Meeting Israel’s Netanyahu, Trump avoids commitment to two-state solution By Luke Baker and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to curb settlement activity but avoided any explicit endorsement of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a longstanding bedrock of U.S. Middle East policy. The
Trump to speak with May – White House WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Theresa May will speak in a call scheduled for later on Tuesday, the White House said. The White House gave no other details about the discussion, scheduled for 11:30 a.m. (1630 GMT). The call comes after the
Courts likely to probe Trump’s intent in issuing travel ban By Andrew Chung and Mica Rosenberg | NEW YORK Washington state’s attorney general has promised to uncover “what truly motivated” President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, an approach that could prompt a rare public examination of how a U.S. president makes national security decisions.
Challenge to Trump travel ban moves forward in two courts By Dan Levine | SAN FRANCISCO The most consequential legal challenge to U.S. President Donald Trump’s travel ban will proceed on two tracks in the next few days, including a U.S. appeals court vote that could reveal some judges who disagree with their colleagues on the
U.N, Trump denounce North Korea, but no sign of any action By Ned Parker and Ju-min Park UNITED NATIONS/SEOUL (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council denounced North Korea’s weekend missile launch, urging members to “redouble efforts” to enforce sanctions against the reclusive state, but gave no indications of any action it might take. Pyongyang’s test
Trump national security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts By Steve Holland and John Walcott WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, resigned late on Monday after revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions on Russia with the Russian ambassador to the United States before Trump took office and misled
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump signed three new executive orders Thursday that he said are “designed to restore safety in America.” Trump signed the executive orders in the Oval Office after swearing in Attorney General Jeff Sessions. One of the orders, aimed at “reduc(ing) crime and restor(ing) public safety,” directs Sessions to establish a new Task
Qatar Airways expects Trump’s travel ban to be relaxed -report SYDNEY (Reuters) – Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker on Tuesday said he expected U.S. President Donald Trump would eventually relax a travel ban targeting seven predominantly Muslim countries, New Zealand media reported. The travel ban, Trump’s most controversial act since taking office
Trump disputes account of his Supreme Court nominee’s comments By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump castigated a Democratic senator on Thursday for saying U.S. Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch had voiced dismay in a private meeting over Trump’s attacks on the judiciary, while Republicans came forward to back up the lawmaker’s portrayal.
In setback for Trump, U.S. judges rejects travel ban By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg (Reuters) – President Donald Trump suffered a legal blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his executive order temporarily banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. A three-judge panel of the 9th