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NAFTA negotiations: Donald Trump considers terminating deal

NAFTA negotiations: Donald Trump considers terminating deal

Trump said he doubted the United States can reach a deal to renegotiate NAFTA , a trilateral trading deal came into force on January 1, 1994 and has greatly benefited the region's economy by eliminating nearly all the tariffs between the United States, Canada and Mexico .


Venezuela holds military drills after United States threat

Venezuela holds military drills after United States threat

Some 200,000 military troops and 900,000 "combatants" are participating in the two-day drill, according to the army. The White House national security adviser HR McMaster told press that the sanctions were meant to demonstrate that "the United States will not allow illegitimate dictatorship to take hold in the Western Hemisphere at the expense of its people".


Executive killed wife, daughter, self in their home

Executive killed wife, daughter, self in their home

The Westchester County Medical Examiner's Office will conduct autopsies to try to determine the cause of death of all three subjects. "They are heartbroken", Chief David Ryan of the Pound Ridge Police told ABC7. The couple's other child, William, just started his sophomore year at the University of Southern California , LOHUD News reported. There were reportedly around 20 officers investigating the incident with helicopters flying overhead.


Jared Kushner in Gulf in new push for Middle East peace

Jared Kushner in Gulf in new push for Middle East peace

The goal of this tour is to discuss the next steps to "restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks", according to a White House official. Speaking next to Netanyahu, Kushner attempted to spotlight the importance of his trip, stating Trump was "very committed to achieving a solution here that will be able to bring prosperity and peace to all people in this area".


Muslim group lauds SC's verdict, slams Jamiat

Muslim group lauds SC's verdict, slams Jamiat

Also, as recently as 2016, the Kerala High Court has referred to the Shamim Ara judgment in Nazeer @ Oyoor Nazeer v. Shemeema and disapproved instant Triple Talaq . Welcoming the Supreme Court verdict, Uzma Naheed, former member of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) and great granddaughter of Moulana Qasim Nanutwi, founder of Darul Uloom, Deoband, said: "The judgement is right".


Sasikala's nephew Dinakaran sacks Palaniswami from AIADMK Salem's District Secretary post

Sasikala's nephew Dinakaran sacks Palaniswami from AIADMK Salem's District Secretary post

Nineteen legislators loyal to sidelined deputy general secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran met the governor on Tuesday to withdraw their support to the chief minister. In the 234-member assembly, the present AIADMK government "enjoys the support of only 113 MLAs including the Speaker", DMK working president M K Stalin said in a letter to Rao, the second since last week on the issue and handed over by the delegation.