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USA -backed rebels groups have long pleaded for more US intervention and complained that Washington has only fought the Islamic State group. McMaster said Russian leaders were supporting "a murderous regime" and their actions would dictate the future of U.S.
  • U.S. Job Growth Slows Much More Than Expected In March

    U.S. Job Growth Slows Much More Than Expected In March

    Economy

    The number of jobs created in February was revised down from 235,000 to 219,000, while the figure for January was revised down from 238,000 to 216,000. Average hourly earnings are still on the rise, increasing 5 cents in March to $26.14, according to the report. The number of workers unemployed in OH in February was 294,000, up 7,000 from 287,000 in January.
  • Canadian envoy downplaying talk of potential trade rift with the US

    Economy

    Bernier calls supply management a cartel, a phrase his competitor Erin O'Toole says turns farming families into nothing more than political props. "We have a really good system", Debbie said. The $101 million plant opened in 2014, the product of an investment by 21 local dairy farmers. Additionally, none of the 38,563 retail-ready milk products sampled tested positive for drug residues.
  • Trump's tough talk on Canadian dairy producers 'scapegoating,' farmer says

    Economy

    Canada imposed import taxes on ultra-filtered milk, a protein liquid concentrate used to make cheese. A big part of their problem, says von Massow, was that Canada was being flooded with duty-free American ultra-filtered milk because it was invented after the North American Free Trade Agreement, and therefore wasn't subject to duties.
  • Buffalo Wild Wings Activist Marcato Calls for CEO to Leave

    Buffalo Wild Wings Activist Marcato Calls for CEO to Leave

    Economy

    Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eighteen have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The correct version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.thecerbatgem.com/2017/04/16/buffalo-wild-wings-bwld-receives-hold-rating-from-bmo-capital-markets-updated.html.
  • USA protesters say 'we care' as they demand Trump release tax returns

    USA protesters say 'we care' as they demand Trump release tax returns

    Economy

    From there, at 9:07 a.m., Trump dove into a subject near and dear to his heart: His electoral college win. Tens of thousands of people have marched in dozens of USA cities to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns and to dispute his claim that the public doesn't care about the issue.
  • UK defence minister says Russia responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths

    Economy

    Writing in the Sunday Times , Sir Michael praised US President Trump for authorising a missile strike on a Syrian airbase in retaliation for chemical weapons attack on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun on Tuesday. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, the no. 2 Republican in the Senate, praised Trump's initial missile strike for sending a message to Assad, Russia, Iran and North Korea that "there's a new administration in charge".
  • U.S. considers restoring North Korea to terror sponsor list

    U.S. considers restoring North Korea to terror sponsor list

    Economy

    It comes just one day after Tillerson, as part of President Donald Trump's hardline stance against North Korea, said the U.S. is exploring ways to put pressure on Pyongyang. The end of North Korea's designation as a state sponsor of terrorism was the result of six-party talks among Russian Federation, the US, Japan, China and the two Koreas to end Pyongyang's military nuclear programs.
  • Sitting Kevin Durant the right move for the Warriors

    Economy

    While the Warriors struggled initially with Durant sidelined, they also produced a 14-game winning streak and locked up the NBA's best record for a third straight year. Charles Barkley is particularly stubborn, as he still thinks the Warriors aren't a good defensive team (Golden State has ranked in the top five in defensive efficiency for four straight seasons).
  • Strong start to 2017 bodes well for Canada, International Monetary Fund says

    Strong start to 2017 bodes well for Canada, International Monetary Fund says

    Economy

    The IMF now projects Hungary's unemployment rate to fall to 4.4% this year after a larger than foreseen fall to 4.9% last year. "If that doesn't materialize as expected, we would have to revise", said Maurice Obstfeld , the IMF's chief economist during a press briefing, noting that "fiscal stimulus as of now is a work in progress" with "many components being debated".
  • United chief met Chinese officials over dragged passenger

    Economy

    The airline is reviewing policies around handling oversold flights to prevent similar incidents, including talking to some passengers and employees about how the airline can take a more "commonsense approach", Munoz said. United president Scott Kirby said the airline has "had a lot of communication with our corporate customers" since the April 9 flight 3411 incident and ensuing public relations fallout.