• Trump considering order to withdraw from NAFTA

    Trump considering order to withdraw from NAFTA

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    A draft executive order that would withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement is under consideration, a senior administration official said on Wednesday, confirming an earlier report from Politico . A week ago, the USA president called Nafta a "disaster". It comes days after the USA imposed a new tariff on softwood lumber coming from Canada. A previous version of this story was corrected to fix the name of Politico .
  • Missing Teen Found Across the Country With Teacher a Month After Disappearing

    Missing Teen Found Across the Country With Teacher a Month After Disappearing

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    Tad Cummins , 50, is headed to Sacramento and his court hearing is expected Monday, according NBC News correspondent Joe Fryer . Whatley, the attorney for the girl's family, said her immediate future wasn't clear. However after his arrest, he was charged with transportation of a minor across state lines to have sexual intercourse - a federal crime. As Amber Alerts went up across the country, Cummins and Thomas were not heard from for two solid weeks.
  • Le Pen's father says campaign was too laid back

    Le Pen's father says campaign was too laid back

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    French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen on Monday attacked her centrist rival Emmanuel Macron over his allegedly poor credentials in combating terrorism and curbing extremism at home. That, say analysts, is what influenced large numbers of people, including some of the middle and upper class residents of Paris , to vote for candidates of the extreme.
  • Judge cites Trump's words in blocking 'sanctuary city' order

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    The injunction will stay in place while the lawsuits work their way through court. He rejected the administration's argument that the executive order applies only to a relatively small pot of money. The Ninth Circuit denied an emergency appeal from the Department of Justice in February to restore Trump's travel order temporarily barring entry to the United States by citizens from several mainly Muslim countries and by all refugees.
  • Starbucks Reserve Roastery takes over Mag Mile Crate & Barrel

    Starbucks Reserve Roastery takes over Mag Mile Crate & Barrel

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    The success of the Seattle Roastery, which opened in late 2014, demonstrated to Starbucks the potential for more upscale locations and provided a blueprint for the other Roasteries in the works around the world. Known for his artisan breads created from traditional family recipes, Princi's handcrafted food pairs perfectly with Reserve coffee, elevating every daypart - breakfast, lunch and dinner - in all Starbucks Roasteries.
  • Donald Trump tax plan billed as 'largest tax reform' in US history

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    The call by the White House for a 15 per cent corporate tax is likely to be the opening gambit in a complex negotiation process likely to lead to a higher tax rate. Echoing the White House, Republicans on Capitol Hill argued that tax cuts would spur economic growth, reducing or even eliminating any drop in tax revenue.
  • Ivanka Trump defends father, brushes aside groans in Berlin

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    She was accompanied by U.S. Embassy personnel and a strong police guard to keep curious tourists and others at a distance. But Ivanka said that although she had "heard the criticism from the media and that has been perpetuated", she did not recognise her father in the description and nor would the "thousands" of women he had employed over the years.
  • From the European Union to Trump, the world reacts to French vote

    From the European Union to Trump, the world reacts to French vote

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    Macron - the most pro-EU candidate on the ballot - won 24% of first round votes, beating far right, anti-EU candidate Marine Le Pen by more than 2%. Polls say Macron is set to win the presidency with about 60 percent or more of the second round vote. French Chief Rabbi Haim Korsia accused Le Pen of "fomenting hatred and war between the government and religions, as well as interreligious animosity" with her statement .
  • North Korea holds military exercise as US nuclear sub reaches South Korea

    North Korea holds military exercise as US nuclear sub reaches South Korea

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    Tensions with North Korea continued to escalate as the communist state conducted artillery drills today (April 25) while a USA submarine armed with cruise missiles docked at a South Korean base. In Tokyo , meanwhile, chief negotiators from the U.S., Japan and South Korea also gathered to coordinate their policies on Pyongyang , with Washington pressing for further sanctions against the communist country.
  • GOP budget hawks open to Trump tax plan despite debt

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    The president already put out broad outlines for tax reform at least twice on the campaign trail. But the administration has signaled in the past that it plans to limit or eliminate some tax breaks to help pay for lowering rates. White House press secretary Sean Spicer sounded an optimistic note about the prospects for a deal, "We feel very confident that they understand the president's priorities and that we'll come to an agreement by the end of Friday".