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United Kingdom, US, France, Germany Condemn Chemical Attack on Former Russian Spy

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Mentioning Putin in the context of Sergei Skripal's poisoning "is nothing but shocking and unforgiveable behaviour from the point of view of diplomacy", Peskov said. Most statements have fallen somewhere in between the two extremes. The official Twitter account of Mr Putin meanwhile noted his participation in a meeting of Moscow's national security council which had "expressed grave concern over the destructive and provocative position of the British side". Read More »

Trump visits California to inspect prototypes for Mexico border wall

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Richard Marosi , reporter for the Los Angeles Times covering the U.S./Mexico border. Guests paid up to $250,000 to attend the event at the Beverly Hills home of Ed Glazer, co-chairman of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He hasn't made much progress on that latter part, but has refused to cave on it either, which has strained relations with Mexico and led to cancellation of several planned meetings between Mr. Read More »

Iran plays down potential impact of Pompeo appointment on nuclear deal

He urged negotiations with North Korea and advocated upholding the Iran nuclear deal, despite President Donald Trump's persistent criticism of the multinational pact. Experts reckon he will continue to exert pressure on the DPRK, and even ratchet up the heat on DPRK leader Kim Jong-un. Tillerson, the former head of ExxonMobil, has been Trump's only secretary of state. Read More »

Pencil in Pa. election victor, but soon erase the district?

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The first candidate to make Republicans in the district nervous in almost 15 years, Lamb, 33, is new to politics, though his family isn't. According to the Pennsylvania election code, county election officials will meet three days after the election, on Friday, to begin reviewing the votes cast on election day and any provisional ballots. Read More »

EU, US should revive stalled trade talks - Tusk

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President Trump has said that the tariffs were for the national security interests of the U.S. Financial stocks.SPSY fell 1.3 percent, tracking a decline in USA bond yields. "Canada trade issues, and Canadians pushed back against some of the US policy in those areas", said Vassili Serebriakov, a foreign-exchange strategist at Credit Agricole. Read More »

Donald Trump dumps Rex Tillerson as secretary of state

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Tillerson's ouster comes just days after Trump fired the opening salvo in what critics warn could become a trade war. "The Secretary did not speak to the President this morning and is unaware of the reason", it said. From the first, Tillerson and Trump were the oddest of pairings. The decision comes as the United States administration is preparing for high stakes and historic talks between Mr Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Read More »

Nidahas Trophy: Onslaught from Sharma, Raina take India to 176/3

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Rohit too ended up getting out of the last ball of the innings and that meant that India failed to cross the 18-run mark. In the last match, it was a 68-run stand between Dinesh Karthik and Manish Pandey which took the visitors home. While India will be relying on their bowling , Bangladesh's explosive batting lineup will be their trump card. Bangladesh: Mahmudullah (C), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Liton Das, Mushfiqur Rahim , Sabbir Rahman , Mehidy Hasan, Rubel Hossain, Abu ... Read More »

U.S. seeks big trade surplus cut from China

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The president announced 25 percent tariffs on foreign steel and 10 percent tariffs on foreign aluminum. Trump recently imposed steep aluminum and steel tariffs on China , while accusing the country of propping up wasteful factories. Read More »

State Department looks past Tillerson to get ready for Pompeo

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Citing the Iran nuclear deal and other issues, Trump said he and Tillerson were "not really thinking the same". "I think, despite the rhetoric, we have known that there is tension between Mr. I think these were larger issues that had been percolating for some time. As CIA Director, Pompeo often delivered the President's Daily Brief to Trump in person, and would also field the president's queries on a range of topics. Read More »

European Union slams trade 'bullies' as Trump tariffs row deepens

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On Saturday, the European Union and Japan urged the United States to grant them exemptions from metal import tariffs, with Tokyo calling for "calm-headed behavior". In a meeting with officials from Korean steelmakers on March 9, the government said that it would consult with the U.S.to discuss tariff exemptions or reductions. Read More »

US Under Secretary of State Steve Goldstein fired

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The State Department said Tillerson learned of his firing when he read Trump's tweet . "A great deal has been accomplished over the last fourteen months, and I wish him and his family well". Mr Trump also wants tighter restrictions on Iran's ballistic missile program. "Those statements are just absurd", Pompeo said at the time. Oppermann, who is deputy speaker of Parliament, said Trump's decision showed the USA president was "capricious and erratic". Read More »

Japan's FM: 'Right before miracle' on Korean Peninsula situation

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The fateful meeting could happen as soon as may according to a South Korean delegation. Long before Mr Trump began trading schoolboy insults with Mr Kim, Bill Clinton, George W. No promise Mr Trump could make would persuade the North Koreans to surrender their nukes. Expect pressure from the two countries for a swift resolution, as continued tensions could mean further USA presence in the peninsula for years to come. Read More »

Poor attendances at Arsenal home games a worry for Wenger

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The Frenchman was an innovator when he first arrived on English shores, introducing new training methods, a focus on worldwide scouting and a style of play based around possession football with slick passing and swift attacking - but as the game has evolved, Arsenal has failed to adapt along with it. Read More »

Package explosions in Texas kill 2

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Authorities investigate the scene after multiple explosions in Austin on Monday , March 12, 2018 . "It sounded like two cars hit each other, you know?" I thought it was my heater exploding or something like that. "We do not believe at all that this was a delivery that came through the postal service", Manley said. The explosion was in northeast Austin in the 1100 block of Haverford Drive, about 12 miles north of Monday's first explosion. Read More »

Democrat Leads by 6 Points in Pa. Special Election Contest

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Saccone emphasizes that he's a staunch opponent of abortion rights. "That's the kind of thing that young people need to hear, in order to really feel like their personal vote actually counts". "I do not believe, as (Republican House Speaker) Paul Ryan does, that these are entitlements or another form of welfare". As Democrats rev up their Get Out the Vote machine for Conor Lamb , Democratic nominee for the political dynamite special election in Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district on ... Read More »

Rep. Davis worries North Korea won't give up nuclear weapons

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Conservative pundits and foreign policy pundits fret that Trump has given Kim recognition that North Korean dictators have sought for decades in exchange for a mere promise to pause missile and nuclear tests. "The offer was made and we've accepted ", Sanders said. Kim has pushed his isolated nation closer to having a nuclear-tipped missile that can strike the USA mainland. Read More »

Why Trump's modest proposal on guns still might not happen in Congress

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I'm asking why he chickened out. On Sunday, Trump tweeted that it was "wrong" to say he was unhappy with the legal team handling the Russian Federation matter and considering adding another lawyer. Now nearly one month later, and Trump is working to increase the age limit on certain gun purchases and also encouraging states to allow trained school staff to carry concealed weapons. Read More »

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Michael Jordan's legendary North Carolina NCAA championship team

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The #1 Virginia men's basketball team will be aiming for its third-ever ACC Tournament Championship, when the Cavaliers face #12 North Carolina in the finals on Saturday in Brooklyn, NY. Kansas was on the fringe, but with a win over West Virginia in the Big 12 title game that sealed it for the Jayhawks. He was stripped of his captaincy by Duke for another trip as a junior. Read More »

Trump says USA should consider death penalty for drug dealers

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Both Trump Jr. and Saccone will tour Sarris Candies tomorrow in Canonsburg and meet with members of the Blaine Hill Volunteer Fire Department. He repeatedly referred to Sen. " Many countries have the problem, we have a problem, but what a great job you are doing and I just wanted to call and tell you that". He predicted a "big & happy crowd (why not, some of the best economic numbers ever)". Read More »