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FBI opened probe into whether Trump working for Russians

Jan 12, 2019 - 11:40 AM

(UPDATED) The investigation – a dual counterintelligence and criminal probe – was launched after the president fired FBI director James Comey in May 2017, the New York Times reports

PROBED. US President Donald Trump during a meeting on border security in the Cabinet Room of the White House January 11, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP

Trump slams 'disgraceful' Democrat's profane impeachment vow

Jan 05, 2019 - 9:38 AM

Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib kicked off her term with an expletive-laced vow to impeach Donald Trump, earning a chiding from the president.

SWORN IN. In this file photo taken on January 3, 2019, US House Representative Rashida Tlaib participates in a ceremonial swearing-in at the start of the 116th Congress at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Photo by Saul Loeb / AFP

China, Russia denounce 'blackmail' as rift with U.S. exposed at UN

Sep 29, 2018 - 10:19 AM

The United States' relations with China and Russia continue to plummet amid President Donald Trump's accusations against the two countries

Ex-Trump aide paid European politicians for Ukraine lobby

Feb 24, 2018 - 10:47 AM

The indictment says Paul Manafort retained the so-called Hapsburg Group of onetime politicians to 'take positions favorable to Ukraine, including by lobbying the United States'

INDICTED. In this file photo taken on December 11, 2017 former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort leaves Federal Court in Washington, DC. Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP

White House reforms security clearances to address scandal

Feb 17, 2018 - 4:44 PM

Chief of Staff John Kelly proposed a series of tweaks intended to limit temporary security clearances, but which also seemed designed to draw a line under the Rob Porter scandal.

KELLY. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly attends a meeting in the State Dining Room of the White House on February 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. Photo by Mandel Ngan / AFP

Trump warned not to do Duterte fist pump in Manila

Nov 12, 2017 - 12:13 PM

Critics warn Trump that the gesture has come to represent the brutalities of Duterte's drug war, which has claimed thousands of lives

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Nov 10, 2017 - 3:01 PM

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Trump says end of ISIS caliphate 'in sight' after Raqa's fall

Oct 22, 2017 - 1:14 AM

The declaration comes 4 days after US-backed Kurdish-led forces recaptured Raqa, the last major stronghold of ISIS in Syria

RECAPTURED. Fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) walk down a street in Raqa past destroyed vehicles and heavily damaged buildings on October 20, 2017, after a Kurdish-led force expelled Islamic State (IS) group fighters from the northern Syrian city, formerly their "capital". Photo by Bulent Kilic/AFP

Trump vows he won't let China 'do nothing' on North Korea

Jul 30, 2017 - 2:26 PM

I am very disappointed in China Our foolish past leaders have allowed them to make hundreds of billions of dollars a year in trade yet they do NOTHING for us with North Korea just talk Trump writes

LIFTOFF. People watch as coverage relating to an ICBM missile test is displayed on a screen in a public square in Pyongyang on July 29, 2017. Photo by Kim Won-Jin / AFP

Trump versus the rest as violent G20 wraps up

Jul 08, 2017 - 6:50 PM

US President Donald Trump remains at loggerheads with fellow leaders over climate change as the most fractious and violent G20 summit to date drew to a close ahead of fresh mass protests

ON FIRE. Protesters have set barricades alight on July 7, 2017 in Hamburg, northern Germany, where leaders of the world's top economies gather for a G20 summit. Photo by Markus Scholz / dpa / AFP

Trump eyes swift UK trade deal, says state visit to go ahead

Jul 08, 2017 - 4:30 PM

US President Donald Trump says his controversial state visit to Britain will go ahead adding that he was hoping for a very powerful trade deal with London very very quickly

U.S. suspends fast-track processing for highly skilled H-1B visa

Mar 05, 2017 - 9:27 AM

The visa is often used by tech firms to recruit foreign skilled workers

SUSPENSION. The H-1B visa, used by tech firms to recruit foreign workers is suspended for 6 months.