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Swiss rail company Matisa defies US with Iran deal

Iran’s state rail company has signed a memorandum of understanding with Switzerland’s rail tracks maintenance machines manufacturer Matisa for obsolescence management, Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday. Under the MoU, Matisa will cooperate on overhaul and retrofitting of ballast cleaners, tampers and regulators as well as sourcing of 21 track machines …

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Trump pounces on Justice Department report findings

President Donald Trump on Friday offered his first reaction to a 500-page internal watchdog report issued by the Justice Department, decrying messages exchanged between two FBI employees expressing a desire to “stop” him from becoming president. “Doesn’t get any lower than that!” Trump tweeted, a day after the highly anticipated …

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Trump praises Kim Jong Un as ‘strong,’ ‘funny,’ ‘smart’ and a ‘great negotiator’ in Hannity interview

President Trump, in an interview Tuesday with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, complimented North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after their Singapore summit as a “strong guy” and a “great negotiator,” and argued his once-fiery rhetoric directed toward Kim worked. “He’s got a very good personality, he’s funny, and he’s very, …

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‘Trump’s comments unhelpful’

President Trump’s heated comments are unprecedented and unhelpful, Dalton McGuinty, the former premier of Ontario has said. Speaking to Gulf News on the statements that President Trump made following the G7 summit and its fallout, McGuinty said Canadians stood firmly behind their Prime Minister Trudeau. “Canadians are united behind Prime …

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US strategy in cybercrime operations

By Sajad Abedi*   The United States has made progress in coordinating cybercrime; however, creating a coherent national strategy for support and deterrence is far from available. Donald Trump, as soon as he was elected president of the United States, made information security a top priority for his programs, and …

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Charles Kushner explains his meeting with Qatar’s finance minister, says it was ‘a wrong thing to do,’ but ‘none of us knew the rules of government’

Charles Kushner, the real-estate developer and father of President Donald Trump’s senior adviser, Jared, said in an interview with The Real Deal that his much-scrutinized meeting with the Qatari finance minister last year was “wrong.” The meeting occurred in New York City just months after Trump’s inauguration, and the men …

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Trump is starting a global trade war

America’s biggest allies and trade partners are promising to fight back against US tariffs that threaten to spark a global trade war. The European Union, Canada and Mexico said Thursday that they will respond to new US tariffs on steel and aluminum with punitive measures targeting American products worth billions …

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US warns Syrian government not to advance on south

The U.S. government says it will take “firm and appropriate measures” to protect a cease-fire in southern Syria if President Bashar Assad’s forces attack rebels there. In a statement released Friday, the State Department said it was concerned by reports that Assad’s forces were preparing for an operation near the …

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Trump considering steep car import tariff

The US Commerce Department said Wednesday it launched an inquiry that could allow the Trump administration to impose tariffs on auto imports over national security concerns. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced he initiated a so-called Section 232 investigation on auto trade — which would provide the legal basis to impose …

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