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Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials

Trump puts sanctions on Iranian supreme leader, other top officials

06 June, 2019 8:43 am 8:43 am

WASHINGTON/RIYADH (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions on Monday, taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing of an unmanned American drone. With tensions running high between the two countries, Trump signed an executive order imposing … Read More



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Trump warned Tehran a US attack was imminent, called for talks: Iranian off...

06 June, 2019 4:52 pm 4:52 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from US President Donald Trump warning that a US attack on Iran was imminent but saying he was against war and wanted talks on a range of issues. News of the message, delivered through Oman overnight, came shortly after the … Read More



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Trump says Iran may have shot down US drone by mistake

06 June, 2019 12:03 am 12:03 am

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump played down Iran’s downing of a US military drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that “it would have made a big difference” to him if the remotely-controlled aircraft had been piloted. While the comments appeared to suggest Trump was not eager to … Read More



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Trump launches re-election campaign, presents himself as outsider, victim

06 June, 2019 9:19 am 9:19 am

ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump formally launched his 2020 re-election campaign on Tuesday by presenting himself as the same political insurgent who shook up the Washington establishment four years ago and who is now a victim of an attempted ouster by Democrats. At a packed rally at an arena in Orlando, Florida, Trump … Read More



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Israel moves to name Golan settlement after Trump

06 June, 2019 11:17 am 11:17 am

RAMAT (AP) –  The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet convened in this hamlet on Sunday to inaugurate a new settlement named after President Donald Trump in a gesture of appreciation … Read More



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Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, stoking fears of confrontation

06 June, 2019 9:17 pm 9:17 pm

DUBAI/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran’s denials, stoking fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route. Iran has dismissed earlier US charges that it was behind Thursday’s attacks that crippled two tankers. It has … Read More



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Trump, Macron, D-Day, veterans, 'fires of hell'

Trump, Macron honour D-Day veterans who fought through ‘fires of hell...

06 June, 2019 9:54 pm 9:54 pm

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (Reuters) – France will never forget the sacrifice of the Allied troops who liberated it from Nazi Germany, President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, the 75th anniversary of the D-Day operation that helped bring World War Two to an end. U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May joined Macron at … Read More



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Trump says always a chance of military action against Iran

06 June, 2019 9:57 pm 9:57 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said he was prepared to talk to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani but that there was always a chance of U.S. military action against the Islamic Republic. “So Iran is a place that was extremely hostile when I first came into office,” Trump told British television station ITV. “They … Read More



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Queen Elizabeth, Trump, world leaders, applaud, D-Day, veterans

‘Thank You’ – Queen Elizabeth and world leaders applaud D...

06 June, 2019 7:10 pm 7:10 pm

PORTSMOUTH, England (Reuters) – Queen Elizabeth was joined by world leaders including Donald Trump and Angela Merkel to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day, paying personal tribute to the veterans of the largest seaborne invasion in history which helped bring World War Two to an end. The queen, Prince Charles, presidents and prime ministers rose … Read More



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Donald Trump wades into Brexit crisis as he arrives for state visit

06 June, 2019 1:18 pm 1:18 pm

STANSTED, England (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a state visit, with his interventions on Brexit, outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May’s successor and a row over China’s Huawei set to overshadow the pomp and a banquet with Queen Elizabeth. Trump and his wife, Melania, will be treated to a … Read More



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Mexico urges Trump to back down on unfair tariff threat

05 May, 2019 11:39 pm 11:39 pm

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s president on Friday urged his US counterpart Donald Trump to back down from threats to impose tariffs on its exports to the United States, in a dispute over migration that could create a major economic shock for Mexico. Trump said he will introduce punitive tariffs on June 10 if Mexico … Read More



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Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting

05 May, 2019 9:15 am 9:15 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East. “I really believe that Iran would like to make a deal, and I think that’s very … Read More



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Trump blasts Pelosi cover-up accusation, balks on infrastructure

05 May, 2019 11:56 pm 11:56 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump fired back on Wednesday at US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up over the Mueller Russia investigation, saying at a hastily arranged White House appearance, “I don’t do cover-ups.” Visibly angered by Pelosi’s remarks, Trump also said he would not work with Democrats, … Read More



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Google suspends business with Huawei after Trump blacklist

05 May, 2019 1:38 pm 1:38 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended business with Huawei that requires the transfer of hardware, software and technical services except those publicly available via open source licensing, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Sunday, in a blow to the Chinese technology company that the U.S. government has sought to … Read More



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Trump threatens Iran in tweet as tension between two countries escalates

05 May, 2019 9:03 am 9:03 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US President Donald Trump threatened Iran in a tweet on Sunday, raising concerns about a potential US-Iran conflict at a time when tensions between Washington and Tehran have risen. “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again,” Trump said in a … Read More



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