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World May 21Trump administration calls Venezuela’s election a ‘sham’
Vice President Mike Pence asserted that the election had been "neither free nor fair," and that its result -- a victory by President Nicolas Maduro -- was illegitimate.
Politics May 21WATCH: Mike Pompeo issues steep demands for nuclear treaty with Iran
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a steep list of demands Monday that he said should be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the Obama-era deal, threatening "the strongest sanctions in history" if Iran doesn't change course.
World May 15U.S. hits head of Iran’s central bank with terror sanctions
Although the sanctions do not technically extend to the central bank itself, they could significantly increase Iran's isolation from the global financial system.
World May 11U.S. strikes deal with United Arab Emirates, resolving yearslong airline spat
After months of negotiations, a deal was reached that was carefully constructed to allow both sides to claim victory. Yet in a sign of how testy the issue has become, the Emiratis and the U.S. airlines immediately disagreed about what…
World May 11WATCH: U.S. will help boost North Korea’s economy if it gives up nuclear weapons, Pompeo says
"If North Korea takes bold action to quickly denuclearize, the United States is prepared to work with North Korea to achieve prosperity on the par with our South Korean friends," Pompeo said.
World May 10Iraqi forces capture 5 senior Islamic State leaders in cross-border raid
Coalition spokesman Army Col. Ryan Dillon called the arrest a "significant blow to Daesh," using the Arabic acronym for the extremist group.
Politics May 09Trump warns Iran against resuming nuclear program
President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against resuming its nuclear weapons program, a day after announcing that he was withdrawing the U.S. from the landmark Iran nuclear deal.
Nation May 08U.S. will exit nuclear agreement with Iran, Trump says
"Iran's bloody ambitions have only gotten more brazen," President Donald Trump said Tuesday as he announced the U.S. was exiting the Iran nuclear agreement.
Politics May 07Giuliani doesn’t speak for U.S. on foreign policy, State Department says
Rudy Giuliani's statements on Trump's policies and global affairs spurred widespread confusion over whether the former New York mayor was disclosing information he'd been told by the president, stating U.S. government policy or merely describing his own impression of events.
Politics May 05Trump exit from Iran nuclear deal enters uncharted territory
If President Trump follows through on his threat to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal on May 12, the rest of the world will be thrust into uncharted territory.