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The Note: Forces even bigger than a disruptive president

Added: 23.03.2018 10:05 | 4 views | 0 comments

This week seemed to do its best to overload Washington’s circuits.


When North Korea called Trump's new NSA John Bolton 'human scum and bloodsucker'

Added: 23.03.2018 9:59 | 21 views | 0 comments

Once rejected by North Korea as "human scum," U.S. President Donald Trump's latest pick for national security adviser has called for regime change in North Korea, prompting worries in Asia ahead of a historic summit between Washington and Pyongyang.


Washington is a mean spirited town: Fired secretary of state Rex Tillerson

Added: 23.03.2018 9:47 | 18 views | 0 comments

Fired US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called Washington a "very mean-spirited town" as he took veiled potshots at his former boss President Donald Trump in his farewell address to his staff.


US Senate averts shutdown by passing $1.7 trillion spending bill

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March 23, 2018 8:43 AM
WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - The US Senate narrowly averted a government shutdown by passing a US$1.3 trillion (S$1.7 trillion) spending bill early on Friday (March 23) that increases military and domestic spending and strengthens background checks for gun buyers.


Trump fires starting gun on technology trade war with China

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Washington has kicked off the process of putting tariffs and investment restrictions on Chinese companies, while taking the Middle Kingdom to the World Trade Organization for dispute settlement.


Trump suspends metal tariffs for key US trade partners

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March 23, 2018 12:02 PM
WASHINGTON (AFP, NYTIMES) - US President Donald Trump on Thursday (March 23) authorised the suspension of controversial tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from key trade partners including the European Union.


Amid fears of trade war is recognition that US is finally standing up to China

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March 23, 2018 11:08 AM
WASHINGTON - It is the most serious warning shot yet from United States President Donald Trump - notice of up to US$60 billion (S$79 billion) of tariffs on Chinese imports if China does not reduce its trade surplus with the US, and extend reciprocal treatment to US companies, allowing them market access without forcing them to take minority stakes in joint ventures and transfer their technology.


Ex-Playboy model says Trump tried to pay her for sex

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March 23, 2018 10:48 AM
WASHINGTON (AFP) - A Playboy model who says she had a months-long affair with Donald Trump a decade before his election as president told CNN that he tried to pay her for sex.


Florida shooting: Why I'm marching on Washington DC

Added: 23.03.2018 1:38 | 4 views | 0 comments

Nikki is a 17-year-old student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. This is why she is marching for her life.


Robert Mueller's Russia Investigation Is at a Crossroads

Added: 23.03.2018 1:34 | 26 views | 0 comments

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