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(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 27, 2018, US National Security Advisor John Bolton speaks at a press briefing at the White House in Washington, DC. – US national security advisor John Bolton said Friday, December 28, 2018 he would visit Turkey and Israel to coordinate on Syria, after President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw all US forces. Bolton said he would head in January to both Turkey which has enthusiastically backed Trump’s sudden move — as well as Israel, a close US ally where the pullout has caused concern. (Photo by NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP)

White House security chief defends Donald Trump-Kim Jong-un summit

US national security advisor John Bolton denied Sunday that last week’s nuclear summit with North Korea was a failure, despite President Donald Trump coming home empty-handed.
Saudi officials say they don't know where Jamal Khashoggi's remains are despite having suspects in custody [Osman Orsal-Reuters]

Adel Al-Jubeir: We’ll investigate Jamal Khashoggi murder on our own

Saudi Arabia does not need a UN or international investigation into the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi because its "competent legal system" can handle the matter, said its minister of state for foreign affairs.
US President Donald Trump has accused Saudi Arabia of lying about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, his strongest comments to date on the affair as pressure builds on the administration to strike a tougher line.

Donald Trump to face impeachment, jail time over hush money

US President Donald Trump could face impeachment and jail time if hush money payments reported by his former lawyer are proven to be campaign finance violations, Democratic lawmakers say
U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. - M. Scott Mahaskey-POLITICO

US says March 1 ‘hard deadline’ for trade deal with China

US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says trade negotiations with China need to reach successful end by March 1 or new tariffs will be imposed, clarifying there is “hard deadline” after a week of confusion among administration advisers
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Mike Pence denies discussions to depose Donald Trump took place

US Vice President Mike Pence has denied discussions to remove President Donald Trump from office took place, rejecting claims made in a New York Times opinion piece authored by an unidentified White House official.

US lawmakers want to end ‘evil’ migrant family separations

Democratic lawmakers vowed Sunday to end the "evil" separation of migrant children from their parents at the US border, as First Lady Melania Trump made a rare political plea to end the deeply controversial practice.

North Korea ‘in talks to free US detainees’ as diplomacy escalates

North Korea is in talks with the US and Sweden to release three jailed Americans, reports said, as diplomatic activities intensified ahead of Pyongyang’s planned summits with Washington and Seoul.

US alleges Russia planning to meddle in 2018 midterm polls

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director, Mike Pompeo, expressed concern, on Sunday, over Russia’s alleged attempts to interfere in the 2018 midterm US elections.

US looks to work with Paris climate accord ‘partners’ – Tillerson

After a succession of mixed messages on the US stance on climate change, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that the Trump administration was seeking "ways in which we can work with partners in the Paris climate accord."

Closure of US embassy in Cuba ‘under review’ – Tillerson

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday that Washington is considering the possibility of closing its embassy in Havana in the wake of a mysterious "sonic attack" that left several of its staff with brain injuries and hearing loss.

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