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U.S. raises pressure on Maduro via sanctions, aid airlift
Saturday,  Feb 16, 2019,17:10 (GMT+7)
WASHINGTON/MUNICH (REUTERS) - The United States ratcheted up pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday by sanctioning some of his top security officials and the head of the state oil company, and unveiling plans to airlift over 200 tons of aid to the Colombian border.
Saturday,  Feb 16, 2019,09:30 (GMT+7)
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.
Friday,  Feb 15, 2019,17:44 (GMT+7)
BEIJING (REUTERS) - Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators had “productive meetings”, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet on Friday, as the world’s largest economies wound down two days of high-level talks to resolve their bruising trade war.
Friday,  Feb 15, 2019,13:06 (GMT+7)
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The U.S. Commerce Department is set to meet a Sunday deadline to deliver its recommendations to President Donald Trump on whether imported vehicles and parts pose a national security risk and to outline options on how to address the issue, officials said Thursday.
Friday,  Feb 15, 2019,08:56 (GMT+7)
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - President Donald Trump vowed on Thursday to declare a national emergency in an attempt to fund his U.S.-Mexico border wall without congressional approval, a step likely to plunge him into a court battle with Congress over constitutional powers.
Thursday,  Feb 14, 2019,17:53 (GMT+7)
BEIJING (REUTERS) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he was looking forward to trade talks with China on Thursday, as discussions in Beijing moved to a higher level in a push to de-escalate a tariff war ahead of a March 1 deadline for a deal.
Thursday,  Feb 14, 2019,12:17 (GMT+7)
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - U.S. lawmakers late on Wednesday completed writing a border security bill that was expected to deny President Donald Trump’s request for US$5.7 billion to help build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the Senate and House of Representatives expected to vote on the bill Thursday.
Thursday,  Feb 14, 2019,09:04 (GMT+7)
CARACAS (REUTERS) - Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress named new temporary boards of directors to state-oil firm PDVSA on Wednesday, in an effort to wrest the OPEC nation’s oil revenue from increasingly isolated President Nicolas Maduro.
Wednesday,  Feb 13, 2019,17:43 (GMT+7)
BEIJING (REUTERS) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he hopes for "productive" trade meetings in China this week, as the two countries seek to hammer out an agreement amid a festering dispute that has seen both level tariffs at each other.
Wednesday,  Feb 13, 2019,12:51 (GMT+7)
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - Weeks before a second summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the top U.S. military commander for Asia on Tuesday echoed an intelligence assessment that North Korea is unlikely to give up all its nuclear weapons.
Wednesday,  Feb 13, 2019,08:39 (GMT+7)
WASHINGTON/BEIJING (REUTERS) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he could let the March 1 deadline for a trade agreement with China “slide for a little while,” but that he would prefer not to and expects to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping to close the deal at some point.
Tuesday,  Feb 12, 2019,17:32 (GMT+7)
BUDAPEST (REUTERS) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cautioned allies on Monday against deploying equipment from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei on their soil, saying it would make it more difficult for Washington to "partner alongside them".
Tuesday,  Feb 12, 2019,12:57 (GMT+7)
SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - Oil prices rose on Tuesday amid OPEC-led supply cuts and U.S. sanctions against Iran and Venezuela, although analysts expect surging U.S. production and concerns over economic growth to keep markets in check.
Tuesday,  Feb 12, 2019,09:24 (GMT+7)
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - The top four Democratic and Republican congressional negotiators on border security funding resumed talks on Monday, with the possibility of another partial U.S. government shutdown looming if they fail to reach a deal by a Friday deadline.
Monday,  Feb 11, 2019,17:53 (GMT+7)
BEIJING (REUTERS) - China struck an upbeat note on Monday as trade talks resumed with the United States, but also expressed anger at a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea, which Vietnam officially calls the East Sea, casting a shadow over the prospect for improved Beijing-Washington ties.
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