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- US-China trade uncertainty is 'the enemy of growth,' OECD warns as it slashes forecasts
Trade tensions between the U.S. and China endanger investment and growth, the secretary general of the OECD warned Monday.
CNBC. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Britons could be banned from Syria under counter-terrorism laws
The home secretary will warn UK nationals who are there without good reason they are "on notice".
BBC News. Monday, 20 May 2019.
- Full episode: May 19, 2019
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan, Rep. Adam Schiff, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, David Maraniss, Peter Baker, Kristen Soltis Anderson, Jamelle Bouie, and Edward Wong appeared on this broadcast of "Face the Nation"
CBS News. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- McAleenan: Florida No Longer Targeted For Moving Migrants From Border
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan said Sunday Florida is no longer being considered for moving illegal immigrants who've overwhelmed housing facilities at the southern border.I ...
Newsmax. Sunday, 19 May 2019.
- Perry to lead delegation to Ukraine presidential swearing-in
WASHINGTON (AP) - Energy Secretary Rick Perry will lead a delegation to the inauguration of Volodymyr Zelenskiy's as Ukraine's next president. Zelenskiy is a popular comedian with no political experience. ...
Washington Times. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- North Korea urges UN chief to address ship seizure by 'gangster' US
North Korea asked United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to deal with the "illegal" seizure of one of its cargo ships by the United States, state media said Saturday.
CNBC. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Acting US Defense Secretary Faces Challenges Ahead of Confirmation
Acting Secretary of Defense Pat Shanahan is President Donald Trump's pick for the next U.S. defense secretary. ...
Voice of America. Saturday, 18 May 2019.
- Treasury rejects Democrats' subpoena to turn over Trump tax returns
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Friday rejected a Democratic subpoena for President Donald Trump's tax returns and the showdown appeared headed for court.
ABC News. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Congress' quest for Trump tax returns likely headed to court
The Treasury Department rejected a congressional subpoena for Trump's returns Friday. Some Democrats would like to see the treasury secretary and IRS commissioner face legal punishment for failing to comply
CBS News. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Richard Neal doubts Mnuchin will comply with subpoena for Trump taxes
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Richard Neal said Friday he doubts Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will comply with the committee's deadline to receive President Trump's tax returns. ...
Washington Times. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Rep. Kinzinger Considered for Air Force Secretary
With the position of U.S. Secretary of Air Force officially becoming vacant May 31, Newsmax has learned there is mounting discussion in the White House of Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., being named to the s job.
Newsmax. Friday, 17 May 2019.
- Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader Martin Lee on Thursday, the State Department said, as Hong Kong activists seek to derail a proposed extradition law pushed by Beijing.
Reuters. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Trump told U.S. defense chief: no war with Iran: N.Y. Times
U.S. President Donald Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, he does not want to go to war with Iran, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing unidentified administration officials.
Reuters. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Mexican consulates to perform same-sex marriages
Mexico's foreign affairs secretary has instructed the country's consulates throughout the world to allow all citizens, regardless of gender, to marry in their offices.
Fox News. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
- Jeff Koons 'Rabbit' Fetches $91 Million, Auction Record For Work By Living Artist
Robert Mnuchin, an art dealer and the father of the Treasury Secretary, bought the sculpture for a client. Some art collectors consider the silver bunny to be the holy grail of Koons works.
NPR. Thursday, 16 May 2019.
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