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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he may travel to China, a move that could ease tensions between the world’s two largest economies, as international policymakers acknowledged Beijing needs to change its trade practices. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks at a news conference during the IMF/World Bank spring meeting
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday he may travel to China, a move that could ease tensions between the world’s two largest economies, as international policymakers acknowledged Beijing needs to change its trade practices. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks at a news conference during the IMF/World Bank spring meeting
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States labeled China, Russia, Iran and North Korea on Friday as “morally reprehensible” governments that it said violated human rights within their borders on a daily basis, making them “forces of instability”. U.S. Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan speaks to the media during a news conference in Riga,
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday signaled possible shortcomings in a request by Donald Trump’s personal lawyer to delay adult-film actress Stormy Daniels’ lawsuit over her alleged affair with the U.S. president, but stopped short of putting it on hold. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, sued last month to end
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(Reuters) – Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, already facing an invasion-of-privacy trial next month stemming from an extramarital affair, was charged separately on Friday with felony computer data tampering, prosecutors said. FILE PHOTO: Missouri Governor Eric Greitens appears in a police booking photo in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., February 22, 2018. St. Louis Metropolitan Police Dept./Handout
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A little history was made in Washington on Thursday – little in the form of a newborn who became the first baby ever to appear on the floor of the U.S. Senate during a vote. A swaddled 11-day-old Maile Pearl Bowlsbey arrived on the floor of the chamber carried by her mother,
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ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – A St. Louis judge on Thursday rejected a bid to dismiss a criminal invasion of privacy charge against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens stemming from a sex scandal involving an extramarital affair. FILE PHOTO: Missouri Governor Eric Greitens appears in a police booking photo in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S., February 22, 2018.
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(Reuters) – A federal judge on Wednesday found Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach in contempt of court for disobeying her order not to enforce the state’s disputed proof-of-citizenship voter registration law while the court weighed its legality. FILE PHOTO: Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach talks about the Kansas voter ID law that he
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House budget office said on Wednesday it was probing whether a $43,000 soundproof phone booth installed for Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt violated the law, while dozens of Democratic senators called for him to resign over allegations of ethics lapses. FILE PHOTO: Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he did not fire James Comey “because of the phony Russia investigation,” contradicting his 2017 statement that he ousted the FBI director last year over the probe. A combination of file photos show U.S. President Donald Trump in the White House in Washington, DC, U.S.
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