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U.S. exempts allies from steel and aluminum tariffs

The United States trade representative, Robert Lighthizer, said on Thursday that several American allies would initially be exempt from the steel and aluminum tariffs that are to take effect shortly,  Speaking at a …

Russian prime minister congratulates hockey team

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev congratulated the men’s hockey team on winning gold in the Winter Olympics, The Washington Post reports. In a message on Twitter on Sunday, Medvedev crowed: “Our …

Russia beats Germany to claim Olympic ice hockey gold

The Russian men’s hockey squad, competing in PyeongChang under the name Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR), has claimed Olympic gold, defeating Germany 4-3 in an overtime thriller, RT reports. For the first time since 1992, …