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Trump releases first two names of US war dead handed over by North Korea

09 September, 2018 9:55 am 9:55 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump released the names on Thursday of two Army soldiers killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War whose remains were handed over by North Korea this year in a goodwill gesture. Trump said the first Read More

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Trump defends Supreme Court nominee as accuser faces deadline

09 September, 2018 8:44 am 8:44 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday stepped up his defence of his US Supreme Court nominee, saying it was hard to imagine Brett Kavanaugh committed a sexual assault and that it would be unfortunate if his accuser did Read More

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Japan’s Abe likely to win party vote but faces Trump trade challenge

09 September, 2018 8:38 am 8:38 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was expected to win a ruling party leadership vote on Thursday, setting him on track to become Japan’s longest-serving premier and try to cement his legacy, including by revising the pacifist constitution. First, Read More

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Poland suggests ‘Fort Trump’ as US weighs military base

09 September, 2018 10:33 am 10:33 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States is considering a request from Poland for a permanent US military presence in the fellow NATO country, acknowledging that he shares Poland’s concerns about possible Russian aggression. Polish Read More

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Alibaba’s Jack Ma says US-China trade friction could last 20 years

09 September, 2018 3:20 pm 3:20 pm

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Alibaba  chairman Jack Ma said on Tuesday that trade frictions between the United States and China could last for two decades and would be “a mess” for all parties involved, citing weak trade rules. Ma was speaking Read More

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Sources say former Trump aide Manafort close to plea deal with Mueller

09 September, 2018 9:56 am 9:56 am

(Reuters) – US President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is nearing a plea deal with US prosecutors to avoid a second criminal trial, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. It remains unclear if the deal will Read More

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Oil prices claw back some ground, but demand worries drag

09 September, 2018 9:15 am 9:15 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil on Friday clawed back some of its losses from the previous session when prices fell the most in a month, although worries that emerging market crises and trade disputes could dent demand continued to drag. Brent Read More

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Asian shares rise as China and US weigh fresh talks

09 September, 2018 8:12 am 8:12 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Asian shares nudged higher on Friday as moves by the United States and China to resolve a bitter trade dispute and a sharp interest rate hike in crisis-hit Turkey supported global risk appetite. MSCI’s broadest index of Read More

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As Trump embraces more tariffs, U.S. business readies public fight

09 September, 2018 10:52 am 10:52 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After months of waging a behind-the-scenes war against President Donald Trump’s trade tariffs that have escalated far beyond what business groups once imagined, more than 60 US industry groups are launching a coalition on Wednesday to take Read More

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Trump to target foreign meddling in US elections with sanctions order: sour...

09 September, 2018 10:27 am 10:27 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order as soon as Wednesday that will slap sanctions on any foreign companies or people who interfere in US elections, based on intelligence agency findings, two sources familiar with Read More

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North Korea’s Kim asks Trump for another meeting in new letter

09 September, 2018 9:15 am 9:15 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump received a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un asking for a second meeting and the White House is already looking at scheduling one, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Monday. Read More

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Trump administration to take tough stance against International Criminal Co...

09 September, 2018 9:12 am 9:12 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Monday will adopt an aggressive posture against the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague, threatening sanctions against its judges if they proceed with an investigation into alleged war crimes committed by Americans Read More

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Trump cuts $25 million in aid for Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals

09 September, 2018 8:19 am 8:19 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump has ordered that $25 million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid, a State Department official said . Trump called Read More

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Trump expecting ‘positive’ letter from North Korea’s Kim ...

09 September, 2018 8:40 am 8:40 am

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Friday a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which he believes will be positive, is on its way to him, a day after expressing fresh optimism Read More

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Trump’s Supreme Court nominee on track as Senate hearing ends

09 September, 2018 8:20 am 8:20 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s US Supreme Court pick,  appeared on track for Senate confirmation after a contentious four-day hearing in which he avoided any major stumbles even as Democrats tried to derail his nomination. Senate Majority Read More

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