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Angelique Kerber, Caroline Wozniacki Congratulate Mother-To-Be Serena Williams

Any return would not be until well past her 36th birthday, which is bound to raise the question about whether a truly great career is at an end. Court, the woman she's chasing in terms of Grand Slam titles, also won her final three titles in 1973 after giving birth to her son Danny a year earlier.



Dairy trade dispute with Canada a 'disgrace' caused by NAFTA

Trump denounced the North American Free Trade Agreement as a "disaster" and said he wants Canada to move on three particular industries - dairy farming, lumber and energy. The trade dispute began a year ago when Canada made a decision to impose import taxes on ultra-filtered milk, a liquid concentrate used to make cheese.


Dairy, lumber additions to NAFTA? Trump administration signals that's the goal

Dairy, lumber additions to NAFTA? Trump administration signals that's the goal

Mr Trump's Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the U.S. will slap retroactive tariffs of up to 24 per cent on subsidised softwood lumber sold by its northern neighbour into the United States. That gives Trump a good deal of leverage. As a builder, they perhaps reasoned, Trump might be more sympathetic to anything that would limit the price of lumber.



Lumber industry welcomes tariffs on Canadian lumber

The United States said Monday that it will impose preliminary anti-subsidy duties averaging 20 percent on Canadian softwood lumber, a move that affects $5.66 billion worth of imports. "We will only accept an agreement with the United States that is good and fair for B.C. workers". In a way, the tensions between the countries are surprising.



Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

Orrick, a U.S. District Judge, issued the temporary ruling on Tuesday in a lawsuit over the executive order targeting so-called sanctuary cities, according to reports. Orrick does not sit on the USA 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. The judge rejected the administration's argument that the executive order applies only to a relatively small pot of money and said President Donald Trump can not set new conditions on spending approved by Congress.


Sudan accuses South Sudan president of meeting rebels

Sudan accuses South Sudan president of meeting rebels

The organization said it has also documented numerous cases of arbitrary detentions, abuse and torture by military and national security members in South Sudan . In late March, Sudan opened a humanitarian corridor for delivering food assistance to thousands of South Sudanese suffering from starvation in Unity State and Bahr El Ghazal.