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Trump slaps China with $50 billion in trade tariffs on imports

The White House has announced a 25-percent tariff on $ 50 billion worth of Chinese goods in what it calls a clampdown on unfair trade practices by Beijing. The US trade representative’s office said it issued a revised China tariff list covering 1,102 separate product categories. The first package of revised tariffs will apply to $ 34 billion of Chinese imports, ...

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Germany slaps Volkswagen with $1.8bn fine in emissions cheating scandal

Germany has fined Volkswagen €1 billion over the auto maker’s diesel emissions cheating scandal, public prosecutors have announced. The company said it won’t be appealing the fine, one of the highest ever imposed by Berlin. The €1 billion (US$ 1.8 billion) fine was ordered by the prosecutor’s office in the German city of Braunschweig. It’s the latest move against the ...

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Mexico slaps levies on US pork in response to Trump's steel & aluminum tariffs

US pork will be levied with a 20 percent tariff by Mexico in retaliation to US trade barriers on steel and aluminum, Reuters reports quoting two industry officials. Mexico has warned the US about upcoming tariffs on pork chops. The country buys more than $ 1 billion worth of pork legs and shoulders, and 90 percent of them come from ...

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US slaps Europe, Canada & Mexico with steel, aluminum tariffs

Unable to win concessions from from its trading partners ahead of the Friday deadline, the US has introduced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico and the European Union. The new 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports from the EU, Canada and Mexico come into force at midnight (04:00 GMT, Friday), ...

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Trump administration slaps new sanctions on Venezuela after ‘sham’ election

The Trump administration has stepped up economic pressure on Venezuela, announcing new financial sanctions which prohibit US citizens from purchasing any Venezuelan debt. The move comes in response to the reelection of President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday, which official Washington has dismissed as a “sham” and refused to recognize. “We call for the Maduro regime to restore democracy, hold free ...

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‘Big Brother’ house guest Paul Abrahamian slaps pal in the face

“Big Brother” has no shortage of drama — but don’t cry about it if your a house guest and Paul Abrahamian is around. Abrahamian, 24, slapped fellow cast member Josh Martinez, 23, in the face this week after he became so emotional he was brought to tears after one of his pals was evicted from the house on Thursday night. ...

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'Big Brother' Contestant Paul Abrahamian Bitch Slaps House Guest

‘Big Brother’Contestant Paul AbrahamianBitch Slaps House Guest 9/9/2017 7:29 AM PDT “Big Brother” has a little bit of everything this season, including assault and battery. Check out the live feed, where Josh Martinez breaks down after one of his comrades was evicted from the house Thursday.  Enter Paul Abrahamian, who was clearly incredulous Josh was showing emotion. For Paul, it ...

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U.S. slaps sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration slapped financial sanctions on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday after a weekend election that gave the South American country’s ruling party virtually unlimited powers. The sanctions freeze any assets Maduro may have in U.S. jurisdictions and bar Americans from doing business with him. They were outlined in a brief notice by the Treasury Department’s ...

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'You're coming across as elitist' Trump aide SLAPS DOWN BBC criticism of US President

Mr Scaramucci accused Maitlis of “coming across as elitist” while discussing Mr Trump’s wealth during their feisty 11-minute interview outside the White House. He hit out at elitist media for constantly targeting the President – such as recent allegations of collusion with Russia. “What is happening right now – which I love – is the elites and the media establishment ...

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Trump spin doctor ‘100 per cent’ promises Brexit deal and SLAPS DOWN chicken fears

White House Director of Communications Anthony Scaramucci said he was not aware of the furore – which has split opinion among top UK Government figures. In his first ever UK interview, the former financier told BBC Newsnight: “I have no idea what’s going on with the chlorine-rinsed chicken. “Even to pretend and make something up to you – I’m just ...

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