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U.S. Senate hearing to confirm Trump pick Issa for trade post delayed by concern over FBI check

20 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee postponed a hearing on Thursday to consider former congressman Darrell Issa to lead the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, after Democrats accused the White House of withholding potentially compromising details in a background check.

U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in 'Tariff Man' Trump

19 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the negative economic impact of his trade policies.

U.S. trade groups urge Congress to rein in "Tariff Man" Trump

18 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 18 Nearly two dozen U.S. lobbying groups have joined forces to try to rein in U.S. President Donald Trump's power to unilaterally impose tariffs amid growing concern about the negative economic impact of his trade policies.

Pence upbeat that Congress will pass USMCA trade deal this year

18 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said he believed Congress would act to pass a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada free trade agreement this year, providing important momentum for the U.S. economy.

U.S. weighing best response to Saudi oil attacks - Pence

17 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday the United States was reviewing evidence that suggests Iran was behind the attacks on Saudi oil facilities and stands ready to defend its interests and allies in the Middle East.

U.S. weighing best response to Saudi oil attacks: Pence

17 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday the United States was reviewing evidence that suggests Iran was behind the attacks on Saudi oil facilities and stands ready to defend its interests and allies in the Middle East.

UPDATE 1-U.S. weighing best response to Saudi oil attacks - Pence

17 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday the United States was reviewing evidence that suggests Iran was behind the attacks on Saudi oil facilities and stands ready to defend its interests and allies in the Middle East.

Stand up to Beijing, Hong Kong singer tells U.S. lawmakers, companies

17 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Hong Kong singer and activist Denise Ho wants U.S. lawmakers and companies to criticize Beijing's actions in Hong Kong, to help change the Chinese Communist Party's behavior. | Video

Trade talks seen as unlikely to mend U.S.-China divide

17 Sep 2019

BEIJING/WASHINGTON U.S. and Chinese officials will restart trade talks at the end of this week, but any agreement the world's largest economies carve out is expected to be a superficial fix.

Exclusive: F-35 chief to run Lockheed aeronautindiaics as Evans undergoes medical treatment

16 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Greg Ulmer, head of Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter program, will temporarily lead the company's aeronautics division while its current chief, Michele Evans, undergoes treatment for a "significant" medical issue, Evans told employees on Monday.

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Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday, after attacks on Saudi oil sites which Riyadh and U.S officials blamed on Tehran.