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It was an unscripted peek into Trump-brand populism: rich people should be seen as smart, Wall Street insiders should be seen as capable, Goldman Sachs must be synonymous with expertise, and it's best to be skeptical of poor people . The Republican win in Georgia may indeed embolden the party to press ahead with Mr Trump's political agenda, notably reform of Mr Barack Obama's healthcare law and an overhaul of the tax code.
  • Jeh Johnson testimony proves no collusion with Russian Federation

    Jeh Johnson testimony proves no collusion with Russian Federation

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    Trump's tweets , particularly his use of the word "if" while describing Russian interference, appear to cast wider doubt over whether or not he believes Russia tried to sway the election. "It's all a big Dem scam and excuse for losing the election!", Trump added. And for once, we seemed to get a clear answer on why the Obama administration didn't give details about the hacks publicly until late past year.
  • Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests in Chicago, across US

    Rallies against Islamic law draw counter-protests in Chicago, across US

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    Three people were arrested. The demonstrations were held in more than two dozen USA cities, including Seattle , New York, Chicago and San Bernardino, California. It says it condemns bias against religious groups and is "proud to stand shoulder to shoulder with peaceful Western Muslims as well as peaceful Muslims worldwide".
  • Otto Warmbier's hometown prepares for his funeral

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    Trump wrote on Twitter.It was unclear whether his remark represented a significant shift in his thinking in the US effort to stop North Korea's nuclear program and its test-launching of missiles or a hardening in USA policy toward China.China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that Beijing had made "unremitting efforts" to resolve tensions on the Korean peninsula, not as a result of external pressure but because China was a responsible member of the global community and resolving nuclear ...
  • Opposition parties meet to decide on Presidential candidate

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    Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday declared previous Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar as their presidential candidate. "The Opposition's nominee for President's post Meira Kumar is more capable and popular than the NDA candidate", she said moments after the UPA announced Kumar's candidature.
  • Republican wins pricey $79m Georgia race

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    Spending on the race reached at least US$57 million (S$79 million), almost twice the last record, said the Centre for Responsive Politics, a watchdog. "But I am honored by the support". And I will work just as hard to earn your confidence in the weeks and months ahead'. With Jon Ossoff's loss to Karen Handel for the U.S.
  • Dem says 'we can do better' than GOP health plan

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    As a draft of the Senate GOP's healthcare bill went public Thursday , protesters assembled in front of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office to stage a "die in." In a series of tweets , Governor Andrew Cuomo called the legislation a "ultra-conservative assault on New Yorkers".
  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel says EU future more important than Brexit talks

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says EU future more important than Brexit talks

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    UK Brexit Secretary David Davis said that the Brexit talks had gotten off to a "promising start" even though it has become obvious that Britain conceded to the EU's preferred order. Britain's political instability has caused concerns in European capitals hoping to get the negotiations over with quickly and cleanly, as has May's oft-repeated threat to walk away from the talks without a deal if necessary.
  • Egyptian-American Muslim Teen Killed in 'Road Rage Incident' in US

    Egyptian-American Muslim Teen Killed in 'Road Rage Incident' in US

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    On Sunday, the body of Nabra Hassanen , a 17-year-old Muslim teen, was found in a pond in Fairfax County. According to statements from police and the mosque, Hassanen and her friends were walking back to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society mosque from a McDonald's in the Sterling area between 3 and 4 a.m.
  • Brexit: what kind of deal can Theresa May arrange now?

    Brexit: what kind of deal can Theresa May arrange now?

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    Reflecting confusion on the continent about what kind of Brexit she will ask for, summit chair Donald Tusk said ahead of a separate meeting with May: "We can hear different predictions, coming from different people, about the possible outcome of these negotiations: hard Brexit , soft Brexit or no deal".