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Will China and the U.S. Start a Trade War? Beijing Lashes Out Against Trump's Technology Tariffs
President Donald Trump's decision to hit China with billions of dollars of tariffs has angered Beijing, with Chinese officials pledging to retaliate when the U.S. moves forward with the policy. Trump announced a new set of tariffs on Thursday, saying that there is a tremendous intellectual property
Trump Expected to Turn Up the Heat on China in Looming Trade War
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President Trump bans transgender people from serving in military except under 'limited circumstances'
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The U.S.-Mexico Relationship Has Survived and Thrived Under Trump
President Donald Trump has incurred criticism for what many have charged is his systematic undermining of the U.S. relationship with Mexico, one of the most important the United States has with any country. During the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign and through his first year in office, Trump repeat
Trump Proposes Building Electrified "Wall Of Death" Around Entire U.S.
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Trump slaps China with tariffs on up to $60 billion in imports: 'This is the first of many'
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President Trump Wants To Beef Up The Military But Recruiters Are Having Trouble Finding People!
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In Trump's first year, the U.S. nuclear arsenal shrank to its smallest size since early 1956
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Guantanamo U.S. advancing toward first repatriation under Trump
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The Slow Death Of The U.S. Economy
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Middle East civilian deaths have soared under Trump, and the media mostly shrug
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Kudlow shares goals under Trump
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Trump Is Being Sued for Not Protecting Whales & It's Not the First Time
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Trump Pushes for 'War-Making And Military Dominance in Space
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Trump Admin Turns Up Pressure on Maduro, Calls for Immediate Release of U.S. 'Hostages'
The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro to force him to address the country's deepening humanitarian crisis, release political prisoners unconditionally, and overhaul its election process ahead of a May presidential ballot. The Trump administration t
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Some fresh tidbits on the U.S. military space budget
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U.S. Military Will Hold Mass Evacuation Drill During North Korea War Games
The U.S. military has scheduled a mass evacuation drill coinciding with next month's annual joint war games on the Korean Peninsula, where the exercises are expected to raise tensions at a time of rare calm between the region's longtime rivals. As part of a maneuver to practice evacuating more than
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Friday Editorial: U.S. military prepares for climate change
America's military forces are preparing for the multiple threats posed by climate change. This is nothing new, but it has been obscured by some of the more sensational debates. According to the latest report from the Defense Department, 50 percent of U.S. military sites have already been affected by
Dem senator on Bolton hire: Trump is 'lining up his war cabinet'
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On Seeing America's Wars Whole: Six Questions for the New York Times
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Trump-China Trade War Sends Jitters Through U.S. Equity Futures
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BREAKING: Trump Sticking With Trans Military Ban
Donald Trump is sticking with his ban on military service by transgender people, releasing a memo to that effect Friday evening. The presidential memo cites a report received last month from Secretary of Defense James Mattis concluding that trans people are not fit to serve. "Among other things, the
U.S.: Fruits From Chile advertised in Times Square for the first time
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Trump Limits Service by Transgender Individuals in Military
President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Friday that limits transgender individuals from serving in the U.S. military, but gives the armed forces some latitude in implementing policies. The memorandum said that transgender individuals with a history of "gender dysphoria" are disqualified from mili
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Markets under pressure on trade war fears
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) - Wall Street is bracing for more turbulence after China vowed not to back down in a trade war with the United States. Dow futures dropped about 100 points on Friday morning. The selling comes after President Donald Trump's crackdown on China sent the Dow careening 734 points low