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Adviser says U.S. close to Mexico-only NAFTA deal, Canada unmoved

22 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON The United States is getting "very, very close" to having to move forward on its trade deal with Mexico without Canada, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said on Friday.

Adviser says U.S. close to Mexico-only NAFTA deal, Canada unmoved

21 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON The United States is getting "very, very close" to having to move forward on its trade deal with Mexico without Canada, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said on Friday.

Trump delays release of Russia probe documents

21 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said documents from the federal Russia probe would not immediately be released, just days after he ordered them to be made public, citing concerns by the U.S. Justice Department that doing so could harm the investigation.

Trump urges Republicans to 'get tough' on border wall spending

20 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump pressed fellow Republicans in Congress on Thursday to "get tough" and push to fund his proposed border wall in the current spending bill, raising the specter of a government shutdown when funding lapses later this month.

China to penalise $60 billion of U.S. imports in tit-for-tat move

19 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON/BEIJING China and the United States plunged deeper into a trade war on Tuesday after Beijing added $60 billion (46 billion pounds) of U.S. products to its import tariff list in retaliation for President Donald Trump's planned levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. | Video

Amazon, Apple, others to testify before U.S. Senate on data privacy September 26

12 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON Six major Web companies and internet-service providers, including AT&T Inc, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, will detail their consumer data privacy practices to a U.S. Senate panel on Sept. 26, according to a congressional statement on Wednesday.

Trump ups ante on Chinese imports, threatening duties on $267 billion more goods

07 Sep 2018

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Friday that he has tariffs ready to go on $267 billion worth of Chinese imports in addition to the $200 billion of the Asian nation's goods awaiting action by him.

Trump will evaluate comments before deciding on China tariffs - Kudlow

07 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will not make any decisions on his threatened tariffs on another $200 billion worth of Chinese goods before officials evaluate public comments on them, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday.

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

North Korea's Kim sets denuclearisation time line, prompting thanks from Trump

06 Sep 2018

SEOUL/WASHINGTON North Korea's Kim Jong Un has given his first time line for denuclearisation, aiming for the end of U.S. President Donald Trump's first term, Seoul officials said on Thursday, prompting thanks from Trump who said they would "get it done together". | Video

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