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Trump upbeat on trade talks with EU, hints at reprieve for some duties on Italian products

2:59am BST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Washington was in talks with "some new people" in Europe about trade issues and he hoped the discussions would be successful, as Italy's president urged Trump to avoid counterproductive tariffs.

Trump leaves Turkey, Syria 'to argue it out' and clashes with U.S. House Speaker

2:32am BST

WASHINGTON/ANKARA U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not mind Russia helping Syria in a conflict with NATO ally Turkey and rejected criticism of his withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria that exposed Kurdish allies, calling it "strategically brilliant." | Video

Trump seen threatening retaliation against Italy digital tax: official

15 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to raise the possibility of U.S. retaliation against an Italian tax on digital companies when he meets with President Sergio Mattarella on Wednesday, a senior administration official said.

Keep a conservative Democrat governor or go Republican? Louisiana voters decide

13 Oct 2019

LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana Louisiana voters were casting ballots on Saturday in the governor's race, with U.S. President Donald Trump urging people to choose one of two Republicans in the race to force a run-off election against incumbent John Bel Edwards, a conservative Democrat.

TikTok's Musical.ly deal needs U.S. national security review: senator

10 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday asked a U.S. national security panel to review TikTok owner Beijing ByteDance Technology Co's acquisition of Musical.ly, arguing TikTok is used by the Chinese government to censor politically sensitive content.

U.S.-Mexico border apprehensions fall again in Sept. but remain high

08 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The Trump administration on Tuesday said arrests at the U.S.-Mexico border fell in September for the fourth month in the row, and credited cooperation from Mexico and Central American countries in cracking down on migrants. | Video

Trump considers delisting Chinese firms from U.S. markets - sources

28 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's administration is considering delisting Chinese companies from U.S. stock exchanges, three sources briefed on the matter said on Friday, in what would be a radical escalation of U.S.-China trade tensions. | Video

Trump administration plans to slash number of refugees for U.S. resettlement

27 Sep 2019

The Trump administration said on Thursday it plans to allow only 18,000 refugees to resettle in the United States in the 2020 fiscal year, the lowest number in the history of the modern refugee programme. | Video

Trump welcomes Australia's PM, cementing strong trade, security ties

21 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed Australia's prime minister on Friday for only the second state visit of his administration, signalling the close bond between the two allies as Washington takes on Beijing and Tehran. | Video

Trump to welcome Australia's PM, cementing strong trade, security ties

20 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 20 U.S. President Donald Trump is set to welcome Australia's prime minister on Friday in only the second state visit of his administration, signaling the close bond between the two allies as Washington takes on Beijing and Tehran.

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