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Trump, Walker discuss Wisconsin dairy dispute

Trump, Walker discuss Wisconsin dairy dispute

Gov. Scott Walker, who on Tuesday also weighed in on the worldwide trade tension at the root of the crisis, announced that the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority will temporarily loosen the rules on a revolving capital loan program for dairy farmers and milk processors.



Hawaii Lawmakers Fire Back at Sessions for 'Island in the Pacific' Comment

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks in front of a portrait of former U.S. President Andrew Jackson after being sworn-in in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington , U.S., February 9, 2017. Watson, who last month blocked Trump's revised travel ban just before it was to go into effect. Schatz chided Sessions more on Twitter by telling him the island where Watson made the ruling is named Oahu.


Mattis: 'No doubt' Syrian regime has chemical weapons

Mattis: 'No doubt' Syrian regime has chemical weapons

Israel was also among the first countries to salute Trump for a recent United States strike on a Syrian airbase over an alleged chemical attack on a rebel-held town. After the regular criticism of Obama's policy on Iran and on the peace process with the Palestinians, Netanyahu and other politicians in his right-wing government have largely been deferential to the Trump administration despite the mixed messages from the president and US officials on policy.


Pakistan defeat West Indies by seven-wickets in first Test at Jamaica

Pakistan defeat West Indies by seven-wickets in first Test at Jamaica

Pakistan cricketers have moved up in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings after displaying wonderful cricket in first West Indies Test. Taylor was among the leading wicket-takers in the Regional Super50 earlier this year with 16 wickets, including a five-wicket haul against Guyana Jaguars at Kensington Oval, Barbados.



Macron and Le Pen neck-and-neck ahead of vote

Fillon, who was plagued by scandal during the first round campaign, ran on similar issues as Le Pen, promising to be tougher on crime and radical Islam. A separate daily Opinionway poll showed on Monday that Macron was tied with Le Pen in the first round of voting at 22 percent, with Fillon at their heals on 21 percent followed by Melenchon on 18 percent.


3 things to take note of in the United Kingdom snap election

3 things to take note of in the United Kingdom snap election

Speaking after a meeting with the prime minister in Downing Street, Antonio Tajani insisted that her triggering of the departure process last month could be reversed easily by the remaining European Union members if there was a change of United Kingdom government after the general election, and that it would not even require a court case.