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NZ joins WTO wine complaint against Canada

NZ joins WTO wine complaint against Canada Australia has seen exports of bottled wine to Canada nearly halve between 2007 and 2016, from $224 million to $119 million, although sales to Britain and the United States, once its top export markets, have fallen by even more. Mr Ciobo said Canadian rules had the potential to threaten jobs in Australia. However, Australia's objection also highlights Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia, as well as f... [Full Article...]

Tillerson: US navy not leaving Syria

Tillerson: US navy not leaving Syria Speaking at Stanford University after being introduced by former top diplomat Condoleezza Rice, Tillerson said the Trump administration was determined not to repeat President Barack Obama's "mistake" when he withdrew USA troops from Iraq in 2011. [Full Article...]

White House official: Trump immigration views have evolved

White House official: Trump immigration views have evolved Kelly was brought in as chief of staff six months ago in a bid to put order to the command center of Trump's chaotic presidency. Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego confirmed that comment to CNN. Chief among them was the promise that the United States was going to build a wall along the entire Southern border and that Mexico would foot the bill. [Full Article...]

Attack on the press? Philippines revokes license for major news outlet Rappler

Attack on the press? Philippines revokes license for major news outlet Rappler He said , " Maski sabihin hindi owner, eh [Even if they're not the owners].you are funded by foreign money". "No one has been prevented from exercising free speech, no one has been banned from performing their role as journalists", Roque stressed Wednesday. [Full Article...]

U.S. showing renewed commitment to ending crisis in Syria, opposition says

U.S. showing renewed commitment to ending crisis in Syria, opposition says Pahon asserted that the training and existing forces are consistent with campaign objectives to ensure an enduring defeat of Daesh, facilitate stabilization efforts, and create the conditions that support the UN-led Geneva process. Mr Erdogan re-started the war with Turkey's own Kurdish separatists two years ago mainly for electoral advantage, but he really is fanatical on the subject. [Full Article...]

Trump tweeted his black approval rating has doubled. It hasn't.

Trump tweeted his black approval rating has doubled. It hasn't. The numbers aren't great for Trump-and, not surprisingly, break down along sharply partisan lines. Wouldn't it be nice - now - if others (Republicans) were not judged based on what Trump says and does? Almost a year later, a new Quinnipiac poll suggests that some combination of partisan animosity and Trump's own behavior is dashing that prospect, with Democrats and Republicans splitting wild... [Full Article...]

Russian FM Lavrov Berated US Foreign Policy He Called Reckless

Russian FM Lavrov Berated US Foreign Policy He Called Reckless For a start we suggest everybody should calm down and freeze any confrontational actions, in the first place, military activities, be it missile launches, nuclear weapons tests or large-scale exercises, which the United States has held and still holds in the region jointly with the Republic of Korea and Japan ", Lavrov said. [Full Article...]

Serbia withdraws from Kosovo talks after Ivanovic murder

Serbia withdraws from Kosovo talks after Ivanovic murder He was considered a moderate politician, following a new political trend, and took part in all common avtivities with Albanian politicians in which he spoke in Albanian. In January 2016, EU Kosovo judges sentenced him to nine years for allegedly committing crimes during the Kosovo 1999 war. But after a retrial was ordered he was released a year ago and allowed to defend himself while free. [Full Article...]

DOJ Files Appeal of Judge's Attempt to Save DACA

DOJ Files Appeal of Judge's Attempt to Save DACA In a rare move, the department is asking the Supreme Court to review the decision in an attempt to end DACA. The office said it recorded a notice of its interest to the ninth Circuit Court and means in the not so distant future to request that the Supreme Court run on the benefits of the case so the issue can be "settled rapidly and decently for every one of the gatherings included". [Full Article...]

Democrat Phil Murphy To Take Oath As New Jersey Governor

Democrat Phil Murphy To Take Oath As New Jersey Governor Murphy said in his inaugural address. Christie, who has repeatedly rejected gun control measures sent to him by state lawmakers, had previously said he was open to more regulation on the devices, arguing, "It's an accessory". Murphy's running mate, former Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver , was sworn in as lieutenant governor . "A stronger and fairer New Jersey ensures the wealthiest among us ... [Full Article...]

Korea slams South for praising United States role in inter-Korean talks

Korea slams South for praising United States role in inter-Korean talks The South has also proposed assembling a joint women's hockey team with North Korea at the Olympics . He indicated North's participation in the Winter Olympics at Pyeongchang, South Korea in February. North Korea has reportedly notified South Korea of its restoration of a military communication line with South Korea. North Korea boycotted the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul , meaning Pyeong... [Full Article...]

European Union leaders suggest United Kingdom can still reverse Brexit

European Union leaders suggest United Kingdom can still reverse Brexit Then in December 2017, it announced that it had reached an agreement with the European Commission on citizens' rights, under which EU citizens who arrive in the United Kingdom by 29 March 2019 will be entitled to apply for "settled status" when they have five years' continuous residence in the UK. [Full Article...]

California: 13 chained siblings rescued

California: 13 chained siblings rescued The house where the children were allegedly starved and chained to beds . Two parents, David Allen Turpin , 57, and Louise Anna Turpin , 49, were arrested and charged with torture and child endangerment . Los Angeles Times reported the couple lived in Texas for many years before coming to California and were staying at the house since 2010. According to the records, David Turpin hom... [Full Article...]

Former classmate arrested over murder of Jewish student

Former classmate arrested over murder of Jewish student After arriving at the park, Bernstein got out of the vehicle, but he never came back, Woodward said. The court document indicated that Woodward was known in high school for holding conservative political and cultural beliefs. Woodward was arrested in Bernstein's death on Friday. "My thoughts are: Revenge is empty". Woodward displayed an affinity for guns and right-wing politics, unnerving some... [Full Article...]

Secrets of the oil used to anoint the Queen at her Coronation

Secrets of the oil used to anoint the Queen at her Coronation It was the librarian and assistant keeper of the Queen's Archives who uncovered the true story, in a set of letters former royal librarian Sir Owen Morshead had sent Queen Mary. And on her journey on the golden carriage that took her from Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey? The 91-year-old monarch said of her horse-drawn ride: "It's only sprung on leather, not very comfortable". [Full Article...]

Steve Bannon 'summoned' in Russian Federation probe

Steve Bannon 'summoned' in Russian Federation probe It was unclear, however, whether Mr Bannon will be forced to testify. Mueller is likely to allow Bannon to forgo the grand jury appearance if he agrees to instead be questioned by investigators in the less formal setting of the special counsel's offices about ties between Trump's associates and Russian Federation and about the president's conduct in office, according to the person, who would not... [Full Article...]

Pak soldiers killed: Army; Pak confirms 4, claims 3 Indian causalities

Pak soldiers killed: Army; Pak confirms 4, claims 3 Indian causalities While addressing the forces, he pointed out that disputes and transgressions were continuing along the Line of Actual Control at the Northern border with China and the Indian Army is "working to stop them". Custodian of LoC Trade and Travel, Mohammad Tanveer confirmed that cross-LoC travel was suspended today. Last month, five army commandos of Ghatak battalion crossed LoC in Poonch and killed fou... [Full Article...]

Trump denies saying he probably has good relationship with Kim Jong Un

Trump denies saying he probably has good relationship with Kim Jong Un North Korea could do anything. "This is not the solution to the problem of North Korea ", he said. "Ain't nobody live good in North Korea . No electricity. Responding to these talks and the possibility of North Korean participation, Sen. The North restored a military hotline and agreed to participate in the Winter Olympics being hosted in February by the South, a close USA ally. [Full Article...]

4 cops shot while responding to call in South Carolina: Sheriff's Office

4 cops shot while responding to call in South Carolina: Sheriff's Office When they arrived they discovered that the suspect had fled, and a search began, with police dogs drafted in to help. A York County Sheriff K-9 unit was among those who was called. Around 3:30 a.m., more shots were fired. Patrol cars from the York County Sheriff's Office were visibly parked outside CMC Main Tuesday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Heavy clashes hit Libya airport

Heavy clashes hit Libya airport The global airport remains out of service. Mitiga has been a civilian airport since the city's main worldwide airport was badly damaged in fighting between rival militias in mid-2014. The UN-backed government issued a statement condemning the attack, "which threatened the lives of travellers, nearby residents and the safety of air traffic". [Full Article...]


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