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Trump's tariffs very costly to farmers who voted for him

Mnuchin tells CNBC, "We're absolutely willing to negotiate". "No tariffs will go into effect until the respective process is complete". Trump spoke about the clash in an interview with the "Bernie and Sid" radio show on 77 WABC Radio that was taped Thursday and aired Friday.



Israeli forces kill Palestinian journalist covering Gaza rally

He was clearly wearing a vest that identified him as press. The syndicate described the incident as "deliberate crimes committed by the Israeli army". "Whoever flies a drone over (Israeli) forces, over our soldiers -- we won't take any chances". "The IDF does not intentionally target journalists".


Russia's embassy seeks meeting with Johnson on poisoning

Russia's embassy seeks meeting with Johnson on poisoning

The UK Home Office confirmed yesterday that Viktoria Skripal, who had planned to travel to Britain to take Sergei's daughter Yulia back to Russian Federation, had been denied a British visa. It was revealed on Friday that the former Russian double agent is no longer in a critical condition and is " responding well to treatment" at Salisbury District Hospital, more than a month after he and Ms Skripal were found unconscious on a park bench in the Wiltshire city.


Hungarians head to polls in parliamentary elections

Hungarians head to polls in parliamentary elections

The autocratic Orban has campaigned heavily on his unyielding anti-migration policies, though voters say they are more concerned with poverty, growing government corruption and the country's underfunded health care system. Orban is seeking his third consecutive term and fourth overall and his campaign has been almost exclusively about opposing migration. Orban is credited with keeping the budget deficit under control, reducing unemployment and some of Hungary's debt, and putting its economy ...


Trump says WTO is unfair to the US

Trump says WTO is unfair to the US

South Korea said on Friday it has notified the World Trade Organization ( WTO ) that it seeks to suspend tariff concessions on imported USA goods worth $480 million, in response to US measures against South Korean imports. Washington and Beijing have been trading jabs in the form of tariffs and threats of tariffs in recent weeks, leading to rising tensions in the bilateral relationship between the US and China.


Facebook Developing Unsend Message Feature Amid Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Facebook Developing Unsend Message Feature Amid Cambridge Analytica Scandal

TechCrunch reports that three separate sources have revealed they had received messages from Zuckerberg that have now mysteriously disappeared from their Facebook inboxes. Moscow has denied the allegations. Schroepfer's blog post for the company observed that people used this feature to search for their friends as it proved to be more convenient in many ways.