Thursday, 22 February 2018

Tag Archives: US

Trump says talks with UK will lead to tremendous rise in trade

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DAVOS: President Donald Trump said in a meeting today with British Prime Minister Theresa May that the two leaders have a great relationship, dismissing as a “false rumor” reports that they have clashed. “There was a little bit of a false rumor out there, I just wanted to correct it,” Trump ...

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Pakistan says US struck Afghan refugee camp, not terrorist sanctuary

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Thursday reiterated that the United States targeted an Afghan refugee camp in Kurram Agency and not a terrorist sanctuary a day earlier, while the US has denied that the drone strike struck an Afghan refugee camp. In separate statements released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) and Foreign ...

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11 Asia-Pacific nations agree to move towards trade deal without US

11 Asia-Pacific nations agree to move towards trade deal without US SAYS Japan

TOKYO: Eleven Asia-Pacific nations on Tuesday agreed to move toward signing a massive trade deal, Japanese officials said, after they revived it following the pullout of the United States. “A statement of agreement by the TPP 11 has finally been sealed and the 11 countries agreed to go ahead with ...

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Multiple Americans killed in Kabul hotel attack, says US official

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KABUL/WASHINGTON: Multiple American citizens were killed and injured in the Taliban’s 14-hour siege of an upscale Kabul hotel last weekend, the state department said on Tuesday. No exact figures were immediately available for either fatalities or injuries. In total, 22 people were killed in the attack including 14 foreigners, Afghan ...

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Customers angry after Bank of America tightens free-checking rules

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NEW YORK: Angry customers are calling out Bank of America after it tightened the rules for free checking. The bank’s eBanking accounts weren’t technically free: An $8.95 monthly fee applied to customers who visited tellers for routine transactions. But clients who did their banking online didn’t have to pay, no ...

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Apple invests in Malala’s education fund

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LONDON: We have yet another reason to be proud of Malala Yousafzai. According to a report, the world’s most famous CEO and perhaps the most famous – and definitely youngest – Nobel Peace Prize winner could be found on Saturday morning taking tea with a family in downtown Beirut. The ...

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Amazon raises monthly Prime price

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LONDON: Amazon has raised the price of monthly Prime memberships in the US by $2 to $12.99 (£9.40), in a bid to push more people to an annual plan. The annual cost of Prime, which includes two-day shipping and video streaming, was unchanged at $99. Amazon said the change does ...

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US government shuts down

US government shuts down

WASHINGTON: The world’s most powerful government shut down on Saturday after President Donald Trump and the U.S. Congress failed to reach a deal on funding for federal agencies, highlighting America’s deep political divisions. For the first time since October 2013 – when a similar standoff that lasted 16 days kept ...

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