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In broadside against China, Trump moves toward ending Hong Kong privileges

9:54am IST

WASHINGTON/HONG KONG President Donald Trump on Friday ordered his administration to begin the process of eliminating special U.S. treatment for Hong Kong to punish China, but stopped short of calling an immediate end to privileges that have helped the territory remain a global financial center. | Video

Trump cutting U.S. ties with World Health Organization over virus

7:43am IST

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS The United States will end its relationship with the World Health Organization over the body's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday, accusing the U.N. agency of becoming a puppet of China. | Video

Trump backpedals after 'shooting' threat to Minneapolis rioters

7:13am IST

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday tried to walk back a Twitter threat to respond with deadly force to three days of violent protests in Minneapolis over the police killing of an unarmed black man. | Video

Trump says terminating US relationship with World Health Organization over virus

1:07am IST

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS, May 29 U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he is terminating the U.S. relationship with the World Health Organization over its handling of the coronavirus, saying the WHO had essentially become a puppet organization of China.

Explainer: Emerging get-tough consensus among Trump's China advisers tested by Hong Kong debate

25 May 2020

WASHINGTON Long divided between those pushing for a hardline stance and others advocating cautious engagement, President Donald Trump’s China advisers - under the shadow of the coronavirus crisis - appear to have moved closer together on a tougher approach to Beijing.

Trump plays golf for first time since declaring coronavirus a national emergency

24 May 2020

STERLING, Va. U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday went on his first golf outing since the White House declared a national emergency over the coronavirus in March, visiting his club in the Washington suburbs in a purposeful display of normalcy.

Trump makes first golf outing since pandemic broke out

23 May 2020

STERLING, Va., May 23 U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday went on his first golf outing since the coronavirus pandemic broke out, visiting his club in the Washington suburbs in a purposeful display of normalcy.

China set to impose new Hong Kong security law, Trump warns of strong U.S. reaction

22 May 2020

HONG KONG/BEIJING/WASHINGTON China is set to impose new national security legislation on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest, a Chinese official said on Thursday, drawing a warning from President Donald Trump that Washington would react "very strongly" against the attempt to gain more control over the former British colony. | Video

U.S. to pull out of Open Skies treaty, Trump's latest treaty withdrawal

22 May 2020

WASHINGTON The United States said on Thursday it would withdraw from the 35-nation Open Skies treaty allowing unarmed surveillance flights over member countries, the Trump administration's latest move to pull the country out of a major global treaty. | Video

Trump defends his use of unproven treatment as prevention against coronavirus

20 May 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended taking a prescription malaria drug to try to ward off the novel coronavirus despite medical warnings about its use. | Video

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