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Forbes pegs Donald Trump's wealth at US$3.7 billion - US$800 million less than last year

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) – US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s estimated net worth is US$3.7 billion (S$5 billion), US$800 million less than a year ago, Forbes magazine reported on Wednesday (Sept 28), attributing the loss largely to New York’s softening real estate market. 426 more words

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Duterte says upcoming Philippines war games with US will be the last

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HANOI: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said that an upcoming military joint exercise with the United States would be the last between them but he pledged to honor existing treaties. 80 more words

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Election Buzz: Critics Of Legal Pot Say Addiction Becomes 'A Disease Of The Family'

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If pot laws were colors, a map of the U.S. map would resemble a tie-dye T-shirt. In some states, marijuana is illegal. 1,049 more words

States

US government shutdown looms as Senate rejects funding bill

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, hinted that leaders could refile the bill with the Louisiana aid stripped out reportedly as early as late Tuesday. 344 more words

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San Francisco Is First To Ban City Contracts With Businesses In States With Anti-LGBT Laws

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation making it the city the first in the nation to prohibit city contracts with and purchases from companies in states that sanction discrimination against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. 203 more words

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Chris Christie Seemed Happy About Bridgegate, Ex-Aid Says

(NEWARK, N.J.) — Gov. Chris Christie was told about the epic 2013 traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge while it was underway, seemed happy about it and joked sarcastically that there was nothing political going on, a former loyalist testified Tuesday. 633 more words

'Trumped up trickle down' and other wisecracks at first Trump-Clinton US presidential debate

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With the first US presidential debate out of the way – and two more scheduled before the November 8 ballot – The Straits Times rounds up some humorous reactions to what was said and done in the face-off between Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. 818 more words

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