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Rubberstamping of Canada trade deal will benefit the Scotch whisky sector

Members of the European parliament easily approved the Canada-EU free trade pact, known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ( CETA ), by a vote of 408 to 254. "People will immediately begin to see the tangible benefits that come from trade deals such as this one". According to the European Parliament's site, "CETA will not remove tariff barriers in the fields of public services, audio-visual and transport services, or from certain agricultural products such as dairy, poultry, ...

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Trump, Fox News Blame Obama For Russia

Sen. John McCain reached out to Donald Trump on Twitter, seeing a rare opportunity to cooperate as the spectre of Russian influence is pushing Trump toward a more antagonistic approach to Putin - at least publicly. "It was about the 35 guys who were thrown out", Flynn said. If he has a great relationship with Putin and Russian Federation, great. Earlier this month, a Ukrainian military plane made two low passes over Russian oil rigs in the Black Sea, with Russia calling the incident a ...

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United Nations chief: 2-state solution must be saved

Antonio Guterres, right, Secretary General of the United Nations, gestures towards CNN correspondent Becky Anderson prior to an open discussion the World Government Summit 2017 in Dubai's Madinat Jumeirah on February 13, 2017. While Netanyahu has said he was committed to a two-state goal, he has broadly reiterated the aim since bringing it up since 2009. The EU-funded poll was conducted by the Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research at Tel Aviv University and the Palestinian Center for ...

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Donald Trump to Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran will never get nuclear weapon

He said that the American security assistance to Israel is now at an all-time high to ensure that the Jewish state has the ability to defend itself from many threats. "You call for confronting Iran's terrorist regime, preventing Iran from realising this bad deal into a nuclear arsenal", he said. He said Trump led a very important effort against Iran in the past few weeks and pointed out that there are Iranian violations on ballistic missile tests.

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President Trump's Secretary Of Labor Nominee Withdraws Nomination

That would put the nomination in jeopardy, since Senate Republicans have a 52-48 majority and Democrats are solidly opposed . Puzder was far from assured confirmation in the Senate. It also came to light that Puzder had hired an undocumented immigrant as a maid, which didn't endear him to Republicans. Under normal circumstances, the defeat of a cabinet nominee would be a major blow to a new presidential administration.

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Weyerhaeuser Co (NYSE:WY) & Sodastream International Ltd (NASDAQ:SODA) News Buzz

The 0 number of analyst/s have SELL recommendation for current month on SODA . Beta value of the stock stands at 1.22. Finally, analysts shed their light over the VNCE price targets; maintaining price high target of 4.00 while at average the price target was 3.75 in contrast with the current price of 2.10.

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No More Waiting: Inflation May Have Already Hit Fed's Target

The producer price inflation rate accelerated to 6.9 percent, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Tuesday, compared with the previous month's rise of 5.5 percent. The rise was driven by a 3.4% rise in pump prices last month. USA wholesale inflation continued its upward trend in January, recording its largest monthly gain in more than four years, according to data released Tuesday by the Labor Department.

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12 arrested in Paris over protests

Euronews reports that youths set rubbish bins on fire and threw missiles at police. An initial investigation concluded there were "insufficient evidence" to support the man's claim that he was deliberately sodomised and police claimed the rape was an accident.

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First Lady 'Miserable' With Her New Role?

Melania Trump recently became the First Lady when her husband became president and it appears that Melania is still adjusting to political life. Another source even went as far as to claim the former model "is unhappy with how her life ended up".

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Putin calls for open communication between Russian and United States intelligence

In reality, some of the most popular TV segments on Trump touched on ideas the Kremlin would rather not promote, such as his pledge to "drain the swamp", the person said. He claimed that Russian Federation previous year thwarted the activity of more than 400 foreign special agents, but did not give details. Officials in the German government are also said to have received the information.

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House OKs bill to expand Kentucky's hate crimes law

Kentucky lawmakers passed a "blue lives matter" bill Monday after Black Lives Matter protesters shut down proceedings on the House floor. Rep. Attica Scott, a Democrat from Louisville, said she was anxious that the legislation would disproportionately affect minorities and protesters.

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Chaffetz, Goodlatte Ask DOJ Inspector General to Investigate Flynn Leaks

Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) to do his job and investigate, rather than copy, President Donald Trump. "I've been pushing very hard for more information about what may have been going on with campaign officials in the Trump campaign and the Russians literally for months and have not been able to get our Chairman Mr.

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Tillerson: US ready to seek new common ground with Russian Federation

Other pressing foreign policy concerns for Tillerson at the talks include ongoing conflicts in Yemen and Syria, a missile launch by North Korea and ongoing disputes over territorial claims in the South China Sea. confirmed common interest on fight against terrorism. Flynn had been the new administration's main contact for many foreign ambassadors to the United States.

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Slain North Korean played complicated role in ruling dynasty

Earlier on Wednesday South Korea's spy agency said two women believed to be North Korean operatives poisoned the 45-year-old exile in a shopping concourse at Kuala Lumpur worldwide airport. "Jong-nam's eyes were stinging after the incident. We must now pay more attention to him for there are no other checks and balances", he said. He said Malaysia had no objection in principle to releasing the body to North Korea, if such a request were made.

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Kim Jong Nam led low-key lifestyle in city's downtown

Cheong Seong-Jang, senior researcher at Seoul's Sejong Institute think-tank, said Pyongyang had been closely watching Kim Jong-nam. North Korean defector and analyst Ahn Chan-il, with the World Institute for North Korean Studies, said it is likely that North Korean spies, embedded within the large number of laborers that work in Malaysia's mineral and mining industry, had learned of the older Kim's travel plans and chose to target him while he was outside of China's protection.

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Philbin, Ripa haven't kept in touch since he left show

King asked Philbin if he thinks the former soap opera star took it "personal" when he left the talk show and Philbin said, "Yeah". Picture it this way: You've stayed in better contact with that guy from high school who you pretended not to know in the Whole Foods checkout line than Regis Philbin and Kelly Ripa have since the glory days of " Live! ".

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Eight women, 1 child killed in Yemen air raid

In a Thursday statement, the coalition said "there have been ongoing military confrontations for days between the Yemeni armed forces and Houthi militias" outside Sanaa. The 2-year-old war in Yemen has killed more than 10,000 civilians and displaced over three million people. The death toll from the October raid was one of the highest in any single incident since the Saudi-led alliance began military operations to try to restore President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to power following his ousting ...

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Casualties feared in Pakistan shrine blast

The explosion occurred as a Sufi ritual was being performed. A suicide bomber entered the shrine as crowds massed on Thursday, a statement from the Sindh police spokesman said. Jamaat-ul Ahrar, a splinter group of banned TTP, claimed the responsibility of the blast. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has strongly condemned the blast.

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Government launches free SIM service for tourists on e-visa

Sim cards will be pre-loaded with a value of Rs. 50 talk time and 50 MB data and will be activated on immediate basis so as to enable them use this facility instantly. He said the expenses on SIM cards will be borne out of the tourism promotion budget of the Ministry which he said is "well within the budget". The SIM card will not be for all tourists but only for those who have registered through e-Visa services in the country.

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Trudeau to MEPs: Trade has to work for people

The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA ) between the EU and Canada was ratified by the European Parliament, February 15, but now has to be agreed by 27 member states (Malta being the exception) before coming into force - a hurdle that looks increasingly hard to leap.

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ASLEF union members reject Southern rail deal to end strikes

Mick Cash, RMT general secretary, said: "These disputes could have been settled if Southern had listened to our case and given the guarantee of a second-safety critical member of staff on their trains". "Instead they have shifted the goal posts even further and have now created a "strike breakers" charter' where one of the numerous new conditions where trains can run driver-only is during industrial action".

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Trump offers national security adviser post to Vice Admiral Harward

Flynn to testify, [as] more details emerged about a drama that played out largely in secret inside a White House riven by competing power centers", the Times reported . Harward, a Rhode Island native who went to school in Tehran before the shah was toppled in 1979, did a tour on the National Security Council under Republican President George W.

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German police raid homes of Turkish imams suspected of spying

The office opened an investigation last month following media reports claiming several imams working at mosques of the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs (DITIB) had gathered information on FETO members and their institutions in Germany, and reported them to Turkey's state Religious Affairs Directorate, or Diyanet.

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Assad says Trump travel ban targets terrorists, not Syria's people

De Mistura says the talks will be in line with UN Security Council Resolution 2254 aimed at ending the conflict in the Arab country. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), backed by U.S. "We now want to get into the essence of the political process - the discussion of the political transition - and what the Geneva 1 communique stipulated about the formation of a transitional body with full powers", Muslit said.

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Astana session on Syria postponed, will be held on February 16

The Astana-2 talks sought the creation of a multi-party taskforce to monitor and further reinforce the fragile ceasefire implemented in Syria at the end of December 2016, Efe news reported. Syria's armed rebel groups have been invited to Astana talks this month. The rebels, who initially cast doubt over their participation in the latest meeting, will be led by Mohammad Alloush, a leading figure of the Army of Islam (Jaish al-Islam), he confirmed.

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Synod debate: Justin Welby calls for "radical new inclusion"

Dr Cocksworth said he was "disappointed" by the outcome of the vote, and that the report was a "valuable road map". The report had to gain a majority in the House of Bishops, House of Clergy and House of Laity to be approved. "Our perception is that while the pain of LGBT people is spoken about in your report, we do not hear its authentic voice", the letter said. The debate, considered the focal point of this week's Synod, prompted impassioned speeches from members.

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Claude Julien returns to Montreal as Head Coach

Julien coached Montreal from 2003-2006 before taking a job as the Bruins bench boss which he held for almost ten seasons. Julien first held the job from 2003-06. When the Maple Leafs are considered one of the more stable outfits in the division, you know chaos reigns supreme. The NHL did away with that rule just a year ago.

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Trump ally expected to lead review of intelligence agencies

But top intelligence officials fear that Mr. Feinberg is being groomed for a high position in one of the intelligence agencies". The Journal said it was not clear how many times such information has been kept back from Trump, who has been in office just under four weeks, but it said their sources said they did not know of any time information about security threats or plotting had been kept back.

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The irony of Trump whining about leaks

President Donald Trump taunted political foe Hillary Clinton - while calling back to last year's tumultuous election - in a series of Wednesday morning tweets to distance himself from any appearance of having close ties to Russian Federation.

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Di Maria's double helps PSG give Barcelona the runaround

They were superior to us from the start. L'Equipe are renowned for their harsh player ratings, but the numbers they doled out to Barcelona following their 4-0 drubbing at PSG really are quite something. "To qualify, we will need to produce a similar performance". The defence was clearly terrible, the midfield lacked creativity and the most surprising element during the match was that Barcelona had just one shot on target which is an extremely rare sight in the presence of star players ...

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EU Parliament approves contested Canada trade deal

With 408 members of Parliament voting in favour and 254 against (33 abstentions) the 1598-page thick deal can become provisionally effective as early as April. Implementation of CETA , including investment , will only ensue after clearance by more than three dozen national and regional parliaments, and is by no means a certainty.

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Trump Accuses Media of 'Blind Hatred'

The Times cited four current and former us officials saying law enforcement and intelligence agencies intercepted calls and had phone records involving Trump's one-time campaign manager Paul Manafort and several other unnamed associates. It used to be said that Vice President Pence was Mr. Trump's "insurance" - even among Democrats - because they would prefer the erratic narcissism of President Trump to the unbending staunch conservative ideology, competently executed, in any Pence ...

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SC Verdict To Make Or Mar Sasikala Today

We are happy", former AIADMK MP K.C. Palaniswamy told IANS. If Panneerselvam is able to garner the support of 18 MLAs, Sasikala will not be able to form the government on her own. Sasikala had on Sunday vowed to protect the party nurtured by her long-time friend, late Jayalalithaa, saying "I will give my life for this cause".

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Trump Today: A Russian shadow grows over the White House

The official was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly and insisted on anonymity. That former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, became the first casualty of the White House this week, capping the first 26 days of Trump's tumultuous time in office.

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Canadian support for European Union trade deal falls ahead of ratification

Trade between the European Union and Canada amounts to more than 60 billion euros ($63 billion) a year, and the European Union expects the so-called CETA deal to boost this by 20 percent by removing nearly all tariffs. In 2015 EU-Canada trade accounted for more than €60 billion and Ceta is expected to boost this by 20 per cent. The rest must be ratified by individual European Union member countries.


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