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US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 per cent'

US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 per cent'

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has said he would expand America's nuclear arsenal to ensure it is at the "top of the pack" amid a heated war of words between the USA and North Korea. He said that while " all options are on the table", Trump was determined to work with Japan, South Korea and other allies in Asia to resolve the problem.



Indonesia prosecutors call for one-year jail term for Jakarta governor

Election for a new governor pits Christian incumbent accused of blasphemy against Muslim former minister . It is also a litmus test of Indonesia's moderate multiculturalism versus a hardline Islamism. The campaign featured mass rallies led by a hardline Islamist movement, which has strengthened in recent years in a country long dominated by a moderate form of Islam.


Trump seeks shift in visa allotments crucial to tech outsourcing

Trump seeks shift in visa allotments crucial to tech outsourcing

The order will also direct USA agencies to propose rules to prevent immigration fraud and abuse in the program . The president on Tuesday signed a "Buy American, Hire American" executive order that is meant to protect American workers by enforcing immigration laws and cutting out unfair trade practices, which Hannity touted on his show.



Trump praises 'gentleman' China president but not Putin

Tillerson, a former oil executive, might once have looked like the ideal envoy to mend strained ties, having worked closely with the Kremlin while negotiating deals for energy giant ExxonMobil. "It'd be a fantastic thing if we got along with Putin and if we got along with Russia", Trump said. Trump flatly declared United States relations with Russian Federation were not good at the moment.



Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow

He told MPs: "We welcome the opportunity of a general election because it gives the British people the chance to vote for a Labour government that will put the interests of the majority first". The remaining 27 European Union countries will be asked to endorse Tusk's guidelines at a summit on April 29. Theresa May could take part in a Question Time-style televised question and answer session with voters after ruling out a head-to-head debate with rivals during the general election campaign.


Canada: Trump is wrong when he says dairy practices unfair

Canada: Trump is wrong when he says dairy practices unfair

Trump levelled the threats - some of his strongest-ever anti-Canadian rhetoric - during an event at a Wisconsin factory where he unveiled his "Buy American-Hire American" executive order. On the other hand, US dairy lobby accused Canada by saying "systemic disregard" because of trade obligations and Canada industry accused USA saying "scapegoating".