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Trump says NATO is obsolete but still 'very important to me' Jan 16 2017

LONDON U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said NATO was obsolete because it had not defended against terror attacks, but that the military alliance was still very important to him, The Times of London reported.

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Trump threatens German carmakers with 35 percent U.S. import tariff

FRANKFURT/BERLIN U.S President-elect Donald Trump warned German car companies he would impose a border tax of 35 percent on vehicles imported to the U.S. market, a plan that drew sharp rebukes from Berlin and hit the automakers' shares. | Video

Election 2016 Jan 16 2017

Kerry says it's inappropriate for Trump to step into German politics

LONDON U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday it was "inappropriate" for Donald Trump to brand German Chancellor Angela Merkel's refugee policy "a catastrophic mistake".

Election 2016, World Jan 16 2017

Trump says Brexit to be 'a great thing', wants quick trade deal with UK

LONDON U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said that Brexit would turn out to be a great thing and other countries would follow Britain out of the European Union but promised to strike a swift bilateral trade deal with the United Kingdom.

World, Election 2016 Jan 15 2017

Biden calls for Russia sanctions to stay as Trump moots deal

KIEV Outgoing U.S. Vice President Joe Biden called on Monday for sanctions on Russia to stay, urging the world to stand up to its "coercion and aggression" after President-elect Donald Trump mooted ending the measures under a possible deal with Moscow. | Video

World, Election 2016, Russia Jan 16 2017