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The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump gives remarks during the White House State Leadership Day Conference for local officials of Alaska, Hawaii and California at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis The opinions expressed
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Police have intercepted suspected bombs mailed to former U.S. President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and other high-profile Democrats, as well as to CNN, in what New York officials on Wednesday branded an act of terrorism. The packages were similar in appearance and “contain potentially destructive devices,” the FBI said. Other officials
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. senators said Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) disclosure that private profile data of at least 500,000 users of Google+ may have been exposed to hundreds of external developers raises “serious questions” about whether the company violated a 2011 consent decree with the Federal Trade Commission. FILE PHOTO – U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar
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The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) U.S. President Donald Trump exits Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews after traveling to Houston, TX, in Maryland, U.S., October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned U.S. Space Command should seek to develop ways for the country’s military to operate in outer space, White House advisers recommended on Tuesday, with the government hoping to secure approval for it by 2020. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump waves to the news media before boarding
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House advisers on Tuesday are set to recommend that U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned U.S. Space Command develop ways for the military to operate in outer space, according to two administration officials briefed on the plans. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump waves to the news media before boarding Air Force
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JAKARTA (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday the kingdom was committed to a “comprehensive investigation” of the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey. Saudi Arabia Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir gestures before a bilateral meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan Saudi Arabia had sent a
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TOLEDO, Ohio (Reuters) – Two years ago, Ohio and other states in the former industrial heartlands of the Great Lakes region catapulted Donald Trump into the White House. FILE PHOTO: Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., February 23, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo Today, in
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The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump) U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters at Elko Regional Airport in Elko, Nevada, U.S. October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. @realDonaldTrump : – Full
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ELKO, Nev/MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said Washington will exit the Cold-War era treaty that eliminated a class of nuclear weapons due to Russian violations, triggering a warning of retaliatory measures from Moscow. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, negotiated by then-President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in 1987, required elimination of short-range
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(Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would prefer to pick a woman to take over the job of Washington’s United Nations ambassador. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Elko Regional Airport in Elko, Nevada, U.S., October 20, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Trump, speaking to reporters in Elko, Nevada, said
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Six days after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappeared, U.S. President Donald Trump tried to play down the crisis, saying “hopefully that will sort itself out”. U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters about journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance prior to boarding Air Force One for travel to Montana from Joint Base Andrews, Maryland,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, will visit Moscow next week for talks that may include telling Russian officials that the United States plans to withdraw from the landmark Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty. FIL PHOTO: U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton answers questions from reporters during a news conference in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump came under criticism on Friday from U.S. lawmakers and press organizations after praising a Montana congressman who body-slammed a reporter last year. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters in a hangar at Missoula International Airport in Missoula, Montana, U.S. October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo Trump’s
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers will next week question Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. Justice Department official who oversees a special counsel’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and links between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Moscow, committee chairmen said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appears with U.S. President Donald
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, ridiculed by U.S. President Donald Trump as “Pocahontas” for claiming Native American heritage, hit back on Monday with DNA evidence she said supported her assertion, a possible preview of a bare-knuckles presidential campaign in 2020. The Massachusetts lawmaker, known as a liberal firebrand in her party, said last
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