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Trade tariffs: United Kingdom must stand up to 'bully' Trump - Labour


And shortly before 3 pm EDT Friday, Trump told media during a briefing that he "wouldn't mind seeing NAFTA where you make a separate deal with Canada and Mexico ". "But we see no sign of that in this action today by the USA administration", said Trudeau. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the move was "totally unacceptable", adding that the bloc has "no choice" but to bring a case before the World Trade Organization and impose duties on U.S. Read More »

Trump plans to impose total ban on luxury German cars

Berlin has also reacted angrily to a US vehicle imports investigation, which could lead to tariffs of up to 25 percent on the same "national security" grounds that Washington used to impose metals duties in March. But more than 800,000 of those German cars were built in the United States previous year. The Trump administration has opened a trade investigation into whether vehicle imports have damaged the U.S. Read More »

Trump may ban German luxury carmakers next

The president has said he will levy tariffs on other auto imports, and some of these will be as high as 25% and will include vehicle parts. The U.S. They employ 36,500 US workers. USA exports to the EU exceeded 37 billion euros, according to European automobile manufacturers ' Association ACEA. But the numbers are a bit misleading. Read More »

PM Modi visits Changi Naval Base in Singapore


Meanwhile, Modi said the task force would, among others, be responsible to come up with areas in which both countries could work together and chalk out programmes with set targets and deadlines. And by no means do we consider it as directed against any country. "Competition is normal. But, contests must not turn into conflict; differences must not be allowed to become disputes", he added. Read More »

Trump's global trade war


It's already prepared $1.6 billion in retaliation against USA goods including steel , orange juice, motorcycles and bourbon whiskey. Meanwhile, last month and earlier Thursday, Ottawa also unveiled measures to stop transshipments of steel and aluminum into the North American market, hoping to satisfy United States concerns and avert a trade war. Read More »

Kim aide at White House to give letter to Trump


There is speculation that Kim Yong-chol could visit Washington and meet with Trump. This AP photo shows U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arriving at the venue of his dinner with Kim Yong-chol, a vice chairman of North Korea's ruling Workers' Party's Central Committee, in NY on May 30, 2018. Read More »

Mattis accuses China of 'intimidation and coercion' in South China Sea


U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says China's placement of weapons systems on manmade islands in the South China Sea is created to intimidate and coerce others in the region. Last week the U.S. withdrew an invitation for Beijing to participate in an exercise known as Rim of the Pacific. The South China Sea, a key trade route, is subject to overlapping claims by six countries. Read More »

Russian-Israeli Agreement to Keep Iran Away from Syria's South


Israel, which is alarmed by what it claims is a growing Iranian military presence in Syria , has recently destroyed dozens of military sites that it claimed were occupied and used by Iranian forces and Hizbullah militias. Israel has repeatedly vowed to prevent Iran establishing a permanent presence in Syria and Lebanon and has carried out dozens of air strikes against Iran-backed forces and attempts to smuggle advanced weapons to Hezbollah. Read More »

'I'm going to be next school shooter'


When you see me on the news, you'll know who I am", Cruz said, filming with his mobile phone. "All the kids in school will run in fear and hide". From the wrath of my energy, they'll know who I'm. The Broward State Attorney's Office released the video because under Florida law, with few exceptions, evidence becomes a public record when it is turned over to the defendant's attorneys as part of the pretrial discovery process. Read More »

Halsey SLAMS Ivanka Trump For Posting Controversial Twitter Photo


McCain said those blunders were bad because they gave political capital to their opponents, but co-host Joy Behar said the post was insensitive to immigrant families separated by controversial US policies. The forcible separation of parents and children at the US border should be denounced before the United Nations and the OAS' Inter-American Human Rights Commission. Read More »

'Murdered' Russian journalist shows up alive in Ukraine


The authorities in Ukraine have been sharply criticised for faking the murder of a Russian dissident journalist in Kiev . Ukrainian officials reported on Tuesday night that Babchenko, a Kremlin critic, had been gunned down in his apartment building in Kiev . Read More »

U.S. vetoes United Nations resolution on protecting Palestinians

A few countries abstained from voting on either proposal. The initial vote was on a resolution, drafted by Kuwait, which called for the secretary-general to propose ways to ensure "international protection" for Palestinians civilians and demanded that Israel's military cease any "use of excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate force". Read More »

Hebrew University ranked among top 100 most powerful global university brands


The scholars were asked to list no more than 15 universities they believe were the best for research and teaching in their respective fields. Professors and researchers must be invited to vote. “Particularly worrying is the decline of all London universities in this list.”. The rankings are based on ratings by senior academics around the world. Read More »

USA to continue trade actions against China -White House


This is a developing story . Then, just today Trump said he's moving ahead with plans to impose tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese imports. The proposed investment restrictions and enhanced export controls will be announced by June 30 and they will be implemented shortly thereafter, it said. Read More »

U.N. voices concern on Saudi arrests of activists, missing prince


Latifah Al-Shaalan, another Shoura member, said on social media: "The anti-harassment law approved today is a very important addition to the history of the Kingdom's law and regulation, which fills a large legislative vacuum". Human Rights Watch on Wednesday reported the arrest of a second rights activist, but added that he was subsequently released. It is the latest introduction by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), who is seen as a reformist. Read More »

Roseanne Barr: 'I begged' ABC not to cancel my show


Earlier this week she compared former Obama administration adviser Valerie Jarrett to a character from " Planet of the Apes " on Twitter . She later deleted the tweet . Roseanne Barr has pulled out of the podcast she was scheduled to appear on in the wake of her racist tweet controversy. Barr tried to clean up her racist tweet saying: "I believe in one law for all people, I love all people have a nice day". Read More »

Summit With North Korea Is Back On


The president is referencing ongoing discussions with North Korea in preparation for a June 12 summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . "Oh, would you like to see what was in that letter", the president teased the press. Who is Gen Kim Yong-chol? The big question is what happens if Trump refuses to accept anything less. Read More »

30-year-old leaves parents home with help from Alex Jones


Michael Rotondo was ordered to move out of his parents' home in Camillus on Friday. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports that Rotondo left 2 ½ hours before the noon deadline set by a judge last week. The publication reports that a stranger called him on the phone with just a single word - "loser" - before hanging up, prompting Rotondo to call 911. Read More »

Payments across Britain hit as Visa faces 'disruption' in Europe


A number of people have taken to social media to complain about their cards being declined. Permanent TSB also said that its Visa Debit Cards can be used at the bank's ATM. Any transactions carried out across the United Kingdom will not complete after one of the biggest problems with the card payment system was confirmed. Read More »

Donald Trump Again Tweets Regrets About Choosing Jeff Sessions


The F.B.I. obtained phone records and other documents using national security letters - a secret type of subpoena - officials said . Halper, who served in past Republican administrations, was not a part of Trump's campaign. "And I wish I did!" Giuliani told the Huffington Post the Mueller probe has not found anything to link Trump's 2016 campaign with Russian Federation and that he thinks the investigation will come to an end soon. Read More »

Pompeo confident North Korea summit moving in the right direction


However, his comments were the most positive from any USA official since Trump abruptly cancelled the meeting last week after belligerent statements from the North. This would be the first time that a North Korean official visited D.C. since Jo Myong Rok, a senior North Korean military leader, visited former President Bill Clinton in 2000 . Read More »

Did Trump Fire Comey Over the Russia Inquiry or Not?


Before the NBC interview , the White House had said Trump fired Comey at the recommendation of senior Justice Department officials who said he had treated Hillary Clinton unfairly and damaged the credibility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department. Read More »

Johnson offers condolences over killing of Russian journalist Babchenko in Kyiv


The head of Ukraine's security service Vasyl Grytsak told reporters that his death was faked as part of a "special operation" to pre-empt a real plot to kill him. "They came to me a month ago". Babchenko , one of Russia 's best-known war correspondents, left his country in February 2017, saying he was receiving threats and he was concerned he might be jailed. Read More »

Trump Issues Full Pardon for Conservative Activist Dinesh D’Souza


By considering a Martha Stewart pardon, President Donald Trump may be trying to set a precedent that lying under oath should not be punished as harshly as she was, according to an entertainment lawyer. "I deeply regret my conduct". "Worst news since their parents told them to get summer jobs", D'Souza tweeted . D'Souza went on by continuing his argument that he was a victim of "selective prosecution" in which the Obama-era justice system targeted him and other conservatives. Read More »

USA firms in China still fear a trade war


Treasury Steven Mnuchin said then that the conflict was "on hold" after Beijing promised to buy more USA goods to help narrow its multibillion-dollar trade surplus with the United States. The American Chamber of Commerce in China said this country can no longer justify the protections it was granted as a developing country when it joined the World Trade Organization in 2001. Read More »