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[OP-ED]: Trump’s stock boom -- illusion or reality?

 04/25/2017 - 10:10
Stock valuations are tricky. With hindsight, the market can stay above or below levels reflecting economic fundamentals for long stretches. Whatever the case today, stocks are nowhere near the absurd heights of the “tech bubble” at the turn of the century. EFE
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The last thing President Trump now needs is for the stock market to go south on him. After all, he’s got worries aplenty: abroad, North Korea, Syria, Russia and Brexit; at home, the stalled effort to repeal Obamacare; and uncertainty surrounding “tax reform.” Compared with this tapestry of troubles, the stock market has been a splendid blessing.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 8:30am
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Stock valuations are tricky. With hindsight, the market can stay above or below levels reflecting economic fundamentals for long stretches. Whatever the case today, stocks are nowhere near the absurd heights of the “tech bubble” at the turn of the century. EFE

[OP-ED]: La madre de todos los ‘blufs’

 04/19/2017 - 08:02
Afortunadamente, no es solo el pánico lo que se expande, también lo hace la resistencia, que cada día crece y se fortalece. Y eso es muy bueno.
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Sí, eso es lo que retórica recalentada de Washington sobre Corea del Norte –a la que el país asiático responde en tonos igualmente belicosos – es en realidad: una sucia guerra de palabras. Pero puede estar seguro de que no están a punto de intercambiarse balas, cohetes, la madre de todas las bombas y mucho menos armas atómicas. Lo cual, por supuesto, es muy bueno.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:15pm
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Afortunadamente, no es solo el pánico lo que se expande, también lo hace la resistencia, que cada día crece y se fortalece. Y eso es muy bueno.

[OP-ED]: The Mother of All Bluffs

 04/18/2017 - 18:22
Not only panic is spreading, resistance is also growing by leaps and bounds.EFE
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Yes, that’s what the heated rhetoric coming from Washington about North Korea –and being responded to in no less bellicose tones by the Asian country – is: a nasty war of words. Rest assured that no bullets, no rockets, no mother of all bombs, not to mention atomic weapons are about to be fired, dropped or exchanged. Which, of course, is great.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 6:15pm
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Not only panic is spreading, resistance is also growing by leaps and bounds.EFE

What happened with “America comes first”?

 04/17/2017 - 14:09
02/11/2016.- Donald Trump ofrece un discurso durante un acto de su campaña. EFE/Cristobal Herrera

At least 36 ISIS militants killed in US 'mother of all bombs' attack

 04/14/2017 - 02:59
A GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb being prepared for testing at the Eglin Air Force Armament Center, Florida, USA, on Mar. 11, 2003. EPA/Department of Defense
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GBU-43/B device is the largest non-nuclear bomb US has used in combat.  The bombing killed at least 36 members of the Islamic State (IS) and also destroyed several important installations, the Afghan Ministry of Defense announced on Friday.

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 2:45am
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A GBU-43 Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb being prepared for testing at the Eglin Air Force Armament Center, Florida, USA, on Mar. 11, 2003. EPA/Department of Defense

Trump says US relations with Russia 'may be at all-time low'

 04/13/2017 - 04:30
Donald Trump: ‘We’re not getting along with Russia at all’.  EPA/SHAWN THEW
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President Donald Trump said Wednesday that US-Russia relations could be at their lowest point ever, adding that only time will tell how his dialogue with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, unfolds.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:00am
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Donald Trump: ‘We’re not getting along with Russia at all’.  EPA/SHAWN THEW

Russia says useless to give ultimatums ahead of talks with Tillerson

 04/12/2017 - 07:12
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson disembarks from his plane as he arrives at the Vnukovo airport, in Moscow, Russia, Apr. 11, 2017. EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV
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In a statement published on the Department of State's website, Tillerson suggested Russia choose between supporting the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and an alliance with the West.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:00am
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson disembarks from his plane as he arrives at the Vnukovo airport, in Moscow, Russia, Apr. 11, 2017. EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV

Tillerson Visits Moscow as Tensions over Syria Erupt

 04/12/2017 - 03:06
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the US embassy in Moscow, on Tuesday evening. Photo: Serguéi Lavrov/EFE
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Russian president claims Assad’s opponents intend to carry out false-flag chemical attacks to justify more US strikes

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 2:45am
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the US embassy in Moscow, on Tuesday evening. Photo: Serguéi Lavrov/EFE

What's Next in Syria and North Korea?

 04/11/2017 - 03:46
U.S warships during an exercise in the Korean Peninsula on Monday. EFE/Jeon Heon-Kyun
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 While Tillerson is attending a G7 summit in Italy to discuss Syria and ways to counter the Islamic State terror organization, North Korea says 'ready for war' after US redeploys navy strike team

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U.S warships during an exercise in the Korean Peninsula on Monday. EFE/Jeon Heon-Kyun

US carrier’s Korea mission: a message to the world

 04/10/2017 - 04:27
South Korea said Monday that the United States" deployment of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to waters near the Korean Peninsula reflects Washington"s concerns over provocations by Pyongyang. EPA/MCS 3RD CLASS MATT BROWN / US NAVY/
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Experts divided over effectiveness of US tactics against Pyongyang’s nuclear threat.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 4:15am
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South Korea said Monday that the United States" deployment of a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier to waters near the Korean Peninsula reflects Washington"s concerns over provocations by Pyongyang. EPA/MCS 3RD CLASS MATT BROWN / US NAVY/

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