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Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks

15 Jun 2019

DUBAI/WASHINGTON The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea. | Video

UPDATE 3-Mexico says no unlimited asylum, Trump confirms 'safe third country' plan

14 Jun 2019

MEXICO CITY/WASHINGTON, June 14 Mexico has not accepted that the United States send it an unlimited number of asylum seekers, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said, ahead of meetings with U.S. officials on Friday to determine the expansion of a controversial program.

Trump flaunts 'secret' migration deal already revealed by Mexico

12 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/MEXICO CITY U.S. President Donald Trump brandished a document on Tuesday confirming details of a regional asylum project agreed with Mexico to stave off threatened tariffs, saying the plan was "secret" even though Mexican officials had revealed much of it.

Trump publicly opposes using CIA informants against North Korea's Kim

12 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump took a public stance against the use of CIA informants to spy on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday, saying it would not happen on his watch and possibly taking away a valuable tool of the U.S. intelligence community. | Video

Trump insists there's more to Mexico migrant deal, waves document as proof

12 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted there was more to the migrant deal with Mexico announced over the weekend, even after Mexican officials unveiled new details of the agreement, and waved around a document that he said proved his point. | Video

Trump says United Tech, Raytheon deal may hurt competition

11 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump gave mixed signals Monday as to whether he believed the $121 billion merger of defense contractor Raytheon Co and United Technologies Corp should go forward, while the Pentagon indicated it would take a hard look at the deal.

Trump threatens more tariffs on Mexico over part of immigration deal

10 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday hinted more details were to come about a migration pact the United States signed with Mexico last week, saying another portion of the deal with Mexico would need to be ratified by Mexican lawmakers.

Got $50 million for a vacation? NASA to open space station to private citizens

08 Jun 2019

WASHINGTON/SEATTLE NASA will allow private citizens to stay at the International Space Station (ISS) for month-long getaways at a cost of about $35,000 per night, the U.S. space agency said on Friday. | Video

U.S. considers duties on countries that undervalue currency: Commerce Department

24 May 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commerce Department said on Thursday it was proposing a new rule to impose anti-subsidy duties on products from countries that undervalue their currencies against the dollar, another move that could slap higher tariffs on Chinese products.

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