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Trump says he’s most promoted person ‘ever’

Washington, United States | AFP | President Donald Trump on Monday said his much-criticized attempt to stage the G7 at one of his golf courses was not intended to promote his business brand, arguing he’s too famous to “need promotion.” “They say, ‘Oh, you get promotion.’ You don’t think I get enough promotion? I get …

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Hillary Clinton posts parody Kennedy letter mocking Trump

Washington, United States | AFP | Hillary Clinton on Sunday posted a joke letter on Twitter supposedly sent by John F. Kennedy during the 1962 Cuban missile crisis, written in the excitable style of US President Donald Trump’s recent letter to Turkey. The parody letter, originally from ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live” …

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Trump says Turkey and Kurds need to fight ‘like two kids’

Dallas, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump Thursday welcomed the temporary ceasefire in northern Syria and said he allowed Turkish and Kurdish forces to clash in deadly battle because they were like children who needed to fight each other. “It was unconventional what I did. I said they’re …

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Trump defends Syria pullout, condemned by House in bipartisan vote

Washington, United States | AFP |  President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended as “strategically brilliant” his decision to pull US troops out of Syria as the House of Representatives overwhelmingly condemned the move in a rare bipartisan rebuke. A total of 129 members of Trump’s Republican Party joined Democrats as the …

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Trump impeachment probe claims ‘dramatic progress’

Washington, United States | AFP |  The leader of the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump said Tuesday that witnesses had provided substantial support for allegations that Trump illegally tried to force Ukraine to investigate his political rival Joe Biden. While the White House and Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani refused …

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Explosive testimony boosts Trump impeachment case, say Democrats

Washington, United States | AFP | US lawmakers leading an impeachment probe into Donald Trump turned their focus Tuesday to the State Department amid a torrent of explosive testimony over the president’s foreign policy that they say strengthens the case for his removal. Democrats on Capitol Hill were due to hear …

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US slaps sanctions on Turkey as Syrian regime returns to north

Washington, United States | AFP | The United States slapped sanctions on Turkey Monday as it demanded an end to the deadly incursion against Syrian Kurdish fighters, accusing its NATO partner of putting civilians at risk and allowing the release of Islamic State extremists. The actions came hours after Syrian regime …

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Trump authorizes sanctions, slaps steel tariffs on Turkey

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump on Monday authorized sanctions on Turkey’s leaders, reimposed steel tariffs and ended trade negotiations to protest Ankara’s offensive into Syria. “I am fully prepared to swiftly destroy Turkey’s economy if Turkish leaders continue down this dangerous and destructive path,” Trump said …

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Trump: Let ‘Napoleon Bonaparte’ rescue Kurds

Washington, United States | AFP | Donald Trump suggested Monday that Syria’s formerly US-allied Kurds could look to 19th century French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte for protection after the US president ordered the departure of nearly 1,000 US troops from the country. Turkey was threatening to invade northeastern Syria after launching a …

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