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Trump to present vision for U.S. strategy in Afghanistan war

Trump to present vision for U.S. strategy in Afghanistan war

Published 21/08/2017

It will be President Donald Trump's turn on Monday to address a problem that vexed his two predecessors when he details his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, America's longest military conflict. [more…]

Prominent U.S. religious conservatives defend Trump after Charlottesville

Prominent U.S. religious conservatives defend Trump after Charlottesville

Published 21/08/2017

Two prominent religious conservatives defended U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday after he was widely criticized for blaming both white nationalists and counter-protesters for last weekend's violence at a Virginia rally organized by neo-Nazis and white supremacists. [more…]

Leading Democrat: Critics can`t conclude Trump is impaired

Leading Democrat: Critics can`t conclude Trump is impaired

Published 20/08/2017

Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said on Sunday that it was premature to try to remove U.S. President Donald Trump by claiming he is physically or mentally impaired. [more…]

Unwavering Trump voters say they will not miss Steve Bannon

Unwavering Trump voters say they will not miss Steve Bannon

Published 19/08/2017

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon's firing has been met with a collective shrug by some of President Donald Trump's most committed supporters who argue the controversial nationalist became an obstacle to the administration's agenda. [more…]

Mnuchin tells Yale classmates: Trump does not equate neo-Nazis with peaceful protesters

Mnuchin tells Yale classmates: Trump does not equate neo-Nazis with peaceful protesters

Published 19/08/2017

Urged by his Yale University classmates to resign as treasury secretary following President Donald Trump's response to a white nationalist protest, Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he would stay in office and that Trump "in no way, shape or form" equates neo-Nazis with peaceful protesters. [more…]

Bannon`s exit not seen to signal Trump shift to center

Bannon`s exit not seen to signal Trump shift to center

Published 19/08/2017

President Donald Trump's ouster of chief strategist Steve Bannon is unlikely to mark the abandonment of the administration's "America First" agenda that has unnerved investors and trade partners and split the White House into nationalist and globalist camps. [more…]

Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors: White House

Trump, first lady will not attend Kennedy Center Honors: White House

Published 19/08/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will not attend the Kennedy Center Honors in December, the White House announced on Saturday, after several honorees said they would boycott a White House reception before the show. [more…]

After firing, Bannon returns to his `killing machine`

After firing, Bannon returns to his `killing machine`

Published 19/08/2017

With Stephen Bannon, the worry always was that he could be even more disruptive to President Donald Trump’s White House from outside than he was within. [more…]

Trump tweets thanks to Steve Bannon for service and role in campaign against Clinton

Trump tweets thanks to Steve Bannon for service and role in campaign against Clinton

Published 19/08/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump praised his former chief strategist Steve Bannon on Saturday, thanking him on Twitter for his service and his role in the presidential election campaign against Hillary Clinton. [more…]

U.S. formally launches probe of China`s intellectual property practices

U.S. formally launches probe of China`s intellectual property practices

Published 18/08/2017

The United States on Friday formally launched an investigation into China's alleged theft of U.S. intellectual property, a widely expected move following a call from President Donald Trump earlier this week to determine whether a probe was needed. [more…]