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Trump trade war: May and China fire warning shots

Trump trade war: May and China fire warning shots

U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and British Prime Minister Theresa May (R) attend the handover ceremony of the new NATO headquarters during a one-day NATO Summit, in Brussels, Belgium, May 25, 2017. The tweet came after news media reported that Brussels was considering putting a 25 percent tariff on United States imports, and European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said they would target "Harley-Davidson, bourbon and blue jeans".


Woman appointed as Minister in Saudi for first time

Woman appointed as Minister in Saudi for first time

He will travel to Britain and the United States later this week. Saudi Arabia and Egypt have established a $10 billion joint fund to develop a planned mega-city in the south Sinai. Adjacent to the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba close to maritime trade routes that use the Suez Canal, NEOM is said to be focusing on industries such as energy and water, biotechnology, food, advanced manufacturing and tourism.


Trump Has 'Obligation' to Produce Package on Guns, Graham Says

Trump Has 'Obligation' to Produce Package on Guns, Graham Says

The group did not specifically mention Trump's apparent support for skipping due process in these cases. Sanders sought to clarify Trump's comments earlier in the week expressing support for tougher background checks and interest in raising the minimum age to buy certain weapons.


India pulls down Lenin statue in Tripura

India pulls down Lenin statue in Tripura

Reacting the development, CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury told ANI, "The violence in Tripura makes the intention of the BJP and the RSS very clear". The incident happened merely 48 hours after the BJP and its ally dethroned Manik Sarkar's CPI (M), which ruled the state for 25 years.


Local steel industry supports Trump's push for tariffs

Local steel industry supports Trump's push for tariffs

So it is with Trump's announcement that the US will slap big tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum. Trump announced Thursday he will impose a 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent tariff on aluminum on national security grounds, with the goal of boosting the domestic steel industry .