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'Witch Hunt': Trump commutes longtime adviser Roger Stone's prison sentence

12 Jul 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone, sparing him from prison after he was convicted of lying under oath to lawmakers investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. | Video

U.S. probing tire imports from South Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam

24 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it had opened investigations into vehicle tire imports from South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam to determine whether the tires are being sold at less than fair value.

Trump to sign police reform executive order on Tuesday

16 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday that will seek to improve how police officers treat African Americans and others by improving credentialing, training and mental health resources, administration officials said.

Washington, D.C., mayor imposes coronavirus curbs on bars, restaurants

17 Mar 2020

WASHINGTON Washington, D.C.'s mayor on Monday announced new restrictions on businesses, including tough curbs on bars and restaurants, as part of the U.S. capital's response to the coronavirus outbreak.

UPDATE 2-Washington, D.C., mayor imposes coronavirus curbs on bars, restaurants

17 Mar 2020

WASHINGTON, March 16 Washington, D.C.'s mayor on Monday announced new restrictions on businesses, including tough curbs on bars and restaurants, as part of the U.S. capital's response to the coronavirus outbreak.

Two more U.S. evacuation planes leave coronavirus epicentre Wuhan

07 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON Two planes with about 300 passengers, mostly U.S. citizens, took off from the Chinese city of Wuhan on Thursday bound for the United States -- the third group of evacuees from the heart of the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. State Department said.

Two more U.S. evacuation planes leave coronavirus epicenter Wuhan

07 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON Two planes with about 300 passengers, mostly U.S. citizens, took off from the Chinese city of Wuhan on Thursday bound for the United States -- the third group of evacuees from the heart of the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. State Department said.

Two more U.S. evacuation planes leave coronavirus epicenter Wuhan

07 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON Two planes with about 300 passengers, mostly U.S. citizens, took off from the Chinese city of Wuhan on Thursday bound for the United States -- the third group of evacuees from the heart of the coronavirus outbreak, the U.S. State Department said.

'Denial of justice': Britain rebukes U.S. for not giving up diplomat's wife

24 Jan 2020

LONDON/WASHINGTON Britain criticised the United States on Friday for refusing to extradite a U.S. diplomat's wife who was involved in a car crash that killed a British teenager, saying it amounted to a "denial of justice". | Video

Chinese national pleads guilty in U.S. court to stealing Phillips 66 trade secrets

13 Nov 2019

WASHINGTON A Chinese national pleaded guilty on Tuesday to stealing trade secrets from U.S. petroleum company Phillips 66 , where he worked on the research and development of next generation battery technologies, the U.S. Justice Department said.

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