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On Monday, President Trump told reporters from Breitbart News and other conservative outlets that his administration is slapping punitive tariffs of up to 24 percent on softwood lumber imports from Canada, and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross confirmed the news, saying the Commerce Department has determined that such countervailing duties are necessary because Canada subsidizes its softwood lumber industry. The...
Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) is pushing revised legislation on climate change. California’s fight against climate change would be overhauled under legislation advanced by an Assembly committee on Monday. The legislation, a revised version of a measure introduced earlier this year, would link the state’s efforts against greenhouse gases, which contribute to global warming, and other pollutants, which cause...
Stop me if you've heard this one before... A new mom goes about her daily business, stops to breastfeed her infant child, and gets promptly shamed for it. Sound familiar? These stories pop up every so often, and they never get any less frustrating to hear. One of the latest incident involves Avery Lane, a woman living on a...
This content requires the Adobe Flash plugin THE NRL player market has caught fire again with news Jarryd Hayne is considering his option of leaving the Titans at the end of the season. Hayne’s potential shock move would once again have huge ramifications for clubs across the competition. Hayne’s suddenly uncertain future is just one of several...
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of US tranportation company Uber Travis Kalanick wears a helmet as he speaks at an event in New Delhi on December 16, 2016. / AFP / MONEY SHARMA (Photo credit: MONEY SHARMA/AFP/Getty Images) Uber CEO Travis Kalanick now has a private driver rather than using his own company’s services, according to a Sunday...
Downing Street is refusing to back the French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron in his runoff against the far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Theresa May invited Macron to Downing Street during his campaign visit to the UK in February, prompting criticism from the Front National leader. But the prime minister’s official spokesman would not be drawn on the outcome...
FILE PHOTO: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte points to photographers during an awarding ceremony for outstanding government workers, at the Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines December 19, 2016. REUTERS/Ezra Acayan/File Photo A Philippines lawyer filed a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against President Rodrigo Duterte and senior officials on Monday, accusing them of crimes against humanity in a...
Marine Le Pen told supporters the “survival of France” was at stake in the second round of the presidential election in a jubilant speech at her rally in Hénin-Beaumont in France’s northern rust belt. The Front National president said the first step towards the Elysée had been taken and that it was time to “free the French people from...
HBO Each week following episodes of the third and final season of The Leftovers, Sophie Gilbert and Spencer Kornhaber will discuss HBO’s drama about the aftermath of two percent of the world’s population suddenly vanishing. Sophie Gilbert: Spencer, am I right in thinking that last week there were no opening credits for the show? No OG string-horror as...
The Harlem-based civil rights group run by the Rev. Al Sharpton is stepping up its pressure on the White House, with a vocal call to arms in the fights for immigration rights and health care protection. The National Action Network holds its annual convention this week — with an emphasis on action. With President Trump approaching his 100th day...

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The Empire strikes... Gold - Darth Vader's mask has been made to mark Star Wars' 40th anniversary.

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