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A senior European Union official said Tuesday that a summit next month will reaffirm the "European perspective" of the Western Balkans, a region with fresh memories of war and a long history with Russia. April 24, 2018, at 2:50 p.m.. April 24, 2018, at 2:50 p.m.. U.S. News & World Report. EU Official Favors Western Balkans ...
By AMIR SHAH and RAHIM FAIEZ, Associated Press. KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A new wave of Taliban attacks across Afghanistan killed at least 11 Afghan soldiers and policemen on Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a particularly deadly week of assaults by militants. At least five soldiers were killed ...

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that top US trade officials would soon travel to China as Washington and Beijing seek to resolve a trade dispute that has roiled markets and left exporters on edge. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other ...
The lawsuit alleges that the largest American tobacco manufacturers are pressuring Nebraska and 45 other states to expand their jurisdiction onto Indian reservations. The "Big Tobacco" manufacturers are leveraging a 1998 settlement of lawsuits with the states, according to the tribe's allegations.
Arkansas Panel Recommends 3 Percent Raises for Officials. An Arkansas panel has recommended a 3 percent raise for the state's top elected officials and judges. April 24, 2018 ... The commission was created through a 2014 constitutional amendment changing how officials' salaries are set. The salaries ...
Jim Renacci's bid for U.S. Senate, President Donald Trump made his backing official on Tuesday by posting a statement on Twitter. "Jim Renacci has worked so hard on Tax Reductions, Illegal Immigration, the Border and Crime," Trump's statement said. "I need Jim very badly to help our agenda and to ...

U.S. and U.K. government officials are warning of ongoing cyberattacks carried out by Russian hackers using the vulnerabilities of internet routers, switches and other network devices belonging to government organizations, critical infrastructure providers, internet service providers, businesses and ...
Chinese officials fear that they will be sidelined in negotiations and that Mr. Kim will pursue a deal with the United States that places the North closer to ... The lack of involvement by the White House or the State Department, another official said, has limited the amount of substantive preparation for the ...
PHOENIX — U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and ...
Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, both advisers to U.S. President Donald Trump, are expected to represent the U.S. administration at the opening ceremony of the American Embassy in Jerusalem in May, Israeli officials confirmed Sunday. The official said American senators and members of the House of ...
The teenager who founded the hacking group that broke into ex-CIA chief John Brennan's email has been sentenced to serve two years at a youth detention center. Kane Gamble went by the alias "Cracka" when he and his group "Crackas With Attitude" targeted top US officials, including FBI deputy director ...
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That same week, however, U.S. weapons experts were studying a construction site near the Chinese border for clues that North Korean officials might be ... With guidance from an unidentified "knowledgeable official," the institute's experts were able to spot the suspected facility inside a guarded industrial ...
A new study released April 12 — the same day the world commemorated Yom HaShoah, known in English as Holocaust Remembrance Day — revealed almost half of U.S. adults could not name any of the more than 40,000 concentration camps and ghettos in Europe during World War II. The same study ...
Death Toll From Afghan Blast Reaches 48: Official. April 22, 2018, at 8:29 a.m.. April 22, 2018, at 8:29 a.m.. U.S. News & World Report. Death Toll From Afghan Blast Reaches 48: Official. More. Relatives mourn at a hospital after a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan April 22, 2018.REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail Reuters.
A teenager who tricked his way into obtaining the email and phone accounts of senior US intelligence officials has been sentenced. Kane Gamble, 18, targeted CIA, FBI and US Department of Justice databases from his bedroom in Leicestershire. The Old Bailey was told Gamble, who has admitted a ...
The United States military has plenty of innovators, but it doesn't have much time, the new undersecretary of defense for research and engineering told a Senate Armed Services subcommittee today. Michael D. Griffin told the senators that the speed of innovation will become the differentiating factor.

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management, an agency within the Interior Department, had been working on Gateway West since 2008, trying to thread the transmission lines through a mixture of private, state and public lands that include key habitat for sage grouse, a chicken-sized ground dwelling bird that has ...
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In today's increasingly complex and threatening environment, the Defense Department must sustain the capabilities needed to deter and defend against attacks on the U.S. homeland, its forces abroad and its allies and partners, John C. Rood, undersecretary of defense for policy, said on Capitol Hill ...
New York officials join the investigation into a veterans 'charity' that spends all that it raises on itself ... The nonprofit Center for American Homeless Veterans must give New York officials documents “relevant and material to an investigation and inquiry, undertaken in the public interest, of CAHV's solicitation ...
BELFAST, Maine (AP) — Town officials in Maine have voted to approve a planned inland salmon farm. The Belfast City Council unanimously approved zoning changes Tuesday, allowing the Norwegian firm Nordic Aquafarms to move forward with planning the farm. The 40-acre salmon farm would be ...
A US official told CNN that the Trump administration tells Russians there will be no new sanctions after US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley vowed there would be more punishments coming. Source: CNN · CNN Original Series on CNNgo. Watch Full episode on. Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown.
While a series of issues, notably Cyprus and resistance to Turkish membership in Germany and France, slowed negotiations, President Tayyip Erdogan's purge of police, judges, teachers and other officials since a coup attempt in 2016 has worsened Turkey's prospects dramatically, EU officials say.
Officials: 1 Palestinian Killed, 223 Wounded by Israeli Fire. 1 Palestinian killed, 223 wounded by Israeli army fire in third consecutive Friday of mass protests on the Gaza-Israel border, health officials say. April 13, 2018, at 1:41 p.m.. April 13, 2018, at 1:41 p.m.. U.S. News & World Report. Officials: 1 Palestinian Killed, 223 ...
Now Trump asked advisers for tougher Syria strike option, official says U.S. news · Video Will Begin In... 3. Next 18-year-old professional video gamer living out childhood dream U.S. news · Video Will Begin In... 3. Teen who died after being crushed by minivan seat called 911 twice U.S. news; Broadcast: Fri ...
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Demand for Air Force Capabilities Grows. The demand for Air Force capabilities continues to grow, as the United States experiences a more competitive and dangerous international security environment, Air Force Lt. General Arnold W. Bunch Jr., military deputy for the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the ...
Justice Department officials said they needed more detailed information on every U.S. resident to prevent discrimination under the 1965 Voting Rights Act. Civil rights groups and others blasted the decision, .... One is Habermann, the former senior Census Bureau official. Ross writes that Habermann (and a ...
U.S. and Japanese officials familiar with the preparations for the Trump-Abe summit say Japan is worried Trump may seek a deal with Kim under which Pyongyang would agree to give up missiles capable of reaching the United States, without eliminating short- and medium-range missiles that threaten ...
U.S. Senator Elzabeth Warren question Trump's legitimacy to carry out further military action without Congressional approval writing, "The Constitution gives Congress the power to authorize military action. If @realdonaldtrump wants to expand American military involvement in Syria's Civil War, he must ...
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“Any objective review of these claims should tell us what we already know — that the F.B.I. was right, that there was sufficient evidence to continue investigating certain Trump campaign officials for their connections to the Russian government, and that the Republicans are desperate to distract from that ...
Rosen, currently head of Latin America investment banking at Bank of America, is set to serve as the IMF's top American official for a term of two years. The Harvard and Oxford graduate has more than 30 years of experience in investment banking, according to a White House press release Wednesday ...
According to current and former US officials cited by Reuters, it's easy to access commercial encryption technology and the increased presence of Russian agents in the US has made it hard for the FBI to keep up with them. "It's more complex now. The complexity comes in the techniques that can be used," ...
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 ...
Official: Indicted Maryland Lawmaker Submits Resignation. A spokesman for Maryland's Senate president says a state senator ... Oaks has a motions hearing scheduled before U.S. District Judge Richard Bennett in Baltimore on Thursday morning. Oaks' attorneys didn't immediately return calls seeking ...
American officials have been reaching out to the North Koreans in hopes of hearing directly from them about Mr. Kim's intentions, particularly since South Korean envoys quoted him as saying he was willing to discuss “denuclearizing” his country. Officials hope that Mr. Moon's meeting with Mr. Kim will ...
The U.S. official working to save the Iran nuclear deal said Wednesday that he held “very constructive” talks with key European allies, but could not say whether it ... Federal Reserve officials see a stronger U.S. economy and signaled Wednesday that would mean a slightly faster pace of interest rate hikes in coming years.
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U.S. elections are still vulnerable to digital interference from Russia and other countries, the secretary of Homeland Security warned Wednesday, a reminder that ... The public hearing was part of the Senate panel's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, which U.S. officials say included ...
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South Korean officials got a green light from the U.S. before flying to Pyongyang with DPRK national airline Air Koryo on Thursday, a diplomatic ... Only one flight flew from Beijing to Pyongyang on Thursday afternoon, according to Air Koryo's official website, departing for the DPRK capital at 1405 local time.
U.S. Security Officials Uncertain Of How To Address Infrastructure Vulnerabilities ... The U.S. is warning against Russian cyber attacks targeting the energy grid and infrastructure as President Trump congratulates Russian President Vladimir Putin on his reelection. Many wonder what the Trump ...
On Wednesday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said some countries won't have to pay the tariffs while they try to negotiate exemptions. The administration is negotiating with the EU, South Korea, Argentina and Australia. Altmaier told Germany's parliament Thursday "it is a question of ...
US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Manufacturing Ian Steff is visiting after US President Donald Trump last week signed into law the Taiwan Travel Act, which allows high-level officials to meet their Taiwanese counterparts and vice versa. His trip follows that of US Deputy Assistant Secretary of ...
A personal assistant to Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has responded to reports of Cambridge Analytica's involvement in the country's 2015 election, retweeting an image of a dejected-looking former leader Goodluck Jonathan. March 22, 2018, at 12:27 p.m.. March 22, 2018, at 12:27 p.m.. U.S. News & World ...
The revelation that school officials considered trying to commit Mr. Cruz under the Baker Act in 2016 appeared to be another in a string of missed opportunities to deal with the troubled young man. He went on to commit one of the deadliest school massacres in American history last month, killing 17 people ...
SEOUL — A North Korean official will hold unofficial talks in Finland with a delegation from the U.S. and former South Korean government officials, Seoul's foreign ministry said, amid a flurry of recent diplomatic activity before an expected U.S.-North Korean summit by the end of May. However, American ...


 

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