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  • Otto Warmbier (C), a University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea from January 2016, is taken to court in the capital Pyongyang in this photo released March 16, 2016.

    President Donald Trump approved payment of a $2 million bill issued by North Korea for the care of Otto Warmbier, who returned to the U.S. in a coma, The Washington Post reported Thursday. Trump tweeted that "no money was paid to North Korea."

  • Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) holds a news conference at the U.S. Capitol March 25, 2019 in Washington, DC.

    "I think everybody should," Graham said. "That's just my view, it'd be good for the country."

  • President Donald Trump

    Six committee chairs in the Democratic-led House of Representatives called on U.S. Attorney General William Barr to release the full Mueller report to Congress by next Tuesday.

  • President Donald Trump speaks upon his departure from West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., March 24, 2019.

    Mueller specifically did not exonerate President Donald Trump, according to Trump's Attorney General William Barr.

  • President Donald Trump speaks to reporters at Palm Beach International Airport March 24, 2019 in Palm Beach County, Florida, declaring he had been completely exonerated after his campaign was cleared of colluding with Russia in the 2016 election campaign.

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average eked out a small gain on Monday after news that the special counsel found no collusion with Russia on the part of President Donald Trump

  • President Donald Trump on Friday said he has decided against imposing new large-scale sanctions on North Korea in a confusing tweet that seemed to imply he was reversing measures against two Chinese shipping companies, a U.S. administration source familiar with the matter said. But there were no new U.S. sanctions on North Korea announced on Friday, leading...

  • President Donald Trump on Friday reversed North Korea- related sanctions announced by the U.S. Treasury that additional large-scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North Korea, "Trump tweeted from his Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago. There were no new U.S. sanctions on North Korea announced on Friday and Trump was apparently...

  • Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

    The handoff marks the long-anticipated end of the high-profile and highly guarded Russia probe, nearly two years after it began.

  • President Donald Trump on Friday reversed North Korea sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department just a day earlier and the White House said he was doing so because he "likes" North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and did not consider them necessary. Treasury that additional large-scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North...

  • As floodwaters began to recede in much of the area inundated by the aftermath of a storm dubbed a "bomb cyclone," Nebraska officials were taking in the damage in a state where 64 of the 93 counties have declared emergencies. State officials said on the call that 290 people had been rescued by the Nebraska State Patrol, National Guard troops, and urban search and...

  • President Donald Trump

    "My warmest sympathy and best wishes goes out to the people of New Zealand after the horrible massacre in the Mosques. 49 innocent people have so senselessly died, with so many more seriously injured," Trump tweeted.

  • Paul Manafort, former campaign manager for Donald Trump, exits the District Courthouse after a motion hearing in Alexandria, Virginia, on Friday, May 4, 2018.

    The 16 criminal counts against Manafort unveiled by Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance relate to mortgage fraud, conspiracy and falsifying business records.

  • The FAA said late on Tuesday that its ongoing review of the 737 MAX shows "no systemic performance issues and provides no basis to order grounding the aircraft." Cruz said it would be prudent "to temporarily ground 737 Max aircraft" until the FAA "confirms the safety of these aircraft and their passengers. Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, said the FAA...

  • The move came as the European Union Aviation Safety Agency and numerous countries including Britain, China, Australia, Germany, France and Singapore have grounded the aircraft. Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, said the FAA should "immediately ground this plane in the United States until its safety can be assured." The FAA declined to comment on the...

  • *China, U.S. officials talk key trade issues. HONG KONG, March 12- The Hong Kong stock market closed higher on Tuesday, supported by sentiments in global markets and as Beijing and Washington appeared to progress towards a trade deal. **The phone call came one day after White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said China and the United States have not confirmed a date for...

  • *China, U.S. trade negotiators discuss "key issues" on Tuesday. HONG KONG, March 12- China shares rose on Tuesday, buoyed by investors' expectations of more stimulus to cushion any downturn, amid renewed optimism that Beijing and Washington would hammer out a deal soon. China's blue-chip CSI300 index rose 1.42 percent.

  • SINGAPORE, March 12- Chicago wheat futures edged higher on Tuesday but the market was trading not far from last session's 14- month low as abundant world supplies and fund-selling kept a lid on prices. Soybeans firmed after dropping earlier in the session to their lowest in more than 10 weeks on U.S.- China trade concerns. The most-active wheat contract on the...

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) waves to the press as he walks with US President Donald Trump at the Mar-a-Lago estate in West Palm Beach, Florida, April 7, 2017.

    Chinese Vice Premier Liu He held a telephone call on Tuesday with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on key issues in their trade talks, state news agency Xinhua said.

  • WASHINGTON, March 11- The White House said on Monday it was "absurd" to suggest that President Donald Trump was an unreliable negotiator as China reportedly balks at a summit with President Xi Jinping over concerns Trump would walk away from a trade deal. Washington and Beijing are still in negotiations and no date has been set for a summit, White House spokeswoman...

  • Soybeans also were lower as dissipating hopes for a trade deal between the United States and China outweighed any positive reaction from the announcement of a fresh U.S. soybean sale to China, the world's largest buyer of the oilseed. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Monday said a date for a trade summit between President Donald Trump and Chinese...