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NAFTA an opportunity to improve trade deal for Ontario: Wynne

NAFTA an opportunity to improve trade deal for Ontario: Wynne

Lighthize pledges to work closely with Congress throughout the negotiations and commits to providing "timely and substantive results for USA consumers, businesses, farmers, ranchers and workers". "We intend to initiate negotiations with Canada and Mexico as soon as possible, but no earlier than 90 days from the date of this notice", he said.



Vote 2017: Corbyn accuses May of 'shameful attack' on older people

After becoming Labour leader in 2015, Mr Corbyn defended reaching out to republicans at the height of the Troubles - including inviting IRA terrorists to the Commons - insisting he "wanted the violence to stop". Mrs May too played up the prospect of a close result on June 8, as she urged supporters not to allow Corbyn into Downing Street on the back of a coalition of opposition parties.



Most Members of Vienna Oil Output Cut Deal Support 9-Month Extension

OPEC and Russian Federation have openly discussed a potential nine-month extension of the produc-tion cut deal. Analysts are largely in agreement that, despite whatever internal tensions might exist within the coalition, the nine-month extension is the likely result of the meeting, though the text of the agreement may include some flexibility for participants to adjust their output if market fundamentals shift significantly.



North Carolina's Voter ID Law Is Dead

The Supreme Court announced Monday that it would not review a monumental appeals court decision knocking down North Carolina's omnibus restrictive voter law. The Supreme Court's ruling upheld the decision past year by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals striking down the law's photo ID requirement. The law was challenged by civil rights groups and the Obama administration, which argued that the law's photo ID requirement had a disparate impact on minority voters.



Iran's Rouhani draws fire from US after election win

Rouhani, a cleric who, with foreign minister Javad Zarif broke the taboo of holding direct talks with the United States and reached an worldwide deal in 2015 to curb Iran's nuclear program in return for relief from economic sanctions, won 57 per cent of the vote in Friday's election.