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Senate panel rejects Trump’s ‘doctrine of retreat’ on foreign policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A powerful Senate committee blasted the Trump administration on Friday in a report accompanying its spending plan for the State Department, saying its approach to foreign policy weakens U.S. standing in the world.

Republicans see tax reform complicated by Trump deal with Democrats

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republican party lawmakers warned on Friday that President Donald Trump’s legislative deal with Democrats to help hurricane victims and keep the government running for another three months could complicate his next big priority - tax reform.

Trump urges Republicans to start tax reform immediately: Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged fellow Republicans on Friday to begin work on tax reform legislation immediately, exhorting them to hurry up after two days in which he stunned members of his party with overtures to opposition Democrats.

New Russian envoy describes ‘warm’ meeting with Trump: agencies

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's newly installed ambassador to Washington said on Friday that he had a warm and constructive meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, Russian news agencies reported.

Jamie Dimon ventures beyond Wall Street to have a say in Washington

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Jamie Dimon is starting to look like Corporate America's shadow president.

Defying Trump, Senate panel approves funding for U.N. climate body

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill on Thursday evening that includes $10 million to help fund the United Nations' climate change body that oversees the Paris Climate Agreement, despite President Donald Trump's decision to stop funding it.

Mottley struck by Hurricane Irma’s fury

Added by Barbados Today on September 7, 2017. Saved under Local News, Politics Opposition Leader Mia Mottley has expressed sadness over the loss of life...

Not ready!

BUT unhappy about delayed opening of five schools Added by Colville Mounsey on September 6, 2017. Saved under Education, Local News, Politics The Barbados Union of...

DLP has performed

Paul insists ruling party has done its best Added by Katrina King on September 4, 2017. Saved under Local News, Politics A Government MP is standing...

Stuart is a desperate man, says Wickham

Added by Neville Clarke on September 4, 2017. Saved under Local News, Politics Prime Minister Freundel Stuart’s attempt to introduce classism into the general election...

I’m no traitor!

Arthur hits back at Stuart over working class comment Added by Colville Mounsey on September 4, 2017. Saved under Local News, Politics Former Prime Minister Owen...

Hinkson’s grip

BLP MP in control in St James North Added by Emmanuel Joseph on September 2, 2017. Saved under Local News, Politics There seems little doubt that...

DLP goes to its own polls

Added by Emmanuel Joseph on August 30, 2017. Saved under Local News, Politics Members of the ruling Democratic Labour Party (DLP) will go to the...

Sinful sale

BLP slams proposed Hard Rock Hotel takeover of Blue Horizon Added by George Alleyne on August 29, 2017. Saved under Local News, Politics The rock and...

White House downplays Charlottesville comments from Tillerson, Cohn

ON BOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - The White House on Tuesday downplayed talk of division among President Donald Trump's advisers after Secretary of State Tillerson and economic adviser Gary Cohn appeared to criticize Trump for his response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Transgender members in U.S. military may serve until study completed: Mattis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday current policy regarding transgender personnel serving in the military would remain in place until he advises President Donald Trump on how to implement his directive on a transgender ban.

Congress weighs Harvey aid that Trump calls historic

WASHINGTON/AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress started to come to grips on Tuesday with crafting a multibillion-dollar Hurricane Harvey emergency aid package that President Donald Trump suggested could be historically large, without providing specifics.

Trump plans to name former Bush staffer Cha as Seoul envoy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to name a Washington-based academic and former White House official, Victor Cha, as the next U.S. ambassador to South Korea, an administration official said on Tuesday.

Trump Jr. to testify in Senate, Manafort lawyer subpoenaed: CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., has agreed to testify privately to the Senate Judiciary Committee as it looks into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, CNN reported on Tuesday, weeks after he was invited to testify in public at a hearing in July.

UPP charges that politicians protecting criminals

Added by Neville Clarke on August 28, 2017. Saved under Crime, Local News, Politics United Progressive Party (UPP) leader Lynette Eastmond has charged that some...

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