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Canada's Trudeau defends dairy system after Trump blast

And the prime minister says he will continue to protect Canada's agriculture producers - including its supply management system - as he tries to engage with US administration on a variety of trade irritants. "We're more the mouse", says Bernie Wolf, a professor economics and worldwide business at York University. Several petitions have been sent to policymakers looking for relief.



North Korea: Time for a 'Red Line'?

Said Abe: "It goes without saying that it is a matter of paramount importance for us to seek diplomatic efforts as well peaceable settlements of the issue". The unannounced visit at the start of Pence's 10-day trip to Asia was a US show of force that allowed him to gaze at North Korean soldiers from afar and stare directly across a border marked by razor wire.



Empty Threats: Why Trump's Vow to Strike North Korea Was a Bluff

To the editor: The assurance by President Trump that his "armada" was going to North Korea while it was actually heading in the opposite direction has given new meaning to "anchors away". Given North Korea's past actions, it is reasonable to think that failure is indeed the most likely outcome. Ahn, who describes himself as a fellow Wharton School alumnus of Trump's, said he would tell the United States president that there must be no war under any circumstances.


Islamic State claim deadly Paris shooting - one dead and several injured

Islamic State claim deadly Paris shooting - one dead and several injured

Armed police patrol the Champs Elysees in Paris following yesterday's shooting of a police officer on April 21 2017 . A high-level meeting was held on Friday to review the country's security measures for the day. Despite the attacker being killed, police are still on high alert and officers have been seen pointing their weapons at members of public as they clear the area.



Authorities identify alleged Paris attacker; second suspect in custody

Left-wing insurgent Jean-Luc Mélenchon warned against allowing panic to "interrupt democracy". The attack unfolded on the famed Champs-Elysees around 9 p.m. Mr Hollande said: "We shall be of the utmost vigilance, especially in relation to the election". He called the attack "a awful thing", and said it was another example of the sort of violence that "never ends".



Jakarta governor election results

Indonesia's former minister of education took the lead on Wednesday in the electoral race for the position of Jakarta governor . Early vote tallies from private pollsters due to be released in the afternoon should give an accurate indication of how the candidates have performed although official results will not be announced until early May.