• Top foreign policy moments of Trump's 1st 100 days

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    President Donald Trump's proposed tax plan will cut the corporate tax rate to 15 percent, the Wall Street Journal reported . But he has yet to publicly embrace the move since taking office, and his decision to do so now could set up a showdown with Congress over a proposal that would most likely blow up the deficit.
  • Hollande endorses centrist presidential candidate

    Hollande endorses centrist presidential candidate

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    She inherited her father's party and we will undoubtedly have Le Pens running for the next 20 years. "We've forgotten that it's still Marine Le Pen who's in the second round". Dow industrials followed European stocks higher on Monday, after election results in France raised expectations that pro-EU Emmanuel Macron would become the nation's 25th president.
  • Family: Iran rejects detained British-Iranian woman's appeal

    Family: Iran rejects detained British-Iranian woman's appeal

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    He told the Press Association: "If we got to a year and she wasn't out I ( said I) was going to start pushing again". "The Revolutionary Guard know that what they are doing is wrong - it's why they keep it all secret - so I think the government should state more clearly it is unacceptable for a British citizen to be used in this way".
  • Sanders, Pressed On Ossoff, Says It's 'Imperative' That Dems Win Georgia Seat

    Sanders, Pressed On Ossoff, Says It's 'Imperative' That Dems Win Georgia Seat

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    Amazingly, what the bill that Mello supported would do is require doctors by law to inform women where they can receive ultrasounds before obtaining an abortion. Still, in the years following, Mello had supported other anti-abortion legislation, including Nebraska's 20-week ban on abortion. "Clearly the Democratic Party has got to change".
  • Russian Federation to continue support for Syria despite Trump's warnings

    Russian Federation to continue support for Syria despite Trump's warnings

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    The vote came after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow to discuss the escalating tensions in Syria. "We're not going into Syria", he said in excerpts of the interview on the station's website. If the evacuations are completed, they would be the first in number of rounds stretching over two months to evacuate some 30,000 Syrians from besieged areas, in a deal struck by rebels and the government.
  • General election is NOT about changing Government, says MP

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    He added: "Right now, we need the strongest possible Government with a strong mandate to get the very best deal for the UK". May could also be ready to ditch promises made in David Cameron's 2015 general election manifesto, such as the commitment to spending 0.7% of national income on foreign aid.
  • Trump's Visa Target: Who Comes from Where?

    Trump's Visa Target: Who Comes from Where?

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    The order is a first effort to promote a " Buy American, Hire American " agenda, a key promise Trump made during the campaign. Trump's order seeks to ensure the visas go only to the most skilled workers. "Highly-skilled immigrants create new American jobs, raise wages for native-born workers, and contribute enormously to growing our economy". As Trump ordered for review on H-1B, it kicked up a storm among Indian techies living in the USA or planning to go to the US.
  • US submarine makes S Korea port call, North remains defiant

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    Separately, South Korea's Navy said it was conducting a live-fire exercise with U.S. destroyers in the waters west of the Korean Peninsula and would soon join the carrier strike group approaching the region. The Trump administration will brief all 100 US senators on North Korea at the White House tomorrow in an unusual summit amid growing fears of a nuclear showdown with the rogue nation.
  • North Korea Conducts Artillery Drills as US Submarine Arrives

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    South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said it was closely watching North Korean military action in the Wonsan city area, where it said the drills were being held. Mr Tillerson will then chair a special ministerial meeting of the UN Security Council to discuss North Korea on Friday. "The status quo in North Korea is also unacceptable", he told a meeting with the 15 UN Security Council ambassadors at the White House.