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Trump warns ‘rogue regime’ North Korea of grave danger

SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump issued a stark warning to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Wednesday, telling him that the nuclear weapons he is developing “are not making you safer, they are putting your regime in grave danger.” U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his speech at the (more…)

Trump issues stern warning to North Korea: ‘Do not try us’

SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump warned North Korea on Wednesday “do not underestimate us and do not try us” as he vowed that the United States would defend itself and its allies against Pyongyang’s nuclear threat. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the South Korean National Assembly in Seoul, (more…)

Chinese media upbeat on U.S. ties ahead of Trump visit

BEIJING (Reuters) – China and the United States have common interests but the relationship needs careful handling, Chinese state-run media said on Wednesday ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago state in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., (more…)

Democrats win bitter Virginia governor’s race in setback for Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrat Ralph Northam won a bitter race for Virginia governor on Tuesday, dealing a political setback to President Donald Trump by beating a Republican who embraced some of the president’s combative tactics and issues. Northam, the state’s lieutenant governor, overcame a barrage of attack ads by Republican Ed (more…)

Exclusive: Argentina’s Macri says would contest U.S. biodiesel tariffs with WTO

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Argentine President Mauricio Macri said his government would definitely appeal to the World Trade Organization if the U.S. Commerce Department followed through on threatened duties on Argentine biodiesel. Argentine President Mauricio Macri speaks during an interview with Reuters in New York, NY, U.S. November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie (more…)

Republican tax plans gain speed; Fitch warns on deficit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives forged ahead on Tuesday with legislation to reshape the federal tax code, while a top credit-ratings agency said the bill would balloon the budget deficit and give only a temporary boost to the economy. Chairman of the House Ways and Means (more…)

Democrat Phil Murphy wins New Jersey governor’s election: media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrat Phil Murphy was elected governor of New Jersey on Tuesday, CNN and MSNBC projected, sweeping to victory in the race to succeed unpopular Republican Governor Chris Christie on a liberal agenda that included a $15 minimum wage and increased school funding. Phil Murphy, the Democratic Party nominee (more…)