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World News Australia Exempt from US Tariffs
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US Trade Representative (USTR) Robert E Lighthizer has been put in charge of negotiating with countries that seek an alternative to the steel and aluminium tariffs, he said. But as Trump backed away on earlier pledges of tariffs on all countries by exempting imports Canada and Mexico, he signalled Australia could also secure favourable access, a boost the country's only exporter BlueScope Steel.

Author: 0 Cruz, O'Rourke Frame The Debate In US Senate Race

Cruz his seat, overall that still seems to be the case. The jingle calls O'Rourke "liberal Robert" and says he "changed his name to Beto". Some political analysts say that should give O'Rourke heartburn and shows he has work to do in winning over Hispanic voters and raising his name ID, especially against the universally known Republican incumbent.

World News New Book Alleges Trump Met Oligarchs At Raunchy BDSM Club
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Putin reportedly planned to attend, but canceled at the last minute and sent a gift and letter to Trump instead. Putin did not show up and it's not known if he received the letter. A new book about Russian Federation and President Trump contains a rather serious allegation about Trump's involvement in picking Miss Universe finalists.

World News Trump tariffs: European Union wants clarity on exemption
Author: 0 Trump tariffs: European Union wants clarity on exemption

She will meet with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko in Brussels on Saturday when she will ask whether the European Union is to be included in the tariffs. "Europe is certainly not a threat to American internal security so we expect to be excluded", European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said in Brussels.

World News NRA on Trump meeting
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EA had no comment on whether its executives would be meeting with Trump when reached for comment by IGN. In a statement, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) urged Trump to stand by the positions he stated in the meeting, which included enhancing background checks, keeping guns away from the mentally ill and leaving conceal-carry language out of the initial bill.

World News Late fitness test for star; Benitez without trio vs Southampton
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A loan to Newcastle has provided him with the chance to play regular Premier League football, which will be invaluable in the 22-year-old's progression as a player. Newcastle will now not play again until Huddersfield head for St James' Park in three weeks' time due to Tottenham's involvement in the FA Cup and the upcoming worldwide break.

World News Gun control: U.S. justice department moves to ban rapid-fire bump stocks
Author: 0 Gun control: U.S. justice department moves to ban rapid-fire bump stocks

But the step is tangible evidence that the department is working toward regulating the devices, however gradual that work might be. In a notice submitted for approval to the Office of Management and Budget, the DoJ proposed that bump stocks be included in the definition of "machine gun" in the 1934 National Firearms Act.

World News INX Media case: Karti files caveat in SC
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A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court extended Karti Chidambaram's custody for the fourth time in connection with the INX Media case. During the arguments in the court on Friday, Singhvi said Karti's blood pressure levels were fluctuating as he was not allowed to sleep till 2.30 am.

World News Zimbabwe President Meets With Russian Foreign Minister Serguei Lavrov
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Lavrov, who is on a tour of Africa, is the first high-profile Russian official to visit Zimbabwe since veteran ruler Robert Mugabe's resignation in November a year ago. "We hope to increase the tourism inflow of Russians in the country", he added. Despite the coincidence of high-profile envoys staying in the same hotel on separate African tours on the same night, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said that Russian Federation hadn't asked for a meeting between the two.

World News Deal with North Korea 'Very Much in the Making'
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It looks like Trump is going to travel to North Korea in May, and of course, there are reasons - a hundred reasons why this is risky. Kim might even free several American citizens now detained in the North to brighten the atmosphere of his summit with Trump , Choi said .

Author: 0 How Donald Trump's tariffs morphed from 'no exemptions' to carve-outs

For this, the Canadian government deserves considerable credit. Trump said on Friday he was ready to work out an exception for Australia, while Japan, South Korea, the European Union and Brazil called for similar treatment. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, prominent Republican critics of the tariffs, the prime minister's office said.

World News Kejriwal writes to Modi, Rahul seeks appointments to resolve sealing issue
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Kejriwal had on Friday threatened to go on hunger strike if the sealing drive is not stopped by March 31. Mr Maken, in his letters, said, " Being a former Union urban development minister, I can say with confidence that to save Delhi from the sealing drive, many amendments had been made in the Master Plan 2021 and according to the amended Master Plan and the National Capital Territ-ory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Act, 2011, no sealing can be carried out in Delhi".

World News European Union is U.S. ally and should be exempt from tariffs
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Sen. Jeff Flake said that he will introduce legislation to nix Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum imports just minutes after they were announced. Mr Trump has linked this to a new security agreement between the USA and Australia, which already have close military ties. Trump wrote on Twitter .

World News France's Le Pen set to field new name for far-right party
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Bannon's visit to France is the third stop on his European tour. Despite being ousted from his White House post previous year and feuding with Trump in recent months, Bannon praised the president's "economic nationalism" that he said "does not care about your race, your religion, your ethnicity".

World News Union urges Florida gov. to veto armed teachers
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The measure will automatically become law within 15 days unless vetoed by Governor Rick Scott , a Republican . "And there's a bill before us that is not flawless", she said. I think the issue really boils down to respect; respect for the bereaved families' grief, respect for life and respect for the enormous power a firearm has to take away said life.

World News After Mayawati's Offer, Congress To Back BSP Rajya Sabha Nominee
Author: 0 After Mayawati's Offer, Congress To Back BSP Rajya Sabha Nominee

Meanwhile, Trinamool Congress supremo and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee extended her party's support to Congress candidate Abhishek Manu Singhvi in the state and announced the names of four Trinamool candidates - Subhasish Chakraborty, Abir Biswas, Santunu Sen, and Nadimul Haque for the Rajya Sabha polls.

World News One officer killed in standoff after police chase
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There was no word on the officers' condition. The shootout begun after the suspect evaded police in a pickup, crashed and fled on foot. "As he barricaded himself in a bedroom, officers attempted to contact him". It was unclear if that officer was also hospitalized. Gunfire can be heard in an ABC video taken from the scene, which also showed officers performing CPR on one of the victims.

World News Coast Guard chopper makes emergency landing in Maha, co-pilot hurt
Author: 0 Coast Guard chopper makes emergency landing in Maha, co-pilot hurt

The incident took place during the landing of the aircraft. Although ANI reported that an ICG lady pilot suffered injuries and is undergoing treatment. The coast guard then dispatched a medical team, Chetak helicopters and an Air Force chopper for search and rescue operation. The Coast Guard and Indian Airforce, too, sent a chopper each.

World News Turkey releases two more journalists in newspaper trial
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Thirteen were sentenced to six years and three months in jail, including Hanim Busra Erdal, once a prominent columnist for Zaman. It is still not clear when the final verdict will be announced. Sabuncu added: "Turkey's problems are not resolved just because we are set free". " Turkish authorities must stop equating journalism with terrorism, and release the scores of press workers jailed for doing their job", CPJ Europe and Central Asia programme co-ordinator Nina Ognianova said in a ...

World News Egypt founding member of International Solar Alliance: Min.
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Dignitaries across the world made their way to the national capital to attend the International Solar Association (ISA) summit that begins on Sunday. When the International Solar Alliance was announced in 2015, 121 nations situated between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn and receiving 300 days of sunlight were deemed eligible for membership.

World News China's February Exports Surge, Trade Surplus Widens
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The amount is a drop in the bucket when compared with the record $375.2 billion trade deficit the USA racked up with China a year ago. February's surplus did edge downwards from the $21.9 billion recorded in January and $25.6 billion from December.

World News Putin 'couldn't care less' about Russia's interference in USA elections
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Sign up for the latest Russian Federation investigation updates here. "Maybe they're not even Russians", he continued - accepting Kelly's premise and not denying there was interference in the USA election. Trump had interacted with some of those accounts hundreds of times . I do think - I did glean that perhaps he has something on Donald Trump . Putin was similarly dismissive of Russian meddling accusations during a segment of his NBC News interview that aired last week , when he ...

World News Cauvery water: Centre seeks states' views
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Palaniswami added that MPs from the state are protesting in New Delhi demanding the setting up of the Cauvery Water Regulatory Committee as well. Tamil Nadu was represented by Chief Secretary Girija Vaidyanathan and Principal Secretary, Public Works Department SK Prabhakar and Cauvery Technical Committee chief R Subramanian.

World News TMC to back Congress candidate Abhishek Manu Singhvi in Rajya Sabha polls
Author: 0 TMC to back Congress candidate Abhishek Manu Singhvi in Rajya Sabha polls

Announcing her support for Singhvi, Mamata at the party's core committee meeting on Friday said, "He is a good contender". Trinamul named four of its own candidates and then offered support to Singhvi. The Left Front, on the other hand expressed its dissatisfaction on the Congress pitching its candidate. Mukul Roy, who joined the BJP from the Trinamul past year, has already resigned from the Rajya Sabha.

World News N claims having majority votes to elect its Senate chairman
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He also hailed the PPP leader's stance regarding the smaller province in the country. The move is said to have exerted pressure on the PML-N which is now considering the possibility of supporting the National Party's (NP) chief Hasil Bizenjo as candidate for upper house's chairman.

World News NRA Files Suit Against Gov. Rick Scott's Gun Control
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The bill's narrow passage reflected a mix of Republicans and Democrats in support and opposition. "Preventing a responsible 20-year-old from purchasing the best tool for self-defense will not stop a deranged criminal intent on committing a crime", the NRA said.

World News The Year Women Achieved Equality In America
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Although I see a lot of change in the environment for women entrepreneurs from 2011 when I started. In a time when the World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap Report finds that "gender parity is over 200 years away ", Press for Progress is this year's International Women's Day campaign theme.

World News Canada a safe branch plant of the US
Author: 0 Canada a safe branch plant of the US

These aren't the sort of things you can just decide bang, bang. We make best use of our resources when we produce goods and services at their lowest-sacrifice cost. The OTMP's Navarro has suggested that a formal announcement of the tariffs may not come until next week. The case has also been made that if the tariffs are meant to punish China , then they will miss the mark.

World News Trump pardons Navy man who shot illegal sub photos
Author: 0 Trump pardons Navy man who shot illegal sub photos

Saucier, who served as a machinist's mate aboard the USS Alexandria from 2007 to 2012, used his cellphone to photograph parts of the submarine's nuclear propulsion system while it was docked at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton, Conn. Although he was released from jail past year, he remained under house arrest. Saucier's offense stands in contrast to his commendable military service.