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  • Germany demands 'minimum degree of reliability' from Trump
    Trump_has_chosen_merkel_as_his_main_enemy_in_europe 2018-07-18 19:21:08 UTC
    Germany's top diplomat said international policy making is burdensome when the US president's words have a "half-life of 24 hours." Maas said he was unconvinced by Trump's attempts to backtrack on his Helsinki remarks. German Foreign Minister H...
  • EU to protect oil exports & firms from US sanctions on Iran
    Eu_to_protect_oil_exports_and_firms_from_us_sanctions_on_iran 2018-07-17 21:13:17 UTC
    The Iran nuclear agreement marked its third anniversary in a gloomy state. Despite repeated attempts to keep him on board, US President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the deal – signed on July 14, 2015 under the formal title the Join...
  • Trump is wholly in the pocket of Putin
    Trump_is_wholly_in_the_pocket_of_putin 2018-07-16 18:41:29 UTC
    HELSINKI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said after meeting Vladimir Putin on Monday he saw no reason to believe his own intelligence agencies rather than trust the Kremlin leader on the question of whether Russia interfered to help him wi...
  • Ireland to Boycott Israeli 'Occupied Territories' Goods
    Ireland_to_boycott_israeli_'occupied_territories'_goods 2018-07-15 20:23:57 UTC
    DUBLIN — On July 12, the Irish Senate, known as the Seanad Éireann, passed a bill to prohibit the import and sale of goods, services, and natural resources, originating from “illegal settlements in occupied [Palestinian] territories.” The ban woul...
  • Interference in UK politics: Trump-Bannon conspiracy against PM May
    Interference_in_uk_politics-_trump-bannon_conspiracy_against_pm_may 2018-07-14 23:52:09 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s former adviser Steve Bannon believes now is the time for Boris Johnson to challenge British Prime Minister Theresa May for her job, the Daily Telegraph newspaper reported on Saturday. Trump, in a...
  • All UN members (except US) agree on global compact on safe migration
    All_un_members_(except_us)_committed_for_safe_migration 2018-07-14 05:27:05 UTC
    After more than a year of discussions, the Global Compact For Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration was approved by 192 members of the United Nations in New York on Friday. The aim is to promote safe and orderly migration and reduce human smuggli...
  • Trump brought his chaotic style of governing to the NATO summit
    Trump_brought_his_chaotic_style_of_governing_to_the_nato_summit 2018-07-12 18:00:08 UTC
    U.S. President Donald Trump brought his chaotic style of governing to the NATO summit in Brussels on Wednesday and Thursday, irritating and befuddling allies with charges and jibes before declaring success for convincing his counterparts to pay mo...
  • Trump attacks fellow NATO members days before summit
    Trump_u.s._president's_moral_failure-_how_low_can_he_go_ 2018-07-09 20:07:40 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump again assailed fellow NATO members on Monday for not contributing enough to the alliance while maintaining a trade surplus with the United States, keeping up a drumbeat of criticism before meeting...
  • Trade war: China accuses US of “opening fire”
    China_warns_us___n-korea_not_let_the_situation_get_to_an_irreversible_stage 2018-07-05 16:53:07 UTC
    BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China accused the United States on Thursday of “opening fire” on the world with tariffs set to take effect on Friday, warning that it will respond the moment that duties on $34 billion in Chinese goods kick in. U....
  • World Trade Organization rules in favor of Canada against US
    World_trade_organization_rules_in_favor_of_canada_against_us 2018-07-05 16:28:20 UTC
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Canada won the bulk of a ruling at the World Trade Organization on Thursday in a dispute over U.S. duties on Canadian exports of supercalendered paper, which is used in glossy magazines and catalogues. Canada filed the compla...
  • Volkswagen offers carsharing service with electric vehicles
    Vw_to_spend__800_million_in_california_and_a_total_of__2_billion_nationwide_on_clean_car_infrastructure 2018-07-04 19:11:31 UTC
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen plans to start offering car sharing services using fully electric vehicles in German cities next year as part of efforts to serve consumers who don’t want to buy their own vehicles. Its offering will compete in...
  • FREDERICK DOUGLASS: This Fourth of July is yours, not mine
    Frederick_douglass-_this_fourth_of_july_is_yours__not_mine 2018-07-04 18:39:22 UTC
    Frederick Douglass, once a slave, became a brilliant and powerful leader of the anti-slavery movement. In 1852, he was asked to speak in celebration of the Fourth of July. Born into slavery around 1818, Douglass became a key leader of the aboli...
  • Trump's chance to shift U.S. high court sharply right
    Trump_bans_transgender_people_from_military_service 2018-06-27 23:11:33 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy said on Wednesday he plans to retire after three decades as a pivotal vote on the highest U.S. judicial body, giving President Donald Trump an opportunity to make the court more firmly c...
  • Trump’s “tariffs would result in loss of hundreds of thousands of American jobs”
    Untitled 2018-06-27 22:59:23 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two major auto trade groups on Wednesday warned the Trump administration that imposing up to 25 percent tariffs on imported vehicles would cost hundreds of thousands of auto jobs, dramatically hike prices on vehicles and thr...
  • Progressive Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ousted a powerful, 10-term congressman in New York
    Progressive_alexandria_ocasio-cortez_ousted_a_powerful__10-term_congressman_in_new_york 2018-06-27 05:16:24 UTC
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley, a high-ranking Democrat seen as a possible future leader of the chamber, lost his re-election bid in a stunning upset that highlighted the ideological battles at play in this year’s midterm ...
  • Trump’s campaign manager loses bid to dismiss charges
    Conspiracy_against_us-_trump_aide_paul_manafort_charged 2018-06-26 23:51:19 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was dealt a major loss on Tuesday when a federal judge who had previously expressed some sympathy for Manafort refused to dismiss charges brought against hi...
  • EU will respond if Trump impose tariffs on European cars
    Eu_will_respond_if_trump_impose_tariffs_on_european_cars 2018-06-23 22:13:42 UTC
    PARIS (Reuters) - The European Union will respond to any U.S. move to raise tariffs on cars made in the bloc, a senior European Commission official said, the latest comments in an escalating trade row. U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday thre...
  • Tesla to close 14 solar facilities, cut jobs
    Tesla_to_close_14_solar_facilities__cuts_jobs 2018-06-22 04:44:58 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric car maker Tesla Inc’s move last week to cut 9 percent of its workforce will sharply downsize the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6 billion deal, according to three interna...
  • US Conservative Columnist Charles Krauthammer Dead At 68
    Us_conservative_columnist__charles_krauthammer_dead_at_68 2018-06-21 22:31:42 UTC
    Fox News contributor and syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer has died at the age of 68, the network announced Thursday afternoon. Krauthammer revealed earlier this month that he only had "a few weeks to live" because of an aggressive form ...
  • Nikki Haley dismisses report on extreme poverty in America
    Nikki_haley_dismisses_report_on_extreme_poverty_in_america 2018-06-21 22:19:42 UTC
    WASHINGTON — In a letter to U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) following his call for the Trump administration to uphold international human rights treaty obligations and present Congress with a plan to alleviate poverty, United Nations Ambassador N...
  • US quits UN human rights body, latest rejection of multilateral engagement
    Us_quits_un_human_rights_body__latest_rejection_of_multilateral_engagement_ 2018-06-19 22:23:44 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday accusing it of a “chronic bias against Israel,” a move that activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult. ...
  • Trump has chosen Merkel as his main enemy in Europe
    Trump_has_chosen_merkel_as_his_main_enemy_in_europe 2018-06-19 21:19:55 UTC
    BERLIN — Trump has chosen German Chancellor Angela Merkel as his main enemy in Europe. It is difficult to be surprised anymore in the era of Donald Trump, so the US president's recent Twitter attack can't really come as a shock to people in Ger...
  • "F**k you Melanie, you feckless piece of s**t": Kathy Griffin goes after Melania Trump, demands she stops husband from separating immigrant families
    Fuck_you_melanie__you_feckless_piece_of_shit'-_kathy_griffin_goes_on_shocking_tirade_against_first_lady_and_demands_she_stops_her_husband_from_separating_immigrant_families 2018-06-18 06:41:10 UTC
    Kathy Griffin responded to Melania's statement and called her a 'feckless piece of s**t' Kathy Griffin unleashed a profanity-laced tirade against Melania Trump shortly after the first lady released a statement about the separation of immigrant ...
  • Poll: 70 percent of Canadians boycott U.S. products
    70_percent_of_canadians_boycott_u.s._products 2018-06-16 07:43:47 UTC
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Seventy percent of Canadians say they will start looking for ways to avoid buying U.S.-made goods in a threat to ratchet up a trade dispute between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump, an Ipsos Poll sho...
  • US government cites a pro-slavery argument in defense of separating immigrant families
    Us_government_cites_a_pro-slavery_argument_in_defense_of_separating_immigrant_families 2018-06-15 07:17:39 UTC
    US Attorney General Jeff Sessions used a Bible verse on Thursday to defend his department’s policy of prosecuting everyone who crosses the border from Mexico, suggesting that God supports the government in separating immigrant parents from their c...