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John Bolton says his Twitter account was 'suppressed unfairly' after he left the Trump White House, and he dropped a cryptic hint that he might drop a bombshell

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Former national security adviser John Bolton raised eyebrows with a cryptic tweet that appeared to hint at a potential bombshell as the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump continues.
The tweet comes after new details of Bolton's relationship with Trump emerged in recent testimonies to Congress during the impeachment inquiry, painting him as an increasingly central figure to the interactions at the center of House Democrats' interest.
Former National Security Council official Fiona Hill told Congress about a dramatic meeting that Bolton abruptly left a meeting after US...
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Trump says he alone stopped massive Chinese crackdown on Hong Kong protests

Trump says he alone stopped massive Chinese crackdown on Hong Kong protests

7 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he alone was preventing China from crushing protesters in Hong Kong with a million soldiers, as he defended his attempts to strike a trade deal with Beijing amid fears of a Chinese crack down on the demonstrations.
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President Trump Waffles On Hong Kong Democracy Bill

President Trump Waffles On Hong Kong Democracy Bill

7 monthes ago   |   By NPR

President Trump says he stands with democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong. But he stopped short of pledging support for a pro-Hong Kong bill, saying it could complicate trade talks with China. (Image credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images)
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Trump, Xi send positive signals on initial deal to defuse U.S.-China trade war

7 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

The leaders of the United States and China on Friday both underscored their desire to sign an initial trade deal and defuse a 16-month tariff war that has lowered global growth, providing a welcome boost to financial markets.
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Trump says yet to decide whether to close trade deal with China

7 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

President Donald Trump said on Friday a potential U.S.-China trade deal was coming along well, but he had yet to decide whether he wanted to finalize it.
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More foreign firms abandoned U.S. deals amid Trump administration scrutiny: report

7 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

More overseas companies investigated by U.S. authorities for national security concerns have abandoned investments in the United States since U.S. President Donald Trump took office, a report showed on Friday.
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Trump suggests he could veto Hong Kong pro-democracy bill because of trade talks with China

Trump suggests he could veto Hong Kong pro-democracy bill because of trade talks with China

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump suggested Friday he could veto bipartisan legislation that outlined US support for pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
The comments underscored how efforts to resolve a more than yearlong trade dispute with China have rippled through American foreign policy.
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have overwhelmingly urged the president to support the legislation.
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S&P 500, Dow Jones edge higher on trade optimism; Tesla drags Nasdaq

7 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones indexes eked out gains on Friday after President Donald Trump signalled an imminent trade deal with China, while the Nasdaq was weighed down by a slump in shares of Tesla after the launch of its electric pickup truck.
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US stocks rise toward records, following global tide higher

7 monthes ago   |   By Chron

NEW YORK - U.S. stocks pushed upward in early trading Friday, following a global tide higher, as a week clouded by uncertainty about progress in U.S.-China trade talks comes to a close.
Chinese President Xi Jinping told a visiting U.S. business delegation that Beijing is working to “try not to have a trade war” but will nevertheless fight back if necessary. It fits with comments from President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials that a trade deal may be close, though the two sides still have issues to work out.
Markets around the world have churned this week on uncertainty about whether...
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Trump says he might veto legislation that aims to protect human rights in Hong Kong because bill could impact China trade talks

7 monthes ago   |   By Washington Post

The legislation easily passed Congress with a vetoproof majority.
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Wall Street opens higher as trade optimism returns

7 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Wall Street opened higher on Friday as President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China was "potentially very close", adding to optimism triggered by comments from Beijing that it wanted to reach an initial agreement.
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Trump says we have a deal with China, 'potentially very close'

7 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that a trade deal with China is "potentially very close" and that he stands with both the people of Hong Kong and Chinese President Xi Jinping amid massive protests in Hong Kong.
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Correction: Venezuela-Oil Cargo Seizure story

Correction: Venezuela-Oil Cargo Seizure story

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Kansas sees worst 2-week COVID-19 spike since pandemic began

Kansas sees worst 2-week COVID-19 spike since pandemic began

TOPEKA, Kan. - Kansas reported another big increase in confirmed coronavirus cases Friday, capping its worst two-week spike since the pandemic began and coming as a statewide... Read more ...

If you barbecue on July 4th, you're building on a Black American legacy

If you barbecue on July 4th, you're building on a Black American legacy

Dearly beloved, we are gathered in this moment to celebrate the culinary union of barbecue (a.k.a. barbeque, bar-b-que, bar-b-q, and BBQ) and Independence Day (a.k.a. July 4 or... Read more ...

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The U.S. headed into the Fourth of July weekend with many parades and fireworks displays canceled, beaches and bars closed, and health authorities warning that this will be a... Read more ...

EU diplomats say they barely considered letting Americans in for Europe's...

EU diplomats say they barely considered letting Americans in for Europe's reopening: 'The US was never going to make it'

The US was left off the European Union's list of countries allowed to enter the bloc when it reopened borders on Wednesday. Three EU diplomats told NBC News on Thursday that US... Read more ...

R&D Roundup: Tech giants unveil breakthroughs at computer vision summit

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How Businesses Can Support Customers During COVID-19 with Content

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We're all feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as individuals and business owners. In this unusual time, communication is more important than ever before. You have to... Read more ...

Genies creates an investment arm for companies using its digital avatars

Genies creates an investment arm for companies using its digital avatars

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What to watch this July Fourth weekend on Disney+, Netflix, and more

What to watch this July Fourth weekend on Disney+, Netflix, and more

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . Between traditional television... Read more ...

Judi Dench is just like us: She uses TikTok to break up the monotony of...

Judi Dench is just like us: She uses TikTok to break up the monotony of coronavirus quarantine

Judi Dench, the 85-year-old British actress, has recently appeared in TikTok videos thanks to her grandson, Sam Williams. In a recent interview , Dench told the UK's Channel 4... Read more ...