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    How to say the ‘R-word’: bank execs grapple with recession talk

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on April 12, 2019

    Executives at the largest US banks are grappling with how to best talk about the slowing economy and its impact on their businesses as they...

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    US judge halts Trump policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico

    Reuters . United States | Updated at 12:19am on April 10, 2019

    A US judge on Monday halted the Trump administration’s policy of sending some asylum seekers back across the southern border to wait out their cases...

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    EU, US on collision course over aircraft dispute

    Reuters . Brussels/Paris | Updated at 12:00am on April 10, 2019

    The European Union has begun preparations to retaliate over Boeing subsidies, an EU official said on Tuesday, a day after Washington listed EU products it...

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    Bangladesh seeks US help to create safe zone in Rakhine for Rohingyas

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:25pm on April 09, 2019

    Bangladesh has sought US support to create a safe zone in Rakhine for Rohingyas which would be monitored by international human rights groups and mount...

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    New NAFTA deal ‘in trouble’, bruised by elections, tariff rows

    Reuters . Mexico City/Ottawa | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    More than six months after the United States, Mexico and Canada agreed a new deal to govern more than $1 trillion in regional trade, the...

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    Under Trump, US Fed faces politicisation

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    The US Federal Reserve has regularly faced criticism from Donald Trump, but in recent days the president took matters into his own hands — raising...

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    Who’s next to rule our destinies?

    Nazarul Islam | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    AS I write this piece, the United States appears to be nowhere close to the next presidential elections. It is now 20 months away, to...

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    Backed by Trump, WB critic Malpass named its president

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 07, 2019

    David Malpass, a senior US Treasury official and staunch supporter of president Donald Trump, was unanimously chosen as the next president of the World Bank...

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    PM criticises US for issuing alert

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:00am on April 06, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday sharply criticised the United States for issuing an alert on Bangladesh without citing any reason or giving any explanation....

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    Trump retreats from Mexico border closing

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on April 06, 2019

    President Donald Trump on Thursday retreated from his threat to close the US-Mexican border, warning he will instead impose car import tariffs if the major...

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