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by | September 10, 2018 | 19:17

The tariffs are meant to punish China for what the Trump administration says are unfair trading practices, including the forced transfer of intellectual property from USA companies trying to get a foothold in the Chinese market. "I would think that we will lose business to the Chinese competitors here in the USA and what I can see is that if our sales go down, there could be layoffs in our company", he said.

by | September 10, 2018 | 17:41

Authorities say police have arrested a man who rammed his vehicle through two glass doors at Lyon's global airport and sped onto the runway. The driver, dressed in dark clothing, then abandoned the auto and fled on foot. Consequently, the intruder sped across the tarmac before being detained, police and judicial sources said. Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes police proceeded to arrest the man but have not yet disclosed what he is being charged with.

by | September 10, 2018 | 16:31

As the Express reported, the tweet also would have ordered the family members of 28,500 troops in South Korea to leave the country. In the eight other presidential administrations Woodward has covered, he said he has "have never heard of people on the staff in the White House engaging in that kind of extreme action".

by | September 10, 2018 | 15:43

WASHINGTON-President Donald Trump said Friday his Justice Department should launch an investigation into what government official penned an anonymous New York Times Op-Edis job. Senior officials in key national security and economic policy roles charged the article's writer with cowardice, disloyalty and action against America's interests in harsh terms that mimicked the president's own words.

by | September 10, 2018 | 14:42

The EU has suggested that if no other way was found to avoid physical border checks between Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland, then the latter should stay aligned with the bloc's trade rules. Conservative lawmaker Tom Tugendhat, a former army officer, said on Twitter that he had seen the aftermath of a suicide bombing in Afghanistan, and "comparing the PM to that isn't amusing".

by | September 10, 2018 | 13:27

The Miami-based center says Florence is gaining strength and is expected to become a major hurricane Monday and keep that status as a powerful and extremely risky storm until Thursday. "We are mobilizing the state's resources to make sure we are prepared, and the people of SC must not hesitate to prepare for the possibility of a hurricane impacting our coast".

by | September 10, 2018 | 12:30

Obama name-checked Trump, saying he is the "symptom, not the cause" of people being fearful of change, and added that in order to change the political climate, Americans need to vote. "Over the past few decades, the politics of division and resentment and paranoia has unfortunately found a home in the Republican Party". Despite previously indicating that he would follow that norm, Obama broke with tradition on September 7 with a speech kicking off his campaign blitz to help Democrats regain ...

by | September 10, 2018 | 11:15

Far-right parties have made big gains throughout Europe in recent years after a refugee crisis sparked by civil war in Syria and continuing conflicts in Afghanistan and parts of Africa. In Sweden, the influx of 163,000 asylum seekers in 2015 has polarized voters, fracturing the political consensus and could give the Sweden Democrats , a party with roots in the white supremacist fringe, a veto over who forms the next government.

by | September 10, 2018 | 10:11

Two British tourists are said to have been injured by a knifeman who went on the rampage in the centre of Paris before locals playing petanque tried to stop him with boules. The officer had no information about the identities of the injured. The suspect was injured during the assault and arrested, according to French media.

by | September 10, 2018 | 08:09

There were also reports of the withdrawal of security forces from the streets of the city. Iran, however, blamed Iraq for failing to protect its embassy and said it expected Baghdad to "identify and punish the attackers quickly", Bahram Qassemi, the spokesman for the ministry, told journalists, according to state media.

by | September 10, 2018 | 06:53

The International Criminal Court ( ICC ) flexed its muscles Thursday with its unprecedented ruling that it had the power to investigate the forced deportation of Rohingya to Bangladesh, even though Myanmar has not signed the statute underpinning the tribunal.

by | September 10, 2018 | 06:52

He says he is interested in cooperating with other parties and wants to tell the head of the party that came in second, the Moderates, "how to govern the country". The Svenska Dagbladet newspaper said the Nordic Resistance Movement members entered voting stations and attempted to take photos of voters, voting slips and journalists.

by | September 10, 2018 | 03:21

They were followed by an op-ed in the New York Times by an unidentified senior administration official who said some of Trump's closest advisers work in secret to confound the president's " more misguided impulses". "I would agree to take it in a heartbeat and would submit to any review the administration wanted to do", he told Wallace. "What I see is a tough leader, a demanding leader, someone who gets all the options on the table", Pence said on Fox News .

by | September 10, 2018 | 01:34

Bob Woodward , a former Washington Post reporter, discusses about the Watergate Hotel burglary and stories for the Post at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California April 18, 2011. Fear , by veteran Washington journalist Bob Woodward , describes a White House in a "nervous breakdown" where staffers are constantly trying to prevent the president from creating new crises.

by | September 09, 2018 | 21:40

Papadopoulos is a pivotal figure in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as the first Trump campaign aide to plead guilty and co-operate with prosecutors (file photo). Mangiante Papadopoulos responded, "I come from a political background myself". George Papadopoulos on if he believes collusion will be demonstrated between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation once the special counsel investigation concludes: "I have no idea".

by | September 09, 2018 | 21:33

Iran had earlier informed and warned the Iraqi officials about the possibility of such an attack, and thus the Arab government is held responsible for any negligence in ensuring the consulate's security, Qassemi noted. State Department condemned the violence against diplomats and called on "all parties, including security forces and protesters, to uphold the right of peaceful protest and to protect diplomats and their facilities".

by | September 09, 2018 | 21:10

US troops are conducting a major live-fire exercise at At Tanf in Syria , US Central Command (CENTCOM) reported Friday, just one day after Russian Federation accused the US-led coalition forces operating in the area of harboring terrorists and threatened to launch strikes in the deconfliction zone.

by | September 09, 2018 | 20:56

With no long-range missiles on display, North Korea has staged a military parade focused on peace and economic development, filled with coloured balloons and flowers to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's founding. With tensions once again on the rise, a parade featuring the very missiles that so unnerved Trump past year, and led to a unsafe volley of insults from both leaders, could be seen as a deliberate provocation.

by | September 09, 2018 | 20:09

The demand came shortly after Trump published a one-word message on Twitter: "TREASON?" "I say, 'Hey, if I don't know somebody'". I mean, this president is tough. Meanwhile, the best that Trump opponents can hope for is that the in-house anti-Trump resistance continues to thwart the 45th president at every opportunity.

by | September 09, 2018 | 18:48

He characterized the writer of the opinion piece as someone "probably who is failing and probably here for all the wrong reasons". A digest of the top political stories from the Globe, sent to your inbox Monday-Friday. Meadows is the chairman of a House subcommittee that oversees the president's executive office and a founder of conservative Freedom Caucus. Terming the op-ed " gutless ", Trump said on Wednesday, "We have somebody in what I call "the failing New York Times " that's ...