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'US-China trade nothing to do with N. Korean conflict'

'US-China trade nothing to do with N. Korean conflict'

But the Chinese government argues that North Korea won't back down and return to negotiations over its weapons programs unless the United States and its northeast Asian allies, South Korea and Japan , take conciliatory steps. The North's July 4 test triggered a global alarm, with experts saying the missile had a theoretical range to reach Alaska. Liu held the press conference at United Nations headquarters on the last day of China's holding of the presidency of the Security Council, which ...


Governor uses veto pen on school funding bill

Governor uses veto pen on school funding bill

BGA analysis determines that claim to be False . Gov. Bruce Rauner says the way public schools get money in IL will be more "fair and equitable" with his changes to a school funding bill. In a southern IL district in West Frankfort, Superintendent Matt Donkin said there's only enough money for the district with about 1,750 students to meet payroll "a few times".


Syria slams Saudi Arabia for 'politicizing' hajj pilgrimage

Syria slams Saudi Arabia for 'politicizing' hajj pilgrimage

The four Arab states involved in the diplomatic row with Qatar are violating global law and abusing the rights of Qatari nationals by isolating Doha, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed Abdulrahman said on Monday. The quartet issued 13 demands that included shutting down Qatar's al Jazeera TV network and severing ties with Iran. As part of the boycott, the four countries also expelled Qatari expatriates.


Homeland Security To Waive Environmental Rules On Border Wall Projects

Homeland Security To Waive Environmental Rules On Border Wall Projects

The DHS said the area near San Diego is one of the busiest USA border sections with a high volume of illegal entries and that there was an immediate need to improve the infrastructure. In order to complete this task, Former Secretary of DHS John Kelly has "determined, pursuant to law, that it is necessary to waive certain laws, regulations and other legal requirements in order to ensure the expeditious construction of barriers and roads in the vicinity of the worldwide land border of ...


No LPG subsidy from March

No LPG subsidy from March

A government official, meanwhile, claimed that the price hike was the previous government's idea that the incumbent was implementing. The government aims to bring down the subsidy to zero.Petroleum companies had raised the price of a cylinder by Rs 32 per cylinder on July 1.


Trump tweets that Gen. John Kelly is new chief of staff

Trump tweets that Gen. John Kelly is new chief of staff

The CNN report said that Priebus lacked strong support from key members of Trump's inner circle. "I used to think, when I'd go to all of my trips up to Bethesda, Walter Reed, I'll go to the funerals with the secretaries of defense, that I could somehow imagine what it would be like", Kelly said.