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David Alexander

U.S. says China spy charged with trying to steal aviation secrets

Oct 11 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department said on Wednesday it had arrested and indicted a spy for China's Ministry of State Security on charges of economic espionage and attempting to steal trade secrets from several U.S. aviation and aerospace companies.

U.S. associate of indicted Russian pleads guilty, to cooperate with Mueller

Aug 31 2018

An American who is the business partner of a Russian national accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller of having ties to Russian intelligence pleaded guilty on Friday to unregistered lobbying for a pro-Kremlin political party in Ukraine.

Democrats sue Russia, Trump campaign for alleged 2016 election conspiracy

Apr 21 2018

WASHINGTON The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. | Video

U.S. bans transactions with Venezuela's digital currency

Mar 19 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order barring any U.S.-based financial transactions involving Venezuela's new petro cryptocurrency, as U.S. officials warned that it was a "scam" by President Nicolas Maduro's government to further undermine democracy in the OPEC country.

U.S. imposes more North Korea sanctions; urges China, Russia expulsions

Jan 25 2018

WASHINGTON The United States announced new sanctions on Wednesday aimed at stopping North Korea's nuclear weapons development and urged China and Russia to expel North Koreans raising funds for the programs.

Trump says U.S. Senate candidate Moore should leave race if allegations true

Nov 16 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump finds the sexual misconduct allegations against U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore "troubling" and thinks he should leave the race if they are true, the White House said on Thursday, as party leaders in Alabama stood by their nominee. | Video

Trump blames fellow Republican leaders for debt ceiling 'mess'

Aug 24 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump picked a new fight on Thursday with his fellow Republicans, saying congressional leaders could have avoided a "mess" over raising the U.S. debt ceiling if they had taken his advice. | Video

Clinton, in book, says Trump's debate stalking made her skin crawl

Aug 23 2017

WASHINGTON Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says in her new book that Donald Trump made her skin crawl by stalking her around the stage in a campaign debate and she wonders if she should have told him to "back up, you creep." | Video

Trump Jr., Kushner, Manafort to appear before U.S. Senate

Jul 19 2017

By Eric Beech, Patricia Zengerle, David Alexander and Jeff Mason

One more Republican defection would doom Senate healthcare bill

Jul 15 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump turned up the heat on Friday on fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate to pass a bill dismantling the Obamacare law, but with their retooled healthcare plan drawing fire within the party even one more defection would doom it.

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