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Chrystia Freeland, Canada's FM, calls NAFTA talks 'constructive' but still no deal

Chrystia Freeland, Canada's FM, calls NAFTA talks 'constructive' but still no deal

Trudeau made clear, however, he would insist on keeping the so-called Chapter 19 dispute-resolution mechanism that Washington wants to scrap. I want to make sure we continue to get trade. Bush who negotiated the NAFTA accord, has been one of the most ardent advocates of preserving the breadth of a deal that from the beginning was about more than regulating imports and exports. Read More

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Ayanna Pressley set to be first black MA congresswoman

Ayanna Pressley set to be first black MA congresswoman

From Andrew Gillum in Florida to Beto O'Rourke in Texas, the results suggest a shift towards a bolder, progressive agenda in stark contrast - and a reaction to - the managerialism of Hillary Clinton's last campaign. "This is not just a blue wave; this is a movement that's coming to Congress", New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said during a June appearance with Pressley, before either woman had defeated their supposedly safe Democratic opponents. Read More

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Jeff Sessions safe as Attorney General until midterms, Donald Trump says

Jeff Sessions safe as Attorney General until midterms, Donald Trump says

The President regularly goes on tangents about how Sessions is not serving him well - specifically Sessions' decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Meanwhile, Trump's lawyers had previously warned a dismissal of Sessions would help special counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of any potential obstruction of justice involving Trump. Read More

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President Trump Not Attending John McCain's Funeral, Spokesman Says

President Trump Not Attending John McCain's Funeral, Spokesman Says

A former ambassador and former senator said they admired McCain on so many levels - for his bravery as a prisoner of war in Vietnam and also because he wasn't afraid to reach across party lines. "We were shot down, both of us, in the month of October, except I was two years ahead of him", said Wheat, a retired U.S. Navy commander. However, the newspaper calls the possible successors McCain. Read More

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White House Counsel Don McGahn Leaving Soon

White House Counsel Don McGahn Leaving Soon

In today's installment of I Alone Can Tweet It, President Donald Trump's announcement of Don McGahn's departure today was apparently not something McGahn was aware of ahead of time . The Washington Post said in his interviews with Mr Mueller's team, which also is investigating potential obstruction of justice regarding the Russian meddling, Mr McGahn was asked about Mr Trump's actions in firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey in 2017. Read More

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Trump says Michael Cohen didn't commit crimes. He's wrong

Trump says Michael Cohen didn't commit crimes. He's wrong

People walk past U.S. President Donald Trump's Trump Tower in New York City, New York, U.S., August 24, 2018. President Trump told Ainsley Earhardt that Michael Cohen's campaign finance violations weren't crimes. Davis floated that belief in a bunch of broadcast interviews in most up to date days, steadily touting his consumer's doable price to Mueller. Through his lawyer, Lanny Davis, Cohen has made clear he's happy to keep talking - to Mueller and even to Congress, should ... Read More

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Morrison cabinet: Peter Dutton reinstated as Home Affairs minister

Morrison cabinet: Peter Dutton reinstated as Home Affairs minister

She previously went up against Dutton and Scott Morrison for Liberal leadership on Friday, but was the first to be eliminated with just 11 votes out of the 85-member party room. MP Melissa Price, who represents major mining and agriculture centres in Western Australia state, picked up the environment ministry. But Ms Ardern also acknowledged the work Malcolm Turnbull had done while he was in office. Read More

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Hurricane Lane: Hawaiians brace, with nowhere to run

Hurricane Lane: Hawaiians brace, with nowhere to run

Excessive rainfall could fall in amounts greater than 30 inches, which could produce life threatening floods and landslides. It is then predicted to move directly toward Lanai, Maui, Molokai and Oahu. And many others are leaving. David Ige announced that President Donald Trump had approved his request for a federal disaster declaration, freeing up funds and resources to help the state. Read More

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Nazi camp guard deported to Germany from US

Nazi camp guard deported to Germany from US

Palij has been taken to a home for the elderly in Germany, according to Reuters. Berlin, however, had long resisted because he was not a German citizen. Washington had tried for almost two decades to expel Palij, who had lived in Queens, New York since 1949. Palij admitted to Justice Department officials in 2001 that he was trained at the SS Training Camp in Trawniki, in Nazi-occupied Poland, in the spring of 1943. Read More

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Mark Warner Threatens Amendment to 'Block' Trump from Voiding Security Clearances

Mark Warner Threatens Amendment to 'Block' Trump from Voiding Security Clearances

The mention of Ohr on Friday is notable because he now works at the Justice Department and has not publicly criticized Trump. Brennan was reacting to a report in The Washington Post on Friday that said the decision to revoke his security clearance had been finalized in order to switch the news cycle's focus from former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman's new book. Read More

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Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

Former Afghan president Hamid Karzai was also among the mourners. "Leader who was respected deeply for his humility!" "Former PM, Atal Bihari Vajpayee was loved and respected by millions". "It was with deep grief that we learnt of the demise of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee ", the French foreign ministry said in a statement. Read More

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Vienna tops list of world's most liveable cities in 2018

Vienna tops list of world's most liveable cities in 2018

The EIU said Manchester's jump in the rankings was due to an improved security score. After seven years in the top position, Melbourne was bumped to number two, displaced by the Austrian capital, Vienna . Osaka in Japan came in at three and the Canadian city of Calgary followed. Last year, Singapore rose to its highest ever ranking at 35th in the annual survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU ). Read More

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