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Brexit: Did Dominic Raab warn of no-deal during referendum campaign?

Added: 17.08.2019 12:16 | 1 views | 0 comments

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said he talked about it "almost every time" he was interviewed.

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Invesco thrives in China as former executive Ross leads Trump's trade war

Added: 16.08.2019 10:20 | 1 views | 0 comments

The former investment company of U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has been flourishing in China, even as he marshals billions of dollars' worth of punishing tariffs in America's deepening trade war.


U.S. Commerce Secretary Says No Date Set For Next Round Of China Trade Talks

Added: 15.08.2019 2:13 | 4 views | 0 comments

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross suggested Wednesday the United States and China have not determined when to hold their next round of face-to-face trade talks, the South China Morning Post reported. “I don’t believe a date has been set,” Ross said in an interview on CNBC. Instead, the next step in the long-running negotiations is “perhaps another phone call in a couple of weeks,” Politico first reported. He made the remarks one day after U.S. President Donald Trump's administration announced it would delay a new 10 percent tariff on about US$160 billion worth of Chinese goods until Dec. 15 to avoid any price hikes on goods such as cellphones, laptops and video game consoles before the...

Wilbur Ross Says Hong Kong Protests Are 'Internal Matter' For China

Added: 14.08.2019 23:09 | 2 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump's Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the United States should not become involved in the ongoing protests in Hong Kong since the dispute is between the Hong Kong citizens and China is an "internal matter" on Wednesday, according to Newsweek. CNBC's Squawk Box host Joe Kernen asked Ross if the Trump administration "pulled back from our role in the world as supporters of freedom" by their position on the Hong Kong pro-democracy protests. Kernen referenced several quotes from President Trump where he appeared to be either neutral or on Beijing's side of the protests. "And by saying we are neutral on what's happening is creating a vacuum where we should be there saying we...

Victoria Nuland Tells All on Steele Dossier...Not

Added: 13.08.2019 20:10 | 3 views | 0 comments

Former Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland has repeatedly downplayed her role in the spread of Christopher Steele’s anti-Trump dossier. Long-awaited evidence emerged last week showing...

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US Rolls Back Endangered Species Protections

Added: 12.08.2019 21:11 | 3 views | 0 comments

The Trump administration revealed changes that would roll back some of the U.S. Endangered Species Act, the nation's landmark wildlife protection law, even though conservation groups and states argue it will speed extinction for threatened animals and plants, according to CBC News. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said the changes would help cut regulations and increase the efficiency of oversight. "The best way to uphold the Endangered Species Act is to do everything we can to ensure it remains effective in achieving its ultimate goal — recovery of our rarest species," Bernhardt said. "An effectively administered Act ensures more resources can go where they will do the most good:...

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Home Secretary Priti Patel: 'Stop and search works'

Added: 11.08.2019 9:29 | 2 views | 0 comments

Home Secretary Priti Patel tells the BBC about government plans to expand stop and search powers.

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U.S. defense secretary visits South Korea as region faces myriad challenges

Added: 09.08.2019 11:13 | 1 views | 0 comments

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper met with senior South Korean leaders on Friday amid a series of regional challenges ranging from a bitter trade row between Seoul and Tokyo to the cost of U.S. troops stationed in South Korea.


U.S. asks South Korea to send troops to Strait of Hormuz - Yonhap

Added: 09.08.2019 10:47 | 6 views | 0 comments

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper asked South Korea to send troops to join a U.S.-led maritime force in the Strait of Hormuz off the coast of Iran, Yonhap news agency said on Friday.


Top U.S. diplomat for Latin America resigns

Added: 08.08.2019 13:29 | 6 views | 0 comments

Two officials and a congressional aide said Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Kimberly Breier stepped down earlier this week


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