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Worldwide Risk is On After Positive Trade Comments from China
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The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has reaffirmed President Trump's plans to impose an additional 5-percent tariff on a list of 300-billion U.S. It has also has also helped to protect American industry and to give the USA leverage against China to renegotiate trade agreements. President Donald Trump gestures during a joint-press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron in Biarritz, south-west France on August 26, 2019.

Worldwide No plans to declare national emergency: Trump amid US-China trade war
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Germany's DAX is at 11579.98, down 31.53 or -0.27% and France's CAC is trading 5320.71, down 6.16 or -0.12%. Markets in Britain were closed for a national holiday. goods. The Global Times , a widely-read tabloid published by the ruling Communist Party's official People's Daily, said leaving the Chinese market would be "suicide" for U.S.

Worldwide EU, UK, Canada oppose Russia's readmission to G7
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President George W. Bush's Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove said on Fox News Monday it would be awful "politically" for President Donald Trump to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to the G-7 next year. The G7 club - comprising Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States - has also agreed to support a medium-term reforestation plan which will be unveiled at the UN in September, France's Emmanuel Macron and Chile's Sebastian Pinera said at the G7 summit ...

Worldwide China frees consulate staff as protesters target lampposts
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According to the statement on August 24 from Luohu police, "law enforcement guaranteed Cheng's legal rights and interests in accordance with the law" during his detention. Fung, who was born in Hong Kong and moved to Canada more than two decades ago, has been supporting pro-Hong Kong demonstrators since June. The bill has been suspended but not formally withdrawn, raising fears it could be revived by Hong Kong's Beijing-buttressed government.

Worldwide Trump Has A Primary Challenger
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Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld announced in April that he would challenge Trump , telling CNN's Jake Tapper on "The Lead" that it would be a "political tragedy" and he would "fear for the republic" if the country had Trump as President for a second term.

Worldwide United Kingdom won’t retreat from global community: Johnson
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Efforts to salvage consensus among the G-7 rich democracies frayed Saturday in the face of U.S. President Donald Trump's unpredictable America-first approach even before the official start of the summit in southern France. The prospect of a Brexit deal is "touch and go" but failure to reach an accord would be the fault of the European Union, Boris Johnson has said. G7 will centre around foreign policy, trade, inequality, climate change, the development of African partners and digital ...

Worldwide Trump scraps plan to push for foreign aid cut
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Trump publicly switched stances on potential background check legislation after speaking with LaPierre. Trump expressed strong support for more background checks after two gunmen massacred 31 people earlier this month in EL Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio.

Worldwide Hezbollah leader: Israeli drones will be downed
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri described the crash of the two drones as a violation and "aggression" against Lebanese sovereignty. "How do you foil an attack of killer drones?" He said the developments overnight constitute a threat to regional stability and an attempt to push the situation toward more escalation.

Worldwide Irish man hospitalized following lightning strike at USA golf tournament
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They were taken to local hospitals "alert, conscious, and breathing, for further medical treatment", White said. The statement added the injuries "do not appear to be life-threatening". Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy was a shot off the pace on 11-under after going through the first five holes at one over par. Russell said organisers encouraged everybody to leave the course and take shelter.

Worldwide At global summit, Trump facing limits of go-at-it-alone stance
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Donald Tusk also told a news briefing in Biarritz , France , that trade wars among the seven nations would further erode trust between them. President Donald Trump may be in France for an worldwide summit, but his mind is on news coverage at home after he referred to himself as "the chosen one" and pointed to the sky when discussing a spiraling trade war with China .

Worldwide Former Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dies at 66
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Jaitley, who was admitted to the AIIMS on August 9, has been in the hospital's ICU since then as he was critical but haemodynamically stable - a term that in medical parlance means that his heart rate and blood circulation are under manageable levels.

Worldwide USA soldiers killed in Afghanistan
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The US, which invaded Afghanistan and toppled the Taliban in 2001, wants to withdraw thousands of troops but only in return for the insurgent group renouncing Al-Qaeda and curbing attacks. Later, a US official said the two service members died in combat from small-arms fire without providing further information. USA officials and Taliban spokesmen were quoted as saying that the ninth round of talks started on August 22 in the Qatari capital of Doha.

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The definition of anti-Semitism requires a hatred toward Jews, and he's shown that he has none of it. But arguably the dumbest thing to ever come from Root, was when he tweeted at Trump to deploy armed $16 million military drones over every public school in the country after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 students and teachers dead.

Worldwide What we know about deceased USA billionaire David Koch — The Koch Empire
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Koch, a major donor to conservative causes and educational groups, has died on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. David stepped down from running the Koch organization a year ago due to declining health. Their combined wealth exceeded that of the world's richest man, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. After surviving a plane crash in 1991, Koch was moved to change his life.

Worldwide Duke of York should 'answer questions,' father of alleged Epstein victim says
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However "unfortunately, there have been some delays because a number of the witnesses were not cooperative", he mentioned. Investigations into the jail are being conducted by the Justice Department, FBI and the Inspector General. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because grand jury proceedings are secret. Epstein , 66, was arrested in July and accused of leading a sex trafficking operation in his homes in NY and Florida from 2002 to 2005, as part of ...

Worldwide Fox News hires Sarah Huckabee Sanders as contributor
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During her tenure, the White House stopped giving press briefings, but Sanders nevertheless appeared regularly on Fox , especially " Fox & Friends ", the network's top-rated morning program. It seems Sanders's propaganda skills haven't diminished one bit since her June departure from the White House. At the time, a former White House official even said that they expected Sanders would eventually end up with Fox .

Worldwide Trump Again Offers to Mediate Between India and Pakistan on Kashmir
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The decision by the Hindu nationalist government in New Delhi has raised tensions with Pakistan and touched off anger in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir . Meanwhile, Pakistan on Monday accused India of waging "fifth-generation warfare" by failing to inform Islamabad about the release of water from a dam that could cause flooding across the border.

Worldwide Boris Johnson's Brexit backstop bid rejected by European Union leaders
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Merkel has promised to discuss "practical solutions" to the Irish border insurance policy or " backstop " that Johnson says is unacceptable - but she said the Withdrawal Agreement will not be reopened. Johnson proposed that the backstop - part of the withdrawal agreement his predecessor, Theresa May, agreed a year ago - be replaced with a "commitment" to invent and implement an as-yet-unknown solution in an as-yet-undefined transition period as part of a post-Brexit relationship.