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The president was describing how he had informed Chinese President Xi Jinping about last week's missile strike as they both ate "the most attractive piece of chocolate cake you've ever seen". but anybody that was so brutal and uses gases to do that young children and babies, it's OK", according to Trump. On Thursday night, US warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian government air base, marking the first time the nation has directly attacked Assad's regime in Syria's ...
  • Democrats: Solid opposition to Trump, but what comes next?

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    Sure, certain loopholes enjoyed by corporate America for avoiding taxes on foreign income and other activities would be closed, but that would be offset by a steep drop in the corporate tax rate . Now if it doesn't start fast enough, I'll start the taxes. Tell someone that the US tax system needs to be fixed, and you're not likely to get an argument.
  • Putin meets Tillerson as U.S., Russian Federation fiercely feud over Syria

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in tense talks Wednesday with his Russian counterpart over the Syrian president's use of chemical weapons against innocent civilians said Bashar al-Assad's regime has used them at least 50 times. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Wednesday that "if it is decided" that the Russian president needs to be briefed on the outcome of the Tillerson-Lavrov talks, he will meet them.
  • Rex Tillerson: Trust between U.S. and Russian Federation at a 'low'

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    Russian Federation has never publicly acknowledged any such attacks by Assad's forces and has tried for the past 18 months to help him expand his authority in Syria. It was an icy start to the long-awaited meeting, which began with the two men entering a conference room making very little eye contact. Until the chemical attack, the Trump administration had sought to step back from the US position that Assad should leave power.
  • BHP Billiton plc 25.7% Potential Upside Indicated by Macquarie

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    Shares of BHP Billiton plc ( NYSE:BBL ) opened at 31.90 on Tuesday. Several other equities research analysts have also commented on BLT. JPMorgan Chase & Co. The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, March 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 10th were given a $0.80 dividend.
  • Xi Jinping Urges Trump to Peacefully Resolve N. Korea Tensions

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    A military parade is expected in Pyongyang to mark the day and North Korea often marks important anniversaries with tests of its nuclear or missile capabilities. The president did not provide details on Xi's response to the proposal, but added the United States would "solve the problem without them" if Beijing was not responsive.
  • U.S. sends 'Seal Team Six' to South Korea for 'training'

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    The U.S. officials said the administration is considering an array of stiffer sanctions that could be applied on a "sliding scale" proportionate to North Korean actions. "After listening for 10 minutes, I realized it's not so easy", Trump said. Bonnie Glaser, a China expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, said the development "bodes well for cooperation between the US and China".
  • Paul Manafort registering with U.S. as foreign agent

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    Manafort's ties to Russian Federation are part of probes underway by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and congressional intelligence committees into Moscow's interference in the 2016 presidential election, according to reports by the New York Times and other media.
  • US President not allowed to use personal helicopter

    US President not allowed to use personal helicopter

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    Each visit to Mar-a-Lago, dubbed "the Winter White House", costs taxpayers approximately $3 million . Obama, by contrast, spent just under $97 million on travel in his eight years as president , according to documents reviewed by Judicial Watch , a conservative government watchdog.
  • More Details Emerge About San Bernardino Victims, Shooter

    More Details Emerge About San Bernardino Victims, Shooter

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    The students were not targeted but were standing behind Smith when her estranged husband opened fire, Burguan added. While the 53-year-old mother of four and grandmother of three was allegedly afraid of Anderson, her children insisted she would never have gone to school that morning if she thought her attendance would have put the students in any danger .
  • United States 'disappointed' at Russia's Syria stance

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    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson canceled a planned trip to Russian Federation because of fast-moving events in Syria. "It's important that we keep our priorities straight", said Tillerson. In Florida with the president, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said additional economic sanctions on Syria were being prepared. Warplanes on Saturday struck the Syrian town where a chemical attack had killed scores of people last week, as Turkey warned that a retaliatory USA missile strike on a ...