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Trump loses loyalist Sarah Sanders in another White House departure

14 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channelled his combativeness towards the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday. | Video

Trump leaves China tariff deadline open, calls relationship 'testy'

13 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump declined to set a deadline on Wednesday for levying tariffs on another $325 billion (£256 billion) of Chinese goods and called the relationship with Beijing good but "testy" after China walked back commitments for a trade deal. | Video

U.S. will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland; Warsaw may call them 'Fort Trump'

12 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday that he will deploy 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland, a step sought by Warsaw to deter potential aggression from Russia. | Video

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden

27 May 2019

TOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a foreign dictator over a fellow American.

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea

27 May 2019

TOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and said he was happy with how things were going with North Korea despite its recent missile and rocket launches. | Video

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden

27 May 2019

TOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a foreign dictator over a fellow American.

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting

27 May 2019

TOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East.

Trump meets Japanese emperor on state visit overshadowed by trade

27 May 2019

TOKYO, May 27 U.S. President Donald Trump met new Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako on Monday in the ceremonial highlight of a state visit overshadowed by trade tensions between the two allies.

Trade beef aside, Trump and Abe bond over burgers, sumo and golf

27 May 2019

TOKYO, Japan U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday played golf with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and presented a trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament, turning to personal diplomacy for the second day of a Japan visit shadowed by tough trade talk. | Video

With trade differences in the background, Trump and Abe do diplomacy over golf and sumo

26 May 2019

CHIBA, Japan, May 26 U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off the second day of a Japan visit on Sunday with a round of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, engaging in personal diplomacy aimed at smoothing tough discussions over differences on trade.

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