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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Six days after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, U.S. President Donald Trump tried to play down the crisis, saying “hopefully that will sort itself out”. U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters about journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance prior to boarding Air Force One for travel to Montana from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, will visit Moscow next week for talks that may include telling Russian officials that the United States plans to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. FIL PHOTO: U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton answers questions from reporters during a news conference in
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WASHINGTON/SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Friday threw his support behind speeding up water projects for agriculture and hydropower in the arid U.S. West, a move aimed to help build support for Republicans in tight congressional races in next month’s midterm elections. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for a
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MACON, Ga. (Reuters) – U.S. Federal Reserve officials are monitoring the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and the possibility that any sanctions against Saudi Arabia could disrupt oil markets, Atlanta Fed President Raphael Bostic said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank President, Raphael Bostic speaks with Reuters in an interview at
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers will next week question Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. Justice Department official who oversees a special counsel’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and links between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Moscow, committee chairmen said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appears with U.S. President Donald
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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis held high-profile talks with his Chinese counterpart on Thursday, as the United States seeks to forge to more resilient military ties that can withstand mounting pressure between the world’s two largest economies. FILE PHOTO: Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis speaks with the media before an enhanced honor
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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – More Honduran migrants tried to join a caravan of several thousand moving through Guatemala on Wednesday, defying calls by authorities not to make the journey after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to cut off regional aid in reprisal. FILE PHOTO: A Honduran migrant, part of a caravan trying to reach the
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(Reuters) – U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has released a DNA test that shows “strong evidence” she has Native-American heritage, rebutting President Donald Trump’s ridicule of her as “fake Pocahontas” while she signals a possible 2020 presidential run. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) delivers a major policy speech on “Ending corruption in Washington” at
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that he was “comfortable” in the White House after almost two years in office, despite political storms over immigration, tariffs and his nomination of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Erie, Pennsylvania,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, likely paid little or no federal income taxes between 2009 and 2016, the New York Times reported on Saturday, citing confidential financial documents. White House senior advisor Jared Kushner (C) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (L) wait in the Rose
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The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) U.S. President Donald Trump leaves at the conclusion of a rally with supporters at the Warren County Fairgrounds in Lebanon, Ohio, U.S., October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Major U.S. defense contractors have expressed concern to the Trump administration that lawmakers angered by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist in Turkey will block further arms deals with Saudi Arabia, a senior U.S. official told Reuters on Friday. Trade visitors are seen walking over a road crossing covered with Lockheed Martin
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google unit has told U.S. lawmakers it is considering “a variety of options” for offering additional services in China. FILE PHOTO: A Google logo is displayed at the entrance to the internet-based company’s offices in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 9, 2018. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo The company has come under
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s lawyers are preparing answers to questions for the U.S. special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on his investigation of potential
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said the criminal justice system was unfair to African-Americans and he would discuss remedies on Thursday with musician Kanye West and former football player Jim Brown. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and musician Kanye West at Trump Tower in New York City on Dec 13, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File
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The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Erie, Pennsylvania, U.S., October 10, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. @realDonaldTrump : – Walker Stapleton is running
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ERIE, Pa. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday’s stock market selloff was in fact a long awaited “correction,” and that the Federal Reserve, which has been raising U.S. interest rates, has gone “crazy.” U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One prior to departing Washington from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland, U.S., October 10,
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