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Najib Trusted Partner Accorded Serious Attention By Trump

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PUTRAJAYA – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is highly regarded by United States President Donald Trump as a trusted partner who is accorded serious attention particularly on issues highlighted by Malaysia, according to Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman. Anifah said he came to this conclusion after observing the ease with which Trump…

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Trump Seeks Border Wall, Crackdown On Unaccompanied Minors For ‘Dreamer’ Deal

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WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump, who pledged to help protect young people known as “Dreamers” brought illegally to the United States as children, called on Sunday for money to fund a border wall to be part of any immigration deal. In a list of “principles” laid out in documents released by the White House,…

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Trump, Nikki Haley To Share U.S. Spotlight At U.N. Gathering

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UNITED NATIONS – When President Donald Trump takes the world stage at the United Nations for the first time this week, he will share the spotlight with his envoy Nikki Haley, who has emerged as the surprising public face of U.S. foreign policy. Haley, the 45-year-old former South Carolina governor, has proven to be a…

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Trump: Great Honour To Have Najib In White House

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WASHINGTON DC: United States President Donald Trump said it was “a great honour” to have Datuk Seri Najib Razak in the US and White House. In his remarks before the bilateral meeting yesterday at the White House’s Cabinet room, Trump personally told Najib that he was honoured to have the prime minister and the Malaysian…

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White House Invite Shows Importance Of Malaysia

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DATUK Seri Najib Tun Razak’s working visit to Washington will see him in powerful company as his host President Donald Trump has lined up his senior Cabinet members and close advisers to meet the Prime Minister. The meeting at the White House tomorrow will start with a four-eyed meeting between Trump and Najib in the…

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Trump Dumps Controversial Chief Strategist Bannon In Latest Upheaval

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WASHINGTON/HAGERSTOWN, Md – President Donald Trump on Friday fired his chief strategist Steve Bannon in the latest White House shake-up, removing a far-right architect of his 2016 election victory and a driving force behind his nationalist and anti-globalisation agenda. Bannon’s firing, a year and a day after Trump hired him as his campaign chief, put…

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The Great White Father Comes To Saudi Arabia…

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THE Great White Father came to Saudi Arabia recently to harangue some 50 Arab and African despots on the glories of Trumpism, democracy and the need to fight what the Americans call terrorism. Having covered the Middle East for many decades, I cannot think of a more bizarre or comical spectacle. Here was Saudi Arabia,…

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Trump Sets To Reboot US-Muslim World Ties

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RIYADH – Donald Trump is set to reboot the US-Muslim world relationship as the United States President arrived in this country Saturday, marking his first foreign destination. He broke with tradition by not going to neighbouring countries such as Canada and Mexico first before heading for other countries like most of the past presidents did.…

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Donald Trump Travel Ban Back In Court

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SEATTLE – A US government attorney insisted Monday that President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban did not unfairly target Muslims, in the latest twist in a monthslong legal battle that has dogged the new US administration. A crowd rallied in protest outside an appeals court in the western city of Seattle, where a panel of…

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Trump To Back Palestinian Self-Determination In Trip To Israel

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WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump will express his support to Palestinian self-determination in his first trip to Israel later this month, a senior US official said on Friday, China’s Xinhua news agency reported. “With President Abbas (of Palestine), he will express his desire for dignity and self-determination for the Palestinians,” said US national security…

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Trump: I Would Be Honoured To Meet Kim Jong-Un

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WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump said he would be “honoured” to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un under the right conditions, dialling back threats of military action against the regime Monday. As Pyongyang threatens to carry out a sixth nuclear test that would further enflame tensions on the Korean peninsula, Trump appeared to offer…

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President Trump Says “Sad” About Situation In Venezuela

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WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump said Thursday he is “sad” to see what is happening in Venezuela, adding that the country is “a mess”, China’s Xinhua news agency reported. “I’m very sad for Venezuela. I’m very sad to see what’s happened in Venezuela. Venezuela is a very sad situation,” Trump said as he met…

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U.S. Judge Blocks Trump Sanctuary City Order

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SAN FRANCISCO – A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump’s executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the administration’s efforts to toughen immigration enforcement. The ruling from U.S. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said Trump’s Jan. 25 order targeted broad…

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Trump To Seek Changes In Visa Program To Encourage Hiring Americans

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WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday will sign an executive order directing federal agencies to recommend changes to a temporary visa program used to bring foreign workers to the United States to fill high-skilled jobs. Two senior Trump administration officials who briefed reporters at the White House said Trump will also use the…

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Eric Trump: My Sister Ivanka Influenced My Father To Launch Syria Strikes

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WASHINGTON – The son of President Donald Trump said he was certain his elder sister Ivanka influenced their father to take military action against Syria in response to the chemical attack last week that killed at least 87 people, including more than 30 children. “Ivanka is a mother of three kids and she has influence.…

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Trump’s Security Adviser Reaffirms Plan To Deploy Missile Defence System – Seoul

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SEOUL (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s top security adviser agreed in a telephone call to proceed with the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defence system, known as THAAD, as planned, South Korea’s presidential office said on Thursday. U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster spoke to his South Korean counterpart on Thursday morning to…

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Trump Hits Obama After Syrian Gas Attack

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President Trump on Tuesday said a deadly gas attack in Syria carried out by forces loyal to Syrian leader Bashar Assad is a “consequence” of former President Obama’s approach to the country’s civil war. “Today’s chemical attack in Syria against innocent people, including women and children, is reprehensible and cannot be ignored by the civilized…

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Constant Information Drip Deepens Donald Trump’s Russian Woes

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The steady trickle of new revelations about the Trump team’s real and potential Russian connections are increasing pressure on the White House. And what’s more, the issue is unlikely to go away anytime soon. On Monday the director of the FBI – in what he himself deemed a highly unusual move – publicly stated that…

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Trump Barnstorms To Promote Healthcare Plan; Signs Of Conservative Support

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President Donald Trump used his barnstorming strategy on Wednesday to try to build momentum for his first legislative initiative, a healthcare overhaul, by holding a massive rally in Nashville, Tennessee, reminiscent of his campaign events. Back on Capitol Hill, Republican leaders negotiated behind closed doors, held press conferences and gave cable-news interviews as they tried…

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Trump’s New Travel Order: Sudan, Somalia And Libya Remain Banned

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WASHINGTON – US Pres Donald John Trump has signed a revised travel ban banning citizens of 6 Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. Three African countries are affected by the ban which is expected to take effect after 10 days. Somalia, Sudan and Libya have made the list again. An earlier ban which affected…

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Trump Obama: FBI Chief Comey ‘Rejects’ Phone Tap Allegation

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FBI director James Comey has rejected President Donald Trump’s claim on Saturday that his predecessor, Barack Obama, tapped his phone, US media say. Mr Comey reportedly asked the US justice department to reject the allegation Mr Obama ordered a wiretap during last year’s election campaign. He is said to have asked for the correction because…

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Trump’s ‘Bromance’ With Russia’s Putin Appears To Be Cooling

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – With his administration on the defensive over investigations into alleged Russian meddling in last year’s election, U.S. President Donald Trump is no longer tweeting praise for his Kremlin counterpart. Less than five weeks after he took office, the chances of a spring thaw in relations between Washington and Moscow – once buoyed…

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Why Trump Can’t Bully China

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CAMBRIDGE: As US President Donald Trump proceeds to destabilise the post-war global economic order, much of the world is collectively holding its breath. Commentators search for words to describe his assault on conventional norms of leadership and tolerance in a modern liberal democracy. The mainstream media, faced with a president who might sometimes be badly…

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Trump To Judges: ‘See You In Court’

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LOS ANGELES: A U.S. court on Thursday slapped down Donald Trump’s effort to bar refugees and nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from US soil, dealing the new president and his controversial law-and-order agenda a major defeat. The ruling from the federal appeals court in San Francisco on Trump’s executive order, issued on Jan 27 with…

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US Appeals Court Refuses To Restore Trump Travel Ban

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LOS ANGELES – A US court on Thursday slapped down Donald Trump’s effort to bar refugees and nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from US soil, dealing the new president and his controversial law-and-order agenda a major defeat. The ruling from the federal appeals court in San Francisco on Trump’s executive order, issued on Jan 27…

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Japan’s Abe Hopes Promises On Jobs, Defence Will Temper Trump’s Tone On Trade

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TOKYO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe heads to Washington on Thursday hoping promises to help create U.S. jobs and bolster Japan’s military will persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to turn down the heat on trade and currency and stand by the decades-old alliance. Japanese officials have been soothed by security assurances from Defense Secretary…

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Islamic State Sees Chance To Revive Fortunes In Trump Presidency

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BEIRUT (Reuters) – President Donald Trump has set out to crush Islamic State when it is already at a low ebb, but Islamists and some analysts say his actions could strengthen the ultra-hardline group by creating new recruits and inspiring attacks on U.S. soil. IS has been weakened in recent months by battlefield defeats, the…

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Technology Firms To Urge Trump To Alter US Travel Ban: Sources

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Several technology companies plan to send a letter to US President Donald Trump on Feb 6 urging his administration to follow through on proposed changes to a travel ban on seven mainly Muslim nations, sources familiar with the letter said on Feb 5. “We welcome the changes your administration has made in recent days in…

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Justice Department To Challenge Judge’s Halt Of ‘Muslim’ Travel Ban

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WASHINGTON – The White House on Friday night said the Justice Department will challenge a judge’s nationwide halt of President Donald Trump’s immigration order. The Trump administration initially called the order “outrageous,” but minutes later, dropped that word in a second statement about the matter. “At the earliest possible time, the Department of Justice intends…

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Uber CEO Quits Trump’s Business Advisory Group

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SAN FRANCISCO: Uber Technologies Inc chief executive officer Travis Kalanick quit President Donald Trump’s business advisory group on Thursday amid mounting pressure from activists and employees who oppose the administration’s immigration policies. Critics included Uber drivers, many of whom are immigrants themselves. “Joining the group was not meant to be an endorsement of the president…

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