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Trump says he'll try to help complete a long-awaited New York City subway project which would revolutionize commutes

24 days ago   |   By Chron

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President Donald Trump resurfaced a project involving the New York City subway over the weekend that was revealed in 2017 through leaked documents to be among his administration's top priorities.
Trump wrote on Twitter Saturday that he was "Looking forward to helping" the city "complete the long anticipated, and partially built, Second Avenue Subway."
The Second Avenue Subway is a massive extension project that has been sluggish to progress for more than 10 years.
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The Amazon rainforest fires are shaping the G7 summit, where world leaders like Trump and Macron are convening

The Amazon rainforest fires are shaping the G7 summit, where world leaders like Trump and Macron are convening

24 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Concern over a record number of fires ravaging the Amazon rainforest are influencing the political discourse as world leaders convene in France for the Group of Seven summit.
French President Emmanuel Macron tweeted earlier this week urging his fellow G7 members to treat the "emergency" that is the Amazon fires as a priority, prompting a rebuke from right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsanaro. President Donald Trump then tweeted the US is "ready to assist" Brazil.
"This speaks to climate change being an issue at the highest level of international discourse," one professor of earth and...
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Trump volunteers US to 'help' with fires in the Amazon after conversation with Brazil President Bolsonaro, who has been slow to fight them

Trump volunteers US to 'help' with fires in the Amazon after conversation with Brazil President Bolsonaro, who has been slow to fight them

25 days ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he had a very exciting conversation with Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, who is currently facing scrutiny for his inaction in the face of raging fires in the Amazon rainforest, many of which were started intentionally by farmers.
In his tweet, Trump said future trade prospects with Brazil were "very exciting" and praised his "strong" relationship with the country's leader, who has openly c elebrated the brutal dictatorship that existed in Brazil between 1964 and 1985.
Trump also volunteered the US to "help" with the fires in the...
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