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U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace…

U.S. to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace…

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House will unveil the first part of President Donald Trump’s long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan when it holds an international conference [more…]

Trump says tariffs making companies leave China, a deal can’t be…

Trump says tariffs making companies leave China, a deal can’t be…

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said his tariffs on Chinese goods are causing companies to move production out of China to Vietnam and [more…]

Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row…

Year-old Xinhua alert spreads proclaiming U.S.-China trade row…

Published 20/05/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s official Xinhua news agency condemned the spreading of “false news” on Monday after some websites published a year-old alert announcing a [more…]

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Bank staff flagged Trump, Kushner transactions for watchdog: NYTimes

Published 20/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by President Donald Trump [more…]

Deutsche Bank denies report it prevented Trump transactions being…

Deutsche Bank denies report it prevented Trump transactions being…

Published 20/05/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Deutsche Bank denied a report that said some of its executives rejected the advice of the bank’s own anti-money laundering specialists and [more…]

U.S. senator convening meetings to warn business, academia of China…

U.S. senator convening meetings to warn business, academia of China…

Published 20/05/2019

(Reuters) - U.S. Senator Mark Warner said on Sunday that he has been organizing meetings between U.S. intelligence officials and the country’s business and academic [more…]

White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran

White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran

Published 19/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to [more…]

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

Trump blasts Republican lawmaker Amash over impeachment remarks

Published 19/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at the first Republican congressman to call the U.S. president’s behavior impeachable, while Democrats warned Trump’s [more…]

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

First Republican lawmaker says Trump engaged in impeachable conduct

Published 19/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Justin Amash, a frequent critic of President Donald Trump, on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president [more…]

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black…

Bernie Sanders proposes U.S. education overhaul in appeal to black…

Published 18/05/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders unveiled an education policy proposal on Saturday designed to pump billions of dollars into the public schools [more…]