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White House: Official residence and workplace of the President of the United States
The White House is the official residence and workplace of the president of the United States. It is located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., and has been the residence of every U.S. president since John Adams in 1800. The term "White House" is often used as a metonym for the president and his advisers.

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Trump not verbally briefed on Russia bounty matter: WH [Video]

Trump not verbally briefed on Russia bounty matter: WH

[NFA] White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien on Wednesday said that President Donald Trump was not verbally briefed on a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers..

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Fox News Fires 'America's Newsroom' Anchor Ed Henry Over Sexual Misconduct Claims | THR News [Video]

Fox News Fires 'America's Newsroom' Anchor Ed Henry Over Sexual Misconduct Claims | THR News

The network says it terminated the former chief White House correspondent after receiving a complaint from a former employee's attorney.

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Russian Bounties On US Troops: What Did Trump Know, And When? [Video]

Russian Bounties On US Troops: What Did Trump Know, And When?

CNN reports the White House had intelligence in early 2019 indicating Russian actors were offering bounties to kill US soldiers in Afghanistan. That's more than a year before President Donald Trump..

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No indication alleged Russia payments were a 'hoax': House Dem [Video]

No indication alleged Russia payments were a 'hoax': House Dem

Representative Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, on Tuesday said after a White House briefing on a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers..

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White House holds first coronavirus briefing in two months [Video]

White House holds first coronavirus briefing in two months

The White House has given its first coronavirus briefing in two months in the US.The top US infectious disease expert said there had been failures in tracing the contacts of those with the virus. While..

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White House talks over Kosovo-Serbia in doubt after war crime charges [Video]

White House talks over Kosovo-Serbia in doubt after war crime charges

White House talks over Kosovo-Serbia in doubt after war crime charges

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Madonna urges Americans to 'wake up' and vote Trump out [Video]

Madonna urges Americans to 'wake up' and vote Trump out

Madonna has endorsed Democrat Joe Biden as America's next leader, urging her fans and followers to "wake up" and vote out the "sociopath in the White House" in November.

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Trump slams 'left-wing mob' at Phoenix rally [Video]

Trump slams 'left-wing mob' at Phoenix rally

[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump looked to turn nationwide protests against racism and policy brutality to his advantage at a campaign rally in Arizona on Tuesday. Gloria Tso reports.

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Trump takes hard line on vandalizing monuments [Video]

Trump takes hard line on vandalizing monuments

[NFA] President Donald Trump on Tuesday pledged to take a hard line on anyone destroying or vandalizing U.S. historical monuments and threatened to use force on some protesters, as political activism..

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EU considers ban on U.S. travelers: report [Video]

EU considers ban on U.S. travelers: report

European Union countries eager to revive their economies are prepared to block Americans from entering because the United States has failed to control the coronavirus pandemic, the New York Times..

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Looking at 'long-term' sentences for protesters: Trump [Video]

Looking at 'long-term' sentences for protesters: Trump

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said 'numerous people' were in jail or were going to jail and he is looking at 'long-term sentences' for protesters who tried to topple a statue of former President..

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Equity indices continue upward journey, LandT among top gainers [Video]

Equity indices continue upward journey, LandT among top gainers

Equity benchmark indices swung upward for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday with buying across several counters. The BSE SandP Sensex closed 519 points or 1.49 per cent higher at 35,430 while the..

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Navarro walks back China trade deal comments [Video]

Navarro walks back China trade deal comments

[NFA] Just hours after White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said the trade deal with China was 'over,' he walked back his comments -- which had in the meantime sent financial markets into a frenzy...

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Protesters try to topple statue near White House [Video]

Protesters try to topple statue near White House

Protesters tried to tear down a statue of former U.S. President Andrew Jackson on Monday (June 22) near the White House, scrawling "killer scum" on the base and pulling at ropes around the figure of..

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Trump to meet with Poland's Duda at White House next week

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Polish President Andrzej Duda in Washington next week, the first visit by a foreign leader to the White House since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
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White House, on Tiananmen anniversary, urges China to respect human rights

The White House, in statement on the 31st anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square crackdown, urged Beijing on Thursday to respect human rights, fulfill its commitments on Hong Kong and end persecution..
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Retired China soccer star calls for ouster of Communist Party

A retired Chinese soccer star called for the ouster of China's ruling Communist Party in a video released on Thursday on the YouTube channel of fugitive billionaire Guo Wengui, who is close with former..
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Trump and Bolsonaro discussed research effort on using hydroxychloroquine to fight coronavirus, White House says

U.S. President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro discussed a joint research effort on using the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine as both a prophylaxis and treatment for the..
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Zimbabwe summons U.S. ambassador over comments on Floyd protests

Zimbabwe summoned the U.S. ambassador in Harare on Monday after a senior White House official said the country was among "foreign adversaries" using the unrest over the death of George Floyd to..
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Trump, Macron agree G7 should be held in person and in near future: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron agreed in a phone call on Thursday that the G7 meeting should be held in person and in the near future, the White House said.
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U.S. may now need to treat Hong Kong like China: White House adviser

U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said on Thursday that Hong Kong may now need to be treated like China when it comes to trade and other financial matters, given Beijing's move to..
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U.S. bill to pressure China over Uighur rights goes to Trump for decision

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday calling for sanctions on Chinese officials responsible for oppression of Uighur Muslims, sending the bill to the White..
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White House says late-June G7 summit would be great reopening example

President Donald Trump believes there would be "no greater example of reopening" than holding a G7 summit in the United States near the end of June, the White House said on Tuesday.
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White House says Trump displeased with China over Hong Kong moves

U.S. President Donald Trump is displeased with China over Beijing's effort to impose a new security law on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest, White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany..
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Trump 'miffed' with China, trade deal now less important: adviser

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump is so "miffed" with Beijing over the novel coronavirus and other matters that the U.S.-China trade deal is not as..
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U.S. brings forward travel ban as Brazil surpasses its daily death toll

The White House on Monday brought forward by two days restrictions on travel to the United States from Brazil as the number of deaths from the new coronavirus in the South American nation surpassed the..
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White House brings forward Brazil travel restrictions by two days

The White House on Monday brought forward by two days restrictions on travel to the United States from Brazil that were announced after the Latin American country became the world's No. 2 coronavirus..
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U.S. limits travel from Brazil amid worsening coronavirus outbreak

The White House on Sunday said it was restricting travel from Brazil to the United States, two days after the South American nation became the world's No. 2 hotspot for coronavirus cases.
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White House limits travel to U.S. from Brazil due to coronavirus

The White House on Sunday said it was prohibiting most non-U.S. citizens from traveling to the United States if they had been in Brazil in the last two weeks, two days after the South American nation..
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Coronavirus 'cover-up' is China's Chernobyl: White House adviser

A top White House official on Sunday likened China's handling of the coronavirus outbreak to the Soviet Union's cover-up of the meltdown at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986.
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U.S. may ban travelers from Brazil on Sunday over outbreak: White House

The United States is likely to impose travel restrictions on Brazil on Sunday, a top White House official said after the South American nation became the world No. 2 hot spot for coronavirus cases.
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U.S. hopes for in-person G7 summit end of June: White House

Any in-person meeting of Group of Seven leaders will take place at the end of June, White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien said on Sunday.
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China legislation on Hong Kong could lead to U.S. sanctions, White House says

China's proposed national security legislation for Hong Kong could lead to U.S. sanctions and threaten the city's status as a financial hub, White House National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien said on..
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Trump urges Libya de-escalation on call with Erdogan: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump called for a "rapid de-escalation" of the Libyan conflict on a call with Turkish counterpart Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday, the White House said, after recent gains by forces..
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Trump, Erdogan discussed need for 'rapid de-escalation' in Libya: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday discussed turmoil in Libya and Syria, as well as reopening economies around the world amid the global coronavirus pandemic,..
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White House adviser: China's Hong Kong move will hurt its economy

White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett on Friday said Beijing's move to impose a new security law on Hong Kong after last year's pro-democracy unrest would harm the Chinese economy, and warned that..
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U.S. health secretary expresses confidence in Abbott's fast COVID-19 test

A top Trump administration official said on Friday the government still has confidence in Abbott Laboratories’ speedy coronavirus test, which is used at the White House but which regulators have..
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Australia annoyed as U.S. pushes Wuhan lab COVID-19 theory

Australian officials are frustrated that their push for an inquiry into the origins of the coronavirus is being undermined by the White House, which has sought to link the outbreak to a Chinese lab,..
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White House says relationship with China is disappointing, frustrating

The U.S.-China relationship is one of disappointment and frustration, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Wednesday, highlighting a deepening rift between Washington and Beijing.
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White House adviser Navarro lashes out at China over 'fake' test kits

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro on Monday accused China of sending low-quality and even counterfeit coronavirus antibody testing kits to the United States and of "profiteering" from the..
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Trump, Qatari leader agree Taliban need to reduce violence in Afghanistan, White House says

U.S. President Donald Trump and Qatari leader Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani agreed in a phone call on Wednesday on the importance of the Taliban reducing violence in Afghanistan, the White House..
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'The U.S. is praying for you', Melania Trump tells UK PM Johnson's pregnant fiancée

U.S First Lady Melania Trump called Carrie Symonds, the pregnant fiancée of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, to wish the couple a speedy recovery from the coronavirus, a White House statement..
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G7 seeks WHO review and reform, commits to coordinated virus response: White House

Leaders from the G7 group of industrialized nations on Thursday called for a review and reform process at the World Health Organization and agreed to ensure a coordinated global approach to the..
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G20 leaders weigh supply chains, worker protections: White House adviser

The leaders of the G20 nations on Thursday discussed ways to try to have minimal disruption to global supply chains and how to protect workers amid the coronavirus pandemic, White House adviser..
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U.S., Mexico agree on importance of trade despite border restrictions

U.S. President Donald Trump and his Mexican counterpart, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, agreed on Saturday on the importance of preserving bilateral trade and critical services, despite U.S.-Mexico..
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Exclusive: Trump cancels G7 at Camp David over coronavirus, to hold video-conference instead

President Donald Trump will cancel an in-person meeting of G7 leaders at Camp David in June because of the coronavirus and will hold a video-conference instead, the White House said on Thursday.
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Trump, Canada's Trudeau agree on importance of maintaining trade: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday and the two leaders agreed it was important to keep trade flowing despite travel restrictions put in place to..
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Trump encountered second person who later tested positive for coronavirus, White House physician says

U.S. President Donald Trump encountered a second individual last weekend who later tested positive for coronavirus, but the president did not require testing for the virus or quarantining, the White..
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Trump to nominate Hudson Institute CEO Weinstein to be U.S. ambassador to Japan: White House

U.S. President Donald Trump intends to nominate Kenneth Weinstein, chief executive officer of the Hudson Institute think tank, as ambassador to Japan, the White House said on Friday.
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U.S. airports expect to lose at least $3.7 billion as coronavirus cuts air travel

Major U.S. airports told the White House on Thursday they were bracing for massive losses because of the falloff in travel demand due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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White House task force meets with major U.S. airports on coronavirus

Major U.S. airports met with the White house coronavirus task on Thursday to discuss the ongoing coronavirus crisis response and the potential financial impact, three people briefed on the meetings..
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Trump has not been tested for coronavirus - White House

U.S. President Donald Trump has not been tested for the coronavirus, the White House said on Monday, though at least two lawmakers with whom he has recently come into contact have announced they were..
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White House invites Wall Street executives for coronavirus meeting - source

The Trump administration has invited top Wall Street executives to meet at the White House on Wednesday to discuss the coronavirus, a person familiar with the plan said on Monday as stocks dropped amid..
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Trump, Brazil's Bolsonaro to meet on Saturday, White House says

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in Florida on Saturday to discuss trade, infrastructure, Venezuela and the Middle East, the White House said in a statement..
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Scott Morrison admits seeking White House invitation for Hillsong founder Brian Houston

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has admitted Australia did ask for Hillsong Church pastor Brian Houston to be invited to a White House state dinner.
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U.S. lawmakers warned of wider coronavirus outbreak; White House urges calm

A top U.S. health official told lawmakers on Friday to expect many more coronavirus cases in the United States, a source said, as the Trump administration faced mounting criticism for its response to..
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White House adviser: Markets have 'gone too far' amid coronavirus

Global markets "have gone too far" and investors should not overreact, the White House's top economic adviser said on Friday as a massive sell-off continued amid fears the coronavirus epidemic could..
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White House adviser: More U.S. coronavirus cases likely but won't necessarily 'skyrocket'

The number of additional coronavirus cases in the United States is likely to increase but that does not mean they will "skyrocket" in North America, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on..
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House Democrats to introduce bill clawing back border wall funds

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives are working on new legislation that would "claw back" funds the White House took from the Pentagon's budget to fund construction of a wall on the..
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White House is considering appointment of coronavirus 'sideczar': Politico

The White House is considering appointing a coronavirus "czar" to coordinate the U.S. response to the disease, Politico reported on Wednesday, citing two officials familiar with the matter.
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Trump will hold White House news conference on coronavirus on Wednesday

U.S. President Donald Trump said he will hold a news conference on the coronavirus at 6 p.m. (2300 GMT) on Wednesday, as infections surge globally and U.S. health officials urge Americans to prepare..
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