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Trump Withdraws US from 12-Nation Pacific Rim Trade Deal

Trump Withdraws US from 12-Nation Pacific Rim Trade Deal

President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the 12-nation Pacific Rim trade on Monday as he started his first full week in office. At the White House, Trump called it a “great thing for the American worker — what we just did.” The new president, as past Republican chief executives have done, also signed…

China Slams Abe for Dividing ASEAN

China Slams Abe for Dividing ASEAN

China is not happy with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s high-profile visits to the Philippines, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam over concerns that he may be trying to pull the rug out from under Beijing’s efforts to pacify its neighbors in and around the South China Sea. “The Japanese leader spared no effort in driving…

Rubio Faces Moment of Truth on Secretary of State Vote

Rubio Faces Moment of Truth on Secretary of State Vote

WASHINGTON —  All eyes are on Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida as a Senate committee is poised to vote on President Donald Trump’s nominee to be secretary of state. The nomination of Rex Tillerson got a boost on Sunday after two influential Republican senators — John McCain of Arizona and Lindsey Graham of South Carolina…