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Trump says he was 'psyched to terminate NAFTA,' but reconsidered

In phone calls to Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , Trump "agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this time", the White House said in a statement . The Trump administration last month circulated a draft letter on NAFTA renegotiations but has yet to give official notice. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates that almost 14 million American jobs depend ... Continua a leggere...

North Korea Threatens to Sink USS Carl Vinson

North Korea Threatens to Sink USS Carl Vinson The three envoys also agreed that China has a key role in pressuring North Korea to abandon its missile and nuclear programs. The work to set up the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, or THAAD, within this year has angered North Korea, China and Russian Federation, which see the system's powerful radars as a security threat. Continua a leggere...

China Celebrates Launch Of 'Homemade' Aircraft Carrier

China Celebrates Launch Of 'Homemade' Aircraft Carrier Analysts in China warned Beijing should be careful not to start a rivalry at sea with a more powerful U.S. Navy, after China launched its first self-built aircraft carrier on Wednesday. With no close competition in the region, China was looking at "a long-term and ongoing quest to use these floating sovereign airfields into military operations", Cronin said. Continua a leggere...

Mnuchin: 'Effective Tax Rate Will Not Be a Reduction for the Rich'

The plan also proposes a "tax holiday" to incentivise businesses to move profits now held overseas back to the US, although the tax rate that would be applied in this scenario was not specified. "But there is no golden goose at the top of the tax cut beanstalk, just mountains of debt". Right now, that's not an option for Trump's tax plan . Continua a leggere...

Ivanka Trump manufacturer pays labour near Chinese minimum wage

Ivanka Trump manufacturer pays labour near Chinese minimum wage Workers were also found to be paid $255 to $284 per month, which the association said is near or below China's minimum wage. Workers at a Chinese factory that makes designer clothing are working almost 60 hours a week for $62, according to a new report from the Fair Labor Association-and the factory is connected to President Donald Trump's eldest daughter and unpaid advisor, Ivanka Trump. Continua a leggere...

Simmons belts grand slam to lead Angels past Blue Jays 5-4

He's also a solid defender at shortstop, being credited with nine defensive runs saved by FanGraphs across four different positions, so even though he can't match the power output, the overall performance drop won't be steep. I was 13 and preparing to leave with my parents and sister on a two week trip to visit family in Scotland, as my mother was born and raised near Glasgow and most of my fami... Continua a leggere...

Marine A Alexander Blackman to be freed 'on Friday'

I'm at Erlestoke Prison where Royal Marine Sgt Alexander Blackman was released at 12.18am. Police, who have concerns about the former Marine's security and fear that he may be a target for jihadist terrorists, drove him away from the jail for the reunion with his wife Claire. Continua a leggere...

Netanyahu Says Germany's Gabriel Rejected Phone Call After Cancelled Meeting

Pointing out that the meetings with the activist groups were held a day after Israel was commemorating the victims of the Holocaust, Netanyahu said that "it was a particularly insensitive time to seek a meeting like this". The Prime Minister's Office denied this, saying that Netanyahu was prepared to have a phone conversation unconditionally. German Foreign Minister Gabriel said it would be "reg... Continua a leggere...

United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10000

United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10000 Dao's nose was broken, he lost teeth, and was concussed in the incident, his lawyer said. Earlier on Thursday, the airline announced several steps to prevent such episodes from recurring and said that passengers who had arrived on an aircraft should not have to give up their seats. Continua a leggere...

'Ndrangheta, blitz contro la cosca Pesce: 20 arresti

'Ndrangheta, blitz contro la cosca Pesce: 20 arresti L'operazione di oggi è la prosecuzione dell'inchiesta Recherche nell'ambito della quale, il 4 aprile, la Squadra Mobile reggina e lo Sco, il Servizio Centrale Operativo, avevano fermato undici presunti affiliati e prestanomi del clan rosarnese, sequestrando anche beni e società - per un valore di circa 10 milioni di euro - attive nel mercato agroalimentare e dei trasporti di merci su gomma per con... Continua a leggere...

Flynn lawyer says docs show he was forthcoming

Flynn lawyer says docs show he was forthcoming That includes work for RT, the state-supported Russian television network, and a company linked to Turkey's government. "The spokesman brushed aside the notion that President Trump has regrets over hiring Flynn". Spicer discussed former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, Trump's tax overhaul plan and other topics. "Why would you rerun a background check on someone who was the head of th... Continua a leggere...

Afghan Defense Minister, Army Chief resign post Taliban attack

Afghan Defense Minister, Army Chief resign post Taliban attack The attack has led to a widespread outrage in the country with Afghan people asking for the resignations of the officials responsible. Ghani's office released a statement that did not explicitly link the attack and the resignations, saying only that the president accepted the resignations "in order to promote accountability as a new chapter of ethical behavior in the political system of the co... Continua a leggere...

Flynn was warned not to accept foreign government payments

The inspector general of the Defense Department has also opened an investigation into the matter, according to a letter released by the House Oversight Committee on Thursday. Flynn's contacts with Kislyak and other foreign nationals is being investigated by the House Intelligence Committee , which Chaffetz said would take the lead on examining whether those contacts themselves were inappropri... Continua a leggere...

'Israeli Strike' On Military Site Near Damascus Airport

Israel on Thursday morning launched explosions at warehouses near the Damascus airport, claimed Syrian and rebel officials. After the explosion, a fire broke out. Alongside military planes, there are a number of commercial cargo aircraft that fly regularly from Iran to refurbish arms supplies quickly to Hezbollah and other groups. Continua a leggere...

Steve Hansen: Dylan Hartley would have been "an asset" to Lions

The Wales back-row was named skipper when Lions coach Warren Gatland announced a 41-man squad Wednesday for the three-Test series in June and July. "It's an excellent squad". They struggled on the field but more importantly they really struggled off it. You can't get access to the players. In all 11 Irish players will travel, with Robbie Henshaw, Jonathan Sexton , Jack McGrath, Tadhg Furlon... Continua a leggere...

Security tight in anticipation of pope in Cairo

Security tight in anticipation of pope in Cairo Police and soldiers stood guard outside the Vatican residence in Cairo on Friday and armoured cars were stationed outside the Coptic Orthodox Saint Mark's Cathedral, which Francis will also visit. Pope Francis is brushing off security concerns to forge ahead with a two-day trip to Egypt aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front that repudiates violence committed in God's name. Continua a leggere...

Turkish army, Syrian Kurdish militia in new clashes

The air strikes in Syria targeted the YPG, which Turkey considers to be the Syrian branch of the PKK, but is a key ally for Washington and a major component of the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Kurdish-Arab alliance fighting ISIS in Syria. Continua a leggere...

North Korea marks founder's 105th birth anniversary

North Korea paraded new missiles during a military celebration in honor of the 105th birthday of its founder, Kim Il Sung. South Korean military officials said they regard it as a new type of ICBM. Trump insists that China must exert more leverage on Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear ambitions or suffer the consequences. South Korea's Foreign Ministry said North Korea's willingness to go to war... Continua a leggere...

Pd: senatori con Orlando, sì a referendum su alleanze

Pd: senatori con Orlando, sì a referendum su alleanze E il governatore, con Orlando, si dice favorevole anche ad una patrimoniale. "Invito quindi tutti i sostenitori del centrosinistra del savonese e del ponente ligure a recarsi domenica nei seggi dei propri comuni per votare e per dimostrare a tutti che il nostro popolo e le nostre idee saranno in grado di a risolvere i problemi del Paese". Continua a leggere...

A Manufactured Crisis: Senators Meet at White House for Korea Briefing

A Manufactured Crisis: Senators Meet at White House for Korea Briefing On Wednesday, the White House will hold a briefing on the North Korea situation for all 100 USA senators. U.S. troops began delivering a missile defence system that has infuriated China to a deployment site in South Korea Wednesday, amid heightened tensions over the North's nuclear ambitions. Continua a leggere...


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