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White House Piles Pressure On China After Trump Tariff Threat

China has underestimated U.S. President Donald Trump’s resolve to impose more tariffs unless it changes its “predatory” trade practices, a White House trade adviser said on Tuesday, as Trump greatly expanded the amount of Chinese imports possibly facing new duties. The growing trade conflict hit financial markets hard, with Beijing accusing the United States of “extreme pressure and blackmailing” and ...

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Kim Jong Un Brought Own Toilet To Summit With Trump

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has brought with him his own portable toilet to Singapore ahead of the Tuesday summit with U.S. president Donald Trump. President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un are both in Singapore for their highly anticipated summit, the first of its kind between a U.S. president and a leader of North Korea. While officials remain uncertain as ...

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White House “Miserable Place To Work”–Top Trump Aide

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has reportedly told a group of lawmakers that the White House is a “miserable place to work,” as his efforts to quell rampant infighting and leaks appear to have failed. The remark, reported by the New York Times, is the latest example of leaks coming out of the White House that suggest the ...

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Police Raid Traffickers Who Arrange Fake Marriages

Police on Tuesday staged a massive raid against suspected human traffickers in the German capital Berlin who are believed to have arranged fake marriages for Vietnamese migrants. “We have arrested the three main suspects and are searching several flats,’’ a spokesman for the police said. Some 200 officers from the federal and state police forces were involved in the raids ...

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2 US Fighter Jets Intercept 2 Russian Bombers

Two U.S. fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Friday. The CNN reported that the Russian TU-95 “Bear” bombers flew into a so-called Air Defense Identification Zone located about 200 miles off Alaska’s west coast, about 10 a.m. EST (1400 GMT), North American Aerospace Defense Command spokesman Canadian Army Major Andrew Hennessy ...

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Trump Abandons ‘Defective’ Iran Nuclear Deal, To Revive Sanctions

President Donald Trump on Tuesday pulled the United States out of an international nuclear deal with Iran, raising the risk of conflict in the Middle East, upsetting European allies and casting uncertainty over global oil supplies. Trump said in a televised address from the White House that he would reimpose U.S. economic sanctions on Iran to undermine “a horrible one-sided ...

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Police Arrest 14 For Burning Girl To Death After Rape

Fourteen people have been arrested for the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 16 year-old girl in India’s eastern state of Jharkhand, officials said on Saturday. The teenage girl was burnt alive inside her home in the Chatra district on Friday, allegedly by men who had raped her a night before. The arrests have been made since Friday night, and ...

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Breaking: Royal Baby Name Revealed As Louis By William And Kate

The wait to find out the newborn royal baby’s name is over – doting parents William and Kate have called their third child Louis Arthur Charles. Born on Monday, St George’s Day, at 11.01am, the baby was delivered in the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington, London. A statement from Kensington Palace, released at 11am on Friday morning, read ...

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