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U.S., European Commission begin discussions enhanced privacy shield framework: statement

10 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department and the European Commission have begun discussing how to create a privacy shield framework that would comply with the European Union top court's judgment last month that the current deal for transatlantic data transfer does not work, according to a Commerce statement.

Trailing in election polls, Trump says rival Biden opposes God and guns

07 Aug 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Republican President Donald Trump asserted on Thursday that his Democratic opponent in November's election, Joe Biden, is "against God," even though Biden frequently discusses how his Catholic faith has guided his actions as a public official. | Video

U.S. coronavirus epicentre shifts toward Midwestern states

31 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States showed signs of shifting to the Midwest on Thursday while Sunbelt states were hopeful that new infections and deaths were starting to decline.

U.S. authorities say 18 Portland protesters face federal charges

24 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Friday said it has arrested 18 people and charged them for alleged crimes committed during recent anti-racism protests in Portland.

Trump again pushes for schools to reopen, says hot-spot states may need short delay

24 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that states that are currently coronavirus hot spots may need to delay reopening schools by a few weeks, but otherwise pushed for students to be able to return to classrooms en masse in the fall.

Trump to deliver 'good news' at coronavirus briefings - White House

21 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON When President Donald Trump resumes giving coronavirus briefings on Tuesday he will focus on his accomplishments and positive developments on treatments and vaccines, according to White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany. | Video

Trump to send federal forces to more 'Democrat' cities

21 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday said he would send law enforcement to more U.S. cities, as a federal crackdown on anti-racism protests in Oregon with unmarked cars and unidentified forces angered people across the country. | Video

Trump bashes U.S. health experts, Fauci urges caution, as virus cases surge

14 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday took a swipe at health experts in his government leading the U.S. response to the coronavirus, and one of them, Dr. Anthony Fauci, answered with an appeal for states to stick to guidelines to snuff out a surge in cases. | Video

Trump takes swipes at Fauci, CDC as coronavirus cases rise

13 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON, July 13 President Donald Trump on Monday took swipes at health experts in his government leading the U.S. response to the coronavirus outbreak, as his relationship further frayed with top infectious diseases doctor Anthony Fauci.

Trump administration sends out teams to guard monuments on July 4th weekend

01 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's administration has put special law enforcement teams in place to protect monuments it believes could be vandalized by protesters over the 4th of July holiday weekend, the Department of Homeland Security announced on Wednesday.

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