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Trump Scraps New Sanctions Against Russia, Overruling Advisers

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The administration reversed course a day after announcing that it would penalize Russian companies for facilitating Syria's chemical weapons program.
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Trump on New Russia Sanctions: Not So Fast

Trump on New Russia Sanctions: Not So Fast

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A day after Nikki Haley announced that the US would be hitting Russia with new sanctions due to the suspected Syria chemical attack, President Trump is walking back her comments. Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, said on Face the Nation that any Russian companies linked to equipment used...
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White House Says Russia Sanctions Still Under Consideration

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The White House scrambled Monday to walk back U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's weekend announcement that new economic sanctions against Russia are imminent , but stressed the penalties are still being considered.
Haley created a firestorm Sunday when she said the new sanctions would be imposed by the Treasury Department on Monday, when, in fact, no such announcement was planned, according to two officials familiar with the matter.
In a statement, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders tried to clarify the situation, but her explanation created more confusion and led to suggestions...
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Trump put the brakes on new Russian sanctions, reversing Haley's announcement

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President walks back U.N. ambassador's assertion.
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Obama Recalls Kofi Annan's 'Integrity, Persistence, Optimism'

Obama Recalls Kofi Annan's 'Integrity, Persistence, Optimism'

The former president honored the former United Nations leader following Annan's death on Saturday. Read more ...

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Justice Department official Bruce Ohr-who President Trump says aided his political enemies during the campaign-may be the next person to have his security clearance revoked. "I... Read more ...