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Jimmy Carter: Donald Trump is worried over China’s growing economic strength

Former President Jimmy Carter told a church congregation this weekend that he had spoken with President Donald Trump about China on Saturday, and said the commander in chief was worried that Beijing had outpaced its global rivals.

Tokyo, Hong Kong bounce back in mixed day for Asia markets

Tokyo and Hong Kong recovered from early losses on a mixed day for Asian markets but traders remain on edge over Donald Trump's controversial tariffs, which had fanned fears of a trade war that could hammer the global economy.

US hits Russia with new sanctions over ‘election interference’

The US has imposed sanctions on 19 Russians for alleged interference in the 2016 Presidential election.

Embattled White House promises quick tariff decision

President Donald Trump’s team played down talk of a trade war Wednesday as it fought to limit a financial market sell-off, promising a quick decision on contentious tariffs that prompted a popular economic advisor to the president to quit.

Trump: I am a ‘very stable genius’ and ‘like, very smart’

US President Donald Trump on Saturday praised himself as "a very stable genius," following the release of a bombshell book that calls into doubt his mental health.

Donald Trump not a typical president – Rex Tillerson

US Sectary of State Rex Tillerson found himself obliged to defend President Donald Trump’s fitness for office Friday after a bombshell new book called into doubt his mental health.

Donald Trump fails to stop Michael Wolff’s book on White House

US President Donald Trump lashed out at a bombshell-filled book by Michael Wolff that hits the shelves on Friday, dismissing it as “full of lies” after threats of legal action failed to block its release.

Donald Trump to meet Fed chair Janet Yellen to discuss job

Donald Trump is set to meet US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen this week to discuss a potential renomination to head the central bank, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

US health secretary Tom Price to pay for charter flights

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has promised to repay the nearly $52,000 cost of his seats on private charter flights, as President Donald Trump reportedly fumed over the penchant of aides to hop on private jets.

Oil gains as producers say market is re-balancing

Oil prices kept most of their gains from the previous session as major producers meeting in Vienna said the market was well on its way towards re-balancing.

US seeks North Korea leader’s asset freeze

The US has proposed a range of new United Nations sanctions against North Korea, including an oil ban and a freeze on leader Kim Jong-un’s assets.

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