Qatar diplomatic crisis: what are Trump’s financial links to the region?

US president has long history of lucrative investment deals with Saudi Arabia but few ties to small Gulf nation Donald Trumps decision to back the siege of Qatar even as US envoys have sharply criticised the embargo follows decades of private business dealings by the US president with the countries resulting the charge against the […]

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How big pharma’s fund- and its legislators- feed the US opioid crisis

Tom Marino might have withdrawn from consideration as Trumps drug czar, but medication fund is coursing through the veins of Congress contributing immediately to an epidemic that kills thousands of Americans each year Donald Trump was not incorrect. Hours before his nominee for” narcotic czar” withdrew from consideration over his part in a law restriction […]

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Trump attacks Puerto Rico mayor: ‘They want everything done for them’

Presidents tweet accuses Carmen Yuln Cruz of such poor leadership but San Juan mayor answers: Im not going to be distracted by small comments Donald Trump lashed out at the mayor of Puerto Rico’s capital city on Saturday as the row over his administration’s response to a hurricane and humanitarian crisis escalated. Ahead of his […]

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Trump assaults Puerto Rico mayor: ‘They want everything done for them’

Presidents tweet accuses Carmen Yuln Cruz of such poor leadership but San Juan mayor answers: Im not going to be distracted by small comments Donald Trump lashed out at the mayor of Puerto Rico’s capital city on Saturday as the row over his administration’s response to a hurricane and humanitarian crisis escalated. Ahead of his […]

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Late-night hosts on North Korean threat: ‘Dennis Rodman, did you do nothing? ‘

Comics, including Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and Jimmy Kimmel, addressed Trumps escalation of tensions with North Korea on Tuesday Late-night hosts on Tuesday addressed escalating tensions between the US and North Korea after Donald Trump responded to Kim Jong-uns continued threats with a promise to rain down flame and frenzy the likes of which the […]

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Louisiana deluges: country faces rising recovery costs and illnes fears

Challenges for country after devastating inundations include concerns over mosquito-borne diseases and millions a day in expenses as residents start to rebuild their lives As southern Louisiana sheds the last of the weeks historic floodwater, the region faces significant challenges: how to deal with resulting disease, how to pay for the damage and how to […]

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Donald Trump’s Scottish golf resorts suffer heavy loss

US president had to plough 1.3 m into debt-ridden Aberdeenshire resort as oil price crash made its popularity Donald Trump’s loans to his golf resorts in Scotland have increased to more than PS150m after their losses last year accelerated, partly because of the oil price crash and currency costs. The latest accounts for his network […]

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How big pharma’s money- and its legislators- feed the US opioid crisis

Tom Marino might have withdrawn from consideration as Trumps drug czar, but medication fund is coursing through the veins of Congress contributing directly to an epidemic that kills thousands of Americans each year Donald Trump was not incorrect. Hours before his nominee for” medication czar” withdrew from consideration over his part in a statute limiting […]

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Late-night hosts on Northern korean menace: ‘Dennis Rodman, did you do nothing? ‘

Comics, including Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers, and Jimmy Kimmel, addressed Trumps escalation of tensions with North Korea on Tuesday Late-night hosts on Tuesday addressed escalating tensions between the US and North Korea after Donald Trump is a response to Kim Jong-uns continued threats with a promise to rain down flame and fury the likes of […]

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