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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2005 file photo a steel worker takes a sample at the blast furnace of ThyssenKrupp steel company in Duisburg, western Germany. Ordering combative action on foreign trade, President Donald Trump has declared that the U.S. will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, escalating tensions with China and other trading partners and raising the prospect of higher prices for American consumers and companies. (AP Photo/Frank Austin, file)
March 02, 2018 - 7:03 am
BERLIN (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump risks sparking a trade war with his closest allies if he goes ahead with plans to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, German officials and industry groups warned Friday. Trump, who has long railed against what he deems unfair trade practices...
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March 02, 2018 - 6:43 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's Public Order Ministry has announced it will add 200 police officers for patrol duty in Athens as anarchist groups continue a campaign of attacks in support of a jailed bombing suspect accused of wounding former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos. The 70-year-old Papademos...
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FILE - This Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 file photo, shows the Memorial on the grounds of the former German Nazi Death Camp Treblinka, near the village of Treblinka, northeast Poland. A Polish law that criminalizes accusing the Polish nation of crimes that were committed by Nazi Germany has taken effect, Thursday March 1, 2019. The law has sparked a crisis with Israel, where officials fear its true aim is to repress research on Poles who killed Jews during World War II, something Polish officials deny. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
March 02, 2018 - 6:41 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official says Germany could owe his country $850 billion (690 billion euros) for the damage it inflicted during World War II. Arkadiusz Mularczyk is leading a team that is assessing potential reparations to Poland. Germany killed 6 million Polish citizens during its...
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March 02, 2018 - 6:26 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers have approved the state of emergency announced by the government last month to control continuing anti-government protests in various parts of the country. The parliamentarians on Friday passed legislation to keep the emergency in place for six...
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March 02, 2018 - 6:18 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers have approved the state of emergency announced by the government last month to control continuing anti- government protests in various parts of the country. The parliamentarians on Friday passed legislation to keep the emergency in place for six...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Washington. From left, Roger Newport of AK Steel, John Ferriola of Nucor, Trump, Dave Burritt of U.S. Steel Corporation, and Tim Timkin of Timken Steel. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 02, 2018 - 6:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and trade penalties on steel and aluminum imports (all times local): (all times local): 6:10 a.m. President Donald Trump is arguing for steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, saying "trade wars are good." In a tweet Friday, Trump writes...
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March 02, 2018 - 6:10 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers have approved the state of emergency announced by the government Cabinet last month to control continuing anti- government protests in various parts of the country. The parliamentarians on Friday passed legislation to keep the emergency in place for...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves Federal District Court, in Washington. Manafort is scheduled for arraignment on Friday, March 2, 2018, in a northern Virginia courthouse on charges including tax evasion and bank fraud. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 02, 2018 - 6:09 am
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is scheduled for arraignment in a northern Virginia courthouse on charges including tax evasion and bank fraud. The grand jury indictment in the Washington suburb of Alexandria, Virginia, accuses Paul Manafort of hiding from...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2005 file photo a steel worker takes a sample at the blast furnace of ThyssenKrupp steel company in Duisburg, western Germany. Ordering combative action on foreign trade, President Donald Trump has declared that the U.S. will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, escalating tensions with China and other trading partners and raising the prospect of higher prices for American consumers and companies. (AP Photo/Frank Austin, file)
March 02, 2018 - 6:07 am
BERLIN (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump risks sparking a trade war with his closest allies if he goes ahead with plans to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, German officials and industry groups warned Friday. Trump, who has long railed against what he deems unfair trade practices...
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, front, and Senegal's President Macky Sall speak during a joint news conference after talks in Dakar, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Erdogan is in Senegal for a two-day visit aimed at boosting the political and economic cooperation between the two countries.(Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 5:58 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors have issued warrants for the detention of more than 150 military officers, teachers and trade unionists, as authorities press ahead with a clampdown against a network led by U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen. Anadolu Agency said...
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