UK reaffirms commitment to Iran nuclear deal in call with Trump – May’s office

By William James LONDON, Oct 11 : Prime Minister Theresa May has reaffirmed Britain’s commitment to a 2015 Iran nuclear deal in a telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump ahead of a key US decision on whether Tehran has stuck to the terms of the pact. Trump has cast doubt on the future of […]

Trump derides Corker for Iran deal; Corker strikes back

By Doina Chiacu and Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Oct 8 : U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Senator Bob Corker for the Iran nuclear deal on Sunday in a series of derisive Twitter posts that drew a sharp comeback from the lawmaker, an influential fellow Republican and onetime ally. The senator, who announced his retirement last month, […]

In meeting with military, Trump talks of ‘calm before the storm’

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Oct 6 : After discussing Iran and North Korea with US military leaders on Thursday, President Donald Trump posed for a photo with them before dinner and declared the moment “the calm before the storm.” “You guys know what this represents?” Trump said after journalists gathered in the White House state […]

Trump to meet victims, responders in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

By Roberta Rampton and Gabriel Stargardter WASHINGTON/SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Oct 3 : – P resident Donald Trump will fly to Puerto Rico on Tuesday to view the havoc wreaked by Hurricane Maria and meet residents, many of whom are frustrated and resentful that they are still struggling with basic necessities two weeks after the […]

Trump to travel to Asia Nov. 3-14 – White House

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Sept 29 : Donald Trump will travel to Asia next month for the first time since becoming president, stopping in Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines on a trip expected to be dominated by the North Korea nuclear threat. Joined by his wife Melania, Trump will travel Nov. 3-14. […]

US visas to six Muslim nations drop after Supreme Court backs travel ban

By Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON, Sept 29 : In the first two months after a June Supreme Court ruling allowed partial implementation of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, visas issued on average each month to citizens of six countries targeted by the order were 18 percent lower compared to the month prior to the ban, a […]