- 2019-05-17 20:53:40Z
President Donald Trump on Friday announced a deal to lift US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico that had created friction between the neighbors and blocked a new North American free trade agreement. "I'm pleased to announce that we've just reached an agreement with Canada and Mexico and will be selling our product into those countries, without the imposition of tariffs," Trump said at an event in the US capital.
(Bloomberg) -- New York Mayor Bill de Blasio stepped away from the criticism in his hometown to engage curiosity in Iowa, making his first stop as a presidential candidate in the middle of farm country to demonstrate his interest in agricultural issues and take shots at President Donald Trump.
Skincare may be as divisive as the beauty world gets.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The top House Republican said Thursday that Alabama's new state law banning almost all abortions goes too far.
U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington proposed holding a trial on Tuesday, May 14, but Trump's lawyers said that plan would deny the president a "full and fair" hearing. Trump's lawyers said the hearing should only deal with his request for a preliminary ruling. Mehta will decide whether Mazars LLP, Trump's long-time accounting firm, must comply with a subpoena issued by the House Oversight Committee seeking financial records for Trump and his company.
In anticipation of the Apple TV+ streaming service launching this fall, Apple has unveiled an Apple TV app for not only Apple devices but also Samsung smart TVs. The deal with Samsung, announced ...
Trump has characterized his tariffs as being paid for largely by China
When South Africa goes to the polls on Wednesday, only one party looks certain to increase its share of the vote. The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) advocates the seizure of all white-owned farms and the nationalisation of much of the economy. Its leader Julius Malema frequently indulges in race-baiting rhetoric to advance his cause, once declaring that "we are not calling for the slaughtering of white people - at least for now". That a party whose red-bereted followers stage violent protests, ransack shops and threaten journalists is gaining such traction speaks volumes about the scale of disillusionment in South Africa 25 years after the end of white rule. The EFF has no chance of...
The current White House counsel, Pat Cipollone, said in a letter to the House Judiciary Committee that President Donald Trump may want to assert executive privilege over the documents. McGahn has emerged as a central figure in Mueller's investigation into whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice, providing a detailed account to Mueller about an attempt by Trump to have Mueller removed from his post.
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Attorney General William Barr did not charge the president with obstruction of justice after Mueller submitted his report.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hundreds of former federal prosecutors have signed onto a letter saying President Donald Trump would have been charged with obstruction of justice if he were anyone other than the president.
NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Two people were arrested after mobs attacked Muslim-owned shops and vehicles in a Sri Lankan town where a suicide bombing targeted a Catholic church on Easter, police said Monday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has carried out "scenario planning" for a second Brexit referendum in case she is forced by parliament to hold one, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Monday. May is hoping to find a way to get parliament to approve a Brexit plan without another public vote, but talks with the opposition Labour Party on a compromise exit strategy have yet to reach an agreement. The Telegraph reported that May had discussions with officials and ministers about holding a referendum that would give voters the choice between leaving the European Union with a deal, leaving without a deal, or not leaving at all.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The next stop in the chase for the Triple Crown is the Preakness, though both Maximum Security and Country House remain noncommittal for the May 18 race following Maximum Security's disqualification from the Kentucky Derby.
"We're preparing those for him so that when the situation arises, we're not flat-footed,'' Pompeo said on ABC's "This Week," one of three scheduled appearances on Sunday morning political shows. Pompeo said Sunday that he can't predict when Maduro will be forced out of office -- whether days, weeks or months. "There's enormous poverty, enormous starvation, sick children that can't get medicine," Pompeo said.
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The leaders' call lasted for 1.5 hours, according to a post on the embassy's Facebook page, and the pair discussed a "shared commitment to step up dialogue in various areas, including on issues of strategic stability." White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Friday the leaders spoke for more than an hour. On Friday, Trump told reporters at the White House that Putin had assured him Moscow isn't seeking to "get involved" in the crisis in Venezuela, despite assertions by the U.S. president's top national security advisers that the Kremlin is offering critical support to Nicolas Maduro's regime.