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China tariffs hammer drops: Trump announces new duties on $200bn worth of Chinese goods

US President Donald Trump has announced import tariffs on $ 200 billion worth of Chinese goods. China has promised to retaliate. The move, which sees $ 200 billion worth of Chinese imports slapped with a ten percent levy, comes amid a deepening trade spat between the world’s two largest economies. The tariffs will be applied to more than 1,000 Chinese ...

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Kim Jong-un and South Korean president hammer out US summit plans

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has held a surprise closed-door meeting with his South Korean counterpart over the cancelled summit with US President Donald Trump. The meeting is the second of its kind in two months, with the pair sitting down at a location near the demilitarized zone on the Korean peninsula READ MORE: ‘They’re playing with world peace’: What next ...

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Conservative pundits hammer Trump for US-led strikes in Syria

In the wake of US-led airstrikes against Syria following an alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, many of US President Donald Trump’s most ardent supporters have vehemently criticized the action. Conservative writers, bloggers and newscasters that have long stood by Trump are abandoning the president in the wake of his latest intervention in Syria for breaking one of his main ...

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It’s gonna be huge? Last ever statue of naked Donald Trump goes under hammer

People wishing to own a statue of a naked President Donald Trump will have one final chance to get their hands on the full package, as the last such item is about to go under the hammer. The statue is the last remaining piece created by the West Coast artist collective INDECLINE. Titled ‘The Emperor Has No Balls,’ the statues ...

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USS Carl Vinson in Vietnam port: Americans hammer out new scheme to deter China

The arrival of an American aircraft carrier in Vietnam indicates Washington’s intention to make the country a part of its new anti-Chinese block, which also includes Japan, Australia and India, an expert on Asia told RT. USS Carl Vinson and two other US Navy vessels were greeted in the port of Danang on Monday, marking the largest American military presence ...

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‘The hammer will fall harder’: Danish govt plans double punishments for ‘ghetto’ crimes

The Danish government has announced plans to double penalties for certain crimes committed in so-called ‘ghetto’ areas. These districts are characterized by a higher than average immigrant population. Justice Minister, and Danish Conservative Party leader, Soren Pape Poulsen told Danish daily Berlingske that “vandalism, theft or threats could be the reason (for double penalties). That means the hammer will fall ...

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Hammer & Sickle: Fedor Smolov – an inside look at West Ham’s Russian transfer target

With strong rumors circulating that FC Krasnodar striker Fedor Smolov is set to make a £15 million ($ 20 million) switch to Premier League side West Ham United, RT Sport gives you the lowdown on the Russian target man. Fedor Mikhaylovich Smolov currently plays his club football for FC Krasnodar, located in the Southern Russian resort town of the same ...

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Hitler’s ‘majestic, yet infamous’ parade Mercedes to go under the hammer in US auction

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 03:55 A vintage Mercedes-Benz 770K, allegedly from Adolf Hitler’s personal garage, will be auctioned in Arizona next year, with ten percent of the selling price to be donated to educational projects on the Holocaust. The 1939 Mercedes-Benz 770K Offener Tourenwagen – the “Super Mercedes” parade car had been used by “none other than Adolf Hitler,” said Worldwide ...

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‘Cocked hammer’: Russia readies reciprocal measures against US media

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 15:44 The Russian government is ready to propose reciprocal legislative measures targeting US media outlets and NGOs in response to discrimination against news organizations like RT and Sputnik in the United States, the Russian deputy justice minister has said. Concrete proposals to give effect to such measures are almost ready and will be drafted as ...

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Food cart vendors attack rival with hammer in Manhattan turf war

This takes the term “food fight” to a whole new level. A trio of ferocious food cart vendors attacked a fellow vendor with a hammer in lower Manhattan Saturday morning as part of a turf war, police said. The victim was setting up shop across from Bloomingdales on Broadway near Broome St. when three other vendors looking to horn in ...

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