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Nike, among global brands relying on religious minorities as slave labor

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“Slave labor.” That is the term U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo used on July 16 when speaking about China to television anchor Bill Hemmer on his Fox News show. The polite ...

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India welcomes President Trump with historic crowds

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Indians were glued to their televisions and phone screens today as President Donald Trump was joined by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to speak before 125,000 cheering guests. The event was the ...

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Amid impeachment trial, President Trump’s approval rating soars

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President Donald Trump’s approval rating has hit a new high and the Republican Party’s image is the best it’s been since 2005, according to new Gallup polling released Tuesday morning. The poll, which ...

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UK, France and Germany change tune, now backing Trump on Iranian sanctions

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The United Kingdom, Germany and France have announced today they’re fed-up with Iranian violations of the 2015 nuclear deal and put the blame solely on the Iranian regime. That’s contrary to American ...

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Trade barometer shows China down 50% in trade war with Trump

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DHL’s Global Trade Barometer that tracks three quarters of world air and shipping trade reported its China index has been cut in half since President Trump took office in 2017. CEO of ...

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New website to assist Kansans coping with ag-related stress

Agriculture producers have faced significant challenges in recent years, including the stress of market uncertainties, natural disasters, ongoing trade wars and other setbacks. These stressful situations have led to heightened focus on ...

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Jobs report breaks expectations, unemployment at 50-year low

U.S. employers added 266,000 jobs for the month of November, surging past expected gains and continuing growth from October, adding fuel to the economic expansion. The unemployment rate fell to 3.5%, matching the lowest ...

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Indian Americans go wild for Trump appearance at unity rally

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It appears President Donald Trump has the votes of Indian Americans if a rally in Houston is any indication, Trump joined tens of thousands of Indian Americans on Sept. 22 who were packed ...

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China given time as their industrial output plunges

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China is looking to narrow the scope of negotiations with the U.S. to only trade matters. The news comes as China’s industrial output has plunged to its lowest level since 2002 – ...

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Media says G-7 a failure but facts tell different story

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President Donald Trump has secured a major concession from leaders of the Group of Seven after they issued a declaration on Aug. 26 committing to fair trade.  It has been Trump’s central effort ...

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Israel joins US-led coalition confronting Iran in Persian Gulf

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Israel is assisting the U.S.-led naval mission to bolster security for vessels in the Persian Gulf‘s Strait of Hormuz, Israeli Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz said this week. According to a report by ...

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Honduras, El Salvador to join Guatemala, Mexico agreements with U.S

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Shortly after overseeing the signing of a historic “safe third country” asylum agreement with Guatemala at the Oval Office on July 26, President Donald Trump told reporters that he expects to soon sign similar deals with Honduras and ...

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Tariffs working as Apple moves factories from China

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American media scoffed when President Donald Trump suggested American companies would move factories out of China as a result of new tariffs. Now, one of the largest companies in the world is ...

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The strange greatness of Donald Trump

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With the Democrats still trying to throw a Hail-Mueller Pass with time out on the scoreboard and with the economy humming, it’s time to confront the central issue: “Has Donald Trump been an awful, OK, or ...

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Broncos QB Case Keenum ‘ready for whatever God has in store’ after Flacco trade news

In his first public comments since learning that the Denver Broncos plan to trade for Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, current Broncos quarterback Case Keenum spoke to Sports Spectrum and said he ...

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EU approves British ‘Brexit’ deal

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European Union leaders gave the nod to a Brexit deal at a summit in Brussels on Nov. 25, in a landmark decision that brings Britain’s formal exit from the bloc a crucial ...

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Polls show approval rating increases for Trump, economy, trade, direction of the country and more

President Donald Trump’s approval ratings have been hovering around 50% recently, according to Rasmussen, about the same or higher than Presidents Obama, Clinton or Reagan at this point in their presidencies. This ...

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Historic new trade deal with Canada reached

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President Trump and his team have negotiated a victory for American manufacturers and farmers in a new trade deal with Canada. The announcement comes after Canada ultimately gave in to demands by ...

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China training pilots to target U.S.

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For years, foreign policy and military experts have been warning that China, not Russia, is America’s biggest threat. That theory gained weight this week after a new report was released. China is ...

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ANALYSIS: The truth behind tariffs and what it means

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America’s new auto, aluminum and steel tariff policies have now triggered retaliatory tariffs from other nations including Canada, the EU and China. Last week Trump imposed new tariffs on more than $30 ...

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China blinks, bends to Trump pressure over tariffs

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In a huge victory for the Trump administration’s tough talk on trade with China, the communist country has announced it will cut import tariffs on a range of consumer items including apparel, cosmetics, home appliances, and fitness products ...

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Economy booms as unemployment filings lowest since 1969

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The American economy is expanding at a record rate and workers are the beneficiaries. The Commerce Department today released a report showing the number of Americans filing unemployment benefits dropped to the ...

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