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‘Make New Mexico pay for it!’ Twitter baffled after Trump vows to build wall in Colorado

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In another geography gaffe, President Donald Trump appears to have lost track of the US border, promising to construct a “big, beautiful” wall in Colorado, where countless netizens soon reminded him no border exists. Speaking to a crowd at a rally on Wednesday, the president waxed enthusiastic about his wall project – a 2016 campaign Read More

U.S. trade envoy meets lawmakers on U.S.-Mexico-Canada deal as time runs short

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer met this week with Democratic lawmakers to try to resolve their concerns about the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement as Republicans increased pressure to get the deal passed by the end of 2019. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on Read More

Trump channels ‘America invades for oil’ meme as he says some troops will stay in Syria to ‘protect’ it

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US forces have secured Syria’s oil, and now most of them are on their way out, President Donald Trump has declared, patting himself on the back for “saving a lot of lives.” He then produced an oil-grabbing quote worthy of a meme. “Let someone else fight over this long, bloodstained sand,” Trump told reporters on Read More

Republicans STORM secure Capitol chamber where Democrats held ‘impeachment’ hearing

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Demanding transparency in the impeachment probe of US President Donald Trump, GOP lawmakers stormed the secure room inside the Capitol where Democrats were interrogating a Pentagon official, derailing the proceedings. Led by Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Florida), two dozen Republican members of Congress made their way into the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) on Wednesday, as Read More

Caterpillar cuts profit outlook as China construction sales slump

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(Reuters) – Industrial bellwether Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N) reported a drop in sales in the United States and China in the third quarter, leading it to cut its outlook for the year and adding to evidence that the global economy is firmly on the decline. FILE PHOTO: Caterpillar logo is pictured at the ‘Bauma’ Trade Fair Read More

Trump lifts Turkey sanctions as he claims ALL credit for Syria border de-escalation

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US President Donald Trump says he’ll lift sanctions on Turkey, unless he’s “not happy” with its actions in northern Syria, as he took complete credit for “saving” of Kurds, claiming the outcome was created by “no other nation.” Trump said Turkey had confirmed that it would make an earlier five-day ceasefire permanent and that it Read More

Turks appeased, Kurds saved, US gets breathing space: ‘Russia takes on job that US failed at’ in Syria

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A Russian-Turkish deal on security arrangements in northeastern Syria is a major win for Moscow’s diplomatic approach, but Washington was hardly crushed by it, Middle East experts tell RT. On Tuesday the security crisis in northeastern Syria, which was triggered by US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw troops embedded with Kurdish militias in the Read More

Diplomat says Trump used Ukraine aid as leverage; Republicans: Diplomat’s claims were ‘destroyed’ at hearing

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Ambassador William Taylor is escorted by U.S. Capitol Police as he arrives to testify before House committees as part of the Democrats’ impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here’s what you need to know Read More

UPDATE 1-Talks with EU could be alternative to auto import tariffs, U.S.’s Ross tells FT

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross meets with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis (not pictured) at the Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece September 5, 2019. REUTERS/Costas Baltas (Reuters) – New negotiations with the European Union could be an alternative to imposing tariffs on automotive imports next month, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has suggested Read More

Oil falls on U.S. stockbuild; deeper output cut prospects give support

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil fell on Wednesday after gaining over 1% in the previous session as U.S. industry data showed a bigger-than-expected build in crude stockpiles, but the possibility of deeper output cuts from OPEC and its allies contained the decline. FILE PHOTO: Pumpjacks are seen during sunset at the Daqing oil field in Heilongjiang Read More