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Trump gives Saudi Arabia benefit of doubt in journalist's disappearance

17 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON/RIYADH U.S. President Donald Trump gave Saudi Arabia the benefit of the doubt in the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi even as U.S. lawmakers pointed the finger at the Saudi leadership and Western pressure mounted on Riyadh to provide answers. | Video

Airbnb bill may limit short-term rentals in U.S. capital

15 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Short-term rentals of Jackie Howard's two-bedroom home near major tourist attractions in Washington, D.C. have helped her family pay for everything from plumbing emergencies to braces for her daughter.

Elizabeth Smart says prison release of her captor poses danger

20 Sep 2018

Elizabeth Smart, the Utah woman whose kidnapping as a 14-year-old drew national attention to the issue of crimes against children, said in an interview that the release of one of her kidnappers on Wednesday posed a danger to the public. | Video

Aides disavow NYTimes opinion piece that Trump suggests is act of subversion

07 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON Senior aides to Donald Trump scrambled on Thursday to disown a New York Times column written by an unnamed administration official that slammed the leadership style of the U.S. president as impetuous, petty and ineffective. | Video

U.S. hotels arm staff with panic buttons, after years of resistance

07 Sep 2018

Major hotel chains including Marriott International Inc and Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc said on Thursday they are arming U.S. employees with panic buttons to fight sexual harassment and crime, an about-face for an industry that has opposed the idea for years.

U.S. Vice President Pence calls for release of jailed Reuters journalists

05 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called on Myanmar's government to reverse a court ruling that imprisoned two Reuters journalists for seven years and to release them immediately.

Trump hits CNN and NBC, urges 'look at their license': tweet

05 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump blasted CNN and NBC News yet again in a tweet on Tuesday, criticizing NBC's handling of a story on movie producer Harvey Weinstein and suggesting a "look at their license," without specifying what exactly he was calling for.

UPDATE 3-Trump hits CNN and NBC, urges 'look at their license'-tweet

05 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON, Sept 4 U.S. President Donald Trump blasted CNN and NBC News yet again in a tweet on Tuesday, criticizing NBC's handling of a story on movie producer Harvey Weinstein and suggesting a "look at their license," without specifying what exactly he was calling for.

U.S. Vice President Pence calls for release of jailed Reuters journalists

05 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday called on Myanmar's government to reverse a court ruling that imprisoned two Reuters journalists for seven years and to release them immediately.

U.S. Congress sceptical of Trump's Mexico trade deal

28 Aug 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's trade deal with Mexico could struggle to win approval from Congress unless Canada comes on board, lawmakers from both parties said on Tuesday, saying support from Democrats would be needed to pass a purely bilateral deal.

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