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Global News Canada to impose tariff 'countermeasures' on US
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The trade penalties, 25% on imported steel and 10% on imported aluminum , take effect at midnight, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told reporters Thursday. " Canada is a secure supplier of aluminum and steel to the U.S. defense industry, putting aluminum in American planes and steel in American tanks". "This message was conveyed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada: The United States will agree to a fair deal, or there will be no deal at all".

Global News Residents face arrest as lava threatens Hawaii homes
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At present, Kilauea volcano is still having one of the most long-lived eruptions known on earth, which started in 1983 on the eastern rift zone and has mainly been concentrated at the Pu'u 'O'o vent. The US Geological Survey said the lava from the Kilauea volcano has covered an area of 5.5 square miles - that's four times as big as New York's Central Park.

Global News Trump Wishes He Hadn't Picked Jeff Sessions For Attorney General
Author: 0 Trump Wishes He Hadn't Picked Jeff Sessions For Attorney General

Gowdy told CBS This Morning, "there are lots of really good lawyers in the country". Trump showed Wednesday the campaign to save Sessions hasn't tempered his anger at the attorney general's decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe, an act the president believed birthed the Mueller investigation, which is imperiling his presidency.

Global News Trump Moves Ahead With Tariffs and Other Trade Sanctions Against China
Author: 0 Trump Moves Ahead With Tariffs and Other Trade Sanctions Against China

Details of the final tariff list of $50bn of imports to the U.S. will be published by 15 June, with investment and export controls to be announced by 30 June. Commerce Department Secretary Wilbur Ross is scheduled to visit China on Saturday to negotiate the details of that agreement. He acknowledged the United States had limited options for keeping China from developing its domestic industries, but said "what we can do is we can stop them from putting our high-tech industries out of ...

Global News United States officials in North Korea to prepare for U.S. summit
Author: 0 United States officials in North Korea to prepare for U.S. summit

Trump withdrew from a planned June 12 summit with Kim last Thursday, citing hostile North Korean comments, but has since said the meeting in Singapore could still happen. Moon acknowledged Pyongyang and Washington may have differing expectations of what denuclearization means and he urged both sides to hold working-level talks to resolve their differences.

Global News Gunmen attack Afghan Interior Ministry; Taliban commanders reported killed
Author: 0 Gunmen attack Afghan Interior Ministry; Taliban commanders reported killed

A vehicle bomb was detonated at the entrance of the ministry to launch the attack and then several gunmen managed to get inside the compound, said a senior police official. However, a U.S. government watchdog agency recently reported that it saw few signs that this strategy was working, while acknowledging that the Afghan security forces are getting better training.

Global News Paris boy's family thank Mali 'Spiderman'
Author: 0 Paris boy's family thank Mali 'Spiderman'

According to French news agency AFP, the boy's father is being questioned by police for leaving his child unattended. He reportedly said that while he did not waste time thinking when he saw the boy dangling, he was completely shaking by the time he had pulled him back into the drawing room of the house.

Global News Prominent Russian journalist who criticised Kremlin shot dead in Kiev
Author: 0 Prominent Russian journalist who criticised Kremlin shot dead in Kiev

Babchenko thanked the security services of Ukraine and asked his friends and his wife, who was also unaware of the operation, to forgive him for the suffering they had to endure thinking that he had been dead. They said that one arrest had been made so far. A former soldier in the Russian Army, Babchenko went on to become a war correspondent and prominent Kremlin critic .

Global News Malaysia tries crowdfunding to plug ballooning debts
Author: 0 Malaysia tries crowdfunding to plug ballooning debts

The ousted former prime minister, through his Facebook page, made these claims while slamming Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad's government for cancelling the HSR project. Ever since Our Finance Minister, Lim Guan Eng announced that we have over RM1 trillion national debt, Malaysians had been heartwarmingly offering ways to help pay off the debt in their own way.

Author: 0 Russian journalist fatally shot in Ukrainian capital

Mr Babchenko's wife had earlier said he'd been shot in the back as he left their apartment in the city. However, BBC reports that Babchenko just appeared on a televised Ukranian news conference, and it appears he was part of a sting operation to expose agents who really were trying to kill him.

Global News Trump sees `brilliant potential` in North Korea; US delegation in Pyongyang
Author: 0 Trump sees `brilliant potential` in North Korea; US delegation in Pyongyang

It will happen!" Trump added. A few hours later, Trump abruptly canceled the summit, citing "tremendous anger and open hostility" in recent North Korean comments. Yet over the longer term, Mr Moon's desire to cut a peace deal with North Korea during his single five-year term means Mr Trump could find it harder to enforce his "maximum pressure" campaign if talks break down again.

Global News Ireland's landslide victory to legalize abortion called
Author: 0 Ireland's landslide victory to legalize abortion called "quiet revolution"

Cora Sherlock, a spokeswoman for LoveBoth, an antiabortion campaign , told Irish broadcaster RTE that it "is a very sad day for Ireland , that people have voted for abortion". The consequent prohibition on abortion was partly lifted in 2013 for cases where the mother's life was in danger. Others sang songs in the sunshine outside the main Dublin results centre as they awaited the official result.

Global News Two Koreas’ leaders meet in bid to salvage peace talks
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He said North Korea appreciated Trump having made the bold decision to work toward a summit. But on Saturday, Trump said he was still looking at a June 12 date for a summit in Singapore , adding that talks were progressing very well. Rekindling hopes, Trump said it was even possible the meeting could take place on the originally planned June 12 date. "His sudden and unilateral announcement to cancel the summit is something unexpected to us and we can not but feel great regret for it", ...

Global News ‘Catastrophic’ flash floods hit outside Baltimore; crews conduct water rescues
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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency for Ellicott City Sunday evening via twitter . "Strong storms bringing heavy rain & potential for flash floods are now moving across central Maryland". The partnership raised and distributed more than $1.85 million in relief funds after the fatal flood two years ago, said executive director Maureen Sweeny Smith.

Global News Italian president puts nation on path to fresh elections
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Italy's prime minister-designate Giuseppe Conte has quit just four days after President Sergio Mattarella invited him to form a Government. Markets have largely welcomed Mattarella's decision to put an end to the proposed government of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and right-wing nationalist League, which had insisted on Paolo Savona as economy minister.

Global News Ireland Just Voted to Legalize Abortion
Author: 0 Ireland Just Voted to Legalize Abortion

One poll, by The Irish Times , projected 68 percent in favor of repealing. The referendum's passage is a huge win for reproductive-rights advocates in a Catholic country that for decades pledged to give women and fetuses an "equal right to life" and made abortion punishable by up to 14 years in prison.

Global News Judge sides with parents, boots adult son from NY home
Author: 0 Judge sides with parents, boots adult son from NY home

In one written on February 2, the parents wrote: "Michael, after a discussion with your mother, we have decided that you must leave this house immediately". In an interview after court Tuesday, Michael Rotondo seemed unclear on when he had to leave the home, according to WTSM . The couple finally made a decision to take legal action after learning they could only remove a family member from their home through an ejectment proceeding.

Global News Ireland referendum could lift strict ban on abortion
Author: 0 Ireland referendum could lift strict ban on abortion

Ms Woods says that repeal would be "a vote for tolerance", and hopes "with all my heart" that the Irish people will vote for it; however, she adds that "I do pray that few will want to use it"; she believes that abortion "is a bad, tragic thing", but "sometimes it is a horribly necessary awful, tragic thing.' Abortion advocates used to talk in terms of "tragic but necessary" - of the need to make abortion 'legal but rare" - now they talk about making abortion a human right for any reason at ...

Global News Woman Poops On Tim Hortons Restaurant Floor, Throws Feces At Employee
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The unhinged woman was captured on video Monday yelling at the hapless staffer in Langley as she grabs a couple of tissues and proceeds to pull down her trousers. The incident apparently began when the staff refused to allow the woman to use the restroom, based on past behaviour and safety concerns. "We strive to create a welcoming environment for all of our guests and the communities we serve".

Global News EU Unites on Iran With Moves to Counter Sanctions
Author: 0 EU Unites on Iran With Moves to Counter Sanctions

The first step was to activate the "blocking statute" that "forbids European Union companies from complying with the extraterritorial effects of United States sanctions, allows companies to recover damages arising from such sanctions from the person causing them, and nullifies the effect in the European Union of any foreign court judgements based on them", the document says.

Global News Sensex loses over 125 points; Nifty touches below 10700-mark
Author: 0 Sensex loses over 125 points; Nifty touches below 10700-mark

Declines were led by banking, IT and infra shares. At 9.24 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 40.54 points or 0.11% at 35,428.42 with 17 components gaining. Among the Nifty50 stocks, Bharti Airtel was the top loser, down 2.57 per cent followed by UltraTech Cement and Wipro, which fell as much as 2 per cent.

Global News President Trump: I'm not 'folding' in trade negotiations with China
Author: 0 President Trump: I'm not 'folding' in trade negotiations with China

Peter Navarro, the White House trade and manufacturing adviser, will not be a principal player on the US side, two officials said. The company faced collapse as a result and Trump said Sunday he and Chinese President Xi Jinping were exploring ways to get the company "back into business fast."Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross also said Monday the USA was looking at "alternative remedies" for the April sanctions".

Global News The Senate argues that Putin wanted to help Trump win the election
Author: 0 The Senate argues that Putin wanted to help Trump win the election

Democrats are "trying to make something out of nothing" from the transcript released by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary of Donald Trump Jr .'s testimony on his Trump Tower meeting with Russian lobbyists, Rep. Trump was reportedly hoping that the Miss Universe contest could open doors to a major development deal in Moscow . Former FBI director James Comey had also been invited to testify about the findings to the panel but did not attend.

Global News Estimated 30000 march in Raleigh for more teacher funds, pay
Author: 0 Estimated 30000 march in Raleigh for more teacher funds, pay

Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, has called for an 8 percent raise, with additional raises for teachers with more than 25 years of experience. "One of the most important lessons we will teach our students all year might be today, ironically, when we are out of school", she said.

Global News European Union and Iran 'make good start' on salvaging nuclear deal
Author: 0 European Union and Iran 'make good start' on salvaging nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini as the Europeans seek to keep the Iran nuclear agreement. After long negotiations, Iran had agreed in July 2015 to freeze its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of punishing worldwide sanctions. German exports to Iran totaled almost 3 billion euros ($2.3 billion) in 2017, while French exports soared from 562 million euros ($670 million) in 2015 to 1.5 billion ...

Global News IS involved in assault on police headquarters in Riau, Indonesia
Author: 0 IS involved in assault on police headquarters in Riau, Indonesia

State news agency Antara said two journalists who had been at the police headquarters were also hurt in the attack. Dozens of suspects have been rounded up in raids since Sunday's attacks, while several militants, including the number two ranking leader of the Surabaya JAD chapter, had been shot and killed, police said.

Global News Watch out for the kids: George, Charlotte in royal wedding
Author: 0 Watch out for the kids: George, Charlotte in royal wedding

A stark contrast to the celebrations that kicked off in 2011 for our last Royal Wedding . Kensington Palace has announced that the young Prince George and Princess Charlotte , the son and daughter of Prince William and Kate Middleton , will have a role to play in the upcoming wedding of their uncle Prince Harry to Meghan Markle .

Global News Orange County, California, explosion leaves 1 dead, 2 injured
Author: 0 Orange County, California, explosion leaves 1 dead, 2 injured

In an evening briefing, Orange County and federal officials said no cause had been definitively determined or ruled out, whether a gas leak or an intentional act. ". They weren't on fire, they were helping each other across the street, walking very slowly and a lot of shock, shaking, just full of ash all over their face, eyes bloodshot, just blood all over", the woman said.

Global News Facebook users hit by fresh data scandal
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Next, trending on Facebook is Facebook's reveal that it's suspended around 200 apps suspected of abusing data. A British parliamentary committee has claimed that Facebook has failed to fully answer 39 questions relating to fake news and data privacy, Reuters reports .

Global News Germany Reacts to Ozil, Gundogan For Picture Taken With Erdogan
Author: 0 Germany Reacts to Ozil, Gundogan For Picture Taken With Erdogan

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan said he plans to take greater control of the economy after presidential elections next month and the central bank will have to take note of what the president says and act accordingly. "For its part, the Turkish Football Federation in no way will participate in such behaviour and will continue to comply with the rules set out by UEFA until the last moment of the UEFA EURO 2024 voting".

Global News Koreas to hold high-level talks on Wednesday
Author: 0 Koreas to hold high-level talks on Wednesday

Kim, who picked Beijing to make his maiden official trip overseas in March, has also invited Xi to visit North Korea . The two Koreas will hold a high-level meeting tomorrow to discuss setting up military and Red Cross talks aimed at reducing border tension and restarting reunions between families separated by the Korean War.

Global News Putin Officially Opens Massive Bridge Linking Crimea To Russia
Author: 0 Putin Officially Opens Massive Bridge Linking Crimea To Russia

Built at a cost of 228 billion rubles ($3.7 billion), the new structure connects the southern Krasnodar region with the Crimean city of Kerch, spanning a strait between the Black and Azov seas. Russian Federation annexed Crimea, a peninsula on the northern coast of the Black Sea in eastern Europe, in 2014, a move that was condemned by Ukraine and the West as an illegal land grab.

Global News Terror suspect killed in fresh gunfire in Indonesia's Surabaya
Author: 0 Terror suspect killed in fresh gunfire in Indonesia's Surabaya

On Sunday in similar terrorist attacks, a man and his wife and two sons and two daughters were all killed in suicide bombings targeting three Christian churches. This is because the JI, and now the JAD, whose members have pledged their allegiance to ISIS, are indoctrinated to remain in a state of war, said Universitas Indonesia terrorism expert Ridlwan Habib.

Global News Veteran Advocacy Group Seeks Support For McCain in Rejection of Haspel
Author: 0 Veteran Advocacy Group Seeks Support For McCain in Rejection of Haspel

A victim of torture as a POW during the Vietnam War, Mr. McCain has urged his Senate colleagues to block her confirmation. Kaine said he echoed "my colleague John McCain's disappointment in Gina Haspel's failure to condemn [torture] as immoral during her hearing", adding, "I believe the Central Intelligence Agency needs leadership that not only honors the rule of law but meets a higher calling to the moral principles of our nation".

Global News At least 7 killed as blasts, gunshots rock E. Afghanistan's Jalalabad city
Author: 0 At least 7 killed as blasts, gunshots rock E. Afghanistan's Jalalabad city

Adding that at least four attackers, armed with rocket propelled grenades and machine guns, fought the police for a while after the initial blast was heard. The Taliban recently launched their annual spring offensive, in an apparent rejection of a peace overture by the Afghan government. Dozens of people have been killed in voter registration centres in recent weeks.

Global News Pakistan bars US diplomat from leaving country
Author: 0 Pakistan bars US diplomat from leaving country

Pakistani authorities have reportedly prevented an American diplomat involved in a deadly vehicle accident from leaving Pakistan after a USA military plane arrived specifically to fly him out of the country. "We do not discuss details of diplomatic conversations", the spokesperson said. That came days after President Trump complained on Twitter that Pakistan had "given us nothing but lies & deceit" and accused it of providing "safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan".

Global News Will Ferrell To Make Netflix Movie About The Eurovision Song Contest
Author: 0 Will Ferrell To Make Netflix Movie About The Eurovision Song Contest

Other acts in the first semi-final expected to do well include Estonia's Elina Nechayeva and Eleni Foureira from Cyprus. Eurovision is the longest running worldwide televised song contest, bringing politics, extravagant stage sets, weird and glamorous costumes, and plenty of song and dance together in a fight to the glorious end.

Global News North Korea Sets Date To Dismantle Its Nuclear Test Site
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The Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reports that journalists from the US, South Korea, China, Russia and the United Kingdom will be invited to observe a ceremony marking the start of the process, which will be held at some point between 23 May and 25 May, depending on weather conditions.

Global News MELOVIN will perform first at the Eurovision song contest 2018
Author: 0 MELOVIN will perform first at the Eurovision song contest 2018

In the second semifinal of the competition, he took the stage last, at number 18, and the finals will be the first with the incendiary room. Foreign viewers already have a nickname for artist: they call MELOVIN "singing Dracula". No country can vote for its own contestant. Granted, Ryan O'Shaughnessy might have an evening to forget in Lisbon, but after impressing during the semi-finals, the bookies think that the 22-year wait to win the competition might come to an end.

Global News Malaysia: Travel ban imposed on former PM Najib
Author: 0 Malaysia: Travel ban imposed on former PM Najib

Najib had reportedly tried to leave the country with his family after losing Wednesday's election to Mahathir. Mr Najib had said he was taking a short break "to spend time with my family whom I have not seen enough of in recent years". He's set to create a new world record when he's sworn in, supplanting former Indian Prime Minister Morarji Ranchhodji Desai as the oldest prime minister ever appointed.

Global News Iranian Lawmakers Set US Flag Ablaze At Parliament
Author: 0 Iranian Lawmakers Set US Flag Ablaze At Parliament

In separate comments, French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said that it was "not acceptable" for the United States to be the "economic policeman of the planet". "When the Iranians were cooperating with the United States in Afghanistan after 9/11, Iran was immediately called the Axis of Evil". And as many of its regional neighbours have complained, they have continued providing ballistic missiles to enemy actors that rain them down on countries such as Saudi Arabia .

Global News Sudanese teen bride who killed husband during rape to be executed
Author: 0 Sudanese teen bride who killed husband during rape to be executed

Hammad fled to her family home after the incident but her father handed her to the police, Amnesty said. Randa Elzein tweeted "I was never sadder and more shaken than when i saw Noura today". Hussein has been held in a women's prison in Omdurman, Sudan's second-largest city, since May 2017. The judgment has raised concerns over the justice system in Sudan, especially when it comes to marital rape.

Global News It's a record breaker: giant wave will have a global ripple effect
Author: 0 It's a record breaker: giant wave will have a global ripple effect

And much larger waves have been recorded in the Northern Hemisphere, but it's still pretty insane to think that a 78-foot wave rolled through the ocean recently. He said the buoy, installed in March to measure the extreme conditions in the Southern Ocean, also only recorded for a 20-minute burst every three hours to conserve its batteries.

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