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The deal also includes 20-year extension of the 25% US tariff on the pickup trucks as well as doubling of the Korean import cap on the autos that meet the specifications of U.S.to 50,000 per manufacturer per year. The program has been limited to Korean companies. Most U.S. pork products now enter South Korea duty-free, and the tariff on U.S. beef, which has been reduced from 40% to 21.3%, will continue to decline each year until it is eliminated by 2026.
  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will 'put their stamp' on wedding day

    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will 'put their stamp' on wedding day

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    Megan looked stylish in a cream coat, Victoria Beckham jumper and green skirt, paying fashionable tribute to her Irish hosts. " Kate Middleton's dress cost 150,000 pounds". "I expect that Meghan will go to great lengths to keep her wedding dress designer a secret until the moment that she emerges from the bridal vehicle", Katie continued.
  • Why Uber Is Selling Its Southeast Asian Business to a Local Rival

    Why Uber Is Selling Its Southeast Asian Business to a Local Rival

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    The NPC on Tuesday said Uber's merger with Grab would not affect the agency's ongoing probe into a data breach in 2017, which exposed information on drivers and users of Uber. Following reports confirming the Grab buyout of its sole competitor, the chairmen of two vital Senate committees urged caution in the merger of Grab and Uber , prodding regulators to closely watch merger's possible impact on competition policy and consumer welfare.
  • Who poisoned Sergei Skripal? Not Russia, Russians say

    Who poisoned Sergei Skripal? Not Russia, Russians say

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    Britain's accusations that Moscow was behind the poisoning of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal in England "border on banditry", Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov was quoted as saying by RIA news agency on Sunday. UK Prime Minister Theresa May blamed Russian Federation for "unlawful use of force" against her country. Washington has also joined the rank and announced expulsion of as many as 60 Russian diplomats from the country and closure of Seattle embassy.
  • Election Commission to probe how Karnataka election dates were 'leaked'

    Election Commission to probe how Karnataka election dates were 'leaked'

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    Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted: "Now that the BJP IT cell has announced Karnataka elections, time for a sneak preview of our top secret campaign video!" Karnataka, where the Congress and the BJP are set to clash for major sweepstakes ahead of the next year Lok Sabha polls, will vote on May 12 in a single-phased poll to elect its new assembly.
  • Election Commission orders probe into Karnataka poll date leak

    Election Commission orders probe into Karnataka poll date leak

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    Congress' Karnataka social media in-charge, Srivats, too tweeted the day of voting and counting before the EC's announcement. Rawat further informed counting of votes and results will be announced on 15 May. Its spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said that the party has become 'Super Election Commission'. We made it clear to the Election Commission that the dignity, respect, independence and impartiality of the EC is important to us.
  • Trump Trade War - South Korea and USA reach deal on quota

    Trump Trade War - South Korea and USA reach deal on quota

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    South Korea exported 3.62 million tonnes of steel into the United States in 2017, of which about 1.06 million tonnes was comprised of OCTG product and 697,086 tonnes was line pipe. Trump said Friday the two sides were "very close" to a final agreement, adding: "We're going to have a wonderful deal with a wonderful ally". American vehicle brands accounted for 6.8 percent of all imported cars sold in South Korea as of February, falling far behind European brands, with 77.8 percent, and ...
  • McConnell to introduce bill legalizing hemp

    McConnell to introduce bill legalizing hemp

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    U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he tends to focus on congressional decisions more than comments coming out of the White House. Hemp has always been on the list of controlled substances because it's from the same plant species as marijuana, even though hemp has a negligible amount of THC.
  • Suspicious packages sent to military bases in DC area, US

    Suspicious packages sent to military bases in DC area, US

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    Suspicious packages were sent to the FBI, CIA, Fort Belvoir, Fort McNair and a Naval Support Facility in Dahlgren, Virginia. The package tested positive for black powder, which can be used to make explosives, according to Fort McNair. Further details about the package intended for the Central Intelligence Agency were not provided. It is not yet clear if the packages are all linked to one another.
  • Rahul Gandhi attacks JD(S) to check split in Muslim, minority votes

    Rahul Gandhi attacks JD(S) to check split in Muslim, minority votes

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    The Congress will win 126 seats this election, claimed the agency. "The move of the party National President H D Devegowda and State President H D Kumaraswamy is most confusing and there is need for a clarification from them", he added. With two days to go for elections to fill four vacancies in the Rajya Sabha, Justice Raghavendra Chauhan of the high court on Wednesday issued a notice to Speaker KB Koliwad while hearing a petition filed by two JD (S) legislators, seeking directions for ...
  • Two men charged with fatally stabbing Holocaust survivor

    Two men charged with fatally stabbing Holocaust survivor

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    She had been stabbed multiple times and her flat set alight. Although their names have not been released, French authorities do say they have two suspects in custody, ages 22 and 29. Jewish groups had reacted angrily to the investigators' delay in declaring that killing an anti-Semitic act. Traore, who is of Malian descent, allegedly recited verses from the Koran while beating Ms Halimi before throwing her out of a third-floor window and shouting: "I've killed the Shaitan [devil in ...
  • Russia's Putin declared victor in presidential vote

    Russia's Putin declared victor in presidential vote

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    Trump believes they are wrong as getting along with Russian Federation (and others) is a good thing. "So resign. Do the right and honorable thing if you believe your conscience is compelled to do so and resign your position". Asked why Trump was "always so nice to you", Putin said that "this is not about being nice to me personally, in my view". But the controversy was compounded as it emerged the president's prepared notes for the call had specifically warned him "DO NOT CONGRATULATE" - ...
  • Kenyans celebrate Palm Sunday ahead of Easter holidays

    Kenyans celebrate Palm Sunday ahead of Easter holidays

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    About a week before his resurrection, Jesus Christ rode a donkey into Jerusalem, and the celebrating people there laid down small branches of trees in front of him, according to the Gospels. Here's everything you should know about Palm Sunday as the Holy Week in the Christian liturgical calendar. During the Palm Sunday service in Labasa, ANCF youth member Nina Turagavou shared the importance of hope in the Lord and being humble.
  • United States proposes ban on bump stocks

    United States proposes ban on bump stocks

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    Previously an obscure gun accessory, bump stocks became infamous after the device was linked to the Las Vegas concert massacre on October 1. Donald Trump shared on Friday that the Justice Department is finally taking steps towards banning bump stocks, attachments that turn semi-automatic weapons into automatic ones.
  • Five dead, 30 wounded in Siberia shopping mall fire

    Five dead, 30 wounded in Siberia shopping mall fire

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    The youngsters died from gas poisoning after the blaze broke out at the Winter Cherry shopping centre, according to reports. Kemerovo, a coalmining centre in Siberia, is located about 3600km east of Moscow. "We've got 288 emergency personnel working on site, 62 fire units and an airborne group", he added. Deputy governor of the Kemerovo region, Vladimir Chernov, said 13 bodies had been found in one of the movie halls.
  • Trump reverses threat to shut down United States government

    Trump reverses threat to shut down United States government

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    Trump cited misgivings about its contents, but said he agreed to sign the bill to deliver a boost in defense spending - repeatedly casting the decision as one in which he had "no choice". "I think the stock market's going to be great". "Most importantly, got $700 Billion to rebuild our Military, $716 Billion next year. most ever", he wrote , taking a shot at the opposition party: "Had to waste money on Dem giveaways in order to take care of military pay increase and new equipment".
  • White House 'praises' gun violence rally, but no word from Trump

    White House 'praises' gun violence rally, but no word from Trump

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    Students at that school have publicly pushed for law changes such as restricting who has access to military-grade guns. "Our goal is that this march leads to action taken from within our government", he said . "We are going to make a difference". "I was born in 1999, so I was born when Columbine happened", Reese said. "We no longer want schools to be the new American battleground".
  • India sends note-verbale to Pak on harassment of diplomats Islamabad

    India sends note-verbale to Pak on harassment of diplomats Islamabad

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    Sohail Mahmood , Pakistan's High Commissioner to India has returned to New Delhi on Thursday after Indian authorities partially addressed Pakistan's concerns about harassment of its diplomats and their families . On this day in 1956, Pakistan became the world's first Islamic republic. "Our endeavours to fight the scourge of terrorism continue to move apace, as reflected in the success of operations Zarb-i-Azb and Raddul Fasaad".