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UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 7:06 a.m.

Murray says Trump’s action on infrastructure shows he’s in midst of tantrum; Newhouse blames Democrats for ‘partisan attacks’

President Donald Trump halted infrastructure talks with congressional Democrats on Wednesday, asserting he would not return to the table until they dropped their probe in the wake of the Mueller …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 8:23 p.m.

No deal to end shutdown; Trump says ‘could be a long time’

No one budged at President Donald Trump’s closed-door meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, so the partial government shutdown persisted through Day 12 over his demand for billions of dollars to …


U.S. states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 29, 2018, 10:45 p.m.

Trump barrels into G-20 summit after nixing Putin meeting

President Trump kicks off two days of diplomacy at the Group of 20 summit in Argentina on Friday after his abrupt decision to cancel a meeting with Russian President Vladimir …


Ukraine urges NATO to deploy ships in dispute with Russia

The president of Ukraine is urging NATO to deploy warships to the Sea of Azov, a proposal that has been sharply criticized by Russia as a provocation that could worsen …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Pierce County Councilwoman drops an F-bomb on her son during a public meeting

During an Oct. 5 budget retreat, Pierce County Councilwoman Pam Roach, angered about being gaveled down during a testy debate, dropped an F-bomb on her son, who was running the …


Kanye West to meet with Trump this week

Rapper Kanye West will make a house call on President Donald Trump on Thursday.


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 24, 2018, 11:51 a.m.

Rosenstein to meet Trump Thursday as job hangs in balance

The White House delayed until at least Thursday a decision on the fate of Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official overseeing the Trump-Russia investigation, following chaotic hours of breathless and …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 1:42 p.m.

Could Trump meet Kim in New York this month?

In recent weeks it’s become clear that Donald Trump wants to meet with Kim Jong Un again, and the North Korean leader has told the White House he’d like more …


UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2018, 7:08 p.m.

White House says it’s working to plan second Trump-Kim meeting

President Donald Trump has received a request from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a follow-up to their historic June summit, and planning is in motion to make it …


Cohen’s lawyer walks back claim Trump knew of Russia meeting

Another day, another twist in what Michael Cohen may – or may not – know about Donald Trump, Russian dirt and the 2016 election.


Trump acknowledges purpose of meeting with Russian lawyer

President Donald Trump on Sunday acknowledged that the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between a Kremlin-connected lawyer and his son was to collect information about his political opponent, casting new light …


Trump, Conte express alignment on immigration at White House

Two political outsiders, President Donald Trump and Italy’s new premier expressed solidarity on migration issues Monday as they showed signs of a fledgling alliance at a time when the U.S. …


UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 3:27 p.m.

Trump says he would ‘certainly meet’ with Iran’s Rouhani

President Donald Trump says he would “certainly meet” with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani if the Iranian leader was willing, adding he would do it with “no preconditions.”


UPDATED: Sun., July 29, 2018, 3:47 p.m.

Times publisher asks Trump to reconsider anti-media rhetoric

The publisher of the New York Times says he told President Donald Trump in a meeting at the White House that his anti-press language is “not just divisive but increasingly …


Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019

The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s proposed Washington meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin had been delayed until 2019, citing the ongoing probe into Russian interference in …


Standing beside Trump, Putin makes a clear reference to the subject of the 2016 Trump Tower meeting

Russian President Vladimir Putin seemed to offer an olive branch to special counsel Robert Mueller during a news conference after his summit with President Donald Trump on Monday.


UPDATED: Sun., May 27, 2018, 7:52 p.m.

Trump says U.S. team in NKorea planning summit with Kim

President Donald Trump said Sunday a U.S. team was in North Korea to plan a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, raising expectations that the on-off-on meeting would …


UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018, 5:38 p.m.

Pompeo: Fate of U.S.-North Korea summit rests with Kim Jong Un

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he’s “very hopeful” that a planned U.S.-North Korean summit will proceed but laid the fate of the historic meeting squarely with Kim Jong …


UPDATED: Tue., May 22, 2018, 9:10 p.m.

Trump, Moon try to keep North Korea summit on track amid doubts

President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that a planned historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un could be delayed. He said, “There’s a very substantial chance that it won’t work …


Trump floats DMZ as location for North Korea meeting

President Donald Trump on Monday floated the idea of holding his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the Koreas.


UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 7:45 p.m.

Trump, Macron make a show as best buds but tussle over Iran

With exaggerated handshakes and a pair of kisses, President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron professed a sunny, best-friends relationship Tuesday, even as the two allies strained to bridge …


UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 10:49 p.m.

Trump says he’ll meet with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un

After months of trading insults and threats of nuclear annihilation, President Donald Trump agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un by the end of May to negotiate …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 3:34 p.m.

Fed likely to hold rates steady at Yellen’s final meeting

Janet Yellen’s final Federal Reserve policy meeting will likely bring an uneventful end this week to her four-year tenure as Fed chair but perhaps offer hints of the central bank’s …


With Trump meeting, May looks to keep UK on global map

British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to reaffirm her country’s central role in world affairs on Thursday, when she delivered a speech to the World Economic Forum and met with …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 3:53 p.m.

Mayors boycott Trump meeting after sanctuary cities threat

The Justice Department ramped up pressure Wednesday on so-called sanctuary cities seeking public safety grant money, warning that they could be legally forced to prove they are cooperating with federal …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 4:24 p.m.

U.S. ambassador: Iran, ‘world will be watching what you do’

A U.N. Security Council emergency meeting on the protests roiling Iran showed Tehran “the world will be watching” its actions, the U.S. ambassador said Friday. But Russia and some other …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 11:27 a.m.

Trump, GOP Hill leaders to meet at Camp David in January

Eager for more legislative achievements before Washington’s focus shifts to the midterm elections, President Donald Trump plans to open the new year by meeting with Republican congressional leaders to map …


Green cash, carbon tax: What to expect at Paris climate meet

French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting an international summit Tuesday to mark the second anniversary of the Paris climate agreement, hoping to inject the pact with new energy after President …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 9:55 p.m.

Arab ministers demand reversal of Trump Jerusalem decision

Arab foreign ministers on Sunday demanded that the United States rescind President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, calling it a “grave” development that puts Washington on …