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Trump accuses Iran of secret nuclear enrichment, says sanctions to be cranked up "substantially"

10 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON/VIENNA President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and said U.S. sanctions would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting on Tehran's breach of a nuclear deal. | Video

U.S. Senator Warren proposes executive action on women of color pay gap

05 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, on Friday proposed a plan to help women of color get better wages and a path to the leadership positions they have been denied.

White House considering 'every option' for adding citizenship question to census

05 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON With a court deadline looming, the Trump administration is looking at "every option" as it seeks to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census, a White House spokesman said on Thursday. | Video

Trump critic Amash quits their Republican Party

04 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Representative Justin Amash, the first Republican in Congress to say President Donald Trump committed an impeachable offense, quit the Republican Party on Thursday with a blistering attack on politics that puts party over principle. | Video

'Help, 40 days here': Photos show migrants crammed into U.S. border facilities

03 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Government investigators warned of dangerous overcrowding at more migrant facilities on the southwest U.S. border, publishing photos on Tuesday of packed cells in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where some children have no access to showers or hot meals. | Video

U.S. Congress expands probe of White House personal email use

02 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON Top aides in President Donald Trump's White House, including his daughter Ivanka Trump and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, will come under increased scrutiny for their use of personal emails and other unofficial messaging to conduct government affairs, a congressional oversight chairman said on Monday.

U.S. Democratic candidates dump on Trump over North Korea meeting

30 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Sunday criticized President Donald Trump's latest overture to North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, saying the leaders' meeting lacked substance and elevated a ruthless dictator.

U.S. Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance

29 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris was forced to clarify her position on private health insurance again on Friday, an unwelcome distraction from a standout debate performance that her campaign said drew a surge of financial contributions.

U.S. Democrat Harris clarifies: she won't ban private health insurance

29 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris was forced to clarify her position on private health insurance again on Friday, an unwelcome distraction from a standout debate performance that her campaign said drew a surge of financial contributions.

Democrats: Trump comments give green light to foreign election meddling

14 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sources. | Video

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Iran denies its missile programme is up for negotiation

Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile programme, contradicting the chief U.S. diplomat and appearing to undercut President Donald Trump's statement that Washington had made progress on its disputes with Tehran.