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Names of people could be removed if, "the posting of which would implicate personal privacy or law enforcement concerns or threaten national security". Former President Barack Obama did not pledge to release these records until eight months into his presidency. That meant the records provided an incomplete account of who passed through the White House gates.
  • Memphians Flock To Church For Good Friday Service

    Memphians Flock To Church For Good Friday Service

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    Though most of the churches were celebrating Easter mass at midnight earlier, hardly a few celebrate it at midnight since a decade. Dr Charles Arand of Concordia Theology said: "Christ's resurrection makes it clear, though, that death does not have the final word".
  • Trump administration imposes tariff on Canadian lumber

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    PulteGroup (PHM) slipped by 4.9%, Toll Brothers (TOL) lost 2.0%, Lennar (LEN) dropped 1.9%, D.R. Horton (DHI) fell 2.3% and NVR ( NVR ) fell 1.2% in morning trading on Tuesday. Piles of softwood lumber destined for export are stacked at a Canadian lumberyard in Richmond, British Columbia. "As we continue to fight for fair trade practices with our USA neighbours, Jim will be a real asset to Ontario at the negotiation table", said provincial natural resources and forestry minister ...
  • France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

    France honors police officer killed in Champs-Elysees attack

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    Prosecutors said a note defending ISIS fell out of his pocket, although there was no previous evidence of radicalization. Fillon also seized on the attack, which was claimed by Islamic State, saying the fight against "Islamist totalitarianism" should be the priority of the next president.
  • Japanese Ships Join US Carrier En Route to Korean Peninsula

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    The official said the briefing would be led by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, the country's acting leader in place of ousted President Park Geun-hye, who has been arrested over corruption allegations, has instructed his military to strengthen its "immediate response posture" in case the North does ...
  • Local man believed to be 'coward' gunman in Paris attack

    Local man believed to be 'coward' gunman in Paris attack

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    Polls suggest far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron , an independent centrist and former economy minister, were in the lead. ISIS swiftly claimed the attack was carried out by one of its "fighters". That, along with an unusually quick claim of responsibility by the Islamic State group were the only signs that he had entered the world of Islamic extremists, Molins said.
  • Leafs had a season to remember

    Leafs had a season to remember

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    Fortunately for them, Ovechkin returned to the game but it's been pointed out by a few people in the media that, during the second period, he seemed more intent on going after Kadri than anything else. "We worked hard for it, we worked all year and all summer to get back into this position so we're all excited and we just can't wait to get started".
  • C$ hurt by softwood lumber duties, shares up

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    He said the Commerce Department "determined a need" because of unfair Canadian subsidies to the lumber industry to impose "countervailing duties of roughly one billion dollars". USA lumber producers, who are mostly based in the Northwest, have long complained that Canada unfairly subsidizes its lumber by selling wood from government land at low rates to Canadian lumber producers, leading to a loss of jobs in the United States.
  • GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite deficit

    GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite deficit

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    Mnuchin has said repeatedly that a top priority of Trump's tax plan will be tax relief for the middle class. Small businesses, which include a lot of pass-throughs, worry that Congress will reduce their tax breaks to pay for lower corporate tax rates, but won't lower the top rate for pass through owners and shareholders much, if at all.
  • USA puts 20% duty on B.C. lumber exports

    USA puts 20% duty on B.C. lumber exports

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    When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited Trump In February, Trump said he only expected to be "tweaking" the US-Canada trade relationship, one of the biggest in the world. The U.S. contends that the prices charged by Canadian federal and provincial governments for harvesting timber on public land are below market rates, amounting to a subsidy that puts U.S.
  • Negotiators make progress on bill to keep government open

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    Trump removed a crucial sticking point when he said on Monday evening that he may wait until Republicans begin drafting the budget blueprint for the fiscal year that starts on October 1 to seek funds for the wall. "Evil can only thrive in darkness, and what you have brought us today is so much more powerful than evil", he added. "I'm optimistic. I don't think anybody wants a shutdown", Sen.