Greenland

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Jeff Katz
August 23, 2019 - 1:43 pm
While many have mocked and criticized the president's idea of looking into buying Greenland, one former vice presidential candidate and governor writes that there was once a time when another president was mocked for wanting to purchase an icy territory from a foreign country, and it became Alaska...
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August 22, 2019 - 2:17 pm
By DAVID RISING and SETH BORENSTEIN Associated Press TASIILAQ, Greenland (AP) — A frozen wasteland with an inhospitable climate? Or a strategic outpost with vast resources of oil, natural gas and rare earths just waiting to be tapped as the ice recedes and reveals the treasures? As warmer...
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August 22, 2019 - 1:57 pm
By JAN M. OLSEN Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying defense willingness is not just about the amount of money spent. Lars Loekke Rasmussen's comment is the...
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August 21, 2019 - 12:52 pm
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — President Donald Trump does not appreciate Denmark's rejection of his idea to buy Greenland. The American leader told reporters on Wednesday that "all they had to say was, 'No, we'd rather not do that.'" Instead, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen called the idea "an...
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August 21, 2019 - 9:24 am
By JAN M. OLSEN Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a visit to Denmark next month after the prime minister described his plan to buy Greenland as "absurd" took the Danish royal palace by surprise, a spokeswoman said Wednesday. Lene Balleby...
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August 16, 2019 - 2:01 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press TASIILAQ, Greenland (AP) — Greenlanders are giving Donald Trump the cold shoulder. Although amused, they're definitely not warming up to the U.S. president's talk of buying the semiautonomous Danish territory. "We see it as an expression of...
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