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Wisconsin dairy farmers face tough market, tight deadline

Wisconsin dairy farmers face tough market, tight deadline The state is offering relaxed loan guarantees to dairy farmers and processors facing uncertainty because of a trade dispute with Canada. A Grassland spokeswoman didn't immediately respond to phone and email messages. "Right now, I would estimate that we have about 35 of the 58 farms who have not found a processor", says Daniel Smith, Division Administer with DATCP. [Full Article...]

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

Top Afghan Defense Officials Resign After Attack Kills More Than 100 Troops It also comes as the administration of US President Donald Trump reviews its strategy in Afghanistan , while Taliban forces gain ground and Islamic State (IS) establishes its own strongholds. During his first visit Defense Secretary Mattis will meet President Ghani as well as other government officials. Mattis flew into Kabul hours after his Afghan counterpart Abdullah Habibi and Afghan Army ... [Full Article...]

Swan River sawmill not surprised by United States lumber tax

Swan River sawmill not surprised by United States lumber tax But now - with plans for a wall with Mexico hitting obstacles - he's expressing broader ambitions for the Northern border. The tariffs are the latest development in the Trump administration's effort to rewrite trade agreements it says are unfair. [Full Article...]

Trump to Italian PM, US has no Role in Libya

Trump to Italian PM, US has no Role in Libya Iran is failing to fulfil the "spirit" of its nuclear deal with world powers, President Donald Trump has declared, setting an ominous tone for his forthcoming decision about whether to pull the US out of the landmark agreement. Mr. Trump also promised to pressure Mr. Gentiloni about fulfilling Italy's commitment to pay 2 percent of its gross domestic product (GDP) to North Atlantic Treaty Organisa... [Full Article...]

Digvijay opposed attack on Naxals in 2013: BJP

Digvijay opposed attack on Naxals in 2013: BJP Speaking to media in New Delhi, Mr Singh termed the attack on the personnel as a sad and an unfortunate incident, and vowed that no one will be spared. Like Sher Mohammed, he said several Maoists were killed without revealing a count, and that the insurgents who escaped managed to swipe AK47s from the CRPF commandos. [Full Article...]

Trump Marking Holocaust Remembrance Vows To Combat Denialism

Trump Marking Holocaust Remembrance Vows To Combat Denialism He called Adolf Hitler's annihilation of six million Jews in World War II "history's darkest hour" and condemned those who deny the Holocaust. "We just won't. "We are not responsible for the extermination of the Jews that occurred within our borders", Rivlin said in Lohamei Hagetaot, a kibbutz north of Haifa. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation relations at new low after Syria attacks

Russian Federation relations at new low after Syria attacks Trump's latest decision to attack Russian ally Syria over an alleged chemical weapons attack drew sharp criticism from the Kremlin. SERGEI LAVROV (through interpreter): We believe it's necessary to have an global, unbiased, frank investigation into this incident. [Full Article...]

Amit Shah kicks of BJP's expansion drive from Naxalbari in West Bengal

Amit Shah kicks of BJP's expansion drive from Naxalbari in West Bengal Shah sat on the floor of Raju Mahali's house at Dakkhin Katiajote village in Naxalbari area and had rice, moong dal, "potol" fry, squash curry, salad and "papad", served on a banana leaf. Even as Shah, when he visited Siliguri in the evening, spoke of how AITC will bring ruin to the state and make the poor even poorer, Banerjee assured the people of Coochbehar that they will set up an industrial... [Full Article...]

Dispute emerges over release of ex-NFL star Hernandez's brain

Dispute emerges over release of ex-NFL star Hernandez's brain The Medical Examiner's Office released a statement in response saying, "The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is conducing an investigation into the circumstances of Aaron Hernandez's death, which may require further analysis of his body". [Full Article...]

Periods of rain today, moderate to heavy rain tonight into Wednesday

Periods of rain today, moderate to heavy rain tonight into Wednesday Temperatures will be a little cooler in the morning hours with lows in the 50s but by Thursday afternoon highs will still reach the low 80s. There's still disagreement among the major models regarding the end time of the rain - NAM saying we're drying before daybreak, and the GFS keeps raindrops over New Jersey through just after sunrise. [Full Article...]

Cut North Korea's lifeline: PM to China

Also, Mr Trump has threatened unilateral action against the North Korea (hermit state), a threat that appears more palpable after last Thursday's strike on a Syrian airfield following an apparent chemical attack. We've said it as clearly as we can possibly say it. "If we notice any sign of assault on our sovereignty, our army will launch merciless military strikes against the USA aggressors, whe... [Full Article...]

North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says

North Korea carries out 'large-scale' artillery drill, South Korea says The U.S. flattop is expected to join military drills with the South Korean Navy in waters off the country's east coast, according to a military official. North Korean soldiers walk in front of bronze statues of North Korea's late founder Kim Il-sung and late leader Kim Jong Il. "This is a real threat to the world, whether we want to talk about it or not", Trump said at a lunch for ambassadors of... [Full Article...]

Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan

Official estimate could upend Trump tax plan In the wake of Trump's promise, the White House walked back expectations that a comprehensive plan would be ready. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that the combination of changes on taxes, trade and regulations being pushed by the administration would accelerate the pace of economic gains. [Full Article...]

President Trump Signs New Executive Order: "Buy American and Hire American"

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed a "Buy American, Hire American" executive order in Kenosha, Wisconsin, initiating visa and government purchase reforms. "Go out and find me some cosmetic changes to make, '" says Daniel Ikenson, director of the trade policy center at the libertarian Cato Institute. The H-1B visa program has its place - helping companies around the country, but part... [Full Article...]

Afghan Defence Minister, army chief resign

Afghan Defence Minister, army chief resign The US has said that at least 50 soldiers were killed, and some local officials have put the number of dead alone as high as 130. The Afghan defence minister and his army chief resigned on Monday, days after a deadly Taliban attack on a military base triggered calls for the officials to step down. [Full Article...]

Win-Win China Deal; Time to Love Baidu Again — Baidu & Netflix

Win-Win China Deal; Time to Love Baidu Again — Baidu & Netflix For those reasons, along with the fact that the company now has a giant library of content it owns licensing rights for, it makes sense for Netflix to rely on licensing to monetize its content in China for the time being. In fact, the company had announced how it would favour licensing deals previous year and now it has linked its first major deal on the Chinese soil with streaming service iQiyi... [Full Article...]

Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

The US and ally South Korea say its deployment, agreed a year ago, is meant to guard against missile threats from the nuclear-armed North. However, it has become increasingly concerned as tensions rise in the flashpoint region, with experts warning of the possibility of a sixth nuclear test by the North. [Full Article...]

Trump warms to China and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, sours on Russian Federation

Trump warms to China and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, sours on Russian Federation According to reports , less than a quarter of those countries are making the contributions. The day of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's high-profile Moscow visit, trying to resolve ever-worsening bilateral relations, the White House is continuing to come up with new allegations against Russian Federation, insisting today that they had "credible reports" Russian Federation plotted attacks ag... [Full Article...]

Devotees throng churches for Easter celebrations

Devotees throng churches for Easter celebrations Easter means hope to me. The service was because people believed the sun dances during the sunrise of Easter day, and they wanted to see it. His resurrection proves that the Father was satisfied with his sacrifice, and counted it sufficient for the forgiveness of all our sins. [Full Article...]

Montana Forester Gives Trump Admin 'Kudos' After Tariff Hits Canada Lumber Mills

Before sunrise Tuesday in Washington, Trump went on Twitter to declare: "Canada has made business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very hard". Canadian lumber companies have been paying a lot of attention to Asian markets recently, with British Columbia increasing exports to China 10-fold over the last 10 years. [Full Article...]


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