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BlackHouse, Jan. 25 – Donald Trump’s tax-cutting and spending plans could add another $6tn to the US public debt over the next 10 years, independent budget analysts have calculated, as the Congressional Budget Office warned the US’s current spending plans alone could trigger a financial crisis. The CBO released its latest assessment of the US budget and economic […]

BlackHouse, Jan. 25 – Hundreds of people gathered outside the White House to protest President Donald Trump’s executive actions, which pave the way for the construction of two controversial oil pipelines.

BlackHouse, Jan. 25 – Iraq’s oil is the property of Iraqis, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Tuesday, in reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump who argued that the United States should have taken possession of the nation’s crude reserves. In a speech to CIA officials on Saturday, Trump suggested the United States should have […]

BlackHouse, Jan. 25 – Japan’s exports rose for the first time in 15 months in December on strong sales of electronics and car parts, a positive sign for the export-reliant economy even as U.S. protectionism threatens to hurt trade across the region and dent external demand. Ministry of Finance data showed on Wednesday that exports rose […]

BlackHouse, Jan. 24 – Donald Trump has given the green light to the Keystone XL pipeline project, breathing new life into a project that was long thought dead, but a series of new demands from the U.S. president could lead to headaches for the Liberal government in Ottawa. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is meeting […]

BlackHouse, Jan. 24 – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pushed the heads of GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler to build more of their cars in the United States and boost American employment in the process. “I want new plants to be built here for cars sold here!” Trump said in a tweet ahead of the breakfast […]

BlackHouse, Jan. 24 – U.S. President Donald Trump signed two executive orders on Tuesday to move forward with construction of the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, rolling back key Obama administration environmental actions in favor of expanding energy infrastructure.While oil producers in Canada and North Dakota are expected to benefit from a […]

OPEC’s two biggest suppliers to the U.S. shrugged off a vow by President Donald Trump to end dependence on the group’s oil, saying the world’s biggest economy would continue to need crude from abroad. The U.S. is “closely integrated in the global energy market,” Saudi Arabia’s Energy and Industry Minister Khalid Al-Falih said, while his […]

Americans’ satisfaction with the way things are going in the US rebounded in the month of August but is still low, according to a new poll. Only 27 percent of Americans are now satisfied with the state of affairs in their country, similar to the level from February through June, Gallup’s monthly poll found. Dissatisfaction […]