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US trade deficit soars to near decade high as Trump tries to narrow the gap

The monthly negative balance between American exports and imports surged to multi-year highs in February. The trade gap rose 1.6 percent to $ 57.6 billion, the US Commerce Department reported on Thursday. It is America’s highest monthly trade deficit since 2008, attributed partly to surging commodities prices. President Donald Trump’s administration has been seeking to […]


More than 80 children killed in worst flu season to hit US in decade

US federal authorities have reported 22 more child deaths in the nationwide flu epidemic. That brings the total to 84 in the worst outbreak in a decade. Most of the children who died from the flu this season were not vaccinated. The epidemic has affected 48 states and shows no signs of dying down, according […]


The West? Trolling foreign states for over a decade – former MI5 agent

Western countries have been running so-called troll farms against other states for a long time and may now be only seeking to expand operations by developing new software, says former MI5 intelligence officer Annie Machon. The US army is looking for help to access and respond to foreign social media platforms. The software needs to […]


Global economy set for decade of gloom – World Bank

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 09:59 Edited time: 10 Jan, 2018 10:17 The growth of the global economy appears to have peaked, according to a new report from the World Bank. The report shows a lack of investments, a slowdown in productivity and tightening monetary policy. Read more Although the bank has raised its projection […]


Sanctions against Russia may last at least a decade – Lukoil boss

Published time: 12 Oct, 2017 10:09 Russian oil and gas companies should prepare for long-term restrictions as sanctions are likely to remain for at least another ten years, warns the head of the country’s second-largest oil company Vagit Alekperov. “Our current strategic plan for the next ten years is that sanctions will remain in place. […]

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