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Donald Trump threatens shutdown in September after Democrats win deal

But hours earlier, he decried rules in the Senate that make it more hard to pass legislation and appeared to call for a government shutdown when lawmakers negotiate a new budget deal in the fall. According to NBC News , Trump's tweets followed the Congress agreeing on a compromise to keep the government open to the proposal of passing the deal with the president's signature by the end of this week.



Belt and road initiative a powerful tool for overcoming terrorism,extremism : Nawaz

The two-day meeting that started Sunday gives him a platform to promote his image as a global leader and an advocate of free trade in contrast to President Donald Trump, who has called for import restrictions. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif delivers a speech at the One Belt-One Road Forum in Beijing on May 14, 2017. A pool photograph of the opening ceremony at which Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech, showed Kim arriving together with White House adviser Matt Pottinger, ...



U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin says U.S. reserves right to be protectionist

Finance chiefs from the Group of Seven rich countries committed to join forces to fight the growing threat of global cyber attacks, a day after ransomware caused havoc at thousands of businesses and institutions worldwide. The head of an global organization representing many advanced economies says that a new, multinational tax treaty will be of "massive consequence" in preventing big companies from avoiding taxes.


Amtrak Engineer Charged By Penn AG Over Fatal 2015 Crash

Amtrak Engineer Charged By Penn AG Over Fatal 2015 Crash

It alleges he was reckless in the operation of the train. Pennsylvania's attorney general has made a decision to bring charges against an Amtrak engineer in connection with a 2015 crash that left eight people dead and hundreds hurt in Philadelphia.



US, EU in urgent discussions on pitch to expand laptop ban

The EU's transport and migration commissioners have written to U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to seek clarification. Cellphones would still be allowed in cabins but virtually every other electronic device would not be permitted and would need to be stowed in checked bags.