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Donald Trump's dairy bombast isn't a threat to the industry

Tuesday evening, Canada's ambassador to the US sent his own letter to Walker, calling for the governor "not to lay blame where it does not belong". Ottawa must stand up to U.S. Four U.S. dairy indus...

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'The sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

'The sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

Mr Kim called the news conference to "categorically reject" the U.S. decision to hold an open meeting of the Security Council on April 28 on North Korea's nuclear programme, which is scheduled to be c...

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Pence evades question on North Korea sabotage

Even as he affirmed US support for its Asian allies in dealing with North Korea, Pence pressed South Korea and Japan for better trade terms. He also said the USA will honor its alliance with Pacific...

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'Unlikely' Russia had no knowledge of Syrian chemical attack

As her boss Rex Tillerson, the U.S. secretary of state, was meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia , Haley told the council, "It is long past time for Russia to stop covering for Assa...

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Concern over changes to 457 visas

Concern over changes to 457 visas

Prime Minister Turnbull said on Tuesday that the government planned to replace 457 visas with new visa streams "to recruit the best and the brightest in the national interest". NFF said it was believe...

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Campaign begins as UK MPs vote for early election

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn welcomed yesterday's announcement of a snap general election on June 8, saying it was an opportunity for a Labour government to put the interests of the major...

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Two suspects detained for hatching terrorist attack ahead of Presidential elections

Several weapons, including a machine gun and two hand guns in addition to three and kilos of TATP and other bomb-making materials were found during a police raid in the two suspect's apartment they ha...

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North Korea propaganda video shows missile attack destroying USA city

Both the US and South Korea believe that the recent missile test by North Korea failed. It is certainly wise to be prepared in case of conflict, but the placement of a USA fleet in proximity to No...

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Trump Signs 'Buy American And Hire American' Executive Order

Set by Congress. Changing the way visas are allocated... "There are likely provisions in it to make sure H-1B visas are going to their intended objective and are not being abused by corporations to ...

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Defense treaty covers Diaoyutai: Vice President Pence

Defense treaty covers Diaoyutai: Vice President Pence

After meeting with Indonesia's President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, he says Indonesia and the USA are both democracies and share the same values. Pyongyang's own militarist response only plays into the...

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How effectively has the strong United Kingdom economy delivered? May and Corbyn debate

There will be a Commons vote on the proposed election tomorrow (Wednesday). Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said the Tories "see a chance to move the United Kingdom to the right, force throu...

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Iran Complying with Commitments under Nuclear Deal: Tillerson

Iran Complying with Commitments under Nuclear Deal: Tillerson

Tillerson told reporters the review, which he announced on Tuesday, would not only look at Tehran's compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal but also its behaviour in the region which he said undermined US...

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Pakistan justifies death sentence awarded to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan justifies death sentence awarded to alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

Baglay further said that Pakistan's High Commissioner Abdul Basit was summoned as soon as the information of Jadhav's death sentence came to India's knowledge. The statement said Jadhav confessed that...

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US VP Mike Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

US VP Mike Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

The North held a show of military might in a parade over the weekend and tested another missile on Sunday, which the Pentagon said blew up nearly immediately after launch. But Trump and his aides su...

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No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

The outlet Crime Russia seems to confirm this , detailing a resolution that Chechen clergy leaders and public figures adopted that declares that any information about "cleansing" gays in Chechnya s...

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After scrapping 457 visa, Australia unveils tougher citizenship laws

After scrapping 457 visa, Australia unveils tougher citizenship laws

The application fee will be $1150. Occupations such as sales & marketing managers, advertising managers, web designers, and a raft of ICT roles will only be available on a two-year temporary skills ...

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USA, Mexico, Canada announce joint bid for 2026 World Cup

USA, Mexico, Canada announce joint bid for 2026 World Cup

Soccer Federation head Sunil Gulati told reporters in NY. At a news conference on Monday (10 April) on the 102nd floor of One World Trade Center in New York City, the heads of the three countrie...

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United Kingdom lawmakers approve PM's call for early election

May's Conservatives now hold 330 House of Commons seats and Labour 229. Cooper said: "The Prime Minister said yesterday that she was calling a General Election because Parliament was blocking Brexi...

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Venezuelans gear up for major march against Maduro

Venezuelans gear up for major march against Maduro

Official confirmation of Sojo's account was not immediately available, and the county's energy minister said the boy was killed during an attempted assault. Marchers in the opposition demonstration in...

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Theresa May accuses opposition leaders of seeking to divide UK

Scotland voted overwhelmingly to remain in the European Union and Sturgeon argues it should now be allowed to break off from Britain to hold on to close ties with the bloc. Now the opposition is we...

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Trump targets Canadian dairy, calls supply management "very unfair'"

It is also a state that is feeling the effects of Canada's decision to impose import taxes on ultra-filtered milk, a protein liquid concentrate used to make cheese. Michael von Massow, a food economic...

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The 13 MPs who voted against an early general election

One broadcaster, ITV, said it planned to hold a debate with or without the prime minister. It had been hoped talks could start by the end of that month, but EU Commission spokesman Margaritis Schi...

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Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari to arrive in Odisha today

Nepal President Bidhya Devi Bhandari to arrive in Odisha today

Both the sides, the MEA said, noted that Indo-Nepal relations derive their strength and salience from shared history, common cultural ethos, and long years of close and intense people-to-people contac...

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Trudeau heads to France to mark 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge

The Canadian National Vimy Memorial serves as a lasting tribute to the memory and sacrifice of our service members who died in the war, including the 11,285 Canadians who lost their lives in France an...

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Jon Ossoff Faces Nailbiter Runoff After Narrowly Missing Outright Win

Jon Ossoff Faces Nailbiter Runoff After Narrowly Missing Outright Win

Winning the June 20 run-off will be a steeper challenge for Ossoff, however, as Handel will nearly certainly benefit from her party coalescing around a single candidate in a conservative-leaning distr...

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North Korea failed missile launch increases US-NK tension

North Korea failed missile launch increases US-NK tension

Mattis also did not comment on what might have caused the missile to fail. Colbert asked. "I mean, they were authentic and drew people of all ages, so we know it wasn't Pepsi". North Korea tried b...

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Pence says USA to expand military alliance with Japan

Pence says USA to expand military alliance with Japan

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. will not relent until it achieves its objective of ensuring the Korean Peninsula is free of nuclear weapons. North Korea, however, withdrew from the si...

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Tillerson warns 'unchecked Iran' could be as bad as North Korea

Now, Trump is trying to pick a fight with Iran even after admitting the Obama-era agreement is preventing the country from acquiring a nuclear weapon. Former President Barack Obama would have agreed w...

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French police stop attack days before election, arrest 2 suspected radicals

French police stop attack days before election, arrest 2 suspected radicals

Le Pen vowed Monday to end the borderless Schengen Treaty so France can control its frontiers and with that, she claims, stop both immigration and the terrorist threat. "We can not fight the terrori...

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Lions need everything to go right, and then some luck

He was born in Wellington in 1991 but moved to the United Kingdom at a young age. Gatland, who is on sabbatical from his regular job in charge of Wales, was said to be furious that the tour broadcas...

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