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Secret Service Says Foiled An Assassination Attempt Against Trump in Philippines

Secret Service Says Foiled An Assassination Attempt Against Trump in Philippines

By Sputnik News THE president’s bodyguards determined that there was a credible assassination attempt during US President Donald Trump’s 2017 visit to the Philippines, according to a National Geographic documentary. The US Secret Service, an agency tasked with the personal security of a US president, foiled an assassination attempt on Trump, during his 2017 visit to Manila, Philippines, for an ASEAN summit. The revelation comes from a […]

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This photo taken on June 8, 2018 shows US President Donald Trump (L) and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during a meeting on the sidelines of the G7 Summit in La Malbaie, Quebec, Canada. (By AFP)

US, Mexico, Canada agree on new free trade pact to replace NAFTA

By Press TV THE United States and Canada have reached a new free trade deal, along with Mexico, to replace the expiring North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Following over a year of negotiations aimed at revamping NAFTA, the US and Canada announced in a statement late Sunday that they finalized the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The USMCA is an […]

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US President Donald Trump at the UN Security Council meeting, September 26, 2018 © Carlos Barria / Reuters

US way or no way: Trump treated rest of world as America’s footstool at UNSC*

By RT / Finian Cunningham** DONALD Trump chaired the UN Security Council this week to deliver a thuggish ultimatum to the world to obey American orders on Iran or face retribution for not kowtowing to Washington’s diktat. The world’s highest forum for maintaining global security and peace was thus turned into a platform for brazen, criminal American rhetoric. The 73rd United […]

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US President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference on September 26, 2018, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. (Photo by AFP)

Trump insists world leaders were laughing with him during UN speech

By PressTV US President Donald Trump has slammed as “fake news” reports that world leaders laughed at him during his latest speech at the United Nations General Assembly. “They weren’t laughing at me, they were laughing with me,” Trump told reporters in a news conference Wednesday. The Republican head of state took the stage at the UN on Tuesday to give […]

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US considers restrictions on green cards for immigrants receiving public benefits

By RT THE Trump administration may deny green cards to legal immigrants, both living in the US or just seeking to enter, if they have been dependent on certain public benefits, like housing vouchers, Medicaid or food stamps. The possible new restriction on migration policy was proposed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on Saturday. The proposal could make […]

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‘A Tax on US Consumers’: Trump Tariffs to Push Apple Product Prices Up

‘A Tax on US Consumers’: Trump Tariffs to Push Apple Product Prices Up

By Sputnik News AMERICAN multinational technology company Apple Inc. recently claimed that the Trump administration’s proposed US tariffs on US$200 billion worth of goods imported on China will increase the prices on some of its products, including the Apple Watch and its AirPods. In early August, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that US President Donald Trump had asked him […]

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‘Who started it? America!’ Duterte blames Philippine inflation on ‘friend Trump’ & his trade wars

By RT THE spillover effect of the US trade conflicts with China and the rest of the world has impacted the price of goods in the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte said, vowing to talk to his “friend Trump” and take inflation under control. The Philippines’ inflation rate hit a nine-year high of 6.4 percent last month, just as the US and […]

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Environmental activists display placards during a demonstration in front of the United Nations building, where experts from across the planet locked in key talks aimed at breathing life into the Paris Agreement on climate change, in Bangkok on September 8, 2018. (Photo by AFP)

US accused of ‘poisoning’ UN climate talks amid global protests

By Press TV The United States has been “poisoning” UN-sponsored climate talks in Bangkok, Thailand, while environmental activists stage protests across the globe. The 6-day talks between world nations aims to determine how to finance the fight against global warming. The issue of how funds are made available to developing nations has emerged as a key sticking point at the talks, which have made little headway […]

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Trump may face impeachment if Democrats gain majority: Analyst

By Press TV US President Donald Trump may face impeachment proceedings in Congress if the Democratic Party gains the majority after November’s midterm congressional elections, an American analyst in Virginia says. “The crucial issue is the degree to which the Democrats are going to be able to maintain or obtain a substantial majority in the Congress,” said Keith Preston, chief […]

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Russian foreign minister says dollar’s days numbered as global currency

Russian foreign minister says dollar’s days numbered as global currency

By PRESS Tv RUSSIAN Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia has been exploring for some time using national currencies to settle bilateral trade deals with Turkey and other countries. Lavrov, who was speaking at a news conference with his Turkish counterpart in Ankara, said on Tuesday that the US dollar’s role as a global trade currency was in decline.  “I’m confident that […]

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Europe Captive… of America*

Europe Captive… of America*

By Sputnik News/Finian Cunningham, columnist WHILE browbeating European leaders at the NATO summit this week, US President Donald Trump used a rather unfortunate metaphor. He described Germany and Europe as “captive of Russia”. Trump was erroneously referring to the huge and mutually beneficial trade in natural gas between Russia and Europe. He was implying that Germany and the rest of Europe are excessively dependent […]

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A man walks through an economically stressed section of the city on March 20, 2018 in Worcester, Massachusetts, once a thriving manufacturing hub. (AFP photo)

UN: Trump forcing millions of Americans into financial ruin

By Press TV THE United Nations monitor on poverty has warned that US President Donald Trump is forcing millions of Americans into financial hardship, depriving them of food and other basic needs while lavishing vast riches on the super-wealthy. Philip Alston, who is the UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, visited several US states in December to […]

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Supporters of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro shout slogans during a campaign rally in Caracas, Venezuela May 4, 2018 © Carlos Garcia Rawlins / Reuters

The US will not retake Venezuela so easily*

By RT / William Whiteman** WHEN it comes to Venezuela, both sides of the US political spectrum appear to lack even a basic understanding of the country. In his 2018 State of the Union Address, US President Donald Trump referred to Venezuela as a “socialist dictatorship”while bragging about imposing crippling economic sanctions on the Latin American nation. Such false accusations aren’t limited to […]

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