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China urges US, South Korea to withdraw THAAD

China urges US, South Korea to withdraw THAAD

Seoul and Washington say the sole objective of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system is to defend against North Korean missiles, but China is concerned the system's powerful radar can penetrate its territory and undermine its security and has repeatedly expressed opposition to it.


Trump says he won't pull U.S. out of NAFTA

Trump says he won't pull U.S. out of NAFTA

Trump is considering an executive action that would notify Canada and Mexico he intends to begin a six-month process of withdrawal from the three-nation trade agreement, according to senior administration officials. But many Republicans on Capitol Hill have expressed concerns about Trump's hardline on free trade deals. Kent Baucus, director of global trade and market access for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, says the US "cannot afford to walk away from two of our greatest ...


White House: Donald Trump says US will not withdraw from Nafta

White House: Donald Trump says US will not withdraw from Nafta

Us President Donald Trump "agreed not to terminate Nafta at this time and the leaders agreed to proceed swiftly.to enable the renegotiation of the Nafta deal", a statement said. "Mr. President, America's corn farmers helped elect you", the National Corn Growers Association said in a statement. "Scrapping NAFTA would be a disastrously bad idea".



Lloyds Banking Group rockets by 3.6% as profits surge

When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.70% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.31%. According to the Telegraph, the Competition and Markets Authority will conduct a simple "phase one" investigation, to be completed by 16 May, which will either clear the transaction or call for a more in-depth "phase two" probe.


Trump unveils blueprint for major tax reforms

Trump unveils blueprint for major tax reforms

The proposed 15 percent rate on corporate taxes may be only a starting point for negotiations, but a tax rate even in the 25 percent range would mean fatter after-tax profits for companies, which could propel their stock prices even further.



Le Pen Quits Party To Distance Herself From Its Extremist Fringe

In recent years his daughter has sought to rehabilitate the party's image, and Jean-Marie was expelled from the party in 2015. The presidential primaries mobilized a predictably small number of activists and voters, and produced candidates that were so weak or wounded that they undermined, rather than built the confidence of the larger electorates in each case.