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United States misunderstands NAFTA, North American business body says

United States misunderstands NAFTA, North American business body says

It's a cause also backed by his chief of staff, from the cheese-producing state of Wisconsin; the Republican leader of the House, also from Wisconsin; and the Democratic leader in the Senate, from the dairy-producing state of NY. " This is not our idea of a properly functioning Free Trade Agreement , " Ross said. On dairy, the PMO noted that the trade balance "heavily favours" the US, with Canada importing more than $550 million of dairy products from the USA each year, but exporting just ...


Unity Tour Reveals Democratic Party That's Anything But Unified

Unity Tour Reveals Democratic Party That's Anything But Unified

The latest ordeal began in Nebraska, where Sanders is throwing his support behind Heath Mello, a Democrat "pro-life" state lawmaker who has his eyes set on the Omaha mayor's seat. "Pro-life Democrats have been leaving in droves", Day said of recent elections. Bernie Sanders, the independent Vermont Senator who finished as the runner-up to Hillary Clinton in last year's Democratic presidential primaries, has made a seemingly endless series of public appearances since the November election ...


US military begins moving Thaad missile defence into South Korea site

US military begins moving Thaad missile defence into South Korea site

Though there has been worldwide concern about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ) conducting its sixth nuclear test, Seoul's Defense Ministry recently said that "no unusual development had been detected", and the Office of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said "Our military is closely monitoring the North Korean military's movement", according to the BBC.


Media freedom index: Pakistan ranks 139 out of 180 countries

Media freedom index: Pakistan ranks 139 out of 180 countries

But threats to Italian press freedom also come from politicians, with the NGO saying journalists "increasingly opt to censor themselves" due to pressure from politicians. The report said the reductions in press freedoms are most pronounced in places where "the authoritarian strongman model has triumphed", such as Poland, Hungary and Turkey.



GOP rep on Spicer: 'He needs to go'

Given a chance to clarify, Spicer said he meant Hitler "was not using the gas on his own people" the way Assad did, which of course implies one use of chemical weapons is better than the other. "It was a mistake to do that". He said his original comments were " inexcusable and reprehensible ". "I hope that people understand that part of existing is if you do something wrong and you own up to it, you let people know, and I did".



The US And Canada Are Fighting About Milk And Wood - Again

U.S. President Donald Trump has been stirring the pot of late, tweeting today that Canada is making life "very difficult" for American dairy farmers and that the government "will not stand" for it. Most US homes are made with wood framing and some entirely of wood. "The dispute over softwood lumber has been going on for as long as I can remember", Ross said.