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‘Time to go’: Veteran US ambassador to Estonia resigns over Trump’s EU & NATO rants

Donald Trump’s careless statements and clumsy transatlantic policies have reportedly forced the US ambassador to Estonia to retire from his post, saying these values are no longer compatible with “his DNA.” “The United States’ Ambassador to Estonia, Jim Melville, announced his intent to retire from the Foreign Service, effective July 29, after 33 years of public service,” a State Department ...

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‘Generally conservative’ candidates on Trump’s Supreme Court shortlist, nomination coming soon

President Donald Trump is moving quickly to fill the vacancy on the US Supreme Court, telling reporters he plans to choose from among the five or so “generally conservative” finalists and announce the nominee by July 10. “I’ve got it narrowed to about five,” Trump told reporters aboard Air Force One on Friday, en route to his Bedminster, New Jersey ...

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Trump’s tariffs likely to fail under global anger – Nobel Prize-winning economist

Corporate tax cuts introduced by US President Donald Trump earlier this year might remain, but tariffs against trading partners are likely to be a different story, according to Nobel Laureate in Economics Robert Shiller. “They are generating so much anger around the world. It’s not a sustainable policy,” Shiller told CNBC, stressing that the tariffs are “too crazy.” Earlier this ...

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Beijing signals yuan devaluation to protect its exports from Trump’s tariffs

Chinese authorities have reportedly deployed the country’s central bank to resist intense trade pressure from Washington as nearly 85 percent of China’s sales to the US were hit with export tariffs amid an escalating trade war. The People’s Bank of China has announced first steps towards easing monetary policy, pledging to boost demand for the national currency. The regulator said ...

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Lyin’, Crazy, Wacky, Sloppy: Trump’s nicknames keep on coming

Love him or hate him, Donald Trump has a knack for nicknames. The US president has delivered a collection of catchy – and sometimes accurate – names for his rivals, enemies, and even friends. Trump’s latest naming ceremony came Saturday at the Republican Party Convention in Las Vegas when he christened Representative Jacky Rosen (D-Nevada), ‘Wacky Jacky,’ and revived his ...

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Actor Peter Fonda suggests Trump’s son should be put ‘in a cage with pedophiles’ in a Twitter rant

Hollywood actor and activist Peter Fonda has let loose on Twitter in protest at the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policies which have seen 2,000 children separated from parents at the US-Mexico border. During the multiple-tweet rant, Fonda suggested that Trump’s 12-year-old son Barron should be ripped away from his mother Melania and put “in a cage with pedophiles” to ...

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Trump’s wife ‘hates’ to see migrant families split as president cracks down on illegal immigration

Following weeks of speculations about her health, first lady Melania Trump re-appeared with a sobering statement, hinting at her disapproval of her husband’s immigration policy. In an attempt to halt the forced separations of migrant families crossing the US-Mexico border, the first lady verbalized her apparent disapproval of Trump’s ambitions. In a comment to The Hill, Melania’s communications director, Stephanie Grisham, said ...

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Kim opts for own pen at treaty sign instead of one bearing ‘Trump’s signature’ (VIDEO)

The North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has opted for his own pen to sign a bilateral agreement at the landmark Singapore summit with Donald Trump instead of the one thought to be bearing the American President’s signature. Following a one-on-one meet in Singapore’s Sentosa island, Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump have signed a “historic” document that would lead to “major ...

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Twitter’s emoji for Trump’s North Korea nuclear summit is very weird

As U.S. President Trump preps for a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Twitter doesn’t want you to forget to tweet about it under the right hashtag. In a choice that seems to make light of a lot of really quite serious things at once, Twitter is promoting its new #TrumpKimSummit emoji for Tuesday’s summit in Singapore. The ...

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Seeds of discord? Trump’s call to bring Russia back to G7 sparks fear of ‘division’ in Berlin

The US President Donald Trump’s proposal to bring Russia back into the G7 has seemingly unnerved the German authorities. Such a move would only sow further discord within the EU, a German Foreign Ministry official said. “One should not sow further seeds of discord by [fueling] this debate under the present circumstances,” Niels Annen, a parliamentary political aide to the ...

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