China will 'take off the gloves' if Trump continues on Taiwan, state media warns
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will "take off the gloves" and take strong action if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump continues to provoke Beijing over Taiwan once he assumes office, two leading state-run newspapers said on Monday. ...
Trump says NATO is obsolete but still 'very important to me'
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said NATO was obsolete because it had not defended against terror attacks, but that the military alliance was still very important to him, The Times of London reported. ...
Israel, Palestinians warned against solo steps harmful to peace
PARIS (Reuters) - Some 70 countries reaffirmed on Sunday that only a two-state solution could resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned against any unilateral steps by either side that could prejudge negotiations. ...
Trump offers to end some Russian sanctions for nuclear arms cut
LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said he will offer to end sanctions against Russia in return for a nuclear arms reduction deal with Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin, The Times newspaper reported. ...
Israel, Palestinians warned against solo steps harmful to peace
PARIS (Reuters) - Some 70 countries reaffirmed on Sunday that only a two-state solution could resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned against any unilateral steps by either side that could prejudge negotiations. ...
Israel, Palestinians warned against solo steps harmful to peace
PARIS (Reuters) - Some 70 countries reaffirmed on Sunday that only a two-state solution could resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned against any unilateral steps by either side that could prejudge negotiations. ...
Israel, Palestinians warned against taking unilateral measures harmful to peace
PARIS (Reuters) - Some 70 countries on Sunday reaffirmed that only a two-state solution could resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and warned they would not recognize any unilateral steps by either side that could prejudge negotiations. ...
CIA director warns Trump to watch what he says, be careful on Russia
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - CIA Director John Brennan on Sunday had a stern parting message for Republican Donald Trump days before he assumes the U.S. presidency, cautioning him against loosening sanctions on Russia and warning him to watch what he says. ...
At Paris meeting, major powers to warn Trump over Middle East peace
PARIS (Reuters) - Major powers will signal to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday that a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians is the only solution, with France warning him that plans to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem could derail peace efforts. ...
Washington protesters vow to fight for civil rights under Trump
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. civil rights activists vowed on Saturday to defend hard-fought gains in voting rights and criminal justice during the presidency of Donald Trump, kicking off a week of protests ahead of the Republican's inauguration. ...
Trump team struggles for cohesion on tougher China policy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The incoming U.S. administration’s tough talk against China has set the stage for showdowns on everything from security to trade and cyberspace, but contradictory signals are sowing uncertainty over how far President-elect Donald Trump is prepared to go in confronting Beijing. ...
U.S. House votes to begin repealing Obamacare
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republicans on Friday won passage of a measure starting the process of dismantling Obamacare, despite concerns about not having a ready replacement and the potential financial cost of repealing Democratic President Barack Obama's landmark health insurance law. ...
Senate intelligence panel to probe Russia hacking
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leaders of the Senate Intelligence Committee said the panel will investigate allegations Russia used cyber attacks to influence the U.S. presidential election, including any links between Russia and the political campaigns. ...
Big security risks in Trump feud with spy agencies, officials say
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An unprecedented pre-presidential inauguration feud between Donald Trump and intelligence agencies that soon will be under his command could harm U.S. security if not quickly defused, current and former government officials said. ...
U.S. Justice Department blasts Chicago police over excessive force
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago's police routinely used excessive force, tolerated racially discriminatory conduct and often maintained a "code of silence" among officers to thwart investigations into misconduct, federal officials said in a blistering report released on Friday. ...
Chicago police routinely used excessive force: U.S. Justice Department
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago's police routinely used excessive force, tolerated racially discriminatory conduct and often maintained a "code of silence" among officers to thwart investigations into misconduct, according to a blistering report released by the federal government on Friday. ...
Chicago police routinely used excessive force -U.S. Justice Dept
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicago's police routinely used excessive force, tolerated racially discriminatory conduct and often maintained a "code of silence" among officers to thwart investigations into misconduct, according to a report released by the federal government on Friday. ...
Trump scorns probe into FBI pre-election handling of Clinton emails
(Reuters) - Donald Trump responded with derision on Friday to news of an investigation into the FBI decision to make public an inquiry into Hillary Clinton's emails days before the Nov. 8 presidential election, a decision that Clinton said was a factor in her defeat. ...
Trump, reprising campaign attacks, declares Clinton 'guilty as hell'
(Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday reprised his election campaign attacks on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, declaring her "guilty as hell" and deriding her supporters' criticism of how the FBI handled an investigation into her emails. ...
Trump blames 'both Democrats and Republicans' for allegations
(Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Friday accused his political opponents, "both Democrats and Republicans," for putting together a dossier of unverified claims linking him to Russia and said the document was probably released by intelligence agencies. ...