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In the news, Friday, March 30, 2018


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from Asia Times Online

China accuses Canada of being ‘US colony’ as trade sparks fly
NAFTA partner’s planned crackdown on the dumping of cheap steel angers the world’s second-largest economy. China picked apart remarks made by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he announced plans to bring in new regulations to crack down on countries dumping cheap steel and aluminum in foreign markets.

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from Military.com
News & Media Website

New Wings for A-10 May Keep it Flying Past 2030: Air Force Secretary
Last year, the Air Force told Congress that 110 of the 283 A-10s in its fleet were in danger of being permanently grounded unless money was appropriated to re-wing them. The $1.3 trillion omnibus spending packaged signed by President Donald Trump last week included $103 million requested by the service for the re-winging.

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from The Spokesman-Review
Newspaper in Spokane, Washington

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from Sputnik
RIGHT-CENTER BIAS, MIXED, Broadcasting & Media Production Company out of Moscow, Russia

'UK Trying to Return to Tradition of Domination in Europe' – Journalist
The UK is set to launch a “counter-propaganda war” designed to tackle the alleged Russian threat, according to a plan dubbed the “Fusion Doctrine,” announced by Theresa May on Tuesday as part of a national security review. Sputnik discussed the UK’s overhauled security policy with Jury Turin, a philosopher and journalist living in Denmark.

Ex-EU Consultant: US, Russia Should Work ‘Behind Scenes’ to Reset Relations
US President Donald Trump’s administration should work backchannels with Moscow to reduce superpower tensions in resolving the row over the expulsion of scores of diplomats, former European Union (EU) consultant Paolo von Schirach told Sputnik.

Picture of White Students in Blackface Sparks Probe at US University (PHOTO)
Washington State's Walla Walla University announced Monday that school officials had launched an investigation after being made aware of a Snapchat photo showing white students in blackface.

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