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With May’s Government Teetering, Trump Gives It a Shove

[unable to retrieve full-text content] President Trump, fresh from his confrontational NATO trip, visited Britain where he criticized Prime Minister Theresa May in a published interview. Source: NYT > World
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Pompeo gives U.S. diplomats ‘dose of reality’ after early high hopes

When Mike Pompeo took over as secretary of state in April, U.S. diplomats viewed him as a liberator rescuing them from the irrelevance they felt under his predecessor, Rex Tillerson. Nearly two months later, some are having second [...]
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Hasty immigration order gives way to West Wing tensions

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Facing an unprecedented outpouring of public outrage this week over the separation of migrant families at the border, President Donald Trump did what he usually does when he wants a quick fix: Asked for an executive order. Trump frequently [...]
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North Korea gives China leverage in U.S. trade talks

1 month ago | 0 comment
White House advisers are working on a deal that could avert the tariffs that President Donald Trump is threatening to impose on $ 50 billion in Chinese goods. | Nicolas [...]
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Trump gives senators lesson on how to filibuster

2 months ago | 0 comment
President Donald Trump showed a roomful of long-winded senators how to wage a filibuster on Tuesday. Trump showed up to the Senate for a rare confab with GOP senators and spoke for nearly an hour, essentially uninterrupted. He managed to sidestep [...]
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Adelson gives $30 million to help GOP save the House

2 months ago | 0 comment
Sheldon Adelson’s donation comes at a perilous moment for House Republicans, who are facing growing headwinds as they try to save their majority. | Ethan Miller/Getty [...]
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Israeli Parliament Gives War Power to 2 Top Leaders

3 months ago | 0 comment
JERUSALEM — As Israel faces rising tensions with Iran, Syria and Gaza, its Parliament passed a new law allowing the prime minister and defense minister to decide alone whether their nation will go to war. The legislation, which comes [...]
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Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Gives Birth to a Boy

3 months ago | 0 comment
Outside the hospital, the news drew a curious mix of journalists, Britons and tourists. [Read more about the modern tradition of the royal baby watch at the Lindo Wing.] Around 1:20 p.m., a man named Tony Appleton appeared on the steps [...]
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Trump gives McMaster the Tillerson treatment

4 months ago | 0 comment
As with the secretary of state, President Donald Trump decided months ago amid disagreements over his Afghanistan strategy that national security adviser H.R. McMaster [...]
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Italy Election Gives Big Lift to Far Right and Populists

5 months ago | 0 comment
The results were not just a disconcerting measure of Italy’s mood but also a harbinger of the troubles that may yet lay ahead for Europe. Far-right and populist forces appeared to gain more than 50 percent of the vote in Italy, where [...]