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South Korea says US reaffirms it will pay Thaad costs; joint drills wrap up

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April 30, 2017 11:02 AM
SEOUL (REUTERS) – South Korea said Washington had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the Thaad anti-missile system, days after United States  President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay for the US$1-billion (S$1.4-billion) system designed to defend against nuclear-armed North Korea.

South Korea says U.S. reaffirms it will pay THAAD costs; joint drills wrap up

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South Korea said Washington had reaffirmed it would shoulder the cost of deploying the THAAD anti-missile system, days after U.S. President Donald Trump said Seoul should pay for the $1-billion system designed to defend against nuclear-armed North Korea.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Trump Invites Philippines' Duterte to Washington in 'Friendly' Call

Added: 30.04.2017 4:55 | 5 views | 0 comments

US President Donald Trump on Saturday invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington in a "friendly" call, in which the leaders discussed the "threat" of North Korea, the White House said."It was a very friendly conversation, in which the two leaders discussed...

Working with Congress hasn’t been as easy as Trump predicted

Added: 30.04.2017 4:48 | 3 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Donald Trump, self-proclaimed master negotiator, making deals with Congress was supposed to be easy. "This Congress is going to be the busiest Congress we've had in decades, maybe ever," Trump predicted shortly after taking office. Not so far. With Republicans in charge of the House, the Senate and the White House ...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to Washington, White House says

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U.S. President Donald Trump invited Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House during a phone call on Saturday that also addressed concerns over North Korea, the White House said in a statement.

GOP health plan for pre-existing conditions spawns worries

Added: 30.04.2017 4:38 | 4 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — From cancer to addiction, doctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions. Some GOP moderates who may seal the legislation's fate are echoing those concerns. In a strongly worded statement this week, the American Medical Association said ...]

From: www.seattletimes.com

Half of the immigrants deported under Trump had minimal to no criminal convictions, Washington Post says

Added: 30.04.2017 4:35 | 4 views | 0 comments

In February, federal immigration agents arrested more than 680 people believed to be in the country illegally. A statement by the Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said, "approximately 75 percent" of those arrested were "convicted of crimes." But according to new data obtained by the Washington Post, that might not be the case. Paula Reid reports.

Absent glitter and Trump, journalists honor press freedom

Added: 30.04.2017 4:28 | 3 views | 0 comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years because of the absence of the president of the United States. With President Donald Trump sending his regrets, the attention was no longer focused on ...]

Absent glitter and Trump, journalists honor press freedom

Added: 30.04.2017 4:28 | 5 views | 0 comments


Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years because of the absence of the president of the United States.
With President Donald Trump sending his regrets,...

US President Donald Trump touts 100-day record, slams media 

Added: 30.04.2017 4:16 | 3 views | 0 comments

April 30, 2017 8:58 AM
WASHINGTON - United States President Donald Trump marked his 100th day in office on Saturday (April 29) with a return to his power base in a rousing campaign style rally at the New Holland Arena in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – a state hurt by manufacturing job losses which swung his way last year after not having voted for a Republican since 1988.

From: www.straitstimes.com

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