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Strong US dollar could challenge Donald Trump’s economic agenda – Many analysts expect dollar to continue to rise

NEW YORK, Dec 16, (AFP): The strong US dollar, boosted further by the Federal Reserve’s decision to raise interest rates, could pose challenges to President-elect Donald Trump’s economic agenda. The greenback shot to fresh multi-year highs against the euro and other currencies Thursday following the Fed’s move Wednesday to increase …

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Trump’s Taiwan comments cause ‘serious concern’ – China

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday that it had “serious concern” about President-elect Donald Trump’s most recent comments about Taiwan, and warned that any changes to how America deals with the self-governing island could damage diplomatic ties between Washington and Beijing. China’s comments came a day after Trump said in …

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Trump deserves a chance

FREE and fair elections are one of democracy’s main pillars as is the smooth and peaceful transfer of power. America has chosen and, whether one approves of that choice or not, it should be accepted and respected both at home and abroad. It is no secret that while I wrote …

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Trump quake

AMERICANS have elected their president, far from the results of opinion polls. The choice was surprising. In fact, it was an ‘earthquake’ as some international officials described the win of Donald Trump. Perhaps Trump, the president-elect who entered the election campaign depending mostly on himself, properly read the American populace …

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Trump victory may create new tension between U.S. and Islam -MUI

JAKARTA, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Donald Trump’s U.S. election victory may create fresh tension between the United States and the Islamic world, an official at Indonesia’s top Muslim clerical body said on Wednesday. Trump, who once proposed a ban on Muslims entering the United States, stunned the world by defeating …

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Mexico’s Slim says Trump’s plans would ‘destroy’ U.S. economy

MEXICO CITY, Nov 4 (Reuters) – Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said on Friday that Donald Trump’s plans would “destroy” the United States economy and joked that the Republican presidential candidate’s proposed wall at the border would be undermined by smuggling tunnels. Slim made his first public comments since Trump accused …

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Those polls are ‘phony,’ Trump insists; ‘we are winning’

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A defiant Donald Trump blamed his worsening campaign struggles on “phony polls” from the “disgusting” media on Monday, fighting to energize his most loyal supporters as his path to the presidency shrinks. Just 14 days until the election, the Republican nominee campaigned in battleground Florida …

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Clinton slams GOP office ‘attack’ – Trump steps up ‘rigged’ election claims

HILLSBOROUGH, NC, Oct 17, (Agencies): Authorities are investigating after a local Republican Party office in North Carolina was vandalized and set on fire in what a state GOP official called an act of “political terrorism.” A bottle filled with flammable liquid was thrown through the window of the Orange County …

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Trump tumbles on rich list, down $800 mln: Forbes

New York, Oct 4, 2016 (AFP) –It seems running for president is hurting Donald Trump’s finances big time. The Republican nominee’s fortune fell $800 million last year sending him tumbling 35 spots on a list of richest Americans, Forbes said Tuesday. The business magazine said the New York real estate …

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Obama, Clinton IS ‘founders’: Trump

WASHINGTON, Aug 11, (Agencies): Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called President Barack Obama and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton “co-founders” of Islamic State on Thursday, in remarks certain to ignite fresh criticism of his campaign style. The New York real estate developer has previously criticized Obama and Clinton, secretary of state …

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