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U.S. intelligence told lawmakers of Russian bid to boost Trump re-election - source

9:09am GMT

WASHINGTON U.S. intelligence officials told lawmakers last week that Russia is interfering in the 2020 election campaign by aiming to cast doubt on the integrity of the vote and boost President Donald Trump's re-election, a person familiar with the briefing said on Thursday. | Video

Trump's acting intelligence chief Grenell says won't be tapped for permanent post

4:50am GMT

WASHINGTON Richard Grenell, U.S. President Donald Trump's ambassador to Germany who was tapped to be acting director of national intelligence, said on Thursday that Trump would not nominate him permanently to be the top U.S. spy. | Video

U.S. imposes new rules on state-owned Chinese media over propaganda concerns

19 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON The Trump administration said on Tuesday said it will begin treating five major Chinese state-run media entities with U.S. operations the same as foreign embassies, requiring them to register their employees and U.S. properties with the State Department.

U.S. imposes new rules on state-owned Chinese media over propaganda concerns

18 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON The Trump administration said on Tuesday said it will begin treating five major Chinese state-run media entities with U.S. operations the same as foreign embassies, requiring them to register their employees and U.S. properties with the State Department.

U.S., Taliban reach violence reduction pact that could lead to U.S. withdrawal

14 Feb 2020

MUNICH/WASHINGTON The United States has reached agreement with the Taliban on a weeklong reduction of violence that could lead to a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, a senior administration official said on Friday, while cautioning that the insurgents must honour commitments for the accord to stick. | Video

Trump sees 'good chance' for accord with Taliban by end of month

14 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he thinks there is a "good chance" the United States would reach an agreement with the Taliban by the end of February on a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Afghan president says Pompeo reports progress in U.S.-Taliban talks

12 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON/KABUL Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday he was told by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that "notable progress" had been made in talks between the United States and the Taliban on an agreement for a U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Senate report criticises Obama administration handing of Russia election meddling

06 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON A bipartisan Senate report released on Thursday criticized the Obama administration for failing to react quickly or thoroughly enough to counter Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election | Video

Selfies and polite applause greet acquittal vote at Trump Hotel bar in U.S. capital

06 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON A smattering of applause briefly interrupted the chatter in the bar of the Trump International Hotel in Washington when the U.S. Senate voted against the first article of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Selfies and polite applause greet acquittal vote at Trump Hotel bar in U.S. capital

06 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON A smattering of applause briefly interrupted the chatter in the bar of the Trump International Hotel in Washington when the U.S. Senate voted against the first article of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

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