US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis reassures Iraq: We are not here to take your oil

President Donald Trump told CIA staff in a January speech: ‘We should have kept the oil. But okay. Maybe you’ll have another chance’

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Pence assures EU of Trump’s support

The EU’s Donald Tusk welcomes US Vice-President Mike Pence backing for a ‘united Europe’ after fears Trump may attempt trade accords with individual states

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This week for Donald Trump: not the greatest. He didn’t love it

Well, he told the media he was having fun — but his cabinet-building has hit snags, Ford gave him the finger and a sailor turned him down

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Fed’s Yellen spars with legislators on regulation, economy

Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen defends the Fed’s role in helping the US economy to rebuild after the financial crisis; calls on Congress to put in ...

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Donald Trump defends controversial former national security adviser

Trump also hosted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the White House on Wednesday, and dropped an attachment to a two-state solution

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Trump hints at shift in Israeli-Palestinian two-state solution

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks for stronger ties with the US after the frosty Obama administration years

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