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In January 2017, Trump withdrew the United States from TPP discussions before it became law, arguing that it was an unfair deal for the country. " New Zealand Winegrowers welcomes the signing of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership ( CPTPP ) in Chile today for the contribution it will make to a strong New Zealand economy", says Philip Gregan, Chief Executive Officer of New Zealand Winegrowers.
  • Manafort pleads not guilty at arraignment in Russian Federation probe

    Manafort pleads not guilty at arraignment in Russian Federation probe

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    Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of bank and tax fraud in special prosecutor Robert Mueller's sprawling Russian Federation meddling probe. He is accused of laundering millions of dollars he was paid by Viktor F. Yanukovich, a former Ukrainian president with ties to the Kremlin. The charges are part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian efforts to influence USA elections.
  • Danish inventor denies murdering journalist on homemade submarine

    Danish inventor denies murdering journalist on homemade submarine

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    Madsen previously admitted to dismembering Wall but denied killing her, giving conflicting accounts as to the circumstances surrounding her death last August. The 33-ton, almost 18-meter-long submarine sank south of Copenhagen shortly after being spotted afloat. Caterina Clerici, a friend from Columbia, said Wall had "a soft spot for misfits , for places and people that did not conform".
  • 'Iran's missile production has increased three-fold'

    'Iran's missile production has increased three-fold'

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    The government, parliament and other Iranian officials had agreed on a particular need for ground-to-ground missiles, Hajizadeh said. Amidst efforts to rescue the Iran nuclear deal, Iran has recently declared that its missile production has increased three-fold, despite global pressure setting on curtailing its military ambitions.
  • Karnataka unveils official state flag, now awaits Center's nod

    Karnataka unveils official state flag, now awaits Center's nod

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    While the design of the new Karnataka state flag also known as "Naada Dwaja" has been cleared by the state government, it will await the clearance by the central government now. The re-designing of the flag was undertaken by a committee headed by Siddaramaiah, Chairperson of the Kannada Development Authority. "Siddaramaiah has unveiled the flag because his government is on the back foot over the stabbing of the Lokayukta on Wednesday", said party spokesperson S Prakash.
  • Mississippi Senate Passes Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Ban

    Mississippi Senate Passes Nation's Most Restrictive Abortion Ban

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    ACLU Advocacy Director Kate Miller says the legislation is an example of government interference into the lives of women, and violates U.S. Supreme Court precedence. "Mississippians are committed to protecting the lives of unborn children, and this law will be a major step in accomplishing that goal", he said. "It prevents physicians from using their best medical judgement when providing options related to pregnancy including abortions".
  • Trump gives ground on tariffs as pressure mounts

    Trump gives ground on tariffs as pressure mounts

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    Earlier this week, Trudeau called U.S. President Donald Trump to talk about the president's vow to impose steep tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum. The American Institute of Architects said the import levies would "drastically increase" the cost of building materials, threatening the viability of the president's infrastructure proposal.
  • Apex court may take up plea today for extension in Sharif's trial

    Apex court may take up plea today for extension in Sharif's trial

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    Judge Bashir has been conducting the proceedings since September a year ago when the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed three corruption references against Nawaz and his family and one against then-finance minister Ishaq Dar in light of the Supreme Court's verdict in the Panama Papers case.
  • Tillerson Works to Ease US Tensions with Africa

    Tillerson Works to Ease US Tensions with Africa

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    The United States keeps "good governance initiatives in mind when it comes to development", Tillerson said, speaking a day before he was scheduled to depart on his first trip to Africa as secretary of state, where he will visit five countries: Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Chad, and Nigeria.
  • North Korea reportedly willing to hold nuke talk with US

    North Korea reportedly willing to hold nuke talk with US

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    And one way to achieve that was to launch talks with the U.S. Jeong Se-hyun, a former unification minister from South Korea , said Kim expects that Washington will lift sanctions during any dialogue. "Me. No. Nobody got that". Even if North Korea is serious, according to Medeiros it is not clear that Trump, who is without an ambassador to Seoul, lost his nuclear special envoy and has hollowed out the State Department, has the wherewithal to engage in real talks and simultaneously keep ...
  • US Trade Deficit Widens More Than Expected In January

    US Trade Deficit Widens More Than Expected In January

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    It has already reduced steel exports to the U.S.to a trickle, and while aluminium shipments account for around 10 percent of its total global exports of the metal, the number is still small compared with China's total exports, according to ING economist Iris Pang.
  • Trump spoke to witnesses about talks they had with special counsel

    Trump spoke to witnesses about talks they had with special counsel

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    Russian Federation denies the allegations and Trump says there was no collusion between Moscow and his campaign. The witnesses are White House Counsel Donald McGahn and former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus . You get that? President Trump asked Priebus if investigators had been "nice". McGahn replied that the President was wrong and that he had in fact asked McGahn in June to call the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, to tell him that the special counsel had a series of conflicts ...
  • England's Football Association Clears The Air On Speculations Of World Cup Boycott

    England's Football Association Clears The Air On Speculations Of World Cup Boycott

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    Ex-double agent Sergei Skripal and daughter Yulia are now critically ill in hospital after being found unconscious in Salisbury on Sunday. Boris Johnson , the UK's colourful foreign secretary with a reputation for outspoken - occasionally outlandish - comments, has caused something of a diplomatic storm by appearing to suggest that England could withdraw from the World Cup in retaliation for Russia's suspected poisoning of a former double agent on British soil.
  • Conrad Sangma-Kharge lock horns over northeast polls

    Conrad Sangma-Kharge lock horns over northeast polls

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    Sangma, who is the chief minister since 2010, retained Ampati seat defeating his nearest BJP rival Bakul Ch Hajong by over 6,000 votes. The NPP leader is the youngest son of former Lok Sabha Speaker (L) P A Sangma who died in 2016. "Congress had 21 seats, we went with 34 to the governor". Gandhi's reaction came two days after results for assembly elections in Tripura , Meghalaya and Nagaland were declared on Saturday.
  • Anthony Davis is confident DeMarcus Cousins will re-sign with the Pelicans

    Anthony Davis is confident DeMarcus Cousins will re-sign with the Pelicans

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    Cousins is an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season, and even if he leaves, the Pelicans wouldn't have enough salary cap space to adequately replace him. Gentry, Davis' head coach for three seasons, knows that Davis' ambitious efforts occasionally land him in the locker room early, but it's the toughness of the sixth-year veteran that allows him to return from short-term injury to perform.
  • United States businesses hire 235000 new workers in February

    United States businesses hire 235000 new workers in February

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    The ADP report comes ahead of the monthly jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. In the services sector, there was positive growth, with 198,000 jobs added. Private sector job growth has stayed above 200,000 for four consecutive months indicating that the economy is in danger of slowing down anytime soon.
  • Wildfires burn 25000 acres in Kansas in two days

    Wildfires burn 25000 acres in Kansas in two days

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    Approximately 50 fires were reported to the State Emergency Operations Center in Topeka since Monday, burning more than 25,000 acres. Ellis County Emergency Management was urging people to avoid interstate 70 as well as Commerce Parkway and the East side of Hays.
  • Gov. Cuomo says gun control must be done at federal level

    Gov. Cuomo says gun control must be done at federal level

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    Senate Democrats have sought to attach gun control legislation, much of it identical to what is backed by Assembly Democrats, as hostile amendments and were voted down. Tom King, president of the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, said his group favors measures to better protect students in schools "rather than doing these insane, witch hunt-style laws that are not protecting anybody".
  • Love-jihad case: Supreme Court restores Hadiya's marriage

    Love-jihad case: Supreme Court restores Hadiya's marriage

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    In an affidavit filed before the top court, Hadiya said that she had married Jahan on her own will and sought the court's permission to "live as his wife". Her marriage with Shafin Jahan can not be annulled. Denying Hadiya's allegations that she was misled to portray her husband as a terrorist and that she was treated like a criminal, the NIA said that her allegations were "misconceived, entirely baseless, incorrect".
  • Naveen announces party candidates for three RS seat

    Naveen announces party candidates for three RS seat

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    Soumya, who was president of Ama Odisha Party (AOP), and Samanta had joined the BJD only hours ago at Naveen Nivas. The two media owners joined the BJD less than two months after the CM suspended party MP Baijayant Panda for alleged anti-party activities.
  • Italy vote 'mess' could deal blow to EU reform push

    Italy vote 'mess' could deal blow to EU reform push

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    Lega's leader Matteo Salvini immediately called for a right-wing coalition government, saying "the team with which to reason and govern is the center-right one...the center-right coalition has won". Since the European Union's founding treaty was signed in Rome more than 60 years ago, Italy has been an unabashed booster of increased unity and common objective.