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Lisa Lambert

Trump says GM shift to electric vehicles is 'not going to work'

Dec 13 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Thursday said General Motors Co's decision to shift much of its focus to electric vehicles will not succeed, and he asserted a new trade deal will make it harder for the company to move work to other countries.

Trump upbeat on China talks; aides downplay Huawei arrest friction

Dec 07 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday sounded an optimistic note about trade negotiations with China as two of his top economic advisers downplayed friction from the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies.

Trump praises China talks; aides downplay friction over Huawei arrest

Dec 07 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday sounded an optimistic note about trade negotiations with China as two of his top economic and trade advisers downplayed friction from the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies.

Trump praises China talks; aides downplay friction over Huawei arrest

Dec 07 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 7 U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday sounded an optimistic note about trade negotiations with China as two of his top economic and trade advisers downplayed friction from the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei Technologies.

Former Justice Dept worker pleads guilty over lying about lobbying related to 1MDB scandal

Nov 30 2018

WASHINGTON A former Justice Department employee on Friday pleaded guilty to conspiring to deceive U.S. banks about millions of dollars in foreign lobbying funds, after he facilitated financing a lobbying campaign related to the U.S. investigation into the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) scandal.

Special counsel protection bill stalls in U.S. Senate, Flake starts protest

Nov 28 2018

WASHINGTON Legislation to protect the special counsel's office probe into possible Russian election interference stalled in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, spurring Republican Senator Jeff Flake to make good on his threat of opposing judicial nominations until the bill moves forward. | Video

Two decades after brutal killing, Matthew Shepard to be laid to rest

Oct 26 2018

WASHINGTON Two decades after Matthew Shepard was kidnapped and killed, turning him into an inspirational symbol for the fight against violence targeting gay people, his remains will be interred on Friday at the Washington National Cathedral. | Video

Two decades after brutal killing, Matthew Shepard to be laid to rest

Oct 25 2018

WASHINGTON, Oct 25 Two decades after Matthew Shepard was kidnapped and killed, turning him into an inspirational symbol for the fight against violence targeting gay people, his remains will be interred on Friday at the Washington National Cathedral. https://cathedral.org/press-room/matthew-shepard-to-be-interred-at-washington-national-cathedral/

Trump says China not ready to reach trade deal, repeats threat of more tariffs

Oct 10 2018

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday repeated his threat to slap tariffs on an additional $267 billion of Chinese imports if Beijing retaliates for the recent levies and other measures the United States has imposed in an escalating trade war between the economic giants. | Video

U.S. indicts Russians in hacking of nuclear company Westinghouse

Oct 04 2018

WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday charged seven Russian intelligence officers with conspiring to hack computers and steal data from the nuclear energy company Westinghouse Electric Co as well as anti-doping watchdogs, sporting federations and an international agency probing the use of chemical weapons. | Video

World News

U.S. Senate hands Trump historic rebuke on Saudi Arabia

The U.S. Senate delivered a rare double rebuke to President Donald Trump on Saudi Arabia on Thursday, voting to end U.S. military support for the war in Yemen and blame the Saudi crown prince for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.