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Emmanuel Macron pushes back against Donald Trump's 'America First' in candid speech to US Congress
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Emmanuel Macron pushes back against Donald Trump's 'America First' in candid speech to US Congress

French President Emmanuel Macron drew sharp contrasts with President Donald Trump's worldview Wednesday, laying out a firm vision of global leadership that rejects "the illusion of nationalism" in a candid counterweight to Trump's appeals to put "America first."

Donald Trump's America First agenda threatens jobs and exposes deep fault lines in working-class towns
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Donald Trump's America First agenda threatens jobs and exposes deep fault lines in working-class towns

Economists have estimated that US tariffs would increase employment in the U.S. steel and aluminum industries by more than 26,000 jobs but also lead to the loss of 495,000 other jobs throughout the rest of the American economy.

India, US cannot be fighting on trade issues while cooperating on defence, says former US Ambassador to India Richard Verma
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India, US cannot be fighting on trade issues while cooperating on defence, says former US Ambassador to India Richard Verma

India and the US cannot be "fighting everyday on trade issues while cooperating on defence," former US Ambassador to India Richard Verma has said, highlighting the need to "fire on all cylinders" to move ahead their strategic relations.

H1B spouses' work permits: USCIS chief Francis Cissna speaks up on H4 EAD in letter to US lawmakers; tough road ahead
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H1B spouses' work permits: USCIS chief Francis Cissna speaks up on H4 EAD in letter to US lawmakers; tough road ahead

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services chief Francis Cissna has responded to a letter from 15 influential US Congress lawmakers who requested the Trump administration to "reconsider" its plan to revoke work permits for spouses of H1B workers in America, suggesting that the writing is on the wall and that the public can comment during the typical 60 day notice period before any new rule becomes cast in stone.

Trump picks camera-proven Kudlow as top economic aide
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Trump picks camera-proven Kudlow as top economic aide

President Donald Trump has chosen Larry Kudlow to be his top economic aide, elevating the influence of a long-time fixture on the CNBC business news network who previously served in the Reagan administration and has emerged as a leading evangelist for tax cuts and a smaller government.

Donald Trump tariffs threatens global economy with trade war: India, too, will bear brunt of 'America First' policy
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Donald Trump tariffs threatens global economy with trade war: India, too, will bear brunt of 'America First' policy

The Trump administration has been threatening that it will act against countries which do not improve the trade deficit with the US.

'Trade wars are good,' says Donald Trump, defies global concern over US tariffs on steel and aluminium
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'Trade wars are good,' says Donald Trump, defies global concern over US tariffs on steel and aluminium

US President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone on Friday, saying trade wars were good and easy to win after his plan to put tariffs on steel and aluminum imports triggered threats of retaliation from trading partners and a slide in stock markets.

At his first State of the Union address today, President Donald Trump to tout for 'one team, one people, one American family'
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At his first State of the Union address today, President Donald Trump to tout for 'one team, one people, one American family'

US President Donald Trump will make a pitch for national unity in his maiden State of the Union address Tuesday, calling for "one team, one people, and one American family" to work together.

Donald Trump hits out at EU over 'unfair trade policies' with US, says issue may morph into 'something very big'
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Donald Trump hits out at EU over 'unfair trade policies' with US, says issue may morph into 'something very big'

European Union trades with America "very unfairly", Donald Trump said, warning that his many problems with Brussels "may morph into something very big".

Donald Trump declares US 'open for business' under his tenure, pushes 'America First' message at Davos
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Donald Trump declares US 'open for business' under his tenure, pushes 'America First' message at Davos

Declaring that America is open for business under his leadership, US president Donald Trump told a gathering of political and business elites that the economic growth taking place in the US due to his "America first" agenda also benefits the rest of the world

Donald Trump flies out for Davos, aims to convince world leaders about 'America First' agenda
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Donald Trump flies out for Davos, aims to convince world leaders about 'America First' agenda

US president Donald Trump flew out on Thursday to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

WEF Davos 2018: Donald Trump wants to be the 'best salesperson' for American economy, says chief economic adviser
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WEF Davos 2018: Donald Trump wants to be the 'best salesperson' for American economy, says chief economic adviser

US president Donald Trump is aiming to be the "best salesperson" for American economic interests when he goes to Davos later this week, the White House said.

World Economic Forum: In Davos, European leaders to push back against Donald Trump's 'America First' message
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World Economic Forum: In Davos, European leaders to push back against Donald Trump's 'America First' message

European leaders will be out in force at the World Economic Forum in Davos this week to defend multilateralism before US president Donald Trump arrives to deliver his “America First” message

Davos World Economic Forum: Donald Trump to send at least six Cabinet members, will advance his 'America First' agenda
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Davos World Economic Forum: Donald Trump to send at least six Cabinet members, will advance his 'America First' agenda

US president Donald Trump is sending at least half a dozen of his cabinet members to participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos later in January.

Pakistan, China, North Korea: Donald Trump has broken from norm as he transforms US foreign policy in an isolationist one
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Pakistan, China, North Korea: Donald Trump has broken from norm as he transforms US foreign policy in an isolationist one

When Donald Trump became President, it was unclear just exactly how he would handle being the most powerful man in the world. Now it is terrifyingly clear.

Donald Trump's 'America First' policy has restored respect for US throughout the world, says White House
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Donald Trump's 'America First' policy has restored respect for US throughout the world, says White House

President Donald Trump's 'America First' foreign policy has advanced the country's interests in the world, the White House said, while listing out his efforts to enhance relationship with partner countries, including India

Vladimir Putin slams Donald Trump for 'aggressive' National Security Strategy, accuses US of violating INF treaty
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Vladimir Putin slams Donald Trump for 'aggressive' National Security Strategy, accuses US of violating INF treaty

Russian President Vladimir Putin described the new defence strategy unveiled by US counterpart Donald Trump as "aggressive," saying Moscow would take that into account in its own actions

Ahead of GES Summit in India, US says 'America First' policy is not at exclusion of rest of the world
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Ahead of GES Summit in India, US says 'America First' policy is not at exclusion of rest of the world

Donald Trump's 'America First' policy is not at the exclusion of the rest of the world, a senior White House official said, ruling out any conflict it may have with the 'Make in India' initiative.

Donald Trump in Asia: US president's focus on 'America First' leaves North Korea issue in lurch
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Donald Trump in Asia: US president's focus on 'America First' leaves North Korea issue in lurch

Donald Trump’s go-it-alone instincts must have represented a puzzling departure from his predecessors, who were — to varying degrees — standard bearers of multilateralism, democracy and human rights

After Donald Trump pulls US out of Trans Pacific Partnership, 11 Asia-Pacific nations agree on major trade deal
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After Donald Trump pulls US out of Trans Pacific Partnership, 11 Asia-Pacific nations agree on major trade deal

Trade ministers from 11 Asia-Pacific countries agreed on Saturday to press ahead with a major trade deal without the United States