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Domestic problems leave leaders in Britain, France and Germany on weaker ground with Trump

December 15, 2018
Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
British Prime Minister Theresa May, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have all tried, and often failed, to curb what they see as President Trump’s worst instincts toward nationalism and isolationism — viewing themselves as a bulwark against a U.S. president who doesn’t share their belief in international cooperation.
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Trump nominates William Barr to be next attorney general

December 8, 2018
Kelly O'Donnell | NBC News
President Trump is shaking up the top ranks of his administration, announcing Heather Nauert, a former Fox News anchor, as his pick for U.N. ambassador, and William Barr, former attorney general during the George H.W. Bush administration, as his nominee for attorney general.

President Trump’s trade war with China

December 7, 2018
International relations with China and Saudi Arabia.

New clues in Robert Mueller’s Russia probe

December 7, 2018
What’s next for Mueller’s probe?
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CIA concludes Saudi crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi’s assassination

November 17, 2018
Josh Dawsey, Greg Miller, Shane Harris | The Washington Post
The CIA has concluded that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Istanbul last month, contradicting the Saudi government’s claims that he was not involved in the killing, according to people familiar with the matter.

President Trump to visit California wildfire victims

November 16, 2018
Trump travels to California.

Post-election turmoil in Washington

November 16, 2018
What’s next for the Russia probe?
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November 14, 2018
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