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United States | U.S.-Chile Executive Cyber Consultation

United States – Senior representatives from the United States and Chile participated in an Executive Cyber Consultation in Washington, D.C., August 23-24, 2018 to facilitate stronger bilateral cooperation on cyber issues, including government capacity to address emerging challenges and shared threats in cyberspace. The two days of meetings focused on key cyber and internet policy … Continue reading United States | U.S.-Chile Executive Cyber Consultation

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. | The Latest: Trump denies using racial slur on tapes

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — The Latest on former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman (all times local): 10:05 p.m. President Donald Trump says he received a call from the producer of “The Apprentice” assuring him that no tapes exist of him using the N-word, as former White House adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman claims. Trump tweets that Mark … Continue reading BRIDGEWATER, N.J. | The Latest: Trump denies using racial slur on tapes

U.S. Department of State News: Joint Statement on the Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Comprehensive Dialogue on Space

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Pursuant to their shared goal of continuing to advance bilateral space cooperation and further strengthen the U.S.-Japan alliance as declared by their leaders, the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Japan held their Fifth Meeting of the Comprehensive Dialogue … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Joint Statement on the Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Comprehensive Dialogue on Space

WASHINGTON | Trump’s Mideast team to push peace plan in region

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump’s Mideast negotiating team will visit the region next week as it finalizes its as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and will hold talks on deteriorating conditions in the Gaza Strip. The trip comes as officials say the Trump administration is near completion of the plan with … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump’s Mideast team to push peace plan in region

WASHINGTON | Trump plans to talk to allies before Syria strike decision

WASHINGTON | April 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)President Donald Trump has put off a final decision on possible military strikes against Syria after tweeting earlier that they could happen “very soon or not so soon at all.” The White House said Thursday he would consult further with allies. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned such an attack carried … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump plans to talk to allies before Syria strike decision

WASHINGTON | US proposes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports

WASHINGTON |April 3, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)The Trump administration on Tuesday escalated its aggressive actions on trade by proposing 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports to protest Beijing’s policies that require foreign companies to hand over their technology. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative issued a list targeting 1,300 Chinese products, including industrial … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US proposes tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports

The Latest: Kushner to meet with Mexican president

WASHINGTON /March 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on President Donald Trump’s new tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum (all times local): 11 p.m. Jared Kushner will be meeting with Mexico’s president Wednesday amid heightened tensions over the border wall and trade. The senior White House adviser and presidential son-in-law will be traveling to Mexico … Continue reading The Latest: Kushner to meet with Mexican president

The Latest: Polish PM: Poles, Jews share need for WWII truth

WARSAW, Poland/February 01, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Latest on the Polish Senate‘s vote to regulate Holocaust speech (all times local): 9:20 p.m. Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki says that telling the truth about what happened during the Holocaust is a joint task for Poles and Jews and his country would never curb debate that occurs in pursuit … Continue reading The Latest: Polish PM: Poles, Jews share need for WWII truth