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Trump administration triggers launch of NAFTA renegotiations

Trump administration triggers launch of NAFTA renegotiations

Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he triggered a 90-day consultation period with Congress, U.S. industries and the American public that would allow talks over one of the world's biggest trading blocs to begin by Aug 16. USA trade policy has been a prominent issue in recent months, the letter acknowledges, and taking a fresh look at NAFTA will be an immediate priority.



Trump meeting with Abbas in the West Bank

But he did not mention what has always been the goal of USA diplomacy in the region - a two-state solution to the conflict: Israel and a Palestinian state. Abbas said his recent visit to the White House, at which Trump likewise promised economic aid, gave "so much hope and optimism of the possibility to make true a dream, a long-awaited dream and ambition, and that is lasting and justice-based peace".



North Korea 'ready to deploy and mass-produce new missile'

The latest missile test comes just a week after North Korea provoked global outcry by testing a ballistic missile that it claims can carry a nuclear warhead. Western experts say the Hwasong-12 test did appear to have advanced North Korea's aim of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reaching the United States mainland, even if it is still some way off from achieving that capability.


Iran Must 'Never, Ever' Have Nuclear Weapons

Iran Must 'Never, Ever' Have Nuclear Weapons

But the news reports never claimed that Trump told Lavrov that the intelligence had come from Israel , only that he had shared intelligence from Israel , jeopardizing Israeli intelligence sources and methods. "Very much in common", said Sara Netanyahu, who has come under media attention as the subject of official investigation over her spending on the couple's private home.



James Corden Pays Tribute to Manchester in Wake of Terror Attack

The pop superstar joined James Corden for his Late Late Show Carpool Karaoke Primetime Special on Monday, but instead of singing along to her songs in his SUV, Lopez and Corden went to a dance studio to learn some moves from adorable little kids in an all-new installment of "Toddlerography." .