• Trump's European Union tariff threats unlikely to happen
Trump's European Union tariff threats unlikely to happen

A WTO arbitrator is expected to rule this summer on how much relief the U.S.is actually entitled to. However, it signaled it was open for talks with the US, provided these were without preconditions and aimed to achieve a fair outcome. US President Donald Trump has expressed regret over what he considers to be too harsh treatment toward the Unite...

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  • Federal Election: May 18 Date Confirmed By Scott Morrison
Federal Election: May 18 Date Confirmed By Scott Morrison

It is a choice that will determine the economy that Australians live in, not just for the next 3 years, but the next decade. "If (Morrison) were to pull this off it would be one of the greatest comebacks in political history", he said. "And past year for the first time in our history more than 100,000 young Australians got a job". Left out of t...

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  • UK's anti-EU Brexit Party launches EU election campaign
UK's anti-EU Brexit Party launches EU election campaign

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said the time had come for Britain to decide what it wants. But with divisions in both Parliament and the Cabinet, handing the decision back to the people could be seen as the only way forward. He said the current political leadership had proved to be weak and "pretty incompetent". "We have a parliament that is com...

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  • Vietnam woman in Kim brother murder to be freed on 3 May
Vietnam woman in Kim brother murder to be freed on 3 May

Kim says he's open to having a third summit with Trump if the United States could offer mutually-acceptable terms for an agreement by the end of the year. Mr. Kim said the United States has been refusing to withdraw what the North perceives as "hostile policies" while sticking to "mistaken judgment that we would succumb to maximum pressure".

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  • Netanyahu's main rival party admits defeat in Israeli elections
Netanyahu's main rival party admits defeat in Israeli elections

However, the right-wing bloc in the parliament secured a majority big enough to make Netanyahu highly likely to form the next coalition government. So he's looking to the right-wing parties in his outgoing government and he'll have to give their leaders cabinet ministries and assure them he will look out for their issues.

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  • Julian Assange: Why is the Wikileaks co-founder a wanted man?
Julian Assange: Why is the Wikileaks co-founder a wanted man?

The cost to taxpayers of policing Assange's stay in the Ecuadorean embassy and his failed attempt to avoid extradition to Sweden for questioning on sexual assault allegations - which went all the way to the Supreme Court - is thought to have passed £15 million.

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  • Tamil Nadu can’t be run from Nagpur: Rahul Gandhi
Tamil Nadu can’t be run from Nagpur: Rahul Gandhi

According to officials, 142 million people are expected to cast their votes in the first phase of the seven-phase elections. After Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that his country and India stood a better chance of having peace talks if Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was re-elected again, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on T...

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  • S. Korea’s top court rules law criminalizing abortion was unconstitutional
S. Korea’s top court rules law criminalizing abortion was unconstitutional

The court ruled that the abortion ban infringes upon pregnant women's right to self-determination by assigning absolute priority to the protection of fetal lives. Not punishing abortion as a criminal offense would also make the procedure pervasive in society, the court said. Although prosecutions are rare, pro-abortion activists argue that the fe...

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  • Ex-Obama White House counsel caught in Mueller-probe dragnet
Ex-Obama White House counsel caught in Mueller-probe dragnet

An indictment against Craig connected to work he performed for Ukraine while he was a partner at the high-profile law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP has been expected for several weeks, and CNN reported in late March that prosecutors were close to bringing a case over what they allege were false statements made by Craig.

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  • Child pushed from third floor of Mall of America, suspect in custody
Child pushed from third floor of Mall of America, suspect in custody

Police are working with mall officials to see if there is video of the crime, Potts said. The chaotic scene played out at about 10:15 a.m.in the southeast corner of the mall, with the boy plunging from the third level to the first floor by the escalators near the Michael Kors and Clarks stores.

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  • Trump signs executive orders fast-tracking the pipeline approval process
Trump signs executive orders fast-tracking the pipeline approval process

Trump's pipeline orders mark his latest effort to push for infrastructure projects his administration says will "unleash American energy". Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge Inc supports the orders' "focus on enhancing the predictability of the permitting process and the critical importance of investing in energy infrastructure in the US an...

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  • U.S. looks for options as embattled Venezuelan leader hangs on
U.S. looks for options as embattled Venezuelan leader hangs on

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that a group of countries are discussing plans to provide financial support to Venezuela , amid the country's economic collapse. Raw video: Vice President Pence delivers remarks at the U.N. Security Council meeting on the crisis in Venezuela. Pompeo will travel later on Friday to Paraguay, the...

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  • White House in lockdown after man sets his jacket on fire outside
White House in lockdown after man sets his jacket on fire outside

A man lit himself on fire near the White House Friday afternoon, prompting U.S. Secret Service agents to intervene. Law enforcement officials told Fox that the North Lawn had been cleared. The Secret Service closed Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House to pedestrian traffic, and a nearby block of 17th Street was closed as well.

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  • Khashoggi's children deny considering settlement over murder
Khashoggi's children deny considering settlement over murder

Jamal's son Salah Khashoggi said that no such settlement was discussed now or before, adding that trial for his father's murder is underway. On 1 April , the Washington Post - for which Khashoggi had previously been a columnist - reported Saudi officials and family friends as saying that the journalist's two sons and two daughters had receiv...

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  • Trump Tweets Graphic of His ‘Soaring’ Approval Rating - But It’s Wrong
Trump Tweets Graphic of His ‘Soaring’ Approval Rating - But It’s Wrong

President Trump's job approval rating has rebounded since the release of a summary of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's findings related to Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to a new poll . Trump's overall unfavorable rating of 55 percent is consistent in recent years and with other similar surveys conducted in recent we...

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  • United States suspends talks with Sudan after military ousts Bashir
United States suspends talks with Sudan after military ousts Bashir

The military council is headed by Ibn Auf, who was Bashir's vice president and defence minister and is among a handful of Sudanese commanders sanctioned by Washington for his role during the atrocities committed in the Darfur conflict. The Sudanese army claims it has no ambition to hold the reins of power for long after ousting President Omar al-Ba...

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  • Southwest removes 737 Max from its flight schedule until August
Southwest removes 737 Max from its flight schedule until August

As per a BSE filing, the company will induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on dry lease in the next ten days after regulatory approvals. More than 300 Boeing 737 MAX jets have been grounded worldwide after almost 350 people died in two crashes - one in Indonesia in October and another in Ethiopia last month.

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  • Julian Assange: Sweden considers reviving rape inquiry
Julian Assange: Sweden considers reviving rape inquiry

If Sweden also makes an extradition request, it would be up to Britain's Home Secretary to determine which would take priority. The latter also indicated that the request was based on Ceglia's fear for his and his relatives' lives. Swedish prosecutors dropped the case against Assange in 2017, saying at the time there was no prospect of bringing h...

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  • Trump, South Korea's Moon look for way to curb North Korean nukes
Trump, South Korea's Moon look for way to curb North Korean nukes

Trump will give Moon and his wife Kim Jung-sook the red-carpet treatment at the White House before talks in the Oval Office. "I think it's been very productive". -North Korea summit in Hanoi that collapsed in February, and signaled a continued focus on economic development, a strategic direction officially declared a priority last April.

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  • Pence says Buttigieg bringing 'attacks on my Christian faith'
Pence says Buttigieg bringing 'attacks on my Christian faith'

If you've got a problem with who I am, then your problem is not with me. She also noted, according to The Hill, that while Buttigieg's comments are helping the Democrat garner "some notoriety", the mayor and her husband "have always had a great relationship".

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