Trump, US Lawmakers Facing Government Shutdown Threat

House Republicans plan to go ahead with a vote on a temporary spending measure aimed at keeping the U.S. government open after a midnight Friday deadline. U.S. President Donald Trump threw the vote into doubt Thursday with a tweet that indicated his opposition to part of the plan, but House Speaker Paul Ryan said later that… Please follow and like us:

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All eyes on Donald Trump: What to look for in UN debut

United Nations – There is little doubt who is headlining this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Diplomats have been heard chatting about US President Donald Trump’s arrival in the corridors of UN headquarters for weeks. There is a mild sense of foreboding about what the US leader will tell his foreign counterparts when he ascends… Please follow and like us:

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FRANCE – Trump, Macron to seek common ground during Paris visit

U.S. President Donald Trump and France’s Emmanuel Macron may be far apart on climate change and immigration but the two leaders will be looking for common ground on terrorism and defense policy when they meet this week in Paris. Trump left on Air Force One late Wednesday for paris, where he will be the guest of… Please follow and like us:

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French election: What does Emmanuel Macron stand for?

Emmanuel Macron’s victory against Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election has been greeted with relief across the country and abroad, but for many French citizens the choice was one made through gritted teeth. Data released by the polling company Ipsos shows 43 percent of French citizens voted for Macron out of opposition to his… Please follow and like us:

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Trump, Merkel to Face-Off on EU, NATO

When U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel sit down for a ‘get to know you’ session at the White House Friday, the entire future of the Transatlantic relationship will be hanging in the balance. The leaders of two of the world’s most powerful economies have seemed to be on a collision course since… Please follow and like us:

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Canada shoots for tech boost as Trump shuts doors

The US administration’s immigration policies seen as opportunity to entice entrepreneurs to northern neighbor, official says By Shoshanna Solomon US President Donald Trump’s border-barring policies aimed at making “America great again” may provide a boon for Canada, which has always lived in the shadow of its southern neighbor when it comes to attracting new talent, entrepreneurs,… Please follow and like us:

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The urgent need to restrain an out of control judiciary

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., February 26, 2016 – Alexander Hamilton got it wrong: The federal judiciary has become the most powerful branch of the federal government. We’ve seen it in just the last few weeks. On February 3, U.S. District Judge James Robart ruled in favor of Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson, who sued to invalidate key… Please follow and like us:

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Global share markets suffer a Trump slump

The week started with a bit of a Trump slump on the stock markets. Nervous investors sold shares because of uncertainty about the effects of the immigration curbs introduced by the new US president. London, Frankfurt and Paris all lost around one percent on Monday as the travel ban increased concerns about the impact of his… Please follow and like us:

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