Patricia Zengerle

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22 Mar 2018 | 10:07 AM

Measure to limit Palestinian aid over 'martyr payments' due to pass U.S. Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to sharply reduce the annual $300 million (£211.8 million) in U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority unless it take steps to stop making what lawmakers described as payments that reward violent crime is set to be passed by the U.S. Congress this week as part of a major spending bill unveiled on Wednesday.

14 Mar 2018 | 11:11 AM

U.S. House Democrats vow to continue Russia probe, issue own report

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday they would keep investigating Russia and the 2016 U.S. election, despite a decision by Republicans on the panel to shut down the probe.

13 Mar 2018 | 10:30 AM

U.S. Republicans shut down House Russia probe over Democratic objections

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Intelligence Committee Republicans said on Monday the panel had finished investigating Russia and the 2016 U.S. election, and found no collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow's efforts to influence the vote.

7 Mar 2018 | 1:00 AM

Top U.S. intel official says White House actively engaged on election security

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. intelligence official said on Tuesday President Donald Trump's administration is "actively engaged" in efforts to prevent Russian efforts to influence the November U.S. midterm elections, even as he warned of Moscow's continuing "malign activities."

1 Mar 2018 | 11:50 PM

Trump cyber nominee - Russia, China don't expect 'much' U.S. response to cyber attacks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Lieutenant General Paul Nakasone, President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the U.S. cyber command, said on Thursday he did not think Russia, China and other countries expected much of a response from the United States to cyber attacks.

1 Mar 2018 | 4:10 PM

China angered with U.S.-Taiwan travel bill, adding to tensions

BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China expressed anger on Thursday after the U.S. Senate passed a bill promoting closer U.S. ties with Taiwan, but the step drew praise from the self-ruled island which pledged to deepen cooperation.

1 Mar 2018 | 7:23 AM

Senators will try to pull U.S. from Yemen war

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers unveiled plans on Wednesday to use a decades-old law to force a Senate vote on whether to pull the country out of a foreign conflict, in this case the civil war in Yemen.

25 Feb 2018 | 8:32 AM

U.S. Democrats' memo charges Republicans trying to undermine Russia probes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Democratic minority on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee on Saturday released a response to Republican charges that the FBI and Justice Department have abused the law in their investigation of possible ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.

17 Feb 2018 | 6:40 AM

'Sinister and systematic attack' by Russians prompts U.S. Congress calls for action

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Republicans and Democrats both called for concerted action to combat foreign interference in U.S. elections after Special Counsel Robert Mueller announced indictments of Russians for meddling in the 2016 U.S. campaign on Friday.

14 Feb 2018 | 11:36 PM

U.S. Democrat hopes to resolve Russia memo issues 'very soon'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top Democrat on the U.S. House Intelligence Committee said on Wednesday the White House and FBI wanted too much information kept from the public in a still-secret Democratic memo related to probes of Russian influence in the 2016 U.S. election.