to be linked to last year's attack on Brussels airport. [Full Article...]

Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Perdue, 70, is a businessman, veterinarian, and former Georgia state senator who served as governor of Georgia from 2003-2011. The Senate voted to confirm Perdue 87-11. Mr Perdue, a Republican, will take charge of the nation's food and farm programmes, a hefty job in the best of times but one in which he now will have to juggle the White House's proposed 21 per cent cut in US Department of Agr... [Full Article...]

Reports of Trump White House Shake-Up Are 'BS' - But Something's Going On

Reports of Trump White House Shake-Up Are 'BS' - But Something's Going On He has channelled the populist and nationalist sentiment that propelled Trump's campaign, and his placement on the NSC committee drew criticism from some members of Congress and Washington's foreign policy establishment, who said it risked politicising the security advice provided to the president. [Full Article...]


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