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US Attorney General William Barr pored over a special counsel report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Moscow, and was due to ...
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DETROIT: General Motors Co confirmed today it will invest US$300 million in a suburban Detroit assembly plant, adding 400 jobs to build a new Chevrolet electric vehicle.
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The Syrian government vowed to take back the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights as its allies and enemies alike condemned US President Donald Trump on Friday for moving to recognise Israeli sovereignty ov...
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DETROIT: Ford Motor Co. plans to spend about US$900 million and hire about 900 workers to build electric and self-driving vehicles in Michigan, while moving production of a small commercial van to Mex...
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NEW YORK, March 22 — Facing a barrage of attacks from President Donald Trump over plant closures, General Motors announced today a US$1.8 billion investment and the creation of 700 new jobs in the U...
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BEIJING, March 22 — China has lodged a diplomatic protest with the United States after Washington sanctioned two Chinese shipping companies for doing business with North Korea, the foreign ministry ...
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US President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the United States should back Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, seized from Syria in 1967.
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US President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from Syria in 1967, marking a dramatic shift in US policy and giving a...
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TEHRAN, March 22 — Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei yesterday dismissed a trade mechanism launched by European countries to bypass renewed US sanctions as a “bitter joke” and said Eu...
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TOKYO, March 22 — Three in four Japanese companies expect US-China trade frictions to last until at least late this year, a sharp contrast to market hopes that presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping...
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BRUSSELS, March 22 — The European Union's plans for trade negotiations with the United States fall far short of what is required and any idea of delaying formal talks would not work, the US ambassad...
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WASHINGTON, March 21 — A conservative group has sued the US government for access to a report on whether auto imports pose a big enough security risk to justify hefty tariffs on the sector, part of ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — The ringgit ended higher against the US dollar today for the fourth consecutive day, as the greenback weakened after the US Federal Reserve indicated there would be no inter...
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KUALA LUMPUR: Fugitive financier Low Taek Jho, better known as Jho Low, is hiring a phalanx of public relations firms, lawyers and agents to shore up his image in the wake of the 1MDB scandal, says a ...
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HONG KONG, March 21 — The dollar struggled in Asia today after a surprisingly dovish Federal Reserve indicated it would not lift interest rates this year and sounded a note of caution on the economy...
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HONG KONG, March 21 — Hong Kong stocks ended lower today, reversing early gains after Donald Trump warned tariffs on Chinese imports could stay in place for some time after any agreement is reached,...
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BEIJING, March 21 — A US trade delegation headed by Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will visit China on March 28-29 for the next round of negotiations, C...
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Former premier Najib Abdul Razak had purportedly engaged the services of a top Republican communications specialist last year, claimed a watchdog on the influence of money in US politics.
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KUALA LUMPUR: The ringgit climbed to an eight-month high today against the US dollar after the US Federal Reserve indicated it will not raise interest rates this year.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 21 — The ringgit climbed to an eight-month high today against the US dollar after the US Federal Reserves indicated it will not raise interest rates this year.
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SHANGHAI, March 21 — Shares in Asia rose today after the US Federal Reserve took a more accommodative stance at its policy meeting, but concerns over slowing global growth and US-China trade talks a...
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The European Union will discuss a more defensive strategy on China on Thursday, potentially signaling an end to the unfettered access that Chinese business has enjoyed in Europe but which Beijing has ...
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A US Senate panel plans a hearing on March 27 on aviation safety after two fatal Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft crashes since October, and said it will also schedule a future hearing with Boeing and other ...
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WASHINGTON, March 21 — US President Donald Trump warned yesterday that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a “substantial period” to ensure that Beijing complies with any tr...
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NEW YORK, March 21 — Stocks across the world fought to extend their longest winning streak of the year yesterday, with a global index edging up as a boost from a dovish Federal Reserve more than off...
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WASHINGTON, March 21 — Singapore’s trade minister said yesterday he was hopeful that an Asia-wide trade pact, which is backed by China and excludes the United States, could be sealed by the end of...
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HONG KONG, March 20 — Asian markets mostly fell today with nervous investors keeping tabs on developments in China-US trade talks and the Brexit saga, while awaiting the conclusion of a key Federal ...
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BERLIN, March 20 — Germany plans to pass legislation by the end of 2019 to create a state-owned fund that can protect key companies from takeovers by Chinese and other foreign firms, government sour...
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NEW YORK, March 20 — General Motors’ decision to shutter an Ohio auto plant was back in the spotlight yesterday following repeat Twitter attacks on the company from President Donald Trump.
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WASHINGTON, March 20 — The White House yesterday predicted brisk US growth of about three per cent would continue for more than a decade if Congress enacts President Donald Trump’s economic agenda...
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WASHINGTON, March 20 — US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will return to Beijing next week as the United States and China inch toward resolving their tra...
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BAKU, March 18 ― Opec is set to scrap its planned meeting in April and decide instead whether to extend oil output cuts in June, when the market will be able to assess the full impact of US sanction...
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With the massacre of 50 people in New Zealand streamed live March 15, Facebook faced two problems: The immediacy of Facebook Live, and the fact that videos of any sort – including playbacks of live ones – can quickly explode globally.
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CITIZENS International strongly condemns the brutal killing of over 40 Muslims in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, by white supremacist terrorists.
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Citizens International strongly condemns the barbaric killing of 49 Muslims in two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, by white supremacist terrorists.
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MARCH 15 ― President Donald Trump might be rolling back USmilitary commitments in Syria, Afghanistan, South Korea and much of mainland Europe, but there’s one place the opposite is true.
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In most parts of the world, being called a “socialist” neither upsets politicians nor riles voters.
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HONG KONG, March 15 — Asian markets rose today as Donald Trump struck an upbeat note on trade talks with China, while the pound held steady after British MPs voted to delay Brexit.
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TOKYO, March 15 — Asian stocks stepped ahead today as sentiment improved on a report that more progress has been made in US-China trade talks and after UK lawmakers voted to delay a potentially chao...
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WASHINGTON, March 15 — US President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the World Bank faces a clear path toward approval as a nomination deadline passed yesterday with no challengers, continuing the trad...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — Malaysia’s GDP may shrink by up to 0.7 per cent from lost semiconductor sales if thorny trade negotiations between US and China prove successful, Nikkei Asia reported toda...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — The ringgit extended yesterday’s downtrend to opened easier against the US dollar this morning as the greenback strengthened amid talks of delay to US-China summit, offset...
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TOKYO, March 15 — Asian stocks made modest gains today, tracking improved global sentiment after UK lawmakers voted to delay Brexit and as a weaker yen supported Japanese shares, but a fresh flare u...
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NEW YORK, March 15 — The S&P 500 slipped yesterday, snapping a three-day streak of gains, as uncertainty over when a trade deal between the United States and China would be reached left investors on...
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WASHINGTON, March 15 — President Donald Trump said yesterday that trade war negotiations with China should wrap up within four weeks and expressed optimism about striking a deal.
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NEW YORK: The S&P 500 slipped on Thursday, snapping a three-day streak of gains, as uncertainty over when a trade deal between the United States and China would be reached left investors on edge
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WASHINGTON, March 14 — President Donald Trump expressed optimism again today about reaching an agreement to resolve a trade war with China, saying talks are “moving along very well.” “We are d...
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CHICAGO, March 14 ― US farmers are gearing up to plant what could be their third-largest soybean crop ever despite failing to sell a mountain of beans from their last harvest due to a US-China trade...
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PETALING JAYA: Fugitive businessman Low Taek Jho, also known as Jho Low, has denied making any donations to a political fundraising committee related to US president Donald Trump.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The US Justice Department (DoJ) is investigating if fugitive financier Low Taek Jho had any part in financing President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign.
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US federal prosecutors are conducting a criminal investigation into data deals Facebook Inc struck with some of the world's largest technology companies, The New York Times reported.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 14): The US Justice Department (DoJ) is investigating if fugitive financier Low Taek Jho had any part in financing President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign.
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The US Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating whether fugitive financier Jho Low was behind a US$100,000 donation made to a political fundraising committee related to US President Donald Trump.
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The United States aims to cut Iran's crude exports by about 20 percent to below one million barrels per day (bpd) from May by requiring importing countries to reduce purchases to avoid US sanctions, t...
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The United States has on Wednesday joined Europe, China and other countries in grounding Boeing Co’s 737 MAX jets, because of safety concerns after an Ethiopian Airlines plane crash that killed 157 ...
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PETALING JAYA: The US Department of Justice is reportedly investigating whether US$100,000 donated to a political fundraising committee involved in helping re-elect Donald Trump in 2020 came from fugi...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 — The US Justice Department is investigating if fugitive financier Low Taek Jho had any part in financing President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 14 — China is poised to overtake the United States in artificial intelligence with a surge in academic research on the key technology, an analysis published yesterday showed.
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WASHINGTON, March 14 ― The United States aims to cut Iran's crude exports by about 20 per cent to below 1 million barrels per day (bpd) from May by requiring importing countries to reduce purchases ...
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WASHINGTON, March 14 ― US President Donald Trump said yesterday he was in no rush to complete a trade pact with China and insisted that any deal include protection for intellectual property, a major...
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WASHINGTON, March 13 — Rising aircraft sales unexpectedly drove orders for US durable goods higher in January, the third monthly increase amid a recovery in business investment, according to governm...
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ADUN SPEAKS | In this sitting, the Parliament is due to debate a constitutional amendment to lower the voting age from 21 to 18.
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): When growth slows in China, the world’s second-largest economy, the global economy would be affected and Asian economies, including Malaysia, will be the most impacted, acco...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 13): The FBM KLCI reversed its earlier losses and chalked up limited gains at mid-morning today, in line with the muted regional markets.
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WASHINGTON, March 12 — President Donald Trump's 2020 budget yesterday proposed a 15 per cent cut for the US Department of Agriculture, calling its subsidies to farmers “overly generous” at a tim...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 12): The FBM KLCI notched up some limited gains at mid-morning today, against the backdrop of firmer regional markets, lifted by select blue chips.
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BEIJING, March 12 — Top US and Chinese officials held phone talks today to discuss the next steps in trade negotiations, Chinese state media said, as the White House said no date has been set for a ...
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WASHINGTON, March 12 — The White House said yesterday it was “absurd” to suggest that President Donald Trump was an unreliable negotiator as China reportedly balks at a summit with President Xi ...
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WASHINGTON, March 11 — The US economy saw retail sales rebound slightly in January but December's sales were even worse than originally reported, according to government data released today.
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WASHINGTON, March 11 — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said yesterday the US central bank does “not feel any hurry” to change the level of interest rates again as it watches how a slowing...
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WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Monday will ask the U.S. Congress for an additional $8.6 billion to help pay for his promised wall on the U.S-Mexico border to combat illegal immigration and drug trafficking, officials familiar with his 2020 budget request told Reuters.
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BEIJING, March 10 — China has gone to great lengths to support its currency and would not devalue the renminbi to spur exports or combat trade frictions, the governor of the central bank said today.
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BEIJING, March 9 — Beijing is hopeful about its next round of trade talks with the US, China’s vice minister for commerce said Saturday, after revealing that top negotiators had tried to hammer ou...
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WASHINGTON, March 9 — US employment growth almost stalled in February, with the economy creating only 20,000 jobs, adding to signs of a sharp slowdown in economic activity in the first quarter.
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WASHINGTON, March 9 — When President Donald Trump proposes his 2020 federal budget on Monday, official Washington will likely have a quick look, shrug and move on, marking another stage in the quiet...
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TRADE talks between the United States and China seem to be hurtling toward a predictable conclusion – the signing of a shallow deal that doesn’t solve the real issues dividing the world’s two largest economies. The coup de grace will likely come later this month in another high-profile summit between presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.
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WASHINGTON, March 8 ― President Donald Trump today said he is confident the United States can forge a trade deal with China, but added that he thinks his country would do very well with or without a...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 ― The slow progress of the US-China trade talks, coupled with the decline in the Shanghai and Hong Kong stock markets, dragged Bursa Malaysia to close lower on Friday.
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BEIJING, March 8 ― China’s rubber-stamp parliament took up today a draft foreign investment law that could help smooth out trade talks with the US as the world’s top two economies angle towards ...
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FERGUSON, March 8 — In 2009, the chief executive of Emerson Electric Co bluntly told investors at a Chicago conference what many of his counterparts at other manufacturing firms would only say priva...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 8 — Shares on Bursa Malaysia maintained lower at midday, as investors’ worries over the worsening US-China trade war and the fear that negotiations between the two giant econom...
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President Donald Trump's former campaign chairperson Paul Manafort (photo, above) was sentenced on Thursday by a US judge to less than four years in prison - far shy of federal sentencing guidelines -...
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BEIJING, March 8 — China's exports tumbled the most in three years in February while imports fell for a third straight month, pointing to a further slowdown in the economy despite a spate of support...
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The US State Department said on Thursday it erred in notifying a Finnish journalist she was a finalist for an award recognizing courageous women, but it characterized as “speculation” a report tha...
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NEW DELHI, March 8 — India wants to keep buying Iranian oil at its current level of about 300,000 barrels per day (bpd), as it negotiates with Washington about extending a waiver of US sanctions pas...
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ALEXANDRIA, Va.: President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced on Thursday by a U.S. judge to less than four years in prison - far shy of federal sentencing guidelines - for financial crimes uncovered during Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 election.
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WASHINGTON, March 8 — EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom warned yesterday that US actions threatened to “break” the global trading system and she urged Washington to cooperate on reforming ...
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Being the US president is a tiring task – countless meetings, calls, emails, policy-making sessions and ceremonies come and go daily.
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WASHINGTON, March 7 — The European Union is focused on a narrower trade negotiation with the United States focused on industrial goods, including automobiles, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Mal...
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The surprise arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer in December quickly turned the executive, Meng Wanzhou, into a central figure in a trade war between two economic superpowers.
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 7 — The ringgit closed higher against the US dollar today on better demand amid rising global crude oil prices, as well as, tapering request for the greenback in the midst of a U...
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HONG KONG, March 7 — Asian markets stuttered today with no fresh news on the China-US trade front and as investors turn their attention to further signs of weakness in the global economy.
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Huawei has announced that they are suing the US government for unconstitutional sales restrictions.
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Huawei has been hit pretty hard by the United States government for the past few months.
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WASHINGTON, March 7 — US manufacturers increasingly worry trade spats and other factors will dampen their growth prospects, while widespread worker shortages are also hampering industries nationwide...
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The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday said it will not allow Fox News to host any of its candidates’ political debates through 2020, citing a report this week about the conservative channel...
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Retired general John Abizaid, US President Donald Trump’s nominee to be ambassador to Saudi Arabia, defended the US-Saudi relationship on Wednesday as lawmakers accused the kingdom of a litany of mi...
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(March 7): Asian stocks were poised for a cautious start Thursday as global growth concerns resurfaced and U.S. equities dropped.
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WASHINGTON, March 7 — US President Donald Trump said yesterday that trade talks with China were moving along well and predicted either a “good deal” or no deal between the world's two largest ec...
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NEW YORK: U.S. President Donald Trump's personal fortune held steady over the past year, but he vaulted higher on the Forbes list of the richest people in the world as dozens of his fellow tycoons suffered financial setbacks.