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Exclusive: North Korea has no fear of U.S. sanctions move, will pursue nuclear arms – envoy

North Korea has nothing to fear from any U.S. move to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system and will pursue “acceleration” of its nuclear and missile programs, a North Korean envoy told Reuters on Tuesday. This includes developing a “pre-emptive first strike capability” and …

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Exclusive: Trump administration weighing broad sanctions on North Korea – U.S. official

The Trump administration is considering sweeping sanctions aimed at cutting North Korea off from the global financial system as part of a broad review of measures to counter Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile threat, a senior U.S. official said on Monday. The sanctions would be part of a multi-pronged approach of …

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Sessions asks 46 Obama-era U.S. attorneys to resign

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly asked the remaining 46 chief federal prosecutors left over from the Obama administration to resign on Friday, including Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who had been asked to stay on in November by then President-elect Donald Trump. Although U.S. attorneys are political appointees, and …

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Volkswagen pleads guilty in U.S. court in diesel emissions scandal

Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud, obstruction of justice and falsifying statements as part of a $4.3 billion settlement reached with the U.S. Justice Department in January over the automaker’s diesel emissions scandal. It was the first time the company has pleaded guilty to criminal conduct in …

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U.S. job growth seen strong in February; wages to rebound

U.S. employers likely maintained a brisk pace of hiring in February and boosted wages for workers, which is expected to give the Federal Reserve the green light to raise interest rates next week despite slowing economic growth. Nonfarm payrolls probably increased by 190,000 jobs last month, according to a Reuters …

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U.S. senators ask government for proof Obama wiretapped Trump

Two senior senators asked the FBI and Justice Department on Wednesday for any information they have on President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated claim that his predecessor Barack Obama wiretapped him during the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign. In a letter to James Comey, director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Acting …

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U.S. starts deploying THAAD system in South Korea after North Korea missile test

The United States started to deploy the first elements of its advanced Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) anti-missile system to South Korea following North Korea’s test of four ballistic missiles, U.S. Pacific Command said on Tuesday. The announcement came as North Korean state media said leader Kim Jong Un …

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Former U.S. intelligence chief rejects Trump wiretap accusation

The former top U.S. intelligence official rejected President Donald Trump’s accusation that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped him even as the White House on Sunday urged Congress to investigate Trump’s allegation. The New York Times reported on Sunday that FBI Director James Comey asked the Justice Department this weekend to …

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Apple says it spent $50 billion last year with U.S. suppliers

Apple (AAPL.O) spent roughly $50 billion last year at U.S.-based suppliers including 3M (MMM.N) and Corning (GLW.N), Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Tuesday, stressing the iPhone-maker’s commitment to U.S. manufacturing. Speaking at an annual shareholder meeting, Cook gave the previously undisclosed data at a time when Apple has come …

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