Republican

Behind Both Obama and Haley speeches, Trump Looms

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON, Jan 13 – Donald Trump was not in the room during President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union speech, but the Republican presidential front-runner held the center of attention nonetheless. Both Obama’s speech on Tuesday, and for that matter, the Republican response by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, took pains

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Trump Threatens to Pull $1 bn Investment if He is Banned From U.K.

LONDON, Jan 7 – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has threatened to cancel over 700 million pounds ($1 billion) of planned investments in golf courses in Scotland if Britain slaps him with a travel ban. The threat from Trump, owner of two golf courses in his mother’s homeland of Scotland, comes as British lawmakers

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Politics

YEMEN AT WAR:Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi returned from exile after six months, following a Saudi led intervention to stave off Houthi control. Social Streams

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Obama Chides Republicans for Lack of Alternatives on Daesh

By Julia Edwards HONOLULU, Dec 21 – U.S. President Barack Obama said his administration is open to some “legitimate criticism” for failing to adequately explain its strategy to counter Daesh, though he chided Republican presidential candidates for criticizing his policy without offering an alternative. In a Dec. 17 interview set to air on NPR public

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Trump Calls Clinton ‘Liar’ for Daesh Recruiting Claim

By Alana Wise WASHINGTON, Dec 21 – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Sunday that Democrat Hillary Clinton was a “liar” for claiming that his proposal to ban entry of all foreign Muslims into the United States has aided Daesh’s propaganda efforts. Speaking on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Trump said Clinton had no

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Jeb Bush Takes on Trump in U.S. Debate, But Other Rivals Resist

By Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson LAS VEGAS, Dec 16 – Republican front-runner Donald Trump sharply clashed with challenger Jeb Bush in a national security debate on Tuesday but escaped any severe criticism from his other rivals, who were reluctant to take on the contentious billionaire. Bush, who has lagged in opinion polls, assailed Trump

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The Trump Show

When will the presidential hopeful’s verbal slurs end? By Leila Hatoum “He has a retarded mentality and will not win the presidency. What he said about Muslims is enough to make him fail,” Dhahi Al Khalfan, Dubai’s deputy chairman of Police and General Security said of U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump. “The international community shouldn’t

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It’s the Economy, Stupid: Fox Focuses on Business Issues in Republican Debate

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Nov 11: The answers were longer in Tuesday’s Republican presidential debate on Fox Business Network, the fireworks fewer, and the topics–the Fed, big banks, tax policy–far wonkier. But the upstart U.S. cable channel accomplished what it set out to do by keeping the debate focused on business issues and differentiating itself from the more combative

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