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US, Canada in joint statement confirm agreement to lift metal tariffs within 2 days

Washington, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) The United States and Canada said in a joint statement on Friday that they will lift all tariffs on aluminum and steel products they imposed on the other within two days.

F-16 fighter jet crashes into California building, 5 injured

Washington, May 17 (UNI): A US F-16 fighter jet crashed outside March Air Reserve Base near the city of Perris in southern California, the base has confirmed, adding that five people on the ground were injured.

US-Russian counterterrorism cooperation helped boost security of both states: Pompeo

Moscow, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) US-Russian counterterrorism cooperation has helped to protect lives of Russian nationals and step up the United States' security, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo has said.

Pompeo says reducing violence in Afghanistan meets interests of both US, Russia

Moscow, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) The reduction of violence in Afghanistan meets interests of both Russia and the United States, since both Washington and Moscow are concerned over terrorist threat coming from the Middle Eastern country, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo has said.

Trump terminates preferential trade tariff system with Turkey

Moscow, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) US President Donald Trump said he has decided to end the preferential trading regime with Turkey under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) as of Friday.

US senators introduce Arctic drilling ban to protect ecosystems

Washington, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) More than a dozen US Democratic senators introduced a ban on drilling in the Arctic Ocean to protect ecosystems in the region and the global economy.

US democratic lawmakers say Trump's new immigration plan 'Dead on Arrival'

Washington, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) Democratic lawmakers in US Congress have indicated that President Donald Trump's new merit-based immigration plan has no chance of becoming law.

US needs to launch probe after latest migrant child death in custody: Advocacy Group

Washington, May 17 (Sputnik/UNI) The Trump administration should allow an independent investigation of its immigration detention centers after the most recent death of a migrant child in US custody earlier this week, Border Network for Human Rights Executive Director Fernando Garcia said in a press release on Thursday.

Trump declares national emergency over IT threats

Washington, May 16 (UNI): US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency to protect US computer networks from "foreign adversaries".

Militants shelled 9 settlements in 2 Syrian provinces over past 24 hours : Russian Military

Moscow, May 15 (Sputnik/UNI) Militants attacked nine settlements in the Syrian provinces of Latakia and Hama over the past 24 hours, the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation said on Tuesday.

US-led coalition on 'High Alert' over possible threats to US forces in Iraq : CENTCOM

Washington, May 15 (Sputnik/UNI) The US-led coalition is on high alert as it monitors credible threats to American forces in Iraq, US Central Command spokesman Bill Urban said in a statement.

US border wall construction to cause ‘Irreversible Damage’ to environment : Advocacy Group

Washington, May 15 (Sputnik/UNI) The Trump Administration’s plan to suspend or waive more than 40 environmental laws in order to extend its proposed border wall across two US states will damage ecosystems and harm wildlife, the Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) said in a press release.

US decides to deport 65 Pakistanis

Washington, May 14 (UNI) Two weeks after the Trump administration imposed visa sanctions on Pakistan, a special chartered plane will take some 65 Pakistani citizens home as they have been deported by the United States.

Moscow says necessary to work pragmatically on overcoming Russian-US differences

Moscow, May 13 (Sputnik) Moscow and Washington still disagree on a number of issues, and it is important to work pragmatically on overcoming their significant differences, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told Sputnik on Monday ahead of US State Secretary Mike Pompeo's visit to the Russian resort city of Sochi.

Canada PM Justin Trudeau discusses developments in US-China trade talks with Donald Trump

Moscow, May 11 (Sputnik): Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the latest developments in the Chinese-US trade talks in a phone calls with US President Donald Trump, Trudeau's press service said in a statement.