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The summit, which was attended by Cabinet secretaries and individuals affected by the opioid epidemic, comes two days after Attorney General Jeff Sessions said a new task force would go after pharmaceutical companies and distributors for contributing to the epidemic.
  • Mexico, US meet to talk about US steel, aluminum actions

    Mexico, US meet to talk about US steel, aluminum actions

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    Mexican negotiators have said the auto content issue must be resolved in large part between the White House and the Big Three Detroit automakers who dominate the industry. Mexico has consistently rejected paying for the wall, and its government had hoped to arrange a meeting between President Enrique Pena Nieto and Trump in the next few weeks.
  • Trump, Congressional Leaders Honor Billy Graham In Rare Capitol Hill Tribute

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    Capitol. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., also spoke at the memorial service, as dozens of lawmakers, cabinet officials and family members gathered to honor Graham. The others are two U.S. Capitol Police officers who died in the line of duty in 1998 and civil rights hero Rosa Parks in 2005. "Everywhere he went, Reverend Graham delivered the same handsome message: God loves you", Trump said.
  • YouTube faces lawsuit after allegedly refusing to hire white or Asian males

    YouTube faces lawsuit after allegedly refusing to hire white or Asian males

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    The suit even cites incidents of spiking, whereby male co-workers would put alcohol in her drinks and then make jokes about it. "Not only did Google fail to prevent severe and pervasive sexual harassment in Plaintiff's workplace, but the repeated and awkward meetings that Human Resources forced Plaintiff to attend led her group to retaliate against her in the very way she feared", the lawsuit states.
  • Texas joins 20 states in lawsuit against Obamacare

    Texas joins 20 states in lawsuit against Obamacare

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    President Trump and Republicans often assert that the tax bill repealed the individual mandate, but that's not exactly correct. "Once the heart of the ACA-the individual mandate-is declared unconstitutional , the remainder of the ACA must also fall", the states wrote in the complaint, filed in federal court in Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Republicans Rejects Students' Call For Tougher Gun Laws

    Republicans Rejects Students' Call For Tougher Gun Laws

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    The shooting has reignited the gun-control debate and pressure is mounting on lawmakers to take action but it is unclear whether Congress will consider new gun safety legislation. "That's pretty profound. Then we also know that there are problems in the system with background checks where people slip through the cracks". "Of course we want to listen to these kids, but we also want to make sure that we protect peoples' due process rights and legal constitutional rights while making sure ...
  • First transgender service member joins military following Trump ban

    First transgender service member joins military following Trump ban

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    Military", Major David Eastburn, a Pentagon spokesman, said. Dave Eastburn said to CNN yesterday. The post Pentagon Says First Openly Transgender Recruit Has Signed Contract with U.S. Late past year, transgender people were allowed for the first time to enlist in the US military, after the Trump administration decided not to appeal the rulings.
  • US Solidifies Duties On Chinese Foil As WTO Brawl Looms

    US Solidifies Duties On Chinese Foil As WTO Brawl Looms

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    America's Department of Commerce has concluded that Chinese exporters are selling aluminum foil in the U.S. at "48.64 to 106.09 percent less than fair value". Dingsheng's margin was 19.98 percent. For Jiangsu Zhongji, countervailing duty margins will be 17.14 percent. Loften Aluminum (Hong Kong) Limited, Manakin Industries LLC, and Suzhou Manakin Aluminum Processing Technology Co Ltd will be given 80.97 percent.
  • High wind warning issued, with gusts up to 60 miles per hour expected

    High wind warning issued, with gusts up to 60 miles per hour expected

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    The storm will then track up to off the New England coast on Friday . Motorists should use caution, especially motorists in high profile vehicles. Of course those that are weather fanatics in the High Country will turn their attention to Grandfather Mountain this weekend to see if another wind speed record is broken.
  • India, Pakistan have to sit and talk over border tensions

    India, Pakistan have to sit and talk over border tensions

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    Ghani said the peace process, and a ceasefire must be agreed upon with the Taliban . "The United States and the worldwide communities strongly support the path to peace that President Ghani laid out in his speech", she said. After an worldwide peace conference in Kabul , Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Wednesday unveiled a plan to open talks with the Taliban, including eventually recognising them as a political party.
  • Red alert as Arctic blasts bring country to standstill

    Red alert as Arctic blasts bring country to standstill

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    Snow has blocked many roads and damaged power pylons across Albania, leading to power cuts in many rural areas. 'Long delays and cancellations on bus, rail and air travel could occur. Heading into Friday he warned that the snow in the south west may turn into freezing rain and could "give a glaze of ice " on top any lying snow - making conditions "even more treacherous".
  • USA ambassador to Mexico stepping down

    USA ambassador to Mexico stepping down

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    Jacobson, a President Obama appointee, said her resignation will be effective May 5. She has served in government for 31 years. "This decision is all the more hard because of my profound belief in the importance of the U.S. For Jacobson, the ambassadorial post was the culmination of a career largely centered in Washington, where she was most recently the assistant secretary for Western Hemisphere affairs.