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Trump slams handling of Brexit by UK's May

14 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized British Prime Minister Theresa May's handling of the Brexit talks for Britain's departure from the European Union and said another referendum on the issue would be unfair to the side that won.

Israel's Mizrahi Tefahot to pay $195 million in U.S. tax case settlement

12 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd, Israel's third-largest bank, admitted to helping clients evade U.S. taxes and agreed to pay $195 million, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday, culminating a five-year investigation.

UPDATE 2-Israel's Mizrahi Tefahot to pay $195 mln in U.S. tax case settlement

12 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM March 12 Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd, Israel's third-largest bank, admitted to helping clients evade U.S. taxes and agreed to pay $195 million, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday, culminating a five-year investigation.

Pompeo sees more North Korea talks, Seoul faces limits in mediator role

05 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/SEOUL U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he was hopeful the United States would send a delegation to North Korea in the coming weeks, after a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ended with no deal. | Video

Trump likely to visit Japan in May, G20 in June

20 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to visit Japan in May to meet with the country's new emperor and then return in June for a G20 gathering, a White House official said on Wednesday after a phone call between Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

As shutdown lingers, Pelosi asks Trump to delay State of Union address

16 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON With the U.S. government shutdown dragging into its 26th day, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged President Donald Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address - a move that could deny the president the opportunity to use the pageantry of the speech to attack Democrats in their own chamber over the impasse. | Video

Democrat Gabbard says she will run for U.S. president in 2020

12 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON Democratic U.S. Representative Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii said in remarks aired by CNN on Friday that she will run for president in 2020, becoming the latest member of her party to pursue a challenge to Republican President Donald Trump. | Video

Trump praises Treasury Secretary Mnuchin but hits Fed again on rate rises

26 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday expressed confidence in Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin amid worries over a weakening economy and a stock market slump, but repeated his criticism of the U.S. Federal Reserve, saying it has raised interest rates too quickly. | Video

Child says still believes in Santa after Trump's 'marginal' quip

26 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump set off a Christmas social media storm when he questioned whether a seven-year-old was too long in the tooth to believe in Santa Claus.

China national charged with stealing trade secrets - U.S. Justice Department

21 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Friday a Chinese national had been arrested for stealing trade secrets from a U.S.-based petroleum company, his employer, related to a product worth more than $1 billion.

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