Fact check: Donald Trump overstates scope of order on border policy that keeps families together – National

U.S. President Donald Trump is misrepresenting the scope of his executive order that would halt his administration’s policy of separating children from their parents when they are detained illegally crossing the U.S. border. READ MORE: Donald Trump signs order to keep migrant families together while in detention He suggests the order is a permanent solution. …

Donald Trump threatens new tariffs on $200B in Chinese imports – National

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports Monday as the two nations moved closer to a potential trade war. The tariffs, which Trump wants set at a 10 per cent rate, would be the latest round of punitive measures in an escalating …

“Donnez une chance à Donald Trump”, a demandé le prince Harry au père de Meghan

People Le père de Meghan Markle a affirmé lundi que son nouveau beau-fils, le prince Harry, lui avait demandé de donner une “chance” au président américain Donald Trump, des propos susceptibles d’embarrasser la famille royale britannique. Dans sa première interview télévisée depuis le mariage de sa fille en mai, auquel il avait renoncé à se …

Trump administration’s family separation policy at U.S. border divides Republicans – National

The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies as Democrats turn up the pressure. Former first lady Laura Bush called the policy “cruel” and “immoral” while GOP Sen. Susan Collins expressed concern about it and a former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump said he …

China responds to Trump tariffs, hikes import duties on American goods – National

China has fired back in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump by raising import duties on a $34 billion list of American goods including soybeans, electric cars and whiskey. The government said Saturday it was responding in “equal scale” to Trump’s tariff hike on Chinese goods in a conflict over Beijing’s trade surplus …

Donald Trump slaps 25% tariffs on US$50B in Chinese imports – National

WASHINGTON – U.S. President Donald Trump has approved a plan to impose punishing tariffs on tens of billions of dollars of Chinese goods as early as Friday, a move that could put his trade policies on a collision course with his push to rid the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons. Trump has long vowed to …

$85 billion merger of AT&T and Time Warner approved by judge despite Trump opposition – National

A federal judge has approved AT&T’s merger with Time Warner. He rejected the government’s argument that it would hurt competition in pay TV and cost consumers hundreds of millions of dollars more to stream TV and movies. The move deals a blow to U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration which tried to block the deal and …

Donald Trump fires back at Robert DeNiro: ‘Wake up, Punchy!’ – National

After a weekend spent vying for peace, U.S. President Donald Trump is punching back against actor Robert De Niro, calling him a “low IQ individual.” Trump, who has just left Singapore after a historic meeting with the North Korean leader, was retaliating after De Niro spent the past few days publicly denouncing Trump. READ MORE: …

Asian leaders show cautious optimism after Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un meeting – National

TOKYO – Cheers in South Korea and a one-page “extra” edition of a Japanese newspaper greeted Tuesday’s unprecedented summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. Trump became the first sitting American president to meet a North Korean leader Tuesday when the two shook hands firmly before sitting down to talk at a resort hotel …

Trump, Kim commit to ‘complete denuclearization’ of Korean peninsula after historic summit – National

After a historic meeting and handshake, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have signed a document reaffirming a commitment to the “complete denuclearization” of the Korean peninsula. The two shook hands and were all smiles while they talked to the media at the Capella Hotel in Singapore on Tuesday morning. …