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Trump move with $1.2 trillion in trade could be risky — NAFTA

Trump move with $1.2 trillion in trade could be risky — NAFTA

But, the president added, he reserves the right to change his mind. Some analysts suggested that with the Trump administration approaching its 100-day mark and the clock ticking on NAFTA, the draft...

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Turkey says U.S. arming Kurdish Syria fighters 'unacceptable'

Washington's announcement that it would start providing weapons to groups such as the People's Protection Units ( YPG ) raised eyebrows in Turkey, which considers the group a terror organisation. Char...

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Le Pen lifts parts of rival's speech, aides brush off plagiarism accusations

Le Pen lifts parts of rival's speech, aides brush off plagiarism accusations

Macron sought for a third successive day to paint National Front (FN) candidate Le Pen as an extremist, while she portrayed him as a clone of unpopular outgoing Socialist President Francois Hollande, ...

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Carter Wilkerson has more than 3 million retweets

After Twitter officially announced that Wilkerson's message was the most retweeted in history, he ribbed DeGeneres. Wilkerson eventually appeared on her show and the two posed for a selfie togethe...

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Moon Jae-in (64) has become the new president of South Korea

Moon's term as the country's new head of state began only one day after the nation held an unprecedented poll. When Mr Moon was last in government, in the early 2000s, South Korea had a "Sunshine...

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Trump to receive Russia's foreign minister this week

The President further emphasized his desire to build a better relationship between the United States and Russian Federation. Trump welcomed Lavrov to the White House marking his highest level face...

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Trump says first 100 days have been exciting & productive

Trump says first 100 days have been exciting & productive

Trump has put on a courageous face nevertheless. "The first 100 days of my administration has been just about the most successful in our country's history", he said in his weekly address on Friday...

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Kushner Companies' Pitch To Chinese Investors Raises Conflict Of Interest Questions

On Monday, Kushner Companies said Meyer's remarks were not meant to motivate investors to sign onto the real estate project. The controversy began when reporters from The Washington Post and ...

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Tillerson to seek action on North Korea during Asia meeting

Tillerson to seek action on North Korea during Asia meeting

But Tillerson offered the most extensive elaboration yet of the meaning of President Donald Trump's "America First" mantra, adopted during the campaign and carried into the White House. Duterte said h...

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Serial killer suspect went undiscovered for more than a year

Police say that after Romero's killing, Saucedo struck again about four months later in killing 22-year-old Jesse Olivas, who was gunned down on New Year's Day 2016 while standing in front of a home. ...

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Amazon adds video calling with Echo Show (AMZN, MSFT, 005930)

There's also noise-cancellation built in, so the Show can hear your commands while playing music from its pair of 5cm speakers. Additionally, the device will come equipped with the ability to make...

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Senate leader McConnell says special prosecutor is not needed for Russian Federation probe

Senate leader McConnell says special prosecutor is not needed for Russian Federation probe

Velázquez (D-Brooklyn) said that with Comey gone, an independent special prosecutor was needed to investigate the alleged Russian election meddling "to provide assurances to the American people that o...

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Israel Reproaches Swedish Envoy, Cuts UN Funding Over UNESCO Vote

The Swedish ministry added, "However, since the European Union unfortunately has not been able to stay united, and since Sweden believes the current text is acceptable, Sweden has voted in favor". "Th...

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Trump at NRA convention: 'Eight-year assault' on gun rights is over

Trump at NRA convention: 'Eight-year assault' on gun rights is over

Even during his candidacy, President Trump was seen as a gun-friendly candidate. Trump wrapped up the address by thanking NRA members for their efforts during last fall's presidential election, ...

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Arsenal not giving up the chase, says Xhaka

But while winning Europe's second-tier competition will complete United's collection of trophies, the biggest motivation is a place in next season's Champions League that Europa League success will ...

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BC limbo: Christy Clark to stay as premier while votes are counted

Clark's "dominance" of the political landscape, the report adds, stands in contrast to NDP Leader John Horgan, who was relatively unknown until the last few weeks. "It was really that sense of compl...

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New headset pairs with an Xbox One just like a controller

New headset pairs with an Xbox One just like a controller

Xbox Project Scorpio is confirmed to come as a premium device with a premium price as well. The LS35X will feature continuous compatibility with past and future Xbox One consoles, including Proj...

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Trump's first 100 days 'by the numbers'

Trump's first 100 days 'by the numbers'

Only 12 percent of respondents, meanwhile, said they haven't been lied to by a member of the Trump administration. But put the political cacophony and Twitter-fueled outrage aside, and it's hard to ...

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Amazon adds video calling with Echo Show

According to a recent study from eMarketer , Amazon Echo and Echo Dot has a market share of 70.6 percent in the U.S, while Google Home has a 23.8 percent share. "Now Alexa can show you thing...

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Senate OKs bill to fund government through September

House Transportation Committee Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., said carriers should use the notoriety of the event - and a separate incident in which a mother with a stroller was bullied by a flight att...

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Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

Authorities on Monday said Aaron Saucedo faces homicide charges in connection with a case police have said was the work of a serial killer. Victims' family members said they were still reeling from ...

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Tories 'extremely foolish' over election boasts, says Alex Salmond

Nevertheless, the SNP (slightly) overplayed its hand in this election, giving the impression it would win overall control of local authorities in Aberdeen and Glasgow. Following last week's council el...

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UNESCO Expected To Disavow Israeli Sovereignty Over Jerusalem - On Independence Day

The resolution states that Jerusalem's Old City is "entirely Palestinian" and stresses its historical "Muslim and Christian" heritage. The occupied Palestinian territories have witnessed new ten...

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Trump defends firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director, pledges 'far better' replacement

Republican Senator Richard Burr, who is overseeing one of the congressional investigations into Russia's election interference, said: "I am troubled by the timing and reasoning of Comey's termination"...

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Facebook To Hire 3000 People To Monitor, Remove Violent Content

Facebook To Hire 3000 People To Monitor, Remove Violent Content

According to the Facebook post , the company already employs 4,500 people in its "community operations team" to review content that has been flagged for its inappropriateness. The additional staff wil...

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Samsung profit boosted by chips, sees better earnings from the S8

Samsung expects to continue growing on the back of the memory chip business in the second quarter, driven by demand for high-density DRAM and solid-state drives (SSDs) in the server market. It also ex...

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Releases First Surface Laptop to Defeat Rivals

The base $1,599 Core i7 version includes the same storage and memory configuration as the high-end Core i5 model, while the priciest Surface Laptop bumps that up to a 512GB SSD and 16GB of ...

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Korea's leader willing to visit North, talk to US, China

He said he is willing to visit North Korea's capital Pyongyang under the right conditions. The new leader vowed to sincerely consult with the United States and China to resolve the issue on th...

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China says it has successfully tested new type of missile

China says it has successfully tested new type of missile

A statement by the Chinese defence ministry yesterday said that Chinese rocket forces tested a new type of missile in the Bohai Sea. Senior MOD spokesperson Yang Yujun went on to say that the PLA wo...

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Phoenix Suns, NBA invade Chicago for Draft Combine

Each of the 14 teams in the lottery gets a representative on the stage at the annual event that determines the official draft order for teams that did not make the playoffs. The combine is also a grea...

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