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China sending envoy to North Korea after Trump visit

Associated Press     Following President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing, China said Wednesday that it would send a high-level special envoy to North Korea amid an extended chill in relations between the neighbors over Pyongyang's nuclear weapons and missile programs. Song Tao, the head of China's ruling Communist Party's International Department, will travel

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America’s Wealthiest want Congress To Raise Their Taxes, Not Cut Them

HuffPost   American millionaires and billionaires are banding together to urge Republicans in Congress to raise their taxes instead of cutting them. In a letter first reported by The Washington Post on Sunday, more than 400 of America’s wealthiest citizens are asking congressional Republicans to reconsider tax reform legislation that would dramatically lower

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Trump nominates Alex Azar to replace Tom Price as Health Secretary after private plane scandal

  The White House just named Alex Azar as its new nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services. Azar is President Donald Trump's choice to replace Tom Price. Price resigned from the position in September following a scandal over his use of private jets that reportedly cost taxpayers more than $US1

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Trump insists he would never, ever call North Korean leader ‘short and fat’

The Telegraph   Donald Trump fired off a passive aggressive barb directed at North Korean leader Kim Jong-un today insisting he would never call him "short and fat". In a response to the regime's foreign ministry calling him "old", President Trump, who is in Vietnam, said on Twitter: Donald J. Trump ✔@realDonaldTrump Why would Kim

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North Korea orders workers in China, Russia to return home

  North Korean 170,000 workers in China, including restaurant staff, have been ordered to return home, following an international ban against its labor force in neighboring China and Russia, according to a Japanese press report. The mandate comes at a time when sanctions may be causing new pressure on North Korea and

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