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Susan Heavey

Trump - 'I know nothing' about Kushner's WhatsApp messaging

22 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he knew nothing about son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner's use of the WhatsApp encrypted messaging tool, a day after a top Democratic congressman pressed the White House for information on the issue. | Video

Russian metals tycoon Deripaska sues U.S. over sanctions

15 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska sued the United States on Friday, alleging that it had overstepped its legal bounds in imposing sanctions on him and made him the "latest victim" in the U.S. probe into Moscow's alleged election interference.

Mueller, in U.S. court filing, says multiple probes continue

15 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Special Counsel's Office on Friday asked a court to delay sentencing for U.S. President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman, Rick Gates, amid "ongoing investigations" stemming from the Russia investigation. | Video

U.S., EU, Canada impose sanctions on Russians over Ukraine

15 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON The United States, Canada and European Union on Friday imposed fresh sanctions to punish Russia for its 2018 attack on three Ukrainian ships as well as its annexation of Crimea and its activities in eastern Ukraine.

Acting U.S. attorney general snaps at Democrats over Russia probe

09 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker snapped back on Friday at newly emboldened Democrats in Congress who are pushing for information on the special counsel's Russia probe as they try to put President Donald Trump's administration under greater scrutiny. | Video

Amazon exploring potential alternatives to New York HQ: source

09 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON Amazon.com Inc is exploring alternatives to locating part of its new headquarters in New York in case the plan should fail due to local opposition, a person briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. | Video

U.S. and China to resume trade talks next week in Beijing

07 Feb 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday that he and other U.S. officials will travel to Beijing next week for trade talks, aiming to clinch a deal to avert a March 2 increase in U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods.

'Get a loan,' Commerce chief tells unpaid federal workers

25 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday urged furloughed federal workers facing a second missed paycheck to seek loans to pay their bills while adding that he could not understand why they were having trouble getting by.

'Get a loan,' U.S. Commerce chief tells unpaid federal workers

25 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday urged furloughed federal workers facing a second missed paycheck to seek loans to pay their bills while adding that he could not understand why they were having trouble getting by.

Locked out of House by Pelosi, Trump vows State of Union alternative

24 Jan 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would hold an alternative event to the State of the Union address after Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi barred him from speaking in the House of Representatives until the partial government shutdown ends. | Video

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