Canada Responds with $13 Billion in Tariffs on U.S. Goods

Canada has responded to American tariffs on steel and aluminum imports by slapping $16.6 billion Canadian dollars, or about $12.5 billion U.S. dollars, worth of taxes on U.S. imports. The levies went into effect yesterday. The U.S. has placed 25% and 10% tariffs on steel and aluminum imports respectively, from Mexico, China, Turkey, India, the […]

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War of Words Erupts Between Trump and Canadian Prime Minister

A war of words has erupted between President Trump and his senior advisers and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the wake of comments Trudeau made at the end of the recent G7 summit in Quebec. “I personally negotiated with Prime Minister Trudeau, who by the way, I basically like working with, but not until […]

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U.N. Harshly Criticizes U.S. Policy Toward Immigrant Children

The Office of the Human Rights of the United Nations harshly criticized the U.S. this week for the policy of separating young immigrant children from their parents at its southern border. Spokesperson for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Ravina Shamdasani called the policy a violation of human rights. “We are deeply concerned that […]

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North, South Korea Hold Surprise Meeting – Summit with U.S. Reinstated

The leaders of North and South Korea met for two hours along the border between the countries in the area known as the Demilitarized Zone over the weekend. The surprise meeting came just 24 hours after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was terminating a planned summit between he and North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong […]

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READ: President Trump’s Letter to Kim Jong Un

His Excellency Kim Jong Un Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Pyongyang Dear Mr. Chairman: We greatly appreciate your time, patience, and effort with respect to our recent negotiations and discussions relative to a summit long sought by both parties, which was scheduled to take place on June […]

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In China, Your Social Credit Score Can Determine Your Future

The Chinese government has begun assigning Chinese citizens credit scores in an effort to build what it calls, a culture of “sincerity.” The government will assign a score to individuals and that score will either increase or decrease based on what people buy, whom they associate with and what they post on social media. Praising […]

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