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Canadian tariffs on USA goods now in effect

Canadian tariffs on USA goods now in effect Canada has begun imposing tariffs on US$12.6 billion (NZ$18.6 billion) in U.S. goods as retaliation for the Trump administration's new taxes on steel and aluminium imported to the United States. Jerry Dias, Unifor's national president, called Canada's retaliatory tariffs a "necessary evil". The tariffs are an equal response to 25 per cent steel tariffs and 10 per cent aluminum tariffs that th... [Full Article...]

Bali flights cancelled, thousands affected after Mount Agung erupts again

Bali flights cancelled, thousands affected after Mount Agung erupts again However, it added, several flights remained as scheduled until further notice. The agent said it was important customers did not assume all flights would be cancelled. Bali's main global gateway will be closed until at least Friday evening, according to officials, who added that two other domestic airports were also shut. [Full Article...]

Trump anti-abortion supreme court pick 'not acceptable', says Collins

Trump anti-abortion supreme court pick 'not acceptable', says Collins Sen. Susan CollinsSusan Margaret CollinsSunday shows preview: Supreme Court fight in the spotlight Michael Moore: I'll surround Capitol with "a million other people" to protest Supreme Court pick Manchin warns Trump against picking court nominee who will overturn Roe v. [Full Article...]

Kids rescued from Thai cave

Kids rescued from Thai cave You're very strong". "Thank you so much", someone in the group says in English. On Sunday, searchers speculated that the boys, ages 11 and 16, and their 25-year-old coach had found refuge atop an elevated rock mound to escape an increase in water due to heavy rains. [Full Article...]

North Korea Has Reportedly Been Increasing Nuclear Production at ‘Secret Sites’

North Korea Has Reportedly Been Increasing Nuclear Production at ‘Secret Sites’ The satellite photos indicate that North Korea is quickly progressing on several adjustments to the Yongbyon Nuclear Scientific Research Center. The latest US intelligence assessment concludes that there is more than one secret site, officials tell NBC News . [Full Article...]

Melania returns to US-Mexico border amid separation outcry

Melania returns to US-Mexico border amid separation outcry Grisham said the first lady is trying to learn about how her husband's strict immigration policy is playing out on the ground. Protesters chanted in English and Spanish: "Hey, hey, ho, ho, Melania Trump has got to go!" as first lady Melania Trump's motorcade arrived at the Southwest Key facility in Phoenix . [Full Article...]

Collins Says She'll Reject 'Activist Agenda' Supreme Court Candidates

Collins Says She'll Reject 'Activist Agenda' Supreme Court Candidates Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME told CNN's State of the Union . In addition, the Senate's split makeup will be hard to navigate in the wake of multiple Republican senators expressing concerns about a nominee being too conservative. [Full Article...]

Man accused of plotting terror attack on July 4 parade in Cleveland

Man accused of plotting terror attack on July 4 parade in Cleveland He is expected to make his first court appearance Monday afternoon in Cleveland . Among the places he allegedly explored within his plan were Voinovich Park and the U.S. Anthony said that he also wanted to carry out an attack in Philadelphia, the Fox affiliate reported. Mr Pitts, a USA citizen, had allegedly been looking for locations in Cleveland at which to plant explosives last week. [Full Article...]

Has It Become Dangerous To Work For Pres

Has It Become Dangerous To Work For Pres NPR was not immediately able to independently confirm the reports. Sanders was asked to leave the Red Hen in Lexington, Virginia, on Friday because she worked for Trump. The Red Hen has been closed since Tuesday and is slated to reopen July 5, USA Today reported. "I explained that the restaurant has certain standards that I feel it has to uphold, such as honesty, and compassion, and cooper... [Full Article...]

French robber Redoine Faïd 'breaks free from jail' in dramatic helicopter escape

The actual prison break took "a few minutes", according to France's Justice Ministry, but the plans had been unfolding all morning. Delabroye, the prison union representative, said that the yard the helicopter landed on is the only area which is not equipped with anti-aircraft netting. [Full Article...]

Boys And Football Coach Found After Going Missing In Thai Cave

Boys And Football Coach Found After Going Missing In Thai Cave They were reportedly found by naval special forces. "This is today's aim is to widen this hole", Chiang Rai governor Narongsak Osatanakorn told reporters on Monday. Thai news has since been dominated by reports of the search, which has involved more than 1,000 personnel including rescue teams from Britain, the United States and elsewhere. [Full Article...]

Iran Aims to Keep Oil Exports Flowing Despite US Sanctions

Trump threatened in an interview that aired on Sunday to put sanctions on European companies that do business with Iran . But while US crude was bolstered by supply concerns, a flurry of announcements over the weekend unsettled oil markets. [Full Article...]

Thai boys trapped in cave for more than a week found alive

Thai boys trapped in cave for more than a week found alive The global rescue operation - which includes more than 1,000 people from Thai emergency services, the United States military and British cave experts - has been ramping up its efforts since the boys and their 25-year-old soccer coach disappeared during an outing in the caves in northern Thailand on June 23. [Full Article...]

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says socialism only 'part of what I am'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says socialism only 'part of what I am' As well as Ocasio's victory being a wake-up call for establishment Democrats , it also marked a hard moment for conservatives, who could now expect to face an outsider candidate in what will surely be a heated congressional race. In response to Trump's tweet , Colbert asked Ocasio-Cortez, "Are you going to be nicer to the president?" I went to BU. "I was born in a place where your Zip code det... [Full Article...]

Migrant deal struck as Greece, Germany, Spain agree on returns, Dora Antoniou

Migrant deal struck as Greece, Germany, Spain agree on returns, Dora Antoniou European Union chief Donald Tusk acknowledged a long road ahead. Tusk, who chairs the two-day summit starting Thursday in Brussels, said that "unfortunately, the divisions go beyond trade". "Europe faces many challenges, but that of migration could become the make-or-break one for the EU", Merkel said in a speech to parliament before travelling to Brussels. [Full Article...]

Prince William meets Palestinians in West Bank

Prince William meets Palestinians in West Bank The so-called "deal of the century" is being promoted by Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner and envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt, who recently returned from a Mideast tour. Britain's Prince William toured Jerusalem's most sacred and sensitive sites yesterday, wrapping up a politically delicate visit that both Palestinians and Israelis, locked in a lengthy conflict, were able to embrace. [Full Article...]

Trump's former personal lawyer says he'll put family first

Trump's former personal lawyer says he'll put family first When asked what he'd do if prosecutors forced him to choose between protecting the president or his family, he said his family is "my first priority". Cohen had a joint defense agreement with Trump until now, which allowed their lawyers to share information. "But for now, I can't comment further on advice of my counsel". [Full Article...]

1 dead, multiple injured in Bahamian boat explosion | Staff

Boat explosion off of Exuma, Bahamas kills an American tourist, injures 9. A tour boat carrying 10 Americans and two Bahamians exploded off the island of Exuma on Saturday. A GoFundMe page has been set up for the family to raise fund for medical and travel expenses in order to get Stefanie and Stacey back to the states to receive further medical treatment. [Full Article...]

Sen. Susan Collins won't support SCOTUS nominee who'd overturn Roe v. Wade

Supreme Court in Washington , Jan. 19, 2018. " Probably not", the president told Fox News' Maria Bartiromo. "They are generally conservative", he said . Kennedy's retirement last week has also sparked debate about the upcoming midterms and whether the vacant seat will help boost Republican turnout. That judicial approach typically involves a more literal interpretation of the Constitution a... [Full Article...]

Trump congratulates Mexico's far-left new president

Trump congratulates Mexico's far-left new president An official quick count from electoral authorities late Sunday forecast that Lopez Obrador would win with between 53 percent and 53.8 percent of the votes, a remarkable margin not seen in the country for more than three decades. "What people want is a change, somebody who will govern differently". He also pledged to increase support payments for the elderly and to give scholarships or paid a... [Full Article...]


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