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The news comes as the risk of an escalating trade war with China has panicked American farmers and ranchers, who send many of their products overseas. "Last year, the President kept his promise to end the TPP deal. because it was unfair to American workers and farmers", Deputy White House Press Secretary Lindsay Walters said in a statement.
  • OH woman, boyfriend indicted in death of 4-year-old girl

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    Authorities believe she tricked hundreds of women with her treatment. The Police at Sampa in the Jaman North District of Brong-Ahafo Region is conducting investigations into the mysterious death of a 58-year-old woman after eating supper at her boyfriend's house at Goka, near Sampa.
  • Hannity vows to attack Kimmel until TV host apologizes

    Hannity vows to attack Kimmel until TV host apologizes

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    Sean Hannity and Jimmy Kimmel's war of words has officially ended... for now. Kimmel appeared to be taken aback but instead of taking the high road, returned Hannity's invective by calling him "the whole a** circus". After being called a "despicable disgrace", Kimmel accused Hannity of hypocrisy: "This is the guy who defended the multiply alleged pedophile Roy Moore", referring to the Alabama Republican Senate candidate.
  • Apple's global facilities now powered by '100% clean energy'

    Apple's global facilities now powered by '100% clean energy'

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    The addition of nine manufacturing partners, meanwhile, brings the total number up to 23 suppliers promising to produce their products entirely with clean energy. Apple and its partners are building new renewable energy projects around the world, improving the energy options for local communities, states and even entire countries.
  • Arizona governor announces deployment of 225 guardsmen to border

    Arizona governor announces deployment of 225 guardsmen to border

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    New Mexico's Republican governor has said her state will take part in the operation, but no announcement has been made on deployment. There is no end date for the deployment, Abbott said: "We may be in this for the long haul". "You show me somebody who's for drug cartels or human trafficking or this ammunition that's coming over a wide open and unprotected border here". This particular clash could be in over in a hurry: If Trump decides to federalize the Guard troops under the statute ...
  • Hungary's future at stake in general elections: Orban

    Hungary's future at stake in general elections: Orban

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    But others disagreed, such as kindergarten nurse Szilvia Nagy in the northeastern town of Gyoengyoes, who said: "I would like to change the government, because I desire a nicer future". Orban himself voted early on Sunday morning with his wife at a school in the leafy Zugliget suburb of Budapest. On Origo.hu, a formerly independent website now owned by government allies, stories promoted Orban while also focusing on migration, The headlines included "Migrant gangs fought in England", "They ...
  • Kejriwal meets TDP MPs staging protest outside PM's residence

    Kejriwal meets TDP MPs staging protest outside PM's residence

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    During a meeting with protesting YSR Congress MPs, Vijayamma, wife of former Andhra Pradesh chief minister late Y S Rajasekhara Reddy and mother of the party president YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, said, "in the past, indefinite strikes were so effective that it attracted governments' attention and they responded to it".
  • Korea seeks summit with Trump in Pyongyang

    Korea seeks summit with Trump in Pyongyang

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    CNN cited sources saying that Ulan Bator in Mongolia has been suggested as a possible neutral location for the meeting , although the North Koreans have been pushing to hold the talks in their capital, Pyongyang. Trump agreed to meet with Kim after a South Korean envoy extended Kim's invitation to the president last month. But Pyongyang has been silent publicly since then about a summit, even as Kim visited Beijing earlier this month in his first visit outside North Korea since assuming ...
  • NY Trump Tower Fire On 50th Floor Out, One Injured

    NY Trump Tower Fire On 50th Floor Out, One Injured

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    They were not identified. Trump says it was "Very confined (well built building)". Videos on social media show licking flames and stunned onlookers watching from the ground. The cause of the fire was not immediately apparent. There were no forced evacuations, but some people fled the tower as alarms rang out around the building.
  • London jobless rate falls in March, labour force grows

    London jobless rate falls in March, labour force grows

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    After a hiring spree in February, the construction and retail sectors let go of more people than they brought on board in March. Average hourly earnings for private-sector production and non-supervisory employees increased by four cents. Despite the slowdown in job growth in March, steady wage gains should support consumer spending amid signs gross domestic product growth moderated in the first quarter.
  • Scott Pruitt cost taxpayers $3 million in security fees

    Scott Pruitt cost taxpayers $3 million in security fees

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    There is ample security in most government buildings. President Trump affirms that he still has confidence in his EPA administrator; chief national correspondent Ed Henry reports from Washington. Members of the Italian security detail were reportedly personal friends of Perrotta and accompanied Pruitt to a posh restaurant for hours. The EPA administrator has come under intense scrutiny for ethics issues and outsized spending.
  • Bayern Munich win sixth straight German title

    Bayern Munich win sixth straight German title

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    Bayern were soon level through Corentin Tolisso's header in the 32nd minute and James Rodriguez fired them in front before the break. The days itself was one of several milestones for a number of the Reds' squad, as not only is this year's title the Monchengladbach-born boss' fourth during his career, but defender David Alaba became the first player in Bundesliga history to get his hands on seven Meisterschales before turning 25.
  • Former Brazilian president to start serving prison sentence

    Former Brazilian president to start serving prison sentence

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    When he finished speaking, a sea of supporters carried him on their shoulders back into the building. The 72-year-old walked out of the building near Sao Paolo and was taken away by police cars. Batochio also filed a motion at the Supreme Court to dismiss the arrest warrant against Lula, but this was rejected. During his mandate, Brazil rode a commodities boom and Lula became an global icon.
  • Nepal PM calls on the President Kovind

    Nepal PM calls on the President Kovind

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    India has promised greater support to its neighbor Nepal in a meeting between their prime ministers. According to Oli, Nepal urgently needs to develop hydropower as an alternative to the highly expensive petroleum that it fully imports, most of it from India.
  • Puigdemont urges Spain to open negotiations over Catalonia

    Puigdemont urges Spain to open negotiations over Catalonia

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    But in a blow to the Spanish probe, a northern German state court ruled Thursday that the lack of violence in the Catalan independence bid meant that Puigdemont can't be punished for rebellion under German law. Puigdemont, which she said "won't even be more easy". The Schleswig prosecutor's office said Friday that Puigdemont also provided authorities with an address in Germany where he will reside pending a decision in his extradition case.
  • Russia Seeks To Block Telegram Messaging App

    Russia Seeks To Block Telegram Messaging App

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    Telegram first attracted the attention of the watchdog in 2016 when it failed to comply with new legislation related to terrorism. All of this started a year ago when the FSB, the successor to the KGB, demanded that the founder, Pavel Durov, hand over encryption keys to the service .
  • Trump declares DACA dead

    Trump declares DACA dead

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    As it stands now, the US armed forces are at their lowest levels since 1940 and are already overstretched. In January, U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco said DACA recipients must retain their work permits and the government must continue renewing the DACA status of those who had it when the Trump administration ended the program September 5.
  • Opelika police investigate Dollar General armed robbery

    Opelika police investigate Dollar General armed robbery

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    The suspects left the scene in a gold or brownish colored vehicle, according to the release. The two juveniles were taken to the Kane County Juvenile Justice Center. Fulton has been out of jail on personal recognizance bond following his arrest in February for an unrelated incident. " Manhunts have been intensified with a view to unmasking and arresting other fleeing members of his gang , " he said.
  • China unveils list of U.S. goods that may face tariff hikes

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    Among the low points: The US national security strategy in December naming China, along with Russian Federation, as threatening American interests; the US increasing naval operations in the South China Sea; and legislation signed by Mr Trump last month calling for Cabinet-level official visits to Taiwan, which is regarded by Beijing as part of China.
  • Zuma proclaims innocence after court appearance

    Zuma proclaims innocence after court appearance

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    Zuma is accused of taking bribes from French arms maker Thales over a contract worth several billion dollars (euros) during his time as a provincial economy minister and then deputy ANC president. To his supporters, it was clear that "they" meant his political enemies. Zuma' son Edward told supporters at nearby park where several thousand people held an overnight vigil that his father was not anxious.
  • Trump blasts news media as 'fakers', defends Sinclair

    Trump blasts news media as 'fakers', defends Sinclair

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    The anchors are then supposed to follow by saying, "But I'm [we are] concerned about the troubling trend of irresponsible, one-sided news stories plaguing our country". Sinclair, which owns more than 190 local news stations covering roughly 40% the country, has a conservative slant thanks to its ownership. The group owns nearly 200 local television stations across the country and if they buy out Tribune, they will get control over 42 more stations.