• Prospect of NAFTA rewrite worries many US farmers

    Prospect of NAFTA rewrite worries many US farmers

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    Under Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which Congress approved in June 2015 and which covers trade agreements reached before July 1, 2018, the administration is required to give lawmakers 90-days' notice prior to entering talks on a trade deal that would require changes in USA law needed to comply with the agreement.
  • One Belt and One Road initiative is good for Africa - Amb. Kayonga

    One Belt and One Road initiative is good for Africa - Amb. Kayonga

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    Representatives from dozens of countries - including 30 heads of state - gathered in Beijing on Sunday for a lavish summit to discuss China's trillion-dollar global trade and investment initiative, known as One Belt, One Road. The China Development Bank and the Export-Import Bank of China will set up special lending schemes worth 250 billion yuan and 130 billion yuan respectively, to support belt and road projects.
  • International Monetary Fund forecasts 0.2% growth for Brazil

    International Monetary Fund forecasts 0.2% growth for Brazil

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    However, the pace of the recovery is unlikely to prevent a further increase in unemployment and a continued decline in per capita incomes. It also urged reforms of public enterprises both to reassure investors and citizens, as well as safeguard public finances and improve economic efficiency.
  • Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case: 'I have a sickness'

    Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case: 'I have a sickness'

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    Weiner agreed to serve 21 to 27 months in prison but he will be released on $150,000 bond. In a release, acting Manhattan U.S. Attorney Joon Kim called Weiner's conduct "reprehensible", saying he sent sexually explicit images and directions to engage in sexual conduct to a girl he knew was 15.
  • Attack on Libya airbase kill 141 people

    Attack on Libya airbase kill 141 people

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    LNA spokesman Ahmad Al Mesmari said the victims included civilians who worked at the Brak Al Shati airbase or were in the area, and that summary executions took place. "Perpetrators must be brought to justice". Media close to the LNA's rivals earlier reported that they had overrun the base. United Nations special envoy for Libya Martin Kobler condemned what he said was an unprovoked attack.
  • Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an Federal Bureau of Investigation director

    Trump says he's 'very close' to naming an Federal Bureau of Investigation director

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    The media won't be thrilled with someone like Joe Lieberman, who's considered the front-runner. Trump told reporters at the White House on Thursday that he was " very close " to announcing his pick. Trump criticized Comey for a recent performance testifying to Congress and said Comey's replacement is "going to be outstanding". Arizona Sen. John McCain, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, called on Trump on Thursday to name Lieberman to the post.
  • Landslide on Rishikesh-Badrinath NH, 1000-1500 feared stranded

    Landslide on Rishikesh-Badrinath NH, 1000-1500 feared stranded

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    A landslide had occurred at the underground Vishnuprayag Hydroelectric Power House in Hathi Parbat before the Badrinath yatra commenced on April 26 but before its debris could be cleared, a fresh landslide had occurred. Due to the closure, pilgrims on way to Badrinath have temporarily stopped at Joshimath, Pipalkoti and Karnaprayag, and are waiting for the way to get cleared.