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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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Ideological Divide could make US govt shut down

NEW YORK-Sputnik: President Trump has threatened to veto legislative efforts by House Democrats to end the government shutdown, accusing them of ignoring “the Nation’s urgent border security needs” by refusing to grant to his request for $5.6 billion to build a border wall on the US-Mexico border. Trump and the ...

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Pentagon opposes Trump’s troop withdrawal plan

WASHINGTON: The US Department of Defence has informed Congress that it wants to continue to apply direct and indirect military pressure on the Taliban, while supporting nascent efforts for peace in war-ravaged Afghanistan. The Pentagon’s strategy paper, submitted to Congress this week, clearly differs with President Donald Trump’s plan to ...

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United States plans complete withdrawal of troops from Syria

WASHINGTON: The IS has been “beaten” in Syria, US President Donald Trump said Wednesday in announcing a stunning order to pull American ground forces from the war-ravaged nation. The momentous decision to withdraw, which runs counter to long-established US policy for Syria and the region, blindsided lawmakers, the Pentagon and ...

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