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    AS TRUMP DEMANDS MAJOR CONCESSIONS, BEIJING WANTS THE WORLD TO THINK THAT THE US WILL BLINK FIRST

    Jun 14, 2019

    The Chinese government is trying to convince the world that the onus is on the U.S. to resolve trade tensions between the two countries. As negotiations remain at a standstill, Beijing has yet to confirm whether Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet U.S. President Donald Trump at the G-20 meeting i...

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    TRUMP: NOTHING WRONG WITH ACCEPTING DIRT FROM FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS ON OPPONENTS

    Jun 13, 2019

    President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would see nothing wrong in accepting damaging information on a U.S. political opponent if it were offered to his re-election campaign by a foreign government. Asked in an interview with ABC News if he would accept the information or alert the FBI, Trump sa...

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    IN TRUMP PROBES, CONGRESS WARY OF POWER TO ARREST, FINE

    Jun 13, 2019

    A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts — not long-dormant rules — to press home investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration. Democratic leaders are reluctant to use the &ldquo...

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    EXPECTATIONS LOW FOR TRUMP-XI TALKS, PREPARATIONS LIMITED

    Jun 12, 2019

    With under three weeks to go before proposed talks between the Chinese and U.S. leaders, expectations for progress toward ending the trade war are low and sources say there has been little preparation for a meeting even as the health of the world economy is at stake. President Donald Trump says he w...


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    TRUMP SIMPLIFIES REVIEWS OF GENETICALLY MODIFIED FARM PRODUCTS

    Jun 12, 2019

    U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotechnology including genetically modified livestock and seeds. Trump signed the order during a visit to an ethanol plant in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The execu...


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    FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO USE ARMY BASE IN OKLAHOMA TO SHELTER MIGRANT CHILDREN

    Jun 12, 2019

    The federal government has chosen a military base in Oklahoma as the location for a new temporary shelter to house migrant children and is considering a customs port in southern New Mexico as another option as existing shelters are overwhelmed. The Office of Refugee Resettlement said Tuesday it'...


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    FORMER REPUBLICAN EPA CHIEFS CONDEMN TRUMP'S LEADERSHIP OF THE AGENCY

    Jun 12, 2019

    Former heads of the Environmental Protection Agency, from both Republican and Democratic administrations, blasted President Trump at a congressional hearing for the direction in which he is leading the agency. The current administration is undermining science, disregarding career employees and creat...

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    CIVILIAN PAY RAISE ADVANCES, TSP PREPARES MORE CHANGES

    Jun 12, 2019

    A House panel on Tuesday advanced legislation that would provide civilian federal employees an average 3.1% pay increase next year, which if enacted would override President Trump’s proposal to freeze pay in 2020. The language authorizing the pay increase is included in the fiscal 2020 Financi...


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    UNION ORGANIZERS SCORE ANOTHER WIN AT USDA

    Jun 12, 2019

    With the farm community still awaiting an announcement on the location of the planned moves of two Agriculture Department research offices, the staff at one of them voted on Tuesday to unionize and join the American Federation of Government Employees. The vote by eligible non-management employees at...


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    TRUMP SAYS HE WILL RAISE TARIFFS IF XI FAILS TO MEET HIM AT G20

    Jun 11, 2019

    US President Donald Trump has threatened to slap tariffs on another $300 billion of Chinese exports to the United States if China's leader Xi Jinping doesn't meet him at the G20 in Japan. There has been no public indication that the Chinese president intends to avoid Trump at the summit of w...


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    EXCLUSIVE: TOP JAPANESE CHIP GEAR FIRM TO HONOR U.S. BLACKLIST OF CHINESE FIRMS - EXECUTIVE

    Jun 11, 2019

    Japan’s Tokyo Electron, the world’s No.3 supplier of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, will not supply to Chinese clients blacklisted by Washington, a senior company executive told Reuters. The decision shows how Washington’s effort to bar sales of technology to Chinese firms,...


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    TURKEY CHAFES AT U.S. PRESSURE OVER RUSSIAN DEFENSES

    Jun 11, 2019

    Turkey said on Tuesday a U.S. House of Representatives’ resolution condemning Ankara’s purchase of Russian defense systems and urging potential sanctions was unacceptably threatening. Relations between the two NATO members have been strained on several fronts including Ankara’s pla...


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    TRUMP MAY FACE MORE COURT BATTLES OVER GIVING CITIZENSHIP DATA TO STATES

    Jul 15, 2019

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s order that all federal agencies provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department could open a new legal front over whether states can redraw their voting maps based on citizenship status. Trump dropped the effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census...

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    TRUMP’S RELIGIOUS FREEDOM CONFERENCE CREATES AWKWARD ALLIANCE

    Jul 14, 2019

    Donald Trump has long been an easy mark for human rights activists, who regularly slam the president fondness for dictators, his hostility toward immigrants and his attacks on the news media. This week, however, the Trump administration is hosting an event promoting religious freedom that is uniting...

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    GUATEMALA POSTPONES TRUMP SUMMIT, SAYS WILL NOT SIGN 'SAFE THIRD COUNTRY' DEAL

    Jul 14, 2019

    Guatemala said on Sunday it would postpone President Jimmy Morales’ visit to Washington to discuss Guatemala’s potential designation as a ‘safe third country’ for asylum seekers, stressing it had no plans to sign such an agreement. In a statement, Guatemala said the planned m...

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    TRUMP DROPS CENSUS CITIZENSHIP QUESTION, VOWS TO GET DATA FROM GOVERNMENT

    Jul 12, 2019

    U.S. President Donald Trump retreated on Thursday from adding a contentious question on citizenship to the 2020 census, but insisted he was not giving up his fight to count how many non citizens are in the country and ordered government agencies to mine their databases. Trump is plan to add the ques...

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    AS U.S. DEBT, DEFICITS MOUNT, PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES SWEEP THEM UNDER THE RUG

    Jul 12, 2019

    In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word “deficit” was never uttered and the government’s debt was mentioned only once. The reality is that Democrats are reluctant to make a campaign issue out of one of America’s most vexing proble...

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    U.S. DEMOCRATIC HOPEFUL AMY KLOBUCHAR PROPOSES DRUG COST PLAN AIMED AT SENIORS

    Jul 12, 2019

    Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveiled a new plan on Friday to help lower the cost of pharmaceuticals purchased by seniors in the wake of the White House scrapping its own ambitious drug cost plan. Klobuchar’s proposal, which is also designed to invest in research for a cure fo...

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    HOUSE PASSES DEFENSE POLICY BILL WITH PROVISION TO BLOCK OPM-GSA MERGER

    Jul 12, 2019

    The House voted 220-197 Friday to pass the fiscal 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, which includes yet another provision to block the Trump administration from merging the Office of Personnel Management and the General Services Administration. The must-pass annual defense policy bill is often...

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    TREASURY ASKS CONGRESS TO ACT THIS MONTH ON DEBT CEILING

    Jul 12, 2019

    The Trump administration is warning Congress it has less time than expected to raise the nation’s borrowing limit and asked lawmakers to act in the coming weeks. The Treasury Department is unsure of when it will reach its limit, Secretary Steve Mnuchin said in a letter to House Speaker Nancy P...

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    RISKS ASIDE, TRUMP'S TEAM SEES CHINA TRADE STANCE AS STRENGTH IN 2020

    Jul 11, 2019

    As trade talks resume between China and the United States, President Donald Trump is advisers are confident he can portray his stance against Beijing as a strength in the 2020 election, despite making concessions and having no deal in sight. Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed in Japan las...

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    INDIA-U.S. TRADE TALKS TO RESTART FRIDAY WITH LITTLE SIGN OF COMPROMISE

    Jul 11, 2019

    Indian and U.S. trade negotiators will meet on Friday, with little sign of a compromise on a series of protectionist measures taken by the two governments in recent months that have strained ties between the strategic partners. U.S. President Donald Trump has been putting pressure on India to do mor...

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    FRANCE APPROVES DIGITAL TAX ON AMERICAN TECH GIANTS, DEFYING US TRADE THREAT

    Jul 11, 2019

    France’s Senate approved a tax on the revenues of tech giants like Google, Amazon and Facebook on Thursday, defying a warning from the President Donald Trump administration that it “unfairly targets American companies.” On Wednesday, Trump ordered an investigation into France&rsquo...

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    BIDEN SLAMS TRUMP’S TRADE WAR EVEN AS HE CALLS TO ‘GET TOUGH’ ON CHINA

    Jul 11, 2019

    Former Vice President Joe Biden knocked President Donald Trump is trade policy Thursday even as he argued the U.S. needs to curb China is abusive economic behavior. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate slammed Trump for tariffs on Chinese goods that sparked retaliation from Beijing and pain fo...

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