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Belt and road initiative a powerful tool for overcoming terrorism,extremism : Nawaz

The two-day meeting that started Sunday gives him a platform to promote his image as a global leader and an advocate of free trade in contrast to President Donald Trump, who has called for import restrictions. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif delivers a speech at the One Belt-One Road Forum in Beijing on May 14, 2017. A pool photograph of the opening ceremony at which Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech, showed Kim arriving together with White House adviser Matt Pottinger, ...



U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. reserves right to be protectionist

Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich countries committed to join forces to fight the growing threat of global cyber attacks, a day after ransomware caused havoc at thousands of businesses and institutions worldwide. The head of an global organization representing many advanced economies says that a new, multinational tax treaty will be of "massive consequence" in preventing big companies from avoiding taxes.



Amtrak Engineer Charged By Penn AG Over Fatal 2015 Crash

It alleges he was reckless in the operation of the train. Pennsylvania's attorney general has made a decision to bring charges against an Amtrak engineer in connection with a 2015 crash that left eight people dead and hundreds hurt in Philadelphia.



US, EU in urgent discussions on pitch to expand laptop ban

The EU's transport and migration commissioners have written to U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to seek clarification. Cellphones would still be allowed in cabins but virtually every other electronic device would not be permitted and would need to be stowed in checked bags.


China trade agreement impacts meats, natural gas

China trade agreement impacts meats, natural gas

While Trump had earlier said China could receive more favorable trade terms from the U.S.in return for help in persuading North Korea to cease its nuclear and missile activities, Zhu downplayed any suggestion of a link between the two. The deal is part of a 100-day plan hashed out when Trump met Chinese President Xi Jinping in April. "Beef producers in North Dakota and the nation are thankful to the Trump administration for making restoration of US beef market access in China a priority".