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Trump defends Kim despite human rights record

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President Donald Trump is defending North Korea's dictator, Kim Jong Un, despite worldwide criticism of the country's human rights offenses. “He's a tough guy,” the president said during a Fox News interview that aired Wednesday. “When you take over a country, a tough country, tough people and you take it over from your father - I don't care who you are, what you are, how much of an advantage you have - if you can do that at 27 years old, that's one in 10,000 that could do that. So he's a very smart guy. He's a great negotiator, but I think we understand each other.” Trump made his...
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Trump responds to Kim Jong Un's atrocities by praising him for being ‘tough'

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President Donald Trump downplayed atrocities committed by North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un Wednesday, praising the Supreme Leader as “tough.”
In an interview with Fox News' Bret Baier, Baier noted that Trump often refers to people as “killers” and noted that Kim is an actual killer, saying that Kim is “clearly executing people.”
In response, Trump said Kim is “a tough guy.”
“Hey, when you take over a country, tough country, tough people, and you take it over from your father, I don't care who you are, how much of an advantage you have, if you could do that at 27-years old, I mean, that's...
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Donald Trump Invites Putin Back into G7 After Summit With North Korea

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President Donald Trump discussed the Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un and his thoughts on the G7 summit, in an interview with Bret Baier that aired Wednesday.
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Trade dispute could leave U.S. firms out of the running to sell military equipment to Canada

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U.S. President Donald Trump's tirade against Canada and threats to punish the country could undermine efforts by American firms trying to sell fighter jets and other military equipment to the Canadian Forces, warn defence and industry analysts.
One European firm, Airbus, has already been talking with Canadian officials to pitch its plan to build fighter jets in Quebec as it positions itself to win the $16-billion deal to replace CF-18 aircraft.
An Italian aerospace firm, Leonardo, is looking at building helicopters in Nova Scotia as it moves towards negotiations for a search-and-rescue...
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Trump's trade war is about to kick into high gear

Trump's trade war is about to kick into high gear

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President Donald Trump has opened up trade fights on numerous fronts, including with Canada, Europe, and China.
There are several deadlines coming up in June and July that could determine whether Trump imposes more tariffs.
According to analysts, the deadlines could ramp up the risk of a full-blown trade war.
President Donald Trump has opened trade battles with countries around the world, and the next two months could decide whether the US ends up in a full-blown trade war on several different fronts.
The slew of trade-related tiffs means various deadlines for possible tariffs on China...
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Jeff Flake Rips Donald Trump on Singapore Summit North Korea and G7 Canada

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In a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday, Sen. Jeff Flake criticized President Trump's actions through the past week, including for "insults" lobbed at Canada and praise given to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
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