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Economic storm clouds hovering over global leaders at G-7 summit 25.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Under the threatening clouds of a global economic slowdown, President Trump is confronting the consequences of his preference to go it alone, with low expectations that the leaders of the richest democracies can make substantive progress on an array of issues at their summit in France.
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Is the US still Asia's only military superpower? 25.8.2019 BBC: World
A report finds the US' defence strategy in the Indo-Pacific region is close to a crisis.
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Here’s why Trump is right — a recession would likely doom his re-election 25.8.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump is worried that there will be a recession before the 2020 election. For once, he is right about something. This article originally appeared at Salon. “The Economy is strong and good, whereas the rest of the world is not doing so well. Despite this the Fake News Media, together with their Partner, […]
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Trump Goes Full Dictator 25.8.2019 Outside the Beltway
Donald Trump isn't just admiring dictators now, he's acting like one.
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A likely recession could doom Trump 24.8.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump is worried that there will be a recession before the 2020 election. For once, he is right about something. This article first appeared in Salon. “The Economy is strong and good, whereas the rest of the world is not doing so well. Despite this the Fake News Media, together with their Partner, […]
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G7 off to a rough start as Trump aides slam host Macron’s agenda 24.8.2019 Raw Story
With President Donald Trump at the latest G7 summit, all eyes are on the interactions between him and French President Emmanuel Macron. The two world leaders started off amicably, exchanging pleasantries, but behind the scenes, things have grown contentious. According to Politico, Trump officials are railing against Macron, accusing him of trying to “fracture” the […]
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What do Greenlanders think of Trump's interest in buying Greenland? 24.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The majority of Greenland’s residents are Inuit. They laugh about Trump’s interest but also take it seriously. One says such talk is "extremely imperialistic and should not be something that we hear world leaders say in 2019."
Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as Amazon outrage grows 24.8.2019 Raw Story
Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil, official data showed Saturday, amid growing international pressure on President Jair Bolsonaro to put out the worst blazes in years. The fires in the world’s largest rainforest have triggered a global outcry and are dominating the G7 meeting in Biarritz in southern […]
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Stolen Macron portraits to reappear at G7 protest new messages 24.8.2019 Raw Story
Green activists will march through the town of Bayonne in the southwest of France on Sunday on the margins of the G7 summit, carrying stolen portraits of French President Emmanuel Macron. But what’s behind one of the G7’s more unusual protests? As world leaders gather in Biarritz in the French Basque country this weekend for […]
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Trump’s Foolish Trade War With China Expands 24.8.2019 Outside the Beltway
In a sign that the trade war that Donald Trump started seventeen months ago is nowhere close to ending, China announced a new round of retaliatory tariffs against American goods only to be followed by the President upping the ante on his own tariffs, a sign that the trade war is far from coming to […]
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Trump Dines With Macron at G7 Summit Hours After Escalating Growth-Suppressing Trade War 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed Trump to Biarritz on Saturday for a tête-à-tête lunch before the full contingent of international leaders kicked off the working weekend.
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Setting The Historical Record Straight For The Critics Of The NYT 1619 Project 24.8.2019 Crooks Liars
Kelley Fanto Deetz , University of Virginia Four hundred years after the event, the New York Times has published a special project focusing on the first Africans arriving in 1619 at Point Comfort, Virginia, and the legacy of slavery in the U.S. “No aspect of the country that would be formed here has been untouched by the years of slavery that followed,” the introduction ...
Protests to greet G7 leaders as they talk Amazon fires, trade 24.8.2019 Raw Story
The leaders of the G7 club of rich countries meet in southwest France on Saturday, a gathering clouded by the burning Amazon, diving stock markets and their own stark divisions, giving little grounds for optimism. US President Donald Trump, who landed in France around midday, faces a mass protest outside the Atlantic resort of Biarritz […]
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Brazil’s Bolsonaro authorizes army to help fight Amazon fires 24.8.2019 Raw Story
President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the deployment of Brazil’s armed forces to help combat fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, as a growing global outcry over the blazes sparks protests and threatens a huge trade deal. Plumes of thick smoke rose into the sky above dense forest in the northwestern state of Rondonia, where […]
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Trump heads to G7 with potshot at French hosts over taxes 24.8.2019 Raw Story
US President Donald Trump threatened his French hosts with taxes on their wines Friday as he headed to a G7 summit in France with a series of parting shots, including another broadside at the Federal Reserve’s chairman. After a day that saw big falls on Wall Street after he announced new tariffs against China, Trump […]
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Mass rallies, crazy decisions, grandiose posturing: This is what living in a dictatorship feels like 24.8.2019 Raw Story
Another week of shaking our heads and wondering how much longer we can survive him. Yet again, Donald Trump overwhelmed practically everything with the force of his obscene personality, running his mouth and his thumbs even while he was failing to run the country in any sort of conventional sense. He doesn’t actually do anything, […]
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Trump’s economic ‘brain trust’ ridiculed as America braces for a trade war recession: report 24.8.2019 Raw Story
President Donald Trump appears unprepared to deal with a potential recession, the Associated Press reported Friday. “Facing a trade war against China that has shaken the global economy, President Donald Trump gathered his most trusted economic aides in the Oval Office,” the AP reported. “The assembled brain trust for Friday’s urgent consultations included an economics […]
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The Papers: Amazon fires and Johnson-Trump G7 talks 24.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Saturday's front pages preview the big talking points of this weekend's G7 summit: Trump, Brexit, and Amazon fires.
At G-7, Britain's Boris Johnson steps onto the world stage, in the shadow of Brexit and Trump 24.8.2019 LA Times: Nation

For Britain's Boris Johnson, a visibly warm relationship with Trump could be an asset and a liability at G7 summit.

Trump to Raise Tariffs On Hundreds of Billions of Dollars Worth of Chinese Goods 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The president made the remarks after the Dow Jones fell by 623 points Friday, a drop sparked by Trump tweets from earlier in the day.
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