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U.S. slaps sanctions on firms moving Venezuelan oil to Cuba

Sep 24 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury Department on Tuesday imposed sanctions on four maritime firms and vessels transporting Venezuelan oil to Cuba, amid an acute fuel scarcity in the island that is forcing people to line up for gasoline and public transport.

Trump rebuffs Kavanaugh impeachment calls after new sexual misconduct report

Sep 15 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats' calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report involving sexual misconduct allegations, encouraging Kavanaugh to sue for libel and suggesting the Justice Department could "rescue" him. | Video

U.S. won't rule out Trump-Rouhani meeting after blaming Iran for Saudi attacks

Sep 15 2019

WASHINGTON The White House on Sunday did not rule out a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, even after Washington accused Iran of being behind drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

U.S. won't rule out Trump-Rouhani meeting after blaming Iran for Saudi attacks

Sep 15 2019

WASHINGTON The White House on Sunday did not rule out a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, even after Washington accused Iran of being behind drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

U.S. won't rule out Trump-Rouhani meeting after blaming Iran for Saudi attacks

Sep 15 2019

WASHINGTON The White House on Sunday did not rule out a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, even after Washington accused Iran of being behind drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

UPDATE 1-U.S. won't rule out Trump-Rouhani meeting after blaming Iran for Saudi attacks

Sep 15 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 The White House on Sunday did not rule out a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, even after Washington accused Iran of being behind drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

White House does not rule out Trump-Rouhani meeting after Saudi attacks

Sep 15 2019

WASHINGTON, Sept 15 The White House on Sunday did not rule out a potential meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, even after Washington accused Iran of being behind drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

More Americans will die after Trump abruptly ends Afghan talks, Taliban say

Sep 09 2019

KABUL/WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's decision to cancel Afghan peace talks will cost more American lives, the Taliban said on Sunday while the United States promised to keep up military pressure on the militants, in a stunning reversal of efforts to forge a deal ending nearly 20 years of war in Afghanistan. | Video

Afghan peace talks dead, U.S. to keep pressure on Taliban - Pompeo

Sep 08 2019

WASHINGTON Talks on bringing peace to Afghanistan are on hold and the United States will keep pressuring Taliban militants for significant commitments while providing military support to Afghan troops, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.

Afghan peace talks dead, U.S. to keep pressure on Taliban: Pompeo

Sep 08 2019

WASHINGTON Talks on bringing peace to Afghanistan are on hold and the United States will keep pressuring Taliban militants for significant commitments while providing military support to Afghan troops, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.

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