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Category: Global Economy :: Trade
Last updated: Aug 26 2019 05:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Boris Johnson ‘tremendously humiliated’ Donald Trump on a global scale at G-7 meeting: CNN analyst 26.8.2019 Raw Story
United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson was one of President Donald Trump’s favorite people to take over for Theresa May when she resigned this summer. But Johnson also mocked the U.S. president and humiliated him on a global scale, said New York Magazine reporter Olivia Nuzzi. During a panel discussion on CNN Sunday, CNN’s Ryan […]
G-7 Leaders Ready to Help Battle Amazon Wildfires with "Technical and Financial Means" 26.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The French President told reporters that G-7 leaders agreed to take action to fight fires in Brazil.
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Fox Hosts Accuse Media Of Hyping Recession Fears Just Before Admitting The Trade War Might Cause 'Short-Term Pain' 26.8.2019 Crooks Liars
Trump's favorite propaganda network can't seem to get their talking points straight on whether or not Dear Leader and his trade war with China is going to cause a recession or not. This Saturday, Watters World host Jesse Watters and his guest, Fox Business host Lou Dobbs, attacked Democrats and the media for supposedly hyping fears over the possibility of a recession just prior to admitting that Trump's tariffs might be causing some "short-term pain" for the United States . Watters played two clips — one of left-wing comedian Bill Maher openly rooting for a recession , the other an MSNBC report that pointed to slowing economic growth and that recessions are a natural part of the economic cycle — as proof that their is a broad campaign to undermine the economy under Trump. “The Democratic Party in order to win, they’re trying to cause a recession. Russia didn’t work. Mueller didn’t work. And now we have the fake recession that they’re trying to create,” Watters said. “These people are sick. They ...
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Day After Stating No Link, NY Times Blames Amazon Fires on Global Warming 25.8.2019 NewsBusters
One day after reporting, “These fires were not caused by climate change,” the New York Times blamed the ongoing Amazon rain forest fires on....climate change. Norimitsu Onishi falsely conflated the Amazon rain forest wildfires in Brazil with global warming: "As the Amazon burned and the world faced an ecological disaster, President Emmanuel Macron of France bluntly criticized Brazil’s leader this week and threatened to kill a major trade deal between Europe and Brazil....The contrast highlighted the gap in leadership on issues affecting the global climate. ...
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Trump Adviser Argues Quotes of G-7 Leaders Criticizing Trump's China Trade War Are 'Out of Context' 25.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Larry, those words came out of Boris Johnson's mouth," CNN anchor Brianna Kielar pushed back. "How do you argue with that?"
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Trade war shows reality of ‘America First’ in action 25.8.2019 The Moderate Voice

By GEORGE F. WILL Washiongton Post Columnist WASHINGTON — In a trade war, as in a real one, people are wounded by friendly fire from their side. Consider some casualties in Donald Trump’s “easy to win” — his promise — trade war. Begin with the company whose green machines bear the name of the blacksmith […]

The post Trade war shows reality of ‘America First’ in action appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

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Trump walks back statements on China; White House walks them forward 25.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The president said he was having second thoughts after hiking tariffs on Chinese goods and threatening to force U.S. companies out of China. The White House said his comments were misinterpreted.
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Fox News Anchor Says Media Encouraged China to Fight Back in Trump Trade War 25.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Fox News anchor Maria Bartiromo blamed the U.S. news media for emboldening the Chinese government to push back against President Donald Trump's ongoing trade war.
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The World Is On Fire And Trump Is Still In Denial 25.8.2019 Crooks Liars
The lungs of the planet. You don't appreciate how important your lungs are, until they stop finding oxygen to breathe. The Amazon rain forest is estimated to provide 20 percent of oxygen to the whole planet . The fires currently burning in the Amazon are a global climate crisis that can't be ignored. Unfortunately, we've got the Trump administration throwing tantrums at the G-7 Summit about even discussing climate change: Senior administration officials quoted by the New York Times among others [complained] the summit had moved from core issues such as global economics and trade to “niche issues” such as climate change, gender equality and development in Africa. The topics were chosen to appeal to Macron supporters, and even to embarrass Trump, who pulled the US out of the Paris climate accord, they said, as protesters marched the streets of the French city calling for action to tackle the fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest ...
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The risks of amoral A.I. 25.8.2019 techCrunch
Kyle Dent Contributor Kyle Dent is a Research Area Manager for PARC, a Xerox Company, focused on the interplay between people and technology. He also leads the ethics review committee at PARC. Artificial intelligence is now being used to make decisions about lives, livelihoods, and interactions in the real world in ways that pose real risks to […]
WATCH: Larry Kudlow wilts under barrage of questions about Trump’s conflicting trade war comments 25.8.2019 Raw Story
Larry Kudlow, who appeared to have been drinking before his FOX News appearance last Sunday, probably wished he was drinking this Sunday after his stammering performance on CNN where he faced a barrage of questions from “State of the Union” fill-in host Brianna Keilar. Speaking from France where he is attending the G7 conference with […]
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White House Contradicts Trump After President Says He Has 'Second Thoughts' About China Tariffs 25.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The President told reporters he had second thoughts about imposing tariffs on China; as always, the White House swooped in to interpret the remarks.
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Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows 25.8.2019 Raw Story
Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to help fight the worst blazes in years following a global outcry. Multiple fires billowing huge plumes of smoke into the air were seen across a vast area of the northwestern state […]
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Here is why Trump is obsessed with Greenland 25.8.2019 Raw Story
They say that history repeats itself, first as tragedy, then as farce. Remember that President Harry Truman tried to purchase Greenland in 1946; now, in 2019, President Donald Trump is trying to do the same thing. This article first appeared in Salon. To be clear, Trump’s farcical, “absurd” idea — to borrow the adjective used by […]
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Trump voices 'second thoughts' about escalating trade war with China 25.8.2019 L.A. Times - World News

President Trump expresses "second thoughts" about escalating the trade war with China as he meets other world leaders at the G7 summit in France.

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Trump backs Boris Johnson, sends mixed signals on China at G7 25.8.2019 Raw Story
US President Donald Trump on Sunday backed British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as the “right man” for Brexit and sent mixed signals about his trade war with China at a G7 summit dominated by worries about the global economy. Johnson and Trump were on obviously friendly terms as they sat down for a working breakfast […]
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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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