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Politics May 14Tillerson: Trump weighs embassy move impact on Mideast peace
President Donald Trump is assessing whether moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would help or hurt prospects for clinching an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.
World May 02Trump opens door to meeting with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un
The White House played down near-term prospects for such a meeting.
Politics Apr 20Trump’s campaign rhetoric on trade deals softens as president
Despite repeated pledges to rip up, renegotiate or otherwise alter them, the U.S. has yet to withdraw from any of these economic, environmental or national security deals, as Trump's past criticism turns to tacit embrace of several key elements of…
Politics Apr 12Russia accuses U.S. of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits
Russia's top diplomat accused the United States on Wednesday of carrying out an unlawful attack against Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces.
World Apr 11U.S., Russia trade jabs over Syria before talks in Moscow
Tillerson issued an ultimatum to Russia on Tuesday: Side with U.S. and likeminded countries on Syria, or embrace Iran, Hezbollah and Syria's Bashar Assad.
World Apr 10G-7 leaders pressure Russia to stop backing Syria’s Assad
Britain is keen for the meeting to produce a tough statement and perhaps a threat of new sanctions if Moscow does not end its military support for Assad.
World Apr 10After attack on Syria, Tillerson vows to defend ‘innocents’
"We rededicate ourselves to holding to account any and all who commit crimes against the innocents anywhere in the world," Tillerson said.
Nation Apr 07Where has the U.S. military intervened in the 21st century?
WASHINGTON – The Trump administration opened a new military front Thursday when it ordered dozens of cruise missiles against a Syrian air base, adding to a growing list of recent U.S. military forays. A look at where the United States…
World Apr 06Tillerson to visit Moscow as U.S., Russia face fresh tensions
A proxy battle with Russia in Syria and multiple Russia-related investigations in the U.S. will follow Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Moscow next week on a trip designed to test the Trump administration's hopes for closer ties to the…
Nation Apr 05WATCH: Trump says his views about Syria have ‘changed very much’ in wake of chemical attack
Trump welcomed King Abdullah II to the White House as he denounced the chemical attack on Syrian civilians.