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Trump signs directive in move to create a U.S. Space Force

Posted on Wednesday, 20 February 2019 02:05 PM | No Comments
(REUTERS) U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday (February 19) took a step towards creating a U.S. Space Force, a new branch of the military dedicated to handling threats in space....

Trump calls for end to political stalemate

Posted on Wednesday, 6 February 2019 11:59 AM | No Comments
The early portion of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech on Tuesday (February 5) was aimed at offering to create a spirit of compromise. “I stand here ready to...

North Korea deemed ‘extraordinary threat’ in Trump missile defense review

Posted on Friday, 18 January 2019 10:21 AM | No Comments
U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled a revamped U.S. missile defense strategy on Thursday (January 17) that singles out North Korea as an ongoing and “extraordinary threat,” seven months after he...

Trump threatens years-long government shutdown, emergency powers to build wall

Posted on Saturday, 5 January 2019 09:48 AM | No Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump threatened to keep the U.S. government partially shut for months or years on Friday after he and Democratic leaders failed to resolve their dispute...

Trump says ‘big progress’ on possible China trade deal

Posted on Sunday, 30 December 2018 06:51 PM | No Comments
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter that he had a “long and very good call” with Chinese President Xi Jinping and that a possible trade deal...

Pentagon chief Mattis quits, citing policy differences with Trump

Posted on Friday, 21 December 2018 07:48 AM | No Comments
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, a retired Marine Corps general who was known as a stabilizing force in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, will leave his job at the end of February,...

Trump releases video announcing troop withdrawal from Syria

Posted on Thursday, 20 December 2018 10:30 AM | No Comments
  U.S. President Donald Trump overrode his top national security aides, blindsided U.S. ground commanders, and stunned lawmakers and allies with his order on Wednesday (December 19) for U.S. troops...

U.S. says March 1 ‘hard deadline’ for trade deal with China

Posted on Monday, 10 December 2018 07:00 AM | No Comments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S.-China trade negotiations need to reach a successful end by March 1 or new tariffs will be imposed, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said on Sunday, clarifying...

U.S., China agree on trade war ceasefire after Trump, Xi summit

Posted on Monday, 3 December 2018 07:28 AM | No Comments
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – China and the United States agreed to a ceasefire in their bitter trade war on Saturday after high-stakes talks in Argentina between U.S. President Donald Trump...

CNN sues White House over revoked credentials of correspondent

Posted on Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:36 AM | No Comments
  CNN filed a lawsuit on Tuesday (November 13) against the Trump administration over the revocation of press credentials for White House correspondent Jim Acosta, whose questions and reporting have been a...