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New Zealand budget aims to deliver on 'Jacinda-mania'

/ May 17, 2018

New Zealand budget aims to deliver on 'Jacinda-mania'

New Zealand's center-left government boosted spending on welfare and public services Thursday in a maiden budget aimed at delivering on the promises made during last year's "Jacinda-mania" election campaign. Health services are the centerpiece of the budget's spending spree, after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's campaign ...

Trump freezes recovery funds for Syria

Mar 31, 2018

Trump freezes recovery funds for Syria

The White House has instructed the State Department to freeze over $200 million in funds earmarked for recovery efforts in Syria, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The report — which came a day after Trump declared in a speech that the U.S. would be ...