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Palestinians reject Kushner 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace

Palestinians reject Kushner 'economy first' approach to Mideast peace

Palestinian officials on Saturday dismissed proposals unveiled by President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner for big money projects to form the first economic portion of the Trump administration's long-awaited Middle East peace plan.

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives

Trump says he aborted retaliatory strike to spare Iranian lives

US President Donald Trump said on Friday he aborted a military strike on Iran because he it could have killed 150 people, a disproportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone.

US lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze vehicle fuel rules

US lawmakers spar over Trump plan to freeze vehicle fuel rules

Trump administration officials at a congressional hearing on Thursday defended their controversial proposal to freeze fuel efficiency requirements at 2020 levels through 2026, a plan opposed by automakers and Democrats.

Canada's Trudeau to press Trump, Pelosi on trade pact ratification

Canada's Trudeau to press Trump, Pelosi on trade pact ratification

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, keen to take advantage of improving ties with President Donald Trump, will on Thursday press the U.S. leader and other senior policymakers on the need to quickly ratify a new North American trade pact.

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation -US official

Trump administration unlikely to move on Hong Kong barring dramatic escalation -US official

The Trump administration is unlikely to move to revise a 1992 act that gives Hong Kong special trade and business privileges unless there is a dramatic escalation by China in response to street protests there, a senior US official said.

Trump raises tariff threat anew over secret provision in Mexico deal

Trump raises tariff threat anew over secret provision in Mexico deal

President Donald Trump said Monday a secret provision of the US immigration deal with Mexico will require the approval of that country's legislature and warned US tariffs will be reinstated if it is not forthcoming.

Trump says talks with Mexico make progress but not enough

Trump says talks with Mexico make progress but not enough

US President Donald Trump said talks with Mexico have so far made progress but more was needed, as he aims to impose tariffs on the southern neighbour next week if more is not done to curb immigration flows.

Trump promises 'phenomenal' trade deal, praises May's Brexit handling

Trump promises 'phenomenal' trade deal, praises May's Brexit handling

President Donald Trump promised Britain a ‘phenomenal’ trade deal with the United States once it leaves the European Union, praising Prime Minister Theresa May's handling of Brexit talks.

Trump's Mexican tariffs threat sends shudders through autos sector

Trump's Mexican tariffs threat sends shudders through autos sector

Shares of global automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after US President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on imports from Mexico, potentially upending a global manufacturing business model ...

No-deal Brexit warnings multiply as Trump praises PM candidate Boris Johnson

No-deal Brexit warnings multiply as Trump praises PM candidate Boris Johnson

Britain's finance minister on Thursday warned those in his party vying for Prime Minister Theresa May's job that a no-deal Brexit would endanger the economy ...

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House

US President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday ...

Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

President Donald Trump on Friday announced he will delay by six months a decision on imposing steep tariffs on imported autos.