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Alberta softwood lumber producers vow to 'vigorously challenge' Trump's tariffs

Canada has provided a strongly worded response to the move, where Jim Carr, Minister of Natural Resources has said: "the Government of Canada disagrees strongly with the US". state of Wisconsin. An even bigger risk for Canada is a border tax against Canadian products, a development that would prompt Canada to "consider certain measures", according to Transport Minister Marc Garneau, chair of a powerful cabinet committee on Canada-U.S. Read More »

One Stock Analysts Are Watching - China Mobile (Hong Kong) Ltd. (NYSE:CHL)

The Company also provides customer services, including phone bill enquiry, among others. Renaissance Group LLC boosted its position in shares of China Mobile by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. and global copyright and trademark legislation. Want to see what other hedge funds are holding CHL? Several analysts have commented on the stock. Read More »

White House To Name New Secret Service Director


Gen. Randolph Alles, who led Miramar Marine Corps Air Station units in Iraq, is the choice to led the U.S. President Trump was in the White House at the time. After retiring from the Marine Corps as a two-star general, Alles joined CBP in 2012. Alles previously worked as the CBP's acting executive assistant commissioner of enterprise services. Read More »

Russian Federation denies it is moving troops close to North Korea


The UK newspaper claimed Putin is afraid there will be a huge outflow of North Korean refugees should the U.S. decide to launch military action against Pyongyang. He also said the inspection of combat training done during the winter began on April 3 and would be over on April 29. "We had 22 drills of different types", Gordeyev said. Read More »

Trump to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day


This year, education ministers from 12 countries are scheduled to meet in Israel to discuss how to carry on with remembrance of the Holocaust, or Shoah in Hebrew, once all the survivors have died. "By the end of World War II, six million Jews had been brutally slaughtered", read the statement, adding that other targeted groups included "Roma (Gypsies), persons with mental and physical disabilities, Soviet prisoners of war, Jehovah's Witnesses, Slavs and other peoples of Europe, gays, and ... Read More »

President Trump jokes Nikki Haley 'can easily be replaced'


U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a lunch meeting with United Nations ambassadors on April 24. Laughter from Haley and others than drowns out his comment that "because if you don't". Twenty-nine Chinese steel companies' licenses have been revoked as Beijing keeps up its campaign to tackle overcapacity in the sector and days after Trump said he would open a probe into cheap exports of the metal from China and elsewhere. Read More »

At Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, Trump Vows To Confront Anti-Semitism

US President Donald Trump on Monday stressed the importance of remembering lessons of the Holocaust, underscoring the need to "remain vigilant against hateful ideologies and indifference". He also paid tribute to writer and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, who died a year ago. "We must stamp out prejudice and anti-Semitism everywhere it is found", he declared. Read More »

Xi calls Trump, urges restraint on N.Korea


The United States and its allies have also been on alert for another atomic test by the North. " The status quo in North Korea is also unacceptable, and the council must be prepared to impose additional and stronger sanctions on the North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile programs ", Trump said during the luncheon. Read More »

Here's Where You Can Find Freebies On National Pretzel Day


It's called the My Pretzel Perks app , and if you download it before the end of tomorrow, you'll be able to choose a pretzel in a flavor of your choice (Original or Cinnamon Sugar) and then redeem it at stores near you through April 30. No purchase is necessary. It's one of those made-up holidays that companies use as an excuse to market their product, but the important part is that this means free pretzels for customers. Read More »

FDA: Avoid fake 'miracle' cancer treatments sold on internet


Recently the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition and the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research teamed up with ORA to search the Internet and social media for bogus products that falsely claim to diagnose, treat or cure cancer, a violation of federal law. Read More »

U.S. to evaluate whether Iran has complied with nuclear deal


The US admitted this week that Iran has stuck to its side of the bargain, but Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said it would not stop Iran becoming a nuclear-armed state, and Washington officials regularly accuse Iran of fomenting unrest in the Middle East and sponsoring terrorism. Read More »

Trump drops border wall funding demand as shutdown threat looms, reports say

With jitters rippling through Washington , Trump has apparently agreed to soften his demand just days before a Friday deadline for passing a new spending bill. She said that while Trump had promised during his campaign to build the barrier, "He did not promise that he would take food out of the mouths of babies" and cut programs for senior citizens, education and the environment to pay for it. Read More »

Lawyers want Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction dismissed


Hernandez, 27, was discovered by guards in his cell at the Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center early last Wednesday and he was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. Inmates at SBCC had told investigators Hernandez may have been high on K2 the morning he killed himself. The Associated Press left messages for Early's office seeking comment on the filing. Read More »

House puts priority on keeping government open

While the Freedom Caucus is still waiting on the official text of the deal, member Dave Brat, R-Va., told CNN on Friday that it has a few "pretty significant amendments" that would help move the bill toward passage. Democrats have for weeks warned against such "poison pill" additions to the spending bill and say they will not support allocating money for Trump's pet project. Read More »

North Korea refrains from provocations but hints at future 'events'


North Korea marked today's anniversary of the founding of its military with artillery drills, celebrations that took place as a U.S. guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea and U.S. On Monday, Trump called North Korea a global threat and "a problem that we have to finally solve" and said the U.N. Security Council must be prepared to impose new sanctions. Read More »

Players to Watch on Day 1 of the Draft


The San Francisco 49ers are expected to add a quarterback to their roster in the upcoming 2017 NFL Draft, and are "strongly considering" selecting a quarterback with the No. You get what I am saying. And nearly every mock draft seems to have the Bears using a fourth-round pick on Texas A&M wide receiver Josh Reynolds, who has intriguing abilities as a deep threat. Read More »

"Je n'en suis plus la présidente du Front national" — Marine Le Pen


A destination des électeurs du leader de La France insoumise Jean-Luc Mélenchon, qui n'a pas pris position pour le second tour, elle s'est posée en candidate de la "régulation", contre Emmanuel Macron , partisan "du libre-échange total". Pour sa part, Nicolas Sarkozy va annoncer qu'il votera en faveur de l'ex-ministre de l'Économie, selon des sources LR concordantes. "Dans les sondages , on nous l'annonce à 40%", s'est inquiété M. Read More »

American reportedly held in N. Korea


The embassy represents USA interests in North Korea, since Washington and Pyongyang do not have direct diplomatic relations. The US State Department acknowledged the report on Monday. Last year, Otto Warmbier, a 22-year-old university student, was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour in prison after he confessed to trying to steal a propaganda banner. Read More »

British election: Labour offers Brexit pledge on European Union nationals

He said the Labour leader's comments had been "staggeringly irresponsible". "Where jobs, the economy and retaining the benefits of the Single Market and the Customs Union are our priority". She said it was vital people turned out to give her a "mandate" so she can get the best possible deal from the European Union in Brexit negotiations. Read More »

Germany's Merkel encouraged U.S. will consider EU free trade deal

Trump and Merkel are part of a panel discussion Tuesday at the W20 Summit, a women-focused effort within the Group of 20 countries, entitled "Inspiring women: Scaling up women's entrepreneurship". Trump will also visit a technology college run by the Siemens company and go to the German capital's memorial to the 6 million Jews murdered by the Nazis. Read More »

Venezuela's chief prosecutor decries violence as deaths rise


Venezuelan Ombudsman Tarek Saab‏ on Monday said pro-government protester Jesus Sulbaran was shot in the neck in the state of Mérida as he was "demonstrating peacefully". But protests are also fueled by a crippling economic crisis in the oil-exporting nation of some 30 million people. In 2014, 43 people died within months of demonstrations against Maduro, the successor to the late leader Hugo Chavez . Read More »

Senate confirms No. 2 at Justice; will lead Russia probe


Rosenstein, first appointed to the Maryland post by President George W. Bush in 2005, was nominated to his new job by President Donald Trump. Rosenstein was confirmed in a 94-6 vote. During the hearing, Rosenstein referred to his work in the 1990s in the independent counsel investigation of President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton for their investments in a failed real estate company known as Whitewater. Read More »

Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs this week

The bill was pulled before it even reached a vote. As the Trump Clock continues to tick toward the 100th Day of his Presidency, we are awash in analyses, polls , opinions, and judgements. He also continued to maintain he would have won the popular vote, a curious claim that surfaces periodically, tweeting the assertion "Would still beat Hillary in popular vote", though it was unclear what he meant since Democratic candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton won the popular vote by several ... Read More »