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‘Slow-minded and bewildered’: Donald Trump builds barriers to peace and prosperity 25.1.2020 Raw Story
The US president “had no plan, no scheme, no constructive ideas whatever”, according to one of the world’s most influential economists. He was “in many respects, perhaps inevitably, ill-informed”. He was “slow-minded and bewildered”, and failed to remedy these defects by seeking advice. He gathered around him businessmen, “inexperienced in public affairs” and “only called […]
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Maddow breaks down the evidence against Mike Pompeo: ‘How is he still Secretary of State?’ 25.1.2020 Raw Story
MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow was shocked that Mike Pompeo remains Secretary of State despite all of the damning evidence that has emerged about his role in the Ukraine scandal for which President Donald Trump was impeached. “Remember there’s this thing with this guy Dmytro Firtash? So this Ukrainian oligarch who is charged with serious bribery […]
Harry and Meghan: Sussex Royal trademark bid challenged 24.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Records at the Intellectual Property Office show objections to the Sussex Royal trademark.
China shuts down 13 cities as virus toll climbs 24.1.2020 Raw Story
Chinese authorities rapidly expanded a mammoth quarantine effort aimed at containing a deadly contagion on Friday to 13 cities and a staggering 41 million people, as nervous residents were checked for fevers and the death toll climbed to 26. While the World Health Organization (WHO) held off on declaring a global emergency despite confirmed cases […]
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Meet the Brazilian guest on Republic Day 24.1.2020 Rediff: News
As someone with nostalgia for the good cheer and friendly feelings of Brazilian people, former Ambassador to Brazil B S Prakash can only hope that when they see on their TV screens their President being feted on Rajpath, they will sense India's goodwill for Brazil.
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George Soros: Trump is 'a conman and a narcissist' 24.1.2020 BBC: Business
The billionaire launches an attack on US President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Xinping.
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The U.S. is losing big-spending foreign tourists — and Trump's one reason why 23.1.2020 LA Times: Business

The U.S. has fallen as a global destination. Visitors may be miffed by President Trump's travel ban, and the Trump administration has diverted marketing funds.

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Operation Encore and the Saudi connection: A secret history of the 9/11 investigation 23.1.2020 Raw Story
Behind the scenes, a small team of FBI agents spent years trying to solve a stubborn mystery — whether officials from Saudi Arabia, one of Washington’s closest allies, were involved in the worst terror attack in U.S. history. This is their story. On the morning of Sept. 11 last year, about two dozen family members […]
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Greta Thunberg: US treasury chief attacks activist 23.1.2020 BBC: Business
Steven Mnuchin tells the activist to study economics after she told investors to exit fossil fuels.
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'I have to live on $1,175 a year' 23.1.2020 BBC: World
Brazil's army of fruit workers speak of struggling with low pay and dangerous working conditions.
Impeachment: Democrats reject witness swap in Trump trial 23.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
Joe Biden says he wants no part of "a farce or political theatre" in the Senate impeachment case.
From Trump love to savior prince : Five Davos highlights 23.1.2020 Raw Story
The annual World Economic Forum wrapped up its second day in Davos on Wednesday, where a punchy US President Donald Trump swung into high gear, relaunching a trade battle with Europe. Here are five highlights from the second day of the 50th edition of the glitzy meeting at the Swiss resort. – Trump report card […]
UK vows tech tax will go ahead despite US pressure 22.1.2020 BBC: Front Page
The US has warned it could respond by taxing UK car companies if the UK goes ahead.
Trump threatens 25 percent tariffs on European cars if he can’t ink a new EU trade deal 22.1.2020 Raw Story
US President Donald Trump relaunched a major trade offensive against Europe on Wednesday, threatening to hit the EU with damaging auto tariffs if Europeans failed to agree a long-delayed trade deal. “The European Union is tougher to deal with than anybody. They’ve taken advantage of our country for many years.” Trump told Fox Business News […]
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‘We’ve heard it all before’: MSNBC’s Morning Joe cuts away from Trump’s impeachment rant from Davos 22.1.2020 Raw Story
MSNBC cut away from President Donald Trump’s rambling, self-pitying rant against impeachment to address other news on a busy day. The president, speaking from the economic forum in Davos, Switzerland, hurled insults against Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and complained that Democrats hadn’t focused on a transcript — which still hasn’t been released — of his […]
The IRS decided to get tough against Microsoft. Microsoft got tougher. 22.1.2020 Raw Story
For years, the company has moved billions in profits to Puerto Rico to avoid taxes. When the IRS pushed it to pay, Microsoft protested that the agency wasn’t being nice. Then it aggressively fought back in court, lobbied Congress and changed the law. ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up […]
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Top ag banker: Optimism remains, despite tough times in farm country 22.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
One regional ag lender says he’s optimistic despite a weakening farm economy in the Upper Midwest. Some key economic factors are helping farmers survive a stretch of several years of low profits.
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Trump rants about ‘prophets of doom’ at Davos with Greta Thunberg in audience 21.1.2020 Raw Story
President Donald Trump tore into environmental “prophets of doom” at the Davos forum Tuesday, rejecting fiery warnings from teenage campaigner Greta Thunberg, and lauding the “unprecedented” US economy just hours ahead of his impeachment trial back home. Thunberg was in the audience in the Swiss Alps to hear the typically bullish speech by Trump, delivered […]
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France apology after history textbook links CIA to 9/11 21.1.2020 BBC: World
The statement aimed at students echoed a debunked conspiracy theory and was spotted by teachers.
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Q&A: Pete Buttigieg on the monumental task of cleaning up Trump's mess 21.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

In a meeting with the L.A. Times editorial board, Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks about Iran, climate change and if America is ready for a gay president.

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