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Trump vows to back US dairy farmers in Canada trade spat

Several U.S. dairy trade groups and legislators at the state and national levels have been pushing for the Trump Administration to take action against Canada for what they deem as protectionist policies. Canada did decide to impose import taxes on ultra-filtered milk, which is used to make cheese. Canada's ambassador to the United States has also come to the defence of supply management.



Trump Influence on US High Court Begins as Gorsuch Hears Arguments

During oral argument in a securities case that afternoon, Gorsuch brought up similar concerns. Justice Neil Gorsuch didn't wait long to start making his presence felt at the U.S. He also introduced Gorsuch to the Senate Judiciary Committee. "In his first case, considering a federal workplace discrimination claim, the newest justice was among the most active of questioners - unusual for the court 'rookie, '" said Fox News .



Back to the ballot box: United Kingdom lawmakers approve June 8 election

Theresa May has promised "strong and stable leadership" and said people want her to get on with implementing Brexit. However, Tuesday she said she had a "change of heart" in order to bring unity within the political corridors of Britain. But she told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "We won't be doing television debates". May, who reversed her position Tuesday, told leaders there was a "window of opportunity" to hold a poll before negotiations begin in earnest in June in departing from the EU.


Saudi military helicopter crashes in Yemen, killing 12 officers

Saudi military helicopter crashes in Yemen, killing 12 officers

The U war has claimed the lives of more than 10,000 civilians and led to the displacement of some 3 million Yemenis. Speaking aboard his flight to Saudi, Mr Mattis said that America's goal regarding the Saudi and Emirati campaign in Yemen "is for that crisis down there, that ongoing fight, [to] be put in front of a UN-brokered negotiating team and try to resolve this politically as soon as possible".



Concerned Venezuela not allowing opposition to be heard -Tillerson

But a Supreme Court decision in March to assume the powers of the opposition-led Congress sparked a wave of protests that have not ebbed, even though the court has partly reversed the measure in the face of global condemnation. Authorities say a second protester has been killed in anti-government protests taking place across Venezuela. Some unhappy Venezuelans also steer clear of protests, fearful of violence, cynical that marches can bring about change, or too busy looking for food amid ...


Supreme Court Saves Arkansas Death Row Inmate from Execution

Supreme Court Saves Arkansas Death Row Inmate from Execution

As officials awaited further court action, Davis had his "last meal" at the Cummins Unit, where the execution chamber is located. The state is appealing her ruling. In another surprising and separate development, the Arkansas Supreme Court late in the day also lifted a lower court's order that prohibited the state from using its supply of vecuronium bromide, one of three drugs used in the lethal cocktail.