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U.S. eyes more Venezuelan sanctions, but oil on backburner: U.S. official

18 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The United States plans to turn up sanctions pressure on Venezuela but sees less need to immediately target its energy sector, given sagging production from the OPEC member's state-run oil company, a senior U.S. administration official said on Wednesday.

Trump sends Pompeo to Riyadh over Khashoggi; Saudis may blame official

16 Oct 2018

ANKARA/WASHINGTON Saudi Arabia is preparing to acknowledge the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in a botched interrogation, CNN and the New York Times said on Monday, after U.S. President Donald Trump speculated "rogue killers" may be responsible. | Video

Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

15 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday dispatched U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman over the unexplained disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and raised the possibility that "rogue killers" could have been responsible.

Trump says 'rogue killers' may be behind Khashoggi disappearance

15 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday dispatched U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with Saudi Arabia's King Salman over the unexplained disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and raised the possibility that "rogue killers" could have been responsible. | Video

Trump says China not ready to reach trade deal, repeats threat of more tariffs

10 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday repeated his threat to slap tariffs on an additional $267 billion (203 billion pounds) of Chinese imports if Beijing retaliates for the recent levies and other measures the United States has imposed in an escalating trade war between the economic giants. | Video

Trump says next summit with North Korea's Kim to come after November U.S. elections

10 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON/ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would be held after U.S. congressional elections on Nov. 6. | Video

Trump's U.N. envoy Haley resigns, rules out 2020 run for office

09 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS Nikki Haley, a rising Republican star, said on Tuesday she was stepping down as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, but knocked down speculation that she might challenge President Donald Trump at the next election. | Video

Trump to discuss missing journalist with Saudis

09 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he plans to speak with Saudi Arabian officials about the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing a week ago.

Trump to discuss missing journalist with Saudis

09 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he plans to speak with Saudi Arabian officials about the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing a week ago.

UPDATE 2-Trump to discuss missing journalist with Saudis

09 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON, Oct 9 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he plans to speak with Saudi Arabian officials about the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing a week ago.

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