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Trump says trade deal ‘possible’ with China’s Xi, tariffs could be lower

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that a trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping was possible this weekend but he is prepared to impose U.S. tariffs on virtually all remaining Chinese imports if the two countries continue to disagree. FILE PHOTO: Workers load goods for export onto a crane at Read More

Your Money: Make a paycheck checkup easier, despite the IRS

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Internal Revenue Service would like American taxpayers to look over their paystubs and make sure they are withholding the right amount – please. FILE PHOTO: A general view of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington May 27, 2015. . REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo In the first year of Read More

Americans demand climate action (as long as it doesn’t cost much): Reuters poll

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nearly 70 percent of Americans, including a majority of Republicans, want the United States to take “aggressive” action to combat climate change – but only a third would support an extra tax of $100 a year to help, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Students hold banners and placards Read More

‘Dialogue at gunpoint’: Bolton says Iran’s ‘silence’ is DEAFENING while it’s actually pretty vocal

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US National Security Advisor John Bolton has said that defiant Iran stays silent over meaningful talks with Washington, when, in fact, Tehran repeatedly argued that a barrage of threats and sanctions has made talks impossible. Bolton blamed Iran for avoiding dialogue with the US during his visit to Jerusalem on Tuesday. As we speak, American Read More

Russia, US & Israel hold security talks as Middle East turns into ‘battlefield’ against Iran

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Blaming Iran for all the problems of the Middle East is just bad policy, Moscow has said as the national security advisers from Russia, Israel and the US meet in Jerusalem to discuss escalating tensions in the region. “Just like us, Iran is legitimately present on Syrian territory to help fight terrorists, invited by the Read More

Supreme Court allows foul language trademarks in F-word case

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(Editor’s note: contains language that some readers may find offensive, paragraphs 2, 9.) By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a longstanding U.S. ban on trademarks on “immoral” or “scandalous” words and symbols, ruling in a case involving a clothing brand with an indelicate name that the law violates Read More

Trump’s plan to cause MORE Palestinian resistance as it’s only ‘toying’ with their dignity – Tehran

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Donald Trump’s plan to offer Palestinians a multibillion investment if they agree to a political solution with Israel will convince the people under occupation that resistance is the only way, Iran’s parliament speaker has said. “While toying with a nation’s dignity is scandalous, this will strengthen resistance movements as Palestinians realize that they can only Read More

Netanyahu to Bolton: Any Palestine deal ‘must include’ Israeli presence in Jordan Valley

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Benjamin Netanyahu, who on Sunday toured the West Bank with John Bolton, said he will listen to US peace proposals – but added that “any future agreement” with Palestine must guarantee an Israeli presence in the Jordan Valley. Footage posted on Sunday showed Israel’s prime minister and the US national security adviser overlooking the Israeli-occupied Read More

Extra tariffs on Chinese imports will cost Americans $18 billion-a-year, retail group warns

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The world’s largest retail trade association has urged the Trump administration not to impose additional tariffs on China as it would make Americans pay another $18 billion-a-year for various products, from footwear to furniture. The world’s largest retail trade association has urged the Trump administration not to impose additional tariffs on China as it would Read More

‘Trump’s $50-billion Middle East plan is a win-win for Israel & a loss for Palestine’

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Israel could solve the Palestinian problem in its favor if it makes friends with the Arab states in wake of the new multibillion US investment plan, and before the political solution is even offered, a West Bank professor told RT. The so-called “opportunity of the century,” which US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, presented Read More