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USA trade representative says United States won't return to Trans-Pacific Partnership

USA trade representative says United States won't return to Trans-Pacific Partnership

Although the TPP members kept the trade agreement alive, they fell short of a commitment to quickly move ahead with a strategy to temper China's influence. That's because Australia already has access to the USA under its existing bilateral free trade agreement while a number of other TPP member countries will not have preferential access to the U.S.



US official mulling greatly expanding airplane laptop ban

Wallace pressed Kelly to provide a timetable for when he "might" do this. Speaking on Fox and Friends on Friday, Kelly said some people would "never leave the house" if they knew what he knew about terrorist activity. The ban prevents travellers from bringing laptops, tablets and certain other devices on board with them in their carry-on bags. "The Government continuously monitors shifts in the threat environment domestically and overseas to ensure we have the best security arrangements in ...



Theresa May struggles during TV interview

For Labour , shadow cabinet member Barry Gardiner said of Mr Corbyn: "Jeremy connected with the audience". "What one's bound to say and if I was sitting in Brussels and I was looking at you as the person I had to negotiate with, I'd think: she's blowhard who collapses at the first sign of gunfire".



Reasons Anonymous White House Officials Say They Can't Stand Jared Kushner

The Financial Times says that Jared Kushner , his son-in-law and close adviser, is now under close Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny for his connections to Russian Federation. Trump's son-in-law has recently come under fire for reportedly seeking to communicate with Russian Federation through back-channels during Trump's campaign, and is now a person of interest in the growing F.B.I investigation.



Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, France's Macron says

The meeting illustrated the need of both countries to renew their dialogue, which had grown tense under Fran├žois Hollande. The venue for the exhibit and Putin's visit was the sumptuous Palace of Versailles, west of Paris. Macron had name-checked Putin in an interview this weekend, suggesting that he knew how to deal with such leaders. "It does not mean that we somehow aimed at influencing the elections".



British police on hunt for concert bomber's missing suitcase

People are seen here moving out of the arena. "That's the beauty of this - if anything good comes out of it, it's precisely that". Abedi could be seen wearing jeans and trainers, a black bodywarmer and a baseball cap, with the straps of the backpack believed to contain the bomb visible on his shoulders.