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World Mar 22White House says Islamic State territory in Syria eliminated
President Trump said Friday "it's about time" that the group no longer controlled territory in the region, after a campaign by U.S. and coalition forces that spanned five years and two U.S. presidencies unleashed more than 100,000 bombs and killed…
World Mar 21U.S. abruptly endorses Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights in big shift
In a tweet that appeared to catch many by surprise, Trump said the time had come for the United States to take the step, which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warmly welcomed as a "miracle" on the Jewish holiday of Purim.
Politics Mar 07Trump still hopes for North Korea deal after ominous report
Satellite photos showing new activity at a North Korean rocket launch site raised fresh doubts that Kim Jong Un will ever give up his drive for nuclear weapons, yet talks continue and President Donald Trump said he was still hoping…
World Feb 28WATCH: North Korean foreign minister disputes Trump’s account of Hanoi summit breakdown
Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said the North was ready to offer in writing a permanent halt of the country's nuclear and intercontinental ballistic missile tests and that Washington wasted an opportunity that "may not come again."…
World Feb 27Trump, Kim open second nuclear summit with handshake, smiles
Asked earlier if the summit would yield a political declaration to end the Korean War, U.S. President Donald Trump said, "We'll see."…
Politics Feb 05WATCH: Trump says he will meet North Korea’s Kim this month in Vietnam
President Donald Trump announced Tuesday in his State of the Union address that he will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on February 27and 28 in Vietnam.
World Jan 31U.S. expected to announce withdrawal from arms control treaty as soon as Friday
An American withdrawal, which has been expected for months, would follow years of unresolved dispute over Russian compliance with the pact, known as the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces, or INF, treaty. Some analysts worry the demise of the treaty could fuel…
World Jan 28U.S. hits Venezuela state-owned oil company with sanctions
The potentially critical economic move is aimed at increasing pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to cede power to the opposition.
Politics Jan 28Trump says odds of border wall deal are ‘less than 50-50’
Trump told The Wall Street Journal that he doesn't think the negotiators will strike a deal that he'd accept.
World Jan 10Trump cancels trip to Switzerland over government shutdown
Earlier in the day, Trump said the trip was "still on" and he would cancel if the shutdown over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall continued.