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New US duties on softwood lumber become focal point of BC election

New US duties on softwood lumber become focal point of BC election Canada is the model target for such symbolism because it's unlikely to retaliate against the US for the sanctions, and penalizing Canada doesn't risk mixing in messier concerns over race, national security or immigration. They need to wait until the final determinations, which likely won't happen until late 2017, officials say, which means a legal challenge wouldn't come before January 2018. [Full Article...]

Canadian leader responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

The association put out a statement denouncing the lumber tariff, calculating that fears of impending tariffs had driven up wood prices and added nearly US$3,600 to the cost of a typical home. NAFTA implications aside, Trump isn't the first U.S. president to hit Canada with tariffs. Nova Scotia exports about $90 million worth of softwood lumber a year to the U.S. [Full Article...]

Milano, al via corteo unitario 25 aprile

Milano, al via corteo unitario 25 aprile In particolare la contestazione è da addebitare ai giovani dei centri sociali milanesi che hanno sventolato le bandiere della Palestina. Ha preso il via da corso Venezia e si conclude a piazza del Duomo. Con loro anche una delegazione di En Marche, il movimento di Emmanuel Macron. I contestatori vengono controllati a vista dalle forze dell'ordine in tenuta antisommossa. [Full Article...]

Dodgers' Cody Bellinger starting in left, hitting eighth in big league debut

Dodgers' Cody Bellinger starting in left, hitting eighth in big league debut A fourth-round selection by the Dodgers in the 2013 MLB Draft, Bellinger has quickly worked his way to the majors. The Dodgers have placed center fielder Joc Pederson on the 10-day DL, per a club announcement. He hit 30 homers at Single-A Rancho Cucamonga in 2015, then added 26 more homers and an.872 OPS between Double-A and Triple-A last season before an impressive showing in the Arizona Fall... [Full Article...]

Gov't shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress

Gov't shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress Trump, in a private meeting with conservative media outlets, said he may wait until Republicans begin drafting the budget blueprint for the fiscal year that starts on October 1 to seek government funds for building a wall along the U.S. He accused the Democrats of being opposed to the wall, and ignoring the fact that it will stop drugs and "very bad MS 13 gang members". Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohi... [Full Article...]

At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs "eating French"

At meat market, the far-right Le Pen backs Choosing inside the system is no longer an option for French voters, who rejected the two mainstream parties that have alternated power for decades in favor of Le Pen and the untested Macron, who has never held elected office and who founded his own political movement just a year ago. [Full Article...]

Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

Washington and Seoul are deploying the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) battery to counter the threat from North Korea, which is pushing ahead with its ballistic missile programme despite multiple sets of United Nations sanctions. [Full Article...]

May wins House of Commons backing for snap general election

May wins House of Commons backing for snap general election Ten of the 100 seats with the highest Remain vote last June are in the North of England, two of which are now held by the Liberal Democrats and seven by Labour. 'We want a fair system of taxation to pay for our public services. The pledge will come in a speech to launch his Labour Party's national election campaign. [Full Article...]

Govt focusing on achieving sustainable growth after macroeconomic stability: Dar

Giving details of his meetings with officials of Trump administration in the White House, the Finance Minister said that Kashmir issue, defence and relations with Afghanistan and India were discussed in details during these meetings. "There has not been a single incident in the history of Pakistan", he said. He informed the participants that worldwide companies must consider relocating their manuf... [Full Article...]

Thousands stage ANZAC Day memorials in Australia, New Zealand and Thailand

ANZAC stands for Australian and New Zealand Army Corps event remembers the casualties of war from the Commonwealth nations of Australia and New Zealand and was organised by the New Zealand Society Scotland. It's proof that enemies can become the truest of friends. I joined 14,000 people - Australians , Kiwis, and Turks - to honour and pay our respects to the men who fought for our freedom. [Full Article...]

Patriots respond to comparison photo showing team with Obama versus Trump

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft stands next to President Trump aboard Air Force One in Palm Beach, Fla., on March 19, 2017. All things considered, the Patriots had a good crowd show up to Wednesday's White House visit. Only 27 Patriots players showed up to be honored in 2005, when George W. Bush was president, reports the Post. The star has cited a "personal family matter' as the ... [Full Article...]

Uber takes to the skies with next ride-hailing project

Uber takes to the skies with next ride-hailing project The company believes it can offer rides in flying cars for about the same price as an UberX ride. Dubai has already expressed ample interest in a number of advanced transportation projects, including other flying cars and Hyperloop, and has been able to put up financial resources to support its ambitions. [Full Article...]

Canada sets new sanctions against Syria after chemical attack

The decision to expand sanctions on Syria comes less than a month after the USA fired a barrage of missiles on a Syrian airfield. In an interview with Sputnik issued on April 21, Syrian President Bashar Assad said intentional placing of chemicals across Syria to blame the government for lying about destroying them was a possibility. [Full Article...]

Flynn Likely Broke Law in Accepting Russian Payments, Lawmakers Say

Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), the top lawmakers on the committee, told reporters on Tuesday that Flynn inappropriately received almost $34,000 for a 2015 speech in Moscow for the Russian propaganda outlet RT. [Full Article...]

Lawmaker seeks abortion-bill vote as women march on Capitol

Lawmaker seeks abortion-bill vote as women march on Capitol Currently, the state pays for abortions for cases of rape, incest, to protect the health or save the life of the mother. "I don't really understand how we can say we do care about the most vulnerable among us when we have limited funds and we'll be spending money for something that not only is opposed by many of us but is considered to be an abomination", said state Representative Terri Bryant, ... [Full Article...]

Verizon now offers unlimited data plans for pre-paid subscribers

Verizon now offers unlimited data plans for pre-paid subscribers Verizon has now simplified its pre-paid offerings, and all of them include unlimited talk, text and data. Video streaming, is, however, limited to 480p, and no tethering is included. This is in stark contrast to Verizon's postpaid plan of the same price that does provide full-resolution video and 10GB tether/hotspot data, but such seems to be the cost of going prepaid on big red. [Full Article...]

Scam Alert: $50 Lowe's Mother's Day Coupon on Facebook

Scam Alert: $50 Lowe's Mother's Day Coupon on Facebook KHOU 11 News can verify this coupon is not only fake; it's also trouble, so don't share it on your Facebook page . Image: Example of fake Lowe's coupon. The phony coupon is a lure in a simple phishing scheme to persuade consumers to reveal information they shouldn't. If they do ask for personal information, like an address or email, be sure there's a link to their privacy policy. [Full Article...]

FDA Cracking Down on Cancer 'Cures'

FDA Cracking Down on Cancer 'Cures' Legitimate medical products such as drugs and devices meant to treat cancer must gain FDA approval or clearance before they are marketed and sold. They were mostly marketed on websites and social media platforms; some companies were also marketing products at trade shows. [Full Article...]

Sonny Perdue Becomes 31st U.S. Agriculture Secretary

Department of Agriculture (USDA). "With this leadership role now filled, I am hopeful that Secretary Perdue and I can work together for the benefit of IL families and farmers", said Sen. He has owned several agricultural businesses, but isn't related to or affiliated with the food company Perdue or the poultry producer Perdue Farms. [Full Article...]

Risk of severe thunderstorms across the Chicago area increases later Wednesday

Risk of severe thunderstorms across the Chicago area increases later Wednesday Cooler temperatures can be expected Wednesday night and Thursday . We'll have a break Thursday before our next storm system moves in late Friday. Skies will be cloudy with a high near 72 and a south wind of 8 to 11 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 22 miles per hour. Cool air will shut down the severe storm risk. [Full Article...]


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