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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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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday takes up a new immigration dispute as it ponders the circumstances in which the federal government can detain people awaiting deportation after they have completed their sentences for criminal convictions. FILE PHOTO: A police officer walks by columns on first day with newly sworn in Associate
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(Reuters) – The bitter fight over the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh spilled over into a key U.S. Senate race in Indiana on Monday, as the Republican challenger, Mike Braun squared off against Joe Donnelly, the Democratic incumbent. FILE PHOTO: Senator Joe Donnelly (D-IN) speaks during a press conference for the Democrats’ new
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, a frequent target of President Donald Trump’s criticism over the federal investigation into Russian activities during the 2016 presidential election, is flying to Florida with Trump on Monday, according to an official familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein holds his copy
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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 waves from the steps of Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, U.S., upon his return to Washington from Kansas, October 6, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two Democratic senators on Sunday said voters angry that Republicans confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court despite allegations of sexual misconduct should focus on next month’s congressional elections instead of seeking to impeach the new justice. Senator Mazie Hirono attends a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing for Christine Blasey Ford to testify
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross signaled on Friday that Washington may flex its muscle with additional trading partners in order to exert pressure on China to open its markets, saying that a “poison pill” provision in the recently completed pact with Canada and Mexico could be replicated. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s fellow Republicans gained confidence on Thursday that his U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, could win Senate confirmation after two wavering lawmakers responded positively to an FBI report on accusations of sexual misconduct against the judge. The report, sent by the White House to the Senate Judiciary Committee in
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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 addresses supporters during a Make America Great Again rally in Southaven, Mississippi, U.S. October 2, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. @realDonaldTrump :
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