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  • United States seeking major overhaul of NAFTA, not tweaks

    United States seeking major overhaul of NAFTA, not tweaks

    Capitol as a backdrop. "We need to ensure that the huge trade deficits do not continue and we have balance and reciprocity", Lighthizer said. The U.S. Although Freeland did not mention it, one of those interests is to preserve a dispute-resolution mechanism in NAFTA that the Trump administration wants to eliminate.

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  • Doklam standoff: Best friend Japan comes out in India's support, slams China

    Doklam standoff: Best friend Japan comes out in India's support, slams China

    In addition, the rhetoric that India upheld, namely that China and India have been in discussions on making the boundary in the Sikkim Sector an "early harvest" which proves the area is disputed, is a sophistry. There was a marked deterioration in relations after India signed a nuclear cooperation agreement with the United States in 2005 and ties deepened between the two large democracies.

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  • Democratic Rep: Impeach Trump Over Charlottesville

    Democratic Rep: Impeach Trump Over Charlottesville

    One person, Heather Heyer, died in Charlottesville on Saturday after a white supremacist allegedly drove his vehicle into a crowd of counterprotesters. Rep. Steve Cohen of Tennessee stated on August 17 that he is introducing articles of impeachment against the president. There was more agreement across the board on the question of whether the neo-Nazi driving the vehicle that killed 32-year-old Heather Heyer and injured 19 more committed an act of domestic terrorism.

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  • Peace with North Korea a 'possibility'

    Ulchi Freedom Guardian , one of two major military exercises carried out by the USA and South Korea, involves tens of thousands of troops from both nations drilling to achieve peak readiness in the case of conflict. The United States, South Korea and Japan are approaching the issue as an alliance. Dunford said he believes the U.N. Security Council vote imposing sanctions on Chinese exports was a great first step.

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  • Push for removal of Confederate statues draws mixed emotions

    Push for removal of Confederate statues draws mixed emotions

    President Donald Trump used a series of tweets Thursday to defend Confederate statues, hours after Sen. I will be introducing a bill to remove Confederate statues from the US Capitol building. Three people died and scores were injured over the weekend. To those who argue that the statues are not about hate but heritage, Brundage said relocating them to a museum would not erase the heritage.

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  • A-level pupils get onto top courses with lower grades

    A-level pupils get onto top courses with lower grades

    Top universities are dropping the grades required for highly coveted courses "more than ever" this year in a scramble for students. People can actually apply through clearing from June 30 - but it is most frequently used after results day by people who have just missed out on their grades.

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  • China announces September 5 ban on North Korean imports under United Nations sanctions

    China announces September 5 ban on North Korean imports under United Nations sanctions

    The unanimous vote is aimed at stopping North Korean missile tests and included sanctions banning $1 billion in North Korean exports and capping the number of North Korean migrant workers. Joe Dunford spoke with reporters after meetings here and in Seoul, South Korea. Xi's remarks came after tensions over North Korea appeared to ease, with Trump applauding a decision by Pyongyang to hold off on firing missiles at Guam.

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  • After PM Narendra Modi's Speech, Shiv Sena Turns To Article 370

    After PM Narendra Modi's Speech, Shiv Sena Turns To Article 370

    In a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modis Independence Day address, the Shiv Sena today dared the Centre to abolish the Article 370 of the Constitution so that people from across the nation can "visit Kashmir and embrace its people". "For the first time in history, Russian Federation is selling arms to Pakistan". "All neighbours except Pakistan and China were our allies, but this has changed now.

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  • Philippines police kill 32 drug suspects in raids

    Philippines police kill 32 drug suspects in raids

    When asked how no police had been injured during the operations, he replied: "Don't ask me to explain". Police attributed the death count - the highest since Duterte took office in 2016 - to active hostility from those whom police were trying to arrest.

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  • UK Trying To Avoid Customs Border With Ireland

    UK Trying To Avoid Customs Border With Ireland

    The UK also suggested it and the European Union could discuss " a cross-border trade exemption" for smaller traders. Setting out how the border will operate and how trade between Ireland and Britain will be conducted when the United Kingdom severs ties with Brussels, Whitehall's "Northern Ireland and Ireland" position paper includes a series of desirable outcomes that it is hoped will form the basis of forthcoming negotiations with the EU.

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  • North Korea's grave threat demands concerted effort: McMaster

    North Korea's grave threat demands concerted effort: McMaster

    Abe spoke to reporters Tuesday after a phone conversation with the American president. Last week, the United States defence secretary warned the North to "cease any consideration of actions that would lead to the end of its regime and the destruction of its people", reported Yonhap news agency.

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  • Lincoln Memorial Defaced with Explicit Graffiti

    Lincoln Memorial Defaced with Explicit Graffiti

    Groups are attempting to expel the spray painting at the Lincoln Memorial utilizing a mellow, gel-based paint stripper that is alright for use on noteworthy stone. "I served the greatest air force in the world, but to come here to see that is like a slap in the face", he said to NBC Washington . It took preservation crews nearly a whole month to remove the graffiti.

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  • Woman Found Alive 1 Month After Going Missing In Alabama Wilderness

    Woman Found Alive 1 Month After Going Missing In Alabama Wilderness

    Deputies say she survived in the woods over three weeks- surviving on berries and mushrooms, and drinking from creeks and puddles. Still, she lost 50 pounds and admitted to be very disoriented due to dehydration. 'Her will to live was strong , ' he said. 'When you have a will to live and survive, it's a miracle .' . As for new information, officials will only say the whole story hasn't come out.

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  • Taliban writes Trump, wants United States forces out of Afghanistan

    Taliban writes Trump, wants United States forces out of Afghanistan

    The Taliban warned against that option, saying that employing private troops would be a mistake and that the war could not be won utilizing "professional USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops ... Due to its rough terrain and underdeveloped infrastructure, it is not possible for central governments to control the entire Afghanistan. The militants said that the only true path to peace was an end to the American presence in the country.

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  • Trump considering pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    Trump considering pardon of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio

    Trump told Fox News during an interview Sunday that he was seriously considering issuing a pardon within the next few days. Trump, who deleted his retweet without explanation, has called Arpaio a "great American patriot ". Along with Trump, Arpaio was at the center of the birther movement, insisting President Barack Obama's birth certificate had been faked. Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio may be receiving a pardon.

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  • Korea issue with US

    Darryn James. Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, is visiting South Korea, Japan and China after a week in which Trump declared the US military " locked and loaded " and said he was ready to unleash " fire and fury " if North Korea continued to threaten the United States .

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  • Alabama Republicans Hold Primary To Fill Jeff Sessions' Senate Seat

    Alabama Republicans Hold Primary To Fill Jeff Sessions' Senate Seat

    Trump threw his support behind unusual the day before the Alabama Republican Senate primary, despite previous pleading from Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks to reconsider his endorsement of odd. "It is an honor to work with him to make America great again". In Alabama, a deep-red state that overwhelmingly backed Trump, the Republican who emerges from the field will most likely win the special election.

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