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'We must act as allies': Trump's trade offensive against EU lambasted at G20 summit

The US president’s branding of European allies as “foes” while slapping them with tariffs is “inappropriate,” EU finance chief said at the G20 summit, which saw European countries upping their criticism of Trump’s trade onslaught. European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici argued that the EU has done nothing to become the target of constant attacks, both economic ...

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Intelligence chief Coats says media twisted his awkward 'say again' response to Trump's Putin invite

US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats has blamed the media for spinning a story about his odd reaction to the news of US President Donald Trump inviting Vladimir Putin to a second summit, saying he meant no disrespect. In a statement on Saturday, Coats sought to clarify his incredulous reaction to the breaking news that Trump invited the Russian leader ...

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CNN host Cuomo says Trump's aversion to 'fake news media' means he hates America

CNN has always been at daggers’ points with Donald Trump, however, Chris Cuomo took the antagonism to a new level when he implied that the mainstream media is the true embodiment of America and hating it means hating the country. In CNN World, criticizing mainstream media apparently equals betraying the very principles the nation stands on. At least, that was ...

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#WouldorWouldnt: Trump's election meddling U-turn sends Twitter into a frenzy

It only took moments for memes to flood Twitter after Donald Trump backtracked on alleged Russian meddling, correcting a sentence in which he had stated that there was no reason why Russia would have interfered in the election. The presidential U-turn, which he says was a simple case of using the word “would” when he meant “wouldn’t,” was almost immediately mocked ...

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Illegal immigrant could not be Messiah, Trump's religious adviser says

A US televangelist and spiritual adviser to the US president has defended the Trump administration’s immigration clampdown, arguing that baby Jesus’ stay in Egypt was legal, otherwise he wouldn’t have been the savior of humanity. Pastor Paula White, a Pentecostal evangelist who has been credited with converting President Trump to Christianity, made the eyebrow-raising argument in an interview with CBN ...

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‘Trump's attempt to control oil prices is the beginning of chaos’ – economist

Oil prices will rise regardless of what Iran does, but Trump will blame Tehran anyway. This will lead to conflict and the US president will probably enjoy causing it, Professor of Economics Steve Keen told RT. Iran has threatened to block seaborne oil shipments along a route that is used for almost one-third of all oil exports if Washington attempts ...

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Retaliatory trade tariffs targeting US are against the rules – Trump's trade rep

America has the right to impose trade tariffs to protect its national interests. But when countries retaliate, they break the rules, says US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. “President [Donald] Trump has taken actions on trade in steel and aluminum to protect our national security interests. These actions are wholly legitimate and fully justified, both as a matter of US law ...

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Trump's goal to keep China from using 'nuclear option' of dumping US debt – Max Keiser

President Donald Trump is cutting US military spending to be less exposed to the skyrocketing interest rates that would become unavoidable when China opts to dump US Treasury bonds, Max Keiser has told RT. “To understand US trade policies – and in particular Trump’s policies on China – from Trump’s point of view you have to think like Trump,” the host ...

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Tit-for-tat: World responds to Trump's tariffs with levies on US goods

The trade war that captured the world over recent months has deepened with more countries responding to US tariffs, while others are pledging to toughen already introduced retaliatory measures. The Chinese commerce ministry said the country is “fully prepared” to hit back against any protective steps Washington may potentially take. The response comes as US President Donald Trump threatened Beijing ...

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DOJ seizes NYT journalist’s communications in Trump's war on leakers

President Donald Trump has been criticized for his crackdown on the press as part of his obsession with leaks. The seizure of a New York Times journalists’ communications further suggests Trump is no friend of the fourth estate. New York Times journalist Ali Watkins had several years of email and phone records seized by federal prosecutors, it emerged on Friday. ...

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