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Duterte Leads and Trump Follows

Presidents Donald Trump and Rodrigo Duterte here used to be a time in our not too distant past when Pinoys copied everything Americans did. We had our local versions of famous American singers and movie stars like Nat King Cole, ...

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Trump zig-zags on trade jarring but could get results, experts say

One-month old pigs stand in a pen at Duncan Farms in Polo, Illinois, US April 9, 2018. Picture taken April 9, 2018. Daniel Acker, Reuters President Donald Trump’s hard line on trade with China has fueled fears of an economically-damaging ...

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Explosions rock Syrian capital as Trump announces strikes

The Damascus sky lights up missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the capital early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Syria’s capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with ...

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Ex-FBI chief Comey likens Trump to mob boss

Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President Donald Trump as unethical and “untethered to truth” and his leadership of the country as “transactional, ego driven and about personal loyalty.” AP PHOTO WASHINGTON — Former FBI Director James Comey blasts President ...

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Chinese firms holding off on US investment in Trump era

US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping arrive at a state dinner at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Thursday. Trump and Xi agreed Thursday to keep enforcing U.N. sanctions on North Korea until it ...

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Trump to consider trade measures against China 'in coming weeks': advisor

A senior White House advisor on trade said Thursday that President Donald Trump would soon consider fresh punitive measures against Beijing over its “theft” of US intellectual property. The warning raises the temperature for currently fraught US foreign relations, in ...

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Trump honors World Series champion Houston Astros

President Donald Trump poses for photographs as Houston Astros’ Josh Reddick, right, presents him with a jersey during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, March 12, 2018, where he honored the World Series ...

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World Bank head warns Trump to be 'careful' on tariffs

BRUSSELS – The chief executive of the World Bank urged US President Donald Trump on Thursday to be “careful” before imposing controversial steel and aluminium tariffs, warning that they could affect global trade. Kristalina Georgieva said Trump should “assess the ...

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Trump claims EU has made it 'almost impossible' for US firms

US President Donald Trump holds a joint news conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in the White House East Room in Washington, US Tuesday. Leah Millis, Reuters WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump lashed out at European Union trade rules ...

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China warns Trump trade sanctions threaten global economy

BEIJING – US trade sanctions will hit the world economy, Beijing warned Wednesday, after President Donald Trump threatened to impose fresh tariffs on imports from China.  Trump said he was “considering all options,” including tariffs and quotas, after he accused ...

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