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The attack comes after Donald Trump tweeted on 19 December that "we have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency". Mr Trump seemed to row back last week when he said troops were being pulled out "slowly" and that they would be fighting remaining IS militants at the same time .
  • China warnings signal Trump's trade war finally hitting home

    China warnings signal Trump's trade war finally hitting home

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    The U.S. accuses China of deploying predatory tactics in a drive to surpass America's technological supremacy. Trump appears to have emphasized that he and President Xi Jinping are already part of the negotiations. Chinese exports to the United States held up through late 2018 despite Trump's tariff hikes. The U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate increases have caused investors to move in and out of various markets, hitting some emerging markets hard.
  • Sarah Sanders Has Solid Response After House Dem Makes Profane Impeachment Comment

    Sarah Sanders Has Solid Response After House Dem Makes Profane Impeachment Comment

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    Tlaib, attending a reception for the Move On campaign last night, briefly stepped on stage to speak to the crowd. Tlaib expressed her desire to impeach the president on Thursday at a progressive rally. "Look, you're not going to impeach this president when he's had two of the most successful years that any president has had in modern history", Sanders said Friday morning on "Fox & Friends".
  • Man drives vehicle into crowd in Germany injuring at least four

    Man drives vehicle into crowd in Germany injuring at least four

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    A 50-year-old German man accused of driving a vehicle into groups of foreigners on New Year's Eve has been formally remanded in custody for attempted murder, police said Wednesday. Police said there are indications the suspect suffered from mental illness. Then, the driver rammed into a group of people standing next to the street, injuring at least four.
  • Congressional Leaders Get Briefing On Border As Impacts Of Partial Shutdown Grow

    Congressional Leaders Get Briefing On Border As Impacts Of Partial Shutdown Grow

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    The shutdown, which began on December 22, was precipitated by Trump's demand as part of any federal funding measure for $5 billion to help build a wall along the U.S. The session did not yield any breakthroughs, and Democrats said they remained committed to introducing the legislation Thursday. Democratic appropriators and leaders discussed the idea with Vermont Sen.
  • Taiwan president defiant after China calls for reunification

    Taiwan president defiant after China calls for reunification

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    Xi also sent a warning to Taiwan independence advocates, who include supporters of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. Referring to her New Year's talk a day ago, President Tsai said both sides of the Strait must resolve their differences through peaceful means and on equal terms.
  • North Korea warns of 'new path' if USA 'continues to break promises'

    North Korea warns of 'new path' if USA 'continues to break promises'

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    The North Korean leader did say he was willing to meet Mr Trump again - and said relations can "advance at a fast and excellent pace" if the United States eases sanctions and halts joint military exercises with South Korea . He also urged the U.S. to completely halt its suspended joint military exercises with ally South Korea. "As the speech did not include any new, dramatic suggestion from North Korea, I think there is now a higher possibility of the second North Korea-US summit being ...