Trump’s trade war could destroy 4% of global trade: ‚The threat to world growth is significant’

Trump’s trade war could destroy 4% of global trade: ‚The threat to world growth is significant’

LONDON — If US President Trump follows through on his threats to stage a trade war against his former allies in Europe, China, and other countries, it could reduce world trade by 4% and wipe away 0.4 percentage points of global GDP (about $800 billion), according to Oxford Economics. It would be especially bad for…

Trump’s 2020 campaign is secretly working with a company run by former Cambridge Analytica employees

Trump’s 2020 campaign is secretly working with a company run by former Cambridge Analytica employees

Brad Parscale. Drew Angerer/Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — A company run by former officials at Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a scandal over how it obtained Facebook users’ private data, has quietly been working for President Donald Trump’s 2020 re-election effort, The Associated Press has learned. The AP confirmed that at…

Despite Trump’s spin, North Korea is no closer to getting rid of its nukes

Despite Trump’s spin, North Korea is no closer to getting rid of its nukes

A South Korean man reads a newspaper reporting the US President Trump meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Despite a joint statement signed by President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the goal of denuclearization is „just as far…

The best photos from Trump’s historic summit with Kim Jong Un

The best photos from Trump’s historic summit with Kim Jong Un

Getty President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un finally met in Singapore on Tuesday. It was the first time a sitting US president met with a North Korean head of state. Although the summit has been criticized by some, the two leaders ended up issuing a joint statement in which they agreed…

Trump’s staff ghostwrites some of his tweets and inserts grammatical errors to make them seem authentic

Trump’s staff ghostwrites some of his tweets and inserts grammatical errors to make them seem authentic

West Wing staffers intentionally insert grammatical errors into messages they draft for President Donald Trump’s Twitter account, seeking to mimic the president’s unconventional style, the Boston Globe reported. Some staffers reportedly even enjoy the criticism the White House receives over @realDonaldTrump’s language and syntax and believe his online voice emphasizes his rejection of the elite,…

Trump’s latest threat to Kim Jong Un reminds us all that we are a hair’s breadth from nuclear war

Trump’s latest threat to Kim Jong Un reminds us all that we are a hair’s breadth from nuclear war

North Korea recently flipped out on the US, and President Donald Trump had plenty to say about it. KCNA President Donald Trump addressed a key North Korean complaint on Thursday, ahead of a planned historic summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un. But in doing so he evoked the threats that brought the world to…

Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen called Novartis’s CEO promising access to the president — then they made a $1.2 million deal

Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen called Novartis’s CEO promising access to the president — then they made a $1.2 million deal

Michael Cohen. Yana Paskova/Getty Images The curious relationship between one of the world’s biggest drugmakers and President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer began early last year when Michael Cohen, a longtime fixer for the president, reached out to Novartis’ then-CEO Joe Jimenez, promising help gaining access to Trump and influential officials in the new administration, according…