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Tariffs test limit of emergency powers

Business / Economy | ANALYSIS Jun 1, 2019

Tariffs test limit of emergency powers

Analysis U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to impose a tariff on all Mexican goods to push Mexico to halt a surge in illegal immigrants is likely to be challenged in court and will test the scope of the president's emergency powers. Trump dramatically intensified his quest ...

Virginia employee kills 12 in public building

World / Crime & Legal Jun 1, 2019

Virginia employee kills 12 in public building

A longtime public utilities employee sprayed gunfire "indiscriminately" in a government building complex on Friday in Virginia Beach, Virginia, killing 12 people and wounding six, police said. The gunman was killed after trading fire with responding officers, police Chief James Cervera told a news conference. The ...

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches

Asia Pacific Jun 1, 2019

North Korea's Kim visits factories linked to missile launches

The factories have innocuous names, but analysts say several ostensibly civilian facilities visited by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un recently are also used to build ballistic missile launchers and other weapons. On Saturday, North Korea state news agency KCNA released reports of Kim providing ...

Simona Halep races past Lesia Tsurenko to move into fourth round

Tennis Jun 1, 2019

Simona Halep races past Lesia Tsurenko to move into fourth round

A ruthlessly efficient Simona Halep marched into the fourth round of the French Open on Saturday, dropping just three games against Lesia Tsurenko. Halep, the defending champion from Romania, had been forced to go the distance in the first two rounds. Playing her best match ...