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Powerful, obscure law is basis for Trump ‘order’ on trade

BIARRITZ, France – President Donald Trump is threatening to use the emergency authority granted by a powerful but obscure federal law to make good on his tweeted “order” to U.S. businesses to cut ties in China amid a spiraling trade ...

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Hey President Donald Trump, Forget Greenland; Buy the Philippines Instead!

Greenland (left), Philippines (right). Which to choose? Photos: rollingstone.com and CNN.com s the dust settles on just one of the many bruhahas begun by U.S. President Donald Trump, I call his attention and ask him to look West instead of ...

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‘Our bigger enemy’: Trump escalates attack on Fed chief

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, left, and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, right, pause in front of Mt. Moran after Powell’s speech at the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Jackson Hole, Wyo. (AP) ...

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In political turn, Taylor Swift accuses Trump of ‘autocracy’

NEW YORK, United States—Taylor Swift, currently promoting the release of her latest album, has accused Donald Trump of treating his White House reign as an “autocracy,” in a new political turn for the singer. “We’re a democracy—at least, we’re supposed ...

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Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA legend Bob Cousy

President @realDonaldTrump will present the Medal of Freedom to basketball legend Bob Cousy, the “Houdini of the Hardwood,” this afternoon! 🏀 pic.twitter.com/2uJGa7mppN — The White House (@WhiteHouse) August 22, 2019 WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump awarded 91-year-old US basketball legend ...

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‘I am the Chosen One’: Trump defends China trade war

Trump has slapped steep tariffs on $ 250 billion in Chinese goods, with a further $ 300 billion in imports targeted for new duties in two more rounds, September 1 and December 15. Bryan Woolston, Reuters US President Donald Trump ...

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Recession coming? Trump insists U.S. economy ‘very strong’

In a recent survey 74% of economists believed a recession is coming, but the Trump White House insists economic fundamentals are strong. AP PHOTO WASHINGTON — The “fundamentals” of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted, invoking an ...

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Trump likens buying Greenland to ‘a large real estate deal’

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Sunday the idea of buying Greenland from Denmark has been discussed within his administration because of the strategic benefits for the U.S. and suggested that the semi-autonomous territory is a financial burden to Denmark. ...

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Apple CEO warns Trump about China tariffs, Samsung competition

President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had spoken with Apple Inc’s Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of US tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. Trump said ...

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AP sources: Trump has talked about buying Greenland for US

President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON — Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on ...

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