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Pompeo hopes U.S., North Korea can be 'more creative' in nuclear talks

16 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he hoped both North Korea and the United States could "be a little more creative" when the two sides restart talks aimed at ending Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programme.

Judge's order on government lawyer shake-up adds hurdle for Trump in U.S. Census dispute

10 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON A judge in New York on Tuesday denied the U.S. Department of Justice's request to shake up the legal team that was handling cases on the 2020 Census, adding another hurdle to the Trump administration's bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the survey.

UPDATE 2-Judge's order on government lawyer shake-up adds hurdle for Trump in U.S. Census dispute

10 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON, July 9 A judge in New York on Tuesday denied the U.S. Department of Justice's request to shake up the legal team that was handling cases on the 2020 Census, adding another hurdle to the Trump administration's bid to put a contentious citizenship question on the survey.

Democrat overseeing U.S. Census funding would block form reprint for citizenship question

09 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON, July 9 A U.S. House Democrat who oversees funding for the U.S. Census Bureau said on Tuesday he would not support money being spent to reprint forms if the Trump administration won court approval to include a contentious question on citizenship.

Trump says immigrants 'unhappy' with detention centres should stay home

04 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump, facing renewed criticism from Democrats and activists over his handling of a migrant crisis on the U.S.- Mexico border, said in a Twitter post on Wednesday that immigrants unhappy with conditions at detention centres should be told "not to come." | Video

U.S. Justice Department watchdog to probe FBI role in dropping plan to move headquarters

03 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department's watchdog will review the role of the FBI and Justice Department in a reversal of plans to move FBI headquarters to the Washington suburbs, Democratic congressional leaders said on Wednesday.

Trump plans tanks and flyovers at Fourth of July celebration in Washington

02 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Monday that he plans to display battle tanks on Washington's National Mall as part of a pumped-up Fourth of July celebration that will also feature flyovers by fighter jets and other displays of military prowess. | Video

Trump's idea for U.S. Census delay would be unprecedented - experts

27 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed an extraordinary delay to the 2020 census after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked his effort to add a citizenship question, but legal experts said such a move would violate the Constitution.

Trump's idea for U.S. Census delay would be unprecedented - experts

27 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed an extraordinary delay to the 2020 census after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked his effort to add a citizenship question, but legal experts said such a move would violate the Constitution.

Trump's idea for U.S. Census delay would be unprecedented -experts

27 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed an extraordinary delay to the 2020 census after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked his effort to add a citizenship question, but legal experts said such a move would violate the Constitution.

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