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How Michael Cohen, Trump’s Fixer, Built a Shadowy Business Empire

How Michael Cohen, Trump’s Fixer, Built a Shadowy Business Empire Image Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, leaving federal court in Manhattan on April 26.CreditJeenah Moon for The New York Times He was a personal-injury lawyer who often worked out of taxi offices scattered around New York City. There ...

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Trump’s Trade Threats Put China’s Leader on the Spot

Referring to Mr. Xi and his advisers, he added: “The question has always been how skilled are these guys as policymakers. Now they are going to be tested. Can the ‘helmsman’ pull with both oars?” Mr. Trump’s determination to carry out pledges from his presidential campaign — in which he ...

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‘Fake News,’ Trump’s Obsession, Is Now a Cudgel for Strongmen

Advertisement BRUSSELS — President Trump routinely invokes the phrase “fake news” as a rhetorical tool to undermine opponents, rally his political base and try to discredit a mainstream American media that is aggressively investigating his presidency. But he isn’t the only leader enamored with the phrase. Following Mr. Trump’s example, ...

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Trump’s Afghan Gamble Now Rests on General He Doubted

KABUL, Afghanistan — The commander in chief and his commander fighting the uphill war in Afghanistan have never met. Even after months of delay, when President Trump convened his national security team to complete his Afghanistan strategy, the commander, Gen. John W. Nicholson Jr., was conspicuously absent. That distance reflects ...

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Trump’s Threat Against Maduro Unites Latin America, Against U.S.

President Nicolás Maduro of Venezuela had become a pariah among fellow Latin American leaders as his beleaguered country staggered toward dictatorship. But a threat by President Trump to use the American military against Mr. Maduro’s government has united those leaders in a different direction: demanding that the United States keep ...

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