Daily Archive: May 25, 2016

May 25

China Accuses US of Hampering Trade With Steel Duties

China accused the United States on Thursday of hampering trade after Washington imposed duties of up to 450 percent on Chinese steel in its latest response to a flood of low-priced imports. The Ministry of Commerce complained U.S. regulators discriminated against Chinese suppliers by using incorrect standards for deciding what production cost and market prices …

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May 25

Philippines’ Duterte Apologizes to Trudeau Over Beheading

The Philippines’ presumptive president-elect says he has apologized to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the beheading by Muslim militants of a Canadian hostage in the southern province of Sulu. Mayor Rodrigo Duterte of southern Davao City told reporters Thursday that he apologized for the April 25 beheading of hostage John Ridsdel when Trudeau called …

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May 25

New Taiwan President to Visit Allies Panama, Paraguay

Taiwan’s foreign minister says President Tsai Ing-wen will visit diplomatic allies Panama and Paraguay next month in her first overseas trip since taking office. David Lee told legislators that Tsai’s trip will likely include the usual stop-overs in the U.S., but said arrangements were still being made. China has formal diplomatic relations with just 22 …

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May 25

One suspect apologizes after robbing Frankfort boats; Four suspects still at large

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ)- Surveillance shots of a suspect accused of stealing items from at least three boats at the Frankfort Boat Club, along with three other accomplices, have been lighting up social media. This, after a post shared by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office asked for the public’s help to track them down. Frankfort resident …

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May 25

Trump to Kimmel: My Past Pro-Clinton Comments Weren’t Sincere

During an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Wednesday night, Donald Trump admitted that he wasn’t sincere when he made glowing comments about Bill and Hillary Clinton prior to his bid for the presidency. Kimmel asked the presumptive Republican presidential nominee about his once-effusive take on the Clintons, and Trump took the bait, acknowledging his past …

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May 25

Warm for Thursday, with scattered rain showers

Overview: Scattered rain showers and thunderstorms will be possible early tonight, with overnight low temperatures around 65 degrees and mostly cloudy skies. Thursday will be warm and muggy, with another chance for scattered rain showers and thunderstorms. Thursday high temperatures will be around 84 degrees. Temperatures remain in the low to mid 80s Friday through …

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May 25

The Latest: G-7 Leaders Arrive at Japan’s Sacred Ise Shrine

The latest news on the Group of Seven summit in Japan, where the leaders of the seven advanced economies are meeting for two days (all times local): ——— 11 a.m. The leaders of the G-7 nations are arriving at Ise Jingu, (ee-say jin-gu) a shrine that is the most hallowed site for Japan’s indigenous Shinto …

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May 25

Smokers and Polluters in New Zealand Hit With Higher Taxes

Smokers and polluters in New Zealand will get hit with higher taxes as part of the government’s economic plan. The government on Thursday released its annual budget, forecasting that rising fiscal surpluses in coming years will allow it to begin paying down its public debt. The government plans to hike tobacco taxes by 46 percent …

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May 25

How Young American Girls Are Being Sold Online

In an old home movie, young Natalie is laughing and running around with a soccer ball. She’s around 12 years old, and she looks at the camera and says, “When I grow up, I would like to be a doctor.” But a few years later, that laughing, carefree young girl was sold for sex allegedly …

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May 25

India Vows Swift Justice After African Student Killed

India promised swift punishment after a student from Congo was fatally attacked last week in New Delhi, following a demand by several African missions that the government take steps to ensure the safety of Africans living in India. Hundreds of thousands of African nationals study and work in India and routinely deal with rampant racism …

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