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'To prevent and deter': Trump's statement on Syria strike

Text of President Donald Trump's statement on Thursday night's cruise missile strike on Syria, as provided by the White House:<p>My fellow Americans:<p>On …

China Doesn't Want A Trade War With The U.S. - A Trade War America Would Lose Anyway

The Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang, said at his annual press conference that China didn’t want to have a trade war with the U.S. Also, that if there was one then it would be America that lost said trade war. He’s right there of course, but he’s right for the wrong reasons. The people who benefit from …

Sadiq Khan warns banks ready to start exit plans without Brexit transition

Mr Khan told MPs on the Commons Exiting the EU committee that banks wanted to know they did not face a cliff-edge move towards World Trade …

Scotland Looks at Nordic Back-Door to Europe's Single Market

Scotland could retain access to the European single market by initially joining the parallel trade association that includes Norway and Iceland, …

United Kingdom

Step back America. TPP nations leaning into China now

Step back America, lean in China.<p>That's what could start unfolding Tuesday in Chile when leaders of several countries -- from Australia and Japan to Singapore, Peru and Mexico -- are convening for trade talks.<p>The talks are taking place after President Trump withdrew from the Trans-Pacific …

Economy

Trading Health Care for the Poor for Tax Cuts for the Rich

So much for President Trump’s pledge of “insurance for everybody.”<p>The Congressional Budget Office said on Monday that next year 14 million fewer Americans will have insurance if the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, is repealed and replaced on the terms the president is seeking. That tally would …

Trump is poised to issue a sweeping order dismantling Obama’s climate plan this week

President Trump could issue a sweeping executive order within days aimed at reversing his predecessor’s climate policies, a measure that energy industry officials and environmentalists have been anticipating for weeks.<p>The directive will instruct members of the Cabinet to rewrite regulation …

Why It’s So Hard For The GOP To Agree On Health Care

We’re used to talking about how unified Republicans are — they approved President Trump’s Cabinet appointments almost unanimously, for example. But …

WikiLeaks reveals CIA files describing hacking tools

WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks published thousands of documents Tuesday described as secret files about CIA hacking tools the government employs to …