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Factbox: Democratic presidential candidates on impeaching Donald Trump

14 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON Twelve Democrats hoping to replace Donald Trump in the White House hold their fourth debate on Tuesday just three weeks after an impeachment inquiry ensnared the Republican president in a pitched battle with Democrats in Congress.

Second whistleblower in Trump-Ukraine scandal comes forward: lawyer

07 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON A second whistleblower has come forward with first-hand knowledge of President Donald Trump's attempts to get the Ukrainian president to investigate a political rival, lawyers for the official said on Sunday. | Video

North Korea won't give up nuclear weapons: ex-Trump adviser Bolton

01 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON North Korea has no intention of giving up its nuclear weapons and Pyongyang benefits from stalling in its standoff with Washington, U.S. President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser John Bolton said in a speech on Monday. | Video

UPDATE 2-North Korea won't give up nuclear weapons -ex-Trump adviser Bolton

30 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 30 North Korea has no intention of giving up its nuclear weapons and Pyongyang benefits from stalling in its standoff with Washington, U.S. President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser John Bolton said in a speech on Monday.

Trump-Putin phone calls in U.S. Democrats' sights - Schiff

30 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON Congress is determined to get access to Donald Trump's calls with Russian President Vladimir Putin and other world leaders, the U.S. House Intelligence Committee's chairman said on Sunday, citing concerns that the Republican president may have jeopardized national security. | Video

Whistleblower report complains of White House cover-up on Trump-Ukraine scandal

27 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON A whistleblower report released on Thursday said President Donald Trump not only abused his office in attempting to solicit Ukraine's interference in the 2020 U.S. election for his political benefit, but that the White House tried to "lock down" evidence about that conduct. | Video

U.S. slaps sanctions on firms moving Venezuelan oil to Cuba

25 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday imposed sanctions on four maritime firms and vessels transporting Venezuelan oil to Cuba, amid an acute fuel scarcity in the island that is forcing people to line up for gasoline and public transport.

Trump rebuffs Kavanaugh impeachment calls after new sexual misconduct report

16 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats' calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report involving sexual misconduct allegations, encouraging Kavanaugh to sue for libel and suggesting the Justice Department could "rescue" him. | Video

U.S. won't rule out Trump-Rouhani meeting after blaming Iran for Saudi attacks

15 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON The White House on Sunday did not rule out a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, even after Washington accused Iran of being behind drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

U.S. won't rule out Trump-Rouhani meeting after blaming Iran for Saudi attacks

15 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON The White House on Sunday did not rule out a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, even after Washington accused Iran of being behind drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

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