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U.S. announces sanctions for countries who keep importing Iranian oil

April 23, 2019
Kristen Welker | NBC News
The dramatic move comes after President Trump withdrew the United States from the Obama-era Iranian nuclear deal last May.
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Trump Vetoes Measure to Force End to U.S. Involvement in Yemen War

April 17, 2019
Mark Landler, Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump vetoed a bipartisan resolution on Tuesday that would have forced an end to American military involvement in Saudi Arabia’s civil war in Yemen, rejecting an appeal by lawmakers to his own deeply rooted instincts to withdraw the United States from bloody foreign conflicts.
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The Brexit mess gets messier as the deadline nears

March 21, 2019
Dan Balz | The Washington Post
For more than two years, British Prime Minister Theresa May has been looking for a pair of exit ramps — one to successfully navigate her country out of the European Union, as called for by voters in a 2016 referendum, and another to avoid further damage to her deeply divided Conservative Party. The coming days will determine whether the damage to herself is irreparable.
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For Trump, Brazil’s President Is Like Looking in the Mirror

March 20, 2019
Michael Shear, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
President Trump hosted Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian president, at the White House on Tuesday, and it was something like looking in the mirror. Like other authoritarian leaders Mr. Trump has embraced since taking office, Mr. Bolsonaro is an echo of the American president: a brash nationalist whose populist appeal comes partly from his use of Twitter and his history of making crude statements about women, gay people and indigenous groups.

President Donald Trump’s challenges at home and abroad

March 1, 2019
High expectations and explosive allegations.
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Trump Says He’ll Nominate Kelly Craft as UN Ambassador

February 23, 2019
Jennifer Jacobs, Jennifer Epstein | Bloomberg News
President Donald Trump said he intends to nominate Kelly Craft to be his ambassador to the United Nations, filling a marquee diplomatic post that’s been vacant since the end of 2018.
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Peace Treaty, and Peace Prize, for North Korea Appear to Tempt Trump

February 22, 2019
Mark Landler | The New York Times
When President Trump meets North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, next week in Vietnam, his advisers hope to hammer out a road map for ridding the reclusive state of its nuclear weapons. But Mr. Trump appears more tantalized, at least for now, by declaring an end to seven decades of war on the Korean Peninsula.
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Trump Delivers Blunt Warning to Venezuela Military Over Aid Impasse

February 19, 2019
Annie Karni, Nicholas Casey, Anatoly Kurmanaev | The New York Times
President Trump on Monday delivered his sharpest warning yet to Venezuela’s military authorities in an increasingly tense showdown over that country’s crisis, proclaiming they would “lose everything” by remaining loyal to President Nicolás Maduro and refusing to allow in emergency aid stockpiled on the border.
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