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Real thing or just 'fantasy'? Britain proposes new European Union customs deal

Real thing or just 'fantasy'? Britain proposes new European Union customs deal

The UK's Department for Exiting the European Union on Tuesday, August 16 proposed the establishment of a new customs relationship with the EU, the highlight of which contained proposals for an interim customs deal to commence in March 2019 which ensures trading conditions between the EU and UK remain essentially the same.


China military criticizes 'wrong' United States moves on Taiwan, S.China Sea

China military criticizes 'wrong' United States moves on Taiwan, S.China Sea

Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and his Chinese counterpart, Gen. Fang Fenghui, signed the so-called joint staff dialogue mechanism Tuesday at the headquarters of the People's Liberation Army in Beijing. "Should preferred diplomatic and economic peaceful options fail, Gen. Dunford reiterated America's resolve to use the full range of military capabilities to defend our allies in the Republic of (South) Korea and Japan, as well as the United States homeland", James said.


North Korean attack could escalate to war

North Korean attack could escalate to war

Navy challenge to Chinese territorial claims. Asked on "This Week" if the United States is indeed locked and loaded , McMaster pivoted from military force to diplomacy. Trump is expected on Monday to launch a trade investigation into China. "An attack from North Korea is not something that is imminent", said CIA Director Mike Pompeo on CBS's "Face the Nation".



World leaders join condemnation of Trump's Charlottesville response

The president's claim came after 32-year-old anti-fascist Heather Heyer was killed when a vehicle was driven into a crowd of anti-Nazi demonstrators protesting a gathering of far-right groups. Asked about Mr Trump's comments in the wake of the violence, Mrs May told reporters in Portsmouth: "As I made clear at the weekend following the horrendous scenes that we saw in Charlottesville, I absolutely abhor the racism, the hatred and the violence that we have seen portrayed by these groups".


Trinamool Congress sweeps local elections in West Bengal

Trinamool Congress sweeps local elections in West Bengal

The Left Front and the Congress drew a blank in all the municipalities that went to the polls. In Panskura, TMC won 17 wards against the BJP's one. The Left put up a poor show, with the Forward Bloc, a front partner, saving face by winning one seat at Nalhati.


Trump's Impeachment is Far More Popular Among Women than Men

Trump's Impeachment is Far More Popular Among Women than Men

Trump's description of the weekend's events on Tuesday, in which he blamed "many sides" for the violence , was not accurate, 55 percent of respondents said . Fifty-two percent of respondents in the NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll said Trump's response should have been stronger, while 27 percent said it was strong enough.