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One for All?: Trump calls for unity in the Arab region after Qatar freeze out

 06/07/2017 - 04:05
US President Donald J. Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi  opening the World Center for Countering Extremist Thought in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 21 May 2017. EPA/SAUDI PRESS AGENCY HANDOUT
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In a series of tweets, Trump said recent trip to Middle East prompted Saudi Arabia and four other countries to break diplomatic relations with Qatar, arguing the small energy -rich emirate is financing Islamic terrorism.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 3:00am
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US President Donald J. Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Arabia and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi  opening the World Center for Countering Extremist Thought in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 21 May 2017. EPA/SAUDI PRESS AGENCY HANDOUT

Atentado Terrorista en London Bridge: al menos 7 muertos, 48 heridos

 06/04/2017 - 09:04
Police units at London Bridge after reports of a incident involving a van hitting pedestrian on London Bridge, Central London, Britain, 04 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER
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Trump reacciona a ataques en Londres pidiendo un nuevo veto migratorio

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 8:45am
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Unidades de policía patrullan en las inmediaciones de London Bridge después de que una furgoneta invadiera a los transeúntes en el puente de la capital británica, el sábado por la noche. EPA/WILL OLIVER

London Bridge Attack: death toll in terrorist act rises to 7

 06/04/2017 - 08:53
Police units at London Bridge after reports of a incident involving a van hitting pedestrian on London Bridge, Central London, Britain, 04 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER
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President Donald Trump reacted quickly to reports of the terror attack in London by urging to be smart, vigilant and tough and impose a travel ban.

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Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 8:45am
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Police units at London Bridge after reports of a incident involving a van hitting pedestrian on London Bridge, Central London, Britain, 04 June 2017. EPA/WILL OLIVER

Trump to announce restrictions on Cuba policy

 05/31/2017 - 02:21
 the US embassy in Havana, Cuba on Nov. 8, 2016. EFE/Ernesto Mastrascusa

Among the changes being considered are prohibiting US firms to negotiate with entities linked to Cuba's Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) and the possibility of imposing more restrictions on Americans' travel to the island.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 2:15am
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 the US embassy in Havana, Cuba on Nov. 8, 2016. EFE/Ernesto Mastrascusa

Santos tras su encuentro con Trump: "Nosotros no construimos muros"

 05/19/2017 - 08:26
US President Donald J. Trump (R) shakes hands with President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos (L) during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 18 May 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS
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El presidente de EEUU Donald Trump dio el jueves la bienvenida a su homólogo colombiano, Juan Manuel Santos, de visita oficial en el país. Los líderes expresaron más interés en temas como la erradicación del problema de la cocaína, la lucha contra el tráfico de drogas y la crisis en Venezuela, que en el proceso de Paz en Colombia. 

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 5:15am
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Santos tras su encuentro con Trump en Washington, DC el 18 de mayo de 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

USA-Colombia: Trump focuses on anti-drug fight, asks Santos for help to end Venezuela political crisis

 05/19/2017 - 05:46
US President Donald J. Trump (R) shakes hands with President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos (L) during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 18 May 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

US President Donald Trump welcomed his Colombian counterpart, Juan Manuel Santos, to the White House on Thursday, appearing to express more interest in coca eradication, the anti-drug fight and the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela than in the Colombian peace agreement.

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Friday, May 19, 2017 - 5:15am
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US President Donald J. Trump (R) shakes hands with President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos (L) during a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 18 May 2017. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

Hillary Clinton "ready to come out of the woods."

 04/03/2017 - 03:07
Former First Lady and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at an event sponsored by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, USA, 31 March 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO
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Hillary Clinton came out Friday with her strongest criticism of US President Donald Trump since he took power in January, making fun of his office"s use of "alternative facts" and slamming as a "grave mistake" his plan for budget cuts to health, development and particularly diplomacy.

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Monday, April 3, 2017 - 3:00am
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Former First Lady and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at an event sponsored by the Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security at Georgetown University in Washington, DC, USA, 31 March 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

"A Story to Tell": Flynn ready to testify in exchange for immunity

 03/31/2017 - 03:53
Michael Flynn, then National Security Advisor to U.S. President Donald J. Trump, at a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 10 February 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Former US National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is ready to testify, in exchange for immunity, before the FBI and members of Congress investigating possible links between Russia and the election campaign team of President Donald Trump, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

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Friday, March 31, 2017 - 3:45am
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Michael Flynn, then National Security Advisor to U.S. President Donald J. Trump, at a press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 10 February 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Trump creates commission to seek solutions to opiate addiction epidemic

 03/30/2017 - 03:09
US President Donald J. Trump (R) laughs with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (2-R) during an opioid and drug abuse listening session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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As part of his anti-drug strategy, Trump is defending the construction of the controversial wall along the border with Mexico and increasing deportations to expel drug traffickers and criminals.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 3:00am
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US President Donald J. Trump (R) laughs with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (2-R) during an opioid and drug abuse listening session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

[OP-ED]: The national slush fund

 03/27/2017 - 09:29
El presidente de EE.UU., Donald Trump (i), y la administradora de los Centros de los programas de seguros de salud Medicare y Medicaid, Seema Verma (d), durante un panel sobre el plan sanitario republicano en la Sala Roosevelt de la Casa Blanca en Washington, Estados Unidos,

There was bound to be a political commotion when the Trump administration released its 2018 budget.

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Monday, March 27, 2017 - 8:30am
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President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders on Wednesday redoubled their efforts to try and secure the necessary votes to pass their healthcare reform bill in the House of Representatives later this week.