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Politics Jun 22Another U.S. worker confirmed hurt by mysterious Cuba incidents
Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, the State Department said, bringing the total number to 25.
Politics Jun 19McCain, Coons urge Trump to withdraw State Department nominee over stance on immigrants
Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons called on President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday to withdraw its nominee for a key State Department position over his "lack of empathy" for immigrants.
Politics Jun 19U.S. leaving UN’s Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias
The United States is leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It's the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.
Politics Jun 12After summit, Trump announces halt to U.S.-South Korea ‘war games’
President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un concluded a nuclear summit Tuesday with the U.S. president pledging unspecified "security guarantees" to the North and Kim recommitting to the "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."…
World Jun 12Trump and Kim sign document to conclude summit, but what did it say?
The broad agreement was light on specifics, largely reiterating previous public statements and past commitments. It did not include an agreement to take steps toward ending the technical state of warfare between the U.S. and North Korea.
Politics Jun 11U.S. says North Korea talks are moving quickly; Trump plans to leave early
Trump had been scheduled to fly back to Washington on Wednesday morning after spending Tuesday with the North Korean leader in Singapore. But on the eve of the summit, he altered his schedule, opting to return late Tuesday.
World Jun 08U.S. pulls 2 workers from Cuba amid renewed health concerns
Officials are concerned the workers may have been affected by the mysterious health incidents harming U.S. diplomats in Cuba and China.
Politics Jun 06Secret Obama-era permit let Iran convert funds to dollars
The Treasury Department license, issued in February 2016 and never disclosed, would have allowed Iran to convert $5.7 billion it held at Oman's Bank of Muscat from Omani rials into euros by exchanging them first into dollars.
World May 31WATCH: Pompeo says he made ‘good progress’ on summit in meeting with North Korean official
NEW YORK — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reported "good progress" in meetings with a top North Korean official Thursday as they sought to salvage an on-again, off-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
World May 30Top North Korean official lands in U.S. for talks with Pompeo
The talks come as preparations for the highly anticipated summit in Singapore were barreling forward on both sides of the Pacific Ocean, despite lingering uncertainty about whether it will really occur, and when.