Trump lashes ex-lawyer, says taping of client 'perhaps illegal'
Donald Trump on Saturday said his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen may have acted illegally after it emerged he had secretly taped a discussion about payments to a former Playboy model who claims she had an affair with the US president.
Some countries buying Russian gear deserve sanctions waivers - US Defense Secretary
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Friday spoke in support of waivers for sanctions being imposed against nations buying military gear from Russia.
Trump 'on tape' discussing payment to Playboy model
US President Donald Trump was secretly taped by his longtime lawyer discussing payments to a former Playboy model, with whom he allegedly had an affair, and the recording is in FBI hands, The New York Times reported Friday. The lawyer, Michael Cohen -- who no longer represents Trump -- is being investigated over payments made…
US enlists UN to keep sanctions pressure on North Korea
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday met with the UN Security Council for the first talks on North Korea since Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un's summit -- and was to urge the top UN body to keep the pressure on Pyongyang.
Asia markets rally as China's yuan defies Trump dollar warning
Asian markets advanced Friday, with Shanghai gaining two percent as China's weak yuan currency defied US President Donald Trump's criticism of a strong dollar and Fed rate hikes.
Trump slams record EU fine against Google
President Donald Trump lashed out Thursday after Brussels hit US tech giant Google with a record fine, and warned he would no longer allow Europe to take "advantage" of the United States.
FBI chief reiterates: Russia meddled, whatever Putin & Trump say
FBI director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that the US intelligence community stands by its view that Russia interfered in the 2016 US election, despite Vladimir Putin's denial this week to President Donald Trump.
Trump blasts Montenegro, questions NATO mutual defense
Days after a widely slammed summit with his Russian counterpart, President Donald Trump drew fresh scorn Wednesday for questioning NATO's undergirding principle and for attacking "tiny" Montenegro, whose accession to the alliance enraged Moscow.
EU warns it will retaliate if US imposes 'disastrous' auto tariffs
The European Union will retaliate if US President Donald Trump imposes "disastrous" tariffs on automobiles, EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom warned Thursday.