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25 Dec 2020
US President Donald Trump has pardoned two more people implicated in the Russia probe as well as the father of his son-in-law Jared Kushner. It comes amid a flurry of presidential pardons.
20 Dec 2020
The legislation could stymie Donald Trump's plans to pull almost 12,000 troops out of Germany. He has threatened to veto the bill because it also requires military bases named after Confederate leaders to be renamed.
14 Dec 2020
Donald Trump has taken aim at an annual defense budget bill, vowing to reject it. His veto threats come after the bill was overwhelmingly passed by US lawmakers — with enough support to override a veto.
7 Dec 2020
US President Donald Trump has ordered the withdrawal of most American military personnel from Somalia by early next year. US soldiers in the region have been helping local forces defeat the al-Shabab militant group.
7 Dec 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law on Friday a bill that lets U.S. justice officials pursue criminal penalties against those involved in doping conspiracies at international events involving American athletes, sponsors or broadcasters.
25 Nov 2020
Corn and Cob who will be pardoned by US President Donald Trump, make their debut as this year's presidential turkeys at the Willard InterContinental in Washington DC.
24 Nov 2020
In an interview with FRANCE 24, Leon Panetta, a former US Secretary of Defense and former CIA director, discussed President Donald Trump's refusal to concede the presidential race to Joe Biden, a situation the US had never experienced. He added that Trump, who has 'operated by chaos for the last four years', is now making sure that the last few weeks of his administration 'are also chaotic'. Yet however long the current president 'will resist reality', Panetta said that he hopes 'the combination of the Republican leadership and the Congress' will finally persuade Trump that 'it is over'.
21 Nov 2020
Outgoing US President Donald Trump wants most of the US troops to leave Afghanistan by mid-January, but NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the price for leaving the country too soon "could be very high."
20 Nov 2020
Beijing finally broke its silence on the US election, more than one week after millions of Americans cast their ballots. Incumbent President Donald Trump has yet to concede defeat.
18 Nov 2020
An Asian trade deal almost a decade in the making is set to be signed on Sunday. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership will cement China's position as the main influence on trade in the region, leaving the US on the sidelines of two huge trade deals after Donald Trump pulled it out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership in 2017. Plus, investment bank Goldman Sachs has made progress in appointing more women and people from minority backgrounds as partners - but the majority of promotions are still given to white men.
16 Nov 2020
Tehran seems to think that the departure of its archenemy, Donald Trump, could give it more diplomatic scope for its regional ambitions. But this could prove to be very much mistaken.
16 Nov 2020
He might not want to see it — yet — but Donald Trump's presidency is coming to an end. Republicans now have to choose whether they want to continue down the populist path or return to more conservative values.

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