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Lisa Lambert

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

West accuses 'pariah state' Russia of global hacking campaign

Oct 04 2018

LONDON/THE HAGUE/WASHINGTON Western countries issued coordinated denunciations of Russia on Thursday for running what they described as a global hacking campaign, targeting institutions from sports anti-doping bodies to a nuclear power company and the chemical weapons watchdog. | Video

Four Californian men charged with inciting violence at 2017 Charlottesville rally

Oct 03 2018

WASHINGTON Four Californian men described by prosecutors as members of a militant white supremacist group were arrested on Tuesday on charges of instigating violence during a white nationalist rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Virginia, last year. | Video

Republican senator asks FTC to examine Google ads

Aug 30 2018

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch on Thursday asked the Federal Trade Commission to rekindle an antitrust investigation of Alphabet Inc's Google, and President Donald Trump vowed to fight what he called political censorship by social media companies.

Trump accuses social media firms of 'silencing millions'

Aug 24 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump accused social media companies on Friday of silencing "millions of people" in an act of censorship, but without offering evidence to support the claim. | Video

U.S. sanctions on Russia tied to UK attack to take effect Monday

Aug 24 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. sanctions against Russia tied to a nerve agent attack in Britain, which were announced earlier this month, will come into effect on Monday, the U.S. government said on Friday, adding to the array of economic penalties it has imposed on Moscow in recent years.

Trump geht nach juristischen Schlappen zum Gegenangriff über

Aug 22 2018

Washington US-Präsident Donald Trump ist nach Rückschlägen durch Gerichtsverfahren zweier Ex-Mitarbeiter in die Gegenoffensive gegangen.

Erdogan tells Turks to buy crumbling lira as Trump turns the screws

Aug 10 2018

ISTANBUL/WASHINGTON President Tayyip Erdogan told Turks on Friday to sell their gold and U.S. dollars to support the country's currency which plunged after U.S. President Donald Trump escalated a feud with NATO ally Turkey by doubling tariffs on metals imports. | Video

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