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2 November 2017 4:48 PM Fore!Donald Trump’s agenda in Asia is a mystery

But he gets a little credit for showing up FOR those concerned about American neglect of Asia, it is an accomplishment of sorts that Donald Trump is coming to the region at all. A creature of habit, America’s president is uncomfortable spending nights away from his own bed. And now, with the first indictments in Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian 348

1 November 2017 5:35 PM In meeting, Trump to push a reluctant Xi to rein in North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump will further pressure Chinese President Xi Jinping in talks next week to take tougher measures against North Korea, as the United States compiles information for possible new sanctions on Chinese banks working with Pyongyang. Senior administration officials say Trump will try to convince Xi when they meet in Beijing 92

30 October 2017 7:00 PM The biggest news wasn't about Manafort

On Monday morning Paul Manafort and business associate Rick Gates were charged with 12 counts of money laundering, undisclosed foreign lobbying, lying to government investigators, and various and sundry other serious-sounding offences. Indictments had been telegraphed since news reports on Friday evening mentioned they were signed, sealed and soon-to-be-delivered 52

29 October 2017 3:54 PM 'This Week' Transcript 10-29-17: Rep. Adam Schiff and Gov. Chris Christie

GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS, ABC ANCHOR: Special counsel Robert Mueller's grand jury approves the first charges in the Russia investigation, arrests as early as tomorrow. Who is the mystery target? How close to the White House? All the fallout from Mueller's first big move. DONALD TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: It was almost a lovefest 78

28 October 2017 4:04 PM Blaming capitalism for policy failure is fake news

“If you have hundreds of thousands of children living in homes without enough to survive, that’s a blatant failure… When you have a market economy, it all comes down to whether or not you acknowledge where the market has failed and where intervention is required. Has it failed our people in recent times? Yes. How can you claim you’ve been successful 76

28 October 2017 6:06 AM View: There is only one way forward on North Korea

A formal agreement to end the Korean War could pave the way for broader diplomatic talks, writes Carl Bildt Could the world soon witness another devastating war on the Korean Peninsula? That question looms large in many conversations these days. Of course, concerns about the North Korean regime’s nuclear-weapons programme are nothing new. The United 47

26 October 2017 10:53 AM N. Korea slams sanctions for blocking sports activities

North Korea protested Thursday that its sports activities were being blocked as a result of US-led sanctions, just days after Australia denied visas to North Korean football players. The nuclear-armed North is subject to a host of UN sanctions for its weapons programme, which include restrictions on imports of sporting equipments like skis, yachts, mountaineering 37

26 October 2017 4:54 AM North Korea leader sends congratulations to China's Xi after congress

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un sent a rare congratulatory message to China’s President Xi Jinping on Wednesday wishing the Chinese leader “great success” in his future tasks as head of the nation, the North’s state media said. The friendly gesture by the North Korean leader, who rarely issues personal messages, was sent at the end of China’s all important 29

26 October 2017 12:40 AM Worried Trump Will Strike North Korea, Democrats Pitch Bill To Slow Him Down

They want to require congressional approval before Trump could call for a nuclear or conventional attack. President Donald Trump’s increasingly tense relationship with Pyongyang has rattled members of Congress to such a degree that three Democratic senators announced a bill on Wednesday that would prohibit Trump from striking North Korea ― with nuclear 29

26 October 2017 12:40 AM World War 3: Trump needs to ‘TIGHTEN THE NOOSE’ around North Korea, says former official

DONALD Trump has been told to “tighten the noose” around North Korea by a former US Defence Secretary, it has been revealed. Leon Panetta, who also served as CIA director under the Obama administration, has called on Donald Trump to increase a military presence around North Korea in a bid to thwart the nuclear ambitions of Kim Jong-un. "Any military 34