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Trump, Obama tout clashing visions of U.S. as elections near

Posted on Monday, 5 November 2018 08:44 AM | No Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Barack Obama made dueling election appearances on Sunday, offering sharply different views on the country’s problems but agreeing on the high stakes...

Bomb threat greeted with skepticism by New Yorkers

Posted on Thursday, 25 October 2018 09:57 AM | No Comments
  In speaking to Reuters, New Yorkers took in stride the events in their city Wednesday (October 24) after police intercepted suspected bombs mailed to former U.S. President Barack Obama, former presidential...

Obama warns of dangers of ‘strongman politics’

Posted on Wednesday, 18 July 2018 11:24 AM | No Comments
  Former United States President Barack Obama warned of the dangers of the rising influence of “strongman politics” on Tuesday (July 17). Speaking at the 16th Nelson Mandela annual lecture...

5 former U.S. presidents share stage in a benefit concert for hurricane victims

Posted on Monday, 23 October 2017 06:37 PM | No Comments
Five former U.S. presidents, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama held a concert at Texas A&M University benefiting hurricane relief efforts in College...

U.S. orders expulsion of 15 Cuban diplomats

Posted on Wednesday, 4 October 2017 07:42 PM | No Comments
The Trump administration on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of 15 diplomats from Cuba’s embassy in Washington following last week’s U.S. move to pull more than half of its own diplomats...

Republicans fail again to kill off Obamacare in US Senate

Posted on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 09:28 PM | No Comments
For the second time in two months in a serious defeat for President Donald Trump’s domestic agenda, the Republicans failed in their attempt to kill the controversial “Obamacare.” “Well, today...

Russia, after U.S. meeting on diplomatic row, says ready to retaliate

Posted on Tuesday, 18 July 2017 04:04 PM | No Comments
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday Moscow reserved the right to take retaliatory measures against the United States after a meeting in Washington ended without a deal...

Trump claims Obama wiretapped him during campaign; Obama refutes it

Posted on Sunday, 5 March 2017 10:23 PM | No Comments
U.S. President Donald Trump accused predecessor Barack Obama on Saturday of wiretapping him during the late stages of the 2016 election campaign, but offered no evidence for an allegation which...

After U.S. exit, Asian nations try to save TPP trade deal

Posted on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 07:53 PM | No Comments
Australia and New Zealand said on Tuesday they hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after U.S. President...

Trump pulls U.S. out of Pacific trade deal, loosening Asia ties

Posted on Tuesday, 24 January 2017 10:29 AM | No Comments
U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies, as China’s influence in the region rises....