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Trump gave approval for new Russia sanctions as part of Syria airstrike plan

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President Donald Trump gave approval last week for rolling out airstrikes in Syria as well as new sanctions on Russia, according to three senior administration officials-but U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley wasn't briefed on changes to the sanctions plan before announcing it Sunday on national television. The episode marks the latest instance of members of Trump's team appearing out of sync with each other or with the president on foreign affairs. “Russia sanctions were a part of the agreed-upon plan going into the strike and going into the weekend,” said a senior administration official. “As...
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Trump administration to unveil new sales policy to make it easier for allies to buy arms - report

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US President Donald Trump will roll out a new weapons sales policy which will make it easier for America's allies to buy weapons from the country's biggest arms manufacturers, a new report says.
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Top Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow denies confusion over Russia sanctions

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White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the United States had imposed a set of sanctions on Russia and was considering other measures.
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‘I'm the equal of Putin,' Macron tells journalists over a drink

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France's Emmanuel Macron said he considers himself an equal to Russia's Vladimir Putin and that the strike on Syria was meant to show he was “part of this,” journalists who interviewed the French leader have revealed.
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Russia, Iran And Turkey Are Building A New Middle East| Opinion

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Obama tried to sidestep crises, and Trump is allowing three autocratic governments to advance and a murderous dictatorship to survive.
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Kudlow says Haley ‘got ahead of the curve' on sanctions

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PALM BEACH, Fla. - President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley “got ahead of the curve” when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent.
National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow told reporters Tuesday during a briefing in Florida that there “might have been some momentary confusion” about the issue.
Haley said during an appearance on “Face the Nation” on Sunday that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin would be announcing new sanctions directed at companies associated with Syria's chemical weapons program. She said Mnuchin would be...
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Nikki Haley Got ‘Ahead of the Curve' in Announcing Russian Sanctions, Officials Say

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The White House put further daylight between President Trump and Ms. Haley after she said the United States would impose new sanctions on Russian companies.
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Trump Considering New Russia Sanctions Despite ‘Confusion,' Kudlow Says

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White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the Trump administration is considering more sanctions against Russia.
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Trump boasts he changed Macron's stance on Iran deal

Trump boasts he changed Macron's stance on Iran deal

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Meghan Markle says goodbye to acting with final episode of 'Suits'

Meghan Markle says goodbye to acting with final episode of 'Suits'

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Bookings for Southwest fall after fatal accident

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VA secretary nominee Ronny Jackson withdraws, citing distraction over 'false...

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Judge: Bars are allowed to throw out Trump supporters

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The internet says this female potato farmer is Donald Trump's lookalike

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Harry picks Prince William as best man for wedding to Meghan Markle

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Dash cam video shows Port Authority official cursing at officers during traffic stop

"You may not tell me when to take my child. You may shut the f-- up!" the official said as part of an expletive-laced tirade to police officers during a traffic stop. Read more ...

Ronny Jackson, Trump's pick to run the Veterans Affairs department...

Ronny Jackson, Trump's pick to run the Veterans Affairs department, withdraws his bid over mounting misconduct allegations

Ronny Jackson, the White House physician who President Donald Trump nominated to the Veterans Affairs agency, withdrew his name from consideration for the job on... Read more ...

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On the early morning of Sunday, April 22, a terrorist killed four people and injured two at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee. The alleged killer was Travis... Read more ...