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Worldwide U.S. threatens 100% tariffs on certain French goods
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The tax applies only to companies with total annual revenues from the covered services of at least 750 million euros (830.36 million US dollars) globally and 25 million euros (27.68 million dollars) in France . "USTR's decision today sends a clear signal that the United States will take action against digital tax regimes that discriminate or otherwise impose undue burdens on USA companies", USTR Robert Lighthizer said via a statement released on Monday.

Worldwide Joe Biden Unleashes Brutal New Ad
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Although the video has been a source of criticism for Trump, the president championed his North Atlantic Treaty Organisation trip as a great success. "And honestly, with Trudeau, he's a nice guy, I find him to be a very nice guy". The voter expressed concerns over Biden's age and his son's controversial relationships in Ukraine . The footage, shot by the British host's pool camera, has since spread across the internet and been broadcast by worldwide media such as Fox News and the New ...

Worldwide Justice Department Indicts Russian Hacking Group Over Alleged Bank Fraud
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The State Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are offering a $5 million reward for information leading to Yakubets' arrest and conviction, which officials say is the largest reward ever offered for an accused cybercriminal. Benczkowski, Assistant Attorney General of DoJ's Criminal Division. The FBI are seeking two Russian nationals in widespread malware attacks. Turashev was also a key figure within the Evil Corp cybercriminal organization as he was involved in exploiting ...

Worldwide UK, France, Germany, Turkey say attacks on civilians in Syria must end
Author: 0 UK, France, Germany, Turkey say attacks on civilians in Syria must end

The cease-fire is holding very much so and I think people are surprised, ' Trump said. Turkish presidency communication director Fahrettin Altun said in a statement that the meeting was "very productive". But Macron stood by his criticism of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and said its real problem was a failure to forge a clear objective since the end of the Cold War.

Worldwide Russia Russia opens Power of Siberia gas pipeline to China
Author: 0 Russia Russia opens Power of Siberia gas pipeline to China

China passed Japan as the world's largest importer of natural gas past year, when it imported 125.35 billion cubic meters of the 276.6 billion it used, according (link in Chinese) to CNPC . The pipeline, he continued, "takes Russia-China energy cooperation to a whole new level and brings us closer to achieving the goal set together with Chinese President Xi Jinping of extending bilateral trade turnover to $200 billion in 2024".

Worldwide Justin Trudeau Explains Trump Gossip, Prez Calls Prime Minister 'Two-Faced'
Author: 0 Justin Trudeau Explains Trump Gossip, Prez Calls Prime Minister 'Two-Faced'

Before he cut his trip short, Trump held a lunch Wednesday for countries who are meeting the goal of spending two percent of their GDP on defense. Normally this is an arena that would be dominated by Donald Trump , although this time he was somewhat upstaged by Emmanuel Macron , whose pre-summit declaration that the organisation had become " brain dead " obliged Trump to describe his French counterpart's comments as " very, very nasty ".

Worldwide Australia repeals law giving refugees onshore medical care
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Lambie told the senate that she had negotiated a deal with government for her support on repealing medevac but its terms could not be disclosed for security reasons. It secured the assist of a key impartial lawmaker, Jacqui Lambie , to get the numbers within the Senate on Wednesday. Senator Jacqui Lambie is expected to back the government's repeal of the Medevac laws today.

Worldwide Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations
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According to a White House press release , the theme for this year's Christmas is "The Spirit of America", a tribute to "traditions, customs, and history that make our Nation great". Both the 2017 and 2018 Christmas decorations faced harsh criticism online for the unique choices of white, leafless branches lining the hallways and the red Christmas trees a year ago.

Worldwide President Zelensky: It’s ‘Just About Fairness…Not About Quid Pro Quo’
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The president claimed that the interview should mean the case for impeachment was "over" and that Zelensky had said he "did absolutely nothing wrong". "I can't understand what dough they're made of", he said. The Ukraine interference conspiracy endorsed by Putin, Trump and now Kennedy , has been soundly debunked not only by US intelligence agencies, but also by a Republican-led Senate committee in 2017.

Worldwide Burkina Faso: Gunmen open fire inside church, kill at least 14
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The identities of the gunmen were not immediately clear, nor additional details about the attack, which took place in the village of Hantoukoura, near the border with Niger in the Eastern region. Christians make up one-third of Burkina Faso's population. In May, gunmen stormed a Catholic church in Dablo, a rural community about 100 kilometres north of the town of Kaya in the country's north-east, killing six people.

Worldwide South Dakota plane crash leaves 9 dead, 3 injured, authorities say
Author: 0 South Dakota plane crash leaves 9 dead, 3 injured, authorities say

The Hansens had been executives with Conrad & Bischoff, Kyäni and KJ's Tremendous Shops in Idaho , in keeping with the outlet. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board are investigating the crash . I was one of them, "recalled Darin Skidmore to the Statesman of Idaho". Over the years, Jim Sr. always kept track of me and made time for a conversation...

Worldwide China reacts harshly to US Hong Kong laws
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Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying repeated Chinese accusations Monday the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act "seriously interfered" in Hong Kong's internal affairs, and appeared to back up China's threats the US would bear the costs for backing democracy over one-party Communist rule.

Worldwide German coalition party selects new leaders
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RAMALLAH - Israeli soldiers shot dead on Saturday night a Palestinian young man near the southern West Bank city of Hebron. During the hustings, Ms Esken and Mr Walter-Borjans made clear that they are not prepared to remain in a coalition unless Ms Merkel's party give in to a series of high-stakes demands, including extra billions in spending on infrastructure and a hike in the minimum wage.

Worldwide London Bridge Victims Identified as Cambridge University Graduates
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The Metropolitan Police have named the man and woman who died in the terrorist attack near London Bridge on Friday as Jack Merritt , 25, of Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, and Saskia Jones, 23, of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Stephen Toope, the vice-chancellor of Cambridge University said he was "devastated to learn that today's hateful attack on London Bridge may have been targeted at staff, students and alumni attending an event organized by the University of Cambridge's ...

Worldwide Trump makes surprise Afghanistan trip, voices hope for ceasefire
Author: 0 Trump makes surprise Afghanistan trip, voices hope for ceasefire

He then met with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. The White House rescinded its right of guard when Trump left the country after meeting with U.S. military personnel and the Afghan president. Still, he said, the U.S. will stay in the country "until we have a deal or we have total victory". The article was heavily criticized by both social media users - as well as Donald Trump Jr and The President himself, Donald Trump.

Worldwide Johnson to Trump: Keep out of UK election
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The New European is proud of its journalism and we hope you are proud of it too. A US official told reporters in Washington that Trump "likes Prime Minister Boris Johnson personally, but he's absolutely cognizant of not wading into other countries' elections".

Worldwide Maltese prime minister announces he will resign in January
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In a televised address to the nation on Sunday, Muscat said he had informed the president that he would resign as leader of the governing Labour Party on 12 January. The Prime Minister said that over the past years he had to shoulder responsibility for the government's actions. Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in October.

Worldwide Man on the run after Netherlands stabbing
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National broadcaster NOS said the attack could not immediately be attributed to terrorism. Police cordoned off the area overnight as forensics experts combed the street for clues. "We are still looking for the perpetrator", they said, adding that they were conducting "extensive investigations". The stabbing was also not far from parliament in The Hague , which is the seat of government for the Netherlands and home to many worldwide organisations.