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Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro, who has been dubbed 'South America's Trump', has vowed to forge close ties with Washington
The change means Washington's relations with the Palestinians will now fall under the authority of US ambassador to Israel David Friedman, who has been a supporter of Israeli settlement building in the occupied West Bank
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Trump tweets: 'When the term Executive Time is used, I am generally working, not relaxing. In fact, I probably work more hours than almost any past President.'
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The report says the move came after a mortar attack launched by an Iran-linked group on the Baghdad diplomatic quarters home to the US embassy in September.
Outgoing White House chief John Kelly's remarks oppose President Trump's rhetoric on the US-Mexico border
The former US president helped a young Filipino boy fund his education, extracurricular activities, and meals
'The president asked every one of his cabinet secretaries to look for funding that can be used to protect our borders,' White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says
From trampling near-sacred allies like Canada to trying to make good with rival Russia and enemy North Korea, Donald Trump's foreign policy shook up the world
According to reports, Jared Kushner met with the Republican leader to discuss the job
US President Donald Trump's comments came admi the UN climate talks in Poland, where 200 nations gather to agree on a rulebook on the 2015 climate accord
(UPDATED) Here are excerpts of messages from the worlds of politics, business and Hollywood for the 41st US President
The decorated war pilot, oilman, and diplomat who later became the 41st US President steered America through the end of the Cold War
(UPDATED) 'George H.W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for,' his son, former president George W. Bush, says in a statement
'I don't believe it,' President Donald Trump says at the White House, adding that the United States will not take measures to cut emissions if the same is not done in other countries
President Donald Trump has repeatedly pilloried Hillary Clinton, his rival in the 2016 presidential election, for her use of a private email server for government business while she was secretary of state
(UPDATED) CNN says it is dropping its lawsuit on reporter Jim Acosta's access, a case that has raised concerns over constitutional rights for the press
A federal judge issues a temporary restraining order that requires the White House to restore CNN reporter Jim Acosta's access based on 'due process'
In the emergency hearing, CNN's lawyer Ted Boutrous asks the judge for a temporary order allowing Jim Acosta to get his White House pass back ahead of a full hearing
(3rd UPDATE) The news network says the 'wrongful revocation of these credentials violates CNN and Acosta's First Amendment rights of freedom of the press, and their Fifth Amendment rights to due process.'
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(UPDATED) A visibly angry Donald Trump has called reporter Jim Acosta a 'rude, terrible person,' after the CNN White House correspondent refused the president's orders to sit down and give up the microphone during a news conference
'Rosy prospects for the normalization of Russian-US ties are not visible on the horizon,' says Dmitry Peskov, spokesman of Russian president Vladimir Putin
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Federal Emergency Management Agency chief Brock Long says Michael is the most intense hurricane to strike the Florida Panhandle since 1851
'Fear: Trump in the White House' hits US bookstores on September 11 after a weeklong buildup, with published excerpts, leaks and interviews that portray Trump as dangerously erratic and uninformed
White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders says the letter shows Pyongyang's 'continued commitment to focus on denuclearization' on the Korean Peninsula
'Unidentified deep state operatives who defy voters to push their secret agendas are truly a threat to democracy itself,' says US President Donald Trump
Amid frenzied speculation about who is hiding behind a cloak of anonymity, Vice President Mike Pence is the first to assert that he did not pen the New York Times piece
But Donald Trump insists his administration is 'doing a great job.' He also unloads on the 'failing New York Times' for running an 'anonymous - meaning gutless - a gutless editorial.'
Bob Woodward's investigation carries particular weight coming from the man who together with Carl Bernstein authored the Watergate expose that brought down Richard Nixon
The decision comes after several panelists said they would not share a platform with former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon
President Donald Trump also brands the Mueller probe as 'illegal' – despite the fact his own Justice Department says the opposite
Donald Trump makes the announcement on Twitter without first telling McGahn, The New York Times reports, citing people close to the president and the lawyer
'I'm the guy who stops the leaks. I'm the guy who protects the president and the family. I'm the guy who would take a bullet for the president,' Cohen says in a 2017 interview
President Donald Trump ratchets up the war of words to a level of nastiness rarely seen, even from a president who has shown he does not pull punches when insulting his critics
The recording by former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman represents another stunning breach of presidential trust
The US President has long had a contentious relationship with the media, branding mainstream outlets an 'enemy of the American People' and dismissing unfavorable coverage as 'Fake News'
Blocking a credentialed White House reporter from an event open to all members of the media is highly unusual and possibly unprecedented
'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
(3rd UPDATE) President Donald Trump has long called for warmer ties with Moscow, but the talks come as Russia's relations with the West languish at levels not seen since the Cold War
US President Donald Trump, who has frequently engaged in inflammatory anti-Muslim rhetoric, defied recent custom by not holding a similar event during his first year in office
The 48-year-old former model is expected to stay in hospital 'for the duration of the week'
Canada, Mexico, and the US are renegotiating their 24-year-old free trade pact – a process triggered last year by US President Donald Trump, who called the deal a 'disaster' that has destroyed US jobs
(UPDATED) Singapore will provide a neutral backdrop for the summit, avoiding some of the security and political challenges associated with a meeting in the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea
(UPDATED) The release of the 3 had been expected as a goodwill gesture amid preparations for a summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
US President Donald Trump will stand up for Americans resisting efforts by the Chinese Communist Party to impose Chinese political correctness on American companies and citizens, says a White House statement
The Peace House in Panmunjeom, the truce village in the Demilitarized Zone that separates the two Koreas, was where Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Friday for a historic summit
According to a White House statement, the talks will focus on economic growth and democratic development, and fighting terrorism and insecurity in Nigeria