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Reagan Protectionism Against Trump Protectionism

. 2 March 2018 17:41 ET Ronald Reagan was the protectionist Donald Trump could be, but has not provoked any market panic or a trade war. Reagan beat import quotas for cars, motorcycles, forklifts, memory chips, color televisions, machine tools, textiles, steel, Canadian wood and mushrooms. There was no meltdown. Donald Trump card hit foreign steel and aluminum, and the …

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Syrians fight for survival in Assad's poison gas war

It is exactly 15:00. in the east Ghoutas, when Humam calls Husari. "I'm in the basement," says the 31-year-old Syrian, on the phone with HuffPost Germany . The connection is bad, but it does not collapse. In the rebel enclave of Damascus, besieged by the Syrian regime for five years, there is still internet. WhatsApp is the only outside connection. …

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The latest news: UN chief condemns terrorist attacks in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso – Latest news on the attack in Burkina Faso's capital (all local times): 12:05 The head of the United Nations condemns the terrorist attacks on Friday in the capital Burkina Faso. 19659002] Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says in a statement that the United Nations will support "Burkina Faso in its efforts to combat violent extremism and terrorism". He …

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Putin displayed five powerful weapons. Are you a threat?

The animated videos show Russian warheads headed for Florida and rockets outmaneuvering obstacles in the South Atlantic. Russia has a new class of weapons, said President Vladimir Putin on Thursday, which could make the American defense obsolete. Putin could be bluffing. It is unclear how many of the five described weapons actually exist. But a closer look at the videos …

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The police arrest after the supermarket in Dublin has attacked after the storm

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Police in Dublin said Friday they had made multiple arrests following a supermarket attack after being hit by their worst snowstorm in decades. Several Irish media reported that the supermarket was plundered, but police and supermarket owners refused to give details of the incident. The state broadcaster RTE showed social media video footage of a mechanical excavator …

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Energy is the crown jewel of the commitment of NAFTA states, even in the trade war

A new catalyst that brought the three together was Mexico's energy reform program, with the aim of breaking the ownership of the state-owned Pemex company for its industry and bringing new private investment into the Mexican energy industry. The decline was in large part due to the fact that the government in Petroleos Mexicanos made no investments and increasingly relied …

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Trump sours flagging NAFTA talks with steel trade war threats

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump's threats of unleashing a trade war over steel have undermined hope for substantial progress in recent talks on the revision of NAFTA and fears about the future of the trade agreement exacerbated. Jerry Dias, head of the Canadian union Unifor, is pictured at the hotel where the seventh round of NAFTA talks …

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A teenager who planned to attack Justin Bieber's concert gets 11 years

A 17-year-old boy planning an IS-inspired assault on a Justin Bieber concert in Wales was sentenced to at least 11 years in prison on Friday Lloyd Gunton was arrested for investigating security measures as part of one Plan to Carry Out at a Justin Bieber Concert, the BBC reported. The police found that the twisted plot was inspired by the …

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Why Italy's Insular Election Is More Important Than It Looks

Populist and far-right parties now standing to make some of their deepest inroads anywhere. Chief among the populist forces, the insurgent Five Star Movement, polling around 30 percent. Italy's center-left prime minister, Paolo Gentiloni, has sought to sound the alarm, telling the newspaper Corriere della Sera on Friday the election of the most important in a quarter-century, a "contest against …

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