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US Designates China as Currency Manipulator for First Time in Decades

The U.S. government has determined that China is manipulating its currency and will engage with the International Monetary Fund to eliminate unfair competition from Beijing, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin …

‘We Must Stop the Glorification of Violence’: Trump Points to Violent Video Games in Wake of Shootings

President Donald Trump has partly directed blame toward violent video games for two mass shootings that left 31 …

Mexican Government Vows Legal Action Against El Paso Shooter

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday that the Mexican attorney general is considering taking legal action, …

Yuan-to-Dollar Rate Breaks Key Benchmark, Escalating Trade War

The Chinese yuan has breached a key seven-per-U.S. dollar exchange rate on Aug. 5, for the first time …

Cato Study: Europe Abandoned Wealth Taxes Proposed by Dems

WASHINGTON—When Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) introduced a new “wealth tax” in her campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential …

Children at Center of Booming Smuggling Industry

WASHINGTON—A 33-year-old Honduran male illegally crossed the U.S. border with his 15-year-old “son” recently. After an investigation, it …

Trump Calls for Death Penalty for Mass Murderers, Hate Crimes

President Donald Trump called for capital punishment for those convicted of carrying out hate crimes following two mass …

Officials say Grandmother Stopped 19-Year-Old Man From Carrying out Mass Shooting in Texas

A Texas man was arrested after his grandmother found out about his plans to carry out a mass …

Firearms Maker Challenges Suit by Sandy Hook Victims

Remington Arms Co. is challenging the unusual legal claim that says the maker of a gun used in …

2 El Paso Victims Die at Hospital, Raising Death Toll to 22

EL PASO, Texas—Two more victims of the mass shooting at a crowded Walmart in El Paso, Texas, over …

Trump Denounces Beijing for Letting Currency Fall to 11-Year-Low as Trade War Escalates

President Donald Trump on Aug. 5 criticized the Chinese regime for letting the yuan fall to the key …

Trump, Senior Republicans Denounce White Supremacy After Mass Shootings

President Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress denounced white supremacy after the mass shootings in Ohio and …

Mob Attack, Clashes Rock Hong Kong Following Citywide Strike

Clashes broke out between police and protesters across Hong Kong on Aug. 5 after scores of citizens held …

Trump Proposes Actions to Combat Mass Shootings in Address to Nation

President Donald Trump proposed a series of actions to combat mass shootings, from implementing “red flag” laws and reforming …

Trump: ‘Fake News Has Contributed Greatly to the Anger and Rage That Has Built Up Over Many Years’

President Donald Trump said that “fake news” from media outlets has “contributed greatly” to problems of polarization in …

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