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White House insists Trump not having second thoughts on China trade war

Asked he is rethinking tariffs, president says: Sure. Why not? only for press secretary to say he meant he regrets not raising tariffs higher Donald Trump admitted on Sunday to having second thoughts about raising tariffs against China, sparking brief hopes of a possible truce in the trans-Pacific trade war. But his spokeswoman later insisted the only regret the president had was not imposing even greater tariffs. It appeared to be the latest incident in a White […]

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Far-right troll Jacob Wohl scammed a Trump fan out of $25,000

Jacob Wohl scarcely goes a month without being implicated in a scam. And his latest is a doozy. Two men say that his latest target was the Telugu Association of North America (TANA), an Indo-American organization that works on behalf of the North American Telugu community, an Indian ethnic group. Entrepreneur Deelip Mhaske told the Daily Dot that Wohl promised to get President Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr. to speak at TANAs biennial conference. The conference […]

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Who were the rich and powerful people in Jeffrey Epstein’s circle?

The wealthy financier was connected to well-known names including Trump, Clinton and Prince Andrew before his July arrest Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, whose his recent arrest on charges of sex trafficking, but they included politicians, socialites, royals and top business figures. Donald Trump Donald Trump reportedly nicknamed the Lolita Express. Clinton has denied any close relationship with Epstein, instead linking their contact to aid work in the developing world. Prince Andrew A documents filed by Virginia Giuffres […]

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Kris Kobach: why Democrats hope the GOP won’t stop his run for US Senate

Tolerance for Kansass former secretary of state is waning, with Republican politicians saying the party has become too rightwing It was only nine months ago that Kansas Democrats were bidding good riddance to Kris Kobach as Donald Trumps closest political ally in the conservative midwestern state went down in flames. But now Kobach, who briefly spearheaded Trumps commission on the illusion of voter fraud after using his stint as Kansas secretary of state to target immigrants and […]

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Trump’s U.K. trip is a meme goldmine

President Donald Trump arrived in London this week for his first-ever state visit to the United Kingdom. And it seemed just about everywhere people were laughing behind his back. Both online and in real life. After meeting with Queen Elizabeth II atBuckingham Palace, the first stop on his trip, Donald and Melania Trump made their way to Clarence House to meet Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla for tea. A video caught during this encounter shows Duchess Camilla […]

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Trumps Twitter Meeting, an Ethereum Thief, and More News

President Donald Trump tweeted invective at Twitter again this morning, but this time Jack Dorsey took the conversation off-platform to the White House. In other news, a controversial US Census question creates some strange bedfellows, and a "blockchain bandit" is pilfering millions in cryptocurrency. Here's the news you need to know in two minutes or less. Trump insulted Twitter, then met with its CEO Trump attacked Twitter on its own platform this morning, calling them "very discriminatory" […]

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