• Trump plans to go ahead with steel, aluminum tariffs on EU
Trump plans to go ahead with steel, aluminum tariffs on EU

Late Thursday, President Donald Trump said in a statement it was made clear to Trudeau that the United States "will agree to a fair deal, or there will be no deal at all". French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, whom Ross was scheduled to meet in Paris on Thursday morning, said on Wednesday that the European Union did not want a trade war eit...

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  • United States military killed nearly 500 civilians in 2017 - Pentagon report
United States military killed nearly 500 civilians in 2017 - Pentagon report

The Pentagon has told Congress it estimates that almost 500 civilians were killed as a result of USA military actions in the first year of the Trump administration. The Pentagon said that it takes a number of steps to avoid civilian casualties, and to compensate families of civilians killed by American strikes.

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  • Italy's populist parties win approval to form government
Italy's populist parties win approval to form government

President Sergio Mattarella was due to swear in Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, a little-known law professor , and a cabinet that includes the two coalition party heads, the League's Mateo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio of the 5-Star Movement. Di Maio, the new economic development minister, reported for work after the parade to his ministry, which would...

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  • China warns US no deal if tariffs go ahead
China warns US no deal if tariffs go ahead

Trade tensions between the United States and China, the world's two largest economies, had intensified in April after Beijing said it was slapping duties on 106 American imports following Washington's plans to put new tariff on hundreds of Chinese items.

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  • Palestinian woman killed by Israeli fire on Gaza border: ministry
Palestinian woman killed by Israeli fire on Gaza border: ministry

Britain, the Netherlands, Poland and Ethiopia abstained. Ten of the council's 15 members voted for the Arab-backed resolution, drafted by Kuwait; four abstained. The council has been deadlocked over how to respond to the violence, even as United Nations envoy Nickolay Mladenov warned this week that Gaza was "close to the brink of war".

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  • US Pacific Command changes its name in a gesture to India
US Pacific Command changes its name in a gesture to India

Louis, Mo., and 1982 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, reflected on U.S. Pacific Command's pivotal role in regional peace and security, and reiterated American commitment to the region and our allies and partners. That stands in contrast to the Obama administration, which attempted to carry out a highly publicized "rebalance" toward the Asia-Paci...

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  • GDP grows 7.7% in Q4; India retains world's fastest growing economy tag
GDP grows 7.7% in Q4; India retains world's fastest growing economy tag

Several leading powers including the US, Australia, Japan and India have been pressing for a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific in the backdrop of China flexing its military muscles in the region. India stands for open and stable trade environment in the Indo-Pacific Region, which lifts up all nations on the tide of trade and investment", he sai...

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  • Missouri governor offered to resign if charges dropped
Missouri governor offered to resign if charges dropped

Prior to taking office, Greitens had pledged to root out "corrupt career politicians", but his brief, 17-month tenure was plagued by scandal. Greitens' resignation goes into effect at 5:00 p.m. She said that she developed a "crush" on Greitens, but when she saw him in the salon in March 2015, he "moved his hand up her leg "all the way up to [her]...

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  • Florida jury leaves $4 to family of man killed by sheriff's deputies
Florida jury leaves $4 to family of man killed by sheriff's deputies

An investigation found a firearm in the man's pocket, raising questions as to how the black man could have forced the police to fire at him by pointing a gun at them if, again, there was a closed garage door between and the allegedly alarming weapon was in fact in his pocket.

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  • Michael Cohen's authorized workforce racing to assessment supplies seized in Federal Bureau of Investigation raids
Michael Cohen's authorized workforce racing to assessment supplies seized in Federal Bureau of Investigation raids

Earlier in the day, he withdrew a request to enter the criminal case against Cohen , in which he had sought a role in order to protect Daniels' interests. Cohen's attorneys and Avenatti have engaged in an extended back-and-forth over the question, filing dueling letters Tuesday night and then arguing in court Wednesday.

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  • IISc Bangalore back in world top university list, Oxford drops few notches
IISc Bangalore back in world top university list, Oxford drops few notches

The highest ranked British institution is Cambridge, which has retained its fourth place. Other US schools in the top 20 were the California Institute of Technology, Columbia, the University of MI, the University of Pennsylvania and Cornell.

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  • Trump moves ahead with Chinese trade tariffs, threatening to reignite tensions
Trump moves ahead with Chinese trade tariffs, threatening to reignite tensions

This is a developing story . The list of restrictions and controls will be announced by 30 June. But according to the White House , the date of 15 June is announced which would finalize the question regarding tariffs. While the USA export ban has done what it's supposed to - bringing ZTE to its knees - Trump's reprieve for the company gives it ...

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  • Saudi Arabia law criminalises harassment
Saudi Arabia law criminalises harassment

Discussing the new law against harassment, Al-Shaalan said on social media: "The anti-harassment law approved today is a very important addition to the history of the Kingdom's law and regulations, which fills a large legislative vacuum".

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  • Trade war fears rise as countries hit by Trump steel tariffs retaliate
Trade war fears rise as countries hit by Trump steel tariffs retaliate

European Union countries have given broad support to the Commission's plan to set duties on 2.8 billion euros ($3.4 billion) of U.S. exports, including whiskey and motorbikes, if Washington ends the European Union tariff exemption. "We continue to be quite willing and indeed eager to have further discussions", Mr Ross said. Juncker has said th...

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  • Televangelist asks followers to fund his $54 million private jet
Televangelist asks followers to fund his $54 million private jet

Duplantis said God told him he needed the plane "in one of the 'greatest statements the Lord ever told me'". He says that if Jesus were alive today, "He wouldn't be riding a donkey". "He said "Jesse, I didn't ask you to pay for it, I asked you believe for it". "The first thing I thought of was how am I going to pay for it?" Because God works in...

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  • U.S. vetoes United Nations resolution condemning violence against Palestinians in Gaza
U.S. vetoes United Nations resolution condemning violence against Palestinians in Gaza

The Kuwait-drafted text had called for "measures to guarantee the safety and protection" of Palestinian civilians in Gaza and the occupied West Bank, and requested a United Nations report to propose an "international protection mechanism". Neither Israel nor the State of Palestine are members of the council. It was the worst flare-up since the 20...

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  • 30-Year-old son finally moves out of his parents' house
30-Year-old son finally moves out of his parents' house

Millennial Michael Rotondo is finally moving out of his parents' upstate NY home - thanks to conservative host Alex Jones who gave him $3,000 to help him move. He failed to persuade the judge to grant him another six months with his parents. But Michael Rotondo did not heed their deadlines, and his parents filed for an ejectment proceeding.

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  • Backed SDF Warns Assad Can't Recover Territory Through Military Action
Backed SDF Warns Assad Can't Recover Territory Through Military Action

Both Russia and Iran are major allies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. But, she did call upon Syria and Iran - along with Russian Federation a key military ally to the Assad regime - to pressure the Assad regime to ensure violence does not break out between Syrian and American-backed forces.

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  • Greg Sargent: Trump's ugly spin about separated children gives away his game
Greg Sargent: Trump's ugly spin about separated children gives away his game

Munoz oversaw the handling of the unaccompanied minor crisis of 2014, when children were sleeping in cages at federal detention and processing centers. A Central American child who is traveling with a caravan of migrants sleeps at a shelter in Tijuana, Mexico, April 29, 2018. Reports emerged earlier this month that U.S.

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  • Visa transactions hit by service outage
Visa transactions hit by service outage

Meanwhile, a handful of businesses and financial institutions are reporting problems processing Visa payments. 'We are investigating the cause & working as quickly as possible to resolve the situation'. Paymentsense said they were in touch with Visa and have apologised to customers " for any inconvenience ". Another said she was in a Lisburn su...

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