'We share a desire to have a more balanced relationship and the balanced relationship is by us selling more goods (to China),' says US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin
Senators who pushed hard for tougher sanctions criticize Senate Republicans for agreeing to keep the watered-down version
The outbursts are another crosswind for Wall Street, which struggled to find direction and finished Friday, July 20, a hair's breadth in negative territory
A US State Department spokesperson tweets, 'To be clear: The Administration is not considering supporting a referendum in [eastern] Ukraine'
United States President Donald Trump says his Republican Party had also been the target of Russian hacking efforts but had superior cyber security measures in place
US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to meet in Finland capital Helsinki on Monday, July 16
A major anti-Trump rally is planned in Edinburgh on Saturday
'I believe we can be reasonably optimistic that Mexico will be able to find a basis for understanding and have a better relationship with the United States,' says Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
(3rd UPDATE) US President Donald Trump says Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for post-Brexit ties with the EU will 'probably kill' the prospects for a trade deal with the US
Addressing Trump, Kim describes their June 12 summit in Singapore, and the resulting joint statement, as the 'start of a meaningful journey'
(UPDATED) 'This was a setup & politically motivated. It reeks of desperation. We will fight all bogus charges,' says lawyer Michael Avenatti
Ordered by a judge to reunite all children under the age of 5 with their families by July 10, officials say 4 have already rejoined their parents and another 34 reunifications will take place through the day
(UPDATED) Reacting to the 'totally unacceptable' Washington list, the commerce ministry in Beijing says it will be forced to take 'countermeasures'
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Opposition figures waste no time in assailing Brett Kavanaugh, warning his confirmation would usher in the erosion of civil liberties and long-held rights, while conservatives are quick to drum up support for the nominee
President Donald Trump vows not to be 'taken advantage' of by the European Union, which he accuses of freeloading by relying on the United States for its defense while blocking US imports into the bloc
The decision comes after a government lawyer says around half of the 102 young children could be placed back with their parents by the previously given deadline of Tuesday, July 10
(UPDATED) Trump's decision stands to be among the most consequential of his presidency, as he seeks to shape the high court to his conservative leanings for decades to come
Lawyer Rudy Giuliani's latest tirades come after US President Donald Trump himself launched a fresh attack on the investigation
Protesters are demanding elections be brought forward, or the resignation of President Daniel Ortega, whom they accuse of establishing a dictatorship with his wife and vice president Rosario Murillo
Starbucks announces that the erring employee had been sacked
Scott Pruitt has become the focus of multiple investigations in recent months, including by his own agency's inspector general, two other independent federal agencies, and by Congress itself
More than 220 people have been killed in the ongoing unrest since mid-April
But Iran's President Hassan Rouhani tells French President Emmanuel Macron that European economic measures now on offer does not go far enough
(UPDATED) Beijing has vowed to retaliate dollar-for-dollar, 'immediately' imposing counter-tariffs on American exports
Sudanese officials say that having Khartoum on Washington's blacklist makes international banks wary of doing business in Sudan and in turn hampers the country's economic revival
The US-Philippine friendship is built on shared sacrifices, shared values, and people-to-people ties
'We agree to disagree and the sanctions against Russia remain in place until Russia returns the peninsula to the Ukraine,' White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders tells reporters
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador writes on Twitter, 'I proposed exploring a universal deal [involving] development projects that would create jobs in Mexico and, by doing so, reduce migration and improve security'
The 16-year-old standout struts his stuff in the United States' 57-point rout of Mali
The assessment comes on the heels of a landmark meeting between the North's leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump promising denuclearization
Directly across from the White House, demonstrators filled Lafayette Square park in an atmosphere of both indignation and sadness, before marching toward the Capitol
'For the President to say the EU was 'set up to take advantage of the United States, to attack our piggy bank,' or that 'NATO is as bad as NAFTA' is not only factually wrong, but proves to me that it's time to go,' says James Melville
In Los Angeles, a decades-old federal court settlement known as the Flores Agreement mandates immigration officials release detained minors if they are held more than 20 days.
The tit-for-tat duties are a response to the punishing US steel and aluminum tariffs imposed at the start of June
The annual Trafficking in Persons report says Myanmar slipped backward on its trafficked person's index to Tier 3 for failing to protect Rohingya Muslims fleeing a military crackdown in Rakhine state
'I do not believe Special Counsel Mueller is on any kind of witch hunt,' says FBI director Christopher Wray
Japanese minister Itsunori Onodera acknowledges that the decision to suspend the drills between the US and South Korea is 'important in that it supports diplomatic efforts' to denuclearize the Korean peninsula
Veronica is given the Special Jury Encouragement Award for the senior category of the USA International Ballet Competition
Justice Anthony Kennedy's departure at the end of July will give US President Donald Trump the opportunity to appoint his second justice to the 9-seat bench, which exerts a deep and far-reaching influence on American life.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis is expected to meet President Xi Jinping late Wednesday, June 27, after talks with other senior officials. His 4-day trip to Asia will include visits to regional allies Seoul and Tokyo.
According to a detailed profile this week in Vogue, just months ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was still working as a server in a restaurant. She identifies as a Democratic socialist.
The judge also issues an injunction against any more family separations
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'For more than a century, we had turned parts of the world's most iconic park into a highway – and starting tonight, we have officially taken it back for good,' says Mayor Bill de Blasio
The US Supreme Court ruling validates the 3rd and most recent version of the ban, which applies to travelers from 5 mainly Muslim nations – Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen – and from North Korea, about 150 million people in total
Officials have confirmed the deaths of 112 people as a result of the eruption on June 3, but scores more people remain unaccounted for
Government agencies were unable to say what would happen to the children already sent to tent camps and other facilities spread across the country while their parents were charged with immigration offenses.
According to a draft memo obtained by Time magazine, the navy plans to build 'temporary and austere' tent cities to house 25,000 migrants across 3 abandoned air fields in Alabama, 47,000 people at a facility near San Francisco, and another 47,000 at a training center in southern California
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres calls for a return to ceasefire arrangements agreed by Russia, the United States and Jordan