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In major shift, Trump says time for U.S. to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan

3:11am EDT

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday it was time to recognize Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights that Israel seized from Syria in 1967, marking a dramatic shift in U.S. policy and giving a boost to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the middle of his re-election campaign. | Video

Trump says tariffs on Chinese goods may stay for 'substantial period'

Mar 20 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that the United States may leave tariffs on Chinese goods for a "substantial period" to ensure that Beijing complies with any trade agreement.

Trump, in feud with Kellyanne Conway spouse, calls him 'whack job,' 'husband from hell'

Mar 20 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump refused to row back on his feud with White House aide Kellyanne Conway's spouse on Wednesday, calling George Conway a "husband from hell" and prompting Conway to renew his accusation that Trump was mentally unfit for his office. | Video

Trump says he does not mind if public sees Mueller's Russia probe report

Mar 20 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he does not mind if the public is allowed to see the report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing about his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and any possible links to the Trump campaign.

U.S. sees Turkey's Russian missile deal as national security problem for NATO

Mar 14 2019

WASHINGTON Turkey's pending purchase of the Russian S-400 missile defense system presents a national security problem for NATO, which would not be able to deploy F-35 aircraft alongside the Russian systems, senior U.S. officials said on Thursday.

Trump says he is in no rush to complete China trade deal

Mar 14 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was in no rush to complete a trade pact with China and insisted that any deal include protection for intellectual property, a major sticking point between the two sides during months of negotiations. | Video

Boeing will nach Absturz alle 737 MAX am Boden halten

Mar 14 2019

Washington/Addis Abeba Nach dem Absturz eine Boeing 737 MAX in Äthiopien mit 157 Toten und dem darauf folgenden Flugverbot in zahlreichen Ländern zieht der US-Konzern die Reißleine und will nun sämtliche Maschinen des Typs weltweit am Boden halten.

U.S. Congress wants to know why the FAA waited so long to ground Boeing 737 jets

Mar 13 2019

WASHINGTON Congress plans to scrutinize why the United States waited so many days to ground all Boeing Co 737 MAX jets involved in Sunday's crash in Ethiopia as other countries and airlines acted more quickly.

U.S. Congress wants to know why the FAA waited so long to ground Boeing 737 jets

Mar 13 2019

WASHINGTON Congress plans to scrutinize why the United States waited so many days to ground all Boeing Co 737 MAX jets involved in Sunday's crash in Ethiopia as other countries and airlines acted more quickly.

Trump says U.S. to ground Boeing 737 MAX 8s and MAX 9s

Mar 13 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the United States was going to order the grounding of all Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 aircraft after a crash in Ethiopia that killed 157 people after rising pressure from U.S. lawmakers and others to join regulators around the world.

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