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New home buyers will pay for that new Canadian lumber tariff

The Prime Minister's Office said that Trudeau and Trump also discussed bilateral trade in dairy products. Canada has successfully defended its policies in the past, but President Trump's Commerce Department still found Canada was unfairly subsidizing lumber exports - and will start charging Canadian lumber anywhere from 3 to 24 percent more when it crosses the border. Read More »

Kapil Mishra's charges don't merit a response: Sisodia

But since nearly all of the dirty linen was washed in public, that barely did any good to the image of a party already under pressure on account of poor performance in state elections and the recently held Delhi Municipal polls. 50 crore for a relative of Arvind Kejriwal". He said, Mishra was sacked because of poor performance. "I was there when Jain gave money to Kejriwal and I will inform ACB and CBI about this. Read More »

Galvis drives in winning run, Phillies beat Nats 6-5 in 10


The Nationals lead the majors with a 21-9 record and won the past two games without 2015 NL MVP Bryce Harper . Some fans, perhaps sensing the weight of Leiter's accomplishment, cheered louder than usual. Jeremy Guthrie was the first choice and he set the bar to the lowest point imaginable after giving up 10 runs without getting a third out. "The more pitches I threw, the worse it got". Read More »

Nigerian president to meet 82 schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram


The Nigerian government announced the release of the girls on Saturday with the support of local and global NGOs, the worldwide Committee of the Red Cross and the Swiss government. The campaign for the return of the girls drew the support of then US First Lady Michelle Obama and many Hollywood stars. At the same time an official working for an worldwide agency, who assisted with the release, said that several armoured vehicles left Maiduguri - the city at the centre of the Boko Haram ... Read More »

Latest US-S.Korea joint drills "unprecedentedly hideous": N.Korea

On Thursday, a think tank report from inside the US Congress said that the US' controversial THAAD missile defense system that has begun to be deployed in South Korea may not be capable of actually intercepting North Korean nukes directed around the Korean Peninsula and toward Japan. Read More »

Kapil Mishra says was axed due to tanker scam expose


Watch what he had to say. The BJP leader's remarks came soon after in a sudden move, Kejriwal on Saturday axed Mishra, who had said that he had told the Chief Minister that he would not a delay in tanker scam report and would submit names of those who are involved in the delay to the Anti-Corruption Bureau. Read More »

White House says Senate will retain "main pillars" of health care bill


But the healthcare bill faces a tougher chance in the Senate, where Republicans hold a 52-48 majority - including two independents, who often vote with Democrats - and a GOP working group is drafting its own healthcare legislation. She said there should be "no barrier for coverage" for people with pre-existing medical conditions and that the House's tax credits "do not adequately take into account income levels" or regional differences in health costs. Read More »

After Health Care Vote, 20 Republican House Seats Have Shifted Towards Democrats


Here's the basic idea: one of the key reforms in the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, was the mandating of ten "essential health benefits" which insurers have to cover, even in their most basic, bare-bones plans. The answer is that if the Senate kills the bill, their general-election risk is capped: voters tend not to get hot and bothered by things that didn't happen. Read More »

Russian-Proposed 'De-escalation' Plan to Save Syria Gets Underway

The United States and Russian Federation will resume an airspace deconfliction agreement aimed at avoiding mid-air collisions, Reuters reported Saturday. Russian officials said it could be at least another month until the full details are worked out and the safe areas are fully established. The plan is the latest worldwide attempt to reduce violence in war-ravaged Syria. Read More »

Chemical weapons team ready to visit Syria if safety assured


Turkey on Wednesday carried out several strikes in Syria and Iraq against separatist Kurdish rebels and their allies, drawing the wrath of United States officials who accused Ankara of lacklustre coordination. Instead of working with the Syrian Kurds , Turkey is pressing the let its army join the campaign for Raqqa, the self-proclaimed capital of IS. Read More »

Liverpool's Poor Home Form Back In Focus After Southampton Draw

Southampton's midfield core stuck diligently to the task of protecting their defence while tracking Liverpool's runs from deep, and the home side lacked the ideas and movement to find a route through to Forster's goal. They had not conceded in three matches against Klopp's side in 2016-17 prior to Sunday's visit and this gutsy performance brought up a 360 minute-long shutout. Read More »

Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears


The president's office said Buhari had notified both chambers of parliament of his trip, which will put Osinbajo formally in charge. According to the presidential aide, the length of the President's stay in London will be determined by the doctors, saying that government will continue to function normally under the able leadership of the Vice President. Read More »

Timeline: Nigeria's kidnapped Chibok girls, 3 years later

The official spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to speak to reporters on the matter. The rights group's Nigeria office also says the girls don't deserve to be put through a "publicity stunt that largely doesn't reckon with their privacy". Read More »

Labour to guarantee European Union citizens' rights 'on day one' after election

A known Corbyn critic, he said: "If the polls are right, we know who's going to be prime minister on June 9". "What they've said is, the patriotic thing irrespective of your politics is to vote Conservative because she needs a strong hand in the negotiation, which is a very persuasive argument, until you realize that she's tied her hands in the negotiation" by refusing to fight for the UK's access to the single market after Brexit, he further argued. Read More »

Hinduja brothers stay on top of United Kingdom rich list


The list is headed by the Indian-born brothers Sri and Gopi Hinduja who have seen their wealth from property, oil, plastics and finance surge by 3.2 billion pounds (4.15 billion USA dollars) to 16.2 billion pounds (21 billion US dollars). Overall, 19 people increased their wealth by 1 billion pounds or more. The only British-born billionaire in the top 10 is Hugh Grosvenor, 26. who became the world's richest under-30 when he inherited his father's estate previous year. Read More »

Kerala CM in no mood to re-instate ex-DGP


Five days after the Supreme Court ordered the Kerala government to re-instate T.P. Senkumar as the state police chief, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has yet to take action in the matter and is learnt to have sought fresh legal advice from experts. Read More »

'I will not be happy' if N. Korea conducts nuclear test

I have no idea, ' the president said in a taped TV interview . "The Trump administration is in this odd lull, where a sort of false crisis has abated but without any progress". The Vinson's arrival in South Korea has always been anticipated after a messaging mix-up between the Pentagon and the White House made it appear the carrier would arrive two weeks earlier. Read More »

Pentagon to seek thousands more troops for Afghanistan

John Nicholson had informed about the shortage of troops in Afghanistan . Theresa Whelan, acting assistant secretary of defense for special operations, low-intensity conflict, testified to the Senate that the Pentagon was completing its review of potential adjustments to United States war plans. Read More »

My Indian wife held in Indian mission: Pakistani man


When her wife did not return after several hours, Tahir, worried, inquired about her from officials, who claimed that she was not there. The two met and fell in love in Malaysia, where he worked as a taxi driver. He said that the FO is in contact with the Indian High Commission and the issue would be resolved soon. Pakistan's law-enforcement agencies can not enter the Indian high commission to search for Uzma without permission from the head of the Indian mission, now high commissioner ... Read More »

Syria 'safe zones' come into effect but fighting continues

The initiative was proposed by Russian Federation, the Syrian regime's most powerful ally, with the support of Turkey, which backs the opposition. There were also reports of shelling and gunfire in other parts. Syrian, Russian, Turkish and US-led coalition aircraft all operate in Syria. Along with Mr. Trump, the presidents of Russian Federation and Turkey have recently supported the idea of creating safe zones in Syria. Read More »

Hollande urges voters to block Le Pen


In a dig at Macron's meeting with union leaders, she added: "I'm not eating little cakes with a few representatives who, in reality, represent only themselves". He shot down Le Pen's plans to re-establish French borders - part of her program calling for "French-first" economic and social protectionism. "Marine Le Pen can not win because she's a woman". Read More »

Barbra Streisand Says Sexism Cost Her Multiple Oscar Nominations


Streisand said the industry sexism even permeated the female critics reviewing the films, who she said were even harder on her than their male colleagues. However, she insisted that was not true, saying: "I learned to despise the media [working on that movie]". Streisand recounted how Maslin criticized the "designer yarmulke" of Streisand's character, Yentl, an Ashkenazi Jewish woman who masquerades as a man, in order to receive an education in Poland at the eve of the 20th century. Read More »

Several injured as Aeroflot flight hits turbulence before landing in Bangkok


Of these, Heather Poole, an American air stewardess and the author of Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama and Crazy Passengers said that they resulted in 298 serious injuries and, worse, three fatalities. "None of the passengers suffered spinal compression fractures, " Aeroflot said in a statement issued later that day. An "air hole" is an area of low pressure air where there differential causes the plane to drop, according to Richard Quest, CNN's airline and aviation ... Read More »

Freed Chibok girls arrive in Nigeria's capital

Girls who escaped early on said some of their classmates had died from illness. "The location of the girls kept changing since yesterday when the operation to rescue them commenced", said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to make the announcement. Read More »

Death toll of Venezuelan protests climbs to 37


The death toll from Venezuela's continuing nationwide protests against President Nicolás Maduro has risen to at least 37, Reuters reported on Saturday. This week Maduro announced the installment of a constituent assembly, which will have the ability to write a new Constitution and to overrule any existing public power in Venezuela , including the National Assembly. Read More »

Border Patrol hits fairs, rodeos in zealous recruiting bid


Border Patrol agents at the Interstate 8 checkpoint found narcotics hidden inside the air conditioning vents of a Chevrolet S10 truck Tuesday afternoon. The agents conducted a stop and, after what they said was several inconsistencies from the driver, received consent to have a canine do a check. Agents also allegedly found $18,000 in cash during their search of the vehicle. Read More »

Supreme Court upholds Capital Punishment for Nirbhaya accused

The verdict will also prove to be a "milestone" in crime investigation, said Dependra Pathak, Chief Spokesperson and Special Commissioner (Operations) of Delhi Police. The female, whose name has never officially been made public, died of her injuries two weeks later. This decision deals with rapes and other crimes against women. Read More »

Nick Cannon Childhood Friend Killed In San Diego Mass Shooting


SDPD communications gets a call that two people are shot near the pool area. A San Diego police officer stand guard in front of a cordoned off La Jolla apartment after a shooting Sunday, April 30, 2017, in San Diego. He continued to shoot at more victims "mere feet from him", while he remained on the line with the woman, San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said during a press conference on Monday. Read More »

French Presidential Hopeful Macron Has 2 Candidates for Prime Minister's Office

Marine Le Pen tweeted her support for the injured policemen and said the incident was the type of unacceptable behaviour that she no longer wanted to see on French streets. Mélenchon campaigned on a protectionist economic platform and the only other candidate offering similar economic policies is Ms. Le Pen, though she has not gone as far as his proposed 90 per cent tax on the wealthy. Read More »

Pep Guardiola: Man City boss expects Premier League top-four battle


As much quality as we have in the team, there is only David that can pick certain passes and I think he sets the tone with that. One - at White Hart Lane. In golf the most hard thing is putting; in basketball the most hard is when you shoot. "That's why we are in the situation we are in". "It could have been achieved against Tottenham but wasn't, gifted the points in the end to Burnley by not staying in the game at 1-0 and then today... Read More »

Search is on for missing Cache Creek fire chief


Ashcroft RCMP along with seach and rescue crews are searching a segment of Cache Creek for Clayton Cassidy , 59, today, May 5. According to the Kamloops Search and Rescue Facebook page, the search team has also deployed a helicopter and a drone team along with the ground searchers. Read More »

US Pushes for Multibillion-Dollar Arms Deal With Saudi Arabia


In markedly conciliatory language, he added: "It is there we will begin to construct a new foundation of cooperation and support with our Muslim allies to combat extremism, terrorism and violence and to embrace a more just and hopeful future for young Muslims in their countries". Read More »