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Canada Takes United States to WTO in Complaint Over Trade Remedies

Canada Takes United States to WTO in Complaint Over Trade Remedies

🕔17:23, 10.Jan 2018

Canada has launched a wide-ranging trade dispute against the United States, challenging Washington’s use of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy duties, Canada said in WTO filing dated Dec. 20 and published on Wednesday.

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What is DACA: What You Need to Know About Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

What is DACA: What You Need to Know About Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Updated

🕔13:00, 10.Jan 2018

What is Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA): On June 15, 2012, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced that certain people who came to the United States as children and meet several guidelines may request consideration of deferred action for a period of two years, subject to renewal. They are also eligible for work authorization. Deferred action is a use of prosecutorial discretion to defer removal action against an individual for a certain period of time. Deferred action does not provide lawful status.

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Judge Alsup Blocks Trump Move to End DACA for Immigrants

Judge Alsup Blocks Trump Move to End DACA for Immigrants

🕔09:56, 10.Jan 2018

“DACA gave them a more tolerable set of choices, including joining the mainstream workforce,” Alsup wrote. “Now, absent an injunction, they will slide back to the pre-DACA era and associated hardship.”

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Damage Control: White House Scrambling to Minimize National Discussion About Trump’s Mental Fitness for Job As US President

Damage Control: White House Scrambling to Minimize National Discussion About Trump’s Mental Fitness for Job As US President

🕔14:42, 9.Jan 2018

Trump privately resents the now-regular chatter on cable television news shows about his mental health and views the issue as “an invented fact” and “a joke” much like the Russia probe, according to one person who recently discussed it with him.

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Bill Clinton Calls for Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar

Bill Clinton Calls for Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar

🕔14:17, 9.Jan 2018

“A free press is critical to a free society – the detention of journalists anywhere is unacceptable. The Reuters journalists being held in Myanmar should be released immediately,” Clinton said in a Twitter post.

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Oprah Winfrey Official Biography and Profile

Oprah Winfrey Official Biography and Profile

🕔01:00, 9.Jan 2018

Through the power of media, Oprah Winfrey has created an unparalleled connection with people around the world. As host and supervising producer of the top-rated, award-winning The Oprah Winfrey Show, she entertained, enlightened and uplifted millions of viewers for 25 years. Her accomplishments as a global media leader and philanthropist have established her as one of the most respected and admired public figures today.

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Oprah Winfrey ‘Actively Thinking’ About Running for United States President

Oprah Winfrey ‘Actively Thinking’ About Running for United States President

🕔19:58, 8.Jan 2018

The two friends, who requested anonymity in order to speak freely, talked in the wake of Winfrey’s extraordinary speech at the Golden Globes Sunday night, which spurred chatter about a 2020 run. Some of Oprah Winfrey’s confidants have been privately urging her to run, the sources said. “President Winfrey” was the talk of the entertainment world after Winfrey accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes. And the “Oprah for president?” possibility was a top story on morning TV.

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US Underrated North Korea Nuclear Potential: US Intelligence Admits

US Underrated North Korea Nuclear Potential: US Intelligence Admits

🕔10:57, 7.Jan 2018

At the beginning of Donald Trump’s presidency, the intelligence agencies assured the president that it would take about four years for North Korea to develop a ballistic missile capable of reaching US coast, so there was time to slow or stop the development of such missiles and Washington could focus on negotiations and countermeasures, The New York Times said. US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster acknowledged in an interview with the newspaper that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was quicker in a bid to turn North Korea into a nuclear power than most people believed.

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‘Fire and Fury…’ Book Will Bring Down Donald Trump: Michael Wolff Predicts

‘Fire and Fury…’ Book Will Bring Down Donald Trump: Michael Wolff Predicts

🕔15:24, 6.Jan 2018

Michael Wolff told BBC radio that his conclusion in “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House”– that Trump is not fit to do the job — was becoming a widespread view. “I think one of the interesting effects of the book so far is a very clear emperor-has-no-clothes effect,” Wolff said in an interview broadcast on Saturday.

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United States ‘Foolishly’ Handed Pakistan $33b in Aid Over 15 Years: Trump Said

United States ‘Foolishly’ Handed Pakistan $33b in Aid Over 15 Years: Trump Said

🕔11:30, 2.Jan 2018

“They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!” Trump wrote on Twitter. “The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools.”

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Unlike Barack Obama, Donald Trump Supports Pro-Democracy Protests Against Iranian Regime

Unlike Barack Obama, Donald Trump Supports Pro-Democracy Protests Against Iranian Regime Updated

🕔13:10, 31.Dec 2017

Unlike his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, President Donald Trump did not hesitate to take a leadership position to stand up for Iranian citizens protesting the terror-supporting, extremist regime of Iran.

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Trump Offers Democrats Condition Before Reinstating Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

Trump Offers Democrats Condition Before Reinstating Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

🕔16:28, 29.Dec 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump said he would not consider reinstating an immigration program that protected young people from deportation without a commitment from Democrats to help build a wall on the border with Mexico and end certain immigration programs.

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Gordon Douglas Jones Officially Declared Winner of US Senate Race By Alabama

Gordon Douglas Jones Officially Declared Winner of US Senate Race By Alabama

🕔15:43, 29.Dec 2017

Alabama officials on Thursday certified Democrat Doug Jones the winner of the state’s U.S. Senate race, after a state judge denied a challenge by Republican Roy Moore, whose campaign was derailed by accusations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls.

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Gordon Douglas Jones Biography and Profile

Gordon Douglas Jones Biography and Profile

🕔15:38, 29.Dec 2017

Gordon Douglas Jones was born on 4 May 1954 into a blue-collar family in Fairfield, Alabama – to a father who worked for U.S. Steel and a stay-at-home mom, one grandfather who was a steelworker and the other a coal miner – I am a product and lifelong resident of Alabama. I, too, spent some time working a union job in the steel mill between school. The respect I learned for my parents and grandparents – the hard work they did has shaped my respect for those who work to feed a family – and try to make their children’s lives better.

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Donald Trump Targets Amazon in Call for Postal Service to Hike Prices

Donald Trump Targets Amazon in Call for Postal Service to Hike Prices

🕔15:23, 29.Dec 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump targeted online retailer Amazon on Friday in a call for the country’s postal service to raise prices of shipments in order to recoup costs. “Why is the United States Post Office, which is losing many billions of dollars a year, while charging Amazon and others so little to deliver their packages, making Amazon richer and the Post Office dumber and poorer? Should be charging MUCH MORE!” Trump wrote on Twitter.

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