Global markets plunge as China reacts to Trump’s steel tariffs | Business

Global markets have dropped sharply after China retaliated against Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium, fuelling fears of an all-out trade war between the world’s two largest economies. Hours after the US president announced moves to tackle what he believes are unfair trade practices, China signalled …

Donald Trump’s lead lawyer for probe into Russian election interference resigns – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump’s lead lawyer for probe into Russian election interference resigns – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 06:22:33 US President Donald Trump’s lead lawyer for the special counsel probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election has resigned. John Dowd stepped down after concluding Mr Trump was increasingly ignoring his advice, the New York Times reported, citing a person familiar with the …

Donald Trump announces John Bolton will replace HR McMaster as national security adviser – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump announces John Bolton will replace HR McMaster as national security adviser – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 12:30:03 US President Donald Trump has announced former UN ambassador John Bolton will take over as national security adviser, replacing HR McMaster. Mr Trump announced in a tweet he was ousting Mr McMaster for Mr Bolton, who has advocated using military force against Iran and North …

Donald Trump: Ex-model Karen McDougal claims she was ‘in love’ with US President during affair – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump: Ex-model Karen McDougal claims she was ‘in love’ with US President during affair – Donald Trump’s America

Posted March 23, 2018 17:02:45 Photo: Former Playboy model Karen McDougal apologised in a TV interview to Melania Trump for the alleged affair. (Reuters) Related Story: This porn star says she used aliases to keep affair with Trump quiet. His was ‘David Dennison’ Former Playboy model Karen McDougal, who claims …

ASX loses $38 billion; ‘heavy selling’ in Asia-Pacific as Donald Trump, China square off over tariffs – Donald Trump’s America

ASX loses $38 billion; ‘heavy selling’ in Asia-Pacific as Donald Trump, China square off over tariffs – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 16:16:19 Video: Mr Trump says he views China as a friend. (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci) (ABC News) Related Story: China says it will ‘fight to the end’ as US reveals $77 billion tariff plan A stock market sell-off has gripped Australia and the Asia-Pacific, with investors on …

Donald Trump’s national security adviser pick John Bolton on North Korea, Russia and Iran – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump’s national security adviser pick John Bolton on North Korea, Russia and Iran – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 14:20:29 Photo: John Bolton has been an active presence on television and on Twitter. (Reuters: Joshua Roberts) Related Story: Trump replaces security adviser with former UN ambassador John Bolton John Bolton, who has been named by US President Donald Trump as his new national security adviser, …

According to old Donald Trump tweets, John Bolton shouldn’t be US National Security Adviser – Donald Trump’s America

According to old Donald Trump tweets, John Bolton shouldn’t be US National Security Adviser – Donald Trump’s America

Posted March 23, 2018 15:20:13 Photo: New US National Security Adviser John Bolton is regarded as “controversial even in Republican circles”. (Reuters: Joshua Roberts) Related Story: Trump’s new security adviser has tweeted about war in North Korea Related Story: Trump replaces security adviser with former UN ambassador John Bolton John …

Donald Trump’s China tariff plan: Is this really war or just trade policy as theatre?

Donald Trump’s China tariff plan: Is this really war or just trade policy as theatre?

Updated March 23, 2018 12:50:18 Photo: Donald Trump announced hefty tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium earlier in March. (Supplied: Reuters/Claro Corte) In the theatre of war that is the Trump administration’s battle with China over its massive two-way trade deficit, the current emphasis is much more on theatre than …

Donald Trump sets $77 billion China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump sets $77 billion China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 06:03:30 Video: Mr Trump says he views China as a friend. (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci) (ABC News) US President Donald Trump has signed a presidential memorandum that could impose tariffs on up to $US60 billion ($77 billion) of imports from China, although his action was far removed …

Donald Trump defends congratulating Vladimir Putin over election win despite being warned against it – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump defends congratulating Vladimir Putin over election win despite being warned against it – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 22, 2018 10:40:48 Video: Donald Trump says he congratulated Vladimir Putin on re-election (ABC News) Related Story: Trump faces Republican backlash after congratulating Putin on re-election Related Story: Even Putin’s ‘fake’ election serves an important purpose Donald Trump has defended his congratulations to Vladimir Putin on the Russian …