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Global Media Canada reports progress with USA on lumber, 'but not there yet'
Author: 0 Canada reports progress with USA on lumber, 'but not there yet'

Trump is hurting the chances of a deal by stoking rhetoric, he said. "President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke today", the White House's readout said. This new tariff will do little to increase USA lumber industry employment or the share of US lumber supply coming from domestic production, but it will mean bigger profits for US lumber mills and private landowners.

Global Media No justification to suspend operation of Lokpal Act: SC
Author: 0 No justification to suspend operation of Lokpal Act: SC

The apex court earlier in the day asked the Central Government to implement the Lokpal Act, while saying that there is no justification for holding it in abeyance. "It is the wisdom of the parliament to pass it", the government's top lawyer Mukul Rohatgi said. The judgment is significant as Attorney-General Mukul Rohatgi appearing for the Centre had argued that the Lokpal can not be appointed in the current scenario as amendments regarding the definition of the Leader of Opposition (LoP) ...

Global Media Trump to order probe into aluminum imports
Author: 0 Trump to order probe into aluminum imports

The high purity aluminum is also used in armor plating used by military vehicles and combat ships. "At the very same time that our military is needing more and more of the very high quality aluminum, we are producing less and less of everything and only have one producer of aerospace quality aluminum".

Author: 0 Macedonia parliament stormed by protesters in Skopje

The assembly of the republic of Macedonia, as the Balkan nation's parliament is known, has been deadlocked for three weeks over the election of a new speaker. "The acts of violence in the Parliament are wholly unacceptable and we call for calm and restraint". Supporters of the would-be government, however, accused Ivanov of trying to protect VMRO-DPMNE leaders, who ruled for the past decade and faced possible criminal charges as a result of the wiretapping scandal.

Global Media Angela Merkel warns Britain: 'don't delude yourself over Brexit'
Author: 0 Angela Merkel warns Britain: 'don't delude yourself over Brexit'

European Union leaders are due to meet tomorrow to agree priorities for the Brexit negotiations, and Merkel said one priority would be to protect the interests of European Union citizens living in Britain , adding she was is ready to make "a fair offer" to Britons in Germany if it was reciprocal.

Global Media Vexit? Venezuela to ditch regional bloc over crisis
Author: 0 Vexit? Venezuela to ditch regional bloc over crisis

The announcement late Wednesday will raise global tension over Venezuela , where unrest has left 28 people dead this month. Thousands of people shut down the capital city's main highway to express their disgust with the socialist administration of President Nicolas Maduro.

Author: 0 Housing, ODs and leadership feature in BC debate

Weaver just isn't that interested". The NDP have pledged to do away with the fees, but Clark says it's unclear how they intend to make up the revenue. The NDP are promising a $400 renters rebate, which matches the homeowners grant. Horgan was in Burnaby on Wednesday where a campaign stop focused on the soaring price of housing in Metro Vancouver.

Global Media High Court forces government to tackle illegal air pollution
Author: 0 High Court forces government to tackle illegal air pollution

The government had been under a court direction to produce tougher draft measures to tackle illegal levels of nitrogen dioxide pollution, which is responsible for tens of thousands of premature deaths each year, by 4pm on Monday. James Eadie QC said the application was brought with considerable reluctance and was not "some sort of guise or demonstration of lack of commitment to improving air quality".

Global Media United States commerce secretary denies 'trade war' with Canada
Author: 0 United States commerce secretary denies 'trade war' with Canada

The White House has not yet released a readout of the phone call that took place hours later between Mr Trump and Mr Trudeau, but the Canadian Prime Minister's office made its position clear. The justification for the duties is the charge that Canadian provinces are subsidising their local logging, meaning unfair competition for USA mills.

Author: 0 Pentagon probes Trump's ex-adviser Flynn over foreign payments

Mr Flynn earned tens of thousands of dollars from Russia's state-sponsored RT television network and from a Turkish businessman linked to the government in Ankara. "If they think there's wrongdoing, then the department's inspector general should look into that", he said. Flynn was sacked by President Trump from his job as national security adviser for giving statements to administration officials that obscured his contacts with Russia's US ambassador.

Global Media Trump touts executive orders he once lambasted
Author: 0 Trump touts executive orders he once lambasted

They also disapprove of Trump on climate change (68 percent) and handling ISIS (64 percent). The CBS News poll shows Trump supporters remain solid with 96 percent. A man accustomed to wealth and its trappings, Trump has embraced life in the Executive Mansion, often regaling guests with trivia about the historic decor.

Global Media 'Dirty' Jakarta election looms as religious politics resurfaces
Author: 0 'Dirty' Jakarta election looms as religious politics resurfaces

Indonesia is the world's fourth most-populous country and most populous Muslim nation. More than 60,000 security personnel have been deployed around the capital where millions of people voted until polls closed at 1pm. Ahok had been facing blasphemy charges since November previous year after saying during a speech on Pramuka Island that his political rivals have been quoting verse 51 of the Koran's Al-Maidah chapter to turn people against him.

Author: 0 Why Trump Says He Won't Pull Out of NAFTA - for Now

U.S. President Donald Trump says he didn't announce the cancellation of NAFTA this week because he likes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto. Trump was preparing to do just that, but changed his mind after a phone conversation with Trudeau and the Mexican president. During his election campaign Trump threatened to renegotiate NAFTA and in the past week complained bitterly about Canadian trade practices.

Author: 0 Top Admiral: US Forces Capable Against N. Korean Threat

He said: "The positioning of some equipment means that South Korea and the United States have the capability to cope with North Korea's provocations". Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham voiced confidence that Trump won't allow North Korea to reach that point. What is the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence System (Thaad)? Outside of economic measures, one option for applying pressure diplomatically would be to further isolate North Korea from the world stage.

Global Media Citing intervention bid, Venezuela to leave bloc
Author: 0 Citing intervention bid, Venezuela to leave bloc

Of the 28, 13 people were killed in relation to the protests. In what's shaping up to be a battle of political kids, President Nicolas Maduro's son responded with a letter saying he regretted his friend's decision to seek "three minutes of fame" with a video being used as a "trophy of war" by the government's enemies.

Author: 0 Zardari, Imran demand Pakistan PM Nawaz's resignation

The judges ordered that the investigative body should be formed within seven days, and include representatives from the Federal Investigative Agency, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan, the central bank, and other bodies. At the heart of the matter is the legitimacy of the funds used by the Sharif family to purchase several high-end London properties via offshore companies.

Global Media Two days before MCD poll verdict, AAP smells rat
Author: 0 Two days before MCD poll verdict, AAP smells rat

The AAP and the Congress hope to wrest power from the BJP, which has governed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi for the last two terms. A total of 1,32,10,206 voters, including over 1.1 lakh first-time voters, were entitled to exercise their franchise to elect councillors for the 270 wards under the three civic bodies - NDMC (103 wards), SDMC (104) and EDMC (63).

Global Media Eight police killed in Afghanistan's north
Author: 0 Eight police killed in Afghanistan's north

Afghanistan's defense minister and army chief of staff resigned Monday, days after a Taliban attack that left at least 136 Afghan soldiers dead, the Afghan president said. Nicholson said the USA has continued to receive reports of Russian assistance to the Taliban. "We continue to stand shoulder to shoulder with the Afghans for the future of this country", he said.

Author: 0 Tory lead over Labour down by 7%

The session, which lasted nearly an hour, is also thought to be the longest ever PMQs. The PM is also refusing to take part in TV debates and Mr Corbyn could raise a BMG Research poll for the Independent which shows that 54% of Britons want her to take part in head-to-head contests during the campaign , while just 25% said they did not.

Global Media Goa Board HSSC Results 2017 declared at gbshse
Author: 0 Goa Board HSSC Results 2017 declared at gbshse

The results are out on the GBSHSE's official website - gbshse.gov.in. The Goa board will also announce Class 12th results for vocational stream students as well. The Candidates will get the results at the time of announcement to the mobile phone. Candidates are further informed that the passing certificates cum statement of marks would be made available from April 28 from 9.30 am to 1 pm.

Author: 0 German foreign minister holds meeting with left-wing Israeli NGOs, despite Netanyahu's request

Germany's DPA news agency, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Online and other media reported that Netanyahu had cancelled the talks, a move Gabriel said earlier would be "regrettable". In remarks on Tuesday evening before National Bible Quiz participants, Netanyahu stated that it has always been government policy not to "meet with diplomats who visit Israel and meet with organizations that slander IDF soldiers and seek to put our soldiers on trial as war criminals".

Global Media Trump administration holds briefing on North Korea threat
Author: 0 Trump administration holds briefing on North Korea threat

But China says the system's advanced radar can penetrate deep into its territory and undermine its security, while it will do little to deter the North, and is adamant in its opposition. The drill came instead of a nuclear test or the launch of a long-range missile as feared amid pressure from the United States and China, its sole major ally which has been irritated by Pyongyang's weapons development.

Global Media North Korea carries out largest ever military test
Author: 0 North Korea carries out largest ever military test

Both the USA and North Korea have been engaging in test drills near the border. Pyongyang's diplomatic ties with Malaysia were disrupted after the assassination in Kuala Lumpur in February of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korean lader Kim Jong-un.

Global Media Israel strikes arms depot near Damascus airport
Author: 0 Israel strikes arms depot near Damascus airport

The airport lies about 25 kilometres southeast of the capital. An anonymous regional intelligence source speaking to Reuters said the blast site contained a weapons depot operated by Hezbollah, which was regularly stocked with supplies sent from Tehran.

Author: 0 Sarkozy to vote for Macron in French runoff

The French head to the polling stations next Sunday, May 7th, to decide who will be the country's next president. Macron said that if elected president, the firm's redundancy plan would not be accepted if it was not good enough. In March, Le Pen invoked her immunity as an MEP in refusing to submit to questioning by French prosecutors until after the election. "There's Marine Le Pen's project of a fractured, closed France.On the other hand, you have my project which is a republican, ...

Global Media Absconder Businessman Vijay Malaya Apprehended In London
Author: 0 Absconder Businessman Vijay Malaya Apprehended In London

Mallya, declared a proclaimed offender, was arrested in London by Scotland Yard on India's request for his extradition on fraud charges. "Extradition hearing in Court started today as expected", Mallya tweeted hours after his arrest and subsequent release on bail.

Author: 0 US Objects After Turkish Jets Strike Kurds in Syria, Iraq

There were no casualties in any of the attacks, the army said . Turkish warplanes killed more than two dozen Kurdish fighters in strikes in Syria and Iraq, where the Kurds are key players in the battle against the militant Islamic State (IS) group.

Global Media Trump picks trade fight with Canada
Author: 0 Trump picks trade fight with Canada

The state is offering relaxed loan guarantees to dairy farmers and processors facing uncertainty because of a trade dispute with Canada. "Disagrees strongly. dairy exports. The problem is worse. The US Commerce Department said it will conduct a thorough investigation and confirm its position on the lumber tariffs by September 27.

Author: 0 Trump does not plan to immediately leave NAFTA

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (L) and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) talk before a meeting on Capitol Hill on February 13, 2017. Both Mexican and Canadian officials have said repeatedly that they are ready to negotiate changes to the trade agreement .

Author: 0 Trump says Mexico, Canada opposed NAFTA pull-out

Trump campaigned for president on promises to scrap Nafta, calling it "the worst trade deal maybe ever signed" and a "disaster" that has resulted in millions of U.S. from the agreement. Both Canada and Mexico buy a lot of American cars, machinery and food. A senior White House advisor described the abrupt whiplash on NAFTA as the president's "art of the deal", rather than a swift reaction to a misstep.

Author: 0 Pence Assures Australia US Will Honor Refugee Deal

The camps are where asylum-seekers were taken when halted by the Australian navy before reaching the nation's shore. The policy has been condemned by human-rights groups. Mr Pence on Sunday remained silent on the war of words between Australia and North Korea as he joined his family for tours of Taronga Zoo, Sydney Harbour, NSW Government House and the Opera House on the final day of their official visit.

Global Media Newest
Author: 0 Newest "Simpsons" features a White House unraveled in 100 days

As the camera made its way up the stairwell from the White House press room to the residence, there was a blink-and-you-missed-it glimpse of the former model lying nude on a furry blanket. Sadly no, but he is cheered by the news that daughter Ivanka Trump has replaced Ruth Bader Ginsburg as Supreme Court Justice. The episode then pans to Marge and Homer sitting on the sofa watching all this go down on the TV.

Author: 0 Trump administration to put pressure on North Korea with diplomatic measures, sanctions

President Donald Trump's secretary of state, defense secretary, top general and national intelligence director were to outline for them the North's escalating nuclear capabilities and USA response options, officials said. On Wednesday, North Korea's United Nations mission said it would react to "a total war" with the USA with nuclear war. A senior Trump administration official said the meeting with senators will take place in the auditorium at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, the ...

Global Media Candidates pause from campaign at Paris ceremony for murdered policeman
Author: 0 Candidates pause from campaign at Paris ceremony for murdered policeman

Far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron, who are facing off in the May 7 presidential runoff, were present at the ceremony at the Paris police headquarters. Macron, who at 39 is favorite to become France's youngest-ever president, has urged voters not to "give in to fear" and vowed to step up security cooperation with European Union partners.

Author: 0 Uber to roll out flying taxis in Dallas, Dubai by 2020

It imagines a fleet of small, electric aircrafts that can take off and land vertically in suburbs and cities. The ability to simply fly over congested urban areas could dramatically reduce commuting times. The ability for rapid battery charging would be crucial to allow the flying cars to accommodate as many customers as possible, and it is up to ChargePoint to design, develop, and manufacture the necessary technology.

Global Media Euro surges on win for
Author: 0 Euro surges on win for "France's Obama" in presidential poll

Macron has been widely criticised in the media and by senior political figures for giving a triumphal speech after he topped the first round of the election on Sunday night, then partied in a chic bistro afterwards. Marine Le Pen kicked her father, party founder and Holocaust denier Jean-Marie Le Pen, out of the National Front in August 2015, as part of an ongoing rebranding and image softening for the party.

Global Media Be loyal to party, avoid greed: Kejriwal to AAP councillors
Author: 0 Be loyal to party, avoid greed: Kejriwal to AAP councillors

A win in the municipal polls would have been a big morale booster for the AAP, which has national ambitions, and would also have helped the party affirm its claim that people of Delhi were happy with its government's performance in two years in various areas, including heath, education, water and electricity, feel experts.

Author: 0 Death toll in Turkish airstrike on Syria Kurds said to hit 28

The Protection Units is among the most effective ground forces battling the Islamic State group, but Turkey says it is an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party and that that group's fighters are finding sanctuaries in neighboring Iraq and Syria .

Global Media USA wants to bring N Korea back to 'path of dialogue'
Author: 0 USA wants to bring N Korea back to 'path of dialogue'

All 100 senators were invited and transported in buses for the unprecedented, classified briefing. Bennett said if a war breaks out on the Korean peninsula, China's deployment of its ground troops seems inevitable, but the country likely will focus on instituting a pro-China regime or seizing North Korea's missile and nuclear sites, rather than a war with U.S.

Global Media 'The Simpsons' needles Trump ahead of 100-day milestone
Author: 0 'The Simpsons' needles Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

Until this changes, any Republican president will have a hard time getting done what our country really needs. They will need the Democrats' votes in order for the funding bill to pass in the Senate. The check was handed over earlier in the month to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. "Religious freedom in America means that we all have a right to our religious beliefs, but this does not give us the right to use our religion to discriminate against and impose those beliefs on others who ...

Global Media Did Flynn commit a crime? 'No question,' congressman says
Author: 0 Did Flynn commit a crime? 'No question,' congressman says

Ranking member Elijah Cummings , D-Maryland, however, said that according to a form Flynn filed to renew his security clearance in January 2016, there is "no evidence" he reported the funds he received from Russian Federation for the trip or asked for permission to receive them.

Global Media Germany: Turkey must answer reports of election fraud
Author: 0 Germany: Turkey must answer reports of election fraud

BERLIN (AP) - Germany is closely watching to see how Turkey will respond to reports from worldwide election monitors who noted a series of irregularities in a referendum to increase powers for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday.

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