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  • Report: Commerce head has stake in firm tied to Putin orbit

    Report: Commerce head has stake in firm tied to Putin orbit0

    NEW YORK (AP) — Newly leaked documents show that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the Trump administration’s point man on trade and manufacturing policy, has a stake in a company that does business with a gas producer partly owned by the son-in-law of Russian President Vladimir Putin. According to records obtained by the International Consortium of

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  • Trump calls Japan ‘crucial ally’ as he kicks off Asia trip

    Trump calls Japan ‘crucial ally’ as he kicks off Asia trip0

    FUSSA, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump praised Japan as a “crucial ally” and warned adversaries not to test America’s resolve Sunday as he opened a grueling and consequential first trip to Asia. Trump landed at Yokota Air Base on the outskirts of Tokyo and was greeted by cheering service members. Trump then donned a

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  • With the Rohingya of Myanmar: haunting images of the world’s next genocide

    With the Rohingya of Myanmar: haunting images of the world’s next genocide0

    In Paula Bronstein’s photographs of the Rohingya exodus from Myanmar, there are no shoes. Men, women and children trudge wearily along the embankments of rice paddies, wade muddy rivers or pick their way across flimsy bridges of lashed-together bamboo poles, all in their bare feet, and carrying almost nothing but the occasional bundle of clothes,

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  • Trump rails against own Justice Department for not going after ‘Crooked Hillary’

    Trump rails against own Justice Department for not going after ‘Crooked Hillary’0

    President Trump repeatedly complained Friday that his own Justice Department wasn’t going after Democrats, days after three former Trump campaign officials were charged in the investigation being led by special counsel Robert Mueller. In an extended tweetstorm, he renewed his attacks on “Crooked Hillary” Clinton, the election foe he vanquished nearly a year ago, and

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  • GOP senators already want changes to House tax reform bill

    GOP senators already want changes to House tax reform bill0

    WASHINGTON — A handful of Republican senators are already asking for significant changes to the House’s sweeping $1.51 trillion tax reform bill released Thursday that lowers income and corporate tax rates while eliminating some popular deductions. But overall, Republicans in Congress’s smaller and slower chamber are taking a more deferential tone to the framework than

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  • The patsy in the White House

    The patsy in the White House0

    We now live in a bizarre land of dueling realities, as if the entire country were a series on the Syfy channel. So if you’re not one of those people who hears everything from right-wingers on Facebook or talk radio, or one who only follows the leftists on Twitter or MSNBC, you might have a

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