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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.
World Aug 06Russia ready for more engagement with U.S., despite sanctions
Russia's top diplomat said Sunday his country was ready for more engagement with the United States on North Korea, Syria, Ukraine and other pressing matters.
Politics Aug 06Welcome boost from China to global pressure on North Korea
A global pressure campaign on North Korea received a welcome boost Sunday from China as Beijing called on its neighbor to halt its missile and nuclear tests.
World Aug 01WATCH: Tillerson says he isn’t ‘very happy’ with Russia sanctions, but is hopeful about improving relations
Tillerson also sought to dispel speculation that he is frustrated and looking for a way out.
World Jul 18U.S. says Iran complying with nuclear deal, but defying its ‘spirit’
The Trump administration told Congress for a second time Monday that Iran is complying with the nuclear deal and can keep enjoying sanctions relief, even as it insisted Tehran would face consequences for breaching "the spirit" of the deal.