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The agriculture community has responded to word that the NAFTA might be ending and this will play out. "Mexico is now the largest maize export market in Nebraska", says the Chief Executive Officer of the Nebraska Corn Board. In 2016, US corn exports to Mexico totaled 13.3 million tonnes (523.5 million bushels) of corn, valued at $2.5 billion. "Don't take for granted our business".
  • Threat coming from North Korea entering new stage: Abe

    Threat coming from North Korea entering new stage: Abe

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    The North has vowed to develop a missile mounted with a nuclear warhead that can strike the mainland United States, saying the programme is necessary to counter USA aggression. "Having a missile test is not the way to sit down with the president, because he's absolutely not going to do it", she told ABC. He said China and Russian Federation could then seize the opportunity to enter the region and intervene at the northern border area of North Korea to gain some influence.
  • Chaffetz wants Comey to testify next week

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    When news broke that the president had divulged highly classified details of anti-terrorism methods to top Russian diplomats, Republican U.S. Sen. "We are witnessing an obstruction of justice case unfolding in real time ", said Sen. McCabe told the Senate last week that there was no instance of White House interference into the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Flynn, who resigned after information surfaced that he lied to administration officials about his ties to Russian officials.
  • Can we get 'big money' out of BC politics?

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    But all of it may be a moot point with more than 170,000 absentee ballots that won't even be counted until May 22, some of the razor-thin ridings may flip entirely, delivering one party or another a majority of seats in the legislature. "British Columbians voted today to get big money out of politics". Liberal cabinet ministers who were defeated Tuesday included Peter Fassbender in Surrey-Fleetwood, Suzanne Anton in Vancouver-Fraserview, Amrik Virk in Surrey-Guildford and Naomi Yamamoto ...
  • Trump promises quick nomination of new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

    Trump promises quick nomination of new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

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    And they're not wasting time . "Could certainly delay the access we need for individuals to be interviewed while we wait for a permanent director of the FBI", Senator Burr said. He was appointed by Federation Internationale de Football Association in 2012 to investigate World Cup bidding contests. The FBI Agents Association has endorsed former Republican congressman Mike Rogers, an ex-FBI agent and former chair of the House intelligence committee who had collegial relationships with his ...
  • K govt to benefit from GST, will seek its passage in a

    K govt to benefit from GST, will seek its passage in a

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    Officials said that basic services which are at present exempt from service tax would be kept out of the GST as the Centre does not want to give any shock to people in the first year of GST rollout. The powerful Goods and Services Tax or GST Council is meeting in Srinagar today to finalise tax rates for different commodities and services ahead of the launch of the mega tax reform on July 1.
  • Senate Intelligence Committee requests Comey memos

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    Two Comey associates told NPR that the former Federal Bureau of Investigation leader is confident in his assessments and willing to tell lawmakers and the public why he conducted himself the way he did. Despite his staff's initial public argument that the president had fired FBI Director James Comey for having lost the confidence of the president and country (largely due to his handling of the Hillary Clinton e-mail story), it quickly became clear the real issues were very different, and much ...
  • Senate committee wants Comey to testify

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    The FBI investigation into the Russian impact on the 2016 election must continue. A second Comey associate told NPR that Comey wrote notes for his files after several conversations with Trump. The letter came after the Senate Intelligence Committee made a similar request for Comey's memos. Democrats immediately pounced on The Times' report and called on their GOP colleagues to push for the truth from the White House.
  • Will Republicans' health care plan bring political fallout?

    Will Republicans' health care plan bring political fallout?

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    People with pre-existing conditions who could be priced out of coverage under the GOP legislation could ultimately get insurance through high-risk pools for the medically uninsurable. With waivers, insurers could charge people with pre-existing illnesses far higher rates than healthy customers, boost prices for older people to whatever they wish, and ignore a mandate that they cover specified services like pregnancy care.
  • Chelsea Manning: Wikileaks source celebrates 'first steps of freedom'

    Chelsea Manning: Wikileaks source celebrates 'first steps of freedom'

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    Chelsea Manning was released from prison on Wednesday. "First steps of freedom!" Chelsea Manning, formerly known as a male officer called Bradley Manning, was arrested in 2010 after leaking 700,000 military files including a battlefield video and diplomatic cables to WikiLeaks, the largest leak of classified data in USA history.
  • Japan's Princess Mako to give up royal status for love

    Japan's Princess Mako to give up royal status for love

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    Still, asked if he had spoken with the princess after the news emerged, Komuro - a graduate school student also working at a law firm - said: "I talked to her on the phone this morning". AP said the couple would also make a formal report to the emperor and empress. The Japanese imperial law has a male-only succession, which means only male heirs are allowed to inherit the throne.