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Canada to impose steel safeguards after US tariffs

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Canada will impose new quotas and tariffs on imports of seven categories of steel, the federal government said on Thursday, fresh measures to head off a potential rise in imports as overseas steelmakers shut out of the United States seek new customers.

A tariff of 25 percent will apply starting Oct. 25, 2018 to imports “in cases where the level of imports from trading partners exceeds historical norms,” the government statement said.

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The products covered include heavy plate, concrete reinforcing bar, energy tubular products, hot-rolled sheet, pre-painted steel, among others.

Reporting by Allison Martell; Editing by Sandra Maler and Dan Grebler


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Internet hilariously piles on Trump for botched ‘suing for liable’ Kavanaugh defense: ‘It’s libel, Mr. Stable Genius’

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In a tweet that will likely be pulled down and corrected (update: a corrected tweet has ben published), Donald Trump rushed to the defense of Supreme Court Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday morning over a new report of credible allegations the jurist may have sexually assaulted another woman when he was in college.

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Trump freaks out over latest Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations: He should sue ‘people for liable’

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Donald Trump weighed in early on Sunday morning about new sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, saying it is a plot instigated by "Radical Left Democrats and their Partner, the LameStream Media."

Responding a New York Times columns that dug deeper into allegations made by Deborah Ramirez who claimed that Kavanaugh stuck his penis in her face at a party while in college, the president tweeted, " Now the Radical Left Democrats and their Partner, the LameStream Media, are after Brett Kavanaugh again, talking loudly of their favorite word, impeachment. He is an innocent man who has been treated HORRIBLY. Such lies about him. They want to scare him into turning Liberal!"

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FBI failed to speak with at least 25 witnesses about latest Kavanaugh sexual assault allegations: report

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According to the New York Times blockbuster revelation that another woman accused Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault when they were in college, the FBI was alerted to the allegation while his nomination to the country's highest court was pending and no possible witnesses were interviewed.

Digging deeper into allegations made by Deborah Ramirez during the Kavanaugh hearings the Times reports, "She and some classmates had been drinking heavily when, she says, a freshman named Brett Kavanaugh pulled down his pants and thrust his penis at her, prompting her to swat it away and inadvertently touch it,” which the Kavanaugh dismissed by saying, "If the incident Ms. Ramirez described had occurred, it would have been ‘the talk of campus.’"

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