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Is Trump’s economic team up for a trade war?

  • Aug 24, 2019

Facing a trade war against China that has shaken the global economy, President Donald Trump gathered his most trusted economic aides in the Oval Office. The assembled brain trust for Friday’s urgent consultations included an economics chief best known for his stint as a cable TV commentator; a trade adviser

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Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey

  • Aug 24, 2019

 An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in Turkey early Saturday after Greece said it wouldn’t risk its relations with America by aiding it. The crew of the Adrian Darya 1, formerly known as the Grace 1

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Trump faces limits of go-it-alone stance at global summit

  • Aug 24, 2019

President Donald Trump heads into a summit with global economic powers confronting the consequences of his preference for going it alone in a polarized nation and an interconnected world. The Group of Seven nations are gathering in a French beach resort town at one of the most unpredictable moments in Trump’

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Trump faces limits of go-it-alone stance at global summit

  • Aug 24, 2019

President Donald Trump heads into a summit with global economic powers confronting the consequences of his preference for going it alone in a polarized nation and an interconnected world. The Group of Seven nations are gathering in a French beach resort town at one of the most unpredictable moments in Trump’

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Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates

  • Aug 24, 2019

President Donald Trump angrily escalated his trade fight with China on Friday, raising retaliatory tariffs and ordering American companies to consider alternatives to doing business there. He also blamed Jerome Powell, the man he appointed as chairman of the Federal Reserve, for the state of the domestic eco

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Trump raises tariffs on Chinese goods as trade war escalates

  • Aug 24, 2019

President Donald Trump angrily escalated his trade fight with China on Friday, raising retaliatory tariffs and ordering American companies to consider alternatives to doing business there. He also blamed Jerome Powell, the man he appointed as chairman of the Federal Reserve, for the state of the domestic eco

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Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes highest paid actors list again

  • Aug 21, 2019

He climbed from his number two placing last year - despite his $89.4m (£73.6m) earnings actually being less than the $119m (£98.1m) he made in 2018. Last year's number one actor George Clooney has dropped out of the top 10. That's because his high earnings on 2018's list were down to the sale of his

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Trump's Denmark snub over Greenland sale 'annoys' PM

  • Aug 21, 2019

"Our preparations were well under way," she said, adding she had been looking forward to meeting the US president. Ms Frederiksen reiterated that the island of Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory, could not be bought. Mr Trump was scheduled to visit on 2 September at the invitation of Denmark's

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Sites like Facebook, Google and Twitter allowed white supremacists to flourish. Now what?

  • Aug 21, 2019

Before walking into a Norwegian mosque with a pair of shotguns earlier this month, Philip Manshaus called for a race war in a statement he posted on the dark reaches of social media. He couldn’t go to 8chan, the renegade message board where suspects in three recent mass shootings had uploaded white nationali

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