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US business economists fret over Trump policy agenda

US business economists worry about the prospects for President Donald Trump's policy agenda, and the potential damage to the economy from his trade and immigration policies, according to a survey released on Monday.

Trump mulls new US strategy in Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump assembled his national security team at the Camp David presidential retreat Friday to forge a way ahead in Afghanistan, almost 16 years after the war began.

Steve Bannon, Trump's «Great Manipulator»

When Steve Bannon gave a free-wheeling interview to a small left-wing magazine this week, he spoke as if he -- the White House's «great manipulator» -- was back on top.

Jesse Jackson slams US president over rally response

American civil rights pioneer Jesse Jackson on Friday slammed President Donald Trump for insisting anti-racism protesters were equally to blame for the violence at a white supremacist rally last weekend.

Trump heads to Camp David for Afghanistan talks

US President Donald Trump is assembling his national security team at the Camp David presidential retreat Friday to forge a way ahead in Afghanistan, almost 16 years after the war began.

Trump says US culture, history being «ripped apart»

President Donald Trump on Thursday condemned the «foolish» removal of Confederate statues whose preservation has become a rallying cry for white supremacists, saying US culture and history were being «ripped apart.»

Turkey-US: strained relations

From the 2003 US invasion of Iraq to Washington's latest decision to arm Kurdish groups in Syria, relations between Turkey and the US have been tested repeatedly.

Democrats maintain pressure on Trump over Comey firing

Democrats kept up the pressure on Donald Trump Sunday over his firing of FBI director James Comey, as members of both parties said the president must turn over any secret recordings of the two men's conversations.

US-China trade pact: a Trump triumph or rehashed news?

The new trade agreement unveiled Friday between China and the United States is yet another olive branch from the Trump White House to Beijing, but some skeptics wonder how long the cooperative tone will last.

Trump weighs further US troops for Afghanistan

Hanging in a corridor outside the Pentagon press office, a blow-up of a Time magazine cover shows a weary US soldier drawing deeply on his cigarette. Barbed wire and snowy foothills loom behind him.

Pope «won't judge» Trump before hearing him out

Pope Francis said Saturday he was hopeful of finding common ground with US President Donald Trump at their upcoming Vatican meeting, despite the leaders being starkly at odds over issues from migration to climate change.

Tumultuous week puts Trump presidency on perilous path

Another self-inflicted crisis has left Donald Trump's critics outraged and some of his Republican allies dismayed, but a bedrock of support for the billionaire US leader means the political endgame is far in the distance.

Former top US justice official to testify on Flynn-Russia links

The simmering controversy over Russia's alleged meddling in last year's US election returns to the spotlight Monday, with a former top Justice Department official set to testify on links between President Donald Trump's advisors and Moscow.

Pope Francis and Trump to meet despite disagreements

Pope Francis will receive US President Donald Trump at the Vatican on May 24, the first official meeting for the two leaders who have found themselves starkly at odds on issues including migration and climate change.

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