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Industry welcomes removal of steel tariffs

Industry welcomes removal of steel tariffs

US President Donald Trump's administration requested both countries cut "all retaliatory tariffs " on US-made goods in return. In June 2018, U.S. Chinese oil traders and refiners no longer want to sign long-term supply agreements with USA producers, said the chief executive of Enterprise Products Partners as quoted by Reuters, amid the deepening trade rout between Washington and Beijing. Read More

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Fifth Guatemalan child dies in US immigration custody

Fifth Guatemalan child dies in US immigration custody

This is the fifth child known to have died after journeying to the U.S. in recent months from Guatemala and being apprehended by USA authorities. The boy was taken into custody after crossing the USA border in Texas' Rio Grande Valley on May 13 and was due to be moved into custody of the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement, which oversees care of unaccompanied or separated migrant children after they are initially processed by immigration authorities. Read More

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How long can Nancy Pelosi hold off impeachment?

How long can Nancy Pelosi hold off impeachment?

McCarthy told the AP that Amash has long voted in conflict with Republicans, including on Trump's failed attempt to declare a national emergency to build his border wall. But Mueller notably declined to reach a conclusion on whether Trump had sought to obstruct justice - noting only that, in some cases, there was "substantial" evidence of it, and that he could not "exonerate" the president. Read More

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Palestinians say not consulted on Bahrain 'peace conference'

Palestinians say not consulted on Bahrain 'peace conference'

The White House has pledged to unveil a new Mideast peace plan in the coming weeks, one partly crafted by Jared Kushner , President Donald Trump's son-law and a White House adviser. But the announcement of the investors workshop appears to set the stage for a sequenced release of the plan, starting with the economic plan, and later, at some time not yet clear, the political proposals. Read More

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Rihanna Condemns "Idiot" Lawmakers Behind Alabama's Abortion Ban

The lawmaker, who was elected in 2018, made the remark while speaking on the State House floor, arguing that the measure's eight-week window for abortions "gives [rape survivors] ample time" for the procedure. This development comes after white male Republicans out of 27 that dominate the 35-seat in Alabama senate voted to ban abortion in the state at every stage of pregnancy, unless the mother's physical or mental health is in jeopardy. Read More

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Presidential Hopeful Biden Looking for 'Middle Ground' Climate Policy

Presidential Hopeful Biden Looking for 'Middle Ground' Climate Policy

Biden has yet to comment publicly on the Green New Deal, and has said little about climate change in his campaign stops. Presidential candidates Sen. Undoubtedly, Biden will criticize Tramp's economic policy in the field of foreign trade in the 2010 presidential election race. TJ Ducklo, a spokesman for Biden, tweeted that the former vice-president had called climate change an "existential threat". Read More

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Support for new Brexit Party surges amid voter backlash

Support for new Brexit Party surges amid voter backlash

Labour's Brexit pointman, Keir Starmer, told The Guardian newspaper that any cross-party deal lacking a confirmatory referendum would not pass parliament as about 150 Labour lawmakers would oppose such a deal. Mr Farage (pictured earlier this year) brought the Brexit Party bus to Pontefract before a rally in Featherstone this morning. He said: "If we can save £39bn, come out of the Customs Union, come out of the Single Market, come out of the jurisdiction of the European Court of ... Read More

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Will hang myself if charges are proved: Gambhir on pamphlet row

Will hang myself if charges are proved: Gambhir on pamphlet row

The AAP too sent a notice to Gambhir and the BJP Friday demanding an apology over the pamphlet row, failing which, it said, "appropriate legal proceedings will be initiated". Gautam Gambhir , in a series of tweets, condemned Arvind Kejriwal and threw an open challenge to Kejriwal and Atishi Marlena that he would withdraw his candidature, if it is proved he had a part to play in the pamphlet. Read More

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Colorado Shooting: One of the suspects reportedly identifies as transgender

Colorado Shooting: One of the suspects reportedly identifies as transgender

Just before 2 p.m. local time on Tuesday, a pair of alleged gunmen, both students at the school, opened fire at the STEM School in Highlands Ranch . Bialy met Castillo freshman year and said the senior was a auto buff and electronics whiz. Erickson is due to appear in court on Wednesday. One of the Douglas County sheriff's deputies racing to the classroom reported that the security guard had fired as they arrived, according to the report. Read More

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Shots Fired, at Least Two Injured, at STEM School in Highlands Ranch

Shots Fired, at Least Two Injured, at STEM School in Highlands Ranch

Two suspects are in custody, officials in Douglas County say. The school was under lockdown as authorities went from classroom to classroom to clear them, the spokeswoman said. FBI and ATF agents were also responding to the school, federal investigators confirmed. It was not immediately known what led to the shooting. The sheriff's office directed parents to a recreational center to pick up their children. Read More

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Iran to keep enriching uranium despite U.S. move - parliament speaker

Iran to keep enriching uranium despite U.S. move - parliament speaker

Iranian parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani on May 4 said Iran will continue to enrich uranium in accordance with the accord regardless of US moves to put a stop to it. "What the world is witnessing now is the resistance of the great Iranian nation in different periods of time and they have been able to live through sanctions", Ambassador Scholz says."What the world is witnessing now is the resistance of the great Iranian nation in different periods of time and they have been able to live ... Read More

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Dems threaten Barr anew with contempt over Mueller report

Dems threaten Barr anew with contempt over Mueller report

They would surely be complicit with Trump's "personal attorney" ( Attorney General William Barr ) in ignoring the attack on our democracy by Russian autocrat Vladimir Putin. His appearance this week before the Senate Judiciary Committee accelerated calls for his resignation after he said Trump had been falsely accused and he spun politically damning episodes in Mueller's report in the president's favor. Read More

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Barr Says he Was Surprised by Mueller Decision

Barr Says he Was Surprised by Mueller Decision

Anticipation for Barr's testimony reached new heights late Tuesday when several news outlets, including ABC News, reported that Mueller expressed frustration to the attorney general over the public's interpretation of his investigation when Barr issued a four-page letter describing the report's "principal conclusions" within 48 hours of receiving the special counsel's findings. Read More

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EMS Says 2 Dead, 4 Hurt In Shooting At UNC Charlotte

EMS Says 2 Dead, 4 Hurt In Shooting At UNC Charlotte

He declined to release the suspect's name. New details emerged Wednesday about the previous day's shooting that caused chaos and panic on the last day of classes at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. UNCC campus police said Terrell entered a classroom armed with a pistol and opened fire . The lockdown was later lifted Wednesday morning nearly 12 hours after the shooting. Read More

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Socialists lead Spain vote as far right gains

Socialists lead Spain vote as far right gains

On the splintered right, three parties had competed for leadership: the once-dominant conservative Popular Party, the centre-right Citizens, and the nationalist, anti-migrant Vox party. The Socialists of outgoing Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez were seen leading Spain's election as polls closed on Sunday, according to a survey by GAD3 published shortly after mainland voting ended. Read More

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Beluga Whale Found With Russian Harness Alarms Norwegian Military

Beluga Whale Found With Russian Harness Alarms Norwegian Military

Spokesman Joergen Ree Wiig said fishermen in Arctic Norway last week reported the tame white cetacean with a tight harness swimming around. The white beluga whale was sighted last week in waters near the Norwegian village of Inga. "Then there were a round of cheers in the light boat when we got the first [clip off]", he added. Experts said the animal's odd behaviour around the boats, along with its harness, have given them cause to believe it must have been trained by the Russian navy. Read More

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NRA president 'forced out' after alleging financial impropriety within gun lobby's leadership

NRA president 'forced out' after alleging financial impropriety within gun lobby's leadership

In the letter , North said there is "clear crisis" at the organization and "it needs to be dealt with", the New York Times reported . But the pair have since fallen out, with Mr LaPierre telling NRA board members in his letter on Thursday that Mr North was seeking to humiliate him, discredit the NRA, and "raise appearances of impropriety that hurt our members and the Second Amendment" which gives Americans the right to keep and bear firearms, the Wall Street Journal reported on ... Read More

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