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US And South Korea Agree To Revised Trade Deal

US And South Korea Agree To Revised Trade Deal

The tariff was set to expire in 2021 under the existing trade agreement, which came into force in 2012. As a candidate, Trump repeatedly threatened to withdraw from trade deals he said were unfair to the United States and its workers - or even rip them up.


White House investigating $500 million in loans to Kushner's family business

White House investigating $500 million in loans to Kushner's family business

Apol sent the letter to Illinois Democratic Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi , who wrote regarding a variety of ethical questions around Kushner's White House role. A spokeswoman for Kushner Cos. said the company has not received any inquiry from the Office. Citigroup said that the loan they gave the Kushner Companies was for a Brooklyn real- estate development and that Chief Executive Officer Michael Corbat, who met with Kushner less than a month before the loan was secured, didn't know about ...


Ex-Moritomo chief said to have met with Abe's wife

Ex-Moritomo chief said to have met with Abe's wife

The scandal first emerged past year when Asahi reported that educational foundation Moritomo Gakuen, with alleged ties to Abe and his wife, bought government land for a fraction of the price of comparable plots. Finance minister Aso said on Monday he would not resign. Asked about the land sale scandal in a parliamentary committee on Monday, Abe reiterated that as head of the government he was responsible for voters losing trust in his administration but repeated his denial that either he ...


Rahul Gandhi met with Alexander Nix, ex-CEO of Cambridge Analytica

Rahul Gandhi met with Alexander Nix, ex-CEO of Cambridge Analytica

Rahul Gandhi had been trying to divert attention. "Surjewala said: "It is preposterous to assume that a company which was used by an NRI businessman to bring down the Congress government in 2014 will be used by the Congress", Surjewala said referring to Wylie statement that he "believed" Congress used the services of Cambridge Analytica in regional elections".


Bakersfield National Cemetery honoring Vietnam veterans on Tuesday

Bakersfield National Cemetery honoring Vietnam veterans on Tuesday

At that time, the Federal Government partnered with state and local governments, private organizations, and communities across America to participate in the Commemoration. The event to salute Vietnam-era vets, their families and POWs/MIAs will feature special presentations, reading of reflections and a complimentary dinner.


Egyptians cast ballots on slow second day in 2018 election

Egyptians cast ballots on slow second day in 2018 election

The first day of the three-day election witnessed a remarkable turnout across the Egyptian governorates, Chief of the Egyptian cabinets operation room Ali Haridi was quoted as saying by the state-run news agency MENA. Security remains tight at polling stations, and police and military personnel stood at alert in various parts of the capital. Army and security troops were deployed across the country to secure the polling stations, while delegates of the two presidential candidates are ...