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Wall Street to open flat as investors await Trump’s speech

U.S. stocks dipped Tuesday morning, pulled lower by financial and consumer discretionary names, and as investors focused on President Donald Trump’s first speech to a joint session of Congress. Trump’s promises of tax reform, infrastructure spending and simpler regulations have

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Mexico warns it will end NAFTA talks if U.S. proposes tariffs – Bbg

Mexico’s economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo warned that his country will break off negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) if the United States were to propose tariffs on products from Mexico, Bloomberg reported on Monday. “The moment that they

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Trump budget plan will not cut Social Security, Medicare

U.S. President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal will spare big social welfare programs such as Social Security and Medicare from any cuts, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in an interview broadcast on Sunday. Mnuchin said Trump would use a major

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Clinton rigged Democratic Party’s chairmanship election – Trump

President Donald Trump has accused his fiercest rival at the Nov. 8 presidential election, Democratic Hillary Clinton, of rigging Saturday’s chairmanship election of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). Democrats on Saturday elected Clinton’s long-time ally, Mr Tom Perez, as Chairman

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How to avoid Trump’s immigration trap: Nigerians in US advised

Some Nigerians in the U.S. have expressed concerns over the controversial Executive Order expected to be rolled out this week by President Donald Trump to restrict citizens from certain countries and also put in place stringent measures against all categories

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Groups to sensitise Nigerians on Trump’s travel ban Saturday

The Nigerian Lawyers Association and the Organisation for the Advancement of Nigerians, two influential Nigerian community associations in the U.S, will on Saturday hold two information sessions on the U.S. travel ban.   The information session would be held via

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Trump attacks FBI on leakers of Russia reports: ‘FIND NOW’

U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the FBI on Friday for failing to stop leaks of national security information to the media and directed the agency to find those who pass on classified information. Trump’s comments come amid media reports saying

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Trump says he will bring down the price of wall on Mexico’s border

President Donald Trump pushed back early on Saturday on assertions that the wall he wants built on the U.S. border with Mexico would cost more than anticipated and said he would reduce the price. Trump made his comments in two

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U.S. Appeals Court rules against travel ban, Trump kicks

The U.S.  Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday refused to reinstate President Donald Trump’s Executive Order, which temporarily banned citizens from seven countries into the U.S. The three-member panel, in its unanimous ruling, upheld a Feb. 3 decision by a U.S.

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Iran leader rebuffs Trump’s warning on missiles

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday dismissed the U.S. decision to put Iran “on notice” over its missile tests and called President Donald Trump the “real face” of American corruption. In his first speech since Trump’s inauguration, Iran’s supreme leader called

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