Russian Foreign Minister says wild that Trump Jr. blamed for meeting Russian lawyer

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday it was preposterous that U.S. President Donald Trump's eldest son was blamed for meeting a Russian lawyer who emails suggest might have had damaging information about Hillary Clinton last year.

Russian Foreign Minister says wild that Trump Jr. blamed for meeting Russian lawyer

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday it was preposterous that U.S. President Donald Trump’s eldest son was blamed for meeting a Russian lawyer who emails suggest might have had damaging information about Hillary Clinton last year.

FBI director nominee Wray says he did not discuss Comey’s firing with White House

Wray is a former U.S. Justice Department lawyer who has prosecuted and defended white-collar crime cases and represented New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in a political scandal.

FBI director nominee Wray says he did not discuss Comey’s firing with White House

Wray is a former U.S. Justice Department lawyer who has prosecuted and defended white-collar crime cases and represented New Jersey Governor Chris Christie in a political scandal.

British government declines to publish review on funding of extremism

The British government said on Wednesday it would not publish in full its report on the sources of funding of Islamist extremism in Britain, prompting opposition charges it was trying to protect its ally Saudi Arabia.

British government declines to publish review on funding of extremism

The British government said on Wednesday it would not publish in full its report on the sources of funding of Islamist extremism in Britain, prompting opposition charges it was trying to protect its ally Saudi Arabia.

Emails show Russian prosecutor offered Trump Jr. information on Clinton

U.S. President Donald Trump's eldest son on Tuesday released an email chain which refers to a top Russian government prosecutor as offering the Trump campaign damaging information about Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

Emails show Russian prosecutor offered Trump Jr. information on Clinton

U.S. President Donald Trump’s eldest son on Tuesday released an email chain which refers to a top Russian government prosecutor as offering the Trump campaign damaging information about Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

Trump’s healthcare push faces trouble as Congress returns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's effort to roll back Obamacare faced growing obstacles on Monday as Republicans who control the U.S. Senate remained divided over how to curb the costs of their proposed healthcare bill and prevent millions from losing coverage.

Trump’s healthcare push faces trouble as Congress returns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s effort to roll back Obamacare faced growing obstacles on Monday as Republicans who control the U.S. Senate remained divided over how to curb the costs of their proposed healthcare bill and prevent millions from losing coverage.

Trump’s voter fraud panel to meet as U.S. states’ refusals mount

President Donald Trump's commission to investigate possible election fraud will convene this month, a government notice said on Friday, as more U.S. states have refused to hand over at least some voter data.

Trump’s voter fraud panel to meet as U.S. states’ refusals mount

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s commission to investigate possible election fraud will convene this month, a government notice said on Friday, as more U.S. states have refused to hand over at least some voter data. Trump created the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in May, after claiming without evidence that millions of people […]

U.S., Japan, South Korea seek U.N. condemnation of North Korea

The United States, Japan and South Korea on Friday agreed to push for a quick U.N. Security Council resolution to apply new sanctions on North Korea after its test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) this week.

U.S., Japan, South Korea seek U.N. condemnation of North Korea

The United States, Japan and South Korea on Friday agreed to push for a quick U.N. Security Council resolution to apply new sanctions on North Korea after its test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) this week.

Trump calls first Putin meeting an ‘honor’, cites ‘very good’ talks

U.S. President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday that it was an "honor" to meet him for the first time and said he looked forward to "positive things" in the relationship between the former Cold War rivals.

Trump calls first Putin meeting an ‘honor’, cites ‘very good’ talks

U.S. President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday that it was an “honor” to meet him for the first time and said he looked forward to “positive things” in the relationship between the former Cold War rivals.

U.S. job growth accelerates in June, but wages continue to lag

U.S. job growth surged more than expected in June and employers increased hours for workers, signs of labor market strength that could keep the Federal Reserve on course for a third interest rate increase this year despite benign inflation.

U.S. job growth accelerates in June, but wages continue to lag

U.S. job growth surged more than expected in June and employers increased hours for workers, signs of labor market strength that could keep the Federal Reserve on course for a third interest rate increase this year despite benign inflation.

Greeting for President Trump and Other Leaders: “Welcome to Hell”

"Welcome to Hell". That's the greeting for U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders from anti-capitalist protesters in Hamburg who aim to disrupt the G20 summit, already rife with tensions over trade and climate change.

Greeting for President Trump and Other Leaders: “Welcome to Hell”

“Welcome to Hell”. That’s the greeting for U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders from anti-capitalist protesters in Hamburg who aim to disrupt the G20 summit, already rife with tensions over trade and climate change.

Dozens of police injured in G20 protests as Merkel seeks consensus

Dozens of police were injured in clashes with protesters before a G20 summit in Hamburg on Thursday, tarnishing the start of a meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes will cement her role as a stateswoman as she seeks re-election in September.

Dozens of police injured in G20 protests as Merkel seeks consensus

Dozens of police were injured in clashes with protesters before a G20 summit in Hamburg on Thursday, tarnishing the start of a meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel hopes will cement her role as a stateswoman as she seeks re-election in September.

Before Putin talks, Trump plays down interference in U.S. election

One day before his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that no one knows for sure whether Moscow intervened in the 2016 U.S. election but that he suspected Russian involvement.

Before Putin talks, Trump plays down interference in U.S. election

By Roberta Rampton and Jeff Mason WARSAW (Reuters) – One day before his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that no one knows for sure whether Moscow intervened in the 2016 U.S. election but that he suspected Russian involvement. Speaking to reporters in Poland, Trump played down […]

Trump administration sued by 18 U.S. states over student loan relief

More than one-third of U.S. states on Thursday sued the U.S. Education Department and Secretary Betsy DeVos over the recent suspension of rules that would have swiftly canceled student-loan debt of people defrauded by Corinthian Colleges Inc and other for-profit schools.

Trump administration sued by 18 U.S. states over student loan relief

By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than one-third of U.S. states on Thursday sued the U.S. Education Department and Secretary Betsy DeVos over the recent suspension of rules that would have swiftly canceled student-loan debt of people defrauded by Corinthian Colleges Inc and other for-profit schools. Last month DeVos pressed pause on the rules, […]

Factbox: Trump talks tough on North Korea, but options limited

U.S. President Donald Trump has employed tough rhetoric in response to North Korea's missile tests, but his options appear limited in dealing with a challenge that has vexed his Oval Office predecessors.

Factbox: Trump talks tough on North Korea, but options limited

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has employed tough rhetoric in response to North Korea’s missile tests, but his options appear limited in dealing with a challenge that has vexed his Oval Office predecessors. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Pyongyang’s test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile on the eve of Tuesday’s U.S. […]

IMF urges G20 leaders to avoid ‘myopic’ trade policies

The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday urged leaders of the Group of 20 major economies to avoid "myopic" nationalistic policies and to work together in agreed forums to resolve their trade and economic differences.

IMF urges G20 leaders to avoid ‘myopic’ trade policies

The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday urged leaders of the Group of 20 major economies to avoid “myopic” nationalistic policies and to work together in agreed forums to resolve their trade and economic differences.

Canada to compensate ex-Guantanamo inmate, apologize

The Canadian government will apologize to former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr and pay him around C$10 million ($7.7 million) to compensate him for the abuse he suffered in detention, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Canada to compensate ex-Guantanamo inmate, apologize

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) – The Canadian government will apologize to former Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr and pay him around C$10 million ($7.7 million) to compensate him for the abuse he suffered in detention, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. A Canadian citizen, Khadr was captured in Afghanistan in 2002 […]

Pressure builds on Trump at home over pledge for closer Moscow ties

During his presidential campaign, Republican Donald Trump praised Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "strong leader" with whom he would like to reset tense U.S.-Russian relations. But as Trump heads to his first face-to-face meeting as president with Putin on Friday at the G20 summit in Germany, he is under pressure at home to take a tough line with the Kremlin.

Pressure builds on Trump at home over pledge for closer Moscow ties

During his presidential campaign, Republican Donald Trump praised Russian President Vladimir Putin as a “strong leader” with whom he would like to reset tense U.S.-Russian relations. But as Trump heads to his first face-to-face meeting as president with Putin on Friday at the G20 summit in Germany, he is under pressure at home to take a tough line with the Kremlin.

Americans celebrate July 4 with leisure and gluttony

Americans will celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday with fireworks, acts of gluttony and escapes to the beach, even for people in New Jersey where legislators brokered a last-minute deal to reopen state parks.

Americans celebrate July 4 with leisure and gluttony

Americans will celebrate Independence Day on Tuesday with fireworks, acts of gluttony and escapes to the beach, even for people in New Jersey where legislators brokered a last-minute deal to reopen state parks.

Trump considering lawyer for White House Russia role: sources

President Donald Trump is considering adding a veteran Washington lawyer to the White House counsel's office to deal with Russia-related issues, people familiar with the matter said.

Trump considering lawyer for White House Russia role: sources

By Karen Freifeld and Jeff Mason (Reuters) – President Donald Trump is considering adding a veteran Washington lawyer to the White House counsel’s office to deal with Russia-related issues, people familiar with the matter said. Ty Cobb, a white-collar defense lawyer with the firm of Hogan Lovells and a former federal prosecutor, met with Trump […]

U.S. no longer a ‘friend’ in Merkel election program

In their campaign program for the German election, Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives have dropped the term "friend" in describing the relationship with the United States.

U.S. no longer a ‘friend’ in Merkel election program

In their campaign program for the German election, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives have dropped the term “friend” in describing the relationship with the United States.

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