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No evidence for Trump claim on 'terrorists' - government sources

12 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that U.S. authorities had "caught 10 terrorists," citing it as a reason for why the United States should build a wall on its Mexican border, but four government sources said there was no recent evidence of terrorism suspects being caught along the border.

No evidence for Trump claim on 'terrorists' - government sources

12 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that U.S. authorities had "caught 10 terrorists," citing it as a reason for why the United States should build a wall on its Mexican border, but four government sources said there was no recent evidence of terrorism suspects being caught along the border.

Trump calls for end to Mueller probe despite Russian campaign bid findings

09 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday renewed his call to end a federal probe into Russian election meddling, describing the investigation as a "witch hunt" a day after U.S. prosecutors detailed a previously unknown attempt by a Russian to help his 2016 presidential election campaign. | Video

Russia must scrap or alter missiles U.S. says violate arms treaty

07 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON Russia must scrap its 9M729 nuclear-capable cruise missiles and launchers or modify the weapons' range to return to compliance with a key Cold War-era arms control treaty and avert a U.S. pullout from the pact, a senior U.S. official said Thursday.

Russia must scrap or alter missiles U.S. says violate arms treaty

07 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON Russia must scrap its 9M729 nuclear-capable cruise missiles and launchers or modify the weapons' range to return to compliance with a key Cold War-era arms control treaty and avert a U.S. pullout from the pact, a senior U.S. official said Thursday.

Clooney foundation launches global effort to monitor court trials

05 Dec 2018

WASHINGTON A justice foundation created by George and Amal Clooney is set to announce on Wednesday a global initiative called TrialWatch to monitor court trials where there is a risk of abuse and to rank countries' judicial systems.

Trump envoy urges Russia help free journalist Austin Tice held in Syria

14 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON A Trump administration envoy on Tuesday urged Syria's ally Russia to push for the release of Austin Tice, an American freelance journalist kidnapped in Syria six years ago.

Trump envoy urges Russia help free journalist Austin Tice held in Syria

14 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON, Nov 13 A Trump administration envoy on Tuesday urged Syria's ally Russia to push for the release of Austin Tice, an American freelance journalist kidnapped in Syria six years ago.

Senate Democrats weigh lawsuit over Trump Justice Department appointment

10 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Democrats are considering legal action over President Donald Trump's appointment of a new acting attorney general, congressional sources said on Friday, as some outside experts called the move unconstitutional. | Video

Exclusive: Khashoggi murder further complicates 'Arab NATO' plan - U.S. sources

08 Nov 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's strategy to contain Iranian power in the Middle East by forging Arab allies into a U.S.-backed security alliance was in trouble even before the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Now, three U.S. sources said, the plan faces fresh complications.

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