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Mnuchin says U.S. still pursuing 'maximum pressure' against Iran

12 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON The United States is still pursuing its campaign of "maximum pressure" against Iran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Thursday, even after President Donald Trump parted ways with his hard-line national security adviser John Bolton.

White House adviser plays down expectations for U.S.-China talks

11 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON A senior White House adviser tamped down expectations on Tuesday for the next rounds of U.S.-China trade talks, urging investors, businesses and the public to be patient about resolving the two-year trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-White House adviser plays down expectations for U.S.-China talks

11 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 10 A senior White House adviser tamped down expectations on Tuesday for the next rounds of U.S.-China trade talks, urging investors, businesses and the public to be patient about resolving the two-year trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.

U.S. Treasury chief sees positive year for economy as China talks loom

09 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said he did not see the threat of a recession as the Trump administration seeks to revive trade negotiations with China, adding that he expected a positive year ahead for the U.S. economy. | Video

U.S. Rep. Tlaib rejects West Bank visit, citing Israel's 'oppressive conditions'

17 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib on Friday rejected an offer by Israel to let her travel to the West Bank, the latest twist in a dispute drawing Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu together against U.S. Democrats ahead of elections in both countries. | Video

Trump officials see no Chinese concessions for tariff delays amid market rout

15 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON China made no trade concessions after U.S. President Donald Trump postponed 10% tariffs on over $150 billion worth of Chinese imports, senior U.S. officials said on Wednesday, adding that talks aimed at resolving the trade fight would continue and markets should be patient.

Trump dismisses fears of long-lasting trade war; China sees severe global impact

07 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON/BEIJING/SHANGHAI U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed fears of a protracted trade war with China on Tuesday despite a warning from Beijing that labeling it a currency manipulator would have severe consequences for the global financial order. | Video

Trump vows to help farmers as China halts U.S. agricultural purchases

07 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to protect American farmers against China by signalling to provide further aid if needed, a day after Chinese firms stopped agricultural purchases and Beijing threatened more tariffs on U.S. farm products.

Trump vows to help farmers as China halts U.S. agricultural purchases

07 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday vowed to protect American farmers against China by signalling to provide further aid if needed, a day after Chinese firms stopped agricultural purchases and Beijing threatened more tariffs on U.S. farm products.

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