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For Italy, Trump Represents a ‘Populist’ Opportunity 17.8.2018
The new Italian government is taking comfort in some of Trump’s positions, especially on migration, trade and Russia, says Andrew Spannaus. By Andrew Spannaus in Milan Special to Consortium News During the 2016 United States election campaign, most of Italy’s…Read more →
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Foreign Interests Have Spent Over $530 Million Influencing US Policy Since 2017 14.8.2018
Foreign lobbyists and other operatives acting on behalf of foreign interests wield a significant amount of power.

The post Foreign Interests Have Spent Over $530 Million Influencing US Policy Since 2017 appeared first on Truthout.

What's in your shopping cart? A battleground for global trade 14.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
As a trade war brews between the U.S. and its major trading partners, we looked into the carts of back-to-school shoppers to see how global trade might show up in their baskets
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US pushes back on foreign takeover deals 14.8.2018 BBC: Business
The US has strengthened its power to review and block business deals, with an eye to China.
Trump & Putin Have Failed Miserably In Trying To Bring The U.S. & Russia Closer 13.8.2018 The Moderate Voice

It makes sense, in a Burn-in-Hell sort of way, that Donald Trump’s admiration for Vladimir Putin is more of a fawning obsequiousness. The two men could not be more different in background, but are remarkably similar as classic bullies and amoral narcissists for whom power and money are holy grails. While Putin by dint of […]

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Grain prices tumble after new crop report predicts another big harvest 11.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Near record harvests are predicted as corn and soybean markets are at or below break even prices for most farmers.
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House of Fraser: Five things that went wrong 10.8.2018 BBC: Business
Department store chain House of Fraser has finally lost its battle to stay afloat. So what went wrong?
Chinese 'robocall' scam hits US weather office 9.8.2018 BBC: Technology
The audio message was broadcast inside a National Weather Service office in Maryland.
Get Ready For An Expansion Of Trump’s Economically Ignorant Trade War With China 9.8.2018 Outside the Beltway
President Trump appears to be ready to expand his ignorant, counterproductive trade war with China.
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'It was attempted homicide' 9.8.2018 BBC: Business
A key reason for Trump's tariffs on China's exports is anger at the theft of US company secrets, but will the Chinese now clean up their act?
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China to hit US with tariffs on US imports worth $16bn 8.8.2018 BBC: Business
China is to start imposing 25% import duties on $16bn worth of US goods.
Farmers' feelings on tariffs mixed at Farmfest 8.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The annual trade show in southwest Minnesota attracts more than 30,000 visitors, and this year many of them are wondering about the trade war brought on by import tariffs from the Trump administration.
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US sets date for additional China tariffs 8.8.2018 BBC: Business
Duties on $16bn in Chinese imports will come into effect on 23 August.
Trump going ahead with taxes on $16 billion in Chinese imports 8.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Customs officials will begin collecting the border tax Aug. 23, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative says. The list is heavy on industrial products such as steam turbines and iron girders.
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US to fully enforce reimposed Iran nuclear sanctions 6.8.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
President Trump says those who breach the nuclear-related sanctions risk "severe consequences".
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HSBC 'cautiously optimistic' about growth despite trade tensions 6.8.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
HSBC says Asian economies are robust despite the growth of trade tariffs as it reports profit rise.
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Defense budget shifts U.S. military's focus from terrorism to China and Russia 5.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The 2,500-page National Defense Authorization Act, which tells the Pentagon how to spend its budget, is headed to President Trump's desk for signature. Here's a look at its key provisions.
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The early victims of Trump's trade war 5.8.2018 BBC: Business
A look at the sectors most affected by the global trade war so far.
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Trump The Worst President Ever? 3.8.2018 The Moderate Voice

Is Donald Trump the worst President ever? Will he end up being a one-term President? It would be foolish to proclaim with any certainty what will happen during the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Prior to the 2004 election, Left-wing syndicated columnist Richard Reeves boldly proclaimed that George W. Bush would be a one-term POTUS. Reeves […]

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China plans tariffs after latest US trade threat 3.8.2018 BBC News - US & Canada
China targets $60bn of US products, as tensions between the world's two biggest economies escalate.
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