Tuesday, 22 October 2019

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Trump fires national security advisor John Bolton

WASHINGTON: The shock announcement came amid media reports suggesting that the US president and his national security advisor had major disagreements over the invitation of the Taliban to Camp David for peace talks. Trump, however, denied the reports, branding them “fake news,” while confirming that the peace talks are currently ...

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Mentally stable Americans should be able to own guns: Trump

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump said Wednesday that all “mentally stable” Americans should be able to own firearms amid reports he retreated on plans to toughen gun purchase background checks in the wake of a string of mass shootings. “I want guns in the hands of people that are mentally ...

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Corbyn to join London rally against Trump’s UK visit

LONDON: UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn will join a demonstration in London against US President Donald Trump’s state visit on Tuesday delivering a speech at the event, according to the party’s spokesperson. Corbyn has said that he supports the idea of holding a rally against Trump, who arrived in ...

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China hikes tariffs on US goods after Trump warning

BEIJING: China said it would impose higher tariffs on most U.S. imports on a revised $60 billion target list, hitting back at a tariff hike by Washington on $200 billion of Chinese goods in a further escalation of a bitter trade war. The retaliation comes as U.S. President Donald Trump ...

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Jim Carrey blames Trump for New Zealand massacre

HOLLYWOOD: Jim Carrey has a history of criticising Donald Trump’s presidency – but his latest effort might just be his harshest yet. Carrey posted a drawing on his Twitter account blaming Trump for the massacres at the two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand. The Mask actor posted a drawing on ...

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Trump to demand $8.6 bn for wall as new govt shutdown looms

WASHINGTON: The White House will ask for $8.6 billion to pay for a long-promised Mexico-US border wall, a demand to be stitched on to the official 2020 congressional budget proposal. In a new spin on what has become a consistent ploy, the US president will again seek to gain congressional approval for his ...

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Trump’s wall plan fails in US Senate, shutdown continues

WASHINGTON: The US Senate on Thursday blocked duelling plans to reopen shuttered federal agencies, a fresh setback in efforts to end a month-long government shutdown, but President Donald Trump signalled he could back a new proposal if it includes border security. The legislative deadlock left Congress and the president red-faced ...

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Trump and Melania nominated for ‘Worst Actor’ awards

John Travolta’s John Gotti biopic Gotti has topped the 39th annual Razzie Awards with a co-leading six nominations, while President Donald Trump also earned a nod for worst actor. In nominations announced, Gotti, the Will Ferrell comedy Holmes & Watson, conservative provocateur Dinesh D’Souza’s Death of a Nation and the ...

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FBI started counterintel probe against Trump after Comey was fired

WASHINGTON: News broke Friday that after US President Donald Trump fired then-FBI Director James Comey in May 2017, the agency opened a counterintelligence probe into the head of state. The unprecedented move has worrisome implications for the power of the deep state. The revelation comes from former agency officials, who told ...

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