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Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia over water rights New! 2019-02-16 13:15:25NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - A top Kenyan official says the country has recalled its ambassador to Somalia and told the Somali ambassador to leave over an al

Twitter limits Khamenei account over tweet threatening Salman New! 2019-02-16 11:21:32Twitter took action Friday against an account connected to Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, for posting a message threatening aut

Cardinal Theodore McCarrick defrocked by Pope Francis New! 2019-02-16 07:20:11VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex

The Latest: Russian envoy lashes out a UK New! 2019-02-16 05:48:06MUNICH (AP) - The Latest on the international security conference taking place in Munich (all times local): 7 p.m. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lav

Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists New! 2019-02-16 05:16:51MUNICH (AP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel robustly defended European nations' decision to stand by the Iran nuclear deal in a spirited backing Sa

AP Interview: Karzai worries Pakistan talks risk peace New! 2019-02-16 05:10:32KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday that previously unscheduled peace talks between the Taliban and the Unite

Pope defrocks ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick for sex abuse, New! 2019-02-16 04:00:18VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope defrocks ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick for sex abuse, punishing the U.S. churchman on eve of crisis summit.

Iran: Sabotage may be behind failed satellite launches New! 2019-02-16 03:46:52TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's foreign minister says sabotage by the U.S. is a possible reason for Tehran's failed attempts to launch two satellites in

AP Explains: What are India's options after Kashmir New! 2019-02-16 02:38:59NEW DELHI (AP) - With India's general election barely months away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under heavy pressure from his supporters to punish

Saudi crown prince delays visit to Pakistan by 2019-02-15 23:32:16ISLAMABAD (AP) - Pakistani officials said Saturday a visit by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Islamabad has been delayed by a day, a sudden

Graham: US should be stronger on Canadians detained 2019-02-15 18:35:04MUNICH (AP) - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said Friday the response by the United States to China detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the

Bill offered to keep U.S. in compliance with 2019-02-15 17:22:49Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Hawaii Democrat and 2020 presidential hopeful, urged her congressional colleagues Friday to pass a bill blocking President Trump f

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North American stock markets up on trade-deal optimism 2019-02-15 17:59:17Canada's main stock index posted a triple-digit gain Friday after oil hit a three-month high to extend the market's winning streak to six weeks. Sto

Gunman kills 5, wounds 5 officers in workplace 2019-02-15 17:04:34A gunman opened fire at a manufacturing plant in suburban Chicago on Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatal

Thief admits to heist involving Sweden's royal crown 2019-02-15 15:07:12The main suspect in the theft of royal funeral artifacts from a Swedish cathedral confessed Friday to stealing them after his DNA was found on the ite

Advance on last ISIS enclave in eastern Syria 2019-02-15 12:58:24The offensive on the last enclave in eastern Syria held by ISIS has been blunted by the discovery of hundreds of civilians still living there, a comma

Low vaccination rates, global outbreaks fuel U.S. measles 2019-02-15 10:01:32In New York state and Washington state, U.S. travelers picked up measles in foreign countries where the highly contagious disease was running rampant

Myanmar army chief, in 1st interview since Rohingya 2019-02-15 09:44:06Myanmar's army chief, who is facing international calls that he be prosecuted for genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority, has denied any syste

Haiti to unveil economic measures to quell violent 2019-02-15 09:13:24After eight days of street violence that left at least seven people dead, the president of Haiti addressed the nation, rejecting protesters' demands

Can't copyright the Carlton dance, Fresh Prince star 2019-02-15 09:03:49The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star Alfonso Ribeiro, who's suing two video-game makers over the so-called Carlton dance he popularized during the 1990s

Nigeria voters yearn for meaningful change on eve 2019-02-15 08:49:23On the eve of Nigeria's election, the spectacle of campaign expenditure is at odds with the rampant poverty afflicting many. Many of Nigeria's poor

U.S. announces new sanctions against Maduro officials, aid 2019-02-15 07:33:47The Trump administration is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, this time using U.S. military air

Trump declares national emergency over funds to build 2019-02-15 06:13:04U.S. President Donald Trump has signed a congressional bill to avert another government shutdown and has declared a national emergency to fulfil his p

India warns of 'crushing response' to Kashmir suicide 2019-02-15 05:42:32India's prime minister warned Friday of a "crushing response" to the suicide bombing of a paramilitary convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir, an atta

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Trump officials promote joint action against Iran and 2019-02-14 18:10:00In a choreographed show of rare unity, officials from the United States, Arab states and Israel joined together at a Middle East peace conference Thur

In the Philippines, where 'rice is life,' a 2019-02-14 13:00:00The Philippines has long touted the idea of self-sufficiency in rice, an essential staple here at the heart of every breakfast, lunch and dinner. But

Germany faces an awkward struggle to build and 2019-02-14 11:50:00German Chancellor Angela Merkel had taken off for an international meeting in Buenos Aires in November when the electronics systems on her Luftwaffe j

After libel arrest, Philippine journalist Maria Ressa urges 2019-02-14 10:40:00The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration was freed on ba

U.S. and Chinese officials meet in Beijing for 2019-02-14 09:35:00American and Chinese officials met in Beijing on Thursday for high-level trade talks in an effort to reach a deal to end a bruising trade war, after P

Iran suicide bombing kills 27 Revolutionary Guard members 2019-02-13 22:25:00A suicide bombing killed 27 of Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard members and injured 13 others shortly after sunset Wednesday in the coun

U.S. hosts Middle East peace conference in Poland, 2019-02-13 19:20:00The United States on Wednesday opened a highly promoted international conference on peace in the Middle East, but some central players, the Palestinia

Prominent journalist Maria Ressa, a Duterte critic, faces 2019-02-13 18:05:00Maria Ressa, a veteran Philippine journalist and frequent target of the country’s president, was arrested Wednesday and charged with cyber libel

Elliott Abrams, U.S. envoy for Venezuela, faces combative 2019-02-13 17:20:00In his first appearance in Congress as special U.S. envoy for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams on Wednesday defended the Trump administration’s seeming

Spain may be headed to early election after 2019-02-13 12:45:00Catalan separatist and right-wing lawmakers in the Spanish parliament's lower house rejected the ruling socialist government's 2019 budget plan Wedn

In Iraq, Iran-affiliated militias that helped rout Islamic 2019-02-13 06:00:00In 2014, as Islamic State militants were seizing large chunks of Iraqi territory and advancing toward Baghdad, hundreds of thousands of volunteers ros

'El Chapo' is likely going to prison for 2019-02-12 20:10:00Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera was more than just a drug trafficker. He was also a folk hero. His improbable rise from the dusty mountain

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Graham: US should be stronger on Canadians detained 2019-02-15 18:35:04U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham says the response by the United States to China detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a Chinese H

Photos emerge showing Venezuela's 'Death Squad' with lifeless 2019-02-15 17:03:02Since January, more than 40 deaths – many of which occurred during the mass protests against President Nicolas Maduro -- have been linked to a s

Lebanon's Cabinet wins vote of confidence in parliament 2019-02-15 16:42:29Lebanon's parliament gave the new government of Prime Minister Saad Hariri a vote of confidence after days of heated debates and harsh verbal exchang

Father, brother, uncle of woman living in Italy 2019-02-15 16:05:39Despite an alleged confession, the father, brother and uncle of a Pakistani woman living in Italy were acquitted Friday of her death in a suspected&nb

Locals find monarch colony in Mexico after yearslong 2019-02-15 15:43:17For years, park rangers and conservationists working around Mexico's Nevado de Toluca volcano chased rumors of a monarch butterfly colony that winter

81-year-old widow only resident on remote island at 2019-02-15 15:34:56An 81-year-old former free diver is the only living resident on a tiny island in the middle of the Sea of Japan caught up in one of the most heated te

US military aircraft to deliver 200 tons of 2019-02-15 14:51:51The Trump administration is sending more than 200 tons of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia as early as Saturday as it increases p

66 killed in Nigerian state before presidential election 2019-02-15 13:33:22Authorities in Nigeria's Kaduna state are reporting at least 66 deaths in a wave of violence just before the country's presidential election.

Former Coca-Cola scientist accused of stealing trade secrets 2019-02-15 13:25:18A Chinese-born scientist formerly employed by Coca-Cola is now accused of trying to steal trade secrets from companies reportedly working with the bev

Black belt Vladimir Putin shows off his judo 2019-02-15 12:56:53In another bit of machismo self-promotion, Russian President Vladimir Putin got a chance to flash his martial-arts skills during a workout with the Ru

New UN Syria envoy sees opportunity in constitution 2019-02-15 12:37:07The new U.N. envoy for Syria says he sees the long-delayed formation of a committee to draft a new constitution for Syria "as a potential door-opener

Bombshell book alleges a Vatican gay subculture, hypocrisy 2019-02-15 12:29:52A gay French writer has lifted the lid on what he calls one of the world's largest gay communities, the Vatican, estimating that most of its prelates

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Nigerian presidential poll postponed, opposition slams decision New! 2019-02-16 13:44:16Nigerian authorities postponed Saturday's national election by a week, just hours before polls had been due to open, prompting the opposition candida

French police fire tear gas as latest 'yellow New! 2019-02-16 13:32:55French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters who threw projectiles and set bins on fire in Paris, Lyon and Bordeaux on Saturday, as the 14th st

Fifteen Egyptian troops killed or wounded in North New! 2019-02-16 13:01:49Fifteen Egyptian military personnel were killed or wounded in a clash on Saturday in North Sinai in which seven militants were also killed, the Egypti

More Venezuela aid arrives in Colombia amid uncertainty New! 2019-02-16 12:39:49A U.S. military transport plane carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans landed in the Colombian border city of Cucuta on Saturday, where food

Top French officer raps West's tactics against IS New! 2019-02-16 12:37:35A senior French officer involved in the fight against Islamic State in Syria faces punishment after launching a scathing attack on the U.S.-led coalit

Zimbabwean rescuers pull 22 bodies from mine, eight New! 2019-02-16 12:34:23Zimbabwean rescuers pulled the bodies of at least 22 illegal gold miners out of shafts west of Harare that were flooded earlier in the week, and rescu

U.S. backs India's right to defend itself after New! 2019-02-16 12:31:54The United States has told India it supports its right to defend itself against cross-border attacks, the government in New Delhi said on Saturday as

Socialists lead Spain's election race, set to win New! 2019-02-16 12:30:39Spain's Socialist Party will win the largest number of seats in a parliamentary election set for April 28, according to a GESOP opinion poll publishe

Islamic State claims North Sinai attack, says 20 New! 2019-02-16 12:19:47Islamic state has claimed responsibility for an attack in North Sinai on Saturday which it said killed 20 Egyptian military troops, the group's AMAQ

Islamic State's 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in New! 2019-02-16 12:19:16U.S.-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State's last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bring

Russian university building partly collapses, no casualties: agencies New! 2019-02-16 11:30:13A university building partly collapsed on Saturday in the Russian city of St Petersburg, trapping people under debris, but emergency services reported

Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel's call to work New! 2019-02-16 11:23:16U.S. Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday in a renewed attack on Washington's traditional allies, re

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Branson organizes aid concert on Colombia-Venezuela border 2019-02-15 14:06:16 British billionaire Richard Branson will organize a benefit concert next week, called Venezuela Aid Live, to help ease the ongoing crisis in the Sout

Japan moves to recognize indigenous Ainu minority for 2019-02-15 13:11:42 The Japanese government endorsed a bill Friday to officially recognize for the first time the Ainu ethnic minority as an indigenous people of the cou

North Korea admitted Japanese citizen alive with family, 2019-02-15 12:48:07 North Korean authorities say a Japanese citizen possibly abducted to North Korea in 1978 is alive, according to a Japanese press report.

China closes Mount Everest Tibet route to tourists 2019-02-15 11:32:42 China has closed the Tibetan entrance to Mount Everest indefinitely because of mounting garbage that's been left on the world's tallest mountain.

USS Blue Ridge visits South Korean port city 2019-02-15 11:26:43 The U.S. Seventh Fleet's flagship USS Blue Ridge arrived in the South Korean port city of Busan on Friday.

North Korea's Kim Chang Son arrives at Beijing 2019-02-15 09:45:22 North Korea negotiator Kim Chang Son arrived in Beijing late Friday en route to working-level talks with U.S. counterparts in Vietnam.

Mike Pence pays tribute to Holocaust victims in 2019-02-15 08:57:14 U.S. Vice President Mike Pence joined Polish President Andrzej Duda Friday in a visit to the infamous Auschwitz death camp to pay tribute to Holocaus

Total, Aramco to retail fuel in Saudi Arabia 2019-02-15 08:34:56 Total and Saudi Aramco will develop a network of retail fuel stations in Saudi Arabia as equal partners, Saudi Aramco said.

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez calls for April elections 2019-02-15 07:58:14 A budget standoff prompted Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez Friday to call for snap general elections in two months -- the third country's gener

U.N. campaign aims to raise $920M to help 2019-02-15 07:27:48 A pair of United Nations aid agencies started a campaign Friday to raise nearly $1 billion to help more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

Eni reaches its highest ever production level 2019-02-15 07:00:41 Eni reached its 2022 targets four years ahead by reaching a production level of 1.85 million barrels per day, thanks to increased African production.

USFK chief: American troop presence in South Korea 2019-02-15 02:05:51 U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Robert Abrams said Friday that the presence of American troops in South Korea is not related to an end-of-war declar

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Vatican dismisses former cardinal McCarrick from priesthood over New! 2019-02-16 04:06:08Disgraced former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the priesthood following allegations against him, including sexual abuse of m

Advance on last IS group enclave in Syria New! 2019-02-16 03:38:42"Large numbers" of civilians remain inside the last Islamic State group enclave in Syria prompting a fresh delay in a final advance, Kurdish-led for

Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala’s funeral to be held New! 2019-02-16 02:49:03The body of footballer Emiliano Sala arrived in Argentia on Friday, ahead of this weekend's funeral in his hometown of Progreso. Sala, 28, was killed

Five killed in shooting at Illinois factory New! 2019-02-16 01:36:49A gunman opened fire at an Illinois factory just after receiving notice of termination from his job there on Friday, killing five fellow workers and w

Nigeria postpones presidential election until February 23 New! 2019-02-16 01:09:27Nigeria's electoral commission delayed the presidential election until Feb. 23, making the announcement a mere five hours before polls were set to op

‘The climate won’t wait’: French students skip school 2019-02-15 17:05:39Under a bright blue sky on an unseasonably warm February day, several hundred high school and university students skipped class to demonstrate in fron

US raises pressure on Maduro with sanctions against 2019-02-15 16:11:28The US ratcheted up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by sanctioning some of his top security officials and the head of the st

Uighur diaspora asks China for proof that disappeared 2019-02-15 12:14:25

Timeline of US withdrawal from Syria remains vague 2019-02-15 11:26:52Even though President Trump announced in December the withdrawal of all US troops from Syria, no detail has been revealed by Washington, as Western al

PetroCaribe Challenge: The campaign mobilising Haitians against corruption 2019-02-15 10:32:17For more than a week Haitians have been taking to the streets, demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse and an independent investigat

A life of exile: How drought is forcing 2019-02-15 09:45:37Every day, 300 Hondurans take to the road for a life of exile in the United States. They are reluctantly leaving behind a country that is becoming inc

Last call for alcohol: French winemakers prepare for 2019-02-15 08:11:52French champagne house Taittinger has stepped up production this year as it sends more bottles to the United Kingdom in preparation for the likelihood

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White House face-off? NHL star Ovechkin wants to New! 2019-02-16 13:52:49 Russian NHL star Alexander Ovechkin has said he would be open to a White House visit and would use the opportunity to ask US President Donald Trump &

Bill Gates backs tiny robotic surgeons that operate New! 2019-02-16 13:03:06 Bill Gates has thrown $10 million behind the development of tiny camera-wielding surgical robots that can be placed inside a person’s body thro

‘The most honorable thing I’ve ever seen’: Cormier New! 2019-02-16 12:30:00 UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has paid tribute to lightweight king Khabib Nurmagomedov for paying his teammates’ fines from the brawl

‘EU needs renovation’: Lavrov says Europe has ‘lost New! 2019-02-16 12:29:31 Russian foreign minister says European project failing to provide security and prosperity for continent, while EU wastes its energies on confronting

Tearful family and friends gather for footballer Sala's New! 2019-02-16 11:41:29 Mourners are gathering to pay their respects to footballer Emiliano Sala in his Argentinian homeland as the funeral and wake are held for the Cardiff

Moscow court orders US investor of Baring Vostok New! 2019-02-16 10:55:49 The founder and senior partner of Baring Vostok private equity fund, Michael Calvey, will be detained in Moscow for two months after his bail got rej

This Russian airport is listed among the world’s New! 2019-02-16 10:45:37 One of the newest Russian airports, Platov International Airport in the city of Rostov-on-Don, has received the highest mark from the UK-based rankin

‘I do not recognize my country’: Yellow Vests New! 2019-02-16 10:38:00 France gathered for the 15th week of Gilets Jaunes protests, with the injury toll of the worst civil unrest in decades now resembling that of a small

Fergie time: Sir Alex to return to Old New! 2019-02-16 10:36:00 Sir Alex Ferguson is returning to the Old Trafford dugout one more time in May for a special charity match against Bayern Munich to mark 20 years sin

Over 85 rescued after several floors collapse at New! 2019-02-16 10:26:00 A university building has partially collapsed in the city of St. Petersburg, forcing frightened students and lecturers to flee through thick plumes o

‘Pray he has no plans for children’: Internet New! 2019-02-16 10:23:00 The internet has recoiled in collective agony after Russian MMA fighter Sergei Kharitonov suffered a brutal low-blow during his heavyweight match-up

Munich brawl: Pence clashes with Merkel and Mogherini New! 2019-02-16 09:55:28 US Vice President Mike Pence went full throttle in Munich as he rolled out a list of Washington's demands to the EU, clashing with Germany's Angela

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Iran asks Pakistan to move against militants who New! 2019-02-16 04:00:15 “If Pakistan does not carry out its responsibilities, Iran reserves the right to confront threats on its borders ... based on international law

Vatican defrocks former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick over New! 2019-02-16 03:58:16Pope Francis has defrocked the former US cardinal Theodore McCarrick over accusations he sexually abused minors some 50 years ago, a Vatican statement

Saudi Crown Prince's visit to Pakistan delayed 2019-02-15 23:28:46The Saudi Crown Prince will be accompanied by a high-level delegation, including members of the royal family, ministers and businessmen. This will be

Nigeria presidential election postponed by a week 2019-02-15 22:47:07"The commission came to the conclusion that proceeding with the election as scheduled is no longer feasible. Consequently the commissioners decided t

Gunman kills five in mass shooting at US 2019-02-15 22:07:35The shooting took place at approximately 1:28 pm (1928 GMT), at a giant manufacturing complex in Aurora, Illinois. Police said officers engaged in a f

Pakistan gets ready to woo Saudi crown prince 2019-02-15 20:43:58

US envoy says talks with China 'made headway' 2019-02-15 08:40:49

Trump will sign border deal but will declare 2019-02-15 06:26:13Congress lopsidedly approved a border security compromise that would avert a second painful government shutdown. But a new confrontation has been igni

Crunch time as Nigeria goes to the polls 2019-02-15 06:19:38 Nigeria made final preparations Friday on the eve of presidential elections, with candidates pitting continuity against reform in a battle between in

British opposition leader to meet EU Brexit negotiator 2019-02-15 06:15:18The leader of Britain's opposition Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, will visit Brussels next week for talks with EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier. "M

Spain's Socialist leader calls early elections for April 2019-02-15 06:00:05Spain's prime minister on Friday has called an early general election for April 28. The news that Spaniards are having to go to the polls for the thi

Security tight for Bangladesh 'mini-Hajj' 2019-02-15 05:10:36However, tension has been running high ahead of this year's four-day event after violent clashes between two Bangladeshi rival factions left one pers

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Trump said he’d be sued over his emergency New! 2019-02-16 02:14:41Texas landowners argue the wall could cut them off from land that's been in their families for generations.

GoFundMe to helicopter stranded Canadian nurses to Haiti New! 2019-02-16 00:59:28Eight nurses from Canada are trapped in a compound in Haiti. A helicopter flight could be their best chance to flee the country amid violent protests.

U.S. response to detained Canadians in China not 2019-02-15 23:24:14"The president has been tough on China but this is one area where I think we need to make a more definitive statement, because the two people arreste

Nigeria delays election hours before polls open, citing 2019-02-15 22:34:59“This was a difficult decision to take but necessary for successful delivery of the elections and the consolidation of our democracy,” com

Year in space put astronaut’s immune system on 2019-02-15 21:13:42A number of genes connected to his immune system became hyperactive, compared to the astronaut's identical twin who remained on Earth.

Unclear how court fights will play out against 2019-02-15 20:01:54The National Emergencies Act of 1976 doesn’t say what constitutes a national emergency or impose any other limits on the president.

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chair, may be 2019-02-15 19:47:07Paul Manafort's recommended sentence would be the lengthiest term imposed in the Russia investigation.

Republicans deeply torn over Trump’s call for a 2019-02-15 18:55:46Some are backing the president, while others are vehemently opposed to what they see as constitutional overreach.

Alberta-based missionary group fleeing Haiti as violence engulfs 2019-02-15 16:46:17Global Affairs raised its travel warning for Haiti Friday morning telling all Canadians to avoid all travel due to civil unrest in the count

Gag order imposed in trial of Roger Stone, 2019-02-15 16:02:16Stone, a former adviser for U.S. president Donald Trump, has pleaded not guilty to charges laid in connection with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's i

‘Pumpkin orange’ alligators spotted roaming around South Carolina 2019-02-15 13:43:57At least two orange-coloured alligators have been spotted roaming around a South Carolina neighbourhood, baffling residents.

Amid tough trade talk, Trump admin waived steel 2019-02-15 13:36:37Donald Trump's Commerce Department approved tariff exemption requests from 370 companies for up to 4.1 million tons of foreign steel.


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