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'Water coming your way', Trump warns during hurricane tour

Sep 19 2018

CONWAY, S.C. U.S. President Donald Trump warned South Carolina on Wednesday "water is coming your way" in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, as the death toll from the massive storm rose to at least 36 after two women were swept away in a sheriff's van. | Video

Poland suggests 'Fort Trump' as U.S. weighs military base

Sep 18 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States is considering a request from Poland for a permanent U.S. military presence in the fellow NATO country, acknowledging that he shares Poland's concerns about possible Russian aggression.

UPDATE 4-Trump slaps tariffs on $200 bln in Chinese goods, spares some consumer tech

Sep 17 2018

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 U.S. President Donald Trump escalated his trade war with China on Monday, imposing 10 percent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, but sparing smart watches from Apple and Fitbit and other consumer products such as bicycle helmets and baby car seats.

Trump readies tariffs on $200 billion more Chinese goods despite talks: source

Sep 14 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has directed aides to proceed with tariffs on about another $200 billion of Chinese goods, despite Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's attempts to restart trade talks with China, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday.

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

Sep 12 2018

WASHINGTON 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.

Senior Trump official describes resistance inside administration: NY Times Op-Ed

Sep 06 2018

WASHINGTON Many senior officials in President Donald Trump's administration have been working from within to frustrate parts of his agenda to protect the country from his worst impulses, an anonymous Trump official wrote in the New York Times on Wednesday. | Video

Obama, Meghan McCain rebuke absent Trump in tribute to fallen senator

Sep 02 2018

WASHINGTON Former U.S. presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush, once rivals of the late Senator John McCain, praised him in eulogies on Saturday and joined his daughter at a memorial service in subtle and not-so-subtle rebukes of President Donald Trump. | Video

USA wollen nach Mexiko rasch Handels-Einigung auch mit Kanada

Aug 28 2018

Washington Nach der vorläufigen Einigung mit Mexiko auf ein neues Handelsabkommen hat sich die US-Regierung zuversichtlich gezeigt, bis zum Wochenende auch mit Kanada eine Abmachung über die künftigen Handelsbeziehungen erreichen zu können.

Neuer Handels-Deal USA-Mexiko perfekt - Druck auf Kanada

Aug 28 2018

Washington/Mexiko-Stadt/Ottawa Nach monatelangem Ringen haben sich die USA und Mexiko auf ein neues Handelsabkommen geeinigt.

U.S., Mexico reach NAFTA deal, turn up pressure on Canada

Aug 28 2018

WASHINGTON The United States and Mexico agreed on Monday to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), putting pressure on Canada to agree to new terms on auto trade and dispute settlement rules to remain part of the three-nation pact. | Video

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