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Trump Offers to Help Pakistan, Calls PM Sharif a “Terrific Guy”

By Drazen Jorgic ISLAMABAD, Dec 1 – U.S. president-elect Donald Trump offered to help solve Pakistan’s problems and praised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as a “terrific guy” in the first call between the two men, the Pakistani leader’s office said. Historical allies in the region, Islamabad and Washington have seen relations sour in recent years

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Trump’s New Favorite College

The president-elect got swamped in the popular vote. Is it time for the U.S. to flunk the electoral college? By Matthew Cooper If you voted in the recent presidential election, there’s a pretty good chance you spent some time pondering the qualifications of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. There’s almost no chance you were thinking

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The Trump Effect: Possible Recession

By Christopher Dembik Trump as President Could Surprise on the Upside The question that many investors have is whether U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s victory constitutes a real breach from the perspective of financial markets. Until now, the answer is no. No one has been able to predict the exact measures that Trump will implement once

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Vote Recount Effort Races Forward Despite Trump Team Rejection

By Julia Harte and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Nov 29 – Donald Trump’s transition team on Monday pushed back against an effort to recount Nov. 8’s presidential election votes, calling the effort “nonsense,” but offering no evidence to back a weekend Trump tweet alleging millions of illegal votes. With the clock winding down for voters and

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Trump, Without Evidence, Says Illegal Voting Cost Him U.S. Popular Vote

By Roberta Rampton and Dustin Volz PALM BEACH, Fla./WASHINGTON, Nov 28  – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said in a tweet on Sunday that he won the popular vote in the Nov. 8 election “if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally”, though he provided no evidence of widespread voter fraud. The allegation by

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Trump Chooses Governor Nikki Haley for U.N. Ambassador

Nov 23 – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has picked South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, who was critical of him during his election campaign and who has little foreign policy experience, to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. The choice of Haley was announced in a statement on Wednesday from Trump’s transition team. “Governor Haley

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Business Outlook: Trump Presidency’s Impact on Gold and Oil Outlooks

By Hussein Sayyed Since the day that President-elect Donald Trump unexpectedly won the U.S. elections, the sliding gold price has signaled an unanticipated risk on investor mood. Instead of money flowing to safe-haven investments like gold, it appears that the markets are instead taking confidence from the end of uncertainty over who will lead the U.S.

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Trump Outlines Plans for First Day in Office, Meets with Cabinet Hopefuls

By Melissa Fares and Emily Stephenson NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Nov 22 – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump outlined plans on Monday for his first day in office, including withdrawing from a major trade accord and investigating abuses of work visa programs, and met with Cabinet hopefuls at his Manhattan office tower. Trump met with Oklahoma Governor Mary

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Confusion Over Trump’s First Talks with Foreign Leader

By Alistair Bell and Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON – One day before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s first meeting with a foreign leader, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Japanese officials said they had not finalized when or where in New York it would take place, who would be invited, or in some cases whom to call for

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