Attendees at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, said they feared that the United States was undermining its own economy, and the rest of the world’s, via a trade war and the longest partial shutdown in U.S. history.
While the president’s relationship with much of his base remains strong, his ties are fraying with voters in key pockets throughout the industrial Midwest. The shutdown is eroding the president’s support among those who like the idea of beefing up border security — but not enough to close the government.
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters survey the damage after an ISIS suicide truck loaded with chlorine gas tanks exploded near Mosul, Iraq, in January 2015. (Kurdish Regional Government of Iraq)
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters survey the damage after an ISIS suicide truck loaded with chlorine gas tanks exploded near Mosul, Iraq, in January 2015. (Kurdish Regional Government of Iraq)
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The former Iraqi official said in a prison interview that the Islamic State recruited experts for a secret program to make mustard gas. Some of them are thought to be still at large.
In a statement, the president’s personal lawyer said his remarks that discussions were held as late as November 2016 were “hypothetical” and not based on talks with Trump.
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Smaller departments that are ending or suspending programs aimed at transparency and accountability say they cannot justify the expense of equipment and data storage amid budget crunches.
The St. John's College campus in Annapolis, Md. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Post)
The St. John's College campus in Annapolis, Md. (Michael Robinson Chavez/The Post)
Twenty-three private colleges have reduced tuition since 2016. Some need to bolster recruiting. Others want to escape a pricing formula that assumes prospective students view high tuition as a mark of educational quality.
The president came to the defense of the 11th-grader who was censured on social media when early footage of the encounter showed him grinning as an Omaha elder beat a drum in prayer.
In “Team of Vipers,” ex-West Wing communications aide Cliff Sims recounts scenes of chaos, dysfunction and duplicity among the president, his family members and administration officials.
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As Pacific Gas and Electric faces bankruptcy, it also could owe tens of billions of dollars for its connection to California’s deadliest and costliest wildfires.
She refused to rule out a no-deal Brexit — the possibility that Britain leaves the E.U. without a deal on March 29, resulting in the halting of trade and travel and in general chaos.
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