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Trump rages over poll numbers and coverage of his racism after approval ratings plummet

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Donald Trump has vented his anger over media coverage of his repeated racism after a series of polls showed his approval ratings had fallen and that he was on track to lose the 2020 election. More follows… Independent news email Only the best news in your inbox Independent news email Only the best news in your inbox Enter your email address Continue Continue Please enter an email address Email address is invalid Fill out this field Email address is invalid Email already exists. Log in to update your newsletter preferences Register with your social account or click here to log in I would like to receive morning headlines Monday - Friday plus breaking news alerts by email Update...

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At least 13 people arrested at Portland, Oregon, protest

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Police arrested at least 13 people and seized metal poles, bear spray and other weapons Saturday as hundreds of far-right protesters and anti-fascist counter-demonstrators swarmed downtown Portland, Oregon. Authorities closed bridges and streets to try to keep the rival groups apart. The city's mayor said the situation was "potentially dangerous and volatile," and President Donald Trump tweeted "Portland is being watched very closely." As of early afternoon, most of the right-wing groups had left the area via a downtown bridge. Police used officers on bikes and in riot gear to keep black-clad, helmet- and mask-wearing anti-fascist protesters — known as...

Exclusive: Shared Afghanistan interests create opening for U.S.-Iran back channel - sources

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Western intermediaries are trying to persuade arch foes Iran and the United States to cooperate on bolstering security in Afghanistan as U.S. President Donald Trump seeks to extract America from its longest war, according to three source familiar with the efforts.

Greenland has long been a bargaining chip between the US and Denmark

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President Donald Trump made his name in real estate on the world's glitziest island with the help of tax breaks and loopholes. As President, it seems Trump wants to take his real estate experience to a new level.

Far-right rally in Portland met by anti-fascist protesters

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President Donald Trump tweeted about the demonstration, saying there is consideration to labeling Antifa an "organization of terror."

US President Donald Trump phones supporter he 'fat-shamed'

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At a rally in New Hampshire, the president misdirected his ire at a man he believed to be supporting a group of protesters.

The transformation of Mexico under leftist nationalist AMLO

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It was early April 2018. The Mexican presidential campaigns were heating up and Andrés Manuel López Obrador, running for the third time for the highest office in the land, sounded defiant. Donald Trump's foreign policy was "wrong," he told supporters at a rally in Ciudad Juárez, across the border from El Paso, Texas. He also denounced what he called the US president's "derogatory attitude towards Mexicans."


Gibraltar releases Iran supertanker that US sought to seize

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The British overseas territory of Gibraltar released a seized Iranian supertanker Thursday over last-minute objections from the US, potentially easing tensions between London and Tehran, which still holds a British-flagged vessel. The release of the Grace 1 comes amid a growing confrontation between Iran and the West after US President Donald Trump pulled Washington out of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers over a year ago. In past weeks, the Persian Gulf region has seen six attacks on oil tankers that the US has blamed on Iran and the downing of a U.S.surveillance drone by Iranian forces. Iran denied it was behind the tanker attacks, although it has seized other tankers. Gibraltar...

Elizabeth Warren Releases New Policy To Help Boost Native Americans

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Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren released several more proposals on Friday aimed to address concerns specific to Indian County, including draft legislation from New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland, one of the first two Native Americans elected to U.S. Congress during last year's midterms, according to The Huffington Post. Warren has faced attacks from President Donald Trump and criticism for her past discussions of her family's lineage and releasing the results of a DNA test which showed her having distant Native American ancestry. The Massachusetts Democrat is also going to attend a Native Americans issues forum for the first time next week in Iowa hosted by voting rights group Four Directions. "We...

Johnson To Meet With Merkel, Macron Next Week In Effort To Break Brexit Deadlock

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to make a diplomatic dash to meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin early next week as he seeks to break the Brexit impasse, The Guardian reports. The prime minister, who has yet to leave the United Kingdom to meet any of the European Union’s leaders since entering Downing Street, will also speak to the Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, and Donald Tusk, the European council president, by phone, the Guardian understands.Tusk said earlier this year there would be a “special place in hell” for politicians who had championed Brexit “without a sketch of a plan” as to how to make it a success,...

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