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New York Times - Front PageAug 22, 2019
Sarah Huckabee Sanders to Join Fox News as a Contributor
The former White House press secretary's move reinforced the strong ties between the conservative network and the Trump administration.

CNN Most RecentAug 22, 2019
Trump honors 'Mr. Basketball' with Medal of Freedom
President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy Thursday afternoon at the White House.

CNN Most RecentAug 22, 2019
White House drops attempt to cancel $4 billion in foreign aid in latest Trump policy change
The White House has dropped its attempt to move forward with a controversial plan to eliminate up to $4 billion in foreign aid funding without congressional approval, several officials confirmed Thursday.

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Yahoo NewsAug 22, 2019
China Buys American Soybeans after Vowing to Boycott U.S. Farm Products
China purchased a comparatively small amount of U.S. soybeans several days ago after promising to boycott U.S. farm products amid deteriorating trade negotiations with the Trump administration.Beijing reached agreements last week to buy 9,589 metric tons of American soybeans for the current marketing year and 66,000 metric tons for the following year, which starts September 1, according to data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture released Thursday.An August 5 statement from China's Ministry of Commerce said Chinese companies would boycott American farm products in response to the Trump administration's heavy tariffs on Chinese products. In May, the White House upped tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports from 10 percent to 25 percent, claiming Beijing had reneged on the previously agreed terms of a trade deal. The U.S. also currently has a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese high-tech products.In response, China has slapped 25 percent tariffs on tens of billions in U.S. goods, including cars, planes, propane, soybeans, beef, and whiskey. The duties caused a steep drop in American farm exports, and the Trump administration has since compensated farmers up to $28 billions for their losses.Despite apparently breaking its boycott, China, which is the world's largest soybean importer, is still not purchasing anywhere near as many American soybeans as it has in the past. Last year, American sales of soybeans to China dropped 74 percent as Beijing gave its busine
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