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Nation Sep 03U.S. seizes control of Russian posts in San Francisco, D.C., NY
Moscow has accused the U.S. of violating international law by shuttering the facilities, a charge the U.S. disputes.
World Sep 01Russia lashes out after Trump orders diplomatic posts closed
Russia accused the United States on Friday of a "gross violation of international law" after the Trump administration gave Moscow two days to shutter diplomatic outposts in San Francisco and other American cities.
World Sep 01U.S. diplomats union: Attacks in Cuba caused mild brain injury
American diplomats who served in Cuba have been diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury following mysterious, unexplained attacks on their health, the union that represents U.S. diplomats said Friday.
Nation Sep 01U.S. ban on travel North Korea kicks in, with few exceptions
The ban makes U.S. passports invalid for travel to North Korea and allows the State Department to revoke the passport of anyone who flouts the ban.
World Aug 31U.S. will shutter Russian consulate in San Francisco in retaliation against diplomatic cuts in Moscow
Moscow forced the cut in American diplomatic staff earlier this year in retaliation for U.S. sanctions.
World Aug 21WATCH: Trump says U.S. can’t afford ‘hasty’ withdrawal from Afghanistan
In a prime-time address to the nation, Trump said his "original instinct was to pull out." Since taking office, Trump said, he'd determined that approach could create a vacuum that terrorists including al-Qaida and the Islamic State could "instantly fill."…
World Aug 09North Korea says it will have plan for attack on Guam by mid-August
North Korea officials called Trump's warning of "fire and fury" a "load of nonsense."…
World Aug 09New U.S. penalties against 8 more people over Venezuela crisis
The United States is imposing sanctions on eight more individuals, including the brother of the late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, for undermining democracy in the South American country.
Politics Aug 09Trump touts nuke strength as Tillerson urges calm on North Korea
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged calm and said Americans should have "no concerns" after North Korea and President Donald Trump traded fiery threats.
World Aug 07When asked about human rights, Philippine president Duterte says ‘don’t go there’
MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte met Monday with America's top diplomat, where he voiced solidarity with the U.S. amid global concerns over North Korea's nuclear program and angrily dismissed media questions about human rights abuses by his government.