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USA duties on softwood lumber imports 'baseless and unfounded'

USA duties on softwood lumber imports 'baseless and unfounded'

The Trump administration is taking retaliatory action against Canada over a trade dispute, moving to impose a 20% tariff on softwood lumber that is typically used to build single-family homes. The Can...

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LVMH, Arnault to simplify Christian Dior business structure

LVMH, Arnault to simplify Christian Dior business structure

The plan will allow the French luxury conglomerate LVMH Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy SE to take control of Christian Dior Couture, Christian Dior's operating subsidiary. The initial cash-and-Hermes...

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Ontario unveils new measures to cool housing market

Ontario's Fair Housing Plan includes an additional 12 measures, such as introducing a targeted $125-million, five-year program to encourage the construction of new purpose-built rental apartment buil...

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Pete King Border Wall Not Racist or Bigoted

As Politifact explains , the report said that in 2011, $4.2 billion in child tax credits was paid to people filing income taxes using an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) instead of a ...

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SC to decide validity of law linking Aadhaar with Pan card

SC to decide validity of law linking Aadhaar with Pan card

Sikri and Ashok Bhushan told attorney-general Mukul Rohatgi during a brief hearing. To this, the bench observed "is this the remedy that you need to have Aadhaar for having PAN?" Arvind Datar, s...

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Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization

Leaders of IMF and World Bank defend globalization

Japan's Aso praised Mnuchin as having a better grasp of free trade than his predecessor Jacob Lew, whom he described as more expert on budgetary matters. Mnuchin suggested that the tax plan would not ...

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Russian Bombers Fly Near Alaska in Fourth Incident in Four Days

Russian Bombers Fly Near Alaska in Fourth Incident in Four Days

US aircraft intercepted two of the three patrols. Russian flyovers near foreign airspace have become a commonplace occurrence for US allies in parts of Eastern Europe since the start of conflict in...

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Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

Global finance leaders grapple with globalization fears

A communique from the IMF's steering committee on Saturday dropped an anti-protectionism pledge, adopting language that the Trump administration sought last month in Germany as it develops its strateg...

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21st Century stock rises after O'Reilly firing

A day after Bill O'Reilly was sacked from Fox News , former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) dished out some advice to women facing workplace harassment during an interview Thursday with CNN's Jake T...

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Macquarie Reaffirms Neutral Rating for eBay Inc (EBAY)

Macquarie Reaffirms Neutral Rating for eBay Inc (EBAY)

Net income jumped to $1.04bn, or 94 cents per share, from $482m, or 41 cents per share. The increased marketing and product development costs led to a 10.5% increase in operating expenses in the quart...

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Ontario homebuyers to provide more info on citizenship, residency

Ontario homebuyers to provide more info on citizenship, residency

The Vancouver foreign-buyer tax "had a noticeable moderating effect on prices", said Robert Hogue, economist at Royal Bank of Canada. The province promises to introduce legislation that would enable...

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Volkswagen fined $2.8bn in USA diesel emission scandal

Volkswagen fined $2.8bn in USA diesel emission scandal

Judge Sean Cox is holding a hearing Friday morning in federal court in Detroit . "I just can't believe VW is in the situation it finds itself in today."As well as accepting the agreement reached betw...

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Scott Pruitt to East Chicago Residents: Chicago EPA Office Not Closing

The EPA's objective is to come in and make sure people's health is protected, and that their land and health are secure in the long run, Pruitt said. Officials say two dozen families remain at the 4...

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North Korea: Trump's airstrikes in Syria justify its nuclear weapons program

North Korea: Trump's airstrikes in Syria justify its nuclear weapons program

The summit was also watched closely as to whether the U.S. stands up to China for bullying South Korea for hosting the U.S. THAAD missile defense system created to defend better against ever-growing m...

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Nikki Haley Now Says Removing Assad From Power Is A US Priority

The strikes also prompted a backlash from Russian Federation. Near the central city of Homs, a bomb exploded aboard a bus carrying workers, killing a woman and wounding more than 20, according to st...

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French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

The newspapers Le Monde and Le Figaro, quoting unnamed sources close to the investigation, said that the front page in the video showed a photograph of conservative candidate Francois Fillon, arousi...

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Advocates call for more salary transparency on Equal Pay Day

Over fifty years after the passage of the Equal Pay Act, women continue to earn about eighty percent as much money as men. "She would have 85 more weeks of food for her family, or 9.6 more months of...

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So what that Alonso is racing the Indy 500?

Later, when told by McLaren it was considering a strategy switch to "Plan B", he replied simply: "Do whatever you want, man". But after retiring at the season-opening race in Australia and then in C...

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New England Patriots working over 'poorly run' Buffalo Bills, says Colin Cowherd

General manager Doug Whaley has five days to match the Patriots' offer. If they decline, the Patriots will keep Gillislee and surrender a fifth-round pick to the Bills in next week's draft. Hogan had ...

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NYC Will Require Uber App To Allow Tipping (Eventually)

NYC Will Require Uber App To Allow Tipping (Eventually)

New York's Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) unveiled a proposal Monday requiring auto services that take only credit cards for payment to let customers add a gratuity. Rival services such as Lyft...

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Final Four: Things to know

Final Four: Things to know

With the loss, the No. 7 seed Gamecocks Cinderella story ends. UPDATE: The battle of Final Four newcomers might not be all that pretty to watch for those seeking fluid basketball. SC still has a c...

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US, Mexico and Canada Announce 2026 World Cup Bid

At the minute, the plan is the U.S. will host 60 games and 10 games each will be played in Mexico and Canada. "The president of the United States is fully supportive". Some reports have suggested th...

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United Airlines Spent Millions Telling Congress to Keep Your Air Travel Terrible

United Airlines Spent Millions Telling Congress to Keep Your Air Travel Terrible

What if you don't want to give up your seat? Perhaps they would lead airlines to reduce overbooking - a change that would be beneficial for some passengers but harmful for others (who get reservation...

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Highly Traded Stock: BHP Billiton plc (BBL)

Ellliott claims to hold 4.1 per cent of BHP's UK-listed stock and rights for another 0.4 per cent of the Sydney-listed BHP Billiton shares. During the previous year BHP Billiton PLC's shares hav...

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Nobody believes Rice's explanation for unmasking

Nobody believes Rice's explanation for unmasking

Rice's supposed unmasking requests appeared to be "normal and appropriate" inquiries for a senior government official to make, another congressional source told CNN . persons mentioned in intelligenc...

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