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Six people were killed Thursday when the FIGG Bridge Group's newly constructed Miami bridge collapsed over a busy street. They ranged in age from 20 to 50. ABC streamlines the building process so bridge construction projects can be completed quicker and be more cost-efficient. "We're trying to navigate through some hard times".
  • China says still talking with U.S. on trade

    China says still talking with U.S. on trade

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    Zhong also took issue with the statistics behind the trade imbalance - which showed a record $375.2 billion U.S. deficit with China during Trump's first year in office. "If they drop their horrific barriers & tariffs on U.S. products going in, we will likewise drop ours". Trump's response came after Malmstrom on Twitter described what she called "frank" but fruitless talks with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels last Saturday.
  • Rex Tillerson cancels day's events in Kenya over illness

    Rex Tillerson cancels day's events in Kenya over illness

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    The five-nation trip to Africa has coincided with two major foreign-policy events: President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum, and the dramatic announcement on Thursday evening that the president would meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in May.
  • Trump tariffs: European Union wants clarity on exemption

    Trump tariffs: European Union wants clarity on exemption

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    Saturday's meetings in Brussels had been previously planned but took on greater importance because of Trump's announcement of a 25-percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum imports. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels over the weekend. "We are friends. We are allies". "We are an ally, not a threat", Katainen said.
  • New TPP, minus U.S., signed in Chile

    New TPP, minus U.S., signed in Chile

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    This is "a strong sign against the protectionist pressures, and in favour of a world open to free trade, without unilateral sanctions and the threat of trade wars", Chilean Foreign Minister Heraldo Munoz said . The CPTPP will do away with virtually all tariffs and other barriers to trading goods, and help shipments clear Customs more easily. New Zealand has to pass legislation before it can ratify the agreement, although the previous government did that with the original TPP, which needed ...
  • Trump will talk to Mueller if he speeds up Russian Federation probe

    Trump will talk to Mueller if he speeds up Russian Federation probe

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    Trump's legal team, the Journal noted, has been "under pressure" from the president to end Mueller's investigation. In one of these instances, Trump reportedly asked his former chief of staff, Reince Priebus , if his sit-down with the investigators had been "nice" and asked how they treated him.
  • Conrad Sangma-Kharge lock horns over northeast polls

    Conrad Sangma-Kharge lock horns over northeast polls

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    According to power sharing formula, UDP leader and former chief minister Donkupar Roy is likely to be the new Speaker of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly. Union Minister and BJP Karnataka poll in-charge Prakash Javadekar has said that the impact of the BJP victory in the north-east will be felt in the upcoming Karnataka Assembly polls as well.
  • France to set age of sexual consent at 15 after rape outcry

    France to set age of sexual consent at 15 after rape outcry

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    Although the age of consent is now set at 15, prosecutors have to prove in court that it was non-consensual in order to secure a rape conviction. In another case involving an 11-year-old girl, a 28-year-old man was charged with sexual relations with a minor, rather than rape, a decision that angered the child's family.
  • Woman tries to open door during flight from San Francisco to Boise

    Woman tries to open door during flight from San Francisco to Boise

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    The woman was restrained until the flight landed in Boise where police met the plane at the gate according to a statement from SkyWest . On Monday, a woman on a United Express flight operated by SkyWest Airlines attempted to open the cabin door while the plane was in the air, a SkyWest spokesperson confirmed to Business Insider.
  • 1 killed in communal violence in Central Sri Lanka

    1 killed in communal violence in Central Sri Lanka

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    The decision has been taken in a cabinet meeting with the view of preventing the riots from spreading to other parts of the country. "The curfew was imposed to control the situation in the area", said police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera. A police official said 24 people had been arrested over the killing so far. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe also ordered an investigation into alleged police inaction in handling the clash.
  • New Toyota Auris, aka Corolla iM, has only one non-hybrid powerplant

    New Toyota Auris, aka Corolla iM, has only one non-hybrid powerplant

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    Other manufacturers, notably Suzuki and Kia, have long-standing commitments to hybrid , but "Toyota was the first and focused all its efforts on developing and positioning the technology as a good alternative" to diesel, said Felipe Munoz, an expert at London-based auto industry analysts Jato Dynamics.