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Politics hasn't stopped the growth of Ivanka Inc

It hit record sales this year, and last year its US imports - most of which went to China - jumped 166%, according to data from the trade tracking firm Panjiva. "I would never have allowed it", Norman Eisen, a former chief White House ethics lawyer under president Barack Obama, told the AP. Ivanka Trump's products are made nearly entirely in China, and United States policy on trade or China's currency could benefit her financially.

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Trump warns North Korea it has 'gotta behave'

McMaster on ABC news said it is time to undertake all actions "short of a military option". The vice president reassured South Korea that the United States has its back in the face of mounting threats from North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un.

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March home sales hit record high, Canadian Real Estate Association says

Benjamin Tal, deputy economist at CIBC World Markets, said the foreign tax is a step in the right direction but thinks it could have a minimal impact because the estimated share of foreign buyers in the greater Toronto area is notably lower than in Vancouver.

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That 'Armada' Heading To North Korea? Actually, It Sailed South

However, photos posted on Navy.mil on April 15 showed the carrier and its accompanying ships near Indonesia's Sunda Strait, which is about 3,500 miles from the Korean Peninsula. But the Vinson was not immediately headed north. South Korean presidential candidate Hong Joon-pyo told The Wall Street Journal of the carrier mix-up: "What Mr.

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Canada keen to invest in Haryana: Khattar

Ahead of Sajjan's arrival, Punjab's chief minister falsely called Sajjan a Khalistani, a group of Sikh separatists with terrorism links. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he hopes the Indian government will do more to find justice for the thousands of Sikhs who were killed in violent riots more than 30 years ago.

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North Korean mock-up birthday video shows missiles blowing up U.S.

Lu called for "tangible efforts" to be made by the relative parties to ease tensions as the situation becomes more "complicated and sensitive". Trump has sought to get China - North Korea's main ally and benefactor - to do more to persuade dictator Kim Jong Un to stop conducting nuclear and missile tests.

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Newly released Egyptian-American charity worker visits Trump

On May 1, 2014, Hijazi and her companions were imprisoned on human trafficking charges that were widely dismissed by the worldwide community. As Mattis travelled on to Israel, Powell and military aide Air Force Major Wes Spurlock accompanied Hijazi, Hassanein and their family.

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March this weekend for science

A climate-change skeptic says some upcoming Earth Day marches are primarily political in nature , even though organizers claim the focus will be on the earth and climate. In unprecedented solidarity, many large scientific societies, such as the American Association for the Advancement of Science , are partners in the march.

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With North Korea, we do have cards to play

Trump has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile. The Permanent Mission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) to the United Nations said in a statement that the UN spokesman "must distinguish who is responsible for the current severe situation of the Korean peninsula being aggravated to the brink of war and should behave impartially and with caution".

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Intense photos show Venezuela being rocked by the 'mother of all protests'

Julio Borges , president of the opposition-controlled National Assembly, on Tuesday asked the country's armed forces , which have tacitly supported the government, to guarantee peaceful protest. Translation: "We have provided a fundamental backlash in the backbone of the coup that we have been already defeating", Maduro said during protests.

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Jehovah's Witnesses banned in Russia as court declares it 'extremist'

A lawyer for the justice ministry , Svetlana Borisova, told the court that adherents "pose a threat to the rights of the citizens, public order and public security". A member of the Council of Europe and a party to the European Convention on Human Rights, Russia is obligated to protect freedom of religion and association.

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North Korea Threatens America With 'Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike'

North Korea also slammed US Vice President Mike Pence's recent warning to Pyongyang to not test US' military strength. The United States and Russian Federation clashed at the United Nations on Wednesday over a USA -drafted Security Council statement to condemn North Korea's latest failed ballistic missile test.

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North Korea shows off new generation of ballistic missiles in military parade

Threatening to attack the United States Forces Korea (USFK) bases in South Korea, the North also warned the countermeasures would extend to US allies. "We will respond to an all-out war with an all-out war and a nuclear war with our style of a nuclear attack", Choe Ryong-hae said during the parade.

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Donald Trump backs U.S. for 2026 World Cup bid with Canada, Mexico

Although details of the joint bid have yet to be released, soccer analysts believe the U.S., Canada and Mexico are early favorites to host the 2026 tournament. "The president of the United States encouraged us to make this bid and is especially pleased that Mexico is involved in this bid". Even though the CONCACAF joint bid is the frontrunner, history shows that anything can happen.

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Supporters, opponents square off on gas tax debate — IN Focus

Sen. State Rep. Dan Huberty succeeded at a hard task Wednesday: getting the Texas House of Representatives to vote for legislation overhauling the funding system for public education, without a court mandate. According to the Legislative Budget Board's estimates, the bill would mean $11 million in additional administrative costs for the state over the next two years.

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No need for Trump's approval to use massive bomb

Nicholson stated that USA forces had "surveillance over the area before, during and after the operation, and now we have Afghan and USA forces on the site and see no evidence of civilian casualties". Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai posted scathing criticism of the USA military on Twitter Thursday, calling the operation a "brutal misuse of our country as [a] testing ground for new and unsafe weapons" and calling on Afghans "to stop" the United States.

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Jury reaches verdict for Eric Frein in state trooper ambush

Frein was charged with first-degree murder, attempted murder, first-degree murder and attempted murder of a law enforcement officer, several weapons charges, and terrorism. The search involved 1,000 law enforcement officials and spanned more than 300 square miles of the Pocono mountain wilderness in northeastern Pennsylvania.

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Chaffetz announces he will not seek re-election

In reality, a Democrat in his district, Kathryn Allen, had already raised $400,000 to go up against Chaffetz next November, according to the New York Times , while a primary challenger, Damian W. Five days after the announcement, Mr. Chaffetz asked the Justice Department to investigate whether Mrs. Clinton had lied in her testimony before Congress about the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya.

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Auto crashing into big rig snarls Cajon Pass traffic

The driver in the sedan can be seen waving his hands for help behind a shattered windshield and crushed hood. The windshield was also destroyed and the airbags had deployed as smoke spewed from the auto while it was being dragged down the freeway.

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Israel punishes hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners

As far as the Israeli government is concerned, there will be no talks with the approximately 1,187 Palestinian prisoners engaged in a hunger strike since Monday. The protest was led by Marwan Barghouti , 58, a leader from the mainstream Fatah movement of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, serving five life terms after being convicted of murder in the killing of Israelis in a 2000-2005 uprising known as the Second Intifada .

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Xi, Trump Pledge to Expand Mutually Beneficial Cooperation, Manage Differences

Xinhua , China's official news agency, said Xi had invited Trump to make a state visit to China in 2017 and that the USA president had "accepted the invitation with pleasure, and hoped to make the trip at an early date". As a candidate and president, Trump has taken an aggressive posture toward China, labeling Beijing a "tremendous problem" and arguing that lopsided trade deals with China shortchange American businesses and workers.

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North Korea 'Drops Nuke On U.S

Russian Federation wanted to include language contained in a previous statement stressing the need to achieve a solution through dialogue, according to council diplomats. North Korea regularly threatens to destroy the United States and amid heightened tension on the Korean peninsula, it has escalated a war of words, warning of full-out nuclear war if Washington takes military action against it.

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At 117, Jamaican woman likely just became world's oldest

Brown also credits working hard and eating healthy for her long life. Mosse Brown is 117 years old, having been born on March 10, 1900. But I eat any other things: "greens, mutton, beef, fish, that's what I eat", she said . "I've done almost everything at the church", she said. A devout Christian, she used to work as a cane farmer before somewhat ironically becoming a record keeper for the local cemetery where her husband was once caretaker.

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North Korea's attempted missile launch failed, report says

Soldiers, tanks and other military hardware were paraded in Pyongyang in a show of strength on Saturday. The North has in turn warned of a nuclear strike against the United States if provoked. China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi shakes hands with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson after a joint press conference at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing on 18 March.

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Sonu Nigam shaves off his hairs in response to fatwa

Slamming Nigam for his Azaan remark singer Mika Singh gave a piece of advice to him and said that he should shift his house somewhere away from mosque instead of changing loudspeakers. Sonu Nigam simplified the whole process by going bald himself. Just like Muslims wake up early to say namaz, Hindus too wake up early in the morning to do Surya Namaskar.