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    British Remain Uneasy About New US President
    Jan20

    British Remain Uneasy About New US President

    By the historic standards of the world’s oldest debating society, it was a subdued affair. The formal motion was, “This House Welcomes the End of American Hegemony.” But it could have been reworded easily, “Will the Inauguration of Donald Trump Mark the End of America’s Global Leadership?” That was the question at the heart of what...

    Russians Celebrate Trump Inauguration as Turning Point But Analysts Cautious
    Jan20

    Russians Celebrate Trump Inauguration as Turning Point But Analysts Cautious

    The night before Donald Trump’s inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, a group of Russians and foreigners celebrated at a bar in central Moscow. Over food, drinks and musical performances, some went as far as singing Trump’s praises. “Trump, is unbelievable. Trump is a superman,” said Russian singer Willi Tokarev as...

    Haley supports moving U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
    Jan20

    Haley supports moving U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

    WASHINGTON — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley pledged her support for moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a shift firmly endorsed by Donald Trump but one that could trigger more violence in the Middle East. Haley, Trump’s pick to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, told the Senate Foreign Relations...

    Champagne corks pop in Moscow to celebrate Trump’s inauguration
    Jan20

    Champagne corks pop in Moscow to celebrate Trump’s inauguration

    MOSCOW — Champagne corks popped Friday in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump’s presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries. “It’s weird, but it’s great, and for the first time ever Russians are applauding the victory of a U.S. presidential candidate. It’s a sign of the...

    Champagne corks pop in Moscow at Trump’s inauguration
    Jan20

    Champagne corks pop in Moscow at Trump’s inauguration

    By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV and NATALIYA VASILYEVA MOSCOW (AP) — Champagne corks popped Friday in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump’s presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries. “It’s weird, but it’s great, and for the first time ever Russians are applauding the victory of a U.S....

    Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration
    Jan20

    Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration

    Trump’s promises to fix ravaged relations with Moscow have elated Russia’s political elite following spiraling tensions with Washington over the Ukrainian crisis, the war in Syria and allegations of Russian meddling in the U.S. elections. A hundred Trump sympathizers, nationalist activists and spin doctors gathered at a hipster party...

    Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration
    Jan20

    Russian political elites revel in Trump’s inauguration

    MOSCOW (AP) — Champagne corks popped in Moscow as Russians celebrated the start of Donald Trump’s presidency, confident of better relations ahead between the two countries. “It’s weird, but it’s great, and for the first time ever Russians are applauding the victory of a U.S. presidential candidate, it’s a sign of the...

    Canadian innovation minister says automakers are concerned about Trump
    Jan20

    Canadian innovation minister says automakers are concerned about Trump

    OTTAWA – Automakers on both sides of the border fear the potential negative effects of a Donald Trump presidency, Canada’s economic development minister said Thursday as he met with international business and political leaders in Switzerland. Navdeep Bains said he’s been having nervous conversations with concerned automakers, both at...

    What A Trump Presidency Means For Europe’s Security
    Jan20

    What A Trump Presidency Means For Europe’s Security

    The presidency of Donald Trump is merely accentuating the gradual loss of interest by the United States in the European Union and Europe that had already begun with the end of the Cold War and accelerated with the 9/11 terrorist attacks and subsequent American-led wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Although the European Union remains the largest...

    Trump’s Inaugural Address Will Probably End Up as Just a Footnote in History
    Jan20

    Trump’s Inaugural Address Will Probably End Up as Just a Footnote in History

    Click here for reuse options! Most inauguration speeches are forgotten and Trump has never been known for his soaring rhetoric. All eyes are now on Donald J. Trump’s impending inauguration, which takes place in Washington DC, on January 20, and whose centrepiece is the inaugural address. But despite the attention lavished on these speeches...