Trump baffles Sweden with crime comment, says it was based on TV report
STOCKHOLM/WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - A day after falsely suggesting there was an immigration-related security incident in Sweden, President Donald Trump said on Sunday his comment was based on a television report he had seen. ...
'CEO' Tillerson faces internal skeptics, crisis-battling White House
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of Rex Tillerson's first directives as U.S. secretary of state was an order to senior staff that his briefing materials not exceed two pages. ...
Trump's national security candidates promised autonomy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's next pick for national security adviser will have autonomy over staffing and key decisions, the White House said on Sunday as it scrambles to fill the post following the turbulent departure of Michael Flynn. ...
Trump's defense chief says has no problems with media
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday distanced himself from President Donald Trump's assessment of the media as "the enemy of the American people," saying during his first trip to the Middle East that he had no problems with the press. ...
Suppressing free press is 'how dictators get started': Senator McCain
MUNICH (Reuters) - Senator John McCain, defending the media against the latest attack by President Donald Trump, warned that suppressing the free press was "how dictators get started". ...
Trump administration drafts plan to raise asylum bar, speed deportations
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Department of Homeland Security has prepared new guidance for immigration agents aimed at speeding up deportations by denying asylum claims earlier in the process. ...
Trump administration to expand groups of immigrants to be deported: documents
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to direct immigration agents to greatly expand the categories of immigrants they target for deportation, according to drafts of two memos seen by Reuters and first reported by McClatchy news organization on Saturday. ...
Back on the campaign trail already, Trump touts promises kept
MELBOURNE, Fla. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, after a rocky first month in office, returned to the campaign trail on Saturday to deliver another attack on the media and tout his White House accomplishments in the friendly and familiar atmosphere of a rally with supporters. ...
With greetings from Trump, Pence says U.S. committed to Europe
MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday brought a message of support for Europe from Donald Trump but failed to wholly reassure allies worried about the new president's stance on Russia and the European Union. ...
Eight people flee U.S. border patrol to seek asylum in Canada
(This version of the Feb. 17 story corrects the headline and first paragraph to eight people from nine) ...
Pence says U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO
MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday brought a message of support for Europe from Donald Trump but failed to wholly reassure allies worried about the new president's stance on Russia and the European Union. ...
Pence pledges U.S. will stand firm with Europe, NATO
MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday sought to assure allies that the Trump administration will back NATO and stand with Europe even as it looks for new ways to cooperate with Russia. ...
Malaysia arrests North Korean man as row over Kim Jong Nam's death escalates
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian police said on Saturday they had arrested a North Korean man in connection with the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as a diplomatic spat over his body escalated. ...
China says policies unaffected by Trump plan to bring factories back to U.S.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China is closely following U.S. President Donald Trump's plans to create more domestic jobs by encouraging U.S. companies to bring home or "reshore" their overseas production, but the government will not change its overall strategy, Industry Minister Miao Wei said on Friday. ...
Trump's team in disarray, U.S. Senator McCain tells Europe
MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) - Republican Senator John McCain broke with the reassuring message that U.S. officials visiting Germany have sought to convey on their debut trip to Europe, saying on Friday that the administration of President Donald Trump was in "disarray". ...
More anti-Trump rallies planned in U.S. cities
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second consecutive day of protests against U.S. President Donald Trump's month-old administration will unfold on Friday in cities across the country, with activists urging Americans to skip work and school in a show of dissent. ...
More anti-Trump rallies planned in U.S. cities
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A second consecutive day of protests against U.S. President Donald Trump's month-old administration will unfold on Friday in cities across the country, with activists urging Americans to skip work and school in a show of dissent. ...
Trump scrambles to find top national security aide
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump, scrambling to find a new top security aide after firing his first one and being spurned by another candidate, said on Friday he has four people under consideration for the job, including acting national security adviser Keith Kellogg. ...
Trump says four people under consideration for national security adviser
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he is considering four people to serve as his national security adviser, including Retired General Keith Kellogg. ...
Malaysia says needs kin's DNA before releasing Kim Jong Nam's body
KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian police said on Friday it will not release the body of the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un until it receives DNA samples from his next-of-kin. ...