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The US state department said that the US remained the biggest funder of humanitarian efforts over the seven years of the Syrian conflict, with nearly $8bn in total contributions, and will contribute to provide funds. "The United States is committed to being a global leader in providing humanitarian ... Syria
The Trump administration is keenly interested in using artificial intelligence to help the military perform some of its key tasks more effectively and cheaply, the ... They looked at what might happen by the year 2040, and warned that by then, AI could allow a superpower -- the United States, for example -- ...

Trump administration ends humanitarian program for Nepal ... There are roughly 9,000 people from Nepal living in the United States with TPS - a federal program used to allow people to remain in the U.S. and work if they ... I don't know how to tell my kids," she said Thursday of the administration's decision.
Spring break. It's a vacation I am getting used to now that I have school-age children. I figure I've got 10 good years before my older daughter will start college and spending spring break with me will be the last thing she'll want to do. We visited Disneyland--along with what felt like a million ... Trump Administration
Without explicitly giving his opinion about whether the United States should stick with the agreement, Mattis said that after reading the full text of the deal ... The question being discussed within the administration, and between the U.S. and its European allies, he said, is "whether we can repair it enough ... Iran
Democratic leaders are placing the blame on the Trump administration for Ronny Jackson's withdrawal as nominee for secretary of the Department of ... Asked whether Jackson will stay on, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says, "Admiral Jackson is a doctor in the United States ...
A third US federal judge has ordered the Trump administration to restore a programme letting young undocumented immigrants stay in the country. US District of Columbia judge John Bates said the move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) scheme was "virtually unexplained".
Lama is one of nearly 9,000 people from Nepal living in the United States with humanitarian protection known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS). The Trump administration must decide by Wednesday whether to terminate status for Nepal, which was granted after the April 25, 2015 earthquake ...
Mike Pompeo, the head of the CIA and President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, confirmed on Thursday that the US military killed hundreds of Russians in an intense fight in Syria. The US had previously only confirmed killing 100 or so pro-Syrian regime forces, but multiple outlets reported the number was ...
Ten to 15 years ago, the international policy community was debating whether space was becoming a battleground. “People went back and forth about it,” he said. “They were concerned about what the United States might do.” As it turned out, Pace continued, the U.S. “didn't do any of the things that people ...
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is pushing to reach a deal on the North American Free Trade Agreement by the beginning of May. But the timeline could be complicated by its refusal to budge from contentious proposals aimed at bringing manufacturing back to the United States.
The lawsuit came amid calls by Trump for Congress to stop legal immigrants from sponsoring extended family members who want to move to the United States through what he has characterized as “chain migration.” The lawsuit centers on regulations the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) ...
The United States says it has already absorbed thousands of Venezuelan immigrants who have come to the U.S. in the last five years. While plans for the U.S. to accept more Venezuelan refugees are very much in its infancy stages, expectations are not high. Those who have spoken to the administration ...
The Trump administration has condemned a suspected chemical weapons strike in Syria and is considering military action. "We are very concerned, ... in the United States. In 2016, near the end of Barack Obama's presidency, the U.S. resettled 15,479 Syrian refugees, according to State Department figures.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A judge ruled today that the U.S. Department of Justice cannot attempt to force local jurisdictions to comply with federal immigration ... "This is a complete victory, and this is yet another dagger in the heart of the administration's efforts to use federal funds as a weapon to make local ...

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A U.S. official wrote in court papers that the United States has provided billions of dollars to strengthen Palestinian institutions, promote security in the West Bank, expand Palestinian economic growth and help create conditions for peace. Since taking office, President Donald Trump has infuriated the ...
In the meantime, his administration is busy making it harder, not easier, for skilled migrants to come work in the United States. The State Department has ended an Obama-era program to grant visas to foreign entrepreneurs who want to start companies in the U.S. It is more aggressively scrutinizing visas ...
The United States has expelled the most, 60. MCCAMMON: President Trump, of course, has expressed a desire to be friends with Russia, and he's been criticized for - for lack of a better term - being soft on Russia, at least in terms of his rhetoric. And yet, this is a pretty hardline stance the U.S. has just taken.
“We told ourselves a happy-faced story that never fit with the facts, and now … the United States cannot avoid facing a very different reality with China,” ... Warren's visit to Northeast Asia follows the abrupt firing of Rex Tillerson as U.S. secretary of state and the Trump administration's continued failure to fill ...
RAMALLAH, April 1 (Xinhua) -- Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on Sunday lashed out at the U.S. for blocking a final statement by the UN Security Council (UNSC) over Gaza Land Day Rally events. He said that the U.S. administration "is involved in war crimes committed by ...
That's the same country Trump's own homeland security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen praised just last week for cooperating with the US on border issues. ... The belligerent tone Trump uses when talking publicly about Mexico belies the more civil interactions his administration has with Mexican officials.
The Chinese Ministry of Commerce indicated that the tariffs, which it first publicly suggested almost two weeks ago, were intended to pressure the Trump administration to back down from a simmering trade war. In addition to imposing additional tariffs on steel and aluminum from China and other countries, ...
The United States and more than a dozen European nations kicked out Russian diplomats on Monday and the Trump administration ordered Russia's consulate in ... A group of Russian diplomats, who earlier in the week were ordered by the US Administration to leave the country, and their families have left ...
In addition to affecting the 35 students from China enrolled at the University, the decision could impact U.S. foreign relations. “There will be no benefits with this restriction,” agreed Yang Shao '20, another Chinese international student. “It is unnecessary and inefficient to not allow international talents to ...
Many pregnant women, according to Border Patrol agents, cross illegally into the U.S. late into their terms with the intention of birthing their babies in the United States. All people born in the U.S. are American Citizens, according to the U.S. constitution. Border Patrol agents continue to detain hundreds of ...
President Trump, the Pentagon, and the State Department made conflicting statements about U.S. involvement in Syria on Thursday. While Trump said the U.S. would pull out of Syria "very soon," other administration officials have emphasized a longer-term fight to prevent an ISIS resurgence. The bigger picture: The U.S. is ...
HOUSTON (FOX 26) - On the next U.S. census, everyone will be asked, "are you a U.S. citizen?" Several states are suing the government, arguing it will discourage people from responding and cause the census count to be lower. The population count determines how much money the federal government ...
White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders was flat-out wrong in claiming the citizenship question had been regularly included in the Census Bureau's decennial survey to all U.S. households in recent decades. She also didn't provide context in asserting that a greater level of citizenship data is ...
Just last month, the Congressional Research Service released a report demonstrating that UN Peacekeeping is eight times less costly to the US treasury than a comparable deployment of US troops. If there is a global hotspot that the United States (by virtue of its position on the Security Council) deems to ...
Washington (CNN) The Trump administration plans to require immigrants applying to come to the United States to submit five years of social media history, ... The move follows the administration's emphasis on "extreme vetting" of would-be immigrants to the US, and is an extension of efforts by the previous ...
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) said the new policy follows Trump's executive order last year directing them to target anyone in the United States illegally. His order reversed President Barack Obama's instructions to mainly detain and deport criminals and those who had recently crossed ...
It's safe to say President Trump caused a few spit takes across Washington Thursday when he — in an almost-offhand aside — said the U.S. would be leaving Syria “very soon.” Trump was in Ritchfield, Ohio, giving a speech that was ostensibly about infrastructure. But it ended up being a throwaway line in ...
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Walter Shaub never actually talked to Donald Trump during their overlapping tenure in the United States government. Shaub quit his job as director of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics in July 2017, about six months before his term running the watchdog agency was to have expired ...
Senior administration officials, speaking to reporters Tuesday evening, called it a “very big deal in the history of U.S. trade negotiations.” Last month, Trump announced that the United States would be imposing a 25 percent blanket tariff on steel imports and a 10 percent tariff on aluminum imports, but left ...
The Constitution requires that every resident of the United States be counted in a decennial census, whether or not they are citizens. ... “I think that it is going to determine the individuals in our country, and provide information that allows us to comply with our own laws and with our own procedures,” she ...
President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the expulsion of 60 Russians from the United States and the closure of the Russian consulate in Seattle, senior U.S. administration officials said. The shutdown of the consulate in Seattle is due to its proximity to a U.S. submarine base as well as defense giant ...
The Trump administration appears to have pulled relations with NATO ally Turkey away from a "crisis point" after a slew of high-level meetings over the past week. But sharp disagreements on everything from the war in Syria to Russia's role in the Middle East make it unlikely that the United States can ...
The indictment characterized the cyberattacks and social media fraud as part of a larger effort by Russia to undermine the United States. A senior administration official called the effort ... He added, “The allegations being mounted against us are simply fantasies.” Mr. Kislyak, who has been caught up in the ...
A federal court ruled on the side of both the environment and consumers yesterday when it declared delays to four energy efficiency standards illegal. NRDC—alongside other public interest groups, 11 states, and the City of New York—sued the U.S. Department of Energy after it had inexplicably delayed ...
Kim Yong Nam, top left, president of the Presidium of North Korean Parliament, and Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, top right, sit behind U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, bottom left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, bottom right, as they watch the opening ceremony of the ...
Companies with operations outside of the United States were more circumspect. Aluminum companies including Alcoa, Rio Tinto Aluminum and Constellium issued statements urging the administration to exempt Canada, a major supplier of aluminum, from the rule, and focus on the issue of Chinese ...
A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered the Trump administration to implement energy-use limits for portable air conditioners and other products ... The U.S. Department of Energy was required to put the energy efficiency standards into effect after a 45-day period to identify any errors and did not have ...
On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of 16 senators introduced a plan to fund President Donald Trump's border wall in exchange for providing a path to citizenship for Dreamers—young undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children. In a vitriolic statement released just before 1 a.m. on ...
Now, though, with Mr. Moon determined to engage with the North, these officials said the administration has decided on a course correction. The decision was a victory for South Korea. “The United States, too, looks positively at South-North Korean dialogue and has expressed its willingness to start ...
The brief, polite spectacle between the Koreas masks an intensifying debate in Washington: What should America do as North Korea comes closer to being able to hit the U.S. with a nuclear warhead? The Trump administration's stated policy remains the same—that North Korea must stand down and get ...
A year into the Trump administration, the White House website still has no Spanish-language content, unlike during the two previous administrations and ... As Latinos became the largest minority in the U.S., President George W. Bush's administration added Spanish-language content to the White House ...
In January, The Verge reported that the Trump administration was preparing to end US support for the International Space Station by 2025, prompting outcry from Congressional officials. The Washington Post says that it has viewed an internal NASA document that outlines the agency's intentions to ...


 

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