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Author: 0 Ford among politicians backing Trudeau in G7 spat with Trump

With U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the centre of the dispute, the back and forth has intensified since just before the start of the month - when the Americans imposed hefty steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada.

Esteri Russian President Vladimir Putin rejects G7 criticism, stresses cooperation
Author: 0 Russian President Vladimir Putin rejects G7 criticism, stresses cooperation

The Russian government also appeared to snub Trump's idea. "The nuclear energy state-owned corporation Rosatom is one of Russia's most internationally competitive companies", Lukin said. While Xi feted his peers with fireworks, SCO members have their own disagreements, with India concerned about China's trade infrastructure project in disputed territory in arch-rival Pakistan.

Esteri Trump Threatens To End Trade With United States' Closest Allies
Author: 0 Trump Threatens To End Trade With United States' Closest Allies

US trading partners have been furious over Trump's decision last week to impose import tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada , the European Union and Mexico as part of his "America First" agenda. Donald Tusk, who as president of the European Council is at the summit representing the EU, said the Trump administration and the rest of the group have clear differences on trade, climate change and the Iran nuclear deal .

Esteri Woman gored by bison at Yellowstone Park
Author: 0 Woman gored by bison at Yellowstone Park

Ranchers are concerned the bison could spread a disease called brucellosis to their cattle. Superintendent Dan Wenk announced last week that he meant to retire March 30, 2019, after being offered a transfer he didn't want. He said he's heard Zinke talk about employees not being loyal to the Interior Department. In 2017, there was only one incident at Yellowstone of a visitor being injured by a bison while 2015 saw five such incidents.

Esteri I’ll know ‘within first minute’ if North Korea is serious at summit
Author: 0 I’ll know ‘within first minute’ if North Korea is serious at summit

The main issue for the June 12 summit in Singapore is the US demand for North Korea to abandon a nuclear weapons program that now threatens the United States . Poll numbers that showed most Americans - on both sides of the aisle - approve of his handling of North Korea. Trump on Saturday doubled down on his promise that the U.S.

Esteri Guatemala prosecutors to probe volcano response
Author: 0 Guatemala prosecutors to probe volcano response

Rains have been hitting the area and the agency says climatic conditions as well as the still-hot volcanic material deposited on the villages makes it unsafe for the rescuers. Guatemala's national disaster agency says it's suspending rescue efforts at the zone devastated by the eruption of the Volcano of Fire. At a shelter in the Murray D.

Esteri Trump arrives in Quebec for G7 summit, wants Russian Federation invited back
Author: 0 Trump arrives in Quebec for G7 summit, wants Russian Federation invited back

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Saturday that all members of the Group of Seven had signed on to a joint statement , ending speculation that the United States could be excluded from such a communique. "The relationships were outstanding, but because of the fact that U.S. leaders of the past didn't do a good job on trade-and, again, I'm not blaming countries, I'm blaming our people that represented our past-it's gonna change", Trump said.

Esteri Pres. Trump signals support for legislation easing United States ban on pot
Author: 0 Pres. Trump signals support for legislation easing United States ban on pot

Medical marijuana is legal in more than two dozen states and recreational marijuana is legal in nine states and Washington , D.C. The bill, nicknamed the STATES Act , would require states, territories and tribes to abide by certain restrictions to qualify for protection from federal law enforcement, including a minimum age for marijuana sales and restrictions on selling the drug at highway rest stops.

Esteri Chinese hackers stole secret plans for new US Navy weapon
Author: 0 Chinese hackers stole secret plans for new US Navy weapon

The missile project, titled "Sea Dragon", along with submarine cryptographic systems, was part of the 614 gigabytes of sensitive information stolen by China. Navy said in response to a query from Reuters. The Post "agreed to withhold certain details about the compromised missile project at the request of the Navy, which argued that their release could harm national security".

Esteri Brexit: Theresa May meets ministers to resolve row over customs 'backstop'
Author: 0 Brexit: Theresa May meets ministers to resolve row over customs 'backstop'

Instead it says that it will be "time-limited" until the customs arrangements are completed. "However you voted, you deserve to know there is a deal on offer that the Government is intent on burying". Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable said the apparent Cabinet disarray over the customs backstop made a damaging "no deal" Brexit more likely. Barnier has previously said that checks are key to protecting the single market and its food safety standards.

Esteri US Soldier Killed, 4 Wounded in Battle Against Militants in Somalia
Author: 0 US Soldier Killed, 4 Wounded in Battle Against Militants in Somalia

The firefight marks the second deadly incident for US troops in Africa since October 4, 2017, when four USA service members were killed during an ambush by ISIS fighters in Niger. service members in future operations. The American forces were operating alongside Somali troops. The US had pulled out of the country after 1993, when two helicopters were shot down in Mogadishu and bodies of Americans were dragged through the streets.

Esteri Here are the 38 wildest things he said
Author: 0 Here are the 38 wildest things he said

Macron, Trudeau and other world leaders spent much of 2017 tiptoeing around the new USA president, aware of his "America First" agenda but hoping to draw him closer to multinational organizations they believe can best address global issues.

Esteri Two Top Aides to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Resign
Author: 0 Two Top Aides to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt Resign

Several Senate Republicans have come to a consensus on Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt: while they can get behind his regulation rollbacks, the recent slew of scandals surrounding his name have become a major distraction.

Esteri Gator may have taken woman into lake, authorities believe she's dead
Author: 0 Gator may have taken woman into lake, authorities believe she's dead

The body of a missing Florida woman, who is believed to have died after she was bitten by an alligator, has been found, authorities said. A necropsy performed on a 12-foot, 6-inch alligator captured in the lake in Davie indicates the woman was bitten by the animal, said agency spokesperson Rob Klepper.

Esteri Senate Democrats Look to Hammer GOP on Health Care
Author: 0 Senate Democrats Look to Hammer GOP on Health Care

John Cornyn, the second-ranking Republican in the chamber, told reporters . "The House is not", he said , noting that this is why it's so important for Republicans to retain their majority in the Senate following the 2018 midterm elections.

Esteri India strikes river, rice deals with China as relations thaw
Author: 0 India strikes river, rice deals with China as relations thaw

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in the city of Qingdao on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit, which will take place over the weekend. I am excited to lead the Indian delegation for our first-ever meeting of the Council as a full member. Prime Minister Modi is also scheduled to hold bilateral talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping apart from holding meetings with various other participating leaders.

Esteri Mueller Hits Manafort With New Charges, This Time for Obstruction of Justice
Author: 0 Mueller Hits Manafort With New Charges, This Time for Obstruction of Justice

In court filings, Manafort called the charges "dubious". Manafort continues to fight charges of laundering millions of dollars and was recently accused of trying to fix witness testimony. For the moment, Mr Manafort is one of the few targets of Mueller's Russian Federation probe to push toward a criminal trial, rather than co-operate with the investigation.

Esteri Xi Jinping says Vladimir Putin is his ‘best friend’
Author: 0 Xi Jinping says Vladimir Putin is his ‘best friend’

The president has faced criticism at home in recent days for his softened rhetoric on Russian Federation, including his call for Russian Federation to be reinstated to the G-7 group of nations. Xi and Putin also vowed to make "all possible efforts" to preserve the 2015 global accord on Iran's nuclear programme that Trump abandoned last month.

Esteri UK Supreme Court Says Can't Enforce Abortion Law Change In Northern Ireland
Author: 0 UK Supreme Court Says Can't Enforce Abortion Law Change In Northern Ireland

Four out of seven Supreme Court justices who considered the issue found that the North's current law, which bans abortion except when a mother's life is at risk, was incompatible with the European Convention on Human Rights. Giving his opinion, Lord Kerr praised three "enormously courageous women" who gave "unsparing accounts" of having to deal with a pregnancy where they knew their babies were "doomed to die".

Esteri Putin: ‘Russia Cannot Have Its Own Cryptocurrency’
Author: 0 Putin: ‘Russia Cannot Have Its Own Cryptocurrency’

Russian President Vladimir Putin gave an interview with the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation where he called Trump by his first name when raising the arms control issue - a topic for a potential Trump-Putin summit. After hearing a complaint, Putin often turned to one of Russia's scores of state governors who were at the ready in live video feeds. European leaders long ignored his warnings about the dangers of a world dominated by the United States, Putin said Thursday during his ...

Esteri Trump attorney says Kim Jong Un 'begged' for summit
Author: 0 Trump attorney says Kim Jong Un 'begged' for summit

However, the White House has still yet to confirm the development. "There are a group of 13 highly partisan Democrats who make up the Mueller team, excluding him, and are trying very, very hard to frame him to get him in trouble when he hasn't done anything wrong", said Giuliani, who has been serving as Trump's lawyer amid the Russian Federation scandal.

Esteri U.S. screens more staff in China over mystery health issues
Author: 0 U.S. screens more staff in China over mystery health issues

The New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing officials, that U.S. diplomatic staff and their families in the southern Chinese city have been undergoing checks administered by a team of medics who were dispatched to China specifically for that goal.

Esteri Israel's Defense Minister Vows Retaliation for Incendiary Kites From Gaza
Author: 0 Israel's Defense Minister Vows Retaliation for Incendiary Kites From Gaza

The fires have reportedly damaged forests and farms, while the Palestinian death toll by Israeli gunfire has mounted to more than 120 since the protests began on March 30. Friedman said that after investigating the issue himself - "Speaking to people in the military in the State of Israel, the United States and other countries whose confidentiality I'll maintain" - he was convinced that Israel could not have used "less lethal means" to defend itself.

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