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The TPP ministers met on the sidelines of a gathering of trade ministers from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ( APEC ) forum in preparation for their November summit. Labor hit back at Mr Ciobo's attack, and shadow trade spokesman Mr Clare said: "The TPP signed in New Zealand a year ago is dead". When asked about the disagreements over the language, Lighthizer said that USA steps to create free and fair trade were being confused with protectionism.
  • Tornado hits Barron County trailer park

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    A powerful storm and tornado that struck Barron County Tuesday evening has claimed at least one life as well as leveling about 40 mobile homes at a mobile home park near Chetek. Officials are still conducting a search of the area, with Fitzgerald telling the Leader Telegram: "It's a mess". At least one child is among the injured.
  • Gunman revealed in shooting of six-year-old

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    Martin Archie carries a grief stricken Ebony Archie , mother to Kingston Frazier, down a case of stairs after learning her young son was found dead after being kidnapped during the theft of his mother's vehicle. As Kingston's father David Archie rushed towards gathered TV crews and journalists after an officer said: "It's never a good day when something like this happens, our hearts go out to the family".
  • Trump uses Israel visit to champion 'ultimate deal' for peace

    Trump uses Israel visit to champion 'ultimate deal' for peace

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    In many cases, we look at what he was reacting to and whether what he said was accurate. The president reinforced the message when he went on to have a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . US First Lady Melania also left notes at the other side of the Western Wall. Barack Obama visited the wall in 2008, but as a candidate during the presidential campaign.
  • DC bar sells 'Pill Cosby' drinks with shocking ingredients

    DC bar sells 'Pill Cosby' drinks with shocking ingredients

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    A Washington D.C. restaurant is facing backlash after their new drink, the 'Pill Cosby, ' went viral, leading to its removal from their menu. Five jurors were selected for Cosby's trial in Pennsylvania on Monday, out of a jury pool where one in three said they or someone close to them had been sexually assaulted.
  • The NCAA Won't Do Squat About The Texas Bathroom Bill

    The NCAA Won't Do Squat About The Texas Bathroom Bill

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    But now that the bill is set to pass the House, the only thing that could stop it is if Patrick decides the compromise isn't harsh enough, Mark Jones, a political scientist at Rice University in Houston , told HuffPost. "I believe this amendment will allow us to avoid the severely negative impact of Senate Bill 6 ". "It is unconscionable that a bill would prioritize discrimination over the best interest of kids in the child welfare system, but Texas lawmakers have done just that", said ...
  • Children among 22 dead as terrorist targets Manchester pop concert

    Children among 22 dead as terrorist targets Manchester pop concert

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    Police said six hospitals were treating patients after the explosion tore through the box office area of Manchester Arena around 10:33 p.m., right in the heart of the city. The official account for the O2 warned fans that the concert may not go ahead, tweeting: "Along with everyone else, we are shocked and saddened by the bad tragedy in Manchester".
  • Trump tells Arab leaders to step up in fight over Islamist extremism

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    Norm Eisen, former ethics official for the Obama Administration and a regular critic of the Trump family's conflicts of interest, noted in an email to NPR, "In my view foreign government donations to a fund run by a reputable worldwide organization like the World Bank for a good cause are generally acceptable".
  • Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

    Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

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    A broad bill requiring transgender individuals to use the restroom of their birth-certificate gender passed the Senate but stalled in the House. That's why the final victims of this months-long debate are not local businesses , or athletic events, or the tourism industry - or even, for that matter, transgender adults.
  • West Norfolk reacts to the Manchester Arena attack

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    Police cars, bomb-disposal units and 60 ambulances raced to the scene as the scale of the carnage became clear. At 10:51 p.m. ET Grande sent a tweet saying, "broken. The Westoe mum said: "We were walking towards the exit and we heard the bang, the whole building shook". Manchester is located about 200 miles northwest of London.
  • Trump in Bethlehem to meet Palestinian president

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    The president rekindled the eternal flame, and he and first lady Melania Trump laid a wreath of red and white flowers on a stone slab. The two sections are separated by a barrier. He agreed with Netanyahu that unprecedented opportunities for peace existed because Israel could unite with Arab countries against Iran. US presidents have visited Israel and called the country an important ally over the years, so Trump's policy positions are worth noting, especially as they evolve.
  • The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Position Reduced by Atlas Brown Inc

    The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Position Reduced by Atlas Brown Inc

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    More important recent The Coca-Cola Co (NYSE:KO) news were published by: Foodbusinessnews.net which released: "Coca-Cola exec retires, sparking leadership shuffle" on May 17, 2017, also Bloomberg.com published article titled: "Coca-Cola Renews Push to Slim Operations Under Incoming CEO", Reuters.com published: "Mexico's Coca-Cola Femsa ditches plans to buy United States operations" on May 16, 2017.