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Comey ouster flouts ‘deference’ – Trump thrusts US presidency into perilous area

WASHINGTON, May 10, (Agencies): With his shocking dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, Donald Trump is propelling the presidency into rarely traversed territory. His surprise announcement Tuesday fl outs decades of presidential deference to the nation’s top law enforcement agency and its independence. It earns Trump the dubious distinction of …

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Deportation ‘fear’ hits track workers – March against Trump

LOUSILLE, Ky, May 1, (AP): The backside of Churchill Downs hums with activity as workers clean stalls, bathe horses and lead the muscular animals on strolls to cool them down after workouts. The quiet is broken when they speak to each other and the horses — in Spanish. Though they …

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Trump in shift on troop limits

WASHINGTON, April 27, (RTRS): US President Donald Trump has given the military the authority to reset a confusing system of troop limits in Iraq and Syria that critics said allowed the White House to micro-manage battlefield decisions and ultimately obscured the real number of US forces. The Pentagon, which confirmed …

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Trump plan ‘largest tax reform’

Massive cuts face big hurdles as debt mounts WASHINGTON, April 26, (AP): President Donald Trump is proposing “the biggest tax cut” ever even as the government struggles with mounting debt, in an effort to fulfill promises of bringing jobs and prosperity to the middle class. White House officials on Wednesday …

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Tax plan faces deficit challenge – Trump seeks to slash corporate tax rate from 35 pct to 15%

WASHINGTON, April 25, (AP): President Donald Trump plans to stick with his campaign pledge to slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, but the dramatic cut raises a problematic question for the White House: How can the president deliver the “massive” tax cut he promised without …

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How ‘Buy American’ could work

‘Policy of our government’ WASHINGTON, April 20, (AP): When President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he sent a characteristically blunt message. “The policy of our government,” Trump declared, “is to aggressively promote and use American-made goods.” For too long, he complained, American companies that have …

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US to review Iran sanctions relief WASHINGTON, April 19, (Agencies): The Trump administration said on Tuesday it was launching an interagency review of whether the lifting of sanctions against Iran was in the United States’ national security interests, while acknowledging that Tehran was complying with a deal to rein in …

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Nation by nation, how Trump has shaken up Koreas and neighbors

SEOUL, South Korea, April 19, (Agencies): Unpredictable. Unhinged. Dangerous. Many South Koreans are using those words to describe the president of their most important ally, rather than the leader of their archrival to the North. They worry that President Donald Trump’s tough, unorthodox talk about North Korea’s nuclear program is …

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Trump’s ‘Ahura Mazda’ – Bashar a chess piece

There is a concept of Zoroastrianism known as ‘Ahura Mazda’, which simply means ‘Good Spirit’ and another concept ‘Angra Mainyu’, which also means ‘Evil Spirit’. Other aspects of the ancient monotheistic belief are left for those who are interested in religious studies or rather theology to determine. I remembered the …

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Reflation trade takes its 1st hit as Trump ‘falters’ – Is the honeymoon over?

US equities suffered their worst weekly performance since the US election back in November. The S&P 500 declined 1.44% while the Dow Jones industrial average lost 318 points and the heavy tech Nasdaq index fell 1.22%. The fall in equities was largely attributed to failure of Trump’s first test when …

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