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Trump's actions will increase emissions. Is that really what we want?

Beijing's demand comes as USA president signs order to review existing climate regulations. "The rest of the world is moving to a low-carbon future, and we are not going to turn that ship around", Peterman says. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said Beijing is committed to the Paris climate agreement. Here are their thoughts. "The Trump administration has instead attacked former President Obama's climate action plan, vowed to make coal competitive and put fossil fuel-based economy on the ...

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Struggling Netherlands Fall To Bulgaria

Within the first 20 minutes, de Ligt made two errors, and Spas Delev capitalized, giving Bulgaria a 2-0 win that dropped the Oranje into fourth place in its group, six points behind France, four behind Sweden and three behind Bulgaria .

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Saskatchewan Premier invites oil and gas companies to relocate, Alberta takes offence

According to reports, Wall has mailed the business houses offering them subsidized relocation costs, taxes and royalties as well as help them find space in unused government buildings. He conceded such a decision would come as a "shock" to his Calgary head office staff of 105. Cross-boundary political sniping between Alberta Premier Rachel Notley and Saskatchewan's Brad Wall has escalated over Wall's attempt to poach oil and gas firms.

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Trump Forgets To Sign Executive Orders On Trade

Ross said the report will form the basis of future decisions by the Trump administration to tackle trade imbalances. Also this week, he released a draft outline of plans to renegotiate the Bill Clinton-era North American Free Trade Agreement - and promised the results would be substantial.

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Mylan recalls EpiPens distributed in USA due to defect

Both have expiry dates of May this year. 2-packs shipped in the United States are now being covered by a voluntary recall - following two reported device failures the company said was due to a "supplier defect". Mylan says: "Patients may receive either EpiPen Auto-Injector or the authorized generic for EpiPen Auto-Injector at the pharmacy as a replacement based on availability".

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Sean Spicer: More and More Reports Show Obama Administration Spied on Trump

In a follow-on development today, Rep. Schiff has accepted the offer that the Trump White House made, to view classified material regarding the ongoing investigation at the White House. On Thursday, the White House invited Schiff to see the material. "I became very anxious, because not enough was coming out into the open, and I knew that there was more", she said.

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Man charged with arson in Atlanta overpass fire

Asked if that damage involved setting a fire, Florence said, "Yes, we believe that individual was the one responsible for lighting the fire". Three people were taken into custody in connection with the fire, said Glenn Allen, a spokesman for the Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commission.

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Arsenal only English club worth playing for: Arsene Wenger

The lovers in North London are split as to whether or not they need Wenger to stay in charge next season but the Frenchman has refused to declare his strategies for the future which is only going to intensify the pressure and uncertainty on himself and his players.

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Two-wheeler manufacturers Honda,Bajaj,Hero,Suzuki offering upto Rs 22000 discount on BS III vehicles

Meanwhile, as the automobile companies were eager to off-load the stocks pilled-up at dealer's point, Hero Motocorp topped in two-wheeler sales on Friday. TVS was giving away one-fifth of the cost of its top-selling scooter Jupiter in the form of a discount. TVS is offering discounts across its entire range up to Rs 20,150.

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US, UK Ban Cabin Laptops on Some Flights From Muslim-Majority Nations

Reports state that the ban has been imposed because of terrorism fears, as the electronic devices are prone to being used to smuggle explosives. The source said that the intelligence was "substantiated" and "credible", ABC News reported .

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Self-driving Uber tests on hold after Arizona crash

Two "safety" drivers were in the front seats of the Uber auto, which was in self-driving mode at the time of the crash, Uber said on Friday, a standard requirement for its self-driving vehicles. The accident meant that the transportation services company had to put a stop to its autonomous driving tests for the time being. In shocking leaked data, it was revealed that Uber's automated cars can only drive for less than a mile without a human having to take over the wheel.

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Koeman slams Klopp for Barkley complaints

Klopp added: "I know your [journalists'] thoughts when we started playing him as No.9 and now he is playing for Brazil as a No.9 so that was maybe not the worst idea". Ramiro Funes Mori was sent off at Anfield last season for Everton . But having come in for leg break victim Seamus Coleman, he was the beneficiary when Leighton Baines's first corner of the afternoon created panic in the Liverpool penalty area.

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Analysts remain skeptical of TransCanada's Keystone XL going ahead

TransCanada (TSX:TRP) still does not have deals with all the landowners in Nebraska on the pipeline's proposed route and it lacks a permit in that state. Trump, told of the hiccup, pledged his help. "Authorities there ready to use pretty extreme force on Native Americans and water protectors who were peacefully putting their bodies on the line".

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Anti-allergy medicine EpiPen recall expands to US

The initial recall of the emergency allergy product didn't include the United States, but Mylan issued a new recall last night which not only includes EpiPens sold in the United States, but also involves the children's version, known as EpiPen Jr.

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US President to sign executive orders on trade issues

Ross, a billionaire who made his fortune investing in distressed assets, argued on " Squawk Box " that the shortfalls are the result of bad trade deals and other countries actively seeking surpluses. "We didn't end up with a trade deficit accidentally", he said, warning about the consequences of doing nothing. "The reason they have never been collected is because foreign exporters are very clever in setting up shell companies here so when the fine is levied there is no way to collect", ...

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EU's Tusk to issue negotiation guidelines

The talks will take place in two phases, the first covering withdrawal and the second covering a future relationship. Mogherini said at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in the European Union headquarters in Brussels , Belgium, on Friday that London was now providing for only a fraction of the bloc's civilian and military missions, adding that the EU's security would be perfectly intact without Britain's contribution.

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China Counters Trump Trade Threat With Binding Economic Ties

China has confirmed today that President Xi Jinping will fly to the USA to meet with President Trump next month. USTR, controlled by the White House, said that Chinese government industrial policies and financial support for industries such as steel and aluminum have resulted in overproduction and a flood of exports that have distorted global markets and undermined competitors.

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IPhone 8 to be called 'Edition', pack vertical dual cameras

How is Samsung making sure that the Galaxy S8 won't suffer the same fate? In the USA it's possible to buy a Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ which is a Microsoft Edition meaning you pick it up from a Microsoft Store on 21 April. Bixby AI assistant was unveiled in NY on Wednesday. Last year's Note 7 fire debacle, where battery problems caused some to combust, led to the device being banned from planes in the USA and forced Samsung to remove the handset from sale.

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Dickerson: Trump trying to make Flynn investigation seem like "political muddle"

Devin Nunes of California, and Schiff said they should now be shared with the full panel membership. Schiff was later seen entering the White House. House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff, D-Calif., speaks with reporters about the committee's investigation into Russia's involvement in the recent USA presidential election, on Captiol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

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Federation Internationale de Football Association investigates Taylor's leg-break tackle on Coleman

He said: "He's just coming to terms with it, he's still pretty down". The post Federation Internationale de Football Association investigates Wales defender's leg-breaking challenge appeared first on Vanguard News. O'Neill has managed players who've come back from similar injuries. " But I know he will come back strongly, that's the type of man he is". As for Neil Taylor, the player who was sent off for the leg-breaker, he was an emotional wreck after hearing the news.

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Canada: Federal Government delivers second budget

So, there is rationale to support a stand-pat budget. Developed through extensive consultation, the Strategy provides a roadmap for developments and stakeholders to obtain support in developing affordable housing offerings. But, as Morneau and Trudeau begin to put in place their long-term strategy for the Canadian economy, short-term buoyancy-no matter its source-could buy them the time they need to prove that Budget 2017's unspectacular steps set them on a path to something more exciting.

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Nuclear firm Westinghouse files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Toshiba said the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing will limit its exposure to future losses at Westinghouse . Instead, Westinghouse has saddled the Japanese company with mounting losses. It could also embroil the governments of both the USA and Japan given the scale of this collapse and the loan guarantees the US government has for new nuclear reactors.

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Upcoming meeting with Xi to be hard

Trump added, "American companies must be prepared to look at other alternatives". Xi and Trump would hold their first meeting on April 6-7 at the US president's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Fla. Trump has said in recent weeks that North Korea is one of the biggest security challenges he faces as president and has called on China to rein in Pyongyang, which USA officials believe is preparing for another nuclear test.

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2 former Chris Christie aides get prison for bridge revenge plot

Found guilty on all counts of conspiracy, fraud, and civil-rights violations last November for their involvement in the 2013 George Washington Bridge scandal, a US district judge sentenced Baroni and Kelly to 24 and 18 months in prison, respectively.

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Roger Federer's dream season continues with Indian Wells title

Wawrinka also double-faulted three times to Federer's one double-fault. The goal was to be in the top eight after Wimbledon. "I guess I achieved that", the 18-time Grand Slam champion explained his reasons, as quoted by CBS Sports . Wawrinka hit an ace that was ruled out and he didn't challenge the call, instead just asking the umpire if he was "100 per cent sure". Federer appeared in the match without ever giving up his service.

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Self-driving auto crash comes amid debate about regulations

According to Uber, the incident was under investigation and there were no passengers in the back seat of the self-driving vehicle. Uber's self-driving auto program has faced criticism before. The Tempe accident isn't the first setback for Uber's self-driving ambitions that started materializing last September when the company initially started testing one of its autonomous fleets in Pittsburgh.

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GST Rates Will Have No Inflationary Impact: Arun Jaitley

The GST will replace all indirect taxes levied on goods and services by the Central and state governments. With the passage of GST bills, it will be one nation, one tax and it will give a big boost to GDP. In what could be called the most significant economic reform in India's taxation history, the Lok Sabha on late Wednesday evening passed the Goods and Services Tax or GST bill, ending decade-long uncertainty over its roll-out.

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South Africa's president fires respected finance minister, sparking fresh anger

Gordhan was recalled from an worldwide roadshow at short notice on Monday. Zuma also made changes to ten of the country's 35 ministries, including energy, police, and tourism. Already Zuma has foreshadowed land seizures from whites, raising fears that South Africa could follow Zimbabwe's path to economic ruin, which followed the seizures of white farms.

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SpaceX makes history by sending a recycled rocket into space

The Falcon 9 lifted off out of Kennedy Space Center, in Florida, carrying communication satellites for its SES-10 mission. After that flight, the rocket's first stage was successfully piloted back to SpaceX's floating barge, whimsically named " Of Course I Still Love You ".

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SpaceX Successfully Launches Satellite With Its First Recycled Rocket

SpaceX launched a commercial satellite into space Thursday with the boost of a partly used rocket, a feat that may open an era of cheaper space travel. SpaceX so far has not released the price tag for the reusable version. The entire endeavor to refly rockets is meant to be a cost-saving tactic. Shortly afterwards, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk appeared on the company's public livestream to discuss the landing.

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Bernie Sanders puts Trump's understanding of climate change in 'pathetic' perspective

Earlier in March, the Yale Program on Climate Communication released a trove of data from surveys it conducted to find out what Americans actually think about climate change. Exxon Mobil's letter was sent in response to a White House request for the company's position on the Paris climate agreement , said Alan Jeffers, a company spokesman who shared the letter with The Huffington Post .

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Oil prices drop on rise in United States drilling

Libya's crude shipments from Es Sider and Ras Lanuf ports will restart in one week to 10 days, Jadalla Alaokali, a board member at National Oil Corp., said by phone. "The lower the price goes, the higher the pressure on OPEC to extend cuts", Commerzbank analyst Carsten Fritsch said. Official data showed that Saudi Arabia's crude exports fell by about 300,000 bpd in January, but last week's OPEC report showing production rebounded in February means this figure was of less comfort, traders ...

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UK Brexit battle-lines drawn as Donald Tusk details negotiating strategy

Tusk ruled out the suggestion that there was an inherent threat in British Prime Minister Theresa May's departure letter Wednesday, which some felt hinted that Britain would end security cooperation with continental Europe unless it gets a good Brexit deal.

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South Africa faces turmoil after firing of finance minister

With growth below 1% past year, South Africa is in danger of a credit downgrade that would increase its foreign borrowing costs. Gordhan's firing is another blow an economy that grew just 0.5 percent previous year and has an unemployment rate of around 27 percent.

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Rep. Poe Resigns From House Freedom Caucus Over Health Care Bill

In additional fallout from Friday's jarring setback, Rep. Ted Poe , R-Texas, said he was leaving the caucus. "It's something the American people have demanded that we do. "That's a calculation they're going to have to make". Being too helpful to the White House at this stage could hurt their chances. The bill was pulled from the House floor Friday in a humiliating political defeat for the president, having lacked support from conservative Republicans, some moderate Republicans and ...


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