Trump says he is not thinking about a 'Phase 2' U.S. – China trade deal

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday his not currently thinking about negotiating a “Phase 2” trade deal with China as relations between Washington and Beijing sour over the coronavirus pandemic and other issues. Trump, asked by reporters aboard Air Force One about the possibility of second phase trade deal following implementation of a

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Mexican president thanks Trump for not mentioning border wall at summit

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Friday expressed gratitude to Donald Trump for avoiding in public the thorny subject of the U.S. president’s promised border wall during a summit in Washington earlier this week. Lopez Obrador also thanked his U.S. counterpart for a less “discriminatory tone” during his visit, a reference to Trump’s past insults

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Turkey reconverts Istanbul's Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque

President Erdogan declares iconic cultural site reopen to Muslim worship after a court ruling. Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has declared Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia open to Muslim worship after a top court ruled that the building’s conversion to a museum by modern Turkey’s founding statesman was illegal. Erdogan made the announcement on Friday an hour after the court ruling was

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Trump Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says ‘priority’ is getting coronavirus stimulus checks passed in next 10 DAYS – The Sun

DONALD Trump's Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said the "priority" is getting coronavirus stimulus checks passed in the next 10 days. During an interview with CNBC on Thursday, Mnuchin said he wants the legislation in place by July 20. "We do support another round of economic impact payments," he said. "We're discussing the criteria with the Senate, and had a

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Biden sets out ‘Buy American’ economic plan

Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden has laid out his rescue plan for the coronavirus-crippled US economy, while berating President Donald Trump as incompetent. Mr Biden said his $700bn (£560bn) plan would be the biggest investment in the US economy since World War Two. The “Build Back Better” agenda, he said, would spur a manufacturing and technology jobs boom. The Trump

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Evil killer who decapitated teen & used his head as bowling ball sent back to UK to live in hotel at taxpayers' expense

A SADISTIC killer who decapitated a teenager has been sent back to Britain to live in a hotel at taxpayers’ expense. Christopher Clark Jones served 15 years after he and a pal stabbed their victim 133 times then used his head as a bowling ball and puppet. Now the 36-year-old is living in Britain after being released on parole in

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Veteran Seattle detective and Gov Inslee’s cousin suspended over ‘All Lives Splatter’ meme after deadly car ramming – The Sun

A SEATTLE cop was suspended for allegedly posting an offensive meme after a protester was fatally mowed down by a car at a Black Lives Matter rally. The suspended detective Mike Brown is Washington State Governor Jay Inslee's cousin and worked for the police department for 40 years. Brown allegedly posted an "All Lives Splatter" meme on Facebook which has

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