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Trump, China sign Phase 1 new trade deal

Trump, China sign Phase 1 new trade deal

Business, World News January 15, 2020 at 8:26 pm 0 comments

Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He at the signing of the new trade deal in Washington Wednesday
The United States and China announced an initial trade deal on Wednesday that will roll back some tariffs and boost Chinese purchases of U.S.

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China trade with BRI nations grows

China trade with BRI nations grows

World News January 14, 2020 at 6:14 pm 0 comments

China’s trade with countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) posted robust growth in 2019, revealing the resilience of the world’s biggest trader against economic headwinds, customs data showed Tuesday.
Trade with BRI partner countries totalled 9.27 trillion yuan (about 1.34 trillion U.S. dollars) in 2019, up 10.8

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Meghan Markle signs deal with Disney

Meghan Markle signs deal with Disney

World News January 11, 2020 at 6:12 pm 0 comments

The Duchess of Sussex and her husband, Prince Harry may already have had their financial independence plan all plotted out before the shock announcement last week that they wanted to step back from royal duties.
The Times of London reported today that Meghan had signed a voiceover deal with Disney

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Iran’s Rouhani to Trump: You cut Soleimani’s arm, we cut off your legs

Iran’s Rouhani to Trump: You cut Soleimani’s arm, we cut off your legs

World News January 8, 2020 at 10:42 am 0 comments

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani sent a chilling note to US President Donald Trump today that Washington might have “cut off the arm” of General Qassem Soleimani but America’s “leg” in the region would be cut off in response.
Rouhani made the comments after Iran launched missile strikes on U.S. targets

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Trump says Iraq must pay billions before US troops quit

Trump says Iraq must pay billions before US troops quit

World News January 6, 2020 at 11:48 am 0 comments

President Donald Trump said the over 5,000 US troops in Iraq will not leave until Iraq compensated America for the “extraordinarily expensive air base” there. And he is not asking for chicken change, but billions of dollars.
Trump’s remarks came on the heels of Iraq’s Parliament vote asking for the

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Huge crowd in Tehran for Soleimani farewell

Huge crowd in Tehran for Soleimani farewell

World News January 6, 2020 at 10:37 am 0 comments

Tens of thousands of Iranians thronged the streets of Tehran on Monday for the funeral of Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani who was killed in a U.S. air strike last week in Baghdad.
The scale of the crowds in Tehran shown on television mirrored the masses that gathered in 1989

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