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Trump - 'I never worked for Russia'

15 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he never worked for Russia, his first direct denial after a media report that the FBI in 2017 investigated whether he acted against U.S. interests. | Video

Republican Senator Graham urges Trump to open U.S. government temporarily

13 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON A Republican senator close to President Donald Trump on Sunday backed a temporary re-opening of the federal government, in the 23rd day of the longest shutdown ever, to allow for talks on a spending agreement that could satisfy Trump's border security demands. | Video

Republican ally Graham urges Trump to open US government temporarily

13 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON, Jan 13 A Republican senator close to President Donald Trump on Sunday backed a temporary re-opening of the federal government, in the 23rd day of the longest shutdown ever, to allow for talks on a spending agreement that could satisfy Trump's border security demands.

U.S. sanctions Venezuelan insiders for currency scheme

09 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON/CARACAS The United States imposed sanctions that target a Venezuelan currency exchange network scheme that siphoned off billions of dollars to corrupt insiders of the Venezuelan government, the U.S. Treasury Department said on Tuesday.

U.S. warns Iran on space launches, Tehran rejects concerns

03 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON The United States issued a pre-emptive warning to Iran on Thursday against pursuing three planned space rocket launches that it said would violate a U.N. Security Council resolution because they use ballistic missile technology.

Democrat Warren takes step to challenge Trump in 2020

31 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a liberal firebrand who has taken on Wall Street and traded barbs with Donald Trump, on Monday became the most prominent Democrat to announce a challenge to the Republican president in 2020. | Video

REFILE-UPDATE 7-Democrat Warren takes step to challenge Trump in 2020

31 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 31 U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a liberal firebrand who has taken on Wall Street and traded barbs with Donald Trump, on Monday became the most prominent Democrat to announce a challenge to the Republican president in 2020.

U.S. CBP chief defends agents in child border deaths

30 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON The head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Sunday defended his agents' handling of two sick children who died in their custody, saying they did everything they could to get medical help for them in difficult circumstances.

Trump approves second round of trade aid payments for U.S. farmers

17 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday said he authorized a second round of payments from an aid package of up to $12 billion (9.50 billion pounds) designed to help farmers stung by the U.S. trade war with China, billing it as a promise kept to a key constituency.

Trump says trade deal pays for border wall, Democrats scoff

13 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY U.S. Democratic leaders rebuked President Donald Trump on Thursday for saying Mexico will pay for a border wall through a new trade deal, while Mexico's new president said the topic has not come up in his talks with Trump.

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