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26 Sep 2018 | 10:35 PM

Trump says he wants two-state solution for Mideast conflict

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he wanted a two-state solution to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the clearest expression yet of his administration's support for such an outcome.

25 Sep 2018 | 11:59 PM

Trump, Iran's Rouhani exchange threats, insults on U.N.'s world stage

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchanged taunts at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday with Trump vowing more sanctions against Tehran and Rouhani suggesting his American counterpart suffers from a "weakness of intellect."

21 Sep 2018 | 11:32 AM

At Las Vegas rally, Trump backs Kavanaugh, treads carefully around accusations

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump gave a full-throated endorsement to his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday and tip-toed carefully around the sexual assault accusations that are facing him.

14 Sep 2018 | 7:00 AM

U.S. expects some Israeli criticism of parts of coming Mideast plan - envoy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan, the U.S. envoy to the region said, even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favour of Israel.

13 Sep 2018 | 8:18 AM

Trump signs order to enable sanctions for U.S. election meddling

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Under fire over his handling of Russian election meddling, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday meant to strengthen election security by slapping sanctions on foreign countries or people who try to interfere in the U.S. political process.

12 Sep 2018 | 8:10 AM

U.S. voices concern on China's Muslim crackdown, sanctions weighed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Tuesday expressed deep concern over China's "worsening crackdown" on minority Muslims in the Xinjiang region, as the Trump administration considered sanctions against Chinese senior officials and companies linked to allegations of human rights abuses.

11 Sep 2018 | 11:59 AM

North Korea's Kim asks Trump for another meeting in 'very warm' letter

SEOUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump received a "very warm, very positive" letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un asking for a second meeting and the White House is looking at scheduling one, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Monday.

10 Sep 2018 | 5:14 PM

Trump administration takes aim at International Criminal Court, PLO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Monday threatened tough action against the International Criminal Court should it try to prosecute Americans for alleged war crimes in Afghanistan and said the PLO's office in Washington would be closed for seeking to punish Israel through the court.

8 Sep 2018 | 8:05 PM

Trump ups ante on China, threatens duties on nearly all its imports

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Friday he was ready to slap tariffs on virtually all Chinese imports into the United States, threatening duties on another $267 billion (£206.7 billion) of goods on top of $200 billion in imports primed for levies in coming days.

8 Sep 2018 | 5:39 AM

Trump expecting 'positive' letter from North Korea's Kim Jong Un soon

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday a letter from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, which he believes will be positive, is on its way to him, a day after expressing fresh optimism about a denuclearisation deal.

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