Boris Johnson and Donald Trump: World leaders "cut from the same cloth?"

Aug 22, 2019
The president has warmly endorsed Britain’s new prime minister. But is this a match made in heaven, or a marriage of convenience?
Then-British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and U.S. President Donald Trump greet each other before a United Nations meeting in New York in 2017.
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Trump's Greenland interest throws mining into focus

Aug 22, 2019
Greenland might not be for sale, but it is open for business. And that could mean a boom for its mining industry.
Nuuk Harbour, Nuuk, the capital of Greenland.
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Two presidents, a similar economy

Aug 20, 2019
Washington Post correspondent Heather Long compiled a series of charts comparing the Trump and Obama presidencies.
A container ship unloads cargo from Asia at the Port of Long Beach in California. U.S. business leaders are concerned about the trade war.
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China threatens retaliation for Trump's planned tariff hike

Aug 2, 2019
China’s government accused Trump of violating his June agreement with President Xi Jinping to revive negotiations aimed at ending a costly fight over Beijing’s trade surplus and technology ambitions.
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer (L) gestures towards US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (C) as he chats with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He (R) before they pose for a "family photo" at the Xijiao Conference Centre in Shanghai on July 31, 2019.
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Trump prompts protests with promise of new Mexican tariffs

May 31, 2019
Donald Trump says he is placing a 5% tariff on Mexican imports, effective June 10, to pressure the country to curb immigration into the U.S. by undocumented migrants.
Aerial view of cargo trucks heading to the United States lining up near the commercial port of entry in Otay, in Tijuana, Baja California state on May 30, 2019.
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Are public-private partnerships the answer to our crumbling infrastructure?

Apr 30, 2019
Democratic leaders with meet with President Trump Tuesday to discuss a comprehensive infrastructure package
Activists rally in support of proposed 'Green New Deal' legislation outside of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's (D-NY) New York City office, April 30, 2019.
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The NRA is still lobbying, but spends more on advertising

Apr 26, 2019
In recent years, the NRA has increased spending on communications and advertising.
A photo of National Rife Association spokesperson Dana Loesch decorates a wall at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center during the NRA's annual convention May 6, 2018 in Dallas, Texas.
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The Mueller Report is an overnight bestseller

Apr 19, 2019
Book publishers are cashing in on the public's intrigue.
Robert Mueller, former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, testifies at a hearing on Capitol Hill on September 13, 2011 in Washington, D.C. 
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Trump calls for more economic outcomes data

Mar 22, 2019
President Trump signed an executive order Thursday calling for more protections of campus free speech and comprehensive publication of data about students’ post-graduation economic outcomes.
President Trump signed an executive order Thursday calling for more protections of campus free speech and comprehensive publication of data about students’ post-graduation economic outcomes.
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Bills on family leave proposed with female voters in mind

Mar 18, 2019
With divided government, getting family-leave or sick-day bills out of Congress and to the president is highly unlikely before the 2020 election.
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) speaks during a news conference February 12, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Gillibrand and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) held a news conference to introduce the "Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act," or FAMILY Act.
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