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Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a summit at the Belt and Road Forum on May 15, 2017 in Beijing, China. The Belt and Road Forum focuses on the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) trade initiative. (Photo by Thomas Peter - Pool/Getty Images)

Trade War with U.S. Opens Rift in Chinese Leadership

Several sources close to the Chinese government said an escalating trade war with the United States is creating serious divisions in Beijing, all the way up to the office of the seemingly unassailable President Xi Jinping, according to a Reuters report Thursday.

NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 10: Kethia Dorelus a social worker with the Cooperative Feeding Program displays a Federal food stamps card that is used to purchase food on February 10, 2011 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Recent statistics show that nationwide, one in seven Americans receives help from the Federal government …

2.8 Million People Drop Off Food Stamps Under Trump

More than 2.8 million people dropped off food stamps since President Trump’s first full month in office, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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North Korean Economy Shrinks 3.5 Percent Under Sanctions Pressure

According to a report from South Korea’s central bank on Friday, the North Korean economy contracted 3.5 percent in 2017 under pressure from international sanctions. It was the largest contraction of the North Korean economy in two decades.

President Donald Trump, far left, listens to Ivanka Trump, right standing, the daughter and assistant to the President, speaks during his meeting with members of his cabinet in Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

Ivanka Trump Takes Center Stage in Presidential Cabinet Meeting

Trump’s daughter was the first to speak after the president, moving from her usual seat behind the cabinet officials to the front of the room to highlight efforts by each cabinet member in the administration to participate in the task force.

RAMON AIR FORCE BASE, ISRAEL - FEBRUARY 19: Israel's first F-16i jet fighter, called in Hebrew Sufa (Storm), taxis after landing February 19, 2004 at the Ramon Air Force Base in Israel's Negev desert. The air force took delivery of the first two of 102 of the long-range advanced American-made …

Israel Ranked World’s 8th Most Powerful Country

An international survey has ranked Israel as the eighth most powerful nation in the world for the second consecutive year, narrowly ahead of Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

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Atlantic Magazine: Low Unemployment Raises Wages in Iowa

The tight labor-market in Iowa is delivering higher wages, better working conditions and more training programs to employees in Iowa, where unemployment has dropped to roughly 4 percent, according to a report in Atlantic magazine.

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Winning! OPEC Bows to Trump’s Demand for Cheaper Oil

On June 13, Trump tweeted, “Oil prices are too high, OPEC is at it again. Not good!” Nine days later, OPEC agreed to produce hundreds of thousands of additional barrels of oil per day.

President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, April 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

State Department: North Korea Not Getting U.S. Tax Dollars to Rebuild

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert told reporters Thursday that the Trump administration has no plans to use taxpayers’ dollars to rehabilitate the communist North Korean economy, a concern arising from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s comments that the United States is willing to help that economy grow.

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Ryan Praises Trump’s Immigration Plan, But Works With Amnesty Group

House Speaker Paul Ryan described President Donald Trump four-part immigration reform as “extremely reasonable,” marking a rhetorical shift as he tries to keep his party’s cheap-labor caucus from alienating GOP voters before the November chances. 

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Kudlow: Trump Economic Victories Will Play ‘Huge Role’ in 2018 Races

National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow predicted during Saturday’s edition of Breitbart News radio on SiriusXM Patriot 125 that the economic successes seen as a result of President Donald Trump’s policies will “play a huge role” in the November midterm elections.