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Tlaib’s grandmother: may God ruin Trump

Sitting under an olive tree in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Muftia Tlaib scoffs at the attention she has recently received from the president of the United States. “May God ruin ...

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Assistant secretary of state Kimberly Breier resigns

The Trump administration’s top diplomat for Latin America has resigned amid internal disputes over immigration policy for the region, U.S. officials said Wednesday. Two officials and a congressional aide said ...

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Pompeo says Trump wants troops out of Afghanistan before the 2020 election

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that President Donald Trump wants the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan drawn down before the 2020 presidential election, adding that he has seen “real progress” ...

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Two U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two U.S. service members have been killed in action in Afghanistan in what appears to be an insider attack. The NATO-led Resolute Support Mission said Monday that two Americans are ...

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U.S. calls for no more North Korean provocations

The United States on Thursday urged North Korea to refrain from further provocations after the communist country test-fired two new short-range ballistic missiles and said it still hoped for a ...

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Trump: I didn’t tap Rand Paul to serve as envoy in talks with Iran

President Trump on Thursday disputed that he asked Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to serve as an emissary to Iran following a report that he signed off on the senator’s request ...

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Trump agrees to send Rand Paul to meet with Iranian official

President Trump signed off this weekend on a proposal from Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for him to serve as a liaison to Iran to try to reduce skyrocketing tensions between ...

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Trump: U.S. to withhold F-35 fighters from Turkey

President Trump said the U.S. would withhold sales of advanced F-35 stealth jet fighters to Turkey after Ankara received a new air-defense system from Russia, putting new strains on the ...

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Iranian diplomats, families living in New York face U.S. travel curbs

The United States has tightly restricted the travel of more than a dozen Iranian diplomats and their families living in New York, according to a U.S. diplomatic note to sent ...

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Treasury secretary asks Congress to raise debt ceiling

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday urged Congress to increase the nation’s debt ceiling before its summer recess. In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Mnuchin said that ...

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