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Trump is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

09 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the United States. | Video

RPT-UPDATE 1-Trump says he is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

08 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 8 U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the United States.

Trump says he is confident Mexico will enforce new immigration deal

08 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON, June 8 U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday predicted Mexico would strongly enforce a new deal under which it agreed to expand a controversial asylum program and boost security on its southern border to stem Central American migrants trying to reach the United States.

U.S. State Department misses deadline to explain Iran arms control report - aide

24 May 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department failed to meet a deadline on Thursday to provide information to three congressional committee chairmen looking into whether an annual arms control report slanted and politicized assessments about Iran, a congressional aide said.

Corrected: Trade frictions raise questions about China's fentanyl promise

11 May 2019

WASHINGTON China has pledged to stem a flood of the synthetic opioid fentanyl onto America's streets, where it kills thousands of people a month, but U.S. security experts are skeptical about whether Beijing is willing, or even able, to follow through.

Trump slaps new U.S. sanctions on Iran's metals industry

09 May 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the Islamic Republic's export revenues from its industrial metals sector, and vowed to keep squeezing Tehran unless it "fundamentally alters" its policies. | Video

U.S. cracks down on Iran uranium production, nuclear plant

04 May 2019

WASHINGTON The United States acted on Friday to force Iran to stop producing low-enriched uranium and expanding its only nuclear power plant, intensifying a campaign aimed at halting Tehran's ballistic missile programme and curbing its regional power.

U.S. House panel seeks Justice Department probe of Trump backer Prince

01 May 2019

WASHINGTON A U.S. congressional committee on Tuesday formally asked the Justice Department to investigate Trump backer Erik Prince for possible crimes, charging he made repeated false statements under oath to U.S. lawmakers probing Russia's 2016 election interference.

Pompeo aims to lift State Department morale with 'ethos' statement

27 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, hoping to boost workforce morale, unveiled an "ethos" statement on Friday that some former officials viewed with skepticism, partly because an early draft had language they saw as an admonition not to leak to the media.

Corrected: U.S. accelerates plan to drastically downsize Kabul embassy - sources

27 Apr 2019

(This April 25 story has been refiled to restore dropped last line) | Video

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