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PM: Canada-U.S. relationship bigger, more important than any one 'irritant'

According to the WSJ , Wilbur Ross said the tariff will be applied retroactively and imposed on Canadian exports to the USA of about $5 billion a year. "The ac...


Astronaut Peggy Whitson from Iowa sets space duration record

In 2008 she was the first woman to command the space station. Not on ly is she the world's most experienced female spacewalker and spacewoman she's also the old...


Indian leaders' messages for Easter, Good Friday ‎

Let us dedicate ourselves to the service of the weak and downtrodden", Mukherjee said. He added that the action of the Lord was a pointer to the people in the...


Attack to affect France vote

Cheurfi also had addresses of police stations written on bits of paper in his auto, he said. The sun glistened across most of France as voters - and candidate...


Leafs' Matthews, Andersen to skip worlds

Smith's an underrated defenseman who is very good in his own zone and still capably of chipping in on offense. Washington's golden opportunity came midway thr...


Champs Elysees Attack Belgian linked to drugs, not Paris attack: prosecutors

France began picking itself up Friday from another deadly shooting claimed by the Islamic State group, with President Francois Hollande convening the government...


Trump slaps 1st tariffs on Canadian lumber

And any challenge likely won't come before January at the earliest, since final USA determinations on softwood won't be in place until November or December. Can...


Senator: Trump won't let NKorea build missile to reach US

Abe told reporters after a telephone call with Mr Trump that he appreciated the U.S. leader's stance of showing that all options are on the table when it comes ...


GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite deficit

Stocks have been rising early this week on the news that President Donald Trump still wants the big tax cut he promised as a candidate. White House officials ...


Trump warns of retaliation against Canada over dairy

Trudeau also said the friendly nature of the relationship means both sides will be able to work through any disputes that arise, such as those now brewing on so...


President Trump Calls Out Canada for Making Things "Difficult" for Farmers

Department of Commerce that will ultimately do nothing to resolve issues causing the U.S". The actions darkened a mood of cooperation struck by Trump and Prim...


Trump decides border wall funding isn't worth shutting down the government

The threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend appeared to recede on Tuesday after President Donald Trump backed away from a demand that Congress inclu...


North Korea Is Finally Getting The Attention It's Always Wanted

Officials say that two destroyers are within range of North Korea to launch Tomahawk cruise missiles. "The closer such big targets as nuclear powered aircraft...


Why young French voters don't want a progressive president

Their desire for change too, " 39-year-old Macron told thousands of cheering supporters in Paris. Macron's En Marche movement is struggling to find suitable c...


Stork delivery? Woman gives birth to baby at Nebraska zoo

Dennis Pate, director and CEO of Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, said this was the first time a baby was ever born at the zoo. "I was having contractio...


Dueling Shows Of Force As Tensions Ratchet Up On Korean Peninsula

North Korea conducted a large-scale, live-fire military drill on Tuesday morning in yet another show of force. Washington has sent the nuclear-powered aircr...


NTSB investigating small plane that crashed into Texas pond

The body of the pilot was removed shortly before 4 p.m., or about five hours after the crash. "From what I understand, he contacted FAA and they contacted us, s...


Only Two Percent of Americans Who Voted for Trump Regret It

President Ronald Reagan's 100 days were considered the hardest-driving since FDR's time, even though Reagan was shot March 30, 1981. "We need to be more con...


Opposition alleges "widespread fraud" in Turkish referendum vote

To the dismay of opposition parties and "No" supporters, the YSK made a last-minute decision on Sunday to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an offici...


US Sanctions 271 in Syrian Chemical Attack

The U.S. Treasury Department has announced sanctions on 271 individuals, who it says are scientists working on weapons development for Syrian President Bashar A...


Lt. Gov disappointed Liberty Place monument removed

A few hours after construction crews began removing a statue meant to recognize "white supremacy in the South", Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced that the city s...


Maoist communist rebels kill 25 officers in India

We are still to account for all the personnel and a search is on. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government only believe in "jumlas" and have been indulg...


Trump plans to meet the Turkish president next month

To the dismay of opposition parties and "No" supporters, the YSK made a last-minute decision on Sunday to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an offici...


Canada's options limited as it faces prospect of U.S. trade war

President Trump spoke on the phone with Gov. Scott Walker about Canada's decision to shut down the market for USA ultra-filtered milk, a move they said put Wisc...


South Korea Considers Naval Military Drills With US Carl Vinson Carrier

Sunday's threats are consistent with others North Korea has made in past weeks. Ahn Chan-Il, director of the World North Korea Research Center in Seoul , sai...


Iraqi Officials Say Islamic State Fighters Used Chemical Weapons In Mosul

All reports out of Iraq indicate that the invasion force trying to take Western Mosul away from ISIS hasn't advanced any meaningful amount in almost four weeks,...


Sabers rattle amid Korean standoff, WH to brief senators

North Korea has said it is now ready to wipe out the history of United States of America's "scheming and nuclear blackmail". The THAAD system is meant to inte...


At least 12 killed in Venezuela riots

The center-right opposition has accused the leftist government of repressing past protests and sending armed thugs to attack them. Earlier Friday, officials r...


Trump to sign executive order to review barriers in US agricultural sector

News . The U.S. Senate confirmed Perdue late Monday afternoon. "Governor Perdue is exceptionally well-qualified to serve as Ag Secretary, and I was happy ...


U.S. will honour refugee deal Trump dubbed 'dumb', Pence tells Australia

His statements came amid an escalation in tensions between Washington and Pyongyang due to North Korea's latest ballistic missile tests, which prompted the Unit...


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

Rosenstein's confirmation was never truly in doubt - although his confirmation was still contentious, as he refused to commit to appointing a special counsel to...


U.S. Issues 271 Sanctions After Syrian Chemical Attack

The U.S. blames Assad for a recent chemical attack on Syrian civilians, and responded earlier this month by launching missiles against a Syrian airfield. On Mon...


Group holds vigil at Jeff Davis Memorial amid rumored removal

When the monument was moved in 1993, that plaque was covered with a new one that said: "In honor of those Americans on both sides who died in the Battle of L...


Four injured in stabbing attack by teenage Palestinian in Tel Aviv

We'd like to ask you to think again - because by playing in Israel you'll be playing in a state where, United Nations rapporteurs say, "a system of apartheid ha...


Government shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

He was kicking off a round-table discussion with farmers at the White House Tuesday. His administration moved Monday to impose a 20 percent tariff on softwood...